About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a one-day program that takes you from Kathmandu to the base of the world's highest mountain, Everest Base Camp, at 5,346 meters. The Helicopter will land at Kala Patthar, a popular viewpoint. In a blink of an eye, you will be flying high in the sky, enjoying surreal aerial views of verdant hills and the Himalayan mountains. Kathmandu to Kala Patthar helicopter tour takes around one hour.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing is an excellent opportunity for travelers who cannot go trekking and want to feel the thrill of standing on the lap of Mt. Everest. And the great thing about the Everest base camp Helicopter day tour is that anyone can do it regardless of their age. The breathtaking landscapes and stunning snow-capped mountains will let you feel the freedom of the Himalayas.
The helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp begins early in the morning. You will drive to the Tribhuvan airport to fly to Everest Base Camp. Land at the base camp and spend some time exploring it. You will then fly to the Everest View Hotel to have breakfast and spend time with locals. It will be tough to fly back to Kathmandu for sure, but we have to. Relishing the views for the last time through the Heli, you will land at the Kathmandu airport and drive to the hotel.
Everest Helicopter Tour is one of our best-selling packages because of our high-quality service and friendly tour guide. Every member of the group will get a window seat to enjoy the views. Flight to Everest base camp is definitely an easy and luxurious way to come across the Himalayas. The experience you will get during the flight is unlike anything else.
Mountains like Everest (8,848 m), Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Ama Dablam, Island Peak, Cho Oyu, Thamserku, Cholatse, and numerous others will decorate the surrounding with their mighty presence. Views of tiny Sherpa villages, monasteries, and fluttering prayer flags enhance the surroundings.
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0section. We also organize the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour and the Gosaikunda Heli Tour. Get in touch with us anytime to book this marvelous trip for you and your loved one.
We have fixed departure dates for the Everest base camp Helicopter tour at regular intervals. You can also customize the trip as per your requirements.
- A group with 1 to 3 people book the trip directly from the fixed departure section on our website
- A group with 4 to 5 people can book through our customization booking section
- For a private Everest base camp helicopter tour, please contact us at +977 9851154520 on WhatsApp Viber, and Telegram 24x7
How safe is the Everest base camp helicopter tour?
Everest base camp is a high-altitude journey to 5,643 meters with a landing. Our shuttles are powerful to withstand the weather and strong wind at that altitude and make the trip safe. Likewise, we work with professional pilots and crew members who have numerous years of flying in the Himalayas.
We assure you, that our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a safe trip. Moreover, this trip is perfect for anyone who is diable or possesses some kind of illness that does not allow them to trek to Everest base camp.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight Route
- The helicopter tour to Everest base camp starts from Kathmandu Airport via Bhaktapur and Nagarkot village
- Stop at Lukla for refueling and Helicopter flight to Everest base camp
- Land at Kalapatthar for 15 Minutes and then Helicopter fly back to Everest View Hotel for breakfast
- Fly to Lukla stop there for refueling and fly to Kathmandu
Our helicopter service in the Everest regions
We have been operating many different Helicopter flight tours in the Everest region as per our customer choice. Here is our Helicopter flight with landing tour services in the Everest region:
Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
Located at 2,860 meters, Lukla is one of the highest airports in the world. Flights often get delayed or sometimes canceled because of unpredictable weather. In a situation like this, the only other alternative for you is to use a helicopter service. We offer a safe Helicopter service between Kathmandu and Lukla.
Helicopter flight back to Kathmandu-Lukla from Gorakshep or Everest Base Camp
If you are short on time or just want to enjoy aerial views of the Himalayas during the trip too, then you can take a Helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Lukla or Kathmandu. As per your request, we will arrange a charter at a reasonable price.
Everest View Hotel to Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight
The Helicopter flight from Everest View hotel to Everest Base Camp bypasses the long days of trekking and offers you nothing but mesmerizing Himalayan beauty. Spanning for around 15 minutes, the Helicopter adventure is perfect if you are short on time or lack the physical prowess to continue on the Himalayan terrain. Offering a perfect Himalayan panorama, the helicopter tour is an ideal one if you want a different perspective on the majestic Everest Himalayan range.
Everest View Hotel to Kathmandu Helicopter flight
If you find yourself stuck on the descending journey, the helicopter tour from the Everest View Hotel back to Kathmandu might just be the one for you. Covering a distance of 138kms, the journey takes around 40 to 45 minutes. A useful option if you need to cut your Himalayan journey short due to circumstantial reasons including medical emergencies, personal problems, or immediate rescue. The way back wraps up your journey in the Everest Region and offers a fresh view of its natural beauty and mesmerizing Himalayan views.
Everest base camp to Lukla Helicopter flight
The classic Everest Base Camp trail begins from the hill town of Lukla and convenes at the same point. In light of any emergency or personal situations hindering your journey back to Lukla, you can choose to commute via Helicopter. The journey takes a total of 20 minutes and covers the entire trail from the Everest Base Camp. An ideal option if you want to experience the striking beauty of the region in a completely new way. Flying over the Sagarmatha National Park, the flight offers a mesmerizing Himalayan panorama in addition to the beauty of numerous Sherpa villages on the way.
Lukla to Kalapatthar via Everest base camp Helicopter flight
One for the Himalayan sunrise, the flight from Lukla to Kalapatthar via Everest base camp is a standard Helicopter tour that covers the very best the region has to offer.n At an altitude of 5545m, Kalapatthar is one of the best vantage points overlooking the Everest Himalayan Range. Well known for its marvelous views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), the summit accommodates vistas of mountains like Cho Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Nuptse (7861m), and Pumo Ri (7165m) among others. Besides, the journey also touches down at the Everest Base Camp for a proper introduction to the Khumbu Glacier and Icefall. Combining two of the marquee destinations in the Everest region, this Himalayan adventure is one to savor.
Everest base camp to Kathmandu Helicopter flight
A lovely way to get back to the capital city, the Helicopter tour from EBC to Kathmandu offers a lovely escape from the long descending route back to Lukla. It can also be a useful option if you find yourself amid any medical or personal emergencies and need urgent evacuation. The way back offers a wonderful outlook at the natural beauty of Nepal bringing you picturesque views of the hilly landscapes. All in all, it is a lovely way of bidding goodbye to the Everest Himalayas.
Gorakshep to Kathmandu Helicopter flight
At an altitude of 5,140m, the Gorakshep is your final stop on the Everest trail before reaching Everest Base Camp. Lying at a distance of 151km from the capital city, the Helicopter flight takes around an hour. Apart from emergencies or severe medical conditions, the Heli tour offers a lovely way back if you don’t find it in yourself to set off on the descending trail once again. With picturesque views of the Himalayas, the flight offers a complete introduction to the natural beauty of the Everest region.
Kathmandu to Gorakshep Helicopter flight
This option is most useful if you don’t fancy the long ascending routes towards the Himalayas. It is also ideal for those who wish to reach the foot of the world’s tallest Himalayas in the least amount of time. Touching down at the closest settlement point to the Everest Base Camp, the journey also gives you a chance to experience the Himalayan wilderness firsthand. The journey takes around 70 minutes and brings you some of the best adventures the region has to offer.
Pheriche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight
Pheriche serves as transit on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour and is also used as a shuttling point for the Helicopter flight. Located at an altitude of 4,240m, Pheriche is one of the most frequented destinations around the Everest Region. The Helicopter flight from Pheriche to the Everest Base Camp offers a respite from the days of ascending journey leading up to the Himalayas. Taking a total of around 10 minutes, the journey offers a pleasant glance at the mesmerizing beauty of the Everest Himalayan Ranges.
Pheriche to Kathmandu Helicopter flight
If you are seeking to escape from the days of the descending trail leading back to Lukla, the Helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu is the way to go. Setting off from Pheriche, the flight offers mesmerizing views of the Everest mountains like Mt. Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8201m), and Lhotse (8516m) to name a few. The way back slightly crosses the hour mark and offers a final glance at the mesmerizing beauty of the Himalayas.
Tengboche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight
Home to the famous Dawa Choling Monastery, Tengboche lies at an altitude of 3,860m and is one of the most charming places in the Everest Region. The hike leading up to the village itself is a pleasant one and avoids strenuous ascents and descents. Taking a total of 15 minutes from Tengboche, the Helicopter flight to the Everest Base Camp takes you along the Khumbu Glacier. Additionally, it also offers up-close views of Ama Dablam (6,856m), Lhotse (8,516m), Changtse (7,543m), and the majestic Mt. Everest (8,884m) itself.
Tengboche to Lukla or Kathmandu Helicopter flight
If you find yourself back at Tengboche having completed your Himalayan adventure, the Helicopter tour back to Kathmandu might be a lovely escape from the descending journey. It is a useful option if you are in a limited time since the flight offers incredible views of the Everest Ranges and vibrant Sherpa hamlets en route.
Dingboche to Kathmandu Helicopter flight
Often known as the summer valley, Dingboche lies at an altitude of 4,410m and is an acclimatization spot on your Himalayan adventure. The flight to Kathmandu from Dingboche takes around an hour and also hosts mesmerizing views of the Himalayas in the Everest range. Covering a total of 149kilometers, the journey is an exciting introduction to the beauty of the Everest region.
Lobuche to Kathmandu Helicopter flight
Located right below Gorakshep, Lobuche offers a lovely respite before setting off on the descending journey leading back to Lukla. If you wish to experience a completely new adventure, the Helicopter flight leading back to Lukla might just be your thing. Taking around an hour, the Helicopter ride back to the capital city covers the entire Khumbu Valley and most of the Sagarmatha National Park.
Gokyo to Kathmandu Helicopter flight
The flight heading back to the capital city from Gokyo eliminates the tiring trekking route heading back to Lukla. The Helicopter tour offers a fresh take on the mesmerizing beauty of the Gokyo Lakes and the Gokyo Valley. Like most of the Helicopter flights heading back to Kathmandu, the way back covers a total distance of 137km. The Helicopter trip is a remarkable journey across the Sagarmatha National Park and numerous other landmarks in the Everest region.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers a fresh take on the Himalayan beauty of the Everest region. Before you journey into the region, make sure you are well informed on:
- Seasonal and Climatic Conditions
- Provisions concerning flight delays
- Travel Insurance and Emergency Evacuation
- Altitude Sickness
- Cost Includes and Excludes
- Also, make sure you inform the company regarding any reservations or concerns you might have during this flight.
Things You Should Carry during Everest base camp Helicopter tour
Apart from your basic clothing, here are a few things you might want to consider that might come in handy during your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:
- An extra layer of warm clothing
- Sunglasses, Sunscreen, and Lip Balm
- Woolen hats, scarves, and gloves
- Hot water, Light snacks, energy bars, and dried fruits
Booking and Payment Policy
Please make sure to carefully read our terms and conditions before booking any trip with us. Once the booking is confirmed from both sides, you will be bound by our policies. We are transparent, and there are no hidden clauses in our policies.
Likewise, we do not incur any hidden charges later on our guests. If you do not understand any of our terms and conditions, feel free to ask us. Our team will guide you through all the necessary information at the time of booking.
Our booking policy involves a 25% advance payment refundable to the total cost of the helicopter tour package. Once you will send the booking amount and soft copy of your passport with a few other details, we will begin the booking process and confirm it. For the rest of the Everest Helicopter tour cost, you can pay us upon your arrival in Kathmandu (before the beginning of the tour). Or if you want to pay all in advance it is also possible.
We accept booking deposits through Credit Card (Master Card or Visa and many more) or wire/bank transfers. Likewise, you can also pay the deposit through our website's secure payment gateway. If you are in Kathmandu, you can use a cheque or cash for the payment. (Paying by card will cost 4% extra Bank service charge)
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i) Your card may be incurred with a certain percentage of the total amount while paying through a credit/debit card. This charge is taken by the respective bank, and we do not have anything to do with it.
ii) If the amount sent by you does not match the required numbers, then we request you to clear it upon your arrival in Kathmandu.
We understand that the guest can cancel the trip because of unseen events. At the same time, the Company can also cancel or postpone the trip because of circumstances like political disturbance, weather instability, riots, natural disaster, etc without prior notice.
- If you cancel the helicopter tour one day before 25 % of the deposit will not be refunded.
- If you cancel the helicopter tour three days before 15%percent of the deposit will not be refunded
- If you cancel the trip one week before 10 % Percent of the deposit will not be refunded
- If the trip gets canceled due to weather conditions 100 % refundable
- The date on which the Company acknowledges the cancellation request defines the further cancellation charge.
- If the guest cancels the tour after the beginning: No refund will be made.
- If the Company cancels the tour, the package cost will be returned, or the trip will get postponed. (depending on customer choice either take money back or postpone the trip)
COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing 2022-2023
There can be changes in the below regulations depending upon the time you arrive in Kathmandu and the situation of the country. At the moment, there is a rise in Covid-19 cases because of the Omicron variant. At the same time, the recovery rate is good too, along with very little hospitalization.
We have mentioned some general rules that tourists have to follow for the Everest base camp Helicopter tour in Nepal. These rules are made to keep you and the team safe while traveling.
- Obtaining a visa on time is the traveler's responsibility. At the moment, Nepal is open for fully vaccinated travelers and issuing on-arrival visas at entry points, including the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). Check on your arrival visa status before departing your country.
- Unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated tourists are not offered visas on arrival at any entry points in Nepal. They have to get a visa from the Nepalese Embassy or Consulate office in their country.
- The participants need to show a negative Covid-19 test result taken no older than 72 hours if they are not fully vaccinated
- The participants have to use a protective face mask and sanitizer during the helicopter tour.
- As we thoroughly sanitize the aircraft and its windows, seatbelts, seats, etc, you do not have to worry about anything. Moreover, all of our crew members are fully vaccinated and regularly test for Covid-19.
Why Book Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour With Us?
First of all, our numerous years of organizing successful trips in the Himalayas and highly experienced team make us a perfect travel partner in Nepal. We offer the Best Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.
We prioritize the safety of our guests and the environment during our all trips. Below are some reasons that speak for our high-quality service.
Highly Experienced Licensed Team
All of our team members are licensed and trained for organizing trips in the Himalayas. Similarly, our pilots know all the geographical limitations and have many years of flying experience in the Himalayas. You will be in a safe and reliable hand during the helicopter tour with us.
Professionally Designed Itinerary
Our hand-picked Helicopter tours around various destinations in the Himalayas make us very unique. We offer a range of flights in some of the most famous regions. Likewise, we also organize private tailor-made helicopter tours.
Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour cost also sets us apart from all the travel companies in Nepal. We offer the best price for Helicopter tours in Nepal. And we do not have any hidden charges whatsoever.
We value your hard-earned money. Your deposit or payment will be safe with us until you complete the trip. We offer different payment gateways, including safe online payment through our site.
24x7 Customer Service
You can get in touch with us anytime for any of your queries or support. One of our team representatives will help you with everything from the beginning to the end of the trip. You can call or text or call us anytime on our provided number.
All of our trips are sustainable and eco-friendly. We make sure to not harm the environment with our presence. Our team also works actively to promote and help the mountain economy. While traveling with us, you will be giving back to the local community indirectly.
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