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  • Trip introduction

    Get spectacular views of nearly 200 peaks in the Himalayas, including such legends as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Choyu, from the comforts of a helicopter. Along with a certified pilot, you'll board a 5-seater helicopter at Kathmandu and lift-off to an altitude of almost 16,000 feet. You'll head straight towards Mt. Everest for some truly amazing, birds eye views of the icy gorges, gigantic glaciers, serpentine rivers and towering peaks that define the Himalayas. En route, you'll also stop to visit the popular Everest View Hotel.

    NOTE: The price displayed is calculated on the basis of 4 travellers. Increase or decrease in the number of travellers will lead to a change in price.

    Destination

    The Himalayas are home to most of the tallest mountain peaks in the world, including the tallest of them all, Mt. Everest. Most travellers who ever dream of visiting the rugged terrain of these mountains need to be in excellent physical ability and participate in an long expedition. However, a helicopter tour gives you the chance of visiting the Himalayas to grab truly goose-bump inducing views of the heavenly mountains on a day trip that requires only basic physical ability.

    Destination highlights

    Catch amazing views of famous peaks like the Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Choyu. | Get a different, birds eye view of Himalayan mountain peaks. | Visit the popular Everest View Hotel at Syangboche.

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    Trip details
  • Helicopter tour of Mt. Everest!

    You'll be picked up from your hotel in Kathmandu city and transferred to the Tribhuvan International Airport. Here, you'll board a helicopter and lift-off for a flight to Syangboche. En route, you'll make a short stop for refueling at the Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. At Syangboche, you'll land and visit the popular Everest View hotel.

    After a 45-min break at Syangboche, you'll lift-off once again and fly to Mt. Kala Pattar to get spectacular views of Mt. Everest and surrounding peaks. Return back to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, with another short refueling stop at Lukla. You'll be dropped back at your hotel in Kathmandu city. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends by early afternoon

    This package does not include any accommodation or meals. Make sure to carry a good camera to take photos during the helicopter ride.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Tribhuvan International Airport

    Tribhuvan International Airport

    06:00 AM

    Food

    No meals are provided

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days before departure of the Mt. Everest helicopter tour: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made 30-14 days before departure of the Mt. Everest helicopter tour: 80% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 14-1 day before departure of the Mt. Everest helicopter tour: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 24 hours before departure of the Mt. Everest helicopter tour: 50% refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    All refunds will be subject to a foreign curreny premium/discount.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the tour guide during the helicopter tour of Mt. Everest.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the helicopter tour of Mt. Everest.

    Travellers are required to carry a valid government-issued photo ID.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The price displayed is calculated on the basis of 4 travellers. Increase or decrease in the number of travellers will lead to a change in price.

    Prices displayed are subject to a foreign currency premium/discount.

    Travellers will be picked up from their hotel at approximately 06:00 hrs. However, the exact timing will be conveyed to travellers one day prior to the helicopter tour of Mt. Everest.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the helicopter tour of Mt. Everest.

    The tour operator reserves the right to change or cancel the itinerary of this trip due to bad weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Airport transfers at Kathmandu in private vehicle

    • Helicopter for the tour
    • Services of certified pilot-cum-guide
    • First aid kit (including oxygen cylinders)
    • Rates are inclusive of any international payment transfer fees.

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between home city and Kathmandu

    • Any meals or accommodation in Kathmandu
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Personal expenses such as meals and beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
    • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirt/shirts and jeans/track pants
    • Fleece jacket
    • Trekking/sports shoes
    • Sweater and thermal clothes
    • Woollen gloves and socks
    • Monkey cap or muffler
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage like suitcases, trolley bags etc.

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicle for airport transfers in Kathmandu
    • Helicopter for the tour
    • First aid kit (including oxygen cylinders)

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Camera (with batteries)
    • Dry snacks (protein/granola bars, biscuits etc.)

    Medical Kit

    • Specific, personal and prescribed medication