The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour is the best option to get to Gosaikunda safely and comfortably. The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour is a day trip, a sacred pilgrim trip to the Langtang region. It is believed that Lord Shiva created the lake, and followers believe that Lord Shiva is still meditating on the lake. Thousands of Hindu devotees make pilgrimages by trekking or helicopter. During the flight, you can enjoy the unbelievable view of the neighboring peaks, complemented by the remarkable scenery. The Gosaikunda helicopter tour takes an hour by helicopter from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda Lake.
· Suitable for people of all ages.
· Safe flight with qualified pilots
· Aerial view of picturesque villages, lush forests, and landscapes.
· Visit the Gosainkunda holey Lake, a pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists.
· 45-minute helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Gosainkuda and back to Kathmandu
· panoramic view of the Mount Manaslu and Ganesh Himal Range from the helicopter
Day 1: Helicopter tour to Gosaikunda
The Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour takes you to the sacred Gosaikunda Lake. This lake believed to have been the former residence of Lord Shiva and Parbati. Countless pilgrims, especially from India and Nepal, come here for their holiness. Due to its beauty, thousands of hikers come here for trekking and extension on the Langtang Valley Trek or Helambu Trek.
The regular hike to Gosaikunda Lake lasts about a week. You also have to cross a mountain pass called Laurebina La, which is quite tricky. Of course, the hike is worth the full strenuous hike for hours for a week if you have the time and energy. When hiking, you can also get in touch with the local culture. However, multi-day trekking in the Himalayas is not the best option for everyone for many reasons, including lack of time or physical strength. However, this shouldn't be the reason not to enjoy this extraordinary Himalayan beauty, especially if you are looking for a spiritual retreat or part of exotic Hindu culture.
Samudra Manthan has been mentioned in many Hindu scriptures as Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu Purana, Ramayana, and Mahabharata, during which Lord Shiva drank the poison. It is believed that he received water from the mountains and formed Lake Gosaikunda to alleviate his sore throat.
There is no risk of altitude sickness as long as you only spend the recommended time on the lake. No preparation is required. The Gosaikunda Lake Helicopter Tour can be immediate decision to add a more exciting and worthwhile activity to your trip to Nepal.
Spring and fall are the best seasons for the Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour, but there is no wrong time for this tour. This pilgrimage is perfect for anyone who wants to visit a remote and mythical lake at high altitude in just a few hours.
The Gosainkunda Helicopter Tour starts in the early morning. Our staff will pick you up from the hotel and drop to Kathmandu Airport. In about 45 minutes you can reach the Gosainkundasee with a panoramic view.
Whether the lake is frozen or not depends on the time of your trip. You can explore the lake and enjoy the fresh, cold air. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the lake, the mountains, and the rugged landscape. Since the lake has tremendous religious values, you can also do a hawan or puja. You can also immerse yourself in this sacred river, and people believe in washing away your sins.
You can also have breakfast in a nearby tea house. After spending about an hour in Gosainkunda, hop on the helicopter and return to Kathmandu. The same scenic beauty will unfold before your eyes again.
Kathmandu to Lake Gosaikunda Helicopter flight
All collections and returns to the airport
Necessary permits for government and tax
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
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Accommodation is not included
Gosainkunda Lake altitude is 4,380 meters in Langtang National Park. Many hikers visit from all over the world who wants to experience the calm and unspoiled beauty. It is also a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists who believed that Lord Shiva drank poison after Samundra Manthan and injured his neck in the process. It thought that he came to this place to heal his neck. Pilgrims believe that bathing in the sacred lake of Gosaikunda eliminates pain, sadness, and sins.
This sacred lake is visited by hundreds of pilgrims from Nepal and India during Gangadashahara and Janai Purnima. This lake is on uneven terrain and surrounded by views of snowy mountains.
Helicopter flight and scenic beauty
The flight itself is exciting, and during 45-minute flights, you can enjoy breathtaking views from the helicopter. However, it depends on the weather. The Kathmandu valley, surrounded by hills and mountains, can be seen in the first minutes of flight, while the mountain begins to grow slowly.
Picturesque villages, lush forests, and rivers appear in Gosaikunda. There are 108 lakes in the area, but the main three are Gosainkunda, Saraswatikunda, and Bhairabkunda, which you see from the helicopter.
Most of the areas in Langtang, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu, as well as some Tibetan peaks, can be seen during this helicopter flight. The aerial view of these lakes, surrounded by snow-capped mountains, can be appreciated by people from all over the world.
Gosaikunda helicopter tour is one of the shortest and most fascinating holy tours in Nepal. The entire tour lasts about an hour and a half with a total flight time of 40 minutes.
by Devdash Kulkarni, India
We were in Nepal on our family vacation trip and had visited many places like Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan. However, we were not entirely satisfied with the tour and asked Kishor about the special pilgrimage. He suggests a helicopter ride to Gosaikunda. We didn't know about the helicopter flight to Gosainkunda and that made everything easier. Kishor explains everything in detail. Then we booked the Gosaikunda Heli Tour as it was one of the most important pilgrimage sites of Lord Shiva. There was no way to walk to Gosainkunda and there were no buses available.
It only took us an hour to complete this tour and we had more fun than we thought. The landscape and the lake were so amazing and the lake was surreal. We all were so happy. Thank you Kishor for this amazing experience, I will visit Nepal again.
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