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Everest Base Camp – Kalapatthar Helicopter Tour

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  • Jyatha, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal


Everest Stopover at Kalapatthar Helicopter Tour is one of the perfect options for those who don’t have enough time for the long and difficult trek in the foothills of the highest mountains. The flight will take off from Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport at 7 AM. The helicopter will fly east, parallel to the Himalayan range.

Mt. Everest and the other stunning peaks of the Mahalangur Himalayan range are something special about this tour. The Heli journey will be a 40min long, thrilling experience for everyone. Panoramic views of outstanding scenes leading to Lukla Airport. Reaching Lukla airport, you will fly over the Sagarmatha National Park home to diverse exotic flora and fauna. Aerial views of lakes, rivers, Sherpa settlements, and Khumbu icefalls. The final destination would be a popular vantage point - Kalapatthar.

Located in the south of Mt. Pumori. Kalapatthar is one of the incredible landmark stopovers for the magnificent Khumbu region which provides amazing panoramic views of the Himalayas. Kalapatthar is the world’s highest mountain viewpoint to the mighty Mt. Everest and of course, the world’s highest point to hold Webcam- Mount Everest Webcam capturing the summit of Mount Everest.

Trip highlights

  • Experience one of the best aerial tours in the world
  • Fulfil your dream to Everest in the most exclusive way
  • Picturesque Sherpa mountain villages, monasteries, emerald mountain lakes & a snowy expanse of Himalayan peaks and glaciers
  • Closer & mesmerizing views of Khumbu Himal, Ama Dablam, Kantega, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori and Mt. Everest
  • Bird's Eye views of lakes, rivers, glaciers, snow-capped hills, and icefalls
  • Aerial views of beautiful village, green valley, and an alpine forest of rhododendron and pine tree

Detailed Itinerary

07:00 AM

Depart Kathmandu by Heli and fly over Everest Base Camp and short stopover at Kala Patthar (5-7 mins) and return to Syangboche

08:45 AM

Breakfast at Everest View Hotel, Syangboche

09:15 AM

Fly back to Kathmandu

  • Trip facts

  • Trip duration : 1 day
  • Grade : Easy
  • Activity : Heli Sightseeing Tour
  • Starts in : Kathmandu
  • End in : Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude : 5545 m

Extension Tours

Jungle Safari
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