EBC Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu

  • Arjun Pandey
  • Last Updated on Jan 12, 2023

Overview of EBC Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu

EBC Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu is one of the best and quickest ways to reach the lap of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). Many travelers are opting for EBC Helicopter Tour these days as it is more convenient and can be done in a few hours. Besides saving time, EBC Heli tour from Kathmandu will also present your aerial view of spectacular Khumbu region. You will get to witness views of Himalayas from the sky that only a handful of people get to see.

During the EBC Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu, you will get to see a panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Iceland Peak, Mt. Baruntse, etc. Along with these mountain views, the heli ride will also offer you excellent Himalayan landscape, huge stunning glaciers, beautiful glacial lakes, picturesque valleys, fine villages, moraines, and dense forests. The journey will leave you awe-inspiring by the beauty of nature.

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EBC Helicopter Tour itinerary: 

EBC Helicopter Tour begins early in the morning around 6:30 from Kathmandu airport. From here, you will fly to Lukla that will take approximately 35 minutes. You will land in Lukla for a few minutes to refresh while the captain will fill the tank. After that, you will fly over the Khumbu region observing its surreal view and reach Everest Base Camp. You have two options either to land EBC or Kala Patthar.

Kala Patthar is a famous viewpoint from where a 360-degree view of Everest can be seen along with excellent scenery. After spending some time at either of these two places, you will fly to Everest View hotel. Here, you will stop for a delicious breakfast served by Sherpa people. Everest View Hotel is popular for the wonderful views of snow-capped mountains that can be seen from its hotel windows. After having breakfast, you will begin flying back to Kathmandu while enjoying last views of Himalayas.

Why go for EBC Helicopter from Kathmandu with Green Valley Nepal Treks and Research Hub?

We, Green Valley Nepal Treks & Research Hub have designed our EBC Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu itinerary in the way to let you experience all the best features of Khumbu region. We are a team of highly experienced professionals who are working in the travel and tourism industry of Nepal for years actively. We assure you to give genuine price and quality service.

Comparing the cost of EBC Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu with EBC 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 EBC from Kathmandu 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. For any other information feel free to contact us any time. 


  • 5 pax is maximum (480 kg weight) for EBC Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu. 
  • 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

EBC Heli Tour from Kathmandu Flight route: 

Kathmandu - Lukla - Mountain flight up to Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp - Everest View Hotel - Lukla - Kathmandu

Best time to do EBC Helicopter tour from Kathmandu:

The best time to go on EBC Helicopter Tour os during Autumn and Spring. During this time of the year, the weather is mostly stable and clear. However, you can go on a heli tour throughout the year. Read our this blog to in detail about Best time to do EBC Helicopter Tour.

EBC Helicopter Tour Cost:

EBC Helicopter Tour entirely depends on the company you are traveling with and the size of the group. You can expect the cost of EBC Heli Tour around USD 995 and goes above as per your requirements. If you are thinking to go on this heli tour with your family and friends then there will be no problem, or if you are single, you can join other groups. We have ground departure every day, therefore feel free to share your queries with us.

I hope this post by Green Valley Nepal Treks helps you in many ways for your wonderful trip to Helicopter Tour to EBC. For any queries please feel free to contact us at WhatsApp or SEND INQUIRY.

Arjun Pandey

Arjun Pandey

Arjun Pandey was born in Gorkha, in the midwestern part of Nepal, the famous region of the Manaslu Trek. Arjun also has a wide experience and knowledge of conducting trek programs in the Himalayan regions, such as Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Mustang, Manalsu, Kanchenjunga, and Dhaulagiri, among others. He also has experience with peak climbing programs on Himalayan peaks such as Island, Mera, Lobuche, and Chulu, as well as other Himalayan peaks below 7,000 meters. Arjun's specialty also covers trek and tour programs in Tibet and Bhutan. 

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