About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp in the Himalaya of Nepal is a popular destination for trekkers around the world. Everest Base Camp Trekking is probably one of the best treks in the Himalaya of Nepal. Following the footsteps of the legendary mountaineers is a dream of many. To witness the nature, landscape, mountains, glaciers and the Sherpa people is definitely a lifetime experience in Nepal. We have put together this amazing luxury helicopter to Everest Base Camp for enthusiast travelers wishing to experience Everest Base Camp and the Khumbu Himalaya from Kala Patthar. This helicopter tour is an excellent addition to the Nepal trip. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the best opportunities to witness and experience Everest Base Camp and the Khumbu valley within couple of hours.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is exclusively designed to encounter and explore the world’s highest mountains within a very short time frame. 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 Everest Base Camp. To all of them, this amazing helicopter tour is the perfect option to experience the vistas of 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 (8848m). Don’t be surprised if you see lots of tents, climbers at Everest Base Camp dreaming to conquer their goal.
After a quick look at Everest Base Camp from our helicopter we will shortly head to our landing spot at Kala Patthar. Many trekkers hike up to Kala Patthar from Gorakshep to experience the amazing sunrise view of the Khumbu Himalaya. Probably the best view point in the Khumbu valley. You will be given a maximum of 5 minutes of landing time at Kala Patthar to relish the beauty and opulence around us thoroughly. This place and the views are absolutely outstanding. 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 the “Breakfast at Everest”. It is definitely a must do experience in the Himalaya of Nepal. With mouth watering breakfast at almost 4,000 meters admiring the Mount Everest and other beautiful Khumbu Panorama such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Taboche, Cholatse etc. Further we will fly back to Lukla for refueling and then to Kathmandu to end this epic lifetime experience in Nepal.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Schedule:
- Kathmandu - Lukla (Fueling)
- Lukla - Everest Base Camp (Fly over)
- Everest Base Camp - Kala Patthar
- Kala Patthar - Syangboche (Breakfast at Hotel Everest View)
- Syangboche - Lukla – Kathmandu
- Syangboche - Lukla
- Lukla - Kathmandu
Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour cost is $1050 per person on a sharing basis and $4400 for a Private Chartered Flight. 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.