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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

A thrilling Helicopter ride to Kala Patthar and back




Trip highlights
  • Enjoy the beautiful aerial view of forests of rhododendron and pine, lush valleys, villages, lakes, and rivers.
  • Experience the spectacular views of majestic mountains and picturesque scenery of the Khumbu region.
  • Experience the spectacular 360-degree views of Kangtega, Kusum Kanguru, Thamserku, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, and Mount Everest.
  • Experience the exciting landing at the world’s high-altitude viewpoint Kala Patthar.
  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast with a 360-degree view of the surrounding mountains at Everest View Hotel.

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is the best way to explore and enjoy the up-close view of the mighty mountains in a short period of time.  This Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is best for travelers who do not have enough time to do the Everest Base Camp Trek. Likewise, this tour is ideal for people with physical disabilities, the elderly, and children who cannot physically trek to the Everest Base Camp. Moreover, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers you the opportunity to enjoy the glorious mountain vistas up close, one of the best moments of your life.

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour takes off from Kathmandu International Airport. The flight to Lukla goes over forests, villages, and terraced fields with views of snow-capped peaks. The helicopter will land at Lukla for refueling. After refueling, the flight takes off towards Everest Base camp with amazing views of the Khumbu region. The Helicopter lands at Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar is one of the best viewpoints in the world. Kalapatthar (5545m) provides the best view of Mt Everest (8,848m), Pumori(7,161m), Ama Dablam(6,812m), Lhotse(8,516m), Cho Oyu(8,201m), Nuptse(7,861m) and other snow-capped peaks. We will have enough time to enjoy the surrounding views. After enjoying and capturing the beautiful moment, we fly to Syangboche for breakfast at Hotel Everest View.

Detail Itinerary

6:00-6:30 am

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the domestic airport.

6:30-7:00 am

Check-in at the airport.

7:00-8:00 am

After the airport formalities, we fly to Lukla(45m-1hr). The flight offers a beautiful view of Kathmandu valley and the surrounding mountains.

8:00-8:15 am

The flight will land at Lukla for refueling.

8:15-8:30 am

After refueling, the helicopter will take off towards Kala Patthar.

8:30-8:45 am

The flight will land at Kala Patthar. We will have 15m to enjoy the 360-degree panoramic views of Everest, Pumori, Nuptse, and others.

8:45-9:00 am

After enjoying and capturing the beautiful moments, we then fly towards Syangboche. The flight offers incredible views of Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Ice Fall, Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, and many other peaks of the Everest Region.

9:00-10:00 am

Everest View Hotel provides one of the best views of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks of the Everest region. Enjoying your breakfast with the views of the surrounding peaks will be another memory to cherish.

10:00-10:30 am

After breakfast, fly back to Lukla for refueling.

10:30-11:30 am

After refueling at Lukla, the flight will take off towards Kathmandu. After landing at Kathmandu airport, we will transfer you to your hotel.

  • Group Sizemaximum of 5

  • RouteKathmandu-Lukla-Kala Patthar-Syangboche-Lukla-Kahmandu

  • Trip Type Cultural Tour

  • Trip SeasonsBest during Spring and Autumn, but you can do it during the winter season too.

  • Best MonthsMarch, April, May, September, October, November

  • Good MonthsJanuary, February, December

  • Not RecommendJune, July, August

Prices & Dates

Cost Information coming soon !!


  • Airport transfers(pick up and drop).
  • Oxygen for quick evacuation if required in the helicopter.
  • Helicopter flight cost(5 members maximum).
  • 15 minutes of break at Kala Patthar viewpoint.
  • Everest National Park fee and municipal fee.
  • All Government Taxes & fuel Surcharges.
  • Breakfast break at Everest View Hotel (1hr max).

Not included

Personal Expenses.
Food and drinks.

Trip Guide/Leader

  • Hem Raj Bastola

    Hem Raj Bastola