Langtang Helicopter tour-1 day Langtang tour by helicopter is an incredible day tour to Langtang valley from Kathmandu. Langtang Helicopter tour is suitable to those people who have limited time trekking to Langtang. Helicopter flight-seeing tour is the best day trip to see up close view of the Himalayas. Langtang heli-flight tour is an amazing trip at the lowest price guarantee budget cost.
Moreover, Langtang valley heli flight-seeing tour landing at Kyanjin Gompa is a short and spectacular flight from Kathmandu. We leave you at Kyanjin Gompa for 30 minutes to take photos and enjoy the up close view of the Himalayas. There will be 5 people in a helicopter, one next to the pilot, and the rest in the back with window seats.
Hence, once the Helicopter takes off from Kathmandu, we fly over the rivers, villages, rolling coaster green hills and cascades. After 30 minutes flight, helicopter enters to Langtang valley and landing at Kyanjin Gomba. You will have an ample time to explore the snowy landscapes with a hot cup of coffee. We will receive you at your hotel and again drop you to your hotel after Langtang helicopter flight-seeing.
In short, Langtang valley heli tour is an economical and a fast way to see the breathtaking Langtang Himal range and Langtang valley. The helicopter ride to Langtang is incredible. So, the helicopter tour highly recommends if you are looking for short helicopter ride to the Himalayas. Langtang valley has a dramatic contrast in landscapes, geography, vegetation, and mountainous terrain. Autumn, Spring and Winter are the best seasons for a day Langtang Helicopter tour from Kathmandu.
Why Langtang Helicopter Tour
- The beautiful Himalayan range of Langtang
- Interactions with local Tamang peoples and their culture
- Visit Kyanjin monasteries
- Beautiful sceneries of red rhododendrons and greenery of oak maples and pines
- Langtang national park
- Flight over Gosaikunda lake
- Local cheese factory
- Up close view of Mt. Langtang, Mt. Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Lakpa Dorje, Yala Peak, Naya Kanga,, and Mt. Gaurishankar
Day 01Kathmandu to Langtang Tour by Helicopter
1/2 hours by flight MAP Plan-Breakfast, & Lunch or Dinner Standard Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu
Langtang Helicopter tour that takes 1-2 hours starts and ends in Kathmandu.The Langtang Helicopter flight-seeing tour fly over the beautiful villages of Langtang and panoramic views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Dorje Lakpa and reach at Kyanjin Gompa, a beautiful part of Langtang Valley. Stay there for 30 to 40 minutes and fly back to Kathmandu.
1st Section Kathmandu (1300 meters) - Langtang Valley Kyanjing Gompa(3800 meters)
30-40 minutes by flight AP Plan-Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner Basic Tea house lodge
Receive you at your hotel at around 6:00 AM in the morning to Kathmandu Airport. From there, you will board in helicopter which takes around 40 minutes to reach Langtang Kyanjing Gompa. You will have 30 to 40 minutes time at Kyanjin Gompa for the photograph and to enjoy the magificient view of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa and other surrounding mountains peaks with Langtang Himalayan glacier
2nd SectionLangtang Kyanjin Gomba(3800 meters) to Kathmandu(1300meters)
30-40 by flight MAP Plan-Breakfast, & Lunch or Dinner Standard Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu
From Kyanjin Gompa, you will board in Helicopter and flight back to Kathmandu. This scenic 30-40 minutes flight offers you the stunning arial views of Kathmandu valley, and green hill with contrast terrac field. This is the shortest and fastest way to reach to Langtang Valley and Kyanjin Gomba avoiding 8 days trekking to Langtang Valley. Once land at Kathmandu airport, pick you up there and transfe to hotel.
- Airport transfer-pick up & drop off
- Helicopter flight tour-Kathmandu/Langtang/Kathmandu
- Government taxes and company service charge
- Emergency oxygen and a comprehensive first aid kit
- Passenger insurance
What's not included?
- Personal expenses (extra meals and clothing
- National Park Fee
- Airport Tax (USD 2)
- Breakfast cost at Kyanjin Valley
Best Seasons for Langtang Helicopter Tour
Langtang Region is relatively at a higher altitude and the weather changes frequently. It is mostly dry and windy here. Since our trip requires only a few hours, the weather should not hold us back from having a wonderful adventure to the serene Kyanjin Gompa. However, it is simply not possible to take off the helicopter when it’s raining or foggy. There is no point in flying if we can’t scope out the unique landscape and distinct panoramic of the Himalaya.
Autumn and Spring season is the season for the Langtang Helicopter tour in Nepal. These seasons are stable with endurable temperatures. The days are warm and sunny with drier weather which makes it easy to tour around Kyanjin Valley and settlements. On the other hand, the mornings and night can be colder. The verdant hills and lush forests are at their best during Autumn and Spring seasons offering some crisp views of the Himalayas. Let’s take a deeper look at the weather and the best time for the Langtang Heli Tour in Nepal.
Helicopters Use for Langtang Helicopter Landing Tour
We been operating 4 AS350B3e and a Bell 407 GXP. The helicopters undergo regular maintenance and servicing. They are equipped with some of the remarkable features including easy take-off and landing at marginal weather conditions. Each helicopter is empowered with an engine that is simply incomparable. Accompanied by numerous safety features installed.
Airbus AS350B3e: Manufactured by the company that holds the record for the highest altitude landing and taking off, Airbus is one of the top helicopter manufacturers for high altitude flights. The Airbus AS350B3e surpasses most of the single-engine helicopters in terms of versatility and performance. It is one of the safest helicopters, we use for the Langtang Kyanjin Gompa Helicopter Tour in Nepal.
Bell 407GXP: Recently, we have introduced Bell 407GXP which is manufactured by Bell Helicopter as a multipurpose utility helicopter. It is a four-blade, single-engine, and civil utility helicopter highly reliable and equipped with a spacious cabin and high-performance engine that provides a smooth ride in virtually all weather conditions.
Langtang Helicopter tour route
The Langtang Helicopter Tour starts from the domestic terminal at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. It lasts approximately 1 and 1/2 hours including ground time at Kyanjin Monastery (3,870 m). The heli tour takes you over the verdant hills of Kathmandu towards the northern side of Nepal. Along the way, one will get to enjoy the birds-eye perspective of unique topography that separates different settlements. As we leave the city behind, we are instantly introduced to the Himalayan range as we gain altitude.
Packing lists for Langtang Helicopter tour
The Langtang Helicopter Tour is a relatively short flight but it is important to be prepared and pack well. UV rays are intense at a higher altitude and it is necessary to pack accordingly. Beware not to pack too much since it will make it harder to carry around and increase the weight. Here is what we suggest you pack, follow the packing list for Langtang Helicopter Tour for a smooth tour experience:
Windproof down jacket
UV protection sunglasses
A water bottle
Lip balm and moisturizer
Full sleeve clothing
Warm pair of trousers
Note: Based on our experience, the above items should suffice. Should you carry more than above-listed items, make sure they are obligatory.
We prioritize safety first on any kind of tour. Our flights take off only after a comprehensive inspection of weather conditions and wind direction. After the experts have finally signaled that it is safe to fly, only then we execute the tour. Our fleets are regularly maintained and are flown by pilots with years of experience in mountain flights. Moreover, it is important to follow the guidelines provided to you. The rest is assured.
The Langtang Kyanjin Gompa Helicopter Tour takes approximately 1 and 1/2 hours for completion. This includes the 25 minutes flight time (one-way) and 30 minutes stopover time at Kyanjin Valley.
No, we do not. Considering that the destination is relatively nearer, we do not need to stop at more than one place i.e. Kyanjin Gompa.
The maximum altitude for the helicopter is uncertain. However, for landing and taking off, the maximum altitude will be 3,817 m at Kyanjin Gompa. For this particular trip, the helicopter ascends well over 4,000m plus.
Yes, the helicopter will wait for a certain amount of time. Since you are required to reach the airport 30 minutes prior to the given flight time, if you have run late you need to at least inform our airport representative that you are on your way. Else, our airport staff will also be communicating with you if you are not there on time and shall wait for a certain amount of time. Since, the flight needs to take place early morning depending on the weather condition, if you are unable to show off, then your flight will be considered a no-show and will be cancelled automatically.
It depends. Many prefer trekking simply because it is a raw experience to get down and dirty. But not everyone has the luxury of spending weeks trekking 5-8 hours a day. Besides, people with poor physical conditions or the elderly might not be able to trek. In that case, a thrilling helicopter ride can be a solution to all. You will get to experience the Himalaya from a bird’s-eye perspective and get to tour the Kyanjin valley on foot. So, it is a win-win.
Yes, kids/elderly can enjoy the Langtang Kyanjin Gompa Helicopter Tour in Nepal as well.
For any reason, if you can’t make the trip, you will be refunded. Sometimes things do not go as planned and we understand that. However, please be aware that the refunding will occur according to our booking terms & conditions. We suggest you read our terms thoroughly before booking the Langtang Heli Tour with us.
It is extremely unlikely that you will suffer from Acute Mountain Sickness at this altitude. But we never underestimate the possibilities. In case you suffer from altitude sickness, first-aid treatment will be given. If the condition worsens, you will be transferred to a lower altitude location or Kathmandu directly. From there, further treatment will be provided if necessary.
Yes, the helicopters are equipped with an oxygen tank for an emergency. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) can be unpredictable. Therefore, we always carry safety equipment including first aid and an oxygen tank.
Yes, all our crew members are trained professionals with years of experience and are officially certified. Most of our pilots are trained from the USA & UK and hold a license issued by the Nepal Government. We have been successful in creating a high performing team leading us to one of the best helicopter service providers in Nepal.
The Langtang Kyanjin Helicopter Tour with landing in Nepal can be done throughout the year. It only requires a few hours. However, Autumn is the best season for Langtang Heli Tour in Nepal followed by Spring. During these seasons, the sky is clear with moderate temperature which is favorable for a helicopter flight.
Yes, you can. We can opt for an extra tour to destinations that are available at an additional cost.
Yes, there is. Initially, the helicopter flights will be scheduled to avoid any delays or complications. However, there is always a chance of flight delay or cancellation due to weather conditions. In case the flight is canceled, you will get a refund according to our refund policy.