Mt. Everest- of course, is the highest mountain in the world. Thousands of people are visiting it's the base camp every year. Lots of people trek all the way to the base camp to be closer to this mountain. But there is an option that people don't have enough time to trek or can't walk many days on the mountain. |
The best way to be closer to the Everest is taking a helicopter tour to the Everest base camp. You can book a sharing helicopter to the base camp which offers scenic mountain flight and beautiful landscape. Every day in the morning, there are many helicopters is flying over the Everest with 2 or 3 different landings.
The helicopter flies from Kathmandu airport and flies to Luka which is the first land to refill the fuel and flies to the Everest view hotel. The Everest view hotel is a vantage viewpoint to see the great Everest Himalaya with hot coffee. The second land is here because helicopter with full of passengers, can't land on the Kalapatthar because of gravity. Some of the passengers will drop off here and some will fly to the base camp. before reaching the base camp, it lands on Kala Patthar to take some photograph and flies over the base camp and the Khumbu glacier.
When the first group will arrive back in the Everest view hotel, the second group will fly towards the base camp and do the same activities as the first group would do and fly back to the Everest view hotel and take all the people and comes back to Kathmandu.
You can charter flight or take a joining flight for the Everest base camp helicopter flight tour. The cost for the joining one will cost around a thousand USD per person and if you would like to do a charter flight, it cost 3500 USD.
You can make a nice video of the flight and take amazing photographs from the helicopter. You can take a camera, GoPro, cell phone and some cash with you for breakfast in the Everest view hotel. Don't forget to take your passport with you to check-in at the airport. You need to take a warm jacket because it will be cold up in the mountain. The trip begins here...
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