Everest Base Camp Tour by Helicopter
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is truly magnificent adventure, filled with awe-inspiring scenery and magnificent peaks tour. Your journey starts from Kathmandu airport with a Helicopter moving eastwards, flying parallel to the Himalayan range, allowing magnificent vistas of the soaring Himalayan peaks. After landing at Lukla for fueling you will fly to the airstrip in Syangboche (12,340ft) or if you wish to have breakfast at Everest View hotel, the helicopter will land at Hotel’s helipad. From Syangboche you may have sightseeing of Mt. Everest and all the magneficient Himalayas like Amadablam, Pumori, Lotse, Cho Oyu (8201m) in the Khumbu (Everest) region.
Depending upon the crowd at the base camp, you will land either at Everest base camp or closer to Kalapattar for a quick photograph, after quick snaps and viewing mighty Himalayas including Mt. Everest, the helicopter will fly back to Shyangboche or Lukla and to Kathmandu respectavly. During the trip there will be a set of Oxygen and max regulator for emergency purpose.
- 4-hour helicopter tour of the Himalayas with Everest Base Camp landing from Kathmandu
- Fly along the mighty Himalayan Range by helicopter with a pilot
- Take in bird’s-eye views over the snow-capped ridges and valleys
- Stop at Lukla, Everest Base Camp and Syangboche Airstrip
- Enjoy breakfast at 12,300 feet (3,750 meters) above sea level
- Tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Kathmandu hotel
After hotel pickup in Kathmandu, strap into your seat at Tribhuvan International Airport and prepare for a memorable helicopter tour. Your expert pilot will take off and head east, flying parallel to the Himalayan range while providing commentary about the snow-peaked landscape along the way.
Your first landing is Lukla – gateway to Mt Everest – where your amizing helicopter –tour of life time truly begins. After a stop to refuel, ascend into the mountains for an amazing sightseeing adventure and take in the magnificent views as you fly over the impressive Himalayas.
Next, land at Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, and spend approximately 10 minutes on firm ground, gazing up at the majestic mountain while your propeller stays in motion. From here, fly to Syangboche Airstrip – an unpaved stretch serving the village of Namche Bazaar – situated at an elevation of 12,300 feet (3,750 meters). Here, enjoy complimentary breakfast during your 30 to 45 minutes of ground time.
Marvel at clear aerial views of Mt Everest and the Himalayan range from Syangboche as you sip your hot coffee in the cold mountain air. Finally, head back to Lukla to refuel before your return to Kathmandu, where you’ll touch down at the airport before drop-off at your hotel
DepartureYour hotel in Kathmandu
Departure Time5:30 am
IncludedEverest Base Camp Tour by Helicopter