Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp

Trip Fact

  1. Trip Code:
    EPHT
  2. Trip Price:
    from $995 USD

Duration: Approx. 4 hours Days

Trip Grade: Easy

Departure : Every Day

Group Size/Passenger: 1 to 5 Person

Best Season for flight: Throughout the year, however, Spring & Autumn is suggested for better views

Destination: Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar

Highest Altitude: 5,464 meters (EBC) & 5,180 meters (Gorakshep)

Activities: Himalayas Sightseeing & Photography

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  • 100 % Full Refund guarantee if no flight made due to bad weather
  • Easy and secured Online Booking system
  • Trip with Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp is a massive day tour to experience Everest just in a one day.
  • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a quest way to reach the world highest mountain.
  • Scenic helicopter flight over the worlds tallest mountain series
  • You will enjoy the blissful Helicopter flight directly from Kathmandu to the Everest Base Camp of the worlds highest peak.
  • Breakfast at the Everest View Hotel at Shyangboche
  • Land at Kalapathar (5,550 meters) to witness Mt. Everest others at closer proximity

At a glance

Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp with landing

Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp is a massive day tour to experience Everest in just one day. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a quest way to reach the world highest mountain. 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 in just one day.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the most famous activities in Nepal. This heli tour will take you to the base of the worlds highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). EBC Heli Tour is a perfect option for anyone with limited time on their hands, yet wan to witness the irresistible beauty of Himalayas. Within a short period, you will find yourself close with the Everest.

Flying high from the green alpine forest of rhododendron pine to the arctic zone of ice glaciers, you will get to capture unbelievable beauty of nature. The stunning aerial views of huge glaciers and blocks of ice along with notorious Khumbu Ice Falls in between giant mountains will blow your mind and imagination. The sight that only a few people get to see, a height that only a few people get to reach, and the feeling that only a few people get to feel, Everest Base Camp Heli Tour is a lifetime experience that will stay within your memories forever.

Along with outstanding sceneries views, you will also get to see beautifully made terraced fields, verdant hills dotted with small villages. As the flight will get deep inside Everest region, you will get to see picturesque valleys, glacial lakes, passes marked with chortens colorful prayer flags. You will get to witness 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.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour begins from Kathmandu and takes you to the Lukla airport where you will land for a few minutes for refreshment. From here, you will fly up to Everest Base Camp. You can either land on Kala Patthar Viewpoint. After exploring the area, the flight will take you to Everest View Hotel, one of the most famous hotels in the Khumbu region. You will have a delicious breakfast here. This is the time you will get to see the unique lifestyle, culture, and tradition of the locals. Dont feel shy and interact with locals. After spending some time here, you will fly back to Kathmandu.

Talking about Everest Base Camp Heli Tour cost, it varies with the company you travel with as well as the time of the year. Nevertheless, we, Green Valley Nepal Treks Research Hub assures you to give genuine price and quality service. We have planned our timing and activities during the EBC Heli Tour carefully to let you enjoy every moment to its fullest. Comparing the cost of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with 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 penny.

Our helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp can accommodate 2 pax, 3 pax, 4 pax, and up to 5 people with full window seats to enjoy marvelous views and scenery from the beginning to the end of the journey. For any other information feel free to contact us any time.

Note:

*5 pax is maximum (480 kg weight) for Mount Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight

*If we have 4-5 pax, we have to run 2 shuttles flights from Pheriche or Everest View Hotel by dividing bodyweight 240 kg on average

Trip Route

KATHMANDU - LUKLA - MOUNTAIN FLIGHT -KALAPATHAR LANDING - EVEREST BASE CAMP - EVEREST VIEW HOTEL-LUKLA - KATHMANDU

Weather and Best time to do Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour
Weather depends on the season in Everest Himalayan region. However, the Everest Base Camp (5364 Meter) and Kalapatthar (5545 meters) by Helicopter flight can be done all time of the year. Normally in the morning, the weather will be clear every day. In case of bad weather, the helicopter does not fly it means you will get full refund money. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour can be done the whole year.

Weight limit for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:
- If 3 pax flying in one flight must be under 250kg in total
- If up to 5 pax flying together weight must be less than 500 kg.
- Every extra shuttle cost extra.

Everest base camp helicopter tour approximately time

  • Kathmandu to Lukla - 45 min flight
  • Lukla landing and fueling time in Lukla: 15-20 min
  • Lukla to Everest base camp (Kala Patthar): 30 min Flight
  • Landing at Kalapatther viewpoint: 5min-10 min
  • Kalapatther to Everest View Hotel: 15 min flight Flight
  • Landing at Everest View hotel for breakfast: 30 min 50 min
  • Everest View Hotel (Syngboche) to Lukla: 15 min flight
  • Fueling Time in Lukla: 10-15 min
  • Lukla To Kathmandu: 45 min flight

Total time for Everest base camp helicopter tour: 4-5 hour


Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight tour cost with landing:
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour cost will depend on the group size. Cost of Everest base camp helicopter tour cost will start from US$ 995. If you have a group of 5 people with your own group or families and friends for Everest base camp helicopter tour will pay together the cost will apply.

If you are a solo traveler and would like to join Everest base camp helicopter tour with other people, we have a group departure every day during the peak season (March to May September to November). We will find the group to Everest base camp helicopter tour for you.

Group Joining Everest base camp helicopter tour cost:

  • 1 person to 2 person paying together, The price will be US$1070 per person.
  • 3 people paying together the cost will apply US$1050 per person.
  • 4 people paying together, the cost will be US$1030 per person
  • 5 people paying together the cost will US$995 will be applicable per person

Note: The above price details will be applicable if you have your own groups paying together for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour flight landing tour as we listed.

Private trip Everest base camp helicopter tour cost:
Private trip to Everest base camp with Helicopter tour cost will depend on the size of group weight. Everest base camp helicopter tour has been limited weight during the high attitude over then 4350 m altitude for safety reason. The Everest base camp helicopter tour cost will be US$ 4200 per trip (for a single shuttle). And the cost of Double shuttle (more than 3 pax or more than 250 kg) US$ 4700 per trip.

Landing at Kala Patthar: Our Helicopter flight will land at the Kala Patthar (5345m) which is highest point of Everest Base Camp Trek. Kala Patthar is the best and closest point for you to view Mt. Everest. After landing, you will get 10 minutes time to take pictures or videos.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Rules:

  • Should follow the rules according to their pilot when the tourists is inside the Helicopter
  • Should stay in discipline manner
  • Should make the co-operative 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 Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

  • Fasten your seat belt on board your helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp.
  • Dont Change your seat and stand from your seat during your flight.
  • Dont throw out anythings from the helicopter during your flights.
  • Smoking is prohibited during your flight
  • Wait in the helipad until our operators call you to come.

Quick Contact for Booking Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:
Nepal Mobile +977 9841392186 24 Hrs Avialable on WhatsApp, Viber or WeChat.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 :1 Day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Cost Include

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off by a private vehicle
  • 4-5 hours helicopter flight
  • Company service charges
  • All government and local taxes
  • Emergency oxygen available inside the helicopter. (Additional cost required for personal use of the oxygen cylinder outside the helicopter)

Cost Exclude

  1. Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel and medical insurance.
  2. Expenses of personal nature and meals in Kathmandu and Everest, gratitude (tips), hard/soft drinks throughout the day trip.
  3. Price of personal Gear Down jackets and others.

Trip Note

Cheapest cost for Everest base camp helicopter tour is US$ 995 with landing at Kalapathar. It is depend on the group size please feel free to contact us either via email info@greenvalleynepaltreks.com or WhatsApp or direct call on +977-9841392186 for group size. On top of it needs to pay extra Mount Everest National park fees USD 30 each, Kathmandu Airport tax cost USD 2 each & Breakfast in Everest View Hotel cost USD 10 to $ 27 – depend on choices of foods and drinks. 

The Fixed Departure dates are listed for special quote price particular on Small Group Joining trip. But we are flexible to receive any dates booking in Private Group Departure or Single Traveler basis, as your suitable dates which can certainly be added by us in our fixed departure list.
 


 

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 :1 Day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour 5:30 Am- Wake up and Green Valley Nepal Treks Representative will pick up you from your hotel and transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport
6:00 Am – Arrive airport and check in
6:30 Am - Be ready for the flight and flight starts
6:30 AM Flight starts and takes approximately 45 minutes to reach Lukla airport for fueling. Then continue to Kalapatthar Viewpoint and Everest Base Camp for landing. You can get out from a helicopter to take a picture and observe Everest Himalayan peaks. The Helicopter makes rounding flight around Base Camp and takes you to Hotel Everest View for breakfasts. You will stop Hotel Everest View for about 45 minutes to 1 hour for breakfast.
10:30 AM flight time to Kathmandu – 50 minutes to reach Kathmandu.
11:30 AM – Once you land at the Domestic terminal in Kathmandu Green Valley Nepal Treks representative will transfer you to your hotel.

  • In the case of cancellation of booking, you need to inform us minimum in two-week advance. If you cancel the trip less than two weeks are subject to charge 20% of the total fare.
  • We set group join price on our webpage. If you would like to do a private trip please feel free to contact us via email or WhatsApp +977-9841392186 (Arjun)

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