Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour 2023/2024

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Overview

  • Duration 4 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max. Altitude 5,555m | 18225ft
  • Trip Start and End Kathmandu - Kathmandu
  • Trip Area Everest Region
  • Best Season Feb-May | Sep - November

Highlights

  • A luxury trip to Everest Base Camp
  • Tour to UNESCO world heritage site
  • World's highest lake system – Gokyo Lake
  • 3+ hours of helicopter sightseeing
  • See the remarkable beauty of the Himalayas from a helicopter
  • Accessible to all kinds of travelers
  • Friendly to non-hikers, family, couples, and groups of friends
  • View not only the mountain but also the areas of Gourishanker, Cho-Oyu, Shishapangma, Lhakpa Dorje, and more.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour 2023/2024 Video

Everest Helicopter tour is an easy and relaxing way to experience the incredible Mount Everest – world’s tallest mountain. This tour presents the visitor with breathtaking close-up views of colossal Himalayan peaks including the aerial view of medieval Kathmandu, clustered with temples, courtyards, and palaces. The aerial view of Everest from the comfort of the Helicopter will make your tour worthwhile.

The four days Everest Helicopter sightseeing tour begins with the day tour to the UNESCO world heritage sites. We will spend the full day observing and enjoying the rich archaeological relics and stone carvings and the magnificent ancient art and architecture of the various historic place. After being a part of spiritual incantations and prayers, we will have the helicopter tour to Everest on the third day.  We will start the day with an hour's flight to the Everest Base Camp. After Base Camp, we will stopover at Kalapatthar, from where you can enjoy the majestic view of Mount Everest (8848 meters). After spending a wonderful time at the foothill of the highest mountain, we fly to the world's highest lake system, the Gokyo Lake. Admiring the tranquil beauty offered by the lake for a while, we fly back to Kathmandu and end our exclusive helicopter tour to the highest peak of Nepal. 

Departure And Cost Details:

Fixed Departure Tour to Everest Base Camp Helicopter for 2022/23 on Group Joining.

If you are willing to get the most from the Everest Heli tour then the months of March, April, May,  September, October, November, and December are the best. In this season we are offering discounts so that you can buckle up as soon as you see this trip and the everyday available departure day is another plus point to this tour.

The cost of a Private Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp ranges from $ 4900 all the way to $ 5800 during the main season and $ 4400 to $ 4900 in the offseason.

We offer Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour in group Joining at an Exclusive package cost of US$ 1500.

The costs of the flights always depend upon a group size but if you wish to have your own team or private group, then the cost of this tour will be always reasonable. So, if you are preplanned then let us know. Give us a quick call or email us to know the price and availability if you are solo or in a group. The average time provided by us is 4 to 5 hours which you can extend as per your wish

Weather and Tour Cancellation:

Weather is the main reason for most of the tour cancellations. We are forced to cancel clients' flights if there is bad weather such as dense fog or low clouds. These kinds of weather conditions make it harder for pilots to see the terrain and safely navigate through the route. Other than that, we will not be able to operate our tour if there are lightning, extremely gusty winds, or heavy rain or snow which could interfere with the navigation, and the pilot may not be able to safely navigate the Helicopter.

If your tour is to be canceled due to inclement weather, we will work with you to reschedule your flight for another day. There will be no additional charge if your flight is canceled due to weather. If you are unable to reschedule your tour for another day, we can issue you a full refund.

At Helicopter Flight Services, your safety is our number one priority. We take safety precautions and would rather be on the side of caution and cancel a flight if the weather is worse rather than put our customers at risk. We want your experience with us to be as safe and enjoyable as possible.

Best Seasons For Everest Helicopter Tour:

We offer our Heli tour throughout the year.  Improvising it with the right schedule so our clients can get the most from this tour. Almost every day you can get an amazing experience and glimpse of the world’s tallest mountain with the scheduled flight we organize for you. Yet, if you want to experience the best moments and a glimpse of Mount Everest there are months like January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, and December. During these months the sky is mostly clear, and you can get the best Arial view of Mount Everest.  

Last Minute Booking:

We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition Pvt. Ltd. Accept last-minute Booking i.e. 24 hours prior to the booking date. However, for the last-minute booking, full payment ought to be made before starting your chartered helicopter tour.

For more information and booking contact us directly at +977 9851149890 (Available on WhatsApp, WeChat, and Viber) or drop us an inquiry about the trip at [email protected].

Note:

*6 pax is maximum(500kg weight) for  Mount Everest base camp helicopter flight landing tour – based on body weight.* if we have 4-6 pax we have to run 2 shuttle flights from Pheriche or Everest view hotel by splitting body weight 250kg on average.

Itinerary

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In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section. We will lead you to our vehicle to transfer you to our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure on your own to relax the jetlag. But we definitely help you with the information to go around in case you’d like to do so.

We spend a full day in Kathmandu today which will be a necessary acclimatization day as well. Early in the morning after breakfast, we will meet for a trip briefing where we will talk about this amazing trip in detail and answer your questions if you have any.

After the brief meeting is over, we are taking you for an amazing cultural sightseeing tour of heritage sites in Kathmandu valley.

The sites we take you for the sightseeing today include Swoyambhunath - the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and other medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu death rites on the bank of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a massive Buddhist shrine considered as the biggest in the world.

We will take an early morning flight, at 7: 30 in the morning, from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. We will depart from the airport and fly to our destination. After we take off from the airport we can enjoy the outstanding view of Kathmandu Valley. After we achieve a certain height and destination you can also observe the Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Gauri Shankar, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Cho Oyu Mt. Makalu, Mt. Dorje Lakpa, Mt. Langsisa, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt Everest, Mt. Pumori Khumbu icefalls, etc. We will land at Lukla for Refilling Gas.

After refilling the gas at Lukla we will fly to Kala Patthar. From the Kala Patthar, you will have the closest view of Mt. Everest (8848m). Sitting in the divine Kalapatthar and observing the world's greatest peak will sure make your tour worthwhile. While you are at Kala Patthar you can capture the beautiful scenery from the lenses of your camera. However, you need to make it quicker because of the altitude. 

 After spending quality time in Kalapatthar we will fly to the world’s highest lake system - the Gokyo Lake. We will spend a few minutes here admiring the tranquil beauty of the lake and then fly back to Kathmandu. 

Arriving at Kathmandu, a representative from Himalayan Scenery Treks will drop you at the hotel. At the hotel, you can rest or take a shower and prepare yourself for the farewell dinner in the evening.   

All good things must end as we come to your final day in Nepal. You can squeeze in some last-minute shopping before our transport arrives to send you to the airport for your flight home. We bid you farewell, and may you leave with beautiful memories and a wonderful experience of the Himalayas.

See you ! 

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Cost Details

Included

  • Arrival and Departure transportation to the airport
  • seating arrangement for up to a maximum of 6 people
  • Applicable permit arrangement service only
  • One Highly Experienced English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu
  • Medical kits
  • Oxygen Cylinder
  • One hour break at Everest View Hotel for Breakfast (You can get breakfast at $ 10 to $ 20)
  • Helicopter cost for the day of the flight
  • 8 to 10 Minutes of Break at Kalapather View Point for Pictures and Videos
  • 10 Minutes of Hiking at 5550 Meter height (With a view of Mount Everest)
  • Government Tax & Service Charges

Excluded

  • Medical and life insurance
  • Personal expenses and meals in Everest
  • Hard/soft drinks throughout the trip.
  • Personal Gear Down jackets and other equipment costs
  • Sagarmatha National park fees (USD 30)
  • Tips and Gratuities  for guides

Useful Info

In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails traveling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as weather, natural disaster, or a multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planned itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concerns. All the alterations or changes to the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which is beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.

Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unforeseen circumstances.

Why Book With Us?

  • Best price
  • Best safety records
  • Easy payment processing
  • Customizable trips as per your needs
  • Departure for every booking
  • Best customer care
  • Specialized care and considerations
  • Easy cancellation conditions

Booking Requirements

Please provide us with your full credentials or a copy of your passport. Give your weight so that preplan your group’s trips for proper weight distribution. You may deposit 20 to 30 percent advance of the total package amount while booking. You may pay the rest of the amount before the flight. You can also pay us by card, bank transfer, or online. Please visit here for payment details.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to make your trip, let us know in advance. We will refund you as per our booking terms and conditions and available time frame. At times, there might be delays or cancellations of flights due to weather and unforeseeable reasons. In such cases, we will make our best effort to adjust your bookings and rearrange the schedule.

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