Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world with a height of 8848.86 m above sea level. People climb to the top solid foundation to be at the top of the earth. But climbing is not for everyone so, trekking to the Everest Base Camp is the closest to getting near Mt. Everest. But due to lack of time or poor physical condition, the option of trekking is also not in our grasp. So, the easiest and most luxurious way to reach near the Everest Base Camp and see all the scenic and panoramic Mountain views from Kala Patthar in a few hours is the Everest Kala Patthar Helicopter Tour.
The Everest Kala Patthar Helicopter Tour is a approx. 4-hours Heli ride from Kathmandu to Kala Patthar. The maximum number of participants can only be 5 people at max on sharing basis. On this trip, you will start your journey from Kathmandu to Lukla. It will take about an hour to reach Lukla. Then the helicopter refuels at Lukla. After refueling, you will head to Pheriche. As the helicopter can fly above Pheriche (above 5000m) with a weight limit of 250 kg at most, the trip does shuttles to Kala Patthar (near Everest Base Camp) from Pheriche. It will stop for 5 minutes to give you time to admire the great Khumbu region. Then, the Heli ride will take you to Syangboche in the Everest View Hotel for a hearty breakfast and back to Lukla to refuel your ride back to Kathmandu.
The Heli Tour to Kala Patthar near Everest Base Camp is no different from a trek to Everest Base Camp compared based on the scenery and the 360-degree view of peaks like Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and so on. It will have the awe-inspiring beauty of the majestic mountains, lush hills, and alpine forest with rhododendron (in spring) during the trip to Kala Patthar Everest Base Camp. So join us on this amazing tour to Kala Patthar & Everest Base Camp on a helicopter.
Note: This trip is a group joining a trip with max people to be of 5. You can also charter the whole helicopter for yourself with a fixed price but the maximum number of guests cannot exceed 5 Pax.