Helicopter tour in Nepal is one of the most exclusive tour products. This Helicopter tour takes you to view the hundreds of the Himalayas including 8 highest mountains which are above 8000 meters including Everest. In a short time, you will see the dramatic landscapes of Nepal, all highest mountains and low land of Nepal with so much variation in temperatures. Culture, people, landscapes, glacier lakes, monuments, monasteries, temples, are some of the highlights of this trip including staying in luxury resorts and boutique hotels of Nepal. Though this is one of the most expensive tour packages of Nepal, it gives you the worth of your every single dollar spent here in Nepal.
Day 1: Kathmandu - 1300m altitude
Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu and meet, assist and transfer to the hotel by our representative. Welcome drinks on arrival and briefing of tour program by one of the representatives from Aarya Village Travel. O/N at Dwarika’s Hotel.
Dwarika’s Hotel is unbeatable for its stylish design and sheer romance. Over 40 years the owners have rescued thousands of woodcarvings from around the valley and incorporated them into the hotel design. The end result is a beautiful hybrid – a cross between a museum and a boutique hotel, with a lush, pampering ambiance.
The hotel consists of clusters of traditional Newari buildings separated by brick-paved courtyards. All rooms are unique and some have sensuous open-plan black-slate bathrooms. Highlights include a lovely library lounge, back pool, a spa where they make their own inhouse soaps, a good Japanese restaurant and a bar in the hotel's original building. It is located on a busy street east of town.
Day 2: Nagarkot via Bhaktapur and Patan Day trip (B)
Early in the morning drive to Nagarkot situated at a height of 2195 meters and is only 32 km east of Kathmandu. This resort town is famous for its sunrise and sunset views and even offers glimpses of Mt. Everest in the very clear weather condition only. After the glimpse of sunrise view in Nagarkot, drive back to Kathmandu.
En route visit, Bhaktapur- also known as Bhadgaon is an old city which was probably founded in the ninth century. This city is extraordinarily beautiful because of its ancient architecture of pagoda style copper roofs on wooden and mud-brick buildings. An authentic representation of the Nepali culture Bhaktapur is said to look like what Kathmandu was before centuries ago before the arrival of the modern era and Patan, (“Yala” as it is known by its inhabitants, the Newaris) is one of the three great cities of the Kathmandu Valley, which is the historical center and cultural heart of Nepal. The city is believed to be the first settlement in the valley and was established by the Kirat dynasty who ruled for more than 1200 years from the 3rd century BC. Patan is famous for its amazing collection of fantastically carved temples, palace courtyards, water spouts, public baths and houses with their equally elaborate wood, stone and metal carvings under the patronages of the Kirat, Lichhivi and Malla Kings. Evening enjoy your leisure time in Hotel.
Day 3: Kalapatthar (18192ft/5545) and Pokhara (B)
Drive to airport and fly to Everest with Pashupatinath and Boudhanath View. Pashupatinath - is a Hindu temple on the banks of the Bagmati River in Deopatan, a village 3 km northwest of Kathmandu. It is dedicated to a manifestation of Shiva called Pashupati (Lord of Animals). It attracts thousands of pilgrims each year and has become well known far beyond the Kathmandu Valley. The temple is barred to non-Hindus; however the ones who are interested in visiting this temple can do so from the opposite bank of the river where one can have a good view of the temple, Boudhanath- is the largest stupa and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple in Nepal. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. After the arrical of thousands of Tibetans following the 1959 Chinese invasion, the temple has become one of the most important centers of Tibetan Buddhism.
It will be 3-4 hours amazing Heli ride to Everest and close view to so many other mountains. Your first stopover will be at Kala Patthar at the altitude of 5500 m. Kala Patthar is the most accessible point to view Mt. Everest from Base Camp to Peak. You will be stopped there for 5- 10 minutes only. Later you will fly and stop at Everest View Hotel at Syanboche located at around 4000m. Here you can have breakfast with a glass of champagne with a spectacular view of Mount Everest and can take photographs as much as you wish.
After a spectacular view of Mt. Everest fly back to Kathmandu for refueling. After refueling the helicopter fly to Pokhara. The beautiful landscapes and mountains will follow your right and left side throughout the flight. Pokhara also called the city of Lakes is situated in the North Western part of Nepal. It is a very popular valley among the Annapurna mountain range trekkers and travelers alike. It is a tourist destination with a laid back atmosphere, the city offers you an extreme range of services, which you can indulge in while enjoying the natural setting of the fishtail mountain and the serenity of the beautiful Phewa Lake. Check in hotel Check into Rupakot Resort.
Rupakot Resort, this luxury resort is located on the top of Rupakot village about 22 KM East from Pokhara spreading in 25 acres of land. The resort is a combination of nature, luxury and heritage.
Nature is always on its best at Rupakot offering a wonderful view of Rupa & Begnas Taals (lakes), Himalayas (Annapurna, Fishtail & Manaslu), Pokhara valley and, of course, sunrise and sunset. This area with sub-tropical climate is home to verities of flowers, plants, trees, birds, animals and butterflies. Therefore, the resort garden is green and lively with full of flowers round the year.
Day 4: Annapurna Sanctuary and Ghandruk Tour (B)
Today after breakfast you will have an aerial view of Annapurna Sanctuary - the inbound natural playground of seven major mountains. These include Annapurna, Annapurna south, Annapurna III, Fang, Gangapurna, Hiunchuli and Machapuchhre along with the Ghandruk village trip. Ghandruk is a very beautiful village with full of natural beauty. You can go Gurung Museum at Ghandruk and also its fun to do a village walk at Ghandruk. Evening you can enjoy your free time with our special Yoga and Meditation session at a resort which is the best medicine to escape from your daily business life from the city.
Day 5: Jomsom (9240ft/2800m) and Chitwan (330ft/100m)
After breakfast leaves Pokhara at 8 a.m for Jomsom, after a short visit to Jomsom we then leave for Chitwan with a quick refill at Pokhara. Chitwan- not only of Nepal’s most visited national park but also of the surrounding dun valley and administrative district. The city lies in the lowlands of Inner Terai of southern central Nepal on the international border with India and houses one of the most spectacular National Parks in Nepal Chitwan National Park is brimming with natural vegetation and local culture and has been nicknamed the “Heart of the Jungle”, because of its sublime character.
Arrive at Barahi Jungle Lodge. Upon arrival, welcome drink is served and there will be a short briefing on the program and our facilities, rooms will be assigned. After Lunch we head on for activities.
Jeep safari: to explore the jungle and wildlife, the one-horned rhinoceros, several types of deer, monkeys, wild boar, bison, sloth bear, leopard and, if lucky, the Royal Bengal tiger. This exciting ride lasts for 3-4 hours.
Tharu Cultural dance: Farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances. Or
Slide presentation: One of our jungle experts will introduce background data and history of the Chitwan National Park as well as some other topics relating to wildlife. Your questions are most welcome.
Dinner at the central dining hall.
Day 6: Langtang (21160 ft/6450 m) and Departure
Wake-up call followed by tea or coffee then proceeds for Bird watching/Nature walk: Out of 519 species of the birds, we have recorded 276 species in our area. Hence, the area around Barahi Jungle Lodge is considered a Paradise for bird watchers. Our guides will help you to identify some of the species of these birds.
After breakfast leaves Chitwan for Langtang and arrives in Langtang. Langtang- is one of the most unspoiled national parks of Nepal; the park covers 1,710 sq. km of conservation land. Here you can view the peaks of Langtang-Liwung. The highlights of this tour include a visit to the Langtang valley, Kyangin Gompa and the Lirung Glacier and if you wish, you can also climb the Lang Sisa peak and visit Lake Gosaikinda, which is nearby.
After sightseeing of Langtang, we will fly back to Kathmandu and drive to City for last minute shopping and drive to the airport for onward journey.