August 7, 2022 by Everest

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is an enthralling adventure flight that is one of the best tours for mountain lovers. The tour’s main highlight is landing at Kala Patthar (5550m) for a stunning view of the tallest mountain on Earth, Mount Everest within just a few hours. This tour is perfect for those travelers who have a limited time period to do days of hiking. Likewise, People who are physically disabled can have Everest Helicopter Tours and Enjoy magnificent views of the mighty Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Gaurishankar, and many other popular peaks.

Mount Everest 8,848.86 meters (29032 feet) is known as the highest mountain of the Himalayan Mountains and the highest peak on the earth. The Mountain Everest Flight is the best option for travelers who desires to experience the beautiful tallest mountains but can’t trek to Everest Base camp and also has less time for travel. Get to adventure the panoramic views of the highest mountains as you pass over the snow-capped mountains in 4 hours. Along with Mountain Everest, you can also get to scene the beauty of many more Himalayas on this trip. This trip starts from Kathmandu airport.

Suggested Trekking Package For Everest Base Camp:

Heli Tour to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is a highly suggested tour in Nepal that takes you to the maximum altitude of Mount Everest, land at Kala Patthar (5550m) for a stunning view of the tallest mountain on Earth, Mount Everest, within few hours. The flight rewards you with majestic views and exciting trips to Mount Everest.

The Everest Base Camp Heli Tour will take 4 hours from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kala Patthar to Kathmandu, including a 1-hour stop at the hotel Everest view. Those hours are enough to satiate you and leave you with a lifetime memory. The short travel time is perfect for people who have many places to visit in a single day.

The tour begins from Tribhuvan International Airport. This aerial tour of the Everest region will provide you with breathtaking views of the region and memories to last a lifetime. Each participant gets a window seat while flying to Everest Base Camp. Fly east from Kathmandu towards the beautiful Sherpa village and gateway to Everest Lukla.

As you fly parallel to the Himalayan range, you can view an endless chain of frozen mountains. The Helicopter will land at Lukla where you can enjoy the stunning landscape around the village. The Helicopter later goes above Everest Base Camp where you can witness the tallest peak right in front of your eyes. You can see a magnificent view of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Thamserku, and Khumbu glacier. The flight lands at Kala Patthar, the highest vantage point of the trip which rewards you with 360-degree views of Mount Everest and other peaks. You will fly to the exclusive hotel in the Everest region, Everest view hotel which is at the highest elevation. Enjoy the beauty and once-in-a –lifetimes experience in the Everest region.

This is an ideal tour for travelers short on time, or those with mobility issues, who don’t want to miss out on seeing Everest while visiting Nepal.

Why is Everest Base Camp Helicopter is Importance?

Because the Everest base camp helicopter tour is one of the best helicopter tours in the Everest region it takes you to the base camp of the world’s highest mountains including other mountains. This tour is perfect for those travelers who have a limited time period to do days of hiking. Likewise, People who are physically disabled can have Everest Helicopter Tours and Enjoy magnificent views of the mighty Mount Everest. on this trip, you are flying by a helicopter flight to Kala Patthar from the capital city of Nepal (Kathmandu). A helicopter landed first at Kala Patthar and flew nearby the Mount Everest region. After the flight will be landing at Everest View hotel for 1 hour to have breakfast. You will enjoy breakfast with a lovely view of Mount Everest and other high mountains from Everest View.

How to book Everest Base Camp by Helicopter

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3. Get Quotation & Information:

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Major attractions of Everest Base Camp by Helicopter

  • Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience and create lasting memories.
  • Thrilling helicopter to Everest Base Camp.
  • Experience the amazing scenery of the Everest region of the Himalayas.
  • Helicopter Land and stop for Breakfast in Everest View Hotel.
  • Stunning Landscapes, Ice falls, and glaciers.
  • Beautiful villages and valleys.
  • The shortest and earliest way to reach Mount Everest within a few hours
  • Great views of famous peaks such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and many more.

Helicopter Information for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Every helicopter has a weight limit, and the weight limit for the Everest base camp helicopter flight is 500 kg. So on Everest base camp helicopter tour max is 5 people. Helicopter tour capacity is decided by the weight of the person on your trip. Have to make 500 kg in max weight in your Everest base camp helicopter tour. So knowing your weight is very important.

Everest Base Camp Sharing Helicopter Tour          

You can book your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with us even if you are also booking a single traveler. We have another person to join a group with you. If you book a trip with us we will join you with an available group as per your dates. To book your single trips contact us and let us know your available date.

Breakfast at Everest View Hotel while on Everest Heli Tour

After reaching Everest base Camp you can enjoy the Himalayan Scenery with views of Mount Everest Base Camp, then Fly to the Everest view hotel for Breakfast, Enjoy Breakfast with Himalayan Scenery and Fly back to Lukla for fueling, and then to Kathmandu to end this amazing experience.

The best time to visit Everest Base Camp is by Helicopter

October and November are the best time for Everest base camp helicopter tours as the weather is cool and pleasant which gives you the experience of the remarkable views of the mountains.

Day Tour of Everest Base Camp by Helicopter:

  • 6:00 am -6:30 am:  Hotel pick up and drop Tribhuvan International Airport Domestic terminal, Kathmandu

A Vehicle according to your group size will be sent to pick you up from the hotel at 6 am. So, please make sure you get ready 10 minutes earlier. You will get transferred to the domestic terminal of the airport for formalities.

  • 6:30 am–7:00 am : Airport formalities

Make sure you carry your passport and tickets with you. After checking in to the airport via the domestic terminal, an airport officer will check your tickets and documents.

  • 7:00am-8:00am: Fly to Lukla. (Around 2,845m / 1-hour flight depends on the weather)

After the airport formalities, you will further proceed to fly Lukla. The Flight will offer you a nice top view of Kathmandu valley. You can easily see the scattered human settlements from the flight.

You will witness beautiful terrace farming done on the hills, dense forest of rhododendron trees, and various rivers and waterfalls.

Breathtaking panoramic views of Rolwaling Ranges, Langtang Ranges, Ganesh Himal, and other peaks can be seen from the flight. You will fly over Jiri Bazer gateways to CLASSIC ROUTE OF EVEREST

  • 8:00am – 8:15 am : Flight Refueling

The flight will land at Tenzing-Hilary Airport where the Flight will get refueled. It may take 15 minutes to refuel the flight.

  • 8:15 am-8:30 am: Fly to Kala Patthar (Around 5,450m/15 minutes Flight)

After refueling, the flight will take you to Kala Patthar. The dramatic change of geography along with the topography can be noticed as the flight moves further. You will fly over Namche Bazzer the gateway of Mount Everest. The beautiful hotel settlements around the hills of Namche Bazzar can catch your eyes and looks amazing. The flight will fly passing the beautiful mountain peak, Ama Dablam.

  • 8:30 am -8:45 am: Land and explore around Kala Patthar for 10 to 15 Minutes.

Kala Patthar (17192ft/5242m) is surrounded by mountain summits from each side. The flight will land at Kala Patthar where you will enjoy 360 Degree mountain views with the Everest Pumori and Lhotse summit. The summit of Everest is not visible from its base camp so most climbers and trekkers come to Kala Patthar to admire the summit view of Everest. 10 to 15 minutes time will be given at Kala Patthar after landing to capture photos and videos around the place. The Kala Patthar plateau is also a historic site as the World’s Highest Cabinet Meeting was organized by the Nepalese Government over here on 4th December 2009.

  • 8:45 am-9:00 am: Fly to Hotel Everest View. (Approx. 3,950m/15 minutes Flight

After enjoying the moments in Kala Patthar, you will fly to the world’s highest-situsted hotel, Hotel Everest View. The hotel in just 15 minutes flies from Kala Patthar and the flight offers incredible views of Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Ice Fall, Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, and many more peaks of the Everest region.

  • 9:00 am-10:00 am: Breakfast time at Hotel Everest View. (1 hour)

Hotel Everest View is a renowned hotel in Everest Region. It provides a breathtaking view of Mt. Everest and other surrounding peaks. The service and foods provided are nice and tasty. You will order your breakfast and enjoy the mountain views with breakfast. many climbers and trekkers as well as Sherpa of the Himalayas come to this hotel for the breakfast and to enjoy the scenic view. Having a delicious breakfast at this altitude will be the most exciting experience for you.

  • 10:00 am -10:30 am: Fly to Lukla and refuel

After an hour of breakfast in the hotel, you will then fly back to Lukla again with the amazing and thrilling views of the Himalayas. The helicopter will land at Lukla for 15 minutes for refueling and then will proceed to Kathmandu.

  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am : Return Kathmandu

After a refueling break, the flight will take off from Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. In 45 minutes, the flight will land you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. you will notice the same mountain ranges and scattered human settlements while returning. A vehicle will pick you up from the domestic terminal and then drop you at your respective hotel.

Can we go to Everest base camp by helicopter?

Yes, we can go to Everest base camp by helicopter, this tour with landing is considered the best helicopter tour so far which can be completed within a couple of hours. It takes around 3 to 4 hours to reach the base camp from Kathmandu. The tour starts and ends in Kathmandu.

How much does it cost to fly to Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour costs USD 3500 to USD 4500. It depends upon the Number of Persons.

Where do you fly to for Everest Base Camp by Helicopter?

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour starts from Kathmandu valley. We take off from the domestic terminal at Tribhuvan International Airport and heads to Lukla, the gateway of Mount Everest.

How difficult is Everest Base Camp Heli Tour?

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is an easy tour to explore Mount Everest and the other Himalayas.

Why can’t helicopters fly to the Top of Mount Everest?

The air is just too thin for most helicopters to generate enough lift to remain airborne. If the helicopter is equipped to reach that height, making the landing is still an incredibly delicate affair.

How many Hours does it take to get to Everest Base Camp?

From Kathmandu, an airport flight takes about 40-45 minutes to Lukla. In about 10-15 minutes there will be a short break in Lukla. Then after reaching Base camp and Kalapatthar it may take about 40 minutes including landing time.

Is Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour worth it?

This tour is perfect for those travelers who have a limited time period to do days of hiking. Likewise, People who are physically disabled can have Everest Helicopter Tours and Enjoy magnificent views of the mighty Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Gaurishankar, and many other popular peaks.

Does weather affect if Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Yes, Weather will affect for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. It needs to be clear the weather in the mountains to see the best view during your flight. So sometimes the flight can be a delayed bit because of the weather.

Clothing and Preparation for Everest Helicopter Tour

For Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour there is sunshine most time but if it is Cloudy at that time. It will be freezing cold. So you will need the following things on the flight:

  • Windproof Down jacket and sunhat
  • A bottle of Water and Toilet paper
  • Sun lotion and Sunglass
  • Camera and Mobiles
  • Your Passport and Passport copy

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Trip facts:

Duration: 4/5 Hours

Departure From: Kathmandu Airport

Starting Time: 0700 am

Cost: USD 3500 to USD 4500 (it depends upon the number of people)

Trip Grade: Easy high altitude

Day: One-day tour

Transportation: By Helicopter Flight\

Best Season: January to June and September to December

Activities: Flight to Everest base camp Kalapatthar and Breakfast at Everest view hotel.

Destination: Nepal Everest Region Northeastern part of Nepal

No of Person: 1 – 5 Pax

How Many Place Helicopter will be Landed while on Everest Heli Tour

1. Lukla Airport

Everest base camp helicopter tours offer landing opportunities in four different places in the Everest Himalayas. these are the major highlights of the Everest base camp helicopter tour landing at these places offers mesmerizing views of high mountains like Mount Everest and other Himalayan ranges, hill, glaciers, icefalls, ridges, Chortens, and so on.  Here are the short understandings of landing opportunities at varying places while doing the Mount Everest helicopter tours.

2. Pheriche

Similarly, the helicopter flies toward Pheriche (4371 meters ) and here a second landing opportunity is provided. At Pheriche, the number of persons per flight and weight are maintained. The helicopter pauses here for around 20 minutes.

3. Kalapathar viewpoint

The helicopter flight then goes upwards to Kala Patthar (5545 meters) from Pheriche carrying a maximum of 240 kg and 3 persons in 1 helicopter. Reaching Kala Patthar offers the third landing opportunity for this helicopter tour.

4. Everest View Hotel

Finally, the helicopter flies toward Everest View hotel (3380 meters) where you will stop for around 1 hour to enjoy breakfast with a front-eye view of Mount Everest.

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter flights

Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight is one of the best alternative ways to reach Lukla from Kathmandu besides flight. It is more comfortable and provides the best views of mountains and the environment throughout the helicopter ride. If you are bound with time and want to reach Lukla on your schedule then Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight is most preferable at a reasonable and cheaper for your trekking peak climbing expedition or exploring the Everest region a helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will be the best.

Kathmandu to Shangboche helicopter flights

The Kathmandu to Shangboche flight starts with a scenic Heli flight over soaring mountains and lush hills
A helicopter to Shangboche is an ideal trip for trekkers who want to finish the trip in a minimum time. It’s also treasured by wayfarers who seek to avoid the rugged and winding trails, running from Lukla to Shangboche.

Now that gives us insight into why so many travelers lean on a helicopter for the Shangboche flight. It gives them a peek of the breathtaking Khumbu valley along with picturesque villages and towns.

Lukla to Kalapathar helicopter flights

Kala Patthar helicopter flight tour is one of the most famous tours in Nepal. It is because it is the highest viewpoint for landing a helicopter to see Mount Everest. You can see Mount Everest in front of your eyes from Kala Patthar

Lukla to Kalapatthar helicopter flight is a two-way shuttle service between Lukla and Kala Patthar. it is an alternative tour to reach Kala Patthar. Lukla to Kala Patthar helicopter flight offers the finest peregrine view of snow-capped mountain peaks and ranges. Also local village settlements, farmlands, glaciers, flora, fauna, and ravishing mountainous landscape! Because of the chance of viewing these fascinations within just 1 to 2 hours, it has become famous amongst both national and international travelers.

Lukla to Everest Base Camp Helicopter flights

Lukla to Everest base camp helicopter flight is that incredible flight that makes the way to the Everest Base Camp easy, simple and safe. In the Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight, you don’t have to worry about long tiring treks. A helicopter tour means escaping all those difficulties and being able to witness and enjoy the final destination to its fullest.

Everest base camp is the ultimate destination for adventure enthusiasts. Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world is the center of attraction for people all around the world.