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).
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.
Day 01: Kathmandu- Lukla (fueling)
Lukla- Gokyo - Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar landing)
Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar) - Syangboche
Syangboche – Lukla - Kathmandu