Heli tours in Nepal


Gurkha Encounters offer a wide range of helicopter services. We can provide our ‘See Nepal from the Air’ as Heli tours in Nepal as well as assisting in travel in Nepal, logistic movement and rescues. Gurkha Encounters can not be held responsible for any health illness arising from the sudden gain in altitude if clients wish to be dropped off in high locations. It is the responsibility of the client to make sure they are properly acclimatized and fit for their intended itinerary.Annapurna Base camp 12,000ftDuration: 05:00 Hour
(Drop 02:30 hours and Pick Up 02:30 hours)
Number of passengers: 04/05This flight starts from Tribhuvan International Airport and takes you towards Chomrong which is located at a height of 7,800 feet. After landing at Chomrong you head towards the Annapurna Base Camp which is approximately two days trek from here. You will enjoy the most scenic view as you inch your way towards the Annapurna Base Camp. On the fourth day or any day the client requests, our helicopter will pick you up from the Annapurna Base Camp and fly you back to Kathmandu via Pokhara.Pokhara and the Annapurnas

Duration: 02:30 Hours
Number of passengers: 04/05

This flight takes you to Pokhara with an opportunity for close up views of the Annapurna Sanctuary, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal can also be seen while passing over the famous Marshyangdi River. We will also fly over the lakes, Begnas, Rupa and finally Phewa where we take a break. If the client is interested in viewing the break-taking and panoramic view of the mountain range from the ground then Poon Hill offers the ideal location to land. Poon Hill is situated at an altitude of 10,500 feet and is regarded as one of the best places to view the Annapurna Himalayan Range. After enjoying the serene beauty of the mountains and the Pokhara Valley with its beautiful lakes, mountains and friendly people, we fly back to Kathmandu following the Trishuli River.

Chitwan Wildlife Tour

Duration: 2 hours
(Drop 01 hour and pick up 01 hours)
Number of passengers: 04/05

We fly you to Chitwan for an exquisite wildlife experience in the Royal Chitwan National Park.
On the first day, you get the chance to see rare species of birds, wildlife and the lush vegetation. Activities in the jungle include elephant safari as well as a jeep safari exploring the jungle for exotic wildlife and diverse ecosystem. Canoeing and a walk in the wilderness, accompanied by a trained guide are also available. Finally on the third day of fly back to Kathmandu.

Kathmandu Heli Sightseeing Tour

Duration: 30 minutes
Number of passengers: 04/05

In the comfort of our helicopter you get to feast on the amazing aerial views of the cultural prides of Kathmandu; namely the Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square and many more. You also fly over, Singha Durbar, Thamel and the many cultural delights of the old Kingdoms of Bhaktapur and Patan. Unsurpassed beauty of Annapurna, Langtang and the Ganesh Himal Range will overwhelm you throughout the flight as the mountains provide a majestic back drop to the city Heli-Sightseeing Tour.

Langtang Heli-trekking

Duration 02 hour ( Drop 01 hour and pick up 01 hour)
Number of passengers: 04/05

This flight departs from Tribhuvan International Airport and lands at Ghore Tabla, where you begin trekking towards Langtang village, mostly inhabited by the Sherpas. On the second day, you continue trekking to Kyanjin; yak pastures and quaint villages can be encountered en route. Kyanjin Gompa and a government operated cheese factory provide additional interest in this beautiful valley tour. Eventually on the third day you fly back to Kathmandu from Kyanjin.

Discover the Mount Everest

Duration: 04 hours
Number of passengers: 04/05

This flight takes you from the Tribhuvan International Airport towards the east flying parallel to the Himalayan range and finally reaching the point from where a spectacular view of the Everest can be seen. You shall be flying close to the mountains of the Langtang Valley and Jugal Himal. On the return trip you will be enthralled with aerial views of Kathmandu and the entire valley.

Everest Area Short Trekking

Duration: 0230 hours( pick up )
Number of passengers: 04/05

This heli-trek begins with the client flying to Lukla, (the gateway of the Everest Region) by a regular fixed wing flight. On arrival at Lukla, the client will stay in Lukla for the night and then proceed towards Syangboche and Tyangboche, enjoying the breathtaking views of the mountains and landscapes. On the fourth day or the day requested by the client, our helicopter will pick you up from either Syangboche or Tyangboche and fly back to Kathmandu via Lukla.

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