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Muktinath Helicopter Tour

Muktinath Helicopter Tour

Overview of Muktinath Helicopter Tour

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Best Season:

March to May and October to November







Muktinath Helicopter Tour Highlights

  • Meet and greet in the very friendly international airport of Nepal.
  • It is percentile pertinent for those we can't do trek and tour by foot and are running out of time.
  • Chopper tour will surely make you feel that you are walking on air.
  • Trekkers could be within an inch of,entire world's highest mountains of Nepal.
  • Explorers could sure and certainly get rid of high altitude sickness and other altitude ails.
  • We don't meant you to walk off your feet.
  • Our highly qualified and proficient pilots will keep an eye on throughout your helicopter tour in Nepal. 

Muktinath Helicopter tour from Pokhara is another way to travel to Muktinath Temple. Muktinath temple can be reached either by off-road overland driving by jeep, 25 minutes domestic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom or by Helicopter Chartered flight. Those who have a very limited time of travel can take benefit of this package to worship Lord Muktinath.

Muktinath temple is to the north of Jomsom in Annapurna region. The temple contains the image of Jwala Mai (the goddess of flame). The eternal flame that has been burning inside the temple continuously since time of immemorial and this temple draws both Hindus and Buddhists pilgrims alike.

Black amniotes fossils, thought as the embodiment of Lord Vishnu, is found in plenty in the area and pilgrims trail long distances over rugged trails to collect it.

Muktinath yatra by helicopter begins from Kathmandu and ends in Kathmandu. We take a chartered helicopter service from Pokhara to Muktinath domestic airport all the way to Muktinath and back. Helicopter tour is not only a best way to save time but also gives you an perfect view of the whole region from a bird's eye.

Muktinath Helicopter Package

Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists, located in the Mustang district of Nepal. It is a popular pilgrimage destination, known for its temple complex and natural beauty. Many visitors choose to take a helicopter tour to Muktinath to experience its religious and natural significance.

Here is some information about a Muktinath helicopter tour:

Duration and Itinerary: A typical Muktinath helicopter tour can vary in duration and itinerary, but it usually takes a few hours. The tour typically starts from Kathmandu or Pokhara and includes a scenic flight over the Himalayas to reach Muktinath. The helicopter lands at Ranipauwa, the village near Muktinath temple, where you can explore the temple complex and take part in religious rituals. Afterward, you'll return to Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Cost: The cost of a Muktinath darshan by helicopter can vary depending on the operator, the type of helicopter used, and the inclusions in the package. Prices can range from several hundred to over a thousand US dollars per person. It's essential to check with different tour operators and compare prices and services.

Permits: You will need the necessary permits to visit Muktinath, which may include the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card. Your tour operator should typically help you arrange these permits.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to take a helicopter tour to Muktinath is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is clear, and the views of the Himalayas are spectacular. The monsoon season (June to August) can bring heavy rainfall, which may affect helicopter flights.

Altitude Considerations: Muktinath is located at an altitude of approximately 3,710 meters (12,170 feet). It's essential to be aware of the potential effects of high altitude on your health. Acclimatization is crucial, and some individuals may experience altitude sickness. Ensure you have proper information and guidance to manage altitude-related concerns.

Booking a Tour: To book a Muktinath helicopter tour, you can contact us in our office in Kathmandu. It's essential to book in advance, especially during peak pilgrimage seasons.

Clothing and Attire: As Muktinath is a religious site, visitors are expected to dress modestly. Ensure you have appropriate clothing to cover your shoulders and knees when visiting the temple.

Photography: While visiting Muktinath, be respectful of the local customs and ask for permission before taking photos, especially inside the temple complex.

Safety: Safety is paramount when taking a helicopter tour in the Himalayas. Ensure Skyline Treks the tour operator you choose has a good safety record and operates under the necessary regulations.

Remember that Muktinath is not just a tourist destination; it holds deep religious and spiritual significance for many people. It's important to be respectful and considerate of the local culture and customs when visiting this sacred site.

Muktinath Helicopter Tour Itinerary

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Muktinath Helicopter Tour From Kathmandu

  • 7:00 AM: Transfer to Airport
  • 7:30 AM: Fly from Kathmandu to Muktinath.
  • 8:15 AM: Perform Pooja and Havan(worshipping) for 30 minutes
  • 8:45 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu
  • 10:00 Am: Return to Kathmandu airport(finally departure)

Muktinath Helicopter tour from Pokhara

  • 7:00 AM: Transfer to Airport .
  • 7:30 AM: Fly from Pokhara to Muktinath.
  • 8:15 AM:Perform rituals activities (worship, Darshan, Pooja)
  • 8:45 AM: Fly back to Pokhara.
  • 9:30 Am:Pokhara Sightseeing
  • 10:00 Am: Final Departure

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickup and drop off by our private vehicle
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara Hotel room on twin sharing bed with Breakfast (B) basis
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permit fee
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permit fee
  • All land transfer as per above itinerary
  • Fluent English speaking license holder sightseeing tour guide and his fees

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara Hotel Lunch and Dinner (L.D)
  • Personal spending money & all bar bill, i.e. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How long is the Helicopter tour to the Muktinath ?

The Muktinath Helicopter Tour starts from the Pokhara Airport. It takes roughly 1 hours to complete the Muktinath Helicopter tour.

How many people and weights can a helicopter carry at a time?

A helicopter can fly 4 passengers or up to 400Kg to Muktinath.

What does it cost to fly in a helicopter for an hour?

Generally, the cost for an hour flight in a two-seat helicopter with a pilot is $4500. However, this price increases for longer flights with additional number of passengers.

How high can helicopters fly in Nepal?

In Nepal, some of the phenomenal rescues of hikers are performed at a remarkable high altitude of 21,000 feet or above. Usually, these flights take place at a height of 12,000- 17,000 feet above sea level but even above, most pilots have alight for a larger number of regular evacuation of trekkers with altitude sickness.

How safe are helicopters?

A helicopter trip is substantially less safe than a commercial flight or an Amtrak train, but it is much safer than a car ride.

Is a helicopter tour safe at night?

Yes, of course. In comparison to the day flight, there are additional Civil Aviation Authority precise protocols for night flights. The aircraft had sophisticated equipment with the advanced weather radar technology and traffic and terrain avoidance system.

Can luggage be kept in a helicopter?

Yes, but as helicopters have constrained cargo capacity, the maximum baggage each traveller can bring is 25 Lbs. Hence, please take lighter bags not exceeding the standard carry-on luggage dimension (L22”×W9”×H18”).

How long can a helicopter fly?

Helicopters can often fly for 2.5 to 5 hours before requiring to land and refuel.This covers an approximate distance of 250 miles. Before a much needed halt, there is a long way to go.

What is the best time for a helicopter tour?

Since the sunlight is directly overhead, the afternoon hours between 1-3pm are perfect for excellent aerial photographs.

Can we take a helicopter up Muktinath?

Yes, a helicopter can take you to the Muktinath.  

Is using cell phones allowed while flying in a helicopter?

It is acceptable to take pictures while flying with cameras and mobile phones, however it is strongly advised that you wear a wrist strap or lanyard that is securely fastened to the camera or phone.

How difficult is it to have a helicopter tour in rain and wind?

The aircraft is not harmed by the water droplets, and they have no adverse effects on its ability to fly. Therefore, all helicopters can fly in rain and wind. However, the flight visibility can get affected making it difficult for the pilot to see outside.

Is a helicopter ride romantic? 

Sharing a private helicopter tour with your beloved one might be a romantic experience. After making plans with a private helicopter, you can celebrate Valentine’s day, a birthday, an anniversary or any other important occasion. Also possible on board is creating iconic engagement.

Can we own a private helicopter in Nepal?

A new aviation law that permits private companies and people to keep and operate aircraft for personal purposes is about to be introduced by the government of Nepal. The draft of the upcoming policy has just been finalized by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation.


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