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Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Facts About Trip

Days

1

Grade

Easy to Easy

Best month

March/April/May/ June & October/November

Maxi Elevation

Gosaikunda Lake4,380m (14,370 ft.)

Starts From

Kathmandu

End at

Kathmandu

Overview And Highlights

Gosaikunda Lake is a sacred Hindu pilgrimage site located in the Rasuwa district of Nepal. Every year, thousands of Hindus make the arduous journey to Gosaikunda to take a dip in the holy waters. The lake is also popular with trekkers, as it lies on the popular Langtang valley trekking route.

A helicopter tour of Gosaikunda is the perfect way to see this beautiful lake and its surroundings. You’ll get unparalleled views of the lake, the mountains, and the dense forest that surrounds it.

The helicopter tour will also take you to some of the other popular Hindu pilgrimage sites in the area, such as the Kanti Chandra temple and Gosaikunda temple.
Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour is a quick yet fascinating religious tour of Nepal. The whole journey lasts one hour and 30 minutes, including 40 minutes in the air.

Gosaikunda Lake, which is located at 4,380m (14,370 ft.) in Gosaikunda National Park in Rasuwa district, Nepal’s Langtang region, is an alpine freshwater lake.

History of Gosaikunda Lake

Gosaikunda is said to be named after the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. These epics tell a story about Samundra Manthan, which is also referred to as Shiva’s adobe in Hindu mythology.

Water from Gosaikunda is holy, and Hindus from all over Nepal and India come to the area during Gangadashahara and Janai Purnima, two major Hindu holidays.

The Lake was formed when Lord Shiva drove his Trishul (Trident of Shiva) into the mountain to get water to cool his stinging throat after he had ingested poison. It is said that drinking water from Gosainkunda Lake protects visitors’ bodies against injury for their entire lives.

Trip Highlights

1. Take a flight over the Gosaikunda trail in the beautiful Langtang valley.
2. You will see a 360-degree view of the whole Langtang region.
3. Flyover Langtang National Park
4. The view of the chains of Kundas is outstanding.
5. Gosaikunda Lake is a pilgrimage site that is worth exploring.
6. You can learn a lot about the culture and lifestyle of local Tamang people by talking with them and spending time with them.
7. The views of high peaks like Ganesh Himal (7,422 meters), Langtang Lirung (7,246 meters), and Dorje Lakpa (6,966 meters) are magnificent.
Outline Itinerary
7:00 AM: Reach Tribhuvan International Airport
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM: Fly from Kathmandu to Goasikunda Lake
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM: Fly from Gosaikunda to Langtang Valley for Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Fly back from Langtang Valley to Kathmandu

Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour Cost

The cost of a Gosaikunda helicopter tour varies depending on the company you book with and the length of the tour. Generally, shorter tours will cost less than longer ones. Prices also vary depending on the time of year and availability.

The cost of the Gosaikunda Helicopter Landing Tour is determined by the number of passengers, their ages, and whether they are a couple or a group.

The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour costs $250 per person. If you are part of a group of five people and everyone would like to go on the tour, you must pay in advance. Each person will be charged $250 for the tour.

If you want to go alone, there is also the option of chartering a private helicopter for $1200. If you don’t want to fly with strangers, a private helicopter flight might be more convenient for you.

No. of People Price (Per Person)

5 US $250 / Rs 19000
4 US $400 / Rs 25000
3 US $450 / Rs 25000
2 US $650 / Rs 25000
1 US $1200 / Rs 125000 (Private Charter)

Checklist for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

During the morning, temperatures drop below the freezing mark in and around Gosaikunda. Due to the high UV radiation at a high elevation, you should also wear and carry sunscreen that offers a high SPF factor. You may also bring lightweight foods such as chocolates, dried fruits, or an energy bar.

Here is the list of what you should bring and wear on the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour.

• Windproof down jacket
• Baselayer proper clothing
• Comfortable shoes and warm socks
• Sun hat
• UV protection goggles
• Reusable water bottle
• Toiletries (tissue paper, sunscreen, lip balm, etc)
• Camera
• Your passport and other essential documents

Best time for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Gosaikunda Lake is located at 4,380 meters above sea level. Because of the high altitude, weather change is common. In general, the Gosaikunda region is windy and dry. However, it may change rapidly in some instances.

So, it is important to choose the right time for a helicopter flight. When planning our trip to Gosaikunda, we wanted to avoid foggy and wet weather since either would distort the views and make the helicopter journey pointless.

The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour is best visited in the fall and spring seasons.
Spring (March-May) Season

The best time of year to see natural beauty is in the spring. The weather is usually pleasant and you will see lots of colorful rhododendrons blooming on the mountain paths. The weather is perfect, with no clouds in sight and excellent mountain views. The temperature is neither too hot nor too cold.

Summer/Monsoon (June-August) Season

The summers are rainy, and the water levels of rivers and streams will rise above. Flight schedules are also delayed since to heavy rainfall. On a clear day, the vistas are stunning; you’ll get a unique view of Gosaikunda Lake from up high.

Autumn (September-November) Season

Another lovely period is the Autumn season, which runs from September to November. The Gosaikunda trail, which is full of trekkers and pilgrims during this time, allows you to see the mountain vistas clearly. During this period, the bright blue skies provide breathtaking views of the mountain peaks from the chopper.

Winter (December-February) Season

The weather is bitterly cold around Gosaikunda Lake in the winter. Temperatures drop below freezing, and heavy snowfall occurs, possibly blocking access to the lake. A Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour landing is still feasible during this season, although the frozen Gosaikunda Lake from above appears even more beautiful and intriguing.
Safety Rules and Tips

There are certain crucial things to consider when it comes to safety and regulations, as well as the trip in general. The following are some other important things to remember while on the helicopter trip:

• Always keep an eye on your pilot. Go in from the side or front of the helicopter.
• Make sure you’re wearing your seat belt correctly.
• Don’t leave your designated seat until the pilot has given you permission to do so.
• In this lesson, we’ll go through the fundamentals of seating in a helicopter. We’ll discuss weight distribution and how it affects seating arrangements. Please do not move your allocated seats.
• Smoking is not permitted unless you have the captain’s consent.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can we take kids on this Helicopter tour?

Yes, you may bring your children on this flight without any issue. Because we provide you with a deluxe and pleasurable Heli tour, it is ideal for both kids and adults.

Is there an oxygen cylinder available in the Helicopter?

Yes, there will be oxygen cylinders available in the event of an emergency. However, because this is a simple tour to explore the Gosaikunda and other high Himalayan mountains, you won’t need any oxygen on most occasions.

Is the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour safe in Nepal?

Yes, the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour in Nepal is completely secure as long as you follow the safety recommendations given by our expert tour guides.

How long does Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour take?

It will take 1 and 1/2 hours to go from the airport to the end of the journey. The travel time to the airport, on the other hand, is determined by where you depart from. You may either depart from Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu or Pokhara Airport at Pokhara.

How high do we fly during the trip?

During this limited Heli trip, the highest altitude will be 4,380 meters at Gosaikunda Lake. The helicopter ascends approximately 4,500 meters for this particular journey.

What is the weight limit for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour?

The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour, like all helicopter adventures, has a weight restriction. In general, the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour accommodates five passengers in each aircraft. 100 kg is the typical weight for this mountain flight tour. The capacity of a helicopter is thus 500 kg.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350
Detailed Itinerary

7:00 AM: Reach Tribhuvan International Airport

At the beginning of the day, one of our representatives will meet you at your hotel to take you to the airport. They’ll assist you in traveling by rail from a foreign airport to a domestic terminal. You will go through all aspects of air travel before getting on board for an unforgettable Gosaikunda Heli trip.

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

The start of the Gosaikunda Helicopter Flight is in Kathmandu Valley. You will be astonished by the breathtaking vistas of the Dhaulagiri Range, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang Ri as soon as the chopper begins to fly.

You will see lovely small settlements such as Dhunche, Syabru Besi, Thadepati, Mangengoth, and Kutumsung during this aerial tour. You will also notice the magnificent view of Chandan Bari, a jungle with lots of Rhododendrons and Bamboos.

You could feel the thin air fill your heart with a profound sense of adventure and height as soon as you step out the door. The prayer flags adorn the scenery, along with a teahouse where some locals are always happy to share their opinions and unknown facts about the lake.

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

You’ll head to the Langtang Valley for breakfast after touring Gosaikunda Lake. On the way to Langtang valley, you’ll have a bird’s eye view of the diverse environment, culture, and nature as well as a panoramic glimpse of the Langtang Himalayan range.

The journey to the lovely Langtang Valley will take about 10-15 minutes in a helicopter. The Kyanjin Gompa path, which runs through some of Nepal’s oldest monasteries, gompas, and shortens, is a must-see.

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

After enjoying a wonderful breakfast with the stunning Langtang Himalayan range, you will return to Kathmandu by helicopter. The flight back to Kathmandu is truly breathtaking, with views that will take your breath away. You’ll arrive at the hotel in Kathmandu with plenty of pleasant memories.

Altitude Graph

Additional Information

CHOOSE A PRIVATE DATE

If you’d prefer to share this Peace Nepal holiday trip with your own group of friends, we’ve got good news, it’s also available as a Private Adventure!, Our Private Adventure specialists are on hand to give you a quote or talk through some different options.

Feel free to give them a call on 977-1-4266467 or Email us at info@peacenepaltreks.com

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