Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

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Those who are already in Namche can take a quick 15-minute helicopter ride to speed up their journey to the Everest Base Camp. For practically every traveler heading to base camp, the flight is great. The helicopter departs from Namche and moves in the direction of the base camp after a brief inspection. So, for that Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is best.

Cost for a 2022 Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing Package

In a very short amount of time, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour to EBC is the ideal method to explore and take in a close-up perspective of breathtaking natural beauty, culture, and tremendous mountains. The largest aerial view of the enormous Mount Everest and other numerous peaks in the Khumbu region is provided by an Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour.

With breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountain range, you can soar far above the verdant slopes and rhododendron-covered alpine forests on this thrilling helicopter tour. For those seeking an adrenaline rush and an adventurous experience, an Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour may be ideal.

Everest Helicopter Tour

The tallest peak in the world is Mount Everest, at 8848 meters. For many people, visiting and exploring Mount Everest is the ultimate dream destination. Even though some people are very eager to visit Everest, they might not feel at ease traversing the complete hiking path. Some people may have time or health restrictions. For them as well, our Everest Base Camp Heli tour is the ideal choice.

A Mount Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a fantastic addition to any Nepali traveler’s itinerary. You can go back and forth from Kathmandu to Mount Everest in a matter of hours. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the best alternatives for the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Although it may appear to be a bit pricey at first appearance, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter with Flight Landing is offered for charter or group joining, both of which provide extremely reasonable prices per person. The excursion can be taken alone, with two people, three people, four people, or up to five people.

Anyone who has taken the EBC Helicopter Tour would attest that it was well worth the cost. Beginning in Kathmandu, every moment is remarkable.

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Helicopter Tour of Everest Base Camp with a Landing in Kalapathar

A one-day helicopter flight to see Mount Everest up close is the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with a Landing in Kalapathar. A unique Heli riding tour package to experience the world’s highest peaks lands at Kalapathar (5545m) and visits Mount Everest Base Camp. The entire helicopter tour package is finished quickly.

Starting in Kathmandu, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Landing at Kalapathar Tour brings you east of the city to Nagarkot. The distant vision of snow-capped peaks gradually replaces the beautiful slopes and pleasant valleys with the odd hamlet. As you get closer to Jiri, these peaks include Jugal Himal, the Langtang range, Gaurishankar, and numerous others.

We take a 15-minute break at Lukla to refuel the chopper and perform some technical inspections. You receive your first experience of the mountain air and views during this 15-minute break.

The majority of climbs and expeditions that travel farther into the Khumbu region begin at Lukla. The famed mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who were the first to conquer Everest, are honored by having their airport named Tenzing Hillary.

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Those coming by plane are likely to have an exciting landing experience at this small airport. We will soon depart from Lukla and enter the Sagarmatha National Park’s boundaries.

The Everest Base Camp, located at 5,380 meters below the terrifying Khumbu icefall, is a popular travel destination for trekkers and adventure seekers worldwide. We will have around 10-15 minutes after landing to spend at the base of the tallest peak in the world and properly appreciate the splendor and majesty all around us.

Why Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

You can get some amazing views of Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, and a number of other peaks and glaciers from the base camp, which is surrounded by towering peaks.

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour stops at Syangboche after departing from KalaPathar. A magnificent breakfast is served at a height of over 4,000 meters while admiring Mount Everest at the Everest View Hotel, close to Syangboche.

After a lovely 30- to 60-minute stop here, we continue on with our return trip, arriving at Lukla once more for our final halt. As you take off from Lukla, say goodbye to the Everest region and take in the final flight and Himalayan vistas. We will successfully complete the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour once we return to Kathmandu in a little under an hour.

A glimpse of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  • The voyage begins from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, heading east.
  • By crossing the neighboring Sunkoshi River, the helicopter journey travels across numerous tall mountains and hills of the Nagarkot region.
  • You will be able to see a lot of farmland areas and a lot of settlements situated in the middle of hills during your flight. While journeying quite close to the Rolwaling and Gaurishankar mountain ranges in the Himalayan region right above the Jiri Bazaar and Charikot of Dolakha, you may particularly obtain views of a few common features, such as blue rivers and green hills.

On EBC Heli Tour

  • You will afterward traverse the Lamjura Pass to reach the Everest region.
  • In order to get the necessary fuel, our helicopter will land at Lukla. After just 10 to 15 minutes, you can fly across the Dudhkoshi River to reach Namche Bazaar, also known as the Sherpa people’s capital.
  • Once more landing at Syangboche’s mountaintop, you can then take a flight to the Everest Base Camp.
  • Major high mountain peaks like as Kangtega, Kusum, Thameserkhu, Kangaru, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Nuptse, Island Peak, Pumori, Lobuche, Mera Peak, and many others can be seen throughout the entire route.
  • Finally, the excursion offers views of snow-covered slopes, turquoise lakes, and deep mountain rivers.
Helicopter Tour
Helicopter tour in Himalayas

Highlights of the Everest Helicopter Tour Package

  • Beautiful aerial view of verdant valleys, villages, lakes, rivers, and rhododendron and pine forests.
  • Fly above the well-known Sagarmatha National Park, which is also a UNESCO world heritage site, and take in the most breathtaking aerial view of turquoise lakes, rivers, icefalls, glaciers, stunning snow-capped hills, and Sherpa communities.
  • In no time, take in the breathtaking vistas of the region’s towering mountains, gorgeous surroundings, and unique culture.
  • Experience the unmatched grandeur of nature by sitting on Mount Everest’s lap. It is the highest peak in the world.
  • Awe-inspiring mountains including Kangtega, Kusum, Thameserkhu, Kangaru, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Tawache, Cholatse, Island Peak, Pumori, Lobuche, Mera Peak, and Mount Everest may be seen in breathtaking 360-degree panoramas.
  • Experience the thrilling landing at Kalapatthar, the highest viewpoint in the world (6,644.5 m) (18,519 ft.)
  • Enjoy a delectable breakfast while taking in the panoramic views of the spectacular mountains at the 13000-foot-high Everest View Hotel.

Detail of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary

Drive to the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport after being picked up from the hotel.

The Helicopter Tour to the Everest Base Camp begins early in the morning (6:00 AM) as we pick you up from your hotel or designated meeting point and drive to the Tribhuvan International Airport domestic terminal.

Take off for Lukla from Kathmandu

After seating is decided upon, we will depart for the east of the Kathmandu valley, where you will be treated to a breathtaking view of snow-capped mountains, ranging from the Langtang range and Ganesh Himal to Manaslu and Gaurishankar peaks. We will arrive at Lukla, which will be our first stop, shortly after flying over the lush hills around Jiri in Dolakha. Aerial views of picturesque valleys, hills, Sherpa villages, monasteries, lakes, and rivers will also be available to you.

Fly from Kalapatthar to Lukla (5,644.5 m) (18,519 ft.)

The Everest Helicopter Flight departs after refueling and continues above the Dudh Koshi River valley in the direction of Namche Bazaar. The biggest town in the area and the center of the Everest Region’s economy is Namche. Because most visitors must pass through Namche to reach the Khumbu region, it is famous as the gateway to the region.

Flying over this well-known Sherpa settlement offers us breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, including Langtang Lirung (7,234m), Ganesh Himal (7,429m), Gauri Shankar Himal (7,134m), Shishapangma (8,013m), Gyachung Kang (7,952m), Pumori (7,161m), Lhotse (8,516m), Nuptse (7,855m), Ama Dablam (6,812).

The flight continues over notable towns en route to Everest Base Camp, including Syangboche, Tengboche (home of the Tengboche Monastery), Pheriche, and Gorak Shep.

Landing at the Kalapathar 5,644.5 m.

Numerous people have a lifelong desire of landing at Kalapathar, which is 5,644.5 meters above Everest Base Camp (5,380 meters). Some of the highest peaks in the world, including Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Lobuche, and many more, surround the base camp, which is situated beneath the infamous Khumbu ice-fall. We will try to land in Kala Patthar if Everest Base Camp cannot be reached due to poor weather, too much snowfall, or any other problem.

Being one of the best overlooks in the Khumbu region, Kala Patthar is an even more picturesque place. In contrast to the base camp, where the Lhotse Nuptse largely obscures the view of Everest.

Kalapather Nepal
Kalapathar 5,644.5 m

Since Kala Patthar is one of the best overlooks in the Khumbu region, it is an even more picturesque place. Unlike the base camp, where the Lhotse Nuptse wall largely obscures the view of Everest, Kala Patthar provides a 360-degree view of Everest as well as the majority of the area and its many breathtaking peaks.

Helicopter View of Everest Base Camp

From Kathmandu to Lukla and then to Everest Base Camp or Kala Patthar in about 45 minutes by helicopter on an Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing. The world’s highest peak’s base camp is yours to explore for roughly five minutes before taking a picturesque flight back to Kathmandu. The journey can be finished in just 4-5 hours total.

At Kalapatthar 5,545 m.

No matter where you are, you will have about 15 minutes to savor the magnificent surroundings and views. Make sure to take a memorable photo to immortalize these experiences. However, we advise you to thoroughly savor the present moment and take in the surrounding natural beauty. As staying at such a high altitude (5,380m) can be risky due to the likelihood of AMS, we must depart as soon as possible (Acute Mountain Sickness). We will take out from the Everest Base Camp in around 15 minutes.

Kalapatthar to the Syangboche Everest View Hotel

After the exhilarating arrival at Kalapatthar or Everest Base Camp. We will proceed to the Everest View Hotel in Syangboche for breakfast. You can enjoy a fantastic up-close view of Everest from this renowned hotel, along with some delectable meals of course!

Fly back from Syangboche to Lukla

From Syangboche, we will take off and fly over Namche once again before descending to Lukla. Where we will make a 15-minute halt in Lukla to continue the customary refueling.

Lukla Airport Nepal
Landing in Lukla Airport, Nepal

Fly Back from Lukla to Kathmandu

The final helicopter trip to Kathmandu will depart after the customary 15-minute refueling break. Spend another 30 minutes admiring the gorgeous landscape and the breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas.

Once in Kathmandu, be sure to adhere to the rules and exit the helicopter securely as directed. We’ll have a car waiting to take you to your accommodation. Congratulations for finishing the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour successfully!

When is the best time for Everest Base Camp Tour?

Since the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour only lasts a few hours, it may be done at any time of the year. The ability to fly helicopters to Everest Base Camp, however, may be constrained by the constantly shifting weather in the Everest region. Additionally, throughout the summer, helicopter operations are less by persistent rain and excessive humidity.

The greatest time of year for helicopter trips in Nepal is between the months of autumn and spring. When the sky is mostly clear and it occasionally rains. Additionally, visibility is excellent in the spring and fall, when you may take in the breathtaking aerial views. And stunning mountain landscapes.

For those who are already in Nepal during the winter, the winter season can be a good alternative. The best day to take a helicopter tour to Mount Everest may be on a clear winter day. In the winter, the mountains are completely full in glistening snow that radiates brilliant sunlight. In Nepal, there is never a bad time to take a helicopter tour.

Since the EBC Heli Tour is only a one-day flight tour. Visibility and good weather on the flight day are ultimately more crucial.

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