Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Heli Tour
  • Transport: Helicopter
  • Food: None
  • Group Size: 5
  • Max Elevation: 5180m
Highlights
  • Spectacular helicopter flight into the heart of Everest region
  • Incredible landscapes, settlements, lakes and mountain summits from the flight
  • Landing at Kalapatthar and capturing the most fabulous Everest and other neighboring peaks
  • Landing at Syangboche and having breakfast celebrating magnificent mountain panorama

Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours With Landing is a spectacular tour to Everest Region by flight. It replaces the major trekking and tours in the Everest region namely: Everest Base Camp Trek and Gokyo- Chola Pass- Everest Base Camp Trek. There is no age bar for doing Everest Heli Tour. Flying in the helicopter in an open sky and witnessing giant lakes, glaciers, and mountain peaks including Mt. Everest, the top of the world is absolutely stunning.

Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours With Landing is notably popular among the tourists who really want to capture Mt. Everest, the top of the world without any effort in trekking along the off the beaten trail in the mountain in Everest Region in Nepal. They can escape adventurous trekking to Everest Base Camp and they go by flight.

Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours With Landing is operated by many reliable airlines in Nepal. We begin this heli tour with a helicopter from Kathmandu airport early in the morning at around 5.30-6. Then, we begin to soar up in the open sky viewing entire Kathamndu valley and mountain summits to the north. First, we witness Ganesh Hima, Langtang Range and we further fly to the Khumbu region.

Now, the giant peaks in the Everest region begin to loom which stun our eyes and the cameras as well. The glaciers, freshwater lakes, and the magnificent mountain range will fully enjoy us. Most significantly, we astonished to witness Mt. Everest, the top of the world.

Before we head to Kalapatthar, we get equipped at Syangboche. Now, we fly to Kalapatthar and spend some time to capture awe-inspiring views. Then, we fly to Gokyo Lake and experience tranquil freshwater lakes in higher elevation. We explore these lakes and finally fly back to Kathmandu.

Normally, the Everest helicopter flies from Kathmandu Airport to Lukla if it requires fueling or need to pick up some more passengers, then, flies above Gokyo lake and

Gokyo Valley, finally, to Everest base camp or Kalapatthar depending on weather or tourist’s interest and back via Shyangbuche. Talking about the timing, it takes around 3 to 4 hours including fueling break and light breakfast at Syangboche.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu To Lukla for fueling. And Landing At Kalapattar

Your local partner will let you know when to rise in the morning. Accordingly, they will come to pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport. Now, you will undertake your flight. First, we head to Langtang Himalayan range and take a turn and fly to Lukla. We land at Lukla Airport and fill the fuel. Also, if anybody wants a helicopter tour from Lukla and if it is adjustable, we pick up them.

Fly from Lukla to Everest Base Camp and land at the best place at Kalapathar or Everest Base Camp depending on weather or your interest in the picture.

Initially, we fly above Namche and fly to Gokyo. We can see incredible Gokyo Valley and Gokyo Lake along with mighty mountain summits. Finally, we fly to either Everest Base Camp or Kalapatthar. Actually, the majority of the tourists love to land at Kalapatthar and we do the same. Kalapatthar is higher than Everest Base Camp and a better viewpoint for capturing Everest and other neighboring summits. So, we land at Kalapatthar, spend around 20 minutes to capture the views of Pumori, Mt. Everest, Loa Tse, Nuptse, and many other incredible mountain summits.

Fly from Kalapathar to Syangboche, land there and Have breakfast

It is not good to spend a long time at a higher elevation, so, we fly down to Syangboche. We land there and have light snacks or breakfast. We spend around half an hour here. You still can capture mesmerizing views of the mountains from Syangboche.

Fly from Syangboche to Lukla for Refueling and Fly back to Kathmandu.

Now, we fly down to Lukla for fuelling. We spend 10-15 minutes here and finally fly to Kathmandu. Land at Kathmandu airport and drive to the hotel.

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  • Everest Region
  • 5200m

What to Expect

  • All Airport Pickup and Drop On Arrival day and On Heli Tour Day and Departure Day.
  • The Heli Tour Will Be Sharing Basis. So there is 5 seated on Sharing Basis.
  • Heli Tour Fare according to the Flight Duration on a day ride.
  • Visa of Nepal And Your Travel Insurance
  • Hotel if necessary can arrange on arrival.
  • Everest National Park Fees i.e Rs 3000 or 30$
  • Kathmandu Airport Tax 3$
  • Breakfast, Any Drinks in The Mountain

Useful Info

Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours With Landing From Lukla

Some people prefer to do Everest Heli Tour from Lukla. There are two reasons: the first one is they want to avoid the helicopter cost from Kathmandu to Lukla the second one is they are in Everest Base Camp Trek or in any kind of tours in Everest region. You are benefited in two ways in you do Everest Heli Tour from Lukla. The first, you are going to pay less and the second is you can still explore Lukla and other places of Everest region after your Everest Heli Tour and finally take a regular Lukla- Kathmandu flight.

Are Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours Landing a Private Tour?

It can also be private but now always. It means, if you want only your own family or friends on the tour not exceeding 5 people or 250 kgs, it will be your private tour. But, if you are two/ three or singular, you can join with other people. You can pay the entire cost of the helicopter and make it private too. It depends on you.

How long is Everest Heli Tour?

Everest Heli Tour lasts a maximum of 3 hrs. We spend this time for fuelling, landing at Kalapatthar, capturing the views, light snacks or breakfast at Syangboche and flying back to Kathmandu. Sometimes, if the weight exceeds, then, the pilot will do shuttle flight too.

Can we do Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours Landing from Lukla and any other places in the Everest region?

Yes, definitely, you can do Everest Tour from any places you like in the Everest region like Lukla, Namche, Tengboche. If you are on the trek and want to experience the Everest Helicopter tour, you can do it.

How long do we land at Kalapatthar?

We land at Kalapatthar for a maximum of 20 minutes. This time is for capturing mesmerizing views of mountain summits including Mt. Everest, the top of the world. We shouldn’t spend long hours at Kalapattahr because there is a threat of altitude sickness.

How safe are Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours With Landing?

Yes, it safe. The pilots are experienced and the condition helicopter is cheeked properly before it takes off. Also, weight is taken and if the weather is bad, then, the flight is either postponed or canceled. No new and inexperienced pilots are allowed to fly to the Everest region.