A Complete Guide for Helicopter Tours in Nepal

Nepal is a geographically diverse country, which makes helicopter tours a distinctive approach to exploring Nepal. Nepal still in today's date has some of the remote destinations not accessible via any kind of means of transportation except airways, that is facilitated by helicopter ride. Though people like witnessing all the beautiful landscapes and mountains they cannot meet their desires due to health issues or shortage of time or who don’t want to experience long tiring treks. Helicopter tours are the best option to explore as much as possible during a short period of time.

Best time for Helicopter Tour in Nepal

Autumn is the best period of time to experience helicopter tours. During this period the weather seems to be all calm and chill giving you a sense of calm around you. Though Helicopter Tours are done in spring as well as the winter season, the cleanest and clearest period of time would definitely be autumn. The calmer the weather the smoother the ride would be, even if the time of ride would be at any time the experience of a helicopter ride is definitely unforgettable for years and years to come.

Best Places for Heli Ride in Nepal

There are some trekking and pilgrimage destinations around that are quite popular among people. Some of them reside in the most remote areas that exist in Nepal. The only way to check out those places is through Heli, except for trekking. Some of the well-known helicopter ride destinations are Everest, Mustang, Annapurna and Langtang. These regions have several destinations aligned to them that can be explored via Heli Tour. 

Best Selling Helicopter Tours in Nepal

Some of the best-selling helicopter tours are around Everest Region, Annapurna Region and Langtang Region respectively. 

1. Helicopter Tour in Everest Region

Heli ride to Everest Base Camp is a fascinating experience where you will see the top of the world from the nearest possible place without having to climb on it. You can have a breakfast ride in the Kongde base to the mountain range Kongde Ri, Ride to Kalapattar Everest Region, Ride to Gokyo Ri, a base for Gokyo Peak in Khumbu Region.

Everest Base Camp / Kalapathar Helicopter Tour Package
Duration: 3 to 4 hrs 
Cost: USD 4500 (5 pax)/ USD 1000 for 1 pax (Sharing Basis)
Route: Kathmandu-Lukla-EBC/ Kalapathar-Lukla-Kathmandu 
Best Time: Jan-May and Aug-Dec 
Maximum Altitude: Height of Everest Base Camp (5,364m / 17,598 ft)/ Height of Kalapathar (5,644 m / 18,517 ft)

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2. Helicopter Tour in Annapurna Region

Heli ride to Annapurna Base Camp surrounded by the mountain ranges of Annapurna. Helicopter ride to Ghorepani-Poonhill to observe the outstanding Himalayan Range.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour Package

Duration: 3 to 4 hrs 
Cost: USD 3500 (5 pax)/ USD 800 for 1 pax (Sharing Basis)
Route: Kathmandu-Pokhara-ABC/ ABC-Pokhara-Kathmandu 
Best Time: Jan-May and Aug-Dec 
Maximum Altitude: 4130m

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Helicopter Tour in Langtang Region

Heli's ride to the Langtang region is very famous as a pilgrimage site to both national and international people. Heli ride to Gosaikunda is the top pilgrimage spot. Langtang comes under a choice of trekkers to witness the majestic Langtang Range.


Langtang Helicopter Tour Package
Duration: 2 hrs 
Cost: USD 3000 (5 pax)/ USD 800 for 1 pax (Sharing basis)
Route: Kathmandu-Langtang/Kyanjin Gompa/ Kathmandu
Best Time: Jan-May and Aug-Dec 
Maximum Altitude: 3800m

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