• Duration:1 Day
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Max. Altitude: 5545m
  • Group Size: 1-5
  • Activity: Tour
  • Pick Up: Yes

About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing is an exclusively designed trip to encounter and explore the world’s highest mountains within couple of hours. Many travelers have a dream of seeing Everest during their visit to Nepal. But they may be limited by time as it will take 10-14 Days by trekking to reach Everest Base Camp. To all of them, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the best possible way to witness the surreal 360 panoramic aerial view of Nepal Himalaya in just 4 -5 hours. It is also best suited for people who have limited time frame but wishes to encounter the stunning mountains in the Khumbu Himalaya.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour starts off by flying east from Kathmandu to the stunning Himalayan airport at Lukla (2860m). We will take a quick break to get the first taste of the fresh mountain air and scenery of this stunning airport. After refueling at Lukla, our helicopter flight heads towards the Everest Base Camp. Following the Khumbu valley, we fly over Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and the Khumbu Glacier. We will finally witness the base camp of worlds’ highest mountain, Mount Everest (8848.86m). Don’t be surprised if you see lots of tents at Everest Base Camp as in tents, resides the climbers planning strategically to conquer their utmost goal of summitting Mount Everest. 

After relishing the views and capturing the moments in photos / videos, we will fly over the Everest Base Camp crossing the infamous Khumbu glacier and land at Kalapatthar (Black Rock). Kalapatthar at an elevation of 5545 meters is probably the best viewpoint in entire Everest region. Since, the view of Mount Everest is blocked by Lhotse - Nuptse ridge at EBC, we fly to Kalapatthar from EBC to eye witness the 360-degree panorama view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Pumori, etc... to name a few. which is why Kala Patthar is widely known as the ‘Paradise for Photographers’ You will be given a maximum of 15 minutes of landing time at Kala Patthar to acknowledge the beauty and opulence surrounding us.  Time period is limited because of altitude concern.

Our next stop on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the magnificent Hotel Everest View, Syangboche. This hotel offers a rare experience of mountain and luxury. Also popularly termed as “Breakfast with Everest”, it is definitely a must do experience in the Himalaya of Nepal. Accordingly, admiring the Mount Everest and other beautiful Khumbu Panorama such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Taboche, Cholatse etc., we stop at Hotel Everest View at Syangbouch for breakfast. At last, we will fly back to Lukla for refueling and then to Kathmandu to end this epic lifetime experience in Nepal Himalaya.

Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour cost is US $1075 per Person  (All Inclusive Cost) on a sharing basis and US $ 4190 for a Private Chartered Flight. The cost for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour seems a bit expensive at first glimpse but we assure you that it's worth every penny from the very beginning starting right from Kathmandu. This exciting Tourcan be done solo or with 2pax, 3pax, or 4 pax up to a maximum of 5 people There should be at least 5 travelers for a Fixed Departure. The cost per person can vary depending on the number of travelers on the flight.



Highlights of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  • Helicopter Tour into the Khumbu Valley is no less than a visual spectacle.
  • You get to fly over the major places of the Everest Base Camp Trekking and encounter picturesque landscapes and blessed valleys with towering mountains all around.
  • You will have a delicious breakfast at Hotel Everest View Syangboche, one of the most astonishing hotels in the world at such high altitude.
  • You can have a privilege of landing at Kala Patthar, the foothills of the world’s highest mountain in a matter of an hour.
  • You land at Lukla Airport, one of the world’s most thrilling airports in the world.
  • Close up view of the world’s beautiful Mountain Ama Dablam and an amazing glimpse of Khumbu Icefall and Glacier.


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Day 5:30 AM - 6:30 AM : Hotel pick up and drop to TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport)

Early in the morning, we will pick you from hotel and drive to the Airport's domestic terminal. From here, your Everest Helicopter Tour will begins. 

    Your guide will assist you with the check-in process and luggage. Make sure to carry your passport and tickets. After checking in, an airport officer will check your documents, ticket and afterwards, you’re all set to fly to Lukla (2860m). 

      From airport, we start flying east along with the Himalayan mountain range to the Hilary Tenzing Airport at Lukla, in the Everest Region. After 45 minutes, we will land at Lukla with magnificent views of Khumbu Himalaya.

        Your helicopter will land at Lukla for refuelling.  This will take about 15-minute and after that, we're all set to fly.

          After refueling, we fly towards Kalapatthar to witness the magical mountains such as Mount Everest, Pumori, and Lhotse closely. The inflight commentary will tell you exactly where you are at the time being.

            Kalapatthar at an elevation of 5545 meters is probably the best viewpoint in entire Everest region. Since, the view of Mount Everest is blocked by Lhotse - Nuptse ridge at EBC, we fly to Kalapatthar from EBC to eye witness the 360-degree panorama view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Pumori, etc. We will have maximum 15 minutes to explore the area and embrace the moments in Himalayan vistas.

              After enjoying the magical moments at Kala Patthar, we will fly to the world's highest situated hotel (Hotel Everest View), for a wholehearted breakfast.

              Hotel Everest View is very well known for getting the view of Mt. Everest from every corner making it an ideal place to get the mesmerizing scene of snow-capped peaks in indulgence.

                After a treat to your belly, we fly back to Lukla with the astonishing views of the Himalayas and upon reaching Lukla, we land to refuel at Lukla for 15 minutes.  After refueling, we fly back to Kathmandu.

                  After refueling, we fly back to Kathmandu and along the way, we will see the full range of the Everest region landscapes' diversity in a distance as you look down onto Namche Bazaar, and Lukla,  

                  After landing at Kathmandu, you’ll be transferred to your Hotel.

                    What's Included

                    • Transfers from Hotel - Airport - Hotel on Private Vehicle 
                    • All Landing Charges
                    • Value Added Tax and Agency Service Charge.
                    • Airport Tax
                    • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
                    • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit
                    • Breakfast at Everest View Hotel