Mt.Everest helicopter Flight Tour to Base Camp

  • Duration 1
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Meals Tea House
  • Accommodation Tea House
  • Max. Altitude 5545m
  • Activity Sightseeing / Exploring / HeliTour
  • Group Type Private
  • Group Size 1+
  • Best Season Spring / Autumn / Winter
Highlights
  • Astonishing Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp with the scenic Himalayan range
  • Buddhist religion which is rooted in Sherpa culture and their norms
  • Pristine ice lakes and glaciers with an aerial view of the green alpine forest blooming with rhododendron and pine trees
  • Exploration of year-old monasteries and ancient architecture that carry high significance to the Himalayan people culturally and historically
  • Exceptional Himalayan glacier range at Khumbu
  • Outstanding panoramic views of the mountain range from Kala Patthar
  • Exquisite helicopter landing at the world’s highest mountain base camp i.e. Everest Base Camp
  • Sherpa settlements, their unique dresses, and the lifestyle at Himalaya

Mt.Everest helicopter Flight Tour to Base Camp Overview

Observe and feel the natural beauty Himalayan of Nepal and the Himalayas on a 4-hour Everest Base Camp helicopter tour 2019 . This tour is the easiest way to visit Mount Everest and see the surroundings from a height of more than 16,000 feet (5,000 meters).

Everest Heli new price Cost: US$ 3600 only in group of 04/5 pax per helicopter. Best time for September – December and January and June. Everest helicopter tour newly price for 2022 only

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What you’ll do during the Heli Tour

See the remarkable beauty of the Himalayas from a helicopter
Fly to the Everest Base Camp, where hikers and trekkers often rest before ascending the mountain
View not only the mountain but also the areas of Gourishankar, Cho-Oyu, Shishapangma, Lhakpa Dorje, and more
What to Expect during the heli tour

See Mount Everest and its surrounding nature from inside a helicopter on this 4- 5 hour helicopter ride from Kathmandu.
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour meets the desires of tourists who want to take advantage of seeing the most of the area in a short amount of time, and is good for persons in any kind of physical shape.
Your journey starts from Kathmandu Airport with a helicopter moving eastward, flying parallel to the Himalayan range, allowing magnificent vistas of the soaring Himalayan peaks. After landing at Lukla for fueling, you will fly to the airstrip in Syangboche, located at 12,340 feet (3,761 meters), or if you wish to have breakfast at Hotel Everest View, the helicopter will land at the hotel’s helipad.

From Syangboche your tour will take you closer to Mt. Everest and all the magnificent Himalayas, like Amadablam, Pumori, Number, and Cho Oyu. The Solukhumbu (Solu) region of Nepal, where Mount Everest is located, has been a magnet for travelers ever since its opening to foreigners in 1950. This region is famous not only for its proximity to the world’s highest mountain but also for its Sherpa villages and monasteries with their virtually unchanged unique culture. Solu has received countless trekkers and mountaineers from all over the world. Solukhumbu has developed to a stage where many options are possible, from a full-scale expedition with tents and porters, to an independent trek using the local lodges. Sagarmatha National Park, established in 1976, covers much of this region. This fascinating land, surrounded by high mountains, is a real paradise for mountaineers and trekkers.

Depending upon the crowd at the base camp, you will land either at Everest Base Camp or head closer to Kalapathar for a quick photograph. After, the helicopter will fly you back to Syangboche or Lukla and to Kathmandu Nepal Guide info Team organized every day in autumn and spring.

Day to Day Itinerary
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5:30: Drive from hotel to airport.

6:00: Fly to Everest View Lodge for breakfast and exploring

7:40: Fly from Everest View Lodge to Everest Base Camp or Kalapather

8:40: Fly from Everest Base Camp to Lukla and continue flying to Kathmandu

10:00: or 11 AM : Arrive at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel

Total Duration: 4.5 hours

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Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

Cost Includes
  • All land transportation by private car, van, or hiace
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages
  • 4.5-hour helicopter flight
  • All official taxes and service charges
  • Tea/coffee and light breakfast
  • Necessary permit and entrance fee for conservation area

 

Cost Excludes
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Food
  • Any other item not mentioned
Departure Dates
  • We have daily departures for this trip from beginning March to May and from frist -September to mid-December. You can type in the number of passengers to book a reservation and select a date that is convenient for you. Due to group size, we never cancel a trip once you’ve made a reservation. If you would rather join the group, we will add more travelers on the selected date. You can let us know once you make a reservation or earlier.
Useful Info
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
  • Meeting Point
  • We will pick you up from your hotel located around the Kathmandu city area
FAQs
  • It is a scenic helicopter flight that takes you from Kathmandu to the Everest region, flying over the majestic Himalayas and landing at Everest Base Camp or nearby for a short stay before returning.

  • The entire tour typically lasts around 4 to 5 hours, including the flight time and the time spent at Everest Base Camp.

  • Yes, landing at Everest Base Camp is safe. The pilots are experienced and the helicopters are well-maintained. However, weather conditions can sometimes affect the safety and feasibility of the landing.

  • During the flight, you can enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other peaks. You will also get a close-up view of the Khumbu Glacier and the surrounding landscape.

  • No, you do not need to be physically fit for the helicopter tour. However, please consult with your doctor if you have any health concerns.

  • It is recommended to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, a warm jacket, and a camera to capture the breathtaking views.

  • Yes, it is recommended to book your tour in advance to secure your seat, especially during the peak tourist season.

  • Usually, breakfast or lunch is included in the tour package. Please check with the tour operator for specific details.

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