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Best Heli Tour in Nepal

Adventure Exodus Pvt. Ltd. on November 21, 2019

The great Himalayas in Nepal is a paradise and a dream destination for many around the world. Unfortunately, often many people do not have time or physical condition to take such long trips and explore these majestic mountains on foot. Thanks to Heli tour in Nepal, it is possible for everyone to witness the glory of these snow-capped peaks, within a short range of time and with much ease. There are multiple Heli Tour destinations to choose from including Everest Base Camp, Langtang, and Annapurna Base Camp among others. Below discussed are the two most famous Heli Tour in Nepal:

Everest Base Camp Heli tour

Everest Base Camp Heli Tour is a surreal adventure that introduces the entire Everest region via a short Helicopter ride. Along with the iconic mountains like the Mt. Everest (8848 m), Lhotse (8516 m), and Cho Oyu (8201 m), the tour also offers you the opportunity to relish the beauty of the Sagarmatha National Park.

Starting from the Tribhuvan International Airport early in the morning, you’ll be flying east the towards Lukla airport. At Lukla, after refueling and another necessary checking, the helicopter will take off for the Everest Base Camp. Landing at the base camp and allowing you to spend some time to admire the tallest peak from the close focal view, the chopper will head further towards Kalapatthar giving a close glimpse on Mount Cho Oyu (8201 m), Ama Dablam (6856 m), and Pumo Ri (7165 m). After taking a round around Kalapatthar, the return journey will start. You can choose to land at Tengboche or Syangboche. Both these Sherpa villages offer you the opportunity to breakfast in the company of the Mount Everest (8848 m). After breakfast, you can stroll around the village, learning about their lifestyles or visiting local monasteries. After spending some time with the Himalayas, your return journey to Kathmandu will begin and your remarkable journey will come to an end in Kathmandu airport.

Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour

While Everest Base Camp Heli Tour explores the Everest Himalayas, the Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour head to the heart of the Annapurna Sanctuary. This tour is more of a description of the sublime beauty of the Annapurna Himalayas more than anything else.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek easily takes about 8 to 12 days but, voila, you can reach the base camp in just about 2 hours and much comfortably on the Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour.

Tour. The trip can be planned from Kathmandu or Pokhara depending on your preference and you’ll get to spend about 45 minutes in the base camp. On your way to the camp, you will see the pleasing landscape below you, with dense forests, and alluring lakes in Pokhara. Also, you’ll get to gaze closely at Mount Hiunchuli (6441 m), Dhaulagiri (8167 m), and Fishtail (6997 m). As you get closer to Annapurna Sanctuary you’ll witness wilder mountainous setting with tall snow-covered peaks including the Annapurna I (8091 m) and its entire range. You can enjoy tea and some snacks in this ecstatic place before beginning your return trip.

The most favorable time for you to go on one such tour would be spring- March to May, or during fall- September to November when skies are clear and air currents are mild. Irrespective of the tour you choose to go on, throughout your flight, you will get to enjoy the panoramic sight of green hills, alpine forest covered in Rhododendron and Oak trees, typical rural settlements, and acres of cultivated farmlands. Embark on a journey to the Himalayas on the Heli tours in Nepal!