Trip Facts

  • Duration:4 Hours
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Max Altitude:landing at 3880 Meter Hotel Everest View
  • Min group size1 Person
  • Best TimeJanuary to Jun and August to December
  • Holiday typeHelicopter tour

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 fly over Kala Patthar, Everest Base Camp, and Khumbu Glacier a popular viewpoint. In the blink of an eye, you will be flying high in the sky, enjoying surreal aerial views of verdant hills and the Himalayan mountains. The Kathmandu to Kala Patthar helicopter tour takes around one hour.

 Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing at Hotel Everest View 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. 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 Heli 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 surroundings with their mighty presence. Views of tiny Sherpa villages, monasteries, and fluttering prayer flags enhance the surroundings. 

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing

To know more about the Everest Helicopter Tour, read our 'useful information section.

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 Mount Everest Helicopter tour at regular intervals. You can also customize the trip as per your requirements. 

  • A group of 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 

 Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

How safe is the Everest base camp helicopter tour?

Everest base camp is a high-altitude journey to 5,643 meters with a landing at Hotel Everest view. Our shuttles are powerful enough 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 disabled or possesses some kind of illness that does not allow them to trek to Everest base camp.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight Route

  1. The helicopter tour to Everest base camp starts from Kathmandu Airport via Bhaktapur and Nagarkot village 
  2. Stop at Lukla for refueling and a Helicopter flight to Everest base camp 
  3. Fly over to Kalapatthar Everest base camp and Khumbu icefall and then the Helicopter flies back to Everest View Hotel for breakfast
  4. 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 toward 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 an 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 149 kilometers, 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.

Mount 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.

For Booking

Our booking policy involves a 30% advance payment refundable to the total cost of the helicopter tour package. Once you 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 Cards (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 a 4% extra Bank service charge)

Enjoy striking aerial views of the Himalayas during our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with a landing at Kala Patthar. Get the best Everest Helicopter tour cost with us. Feel free to contact us at +9779851154520 (Dipak Sapkota) Facebook-WhatsApp -Viber-Telegram-Wechat 24x7.


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 clear it upon your arrival in Kathmandu.

For Cancelation

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 disasters, etc without prior notice.

  • 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)

 Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing

Why Book Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour With Us?

First of all, our numerous years of organizing successful trips in the Himalayas and our 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 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.

Best Price

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.

Secure Payment

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.

Eco-Friendly Trips

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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Trip Highlights

  • The package includes airport pick up and drop in a private vehicle
  • Jaw-dropping aerial views of the Himalayan mountains
  • Witness stunning landscapes, green hills, Sherpa villages, and lush forests 
  • Enjoy panoramic views of numerous snow-clustered mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Thamserku, etc
  • Enjoy breakfast cooked by the mountain people, relishing the tranquil surrounding


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5:30 to 6:30 AM: -Pick Up from Hotel and Drop to Tribhuvan International Airport for scheduled Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp.

You will be greeted by our office representatives at the hotel who will then take you towards Tribhuvan International Airport for your scheduled flight.

6:30 to 7:30 AM: Preparation and processing to take your scheduled Helicopter flight to EBC

Arriving at the airport, we begin our preparations for the Heli tour. We make our way towards the departure point after making sure all the documents are in order.

7:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Helicopter Flight, Himalayas Exploration and Everest Base Camp Explore, Breakfast, and others as specified

We begin our Himalayan journey from around 7.30 A.M. heading towards the Mahalangur Himalayan range. Taking to the skies, we fly over vibrant Sherpa villages and  Everest Base Camp. At an altitude of 5,364m, Everest Base Camp will be our first stop on this Himalayan venture. In the company of the majestic Himalayas, we will have breakfast before further exploring the Himalayas.

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Fly back from Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu

After relishing a surreal moment at the Everest Base Camp, we begin our way back to the capital city. Taking to the skies, we bid goodbye to the majestic Himalayan Ranges marveling at their beauty for one last time.

1:00 PM-2:00 PM: Drive Back to your hotel/ Thamel. Good Bye and Departure

Touching down at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be escorted back to your hotel by our representatives. We hope you had a lovely time with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

  • Accommodation Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Time6 Hours
  • AltitudeLanding at 3880 M

Trip Map

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour map

What's included


  • Private transportation to the Airport and Back to the Hotel from the Airport 
  • Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp on private and (sharing basic Max 5 person) and Back to Kathmandu 
  • Helicopter flyover to Kalapatthar, Everest Base Camp, Khumbu Icefall, and Khumbu Glacier and then fly back to  Everest View Hotel for 1 Hour to 3 Hours  Hour for Breakfast
  • Oxygen cylinder and all the emergency Necessary things 
  • Company service charges



  • Food and Drinks during the trip 
  • Personal expense
  • Landing at Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar
  • Personal gear and down jacket 
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee (3000 Nepali Rupee) and 2000 NPR VDC fee
  • Tips and Donations 
  • Airport Tax (500 Rupee)
  • Breakfast at Everest View Hotel 
  • Paying by card will cost 4% Bank service Charges Extra


Yes, you can take a helicopter to Mount Everest Base Camp. You can choose to go on Everest Heli Tour by landing at the base camp.

You can book a helicopter in Nepal by contacting a trekking agency or airline. You can contact us anytime to book budget-friendly helicopter rides in Nepal.

The temperature ranges between 15 degrees celsius to -5 degrees celsius in spring and autumn. In winter, the temperature falls below -17 degrees celsius and is considered the coldest time of the year.

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour cost can differ from one place to another. We offer comprehensive Everest Helicopter Tour cost and top-notch service. Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour package ranges from USD 830 and fluctuates as per customization and group size.

Yes, you can take a helicopter ride to Mount Everest. Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers an adventurous flight to the base of this almighty mountain.

From Kathmandu, at 1,100 meters, you will fly to Lukla (2,860 m). From here, you will fly all the way up to the Kala Patthar at 5,643 meters and return to Everest View Hotel or Syangboche Airstrip at 3,880 meters for a quick breakfast. This is the last stop, and you fly back to Kathmandu.

Yes, you will get a refund in case the Heli tour gets canceled because of bad weather or climate. If you do not join the trip or cancel because of your own issue then there will be a 30% cancellation charge applied to the total cost of the trip got canceled due to your own customer reason.

To book a private or a family Heli trip, contact us anytime at +977 9851154520 (Dipak Sapkota) 24 Hours WhatsApp / Viber / Telegram or via email at [email protected] or [email protected]

Our representative will talk to you and assist you during the booking process. You can choose dates flexible to your needs.

Yes, you can join a group for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with us. We have several fixed departure dates. In the peak season, you will get many options too.

Yes, as a single traveler, you can join our trip to Everest base camp. We often have a few empty spaces in our group heli tours that you can join. Likewise, you can also fly privately if you wish.

Yes, we always have an oxygen cylinder and first aid kit with us onboard while EBC Heli tours for emergency use.

No, it is not possible to land in Kala Patthar for 30 minutes (Not even a single landing at Kalapatthar) also it is not safe. Because of the drastic change in the elevation from Kathmandu to Kala Patthar, you may suffer from altitude sickness.

Everest Base Camp is a part of the Khumbu Glacier, an unstable terrain. Likewise, there is no space for landing a helicopter. In terms of views, Kala Patthar offers sensational views of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, and many others. However, from the base camp of Everest, you will not get to see many high peaks.

No, we do not have any hidden charge during the Everest Base Camp helicopter flight with landing. All of our prices and policies are transparent. There can be an additional charge if the trip cannot go as planned and we have to offer you extra service. You will be informed priorly in a situation like this.

There is no age limit for the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour in Nepal. Anyone can join the Heli tour to Mount Everest base camp. If there is any emergency or guests feel uneasy, we will revoke the tour and fly you back to Kathmandu immediately.

Useful Information

Group joining Everest Base Camp helicopter tour cost details

If you have a group and want to reach Everest Base Camp via Helicopter, then contact us anytime. We offer reasonable Everest Helicopter flight Costs and a guided trip for maximum satisfaction. 

The cost of the trip will depend upon your group size. On average, if there are 2 people in the group, then the cost will be around USD 1200 per person. With the increase in the number of people in the group, the price mentioned above will get lower.

Every shuttle has a weight limit. So, in the case of weight management, we may have to use the extra shuttle, and it involves an additional charge shared by the group members.

Private Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with cost details

Our private Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour in Nepal allows you to fly solo to the base camp of Mt. Everest. The price mentioned above is only applicable to the group voyage. If you are alone, then a private trip to Everest base camp with a Helicopter tour costs range from USD 5000 to USD 6500 per trip. 

You can fly solo or join one of our departing dates. Everest Helicopter flight landing tour in a group will cost you less, however, you have to travel with other travelers from all around the world.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost

At Adventure White Mountain, we customize every package as per the needs of our guests. Our Everest Helicopter Tour cost is budget-friendly. The cost of the Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp starts from USD 1200 and depends upon the customization. For more information regarding the Everest Helicopter Tour cost, get in touch with us anytime.

Packing list for Everest Helicopter Tour

We will be flying to the Everest Base Camp early in the morning. We make sure the weather is stable before taking off. If the weather takes a turn during the trip, we also make sure we are prepared to face any adverse climatic conditions. 

Below are some usual things that travelers need during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Before the beginning of the journey, our representative will assist you with an in-detail packing list as per your health condition.

  • Windproof down jacket
  • Base layer proper clothing
  • Comfortable shoes and warm socks
  • Sun hat
  • UV protection goggles
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Toiletries (tissue paper, sunscreen, lip balm, etc)
  • Camera
  • Your passport and other essential documents

Note: If the group is overweight, every extra shuttle will be charged USD 1500 per shuttle (the cost is shared among the group members)

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Landing Tour with Cost (Group Joining and Private)

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour cost is subject to change as per the group size and departure provision.

Number of People: Group joining cost/ Private flight cost

1 Person 1300USD Per person group joining cost 5000 USD Private flight cost
2 Person 1300 USD Per person group joining cost 5100 USD Private flight cost
3 Person 1300 USD Per person group joining cost 5200 USD Private flight cost
4 Person 1250 USD Per person group joining cost 5500 USD Private flight cost
5 Person 1200  USD Per person group joining cost 5800 USD Private flight cost

Note: The price we Mentioned above is valid till December 2024, it could be changed for next year 

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour (Weight Limit)

The helicopters we use during the Everest Heli Tour have a maximum capacity of 500kgs. The Helicopter can accommodate up to five people, not including the pilot. For a headcount of 3 or below, the helicopter will take off directly from Lukla to the EBC. 

With the increase in altitude above 4,000 meters, the maximum weight of the helicopter changes to 250 kg on average. We will land at the Pheriche at first to adjust the weight of the helicopter for a headcount exceeding 3. At Pheriche, we will manage the weight for a single shuttle flight and head to the EBC. 

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing is operated around the year. But for the best views and weather stability, we recommend spring (March to April) and autumn (October to November). Flight in these months offers heartwarming views of the lush green valleys, diverse floral shades, green meadows, and white snow-capped mountains.

Conditions: Numbers/Kilograms      

  • Maximum number of people: Maximum 5 people in 1 helicopter
  • Weight Limit for 5 people: Maximum 500 kilograms
  • Weight Limit for 3 people: Maximum 250 kilograms
  • Average recommended weight: 80 kilograms (per person)

Best season for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

June to mid-September generally has gloomy, unstable weather and unclear views. The flights get delayed and even canceled most of the time. Winter i.e. December through February offers excellent views of the mountains. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour in winter is possible if you can bear the cold.

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