Langtang Trek with Helicopter Return

Langtang Trek with Helicopter Return

Overview And Highlights

Trip Facts

Trip Type

Tea House / Lodge

Grade

Moderate

Altitude

3870

Transportation

Bus / Jeep

Group Size

1+

Best Season

Spring and Autumn

Duration

9

The Langtang trek with a helicopter return is an exciting and efficient way to experience the beauty of the Langtang Valley in Nepal. Langtang Valley is the third most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. It offers more scenic, wild and less intervened region to explore. This trek can be completed in 5 to 7 days timeframe, which is its comparative advantage as compare to other most popular treks. The breathtaking 360 degree view from Kyanjing and Tseko Ri gives you a memory that lasts forever. Mountains like Langtang Lirung, Gang Chhenpo, Naya Kanga, Dorje, Langsisa Ri, Lhakpa Ri, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Gourisankar can be seen during this trek.

Just like other Helicopter trek programs, Langtang trek with Helicopter return package follows the same normal trekking itinerary in the beginning. We will send Helicopter at Kyanjing Gomba after you complete exploration. Langtang Helicopter Trek gives you opportunity to skip descending back on the same track after you reach the highest altitude. Helicopter comes to pick you up at your desired time. It takes about 30 minutes to return back to Kathmandu from Kyanjing by Helicopter.

Best Months/Seasons for Helicopter tour to Langtang Valley: March April and May in Spring season and September, October and November in Autumn season are the best months for this trip.

Key Highlights

  • Scenic Drive: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi is a scenic and includes diverse landscapes
  • Langtang Village: Learn about the Tamang culture, Tibetan Buddhism and enjoy the hospitality of the local people.
  • Kyanjin Gompa: Visit this ancient Kyanjin monastery and explore the stunning valley.
  • 360 Degree View: View from Kyanjing Ri and Tseko ri are superb. Trekkers can captures 360 degree view during this trip.
  • Helicopter Ride: A breathtaking flight back to Kathmandu, offering spectacular aerial views of the mountain, jungle, river and villages

Cost for Langtang Valley trek with Helicopter return depends on number of participants. Most of the helicopters in Nepal are of 5 seats. Therefore, the group consisting of 4-5 people can expect the best price of this trek.  

Important Tips

  • Acclimatization: Take your time to acclimatize, especially at higher altitudes. Confidence is the key to success!
  • Physical Fitness: Prepare yourself with some physical training prior to the trek. You can do jogging, gym or yoga to keep yourself fit.
  • Permits and guide: Ensure you have the required permits (Langtang National Park entry permit and TIMS card). Always travel with a licensed holder trekking guide.

Enjoy your trek and the breathtaking beauty of the Langtang Valley!

Itinerary Expand All Close All

Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400

On your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, you will be greeted with flower garlands/Khadas. Our representative will then take you to your hotel. If time prevails, you will visit office for paperwork. Stay overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

 

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400

Today, you will visit popular world heritage monuments in Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath, and Pashupatinath. Alternatively, you can choose Bhakatapur and Patan sightseeing. By late afternoon you will drive back to your hotel. Stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

 

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1460

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about seven hours. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. Stay overnight at lodge.

 

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2470

The first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail gradually ascends up to Bamboo passing through landslide. Thereafter, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. Stay overnight at lodge.

 

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3430

As you continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela [3000m], the trail emerges from the forest. Once there was a Tibetan resettlement project here, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. Stay overnight at lodge.

 

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3870

The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here, there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. You arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatize and explore the area. Stay overnight at lodge.

 

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3870

This is a day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350m.), directly behind the village, for a breathtaking panorama of the Langtang peaks. Stay overnight at lodge.

 

Food
Breakfast & Lunch
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1350

Fly from Kyangjin Gompa to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

 

Food
Breakfast
Elevation
1400

As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer from your hotel to the airport for your final departure.

What Is Included ?

a) Kathmandu

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private vehicle
  • 3 night hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • One day city sightseeing with an English speaking tour guide and private vehicle
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir

 

b) Trekking

  • One trekking guide (if there are 10 or more participants, we will provide 2 trekking guides)
  • One porter for every 2 trekking participants (1 porter carries 25 kilograms of luggage)
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
  • Trekking equipments: Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffle bags and trekking poles
  • Entry permits for Langtang National Park
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Land transportation from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi by private jeep
  • Insurance and equipments for all guides and porters
  • First aid kit
  • Tax, VAT and our service charge
  • Rescue assistance (In case of emergency, we will organize prompt and professional rescue services. To arrange timely evacuation/rescue by helicopter, you must be well insured from a reliable travel insurance company that covers both helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost.)

What Is Excluded?

  • Personal nature expenses (Telephone calls, internet, toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers and any alcoholic beverages)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for involved staffs
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu (even in case of early arrival or late departure, early return from trekking due to any personal reason than the scheduled itinerary)

Langtang Trek with Helicopter Return Altitude Profile

Additional Information

Below is a list of equipment and clothing required for trekking. The necessity of these items depends on the type, altitude, timing and destination of trekking. Appropriate trekking gears are not only required for the comfort/pleasure of your trek but also to improve safety factor.  Please have a look over these items in order to fully prepare and thoroughly enjoy the trekking. 

General Items:

Daypack, Rucksack, Sleeping bag, Duffel bag, Walking Poles, walking boots, sandals, Toiletries (Soaps, Toilet papers, Sanitizers, toothpaste, tooth brush, etc.)

Clothing Items:

Thermal underwear, Down jacket, Shorts, Trekking trousers, Towels, Woolen gloves, Gaiters, Fleece jacket or Pullover, Wind/water proof jacket, Raincoat, Warm socks, buff   

Sun-worn Items:

Sun hat, Sunglasses, Snow goggles, Sunscreen, Lip balm

Gadgets:

Headlamp, Flash light, Binoculars, Cameras (chargers and batteries),  

Liquid/Snacks:

Water bottle/bladder, Water purification Iodine tablets, Energy bars and snacks

Medical Essentials:

First Aid Kit 

Optional:

Altimeter, Compass, Binoculars, Books/magazines, GPS, Pocket knife, Candles (for lodges), Notebook with pencil/pen, etc 

Additional items for camping trek:

Tent, Stove and fuel, Utensils for cooking, eating and drinking, sleeping mattresses

Note: We can also provide sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag, walking poles, and First Aid Kit in case if you don’t have one. These items are inclusive of total package price. 

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