Riding a helicopter over the Himalayas is surely a thrilling experience. It is very suitable for those who have limited time. Also for them who do not like to strenuous treks at high elevation.


Highlights

  • Expereice of landing and taking off in Lukla airport
  • Aerial views of Himalaya including Mt. Everest
  • Picturesque Sherpa Settlement
  • Stunning views of Icy lakes and glaciers
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3 Days

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Kathmandu

Starting Point
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Kathmandu

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4 PAX

Min. Group Size
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5555m

Highest Point
Apex Trip Gradeing System Moderate

Very Easy

Difficulty Level

Starting from

USD
1700

Details

Overview

Riding a helicopter over the Himalayas is surely a thrilling experience. It is very suitable for those who have limited time. Also for them who do not like to strenuous treks at high elevation. Everest helicopter tour is a complete tour that flies over mountains and up to the Tibetan border in the north. We also fly close to Mt. Everest. It goes up to 25000ft from sea level. From the point, we can see the awesome aerial view of snowcapped peaks, glaciers, and lakes. During the tour, we can see more than a thousand Himalayan peaks looking down.

Usually, the heli flight starts at 6am in the spring season and 7am in the autumn season. We fly out from Kathmandu and land at Lukla Airport for refueling. Once refueled, we fly to Everest View Hotel nearby Syangboche Airport, over Namche Bazaar. On this session, we can see the excellent bird’s eye view of Dudhkoshi gorge and Namche Bazaar. Then fly to Kalapathar (5555m) and get a close view of Mt. Everest. Fly over to Everest Base Camp and then head off to Gokyo Lakes. Fly over Gokyo, Chola Pass and then fly back to Lukla, and continue to Kathmandu.

Helicopter Details: -Model: AS350 B3 (Equreuil) -Capacity: 1 Pilot 5 Passengers -Max. Altitude- 7010m (23000ft) -Min. Temperature (-40 Degree) -Max. Temperature ISA +35 Degree limited to 50 Degree -Max. Speed 287km/hrs.

Photos

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Itinerary

Welcome to Nepal! We will receive you the airport and transport you to hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel


An early morning drive to the airport will be followed by an exciting heli flight ffrom Kathmandu aiport towards the Everest region. The flight will be quite a thrilling one. You first land in Lukla, which is the airport of Everest region, where the helicopter is refueled. After refueling, the flight resumes to Syanboche, flying over Namche Bazaar, the largest town in Khumbu. The view of Namche as well as Dudh Koshi River is outstanding. After a short tea break at Everest View Hotel, we leave for Everest Base Camp, reveling in the imposing views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Thamserku (6608m) Kangtega (6685m), Amadablam (6856m), Lhotse (8516m) and Nuptse (7879m) among many others. We make a stop at Kalapathar (5555m), which is a renowned viewpoint of Everest region. World’s highest political meeting was held here on 4th December, 2009. After spending some time here savoring the moment looking at the mountains, we fly back to Kathmandu.

We will have half a day in Kathmandu for a quick city tour, which includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhu or Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupati Temple. The location of the sightseeing can be selected to your liking with consultation with the guide. In the evening, we have a farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with Nepali music and dance.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


The trip concludes today. Your guide will drop you off at the international airport for your departure back home.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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Price Details

Price

Group Size Price per person
MIN. 3 PAXUSD 1700

Valid up to December 2020.

Includes

  • From and to airport transfer to hotel on a private tourist vehicle.
  • Apex Asia Holiday provides English speaking local guide.
  • Accommodation, foods, insurance, salary, equipment, and medicine for field staff.
  • Trekking/tour permits, entrance fees.
  • All government taxes and official expenses.

Excludes

  • International Airfare and taxes
  • All drinks including bottled/boiled water along the trekking route
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal trekking/tour gear
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

Important Trip Info

In Nepal, there are two kinds of transport, public and private. We mostly recommend you to use the private than the public because the roads two ways that make traffic, and the private vehicle can avoid the traffic by choosing the proper time for less traffic.

Most of the activities in Nepal is in the high Himalaya. Where you can to think about the very quality of accommodation. The mountain lodge/ tea houses are least facilitate with neat and clean. However, in the cities, there are multiple options to chose the hotel from general guesthouse to a five-star hotel.

In Nepal, you will get the extensive food menu. From the international food menu to local foods. Dal Bhat is the main course of Nepal. Your guide will help you to choose the suitable food, on the trek and tour.

Trekking is the popular trekking ventures in Nepal, which is always in the High Himalaya and where we have the chance to get altitude sickness. So, it is highly recommended to learn more about the High Altitude Sickness before you start the trek. Hurry can be deadly in Nepal Himalaya. Walk slow, and give enough time to your body to fit in the high altitude. Drinking more water and stepping slowly with rest is the best protection against altitude sickness.

It is necessary to have travel insurance before you embark on any trip. The insurance policy should include the cost of medical expenses, any damage or loss of your luggage, and cancellation.

Nepal is one of the safe and more peaceful countries around the world. Even though you must have your Travel Insurance and the should cover the area which is on your itinerary.

Traveling is the way of getting in touch with the local peoples. It is important to recognize what is acceptable in the society, such as dresses, behaviors, and language. There might be different than your own country. Most of the people can communicate in English in the cities and also some touristy towns but if you have learned a few words Nepali, like greetings “Namaste” that make a huge difference.

Apex Asia Holidays always concern about the health and safety of the clients. Our guide carries a first aid kit with the directed medicine by the doctors. We also recommend you to discuss with your doctor about your visit at least a month ago. In case of severe or emergency, we transfer you to the nearest hospital. Safety is the first important for us as a responsible tour agency, so we do not take unnecessary risk.

Group Leader and Crew General

Private Trip

Depending on your requirements, we can make this a private trip for you and your group. Please mention this at the time of booking online.