Best Time : November /Oct and April /May/ March
Activities : Himalaya Sightseeing & Photography
Trip Duration : 3, 4 Hour
Destination : Everest Base Camp & Kalaapther
Group Size / Passenger : 1-5 person
Tour Start & Finished : Kathmandu Tribhuvan Internation Airport
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.
Helicopter ride to Everest Base camp 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.
The Everest 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.
After an hour ride landing at Lukla for refreshment and continue flight towards Everest base camp at 5,357 m / 15,500 ft high. Our Flight Landing 10 minutes in Kalapther ( 5545m) . The vest 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.
Our Helicopter tour continues above famous Namche Bazaar and Lukla town and 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 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 Time 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 Mt Everest base camp and Kalapather. , turn back and land to Khumjung Everest View Hotel. have a breakfast. and Continue fly back to Kathmandu.
- Small Day Bag pack
- Windproof Down jacket
- Windproof Trouser.
- A Bottle of water.
- Sun glass Camera and mobiles
- Camera or mobiles
Everest Base camp Helicopter Tour Cost
we offer private tours and Group Join tours. We Advice to take private Helicopter tour if you have friends or family 2, 3 people group. and for the solo travelers is best way to join the group.
Private Charter Helicopter Tours Cost: USD 4200 for a helicopter ( 5 seated)
Sharing /Group Join Tour Cost: $ 900 per person ( 5 people group)
We have every day group departure in peak season , the months are- September, October , November and March, April, may.
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 fly to Mt Everest base camp and Kalapather. landed at Kalapather for 10 minutes. 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.
- Everest National Park Permit
- Government tax and vat
- Company Service Charge
- Local Government tax
- Personal Insurance and equipment
- Airport transfer