One Day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour With Landing

Helicopter Back From Kala Pathhar
At a Glance
  • Duration5 Hours
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Maximum Altitude5555m
  • ActivityHelicopter Day Tour In Everest Nepal
  • Group Size1-20
  • StartsKathmandu
  • EndsKathmandu
  • Best SeasonAll around the year
One Day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour With Landing Highlights
  • From Bhaktapur,fly to Everest base camp, where you will see mountaineers who camp there before climbing Mount Everest.
  • Beautiful ariel peak of rhododendron and pine forests and lush valleys, lakes, and rivers.
  • Sit on the lap of the world’s highest peak mount Everest 8848m and experience the unparalleled beauty of nature it offers.
  • Experience the exciting landing at the world’s high-altitude viewpoint Kala Patthar(5645 m).
  • Enjoy luxury breakfast with a 360-degree view of majestic mountains in Everest View Hotel (13000ft).
  • You observe Sagarmatha National Park, the world’s famous nature reserve in the Himalayas which is also listed UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Close-up views of Mount Everest and other high mountains.
  • Great views of famous peaks such as AmaDablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, and many more.
  • The shortest and easiest way to reach Mount Everest is by helicopter within a few hours.

1 Day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour Description

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers an exciting and efficient way to enjoy the majesty of Mount Everest and the Himalayas. The Everest base camp helicopter tour with a landing at Everest View Hotel is a time-saver to have a nice revel in Everest in a single day. The Khumbu area's natural beauty is fantastic seen from the sky, where you can see the complete snow-capped Himalayas, glaciers, and sherpa settlement.

Our helicopter tours to Everest base camp are popular among national and international travelers because they offer a close to the “roof of the world” in a single day. It is a day tour of the Everest base camp in a helicopter from Bhaktapur.

The Everest base camp helicopter tour is suitable for those who don’t have sufficient trek time and number of days. this package is for physically disabled people who are enthusiastic about exploring the highest peak mountain in the world and can do this trip within a few hours. The luxurious Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing has been organized for those persons who feel like they might find it hard to trek.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour an affordable cost is a luxurious way to explore the beauty of the Khumbu region of Nepal. 

Mount Everest tour by helicopter starts in Bhaktapur, and sometimes helicopter flights will arrive at Lukla for refueling after almost an hour of flight. This airport was renowned for its challenging and adventurous runway.  

This thrilling journey takes you through the attractive Khumbu region in a comfortable helicopter for a wonderful experience you will never forget this moment. The luxury seat offers you an unparalleled sense of the highest peak in the world.

During this helicopter tour to Everest base camp, you will explore the picturesque scenes of iconic peaks such as Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. The flight almost tours above the Khumbu glacier and the Everest base camp. After a 20–25-minute ride, the helicopter lands/flyover at Everest base camp and Kala Patthar (5545 m). you will enjoy 360-degree views of Everest and other peaks. you will take a short flight to the Everest base camp to Everest View Hotel by helicopter, the highest hotel in the world. Here, you will take pictures and view all the wonderful scenery of Everest. There, you have breakfast with a view of Mount Everest and fly back to Kathmandu. 

Is it safe to fly to Everest base camp by helicopter?

Yes, the Everest base camp helicopter tour in 2024 & 2025 is safe if operated by experienced pilots and trustworthy companies with proper safety procedures. However, unpredictable weather situations in the Everest Region can affect flight safety, so flights are often scheduled to depart early in the morning while situations are greater excessive, any flight can reveal mechanical faults, affecting safety. 

A mountain as high as Everest Base Camp (5364 meters) can pose a chance of high-altitude illness, so trekkers need to be privy to the signs and symptoms and take precautions. Safety policies installed using the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal ensure complete tour insurance coverage for helicopter travel and weather conditions. Thus, it is essential to research the company thoroughly and follow all the safety instructions.

What are the major attractions of Everest base camp with a helicopter?

The major attractions of Everest base camp with a helicopter tour will let you explore traditional sherpa villages and diverse peaks of the mountains. you view the first landing place Lukla their culture and religion. You explore panoramic views of the Himalayan range like Mount Makalu, Mount Nuptse, Mount Kanchanjanga, Mount Island Peak, Mount Cholatse, Mount Cho Oyu, mount Dablam, mount Lhotse, and Mount Everest. you have breakfast world's highest hotel Everest Hotel with a panoramic view of Mount Everest, and then you explore the highest peak of Kala Patthar. The people prefer to experience the Everest helicopter tour with landing packages based on budget-friendly and high-quality luxurious service. Another important factor is all ages are suitable for this package. 

Cost for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour 2024 & 2025

The cost for an Everest base camp helicopter tour varies primarily based on the chosen tour. A group-sharing or private tour. 

1. Group sharing tour 2024 & 2025

The group-sharing tour typically costs between $1300 per person, making it a more budget-friendly choice as you share the experience with other travelers.

2. Private tour 2024 & 2025

A private helicopter tour offers an extra personalized experience, if you want a private tour, you can contact Our operation team via email or social media. The cost is depending on the number of participants in your group. If you want to visit other glorious peaks you will pay an additional charge for these facilities.

Both tour options include flying to Everest base camp, Kala Patthar, and landing at the Everest View Hotel for breakfast. The entire typically lasts around 4 to 5 hours, offering spectacular aerial views of the mountains, Sherpa Valley, and glaciers.

Group cost breakdown for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour With Landing Cost 2024 & 2025:

No of TravelersCost Per PersonContact Us
1-1USD 1290 Book Now
2-2USD 1270Book Now
3-3USD 1250Book Now
4-4USD 1230Book Now
5-5USD 1100Book Now

Note: If travelers have more than 5 travelers in the group feel free to contact us or the operation team for a special discount.


5:30 Hotel pick up and drop to the domestic terminal Airport, Bhaktapur.

Your Everest helicopter tour in 2024 & 2025 starts from National Terminal Airport, Bhaktapur. Early in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the domestic airport Bhaktpur. Which takes 25 to 30 minutes to reach.

6:00 Check-in and prepare for a helicopter tour

At the airport Everest base camp helicopter staff will ask for your passport copies or ticket, check the weight of the body, after getting the boarding pass security check, and then enter the main waiting hall. As the airlines announce your flight prepare for the helicopter tour and enter inside the luxury helicopter then starts to take off gradually.

6:45 Uploading return fuel at Lukla airport

Flying towards the world's most dangerous airport is a unique experience in itself. You explore a wonderful glimpse of the hilly region of Nepal with a traditional village, dense forest, and river scenery. After a 30 to 40-minute flight, you will reach the gateway of Everest region Lukla. While refueling, you will view the local sherpa culture, and lifestyle, and enjoy your first glimpse of the picturesque scenery of the Everest region. 

7:15 Helicopter overfly of Everest base camp and Kala Patthar

After refueling at Lukla Airport, you will fly to Everest base camp and Kala Patthar explore then you can aerial follow the Dudh- Kosi River, which flows from the glaciers near Everest base camp, called Khumbu glacier. Then, A helicopter flies toward Kala Patthar, the highest point of the Everest Base Camp trek (5644m). Along the trip, you will view a village with many teahouses and lodges where hikers and climbers follow the path within the dense rhododendron and pine forest route. After some time, the view of Namche Bazar, Khumjung, and Phortse. During fly, you will view of summit of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, and Ama Dablam.

Note: If we are flying with more than 3 people or more than 250 kg weight, we have to split the group at the ferry and shuttle in the same helicopter.

8:00 flight to Syangboche Hill and Landing at Everest View Hotel for breakfast

Exploring the kala patthar, you then fly towards Nepal’s highest hotel Everest View Hotel (3880 m) at Syangboche. It is a Guinness record holder for the highest hotel in the world in 2004. This hotel is a popular destination for an Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing and the perfect place for relaxation and breakfast while enjoying wonderful scenery in Mount Everest. The helicopter lands sometimes for breakfast or lunch.

8: 50 flies back to Lukla and stops for refueling

After having an excellent breakfast in the hotel, you will fly back to Lukla with the majestic views of the mountains, and crossing UNESCO heritage, Sagarmatha National Park, Khumbu’s capital Namche Bazaar, suspension bridges, etc. The helicopter will land at Lukla for 15 minutes for refueling and fly back to Bhaktput airport.

10:00 return back from Lukla to Bhaktapur

The helicopter leaves Lukla, following the same scenic routes to Bhaktpur Valley. during the trip, you will view the full range of the Everest area landscapes as you look down on the Namche Bazar, Lukla, and Phakding. Finally, you land at Bhaktpur domestic airport, our team will drop you at your hotel. Concluding the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour While the above timings are approximate and subject to weather conditions, any changes will be communicated on the tour day. Book other trips with us, even on short notice. Feel free to contact us for more adventures!


    Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary

    Duration: 4 to 5 Hours

    Highest Altitude: 5555 Meters


    What's Included
    • Arrival and Departure Transportation from Hotel-Airport Hotel.
    • Helicopter Flight includes sharing seating arrangements for up to 5 pax.
    • Helicopter Charter as per flight duration on a day ride.
    • All applicable taxes.
    • Office Service Charge.
    What's not Included
    • International Airfare and taxes.
    • Personal Travel Insurance.
    • Nepal Entry Visa Fee.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Breakfast in Everest View Hotel.
    • Everest National Park Fee( USD 30 ) VDC Fee around USD 20.
    • All items of personal expenses.
    • Any other expense which is not mentioned in the 'a price Includes' section.

    Dates & Availability

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    Useful Information

    Why Everest base camp tour by helicopter with Mount Glory?

    Mount Glory has over 10 years of experience in the helicopter tour company, our knowledgeable team is dedicated to making your trip memorable. Choosing this company for an Everest base camp tour with a helicopter offers great benefits, making it the best choice. Mount Glory ensures safe and smooth travel with qualified pilots familiar with the challenging conditions of the Everest region. We offer budget-friendly tour packages that include entry fees, and logistical arrangements, thus saving you time and effort for planning. Mount Glory offers a standard routine maintenance helicopter, guaranteeing a safe, enjoyable experience.

    Best time to do Mount Everest Tour by Helicopter

    The best time for a helicopter tour to Everest base camp is generally during spring (march to May) and autumn (September to November), which is the perfect time tout to Everest base camp 2024/2025. It is when the sky is clear and the weather is suitable, allowing the glamorous view of the world's highest peak mount Everest region. although, the Everest tour by helicopter is possible in all seasons depending upon the weather conditions. But, the attractive scene of the charming mountain Everest and the Everest region is wonderful in the spring and autumn seasons.

    But the summer and winter season is extremely hot and cold days during the peak. However, the weather conditions at the base camp are tolerable. but summer is also accompanied by monsoons with heavy rainfall, and flying on a rainy day can be a risk. And wintertime time very cold and the foggy skies can sometimes prevent flight.

    Flexibility of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour With Landing

    The Everest Helicopter Tour is super flexible and perfect for everyone – solo adventurers, couples, families, groups, and even if you're new to this. Whether you want a private experience, a romantic trip, a fun time with friends, or an exciting family adventure, this tour is just right. If you love taking pictures, you'll get awesome shots of the Himalayas. And if you're new to all this, no worries – it's a safe and easy journey. The EBC heli tour is like a door to the world's highest mountains. Anyone can join in, no matter who you are, and you'll see how amazing Everest is and make awesome memories together.

    Packing list of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    packing list for an Everest base camp Helicopter Tour with a Landing involves careful planning to ensure you have all important while keeping your load manageable. Here are:

    • waterproof and windproof outer layers.
    • Warm-down jacket for cold evenings.
    • Long-sleeve shirts and t-shirts.
    • Warm hat, gloves, and neck gaiter.
    • Larger backpack or duffel bag for helicopter transport
    • Basic first aid kit
    • Personal medications
    • Sunscream, sunglasses with UV protection, and lip balm.

    Safety measures during the Everest base camp helicopter tour 

    The safety measures preparation is very important during the Everest base camp tour with helicopter. Here are some essential safety measures:

    • Choose a well-established, reputable helicopter company with experienced pilots and a good safety record.
    • The weather is unpredictable in the Everest region. Ensure the weather and only fly in safe conditions.
    • Ensure you are in good health before the travel. 
    • Prepare warm clothing, bring sunglasses and sunscreen to protect against UV rays at high altitudes.
    • Always wear your seat belt during the flight, and verify the helicopter safety equipped with oxygen tanks, first aid kits, and emergency communication devices.
    • stay well-hydrated before or during the travel. dehydration can increase altitude sickness symptoms.

    Why get to the Everest base camp tour with a helicopter?

    Getting to Everest base camp by helicopter offers a remarkable combination of breathtaking scenery. the helicopter ride significantly reduces the time to reach Everest base camp and other peaks. you will experience stunning majestic mountains, providing a unique opportunity that hikers cannot offer. Helicopter rides are also comfortable, making time constraints or physical limitations. This mode of travel is also suitable for the old and small age's person. This thrilling tour combines adventure with travel, creating a memorable experience at one of the world's most breathtaking locations.

    Permits For EBC Heli Tour

    To experience the awesome EBC Heli tour, you'll need two important permits. First, there's the Sagarmatha National Park permit, which lets you step into this incredible natural spot. It's your pass to explore the park's amazing landscapes and jaw-dropping views. The second one is the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Municipality entrance permit, allowing you to enter the local area, including the famous Everest region. Think of these permits as your special keys to unlock the beauty of the Himalayas. They make sure you can go on this fantastic adventure legally and responsibly.

    Guidelines For Helicopter Ride To Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    Before the helicopter tour:

    • Inform your tour operator about any medical conditions or special requirements.
    • Ensure you have your ID, permits, and personal identification ready.
    • Be mindful of weight restrictions and adhere to baggage limits for the helicopter.

    During the helicopter tour:

    • Follow the pilot's advice for safe boarding and exiting the helicopter.
    • Avoid sudden movements that could affect the aircraft's balance.
    • Be conscious of oxygen levels and watch for signs of altitude sickness.
    • Listen to the pilot for updates on weather conditions or changes in the itinerary.
    • Keep your mobile phone in silent mode to minimize distractions.
    • Respect the natural environment by avoiding littering or disturbing wildlife.

    End of the helicopter tour:

    • If landing at a higher altitude, like Kalapathar, be aware of the effects of thin air and follow safety precautions.
    • Be prepared for a quick disembarkation and return to your accommodation.
    • Provide feedback to the tour operator about your experience.
    • Tip the pilot and crew if you are satisfied with their service.
    • Check and retrieve any personal belongings left in the helicopter.
    • By following these thorough guidelines, you can ensure a safe, enjoyable, and memorable helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp.

    Our Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is an exciting adventure, creating lifelong memories in Nepal's stunning landscapes at the best price guaranteed. We offer daily fixed group departures and guaranteed flights when the weather is favorable.

    As an alternative to this, you can also take the Everest tour by plane. That said, if you are looking for more of an adventure rather than luxury, you can take a challenging yet rewarding Everest Base Camp Trekking. Or, if you want an easier but equally alluring trek in Nepal, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is another one of our tour packages. Along with this, if you are looking for more relaxing trekking, you can also try the Mardi Himal Trek, Manaslu Circuit Trek, and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing UNESCO Tour.


    One Day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour With Landing FAQs

    • Yes, we use the AS 350Be helicopter for Everest sightseeing and landing at Kala Patthar. Also, the pilots who fly over Mount Everest are very experienced. While landing kala patthar they never carry more than 2 people for safety landing.


    • Yes, of course, you can take your kids on this flight without any problem. We offer you a luxurious Heli ride, it is suitable for kids and older age.

    • For the Everest base camp helicopter tour total weight limit will be 500 kg Overall. so, on the Everest base camp helicopter tour, a maximum are 5 people. Helicopter tour capacity is decided by the weight of the person on your trip.


    • Yes, there will be available oxygen cylinders in helicopters if needed in case of emergency. But the Everest base camp helicopter tour is easy so, you don’t need oxygen to use.


    • Yes, you can book your Everest base camp helicopter tour with us even if you are also booking a single traveler. We arrange a group joining with other travelers.


    • The tour similarly has a duration between 4 to 5 hours, including landing and time to enjoy the views.


    • The Eurocopter AS350 B3e, Airbus H125, Bell 407, and Mi-17 are the 4 helicopter models that are most used for the Everest base camp tours in Nepal. however, only with high-altitude capabilities, dependability, and safety features, helicopters are preferred.


    • The helicopter lands at Lukla Airport helipad, Syangboche, and Kalapathar during the EBC helicopter flight.


    • Yes, it is generally safe if reputable operated, and reputable companies with experienced pilots and proper safety protocols.


    • Helicopters can indeed fly over to Everest Base Camp (EBC), which is situated at an altitude of around 17,600 feet (5,364 meters). However, the flight is challenging due to the high altitude, thin air, and unpredictable weather conditions in the Everest Region. Landing at Everest Base Camp is not allowed and not a very clear view of Mount Everest from Base Camp that is why we land at Kala Pathhar 5555m.


    • The normal helicopter operates at an elevation of 3,000 m, and they are not suitable for the Everest region. For the Everest region, we use turbine helicopters that can fly up to 7200 m.


    • Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp and Kalpathar. It is a high-altitude trek in Nepal wherein you get a breathtaking bird’s eye view of the best peaks of the Himalayas within the Everest region. Generally, a helicopter ride to Everest Base Camp landing is safe, and that safety is protocols through reputed flight operators with skilled pilots and well-equipped planes all systems are observed and severe weather conditions are treated. The helicopters are built with superior eras to ensure rapid and safe flight. However, it's critical to be aware of the risks of excessive altitude tourism, inclusive of unpredictable weather and altitude illness. Travelers must make certain that they're in proper fitness and follow all commands through a reliable journey enterprise to decrease the dangers.

    • Spring (March-May) and autumn (September–November) are normally the best to take a helicopter tour to Everest base camp. Because of the weather is stable, skies are clear, and visibility is high, this season is best for the Everest base camp helicopter tour.


    • The tour typically lasts around 4 to 5 hours, offering a comprehensive and scenic journey to and from Everest Base Camp.

    •  Yes, you will need the Sagarmatha National Park permit to enter the park and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Municipality entrance permit to access the local area, including the Everest region.

    • Absolutely! The tour is flexible and suitable for private adventurers, couples, groups, families, photographers, and beginners. It caters to a diverse range of interests and backgrounds.

    • Essentials include comfortable clothing in layers, sturdy trekking boots, sunglasses, sunscreen, a camera or smartphone, personal identification, permits, any necessary medications, a water bottle, snacks, and a lightweight backpack.

    • Yes, there are weight restrictions, so it's important to adhere to baggage limits. Be mindful of the weight and pack accordingly.

    • It's advisable to inform your tour operator about any medical conditions or special requirements before the tour. Consultation with a healthcare professional is recommended for those with specific medical concerns.

    •  Every member of the group is guaranteed a window seat to enjoy the breathtaking views. The seating arrangement ensures everyone gets an equal opportunity to savor the experience.

    •  Yes, weather conditions play a crucial role. The tour operator prioritizes safety, and flights may be canceled or rescheduled in adverse weather. It's important to check weather forecasts and be flexible with the schedule.

    •  Booking can typically be done online through our website. Ensure you book in advance, and feel free to contact us for any additional information or assistance.

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