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10 Best Nepal Helicopter Tour Package

Nepal Helicopter Tour Packages

Helicopter tours in Nepal is a unique way of exploring the Himalayan country through sightseeing helicopter flight to some of its popular tourist destinations. Nepal Helicopter Tour Package is a luxurious and time-saving alternative to long treks. It is also a perfect solution for those who want to reach high-altitude destinations without having to traverse through tough terrains on foot.

Many tourists seek helicopter service in Nepal to experience the luxury and joy of flying over the beautiful and remote settings in a short span of time without breaking a sweat. Nepal Helicopter tours are possible in the most sought-after tour regions like Everest, Annapurna, Upper Mustang, Langtang, Kathmandu Valley, and Rara.

In Nepal, helicopter services are cozy and safe as only professional pilots are permitted to fly over some of Nepal's technically challenging landscapes. Moreover, it offers bird’s-eye views of mountains, remote villages, pristine valleys, cities, and cultural heritage sites. Hence, although pricy, this luxurious experience is worth the bucks spent.

There are many popular Helicopter Tour packages like Heli tour to Everest Base Camp, Langtang Helicopter Tour, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The best packages below are the best packages as they take you on a sightseeing flight above religious landmarks and to base camp of some of the highest mountains in the world, in merely a few hours. 

Based on facilities, comfort, and amazing views, the following are the 10 Best Nepal Helicopter Tour Package:

1. Heli Tour To Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour


  • Scenic Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with a dramatic change in the landscape
  • Capture the beauty of the Khumbu region from the lap of Everest Base Camp
  • Amazing views of the high standing mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Changtse
  • Breakfast at one of the highest points in the world; 4,250m/13,943ft at Kongde with views of the entire Everest range


The tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest at the elevation of 8848.86m/29,031.7ft attracts tourists from across the globe who come to experience its grandeur. Heli Tour Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour package is best suited for tourists who wish to see Everest's beauty from amidst the clouds, comfortably in a short span of time.

The scenic 4-hour flight begins from Kathmandu towards Lukla, the gateway to Khumbu region tours and treks. The helicopter flight will offer a bird’s eye view of the majestic Mt. Everest along with other adjoining snow-blanketed peaks from Everest Base Camp, at the maximum elevation of 5,364m/17,594ft.

Moreover, breakfast at one of the highest lodges with the Everest range views is an awe-inspiring experience, unlike anything you have ever come across. This is the reason why the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour package has gained such prominence.


Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp and Back(4-5 hours)

6:30 AM:               

Drive from Hotel in Kathmandu (1400m/4593ft) to Tribhuvan International Airport’s Domestic Terminal (30 minutes)

7:00 AM:

Flight to Lukla Domestic Airport (2,840m/9,316ft, 40 minutes)

7:40 AM:

Land at Lukla for fueling (5 minutes), then Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp (25 minutes)

8: 10 AM:

Enjoy Himalayan scenery from Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,594ft, 15 minutes)

8: 25 AM:

Flight to Kongde (10 minutes), Scenic breakfast (1 and half hours)

10: 05 AM:

Flight to Lukla, then Kathmandu (1 hour)

11: 05 AM:

Land in Kathmandu, then transfer to Hotel.

2. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour From Lukla

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Lukla


  • Observe the views of the serene and silent Sherpa settlement on the flight from Lukla
  • Bird’s eye view of the tallest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest
  • Up-close views of Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Changtse, from the highest elevation of Everest Base Camp


Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Lukla Package is a short helicopter tour in Mount Everest that starts from Lukla airport, one of the world's most thrilling airports. Soaring high above in Lukla, the aircraft takes you to the Everest Base Camp which is the highest elevation of the trek at 5,364m/17,594ft.

From the viewpoint there, you are destined to see the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest standing peacefully. Moreover, the views of surrounding mountains giants will make the experience even more exciting.

The 1 hour 10 minutes helicopter tour gives a proper glimpse of experiencing the Khumbu region's beauty without the hassle of traversing on foot. If you wish to have a close-up view of the Himalayas in Nepal, this tour is designed.


Helicopter Flight from Lukla to Everest Base Camp and Back to Lukla (1hr 10 minutes)

7:00 AM:            

Enjoy helicopter tour from Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft) to Everest Base Camp (25 minutes)

7:25 AM:

Land at Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,594ft, 20 minutes) to enjoy Himalayan scenery

7: 45 AM:

Flight from Everest Base Camp to Lukla (25 minutes)

8:10 AM

Land at Lukla

3. Everest Base Camp Flyover Tour With Stopover At Kala Patthar

Everest Base Camp flyover Tour with Stopover at Kala Patthar


  • Enjoy ariel views of Sherpa settlement upon landing in Lukla, the gateway to Everest tours
  • Stand at the lap of the tallest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest at Everest Base Camp
  • Bird’s eye view of the Khumbu Icefall, Khumbu Glacier, and Gokyo Lake from the helicopter
  • 360-degree panoramic views of Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu from Kala Patthar viewpoint
  • Breakfast at Syangboche with views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Khumbu Himal in the backdrop


 Helicopter Tour to Everest Base canp  with Stopover at Kala Patthar is the best Everest helicopter tour package as it does not just lead to the foothills of Everest but the Kala Patthar viewpoint for mesmerizing Himalayan views. The 4 hours helicopter tour lets you feast your eyes on the panoramic beauty of the endless chains of frozen peaks in a comfortable, time-saving, and luxurious style.

Take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, to witness the Sherpa community then fly off to Everest Base Camp and hover around to view the magnanimous Mt. Everest. The flight is in reality, the most amazing one you have ever taken. You get a bird’s eye view of the challenging Kumbu Icefall and Khumbu glacier. Imagine walking from Lukla to Everest Base Camp on foot. Flying comfortably in that short a time seems like a blessing.

At Kala Patthar, you feel like a tiny snowflake observing some of the highest mountains in the world. Views of Mt. Pumori, Nuptse, Lobuche are even more vivid. After the scenic views, your tour gets even more exciting as it reaches Syangboche and makes a stop for breakfast. Breakfast with a view of the mountains! The tour could not get any better.

After enjoying a wonderful breakfast head back on a flight to Lukla and ultimately Kathmandu.


Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Kala Patthar and back (4 hours)

6:30 AM:            

Transfer to Tribhuvan Airport from hotel in Kathmandu (1400m/4593ft, 30 minutes)

7:00 AM:

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Domestic Airport (2,840m/9,316ft, 40 minutes)

7:40 AM:

Land at Lukla for fueling (5 minutes) then Helicopter flyover tour to Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,594ft, 25 minutes)

8:15 AM:

Land at Kala Patthar (5550m/19290ft, 15 minutes) to enjoy scenic Himalayan views

8:30 AM:

Flight to Syangboche (3841m/ 12,601ft, 15 minutes) to enjoy scenic breakfast (30 minutes)

9:15 AM:

Flight from Syangboche to Kathmandu via Lukla (1 hour 10 minutes)

10:25 AM:

Transfer back to the hotel in Kathmandu

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Helicopter to Gosaikunda

Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour - 1 day

The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour in Nepal is a thrilling flight leading to a pristine Gosaikunda lake surrounded by massive snow-capped mountains. It is one of Nepal's shortest yet most beautiful religious Heli tours.

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Muktinath Temple

Muktinath Helicopter Tour - 1 day

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4. Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour


  • Stunning ariel views of Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Langtang Range
  • Fly across swift-flowing rivers, streams, green vegetation, rolling hills, high waterfalls, and ridges in the Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Ariel views of the Gurung and Magar settlement in the Annapurna Region
  • Up-close views of Machhapuchre and is the base camp
  • Set foot at the amazing snowy Annapurna Base Camp to observe the sunrise over the golden Annapurna Range
  • 360-degree panoramic views of the surrounding snowy peaks best for nature photography


Nothing could compare to flying to the base camp of the world’s tenth highest mountain (Annapurna) and being surrounded by 360-degree views of snowy peaks. Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour Package is known best for its dramatic Himalayan scenery, verdant valley, hills, waterfalls, all in the Annapurna Sanctuary. If time and fitness are an issue in realizing your dream of stepping on Annapurna Base Camp, then this tour is perfect for you.

Commencing from Kathmandu city, the flight moves straight ahead to Annapurna Base Camp which is west of the city. Flight offers a bird’s eye view of the Annapurna Conservation Area covering districts of Lamjung, Manang, Kaski, and Myagdi. Some of the mountains that will be seen on the trip are Nilgiri North, Annapurna I, Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, and Machhapuchre. Landing at Annapurna Base Camp and strolling around the area is a dream come true for a nature enthusiast. The glacial stream flowing beneath and views of the sun rays hitting the golden mountain is a spectacle worth capturing. The amazing tour comes to an end flying back to Kathmandu.

The astounding 3 hours Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour in Annapurna Massif's foothills is a thrilling experience combined with luxury.


Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Annapurna Base Camp (3 hours)

6:30 AM:     

Transfer to Tribhuvan Airport from hotel in Kathmandu (1400m/4593ft, 30 minutes)

7:00 AM:

Flight from Kathmandu to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/ 13,550ft, 1 hour)

8:00 AM:

Land at Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) then enjoy Himalayan scenery (20 minutes)

8:20 AM:

Flight back from ABC to Kathmandu Airport (1 hour)

9:20 AM:

Transfer back to the hotel in Kathmandu

5. Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter TourUpper Mustang Helicopter Tour


  • Scenic views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Annapurna mountain range
  • Bird’s eye view of the ethnic Thakali and Loba settlements in the arid landscape of Mustang
  • Immerse into the culture and lifestyle of the people of the forbidden former kingdom of Lo Manthang
  • Amazing views of Kali Gandaki river and gorge
  • Witness the views of the age-old caves in the golden cliffs of Mustang


Upper Mustang Helicopter tour is a four-hour flight to the former forbidden kingdom of Lo in the rain shadow area of Mustang. The tour is regarded as one of the best Nepal helicopter tour packages because it is a culmination of panoramic vistas of nature and immersion into the ethnic settlements in Nepal's unspoiled setting stuck in time.

The tour begins with a flight from the Tribhuvan International Airport’s Domestic terminal to Jomsom with the only airport in Mustang District. Along the way, enjoy vivid views of the high standing mountains. From thereon, the helicopter flight heads to Lo Manthang. Spend time strolling around the traditional houses made of mudbricks. You can wander through the ancient Gompas in the area and interact with the local settlers.

Heading back on the flight offers a chance to witness the ancient mysterious caves in the cliffs depicting the early settlers in the mystical land of Mustang. The flight takes the route back to Kathmandu with views of swift rivers and hills below. It is a rare experience in Nepal's most remote settings, which is why this tour has gained wide attention over the years.


Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Upper Mustang and back (4 hours)

6:30 AM:           

Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport Domestic terminal from hotel in Kathmandu (1400m/4593ft, 30 minutes)

7:00 AM:

Flight from Kathmandu to Jomsom (2,743m/8,999ft, 45 minutes)

7:45 AM:

Landing at Jomsom Domestic Airport for fueling (5 minutes) then Helicopter Tour to Upper Mustang (30 minutes)

8:20 AM:

Landing at Lo Manthang (3,730m/12,235ft, 40 minutes) to enjoy the Himalayan and ethnic settlement scenery

9:00 AM:

Flight from Lo Manthang to Kathmandu Airport (1 hour 30 minutes)

10:30 AM:

Transfer from Airport to Hotel in Kathmandu

6. Muktinath Temple Helicopter Tour

Muktinath Temple Helicopter Tour


  • Bird’s eye view of the rivers, forests, hills on the flight from Kathmandu to Muktinath
  • Up-close views of snowcapped mountains like Annapurna I, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri
  • Ariel views of the challenging and snowy Thorong La mountain pass- one of the highest mountains passes in the world at 5,416m/17,769ft
  • Visit the architecturally and religiously significant Pagoda styled Muktinath temple for worship and prayer


Muktinath temple is a pilgrimage site that is revered by foreign and national tourists all around the world. The Muktinath Temple Helicopter Tour is the most sought-after religious luxury flight because it is a culmination of spirituality, culture, nature, and comfort.

The tour begins with a flight from Kathmandu straight to Muktinath temple. The 45 minutes flight is filled with aerial views of long river tributaries, lush forests, rolling hills, and mountain ranges. You will fly close to the Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri, and Nilgiri mountains, and even witness one of the highest mountains passes of Thorong La.

Muktinath temple is a pagoda styled architectural wonder which is covered in mist during the mornings most times of the year. It holds a religious significance for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims who believe that Lord Vishnu got salvation from a curse in the land where Muktinath was built to worship the Lord of Salvation, Lord Vishnu. You can engage in puja, prayer, and worship and follow the rituals. After the spiritual tour, you will head back to Kathmandu and view the amazing sand cliffs of mustang on the way.


Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Muktinath and back (2 hours and 30 minutes)

7:00 AM:     

Transfer from hotel to Tribhuvan International Airport’s Domestic Terminal (1400m/4593ft, 30 minutes)

7:30 AM:

Flight from Kathmandu to Muktinath, Mustang (3,800m/12,464ft, 45 minutes)

8:15 AM:

Explore Muktinath temple and engage in Pujan and Havan (30 minutes)

8:45 AM:

Flight from Muktinath to Kathmandu (45 minutes)

9:30 AM:

Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu

7. Langtang Helicopter Tour

Langtang Helicopter Tour


  • Explore the ethnic settlement in the remote and off-beaten Langtang region
  • Scenic views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, as you fly from Kathmandu to Langtang National Park.
  • Breathtaking aerial views of the Langtang valley, flora, and fauna
  • Visit the ancient Kyanjing Monastery and cheese factory


Langtang Helicopter Tour Package is a one-of-a-kind experience in the unspoiled natural beauty of the north-central Himalayan region of Nepal. It is one of the shortest helicopter trips in the most wonderful Langtang valley situated in proximity to Kathmandu.

The two-hour helicopter tour begins from Kathmandu towards the Langtang region without making any stops. The rhododendron, oak, and pine forests of the Langtang preservation area pop up in an instant as you leave Kathmandu Valley. Views of Ganesh Himal are seen vividly as you approach Langtang. Upon reaching the destination, you will witness high standing Langtang Lirung and Dorje Lakpa's panoramic views.

Strolling around the Kyanjing monastery and visiting the local cheese factory immerses into the daily lifestyle, cultures, religion, and tradition of the ethnic community of Tamang, Sherpa, Lama and Gurung residing in the area. Lucky tourists may even spot rare Red Pandas hanging on trees or Blood Pheasants sitting on a cliff as your fly back to Kathmandu, leaving behind the plush Langtang forest.

Langtang Helicopter tour is a rewarding experience in the Himalayan destination to witness the endangered flora and fauna amidst ethnic settlements.


Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu to Langtang and back (2 hours)

6:30 AM:      

Transfer to the Tribhuvan Airport from the hotel in Kathmandu (1400m/4593ft, 30 minutes)

7:00 AM:

Flight from Kathmandu to Langtang (30 minutes)

7:30 AM:

Land at Kyanjing Gompa (4084m/13,398ft) and explore Langtang village with Himalayan Scenery (30 minutes)

8:00 AM:

Flight from Langtang to Kathmandu airport (30 minutes)

8:30 AM:

Transfer from airport to hotel in Kathmandu

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8. Kathmandu Valley Heli Tour Package

Kathmandu Valley Heli Tour


  • Sunrise views from the hills surrounding Kathmandu Valley
  • Panoramic vistas of the majestic Himalayas like Mt. Ganesh, Himal Chuli, Sisa Pangma, and Manaslu.
  • Astounding bird’s eye view of the UNESCO World Heritage sites like Swayambhunath, Boudhanath stupas, Pashupatinath temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Views of swift-flowing rivers like Bagmati and Bishnumati


Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is also the most diverse regarding architecture, heritage, culture, and nature. Kathmandu city has historical monuments of significance in the formation of Nepal. Kathmandu Valley Heli Tour is a mesmerizing tour that takes you across the various heritage sites in Kathmandu that hold high significance amidst Nepalese. The tour is designed for a quick and luxurious flight with a bird’s eye view of the Kathmandu valley adorned by religious monuments.

At 30 minutes in the air, it is one of the shortest yet most exciting tours. The flight begins from the airport in Kathmandu and traverses around some cultural sites inducted in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. You will fly through the Buddhist stupas of Bouddhanath and Swayambhunath where the round dome is seen perfectly from above.

Get your camera ready as you fly through the amazing Pashupatinath Temple, the holiest temple of the Hindus. To witness the architectural beauty and historical significance of Kathmandu, known previously as Kantipur, fly around the Kathmandu Durbar Square and watch the ethnic Newari settlement surrounding it.

Outline Itinerary

Sightseeing around Kathmandu City by Helicopter

6:30 AM:      

Transfer to airport from the hotel in Kathmandu (1400m/4593ft, 30 minutes)

7:00 AM:

Flight around UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu (30 minutes)

7:30 AM:

Land at the airport, then transfer back to the hotel

9. Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour

Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour


  • Aerial views of Langtang National Park region as flight cannons between gigantic green hills
  • Observe stunning landscape filled with rhododendron shrubs
  • Close up views of the Langtang mountains range from flight
  • Visit the sacred Hindu and Buddhist Pilgrimage site of Gosaikunda lake
  • Views of the misty lakes of Saraswati Kunda, Vishnu Kunda, Surya Kunda, Bhairav Kunda, and more in proximity to Gosaikunda


Gosaikunda is a spellbinding alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake in the Langtang National Park in Nepal. The Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour Package has gained a lot of momentum from both national and international tourists for multiple reasons. Gosaikunda is a significant religious pilgrimage site and falls in the naturally beautiful Langtang region, one of the closest tourist attractions to Kathmandu. Hence, it is regarded as one of the best Nepal helicopter tour packages.

The tour begins with a scenic flight from Tribhuvan International Airport’s Domestic Terminal in Kathmandu to Gosaikunda without any stops in between. Views of rivers, hills, and Langtang Mountain range can be seen as you fly closer to your destination. You can immediately spot the patches of dark, intense blue and green colored lakes and amazing waterfalls.

As per ancient Vishnu mythology, Gosaikunda is known to have been created by Hindu Lord Shiva while meditating in the area. So, you will get a chance to see Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims flocking all-round the year just to worship Lord Shiva and take a dip in the lake which is known to rid your soul of any past sins committed.

After strolling around the Gosaikunda Lake and the few lakes surrounding the area, you can head to the nearby Langtang village settlement for breakfast and interact with the locals. The flight will then head back to Kathmandu. The 3 hours helicopter tour is one of the most spiritually binding and naturally beautiful experiences of your lifetime. It is best for those who wish to view the alluring Gosaikunda or worship it, without the hassle of fitness and time constraints.


A helicopter tour from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda and back (3 hours)

6:30 AM:      

Transfer to Airport from the hotel in Kathmandu (1400m/4593ft, 30 minutes)

7:00 AM:

Flight from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda (4,380m/14,370ft, 30 minutes)

7:30 AM:

Land at Gosaikunda Lake for strolling and visiting Langtang village settlement for breakfast (1 hour)

8:30 AM:

Flight from Gosaikunda to Kathmandu Airport (30 minutes)

9:00 AM:

Transfer back to the hotel in Kathmandu (30 minutes)

10. Rara Lake Helicopter Tour

Rara Lake Helicopter Tour


  • Stunning bird’s eye view of snowcapped mountains like Manaslu, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Langtang range.
  • Up-close views of the biggest freshwater lake in Nepal, Rara Lake
  • Enjoy the opportunity to explore Thakur Settlement in the Rara region
  • Stroll around the Rara National Park and enjoy bird watching


Rara is the biggest freshwater lake in Nepal located in the remote Jumla and Mugu districts. Hindu pilgrimage is revered for religious reasons and by international tourists as one of the most majestic cobalt-colored lakes. Rara Lake Helicopter tour is one of the most exceptional experiences to view the pristine Rara Lake and Rara National Park with high standing mountains on the backdrop. The quick and easy four hours Rara Lake Helicopter Tour Package is perhaps a nature lover dream come true.

The amazing tour begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. Along the way, you will leave behind the views of ethnic settlements and city scrapes in Kathmandu. The scenery changes to green forests and hills. After reaching Nepalgunj, the flight will stop for refueling then head on ahead to Rara. The flight blesses you with bird’s eye views of Langtang, Manaslu, and Annapurna Range.

Upon reaching Rara Lake at the altitude of 2,990m/ 9,809ft covering 9.8 km square, you will be amazed at the sights of the hills, Himalayas, and trees begin reflected on the still water of Rara. A one-hour stroll around the Rara National Park is enough to spot the lush greenery and rare birds chirping in the trees. Lucky tourists might even spot Black Deer, Himalayan Black Beer, Musk Deer on the way back from Rara to Nepalgunj.


Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Rara Lake and Back

  • Pick Up from Hotel and Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport Domestic Terminal (1400m/4593ft, 30 minutes)
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (150m/490ft, 40 minutes) for refueling (15 minutes)
  • Flight from Nepalgunj to Rara Lake (2,990m/ 9,809ft, 30 minutes)
  • Enjoy Rara Lake and Rara National Park surrounding (1 hour)
  • Flight from Rara Lake to Nepalgunj (30 minutes) for refueling (15 minutes)
  • Return to Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (40 minutes)

Other Possible Helicopter Tour Package

World’s 8 Highest Mountains Over 8000m in Nepal

In addition to the above Best Nepal Helicopter Tour Packages, we have mentioned below the special helicopter tours in Nepal that take you on an excursion to the world’s highest mountains. Out of the 14 highest mountains over 8,000m/26,246ft in the world, 8 of them are located in Nepal.

On your visit to Nepal, you can enjoy any of the special helicopter tours that take you to these 8 highest mountains' base camps. It is an unparalleled adventure that you can feel proud about and keep in your memory. The experience is surreal, luxurious and a must-do for nature lovers. Following is the list of the World’s 8 highest mountains above 8000m where helicopter tours to their base camps can be enjoyed:

  1. Mt. Everest (8848.86m/29,031.7ft)- The Highest Mountain in the World
  2. Mt Kanchenjunga (8,598m/28,208ft) -Third Highest Mountain
  3. Lhotse (8,516m/ 27,939ft) - Fourth Highest Mountain
  4. Makalu (8,463m/ 27,765ft) - Fifth Highest Mountain
  5. Cho Oyu (8,201m/26,906ft) - Sixth Highest Mountain
  6. Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,794ft) - Seventh Highest Mountain
  7. Manaslu (8,163m/ 26,781ft) - Eighth Highest Mountain
  8. Annapurna I (8,091m/26,545ft) - Tenth Highest Mountain

Major FAQs Of Nepal Helicopter Tour

1. What is the best time for helicopter tours in Nepal?

The best time for a helicopter tour in Nepal is the Autumn and Spring seasons. The Autumn season falls from September to November and Spring from March to May. During these months, the weather is predictable with fewer chances of storms, heavy snow, or rainfall making it easier for helicopter flight. Also, the weather is clear and gives vivid views of mountains without cloud blockage.

Winter and Monsoon seasons are least visited or off-season for helicopter tours. However, Winter is also good for helicopter flights in and around Kathmandu Valley.

2. Why is the Nepal helicopter tour package the best traveling option?

Nepal Helicopter Tour packages are regarded to be the best travel option because of the following reasons:

  • It saves time to reach a targeted destination which would otherwise take many days on foot
  • Offer bird’s eye view of the amazing landscape, cultural sites, and geography of Nepal
  • Less chance of falling victim to altitude sickness, extreme fatigue. Even if this happens emergency services can be offered by flying the victim to hospital urgently.
  • It saves the energy of walking on foot to long distance.

3. How safe is a helicopter flight tour in Nepal?

Helicopter tours in Nepal are pretty safe because only professional pilots with decades of experience are permitted to fly around Nepal's challenging terrains. Also, oxygen masks are provided for emergency purposes by Nepal helicopter service providers. Moreover, in case of any emergency, first aid facilities are provided and the crew members are also well trained for emergency response.

4. What kinds of clothes to wear during a helicopter tour in Nepal?

For a Helicopter tour Nepal, clothing is dependent on the travel destination. Generally, in the high-altitude tours in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and cold areas it is best to wear warm clothes because of a sudden temperature change. You need to wear thermals, a windcheater, Beanie cap, trekking boots, mufflers, Sun Glasses, Gloves and a down jacket which is a must. Other essentials can be packed as per the suggestion of your travel agency.  


Traveling to Nepal can be done in many ways, but the most comfortable and luxurious way is certainly through helicopter tours. Some of the Best Nepal Helicopter Tour Packages mentioned above offer experience in the prime tourist destinations as well as isolated areas of Nepal. Although the true beauty can be captured through these packages, Third Rock Adventures also provides other customized Nepal helicopter tour packages. If you wish to receive expert guidance on the ideal package for you, feel free to contact us anytime.

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Charlie Taylor | Sun Jul 4, 2021
The idea of overlooking natural tourist attractions in Nepal sound really good. Many people dream of being in this country to see the mountains but due to various reasons they could not make it up in the mountain. So best idea is to take helicopter.
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Ricardo Martin | Wed Jun 9, 2021
Rara lake from the Helicopter looks amazing, all the greenery surrounding the lake at such elevation just below Himalayas. The picture in this article in deed inspired me and I am thinking of doing the Rara Helicopter tour one day with my girlfriend.
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Joe Sutton | Sun May 30, 2021
The time mentioned for each heli tour is really great work, if they are strictly adhered to. And for a country like Nepal, there are wide arrays of option for mountain-flight like mentioned here, but the best sight is of course the world's highest mountain.
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Nathaniel Floyd | Wed May 26, 2021
This looks really exciting. Many people and even the global media is covering the story of mountain climbing in Himalayas of Nepal but I never liked the idea of trekking. This could be another alternatives for me to admire the beauty of Himalayan peaks with out actually having to trek for many days.
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James Stone | Mon May 24, 2021
Of all these, I WOULD go for Gosaikunda Lake Heli Tour. Well well well, watched YouTube vlogs, so tempting. Good work here, thanks for sharing the packages.
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Felix Crawford | Sat May 8, 2021
Hovering above those tall mountain of Nepal would definitely be interesting. Those trips must of the nest level we could ever imagine of. I am planning to do one of the above trip very soon.
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