Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour which landed at Kalapathar (5545 m) is the best view point of Mt Everest. Everest heli tour is a different type of tour by riding a helicopter to explore the Himalayas in a short period of time. This is obviously an exciting helicopter flight to Everest.
Mount Everest (8848 meters) is the highest peak in the world. It is the dream destination for many people to see and explore life. Even some people have a high desire to see but are not comfortable walking the entire trekking route. This Everest heli tour is the best option for them too. The helicopter tour to Everest gives an aerial view of the massive Mount Everest and other several peaks to gain adrenaline and adventure experience.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour gives an excellent addition to the entire tour package of individuals in Nepal. This heli tour begins from the capital city of Kathmandu . You have to fly eastward towards the beautiful village consisting of Sherpa people and the gateway to Mount Everest in Lukla. The helicopter flight from Lukla thus moves ahead to Syangboche, Dingboche, Gorak Shep and Khumbu mountain glacier to reach at the top of Kalapathar from where you can see Mt Everest very close.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour lets you get the magnificent Everest view and pool of opportunities to view iconic landmarks in Nepal. In fact, the tour gives a few of the best views and sceneries of the Himalayan Mountains. You will get a maximum 5 minutes associated with landing time at the Kalapathar (5545m) because of high altitude.
Moreover, you will get 20 to 30 minute time at Syangboche to have breakfast and tea/coffee. Syangboche gives panoramic views of Mount Everest and its entire range. Finally the helicopter will fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest Helicopter Tour Package Highlights
The tour starts in the East direction from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.The helicopter flight passes through many high mountains and hills of the Nagarkot by crossing the nearby Sunkoshi River. During your flight, you will be able to view many villages located in mid hills and a large number of farming lands. Particularly you may get views of a few common things like blue rivers and green hills, while traveling very close to the Rolwaling and Gaurishankar mountain ranges in the Himalayan region just above the Jiri Bazaar and Charikot of Dolakha.
Later on you will cross the Lamjura Pass to enter the Everest region.
Our helicopter will land at Lukla to obtain necessary fueling and after only a 5 to 10 minutes period. You will fly over Dudh Koshi River to reach Namche Bazaar, known as the capital of Sherpa people.
The flight again lands at the hilltop of Syangboche and finally you will fly to the Everest Base Camp.
During the entire tour, you will find major high mountain peaks, which are Kangtega, Kusum, Thamserku, Kangaru, Lhotse, Amadablam, Pumori, Nuptse, Island Peak, Pumori, Lobuche, Mera Peak and many more.
Facts about Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour
Trip Name: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Tour Type: Charter Flight
Maximum Group : 3- 5 Persons
Maximum Elevation 5545 meter
Flight Duration 3 Hours
Landing time 10 Minutes
Maximum Weight 250 kg
Best Season: February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December
Helicopter Company: Air Dynasty, Simrik, Heli Everest, Altitude, Fishtail, Mountain Air
Landing Points : Lukla Airport, Syangboche, Kalapathar (5545m)
Himalayan Sights: Amadablam, Thamserku, Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Kusum Kanguru, Khumbila, Island Peak, Mera Peak, Mount 32
Everest Helicopter Flight Itinerary
Morning 7:00 am Kathmandu to Lukla (Refueling)
Morning 7:45 am Lukla to Everest Base Camp
Morning 8:00am Everest Base Camp to Syangboche
Morning 8:30am Syangboche to Lukla (refueling) and fly back to Kathmandu. End of the trip.