Everest Helicopter Tour in Nepal is a great way to enjoy the fantastic great views of the world’s highest mountain- Mt. Everest and other eight-thousander peaks such as Mt. Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and many other peaks in the comfort of Helicopter from above. You will be flying high above rivers and valleys and over green rolling hills dotted with many farm villages and terraces. The sights of stunning mountains never cease on this Helicopter flight from the beginning to the end with glamorous views that surrounds you. Everest Helicopter Tour is one of the best available alternatives for those visitors who want to see the world highest peak -Mt Everest and other eight-thousander peaks and they are not physically fit and not able to go trekking to Everest Base Camp.
Starting early, as morning is the best time with clear sky for the views of mountains in a moderate size of 3-4 comfortable seats on the Helicopter for the scenic tour, from the take off begins our tour with panorama of peaks overlooking from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal towards Cho-Oyu and Mt. Everest including the views of Mt. Makalu and others.
After an hour’s ride we will land at Lukla airstrip for refreshment and then we continue flight towards Everest base camp at 5,357 m. Our flight lands for 10 minutes in Kalapathar (5,545m). From Kalapthar we enjoy the mesmerizing close views of tumbling Khumbu Ice Falls and glacier and then on the way back you will stop for 20 minutes at Syangboche (Hotel Everest view) for tea/coffee and breakfast. Syangboche offers excellent views of Mt.Everest and its adjoining peaks. Then, you will fly back to Lukla and then the journey ends in Kathmandu . It will be your lifetime experience of Everest Base Camp tour by helicopter.
Early morning picked you up from your Hotel and transfer to Domestic Airports. Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla airport (45 minutes ride) and fueling ground time 10 minutes Fly from Lukla to Pheriche and Shuttle to Kalapathar into two Flights ( 2 passengers at once and 3 passengers in another shuttle) 35 minutes .Landing at the best viewpoint of Everest at Kalapathar for photography. 10 minutes Fly from Kalapathar to Mt. Everest view hotel at Syangboche with a helicopter (12 minutes) and landing time 55 minutes for Breakfast Fly from Hotel Everest view to Lukla for refueling & continue to Kathmandu by Helicopter 65 minutes Note: Weight restrictions Weight must be average including camera, jacket, and small day packs, for 3 people flying in one flight must be under 240kg, up to 5 people flying together weight must be under 480 kg. Every extra shuttle at extra cost only.