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Langtang Trek with Heli Return

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  • Duration 5 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Langtang, Kyanjin Ri
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 4773m / 15655 ft
  • Trip Type Trek With Helicopter Return
  • Transport Private vehicle & Helicopter while returning
  • Accommodation Tea house



Langtang valley trek with helicopter return is a short and luxurious adventure in the Langtang region which is located on the north side of Kathmandu. These days, many people are choosing to take the quick heli return trek to Langtang Valley since it is the easiest, most luxurious, and fastest way to complete the trip. The 5-day short trek to Langtang valley with Heli return takes you to the beautiful, Langtang National Park, where you may explore both historic and modern homes.

Langtang Helicopter Trek Package is the best way to enjoy the Langtang area, which is home to Langtang Lirung 7,246 glory. The fantastic Langtang Helicopter Trek Itinerary 2023–2024 offers you a trek that combines the excitement of a thrilling helicopter ride all across mountain scenery with the adventure of an exciting trek between locations. Hence, Langtang Heli Hike 2023 is an exciting helicopter experience of Langtang Lirung, the tallest mountain in the Langtang area. This is unquestionably one of the exciting and thrilling rides that offer you an inspiring trek and a spectacular helicopter return from Langtang.

The best part of the trip is going through the Langtang village's ethnic Tamang settlements and arriving at Kyangjin Gompa monastery, Tserko Ri mountain, and the breathtaking Tsona lakes. The second-best aspect of this relaxing trek is returning to Kathmandu by helicopter, which offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lush valleys.

Attractions of Langtang Helicopter Return Trek

  • Stunning views of Langtang mountain range
  • Cultural immersion with visits to local villages and monasteries
  • Opportunity to spot various wildlife species, including the endangered red panda
  • Trek through beautiful forests, rivers, and alpine meadows
  • Unique and thrilling heli experience with bird's eye views of the Himalayas and Langtang valley.
  • Hike to the Tserko Ri ridge's highest point (4,984m)
  • Kyanjin Gompa and a nearby cheese factory
  • picturesque Tsona lakes surrounded by mountains
  • Views of Dorje Lakpa, Langshisha, Gang Chenpo, Yala Peak, and Langtang Lirung up close.

Langtang Valley Helicopter Trek Route

The route for Langtang Trekking with Heli Ride begins in SyabruBesi, which is about 9 hours from Kathmandu. With the Langtang Heli Trek Map, we will then follow the Langtang Heli Trek Route along the Bhote Koshi River, connecting us to the lush, green woods and Tamang settlements.

You will trek from Syabrubesi to Langtang and the Lama Hotel while experiencing breathtaking natural and cultural splendor.

On the final day of the trek, you will take a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu while taking in the breathtaking scenery. Without a doubt, when it is completed, this journey will become one of your favorites. It will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you won't be able to easily forget. As a result, both NTA and Langtang Heli Trek Vacation are ready for you.

Difficulty of Langtang Valley Helicopter Return Trek

Langtang Valley Trek with heli return is considered a moderate to difficult trek, with some challenging ascents and descents. The trek starts at an altitude of 1,440 meters and reaches a maximum altitude of 4,984 meters at Tserko Ri. The trail passes through beautiful forests, meadows, and traditional villages, but it also involves steep uphill climbs and steep downhill descents.

The heli return from Kyanjin Gompa makes the trek less physically demanding, but the high altitude can still pose a challenge to some trekkers. It is essential to take necessary precautions, including proper acclimatization, hydration, and proper rest.

However, Langtang Valley Trek with heli return is a rewarding experience that requires a reasonable level of fitness and endurance. With proper preparation, anyone can complete the trek and enjoy the spectacular views of the Himalayas.

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    Langtang Valley Trek with Heli return starts with a long drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, which is the gateway to Langtang National Park. The journey takes around 7 to 8 hours by jeep, and the road passes through several small towns and scenic landscapes.

    The drive takes you through the winding road, providing you with breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges, including the Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Dorje Lakpa. The road crosses several suspension bridges over the Trishuli River and passes through the lush green hills of Langtang National Park.

    Finally, you will reach Syabrubesi, a small town situated on the banks of the Langtang River. The town is the starting point of the Langtang Valley Trek, where you will spend the first night in a local tea house.

    The journey from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi is a long but rewarding one, providing you with a glimpse of the beautiful Nepali countryside and setting the tone for the rest of your Langtang Helicopter Return Trek.

      After a hearty breakfast at our lodge in Syabrubesi, we start our trek towards Lama Hotel. The trail gradually ascends through a dense forest, following the Langtang Khola (river) upstream. We pass through small villages and settlements, encountering friendly locals along the way. We cross a suspension bridge and continue uphill until we reach Bamboo, where we stop for lunch.

      After lunch, we continue our trek, following the river and ascending further. The trail becomes steeper and more challenging, with numerous switchbacks and rocky sections. We pass through beautiful forests of oak, rhododendron, and bamboo, and may spot some wildlife along the way, such as langur monkeys and Himalayan Thar.

      As we reach the end of the day's trek, we arrive at Lama Hotel, a small village situated at an altitude of 2380 meters. The village is surrounded by beautiful forests and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. We check into our lodge and enjoy a hot dinner, followed by a restful night's sleep in preparation for the next day's trek.

        After having breakfast at Lama Hotel, we will continue our trek towards Langtang. We will follow the Langtang Khola, crossing several suspension bridges and passing through lush forests of oak and rhododendron.

        Along the way, we will pass through small settlements such as Gumanchok, Ghoda Tabela, and Thangshyap, which offer amazing views of Langtang Lirung and other snow-capped peaks. We will stop for lunch at a teahouse in Ghoda Tabela.

        After lunch, we will continue our trek, passing through the beautiful village of Langtang, which was devastated by the earthquake in 2015 but has since been rebuilt. The village is inhabited by the Tamang people, who are known for their rich culture and hospitality.

        We will reach Langtang by the late afternoon, where we will check into a teahouse for the night. Langtang is a beautiful village surrounded by snow-capped peaks and offers amazing views of the valley. In the evening, we can explore the village and interact with the locals.

          On day 4 of the Langtang Valley trek with helicopter return, you will trek from Langtang (3430m) to Kyanjing Gumpa (3870m). This is a relatively short trek of around 3-4 hours, but the elevation gain is significant, so it may be challenging. You will pass through beautiful rhododendron forests and cross several streams and suspension bridges along the way.

          Once you arrive in Kyanjing Gumpa, you will have the opportunity to explore the area. You can take a hike to Langtang glacier, which is a spectacular sight to behold. The glacier is a vast expanse of ice and snow, surrounded by towering peaks. The hike to the glacier is around 3-4 hours round-trip.

          Alternatively, you can take a hike to Kyanjin Ri, which is a peak that offers stunning panoramic views of the Langtang range. The hike to Kyanjin Ri is around 5-6 hours round-trip, but the views from the top are well worth the effort.

          After your hike, you can explore the Kyanjing Gumpa village, which is a quaint and charming place with several lodges and a cheese factory. You can sample some of the local cheese, which is made from yak milk and is a specialty of the region.

          The fourth day of the Langtang Valley trek with helicopter return is an exciting day filled with hiking, exploration, and breathtaking views. Stay overnight at a local teahouse.

            After an adventurous trekking journey in the beautiful Langtang region, it's time to head back to Kathmandu. Instead of trekking all the way back, we will be taking a helicopter ride from Kyanjing.

            We will start our day with breakfast at the teahouse in Kyanjing. Then, we will board the helicopter and enjoy a scenic flight over the Langtang valley. The breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and Tibetan peaks, will be a lifetime memory.

            The helicopter will drop us off at the airport in Kathmandu. From there, we will transfer to the hotel and rest for the day. In the evening, we can explore the vibrant streets of Thamel and celebrate the successful completion of our Langtang valley with helicopter return trek.

            Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

            What's Included

            • Airport Transfer Service
            • Meals planned for the trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
            • All local transportation as per the itinerary.
            • Helicopter ride from Kyanjing Gompa to Kathmandu.
            • Entrance fees to national parks.
            • Trekking permits.
            • Accommodation in twin-sharing local lodges or best accessible locations, Guide and porters' salaries, insurance, food, and lodging.
            • Basic first aid kit.

            What's Excluded

            • Any kind of soft or hard drinks
            • Tips and Gratitude
            • Hotel night, as well as activities and sightseeing in Kathmandu.
            • Personal expenses.
            • Extra stay in Kathmandu due to any reasons.
            Departure Dates

            Nepal Trek Adventures offer fixed departure dates for the years 2023,2024,2025, and so on. The dates listed below are on the special quoted price for a small group joining basis trip. Select one of our scheduled departure dates to book your trip to Nepal. For private bookings, you may make reservations on any date of your choice, from our "Book a Private Tour" section for private group departure or single traveler basis.

            For the years 2023, 2024,2025 and so on, we are open to accepting any dates in private group departure or single traveler basis on your convenient date.Click the Book Now section below to reserve your seat for the dates of your choices.

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            Food and Accommodation 

            Food for Langtang Valley Trek With Helicopter Return

            During the trek, you can expect to have three meals a day provided by the teahouses or lodges along the trail. The food typically consists of Nepali and Tibetan dishes, including dal bhat (lentil soup and rice), momos (dumplings), and thukpa (noodle soup). You can also find some western dishes such as pasta, pizza, and burgers. It's advisable to carry some snacks or energy bars to keep you going during the trek.

            Accommodation for Langtang Valley Trek With Helicopter Return

            You'll stay in tea houses or lodges along the trail, which provide basic accommodation facilities. The rooms are typically small, with two beds and a shared bathroom. The rooms may not have heating, so it's essential to carry warm clothing and a sleeping bag. The tea houses also have a common dining area where you can meet other trekkers and enjoy the warmth of a fire stove.

            Best Season for Langtang Valley Trek With Helicopter Return

            The best time to go for the Langtang trek with a helicopter return is during the autumn months of September to November or the spring months of March to May. During these times, the weather is generally clear and dry, and the views are spectacular. However, the Langtang region can be visited throughout the year, but some seasons may have more rainfall or snow, which can affect the trekking trails and helicopter flights. It's always best to check the weather conditions and consult with a local travel agency for the latest updates and recommendations.

            Travel Insurance for Langtang Valley Trek With Helicopter Return

            It is recommended to have travel insurance when going on a trek or any kind of trip to ensure that you are covered in case of any emergencies or unforeseen circumstances. When taking a Langtang trek with helicopter return, it is even more important to have travel insurance as it involves high-altitude trekking and helicopter travel. Make sure to read the insurance policy carefully and understand what it covers and what it doesn't. It is also advisable to inform the insurance company about the specifics of your trip to ensure that you have adequate coverage.

            Permits for Langtang Valley Trek With Helicopter Return

            Generally, a TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card and a Langtang National Park Entry Permit are required to trek in the Langtang region. Additionally, a helicopter return may require a separate permit or arrangement with a licensed helicopter service provider. You don't have to worry about it as everything will be arranged by NTA

            What Our Clients Say
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              Emily WilsonUnited States,February 22, 2023

              5 days Langtang Valley Trek with Helicopter Return

              The 5 days Langtang Valley Trek with Helicopter Return with NTA was an incredible experience. The trek offered stunning views of the Langtang Himalayas and was a perfect blend of adventure and natural beauty. The helicopter return was a cherry on top as it allowed us to enjoy the stunning scenery from the sky. The itinerary was well-planned and allowed us enough time to acclimatize to the altitude. The guide and porter provided by NTA were professional and courteous. It was a memorable trip and I would highly recommend it to everyone who wants to experience the beauty of Nepal.

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              John MartinezUnited States,February 21, 2023

              Excellent Langtang Valley trek with Helicopter Return with Breathtaking Scenery

              I recently completed the Langtang Valley trek with helicopter return and it was an amazing experience. The five-day trek was challenging but totally worth it, as we were rewarded with some of the most stunning views of the Himalayas. The Langtang Valley is simply breathtaking with its snow-capped peaks, colorful prayer flags, and peaceful monasteries. The helicopter ride back was also an incredible experience, as we got to see the mountain range from a different perspective. Our guide was knowledgeable, and experienced and took good care of us throughout the trek. Overall, I highly recommend this trek to anyone who loves adventure and wants to experience the natural beauty of Nepal.


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