Want to fly higher and explore the tallest peak of the world? Then Everest Base Camp Helicopter landing tour package is the ideal choice who have a hunger to experience the Himalayan region of Nepal. Everest base camp is located at the elevation of 5545 meters in Khumbu region of Nepal. The beauty of Everest base camp can be explored by trekking about 12-13 days but if there is an alternative way to stand in front of the highest peak of the world then luxurious helicopter tour is the best way to fulfill the dream within a short period of time. Those who are don’t have to walk for longer days and have limited budget then Helicopter tour to Everest base camp is a perfect choice. This astounding tour above the Himalayan region offers majestic views of snowcapped panoramic peaks, stunning landscapes, Ice falls, glacial valleys, beautiful villages, and scenic beauty.
Helicopter tour to the base camp of Everest arises from Kathmandu airport. Then flying above the beautiful Kathmandu valley, the flight takes us through the heart of Himalayan region-Lukla, where helicopter lands for some fueling purposes. While spending some moment in Lukla, some glimpse of panoramic peaks can be seen. After completing the formalities in Lukla airport then flight will lead you towards base camp flying above beautiful Sherpa traditional villages and green hills. As flight gains, further elevation number of sparkling panoramic peaks can be seen. The flight will land at Basecamp first, then we will enjoy some awesome views from here. Again next stop will be KalaPatthar, which is the best viewpoint to admire massive Himalayan massif including Mt. Everest. Though staying more than 10-15 minutes out there may be caught altitude sickness. Then after flight will take us return back to Kathmandu valley.
Adventure White Mountain can promise you that you will have a lifetime experience of Helicopter tour to Everest with us. We will provide you best and quality helicopter service with reasonable price. Helicopters that we accommodate our standard one as there are full window seats which let you admire the entire views throughout the tour. Similarly, Pilots are well trained and have an experience of flying for a long period of time. A professional guide will be with you for the whole period of the tour to guide and describe the places. Not only sightseeing tour and mountain flights, our company has been providing the facility for rescue evacuation and medical evacuation. So, enjoy your holidays with our company and create loads of memories.
Weather and Climate during Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp
To travel to Everest Base camp in Helicopter almost all season are best but it depends upon the weather and climate. During the Monsoon season from July to September the environment will be wet but greenery will arise due to moisture. The ideal period of time to visit EBC is from March to May. During these months, scenic beauty, the forest of rhododendron and pines trees are amazing to observe. Similarly, the temperature during the daytime arises from 15-20 degree Celsius. Similarly, September to December is other best months to visit EBC. Weather will be clear with blue sky, which lets us experience stunning views of glittering snowcapped mountain peaks.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Route
Exciting helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp starts from Kathmandu and flies via Bhaktapur-Nagarkot-Lukla-Namche bazaar-Everest view Hotel-Tengboche-Pheriche-Gorakshep-land at base camp/ Kalapathhar the stops at Everest view hotel for breakfast. Return back to Kathmandu: Everest Base camp/Kalapathhar-Lobuche-Tengboche-Everest View Hotel-Namche-Lukla- Kathmandu.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. What is the maximum elevation of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
This tour begins with the elevation from 2000 m and gains up to 5500 m or above.
2. Does it land at Everest Base Camp?
Definitely, it does land at Everest base camp. Though if the weather is suitable then only otherwise it is hard to land during harsh climatic condition. But we will put our best effort to land at Everest Basecamp and fulfill your dream.
3. How much longer can we stay at Base Camp?
It depends upon weather and crowd in Basecamp. If the weather is favorable then we can stay a bit time out there to click pictures and enjoy the views of surrounding peaks.
4. Are the Pilots and guides are well experienced?
Don’t worry about it. Most of the travelers have doubt in their mind about the experience of Pilots. But we have well trained and professional pilots who have been flying chopper since the long period of time. They are Knowledgeable knows how to deal with even in harsh weather conditions. Similarly, expert and well English speaking guide will be with you during the whole course of the flight.
5. Is there facility of Oxygen in Helicopter?
We are always concern about your health. So you shouldn’t fear about the oxygen, as flight gain altitude there is the system of automatic oxygen on our chopper which makes you easy to breathe.
6. How are the facilities of meals in tea houses and lodges on Everest region?
There will be quality service in the lodge, so don’t doubt it. The lodges and cooks are hygienic who provides us delicious foods and clean drinking water services. You also can carry some packed lunch and enjoy it observing outstanding views.
7. What happens in case of bad weather?
If the bad weather will be your obstacle then your flight will be postponed for the following days. If you want to refund your money then happily we will return your money.
8. Is there the provision of rescue evacuation by co-coordinating with our insurance Company?
Of course, we will communicate with your insurance company and arrange the service of air ambulance service from the base camp region.
9. Is there any possibility to take international flight after 1 pm after completion of this tour?
Sure, you can take international flight after 1 pm because, by the noon, we will return back to Kathmandu from Base Camp.
10. I am a solo traveler, can I join a group for Mt. Everest Helicopter Tour?
Yes, this tour is done by merging a group of maximum 5 people. If you want to join the group then you may email or contact us. Joining group will help to share the cost of this tour.
Early in the morning about 6:30 am, you will leave hotel for airport to catch the flight. After reaching Kathmandu airport, we will check in from domestic terminal and fly over beautiful Kathmandu valley to Lukla. It takes about 45 minutes to reach beautiful Lukla village. Flight will land at Lukla (2820m) for some fueling purposes till then you can enjoy the amazing views of Himalayan Chain that can be witnessed from there. After finishing the procedure of fueling the chopper will move ahead towards Everest Base Camp. Within 20-25 minute flight will takes us there, and we will enjoy the dazzling views of white snowcapped peaks. Jaw dropping views of Ice falls and Khumbu glacier will blow your mind. After completing the hunger of standing tall in front of tallest peak we will take short flight towards Everest View Hotel to have breakfast. As soon as breakfast will be over, staggering tour to Everest Base camp comes to an end. Your life time experience of exploring Everest sumps up with return flight to Kathmandu via Lukla.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight tour clothing and Equipments
01. Model of Helicopters (Duel control, Wide Windows with Roomy Cabin)
02. Model of Helicopters (Duel control, Wide Windows with Roomy Cabin)
03. Model of Helicopters (Duel control, Wide Windows with Roomy Cabin)
04. Model of Helicopters (Duel control, Wide Windows with Roomy Cabin)
As this is private flight you may choose landing place, flight time, breakfasts place etc by your self.