Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing at Everest View Hotel is the most thrilling lifetime experience in Nepal. The helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp is a massive day tour to experience Everest in just one day. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with a landing at Everest View Hotel easiest way to reach the Everest Base Camp. A trek to Everest Base Camp takes about 13 days, however, this helicopter tour cuts off all these days and you can get to the base camp and be back in Kathmandu within a day.
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the most famous activities in Nepal. A helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp takes you to the base of the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). The Everest Helicopter Tour is a perfect option for anyone to reach Everest Base Camp within a limited time. Within a short period, you will find yourself close to Everest.
Flying high from the green alpine forest of rhododendron pine to the arctic zone of ice glaciers, you will get to capture the unbelievable beauty of nature. The stunning aerial views of huge glaciers and blocks of ice along with the notorious Khumbu Ice Falls in between giant mountains will blow your mind and imagination. The sight that only a few people get to see, the height that only a few people get to reach, and the feeling that only a few people get to feel, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Everest View Hotel lifetime experience that will stay within your memories forever.
Along with outstanding sceneries views, you will also get a chance to see beautifully terraced fields, and verdant hills dotted with small villages from the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. As the flight gets deep inside the Everest Region, you will get to see picturesque valleys, glacier lakes, and passes marked with chortens colorful prayer flags. You could see panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Island Peak, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Pumori, and numerous other mountains.
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with a landing at Everest View Hotel begins from Kathmandu and takes you to the Lukla airport where you will land for a few minutes for refueling. From Lukla, you will fly up to Everest Base Camp. We will land at Everest View Hotel Viewpoint. After exploring the area, the Helicopter flight will take you to Everest View Hotel, one of the most famous hotels in the Everest Region. You will have a delicious breakfast at Everest View Hotel. This is the time you will get to see the unique lifestyle, culture, and traditions of the locals. After spending some time here, you will fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Everest View Hotel trip offers the closest view of Mount Everest within a day from Kathmandu. Green Valley Nepal Treks assures you it gives genuine price and quality service. We have planned our timing and activities during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour carefully to let you enjoy every moment. Comparing the cost of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with the Everest Base Camp Trek, it is obviously on the expensive side. However, the experience you will get in hours of flight is worth every single moment. Our helicopter flight to the Everest Base Camp can accommodate up to 5 people with full window seats to enjoy marvelous views and scenery from the beginning to the end of the journey.
What to Expect during Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Everest View Hotel?
- Drive to Kathmandu domestic airport at 6:00 AM
- Checking and boarding pass process (you must bring your passport with you)
- Fly from Kathmandu with 350 B3 helicopters from Kathmandu at 7:30 am
- Short break in Lukla for about 10 minutes
- Continue flying to Pheriche 4200meter (we need to split passengers if 4-5 pax flying together because over 4200 meters do not allow flying more than 3 pax)
- Fly over the Everest Base Camp and land at Kalapathar Helipad (5400 meters) for quick photos and videos.
- After the short break in Kalapathar fly to Everest View Lodge for breakfast and a helicopter will fly to pick up the rest of the group in Pheriche then fly over Everest Base Camp and land at Everest View Hotel for photos and breakfast.
- After breakfast continue to fly to Lukla and stop for fuel propose then continue to fly to Kathmandu
- Our driver will pick up you from the domestic airport and transfer you to the hotel
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost for 2024 and 2025
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Costs start from USD 1275 per person and reach up to USD 1400 per person.
For sharing Helicopter flight costs please flow below:
Tour Cost Based on Group Size
USD 1275 per person
USD 1250 per person
USD 1225 per person
USD 1200 per person
Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour Cost for 2024 and 2025
Private Helicopter Tour Cost
1 to 3 pax
1 to 5 Pax
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Everest View Hotel Route:
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing is considered the best helicopter tour in Nepal so far within 3 to 4 hours reach to the Everest Base Camp from Kathmandu. However, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour starts early in the morning from Kathmandu, our breakfast at the Everest View Hotel which is the highest deluxe hotel in the world at a height of 3,880 m.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Phase One:
The Helicopter takes off from Kathmandu's domestic terminal towards Lula Airport and it takes you above the Nagarkot, the alpine forest at Jiri, terraced fields, and finally lands at Lukla airport to refuel and flight procedures.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Phase Two:
After refueling at Lukla, we fly over the famous town Namache Bazaar towards Kalapatthar. On the way, we will get to experience local settlements in the Khumbu regions Tyangboche, Pangboche, Pheriche, and Dingboche. You will get to experience an aerial view of the snowcapped Himalaya range and the huge Khumbu glacier. Finally, land at Kala Patthar viewpoint which is located above the Everest Base Camp from where can observe incredible panoramic views of Mount Everest range including Everest. However, landing at Kala Patthar is one of the memorial lifetime experiences.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Phase Three:
After a Everest Over Fly (Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Chola Pass and Gokyo), we take off towards Everest View Hotel in Syangboche. We land at Everest View Hotel for breakfast where you can have a delicious breakfast enjoying panoramic views and Khumbu Valley.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Phase Four:
From the Everest View Hotel, we fly towards Kathmandu. Before flying directly to Kathmandu, the helicopter landed at Lukla airport for quick refueling. After a short landing at Lukla airport, the helicopter flies towards Kathmandu directly and lands at Kathmandu domestic airport where our airport representative will pick up you and transfer you to the hotel.
We have other alternative options to combine with the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Out, and Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return. We also arrange regular Everest Base Camp Trekking for those trekkers who would like to trek to Everest Base Camp and trek back to Lukla without using a helicopter flight.
Temporary Everest Helicopter Tour Itinerary until further notice from the Nepal Government
Helicopter landings on the Kalapatthar are prohibited until further notice from the Nepal government. Thus, we have made a few modifications to our Everest Helicopter Tour itinerary, which is explained below: