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|Trip Start||Kathmandu||Trip End||Kathmandu|
|Group Size||Min 1, Max 15|
|Meals||Breakfast in Everest View Hotel Included|
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour which flies parallel to jagged mountains, including the mighty Everest. Relish the Himalayan aura and breathtaking views of some of the 8000-meter peaks. This Mt Everest helicopter tour is an opportunity to soar higher over the lofty mountains in the Everest Region. The luxury of enjoying the grandeur of Everest and other Himalayan ranges in a day is by far only possible through the Mt. Everest helicopter tour.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter landing tour starts from Kathmandu. The bird's-eye view of the city is startling. The sheer pleasure of hopping on a helicopter with 3 landings within a day is what this tour rewards you- a brief stopover at Kala Patthar, Syangboche, and Gokyo. Enjoy a rousing helicopter ride to the Gateway to Everest, Lukla. Lukla is a Sherpa Settlement possessing a dramatic landscape with spectacular views. After refueling, we will fly and hover above Everest Base Camp, and 8000-meter peaks just before landing at Kala Patthar. This is among the best viewpoints of Everest Base Camp Trek
The paramount highlight of the Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing in Gokyo Lakes and Everest View hotel is the aerial perspective of the Himalayas from the vantage point, Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar is notably popular for its panoramic views of mountains, including Everest. The short interlude at Kala Patthar will let you savor the panoramic views of the Everest and other magnificent mountains. The tour will lead you to Syangboche to enjoy delectable breakfast at Everest Hotel View. Before finally landing in Kathmandu, this tour will take you to Gokyo Lakes.
Extollo Adventures operates this tour with high standard safety operations and a high success rate. With us, rest assured that your Heli tour to Everest Base Camp will be a lifetime experience. This tour includes our top-notch service, the best accommodations in the capital which are 5-star hotels, luxury lodges in the mountain region and very comfortable travel options with all domestic air transports.
The best time for a Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with 3 landings and a breakfast is during seasons of Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). During these times, you can enjoy moderate temperatures and have the most amazing views throughout the trip. You can experience this tour during winter and monsoon seasons too, though the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone in the winter and during monsoon, it rains in the lower altitudes and the views are not so pleasant due to foggy and hazy weather.
Distance: 6-7 hours Helicopter Tour
Included meals: Breakfast
Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport - Fly Kathmandu to Lukla
We will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport. Your flight to Lukla will be scheduled early in the morning. The balmy weather and clear sky in the early hours will reward us with the beautiful views of Kathmandu valley. Enjoy panoramic views of Kathmandu before heading towards Lukla. Land at Tenzing-Hillary Airport for refueling (10 to 15 minutes).
Fly Lukla to EBC- Stopover at Kala Patthar (5550m/19,290ft) (5-10 minutes)
Hover above Everest Base Camp before stopping at Kala Patthar. The awe-inspiring views of glacial rivers, Sherpa settlements, and monasteries await us. Fly over the emerald Gokyo Lakes and frozen glaciers. Enjoy a brief stopover at Kala Patthar (5545m), surrounded by a chain of some of the highest mountains, including Everest. Later fly to Gokyo.
Fly to Gokyo
A brief time at Kala Patthar is admittedly mesmerizing. We will fly to Gokyo Lakes via Cho La Pass to admire the series of lakes in Gokyo valley. The pristine lakes instills tranquility in no time. Gokyo Lakes are the world's highest freshwater lake system flaunting serene ambiance.Before landing at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport, we will head toward Syanboche for delectable breakfast. Fly to Syanboche.
Breakfast in Syanboche
Head to Syangboche for hearty breakfast. Enjoy the astounding panoramic view of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks from Hotel Everest View, one of the highest placed hotels in the world. Fly back to Kathmandu.
Fly back to Kathmandu
After the memorable short trek with a helicopter tour in the Everest region, it is time to head back to Kathmandu. From Lukla, we will fly back to Kathmandu, appreciating aerial views of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu valley. From the airport, we will drive you back to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate your achievement of a successful Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Distance: 6-7 hours Helicopter Tour
Included meals: Breakfast
This trip does not require any types of accommodations. You will spend only 1 day in Himalayas with us.
During our Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with 3 landings and a breakfast, you can enjoy lavish breakfast at Hotel Everest View in Syangboche. The combination of the Mountain views and breakfast during sunshine is an amazing experience of this trip. This hotel holds guiness world record for being world's highest altitude hotel situated near Namche.
Yes you can do it ! It is suitable for passionate travelers willing to explore inspiring Himalayas, hence positive attitude, excellent health, and strong determination is required. Our trip is even suitable for travelers with disabilities since trekking is completely avoided by Helicopter flights. Besides, it is advisable to trek with a highly reputed trek operator like us, with experienced crew and their significant mental preparation with a personal touch.
Regarding the difficulty, the only challenging factor is the altitude. Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with 3 landings and a breakfast itinerary provides ample time for acclimatization in each places of Himalayas we land into.
There is no official age limit for this kind of trip in the Himalayas as long as our participants are healthy and committed to complete the adventure. We are experienced in operating trips even for families with kids as young as 5 years old and elderly trekkers in their early 90s. This is a comfortable trip with a well acclimatized and carefully crafted itinerary. Thus travelers are expected to have good physical shape, positive attitude and strong determination.
The best time to trek to do this trip is Spring (March to May), and Autumn (September to November). The temperatures are moderate during these seasons and guarantee fantastic views throughout the trip. Beautiful bright blue sky and incredible views of different botanical species and various Himalayan peaks are best experienced during these seasons.
It is also possible to do this trip during monsoon season (June to August) and winter season (from December to February). But during monsoon, it rains in the lower altitudes and the views are not so pleasant due to foggy and hazy weather. While during the winter season, although the sky is clear, it gets colder. However, traveling during these off-seasons has an advantage that there are fewer crowds due to infrequent trekkers.
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There are reservations that have to be adhered to when entering Nepal. The customs department at the airport conducts a meticulous scrutiny of the items in your luggage. There are some items that cannot be brought into the country, for example carrying drugs in any form is considered a crime and the accused will be immediately prosecuted. Firearms, explosives and sharp or blunt weapons if identified can land you in serious trouble.
It may come as a shock to many that eating beef is strictly forbidden in Nepal. Hinduism being the dominant religion in Nepal forbids killing and eating cows and oxen. Carrying any edible items in your luggage that contains beef is considered a crime.
If you are carrying gold it should be less than 5 ounces, for more than the stipulated amount a declaration and authorization is required. Same goes for other precious metals, gems, and valuable items. There are no regulations on the jewelry on your body.
Nepal has zero tolerance for drug smuggling. Visitors are forbidden to import drugs in any form into Nepal Possession of drugs not only puts you at risk of being apprehended and imprisoned but the entire group you are traveling with might get arrested as well.
Nepal is a country of tradition and sacred religious beliefs. Any obscenity, whether physical or verbal, is looked upon with revulsion as the culture here differs from Western countries. Wearing inappropriate attire while visiting religious sites will not be tolerated, and clothes that are too revealing or leather clothing inside the religious structures are not allowed. While holding hands is completely normal, please refrain from displaying too much physical affection in public view, if you plan to travel to Nepal as a couple.
Airplane flights between Lukla and Kathmandu are generally reliable, though bad weather conditions may cause flight delay or even cancellation. In such scenario, Extollo Adventures will attempt to get you on a chartered helicopter to avoid flight delays. In this trip we already avoided this situation since we have helicopter flights to and from Lukla.
It is mandatory for joining any of the Extollo Adventures trips is that all clients must be insured, it is strongly recommended that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. We require that, at a minimum, you are covered for medical expenses including emergency repatriation. There could be comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, and treatment costs). Please note that we do not arrange or sell insurance.
Extra personal expenses on the trip may include recharging batteries, soda, alcoholic beverages, tipping, visa fees, recreational expenses and other services not listed. Following are the items with extra costs during the trek:
All foreign nationals are required to arrange a visa in order to enter Nepal. A Nepalese Visa can be obtained either prior to your arrival at a Nepalese embassy abroad or on arrival in Kathmandu at the airport. It can be also secured at entry points at Nepalese borders.
Following are the fees either in US dollars cash or the equivalent Nepalese currency:
You can use this full address while filling up your visa application:
Street: Amrit Marg
Ward No: 19
For further information please visit: http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa
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