Everest Close up is a charter helicopter tour to Mount Everest.
This is one of the most thrilling rides ever. Hovering up the valleys of the Khumbu region surrounded by snowcapped Himalayan peaks along with some of the highest mountain in the world, the view from the vantage point is exhilarating.
Once in the Everest Region, the helicopter will make a stop at a selected location, allowing you to enjoy, photograph &
savor the breathtaking view of the Mount Everest & the other great majestic peaks that surround it.
This is a rare and fascinating opportunity to embrace the Legendary Himalaya and discover ineffable beauty that is guaranteed to be one of the most mesmerizing experiences ever.
Total Time: 2.5-3 Hours including ground time. However, please note that helicopters in Nepal are primarily used for rescue purposes at higher altitude. If need arises and there is a call for rescue, the helicopters would need to make a rescue trip. Depending upon the rescue sometimes the guest might have to wait for more than 2 hours. The guests can meanwhile soak in the glory of the majestic Himalayas.
Transfer to the airport at 6am for the 6:30 flight
The flight takes off from the Kathmandu airport and first lands in Lukla(2860m/9831ft.) The flight then takes off for the mountain flight. On this trip you will see the Everest Base Camp (5364m/17595ft.), Mount Everest(8848m/17595ft.), & other peaks like Lhotse(8516m/27940ft.), Ama Dablam(6856m/22493ft.), etc. along with the Khumbu Glacier(7600m/24900ft.), Gokyo Lake etc. After the trip, the helicopter will land at Syangboche for meal at Everest View Hotel (The world’s highest placed hotel).
At the hotel, we sit out enjoying the panoramic views of Himalayan Mountains and celebrate the completion of our Everest adventure over a sumptuous breakfast. Once all the sightseeing trips are complete, the helicopter will return to Lukla for the refueling for few minutes and finally heads back to Kathmandu.
-Helicopter Charter Cost
Price does not include:
-All other costs not mentioned in Cost Include section