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Trip Route

KTM-Lukla-Namche-Everest Base Camp - Kalapatthar and return back

Trip Facts

Max. Elevation
5,545m Kalapattar, EBC 5364m
Helicopter Flight Ride

Mount Everest Helicopter Flight Tour Cost Highlights

  • Marvelous vistas of Everest region and Khumbu valley
  • Visit the most thrilling Lukla airport
  • Take pleasure and capture the photos of Massive Mt Everest and other peaks together
  • Enjoy best delicious breakfasts at Hotel Everest View with all white peaks including Mount Everest.
  • Gain knowledge of Sherpa tradition and culture.
  • Helicopter lands at Kalapatthar (5545m) and Landing at Everest Base Camp (5364m) depends on wind situation but we will strongly try to complete your dream.
  • Touching distance of Khumbu glacier and Icefall

For entire Mountain Lovers Mount Everest Helicopter flight Tour Cost  from Kathmandu is admired flight tour which lands at Base Camp of Mount Everest and Kalapatthar (5545m). The charter Helicopter sightseeing flight to Mount Everest from Kathmandu is just a single opportunity to observe such a massive Himalayan range of Everest region which lands at Base Camp and Kalapatthar View point. Instead of two week long trek to Everest Base Camp the Everest Helicopter flight is well preferred and most liked flight tour in Nepal.If you are lack of time and looking to see greater snow capped enormous Himalayan series with a day than this flight is meaningful. So far the most tourists’ admired flight is Everest Helicopter flight tour. If you are flexible to join with others single person also may take advantages with reliable cost.

Mount Everest Helicopter flight tour – What to expect in 4 hours

The main target of this flight is to take you to the Base camp of world’s highest peak viewing entire Himalayas which also covers another popular view point of Everest region in Kalapatthar for short break to take pictures. Take pleasure with massive views of uppermost  peaks like Mt. Everest (8,848m). Mt. Lhotse (8,513m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,153m), Mt Nuptse (7,864m) and Mt. Pumori (7156m) along the ride. This is an alternative option of long Everest Base Camp trek which starts from Kathmandu and ends at Kathmandu within 4 to 5 hours.Another important factor of this flight is to chance to take delicious breakfasts at Hotel Everest View after landing at Kalapatthar and Base Camp. The helicopter reaches almost like touching distance of entire peaks which makes this trip memorable. Fly over world popular Khumbu Glacier and icefall. Dangerous airport of earth called Tenzing Hillary Lukla airport also covers in the flight.

Outline Itinerary

5:45AM: Pick Up from Your hotel and Transfer to Airport
6:00AM: Check In at airport

6:30AM: Flight starts from Kathmandu, 45 minutes to reach at Lukla Airport. Then continue to Kalapatthar View Point and Everest Base Camp landing. You can get out from Helicopter and take pictures. Return Everest View Hotel for breakfasts, Breakfasts time will be 45 minutes to one hour.

10:30AM Flight time to Kathmandu – 50 minutes to arrive Kathmandu airport. Once land at Kathmandu transfer to your Hotel around 11:30 AM.

What's included?

  • 4 Hour Everest helicopter flight tour
  • Airport tax and Everest National park fee (Only in private flights)
  • Your breakfasts at Hotel Everest View (Only in private flight)
  • Down jacket if asked

Essential Information

Climate and Weather – Best time Mount Everest Helicopter Tour

Weather depends on season in Everest region of Nepal. All time of the year is perfect to visit Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar (5545m) as we operate helicopter flights in the morning. The mornings are usually clear and perfect to see views. In case of bad weather we the flight will not take off it means you will get refund. It means we make sure you see Mt Everest before flight starts from Kathmandu.

The months of September, October, November, March, April and May considered as best time for Everest Helicopter flight tour as well as for Everest Base Camp trek.

​Clothing’s and preparation for the Everest Helicopter flight

Once you get there it will be sunny most of the time. If it gets cloudy it will be freezing cold so please consider following to carry with your on the flight.

  • Trouser and Sun Hat
  • Windproof down Jacket
  • Sun glass and Sun lotion
  • Camera and Mobile phones
  • Your copy of passport or original passport

Most asked questions and answers

01: does it lands at Everest Base Camp ?

Of course, It does, To be honest Kalapatthar view point is best place to land and see Mount Everest. You don’t see Mount Everest from its Base Camp. However we understand that your dream is to Land at Base camp of Everest via helicopter flight. Landing at Base Camp depends on weather and wind speed. If it is threatening to land at Base Camp we don’t land if not we will land. Landing at Kalapatthar and Everest View Hotel is confirmed.

02: Up to what elevation Everest helicopter Tour?

As you already notice landing at Kalapatthar (5545m) is highest place to land. Everest Base Camp is located on the elevation of 5364 meters. Another landing spot Everest View Hotel situated on the elevation of 3860 meters but while making rounding flight Helicopter flies around above 6000 meters.

03: How long landing at Kalapatthar, Base Camp & Everest View Hotel?

Normally, Whole flight is for 4 to 5 hours. You will land Kalapatthar maximum of 10 to 15 minutes which is same as like Everest Base Camp But You will get around one hour time to have breakfasts at Everest View Hotel.

04: Pilots are trained?

Yes, they are, don’t worry as they have been flying these helicopter since decade. They are very experienced and trained. They are always concern about your safety and security. Also for the private flight if there is space our experienced guide will follow the trip to give you entire information.

05: Oxygen available and kids can take this flight?

Yes, once helicopter flies on high elevation oxygen system is automatic inside helicopter. Small kids also easily can take this flight without any problems.

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

If you are flexible with time you can postponed for following day. If not, we will refund your money. We make sure that you see Himalayan views before the flight from Kathmandu.

07: How can I book Everest Helicopter flight tour with your company?

In general, In order to confirm your flight from abroad (Your country – Outside Nepal) we asks 30 % advance deposit of total amount. Remaining amount can be paid by cards upon arrival. Once your advance arrives we will send you payment receipt of your advance. If you here in Nepal we accept any credit cards. Please note paying by cards costs 4 % bank processing charge.

08: Can I join as solo traveler for Mount Everest helicopter Tour?

Yes, you can choose any date to join. We operate everyday joining and private flight to Everest via Helicopter. Just contact us on time secure your seat.

Fixed Departures

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