Rara Lake Helicopter Tour

The pristine Rara Lake (2990m) is the largest and the deepest lake of Nepal. The deep blue lake lies amidst the green landscape of the Rara National park. The enchanting beauty of the entire place will take you breath away. 

The Rara lake helicopter tour is an opportunity for those travellers who do not have much time on their schedule or cannot travel long distances. This Helicopter trip is short but exceptionally beautiful.

You will cherish the memories made on this tour for a long, long time. The lake looks stunning as the golden sun rays reflect on the lake changing its colour. The tranquil region covered in pine trees is quite peaceful. 

This queen of lake, Rara is also the biggest lake of Nepal. Situated at an elevation of almost 3,000 meters, the remote lake spreads over the area of 9.8 Square Km. There are treks available but it would take you many days and long duration to reach there. The drive on the other hand goes around very risky and dangerous roads. 

Thus, Rara lake helicopter tour is your best option. The stunning helicopter ride takes you high above the sky and offers you the greatest views of the Himalayan landscapes. You can also take the other popular tour packages of Rara Lake Honeymoon Tour and Rara Lake Photography tour. 

The unspoiled beauty of the Rara lake will refresh you to the core and liven up your spirits. So are you ready to take this trip of a lifetime? Read the detailed information about the Rara lake helicopter tour below and book your trip now.

Relate Trips:

Muktinath Helicopter Tour | Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour | Everest Base Camp Heli Tour

Major Highlights of the Tour 

  • Experiencing the enchanting beauty of the Rara lake
  • Incredible aerial views of Langtang, Manaslu, Annapurna, and other mountain ranges
  • Stunning helicopter ride over the pristine Rara National Park
  • Trip to the remote landscapes away from the crowd and noise
  • Wildlife spotting of rare animals
  • Experiencing the natural colour change phenomenon of the Rara Lake
  • Fresh air and tranquil Himalayan atmosphere

Phase 1: Kathmandu – Nepalgunj (Refueling)

Our representative staff will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the Tribhuvan International airport where you can board the helicopter for the Rara lake tour. The flight will take you to Nepalgunj where the helicopter stops briefly for the refueling procedure.

Phase 2: Nepalgunj – Rara Lake (Halt For One Hour)

The helicopter then takes off from Nepalgunj and arrives at Rara Lake after almost half an hour. We arrive at the beautiful lake of Rara overlooking the scenic mountain vistas and the green hill settlements.

The beautiful Rara lake changes colour naturally and is also known as the queen of lakes. We explore the area around the Rara lake and the Rara national park for about an hour. We then make our way back to Nepalgunj.

Phase 3: Rara Lake – Nepalgunj (Refueling)

We then fly back to Nepalgunj where take another brief stop for refuelling. We pass through the scenic hilly landscapes overlooking the terraced farmed hills and village settlements.

Phase 4: Nepalgunj – Kathmandu

We then fly back to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj as the Rara lake helicopter tour comes to an end. Our representative will pick you up at the airport and drop you to the hotel.

Join Fixed Departure

We offer 100% guaranteed departures on every booking. We offer solo travel as well as group joining option. If you are looking to join a group of travelers you should contact us for more details regarding the trip.

Check our listings for the dates available for booking. Departure is guaranteed for the booked dates. You can find a suitable date for the Rara lake helicopter tour. If the given dates do not match your schedule you can contact us and we can manage a favourable date schedule dates for you.

Cost Includes

  • Chartered helicopter tour
  • Sightseeing according to the itinerary
  • Passenger insurance
  • National park entry permit
  • All government taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Airport Tax
  • Personal expenditure
  • Medical evacuation, mishaps, etc
  • Meals cost

How To Reach There By Helicopter?

The chartered Rara Lake helicopter tour is the best option to reach the pristine region. This tour begins from Kathmandu from where you will fly to Nepalgunj Airport for refueling.

After refueling, you will resume the spectacular helicopter flight over the beautiful western Nepal region overlooking the mountain panorama. The gorgeous Rara Lake in the North welcomes us in all its glory. The views of the mountains, hills, unique settlements, national parks, and other small lakes will take your breath away.

When is the Best Time for the Rara Lake Helicopter Tour ?

The Rara Lake located in the western corner of Nepal, is the deepest and largest lake in Nepal. The vast lake spreads over the Jumla and Mugu districts in the Mid western region of Nepal.

The tour of the gorgeous lake at the right time of the year is key to explore the region to the fullest. The best time for the Rara Lake Helicopter Tour is the Autumn months of September to November and Spring months of March to May.

Autumn (September to November)

The autumn months of September to November is a great time for the Rara lake helicopter tour. The post monsoon period before winter means the skies are clear and the weather is mild. The temperature also remains moderate throughout the autumn season. This time of the year is ideal for the beautiful trip.

Spring (March to May)

The spring months of March to May is the ideal time to take the tour. The wildflowers including rhododendrons bloom all over the hills painting it red and pink. The clear blue sky and the stable weather is another attraction of the Rara lake helicopter tour. You can also trek, fly or drive to the region in this ideal time.

The winter months of December to February are quite cold and the passes get covered with snow. The high altitude of 3500 meters and the remote landscapes makes touring the Rara region somewhat difficult. The lake however never freezes even in extreme cold weather.

The monsoon season starts from June and lasts till August in Nepal. The frequent rains can cause several delays in flights in Nepal. Hence, Rara lake helicopter tour is possible any time of the year but the autumn and the spring season is the best time for the tour.

What Should I Bring for the Rara Lake Helicopter Tour?

The Rara lake helicopter tour is a short but exciting trip in the western region of Nepal. You do not need to pack heavy for the trip. Some of the essential items to carry are:

  • Camera
  • Sunscreens and lip balms
  • Warm socks, boots, and clothes for a day
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunhat
  • A Day backpack light snacks, munchies
  • Bottled water
  • Always wear seat-belts during the takeoff and landing procedure
  • Do not move from the assigned seats during the flight
  • Do not change your seat position or stand during the flight
  • Do not throw any objects outside from the helicopter during your flight
  • Do not smoke unless permitted by the captain

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Rara Lake Helicopter Tour