• Last Updated on Aug 20, 2018

You will never know how elegant your life is until and unless you go on Everest Base Camp (EBC) Helicopter Tour. It’s a sensational tour in Nepal giving us the splendid landscape of nature, hundreds of creatures, and Himalayan glaciers. Life becomes adventurous when you play with snow standing in front of the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest. The helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp is the most fascinating and trending tour in Nepal. It takes just 1 and a half hours to reach Kalapathar (5,545 m). Overall, 4 hours is the total time for the tour. A trek to Everest Base Camp takes 14 days. So, the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is reliable and best for those who have less time.

The Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC) Helicopter Tour starts from Kathmandu flying east towards Lukla. Lukla is a village of admirable Sherpa people which is also known as the Gateway to the Everest region. On the way to Kalapathar, you get connected with a 360° broad view of Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, Gauri Shankar, and many more Himalayan ranges. You will also observe the Khumbu glacier, Kathmandu valley, and forest areas on your way to Kalapathar. We stop at Lukla for fuel purposes and then fly directly to EBC. You will be given 5-10 minutes of time for sightseeing at  Kalapathar.

On your way back, you land at Syangboche for breakfast. The mesmerizing views of Mount Cho-Oyo, Mount AmaDablam, and Nuptse make your tour more exciting. Then, we fly directly back to Lukla and stop again for fueling. We fly directly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. You can observe Tengboche monastery and Namche Bazaar on your tour back to Kathmandu.

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Things to be considered before Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp

  1. Make your mind free from any sorts of problems. However, you feel adventurous once you take off from Kathmandu Airport.
  2. If you are planning to go on a package, choose the best travel company.
  3. Do not hesitate to ask about Oxygen management during the flight.
  4. Be open-minded and feel free to ask your inquiries. 

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost

In general, the cost includes round-trip Helicopter tickets, breakfast, miscellaneous costs, National Park Permit, and personal expenses. To some extent, more people feel safe going on a package.

Helicopter Ticket Cost

If you go for the trek to Everest Base Camp, you will need to spend 14 days. Also, the cost becomes higher than the Helicopter tour. The cost includes transport, accommodation, food Permits and many more. So, the best option to save money and explore the Everest region is the Helicopter tour. You will be paying only $900 for a complete round trip on group sharing basic.

Breakfast at Syangboche

The cost for Breakfast in Everest View Hotel at Syangboche is $25-$30 including tea and coffee 


Warm clothes and trousers are essential items for the EBC helicopter tour. The Everest base camp Helicopter tour cost for clothing can be made lesser if you rent the items. Some of the clothing shops in Thamel take only NPR 100-150 per item per day. If you don’t do so, you will have to spend $100-$150 on clothing.  

National Parks Permits

You will have to pay for Sagarmatha National Park Permit which is around $35 for foreigners and around $17 for SAARC people. Also, you have to pay 20$ in government and local taxes and emergency oxygen during the flight.


We will give private transportation to drop Airport and pick up after finishing the trip. 

Personal Expenses

Personal expenses include hotel charges, food charges at the hotel, and buying items for a long-lasting memory. If you wish to go solo, the total cost will be around $1100. However, Everest base camp Helicopter tour costs can be reduced by 15-20% if you join our Helicopter Tour Package.

Benefits of joining our Packages

  • Permit fees, transport from hotel to Airport, oxygen during the flight, and government and local taxes will be paid by us.
  • You don’t need to worry about permit charges, breakfast costs,s and about the pilots; our pilots are professionals with years of experience.


The price gets reduced if you join a group for our Helicopter tour package. If you want to go solo, Everest base camp Helicopter tour cost gets high and you need to be sure about the price as mentioned above. But, if you really wish to save your money, you may join our cheapest helicopter package.

How to Book Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

For booking details please contact us or you can direct chat +9779851154520 ( WhatsApp and Viber available) we arrange joining and private fights every day. please visit our home page and Click the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour package.

Dipak Sapkota

Namaste This is me Dipak Sapkota Born in the mid-west part of Nepal called Dhading district Ganesh Himal region. I want to personally thank you for visiting my blog. My experience includes over 15 years of traveling and trekking in Nepal. I want to share my experience with you and help you to accomplish your goals. As an Adventure, I understand the stress and excitement that coincide with travel.

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