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Everest Helicopter Tour

$ 2500 / 1 days


Trip Grade: Leisure and moderate with short walks

Highest point: At Everest View Hotel near Syangboche airstrip at 3,880 m

Activities: Scenic flight and short walks (time permitting).

Flight duration: 03 to 04 hours (Kathmandu-Lukla-Everest View Hotel-Kathmandu)

Season: All months of the year except June to August (monsoon months).

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Everest Helicopter Tour is an awesome experience overlooking world highest mountains beyond our eyes at close distance. Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour  is one of the best Arial tours in the world. Everest Heli  tour is a super scenic flight with tremendous views of wide ranges of world highest mountains including Mt. Everest at 8, 848 m / 29, 028 ft, Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft) Amadablam ( 6,812 m / 22,480 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy peak of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft) includes many other smaller unnamed peaks with Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal range and Mt. Gaurishankar, Melung  mountain ranges. 

Everest Helicopter Tour in Nepal begins early in the morning from Kathmandu, where the view of mountains will be clear with blue sky above the haze of Kathmandu valley. As the Heli lifts up tremendous views of Kathmandu valley with rolling hills and ridges with dramatic contrast of white snow-capped peaks towards north. Then we fly towards the beautiful Sherpa village and the gateway of Everest Region, Lukla. After short break and refueling at Lukla, the flight starts flying towards Everest Base Camp. Everest Helicopter flight leads you to wonderful short of mountain villages, quick glimpse of Sherpa houses witness old monasteries of medieval period with pristine surrounding.The flight goes over the Gokyo Lake, Chola Pass, Gorakshep, Khumbu glacier to reach the Everest Base Camp which will provide an ultimate helicopter experience over the whole circle of Everest region.

Then you will be given maximum five minutes of landing at Kalapatthar- the best view point over Everest Region to take a glimpse of Everest Panorama. Not taking an altitude threat, we back through Gorakshep, Lubuche, Dingboche, Tengboche, Namche and land at Syangboche (Hotel Everest View). Hotel Everest View is the first luxury hotel around Everest Region and World’s highest placed Hotel. Stopping here for breakfast beneath soaring peaks Mt. Everest and other giant peaks, a nice spot at the height of (3,880 m) surrounded with serene woodland of rhododendron-pines-oaks-birch and fir trees. After breakfast with super view of Everest our Helicopter flight tour will fly back to Lukla for refueling again and then leads back to Kathmandu to end your lifetime experience of Everest Helicopter tour. 

Life Himalaya Trekking Pvt. Ltd. offers a luxurious and delightful Helicopter flights around Nepal Himalayas with ever exciting moment full of thrilling in the shade of Himalayan peaks.

Short Itinerary:

Day 01: Kathmandu- Lukla (fueling)

              Lukla- Gokyo - Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar landing)

              Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar) - Syangboche

              Syangboche – Lukla - Kathmandu

 (Time Schedule): 4-5 hours Heli Tour
05:00 am: Wakeup call and refreshment time
05:30 am: Pickup from Hotel and transfer to Domestic Airport, Kathmandu
06:00- 06:30 am: Fly from Tribhuvan International Airport to Lukla, the entrance and gateway of Everest Region about 30 minutes Heli flight. In Lukla we take a short break and refuel the Helicopter.
07:00- 07:45 am: Fly from Lukla to Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes and land at Kalapatthar (5,545 m), which is the best view point on Everest region. From here we explore 360 degree panoramic views of mountains and spend 5-10 minutes for photo click session and glimpse with Himalayas.
08:00- 08:45 am: Fly from Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar) to Syangboche (Hotel Everest View). 
08:45- 09:15 am: Breakfast time at Hotel Everest View. Here we stop for breakfast, tea and coffee beneath soaring peaks Mt. Everest and other giant peaks, a nice spot at the height of (3,880 m).
09:15- 09:30 am: Fly from Syangboche (Hotel Everest View) to Lukla. In Lukla we stop again and refuel the Helicopter.
09:30-10:00 am: Continue our Heli flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
10:00 am: Arrive in Domestic Airport at Kathmandu and transfer towards the respective Hotels


  • 4-hours Helicopter tour of the Himalayas in Everest Region
  • Heli flight goes over Gokyo lake, Cho-la pass and towards EBC and return through normal route
  • Awesome experience overlooking world highest Mt. Everest and mighty of peaks
  • Spectacular views over the snow-capped mountains, ridges and valleys
  • Stop at Lukla, Kalapatthar and Syangboche Airstrip
  • Enjoy breakfast at world’s highest placed Hotel- Hotel Everest view (3,880 m/13,000 ft.)

Everest Helicopter Tour is a short and exiting way to experience the thrill and beauty of the Everest Region. Life Himalaya Trekking always supports you to gain a life time experience, full of enjoyment and joy without any worries. Some of the important notes are listed below:
  • We provides 5 Ecureuil As350 series of Helicopter which is popular in Nepal
  • We provides a latest and brand new version of Helicopters
  • We provides 100% quality service
  • We offer you a highest standard of helicopter, and highly experienced and qualified pilot 
  • We offer you a highest standard of operations requirements to ensure your satisfaction
  • We provide Highest level of safety and performance
  • We perform work quickly without any hassles
  • Our Helicopter takes you one of the best Heli rides towards Mt. Everest Region
  • We provide reliable, flexible, and pleasant Heli tour experience to you. 

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