About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Heli Tour is also known as Everest Helicopter Tour in Nepal. Everest Helicopter Tour is so far the best heli tour experience around himalays in the world where you are taken to see world highest Peak Mt.Everest.

Everest Helicopter Tours start from Kathmandu, flying east from Kathmandu airport to beautiful Sherpa village Lukla. After fueling in Lukla, the flight starts flying towards Everest Base Camp / Kalapathar. The Everest base camp helicopter flight goes over the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and Khumbu glacier to reach the Base camp of Mount Everest and Land on Kalapather. The ultimate Mount Everest base camp helicopter tours give you some of the best mountain views and sceneries. You will be given a maximum of 10 minutes of landing time at Kalapatther due to the altitude threat. On the way back, you will be given about 30 minutes at Syangboche (Hotel Everest view) to have breakfast. Syangboche has excellent views of panoramic mountain including Mt.Everest. Further, you can fly back to Lukla for fueling and then towards Kathmandu to end your lifetime Experience of Everest Base Camp Tour by helicopter.

5 passenger and 1 captain is maximum (about 500kg weight) for  Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing – based on body weight.  If we have 4-5 pax we have to run 2 shuttle flights from Pheriche or Everest view hotel by spiting bodyweight 250kg on average. Everest base camp helicopter flight with landing is the most exciting and thrilling lifetime flight experience heli tour in Nepal with the front face of Mount Everest and the other Himalayas from Kalapatthar top with the best cost guaranteed gives you unique chance to experience on of the best flight in the world.

Day To Day Itinerary

Kathmandu - Lukla (Fueling)

Flight Time: 45 Minutes Ground Time: 5 Minutes, Flight departure time about 6:30 AM

One of our representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to domestic airport for your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Take flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m), technical landing, fuel transfer and fueling for your next flight over himalays and land at Kalapather. Lukla is a gateway to Mt. Everest. Lukla airport also known as Edmund Hillary Airport is an interesting airport witrh a very short runway.

Lukla - Everest Base Camp - Kalapatthar

Flight Time 25 Minutes Ground Time 7-10 Minutes

From Lukla, helicopter take off to Kalapatthar. Based on body weight, If you are 4-5 pax than we will do shuttle flight to kalapather from Pheriche(4371m). Bodyweight 250kg on average. Shuttle flight to Kalapatthar, you will have time to take photos and enjoy the panoramic view of World’s highest landmarks.

Everest Base Camp - Kalapatthar - Syangboche

Flight Time 15 Minutes Ground Time 30 Minutes

After max 10 min landing at Kalapather, you fly back to Syangboche(3962m), you will be given about 30 minutes at Syangboche (Hotel Everest view) to have breakfast. Syangboche has excellent views of panoramic mountain including Mt.Everest. Enjoy breakfast at Everest view hotel (Japaanses built best hotel at Everest region). 

Syangboche - Lukla - Kathmandu

Flight Time 1 hrs 10 minutes

Further, you can fly back to Lukla for fueling and then towards Kathmandu to end your lifetime Experience of Everest Base Camp Tour by helicopter. Transfer back to your hotel.

Best Season for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Helicopter Tour can be visited all months of the year except the monsoon season.

Monsoon season (June, July to end of August ), Its wet and rainy with clouds blocking the views and making Helicopter flight least possible to land and take off.

Spring season ( march, april and may ), warm weather but during the morning and late afternoon can be little cooler where morning are clear for the good views of mountain.

Autumn season (september,october, november ) will be clear with fine weather but can be much colder during morning and afternoon time as well in shady areas. 

Winter season (december to mid february), mostly clear during the day, but the days are short with sunlight. January and February mid of winter, morning and late afternoon can be cold of less than -10° to -15° celsius with maximum of 10° to 15° Celsius in sunny days and afternoon.

If you are a single traveler and looking for join the fixed departure to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, please contact tou our Tour manager

Cost Details from Kathmandu

1 person 4999 USD per person
2 people 2555 USD per person
3 people 1700 USD per person
4 people 1499 USD per person
5 people 1200 USD per person

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  • Best Helicopter flight in the world over Himalayas
  • Thrilling helicopter tour to Everest Base camp.
  • Himalayas for Brekfast - Helicopter Land and stop for breakfast in Everest View Hotel
  • Short Landing in Kalapatter to see Everest and other high mountains and feel the altitude at 5545 M
  • Great views of famous peaks incliding Mt Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m),Mt Cho-oyu(8201),Mt.Pumori(7161m),Nuptse(7855), Mt Abadablam(6812) and many other peaks., stunning landscapes, icefalls and glaciers.

Inclusions

  • Airport pick up and drop off service
  • Chartered Helicopter and sightseeing over himalayas
  • All government tax and passenger insurance
  • National park entry permit (NRS. 3,200 per person)
  • Airport tax (NRS. 200)
  • Any meals, accommodation or drinks
  • All other extra expenses which is not mentioned on cost include section.
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