Everest Helicopter Tour: Sightseeing flight in Nepal

Everest Helicopter Tour

 
Activities
Helicopter Ride
Duration
1 days
Price
$4,000 to 5,000
 
 
Everest Helicopter Tour: Sightseeing flight in Nepal

Everest Helicopter Tour is the most special and adventurous way to experience the Himalayan beauty of the mountain. Everest helicopter Flight offers various panoramic views of an endless range of mountains, valleys, rivers, villages, temples, and monasteries.

Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour includes helicopter rides as per the itinerary, private pick up and drop off service from and to the hotel in Kathmandu, and airport departure tax.

If you are looking for additional services, we can make the arrangement (extra charges applicable).

We also make sure that the helicopters are equipped with a set of Oxygen system consisting of 4-5 liter cylinder of mountaineering oxygen, fitted with a regulator and hi-tech top-out mask, to provide instant help in case of emergencies.

Price Includes

  • permit
  • Tax
  • helicopter ride

Price Excludes

  1. Kathmandu stay

What to expect

6:00 – 6:15 AM: Transfer From Your Hotel To The Airport
Early in the morning, a private car will arrive at your hotel to pick you up and transport you to Kathmandu's airport.

6:15 – 6:45 AM Formalities at The Airport.

A representative from the company will assist you with the check-in process. Make sure you have your passport with you. An airport officer will check your documents for formalities after you check in.

After that, we'll meet with the captain and board the helicopter. We encourage you to clear all flight-related questions during the meetup so that you can cooperate and contribute to a good trip.

6:45 – 7:40 AM: Fly to Lukla (2,845 meters)

After completing your airport formalities, you will board your flight to Lukla. As you take off, you will be greeted by spectacular views of green hills, and after passing through Dolakha village, you will arrive at Jiri village. The helicopter ride continues over the Lamjura-La Pass (3,550 m), which is covered in dense rhododendron forests.

After 45 minutes, you will arrive in Lukla, with spectacular views of the Himalayan chains. Lukla is located at a height of 2,820 meters above sea level. Lukla is well-known for its airport, which has the world's smallest runway.

7: 40 – 8:00 AM: Refueling at Lukla Airport

When you arrive in Lukla, you will begin to experience the local Sherpa culture and way of life. Many Sherpa guides and porters will be waiting for their clients at the airport. The flight will be refueled in about 15-20 minutes.

8:00 – 8:20 AM: Fly to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters)

After refueling, we fly from Lukla Airport to Kala Patthar. The flight will last about 15-20 minutes. We'll be flying above 5,500 meters at this point. If the group consists of 4-5 people, the flight will be divided into two. However, we will fly over the infamous Namche Bazaar, exploring all of Sagarmatha National Park's hidden rivers and beautiful flora and fauna.

Note: Because landing at Kala Patthar is prohibited for weights greater than 220kg, a shuttle flight from Kongde is required if the weight exceeds 220kg.

8:20 – 8:30 AM: Land at Kala Patthar (5,450 meters)

You will Land at Kalapatthar, where you will be able to admire the mighty, majestic peaks of Nepal's Khumbu region. 5-10 minutes on the ground may not seem like much, but it's enough time to take pictures and enjoy the scenery.

8:30 – 9:45 AM: Fly to Kongde (3,950 meters)

After admiring the magnificent view of Mount Everest and other snow-capped peaks, the helicopter will depart for Kongde for breakfast (30-45 minutes). Breakfast will be available at the Yeti Mountain Home. Along with the breakfast, you will once again have the opportunity to admire the magnificent Mount Everest and its surrounding range.

8:45 – 9:30 AM: Breakfast at Yeti Mountain Home

As a reward for completing a dream trip, you can treat yourself to a delicious breakfast at the Yeti Mountain Home. Along with the breakfast, you will be able to admire the magnificent Mount Everest and its surrounding range once more.

9:30 – 10:00 AM: Fly to Lukla and Refuel

After a delicious breakfast in the hotel, you will fly back to Lukla with breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Nothing beats a close-up view of the Himalayas from a clear bird's eye perspective. The flight will land in Lukla for 15-20 minutes for refueling before returning to Kathmandu.

10:00 – 11:00 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu

After refilling the fuel at Lukla, we will now fly back to the airport in Kathmandu. From the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in a private car.

 

Everest Helicopter Tour: Sightseeing flight in Nepal: From $4,000 to $5,000 for 1 days

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