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Everest Helicopter Tour

at 4500 US$

Everest Helicopter Tour (Nepal)

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Trip Overview

Nepal

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.

Includes

  • One Helicopter with Pilot and fuel
  • English speaking guide and his all expenses
  • Lunch

Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping
  • Anything does not mention above
  • Warm windproof jacket
  • Sunblock and sunhat
  • Camera

Best Seasons 

March-June

September- December

Permits
TIMS Card: US$ 10
National Park entry fee: US$ 33

Tourist Visa Information 

Visa Facility     Duration   Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days  US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Click here for more Nepal Visa details 

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

It gets when you go up in the high mountains where the air is thin.
Symptoms

  • Headache
  • Problem on breathing
  • Dizziness
  • 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
  • Avoid smoking
  • 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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