Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Landing Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the time limited camp tour for mountain and nature lovers. It completes its span in the shorter time in which you will enjoy the symbolic mountains and evergreen vegetation. It is establishing its name as one of the best tours in Nepal and all over the world in the fast pace. If you are time bounded but still want to observe plentiful impressing mountains along from Basecamp and Kala Patthar within some hours and minutes, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour will be your best choice so far. This tour will take you to the Basecamp of the world highest peak, Mount Everest.

  • Fly over the splendid villages like Tengboche, Namche Bazaar, Dingboche, Everest Base Camp, Gorak Shep, Khumbu Glacier, Kala Patthar and another major spot.
  • Fly over Himalayas of Khumbu region.
  • There are many ways to reach the Everest Base Camp like Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter, Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek and many others but reaching there with the helicopter is the shortest one. EBC helicopter tour is the best aerial tour in Nepal as well as in the whole world.
  • Flying over the highest peak of the world is both thrilling and jaw-dropping which will save your time and energy. This is the reason why it is becoming more popular day by day.
  • This flight can accommodate from min 2 pax to max 6 pax and we guarantee you that you will get a window seat. It will make you able to enjoy the best view of the Himalayas and Himalayan territory.
  • From the start of the journey, you will be able to get the most panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges like Mt. Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse, exotic flora and fauna, massive Khumbu icefalls and glaciers, and major vast snowy landscape.
  • This Everest Base Camp starts from Kathmandu with the helicopter flight to Lukla where it will stop for a while for fueling propose. Here you will get a glimpse of Sherpa culture, tradition and lifestyle. After that the flight will continue to the mythological mountain, Mt. Everest (the highest mountain in the world at an elevation of 8848m) providing its panoramic view. Here in base camp / Kala Patthar we will stop for photography, videography and enjoy the best close-eye view of the mountain.
  • After enjoying the moment in Basecamp / Kala Patthar, we will fly towards the Syangboche airstrip and move to Everest View Hotel where you will enjoy five-star lunch. You can take pictures for some moments and after some time interval, we will depart for Kathmandu. Despite being expensive enough, the Everest base Camp helicopter tour is worthy as it makes your every moment in the Himalayas more beautiful and stress-free. So, come and join us. And set yourself free to enjoy the glimpse of the highest peak of the world in the very short interval of time.  

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trip Facts

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

You may have already researched about Everest Base Camp and its surrounding, as well as about the trip. But here are some facts related to this helicopter tour which will be much beneficial for you.

  • Trip duration: 1 day
  • Trip hours: 4 hours (but hours can be extended in case you demand)
  • Trip Type: Helicopter flight
  • Trip Destination: Nepal
  • Trip grade: Easy
  • Start and end point: Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International Airport)
  • Maximum altitude: 5000m +
  • Minimum altitude: 1338m
  • Group size: min 2 pax to 6 pax
  • Best Season: March, April, May, September, October, November

Communication: Book directly from the package or contact at +9779851017030 Viber, we chat and WhatsApp are also available

EBC Helicopter Tour Highlights

  • Heart-warming peregrine view from Khumbu region.
  • Step foot in one of the most dangerous airports in the world, Lukla Airport. Although we stop there for some moments only, it will give you the experience of both thrill and excitement.
  • Close-eye view of mountain ranges like Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Lhotse, Amadablam, and Nuptse.
  • Splendid view of Khumbu icefalls and glacier.
  • A bit sight of Sherpa cultures, traditions, and iconic lifestyle.

Contact Information

To get in communication with us, you can simply call us at +9779851017030 or send us a mail. We are also available on Viber, Whatsapp, and WeChat. You can simply drop a message and we will reach to you.

EBC Helicopter Tour Cost Includes And Exclude

Cost Includes

  • Your transfer from your hotel to Kathmandu Airport (Tribhuvan International Airport) by private car/van
  • Airport taxes
  • Hours of flight to Base Camp, Kalapatthar, and Hotel Everest View
  • Well experienced and English speaking guide who will be able to answer all your questions (if you ask any)
  • All government and local taxes
  • Company service charges
  • Necessary permits
  • Lunch in Hotel Everest View

Cost Excludes

  • Personal gears and photography/videography equipment
  • Personal expenses (soft/hard drinks, the meal in Kathmandu)
  • Nepal VISA and international Air cost
  • Life insurance

Clothing And Preparation For EBC Heli Tour

We will make sure that you reach there at the time of sun shining and less cold (warmer) time but in case it remains freezy or cold, you need to take extra care. For this purpose, you can carry the stuff like:

  • Passport and its copy (photocopy or scanned)
  • Sun hat and warm trousers
  • Windproof down jacket
  • Water bottle and snacks
  • Toilet paper
  • Long/short sleeve t-shirts
  • Sun lotion (sunscreen) and sunglasses
  • Lip Balms
  • Scarf
  • Mobile phone and camera with spare batteries

FAQs

Up to what elevation, will the Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight go?

Kathmandu is located at an altitude of 1338m so it will be our minimum altitude. Then flight will move to Lukla (2830m), then to Everest Base camp (5364m), Kala Patthar (5545m), and finally to Hotel Everest View (3800m). Hence, our maximum altitude of flight landing will be 5545m which is the Kalapatthar.

Will flight land at Everest base camp?

Yes, of course, the flight will land at Everest Base Camp. It is the main destination of this trip and you will get extra-ordinary experience over here. The flight will land for 15 minutes. In the meantime, you can click photos, shoot videos, and take full advantage of the moment enjoying the natural iconic panorama.

How long will helicopter land at Everest base camp and Kala Patthar?

As Everest base camp and Kala Patthar are the major destinations of this typical short journey, you will be provided more than 15 minutes in each place for losing yourself on the lap of Himalayas. Usually, we fly there in the morning when the weather remains clear and less windy. You will have enough time to look around massive peaks and take pictures.

Are pilots trained?

Yes, of course. Your safety is our main priority. Keeping you safe during the journey and bringing you back in safe condition is our responsibility. So, you will be provided highly experienced, well-trained and licensed pilots who know the ways to cope with every situation that may occur. Pilots will be known about Himalayan peaks and respective surrounding as well so you may ask questions to him too.

What happens if the flight doesn’t take off due to bad weather?

In case of bad weather, the flight will not take off from Kathmandu. Your money will be refunded. But if you still want to do this trip, you can postpone it to different schedule according to the departure dates. Or, you can choose your own date and day too.

How can I book a helicopter tour of your company?

You can book the trip by sending emails at our personal mailing address or by calling us. For trip confirmation, 35% of the total cost should be paid at first. After this, we can proceed further to prepare for the trip. For payment, if you are out of Nepal, you can use a PayPal account to transfer money in bank account. Once you enter Nepal, you can pay by credit cards and if you want to meet us, then you can and do hand-cash payment as well.

Is oxygen available on the helicopter?

It is the most asked question for this trip. You can lowly note that there will be oxygen inside the helicopter and it will automatically maintain when the height reaches above 3000m. So, you can be fear free about the suffocation and lack of oxygen.

Can children and elderly people take this flight?

Yes, your children and elderly people can easily take this flight without any problems. But if they have vertigo, fear of height, or heart problem, you are suggested to take precautions before planning this trip as we cannot risk anyone’s health and life in this glorious moment at the Himalayas.

I am a solo traveler, is it possible for me to involve in this trip and how can I join the group?

Yes, it’s absolutely possible. Though you are single, you can definitely involve on this trip. We are the best seller of this trip. We operate the everyday Helicopter flight from Kathmandu. You can simply call or mail us and we will take care of rest.

What is the helicopter ride route?

The route for this Everest base Camp Helicopter Tour is:

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

What is your cancellation policy? Or, how can I cancel the trip?

If you can’t make it to the trip, you will be refunded but there will be certain terms and conditions to do so. But, if the trip gets canceled on the day of the trip because of weather condition or our malfunction, then you will be fully refunded. You can also choose next schedule if you still want to continue.

What are the best seasons for Everest Base camp helicopter tour?

This helicopter tour can be done anytime in Nepal, but watching out the weather and climate conditions, it is suitable to go for it in particular season. Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, November) are the perfect seasons during which mountain views will be obtained at their best.

Is there any helicopter flight to the Everest summit?

There is no actual flight for the summit to explore around peak because of the wind condition and pressure at higher altitudes. But, for rescue purpose, we can make it possible, as it is important to save someone at difficulty. But, you can reach up to Kala Patthar Viewpoint, which will offer the perfect view of Mount Everest and surrounding mountain peaks.

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