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Everest Helicopter Tour

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Everest Helicopter Tour is a mountain flight tour to the Everest and the Himalayan range. A special helicopter is chartered to travel above the mystical Himalayas. The Everest heli tour is specially planned for those tourists who would wish to discover the scenic view of mighty Everest and the Himalayan range in a short period of time. Though the duration of flight is short the memories of Everest tour would be a great memory for a life time. This tour is suitable for people of all age group and also ideal for people with physical disorder. It would be a great opportunity for people to witness the highest peak of the world where Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgey first accomplished their mission to the summit. Everest Helicopter Tour is an elite adventure that takes you to the Khumbu area, which is a homeland of Nepal’s Himalayan tribe. The Everest heli tour is a luxurious trip that lets you discover natural beauty and eyeful view of mystical mountains and the Himalayan range.

Your journey kicks off from the Domestic Terminal of Kathmandu airport where you will board a special helicopter moving eastward all the way to the Himalayas. You make sure that you carry your camera or a handy cam to capture the magnificent views of the Himalayas. After landing at Lukla for fueling you will fly to the airstrip in Syangboche (12340 ft) or if you wish to have a breakfast at Hotel Everest view, the helicopter will land you at the hotel’s helipad. From Syangboche you can have a sightseeing tour of Khumbu region by the helicopter that takes you closer to Mt. Everest and other magnificent Himalayas like Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, Cho Oyu etc. You will also be touring the magnetic Solukhumbu (Solu) region where lies the Mt. Everest (8845m). The Solu region has been attracting countless number of travelers and trekkers since its opening to the foreigners in 1950. This region is not only famous because of the mighty Everest but also here survives the rich Himalayan culture and traditions. This region is a habitat of Sherpa people and Buddhist community. You can also see many monasteries in the region. Sagarmatha National Park which is a habitat for diverse floras and faunas covers much of this region. This fascinating land surrounded by high mountains is a real paradise for countless mountaineers and trekkers visiting the Khumbu region. The journey over the high exotic mountains makes you feel like you are on top of mountains. The crowd at the base camp will determine whether you land at the Everest Base Camp or closer to Kalapa Tar for quick photograph. You can capture magnificent views of the Himalayas and the Himalayan range for your memory. Later after a great journey above the high Himalayas and the mighty Everest the helicopter will fly you back to Syangboche or Lukla and eventually to Kathmandu.


Trip Duration:
The Everest Heli trip duration is 04-04:30 Hours.

Group Size:
The helicopter has the capacity of carrying 2-5 people. It is advised to make the group size not exceeding five people. If you have a group of more than six people then the adjustment has be made accordingly.


Departure dates:
Departure dates and the itinerary arrangements can be tailored to your requirement, so please contact us for your queries regarding your Everest Heli Tour departure date. Private Departure, daily on request. (You can select your own date).


Note : If the above itinerary could not meet your needs, the team of travel experts in our office can customized the itinerary as per your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make your trip shorter or longer.

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Details Itinerary

Morning 05:30 AM
You would be escorted to the domestic terminal of the airport to board a helicopter

Morning 06:00 AM
You would land at the helipad of Everest View Lodge and you will explore the Himalayas after the breakfast.

Morning 07:40 AM
Fly from Everest view lodge to Everest Base Camp (5200m) or Kala Patthar (5560m); explore Himalayas and the Himalayan range. You can have a photo session and capture the majestic views of Mt. Everest and other Himalayas along with panoramic view of the Himalayan range.

Morning 08:40 AM
Now it’s time to say goodbye to the beautiful Himalayas and return back to Kathmandu. You will be airlifted from EBC to Lukla and continue your heli tour back to Kathmandu.

Morning 10:00 AM
The helicopter will land in the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport at 10:00 AM; you will be then escorted back to your hotel.

The cost includes the following:
• All land transportation by private Car or Van (Hotel-Airport-Hotel)
• Life insurance for all support crews
• 04- 04:30 minute Helicopter flights
• All official taxes and service charge
• Tea/coffee and light breakfast
• Necessary permit and entrance fee for conservation area


The cost does not include the following:
• The hotel expenses in Kathmandu
• Other personal expenses


Everest Helicopter Tour Depature Dates 2013/2014

Private departures are available everyday upon your request.

AVAILABLE : You can book up to four places on this trip. Available and guaranteed.
GUARANTEED : This trip is guaranteed to depart as we have fulfilled the minimum numbers of travelers.
LIMITED : Immediate booking is recommended as the availability is limited in this departure.
JOIN : Join this offer as soon as possible before time runs out.
CLOSED : This trip is now full or unavailable on the specified date. Please contact us, if you are interested in travelling on this available date.
REQUEST : Due to some aspects of the trip we are unable to confirm the trip immediately. However, we will inform you about the status of your request within 2 business days.

Useful Information
We will provide you with comprehensive information on the every trek and tour we arrange. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require more information or have any questions, we are more than happy to assist you in anyway.

Health and Safety:
The Everest Heli Tour/Trek is safe and secured journey but since you would be travelling to high Himalayas there will be a set of Oxygen and max regulator for emergency purpose.


Trip Facts

Trip Code: BANETE04
Trip Duration: 1 day
Activities: Helicopter Flight, Explore the Himalayas, Photo Session
Max. Altitude: 5545m/18192ft
Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous
Best Season: All Season
Group Size: +4
Transportation: Private vehicle, Helicopter
Trip Type: Helicopter Tour

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