About Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

Upper Mustang is located northeast part of Nepal and near to Nepal-Tibet border. Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour utilized your limited time to take Upper Mustang known as the Forbidden Kingdom which open in 1992 for foreigners. In Upper Mustang, we will explore the wonders of the architecture, Tibetan language, culture, traditions, and lifestyle, which things are closer to purely Tibetan culture. First, we landed at Lo Manthang, the central city of Mustang, located at an altitude of 3730m. In Lo Manthang, there is King'sKing's Palace at the center of the city square is occupied by the King of Mustang and his family. Here, King is highly respected by the local people. After reaching Lo Manthang, you see mud walls that protect the ancient city, lined with prayer stones and monasteries, and many traditional things.

Embarking on an Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour with Himalayan Asia Treks is an odyssey through time and terrain, an aerial escapade unrivaled in its magnificence. Nestled in the heart of the majestic Himalayas, this journey unveils a landscape suspended in time, where ancient traditions blend harmoniously with the untouched beauty of the rugged terrain.

As the rotor blades slice through the crisp mountain air, a panorama of breathtaking vistas unfolds before your eyes. The barren, ochre cliffs of the Mustang region reveal a geological marvel, a labyrinth of eroded canyons, and dramatic rock formations that stand as silent witnesses to centuries of history. The flight presents an ever-changing canvas, with snow-capped peaks, emerald valleys, and the windswept expanse of the Tibetan Plateau forming a tapestry of unparalleled natural beauty.

The helicopter gently descends into the fabled kingdom of Lo-Manthang, the crowning jewel of Upper Mustang. Here, time seems to stand still as ancient monasteries, labyrinthine alleys, and whitewashed mud-brick houses adorned with colorful prayer flags transport you to an era steeped in mystique and spirituality. The resplendent Tiji Festival, a vibrant celebration of Tibetan Buddhist culture, may greet lucky travelers with its mesmerizing masked dances and age-old rituals, an experience that transcends the realms of ordinary travel.

Every moment of this expedition resonates with the rich tapestry of Mustang’s history and culture. The guided exploration through the walled city of Lo-Manthang allows you to immerse yourself in the heritage of the region, where Buddhist traditions, intricate murals, and the royal palace narrate tales of a bygone era. The hospitality of the locals, their warm smiles, and genuine interactions offer a glimpse into their lives, steeped in tradition yet embracing the modern world with grace.

The return journey, soaring above the rugged cliffs and meandering Kali Gandaki River, etches memories that linger long after the rotor blades come to a rest. The Mustang Helicopter Tour with Himalayan Asia Treks is not just an expedition; it’s an encounter with the soul-stirring beauty and profound history of the Himalayas, a voyage that leaves an indelible mark on the wanderer's spirit, forever beckoning them back to the mystical realm of Upper Mustang.

Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour is memorizing helicopter tours in your life with Himalayan Asia Treks.


  • Kathmandu City Tour.
  • The forbidden Kingdom Mustang.
  • Amazing view of Annapurna, Fishtail and Dhaulagiri.
  • Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu- Pokhara- Mustang via Jomsom.
  • Short information about local culture and their lifestyle.
  • Exploring Lo Manthang

Day to Day Itinerary

Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport, Himalayan Asia Treks representatives will pick up from airport and drop at your selected hotel. Our staff will brief shortly Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour program.
Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

After taking breakfast, we will start our journey towards Kathmandu airport. We will take domestic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara  and start to fly to Upper Mustang by Helicopter. 
Fly to Lo Manthang via Pokhara and exploring Lo Manthang.

After exploring Lo Manthang , we will take back to Pokhara. 

Overnight in Pokhara.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Pokhara.

After taking breakfast, our staff will pick up from hotel and fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
After check in hotel , we will start  city tour, Patan durbar square, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple. 

Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

Its time to leave for this time to Nepal with keeping memories of Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour . Himalayan Asia Treks staff will come to your hotel and drop at airport. 

  • Meals: Breakfast.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on selected Three star hotel in BB basis.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu domestic sir. 
  • Helicopter tour to Upper Mustang.
  • Experienced and professional guide for city tour.
  • Ground transport.
  • Permit and all necessary work for Upper Mustang region.
  • Upper Mustang special permit USD 500.00 per person.
  • Annapurna region permit .
  • Domestic airport tax.
  • City sightseeing entrance fees.
  • All tax , VAT and office service charges.
  • Lunch and dinner.
  • Insurance.
  • personal equipment and clothing.
  • Tips(expected but not mandatory).

Useful Information

Short Information about Nepal:

Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the world’s ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.

Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.

In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

Passport and Visa:

First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal, if you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.


Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four Seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Hindi name Dashain and Tihar.
  • Winter: (Dec-Feb): This season is known as Cold season so it’s not good time for high altitude trekking time.


The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For more exchange rates, please visit Nepal Rastra Bank.


We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.


Himalayan Asia Treks provides you minimum three star hotels or according to your choice in city area. If you want to upgrade your hotel, please contact with our Trip Planner.

Some do’s and do not’s:

  • Respect local culture and people.
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here. While you are entering in Temple, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.

Weight limitation in Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour :

Helicopter has limited weight to fly, so Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour had a weight limit. Normally in this commercial flight tour 5 people in one helicopter. Generally, Helicopter takes 500KG while flying towards Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

Things to carry during Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour:

  • Sunscreens and lip balms
  • Camera
  • Warm socks, boots, and clothes for a day
  • Trekking Poles
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunhat
  • Day backpack
  • Light snacks, high-calorie chocolates, and drinks
  • Water Bottle