About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing is an exclusively designed trip to encounter and explore the world’s highest mountains within couple of hours. Many travelers have a dream of seeing Everest during their visit to Nepal. But they may be limited by time as it will take 10-14 Days by trekking to reach Everest Base Camp. To all of them, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the best possible way to witness the surreal 360 panoramic aerial view of Nepal Himalaya in just 4 -5 hours. It is also best suited for people who have limited time frame but wishes to encounter the stunning mountains in the Khumbu Himalaya.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour starts off by flying east from Kathmandu to the stunning Himalayan airport at Lukla (2860m). We will take a quick break to get the first taste of the fresh mountain air and scenery of this stunning airport. After refueling at Lukla, our helicopter flight heads towards the Everest Base Camp. Following the Khumbu valley, we fly over Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and the Khumbu Glacier. We will finally witness the base camp of worlds’ highest mountain, Mount Everest (8848.86m). Don’t be surprised if you see lots of tents at Everest Base Camp as in tents, resides the climbers planning strategically to conquer their utmost goal of summitting Mount Everest.
After relishing the views and capturing the moments in photos / videos, we will fly over the Everest Base Camp crossing the infamous Khumbu glacier and land at Kalapatthar (Black Rock). Kalapatthar at an elevation of 5545 meters is probably the best viewpoint in entire Everest region. Since, the view of Mount Everest is blocked by Lhotse - Nuptse ridge at EBC, we fly to Kalapatthar from EBC to eye witness the 360-degree panorama view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Pumori, etc... to name a few. which is why Kala Patthar is widely known as the ‘Paradise for Photographers’ You will be given a maximum of 15 minutes of landing time at Kala Patthar to acknowledge the beauty and opulence surrounding us. Time period is limited because of altitude concern.
Our next stop on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the magnificent Hotel Everest View, Syangboche. This hotel offers a rare experience of mountain and luxury. Also popularly termed as “Breakfast with Everest”, it is definitely a must do experience in the Himalaya of Nepal. Accordingly, admiring the Mount Everest and other beautiful Khumbu Panorama such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Taboche, Cholatse etc., we stop at Hotel Everest View at Syangbouch for breakfast. At last, we will fly back to Lukla for refueling and then to Kathmandu to end this epic lifetime experience in Nepal Himalaya.
Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour cost is US $1075 per Person (All Inclusive Cost) on a sharing basis and US $ 4190 for a Private Chartered Flight. The cost for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour seems a bit expensive at first glimpse but we assure you that it's worth every penny from the very beginning starting right from Kathmandu. This exciting Tourcan be done solo or with 2pax, 3pax, or 4 pax up to a maximum of 5 people There should be at least 5 travelers for a Fixed Departure. The cost per person can vary depending on the number of travelers on the flight.