Everest Luxury Trek With Helicopter Tour

Explore the Premium Everest Trek With Helicopter Return
Duration8 Days
Trip GradeEasy
CountryNepal
Maximum Altitude5545 M
Group Size2-10
StartsKathmandu
EndsKathmandu
ActivitiesTrekking/Hiking/Helicopter tour
Best TimeMarch-May & Sep-Dec

Everest Luxury Trek With Helicopter Tour, Are you eager for an exploratory tour in Nepal but only have a short period to spare? Would you like to see the spectacular Himalayas up close without walking on the full Everest Base Camp Trek? As a trekking adherent, your answer is certainly a booming YES!

For this, we suggest you do the Everest Luxury Trek with a Helicopter Tour with us. This trip is ideal
for Nepal Trekking with a helicopter tour over Everest. An Everest luxury trek with a helicopter ride offers cherished memories of the fabulous natural sceneries and rich Sherpa culture, tradition, and lifestyle.

Hovering like a hawk above 18,000 ft., the Everest Base Camp with helicopter tour is perhaps one of the most blissful experiences you can ever have in a lifetime! A helicopter ride over Everest provides a relaxed way to enjoy splendid aerial views of the snow-covered mountains.

The Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Tour is initiated with a city tour around the Kathmandu Valley, where you'll visit numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal. Specifically, you'll sightsee the Monkey Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Bouddhanath Stupa. Moreover, you can also choose for a Chandragiri Hill Day Tour.

These UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal showcase the country's architectural, religious, sculptural, and cultural prosperity. They are also important from an archaeological viewpoint. For anyone concerned in studying the ancient Bagmati civilization, these landmarks provide important understandings and information.

As soon as you have your Nepal trekking gear ready, the next day you take a morning domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. However short, the flight offers spectacular sceneries of the mountains, hills, and plains.

Your Everest adventure tour starts directly from Lukla, known as the entrance to the Everest Base Camp Trek, or Everest Gokyo Lakes Trek. Following the regular EBC Trek route, you move to Phakding, and the next day to Namche Bazar.

During the Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Tour itinerary, adaptation day is planned at Namche Bazaar. This day not only helps in adjusting to the altitude and averting Acute Mountain Sickness but also provides chances for short treks around Namche Bazaar. You can sightsee attractions like the Sherpa Museum or visit the Sagarmatha National Park Office in Monzo.

If you want to experience the Everest adventure trek, you can trek to Khumjung Village or any other Sherpa villages where the truly friendly mountain people of Nepal live. You can also visit hundreds of years old Tibetan Buddhist monasteries of the Khumbu Region.

To experience the Everest adventure trek, you can walk to Khumjung Village or other Sherpa villages, where you'll meet the honestly welcoming mountain people of Nepal. Moreover, you can sightsee centuries-old Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the Khumbu Region.

On the succeeding day, you'll take a helicopter ride from Namche Bazaar, flying nearby to the world's highest summits. The helicopter will land at Kalapatthar, a famous vantage point in the Everest Region Trek.

The Everest helicopter tour with a landing at Kalapatthar offers an exclusive opportunity to observe the Everest summit emerging from the nearby grand peaks. Even with a short landing, you can capture plentiful photos with the smiling massifs as your background.

Likewise, at the Gokyo Lakes, you'll be enclosed by the immense Himalayas, making a blissful landscape. The greenish-blue waters of these glacial lakes appear to smile in the brisk wind. Subsequently, your helicopter returns to Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla. Later spending the night in Lukla, you will fly back to Kathmandu the following day.

The Everest Luxury Trek is the eventual Nepal visit package, offering spectacular scenery with slight physical effort. It offers a rich experience of Sherpa culture and tradition, collectively with magnificent views of snowy mountains, glacial lakes, icefalls, green hills, and Himalayan valleys.

Mount Everest Helicopter Tour is one of the luxury tours in Nepal. It’s a lifelong memory of a luxury tour with an adventure trek in the Everest Region. The charge of the Everest Helicopter Luxury Trek includes first-class accommodation, travel, and food services for the complete trip. You'll stay in a five-star hotel in Kathmandu and extravagant lodges in the mountain area.

Best Time for Everest Trek with Helicopter Tour

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is accessible year-round, but winter and summer weather conditions can be changeable. Poor visibility during these times can disturb flights between Kathmandu and Lukla for some days or even weeks.

Rest guaranteed, weather conditions classically don't remain opposed all day, letting you reach your destination in just 30 minutes when the climate clears. You can plan other events based on the day's weather circumstances. Nevertheless, we recommend you to spare a couple of days while doing Everest Camp Trek with Helicopter Return.

Spring (March-May) and autumn (September – October) are the best times for Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Tour. On clear days, the skies offer outstanding visibility, letting you see the enormous and grand Himalayas shining in the sunlight.

Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Tour is the best time for witnessing the Sagarmatha National Park wrapped by rhododendron flowers. Autumn is the best time for festival treks in Nepal. You can observe the Mani Rimdu Festival this season by making a tailor-made Everest Trek.

How difficult is the Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Tour?

Trek difficulty is determined by altitude, walking hours, food and accommodation, condition of Nepal trekking routes, and the trekking guide. Don’t worry about the trekking guides, food, and accommodation services because it’s our responsibility.

Talking about attitude, you will spend a couple of nights at Namche Bazar that’s at 11,280 ft. you trek to Everest View Hotel which is 3,880 meters in height.  To cope with the altitude sickness difficulty, Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Return has a day’s acclimatization at Namche Bazar.

The Everest trekking route is deep-rooted and frequently toured in Nepal, easing any concerns about its condition. Local public and tourism operators confirm that the tracks remain in excellent shape, on time addressing any damages that may happen.

Beginner trekkers in the Himalayas can overcome the Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Return struggle with ease. Our skilled trekking guides will take every precaution to alleviate any challenges along the way.

Everest Luxury Trek  with Helicopter Tour Highlights

  • Both Everest Trek and Everest Helicopter Tour at the same time
  • The tailor-made trip is suitable for beginners and senior citizens.
  • Less trekking difficulty
  • Possible throughout the year
  • Previous trekking experience is not mandatory but if it is, beneficial.
  • The habit of regular jogging or light exercises is enough for doing this trek.
  • Biodiversity of the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nepal
  • Everest View Hotel, one of the highest-placed five-star hotels in the world
  • The Yeti Skull of Khumjung Monastery
  • The Sherpa Museum of Namche Bazaar
  • Sherpa Culture and Tradition more like Tibetan Buddhist culture and tradition
  • Aerial view of most of the world’s highest mountains from Manaslu (8,156m) to Kanchanjunga (8,586m)
  • Suitable for those having less time and desiring less walking
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On the arrival day, our representative receives you at the Tribhuvan International Airport, the only international of Nepal in operation. Then, you will be relocated to the hotel.

In the leisure time, you can go around Thamel Bazar on your own. It is time for packing things for the Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Return

After you have breakfast, our tour guide receives you and lead for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour. He/She guides you through four of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites out of seven in the Capital City.

Particularly, you go around the Monkey Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Bouddhanath Stupa. Visiting these sites is also known as National Geography Highlighted Tour. These sites carry both cultural importance and artistic beauty besides being an example of religious tolerance of Nepal.

This is the day you fly from Kathmandu to Lukla to begin Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Tour 8 days package.

In the morning, you will be picked up from the hotel and transported to the Kathmandu Airport. Morning flight to Everest Region rewards you with the picturesque view of the Himalayas, Hills, and Plain of the Terai. The looming mountains from Manaslu (8,156m) to Kanchanjunga (8,586m), lush valleys, green hills, and high placed villages make y our flight more worthy.

As the plane reaches closer to the Tenzing Hillary Airport or Lukla Airport, the wonders of the Khumbu Region make you forget everything else.

Taking a short rest at Lukla, you begin trekking towards Phakding following the trekking route of EBC Trek.  You go across a few suspension bridges over the Mountain Rivers, and a few Sherpa villages. It is here you can see a true reflection of Nepali Sherpa culture, tradition, and lifestyle.

Have your breakfast while inhaling the fresh mountain air and observing the snowcapped peaks of Everest Region. Then, the Everest trekking route leads you further towards Namche Bazar, the Sherpa Capital of the Khumbu Region. On the way, you go past some pastoral villages located inside the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nepal. By crossing the Hillary Suspension Bridge, you follow a slightly steep rugged trail penetrating through the national park. Occasional glimpses of the Himalayan animals and birds inside the rhododendron, fir, and pine forests entertain you more.

Walking for about 4 hours, you reach Namche Bazar, the number 1 town of the Khumbu Region. This town has been one of the infrastructures of Everest tourism industry that has served thousands of national and international trekkers and mountain enthusiasts every year. You find all the modern amenities from quality cafes to ATM booths and a five star hotel as well in this mountain town

Today is the acclimatization day of Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter Return. This day is allocated so that you can better be familiar with the high altitude climate and develop immunity to cope with the Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).

To spend this leisure day, you have a few things to do for a lifelong memory. Don’t miss out breakfast or lunch at Everest View Hotel, the only five star hotel of Everest Region. Take a short trek around Namche Bazar to reach Everest View Hotel that is located inside Sagarmatha National Park.

Besides luxury services, this hotel has a characteristic that you can see Mt. Everest (8,848.86m) from every room of it. Then, you can trek to Khumung Village to observe the Yeti Skull kept inside the Khumjung Monastery.

Likewise, you can visit the Sherpa Museum of Namche Bazar to catch sight of photos of Hillary and Tenzing of the 1953 Everest Expedition. The Hall of Fame is a gallery of the Sherpa climbers who have reached the Everest Summit in various times.

Optionally, you can visit the Sagarmatha National Park office to know about the biodiversity of this Himalayan conservation center. It is much more useful to researchers and students to collect information for their project.

This is the main attraction of 8-day Everest Luxury Trek with Helicopter as you are to take a helicopter ride over the Everest. The pilot operates the helicopter at a comfortable speed so as to let you observe the looming mountains from the closest distance. He introduces you with the major peaks, icefalls, glacial lakes, and cultural sites as you see from the flight. For nature lovers, can there be anything more memorable than flying like a bird and witnessing the world’s highest mountains?

Everest Helicopter Tour with landing at Kalapatthar is the best option to have the closest sights of the Everest Summit from overland.  But Helicopter ride without landing also rewards you with the splendid aerial view of the soaring peaks, glacial lakes, and lush valleys.

Having a bird’s eye view of the turquoise Gokyo Lakes is another attraction of EBC Trek with Helicopter Return. Gokyo Ri (5,357m), Gokyo Village, and majestic mountains is the most pleasant experience one can ever have in a lifetime!

Finally, you return to Namche Bazar and spend the last night at a luxury hotel.

After having breakfast, you take a morning flight to Kathmandu by enjoying the same aerial view you had during the first flight. Capture the view of the gorgeous mountains, hills, glacial lakes, icefalls, Sherpa villages for the last time of this trip.

After you land at the Kathmandu Airport, you will be relocated to the hotel. In the leisure time, explore Basantapur Durbar Square or go for shopping the handicraft products of Nepal. The choice is all yours!

We invite you for farewell dinner at some cultural restaurant around Thamel. You will really enjoy the typical Nepali food with cultural shows.

As per your return flight schedule, our member staff takes you to the Kathmandu Airport. Have a wonderful journey! We would also love to assist you to make another tour or trekking in Nepal next time.

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Included
  • All kind of the Transport by Private vehicle
  • Three Nights Hotel Accommodations with five star category,
  • Tour and Trekking Guide with support Crew (Porter)
  • Heritage Entry fee while you are in sightseein,
  • Three Time food during the trek
  • Luxury Accommodationduring the Himalayan trek
  • Food, Insurance, Accommodations for Trekking Crew,
  • Namche to Gokyo Everest base camp helicopter flight price
  • Round Trip flight fare from Kathmandu & Lukla
  • Trekking Equipment (sleeping bag,Down Jecket & Trekking stick) if required
Excluded
  • International flight fare
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal Nature Expensense
  • Visa fee
  • Tips for Trekking staff (Tour & Trekking Guide & Porter)
FAQs

To book the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, you can follow these steps:

Research Tour Operators: Look for reputable tour operators or helicopter companies that offer the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Read reviews, compare prices, and check their safety record.

Contact the Tour Operator: Reach out to your chosen tour operator through their website, email, or phone number to inquire about availability, pricing, and any specific requirements.

Confirm the Details: Once you have selected a suitable date and received the necessary information, confirm the tour details with the tour operator. Provide them with any required personal details or preferences they may need.

Payment: Depending on the tour operator, you may be required to make a payment to secure your booking. Follow their payment instructions, which can usually be done online or through other accepted methods.

Get Confirmation: After making the payment, you will receive a confirmation of your booking, which may include important details such as the meeting point, time, and any additional instructions.

It is important to book your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour in advance, especially during peak seasons, as availability can be limited.

What should I wear and bring for the helicopter tour?

For the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, it is recommended to wear comfortable and layered clothing to adapt to changing weather conditions. Here’s a short list of what you should wear and bring:

Layered Clothing: Wear a base layer, such as moisture-wicking t-shirts or thermal tops, followed by a warm mid-layer like a fleece or down jacket. Bring a waterproof and windproof outer layer.

Pants and Shorts: Opt for comfortable pants or trekking pants. You may also consider bringing shorts if the weather permits.

Footwear: Wear sturdy and comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots with good traction. It’s also essential to wear warm socks.

Hat and Gloves: Bring a warm hat and gloves to protect you from the cold, especially at higher altitudes.

Sunglasses and Sunscreen: Protect your eyes and skin from the sun’s UV rays by wearing sunglasses and applying sunscreen with a high SPF.

Backpack: Carry a small backpack to keep your essentials like a water bottle, camera, snacks, and personal items.

Water Bottle and Snacks: Stay hydrated during the tour by bringing a water bottle. Additionally, pack some energy bars or snacks to keep your self-energized.

Camera or Phone: Don’t forget to bring a camera or a smartphone to capture the stunning views during the tour.

Remember to check with your tour operator if they have any specific recommendations or requirements regarding clothing and equipment for the helicopter tour.

Yes, there are potential health concerns and altitude-related risks during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The tour involves flying to high altitudes, where the air is thin and the oxygen levels are lower. Altitude sickness can affect individuals differently, and symptoms can range from mild to severe, including headache, nausea, dizziness, and fatigue.

It is important to be aware of the potential risks and take necessary precautions. It is recommended to acclimatize properly before the tour by spending a few days at higher altitudes. Staying hydrated, avoiding strenuous physical exertion, and listening to your body are crucial to minimize the risk of altitude sickness.

If you experience severe symptoms or discomfort during the tour, inform the pilot or guide immediately. They will be trained to handle such situations and can provide assistance or take appropriate actions to ensure your safety. It’s always recommended to consult with a healthcare professional before engaging in activities at high altitudes, especially if you have any pre-existing medical conditions.

Please note that the specific health concerns and risks can vary for each individual, and it’s essential to assess your own health condition and consult with professionals to make an informed decision about participating in the helicopter tour.

Yes, it is possible to combine the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with a trek to Everest Base Camp. Many tour operators offer packages that include both the helicopter tour and a trekking adventure to Everest Base Camp. This allows you to experience the thrill of the scenic helicopter flight and also immerse yourself in the trekking experience, enjoying the beauty of the Everest region up close. The helicopter tour can be a convenient and time-saving way to reach or return from Everest Base Camp, adding an extra dimension to your overall adventure.

Meals or snacks are not typically provided during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The duration of the tour is relatively short, usually lasting around 3 to 4 hours, and it primarily focuses on the scenic flight experience rather than including a meal break. It is recommended to have a meal or snack before the tour to keep yourself energized and satisfied during the flight. However, you can bring your own snacks or energy bars to enjoy during the journey, ensuring you have something to eat if needed.

Yes, during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, there is typically a pilot or guide who provides commentary throughout the flight. They will offer insights about the landmarks, mountains, and notable features you encounter during the tour. The pilot or guide will share interesting facts, stories, and historical information about the region, adding depth to your experience and enhancing your understanding of the surrounding landscape. Their commentary adds to the educational and immersive aspect of the tour.

Yes, you are typically allowed to take photographs or videos during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Capturing the breathtaking views and memorable moments is encouraged and adds to the overall experience. Remember to bring a camera or a smartphone with sufficient battery life and memory to capture the stunning vistas and share your journey with others. However, it’s important to follow any guidelines provided by the tour operator regarding the use of photography equipment during the flight to ensure the safety and comfort of all passengers.

During the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, you can expect to see stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range, including several prominent peaks and glaciers. The tour provides an opportunity to witness the majestic beauty of Mount Everest, as well as other notable peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and more. You’ll also have a chance to admire the vastness of the Khumbu Glacier and the rugged landscapes of the Everest region. The aerial perspective offers a unique and awe-inspiring experience, showcasing the grandeur of the world’s highest mountains and the surrounding Himalayan terrain.

During the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, there may be stops or breaks depending on the specific itinerary and tour operator. Typically, the tour includes a brief stop at a scenic location near Everest Base Camp, allowing passengers to disembark, stretch their legs, and take in the breathtaking surroundings. The duration of the stop can vary but is usually kept relatively short to ensure the tour stays on schedule. However, it’s important to note that the availability of stops or breaks may vary among different tour operators, so it’s advisable to inquire about this specific detail when booking your tour.

Yes, there are typically weight restrictions for passengers on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The weight restrictions vary depending on the specific helicopter model and tour operator. It is important to check with the tour operator beforehand to ensure you meet any weight requirements and to allow them to allocate the appropriate seating arrangements for a safe and balanced flight.

For the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, it is recommended to wear comfortable and layered clothing to adapt to changing weather conditions. Here’s a short list of what you should wear and bring:

Layered Clothing: Wear a base layer, such as moisture-wicking t-shirts or thermal tops, followed by a warm mid-layer like a fleece or down jacket. Bring a waterproof and windproof outer layer.

Pants and Shorts: Opt for comfortable pants or trekking pants. You may also consider bringing shorts if the weather permits.

Footwear: Wear sturdy and comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots with good traction. It’s also essential to wear warm socks.

Hat and Gloves: Bring a warm hat and gloves to protect yourself from the cold, especially at higher altitudes.

Sunglasses and Sunscreen: Protect your eyes and skin from the sun’s UV rays by wearing sunglasses and applying sunscreen with a high SPF.

Backpack: Carry a small backpack to keep your essentials like a water bottle, camera, snacks, and personal items.

Water Bottle and Snacks: Stay hydrated during the tour by bringing a water bottle. Additionally, pack some energy bars or snacks to keep yourself energized.

Camera or Phone: Don’t forget to bring a camera or a smartphone to capture the stunning views during the tour.

Remember to check with your tour operator if they have any specific recommendations or requirements regarding clothing and equipment for the helicopter tour.

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a scenic flight experience that takes you on a helicopter journey to the Everest Base Camp, the starting point for climbers attempting to summit Mount Everest. It allows you to enjoy breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, and provides an opportunity to witness the majestic beauty of the region without the need for trekking or climbing.

During the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, various safety measures are taken to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience. These measures may include:

Experienced Pilots: The tour is conducted by skilled and licensed helicopter pilots with extensive training and experience in mountainous terrain.

Regular Maintenance: Helicopters undergo regular maintenance and inspections to ensure they are in optimal condition and meet safety standards.

Safety Briefings: Passengers receive pre-flight safety briefings that cover important information, emergency procedures, and the proper use of safety equipment.

Weather Monitoring: The tour operator closely monitors weather conditions and makes flight decisions based on safety guidelines, ensuring flights are conducted in favorable weather conditions.

Emergency Equipment: Helicopters are equipped with emergency equipment, including first aid kits, oxygen systems, and communication devices, to handle any unforeseen circumstances.

Communication: Pilots maintain regular communication with the ground control and have access to emergency services if needed.

Compliance with Regulations: The tour operator adheres to aviation regulations and safety protocols established by relevant authorities.

These safety measures are implemented to prioritize the well-being and security of passengers throughout the helicopter tour.

There are typically no strict age restrictions for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. However, it’s important to consider the comfort and safety of all passengers, especially younger children and elderly individuals. It is advisable to check with the tour operator or Helicopter Company for any specific age recommendations or guidelines they may have in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone on board.

No, you do not need any previous climbing or trekking experience for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The tour is specifically designed for individuals who want to experience the beauty of the Everest region without the physical challenges of trekking or climbing. It is a scenic flight experience that allows you to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, without the need for any specialized skills or prior mountain experience.

Yes, you can see Mount Everest from the helicopter during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The tour is designed to provide passengers with stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range, and Mount Everest is one of the highlights. Depending on the weather conditions and visibility, you will have the opportunity to witness the majestic peak of Mount Everest from the helicopter, creating a memorable and awe-inspiring experience.

The helicopter on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour typically flies at varying altitudes depending on the specific itinerary and the areas being covered. However, it generally reaches altitudes ranging from 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) to 5,500 meters (18,000 feet) above sea level. This allows passengers to get a spectacular aerial view of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Everest.

The best time of year to take the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is during the spring and autumn seasons. These seasons, specifically from March to May and September to November, offer stable weather conditions, clear skies, and better visibility, allowing for stunning views of the Himalayas and Mount Everest. It is advisable to avoid the monsoon season (June to August) due to heavy rainfall and the winter months (December to February) due to extreme cold and potential weather disruptions.

The maximum number of passengers allowed on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour depends on the specific helicopter and tour operator. Generally, it can accommodate around 4 to 6 passengers, including the pilot. However, it’s important to check with the tour operator for the exact passenger limit of the specific helicopter being used.

The duration of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour typically lasts around 3 to 4 hours, including the time spent for flying to the base camp, exploring the area, and returning to the starting point.

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