Langtang Helicopter Tour

Langtang Helicopter Tour

Trip Overview

• Scenic flight over the verdant Langtang National Park and the sacred Gosainkunda Lake 
• Landing at Kyanjin Monastery with time for exploration
• Chance to witness the lifestyle, culture and hospitality of the Tamang people
• Aerial views of numerous peaks including Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Langshisa Ri, Lakpa Dorje,  Yala Peak, Naya Kanga, Gaurishankar and more

1 Day(s)
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All the year
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Langtang Helicopter Tour is the fastest way to experience breathtaking mountain vistas from Kathmandu. Situated just over 50 kilometers north of Kathmandu, the Langtang region is known for its lush hills and pristine valleys decorated with numerous glacial lakes and mountain ranges in the backdrop. Home to the Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges along with Gosainkunda, Dudhkunda, Bhairavkunda and numerous other lakes, Langtang offers a lot of promising possibilities to its visitors. 

The Langtang National Park, which covers most of the region, is a sanctuary for various rare species of wildlife such as the red Panda, Himalayan bears, deer, monkeys, pheasants and much more. Apart from the wildlife and scenery, the region is also quite blessed in terms of culture. The locals living in these valleys mostly comprise of Tamang who have managed to keep their culture and traditions untouched by modernization.

The Langtang Helicopter Tour isn’t all about aerial views and scenery either. You will have almost an hour of ground time at Kyanjin Gompa. Witness stunning mountain vistas, visit the Kyanjin monastery, explore the cheese factory or simply mingle with locals and get a glimpse into their lifestyle and culture, you may spend the time however you see fit

The whole tour can be completed in a little over 2 hours. The difficulty of this tour is also only the bare minimum as most of the travelling is done via helicopter or vehicle. If you want to explore the Langtang region but are short on time, limited by physical constraints or simply want to enjoy the sight of stunning mountain vistas in the shortest amount of time, the Langtang Helicopter Tour might be the ideal tour for you.

Muktinath Trips offers the Langtang Helicopter Tour at the best price. If you would like to check out another Heli tour in the region, take a look at our Gosainkunda Pilgrimage Heli Tour. If you are interested in exploring other parts of Nepal, check out the Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour and Upper Mustang Heli Tour instead! 

Trip Itineraries

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You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Kathmandu airport via private transport. Once all preparations are complete, the Langtang Helicopter Tour will start as you take off from Kathmandu. Heading north of Kathmandu, you will witness your first aerial views of the Nepali terrain comprising of countless green hills, valleys and lush forests with the cerulean sky and glistening mountains as the backdrop. Soon, we will have entered the Langtang Valley as you’ll surely notice, courtesy of the rapidly changing landscape and vegetation.

Flying over numerous Tamang villages while admiring the close aerial view of snowcapped peaks, we will eventually land at Kyanjin Gompa (3,860m). Kyanjin is a high altitude Tamang settlement in the Langtang National Park. You will have almost an hour of ground time for exploration. The major points of interest here include the government-run Cheese Factory as well as the Kyanjin monastery itself. After exploring and having breakfast-tea, we will head back to our heli for the return journey.

Once more, you will be able to enjoy the eagle’s eye view of Langtang Lirung, Langshisa Ri, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa and Yala Peak among various others spread across the region. Also remember to capture pics of the sacred Gosainkunda Lake if you missed it earlier. Soon we’ll be back at the capital and the whole journey will have been completed in just around 2 hours or so. 

Costs & Includes

What's Included

• Helicopter charter fee.
• One professional English speaking tour guide during the trip.
• All necessary ground transportation by private vehicle. 
• All government taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges and official expenses.
• Emergency oxygen stored in the Heli

Not Included

• International air fare to/ from Nepal.
• Nepal Entry Visa fees 
• Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
• Tips and gratuities provided to staff.
• Personal Expenses (Drinks, Phone Calls, Internet, Batteries etc.)