Top 4 Best Helicopter charter Tours in Nepal

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the most popular helicopter tours in Nepal. It offers an incredible journey to the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. This tour is ideal for those who are unable to endure the long and strenuous trek to Everest Base Camp due to steep paths, high altitudes, and freezing temperatures. The helicopter lands either at Everest Base Camp or Kalapathar, both of which are excellent vantage points for a face-to-face encounter with mighty Mount Everest and other towering peaks. The entire trip can be completed within 3 hours.

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing at Everest Base Camp provides a remarkable tour around EBC with breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, and more. On the other hand, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing at Kalapathar offers exploration around Kalapathar, the highest point of the EBC trek and one of the best viewpoints in Nepal. Kalapathar offers a panoramic 360-degree view of the entire Himalayan range, making your tour truly memorable and exciting.

During the helicopter tour to Everest, you will fly over beautiful villages such as Namche, Tengboche, Syangboche, Dingboche, and more, depending on your preferences. You will have a brief stop for breakfast at the famous “Everest View Hotel” in Syangboche, where you can enjoy tea/coffee, breakfast, and breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges. After breakfast and a short tour around Everest View Hotel, you will head back to Lukla and then return to Kathmandu, which marks the end of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is usually done in groups with a size of 5. However, for those who prefer a private helicopter tour, Nepal Everest Base Camp can make arrangements accordingly.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Also known as the Annapurna Helicopter Tour or ABC Helicopter Tour, this tour offers the best way to explore the Annapurna Sanctuary in a short period of time. The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour takes you to the base of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).

The ABC helicopter tour is suitable for all ages, including elders and children, and is one of the most popular holiday tours in Nepal. It is an ideal option for those who are unable to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC Trek) but still wish to enjoy the snow-capped mountains and dramatic scenery of the region. The helicopter tour crosses through lush green forests of oaks, pines, and rhododendrons at different altitudes of the Annapurna region.

The helicopter lands at Annapurna Base Camp and allows visitors to explore the area for 35-50 minutes. The package for the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour comes in two choices: Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu and Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara. The entire trip takes approximately 2 hours to complete. Usually, the helicopter tour starts from Pokhara for private helicopter tours, while for group trips, it can be based on your preference.

The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is usually done in groups with a size of 5, but private helicopter tours can also be arranged by Nepal Everest Base Camp.

Langtang Helicopter Tour

Experience the breathtaking beauty of Langtang region with a helicopter tour that takes you on an unforgettable journey through hidden valleys and untouched landscapes. Marvel at the snow-capped mountains, rhododendron forests, and remote ancient villages up close as you soar through the Langtang National Park.

Your Langtang helicopter tour begins from Kathmandu Valley and lands at the picturesque Tibetan village of Kyanjin Gompa, situated at an altitude of 3,950 meters. Explore the ancient monastery, local cheese factory, traditional houses, and meet the friendly locals. The panoramic views of Ganesh Himal (7,407m), Langtang Lirung (7,246m), and Dorje Lakpa (6,975m) are sure to leave you awe-struck.

Apart from Kyanjin Gompa, the helicopter also takes you near Gosaikunda, a renowned religious and holy place for both Hindus and Buddhists. Here, you can witness the frozen lake of Gosaikunda, which attracts thousands of visitors every year with its mystical aura.

Langtang Heli Tour is usually conducted in groups of 5, but if you prefer a private helicopter tour, Nepal Everest Base Camp can arrange that for you. Embark on this remarkable adventure and create memories to last a lifetime as you explore the enchanting Langtang Valley from the skies.

Muktinath Helicopter Tour

Embark on an incredible flight journey to the revered Muktinath Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and considered the highest altitude temple in the world. Located at an elevation of 3,710m under the majestic Thorong La Pass in the Himalayas, this holy temple is a significant pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists alike.

The Muktinath helicopter tour offers awe-inspiring views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, and the high sandstone hills. The cool breeze that sweeps across these dry lands brings inner peace and freshness to the mind, body, and soul.

The Muktinath Heli Tour can start from either Kathmandu or Pokhara, depending on the traveler’s location. The tour takes approximately 3-5 hours, including landing time at Muktinath Temple. The temple is famous for its 108 stone taps and holy pond, believed to cleanse all impurities and sins of humans according to Hindu and Buddhist beliefs.

In addition to Muktinath Temple, there are other nearby temples and monasteries, including Jawala Devi Mai Temple, where flames never cease to burn. Muktinath is also known as the only place on earth where all five elements – air, water, earth, fire, and sky – are believed to coexist, as per Hindu and Buddhist myths.

The helicopter lands at Ranipauwa, which is approximately 1.5 hours’ flight from Kathmandu Valley. The Muktinath Helicopter tour not only offers a religious and spiritual journey in the lap of the mighty Himalayas but also allows you to witness the picturesque villages of Kagbeni, Jomson, Marpha, and more, adding to the overall charm of this remarkable adventure.

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The best time for a helicopter tour in Nepal is the Autumn and Spring seasons. The Autumn season falls from September to November and Spring from March to May.
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