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Mt. Everest Heli Tour

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Trip Highlights

  • Helicopter flight and Best Aerial View
  • Landing at Kalapathar and Everest view hotel
  • Best alternative to Everest Base Camp Trek
  • Spectacular closeup view of world’s highest mountains

The four-hour Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with a landing at Kala Pattar offers a diverse and thrilling adventure that provides an aerial view of many of the highlights of the Everest region. You will be able to see many of the world’s highest mountains, including Everest (8848m), Pumori (8516m), Lhotse (7855m), Changtse (7553m), and many others. The cost for this helicopter tour starts at $1100 per person

Details for Everest Base Camp Heli Tour

Apart from Everest Base Camp trek, Everest Base Camp helicopter tour with Kala Pattar Landing offers you the opportunity to enjoy the glorious mountain vistas up close and dive into the deep ocean of these beauties which obviously will be one of the best moments of anyone’s life. This tour flies you to the Everest Base Camp and Kalapatter where hikers and trekkers camp before putting up a fight with the world’s highest peak Mt Everest. The Everest helicopter tour in Nepal is designed for those adventure lovers who are physically or timely unable to do trekking in Everest. This helicopter Everest tour is the easiest and the most luxurious way to dive into the heart of Mt Everest which gives you the chance of enjoying your life’s best tour even with your family. You can fly like a bird into the world’s highest peak Mt.Everest with this 4 hours mount Everest helicopter tour.

The Everest base camp helicopter tour rolls from Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu with a helicopter, flying across the Himalayan range which presents you with the snow-capped mountain vistas. Thereafter you will be landing at Lukla for fueling, then you will fly across Namche Bazar, Syangboche, Tengboche and Everest Base Camp. We will visit Sherpa hamlet situated right above Namche and the site of the highest skydiving event in the world, Everest Skydive. After enjoying the panoramic Himalayan views your helicopter will be landed at Kalapathar. Kalapathar (5545m/18192ft.) provides the best view of Mt Everest (8,848m), Pumori (7,161 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Choyo (8,201 m), Nuptse (7,861 m) and other snow capped peaks.

After relaxing with photos and videos in Kalapathar you will fly towards the airstrip of Syangboche. The amazing experience which you could find in the trip organized by AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions is the mountain five star breakfast experience in the world’s highest operated hotel “Hotel Everest View”. The experience of sipping a cup of coffee with the visual delights of Mount Everest is anybody’s dream. This romantic and vibrant feeling can only be experienced rather than read about it. It seems to be the different breakfast experience of your life. After 1 hour of breakfast you will fly back to Lukla then fly to Kathmandu.

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Why AlpineTrav for Mt. Everest Heli Tour?

  • Your safety is our first priority
  • Your satisfaction is our goal
  • Unique amazing experience is our promise
  • Uncompromising service is our aim
  • Skilled and professional field team is our strength
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  • Government recognized company
  • Run by local experts
  • These above points. We have honest and wholehearted commitment to make your holiday full of wonderful experiences. You will feel the same also in the Mt. Everest Heli Tour

Trip Itinerary

Tickets, paper work, and weighting of passengers. Going on to the helipad.

We will take off from the airport and a helicopter will take you to Lukla. You can enjoy the bird eye view of the city as well as some scattered settlements of many places. You will also see many Himalayan ranges and amazing forests.

Helicopter refueling and Kalapatthar flight

Once you reach Lukla the chopper stops for refueling. The refueling usually takes about 15 minutes. After refueling you will fly towards Kalapatthar. You will witness change in topography as now you are flying above hills and Namche bazar.

Once landed on Kala Patthar your ultimate destination for the day you will be surrounded by Himalayas. you will witness the mountains such as Pumori, Changtse, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and many other surrounding peaks as well as Tibetan peaks too. You will have a ground time of 15-20 minutes, if we spend more time there then we may face Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).

After being on the lap of the mountain for a while we fly to Hotel Everest View for breakfast. We also have an amazing view from the hotel. Admiring the Himalayan views with some food and beverage will be an experience of a lifetime.

Hotel Everest View is a renowned hotel in the Everest Region. It provides a breathtaking view of Mt. Everest and other surrounding peaks. The services and food provided are nice and tasty. You will order your breakfast and enjoy the mountain views with the breakfast. Many climbers and trekkers as well as the Sherpas of the Himalayas come to this hotel for breakfast and to enjoy the scenic view. Having a delicious breakfast at this altitude will be the most exciting experience for you.

After an hour of breakfast in the hotel, you will then fly back to Lukla again with the amazing and thrilling views of the Himalayas. The helicopter will land at Lukla for 15 minutes for refueling and then will proceed to Kathmandu.

After refueling break, the flight will take off from Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. In 45 minutes, the flight will land you to Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. You will notice the same mountain ranges and scattered human settlements while returning. A vehicle will pick you up from the domestic terminal and then drop you to your respective hotel.


Cost Inclusion

  • A maximum of 4 seats per helicopter.
  • Airport pick up and drop from hotel.
  • Airport boarding passes and taxes.
  • Oxygen for rapid evacuation if needed by helicopter.
  • 1 hour rest at Everest View Hotel.
  • Helicopter cost for the flight.
  • 10 to 15 minutes break at Kalapathar view point for pictures and videos.
  • Government taxes and fuel surcharges.

Cost Exclusion

  • Breakfast and tea, coffee at Hotel Everest View.
  • Everest entry permit fee.
  • Bar bills and personal expenses.
  • Tips for guide

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Mt. Everest Heli Tour
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