Langtang Helicopter Tour -1 day

Things to Know
  • Duration1 Day
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Altitude 3800 m
  • Trip Type Helicopter Sightseeing
  • Start and End Kathmandu and Kathmandu
  • Best Time Feb-May, Oct-Dec
What You’ll Do
  • Short and Thrilling Ride through the Central Himalayas of Nepal
  • Views of mountains like Mt. Langtang, Mt. Lurung, Ganesh Himal, Lakpa Dorje, Yala Peak, Naya Kanga, and Mt. Gaurishankar
  • Explore the picturesque Kynajin Village, Kyajin Monasteries and cheese factory as well
  • Fly over the Langtang vista 
  • Immerse in the distinct geology of Langtang National Park
  • Discover the Himalayan life of Tamang people

Langtang Heli Tour entails through the northern highlands of Kathmandu that covers the massive Langtang range. A thrilling heli flight from Kathmandu takes off headed towards the naturally and culturally enriched district of Rasuwa. Langtang region stands as an amazing trekking destination that provides for a wide array of natural, geographical, cultural and religious enriches.

The Langtang Helicopter Tour, which commences in Kathmandu and concludes at the revered Kyanjin Gompa, presents a spellbinding opportunity to delve into the core of the Langtang mountain range. The tour commences with a picturesque helicopter journey from Kathmandu to Kyanjin Gompa, an exquisite Tibetan Buddhist monastery and town located at a towering altitude of 3,950 meters (12,960 feet). Helicopter Flight to Kyanjin Gompa is considered to be the most fascinating journey among to other Heli trips like: Annapurna Heli Tour, Everest Heli Tour, Manaslu Heli Tour, and Muktinath Heli Tour.

The helicopter flight once it takes off from Kathmandu proffers unparalleled panoramic vistas of the Himalayan mountain range and the Langtang Valley, with glimpses of snow-capped peaks, deep valleys, and glaciers. The flight presents an inimitable opportunity to perceive the mountain range up close and personal, providing a unique perspective of the region that is unattainable from ground level.

Upon reaching Kyanjin Gompa, visitors can relish exploring the neighbouring terrain and immerse themselves in the local culture and lifestyle. Kyanjin Gompa, an elegant monastery steeped in age-old tradition and history, is a spiritual sanctuary for the local populace, brimming with serenity and tranquility. The monastery features vibrant prayer flags, intricate artwork, and placid meditation chambers.

The neighbouring environment is equally splendid, adorned with mesmerising vistas of the Langtang Valley and the surrounding mountain range. The valley is encircled by soaring snow-capped peaks, such as Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, and Ganesh Himal. The region is also teeming with an array of fauna, including the elusive snow leopard, the endearing red panda, and the formidable Himalayan black bear.
The Langtang Heli Tour from Kathmandu to Kyanjin Gompa offers a unique perspective of the Langtang mountain range that cannot be experienced through trekking alone. While trekking is a popular way to explore the region, there are several reasons why a heli tour may be a better option for some travellers.

Firstly, the heli tour allows you to see the mountain range up close and personal, giving you a unique and awe-inspiring perspective of the region. The helicopter flight offers stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range and the Langtang Valley, which is not easily accessible on foot. Secondly, the Langtang heli tour is ideal for travellers who may not have the time or physical ability to complete a full trek. The tour allows you to experience the beauty and majesty of the region without the need for strenuous physical exertion. This makes it a great option for those who may be short on time or have physical limitations.

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    7:00 Am
    Pick up from the hotel in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport

    7:30 Am
    Check-in at the Airport Boarding

    8:00 Am
    Fly to Langtang

    8:30 Am
    Landing at the Kyanjing Gompa, Explore the Langtang for 30 minutes. Free time to enjoy the Himalayan scenery with the views of Langtang and several other mountains

    9:00 Am
    Fly back to Kathmandu and Transfer back to your hotel

    Trip Cost Details
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-by tourist vehicle.
    • Helicopter flight with a maximum of 5 people on sharing basis.
    • An English-speaking guide (Depending on the group size, sometimes even the pilot assists as a guide).
    • All permits and entrance fees.
    • Flight fare including airport taxes.
    • All administrative expenses and government taxes
    • Iconic Holiday Nepal Sun hat.
    • Medical and life insurance.
    • Meals, accommodations.
    • Personal expenses.
    • Drinks throughout the trips.
    • Personal Gear Down jackets.
    • Other equipment costs.
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    Duration and Cost

    The total duration of the roundtrip flight to Kyanjin is about 1 hour which flies above the towering massifs of the Langtang range. For this trip, AS350 BS Helicopter is used which has the capability of high-altitude terrain. A total of 5 passengers can be accommodated inside the helicopter. The flight usually takes place in the morning before 8 am. Once you reach Kyanjin Gompa, we have a stopover couple of minutes during which time you can have your breakfast right beneath the gigantic massifs of Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), Langshisha Ri (6,427m), Gang Chhenpo (6,388 m) and Naya Kanga (5,846m). During this time, you can visit the Kyanjin monastery located nearby the village.

    The cost for Langtang Heli Tour can differ based on the number of pax and time of the year. If you have a group of 2-3, we can also arrange for shared services with other travellers.


    Time Duration: 1 hour + 20 mins (Ground time*)

    *Ground Time: The helicopter lands during the grounded time client will have the opportunity to exit the helicopter and capture some photos.

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