Everest base camp heli tour
- Trip Grade:Moderate
Everest base camp heli tour takes the travelers for a helicopter ride to the scenic region of khumbu and Everest. The helicopter ride to the Everest Mountain of 8848meters is a daring and fascinating adventure. Anyone one can dream of taking a helicopter to Everest and land on it but not everyone can have the luck to do it. Everest base camp heli tour brings that luck to desiring travelers for a 3-hours helicopter ride to Everest region of Nepal. The main advantage of this tour is to skip all the hardships of walking and trekking to the region of Everest base camp which is among the difficult trek. There is a required health condition to trek on this region along with fear of altitude sickness. This tour solves this problem for those who can’t walk to Everest base camp.
The Everest base camp heli tour starts from the early morning departure on helicopter from the airport of Kathmandu city. The Everest base camp heli tour carry on with the green panorama mountains and cityscape of Kathmandu valley accompanied the magnificent Himalayan ranges of Ganesh Himal, Langtant Himal, Mt.Manaslu and Jugal Himal on the west. The tour continues as the helicopter flight takes the travelers to more perspectives on Middle East and eastern Himalayan peaks of Melung Tse, Numbur, Cho-out, Gaurishankar, Everest, Lotse and others. The flight the continues to famous Namche Bazar of 3440 meters altitude surrounded by views of Himalayan ranges of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lotse, Kwangde and Thramasarku. After namche bazaar the chopper move towards scenic and holy spot of Tyangboche Monastery at 3867meters elevation and then moving forward to Pheriche reaching Kalapattar region. The place is encompassed with panoramas of everest, Lhoste Shar, Kangtega, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kwangde, tharmasarku and close by views of lovely Ama Dablam. The region of everest is incorporated with views of huge khunbu ice glaciers, Gokyo Lakes, thin forest and scattered camping tents of trekkers.
The Everest base camp heli tour finally reaches its destination of Kalapathhar base camp of Mount Everest. The helicopter take are round flight of this region for covering all the areas and Himalaya peaks surrounding the region of Kalapathhar. After the stimulating second round of Kalapatthar region this time towards the middle directing towards the closeby focal views of Mount Everest providing a closest glance at Everest along with Mount Pumori towards the North. After spending some memorable moments in front of Mount Everest the helicopter prepares to fly back to Kathmandu airport following the same route or another taking you to some other times in high perspectives of lush mountains, forests, cityscapes, Himalayan ranges and tiny scattered houses. The helicopter finally lands on the airport of Kathmandu giving you the total 3 hours of exciting ride to highest Himalayas of the world.