Gosaikunda Helicopter Day Tour is the fastest and easiest way to explore the Holy lake Gosaikunda Lake. If you plan to walk to the Gosaikunda Lake, you are required to allow at least four to five days and trek for six to seven hours a day. Therefore, the Gosaikunda Helicopter Day Tour can be the perfect idea for those who have short holiday time and do not prefer to trek for multiple days. Gosainkunda is located in the Rasuwa District with a surface of 34 acres and at an altitude of 4380 meters above sea level. The Gosainkunda has been considered as a religious site for Hindus devotees and the Hindu mythology features Gosaikunda as the adobe of the Hindu gods Shiva and Gauri. The water of Gosaikunda considered holy water whereas there is a place carrying a particular significance during the Janai Purnima and Gangadashara festival. The…
Gosaikunda Helicopter Day Tour is the fastest and easiest way to explore the Holy lake Gosaikunda Lake. If you plan to walk to the Gosaikunda Lake, you are required to allow at least four to five days and trek for six to seven hours a day. Therefore, the Gosaikunda Helicopter Day Tour can be the perfect idea for those who have short holiday time and do not prefer to trek for multiple days.
Gosainkunda is located in the Rasuwa District with a surface of 34 acres and at an altitude of 4380 meters above sea level. The Gosainkunda has been considered as a religious site for Hindus devotees and the Hindu mythology features Gosaikunda as the adobe of the Hindu gods Shiva and Gauri. The water of Gosaikunda considered holy water whereas there is a place carrying a particular significance during the Janai Purnima and Gangadashara festival.
The aerial tour of Gosaijunda starts in Dhunche Village or Syabru Besi in the Langtang Himal, or in Sundarijal in the Kathmandu valley. When you start from Dhunche, you can take the beautiful views of Chandan Bari (3200m) and Laurebina Yak (3700m). The descent from Gosaikunda to Sundarijal, and Laurebin Yak (4610m), a rapid descent to Phedi and onwards to Ghopte. Depending on pace, you have to see the aerial view of Tadepani, Mangengoth, Kutumsang and at many villages further downhill. The Gosaikunda Heli tours are well marked between Ghopte and Thadepati.
Gosaikunda Helicopter Day Tour starts from Kathmandu airport and ends at Kathmandu airport. The chopper lands at the bank of Gosainkunda Lake for 30 minutes, where you can attend worship (Puja) and holy Bath at the lake. The tour takes about 2 hours and the price of the Gosaikunda Helicopter Day tour depends on the private or room sharing plan policy.
|No of Pax||Price in USD /Per Person||Price in INR / Per Person||Price in NPR /Per Person|
|4-5 Pax||USD 450||INR 31,500||NPR 50,000|
|3 Pax||USD 500||INR 36,000||NPR 57,500|
|2 Pax||USD 700||INR 50,000||NPR 80,500|
|1 Pax or Private Charter||USD 1300||INR 95,000||NPR 150,000|
Please read: The given price may change without the prior notification. The Price for Fixed Departure may be different from the mentioned above as it depends on the season and availability. Inquiry or make us a call for exact price and date availability.
Gosainkunda Helicopter Day tour starts after we take off from Kathmandu airport domestic terminal.
One of our representatives from the company will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to the Kathmandu airport domestic terminal. Our staff will introduce you to the helicopter representative at the airport to proceed with the Heli Pad.
Before boarding, pilots will explain some important guidelines and things to avoid during the helicopter flight. You will be introduced to the flight crew and you will have a chance to clear up any queries about the flight.
As we gain altitude, we get to experience the birds-eye view of the bustling Kathmandu valley and then head to the north, away from the city. The helicopter flies over the highways of Nuwakot district, Rasuwa, and Sindhupalchok districts. After about 30 minutes, we land the holy Gosaikunda Lake at the altitude of 4380 meters above sea level.
Once we land at the holy Gosaikunda, the refreshing breeze hits you reminding that you are at the Himalaya now. You will see lakes surrounding by large rocks of different shapes and sizes. If you believe in Hinduism, you can take a holy bath at the lake or swimmers lovers can take a dip but it is not recommended though. If you are planning Poja in the lake, you can attend worship (puja); depending on your things to do, the chopper waits for you up to half an hour.
After breakfast, we return to the helicopter and prepare to return to Kathmandu.
An exciting flight back to Kathmandu from the holy Gosaikunda gives you another opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views and make it a satisfactory trip. After 30 minutes of the ride, you will land at Kathmandu airport and end your trip officially.
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Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.
Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.
Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross country tours.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon season.
Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Nepal Tour and Trekking Do I Need A Visa To Enter Nepal? Yes, all the foreigners, Except Indians need a Nepalese visa in order to enter Nepal. Most of the nationals can get the on-arrival visa at the TIA airport, however, it is advised to consult with your nearby Embassy or Consulate of Nepal. What do I need to get my visa? You need to… Read More »
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