Bhutan Helicopter Tour 1 Days, Easy

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Discover Paro Taktsang Tour, Mt. Jomolhari Helicopter Tour, Magnificent Round Himalayan Tour, Dagala Couple Tour, Snowman helicopter tour, Hidden Lake Tour, Merak- Sakteng Tour
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The Bhutan Helicopter Tour is the perfect way to enjoy the true beauty and experience the diverse geography of this wonderful mountainous nation. Helicopter tours here started over half a decade ago on the auspicious occasion of the 60th birthday of the fourth king of Bhutan, His Highness Jigme Singye Wangchuck. In this short time, there have been about a dozen or more fantastic trips all over the country worthy of your time each with different majestic qualities.

Why choose Bhutan Helicopter tour over regular tours in Bhutan

Different Helicopter Tours Available for Travelers in Bhutan

Bhutan has some of the most amazing and underrated tours for travelers. There are many more to be added and selections will be from large as we head further down this decade. Right from the Paro International Airport, there are a few absolute must-do tours that you can enjoy on a vacation.

Apart from these, a few recent additions are here specializing in the natural and cultural beauty of Bhutan too. At the end of the day, you will be amazed at how much this small nation has within itself, and once might not just be enough. Having said that, here are our top picks that never fail to impress you during the Bhutan Helicopter tour that you can choose from.

Discover Paro Taktsang Tour (30 minutes)

Discover Paro Tour is one of the short helicopter tours highlighting the first glance overview of Bhutan with Paro Valley at its center. Most tours in Bhutan start from landing in Paro but the city is less explored in comparison to other places. By land, it might take a few days and that might affect your itinerary. However, Paro is beautiful enough and you are set to miss a lot while you are in Bhutan if Paro is not included. This Discover Paro Taktsang tour is perfect for anyone with a couple of hours to spare at the start or end of their Bhutan Holiday.

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Mt. Jomolhari Helicopter Tour (an hour’s worth of snow-covered delight)

Mt. Jomolhari helicopter tour is one of the best helicopter tours in the Himalayas taking travelers close to the Jomolhari Peak (7320 m). The tour starts from the beautiful Paro Valley showcasing the natural and cultural attractions here first. Heading higher to the snow-covered peaks, the natural components take over the tour with some magnificent views and sceneries. A short stop at the Jangothang Base camp here will be memorable for anyone here. Choose the perfect alternative to the 11-day Jomolhari trek as the amazing Mt.Jomolhari Helicopter Tour.

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Magnificent Round Himalayan Tour (2 hours of Helicopter ride near the major Mountains)

Now for someone who wants to have a complete mountain experience in the Northern end of Bhutan, our two-hour round Himalayan tour fulfills your desire. Add everything starting from Paro to Mount Jumolhari for the first half of the tour. Extending further you can have a closer look at Jichu Drakey Mountain. It is often said to be the most picturesque mountain in Bhutan with a double summit. The return flight is even more interesting here, after the full mountain experience as you fly over the historic Lingzhi Yugyal Dzong.

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Dagala Couple Tour (30 minutes highlighting Thimphu, mountains, and more)

Dagala is hands down among one of the most naturally-gifted places on Earth. Thousands of pristine crystal clear mountain lakes decorate the land hidden in mountains. A popular trekking destination to the South of Paro Valley, this piece of Shangri La is now accessible through a helicopter. Dagala Couple Helicopter Tour is a lovely and romantic tour for couples to explore the wonderful lakes of Dagala within a short flight. The mind-blowing sceneries, lakes, and mountain views together with some bits of Thimphu make the Dagala Couple Tour one of the best value Helicopter tours that Bhutan has offered.

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SnowMan Trek helicopter tour (3 hours covering about 30 days’ worth of trekking trail in Bhutan)

Snowman trek is amongst the longest and most challenging treks in Bhutan. It takes anywhere from 25-30 days for a normal person to complete the tour. Our Snowman Trek Helicopter tour makes it possible within 3 hours to cover every major component of the trek and more. This Helicopter Tour takes you deep into the Himalayas and showcases some of the magical components of the wilderness here. For photographers, this helicopter tour is a must-do with some fantastic sceneries, mountains, and natural landmarks guaranteed at each moment here.

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Hidden Lake Tour (35-minute tour to the Bumthang Valley and Hidden Lake of Gomthang)

The Hidden Lake tour is among the newest addition to the list of nature-based Helicopter tours in Bhutan. Starting from Bhumthang Airport this flight first displays the wonderful Bumthang valley before heading north towards Dhur Tsachu. Known for the hot springs and landscape views, from Dhur Tsachu the helicopter lands at the elusive hidden lake in the middle of nowhere here.

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Traditional Textile Heli Tour (50 minutes of culture and art-rich tour)

Traditional Textile Heli tour is one of the best culture-based helicopter tours from Bumthang Airport in Bhutan. The art of weaving is closer to the Bhutanese locals than you can imagine. At any instant, after entering this country you can witness different unique articles of clothing and textiles made in local factories. This tour takes you over some wonderful destinations and monuments to the traditional Khoma Village. Known for its intricately patterned silk textile (hence the name) this village will give you a closer look at Bhutanese art, culture, and lifestyle.

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Merak- Sakteng Tour (about 2 hours ride to the easternmost tip of Bhutan)

Merak- Sakteng Tour takes you to the easternmost ends of Bhutan through this two-hour-long round flight. Travelers here can glance at some of the untouched vegetation, geography, and nature in this tour. Similarly, the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary also offers amazing interaction opportunities with the wildlife and birds of East Bhutan. Merak and Sakteng villages here will be unique as the highlands lie close to the Indian border.

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Royal Manas Wildlife Tour (1.5 hours of the tour to five beautiful national parks in Bhutan)

If you are looking for a complete natural tour in Bhutan covering all the major national parks and sanctuaries in Bhutan, the Royal Manas Wildlife Tour is just for you. This tour is often considered the king of natural tours in Bhutan. Within a 90-minute flight, you can have an overall Bhutan tour centering on the Royal Manas Wildlife Park.

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Combining normal tours with Bhutan Helicopter tour

One of the most common ways that people do these helicopter tours is by combining them with several other tours in Bhutan. Similarly, these can also be added separately in the Bhutan segment of any multi-country tour in Asia. Here are our top recommendations if you like to combine these amazing Bhutan Helicopter tours with your vacation in Asia.

  1. Nepal Tibet Bhutan Tour
  2. Bhutan Short Tour
  3. Luxury Nepal Tibet Bhutan trip
  4. Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
  5. Bhutan Nepal Combined Multi-Day Tour

Why Choose Everest Vacation for Bhutan Helicopter Tour

Everest Vacation is one of your options for selecting to do any helicopter tour in Bhutan. What makes us different is our tenacity to seek top-quality and safe tours for any travelers associated with us. Apart from the obvious here are a few reasons why you should consider us for your next Bhutan Helicopter tour:-

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everest-heclicopter-reviewed by eric

United States of America
Travel time: April 22, 2015

Surpassed our expectations!

Thank you for everything.  

The experience surpassed our expectations!  The staff, helicopters, and mountains were all incredible.  We really enjoyed the stop at Everest View Hotel too.

Thank you again!

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