Langtang Heli Mountain Flight

Langtang Heli Mountain Flight
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Langtang Valley is a hidden gem in the Himalayas, offering a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural richness. A helicopter tour allows you to experience the grandeur of the Langtang region from a bird’s eye view, providing unparalleled panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, lush forests, and traditional Nepalese villages.

Unlike traditional trekking routes that can take several days to complete, a Langtang heli flight offers a quick and convenient way to explore the region in just a few hours. Whether you’re short on time or looking for a luxurious experience, a helicopter tour is the perfect way to make the most of your visit to Langtang.

The best time to plan a Langtang Heli Mountain Flight is from September to November and from March to May. During these months, the weather is clear and the skies are usually free from clouds, providing the best visibility for mountain views.

However, if you’re looking for a more budget-friendly option, you can also plan your flight during the monsoon season (June to August) when prices are lower.

Here are the highlights of a Langtang Heli Mountain Flight:

  1. Scenic Views: Fly over the Langtang Valley, witnessing peaks like Langtang Lirung and Yala Peak. The lush green hills, terraced fields, and dense forests create a breathtaking landscape.
  2. Kyanjin Gompa: Explore the mountain town of Kyanjin Gompa, visit the local monastery, and learn about the local culture. Don’t miss the chance to taste special Yak Cheese from the Kyanjin cheese factory.
  3. Pristine Gosainkunda Lake: Land at the pristine and holy Gosainkunda Lake, which holds great importance among Hindu followers in Nepal.
  4. Langtang National Park: Enjoy panoramic views of the rich biodiversity of the Langtang National Park during the helicopter flight.

Why Langtang Helicopter Tour with us ?

  1. Successful operator since 15 years.
  2. Guaranteed full refund (except ground transfers) in case flight is unable to operate due to bad weather.
  3. No hidden cost & best price guaranteed.
  4. Easy option to book online.
  5. Flexible with dates as you can cancel or reschedule trip two days prior to departure.
  6. Enough ground time for ( To take a breakfast ) at Kyangjin Gompa.

Langtang Heli Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Fly from Tribhuvan International Airport to Langtang Valley
Stopover at Kyangjin Gompa (3,830m) – Fly back to Kathmandu
Drive to the airport and check in. Your Langtang Heli Tour commences after you board the helicopter and fly north, towards Langtang Valley. As the aircraft hovers above Kathmandu Valley, savour the aerial view of the city. From up above you will find the teeming city nestled within a ring of green hills.

As the helicopter approaches Langtang Valley you can see the Nepalese and Tibetan peaks stretching across the horizon. Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Paldor Peak, Jugal Himal, Singri Himal and Shisapangma are some of the Himalayan peaks you will get to view.

Stopover at Kyangjin Gompa (3830m) – Fly back to Kathmandu

Langtang Helicopter Landing- The helicopter lands briefly at Kyangjin Gompa, an ancient Tamang settlement named after its Buddhist Monastery. This settlement is located inside the Langtang National Park, an ecologically rich area. Snow clad Himalayan peaks and glaciers surround this village.

There is also a cheese factory established by Swiss geologist Toni Hagen more than seven decades ago. This is the oldest and the first Yak Cheese Factory in Nepal. Take pictures and explore the village. As staying in high altitude will lead to complications, the chopper will land for only 20 minutes.

After refreshments at a local cafe, climb aboard the helicopter and return to Kathmandu. Enjoy stunning sights of Langtang Valley, Gosainkunda Lake (a sacred mountain lake) and the villages along the Tamang heritage Trail – Gatlang, Thuman, Briddim, Syabru Besi etc.

The Flight Experience

The Langtang Heli Mountain Flight usually takes around 2-3 hours and covers a distance of 200 kilometers. During the flight, you’ll get to see the majestic Langtang mountain range, including peaks like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and Dorje Lakpa.

You’ll also fly over the beautiful Langtang Valley and get a bird’s eye view of the Langtang glacier. The flight will also make a stop at Kyanjin Gompa, a traditional Buddhist monastery, where you can take a short break and enjoy the serene surroundings.

Langtang Heli Mountain Flight Tour Cost

The cost of a Langtang Helicopter Tour can vary based on several factors, including the number of passengers, the duration of the tour, and the type of helicopter used. The cost of a Langtang Helicopter Tour can vary based on the type of tour (shared or private) and the number of passengers.

  • Shared Group Price
    • Group tours can help save on flying costs, with prices around US$ 650 per person when shared among five participants. The Langtang Kyanjin Helicopter Tour starts from Kathmandu. You’ll fly north and arrive at Kyanjin village after 30 to 35 minutes in the air. Spend around 30 to 35 minutes in Kyanjin, creating lifelong memories in this culturally delightful village..
  • Private Charter Helicopter Price:
    • If you prefer a more personalized experience, private tours are available. Prices for private tours can vary significantly based on customization and exclusivity. Normally Private tours start from USD 2500 + 13% Vat ( USD 325) + National Park Fees and Airport Tax ( USD 60).

Essential Things to Carry:

  1. Long-Sleeve Shirt: To protect your arms from the sun.
  2. Warm Jacket: Layer up for the chilly mountain air.
  3. Long Pants: Comfortable and suitable for the weather.
  4. Hat and Gloves: Keep your head and hands warm.
  5. Sunglasses: Shield your eyes from UV rays.
  6. Camera: Capture the breathtaking views.

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