Muktinath Heli Tour from Kathmandu

    Overview of Muktinath Heli Tour from Kathmandu

    The Muktinath Heli Tour from Kathmandu offers a quick and convenient way to visit the holy site of Muktinath by helicopter. Here are the details and highlights of the tour:

    Duration: 1 day

    Mode of Transportation: Helicopter

    Starting Point: Kathmandu

    Ending Point: Kathmandu

    Highlights
    • A luxurious vacation to Muktinath Temple.
    • Views of Kathmandu Valley and Pokhara City are spectacular.
    • Aerial view of Asia's largest stupa, the Boudhanath Stupa.
    • A panoramic image of three of the world's ten tallest snowcapped mountains above 8000 meters.
    • Views of Rupa Tal, Begnas Tal, Fewa Tal, Rupse Waterfall, Kaligandaki River, and Dhumba Lake are spectacular.
    • Fly between Mt. Dhaulagiri (7th highest) and Mt. Annapurna I (10th highest).
    • Ghorepani, Poon Hill Tower, Marpha Village, Jomsom Village (nearest airport to Muktinath), Kagbeni, and Muktinath from above.
    • Views of Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu, Himalchuli, Annapurna Massifs, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Tilicho Peak are breathtaking.
    • All tours may be completed in approximately three hours from Kathmandu.
    • Helicopter Yatra to Muktinath Temple is both adventurous and simple.
    Itinerary

    After an early morning meal in the hotel, a representative from All Nepal Hiking will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport. 
     

      Your guide will assist you with all airport requirements once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport. Following that, you must attend a brief de-briefing with your other travelers. Your captain will share with you some important guidelines that you must rigorously follow during your Heli excursion. After the briefing, you'll proceed to the chopper and fly to Jomsom. It's a lovely village nestled in the shadow of the Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri mountain ranges. 
       

        After a few minutes of mountain flight, you'll arrive at Jomsom in the Himalayan rain shadow. From the airport, you may enjoy some of the best mountain vistas and surrounding scenery. You'll then fly towards Muktinath temple, landing on Ranipauwa, commonly known as Muktinath Valley, after a few minutes. You must walk for 30 minutes to reach the temple from here. If you don't want to walk, you can take a horse ride from the temple's base to the summit. 
         

          Muktinath Temple is a Vishnu temple that is sacred to both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. It is located in Muktinath Valley at the foot of the Thorong La Mountain Pass and is one of the world's highest temples, standing at 3,750 meters. When you arrive, you'll get a few hours to explore the temple and take photos. You can pray and take a holy bath in the 108 waterspouts and Mukti Kunda (two Kundas in front of the temple). Following that, you can pay a visit to Jwala Mai Temple and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. 

            You'll take a flight back to Jomsom after having a lovely time at Muktinath temple and taking in the beauty of Muktinath Valley. Once more, you'll enjoy being treated to breathtaking views of towering mountains, the Kagbeni and Kali Gandaki Valleys, the Kali Gandaki Gorge, etc. After a brief flight, you will touch down in the attractive Jomsom Valley. 

              You'll fly return to Kathmandu after visiting the sacred Hindu and Buddhist religious sites of Muktinath Temple. During this brief trip, you will enjoy panoramic aerial views of Jomsom, Marpha, Pokhara valley, a stone-paved path, an apple orchard, some of the best mountain vistas, different landscapes, and so on. 
               

                After an exhilarating Muktinath Helicopter Tour, a Third Rock Adventures representative will drop you off at your chosen accommodation. The rest of the day is yours to explore the area or to celebrate finishing this magnificent, exciting, and spiritual heli tour. You can also choose from a variety of action-packed heli trip packages, including those to Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Gosaikunda, Langtang, etc.