Nepal Hiking Team has an amazing package for all adventure lovers. We present the Everest Helicopter Tours, comprising a half-day tour package with multiple programs fit into an itinerary.
The Everest Helicopter Tours is an amazing tour package suited for everyone, especially those with limited time on their hand. Emphasizing age groups, this tour package is perfect for all age groups, whether seniors, kids, or even teenagers. Recently, vloggers and photographers have also shown a keen interest in flying on a helicopter, recording videos, taking pictures, and having a good time.
Likewise, we have also welcomed trekkers who have just returned from their trek to different regions and want to relax on a helicopter tour to the Everest region. In short, this helicopter tour is getting quite the attention with great reviews.
In total, this tour will last for approximately 3 hours. In these 3 hours, one can enjoy an upper view of the Kathmandu valley, rivers, green dense forests, lakes, and many more. A close-up view of the snowy mountain peaks with breezy air is what you can take from this trip.
Grab this opportunity to fly around the world’s most popular region, watch the glorious mountains, and grasp all the moments. Book the tour with Nepal Hiking Team, bring along your friends and family, and create beautiful memories in Nepal.
Everest Helicopter Tours Highlights
- Helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Lukla
- Beautiful view of Kathmandu Valley, terrific landscapes, terrace farms, rivers, and also old terrains
- Amazing view of Dudh Koshi river flowing in the Khumbu region
- Jaw-dropping close view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Phortse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Amadablam
- Landing at the world’s highest hiking point- Kala Patthar
- Flyover the Everest Base Camp- the first camp of the world’s highest peak Mount Everest
- Awe-inspiring views of Tengboche Monastery, Chortens, Khumbu Glacier, and many other snow-capped mountains
- Landing at Everest View Hotel- one of the world’s highest-placed hotel
- Breakfast with a 360-degree view of mountains- Kongde Ri, Kusum Khangaru, Thamserku, Khongeta, and many more beautiful peaks
What is the Best Season for the Everest Helicopter Tours?
Weathers are extremely unpredictable, especially in the Khumbu region. However, we can recommend the best seasons when you can book this tour.
The best seasons in Nepal suitable for this tour is Spring and Autumn season.
Spring Season ( March-May) – These mentioned months are a good time for a helicopter tour around the Everest region. The temperature is warm in the afternoon and cold at night. You’ll get clear visibility of the mountains during this season.
Autumn Season ( Mid September- Mid November) – The next season you can consider for the Everest helicopter tour is the Autumn season. It is perfect at this time when you can enjoy the warm weather and also no fogs to ruin the views.
Kathmandu (1,400m) to Lukla ( 2,860m)
Early morning, you’ll be picked up from the hotel and dropped to Kathmandu’s airport. You’ll get into the helicopter and begin the ride to Lukla.
Please remember that as this is a mountain helicopter tour, weather changes will lead to a delay or even cancellation of the flight. Please be prepared for the delays.
Refueling at Lukla ( 2,860m)
After you get on the helicopter, you’ll start the ride to Lukla. On the helicopter ride to Lukla, you’ll be on the top and be able to see the Kathmandu valley. Look out for the rivers, hills, and many different snow-capped mountains on the way.
The ride from Kathmandu to Lukla will be 45 minutes. There will be a quick stop in Lukla for refueling. Lukla is a small town located in the Solukhumbu district, in the northeastern part of Nepal. It is popular for being the starting point for the Everest Base Camp Trek and the shortest airport runway.
After refueling, the tour will continue again, flying to Kala Patthar- the highest hiking point.
Lukla (2,860m) to Kala Patthar ( 5,644m)
The helicopter ride from Lukla to Kala Patthar will be a thrilling one. You’ll be awed by the mesmerizing views of the Khumbu Glacier, rivers, and green hills. Once you land on Kala Patthar, you’ll be surrounded by majestic peaks like Mount Everest, Nuptse, Changtse, Lhotse, Pumori, and the Khumbu Icefall. You can take beautiful pictures and enjoy the moment.
Click pictures with your team/friends and enjoy your time.
Kala Patthar (5,644m) – Everest Base Camp – Syanboche – Everest View Hotel (3,880m)
The next program on the itinerary is the tour from Kala Patthar overfly to the Everest Base Camp. You’ll see numerous trekking camps, icefalls, glaciers, and mountains surrounding you.
After an amazing time , you’ll head towards Everest View Hotel at Syanboche. The Everest View Hotel is one of the world’s highest-placed hotels. In fact, in 2004, the Guinness Book of World Records listed Everest View Hotel as one of the highest places in the world at 13000ft.
You can order the breakfast of your choice and enjoy it with an amazing 360-degree view of the mountain.
Syanboche( 3,880m) to Lukla ( 2,860m)
After completing your breakfast, you’ll head back to Lukla. On the way back, look out for rivers, and enjoy the view of the great Himalayas.
Lukla(2,860m) to Kathmandu ( 1,400m)
There will be a quick stop at Lukla again for refueling the helicopter. After about 15-20 minutes, you’ll head back to Kathmandu, marking the end of the amazing Everest Helicopter Tours.