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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing

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  • Duration 5 Hours
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Lukla, Pheriche, Kala Patthar, EBC & HEV
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 5,644.5 m (18,519 ft)
  • Trip Type Heli Flight with Landing
  • Transport By Helicopter


  • Breakfast at a 5-star hotel (Hotel Everest View)
  • Daily Guaranteed Departure
  • All permits are inclusive.
  • Airport Drop-Off and Pick-Up
  • Morning Tea and Coffee at the Airport
  • Landing at Numerous Places

Imagine standing amidst the towering Himalayas, gazing at the legendary Mount Everest from the world-famous Everest base camp. Now, picture arriving at this iconic destination in style and comfort, thanks to the Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

In this package, we will delve into the details of this extraordinary adventure that combines the thrill of a helicopter flight with the awe-inspiring experience of setting foot on the best view point of Mount Everest itself.

Let’s Start Experiencing our Virtual Trip to Everest by Helicopter!

Trip Type:

Helicopter Flight with Landing


4 to 5 Hours

Starts From:



Round Trip by Helicopter

Maximum Height:

Foot Step at 5550 Meter


Landing at Lukla, Pheriche, Kalapathar & Hotel Everest View

End At:

Kathmandu Airport

The Unmatched Experience of  Mt. Everest Helicopter Tour

The Helicopter tour to Everest base camp with landing offers a unique perspective on the Himalayas. Departing from Kathmandu, you'll soar above lush valleys, picturesque Sherpa villages, and emerald-green glacial rivers.

The helicopter's panoramic windows provide unobstructed views, allowing you to witness the breathtaking beauty of the Khumbu region.

Touching Down at Kala Patthar, Everest Base Camp

As the helicopter approaches Everest base camp, you'll feel the excitement building. The pilot skillfully lands at Kala Patthar above the base camp, nestled at an altitude of approximately 5,364 meters (17,598 feet).

Stepping onto the hallowed ground where mountaineers begin their journey to conquer the world's highest peak is an exhilarating moment that few get to experience.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Kala Patthar (Black Rock)

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Kala Patthar: Best view point of Mount Everest

Absorb the Surrounding Majesty

Once on the ground, take a moment to soak in the awe-inspiring surroundings. Stand in the midst of towering peaks, including the mighty Mount Everest itself.

Marvel at the Khumbu Icefall, a frozen cascade of glaciers that challenges climbers on their ascent. Capture the memories with stunning photographs and breathe in the rarified air of this legendary location.

Exploring Everest Base Camp

During your fly over at Everest base camp, you'll have the opportunity to interact with climbers and expedition teams who are preparing for their ascent.

Gain insight into the challenges they face and the dedication required to conquer the world's highest peak. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this remote and adventurous destination.

Breakfast with a View of Mount Everest

Arriving at Hotel Everest view, you'll be greeted with warm hospitality and a sumptuous breakfast spread.

Indulge in a delightful assortment of local and international dishes, carefully prepared to satisfy your taste buds.

While savoring your meal, feast your eyes on the awe-inspiring scenery unfolding before you. Mount Everest, standing tall and proud, will provide a breathtaking backdrop to your dining experience.

Breakfast with a View of Mount Everest, Everest Helicopter Tour
Breakfast with a View of Mount Everest during Everest Helicopter Tour

Safety and Professionalism

The Everest helicopter tour with landing is operated by experienced pilots and knowledgeable Pilot cum guides who prioritize your safety and comfort.

Our pilot possess extensive knowledge of the region and can provide valuable information about the surroundings, ensuring you have a memorable and secure experience.

How We Operate Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

We operate Everest base camp helicopter tour with precision and safety as the top priorities. We have over 17 years of experience in helicopter flight operations, from tours to rescues around the Himalayas.

After a briefing and pre-flight preparations, you'll board the helicopter in Kathmandu. The scenic flight takes you over the stunning landscapes of the Khumbu region, with panoramic views of the Himalayas.

The helicopter lands at Kala Patthar (view Point) above the Everest base camp, where you can explore the surroundings, get a chance to interact with climbers, and soak in the majestic atmosphere.

The trip duration may vary, typically lasting around four hours. professional pilots and knowledgeable guides ensure your helicopter ride to Himalayas, a seamless and memorable experience.

So Why Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing

Because the Everest base camp helicopter tour offers a unique and adventurous way to experience the view of Mount Everest and Himalayas.

Like Nat Geo Adventures!

Imagine celebrating the best moment of your life in front of the world's best view point, Mount Everest, as a witness. Isn’t it an interesting fact about this helicopter tour?

This tour is simply a ticket to witness the Himalayan peaks from a bird's-eye perspective, with definitely awe-inspiring views. With the option to land in four different beautiful landscapes of the Khumbu region.

Beside that, the Everest helicopter tour is suitable for all age groups, from kids to adults to senior citizens, and is also suitable for physically able people.

You can even enjoy a Mount Everest chopper ride with your friends, family, or loved ones. No Restrictions!

This Himalayan helicopter tour is also an amazing idea to celebrate your special days. Like proposing to a girlfriend, choosing a wedding destination, celebrating a birthday, or celebrating an anniversary.

The trip combines the thrill of a helicopter flight with the opportunity to land at Kala Patthar (View point of Mount Everest), immersing yourself in the atmosphere of this legendary location.

Whether you choose a private tour for a personalized experience or a group joining tour for a social adventure, the helicopter trip to Everest base camp promises unforgettable memories and a deeper appreciation for the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost

Generally, Everest base camp helicopter tour costs range from USD 1150 to USD 1450 per person in group sharing, and private tour costs range from USD 4950 to USD 5500 depending on the number of people.

Check Availability for group joining Or Book a Private Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour now and take your vacation to new heights!

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Are you Looking for Group Joining Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Tour, Cost

If you're seeking a group joining Everest base camp helicopter flight tour, we have dates available for you to book.

Joining a group tour allows you to share the experience with like-minded adventurers and provides a cost-effective way to explore the wonders of Everest base camp by helicopter.

You'll have the opportunity to bond with fellow travelers, witness the breathtaking scenery together, and create lasting memories on this incredible journey.

Group Sharing Price: Everest helicopter group haring price ranges from USD 1150 to USD 1450 Per Person.

Are You Looking Private Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing, Cost

If you are searching for a private Everest base camp helicopter tour with a landing flight, you've come to the right place.

Our exclusive private trips offer the ultimate luxury and flexibility, allowing you to customise your itinerary and enjoy a personalised experience.

From the exhilarating helicopter ride to the awe-inspiring landing at Kala Patthar (view point) above the Everest base camp, we ensure that your journey is tailored to your preferences and provides an unforgettable adventure.

Private Price: Private Everest helicopter tour price ranges from $ 4500 to $5500, which depend on availability of helicopters.

No. of Person

Private Heli (Price Per Person)

1 pax

US $4950

2 pax

US $2475

3 pax

US $1650

4 pax

US $1400

5 pax

US $1150

Witness the Breathtaking Beauty of Himalayas

Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing package offers a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, granting you the privilege to stand at the base camp of the world's highest peak.

Soar above the majestic Himalayas, witness awe-inspiring vistas, and touch down at Everest base camp, immersing yourself in its unique atmosphere.

This extraordinary journey combines the thrill of a helicopter flight with the humbling experience of standing in the presence of Mount Everest.

Prepare to create lasting memories and embark on an unforgettable adventure in the heart of the Himalayas.

During the Mount Everest helicopter tour Package, you can witness the breathtaking beauty of several majestic mountains in the Everest region. Here is a list of prominent mountains that are visible during the helicopter trip:

  • Mount Everest (8,848 meters / 29,029 feet)
  • Lhotse (8,516 meters / 27,940 feet)
  • Nuptse (7,861 meters / 25,791 feet)
  • Ama Dablam (6,812 meters / 22,349 feet)
  • Cho Oyu (8,201 meters / 26,906 feet)
  • Pumori (7,161 meters / 23,494 feet)
  • Makalu (8,485 meters / 27,838 feet)
  • Gyachung Kang (7,952 meters / 26,089 feet)
  • Thamserku (6,623 meters / 21,729 feet)
  • Kangtega (6,782 meters / 22,251 feet)

These iconic peaks, among others, create a stunning panorama that captures the essence of the Himalayas. The Everest helicopter tour offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness these majestic mountains up close, providing an unforgettable experience for all those who embark on the journey.

Does Helicopter Land at Everest Base Camp?

Landing a helicopter at Everest base camp is not a common practice due to several reasons. Firstly, the terrain at Everest base camp is extremely challenging, with a rocky and uneven surface. It poses risks and difficulties for helicopter landings, requiring skilled pilots and specialized equipment.

Secondly, the high altitude and unpredictable weather conditions in the Everest region can make helicopter operations risky and unpredictable. The safety of passengers and crew is of utmost importance, and the decision not to land at Everest base camp is based on ensuring their well-being.

However, the Everest base camp helicopter tour offers a unique opportunity to fly over and admire the base camp from a safe distance, providing breathtaking views and an unforgettable experience without compromising safety.

Why is KalaPatthar the Best Place for Landing a Helicopter?

Kala Patthar is considered one of the best places for landing a helicopter during an Everest base camp helicopter tour. Situated at an elevation of 5,550 meters (18,209 feet), Kala Patthar offers unparalleled panoramic views of Mount Everest, the surrounding Himalayan peaks, and the Khumbu Glacier.

Landing at Kala Patthar allows you to witness the magnificence of the Everest region from a higher vantage point, providing a breathtaking and unforgettable experience.

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour With Landing
Everest helicopter tour with landing at Kala Patthar 

How Safe is Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Safety is of utmost importance during the Everest base camp helicopter tour. The tour operators prioritize the well-being of passengers and adhere to strict safety protocols.

Experienced pilots with extensive knowledge of the region operate the helicopters, ensuring a smooth and secure flight.

Additionally, the trip is conducted by knowledgeable pilot who provide valuable information and assistance throughout the journey. Rest assured, safety measures are in place to make your Helicopter tour to Mount Everest a safe and enjoyable adventure.

Our Fleets

  • Eurocopter AS355 
  • Airbus' H125, similar as Eurocopter AS355
  • Bell 206A JetRanger, similar as Eurocopter AS355

4 Landing Spots During Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest base camp helicopter tour provides four different landing points throughout the tour. We provide four different flight landing options across the entire Everest region.

The Everest Helicopter tour gives people a chance to see the world's highest mountain from many different angles. This package is great for people of all ages and interests. It includes a flight over the mountains, a tour of Lukla on the ground, and a stop at Hotel Everest View. 

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Lukla Airport - 20 Minutes

Lukla Airport, also known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport, is a small airfield in Solukhumbu, Nepal. Many trekkers and climbers start their Mount Everest expeditions here. The runway is challenging at 2,845 meters. It's short, steep, and dangerous.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Pheriche - 30 Minutes

Pheriche (4371 meters) will provide a second landing opportunity for the helicopter. Pheriche tracks flight weight and passengers. Helicopter stops after 20 minutes. Pheriche, a small village in Nepal's Khumbu region, is best known as a stopover for hikers to Mount Everest Base Camp.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Kalapathar - 5 to 8 Minutes

From Pheriche, the helicopter ascends to Kala Patthar (5,545 meters), carrying a maximum of 240 kilograms and three people per helicopter. This helicopter flight has a third landing option at Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar, which translates to "black rock," is a popular stop on this Himalayan mountain range helicopter tour.

At this point near Mount Everest gives amazing views of the world's tallest mountain and the surrounding snow-capped peaks.

The helicopter landing at Kala Patthar provides a unique perspective of the mountain range, as well as the ability to see Kala Patthar up close without undertaking the extremely hard trek to its top. The awe-inspiring natural splendor of Kala Patthar and the surrounding mountains will allow tourists to capture spectacular images and create lasting memories.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Hotel Everest View for Breakfast

Finally, the helicopter will fly to Hotel Everest View (3880 meters) for breakfast with a view of Mount Everest. Visualize this fourth landing possibility. Helicopter tours of Everest base camp include Hotel Everest View. The hotel overlooks Mount Everest from 3,880 meters.

The hotel's restaurant and rooms offer views of the mountain. As a base camp for trekkers and climbers, the hotel is ideal for helicopter tours that offer a unique view of the region's demanding and gorgeous environment. After your tour, fly to Kathmandu via Lukla. A helicopter refuels in Lukla before flying an hour to Kathmandu.

Everest Helicopter Tour Booking and Payment Policies

Before you apply to book a trip, make sure you read our booking policy, payment terms, and conditions carefully. Our policies are clear and contain no hidden clauses. In the same way, we don't charge our guests any hidden fees. Please feel free to ask. Enquire on WhatsApp

Booking Policy

  • 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 Secure Online Booking System.
  • Transferable your friend or family.

Cancellation Policies

  • Tour cancellation is free up to 30 days before departure.
  • For cancellations made within 29 days of departure, we will charge 30 percent of the total tour price.
  • For cancellations made within 15 days of departure, we will charge 40 percent of the total tour cost.
  • For cancellations made within 10 days of departure, we will charge 50 percent of the total tour cost.
  • For cancellations made less than 5 days prior to departure, we will charge 75% of the total tour price.
  • On or after the departure date, there will be no refunds.

If your trip is canceled due to bad weather, you will be refunded 100%, or you can request to reschedule the tour as per the availability and the price of other suitable dates.

Read our "Useful Information" for additional information about the Everest Helicopter Tour.

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      Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas on an Everest Base Camp helicopter tour. See Mount Everest up close without the need for days of trekking. Enjoy a scenic flight over the Khumbu region, visit Kala Patthar for the best views of Mount Everest, and return to Kathmandu in one day. Book now for an unforgettable experience!

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      • Duration4 to 5 Hours
      • Highest Altitude5545 Merter

      Everest base camp helicopter tour duration is 4 to 5 hours. Here are details of the duration of the helicopter tour to Everest base camp including from/to, duration, and activities in the below table:




      Hotel to Airport

      20 Minutes

      Early morning you will be picked up by our team and drive to domestic airport for Heli flight.

      Kathmandu to Lukla

      45 Minutes

      10-15 minutes on the ground to defueling and get a Sagarmatha National Park permit.

      Lukla to Pheriche

      12 Minutes

      Glory of the Himalayas can be seen from this vantage point. Enjoy!

      Pheriche to EBC & Kala Pattar

      30 Minutes for single shuttle

      Due to weight limitations, we will divide the five passengers into two groups. Each group will fly over Everest base camp with window seats and land at Kala Patthar for 8 to 10 minutes.

      Kala Patthar to HEV

      20 Min to HEV

      1 Hour stop for Breakfast at Hotel Everest View, the highest hotel in the world at 13000 ft, is another great experience.

      HEV to Lukla

      10 Minutes

      Flight back to Lukla for Refueling

      Lukla to Kathmandu

      45 Minutes

      Flight Back to Domestic Airport

      Domestic Airport to Hotel

      20 Minutes

      Drive back to Hotel or Connect with Inernational Flight.

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

      Trip Map

      Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing map

      What's Included

      • Airport pick-up & drop off (Inside kathmandu valley)
      • Full premium service guarantee
      • Space in a helicopter for a maximum of 5 people in 1 helicopter
      • Medical kits will be carried by our team
      • Oxygen cilinder in Helicopter
      • 20 minutes of landing at Lukla airport before EBC Tour and 30 Minutes after the tour.
      • 1 Hour break at Everest View Hotel for Breakfast
      • 6 to 8 Minutes of landing at Kalapather View Point (Black Rock)
      • Helicopter fly over to Khumbu Glacier
      • Government taxes & Helicopter fuel surcharges
      • Life insurance during a helicopter ride (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.
      • Certificate of Helicopter tour completion with Landing at 5550 meter height.

      What's Excluded

      • Morning Tea, Coffee, Water Bottle
      • Breakfast at Hotel Everest View
      • Airport Boarding Pass
      • National Park Permit
      • Local Government Permits
      • Extra Drink and Beverages
      • Your Personal Health Insurance
      Departure Dates

      Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing

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      Start DateStart: SaturdaySep 23, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdaySep 23, 2023PricePriceUS $1150StatusStatusAvailable
      Start DateStart: SundaySep 24, 2023End DateEnd: SundaySep 24, 2023PricePriceUS $1150StatusStatusAvailable
      Start DateStart: MondaySep 25, 2023End DateEnd: MondaySep 25, 2023PricePriceUS $1150StatusStatusAvailable
      Start DateStart: TuesdaySep 26, 2023End DateEnd: TuesdaySep 26, 2023PricePriceUS $1150StatusStatusAvailable
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      Private & Group Discount Price
      No. of PersonPrice Per Person
      1 paxUS $4950
      2 paxUS $2475
      3 paxUS $1650
      4 paxUS $1400
      5 paxUS $1150

      Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour More Information

      Everest base camp helicopter tour is a high-altitude flight landing tour package. It starts from Kathmandu (1400 m) and reaches up to Everest base camp (5364 m). 

      The tour gives 360-degree views of the Sagarmatha Himalayan range, “Mount Everest." One of the main highlights of this tour is to view Mt. Everest from a different perspective. Not only that, You'll also get to explore the land of the Himalayas. There is still so much to discover on our tour. 

      Heli tour to Everest base camp is an excellent choice for all kinds of travelers to explore the Himalayas. This helicopter ride package is successful in providing a comfortable and enjoyable flight landing opportunity. 

      Everest heli ride tour is also suitable for those who want to visit Nepal for a short vacation and want to explore Nepal’s Gem. This helicopter tour is appropriate for people of all ages. Even though there are no wheelchairs available, this tour is open to all.

      Helicopter tour to Everest base camp typically begins with a flight from Tribhuvan International Airport to Lukla. From Lukla, the helicopter will take you to the small settlement of Pheriche village which is situated at an altitude of 4,240 meters till Everest base camp and back. 

      Everest base camp helicopter tour is the best way to see Mount Everest. During the Mount Everest helicopter flight, you will get a 360° view of Mount Everest.

      Landing at Kala Patthar is a great opportunity to see a close-up view of Mount Everest. It is an amazing experience, which you will get in just 5 hours with the Mount Everest Helicopter Tour.

      Normally It takes from 12 to 14 days of regular trekking all the way through Lukla, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Loboche, Gorakshep, and then to Everest base camp.

      With this Everest base camp helicopter tour package, you will be able to visit and view Mount Everest in a day.

      The Everest helicopter tour also gives you the chance to have breakfast with a magical view of Mount Everest at the world's highest five-star hotel, known as Hotel Everest View.

      Helicopter Landed on Mount Everest by Pilot Didier Delsalle

      On May 14, 2005, at 7:08 a.m. local time, the Airbus Helicopters X-test pilot Didier Delsalle landed an Ecureuil/AStar #AS350 B3 at 8,850 meters (29,035 feet) on the top of Mount Everest in the Kingdom of Nepal. It was also the highest takeoff altitude ever.

      Everest Base Camp Tour for Beginners

      The Everest base camp helicopter tour is an ideal choice for beginners who want to experience the grandeur of the Everest region without the physical demands of trekking.

      Everest Helicopter Tour for Couples

      The Everest base camp helicopter tour provides a romantic and unforgettable experience for couples. Creating lifelong memories together make this tour an exceptional choice for couples seeking a unique and breathtaking adventure.

      Everest Helicopter Tour for Photographers

      For photography enthusiasts, the Everest helicopter tour is a dream come true. With its panoramic views and unparalleled perspectives, this tour offers endless opportunities to capture stunning photographs of the Himalayan peaks, dramatic landscapes, and vibrant Sherpa culture, ensuring an exceptional portfolio of images.

      Everest Helicopter Tour for Families

      The Everest helicopter tour is a perfect choice for families seeking an extraordinary adventure. It allows families to share the thrill of flying over the highest mountain in the world and experiencing the awe-inspiring beauty of the Everest region together. The tour offers a safe and comfortable option for children and adults of all ages.

      Everest Helicopter Tour on a Budget

      Contrary to popular belief, a memorable Everest base camp helicopter tour can be enjoyed even on a budget. With various tour operators offering cost-effective packages and flexible options. It is possible to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Everest region without breaking the bank. This tour provides an affordable alternative to trekking while still offering the same awe-inspiring views and unique experiences.

      Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Price List of Pick-up and Drop-off

      We offer Everest base camp helicopter tour from many locations in the Everest region. The helicopter cost for the Everest base camp trip from Kathmandu is valid for the following months: March 15 to May 30; and September 10 to December 30, 2023 and 2024. 

      If you plan to visit in other months, such as January, February, June, July, and August, please contact us for better pricing. The rates shown are in US Dollars.

      As per above mention location, we prepare a rate list for our that to find the best route with price of Helicopter flight.

      Trip Startting and Ending

      Cost for 1 - 3 Person

      Cost for 4 - 5 Person

      Kathmandu - Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu

      $4650 - $4950

      $4950 - $5750

      Lukla - Everest Base Camp - Lukla

      $1700 - $2000

      $2000 - $2500

      Lukla - Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu



      Phakding- Everest Base Camp - Lukla



      Phakding- Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu



      Namche - Everest Base Camp - Namche or Lukla



      Namche - Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu



      Hotel Everest View - Everest Base Camp - HEV or Lukla



      Hotel Everest View - Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu



      Tengboche - Everest Base Camp - Lukla



      Tengboche - Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu



      Dingbuche - Everest Base Camp - Lukla



      Dingboche - Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu



      Lobuche - Everest Base Camp - Lukla



      Lobuche - Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu



      Lukla - Gokyo - Lukla



      Lukla - Gokyo+EBC - Lukla



      Kathmandu - Gokyo Lake - Kathmandu



      Kathmandu - Gokyo+EBC - Kathmandu



      Weather Conditions and Best Time to Visit for Everest Helicopter Tour

      The Everest region experiences diverse weather patterns. Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are generally considered the best seasons for the helicopter tour. These periods offer clearer skies, more stable weather conditions, and better visibility, allowing for optimal views of the mountains.

      Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Vs Trek

      While the helicopter tour provides an expedited experience, some may opt for the classic Everest base camp trek. This trek allows adventurers to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the region, encounter local Sherpa culture, and experience the physical challenge of reaching Everest base camp on foot.

      Accommodation Options Available to Extend Heli Tour

      Various accommodation options are available in the Everest region to cater to different preferences and budgets.

      Travelers can choose from teahouses, guesthouses, and luxury lodges, each offering unique experiences and stunning mountain views. Combining the helicopter tour with a stay at one of these accommodations enhances the overall journey.

      Feel free to contact us for an extension of Everest helicopter tour with extra days in the Himalayas.

      Cultural Highlights and Sherpa Communities in Everest Tour

      The Everest region is rich in Sherpa culture and traditions. During the helicopter tour, passengers have the opportunity to interact with Sherpa communities and gain insights into their unique way of life. Learning about their customs, visiting monasteries, and experiencing Sherpa hospitality add a cultural dimension to the tour.

      Photography and Videography Tips For Everest Helicopter Tour

      Capturing the beauty of the Everest region requires proper photography and videography techniques. Tips include using a wide-angle lens to capture vast landscapes, adjusting camera settings for different lighting conditions, and ensuring stable shots while in the helicopter. Preserving these memories through high-quality visuals adds to the tour experience.

      Equipment and Clothing Recommendations for Everest Helicopter Tour

      Appropriate equipment and clothing are essential for a comfortable and safe helicopter tour.

      Items such as sturdy footwear, warm layers, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a camera are recommended.

      While some equipment can be rented, it is advisable to bring personal gear to ensure a comfortable experience.

      Physical Fitness and Altitude Considerations

      The Everest region is at high altitude, and physical fitness is important for a successful tour.

      Basic fitness preparation, including cardiovascular exercises and strength training, is recommended.

      Adequate acclimatization and hydration are crucial to minimise the effects of altitude sickness.

      Environmental Conservation and Responsible Tourism:

      Responsible tourism is essential for the preservation of the Everest region's natural and cultural heritage.

      Travellers are encouraged to minimise their environmental impact, respect local customs, and support sustainable initiatives.

      By practicing responsible tourism, visitors contribute to the long-term conservation and well-being of the region.

      Alternative Trips option for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

      Everest base camp trek with helicopter retun is one of the best alternatives for both trekking and tour Experince.

      You can join Everest base camp helicopter tour from different locations.

      1. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour From Kathmandu

      Everest base camp helicopter tour from Kathmandu is a thrilling adventure that takes you on a scenic flight over some of the most magnificent mountains in the world. The tour starts in Kathmandu and takes you on a breathtaking journey over the Himalayas to the base camp of Mount Everest.

      2. Helicopter from Everest Base Camp to Lukla

      If you are in Everest base camp and wants to go to Lukla skipping the trekking part then you can partake in the flight back to Lukla. The flight takes you over lush valleys, rough terrain, and sparkling mountain rivers before landing at the Lukla Airport, the world's dangerous airport. 

      3. Namche Bazaar to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

      Helicopter ride from Namche Bazaar to Everest base camp can be a thrilling experience for those who want to skip tiring trekking or who want to do the helicopter ride from Namche.

      4. Hotel Everest View to Everest Base Camp Heli Tour

      Hotel Everest View to Everest base camp by Helicopter flight and back to Kathmandu is an option available in this tour. The tour starts from HEV and takes you to Everest base and helicopter back to Kathmandu.

      5. Pheriche to Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu Helicopter Tour

      Pheriche to Everest base camp helicopter fly over is suitable for those who want to skip trek and want a heli ride to base camp and back to Kathmandu.

      6. Tengboche to Everest Base Camp Flyover and Kathmandu

      If you are in Tengboche and want to join a helicopter from Everest base camp to Kathmandu. Then it’s the best choice.

      7. Dingboche to Everest Base Camp Fllyover and Kathmandu

      Similarly, If you are in Dingboche and also interested in a heli ride to base camp then remember us.

      8. Gokyo to Everest Base Camp Flyover and Kathmandu

      If you are in Gokyo and wish to avoid the arduous trek to Everest base camp. Then you can take Gokyo to Everest base camp by helicopter flight. During the flight, you will get a bird's eye view of the Gokyo Lakes with the return ticket to Kathmandu by Helicopter.

      9. Lukla to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

      If you want to stay overnight at Lukla and experience the Everest base camp helicopter tour from Lukla then call us. We provide helicopter from Lukla to Everest and bring you back to same airport or direct to Kathmandu as per your choices.

      Frequently Asked Questions
      • Q1. How long does it take to fly to Everest Base Camp by helicopter?

        The flight time to Everest Base Camp by helicopter is typically around 4 to 5 Hours.

        • The cost of the tour varies according to the package you select. It usually costs between $850 and $3950 per person.

        • Yes, EBC (Everest Base Camp) helicopter tour is family-friendly.

        • Yes, you can book a private Everest base camp helicopter tour.

        • No, wheelchairs are not accessible on the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour. However, people with physical limitations can also partake in this Heli tour.

        • Mount Everest Base Camp is approximately 130 kilometres (81 miles) northeast of Kathmandu.

        • Tipping is not mandatory on Everest helicopter tours, but it is generally considered a courteous gesture to show appreciation for good service.

        • The best season for an Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is Spring (March to May) or Autumn (September to October). During this time, the skies are usually clear and the weather is warmer than at other times of the year. However, the best time to go on the tour is in April, when the views of the snow-capped peaks are at their best and the weather is perfect.

        • Yes, you need Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit for Everest base camp helicopter tour.

        • Yes, it is possible to an Everest base camp helicopter tour according to your wishes. We are happy to help you to provide this as per your requirement.

        • Yes, we offer Everest fixed, guaranteed departures during the main season for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

        • There will be additional changes for Breakfast and Sagarmatha National Park Fee.

        • Yes, oxygen cylinders are in helicopters in case of emergencies.

        • Yes, the weather does affect the Mount Everest base camp helicopter tour. The helicopter flight won't leave until all the weather reports are in and it's clear that conditions are good. Due to the unpredictability of nature, it is impossible to make an accurate forecast. If the weather worsens, the helicopter will land in the safest location possible, near the tour area. Your rescue will be swift, and the tour will be interrupted. The tour will continue once the weather improves.

        • When flying from Kathmandu to Pheriche, the weight limit for the Everest base camp helicopter tour is 500 kilograms. The maximum weight limit in a single helicopter, from Pheriche, is 240 kilograms. This is due to the helicopter's inability to fly with a weight greater than 240 kilograms above a height of 4000 meters.

        • On the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, you should dress for the cold weather in the mountains. Wear warm clothes that you can layer, like long-sleeved shirts, sweaters, a warm jacket, and a hat or scarf. It's also important to wear comfortable boots or shoes that grip well on the glacier or snow. Also, you should bring gloves and sunglasses to protect your hands and eyes from the sun.

        • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour has a maximum of five passengers and a minimum of one. We can fit up to five people in the same helicopter, and we'll make sure that everyone gets to see the beautiful Himalayas. While staying at Hotel Everest View, you will get a chance to devour a hot Himalayan breakfast with a spectacular view of the mountains.

        • Everest base camp helicopter tours are operated throughout the year, and we also provide daily fixed departures for the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November. It is recommended to book at least a few weeks in advance to secure a spot.

        • Travel insurance is usually not included in the package for an Everest base camp helicopter tour, so it should be bought separately.

        • Typically, the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour lands at Kala Patthar for around 10 minutes.

        • During an Everest helicopter tour, you are not likely to get altitude sickness because the flight does not stay at high altitudes for a long time. Most helicopter tours to Everest Base Camp fly at an altitude of around 5,500 metres (18,000 feet), which is above the tree line but still below the altitude at which most people experience symptoms of altitude sickness.

        • Yes, the Everest base camp helicopter tour we offer is worthy enough and is considered one of the best-valued trips in Nepal. The average cost starts from $895 per person and can range up to any higher amount depending upon the services demanded by the client. All the costs and services inclined with it will be expressed to you at the time of booking.

        • It takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach Kala Patthar from Kathmandu.

        • Yes, the helicopter can fly over Mount Everest. But the weight and the average estimated height for flight are also taken into consideration. If the helicopter is able to fly over a high altitude, then it will, upon your demand, but if the helicopter does not have the caliber to fly to that extreme height, it won’t. You will be informed formally by the pilot.

        • During the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, if you get altitude sickness, you will get first-aid care right away. If the condition does not improve, you will be transferred immediately to a lower altitude or directly to Kathmandu or Lukla. The need for subsequent treatment will then be determined.

        • Yes, you will have enough ground time at Kala Patthar. The helicopter will land in around 10 to 12 minutes that you can utilize it to sightsee encompassing mountains and take photos and videos.

        • Yes, you can land the helicopter at Everest Base Camp. We generally land a helicopter at Kala Patthar because it offers the best view of Mount Everest and the snowy surrounding than the base camp. There is a 1% chance of a helicopter landing at Everest Base Camp, but we will consider your choice as first priority and act accordingly. For that, you need to provide us with the details about your requirements.

        • There are no specific restrictions on photography or video during the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour, but it is advised to follow ethical practices and respect the local culture and environment.

        • On 14 May 2005, an AS350 B3 piloted by Eurocopter test pilot Didier Delsalle landed on the summit of Mount Everest at an altitude of 8,848 meters (29,048 feet), a feat confirmed by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.

        What Our Clients Say
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          Olivia WilliamsUnited Kingdom,August 08, 2023

          Everest helicopter tour

          I had high expectations for the Everest helicopter tour, and it exceeded every one of them. The helicopter ride was smooth and provided unparalleled views of the Himalayas. The pilot was not only skilled but also very informative, sharing fascinating insights into the mountains and the Sherpa culture. Landing at Everest Base Camp was surreal, and I was filled with a sense of accomplishment and wonder. The entire experience was well-organized, and the team ensured our safety and comfort throughout. This adventure is undoubtedly one for the books!

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          Benjamin DavisUnited States,August 01, 2023

          EBC helicopter tour

          I can't believe I had the opportunity to take the EBC helicopter tour! It was a dream come true. The helicopter ride was smooth, and the views of the Himalayas were absolutely mind-blowing. The pilot's commentary added depth to the experience as we learned about the history and culture of the region. Landing at Everest Base Camp was the pinnacle of the journey. I felt so close to the world's highest peak, and the beauty of the surrounding landscape was awe-inspiring. If you have Everest on your bucket list, this tour is the way to go.


        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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