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Everest Experience by Helicopter


Everest Experience by Helicopter

USD 5500


USD 5500

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Trip Overview

Everest Close Up is a charter helicopter tour to Mount Everest. This is one of the most thrilling rides ever. Hovering above the valleys of the Khumbu region surrounded by snow-capped Himalayan peaks amid some of the highest mountains in the world, the view is exhilarating.

Note: The price mentioned is for a single person charter basis. If anyone is travelling with Friends or family, it is subject to change. 

Trip Highlights

  • Panaromic views of the mountains, including Mount Everest, as well as glacier lakes.
  • Landing in Kalapatthar 05 – 10 minutes
  • Breakfast in Hotel Everest View which is one of the World’s highest Placed Hotel.


Early in the morning our guide will pick you up at the Hotel. The Helicopter ride will take you deep into the Himalayas, flying into valleys close to the rock face, as close as five nautical miles from Everest itself. Now you can see the stunning beauty of nature; raw, undiluted, and truly majestic.

The flight takes off from the Kathmandu airport and first lands in Lukla (2860m). The flight then takes off for the mountain flight.

On this trip you will see the Everest Base Camp (5364m), Mount Everest (8848.86 m), & other peaks including Lhotse (8516m) and Ama Dablam (6856m) along with the Khumbu Glacier (7600m) and Gokyo Lake. 

We’ll also take you to Kalapatthar (5643m) where we will land so that you can have the closest and clearest possible view of Everest. In Kalapatthar we give you 5-8 min of ground time.

After the trip, the helicopter will land at Syangboche at Hotel Everest View HEV (World’s highest placed hotel). At the hotel you can sit out enjoying the panoramic views of Himalayan Mountains and celebrate the completion of  Everest adventure on a heli over a sumptuous breakfast.

Once complete, the helicopter will return to Lukla for the refueling for few minutes and finally heads back to Kathmandu.

  • Pick up : Early Morning
  • Total time taken: 3 to 4 hours approx

Services Included

  • Domestic Airport Pick up and Drop
  • Private Helicopter Charter
  • Everest National Park Permit
  • Airport Taxes

Services Excluded

  • Travel and medical insurance including evacuation and cancellation
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Royal Mountain Travel