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Bhutan Helicopter Ride

Bhutan Helicopter Ride (Paro International Airport)

Bhutan Helicopter Ride (Paro International Airport)

Helicopter Scenic Tours are available in Bhutan

Adding a helicopter ride to your Bhutan trip will be super cool and it is effective to make your journey deep into the kingdom's heartland. Viewing from the air is one of the most enjoyable experiences to discover Bhutan from a different angle. With a Bhutan helicopter excursion tour, you will fly low over glimmering rivers, sweeping forests, lovely valleys, rice fields, Mt. Jumolhari (7,320m) of the Himalayas, ancient monasteries/fortresses, cantilevered bridges, rural villages and ruins that dot the landscape, and more.

Bhutan Helicopter Ride (Flight Time)

Bhutan Helicopter Ride (Flight Time)

For tour packages for a helicopter ride to the tourist-attracting sites in Bhutan, the charge for each helicopter tour is per trip, with a maximum of 5 passengers. Do contact us in advance for your Bhutan Helicopter Ride booking.

Bhutan Helicopter Ride (Heli-Scenic Tour Packages)

Bhutan Helicopter Ride (Heli-Scenic Tour Packages)

Bhutan Helicopter Travel Packages

When travel to Bhutan, it is great to do a Helicopter Ride with bird eye view of amazing Bhutan. Following are the tour packages for helicopter ride to the tourist attracting sites in Bhutan. Do contact us in advance for your Bhutan Helicopter Scenic Tour booking.

Bhutan Helicopter Travel Package-Paro Helicopter Excursion (Heli-Ride View of Paro Dzong)

Bhutan Helicopter Travel Package-Paro Helicopter Excursion (Heli-Ride View of Paro Dzong)

The Heli-Wonder Tour Packages:

1. Heli-First Light to Bumdra (Paro- Bumdra-Paro, 15min)

2. Heli-Cosmic Ride to Chelela (Paro-Chelela-Paro, 10min)

3. Heli-Buddha Dordenma Ride (Paro-Thimphu-Paro, 20min)

4. Helli-Haa Ride (Paro-Haa-Paro, 10min)

5. Heli-Alpine Trip to Lunana (Paro-Tshojong-Paro, 40min)

Heli-scenic Tour in Western Bhutan

1. Discover Paro Taktsang Tour (30 minutes’ helicopter ride)

2.Snowcapped Mt Jomolhari Tour (1-hour helicopter ride)

3. Majestic Himalayan Mountain Tour (2-hour helicopter ride)

4.Dagala Couple Tour (30-minute helicopter ride)

5.SnowMan Trek (3-hour helicopter ride)

Heli-scenic Tour in Central & Eastern Bhutan

1.Hidden Lake Tour (BUT-Gomthang (Hidden lake)- BUT) (35-minute helicopter ride)

2.Traditional Textile Tour (BUT-KHOMA-BUT) (50-minute helicopter ride)

3.Merak- Sakteng Tour (BUT-SAKTENG-MERAKBUT (110-minute helicopter ride)

4.Royal Manas Wildlife Tour (BUT-MANAS-BUT) (80-minute helicopter ride)

Bhutan Helicopter Travel Package- Punakha Helicopter Excursion (Heli-Ride View of Dochula Pass)

Bhutan Helicopter Travel Package- Punakha Helicopter Excursion (Heli-Ride View of Dochula Pass)

Top 14 Options for Bhutan Helicopter Tours

Choose a Bhutan Helicopter ride from the Top 14 Options for Bhutan Helicopter Tours, or ask us to customized a special Bhutan Helicopter ride for your Bhutan tour and enjoy a great Bhutan experience from the air. Do feel free to contact us in advance, the charge for each helicopter tour is per trip, with a maximum of 5 passengers. Roughly, the cost could be various from Nu. 15,000 to Nu. 50,000 (180USD to 600USD) per person for a short round trip.

Option1: Heli-First Light to Bumdra (Paro- Bumdra-Paro, 15min)

Bumdra means, "the rock of hundred thousand of footprints" is located towards the north of Paro Valley. It is believed that 800 years ago one hundred thousand angles decended here and left their foot prints on the rock. It's popular for camping and enjoying the beautiful nature.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Paro Internatinal Airport

2. Paro Valley-Traditional Bhutanese housesm rice paddy fields & meandering Pa chu

3. Rinpung Dzong

4. Ta Dzong

5. Kychu Lhakhang

6. Sangchen Choekhor Monastery

7. Drugyel Dzong

8. Mt.Jumolhari & other mountain ranges

9. Tiger's Nest Monastery

10. Chochong Tse Temple

Option2: Heli-Cosmic Ride to Chelela (Paro-Chele La-Paro, 10min)

The highest motorable point in Bhutan, siting 3,988meters above sea level, between the Haa and Paro Valley.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Paro Internatinal Airport

2. Paro Valley-Traditional Bhutanese housesm rice paddy fields & meandering Pa chu

3. Gorena Lhakhang

4. Chele La Pass

5. Majestic view of Mt.Jumolhari & many unnamed Himalayan mountain ranges

6. Glance of Mt. Kanchenjunga on a clear day

Option3: Heli-Buddha Dordenma Ride (Paro-Thimphu-Paro, 20mi)

Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan has the largest Buddha statue with 52 meters tall. The ride will help you explore the growing city of Bhutan.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Paro Internatinal Airport

2. Paro Valley-Traditional Bhutanese housesm rice paddy fields & meandering Pa chu

3. Rinpung Dzong

4. Ta Dzong

5. Jela Dzong

6. Tsheluna Valley

7. Buddha Dordenma Statue

8. Thimphu Valley

9. Ney-Chen Dongkala

Option4: Helli-Haa Ride (Paro-Haa-Paro, 10min

Exploring the Western Bhutan and view the Himalyan range of Bhutan.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Paro Internatinal Airport

2. Paro Valley-Traditional Bhutanese housesm rice paddy fields & meandering Pa chu

3. Gorena Lhakhang

4. Chele La Pass

5. Mt.Jumolhari & many unnamed Himalayan mountain ranges

6. Glimpse of Haa Valley

7. Home of Ap Chundu's mountains (the local deity of Haa)

8. Lhakhang Karpo and Nagpo

Bhutan Helicopter Scenic Tour Packages(Heli-First Light to Bumdra Tour)

Bhutan Helicopter Scenic Tour Packages(Heli-First Light to Bumdra Tour)

Option5: Heli-Alpine Trip to Lunana (Paro-Tshojong-Paro)

Luana is situated 3400 meters above sea level. It takes 8.5 days to reach lunana from Punakha by walk.Tshojong translated as the origin of a lake is places in middle between Thanza and toenchey Gewog in Lunana.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Paro Internatinal Airport

2. Paro Valley-Traditional Bhutanese housesm rice paddy fields & meandering Pa chu

3. Mt.Jumolhari & many unnamed Himalayan mountain ranges

4. Thimphu Valley

5. Dochula Pass

6. Punakha Valley

7. Lunana

Option6: Discover Paro Taktsang Tour (30 minutes’ helicopter ride)

This scenic flight will offer a spectacular view of Paro Valley from the air. While flying along the valley, you will discover most of the scred places and the important landmarks the valley has to offer. However, the most important highlight of the tour will be the famous Paro Taktsang (Tiger's Nest).

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Paro Internatinal Airport

2. Paro Valley-Traditional Bhutanese housesm rice paddy fields & meandering Pa chu

3. Ta Dzong

4. Rinpung Dzong

5. Kychu Lhakhang

6. Drugyel Dzong and Mt. Jumolhari

Option7: Snowcapped Mt Jomolhari Tour (1-hour helicopter ride)

Flying further north along the Paro Valley, you will be greeted by the most spectacular view of the snowcapped Mt. Jumolhari. Considered to be a second highest unclimbed mountain peaks in the world and stands at 7320 meters above the sea level. On this tour, we will make a short pitstop at Jangothang (basecamp) to further enjoy the majestic view of the mountain from the ground. Amidst the spectacular landscape, you might be able to get a glimpse of the blue sheep (Pseudo Nayaur) parading along mountain slopes. On your return flight, on a beautiful day, you will also discover the mysterious “turquoise lake” tucked within the rocky Himalayan Ranges.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Paro Valley & the Airport

2. Rinpung Dzong & Ta Dzong

3. Kyichu Lhakhang & Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest)

4. Drugyel Dzong

5. Mt. Jumolhari

6. Turquoise Lake

Option8: Majestic Himalayan Mountain Tour (2-hour helicopter ride)

Beyond the snowcapped Mt. Jumolhari, flying further northeast you can view the majestic companion peak of Mt. Jumolhari and Mt. Jichu Drakey which stands at 6794 meters from the sea level. This mountain is known to have double summit, with the lower summit towards the south. Our helicopter tour will give you the best views of the himalayan ranges. On your return flight, we will fly over the majestic Lingzhi Dzong, which is situated at an altitude of 4150 meters. This dzong was built in the year 1668 to celebrate Bhutan’s victory over the Tibetans in the war of 1667. It’s also known as the “Lingzhi Yugyal Dzong.”

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Paro Valley & the Airport

2. Rinpung Dzong & Ta Dzong

3. Kyichu Lhakhang & Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest)

4. Drugyel Dzong

5. Mt. Jumolhari

6. Mt. Jichu Drakey

7. Lingzhi Yugyal Dzong

Bhutan Helicopter Scenic Tour Packages(Heli-Pilgrimage Tour)

Bhutan Helicopter Scenic Tour Packages(Heli-Pilgrimage Tour)

Option9: Dagala Couple Tour (30-minute helicopter ride)

The tour offers an unforgettable experience on bhutanese wilderness and cultural aspects as you fly along the southern Paro valley into a shangrila adorned with a multitude of pristine and crystal clear lakes. We’ll treat you with stunning views of the entire Himalayan mountain range: Mt.Jumolhari, Mt. Masang Gang, Mt. Jichu Drake, Mt.Gangkhar Phunsum, Mt. Gangchen Ta and many other equally magnificent peaks; and on a clear weather day, you will also get a glimpse of world’s third highest Mt. Kangchenjunga, standing at an elevation of 8586 m. On your return flight, you will overfly the 15th century Talakha Goenpa in the south of Thimphu, Capital city of Bhutan. You will also get a glimpse of the world’s largest sitting statue of Buddha Dordenma perched atop a hill in Kuensel Phodrang.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. South of Paro Valley & the Airport

2. Mt. Kangchenjunga

3. Mt. Jumolhari

4. Mt. Masang Gang

5. Mt. Jichu Drake & Mt. Gangchen Ta

6. Talakha Goenpa

7. Buddha Dordenma Statue

8. A panoramic view of Thimphu city, “Capital of Bhutan”

Option10: Snow Man Trek (3-hour helicopter ride)

Zoom-in your lenses as we sojourn into the Northern Shangrila of Bhutan, while making sure you savour every luscious scene along the world famous Snowman Trek. As we streak over the northerly heavens and finally bid farewell in Bumthang, you’ll have traversed a journey of 26 days on a flight of mere 3 hours, and witnessed the true beatific nature of the himalayas unfolding before your very eyes.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Paro Valley & the airport

2. Laya and Lingzhi

3. Mt. Jumolhari & Mt. Jichu Drake

4. Mt. Tsherimgang, Mt. Masagang, & Mt. Tiger Mountain

5. Lingzhi Yugyal Dzong

6. Gasa Tongmon Dzong

7. Punakha Dzong

8. Lunana

9. Table Mountain & Mt. Gangkar Punsum

10. Bumthang Valley

Option11: Hidden Lake Tour (BUT-Gomthang (Hidden lake)- BUT) (35-minute helicopter ride)

Enjoy the beautiful valley of Bumthang from the air. This scenic flight will fly towards the north of Bumthang valley over the famous Dhur Tsachu (hot spring) and land into the enchanting mysterious hidden lake. On a beautiful day, one might also get a glimpse of Mt. Gangkhar Puensum.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Chamkhar Valley

2. Bumthang Airport

3. Dhur Tsachu

4. Hidden Lake

Option12: Traditional Textile Tour (BUT-KHOMA-BUT) (50-minute helicopter ride)

Enjoy the overflying majestic landscape towards Lhuntse, the region known as the ancestral home of our kings. The flight will overfly Lhuntse Rinchentse Dzong situated on a hilltop overlooking Kuri chhu. Towards the south you will enjoy the breathtaking view of the World’s Tallest Guru Nangsey Ziloen statue (157 feet tall) which sits atop a hilltop in Takila. On this tour we can pitstop at Khoma village, popularly known for its intricately patterned silk textile known as Kishuthara, generally worn as kira (traditional wrapper for bhutanese women).

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Tang Valley

2. Takila Guru

3. Khoma Village

Bhutan Helicopter Scenic Tour Packages(Heli-Twin lake Tour)

Bhutan Helicopter Scenic Tour Packages(Heli-Twin lake Tour)

Option13: Merak-Sakteng Tour (BUT-SAKTENG-MERAKBUT (110-minute helicopter ride)

Merak meaning “set on fire” and Sakteng meaning “meadow covered with bamboo”. Merak and Sakteng fall under the Trashigang Dzongkhag, the furthest eastern province in Bhutan. Merak-Sakteng Tour is a truly exotic scenic flight exploring one of the most scenic pastoral valleys in the guarded areas of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, and gradually permeating into the unique lifestyles of the eastern Highlanders as you get a chance to roam the villages on foot in Merak and Sakteng.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Merak

2. Sakteng

Option14: Royal Manas Wildlife Tour (BUT-MANAS-BUT) (80-minute helicopter ride)

This captivating tour takes you through one of Bhutan’s oldest preserved areas connected by the wildlife corridors of Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park in the northwest, Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary in the southwest, Phrumsengla National Park in the northern center and Jomotshangkha Wildlife Sanctuary in the south east. Fly into the heart of Royal Manas Wildlife Park, and experience the indigenous flora and fauna in abundance.

Heli-Ride Highlights:

1. Royal Manas National Park

2. Jigme Singye Wangchuck National Park

3. Phibsoo Wildlife Sanctuary

4. Phrumsengla National Park in the northern center

5. Jomotshangkha Wildlife Sanctuary in the south east

Bhutan Helicopter Travel Package- Thimphu Helicopter Excursion (Heli-Ride View of Buddha Point)

Bhutan Helicopter Travel Package- Thimphu Helicopter Excursion (Heli-Ride View of Buddha Point)

Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Ltd (RBHSL)

Bhutan is a landlocked Himalayan country with a lot of mountain roads, and trains are not feasible given the mountainous terrain. Besides the domestic airplane travel among Paro, Bumthang, Trashigang, and Gelephu, the Bhutan Helicopter Ride Packages provided by the Royal Bhutan Helicopter Services Ltd (RBHSL) marked a new era to offer great Bhutan Helicopter Scenic Tours for our clients since 9th July 2015.

Bhutan Helicopter Ride (Services Guide)

Bhutan Helicopter Ride (Services Guide)

The RBHSL (state owned enterprise) provides both Charter Services (Passenger Transport/Cargo/Freight) and Emergency Services (Medical Evacuations, Casualty Evacuations, Fire Fighting) with two helicopters of A5-BHT H130 (EC 130 T2). The helicopter is with Max Seating Passengers-6, Max Take off Mass-2500kg, and Max External Sling load-1500kg.

The RBHSL Offices (Heli Bases) in Bhutan:

1. Paro International Airport Office, 10th August, 2015

2. Bumthang Domestic Airport Office, 2nd May, 2022

Bhutan Helicopter Ride Services (Paro Heli-Base)

Bhutan Helicopter Ride Services (Paro Heli-Base)

Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (Bumthang Heli-Base)

Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (Bumthang Heli-Base)

The RBHSL is committed to provide efficient and affordable alternative transport in the country that is safe, comfortable and reliable. The Bhutan government plans to use the helicopter for tourism, search and rescue, air medical evacuations, firefighting efforts, natural disasters, moving cargo, transport of VIPs, government officials, and so on.

Bhutan Helicopter Ride Tour with Biking

Bhutan Helicopter Ride Tour with Biking

The RBHSL has safely transported more than 1,000 travelers and flown over 2,500 flight hours while moved lots of medical patients from the countryside to the hospitals in Thimphu (capital city) and other dzongkhags (districts) in Bhutan.

Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital Helipad Ground, Thimphu)

Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (Jigme Dorji Wangchuk National Referral Hospital Helipad Ground, Thimphu)

The RBHSL is the only helicopter company in Bhutan, headquarters in Paro Airport’s old hanger on 10th August, 2015, from which home base with two H130 helicopters to travel all over Bhutan. Operated and maintained by its highly experienced and dedicated team. We are committed in providing the safest and the most reliable helicopter services to our passengers. It opened Bumthang Domestic Airport office on 2nd May, 2022 to provide Helicopter Scenic Tours around Bumthang and emergency services to Gelephu, Trashigang, Mongar, and Regional Hospitals.

Bhutan has one International Airport in Paro and three Domestic Airports located in Bumthang, Trashigang, and Gelephu.

Bhutan has one International Airport in Paro and three Domestic Airports located in Bumthang, Trashigang, and Gelephu.

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Bhutan Helicopter Ride to the Himalayas

Bhutan Helicopter Ride to the Himalayas

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