Everest flight by Helicopter

Region: Everest Region
Everest Region
1 Day
Trek Style
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Max. 12 plus
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An Everest flight with a helicopter day trip is an extraordinary adventure that offers a unique opportunity to witness the majestic beauty of Mount Everest and the Himalayan range. This remarkable journey begins with a thrilling helicopter flight from Kathmandu, Nepal, where you’ll board a modern and well-equipped helicopter that will take you on an unforgettable journey.

As the helicopter takes off, you’ll immediately be immersed in the scenic landscapes that Nepal is renowned for. From the window of the helicopter, you’ll witness the stunning beauty of the country’s diverse topography, including lush valleys, terraced hillsides, and charming traditional villages. The helicopter gradually gains altitude, providing you with an aerial perspective of the breathtaking surroundings.

As you ascend higher, the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas start to come into view. Among them, the mighty Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, stands tall and awe-inspiring. The helicopter flight takes you closer to this iconic mountain, revealing its grandeur and sheer magnitude. Alongside Everest, you will also have the privilege of witnessing other prominent peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, and Cho Oyu, forming a mesmerizing panorama of towering summits.

Depending on the specific tour you choose, the helicopter may make a landing at Everest Kala Patthar [5,644.5 m (18,519 ft]. You will experience the very place where mountaineers begin their arduous journey to conquer the summit of Everest. The landing itself is a remarkable feat, as you touch down in the remote and rugged terrain, surrounded by the icy expanse of the Khumbu Icefall.

Once you disembark from the helicopter, you will have a limited amount of time to explore the vicinity. This is your chance to absorb the extraordinary atmosphere, take stunning photographs, and appreciate the indomitable spirit of mountaineers who brave the challenges of the Everest region. The air at this altitude is thin and oxygen levels are lower, so it is important to acclimatize quickly and be mindful of your physical well-being.

After your short but impactful visit, you will board the helicopter once again for the return journey to Kathmandu. As you fly back, you will have another opportunity to immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of the Himalayas. The panoramic views from the helicopter’s windows will leave an indelible mark on your memory, capturing the grandeur and majesty of these towering peaks.

In conclusion, an Everest flight with a helicopter day trip is an adventure of a lifetime, allowing you to witness the unparalleled beauty of Mount Everest and the Himalayas. From the thrilling helicopter ride to the awe-inspiring views, and the brief but memorable landing at Everest Base Camp, this experience offers a unique perspective on one of the world’s greatest natural wonders. It’s a chance to immerse yourself in the raw and captivating beauty of the Himalayas, and to create memories that will last a lifetime

Trip Highlights


Day 1

6:00 AM: Meet at the designated location in Kathmandu, where you’ll be greeted by your tour guide and introduced to the rest of the group. And transfer Domestic airport.

6:30 AM: Depart from Kathmandu by helicopter. As you take off, soak in the breathtaking views of the Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding landscapes.

En Route to Everest:

Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight, passing over picturesque valleys, terraced hillsides, and charming traditional villages.

As you gain altitude, the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas come into view, including the mighty Mount Everest and other prominent summits.

Landing at Kalapatter [5,644m]:

you’ll have the opportunity to explore the area, take photographs, and immerse yourself in the remarkable atmosphere of this legendary mountaineering destination.

Spend approximately 10-15 minutes at the landing site, taking in the panoramic views of the Khumbu Icefall and the surrounding peaks.

Return Journey:

Board the helicopter for the return flight to Kathmandu.

Enjoy another round of stunning aerial views of the Himalayas, appreciating the beauty and magnificence of the mountains from a unique vantage point.

You will stop 30 minutes at Everest view hotel for breakfast.

Early Afternoon:

Arrive back in Kathmandu and disembark from the helicopter.

Say farewell to your tour guide and fellow travelers, with an unforgettable experience and memories to cherish.

Please note that this is a sample itinerary, and the actual timings and details may vary depending on the specific tour operator, weather conditions, and other factors. It’s essential to check with your chosen tour provider for the most accurate and up-to-date itinerary information.

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What's Included

  • Helicopter landed Airport charge
  • Breakfast at Everest View hotel,
  • National Park fee
  • 3-4 Hour Helicopter tour from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
  • Hotel to Airport and Hotel Transportation.
  • Government tax and vat

What's Excluded

  • Meals except breakfast
  • Personal Insurance and equipment
  • Airport transfer.



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