Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the ideal opportunity to see the Mount Everest and the surrounding mountains from close range & having breakfast at the Everest Base Camp. Everest Helicopter Tour is 3-4 hours tour and suits any level of the travelers. Everest Heli Tour is a luxurious way to the Himalayas. During the Helicopter tour in Everest, one can collect the mesmerizing views of the stunning mountains including Mount Everest, Amadablam, Pumori, Cho Oyu and more.
The journey starts from Kathmandu Airport, the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla itself is an amazing one where you will fly through the several big and the small settlements. The views of the landscapes, the green hills, and the forest look fabulous. In Lukla, the helicopter will stop for refueling. After then it will travel up to the Himalayas.
After the five minutes flight from Lukla, you can catch the mesmerizing view of Mount Everest and the neighboring mountains. Amadablam, probably the most beautiful mountain in the world looks stunning. As the altitude rises the views get only clearer. You can catch the stunning views of the mountains from your window.
The helicopter will stopover at Kalapatthar(5,545m.), one of the best places to see the mountains views including Everest. During the stop, you can capture your wonderful memories with Pumori, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde, Gaurishanker, Number and more. After that, you will fly back to Kathmandu via Pheriche or Lukla.
Starts 9:00 am in the morning and ends around 3:00 pm in the after noon.
It gets when you go up in the high mountains where the air is thin. Symptoms
Problem on breathing
Nausea and Vomiting
Fatigue/loss of energy
Loss of appetite
Techniques for preventing AMS
Walk slowly and take small breaks during the trekking
Drink more water and avoid alcohol
Take acclimatization days during the trek
Eat light and high-calorie diets, foods in rich potassium is recommend
Get prepare with the warms clothes
It is better to try some hiking before going the high altitude.
Some Medication Suggestion of AMS
Paracetamol and Ibuprofen for headaches
Anti-sickness medicines, like promethazine for nausea
Acetazolamide to prevent and treat high altitude sickness
Common AMS treatment
Descend down to the lower altitude and go up again once you feel better. If it does not improve even after descending or get worse then you should see the doctor.
Take the suggested medicine, take ibuprofen or paracetamol for a headache, if you feel sick then take anti-sickness medicines.
Always share your companions if you are not feeling well so that they can help you before it is too late.
Booking To book the trip, you can request through booking form on the trip or you can send us an email directly.
Payment While booking a trip with us, you can send us 10 % as advance via Bank Transfer/Western Union/ Credit Card. You can pay rest on arrival at our Kathmandu office.
Documents You are requested to provide a photocopy of the passport and Nepal visa. Also, please provide us 3 fresh passport size photographs.
Accommodation We will provide you 3-star category hotels in Kathmandu. During the trekking, you will be using the teahouses.
Foods Foods, you get during the trekking is safe and healthy. In the altitude, we recommend you to eat the local food and the vegetarian. Our guides are knowledgeable will take you to the best places for the food.
Water During the trekking, you can get the bottled water easily and it cost US$ 2 in the low elevations and US$ 3-4 in higher elevations. Next option would be, taking 1 or 2-liter water bottle plus the water purifier with you so that you can use tap or spring water.
Trekking staffs All of our trekking guides/porters are license holder, highly experienced and professionals and always dedicated to making your trip in the Himalayas an amazing one.
Flight Delays Sometimes flights delay to and from Lukla are expected. In the worst case, if you cannot fly in/out Lukla, then we will arrange the sharing helicopter which normally cost US$ 500 extra per person.
Responsible Tourism We believe in responsible tourism so we operate all of our trips on the responsible way. We always focus on minimising the negative environmental, social and economic impacts. We focus on creating greater economic benefits for the local community same time request all to preserve the beauty of mother nature.
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