Helicopters are a great way to uncover the beautiful landscapes of Nepal. In this article, we will scope some important things to keep in mind while booking a helicopter tours in Nepal. 

The best way to book a helicopter tours in Nepal is via a local travel agency. There are numerous ways to go about a helicopter tour to explore the scenery of Nepal but working with a travel agent allows you to tailor your routes and destination.

Although Nepal has limited and landlocked geography, it has a variety of vegetation waiting to be explored. This also means that one can explore the mountains, the hills, and the lowlands, all within a short period which is great for time-bound travellers. 

Expect to be rewarded with views of the stunning mountain range, Himalayan glaciers, lush hills, lakeshores, national parks, and local communities.  It is a quick tour to take in the stunning geographic features of the nation.

Approaching some of the highest mountains in the world from up close is undoubtedly an experience to remember. One will feel inspired after the thrilling aerial explorations of the country. 

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What are the steps to book a helicopter tours in Nepal?

Step 1: Pick your destination

Well, this one’s self-explanatory yet highly important. Technically you can pick any destination to book a helicopter tour in Nepal. However, it’s important to take some things into account such as season, availability, and the weather. The higher you alleviate, the harder it gets to predict the weather and the last thing you would want is to have to return/postpone the tour. So, do your research for the best helicopter experience. 

Step 2: Allocate the budget

Booking a helicopter tour in Nepal can get pricey at times. But there are continuous offers and schemes one can reap the benefits from. The cost of a helicopter tours in Nepal depends upon a few factors such as the charter company, time duration, and season. For cheaper fares, it’s best to consult with a local travelling agency of your trust. Doing so will eliminate the hassle of negotiations with the charter companies.

Step 3: Reach out to several charter companies OR a local travel agency 

This step can be avoided if you are booking a helicopter tour via a travel agency. However, if you are someone who likes taking matters into their hand then we recommend you to surf through the offers put out by charter companies and pick the one that best suits your needs. 

Below are some of the well-known helicopter operators in Nepal

  • Prabhu Helicopters
  • Manang Air
  • Fishtail Air
  • Kailash Helicopters
  • Simrik Air
  • Shree Airlines
  • Heli Everest

Related: Why you need travel agencies for trekking in Nepal?
Also read: How to find the best trekking agency in Nepal?

Step 4: Negotiate the cost 

If you are visiting Nepal, be prepared to negotiate. It’s the first rule. The same goes for the booking cost. Although it might seem a daunting task to some, negotiating with the helicopter operators might work in your favour. Oftentimes, travellers can crack a deal with the operators. If you are travelling in a group, take that to your advantage and get yourself a nice little discount. 

Step 5: Be there on time 

If you are late during the onboarding, your tour will be postponed. Do you know what that means? You guessed it, more waiting and unpredictable timing. The last thing you would want to happen is to get your flight postponed when you’re on a timer. 

Why book a helicopter tour in Nepal? 

  • Bird’s eye view of the varying geography of the remote valleys. 
  • To experience a thrilling ride with stunning and up-close views of the Himalayas.  
  • Stunning vistas of beautiful scenery.
  • To explore the remotest areas of Nepal within a short time frame. 
  • To those with health concerns, a helicopter tour in Nepal can help explore the remotest areas without having to trek long hours. 
  • Helicopters are secure and reliable for both private and commercial use. 
  • Helicopter photography, private charter flights, and more.

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Book a helicopter tour with CoreTreks 

CoreTreks is one of the trusted tour operators in Nepal. After more than a decade of experience in tours and travels, CoreTreks has catered to the travel needs of thousands of visitors for date. 

If you are planning on booking a helicopter tour in Nepal, CoreTreks has numerous heli tour packages to choose from. If not enough, our experts will carefully tailor a helicopter tour package according to your requirements. 

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