How Much Does Everest Helicopter Tour Permit Cost?

1 November, 2023 By Dambar Khadka

How much does Everest helicopter tour permit cost? Mount Everest Helicopter tour permit (Sagarmatha National Park fee) costs US$ 35/-except for the Indian nationality. Indian nationality has to cover nearly INR 2000/- per person for the permit fee. Of course, one can also pay Nepali rupees, which you can get from money exchange service providers at the exchange rate.

The tour will be a four-hour shuttle from Pheriche. It costs US$1150 to 1380/—per person for all nationalities, including pick-up and drop-off. However, if you wonder how much a private Everest helicopter tour costs, private time with the group will be less. However, I Have checked out the video of the Everest Helicopter tour.

We’ll land at different places during the tour for other purposes: Lukla for refueling, Pheriche for shuttling, Kalapathar after we reach Base Camp for enjoying the scenic views of Everest Mountain ranges, and finally, Syangboche for a warm breakfast.

We provide helicopter tours and adventure activities in different parts of the Everest region, including Mount Everest Base Camp. The Everest region has Renjo-La pass trekking, three high passes trekking,  Cho-La pass trekking, Gokyo Lake trekking, Everest Panorama trekking, and Everest touring with Helicopters,

Look at the Pictures of the Permits for the Everest Helicopter tour, and you may enjoy the Everest Helicopter tour video. If you are still confused about tours and permits, please let us know your questions:

Mount Everest Permits
Mount Everest Permits

Frequently Asked Questions about How Much Does Everest Helicopter Tour Permit Cost?

Where Can We Get Permits?

Permits for Everest Helicopter Tours and Trekking are easy to obtain. You may collect them from our city office (Boundless Adventure) or get them at Syangboche when you land for breakfast. Someone will visit you at the Hotel at Syangboche from Sagarmatha National Park with his ID card, and they will provide you with permits.

You can always ask for cross-questions with him regarding the national park fee. You must pay the national park fee using your traveling passport or ID. However, having your travel passport while you tour Everest by helicopter would always be best.

What Do We Need For The Everest Helicopter Tour?

It would be best to have your passport, a bottle of mineral water, sunglasses, Gloves, a Woolen hat, sunscreen, Nepalese currency or US$ and a warm down Jacket. You are also recommended to have extra equipment like a power bar, hiking pole, and more than enough clothes.

Is It Possible To Return By Helicopter After Everest Trek?

Yes, every impossible is possible so far. Are you asking (How much an Everest helicopter tour permit costs?) After taking off from Kathmandu Airport early in the morning by helicopter to Lukla Airport, 2800 meters high from sea level, you may continue the trek for three hours to Phakding on the same day and stay overnight.

Lunch and dinner will be made ready for you at Phakding. Wake up early the next day, have a warm breakfast at the hotel, and start to hit the trails through the bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Crossing the suspense bridge several times to get to the Jorshalle to reach the Sagarmatha National Park check post would be best.

Only trekking permits allow you to pass through the checkpoint. We can have lunch right after the checkpoint, continue toward the Namche village, and stay overnight at Namche Bazaar. You have one acclimatization day at the Namche as you hike up to Khumjung right after breakfast.

It will be the day of Mount Everest. You can have great views of Everest and its neighboring peaks. You might as well have two nights at the hotel in Namche.

Then, continue towards Thyangboche overnight, explore the best monastery the following day, and continue your trek to Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep, Everest Base Camp, and Kalapathar. On the last day in the morning, from Gorakshep, fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter. The rest of your crew can come to themselves to trek back to Lukla and take the plane to fly into Kathmandu three or four days later.

Can We Stay Overnight At Everest And Return To Kathmandu By Helicopter The Next Day?

Everest Base Camp and stay overnight at the Everest View Hotel at the Syangboche. You can have panoramic views from your room and balcony. You can have a great chance to enjoy Everest Himalayas quickly. You need to cover the accommodation and food for your overnight stay.

We will pick you up the next day by helicopter. However, the price for the aircraft will be doubled due to the time required for pick up and drop off. So, please confirm your trip when booking the Everest Helicopter tour. Look at our Everest Helicopter Tour page for detailed information.

Where Can I Get Ground Transportation?

Mount Everest view
Mount Everest view

Boundless Adventure provides ground transportation pick-up and drop-off service by car, van, jeep, and bus according to the group size from the international airport, hotel, and domestic airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Dambar Khadka

Dambar Khadka, a passionate adventurer and the founder of Boundless Adventure Nepal, has spent his entire life writing about nature and Nepal's developing tourism business. Dambar's passion with nature and its different cultures began as a child in Nepal's stunning landscapes. He began writing following successful treks and expeditions across Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan. Dambar Khadka created Boundless Adventure Nepal in 1992 to share the majesty of the Nepal Himalayas with the rest of the planet. As an explorer and writer, he is committed to responsible tourism and cultural connection, allowing readers and adventurers to immerse themselves in Nepal's enchantment through his works.

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