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Everest View Helicopter Tour - 3 Hours

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  • Duration 3 Hours
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Trip Destination Lukla, Pheriche & HEV
  • Starts at Kathmandu Airport
  • Ends at Kathmandu Airport
  • Max. Altitude 4480 Meter (Landing)
  • Trip Type Helicopter Tour
  • Transport By Helicopter
  • Accommodation Exclude


  • Easy online booking system
  • The best guaranteed service and price 
  • A professional guide with fluent english 
  • Daily Guaranteed Departure 
  • Breathtaking Aerial Views of Mount Everest
  • Luxurious Yet Efficient Experience

Everest view helicopter tour is an amazing helicopter tour package designed to provide an unforgettable experience of the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, for a short duration. This heli ride offers participants the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Everest region from the comfort of a helicopter. 

The Everest View heli tour in Nepal takes around 3 to 4 hours, covering a distance from Kathmandu to Lukla, with the highlight being a one-hour stop at the iconic Hotel Everest View.

During this tour, participants will have the privilege of encountering some of the most famous natural wonders and landmarks in the Himalayas. The highlight of the Everest View heli ride is undoubtedly the close-up view of Mount Everest itself, along with other prominent peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. The breathtaking landscapes, lush forests, and picturesque villages add to the overall charm of this heli ride.

The heli route of the Everest View by Heli begins in Kathmandu and takes you to Lukla, where you will have time to acclimatize and prepare for the adventure ahead. From Lukla, the helicopter proceeds to the renowned Hotel Everest View, where visitors will have an hour to soak in the mesmerizing vistas along with a delicious breakfast.

Everest View helicopter tour offers an incredible experience that includes a short flight over to Everest Base Camp (EBC). When accommodating a group of five individuals, the helicopter will make a strategic stop at Pheriche for a shuttle transfer. This allows each group to embark on an awe-inspiring tour over the world-famous Everest Base Camp. After the exhilarating flight, the helicopter will then safely return each group to their starting point before making its way towards the enchanting Everest View Hotel.

The difficulty level of this heli tour to Everest View is easy; however, participants are advised to be in reasonably good health and prepared for high-altitude conditions.

Our company is committed to ensuring a safe and memorable experience for all participants. We provide professional guides, well-maintained helicopters, and all necessary permits and fees. Additionally, we offer convenient booking options and competitive pricing.

To start this incredible helicopter journey and witness the majesty of Mount Everest up close, book your Everest View Helicopter Tour package with us today.

Please note that this package includes a specific route from Kathmandu to Lukla to Hotel Everest View, with a one-hour stop at the latter. Participants should be prepared for varying weather conditions in the Himalayas, and it's advisable to bring warm clothing and comfortable footwear.

Everest View Helicopter Tour Trip Details 

  • Trip Style: Helicopter tour
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Trip Location: Everest Region, Nepal
  • Distance Covered: Approximately 146 kilometers
  • Trip Duration: Around 3 to 4 hours
  • Trip Starting Point: Kathmandu
  • Trip Ending Point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude: 3,962 meters
  • Landing Point: Hotel Everest View
  • Main Attraction: Close-up view of Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp, and Kalapathar's panoramic vistas
  • Mountain Viewed:  Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks
  • Himalayan Ranges: Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and more
  • Group Size: Maximum 5 people in one group
  • Weight Allowance: Total weight allowance for passengers and cargo is 400 kg

Everest View Helicopter Tour Attractions

  • Aerial views of Kathmandu Valley during takeoff
  • Scenic flight to Lukla, a charming mountain town
  • Lukla's unique airstrip experience
  • Overflight of lush valleys and terraced hillsides
  • Fly over the Dudh Koshi River and suspension bridges
  • Entrance into the Everest region
  • Close-up views of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak
  • Helicopter landing at the Hotel Everest View, one of the highest hotels in the world
  • Opportunity to enjoy a meal or refreshments with stunning Himalayan views
  • Time to explore and photograph the Everest region from the hotel's vantage point
  • Return flight to Kathmandu, with more breathtaking vistas along the way.

Everest View Heli Tour Route 

Everest View Helicopter Tour route begins in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, taking you on an awe-inspiring journey through the Himalayan region. The adventure unfolds as you board a helicopter and soar above the picturesque landscapes to reach Lukla, a quaint town known as the gateway to Everest. 

The helicopter departs from Lukla and heads towards Pheriche. In Pheriche, a shuttle transfer is arranged if there are five people on the helicopter. Following this transfer, each group on the helicopter is treated to a flyover tour of Everest Base Camp, where they can revel in the breathtaking views of the majestic mountains from the air. Once the tour is completed, the helicopter returns to its starting point.

From Pheriche, the helicopter transports you to the iconic Hotel Everest View, located at a remarkable altitude. Here, you'll have the luxury of spending about an hour soaking in the unparalleled panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks, along with suthentic food.

After this breathtaking experience, the helicopter returns you to Kathmandu, bringing an end to this unforgettable tour. This heli tour not only offers convenience but also grants you the privilege of witnessing the Himalayas from the sky, leaving you with cherished memories of this once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

How we Operate Everest View Helicopter Tour

  • Booking: Contact us to book your tour date.
  • Departure: Meet at Kathmandu for your helicopter tour.
  • Lukla Stop: Fly to Lukla, the gateway to Everest.
  • Pheriche Shuttle: Flyover tour of EBC for each group
  • Hotel Everest View: Land at the famous hotel for 1 hour of mountain viewing.
  • Scenic Flight: Enjoy breathtaking aerial views of Mount Everest and the Himalayas.
  • Return: Helicopter takes you back to Kathmandu.
  • Expert Guidance: Our experienced team ensures a safe and memorable journey.
  • Inquiries: Feel free to contact us for more information and bookings.

Why with NTA?

  • Simple and secure Online booking system
  • Trip Postponement service with flexible itinerary
  • Transportation as per customer need ( if included in the package)
  • Certified NTA Trek guides with fluent English
  • Expertly crafted itineraries for a fulfilling experience.
  • Access to insider knowledge and cultural insights
  • High safety standards throughout the tour
  • Commitment to eco-friendly practices.
  • Intimate group sizes for a closer experience.
  • Customization to match your preferences.
  • Opportunities for genuine interactions with locals
  • Memorable local cuisine experiences with view of mountains in front
  • Dedication to preserving natural beauty.
  • 24/7 customer support to address your needs and concerns.

Everest View Helicopter Tour Package Cost

We're thrilled to announce early booking availability for the Everest View Helicopter Tour in the upcoming years, 2023 and 2024. Begin this extraordinary journey for an all-inclusive price of just $1450 per person for group members joining during the primary trekking season.

Our pricing strategy is designed to cater to the preferences of every individual traveler. As part of the Everest View Helicopter Tour package, we also offer the option for a solo trek with a guide.

Please note that for those who prefer a private experience with a group size ranging from 1 to 5 trekkers, the cost of the complete Everest View Helicopter Tour varies between $4900 and $6300 per helicopter. Opting for a private tour provides you with the freedom to set your own pace, making it an excellent choice for families, groups of friends, or anyone seeking a personalized adventure.

The specially crafted itinerary for the Everest View Helicopter Tour in the years 2023 and 2024 commences upon your arrival in Nepal and elegantly concludes as you depart. This ensures a seamless and immersive experience from start to finish, allowing you to savor every moment of this remarkable journey.

Best Season for Everest View Helicopter Tour

The best time to enjoy the Everest View Helicopter Tour is during Nepal's autumn and spring seasons. In autumn, from September to November, the skies are clear, and the weather is just right, offering the best views of the Himalayas.

Spring, from March to May, is also fantastic because the flowers bloom, making the landscape even more beautiful. These seasons provide a pleasant and safe flying experience, allowing you to capture the stunning beauty of Mount Everest and the surrounding mountains.

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The Everest View Helicopter Tour Package in Nepal is a once-in-lifetme opportunity to experience the breathtaking views of Mount Everest and other high peaks, along with a delicious breakfast at Hotel Everest View, the highest hotel in the world. Here is the itinerary for the Everest View Helicopter tour package 

    To and From



    Pick up from Hotel


    Your tour begins with a convenient pickup from your hotel.

    Hotel to Kathmandu Airport

    20 minutes

    20-minute transfer from your hotel to Kathmandu airport, where your helicopter awaits.

    Kathmandu to Lukla

    30 to 40 minutes

    Enjoy a thrilling helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, where the adventure deepens.

    Lukla to Everet View 

    7 to 10 minutes

    Enjoy a thrilling 90-minute helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, where the adventure deepens.

    Break in Hotel Everest View

    1 hour

    Revel in approximately 60 minutes of exploration and relaxation at Hotel Everest View, soaking in its stunning mountain vistas.

    Back to Kathmandu

    Around 45 minutes

    Conclude your journey with an exhilarating 90-minute helicopter ride back to Kathmandu, completing your unforgettable experience.


    Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

    What's Included

    Airport Pickup and Drop-off Services

    • International Arrival Pickup
    • Domestic Airport Dropoff Before Tour
    • Domestic Airport Pickup After the Tour
    • International Dropoff on your Final Departure Day

    Gound Time

    • 20 minutes at Lukla
    • 15 minutes in Pherche (in case of shuttle)
    • 1 hour at the Everest View Hotel

    Helicopter Flight

    • Helicopter fly over to Everest Base Camp

    Includes Other Liabilities

    • Full premium service 
    • Oxygen cilinder in Helicopter
    • Medical kits will be carried by our team
    • 13% Government VAT and Helicopter fuel surcharges
    • Space in a helicopter for a maximum of 5 people in 1 helicopter
    • Certificate of Helicopter Tour Completion with Landing at 5550 Meters
    • Life insurance during a helicopter flight (which is provided by aviation)
    • For private bookings, a guide or photographer will be provided upon your request when the group size is of 2 or 4.(Additional cost applicable)

    What's Excluded

    • Nepal entry visa fees
    • Airport Boarding Pass
    • National Park Permit
    • Local Government Permits
    • Extra Drinks and Beverages
    • Personal Health Insurance
    • Medical and rescue expenses
    • Breakfast at Hotel Everest View
    • Food and extra nights of Hotel in Kathmandu
    • Any kinds of drinks (tea, coffee, hot water, etc) 
    • All the other expenses not mentioned in the cost include a list.
    Availability & Private Trip
    Select a Trip DateSmall Group Departure
    Start DateStart: FridayDec 15, 2023End DateEnd: FridayDec 15, 2023PricePriceUS $1450StatusStatusGuaranteed
    Pick Your Suitable Date
    Book a Private Trip
    Private & Group Discount Price
    1 pax
    2 pax
    3 pax
    4 pax
    5 pax
    1 Travelers x US $4950TotalUS $4950(No additional taxes or booking fees)

    Food During Everest View Helicopter Tour

    During your one-hour stop at Hotel Everest View on the Everest View Helicopter Tour, you can enjoy delicious food. The hotel serves a variety of tasty dishes, including traditional Nepali cuisine and international options.

    You can savor the flavors while taking in the incredible mountain views from the hotel's dining area. It's a fantastic opportunity to refuel and enjoy a meal in the heart of the Himalayas, making your tour even more memorable.

    Travel Insurance 

    Travel insurance is really important for the Everest View Helicopter Tour. It helps protect you in case of unexpected things like flight delays or health issues during your trip. If something goes wrong, insurance can cover your expenses.

    Make sure to get good insurance that covers high-altitude travel and helicopter rides. It's a small cost for big peace of mind while enjoying this incredible adventure in the Himalayas.

    Everest View Helicopter Tour Permits

    For the Everest View Helicopter Tour, you will need permits to make sure your journey is smooth and safe. These permits allow you to enter the Everest region and enjoy its beauty. Nepal Trek Adventure typically arranges the necessary permits to make things simple for you.

    You won't have to worry about getting them yourself. These permits are important because they help protect the environment and ensure that everyone can enjoy the Everest region responsibly. So, when you book your tour, Nepal Trek Adventure will take care of the permits, making your adventure worry-free.

    Packing Lists for Everest View Helicopter Tour

    When preparing for an Everest View Helicopter Tour in the Everest region, it's essential to pack appropriately for the high-altitude and mountainous environment. Here's a packing list to help you ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip:

    • Warm clothing (layers)
    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • Sunglasses and sunscreen
    • Camera and extra batteries
    • Personal identification
    • Cash (Nepali Rupees)
    • Snacks and water bottle
    • Personal medications
    • Small backpack
    • Mobile phone and charger
    • Travel documents (passport, permits)
    • Travel insurance details

    Important Notes

    Here are some important tips for the Everest View Helicopter Tour:

    • Dress in layers for varying temperatures.
    • Wear comfortable, sturdy footwear.
    • Bring sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat.
    • Stay hydrated and carry a water bottle.
    • Respect the local culture and customs.
    • Listen to your guide's instructions.
    • Be prepared for altitude changes.
    • Charge your camera and bring extra batteries.
    • Stay close to the helicopter during takeoff and landing.
    • Enjoy the breathtaking scenery, but stay safe.
    • Follow safety guidelines provided by your tour operator.

    Booking Procedure

    • To make a reservation, a deposit of 25% to 100% is required.
    • Four days before the tour, one can change the date without paying any extra fees.
    • Booking can be done through a secure online booking system.

    Cancellation Policy

    • Transferable to your friend or family.
    • Free cancellation before 90 days of tour departure
    • NTA will charge 30 percent of the total tour cost for canceling the trip within 89 days of departure.
    • NTA will charge 40 percent of the total tour cost for canceling the trip within 50 days of departure.
    • NTA will charge 50 percent of the total tour cost for canceling the trip within 20 days of departure.
    • For less than 20 days before departure, NTA will take 75 percent of the total tour cost as a cancellation charge.
    • On or after the trip's departure date, no refund will be made.
    What Our Clients Say
    • M
      Mark AndersonUnited Kingdom,October 17, 2023

      A Breathtaking Sunrise Experience: Everest View Helicopter tour

      Everest View Helicopter tour provided me with a truly unforgettable experience. The sunrise over the Himalayas was a sight to behold. The helicopter ride was smooth and offered spectacular views of Everest and the surrounding peaks. Landing at Everest View for breakfast was the cherry on top, and the hot meal was a welcome treat. I must thank Nepal Trek Adventure for organizing this tour, and I highly recommend it to anyone looking to witness the majesty of the Everest region.

    • L
      Lara SmithUnited States,October 15, 2023

      Thrilling Adventure with a Delicious Breakfast during Everest View Heli Tour

      I couldn't have asked for a more thrilling adventure than the Everest View Helicopter tour. Flying over the world's highest peaks was a dream come true. The helicopter ride was safe and comfortable, and the landing at Everest View was a perfect opportunity to enjoy a hearty breakfast while soaking in the mountain views. Thanks to Nepal Trek Adventure for making this experience possible. I wholeheartedly recommend this tour to fellow travelers.


    Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

    Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

    • Expert Guides
      Expert Guides

      Our experienced guides have extensive knowledge of the local area and culture, ensuring a safe and authentic adventure.

    • Top-notch Customer Service
      Top-notch Customer Service

      Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, from personalized trip planning to attentive support throughout your journey.

    • Flexibility

      We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

    • Unmatched Value
      Unmatched Value

      We strive to provide the best value for your money, with competitive pricing and transparent, all-inclusive pricing that eliminates hidden fees.


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