Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour
Everest Base Camp is one of the dream destinations of most travel enthusiasts around the world. But it's also the fact that not all travelers have around 2 weeks off days to make it to the base camp of Everest by trekking. The best option to reach the base camp, take superb pictures and return back on the same day would be a perfect heli tour to the Everest Base Camp. Trek Guiders has been organizing 3.5 - 4 hours helicopter tour to the Everest Base Camp for its travelers/ clients.
The day trip plan is briefly described hereunder.
Early morning, you will be picked up by one of Trek Guider's office representatives for a drive to the domestic airport from where you will be commencing the Everest Heli flight.
From Kathmandu, you will start flying east towards Lukla. Lukla is a beautiful Sherpa village and the gateway to Everest, meaning the trek starts from here for most Everest region treks. After fueling in Lukla, the flight starts flying towards Everest Base Camp / Kalapathar. The flight goes over the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and Khumbu glacier to reach the Base camp of Mount Everest.
This ultimate helicopter ride gives you some of the best mountain views and sceneries. You will be given a maximum of 5 minutes of landing time at base camp due to the altitude threat. And on the way back, you will be given 20 minutes at Syangboche (Hotel Everest view) to take tea/coffee or Breakfast. Syangboche has excellent views of Mt. Everest and its range. Further, you will fly back to Lukla for fueling and then to Kathmandu to end your lifetime Experience of Everest Base Camp tour by helicopter.