The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour or also known as Everest heli tour, where you are taken to see Mt.Everest, gives you a quick look of Everest region finally allowing you to land on Everest Base Camp or Kalapathar. This Helicopter tour of Everest is so far the best Ariel tour in the world.
Everest Base Camp Heli tour starts from Kathmandu, flying east from Kathmandu towards the beautiful Sherpa village and the gateway to Everest, Lukla. After fueling in Lukla, the flight starts flying towards Everest Base Camp orKalapathar. The flight goes over the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and Khumbu glacier to reach the Base camp of Mount Everest.
This ultimate helicopter ride gives you some of the best mountain views and sceneries. You will be given maximum of 5 minutes of landing time at base camp due to the altitude threat. And on the way back, you will be given 20 minutes at Syangboche (Hotel Everest view) to take tea/coffee or Breakfast. Syangboche has excellent views of Mt. Everest and its range. Further, you will fly back to Lukla for fueling and then to Kathmandu to end your lifetime Experience of Everest Base Camp tour by helicopter.
Pick up from your Hotel at 6:00 AM, Drop you to the Kathmandu airport. Kathmandu to Lukla Airport: 45-minute ride (fueling time is 10-15 minutes at Lukla)
1. Lukla to Kala Patthar: 25 minutes (landing time is 5-7 minutes)
2. Kala Patthar to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel): 12 minutes (landing time is 30 minutes for breakfast)
3. Syangboche to Lukla to Kathmandu: 1 hour 20 minutes.
4. Pick up from the airport and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.