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Bhutan Helicopter Tour

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Trip Facts:

Trip Name: Bhutan Helicopter Tour
Trip Id: BHT290
Flight Duration: 30 minutes/60 minutes/120 minutes
Max. Altitude: 3,120m/10,240 ft (The Tiger Nest Monastery) or 4,180m/13,714 ft (Jangothang)
Best Season: March to May and September to November
Transportation: Private car or van (Depends on group size)
Trip Type: Private Tour

Trip Overview:

Bhutan helicopter tours formally started on 11th Nov 2015 which was the 60th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan. Helicopter tour in Bhutan is operated by Airbus H130 helicopter which carries 6 passengers per flight. The main objective of Bhutan helicopter tours is tourist sightseeing and for emergency flights, if needed. Department of Civil Aviation has reported by 2020 at least 40 operational helipads of different standards in 18 districts will be introduced and get working.

A helicopter ride in Bhutan is the best choice to witness the astonishing beauty of Bhutan flying through beautiful valleys, small towns, green fields, lush forests, monasteries and temples. The aerial view is even much better experienced during the helicopter tour Bhutan. Helicopters are machines that can hover around quite similar to hummingbirds and insects. They can fly low over simmering waterways or broad forests or difficult mountain terrains, and are especially dexterous, turning sharply in midair. Looking into Bhutan’s arduous landscapes, helicopter service in Bhutan plays a good role to uplift Bhutan’s transportation sector and commerce overall. Helicopter ride in Bhutan price depends upon the kinds of programs one is taking in which can be from 30 minutes flight to 60 minutes or 120 minutes. You can have a helicopter tour in Bhutan flying to Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ or to witness Mount Jhomolhari with a stop at its base camp Jangothang (4,180m) Helicopter tour in Bhutan offers you to experience the stunning natural beauty of the land of the thunder dragon and witness the spectacular Himalayan panorama

Trip Highlights:

  • Get an aerial view of Bhutan’s appealing landscape & terrain
  • Witness great views of Taktsang Monastery, Drukgyal Dzong & glimpse of Mt. Jhomolhari
  • Observe Paro Dzong & Paro valley
  • Spectacular views of the northern Himalayas

Itinerary 1:
“Discover Taktsang Monastery – Tiger’s Nest”
(30 minutes tour)

  • Paro Dzong
  • Paro Valley
  • Drukgyel Dzong
  • Tiger’s Nest Monastery
  • Mountain Jhomolhari

Itinerary 2:
“Himalayan View Tour”
(60 minutes tour)

  • Paro Dzong
  • Paro Valley
  • Drukgyel Dzong
  • Tiger’s Nest Monastery
  • Mountain Jhomolhari.
  • Pit Stop at Jangothang
  • Lingshi Dzong

Itinerary 3:
“Snowcapped Himalayas Tour”
(120 minutes tour)

  • Paro Dzong
  • Paro Valley
  • Drukgyel Dzong
  • Tiger’s Nest Monastery
  • Mountain Jhomolhari.
  • Pit Stop at Jangothang
  • Lingshi Dzong
  • Mountain Jichu Drakey


Early in the morning, pick-up from your hotel in Paro then drive to Paro International Airport. After clearing formalities, board a helicopter then fly as per the duration of the program over the beautiful and green Paro Valley, Taktsang Monastery ‘Tiger’s Nest’ with great mountain panorama. Afterward, fly back to the airport then drop-off at your hotel.

Cost Details:

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Includes the following service during Bhutan tour:

• Airport pick up/drop by a private vehicle.
• Heli-tour as per the itinerary.
• Airport departure tax.
• Ground support staff from office.
• All government and local taxes.

Excludes in the package cost:

• Personal expenses, meals, drinks etc.
• Expenses occurred due to unavoidable events i.e. flight delays etc.
• Tips or gratuities.


– Our entire Bhutan tours are private journeys and tailor-made programs suited for any independent travelers according to their chosen traveling dates. Should you wish, the tour can be easily customized as per your interest and activities you wish to get involved in or spend more time in your places of interest. Contact us to customize this tour as per your requirements. This tour can be undertaken round the year.

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Bhutan Helicopter Tour

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