Mount Everest Helicopter Tour

    Mount Everest Helicopter Tour Highlights
    • We introduce three kinds of Everest Helicopter tour packages. You can choose one of them as per your budget, time frame and interest.  

    Mount Everest Helicopter Tour is 5 to 6 hours flight with chartered helicopter from Kathmandu. Helicopter flies across Mount Everest and thousands of other Himalayan peaks of Khumbu Himalayan region. It goes very close to Mountain; you almost will touch it. Land Helicopter at Kalapathar near Everest base camp. Kalapathar is 5545 miters high hill closer of panoramic himalays. Another land at Everest View hotel near Syangboche and have your breakfast in world’s highest 5 star hotel (Everest View Hotel), from here admire the majestic peaks of Khumbu region including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori,Cho Oyu, Amadablam and many more.

    Flight start and end at Kathmandu domestic airport. Flight time is morning 06:30 but really depends on whether condition. Flight time is normally at early in the morning. Day flight is almost impossible since Himalayan ranges are windier and cloudy after mid-day. A professional pilot team gives you enough briefing about Himalayas and provides other information during flight. This tour is suitable for those who are admiring to explore Himalayas within very short time. Peoples who are looking for comfortable tour without any hiking and trekking long days adventurously or old aged or child not able to walk. Best time for this tour is from January month to June and September to December. 

    Group Joining Everest Helicopter tour (Option - 1) Cost USD 1200 per person 

    Nepal Highland Treks announce group joining Everest Helicopter Tour with the cost of USD 1200 per person. Tour is same like private chartered flight but you may have to follow our joining date. Fly 4 or 5 peoples at together in small helicopter. Fly over Khumbu Himalayan range, from Kathmandu airport to Lukla, Namche,Kalapathar, Everest Base Camp, Pheriche, Shyangboche and back to Kathmandu via Namche and Lukla. Heli flight fly over Everest Base Camp and land at Kalapathar 5545m (Near high hill from Everest base camp). Next landing is in Everest view hotel and back to Kathmandu. Group joining tour is only possible in peak touristic season. Please make it sure once with us by emailing us at [email protected]   

    Cost including 
    - Chartered and shared Helicopter flight 

    Extra cost for you
    - Airport drop and pickup
    - Nessesary permits (5000 rupess) 
    - Breakfast in Everst view hotel  (NPR 4000 OR 31 USD) 
    - Airport tax (500 rupees) 

    Everest Helicopter tour Itinerary for private charter (Option - 2) 

    05:00AM: Drive from your hotel to Domestic airport. Preparation of flight. We transfer you from your hotel to domestic airport. it is early in the morning without breakfast. 7 kilomter takes about 20 minutes to reach. 

    06:30 AM: Start flying to Mount Everest Khumbu region. Kathmandu, Lukla, Namche, Thame, Gokyo valley, Everest Base Camp, Kalapathar Everest View hotel and back to Kathmandu. Start flying to Khumbu region. Land at Lukla airport for fueling. Than fly towards, Namche, Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp. Explore near view of Mount Everest and other snow capped peak from very near. Flight than fly towards Everest View Hotel near shyangboche. Mountains and glacier are panoramic from here. Take your breakfast at five star hotel at highest altitude. Return journey to Kathmandu. 

      Cost of Everest Helicopter private charter USD 5,400 can shared by 5 pax

      - Private chartered Helicopter (5 seater)

      Extra cost for you
      - Airport drop and pickup
      - Nessesary permits (5000 rupess) 
      - Breakfast in Everst view hotel  (NPR 4000 OR 31 USD) 
      - Airport tax (500 rupees) 

      Spend couple of days in Everest region (Option - 3)

      In this three days tour option; we make you different way of Everest helicopter tour. Get experience of regular Lukla flight from Kathmandu and one overnight in Lukla (2860m) for acclimatization and exploration around. Second day of the tour is taken off by helicopter from Lukla airport to Everest base camp and land at Kalapathar. After having enough time there to explore, land at Everest view hotel. This is one of the five star hotel in Everest region probably at the highest elevation in earth (13000ft). Enjoy your package from breakfast. Day exploration and night stay at the same hotel. You will get a room with clear views of Mount Everest and  other Himalayan peaks.  Another benefit of this tour option can be catching sunrise in Everest from Kalapathar. Third day of the tour is fly with Helicopter from Everest view hotel at early morning and land at Lukla airport. Fly backKathmandu with regular flight with tiny aircraft.   

      Package including 
      - Flight ticket of Kathmandu Lukla Kathmnadu 
      - Airport drop and pickup vehicle 
      - One overnight in Lukla with foods in super deluxe guest house 
      - Helicopter flight from Lukla airport to Everest base Camp, Land at Kalapathar and drop to Everest view hotel, another drop Lukla airport next morning. 
      - One overnight with all the foods in Everest view hotel 
      - Nessesary permits 

      Cost of the tour
      USD 3580 for single pax 
      USD 2400 per person in 2 pax 
      USD 1950 per person in 3 pax group 
      USD 1780 per person in 4/5 pax group 

      The best time for Everest Helicopter Tour

      The best time for Everest Helicopter Tour is nine months of the year. During the spring season, which runs from March to May, and during the fall season, which runs from September to November. Month of December till February which is winter in Nepal is also the good season to have more snow on the mountain that cause more charming.

      During spring and autumn seasons, the weather is generally clear, dry, and stable, with mild temperatures and excellent visibility. This makes for ideal flying conditions and offers the best chance to see the stunning views of the Himalayan range and Mount Everest.

      Winter time of Nepal from month of the December till February get mostly clear weather, temperature is bit cold. Since Mount Everest Helicopter tour does not spend more time in the region, cold temperature can taking care by bringing more warm clothes.

      However, it's essential to note that weather in the mountains can be unpredictable and can change quickly. It's always advisable to check the weather forecast before planning your trip and to be flexible with your travel dates in case of any unforeseen circumstances. Helicopter for Everest base camp make sure with the clear weather in the Everest region before flying from Kathmandu. 

      Packing list idea in Everest Heli Tour 

      If you're going on a Mount Everest Helicopter Tour, you'll need to pack appropriately for the conditions. Here is a basic packing list to help you get started:

      • Warm clothing: Bring warm clothing, such as a down jacket, a fleece sweater, and thermal underwear. It can get cold at high elevations while landing helicopter in Kalapathar and in Everest view hotel, so it's important to dress in layers.
      • Shoes: Comfortable and light warm shoes
      • Sunglasses and sunscreen: The sun can be intense at high elevations, so it's important to protect your eyes and skin.
      • Hat and gloves: Bring a warm hat and gloves to protect your head and hands from the cold.
      • Camera: A camera is a must-have item to capture the stunning views of the Himalayan range.
      • Water bottle: It's important to stay hydrated at high elevations, so bring a refillable water bottle.
      • Personal medication: Bring any necessary medication, including altitude sickness medication if recommended by a doctor.
      • Cash: Bring cash in local currency for any additional expenses or tipping. Your additional expenses are Everest national park entry fee, breakfast cost in Everest view hotel, airport tax and airport transportation.
      • Backpack: A small backpack is useful for carrying essentials on this tour.
        It's also the important to note that while you're going on a helicopter tour, you'll have light weight in your luggage. Do not bring un-nesseary goods just for couple of hours heli tour.

      Landing places of Heli during Everest Heli Tour

      During Mount Everest Helicopter Tour, there are several landing places that you can expect to visit. Lukla: This is the starting point for most Everest tour, trek and expeditions and the gateway to the Everest region. Many helicopter tours land here from Kathmandu to refuel and begin the tour to destination. The first glimpse of the Himalayan peaks start to view from here.

      Pheriche and Kalapathar: This is in the elevation of 4371 to 5500 meters. When a helicopter carry all 5 passenger from Kathmandu and from Lukla to Pheriche, they make shuttle for the further flight to Everest Kalapathar. Among five passenger, they carry 2 or 3 passengers to Kalapathar. After having time in Kalapathar, first passenger again drop to Pheriche and second passenger got to go Kalapathar. At the end, all 5 passengers are drop to Pheriche. This is due to heavy weight in high elevation flight.

      Everest view Hotel: End of landing during Everest Heli tour is in Everest view hotel. it is long stay here with your breakfast. It is also the experience of breakfast in one of the high elevation five star hotel in the world. The view of Mount Everest and other mountains peaks are stunning from this point.   

      Please note that the exact landing places may vary depending on the tour arrangement for private chartered.

      End of landing may at Lukla again for refueling, it is depending on the current situation.

      Add-ons and Options

      Both way transportation 

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