One of the best ways to arrive at the remote location of Khumbu region is on a helicopter. Lukla to Kala Patthar or Gorakshep helicopter will fly past the beautiful Himalayan terrains. You will pass above scenic landmarks while observing the Himalayan vista to arrive at this destination.
This beautiful aerial helicopter tour will allow you to skip rugged and remote trails of the region. If you decide to trek, you might need to trek for many days which is not viable for all travelers. The short-duration tour will take around 35-40 minutes to arrive at your destination of Kalapathar or Gorakshep.
The trekking route passes through various settlements of the region, including Lukla, Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, and Lobuche. Moreover, the rugged trekking conditions will require immense physical strength. You must train well ahead of the trek to complete the journey quickly.
Not all people can or want to trek in such conditions for long days. Hence, the Lukla to Kala Pathar or Gorak Shep helicopter tour is ideal for these reasons. Anyone from children to senior citizens can take this helicopter trip. You can observe the snow-clad mountains, including Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Nuptse, and others.
Besides, the region has diverse natural landscapes, including hills, waterfalls, rivers, and others. There is a beautiful cultural heritage in the area, including Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, Gompas, etc. You can also find many Sherpa people settlements along the trail. Hence, you can take the Lukla to Kala Patthar or Gorakshep helicopter charter for these reasons.
Gorakshep is a beautiful destination and the original base camp of Mt Everest. The beautiful location is the last settlement on your trail to Everest Base Camp. This location is also the final resting point for trekkers and climbers. Kalapathar is a beautiful viewpoint where you can get the sweeping vista of the region.
Mt. Everest looks stunning from the viewpoint, and many pictures of the mountain get clicked from this viewpoint. This helicopter charter is a great alternative for the rugged trekking journey. Travelers with medical issues and weak health conditions can also arrive at their stunning destination on a helicopter.
You can also observe spectacular landscapes, towering mountains, cascading waterfalls, rugged cliffs, etc. from the top. Experienced pilots with many years in Himalayan aviation run helicopter tours. There are all other facilities for first aid, supplementary oxygen and evacuation if necessary.
This helicopter charter from Lukla to Kala Pathar or Gorak Shep is available at a reasonable price. Contact us for more information about the trip in detail.
Phase 1: Pick up at Lukla point
Our team will pick you up from the hotel at Lukla point and take you to the helipad area. At the Tenzing Hillary airport, you can find the helipad where we will board our flight to Kalapathar or Gorak Shep.
Phase 2: Flight to Kalapathar/Gorak Shep on a Helicopter
The helicopter flight will start from the Lukla helipad. You will pass above the beautiful natural diverse tenants of the regions and the cultural settlements of the area. You can observe the snow-clad mountains of the Himalayas during the helicopter flight. You will arrive at the destination in about 15 minutes.