Mount Everest Helicopter Tour 2018- a lifetime experience !
The Mount Everest Helicopter Tour 2018 offers a lifetime experience of witnessing the grandeur of the Everest along with many more Himalayan peaks in front of your own eyes in just a couple of hours’ time. Hence, it’s best suited for those cannot commit for a longer holiday or who are physically not able to make it up there on foot. The journey of about 3 hours is truly magical that keeps you spellbound all throughout the journey. The Mount Everest Helicopter tour takes you and lets you get up-close with the towering Himalayas like the Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam and many more.
You can experience this lifetime adventure on a private trip or by joining a group. As per your requirement, we can arrange the trip. All you need to do is to let us know your expected date and the type of trip you prefer. We assure you of the trip that will remain as a lifetime experience in your life.
Kathmandu – Lukla
Lukla – Mountain/fly over Everest Base Camp and land at Kalapatthar for about 10-15 minutes/ fly to Syangboche/Tea time and exploration around
Mountain – Lukla
Lukla – Kathmandu
Duration: 3 – 3:30 hours
Major attractions of the Everest Helicopter Tour
No doubt that the Everest itself is the main attraction of the trip. Seeing and flying as if from a touching distance of the Everest is absolutely a fabulous experience. Besides, landing at the popular view point, Kalapatthar at the elevation of 5545m is another attraction. Having breakfast at Everest View Hotel, world’s highest placed hotel, and getting acquainted with local Sherpa lifestyle are truly remarkable.
Cost for Mount Everest Helicopter Tour
The cost for the Everest Helicopter Tour mainly depends on the type of trip you would like to do and the number of people in the group. If you would like to do the private trip, you have to pay the tour cost in full. If you have your own group the price can be shared among yourselves. If you don’t have a group but want to join the group, that’s also possible. You could simply make a contact with us and let us your intended travel date. We will form a group that you can join and share the tour cost with.
Best time for Everest Helicopter Tour
Nepal has main two seasons that are considered best for mountain sceneries; the Spring of March-May and Autumn of September – November. Obviously these are the best times for this tour as well. However the winter of December – February is also a great time for this helicopter tour. The temperature can be little chilly when you come out of your helicopter but mountains appear clear and more snowy during the winter.
The tour starts early in the morning at around 6:00 – 6:30 with a transfer to airport. Taking off from the airport, the helicopter will land at Lukla. It will then fly parallelly to the Himalayan range to Everest. You will be flying within 200 meters of Everest and other majestic mountains. It’s certainly a once in a life time experience on a privileged Helicopter flight to fly over the gigantic Himalayas. You will land at the very famous view point called Kalapatthar at 5545m to enjoy and capture some amazing moments. You will then fly down and land Syangboche for a short halt. You will have time to enjoy morning tea or breakfast at Everest View Hotel, known as highest placed hotel at 3880m. You will also explore the area. Syangboche, Everest View Hotel is a great place to see the magnificent mountain view all around you.
After accumulating some of unforgettable experience, fly back to Lukla for refueling and then fly back to Kathmandu. The tour ends in about 3 to 3:30 but it leaves the memory that lasts a lifetime.
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