Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

gosaikunda helicopter tour

Trip Facts

  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Helicopter
  • 5 People Max
  • Fitness not Required
  • Spring & Autumn
  • English/Nepali
  • 4,380 m

Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour lies close to the Tibetan border, north of Kathmandu, Nepal.

It is one of the best and fastest ways to explore one of the holy regions of Nepal.

Flying in a helicopter over the Langtang region’s holy Gosaikunda lake provides a sweeping view of many kundas in this region. Actually, there are 108 Kunda (Lakes) around this area, mainly Saraswati Kunda, Bhairab Kunda, Surya Kunda, Naga Kunda, and Gosaikunda are famous among the pilgrims.

This Helicopter Ride to Gosaikunda offers the most comfortable and incredible opportunity to experience the Langtang region of breathtaking landscapeNepal’s breathtaking landscape.

Gosaikunda Trek is undoubtedly one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal. However, the trek requires 7-8 days with a proper physical condition. Those people prohibited by any of these criteria should opt for this short Helicopter Package to Gosaikunda. It will take merely about 2-3 hours of your time.

As part of Langtang National Park, Gosaikunda is one of the most well-known drawing points and is often considered the crown jewel for trekkers and pilgrimage. This national park is home to a variety of wildlife, hiking trails, and camping areas.

Gosaikunda Lake is a pilgrimage place for all Hindus and Buddhists. During the Janai Purnima festival, all the devotees from around many places and even the Indian tourists come to take a holy dip in the lake.

Langtang Valley is home to beautiful viewpoints and stunning mountain wonders. Look out below and enjoy the mountain views as chopper fly pass, see places such as Langtang glacier, Khumjung Ri, and Langtang Valley.

It is one of the best ways to reach and enjoy the mesmerizing scenery of this Gosaikunda area.

Langtang Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour is easy, flexible, reliable, and perfect for those who desire to view the mountains and lake but lack time and physical conditions for trekking. So fly with us as excellent mountain vistas, and natural serene awaits you!

You will have a great time and an unforgettable memory with Air Dynasty Heli Tours.

Experience prestigious holy Gosaikunda Lake in a whole new way, on board a luxury helicopter of the Air Dynasty! We have many helicopter tour options to choose from, whether you desire a one-day helicopter tour over Annapurna Base Camp or one hour Kathmandu valley tour.

Major Highlights of Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

  • Fly over Gosaikunda trail through beautiful Langtang valley and land Gosaikunda Lake high from sea level
  • You will witness 360-degree Himalayan views of the whole Langtang region
  • Flight over splendid diverse and natural topography
  • Langtang National Park
  • Outstanding view of chains of Kundas (Lakes)
  • Explore the pilgrimage site Gosaikunda Lake
  • Aerial view of the dense forest of Pine, Maple, and Rhododendron
  • Beautiful sunset and sunrise views over the Himalayas
  • Close insight into the culture and lifestyle of the local Tamang people
  • Magnificent views of high peaks like Ganesh Himal (7,422 meters), Langtang Lirung (7,246 meters), and Dorje Lakpa (6,966 meters)

Outline Itinerary

7:00 AM: Get Transfer to Kathmandu International Airport

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM: Fly from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda Lake

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM: Fly from Gosainkunda to Langtang Valley for Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Fly back from Langtang Valley to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary for Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour

Day 1
7:00 AM: Get Transfer to Kathmandu International Airport

Early in the morning, one of our representatives will receive you from the hotel. They will help you to get transfer to the domestic terminal of an international airport. After going through all airport processes, you will get to the helicopter for an exciting Gosaikunda heli trip.

Day 2
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Fly from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda Lake

The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour begins in Kathmandu Valley. Once the chopper starts to fly, you will be amazed by the breathtaking views of lush green hills and valleys, spectacular vistas of the Dhaulagiri range, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang Ri.

During this aerial tour, you will witness beautiful small settlements such as Dhunche, Syabru Besi, Thadepati, Mangengoth, Kutumsung, and so on. You will also see the beautiful view of Chandan Bari, a dense forest of Rhododendrons and Bamboos. If you are so lucky, you will witness some endangered wild species such as Red Panda, Musk Deer inside the Langtang National Park.

Fly over the jaw-dropping Gosaikunda Lake with this limited-time offer. After landing for a few minutes at the Gosaikunda area, you will fly back to Langtang Valley for breakfast. You will enjoy the wonderful views of the Kynajin Gompa.

Day 3
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Fly from Gosainkunda to Langtang Valley for Breakfast

After exploring Gosaikunda Lake, you will fly to Langtang Valley for breakfast. On the way to Langtang valley, once again, you will enjoy a glimpse of the diverse landscape, culture, and nature with a panoramic view of the Langtang Himalayan range. It will take a 10-15 minutes scenic route to Langtang Valley on the chopper. See the famous Kyanjin Gompa trail dotting the oldest monasteries, gompas, and chortens. You will land at Langtang Valley for half an hour for the hot Sherpa breakfast. Enjoy your hearty breakfast and once again get up close and personal with the iconic Langtang and Dhaulagiri mountain range.

Day 4
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM: Fly back from Langtang Valley to Kathmandu

After enjoying the hearty breakfast with the magnificent Langtang Himalayan range, you will fly back to Kathmandu by Helicopter. The mountain flight back to Kathmandu is truly breathtaking, where your eyes strike with the mind-blowing Himalayan sceneries. With full of great memories, you will head to the hotel in Kathmandu.

Price Includes

  • By Thrilling Helicopter.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary.
  • Airport tax and government tax.
  • Passenger insurance.
  • Any meals , accommodation or drinks.

Price Excludes

  • Lunch/Dinner Bills.
  • Clients insurance, items of personal nature.
  • Expenses due to Medical evacuation,etc
  • Tips ,etc .

Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour FAQs in Nepal

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1. How long does it take to reach Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu?

Gosaikunda is 44 km from Kathmandu. The total Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour takes around 4 hours to complete with landing time.

2. How long do we land at Gosaikunda?

The landing time at Gosaikunda will depend on weather conditions and forecasts. Normally, we will land in 20-25 minutes.

3. How high does a helicopter fly?

During this short heli tour, the maximum altitude will be 4,380 meters at Gosaikunda Lake. For this particular helicopter trip, the helicopter ascends over 4,500 meters.

4. Do we land at more stops other than Gosaikunda Lake?

Yes, we land at Langtang Valley for breakfast. Since the trip is fairly short, we will stop for a short period only for breakfast.

5. Is it possible to join any other groups for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour?

If you are a solo traveler, you can join any other groups for a helicopter tour to Gosaikunda. If you want to join the group for this tour, you will need to contact us. We will manage your Gosaikunda Heli tour as per your preference.

6. What is the weight limit for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour?

Every helicopter flight has a weight limit. The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour also has a weight limit. Basically, in this mountain flight tour, five people per helicopter. And 100 kg/person is the average weight for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour. Thus, the total capacity of a helicopter is 500 kg. However, if it will be hard to manage weight, we will take an extra shuttle for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour.

7. Is there any extra hidden cost during this trip?

There are no extra hidden charges during this heli trip. The cost will include hotel pick up and drops, transfer to the hotel, and your permit. All services and taxes are included in this package. For the extra items such as snacks and drinks, you need to pay by yourself.

8. Do you carry oxygen cylinders in case of emergency?

Most of our clients enjoy their flight with comfort; however, if some guests are prone to altitude sickness, we carry oxygen cylinders for an emergency.

9. How can I book the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour?

For booking, you can call us directly to talk with an Air Dynasty representative, +977 9801089845, or email at booking@airdynastyheli.com.

10. Can everyone do the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour?

Yes, Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour is perfect for everyone: from a child to an older adult. Even if you are physically unable to do the Gosaikunda trek, you can indulge in this wonderful Helicopter tour in Nepal. It is specially designed for those who have time constraints and physical challenges but still want to experience and witness the Langtang region of Nepal’s magical mountain range.

Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour Cost

The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour Cost will also depend on the customer-required services by customers. If there will be extra facilities, the Gosaikunda Helicopter tour price will slightly rise. Further, the total size of the group, individual and group joining, single of a couple of pax make a difference in the cost of Gosaikunda Helicopter Landing Tour.

The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour Price starts from USD 250. If you have a group of 5 people with your own families and friends for the Gosaikunda Heli tour, you have to pay jointly; the cost will be USD 250 per person.

There is also an option to charter a private helicopter for USD 1200 if you wish to travel alone. If you are not comfortable sharing a flight with unknown groups, you can opt for a private helicopter flight. A chartered Helicopter to Gosaikunda Lake offers you the luxury to fly alone without any issues. If you wish, you can add a private guide who will keep you well informed about the location that you visit.

Personal Checklist for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

During the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour, we advise our customers to dress comfortably, which is suitable for the current weather conditions in Gosaikunda Lake. You can wear Closed-toed shoes for landing in Gosaikunda Lake.

Typically, during the morning, the temperature falls below the freezing level around the Gosaikunda area. You should also wear and carry high SPF sunscreen as there would be high UV rays at a high altitude. You can also bring light snacks, including some chocolates, dry fruits, or an energy bar.

Here is the list of the items you should bring and wear on the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour;

  • Windproof Down Jacket
  • Warm Fleecing Trousers
  • Long Sleeve T-shirts
  • Water Bottle
  • Toiletries (Toilet Paper and Wet Pipes)
  • Sunglass
  • Lip Balm
  • Scarf
  • Camera with Spare Batteries and Memory Card

Best Time for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

The biggest advantage of seeing the Gosaikunda Lake on a helicopter tour is that you are not at the mercy of muddy, slippery trails, closed roads, heavy rainfall, or snowfall. Basically, Air Dynasty offers the Gosaikunda Helicopter tour package all around the year. However, the ideal time to visit for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour would be the autumn and spring season.

Spring (March-May) Season

Spring is one of the best seasons for the Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour to see the best of its nature from the high above. The weather is moderate. You will witness colorful rhododendrons blooming everywhere, filling the mountain trails. The sky is also clear and the mountain visibility is superb. The weather is neither too hot nor too cold. For trekking also this time is perfect!

Summer/ Monsoon (June-August) Season

Summer, with its long and sunny days, has the ideal weather for a Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour.

The climate is warm and quite pleasant. There is heavy rainfall in the summer season, and the water level of the rivers and streams will rise above. Also, because of heavy rainfall, flight schedules are somewhat unpredictable. But on a clear day, the views are unparalleled, and you will get a unique glimpse of Gosaikunda Lake.

Autumn (September-November) Season

The Autumn season is another wonderful time as it lies in the middle of summer and winter. The weather is mild and stable. You can clearly see the mountain’s views from the Gosaikunda trail which is full of trekkers and pilgrims during this time. The clear blue skies during this time offer breathtaking views of the mountain peaks from the chopper. Besides

Winter (December-February) Season

Around Gosaikunda lake, the weather is freezing in winter. The temperatures go low below the freezing point, and heavy snowfall occurs and might bloc the way to the lake. So, trekking is quite challenging during this season. However, a Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour with landing is still possible during this season. However, the frozen Gosaikunda Lake from the sky even looks more exotic and eye-pleasing.

Helicopter Model Used for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Our own licensed and experienced pilots behind the seats of AS 350 series helicopters manufactured by Eurocopter, France, are used for the Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour. Fly in the lap of luxury for up to five people at one time.

With comfortable seat arrangements and wide windows, our fleets of a helicopter are best for sightseeing, aerial photography, rescue operations, and so on. Up in the air in AS 350 series helicopters, you will enjoy your Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour, even more, knowing you’re in a helicopter that is renowned for its high visibility, streamlined handling, and low noise levels. Here are some helicopter models you will be during Kathmandu to Gosaikunda Helicopter tour:

1. 9N ANA (AS350B3e)

Model: AS350B3e

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine type: Arriel 2D
  • Passenger capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2250 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 23,000 FT

2. 9N ALA (AS350B3e)

Model: AS350b3e

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine Type: Arriel 2D
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2250 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 23,000 FT

3. 9N-AJD (AS 350 FX II)

Model: AS350 FX II

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine Type: LTS – 101 700D2
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2250 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 16,000 FT

4. 9N-AFQ (AS 350 FX II)

Model: AS350 FX II

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine Type: LTS – 101 700D2
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2250 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 16,000 FT

5. 9N-AGU (AS350 BA)

Model: AS350 BA

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine Type: Arriel 1B
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2100 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 16,000 FT

Essentials Safety Tips for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

  • Don’t rush to enter or exit from the chopper
  • Always wait for the instructions from the pilot, especially while entering and exiting from a chopper
  • Follow safety protocols that are given to you by guide and pilot
  • Don’t forget to wear seat belts
  • Never put your hand and head out of the window

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