Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
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|1 Pax.||US$ 1050 P/P|
|2-4 Pax.||US$ 1000 P/P|
|5-7 Pax.||US$ 900 P/P|
|8-10 Pax.||US$ 900 P/P|
|11-14 Pax.||US$ 900 P/P|
|Over 15 Pax.||US$ 800 P/P|
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour 2023, 2024
- Fly over the Everest Region and witness the surreal beauty of the Eastern Himalayan Mountains
- Gaze at the Everest magnificence from the comfort of seat
- Complete the challenging journey within 4-5 hours of taking off
- Immerse in a thrilling ride over the rugged and rocky terrain of the Everest Region
- Have a bird’s eye captivating view of Everest Vista
- Savor your breakfast at one of the highest hotels in the world(with a view) Everest View Hotel
Overview of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
During Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, our chopper takes any one route out of 5 different options. These routes have their peculiarity. It is not mandatory to take a particular path. However, the control room and the surrounding environment determine the possible flying way from the TIA of Kathmandu for 2023 and 2024
These are various flying routes from Kathmandu to the Mount Everest region
Bhakta Sanga Pass (Crossing Alt: 6000 ft)
Bhakta Nala Pass (Crossing Alt: 6000 ft)
Changu Nagarkot Pass (Crossing Alt: 6500 ft)
Change Kartike Pass (Crossing Alt: 6500 ft)
Sundarijal Pass (Crossing Alt: 7500 ft)
Upon crossing either of these passes, the chopper reaches Lukla. By then, the Helicopter flies over an altitude of 14000 ft. In Lukla to Kalapathar section, the aircraft flies at 23000 ft. However, it depends upon the weather condition as well.
Information of Tour
Venture on an airy adventure and immerse yourself in the astounding vistas of the majestic Mount Everest with a luxury Everest helicopter tour. A thrilling helicopter ride to Everest offers a stunning bird’s eye gaze at the amazing Everest massif, letting you witness the enigmatic portrayal of the Himalayan range like never before.
As you soar above the clouds, the varied and picturesque landscapes will leave you spellbound. Gaze in wonder at the towering peaks while enjoying the comfort and luxury of an AS350 B3 helicopter. Revel in this exquisite trip which bestows with a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and savor the personalized attention of your experienced pilot and guide.
The Helicopter Tour to Everest is an unparalleled experience that leaves a lasting impression on adventurers. You will venture to a parallel world from the comfort of your seat as you view the mountains from hundreds of feet above.
The natural splendor of the Everest region, while viewed from above, is none like you would find elsewhere. The landscape and topography of the place are filled with glacial moraines, raging rivers, high passes, rocky surfaces,s, and high mountains.
This luxury tour entails a different experience of making it to the base of Mount Everest. Experience the sheer thrill of flying above the world’s tallest peak and bask in the glory of the Himalayas. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the incredible beauty of Everest and the surrounding region in all its glory. Don’t miss out on this whole adventure into the Sagarmatha National Park.
As you take off from Kathmandu after breakfast at the hotel, you’ll soar above the bustling city and quickly leave the chaos and crowds behind. From there, you’ll be treated to some of the most breathtaking views imaginable as you approach the Everest region.
The Helicopter heads eastbound from Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport. Flying above the small rural traditional villages on your way to Lukla, you will bestow Himalayan ranges to your left: Langtang Himalayan Range, Jugal Himalayan Range, Gaurishankar Himalayan Range, Rolwaling Himalayan Range, among others.
As you approach the Everest Region, you’ll be able to witness the sheer magnitude of the world’s tallest mountain range. You’ll be able to see the towering peaks, including Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse(8516m), Mt.Lhotse Sar(8383m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6812m), Mt. Nuptse(7861m), Mt. Khumbutse(6,665m) and others.
You will be gazed at at numerous glaciers and valleys that make up this incredible landscape, all from the comfort of your AS350 B3 helicopter.
As you get closer to Everest Base Camp, you’ll be able to see the tiny tents and colorful flags that mark the spot where many climbers begin their ascent to the summit.
You’ll also see the Khumbu Icefall, a treacherous and awe-inspiring obstacle all climbers must navigate to the top.
The Return Journey from EBC to Kathmandu on a Helicopter is even more thrilling, for you will embark through narrow valleys surrounded by towering massifs.
As you take off from Everest Base Camp, you’ll soar above the towering peaks and valleys of the Himalayas, witnessing the awe-inspiring beauty of the region like never before.
You’ll be treated to spectacular views of the Khumbu Glacier and Icefall and the surrounding mountains, including Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. As you make your way toward Kathmandu, you’ll be able to see the transition from the rugged and rugged terrain of the Himalayas to the more lush and green valleys and forests of Nepal.
You’ll fly over charming villages and towns and get a glimpse of the daily life of the Nepalese people.
Throughout the flight, you’ll be accompanied by an experienced pilot and guide who will provide fascinating insights into the region’s history, culture, and geology. They’ll also be on hand to answer any questions and ensure your experience is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.
This premium helicopter flight is the ultimate way to experience the magic of Everest and the surrounding region. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness one of the most incredible landscapes on the planet from a unique and unforgettable perspective. Don’t miss out on this whole adventure, and book your helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp today.
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Mount Everest tour from Kathmandu by Helicopter
The Helicopter Tour to Everest begins from the bustling city of Kathmandu and flies over several small villages along the way. Your flight flies across several Himalayan districts: Dolakha, Ramechhap, and Okhaldhunga, before landing in the Everest region.
The Nepalese Himalayan belt is such that it extends from far east to west in Nepalese territory, acting as a border to Tibet to the north. Apart from all these, there are several enigmatic views that you will savor on this trip. The Everest Heli experience is unmatched by other Heli trips in Nepal.
Everest helicopter tour in Nepal
A helicopter Tour in Nepal is one of the extravagant activities that lets you gaze at the uneven astounding terrain that ranges from the southern plain of Terai to the mighty Himalayas.
Amongst various other helicopter tours like Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour, Gosaikunda Heli Tour, Manaslu Heli Tour, and Upper Mustang Heli Tour, Muktinath Helicopter Tour and Langtang Helicopter tours are distinct for their varied offerings and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of viewing the towering massifs of Everest vista from thousands of feet above from inside a helicopter.
A heli tour to Everest makes for an unforgettable trip in the eastern highlands of Nepal, making traversing to the base of Mount Everest much more effortless, unlike your trekking to Everest Base Camp.
It is an enthralling trip that provides a thrilling journey flying over numerous rural Nepalese villages, vast glaciers, and high lofty peaks.
Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
The Mt. Everest base camp helicopter tour package has no complex itinerary. In simple words, the path the helicopter takes is not complicated.
Our company ensures that we only make fixed departures of Everest base camp helicopter tours to ensure passengers’ safety when the weather visibility is perfect. However, if you want a flight apart from the fixed departures, you can contact us to customize the date according to your program.
Note: Mt. Everest lies between China and Nepal border. But most climbers must arrive in Nepal despite trying to climb from China. Similarly, It is famous for Zhūmùlǎngmǎ ( 珠穆朗玛峰) in China and Mt. Sagarmatha in Nepal.
Day:01 Pick up from the International airport and drive to hotel
We will pick you up from the International Airport of Nepal by car/ Van and drop you off at your hotel in Kathmandu. Dinner on your own.
Note: You can get a Nepali sim card and money exchange near the exit of the international airport of Nepal.
Day:02 Everest Base Camp helicopter tour with landing at Kalapathar
We must wake up early in Kathmandu and drive to the domestic Airport an hour before the flight. We’ll inform you a day before about the trip details.
Phase1: Fly from Kathmandu – Lukla (5/7 minutes landing at Lukla for fueling and take off to Pheriche)
Phase 2: Fly to Pheriche and land for the shuttle
Phase 3: Shuttle to Kalapathar in two flights (for 2 and 3 people).
Phase 4: Take off from Pheriche to Syangbouche
Phase 5: After breakfast, take off from Everest view hotel to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu
Time and Activity
5:30 – 6:00 Drive from the hotel to the Airport
A private vehicle will take you to the Airport in front of your hotel. Likewise, you will be steeping inside the car with your light bag and warm equipment. You’ll drive from the hotel to the Domestic Airport within about 10 /15 minutes if you are not staying overnight at of center point.
6:00 – 6:30 Boarding
There won’t be much waiting for you at the Airport. One of our ground handle tour operators will handle the check-in and formalities at the Airport. The stunning helicopter will be waiting for us to board as we pass through the AAirport’sentrance. We will make our way to the plane with incredible optimism and enthusiasm.
6:30 – 7:15 Kathmandu to Lukla Flight
After settling into the rear seat, the helicopter will eventually take off toward from. As we leave the verdant hilly regions, the altitude will gradually increase.
The helicopter overflies Sindhupalchowk, Khotang, Lamjura – Pass, and the Solukhmbu hamlets. After the 30- to 45-minute flight, there will be a touchdown at Lukla Airport.
7:15 – 7:30 Landing and Refueling
As the helicopter refuels and has its fuel capacity inspected, there will be around 5 minutes. Dazzling hamlets sitting on the lap of massive countryside and clouds will completely astonish us.
7:30 – 7:50 Lukla to Pheriche, Landing
The helicopter will take off, carrying us well compared to the Himalayas. The panoramas of Namche Bazaar, Sagarmatha National Park, and the magnificent Rhododendron forest below will be exhilarating.
The scenic view of Mount Thamserku, Tabuche, Amadablam, and Everest to the north will be soothing to savor from the window.
Our helicopter will arrive on the Pheriche after around 15 minutes of flying. The neighboring monasteries will be the significant thing to see while exploring Pheriche.
7:50 – 8:10 landing in Kalapathar on two different flights
Due to the high altitude and unpredictable weather, only two or three-person individuals will be carried from Pheriche to Kalapthar by helicopter.
Then the helicopter will return to take the remaining passengers to Kalapathar. We are not landing at Kalapathar longer than 5/7 minutes on every flight.
Ariel vistas of Makalu and Mount Everest to the north will also be breathtaking in addition to the mesmerizing Everest perspective. The Kalapathar will be the highest point of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, having a landing height of almost 5,360 meters and a spectacular view.
8:10 – 8:30 Pheriche to Everest view hotel
The panoramic view of the Khumbu Region from Kalapathar will be intriguing. YYou’llalso has a stunning view of Mount Makalu, 8481 meters. Mount Lhotse is 8516 meters, Mount Cho Oyu is 8201 meters, Amadablam is 6812 meters, Mt.Lhotse Shar is 8383, and Nuptse is 7861 meters high from sea level.
Similarly, everyone is together at Pheriche after the two flights and landing at the Kalapathar. We take off to the best hotel for a warm breakfast.
We called Everest Viewpoint. We will have a warm breakfast and enjoy the nearest views of Mount Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Tabuche Peak, including Mount Everest. We’ll take off after your breakfast.
9:15 – 9:30 Fly to Lukla and Refueling in Lukla
After incredible views from the hotel, we will continue to fly to Lukla airport. The Everest region’s astonishing flora will make for one of the most fantastic air travel.
From above, the hamlets that descend to the cliffs appear spectacular. We will land in Lukla briefly until we fully refuel and take off.
9:50 – 12:10 Fly to Kathmandu and drive to the hotel
The helicopter will return to Kathmandu as we take in our final destination of the magnificent Himalayas and the stunning perspective of the Everest region.
We can land at the Domestic TIA airport after flying above waterfalls, valleys, vegetation, and picturesque hamlets from Eastern to Central Nepal.
The incredible Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour will then come to an end as our representative drives you by private vehicle back to your hotel and have a rest.
Day:03 Departure to the international airport
After having breakfast in the hotel, drive to the International airport by car/van/ Bus. Or, if you have enough time, you may travel to Pokhara and Chitwan National Park by car.
Note: Also, you can join the Mount Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour after your Manaslu, Annapurna, and Upper Mustang Trekking.
- Helicopter Tour to Everest and neighboring peaks from Kathmandu Airport to Kathmandu Airport.
- Ground transportation.
- Kathmandu Airport Tax
- Best view of Mount Everest and its surroundings.
- Breakfast / Lunch
- National Park Permit Fee
- 1) If the weight of an individual exceeds 100 kg. Then they need to purchase two seats.
- 2) The company takes the right to cancel the flight in case of an emergency or weather.
- 3) If there is no flight due to the weather, everyone gets a full refund. (we’ll fly the following days)
Essential Information - Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing is a fantastic journey that entails an excellent overview of the Khumbu region inside a Helicopter. Your detailed trip description has been provided below:
Different Phases of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Phase 1: Flight From Kathmandu to Lukla
The Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp initiates from the airstrip in the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. The flight heads eastbound, hovering over hamlets and rural settlements that scatter along the hilly region of the country.
Phase 2: Land at Lukla Airport, Refuelling, then Fly again
Lukla Airport is chosen for refueling the aircraft since the fuel carried is low for faster transfer. Tenzing Hillary Airport, or Lukla Airport, is Everest’s busiest airport and town, catering to trekkers and local needs. Sagarmatha is entered from Lukla.
Once refueled, your chopper will fly over the narrow alleys above Dudhkoshi River, following the trekking trail to Everest Base Camp. You will observe various small Sherpa settlements beneath your flight route scattered sparsely.
Phase 3: Temporary Halt at Pheriche, Shuttle trip to Kalapathhar with partial load
Your Helicopter will first land at Pheriche to drop off extra weight. From the five passengers boarded in the Heli, two passengers will be dropped off at Pheriche, and the remaining three will be taken off to Kalapathar.
Owing to the thin air at such altitudes, it is not practical for choppers to fly at such altitudes with such load. The dropped-off passengers will be accommodated in a teahouse while they wait for the remaining passengers to complete the trip. You will have a quick photography time at Kalapathhar and return to Pheriche.
Phase 4: Flight of the 2nd lot of Passengers to Kalapathhar
The remaining two passengers at Pheriche will then take a roundtrip journey to Kalapathar in the same chopper. It is guaranteed that all the passengers will have a window seat during the trip.
Since flying over Everest Base Camp with passengers on board is not feasible, you will have panoramic views of Everest vista from the Kalapathhar peak. As the Helicopter takes the roundtrip, you will again land at Pheriche to pick up the remaining three passengers.
Phase 5: Syangboche stopover, Everest View Hotel Breakfast
From Pheriche, your heli will take you to Syangboche, an unpaved airstrip above Namche bazaar. You will then head to Everest View Hotel, one of the most famous landmarks of the Everest region. After breakfast with the panoramic views of Everest Vista, you will board your Helicopter again for your return journey.
Phase 6: Stopover at Lukla, Continue towards Kathmandu
From Syangboche, your heli will take off and head southbound towards Lukla. After refueling at the airstrip, you will continue your return journey towards Kathmandu Airport.
Note: This trip is an aerial trip on a helicopter substantially affected by the weather conditions during your travel time. Your journey will be postponed for the following day if unforeseen events occur.
The Cost of a Helicopter Tour
The expense associated with the Everest Helicopter Tour is a critical consideration for those seeking this adventure. While the tour offers the luxury and convenience of a helicopter ride, it may be a relatively high-cost option compared to other trekking alternatives.
Although the Everest Helicopter Tour can be expensive, it is an investment in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the unparalleled opportunity to witness the world’s highest peak make it a valuable asset in creating unique, unforgettable memories.
The cost of the Chopper Tour to Everest may seem substantial, but the worth of the experience cannot be overstated. The opportunity to witness Nepal’s stunning landscape from an aerial view and the sense of accomplishment from reaching the summit of Everest make the cost justifiable and worthwhile.
The price of the EBC Heli tour varies depending on the tour operator and the specific package selected. Nevertheless, it is crucial to recognize that the price reflects the level of service, safety, and comfort provided during the tour.
|S.N.||Number of People||Cost per/person||National Park Fee & Breakfast|
|01||01 Person||Sharing – US$ 1050/-||Exclude|
|02||2 to 3 Person||Sharing – US$ 1000/-||Exclude|
|03||4 person||Sharing – US$ 1000/-||Exclude|
|04||05 Person||Private- US$ 900/-||Exclude|
Note: You should have five people in your group with you.
EBC Heli Tour is one of the most extravagant trips you will ever embark on. While the trip is impressive and appreciated wholeheartedly by many, it is also paramount to ensure the safety of the flyers during the journey. The Helis on this trip is operated by trained pilots and crews highly skilled in high-altitude flying. You will be briefed on various safety measures to be taken while you fly to Everest. Our team will have a readily available oxygen cylinder in the aircraft for immediate remedies. Also, you will be provided with a headphone during the flight to subside the noise created by the plane.
Helicopter sharing tour
An AS350 B3 Helicopter is used for this trip. It accommodated a total of 5 passengers in it. This aircraft can hover easily at high altitudes, making it perfect for Everest traverse. You can choose for this trip even if you have less than five people in your group. During the season, there are multiple heli trips that we operate.
Even if you have 1,2,3, or 4 pax in your group, we can create a shared trip in the Helicopter, and you can fly to Everest. The cost will decrease if more people share the Helicopter, while the price will be higher if you want to fly with only your group of less than five pax.
Fully Charter tour
If you have a group of at least five pax, you can depart on the day you like. Or, if you want to charter the Helicopter for your group fully, it is doable too.
Since the heli tour is a day trip of about 4-5 hours, you don’t need much equipment for this trip. But it would be best to have warm Down Jackets, sunglass is required.
However, you shouldn’t forget the given items since EBC is higher, and the temperature can drop to lower extremes. Don’t forget to carry your Down Jacket, Windproof, Sunglass, Sunscreen, Water, Woolen Hat Camera, and other accessories.
We are a reputable company in Kathmandu, Nepal, offering professional travel services to tourists. Our central location allows us to provide efficient and convenient travel experiences supported by our skilled service team. Our website has an online booking system, enabling users to navigate easily and reserve their desired trips.
Our tailor-made feature also allows you to create a personalized itinerary based on your preferences. With over thirty years of experience, we have built a strong reputation in the Nepalese Himalayas.
You can contact us anytime via WhatsApp or email for any inquiries, as our dedicated team is available 24/7 to assist you. You may contact our city office by email or WhatsApp now at +977 9851033819
Best seasons for the trip
We have several different seasons in Nepal. Please have a look at more information about the given different seasons.
The optimum weather for an Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is springtime. Handling the Helicopter won’t be difficult because the sky is clear with excellent visibility.
This excursion will be spectacular throughout March through May, when temperatures range from +15 to –5 degrees Celsius. Won’t be raining, but the moderate temperature and clear atmosphere will always be prevalent during spring.
An Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is one of the best things to do from September to November. This expedition will benefit significantly from the weather. Autumn in the Everest Region will be a time to fully appreciate the lush vegetation and breathtaking views.
During these months of the year, it is ideal for an Everest Base Camp helicopter tour due to the temperature range of +10 to +20 degrees Celsius and clear skies free of clouds and fog.
Rainfall from June to August will be sufficient to obstruct the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour at some point.
As a result, weather forecasting will be necessary for carrying out the helicopter tour throughout this season. The temperature will be around +20 to +25 degrees Celsius. However, amid clear weather, the magnificence of the Everest region will not fail to surprise you even during the summer season.
Another hand, around the Mountains, it will be clear even though Manson Season due to globally warmer.
The Everest area will see shallow temperatures from November to February. The western wind blowing from the mountains generates severe fog and snow, reducing visibility to virtual nil.
Therefore, carrying out this tour on a sunny, warm day is only conceivable. However, the weather in the Everest Region may change quickly.
During this season, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is challenging because the freezing temperatures range from -10 degrees Celsius. But we are still operating the time.
Departure Date & Cost
We are updating the departure dates.
Most Asked Questions by Travellers
We are sorry for not allowing a Helicopter to land at the top of the world. It is strictly prohibited.
Due to a sudden weather change, the flight cannot take off on time. So, the flight schedule can be slightly changed or postponed.
Boundless Adventure also provides Mt. Everest entrance permits in Kathmandu, but you will get them at Lukla or Shyangbouche on your own. We suggest you better you will get on your own.
The permit cost depends on nationality. If your race is Indian, it will cost INR 2000/- per person, but the rest of the countries require US$ 35/- per person or the equivalent of Nepali rupees.
A maximum of five people can fly together at once on an Everest base camp Helicopter tour. But, if you would like a charter, you may also travel single.
You can see Mount Everest right after you will take off from Lukla.
The trip will be three to four hours from Kathmandu airport to Everest base camp to Kathmandu.
100% chances to see Mount Everest; please note that we are not flying while weather conditions are not guaranteed.
You can pay by any type of card on your arrival or in cash, but we need some advance while you are going to book the trip. Just confirm your trip. Please, inform us by email about it.
Yes, every bank charges you some percentage of the amount while withdrawing from ATM and using a Visa card, Master Card, or American Express.
We are providing ground transportation on request, according to the size of your group. We do have a car, Jeep, Van, and bus.
If you have time in Nepal, we will try to operate the tour the following day at the exact cost, but you will get a refund if you don’t have time the next day.
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