Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

Duration: 1 Days / 0 Nights   |   Based on 30 Reviews
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Style: Tour
  • Transportation: By Air
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Group Size: 1-5
  • Max Altitude: 5555

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

  • Shortest and easiest tour to Everest Base Camp for the overall view of Everest region
  • Kathmandu Lukla scenic flight early in the morning
  • The glimpses of the Sherpa villages maintaining their unique lifestyle, culture and tradition
  • Opportunity to have breakfast or lunch at Everest View Hotel, one of the high altitude hotels in the world, just in front of the highest peak of the world, Mt. Everest
  • 360-degree panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. AmaDablam and other peaks from Kala Patthar, the best vantage point in Everest region
  • Aerial view of the wonderful landscapes, lush valleys, Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Icefall and snowcapped mountains

Are you eager for an exhilarating helicopter ride over Mount Everest rather than trekking through the region? Or perhaps you’re longing for a brief yet breathtaking tour of the Everest area to marvel at the majestic snow capped peaks? If so, we have the perfect solution for you! Orbit Alpine Adventure offers an Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour package and Everest Base Camp Trek return by helicopter, designed to fulfill your dream of experiencing the Nepalese high Himalayas quickly and comfortably. Enjoy a spectacular aerial view of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, and its stunning neighbouring peaks with our convenient tour package.  Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the fastest way to get an aerial view of the high mountains in the Everest region. In just four hours, you can sightsee the complete Khumbu area by flying from Kathmandu to Lukla. For many walking enthusiasts, visiting Everest Base Camp is an enduring dream. This helicopter tour offers spectacular views of snowcapped peaks, ancient Buddhist monasteries, Sherpa villages, and luxurious valleys, providing a remarkable experience in the tall Himalayas of Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour

During the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour, you’ll observe the grand eight-thousands of the Everest, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga regions in their original form. This tour showcases plentiful glaciers, including the world's largest, Khumbu Glacier, as well as the Khumbu Icefall and abundant snowy peaks. Basically, the helicopter tour offers a charming view of the Land of Himalayan Acmes. Moreover, you’ll see charming Sherpa villages scattered across the Khumbu region, including centuries-old Buddhist monasteries just above the tree line, making them of similar value.

The Everest helicopter tour offers an exciting experience of the blessed peaks without the need to walk through the Everest region trek. A day journey to Everest by helicopter provides an outstanding and time-efficient way to relish the mountain gorgeousness. While walking to Everest Base Camp Trek needs important time, physical strength, mental pledge, and preparation, the helicopter tour is perfect for those with inadequate vacation time who still want to achieve their Everest dream. Though the charge of the helicopter tour is higher than that of the trek, the experience and sights it offers are precious.

Mount Pumori View from Kalapathar

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour in Nepal begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the entry to the Khumbu region. While the helicopter refills, you can enjoy your first sight of Lukla, a typical Sherpa village. Here, you'll experience the exceptional cultural setting of the Khumbu region, whole with prayer flags and Sherpa traditions. The helicopter then takes off and lands at the Everest View Hotel, one of the uppermost elevation hotels in the world. At the Everest View Hotel, you can pamper breakfast with a magnificent view of Mt. Everest and nearby peaks, gratifying a truly exclusive and extraordinary wish.

After your break at the Everest View Hotel, the helicopter continues to Kala Patthar, famous as the best vantage point for seeing Everest’s high peaks. En route, you'll see enormous mountains such as Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Tawache, and numerous Himalayan glaciers. The helicopter tour from Everest View Hotel to Kala Patthar offers the neighbouring aerial view of Everest Base Camp and its environments. Due to technical restrictions, the helicopter can only stop at Kala Patthar for 5 to 7 minutes.

The very first motive for this brief stop at Kala Patthar is due to high risk of altitude sickness. Secondly, the climate in the high-altitude Himalayan region is impulsive, motivating the pilot to diminish the time spent there. Finally, the short shift at Kala Patthar bring into line with the time of the Everest helicopter tour you have booked. If the tour period is limited, the helicopter company purposes to make the most of your experience within the time limitations. You can extend your stop at Kala Patthar by paying an extra amount to the helicopter firm.

Kala Patthar is the best part of the Everest helicopter tour, offering a 360-degree all-around view of the fabulous peaks. The view of silvery peaks like Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Cholatse, and Mt. Pumori is really superb. While at Kala Patthar, you can capture photographs with Mt. Everest and other grand mountains as your background, making cherished memories of your trip.

Everest View from Kalapathar

After seeing Kala Patthar, the helicopter returns to Everest View Hotel for lunch break and some rest. The tour then flows with a landing at Lukla for refilling before flying back to Kathmandu, finishing your Everest day tour. Instead, the helicopter may fly over Namche Bazaar, the trade center of the Khumbu region, offering fascinating views. Finally, after refilling at Lukla (Tenzing Hillary Airport), the helicopter returns to Kathmandu, finishing your Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary:

  1. Pick up from your hotel and drop you at the Kathmandu Airport at 6:00 AM
  2. Kathmandu to Lukla Airport
  3. Flight Time: 45-minutes
  4. Ground Time: Maximum 15 minutes for fueling at Lukla
  5. Lukla to Everest View Hotel
  6. Flight Time: 13 Minutes
  7. Ground Time: Maximum 30 minutes for delicious breakfast of your choice
  8. Everest View Hotel to Kala Patthar
  9. Flight Time: 12 minutes
  10. Ground Time: Maximum 10 minutes for capturing photographs
  11. Kala Patthar to Lukla to Kathmandu
  12. Flight Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  13. Pick up from the airport and drop at your hotel in Kathmandu

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost

Orbit Alpine Adventure offers the EBC Helicopter Tour with top- grade services at a highly sensible cost. The tour commences at Kathmandu Airport and concludes at Kala Patthar in the Everest region. The cost for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is USD 1050 per person for a group of 5, count USD 5250.

If the number of participants is less than five, the total amount must be calmly divided among all partakers. We guarantee you that the experience you gather will be well worth the cost. To boost your journey and provide you with precise information about the mountains and height reached during the tour, we provide an expert flight guide. Your gratification and satisfaction are our top importance!

Weather and climate condition of the Everest Region:

It's vital to know that the weather of a place is severely inclined by its altitude and the season of the year. While the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour functions throughout the year, the weather in the Himalayan region can change speedily. If the weather conditions are opposed, the flight to Mt. Everest will be postponed until situations improve. It's value noting that the Everest air tour takes you above 4,000 meters from sea level, where oxygen levels are lesser and air pressure is reduced. Additionally, the sun's rays are tougher at these heights. These factors are carefully measured to safeguard the safety and coziness of all commuters during the trip.

In Nepal, the monsoon season extends from July to mid-September, during which the Everest region becomes luxurious green and offers crystal-clear views. Booking your Everest helicopter tour during this season lets you witness superb snowy peaks and lively sceneries.

From mid-September to December, the weather remains remarkably clear, making it another perfect time for the Everest Helicopter tour. During this time, the average temperature drops to around -5 to -10°C in the mornings and evenings, while growing to 15-20°C during the sunlit daytime hours. These periods offer various and appealing experiences for those boarding on the Everest helicopter tour.

December, January, February, and March mark the coolest months in the Everest region, with a high chance of snowfall. During this time, the normal temperature drops to around -10 to -15°C, which may rarely hinder clear views. However, from mid-March onwards, the warmer season starts, with temperatures ranging from 15-18°C. This time brings clear blue skies and offers superb views of the extraordinary Himalayas, providing an exceptional opportunity for the Everest helicopter tour.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Gears:

The Everest helicopter trip is a short and hectic free journey displaying the regal mountain titans of the Everest region in Nepal. As it's a short trip, you won't need to carry much too a daypack and warm clothing. Moreover, if you feel the need for oxygen while flying above 4,000 meters, an oxygen cylinder will be provided for your ease and security. This confirms that you can fully enjoy the experience without any needless doubts or loads.

Must-pack Things’ List:

  • Wind/waterproof down jacket, trouser
  • Warm hat
  • Base Layers
  • Fleece jacket
  • Gloves, thermal socks, and inners
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • A bottle of Water
  • Light snacks

When embarking on an Everest helicopter flight in the winter season, it's vital to dress suitably for the cold temperatures. Wearing thermals, base layers, and a down jacket will help keep you warm and contented during the journey. Since the normal temperature at Kala Patthar can drop below cold during winter, these cosy clothes are important for safeguarding your relief and delight during the helicopter tour.

Group and private Everest Base Camp helicopter tour 2023/2024

You have the choice to join the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour in two methods: whichever by joining our group tour or picking for a private tour. Both types of tours offer an unbelievable prospect to experience the gorgeousness of the Himalayas and Mount Everest. However, there are some significant variances to consider when selecting between a group or private tour.

Group Everest Base Camp helicopter tour:

In a group helicopter tour, you'll join a unit of associated explorers who have also booked the same tour. This setup offers a bizarre chance to mingle with like-minded individuals and share the knowledge of sightseeing the Himalayas. Group tours lean towards being more budget-friendly since the cost is separated among all members.

However, there are some disadvantages to consider. Group tours often follow a fixed itinerary and step, as everyone must follow a set timetable. This absence of flexibility may limit your capability to fit the tour to your likings, and you may need to negotiate on certain features, such as timing or exact stops along the way.

Private Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

A private tour offers extreme customization, modified exactly to your favourites and needs. Whether wandering solo or with a select group, this type of tour grants supreme flexibility in making the itinerary to your fondness. With confidentiality and selection as hallmarks, a private tour confirms a close experience, perfect for those looking for privacy or a close-knit venture with friends or family. You command the step, letting for lengthy stays at iconic spots like the Everest View Hotel.

However, the honour of a private tour comes at a sophisticated cost associated with group tours. This best reflects the private use of the helicopter and the enthusiastic services of guides and crew members. If affordability and social communication are supreme, a group tour might be the desirable choice. Yet, for those arranging personalised attention and flexibility, a private tour delivers an unbeatable experience custom-made to your requirements. Eventually, the decision pivots on your individual favourites and financial thoughts.

Major Attractions of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing

Our Everest Base Camp helicopter tour proposes numerous landings, pleasing the adventure. These shortstops let you appreciate magnificent views and enable helicopter refilling. You'll land at planned points like Lukla, Everest View Hotel, Kala Patthar, and maybe Namche Bazaar, confirming an unforgettable and immersive experience.

Lukla

Situated in the Solukhumbu District of the Sagarmatha Zone in eastern Nepal, Lukla assists as the entryway to Mount Everest, the world's uppermost peak. Placed at a height of 2,860 meters (9,383 ft), Lukla claims a small airport, Tenzing Hillary Airport, infamous for its stimulating landing strip, making it one of the most dangerous airports internationally. Despite its hazardous status, Lukla remains a desirable destination for explorers and mountaineers. During our Everest Base Camp helicopter tour, we land in Lukla for helicopter refilling both before heading to Everest Base Camp and on the return flight to Kathmandu, safeguarding a safe and well-organised journey.

Kala Patthar

Kala Patthar, located in the Khumbu region of Nepal at an elevation of 5,545 meters (18,192 ft), is a well-known trekking destination near Mount Everest Base Camp. Decoding to "Black Rock" in Nepali, Kala Patthar offers incredible all-around views of Mount Everest from its summit. Sited to the south of Everest, it provides a free view of the grand mountain. During our Everest Base Camp helicopter tour, we'll land at Kala Patthar for 5 to 10 minutes, letting you sightsee in the spectacular mountain view. However, extended stays are discouraged due to the risk of height sickness out there this timeframe.

Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp (EBC), located at a rise of 5,364 meters (17,598 ft), is the initial point for explorers and mountaineers boarding on journeys to summit Mount Everest, the world's uppermost peak. Serving as a momentary campsite, EBC eases adaptation and preparation for the difficult climb ahead. Reachable only via an exciting trek through Himalayan topography, the journey naturally spans 12 to 14 days. Orbit Alpine Adventure also offers an Everest easy trek for those with limited time. Experience the grandeur of Everest in a suitable and practicable journey. While on our EBC helicopter tour, you'll fly over the base camp, as landing is impractical. From the air, you'll observe many tents and mountaineers, along with spectacular views of the Khumbu Icefall, offering an extraordinary view.

Syangboche Airstrip

Syangboche Airstrip, situated near Namche Bazaar in the Khumbu region of Nepal, is a small high-altitude airport mainly operated for helicopter flights. Constructed in 1964 by Sir Edmund Hillary, it was industrialized to ease transport to the remote hilly area, previously nearby only by foot, yak, or porter. Today, the airstrip plays a vital role in the transport network of the Khumbu region, serving as an emergency landing site for helicopters and easing the movement of hikers, trekkers, and provisions to and from the Everest region. Throughout our tour, we'll land here and hike to Hotel Everest View, placed nearby.

Everest View Hotel

The Everest View Hotel, established in 1971 by Japanese entrepreneur Kiyomitsu Arai, is an extravagant hotel in the Khumbu region neighboring Namche Bazaar. Located at 3,962 meters (13,000 ft) above sea level, the hotel claims traditional Nepali style and 12 rooms, each offering spectacular views of Mount Everest and the Himalayas.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

At the Everest View Hotel, guests enjoy a variety of luxurious facilities including a restaurant serving traditional Nepali and worldwide cuisine, a bar, a gift shop, and a spa offering several services. During our visit, you'll pamper in a pleasant breakfast of your choice, spending 45 minutes to an hour relishing the culinary delights.

Dos and Don’ts While On-board and Ground Time:

  • Fasten your seatbelts.
  • Sit in your own seat until and unless the pilot advises to move.
  • Don’t throw any wastage from the windows.
  • Don’t consume smoke and alcohol without the pilot’s permission.
  • Abide by the instructions given by the pilot.
  • Don’t move backwards of the helicopter while the tail rotor is moving during the ground time.
  • Always move from the front of the helicopter while on-ground.

Why Book your Everest helicopter tour with Orbit Alpine Adventure?

  • Run by a well-experienced person who has understood tourism market properly.
  • Clients’ Satisfaction is Our Motto!
  • Customized tour and trekking packages including EBC Helicopter Tour
  • The ultimate companion who values your needs for your Nepal visit.
  • Preferred and recommended by the clients for its high-quality services.
  • Certified by the Government of Nepal and other umbrella organizations.
  • Most reasonable cost and no hidden charges imposed on the clients.
  • Equivalent priority for group and private booking.
  • Responsible agency for environment-friendly tourism.
  • Regular interaction with the clients.
  • Good knowledge of socio-cultural aspects and natural sites of all Nepal tourist destinations.
  • All types of tours and trekking packages
  • 100% money back if the tour is cancelled due to other than the client’s side.
  • Friendly and highly professional team and members.
  • Entertainment and enjoyment at the fullest.

FAQs:

1. What is Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour?

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is the fastest way to experience the spectacular wonders of the Everest region, making your Everest dream an authenticity without the need for a long 14-days Everest Base Camp trek. Whether you're tired of anticipating the trek itinerary or simply looking for a shorter aerial escapade, this tour offers an advanced journey to observe the miracles of Everest.

2. Why is Everest Base Camp helicopter tour popular?

The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is  preferred among tourists in Nepal, offering an exceptional opportunity for understanding the beauty of the high Himalayas. With aerial sights of snowcapped peaks, Sherpa villages, and ancient monasteries, it's an available way to fulfill your Everest dream, even for those with physical restrictions.

3. Is Everest helicopter tour affordable for everyone?

The Everest helicopter tour becomes more reasonable when shared among group associates. While the secluded flight cost is higher than Everest Base Camp trekking, with a group of 5 members not exceptional 500 kg, it becomes effortlessly practicable, making the dream of experiencing Everest more available to everyone.

4. Is It possible to land a helicopter at the top of Mt. Everest?

Landing a helicopter on the top of Mount Everest is impractical due to thin air at 8,848m height. Aviation rules in Nepal forbid landing even at Everest Base Camp. However, Kala Patthar offers the best vantage point for a 360-degree view of Mount Everest and nearby snow-capped mountains.

5. Can everyone do Everest Base Camp helicopter tour?

There are no limits for tourists fascinated in the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour. People of all ages and capabilities, from ordinary to differently abled individuals, can join in this tour and create memorable lifelong memories

6. Can I meet and interact with the local people during Everest Base Camp helicopter tour?

Yes, during the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour, you have the opportunity to get involved with local communities, mostly at the airstrips. While refilling in Lukla, you can interact with locals, learning about their culture and traditions. Likewise, at Everest View Hotel during meals, you can talk with locals, exciting your experience.

7.Is Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour safe?

Yes, The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is extremely safe, with flights planned based on climate conditions. Rearrangements occur if weather is unfavourable to guarantee a hazard-free experience for travellers.

8. Do we need a guide for Everest Helicopter tour?

Whether or not to hire a guide is completely up to you! At Orbit Alpine Adventure, you have the option to book a specialized guide for in-depth knowledge of the Everest region. Moreover, your pilot is highly well-informed and shares understandings about the natural and cultural places throughout the flight.

9. How can I find the best agency to organize Everest flight tour?

Out of several Nepal trekking agencies, Orbit Alpine Adventure stands out as the leading choice for arranging your Everest air tour. You can effortlessly reach us via phone, email, or apply our convenient online booking system on our official website: https://www.orbitalpineadventure.com/

10. Can we get Everest Base Camp helicopter tour facilities from within the Everest region?

Unquestionably, helicopter tour conveniences within the Everest region are accessible for quick withdrawal and release purposes, safeguarding your safety. Moreover, if you wish an aerial tour while in the Everest region, contact Orbit Alpine Adventure. However, additional charges apply for Everest helicopter tours set within the Khumbu region.

11. Can we land our helicopter on any of the stations in the Everest region and fly back to Kathmandu by witnessing the view of Mt. Everest?

Certainly, the helicopter can stop at any airstrip in the Everest region beforehand returning to Kathmandu. Yet, a stop at Lukla for refilling is necessary. Reserve your seat for Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with Orbit Alpine Adventure.

 

Note: In the event of unfavourable conditions, such as severe weather, Everest flights may be delayed, postponed, or cancelled. Orbit Alpine Adventure confirms full payment repayment with no withdrawal charges.

Trip Map

Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour map

Cost Details

  • Free private transportation to airport and back to hotel from airport
  • Flight by helicopter to everest base camp on private and (sharing basic Max 5 person) and return back to Kathmandu
  • Landing 15 on Kalapatthar and Everest view hotel 45 minutes to 1 hour for breakfast
  • Oxygen cylinder and all the emergency necessary things
  • Agency service charges
  • All kind of government Taxes not any hidden cost
  • All kind of food and drinks during the trip 
  • All kind of personal expense
  • Personal gear and down jacket 
  • Sagarmatha national park entry fee (3000 Nepali Rupee) and 2000 NPR VDC fee
  • Tips and donations 
  • Airport tax (500 rupee)
  • Breakfast at Everest view hotel 
  • Paying by card will cost 4% Bank service Charge Extra 
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Useful Info

Everest base camp helicopter tour safety

We offer an incredible Everest Base Camp helicopter tour that provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience of witnessing the stunning beauty of the Himalayas and Mount Everest from above. The safety of our clients is our top priority during any trip. We take all necessary measures to ensure that our clients have a safe and enjoyable experience.

The followings are some of the safety measures we take during our Everest Base Camp helicopter tour:

Experienced pilots: Our helicopter tours are operated by highly experienced and skilled pilots who are trained in high-altitude flying and have extensive experience flying in the Himalayan region. They have a thorough knowledge of the local weather conditions and terrain and follow strict safety protocols to ensure a safe and comfortable flight.

Well-maintained helicopters: We only use modern and well-maintained helicopters for our tours. Our helicopters undergo regular maintenance checks to ensure that they are in top condition and safe for flying.

Altitude sickness precautions: Our Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is designed in a way that lets you avoid altitude sickness. We also provide oxygen masks and tanks on board to help alleviate symptoms if necessary.

Weather monitoring: Weather conditions in the Himalayan region can be unpredictable and can change rapidly. Our team monitors weather conditions constantly and will not fly if conditions are not safe.

Emergency procedures: Our helicopters are equipped with emergency equipment such as satellite phones, first aid kits, and rescue ropes. Our pilots are trained to handle emergency situations and can quickly transport clients to safety if necessary.

Booking & Cancellation Policy for Everest Base Camp helicopter tour

We have a very flexible booking and cancellation policy for the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour.

Booking Policy:

  1. The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour can be booked in advance through our website, email, or phone.
  2. To confirm the booking, a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the total cost of the tour is required at the time of booking.
  3. The remaining 75% of the tour cost must be paid at least 7 days before the tour departure date.
  4. We accept payments through bank transfer, credit/debit cards, or online payment gateway.
  5. We require the following information from each participant at the time of booking: full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number, and contact details.

Cancellation Policy:

1. In case of cancellation by the client, the following cancellation charges will apply:

  • Cancellation made more than 30 days before the tour departure date: 25% of the total tour cost.
  • Cancellation made between 15 and 30 days before the tour departure date: 50% of the total tour cost.
  • Cancellation made less than 15 days before the tour departure date: 100% of the total tour cost.

2. In case of cancellation by us due to unforeseen circumstances, such as bad weather or technical issues, we will provide the option of rescheduling the tour to a later date or a full refund.

3. Any changes to the tour itinerary or date must be requested at least 7 days prior to the tour departure date. Changes are subject to availability and may incur additional charges.

4. In case of a no-show or late arrival of the client, no refund will be provided.

We strongly advise clients to obtain travel insurance to cover any unexpected events that may cause the cancellation or interruption of the tour.

*Note: The above Booking & Cancellation Policy is subject to change without prior notice.

Other helicopter services in the Everest region

Apart from our Everest base camp helicopter with landing package, we also offer helicopter pick up and drop service in the many parts of the Everest region. You can book a helicopter flight from Kathmandu or any part of the Everest base camp trail back to Kathmandu easily with us. We have a very simple and quick booking process, which allows travelers to book a helicopter flight right away with us.  

Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

A helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is a popular mode of transportation for those wishing to reach the Everest region quickly and efficiently. The flight typically takes around 45 minutes and offers stunning views of the Himalayan mountains and valleys. 

Lukla is a small town located at an altitude of 2,860 meters (9,383 feet) and serves as the gateway to the Everest region. From Lukla, trekkers can begin their journey to the Everest Base Camp or explore other nearby destinations. The helicopter flight is a convenient option for those with limited time or who prefer to avoid the strenuous trek to Lukla. Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight accommodates up to 5 people or up to 500 kg. Solo travelers can get in touch with us. We will find you a group to join. 

Helicopter flight from EBC to Lukla

A helicopter flight from Everest Base Camp (EBC) to Lukla is a popular mode of transportation for those looking to quickly return to Lukla after completing a trek in the Everest region. The flight offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountains and valleys. 

From Everest base camp to Lukla helicopter flight typically takes around 15-20 minutes. The helicopter provides a convenient and efficient option for those looking to save time or who may be experiencing altitude sickness or other health issues. From Lukla, travelers can catch a flight back to Kathmandu or continue their journey to other destinations in Nepal.

As per your wish, you can choose to land in Lukla or continue the flight to Kathmandu. The helicopter flight from Everest base camp further enhances your journey in the Khumbu region and also lets you witness the aerial panorama of the Himalayas. To book a helicopter flight from EBC to Lukla, contact us now. We have the best price and service. 

Helicopter flight from Lukla to Kala Patthar

A helicopter flight from Lukla to Kala Patthar is a thrilling and unforgettable experience for those wishing to witness the beauty of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. Kala Patthar is a small peak located at an altitude of 5,545 meters (18,192 feet) and offers stunning panoramic views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other peaks in the region.

The helicopter flight from Lukla to Kala Patthar typically takes around 10-15 minutes and offers a unique perspective of the Himalayas. The flight takes you over deep valleys and towering peaks, providing a bird's-eye view of the stunning landscape. Upon arrival at Kala Patthar, you can explore the area and take in the breathtaking views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks.

This type of helicopter tour is a popular option for those who may not have the time or physical ability to trek to Kala Patthar. It is also a great choice for those looking to add an extra element of excitement to their Everest region adventure. The helicopter provides a convenient and efficient mode of transportation while also providing an unforgettable experience of the majestic Himalayan mountains.

Helicopter flight from EBC to Kathmandu

If you have reached Everest base camp and want to escape the return trek to Lukla or wish to avoid the overwhelming Lukla Kathmandu flight, then you can book a helicopter flight with us. Our crew will pick you up from EBC at your given time and drop you at Kathmandu airport.

Adding a helicopter flight back from EBC to Kathmandu adds an extra edge to your journey. You will get to witness the spectacular aerial scenery of the Himalayas. Fly over glaciers and river valleys. Get to witness the mountains from a different perspective. 

You will save 2 to 3 days of long descent from base camp to Lukla that you can enjoy in Kathmandu or doing some other activity. If you have not booked EBC to Kathmandu flight in advance, then no need to worry, as we take last-minute bookings for helicopter flights. 

Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Gorak Shep and Vice Versa

A helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Gorak Shep and vice versa is a popular option for trekkers and mountaineers who wish to avoid the long and strenuous trek to Everest Base Camp. Gorak Shep is the last village before the base camp and is located at an altitude of 5,164 meters (16,942 feet) above sea level.

The flight from Kathmandu to Gorak Shep takes around 1.5 hours and offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan range, including Mount Everest. During the flight, you will fly over the Khumbu Valley, passing through picturesque villages, rivers, and glaciers. The helicopter will land at the helipad in Gorak Shep, from where you can start your trek to Everest Base Camp.

The return flight from Gorak Shep to Kathmandu follows the same route and takes around 1.5 hours. The helicopter will land at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, where you can continue your journey or head back to your hotel.

It is important to note that helicopter flights to Gorak Shep are subject to weather conditions and may be canceled or delayed in case of unfavorable weather. Additionally, due to the high altitude and thin air in Gorak Shep, it is important to acclimatize properly before attempting any long trekking or climbing activities in the area.

Helicopter flight from Pheriche to EBC

A helicopter flight from Pheriche to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is a convenient option for trekkers and mountaineers who wish to avoid the difficult trek from Pheriche to EBC. Pheriche is a small village located at an altitude of 4,371 meters (14,340 feet) above sea level. It is a common stop for acclimatization during the trek to EBC.

The helicopter flight from Pheriche to EBC takes around 5-10 minutes, depending on the weather and visibility conditions. During the flight, you will fly over the Khumbu Glacier and get a close-up view of the Khumbu Icefall, a treacherous section of the route to Mount Everest. The helicopter will land at the helipad in EBC, from where you can explore the base camp and take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Mount Everest.

Helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu and vice versa

The helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu and vice versa is a popular way to travel between these two destinations in Nepal. A helicopter flight is convenient, especially for those who have limited time or physical fitness to undertake a full trek to EBC. The Pheriche to Kathmandu helicopter flight allows you to reach the base camp quickly and comfortably without having to worry about the strenuous trek.

Helicopter flight from Tengboche to EBC

A helicopter flight from Tengboche to Everest Base Camp is a unique and exciting way to experience the Himalayas in Nepal. It offers stunning views, convenience, flexibility, and safety, making it a popular option for trekkers who want to make the most of their time in the region.

Trekking to EBC from Tengboche can take several days, depending on your pace and itinerary. A helicopter flight can cut down the travel time significantly, allowing you to reach EBC in just a matter of hours. 

Likewise, the helicopter flight offers a breathtaking aerial view of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other peaks. The panoramic view of the Himalayas from the helicopter is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that trekkers should not miss

Helicopter flight from Tengboche to Lukla or Kathmandu

Flying in a helicopter from Tengboche to Lukla or Kathmandu is a breathtaking experience that offers a unique and unforgettable perspective of the Himalayan mountains. Tengboche is a small village in the Khumbu region of Nepal, which is home to the famous Tengboche Monastery, while Lukla is a popular starting point for trekking expeditions to Mount Everest.

The helicopter ride from Tengboche to Lukla or Kathmandu takes approximately 45 minutes to one hour, depending on the weather condition. The flight passes over stunning mountain landscapes, deep valleys, and remote villages that are inaccessible by foot.

As the helicopter takes off from Tengboche, passengers are treated to a panoramic view of the surrounding mountain peaks, including Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kangtega. The flight then descends into the Dudh Kosi Valley, which is a beautiful and remote area that is home to several Sherpa villages and continues to Kathmandu.

Helicopter flight from Dingboche to Kathmandu

If you feel like you couldn't trek after Dingboche and want to stop trekking, then you can opt for a helicopter ride from Dingboche village to Kathmandu. We will pick you up from Dingboche and drop you at Kathmandu Airport in a matter of a few seconds. You will not only save a lot of trekking time and energy but also get to behold the breathtaking panorama of the Himalayas from the air.

Helicopter flight from Lobuche to Kathmandu

Taking a helicopter flight from Lobuche to Kathmandu while trekking back from Everest Base Camp is a convenient and exciting way to end your trekking adventure in the Himalayas. Lobuche is a small village in the Khumbu region of Nepal, which is located at an altitude of 4,940 meters and is a popular stopover for trekkers on their way to Mount Everest.

A helicopter flight from Lobuche to Kathmandu takes approximately 45 minutes to one hour, depending on the weather conditions and the route taken. The flight passes over stunning mountain landscapes, deep valleys, and remote villages that are inaccessible by foot.

As the flight continues towards Kathmandu, passengers can see the stunning landscapes of the Himalayas, including deep gorges, icy glaciers, and towering peaks. The helicopter lands at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

Helicopter flight from Gokyo to Kathmandu and vice versa

A helicopter flight from Gokyo to Kathmandu, or vice versa, is a spectacular and convenient way to travel between the remote and picturesque village of Gokyo and the bustling city of Kathmandu. 

Gokyo is a small village located in the Khumbu region of Nepal, situated at an altitude of 4,790 meters. It is famous for its pristine glacial lakes and stunning views of the Himalayan mountains, including Cho Oyu and Mount Everest.

The helicopter flight from Gokyo to Kathmandu takes approximately 45 minutes to one hour. The flight passes over the beautiful landscapes of the Himalayas, including deep valleys, remote villages, and towering peaks.

 

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