About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour takes you near the Mt Everest, known as the roof of the world. The helicopter lands at Kalapathar, which is a popular spot among the trekkers of the Everest region. Kalapathar provides the closest view of the tallest mountain of the world.
Heli tour to the Everest region is a perfect option for the ones who want to experience the tallest mountains in a very limited time. This Helicopter tour to the Everest region is suitable for every age group and every kind of traveler. Everest Helicopter tour is an appropriate trip for the ones who are not able to trek yet want to enjoy the enthralling mountains of Nepal.
You embark on the helicopter flight at around 6:00 AM from the Tribhuvan International Airport. As soon as you take off, you will get a glimpse of mesmerizing mountains. Mt Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Mt Gaurishankar and Manaslu are some of the mountains you will see at the beginning of Everest Helicopter Tour. As you fly further, you will get views Mt Lhotse, Mt Nuptse, Mt Pumori, Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Makalu, and Mt Lhotse and Khumbu Ice Falls and other crystal shining mountains. Helicopter tour to the Everest Region takes you to the base of the chain of Himalayas in the Everest region.
You will get a beautiful aerial view of peaks ranging from 3,300 meters to 8,848 meters in the Everest region.
The chopper will be flying above diverse landscapes of the hilly region to terraced fields of Lukla, colorful Namche Bazaar, lush Oak and Pine forests and enchanting Syangboche towards the snow-capped mountains.
Sights of wildlife and plants located at this altitude will be an unforgettable moment for you when you land to this region. Sagarmatha National Park is another highlight of the Everest region tour. During the Helicopter tour to the Everest Region, also known as the Khumbu region, you will get a glance at the Tengboche monastery. While breakfast at Kalapathar, you will also get to interact with the Sherpas of the Himalayas. Tengboche monastery is the largest monastery of the Khumbu region. The gompa built in 1916 AD is situated at an altitude of 3,867 meters.
Everest Base Camp helicopter tour will help you realize your dream to stand in front of the Mt Everest without much physical effort.
Breakfast at an altitude of 3, 962 meters surrounded by the tallest mountains of the world is once in a lifetime experience. You can spend around half an hour to click photographs at the Everest Base Camp.
Best time for Everest Helicopter Tour
Because you will be flying above the mountains, the climatic condition is mostly fluctuating. Hence, the helicopter flight is suitable round the year.
While the best season in the spring and autumn, winter provides an amazing view of the snow-capped mountains. The spring falls from March to May whereas September to November is the autumn season. The chilly winter occurs from December to February.
The autumn season lets you get stable views of the surrounding landscapes of the Everest region. As the temperature is also moderate during this season, you will be able to spend a very splendid and comfy time in the Kalapathar. Spring season gives a panoramic view of Rhododendron forest found in the elevation from around 1,400 meters to 3,600 meters.
The icy winter offers the view of charismatic snow-covered mountains.
Everest Helicopter tour during the monsoon
Monsoon is not suitable for a Helicopter tour. On one hand, the unpredictable weather might affect the regular flights and it is also not safe to fly because of a lack of clarity. However, we will operate the flights on a comparatively clear day on your request. Due to uncertain weather, we might have to postpone the tour to the next day or more.
The Everest Region Helicopter flight
Regulus Treks and Expedition ensure that you fly with a well-trained and highly experienced pilot and knowledgeable and cooperative guides. We always look forward to fulfilling your every wish and desire of wonderful sightseeing during the tour.
The helicopter in Nepal is five-seater which allows you to enjoy the picturesque beauty to all the travelers. The maximum weight that the helicopter can incorporate is 500 kg.
Everest Helicopter tour cost
The Heli tour to the Everest Region is priced at USD 1000 per person when you are in a group of five travelers. The prices are subject to change when the travelers are less in number.