Pokhara to Muktinath Helicopter tour is an imposing aerial trip to the holy temple of Hindus, centered in Muktinath Valley. It’s a scenic flight from the lake’s city to the stunning village of Mustang, offering spectacular views.
Nestled on Thorong La Mountains’ foot pass at 12,000 ft. high, Muktinath is a pilgrimage of religious importance. It’s believed to be an abode of Lord Vishnu, with visitors coming to pay respect and offer prayers at the shrine.
Trekkers usually take a Pokhara to Muktinath Helicopter to avoid the undulating trails winding from Jomsom. Additionally, they take the trip package to minimize the length of the journey. With the private heli flight, travelers will visit the pilgrimage in less than half an hour and enjoy the pristine views.
During the entire voyage, they’ll get a glimpse of stunning mountains, enchanting waterfalls, and rock cliffs. Even after landing at Muktinath, visitors will get to witness majestic Dhaulagiri and Tukuche.
Travelers will get a mixed sense of spirituality and travel during the heli flight from Pokhara to Muktinath. Muktinath is a famous pilgrimage site in Mustang with beautiful architecture and settings. It also reflects the rich history and culture of people living in the region.
Visitors can hear the bells and hums near the temple and surrounding. There are about 108 holy taps in the pilgrim where devotees wash up themselves before performing the rituals. After the ceremonies, the visitors take a village tour or interact with locals before flying back to the city. They can even enjoy the magnificent view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and other nearby snow peaks.
Highlights of Pokhara to Muktinath Helicopter
- A pristine view of snow-capped mountains like Dhaulagiri and Annapurna
- Visit the sacred temple and offer prayers in less than an hour
- Sneak peek of local culture and traditions of people in Mustang
- Sights of gorgeous Muktinath Temple and vibrant valleys
- Glimpses of serene lakes including Rupa, Begnas, Phewa, and Pokhara valley
- Witness exotic wild animals and birds
- A breathtaking vista of deserted villages of Mustang
Phase 01: Transfer to Airport
Phase 02: Fly from Pokhara to Muktinath
Phase 03: Perform ritual activities
Phase 04: Fly back to Pokhara
Phase 05: Pokhara Sightseeing
The journey to Muktinath begins with a scenic helicopter flight from Pokhara. The flight takes almost 15-20 minutes to arrive at the base of Thorong La. Throughout the voyage, visitors will be rewarded with a breathtaking view of serene lakes, rolling high hills, and deep valleys.
They’ll also observe the staggering mountains and glaciers, including Mt Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Thamserku. After landing at the hilltop, you’ll visit Muktinath and participate in the religious ceremony.
Together with the local devotees, you’ll offer prayers and worship Lord Vishnu. As soon as the tour of the pilgrimage is done, we’ll fly back to Pokhara. The trip provides a jaw-dropping view of verdant hills, sweeping landscapes, and steep ridges.
We’ll do some sightseeing in Nepal’s tourism capital and explore Phewa Lake in our spare time. From Pokhara, we’ll fly back to Kathmandu, which takes around 20-25 minutes.
Phase 01: Transfer to Airport
Phase 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Muktinath
Phase 03: Perform Pooja and Havan
Phase 04: Fly back to Kathmandu
Phase 05: Return to Airport
Travelers can fly to Muktinath from Kathmandu in just a short span of time. The helicopter tour kicks off early in the morning as our staff will pick you from the hotel. From there, they’ll drive you to Tribhuvan International airport to catch the flight to Muktinath.
Since the weather is clear in the morning, the flight will provide you a jaw-dropping scene of snowy peaks, diverse landscapes, and deep valleys. After an hour of flight, the helicopter lands at Muktinath, where you can notice the scenic backdrop.
Until the flight lands at a hilltop, you can take a tour of the pilgrimage and worship deities. Visitors can also explore beautiful arts and artifacts in the temple before leaving the pilgrimage. They can take a bath in 108 stone taps, walk through the villages, and visit Tibetan monasteries.
Once the sightseeing is over, we board the flight back to Kathmandu, which takes another 1 hour. Like earlier, the flight offers an astonishing view of sweeping hills, verdant valleys, and mountains on the way back.