Langtang Valley Helicopter Trek - 7 Days

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Langtang Valley Helicopter Trek is probably the closest trekking route with returning by helicopter ride to Kathmandu. Langtang Helicopter trekking is luxurious way of experiencing trekking and helicopter ride in a single tour.

Highlights of Langtang Helicopter Trek

  • Tamang Culture and tradition
  • Close views of Langtang range
  • Breathtaking view of Mount Langtang and Himalayan wide range
  • Comfortable Accommodation and hygiene meals everyday
  • Helicopter fly back from Langtang valley

Langtang Valley Helicopter Trek is probably the closest trekking route from the Kathmandu valley. Langtang Region is very less explored and still sustains authentic Tibetan Buddhist Sherpa culture just next to Tibetan boarder. Enjoy the best views of rolling hills filled with green lush forests and also explore the mesmerizing views of gigantic mountain peaks from the trekking route.

One can start to enjoy the immense natural beauties from the very beginning of Langtang Valley Helicopter Trek. The awe-inspiring views of snowcapped mountain ranges from the perspective of bird’s eye view. On the trail you will also observe the countryside lifestyle and the unique cultures of the locals residing in Langtang Region.

However, driving to Langtang region is tedious and first few days of walking is tiring, Helicopter Trek to Langtang Valley will allow trekkers to avoid tedious drive and offers safe and luxurious way to observe the undisturbed beauty of the region. The helicopter lands right in the scenic part of the valley, from where walking is easier and views are incredible.

Trekking to Langtang Valley on foot is also a good idea, as you will observe the thrilling experience in bus and also get to observe the different natural wonders but Helicopter Tour package is an ideal choice for the peoples with short holidays and / or peoples who don’t have interest in walking. Also, oldies and kids can complete the Langtang Valley Heli Tour safely and easily. This could be a good option for your Family Trek in Nepal.

Within just 4 days from Kathmandu valley, one can enjoy the very beautiful and land of peace – Kanjyin Gompa, climb the Kanjyin Ri (4,773 meters), or Cherko Ri (approx. 5000m) etc. All the days of the trekking are equally exciting with charming views of mountain peaks and awesome natural with unique xultures and traditions of the local communities. If you can manage a couple of extra days, climbing Yala Peak (5,520m) is a good idea.

Join with Nepal Trekking in Himalayas and make your trekking in Nepal beyond your expectation. We offer you the best trekking experience in Nepal Himalayas with quality service. Also, trekking with us (Experienced Team) in Himalayas make your trip lifetime memorable.

Day 1
Arrival to TIA airport. Pick up from there then check in to hotel in Kathmandu

Representative of our team will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few meters from the exit door. Please do check your name at Show card to find our team member. From airport you will be brought you to hotel in Kathmandu. From the airport to the hotel it would take around 20 minute drive. After you settle down in your hotel room and refreshed, we will brief you the schedule and plan of your trip.

Day 2
Free day in Kathmandu or self sight seeing around valley

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites including the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddha Nath) which is one of the largest stupas in the world.

Day 3
Fly in a Helicopter to Ghoratabala and walk to Langtang

Drive to the airport and take a Helicopter ride to the Langtang valley north of Kathmandu. The scenic flight takes about half an hour to land at Ghoratabala at 2,950 m. At this altitude, we are in alpine meadow surrounded by snow peaks. Walk 3 hrs to Langtang village at 3,330 m. Overnight in teahouse.

Day 4
Trek to Kyanjin Gumpa (3730m)

Walk through the beautiful grassland following the Langtang River upstream to Kyanjin Gumpa. The valley opens wide and more of the snow peaks become visible including the Langtang Lirung (7,204 m). Overnight in comfortable teahouse.

Day 5
Explore the Langtang valley. Cherko Ri (4,993 m) is option.

There are several side trips and climbs in the valley. Climb to the Kyanjin Ri (4,650 m) takes about 3 hrs. Walk to the end of the glaciated Langtang valley to Langshisha Karka with pack lunch. If you still feel fit, climb Cherko Ri (4,993 m) for the 360° view of Snow peaks.

Day 6
Helicopter flight back to Kathmandu

Free day in Kathmandu You can Explore Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square

Day 7
Final Departure

The journey comes to an end today! A representative from Nepal Trekking in Himalayas will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight.

Price Includes

  • Hotel in Kathmandu with B/B basic (Centrally located, attach bathroom, hot and cold shower)
  • All government taxes and Langtang National Park entry fees as well as local charge
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System). We need two photograph each for permit.
  • Required number of experienced English speaking guides (trained by Ministry of tourism), and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipment’s, their food and accommodation).
  • 4 days porter wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equipments
  • 4 days guide wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equpipments
  • 3 nights best Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services.
  • Rescue arrangement in emergency situation & worst weather condition
  • Helicopter to Ghoratabala and Langtang Valley to Kathmandu
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bag, down jacket/duffle bag (we provide these if necessary).
  • All necessary Domestic airport taxes.
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish disposal.
  • Our Service charge and government taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Extra nights hotel stay in Kathmandu.
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies, such as ground transportation & Heli recue/medical/hospitalization. Medical etc).
  • Your International flight ticket airfare
  • Energetic chocolate/energy drinks/alcohol/mineral water/cigarettes/packing food snacks etc
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses, such as Laundry/WIFI on trek/phone call
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Nepal entry visa fees which can get up on your arrival in Kathmandu airport
  • Sightseeing tour and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned herein
1. How difficult are the treks?

It depends on the individuals’ adaptation of walking in any situation and at any circumstances. It depends on the location and choice of trekkers. Both difficult as well as easy treks are available. Difficulty of the treks depends on the region of the trek and duration of it. Shorter treks tend to be easier while longer ones require some physical fitness.

2. How safe Women traveling alone with your company?

Completely, we assure the safety and security of the women travelling with us. We will provide the privacy that the women need. We will also give you a personal room on lodge and personal tent for camping while trekking.

3. What is tea house trekking?

Tea House Trek – is a trek during which at the end of each trekking day you stay for overnight in Tea Houses. “Trekking Guide Team Adventure” also organizes Camping Treks during which you stay for overnight in tents which our guides will set up for you and food during such treks will be cooked by our experienced cook.

4. Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Yes, you can get it in Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. As you arrive to airport fill the form and proceed to the visa line. You have to pay 25US$ for 15 days of visa from the day of issue, 40US$ for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days of tourist visa. For this you have to bring two passport size photos.

5. What is the best air route to my destination?

There are enough airline companies operating daily flights from Middle East of Kathmandu. Kathmandu only has got only international airport in Nepal so, where ever you are coming from you must come through tribhuvan international airport.

6. What type of insurance should I have before come to Nepal? Can I get it there?

For coming to Nepal you should have both medical and Rescue evacuation insurance. Yes you can get it here too, but we recommend purchasing it in your own country to avoid any last minute hassle and basal.

7. When should I travel to Nepal?

In Nepal it rains a lot between Junes to August. You too can enjoy great treks during this period of year in rain shadow region. But if you planning for more popular trek autumn and spring is the best time. As during this period climate will be moderate and will favorable for the trekking.

8. What kinds of banking facilities in Nepal?

Nepal has modern banking facilities having branches of some international bank. Almost all foreign currency along with credit card such as American Express, Visa and Master card are accepted. Nepal also has ATM facilities.

9. When should I book my trip?

We suggest you to book your trip in advance to avoid the disappointment and hassles. We too will make an effort to accommodate last minute bookings but some time due to the last minute planning we may unintentionally make few mistake which may offend you so it will be better to do advance booking.

10. Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

Yes, our agency representative will pick you from airport. We will be displaying our placard of your name with our agency name.

11. How much spending money should I bring?

This depends on the destination you will be at and package, facilities you may choose . However our trip profile will give you information about how to budget form additional meals, optional excursions and extra expenses that might occur in any specific trip.

12. Does your company help to arrange domestic flight, international flight, hotel bookings and other services?

Since we are Nepal based company we refer to arrange your international flights from your home town. But domestic flight ticket will be included in our package. Other help like river rafting, city guided tour, mountain flight, jungle safari will be provided according to your necessities.

13. What is the physical conditioning level needed for trekking?

If you are in good physical condition then you do not require any hiking experience for short trekking. But if you are planning for the longer ones then you should do long day hikes at your home.

14. Is a Trekking permit needed?

Permit is not required for trekking in Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and some other regions. However, conservation permits or National park permits are required. There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal where trekking permits are required.

15. Are the food / water safe to eat / drink?

All the meals are prepared with high standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetables are soaked in iodine before preparation. Most of lodges serve boiled and filter water which is safe. It is also possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trek.

16. What happens if there is an emergency?

All of our guides are trained with first aid and have basic idea about the physical problems that may arise during trekking. If an emergency occur then we will cover initial expenses of rescue operation as these expenses will need to be recovered from your insurance company. For minor cases there are health posts established by foreign doctors and many are staffed by overseas personnel.

17. What are your payment terms?

You need to pay 30% of total price as advance deposit to conform reservation before arriving to Nepal. Rest of the payment can be paid after arrival.

18. Can we bring some food from home?

You can bring power bars, cereal bars and similar high energy foods, powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration.

20. Is there any communication when we are on the mountain?

In the way in many villages along the popular trekking routes you can find telephones from where you can make international calls. And now a days we have the internet facilities most of the trekking destination.

21. What’s the difference between trekking, hiking and mountain climbing?

You can do all day walk, where you stay overnight (or several nights) at three activities in Nepal, but they are quite different things. Trekking is a multi-the place you’ve walked to.
Hiking generally refers to a one-day walk. It might be two hours or eight, but if it takes place within a single day, it’ll probably be referred to as a hike.
Mountain climbing is another thing entirely. It takes special equipment, training and comes with more risk. Neither trekking nor hiking require any special skill, other than the ability to walk.

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