NOW, FLY AROUND MYSORE PALACE ON A CHOPPER
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.