Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 1 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Transportation By Helicopter
Accomodation Ask for Reservation
Price US $ 1450
Trip Style Tour
Meals Breakfast (Pay Extra)
Max. Altitude 4610 meters
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Trip Highlights

Spotlights of Gosaikunda helicopter tour

  • Helicopter flyover through the Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda Lake
  • Panoramic views of mountain ranges of the Langtang region
  • Langtang National Park
  • Sightseeing around Kyanjin Gompa (monastery)
  • Encounter the diverse natural and religious topography 
  • Both aerial and terrestrial views of the chains of Kundas (lakes), dense forest of rhododendron, pine, and maple, and mountains like Dorje Lakpa (6966 meters), Langtang Lirung (7246 meters), and Ganesh Himal (7422 meters)
  • Mesmerizing sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas
  • Exposure towards the lifestyle and culture of local people

Gosaikunda helicopter tour is the shortest ride to the religious pilgrimage site Gosaikunda in the Langtang region of Nepal. This tour offers the best panoramic as well as the ground view of high mountains, lakes, lush green forests, monasteries, and so on. Helicopter flight to Gosaikunda lasts for around 3 to 4 hours including both helicopter landing and flying time.

A helicopter ride to Gosaikunda is obviously one of the best adventure activities in Nepal. If you want to visit Gosaikunda via trekking, it will take around 7 to 8 days to complete the distance but with the helicopter, the time is minimized to the shortest of a few hours. Likewise, with this Gosaikunda helicopter ride, sightseeing around Kyanjin Gompa (monastery) and enjoying the local Sherpa breakfast will be a complimentary treat.

Gosaikunda Lake

Gosaikunda is an alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake that is situated at an altitude of 1,380 meters (14,370 feet) above sea level. It lies in the Langtang region of Nepal and is spread in an area of 13.8 hectares (34 acres). The Gosaikunda arena comprises 108 lakes and Lauribina La pass (at an altitude of 4610 meters [15,120 feet]) on the outskirts. The lake freezes for 6 months (October to June) and melts in the remaining months to form the Trishuli River. Similarly, Gosaikunda lake is a pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists. Visit this remarkable natural and religious site with the shortest and easiest Gosaikunda helicopter tour in Nepal.

Kyanjin Gompa (Monastery)

Kyanjin Gompa (monastery) is one of the most celebrated monasteries in Nepal located at an altitude of 3850 meters above sea level. It is believed that the monastery was built around 700 years ago. Looking over the Himalayan views, dozens of mountains are seen from the area including Lirung, Langtang, Jul, Dorje Lakpa, and Gangchemp. With a Gosaikunda helicopter trip in Nepal, you will be gifted a chance to explore this marvelous spot in the Langtang region of Nepal in a limited time frame.

Best time for Gosaikunda lake helicopter tour

The best time to go for the Langtang Gosaikunda helicopter tour is the months of February, March, April, May, Mid-June, September, October, November, and Mid-December. In these months, the weather is favorable for helicopters to fly and the sky remains clearer for mountainous and greenery vista. However, the helicopter ride operates in other months as well, when the weather condition is good enough to fly helicopters. Just make sure that you check the weather forecast before planning and going for the trip.

Gosaikunda helicopter tour details

  • Trip style: Helicopter tour
  • Trip grade: Easy
  • Trip location: Langtang valley, Nepal
  • Trip duration: Around 4 hours
  • Trip starting point: Kathmandu
  • Trip ending point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum altitude: 4380 meters (Gosaikunda)
  • Average altitude: 2460 meters (Langtang valley)
  • Minimum altitude: 1400 meters (Kathmandu)
  • Landing Point: Gosaikunda lake site, Langtang valley (near Kyanjin monastery) 
  • Backpack Checklist: Long-sleeve shirt, windproof jacket (or down jacket), layer trouser or warm pants, pair of gloves, scarf, sunglasses (UV-protection), lip blam, light snacks (if necessary), sunhat, camera, extra batteries, and other stuff that you think you may need during the trip. But make sure that you carry only essential things so that your backpack remains lighter.

Enjoy this perfectly easy, reliable, flexible, and time-friendly helicopter tour to Langtang Gosaikunda with Nepal Trek Adventure. We offer the travel itinerary in a comparatively lower price range. Yet, the cost may change if there are any modifications in an itinerary. Here, we offer a full customization policy to facilitate our clients to enjoy in their own regard. We are one of the authorized helicopter tour operators in Nepal with experience of more than a decade in organizing treks and tours in Nepal. We have the best, qualified, licensed, and professional team members who will dedicate themselves fully to make your trip worthwhile.

Detailed Itinerary of Gosaikunda Helicopter tour.

06:00 AM - Meet up at your hotel and transfer to Kathmandu airport.

Our company representative will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport. At the airport, after all the formalities like security checks, weight inspection, etc, you will board towards the helipad. Here, the pilot will brief you about the trip and the things that you should take care of during the flight. On the pilot's instruction, you will sit on the helicopter as per arrangement, and fly towards Gosaikunda.

07:00 AM - Fly from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda lake.

Right away, you will fly towards Gosaikunda lake from Kathmandu. It will take around an hour to reach Gosaikunda from Kathmandu airport. En route, you will have mesmerizing views of high mountains like Ganesh Himal, Langtang Ri, Dhaulagiri ranges, etc. alongside a green lush forest of bamboos and rhododendron, valleys, clusters of settlements like Syabru Besi, Dhunche, Thadepati, Kutumsung, Mangengoth, and so on. In the case that you get lucky, you will see endangered wildlife such as Musk Deer and Red Panda in the arena of Langtang National Park.

08:00 AM - Reach Gosaikunda Lake and explore.

You will have around 10 minutes to explore the Gosaikunda lake area. Make the most out of it with the cinematic views of snow-capped mountains, dark and green hills, and most importantly the lakes. You will have an amazing perspective on kundas (ponds) like Gosai Kunda, Bhairab Kunda, Saraswati Kunda, Naga Kunda, Surya Kunda, and many more.

08:30 AM - Fly from Gosaikunda lake to Langtang valley and have breakfast

After exploring around Gosaikunda lake, you will fly towards Langtang valley. It will take around 10 minutes to reach the Langtang valley from the lake site. En route, you will have a view of the natural landscape, diverse topography, and cultural and artistic beauties from the sky. At Langtang valley, you will have the finest outlook of Kyanjin Gompa - one of the most popular, greatest, and oldest monasteries in Nepal. The helicopter will pause at Langtang valley for around 30 minutes. Enjoy the local breakfast with Sherpa people with the views of snowy mountains and hills.

09:00 AM - Fly from Langtang valley to Kathmandu

This is the last stage of the helicopter tour to Gosaikunda. After the photographic moments and delightful breakfast, you will fly towards Kathmandu. It will take about 40 to 50 minutes to reach Kathmandu from Langtang valley. You will take off at Kathmandu with lots of memories of the helicopter flight itself, Himalayan panorama, local settlements, forests and rivers, and so on. Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, the NTA representative will drop you at your hotel in a private vehicle. Here, end your Gosaikunda Kathmandu helicopter tour with us.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour 06:00 AM - Meet up at your hotel and transfer to Kathmandu airport
    07:00 AM - Fly from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda Lake
    08:00 AM - Reach Gosaikunda Lake and explore
    08:30 AM - Fly from Gosaikunda Lake to Langtang Valley and have breakfast
    09:00 AM - Fly from Langtang Valley to Kathmandu

Cost Includes

  • Pick up and drop off from and to Kathmandu Airport
  • Airport gate entry pass
  • Spacious helicopter for a maximum of 5 people (excluding the pilot)
  • Sightseeing as indicated in an itinerary
  • All essential medical kits
  • Oxygen cylinder (in case of need)
  • Government taxes and fuel surcharges

Cost Excludes

  • Health and medical insurances 
  • Any kinds of meal, hard and soft drinks during the trip
  • Any charges incurred due to expansion on the trip itinerary
  • All the personal expenses and travel gears
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