Langtang valley, one of the hidden and unaffected places in Nepal is getting popular as a new hiking spot among visitors. Langtang Valley Trek is the best way to explore this region which is 7 days package. Another alternative to exploring Langtang Valley is through Langtang Helicopter Tour which is a 1 day(2 hours trip from Kathmandu.) trip. Langtang Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour is the shortest way to travel Langtang region. That offers views of peculiar mountains, villages, scenery, glacier, and many more.
Langtang Valley is also called glacier valley as above 70 glaciers are situated here with varying shapes, sizes, and altitudes. Mountains like Ganesh Himal (7422 m), Langtang Lirung (7234 m) and more surround the valley from all directions. Hence, making this region isolated from modern infrastructures and technologies. High-elevated lakes like Gosaikunda (4380 m), Parvati Kund, Dudh Kunda, etc. have religious importance adding extra excitement to this trip.
In short, Langtang Helicopter Tour takes to the mountainous region of Nepal and offers wonderful panoramic views of Himalayan ranges, heart melting sceneries of alpine forests, glaciers, rivers, ancient villages, temples, and more.
Travelers can view local Tamang villages, ancient monasteries, and Langtang national park and during April, beautiful rhododendron or Laliguras lights up the entire national parks with bright colors. If lucky enough, visitors can see endangered animals and birds living in their natural habitat.
Kathmandu to Langtang Helicopter Tour starts from the capital city “ Kathmandu” and takes 2 hours to complete it. During Langtang Helicopter Tour, passes a number of green hills, villages, rivers, forests and reaches the ultimate destination. Also, offers close interaction with local people of this region which are Tamang, Tibetan, and learn about their ancient culture and traditions.
Helicopter lands on either Gosaikunda or Kyanjin Gompa depending on the group choice. If it lands on Kyanjin Gompa, a beautiful Tibetan village with striking views of mountains, ancient monastery, landscapes, scenery, and traditional lifestyle of this region. Here, we can encounter Yaks or Chauri Gai which are used for many purpose like making cheese, Churpi, sweets and winter clothes, etc.
If helicopter lands near Gosaikunda lake then travelers can observe beautiful icy lake which is a religious and holy place for Hindus and Buddhists. You will see the best views of large valley of Langtang regions and high mountains of the Langtang valley.
During the season of August, this region is filled with Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimages that make their way to sacred lake of “Gosaikunda”. Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and India visit this lake to worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Hence, also popular as Gosaikunda Trek.
Langtang Helicopter Tour Package is a holiday package for adventure lovers who want short and safe journey to secret valley of Langtang.
Langtang Helicopter Tour Costs $2000 USD per group which is of 5 people. Besides, chartering a helicopter is also possible whose costs depend on the travel agencies as well as individual’s requirements.