Everest Base Camp Heli Tour

Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp Heli Tour
Everest Base Camp Heli Tour
Everest Base Camp Heli Tour
At a Glance
Duration6 Hours
Trip GradeEasy
Maximum Altitude5545m/18192.26ft
Group Size1 to 5 in a Group
Travel StyleHelicopter Tour
Best TimeSeptember to November and March to May

The Everest Base Camp Landed Helicopter Tour offers a fast and convenient way to experience the breathtaking beauty of Everest Base Camp, including its majestic mountains, charming sherpa villages, and ancient Buddhist monasteries. Departing from Kathmandu Domestic Airport in the early morning, you will embark on an exhilarating helicopter ride, gracefully soaring through the sky. After a brief stop in Lukla for refueling, the journey continues to Syanboche Airport, located above the vibrant Namche Bazaar. From there, the helicopter will proceed to Kalapather, a renowned viewpoint that offers a close-up view of Everest and other magnificent peaks. Finally, you will retrace your steps back to Kathmandu, with the option to enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Everest View Hotel. This extraordinary adventure promises an unforgettable experience of Everest Base Camp and its surrounding wonders.

Nepal offers a plethora of adventure activities catering to enthusiasts of all levels, making it a paradise for adventure seekers. Tourists visiting Nepal often seek out adventure, cultural experiences, and wildlife encounters. Many visitors are drawn to this beautiful country to immerse themselves in the breathtaking scenery, unique experiences, and thrilling adventures it has to offer. Himalaya Trekking Path Company is proud to offer one of the most popular activities in Nepal, starting from Kathmandu and taking you to Everest Base Camp in a single day via helicopter. Upon landing at the Everest Base Camp or nearby, you will witness the beauty of the surrounding peaks before returning to Kathmandu. Experience the breathtaking Everest Base Camp Heli Tour, providing a quick and convenient way to marvel at the world's tallest peak (8848.86m) and other stunning surrounding peaks like Thamserku, Amadablam, Taboche, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Pumari. The tour begins early in the morning and concludes in the afternoon, allowing you to witness the majestic Himalayan landscape in just 5–6 hours. Join us for an unforgettable journey through this incredible terrain.


  • Initiate the Heli Tour to Everest Base Camp early in the morning from Kathmandu Airport
  • Depart for Mount Everest Base Camp to observe the climbers camping before their ascent
  • Experience the breathtaking Himalayan range from a helicopter perspective
  • Touch down at Kala Patthar at an elevation of 5,545 meters for quick photography.
  • Explore Sagarmatha National Park, a renowned nature reserve in the Himalayas
  • Marvel at the aerial view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Phortse, Cho Oyu, and more
  • Visit the world's base camp and soak in the stunning Himalayan vistas
  • Witness the impressive Khumbu icefall from above
  • Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the Everest View Hotel, the highest hotel in the world
  • Take in the beauty of the surrounding peaks while standing at the world's base camp

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour begins with a hotel pick-up and transfer to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Airport. Leave the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu behind as you soar above the city in a small helicopter, enjoying breathtaking views of the morning sky. This incredible aerial journey takes you to Lukla, where you can admire the sunrise over the mountains, lush green valleys, winding rivers, and stunning landscapes. After nearly an hour of flight time, the helicopter lands at Lukla Airport for refueling. This exhilarating adventure offers a luxurious helicopter ride through the picturesque Khumbu region, providing an unforgettable experience. Sit back in a comfortable, forward-facing seat and marvel at the majestic peaks of the Himalayas up close. As you fly over the Khumbu glacier and Everest Base Camp, you'll be treated to stunning views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Khumbutse, Pumori, and Ama Dablam. After a 20–25 minute flight, the helicopter touches down at Everest Base Camp, or Kala Patthar, giving you a face-to-face encounter with the world's highest peak.

Please spend 10 minutes admiring the breathtaking views of the area and let your heart be filled with joy before taking a helicopter ride back to the Everest View Hotel for a delicious breakfast. We kindly ask that you do not spend too much time at this altitude due to the risk of acute mountain sickness (AMS). The helicopter ride to Everest View Hotel will provide you with stunning views of Sherpa villages, lush green valleys, and majestic mountains. The hotel offers luxurious accommodations and a delightful mountain breakfast, allowing you to savor a hot Himalayan meal while enjoying the spectacular Himalayan scenery. Following this, you will fly back to Kathmandu with a brief stop in Lukla for refueling. Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport, you will be transferred back to your hotel. The aerial views of the Everest region are sure to leave you in awe. Additionally, you have the option to explore other popular trekking regions through various helicopter tours.

We would like to express our gratitude for your participation in the mind-blowing Everest Short Tour with the Himalayan Trekking Path. It was a pleasure to have you on this incredible journey through the magnificent Himalayas. We sincerely hope that you were pleased with our arrangements, and we eagerly anticipate the opportunity to guide you again in the future. Thank you!

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Activities:

  • The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla requires 45 minutes in the air and a ground time of 7–10 minutes for refueling.
  • From Lukla, it takes 25 minutes to reach Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar) by flight, with a ground time of 7–10 minutes.
  • The flight duration from Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar) to Syangboche is 15 minutes, followed by a ground time of 30 minutes (Enjoy your Breakfast)
  • To return to Lukla from Syangboche and then to Kathmandu, the flight time is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Everest Base Camp Heli Tour Cost:

The price of the Everest Base Camp Heli Landing Tour is subject to change based on the service provided by the company and the number of individuals in the group. Himalanaya Trekking Path offers this extraordinary tour at a reasonable cost, customized to accommodate the group size and the services outlined in the itinerary. For those seeking a more economical option, there is a shared heli tour available starting at USD 1300 per person, which includes a comprehensive package. On the other hand, if you prefer a private charter, the cost is USD 6,000, allowing a maximum of 5 people to participate.

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Today is going to be an unforgettable and thrilling day as we embark on a tour of the majestic Himalayan terrain. Please be ready at your hotel lobby by 5:15 am, as we will pick you up and take you to the airport for a flight to Lukla. Enjoy a scenic helicopter ride with breathtaking views of mountains and valleys as we head to Lukla. We will make a stop at Lukla for refueling before continuing to Kalapather for a close-up view of Mt. Everest and the surrounding panorama. Afterward, we will return to Syangboche Airport for a delightful breakfast at Everest Views Hotel. Following breakfast, we will fly back to Lukla for refueling and then head directly to Kathmandu. Upon landing at Kathmandu Airport, we will transfer you to your hotel, concluding your Everest Heli Tour.

Cost Details
  • Inclusive of national park fees and government tax
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service to the Domestic Terminal of Kathmandu Airport
  • Embark on a thrilling helicopter tour that spans 4-5 hours
  • Savor a delightful mountain breakfast at the Everest View Hotel
  • Enjoy the convenience of private vehicle transportation from Kathmandu Airport to the hotel
  • All national park fees and government taxes are included in the package
  •  Fees for obtaining a visa to Nepal
  • Additional services provided
  • Refreshments and meals are available at an additional cost 
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Tip for the Diver and Guide