The Muktinath Helicopter tour is one of the most popular adventure tours done by helicopter ride tour. Muktinath Temple (Chumig Gyatsa) is located at the lap of snow-capped mountains at Thorong-La mountain pass at an altitude of 3710 meters above sea level in the Mustang district of Nepal. This temple is covered in one of the famous trekking routes of the Annapurna Circuit. Muktinath temple is a sacred or holy place for both Buddhists and Hindus in the country. The word "Muktinath" is made from two words "Mukti" and "Nath" which means "Salvation or Nirvana" and "God or Master" respectively. Muktinath has been such a holy site that thousands of devotees visit in search of freedom from the cycle of birth and rebirth. We start our Muktinath helicopter tour from Kathmandu Domestic Airport. A total tour of Muktinath is around three and a half hours. While flying you see the beautiful view of the mountains Annapurna Range, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri Himal, Dhaulagiri Range, etc as well as the view of the Kathmandu valley, Rivers, Forest, picturesque villages, etc. from there and at Ranipauwa which is the gateway of Muktinath Temple. From Ranipuwa either you would walk or hire a horse to reach Muktinath Temple. There you visit the Muktinath Temple, Jwala Mai Temple, and Mukti Dhara where you see 108 water spouts in the shape of Bulls head, Monasteries etc. The panoramic view from a helicopter visit has all-encompassing views of the Manaslu Himalayan range and Annapurna Himalayan range. The Muktinath Helicopter Tour is famous for its worship and sacred shower in the 108 water spouts of Mukhi Dhara.
- Visiting the revered Hindu temple of Manakamana and Muktinath, one of the world's highest temples (altitude 3,800 m)
- lush apple garden in Marpha Village
- Collect Shaligram stones from the riverbed of Kali Gandaki River , symbols of worship for Hindu god Vishnu.
- Backdrop of Dhaulagiri South Face from Muktinath Vicinity
- Experience the culture and hospitality of the local ethnic communities
- sightseeing around the most famous cities in Nepal Kathmandu
Day 1:Kathmandu Arrival
Our representative will pick you up from airport and transfer to Hotel. There will be short briefing about Muktinath tour then you can check in at Hotel. Free and relax. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 2:Flight from Kathmandu to Muktinath Temple (3,710m) by Helicopter and Return back to Kathmandu
Early morning, from Kathmandu domestic airport we will take a Heli flight towards Muktinath. A total tour of Muktinath is around three and half hours. A view of breathtaking landscapes and the mountain range of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Chulu, Nilgiri are seen as we fly towards Muktinath. Upon arriving in Muktinath, you can have holy bath in the Mukti Kunda and the 108 water spouts that are believed to wash away one's bad deeds. After darshan walk to the Jwala Mai temple and the MhameLhaKhang Gompa. We will fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 3:Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Beginning with the hill temple of Swayambhunath with its stunning views of the valley and tranquil environment the journey heads towards Jalnarayan. After lunch we will visitGhuheswori and Pashupatinath. This Hindu temple is also revered as the guardian deity of the nation. We will then conclude our day with the memorizing evening aarati in Pashupatinath.
Our representatives will drop you back to Tribhuvan International Airport just in time for your flight back home. We hope you had a lovely time with us and we look forward to seeing you again.
Inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour? Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
Airport picks up and drops by private vehicle.
All necessary paper works,
An experienced Government licensed guide
Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
All government taxes.
Nepal entry visa
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Travel and Rescue Insurance
Extra accommodation and food charges in Kathmandu
Tips and gratitude to the guide, porters and drivers