Helicopter Charter Costs in Nepal

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Price

Helicopter charter costs in Nepal varies on where you want to go, what you want to do and the length of time. It also depends upon the type of Helicopter model you want use. The charter price for helicopter is fixed on the certain date, time, destination of flight.

Helicopter Charter offers a level of flexibility; not commonly available with fixed wing aircraft. It is real boon for time and physical limited travelers.

Take advantage of our flexibility and arrange Helicopter flights for you and your passengers to and from your destination. Spend your vacation in style and comfort in one of our safe, modern and reliable helicopters. With no hassles of airport queues or Jams, you will reach the destination fresh and relaxed.

How much does it cost to charter helicopter in Nepal?

Every day we receive numbers of queries asking the helicopter charter cost in Nepal and the factors it depends on. So we have decided to write an article to provide people a realistic ballpark figure on how much a helicopter rental actually cost in Nepal.

Popular Helicopter Tour Packages & Cost

Everest Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the most fascinating air voyage in Nepal. This incredible aerial tour will take you to base of world’s highest peak and allow you to enjoy the grandeur of peak from closest possible distance.

The best part is you don’t need to trek which will save your lot of time and is very convenient too.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour starts early in the morning from Tribhuvan Domestic Airport. You will fly north towards Lukla and stop at Tenzing-Hillary Airport for refueling. After that, you will continue your journey towards Kala Patthar Viewpoint.

Kala Pattahar offers superb view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Changtse. Then Mt. Pumori, Lingtren and Khumbutse amidst countless other peaks crowd your horizon.

After some moments, we will fly to Syangboche, Everest View Hotel. Here we will have a heartily breakfast with an amazing view of Mt. Everest right next our table.

During the entire tour, we will get the stunning bird-eye view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori. Mt. Cho Oyu and Mt. Lhotse.

Here’s the detail of Helicopter Charter Cost in different location of Everest

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost includes round trip (Kathmandu – Everest Base Camp – Kalapatthar – Kathmandu). You will also land at Syangboche Airport and enjoy the heartily breakfast at world’s highest Everest View Hotel.
Everest Helicopter Tour is best for those who have just a day in Nepal and wants to experience Everest from closest possible distance.
Everest Helicopter Tour lasts for 3 hours including the landing time at Kalapatthar and Syangboche.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Duration and Capacity
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour takes 3 hours (round trip, including landing time at Kalapatthar and Syangboche).
A helicopter can accommodate up to 4 person or up to 400kg to Kalapatthar. We will make a double trip from Syangboche, if the number of travelers exceeds 4.
If you are solo traveler, we will help you find the group so that you will share the cost.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost Detail

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost4,500 USD
Group Joining Cost1,250 USD Per Person

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Tour is alternative way of regular flight to reach Lukla from Kathmandu. Helicopter flights get less canceled in comparison to regular domestic flight to Lukla.
If you have limited time for trekking, the irregular flight might distract your schedule. Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight ensures to maintain your travel schedule and helps you complete the trip as you planned before
Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Duration and capacity
Normally, the helicopter flight to Lukla takes 50 minutes from Kathmandu. But sometimes, it may even take 1 hour.
A helicopter can accommodate up to 5 person or up to 500kg to Lukla. If you are solo traveler, we will help you find the group so that you will share the cost.

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Tour Cost

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost2000 USD
Group Joining Cost400 USD Per Person

Lukla to Syangboche Helicopter Flight

Lukla to Syangboche Helicopter Tour takes you to the heart of Everest in just no time. This heli trip best for families with kids and elderly people; who are physically unsure to undertake the challenging terrain of Everest region.

Lukla to Syangboche Helicopter Duration and Capacity

Normally, it takes 10 – 15 minutes to reach Syangboche from Lukla. We will only take-off when the weather is 100% friendly to fly. Helicopter flight to Syangboche will save your 3 days.
A helicopter can accommodate up to 5 person or up to 500kg to Syangboche. If you are solo traveler, we will help you find the group so that you will share the cost.

Lukla to Syangboche Helicopter Cost Details

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost1200 USD
Group Joining Cost300 USD Per Person

Lukla to Gorakshep Helicopter Flight

Enjoy a luxurious Helicopter flight to Lukla and take a day hike to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar. Lukla to Gorakshep Helicopter Tour is perfect for time travelers who wants to combine an adventurous helicopter flight with a hike to Everest Base Camp.

Lukla to Gorakshep Helicopter Tour Duration and Capacity

Normally it takes 45 minutes to 1 hour to reach Gorak Shep from Kathmandu. Taking a helicopter flight to Gorakshep will save your 6 – 7 days which you will be spending on uphill trekking to Gorakshep.
A helicopter can accommodate up to 4 person or up to 400kg to Gorakshep. If the weight exceeds 400kg, we will make a double trip from Syangboche or Lukla.
If you are solo traveler, we will help you find the group so that you will share the cost.

Lukla to Gorakshep Helicopter Flight Cost Detail

Max Group Size3
Charter Cost1,500 USD
Group Joining Cost600 USD Per Person

Gorakshep to Lukla Helicopter Tour

Complete your trip in ultimate luxury and comfort! After challenging week-long trek to Everest Base Camp, if you are unsure to retrace your step back to Lukla; you can join a comfortable Gorakshep to Lukla Helicopter Tour.

Gorakshep to Lukla Helicopter Tour Duration and Capacity

Gorakshep to Lukla Helicopter Tour takes about 15 minutes and if weather is good, it even takes less than 15 minutes. It will save your 3 – 4 days which you will on downhill walk back to Lukla.
A helicopter can accommodate up to 4 person or up to 400kg to Lukla. If you are solo traveler, we will help you find the group so that you will share the cost.

Gorakshep to Lukla Helicopter Flight Cost Detail

Max Group Size3
Charter Cost1500 USD
Group Joining Cost600 USD Per Person

Gorakshep – Lukla – Kathmandu Helicopter Tour

Imagine trekking to all the way to EBC and returning back to Kathmandu in chopper in relaxed manner!
Gorakshep – Lukla – Kathmandu Helicopter Tour is for those who loves to hike to the Everest Base Camp but are unsure to trek back via same route to Lukla. This exciting helicopter tour is best way to conclude you trip in ultimate style and comfort.  

Gorakshep – Lukla – Kathmandu Helicopter Duration and Duration

Normally, it takes 45 minutes – 1 hour to complete a heli trip from Gorakshep to Kathmandu via Lukla. This heli trip will save your 4 – 5 days that you will be spending on downhill walk to Lukla and flight back to Kathmandu.
A helicopter can accommodate up to 4 person or up to 400kg to Kathmandu. And if you are in a group of 6 people, we will make a double trip to Lukla and fly together back to Kathmandu.
If you are solo traveler, we will help you find the group so that you will share the cost.

Gorakshep – Lukla – Kathmandu Helicopter Cost Details

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost3700 USD
Group Joining Cost650 USD Per Person

Kathmandu – Lukla – Namche Helicopter Flight

Kathmandu – Lukla – Namche Helicopter is best alternative to Everest view trek. If you are some one wishing to explore Everest from comfortable altitude, then this trip is for you.

Kathmandu – Lukla – Namche Helicopter Tour Duration and Capacity

Kathmandu to Namche via Lukla takes just 30 minutes and you will be in the heart of Everest. This tour is used as time saver when you have less time to explore Himalaya.
A helicopter can accommodate up to 5 person or up to 500kg to Namche Bazaar. If you are solo traveler, we will help you find the group so that you will share the cost.

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost2500 USD
Group Joining Cost500 USD Per Person

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Charter Flight

If there’s any classic tour in Nepal, then it has to be Annapurna Helicopter Tour. It is most popular and luxury trip in Nepal.
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is designed for people who are limited by time and fitness but still want to witness the magnificence of snow-capped peaks. Mt. Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna South, Mt. Fishtail, Himchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Nilgiri and many small peaks are seen during the trip.
You can choose to start the tour either from Kathmandu or Pokhara. It takes around 2 hours round trip from Kathmandu to complete Annapurna Heli Tour. And from Pokhara, it takes one and half hour to complete ABC.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Charter Cost

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost2000 USD
Group Joining Cost400 USD Per Person

Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour

Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour is a pilgrimage tour into the sacred lake devoted to Lord Shiva. It is alpine freshwater located at an elevation of 4,380m in the Langtang National Park.
Gosakunda Helicopter Tour is the shortest and quickest heli tour available in Nepal. It takes an hour to the complete this heli trip. Besides lake, you will get the magnificent bird eye view of Langtang Himalayan Range, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu.

Spring (March – May) and autumn (September – November) are the time of the year for Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour.

Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour Charter Cost

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost1800 USD
Group Joining Cost400 USD Per Person

Langtang Helicopter Tour

Langtang Helicopter Tour is the fascinating journey to the best kept secret of Himalaya. This exciting heli tour promises you the best view of Langtang Range. Add to this, unrivalled natural beauty and spectacular geography of Langtang National Park.

During the trip, you will get to witness the incredible view of gigantic mountains including Mt. Langtang, Mt. Lurung, Ganesh Himal, Lakpa Dorje, Yala Peak, Naya Kanga and Mt. Garushankar.

Langtang Helicopter Tour starts from Kathmandu Airport. We will fly towards Kyangjin Monastery flying all over the beautiful Langtang region including Langtang national Park, Langtang Himalayan range and Gosainkunda. We will land at Kyanjin and visit the monastery which provide us the knowledge of local culture and religion. After the exploration, we fly back to Kathmandu to conclude the trip.

Langtang Helicopter Tour Charter Cost

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost1500 USD
Group Joining Cost350 USD Per Person

Muktinath Helicopter Tour

Muktinath Helicopter Tour is the easiest and shortest way to visit sacred temple, Muktinath, nestled at the lap of Thorong La Pass (part of Himalaya). Muktinath, meaning the god of Nirvana, is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is believed that people will get relieved from their sorrows and miseries after paying to this temple. Buddhist call this temple as Chumig Gyatse which means hundreds water. They believe this time is the place of Dakanis which means goddesses of sky dancer. They also believe this site as one of 24 tantric place. While Hindu believes it as an abode of lord Vishnu who resides in the form of ammonites (Shilas).

Muktinath Helicopter Tour will offer you the best aerial view of Manaslu range, Annapurna range, world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge and stunning semi-arid landscapes.
There are two options to reach Muktinath via Helicopter. You can choose to fly directly from Kathmandu or fly from Pokhara. We will land at helipad near the temple and after 30 minutes hike up, we will get to the Muktinath Temple.

We will provided 30 minutes time to perform holy rituals that includes pujas and sin-cleaning bath. This tour lasts for around 3 hours including ground time.

Muktinath Helicopter Charter Tour Cost

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost3500 USD
Group Joining Cost900 USD Per Person

Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour Cost

Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour is the easiest and quickest way to reach the isolated forbidden Kingdom of Mustang.; located at the border of Tibet.
Upper Mustang is located at the northern section of the Annapurna region and is one of famous restricted area trekking in Nepal. If you have less time or constrained by fitness to undertake long challenging to trek to upper Mustang, you can explore the Upper Mustang in just a day by helicopter.

Upper Mustang Trek starts from Kathmandu and you will fly north-west towards the stunning geography of Upper Mustang. On a flight way, you will get the best aerial view of snow-capped Annapurna range, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu and Tukuche Peaks. Apart from that, you will capture the amazing view of wild Mustang geography, valleys and rivers.
We will land at Lo-Mangtang, the heart and soul of Upper Mustang. Lo-Manthang is an ancient capital of Upper Mustang. It is an age-old walled town endowed with clustered houses, monasteries and chortens. Here we will get the close glimpse of bygone era.

The geography and culture of Upper Mustang is closely associated with Tibet. You can interact with local and get the inner perspective of their culture and lifestyle.

Upper Mustang Helicopter Charter Cost

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost4,500 USD
Group Joining Cost1000 USD Per Person

Rara Lake Helicopter Tour

Tucked away far in mid-western region of Nepal, Rara Lake is the queen of lake and is the largest lake of Nepal. Located at an altitude of 2,990m, Rara lies at Rara National Park and is home to diverse species of flowers, mammals and birds. Around 500 species of flowers, 20 different species of mammals and 214 species of birds thrive in the national park. If you are lucky, you can get the magnificent sight of mush deer, Black Panther, panda, untamed boar, Himalayan dark deer and other wildlife. The lake is also home to otters and different species of fishes.

Rara Lake Helicopter Tour takes you to the heart of Rara National Park and gets you close to nature and small villages of Mugu district. The tour starts from Kathmandu; fly west with views of Langtang range to Nepalgunj and then land for refueling. From Nepalgunj, we will fly to Rara Lake enjoying the heavenly vistas of emerald hills and valleys. We can get the spectacular view of Dhaulagiri Range, Mt. Kanjirowa, quaint villages, river valleys and Himalayan Trans Landscapes. We will make a circular fight and land at lakeside.

Rara Lake Helicopter Tour Cost

Max Group Size5
Charter Cost6,500 USD
Group Joining Cost1400 USD Per Person

3 thoughts on “Helicopter Charter Costs in Nepal

  1. Hello Everest Helicopter
    We are planning HeliーTour from Gorakshep to Lukla with my 3 fellows (total 4
    Person)including Everest sight-seeing.
    Could you serve this type flight? If possible,please inform me approx. cost.

  2. I know helicopter charter cost is always high but it seems too high. May be its due to the Himalayas region. I wish I can enjoy the heli ride one day.

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