NOW, FLY AROUND MYSORE PALACE ON A CHOP­PER

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Mysore: As part of the cel­e­bra­tions for Dasara, he­li­copter ser­vices from the Lalith Ma­hal Heli­pad in Mysore were launched on Satur­day. The fa­cil­ity is aimed at giv­ing tourists an aerial view of her­itage sites, in­clud­ing the Mysore Palace (in pic­ture). The ser­vice is avail­able be­tween 9 am and 5 pm till Oc­to­ber 5 and each flight lasts about 10 min­utes. The ini­tia­tive was started last year, and fol­low­ing a good re­sponse, the ad­min­is­tra­tion de­cided to launch it this year as well. Each chop­per can carry up to six pas­sen­gers. Flights are charged at J2,300 for adults and J2,200 for chil­dren and per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties.

UDAYASHANKAR S

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