The AP tourism has decided to do something for the first time in the country. Yes, seaplanes will be seen soon flying between Vijayawada and Vizag. They are expected to start this September.
The seaplane services between Visakhapatnam-Amaravati via Kakinada will be handled by Chennai based, Sky Choppers Logistics Private Limited. In the recent CII Partnership Summit in Vizag, the company has come into an MOU with Andhra Pradesh Government. The seaplane would land on the Prakasam Barrage in Krishna River at Vijayawada. In Vizag, it will land near old Municipal office at Bheemli. This would be a different and thrilling experience those who will be travelling on regular flights. The government is also expecting that tourism also will get a boost with this project.
The price is estimated to be around Rs.3,000 to Rs.3,500. The organizers are expecting a huge demand for this service. Sky Choppers Logistics Private Limited is well experienced in Hel-Tourism in Vaishondevi, Amarnath and Badrinath. They have bought these sea planes from USA, where the cost is around 18 crores.
The same company is also starting heli-tourism in Vizag between Vuda Park to Kailasagiri. The ticked is expected to be fix around Rs.2500.