Shimla: Himachal governement has allowed heli taxi operators to offer services during the Manimahesh pilgrimage in Chamba district.
Shiva Heli Services and Virat Heli Services have been allowed to operate heli taxis and will operate till September 20, when the pilgrimage officially ends.
The choppers will ferry devotees between Bharmour town, the base camp of the pilgrimage, and Gauri Kund, just one km short of the lake.
The fare both ways for the pilgrimage will be Rs. 7500 per person.
Manimahesh lake is situated at a height of 13,500 feet. The journey starts from Bharmour via Hadsar on foot.