The Everest Heli Tour, where you are taken to see Mt. Everest, gives you a quick look of Everest region as well as the other Himalayan Peaks. Everest Heli tour starts from Kathmandu, flying east towards the beautiful Sherpa village and the gateway to Everest, Lukla. After fueling in Lukla, the flight starts flying towards the glaciers. The flight goes over the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and Khumbu glacier. This ultimate helicopter ride gives you some of the best mountain views and sceneries. You on the way back, you will be given a 20 minutes at Syangboche – 3800 mts(Hotel Everest view) to take tea/coffee or Breakfast. At one time this was considered to be the “Highest Hotel” in the world. Syangboche has excellent views of Mt. Everest and its range including Mt. Ama Dablam. Further, you will fly back to Lukla for fueling and then to Kathmandu to end your lifetime Experience of Everest tour by Helicopter. The flight takes you within camera range of some of the highest peaks in the world, and cruising this close to the awe-inspiring massifs of rock and ice, is an out-of-this earth experience. The Chopper takes off and heads eastward and almost immediately, the peaks come into view. The first peak that appears on your horizon is the majestic Gosaithan, standing 8,013m tall. To its right, appears Dorje Lhakpa (6996m), looking like a massive figure of 8, lying prone and covered in snow. To its right is Phurbi Chyachu, which looms over the Kathmandu valley. Next on your vision is Choba Bhamare, rather small in this company at 5,933m, but singularly stubborn, as it remains unconquered to this day. Then comes MT. Gaurishanker (8,134m), standing out sharp and conspicuous- Hindus believe that Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati protect this mountain. As the flight moves toward the eastern Himalaya, a succession of majestic mountains follows. Melungtse, with a plateau-like top stands at 7,023m, Chugimago is at 6,297m, and still remains to be scaled. At 6,956m, Mt.Numbur resembles a breast, and is believed to be the maternal source in the sky providing pure mild to the Sherpa’s of Solukhumbu. Then, Karyolung, a gleaming-white mountain at 6,511m, and Cho-Oyu, the sixth highest in the world at 8,021m. We Land at the Lukla Airport – 2828 mts, the Gate Way to the Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar. Here the chopper off loads the fuel carried for the return leg. At Lukla, refuelling facility is not available. We the fly off over the Glaciers overlooking Mt. Everest. Fly off to Syanboche for a cup of tea or breakfast (cost not included) Continue to Lukla. Refuling time. Here one can visit the Lukla Village and then fly back to Kathmandu.
Cost based on the above for a Helicopter Charter whereby 4 pax can fly together will be Inr 3,69,600.
Nepal Sagarmatha National Park fee of Inr 2100 PP will be applicable.
Over & above the above one can add landing at the “Everest Base Camp / Kala Pathar” – 5545 mts. To do this from Tengboche / Pheriche if there are 4 travellers, 2 travellers will be dropped off. The Chopper will fly with 2 Pax to the “Everest Base Camp / Kala Pathar”. Seeing the mighty “Mt. Everest” standing is awesome. The 306 degree sight of the Himalayas is breath taking. 5 mins is given due to the high altitude and the Rotars are not stopped here (Engine is kept Hot). The 2 pax fly back and the other two take the opportunity. Cost for doing this detour is extra. Inr.72,000 additional will apply Happy Flying.
Terms & Conditions:
- The rates are valid for Indian as well as Foreigner Nationals.
- Airport Transfers will be Extra.
- Airport tax of Inr 125 PP payable at the Domestic Airport
- Sagarmatha National Park fee Inr 3000 PP.
- Rate are subject to change as per the airlines policy.