Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour is the easiest and fastest way to explore the Gosaikunda tour. Gosaikunda also spelt Gosainkunda and Gosain Kunda is an alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake in Nepal’s Langtang National Park, located at an altitude of 4,380 m (14,370 ft) in Rasuwa District with a surface of 13.8 ha (34 acres). Together with associated lakes, the Gosaikunda Lake complex is 1,030 ha (4.0 sq mi) in size and has been designated a Ramsar site on 29 September 2007.
The lake melts and sips down to form the Trishuli River and remains frozen for six months of the winter season in October to June. There are 108 lakes in this area, small to medium in size. The challenging Lauribina yak at an altitude of 4,610 m (15,120 ft) is on its outskirts.
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 is a significant place of interest on the Dhunche-Helambu heli tour. This tour adjoins the famous Langtang valley; in the same district. Both aerial tours can be combined. Basic accommodation is quite easily available.
The Aerial Tour of Gosaikunda starts in Dhunche Village or Syabru Besi in the Langtang Himal, or in Sundarijal in the Kathmandu Valley. When starting from Dhunche you can take the beautiful views of Chandan Bari at an altitude of about 3,200 m (10,500 ft) & Laurebina yak at about an altitude of 3,700 m (12,100 ft). At the aerial ahead to Gosaikunda, though altitude sickness is a concern as the ascent. At Laurebina yak, it also provides sunset and sunrise views of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal. The descent from Gosaikunda to Sundarijal, and Laurebina yak at 4,610 m (15,120 ft), a rapid descent to Phedi and onwards to Ghopte.Also depending on pace, you have to see the aerial views of Thadepati, Mangengoth, Kutumsang and at many villages farther downhill. The heli tours are well marked, except between Ghopte and Thadepati.
This tour starts from Kathmandu and ends at Kathmandu after landing at the bank of Lake. A break of the half-hour is given at the bank for any puja, Havan(worship) or holy bath. The tour will take the total time of 2 hours Gosaikunda helicopter tour price depends on private and sharing pax policy.
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.
The helicopter can accommodate a maximum of 5 pax excluding pilots. In 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 eligible for a helicopter tour.
There is no age barrier to experience this trip. But in case of child, children above 3 years old can eligible for helicopter tour. All age groups can experience a helicopter tour.
Yes, kids are also required to make payment to experience this tour.
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 affected due to weather you can try the next day.
Most of the helicopter in our fleet will fly above 16000 ft to 23000 ft with a maximum capacity of 5 Passengers.
March / April / May / September/ October /November / are the peak season for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. In those months we announce every day fixed departure on our website. If your willing to travel for the next season please kindly contact us for pre-fixed departure dates,