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Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour

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Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour
Trip Duration 1 Day
Max-Altitude 5545
Group Size 1-5
Start & End Point Kathmandu
Trip Difficulty Easy
Best Season Spring and Autumn
Trip Price
US$ 6000
US$ 5800 Per Person
Trip Introduction

Overview of Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour

Discover the magic and wonder of the Khumbu region with the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour. This aerial adventure offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to witness the breathtaking beauty of the world’s highest peaks, including Mount Everest, Shishapangma, Gaurishankar, Cho Oyu, and Makalu.

Highlights of Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour.

  1. Panoramic Gokyo Lakes Views: Discover the unseen beauty of the Gokyo Lakes from a unique aerial perspective on the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour, offering breathtaking views of these oligotrophic lakes set against the Himalayan peaks.
  2. Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri Landing: Experience the highlight of landing at Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri, where you’ll witness the world’s highest freshwater lake system, boasting tranquil surroundings and crystal-clear waters.
  3. Kalapatthar’s Spectacular Vantage Point: The helicopter tour’s journey to Kalapatthar provides an incredible vantage point to admire Mt. Everest, offering panoramic views of snow-capped mountains and the surrounding peaks.
  4. Breakfast at Everest View Hotel: Enjoy a unique dining experience with breakfast at the world’s highest hotel, Everest View Hotel, as part of the tour, surrounded by stunning landscapes and breathtaking mountain views.
  5. Cultural Insights: Gain valuable insights into the lifestyle, culture, and traditions of the Himalayan people during the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour, enriching your Himalayan adventure with cultural depth.
  6. Optimal Travel Months: Plan your visit during the best months – March, April, May, September, October, and November – for an optimal experience of the Everest Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour, with the flexibility of daily departures and private or sharing options.
  7. Focus on Safety and Satisfaction: Emphasizing safety and customer satisfaction, the tour offers a 100% full refund guarantee in case of unfavourable weather, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.
Trip Schedule

Itinerary of Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour

Accommodation Local Teahouse
Meals Breakfast

1. The Unseen Beauty of Gokyo Lakes

  • Begin your adventure with a panoramic perspective of the serene Gokyo Lakes, nestled in Sagarmatha National Park.
  • At an altitude of 4700m, these oligotrophic lakes provide stunning views of crystal-clear waters against a backdrop of towering Himalayan peaks.

2. Landing at Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri

  • A significant highlight of the tour is landing at Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri.
  • Enjoy a rare bird’s eye view of the world’s highest freshwater lake system, surrounded by tranquil settings and sparkling waters.

3. Continuing the Journey to Kalapatthar

  • Proceed to Kalapatthar, another highlight of the Everest and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour.
  • Located south of Mt. Pumori, Kalapatthar offers a fantastic vantage point to admire the majestic Mt. Everest and panoramic views of snow-capped mountains.

4. Breakfast at the World’s Highest Hotel

  • Indulge in a unique experience as you savour a hot breakfast at the world’s highest hotel – Everest View Hotel.
  • Surrounded by breathtaking mountain views and stunning landscapes, kickstart your day with an unparalleled dining experience.

5. The Cultural Aspect of the Journey

  • Immerse yourself in the cultural aspect of the journey, which provides insights into the unique lifestyle, culture, and traditions of the Himalayan people.
  • Enrich your Himalayan adventure with this unique cultural experience.

Added Insights

Includes/Excludes

What's Included?

  • Private transportation from the Hotel to the airport and back.
  • Helicopter Flight to Gokyo Lakes
Good to Know

Essential Information - Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour

The Unseen Beauty of Gokyo Lakes

Embarking on the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter adventure is a unique offering that provides a panoramic perspective of the serene Gokyo Lakes, nestled in the heart of the Sagarmatha National Park. Sitting at a dizzying altitude of 4700m, these oligotrophic lakes offer stunning views of clear water against a backdrop of towering Himalayan peaks.

Landing at Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri

One of the tour’s significant highlights is the landing at Gokyo Lakes and Gokyo Ri. These spots offer visitors a rare bird’s eye view of the world’s highest freshwater lake system. The tranquil surroundings and sparkling waters of the Gokyo Lakes leave an indelible mark on all visitors.

Continuing the Journey to Kalapatthar

Continuing the journey, the helicopter will land at Kalapatthar, another Everest and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour highlight. Positioned south of Mt. Pumori, Kalapatthar presents a great vantage point to admire the mighty Mt. Everest. The panoramic views of snow-capped mountains and surrounding peaks are a sight.

Breakfast at the World’s Highest Hotel

As part of the Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, you will be privileged to enjoy a hot breakfast at the world’s highest hotel – Everest View Hotel. Surrounded by stunning landscapes and breathtaking mountain views, you will start your day with an unrivalled dining experience.

The Cultural Aspect of the Journey to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour

The cultural aspect of the journey is just as fulfilling. The tour provides a glimpse into the unique lifestyle, culture, and traditions of the Himalayan people, thus enriching your Himalayan adventure even further.

Best Time to Visit

Planning your visit during the optimal travel months of March, April, May, September, October, and November will ensure the best possible experience of the Everest Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour. During these months, we offer daily departures with private and sharing options, thus providing the flexibility to choose what suits you best.

Safety and Customer Satisfaction during Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour

This tour doesn’t just focus on the visually stunning aspects of the Khumbu region; it also emphasizes safety and customer satisfaction. If weather conditions don’t permit a flight, a 100% full refund guarantee ensures your investment is safe.
The Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour is an unforgettable journey that combines natural splendour, cultural insights, and unique experiences. Whether you’re an adventurer, a nature lover, or a culture enthusiast, this helicopter tour is designed to leave you in awe of Nepal’s majestic landscapes.

Experience the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour

Book your tour today and experience the beauty and tranquillity of the Gokyo Lakes from the skies above. The journey of a lifetime awaits!

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