Everest Helicopter Tour

‘Mt.Everest’,” the roof of the world” standing at the elevation of 8848.86m is the highest peak in the world. Standing tall and anchored above clouds is the one sight to look for at least once in your lifetime. Everest is the topmost destination for every travel and trek enthusiast, trekking might not be favourable for everyone around due to time shortages or problems in the tiring trek, for such Everest Helicopter tour is the best way to experience the beauty of Mt.Everest and its panoramic ranges

Everest Helicopter Tour holds some spectacular views that can't be just forgotten. The scenic ride will pass through some breathtaking mountain ranges such as Shishapangma 8012m, Gaurishankar 7134m, Cho Oyu 8201m, and Makalu 8463m. These admirable mountains will reside inside your brain long enough to last till the last breath of your life, also you will be having a memorable breakfast under the lap of the Himalayas which is astonishing in itself.

Highlights of EBC Heli Tour

Scenic and adventurous ride to Lukla

Your journey will begin with a 40min scenic helicopter flight to the world’s most thrilling airport, Lukla Airport. From Lukla airport, you will fly over the Sagarmatha National Park, home to diverse exotic flora and fauna. You will be witnessing beautiful aerial views of lakes, rivers, Sherpa settlements, and icefalls over the Khumbu region, and the helicopter will take a halt at the most popular vantage point - Everest Base Camp. Everest Base Camp is one of the incredible landmark stopovers for the magnificent Khumbu region which provides amazing panoramic views of the Himalayas.

Remarkable experience in EBC

Everest Base Camp is the world’s highest mountain viewpoint providing outstanding views of the mightiest Mt. Everest. Everest Base Camp resides on the elevation of 5600m with outstanding, panoramic views of Mt.Everest, Mt Lhotse, and Mt Nuptse respectively. You will have a fine time exploring EBC, taking beautiful pictures, and creating memories for life.

Safe and sound trip

LHN provides its best to complete Everest Helicopter Tour and bring you back to Kathmandu safely and comfortably. We will make sure that Everest Base Camp Landing Heli Tour will be the most fascinating and memorable trip of a lifetime. Besides this, Luxury Holidays Nepal offers a fantastic trekking package in Everest Region. 

More Highlights of Everest Heli Tour

  • Spectacular views of the Himalayas of the Everest regions such as Pumori, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Tawache, Lobuche, Lhotse, Mt. Everest, and many more gigantic mountains.
  • Fly over the amazing landscape of the Khumbu region.
  • Birds Eye views of lakes, rivers, glaciers, snow-capped hills, and icefalls. 
  • Aerial views of unique Sherpa settlement.
  • 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. 
  • Helicopters stop at the world’s highest viewpoint, Everest Base Camp. 
  • Aerial views of a beautiful village, green valley, an alpine forest of rhododendron and pine tree. 

Luxury Holidays Nepal is offering some amazing and incredible mountain flight packages and Everest Region trekking. You can choose or go for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Champagne BreakfastEverest for BreakfastEverest Stopover at Kalapattar Helicopter Tour and many more packages to get amazing and incredible views of mountains and Himalayas.

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

Trip Facts

  • Trip CodeLHN163
  • Duration4 Hours
  • Pricefrom US$949 / person
  • GradeEasy
  • DestinationNepal
  • Min Pax01-15 pax
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Outline Itinerary

Day 1 Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp: 4 Hours flight

6:30 AM
➺ Pick up from the hotel in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport
7:00 AM
➺ Check-in at the airport and fly to Lukla: 45 minutes flight
7:45 AM
➺ Landing at Lukla - fueling for 5 minutes
➺ Helicopter tour to Kalapathher via Everest Base Camp: 25 minutes flight
8:15 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
8:30 AM
➺ Fly to Syangboche for breakfast: 15 minutes flight
➺ Enjoy breakfast with Himalayan scenery: 30 minutes
9:15 AM
Fly to Kathmandu via Lukla: 1 hour 10 minutes flight
10:25 AM
➺ Transfer back to your hotel

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    What's Included

    • Airport drops and pick up by a private vehicle.
    • Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar and return.
    • 15 minutes stop at Everest Base Camp for sightseeing.

    What's Excluded

    • Optional - Breakfast USD 35 per person
    • Everest National park fees USD 30 (around) per person- must be in Cash - pay locally in the Mountain
    • Gratuities and Tips (recommended)
    • Personal Expenses
    • Food and drinks, unless specified

    Trip Map

    Everest Helicopter Tour Trip Map

    Cost included

    • Airport drops and pick up by a private vehicle.
    • Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar and return.
    • 15 minutes stop at Everest Base Camp for sightseeing.

    Cost Exclude

    • Optional - Breakfast USD 35 per person
    • Everest National park fees USD 30 (around) per person- must be in Cash - pay locally in the Mountain
    • Gratuities and Tips (recommended)
    • Personal Expenses
    • Food and drinks, unless specified

    1. What Is The Payment Method If We Book Directly Through Your Company?
    Once the reservation and travelling 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 https://www.luxuryholidaynepal.com/heli-tour-in-nepal.html

    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 a 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 travelling 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 Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour. In those months we announce a everyday fixed departure on our website. If you are 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  Person On Board?
    Even though we fly 5 Pax from Kathmandu, we will do reshuffles and 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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