Everest Helicopter Tour lets you explore the popular Khumbu region in Nepal with excellent views of the world’s highest Himalayas in close proximity. Panoramic views of snow-capped mountains along with Mt. Everest are the main highlight of this trip.
Usually, our Everest Helicopter Tour begins as we take off from TIA ground at 6 am in the morning (timings may differ according to weather conditions). The helicopter will take to you first Tengboche (3,890m), stop for 15 minutes for tea, and capture a very close view of Mt. Amadablam (6,856m), Mt. Thamserku (6,723m), Mt. Kantega (6,779m), Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Nuptse (7,855m), etc. The Helicopter even flies to Mt. Everest base camp (5,463m) for a close view of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Nuptse (7,855m), Mt. Pumori (7,145m), Khumbu Icefall, Khumbu Glacier, etc. We will then land at the Everest view hotel in Syanboche, the finest hotel at the highest altitude in the world. We take last-minute pictures of the Everest region and fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest Heli tour is perfect for all those adventure lovers who don’t have time to go for trekking activities at Everest or whose fitness doesn’t allow them for high altitude trekking activities. Just within a day, experience Everest by joining the Everest Helicopter tour with Nepal Mountain Trekkers and fulfill your dream of being at the base of the world’s highest Himalaya, Everest. Contact us for booking and further information.
If the program doesn’t fit your requirements or you would like to make any changes to the itinerary, please feel free to mention it. We provide tailor-made packages as well. However, the flight to the Everest region is for 4 pax only, so if your group doesn’t reach the limit then you should be joining other groups. Or, if your group exceeds the number then you should be doing the trip in partitions.
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu::
Welcome to Kathmandu, the city of temples and a city of beautiful chaos. As your international flight brings you to Nepal and as you complete the formalities, our representative shall welcome you. You shall then be transferred to the hotel of your stay. Relax at the hotel and in the afternoon stroll around the streets of Thamel, the most popular tourist hub in Kathmandu. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2 : Fly to Everest Region and Back: 4 hrs flight::
After breakfast, our representative will drop you the domestic airport in Kathmandu. The first destination of today’s Helicopter Tour will be Tengboche, the scenic religious hub of the Everest region. The helicopter will take to you first Tengboche (3890m) to stop 15 minutes for tea and photographs of a very closed view of mountain peaks. You shall have the view of Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku (6723m), Mt. Kantega (6779m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), and other neighboring peaks from this spot. Besides these peaks, the foreground with blooming rhododendron forest and chanting of Buddhist mantras is pleasant as well. We shall then fly to Mt. Everest base camp (5463m) for a close view of Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7145m), Khumbu Icefall, Khumbu Glacier, etc. further, we shall stop for about 15 minutes at Kala Patthar (5545m) for very closed of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7145m). our next destination in this Everest Helicopter Tour is Mt. Everest view Hotel (3941m) where we shall fully utilize the chance to capture the breathtaking photographs of mountains of Everest region Mt. Everest (8848), Lhotse (8516m), Lhotse Shar (8382m), Nuptse (7879m), peak- 38(7591m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Thamserku (6623m), Kangtega (6783m), Kusum Kangaru (6367), Cholatse (6335m), Tabuche peak (6495m), Khumbi La (5765m) and Kwangde Ri (6011m). Finally, we shall fly back to Kathmandu and complete our Everest Helicopter Tour. Transfer to Hotel. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu::
After witnessing the plethora of the Himalayas in the Everest region, today we shall explore the ancient heritages of Kathmandu. Boudhanath, one of the biggest stupas in the world, is a seat of Tibetan Buddhism with at least 29 Tibetan Gompas that preserve well the ancient culture and traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Besides this great stupa, we shall also pay a visit to the Swayambhunath Stupa of the Monkey Temple. This Buddhist pilgrimage, dating back to 2500 years ago, has a whitewashed dome of the main stupa, a forest inhabited by sacred monkeys, some Hindu temples, and a beautiful view of the Kathmandu valley. Another destination we shall be exploring is the large complex of Pashupatinath Temple. An example of an excellent Hindu masterpiece, Pashupatinath Temple has several other temples, resting places, ancient monuments and statues, and the display of open cremation. Further, we shall explore the historical Kathmandu Durbar Square which has a royal palace, unique temples including the residence of the only Living goddess, Goddess Kumari, including others. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 4 : Departure Day::
Today we shall be wrapping up your package of Everest Helicopter Tour. Convey to us if you wish to extend your stay in Nepal and we shall provide you with suitable packages. Otherwise, our representative shall escort you to the international airport as per your flight schedule to your onward destination. We hope you create wonderful memories during the trek and return to Nepal for other trips.
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