Nepal Helicopter Tour
A luxurious and satisfying Helicopter Tour in Nepal covers Everest and Annapurna Region with Jungle Safari Activities
Nepal, a country globally known for its natural beauty, scenic landscapes, tallest peaks, friendly way of life, and cultural diversity, is one of the top destinations for travel enthusiasts worldwide. Many travelers who come to Nepal return with memorable experiences lasting a lifetime. However, not all travelers witness the entire Himalayan ranges and landscapes in one visit.
The main reasons are the time factor and challenging geographical structures. To fulfill the gap, we at Peregrine Treks & Tours have put an extra effort into offering a luxurious and satisfying Nepal Helicopter Tour Package for you.
Upon arrival, the Nepal Helicopter Tour Package begins with our representative warmly welcoming you at the Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. On that day, you move to the designated hotel for some relaxation. Nepal Heli Tour begins on the second day of your arrival from Kathmandu to the eastern part of Nepal.
This route will witness the aerial view of the world’s highest peak, “Mount Everest,” and the world’s biggest glacier Ngozumpa. In brief, the Helicopter will pass through the Gokyo Valley, which consists of 19 freshwater lakes and Khumbu Glacier.
Furthermore, you will see a clear view of famous mountains, namely Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, and Mount Cho Oyu, as we land on Kala Patthar. To add more adventure to the trip, we will land at Lukla Airport, the most extreme airport, as quoted by The History Channel in 2010. Lukla is the main port where the climbers to Mount Everest begin their journey.
After that, your next destination will be the western mountain regions. The primary circuit in this region is the very famous Annapurna circuit. You will witness places like Manang, Thorang Camp, Manaslu Larke Pass, Tilicho Lake, and Muktinath Pilgrimage. After this, you will land at a famous tourist destination named Pokhara. Pokhara is renowned for its lakes and temperate weather.
Similarly, the itinerary includes flying to Rara Lake. Rara Lake is the biggest lake in Nepal, which resides at 2990 meters above sea level. Then the pleasant and peaceful site of Rara Lake will put a beautiful impression on your heart and mind.
Further, the Nepal Helicopter Tour itinerary also takes you to the birthplace of Lord Buddha at Lumbini. Moreover, to provide experiences of Nepal’s rich biodiversity, flora, and fauna, you will fly to Chitwan National Park. In Chitwan National Park, you will witness unique species such as the one-horned Rhino, Asian Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger, etc. In this park, you will see the cultural performances performed by indigenous people “Tharu Community.”
The seven-day-long experience-rich Nepal Helicopter tour will end after the Chitwan National Park visit. Then you will fly back to Kathmandu. The next day our representative will see you off at Tribhuwan International Airport.
Our representative will warmly receive you with a welcome note at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. You will travel to Dhulikhel Mount Resort, situated 30 kilometers away from the airport.
You can spend this day resting at your hotel. Please note that the itinerary on this day depends upon your arrival time. If you arrive before 14:00, you will stay at Dwarika Hotel, Dhulikhel, or at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kathmandu.
Meals: Lunch and Dinner
The day starts with a delicious local breakfast. Then we take off to Syangboche, Solukhumbu, in an hour-long helicopter flight. You can see a clear view of Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Amadablam, and other peaks like Tawche, Nangbala, Tashi Lhaptsa, etc.
This day is for acclimatization, as you will be visiting higher altitudes in the following days. On that day, you will explore Sherpa villages (Khude and Khumjung) and possibly see the wildlife and vegetation in Sagarmatha National Park.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
We fly to Gokyo valley after breakfast at Everest View Hotel, Syangboche. In Gokyo valley, there are 19 Gokyo freshwater lakes. We can easily see the biggest glacier globally, “Ngozempa Glacier.” We can also see Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, Mount Cho Oyu, and Nuptse from Gokyo Ri.
Our next destination is Kala Patthar, famous for the clear view of Mount Everest and the Khumbila glacier. The next destination is Khumbila Pass, above 5000 meters from sea level. Finally, the day ends, and you will fly back to Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kathmandu.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
After breakfast in the morning, you will fly to Mustang. It lies in the north of the Annapurna Himalayan range. You can see beautiful scenes of Annapurna II, III, IV, Mount Gangapurna, Gangapurna Lake, 500 years old Monastery, and Milarepa cave.
From Manang, the helicopter will fly towards Thorang High Camp via Thorang La pass. This is the highest pass in the Annapurna Circuit and resides at 5416 meters from sea level.
The next destination is the very famous Muktinath Temple. At Muktinath temple, you will see the 108 stone water taps. The belief is that anyone who takes a bath in all those taps will acquire salvation, and all of the past sins will wash away.
Finally, the last destination for the day will be Nepal’s most famous tourist destination, “Pokhara.” You can see the nightlife besides the Phewa lake, try different cuisines and drinks and relax at the Fishtail lodge within the lake area.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
The day will start with flying towards the biggest lake in Nepal, the Rara Lake in Mugu district, located in the western region of Nepal. It resides at an altitude of 2990 meters above sea level. From Rara lake, you will fly to the famous Buddhist pilgrimage “Lumbini,” which is also the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
The sightseeing of Lumbini consists of stupas, monasteries made by different countries, Ashoka Pillar, Maya Devi Temple, Museum, etc. The next destination is Megauli Serai, A Taj Safari (or similar resorts) near Chitwan National Park.
After reaching the resort and settling into your rooms, you have dinner with the cultural program. You can enjoy the delicious dinner made from local items with the indigenous cultural show performed by Tharu Community.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
On this day, you will explore the Chitwan National Park. We will arrange a wildlife jeep safari from Meghauli Serai, A Taj Safari. In the safari, you will witness the unique species of animals, such as the One-Horned Rhino, Asian Elephant, Royal Bengal Tiger, etc.
You will also see the Ghariyals resting on the banks of the river that flows through the jungle. The day’s activities come to an end after the wildlife safari. Then you will head towards the hotel for lunch. Then you will be flying back to Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kathmandu. The tour comes to a wrap as we organize a farewell dinner for you with drinks and sharing of experiences.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
On the last day, you will go sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley. You may utilize this time for souvenir shopping, as well. Then as per your flight schedule, we will organize the commute to the airport with your belongings, where our representative will warmly see you off and bid goodbye until we meet again.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
During this Nepal Helicopter Tour, we will provide luxurious hotel accommodation. We will provide extra comfortable rooms for you at all the hotels to make your stay luxurious and comfortable.
We have daily departures for this trip, so we recommend that you book it according to your schedule. We will customize the tour/trekking package to your specific needs. We are concentrating on the private trip, taking into account numerous elements such as COVID, trekkers' physical fitness, available time, and budget. Because these elements may or may not be compatible with the individual traveler.
Similarly, during the trek/tour, we will be pleased to supply you with pre/post accommodation as well as other supplementary services such as a domestic flight and an additional porter. Please fill out this customized form for your convenience.
Customize this trip with help from our local travel specialist that matches your interests.
We accept major currencies such as the US Dollar, the Great Britain Pound, the Euro, the Australian Dollar, the Singapore Dollar, the Indian Rupee, the Swiss Franc, the Canadian Dollar, the Japanese Yen, the Chinese Yuan, the Saudi Arabian Riyal, the Qatari Riyal, the Thai Baht, the UAE Dirham, the Malaysian Ringgit, the South Korean Won, the Swedish Kroner, the Danish Kroner, the Hong Kong Dollar, the Kuwaiti Dinar, and the Bahrain Dinar.
Type C, D, and M power plugs and sockets are used. The standard voltage and frequency are 230 V and 50Hz, respectively.
Vaccinations You must be completely vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before traveling to Nepal. Vaccination documentation is required.
On Arrival Visas are available at Nepal's entrance points for travelers. Travelers from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, and Syria, on the other hand, are required to obtain a visa through their nearest Nepalese diplomatic post (embassy/consulate).
To confirm the trek/tour package, we want a deposit of at least 20% of the total tour/trek fee. The remaining balance must be paid when you arrive in Nepal. We take Visa, Maestro, MasterCard, American Express, and other major credit cards. The total cost of a Bhutan and Tibet tour must be paid in full at the time of booking.
We strongly advise you to purchase a SIM card for reliable internet access throughout Nepal. Nepal Telecom (owned by the government) and NCELL (owned by the private sector) are the two main SIM card providers in Nepal. It is preferable to get a SIM card at an airport, where staff will assist with activation and data plan purchases. If you have a SIM card, it will be easier for you to contact us and locate our airport agent.
You can charge your electrical devices at hotels and lodges because there are no power outages. In the Himalayan region, however, hotel owners may levy a nominal fee.
Peregrine Treks and Tours choose the best in class aviation mediums for its helicopter tour package in Nepal. There are two models of helicopters that are used in the tour package. They are AS 350 B3e “Ecureuil” and AS 350 B3+ “Ecureuil.” The AS 350 B series of helicopters are the French helicopter manufacturing company Eurocopter products. These helicopters are state-of-the-art technologies and are considered the strongest ever produced among the lightweight helicopters. Further, these helicopters are designed to fly at high altitudes, which perfectly suits the geographical landscapes of Nepal. The helicopters can fly and land at the height of 23,000 ft.; hence, it is a lifesaver during high-altitude rescue operations.
At Peregrine Treks and Tours, we put the safety of travelers cum clients at the top priority. Hence, we understand the technicalities of the commute and equipment that we offer to our clients. Therefore, we have chosen the helicopters mentioned above, regarded as the safest and most efficient lightweight choppers. They can smoothly take off and land on challenging surfaces of the Himalayas and diverse weather conditions.
The Helicopter can transport six people (one guide and four passengers).
Nepal Helicopter Tour is a private tour package, so it can depart anytime once the minimum number of people is confirmed. There should be at least two people confirmed to make one group. If not, a 10000 USD single supplement charge applies. If four people are confirmed in one group, a special discount of 10% on the total amount is applicable. One private doctor and one helicopter ambulance are designated for more than ten people for the entire tour.
Most of our guests are business people, celebrities, political leaders, and retired people. Since our guests come from high-profile backgrounds, we at Peregrine Treks and Tours take their privacy and safety very seriously. We organize the itinerary meticulously, and every visit is smooth, private, and safe. Further, photos or videos of our clients will not be used in social media, websites, and other promotional activities unless the traveler provides written approval. The arrangements are organized accordingly for VIP guests in the Tribhuwan International Airport.
Peregrine Treks and Tours is very committed to the safety of its passengers. All itineraries are organized so that the level of air and road safety is never compromised. This begins with selecting top-quality commutes, hotels, meals, and first aid. Further, the allocated pilots, guides, drivers, etc., have a proven track record of quality services. Weather conditions are well analyzed before every flight. You will fly only under favorable weather conditions at both source and destination.
We are proud to express our 12 years of clean and safe track record while providing travel services to people worldwide.
The suitable time to travel for the Nepal Helicopter tour package is March – to June and September – to November. At this time, the view of the Himalayas will be the clearest compared to other months of the year. However, please note that these months are the best suited, but it’s not a compulsion to visit during those months. According to your schedule and interest, you may plan your visit at any time of the year.
In the Nepal Helicopter tour, you will fly at higher altitudes reaching around 5000 meters above sea level. We have organized the itinerary so that your body will get time to acclimatize accordingly to negate any possibility of altitude sickness. If you experience altitude sickness, the Helicopter will be quickly flown to lower altitudes by chance. In worst-case scenarios, oxygen cylinders are provided in the helicopter itself.
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