Top 5 Heli Experiences in Nepal

14, Feb 2022 |

From the valley to the mountain tops in just a matter of time

A thrilling helicopter ride is not just something you see in movies, it’s a surreal experience at your fingertips. Visitors to our beautiful ‘Land of the Himalayas’, can make the most of their trip and catch a glimpse of the real Nepal. For those looking to immerse in Nepal without the luxury of time, it is one experience that cannot compare. Convenience takes precedence but with the same rewarding views.

Everest Base Camp

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One of the most coveted helicopter tours, Everest Base Camp at 5364 mt is an arduous journey otherwise. The helicopter tour gives you the thrill and the mesmeric views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Thamserku. A scenic four to five-hour ride to the world’s tallest mountain is a small price to pay. 


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The Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour takes you straight to the holy alpine freshwater lake close to the Tibetan border. At an elevation of 4380 mt in Langtang Region, the ride will definitely be enticing to say the least. Approximately within 35 minutes of boarding from Kathmandu you will be able to indulge in peace and serenity. 


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The breathtaking Muktinath Helicopter tour is another must-visit pilgrimage cum adventure destination. The Muktinath temple also known as Chumig Gyatsa and the stunning terrain is enough to keep you coming back for more. Also among the most popular of tours, it lies at an elevation of 3710 mt in the laps of Thorong La Mountain Pass. One can take in the sights and sounds of Mustang within just three hours from Kathmandu and one hour from Pokhara.


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The glimmering Rara lake awaits you. At an elevation of 2990 mt, the oval-shaped lake is deemed to be the deepest and largest lake in Nepal. The crown jewel in Rara National Park, it is another popular pilgrimage site. After boarding from Kathmandu you will have to make a pitstop in Nepalgunj, from there it is no longer than half an hour to Rara lake. Rewarded by sensational views of snow covered peaks, this helicopter tour is a lifetime experience.

Annapurna Base Camp 

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Only an hour and a half away from Pokhara, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the most popular tours in Nepal. The breathtaking Himalayas is a sight for sore eyes. The morning sun welcomes you to a world of pristine white mountain tops of the Annapurna range, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Machhapuchhre and many more, eventually landing at Annapurna Base Camp at 4,095 mt.

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Make the most out of your trips with these numerous heli tour operators:

Air Dynasty Heli Services 

Heli Everest

Altitude Air

Mountain Helicopter

Simrik Air




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