Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

Trip At Glance

Duration 1 Hour
Transportation Helicopter
Group Size 1+
Difficulty Easy
Max Elevation 4,380m
Meal Pay extra
Trip Start / Ends Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Price USD 500
Package: Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour
Trip Note: Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.

    Trip Overview

    Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour takes you holiest place Gosaikunda Lake - Sacred place.

    Gosaikunda also spelled Gosainkunda is a significant place of interest on the Dhunche-Helambu trekking route. This trek adjoins the famous Langtang Valley trek in the same district. Both treks can be combined. Basic accommodation is quite easily available. Tea houses offer a variety of food and snacks.

    The trek to Gosaikunda starts in Dhunche Village or Syabru Besi in the Langtang Himal, or in Sundarijal in the Kathmandu Valley. When starting from Dhunche, the first day involves a long steady climb to reach Chandan Bari at an altitude of about 3,200 m (10,500 ft). Laurebinayak at about 3,700 m (12,100 ft) can be reached on the second day. At this point, some trekkers choose to climb ahead to Gosaikunda, though altitude sickness is a concern as the ascent is rather steep. Many trekkers choose to stay at Laurebinayak, which also provides sunset and sunrise views of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal. The descent from Gosaikund to Sundarijal (सुन्दरीजल) takes about four days and involves a short climb to Laurebina La at 4,610 m (15,120 ft), a rapid descent to Phedi and onwards to Ghopte. Depending on pace, there are options to stay at Thadepati, Mangengoth, Kutumsang and at many villages farther downhill. The trails are well marked, except between Ghopte and Thadepati.

    Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour is the fastest way to reach Gosaikunda in safety and comfort way. To clarify,  it only takes 15-20 minutes’ helicopter ride to reach the holy lake. During the flight, the guests can enjoy the amazing view of the neighboring peaks complemented by the breathtaking scenery. Meanwhile, our experienced pilot interacts with the guests narrating the wonderful journey making sure that they are well taken care of.

    Gosaikunda lake

    The areas of Gosaikunda has been delineated as a religious site. Hindu mythology attributes Gosaikunda as the abode of the Hindu deities Shiva and Gauri. The Hindu scriptures Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu Purana and the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata refer to Samudra Manthan, which is directly related to the origin of Gosaikunda. The water of Gosaikunda is considered holy water whereas there is a place carrying a particular significance during the Gangadashara festival and the Janai Purnima festival where thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and India visit the area. Gosaikunda is believed to have been created by Lord Shiva when he thrust his Trishul (holy Trident) into a mountain to extract water so that he could cool his stinging throat after he had swallowed poison.

    Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour Highlights

    • Gosaikunda lake Heli Tour is a sacred pilgrimage tour.
    • It was believed to be created by Lord-Shiva is still meditating inside the lake.
    • Outstanding image of Himalayan Peaks.
    • Landing at Gosaikunda, you can walk around the lake.
    • Landing at the bank of Gosaikunda Holy Lake (4380 m.)
    • The mesmerizing view of the Langtang Himalayan Range.
    • 20 to 30 minutes of ground time.
    • Total 01-hour package from Kathmandu Airport and back.

    Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour Itinerary

    • 7:00 Am: Transfer to Airport.

    • 7:30 Am To 8:30 Am: Fly from Kathmandu To Gosaikunda & Do worship (havan Puja) and visit Langtang Village for Breakfast.

    • 9:00 Am: Finally, Departure to Kathmandu.

    Trip Includes/Exclude

    Gosaikunda Helicopter tour FAQ

    WHAT IS THE SCENERY LIKE ON THE GOSAIKUNDA?

    Rivers, valleys, forests, suspension bridges, monasteries, Nepalese villages and, of course, the stunning alpine lakes make up most of the beautiful scenery on this trek.

    WHAT TRAVEL INSURANCE DO I NEED?

    You will need a specialist high altitude trekking insurance that covers you up to an altitude of 5000m and that specifically covers you for helicopter evacuation. The profile of the trek means that it is not easy to descend quickly by foot and helicopter evacuation is sometimes essential.

    US $500pp

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