Langtang Helicopter Tour
Trip Highlights of Langtang Helicopter Tour
- A picturesque helicopter flight over the Bagamati and Rasuwa majestic Alpine region
- Take in the breathtaking aerial view of the Langtang Valley
- Witness the magnificent surroundings of the verdant Langtang National Park
- Understand more about the Tibetan-Nepalese customs of the Tamang residents of the vicinity by exploring Kyanjin Gompa
- Gain a close-up perspective of the stunning Dhaulagiri range, Hiunchuli, Tserko Ri, Kyanjin Ri, and Ganesh Himal
Overview of Langtang Helicopter Tour
Langtang Helicopter Tour is one of Nepal’s most intriguing and adventurous expeditions, taking only a brief time to accomplish. The stunning view of the Langtang range and the snow-capped Himalayas to the far north of the Langtang where provides a remarkable ambiance.
It will also be marvelous to stroll through the majestic monasteries and attractive villages of the Langtang. Natural attractions embrace astonishing cascades, the Langtang Glacier, Kyanjin Gompa, and Kyanjin RI, and a plan view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Hiunchuli mountains.
The aerial view of the Lantang National Park’s lush vegetation, along with the divine vistas and snow-capped mountains, provides a charming setting. Consequently, the Langtang Helicopter tour is the must-try expedition if you want a quick adventure from the capital city of Nepal.
Admire the awe-inspiring beauty of the Langtang Valley
The Langtang Helicopter Tour provides a breathtaking perspective of the Langtang valley. The helicopter will take you above the enticing Tamang dwellings that dangle over the mountains, resulting in the magnificent scenery.
Due to its remote location away from populated areas and cities, the entire Langtang region is peaceful and concealed. The trekking routes and the lush green slopes of the Langtang valley will be readily apparent.
Furthermore, while passing above the Langtang National Park, one may encounter endangered Himalayan wildlife such as the Red Panda, Danfe, Himalayan deer, and snow leopard. The slumbering shadow of Tserko RI and Kanjin Ri encompasses the entire region, offering an outstanding panorama and contributing magnificence to the Langtang valley.
Explore the enlightening Kyanjin Gompa
Most visitors visit Langtang to admire Kyanjin Gompa, the region’s most famous landmark. Crossing the lovely Buddhist villages, the Kanjin Gompa will greet you at the height of around 3,860m.
There will be a beautiful monastery here, symbolizing the incredible religious heritage of Buddhism and the Tibetian-Nepalese culture. The view of the Himalayas and the lovely Langtang valley is visible here. Additionally, one may trek to the Tserko RI and Kyanjin RI (4,770m) (4,980m).
The snowy ambiance in the little calm of the Tamang villages conveys an authentic atmosphere. Along with the stunning sculptures and statues surrounding the temples, prayer flags are an artistic expression of the Tamang people’s connection to Tibetan-Nepalese culture.
Itinerary of Langtang Helicopter Tour
1 Day Itinerary of Langtang Helicopter Tour
6: 30 AM
Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport from your hotel: 15 to 20 minutes drive.
The vehicle will be waiting for you outside your hotel once you wake up early. Our tour representative will drive you to the airport and drop you off with our staff members. With the fresh air flowing in, the terminal atmosphere will be fantastic in the morning.
7: 15 AM
Checking in at the airport and heli to Langtang: 45 minutes of helicopter ride
There will be a brief process that you must complete at the airport before taking the helicopter flight. After finishing the ticketing and verifying procedures, the helicopter will take you above the haze northward over the verdant hills. Following the slopes of Shivapuri, Dunche, and other Alpine settlements, we will eventually arrive in the Langtang Region. The Langtang valley’s pine woodland and overall verdant vista will be enchanting. The northern Himalayas, including Hiunchuli, Langtang Lirung, and Dhaulagiri, will be fully visible. Gliding above the sky, the bird’s-eye perspective of the beautiful valley will be spellbinding. Furthermore, livestock grazing on the verdant fields of the cliffs will be visible from the helicopter’s windshield. The birds and waterways will shine brightly, and the view of sunlight through the Himalayas provides an incredible atmosphere as you reach the remote section of the Langtang Region.
8: 15 AM
Touch Down at Kyanjin Gompa
The helicopter will land us at the Kyanjin Gompa after giving us a stunning aerial view of the Langtang. The first walk outside will make us feel incredible because of the Himalayan atmosphere and Kyanjin’s surroundings. The panoramic view of the snowy Himalayas and the verdant landscape to the south of Kyanjin will be astonishing to witness.
Exploration of Kyanjin Gompa: 45 minutes to 1 hour
First and foremost, we will tour neighboring monasteries, including the magnificent Kyanjin Gompa. The magnificent prayer flags of the monastery will flicker in the breeze that descends from the Himalayas, making the sight even more astonishing. More than that, the majestic vibe of the monastery will be something lovely to imbibe as it symbolizes Buddhist arts and crafts as well as Tibetian-Nepalese culture. From here, one may trek to the Tserko Ri and Kyanjin Ri, which take about 4 to 5 hours to reach the summit. More than that, we will also visit the nearby Yak cheese factories and admire the processes of making it. The beautiful view of yak grazing on the meadows of the Langtang valleys will be astounding to witness. Also, the view of the Yala peak, Lakpa Dorje, gives a beautiful vibe to the exploration. Following our exploration, we will enjoy a delicious breakfast in the center of the small tranquil neighborhood of Langtang while engaging with the local Tamang residents knowing more about the region’s heavenly attractions and their cultural background.
9: 20 AM
Fly back to Kathmandu from Langtang: 30 – 40 minutes of helicopter flight.
After completing the sightseeing of Kyanjin Gompa and relishing the vista of the Himalayan range, we will board the helicopter for the final time. The helicopter will take us south, above the Langtang National Park, which serves as a habitat for several endangered animal and vegetation species. The beauty of the Rhododendron woods, dwellings, and the shining Himalayas of Manaslu, Lamjung, Nayakanga, and Langtang Lirung from the helicopter will be spectacular. Following more than 30 minutes of flight, we will soar over the bustling city of Kathmandu and make a touchdown at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
10: 15 AM
Transfer back to your hotel from the airport.
Our tour representative will wait to pick you up in a private vehicle when you arrive at the airport. Traveling from the airport to the hotel will take a short while, where you can rest before going out for an evening walk at the Thamel.
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