Experience the Spectacular Everest Base Camp Kalapatthar Helicopter Tour in Nepal - 1 Days

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Experience the Spectacular Everest Base Camp Kalapatthar Helicopter Tour in Nepal - 1 Days

Trip At Glance

Duration:

01 days

Meals:

Breakfast or Lunch -Self Pay

Activities:

Private Helicopter Ride Explore Sherpa culture Scenic Mountain Arial View

Group size

6

Starts/Ends

Kathmandu-Kathmandu

Best Time

March to may/ September to November

Overview

Embark on a mesmerizing helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar with landing in Nepal. Witness the breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest and other majestic peaks. This all-inclusive adventure offers a hassle-free online booking experience with a 100% refund guarantee for bad weather conditions. Enjoy a chartered helicopter transport, a delicious breakfast, and awe-inspiring aerial views of the Khumbu Valley. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to fulfill your dream of exploring the world's highest mountains. Book now for an unforgettable experience in Nepal's picturesque landscapes.

Highlights

Group size: 2-5 people      Max-altitude: 5,545m/18,192ft      Accommodation: N/A

Transport: Chartered Helicopter.           Best time: March-May & Sept-Dec.

Destination: Nepal                                Arrival and Departure From: Kathmandu, Nepal 

Meals: Breakfast

 

 

Note 

  • 100 % Full Refund garauntee if no flight made due to bad weather
  • No Credit Card Fees on Booking Amount
  • Easy and secured Online Booking system
  • Full Packages trip with all Inclusive at Best Cost
  • Mesmerizing 360o panoramic view of Himalayan ranges like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Amadablam, Nuptse, Gauri Shankar, and many more
  • Flight over beautiful natural topography
  • Eyeshot of amazing Alpine regions and Gokyo Valley Region covering different Gokyo Lakes
  • Outstanding Himalayan glacier range of Khumbu region

If you want to fulfill your dream to see the mountains close to come true then this is a must do tour for you. Our Everest Base Camp Kalapatthar one day helicopter tour is one of the best ways to explore the most popular trekking destination within a day. Our journey begins from a breathtaking helicopter ride from Kathmandu to a beautiful Sherpa village Lukla witnessing beautiful scenarios of the Himalayas of Khumbu region. Lukla is the main entrance of our trip to Everest Base Camp. We will have our breakfast in Lukla and then fly towards Everest Base Camp and from there we will be moving towards the bests view point on earth which is Kalapatthar. From Kalapatthar we will witness the mind-blowing view of the world’s highest summit  Mt.Everest along with other mighty Himalayas. Flying towards Kalapatthar we will also get the admiring view of the Khumbu Glacier located between Mt.Everest and Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. We will also enjoy the Arial views of beautiful forests, terraced lands and stoned houses of Khumbu valley.  The view of Namche Bazaar from the chopper is another breath-taking scene of our trip.  This helicopter ride is one of the marvelous journeys you could ever have in your life. Those awesome views of the entire Khumbu valley you get to witness beneath you will be one of the most memorable experiences ever. After spending sometime in Kalapatthar we will fly back to Lukla. We will fuel our helicopter there and then we will bid a goodbye to the Himalayas. Our journey ends here. We will then fly back to Kathmandu.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

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Hotel

05:30 - 06:30: Drive from your hotel to the domestic Airport, check-in formalities.

06:30 - 07:25: Fly to Lukla, manage fueling-refueling. 

07:40 - 07:45: Fly to Hotel Everest View.

07:45 - 08:15: Breakfast at Hotel Everest View.

08:15 - 08:45: Fly from Hotel Everest View toward Everest Base camp (5200 m) via Gokyo Lakes and land at Kala Patthar (5560 m) a perfect viewpoint for Mount Everest, explore and quick photo session.

08:45 - 09:15: Fly from Kala Patthar to Lukla, refueling and continue flight to Kathmandu.

10:30: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport and then transfer to your hotel, service ends.

 

The total tour duration is 4 to 5 hours, starting from Kathmandu.

 

 

Helicopter flight Itinerary

Phase 1: Kathmandu - Lukla (fueling) 

              Flight Time: 45 Minutes

              Ground Time: 5 Minutes

Phase 2: Lukla - Everest base camp ( Kalapatthar

             Flight Time: 25 Minutes

             Ground Time: 7-10 Minutes

Phase 3: Everest base camp ( Kalapatthar ) - Syangboche 

              Flight Time: 15 Minutes

              Ground Time: 30 Minutes

Phase 4: Syangboche - Lukla - Kathmandu 

              Flight Time: 1 hrs 10 minutes

Total Trip Duration: Approx. 3.5 Hrs

What Is Included ?

• Pickup and drop facilities to and from Tribhuvan International Airport in a private vehicle.

• Helicopter/ chopper expenses.

• English speaking guide with all his expenses and experience in first aid training.

• First aid kit carried by guide.

• All permits and entrance fees.

 

What Is Excluded?

  •  National park entry permit (NRS. 3,200 per person)
  •  Airport tax (NRS. 200)
  •  Any meals, accommodation or drinks

FAQs

The number of people that can go on a helicopter trip to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar can vary depending on the helicopter's size and weight restrictions. Generally, helicopters used for such tours in the Everest region have a seating capacity of 4 to 6 passengers, including the pilot. This allows for a small group of individuals to experience the breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas and land at a designated viewpoint near Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar for a brief exploration. It's important to note that the weight distribution on the helicopter may also be a factor, and the total number of passengers may be adjusted accordingly to ensure safety and operational requirements.

The Everest helicopter tour is undoubtedly worth it for those seeking a unique and awe-inspiring experience of the Everest region. It offers a remarkable opportunity to witness the majestic Himalayas, including Everest, from a breathtaking aerial perspective. The convenience of a helicopter allows for a shorter duration and avoids the physical demands of trekking to Everest Base Camp. The tour provides an up-close view of the towering peaks, glaciers, and dramatic landscapes, offering a truly unforgettable adventure. While it may come at a higher cost than traditional trekking options, the incredible sights, the thrill of the helicopter flight, and the ability to land near Everest Base Camp make it a remarkable and worthwhile experience for many

The cost of a Mount Everest helicopter tour can vary depending on several factors, including the tour operator, duration of the tour, inclusions, and additional services provided. Generally, a Mount Everest helicopter tour can range from $800 to $2,000 per person. The price typically covers the helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp or a nearby viewpoint like Kala Patthar and back, along with a landing for a brief exploration. Some tour packages may also include additional services such as hotel transfers, permits, meals, and guide services. It's important to research and compare prices from different tour operators to find the best deal while considering the reputation, safety record, and quality of services provided.

Actual Adventure has a track record of 100% Everest trek success. We are a Destination Management Company (DMC) where travellers from different countries benefit from our premium tours and trekking services.

We operate the Everest base camp trek on fixed departures where we set the best guide, porters, and number of people for this trekking. We have fixed departures for Everest trekking this Spring and coming Autumn months.

Learn more about availability and departures of Everest base camp trekking and helicopter return for ten days. Contact our tour manager Mr. Kedar Neupane

You can also contact to our manager Mr. Kedar Neupane at +977 9851012358 or

E-mail at info@actual-adventure.com and adventure.actual@gmail.com

Additional Information

Please contact us for your customized departures and check available trip start dates and costs for EBC. 

Fixed Departure Tour to Everest Base Camp Helicopter for 2023/2024/2025

For the months of September, October, November and December 2023 and March, April, May and September, October, November and December Early Bird Discount offer is available for the year 2024& 2025. We have prepared almost Every day fixed departure with compatible schedule" So Buck Up" it's Only USD 1499 Per Person for the Booking of minimum 2 Pax and more.

We have almost Every day Departure to Everest Base Camp tour during the main season. To check guaranteed flights date - Call now us in Mobile for Private charter or group joining flight (+977) 985121258 (24 hrs on WhatsApp)

Best time to travel

 

The best time to trek to Everest Base Camp is spring i.e. (from March to May) or during autumn i.e. (September to December) the temperature in these seasons guarantees promising and breathtaking views. However temperature reaches below 0 in December yet we can enjoy the mesmerizing views.

Trip start dates and costs

Please contact us for your customized departures and check available trip start dates and costs for EBC. 

 

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour FAQS

1) How can the middle ones enjoy the view when there are 5 / 6 person on Board?

-Even though we fly 5/6 Pax from Kathmandu, we will do two shuttles with each 3 Pax from Pheriche (Place in Everest Region). If you are more than 3 there will be two flights from Pheriche to EBC each carrying not more than 3/3 persons. This allows you to enjoy the Great views from your Seats.

2) What kind of Helicopter is used for the Tour? 

- Air Bus 350 Series will be used for the tour making

3) What is the Weight limit? 

- The Passenger Weight limit from Kathmandu to Lukla is 450 Kg’s in Total. While the weight limit is Only 210 KG’s in Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar. This is another region for making two shuttles from Pheriche for more than 3 Pax.

4) What kind of Clothes do we need on the Tour? 

- Everest is cold but at the same time it’s sunny and very windy. During the winter months, September – February, You will need warm clothes with thermal worn inside. Make sure you have something that blocks wind too. Gloves, Sun Glasses, Neck Mufflers, Nice comfortable warm shoes, are other important things not to forger. Before leaving the Hotel, you might want to put cold cream in your face. 

While, during the summer months, March – August, Warm clothes with wind stoppers and nice shoes can work. Sunglasses and face cream should not be forgotten. 

We suggest, ask us the weather and climate updates before you leave your home country

5) What time does the tour starts and how long does it ends? 

- The Tour Starts at 07:00 AM in the Morning. The Tour Lasts for 3.5 – 4 Hours. Kindly confirm your tour timing 1 day before your tour date. The tour time may vary depending upon weather/political and various situation.

6) Has any helicopter landed on Everest?

Mount Everest summit landing. On May 14, 2005, at 07:08 NPT in the early morning (01:23 UTC), Delsalle set the world record for highest altitude landing of a helicopter when his Eurocopter AS350 Squirrel touched down on the 8,848 m (29,029 ft) summit of Mount Everest

When you get there

Know before you go

• The maximum number of passengers is 3 (maximum combined weight of 250 kg)

• Please carry a passport or government issued ID card for each participant to check-in

• Please bring a warm down jacket and gloves to protect yourself from the cold (temperatures may drop up to -20 degrees Celsius at Kala Patthar) and sunglasses

• It is recommended that you bring a smart phone or camera to take photos

Trip Reviews (4)

Beautiful Experience!

 

I did EBC and Kalapathhar Helicopter tour and it was the best journey of my life. I will cherish the moment for forever. Thank you to the entire wonderful management team of Everest Base Camp Trekking Tours. 

 

Ella Arnold

16th Jun, 2022


Amazing Experience!

 The Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar Helicopter ride was one of the most enthralling experiences of my life time. The views were just breathtakingly beautiful and I wished I could hold the moment forever.  Thank you Everest Base Camp Trekking Tours for such amazing experiences and wonderful management. 

Amy Whalen

16th Jun, 2022


Lovely and Wonderful ride to Everest!

It was my dream to step in the land where the highest summit stands and finally my lifelong dream has came true and very thanks to the entire team of Everest base camp trekking tours. You guys were amazing, kind and very generous. The entire view from the helicopter was mind-blowing and since I had very little time left in Nepal this time, I will surely come back again for EBC Trek and will join you guys for sure. 

Harlow Simpson

16th Jun, 2022


Adventure and Fun, EBC and Kalapatthar Helicopter tour!

My Everest Base Camp Kalapatthar Helicopter ride was such an amazing experience. It was short, sweet and memorable. The views were truly breathtaking and the place was heaven on earth! I really appreciate the services of Everest Base Camp Trekking Tours and very thankful for their warm hospitality. 

Maryam Monson

16th Jun, 2022


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