Langtang Helicopter Tour

The Langtang Helicopter Tour presents an exceptional opportunity to discover the magnificent Langtang Valley and its surrounding Himalayan landscapes in Nepal. Situated within the Langtang National Park, the Langtang Valley is renowned for its awe-inspiring mountain vistas, charming villages, and diverse flora and fauna. This helicopter tour offers a convenient and exhilarating way to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and cultural heritage of the region, all within a short span of time.

Commencing from Kathmandu, the Langtang Helicopter Tour begins with a pick-up from your hotel, followed by a transfer to the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport. Upon arrival, you will receive a comprehensive pre-flight briefing from either your pilot or a representative of the helicopter tour company. This briefing will encompass vital safety instructions, essential information about the tour, and an opportunity for you to seek clarification on any queries you may have.

Subsequently, you will board a state-of-the-art helicopter that has been specifically designed for high-altitude flights and meticulously maintained. Equipped with comfortable seating and expansive windows, the helicopter ensures an optimal viewing experience of the breathtaking landscapes.

As the helicopter ascends from Kathmandu, you will be treated to captivating aerial views of the city, gradually transitioning from its bustling streets and iconic landmarks to the verdant panoramas of the Kathmandu Valley. The flight towards the Langtang region unveils a mesmerizing tapestry of terraced fields, dense forests, and meandering rivers, providing a glimpse into the rustic allure of Nepal.

Upon nearing the Langtang Valley, the helicopter will soar above picturesque villages inhabited by Tamang and Sherpa communities. These villages are renowned for their distinctive culture, warm hospitality, and adherence to traditional ways of life. From an aerial perspective, you will witness the traditional houses, terraced fields, and the daily activities of the locals, offering a captivating insight into the region’s rural lifestyle.

During the continuation of the flight, you will have the opportunity to soar above the Langtang National Park, which is known for its diverse range of plants and animals. If you’re fortunate, you may even catch a glimpse of rare species like the Red Panda, Himalayan Thar, and various types of birds. The helicopter will bring you closer to the magnificent snow-capped peaks of the Langtang range, including Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, and Ganesh Himal, providing awe-inspiring views of these towering mountains.

Depending on the weather conditions, the helicopter may make a stop at Kyanjin Gompa, a picturesque village located in the Langtang Valley. Here, you will have the chance to disembark and explore the area on foot. You can take a short hike to a viewpoint, visit the ancient Buddhist monastery, and admire the breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains and glaciers.

After spending some time on the ground, you will board the helicopter for the return flight to Kathmandu. This journey back will give you another opportunity to appreciate the panoramic views of the Langtang Valley and the Himalayan peaks. You will have plenty of time to soak in the natural beauty and capture unforgettable photographs of this remarkable region.

Upon landing in Kathmandu, you will be transferred back to your hotel, marking the end of your unforgettable Langtang Helicopter Tour. This experience allows you to witness the untouched beauty of the Langtang Valley, immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage, and marvel at the grandeur of the Himalayas, all within a relatively short period of time.

Langtang Helicopter Tour Outline itinerary:

  • Phase 01: Departure from the hotel
  • Phase 02: Fly from Kathmandu (1,400m/ 4,593ft) to Kyanjin Gompa (3860m/12,664 ft)
  • Phase 03: Explore Langtang Region. (3860m/12,664 ft)
  • Phase 04: Fly from Kyanjin Gompa (3860m/13664 ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/ 4,593ft)
  • Phase 05: Drive back to the hotel

Trip Info

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  • 3860m
  • Whole Year
  • 10

Overview

  • Tour Duration: 3-4 hours
  • Highest Altitude: 38,60m/12,664 ft above sea level
  • Transportation: Overland & flight
  • Group size: 1 to 5 (maximum)
  • Best Season: March-May & Sept-Nov

Highlights

  • Aerial view of the landscapes and the Himalayas.
  • Bird’s eye view of Langtang National Park, Oak, and pine forest with blooming rhododendron and sacred Gosaikunda lake.
  • Eye-catching close to the mountains like Langtang Lirung (7246m/23772ft), Gang Chhenpo (6388m/20958ft), Naya Kangri (5846m/19179ft), and Dorje Lakpa (6966m/22854ft).
  • Stop by Kyanjin Gompa and Yak Cheese Factory.
  • Exploration of Tamang and Gurung settlement areas.

Itinerary

Phase 01:Departure from the hotel

Duration: 30 mins

One of our representatives will pick you from the hotel with the sunrise and escort you to the Tribhuvan International Airport. During this quick drive, you can get closer to the morning life of the people in the capital.

Phase 02: Fly from Kathmandu (1,400m/ 4,593ft) to Kyanjin Gompa (3860m/12,664 ft)

Highest altitude: 3860m/12,664 ft

Duration: 30 mins

After completing the regular security procedure in the Airport, you shall board the plane. We will fly over the city’s suburbs soon greeted by green hills, scattered stone houses, thick forest, and sceneries like never before. As we fly north, we will enter the Langtang region with a spectacular ariel view of the Himalayas, Langtang National Park, Gosaikunda Lake, and lush rhododendron forest. After having a bird’s eye view of the area, we will land in Kyanjin Valley.

Phase 03: Explore Langtang Region. (3860m/12,664 ft)

Highest altitude: 3860m/12,664 ft

Duration: 30 mins

As soon as we land in Kyanjin Valley, we will be welcomed with colorful Buddhist flags and a cold breeze of the Himalayas on our cheeks. You’ll be on the foot of Langtang Lirung (7246m/23772ft), Gang Chhenpo (6388m/20958ft), Naya Kangri (5846m/19179ft), and Dorje Lakpa (6966m/22854ft). The perfect moment to capture in your lenses! You’ll explore the Kyanjin Gompa monastery, which is believed to be six centuries old and has the statutes of Lord Buddha. You’ll get enough time to explore the lifestyle of the highlanders and the Yak Cheese Factory, carrying their tradition.

Phase 04: Fly from Kyanjin Gompa (3860m/12,664 ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/ 4,593ft)

Highest altitude: 3860m/12,664 ft

Duration: 30 mins

After exploring the famous Kyanjin Gompa and the places nearby, with enough moments captured in your eyes and your lenses, we shall have one last ariel look at the place and fly back to Kathmandu. Your flight back won’t be any less thrilling. You’ll fly over the green hills to the city of temples, Kathmandu.

Phase 05: Drive back to the hotel

Duration: 30 mins

We shall land at the Airport after around an hour of the flight. Our representatives will help you complete the airport protocols and drive you back to the hotel. You can then celebrate this thrilling trip to the capital, Kathmandu.

Includes/Excludes

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up & final departure by private vehicle from Kathmandu Hotel
  • All needed permit & national park fees.
  • Helicopter Transport shares basic
  • Government tax & service charge.

Price Excludes

  • Extra an activities, in case if you have an extra day on your holidays.
  • All kind of drinks as like mineral water, beer, tea, coffee, juice, Coke, Fanta, and hard drinks.
  • Travel insurance.

FAQ's

When is a suitable time to tour Langtang?

The most suitable weather for traveling in the Langtang region is in chilly autumn (September to November) and beautiful spring (March-May). The roads and skies are clear then, and you will get an opportunity to relish some lovely panorama of the peaks. You will witness the enriched vegetation and get to see a pleasant environment.

Is the Langtang Heli tour safe?

Safety is our primary concern. Since the weather and landscapes of Nepal are very challenging, we do not fly without the comprehensive study of the wind pattern and the weather in the Langtang region. We execute our tour only with the green signal from our experts.

What are Nepal's visa requirements?

Before traveling to Nepal, you must first obtain a Nepal visa. Except for India, all travelers from other countries requires to have it. Once you are in Nepal, you can apply for this visa. Then, send your passport, which must be valid for at least six months after the tour begins.

What are the required documents for the Langtang Heli Tour?

While traveling to this region, you might require various documents of your information. Hence be careful about your documents while traveling to the Langtang Region. Some of the essential documents are:

  • Your Passports
  • TIMs cards
  • Your ATM

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Langtang Helicopter Tour
From $665
/ Adult