Kathmandu to Kala Patthar via Everest Base Camp (Flight time: 4-5 hours)
6:30 – 7:30 AM: Hotel pick up and drop to the domestic terminal of International Airport, Kathmandu.
Your Everest helicopter tour will begin at the Kathmandu International Airport. We will pick you up from the hotel early in the morning and take you to the domestic terminal of the airport.
7:30 – 8:00 AM: Preparation and processing to take your scheduled helicopter flight to EBC with a landing.
You can check in and handle your bags with the help of your guide. Bring your passport and tickets with you. Your documents and ticket will be checked by an airport official once you check in, after that you can board your flight to Lukla.
8:00 – 9:00 AM: Fly to Lukla (2,845 meters)
You will take off for Lukla after completing your airport formalities. Fantastic views of beautiful hills will greet you as you take to the air. After passing past Dolakha village, you will arrive at Jiri village. A dense rhododendron forest covers the Lamjura-La Pass (3,550 m), which is covered on the helicopter journey.
After 45 minutes, you will arrive at Lukla with stunning views of the Himalayan chains. Lukla is located at 2,820 meters above sea level. The Lukla Airport, which has the shortest runway in the world, is what makes Lukla notable.
9: 00 – 9:15 AM: Flight Refueling at Lukla Airport
When you arrive in Lukla, you will begin to experience local Sherpa culture and way of life. There are a lot of Sherpa porters and guides waiting for their customers at the airport. The flight will need to be refueled for about 15 minutes.
9:15 – 9:30 AM: Fly to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters)
You will take off for Kala Patthar after refueling at the Lukla airport. Whether it’s the famous Everest Base Camp or the massive Khumbu glacier, the in-flight commentary will pinpoint your exact location. When flying over Kala Patthar in the second half of the journey, you will have fantastic views of mountains like Everest, Pumori, and Lhotse summit.
9:30 – 9:45 AM: Land and Explore around Kala Patthar (5,450 meters)
This helicopter tour is more than just a flight during which you may admire the stunning scenery below. The 4-5 hour Everest Helicopter tour allows you to land in Kalapatthar, where you may admire the imposing, beautiful peaks of Nepal’s Khumbu region. Although fifteen minutes on the ground may not seem like much, it is enough to discover magnificent views of the beautiful mountain scenery.
9:45 – 10:00 AM: Fly to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) (3,950 meters)
You will have a guide with you the entire time as you fly through the mountains, who will provide you with all the information you require for the sights you can see while the brilliant hues of a paradise morning meld together. You’ll be yearning for another helicopter tour after this little flight.
Following your time at Kala Patthar, you will fly to the Everest View Hotel, the world’s highest hotel, for a delicious breakfast. The Khumbu Glacier, Gorak Shep, monasteries, Chortens, and snow-capped Everest region peaks are all magnificently visible from the air.
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Breakfast Time at Everest View Hotel
The Everest View hotel in Syangboche is well-known for offering 360-degree views of Mount Everest. It is the perfect location to enjoy a luxurious view of the enchanting scene of snow-capped peaks. At the Everest View Hotel, you may enjoy a delicious breakfast while seeing the magnificent Everest.
11:00 – 11:30 AM: Fly to Lukla and Refuel
You will fly back to Lukla with breathtaking views of the Himalayas after a fantastic breakfast in the hotel. Nothing is more thrilling than a clear, up-close glimpse of the Himalayas from a bird’s eye perspective. Once more, the plane will make a 15-minute fuel stop at Lukla before returning to Kathmandu.
11:30 – 12:00 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu
Finally, when you look down over Namche Bazaar, Lukla, and Phakding before returning to Kathmandu, you will observe the complete range of the Everest region’s landscape diversity. You will be driven back to your accommodation in a comfortable, private vehicle after this thrilling flight.