Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Landing Tour with Cost

  • Last Updated on Feb 6, 2024

The Everest base camp helicopter flight landing tour is great for individuals who do not want to stretch their time for trekking but for exploring the tallest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.  Travelers may be thinking about how difficult it is to view Mount Everest, but with this helicopter tour, everything is easier and faster.

However, this mesmerizing helicopter tour offers unimaginable perspectives on pristine mountain peaks and ranges in exceptionally close proximity. The prime attractions of this heli trip are a close-up view of the world’s highest mountain, alongside some other popular peaks like Gaurishankar, Lhakpa Dorje, Cho-Oyu, Nuptse, Lhotse, and numerous others!

Do you have a dream to go on an adventurous journey to Everest Base Camp by Helicopter?

If yes, come and go along with us. We will make your dream come true on an absolutely exhilarating helicopter tour to Everest base camp (5545 meters). Everest base camp helicopter flight landing tour, with the best guarantee and reasonable price, is a luxurious way of exploring the magnificence of the Khumbu region of Nepal.

Everest base camp helicopter tour starts from Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu Airport). The flight takes off from Kathmandu air terminal, giving a sharp view of numerous heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley. As the flight pushes forward, towards the eastern side, the snowcapped landscapes start to show up before your eyes. The chopper will pause in Lukla for some formalities of the trip; thus, you will have some spare time in Lukla. Throughout the break, you can partake in the perspectives on the Himalayan chain limited to Lukla town.

After a brief break, your gutsy outing on this helicopter tour starts as numerous mountaintops anticipate you on the route. At the point when helicopters land at Everest base camp, you may not accept the obvious reality, as you are seeing the world's tallest peak before your eyes. Also, mountains like Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse, and many more along the Khumbu glacial icemass can be seen from the base camp view point.

The helicopter will reach Kala Patthar (5180 meters) from the base camp. Kala Patthar offers an aerial 360-degree view of Everest and different mountains, including staggering scenes. You can take as many pictures as you want, keeping the memories of Everest captured for a lifetime. Furthermore, from Kala Patthar, the helicopter will fly to Hotel Everest View (3880 meters) to cherish a heavenly breakfast and partake in the wonderful landscape and scenery. In the wake of completing your morning meal, you will go to Kathmandu, cherishing the excellent views of towns and valleys en route.

Along these lines, enjoy the bold helicopter excursion to base camp with us at the best cost. We are offering a quality helicopter to our godly guests at a reasonable price. With our experienced guides and highly trained pilots, we guarantee to fulfill your every need and desire during the entire helicopter visit. During this helicopter tour with landing, the seats are managed in such a way that all the visitors are placed in the windows, which permit you to appreciate the astonishing perspective on beautiful magnificence

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The Route for Helicopter Tour to Base Camp Flows in Following Ways:

Kathmandu -> Lukla -> Pheriche -> Everest Base Camp (Kala Patthar) -> Hotel Everest View (Syangboche) -> Lukla -> Kathmandu

The Everest base camp helicopter flight landing tour provides landings at two different but major points in the Everest region. One is Kala Patthar, and another is Hotel Everest View. At Kala Patthar, you will have the best view of the mountains. And at Hotel Everest View, you will enjoy the serene mountainous environment with exotic meals. It will make your helicopter tour more interesting and thrilling.

Though a helicopter flight to Lukla and then to Everest base camp is the most popular one, there are other ways to reach Mount Everest base camp too. Some are to drive to Jiri and trek to EBC, drive or fly to Salleri (Phaplu) and trek to EBC, and so forth. Jiri to Everest base camp is the longest way to reach Everest base camp, and the shortest is the luxury helicopter flight to EBC, about which we have mentioned above.

Reaching base camp by helicopter is perfect for people who do not have time to complete days of trekking. Similarly, travelers who are especially able can enjoy the view of mighty Mount Everest, Gauri Shankar, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and other famous peaks and ranges. Nature travelers may be reluctant to do the Everest base camp trek because of the difficulty level and time-consuming nature of the trek.

However, this extravagant helicopter flight permits them to arrive at Everest base camp in a brief time frame. Conclusively, the helicopter tour to Everest base camp package is getting famous these days as a short heli tour, just like other regions of Everest.

Trip Facts

Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing at Kala patthar

Tour Type: 1 Day Helicopter Tour

Tour Duration: 4 to 5 hours (including flights and stopovers)

Tour Cost: $1150 per person (paying together) – Price may differ according to the numbers of persons involved in the trip and the way of payment (paying individually or paying together)

Tour Grade: Easiest to Moderate 

Tour Activities Involved: Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, refueling at Lukla, flight from Lukla to Pheriche, maintaining groups at Pheriche, flight from Pheriche to Kala Patthar, exploring the Kala Patthar area, flight from Kala Patthar to Hotel Everest View, enjoying breakfast at Hotel Everest View, and finally a flight back to Kathmandu.

Highest Altitude Reached: 5545 meters (Kala Patthar)

Lowest Altitude: 1400 meters (Kathmandu)

Best Seasons: September, October, November, December, February, March, April, and May (Please note that this helicopter tour operates throughout the year, if sky is clear and weather is favorable)

Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp Route Map

The helicopter tour to Everest base camp is a short tour that gives a lifetime memory to its visitors. It begins and ends in Kathmandu and generally takes 4 to 5 hours to complete. The landing chance is provided at Kala Patthar (5545 meters) and Hotel Everest View (3880 meters) for the finest view of Mount Everest and the surrounding landscape.

Everest base camp helicopter tour route map

StageActivities During Everest Base Camp Heli Tour
1Helicopter flight starts from Kathmandu and pauses at Lukla for refueling. It offers a flyover through Kathmandu Valley, Nagarkot Hill, and the Alpine Forest of Jiri!

After refueling at Lukla, the helicopter flies to Kala Patthar viewpoint and lands there. The helicopter flies over Namche BBazaar, the ancient Tengboche Monastery, Pheriche, and the Khumbu Glacier. Spend some photographic moments at Kala Patthar.

3Helicopter flight from Kala Patthar to Hotel Everest View and stopover at Hotel Everest View for breakfast!

After breakfast, the helicopter flies to Lukla, refuels, and returns to Kathmandu.

Helicopter tour to Everest base camp Safety Notes

  • Tighten your seat belts amid your helicopter tour
  • Do not jump in the helicopter or change your seats during the flight
  • Do not throw anything outside while helicopter is flying
  • Avoid smoking amid helicopter flight
  • Do not hop out of the helicopter until pilot or the crew members say so, even if the helicopter has landed on the helipad

Book your Trip with Nepal Trek Adventures

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Why to choose Nepal Trek Adventures for your helicopter tour with landing?

There are numerous travel agencies in Nepal. But Nepal Trek Adventures stands out amongst them because of our commitment and dedication to providing the best services and hospitality before, during, and after your journey. We have more than a decade of experience providing such services to our godly clients. Also, the well-experienced and trained team members will make your trip more profound. Also, we mainly focus on customer satisfaction and the itineraries and services they demand.

Furthermore, let us know the key services that you will not find anywhere else:

  • Easy and fast-track online booking system
  • Free trip cancellation policy (50 days prior to the trip). 20% cancellation charge before 40 to 50 days, 30% cancellation charge before 30 to 409 days, and 50% cancellation charge for last-minute cancellation on the total amount!
  • If the trip is cancelled because of bad weather, 100% of the total amount is refunded
  • Quick response to any questions and queries regarding trip [24/7 service on-demand]
  • Contact to the authority via different means of communication like email, facebook, WhatsApp, WeChat, Skype, or Viber
  • Experience in the field of trekking and tours for more than a decade
  • Licensed, well-experienced, trained and qualified team members to behold you throughout the journey

Everest Helicopter Tour: Weather and Climate

Regardless of weather changes in the mountain area, helicopter flight tours to Everest base camp and Kala Patthar is accessible throughout the year. The weather is always clear in the first part of the day in all the seasons of the entire year. However, on rainy days, the climate is stormy with extreme rainfall.

The temperature above 2000 to 4000 meters in a main season is 15°C to 20°C on average during the day and 0°C to 10°C during the night. During the helicopter flight, the helicopter will fly above 4000 meters to Kala Patthar (5545 meters) and Hotel Everest View (3880 meters). The temperature above 4000 meters will be around -5°C to 20°C during the day and about 0°C to 10°C during the night. Similarly, in the winter season, the temperature will be colder, with a maximum of 10°C to 15°C at daytime and a minimum of -15°C to -10oC at nighttime.

Because of global warming, there is a high chance that the weather will not remain stable. So, it is better to check the weather forecast before planning (a few days before the flight date) or going on the trip. In case helicopter flight drops because of unfortunate weather change, we provide full refund of the trip

Cost Details of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Tour with Landing

Helicopter tours to Everest base camp with landing costs depend on the services and amenities demanded by the godly clients. More facilities mean an increase in the price! Likewise, private joining, group joining, and single or couple (or more) pax make a distinction in the price of the EBC heli landing tour. Nepal Trek Adventures provides the best and most reasonable cost for the detailed itinerary mentioned.

If you are traveling solo or are a couple and want to do this helicopter tour, you can enjoy the group tour with other people. The helicopter will fly on a daily basis during the main seasons. And we will manage every possible luxury service for you on this helicopter landing tour. Let us have a look at the price chart for the heli tour to EBC with landing.

Group Joining Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp Cost Details:

Everest base camp helicopter tour breakfast

Nepal Trek Adventures has been providing new cost plans for our godly clients. We will deliver a helicopter ride at a comparatively good and reasonable price. As we mentioned earlier, the cost will depend on the number of people traveling and whether they are traveling alone or together.

If you are 1 or 4 people in total and are paying together for a group sharing tour, the cost will be $1250 per person. And if you are five in number and are paying together, the price will be $1150 per person on average. On the off chance that you need a shuttle for your trip, additional costs will be applicable, and those costs will be shared with the group.

Private Everest Base Camp Heli Tour Cost on a Per-Person Basis


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Cost Per Person 

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These prices are applicable to people who have their own group. And we are willing to pay together for this extraordinary helicopter flight landing tour to Everest base camp! 

Note: Always check the updated Everest base camp helicopter tour cost here.

Private Everest Helicopter Tour Cost Details:

Like a group joining a tour, the size of the group is a major factor affecting the total tour cost. The private helicopter tour cost for a single shuttle ranges from 4950 USD to 5500 USD per trip. And, for a double shuttle (maintaining a weight limit of 240 kilograms for flying over 4000 meters in the Himalayas), the price will be around 5500 USD to 6500 USD per trip.



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How safe is the Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp?

This helicopter tour is best known as the commercial helicopter flight ride to Base Camp and Kala Patthar. This tour is a high-height flight visit in Nepal that shows you the most elevated mountains in the Mount Everest area.

We use amazing and qualitative helicopters for your helicopter visit, considering your safety and comfort. If the climate isn't supportive of flying or if there is any technical issue, the helicopter will not take off, i.e., the EBC helicopter tour wouldn’t even begin with any kind of pressure.

So this flight is 100% safe. We consistently suggest doing Everest helicopter flight trips for those who have a day in Nepal and desire to see a close-eye view of Mt. Everest and a lot more high mountains and natural landscape.

Clothing And Preparation 

This helicopter tour operates mostly on sunny mornings. But if the weather is not favorable and the sky remains cloudy, it will be freezing cold. Thus, prevention is better than cure. Here are the things that you will need to consider to be on the safe side during the helicopter journey.

  • Windproof trousers and down jackets
  • Sunhat, scarf, sunglasses, sunscreen, and lip protector (lip balm)
  • A bottle of water and toiletries (toilet papers, sanitizers, etc)
  • Passport and its copy
  • Camera and mobile (extra battery backup, if needed)

Helicopter Details and Models for Tour

The helicopter models that we provide for your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight with Landing Opportunity are as follows:

Model: B3E

Capacity: 5+1 pax

Engine type: Ariel 2D

Weight limit: 2250 kg

Height limit: 7010.4 Km

Model: H125

Engine type: Arriel 2D

Capacity: 6+1 Pax

Height Limit: 7010.4 m

Weight Limit: 2250 KG

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