Heli Treks in Nepal is an elective choice for trekking and watching the aerial views from a Helicopter. Nepal Helicopter trekking is most foreseen action to do for a full Nepal experience. It is particularly best for those individuals having less time to spend in Nepal. Heli Trek gives you an aerial perspective on world most elevated mountains including Mt. Everest and staggering Himalayan towns. Helicopter treks are for those individuals with limited time and want to indulge in the beauty of the Himalayas in a brief span. Helicopter Treks are likewise reasonable for older individuals who can’t trek to the Himalayas.
Helicopter treks are energizing and efficient. Heli treks take you on an exploration of the remote, stupendous and unexplored areas of Nepal. This is the best option to know about the social and the delightful scene of Nepal in a brief time frame. You can gain knowledge about the exceptional perspectives from ethereal point of view. Trekking to the Himalayas and returning via helicopter is the perfect blend of remoteness and extravagance experience.
The top 5 best Heli treks in Nepal mentioned below lets you trek above the Himalayas and clouds. Go through them and choose one to quench your adventure thirst.
Everest Base Camp Heli Trek
The first no brainer on our list of top 5 best treks in Nepal is indeed the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek. What better approach to see Mt Everest than in a helicopter ride? Everest Base Camp Heli Trek offers you an opportunity to trek in the celebrated Everest region. This implies the trek isn’t strenuous and anybody can pursue this. This 11 days trek comprises of trekking from Lukla to Namche Bazaar then to Everest View Hotel. You can get amazing panoramic views of the Everest and surrounding peaks from this hotel. What’s more, the principle turn or fascination of this outing is a helicopter ride back to Kathmandu from Gorakshep presenting majestic aerial view of the Mt. Everest over Khumbu Valley and Glacier and the Everest Base Camp. The tiring and difficult day strolls to Everest are supplanted by an agreeable ride on a helicopter that offers you up close and personal views of the Mt Everest.
Everest Base Camp Heli trek is perfect package which impeccably mixes the thrill of trekking with a rewarding Everest view from a Helicopter ride. Exploring the top of the world Mt Everest (8848m) is without a doubt each trekker’s dream. In any case, many trek devotees don’t find the opportunity to encounter The Everest Base Camp Trek because of time restriction and weakness. Therefore, the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is a wonderful option for individuals to encounter the magnificence of the Mount Everest.
Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lake Heli Trek
This trek takes you to the grand base camp of the tallest mountain on the planet – Mt. Everest and the perfect shorelines of the most elevated freshwater lake– Gokyo Lakes at 5100 meters. This trek is an ideal combination of the most prominent trek to the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Valley. You’ll be in awe of the beauty of Mt Everest and experience a thrill crossing the Cho La Pass and Gokyo lakes with the Heli. Experiencing this magnificent trek in person and with the comfort of a Heli is a rewarding experience.
This exciting trek will take you over excellent snow capped timberlands and towns with the most inviting and cordial individuals. This is a perfect combination of EBC, Chola Pass and Gokyo Lakes. You’ll trek from Dzongla, Thangnak via Cho La Pass which is one of Everest’s difficult passes. Furthermore, you’ll ride a Heli from Gokyo directly to Lukla presenting scenic views of the Everest region. Or, you can also opt for direct Heli ride from Gokyo to Kathmandu. You’ll not only enjoy the trekking adventure and the thrill of it but at the same time witness the beautiful aerial views of the Everest and Gokyo lakes.
Langtang Valley Heli Trek
The Langtang Valley has principal national park in Nepal – the Langtang National Park. The valley offers the absolute most tremendous mountain trekking and landscape close to Kathmandu. The Langtang Valley Heli Trek superbly consolidates the two parts i.e. hiking and helicopter ride which presents the spectacular views of the mountains and the valleys. Trekking along the wonderful scene and experiencing numerous ethnic towns of the area, at the same time experiencing numerous little religious communities and Gumbas in the Langtang region is an experience of a lifetime.
Only a half-day drive north from Kathmandu carries you to the trekking town of Syabru Bensi. You’ll visit renowned spots such as Langtang Valley. The Mani-stones, prayer flags and the beautiful monasteries along the trail gives the entire experience a cultural vibe. The temples, Gompas and monasteries provide stunning perspectives of the cultural abundance of the area. The mountains like the Langtang Lirung, the Langtang RI, Dorje Lakpa and surrounding peaks embrace the Langtang valley. All through the trekking venture, you’ll be enjoying the Himalayas views from the village. The Langtang Valley Heli Trek takes you back to Kathmandu on a helicopter providing an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of Langtang from an aerial view. Enjoying the mountains from an aerial point of view is one of the lifetime undertakings.
Annapurna Base Camp Heli Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Heli Trek is the best for the individuals with a limited time frame who want to make some amazing memories. This is the ideal blend of both the trekking venture and an incredible helicopter ride over the delightful scene of the Annapurna region. Annapurna base camp Heli trek is a superb trekking experience of most beautiful areas of Annapurna region which are Annapurna Base Camp, Poon Hill and Ghorepani.
Annapurna base camp Heli Tour is lifetime trekking experience of short trekking to Annapurna base camp, from where you can see one of best mountain views surrounding you. After Annapurna base camp trek, you’ll trek back to Deurali and fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter. Annapurna base camp helicopter trek is 9 days trekking that takes you to the high height of 4210m at base camp of Annapurna. Annapurna base camp Heli trek is best reasonable for those adventurers who wish to spare time, who don’t wish to trek same path to and fro and the individuals who wish to encounter the stunning aerial views of the landscape of mountains over the Himalayas. Our basic Annapurna base trek is 14 days long though this helicopter Annapurna base camp trek is only 9 days and experience is altogether different. You can make your extravagance exploration to the Annapurna and indulge in the beauty.
Upper Mustang Heli Trek
The Upper Mustang Heli Trek is an agreeable mix of trekking to Lo Manthang and returning back to Pokhara via a helicopter ride. The hidden gem of Nepal, Upper Mustang is rich in the authentic Tibetan Buddhism culture and traditions. Exhibiting one of the most recognized trekking goals in the entirety of Nepal, Upper Mustang presents eroded slopes and astonishing rock formations distinct from other trekking regions.
Trekking in Upper Mustang resembles returning back to the ancient time. We’ll start the trek from Kathmandu and then drive to Pokhara. Then we’ll pursue the trek following the trail which takes us to beautiful settlements such as Kagbeni, Samar, Ghami, Tsarang, Lo Manthang Kagbeni and others. The cloisters, Chortens and Gumbas en route give a strict subtlety of the traditions. The Upper Mustang Heli Trek is a splendid voyage inducing the best of both worlds i.e. remoteness of the area and the exquisite Heli ride to embrace Mustang’s ethereal beauty.
The above mentioned top 5 best Heli Treks in Nepal are a dose to your adventure quench. Admiring the scenery from the ground in itself is a victory but it is entirely different experience to admire it from the top. The opportunity of reaching high places in a comfortable manner is amazing. If you’re looking forward to enjoy the best of both worlds, then do choose one from the above list and kick start your journey. Nepal Hiking Team is all prepared to organize your thrilling adventure.
Balaram Thapa, an executive director at Nepal Hiking Team had a long journey before making NHT one of the revolutionary tour operators in this competitive field of Tourism. He finished his Bachelor’s degree in Travel and Tourism from Tribhuwan University in the year 2000.
He started his career as a trekking support staff in 1998 and gradually earned a status of trekking leader. He has trekked several trekking routes such as Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang, Everest, Kanchenjunga, Mustang, Makalu, etc. Thus has immense knowledge about the trekking routes of Nepal. Alongside this, he has also organized several tours to Bhutan and Tibet as a tour guide. He has traveled to Germany, France, Switzerland, Poland, Italy promoting Nepal’s tourism.
After earning lots of experience in this field, he wanted to explore his own business ideology. He along with his brother- Ganga Raj Thapa start their own company, Nepal Hiking Team in 2009. He is friendly and works side by side with the staff inspiring and motivating them. He is an expert travel consultant and handles all the concerns of travelers regarding their trip. He inspires people to travel new and unique destinations and implement the same ideology on himself as well.
He started his journey 22 years ago and has immense experience in this field. His passion for traveling has made his 22 years of working journey, a precious phase of his life. And he plans to continue doing this and add more years in it.