The Everest Helicopter Tour, also known as the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, is one of the most thrilling adventures you could take in the Himalayas of Nepal. It is a thrilling adventure that allows you to witness the magnificence of Mount Everest and its surrounding mountains without strenuous trekking.
Dodge the hassles of the tour to Everest Base Camp and take a thrilling helicopter ride to get closer to the enchanting world's highest peak, Mt. Everest (8848 m), in just one day. The Everest Helicopter Tour package is an ideal option for nature and adventure lovers whose dreams ascend higher than the clouds.
You will be standing there in the lap of the tallest peak in just a day with this Everest Helicopter Tour Package. The helicopter tour typically takes around 3 to 4 hours, including the flight to Everest Base Camp and a short stopover. You can choose to start the ride from several points. It usually begins in Kathmandu, where you board a helicopter that will take you on an astonishing aerial adventure.
During the helicopter ride, you will get to witness breathtaking aerial views of several peaks, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam.
The helicopter will land at the foothills of the world's highest peak, Mt. Everest. As you land, get ready to be amazed by the incredible views of Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefall. You can capture stunning photographs and soak in the serene environment of this high-altitude destination.
You will then get around 30 minutes to enjoy and relish the majestic views in the lap of the Himalayas with a cup of tea or coffee, making it an unforgettable moment for a lifetime. After the amazing experience of encountering the highest mountains in the world, you will head back to Kathmandu on a helicopter ride.
The helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp offers a time-efficient alternative to traditional Everest trekking, as it lets you experience the magnificence of Everest Base Camp in just a few hours.
Highlights of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
- Get spectacular aerial views of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam.
- An exciting helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp.
- An opportunity to step foot in this mythical place, landing at Kala Patthar.
- Close-up views of the Khumbu Icefall and glaciers.
- Panoramic sights of vibrant Sherpa villages and the rugged mountain landscape.
- Enjoy the epic journey in a short time with limited physical movements.
- An unforgettable adventure to witness the beauty of the world's highest peak without trekking.
What should I expect on the Everest Helicopter Tour?
The Mount Everest Helicopter Tour offers you a thrilling and timely way to experience the majestic Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks.
With our EBC Helicopter Tour Package, you can expect to witness breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, etc. The package includes a landing at Kala Patthar, which is the highest vantage point in the region, where you can capture stunning photographs of the Khumbu Glaciers and Khumbu Icefall.
This tour package provides you with a time-efficient alternative to traditional trekking, allowing you to witness the beauty of the region in just a few hours. With a detailly curated Everest Helicopter Tour Package, including expert guidance, you will have the opportunity to relish the serene mountain environment.
A Scenic Breakfast at the world's Highest Hotel, Hotel Everest View
The helicopter ride to one of the tallest points on earth itself is already an amazing adventure. What adds more thrill to this tour is that you will be having breakfast at the Hotel Everest View, which is a luxury hotel situated at the world's highest point at an altitude of 3963 m.
The helicopter lands at the Hotel Everest View during the tour, so you get to enjoy being surrounded by nature's majesty and tranquility.
Indulge in a breathtaking experience with a scenic breakfast at the Hotel Everest View, located in the heart of the majestic Himalayas. The hotel offers panoramic views of several peaks, including Mount Everest.
For breakfast, the menu ranges from traditional Nepali dishes to Western cuisine. It is up to you what you have. As you enjoy a delicious breakfast, you can relish the serene beauty of the surrounding landscapes and the majestic Himalayas. This extraordinary location makes the adventure of the Mount Everest Helicopter Tour even more exceptional.
Personalized Adventure: Private Helicopter Tour to the Everest
At Himalayan Recreation, we offer a personalized adventure with our private helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp. If you do not like to share the helicopter with other travelers and wish to have a personalized private experience, then we can arrange a private helicopter tour.
Get to experience the thrill of soaring above the breathtaking Himalayan landscape while having helicopter exclusivity to yourself. Whether you're seeking a romantic escape, a family adventure, or a celebration by yourself, our private helicopter tour offers the tailored experience you want.
Embark on this unique journey with Himalayan Recreation and find the wonders of the Everest region as you explore the highest vantage point, Kala Patthar, Everest base camp, and the Everest view hotel.
Mount Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing (Three places)
The EBC Helicopter Tour Package includes landings in three different places. This extraordinary tour takes you on a unique journey, with three exciting landings at different locations.
The first landing takes place in Lukla, a small town known as the gateway to the Everest region. Here, the helicopter will get refueled, and you can enjoy the enchanting atmosphere and witness the bustling activity of trekkers during that time.
Soaring through the clouds and other vibrant villages, the second landing is at the Hotel Everest View, which offers breathtaking panoramic views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. This luxurious hotel is situated at an elevation of 3,880 meters and provides superb views of the mountains.
The third and final landing is at Kala Patthar, a famous viewpoint recognized for its exceptional views of Mount Everest and the Khumbu Glacier. Standing at an altitude of 5,545 meters, Kala Patthar offers an outstanding view of the world's highest peak and lets you capture stunning photographs.
As our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Package includes experienced guides throughout the tour, you will also be accompanied by a professional pilot who will provide informative commentary about the scenery. The Mount Everest Helicopter Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the majestic beauty of the Everest region in a short period.
Shared Experience: Join a group for Everest Helicopter Tour
If you are looking to join a group for the helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp, then we offer a group Everest helicopter tour filled with like-minded adventure lovers from around the globe.
At Himalayan Recreation, we bring together individuals who share a passion for exploration and a desire to witness the mesmerizing beauty of Mount Everest. By joining a group, you will get to enjoy the thrill of the helicopter ride and also have the chance to connect with fellow travelers from around the world.
Furthermore, joining the group for the Everest Helicopter Tour allows you to save some money, as the group tour costs less compared to the private one. You can share stories, exchange views, and create lasting memories as you embark on this amazing helicopter ride together. Our experienced guides will ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, creating a remarkable adventure.
Why is there no landing at Everest Base Camp during the Everest Helicopter Tour?
As mentioned above, our Everest Helicopter Tour Package includes landing at three different points, and Everest Base Camp is not one of them. So, you must be wondering about the reason.
Because of safety and other reasons, there is no landing at Everest Base Camp during the Everest helicopter tour. The high altitude and unpredictable weather conditions make it challenging for helicopters to safely land at the base camp.
However, as the package offers multiple exciting landings at Lukla, Everest View Hotel, and Kala Patthar, you can rest assured of getting spectacular views of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan landscapes.
Safety during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour for 2024 and 2025
Safety is a top priority during any journey to the mountains, and the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour follows all the safety protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for you. The helicopters used for tours are well-maintained, and the pilots are highly experienced.
With extensive knowledge of assessing weather conditions and airspace regulations, the captains will provide you with safety briefings and guidelines. Furthermore, helicopter operators have emergency protocols to manage any unexpected situations. They are equipped with communication devices and have established channels for communication with rescue services if needed.
You should be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness and stay as hydrated as possible during the flight to avoid altitude sickness. However, the helicopters have the availability of oxygen, which ensures control of any potential symptoms of altitude sickness.
Weather and Climate Change during the Mount Everest Helicopter Tour
During the Mount Everest Helicopter Tour, the weather and climate can significantly affect the overall experience. The Everest Heli Tour takes place in the Himalayan region, where weather conditions can be unpredictable and change constantly. It is important to know that flights are subject to weather conditions and may be impacted by fog, clouds, and wind.
The overall tour can be affected due to weather changes and unpredictable rain or fog. Thus, it is crucial to prioritize safety, and flights may be rescheduled or changed consequently.
Therefore, you need to be prepared for potential weather changes and trust the expertise of the flight crew in deciding the time of the ride.
Make Special: Wedding at the Everest Base Camp with Everest Helicopter Tour in 2024/2025
Many trekkers dream of stepping foot at the Everest Base Camp once and fulfill their dream with a trek or helicopter tour to the base camp. If you want to try something unique and go the extra mile, then you can plan for your wedding at Everest Base Camp.
Starting a new chapter of your life at the lap of the tallest peak or one of the highest points on earth is something truly extraordinary. A wedding at Everest Base Camp combined with our Everest Helicopter Tour Package is a unique and adventurous way to exchange vows in a breathtaking setting.
This exceptional experience allows you to declare love amidst the majestic Himalayan mountains. After the ceremony, you will fly above the towering peaks and capture stunning aerial views. If you want to plan your wedding at the Everest Base Camp with an EBC Helicopter Tour, then you can contact us for more details regarding the cost and planning.
We are always striving to meet every unique need and preference of our clients.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Package Cost for 2024 and 2025
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost can vary based on factors such as the starting location, duration of the tour, inclusions and exclusions, and time of year.
The cost for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing is typically in the range of $1099 to $1299 per person in Share Basic. However, it's important to note that the price mentioned is approximate and subject to change.
The cost includes pick-up and drop-off services from the hotel or airport, the helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp, and relevant service charges.
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost may differ according to any additional services or upgrades chosen by you. You can get in touch with us directly to know more about the EBC helicopter tour Price.
Furthermore, as there are options for the Everest Helicopter Tour from different locations, the cost also varies according to that. You can simply see the table below for group base costs:
No. of Pax
Starting Price (Per Person)
Please contact us for the up-to-date EBC helicopter cost at anytime, and note that the above costs are for group bookings made at the same time or together.
Why choose us for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
- We run the tour with experienced and knowledgeable pilots.
- You will be having the ride on a well-maintained helicopter.
- We offer flexible and customizable tour packages.
- We put your safety and security as our top priorities.
- We offer competitive costs and value for money.
- We have years of expertise in organizing helicopter tours.
- We are committed to providing a memorable and enjoyable experience to all our clients.
- We have a convenient booking process and offer assistance throughout the procedure.