Gosaikunda Helicopter tour or Gosaikunda Heli Trekking is the visit into sacred Gosaikunda Lake which is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Nepal. According to myth, Gosainkunda Lake was manifested by Lord Shiv himself as a resting place to soothe his aching throat when he drank kalkut poison to save the world from annihilation. Many devotees claim to actually see Lord Shiv sleeping peacefully and covering the entire Lake. Great fare is organized ease up the burning when he could not said to be the resting place for Lord Shiv. Great fare is organized at Gosainkunda Lake during JanaiPurnima during which Gosaikunda receives influx of Shamans, Buddhists and Hindu devotees. JanaiPurnima falls each year in the full moon of Bhadrawhich coincides with the English month of August.Along with Gosaikunda, the region holds 9 other lakes including Bhairabkunda, SaraswotiKunda and Surya Kunda.
Gosaikunda Heli Tour offers close-up views of LangtangLirung, LangshishaRi, DorjeLakpa, Sisapangma, Gaurishankar, Kimshung and LangtangRi mountains. Existing to the north of Kathmandu, this religious site is 2days of walk away from Dhunche (1950m) and is about 132km far from Kathmandu. Get the best deal on Gosaikunda Helicopter Tour cost.
Starting Point: Tribhuvan Domestic Airport, Kathmandu
Ending Point: Tribhuvan Domestic Airport, Kathmandu
Time Duration: 2:00hrs including half an hour of ground time at Gosaikunda Lake for sightseeing
Best Time: September- December, January- June