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Exploration flight of Mount Everest helicopter sightseeing tour takes you to the Base Camp of highest peak of the world. It also covers another view point called Kalapatthar. Along with flight you will be enjoing with the shining vistas of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Pumori(7,156m), Mt. Nuptse(7,864m), Mt. Lhotse(8513m), Mt Cho oyu(8,153m) with many more massive Everest Himalayan region. The Everest helicopter charter flight starts from Kathmandu and ends at Kathmandu.
In the Everest Helicopter tour, essentially there will be two stops in Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar and Hotel Everest View for breakfasts. Landing at Kalapatthar is most significant because this view point presents entire massive peaks including Mt Everest from close distance. Landing at Base Camp is just to get there and you will only observe the glacier. You will land at One of the Hotel for breakfasts with enjoying great vistas and return Kathmandu.
Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Evening dinner with cultural show Hostess by Himalayan Aster Treks and overnight at hotel.
After the early morning, breakfast the fully guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu kicks off. You will drive Boudhanath. Boudhnath Stupa, is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. The Tibetan flavor is well observed in the backstreets of Boudhanath. The maroon robed monks enchanting the holy prayers and the mega statues of Buddha indulged in different mudras is great opportunity to grasp the practices of rich Buddhist culture. Then you will be driving to the next major destination in Kathmandu- Pashupatinath. The scattered small temples devoted to different Hindu deities along with the main temple dedicated to supreme Hindu God- Shiva are the highlights of Pashupatinath. The cremation procedure ongoing at Aryaghat; bank of Bagmati River is worthwhile observation to understand the Hindu rituals during the funerals. After the lunch, you will take a drive to Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the most artistic and glorious Durbar Square in the valley appeals a thorough exploration. Arousing wooden crafts depicting sex throughout the scattered monuments in the backstreets of Patan Durbar Square is worthy appreciable. After the tour to these two mega destinations of the valley. Then you will drive to back to your hotel in Kathmandu..
Stopovers at Kalapatthar (5545m) & Kongde (4200m); overnight in Kathmandu Early in the morning you board the chopper and fly eastwards towards Everest Region. Your destination is Everest Base Camp. Enjoying aerial views of Everest [8,848 m], Ama Dablam [6856m], Thamserku [6608m] Kantega [6685m], Lhotse [8501m], Nuptse [7879m], you halt at Kalapatthar (5,545m) – one of the finest viewpoints to view Mount Everest up close and the site of the World’s Highest Cabinet Meeting (held on December 4, 2009). After exploring and taking pictures, you leave Kalapatthar and fly towards Kongde Ri (4200m) which has the world’s highest full service luxury resort – Yeti Mountain Home, Kongde. At the resort, you sit out marveling at the panoramic views of Himalayan Mountains and celebrate the completion of your Everest adventure over champagne and a sumptuous breakfast. Later you will drive to your hotel in Kathmandu. .
Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Himalayan Aster Treks representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. OR You have the option to extend your trip to continue onto Chitwan jungle safari, rafting adventure, Kathmandu valley shopping tour, scenic Everest flight, mountain biking and other activities.