Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Overview And Highlights

Everest Mountain Flight by Helicopter is the best option available to get a close and stunning view of the world's highest mountain within a day from Kathmandu. Embarking on an Everest tour by helicopter is a thrilling and unforgettable experience that offers a unique perspective of the world's highest peak. This adventure begins with a scenic helicopter ride from Kathmandu, taking you over the lush hills and valleys of Nepal before reaching the majestic Himalayas. An Everest mountain flight by helicopter is perfect for those seeking an once-in-a-lifetime adventure with limited time or for those who prefer a more comfortable and less physically demanding way to witness the grandeur of Everest. The tour typically lasts a few hours, making it an ideal day trip that combines convenience with extraordinary experiences.

Everest Helicopter sightseeing tour starts early morning. Your flight to Everest Base Camp includes capturing numerous shots of Khumbu region, homeland of the Sherpa tribe and also an UNESCO listed natural heritage site. Helicopters will land at Kala Patthar (5545m.) that allows you to witness breath-taking mountain scenery. It is undoubtedly an exciting trip that gives you a lifetime experience by allowing closest view of Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8513m), Nuptse (7864m), Pumori (7156m), Cho Oyu (8153m) and many other astounding peaks

One of the highlights of the tour is landing at Everest Base Camp or Kala Patthar, where you can step out and marvel at the breathtaking surroundings. Here, you'll have the opportunity to take photographs, absorb the serene ambiance, and feel the sheer magnitude of Everest towering above you. This stop offers a rare chance to experience the Everest region up close without the demands of a lengthy trek. The helicopter tour also often includes a stop at the famous Hotel Everest View, one of the highest luxury hotels in the world. Here, you can enjoy a warm beverage and take in the stunning vistas of Everest and its neighboring peaks once again from the comfort of the hotel's terrace.

Recently, Everest Helicopter ride has become one of the most preferred choices of celebrities, renowned photographers, film makers and others who are fond of Himalayan scenery but can’t commit for usual longer days trek. It offers a fabulous view of towering mountains, green hills, villages, rivers and many other small towns. Overall, an Everest mountain flight by helicopter is a remarkable journey that encapsulates the thrill of exploration and the beauty of one of the most iconic landscapes on Earth. Whether you're an avid adventurer or a casual traveler, this helicopter tour offers an unforgettable glimpse into the heart of the Himalayas.

Our itinerary for Everest Mountain flight by helicopter is flexible and can be customized according to needs and interest. Let us organize the most beautiful helicopter riding tour for you. This trip definitely goes beyond your expectations. Cost for the Everest base camp helicopter tour depends on your group size and season of your travel. Nepal Environmental Treks & Expedition assures you to provide the most competitive and reasonable price for this amazing helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp. Feel free to Contact us to get the best price and fix the tour date as per your convenience.

Scenic Everest Mountain Flight by Helicopter: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

Embarking on a scenic Everest mountain flight by helicopter is truly an once-in-a-lifetime experience that promises breathtaking views and unforgettable memories. This extraordinary journey begins in Kathmandu, where you will board a state-of-the-art helicopter and embark on an aerial adventure over the stunning landscapes of Nepal.

As the helicopter ascends, you'll be greeted with panoramic views of the lush green hills, terraced farms, and quaint villages that dot the Kathmandu Valley. The excitement builds as you approach the towering peaks of the Himalayas, where some of the world's highest mountains, including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam, come into view. The helicopter flight provides a unique vantage point, allowing you to marvel at the dramatic scenery from above. You will witness the sheer scale and beauty of the Himalayas, with their snow-capped summits, deep gorges, and glistening glaciers. The experience is nothing short of awe-inspiring as you fly closer to the mighty Everest, the tallest peak on Earth.


In summary, a scenic Everest mountain flight by helicopter is an unparalleled journey that offers an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the magnificence of the Himalayas from a unique perspective. Whether you're an avid adventurer or a casual traveler, this helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp promises an unforgettable and awe-inspiring experience.

Who can join Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

An Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is a fantastic experience accessible to a wide range of individuals. Here are some of the groups of people who can join this tour:

1. Tourists and Travelers:

  • Anyone visiting Nepal who wants to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas without the physical demands of trekking.

2. Time-Constrained Adventurers:

  • People who have a limited time frame but still wish to witness the grandeur of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks.

3. Senior Citizens:

  • Elderly travelers who may find the trek to Everest Base Camp physically challenging can enjoy the scenic views comfortably from a helicopter.

4. Families:

  • Families with children can easily participate in a helicopter tour, making it a favorable tour for a family with different age groups.

5. Photographers and Filmmakers:

  • Professional and amateur photographers or filmmakers looking to capture stunning aerial shots of the Everest region along with Kathmandu. It offers a great opportunity for them to include urban city, villages, rivers, forest, waterfalls, glaciers, snow-capped peaks, etc. within a short period of time. 

6. Corporate Groups:

  • Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is a perfect for companies looking for an unique and luxurious corporate retreats or team-building experiences.

7. Adventurers with Physical Limitations:

  • Individuals who may not be able to undertake the rigorous trek due to physical limitations or health concerns.

8. Luxury Travelers:

  • Those who prefer a more luxurious and less physically demanding way to explore the Himalayas. It also gives them a great opportunity to escape from crowded Everest trekking trail.

9. Honeymooners and Couples:

  • Couples seeking a romantic and unique adventure can opt for a helicopter tour to create unforgettable memories. Imagine how beautiful it would be to propose your loved one at one of the most iconic places in the world!

10. Nature Enthusiasts:

  • Nature lovers who wish to experience the beauty of the Everest region from an unparalleled vantage point.

Requirements and Considerations:

  • Age Restrictions: There is no strict age restriction for Everest Helicopter Tour, making it accessible for both young children and older adults. However, people with complicated breathing issue are not advised to join this tour.
  • Group Size: Most of the helicopters in Nepal have 5 passenger seats, so small groups or families can book together. Larger groups may need to split into multiple flights.
  • Weather Conditions: This tour is weather-dependent, and flights may be delayed or rescheduled due to poor weather conditions. Flexibility in travel plans is advised.

In summary, an Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is designed to be inclusive, catering to a wide array of individuals who wish to experience the magnificence of Mount Everest in a comfortable, convenient, and unforgettable way.


Tentative itinerary for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is given below:

5.30 -6.30: Pick-up from hotel and transfer to airport.

6.30-7.00: Receive your boarding pass, weight check-up and do some paper works for formalities, security check-in and transfer to helipad.

7.00-8.00: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla

8.00-8.15: Refueling of helicopter

8.15-8.30: Fly from Lukla to Kala Patthar (5450 m) via EBC and Khumbu Icefall

8.30-8.45: Landing at Kala Patthar and exploring the beauty of Mt. Everest and surroundings

8.45-9.00: Fly from Kala Patthar to Everest View Hotel

9.00-9.30: Break for tea/coffee and breakfast

9.30-10.00: Fly to Lukla and refueling

10.00-11.00: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

11.00 -11.30: Transfer from helipad to hotel

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On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be met and welcomed by our airport representative. You will be greeted traditionally with flower garlands. The representative will then take you to hotel where you will be served welcome drinks. In the afternoon, you can take a stroll around and visit shops, restaurants and bars. Stay overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.



After early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you-up from your hotel. You will be first flying from Kathmandu to Lukla. Before heading to Base Camp, helicopter put necessary fuel there. Then, helicopter takes you to Base Camp.

You can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbu Tse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more peaks. You will be provided about 15 minutes or less depending on weather condition for briefing and taking pictures and videos.

Later, you will fly from Base Camp to Everest View Hotel where you can enjoy breakfast/lunch. Then you will fly back to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.




As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your final departure.

What Is Included ?

  • All airport pick-up and drop-off services by private vehicle
  • 2 night hotel accommodation with breakfast at 4 star standards hotel in Kathmandu
  • Helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp and back to Kathmandu
  • Mountain flight guide
  • Lunch on Everest flight day at Everest View Hotel
  • Tax, VAT and our service charge
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)

What Is Excluded?

  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu 

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