About Langtang Valley Helicopter Tour
A helicopter tour to Langtang will take you close to mountains situated near the crowded capital city of Kathmandu. Langtang is the third most popular highland area after Everest and Annapurna region.
Langtang lies in the north of Kathmandu valley just about 51km away and the region hosts the Langtang National Park. The park contains 2 most popular religious sites, one is a Hindu pilgrimage site named Gosainkunda Lake and another one is the spiritual site of the Buddhist monastery named Kyanjin Gompa.
The Langtang helicopter tour is the shortest helicopter flight to the Himalayas in Langtang valley. It takes half an hour to reach Kynajin Gompa of Langtang from Kathmandu via Helicopter. We will land at Kyanjin Gompa which is inside the Langtang National Park. This helicopter tour allows you to get a view of mountains in proximity. In a short while, without much physical effort, you will get a closer view of soaring peaks. Exploring around and getting the closest view of mountain-like Langtang Lirung, Langshisa Ri, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Paldor Peak, Jugal Himal, Yala Peak, and Singri Himal we will fly back to Kathmandu. In total, the helicopter tour to Langtang is one and half hours.
Major Attractions of Langtang Helicopter Tour
Langtang National Park, Gosainkunda Lake, Kyanjin Gompa, Tamang settlements, and Local Yak Cheese Factory are the major attractions of the Langtang helicopter tours. We will fly over the beautiful lake Gosainkunda to experience beautiful sceneries of red rhododendrons and the greenery of oak maples and pines. The beautiful Himalayan range of Langtang valley, stunning views of Mt. Langtang, Mt. Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Lakpa Dorje, Yala Peak, Naya Kanga, and Mt. Gaurishankar will make your trip a lifetime memory to Langtang through helicopter flight.
Best Time for Langtang Helicopter tour in Nepal
The Autumn and Spring season is the most favorable for Langtang Helicopter Tour. 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 Langtang Valley Helicopter Tour
Regulus Nepal suggests you pack some light but smart packing List For Langtang 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
- Camera essentials
Langtang is the nearest mountain one can reach very easily from Kathmandu. Those who want to do a short trek in the Langtang valley can choose our 7 days Langtang valley trek.