Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

A thrilling Helicopter ride to Kala Patthar and back

  • duration 1 Days
  • Activity Extension Tour
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The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour provides an exceptional opportunity for individuals with limited time or physical constraints to revel in the captivating allure of the Everest region. Its accessibility is a boon for those unable to trek to the base camp, granting them a remarkable chance to behold the majestic mountain panoramas. The chance to witness those breathtaking vistas up close offers an unforgettable experience, likely to etch lasting memories for a lifetime. The convenience and exclusive perspective it affords make it an appealing choice for a diverse range of travelers seeking an extraordinary adventure

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour commences from Kathmandu Domestic Airport, embarking on a breathtaking flight toward Lukla. This aerial expedition treats you to magnificent panoramas, showcasing diverse landscapes featuring forests, villages, and terraced fields, all framed by the awe-inspiring backdrop of snow-capped peaks. Upon reaching Lukla, the helicopter halts for refueling, and then resumes its journey toward Everest Base Camp, presenting captivating views of the Khumbu region throughout the flight.

The helicopter lands at Kala Patthar, situated at an altitude of 5545 meters, renowned as one of the world’s premier viewpoints. This unparalleled vantage point offers a breathtaking panorama with view of majestic peaks of Mt Everest at 8,848 meters, Pumori at 7,161 meters, Ama Dablam standing tall at 6,812 meters, Lhotse at 8,516 meters, Cho Oyu reaching 8,201 meters, Nuptse at 7,861 meters, alongside other surrounding snowcapped peaks. You will have ample time to savor the sublime beauty of the surroundings and seize these enchanting moments or simply immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring scenery.

After this captivating experience, your journey continues towards the Hotel Everest View in Syangboche. Here, you can relish a delightful breakfast while marveling at the breathtaking view of the majestic Himalayas before heading back to Kathmandu. This Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour will be a perfect example for those who are not able to physically take the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Overview

extension_tour Trip Type Extension Tour
Activities Included Activities Included
Activities Included Extension Tour
Best Seasons Best Seasons Best during Spring and Autumn, but you can do it all year round, provided the weather is clear.
Route Route Kathmandu-Lukla-Kala Patthar-Syangboche-Lukla-Kahmandu
  Best Months Best Months March, April, May, October, November

Good Months Good Months January, February, November, December

Lean Months Lean Months June, July, August

  • Enjoy the beautiful aerial view of forests of rhododendron and pine, lush valleys, villages, lakes, and rivers.
  • Experience the spectacular views of majestic mountains and picturesque scenery of the Khumbu region.
  • Experience the spectacular 360-degree views of Kangtega, Kusum Kanguru, Thamserku, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, and Mount Everest.
  • Experience the exciting landing at the world’s high-altitude viewpoint Kala Patthar.
  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast with a 360-degree view of the surrounding mountains at Everest View Hotel.

Cost Information

Included

  • Airport transfers(pick up and drop).
  • Helicopter flight cost.

Not included

  • Airport tax.
  • Everest National Park fee and Rural Municipal fee.
  • Breakfast cost at Everest View Hotel

Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1:

Pick up from hotel-Kathmandu Domestic Airport-Drop to Hotel

Pick up from the hotel
6:00-6:30 am: Pick-up from your hotel and transfer to the Domestic Airport.

Flight to Lukla
7:00 am: Departure for Lukla.
8:00 am: Land at Lukla for refueling.

Flight to Kala Patthar
8:15am: Helicopter flight towards Kala Patthar.
8:30-8:45 am: Landing at Kala Patthar for a 10-15 min panoramic view of Everest, Pumori, Nuptse, and others.

Flight to Everest View Hotel at Syangboche
9:00-9:15 am: Departure for Everest View Hotel at Syangboche.

Breakfast at Everest View Hotel
9:15-10:15 am: Enjoy breakfast surrounded by snow-capped peaks.

Return Flight to Kathmandu:
10:15-10:30 am: After breakfast, depart from Everest View Hotel.

Drop to your hotel
10:45-11:00 am: Drop back to your hotel.

Please note that timings are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances..

Overview

extension_tour Trip Type Extension Tour
Activities Included Activities Included
Activities Included Extension Tour
Route Route Kathmandu-Lukla-Kala Patthar-Syangboche-Lukla-Kahmandu
Max Group Size Max Group Size maximum of 4
Best Seasons Best Seasons Best during Spring and Autumn, but you can do it all year round, provided the weather is clear.
Best Months Best Months March, April, May, October, November

Good Months Good Months January, February, November, December

Lean Months Lean Months June, July, August

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