Last Updated on August 24, 2023 by Umer Malik
Have you ever thought you can travel the whole Everest visit area in just a few hours? Yes, you read it right one can have a thrilling adventurous journey to Everest Base Camp by Helicopter just in four hours. During this time you can reach the base of the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest.
The Everest base camp helicopter tour is one of the greatest ways to explore the hidden and unreached sites of the gorgeous Khumbu region. The tour is especially for those who don’t have enough time or periods to hours and hours of days to trek to Everest base camp. Not only for them, people who are physically disabled can also do this tour within a few hours of time. Well, many people out there might be wondering how difficult it would be to explore Mt. Everest. But this luxurious tour has been designed for those who feel like they can find it difficult to trek.
Furthermore, this thrilling tour offers unbelievable views of unspoiled mountain peaks at a very close range. The major allure of this tour is to have close-up views of the world’s tallest peaks along with some other famous peaks like Gourishankar, Cho-Oyu, Lhakpa Dorje, and many other nameless peaks.
Generally, the EBC helicopter tour begins from the terminal of Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu to Lukla. While flying over the beautiful valley, you will be able to witness many heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. Moving towards the east, the flights move ahead towards the snowcapped peaks and land at an airport for a while for fueling purposes. During the break, you can enjoy the views of the Himalayan chain bounded around the Lukla village. As Lukla has several lodges and café, there you can enjoy a sip of coffee.
Following the fueling, your flight will head towards the upper part of the beautiful Khumbu region and move its head towards the Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar is situated at an elevation of 5180 m from sea level and is considered to be one of the best viewpoints in the entire Khumbu region. After landing there, you will find yourself surrounded by the gorgeous snow-capped mountain. For once you will not believe your eyes as you are witnessing the world’s tallest peak in front of your eyes. From there, you will be able to witness 360-degree views of Everest and other peaks like Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Thamserku, and many more peaks along with the Khumbu glacier including stunning landscapes. The helicopter will land there for around 15 minutes. During this time, you can take some pictures as a memory of having a great journey to Everest. After Kala Patthar, your flight will take you to the Everest view hotel to have a delicious breakfast and enjoy the beautiful scenery. After finishing your breakfast you will head back to Kathmandu enjoying the views of beautiful villages and valleys on the way.
Besides that, during your trip, you can see the Khumbu valley’s beauty. The villages are made up of stone and prayer-carved stone. The prayer flag will add more flavor to your journey. While stopping at several places you will be able to taste food that you have never tasted before. There, you will also experience the rich Sherpa culture and their traditional food. Moreover, you will never be able to forget the smiling Sherpa face and their hospitality. Many travelers even believe that they came here for the mountains but they return for the people. Just imagining these things can bring goosebumps to everyone. Hence, the Everest base camp via helicopter deserves your one chance in life.
Talking about some highlights of the Everest base camp trek via helicopter tour is a scenic and panoramic flight with the closest views of Mt. Everest, dramatic aerial view of Nepal’s beautiful landscapes of hills and valleys, and unparalleled Himalayan Mountain views from beginning to end. Besides that, you will be able to experience the far-reaching flight in the heart of the world’s highest peaks above Everest base camp and able to have the unbelievable panorama of giant peaks with Everest at a mere distance. The best time to do Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is considered to be nearly all seasons, except the monsoon wet times of mid-June to August. According to many travelers, spring and autumn are ideal times to do a such tour.
During this time, the days are pleasant and the sky remains clear and the sights are also clear. However, some days the afternoon can be quite windy around higher elevations and much cold with an extra wind-chill factor. And the sun is bright and glaring above 3,000 m high with strong UV, due to low oxygen and air pressure. Thus, during this time one can observe the hills and valleys enclosed in a forest with bright wildflowers in bloom. Similarly, autumn is another best time to do the Everest base camp trek. During that time, days are crystal clear for views and perfect for Helicopter tours. You can have an enjoyable time with fine days for flying on a chopper overlooking the Snowy Mountains with surrounding beautiful scenery. Days are shorter due to sunlight hours during the autumn season, but promising morning from morning till afternoon.
So, get pleasure from this audacious trip with us for the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour at the most excellent price. We are providing excellent helicopter service to our company at a reasonable price along with a skilled guide and well-trained pilots who have been flying for a long period of time, we promise to please your every need and longing during the whole tour. The flight to EBC we offer is designed in such a way with full window seats that permit you to have stunning views of picturesque beauty. We hope this article helps you know more about exploring Everest base camp via helicopter.