Get up-close-and-personal with the traditional cultures of the Himalayan people on a full-day tour that includes a privileged helicopter flight above Mount Everest and a trek to the Everest base camp. You will be transfered to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Airport for the start of your flight over the world’s highest mountain range. Fly within 200 meters of Mt. Everest and many other mountains.
Make a brief landing at Lukla to refuel before heading to the airstrip in Syangboche (12,340 feet). Before touching down in Syangboche, swoop around the Khumbu region for aerial views of the magnificent Himalayan peaks. After landing in Syangboche, explore the majestic Solukhumbu region. Trek to the base camp of Kala Patthar, enjoying 360-degree panoramic views of the world’s tallest mountains from ground level.
Early morning depart from respective hotels in Kathmandu and get transferred to Kathmandu domestic airport for mind blowing and wonderful heli flight towards Everest base camp.
From the start taking off from Kathmandu airport panorama of green hills and Kathmandu valley with awesome parallel range of snow capped mountains towards west Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Jugal Himal as the flight continues more views of Nepal mid east and far eastern Himalayan peaks of Mt. Gaurishankar, Melung Tse, Numbur, Cho-Oyu and Mt. Everest, Lhotse and as far to Mt. Makalu.
Reaching at Lukla 2,820 meters high a moderate size town the gateway to Everest for trekkers and mountaineers, from here views of Kwangde peak as the flight continues heading at famous Namche Bazaar 3,440 meters high “Sherpa Capital” with all modern facilities banks, ATM machine, hotels, restaurants, shops, stores, cyber café with government offices offering tremendous views of Thramasarku, Kwangde, Mt. Everest, Lhotse and majestic Mt.Ama Dablam.
After Namche heading to a scenic and renowned spot at Tyangboche Monastery located at 3,867 meters high with panorama of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Lhotse Shar, Kangtega, Tharmasarku, Kwangde with close views of stunning peak of Ama Dablam, a brief visit of monastery with Lams (priest) on prayer, where all expeditions group takes blessing here for safe climbing.
From here heading at Pheriche where the tree lines fades in the barren, arid country Pheriche at 4,230 meters high with many lodges to serve the trekkers and this place with HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association) small health post.
With a short stop here taking off to our main destination at Everest Base Camp at 5,367 meters high with views of notorious Khumbu ice falls and glaciers, during climbing season this place is flooded with camping tents and climbers.
After an exciting moment a short flight stopping at mid way of Kalapathar where views of Mt. Everest can be seen at close distance with Mt. Pumori towards North.
Having short fascinating time here continue flight back to Kathmandu and transfer back to hotel after a wonderful and overwhelming time for about 3 hours in the world highest Everest area with great service of Everest Vacation.