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Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour

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Package name Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour
Duration 1
Max. elevation 4380 m
Level Moderate
Transportation Private transportation hotel / airport / hotel
Accomodation
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu - Langtang Gosainkunda - Kathmandu
Cost USD 599 per person

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Overview

LANGTANG VALLEY & GOSAINKUNDA HELICOPTER TOUR: the closest mountain destination from the capital city of Katmandu’

Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour leads to the closest mountain destination around the Central Himalayas of Langtang Himal from Kathmandu city.
One of the most picturesque countries as well the third most popular destination for trekking and other adventure. A walk covering about 77 km. / 48 miles from the trekking point to and from Syabrubesi town. But flying on a chopper to scenic Langtang valley at Kyanjin and Gosainkunda of less than an hour.
Which makes a vast difference, and is a perfect mountainous destination for all types of visitors with limited time in Nepal. Interested travelers to Nepal as well as Hindu pilgrims can enjoy Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour.
A short, swift flight of less than 2-3 hours, where one can enjoy the glory of the Himalayas and scenic surroundings. Certainly, a pleasant joy rides to the beautiful location of Langtang Himal and landing at the holy spot of Gosainkunda Lake.
The Helicopter flight to Langtang Valley with Gosainkunda, is a refreshing journey, facing the grand vista of Nepal’s amazing country landscapes.
Truly a wonderful experience in a short frame of time of a few hours capturing the beauty of the Himalayas. Landing at Kyanjin Gompa amid scenic Langtang Valley, with time to observe the local culture. As well as enjoying the awesome vista of the Langtang Himal range, and then landing on the highest spot at Gosainkunda.
For Hindus with time to worship and prayers, as well a quick wash in the holy water of Gosainkunda Lake. After a great refreshing morning of enchanting flight on a helicopter, visiting the best scenic areas of Langtang Himal.
The return journey back to Kathmandu, enjoying the lovely scenic morning and visiting the glorious beautiful areas. The best, easiest ways to experience the Himalayan high country of Nepal on the Langtang valley and Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour.
Detailed Itinerary: Pickup time by 6:30 a.m. Flight Time from 7 to 8 a.m. as weather wise.Duration of flight with stops: 2-3 hours. Back to Hotel by 10 a.m. or 10: 30 a.m. Flight distance of 62 k.m. / 39 miles from Kathmandu to Langtang Valley at Kyanjin Gompa, and 41 km / 26 miles to Gosainkunda from Kathmandu.
Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour, a fascinating ride on a spacious chopper, a short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport. After getting clearance from the security at the airport, then reach the Helipad. Received by the captain of the chopper and airline crews, after short introduction with the pilot.
Board in the comfort of nice seating helicopter, passengers can have the pleasure seating next to the pilot. If the co-pilot is not flying, as the chopper takes off enjoy the panorama of Kathmandu city and the valley. Heading high the pilot then heads North-West towards Central Himalayas where Langtang Himal is located.
Overlooking grand vista of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal as far towards Annapurna in the far west with Jugal Himal towards east. An amazing flight flying across high green hills covered in dense forest of rhododendron, pines and fir trees.
Slowly the helicopter heads above the tree lines reaching a wide valley of Langtang; then landing near a lovely settlement of Kyanjin Gompa.
Enjoy the dramatic scenery of rolling hills with series of snow-capped peaks of Langtang Himal as far towards Dorje Lakpa. Time permitting visit the Kyanjin Gompa settlement with many good lodge for the trekkers. A nice way to catch glimpse of local culture of native Tamang, the main tribes of Langtang region.
After a refreshing stop enjoying the grand surrounding scenery, board in the helicopter for next destination. The helicopter flies high above hills dotted with farm terraces and villages, then reaching Gosainkunda, situated on a basin. Surrounded by rocky hills, towering cliffs and snow peaks, a spectacular location the holiest of all holy sites for all Hindu followers. At Gosainkunda an annual religious festival event is held in the month of August, as per Hindu Lunar Calendar. Which is called ‘Janai Purnima’, falls in the time of full moon and auspicious day to visit Gosainkunda Lake. As well around other ponds located on high Himalayas, thousands of devotees and pilgrims pay homage to Lord Shiva.
A small shrine and temple of Shiva located by the shore of holy Gosainkunda Lake; the menfolk takes a bath and a cool dip. The belief is it relinquishes the sins of a hundreds life time, and the day to change holy thread. Performed by men and teenage boys with worship and prayers.
From this holy site of Gosainkunda, after a holy visit for devotees can have time for short prayer, worship and offering. Return journey a short flight of less than an hour to land at Kathmandu airport, after a refreshing and exciting experience on Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour.

1. What You Can Expect from Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour?
Prepare for a visual feast as the helicopter tour unfolds the stunning beauty of Langtang Valley and the shimmering Gosainkunda Lakes. Breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and sacred lakes provide an unparalleled perspective of the Langtang region.

2. Is Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour Suitable For You?
The Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour caters to a broad spectrum of adventurers. If you seek a thrilling and time-efficient way to witness the Himalayan beauty without the demands of trekking, this tour is perfect. It's suitable for individuals, families, and groups looking for an unforgettable aerial adventure.

3. Preparation for Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour
Preparation for the helicopter tour involves dressing comfortably in layers, wearing sturdy footwear, and considering the weather conditions. Ensure your camera is ready to capture the extraordinary landscapes you'll encounter during the tour.

4. Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour Best Time
The best time for the Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour is during the clear months of spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). These seasons offer optimal visibility, pleasant temperatures, and vibrant landscapes, enhancing the overall experience.

5. Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour Difficulty
One of the highlights of this tour is its accessibility to a wide range of participants. Unlike trekking, the helicopter tour eliminates the physical demands associated with high-altitude trekking. Participants with varying fitness levels can enjoy this experience without the challenges of extended walking or acclimatization.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Pickup time by 6:30 a.m. Flight Time from 7 to 8 a.m. as weather wise.Duration of flight with stops: 2-3 hours.

Pickup time by 6:30 a.m. Flight Time from 7 to 8 a.m. as weather wise.Duration of flight with stops: 2-3 hours. Back to Hotel by 10 a.m. or 10: 30 a.m. Flight distance of 62 k.m. / 39 miles from Kathmandu to Langtang Valley at Kyanjin Gompa, and 41 km / 26 miles to Gosainkunda from Kathmandu.

Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour, a fascinating ride on a spacious chopper, a short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport. After getting clearance from the security at the airport, then reach the Helipad. Received by the captain of the chopper and airline crews, after short introduction with the pilot.

Board in the comfort of nice seating helicopter, passengers can have the pleasure seating next to the pilot. If the co-pilot is not flying, as the chopper takes off enjoy the panorama of Kathmandu city and the valley. Heading high the pilot then heads North-West towards Central Himalayas where Langtang Himal is located.

Overlooking grand vista of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal as far towards Annapurna in the far west with Jugal Himal towards east. An amazing flight flying across high green hills covered in dense forest of rhododendron, pines and fir trees.

Slowly the helicopter heads above the tree lines reaching a wide valley of Langtang; then landing near a lovely settlement of Kyanjin Gompa.

Enjoy the dramatic scenery of rolling hills with series of snow-capped peaks of Langtang Himal as far towards Dorje Lakpa. Time permitting visit the Kyanjin Gompa settlement with many good lodge for the trekkers. A nice way to catch glimpse of local culture of native Tamang, the main tribes of Langtang region.

After a refreshing stop enjoying the grand surrounding scenery, board in the helicopter for next destination. The helicopter flies high above hills dotted with farm terraces and villages, then reaching Gosainkunda, situated on a basin.Surrounded by rocky hills, towering cliffs and snow peaks, a spectacular location the holiest of all holy sites for all Hindu followers. At Gosainkunda an annual religious festival event is held in the month of August, as per Hindu Lunar Calendar. Which is called ‘Janai Purnima’, falls in the time of full moon and auspicious day to visit Gosainkunda Lake. As well around other ponds located on high Himalayas, thousands of devotees and pilgrims pay homage to Lord Shiva.

A small shrine and temple of Shiva located by the shore of holy Gosainkunda Lake; the menfolk takes a bath and a cool dip. The belief is it relinquishes the sins of a hundreds life time, and the day to change holy thread. Performed by men and teenage boys with worship and prayers.

From this holy site of Gosainkunda, after a holy visit for devotees can have time for short prayer, worship and offering. Return journey a short flight of less than an hour to land at Kathmandu airport, after a refreshing and exciting experience on Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour.

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