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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing - 4 hour Days

Trip Highlights

  • Private vehicle airport pick up and drop included
  • Breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayan mountains
  • See stunning landscapes, green hills, Sherpa villages, and lush forests
  • Land at Everest Base Camp or Kala Patthar
  • Enjoy panoramic views of snow-clad mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, and more
  • Savor breakfast amidst serene surroundings, prepared by mountain people.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing Overview

Experience a unique adventure with Nepal Everest Holidays’ Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing—a harmonious blend of comfort, safety, and adventure. This unique trek takes you high above the Himalayas and into the breathtaking Everest Base Camp. Your journey begins in Kathmandu, where you’ll board a high-speed helicopter that will take you to a base camp. Between the clouds, you will see high hills, Sherpa villages, and majestic views of the Himalayas.

Of course, the highlight of this trip is the Everest Base Camp—a place often dreamed of but now made accessible through this unique helicopter experience. If you get this unique perspective, the grandeur of Everest National Park is The beauty of Lake Ama will enchant you with serene Dablam, Nuptse, and Gokyo.

Experience a truly special moment at Kalapatthar, a heavenly place that provides breathtaking panoramic views of Mount Everest and its neighboring peaks. Located in the high Himalayas, you will be able to capture a moment of pure wonder and connect with the majesty of nature.

The trip includes a stop at Lukla, a picturesque mountain town that is the gateway to the Himalayas. The charm of Lukla combined with the warm hospitality of the Sherpas community will surely leave a lasting impression on your heart. Essentially, the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is a symphony of unparalleled experiences, where every moment is marked with wonder and every panorama is a breathtaking beauty Get ready for an unforgettable journey if it will stay with you long after the trip is over.

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How safe is the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

The Eve­rest Base Camp Helicopte­r Tour ensures complete safety and security. Our helicopte­rs are specifically designed to withstand the challenging high-altitude conditions, including we­ather variations at 5,643 meters. Trust in our e­xperienced pilots and cre­w members who possess ye­ars of Himalayan flying expertise, guarante­eing a smooth and worry-free journe­y. Whether you're an avid tre­kker or have certain physical limitations, this tour cate­rs to everyone's needs. With your safety as our utmost priority, embark on this adve­nture and witness the awe­-inspiring beauty of Everest Base­ Camp with absolute peace of mind.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour - Flight Route

  • Depart from Kathmandu Airport and fly over Bhaktapur and Nagarkot village for scenic views.
  • Land at Lukla for refueling and continue the helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp.
  • Enjoy a 15-minute stop at Kalapatthar with breathtaking views before returning to Everest View Hotel for breakfast.
  • Depart from Everest View Hotel, stop at Lukla for refueling, and conclude the tour with a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu.

Our helicopter service in the Everest regions

At Nepal Everest Holidays, we offer a variety of Helicopter flight tours in the stunning Everest region, tailored to suit our customers' preferences. Here are some of the Helicopter flight services we provide, along with landing options, to give you a memorable experience in the Everest region.

Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu

Lukla, situated at 2,860 meters, is one of the highest airports globally, making flights prone to delays due to unpredictable weather. In such cases, our safe Helicopter service between Kathmandu and Lukla is an excellent alternative.

Helicopter Flight back to Kathmandu-Lukla from Gorakshep or Everest Base Camp

If you're short on time or desire spectacular aerial views of the Himalayas, you can take a Helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Lukla or Kathmandu. We can set up a charter according to what you need.

Everest View Hotel to Everest Base Camp - Helicopter Tour Flight

This Helicopter flight from Everest View Hotel to Everest Base Camp offers a quick and mesmerizing journey, bypassing long days of trekking. You can witness the stunning Himalayan panorama and the beauty of the Everest region in just 15 minutes.

Everest View Hotel to Kathmandu - Helicopter Tour Flight

For a swift return to Kathmandu from the Everest View Hotel, this Helicopter tour covers 138 km in about 40 to 45 minutes. It's useful for emergencies or if you need to cut your Himalayan journey short.

Everest Base Camp to Lukla - Helicopter Flight

If you ever face a situation that hinders your journey back to Lukla from Everest Base Camp, you can opt for this 20-minute Helicopter flight. Flying over the Sagarmatha National Park and Sherpa villages, it offers a unique perspective of the Himalayan beauty.

Lukla to Kalapatthar via Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight

This classic Helicopter tour takes you from Lukla to Kalapatthar via Everest Base Camp. You'll enjoy stunning sunrise views at Kalapatthar (5,545m) and explore the Everest Base Camp, all in one amazing journey.

Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight

For a delightful way back to the capital city, this Helicopter tour from Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu is the perfect option. It offers picturesque views of Nepal's natural beauty and brings a wonderful conclusion to your Everest Himalayan adventure.

Gorakshep to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight

Located at 5,140m, Gorakshep is the final stop before reaching Everest Base Camp. If you prefer not to trek back to Lukla, this Helicopter flight offers stunning Himalayan views and a comfortable journey.

Kathmandu to Gorakshep Helicopter Flight

Ideal for those who wish to reach the foot of the world's tallest mountains quickly, this Helicopter flight takes you to the closest point to Everest Base Camp. You'll experience the Himalayan wilderness firsthand in around 70 minutes.

Pheriche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight

Pheriche is a frequent stop on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour. The 10-minute flight from Pheriche to Everest Base Camp provides a break from ascending and allows you to experience the beauty of the Everest Himalayan Ranges.

These Helicopter flights offer a convenient and breathtaking way to explore the Everest region. Whether you're short on time, facing emergencies, or simply want a different perspective, our Helicopter tours are the perfect choice for an unforgettable Himalayan adventure.

Essential Preparations for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour allows you to experience the stunning beauty of the Everest region. Before you go on the tour, here are some important things to know:

  • Seasonal and Climatic Conditions: Be aware of the weather and conditions in the region during your chosen time of travel.
  • Provisions concerning flight delays: Sometimes, flights may get delayed due to weather or other factors. Be prepared for such possibilities.
  • Travel Insurance and Emergency Evacuation: It's crucial to have travel insurance that covers emergencies, including helicopter evacuation if needed.
  • Altitude Sickness: High altitudes can cause altitude sickness. Learn about its symptoms and how to prevent them.
  • Cost Includes and Excludes: Understand what the tour cost covers and what additional expenses you might have.
  • Reservations and Concerns: If you have any reservations or concerns about the tour, don't hesitate to talk to the company. They will address your questions and ensure a safe and enjoyable flight.

Things You Should Carry in Helicopter Tour

During your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, it's essential to be prepared with some additional items that can come in handy. Here are a few things you should carry apart from your basic clothing:

  • Extra Layer of Warm Clothing: The higher altitudes can get chilly, so having an extra layer of warm clothing like a jacket or fleece is crucial to staying comfortable.
  • Sunglasses, Sunscreen, and Lip Balm: The Himalayan sun can be pretty intense, so don't forget to bring sunglasses to protect your eyes, along with sunscreen and lip balm to shield your skin from the intense UV rays.
  • Woolen Hats, Scarves, and Gloves: To keep yourself warm and protect against the cold breeze, bring woolen hats, scarves, and gloves during the helicopter tour.
  • Hot Water, Light Snacks, Energy Bars, and Dried Fruits: While on the helicopter, it's a good idea to carry some hot water, light snacks, energy bars, and dried fruits to keep yourself energized and hydrated throughout the journey.

By carrying these essential items, you can make your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour even more enjoyable and comfortable.

Customization - Tailored for You

Whether you're a seasoned trekker or a first-time traveler, our Everest Base Camp (EBC) Helicopter Tour suits everyone. You can customize the trip as you prefer, making it an adventure tailored just for you.

Booking Made Easy

Experience the utmost ease in booking your dream helicopter tour through Nepal Everest Holidays. Just follow our simple booking and payment policy. You can secure your spot by making an advance payment, with the remaining amount payable upon your arrival in Kathmandu. For instant trip confirmation, reach out to us via WhatsApp, Viber, or email, and we'll guide you through the process.

Cancellation Policy

We understand that sometimes unforeseen events may lead to trip cancellations. Similarly, the Company may also need to cancel or postpone the trip due to reasons like political disturbances, weather instability, riots, natural disasters, etc., without prior notice.

Here's our cancellation policy:

  • If you cancel the helicopter tour one day before, 25% of the deposit will not be refunded.
  • If you cancel the helicopter tour three days before, 15% of the deposit will not be refunded.
  • If you cancel the trip one week before, 10% of the deposit will not be refunded.
  • In case the trip gets canceled due to weather conditions, you will receive a 100% refund after deducting the airport transfer fee.
  • The date on which the Company acknowledges the cancellation request will determine the further cancellation charges.
  • If you cancel the tour after it has begun, no refund will be provided.
  • If the Company cancels the tour, you can choose to get the package cost refunded or opt for a postponed trip, depending on your preference.

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We believe in providing fair and transparent cancellation policies to ensure your peace of mind while planning your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

Why Choose Us for the Everest Base Camp Heli Tour?

Experience and Expertise

With numerous years of successfully organizing trips in the Himalayas, our highly experienced team makes us a reliable travel partner in Nepal. We specialize in providing the Best Everest Base Camp Heli Tour.

Safety First

Prioritizing the safety of our guests and the environment guides our approach on all trips. Our team members hold licenses and undergo rigorous training to expertly orchestrate Himalayan excursions, while our pilots boast extensive flight experience in the region. You can place your trust in us to ensure your safety throughout the Heli tour.

Professionally Designed Itinerary

Our hand-picked Helicopter tours to various destinations in the Himalayas make us unique. We offer a variety of flights to some of the most famous regions and also organize private tailor-made helicopter tours according to your preferences.

Best Price Guarantee

We offer the best price guarantee. You can trust that you're getting the best price. Our team monitors the market for unbeatable prices. You won't find a better deal elsewhere. If you find a similar offer for less, we'll match and beat it. Your satisfaction is our top priority. We're committed to providing superior experiences at the best possible price.

Secure Payment Options

Your peace of mind is our primary concern, which is why we provide you with the secure payments you need. We are pleased to inform you that we accept fast money orders, a reliable option that keeps your transaction safe. Faster transfers allow you to pay your bills with confidence, knowing that your financial information is handled with the utmost care and security.

Eco-Friendly Trips

At our company, we are committed to promoting sustainable and eco-friendly travel practices. Our key priority is to minimize our impact on the environment while also supporting the local mountain economy. When you choose to travel with us, you play a direct role in enhancing the well-being of the local community and the surrounding ecosystem. Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a fantastic example of our commitment to eco-friendly travel. This tour offers an unforgettable adventure through the awe-inspiring Himalayan landscapes. It's designed to be safe, memorable, and environmentally responsible. By traveling with us, you can be confident that you're making a positive impact on the world around you.

24x7 Customer Service

We take delight in imparting unwavering help to our valued customers through our 24x7 customer support. Day or night time, rain or shine, our dedicated team is here to assist you across the clock. Your comfort is our priority, making sure that each time you want us, we're just a smartphone name or message away. We want you to know that our commitment to 24/7 availability shows our determination to present you with an exceptional viable experience at any hour.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour - Another Delight

We offer two amazing helicopter tours for adventure seekers. One is the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, providing stunning views of the tallest mountain in the world. The other is the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour, an enchanting adventure amidst the Annapurna Range. Both tours promise to be unforgettable experiences. You can choose the one that best suits your preferences.

The Perfect Season

The best time to visit Everest Base Camp is during spring and autumn. The weather is clear and pleasant, providing breathtaking views of the world's highest peaks. Spring brings blooming flowers, while autumn displays a tapestry of golden hues. The skies remain clear, offering unobstructed views of Mount Everest and its neighboring peaks. These seasons offer the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable helicopter journey to Everest Base Camp.


Get ready to embrace the Himalayas like never before with our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing. Nepal Everest Holidays guarantees you an awe-inspiring journey filled with unforgettable moments. Reserve your seat now, and let the adventure begin!

Also, detail about the Permits required for this tour is mentioned here. For bookings and inquiries, contact us at +977 9851041736/+977-9860159519 (Binod Acharya/Kapil Prasad Acharya) or through Facebook, WhatsApp, or Viber, 24x7.

Trip Outline

  • Tribhuvan Airport - Lukla Airport (Fueling)
  • Lukla Airport - Kalapatthar/ Everest Base Camp
  • Everest Base camp - Everest View Hotel (Breakfast)
  • Everest view Hotel - Lukla (refueling)
  • Lukla - Tribhuvan Airport

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary

5:30 to 6:30 AM: Pick Up and Airport Drop

Our friendly office representatives will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your scheduled Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp.

6:30 to 7:30 AM: Preparing for the Adventure

Upon arriving at the airport, we will help you with all the necessary preparations for the Helicopter tour. We'll make sure everything is set for the flight.

7:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Flying Over the Himalayas

The adventure begins! From 7:30 AM, we'll take you on a thrilling Helicopter flight over the stunning Mahalangur Himalayan range. You'll get to see vibrant Sherpa villages from the sky before landing at Everest Base Camp, located at an altitude of 5,364m. Once there, we'll have breakfast amidst the awe-inspiring Himalayan scenery.

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Return to Kathmandu

After an unforgettable experience at Everest Base Camp, we'll take you back to Kathmandu by Helicopter. As we fly back, you'll have one last chance to admire the majestic Himalayan peaks.

1:00 PM-2:00 PM: Transfer to Your Hotel or Thamel

As we touch down at Tribhuvan International Airport, our team will drive you back to your hotel or Thamel. We bid you farewell, hoping you had an amazing time, and look forward to hosting you again in the future.

What's included?

  • Private transportation to the airport and back to the hotel is included in the package.
  • The Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp is available on both private and sharing basis with a maximum of 5 persons.
  • The flight will land for 15 minutes at Kalapatthar and 50 minutes to 1 hour at Everest View Hotel for breakfast.
  • Oxygen cylinder and all necessary emergency equipment will be provided for your safety.
  • Company service charges are included in the package.
  • Government taxes will be added to the total cost

What's not included?

  • Food and Drinks during the trip are not included in the package.
  • Personal expenses are not covered by the tour cost.
  • You need to bring your personal gear and down jacket for the trip.
  • There will be an entrance fee of 3000 Nepali Rupees for Sagarmatha National Park and 2000 Nepali Rupees for the VDC fee.
  • Tips and donations are not included in the package.
  • There will be an airport tax of 500 Nepali Rupees.
  • Breakfast at Everest View Hotel is not included in the package.
  • Government taxes of 13% will be added to the total cost.
  • If you pay by card, there will be an additional 4% bank service charge.

Essential Information

Often Asked Questions about Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing

Q1. Can I take a helicopter to Everest Base Camp?

Ans: Yes, you can take a helicopter to Everest Base Camp. It offers a convenient and thrilling way to reach the base of Mount Everest. We offer both group sharing as well as private rides to Everest. Our professional pilot will take care of you during your tour. If you have any queries then you can ask them any questions without any hesitation. This is once in a lifetime moment so hurry up! and grab you sit today with us. The booking process is easy Visit our sites and send us mail or chat with us via WhatsApp, Our reservation team will reach out to you and proceed for an advance which must be 30% of the trip and non-refundable.

Q2. How do I book a helicopter in Nepal?

Ans: Booking a helicopter in Nepal is easy. You can contact a reliable travel agency or helicopter service provider and make a reservation for your desired trip. Otherwise you can visit our site, our professional will help you to reserve a seat for you to do so you are one click away from us. you can mail or stay connected via WhatsApp 24/7. our representative will reach out within 15 min except on government holidays.

Q3. How cold is it at Everest Base Camp?

Ans: The temperature at Everest Base Camp can drop to sub-zero levels, especially during the winter season. It is essential to be prepared with warm clothing. We suggest you read our special checklist before planning to visit Everest Base Camp.

Q4. How much does the Everest helicopter tour cost?

Ans: The cost of the Everest helicopter tour varies depending on the duration, itinerary, and group size. It's best to check with the travel agency for the current prices. Also, we provide the Everest Base Camp Chopper Tour which starts from 999$-1099$ as per peak time and group size. Also, we provide private helicopters too which cost you around 4999$.

Q5. Can I take a helicopter ride to Mount Everest?

Ans: Yes, you can take a helicopter ride to Mount Everest. The helicopter tour offers breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest. We land either in Kalapatthar or Everest Base Camp as per the condition of the helipad. Our professional crew will assist you throughout your trip. Also, our reservation team is ready to assist 24/7 regarding any queries about the trip. Visit our website and check the reliable means to contact us.

Q6. What is the highest elevation during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Ans: The highest elevation during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is at Everest Base Camp itself, which is approximately 5,364 meters above sea level. The actual height of Everest is 8848m and counting but we can fly up to base camp due to security/safety reasons. But you can witness Mount Everest from your eye and click a few photos as you have 10-15 min there. If you want to climb Everest then you can try Everest Three high passes Trek, You can knock us on our website for Everest Three high passes Trek.

Q7. How long is the landing at Kala Patthar?

Ans: The landing at Kala Patthar during the helicopter tour usually lasts for about 15 minutes, allowing you to enjoy the stunning panoramic views of Mount Everest and the surrounding mountains. In this interval of time you can play with snow and click some photos' for memory. You can take help from your group member to click some photos' and vice versa.

Q8. Can I get a refund if the tour gets canceled?

Ans: Yes, you can get a refund for the tour if it gets canceled due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. The refund policy may vary, so it's essential to check with the travel agency for specific details. It is important to have knowledge about refund policy before starting your tour, We also provide Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with landing, you can visit our site and know about our refund policy. Also, you can verify with our dedicated team member regarding this. Nepal Everest Holidays that you can trust as our motto is "Satisfied Customer Our assets" and we are in this field since long interval of time.

Q9. How can I book a private or family heli trip?

Ans: To book a private or family helicopter trip, you can contact the us and inform us about your preferences. we will arrange a customized trip based on your requirements. We Nepal Everest Holidays team are dedicated for your satisfaction. We work day and night and can go beyond any circumference to meet your requirement.

Q10. Can I join a group for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Ans: Yes, you can join a group for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Many travel agencies offer group tours with fixed departure dates. We Nepal Everest Holidays is in this sector from long inter of time. We have organize lot of these trip till date and we have fixed date to fly. If you want to join in group then just write us a mail and we will find best fit deal to you on specific date that you want to.

Q11. Can a single traveler book an Everest base camp helicopter tour?

Ans: Yes, a single traveler can book an Everest base camp helicopter tour. You can either join a group tour or opt for a private tour. Joining a group cost 1050$ person whereas for private it will cost you around 4999$.

Q12. Is there an oxygen cylinder available in the helicopter if needed?

Ans: Yes, oxygen cylinders are available in the helicopter for emergencies or if anyone experiences difficulty in breathing due to high altitude.

Q13. Can we land at Kala Patthar for 30 minutes?

Ans: The standard landing time at Kala Patthar during the helicopter tour is around 15 minutes. However, it may vary depending on the tour package and flight schedule.

Q14. Why did the helicopter not land at Everest Base Camp?

Ans: The helicopter might not land at Everest Base Camp due to adverse weather conditions, safety concerns, or restrictions imposed by authorities.

Q15. Are there any hidden charges during the tour?

Ans: No, reputable travel agencies like us do not have hidden charges. All the costs and inclusions are usually mentioned clearly in the tour package. Please check Include and Exclude option properly before booking any trip so, we dont have any problem further.

Q16. What is the age limit for the Everest base camp helicopter tour in Nepal?

Ans: There is no specific age limit for the Everest base camp helicopter tour. However, travelers should be physically fit and consult with a doctor before embarking on the journey, especially if they have any medical conditions.

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