Despite being a small country, Nepal offers a diverse range of landscapes from the plane terraces of Terai to the high Himalayas. 8 of the 14 highest peaks of the world lie here. Apart from the mountains, the Himalaya region offers a wonderful view of the glacial lakes, rivers, deep valleys, gorges, moraine valleys etc. Subtropical to Alpine forests can be found in the foothill of these mountains.
Every region has something unique and different things to offer. Trekking to all these places takes a lot of time and energy which can not be afforded by most of the people. Helicopter Tour might become the best alternative to experience the diverse terrains of Nepal in a short period and affordable price range.
As these heli tours in Nepal do not demand physical fitness, these are feasible for people of any are groups. Anyone can enjoy this adventurous experience without losing comfort. Because of these reasons, helicopter tours are becoming one of the major adventure activities in Nepal.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour :
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour takes you to the foothill of Mount Everest (Kalapatthar). It lets you explore the Khumbu region at its best. The flight starts from Kathmandu and Lands at Lukla at the first. It then takes you to Kalapatthar and Everest View Hotel. You finally return to Kathmandu in this almost 4 hours of journey.
You will enjoy the diverse landscapes from Kathmandu to Lukla. An amazing view of the mountains such as Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and many other peaks can be seen during your helicopter flight. From Lukla, it takes you over the Dudhkoshi river and Khumbu icefall.
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour:
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour will take you to the Annapurna region and land at Annapurna Base Camp. During the flight, you will enjoy the thrilling view of the landscapes, jungles, valleys and rivers.
Two parallel mountain range can be seen from the sky, one is the border of Nepal and Tibet and another one is Annapurna range itself. In your almost half an hour of landing time at ABC, you will get to see the Annapurna south at its best and many adjacent peaks. The view of the glaciers, deep valleys and the snow-capped mountains looks mesmerizing from here.
Muktinath Helicopter Tour:
Muktinath Helicopter Tour takes you to one of Muktinath which is one of the most famous pilgrimage sites of Nepal. You get the thrilling bird’s eye view of the mountains, gorges, rivers, valleys etc during the flight. Starting from Kathmandu, it takes about 4 hours to complete the journey. Along the way, you will get the beautiful view of Pokhara valley, Annapurna range, Fishtail etc.