Mountain Everest is the highest peak in the world, which is 8848 meter above sea level and the Everest is the dream destination for many people around the glove to see and explore it live with own eyes. Reaching Everest Base Camp in Nepal is an adventure journey that takes about 10- 12 days from Kathmandu. You need to take a short flight to Lukla and trek to Everest base camp that takes about 7-8 days and another 3-4 days to trek return to Lukla and flight to Kathmandu. Not all the people are physically fit or have that time to complete the Everest Base Camp Trek. So, there is another way to reach and see the Everest Base Camp and many other high Himalayas that is by Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the best and luxurious way to explore the Everest Base camp and the Himalayas. You take a Helicopter flight tour from Kathmandu airport, which operates every day to reach Kalapattar to view Everest and others Himalayas. You also land in Kalapattar to take some great photographs of Everest and the other Himalayas and return to Kathmandu.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with landing at Kala Pattar offers a closer view of Everest and several mountains, and it is the shortest tour to reach Kalapattar and view Everest. The Everest helicopter tours let you fly high by passing lush hills and alpine forests. The Everest Base Camp Tour with landing at Kalapattar is an excellent additional tour for those who are not doing Everest Base Camp Trek. The flight tour is the best for those who do the Annapurna Base Camp trek or Langtang Valley Trek, where you are not able to see Everest.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour starts from Kathmandu and flies to the east of the capital towards Nagarkot. And soon after, you view Ganesh Himal, Langtang range, Gaurishankar, and various other peaks and enter Sagarmatha National Park. You then view the Kusum Kanguru, Thamserku, Kwangde peak, and land at Kalapattar and given 10-15 minutes to view and take photos. You can view the Everest, Everest Base Camp, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, and several other peaks and glaciers. You then return to Everest View Hotel in Syangbuche to have breakfast and fly back to Kathmandu.