There is an extravagant alternative to the Everest Base Camp Trek. It is a mountain flight or a helicopter-based tour of the Everest region. The idea of such a trip is fascinating but very confusing. These are some frequently asked questions about the aerial tour of EBC answered.
Is it feasible to visit Kala Patthar and the Everest Base Camp in one day?
Yes, it is feasible to travel to Kala Patthar and the Everest Base Camp. The time and effort you would have otherwise wasted on a trek will be reduced by using a helicopter for the tour.
Will the helicopter transport us to the top of Everest?
No, you must climb the mountain on your legs to reach the summit. You can only fly over the Everest Base Camp and land at the Kala Patthar viewpoint with our suggested package. Additionally, the plane-based flight will only take place inside the aircraft with no stops.
Is the tour suitable for kids?
The tour is appropriate for kids, yes. Your family is welcome to travel with you. It will be quick, memorable, and totally worthwhile.
Is the tour suitable for people with disabilities?
This question’s resolution is a little difficult. Although we cannot guarantee that the tour is accessible to all people with disabilities, it is accessible to those who are immobile.
What time is ideal for booking a spot on this tour?
The northern hemisphere’s spring and fall are the ideal seasons to sign up for this tour. This will occur in Nepal from March to May and September to October, respectively. The season will have a very clear, bright sky, and stay clear of the dangers that come with winds and snowstorms.
What will the Helicopter Tour’s highest point be?
The highest point of the trip will be the Kala Patthar viewpoint, which is located at an elevation of 5645 meters.
In what location will the tour start and end?
The first takeoff for the tour will happen at the Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu. After that, it transports you to the Everest view hotel and the Kala Patthar viewpoint. After that, you return to Lukla. If you decide to take the helicopter tour, you will depart from Lukla for Kathmandu and end your journey at Kathmandu Airport.
The plane flight, however, will take off from Kathmandu, only travel as far as the viewing area for the mountain range, and then land again in Kathmandu.
Can I do this tour solo?
Yes, you can do the Everest base camp helicopter tour solo. A solo air-based trip will be quite an adventure, and it will not have any risks like trekking solo brings. It will be quaint, peaceful, and a lifetime memory. The solo tour, however, will still have the tour crew with you. So, you will not be completely isolated.
However, you cannot do the airplane-based tour solo.
Will I have to climb or walk during the tour?
No, you are not required to perform any strenuous physical activity during the tour. There won’t be much walking involved if you decide to explore the Kala Patthar and Everest hotel view area. Flying will make it simple for you to get where you are going.