About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is one of the amazing aerial tours to capture the exceptional view of Mt. Everest and its adjoining giant peaks in the comfort of a Helicopter. The trek to the foot of the highest peak Mt. Everest can be exhausting and importantly required physical fitness and normally takes more than 2 weeks to reach Everest Base Camp. Everest Helicopter Tour can be the best option for the time-bound people to make your dream of getting closet the highest peak of the world come true.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is a one day tour which starts from Helicopter flight from Kathmandu Airport to Lukla airstrip. The helicopter flies over the ancient Sherpa villages, monasteries, beautiful terrains and green alpine forest of rhododendron and pine and Himalayan glaciers. This scenic flight provides the superb views of snowcapped peaks including Mt. Everest, Mt. Gaurishankar, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Makalu, Cholatse, Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse, Nuptse and many more.
The helicopter to Everest Base Camp normally accommodates 2 to 5 pax with full window seats and is normally 4-5 hours journey. The helicopter lands on either Kalapatthar or Everest Base Camp depend upon the guest chosen itinerary for 10-15mins. You can best use this moment to take photos and videos of this beautiful scenery surrounding you for your memorandum.
Itinerary of one day Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour
05:50 AM: Transfer from hotel to Kathmandu Airport/Helipad
06:15 AM: Check-in at Helicopter counter
06:30 AM: Flight to Lukla airport by Heli
07:30 AM: Land in Lukla for Defuel
07:50 AM: Flight toward Khumbu and Everest Base Camp
08:25 AM: Overfly the Everest Base Camp & Land at Kala Patthar 5500m for 10-15min for photos and video
08:55 AM: Flight to Shangboche helipad and have breakfast in Everest View Hotel
09:35 AM: Ride back to Kathmandu/ may stop at Lukla for fuel
11:50 AM: Arrival at Kathmandu Domestic Airport