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Everest Helicopter Tours - 4 Days

Group Size: Min. of 2 People Max-Altitude: 5,545/18,187ft
Destination: Nepal Duration: 4 Days
Accommodation: Deluxe Suite Hotel in Kathmandu

DAY 1 - Welcome to Kathmandu!

Welcome to Kathmandu, the lovely and historic capital of Nepal! We'll be at the airport waiting for you when you step off the plane, ready to transfer you to your hotel. You've had a long flight, so get some rest: your adventure begins tomorrow!

DAY 2 - Sightseeing Tours in Kathmandu

In Kathmandu, we touR Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world.

DAY 3 - Helicopter Tours

We leave our hotel and travel to the airport at six in the morning. After around an hour, we reach the base camp of Mt. Everest. Our next stop is Kalapathhar where we stop for around ten minutes to admire the mighty Himalayas and Everest in particular. The helicopter will then take us to the beautiful Gokyo Lake. We stop there for a few minutes and admire its view up-close. Next, we fly back to Kathmandu. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner hosted by Above & Beyond Trekking to share our experiences of the amazing Everest Helicopter Tour.

DAY 4 - Kathmandu: Departure Day

Our Everest Helicopter Tour in Nepal ends today. Above & Beyond representative will drop us off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a few hours before the scheduled flight.

DAY 1 - Welcome to Kathmandu!

Welcome to Kathmandu, the lovely and historic capital of Nepal! We'll be at the airport waiting for you when you step off the plane, ready to transfer you to your hotel. You've had a long flight, so get some rest: your adventure begins tomorrow!

DAY 2 - Sightseeing Tours in Kathmandu

In Kathmandu, we touR Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world.

DAY 3 - Helicopter Tours

We leave our hotel and travel to the airport at six in the morning. After around an hour, we reach the base camp of Mt. Everest. Our next stop is Kalapathhar where we stop for around ten minutes to admire the mighty Himalayas and Everest in particular. The helicopter will then take us to the beautiful Gokyo Lake. We stop there for a few minutes and admire its view up-close. Next, we fly back to Kathmandu. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner hosted by Above & Beyond Trekking to share our experiences of the amazing Everest Helicopter Tour.

DAY 4 - Kathmandu: Departure Day

Our Everest Helicopter Tour in Nepal ends today. Above & Beyond representative will drop us off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a few hours before the scheduled flight.

What is Included?

All airport transfers from arrival to departure
Three nights of deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
All land transportation by private vehicle
Guided sightseeing tour (Swayambhunath or Monkey Temple and Bouddhanath)
Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary)
Helicopter/Chopper expenses
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek guide
All government and local taxes.

What is Not Included?

Nepal entry Visa fees
Your travel insurance (compulsory)
International airfare and airport tax
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu/Pokhara
Trekking equipments
Tips for trekking staff
Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, beverage drinks, desserts, laundry etc.
Any other expenses which are not mentioned on the service included section.

Travel Insurance

Proof of travel insurance is mandatory before starting the trek. Standard policies often only cover medical evacuation to 4000m so make sure the policy you get covers up to 6000m. We usually suggest World Nomads which costs around $125. You only need to be covered on the policy for the days you will actually be trekking.

Extra Costs and Exclusions

Nepal entry visa ($40 USD). Sleeping Bag Rental $12 and Down Jacket $12 if needed. All the meals are included on the trek but we only include breakfast while you are in Kathmandu. We suggest a tip for the guide and porter after the trek - Plan on a at least $80 (more will be appreciated). We don't include drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu for around $2 and treat the water (your guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle). The other things not included on the trek are like Wifi, charging batteries and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $4 and charging costs about $1.50 an hour. Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc. You are responsible for extra hotel nights ($30/night) and meals in Kathmandu for any extra days in Nepal due to flight delays.

Solo Travelers

We generally don't charge solo travelers any extra fees. Solo travelers can expect their own hotel room in Kathmandu but will need to share a room with other group members during the trek. If availability allows we will arrange private rooms on the trek as well upon request. If you are a solo travelers and planning and not joining one of our group treks you will be charged an extra $10 a day for a porter.

Cancellation Policies

We understand things happen and plans change and will refund your fund minus a 25% cancelation fee. Once we have booked your flight between Kathmandu and Lukla your deposit is non-refundable. If your travel dates change we can generally reschedule you at no extra charge, but please provide at least 7 days advance notice.

Head

* Sun hat or scarf
* Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
* Sunglasses
* Head torch

Upper Body

* Cotton t-shirts or thermals
* Fleece jacket
* Waterproof jacket
Down jacket

Lower Body

* Lightweight cotton pants (long)
* Waterproof pants

Feet

* Thin inner socks
* Thick, warm wool hiking socks
* Comfortable hiking boots

Hands

* Gloves

Accessories

* Sleeping bag rated to 0°C
* Trekking bag/duffel bag
* Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
* Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
* Water bottle or camel bag
* Toiletries

All inclusive price.

Price: USD

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∗ Have a big group? We can help!
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