Everest Base camp Helicopter Tour is one of the best available options for those visitor who wanting to see world highest peak (Mt Everest) and they are not physically fitness and timely unable to go Everest Base camp trekking.
The Everest Helicopter Tour offers mind-blowing grand vista of world highest mountains from world highest Mt. Everest- 4th highest Mt. Lhotse, 5th highest Makalu to 6th highest Cho-Oyu in the comfort of Helicopter with spacious relaxing seats.
Everest base camp (EBC) helicopter Tour is once in a life time experience flying high above rivers and valleys and over green rolling hills dotted with many farm villages and terraces.
The sceneries of stunning mountains never cease on this Helicopter or chopper flights from the start to the end with glamorous views that surrounds you on this Mt. Everest Helicopter Tour.
Everest Base Camp ( EBC) Helicopter Route
Phase 1: The Everest Base camp Helicopter tour Starting early, as morning the best time with clear sky for the views of mountains in a moderate size Helicopter of comfortable 3-4 seats perfect for this scenic tour on air, from the take off begins our tour with panorama of peaks overlooking from Manaslu-Ganesh-Langtang-Jugal Himal towards Cho-Oyu and Mt. Everest includes views of Mt. Makalu.
Phase 2: After an hour ride landing at Lukla for refreshment and continue flight towards Namache Bazzar, And stop for Everest View Hotel, Our Flight Landing to Everest Base camp for a while then then flying to Everest base camp at 5,357 m / 15,500 and Kalapther ( 5545m) . The best Himalayas View point, Enjoy the marvel the close views of tumbling Khumbu Ice Falls and glacier and heading back with short stop at Thyangboche Monastery a wonderful spot surrounded with high peaks and lovely forest.
Phase 3: Our Helicopter tour continues above famous Namche Bazaar and Lukla town stop for few minutes. then landing back at Kathmandu airport for the drive back to your hotel, after an amazing and marvelous time around Everest Base Camp on Helicopter Tour.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
- A magnificent eagle-eye view of the Himalayan Range
- View of the mountains and the villages from an altitude of above 5000 meters
- Tour of Everest and other great mountains in just a day
- Panoramic 360 view of the Himalayas
- An up-close experience of the snow-capped mountains
- No extensive walks
Why Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
The helicopter tour of Everest Base Camp is much more superior to the trek as it provides you with ease of access along with the opportunity for everyone to witness the glorious mountains themselves. The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is mainly designed for people with a limited amount of time for travel or not physically capable of taking the Everest Base Camp Trek.
The following are some reasons why you should choose the helicopter tour of Everest Base Camp.
Ease of access
The helicopter tour of the Everest Base Camp provides you with easy access to the Base Camp experience within only 4-5 hours. With the helicopter tour, you don’t have to worry about the rocky trails with twists and turns that you will have to endure before finally reaching your destination. The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is considered as an ultimate solution for your need for convenience and ease of access to the Base Camp.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is mainly popular for the time benefit it provides. Instead of spending days on end on the harsh terrain trails of the Everest Base Camp trek, you can reach the destination in a day. Reaching the viewpoint at Kalapatthar and relishing in the scenes of the great Himalayas within 4-5 hours is a great deal. This will help you save a lot of time and provide you with opportunities to find and venture into new adventures around you.
The helicopter tour is also known for its 360-degree panoramic views of the Himalayas from multiple angles. Unlike the trek where you get to see the mountains from beneath as a tiny being, you can relish in the beauty of the mountains from above. Being above the great mountains, the views you will see are unmatched to any other.
Compared to the other routes or the trails you take to Everest Base Camp, the helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp is secure. You are provided with a guide pilot and the trip is only 4-5 hours long, you will be safer during this trip. you won’t have to worry about carrying a porter or equipment. There are no chances of you getting lost. The professional next to you will be at your service to guarantee your safety throughout the tour.
Fit for all
The major benefit of the helicopter tour is that it provides the opportunity for everyone to get up close to the highest mountain in the world. This is mainly designed towards the people who are physically unable to get to the base camp through trekking or those who do not have the time for the days-long trek.
Best Season to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is suitable all the time of the year. The helicopter tour is suitable for every season. Every season has its own charm.
The best season among all is considered the Autumn and Spring season. The months from September to November and the months from March to May provide you with clear skies. Thus, the view from the helicopter and the hotel will be very clear and vibrant at that.
In the summer, you will have a warm climate. You need not have to worry about the freezing cold winds in the summer. Also with the ice melting, you will be able to see the beautiful glaciers on your way.
The winter season may be cold but the mountains will be in their full-blown beauty covered in snow. The coniferous vegetation around the mountains will be covered in snow revealing tiny green parts. These views are magnificent in the winter.
So with every season having its own charm, you can decide which season suits you the best for you.
Everest Base camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary
5 am: In the Morning: Drive to Domestic Airport .
6:20 am: Fly toward to Everest Himalaya rang.
7:am : Take off Helicopter and landing to Lukla. (7: am) Stop for a while and Pilot store the fuel Morning
07:45 am: fly over Goyo lake , Mt Everest base camp and Kalapather. , turn back and land to Khumjung Everest View Hotel. have a breakfast. and Continue fly back to Kathmandu.
Our Other Helicopter Services in Mount Everest Region
1, Gorakhshep to Lukla Helicopter Flight
The helicopter trip to from Gorak Shep to Lukla is also available in our trip options. This incredible aerial trip reduces the travel time significantly for travelers . In This trip the Travelers hiking to Everest base camp and taking helicopter flight back to Lukla then fly back Kathmandu with regular flight.
2, EBC / Gorakhshep to Kathmandu By Helicopter
we will provide the service pick up from Gorakhshep ( Everest Base camp ) to Kathmandu. the helicopter pick you from EBC to Lukla and After a stop at Lukla for refueling, and directly fly back Kathmandu. this helicopter trip is ideal for trekkers who don;t want trek back same way to lukla after explore the Mt everest base camp.
3, Kathmandu to Lukla By Helicopter
The helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is a short trip that takes you to the gateway of the Everest region. This flight on a helicopter is perfect for those travelers who don’t want to get in delays and cancellations, These helicopters can fly in low visibility conditions compared to airplane flights. Therefore, there are fewer weather-related delays in comparison.
Travelers can observe the snow-clad mountains of the Everest region during this ride. There are other natural diversities, including green hills, waterfalls, rivers, lakes, mountain passes, etc. It takes around 35-40 minutes to arrive at the destination of Lukla from Kathmandu. Moreover, you can also travel from Lukla to Kathmandu in a helicopter.
4, Gokyo lake to Kathmandu By Helicopter
The helicopter flight from Gokyo Lake to Lukla takes you through incredible landscapes. The beautiful region is known for its astonishing turquoise Gokyo lakes. This trip is ideal for those who want to trek through the off-the-beaten landscapes and return on a helicopter.
After trekking through challenging landscapes, you will finally fly back to Lukla on a helicopter. This way, you will get an outstanding adventure combined with luxury travel. You can directly fly to Kathmandu after a short refuel stop at Lukla.
5, Dingboche/Pheriche to Kathmandu By Helicopter Flight
The helicopter flight from Dingboche/Pheriche is also available in the Everest region. Trekkers can take this luxurious helicopter trip from either Dingboche or Pheriche. You can shorten the total duration of the trekking journey significantly if you take this trip.
The travelers can directly arrive at the destination of Kathmandu or fly to Lukla. This saves you time on your schedule as you will complete your journey in a few hours. The incredible helicopter trip also lets you observe the tranquil region from the top. The magical views of the snow-clad Himalayas are another highlight of this helicopter trip.
Note: Other different helicopter services can be managed on your demand. Contact us if you need any helicopter services in the Everest region. Call WharsApp: +9779841293869 ( Babu)
Things To Carry during the EBC Helicopter Tour
- Small Day Bag pack
- Windproof Down jacket
- Windproof Trouser.
- A Bottle of water.
- Sun glass Camera and mobiles
- Camera or mobiles
Frequently Ask The Question:
What is the time duration of the Everest helicopter tour?
The helicopter tour takes you around 4-5 hours for the complete tour of the Everest Base Camp. This includes the Kathmandu to Kalapatthar route as well. Based on the route you take, you can finish the helicopter tour in less time.
The time from 6 am in the morning to 11 pm is a suitable time for the helicopter ride. However, we leave at 6:30 am in the morning and try to catch the sunrise view of the mountains from Kalapatthar.
The helicopter elevates to the maximum altitude of 5644 meters at Kalapatthar.
No, we will make our stop at Kalapatthar. There, we will stay for almost an hour enjoying and soaking in the beauty of the mountains and the scenery. After boarding the flight, we will fly over the Everest Base Camp around 15 minutes later. You can see the base camp clearly from the helicopter on the way back.
You can enjoy your breakfast in the midst of the beautiful mountains and sceneries at the Everest View Hotel. This will indeed make you feel lavish. However, the breakfast at the hotel is not included in our cost. So you will have to pay for breakfast.
Yes, our pilots carry oxygen cylinders with them on board in case of certain emergencies. So you do not have to worry about anything.
The emergency procedure includes the captain to take you to the nearest hospital possible in case of any emergencies.
No, you cannot change seats on demand unless it is an emergency. The pilot will constantly give chances to everyone to rotate seats with every land. You will have to comply with the pilot’s instructions as s/he needs to balance the helicopter.
The helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp is an all year round suitable tour. Every time of the year has its own particular appeal. The winter will be a snowy sight to see while the autumn season allows you clear and vibrant views of the paths and the villages. The summer will be fun as well with the beautiful views and the springs let you enjoy the flora and fauna and the greenery along the way.
Yes, the helicopter tour is affected by the weather. Harsh weather conditions like a thunderstorm or heavy rainfall or snowfall will obstruct our helicopter tour. However, we will make sure the weather is clear on the day of the tour. We will guarantee your safety throughout the tour. And we will not make plans that can hamper you or our crew’s safety.
No, you do not need any equipment as you will be there shortly and will not require any trekking or hiking equipment. But make sure to bring a windproof jacket.
Similar Himalaya Helicopter Tours
- Early Morning: 5 am Drive to Domestic Airport and fly to Everest base camp back to Kathmandu. Morning 06:20 : Take off Helicopter and landing to Lukla. (7: am) Stop for a while and Pilot store the fuel Morning 07:45 and flying Mt Everest base camp and Kalapather. Explore the Mt everest and other high Himalayas, turn back and land to Khumjung Everest View Hotel. have a breakfast. and Continue fly back to Kathmandu.
- Helicopter landed Airport charge
- 3 Hour Helicopter tour from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
- Hotel to Airport and Hotel Transportation.
- Government tax and vat
- Company Service Charge
- Local Government tax
- Everest permit
- Personal Insurance and equipment
- Airport transfer
Note: The below Price and Travel date is for the Group Join Basis.if you take private trip all travel dates are guaranteed