Top 5 Himalayan Helicopter Tour Packages to explore the High Himalayas in short time with lifetime memory.
There are many beautiful mountainous regions on earth. The Himalayan region is the youngest mountain in the world and is an excellent destination for adventure lovers. Peak climbing, mountaineering, trekking, skiing and skydiving are some of the activities that can be organized in the Himalayas.
Nepal’s Himalayas are famous for the world’s highest peaks and beautiful nature. Of the 14 highest peaks in the world, there are hundreds of peaks in Nepal, including the top 10 highest peaks above 8,000. Everest is the highest mountain in the world which falls in Nepal.
Helicopter tour packages help to reach remote parts of the Himalayas easily and quickly. Exploring beautiful mountains like a bird from a helicopter ride is an experience that will be remembered for a lifetime. Getting to see the world’s highest mountain peaks in a helicopter is an experience for a limited number of people.
To reach the base camp of the high Himalayas, Nepal offers some of the best helicopter tour packages in the world. Some of the top Himalayan helicopter tour packages are described below.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
The name describes about the helicopter tour package. The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour starts from Kathmandu airport towards the Everest Base Camp with landing at Kalapathar. The helicopter tour package is very popular as Everest Experience Helicopter ride. The tour completes within five hours in a single day.
In a helicopter maximum 5 persons can fly at a time from Kathmandu but limited weight is possible to lift in Everest. So, only 3 persons can fly to land at Kalapathar. The helicopter will shuttle the flight to make all five people to reach Kalapathar.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with landing at Kalapathar follows the same route of plane to Lukla. It lands at Lukla airport for refueling purpose and fly to Everest Base Camp to land at Kalapathar. If the passengers are more than 3 people, it lands at Syangboche or Dingboche to adjust the weight for shuttle flight.
After the overfly of Everest Base Camp and camp II, the helicopter lands at Kalapather for the awesome close-up views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Island Peak and more. The photo session will be enough within 5 to 10 minutes and helicopter lands at Syangboche for the panoramic views of Mount Everest and many other peaks.
The Everest Himalayan Helicopter tour package completes after returning to Kathmandu direct from Syangboche or via Lukla. The charter cost of the Himalayan Heli Ride tour package cost is about USD 3500 to USD 4500 per charter.
Mardi Himal Helicopter Tour
Mardi Himal Helicopter tour from Pokhara is probably the most frequent helicopter flight in Nepal. The helicopter ride completes within 90 minutes from Pokhara to Pokhara. You can charter a private helicopter flight or share a helicopter ride with other people.
Maximum 4 and 5 persons can fly at a time to the Mardi Himal. Regular group joining helicopter tours are in operations from Pokhara.
Mardi Himal helicopter tour package offer the great views of Himalayan range of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You will have 30 minutes ground time to explore the beautiful nature after the 20 to 25 minutes helicopter ride from Pokhara airport.
The Mardi Helicopter ride is the second most popular helicopter ride in Nepal. It cost you about USD 1000 to charter and USD 300 per person on sharing basis group joining helicopter tour.
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Mount Annapurna is another eight thousand meter peaks in the world. We fly to the base camp of Mount Annapurna by a helicopter flight. The Himalayan Helicopter tour ride is possible from Pokhara and Kathmandu. From Pokhara airport the helicopter flight is cheap in cost and fast to reach.
Langtang Helicopter Tour
Langtang Helicopter tour is the shortest helicopter ride to explore the Himalayas from Kathmandu. The Langtang heli tour package takes about half an hour ride to reach Kyanjin Gompa from Kathmandu airport. The helicopter tours to Langtang offers a closeup view of mountains over the Langtang National Park and have close view of highland village, dramatic landscapes and lofty peaks in very short time period.
The Himalayan Helicopter ride to Langtang is consider as one of the most scenic aerial flight to explore the in Himalayas nearby Kathmandu. Langtang is the closest mountain reachable from Kathmandu. Next to Everest and Annapurna region, Langtang is third popular destination for trekking.
Kapuche Lake Helicopter Tour
Pokhara to Kapuche lake helicopter tour is a popular Himalayan helicopter flight among domestic and international tourists. The short helicopter flight takes you to the lowest altitude glacier lake in the world which is the Kapuche lake.
The new trekking destination Kapuchey Lake is the naturally beautiful lake on the Glacier of Annapurna range. It is suitable for all ages. Kapuche Lake is getting popular among the visitors day by day.
Thus, the top 5 helicopter tour packages for the Himalayan range is Everest base Camp Helicopter tour, Mardi Himal Helicopter Tour, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour, Kapuche Lake Heli tour and Langtang Valley Helicopter tour.