Everest base camp Helicopter tour:
Helicopter tour is one of the best available options who have limited time to get close to see the beautiful himalayas. Helicopter tour in Nepal is the best to those who want to witness the beauty of the Himalayas in a short time duration without any physical complications.
Helicopter tour in Nepal starts at Kathmandu airport and it is one of the most amazing and unforgettable journeys to explore the Himalayas. We also land at Kalapather, which is Next to everest base camp .we can land at everest base camp too but the view from kalapather is the best. you can see Mt. Everest (8,848M), Mt. Nuptse (7,864M), Mt. Pumori (7,156M), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,153M), Mt. Lhotse (8,513M) from Kalapathar along with impressive peaks towering tall in entire Everest region on the view points to explore the region and get the real photograph done before we take flight back to Kathmandu to end the amazing Helicopter day trip.
One day Mount Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour schedule.
EBC Heli Tour summary :-
1.Kathmandu to Lukla airport 50 minutes ride and fueling, ground time of 20 minutes.
- if we have 6 people, we will do 2 schedule from lukla or Everest view hotel because the heli cannot land at Kalapathar or base camp with 6 people, the maximum amount of people it can carry is only 3 and also you can see clear mountain view if you are only 3 person as you will be guaranteed to have a window seat.
- Lukla to Gokiyo Valley ,chola pass , Mt. Everest base camp and Kalapatthar with the flight time of 30 minutes and landing time of 5-10 minutes
- Kalapathar to Mt. Everest view hotel flight and 1 hour landing time for Breakfast or Lunch.
- Hotel Everest view to Lukla to Kathmandu 1hr Flight time .
Total EBC flight duration of 4-5.00 hours.
Daily private CHARTER flights are available.
Manufacturer: Air Bus, France
Engine type: Arriel 2D
Passenger capacity: 5 + 1
Maximum Takeoff weight: 2250 KG
Standard fuel capacity:
Maximum operating altitude: 23,000 FT
Eurocopter AS350 B3e (EQUREUIL)
Eurocopter AS350 B3+ (EQUREUIL)
The Flying hours sometime changes due the weather. It also sometime depends upon the weather and pilot’s decision, Himalayan weather can be unpredictable sometimes during late afternoon times.
We will try our best to cover important highlight stops on this Helicopter trip as much as possible providing you with extra time to witness local culture visit of monasteries, as mentioned above with full 4 to 5 hours of enchanting and enjoyable time in our Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp.