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Everest Base camp Helicopter Tour

Helicopter Tour In Nepal, Nepal Luxury Tours, Tour In Nepal

Everest Helicopter Tour- Adventure Great Himalaya
Trip Facts
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Best Time November /Oct and April /May/ March
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Activities Himalaya Sightseeing & Photography
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Trip Duration 3, 4 Hour
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Destination Everest Base Camp & Kalaapther
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Group Size / Passenger 3-5 person

Overview

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.

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.

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.

 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.

Time benefit

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.

Great views

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.

Safety

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 for Everest Base Camp Heli 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 Helicopter  Tour Cost

1,  Gorakhshep to  Lukla Helicopter Flight Cost $ 1500

The helicopter trip to from Gorak Shep to Lukla is also available in our trip options. The  Helicopter from Gorakhshepto Lukla cost $ 1500 per head,   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. It takes about 2 hour, and cost you anywhere from 4000 to 5500 per heli)  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.  The Cost EBC from Kathmandu

3, Kathmandu to Lukla  By Helicopter ( $ 550 ) per person

The helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is a short trip that takes you to the gateway of the Everest region.  It cost you 550 $ per person, 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 $ 4200 Per heli ( 3,4 people)

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
  • Passport
  • Camera or mobiles

EBC Helicopter Tour Booking and Cancellation Policy

Here are some booking and cancellation terms and policies that you must go through before booking with us. The below-mentioned terms and conditions will be liable and guide for any unprecedented circumstances.

Booking Policy

For booking a helicopter tour with us, you have to pay exactly 24% of the total cost as advance payment. The cost is a refundable cost where some conditions apply. You can know them in the Cancellation Policy down below. You have to send the booking amount and your passport’s soft copy for booking confirmation. The remaining amount, i.e., 76%, is payable after you arrive in Kathmandu. However, you can pay the total cost in advance as well.

We accept deposits through several payment mediums like Credit Card, Master Card, Visa, and Direct Bank transfers. For these medium payments, you will be charged some extra fees. However, you can also make payment through our Website’s safe payment gateway. If you want to pay in cash or cheque, we are okay with that.

(Note: All the remaining costs have to be paid before starting the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. As you know, we have to manage everything in advance.)

Cancellation Policy

There can be situations when you have no option other than canceling the tour. It can be your emergency or different unseen situations where we have to cancel the excursion. That is where these cancellation policies will guide us.

  • If you cancel the tour one day before the tour, you will not get 25% of the deposit.
  • If you cancel the tour three days before the tour date, you will not get 15% of the deposit.
  • If you cancel the tour a week prior to the tour date, you will not get 10% of the deposit.
  • If the tour gets revoked due to weather circumstances, you will get 100% of the deposit.
  • If the customer wants to cancel the tour after the start of the trip, you shall not get any money back.The day the company finds a
  • cancellation request will be the cancellation day, and cancellation charges will be levied accordingly.
    If the company cancels the tour, the cost will be either fully refunded to you or the time will be postponed. It’s your choice.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Everest Base Camp from Kathmandu Airport

Phase 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla

Flight Time: 40-45 minutes.

Landing Time: 15 Minutes.

Early in the morning, around 6, we’ll come to pick you up from the hotel for the airport drop. We’ll enter the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Airport, where our shuttle to Lukla will be heating up.

 

Once everything is good to go, our helicopter will kiss the skies of Kathmandu. It will leave the dotted houses for the green hills. We will see scenic views of hills, valleys, and mountains through the cockpit. After 40-45 minutes, we’ll reach the Everest Region to land at Lukla Airport. We have to stop here for refueling and fuel check purposes.

Phase 02: Fly from Lukla to Kala Patthar and Sightseeing
Flight Time: 25 Minutes.
Landing Time: 10-15 Minutes

After fueling, we will fly over the Sherpa settlements, hills, rivers, monasteries, and hanging bridges. It will be a picturesque time of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Soon we’ll see the glaciers, stone hills, and ice-loaded peaks.

The craft will land in Kala Patthar by flying over the Everest Base Camp. We’ll see some camped tents in Everest Base Camp. Our destination is Kala Patthar, the famous place to embrace Mt Everest. We’ll land at the landmark to look at the unbelievable angles of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, and other peaks. We will have around 15 minutes to enjoy the scenery in Kala Patthar.

 

Phase 03: Fly from Kala Patthar to Everest View Hotel and Breakfast
Flight Time: 12 Minutes.
Landing Time: 30 Minutes

After the majestic sights of the Himalayas, we’ll fly to a lower area of the Everest Region, where Everest View Hotel is located. This hotel in Syanboche is one of the highest hotels in the world. We’ll have heavenly dining at the hotel. Here we will drink our coffee while looking at the breathtaking edges of Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Everest, Mt Pumori, Mt Lhotse, Mt Cho Oyu, and more. We will also view the lush greenery of Sagarmatha National Park.

 

Phase 04: Fly from Everest View Hotel to Kathmandu via Lukla
Flight Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Following such a scenic breakfast, we will first hop into our charter to fly back to Lukla. Our helicopter will pass through the region to land in Lukla again for refueling. After the 10 minutes refueling break, we’ll fly in the direction of Kathmandu. For once more, we’ll enjoy the grandiose visions of Nepal’s landscape. And we will land in Kathmandu to successfully finish the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

 

Phase 05: Hotel Transfer

We will transfer you to your hotel from Kathmandu Domestic Airport. It will be the time to celebrate the completion of the tour.

Cost Include/ Exclude

Service inclusive

  • 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

Service exclusive

  • Local Government tax
  • Everest permit
  • Meals
  • Personal Insurance and equipment
  • Airport transfer

Freequently Ask ?

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.

 

What time do we leave for EBc Helicopter tour?

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.

 

How high does the helicopter elevate to?

The helicopter elevates to the maximum altitude of 5644 meters at Kalapatthar.

 

Do we actually stop at the Everest Base Camp?

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.

 

Is breakfast provided during the ebc heli Tour?

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.

 

Do you carry oxygen cylinders on board?

Yes, our pilots carry oxygen cylinders with them on board in case of certain emergencies. So you do not have to worry about anything.

 

What is the emergency procedure?

The emergency procedure includes the captain to take you to the nearest hospital possible in case of any emergencies.

 

Do I get to change seats in Everest helicopter?

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.

 

What is the best time for the everest base camp Helicopter tour?

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.

 

Does the weather affect the helicopter tour?

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.

 

Do I need to bring any equipment?

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.

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