Helicopter Tour in Nepal is one of the best exciting and thrilling experience journeys which provide you an opportunity to explore the variant geographical territories of Nepal.
Sightseeing tours done in helicopter is the best way to explore the up close views of Mountains, lush green valleys, lakes, fields, rivers and many more. It is a popular and delightful trip which lets the people experience the diversity of the country within short period of time. Several popular mountain ranges like: Annapurna, Everest, Lang tang, Fishtail, Manaslu, Ganesh etc. can be seen during this helicopter tour. Getting so close to these glistering mountains is an unforgettable travel experience which will remain as a wonderful memory for your lifetime. You get to feast on the awesome vistas of snow-capped peaks, glaciated passes, quaint village settlements and panoramic landscapes.
Helicopter tour is popular among the elder people who cannot go for the trek due to their physical condition but want to get close to the Himalayas. This tour is also a family oriented tour and children along with other family members can entertain themselves flying above the Mountains. This tour is also popular among the people who have busy work schedule and have only limited time for their holiday.
Helicopter tour in Nepal starts from the capital of the country, Kathmandu. The only International Airport of Nepal, Tribhuvan International Airport sets as a put-in-point for flying and starting our trip to the onward destination. Depending upon the package you choose, this tour will reward you with the breath taking views of Mountain ranges, panoramic portrait of lush green valleys, tranquil lake views and many more. Upon reaching at your desired destination, you will be provided with some time to explore the surrounding and take photographs. Afterwards, the flight will take back to Kathmandu which becomes the put-out-point of this trip. This exhilarating day trip above the glistering mountain peaks will make you fall in love with the country.
Below are the Helicopter Tour packages that is operated by Nature Trail Travels & Tours
Lang tang valley Helicopter Tour
Lang tang valley Helicopter tour offers you the panoramic view of Lang tang Mountain range, rhododendron and pine forest, spectacular geographical features, Helambu, Langtang valley, Kyanjin Gompa, Tamang settlement and Gosaikunda Lakes unbeatable natural beauty and others. Lang tang valley is located north of Kathmandu and is spread up to the Tibetan border. It is a unique and ancient culture and heritage of Tibetan origin. This tour starts from Kathmandu airport. You will fly over the picturesque mountain view until you reach Lang tang village where the helicopter lands. Enjoy the breathtaking scenario of the valley, lakes and mountains surrounding the valley. The highlight of this tour is the view of Lang tang National Park with blooming rhododendron and pine forest during the month of April making the whole are colorful. If you are lucky enough, then you might see Himalayan Red Panda. This package is an awful experience where you get an opportunity to communicate with the local people and community. This tour also enables you to make perfect commune with the place and enjoy natural serenity for a peace of mind. The total tour duration will take around 1 hour 30 minutes.
Everest Helicopter Tour
Everest Helicopter Tour is one of the best experiences of travelling to the lap of the World’s roof. During this tour, you will not only get an opportunity to view the tallest Mountain i.e. Mount Everest but also will get chance to see wide ranges of other mountains which includes: Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lotshe, Choyou, Gauri Shankar, Dorjelakpa and Makalu peaks. Apart from this, it also gives an opportunity to get a close look at natural beauty and Gokyo Lake. The entire tour takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete. The starting point of our tour is Kathmandu airport. During the flight, you will get information about the peaks and surrounding geography from the pilot. Our first stop will be at Lukla airport. For those who take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, it serves as the starting point of Everest Base Camp trek. Afterwards, you will fly high in the mountains. You will feel so close to the mountains that you feel like touching it. Then our second stop will be Kalapathar. This place is surrounded by black colored stones and rocks, thus the name comes after it. Then you will see the amazing view of Gokyo Lake attracting the visitors with its natural beauty. Then we fly back to Kathmandu to end our Everest Helicopter Tour
Annapurna Helicopter Tour
Annapurna Helicopter Tour starts from Kathmandu airport. Annapurna Region is a naturally prosperous landscape in the western part of Nepal. The opportunities to see some of the outstanding Himalayan peaks of Nepal adored with huge lumps of snow stand in all their glory including entire Annapurna range, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Fishtail and others certainly make your tour a unique experience. Our helicopter will land at Poon Hill (3190 m), an ideal and most famous spot of Annapurna region to view sunrise and sunset. During this tour, you will get amazing views of Mt. Annapurna, Annapurna South, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mount Manaslu, Mt. Fishtail and several White climbing peaks. It is an amazing scene of Pokhara city encircled with lakes, caves and waterfalls. The entire trip will take around 3 hours and the starting and ending point will be Kathmandu airport itself.
Kathmandu Helicopter Sightseeing Tour
Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the heart of the country. This place includes more than 75% of temples and heritage sites of Nepal. Being the busiest city, there is a lot of traffic if you are willing to do the sightseeing tour by land transfer. Thus, this tour is an ideal package for those travelers who are bounded with busiest schedule but want to explore the traditional heritage sites of the valley. The tour takes place from Kathmandu airport and covers all the sightseeing spot within 30 minutes. Your pilot will introduce and provide information about the places which include: Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu durbar square, Boudhanath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square. Not only this heritage sites but you will also encounter panoramic views of Mountain ranges like Lang tang and Ganesh Himal.
Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour
Gosaikunda Helicopter tour has an impressive landscape view around the lake of Gosaikunda. Gosainkunda Lake is situated at 4360m altitude. The historically “large rock in the center of the lake” is said to be the remains of Shiva shrine. In the Hindu legend, it is believed that Lord Shiva had once meditated here. It is surrounded by nine other frozen lakes: Bhairab kunda, Saraswoti kunda, Ganesh kunda and others. It is assumed that the water of the lake directly goes to the pond at the Kumbheshwar Temple in the Patan Durbar Square. The flight goes above the Lang tang Himalayan range. The tour offers the views of Manaslu Himalayan Range, Ganesh Himal, Shisapangma, and the beautiful cliff landscape. It is both tourists and Hindus religions Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour holy trip.
Muktinath Helicopter tour
Mustang Helicopter Tour was opened for foreigners since 1992 A.D. The tour offers panoramic views of the Manaslu Himalayan range, Annapurna Himalayan range, deep gorges and stunning landscape. The tour covers the central Annapurna region and the Helicopter fly over stunning Kali Gandaki River, passing through several popular trekking routes: Jomsom Muktinath, Damodar Kunda. Muktinath (3800m) is the holy place for Hindus and Buddhists religions, where thousands of people visit every year. The temple lies on the route of Annapurna Circuit. It has a Miracle burning lamp on the stream which is believed to be created by the Lord Brahma (god of creation in Hindu mythology). The water pond on the front of the temple is regarded to be the pond for purifying the body and the soul along with the bath on 108 Muktidhara (water taps). The whole area is known as the salvation place where Buddhist monks and Hindu devotees meditate around here. Helicopter tour provides an opportunity to visit around Jwala Mai temple, Gomba Samba and Swaminarayan.
It starts from Pokhara and Kathmandu. Muktinath Helicopter tour is popular for worship and holy bath. Boundless Adventure has been leading for the Muktinath Helicopter tour often.