Blessed with immense natural and cultural beauty, The Himalayan region of Nepal may be the closest to a physical representation of heaven. Travelers from all over the word step foot on the Himalayas to explore the magnificence of this region. Trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal can be a “once in a lifetime” experience. Although it is tiring and strenuous, traveling here is worth all the hard work.
But not everybody has the time or willingness to travel in the Himalayas on foot. If you seek easier ways to travel, various options suit you. One of the easiest and the most comfortable ways to explore the Himalayas is by a helicopter tour. Helicopter tours are available for almost every mountainous region in the country. To fly across the diverse landscapes while observing the amazing beauty of the natural landscapes surely provides an exceptional experience. Although the helicopter will not take you to the summit of the peaks, you will have the opportunity to land nearby and explore the mountains’ laps.
Helicopter tours in Nepal start from the city you are located in. You board the flight at the airport and take off early in the morning. As the helicopter soars over and away from the city, you can observe the changing scenery below. From concrete structures to lush greenery, the terrains start to show their natural appearance. You can already see the mountains afar as you look outside the window. Gradually, as the helicopter gets closer, you can see the magnificent peaks even clearer. As you look below, the terrain of diverse landscapes will amaze you. You will witness the dense green hills, gushing rivers, lakes, and forests from a bird’s eye.
It takes about half an hour to reach the mountainous region if you are flying from Kathmandu. Most Helicopter tours land nearby the base camp or anywhere that is feasible. You are given about an hour or a half to explore the area, take pictures, and rejoice at the moment. Due to the unpredictable weather of the Himalayas, the trip has to end within the morning.
Helicopter tours are the most luxurious way of traveling to the Himalayas. Some of the most popular helicopter tours in Nepal are the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour, Mardi Himal helicopter Tour, Muktinath pilgrimage Helicopter Tour, and Langtang region, Langtang valley and Gosainkunda Helicopter tour.