Guests ready to board a helicopter on a helipad for a visit to Gosainkunda Lake, with mountains in the background.

Gosainkunda Lake Helicopter Tour

Duration1 Hours
CountryNepal
Trip GradeEasy
i
Maximum Altitude4380 m
Group SizeAny
StartsKathmandu
EndsKathmandu
Travel StyleHeli Tour
Best TimeSpring, Autumn

Gosaikunda Helicopter tour takes you above an alpine freshwater lake situated at 4,380 meters in the Rasuwa district. This lake melts and sips down to form the Trishuli River. The interesting part is that the lake remains frozen from the month of October to June. The helicopter flight is the shortest and fastest way to feel the captivating beauty of the Gosaikunda Lake and the surrounding Himalayas.

Along with exploring diverse terrain, you will also experience the Nepali culture and their hospitality during your short journey to any of these places.

The helicopter service is also widely used for research and surveys. We also offer this service. Regulus Treks and Expedition focuses on a safe and quality helicopter flight to Gosaikunda lake. There are options whether you want a private charter or a group joining the tour to Gosainkunda.

Highlights

  • A pilgrimage tour to sacred Gosaikunda 
  • Fly over mesmerizing Langtang National Park
  • Witness 360-degree Himalayan views of the whole Langtang region
  • Fly over beautiful Langtang valley and land Gosaikunda Lake 
  • Beautiful scenery of holy lake Gosaikunda along the helicopter ride 
  • Beautiful aerial view of the dense forest of Pine, Maple, and Rhododendron
  • Direct insight into the culture and lifestyle of the local Tamang people and Tibetians 
  • Enjoy the lovely breakfast at Gosaikunda Lake with the tranquil environment 
  • Get real amazing photos and videos of the Gosainkunda and Langtang range.

Gosaikunda Tour Package 

Looking for some adventure, go for the Gosainkunda helicopter tour package. This tour package is meant for a daring and unflinching nature lover. Located at an altitude of 4380 m  (14,370 ft) above sea level in Nepal's Langtang National Park, Gosaikunda lake is also the best destination for high-altitude trekking in Nepal. For trekking lovers, Gosainkunda lake has 4 different trails for the trek. Among these, the Kathmandu-Dhunche-Gosaikunda trail is the most preferred one. Gosainkunda lake trek starts from Dhunche with a drive that takes around six hours on a bus to reach Dhunche, the district headquarters of Rasuwa. It is 117 kilometers from Kathmandu. In Dhunche snowfalls during the winter. For those who do not prefer the Gosainkunda trek package, this helicopter tour package to Gosainkunda is the best choice.

Gosainkunda Lake Helicopter Tour

Gosainkunda lake helicopter tour best time is Autumn and Spring season. Most travelers prefer Autumn because the days are warm and sunny with dry weather which makes it easy to tour around the lake. However, March or April offers you mesmerizing views of rolling hills painted red with at least 16 different species of rhododendron (Nepal’s national flower). Exploit the local residents' Tamang people's typical tradition and culture and the way of life and living, During the Gosainkunda lake helicopter tour, you will be land at Gosainkunda (the abode of the Hindu deities Shiva and Gauri) for some time where you can finish your worship or do puja. Explore the historic monastery in Chandanbari also called Sing Gompa by the locals. You can stop by the gompa to light some butter lamps if the weather permits because often the weather in Gosainkunda fluctuates.

Best Time for Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour in Nepal

The Autumn and Spring season is the best time for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour in Nepal. In this season the weather is helpful for helicopter flights. These seasons are stable with endurable temperatures. The days are warm and sunny with drier weather which makes it easy to tour around.

On the other hand, the mornings and nights can be colder. The verdant hills and lush forests are at their best during the Autumn and Spring seasons offering some crisp views of the Himalayas. In Nepal, the autumn season falls under September, October, and November and the spring season falls under the weeks of March, April, and May.

Packing List For Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Regulus Nepal suggests you pack some light but smart packing List For Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour. Here is what we suggest you take with you: 

  • Full sleeve clothing
  • Windproof down jacket
  • Warm pair of trousers
  • UV protection sunglasses 
  • A water bottle
  • Silk/Nylon scarf 
  • Lip balm and moisturizer 
  • Toiletries 
  • Camera essentials

Helicopter Model Used for Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour

1. 9N ANA (AS350B3e)

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine type: Arriel 2D
  • Passenger capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2250 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 23,000 FT

2. 9N ALA (AS350B3e)

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine Type: Arriel 2D
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2250 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 23,000 FT

3. 9N-AJD (AS 350 FX II)

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine Type: LTS – 101 700D2
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2250 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 16,000 FT

4. 9N-AFQ (AS 350 FX II)

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine Type: LTS – 101 700D2
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2250 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 16,000 FT

5. 9N-AGU (AS350 BA)

  • Manufacturer: Airbus, France
  • Engine Type: Arriel 1B
  • Passenger Capacity: 5 + 1
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2100 KG
  • Maximum Operating Altitude: 16,000 FT

Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour Cost

The cost of Gosainkunda. lake. helicopter tour depends on the total size of the group, individual and group joining, single or a couple of pax. Further, these also make a difference in the cost of the Gosaikunda helicopter landing tour.

Itinerary

Gosaikunda Helicopter tour starts early in the morning with a drive to the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International airport.  Then a flight from Kathmandu will take you to holy lake Gosainkunda, finish your worship and then return back to Kathmandu. In total the duration of the Gosaikunda helicopter tour is 1 and half hours.

Trip PlanExpand all
01Day

Early in the morning, regulus Nepal representatives will receive you from your location. A short drive will take you to the domestic terminal of an international airport. Clearing all the airport processes, we will get to the helicopter for a thrilling and lifetime experience on the Gosaikunda helicopter trip

Max. Altitude: 1400 m
01Day

We take off from Kathmandu airport to the north passing over hills, a dense forest of Rhododendrons and Bamboos, forests, and many villages. Experience the breathtaking views of mountain ranges like the Dhaulagiri range, Ganesh Himal, and Langtang Ri.

After about 30min, we reach the mesmerizing Gosaikunda Lake at 4,380m. We land for some time here, do our worship, and return back to Langtang valley for a delicious breakfast with a scenic view of the Kynajin Gompa. 

Max. Altitude: 4380 mMeals: Breakfast
01Day

After taking breakfast at Langtang valley, with great lifetime memories we fly back to Kathmandu. It takes 30 minutes helicopter ride back to Kathmandu airport from the Gosaikunda area.

Max. Altitude: 1400 m
Cost Details
Included
  • All the tax that needs to be paid to the government
  • Insurance of Passenger
  • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary,
Excluded
  • Airport tax and government tax.
  • Meals - Lunch/Dinner
  • Insurance, items of personal nature.
  • Expenses due to medical evacuation
  • Tips 
Dates & Availability
  • An alternative tour such as the Gosaikunda helicopter sightseeing tour from Pokhara can also be arranged if you. are already in Pokhara or planning to drive to Pokhara during your Nepal tour package. which costs a little less than the cost of flying from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda.
  • The Gosaikunda helicopter tour cost of helicopter flights is based on either flight-sharing or a special charter. 
Additional Info
  • Full refund policy in case the flight is canceled due to the weather
  • The helicopter company takes the right to cancel the flight in case of an emergency or bad weather condition
  • Extra seat purchas are required in the case the weight of an individual exceeds 100 kgs.
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