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It was an exhausting experience to ride Shimla - Chandigarh through rough and curvy roads. The journey (113 km) between these two cities was typically condemned 3 hours by car, over 4 hours by bus and over 5 hours by train however currently himachal pradesh government launched helicopter taxi service on Monday from Shimla to Chandigarh.
Mr. Jairam Thakur (Chief Minister - Himachal Pradesh ) flagged off the heli taxi service from the Jubbarhatti Airport Shimla to Chandigarh close to hill station. The journey can take hardly just twenty minutes between the cities.
- Departure from Jubbarhatti, Shimla Airport, at 8 am and arrival at Chandigarh Airport at 8:20 am.
- Departure from Chandigarh Airport, at 9 am and arrival at Jubbarhatti, Shimla Airport, at 9:20 am.
Luggage allowed per passenger: 10 kg. (Extra luggage will be chargeable).
Minimum price: Rs 2,999/Person
The service to be available on every Monday and Friday. It may be increased depending on response to the services.