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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Landing with at Everest View Hotel

  • Duration 1 Day
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts at Kathmandu domestic Airport
  • Ends at Kathmandu domestic Airport
  • Max. Altitude 5,464 meters (EBC) and 5,180 meters (Gorakshep)
  • Activity Himalayas Sightseeing & Photography
  • Group Type Group Joining
  • Group Size 1 to 5
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn is suggested for better views
Highlights
  • Helicopter Landing at Everest view hotel for Breakfast and amazing views
  • Everest Over Fly (Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Chola Pass and Gokyo)
  • Experience Everest from Helicopter within a short time period
  • Land at Lukla, and Everest View Hotel
  • Scenic Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Mt. Everest base camp with panoramic views
  • Best view of the green alpine forest of rhododendron, pine trees, Khumbu icefall, and glaciers.
  • 100 % Full Refund guarantee if no flight made due to bad weather
  • Easy and secure Online Booking System
  • Trip with the Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • The helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp is a massive day tour to experience Everest just in one day.
  • Scenic helicopter flight over the world's tallest mountain series
  • You will enjoy the blissful Helicopter flight directly from Kathmandu to the Everest Base Camp of the world’s highest peak.

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 1240 per person and reach up to USD 1300 per person. 

For sharing Helicopter flight costs please flow below: 

Group SizeTour Cost Based on Group SizeCheck Availability
1 PersonUSD 1300Check Availability
2 PersonsUSD 1270 per personCheck Availability
3 PersonsUSD 1260 per personCheck Availability
4 PersonsUSD 1250 per personCheck Availability
5 PersonsUSD 1240 per personCheck Availability

Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour Cost for 2024 and 2025

Group SizePrivate Helicopter Tour CostContact Us
1 to 2 paxUSD 5000Contact Us
1 to 5 PaxUSD 5600Contact Us

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 an 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:

  • Pick up from your hotel, then drive to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport.
  • Helicopter flight to Lukla from Kathmandu airport
  • Fly to Pheriche from Lukla.
  • From Pheriche, fly over Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Cho La Pass, and Gokyo Valley.
  • Stopover for breakfast at the Everest View Hotel for 30 minutes to 1 hour after completing helicopter exploration (Ground time might be extended because of the scheduling of helicopter flights).
  • Fly back to Kathmandu via Lukla to conclude your Everest helicopter tour with style.
Day to Day Itinerary
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5:30 to 6:00 AM: Green Valley Nepal Treks representatives pick you up from the hotel and drive to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Airport.

6:00 to 7:00 AM: Reaching the domestic terminal, walking about 5 minutes from the parking, and check-in in at the domestic airport. Green Valley Nepal Treks representative provides you with a boarding pass for the Everest Helicopter Flight at the domestic terminal and waits for the helicopter.

7:00 to 8:00 AM: Fly to Lukla airport, Everest base camp helicopter flight starts from Kathmandu fly over the Kathmandu valley via the Jiri route through Alpine forest. After flying for 30 minutes from Kathmandu you will land at the Lukla airport for refueling. After a short landing at the Lukla airport, your flight will begin towards landing at Kalapthar Viewpoint through Everest Base Camp.

8:00 to 8:45 AM: Fly to Everest Base Camp and land at Kalapatthar viewpoint. Flying to Everest Base Camp from Lukla airport via the massive Khumbu Glacier with amazing views of the Everest Region Himalayas including Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori and many more are the major attraction of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing at Kalapatthar. After flying over Everest Base Camp we will land at Kalapatthar viewpoint for 10 to 15 minutes from where you can see the closet view of Mt. Everest.

8:45 to 9:45 AM: Fly to Everest View Hotel from Kalapatthar for Breakfast. Everest View Hotel is the highest-located deluxe hotel in the world from where you could see the panoramic views of the Everest Region Himalayas. At Everest view hotel you could have breakfast your choice by enjoying spectacular panoramic views of the Everest Himalayas.

9:45 to 10:25 AM: Fly back to Lukla airport from Everest View Hotel. We will land in Lukla again for refueling. Landing time at Lukla airport will be 15 to 20 minutes so during this time period you could explore and buy souvenirs nearby the Lukla Helipad.

10:25 to 11:00 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla by Helicopter. Green Valley Nepal Treks representative will pick up you from the domestic terminal and drive you to the hotel in Kathmandu.
Total time for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Kalapatthar: 4 to 5 hours

Note: Timing could change due to weather reasons and Air traffic.

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

    Cost Includes
    • Private transportation to Kathmandu domestic airport from Hotel
    • Helicopter sightseeing Flight around Everest Region from Kathmandu domestic airport to Kathmandu domestic airport on sharing basis maximum of 5 persons in one Helicopter
    • Landing at Lukla for 15 to 20 minutes
    • Everest Over Fly (Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar, Chola Pass and Gokyo)
    • Landing at Everest View Hotel for 50 to 60 minutes for breakfast (breakfast cost isn't included) 
    • Oxygen Cylinder in Helicopter (if in case of emergency)
    • Green Valley Nepal Treks services charge and government taxes
    • Private transportation to the hotel from Kathmandu domestic airport
    • 13% Government VAT and Helicopter fuel surcharges
    • Life insurance during a helicopter flight (which is provided by aviation)
    Cost Excludes
    • Breakfast in Everest View Hotel (it will cost approxmetly USD 30 to 40 per person) and all kinds of drinks
    • Personal expenses souvenirs, donations, tips, equipment, etc
    • Sagarmatha National park entrance fee, local tax and airport tax (NPR 3000 + 2000 + 500 = NPR 5500 per person) 
    Departure Dates
    Green Valley Nepal Treks offers an Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu Domestic Airport every day. Contact us either via email or WhatsApp for availability.
    • In the case of cancellation of booking, you need to inform us a minimum of two weeks in advance. If you cancel the trip in less than two weeks are subject to charge 20% of the total fare. 

     

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    Useful Info

    Major Attractions of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Everest View Hotel

    • Lukla Airport (2,860 meters)

    Lukla is the starting point of the Everest Base Camp Trek. Most of the trekkers fly to Lukla by regular flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and start the trek from Lukla. Lukla airport is known as Tenzing Hillary Airport and is considered one of the most dangerous airports in the world because of its short runaway and its location between mountains. There are regular flights between Kathmandu to Lukla usually in the morning time.

    • Kala Patthar (5,545 meters)

    Kalapatthar lies just above the Gorakshep. It is one of the best viewpoints in the Everest region, from where you could behold Mount Everest from the closest distance. From Kalapattar's viewpoint, you could get a chance to watch unlimited views of Mount Everest Summit and many others mountains like Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumari, and Changtse. Kalapatthar stands with a height of 5,644.

    • Everest Base Camp (5,600 meters)

    Everest Base Camp is located at a height of 5,364m above sea level. Everest's climbers spend almost one month time at the Everest Base Camp for acclimatization with their tent. To reach Everest Base Camp takes around 8 to 9 days from the Lukla but with a helicopter flight, you could reach within around 3 hours. From the Everest Base Camp, can’t perceive Mount Everest itself, but you could observe the best views of the Khumbu icefalls, Khumbu glaciers, and many mountains surrounding.

    Alternative Helicopter Tours in Everest Regions by Green Valley Nepal Treks 

    Green Valley Nepal Treks operate Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour from different places in the Everest Region based on a group sharing basis. Also, we offer Sharing and private helicopter charter flights from different places in Everest Region.

    • Helicopter Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu

    We arrange daily Helicopter Flights to Lukla from Kathmandu during the main trekking season in Nepal on a group-sharing basis. To fly to Lukla by helicopter will take 35 minutes from Kathmandu. 

    Helicopter Flight Sector                     Private Helicopter Charter Flight Cost to Lukla
    Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter FlightUSD 2500 per flight - maximum 5 persons or 500 KG
    Lukla to Kathmandu Helicopter FlightUSD 2500 per flight - maximum 5 persons or 500 KG
    • Helicopter Flight Return to Kathmandu from Gorakshep via Everest Base Camp

    We pick up you from Gorakshep Helipad and fly over Everest Base Camp and fly back to Kathmandu. Helicopter Charter flight on a group-sharing basis. 

    • Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp from Labuche and return to Lukla or Kathmandu

    We pick up you from Labuche and fly over Everest Base Camp; we land at Kalapatthar viewpoint for photos and videos. After a short landing at Kalapatthar viewpoint, we fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter flight via Lukla. 

    • Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp from Pheriche with landing at Everest View Hoteland return to Lukla or Kathmandu

    We pick up you from the Pheriche helipad and we fly over the Everest Base Camp and then fly back to Kathmandu by landing at Kalapatthar viewpoint for short time. For this Helicopter tour, you could stop either in Lukla or Kathmandu. We arrange it as your choice. 

    • Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp from Namche and return to Lukla or Kathmandu

    We pick you up from Namche Bazaar Helipad and take a helicopter tour around the Everest region including Everest Base Camp and fly back to Kathmandu by landing at Kalapatthar for the closest view. On the way to the return flight, we stop in Lukla for refueling. 

    • Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp from Everest View Hotel and return to Lukla or Kathmandu

    We arrange daily Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flights from Everest View Hotel during the major trekking season in Nepal. During this flight, we fly around Everest Base Camp and land at Kalapatthar's viewpoint. After a short landing at Kalapatthar, we fly back to Everest View Hotel. 

    • Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp from Lukla and return to Lukla or Kathmandu

    Lukla airport is a getaway for the Everest region which is located at a height of 2845 meters. We operate a daily Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour from Lukla during the major trekking season in Nepal. On this helicopter tour, we land at Kalapatthar viewpoint for 15 to 20 minutes. Also, we fly back to Everest View Hotel for Breakfast then fly back to Lukla by helicopter.

    Landing opportunity during Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp:

    On our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, there'll be numerous opportunities to land in essential highlighted places. During the landing time, you may get a chance to discover the essential highlighted places of the Everest Region with an amazing view of the Himalayas range, hills, forest, ice falls, glaciers, and plenty more.

    • Helicopter Landing at Lukla Airport (2860m)

    Lukla airport is located at a height of 2860 meters which is the main getaway for the world's highest mountain (Mount Everest) from the Nepal side. Reaching the Lukla Airport offers the first landing opportunity during our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Landing time at Lukla airport will be about 15 to 20 minutes to refuel the Helicopter.

    • Helicopter Landing at Pheriche (4280m)

    Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight will give us a second landing opportunity in Pheriche. From the Pheriche we must maintain the number of people and weight for the Helicopter flight to above, so we maintained Nepal Government rules and regulations. From the Pheriche, we can adjust a maximum of 250 kg or 3 people in one helicopter. The Helicopter land here in about 15 to 20 minutes.

    • Helicopter Landing at Kalapatthar Viewpoint (5,545m)

    Helicopter landings at the Kalapatthar are prohibited until further notice from the Nepal government.

    This is the third landing opportunity in our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Landing at Kalapatthar viewpoint is the most important part of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter. The main purpose of landing at Kalapatthar viewpoint is for the best view of snow-capped mountains all around and the best photographable point of the Everest Helicopter Tour. The Helicopter land here around 10 to 15 minutes.

    • Helicopter Landing at Everest View Hotel (3,880m)

    Fly to Everest View Hotel from the Kalapatthar will give us a fourth landing opportunity during Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Everest View Hotel is located at a height of 3,880 meters where we will stop for around 40 minutes to enjoy breakfast with the best panoramic views of the Himalayas including Mount Everest.

    • Fifth Landing at Lukla (2,860m)

    After breakfast at Everest View Hotel, we continue to fly to Lukla and land for refueling. This is the last landing opportunity on Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour and the second landing at Lukla airport. This landing time will be around 15 to 20 minutes. After refueling in Lukla we continue to fly back to Kathmandu airport.  

    Best time to do the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour: 

    Spring and autumn are the best seasons for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. However, the Everest Base Camp (5364 Meters) and Kalapatthar (5545 meters) by Helicopter flight can be done the whole year. Normally in the morning, the weather will be clear every day. GVNT team would never operate Everest Base Camp helicopter flight with hazardous and indistinct weather. Our experts check the weather condition in advance so that we can compose a pleasant Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp Helicopter.

    • Spring Season

    Spring season is the best recommended season for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with landing. The spring season starts from March to May; during this season weather is clear around the Everest Region. You can enjoy the beautiful Himalayas, landscape and Rhododendron blooming. Many people choose the spring season for the trekking and Helicopter tour in the Everest region, you might have to stay in the queue. Talk to our representative for booking dates either via email or WhatsApp and he guide you through.

    • Autumn Season

    Autumn season is the best time for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour in Nepal. This season starting from September to November, the temperature is normal during the autumn season in Everest regions. The average temperature is 20 degrees Celsius during the daytime and minus 10 degrees Celsius at night time. The weather is clear in this season and autumn is the best time to do the Everest Base Camp Trek and Helicopter Tour around the Everest region. You will be able to observe the best stunning Himalaya range and scenery including green hills. As this is the best season for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour there might be a queue, so you better book in advance to secure your seat for your wishes date.

    • Monsoon Season

    Monsoon season starts from June to early September, we don’t recommend Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour because during this season mostly rainy and cloudy in Nepal. Still, you could do a private Helicopter tour during this season but you must prepare for flight delays or cancellations because of weather reasons.

    • Winter Season

    Mid of December to February is the winter season in Nepal. During this season temperature is 16 degrees Celsius during the daytime and minus 18 degrees Celsius at night time. Even though the weather is clear and the views are fantastic. Because of the freezing temperature, not many people do this trip in winter but still doable. The GVNT team won’t operate the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour every day during the winter season so it is better you talk with our operator either via email or WhatsApp for the departure date.

    Conclusion: Spring and autumn is the best season for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

    COVID-19 Safety Protocols during Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

    • You must bring a vaccination proof card to enter the domestic airport.
    • Use a face mask and sanitizer during Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.
    • We sanitize the aircraft, window seatbelts, and seats of Helicopter often.
    • All our Helicopter crew and staff are fully vaccinated and regularly test for COVID-19.

    Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Tour Rules:

    • Should follow the rules according to their pilot when the tourists are inside the Helicopter
    • Should stay in a disciplined manner
    • Should make the cooperative environment
    • Should pay attention and carefulness during view observation while he/she is inside the Helicopter
    • Should follow their guidelines according to their tourists' guide

    Safety Note for Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp from Kathmandu

    • Fasten your seat belt on board your helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp.
    • Don't Change your seat and stand from your seat during your flight.
    • Don't throw out anything from the helicopter during your flights.
    • Smoking is prohibited during your flight
    • Wait in the helipad until our operators call you to come.

    Packing list for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Tour:

    We operate Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with clear weather, so there is sunshine most of the time. In mountains, weather can change quickly, we recommend you prepare for sunshine weather and cloudy weather. So you need to prepare the following equipment for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

    • UV Protection Sunglasses, lip balm, and Sun Lotion
    • Windproof warm jacket and warm hat
    • Silk or Nylon scarf
    • Warm pair of trousers
    • Mobiles and Camera
    • Passport or Passport Copy
    • A water bottle

    Note: The above gear will be sufficient for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. We encourage carrying only necessary equipment because over-carrying might increase the weight. 

    What our travelers saysClient Reviews
    • TripAdvisor

      Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing at Kalapatthar

      I recently took the EBC helicopter tour, and as a client, I can attest that it was among the most amazing experiences of my life. The journey is completely beyond my expectations, and I heartily endorse it to anybody who wishes to see the Himalayas' breathtaking splendor. As we soared above the mountains, the pilot told us about the region. I had the opportunity to see the Himalayas in all their splendor and the views from the helicopter were amazing. I was humbled and appreciative of the chance to see such a stunning natural marvel after seeing the vista of the tallest mountain peak in the world. I even had the opportunity to fully experience the distinctive culture of the area. I was able to view the Himalayas from a distinctive vantage point from the helicopter, and the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Landing at Kalapatthar was an event I will never forget.

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      MichaelMarch 13, 2023United Kingdom
    • TripAdvisor

      Best Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp with Green Valley Nepal Treks

      I feel really fortunate to be able to see such untouched beauty from such a different angle. Seeing Everest Base Camp was also a breathtaking experience. Despite being at a high elevation, the camp was hopping with travelers from all over the world assembling to explore the area. The Pilot shared with us important information about the history, culture, and people in the area. It was a depressing experience that made me appreciate those who had survived and thrived in such difficult circumstances for so long. The best helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp ever.

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      DanielMarch 03, 2023Denmark
    FAQs
    • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is totally safe. We highly recommend for everyone do this trip. There isn’t any age restriction. We make sure clear weather around the whole flying route before the helicopter takes off from Kathmandu airport. And oxygen is automatically running inside the Helicopter. So Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is 100% safe for any age people.

    • Sharing Everest Helicopter Flight is budget-friendly because we collect a maximum of 5 people for one flight and split the whole helicopter cost. During the trip, there might be multiple landings because we need to split the group based on the weight limit above 4200 meters. You need to have patience during the Everest Helicopter Tour because sometimes the weather might change quickly around the Himalayas. Our group joining tour cost for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour maximum of 5 pax in one Helicopter. We are offering the best budget and affordable package send an inquiry email to check availability and group size or call Nepal number +977-9841392186 (24 hours/available on WhatsApp as well). If less than 5 pax on the flight needs to adjust the tour cost.

    • Normally Helicopter landing time at Kala Patthar is 15 to 20 minutes. We shouldn’t spend a long time at Kalapatthar because there might be altitude sickness problems and helicopter politeness don’t off the helicopter engine because of the cold temperature.

    • If in case the flight is canceled because of weather reasons you will get a full refund.

    • If you canceled the Everest Helicopter Tour because of your own reason once you confirmed you won't get a refund of your deposit.

    • You must deposit 25% of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost to confirm the tour.

    • Yes, you can join a group for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. During the main season (March, April, May, September, October, and November) we have group departures every day from Kathmandu, you can join easily.

    • Yes, it is possible to do a private or family Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. We can arrange a private Everest Helicopter tour every day for the whole year.

    • You could choose your suitable dates and contact us via email or WhatsApp.

    • Yes, you can join the Everest Base camp Helicopter Tour. Let us know your suitable date we will join you with our available group.

    • Yes, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour can be affected by weather conditions. To operate and see the best view during Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight we need clear weather. Sometimes Helicopter flights might be delayed because of weather reasons.

    • Yes, there will be an oxygen cylinder in the Helicopter in case of emergency. Normally during the Everest Base camp Helicopter Tour, you don't need to use oxygen.

    • There are two main reasons we land for short time in Kalapatthar.

      • There might be an altitude sickness threat because you travel from the lowland all the way over 5000 meters.
      • They don’t turn off the Helicopter because of the cold temperature.
      • Everest Base Camp is made of glaciers so because of landing space we won't able to land at Everest Base Camp.
      • From the Everest Base Camp you can’t see Mt. Everest itself. So Kalapatthar is the best viewpoint during Everest Helicopter Tour.
    • Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour costs start from USD 800 per group size.

    • No, there isn’t any hidden cost during Everest Helicopter Tour. We notify you of the exact Helicopter Tour Cost (as per group size) before you confirmed the Helicopter tour with us.

    • You will have 15 to 20 minutes of landing time at the Kala Patthar viewpoint to take photos and explore.

    • Yes, it is worth doing Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, if you have a short time period for Nepal and are keen to see the world’s highest mountain within a day.

    • Everest Base Camp Helicopter will take 4 to 5 hours from Kathmandu domestic airport to Kathmandu domestic airport. It depends on the weather condition on that day as well.

    • Yes, you will have enough time to take photos and videos during Everest Helicopter Tour. The best viewpoint to take photos and videos are Kalapatthar and Everest view Hotel during Everest Helicopter Flight Tour.

    • Yes everyone will get a windows seat during our Everest Helicopter tour.

    • No, we can’t land a Helicopter in Everest Base camp. Nepal Government doesn’t allow landing Helicopters at Everest Base Camp already for many years. But still, you could see some of the travel agencies advertising the Everest Helicopter tours with landing at the Everest Base Camp. Please make sure before you confirm the Everest Helicopter tour that they land at the Kalapathar or Everest Base Camp.

    • Maximum 490kg to 500kg allow flying till 4200 meters during Everest Flight

    • A maximum of 5 people can fly during the Everest Helicopter flight to 4200 meters.

    • If we have 4-5 pax in the group, we have to run 2 shuttle flights from either Pheriche or Everest view hotel by splitting body weight 240kg 250kg on average.

    • No, the wheelchair isn't accessible during Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

    • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour isn't recommended for pregnant travelers.

    • Green Valley Nepal Treks operate an Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour landing at Kalapathar with the special group joining cost every day from Kathmandu.

    • February, March, April, May, September, October, and November are the best time to do an Everest Helicopter Tour.

    • Yes, you could hike up to Everest base camp and fly back by helicopter from Gorekshep. We are offering the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Helicopter Return trip as well.

    • Yes, you could do a private helicopter tour with us. Please open our Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour packages page for the cost.

    • If you are above 3 people in the group it will cost you USD 500 for the shuttle charge for Everest Helicopter Tour.

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