The move comes following Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism co-ordinating with the Military Hospital 175 and the Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH South), as well as a number of travel firms to carry out a survey in order to design a new tourism product for the southern metropolis.
Nguyen Minh Man, communication director of TST tourist company, revealed that the firm have officially opened helicopter tours, with the first pilot flight being conducted on April 29.
The preferential price on the first flight stands at only VND4,080,000 with a flight time of 40 minutes, with this passing through places like Aeon Mall Tan Phu - Aeon Mall Binh Tan, RMIT, Phu My Bridge, Thu Thiem Bridge, Landmark 81, and the Binh Quoi tourist site.
After the pilot flights, there will be more options for tourists, with a flexible flight time ranging between 20 minutes and 80 minutes.
Furthermore, visitors will have the opportunity to savour an array of scenic views of Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve, Can Dong Bat Tan (Endless Fields) - Tan Lap Tourist Area, and Long An from above.
Moreover, TST tourist company are also co-operating with the VNH South to organise charter flights by helicopter to meet the needs of tourists, including corporate customers.