A helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular and demanding tours among travelers who lack time to trek to the Everest region. Everest region also known as the Khumbu region is a popular trekking destination; it is a dreamland for adventure and challenging lovers due to its varied landscape, nature, culture, religion, and lifestyle of Sherpa people.
Moreover, the trail will lead us towards the scenic views of the mighty Himalayas above 8000 meters. This is a Luxury Helicopter Tour to the Everest Region where you can explore nature and its beauty.
A helicopter tour to the Everest region will help you discover the hidden treasure of the Khumbu region with all the famous surrounding mountains like Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt Amadablam, Khumbu Glacier, Mt. Everest, and many more including magnificent landscapes.
This is also famous as a spiritual tour during all seasons, as people from around the world come here for meditation in ascetic land untouched by any sort of modern materialism. For hours we can stay here observing nature and grabbing its immense holiness.
Everest Helicopter Tour can be done by people of any age and gender, during the climbing season we will be able to see climbers and trekkers heading towards the Everest summit and the Base Camp and their stuff being carried out by Yaks.
Moreover, the praying flags hanging here with the chanting mantras are traveled all over the Himalayas with the power of the wind. It is not just a tour to the Everest region to explore the Himalayas, it is to experience the entire Khumbu region also known as the Everest region of Nepal.
The Helicopter tour to EBC starts from the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. Early in the morning, we fly to Lukla Airport(2830m), a gateway to Mt. Everest, this will be followed by beautiful views of the Kathmandu valley, the surrounding hills, villages, and also the Himalayas like Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Gauri Shankar, Mt. Langtang, Mt.Makalu, etc, at Lukla airport we stop for fuelling then we fly to Everest view hotel located in Syangboche, the only hotel at the highest altitude.
This will be a lovely place to stop for mesmerizing views and photos from where we will be able to view the mighty Himalayas like Mt. Ama Dablam(6812m), Thamserku(6623m), Khumbila(5761m), Kwangde(6011m) and Mt. Everest(8848m).
The flight then crosses the beautiful landscapes, Namche bazaar famous Sherpa settlement village, Tengboche Monastery, Dingboche, Imja valley, Gorakshep, and crossing the Khumbu icefall and finally, we will be landing at Kala Patthar or Everest Base Camp(5545m depending upon our interest.
This is one of the best places to view mountains and making videos and taking pictures will be other positive things to do. After this magnificent tour, we fly back to our Lukla airport and finally back to Kathmandu airport, and then back to our hotel.
- Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla(2830m)
- Lukla to Everest Base Camp (flyover)
- Everest Base Camp(5364m) to Kalapathhar(5545m) for magnificent views of the Everest panorama
- Kalapathhar to Everest View Hotel (breakfast in Everest View Hotel amidst the Himalayan vista)
- Everest View Hotel to Lukla
- Lukla to Kathmandu(1350m)