Everest Helicopter Tour
Everyday Kathmandu to Everest base camp helicopter tour or helicopter charter service with group joining facility is available with us. This tour have 3 and half hour to 4 hour time duration. Everest base camp lies at a location north-east with air distance 153 KM from Kathmandu which is most preferred location to visit in Nepal by traveler.
Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is the most intriguing aerial tour that flies around the lofty Himalayas exploring the aesthetic boundary of the supreme Mt. Everest.The unwinding and intangible blend of beauty and fragility of the local environment is what will engulf you entirely into your traveling desperation. Everest Base camp Heli Tour will take you to the North-Eastern Himalayan range of Nepal which offers the magnificent glimpse of Mt. Everest including Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, Amadablam, Dorje Lakpa, etc.
Route- Kathmandu to Lukla to Kala Patthar to Hotel Everest view to Lukla to Kathmandu
1st at Lukla airport for fuel withdraw.
2nd at Kala Patthar view point 8-10 minute for 360 degree view
3rd at Hotel Everest View 45-10 minute for breakfast with sightseeing.
4th at Lukla airport for refueling and fly back to Kathmandu
Total time duration: 3 and half hour to 4 hour
|Number of pax||Price|
|1 person on group joining||USD 900|
|5 seated heli charter||USD 3400|
Since it is a long and cumbersome journey to walk all the way upwards and takes 2 weeks to complete the trek, a short helicopter tour is the best alternative and is an exciting experience.This Heli visit to Everest starts from the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu with a helicopter moving eastwards, flying parallel to the Himalayan range facilitating the mesmerizing vistas of the gigantic peaks stopping shortly at Lukla. Arriving at Tengboche Monastery is another milestone, where you can investigate the world acclaimed Stupa, brilliant Sherpa villages, and breathtaking Himalayan atmosphere.
Our next stop is Kalapatthar which is the best place to appreciate the close magnificence to the Himalayas including the Everest.Further onwards, we go sightseeing around the Gokyo lakes and enjoy the serenity over there. After taking some photographs and enjoying the imposing beauty of the Everest region, we fly back to Lukla and all the way to Kathmandu completing our 4 and a half hour tour.
Day by Day Trip Plan
This tour will be operated by 5 seated helicopter. In the earlier morning flight starts from domestic airport of Kathmandu. After flying from Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter lands at Lukla airport for fuel withdraw and fly to Kalapaththar view point with landing time 08-10 min. After Kalapaththar helicopter fly back to Everest view hotel for breakfast with landing time 45 minute to 1 hour. After breakfast helicopter fly back to lukla and lands for refueling and fly back to Kathmandu.
As we commence our Heli tour, we fly from Kathmandu airport to Lukla airport, the only pass way to the Everest and the topmost airport in the whole world. We stop there for a while and dissolve ourselves in the scenic beauty of the locale. We continue our flight towards Tengboche Monastery where we will remain for around an hour. We likewise get introduced to the Sherpa community over there and get acquainted with their history, lifestyle, and culture. From there we proceed to Everest Base Camp and pause at Kalapatthar. The fragile yet fascinating surrounding of the Everest and other snow-capped peaks like Lhotse, Amadablam, Cho Oyu, etc and the Khumbu ice fall display a jaw-dropping scenery. We spend some time taking photographs and appreciating the rawness of nature through the altitude threat prevents us to enjoy there for long.
We then take a short tour around the Gokyo Lakes and return back to Lukla airport. We remain over there for lunch and fueling. Finally, after a short and memorable tour in the whirlybird, we revert back to Kathmandu.
What is included?
- All ground transportation in a private vehicle
- Entrance charges for sightseeing
- Helicopter expenses
- All government and local charges
What is not included?
- Nepal entry visa fee
- Excess baggage charges
- Personal Expenses
- Tips for Guides
- Travel and rescue insurance
USD 900 per person
- Trip Duration : 1 days
- Country : Nepal
- Group size : Min 1
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