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Helicopter Charter Cost in Nepal


Helicopter Charter in Nepal is a real boon for adventure freaks with limited time. Instead of weeks of painful walks, you can get to the foothills of Himalayas in just an hour. You can explore the beauty of Nepal and enjoy the bird’s eye views of the world’s highest peak. The Helicopter charter cost in Nepal ranges somewhere between the US $4000 to the US $10000 depending upon the type, time and activities. The most famous Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour and Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour costs around USD 4000.

Yeah, I get that it is expensive, but is also luxurious and time-saving. Heli tour is a comfortable way to unleash the beauty of Himalayas. Thus, we can say that the cost of the Helicopter charter in Nepal is quite reasonable.

The Heli tour to Himalayan ranges as Mt. Everest, Manaslu, Dolpa, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Langtang e.t.c is famous in Nepal. Helicopter packages to Muktinath and Maratika (Halesi Madhavi) are also famous as pilgrimage tours.


Everest Helicopter Tour Package Cost

Everest Helicopter Tour Package Cost
Mount Everest

Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour and Mountain flight are very famous among the tourist. The cost of this Everest Heli tour is about $1,100 -$1,500.

The journey begins from Kathmandu in Tribhuvan International Airport and stops as Lukla for refueling, Kala Patthar viewpoint/ Base Camp and Everest View Hotel.

During the Everest Helicopter tour you can witness the snow-covered vistas of Mt. Lhotse (8,513M), Mt. Everest (8,848M, Mt. Nuptse (7,864M), Mt. Pumori (7,156M) and Mt. Cho Oyu (8,153M),

Annapurna Helicopter Tour

Annapurna Helicopter tour is another popular ariel tour in the Annapurna region of Nepal that costs cheaper than the Everest Base Camp tour.

The cost of the Annapurna Helicopter tour is about $1,000 – $1,200. You can fly either from Kathmandu or from Pokhara, the city of Lakes. The tour is about 2 hours from Kathmandu and Pokhara, it only takes half an hour to reach the Annapurna Base Camp.

Annapurna Helicopter Tour

You can enjoy the views of Annapurna I (8,091 m), Himchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Mt. Fishtail, Nilgiri and many other peaks without having to trek.

Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Gosaikunda Lake, an alpine freshwater lake at 4,380m in the Langtang region is a stunning place to visit. It attracts tons of trekkers every year.

Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Gosaikunda Helicopter tour is a prodigious, short Heli tour in Nepal. It is just an hour tour from the capital, i.e Kathmandu. The cost of the Gosaikunda Helicopter tour is about $1,400 – $2000.

Gosaikunda Heli Tour saves you from 2 days of uphill trekking

Langtang Helicopter Tour

This Langtang helicopter tour offers the panoramic view of the Langtang range along with spectacular natural landscape beauty. The Langtang helicopter tour costs about $2,600 – $3000.

Cherkuri viewpoint at Langtang Trekking Region
Cherkuri viewpoint at Langtang Trekking Region

The tour offers astonishing views of the mountains in the region, including Mt. Langtang, Lakpa Dorje, Yala Peak, Mt. Lurung, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Gaurishankar and Naya Kanga. Also, you can see the spectacular Annapurna Himalayan range.

Muktinath Helicopter Tour

Muktinath is an ancient holy temple in the Mustang region which is famous among the Hindus and Buddhists.

Muktinath Helicopter Tour

It is also known as the temple of salvation while thousands of pilgrims from all around the world visit the temple each year.

The helicopter tour to Muktinath cost around $2,800. The tour offers you panoramic views of the Annapurna Himalayan range, Manaslu Himalayan range, deep gorges, and stunning landscape.

You can charter a helicopter to Muktinath from Kathmandu or Pokhara which is about 3 hours including ground time.

Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

Upper Mustang helicopter tour is the quickest way to explore the Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang which lies close to the Tibetan border.

The cost of Helicopter charter to Upper Mustang is about $ 3,500 – $ 4,000.

Located towards the backside of the Annapurna Region, Upper Mustang is one of the famous trekking destinations of Nepal.

Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

You can witness the Himalayan ranges (Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Manaslu, and Annapurna range), diverse landscapes and ancient villages like Lo-Manthang.

Rara Lake Helicopter Tour

Rara is the biggest lake of Nepal at an altitude of 2990m above sea level at the midwestern region of Nepal. It is also called the queen of lakes or the virgin blue lake.

Rara Lake Helicopter Tour

Traveling to Rara lake via road is a strenuous and lengthy process. So most of the tourist prefer a helicopter tour which is much easy and fast. The Helicopter charter cost to Rara is about $ 8,000 – $ 9,000.


If you have limited time to explorer Nepal, but a strong will, a Helicopter tour is the best option. It’s obvious that the Helicopter charter in Nepal or anywhere else is not easy. But Helicopter charter cost in Nepal is comparatively reasonable. Trust me, the fun is worth the money.

Please contact us to book your Helicopter tour to any destinations of Nepal. Also, let us know if you have any queries, we will be happy to help.

About Shobita Neupane

Shobita is a co-founder of Travel Diary Nepal. She is a passionate traveler and a content writer. Her favorite quote is Fly so high until your problem looks smaller and the dream seems closer.

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