Upper Dolpo
Helicopter Tour

Dolpo Helicopter Tour is an excellent way to explore the magical and mystical land of Dolpo.
Trip Duration

1-7 days

Trip Grade

Soft Adventure

Trip Seasons

Feb-April, Aug-Nov

Dolpo Helicopter Tour with Nepal Guide Treks starts at Kathmandu. After spending a full day sightseeing at Kathmandu we take a sweeping flight to Nepalgunj. We take another short scenic flight to Jhupal at lower Dolpo - the starting point of our trek. We start our trek from Jhupal following the ancient trail that passes through several traditional villages, beautiful valleys and dense forests filled with pines, oaks and rhododendron towards Phoksundo lake at Ringmo.
The valley is popular with yak and sheep herders. After spending a good day exploring around the serene cobalt blue - Phoksundo Lake and Ringmo village, our forward journey heads higher to Shey Gompa. It is worth spending a day at Shey. Shey is one of the most sacred valleys in Dolpo. Killing of any animal is prohibited in or around Shey Gompa. We will visit the remote village of Shey, Kagyupa gompa as well as the Hemritage at Tsakang. After spending an excursion day at Shey Gompa, we make our return journey with a Helicopter flight overlooking the fascinating valleys of Dolpo Region and with great views of surrounding mountains towards Pokhara. Our incredible and memorable experience gained at Dolpo Helicopter Tour ends with a scenic drive from Pokhara back to Kathmandu.


Day 01: Kathmandu

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. In the evening you will be taken to experience Nepalese cuisine and cultural program in a heritage restaurant.

Day 02: Everest – Nagarkot

Helicopter Tour

You will be taken to the airport in the morning to take a helicopter to the Everest region. Amazing views await you as you witness the glory of the Mt. Everest along with Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse and Nuptse amidst countless other small peaks. We will land at Kala Patthar for a while. This place gives you an even better glimpse of Everest than from the base camp itself. Later we will fly to Nagarkot which is a quaint little town on the hills east of the Kathmandu valley.

Day 03: Kathmandu

Nagarkot is famous for its magnificent sunrise over the mountains. After this ethereal morning, we shall return back to Kathmandu. En route we will stop at the medieval city of Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur has a glorious history and you can enjoy its medieval wooden structures all fused deeply with Hinduism. Head back to Kathmandu in the evening.

Day 04: Departure

You will be driven to the airport for your flight home.

Trip Highlight

  • Explore Upper Dolpo - Shey Phoksundo Lake & Shey Gompa
  • Experience Tibetan Buddhism and Bonpo Religion.
  • Trek via Kali Gandaki Valley - world's deepest gorge.
  • Scenic Helicopter flight from Shey Gompa (Upper - Dolpo) to Pokhara.

Price Includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Domestic Airfare
  • Helicopter flight
  • Entry fee to the temple and square
  • Dinner on Day 01 and Breakfast all days

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