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Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

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Good to Know
  • Duration 1 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Trip Destination Upper Mustang
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Trip Type Tour
  • Transport By Helicopter


  • Easy online booking system

  • The best guaranteed service and price 

  • Professional guide with fluent english 

  • Daily Guaranteed Departure 

  • Ancient city's rich heritage, monasteries, and traditional architecture during visit to Lo Manthang

  • Himalayan mountain range's majestic peaks, including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri,

The Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour is an exclusive helicopter tour package designed to immerse you in the mystique of this remote region. This package offers a unique opportunity to experience the mesmerizing landscapes and cultural wonders of Upper Mustang in a shorter timeframe. In 5 to 6 hours of heli-riding, you will cover a distance of approximately 450 kilometers, witnessing the enchanting Himalayan terrain from the comfort of a helicopter.

The highlight of this exceptional heli tour to Upper Mustang is the opportunity to witness the majestic Himalayan mountain range, including the iconic peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You will have the privilege of flying over the walled city of Lo Manthang, a UNESCO-listed site where ancient Tibetan culture and traditions blend seamlessly with the rugged landscapes.

The helicopter tour to Upper Mustang starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Jomsom in the morning. After landing in Jomsom for 30 minutes to refuel, the helicopter takes off again to reach the special city of Lo Manthang in about 1 hour. You can explore and rest there. Then, we fly back to Jomsom for another short stop of 15 minutes. Finally, the helicopter takes you from Jomsom back to Kathmandu. This trip lets you see beautiful landscapes and historic sites without needing to walk a lot.

Our company is committed to ensuring your comfort, safety, and enjoyment throughout the Upper Mustang helicopter tour in Nepal. From well-maintained helicopters piloted by experienced professionals to knowledgeable guides who provide cultural insights, we prioritize every aspect of your journey. As you indulge in the luxury of a helicopter tour, you'll also contribute to the local economy and community. So, seize this opportunity and embark on an Upper Mustang helicopter tour package that promises to be a visual and cultural feast.


  • Aerial view of the majestic Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.

  • Flying over the UNESCO-listed walled city of Lo Manthang.

  • Captivating landscapes of the arid and desert-like Mustang region.

  • Spectacular flight through the Kali Gandaki Gorge, the world's deepest gorge.

  • Immersion in ancient Tibetan culture and architectural wonders.

  • Comfortable and safe helicopter journey with expert pilots.

  • Unobstructed views of the stunning Himalayan landscapes.

  • No strenuous trekking required, suitable for all fitness levels.

  • Opportunity for photography and capturing breathtaking vistas.

Upper Mustang Heli Tour Route 

The Upper Mustang helicopter tour route promises a seamless and captivating journey through Nepal's mesmerizing landscapes. The adventure begins with a morning flight from Kathmandu, soaring towards Jomsom. After a brief refueling stop, where you can stretch your legs and prepare for the awe-inspiring journey ahead, the flight continues. 

The landing in Jomsom offers around 30 minutes to soak in the surroundings before taking off again towards the enchanting city of Lo Manthang. This part of the journey provides a full hour of flight time, allowing you to fully appreciate the panoramic views and unique terrain. Upon reaching Lo Manthang, the helicopter will land, giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the ancient city's rich cultural heritage. 

The return heli ride takes you from Lo Manthang back to Jomsom, where another brief 15-minute refueling stop awaits. Finally, the helicopter takes off from Jomsom Airport, completing the loop as you head back to Kathmandu. This meticulously planned route ensures that every moment of the tour is filled with breathtaking landscapes, historical wonders, and unforgettable memories.

Why book Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour with NTA?

  • Simple and safe online booking system.

  • No need to hassel for permits and other fees

  • Benefit from expert pilots and crew ensuring safety and comfort.

  • Enjoy unobstructed panoramic views of the Himalayas and Lo Manthang.

  • Immerse yourself in the rich Tibetan culture of Lo Manthang.

  • Experience a flexible itinerary tailored to weather conditions.

  • Explore Upper Mustang without strenuous physical effort.

  • Save time by covering vast distances in just a few hours.

  • Capture stunning photographs of captivating landscapes.

  • Receive a personalized and memorable adventure.

  • 100% customer satisfaction rate.

Package Cost

We're delighted to open up advance bookings for the Upper Mustang helicopter tour for the upcoming years 2023 and 2024. Do this amazing tour for an all-inclusive price of $... per person for groups joining during the main season.

Our Upper Mustang helicopter tour strategy is tailored to accommodate the preferences of every individual trekker. As part of the package for the helicopter tour to Upper Mustang, we also offer the chance to go on a solo tour.

Note: Opting for a private group size ranging from 1 to 5 individuals, the cost of the Upper Mustang helicopter tour varies between $... and $... per person. Book a private Upper Mustang Heli Tour. If you're going on this adventure with companions such as friends or family, we are pleased to provide private trips to suit your needs.

The specially customized itinerary for the Mustang Heli Tour  throughout the years 2023 and 2024 begins upon your arrival in Nepal and elegantly concludes as you depart, ensuring a seamless and immersive experience from start to finish.

Best Season

The best times to do the Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour are during the spring and autumn seasons. In spring, which is from March to May, the weather starts to warm up, and the region bursts with colorful flowers and lush greenery. It's a fantastic time to see nature come alive. Autumn, from September to November, offers clear skies and mild temperatures, making it ideal for enjoying breathtaking views of the mountains and landscapes. During both of these seasons, you'll have the best chances of experiencing comfortable weather and capturing stunning photographs.

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    Activity 1: Pickup from the Hotel Begin your Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour with a convenient hotel pickup to start your journey.

    Activity 2: Moning Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Jomsom: 

    Refueling: Start an exciting helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Jomsom with a 30-minute landing for refueling, allowing you to stretch and prepare for the next part.

    Activity 3: Take Off from Jomsom to Lo Manthang:

    Lift off from Jomsom and enjoy a scenic flight to the ancient city of Lo Manthang, where you'll have approximately 1 hour to explore and appreciate its unique heritage.

    Activity 4: Take Off from Lo Manthang and Land at Jomsom with Refueling: 

    Depart from Lo Manthang, returning to Jomsom for another brief 15-minute refueling stop, providing an opportunity to relax before continuing your tour.

    Activity 5: Take Off from Jomsom Airport to Kathmandu: 

    Conclude your helicopter tour by departing from Jomsom Airport and heading back to Kathmandu, bringing your Upper Mustang adventure to a close.

    Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

    What's Included

    • Airport pick-up and drop-off service

    • Space in a helicopter for a maximum of 5 people in 1 helicopter

    • Oxygen cylinder in Helicopter

    • An hour break

    • Government taxes and Helicopter fuel surcharges

    • Aviation provides life insurance during a helicopter ride.

    • Helicopter cost for the round-trip flight

    What's Excluded

    • Morning Tea, Coffee, and Water Bottle

    • Breakfast at Hotel Everest View

    • Airport Boarding Pass

    • National Park Permit

    • Local Government Permits

    • Extra drinks and Beverages

    • Your Personal Health Insurance

    Departure Dates

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    Start DateStart: ThursdaySep 28, 2023End DateEnd: ThursdaySep 28, 2023PricePriceUS $6500StatusStatusGuaranteed
    Start DateStart: FridaySep 29, 2023End DateEnd: FridaySep 29, 2023PricePriceUS $6500StatusStatusGuaranteed

    Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour Booking And Payment Policies

    Before you apply to book a trip, make sure you read our booking policy, payment terms, and conditions carefully. Our policies are clear and contain no hidden clauses. In the same way, we don't charge our guests any hidden fees. Please feel free to ask. Enquire on WhatsApp

    Booking Policy

    • To make a reservation, a deposit of 25% to 100% is required.

    • Four days before the tour, one can change the date without paying any extra fees.

    • Booking can be done through our Secure Online Booking System.

    • transferable to your friend or family.

    Cancellation Policies

    • Tour cancellation is free up to 30 days before departure.

    • For cancellations made within 29 days of departure, we will charge 30 percent of the total tour price.

    • For cancellations made within 15 days of departure, we will charge 40 percent of the total tour cost.

    • For cancellations made within 10 days of departure, we will charge 50 percent of the total tour cost.

    • For cancellations made less than 5 days prior to departure, we will charge 75% of the total tour price.

    • On or after the departure date, there will be no refunds.


    If your trip is canceled due to bad weather, you will be refunded 100%, or you can request to reschedule the tour as per the availability and price of other suitable dates.

    Packing Lists

    • Clothing Layers: Pack warm and light layers for varying temperatures.

    • Comfortable Footwear: Sturdy walking shoes or hiking boots

    • Rainproof Jacket: Be prepared for unpredictable weather changes.

    • Sun Protection: Sunglasses, hat, and sunscreen for high-altitude sun exposure

    • Camera and Accessories: Capture stunning landscapes and cultural sites.

    • Personal Medications: Any necessary prescriptions or personal medications

    • Altitude Sickness Medication: Consult a doctor and carry preventive medicines.

    • Personal Identification: Passports, permits, and identification documents

    • Cash: Carry Nepali currency for small expenses and tips.

    • Snacks and Water Bottle: Stay hydrated and have energy-boosting snacks.

    • Small Backpack: For carrying essentials during stops.

    • Travel Adapter: If needed, for charging electronic devices

    • Tissues and Hand sanitizer are useful for restrooms and hygiene.

    • First Aid Kit: Basic supplies like antiseptic and pain relievers

    • Local Guidebook: For learning more about the region's culture and history

    • Respectful Attire: Dress modestly and respectfully for cultural sites.

    • Warm Hat and Gloves: Keep warm during colder periods.

    • Headlamp or Flashlight: Handy for dimly lit areas or power outages.

    • Personal Toiletries: Toothbrush, toothpaste, and other essentials

    • Trekking Poles: Optional but helpful for walking on uneven terrain.

    • Extra Batteries: For cameras, phones, or other electronic devices

    Important Notes

    • The weather in the mountains can change rapidly, leading to potential itinerary adjustments.

    • Prepare for altitude changes, stay hydrated, and be aware of potential altitude sickness.

    • Pack a camera for capturing stunning landscapes and cultural sites.

    • Respect local customs and traditions during your visit.

    • Dress in layers for varying temperatures during the tour.

    • Follow safety instructions provided by the pilot and crew.

    • Stay within designated areas during stops to preserve the environment.

    • Weight distribution determines the seating in helicopters for balance.

    • A limited baggage allowance may apply; inquire about specifics before the tour.

    • Confirm departure times and meeting points in advance.

    • Inform the tour operator of any dietary restrictions or health concerns.

    • Keep in mind that mobile network coverage may be limited in remote areas.

    • Be prepared for a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural exploration.

    • Make the most of your time by being punctual and respectful of time constraints.

    What Our Clients Say
    • J
      Jussie SmithUnited States,August 15, 2023

      Upper Mustang Heli Tour

      Upper Mustang Heli Tour was like a dream come true for me. The beauty of the landscapes, the charm of Lo Manthang's architecture, and the panoramic views of the mountains were beyond words. The exceptional support from Nepal Trek Adventure made this experience even more unique. From arranging permits to ensuring safety, their attention to detail was impressive. I can't thank them enough for making this journey a reality and for being the perfect companions on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. For anyone seeking a memorable exploration of Upper Mustang, Nepal Trek Adventure is the go-to choice.

    • S
      Stefan ClarkUnited States,August 09, 2023

      Helicopter Tour to  Upper Mustan

      Our Helicopter Tour to  Upper Mustang was an unforgettable blend of cultural exploration and comfort. Flying over the iconic peaks and landing in Lo Manthang was a surreal experience that brought me closer to the region's rich history. The convenience of the helicopter allowed us to cover significant distances and still have time to fully immerse myself in the cultural wonders of the area. We want to extend our sincere thanks to Nepal Trek Adventure for their excellent coordination, making every aspect of the journey seamless and enjoyable. I wholeheartedly recommend their services for a truly remarkable adventure.


    Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

    Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

    • Expert Guides
      Expert Guides

      Our experienced guides have extensive knowledge of the local area and culture, ensuring a safe and authentic adventure.

    • Top-notch Customer Service
      Top-notch Customer Service

      Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, from personalized trip planning to attentive support throughout your journey.

    • Flexibility

      We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

    • Unmatched Value
      Unmatched Value

      We strive to provide the best value for your money, with competitive pricing and transparent, all-inclusive pricing that eliminates hidden fees.


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