“a breathtaking experience with close views of snow capped peaks including Mt. Everest”
Nepal Holiday Organizer presents scenic flights on chopper (heli) where you can feel the Himalayan Mountains at close distance in our wonderful Heli flights within its fertile green valley surrounded by scenic-green rolling hills with snow capped peak towards north.
Nepal physical and environmental characteristics of the country forms an impressive range of Himalayan peaks with undulating hills and mountains dotted with farm villages and neat terraces.
We run and organize various exotic destination in our Heli Tours starting and ending at Kathmandu or in Pokhara renowned touristic spot for its unique natural beauty and wealth of natural resources.
In Nepal there are more than 5 Helicopter companies all related for tourism travel and emergency airlift, at present there are two types of helicopters currently operating in private sector:
AS 350 B series helicopters manufactured by Euro copter in France and are very popular all over the world, it is regarded as one of the most multipurpose helicopters and is suitable for mountain flying and all types of helicopter missions. Following are its features:
- Fail Safe Design
- Comfortable Seating Arrangements
- 5 seats excluding Pilot
- Suitable for all types of helicopter missions
- Can fly up to an altitude of 5,600m or 16,000 ft.
Other helicopter is the powerful Russian made MI-17. This is a big bird, capable of transporting 22 passengers or four tons of cargo. MI-17’s can reach altitudes well in excess of 5000 m and have been known to land at Everest Base Camp. They offer excellent utility and reliability under extreme conditions. These helicopters are usually charter for bigger groups or large cargo.
Everest Heli Tours:
(Tour duration 3-4 hrs in spacious seats)
Nepal Holiday Organizer runs Heli Tours to Mt. Everest and high Khumbu valley where you fly in the very notch of world highest Mt. Everest at stone throw distance with adjoin giant peaks, with a glimpse of Sherpa Buddhist culture and impressive monasteries includes refreshment stops for lunch-coffee / tea stops and to witness local culture and custom.
Flight continues reaching at Gorakshep at 5,180 m high near proper Everest base camp located beneath Kalapathar hill and Mt. Pumori, this spot with few nice lodges for trekkers to stay.
Starting our Everest Heli Tours, early morning with clear blue sky heading higher with panoramic views of mountains then reaching near Everest base camp with closest views of Everest and then stopping around interesting Sherpa villages in Lukla-Namche Bazaar or including scenic Tengboche Monastery and then heading back to Kathmandu after an incredible experience on Everest Heli Tours.
Everest Heli tour starts from Kathmandu, first you are picked-up from your hotel and transfer to domestic airport in Kathmandu, flying east from Kathmandu towards the beautiful Himalaya and the gateway to Everest, Lukla. The flight starts flying towards Everest Base Camp/Kalapathar after fueling in Likla. The flight goes over the Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and over the Khumbu glacier to reach the Base camp of Mount Everest.
It gives you some of the best mountain views and sceneries. And on the way back, you will have 25 minutes at Syangboche (Hotel Everest view) for Breakfast. Syangboche has excellent views of Mt. Everest and its range. Further, you will fly back to Lukla for fueling again and then to Kathmandu to end your lifetime Experience of Everest tour by helicopter.