Kangchenjunga or Kanchenjunga helicopter tour or mountain flight (in local language) is on the bucket list of every individual who travels to Nepal to capture the mesmerizing landscape of the world’s third-highest peak; Mt. Kangchenjunga (8586 m) from close. It is located in the Kangchenjunga Himal region of the Himalayas, which is bordered on the west by the Tamur River, on the north by the Lhonak Chu and Jongsang La, and on the east by the Teesta River. Three of the five peaks, Main, Central, and South, are immediately on the Indian-Nepal boundary, while the summits West and Kangbachen are in Nepal's Taplejung District. As the Kanchenjunga Conservation area covers most areas of this region you will also get to see rare and endangered wildlife along with other snow-capped mountains.

When it comes to safety our highly trained pilots have extensive expertise operating helicopters at high heights. We also have a team of highly skilled crew members that can easily manage this helicopter excursion. In a short length of time, this helicopter trip takes you on a comprehensive tour of the Kanchenjunga area. It's perfect for people who can't walk these difficult, isolated, and harsh paths since they don't have enough time on their hands.

Tour package highlight

  1. Tour starts from Tribhuvan International Airport towards the south.
  2. The helicopter flight passes through different high mountains and hills.
  3. During the flight, you can observe different popular like alpine forests, green vegetation, rocky cliff, low river valleys, and others.
  4. While flying you will get to see breathtaking views of the various natural landscape, which include lush woods, green hills, huge meadows, tranquil waterfalls, and more.
  5. With our professional and friendly team members, you will experience a safe and comfortable trip.

  Facts about Kangchenjunga Helicopter tour 

Trip Name:

Kangchenjunga Helicopter Tour

Tour Type

Charter Flight

Maximum Group

5 Persons

Maximum Elevation

15,696ft.

Flight Duration

240 min (2 ways)

Maximum Weight

240 kg

Best Season

February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December

Best Time to Fly

Early in the morning

Landing Points

North Kangchenjunga Base Camp or Pang Pema Base Camp

Himalayan Sights

Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Cho Oyo, Makalu and Mount Everest

 

Heli Tour Cost Includes:

  1. Passenger Insurance
  2. Ground time cost
  3. Departure fee

Heli tour cost excludes:

  1. Necessary entrance and permit fee like permit fee for entering Sagarmatha National park
  2. Drop and pick up from TIA
  3. Breakfast/other costs at Hotel Everest view
  4. Domestic airport departure tax

Clothing and Preparations

  • Windproof Down Jacket (preferably waterproof too)
  • Warm Trousers
  • Sunhat and woolen cap
  • Scarf
  • Sunglasses/Goggles
  • Sunscreen (preferably of SPF30+ for full protection)
  • A bottle of water
  • Toilet paper and other necessities
  • Mobiles and cameras
  • Your passport or passport copy

 Safety Notes for Kanchenjunga Base Camp Helicopter Tours:

                There are some important things to remember regarding safety and regulations as well as the trip in general for Kanchenjunga Helicopter Flight Tour. For starters, the total amount of places we visit and our landing spots may change depending on the weather and other condition. Safety is our utmost priority, both for the clients as well as our crew. So, the final decision to make will be in the hands of our experienced pilots as they are the ones best suited to make this decision.
                   On our Helicopter Flight to Kanchenjunga Base Camp, we will try to include all the important locations and highlights and give you as much time as possible to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and culture of the region. 

 

Some other important points to remember during the heli tour are listed below:

  • Always be in the line of sight of y our pilot. Enter/exit the helicopter from the side or front.
  • Make sure you are wearing your seatbelt properly.
  • Don’t leave your anointed seat until the pilot has signaled it is safe to do so.
  • Weight distribution is important in Helicopters, so we will try to arrange seats accordingly. Please try not to change your assigned seats.
  • No smoking unless you have received permission from the captain.

 NOTE: Bookings must be made 15 days in advance of the flight date, and flight confirmation must be received one week in advance of the flight date. Extra costs like airport taxes, national park fees, and breakfast are not included in the rates listed below.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If a booking is canceled, we must be notified by the customer one week before the flight date. Cancellations made one week before the flight date are free of charge. Cancellations made within one week will be charged 10% of the total cost of the chosen sector.