Muktinath Helicopter Tour is easy and short way to visit and Darsan Muktinath within few hours time. In this tour, you will fly direct from Kathmandu to Muktianth with small chartered Helicopter. Since flight is toward highland and windy valley, 5 or 6 seat helicopter may bring only 4 peoples at a time. It is also depend on total weight of peoples. It is about 4 hour’s tour including enough time to make Darsan at Muktinath temple.
Muktianth is a holy temple both for Hindu and Buddhist, located in Muktinath valley at altitude of 3,710 miters at the foot of Annapurna Himalayan and near Mustang. It is strong believe that, performing ritual pilgrimage and take bathing in Muktianth temple takes way all the sins done in life time. Thousand of devotees reach there every year. Muktianth is home of Lord Bhisnu and also called Mukti Chhetra. There are 108 holy taps around the temple and two ponds in front of temple, where peoples take holy bath.
Helicopter tour begins early in the morning. Normally we have to reach at Kathmandu domestic airport at about 05:30. Flight is scenic with green valleys, River valleys and Mountains. It takes one and half hour reaching helicopter to Muktianth. You will get another half hour for Darsan temple. Then takes same time to be back Kathmandu again. You can make special Aarati in Pashupatinath temple at evening.
Muktinath Darsan can be done with regular flight and driving. 5 nights 6 days Muktinath Darsan Package by Nepal highland Treks, is including Pashupatinath temple, Mata Manakamana temple and Muktianth. Package includes other special visit at main monuments of Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Full overland tour to Muktianth is also possible accept raining season. If peoples want to skip any flights
Itinerary of Muktinath Helicopter Tour
05:00 AM: Pickup from Hotel and drive to Domestic Airport. Be preparing for flight. It is worth to pack your breakfast from Hotel. In case of getting delay your flight (It may happen sometime because of weather), we might stay and wait in Airport.
06:00 AM: Start flying to Muktinath. Short stop either at Pokhara or Jomsom airport for fuelling without getting out. Reach at near Muktianth temple and walk 10 minutes to Temple. Darsan, take bath and collect holy water. Fly back to Kathmandu again.
10:00AM: Arrive at Kathmandu domestic airport. Pickup and transfer to hotel. Or sightseeing