Everest Helicopter Tour

Published on: March 19, 2020
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour

Talking about luxurious tourism, Helicopter tour has always been in the first position. Everest helicopter tour is a luxurious and quick approach to discover nature from a different perspective. Hence, this approach can be an unforgettable experience for any travelers.

Everest Helicopter tour is a best fit for:

  1. Travelers having few holidays (Quick Access)
  2. Family tour and vacation.
  3. Disabled or differently-abled travelers.
  4. Kids and old aged people.
  5. Adventurous but luxury travelers.

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Everest Helicopter Tour

Everest Helicopter tour is an amazing approach to the world’s highest peak Everest. You will fly all the way from the capital city, Kathmandu to the gateway of the Everest region – Lukla. Hence, you will have a good chance to explore the landscape from lowland (1400 m) to highland (5500+ m).

Everest Heli tour offers an exciting diverse experience. Firstly, you will fly over the Kathmandu valley exploring its scattered human settlement in an aerial view. Then, the chopper will take you over the terrace farming, traditional villages, rhododendron trees, and dense forest. Apart from this, the great Himalayas seen from the window of the chopper adds more beauty and soul to your flight. Without a doubt, from the start of the helicopter tour, the great Himalayas will cherish you with their mighty beauty and appealing view.

Trip Summary of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Firstly, you will complete all the airport formalities. Then, you will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla airport. This short flight will take around 45 minutes. You will land at one of the thrilling airports of the world, Tenzing-Hilary airport, Lukla. Here, the chopper will be refueled. It may take 15 minutes. Noteworthy, Lukla is the gateway to the Everest region.

Then, the chopper will take you to Kalapatthar. Similarly, it will take around 15 minutes to reach Kalapatthar. Here, you will spend 10-15 minutes to capture some photos and videos. Amazing summit view of Everest and Nuptse can be admired from Kalapatthar. Finally, you will take off for mountain breakfast at Hotel Everest View, Syangboche. In addition, an hour will be given for breakfast.

Furthermore, you will meet many climbers and travelers from different parts of the world. Lastly, you will fly back to Lukla. Refueling time for the flight. Finally, you will fly back to Kathmandu.

Short Itinerary for Everest Helicopter Tour

  • 6:00 am-6:30 am: First, pick up from the hotel and drive to Tribhuwan Int’l Airport, KTM.
  • 6:30 am-6:45 am: Check-in and Airport formalities.
  • 6:45 am-7:30 am: Then, fly to Lukla. (approx 2,845 m. /45 mins. flight)
  • 7:30 am-7:45 am: Refueling time.
  • 7:45 am-8:00 am: Fly to Kalapatthar. (approx 5,450m. /15 mins. flight)
  • 8:00 am- 8:15 am: Land and explore around Kalapatthar.
  • 8:15 am- 8:30 am: Fly to Hotel Everest View. (approx 3,950 m. /15 mins. flight)
  • 8:30 am- 9:30 am: Breakfast time at Hotel Everest View. (1 hour)
  • 9:30 am-10:30 am: Fly back to Lukla and refuel at Lukla. (approx 1 hour)
  • 10:30 am-11:15 am: Lastly, Back to Kathmandu.

We also operate other helicopter tours in Nepal such as Langtang Helicopter tour, Muktinath Helicopter tour, Damodar Kunda helicopter tour and Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

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