Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Price

USD 1536

Trip Duration

1 day

Trip Grade

Easy

Highest Altitude

5545m

Transportation

Car, Helicopter

Group Size

1-5

Best Season

All around the year

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Introduction

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

5:30AM – 6:3AM :- Hotel pick up 

We will be picking you up from your hotel in Kathmandu and then transferring you to the Domestic terminal of the Airport for your Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour. Your Everest helicopter tour will start from International Airport, Kathmandu.

6:30 AM -7:00 AM: Preparation and processing to take off

Our representative will assist you with the check-in process. Make sure to carry your passport. After checking in, an airport officer will check your documents and ticket, and after getting a boarding pass you will be ready to fly to Lukla.

7:00AM -8:00AM: Fly to Lukla (2,845 meters) Fly to Lukla (2,845M)

Once you complete your airport formalities, you will proceed to fly to Lukla. As you begin to fly, you will be welcomed by the fantastic vistas of green hills, and passing through Dolakha and Jiri villages. Heli ride continues over the Lamjura-La Pass (3,550 m) covered in thick rhododendron forests.

After about 45 minutes, you will land at Lukla with magnificent views of the Chains of the Himalayas. Lukla lies at 2,840 meters above sea level. Lukla is famous for Lukla Airport, which has one of the smallest runways in the world.

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM: Flight Refueling at Lukla Airport Helipad(2,845M)

Once you land at Lukla, you will start witnessing the local Sherpa lifestyle. At the airport, you will see many Sherpa guides and porters waiting for their clients. It will take around 15 minutes to refuel the Chopper.

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM: Fly to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters)

After refueling at Lukla Helipad, you will fly to Kala Patthar. The in-flight commentary will tell you exactly where you are, whether it’s the legendary Everest Base Camp or the mighty Khumbu glacier. In the second half of the flight, you will get great views of the mountains such as Everest, Pumori, Amadablam, Nuptse, Lhotse summit, and many more when flying over the Kala Patthar.

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM: Land and Explore around Kala Patthar (5,450M)

This helicopter tour is more than just a flight where you can gawp at the breathtaking landscapes before you. The 3-4 hours Everest Helicopter tour lets you land in the Kalapatthar, where you will indulge in the view of the mighty, majestic peaks of the Khumbu region of Nepal. Fifteen minutes on the ground may not sound like a lot, but it’s far enough to find splendid views of the scenic mountain beauty at a high altitude.

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM: Fly to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) (3,860M)

Throughout this mountain flight, you will be accompanied by our representative or the Pilot who will tell you all you need to know about the sites you have a bird’s eye view of as the vibrant colors of a sunrise in paradise merge into one. This short flight is bound to arouse your appetite for another helicopter tour.

After enjoying the magical moments at Kala Patthar, you will fly to the world’s highest-situated Luxury hotel, Everest View Hotel, for a hearty breakfast. The flight offers marvelous views of Khumbu Glacier, Gorak Shep, monasteries, Chortens, and many snow-clad peaks of the Everest region.

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Breakfast Time at Everest View Hotel(3,860M)

Syangboche is well-known for Everest View Hotel, famous for getting Mt. Everest’s view from every corner. It is an ideal place to get the mesmerizing scene of snow-capped peaks in luxury. You will have a hearty filling breakfast at Everest view hotel with a splendid Everest view.

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Fly to Lukla and Refuel(2,845M)

After having an excellent breakfast in the hotel, you will fly back to the Lukla with the astonishing views of the Himalayas. There is nothing more exciting than a clear bird’s eye view of the Himalayas up close. Once again, the flight will land at Lukla for 15 minutes for refueling and fly back to Kathmandu.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu

Finally, before heading back to Kathmandu, you will see the full range of the Everest region landscapes’ diversity as you look down on the different villages, landscapes, rice terraces, etc. After this exhilarating flight, you will be taken back to your hotel in Kathmandu rest & relax with a trip of your lifetime. 

 

Highlights

  • View of the Everest Himalayas
  • Landing/Fly over Kalapatther
  • Ride a Helicopter in the Himalayas
  • Scenic Ride Throughout the Journey
  • Stop at Everest View Hotel
  • Land & Take off From Lukla
  • witness of the 4 Major Himalayan peaks & Glaciers

Outline Itinerary

  • 5:30AM - 6:3AM :- Hotel pick up 
  • 6:30 AM -7:00 AM: Preparation and processing to take off
  • 7:00AM -8:00AM: Fly to Lukla (2,845 meters) Fly to Lukla (2,845M)
  • 8:00 AM - 8:15 AM: Flight Refueling at Lukla Airport Helipad(2,845M)
  • 8:15 AM - 8:30 AM: Fly to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters)
  • 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM: Land and Explore around Kala Patthar (5,450M)
  • 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM: Fly to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) (3,860M)
  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Breakfast Time at Everest View Hotel(3,860M)
  • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Fly to Lukla and Refuel(2,845M)
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu

Detailed Itinerary

5:30AM - 6:3AM :- Hotel pick up 

We will be picking you up from your hotel in Kathmandu and then transferring you to the Domestic terminal of the Airport for your Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour. Your Everest helicopter tour will start from International Airport, Kathmandu.

6:30 AM -7:00 AM: Preparation and processing to take off

Our representative will assist you with the check-in process. Make sure to carry your passport. After checking in, an airport officer will check your documents and ticket, and after getting a boarding pass you will be ready to fly to Lukla.

7:00AM -8:00AM: Fly to Lukla (2,845 meters) Fly to Lukla (2,845M)

Once you complete your airport formalities, you will proceed to fly to Lukla. As you begin to fly, you will be welcomed by the fantastic vistas of green hills, and passing through Dolakha and Jiri villages. Heli ride continues over the Lamjura-La Pass (3,550 m) covered in thick rhododendron forests.

After about 45 minutes, you will land at Lukla with magnificent views of the Chains of the Himalayas. Lukla lies at 2,840 meters above sea level. Lukla is famous for Lukla Airport, which has one of the smallest runways in the world.

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM: Flight Refueling at Lukla Airport Helipad(2,845M)

Once you land at Lukla, you will start witnessing the local Sherpa lifestyle. At the airport, you will see many Sherpa guides and porters waiting for their clients. It will take around 15 minutes to refuel the Chopper.

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM: Fly to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters)

After refueling at Lukla Helipad, you will fly to Kala Patthar. The in-flight commentary will tell you exactly where you are, whether it’s the legendary Everest Base Camp or the mighty Khumbu glacier. In the second half of the flight, you will get great views of the mountains such as Everest, Pumori, Amadablam, Nuptse, Lhotse summit, and many more when flying over the Kala Patthar.

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM: Land and Explore around Kala Patthar (5,450M)

This helicopter tour is more than just a flight where you can gawp at the breathtaking landscapes before you. The 3-4 hours Everest Helicopter tour lets you land in the Kalapatthar, where you will indulge in the view of the mighty, majestic peaks of the Khumbu region of Nepal. Fifteen minutes on the ground may not sound like a lot, but it’s far enough to find splendid views of the scenic mountain beauty at a high altitude.

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM: Fly to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) (3,860M)

Throughout this mountain flight, you will be accompanied by our representative or the Pilot who will tell you all you need to know about the sites you have a bird’s eye view of as the vibrant colors of a sunrise in paradise merge into one. This short flight is bound to arouse your appetite for another helicopter tour.

After enjoying the magical moments at Kala Patthar, you will fly to the world’s highest-situated Luxury hotel, Everest View Hotel, for a hearty breakfast. The flight offers marvelous views of Khumbu Glacier, Gorak Shep, monasteries, Chortens, and many snow-clad peaks of the Everest region.

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Breakfast Time at Everest View Hotel(3,860M)

Syangboche is well-known for Everest View Hotel, famous for getting Mt. Everest’s view from every corner. It is an ideal place to get the mesmerizing scene of snow-capped peaks in luxury. You will have a hearty filling breakfast at Everest view hotel with a splendid Everest view.

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Fly to Lukla and Refuel(2,845M)

After having an excellent breakfast in the hotel, you will fly back to the Lukla with the astonishing views of the Himalayas. There is nothing more exciting than a clear bird’s eye view of the Himalayas up close. Once again, the flight will land at Lukla for 15 minutes for refueling and fly back to Kathmandu.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu

Finally, before heading back to Kathmandu, you will see the full range of the Everest region landscapes’ diversity as you look down on the different villages, landscapes, rice terraces, etc. After this exhilarating flight, you will be taken back to your hotel in Kathmandu rest & relax with a trip of your lifetime. 

Includes

  • Chartered Helicopter/Sharing 
  • Breathtaking Mountain View
  • Landing at Kalapatthar
  • All government tax/Office Service Charge
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Passenger insurance

Excludes

  • National park entry permit (NRS. 3,000 per person)
  • Pasang Lhamu Local government tax (NRS. 2,000 per person)
  • Airport tax (NRS. 500 per person)
  • Breakfast USD. 31 per person (optional)
  • Personal gear or the things not mention above

 

Trip Map

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you take a helicopter to Mount Everest base camp?
Yes, you can take a helicopter to Mount Everest Base Camp. You can choose to go on Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour by landing at Kalapatthar.
How can I book a helicopter in Nepal?
You can book a helicopter in Nepal by contacting a trekking agency or airline. You can contact us anytime to book budget-friendly helicopter rides in Nepal.
How cold does it get at Everest Base Camp ?
The temperature ranges between 15 degrees Celsius to -1 degrees Celsius in spring and autumn. In winter, the temperature falls below -17 degrees Celsius and is considered the coldest time of the year.
How much money do I need for Everest Base Camp helicopter Tour?
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour cost can differ from one place to another. We offer comprehensive Everest Base Camp Heli Tour cost and top-notch service. Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour package ranges from USD 1300-1600 per person and fluctuates as per customization and group size.
Can you take a helicopter ride to Mount Everest?
Yes, you can take a helicopter ride to Mount Everest. Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers an adventurous flight to the base of this almighty Everest Himalayas.
What is the highest elevation during Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
From Kathmandu you will fly to Lukla (2,840 m). From here, you will fly all the way up to the Kala Patthar at 5,545 meters and return to Everest View Hotel at Syangboch at 3,880 meters for a quick breakfast and you fly back to Kathmandu via Lukla.
Can I get my money back or not if the tour gets canceled?
Yes, you will get a refund in case the Helicopter tour gets canceled because of bad weather, climate or technical. If you do not join the trip or cancel because of your own issue then there will be a 25% cancellation charge applied to the total cost of the trip got canceled.
How can I book a private trip or a family helicopter trip?
To book your private or family Helicopter trip, contact us anytime Happy Mountain Nepal or at +977 9843725521 (Ray) 24/7 Hours WhatsApp / Viber or via email. Our representative will talk to you and assist you during the booking process. You can choose dates flexible to your needs.
Is it possible to join a group with your company for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
Yes, you can join a group for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with us. We have several fixed departure dates. In the peak season, you will get many options too.
I am a single traveler. Is it possible to book an Everest base camp helicopter tour?
Yes, as a single traveler, you can join our trip to Everest base camp. We often have a few empty spaces in our group helicopter tours that you can join. you can also fly privately if you wish to.
Is there an oxygen cylinder available in a helicopter if needed?
Yes, we always have an oxygen cylinder and first aid kit with us onboard while EBC Helicopter tours for emergency use.
What is the age limit for EBC helicopter tour in Nepal?
There is no age limit for the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour in Nepal. Anyone can join this Helicopter tour to Mount Everest base camp. If there is any emergency or guests feel uneasy, we will revoke the tour and fly you back to Kathmandu immediately.

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