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Now, fly down to Vemulawada in a chopper at ₹30k

Vemulawada legislator Ch. Ramesh Babu with his wife after launching the helicopter service, on Thursday.

Vemulawada legislator Ch. Ramesh Babu with his wife after launching the helicopter service, on Thursday.  

TS Aviation Corporation launches service till February 23

The Telangana government launched helicopter services for pilgrims planning to visit Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy temple in Vemulawada on Thursday.

Minister for Tourism V. Srinivas Goud inaugurated the service from Begumpet airport in Hyderabad. Vemulawada legislator Ch. Ramesh Babu and his wife were the first passengers on the flight. The heli-services would be available till February 23.

Following Minister for IT and Municipal Administration K. Taraka Rama Rao’s instructions, Mr. Goud took initiatives for operating the helicopter service from Hyderabad to Vemulawada during the Mahasivaratri festival through the Telangana State Aviation Corporation.

The packages include Hyderabad to Vemulawada (round trip) per head at ₹30,000 with a free darshan. Another package includes an aerial view of Vemulawada temple town for seven minutes at ₹3,000 per head. Another package costing ₹5,500 per head is a 16-minute flight for an aerial view of the temple town and Mid Manair Dam.

For bookings, contact: 9400399999 and 9880505905.

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