Everest Helicopter Tour - 4 Days

everest helicopter tour
Everest Helicopter Tour

Everest base camp Heli tour is the short 4 days Nepal tour to the world highest mountain. Everest helicopter tour provides the adventure experience to the Mount Everest. It provides the closest magnifying view of Everest region including the Everest base camp, Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Thamserku, Thyangboche and other peaks. The flight will head east and held over the Everest Himalayan range. And first landed at Everest view hotel around an hour. You will enjoy the tea/coffee.

Everest helicopter tour is the alternative of Everest base camp trek. It begins with the domestic airport Kathmandu around 7 AM in the morning at Nepal local time. Our respective will pick you up from your hotel and drop to the airport and also drop back to the Hotel after the flight is finished.

Everest helicopter tour is popular helicopter tour to Himalayan. Being close to the Everest base camp with the wonderful feelings. After sightseeing around Kala Patthar the Heli will stop at Lukla to refill the fuel. After that continue enjoying the views. The flight will be over the 5000 meters high and we will make sure having the oxygen cylinder with each of you for the proper safety. Within the trip, you can get a chance to take the perfect photograph at every famous point of the Everest region.

Everest Helicopter Tour Itinerary

  • Take off from Kathmandu around 7 AM
  • Himalayan sightseeing
  • Around 10 minute ground time at Kala Patthar
  • Again sightseeing to next part
  • Around 45 minutes time at Everest view hotel for breakfast

It is better to have Kathmandu tour together with Heli tour to Everest base camp. Kathmandu sightseeing tour is another popular short tour in Nepal. On the first day after arrival, the trip will begin with the sightseeing of UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. Altogether there are 7 world heritage sites inside Kathmandu. All the places are popular for sightseeing.

Overall Package Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Helicopter tour
  • Day 03: Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 04: Departure

Within this 4 days, you will be visiting the highest mountain’s base camp and the world heritage sites of Nepal. This the best opportunity to get close to Mount Everest with low cost and customizable itinerary.

Highlights Of Everest Flight

  • Visit the highest peak of the world,
  • Footsteps on Mt. Everest Base Camp,
  • Magnifying views of Himalayan ranges, green forest, etc.,
  • Explore the land of Sherpa,

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon arrival, Elite Treks representative take you to the hotel. If the time remains, we will take a short visit around Thamel. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner provided by Elite Treks with the cultural show.

Day 2
Everest Helicopter Tour

This is the main day of the tour. In the morning around 6 o’clock, we drive to the Domestic Airport to take the Everest helicopter flight. After check in for the flight, the flight start flying over the Kathmandu valley taking the views of Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang and many other Himalayan ranges.

As per above mention, the trip will continue around 4/5 hours and take you to the Kathmandu. After arriving Airport, representative take you to the hotel. In the evening you can get chance to do shopping in Thamel to take gift for your friends and family.

Day 3
Kathmandu Sightseeing

Today, after breakfast we start sightseeing tour in Kathmandu which is listed in UNESCO world heritage site inside Kathmandu. At first, we drive to the Buddha stupa which is 7 KM far from the centre of Kathmandu, Which is the biggest Buddhists pilgrimage site. After that, we visit Hindus biggest pilgrimage site called Pashupati Temple. After visiting Pashupati, we drive to Shayambhu from where we can see the view of Kathmandu valley. Also, this place is known as Monkey temple.

At last the tour will finish from Kathmandu Durbar Square. Here we can get the most famous art and architecture from the period of the Malla Dynasty build at the time ruling here. They ruled here from 12th to 18th century. In the evening we come back to the hotel through the local market.

Day 4
Departure

Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park

Most of the trekking routes of Everest region are inside the Sagarmatha national park. National Park is spread 1,148 square KM in Himalayan of the Khumbu region of Nepal. This national park is established in 1976 and listed on UNESCO world heritage site in 1979 AD. This park consists the world’s highest peak of the world Mount Everest (8848 meters).

Sherpa people and their culture

Everest is mainly famous for Sherpa’s culture and traditions. About 300-400 years back, they are migrated from Kham region of Tibet and started living in Everest region of Nepal till now. Most of the Sherpa people work in mountaineering and expedition, they are known as the ethnic group. They speak their own language. During the Everest region trekking, we will visit the Sherpa village there.

Flora and Fauna

Almost in Nepal, we can find varieties of Flore and Fauna. Similarly, the Everest region is also rich in flora and fauna. Birch, Jupiter pines, firs, bamboo, and rhododendron are found in the lower zone while all vegetation of dwarf and shrubs are found in the upper zone of Everest region. 118 species of birds including Himalayan monal, and rare mammals including musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear and red panda use to taking shelter in this region.

Tengboche Monastery

This is the famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery and also called as Dwa Choling Gompa located in Tengboche village. It was built 1916 by Lama Gulu. We can see the best eye-catching views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse and other mountains.

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FAQS for Everest Helicopter Tour

How long will the Helicopter Tour run?

Sure, the helicopter tour to Everest duration is around 2 and more than two hours. It starts and ends from Kathmandu domestic airport. It takes you up to the Everest Base Camp and return.

Service Included

  • Airport pick up & drop with private vehicle,
  • All accommodation in Kathmandu,
  • Heli tour fee,
  • Sightseeing entry fee,
  • English speaking guide,

Service Excluded

  • All drinks and personal expense,
  • Tips for guide and staffs,

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Trip Facts

  • Private
  • MAX 4 in a trip
  • Above 5000 meters
  • Tour | Heli Trek
  • Moderate

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?

All foreigners, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Visa can obtain from the Nepalese embassy. To get the Nepal visa you need the valid passport, two passport size photo, and visa fee.


Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Of course, you can easily get the Nepal visa on arrival on Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Visa for tourist with multiple entries for 3o days cost $40 or equal to other currency. You can add more visa date on request at Airport or from Nepal immigration.

Visa Information: Visa Valid for Fee 15 days US$ 25 30 days US$ 40 90 days US$ 100


Is a guide necessary to trek in Nepal?

Yes, a guide is necessary to trek in Nepal. The trekking trials are crossing through the wilderness, remote countryside, and high elevation in the Mountains. The guide is not needed to make your trip safer but also to make your trip more enjoyable as well as adventurous. Trekking and tours guides have their guide license and also they expert as well as gain the experience by doing the task in the same field less or more than 10 years.

How difficult is trekking in Nepal?

Trekking in Nepal is the best adventure activity in Nepal. Trekking difficulty depends on the particular trekking route and region.

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