Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

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Trip overview
Trip Starts
Kathmandu
Trip Ends
Kathmandu
Group Size
1-6 Persons
Max Altitude
5,364m
Fitness level
Good
Destination
Everest Base Camp

About : Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

‘enjoy spectacular ride on spacious seated chopper with backdrop of giant Himalayan peaks’

“Sweeping panorama of Nepal high Himalayan range of mountains with views of Mt. Everest. Enjoy the great comfort in a spacious helicopter facing marvelous scenery of landscapes and peaks. Short visit around lovely Sherpa villages and monasteries with colorful culture of great interest . Landing and flying close to world highest Mt. Everest with array of giant high mountain range. Fascinating and breathtaking scenery of Nepalese country of green hills and valley with mountains”

Introduction:

Mt. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour an enjoyable and exciting flight overlooking sweeping panorama of world highest mountain range and being close to Mt. Everest, a ride of great thrill to experience once in your life-time.

Mt. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour allows you to be at mere distance of high towering peaks of Everest with other mountain range, includes complete wonderful scenery of Nepal beautiful landscapes of green rolling hills, verdant valley dotted with farm villages and terraces facing views of high snow-capped peaks.

A delightful journey Jugal Holidays offers this memorable and spectacular Mt. Everest base camp Helicopter Tour for people with great dreams and interest to be close of Himalayan high mountains and view of Everest at its closest distance.

Highlights:

Where on this trip allows you to fulfill your dream into reality getting close to Mt. Everest and other giant mountains with marvelous scenery of dramatic Himalayan country Nepal, a tour and flight of few hours with ample time to enjoy wonderful surroundings in the midst of high mountains on this great Mt. Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour in the harmony of local culture.

On this Helicopter tour taking a swift chopper with comfortable seating arrangement to face grand scenery of mountain range, where our pilot and captain will brief and inform you of the area of tour and stops at nice mountain lodge and restaurants for brief refreshments.

Enjoy the ride of a lifetime facing closest views of world number one Mt. Everest at mere distance and fly back to Kathmandu after glorious scenic day where memories of Mt. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with one and only Jugal Holidays great wonderful services.

Trip Outlook:

Tour Mode: Hotel in Kathmandu with short stop in local restaurants for refreshments
Tour Grade: Leisure with Moderate short walks.
Tour Region: Nepal North Mid-East within Solu-Khumbu district of Sagarmatha zone
Highest Elevation: Near the hill of Kalapathar at 5,335 m with Everest Base Camp 5,364 m high.
Tour Duration: From 6:30 a.m.- 07 a.m. till 2 p.m.- 03 p.m.

Best time and season for Mt. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

The best time for Mt. Everest Helicopter Tour and other Himalayan destinations in spring season from March to May as well during autumn in September till early December months, March to May where days are warm with enough day lights cold in the morning and late afternoon till night time, can expect snow sometimes on high hills and over the pass.

September to early December months best time with clear fine days for views and pleasant flight but short sun-light hours due to autumn and winter season, much colder morning till night times can expect snow sometimes around higher altitude.

Mt. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary:
From 6:30 a.m.- 07 a.m. till 2 p.m.- 03 p.m.

Early morning our guide and staff pick you from the hotel with short drive to reach Kathmandu domestic airport for exciting flight to Everest around Nepal Far North Mid-East Himalaya, where captain and staff of airlines welcomes you, and then board in a small chopper.

Captain the main pilot will fly you above 6,000 m to 8,000 m high to reach at Lukla airport for short re-fueling while you can refresh and rest with warm cup of coffee and tea, flight continues over Dudh Kosi River gorge to reach above green hills and valley.

As flight continues above villages of Namche, Tengboche and Pangboche flying high getting close to high mountains to land at Everest base camp, close to notorious massive Khumbu Ice-Falls and glaciers within high peaks of Nuptse and Lhotse, standing on the bottom of Mt. Everest makes you feel in high spirits.

From here then head back to Lukla and then back at Kathmandu after few short stops time permitting at Tengboche to visit its impressive nice monastery or at Everest View Hotel for breakfast or lunch with views of Mt. Everest and majestic looking Mt. Amadablam.

Please Note:
Flying hours and landing on route, depends upon weather wise as pilots decision as he knows the  best with Himalayan weather pattern.

If not possible to land at Everest base camp where pilot normally lands above Gorakshep on the bottom of Kalapathar hill where you can capture grand views of Mt. Everest at very close distance with other range of peaks that surrounds you.

Stops and landing around villages includes as weather permits, we will try our best to make your flight enjoyable with possible stops to witness culture and traditional life of local villages with mountain views for your delights and money worth of scenic flights with us.

Model and Types of Helicopter that operates in Nepal as per size of the group:

Several types of helicopters in operation in Nepal with private sector and Helicopter Companies to cater your needs on request: 

Different models from Puma, Turbine Robinson R 66 Helicopter USA, H-125 or AS-350B3e built by Air-Bus Company, Airbus H125 with MSN 8477 Helicopter for commercial services with
AS 350 B series of helicopters manufactured by Euro-Copter, France popular all over the world. 

It is regarded as one of the most versatile helicopters and is suitable for mountain flying and all types of helicopter missions. Following are its features: 

  • Fail Safe Design 
  • Comfortable Seating Arrangements 
  • 5 seats excluding Pilot 
  • Suitable for all types of helicopter missions
    Can fly up to an altitude of 16,000 feet

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival.

Welcome to Nepal. Our representative will be receiving you at the airport and assisting you in transferring to your hotel. A brief introduction to the whole program and free time. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

Early morning our guide and staff pick you from the hotel with short drive to reach Kathmandu domestic airport for exciting flight to Everest around Nepal Far North Mid-East Himalaya, where captain and staff of airlines welcomes you, and then board in a small chopper.

Captain the main pilot will fly you above 6,000 m to 8,000 m high to reach at Lukla airport for short re-fueling while you can refresh and rest with warm cup of coffee and tea, flight continues over Dudh Kosi River gorge to reach above green hills and valley.

As flight continues above villages of Namche, Tengboche and Pangboche flying high getting close to high mountains to land at Everest base camp, close to notorious massive Khumbu Ice-Falls and glaciers within high peaks of Nuptse and Lhotse, standing on the bottom of Mt. Everest makes you feel in high spirits.

From here then head back to Lukla and then back at Kathmandu after few short stops time permitting at Tengboche to visit its impressive nice monastery or at Everest View Hotel for breakfast or lunch with views of Mt. Everest and majestic looking Mt. Amadablam.

Day 03: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour.

Today you will be visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Sites around Kathmandu Valley. Visit Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Transfer back to your hotel and free time. Overnight at Kathmandu.

 

Day 04: Departure.

After the check out from the hotel and transfer to the Kathmandu International Airport. It’s time to say goodbye and bring a wonderful memory back to your home.

What's Included

  • Kathmandu airport picks up and drops.
  • Everest Base Camp Tour by chartered helicopter.
  • Airport taxes.
  • National Park fee
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Everyday breakfast at the hotel.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing by private vehicle.
  • An English speaking guide.

What's Excluded

  • Lunches and Dinner.
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses.
  • Rest of all that are not mentioned in cost includes.
  • Personal nature expense – alcoholic beverages, laundry, hot shower, shopping etc.

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