Kongde (Breakfast at Everest)
Departs: Kathmandu - TIA Airport
Duration: 4 hours
Named after the peak Kongde Ri, Kongde is situated at the elevation of 4,250 m. Our Kongde mountain flight is a luxury helicopter tour which allows you to explore the Everest region of Nepal on a relatively short trip in comfort and style. Typically, it takes approximately 10 days to complete the Kongde trek. However, we offer you the option of visiting Kongde directly for a majestic breakfast trip with an amazing sightseeing of the mountains en route. When touring, you will be able to witness the views of all the principle peaks of the Khumbu region, including four peaks over 8,000 m: Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu.
This 3 - 3.5 hours flight will include a hearty breakfast meal with a stunning view of the Himalayan range, as well as a spectacular birds eye aerial views of the world's popular and highest mountain of the Everest region. We offer this luxurious mountain flight to Kongde from where you can see the mesmerizing aerial views of the lakes, green hills, the snowcapped tall mountains– all while witnessing the gradual transition from the sea level to the high altitude Himalayas. While flying with us, you can testify the stunning views of the Himalayan range that covers the Everest region peaks such as Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu Peaks along with the Dudh Koshi River. You are in for a breathtaking heli ride, covering all plain-lands, rivers, hills, and mountains. With no age restriction, this tour is available for people of all ages, health complications, and physical conditions.
Departure from Hotel to Kathmandu Domestic Airport
Fly from Kathmandu Airport to Lukla (45 minutes)
Land in Lukla and refill fuel (15-20 minutes)
Lukla to Kalapatthar viewpoint: 30 mins flights (flying over Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery, Pheriche, and Khumbu Glacier
Fly to Kongde Hotel in Kongde
Kongde Hotel for breakfast: 50 mins-1 hour
Fly from Kongde to Lukla
Fueling time in Lukla: 10-15 mins
Lukla to Kathmandu: 45 mins flight