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!
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..
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..
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..
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..
Explore Himalaya works with the motto ‘Development through Tourism’. Keeping in line with this motto, Explore Himalaya Community Service Project (EHCSP) was conceived to empower underprivileged, marginalized, poor and minority segments of Nepal.