Here is your chance to get close to Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world, and high Himalayan region. This tour gives you once in a lifetime opportunity to go to the foot of Mount Everest. This tour of Everest is considered one of the best aerial tour in the world among nature lovers.
Everest base camp helicopter flight tour leads you above Kathmandu valley as it swirls around to land at Lukla airstrip for short moment, where you can observe the first glimpse of Sherpa culture and traditional way of life intact with Buddhism religion( Sherpa village, the gateway to mighty Everest, Lukla). After a quick stop for fueling at Lukla, the flight continues by flying high towards Khumbu valley to land at Everest Base Camp at the height of above 5,404 Kalapathar. This helicopter flight then covers the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, Khumbu glacier and finally reaches the Everest Base Camp.
This ultimate ride gives you the best views of the Himalayan range and scenery. The scenic ride allows a maximum of 5 minutes of landing time at the base camp due to altitude threat. On the way back, you will be given 20 minutes in Syangboche to take a quick tea/coffee or Breakfast at Hotel. From Hotel, you can have an excellent view of the Everest range. Afterwards the helicopter will again make a quick fueling stop at Lukla airport, and then fly back to Kathmandu.
Here catch views of Nuptse-Lhotse-Lola peaks with Mt. Pumori, Khumbu Ice Falls, and glaciers, after a grand and mesmerizing moment head back to Kathmandu with a brief (optional) stop at Thyangboche to visit its interesting monastery.
Phase 1: Pickup time depends upon the weather and place you are staying. Our company representative will meet you in reception with suitable vehicle upon your group size and you will be transferred to the domestic airport.
Phase 2: Within this time you will reach a domestic airport. For further processing, your weights and luggage will be weighted once again for proper confirmation. Then you will have the flight to Lukla from Kathmandu within this time period. At Lukla, fueling will be done. Then you will move forward to Everest Base Camp or Kalapathar. Weight limits are also analyzed in order to know about the better possible decision that can be taken, i.e. it is good to take flight directly to Everest Base Camp or firstly reach Pheriche and then fly to Everest Base Camp in 2 shuttles. You will have breakfast at the topmost height hotel in the world, Hotel Everest View, and return back to Kathmandu.
Phase 3: In this time range, you will return back from Everest Base Camp to Lukla and finally Kathmandu.
Phase 4: Arrival in hotel and departure to home.
Note: Long waiting for helicopter flight are also possible, as both sides’ weather is checked. If the weather is fair and sound, then only the flight is taken off, but if the weather is not that good, waiting is recommended. Also, if the weather remains worse, postponement of flight, as well as whole helicopter tour, can take place.