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Everest view heli tour – An alternative to Everest Base Camp Trek

Author: Tourguideinnepal Travel Agency
by Tourguideinnepal Travel Agency
Posted: Jun 20, 2018

Nepal is well-known for its natural beauty, culture and tradition. With eight out of fourteen highest peaks, Nepal is dream come true destination for trekking and mountaineering enthusiast. Not every adventure seeker can withstand the rigorous trek in remote mountainous landscapes to get face to face with snowy peaks. Everest view heli tour is for those who are not content with long hiking or limited by the time frame to reach the base camp of Everest. You can complete the Everest heli tour in just a day; four hours to be precise.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary

After morning breakfast, drive to domestic airport to start the heli ride to Everest. We land at Everest Base Camp or Kalapatthar helipad as close to Mount Everest. You will get the adventure of lifetime and feel being alive. We land for 5 – 15 minutes and fly back because of altitude threat. We also land at Everest View Hotel to take a lunch with face-to-face view of Mt. Everest.

Everest Heli Tour Cost
  1. Person: 5,390 USD per person
  2. Person: 2,550 USD per person
  3. Person: 1,690 USD per person
  4. Person: 1,490 USD per person
  5. Person: 1,199 USD per person
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Facts

Trip Grade: Adventurous

Time: 4 hours

Best Season: autumn (September – November) and spring (March – May)

Attraction: Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse and many other peaks

Max Elevation: 5,545m Kalapatthar, EBC 5,364m

Transportation: Helicopter/Private Car

Group Size: 1 – 5 pax

Trip Route: Kathmandu – Everest Base camp – Kalapatthar – Kathmandu

Mount Everest Helicopter Tour – 4 Hours – What to Expect

This adventurous flight to Mount Everest takes you to the base camp of world’s highest peak. It also includes a landing at Kalapatthar, the ultimate point of Everest Base Camp Trek. Along the flight, you will admire the majestic view of mountain vistas – Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Pumori (7,156m), Mt. Nuptse (7,864m), Mt. Lhotse (8,513m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,153m) with many more Everest Himalayan range.

In Mount Everest helicopter tour there are two landing stop; one at Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar and other at Hotel Everest view for breakfast. Landing at Kalapatthar awards you with the closest view of Everest, just in stone throw distance away. You will land at Everest View Hotel for breakfast with great views of vistas and return to Kathmandu.
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Author: Tourguideinnepal Travel Agency

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Member since: Jul 26, 2017
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