Everest Helicopter Tour

5 Nights / 6 Days


Trip starts at:: Kathmandu


Trip ends at: Kathmandu


Accommodation: Hotel Everest View


Max Elevation: 5,545 m / 18,192 ft


Difficulty:: Easy

If you’re keen on traveling to the Khumbu region and enjoying the magnificent mountain view without breaking a sweat then the Everest Panorama Trek is a shorter alternative you can consider. This short trek lets you travel into the beautiful Everest region in under 5 days.

It combines everything - from mountains and high valleys to culture and remote lifestyle. Along the trek, you’ll have the opportunity to relish the mountain views, including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and many more.

Everest Panorama Trek begins with a brief half-hour flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Upon landing, you will walk up to the lush landscapes of Phakding, offering the first glimpse of Mt. Kusum Kanguru. Furthermore, the journey progresses towards the Hotel Everest View.

The Everest Panorama Trek takes you to one of the world’s highest luxurious hotels, the Everest View Hotel at 3,880 meters. Besides that, hidden on a ridge overlooking the Everest range, Hotel Everest View is a remarkable establishment that blends gracefully with its spectacular surrounding. but you’ll also get to relish the panoramic view of the Himalayas.

This short trek can be carried out almost all year round. However, the best times to visit the Everest region are autumn and spring. During these seasons, you’ll get to enjoy a suitable temperature and embrace nature at its full bloom.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu. Day 02: Fly to Lukla via Ramechhap and then trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,560ft) Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Hotel Everest Viewpoint (3880m) Day 04: Rest at Hotel Everest Viewpoint (3880m) Day 05: Heli-tour to Kalapatthar Base Camp and back to Kathmandu Day 06: Departure

Detail Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative from our company will greet you and wish you a warm welcome to Nepal before driving you to the hotel you've reserved. After the check-in process is complete, you can unwind and sleep at the hotel. Our guide will give you some briefing about the trek. The evening is free to enjoy Kathmandu at your own accord, you can get some rest and freshen up or familiarize yourself with some good restaurants, ATMs, money changers, and other vital places you might need during your stay.

Today you will be introduced to your guide at the hotel and will leave for airport. After you reach airport you will take a morning to Lukla, depending on weather. Due to inclement weather, flights to Lukla frequently experience delays. We propose including as much flexibility as possible to account for delays in your schedule. Upon arrival your guide will set the way towards Phakding where you will spend the night.

On this day, you will hike to Hotel Everest View from Phadking. A hike of 8.6 Km. You will enter the Sagarmatha National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Namche Bazaar, a tiny Sherpa market town with endless sightseeing options and the opportunity to get your first look of Everest, will be a place you will spend a lot of time in.

Situated within the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park in Nepal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the hotel offers a 360-degree view of the awe-inspiring peaks. With a view of Mt. Everest from every room, visitors can immerse in this mesmerizing scene in luxury. Hotel Everest View epitomizes the adventurous spirit of the Himalayas. It is a perfect place from which to explore the nearby villages and enjoy the beautiful landscape filled with evergreen fir trees, shrubs, and rhododendron forests. As the day is free you can hike to nearby village accompanied by guide and spend the day on your own accord.

Today after enjoying lovely breakfast with Magnificent Mountain view from the hotel, you will take a Helitour to Kalapatthar Basecamp. After making a short stop of 15 minutes at Kalapatthar Basecamp you will board the Helicopter and ride back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival you will be received by a representative and transferred to the hotel. If you like then you can go around Thamel and enjoy Thamel at your own accord. To cap off the journey you will be enjoying a lovely dinner with a cultural program.

After breakfast you'll be departing for your destination today with a bag full of trinkets and a mind full of priceless memories. Our representative will transfer you to the airport 2-3 hours prior to your international flight.

Services Included

tick image Airport – Hotel transfer all arrival & departure.

tick image 2 nights’ accommodation on a Twin basis under BB Plan, Kathmandu (Deluxe Room).

tick image 3 nights’ accommodation on a Twin basis under Full Board Plan, during trek.

tick image Domestic airfare (Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu), as well as departure taxes.

tick image All regular meals (B,L,D) and accommodation throughout the trek.

tick image Porter to assist with hikers' bags 1 porter will be shared by 2 trekkers, The maximum weight for a porter is 18 kg (9 kg per trekker, weight limit).

tick image Government-licensed trek leader who speaks English.

tick image Sagarmatha National Park Entrance Fee.

tick image Pasang Lhamu Entry permit.

Services Excluded

tick image Additional Meals.

tick image Extra night accommodation.

tick image Beverages and alcoholic drinks.

tick image All personal expenses.

tick image All other additional charges for additional services.

tick image Insurance.

tick image Medical Emergency Rescues.

tick image Visa Fees.

tick image Everything else that is not specifically included under cost inclusion.

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$ 2700 per person