Bless your eyes with the mightiest mountain of all through a luxurious Heli ride! Everest Heli Tour is the shortest and easiest way to appreciate the grandeur of the mighty Mt. Everest along with other towering peaks in the surrounding ranges. It offers an opportunity to fly over the sky, touching the pinnacles of mountains along with an excellent view of mountains, glaciers, icefalls, and mountain lakes. No wonder, it is a grand way to escape from your hectic schedule to a quaint place in between the wilderness of the mountains to the highest position in the world – Everest Base Camp.
The Everest Heli tour takes you to the Khumbu region of Nepal and then to the Everest Base Camp. You can enjoy some stunning views of Sagarmatha National Park and Sherpa settlements during the flight. As the helicopter lands at the base camp, you can enjoy some quality time enjoying the glories of mountains and glaciers from the base camp. Then you can hike up to Kalapatthar for the 360-degree views of the mountains. The panoramic views of mountains from Kalapthhar are merely impressive. As you fly back from the base camp, the helicopter takes you around the Gokyo lakes. You can enjoy the stunning aerial views of Gokyo lakes and high passes. The helicopter will further land at Everest view hotel in Namche. You can enjoy the close of views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. AmaDablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Tawache, etc. with your breakfast in the hotel. The Heli tour concludes with a flight back to Kathmandu or Lukla.
Everest Heli Tour is the best option for those who would like to avoid long day hectic walks and be there at the base camp in the shortest time possible. One can get there to the base camp and return only in a few hours. So, if you are amongst those who would love to opt for a luxurious and elite journey to Everest Base Camp, then we (World Alpine Treks) have Everest Heli Tour at your service. But if you want to mix a bit of trekking with a Heli tour, then we also have Everest Base Camp Trek with Heli tour for your kind pursuance.
5:30 a.m: We will pick you up at your hotel in Kathmandu.
6:00 a.m: It’s an airport arrival time. We will check in at the arrival section of the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport to catch a flight to Lukla.
6:30 a.m.: our flight takes off.
7:15 a.m: we stop at Lukla to fuel.
7:30 a.m: We fly over to the base camp and stop at Kalapatthar for incredible views of mountains in the Everest region. We explore different sections of the Everest region. We fly over the Gokyo lakes with stunning views of icefalls, glaciers, mountains, and lakes in the region. Finally, we stop at Namche for breakfast at Everest view hotel.
11:00 a.m: We get set for a return flight to Kathmandu. We will be at Kathmandu airport in around 50 minutes. You will then be transferred to your hotel next.