Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing is all about excellent aerial panoramas. The trip offers views of the world's tallest mountains, Gokyo Lakes (4,700 m-5,000 m), and superb landscapes. Not many people get to see these aerial views even if they do long challenging treks in the Khumbu region. Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour is one of the best helicopter tours in the Himalayas. Join Gokyo Lakes helicopter tour with landing 2022 for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Located at the west of Everest on the moraine beside the largest glacier in Nepal, Ngozumpa Glacier, Gokyo village & Gokyo Lakes is a famous trekking spot in the Khumbu region. Hundreds of adventure lovers trek to Gokyo Lakes every year to experience the thrill and breathtaking views it offers. Treks like- Gokyo Lake Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes, and Everest Three High Passes Trek lead you to the gorgeous Gokyo Valley.
All of the mentioned treks above take 13 to 18 or more days overall for the entire journey. We understand not every person can go on long ventures like these. Either because of their time limitation, health issues, etc. So, we have designed a half-day program called Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing. It will take you to the Gokyo Valley in a matter of a few minutes and let you explore its wonders.
You do not have to do any physical preparation like trek demands to reach Gokyo Lakes by helicopter. The packing is minimal too. The best part is no previous experience is needed whatsoever to do Kathmandu to Gokyo Valley Helicopter Tour with Landing. You can join the helicopter tour any time as per your availability. We offer many regular departures for Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing in the peak seasons.
In recent times, helicopter tours in Nepal have become very popular. Many travelers are opting for this alternative to explore the Himalayas or include helicopter return after reaching the final destination while trekking. Some of the famous helicopter tours in Nepal are- the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour, Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour, Langtang Gosaikunda helicopter tour, and Muktinath helicopter tour.
We have opened our booking for the Gokyo Lakes helicopter tour with landing in 2022 (spring/autumn). You can now book Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing anytime. For more information, contact us. Our team will help you with everything.
We also offer the Lukla to Gokyo Lakes helicopter tour if anyone is already in Lukla. At the same time, you can also do Lukla to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar helicopter tour.
Fact about Kathmandu to Gokyo Lake helicopter tour
- Kathmandu to Gokyo flight duration- approx. 70 minutes
- Kathmandu to Gokyo tour cost - USD 3600 per helicopter
- Lukla to Gokyo flight duration - approx. 25 minutes
- Lukla to Gokyo flight cost - USD 3200 per helicopter
- Difficulty level- easy
- Altitude - 4,790 meters
- Landing time - 20- 30 minutes
- Number of lodges in Gokyo village - 5+
- The main attraction - Stunning Gokyo Lakes & jaw-dropping aerial panoramas of the Himalayan mountains
- Group size - Maximum 4 people in one group (depending upon weight)
- Weight allowance - 400 kgs
Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour Quick Facts
Kathmandu to Gokyo flight duration- approx. 70 minutes
Kathmandu to Gokyo tour cost - USD per helicopter
Lukla to Gokyo flight duration - approx. 25 minutes
Lukla to Gokyo flight cost - USD per helicopter
Difficulty level- easy
Altitude - 4,790 meters
Landing time -
Number of lodges in Gokyo village - 5+
The main attraction - Stunning Gokyo Lakes & jaw-dropping aerial panoramas of the Himalayan mountains
Group size - Maximum 4 people in one group (depending upon weight)
Weight allowance - 400 kgs
Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing itinerary
The Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing begins from Kathmandu's domestic airport and flies to Lukla airport. Here, we will land and refuel the shuttle. If the total weight exceeds 400 kgs, then we will provide additional shuttles as per the group size (extra cost applies for each additional helicopter).
All the participants will get comfortable window seats to enjoy the views. There will be no guide with you during the Gokyo Valley Helicopter Tour with Landing unless you request one and pay for his/her expenses. The captain will introduce you to the mountains and region during the helicopter tour.
You will be flying over the Sherpa town, Namche Bazar, and many other remote villages. The views of these villages from up above will be surreal. You get to see spectacular views of snow-clustered vistas like - Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Makalu (8,463 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Cholatse (6,440 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,608 m), Island Peak (6,160 m), and many others during Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing.
The helicopter lands around the Gokyo village, where you will get some time to explore the village and surrounding lake. You will get to have a glimpse of the lifestyle and culture of the locals of Gokyo valley. After a quick landing session, we will fly back to Lukla for refueling and descend to Kathmandu.
Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing (weight limit)
Our helicopters weigh 500 kgs and can accommodate 2 to 5 people (not including the pilot) at a time. As per the weights of the participants, elevation over 4,000 meters, and other factors, we may use multiple helicopters for the tour. On average, we split body weight to 240 kgs each shuttle. We guarantee full window seats to every participant from the beginning to the end of the helicopter tour.
Average recommended weight: 80 kgs per person
The weight limit for 3 people: Max. 250 kgs
The weight limit for 5 people: Max. 500 kgs
Maximum number of people in one helicopter: 5
Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing Cost 2022/2023
You can see our Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing cost on the top right corner of the package page. We do not have any additional charges for the Gokyo Lakes helicopter tour other than what we mentioned on our page (unless the participants make changes in the itinerary or facilities during the helicopter tour).
The Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing cost depends upon the number of people flying. The more participants, the less per head cost, and vice versa.
If you have any queries regarding the Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing cost, then write to us anytime at [email protected] or directly call on this number +977 9849023179, WhatsApp or +977 1 4701233. We are located in Z-Street, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Please be attentive during the briefing session right before you take off for the heli tour. Listen to your captain and do not behave haphazardly during the flight. Follow the mentioned safety rules during Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with landing.
- Feel free to ask any questions to the flight instructor during the short briefing session.
- Never approach the helicopter from behind.
- Only approach or exit the helicopter after the signal from the captain.
- Keep your seat belt tights, and do not change the seats during the flight.
- Do not rush after things if they get flown away after you enter the shuttle.
- Take care of your belongings. The company will not be responsible for anything you lost or left behind during the helicopter tour.
COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing 2022/2023
There can be changes in the Covid-19 safety protocols depending upon the time you arrive in Kathmandu and the country's situation. Below are some of the general safety precautions we are taking and requesting our guests to follow during our helicopter tours in Nepal.
- Obtaining the visa is the traveler's responsibility. The company can only provide a trip confirmation letter for its side.
- The travelers must be fully vaccinated to join the helicopter tour.
- You have to submit the Covid-19 negative test result not older than 72 hours.
- Participants are requested to wear protective face masks during the tour.
- Do not shake hands or maintain physical distance.
- We thoroughly sanitize the helicopter, including seat belts, seats, windows, etc before every tour.
Private Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with Landing 2022/2023
If you do not wish to join a group helicopter tour to Gokyo Lakes or are looking to solely fly to Gokyo Valley, then we opt for a private Kathmandu to Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour with landing. We will customize the trip as per your requirements. You can customize the itinerary and the departure time.
Similarly, we can help you arrange a small proposal event for your loved one or a short birthday getaway trip to Gokyo village if you wish.
Get in touch with us anytime for more information.