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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 lavish tour in the Langtang region, which is located north of Kathmandu. Many visitors nowadays opt for the quick heli return trek to Langtang Valley because it is the easiest, most luxurious, and fastest method to accomplish the trip. The 5-day short trip to Langtang valley with heli-return takes you to the stunning Langtang National Park, where you may discover both historic and modern dwellings.

Langtang Helicopter Trek Package is the best way to experience the Langtang region, home of Langtang Lirung's 7,246-foot splendor. The spectacular Langtang Helicopter Trek Itinerary 2023–2024 offers a trek that combines the thrill of a mountainous helicopter ride with the adventure of a thrilling trek between locations.

Langtang Heli Hike 2023 is a thrilling helicopter tour of Langtang Lirung, the tallest mountain in the Langtang region. This is certainly one of the most exhilarating and adventurous experiences, offering an amazing hike and a breathtaking helicopter flight back to Langtang.

The highlight of the journey is passing through the ethnic Tamang communities of Langtang village and arriving at Kyangjin Gompa, Tserko Ri mountain, and the stunning Tsona lakes. The second-best part of this relaxing trek is the helicopter ride back to Kathmandu, which provides breathtaking 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.

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            What's Included

            What's Included

            Domestic and International Airport Pickup and Drop-off Services:

            • International Arrival Pickup
            • Domestic airport Pick up transfer to hotel (After the trek) 
            • International Dropoff on your Final Departure Day

            Accommodations Services:

            • 1 Nights in Kathmandu Hotel (Twin Sharing, BB Plan)
            • 4 Nights in Local Tea Houses (Twin Sharing Basis)
            • Option to Upgrade Kathmandu Hotels

            Trekking Permits:

            • Local Government Entry Permit (Trek Card)
            • Langtang National Park Permit
            • Trekkers' Information Management Systems Card (TIMS)

            Helicopter Flights 

            • Helicopter ride from Kyanjing to Kathmandu

            Private Transportation Services

            •  Kathmandu to Syabrubesi  by local bus/jeep.

            Food Services:

            • 4 days of Breakfast (Local and Continental Choice)
            • 5 days of Lunch (Simple and Light Lunch in Tea Houses)
            • 4 days of Dinner (Veg and Non-Veg Meals from the local tea houses Menu)
            • 1 Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu at Best Restaurant
            • Breakfast during stay in Kathmandu 

            Guide/Porter Services:

            • English-speaking government-licensed guide (Minimum 10 Years’ Experience)
            • All Meals for the guide or porter
            • Insurances for Guide & Porter
            • Well-Paid Salary as Per Government Rates
            • Local Sherpa for Carrying Luggage (Up to 20 KGs Max)
            • First-Aid Kit Box Carried by Our Team
            • Trekking Porter Services (Available on Fixed Departure dates; 2 Guests Share 1 Porter)

            What's Excluded

            • Nepal visa fees upon arrival in Nepal
            • Tips and gratitude to the guides, drivers, porters, other staff, etc.
            • Extra-day expenses apart from the scheduled itinerary
            • Personal expenses like drinks, laundry, shopping, personal gear, hot shower, electronic battery recharges, and WiFi
            • All other expenses not included in the cost includes list.
            • Travel Insurance: It must be covered for both medical and emergency evacuations with a minimum value of USD 100,000

            Availability & Private Trip

            For those interested in joining a group tour, we offer a fixed departure date. However, if you prefer to choose your own date for the trip, we encourage you to explore our Book a Private Trip section, which provides the flexibility of booking on any day of your choice, as private trips offer daily availability.

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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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              Arnold RussellUnited Kingdom,March 17, 2023

              Langtang Helicopter Trek with NTA

              My Langtang Helicopter Trek with NTA was truly unforgettable and among the best experiences I've had. The stunning views of the Himalayan range, lush forests, and mesmerizing waterfalls were breathtaking. NTA offered excellent accommodation and high-quality food, while the guide and porter were friendly and knowledgeable. What made this trek even more special was the unique helicopter return that left a lasting impression. I wholeheartedly recommend this adventure with NTA to anyone seeking an immersive experience amidst nature's beauty.

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              Jeff LloydUnited Kingdom,March 08, 2023

              Langtang valley trekking with heli return

              Embarking on Langtang valley trekking with heli return package provided by NTA proved to be an extraordinary adventure. Despite the challenge of the trek, the stunning views made it all worth it. The beauty of the region was unparalleled, leaving us in awe. The highlight of the trip was the helicopter ride back, offering a unique perspective of the landscape, creating an unforgettable experience. Our guide was not only knowledgeable but also provided valuable support throughout the trek. The accommodation and food provided by NTA were top-notch, leaving us feeling satisfied and refreshed each day. Without hesitation, I would highly recommend this adventure to anyone looking for an unforgettable experience in Nepal.


            Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

            Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

            • Expert Guides
              Expert Guides

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              Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, from personalized trip planning to attentive support throughout your journey.

            • Flexibility

              We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

            • Unmatched Value
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              We strive to provide the best value for your money, with competitive pricing and transparent, all-inclusive pricing that eliminates hidden fees.


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