From 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. or 11 p.m.
Morning having early breakfast or skipping it to have on route flight, our staff receives you at a given time. A short drive to Kathmandu domestic air terminal, after checking in through security, then proceed towards the helicopter parking area.
Greeted by airline staff and pilot/captain, then board in a spacious seating arrangement. Soon the chopper takes off the ground facing aerial views of Kathmandu city and the valley. As the engine gets higher overlooks the panorama of the Himalayan peaks of Manaslu, Ganesh, and Langtang Himal.
The helicopter turns eastward facing parallel views of Jugal Himal with
Mt. Gaurishankar, Melung Tse and Numbur peaks.
Grand views of rolling green hills and valleys, as the helicopter heads north facing Mt. Everest, Lhotse.
Soon the helicopter flies above Dudh Koshi River past Phakding and Monjo villages with grand views of Namche Bazaar. The scenery of snow peaks abounds on both sides of the chopper, flying high above the beautiful Tengboche Monastery.
Slowly heading due north towards Everest base camp, the pilot makes a swift round above the base camp. Looking at Khumbu ice-fall and glaciers at close distance, and then landing at a perfect spot. On a hard grassy wide field at the base of the famous viewpoint of Kalapathar. The vantage spot for excellent closest views of Mt. Everest with adjoining giant peaks. Spending time for a great photograph, facing the clear incredible scenery of Mt. Everest.
Then the chopper takes off with a possible stop at a scenic ridge, where Everest View Hotel is located. Enjoy the refreshing break by having a warm cup of tea/coffee or breakfast with the Mt. Everest and Ama Dablam backdrop.
The helicopter flies on the same aerial route and might stop at Lukla for re-fueling and then continue the journey to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu air terminal, transfer back to your hotel, after a glorious morning on Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour.