Are you planning to witness the world’s highest mountain peaks from Kalapatthar? This can be only possible with either by trekking 14 days following the footprints of legends Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay sherpa or by helicopter charter. Everest Base camp helicopter day tour is trending and popular among the luxury travelers who do not have much time for trekking and hiking to Khumbu region.
Everest Base Camp in a chartered chopper is the best way to explore the eight thousands mountain peaks just within few hours flight from Kathmandu to Kalapatthar. During the tour, you will be flying from Kathmandu Domestic terminal to Lukla. The helicopter will be stopping there for fueling and then fly to Kalapatthar. The flight goes over the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and Khumbu glacier to reach Kalapatthar (best Everest view point).
You will be staying just 5-10 minutes at Everest Base Camp because of altitude threat. Then, you will be landing at Syangboche (Hotel Everest View) for breakfast and fly back to Lukla for fueling. Then the helicopter is back to Kathmandu and the lifetime experience of Everest helicopter tour ends.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Day Tour Itinerary
- 5:30 AM wake up time and transfer to Kathmandu Domestic airport
- 6:00 AM Airport check in
- 6:30 AM Kathmandu Lukla Flight about 45 minutes to reach Lukla Airport
- Lukla Everest Base camp
- Everest base Camp to Syangboche (Hotel Everest View for breakfast)
- Syangboche – Lukla – Kathmandu Transfer to hotel from kathmandu Domestic airport.