Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp

Trip Fact

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

Duration: 1 Days

Trip Grade: Easy

Departure : Every Day

Trip Duration : 4 hours with two landing stops days

Minimum Group Size : 1 PAX

Transportation: Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to EBC & Kalapatthar

Trip Route: Kathmandu-Everest Base Camp-Kalapatthar-Kathmandu

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Trip Highlight

  • 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.
  • Scenic helicopter flight over the worlds tallest mountain series.
  • Round flight of the Everest Base Camp at 5,320 meters
  • 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 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.

After Departure from Tribhuvan International Airport, get ready to experience a memorable helicopter tour. You will first land at Lukla, the gateway to Mt. Everest, and from here, your scenic helicopter tour actually begins. After a halt to refuel, you will climb up to the mountains for a mesmerizing sightseeing adventure.

Everest or Solu-Khumbu region lies on the eastern part of Nepal. The region, which has some of the worlds tallest Mountains, gained fame with the identification of the worlds tallest peak, Mount Everest (8848m). Solu Khumbu is home to picturesque Sherpa villages (Lukla, Namche, Lobuche, Khumjung, Tengboche,Pheriche etc), Sagarmatha National Park- a UNESCO World Heritage Center and several high Himalayan peaks, including three of the 14 eight thousand meter peaks Mount Everest(8848), Lhotse(8516m) and Cho Oyu (8210m). Other peaks in the region frequented by trekkers and climbers include Ama Dablam(6856m), Pumori(7161m), Lobuche(6119m), Cholatse(6440m), Kwangde(6011m), Mera Peak(6654m) and Island Peak(6173m). Everest Region is also the site for the highest skydiving event in the world, Everest Skydive.

Trip Route

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

Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour Cost: Depend on group size please send us your require date via email info@greenvalleynepaltreks.com or WhatsApp +977- 9841392186 (Arjun)

Weather Best time for 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 refund money.

Best months to do a trek in Everest region in March, April, May, September, October, and November but Helicopter flight tour to Everest can be done the whole year.

Weight limit for Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight:
- 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 timetable

  • 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 to Everest base camp helicopter tour: 4-5 hour


Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight tour with landing cost details
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.

Everest base camp helicopter tour cost details (Group joining)

  • 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 details.
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.

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

Note:
Cheapest cost for Everest base camp helicopter tour is US$ 995 with landing at Kalapathar. Its 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.  

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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