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When it comes to all the travelers from around the world, there is no doubt that they cannot withstand the serenity of Nepal’s bewitched lakes and palaces. The question of whether we want to face the majestic mountains or the lively cities does not play any role in the matter; Nepal is ready to offer you any of it. 

Moreover, an amazing option if you want to admire its landscapes (provided that the weather is good) is a helicopter tour. Picture the tall Himalayas from your flight out of the air, experiencing the amazing views below. Among all the tours the helicopter tours which assist in observing the world of wonders of Nepal from top to bottom is the rarest one. 

It does not matter whether you travel alone, together with your family or as a group. You will always enjoy this trip and it will become an unforgettable moment of your life for you and with your loved ones. 

Spare yourself the hassle of planning long workouts or the limitation of set time frames – just, relax and let us show you what Nepal looks like. A stunning bird’s eye view is guaranteed when you book yourself a helicopter tour with us and explore the pristine beauty of Nepal. 

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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

One of the easiest and quickest ways to reach the Annapurna base camp is by helicopter tour. Its flight time will be around two hours whereas if you do the traditional way to reach it will take a minimum of 8 days to reach the Annapurna base camp by foot. 

From the moment you step foot on the helicopter from the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will start to get a breathing view of the beautiful landscape, big rivers, cluster city, and mountain range. 

When you land at the Annapurna base camp you will have 15-30 minutes to witness the breathing views from your own eyes. The close view of the towering mountain including Annapurna is absolutely amazing. 

From the base camp, you will see the 360-degree view of the Annapurna ranges including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, etc. This Heli tour is possible from both Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Here are some of the highlights of the Annapurna base camp Heli tour

  • Marvel at diverse landscapes from a birds-eye perspective
  • Soar over the Annapurna region, witnessing snow-capped peaks such as Mt. Machhapuchhre and Annapurna I, II
  • Explore tranquil valleys and lush forests, enjoying fantastic mountain views
  • Admire the charming aerial view of the entire Pokhara Valley
  • Experience the beauty of the Annapurna Conservation Area and deep rhododendron forests
  • Witness the sunrise illuminating Annapurna I’s peak (8,091 meters)
  • Enjoy views of rural farmlands and charming Gurung Villages like Ghandruk, Chhomrong, Deurali, Bamboo, and Himalaya
  • Fly over the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge, completing your aerial adventure with unforgettable sights

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Are you dreaming of seeing the world’s highest mountain with your own eyes, but limited time and physical exhaustion hold you back? Don’t worry, we have the perfect package for you. It promises to fulfill your dream of witnessing the mighty Everest. 

The Everest base camp helicopter tour is filled with adventure and thrill because this tour will take you to the world’s most dangerous airport in the world, Lukla Airport, situated at an altitude of 2860m (9380 feet). 

Then from there, you will fly above several popular villages like Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, etc. Then for a few minutes, you will fly over the base camp land at the Kala Patthar which is the vantage point for the sunrise and sunset view. 

The sunrise view from this point is stunning. You will witness towering mountain peaks like Everest, Nuptse, and Changtse and several other mountains as well. Then you fly to the Everest View hotel for breakfast with a 360-degree view of the mountain range. 

Here are some of the highlights of Everest base camp Heli tour

  • Enjoy aerial views of lush forests, valleys, villages, lakes, glaciers, and rivers.
  • Fly over Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Experience stunning views of mountains and scenery in the Everest region.
  • Visit Kala Patthar for a close-up view of Mount Everest.
  • Marvel at mountains like Island Peak, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and more.
  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Everest View Hotel (self-pay).

Further reading: 1 Day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Gosaikunda is one of the holy and religious sites for the Hindu and Buddhist people. Situated at about 4,380 meters above sea level, Gosaikunda Lake is located in the Langtang National Park. One of the major highlights of this trek is 108 lakes and besides this stunning lake, you will witness the stunning Himalayan panorama like Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang mountain range, and many more. 

Also, the sunset view is equally breathtaking. Additionally, the Cheese factory at Chandanbari produces tasty Yak cheese. It is a great souvenir to bring home. The traditional trekking route takes about 7-8 days but from the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour, it takes only 2 hours to complete this tour.

Here are some of the highlights of the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

  • Take a scenic flight over the Gosaikunda trail in Langtang Valley.
  • Visit beautiful lakes like Gosaikunda, Bhairav Kunda, and Saraswati Kunda.
  • See stunning mountains such as Langtang Lirung (7,234 meters), Langtang Ri (7,205 meters), Ganesh Himal (7,422 meters), and other smaller peaks.
  • Enjoy a 360-degree view of the entire Langtang region, including Langtang National Park.
  • Explore the pilgrimage site of Gosaikunda Lake.
  • Experience the unique lifestyle of the Himalayas up close.

Mardi Himal Helicopter Tour

If you have already visited the classic Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp then the new popular Mardi Himal will be your best alternative. Being less crowded but equally or sometimes for stunning than this classic trek, Mardi Himal Base Camp offers you the jaw-dropping view of Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I & III, Gangapurna, Tare Kang Glacier Dome, Singu Chuli, Khangsar Kang, and Hiunchuli. 

Within a short period of time, like 15 minutes from the Beautiful city of Pokhara, you will reach the base camp of the Mardi Himal. You will have around 30 minutes to explore. 

Worth reading: Things To Do In Pokhara

Here are some of the highlights of Mardi Himal Helicopter Tour

  • Breathtaking aerial view of Pokhara Valley and its serene lake.
  • Admire the beauty of Dhampus, World Peace Stupa, Sarangkot, and other charming spots.
  • Marvel at the panoramic view of the Annapurna Massif from Mardi Base Camp.
  • Surround yourself with the majestic peaks of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna, and Lamjung from the comfort of the helicopter.
  • Experience the enchanting Annapurna Sanctuary and its scenic trail from a unique aerial perspective.

Langtang Helicopter Tour

Langtang Valley, which is also known as the “Valley of Glacier” is a popular destination for the unmatched and unspoiled natural beauty making it one of the popular destinations. Witnessing the beautiful landscape including the mountain peaks like Mt. Langtang, Mt. Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Lakpa Dorje, Yala Peak, Naya Kanga, and Mt. Gaurishankar are the main highlights of this tour. 

Also, there are many Buddhist monasteries in this region among them you will get the opportunity to visit the Visit Kyajin monasteries. Starting from Kathmandu this tour will be completed in around 2 hours 30 minutes, while you will get 30 minutes to explore after landing in Kyanjin Gompa.

Here are some of the highlights of the Langtang Helicopter Tour

  • Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Langtang’s landscapes, from snow-capped peaks to lush valleys, during a helicopter flight.
  • Discover the diverse flora and fauna of Langtang National Park from a unique aerial perspective.
  • Visit the serene Kyanjin Gompa, a monastery set against a backdrop of towering mountains, offering a spiritual retreat.
  • Take in the picturesque Langtang Valley, dotted with terraced fields, traditional villages, and winding paths, from above.
  • Marvel at the magnificent Langtang Glacier, adding to the region’s natural allure.
  • Gain insights into the vibrant cultures of the Tamang and Sherpa communities as you observe their lifestyle from the helicopter.
  • Glide over the tranquil Gosaikunda Lake, nestled amidst majestic peaks, for a serene and surreal experience.

Muktinath Helicopter Tour

Located in the Mustang District of Nepal at an altitude of 3710meter this place is also popular for its other name “Mukti Dham” for “Hindus” and “Chumig Gyatsa” for “Buddhist”. Muktinath is the only place in Nepal where visitors can find five elements of earth in one place; Fire, Water, Sky, Earth, and Air. 

This holy place can be reached in around 30 minutes on a helicopter and 1 hour of grounded time will be given to the visitor to explore. 

From Pokhara, the Muktinath Helicopter Tour will be complete in just about 2 hours. During the tour, you can see the devotees perform Puja and Hawan, and take baths in 108 stone water taps. Plus, you can view amazing views of the Annapurna range.

Here are some of the highlights of the Muktinath Helicopter Tour

  • Fly between the two tallest peaks, Mt. Dhaulagiri (7th highest) and Annapurna I (10th highest).
  • Enjoy aerial views of Ghorepani, Poon Hill Tower, Marpha Village, Jomsom Village (the nearest airport to Muktinath), Kagbeni, and Muktinath.
  • Marvel at breathtaking views of Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu, Himalchuli, Annapurna Massifs, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Tilicho Peak.
  • Take in wonderful views of Kathmandu Valley and Pokhara City.
  • Take a bath, worship Lord Shiva, and participate in ritual activities.

Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

Mustang was once a different kingdom and it was forbidden to outsiders but now it is accessible to all the visitors who want to explore the untouched landscape and ancient way of life. This area is famous for its unique rock formations and deep canyons, showcasing the earth’s history. 

The Upper Mustang Scenic Helicopter Ride allows you to discover remote parts of Nepal in the Mustang Region that only a few people have seen. This luxury tour offers exclusive access to the region. 

During the flight, you will see majestic Himalayan peaks like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri up close. Flying over Upper Mustang, you will spot ancient Tibetan monasteries and traditional villages, giving you a glimpse into the rich culture of the area. 

The best part of this heli tour is a four-hour ride in total which is enough to visit and explore all the places. Isn’t that amazing?

Here are the highlights of the Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

  • Explore the once-forbidden Upper Mustang region.
  • Witness unique geological formations.
  • Access remote and inaccessible areas.
  • Enjoy the exclusivity of a luxury tour.
  • Marvel at aerial views of Himalayan peaks.
  • Fly over centuries-old monasteries and villages.
  • Experience rich cultural heritage.

Rara Lake Helicopter Tour

Rara Lake is also known as the Queen of the Lake. It is the largest freshwater lake situated inside the Rara National Park located in the Jumla and Mugu Districts of Karnali Province. 

Rara Lake changes color three times a day, from dark blue in the morning to greenish blue in the afternoon and then serene blue in the evening, making it a traveler’s paradise. This heavenly palace is not only magnificent to watch but also refreshes your inner soul. 

Being far from Kathmandu and located in the remote part there is no road connection to this place. If you visit walking it takes more than 2-3 days to reach this palace and for the individual and small group of people, it is risky and difficult. 

There this luxury tour is the best option which will be completed in just 3 hours. There are three major destinations from where the journey begins; Kathmandu, Pokhara and Nepaljung.

Here are the highlights of the Rara Lake Helicopter Tour

  • Experience the color-changing beauty of Rara Lake.
  • Enjoy aerial views of the pristine and quiet lake.
  • Snow-capped mountains, green hills, and colorful flowers and leaves.
  • Marvel at the serene atmosphere of the lake in the evening.
  • Explore Rara Lake’s paradise-like surroundings from a helicopter.
  • Beautiful view of Saipal Mountain of the Himalayan Range

Gokyo Lake Helicopter Tour

Gokyo Lake is situated inside the Gokyo Valley in the Solu-Khumbu region of Nepal. Gokyo Lake is also a sacred place for both Hindu and Buddhist people. The main attraction of the Gokyo Lake Helicopter Tour is the Tranquil soothing lakes and panoramic view of 800 m high mountain ranges. 

You can get a close view of the mountains like Everest (8848 m) and the three other Himalayan ranges – Cho Oyu (8153m), Lhotse (8501m), and Makalu (8463m). You will also get opportunities to see the beautiful Khumbu Valley, Khumbu Glacier, and Icefall area, offering stunning views and diverse landscapes. Kathmandu and Lukla serve as the starting points. 

Depending on your preferences and budget, you can choose either one. If you start your flight from Kathmandu the flight duration is around 70 minutes. Similarly, if you start your Helicopter tour from Lukla airport then the flight duration is around 25 minutes.

Here are the main highlights of the Gokyo Lake Helicopter Tour

  • Embark on a luxurious tour to Gokyo Valley.
  • Enjoy stunning views of the Everest range.
  • Explore the picturesque Gokyo Lakes and observe their freshwater system.
  • Marvel at the sight of four mountains towering over 8000m—Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Cho Oyu.
  • Visit the village of Gokyo, situated at the highest altitude in the world.
  • Witness the grandeur of the largest glacier in the Himalayas—the Ngozumpa Glacier.

Final say

Getting into a beautiful heavenly palace and enjoying the stunning views of the mountains, lush hills, vibrant colorful forest, and diverse landscape. Completing in a few hours in just one day this famous helicopter which is listed above is the must that you try once in your life.

Without getting worried about altitude sickness and physical fitness, perfect for family and friends including all ages it is a great way to spend your vacation days. Don’t forget, that you have the option to choose between a shared helicopter tour or a private helicopter tour, and the cost of each package varies accordingly.

If you have queries then you can contact us 24/7. We, Third Eye Adventure promise you to offer the best helicopter package for you at an affordable cost.

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