Are you someone who has limited time and wants to avoid the busy trails? If this is you, we’ve got a tour package that might suit your needs. It is the Everest View Heli Tour package that is amazing.
It is a short yet enriching journey that offers an enchanting experience. The journey likewise allows you to see the mountains from a different perspective. Along with savoring the incredible scenery, this tour also incorporates tasting all the cultural galore of the region. Moreover, you’ll get to interact with the Sherpa and Tibetan ethnic groups residing in the villages. They have a unique culture, and their cuisines are something to look forward to!
So why wait? Send us an inquiry, and we shall arrange the trip for you.
Highlights of the Everest View Heli Tour
- Take a breathtaking flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary Airport
- Enjoy the plane's splendid views of the mountains, rivers, and valleys.
- Enter the Sagarmatha National Park and explore the wilderness offered by the park.
- Witness Himalayan snow-cock, musk deer, yaks, and even endangered animals like red panda and snow leopard.
- Wander along the forests with pine, hemlock, birch, juniper, and rhododendron flowers.
- Indulge in the local cuisines of the Sherpas and the Tibetans
- Interact with the Sherpas of Khumbu and get to know about their lifestyles.
- Stay at the Everest View Hotel and relish the beautiful views seen from the hotel.
- Enjoy the 360-degree views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam.
- Explore the Edmund Hillary school and monasteries at the Khumjung Village.
We’ll start the journey as you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You’ll see our representatives holding the NHT board, who will greet and welcome you to the land of the Himalayas, Nepal. Then, you’ll be transferred to your hotel, where you can rest for the night.
There will be a morning flight to Lukla. Lukla is a beautiful village that is popular for its airport runway. After reaching Lukla, a helicopter ride will be arranged for you to Syangboche Airport. From Syanboche Airport, it will take around 30 minutes to the Everest View Hotel at Khumbu. Here, you’ll rest for the night and prepare for the next day.
Then, you’ll explore Khumjung village. It is situated at 3,709m and is located in the Solukhumbu district. You’ll visit the Edmund Hillary School and the monastery in Khumjung there. After the visit, you’ll return to the hotel and rest. On the last day, you’ll take a helicopter ride back to Lukla and then fly back to Kathmandu via airplane.
Is the tour difficult?
The Everest View Heli Tour is an easy tour as it doesn't include a rigorous level of hiking. The
The tour consists of just 30 minutes hike from the Syanboche Airport to Everest View Hotel.
You’ll be traveling around via helicopter and airplane. Hence this makes the tour easy.
Regarding altitude, the highest elevation you’ll reach up to is 3900m at Everest View Hotel. Our guides will be carrying first-aid kits and oximeters. They’ll also guide you and provide instructions on your breathing patterns, walking pace, and stamina.
Best time for Everest View Heli Tour
Wondering what is the best time for the helicopter tours in the Everest region? Well, we’re here to answer this part.
The ideal time for the Heli tour is spring and autumn, i.e., March-May and September-November. These seasons offer excellent weather conditions that favor the hike and heli ride.
During the winter( December-February) and monsoon season( June-August), the weather conditions are not ideal for hiking and helicopter rides. The most beautiful part of this tour is the hike and the ride, but without clear skies, these tours will not be impressive. In these seasons, the mountains will lurk behind the thick clouds, which takes away all the beauty of the tour.
Hence, we recommend you choose only the best time, March-May and September-November, for this tour. You can choose any date in these given months, and we shall take care of the rest.
We always want to shower you with various trekking packages and choose any one as per your preferences. If you want to look for other packages, here are our recommendations.
First of all, we offer the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour package. This package includes a sightseeing day tour and a helicopter ride to EBC. You can complete the tour in 4 days, which will be excellent for those who want to save time and experience the best of Khumbu.
Second of all, we have another package for those who want to challenge themselves. The Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is a trekking package where you’ll trek to the Everest Base Camp, and from Gorakshep, you’ll take a helicopter ride back to Kathmandu.
You can review these trekking packages and let us know which one you like. We would always be happy to assist you and arrange your trip.