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I am going to India in February and want to plan visit the Himalayas and view Mt. Everest and/or to take a flight tour by helicopter/Plain in order to see it. I am not able to Trekk, but still want to eperience it. Do you have any suggestions?
Thanks so much for your help.
Are you sure you want to go in February to the Himalayas and take a flight tour by helicopter during the winter?
I have done mountain flight several times and well worth doing if you have money to burn. The cost is around 100-130 USD depending on the airlines. Buddha Air has the best flights in my opinion, just try to get the three last windows. But you do not come real close to the mountain due to dangerous winds. Bring a regional map, camera and binoculars. Helicpters can be chartered for the purpose, but at 1600 usd per hour or so you need to get a big party toghether to do this sensibly. And the choppers may not be able to go above the winter haze/mist for a prolonged time.