Helicopter ride, which was the major attraction of last year Rose Festival in Chandigarh has been resumed for 2018 as well. Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has finalized a company named Heritage Aviation that will take you to the chopper ride of the Rose fest 2018. Last year the tender for the chopper ride was given away to Green Hawk Air. Also, the ticket fare for the Rose Festival chopper ride 2018 has been reduced from the previous year.
Although the preparation for the Annual Rose Festival in Rose Garden (Chandigarh) has been in full swing. People of the Chandigarh & nearby can enjoy the 3 days long-awaited event of the city Rose Fest 2018 from 23rd to 25th Feb @ Rose Garden itself. If you are willing to be one of the fliers of the Helicopter ride during Rose Fest 2018, then check the details below.
Details of the Helicopter ride @ Chandigarh Rose Fest 2018
Last year only, Municipal Corporation introduced the helicopter ride during the Rose Festival in Chandigarh. And it became the major attraction for the visitors of Chandigarh Rose Fest. Keeping in mind the response of the people, MC is once again all set to provide the visitors with the Chopper ride in 2018 Rose Festival as well. But this it’s a new other company who has been provided with the tender of the same by the MC.
Likewise the last year, people will get to enjoy 7- 10 minutes ride of the chopper during the Chandigarh Rose Festival 2018. The chopper will take off from Sector 17 Parade Ground & will make people enjoy the view of Chandigarh’s Rose Fest 2018 from above 700 Feet. As of now, the route has not been decided yet for the choppers. In 2017, the visitor enjoyed the view of Rose Garden, Sector 17 Plaza, Sukhna Lake & Leisure Valley from the top.
Ticket Fare (Price) of the Rose Festival 2018 Chopper Ride in Chandigarh
As the helicopter ride was introduced last time in the Rose Fest, the fare was a lil bit higher as expected but then also a huge number of visitors enjoyed it during the Fest. For attracting more number of visitors, MC has reduced the fare of Chopper ride in the Rose Festival 2018. Last year per person fare for the helicopter ride was Rs. 3500. Whereas the Helicopter ride in 2018 Rose Festival can be availed for Rs. 2400 per person. So if you missed the helicopter ride in 2017 Rose Festival, get ready to avail the offer in 2018 with a price cut in Chandigarh.
Helicopter Ride Ticket Booking:
Tickets for helicopter ride during Rose Festival 2018 can be booked from:
- Hotel Mount View, Sector 10
- Hotel Shivalik View, Sector 17
- Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh
For this year MC has written many aviation companies in this regards but only 2 of them showed interest. Also, the 3 days long Rose Festival of Chandigarh will be decked up with 14000 roses of 829 varieties. And the approx cost of Chandigarh’s Rose Festival 2018 is expected to come around Rs. 55.67 lakhs.
People of Chandigarh eagerly wait for the Rose Fest on the yearly basis as it gives them blooms for another one year. The add-on energy in 2018 Rose Fest has been added by the Helicopter ride of the city. So get ready everyone, Rose Festival 2018 has been knocking your door. Come out to Rose Garden (Sector 16) on the last Weekend of February 2018 & refresh yourself with the fragrance of various roses for 3 days in Chandigarh.
Save the dates for Chandigarh’s Rose Fest- it’s 23, 24 & 25 February 2018 & gathers your gang for an amazingly long 3 days weekend along with Helicopter ride & entertainment package of Star-studded night.
Source: The Tribune