EVEREST EXPERIENCE HELI TOUR
The Ultimate Way to See Everest
The Everest Experience Helicopter Tour is certainly the perfect way to appreciate the breathtaking view of Mount Everest and the peaks that surround it. From a height of around 8000 m, you can feel the beauty of the Everest area as an eagle floating over the mountains.
The Everest Experience Helicopter Tour leaves Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu every day at 7 a.m. This flies east, following the mountain ranges, circling the spectacular peaks of Mt. Lhotse, South Col, and eventually the magnificent Mt. Everest itself.
The chopper lands at Thyangboche, a village in Solukhumbu where the famous monastery can be visited. This monastery is called The Tigers of the Snow and is the most important Buddhist monastery for the people of Sherpa..
On the way you can view the Everest Ice Fall and Everest glacier warmly and comfortably from your seat. Get mesmerized by the vibrant images of impressive Sherpa villages and the fascinating collage the terraced farms make.
Let Nepal Tibet Tours and Treks arrange this thrilling helicopter flight excursion into the very heart of the Everest region. Definitely there is no better way to see or appreciate Mt. Everest than the Everest Express Helicopter Tour!
The Everest Experience Helicopter Tour is the ultimate way to experience the Himalayas. The entire trip takes just five hours to cover the roof of the world.
Let Nepal Tibet Tours and Treks put together this exciting excursion by helicopter flight into the very heart of the Everest Region. There is definitely no better way to see or appreciate Mt. Everest than on the Everest Experience Helicopter Tour!
Ealy morning pick up from the Hotel 5:30 to 6:30 AM to the domestic terminal of International Airport, Kathmandu.
After processing and preparation 6.30 to 7.00am ready to fly to Lukla (2,845 meters) (flight to EBC with a landing). After 45 minutes, you will land at Lukla with magnificent views of the chains of the Himalayas. Lukla airport is famous, which has a small runway in the world. 8: 00 – 8:15 AM: Flight Refueling at Lukla Airport. It will take around 15 minutes to refuel the flight.
8:15 – 8:30 AM: Fly to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters) Fly to Kala Patthar after refueling at Lukla airport.The inflight commentary will tell you exactly where you are, whether it’s the legendary Everest Base Camp or the mighty Khumbu glacier, from the flight you will see great views of the mountains such as Everest, Pumori, and Lhotse summit when flying over the Kala Patthar.
8:30 – 8:45 AM: Land and Explore around Kala Patthar (5,450 meters) 15 minutes Land in Kalapatthar to see splendid views of the scenic mountain beauty of world heights mountain (Mt. Everest) and majestic peaks of the Khumbu region of Nepal.
8:45 – 9:00 AM: Fly to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) (3,950 meters) After enjoying the magical moments at Kala Patthar, you will fly to the world’s highest situated hotel, Everest View Hotel, for a breakfast. The flight offers marvelous views of Khumbu Glacier, Gorak Shep, monasteries, Chortens, and snow-clad peaks of the Everest region.
9:00 – 9:30 AM: Breakfast Time at Everest View Hotel One can enjoy the Breakfast with amazing view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Aamadablam and many more scene of snow-capped peaks.
9:30 – 10:00 AM: Fly to Lukla and Refuel After breakfast, fly back to the Lukla once again, the flight will land at Lukla for 15 minutes for refueling and fly back to Kathmandu.
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu Finally, flying back to Kathmandu with the full range of the Everest region landscapes’ diversity as you look down on the Namche Bazaar, Lukla, and Phakding, you will be transfer to your hotel.
Note: This itinerary can be customized as per situation.
Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal. Clothing 1. Boots Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces. 2. Track shoes A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet. 3. Jacket Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof. 4. Shirt and Sweaters Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn. 5. Trousers A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft. 6. Underwear Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable. 7. Tracksuit A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts. 8. Sleeping Bag As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there) 9. Sun Hat, SunCream/Block & Lip Salve Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection. 10. Personal First Aid Kit You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.) 11. Hat/ Glove/ Sandle/ Shocks/ Underwear a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item. b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck. b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp. d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks. e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies. Equipments and Accessories a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc. c) Water bottle. d) Snow glasses and sunglasses e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones. f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage. g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins. h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains. i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper. k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times. l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains. m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph