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Reasons to go on a Heli Tour in Nepal

Heli tour in nepal
  • 05-Nov-2017
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Regardless, or perhaps because of its unadorned variance from the widely popular high-altitude teahouse treks of the Everest and Annapurna regions, Heli Tour is still one of the best ways to experience Nepal’s grandiose Himalayas that stand potently at the northern territories of Nepal. The Himalayan mountain range itself has its own unique heritage as its history, and the story behind its formation has led many geologists to astonishment in the past century. However, with the advancement in our technology and improvements in various scientific fields, we soon found out that the Himalayas formed due to a gargantuan collision of the Eurasian Plate with the Indian Plate that continues today as it lifts the Himalayas by 1cm each year.

The Himalayas are not just a monumental feature of Nepal; they symbolize true perseverance and tenacity as they attract thousands of first-hand visitors to it every year. And to get a short but never forgetting view of these majestic snowy peaks, foreigners are willing to go extreme measures even if it means trekking at higher elevations above 3,000 meters, risk altitude sickness, and spend some nights out at places where temperatures can normally drop all the way down to -10 degrees, well below the freezing level. It takes a lot of courage, determination, and endurance to make oneself go through some of the toughest days of their entire life, so that one can stand alongside the mighty Himalayas. Hence, trekking is the most preferred travel activity in Nepal, which lets people from various nations worldwide go on a journey of their lifetime to the Himalayas.

But all in all, trekking requires a lot of individual capacity, both mentally and physically. Therefore, Trekkers need to remain cautious and vigilant about their health at all times and keep a lookout for various dangers lurking around their trekking trails. Besides that, you have to consider the risk of getting Altitude Sickness. And what I mean by Altitude Sickness is that it’s a kind of illness caused by ascent to high altitudes 3,000 meters above sea level, which is a typical elevation that foreign explorers and travelers well cross to reach places like Everest Base Camp – the base camp of the world’s highest mountain, Annapurna Base Camp – the base camp of the world’s tenth highest mountain and Kanchenjunga Base Camp – the base camp of the world’s 3rd highest mountain.

In addition to all of that, you also need to presume that simple trekking to EBC can take up to 12 to 14 days of holiday in Nepal. And if you really can’t afford that much time, then you might have to cancel visiting the EBC, totally. However, as an alternative, you may want to skip some overnight destinations and hike up higher so that you can shorten your trek. And that can be pretty dangerous for your well-being as you can be a victim of Altitude Sickness, which can even lead to your death if not treated at the right time. Therefore, if you really think of it my way and consider all the prerequisites for a general trek, you might conclude that a ‘Heli Tour’ is not so bad after all.

You do have to acknowledge the clear-cut fact that Heli Tours are way more convenient and easy for everyone. Individuals don’t need to think about their physical condition, age, or time limit to go on a Heli Tour to Everest Base Camp. They need to make sure that they get into the chopper in time before the flight. And the rest will be handled superbly. In just a few minutes, you will see the majestic Himalayas coming upfront and enlarging as you fly closer and closer to them. What can take you about a week or so will take a couple of minutes, and before you know it, you will have reached your dream destination – Everest Base Camp or any other destination you wish to visit before flying back home.

So, in this way, I presume that going on a Heli Tour might not be a total waste at all, even if you are running out of time or don’t have the physical capabilities to endure a long trek up in the Himalayan terrains. Lastly, if you really wish to go on a life-changing Heli Tour, then contact Icicles Adventure, and we promise to take you to your favorite destinations safely & surely.

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