Adventure in Everest by Helicopter

4 November, 2023 By Dambar Khadka


Adventure in Everest by Helicopter is on your bucket list, and then a thrilling chopper traverse is what you need. Rather than the strenuous EBC Trek, you could go to the base of Chomolunga and come back all within 3-4 hours at most.

Similarly, the icing on top of the cake for this trip is an appetizing breakfast. Savor breakfast in front of the massive Everest vista that gives you a delusional view of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), (8383m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6812m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Mt. Khumbutse (6,665m) among others.

Everest Base Camp Heli Tour presents a remarkable chance to gaze at Mount Everest’s majestic allure. The heli departs from the airport in Kathmandu and flies towards Solukhumbu district.

As you journey eastbound, you will have breathtaking views of the Himalayan Mountains. You will look at the Jugal range, the Rolwaling range, and the Mahalangur range. A team of professional and hospitable staff accompanies your time at the hotel.

From Lukla, your helicopter adventure continues as you soar toward Gorakshep. As the helicopter glides above the Dudh Koshi River valleys, you will have amazing views of Mount Everest.

Namche Bazaar is a Sherpa village resembling an amphitheater. Continuing on a northern trajectory from Namche, you will fly over Tengboche. Tengboche village has the biggest monastery in the Everest region, Tengboche Monastery.

Finally, the helicopter lands in Pheriche, offering the serene atmosphere of a typical Sherpa settlement. All five passengers are transported to Gorakshep on two separate flights.

Experience this extraordinary journey of a lifetime. You can witness the magnificence of Everest. Also, the surrounding Himalayan vistas are from the unique vantage point of a helicopter.

Information Of Adventure In Everest

This aerial adventure provides a unique opportunity to view the vistas of the Himalayas. The journey takes you on a captivating flight over mesmerizing landscapes and deep gorges. The duration of the flight is approximately one hour. It allows ample time to capture photographs in the Sagarmatha National Park.

Prepare yourself for an adrenaline-fueled escapade as you embark on this helicopter ride. The Heli ride to Everest presents a thrilling and nerve-chilling adventure. For more comprehensive details, please refer to our Everest Helicopter Trekking package.

Local Company Of Chopper Tour, Adventure in Everest by Helicopter

Selecting a trustworthy local operator is paramount for a secure helicopter tour experience. Boundless Adventures is a highly regarded company specializing in meticulously organized helicopter tours to Everest. Our team has a professional pilot and ground crew.

The knowledgeable guides accompanying you on this expedition will enrich your experience. Moreover, the company is deeply committed to promoting environmental sustainability and contributing to the well-being of local communities through responsible tourism practices.

We have garnered over two decades of professional expertise in the travel industry. We have had the privilege of catering to many clients during their time in Nepal.

Our dedicated team is always available to address your inquiries. We have established collaborations with reputable helicopter operators in Nepal.

This ensures access to top-of-the-line planes that guarantee safe and reliable transportation services. Also, we provide a reasonable cost for Helicopter tours to EBC.

Attractions Along The Heli Trip

As you ascend into the heavens, an array of iconic landmarks unfolds during the EBC Chopper tour. The expedition commences with a Heli stopover at Lukla. Lukla is an enchanting gateway town that serves as a vibrant hub. It is nestled amidst picturesque mountains and is the initiating point for Everest treks.

Continuing the aerial odyssey, you will arrive at Pheriche. Pheriche has a tranquil ambiance and immerses in the rich tapestry of Sherpa culture. This trip offers a captivating glimpse into the local way of life.

The pinnacle of this extraordinary journey lies in the landing at Kalapathar. Kalapathhar is a vantage point renowned for its awe-inspiring vistas of Mount Everest.

Perched at 5,555 meters, this peak looks at the Everest panorama. Gaze at this distinct wonder of the world with an enigmatic aura.

Another prominent attraction of this tour is the visit to Everest View Hotel. Above Namche Bazaar, this hotel has long been the best space for Everest venturers. Indulge in a delightful breakfast amidst the breathtaking scenery at Everest View Hotel. The hotel’s outdoor garden offers a great vantage point and gaze.

Landing During The Tour

Every landing in the Everest helicopter tour presents a moment of awe-inspiring surroundings, from the vibrant and bustling town of Lukla to the tranquil village of Pheriche. Kalapathhar landing is another famous landing of the tour.

First Helicopter Landed At Lukla Airport.

Lukla, a charming Sherpa town, is the primary gateway to the Everest region. It holds significant importance for those embarking on the journey to Everest Base Camp. The renowned Tenzing Hillary Airport is located on the outskirts of this village.

Unlike other villages, Lukla boasts a range of modern amenities. With Mt. Kongde (6187m) gracing the northern horizon, Lukla rests at the foot of towering hills. During the Tour Heli to EBC, Lukla serves as the initial landing spot. It allows helicopters to refuel before continuing their journey towards Pheriche.

Lukla Airport
We landed at Lukla Airport.

Second Landing At Pheriche

Pheriche is a quaint town alongside the tranquil Dudh Koshi River at 4240 meters. This Sherpa village serves as a designated drop-off point. The helicopter touches down in Pheriche to disembark 3 passengers. It then continues its journey to Gorakshep with 2 remaining passengers.

The helicopter returns to Pheriche to collect the remaining 3 passengers. We return to Kathmandu following a similar procedure.

Pheriche Landing
Pheriche Landing

Third Landing At The Kalapathhar.

Kalapatthar, at an altitude of 5,555 meters, is the highest point of the Everest Heli trek and tour. This peak is renowned as the best vantage point of the trip. Ascending to the summit of Kalapatthar offers an unrivaled vantage point. A short hike from Gorakshep leads you to this extraordinary viewpoint.

Similarly, we only landed for 5 to 7 minutes due to the high altitude and the cold weather.

Helicopter Landing at The Kalapathar
Helicopter Landing at The Kalapathar

Fourth Landing And Breakfast At Everest View Hotel

As part of the helicopter tour to EBC, a delectable breakfast awaits you at the Everest View Hotel. Immerse yourself in unparalleled vistas as you relish the flavors of the meal. The hotel’s gracious hospitality and serene ambiance created the region’s magnificence. Sip on a steaming cup of aromatic coffee or tea and delight in the tantalizing local delicacies.

Partaking in breakfast at Nepal’s highest hotel is a genuinely exclusive privilege. We present you with an extraordinary opportunity to create a memory. Unlike traditional teahouses, this hotel boasts a modern architectural facade. You will have a team of professional and hospitable staff at your disposal.

After the Kalapathar and Pheriche, you will have breakfast. The break will take 30 minutes, and then you will take off for Kathmandu via Lukla Airport.

2 best seasons to travel Everest by helicopter
Landing at the Best viewpoint for breakfast.

Contact Details
Boundless Adventure Pvt. Ltd.
Paknajol Marga, Thamel
P.O.Box: 11670, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone:+977 1 4701884, +977 1 4701885
Mobile: +977 9851033819
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Dambar Khadka

Dambar Khadka, a passionate adventurer and the founder of Boundless Adventure Nepal, has spent his entire life writing about nature and Nepal's developing tourism business. Dambar's passion with nature and its different cultures began as a child in Nepal's stunning landscapes. He began writing following successful treks and expeditions across Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. Dambar Khadka created Boundless Adventure Nepal in 1992 to share the majesty of the Nepal Himalayas with the rest of the planet. As an explorer and writer, he is committed to responsible tourism and cultural connection, allowing readers and adventurers to immerse themselves in Nepal's enchantment through his works.

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