Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg
Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg
Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg
Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg
Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg

Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg

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Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

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What will you experience


Breathtaking Views of from the Sky


Aerial Adventure over the Himalayas


Stunning Views of Mountains and Landscapes


Most Experienced Pilots in the Region

About the Activity

Activity LocationGulmarg
Activity Timings10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Total Duration10 Mins to 3 Hours
Helicopter Type5 People Capacity
Aerial ViewsApharwat Mountain, Sunshine Mountain, Drung Valley

About Gulmarg:

  • Gulmarg is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India during the winter. It is famous for the beautiful green meadows surrounded by the mighty Himalayas.
  • Taking a Helicopter Ride around Gulmarg is the best way for tourists to discover the natural beauty of this hill station, especially its unique flower gardens and terrain.

About Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg:

  • Witness lush green landscapes peppered with colourful flowers as well as the stunning contrasts of the rugged Himalayas with their snow-capped peaks on a thrilling Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg.
  • Once you reach the location, the well-trained and experienced crew will conduct a safety briefing and advise you on how the Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg will proceed.
  • Take a seat aboard our well-maintained helicopter and feel your heartbeat rise as the Helicopter powers its way into the sky for an hour of sightseeing.
  • Soak in the scenic views of the beautiful greenery beneath you as you fly over the magnificent Drung Valley.
  • Admire the stunning mountains in all their glory with the snow-capped peaks as your Helicopter whizzes by to give you the most unique views.
  • Circle Sunshine Mountain and Apharwat Mountain as the Helicopter nimbly manoeuvres around them to make you feel like a daredevil.
  • Have a camera or phone handy to capture the scenic beauty you encounter from this unique perspective of a helicopter to save some fond memories.
  • Land back at the helipad at Gulmarg to complete this once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the mountains of Kashmir.

Package Option

Helicopter Ride (without Landing)

10 Mins

8999 per person

Helicopter Ride (with Landing - Sunshine Mountain)

3 Hours

15999 per person

10 Mins
  • 5 Seater Helicopter
  • Experienced Pilots
  • Exciting Mountain and Valley Views
  • 10 Mins of Joyride incl. Take-Off & Landing
  • Aerial Sightseeing Adventure: Apharwat Mountain, Sunshine Mountain, Drung Valley
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Transportation
  • Photography and Videography
  • Only Aerial Views & no Landing


  • Children below 2 years are complimentary & Above 2 Years will be charged Full.
  • Maximum capacity - 5 passengers per Helicopter.

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Know before you book

Health and Fitness:

  • Guests with health conditions, such as heart and respiratory conditions and pregnancy are requested to consult their healthcare provider before going on a helicopter ride.

Advance Booking:

  • We request guests to make reservations in advance to avoid long wait times during peak season

Alcoholic Restrictions:

  • The consumption of alcohol and drugs before or during the helicopter ride is strictly prohibited. Pilots can refuse boarding or cancel the ride if guests are found to be in an inebriated state.

Clothing and Footwear:

  • Guests are requested to wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes to enjoy this experience


  • The route of the Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg is pre-decided. However, it is subject to change and diversion as per Air Traffic Control (ATC) directives.

Motion Sickness:

  • Guests prone to motion sickness are requested to take the necessary precautions such as medications or acupressure wristbands. 

Pre-Departure Reporting Time:

  • Guests are requested to arrive on time at the location mentioned before take-off to prevent unnecessary delays.

Weather Conditions:

  • Helicopter rides are subject to weather conditions. Please check our official website for information regarding weather-related cancellations or rescheduling.

Safety Briefings:

  • The pilot and flight crew will provide you with important instructions and safety information. Please pay attention to this safety briefing for your good.

Things to Carry

  • Valid Identification
  • Comfortable Clothing
  • Sunglasses and Sunscreen
  • Camera to Capture Memories
  • Motion Sickness Remedies
  • UA Voucher

Frequently Asked Quetions

Can I fly a Helicopter in Gulmarg?

No. Only licensed pilots with certifications to allow them to fly in the region are permitted to fly Helicopters in Gulmarg.

Can I bring my children on the Helicopter?

Yes you can. There are no age restrictions to enjoy a Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg with your family.

Can I go for Helicopter Ride in the night?

No. Due to the poor visibility and high terrain surrounding Gulmarg, we do not operate Helicopter rides in the night.

Can I book a Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg on the spot?

No. We request guests to make a booking at least one day in advance to enjoy a Helicopter Ride with us.

Is pick up and drop off included in my Helicopter Ride package?

No. We request guests to make their own transport arrangements to meet us at the location from which the Helicopters depart.

Is it safe to go for Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg?

Yes. We ensure that there is no compromise when it comes to the safety of our guests. Our state of the art helicopters are well maintained and operated by the most experienced pilots in the region.

If I have to cancel my booking in advance, will I get a refund for my Helicopter Ride?

No. We do not offer refunds for Helicopter Rides that have been cancelled by the guests for personal reasons.

Do I need a passport to go on a Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg?

Indian nationals can furnish any valid ID, including passports before boarding the Helicopter. It is not mandatory that they have their passports on them though.

Foreign nationals must furnish their passports as it is the only accepted government ID for foreigners.

Can I book a Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg during my summer vacation in May?

No. Currently we offer Helicopter Rides only from early January to mid March in Gulmarg.

Can I see the Himalayas during my Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg?

As Gulmarg is situated within the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas, guests can definitely enjoy the snow capped peaks of the mountains as they fly by them on their Helicopter Ride.

What is Gulmarg Helicopter Ride Price?

The cost for a Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg starts from Rs.8999 per passenger.

How many passengers are allowed on a Helicopter Ride?

The Helicopters have a maximum capacity of 5 passengers in Gulmarg.

Will my Helicopter Ride continue in bad weather?

Helicopter Rides are subject to the weather conditions for safety reasons. Helicopter operations may be delayed or suspended in case of adverse weather like rain, hail and fog.

Should I know how to fly for Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg?

No. You do not need any prior flying experience to enjoy the beautiful sights of Jammu and Kashmir before boarding our Helicopters.

Is Srinagar to Gulmarg Helicopter service available?

We currently do not offer any Helicopter Rides in Gulmarg or Srinagar for transport purposes. Our flights are operated on a sightseeing basis only.

How long will the Helicopter in Gulmarg fly for?

The Helicopter Ride in Gulmarg lasts between 30 minutes to 1 hour and takes you over the various mountains and valleys near this hill station.

Are Helicopters Available in Gulmarg?

Yes. Universal Adventures offers tourists the unique opportunity of seeing Gulmarg from the sky through our sightseeing Helicopter services.