Kathmandu to Everest Kalapattharheli tour takes you to the mesmerizing and enthralling Everest region. The highlight of the entire flight is the magnificiant bird’s eye view of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest at an elevation of 8848 meter. Apart from that, the view point of Kalapatthar opens up to a world full of high standing mountains covering the area. Mountains like Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse, Cho oyu and more sit peacefully in the area and provide a sense of serenity.
About Everest Kalapatther
The Everest Base Camp in south at an elevation of 5346 meters is located in the eastern Himalayan region of Nepal. Kalapatthar which in Nepali and Hindi means, black rock is located on the south ridge of Mt. Pumori in the Everest region. Mount Everest webcam which is loated in this area is the world’s highest webcam. Kalapatthar sits at an elevation of 5644 meter giving a view of various mountains surrounding the area.
After breakfast you are taken to the Everest flight starting point. The operation point of the heli tour is Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, the flight takes to Lukla at 2820 meter where the permits are taken. Then it stops atNamchebazaar and leads to PhericheGrakshep. After the stop at EverestBase Camp, the flight takes to Kalapatther for the clear view of a dozen mountains surrounding the area. After sightseeing, the helicopter then leads back to Lukla and then Kathmandu where you can do further sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Everest Kalapattharheli tour is said to be best at all seasons. The maximum altitude that the flight will take is 5364 meter at Everest Base Camp and at 5545 meters at Kalapatthar. The top notch pilots who fly the helicopter are all certified so there is no risk.Booking of the flight through one’s respective travel and tour agent is necessary prior to the flight.
Since Everest region is home to more than a dozen mountain ranges, so the prime focus of the Kathmandu to Everest Kalapatthar is to view the majestic mountain range. You get a distinctive view of the M. Everest when we land to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. From Kalapatthar, which is the Everest region view point of the Everest region, you get to observe the majestic Khumbu Glacier, Mt. Pumori at 7156 meter, Mt. Nuptse at 7864 meter, Mt Lhotse at 8513 meter, and more.