Everest for Breakfast

If you want to explore the Everest Region and get closer to the world’s highest peak Mount Everest (8,848.86m), then Everest for Breakfast tour is one of the perfect available options for those who don’t have enough time for a long and difficult trek in the Everest Region. This is a dream come true package, who is willing to explore and encounter the world-class view with the tasty breakfast in the lap of the giant snow-capped mountains. 

Your journey will begin with a 40min thrilling and scenic flight to the world’s most dangerous airport; Lukla Airport. From Lukla airport, you will fly in a helicopter over the Sagarmatha National Park, home to diverse exotic flora and fauna. After exploring the beautiful aerial views of lakes, rivers, Sherpa settlements, Khumbu icefalls, Everest base camp, Kala Patthar, Khumbu Glacier, and majestic landscape, you will be back to Kongde (4,250m) for a warm breakfast with a world-class view. Here, you will be served a hot and delicious breakfast with a great hour and hospitality from the Sherpa of the Khumbu region. While having breakfast, you will be amazed by the majestic views of giant snow-capped mountains just before your breakfast table.

Spend your short period of time at the highest altitude, witnessing the stunning snow-capped mountains, sherpa culture, and delicious breakfast. After 2hr of breakfast, the helicopter will drop you in the beautiful Lukla village and from there the flight will take you to Kathmandu. Luxury Holidays Nepal provides its best to bring back to Kathmandu safely and comfortably and we will make sure that Everest for Breakfast tour will be the most fascinating and memorable trip for the lifetime. Besides this, Luxury Holidays Nepal offers a fantastic trekking package in Everest Region

Trip Highlights 

Adventure, Thrilling, and Scenic Flight 

Everest for breakfast tour is the best option to explore the most adventurous trip in the lap of the Himalayas. This tour will offer a 30min thrilling and dramatic flight to the world’s most dangerous airport - Luka Airport. This tour also provides the picturesque and scenic helicopter flight to the base of the world’s highest mountains, Kala Patthar, and fly over the magical active mountain glaciers. 

Watching World’s Highest Mountains 

Experiencing the world’s highest mountain (Mt. Everest8,848.86m) from so close with your naked eyes in your lifetime is the most beautiful memory for you. Alongside, you can explore the breathtaking view of snow-capped mountains such as Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, and many more. 

Breakfast with world-class scenery 

You’ll be stopping for a delicious breakfast in Kongde, which lies at the base of the Kongde Ri (a mountain range) and enjoying the panoramic views of mountains, sherpa village, astonishing landscapes, and magical terrain. 

More highlights

  • Experience one of the best aerial tours in the world. 
  • Flying over the most famous and renowned national park listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site- Sagarmatha National Park. 
  • Experience the Sherpa community and their culture and practices in Kongde while having breakfast.
  • Stunning views of icefalls, glaciers, and landscapes. 
  • An aerial view of beautiful villages, valleys, green alpine forests of rhododendron and pine tree.

Should you have further questions, feel free to contact us.

Trip Facts

  • Trip CodeLHN144
  • Duration1 Days
  • Pricefrom US$1350 / person
  • GradeEasy
  • DestinationNepal
  • Min Pax1-15 pax
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Outline Itinerary

Day 1 Fly to Lukla by plane and helicopter tour of Everest

5:30 AM
➺ Pick up from the hotel in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport
6:00 AM
➺ Check-in at the airport and fly to Lukla by plane: 35 minutes flight
6:35 AM
➺ Landing at Lukla - 10 Minutes
➺ Helicopter tour to Kalapathher via Everest Base Camp: 20 minutes flight
7:05 AM
➺Landing at the Kalapathher for 15 minutes. Free time to enjoy the Himalayan scenery with the views of Mount Everest and several other mountains
7:20 AM
➺ Fly to Everest View Hotel for breakfast: 15 minutes flight
➺ Enjoy breakfast with Himalayan scenery: 1.5 hour
8:35 AM
Fly to Lukla: 15 Minutes
Fly back to Kathmandu by plane: 35 minutes flight
9:30 AM
➺ Transfer back to your hotel

  • Meals: Breakfast Included
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What's Included

  • Airport drops and picks up by a private vehicle.
  • A government licensed English speaking Guide (depending on the group size, sometimes even the pilot assists as a guide)
  • Champagne Breakfast in Everest View Hotel
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight fare
  • Helicopter flight (Lukla-Everest View Hotel-Lukla)
  • Permits for the tour, All government taxes and official expenses

What's Excluded

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Trip Map

Everest for Breakfast Trip Map

Cost included

  • Airport drops and picks up by a private vehicle.
  • A government licensed English speaking Guide (depending on the group size, sometimes even the pilot assists as a guide)
  • Champagne Breakfast in Everest View Hotel
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight fare
  • Helicopter flight (Lukla-Everest View Hotel-Lukla)
  • Permits for the tour, All government taxes and official expenses

Cost Exclude

  • Personal Expenses
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

1. What Is The Payment Method If We Book Directly Through Your Company?
Once the reservation and traveling dates are confirmed you need to make advance payment which can be paid online by using your card. For the booking of the Helicopter tour, you can follow the link (Online Payment)

2. Are There Weight Limits On The Flights?
The helicopter can accommodate a maximum of 5 pax excluding pilots. On a group sharing basis helicopter will depart the minimum requirement of 3 Pax. On a charter, basis the helicopter can accommodate up to 5 Pax. Children above 3 years old can be eligible for a helicopter tour.

3. Is There An Age Limit While Travelling In A Helicopter?
There is no age barrier to experiencing this trip. But in the case of a child, children above 3 years old can be eligible for a helicopter tour. All age groups can experience a helicopter tour.

4. Do You Charge For Kids Coming To Fly With You As Passengers?
Yes, kids are also required to make payments to experience this tour.

5. Are Helicopter Flights Affected By Weather Conditions?
Mountain weather is often unpredictable. It highly depends upon morning temperature and wind on the very same day. We would suggest you make your traveling dates flexible between 3 to 4 days in order to avoid bad weather. If the flight is affected due to weather you can try the next day.

6. How High Could You Possibly Fly And With How Many Passengers?
Most of the helicopters in our fleet will fly above 16000 ft to 23000 ft with a maximum capacity of 5 Passengers.

7. When Is Your Peak Seasons?
March / April / May / September/ October /November / are the peak season for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. In those months we announce every day fixed departure on our website. If you willing to travel for the next season please kindly contact us for pre-fixed departure dates,

8. How Can The Middle Ones Enjoy The View When There Is 5 / 6 Person On Board?
Even though we fly 5/6 Pax from Kathmandu, we will do two shuttles with each 3 Pax from Pheriche (Place in Everest Region). If you are more than 3 there will be two flights from Pheriche to EBC each carrying not more than 3/3 persons. This allows you to enjoy the Great views from your Seats.

9. Can We Bring A Camera? Best Camera Lens?
Cameras are permitted on board and recommended. We have found through guest comments that a 35mm with ASA 400 or higher with a wide-angle lens works well.

10. What Should I Wear? Why Do You Recommend Dark Clothes? Will I Be Comfortable?
Clothing should be comfortable and casual. Dark shirts or tops are recommended for photo taking. Bright-colored clothing may put a reflective glare on the helicopter Plexiglas windows which may refract in your photos. Dark clothing helps to eliminate the reflection.

11. Do People Get Sick? Should I Take Dramamine?
Although most of our guests enjoy our flights with no discomfort at all, some guests are prone to motion sickness. If this applies to you, we would recommend taking Dramamine or a similar product. As with all medicines, consult with your doctor before use. All of our flights are sightseeing tours and our pilots take pride in providing the smoothest, safest, and most enjoyable tours available. Helicopters have “Sickness Bags” on board if needed.

12. Am I Guaranteed To See Everything In Your Tour Description?
Tour description is based on what sites have been most requested in the area to be toured. Every attempt will be made by our pilots to cover each site described or requested by you, weather permitting. Pilots will adjust their flight paths for wind and weather. We have many alternate sites to recommend. You will have the very best helicopter tour of Nepal. Again, your safety and comfort are our primary concerns.

100% Guaranteed Departures: Are You A Solo Traveler Or Looking To Join A Group Of Travellers? Join A Group To Below-Mentioned Dates. Booking Is Open For The Following Guaranteed Departure Dates, Find A Suitable Date For Your Trip, And You May Contact Us at [email protected] If The Given Dates Are Not Favorable For You.

Note: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is however very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect.

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