Sikkim Helicopter Service


Sikkim helicopter service allows the tourists to tour around Sikkim. The contour of Sikkim is very undulating; therefore, it is not always possible to reach the various destinations by road. In this respect, the helicopter service at Sikkim allows the tourists to explore the vitality of the Himalayan ranges.

Sikkim helicopter service is available from Gangtok. The helicopter services take about thirty minutes to reach Gangtok. The helicopter service at Sikkim is operated by the Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation: the helicopter services operate throughout the week from 1100 hours onwards. The helicopter service from Gangtok to Bagdogra starts at 1100 hours in the morning; the helicopter service from Bagdogra to Gangtok is available at 1400 hours. The tariff for the helicopter service in Sikkim is Rs 1500 per head.

An estimate of the tariff of the helicopter services is as follows:
Flights Amount to be paid
Chartered flights Rs 700/ flying minute.
Bagdogra-Gangtok Rs 1500/ pax.
Yumthang Rs 18,750/ per 05 pax 70 minutes
Gangtok Rs 6,000/ 05 pax 20 minutes.
West Sikkim Rs 16,250/ 05 pax 60 minutes
Khangchendzonga Rs 25,000/ 04 pax 90 minutes.


The helicopter service of Sikkim allows the tourists to tour throughout Sikkim in a five seater chopper. In fact, these helicopter services in Sikkim help the tourists to unravel the hidden charm of territory.



Last Updated on : 7 March 2013

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