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    The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers an unparalleled bird's-eye view of the world's highest peak and the magnificent Himalayan landscapes, without the need for an extended trek. Due to the high altitude and its challenges for aviation, specific weight limitations are implemented for these helicopter tours.

    Everest Helicopter Tour
    1. Helicopter Capacity Up to 4000 Meters: The helicopters used during the Everest Heli Tour can accommodate up to six people, including the pilot, thus allowing for 5 passengers. These helicopters have a maximum weight capacity of 500kgs when flying at altitudes up to 4,000 meters. For groups of 3 people or fewer, the helicopter will directly fly from Lukla to Kala Patthar, passing through Everest Base Camp.

    2. Weight Restrictions Above 4000 Meters: As the altitude increases beyond 4,000 meters, the helicopter's weight capacity significantly decreases. On average, the maximum weight the helicopter can carry above this altitude is approximately 250 kg. For groups larger than 3 people, an initial landing at Pheriche is required to adjust the weight limit. After this adjustment, the helicopter shuttles the flight to Kala Patthar.

    3. Group Size and Shuttle Runs: To maintain safety and comply with weight limits, if a group exceeds the weight limitation at higher altitudes, shuttle runs or adjustments, like the one at Pheriche, are necessary.


    It's vital to always be aware of:

    • Weather Conditions: These can significantly affect helicopter performance, potentially impacting the weight it can safely carry.

    • Helicopter Model: Specific weight limits can vary depending on the exact model of the helicopter being used.

    Passengers might be weighed before the flight, and luggage limits are strictly enforced to ensure safety. Always consult with the specific helicopter tour operator such as Luxury Holiday Nepal to get the most accurate and up-to-date information on weight limits and any other restrictions.

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    Everest Heli Tour and Gokyo - Everest Base Camp Heli Tour are popular helicopter tours in the Everest Region.

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