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Muktinath Helicopter Tour

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Price starting from

$4,580 USD 570

per person

Duration

3-4 hours days

Max. Elevation

3710m

Group size

2+ Above

Level
MODERATE
Transportation
Private vehicle and helicopter
Best Season
Throughout the year
Accomodation
If, you Request
Meals
If, you Request
Starts at
kathmandu, Pokhara
Ends at
Kathmandu, Pokhara
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Pokhara-Muktinath-Pokhara-Kathmandu

Highlights

  • Following the ancient Trans Himalaya Salt Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet.
  • Flying in-between giant world highest peaks of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna.
  • An enjoyable scenic flight following the Kaligandaki River to high Muktinath.
  • Enjoy grand views of high Dhaulagiri, Mustang Himal with Nilgiris peaks.
  • Tour of holy Muktinath Temple premises around tranquil scenic surroundings.

Overview

Types of Helicopter Model operates in Nepal for a commercial flight to Muktinath Helicopter Tour, and other Himalayan destinations: AS 350 B series helicopters of Euro-Copter, France popular all over the world and Ecureuil model or similar model and types of the chopper. Built for high altitude and mountainous landscapes, suitable for Himalayan countries.
    

Best Seasons:

Nearly all year round when days are fine and clear for views and flights. Except for the monsoon wet months of June to middle September. The best time is in the spring season from March to May, and autumn times from September to November as well in pre-winter time of December and January.

Overviews:    

Muktinath Helicopter Tour, a trip for all types of visitors to Nepal as well for domestic travelers. Especially for interested people with limited time in search of a tranquil spiritual place with short and easy way. The right place of worship is the holy Muktinath Temple, located Nepal Far West around Mustang district above Kaligandaki River valley. The holy temple of Muktinath and around are renowned as one of the holists of all holy places around Himalaya. Where thousands of pilgrims and devotees from all over India and Nepal visit here for worship. An old sacred temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, one of the main three Gods in the Hindu religion.

Muktinath sanctity goes back into the antiquity of 2,300 years, both Hindu and Buddhist followers visit these natural sights of wonder. Around Kaligandaki Valley, the pilgrims search for black glossy fossils called shaligram (ammonite), which are found in abundance here. Within its large complex, the holy Muktinath Temple is situated with beautiful old 108 fresh water spouts. Here visitors take a bath and wash before entering the main temple for pray and worship. Around the temple houses a Buddhist monastery, where the natural elements are displayed in miraculous form blue flames.

A natural methane gas burn on water, stone- earth an offering said to have been first lighted by Lord Brahma. An exciting place to experience once in a lifetime, around the windswept terrain of the barren and arid country. The quickest means to reach is joining Muktinath Helicopter Tour, which operates from beautiful Pokhara city airport. From Pokhara less than an hour's flight to land just outside Muktinath Temple premises, a short walk to the main temple. Enjoy a tour around the holy sites for devotees can perform religious rites or puja, and then fly back to Pokhara. After an interesting trip towards a high mountainous region of Mustang area on Muktinath Helicopter Tour. 

Muktinath Helicopter Tour Cost From Kathmandu 

No. of People           Price (Per Person)
1                                      USD 4580
2                                      USD 2370
3                                      USD 1560
4                                      USD 1155
5                                     USD 1000

Kathmandu to Muktinath Helicopter Tour Itinerary

6: 00 AM: Pickup from Hotel and Transfer to Tribhuvan Domestic Airport
6: 30 AM: Check-in at Airport and Transfer to Helipad
7: 00 AM: Fly to Jomsom. Enjoy the view of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Mt. Langtang Ranges
8: 00 AM: Land at Jomsom for refueling
8: 10 AM: Fly to Muktinath. Take Bath and Do Ritual Puja.
9: 00 AM: Fly back to Jomsom
9: 30 AM: Fly to Kathmandu
10:30 AM: Transfer to Hotel

Muktinath Helicopter Tour Cost From Pokhara

No. of People             Price (Per Person)
1                                        USD 2530
2                                        USD 1330
3                                        USD 920
4                                        USD 685
5                                        USD 570

Pokhara to Muktinath Helicopter Tour Itinerary

6: 00 AM: Pickup from Hotel and Transfer to Pokhara Airport
6: 30 AM: Check-in at Airport and Transfer to Helipad
7: 00 AM: Fly to Jomsom and Enjoy the view of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and other mountain ranges
8: 00 AM: Land at Jomsom for refueling
8: 10 AM: Fly to Muktinath. Take Bath and Do Ritual Puja.
9: 00 AM: Fly back to Jomsom
9: 30 AM: Fly to Pokhara
10:30 AM: Transfer to Hotel

Horse Ride Cost to Muktinath Temple

Your private helicopter lands at 800m far from the Muktinath temple. If you can’t walk around 15 – 20 minutes, then there is an alternative option i.e Horse Ride to Muktinath Temple. The cost of the horse ride is around USD 5 one way. There are lots of horses that you can find a ride to Muktinath temple. 

Pokhara to Muktinath Helicopter Flight Time 

Pokhara to Muktinath: 45 minutes
Muktinath to Pokhara: 45 minutes
Helicopter Waiting (Puja or Ritual): 1 hour

Kathmandu to Muktinath Helicopter Flight Time 

Kathmandu to Muktinath: 1 hour
Muktinath to Kathmandu: 1 hour
Helicopter Waiting (Puja or Ritual): 1 hour

Important Note

  • If you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for other trips, please contact us.

Trip Itinerary

Day

1

Spending time at beautiful scenic Pokhara by the lake Phewa, depart from the hotel having early breakfast with short to Pokhara airport. After checking in then board in a small well-seated helicopter, as soon it takes off enjoy a panorama of Pokhara city, the valley, and the lake. The choppers swirl higher facing towards massive Annapurna Himalaya with its wide range of peaks with views of Manaslu, Lamjung, and Dhaulagiri mountains.

The flight then heads far north-west towards Dhaulagiri Himalaya range to reach Jomsom, a large town and headquarter of Mustang district. The ancient trade route of Trans Himalaya to Tibet that extends towards the Upper Mustang and beyond. It is also the home of one of Nepal's most successful ethnic groups, the Thakali. Thakali tribes are widespread from Pokhara up to the Mustang region, which used their strategic position on the trade route to great advantage.

From Jomsom a short flight to land in the heart of the sunny, magical valley at Muktinath, one of the holiest pilgrimage destinations of Nepal. Helicopter lands close to the entrance of Muktinath complex, a short walk to the temple of Muktinath and with its 108 water spout. Which is one of the sources of the Kaligandaki River. The area offers grand views of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche with Tilicho and Nilgiri peaks, spend the time here as the pilot permits for an hour or less.

After a spiritual tour around Muktinath then boards in a chopper for a scenic flight back to Pokhara, to end our wonderful memorable Muktinath Helicopter Tour.

Inclusions

  • Passenger Insurance.
  • Helicopter flight to Muktinath temple.
  • Service charge.
  • Necessary permits and entrance fee (Only on Private Charter).
  • Transfer By Thrilling Helicopter.
  • Airport tax and government tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Breakfast, Lunch/Dinner Bills.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Accommodation at Kathmandu, Pokhara.
  • Clients insurance.
  • Expenses due to Medical evacuation, etc.

Complimentary

    • Airport transfer as per itinerary (Pickup and drop facility).

Frequently Asked Questions

Muktinath Heli Tour for all types of people and age-group, including Nepalese or Indian interested for pilgrimage visit.

Muktinath temple is located Nepal Far West around the district of Mustang above Kaligandaki River valley, and close to Jomsom the headquarter town of Mustang.

Depending upon the time of the year, normally most days are sunny with enough sunlight hours. However morning and late afternoon can get very cold and windy, 

Spring from March to May and the autumn season from September to November month, are the best time. Can get very cold in the morning, the time for a helicopter tour to Muktinath tour. Best to carry warm gear for the trip where you’re booking agents will advise with right kind of clothing.

The aim of the Muktinath Heli Tour is for interested visitors and pilgrims for prayer and worship of Muktinath, enough time for less than an hour for visit and worship and then ending tour flying back to Pokhara.

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