Helicopter Tours in Nepal
Nepal is a mountainous country with many unique and famous travel destinations. People from different part of the world enjoy traveling Nepal. In general, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is trending tour in Nepal. Yearly, thousands of people go for it. It’s enjoyable trekking in Nepal. Visit Nepal 2020 is making the travel destinations more advance and cheap day by day. Some of the significant Helicopter Tours in Nepal are below:
1. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
You may wonder why EBC helicopter Tour is in the top. Yes, its trending Helicopter tour around the globe. Well, everyone wants to reach Everest Base Camp. This tour is for those who have very less time phrase but wants to enjoy the beauty of the Everest region. The total duration of the Helicopter tour is 4 hours.
The helicopter tour begins from Kathmandu Airport. It flies towards Lukla passing overhead of beautiful Kathmandu valley. The top view of Kathmandu valley, including Swoyambhunath, forest areas, hills, and the lake is fabulous. After 30 minutes of Lukla flight, we land at Lukla Airport for refueling and breakfast. Then, we head towards Namche Bazaar, Syangboche, Tengboche, and Dingboche. Namche Bazaar is the busiest and the only trade hub of Everest region. We pass the Khumbu Glacier, which is famous in the area. And, many trekkers enjoy giving it during the Everest Base Camp Trek. Landing on the Everest Base camp would excite you. It feels like a dream come true when you witness the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest by your naked eyes.
You get 5 minutes to enjoy at Mt. Everest. The time would run in rocket speed, and you feel like that’s not enough. You can immediately say your leader and pilot about it. That’s because people feel symptoms of altitude sickness immediately when they stay for a longer time or more than 5 minutes. Returning tour is more stunning. We fly to the Everest View Hotel for lunch. You can observe glorious landscapes of Mt. Everest and the other Himalayas from the Hotel.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
- Stunning mountain vistas like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam and many more
- Explore the Everest View hotel and front view of Mt. Everest
- Get 3-D views of Kathmandu valley and Namche Bazaar
- Fly to the most dangerous airport in the World: Lukla Airport
- Get Top view of Khumbu glacier, rivers, suspension bridges, and traditional Sherpa Villages
Things to Remember Before Going for EBC helicopter Tour
While you go for EBC Helicopter Tour, you must check whether the Helicopter has Oxygen Cylinder or not for an emergency condition. Also, you can ask about the model of Helicopter and route in detail. Make sure to carry all the necessary items like clothes and other equipment.
2. Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is short and famous trip leading you to the stunning Annapurna range of Nepal. You will fly early in the morning towards high hills, forest areas, and cultivating the land. You can get a fantastic landscape of Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Himchuli and many other ranges. The Helicopter tour takes 4 hours to complete.
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Pvt. Ltd offers you pick up and drop services and tax for departure from Airport. Other than this, extra services are served at cheapest and affordable price. Our Helicopter is equipped with Emergency Oxygen cylinder and highly experienced Pilots having decades of experience in the field.
You can spend about 30 to 45 minutes at the Base Camp. There’re two options for Helicopter Tour: one from Kathmandu and next from Pokhara.
We’ve two options again from Kathmandu. First, you can book private Helicopter Chartered service to Annapurna Base Camp. Next is you can go for a flight to Pokhara and then Helicopter Ride from Pokhara. The first one is costly, but if you’re in a group of 4 to 5, the price gets down.
Itinerary from Kathmandu:
5:30 am: Transfer to Kathmandu International Airport from Hotel
6:30 am: Fly to Pokhara Airport
7:30 am: Take a helicopter ride from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp
9:00 am: Fly back to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu
10:30 am: Transfer to hotel from Airport
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara
You can go for Helicopter Tour from Pokhara as well. Follow this itinerary for it:
5:30 am: Drive to Pokhara Airport
6:00 am: fly to Annapurna Base Camp
7:30 am: Fly back to Pokhara
Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour
- Panoramic views of Mt. Annapurna and many other mountain ranges
- Annapurna Base Camp is the best viewpoint for Sunrise and Sunset
- Stunning view of Natural Hot Spring (Tatopani)
- Photographic area
- Views of Rare and endangered species
3. Helicopter Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley
Kathmandu helicopter service provides immense fun roaming around the Kathmandu valley. The total duration of the tour is 30 minutes, and that’s enough to get all the top views of Kathmandu city. You can explore all the famous places around Kathmandu. Swoyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Basantapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Shiva Statue of Sanga, Nagarkot View Tower, Namobuddha and many more. The Helicopter Tour starts early in the morning. We drive to Kathmandu Airport and go for the helicopter Tour. You can ask about the places to the leader and make yourself comfortable during the tour. Most of the people perform photography and videography during the Helicopter Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley.
4. Langtang Helicopter Tour
The Flight begins from Kathmandu Airport and lands at Ghoretabala. It is the place where we start the Langtang valley trek. The total duration of langtang Helicopter tour is 2 hours. During that time, we visit different famous sites in Langtang region like Kyanjin village. The yak pasture, Chess factory, and Kyanjin Gompa are mesmerizing. We return the same route towards Kathmandu Airport.
5. Chitwan Helicopter Tour
Flying to Chitwan from Kathmandu by Helicopter is marvelous. The Helicopter tour duration is 2 hours. The exotic environment of Chitwan National Park would amaze you. We enjoy the activities insides the National Park. This tour is the combo for Chitwan sightseeing and Chitwan Helicopter tour. Elephant Safari, travel of rare and endangered species of birds and animals and exploration of wildlife and vegetation are some of the activities carried out inside Chitwan National Park. We return the same route and transfer you to the hotel at Thamel.
Things to Carry During Helicopter Tour in Nepal
- Sunscreens and sunglasses
- Camera with a good lens
- Boots, warm socks, and clothes for a day
- Sun Hat
- Lip balms
- Light snacks and chocolates
- Trekking poles
Helicopter Tours in Nepal is gaining popularity day by day. If the trend continues, then several helicopters will appear in the sky of Kathmandu. The tour offers you vast landscapes of mountain ranges, forest areas, traditional villages, rivers, suspension bridges is a lifetime memory. IF you’re planning to go for it, you can Contact Us. We’re 24 hours online to help you and support you.