Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour


  • Fly close to some of the highest peaks in the world, including Mount Everest
  • Set foot on Kala Patthar (5,550m), the most popular viewpoint in Everest Region
  • Enjoy close up views of 7,000 and 8,000-meter peaks Aerial views of Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp, Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Icefall, Gokyo Lakes
  • Breakfast at Shyangboche surrounded by snowy walls of Himalayan giants Hover above Kathmandu’s famed UNESCO World Heritage Sites


Your luxurious heli tour to everest base camp begins from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Get a bird’s-eye view of the entire city before flying onwards to Lukla, the ‘Gateway to Everest.’ As you fly parallel to the Himalayan range, you can view an endless chain of frozen mountains. Next, after a brief stopover at the Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla for refueling, the aircraft takes off again towards the mountains. Watch people, including trekkers with backpacks moving like ants on trails cut deep on the mountainsides. Fly above Sherpa settlements, solitary yak herders’ camps, and ancient monasteries.

Hover right above Everest Base Camp and 8000-meter peaks. Feast your eyes on the frozen panorama of Khumbu Glacier and Icefall. Colorful tented camps of expedition groups fill the area during the climbing season. In addition, landed on the most popular viewpoint Kala Patthar (5,550m) in Everest Region. The helicopter stops here briefly, long enough for you to take pictures and savor close-up views of Pumori, Nuptse, Lobuche, and other 8,000m peaks including Mount Everest. Just a couple of hours back, you were in your hotel room in Kathmandu. Now you are taking an Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour flying above the base camp of Mount Everest, just unbelievable! The feeling is exhilarating! End this helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp with a hearty breakfast at Shyangboche. Before finally landing in Kathmandu, enjoy an aerial view of the valley’s famed UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour lets you experience the tallest mountain in the world from the comfort of a helicopter. Now you don’t have to take a lengthy and arduous trek up the mountains to get a peek of Mount Everest. Our Everest Heli Tour gives you the opportunity to be on top of the world in a matter of hours.
Visit Everest Region (one of the highest inhabited places in the world) without paying a hefty trekking fee.
Fly close to Mount Everest (8,848m), the tallest peak in the world.
Bird’s eye view of 8000 and 7,000-metre peaks – Lhotse (8,516m), Nuptse(,7861m), Makalu (8,481m), Cho Oyu (8,201).
A brief but exciting landing at one of the highest airports in the world, Tenzing-Hillary Airport (2,845m) in Lukla. The airport is a narrow strip of land on top of a mountain ridge.
Enjoy aerial views of quaint Sherpa settlements (Namche, Tengboche, Phakding, etc.) and Sagarmatha National Park (a natural UNESCO World Heritage Site).
Stand at the base of Mount Pumori (7,161m) and savour 360-degree views of soaring Himalayan peaks.
The helicopter you ride in has a stock of supplementary oxygen, in case the altitude gets to you.

  • Day 1 - Kathmandu– LUKLA – Everest Base Camp – Kalapatthar – Syangboche Everest View Hotel (Breakfast) – LUKLA – Kathmandu Duration: 03:00 + hrs. flight

    Early morning, you’ll be picked up from the hotel and dropped to Kathmandu’s airport. You’ll get into the helicopter and begin the ride to Lukla.

    Please remember that as this is a mountain helicopter tour, weather changes will lead to a delay or even cancellation of the flight. Please be prepared for the delays.

    After you get on the helicopter, you’ll start the ride to Lukla. On the helicopter ride to Lukla, you’ll be on the top and be able to see the Kathmandu valley. Look out for the rivers, hills, and many different snow-capped mountains on the way.

    The ride from Kathmandu to Lukla will be 45 minutes. There will be a quick stop in Lukla for refueling. Lukla is a small town located in the Solukhumbu district, in the northeastern part of Nepal. It is popular for being the starting point for the Everest Base Camp Trek and the shortest airport runway.

    After refueling, the tour will continue again, flying to Kala Patthar- the highest hiking point.

    The helicopter ride from Lukla to Kala Patthar will be a thrilling one. You’ll be awed by the mesmerizing views of the Khumbu Glacier, rivers, and green hills. Once you land on Kala Patthar, you’ll be surrounded by majestic peaks like Mount Everest, Nuptse, Changtse, Lhotse, Pumori, and the Khumbu Icefall. You can take beautiful pictures and enjoy the moment.

    Click pictures with your team/friends and enjoy your time.

  • Three/Five hours Everest Heli Sightseeing tours on sharing basis
  • Transfers between your hotel to the airport.
  • Government taxes and office service charge
  • Meals/Accommodations
  • Sagarmatha National Park permits fee, payable at Syanbuche $30.
  • Any other expenses which are not specified in the cost include

Important Information

The helicopter flight cost from Kala Patthar to Lukla depends on the private or group joining flight. It costs USD 390 per person if you take the group package. In a group, there will be a maximum of five people. Likewise, if you take a charter flight, it will cost USD 1560. So, based on your budget, you can choose between group joining or private helicopter service.

Price Per Person

1 Pax USD 4460

2 Pax USD 2780

3 Pax USD 1520

4 Pax USD 0190

5 Pax USD 1000

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