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    Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

    5.00/5 from 4 reviews

    At a Glance

    • Destination
    • Duration
      02 hrs
    • Trip Difficulty
      Easy Tour
    • Activities
      Helicopter Tour only
    • Vehicle
      Private Luxury Tourist Vehicles and Aeroplane
    • Max. People
    Gosaikunda Helicopter TourMap
    • StartsKathmandu, Nepal
    • EndsKathmandu, Nepal

    About - Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

    Gosaikunda is one of the most popular and best destinations for Helicopter Tours in Nepal. Every year thousands of people visit this holy place in pursuit of peace and blessing. Gosaikunda is a sacred place in Nepal that is venerated by both Hindus and Buddhists. Gosaikunda Lake is an alpine freshwater lake in Langtang National Park in the Rasuwa district, at an elevation of 4,380 meters (14,370 feet). Each year during the months of Shrawan (mid-July to mid-august), thousands of Nepalese and Indian pilgrims visit this holy place to worship and pray to the supreme god Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri.

    Gosaikunda is not only known as the great holy place of Nepal but this is one of the most beautiful destinations to explore for natural beauty. A huge number of tourists visit Gosaikunda to enjoy its true beauty in a peaceful environment. The lake's surface area is around 34 acres, and it remains frozen for the entirety of the winter season, from October to June. The beauty of the Gosaikunda Lake and other associated lakes mesmerize anyone who approaches there. The oligotrophic lakes reflect the snow-capped mountains, and mostly the treeless hills take your breath away. Gosaikunda is one of the best destinations with lots of things to do. The most popular are the Trekking and Helicopter Tours. The Gosaikunda trek requires long walking while the Helicopter tour is the quickest, and simplest way to approach the Holy land.

    Gosaikunda's origins may be traced back to the Ramayana and Mahabharata epics, which allude to the lake as Samundra Manthan. According to Hindu mythology, Gosaikunda is the abode of the Hindu gods Shiva and Gauri. The water of Gosaikunda is considered holy, and people from all across Nepal and India go to the site during the Hindu festivals of Gangadashahara and Janai Purnima. The lake is thought to have developed after Lord Shiva sank his Trishul (Shiva's Trident) into the mountain to collect water to soothe his burning throat after swallowing poison. Pilgrims believe that drinking water from Gosainkunda Lake will protect their bodies from damage for the rest of their lives.

    The greatest way to appreciate the magnificence of the entire Gosaikunda region is to take a Gosaikunda helicopter tour. Because the flight departs from Kathmandu, you will be treated to spectacular aerial views of the entire Kathmandu valley as well as the surrounding lush hills. Slowly, the plane rises, revealing a vista of the Himalayas rising over the foothills. You'll be mesmerized by the overhead views of the hills, rivers, cannons, communities, cultural and historical landmarks, and ponds. The aerial views of the hills and clouds surrounding the valley are the highlight of the flight. The rest of the flight is incredible.

    The treeless slopes gradually appear, followed by a series of oligotrophic aquamarine lakes. The Gosaikunda area is known for its treeless hills. The snow-capped Himalayas dominated the background above the treeless hills in the north. We land near the GosaiKunda, or Gosai Pond, and begin exploring the gorgeous Gosaikunda area, as well as visiting several surrounding linked lakes. If you are a pilgrim who wants to pray and worship, there is also time set out for Havan Puja. Before flying back, we eat breakfast in a nearby village, having gained a once-in-a-lifetime experience and capturing the grandeur of Gosaikunda's remote and holy region.

    Major Highlights of the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour 

    Spectacular Aerial Views

    The aerial views are one of the delights of the Gosaikunda Helicopter tour. The gorgeous Kathmandu valley and the neighboring hills around it are breathtaking. Furthermore, the hills and ridges hidden behind fogs and clouds, as well as the cannon between two massive hills shrouded in mist, are like a fantasy realm. The first thing you notice is the breathtaking aerial view of the Langtang valley and Gosaikunda, both of which appear to be breathtaking from above.

    Treeless Hills around the Gosaikunda Area

    Gosaikunda is the Himalayan land and the lakes are frozen almost for half of the year. For more than 4 mounts, the snow covered the entire area. The significance of the Gosaikunda and the ridge around the Holy ponds are no trees and somewhere a few small bushes. The isolated desolate of the Gosaikunda is boring or disgusting. Unlike other remote areas, Gosaikunda is a calmful plate. The area is both serene and shrine.

    Biggest Pilgrimage in Nepal and the popular destination for holy travelers

    Nepal is the most popular destination for the holy tour among Hindus and Buddhists from all around the world. Gosaikunda is one of the religious sites in Nepal where numbers of Hindus make the religious tour. As per Hindu Mythology, the lakes around the Gosaikunda area are believed to be a footmark of Lord Shiva. There are 108 Kunda (Lakes) in this area, with Saraswati Kunda, Bhairab Kunda, Surya Kunda, Naga Kunda, and Gosaikunda being the most well-known among pilgrims. 

    During the month of Shwran (Mid-July to Mid-August), every year, thousands of pilgrims come to this holy place to worship and pray to Lord Shiva and Goddess Gauri and pray for a healthy life.

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    Gosaikunda and associate lakes in the Ramsar Site in Nepal

    Gosaikunda and the associated lakes with an area of 1030 Ha is the Highest altitude Ramsar site in Nepal with an elevation of 4700m after Gokyo lakes and the associated lakes. The Gosaikunda and the associated lakes are oligotrophic lakes and this is the main reason that Hindus called the water of the lakes pure and holy water due to its huge benefits.

    More Highlights of the Gosaikunda Helicopter tour

    • Spectacular mountain vistas of the sky touching peaks of the Langtang Range
    • Stunning landscapes from the top of the snow-capped mountains through treeless hills to the lower basin of the Hills
    • Beautiful cannon and the basin between the two giant hills filled with mist and clouds
    • Beautiful oligotrophic lakes in the Gosaikunda Area (More than 12 including Saraswoti Kunda, Vishnu Kunda, Surya Kunda, Bhairava Kunda, etc.)
    • The mouth of the Trisuli River swallows the Melting snow and the freshwater of the Gosaikunda and other associated lakes
    • Aerial views of the Mountains, hills, and the basin
    • Amazing time spent in the Gosaikunda region, etc.

    Gosaikunda Helicopter tour Cost Details

    This package is designed for the basic needs and requirements of travelers. Almost all necessary costs are included in the package. For more clarity check the inclusion and exclusion list.

    Gosaikunda Helicopter tour Departure Time

    Usually, The departure time for a Helicopter tour to Gosaikunda is 7:00 am. In case of bad weather and technical problems, the departure time may be changed or the flight may be postponed or canceled. Otherwise, the flight takes off as per the fixed departure time. for confirmation of the Helicopter departure time for the Gosaikunda tour, please check the confirmation letter or tickets

    If you're looking for similar types of trips or want other options for your travel plan then we also offer some of the best Helicopter tours, trekking, and tour packages such as Helicopter tours to Langtang, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tours from Kathmandu, Everest Helicopter Tour, Helicopter Tour to Upper Mustang, Mardi Himal Tour from Pokhara and many more.

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    Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour Itinerary

    Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour: 2 Hours flight by helicopter

    6:30 AM
    ➺ Pick up from the hotel in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport
    7:00 AM
    ➺ Check-in at the airport and fly to Gosaikunda: 30 minutes flight
    7:30 AM
    ➺ Landing at the Gosaikunda Lake and visit Langtang Village for breakfast. Free time to enjoy the Himalayan scenery with the views of several other mountains: 1 hour
    8:30 AM
    ➺ Fly back to Kathmandu.
    9:00 AM
    ➺ Transfer back to your hotel

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    What's Included

      Pick up and drop by a private vehicle from your hotel and airport.
      Witness fantastic Himalayan peaks, lakes and glaciers
      Helicopter tour to Kathmandu - Gosaikunda and return.
      20 minutes stop at Gosaikunda for sightseeing.

    What's Excluded

      Items of a personal nature.
    • TIPS
      Tips for the driver. (Tipping is expected).
    1. Introduction of Nepal
    2. Before Traveling Nepal
    3. While You are in Nepal
    4. Before You Plan Nepal Trip

    Dates & Availability

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      Mr. jack
      United States of America (the), Chicago

      Heli ride to holy Gosaikunda

      Me and my family went to explore Nepal and we take the Kathmandu tour with the Nagarkot sunrise view and the Gosaikunda heli ride. one day full trip and the view from the Nagarkot is magical. the Gosainkunda helicopter ride is one of the best experiences i ever had in my life. The view from above looks really amazing and the beauty of nature seems so close to us. It was a great trip and we enjoy it thanks to the Luxury Holiday Nepal team for the hard work to make this trip success for us. 

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      Mr. joe john
      United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the), London

      Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour

      The Gosainkunda helicopter tour is a very short and sweet tour of the amazing holy site o Nepal. the aerial view of the lake looks stunning and i am really amazed by the beauty of the surrounding Gosaikumnda area. My heli trip to Gosainkunda was a great experience and enjoy the trip. 

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      Mr. Jaemin
      United States of America (the), Atlanta

      Heli tour in Nepal

      I always wanted to experience the thrill of a Helicopter ride in the Himalayan area in the surrounding nature and i did that in Nepal on my last trip. I have planned the trek to Annapurna Base Camp and the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour. Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the best treks i have done so far and it is a very beautiful region. And the Gosaikunda Heli ride is best. I am really glad that i did this heli ride and get a new experience for myself. All thanks to the Luxury Holiday Nepal Team. 

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    Essential Information

    1. Payment Method and Booking Confirmations for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour
    Once the reservation and travelling dates are confirmed you need to make advance payment which can be paid online by using your card.

    2. Weight Limits On The Flights for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour
    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 a charter, basis a helicopter can accommodate up to 5 Pax. Children above 3 years old can be eligible for a helicopter tour.

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

    4. Charge For Kids
    kids are also required to make payments to experience this tour.

    5. Weather Conditions for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour
    Mountain weather is often unpredictable. It highly depends upon the 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 the weather you can try the next day.

    6. Best Time for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour
    March / April / May / September/ October /November / are the peak season for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour. In those months we announce an 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,

    7. Clothes for Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour
    Clothing should be comfortable and casual. Dark shirts or tops are recommended for photo taking. Bright-colored clothing may put a reflective glare on the helicopter Plexiglas windows which may refract in your photos. Dark clothing helps to eliminate the reflection.

    8. Health and Medical condition during the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour
    Although most of our guests enjoy our flights with no discomfort at all, some guests are prone to motion sickness. If this applies to you, we would recommend taking Dramamine or a similar product. As with all medicines, consult with your doctor before use. All of our flights are sightseeing tours and our pilots take pride in providing the smoothest, safest, and most enjoyable tours available. Helicopters have “Sickness Bags” on board if needed.

    10. Guarantee To See Everything as per the itinerary - Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour
    Tour description is based on what sites have been most requested in the area to be toured. Every attempt will be made by our pilots to cover each site described or requested by you, weather permitting. Pilots will adjust their flight paths for wind and weather. We have many alternate sites to recommend. You will have the very best helicopter tour of Nepal. Again, your safety and comfort are our primary concerns.

    Additional Information
    ⇒ Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
    ⇒ We recommend you bring warm clothing during winter
    ⇒ Wheelchair accessible

    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start date of the experience.

    1. Introduction of Nepal
    2. Before Traveling Nepal
    3. While You are in Nepal
    4. Before You Plan Nepal Trip
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