Trip Duration:

1 Days

Country:

Nepal

Group Size:

4 Person.

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Helicopter tour
Helicopter tour

Arrival On

Kathmandu

Departure From:

Kathmandu

Best Season

Winter, Spring and Autumn.

Max Altitude

5545m

Trip Overview

It is normal for everyone to have the dream of gazing at the beauty of Everest from its nearby destination. But relishing this pleasure is not in the luck of every people. Due to various physical health problems, most people have to compromise with their dreams. Further, there are many people who are restricted due to the time limitation also. Thus with the intention to ease the problem of each of these people from being at the Mount Everest Base Camp, this blissful Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour package is introduced.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is an astounding flight tour, which lets travelers revel in the wilderness of the world's highest Mount Everest within a short time duration. Without adding many complications like that of the Everest Base Camp Trekking, this helicopter landing tour serves even the kids and old people.

Letting you witness the surreal beauty of fabled mountains, immense glaciers, and spectral wooded magnificent valleys, this tour gives the feel of being in the paradisical world.

Among many, some of the enchanting mountain ranges that you will be witnessing during this one Day Everest Base Camp Flight Tour are Everest(8848m), Pumori(7161), Lhotse, Nuptse, Changtse, Choyu (8201), Lingtren, and many others. Upon landing at Kalapatthar what astonishes you the most is the unsurpassed view of Mt. Everest. Viewing Mt. Everest from Kalapatthar it appears like you can reach out and touch the Mt. Everest summit without any hindrances.

What aspect of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour makes it the perfect Nepal Tour package?

Staring Mount Everest from its close proximity is a big deal in itself. Thus besides this single valid reason, no other reason is required for anyone to join this Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp. However, the Everest Base Camp Flight tour is not only limited to the view of Mount Everest. There are other several reasons which enforce several travelers to join this tour package. Some of them are listed below.

Does not involve the stress of long days walk

A flight journey to Everest Base Camp skips all the harsh trekkings. Thus, even if you don't have the endurance for a long day walk, you can now observe the mountains from a close distance.

Feast your eyes with the top views

The helicopter tour takes you very close to the mountains and hills. The mountain views are entrancing even from a far distance. Getting a closer view, you will find sanity for a lifetime. Not only the mountains, the views of valleys, landscapes, emerald forests and glaciers everything seems more inspiring from the helicopter window.

Suitable for people of all age group

As this tour package does not involve long days strenuous walks and can be completed within a day, people of all age groups can enjoy this tour full of ease and luxury.

Provides Full Safety

Not just the fascinating vistas, but the flight also promises you to provide a safe journey. Whenever required, the emergency oxygen cylinder is there for you. Further, the pilots of our helicopter flight are not just simple pilots. They have got the full training to get out of any trouble which might happen during the tour.

Reasonable Cost

Heading to the Everest region with your group you will find the Everest Heli Tour Cost quite reasonable. Even if you are not in a group, we will add you to the available group so that you can share the cost price of the helicopter flight. However, if you wish for a private helicopter tour, then be ready to pay high.

Stopover Destinations of Helicopter Flight for Everest Base Camp

During our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, the flight makes its landing at various points for different purposes.

Lukla

After the take-off of the flight from the domestic terminal of the Tribhuwan International Airport, the flight to the Everest Base Camp make its first landing at the airport of Lukla. Further, while returning to Kathmandu from Kalapatthar, a helicopter flight again makes its landing at tiny Lukla airport. The main purpose of the helicopter's landing at the Lukla airport is refueling.

Kalapatthar First Viewpoint(Between Gorakshep and Kalapathar )

Continuing the flight from Lukla, the flight normally makes its another landing at the first viewpoint of Kalapatthar. However, in some weight-related cases, Periche might be its second stopover. However, in the current situation, no flights are allowed to land even at Kala Patthar viewpoint.

Everest View Hotel(Syangboche)

After spending some blissful time at the Kalapatthar viewpoint location, the flight follows its way towards the Syangboche for the next 15minutes of break. Known as the highest altitude hotel in the world, Everest View Hotel is the landmark of the Everest region. Relishing the alluring views of Mount Everest and other magnificent mountains, enjoy the delicious breakfast at Everest View Hotel. Thereafter, the flight takes off and land at Lukla for refueling.

After landing at Lukla, many helicopter flights land at Everest View Hotel. From here managing the weight limit they take some tourists for the further helicopter tour and leave others giving some time for the delicious breakfast. Taking back the previous groups to Everest View Hotel for luscious breakfast, they now take the other tour groups for a further helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp. After the completion of the tour of the entire group, the pilots take back all the visitors to Lukla and then eventually to Kathmandu.

Best Season for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Tour

Located at the highest altitude region, the weather and climate of the Everest region keep on changing most of the time. But due to the short time duration of our helicopter tour, it does not affect our tour plan that much. However, there is something that makes us stop the flight take-off. And that something is the foggy weather and rainfall.

Flying to Everest on such days you cannot clearly observe the mountain ranges and stunning scenery of diverse topology. Thus choosing the best time for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight is always a recommended option.

Well known as the best trekking and travel seasons in Nepal, both Autumn and Spring are the topmost and most admired seasons for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The stable and the warm days of these seasons let you revere the stunning views of Himalayan ranges and Valleys. Further, if you opt to explore this region during the spring, then the enthralling views of blooming rhododendron and other wildflowers will always be there to fascinate you.

As both of these seasons receives a huge crowd of trekkers, for peace lovers Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour during the winter month is highly recommended. Moreover, a helicopter tour of the Everest Region during this season greets the travelers with bewitching views of the snow-covered Himalayas. With so much of an advantage, the only thing you have to take care of during the winter tour is the chilly cold temperature of that region.

Due to the rainfall and foggy weather, there arise several chances of flight cancellation or delays. Thus, it is best to avoid the summer flight to the Everest Base Camp.

The weight limit for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing

Each helicopter flying to the Everest Base Camp holds a weight limit of a maximum of 500kg. 5pax is the maximum weight limit for this Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. However, while landing at the lower viewpoint of Kalapatthar, the maximum weight of the flight should not exceed the weight of 240kg. Thus if the flight is carrying up to 3pax with an average weight of under 240kg, then without landing anywhere in between the flight can directly land at Kalapatthar/Everest Base Camp.

In the case of 5pax, the helicopter has to operate two shuttle flights from Periche or Everest View Hotel to Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar. After making the proper balance of the bodyweight up to 240kg on average, the flight finally heads to the Kalapatthar.

Wears and other items required during Mount Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

In contrast to that of the Everest Base Camp Trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek, this helicopter tour doesn't demand the packing of heavy trekking gear. However, to enjoy the full out of the journey you just have to pay proper attention to your clothing and wearing.

To cope with the high altitude temperature and pressure of wind always remember to put on the dress on layers. Further, you also have to prepare to save yourself from high-intensity UV rays at a higher altitude. During your packing, do remember to carry only the essential things, otherwise, you might have to face the weight problem during the flight journey.

The list of gears that we recommend you to carry during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is mentioned below.

  • Down Jacket.
  • Windproof Jacket.
  • Warm Hat.
  • Warm Gloves.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Warm Trouser.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Lip Balms.
  • UV Protection Sunglasses.
  • Scarf.
  • Camera.

Things to remember before joining the Helicopter Tour to the Everest Base Camp

  • During the briefing session, listen to the caption properly. They will instruct you how and when to enter and exit the aircraft.
  • Do not move to change the seats when the flight is flying. You can change the seats during the landing time.
  • Remember not to throw anything from the flight window.
  • Though there is no age limitation for this helicopter landing tour, people with serious heart problems or similar diseases should not opt for this daring high-altitude trip.
  • There is a high chance of flights getting delayed or canceled due to bad weather or poor visibility. Thus, while planning for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, you better separate one or 2 spare days.
  • Don't forget to carry a valid visa and passport while heading for the Flight Tour to EBC.
  • During the flight tour, you will be hovering over the Sagarmatha National Park area. Thus an entry permit to the Sagarmatha National Park is required.
  • Besides these things, some other COVID-19 safety measures are:
  • All the passengers in the flight need to wear face shields and mask.
  • Strictly follow the rule of maintaining social distance throughout the trip.
  • Make sure to use the hand sanitizer time and again.

Itinerary

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Day 01:

Flight to Lukla

None

Breakfast and Bread

None

Kathmandu to Lukla flight to Helicoper.

  • Mount Everest Helicopter Tour Price includes the following services.
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off by a private vehicle.
  • 4-5 hours helicopter flight.
  • National Park fee.
  • Breakfast in Syangboche the highest 3 star Everest view hotel.
  • Company service charges.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Emergency oxygen inside the helicopter. (Additional cost required for the personal use of the oxygen outside helipad).

FAQ'S

Q. Dingboche to Everest Base camp Helicopter tour:

Dingboche is the second acclimatization place in Everest base camp trekking. This place is very popular because the people who trek High pass and the trekkers who trek the Kongma-la pass must stay there. Dingboche situated at the valley an altitude of 4410m above sea levels. At this high altitude, some trekkers can feel Acute Mountain Sickness and like to back to Kathmandu by helicopter. But they can book a flight through Everest base camp too. Some trekkers bored with trekking because they have no habit of the trek in long-duration so they ask Mission Himalaya Treks for a Heli tour and back to Kathmandu. They can enjoy the view of Chukung valley Lhotse and Lhotse Sar with Makalu, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, and several Himalayan ranges with Khumbu icefall and Glacier. If they go through Gokyo they can enjoy lake view and different landscapes than another world they explore before. Helicopter tour views much nicer than trek views because you can see from high altitude.

Q. Everest Helicopter Tour From KTM To KTM

Because one day they arrive and the next day they need to explore Namche or they need to go Khumjung, Khunde, and the world's highest altitude star hotel at Syangboche Hotel Everest View(3880m). so after exploring Namche the tourist like to go to Everest Base camp but their time frame is short so they like to Take the EBC Heli tours from Namche. And back to Lukla or Kathmandu by helicopter. Some tourists cannot trek above from Namche because of high altitude and sickness but they like to see the majestic view of Everest Base Camp. So they choose this flight. They can see the Panoramic view of lots of Himalayan ranges like Thamserku, Kusum Kangaroo, Ama Dablam, Everest, Lhotse, Kwongde, and several other peaks in this flight. If you book the flight via Gokyo you can see the majestic view of Gokyo lake, Gokyo RI, and Cho Oyu(8201m) also. So this flight is very important for travelers who reach Namche Bazaar but like to explore Everest Base camp with Khumbu Glacier and icefall.

Q. Lobuche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Or those who feel enough trekking and back to Kathmandu as soon as they can this helicopter tour is suitable for them. It takes around 55-60 minutes to back to Kathmandu. But if you choose a flight back through Gokyo and Everest base camp the time will be longer than a scheduled flight. On this flight, you can see the majestic mountain of Khumbu and the Gaurishankar region with some Langtang regions too. Mt. Everest(8848m) which is top of the world, Makalu(8463m), and Lhotse (8516m) are the highest mountains seen from this flight. But if you choose the route via Gokyo you can see Cho Oyu(8201m) also one of the highest mountains over 8000m around the world. Lakes, Chortens, Monastery, and numerous village jungles and terraces land also another attraction of this tour. Namche to Everest Base Camp helicopter tour: The most tourist Hub of Khumbu region- Namche Situated at 3440 m above sea level and Pasang Lhamu Municipality. It is the gateway of the Everest region and most busy because tourists can stay there 3 nights in Everest Base camp trek. After the flight to Lukla and trek, two days then can reach Namche Bazar. Because of high altitude tourists need to acclimatize their bodies with high altitude so they need to rest there and when they complete the trek and back from Everest Base camp they stay one more night again. If they with trek Everest Panorama or Everest View also they stay two night here.

Q. Lukla to Everest Base Camp Ready for Flight

Normally this flight around 140 kilometers in distance and almost a 1-hour flight until Kathmandu airport. They can also see the different landscapes than trekking. Lakes Himalayan ranges, Villages lots of rivers, and suspension bridges with different landscapes. Flight at higher altitude sure the view is excellent than better altitude. Weather and climate affect flight time and landing. Lobuche to Kathmandu Helicopter tour/Flight: Lobuche, a small village in the Khumbu region after Thukla and before Gorakhshep situated with an elevation at 4930m above sea level. This village situated between the Majestic Mountain Lobuche, Pumori, and Nuptse. This helicopter flight is appropriate for those kinds of adventure lovers who already went Base camp and come back until Lobuche but do not like to back to Lukla from the same way down by trekking. Or the tourist who are start trekking from Lukla to Gokyo lake and Chola pass trek until Lobuche but like to See base camp by helicopter or those kinds of trekkers who come Everest Base camp trekking but unable to go further from Lobuche by altitude sickness.

Q. Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu Helicopter Tour:

This tour suitable for trekkers who already went trekking until the Everest base camp. Every year more than 50000 trekkers trekking in Everest National park. Some trekkers start the trek from Jiri around 12 days to reach the Everest base camp. some trekkers start from Lukla and go to Gokyo and trek to Chola pass and reach Everest Base Camp. Some person go directly from Lukla to Everest base camp in 7 days but they do not like to back same way trekking down or some people like to enjoy helicopter on the spot to view Everest by helicopter or those trekkers who are hurry to back to Kathmandu by their desires they can take this tour.

Q. Helicopter view point for observe Himalaya

In this tour, you can explore 100s of snow-capped Himalayan ranges, high altitude landscapes glaciers, icefall, rivers, terrace land, flora, and fauna with heart-touching vistas. Depends on your payment and booking we can stop at Everest view hotel, Kalapatthar, and Everest base camp for your snap-on camera for memory. Which you can see in your entire lifetime.

Q. Lukla to Kalapatthar and Everest base camp Helicopter tour:

This Tour is suitable for those kinds of tourists who do not like high altitude trekking from Lukla to Everest Base camp trekking but like to Enjoy the panoramic view including the world's highest mountain Mt. Everest, Khumbu glacier, and icefall in their limited time frame. Or the people did Everest view trek and back to Lukla but like to see Everest base camp and Kalapatthar. Some people did Mera peak climbing but like to see Everest base camp and Kalapatthar after finish trek this tour is suitable for them. Either they can fly from Kathmandu to Lukla by plane and unable to trek more or the people who trek from Jiri and reach Lukla but do not like trek more they can book this tour. Some person has a limited time frame and budget they can take tiny airstrip flight to Lukla and take a helicopter tour to Everest base camp. Normally this helicopter tour from Lukla to Kalapatthar and back around 30 minutes if weather condition and visibility is normal.

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