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    5 Best Helicopter Tour Packages in Nepal 2023

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    Helicopter Tour packages are one of the best ways to explore the stunning Himalayan region of Nepal. Difficult walks can be replaced with a comfortable and time-saving Nepal Helicopter Tour Package. It is also the ideal option for people who want to travel to high-altitude locations without having to walk through difficult terrain.

    Many visitors to Nepal utilize helicopter services to enjoy the luxury and thrill of swiftly and comfortably flying over stunningly distant landscapes. The most popular tourist destinations in Nepal, including Everest, Annapurna, Upper Mustang, Langtang, Kathmandu Valley, and Rara, can be visited by helicopter.

    The main entry point for the majority of Nepal's helicopters is Kathmandu airport. The chance to admire Nepalese beauty while a falcon is ideal here. The helicopter tour of Nepal is a fantastic excursion that features the Himalayas and an amazing, developing nation. It is especially suited for time-constrained travelers who want to take in as much of the journey as possible quickly. Additionally, a helicopter tour of Nepal is provided for those whose physical health precludes them from exerting their will.

    Here are the top 5 Best Helicopter tour packages are given below. 

    1. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    A fantastic way to explore Everest in a single day is to take a helicopter tour of Everest Base Camp in Nepal. We start our helicopter tour in Kathmandu and fly to the lovely Sherpa village of Lukla. From here, we fly over to the base camp, one of the world's most well-liked trekking locations. We get to enjoy fantastic views of the stunning Khumbu Glacier from above. The tallest mountain in the globe and the nearby Himalayas is our next stop, Kala Patthar, where we may enjoy the most breathtaking vistas. Then we take a short flight to Syangboche where we have breakfast and take in the stunning Himalayan scenery for about twenty minutes. Our fantastic helicopter day trip to Everest comes to an end as we take off from Kathmandu and fly back to Lukla for refueling.

    The price of a helicopter day trip to Everest Base Camp is reasonably priced to demonstrate its value. It provides us with a rare opportunity to travel to Everest Base Camp, the mountain's highest point. On a special flight, it also provides us with the best aerial views of Everest and the other peaks.

    Highlights 

    • Experience the thrilling helicopter ride to Everest Base Camp.
    • Enjoy the breathtaking panoramas of mountains and glaciers.
    • Stunning views of tall mountains such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Changtse, and many more are breathtaking.
    • Soar above the magnificent Khumbu glacier.

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    2. Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    The quickest way to go to Annapurna base camp and take in the mountain's full splendor is with a day tour by helicopter. We reach the base camp of Mount Annapurna during our one-day helicopter tour, where we enjoy breathtaking views of Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail), Annapurna I and Annapurna II, and Dhaulagiri mountains. In Kathmandu, we board the helicopter, fly parallel to the northern Himalayan peaks, and then turn east toward the Annapurna base camp. As an alternative, you can start our helicopter trip to Annapurna Base Camp in Pokhara. To get to the base camp, we fly through a variety of landscapes and picturesque communities. We stay here for about 15 minutes, enjoying tea or coffee and, of course, the stunning mountain view.

    We return to Kathmandu or Pokhara to complete our wonderful helicopter tour of Nepal. Depending on the route you select, the cost of an Annapurna helicopter tour departs from either Pokhara or Kathmandu.

    Highlights 

    • Amazing aerial views of the Annapurna Region 
    • Witness the golden sunrise over the Annapurna Range by setting foot at the breathtakingly snow-capped Annapurna Base Camp.
    • Discover the lovely Annapurna Sanctuary.
    • Bless your eyes with magical mountain views such as Annapurna mount mastiff, Machapuchare, Dhaulagiri, and many more. 
    • Enjoy the freshness of the nature 

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    3. Langtang Helicopter Tour

    The Langtang Helicopter Tour Package offers a singular adventure in the pristine natural splendor of Nepal's north-central Himalayas. It is one of the quickest helicopter flights to the stunning Langtang Valley, which is close to Kathmandu.

    Without stopping, the two-hour helicopter tour departs from Kathmandu and heads straight for the Langtang region. As soon as you leave the Kathmandu Valley, the rhododendron, oak, and pine woods of the Langtang preservation region appear. You can clearly see views of Ganesh Himal as you get closer to Langtang. When you arrive at your destination, you will see panoramic views of the high-standing Langtang Lirung and Dorje Lakpa.

    A visit to the nearby cheese factory and a stroll about the Kyanjing monastery provides visitors a glimpse into the daily customs, cultures, and religious beliefs of the Tamang, Sherpa, Lama, and Gurung residents of the area. As you fly back to Kathmandu and leave the gorgeous Langtang forest behind, lucky travelers might even see rare Red Pandas hanging from trees or Blood Pheasants resting on a cliff.

    A pleasant experience in the Himalayas is taking a Langtang Helicopter Tour to see the endangered vegetation and wildlife in the midst of ethnic villages.

    Highlights 

    • Discover the ethnic community in the isolated and unexplored Langtang region.
    • Flying from Kathmandu to Langtang National Park offers breathtaking views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Dorje Lakpa.
    • Aerial photographs of the Langtang valley's vegetation and fauna are breathtaking
    • Explore the cheese factory and the historic Kyanjing Monastery.
    • Enjoy the thrilling heli ride. 

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    4. Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour 

    A four-hour helicopter ride takes you to the former forbidden kingdom of Lo in the Mustang rain shadow region. The journey is recognized as one of the best helicopter tours in Nepal because it combines panoramic views of the natural world with immersion in ethnic communities in a pristine environment that hasn't changed in centuries.

    The tour starts with a flight to Jomsom, the sole airport in Mustang District, from the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport. Enjoy the striking vistas of the tall mountains as you go. The helicopter ride then makes its way to Lo Manthang. Take your time exploring the traditional mud-brick homes. You can communicate with the local settlers while exploring the historic Gompas.

    Returning on the flight gives you the opportunity to see the ancient, enigmatic caves in the cliffs that show the early settlers in the legendary land of Mustang. The return flight to Kathmandu passes over fast rivers and rolling hills below. Since it is a unique experience in one of Nepal's most isolated regions, this tour has attracted a lot of interest throughout the years.

    Highlights

    • Best aerial view of the Upper Mustang's desert scenery of the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal. 
    • Get to know more about the indigenous Thakali and Loba communities of Upper Mustang.
    • Explore the culture and way of life of the inhabitants of the once-forbidden Lo Manthang kingdom.
    • Amazing views of the gorge and river of the Kali Gandaki
    • View the ancient caves that are situated among Mustang's golden cliffs.

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    5. Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour 

    In Nepal's Langtang National Park, there is a stunning alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake named Gosaikunda. Due to a variety of factors, interest in the Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour Package has increased among both domestic and foreign travelers. One of the closest tourist destinations to Kathmandu is the naturally stunning Langtang valley, which includes the important religious pilgrimage site of Gosaikunda. It is hence recognized as one of the top helicopter trip packages for Nepal.

    The tour starts with an uninterrupted picturesque flight from Kathmandu's Domestic Terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport to Gosaikunda. As you approach your destination, views of rivers, hills, and the Langtang Mountain range become more visible. Patches of lakes with deep, vivid blue and green colors as well as breathtaking waterfalls are easily seen.

    According to ancient Vishnu mythology, Hindu Lord Shiva is thought to have constructed Gosaikunda while meditating nearby. As a result, you may see Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims who come here throughout the year to worship Lord Shiva and immerse themselves in the lake, which is thought to cleanse the soul of any previous transgressions.

    You can visit the nearby Langtang village community for breakfast and to engage with the villagers after strolling around Gosaikunda Lake and the other nearby lakes. After that, the plane will return to Kathmandu. One of the most profoundly moving and breathtaking events of your life is the three-hour helicopter tour. It is ideal for individuals who want to watch or worship the attractive Gosaikunda without having to worry about their fitness or their schedule.

    Highlights

    • Flying above the Langtang National Park region, with enormous green hills serving as flight cannons.
    • Observe a beautiful setting full of rhododendron plants.
    • The magical view of the Langtang range 
    • Bless yourself by visiting the Gosaikunda Lake, a sacred Hindu, and Buddhist pilgrimage site.
    • Views of the hazy lakes near Gosaikunda, including Saraswati Kunda, Vishnu Kunda, Surya Kunda, Bhairav Kunda, and others

    Please, click here for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour. 

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    Jyoti Karki is an expert travel blogger. She has been writing blogs for a long time. Along with writing about diverse locations. She personally travels to many different places, went hiking and trekking in Nepal, and has also visited several areas of India and enjoys writing on her blogs about them.