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    • Enjoy the pleasant exciting thrills in the comfort of spacious Helicopter.
    • Panoramic views of Mt. Everest and Himalayan chain of snow-mountains.
    • A joy ride on the Himalayan blue sky overlooking tremendous landscape scenery.
    • Landing close to Everest base camp at the base of high Kalapathar view-point.
    • A perfect way to view Mt. Everest at close distance and surrounding mountains.

Everest Helicopter Flight tour, is an exciting thrill and breathtaking experience, with the backdrop of the unparalleled Himalayan Mountain range.

Over the past few decades, the Everest Helicopter Flight is gaining much popularity among visitors having limited time in Nepal. Where one can enjoy the opportunity to fly and land close to Mt. Everest within a few hours.

The best way to be close to Mt. Everest and adjoining peaks is in the comfort of a smooth Helicopter flight. All Destination Holidays has been running the Everest Helicopter Flight for the past few years, receiving excellent responses from our clients.

Everest Helicopter Flight and tour take you to the far mid-eastern Himalayas, facing fantastic views of the snow-mountain range. Includes dramatic scenery of Nepal's beautiful landscapes, rolling green hills and valleys dotted with rural villages and farm terraces.

The chopper slowly heads north with alluring views of Mt. Everest, and Lhotse as far as Mt. Makalu. Flying high above the main trekking trails of Everest base camp past lovely Sherpa villages and colorful Namche Bazaar.

Flying above the magnificent ridge top of Tengboche and its famous monastery amidst lovely forest surroundings. As the helicopter leads north flying high from Pheriche valley getting close to Everest base camp.

The pilot makes a swift turn around the base camp facing the stupendous views of massif Khumbu Ice-Fall and glaciers.

Finally, the chopper makes a soft landing below the high rocky hill of Kalapathar famous view spot. Enjoy the jaw-dropping views of Mt. Everest is at a mere distance from Lhotse, Nuptse, and Mt. Pumori.

Enjoy the glorious moments standing beneath the towering peaks of Everest and surrounding giant mountains. Leaving the spectacular viewpoint for a return flight to Kathmandu, after a great exciting thrill on Everest Helicopter Flight Tour.

Helicopter Model:

The most popular helicopter model for mountainous and Himalayan regions is AS Euro copter AS 350 and Ecureuil models. Much more efficient for smooth flights and safe landings on good available space. Seats for a maximum of 5 adult passengers as per altitude wise and temperatures on the landing site.

Ecureuil family namely AS 350 B 2 (2002 model), AS 350 B3 e (2012 model) & EC 130 B 4 (2002 model). Manufactured by Euro copter, France (a worldwide leader in civil and military helicopter production).

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

From 7 a.m. to maximum 11 a.m. air distance 160 k.m. / approx. 100 miles.

Morning 6: 30 a.m. All Destination Holidays staff receives you at the hotel for a short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport. After checking in with respective Helicopter Airlines, then a short walk to Helipad, greeted by airline staff and pilot.

Board in a small nice helicopter and get ready for an exciting joy ride, as soon the chopper lifts off. Grand bird's eye views of Kathmandu city and the valley along with an array of Himalayan peaks. Overlooking views of Manaslu, Ganesh, and Langtang Himal with Mt. Gaurishankar. The flight continues heading east, facing views of Cho-Oyu, Mt. Everest, and Lhotse with Mt. Makalu.

Sometimes the pilot might land at Lukla's famous Tenzing & Hillary Airport to drop fuels to make the chopper lighter. Which is important flying above high- altitude terrain, and flight resumes following above Dudh Koshi River. Then the pilot turns further north flying past Namche Bazaar and Tengboche Monastery, reaching the heart of Everest.

The captain makes a swift round of the base camp with an opportunity to view remorseless fields of ice and glacier. Facing close views of massive Khumbu Ice- Fall, and then finally makes a soft landing above Gorakshep.

The last settlement on route Everest base camp, stopping on the famous viewpoint at the top base of high Kalapathar Hill.

This was the famous spot where on December 4th, 2009, the world's highest Environment day meeting was held by ministers of Nepal.

An exciting viewpoint for jaw-dropping views of Mt. Everest and towering peaks that surround the scenic Helipad.

After a fabulous stop for spectacular views of Mt. Everest, a short flight for a possible stop at Everest View Hotel. Enjoy refreshing warm drinks facing Mt. Everest and magnificent Ama Dablam. Leaving the delightful place for a return journey to Kathmandu and a short landing at Lukla for re-fuel.

The Helicopter flight continues heading back to Kathmandu, after a glorious morning adventure on Everest Helicopter Flight Tour.

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    • Private transportation as size of a group from hotel to airport and vice-versa.
    • Breakfast at Everest Hotel, depending on trip cost, or on own expenses.

Doesn't Include

    • Last minute cancellation due to personal and medical reason, where no refund is entertained.
    • Personal items and warm gear as per the seasons.
    • Breakfast at Everest Hotel, if not included on trip cost.
    • Gratitude to drivers and guide if accompanied on Helicopter flight.
    • If the helicopter flight get canceled due to bad and unfavorable weather will try next morning or refund. But for transportation will be charged as the company policy and norms.


Frequently Asked Questions

Maximum of 5 passengers with one pilot, minimum of 2-3 passengers. For single person, it is like chartering the flight where cost comes higher than sharing with other passengers.

Yes, you can carry the packed breakfast, inform the hotel before you retire into your rooms in the night time. The next good place for breakfast is at Everest View Hotel before or after flying near Everest base camp.

Minimum of a week is needed to book the seat for this wonderful flight to Everest. But in some condition we allow booking a day before the tour departures if the seat is available.

Maximum of little more than an hour approx. 1:15 minutes and minimum of an hour to reach the Helipad for Everest view-point.

At least four, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Cho-Oyu with Mt. Makalu during the flight to Everest. On landing at the base of Kalapathar views of Mt. Everest and Lhotse with other high peaks of below 8,000 m.

On a clear fine morning views of world’s 3rd highest Mt. Kanchenjunga can be seen in the far eastern horizon.

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