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    Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing

    5.00/5 from 15 reviews

    At a Glance

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Duration
      09 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Moderate
    • Activities
      Tour and Trek
    • Accommodation
      3 star Standard Hotel in cities & Standard Guest House during the trekking
    • Meals
      Bed and Breakfast Plan (BB Plan)
    • Vehicle
      Private Luxury Tourist Vehicles and Helicopter
    • Max. People
      15
    Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher LandingMap
    • StartsKathmandu, Nepal
    • EndsKathmandu, Nepal

    About - Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing

    Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is a less strenuous trek in the foothills of the Everest Region which began with the 30min thrilling and scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport, the most extreme airport in the world. Afterward, you will begin to experience serenity and wilderness in Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Adventure seekers and keen photographers find this trip one of the most stunning. This trek is a perfect combination of both adventurous rides and a wonderful trek in the Himalayas.

    The trek will start from Namche on a scenic and adventurous flight from the capital of Nepal, the most popular tourist and trade hub in the Khumbu region, which is also called the Sherpa capital. The traditional Tibetan market, Sherpa cultural museum, Everest View Point, and the cuisines at modern hotels and restaurants will make you delighted at Namche Bazar. Later, you will hike to the Thame village and exploration of Tibetian Buddhism, monasteries, and prayer flags to fill your heart with peace and blessings. The serenity around Thame monastery will be an absolute refreshment for you to heal the pains of the walk.

    The Heli tour in Everest base camp will be the adventure of a lifetime, a journey for those who dream of flying higher than the clouds. Miles away from cars, conveniences, and daily luxuries, you'll saturate your spirit in natural beauty and stretch your personal endurance beyond what you thought possible. Most importantly, hitting the most classical trekking trails hard, capturing an astonishing mountain panorama including the top of the world, Mt. Everest, and experiencing the Sherpa kingdom will be an experience for a lifetime.

    Major Highlights of Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing

    Adventure Walk & Scenic Flight

    Everest Base Camp Trek offers adventure, drama, and thrilling experiences during the whole trip. 30min scenic and dramatic flight from Kathmandu/Manthali to Luka- the world’s most extreme airport is the initial thrill for you. Hiking over the suspension bridges, steep trails, gaining more than 600m altitudes every day, and an encountering with yak and donkeys add more adventure to your trip.

    Breakfast at Everest View Hotel

    Everest Hotel holds the record of starting a hotel at the highest altitude of 3,880m and is the best attraction of Everest View Trek. It takes 2hr from Namche Bazaar to cherish the panoramic views of mountains, sherpa villages, stunning landscapes, and awe-inspiring terrain. Hot and tasty coffee with such a world-class view is a lifetime memory for travel lovers. Hiking to the Everest viewpoint and experiencing the panoramic views of pleasant snow-capped mountains, monasteries and stupas are the best moments for travel enthusiasts.

    Helicopter Flight over Khumbu Region

    Trekking along with a helicopter flight in the Everest region is a dream come true package for those who are willing to explore and encounter the world-class view including stunning aerial views of awe-inspiring mountains. You will be amazed by the exquisite aerial views of lakes, rivers, Sherpa villages, icefalls, glaciers, Kala Patthar, and the base camp itself. Helicopter flight in the Everest region is always taken as the most fascinating and popular aerial tour in the world.

    More Highlights of Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing

    • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square, and Boudhanath Stupa.
    • Exploration of diverse exotic flora and fauna in UNESCO World Heritage Site- Sagarmatha National Park.
    • Trek with beautiful mountain animals like Yak, Donkeys, Horses, and Dzho.
    • Experiencing Tibetian Buddhism and its correspondence while trekking in the Everest Region.
    • Rich sherpa culture, traditions, and practices
    • Amazing landscapes and picturesque scenery all around the trekking.
    • Exploration of beautiful ancient and biggest sherpa villages like Thame and Namche.
    • Exploration of Sherpa museum and national park museum in Namche Bazaar.
    • Helicopter flight over Everest base camp, Kala Patthar, and Khumbu region.
    • Panoramic views of the world’s highest mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Pumori, and numerous neighboring mountains. 

    Best time for Everest Trekking

    The best timeframe for Everest is the time between April and June. During this timeframe, the weather conditions are more clear and more apparent, and the biodiversity of the Everest district becomes animated, it's when nature shines up. The thick timberland around the locale is vivid, waking down those trails during such a timeframe is a snapshot of the experience. The Spring and Autumn are extensively hotter than winter and the greater part of the journeying is probably going to happen during this timeframe.

    If you are looking for other similar treks in the Everest Region, Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter flight from Kalapathar to Lukla, Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Trek, Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek, Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek - 9 Days, and many more exciting packages for Everest Region. 

    For the Complete Guide to Everest Base Camp Trek, please click here.

    If you need any further information, please contact us.

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    Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing Itinerary

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    Inclusions

    What's Included

    • ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE:
      All ground transport in a private vehicle, including airport and hotel transfers
    • HOTEL ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU:
      Three nights' accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
    • PERMITS:
      All necessary paper works: Sagarmatha National Park permit, Tims Card, Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entry permit, and fees.
    • INSURANCE:
      Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek.
    • TREKKING EQUIPMENT:
      Luxury Holidays Nepal’s duffel, sleeping bag, T-shirt and trekking map - if necessary
    • DOMESTIC FLIGHTS:
      Fly from Kathmandu – Lukla and while returning Lukla - Kathmandu, as per itinerary.
    • HELICOPTER FLIGHT
      Helicopter Flight from Namche to Everest base camp/Kalapatthar to Lukla
    • TRANSPORTATION:
      All ground transportation in a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
    • LUGGAGE:
      Up to 15 Kg per member as personal baggage during the trek to be carried by porters.
    • FOOD & LODGING:
      Best available twin-sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek with breakfast
    • GUIDE:
      Government-licensed Guide (English speaking) during the trek and sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
    • PORTER:
      Porters as required (2 Trekkers: 1 Porter) to and from Basecamp.
    • STAFF SALARY AND ALLOWANCE:
      All Nepalese staff & porter’s daily wages, salary, equipment, food & clothing.
    • VALLEY SIGHTSEEING:
      Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by private vehicle and a professional guide.
    • MEDICAL KIT:
      Comprehensive medical kit.
    • FAREWELL DINNER:
      Farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural dance performance in the evening.
    • GOVERNMENT TAXES:
      All government taxes and official expenses.

    What's Excluded

    • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE:
      International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
    • NEPAL ENTRY VISA FEE:
      Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (See the Visa & Entry Procedure of Nepal page)
    • LUNCH & DINNER:
      Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu and in trekking days
    • HOTEL UPGRADE AND ADD-ON:
      Optional Add-on for Meals and Hotel upgrades in Kathmandu and in trekking
    • EXTRA NIGHT IN KATHMANDU:
      Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking, domestic flight cancellation (due to any other reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
    • INSURANCE POLICY:
      Insurance covering both medical and high-altitude evacuation costs (for the trip cancellation, interruption, high altitude rescue & air evacuation, medical treatment, repatriation, etc.)
    • PERSONAL EXPENSES:
      Telephone Calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers, and any Alcoholic beverages.
    • PERSONAL EQUIPMENT:
      Clothing, Packing Items, Bags, Personal Medical Kit, and all kinds of Personal Trekking Gear.
    • TOILETRIES:
      Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
    • FILMING:
      Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee.
    • SIGHTSEEING FEES IN KATHMANDU:
      City sightseeing and entrance fees(NPR 2600 ∼ US $ 22 per person )
    • FOR PRIVATE AND CUSTOMIZE TRIP
      Please contact us
    • Group and Family Discounts
      Please contact us or send us an email at [email protected]
    • INTERNET SERVICE:
      Not included during the trek.
    • TIPS:
      Tips for the guide, porter & driver. (Tipping is Expected).
    • EXTRA:
      Any other services, activities or personal expenses, which are not mentioned in the itinerary and other items not listed in the “Cost Includes” section.

    For the complete Nepal Travel Guide, please click here.

    Dates & Availability

    • J
      - Excellent
      Ms. Jessica Reis
      Australia, Sydney

      Best Experience with The best Team

      The Everest Base Camp Heli Tour with LHN was one of my favorite trips of all time. Our guide Manoj was incredibly professional and knowledgeable, which allowed me and my family to fully immerse ourselves in this once in a lifetime experience. It was really a memorable helicopter tour in our life. The weather was clear and the views were really nice. We marveled at the majestic mountains from there and then flew to Kongde where we had our breakfast. The breakfast in Everest Hotel View was clean and hygienic. The view from the Kalapatthar is breathtaking. An excellent trip, looking forward to another with LHN perhaps next year.

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      Mr. Pedro Matos
      Canada, Toronto

      Unforgettable Moment

      What a trip!!! For our 7-year anniversary, I and my wife did the Everest Base Camp Heli Tour with Luxury Holidays Nepal. We absolutely loved our  Everest helicopter tour. The company offered a good price and information. The timing was perfect and the Scenery was stunning each moment. The breakfast, that we were provided in Everest View Hotel was all appetizing and content  Everyone at the agency was kind and professional. It was the best tour experience that we had and we would give LHN two thumbs up!

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      Mr. Ryan Adams
      United States of America (the), Dallas

      Excellent choice for our Everest Helicopter Tour

      Luxury Holidays Nepal was an excellent choice for our Everest Helicopter Tour. We had the most incredible Heli Tour. From the beginning, the company was very reliable in answering questions and his responsiveness was exceptional. We flew to Everest Base Camp with Family. Our Pilot was very knowledgeable, helpful, and polite. The Himalayan views, glaciers, and panorama from Kalapathher were really wonderful. The quality of service we received from LHN was excellent. The mountains and views are truly magical. Highly recommend booking a Heli tour with Luxury Holidays Nepal.

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    Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing FAQs

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    Essential Information

    Trekking Grade for Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing:
    The Everest base camp trip is a fairly challenging journey. It is moderately long trekking that goes into the country's most elevated mountain. So travelers require more energy and the trip is actually tiring which includes 5-8 hrs. (approx.) of walking per day on the rocky edges. It doesn't require previous experience, but you must be physically healthy and better if you do regular exercise. If you love walking at high altitudes, then this trip is for you. (Click here for more information)

    Accommodation During Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing: 
    Luxury Holidays Nepal provides accommodation in the 3-Star category hotels in Kathmandu (Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar) and standard Lodges throughout the journey. Teahouse and lodge have rooms with just the basics, normally with a bed, blanket, and pillows. If you want luxury accommodation of 4/5 stars in Kathmandu and luxury lodges during trekking, please contact us for cost detail.

    Foods during Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing: 
    Travelers take their breakfast and dinner at the tea house where they stay and lunch is taken during the trailing in the local lodge. Lunch and Dinner are not included during the trekking and breakfast is included throughout the trip.

    To learn more about food in Everest Region, please click here.

    Drinking Water during Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing
    The water quality in Nepal isn’t the greatest so it is better to use a water filtration or purification tablet. You can also drink boiled water if you like. Make sure to drink a lot of water during the trekking as your body requires more at a higher altitude. (Click here for more information)

    Transportation and Flights on Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing: 
    Luxury Holidays Nepal will offer you a private vehicle for an airport transfer, sightseeing tours, and flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu. Helicopter Flight from Namche to Everest base camp/Kalapatthar to Lukla

    Luggage during Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing:
    Throughout the trip of Mountain Trekking, your luggage is carried and moved by the porters. You should carry a water bottle, sunscreen, camera, spare jacket, etc. Your main luggage will be your trekking bag and you can carry a small lockable bag that will provide safety. You are provided with a free locker room in the hotel of Kathmandu. The weight allowance in domestic airlines of Nepal is up to 15kg and for more weight, you have to pay US$1 per/kg depending on the area.

    Group Leader during the Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing: 
    Luxury Holidays Nepal will facilitate you with the trained traveling guide in your group. There will be a single porter for a couple of people. (Click here to see the Guide Profiles

    Vouchers:
    If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to the availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).

    Nepal Visa for Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing:
    You can get a visa at Kathmandu airport upon arrival. Please bring 2 photos for the visa. Expect to have some waiting time in the queue for obtaining your visa. You can also get your visa prior to coming on the tour by contacting your closest Nepali embassy.

    On Arrival Visa Fee at Entry Points
    15 Days – 30 USD
    30 Days – 50 USD
    90 Days – 125 USD

    For more details please click here.

    Book your international flight for Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing:
    If you don't have a regular travel agent then you can check for international flight options at one of these sites.
    makemytrip.com, www.kayak.com, www.vayama.com
    They usually have good offers.

    When and where should you arrive for Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing?
    Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu international airport. The tour starts with an orientation meeting at about 5 pm on the first night of the tour and ends after the scheduled trip after breakfast.

    You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a "Luxury Holidays Nepal" sign card and he will escort you to the Hotel. 
    If you plan to arrive early or depart late, please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting [email protected]
    After you purchase your international air ticket, please contact us to give your flight details.

    Currencies accepted during Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing: 
    There is good access to ATMs anywhere in most city areas, however, you will find it hard in rural areas. Different banks have their maximum withdrawal amount limit. Most hotels, restaurants, airlines, and travel agents accept cards as well. It is more important to have enough cash as there will be very limited or no ATM access in trekking areas and also some reserve cash for emergencies. USD is selectively acceptable in Nepal but still, you need to make sure you have Nepalese currency on hand during the trekking. (Click here for more information)

    Safety
    Nepal is a heaven for adventures and is comparatively a safe destination for those adventures. There is a low rate of serious crime however you should still take sensible safety measures. Keep an eye on pick-pocketers and snatchers in buses and tourist areas. You can avoid walking with a large amount of cash on your own. Always let your guide know if you’re going out during the trip. (Click here for more information)

    Internet and SIM Card on Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing:
    Most cities have extensive access to the internet, also hotels, restaurants, and cafes that offer free WIFI. But outside the cities, in the remote trekking areas, it’s fair to non-existent. You can easily purchase a SIM card at an affordable cost. You can use the data package using the SIM card as well. (Click here for more information)

    Vaccinations & Immunization for Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing:
    Before traveling to Nepal, please consult your travel clinic for updated information on vaccinations and immunizations. The commonly recommended vaccinations are Chickenpox, Diphtheria-Tetanus, Polio, Shingles, Covid-19, Hepatitis A & B, Encephalitis, Malaria, Measles, Rabies, Typhoid, and Yellow Fever. (Click here for more information)

    Health Issues for Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing:
    We advise you to visit your doctor at least 60 days earlier before beginning your journey to Everest Base Camp. Altitude sickness (AMS) is the main health issue. You may feel mild altitude sicknesses like nausea, lethargy, and headache but they will get less in a couple of days. To be protected from (AMS) you can take Diamox pills or you can consult the doctor and use medicine as referred and purchase them from Kathmandu. For your information, your traveling guide will also have pills for (AMS) and other basic medicine, but we suggest you carry your own medicine. We recommend you take pills for diarrhea, cold, fever, and nausea.

    Insurance/Evacuation and Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing
    We do not hope that there may arise any serious problems for you in your journey, but if you get caught by a serious illness, then we will do our best to take you to the nearest hospital possible. But you will be responsible for all the expenses that take place during the evacuation process. So, it is good for you to have insurance that will cover your cost. Be Insured. (See the travel insurance page)

    Trip Extensions: 
    If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to India, Bhutan, and Tibet. And other trekking and activities of Nepal like the Annapurna trek, Langtang Trek, Manaslu Trek, Peak Climbing, Tours, etc.

    Tipping for Everest Heli Trek with Kalapathher Landing
    There is no significant rule about tipping your guide or porter but it has been more common in Nepal. It is on you to decide whether to thank the guide and porter with tips or not. But in most cases, guides and porters expect tips from you though they don’t ask for tips verbally.

    To See 10 Tips for Successful Trek to Everest Region, please click here.

    For more information about Nepal, please click here.

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