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Helicopter tour to Mt. Everest Base Camp

Helicopter tour to Mt. Everest

Everest Base Camp heli tour allows you to visit the Everest region with landing either at Everest Base Camp or Kalapathar. Heli tour to Everest Base Camp is in fact considered the best in Ariel tours the world over. Everest Heli Tour starts from Kathmandu flying towards the east unfolding spectacular mountain drama to the gateway of the Everest region, Lukla. After refueling in Lukla, you will fly towards Everest Base Camp/Kalapathar. The helicopter flies past Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, Khumbu glacier and lands either at Everest Base Camp or Kalapathar as per the weather conditions. You will be given about 5-10 minutes approx. time for some photographic opportunities and fly towards Syangboche at Hotel Everest View for breakfast. Hotel Everest View at Syangboche also offers great views of Mt. Everest and all the other Khumbu giants.

All through out the Everest Base Camp heli tour, you will come across majestic panorama of some of the worlds tallest mountains including Mt. Everest. Afterwards, fly to Kathmandu en-route stopping again at Lukla for refueling then you will fly back to Kathmandu. Heli tour to Everest base camp is ideal for those having tighter traveling schedule or for any of those who choose not to go for the physical trek to the Everest Base Camp which takes almost 2 weeks.

Trip Highlights

  • Get up close & personal with the scenic heli-flight over the worlds tallest mountain series
  • Fly over Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598ft)
  • Panoramic view from Kalapather (5545m/18192ft)
  • Witness majestic views of Mt. Everest including Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kantega, Lhotse, Nuptse
  • Adventure of a lifetime without the hassle of physical trekking
  • Panoramic view from Everest view hotel

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 : Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu & fly to EBC either landing at Mt. Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598ft) or Kalapathar (5545m/18192ft) & fly back Syangboche (3,780m)/Kathmandu

What is Included

  • Airport transfer as per the itinerary (Hotel - Airport - Hotel)
  • Heli-tour above Everest Base Camp
  • Domestic airport departure tax.
  • Service charge.

What is Not Included

  • Personal expenses, meals, drinks, tips etc.
  • Sagarmatha National park permit (If necessary)

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Day 01 : Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu & fly to EBC either landing at Mt. Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598ft) or Kalapathar (5545m/18192ft) & fly back Syangboche (3,780m)/Kathmandu

Early in the morning, pick-up from the hotel and drive to the Tribhuvan Airport (domestic). Board the helicopter and fly to Lukla – short stop at Lukla for fueling. Then fly towards Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, Khumbu glacier and land either at Everest Base Camp or Kalapathar as per the weather conditions. The helicopter will stay for about 05-10 minutes approx. then fly to Syangboche (3,780m) to the Everest View Hotel. Breakfast at the hotel witnessing some great mountain panorama. Then fly back to Kathmandu & transfer to your hotel.

Tour Availability
We operate Mt. Everest Helicopter Tour privately daily so that you don’t have to confront with other people who might have different interests or attitudes. If you are alone and looking for a group to join, please contact us.
 
Tour Operation
The helicopter Pilot will try his best to land at the Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598ft) and this also depends upon the weather conditions/helipad availability. If unable to land at the base camp, it will go/land to Kalapather (5545m/18192ft) which commands majestic panorama of the Khumbu mountains including Mt. Everest.
 
Vehicle
We use comfortable car/mini-van for the transfers to/from hotel to airport and back. (For up to 2 people, car is provided and mini-van is for the group 3 & above)
 
Tour duration
The tour duration is 3.5 - 4 hours.  
 
Group Size
The group size is from 1 - 5 person per charter. If there is group size 4-5 person, we will do two shuttle from Everest View Hotel to the Base Camp or Kalapattar. 
 
Clothing
Clothing varies with the type of tour and season. It’s warm in Kathmandu from April to October-end and from November to March-end, days are usually warm but evening colder. Summer clothes are okay during the day time but the evening requires a light jackets. Winter is from December till February so bring along sufficient winter wears like jackets, sweaters, trousers etc. Or you can purchase clothes of your choice in Kathmandu clothing stores too.
 
Meals
Breakfast is included (at Hotel Everest View, Syangboche).
Tour Operation
The helicopter Pilot will try his best to land at the Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598ft) and this also depends upon the weather conditions/helipad availability. If unable to land at the base camp, it will go/land to Kalapather (5545m/18192ft) which commands majestic panorama of the Khumbu mountains including Mt. Everest.

Important Note

Clothing required during the heli-tour should be warm clothings and also bring along your passport.

Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal

Duration: 1 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Easy

Best Season: August to May

Activities: Flight over the Himalayas, Everest Base Camp visit

Max. Altitude: 5,545m - Kalapattar

Transportation: Private vehicles & Heli-flight

Trip Type: Helicopter Tour

Group Size: 1-5 Person per chopper

Departure: Daily

Starts/Ends: Kathmandu

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Helicopter tour of Mount Everest was EPIC

Was traveling with a friend through India and Nepal, my one "must do" in Nepal was to see Mount Everest. Didn't have enough time to do the trek and the flight around the Himalayas seemed lame. We found the option to have a freaking helicopter take us up into…

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