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 short flight to Lukla and trek all the way 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 can take Helicopter flight from Kathmandu airport that are operated every day from Kathmandu to reach Kalapattar to view Everest and Himalayas and you also land in Kalapattar to take some great photograph of Everest and Himalayas then you return to Kathmandu.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with landing at Kala Pattar offers closer view of Everest and several mountains and it is shortest tour to reach Kalapattar and view Everest. The Everest helicopter tours let you to fly high passing lush hills and alpine forest. The Everest Base Camp Tour with landing at Kalapattar is excellent additional tour for those are not doing Everest Base Camp Trek. The tour is mostly best for those do Annapurna Base Camp trek or Langtang Valley Trek or Tours and not able to see Everest on their tours in Nepal.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour starts from Kathmandu airport and fly east of the capital towards Nagarkot and soon after you start to view Ganesh Himal, Langtang range, Gaurishankar and various other peaks and enter Sagarmatha National Park. You will start to see the Kusum Kanguru, Thamserku, Kwangde peak and you will land at Kalapattar and given 10-15 minutes to view and take photos. You see view of Everest, Everest Base Camp, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori and a number of other peaks and glaciers. You then return to Everest View Hotel in Syangbuche to have breakfast and fly back to Kathmandu.