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Scenic Mount Everest Helicopter Tour

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highlights
  • 360 degrees views of world's tallest peaks, including Mount Everest
  • The most scenic flight in the world
  • Discover some of the most beautiful Himalayan ranges and capture them in your lenses
  • Scenic breakfast at the Hotel Everest View
This helicopter tour of Mt. Everest is perfect for those who wish to check out unique views of Mount Everest and get closer to its surrounding peaks. This tour lets you fly over the the highest mountain of the world and check out some of the most magical mountain sceneries that the planet has to offer.

Embark on a journey that takes you over the magical Himalayas and check out some of the highest peaks on the planet such as Mount Lhotse, Mount Cho Oyu, Mount Makalu, Mount Nuptse, Mount Pumori, Mount Amadablam, Mount Thamserku and Khangtega.

The aerial view of medieval-era Kathmandu clustered with palaces, temples, monastery and courtyards can also be seen during this tour.

The tour starts around 7 am from the domestic terminal at the Tribhuvan Airport. Our representative will escort you from your hotel to the airport. After take off, we will head towards Lukla, flying in an eastern direction through the Himalayan terrain.

We will first land at Syangboche for breakfast and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. After breakfast, we will fly to Everest Base Camp and land at the helipad near Kala Patthar for the best possible views of Mount Everest and Mount Pumori. We spend half an hour at this helipad, before flying back to Kathmandu.

Starting Point: Tribhuvan Airport, Domestic Terminal, Kathmandu
Ending Point: Tribhuvan Airport, Domestic Terminal, Kathmandu
Duration: 4:30 hrs including half an hour ground time near Kalapatthar
Best Time: September- December, January- June

Routes:
Kathmandu - Lukla - Syangboche - Kalapatthar - Syangboche - Lukla - Kathmandu

AIRCRAFT DETAILS:

· Helicopter : AS 350 B3E (H125)

· Power Plant : 1 Turbomeca Arriel 2D

· Service Sling : 23000 Ft

· Rate of Climb : 1818 fpm

· Capacity : 1 pilot + 6 Passengers

· Cruising Speed : 137 knots

· Max takeoff weight : 2250 kg

· Endurance : 3 Hours 20 Min

· Call Sign: 9N – AKP & 9N AKG
customer reviews
4.7 - Excellent Based on 3 reviews
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Nicola Weir From Britain At
4 - Very Good
“The overall experience was superb. Seeing Everest so close in such a short time was spectacular. The process is still a bit haphazard and could be smoother (more info on the route in advance, details about what to wear, slicker through the airport etc). However is was all fine and we loved it.”
Mt Everest Helicopter Tour
Anonymous From USA At
5 - Excellent
“This April I took part in a Mt. Everest base camp tour via helicopter through Unique Adventures. Everything necessary for the tour (flights, helicopter, etc.) were all reserved in advance and the program director personally picked me up from my hotel in the morning.

Unfortunately, due to bad weather, the helicopter tour did not take place. Despite the poor circumstances, Unique Adventures was more than willing to work with me on options and pricing given the circumstances. I truly appreciated their flexibility, and would be inclined to choose them for any Nepal based tours moving forward.”
Excellent Tour
Anonymous From Britain At
5 - Excellent
“Excellent Tour with a Great Pilot
Amazing views
Friendly tour guide
Stopped at BaseCamp and also Everest View Hotel”
what’s included
  • Helicopter cost for 4.30 hours, pilot and fuel.
  • Scenic Breakfast at Everest View Hotel.
  • Necessary entrance fees.
  • Airport tax.
  • Transportation to/from hotel.
what's excluded
  • Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch during the tour.
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 4 hours
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 5 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Kathmandu, Nepal
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If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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