Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter TourEverest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
  • 4 Hours Days
  • US$ 950 Starting From
  • fly high and land at 5445 Meter Maximum Altitude
  • 1 Person Minimum Group Size
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Meals:Bed and Breakfast
  • Transportation:Helicopter Chopper Flight
  • Max. Altitude:fly high and land at 5445 Meter
  • Min. Group Size:1 Person
  • Trip Duration :4 hours
  • Price :1050 USD per person on sharing basic
  • Max. Group Size :5 Person
  • Ethnic People:Sherpa
  • Religions :Tibetan Buddhist

The Mount Everest (8848m) and it's base camp have been synonymous to glory and pride for travelers around the world. While trekking is the common approach to conquer the base camp, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers a different perspective to achieve the feat. This day tour to Everest Base Camp features a helicopter flight to the base camp over the esteemed mountains in the Everest range including the Mount Everest (8848m) itself. 

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter landing tour begins from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You will be in the company of sublime sceneries in just a few minutes after the take-off. The tour makes the first stop at Lukla (2840m). Here, we refuel the helicopter and the tour resumes with the gorgeous views of the Himalayas. The tour finally settles at the Everest Base Camp after floating over the Khumbu glacier for a short while. The Everest Base camp at 5,364 meters offers glorious views of the Himalayan ranges including peaks like Pumo Ri (7165m), Cholatse (6635m), and Nuptse (7861m). At the base camp, we hike around for about 2 hours and relish the panorama of the Himalayas. Then, the tour returns to Kathmandu. The weather at the base camp is mostly cold and frigid throughout the year. However, summer and spring seasons have a moderate temperature during the day. As the base camp is at an altitude of 5,364 meters, participants have to be careful to avoid falling prey to Acute Mountain Sickness. To do so, you will have to apply minimal physical exertions to your body. Do inform the trip leader immediately if you feel uneasy. Finally, there are chances of flight delays and cancelations to the Lukla airport and Everest Base Camp. In such situations, we will make necessary arrangements to continue the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

At Adventure White Mountain, we make it our duty to ensure comfortable and safe trips to our clients. On the day tour to Everest Base camp, we take utmost precautions to take you to the Everest Base Camp. Join us for an experience that will last for the rest of your lives.

Weather and Climate during  Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp

To travel to Everest Base camp in Helicopter almost all season are best but it depends upon the weather and climate. During the Monsoon season from July to September the environment will be wet but greenery will arise due to moisture. The ideal period of time to visit EBC is from March to May. During these months, scenic beauty, the forest of rhododendron and pines trees are amazing to observe. Similarly, the temperature during the daytime arises from 15-20 degree Celsius. Similarly, September to December is the other best months to visit EBC. Weather will be clear with blue sky, which lets us experience stunning views of glittering snowcapped mountain peaks.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Route

Exciting Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp starts from Kathmandu and flies via Bhaktapur-Nagarkot-Lukla-Namche bazaar-Everest view Hotel-Tengboche-Pheriche-Gorakshep-land at base camp/ Kala Patthar the stops at Everest view hotel for breakfast. Return back to Kathmandu: Everest Base camp/Kala Patthar-Lobuche-Tengboche-Everest View Hotel-Namche-Lukla- Kathmandu.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What is the maximum elevation of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

This tour begins with the elevation from 2000 m and gains up to 5500 m or above.

2. Does it land at Everest Base Camp?

Definitely, it does land at Everest base camp. Though if the weather is suitable then only otherwise it is hard to land during harsh climatic condition. But we will put our best effort to land at Everest Basecamp and fulfill your dream.

3. How much longer can we stay at Base Camp?

It depends upon weather and crowd in Basecamp. If the weather is favorable then we can stay a bit time out there to click pictures and enjoy the views of the surrounding peaks.

4. Are the Pilots and guides are well experienced?

Don’t worry about it. Most of the travelers have doubt in their mind about the experience of Pilots. But we have well trained and professional pilots who have been flying chopper since the long period of time. They are Knowledgeable knows how to deal with even in harsh weather conditions. Similarly, an expert and well English speaking guide will be with you during the whole course of the flight.

5. Is there a facility of Oxygen in a Helicopter?

We are always concern about your health. So you shouldn’t fear the oxygen, as flight gain altitude there is the system of automatic oxygen on our chopper which makes you easy to breathe.

6. How are the facilities of meals in tea houses and lodges in the Everest region?

There will be quality service in the lodge, so don’t doubt it. The lodges and cooks are hygienic who provides us with delicious foods and clean drinking water services. You also can carry some packed lunch and enjoy it observing outstanding views.

7. What happens in the case of bad weather?

If the bad weather will be your obstacle then your flight will be postponed for the following days. If you want to refund your money then happily we will return your money.

8. Is there the provision of rescue evacuation by co-coordinating with our insurance Company?

Of course, we will communicate with your insurance company and arrange the service of air ambulance service from the base camp region.

9. Is there any possibility to take international flight after 1 pm after completion of this tour?

Sure, you can take international flight after 1 pm because, by noon, we will return back to Kathmandu from Base Camp.

10. I am a solo traveler, can I join a group for Mt. Everest Helicopter Tour?

Yes, this tour is done by merging a group of a maximum of 6 people. If you want to join the group then you may email or contact us. Joining the group will help to share the cost of this tour.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight tour clothing and Equipment

  1. Sunscreen cream or 20+ or Higher protection one 
  2. Down Jacket(Waterproof) and warm trousers
  3. Sunglasses and Goggles:100%UV RAYS
  4. Warm Hat for head and lip care (Lip Slave)
  5. Water bottle: carry at least one liter and toilet paper 
  6. Camera with memory card and batteries

Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with Landing Helicopter Model

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

  1. Made By: Air Bus, France Model: AS250H125
  2. Engine Type: Arriel 2D
  3. Passenger Capacity: 6+1 
  4. Maximum operating elevation 23000 FT (7000 M )
  5. Take off Weight: 2250 Kg 

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

  1. Made By: Air Bus, France
  2. Model : AS350B3EPassenger Capacity : 5+1
  3. Engine Type: Ariel 2D
  4. Maximum Takeoff Weight: 2250Kg
  5. Operating Elevation up to 23000 FT( 7000M) 

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

  1. Manufacturer: Air Bus, France 
  2. Model: AS350 FX II
  3. Passenger Capacity: 6+1 
  4. Take off Weight: 2250 Kg 
  5. Operating Altitude: 19000 FT( Around 6000 M)

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

  1. Name: BELL-jet Ranger 206B III-9N-ALL (Eurocopter)
  2. Seat capacity: 4+1
  3. Maximum Altitude: 23000 FT ( 7000M)
  4. Weight Takeoff Power: 675 Kg
  5. Engine Type: 206B-3

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Everest Base camp.
  • Dazzling views of panoramic peaks, ice falls, glacial valleys, villages and natural beauty.
  • Eye-catching views of the Alpine vegetation of rhododendron and pine trees.
  • Sparkling views of mountain ranges from best viewpoint Kala Patthar.
  • Gorgeous sceneries of the hilly landscapes of central Nepal
  • Witness a panorama of mountains on the flight to Lukla 
  • Observe peaks like Ama Dablam (6856m), Nuptse (7861m), Pumo Ri (7165m), and the Mt. Everest (8848m) on the flight to Everest Base Camp
  • Explore around the Everest Base Camp & Kalapathar 
  • Relish the sights of the Khumbu Glacier


1Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary

6:30 AM: Chopper Flight from TIA to Lukla Airport [45 Mins]
The Everest base camp Helicopter landing tour begins from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Flying over the Kathmandu Valley, the lush hills and beautiful landscapes greet us. After flying for around 45 minutes, we land at Lukla Airport.

7:15 AM: Break for 30 Mins [Fueling purpose]
At Lukla, we take a short break in order to refuel the helicopter for the next flight to the Everest Base Camp. In the meantime, you can relish the sights of the Himalayas surrounding Lukla. The views of the Himalayas like Thamserku (6608m) and Kangtega (6685m).

7:45 AM: Again Chopper Flight from Lukla to EBC [25 Mins]
Continuing the tour, we get on the helicopter once again and head for the Everest Base Camp. Leaving the hills around Lukla, the flight leads us through the hills and mountains. We also fly over the Khumbu Glacier before reaching the Everest Base Camp. On the way, we can enjoy the sights of the Mt. Everest (8848m) as well.

8:10 AM: Explore the Everest Base Camp and Hiking around EBC for 2 Hrs
As we land at the base camp, the chilly breezes welcome us. The views of the Himalayas from the base camp are mesmerizing, to say the least. We hike around the base camp for around 2 hours and witness numerous mountains. The Khumbu Glacier is also a great sight to witness.

10 AM: Chopper flight from EBC to Kathmandu via Lukla
Bidding farewell to the Mt. Everest (8848m) and the Himalayas in Everest region, we return to Kathmandu. The flight is similar in nature as the ones before as we awe at the sights of the mind-blowing sceneries. With a bagful of overwhelming emotions and pride, we head to the hotel in Kathmandu


  • Airport transfer (pick up/ drop)
  • Helicopter Charter
  • Domestic airport departure tax
  • Company service charges


  • Personal expense
  • International airfare
  • Personal gear and down jacket
  • Tips for Guide
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Government Tax 13% Extra 

Trip Map

Client Reviews

    Rated 5/5 based on 2 reviews
  • Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp

    Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp


    We booked our online Helicopter trip to the Everest Base camp. The trip is totally arranged by Adventure White Mountain. After the booking of the trip, we were communicating about the tour very often. Mr. Dipak from the company answer very quickly.
    The trip was started on the very early in the morning. The picked up from the Hotel and drop us to the airport. The view was just supper. Landing Kalapatthar for the few minutes. We had a great time especially on the Everest view hotel, while with the view of Mt. Everest and Breakfast in front. Flying back to the Kathmandu was also a great experience as well as landing at Lukla and view the flight landing and taking off. which is the small airport to start the Everest Base camp trek. Great trip. Highly recommend to everyone 

  • Amazing Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    Amazing Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour


    I have booked the Everest Base Camp trip by Helicopter, Which lands at the Kala Patthar nearby the Base Camp of Mt. Everest. What amazing view of Mt. Everest and many other High snow-capped mountains, the best flight of my Life with the Helicopter passes through among the Himalayas. From the beginning to the end the view was stunning all the time. Landing at Lukla airport, Landing at Everest view hotel, Landing at Kala Patthar, The great value of Money. Once in a lifetime, you will not regret surely with this trip. Thank you so much Adventure White Mountain and Dipak for your help. Highly recommended to everyone

Trip Note

Group Joining Helicopter Tour 950$ per person if the interested traveler has own group of 5 people.

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