Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

everest base camp helicopter tour with landing

Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is a beautiful aerial trip in the Everest region. This is an ideal tour for those travelers who want to skip trekking the rugged and taxing trails. The Everest base camp trek is a long-duration trek that demands high physical fitness and stamina. Therefore, this helicopter tour is perfect for those who cannot trek long distances in the Everest region.

Children and senior citizens will especially benefit from this package trip. You could also take this trip if you have a short time on your schedule. The breathtaking views of Mt. Everest (8848.86m) and other mountain peaks of the Mahalangur range will enchant you.

The scenic helicopter flight starts from Kathmandu before making a stop at Lukla for refueling. It then takes off to Kala Patthar which is our ultimate destination. The flight flies past the settlements of Namche, Tengboche, Lobuche, Dingboche, and Gorak Shep to arrive at the base camp.

We will then fly around 10-15 minutes to reach the Everest view hotel in Syangboche. This is the highest hotel in the world where we will have our breakfast. We will fly back to Lukla for refueling before flying back to Kathmandu. The 4 hours round trip to EBC is a once-in-a-lifetime Himalayan adventure.

Furthermore, we strictly follow all safety guidelines listed by the aviation authority. Travelers should also abide by certain rules during this helicopter tour. We provide this exciting trip at a reasonable cost. Read on for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with a landing itinerary and other details. Book your trip now!

Highlights of the Trip

  • Awe-inspiring views of the Mt. Everest (8848.86), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8,481m), and others
  • Observing breathtaking views of entire Himalayan landscapes from Kala Patthar (5555 meters)
  • Visiting the Everest view hotel, the highest placed hotel in the world
  • Observing the ancient Tengboche monastery and other heritages of the region
  • Aerial view of the beautiful Sherpa settlements of the region
  • Beautiful ice glaciers and glacial lakes
Day 1
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing

Phase 01: 7:00 – 8:00 AM: Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Time duration: 40-45 minutes

The journey starts with a scenic helicopter journey from the Tribhuvan International airport to Lukla airport. The Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight landing tour duration is around 40-45 minutes. The helicopter then stops at Lukla for refueling, which takes approximately 10-15 minutes.

Phase 02: 8:00 – 8:30 AM: Fly from Lukla to Kala Patthar/Everest Base Camp

Time duration: 25 minutes

Landing time: 10-15 minutes

After stopping at Lukla for refueling, we will then take a scenic flight to Kala Patthar or Everest Base Camp. The awe-inspiring views of snow-capped mountains of Mahalangur Himalayan range and other surrounding peaks.

You can also observe the ancient Tengboche monastery, which is the spiritual hub of the Everest region. The icy glacier and ice falls are another significant aspect of this Mount Everest Base Camp helicopter tour with the landing. This flight will land in Kala Patthar/EBC after around 10-15 minutes, depending upon the landing place’s weather conditions.

Phase 03: 8:30 – 8:45 AM: Fly from Kala Patthar/EBC to Everest View Hotel

Time duration: 12 minutes

Landing time: 30 minutes (for breakfast)

After exploring Kala Pathar/EBC for around 10-15 minutes, our helicopter tour will leave to the Everest View Hotel. The incredible Everest view hotel in Syangboche welcomes us as it is the highest located hotel in the world.

The hotel’s viewpoint provides you majestic views of Mount Everest and other surrounding peaks of the region. After having breakfast for around 30 minutes, we fly back to Lukla on the helicopter.

Phase 04: 8:45 – 9:45 AM: Fly from Syangboche to Kathmandu via Lukla

Time duration: 1 hour 20 minutes.

We will then fly back to Kathmandu via Lukla from Syanboche. We stop at Lukla for around 10 minutes for refueling. The helicopter journey from Lukla to Kathmandu takes approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes to complete as we can observe beautiful green mountain valleys and settlements of the region.

Phase 05: 9:45 – 10:00 AM: Hotel Transfer in Kathmandu.

The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour with landing comes to an end after you arrive at Kathmandu. You will then get transferred to a hotel where you can celebrate the completion of this incredible tour.

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
From $ 995
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 5,500 m)
  • 4 Hours
  • 5 to 6 pax
  • Autumn and Spring season