Pheriche is one of the most attractive destinations in the Everest region. It is the place where a lot of trekkers acclimatize. This beautiful village in the Khumbu region lies at an altitude of 4,371 meters. The distance between Kathmandu to Pheriche is 149 Kilometers. It takes around 1 hour to reach Kathmandu from Pheriche in a helicopter. However, trekking from Pheriche to Kathmandu takes four days.
Pheriche to Kathmandu Helicopter pick-up service is for people who want an easy way back to Kathmandu. There is both helicopter pickup and drop-off service between Pheriche and Kathmandu. For trekkers, Pheriche is like the midpoint of the trek. It takes five days to reach Pheriche from Lukla and another two days from here to reach the Everest Base Camp.
The helicopter pickup service from Pheriche is for people who want to save their time and strength after conquering Everest Base Camp. If the trekkers choose this option, they save an extra 4 to 5 days of walking back to Lukla and of course, the overwhelming commercial flight to Kathmandu.
There are many options for Pheriche to Kathmandu helicopter pickup. Instead of directly boarding a flight to Kathmandu, one can take a flight to Lukla from Pheriche as well. The helicopter pickup service from Pheriche might be best for you in case you do not feel well, suffering from altitude sickness, or got minor/major injuries.
The alternative of taking a flight from Pheriche will also save your trekking cost for the following 3-4 days. If you are worried that you might not be able to see the views if you take a helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu, then do not worry because the aerial views of the mountains during the flight are stunning. So, you not only reach Kathmandu in the shortest amount of time but also get to enjoy breathtaking mountain panorama.
Mountain views and attractions during the flight
Pheriche to Kathmandu helicopter flight offers outstanding views of the Himalayan mountains and diverse landscapes. The mountains that can be seen during the flight are Everest (8,849 m), Nuptse (7,861 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Pumori (7,138 m), Ama Dablam (6,814 m), Taboche (6,501 m), Cholatse (6,440 m), Thamserku (6,608 m), Cho Oyu (8,188 m), etc.
Along with mountain views, the other attractions are monasteries, rivers, glaciers, moraines, gorges, villages, lush forests, and valleys. As you begin to approach Kathmandu, you get to see a birds-eye view of the city.
Pheriche to Kathmandu Distance
The flight takes around 1 hour to reach Kathmandu from Pheriche. You will directly board a flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu. The distance between Pheriche to Kathmandu is 148 Km. We will drop you at your hotel from the Tribhuvan International Airport.
Why use a helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu?
A helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu saves 3 to 4 days of your walking time. Walking to Everest Base Camp and returning to Kathmandu is more than a week's journey. However, through the Pheriche helicopter pick-up service, you will reach Kathmandu within an hour. If you are short on time, you might want to consider this option.
Eagle eye view:
The Pheriche to Kathmandu helicopter ride offers one of the best eagle-eye views of the mountains and hills. You fly over the Khumbu Glacier and Sherpa villages. The scenery from a helicopter is unlike any other view.
Easy and comfortable journey:
If you are in Pheriche after reaching EBC, then you have already done a great job. You do not necessarily have to walk back to Lukla. Instead, you can take a helicopter flight from Pheriche and comfortably fly to Kathmandu. No need to walk on steep and rough paths for another few days to take a commercial flight out of Lukla to Kathmandu.
Skip the same trail back to Lukla:
Upon reaching Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar, you follow the same trail back to Lukla. The views for sure are fabulous even if the trial is the same. However, walking on the same trail back may not interest every trekker. Therefore, a helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu is a great alternative to end your EBC trek and come back to Kathmandu.
Who can join this flight?
- If you are tired of trekking and do not want to walk ahead of Pheriche, we can pick you up from this village and drop you at Kathmandu.
- If you are injured or suffering from altitude sickness.
- If you want to save some time and want to use it to do other activities, then a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu from Pheriche is the ideal choice.
- If the weather ditches you and you have to be on your schedule.
- Add more adventure to your trip and enjoy aerial views of the Himalayas.
- If you do not wish to take a nerve-racking flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
Those who are planning to trek from Pheriche:
If you want to start your EBC trek from Pheriche, we can also drop you from Kathmandu to Pheriche in a helicopter. It's a dramatic way to begin your trek with sensational views of the snow-capped mountains.
So, for people who are planning to start their trip from Pheriche, we have two alternatives. We pick you up from Kathmandu and drop you off on Pheriche. The next option is to pick you up from Lukla and drop you off at Pheriche to start your journey.
Why use our helicopter service?
Best price offer: We provide the best helicopter flight service at the most reasonable price. There are no hidden charges in our price scheme. We also provide the best price option for private helicopters and group joining helicopter facilities.
Secure online payment: We accept all kinds of payments both online and offline. Our online payment system is very secure. If you are not carrying cash, this might be the best option for you.
Expert advice: If you have any queries regarding the best time to travel or any queries regarding the helicopter flight or safety issues, we provide you with expert advice and suggestions.
Trip customizable: The helicopter pickup flight from Pheriche is completely customizable as per your needs. You just have to give information about your plan, and we will prepare accordingly.
100% guaranteed departures: We do not cancel our helicopter flights unless the weather condition is very poor. Sometimes there can be a little delay because of unstable weather.
Safe flight: Our helicopter departures and pickup have been a complete success. We follow complete safety and precautions, which have made all of our flights safe.
Last-minute bookings: We accept last-minute bookings not only for emergencies but also for a normal flights. The booking process is simple, so anyone can do it easily.