About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
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People dream of being on Everest for that they have to trek for days to be on the foothills of World’s Highest Peak, Mt.Everest. Those who enjoy walking and hiking then Everest Base Camp Trek is the best. This trek allows trekkers to explore the natural and cultural beauty of the Everest region. But for those who want to skip trekking for them, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the best option. It might be expensive but the experience and views achieved afterward are beyond imagination.
Everest Base Helicopter Tour is a 1-day tour that takes you to wonderful places of Khumbu region. This Everest helicopter tour is very suitable for physically disabled, children, elders who can’t walk long distances. Traveling on a helicopter towards Everest Base Camp offers magnificent aerial views of the rocky mountains, forested hills, villages, valleys, rivers flowing, glaciers and great walls of Himalayas.
From the helicopter, you can have spectacular views of giant snow peaks of Mt.Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, and Nuptse. While heading towards Everest Base Camp, the helicopter flies over picturesque villages of Lukla, Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorak Shep, etc. On the way, you will find the town of the largest Sherpa settlement, Namche Bazaar; along with the largest Khumbu’s monastery of Tengboche.
Everest Helicopter Tour starts with a flight from the Kathmandu valley to Lukla (the gateway of Everest). It’s a 40-minute flight trip. The helicopter lands for a while for refueling and heads towards the Everest Base Camp.
The helicopter lands either at Kala Patthar or Everest Base Camp based on your choice. Everest Base Camp is the closest to where you can have direct contact with Everest as compared to other viewpoints. Whereas Kala Patthar is a large black mountain that provides unbelievable 360-degree panoramic views of the entire Himalayan range. Kala Patthar is also famous for magical sunrise and sunset views.
Created on Aug 1st 2019 06:27. Viewed 172 times.