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From Kathmandu: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

From Kathmandu: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: Welcome Nepal Treks P.Ltd

From US$ 1,176.41 per person

Enjoy a thrilling helicopter tour from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp - perfect for travelers who are short on time but want to experience the incredible beauty of the Himalayas from an aerial perspective. Fly over mountains, lakes, and glaciers.

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Host or greeter
English, Spanish
Audio guide included
English
Pickup included
Your hotel in Kathmandu

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a once in a lifetime helicopter flight in the Himalayas
  • Experience mind-blowing views of lakes and glaciers
  • Capture the best pictures at Kala Patthar
  • Fly over the Khumbu Region and get to know it in a whole new way
Full description
Start the tour with an early 6 AM pickup from your hotel in Kathmandu, then transfer to the airport. Board a helicopter and embark on a thrilling 50-minute commercial helicopter flight to Lukla Airport shared with up to 5 other passengers. Admire incredible panoramas of the Himalayas from above, as well as mindblowing views of glaciers and lakes.  From Lukla, take a second 30-minute helicopter flight all the way to Kala Patthar. Fly over the Khumbu Region and get to know it in a whole new way. Land at the famous Kala Patthar viewpoint and get out here to take incredible pictures and see the mountains. After this, continue the tour to Synagboche, the closest airstrip to Mount Everest and Everest Base Camp. Marvel at the impressive vistas of the mountain ranges and soak up the stunning natural beauty. Finally, return from Syangboche to Lukla and finally back Kathmandu which takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. You will get picked up from Kathmandu airport and returned to your hotel. The total tour duration in between 4-5 hours.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp shared with up to 5 other passengers
  • Landing at the famous viewpoint of Kala Patthar to take a picture and see the mountain
  • Breakfast break at Everest view hotel with a close-up view of Mount Everest
  • First aid kit box and oxygen cylinder in case of emergencies
  • Domestic airport departure taxes and fees
  • National park fees (€30 each to be paid locally in cash)
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • Masks are required while indoors

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Smoking

Know before you go

  •  This activity is subject to weather conditions; in the case of unsuitable flying conditions, the activity may be rescheduled for the next day or you may request a refund; airport transfer costs may be deducted in such situations
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A super great experience

August 18, 2022

Product ID: 343076