This will be your unforgettable Heli tour as close to Mt. Everest as you can reach in a day. The flight takes off from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Flight direction will be east parallel to the Himalayan range. Pilot guides you on the way. From the above picturesque Sherpa mountain villages, Gompas (monasteries), Emerald mountain lakes and spread snow capped mountain glacier views are mesmerizing. You can see closely Mt. Everest, Khumbu Himal, Ama Dablam, Kantega, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, and more peaks. If you fly during climbing season, you may also have the opportunity to see colorful-tented camps of expedition groups on the mountains.
Syangboche is a small village, which lies above the Namche Bazaar (3,450m). It is one of the well-known sites for the tallest sky dive in the world. Syangboche can be reached by 1 hour’s helicopter flight from Kathmandu and a hour’s walk from Namche Bazaar. Syangboche airport is the airport located at the highest altitude in world.
You will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, which takes about 45 minutes to reach at Lukla, and ground time is 10 minutes where chopper stop for refueling. After that, you will fly for Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar). It takes about 25 minutes there will be a brief stopover for 5 mins at Kalapatthar – 5,545m (the site of the World’s Highest Cabinet Meeting) for you to take pictures. From Kala Patthar, you can get the closest view of Mount Everest. After flying from Kalapatthar about 15 minutes, you will be having breakfast at the Syangboche and the estimated ground time at Syangboche is 20 minutes. Then, you will board the helicopter from Syangboche-Lukla –Kathmandu that takes 70 minutes.
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