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    Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Landing Helicopter Tour

    5.00/5 from 80 reviews

    At a Glance

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Duration
      06 hrs
    • Trip Difficulty
      Easy Tour
    • Activities
      Helicopter Tour only
    • Meals
      Breakfast on Request
    • Mx.altitude
      5555m.
    • Vehicle
      Private Luxury Tourist Vehicles and Helicopter
    • Max. People
      8

    About - Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Landing Helicopter Tour

    Gokyo and Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is one of the best ways to explore the Khumbu region. Within a short amount of time, people can witness the mesmerizing view of Mount Everest with other beauty of the Region. One of the most fascinating lakes to see is Gokyo Lake, a clear water oligotrophic lake situated at an excellent altitude of 4700m within the Sagarmatha National Park. Its serene and silent character is a time of complete calm due to its clarity and complexity.

    Cost for Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour

    2 Pax: USD 1599 per person Book Now/ 3 Pax: USD 1499 per person Book Now/ 4 Pax: USD 1399 per person Book Now

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    Gokyo Lake Helicopter Landing Tour offers to see "Mt.Everest," the highest mountain on the planet, which stands at an elevation of 8848.86 meters. The massive mountain is towering and beautiful, remaining above the clouds and providing an exceptional aura for people all around to experience is the pinnacle travel destination. People have flocked to helicopter flights to make things easier while still having a good time. After witnessing the calmness of the mountain, the lake will undoubtedly offer you a sense of transformation in yourself.

    Everest and Gokyo Helicopter Landing Tour hold some spectacular views of Shishapangma 8012m, Gaurishankar 7134m, Cho Oyu 8201m, and Makalu 8463m. Thereafter, look forward to diving into the peacefulness of Gokyo Lake. Besides the amazing views of the natural beauty, you can observe the lifestyle of the Himalayan people and know about their culture and traditions even with a short visit to the Everest Region, which can make you more eager to visit Nepal more often.

    Major Highlights of Gokyo and Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    Landing at Gokyo Lakes (4,700–5,000 meters) and Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters)

    Kathmandu to Gokyo Lake helicopter tour provides a breathtaking view of snow-capped mountains and surrounding peaks, allowing you to experience the serenity and freedom of the Himalayas. Gokyo Lakes are oligotrophic lakes located at an altitude of 4,700–5,000m above sea level in Nepal's Sagarmatha National Park. These lakes are the world's highest freshwater lake system. The sparkling, pristine blue and green waters of the Gokyo Lakes are a memorable sight. Most visitors hike to Gokyo Lake from Namche Bazaar. 

    Heli tour to Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Ri is a high-altitude day tour that starts from Kathmandu (1400 meters) to the Gokyo Lakes (4,700–5,000 meters) and Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters). Gokyo Ri standing at an elevation of 5,357 meters gives rise to a calm, peaceful, and silent lake Gokyo. The base to witness beautiful Gokyo Ri with its specialty in itself Gokyo Lake is a perfect destination to wander and explore the electrifying nature of the large mountains.

    Breakfast at the world’s Highest Hotel - Everest View Hotel (3,962 meters)

    Gokyo and Everest Base Camp Heli tour offers Breakfast at the world’s Highest Hotel. After the Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathher, the helicopter takes you back to the Everest View Hotel. In Everest View Hotel, you will be served a hot and delicious breakfast with a great hour and hospitality from the Sherpa of the Khumbu region. While having breakfast, you will be amazed by the majestic views of giant snow-capped mountains just before your breakfast.

    To learn more about Breakfast during the Helicopter tour, please click here.

    Best Time for Everest and Gokyo Lake Helicopter tour with landing from Kathmandu

    Helicopter tour to Gokyo Lake is the best time for March / April / May / September/ October /November. In those months we announce an everyday fixed departure on our website. If you are willing to travel for the next season please kindly contact us for pre-fixed departure dates.

    For the Best Time/Season for the Everest Helicopter Tour, please click here.

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    Major Highlights of the Gokyo and Everest Helicopter Tour

    • Flying over amazing National parks and the Khumbu region.
    • Encounter UNESCO World Heritage site - Everest National Park
    • Aerial views of lakes, rivers, glaciers, snow-capped hills, and icefalls.
    • Birdseye views of a beautiful village, green valley, an alpine forest of rhododendrons and pine tree
    • Breakfast at the world’s Highest Hotel
    • Daily Departure with Private and Sharing options, booking calendar
    • Experience calmness and peacefulness in Gokyo Lake
    • 100 % Full Refund guarantee if no flight is made due to bad weather

    Alternative Tours

    If you want some other options for Helicopter tours in Nepal, you can go with these options Everest for Breakfast, Annapurna Base camp Heli tour, Langtang Helicopter tour, Upper Mustang Heli Tour and many more.

    We Offer the Following Helicopter Tour Services in the Everest Region

    1. Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour, more details
    2. Lukla to Everest base camp & flight back to Kathmandu
    3. Hotel Everest View to Everest base camp Heli back to Kathmandu
    4. Namche Bazaar to Everest Base Camp Heli ride Back to Kathmandu

    Helicopter service in the Everest regions

    The Everest Helicopter Tour Services is among the most well-liked and well-known trip alternatives to the Khumbu District. The Everest Helicopter Tour, also known as the Everest Heli ride, will quickly transport you to the base of Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain. If you're in Nepal, you can rapidly fly above the Everest base camp by helicopter service to obtain a close-up view of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth (8,848.86 m). People now travel to Nepal to partake in the exhilarating helicopter excursions and journeys that are growing more and more in popularity with both domestic and foreign tourists.

    1. Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu

    It takes a helicopter around 40 to 45 min to get from Kathmandu to Lukla and from Lukla to Kathmandu. There are five individuals aboard the chopper, not including the pilot. The best method to bypass the challenges of the usual journey to Lukla is to travel there by helicopter. Flying in a helicopter to Lukla can help you stay on schedule and prevent frequent aircraft cancellations to Lukla. Both private and shared trips from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu are accessible through our company.

    2. Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar and Namche to Kathmandu

    The most convenient way to reach the Khumbu Region is by helicopter from Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar and again from Namche to Kathmandu. For those who are short on time, a helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar is a great option. You can get to Namche Bazaar, which is 3440 meters above sea level, in about 50 minutes. It is far more comfortable to ride in a helicopter to Namche Bazaar, and you will have an unforgettable and thrilling experience flying over some of the biggest mountains in the region. The Kathmandu Namche Helicopter Service will operate in inclement weather while taking all necessary safety precautions, so you won't have to worry about a flight delay or cancellation.

    3. Helicopter flight from Lukla to Hotel Everest View and Hotel Everest View to Kathmandu

    helicopter tour from Lukla to the Hotel Everest View in Syangboche and from the Everest View Hotel to Kathmandu is very helpful for anyone who wants to get there quickly with comfort. Also, you can fly in a helicopter for pickup and drop-off at the Everest View Hotel from Lukla and take in the tranquility of the location. From Lukla, it will take you 15 to 20 minutes to reach the Everest View Hotel by Helicopter, and it will take you approximately an hour to reach Kathmandu from there. Both helicopter pickup and drop-off services from Lukla to the Everest View Hotel and from the Everest View Hotel to Kathmandu are provided by Luxury Holiday Nepal. When required, we also provide helicopter rescue and evacuation services.

    4. Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Gorakshep and Gorakshep to Kathmandu

    Helicopter pickup and drop-off services are a speedy and convenient way to get passengers from Kathmandu to Gorakshep and from Gorakshep to Kathmandu in a short amount of time. The flight takes around 65 minutes to travel the 151 kilometers between these two locations. One of the top take-off sites in both the Everest region and all of Nepal is found at Gorakshep. When the helicopter flies through the air, you will likely witness some of the most breathtaking views of the Mountains, Hills, human settlements, developing districts, and other things. With us, you can reserve a private or shared helicopter.

    5. Helicopter flight from  Everest View Hotel to Everest base camp and Kathmandu

    Helicopter ride from  Everest View Hotel to Everest base camp and Kathmandu is a highly pleasant way to swiftly explore the Everest base camp. Flying over the Everest Base Camp is a fantastic ride in the region. A helicopter journey from the Everest View Hotel to the base camp offers a spectacular view of the Himalayan peaks, including Mt. Everest. From EVH, it will take you 10 to 15 minutes to reach Everest Base Camp, and it will take you around an hour to reach Kathmandu from there. The helicopter pickup and drop-off service in the Everest region will ensure that the tourists have a wonderful trip that is both safe and comfortable.

    6. Helicopter flight from Lukla to Kala Patthar and Kala Patthar to Everest View Hotel and Kathmandu

    Helicopter flight from Lukla to Kala Patthar and Kala Patthar to Everest View Hotel and Kathmandu is the best way to explore the Everest Region in a short amount of time. The 15 to 20-minute helicopter ride from Lukla to Kalapatther provides a breathtaking panorama of the surrounding landscape. The most well-liked viewpoint, Kalapatther, offers the greatest views of Mount Everest and other mountain peaks. It takes 10 to 15 minutes to travel to the only hotel built in this kind of high-altitude environment, the Everest View Hotel.  From here to Kathmandu, via helicopter, will take around an hour or a little bit longer. We offer pleasant and secure base helicopter flights in the Everest region for both individual and shared groups.

    7. Helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu and Kathmandu to Pheriche

    Helicopter flights from Pheriche to Kathmandu and Kathmandu to Pheriche make it easier to travel in the Everest Region for the visitors. When comparing the air distance, Pheriche is only one hour farther away from Kathmandu. The length of the helicopter tour may be altered in some cases due to inclement weather. The heli ride from Pheriche to Kathmandu and from Kathmandu to Pheriche provides a breathtaking view of the region's Mountain peaks, vegetation, landscapes, and lovely man-made attractions. For the pick-up and drop-off helicopter service, guests can be booked either a private helicopter or a group joining helicopter.

    Departure & Return Details for Everest Base Camp Heli Tour

    Departure Point: We will pick you up from your hotel inside Kathmandu Valley

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    Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Landing Helicopter Tour Itinerary

    6:00 AM - 7: 00 AM: Pick up from the hotel in Kathmandu and transfer to the Kathmandu Airport Helipad (1,340 Meters)

    Our Everest Heli tour guide and the driver will receive you from inside Kathmandu (Hotel, Hostel, or Apartments). Then drive to the airport, before departing, please wear warm jackets, gloves, trousers, and sunglasses(Checklist for Everest Heli tour). Carry water bottles, a Passport, light snacks, dry foods, and any medicine in your handbag. If you like to take a packed breakfast you can bring it. From the airport distance inside Kathmandu valley is a 20 to 30-minute drive.

    Do not carry fire items in helicopter fights. To learn more about safety Guidelines and Precautions, please click here

    7:00 AM: Check-in at the Kathmandu Airport Helipad(1,340 Meters)

    At the airport can expect a check-up and queue. Our staff will ask for passport copies, as well as weighing the body weight which is most important for Everest Landing Helicopter Tours.

    After getting the boarding pass & security check and then entering the main waiting hall, need to wait for some time.
    As the airlines announce the time for the flight and then proceed towards the helipad. At the Helipad the captain will provide a safety briefing of the Helicopter flight.
    Learn to handle the doors, and how to get in and out of the helicopter. Always use the front part of the helicopter for exiting and entering but Never go towards the tail of the chopper. When stopping at high altitude the captain does not turn off the engines, the seat arrangements keep changing taking turns to catch the best views. If you need oxygen ask our captain for emergency use.

    7:00 AM - 7:45 AM: Fly from Kathmandu Airport Helipad to Lukla (Tenzing-Hillary Airport -2,860 meters): 45 Minutes Flight

    If the weather is clear grand views of Mt. Manaslu on the far west, with Mt. Ganesh Himal, Langtang and Dorje Lakpa. The high hills are covered in dense forests of rhododendron, pines and farm villages which draws your attention. The scenery of rivers and beautiful landscapes makes you busy with the cameras. As the chopper heads east after 15 minutes of flight grand views of Mt. Gaurishankar and Melung-Tse peaks. Once the Helicopter passes through Lamjura-La high ridge at 3,500 meters can catch a quick glimpse of Mt. Everest and Lhotse.
    Slowly heading north to land at Luka town Tenzing and Hillary Airport at 2,800 meters high, a unique mountainous airstrip for landing and take-off.

    7:45 AM - 8: 00 AM - Landing at Lukla - fueling for 10 - 20 minutes

    While the pilot and ground staff unload the fuel, you will have a brief time for refreshment to use the restroom and witness the smaller planes landing and taking off from Lukla Airport, will be impressive to catch in your cameras and take videos.

    8:00 AM - 8:35 AM: Helicopter Flight towards Everest Region

    If you are flying more than 3 persons or more than 250 kg we have to split the group from Pheriche (4,200 meters) and shuttle back and forth on the same helicopter.
    Once taking off, follow the Dudh-Kosi River, which flows from the glaciers near Everest base camp, called Khumbu glacier. Along the flight views of villages with many lodges and tea houses where trekkers and climbers follow the route within rhododendron and pine-forested trails. After a short time views of Namche Bazaar, Khumjung and Phortse on the left side, from here onwards approaching facing view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam in front.
    On the left side views Mt. Cho-Oyu, the 6th world's highest peak, as Heli flies above famous and the largest, as well the highest Monastery of Tengboche. The flight passes above Pangboche to reach Pheriche a moderate size settlement with many nice hotels and lodges at the height of 4, 200 meters. 
    The captain might land here to split the group of 2 people and 3 people dividing the weight of 250 kg or less. As the group can wait at Pheriche and enjoy taking photos and videos, the first group continues to Everest base camp by Helicopter. Whereas the same helicopter does the shuttle ferrying passengers back and forth.

    8:35 AM - 9:00 AM: Helicopter Tour Over Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar

    The helicopter will fly towards Everest Base Camp, offering stunning views of the Cho-La Pass on the left, Lobuche Peak, and the small settlement of Lobuche with its lodges. You'll see the towering peak of Mt. Pumori and fly over the Khumbu glacier, passing Gorakshep. The helicopter will circle above Everest Base Camp, where mountaineering expeditions set up their tented camps.

    During the peak expedition season in April and May, you can observe climbers preparing for their ascents and acclimatizing at the base camp. Due to the movement of glaciers, avalanches, and rockfalls, the helicopter does not land at Everest Base Camp. The view of Mt. Everest from the base camp is obstructed by the towering peaks of Lhotse and Nuptse. The best and safest viewpoint is at the base of Kala Patthar.

    The helicopter will not land but will offer a flyover of both Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar, providing an unforgettable aerial view. Enjoy this mesmerizing view and take photos and videos from the helicopter. After the flyover, the helicopter will head back to Pheriche to rejoin other co-passengers.

    To learn more about the Grade and Highest Altitude for Everest Helicopter Tour, please click here.

    9:00 AM - 9:40 AM: Fly to Gokyo Lakes (4,700–5,000 meters) and Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters)

    The helicopter will fly towards the Gokyo Lakes, a series of oligotrophic lakes situated at an altitude of 4,700–5,000 meters in Nepal's Sagarmatha National Park. These lakes form the world's highest freshwater lake system. The sparkling, pristine blue and green waters of the Gokyo Lakes are an unforgettable sight.

    Once the helicopter lands at the Gokyo Lakes, step out in front of the chopper to take photos and videos. This mesmerizing view is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and you can ask the captain to take photos for you. Enjoy the moment for about 10-15 minutes before boarding the helicopter again to fly to the Everest View Hotel for breakfast and refreshments.

    9:40 AM - 10:40 AM: Flight to Syangboche hill view-point - Mt. Everest View Hotel (3,962 meters) with options for Breakfast and refreshments.

    On completing the Helicopter flight, the flight continues heading towards Hotel Everest View and hour to relax and enjoy Breakfast or other warm refreshments. In Everest View Hotel, you will be served a hot and delicious breakfast with a great hour and hospitality from the Sherpa of the Khumbu region. While having breakfast, you will be amazed by the majestic views of giant snow-capped mountains just before your breakfast. This is one of the highest deluxe and luxury hotels probably in the world, established 50 years ago by a Japanese who loved this spot with a grand view of Mt Everest. Most trekkers and Helicopter passengers enjoy breakfast on the terrace facing a marvelous view of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Tawache and Thamserku.

    10:40 AM - 12:00 PM: Fly to Kathmandu via Lukla:

    After an hour of free leisure and relaxing stop at Everest View Hotel, then fly back to Lukla for refuel and continue to fly back to Katmandu.

    12: 20 PM: A representative from Luxury Holidays Nepal will pick you up from the airport as soon as you arrive and take you to your destination.

    We will request the feed-backs after a wonderful experience on Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

    Note: We would suggest you make your travelling dates flexible between 3 to 4 days in order to avoid bad weather. If the flight is affected due to the weather you can try the next day.

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    Inclusions

    What's Included

    • PICKUP AND DROP
      Pick up and drop by a private vehicle from your hotel and airport
    • MOUNTAIN VIEWS
      Witness fantastic Himalayan peaks, lakes and glaciers
    • WARM JACKET
      Luxury Holidays Nepal will provide warm jackets for the helicopter tour in case you don't have your own.
    • HELICOPTER TOUR
      Helicopter tour to Kathmandu - Lukla -Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar - Everest View Hotel - Gokyo and return
    • LANDING TIME IN GOKYO LAKES
      10 -15 Minutes stop at Gokyo Lake for sightseeing

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    What's Excluded

    • NATIONAL PARK ENTRY PERMIT
      Everest National park fees - must be in Cash - pay locally in the Mountain
    • PERSONAL EXPENSES
      Items of a personal nature.
    • ADD ON
      Breakfast at Everest View Hotel - Learn More
    • TIPS
      Tips for the driver. (Tipping is expected).

    Dates & Availability

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      - Excellent
      Mr. William Gagnon
      United States of America (the), Los Angeles

      Top-Notch Service

      Luxury Holidays Nepal provided exceptional service. The helicopter ride was smooth and the guides were knowledgeable. A must-do for adventure seekers.

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      - Excellent
      Ms. Noah Bergeron
      United States of America (the), Philadelphia

      Himalayan Beauty

      I was mesmerized by the beauty of the Himalayas. The helicopter ride was comfortable and safe. Thanks to Luxury Holidays Nepal for an amazing tour.

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      - Excellent
      Ms. Ava Bouchard
      Australia, Perth

      Dream Come True

      Flying close to Everest was a dream come true. Luxury Holidays Nepal made the experience even more special with their attention to detail.

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    Essential Information

    1. Payment Method and Booking Confirmations for Gokyo Lake and Everest Heli Tour

    Once the reservation and travelling dates are confirmed you need to make advance payment which can be paid online by using your card. Please follow the direct payment link for more details about the booking procedure and calendar.

    Cost for Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Tour

    2 Pax: USD 1599 per person Book Now
    3 Pax: USD 1499 per person Book Now
    4 Pax: USD 1399 per person - Private Helicopter Book Now

    2. Weight Limits On The Flights for the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Helicopter Tour

    The helicopter can accommodate a maximum of 5 pax excluding pilots. On a group-sharing basis, the helicopter will depart the minimum requirement of 3 Pax. On a charter, basis a helicopter can accommodate up to 5 Pax. Children above 3 years old can be eligible for a helicopter tour.

    To learn more about the weight limit of the Everest Helicopter tour, please click here.

    3. Age Limit for A Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Landing Helicopter Tour

    There is no age barrier to experiencing this trip. But in the case of a child, children above 3 years old can be eligible for a helicopter tour. All age groups can experience a helicopter tour.

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    4. Charge For Kids

    kids are also required to make the same rate as adults to experience this tour. Children above 3 years old can be eligible for a helicopter tour.

    5. Weather Conditions for the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Landing Helicopter Tour

    Mountain weather is often unpredictable. It highly depends upon the morning temperature and wind on the very same day. We would suggest you make your travelling dates flexible between 3 to 4 days in order to avoid bad weather. If the flight is affected due to the weather you can try the next day.

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    6. Best Time for the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Landing Helicopter Tour

    March / April / May / September/ October /November / are the peak season for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. In those months we announce an everyday fixed departure on our website. If you are willing to travel for the next season please kindly contact us for pre-fixed departure dates.

    For the Best Time/Season for the Everest Helicopter Tour, please click here.

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    7. Clothes for the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Landing Helicopter Tour

    Clothing should be comfortable and casual. Dark shirts or tops are recommended for photo taking. Bright-colored clothing may put a reflective glare on the helicopter Plexiglas windows which may refract in your photos. Dark clothing helps to eliminate the reflection.

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    8. Health and Medical condition during the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Landing Helicopter Tour

    Although most of our guests enjoy our flights with no discomfort at all, some guests are prone to motion sickness. If this applies to you, we would recommend taking Dramamine or a similar product. As with all medicines, consult with your doctor before use. All of our flights are sightseeing tours and our pilots take pride in providing the smoothest, safest, and most enjoyable tours available. Helicopters have “Sickness Bags” on board if needed.

    High Altitude Sickness during Everest Helicopter Tour, please click here

    10. Guarantee To See Everything as per the itinerary - Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    The tour description is based on what sites have been most requested in the area to be toured. Every attempt will be made by our pilots to cover each site described or requested by you, weather permitting. Pilots will adjust their flight paths for wind and weather. We have many alternate sites to recommend. You will have the very best helicopter tour of Nepal. Again, your safety and comfort are our primary concerns.

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    11. Breakfast During the Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Landing Helicopter Tour

    On completing the flight to Kalapathher, the flight continues heading towards Hotel Everest View for an hour to relax and enjoy Breakfast. Famous and popularly called Everest for Breakfast. Enjoy the lifetime experience of having breakfast in the shade of the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam and Mt. Everest. The Hotel has facilities for free WiFi at present. This is one of the highest deluxe and luxury hotels probably in the world, established 50 years ago by a Japanese who loved this spot with a grand view of Mt Everest. Most trekkers and Helicopter passengers enjoy breakfast on the terrace facing marvelous views of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Tawache and Thamserku.

    The Everest Helicopter breakfast will be hygienic as the cook and kitchen are well versed in hygiene and ecotourism in lodges we have cooked to supervise and maintain the food quality as well.

    For more details regarding Breakfast at Everest View Hotel, please click here.

    12. Oxygen cylinder during Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    Yes, light and portable oxygen cylinders are available in case of emergency.

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    13. Weather During Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    The weather depends upon the season around Everest or other higher Himalayan belts, where Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake can be visited all time of the year, however, the monsoon months of July to mid-September will be wet but much greener with heavy moisture. The best time will be from September to May, from March to June when wildflowers are in full bloom around 2,000 m to 3,000 m high and the tree lines and vegetation decline for rough arctic terrain, the temperature will be 15 to 20 degree Celsius during the day with sunlight, morning and evening can be much cooler with a minimum of -5 to +05 degree Celsius not counting the wind chill factors. As the flight takes you to land at above 4,000 m temperature drops in the shade as well in the morning and evening time, a day will be clear with strong sunlight and UV (due to drop in oxygen and air pressure at high elevation), where you need a strong sunscreen to avoid sunburn in direct sunlight.
    Mid-September to December will be the clearest weather but with short days minimum of -05 to -10 degrees Celsius in the morning and night time with a maximum of 15-20 degrees during the day in full sunlight, also depending upon the altitude and areas of a visit. December to March will be the coldest months with chances of snows with a minimum of -10 to -15 degree Celsius and with a maximum of 15-18 degrees Celsius without a wind chill factor, however, most of the daytime will be clear with a fine blue sky.

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    14. Grade and Highest Altitude for Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    Easy, Leisure and luxury with a touch of the high altitude of Gokyo Lakes (4,700–5,000 meters), Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters).

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    15. Pickup and Drop off for the Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    A private vehicle will pick you and drop you off inside Kathmandu Valley.

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    16. Helicopter Models and Companies for Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    A B3 double-engine powerful helicopter operated by Luxury Holidays Nepal is always used for the Everest Helicopter tour. This Airbus Euro-copter 350 B3 model helicopter had a test flight and landed on the top of Mount Everest.

    We use the following Helicopter Company for the Everest Landing Helicopter Tour
    1. Altitude Air
    2. Air Dynasty
    3. Kailash Helicopter
    4. Simrik Air
    5. Prabhu Helicopter

    To Learn More about Helicopter models and Companies for Everest Helicopter Tour, please click here.

    17. Sharing Vs Private Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    Most people enjoy a private charter Gokyo and Everest base camp helicopter flight tour of a minimum of 2 pax and enjoy the views in the comfort of spacious seats. On sharing basis although the cost comes lower as you fly on a Helicopter flight to Everest base camp and Gokyo Lakes. Sometimes to get the best views one must exchange seats. 
    On a private Gokyo and Everest Helicopter flight tour makes the decision about where and when to stop to take the photos. When a helicopter is lighter with a low load capacity it can fly much higher with fewer passengers. Must be aware of the reason for joining with other people or having pleasure with fewer passengers to share the helicopter tour to Everest base camp and Gokyo Lakes.

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    18. Cost of Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    A helicopter tour to Gokyo Lakes and Everest base camp with a landing flight package cost USD 1,299-1,699 per person including a fuel surcharge with group sharing with a maximum of 5 pax. Best and most reasonable price, call us at (+977) 985 100 5129 (24/7 on What's App) and USA at +1 916 794 8443.
    We strictly follow safety rules, high altitude air pressure is low, above 4200 meters (13, 800 ft) allowing 250 kg (551 pounds) at a time in one shuttle or 2- 3 people at a time, at the of cost USD 6000, for 5 people, a second shuttle will be required to split the weight allowance and capacity.

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    19. Safety Notes for Gokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    The top priority on the Everest Base Helicopter tour is precautionary measures for a safe and enjoyable flight. Having the best expert pilots, with great experience around the mountainous region and at Everest base camp. Besides, professional pilots, the helicopters are of the latest models, tested several times before operating commercial flights. 
    The load limit and capacity are strictly taken care of and supervised before taking off from respective Helipads. In case of emergency, the pilot will make its best effort to reach safe and sound areas. In case of maximum occupied seats of more than 4-5 people, the pilot will decide to drop off the passengers. At certain heights and safe places, and doing shuttle back and forth for a safe and enjoyable flight for all.  

    ⇒ Wear seat-belt during flight
    ⇒ Never leave the assigned seats during board. Sometimes the pilot needs to re-position the helicopter even after touching down the helipad.
    ⇒ Do not throw any objects from the helicopter during the flight.
    ⇒ Never smoke unless the Captain indicates that it is safer to do.
    ⇒ Do not change or stand from your allocated seat.

    Let the pilot see you! Always enter and exit the helicopter from the side or front. Thank you for your co-operation.

    To learn more about safety Guidelines and Precautions for Everest Helicopter Tour, please click here.

    Important Articles regarding Hokyo and Everest Landing Helicopter Tour

    Important Articles regarding Everest Landing Helicopter Tour

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    2. Best month to go to Mount Everest by Helicopter

    3. Cost to go to Everest by Helicopter

    4. Breakfast During the Everest Helicopter Tour

    5. Private Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    6. Sharing Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

    7. High Altitude Sickness during Everest Helicopter Tour

    8. Oxygen cylinder during Everest Helicopter Tour

    9. Weather During Everest Helicopter Landing Tour
    10. Landing places during Everest Helicopter Tour

    11. Age limit on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    12. Duration of Everest Helicopter Tour

    13. Grade and Highest Altitude for Everest Helicopter Tour
    14. Booking Confirmation on the Everest Helicopter Tour

    15. Equipment and Clothing for Everest Helicopter Tour

    16. Safety Notes for Everest Base camp Helicopter Tour

    17. Helicopter models and Companies for Everest Helicopter Tour

    18. Sharing Vs Private Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    19. Refund and Cancellation Policy for Everest Helicopter Tour

    Additional Information

    ⇒ Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
    ⇒ We recommend you bring warm clothing during winter
    ⇒ Wheelchair accessible

    Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start date of the experience.

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