Damodar Kund Nepal By Helicopter

3 Days

Damodar Kund Nepal by Helicopter takes you on tour to the holy lake of Upper Mustang. Every year thousands of worshippers plan to visit this place to wash their sins away.

If you are looking forward to visiting Damodar Kund but do not have time, the Damodar Kund helicopter tour is for you. You travel to the Himalayas of Nepal within a few hour’s time.

About Damodar Kund Nepal

Damodar Kund is a holy lake in the Upper Mustang area in the northern Himalaya range of Annapurna. The Kund is located in the rain shadow area of the restricted region in Nepal.

The Damodar Kund is a prominent lake for Hindu followers on the basin of Damodar Himal. The lake resides in the area of the Tibetan plateau landscape near Tibet.

People believe you should reach this place once in a lifetime and take the holy bath. People say taking a bath here helps forgive all the sins of your current and previous life.

Damodar Kunda lies at an elevation of 4890 m above sea level. Every year during the full moon of August, a big festival is held on the Kunda. Many pilgrimages, both Hindu and Buddhist, visit during this time.

This lake flows and meets up with the Gandaki river making its source. You get to see several peaks from this place, such as Bhrikuti Peak, Muktinath Himal, Damodar Himal, etc.

Highlights of Damodar Kund Nepal By Helicopter

  • Fast trip to Damodar Kund
  • Fly above Mustang, the dessert of Nepal
  • Visit one of the restricted areas of Nepal
  • Fly over the holy temple Muktinath
  • Ride helicopter back and forth the tour
  • Epic view of peaks and landscapes
  • Visit the rain shadow area

Detailed Itinerary of Damodar Kund Nepal by Helicopter

Day 1 :

The starting point depends on where you begin your helicopter journey, i.e., Kathmandu or Pokhara. The main attraction of the Heli tour is Damodar Kund. The heli duration is longer from Kathmandu than from Pokhara.
<h3>Phase 01: Fly to Damodar Kunda via Helicopter</h3>
After waking up, you get ready and wait for the respective representative to pick you up. Entering the vehicle, you drive towards the airport and board the helicopter. The heli ride to Damodar Kund takes about one and half hours from Kathmandu and about one hour from Pokhara.

The helicopter takes off, giving you a breathtaking view of the Annapurna range in the far distance. Then flying for some time, you fly above the Mustang region, seeing the beautiful landscapes.

On this flight, you see several snow-covered peaks and beautiful landscapes. This helicopter tour flies you over the holy temple and popular trekking destinations.
<h3>Phase 02: Explore around Damodar Kunda and worship at the temple</h3>
After about an hour’s ride, you reach the destination, Damodar Kund. The landing time is about <strong>30 minutes</strong>, so you have a short time to explore the area and worship.

The mountains and landscapes look mesmerizing on the backdrop of the Damodar Kund. You get a refreshing feeling as you walk around and visit the nearby areas.
<h3>Phase 03: Fly back to Pokhara</h3>
After exploring for about half an hour, you fly back to Pokhara. The guide will transfer you to the hotel. You can end your journey here, but you can do the 1 Day Pokhara sightseeing tour if you have an extra day.

<h3>Fly back to Kathmandu</h3>
You fly back to Kathmandu after spending some time in the Kund. After arriving at Kathmandu, you will be dropped off at the hotel ending the Damodar Kund Nepal By Helicopter journey.


Is being fit necessary for the Damodar Kund Nepal by Helicopter?

The tour is suitable for all people; you do not need any previous experience to complete this trip.

Will anyone pick us from the airport?

Yes, the company representative will pick you up from the airport. He will be waiting at the terminal with your name displaying on cardboard.

What kind of lodging can we expect in Kathmandu?

You will be staying in 3 to 5-star hotels for this helicopter tour.

Are there places to exchange my money?

Yes, there are several places to exchange currency. You can visit travel companies, banks, licensed money changers, or hotels.

Are there any ATM facilities in Kathmandu or Pokhara?

Yes, there are many ATM places in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

When is the best time for the Heli tour?

March to May and October to November are the best time for going on helicopter tours to Damodar Kund. You can also do the heli tour in December, February, June, and August as well.

What mode of transportation do you offer?

The vehicle service depends upon the nature of travel. For sightseeing, you travel by tourist bus and on flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Is tipping our guide and driver compulsory?

No, it’s not compulsory, but you can tip them according to your will. It is a small gesture of thanking your guide and driver for a beautiful time.

What are the weather and temperature like on this tour?

Weather is unpredictable in the mountains. The temperature reaches up to 20 degrees and drops up to -15 degrees.

Starting Point

There are two starting points for Damodar Kund Nepal by helicopter. You can begin the tour from Kathmandu or Pokhara.

1 Day Damodar Kund Nepal by Helicopter via Kathmandu

If you are short on holidays, then you can choose the 1 Day Damodar Kund Helicopter tour. It starts and ends in Kathmandu, taking a total two-way timing of 3.5 hours.

The helicopter flight costs more and takes more time from Kathmandu. However, you visit the kund and return in a few hours.

Outline Itinerary

  • Arrival at Kathmandu
  • Transfer to Tribhuvan International airport
  • Fly to Damodar Kund with 30 min landing time
  • Explore around Damodar Kund
  • Fly back to Kathmandu

5 Days Damodar Kund Nepal by Helicopter via Pokhara

5 Days Damodar Kund Helicopter tour is great if you have an extra few days on your hands. You get to roam and visit attraction sites of the two beautiful cities of Nepal.

This tour combines Damodar Kunda with various sightseeing tours. You will be visiting a few of the UNESCO heritage sites on this trip. The helicopter ride to Damodar Kund takes a total duration of 2.5 hours from Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Nepal

Day 2: Sightseeing around Kathmandu and evening flight to Pokhara

Day 3: Fly to Damodar Kund, explore around and back to Pokhara

Day 4: Sightseeing around Pokhara and evening flight to Kathmandu

Day 5: Departure

Outline Itinerary

  • Fly to Damodar Kunda Nepal by helicopter
  • Visit the temple and explore Damodar Kunda.
  • Fly back to Pokhara


  • Fly back to Kathmandu and drop off at the hotel

Important Points

  • You will be needing a special entry permit to visit Damodar Kund, which costs US$ 500 per person.
  • You will also be needing an Annapurna Conservation Area Project entry permit, which costs US$ 30 per person.
  • Both permits of all travelers for about a week-long are needed for Helicopter flight permits.

Best Time for Helicopter Tour

March to May and October to November are the best time for Damodar Kund Nepal by Helicopter. These are the times for warm days and a bit chilly nights. These months fall under the spring and autumn season.

The blue skies are crystal clear with marvelous views of peaks and landscapes. There are fewer chances of snowfall and rainfall during the spring and autumn. These seasons are best for helicopter tours.

December to February is also suitable for heli tours, but heavy snowfall can cause some complications. Flights might be delayed due to bad climatic conditions.

June to July is the least preferred time for heli tours due to rainfall in lower regions. But Damodar Kund falls in the rain shadow area, so there are a few chances of precipitation.

What to wear on this tour?

The clothing differs according to the season you travel. Carry Light warm clothes during hot weather conditions and heavy warm clothes during cold weather conditions.

  • Warm clothes
  • Fleece jacket
  • Down jacket
  • Woolen gloves
  • Woolen socks
  • sunglasses
  • Pair of hiking shoes

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Damodar Kund Nepal By Helicopter