Everest View Heli Tour

Everest View Heli Tour

Activities:
Hiking/Heli Tours
Duration
5 days
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Easy 
  • Max Altitude
    3900
  • Group Size
    Min. 2 Pax.
  • Best Time
    March - May and Sept - Dec 

Trip Overview

The Everest View Heli Tour one of the most exciting and thrilling experiences of witnessing the wonders of Mount Everest. It is a fascinating adventure that presents to you the chance of immersing yourself in the ever flowing beauty and natural beguiles of the Everest landscape like no other. With a beautiful airplane ride to Lukla, you will get to enjoy the mountainous terrain of Nepal’s Khumbu in its most amazing form. Then as you fly deeper over the snowy vastness of the majestic mountains, you can see breath-taking aerial views of Mount Everest as well as many of its neighboring peaks in all their glory- as they present a daunting picture of giant Himalayan peaks jutting out like snowy spires. It truly is a beautiful journey that you must experience if you want to enjoy a new way of tasting the many nuances of the Sagarmatha!

The Everest View Heli Tour takes you to the beautiful Khumbu region- home of the legendary Sherpa people of the mountains. You will begin the journey first to Lukla where you can take in the contrasting landscape that differs so much from the hilly belt of the country. Surrounded by tall cliffs, the Lukla Airport is located atop a cliff with a short runway that makes landing and taking off an exciting mini adventure! The emerging mountain peaks will also let you get your initial encounters with the magnificent oddities of Everest. Then as you move further along the journey, you will visit the popular Syangboche airstrip from where you can see a beautiful panorama of the mountain valley of the Dudh Koshi. The sprawling topography of the river valley presents a gorgeous picture of coruscating mountain rivers and dainty villages and settlements among the verdant Himalayan woodlands. Moreover, the journey also includes a visit to the famous Everest View Hotel- a hotel recorded in the Guinness Book of World records as the highest-located Hotel in the world, boasting of amazing views of Mount Everest from all of its windows.

Correspondingly, the Everest View Heli Tour is a quick and easy way of really taking in the beauty of the Everest Mountains and the Khumbu’s riches without resorting to the exhaustion of a long trekking journey. It gives you the bird’s-eye view of the landscape and presents to you a world that is seemingly different than that of land trekking. Relish in the snowy shroud of the mountain as you sip warm butter tea from the hotel balcony. Feel like you are on a different planet as you breathe in the fresh mountain air as it flows through the many trenches and crevasses of cerulean peaks. Likewise, you will also visit the beautiful Khumjung village and can have a tour of the Hillary School and the village’s monastery. It is a daring journey of comfort and beauty blended perfectly together!

Thus, join us in the Everest View Heli Tour as it is a journey that will forever be embedded into your minds for years to come!

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 02: Flight to Lukla and short trek to Everest View Hotel

Day 03: Explore Khumjung Village

Day 04: Morning Heli Ride to Lukla and back to Kathmandu

Day 05: Departure

Cost Includes

  • All ground transport in a private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Round trip airfare to/from Lukla
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Two nights’ accommodation with full board meals Everest View hotel in Everest Region.
  • Heli Shuttle Lukla to EVH and HVH to Lukla.
  • English Speaking guide during the tours.
  • All require permits.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the above itinerary
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • Soft drinks including water
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

Reviews

Mark, USA My family of four went to Everest Base Camp just before the pandemic hit the world. It was a long-awaited family vacation. We go camping whenever we can. But my teen boys were worried about being in the remote mountains for two weeks. Nonetheless, they were still up for a challenge. We knew about Nepal Hiking Team through a family friend. They previously did one of their treks and had only lovely things to say about their services. And we, too, listening to their experience, contacted Nepal Hiking Team for our family vacation. They were cautious with our requests and requirements. They were quick in responding to our questionable amount of inquiries. They were always thorough and prompt. Likewise, our pill of happiness and motivation, our guide Bhim was always there to encourage us whenever we felt it wasn't easy to go forward. He assured us we could finish the journey, and we did too. He never forgot to remind us to stay hydrated and that also on an hourly basis. He routinely checked our pulses to check our oxygen level and was always asking if we needed anything. The trekking team took good care of us during the trek. As much as our safety was given a priority, they made sure we were enjoying our trek as well. He was a master of trekking and had every bit of information about the mountains. He knew the mountains' names and continued to amaze us with his knowledge of mountains and their people. Our family vacation was fantastic, and its praise goes to the company and our talented guide Bhim. Without him and our robust porters, we would not enjoy the mountains' beauty to the fullest. We are happy that we went with our friend's recommendation and choose NHT for our extraordinary journey. We plan to visit again when all the commotion caused by the virus subsides.
Jessica, Australia I am glad that I decided to undertake the Everest Base Camp Trek. My partner and I both are avid hikers. Before this, we had never opted for trekking. Nepal was on our list of places to go for a long time, but we never got a chance to dwell on it due to work. But last winter, everything worked for us. And we decided it is time to visit Nepal. We both wanted to do trekking, but since Nepal's mountains are not easy for beginners, I was more leaning towards doing easy and short treks in Nepal. But my partner was so keen on doing the Everest Base Camp trek, so we agreed to the EBC trek. Even though we had decided on the hike, I was still skeptical about doing it because of its high-altitude nature. And when we found Nepal Hiking Team, we stated our concern to them as well. They were so helpful and informed them, and the trek is doable by the first-time trekker. They advised we got on training mode immediately as we still had few months left before starting the walk. Since I was the most concerned one, I paid most attention to building physical stamina. After months of training and waiting, it was finally time for the trek, and when we arrived in Nepal, Kathmandu airport, NHT was warmly welcomed by the team. A day before the hike, Ganga briefed about the walk, and the next day we got on the flight to Lukla. It was frightening but worthy of an adventurous experience. Our guide Narayan, amazed us with his knowledge about the mountains. He always made sure we were comfortable on the trek and never rushed our journey. He instead obliged to approach the walk smoothly and slowly. As I was more conscious about getting altitude sickness, he shared many helpful tips to avoid altitude sickness. He was very patient and always answered whenever we had one too many questions to ask. And for that reason, we are thrilled we choose NHT and have Narayan for our trek. If it were not for NHT, I would not be able to experience the trek's beautiful features. I am so thankful to NHT for arranging this wonderful and unique. All the credits go to your fantastic team for our wonderful experience in the Himalayas. We will revisit Nepal and have your company plan our next trip!
Paul Wilson, USA Everest Base Camp Trek was on my bucket list ever since I saw the bewildering Everest range images on my Pinterest page. That scenic destination stole my heart in a bit. So, I was like I had to be there someday. And when the perfect time came around, I started preparing for the trek. Nepal Hiking Team was recommended to me by my friends who trekked EBC a few years back. I immediately contact them and arrange my most awaited journey. My guide for the trek was Paban, and I am lucky to have him on the hike. I am a slow walker as I did not have any experience of trekking. He was very attentive about my pace. I never asked to walk faster as I was trekking in a group. He has a broad knowledge of the mountains and about the Sherpa people. He explained about all the mountains visible to our eyes. There were many things best all through the journey. A few of my best experiences on the trek would be breakfast at Everest View Hotel, rest day in Namche Bazaar, and Everest base camp itself. Also, the flight to Lukla was quivering, which fulfilled my need for an adrenaline rush. Similarly, the early morning hike to Kala Patthar fulfilled my thirst for breathtaking views of the mountains. From Kala Patthar, we got an up-close view of Mt. Everest, not from the base camp. I am glad I went on this journey. It was everything I had always expected it to be. And for not letting my expectations down, I am very much thankful to Paban and Nepal Hiking Team for making this trek a trip of a lifetime. From the beginning of the journey to Nepal's last day, they were always present to look after my needs. I am glad I choose them and very thankful for unforgettable memories. Every part of the journey was cherishing, and I look forward to exploring more trekking trails of Nepal in the future.
John, United States A good agency is the key to making or breaking a good travel experience. This is the most important factor that I look for when I am deciding on selecting a travel agency for my trips. For my visit to Nepal, the peak trekking season had many trekkers doing the Everest Base Camp Trek and I was no exception. When I checked Nepal Hiking Team, I was thoroughly impressed by their proficient website. When I e-mailed them about my query, I was surprised and immediately impressed by how prompt and detailed the responses were. Then as the arrangement of the trip was underway, I was thoroughly convinced that I had selected a good agency. It was proven true when I arrived in Nepal for the trip. I was greeted by Rabin, my guide for the trip. His well-mannerism and kind nature made me feel at ease. Then with a good briefing by Mr. Ganga at the office fully sealed my concentrated belief that I was in good hands. This relieved my peace of mind and I just let go the entire trip. It was the most fun I have ever had!  I had the best services and Rabin’s guidance made the trip into a smooth sailing! Thank You Nepal Hiking Team! Hope you guys will have more tourist after this ongoing pandemic.
Gabrielle, Australia A family trip was organized to the Everest Base Camp, a long-awaited adventure that was on our list for the longest time. We had wanted to organize the trip a year ago, but circumstances prevented us from doing so. Nevertheless, we finally did the trek this year and are ever so happy about it. With seven in our group, we had members ranging from 20 to 50 years old. Our guide was considerate and hiked with all of us while arranging the pacing. Logistically, everything went very smoothly. On our first day we were given a great tour of Kathmandu and also a briefing to pick up our gear and help on re-packing. Nepal Hiking Team had reservations made for the Lukla flight early in the morning and off we all went for the trek the next day. Staying at the lodges and guesthouses the higher up we went, we had the view of the mountains right from our windows! Our guide was always able and willing to make changes for us and overall, I feel like we stayed in the best available places. The itinerary of our trek was very reasonable and had enough acclimatization days to fit into the schedule. We spent two nights at Namche and Dingboche as well and had good tours of the villages. Our guide and our porters were very open and willing to help accommodate us in any way they could. Overall, the trek was beautiful and had many great and splendid moments. We are grateful to Nepal Hiking Team and their efforts. Arranging one of the best trips for our family, Nepal Hiking Team played a big part in making sure that we had a good time, and we most certainly had a grand old time in the mountains of the country with great people and beautiful landscape!