Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight landing tour is an amazing day trip in Nepal for those who have limited time
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter landing tour In Nepal begins from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You will be in the company of sublime scenery in just a few minutes after the take-off. The tour makes the first stop at Lukla (2840m). Here, we refuel the Helicopter, and the journey resumes with the gorgeous views of the Himalayas.
The tour finally settles at the Everest Base Camp after floating over the Khumbu glacier for a short while. The Everest Base camp at 5,364 meters offers glorious views of the Himalayan ranges, including peaks like Pumori (7165m), Cholatse (6635m), and Nuptse (7861m). At the base camp, we hike around for about 2 hours and relish the panorama of the Himalayas. Then, the tour returns to Kathmandu.
The weather at the base camp is mostly cold and frigid throughout the year. However, the summer and spring seasons have a moderate temperature during the day. As the base camp is at an altitude of 5,364 meters, participants have to be careful to avoid falling prey to Acute Mountain Sickness. To do so, you will have to apply minimal physical exertions to your body.
Do inform the trip leader immediately if you feel uneasy. Finally, there are chances of flight delays and cancellations to the Lukla airport and Everest Base Camp. In such situations, we will make necessary arrangements to continue the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. At Adventure White Mountain, we make it our duty to ensure comfortable and safe trips to our clients. On the day tour to Everest Base camp, we take utmost precautions to take you to the Everest Base Camp. Join us for an experience that will last for the rest of your lives.
6:30 am: Chopper Flight from TIA to Lukla Airport [45 Mins]
The Everest base camp Helicopter landing tour begins from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Flying over the Kathmandu Valley, the lush hills and beautiful landscapes greet us. After flying for around 45 minutes, we land at Lukla Airport.
7:15 am: Break for 30 Mins [Fueling purpose]
At Lukla, we take a short break to refuel the Helicopter for the next flight to the Everest Base Camp. In the meantime, you can relish the sights of the Himalayas surrounding Lukla. The views of the Himalayas like Thamserku (6608m) and Kangtega (6685m).
7:45 am: Again Chopper Flight from Lukla to EBC [25 Mins]
Continuing the tour, we get on the Helicopter once again and head for the Everest Base Camp. Leaving the hills around Lukla, the flight leads us through the hills and mountains. We also fly over the Khumbu Glacier before reaching the Everest Base Camp. On the way, we can enjoy the sights of Mt. Everest (8848m) as well.
8:10 am: Explore the Everest Base Camp and Hiking around EBC for 2 Hrs
As we land at the base camp, the chilly breezes welcome us. The views of the Himalayas from the base camp are mesmerizing. We hike around the base camp for around 2 hours and witness numerous mountains. The Khumbu Glacier is also a magnificent sight to see.
10 am: Chopper flight from EBC to Kathmandu via Lukla
Bidding farewell to Mt. Everest (8848m) and the Himalayas in the Everest region, we return to Kathmandu. The flight is similar in nature to the ones before as we awe at the sights of the mind-blowing sceneries. With a bagful of overwhelming emotions and pride, we head to the hotel in Kathmandu.