Heli Ski MAJESTIC Nepal.
March 4-11, 2017.

 

A trip to Nepal is definitely going to be one of the more memorable trips of your life, add heli skiing in the heart of the Himalaya and you wind up with a trip that is almost beyond belief. You can be sure it will be the star of all the campfire talks amongst friends when sharing stories and adventures.

Price from €7,900.

 

Why Heliski Here:

  • The first and only Heli Ski Company in Nepal. 2016 marks their 15th year of operation.
  • To date, they have heli skied in the Everest, Annapurna, Dhauligiri and Humla regions of Nepal. The snow conditions, weather, views, terrain are as good as it gets. Add the Nepalese culture, lifestyle and jungle safaris and you have heli ski trip that stands alone.
  • They operate in the north and south side of the Annapurna, and both sides are unique in their own way. The south side has spectaular views of the south face of Annapurna I, Fishtail peak and surrounding peaks. The Annapurna south region  is known as the gem of Nepal’s Himalaya. The north side has spectacular views on Annapurna II, III & IV.
TRIP LENGTH : 7 - 14 days
SUMMARY ITINERARY : All trips are Saturday to Saturday. Guests heli ski on Monday through Friday and use Saturday for a make-up day if needed. The two week trips have a rest day between with 10 possible days of skiing. Your day starts with a 5:30 AM breakfast. After breakfast, you may pack all personal belongings needed for the day. You board the helicopter at 6:15 AM and begin the heli ski day. There is a short break at the bottom of each run with cold drinks, mineral water and assorted snacks. You will get to ski 4 to 6 runs a day. By 11 or 12 noon, you will finish heli skiing and get back to Pokhara for lunch. You are free to explore Pokhara and the surrounding are for the rest of the day.
PRICE FROM : €7,900
ACCESS POINT : Fly into Kathmandu. Airport pickup is provided by the operator.
PRE/POST SKIING : N/A
INCLUSIONS & ACCOMODATION:
  • Airport pick up and drop off service
  • Airport transportation services
  • All food and lodging when taken at your designated hotels and lodges (Gokarna Forest Resort or Hotel Meera), including drinks and snacks in the field.
  • Domestic charter flight to and from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • One guide per group of 4
  • Liaison officer fees, room & board, equipment allowance, transportation costs, etc.
  • Heli ski permit fees
  • Extensive medical kit
  • Free of charge Atomic skis, poles, transceiver, probe, shovel, and Mammut Airbag packs.
  • 5 days heli skiing including 4 - 6 runs per day with 4 runs guaranteed.
  • Runs vary from 700 to 1,500 m vertical
  • Heli ski in AS350 B3 helicopter
EXCLUSIONS:
  • Heliski/Catski specific travel insurance.
  • Custom duties (very unlikely, just walk through green sector)
  • Alcoholic beverages and bar snack food
  • Massages or other health spa options
  • Entry Visa (US $30) and airport exit tax approximately US $14
  • Inoculation shots
  • Gratuities – it is entirely at your discretion.
  • All extra hours must be paid in cash on the spot. Extra flying time is available at €2,500 per hour.
  • Upgrade Temple Tree Resort and Spa is available. Double bedrooms for €300 and single bedrooms for €500 for 6 days.
DEPOSIT : A 30% deposit (at a per person basis or the trip cost for all private groups) is required at the time of booking.
FULL PAYMENT : This deposit constitutes a tentative reservation, which becomes confirmed only upon receipt of full payment. Balances on trips are due in full 10 weeks prior to the first day of your scheduled heli ski trip. Last minute clients making a reservation in 10 weeks or less prior to the scheduled trip must pay in full upon making reservation.
REFUNDS : No refund is given, in whole or in part, for un-used days or transportation, resulting from late arrival, early departure or for any other reason. Likewise, there are no refunds given for 'Down Days' if bad weather or helicopter breakdown prevents guests from skiing on any given day. 4 runs per day are guaranteed. Refunds are given at €50 per un-skied run. No refund on runs will be given if you decide not to ski one day (or days), sit out a run, or come back earlier, regardless of the reason.
VERTICAL : 4 - 6 runs per day with 4 runs guaranteed.