KATHMANDU - EVEREST HELI TOUR
An exhilarating helicopter flight to Everest Region filled with towering snowy maintains (including the world’s tallest peak Mt.Everest ), icy glaciers, emerald mountain lakes, isolated Buddhist monasteries and picturesque Sherpa (an ethnic mountain tribe) settlements. A memorable celebratory meal with champagne at the world’s highest resort Yeti Mountain Home in Kongde. Enjoy the magical sunrise from a hill side resort of Nagrkot and take an insightful tours to Kathmandu’s UNESCO World Heirtage sites. This make up for a memorable trip, no less!
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1400m), Transfer to Hotel (Yak & Yeti)
Day 02: Heli tour to Everest & Overnight at Nagarkot(2175m)
Day 03: Drive to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur
Day 04: Depart Kathmandu
Trip length: 4 Days
Activities: Cultural & Heli tour
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Maximum altitude: 5545m
- Airport transfers and escort
- Accommodation at – Yak & Yeti (5 star hotel) in Kathmandu & Club Himalaya in Nagarkot, with complimentary breakfast
- Heli flight
- Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
- Entry fees.
- Dinner on Days 1 & 3, Breakfast with champagne at Kongde Resort.
- Nepal Visa
- International Flighst
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
- Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation / road block due to any reason
- Extra baggage charges
- Any expense of personal nature, telephone calls, laundary and tips
- Travel Insurance
Day 01: Arrive to Kathmandu; Transfer to Yak & Yeti hotel
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience as exotic panoramic view of snow-capped Himalayan peaks sprawls before you. We meet you at the airport and escort you to Yak & Yeti hotel, which is approximately 20 minutes’ drive from International airport. You will be taken to an ethnic Nepali restaurant for dinner, where you get to enjoy Nepali cuisine and a cultural program.
Day 02: Heli tour to Everest – Stopovers at Kala Patthar(5545m) & Kongde(4200m) - Overnight at Nagarkot
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 Kala Patthar (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 Kala Patthar 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 be flown to Nagarkot at Club Himalaya. Nagarkot, situated on the outskirts of Kathmandu, is famous for its magical sunrise and beautiful resorts.
Day 03: Drive back to Kathmandu via Bhakatpur
After taking in the fabulous sunrise view in Nagarkot, you head towards Bhaktapur. En route you pass through quaint villages and farmsteads. You get to explore Bhaktapur city’s Durbar Square, Dattareya Square and Taumadhi Square. Attractions at the Bhaktapur Durbar Square include the medieval Palace of 55 Windows, Golden Gate, Nyatapole Temple and several other ancient monuments. Bhaktapur is also famous for its pottery. You can witness potters busy at their work at the Pottery Square. Thereafter, you resume your sightseeing tour to Pashupatinath temple and Bouddhanath Stupa. Later check-in to hotel, get refreshed and head towards Thamel’s legendary restaurant ‘Rum Doddle’ for farewell dinner.
Day 04: Depart Kathmandu
Our support team will take you to the airport for your flight home. Or if you prefer you can stay longer and indulge more adventures such as game drive at National parks, rafting, bungy jumping, mountain biking etc.