Everest Helicopter Trip will be the best option for them who has very short time to be in Nepal, or for them who were very willing to see Mt.Everest and its adjacent peaks but cannot do trekking, or those who wants luxury tour. Trip to Everest by Helicopter provides great opportunity to see grandeur Himalayan peaks like Aamadablam, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori after crossing Kathmandu valley, Lamjura Pass and Dudhkoshi River. The helicopter trip soars high above the Sagarmatha National Park, Khumbu Region, Khumbu Glacier, Gokyo Lake. Ultimately, it lands at Kalapatthar, the best view point for Mt. Everest.
Day 01:Helicopter flight to Everest early in the morning
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Day 01Helicopter flight to Everest early in the morningWe drive from hotel around 5:30 am and reach to domestic airport at 6 am. We fly at 7 am and It is about 3.5 - 4 hours flight around Everest where we get very close (about nearly 200 m) view of Mt. Everest and other lower mountains. We make a swoop around Khumbu region before refueling it in Syangboche airstrip. This is a pleasant trip to cover everything in a short span of time.
The flight takes off from Kathmandu early in the morning at about 7:00 in the morning. The helicopter will fly parallel to the Himalayan ranges. You will fly across the panoramic Himalayan ranges that are usually covered with snow. As you take off from Kathmandu, Langtang Lirung (7245m) looms before you. The chopper turns east towards Gaurishankar and Everest. As you travel you will be watching unrestricted view of Gosaithan (8046 m), Choba Bhamare (5960 m), Gaurishanker (7134 m), Melungtse (7161m), Chugimago (6259 m) and then prominent peaks like Numbur (6957m) and Cho Oyu (8201m) appear as you approach Syangboche airstrip. From Syabgboche you can see the majestic Mt.Everest (8848m) and picturesque Amadablam (6812 m). The helicopter stops at Syangboche for the short break. You could get a closer look at the famous Tyangboche Monastery. Time to walk around, stretch your body and get as many photos as you want!!! The air at this elevation is cool and refreshing.
Your return journey takes you further inside Khumbu valley to Pheriche (4267m) and closer to Mt. Everest for a close up view. Retrace the flight route back to Kathmandu.
There may be some kind of hindrances caused due to bad weather, natural calamities or due to political strife etc. which are beyond our control, can cause the change of itinerary. The itinerary can be altered. Taking in to the consideration of the best interest of the whole group, we try to minimize the effect of the changes but we are not responsible for the delays or your other schedule.