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    Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

    5.00/5 from 4 reviews

    At a Glance

    • Destination
    • Duration
      05 hrs
    • Trip Difficulty
      Easy Tour
    • Activities
      Helicopter Tour only
    • Vehicle
      By Helicopter
    • Max. People
    Upper Mustang Helicopter TourMap
    • StartsKathmandu, Nepal
    • EndsKathmandu, Nepal

    About - Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

    If you knew about the Upper mustang and wanted to explore the restricted hidden gem of Nepal if so you can reach the hidden paradise of Nepal by an Upper Mustang helicopter tour. Explore the unexplored demilitarized zone of Nepal by means of a Helicopter in a short period of time. Lately, the Upper Mustang has become popular among both domestic and international tourists because of its unique desert valleys and marvelous landscapes. 

    Have you ever wondered how its like to reach one of the ancient places in the entire world with no such change seen over the last couple of decades and want to experience how life used to be in the ancient period of time, witnessing the ancient art and culture, traditional Himalayan lifestyle and much more unique creatures and architectures then Helicopter tour to Upper Mustang is ideal for you.

    Upper Mustang offers unique sceneries in Nepal’s trans-Himalaya zone, also known as the Upper Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal, helicopter tour to Upper Mustang is a unique way of exploring the remote valley without having to trek for weeks and weeks. You’ll encounter the oldest monasteries and Gumbas, ancient remote trekking trails, unique flora and fauna in the upper Himalayan regions and many more. Previously the area was forbidden for outsiders however it has been open to all tourists from all around the world since 1992. You can observe great panoramic views of mountains from a birds-eye view of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt. Manaslu 8163 m, Mt. Annapurna 8091m) and many more snow-capped mountains of the Annapurna region at the Great Himalayan range.

    The helicopter tour to Upper Mustang will start from the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu where you will witness unique UNESCO heritage residing in Kathmandu valley such as Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan durbar squares respectively which are add on bonus to the helicopter tour. After that, you will be passing through green pastures and lands terraces, hills and landscapes heading towards the east leading to Upper Mustang. You will be passing over protected regions of Annapurna national park so you can expect to see various diversities all around the region. 

    The upper mustang helicopter tour will ultimately lead you to the heart of the forbidden kingdom of Nepal Lo Manthang which is also the central point of the forbidden kingdom, where almost the majority of people share the same and unique culture that is inherited from Tibetans. It's a unique valley untouched and unexplored, a unique landscape you will be amazed to explore the valley which reflects the uniqueness of Nepal and also gives you the aura of Tibetan culture, 

    Major Highlights of Upper Mustang Helicopter tour

    Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal

    Mustang, the valley behind mountains, is a forbidden kingdom of Nepal, not connected to modern art and culture which makes it a famous destination for those wanting to observe such a desolate and lofty valley. This valley has stowed away authentic significance that can be known simply by looking from the flying perspective. You can feel like going back to ancient times when there used to be human settlements living in traditional style. The valley still today resembles the same as it used to in ancient times. 

    Muktinath Temple

    Muktinath Temple is a pilgrimage site that has religious importance among the people of Hinduism and Buddhism respectively. It is believed that Lord Bishnu got relieved from the curse of Brinda in Muktinath. Muktinath temple has a holy shower which is believed to make you sin-free after shower. It is highly significant because of its religious importance in Hinduism and Buddhism respectively. If you are a pilgrim you would arrange puja and havan in the holy sacred destination.

    Ancient caves

    The antiquated caverns found on the Upper Mustang look like when there were no houses for settlement. Those caverns were utilized back on schedule by our ancestors to protect themselves from assaults and utilized as settlement places until houses were worked in the wake of decades. During the hour of the Tibetan conflict, it is accepted that individuals remained under the cavern for such a long time that it was difficult to catch them.

    More Highlights of the Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

    • Best aerial view of the city and remoted area of Nepal
    • The gorgeous Kali Gandaki river gorge is the deepest canyon in the world.
    • Muktinath Temple for its religious importance.
    • Monasteries and Gumbas 
    • Witness some of the best views of Mountain peaks
    • Full Packages trip with all Inclusive at Best Cost

    During this trip, Luxury Holidays Nepal serves you the best quality service. You are provided with a well-equipped & safe helicopter and a luxury vehicle to pick up and drop you off. If you are looking for similar kinds of tours we also offer Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, Helicopter Tour to Gosaikunda, and many more.

    Departure & Return Details

    Departure Point: We will pick you up from your hotel inside Kathmandu Valley

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    Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour Itinerary

    Helicopter flight to Upper Mustang: 4 Hours flight

    6:30 AM
    ➺ Pick up from the hotel in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport
    7:00 AM
    ➺ Check-in at the airport and fly to Jomsom: 45-minute flight
    7:45 AM
    ➺ Landing at Jomsom - fueling for 5 minutes
    ➺ Helicopter tour to Mustang: 30 minutes flight
    8:20 AM
    ➺ Landing at the Lo Manthang for 40 minutes. Free time to enjoy the Himalayan scenery with the views of several other mountains
    9:00 AM
    Fly back to Kathmandu: 1-hour 30 minutes flight
    10:30 AM
    ➺ Transfer back to your hotel

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    What's Included

      Pick up and drop by a private vehicle from your hotel and airport.
      Witness fantastic Himalayan peaks, lakes and glaciers
      Helicopter tour to Upper Mustang and return.
      40 minutes stop at Upper Mustang for sightseeing.

    What's Excluded

      Annapurna National park fees are USD 25 (NPR 3000) per person- must be in Cash - pay locally in the Mountain
      Items of a personal nature.
    • ADD ON
      Permits for the tour
    • TIPS
      Tips for the driver. (Tipping is expected).
    1. Introduction of Nepal
    2. Before Traveling Nepal
    3. While You are in Nepal
    4. Before You Plan Nepal Trip

    Dates & Availability

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      - Excellent
      Mr. Erick Paule
      Australia, Sydney

      Magical view of upper mustang

      I went for the Upper Mustang Helicopter tour in Nepal. The heli ride is so thrilling and the best experience for me. the view we get from the helicopter ride is very stunning and i feel so good during the whole trip. Thanks to the Luxury Holiday Nepal Team for arranging the most comfortable and safe helicopter trip for me. 

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      Mr. Johnny
      New Zealand, Christchurch

      Best Heli ride in Nepal

      A helicopter Ride in the Himalayan region in Nepal is one of the best experiences i have felt.  The ride is about a few hours but so satisfying and i enjoy the view of Upper Mustang the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal. Overall the Heli ride is very amazing and thanks to the LHN team for all the arrangements. 

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      - Excellent
      Mr. Zalfaa Ali
      Qatar, Doha

      Tiji Celebration with LHN

      I wanted to do a short festival trek which I needed to accommodate our limited time in Nepal through Luxury Holidays Nepal. The company was extremely helpful and responsive from the start, all the way through the completion of our trek and the last couple of days back in Kathmandu. They were waiting at the airport until I arrived and moved toward the hotel rooms in luxurious cars. Our guide was knowledgeable, professional, and helpful while trekking in the upper mustang of lo-Manthang the experience of the Tiji festivals of Tibetan people. We view the cultural people and enjoy the festivals of their tradition and rituals which were followed from the ancient period which makes the trip so memorable and a fabulous time with the LHN team. The lodges, teahouse, and hotels room were very comfortable and the perfect food and dinner and much better than I expected full credit goes to Luxury Holidays Nepal and their team. I surely come to Nepal again and highly recommend this agency for the next trek.

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    Essential Information

    1. Payment Method and Booking Confirmations for Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour
    Once the reservation and travelling dates are confirmed you need to make advance payment which can be paid online by using your card.

    2. Weight Limits On The Flights
    The helicopter can accommodate a maximum of 5 pax excluding pilots. On a group-sharing basis helicopter will depart the minimum requirement of 3 Pax. On a charter, basis a helicopter can accommodate up to 5 Pax. Children above 3 years old can be eligible for a helicopter tour.

    3. Age Limit for A Helicopter Tour
    There is no age barrier to experiencing this trip. But in the case of a child, children above 3 years old can be eligible for a helicopter tour. All age groups can experience a helicopter tour.

    4. Charge For Kids
    kids are also required to make payments to experience this tour.

    5. Weather Conditions for Helicopter Tour for Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour
    Mountain weather is often unpredictable. It highly depends upon the morning temperature and wind on the very same day. We would suggest you make your travelling dates flexible between 3 to 4 days in order to avoid bad weather. If the flight is affected due to the weather you can try the next day.

    6. Best Time for Helicopter Tour in Annapurna Region
    March / April / May / September/ October /November / are the peak season for the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour. In those months we announce an everyday fixed departure on our website. If you are willing to travel for the next season please kindly contact us for pre-fixed departure dates,

    7. Clothes for Helicopter Tour in Annapurna Region
    Clothing should be comfortable and casual. Dark shirts or tops are recommended for photo taking. Bright-colored clothing may put a reflective glare on the helicopter Plexiglas windows which may refract in your photos. Dark clothing helps to eliminate the reflection.

    8. Health and Medical condition during Helicopter Tour
    Although most of our guests enjoy our flights with no discomfort at all, some guests are prone to motion sickness. If this applies to you, we would recommend taking Dramamine or a similar product. As with all medicines, consult with your doctor before use. All of our flights are sightseeing tours and our pilots take pride in providing the smoothest, safest, and most enjoyable tours available. Helicopters have “Sickness Bags” on board if needed.

    10. Guarantee To See Everything as per the itinerary
    Tour description is based on what sites have been most requested in the area to be toured. Every attempt will be made by our pilots to cover each site described or requested by you, weather permitting. Pilots will adjust their flight paths for wind and weather. We have many alternate sites to recommend. You will have the very best helicopter tour of Nepal. Again, your safety and comfort are our primary concerns.

    Additional Information
    ⇒ Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
    ⇒ We recommend you bring warm clothing during winter
    ⇒ Wheelchair accessible

    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start date of the experience.

    1. Introduction of Nepal
    2. Before Traveling Nepal
    3. While You are in Nepal
    4. Before You Plan Nepal Trip

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