Goisaikunda Helicopter Tour is a helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda and back. It is the fastest way to reach Gosaikunda which is famous for religious purpose like ‘Yatra’ and to visit the Langtang Himalaya Range.
Gosaikunda Helicopter tour is a great tour for those traveler who cannot do long hiking but want to explore the beauty of the lake along the view of Langtang mountain region. This tour starts from Kathmandu and ends on Kathmandu which last for 2 hours. Our helicopter will land at the bank of the lake for any puja, holy bath or exploration of Gosainkunda Lake.
After Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour and Annapurna Helicopter tour, this is the third most popular helicopter tour in Nepal. This helicopter tour is cheaper and is of short duration where you can explore the close up view of Langtang Himalaya Range.
About Gosainkunda Lake
Gosainkunda lake is alpine fresh water body system that falls from Langtang National Park at an altitude of 4380m and remain frozen in winter season in October to June. 108 lakes can be found in this area and the water of this lake is considered as holy water. Many people from Nepal and India came to this lake during the Gangadashara Festival and Janai Purnima Festival.
How was lake created?
This place is described as religious site and is regarded as home of Lord Shiva and Gauri. The Lake has been refered as Samudra Manthan in old Hindu scriptures “Bhagavata Purna”, “Vishnu Purna” and “Ramayan” where it is believed that this lake was created by Lord Shiva when he thrust his Trishul (Holy Trident) into mountain to extract water so that he could cool his stinging throat after he had swallowed poison.
Departure and Arrival Location: Kathmandu, Nepal Airport
Departure Time: Before 3 Hours
A private vehicle will pick you up from the hotel and drop you at the Kathmandu airport from where our journey to Gosainkunda Lake from helicopter starts.
We will fly to Gosainkunda Lake and will land at the bank of lake for Holy Puja (worship) or exploration depending on travelers choice. After 30 minutes we will fly to Langtang Village where we will have our morning breakfast having the amazing view of Langtang Mountain Ranges.
After breakfast we will head to Kathmandu at Kathmandu Airport where we will finish our helicopter tour and you will be drop back to hotel.