Helicopter Flight to EBC
Flying up in the land of peace, prosperity and harmony: its lifetime momentum in Nepal. Nepal is the peace-loving, friendly and naturally beautiful land where you can explore wide varieties of flora, fauna, unique and real birds, animals and plants. The Everest Region is the pride of Nepal. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is widely famous travel package carried out for a long time in Nepal. The Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp (EBC) from Kathmandu gives you best chance to observe beautiful Himalayan vistas of Everest region of Nepal.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Highlights
Landing on the most dangerous and highest altitude airport in the World: Lukla Airport
Aerial views of Kathmandu Valley, Namche Bazaar, Khumbu valley and traditional Sherpa villages
A glimpse of Mountain peaks: Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Pumori and many more
In the lively front view of Mt. Everest
Breakfast at Everest View Hotel
Helicopter lands at Kalapather hill adding excitement to the trip
Enthusiastic view of Glaciers and Icefall
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Overview
Heli tour to Everest is very comfort and short period tour. The history of travelling to Everest region started when Sir Edmund Hillary and his Sherpa guide Tenzing Sherpa climbed the Mt. Everest for the very first time. Not only this, but his team also constructed Lukla Airport to make trekkers and travellers easier for trekking to Everest region. The Airport is dangerous. The first thing is that it is the highest altitude airport in the World and next thing, it consists of a single runway that increases the difficulty for pilots. Overall, Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp is marvellous, exciting, and enthusiastic.
Imagine you’re standing in front of Mt. Everest. That snowy area, peaks would melt your heart: we, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Pvt. Ltd makes your dream come true. Tour package is available in the lowest and affordable price. Our reviews on google, trips advisor speak the fact about us. We care about quality, not quantity, and that’s the reason why we’re ahead than many helicopter travel companies in Nepal. Our team is friendly, cooperative and helpful.
The Heli tour to EBC starts early in the morning. Flying from Kathmandu Airport towards Lukla is lovely. The scenic views of the Kathmandu valley will refresh you. After refuelling at Lukla Airport, helicopter heads towards Namche Bazaar, Dingboche, Tengboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and finally lands at Kalapather hill which is the small hill at Everest Base Camp. If the weather doesn’t favour the tour, we land at the Everest Base Camp. Getting back is more exciting because we go to the Everest View Hotel. From the balcony of the hotel, you can observe an excellent piece of Mt. Everest shining with pride. Exploring the Himalayas of Nepal adds significant achievement in your life.
Weather Condition for Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp
Nepal experiences different types of seasons: summer, monsoon, spring and autumn. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a day tour and its carried out throughout the year. Overall comparison, spring and autumn are the best seasons for helicopter tours in Nepal.
Spring season (March-May) is moderate with mild temperature. The day temperature ranges around 16 degree Celsius whereas the night and morning temperature may go below minus degree. The visibility is clear with crystal clear sky.
Monsoon season (June-September) is not suitable for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour because of unclear weather and poor visibility. But, still many people are going for the tour during these months. These days the travel companies check the weather in details and make the helicopter tour possible even in this season.
Autumn (October-December) season is the king of all the seasons in Nepal. The weather ranges from 20 degrees to -10 degree in including Everest Base Camp. So, it’s moderate weather with cherry blossom flowers and greenery all around. The snow-capped mountain ranges views are mind-blowing.
Tips for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Before planning for a helicopter tour to the Everest region, make sure you choose a good travel company. Joining us, you will get the tour only at USD 910. Also, you should check the availability of emergency oxygen cylinder. Keeping in mind, all the places that you fly will boost your trip. Also, make sure to make sweet video and capture photographs for the future remembrance.
Safety Notes for a Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp
Fasten your seat belt
Don’t stand and change your seat during the helicopter Flight
Smoking is not allowed during the flight, be prepared for it
Wait in the helipad until and unless you don’t get any command from pilots. It is because sometimes, the pilots re-position the helicopter in its helipad.
Clothing and preparation for EBC Helicopter Tour
Keep in mind that the Everest region is always cold with the unpredictable weather condition. Proper attire is necessary for the tour. Last year, many travellers fell ill due to miss management of clothing. So, we highly recommend you to carry the following clothing items for the Helicopter tour to Everest region:
Warm trousers and jackets
Shoes and boots with sunglasses and sun cream
Gloves and hat
Comfortable pant with innerwear trousers
How far do we reach in the helicopter tour?
Flying from Kathmandu International Airport ( 1,400 m), we reach up to Kalapather hill (5,545 m). If the weather is not in our support, then the helicopter lands at Everest Base Camp ( 5,364 m). Note that Kalapather is a small hill at the Everest Base Camp.
How are the pilots? Are they Expert, friendly and experience?
Pilots in our flight are expert with decades of experience in the field. They keep on commenting about different places that you visit making your trip more interesting and fun. They are friendly and humble nature people.
Is there presence of oxygen cylinder during the EBC Helicopter flight?
Oxygen cylinder is an essential item and we always care about it. Every flight that we carry out are provided with emergency oxygen cylinder.
How long do we stay at the Kalapather hill or the EBC?
You will be allowed to stay for 5 to 10 minutes depending upon your physical fitness. Staying longer may lead to altitude sickness. This time is enough for you to take pictures and videos of the surrounding area and Mt. Everest.