Technology has changed the way we do things nowadays, and it has replaced many manual functions in the society. Uber, a groundbreaking car e-hailing app has been in the market in Kenya for two years and in Mombasa just few months ago (Read). By the click of a few buttons, you can call a car, and have it take you to your destination getting all the details on your phone.
On Sunday 4th September, Uber gave 6 lucky winners a chance to explore Kenya’s magical wonders from the heights through a helicopter ride courtesy of Corporate Helicopters Kenya with Mombasa celebrities Chef Ali Mandhry, DJ Lenium and Miss Global Kenya Tima Keilah. Sarova Whitesands was the location sponsor and provided a scrumptious breakfast for the guests. The helicopters lifted off and landed from the tennis court, the trip took about twenty minutes. The entire event was covered by the Media.
Life in Mombasa got a chance to ride in one of the trips around the coast and see the magical Mombasa; the experience was beautiful and breathtaking. Seeing the contrast of Mombasa, the new building and the old Swahili buildings together creating a burst of colours and the different architectural structures. You want to fall in love with Mombasa all over again. The view of the beach to the upscale Nyali area and to historic Old town area was magical.
This is what the winners had to say:
Elizabeth Maina (Instagram Winner) – It was the best experience I ever had. The view was so beautiful from up there.
Naimah Jarad (Facebook Winner) – My experience for the uber chopper ride, with the help of Uber we crossed the chopper ride off our bucket list! Absolutely awesome.
Mujtabaa Bachani (app winner) – It was an amazing ride. Once in a lifetime experience and I’ve never felt as excited as in today’s ride.
Sights from the Uber Chopper ride: