Langtang Helicopter Tour

Langtang Helicopter Tour
Quick Informations

Tour Price

US$ 350/person , US$ 1500/charter

Location

Langtang Region Helicopter Tour , Nepal

Difficulty

Moderate

Max Group Size

5 People Max.

Accomodation

No Need For 1 Day Tour

Max-Altitude

7,227 Meters

Best Season

Feb, Mar, April, May, June, Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec

Transportation

Private Vehicle And Helicopter

Guiding Mehtod

Fully Guided By Pilot

Total Durations

2 Hours

Overview

The Langtang Helicopter Tour offers a breathtaking aerial adventure through the Langtang region of Nepal. Langtang is a stunning mountainous area located to the north of Kathmandu, and it is known for its scenic beauty, rich cultural heritage, and panoramic views of the Himalayas.

During the helicopter tour, you'll board a helicopter in Kathmandu and fly towards the Langtang Valley. As you soar above the picturesque landscapes, you'll be treated to awe-inspiring views of snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys, cascading waterfalls, and traditional villages nestled among the mountains.

The Langtang region is home to several majestic peaks, including Langtang Lirung (7,227 meters), Dorje Lakpa (6,966 meters), and Gangchenpo (6,387 meters), among others. These towering mountains create a stunning backdrop for your helicopter adventure.

One of the highlights of the Langtang Helicopter Tour is the aerial view of the Langtang National Park. This protected area is known for its diverse flora and fauna, including rare species like the red panda. From the helicopter, you'll have the opportunity to witness the park's pristine forests, alpine meadows, and glacial lakes.

Depending on the tour package, you may have the chance to make a landing at Kyanjin Gompa, a famous Buddhist monastery situated at an altitude of 3,870 meters. Here, you can explore the monastery, take in the panoramic mountain views, and enjoy a short hike in the surrounding area.

The Langtang Helicopter Tour typically lasts for a few hours, allowing you to experience the beauty of the Langtang region without the need for extensive trekking. It's a perfect option for those with limited time or physical constraints who still want to witness the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Langtang Helicopter Tour provides a unique and exhilarating opportunity to explore the Langtang Valley from an aerial perspective, immersing you in the natural wonders of this Himalayan region.

Major Highlights of Langtang Helicopter Tour

The Langtang Helicopter Tour offers several major highlights that make it a remarkable experience. Here are the key highlights of the tour:

Aerial views of the Langtang Valley

 As you fly in a helicopter above the Langtang Valley, you'll be treated to breathtaking aerial views of the valley's magnificent landscapes. You can admire the snow-capped peaks, deep gorges, dense forests, and cascading waterfalls from a unique vantage point.

Langtang National Park

The Langtang Helicopter Tour takes you over the Langtang National Park, a protected area renowned for its diverse flora and fauna. From the helicopter, you can witness the park's pristine forests, alpine meadows, and glacial lakes. If you're lucky, you may spot some rare wildlife, such as red pandas, Himalayan tahr, and various bird species.

Langtang Lirung

Langtang Lirung is one of the prominent peaks in the Langtang region, standing tall at 7,227 meters. During the helicopter tour, you'll have a chance to admire this majestic peak up close and appreciate its sheer grandeur.

Kyanjin Gompa

Depending on the tour package, you may have the opportunity to make a landing at Kyanjin Gompa, a renowned Buddhist monastery in the Langtang Valley. Here, you can explore the monastery, immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance, and take in panoramic mountain views. You can also enjoy a short hike in the surrounding area to soak in the natural beauty.

Traditional Sherpa Villages

The Langtang region is home to several traditional Sherpa villages, where you can witness the local culture and lifestyle of the mountain communities. From the helicopter, you can get a glimpse of these charming villages, perched on the mountainsides, surrounded by terraced fields and prayer flags.

Himalayan Panorama

 One of the major highlights of the Langtang Helicopter Tour is the panoramic view of the Himalayas. You'll be surrounded by a stunning panorama of snow-capped peaks, including Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Gangchenpo, and other majestic mountains of the Langtang range. The vastness and beauty of the Himalayas are truly awe-inspiring.

These major highlights collectively create an unforgettable experience during the Langtang Helicopter Tour, allowing you to appreciate the natural beauty, cultural heritage, and mountainous landscapes of the Langtang region from a unique and privileged perspective.

Best Time For Langtang Heli Tour in Nepal

The best time for a Langtang Helicopter Tour in Nepal is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These seasons offer the most favorable weather conditions and the clearest views, making them ideal for a helicopter adventure in the Langtang region. Here's a breakdown of the seasons:

Spring (March to May): Spring is a popular time to visit Langtang for a helicopter tour. The weather is generally stable, with clear skies, mild temperatures, and blooming rhododendron forests, adding vibrant colors to the landscape. The visibility is excellent, providing stunning views of the mountains and the Langtang Valley.

Autumn (September to November): Autumn is another fantastic season for a Langtang Helicopter Tour. The weather is dry and stable, offering clear views of the mountains. The skies are generally blue, and the temperature is pleasant during the day, making it comfortable for flying. The autumn season is also considered the best time for trekking in Langtang, and you may witness trekkers on the ground during your helicopter tour.

During both the spring and autumn seasons, the Langtang region experiences less rainfall, making it less likely for your tour to be affected by adverse weather conditions. However, it's important to note that weather patterns can vary, and it's always recommended to check the weather forecast before planning your helicopter tour.

While these seasons are considered the best, Langtang Helicopter Tours can be organized throughout the year, including the summer and winter seasons. However, it's worth noting that the summer months (June to August) bring monsoon rains and decreased visibility, which may affect the helicopter tour experience. Similarly, in winter (December to February), temperatures in the region can be very cold, and higher altitudes may experience heavy snowfall, limiting visibility and access.

It's always advisable to consult Easy Helicopter Nepal to get the most up-to-date information on weather conditions and ensure a safe and enjoyable Langtang Helicopter Tour.

Itinerary

Outline Itinerary

  • 06:00 AM: Pick-up from hotel and transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport.
  • 06:30 AM: Check-in to the Kathmandu Airport and Safety briefing
  • 07:00 AM: Fly to the Langtang Valley
  • 07:30 AM: Land at Kyanjin Gompa and explore their for about 30 minutes
  • 08:00 AM: Depart from Kyanjin Gompa and begin the return journey to Kathmandu airport
  • 08:30 AM: Pick-up from the airport and transfer to hotel

30 Minutes No Need

In airport you'll meet your helicopter crew. They will provide you with a brief overview of the tour and answer any questions you may have.

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30 Minutes No Need

Attend a safety briefing where you'll learn about the helicopter's safety features, emergency procedures, and guidelines for a smooth and enjoyable experience.

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Take a seat in the helicopter and prepare for takeoff. As you lift off, wave goodbye to the bustling city of Kathmandu and get ready for an adventure in the Langtang region. During the flight to Langtang, savor the stunning aerial views of the Kathmandu Valley. Marvel at the patchwork of terraced fields, scattered settlements, and ancient temples as they slowly give way to the mountains.
Fly over the Langtang National Park, a pristine protected area known for its biodiversity. From above, witness the lush forests, vibrant meadows, and sparkling glacial lakes that make up the park's captivating landscape. As the helicopter climbs higher, prepare to be awestruck by the breathtaking panoramic views of the Langtang mountain range. Langtang Lirung, with its towering presence at 7,227 meters, will command your attention, along with other majestic peaks like Dorje Lakpa and Gangchenpo.

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Touch down at Kyanjin Gompa, a renowned Buddhist monastery nestled in the Langtang Valley. Step out of the helicopter and immerse yourself in the peaceful ambiance of the monastery. Take time to explore its intricate architecture, observe monks engaging in their daily rituals, and learn about the spiritual significance of the place.

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Take off from Kyanjin Gompa and begin your return flight to Kathmandu. As you soar through the skies, reflect on the unforgettable experiences and memories you've made during the Langtang Helicopter Tour.As you head back towards Kathmandu, cherish the opportunity to once again gaze upon the breathtaking landscapes of the Langtang Valley. Capture photographs and soak in the beauty that surrounds you.

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No Need

30 Minutes No Need

From airport one of our representative will take you to your hotel and finally langtang helicopter tour ends here.

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No Need
  • Transportation service for hotel to airport and vice versa.
  • Seating space in helicopter for maximum 5 people.
  • Taxes and service charges
  • Oxygen cylinders Medical kit
  • Helicopter tour cost
  • Necessary permits and entrance fee

Tour Information

Packing List for Langtang Helicopter Tour

When preparing for a Langtang Helicopter Tour, it's important to pack appropriately to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Here's a suggested packing list for your Langtang Helicopter Tour

Clothing

Layered clothing: Dress in layers to adjust to changing temperatures throughout the day. Include a lightweight base layer, a warm mid-layer, and a waterproof outer layer.

Jacket: Carry a lightweight, waterproof and windproof jacket to protect against sudden weather changes.

T-shirts and long-sleeved shirts: Pack a mix of t-shirts and long-sleeved shirts for comfort and sun protection.

Pants: Opt for comfortable, quick-drying pants or trekking pants. Avoid jeans or heavy cotton pants.

Shorts/skirts: Pack a pair of shorts or a skirt for warmer days or for relaxing at lower altitudes.

Hat and sunglasses: Protect yourself from the sun with a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses.

Warm hat and gloves: Include a warm hat and gloves for higher altitudes or colder weather.

Footwear

Hiking boots: Wear sturdy and comfortable hiking boots with good ankle support.

Socks: Carry several pairs of moisture-wicking socks to keep your feet dry and prevent blisters.

Accessories

Daypack: Bring a small backpack to carry essentials like water, snacks, camera, and extra layers.

Water bottle: Stay hydrated by carrying a reusable water bottle. Consider a bottle with insulation to keep water cool.

Sunscreen: Apply sunscreen with a high SPF to protect your skin from the sun's rays.

Insect repellent: Carry insect repellent to ward off mosquitoes and other bugs.

Lip balm: Prevent dry and chapped lips with a moisturizing lip balm.

First aid kit: Pack a basic first aid kit with essentials like band-aids, antiseptic ointment, pain relievers, and any personal medications.

Personal toiletries: Include personal hygiene items such as toothbrush, toothpaste, and wet wipes.

Cash: Carry some cash in Nepalese rupees for small purchases or emergencies as ATMs may not be available in remote areas.

Miscellaneous

Camera: Capture the stunning landscapes with a camera or smartphone.

Extra batteries and memory cards: Ensure you have enough battery power and storage space for your camera.

Power bank: Keep your electronic devices charged with a portable power bank.

Travel adapter: If you're traveling from a different country, bring a travel adapter to charge your devices.

Remember to pack light and carry only the essentials. It's also advisable to check the weather forecast before your tour and pack accordingly. Additionally, consult with your tour operator for any specific recommendations or additional items you may need for the Langtang Helicopter Tour.

Traveller's Reviews

5 Excellent 10 Reviews form Google

Sarah ThompsonOn 2023-1-17

5 Excellent

Dream Come True!

The Langtang Helicopter Tour With Easy Helicopter Nepal Was A Dream Come True! The Breathtaking Views And Personalized Service Made It An Unforgettable Experience. Highly Recommended!

John AndersonUSAOn 2023-02-25

5 Excellent

Stunning Landscapes

I Can't Express Enough How Amazing The Langtang Helicopter Tour With Easy Helicopter Nepal Was. The Pilot's Expertise And The Stunning Landscapes Left Me Speechless. Truly A Once-in-a-lifetime Adventure!

Emma RobertsArgentinaOn 2023-2-11

5 Excellent

Incredible Journey

Easy Helicopter Nepal Exceeded My Expectations With Their Langtang Helicopter Tour. The Knowledgeable Guides And The Opportunity To Explore The Langtang Valley From Above Made It An Incredible Journey.

Mark JohnsonCanadaOn 2023-02-15

5 Excellent

Fantastic Experience

The Langtang Helicopter Tour With Easy Helicopter Nepal Was A Fantastic Experience. The Team's Professionalism And The Stunning Aerial Views Of The Langtang Region Made It An Absolute Highlight Of My Nepal Trip

Lisa SmithSwazilandOn 2023-1-12

5 Excellent

Unforgettable Adventure

I Cannot Recommend The Langtang Helicopter Tour With Easy Helicopter Nepal Enough. The Personalized Attention, The Awe-inspiring Scenery, And The Seamless Organization Made It An Unforgettable Adventure.

David BrownEnglandOn 2023-2-11

5 Excellent

Simply Breathtaking

Easy Helicopter Nepal Delivered An Exceptional Langtang Helicopter Tour. The Smooth Flight, Knowledgeable Commentary, And The Opportunity To Witness The Beauty Of Langtang Valley From Above Were Simply Breathtaking

Laura WilsonNorwayOn 2023-1-5

5 Excellent

An Experience I Will Cherish Forever!

The Langtang Helicopter Tour With Easy Helicopter Nepal Was A True Adventure. The Landing At Kyanjin Gompa And The Panoramic Views Of The Himalayas Were Absolutely Stunning. An Experience I Will Cherish Forever!

Michael DavisAustriaOn 2023-02-25

5 Excellent

Excellent Choice

Easy Helicopter Nepal's Langtang Helicopter Tour Was A Remarkable Journey. The Personalized Service, Safety Measures, And The Chance To Explore The Langtang Region In A Short Time Made It An Excellent Choice

Jennifer EvansCosta RicaOn 2023-2-11

5 Excellent

Remarkable Experience

The Langtang Helicopter Tour With Easy Helicopter Nepal Was Beyond My Expectations. The Team's Friendliness, The Incredible Aerial Views, And The Smooth Flight Made It A Truly Remarkable Experience

Robert ThompsonFranceOn 2023-1-12

5 Excellent

Highly Recommended!

Easy Helicopter Nepal Provided An Unforgettable Langtang Helicopter Tour. The Knowledgeable Pilot, The Stunning Landscapes, And The Attention To Detail Made It A Highlight Of My Nepal Adventure. Highly Recommended!

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FAQs

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

QIs a Langtang Helicopter Tour suitable for everyone?

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Langtang Helicopter Tours are generally suitable for most people, including families, friends, and individuals. However, it's essential to consider factors like altitude and potential motion sickness for those with specific health conditions. It's advisable to consult with your doctor if you have any concerns.

QWhat is the duration of a Langtang Helicopter Tour?

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The duration of a Langtang Helicopter Tour can vary depending on the specific package and customization. Typically, the tour lasts for around 2 hours, including flight time, landing, and exploration at the designated locations.

QWhat is the best time of year for a Langtang Helicopter Tour?

A

The best time for a Langtang Helicopter Tour is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer pleasant weather, clear skies, and favorable trekking conditions in the Langtang region. However, helicopter tours can be organized throughout the year, weather permitting.

QIs altitude sickness a concern during a Langtang Helicopter Tour?

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Altitude sickness can be a concern, especially when flying to higher elevations. However, since Langtang Helicopter Tours do not involve trekking to extreme altitudes, the risk of altitude sickness is relatively low. Nonetheless, it's important to stay hydrated, acclimatize properly, and be aware of any symptoms of altitude sickness.

QCan we customize the Langtang Helicopter Tour itinerary?

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Yes, many tour operators offer the flexibility to customize the Langtang Helicopter Tour itinerary to some extent. You can discuss your preferences with the tour operator and request modifications such as additional stops, extended time at specific locations, or specific activities based on your interests.

QWhat should I wear and pack for a Langtang Helicopter Tour?

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It's advisable to dress in layers, with a combination of lightweight and warm clothing. Pack essentials like a waterproof jacket, comfortable hiking shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a small backpack. It's also recommended to carry water, snacks, a camera, and any necessary medications.

QAre there any weight restrictions for Langtang Helicopter Tours?

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Yes, there are usually weight restrictions imposed by helicopter operators for safety and balance reasons. The weight limits vary depending on the helicopter's capacity and the operator's guidelines. It's important to inform the tour operator about the weight of each participant to ensure a safe and comfortable flight.

QCan I bring my camera and take pictures during the tour?

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Yes, you are encouraged to bring your camera or smartphone to capture the stunning landscapes and moments during the Langtang Helicopter Tour. Remember to bring extra batteries or a power bank, as you may not have charging facilities during the tour.

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