Helicopter Tour

Helicopter Tour

Everest Mountain Flight 

The Everest view mountain flight is an hour long early morning flight departing from Kathmandu with a domestic airline to the high Himalayan range to north eastern Nepal. It is the world’s most exclusive day tour in Nepal. The aircraft takes you deep into the Himalayas, flying into valleys close to the rock face, as close as five nautical miles from Mount Everest itself. Now you can see the stunning beauty of nature; raw, undiluted and truly majestic.

The spectacular scenic Mt. Everest flight is one of the most exciting flights which takes-off from Kathmandu airport in the early morning and takes you over the northern part of Kathmandu towards Himalayan ranges. It takes you to Mount Everest and returns which is around an hour’s flight that gives a perfect view of the Himalayan scenery. It is suitable for all categories of traveller. Mountain flights are the best option for those people who missed the trekking expeditions because of lack of time or due to lack of physical fitness.

The mountain flight gives the best opportunity to get the closest best view of Mount Everest (8,850 meters) & other peaks. Among others, it includes Shisa Pangma (8,013 meters), Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gauri Shanker (7,134m), Melungtse (7,023m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Pumori (8,171m), Nuptse (7,855m), Lhotse (8,516m) & Amadablam (6,856m).

Everest Helicopter Tour

Your visit to Nepal remains incomplete, if you miss a chance to get closer to the mighty Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world. Normally, getting to the Everest Base Camp requires at least 12 days of trekking, which might not be possible for every traveller travelling to Nepal. Present health condition, physical fitness level and time restraints might come in to play as well. Therefore, taking these factors into account, Adventure Hub Nepal now offer an Everest Helicopter Tour package; a perfect solution to every kind of traveller, to help fulfil their wish to see and get closer to Mt. Everest. 

The Everest Helicopter Tour is probably one of the most exciting tours in the world and Nepal.  This tour will have you picked up from your hotel and transferred to the Kathmandu airport. From here you will fly to Mt. Everest Base Camp and back in just 4 hours. You will have two stops along the way and the trip duration is around 4 hours Kathmandu return. It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to admire the beauty of the Mt. Everest from the very famous viewpoint. Experience the highest point of Everest base camp trekking, Kala Patthar, in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Along with the Mt. Everest (8,848m), this tour will also allow you to enjoy the mesmerizing view of a series of glorious mountains – Gauri Shanker, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Shisa Pangma, Melung Tse, Jugal, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and Makalu and the astounding hills, rivers, glaciers, lakes, the settlement of Sherpa people and the most part of the Khumbu region. You will also get a chance to have breakfast in the Khumbu region of Nepal.  

Adventure Hub Nepal Everest Helicopter Tour package includes helicopter ride as per the itinerary, private pick up and drop off service from and to your hotel in Kathmandu, and airport departure tax. If you are looking for additional services, we can make the arrangements (extra charges applicable). We also make sure that the helicopters are equipped with a set of oxygen system consisting of 4-5-liter cylinder of mountaineering oxygen, fitted with a regulator and hi-tech top-out mask, to provide instant help in case of emergencies.  

This tour entirely depends on the weather conditions in the Himalayas. However, Spring and Autumn are the best seasons to plan this exhilarating trip in Nepal.

Outline Itinerary:

Kathmandu to Lukla

Lukla to the Everest Base Camp/Kala Patthar

Everest Base Camp/Kala Patthar to Syangboche

Syangboche to Lukla

Lukla to Kathmandu

Trip Cost

Up to 3 people 4600 US$ (per group) 3 to 5 people  $6000 USD (per group)

Detailed Itinerary:

It will be very early in the morning; private transportation will come to pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport in Kathmandu. Shortly after the departure formalities at the airport, the helicopter leaves for Lukla, the gateway to the Everest Base Camp. After refilling the fuel at Lukla, the helicopter heads towards the Everest Base Camp. The helicopter will either land at the Everest Base Camp, or Kala Patthar, depending upon the weather conditions. At the base camp/Kala Patthar, the helicopter will only stop for 5 minutes. You can enjoy the surrounding view and take pictures quickly.  After enjoying the majestic view of the Mt. Everest and other snow-capped peaks, the helicopter will now head to Syangboche for breakfast (20 minutes). The breakfast will be served at a little tea house here. Along with the breakfast, you will once again get a chance to enjoy the beautiful Mt. Everest with its range. After breakfast, we will fly back to Lukla to refill the fuel required to get back to Kathmandu.  We will now fly back to the airport in Kathmandu. From the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in a private car.    

Trip Includes

Helicopter ride

Airport transfer from hotel and return

Airport tax

Sagarmatha National Park Fee

Trip Excludes

Accommodation in Kathmandu

Meals, drinks and tips to the pilot

Adventure Hub Nepal also offer helicopter rides to other areas you just need to inquire about this and we will make it happen for you.

Other flight options:

1, Annapurna Region:

Pokhara to Annapurna Base camp- Pokhara (1.75 – 2 Hours): $3000 USD including: pick up drop from hotel, ACAP Permits.

Pokhara-Muktinath-Pokhara (1.5 hours): $2600 USD.

Note: The Helicopter normal charge per hour is $1800 excluding restricted areas. If we need to go restricted areas we need special permits from the government and these areas include; Manaslu and Dolpa.

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