Highlights

  • A thrilling Helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Muktinath
  • Amazing view of the world’s eighth Highest peak-Mount Manaslu (8,163 m).
  • The easiest way to visit Muktinath temple & back is Just 3 hours from Kathmandu.
  • Incredible views of Kathmandu Valley and Pokhara City.
  • Enjoy a delightful breakfast in Muktinath while landing.
  • Bird’s eye view of Begnas Tal, Rupa Tal, Fewa Tal, 
  • Awesome view of Kaligandaki River, and Dhumba Lake.
  • Views of  Marvellous desert of Mustang District.
  • Views of Holy Gandaki rivers, Jomsom, Kagbeni  & Beautiful views of Muktinath Village and Valley.
  • Views of Panoramic Towering snow-capped Mountains Like Annapurna, Tukuche Park, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Nilgiri, and so on
  • Breathtaking view of 3 out of 10 highest snowcapped mountains above 8000 meters in the world.
  • Holy bath under 108 chilled water springs and 2 holy Kunda.
  • Worship Hindu God Vishnu 

About Muktinath Helicopter Tour

A helicopter tour to Muktinath is an adventurous religious journey to the pilgrimage site named Muktinath temple. Muktinath Helicopter tours offer you a beautiful and scenic view from Kathmandu and Pokhara city. One can enjoy the breathtaking Himalayas views of Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri. Muktinath Yatra by Helicopter from Pokhara is more popular than the Kathmandu Muktinath Helicopter tour. Travelers prefer to visit Pokhara and stay for a couple of nights there for a valley sightseeing tour along with the helicopter tour to Muktinath. The helicopter tour to the holy place Muktinath, lord Vishnu temple is mostly preferred by the old aged religious peoples or those who do not have enough time to spend on the land package to Muktinath or trek to Muktinath temple. The major attractions of the Muktinath Helicopter tour are- panoramic mountain views of the Annapurna range, Muktinath Kunda, Gumba Samba, Swaminarayan, and Shaligram.

Muktinath Temple Tour

Muktinath is a sacred pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists. The Muktinath temple is worshiped as a pure soul of the god Vishnu by Hindus whereas, for Buddhists, Muktinath is an important place of dakinis, goddesses known as Sky Dancers, and one of the 24 Tantric places. The temple is one of the world's highest temples at an altitude of 3,800 m above sea level. Muktinath Helicopter tour offers you a view of the holy area located at the laps of snow-capped mountains at Throng-La mountain Pass at an altitude of 3710 meters in the Mustang district. Thousands of visitors every year visit Muktinath among which the majority are Indian peoples. Since Muktinath is mainly en route to the Annapurna Circuit Trek, international trekkers also visit Muktinath.

Best Time For Muktinath Helicopter Tour

Because you will be flying above the mountains, the climatic condition is mostly fluctuating. Hence, the helicopter flight is suitable around the year and you can visit Thorough the year. While the best season in the pre-monsoon, is spring, and autumn, winter provides an amazing view of the snow-capped mountains. The pre-monsoon & spring falls from early February to May whereas late September to December is the autumn season. The chilly winter occurs from December to February.

The autumn season lets you get stable views of the surrounding landscapes of the Everest region. As the temperature is also moderate during this season, you will be able to spend a very splendid and comfy time in the Kalapathar. The Spring season gives a panoramic view of Rhododendron forest found in the elevation from around 4300 m. The icy winter offers the view of charismatic snow-covered mountains.

Muktinath Helicopter Tour From Kathmandu

From Kathmandu, one can reach  Muktinath either by a bus ride or a flight to Pokhara and then a 15 minutes flight to Jomsom and then to Muktinath or direct by a charter helicopter tour to Muktinath from Kathmandu. Pokhara to Muktinath distance is approx 177 km. Nepalese local travelers often hire a single 4W Jeep from either Kathmandu (3 days) or from Pokhara (2 days) to reach Muktinath. Kathmandu to Muktinath helicopter tour flight time is 1 hour for one way and vice versa. The total helicopter tour duration from Kathmandu to Muktinath is 3 hours.

Kathmandu to  Muktinath Helicopter Tour Itinerary 

7:00 AM: Transfer to Airport

7:30 AM: Fly from Kathmandu to Muktinath.

8:15 AM: Perform Pooja and Havan(worshipping) for 30 minutes

8:45 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu

10:00 Am: Return to Kathmandu airport(finally departure)

Muktinath Helicopter Tour From Kathmandu Cost

               No. of pax                Foreigner (USD per person) 
                   1                     3000
                   2                     1500
                   3                     1200
                   4                      850
                   5                      700

Muktinath Helicopter Tour From Pokhara

How to reach Muktinath from Pokhara? Well, Muktinath to Pokhara distance is approx 177 km, Muktinath Temple can be easily reached just in one day by taking 15 minutes flight from Pokhara to Jomsom then, one and half hour jeep drive up to the Ranipauwa and walk for 20 minutes up to the temple. One day Muktinath helicopter tour from Pokhara starts from Pokhara domestic airport and flies over the Annapurna region, lands at Muktinath for 1 hour for performing your rituals and pujas, and returns back to Pokhara airport. Pokhara to Muktinath helicopter flight time is 45 minutes and vice versa. Muktinath Yatra by helicopter from Pokhara finishes within 3 hours.

Pokhara To Muktinath Flight Cost

               No. of pax                Foreigner (USD per person) 
                   1                     2559
                   2                     1300
                   3                      900
                   4                      650
                   5                      550

Itinerary

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Muktinath helicopter tour is operated from both Kathmandu and Pokhara city. One can choose the best itinerary of a helicopter tour to Muktinath as per their convenience in these places. However, Pokhara to Muktinath helicopter tour duration is quite shorter a little cheaper than the Kathmandu to Muktinath helicopter tour.

Day 1: Morning 7:00 am Transfer to Airport

            What to Expect

            • Airport transfer as per itinerary 
            • Helicopter flight to Muktinath temple
            • Sightseeing as per itinerary.
            • Passenger Insurance
            • Necessary permits and entrance fees for private charter
            • Airport tax and government tax.
            • Any meals, accommodation, or drinks.
            • Nepal entry visa fee
            • Personal nature expenses
            • Accommodation at Kathmandu
            • Clients insurance.

            Useful Information

            Packing List For Helicopter Tour To Muktinath

            Regulus Nepal suggests you pack some light but smart packing list for the ABC 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

            From Kathmandu, it is a 3 hours tour and 2 hours from Pokhara. After landing, 1 hour of grounded time will be provided to visit the Temple and to complete all the ritual activities. Price is subject to change daily depending upon the US Dollars exchange rate.

            FAQs

            1) Is breakfast included during the trip?

            Breakfast is excluded from the trip cost. But if you wish to add breakfast during your trip extra charge will be added to your trip cost. The normal breakfast would cost between $25 to $30 per person. For luxury breakfast, it would cost between USD 110 to 125 per person. 

            2) What is the payment method if we book directly through your company?

            Once the reservation and travelling dates are confirmed you need to make advance payment which can be paid through wire transfer or can make full payment via credit card after your arrival in Nepal. Note: payment via credit card is subject to be 4% fee in Nepal.

            3) Are there weight limits on the flights?

            The helicopter can accommodate a maximum of 5 pax excluding pilots. On a group sharing basis helicopter will depart the minimum requirement of 3 Pax. On charter, basis helicopter can accommodate up to 5 Pax. Children above 3 years old can be eligible for the helicopter tour.

            4) Is there an age limit while travelling in a Helicopter?

            There is no age barrier to experiencing this trip. But in the case of children, children above 3 years old can be eligible for a helicopter tour. All age groups can experience a helicopter tour.

            5) Do you charge for kids coming to fly with you as passengers?

            Yes, kids are also required to make payments to experience this tour.

            6) Are Helicopter flights affected by weather conditions?

            Mountains weather is often unpredictable. It highly depends upon morning temperature and wind on the very same day. We would suggest you make your travelling dates flexible between 3 to 4 days in order to avoid bad weather. If the flight is affected due to weather you can try the next day.

            7) How high could you possibly fly and with how many passengers?

            Most of the helicopters in our fleet will fly above 16000 ft to 23000 ft with a maximum capacity of 5 Passengers.

            8) When are your peak seasons?

            March / April / May / September/ October /November / are the peak season for the Muktinath Helicopter Tour. In those months we announce a everyday fixed departure on our website. If you are willing to travel for the next season please kindly contact us for pre-fixed departure dates.