Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour - 4 to 5 Hrs Day Tour Days from US $ 950 PP

Trip Route

Kathmandu - Lukla - Everest Base Camp - Kalapatthar -Everest View Hotel - Kathmandu


Trip Facts

Group Size
5 People on Each Helicopter
Trip Grade
Easy
Max. Elevation
5,545m Kalapattar, EBC 5364m
Transportation
Helicopter Flight Tour
Best Season
All Time of The Year

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Highlights

  • Massive views of Khumbu Valley of entire Everest Region
  • Rich the most thrilling airport of Lukla
  • Eye-catching vistas of Mount Everest region which includes Mt Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt, Nuptse, Mt Amadablam etc…
  • Take pleasure with delicious breakfasts at Hotel Everest View with entire snow covered peaks
  • Acknowledge the legendry Sherpa culture and their traditions
  • Flights lands at Kalapatthar (5545m), Landing at Everest Base Camp (5364m) depends on season and wind situation, another landing will be at Everest View Hotel
  • Best view of Khumbu Icefall and glacier

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour in Nepal is the best flight for all mountain lovers who prefer to observe Everest region with landing at Kalapatthar and Mount EBC. The charter EBC helicopter flight landing tour is with correct cost having the option of sharing or private ride to world's most famous Everest Base Camp departures every day from Kathmandu to observe wide impressive Himalayan ranges of Everest region.

Everest Helicopter flight tour to visit Kalapatthar Viewpoint on the left side of Khumbu glacier most liked flight tour in Nepal. Instead of planning an almost two-week long trek to Base Camp enjoy massive vistas of Everest region within one day Everest Helicopter tour from Kathmandu. If you are with lack of time and still prefer to see the enormous world's highest peak and its surrounding series of Himalayas, then Everest Helicopter sightseeing ride can be the single option. Along with flight you will land at Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp (EBC) with delicious breakfasts at Hotel Everest View.

Mount Everest Helicopter flight sightseeing tour – 4 to 5 Hours – What to Expect

Scenic flight to Mount Everest by helicopter tour takes you to the Base Camp of the tallest peak in the world and Kalapatthar viewpoint. While on the plane take pleasure seeing the shining snow-covered vistas of Mt. Everest (8,848M), Mt. Nuptse (7,864M), Mt. Pumori (7,156M), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,153M), Mt. Lhotse (8,513M) along with hundreds of impressive peaks towering tall in entire Everest region. The Everest helicopter charter flight ride starts from Kathmandu airport early morning and ends at Kathmandu. This flight is an alternative way of several days' Everest Base Camp Trek to observe Mount Everest.

In general, there will be two stops in this Everest Chopper scenic ride including Everest Base Camp or Kalapatthar Viewpoint and Everest View Hotel for breakfast. We will allow you enough time for breakfasts. Landing at Kalapatthar Viewpoint is most famous as massive views of entire Himalayas can be seen from this black hill. Mount Everest is not visible from Everest Base Camp as people want to get there and see Khumbu glacier.

After having breakfasts at Everest View hotel with scenic Himalayan series, you will return Kathmandu. We offer the correct cost for Everest helicopter sightseeing tour of the world's highest peak.


Outline Itinerary

5:30Am- Wake up and transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport

6:00Am – 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 View point and Everest Base Camp for landing. You can get out from helicopter to take 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.

10:30AM flight time to Kathmandu – 50 minutes to reach Kathmandu.

11:30 AM – Once you land at Domestic terminal in Kathmandu we will transfer you to your hotel.

Note: In private flight you may choose landing place, flight time, breakfasts place etc by your self but in joining flight Everest National park fees and Breakfasts may not include as it depends on conditions.


What's included?

  • Transports from and to kathmandu airport by car or van
  • 4 hour Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar and Everest View landing.
  • Airort taxes
  • Breakfasts at Luxury Everest View Hotel
  • Everest National Park fees
  • An experienced Guide who will able to explain of all peaks and cultures of Sherpa People (If Asked)

What's not included?

  • Your Breakfaats for Joining flight.
  • Everest National Park fees for joining tour

Essential Information

Cost of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Either private or sharing options for EBC helicopter flight are available. We operate a flight every day throughout the year it means you can adjust on sharing trip any date. Likewise, the private plane will be served every day too.

In general, the Helicopter flight tour cost to Everest Base Camp starts from USD 950 per person, but it mainly depends on the date you prefer to do. For the private flight, we will charge a reasonable price too. To know price date wise email us or message us on WhatsApp and Viber or Call at +9779851087389


The Best time for EBC Helicopter tour - Weather & Climate

Weather depends on the season in Everest region. The Everest Base Camp (5364 Meter) and the Kalapatthar (5545 meters) can be visited all time of the year in a Helicopter flight. Usually, the weather stays clear during the morning time all time of the year and in the Monsoon period. In bad weather, the Helicopter does not fly; it means you will get refund money.

Best months for the trek to Everest Base Camp in March, April, May, September, October, and November but Helicopter flight tour to Everest can be down all time of year.


​Clothing and preparation for flight

Once you get there, it will be sunshine on Everest most of the time but in case if it's cloudy, it will cold. You only need the following things on the flight.

  • Windproof down jacket
  • Trouser and Sun Hat
  • Sun lotion & Sunglass
  • A bottle of water and toilet paper
  • Camera and mobile phone
  • Your passport or passport copy
  • EBC Helicopter Flight Route

​EBC Helicopter Flight Route

Kathmandu airport – above Bhaktapur Durbar Square – View Point of Nagarkot hill- Jiri- Lukla Airport-Namche Bazar- Syangboche Airport- Tengboche Monastery – Pheriche –Gorekshep – Kalapatthar View Point (5545m) – Everest Base Camp (5364m) – Breakfasts at Hotel Everest View – Lukla Airport – Kathmandu return

Top Advantage of doing Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

- Different Types of views: you can have a panorama view of the tour. The 360-degree view of high hills, mountain ranges, and forest areas are chilling and breathtaking.

- Fly high and low: We give you the experience of flying very high and quiet during the tour. You can have all the scenic angles for during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour.

- Landing is very safe: Landing anywhere in the Everest Base Camp is possible.

- Private tour: The private tour facility helps you to ask more questions to the pilot, and he can comment in details for all the answers.

- Thrilling Experience: The tour offers lifetime memorable experience. The landscapes of mountains, villages are remarkable.


Safety Notes for Everest Helicopter Flight Tour

  • Don't forget to fasten the seat belts during the flight
  • Never throw any objects outside from the Helicopter during the trip
  • Don't stand from your seat
  • Wait for the pilot words for smoking zone
  • Listen to the pilot carefully. Our pilot gives you instructions for the safe helicopter tour
  • You need to even after positioning the helipad. Sometimes, the pilot needs to re-position the helipad

Why book Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with US?

  • We care about your safety
  • We are providing the service since 2009
  • Your satisfaction is our goal
  • 100% success rate
  • Rapid response
  • We give you the option to schedule the departure dates
  • Professional pilots and fully experienced team staffs
  • You can book the trip online any time you like

Often Asked Questions

01: Up to what elevation Everest Base Camp helicopter flight tour?

Kathmandu lies on the elevation of 1300 meters. Starting from Kathmandu the flights arrives at Lukla (2830m) continues to Everest View Hotel (3800m). You will be land at Kalapatthar on the elevation of 5,545 meters and Everest Base Camp located on the height of 5364 meters.

02: Does it land at Mount Everest Base Camp?

Yes, it does. The Kalapatthar Viewpoint is the best to the viewpoint to see Mt Everest (8848m) and surrounding peaks. It definite that you will land at Kala Patthar (5545m), I understand that everyone has a dream to land at Kalapatthar and Base Camp. To land at Base Camp, it depends on weather conditions. Sometimes it can be tough to Land at Base Camp, Wind speed is hard at Base Camp, and sometimes helicopter landing spot disappears due to landslide too. Just for your acknowledgment, you don't see Mt. Everest from its base Camp. People target Everest Base Camp to get there. In case it is challenging to land pilots takes close touching distance of Base Camp.

03: How long landing at Kalapatthar and Base Camp?

The flight tour will be for 4 to 5 hours. You will have enough time to go out of the Helicopter, look around massive peaks, and take pictures. Usually, the weather stays clear and no wild in the morning. During your out visit from Kalapathar and Base Camp, the Helicopter engine will keep running. So approximately you will have 10 – 20 minutes. You will have about an hour time (Landing) at Hotel Everest View for breakfasts.

04: Are the Pilots well-trained and experience?

Don't worry about it. The pilots are very experienced for flying Helicopter as they have been operating since over a decade in the same region and they are equally knowledgeable about entire Himalayan peaks that will be able to deliver your complete information. The pilots are always aware of your safety concerns. You may ask him as many questions as you have. For the private tour, you may take an experienced guide with us.

05: Is there Oxygen available on Helicopter and kids can take flight?

Yes, in my over decade experiences, the most asked question is about Oxygen. Please kindly note there will be Oxygen inside the Helicopter and automatically maintained by Oxygen while you are flying above 3000 meters. Your kids and any older people easily can take this flight without any problems.

06: What happens in case of bad weather and flight didn't take off?

In this case, you will get a full refund if you are flexible with the time you may postpone for the following days. If not, take you all the money back. Usually, in lousy weather helicopter will not take off from Kathmandu.

07: How can I book this tour with your company?

Usually, To confirm your Everest helicopter flight tour from abroad (Your Country) we require 30 percent advance deposit of total amount which is transfer to our company bank account. We also have another method of PayPal transfer; once you are in Nepal, you can pay the remaining amount by credit cards. Once advance deposit arrives, we will send you a receipt of your payment.

If you are already in Nepal, You may pay by Credit cards or cash. Please kindly note paying by card costs 3.5 percent bank processing charge.

08: I am a solo traveler, Can I join the group for Everest Base Camp Helicopter stopping tour?

Yes, probably we are the best seller for this flight tour. We operate daily Everest Helicopter flight from Kathmandu. Just email, give a call, or send a text message on What's App or Viber, We take care of the rest.


Do you charge an extra hidden charge for the EBC Helicopter Tour?

We don't take any extra hidden charges for the trip once we agree on pricing.


Is there permission to open the window during the trip?

No, You can't open window once you fly from Kathmandu International Airport. Once you land at Base Camp, Everest View Hotel and Kalapatthar you surely can go out. You're allowed for videography and photography during the trip.


What's the arrangement for rescue service?

We do have rescue helicopters that operate 24 hours. We communicate with you frequently to know about your health status.


Can you name me the peak seasons for Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour?

Usually, the weather in Nepal Himalayas will be evident in the morning. March to May and September to December are the peak season in Nepal, but the Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp trip can be done throughout the year as the weather will be evident every morning.


Is it possible to take kids for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

There's no problem in taking kids as well as old-aged people. Physical fitness is not compulsory for the tour.


​Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with landing helicopter models

01. Model of Helicopters (Duel control, Wide Windows with Roomy Cabin)

Made by: Air Bus, France

Model: AS250 H125

Engine Type: Arriel 2D

Passenger Capacity: 6+1

Maximum operating elevation 23,000 FT

Takeoff weight: 2250 KG

02. Model of Helicopters (Duel control, Wide Windows with Roomy Cabin)

Made by: Air Bus, France

Model: AS350b3e

Passenger Capacity: 5+1

Engine Type: Ariel 2D

Maximum Takeoff weight: 2250 KG

Operating elevation up to: 23,000 FT

03. Model of Helicopters (Duel control, Wide Windows with Roomy Cabin)

Manufacturer: Air Bus, France

Model: AS350 FX II

Passenger Capacity: 6+1

Engine Type: LTS – 101 – 700D2

Takeoff maximum weight: 2250 KG

Operation Altitude: 19,000 FT

04. Model of Helicopters (Duel control, Wide Windows with Roomy Cabin)

Name: BELL-Jet Ranger 206B III-9N-ALL (Eurocopter)

Seat Capacity: 4+1

Maximum Altitude: 23000 FT

Weight takeoff power: 675 KG

Engine Type: 206B-3


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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour - Days

Trip Route

Trip Facts

Mount Everest Base Camp known as EBC is iconic center for each and every trekkers who are always keen to get there. There are few options to get there.

Most of people from around the world prefer to take package trek to meet their dream. Someone who can’t manage 2 week long trek time but still has desire to get Base Camp of world’s highest peak here we have offered Helicopter flight tour to Everest base Camp. Just imagine its 4 hours flight to meet up your dream come true.

The EBC Helicopter tour is time honored choice for each and every Himalayas lovers who has shortest time of their Nepal visit. The sightseeing flight via Helicopter ride starts from Kathmandu and ends at Kathmandu exploring Lukla, Namche Bazar, the largest monastery of Tengboche main importantly Base Camp and Kalapatthar. Taking breakfasts at Hotel Everest with massive vistas of Everest on eye catching distance feels like you are in heaven.

Via Helicopter all peaks including few over eight thousand meters remain in touching distance. Just think, keep your foot on the base camp of world’s tallest peak in about a day trip. Kalapatthar view point offers spectacular views of Everest itself and Khumbu Glacier. If you are with group of friends its easily affordable as up to 6 people easily can adjust in one helicopter and we offer sharing flight every day where you join and complete your dream by joining others.

Our trained pilots who are very experiences about the region explains each and every part which not to miss. However you will have short time in Kalapatthar it’s enough to take picture and look surroundings.

Probably we are the highest numbers of flight operator in Nepal. Also enjoy your trip with viewing Langtang Himalayan peaks and Annapurna’s beauty.

Weather and climate – Best time for EBC Helicopter tour

Weather depends on season in Everest Himalayan region. However the Everest Base Camp (5364 Meter) and Kalapatthar (5545 meter) by Helicopter flight can be visited all time of the year. Normally the weather stays clear during the morning time all time of the year and even in Monsoon period. In case of bad weather helicopter does not fly it means you will get refund money.

Best months for trek to Everest Base Camp is March, April, May, September, October and November but Helicopter flight tour to Everest can be down all time of year.

Itinerary

5:30Am- Wake up and transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport
6:00Am – 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 View point and Everest Base Camp for landing. You can get out from helicopter to take 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.

10:30AM flight time to Kathmandu – 50 minutes to reach Kathmandu.
11:30 AM – Once you land at Domestic terminal in Kathmandu we will transfer you to your hotel.

Note: In private flight you may choose landing place, flight time, breakfasts place etc by your self but in joining flight Everest National park fees and Breakfasts may not include as it depends on conditions.

Email us at adventurediscoverytreks1@gmail.com for booking

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip