Tour Details

  • 1 Days(s)

  • On their own

  • English

  • 5360m

overview

Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is a one day, luxury tour for all the people who aspire to travel around the Everest region in a short period of time without any trekking hassles and absolute luxury. This is perfect for those who have time limitation or are limited physically.

This luxury package provides you with the wonderful opportunity to witness the amazing landscapes of Nepal in minimal time with utmost ease and convenience. You will absolutely love the sight as you float above the clouds. You will be amazed by the diverse geography, vegetations, terrain and so on. You will see gigantic mountain peaks on this tour and will be awestruck by the scenic, natural beauty. Apart from this, you will get to explore the rich Sherpa culture, the decades' old monasteries, and the living style and traditions of the folks.

Tour Highlights

  • Fun flight above the pristine Gokyo lake, Kalapatthar, and the Everest Base Camp
  • Lunch at the hotel at the highest altitude in the world; Everest View Hotel
  • A short tour around Langtang valley and visit the Gosainkunda lakes

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Itinerary

  • 1 Day
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Facts on the trip 

Duration

  • One day 

Cost 

  • $1200 per person if reserved early 

Activities

  • Kathmandu- Kalapatthar (5545 meters) via flight and then fly to Syangboche (3800 meters)  to the Everest View Hotel. Eat breakfast and retrace back to Kathmandu by flight 

Area Of The Flight Tour

  • Mt. Everest Base Camp and to Khumbu Glacier of Everest; land on Kalapatthar. The famous viewpoint

Duration

  • 4 to 5 hours flight (Kathmandu-Kalapatthar-Everest View Hotel-Kathmandu) 

Highest Altitude Point

  • 5545 meters at Kalapatthar and 3780 meters in Syangboche at Everest View Hotel 

Best Season

  • Jan to Jun and Sep-Dec (This tour is however available all time of the year)

Phases Of The Trip

Phase I

  • Begins from Kathmandu to the Nagarkot Hills, then to Jiri’s alpine forest and land at Lukla 

Phase II

  • Fly over Namche Bazaar and then the Tengboche Monastery; we then move across Pheriche, Khumbu and afterward, land at Kala Patthar

Phase III

  • Kala Patthar to Everest Base Camp and then land at Everest View Hotel to have lunch or breakfast 

Phase IV

  • Head to Lukla through Namche Bazaar and then retrace back to Kathmandu airport

Safety Instructions for EBC Helicopter Tour 

  • Safety Instructions For Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour 
  • Remember to fasten your seat belt as you board the helicopter
  • Do not change or stand from your seat during the flight 
  • Do not throw anything from the helicopter    
  • Smoking is not allowed during the flight 
  • Please wait in the helipad till out operators direct you to come (The pilot needs to reposition the helicopter)

What’s included/excluded

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pickup and drop facility
  • Helicopter flight inclusive of seating arrangement for six people (max.)
  • Permit arrangement where applicable (extra fees and local payment)
  • Costs including insurance, transport, salary, and meals of escort covered
  • Medical kit along with reconfirmation of tickets for international flight
  • Helicopter flight fare as per flight duration

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa charge, personal travel expense, and medical insurance
  • Personal expenses like hot shower, batteries, drinks or meals in Kathmandu and Everest
  • Gears, down jackets and sleeping bags

The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is a lifetime experience providing the best views of Mt. Everest and other magnificent peaks from the viewpoint at Kalapatthar. The cost is USD 988 dollar for each person (if six people flying along); this is the best offer. You need to pay extra USD 30 dollars as permit fee for Sagarmatha National Park and airport tax worth USD 2. Breakfast at Everest costs from USD 20 to 27 dollars.

cancellation

Kindly contact us for cancellation.

Good to know

Location

  • The Everest Zone

Maximum Altitude

  • 5360 meters

Group Size

  • More than one

Favorable Time

  • April-May, June-July