EBC Tour By Helicopter
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is truly magnificent adventure with incredible and awesome sight of pristine mountain peaks at close. World’s tallest mountain, the Mt. Everest is the prime attraction of the tour .Your journey starts from Kathmandu airport with a Helicopter moving eastwards, flying parallel to the Himalayan range, allowing magnificent vistas of the soaring Himalayan peaks. Our flight begins at around from Kathmandu domestic airport. Sometime the airport will not open until 7 am because of weather. You can enjoy the view of Kathmandu valley, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Dorjelakpa, Mt. Langsisa, Mt. Cho oyu, Mt. Gaurishankar, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt Everest, Mt. Pumorikhubu ice falls etc. When you will return from Everest base camp and kalapatthar landing you will stop for breakfast in Shyanboche. Syangboche offers a life time experience of viewing Himalayan peaks, Everest (8,848m), Amadablam (6,812m), Thamserku (6,623m), Khumbila (5,761m), Kwangde (6,011m) many other mountains. It provides excellent view of the changing colors of the mountains, experience rare wildlife right from the hotel courtyard such as Musk Deer, Pheasant, Tahar and more. It is known as the best place for mountain photography, filming, television and video documentaries. Syangboche has Everest View Hotel and is the highest situated hotel in the world. We will continue flight all the way to Mt Everest Base Camp and you will arrive nearby Everest and Land in kalapatther to take photo graph about 10/15 minute and fly out from there and landed at Syangboche, where you may have breakfast/coffee in the world’s highest elevation situated hotel Everest View. After enjoying view we will return to Kathmandu. The total flight hour will be three hours. You will be given extra time for breakfast, photography, viewing mountain etc so total duration will be 3+ hrs. After landing at Lukla for fueling you will fly to the airstrip in Syangboche (12,340ft) or if you wish to have breakfast at Everest View hotel, the helicopter will land at Hotel’s helipad. From Syangboche you may have sightseeing of Mt. Everest and all the magneficient Himalayas like Amadablam, Pumori, Lotse, Cho Oyu (8201m) in the Khumbu (Everest) region. Depending upon the crowd at the base camp, you will land either at Everest base camp or closer to Kalapattar for a quick photograph, after quick snaps and viewing mighty Himalayas including Mt. Everest, the helicopter will fly back to Shyangboche or Lukla and to Kathmandu respectavly. During the trip there will be a set of Oxygen and max regulator for emergency purpose. During the flight you will across the panoramic Himalaya ranges that are usually covered with snow. As you take off from Kathmandu, Mt. Langtang Lirung (7245m) looms before you. The helicopter turns east towards Mt.Gaurishanker and Everest. As you travel you will be watching unrestricted view of Gosaithan (8046m), Chhoba Bhamare (5496m), Gaurishanker (7134m), Melungtse (7161m), Chugimago (6259m) and then prominent peaks like Numbur (6957m) and Cho Oyu (8201m) appear as you approach Syangboche airstrip. From Syabgboche you can see the majestic Mt.Everest (8848m) and pictrique Amadablam (6812m).
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu airport (1,345m).
It’s a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. And as your plane hits the tarmac, Makalu Adventure Travels team member will meet and greet you at the airport and transfer to hotel. Welcome drinks will be served and over night at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour.
Kathmandu is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The city presents a wonderful mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence in the Valley. There will be a half day guided tour to the famous and biggest Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath, the largest Buddhist stupa in World Boudhanath, Royal palace and Swoyambhunath. At Evening, you will be briefed about your trip.
Day 03: Everest Explore by Helicopter: Early morning(05.30 am) drive to Airport.
Fly to Everest View Lodge and explore Himalaya range. You will have breakfast there. After few moment fly from Everest view lodge to Everest Base Camp (5200m) or Kalapather (5545m) landing. You will explore the mountains and photo session with great Mountain View around 15 to 30 minutes and around 08:50am fly from Everest Base Camp to Lukla and Continue fly to Kathmandu Airport. Transfer to hotel, evening you will have dinner program at Nepali traditional restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Departure Kathmandu.
After breakfast at hotel we will transfer you Kathmandu international airport for your flight to home.