6 Top Heli Landing Tours In Nepal

16 October, 2023 By Dambar Khadka

6 top Heli landing tours in Nepal are the best way to see the majestic views of the great Himalayan trails. The Heli landing tour allows people to enjoy the breathtaking views of glorious mountain ranges and have a lifetime experience in a brief period.

If you have less time and still wish to explore Nepal in the best possible way, Heli tours are what you should look for. Most 6 Top Heli Landing tours operate from Kathmandu domestic airport in Nepal. At the same time, some of the tours also start from Pokhara.

Most tours are more likely to be completed within a day, collecting the memories equivalent to many days of trekking. But, if you are running out of time and would like to explore the Everest Heli tour from Kathmandu, Muktinath tour from Kathmandu and Pokhara, Annapurna Base Camp Heli tour from Kathmandu and Pokhara, Langtang and Gosainkunda Heli tour from Kathmandu and Upper Mustang Heli tour from Kathmandu and Pokhara then feel free to contact us by email or Whatsapp now. You may contact me on WhatsApp at +977 9851033819 in 24/7 a Day and by email as well. However, Here are some of the best Heli tours in Nepal that you should not miss out on.

Kalapathar Heli Landing Tour

Mount Everest, situated between Nepal and Tibet (China) in the northeastern part of Nepal, is the highest peak in the world. Everest Heli tour allows you to unfold the great and giant Himalayas of the Khumbu region, including the highest mountain in the world. It is one of the best aerial tours in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour provides a golden opportunity for people who are physically disabled and also for those who lack enough time for trekking but wish to see Everest Himalayan ranges at least once in their lifetime.

The Everest Heli Tour is also perfect for celebrating special occasions like anniversaries, birthdays, and life achievements in Sagarmatha National Park. Heli tour to Everest base camp is only a 4-hour round trip from Kathmandu domestic airport.

You’ll get off the Helicopter for the best viewpoint at Kalapathar and overfly to Everest base camp and Khumbu glacier. We will stop for a warm breakfast on the lap of Everest (Everest View Hotel)

We provide two types of services for the Mount Everest Heli tour: private tour and sharing with others. Depending on your interest and wallet, let us know if you have any queries regarding the service and time.

6 Top Heli Landing Tours in Nepal
6 Top Heli Landing Tours in Nepal

How Long Does The Everest Helicopter Tour Take?

The tour usually ends within four hours of the start, but sometimes, the flight may get delayed due to air traffic in Kathmandu and weather conditions around Mt. Everest. It is a little difficult to forecast weather around the Himalayan region. So, it is better to have one full day to land at Kalapathar than to fly around the Everest Mountain ranges.

What Do We Expect To See From A Helicopter?

Throughout the journey, we will have views of the great Himalayan ranges. From Mount Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu, Mount Langtang, and Mount Shisha Panama at the beginning of the trip from the sky of Kathmandu to Mt. Everest, Mt. Mount Nuptse, Mount Lhotse, Island Peak, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Pumori, and many unnamed Himalayan ranges at the end of the trip around Everest Base Camp region, we can enjoy all kinds of mountains and its views.

Best Time For The Helicopter Tour

We have the two best seasons in Nepal for the Mount Everest Heli tour: autumn and spring. We do not provide such terms in winter and are less likely to operate in Monsoon. We can also manage during the Monsoon if you want a full chartered chopper, but sharing-based service has very little chance.

Annapurna Heli Landing Tour In 6 Top Heli Landing Tours In Nepal

The Annapurna Heli Landing tour is a short and fabulous trip where we’ll take off our flight from Kathmandu or Pokhara, depending on your choice. We are flying through the lap of the Annapurna Himalayan region. Annapurna Heli tour is one of the most desired destinations in the world.

It is a fantastic experience to fly through the lap of the Annapurna Himalayan Region and above the greenery, landscape, forests, villages, Lakes, Rivers, and cultivated terrains and see the beautiful Himalayas range. If you go trekking to Annapurna Base Camp, it will take you 11 days from Pokhara. However, you can travel to Annapurna Base Camp and fly back to Pokhara or Kathmandu by Helicopter.

Duration Of The 6 Top Heli Landing Tours In Nepal

We are operating an Annapurna Heli tour from Kathmandu and Pokhara.
(1) It takes about 3 hours to reach the Annapurna base camp from Kathmandu. However, we suggest you have a full day for the trip due to different unfortunate events that may occur. You will need a full-chartered helicopter because there are fewer chances of finding people to share helicopter service in Kathmandu.

(2) From Pokhara, it will take one hour of flight to reach Annapurna Base Camp. You will fly between Mount Fishtail and Mt. Annapurna south and land at the Annapurna Base Camp. Though the trip only takes about an hour, we suggest having a whole day to enjoy the tour even more and account for the unfortunate occurrence. We provide both private flight service and sharing service from Pokhara. You can choose according to your needs and inform us.

Highlights Of The Annapurna Heli Tour

You will have thrilling views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mount Machhapuchre, Himchuli, Mount Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Nilgiri North, and many unnamed white snow-capped peaks. We will land at Annapurna base camp for about 30 minutes to enjoy the scenarios, take photos, and create warm memories.

Average Temperature 

There are two different best seasons; it will be changed accordingly. The temperature of Annapurna Base Camp in March and April is around -5 degrees Celsius to -20 degrees Celsius in the morning and night and about +20 degrees Celsius during the daytime. The temperature is roughly the same during October and November as well. But you will need to have warm equipment with you all the time.

Annapurna Heli landing tour in 6 Top Heli Landing Tours in Nepal
Annapurna Heli Landing Tour in 6 Top Heli Landing Tours in Nepal

 Langtang And Gosainkunda Heli Landing Tour

Langtang and Gosainkunda heli tours are one of Nepal’s shortest and most delightful heli tours. Thousands of visitors travel to Gosainkunda because of its religious significance every year. Similarly, the Langtang Heli tour is another adventurous sport operating around the Langtang Valley, Glacier, and Himalayan ranges, flying above beautiful Tamang Villages and Langtang National Park.

It is a combined Heli tour between Langtang and Gosainkunda. Of course, you can do it separately if you wish to. A world heritage site, Gosainkunda Lake, surrounded by the massive snow-capped Himalayas, astonishingly changes its color depending upon the color of the sky. It is a thrilling flight towards Langtang and Gosainkunda. Gosainkunda lies in the Rasuwa district at an altitude of 4380m (14370 ft.).

However, Gosainkunda Lake remains frozen for most of the winter season. So, you must pick the best season to enjoy the tour thoroughly.

Duration Of Langtang And Gosainkunda Heli Tour

The trip usually takes 45 45-minute to 1-hour tour to Gosainkunda and two and a half hours to Langtang Valley from Kathmandu. We arrange both private and sharing-based services from Kathmandu.
Best time for the Langtang and Gosaikunda Heli Tour
Autumn and spring are considered the best time for the Langtang and Gosaikunda Heli Tour. We arranged the tour around this region because of the need for rescue services. Many people may get altitude sickness while traveling around this region, and it is easier to rescue them if the weather remains calm and stable. Furthermore, you will not be able to enjoy the beauty of the color-changing Gosaikunda Lake if it remains frozen.

Gosainkunda heli landing tour
Gosainkunda heli landing tour

Muktinath Heli landing tour

The Muktinath Heli tour is the most popular religious tour in Nepal. Muktinath is a venerated site of Hinduism and Buddhism, and thousands of Hindu devotees and people with religious beliefs visit the temple each year. Muktinath temple is located at the lap of the Annapurna Himalayan range at an altitude of 3800 meters from Sea level. We operate and provide service from Kathmandu and Pokhara. You will need a full charter Chopper for the Muktinath tour.

If you are lucky enough, you may get someone to share the helicopter and its cost, though it doesn’t happen often. You can look great at the Tibetan style of monasteries, which perfectly represents the existence of harmonious cultures in Nepal. The Heli tour towards Muktinath is a short tour that can be completed without physical difficulties.

Thus, people of any age group and with disabilities can enjoy the trip. As we fly over the deepest valley and Kali Gandaki, we can see the beautiful Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, dense forests, and the beautiful Kali Gandaki River. It is a fantastic temple tour with a unique glimpse of mountains and miracle temples.

Duration Of Muktinath Heli Tour

From Kathmandu to Muktinath, the chopper takes about two hours. You will then have another two hours to wrap up your visit to Muktinath and fly back to Kathmandu for another two hours. In total, the Muktinath Heli tour takes about 6 hours to complete. There are three helipads around the Muktinath region, but the public cannot land at the nearest helipad. So, we need to light about two kilometers away from the temple.

Most people can easily walk those two kilometers to the temple, but if you have any problem, you can hire a horse and ride on it to reach the temple.
Similarly, we are providing the service from Pokhara as well. It takes about one hour to get to the Muktinath helipad from Pokhara. After two hours at Muktinath Temple, you will fly back to Pokhara. The trip takes about a total of four hours from Pokhara.

The Highlight Of The Muktinath Chopper Tour

You can see beautiful mountains like Mt. Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri Himal, Dhaulagiri range, Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Tukuche Peaks, Kaligandaki Valley, and the deepest gorges along the way.

Best Time For The Muktinath Temple Heli Tour

We have two different seasons for the Muktinath Temple Heli Tour: March, April, and May of the year, and September, October, and November are the best time for the Muktinath Temple Heli Tour. People can visit during early December as well.

Muktinath Heli landing tour
Muktinath Heli landing tour

Upper Mustang Heli Landing Tour

Upper Mustang is Nepal’s small forbidden kingdom valley in the Annapurna Conservation. It covers about 2,020 sq. km in size. It has its own hidden Buddhist culture and the oldest Nigapa monastery.

It is a restricted zone, and you will need special permits for yourself and the Helicopter. We will provide you with the licenses together with Helicopter. You will land at the Tcharang and Lo-Mangthang to explore the upper Mustang. You must provide a copy of the passport and a p/p size of the picture before your arrival so we can appropriately manage the permits. We provide Upper Mustang Helicopter tour service from Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Duration Of Upper Mustang Tour

A=From Kathmandu,
It takes about one and a half hours to reach Upper Mustang. You will then have two hours of ground time to explore T-charming and Lo-Mangthang and fly back to Kathmandu in the next one and a half hours. You will need at least five hours for the Upper Mustang Heli Tour.
B= From Pokhara
From Pokhara, you will reach Upper Mustang in just one hour. However, you can only stay at Atcharang and Lo-Manthang for about two hours because of a fixed grounding time. You will then return to Pokhara in another hour. You will need to have four hours for the Upper Mustang Heli Tour.

6 Top Heli Landing Tours in Nepal, Upper Mustang
6 Top Heli Landing Tours in Nepal, Upper Mustang

Options:

We are operating the Upper Mustang Jeep tour from Kathmandu and Pokhara. Usually, Landcruiser and Scorpio Jeep are available during the Mustang Jeep Tour.

Dambar Khadka

Dambar Khadka, a passionate adventurer and the founder of Boundless Adventure Nepal, has spent his entire life writing about nature and Nepal's developing tourism business. Dambar's passion with nature and its different cultures began as a child in Nepal's stunning landscapes. He began writing following successful treks and expeditions across Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. Dambar Khadka created Boundless Adventure Nepal in 1992 to share the majesty of the Nepal Himalayas with the rest of the planet. As an explorer and writer, he is committed to responsible tourism and cultural connection, allowing readers and adventurers to immerse themselves in Nepal's enchantment through his works.

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