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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is for many travellers who would like to explore the Everest Base Camp but do not have enough time as well as  not like to hike for many days to explore  the Mt. Everest base camp, Also many travelers has great desire to explore the world tallest Mount Everest and it’s Base camp but not enough  fitness and health conditions so we do have a best and suitable package trip for explore and visit Mount Everest with its base camp as well as many other high Himalayan peaks surroundings.

Our complete Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers an exclusive chance not  only just reach at the Mt. Everest Base Camp but it also offers the highest mountain on Earth as well as get the best airborne views of the  Everest and the adjacent Himalayas on a high-class helicopter flight. It gives  countless approach to experience of the Mt. Everest within a few hours. The Helicopter  fly towards the east to Lukla which is one of the most attractive Sherpa villages of Khumbu region.

everest base camp heli tour

As we know Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world. In our Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour we too admire countless views of the Khumbu Glacier which is perfectly situated among the Mt. Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge of Khumbu Himalayan region. We stop at Kala Patthar  ( 5550 MTRS ) for the outstanding views of the world’s highest mountain and it’s adjacent snow caped high Himalayas over 8000 meters.

We fly back to Syangboche ( Hotel Everest View )  and spend around twenty to twenty minutes for breakfast while also admiring the beautiful Himalayan vista with the Mt. Everest. We fly back to Lukla for fueling and return to Kathmandu and end our amazing helicopter day tour of Mt. Everest.

Terms and Condition for Cost: 

If you have your own group size with 6 persons ( your own group ) with 500 KGS all together cost you USD 900 plus FSC  per person, however if you are less than the require number of person, in this situation cost may will increase and condition may apply. We do our best to provide best cost for our group to join for this amazing flight. 

Quick information / quick answer : Direct call , Viber /WhatsApp  : +977 9851069596 ( Subash ) 

Short description of Everest base camp Helicopter tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a  finest obtainable choice to get so closer to the spiralling peaks of the Mt. Everest with surrounding Himalayas and a great trip for everyone if you look for luxurious and same time exciting experience.

The Himalayan routes to the Mt. Everest Base camp with Helicopter gives you to enjoy the stunning views of high snow capped peaks and gorgeous green valleys in routes, magnificent view of infertile land which is a  lifetime experience.

Our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the best way to experience the Mt. Everest and many other Himalayan peaks in a single day. We Start our tour flying from Kathmandu to the east to Lukla which is a beautiful Sherpa village inside the  Sagarmatha National park,  From Lukla, we fly to the Everest Base Camp which is one of the most famous and visited trekking destinations in the world and have a great opportunity to view stunning views of the Khumbu Glacier which located between Mt. Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge.

We stop at Kalapatthar for the outstanding views of the world’s highest mountain and it’s the adjacent Himalayas. We fly to Syangboche for the breakfast in the lap of Khumbu Himalayan ranges which is for around twenty minutes. Then fly back to Lukla and return to Kathmandu.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Flying route of Everest Case Camp Helicopter Tour:

Kathmandu Airport to Lukla  – Namche Bazaar, Pheriche, Gorakshep and Mt. Everest Base Camp, Kalapathar and return to Everest view hotel then to Lukla – Kathmandu

Duration of Time: 3.30 to 4:00 hours
Landing Spot of Helicopter: Lukla 2860 MTRS for fueling.  Kalapathar (Everest Base Camp) 5,555m, for picture and video. Everest View Hotel for Breakfast.

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Visitors of Nepal they defiantly would like to visit and explore the Mt.  Everest, the world highest mountain and land into the Everest base camp, here we are for fulfilling your desire within a day.

Advantages of Doing Everest base Camp Helicopter Tour 

Mt. Everest base camp trek is a dream trip for every adventure lovers because of its popularity. When you start your trek to Everest Base Camp you are at 2,850m/ 9,000 ft and start walking to 5,364m/ 17,500ft high in the Himalaya’s. All person may not able to make the trek to Everest Base Camp due to their health and fitness condition but still desire to see the Mount Everest, top of the world. For those peoples, we offer Everest Base Camp helicopter tour beside that we will have great opportunity land near by  Everest Base Camp.

The entire day tour via helicopter provides the marvellous opportunity not only to reach base camps but it also offers satisfactory and unique aerial views to admire targeted mountain from near with many another outstanding neighbour Himalayas as the addition. The helicopter tour in Nepal Himalaya is very effective for those who want to explore magnificent views from close within a short period along with less effort and it is really acceptable in winter.

1. Fly Low: – The helicopter can fly very high and at the same time descend much lower compared to an aeroplane, therefore offering the passengers numerous scenic angles. Flying through gorges and between mountains is an exceptional experience.

2. Different type’s views: – Touring on the ground offers you only one view so that while touring on a helicopter offers you a panorama view and enables you to experience so much more within a limited period of time.

3. Safety Landing: – The helicopter’s manoeuvrability allows you to land just about anywhere for an Everest Base Camp Heli tour to various sights and attractions that are seemingly impossible to get to.

4. Private tour: – The limited personnel on board per flight allows for a more personal tour where you can ask questions and the pilot gives commentary.

5. Breathtaking experience: – The feeling of being on air itself is exciting enough to get the adrenaline pumping beside that topped up with all the remarkable views you will see during your scenic flight.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour cost
Landing at Kala Patthar

Tour  offer

Everest Base Camp  Helicopter tour offers us a unique opportunity to not just only to be in the base camp of Everest but a lifetime experience with the highest mountain of the world and gets the best views of Mt. Everest and adjoining Himalayas on a high-class helicopter flight.

What can we expect?

-An Amazing scenic Helicopter Flight to Mt. Everest and surrounding Snow capped the Himalayas besides that Fly over, The unique village of Khumbu region, with surrounding snow-capped mountain.

-Fly over Everest Base camp closely, therefore, it is a great opportunity to view the Everest base camp and glaciers.

-Great opportunity to land into the Lukla airport. One of the unique airport in the world,

-Landing at Kalapattar which a best and a close Viewpoint of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and many other,

-A Great opportunity to take a video or Photos from the Lap of Mt. Everest.

-A lifetime experience, having breakfast with the view of Mt. Everest from Syngboche, The world Famous Hotel The Hotel Everest View.

-Land at Mt. Everest by your foot.

Best Time for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Best time to Day Tour to Everest Base Camp by Helicopter is September to April. Spring and autumn are the best tourist seasons in Nepal for trekking and travel.  Helicopter day trip in the winter guarantees equally clear views, However, being the monsoon season the months of June, July and August are not recommended for the Tour to Everest Base Camp by Helicopter.

The best time for Everest base camp Helicopter tourism September to May in Nepal, March to June, the normal temperature is 15 to 20 degree Celsius during the day while Sun shining.  morning and evening can be the bit colder with around 0 to 05 degree as well as cold wind.

Everest base camp Helicopter tour
Everest base camp Helicopter tour

Weather and climate condition of The Everest base camp and the surrounding area.

The weather of the Mt. Everest area is totally depending on the season however Everest Base Camp can be visited all around the year and also depends upon the altitude and areas of the visit. The month of monsoon such as July to mid-September is wet but totally clean and green with as well as humidity.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour takes you beyond 4,000 meters. The day is clear where there are strong sunlight and UV because of reducing oxygen as well as air pressure,

Mid-September to December is also the best and clear weather. The temperature is more or less -05 to -10 degree Celsius in the morning and night time. During the sunlight, maximum is 15-20 D.C

December to March is the coldest months with chances of snows with the minimum of -10 to -15 degree Celsius with the maximum 15-18 degree this time of the year is clear with a fine blue sky and Great views of Himalayas. From the mid of March, again the warm season is beginning.

Small Note: The comfortable weight to Fly from Syngboche to Everest base camp-  Kalapatthar is maximum 250 KG. In this case, Our Helicopter needs to do a  Shuttle from Syngboche-Everest base camp -Kalapatthar- Syngboche. 3 person in one shuttle. From Kathmandu to Syagboche we can take Maximum 6 person with our B-3+ engine.  Our three customer enjoy the view with the Mt. Everest view and other three will fly to Everest Base camp, when the other will come back from the Everest base camp other three will fly to Everest base camp. After we complete us, we fly to down to Lukla and Kathmandu.

Clothing for  Tour to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour


  • long base layer shirts.
  • shirts short sleeve
  • fleece sweaters – one lightweight, one heavier
  • Warm Jackets and pants

 Outer layers. 

  • wind/rain proof overlayer- jacket and pants
  • down vest
  • warm winter hat
  • peak hat
  • pair of gloves, During the winter ( December, January, February )
  • Sun glasses ( UV protection )
  •  camera with, extra batteries.

Please carry two bottles of drinking water, Chocolate, some snacks, ETC.

Please make your day backpack as small as possible.

Trip Notes of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

Flying hours, as well as the stop over time, depend upon the weather and pilots decision, whether it’s perfect for stops and landing at villages or at Everest base camp, as the mountain weather can be random sometimes during after the mid day normally.

Our team will try to do our best to cover significant highlights stops on this Helicopter trip as much as possible providing you with an extra time to observer local culture visit of monasteries, as mentioned above with full 4 to 5 hours of charming and pleasant time in our Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp.

everest view hotel from helicopter
Everest View Hotel by Helicopter

Model of Helicopter for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

We have different types of helicopters presently operating in private sector:
AS350b3e/ series of helicopters which are manufactured by Euro copter, France is very famous all over the world as well as Bell Helicopter from the USA.  The Helicopter we use depend on the area and altitude. We use B3+. B-3, B-2, these are the most versatile helicopters and is suitable for mountain flying and all types of helicopter missions.

 Safety Notes:

-Wear seat-belt during flight ever leave the assigned seats during board.

-Some time pilot needs to re-position the helicopter even after touching down the helipad.

-Do not throw any objects from the helicopter during the flight.

-Never smoke unless the Captain indicates that it is safer to do. Do not change or stand from your allocated seat.

-Please learn carefully while your Pilot teach you how to open and close with lock the door of your Helicopter. You may also have to open and close the door by yourself while landing and taking off.

-Please listen carefully of the pilot instruction before the flight take off. Our experience Pilot teaches you important instruction before flight taking off. Please follow your pilot.

Special Private / Group joining a trip 

We provide a special High altitude guide with oxygen form Pangobace / Pheriche / Syngboche to the Everest base camp and Kalapattar dung the landing or flying. Additional charges may apply in these special requirements.

How to reserve your Seat for the Everest base camp helicopter landing tour? 

We need your full name or the copy of passport. We also require your weight. It is requested you to deposit 20 to 30 % advance amount for booking and rest of the amount before the flight. On the booking ( Book this trip )  button you can also directly book after choosing your trip date on the same button.

Contact for us :

Subash: Mobile: +977 9851069596 whats app, Viber, Direct call

Email: info@excitingnepal.com 

Why Booking your Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with us?

-Your Safety is the first priority.

-Best price guaranteed depends on the number of people.

-Your satisfaction is our goal.

-More than 12 years of experience.

-100 % of success rate, Good weather situation.

-Your payment is 100% safe and secure.

-Deep local knowledge and on ground attendance.

-We are available around the clock.

-Guaranteed Departure on Every Booking, weather condition may apply.

-You can schedule your own departure dates.

-Company base in Kathmandu Nepal, our experience airport ground handling staff.

-Quick Response.

-Special care and consideration.

-Save your precious time and effort.

Can book immediately online.

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Base camp Helicopter tour 

Helicopter tour with landing 

Everest base camp Helicopter flight 

1. Pick up from your Hoel at 6:00 AM, Drop you to the Kathmandu airport., Kathmandu to Lukla Airport: 45-minute ride (fueling time is 10-15 minutes at Lukla )

2. Lukla to Kala Patthar: 25 minutes (landing time is 10-15 minutes)

3. Kala Patthar to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel): 12 minutes (landing time is 30 minutes for breakfast)

4. Syangboche to Lukla to Kathmandu: 1 hour 20 minutes.

5. Pick up from the airport and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Early in the morning, we’ll pick up you from the hotel and drive to domestic terminal of International Airport.

Your journey starts from Kathmandu Airport. As the Helicopter move eastward, you’ll be welcomed by the magnificent vistas of green hills passing Dolakha village around Jiri village. Heli ride continues over the Lamjura-La-Pass of 3,550 m high, covered in thick rhododendron forests.

After 45 minutes, helicopter lands at Lukla with the magnificent view of chains of Himalayas. Lukla is situated at an elevation of 2,820 m above sea level. Lukla airport is one of the famous small airports with a small runway in the world.

Here you’ll get some time to observe the local Sherpa traditional life. You’ll see many guides and porters are waiting for their clients.

After a short stop for fueling purpose at Lukla, you’ll fly towards Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is a Sherpa capital of Khumbu region. It is also famous as the gateway to the Everest region.

From Namche Bazaar, we will head higher towards other interesting villages including Syangboche, Tengboche, and Gorak Shep. Also, during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, you may spot some trekkers making their way to Base Camp.

From the window, you’ll enjoy the view of beautiful Khumbu Valley surrounded by some world’s highest peaks.

Then, you’ll fly over Everest Base Camp will offer you a glimpse of Khumbu icefall and glaciers.

Admiring all these views next you’ll stop at Kala Patthar for the majestic view of the world’s highest mountain and its neighboring peaks.

The helicopter will stay for 10-15 minutes, then fly back to Syanboche to the Everest View Hotel. The hotel’s terrace offers an indescribable view of different snow-capped mountains and Everest peak.

Here you’ll get to enjoy the five-star breakfast with the majestic mountain views in the distance.

After enjoying this magical journey, you’ll fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.

Definitely, it is stunning once in a lifetime view!

Trip Cost US$ 990 Per person
Cost Includes:
  • Hotel pick up and drop.
  • Helicopter flight to Mt. Everest.
  • All landing charges.
  • Value added tax and service charge.
  • All official taxes,
Cost Excludes:
  • All your food and drinks.
  • National park fees ( 30 USD ) 3390 NRS.  if applicable
  • Khumbu Village developers (Tax 18 USD) 2000 NRS  if applicable.
  • Airport Tax. ( 1.5 USD ) 200 NRS.

Start Date - End Data Status Cost Book This Trip
09/05/2018 - 09/05/2018 Guaranteed US$ 1200 per person Book this trip

01: How high is  the Everest base camp ( EBC ) helicopter tour ?

Everest base camp Helicopter flight tour is 4,000 m to 5,500 meter  high or above in some areas (18000 feet).

02:  Our Helicopter Helicopter land at the mount Everest Base Camp?

Yes, it can  land at Everest base camp but need very special permit for to land the Helicopter at the Everest base camp. However Kalapather is the best view point of Mt. Everest,

Landing at the Everest base camp is depends upon the weather and as well perfect landing areas, which sometimes can be hard to land when wind, avalanches and rock falls might obstruct the landing spot. We can also fly over the Everest base camp.

03: How much time we can spend at the Everest base camp  ?

It depend on the season and weather, during peak and high season for mountaineering expeditions, the areas are  full of camping with different expeditions to Mt. Everest climb.

However, it does allow landing for sometimes, just to click your camera and catch the views of the surrounding superb areas of Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers. We land at the kalapatthar for the best view and click the Picture with mount Everest back drop. It also good to know that we can not see the Mt. Everest from the Mt. Everest base camp.

04: Trip handling is with  well trained and experienced?

No doubt about it, all our guides and pilots are expert and professional in this line of job with more than decades of experience leading world-wide customers showing the wonders of Himalaya with full knowledge in flora-fauna, local culture and history with traditional life.

All our guides and field staff well trained with medical knowledge and can help you when emergency situation rises with proper care and pledge and will treat you with medical know how, if its serious they are well equipped to call for helicopter services for emergency evacuation.

05: How are the arrangements for safe drinking water on this trip?

we recommend you to carry your safe water for the mean time and while we land at the Syangobche for the breakfast, there we can buy the safe drinking water.

06: Is there any extra hidden cost during the trip?

There are no any extra hidden charges after you book your trip with us. It includes your permit, Hotel-Airport-Hotel Pick up and drop, All Tax and service charges are including

However your food and drinks need to pay by yourself.

 06:  How do I book Mount Everest helicopter tour with your company?

It is easy, you can book with us directly, we need your exact date for the trip from you and need your copy of passport, We need 30 % of advance for the booking, can pay by card, bank transfer, online, please check our booking and payment system. Paying by card is https://www.excitingnepal.com/payment-details/

 07: I am travelling single, Can I join with other group ?

Yes, this is group joining trip, so all solo traveler can join. Please e-mail us with your preferred flight date. It helps to share cost of Everest base camp helicopter tour.

08:Do you carry oxygen tanks in case of emergency?

Yes, we always have oxygen cylinder for an emergency.

09: Can I open my window of the Helicopter ? 

Yes, you can open your side window of Helicopter and take the picture from your camera and Mobile phone,


Mt. Everest By Helicopter

Four of us had joined the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with Exciting Nepal treks. We got the best deal for our private flight for this amazing trip. We were very impressed with the immediate reply from Exciting Nepal with honest information of the trip. Exciting Nepal take care their costumers and look after from begging to end that we realized. We had a pick up from the hotel and drop to the airport as well as dropped us after we finished our flight.

This Helicopter flight was 4 hours. The Helicopter stopped at the Lukla, Hotel Everest view and Kalapatthar for the Mt. Everest view. It was a short Landing at the Kalapatthar, The Helicopter did not stoped the engine, The pilot said due to the high altitude the Helicopter do not stop the engine but just landing for few minutes. There was no guide were available but pilot give some information. We landed at Hotel Everest View for the breakfast at Synageboche, The breakfast was ok, but the spot for the breakfast was just amazing. Be sure that you will have some change money for the breakfast and permit of Everest, As soon as while we enter the Everest View Hotel they come to collect National Park fee of Everest. The Scenery and during the flight was also amazing , The trip was rally great, Thank you Exciting Nepal.


Amazing The Mt. Everest Experience with Helicopter Ride.

I have booked the Everest Base Camp trip by Helicopter, Which land at the Kalaptthar near by the Base Camp OF Mt. Everest. What a mazing view of Mt. Everest and many other High snow caped mountain, the best flight of my Life with the Helicopter passes through among the Himalayas.
From the beginning to the end the view was stunning all the time. Landing at Lukla airport, Landing at Everest view hotel, Landing at Kalaptthar, The great value of Money. Once in a life time, you will not regret for sure with this trip.

Rolf, USA

Mt. Everest and Kalapatthar Hight by Helicopter

The trip was started from Kathmandu hotel early morning. Picked up us at 6 AM in the morning drop us at the airpot. One of the Staff from company was waiting us at the airport with Boarding pass of Helicopter outside entry gate. Inside we had to measure our weight and waited around 25 Minutes.

We ere 5 people all together and A Russian pilot meat us and gave is few information, we dropped at the Helipad. It was around 50 minutes more or less to Lukla airport. Waited there for 10 minutes, and fly into the Syngboche Everest view hotel. We took the breakfast while other from our Helicopter went to Base camp, after they came came back we two took the flight to Base camp Kalapatthar. The view was really awesome, very closer to the Mt. Everest and hotel peaks. We stopped there for less than 10 minutes I guess which was enough to view the Mt. Everest and for the Picture. Came back to Syngboche and back to Kathmandu.

Over all the trip was arranged very professionally, the flight was so smooth. Scenery was gorgeous during the flying and landing. The trip is to remember for a life time.

Rolf and Anna, Germany

I enjoyed a lot with Everest base camp Helicopter tour

I was the only one person for the trip and looking for a group so I can afford the trip. Exciting Nepal made my dream comes true to Visit the Everest base camp by Helicopter. We total were 6 people in a group with one Helicopter. The trip was group joining. Exciting Nepal has great relation or booking for this trip so they can collect the group so every one can share the cost of Helicopter tour to the Everest base camp. The trip was from Kathmandu to Lukla than after Lukla they flew to Syngboche, the Everest view Hotel for the Breakfast and rest of the other they fly to Everest base camp and Kalapatthar, So it is turn by turn. I really enjoyed the view and like the service. I would like to recommend this trip who they would like to do the trip of Mt. Everest base camp in one day.

Tomcs payzour, Russia

Really Exciting the Everest Helicopter tour

Four of us booked the Everest base camp Helicopter tour with Exciting Nepal Treks. we contacted Mr. Subash via WhatsApp , we always got quick reply even a mid night, Found that  company  is very professional for the Everest base camp Helicopter tour.

We were staying at Hotel Soltee Crwon plaza which was a bit away from the city. We have token care of all pick up and drop. All together we were only four us so we did two shuttle with two people to the Everest base camp from Syngboche to Everest Kalapatthar. Landing into the Kalapatthar was an amazing, the View of Mt. Everest and other Himalaya was so close. Flying with close part of Himalayan village which makes this trip extra ordinary.

Alfred Brawan, Switzerland

Landing into the Mt. Everest By Helicopter

We took a trip to Everest base camp by Helicopter with Exciting Nepal. Exciting Nepal was serious about their customers and treat well, Staff picked up from the hotel on the right time as mention, Check in to the airport. We flew to Lukla airport at first and flew to Everest base camp, Landed at the Kalapatthar with great view of the Mt. Everest. The pilot was really experienced and brief all about trip. Landing into Syngboche from the breakfast was really nice, we had breakfast on the the top with the view of the Mt. Everest. We found the team was really professional.

Tim and Routh, USA

Everest Base camp by Helicopter

The trip was recommended by our hotel. We just did the Poon hill trip and really would like to land into the Everest Base camp. The trip was just for 4 hours arranged by Exciting Nepal treks. The picked me from the hotel and drop me to the hotel after the trip end, Manager was looking after the trip and looking after if the trip is going well.
The Helicopter actually land into the Kalapatthar with the gerat view of Mt. Everest. Having the breakfast in Syngboche is an amazing experience which was also stunning views of Mt. Everest. The trip was with the group of 5. The Helicopter land at the Kala[atthar for the Photo and views. We were flying over the Everest base camp very closely/

JIm, Switzerland

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  • Group Size: 01
  • Minimum altitude: 1300
  • Maximum altitude: 5350
  • Season: March to may - Mid Sept to Mid Jan
  • Grade Info: Easy
  • Transportation: Helicopter
  • Total Days: 01

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