Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour: Overview

By nepflights
05 Jul 2022

Explore a 360-degree sight of the immense Mt. Everest and sense the feeling of being entirely surrounded by Himalayan mountains with our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour we offer is a four-hour adventure helicopter tour among the gigantic mountain peaks through lush valleys and myriad terrains. We start our tour from the international airport of Kathmandu early in the morning and follow the route of Lukla airport to reach the Everest base camp and other picturesque mountains such as Kala Pathar.

Details for Everest Helicopter Tour

During the EBC helicopter tour, we will also come across many viewpoints where we will be resting for a certain period of time and feast one’s eyes on the otherworldly snow peaks all around us. By the completion of the tour, we will have our lunch and proceed to our respective hotels back in Kathmandu. 

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu international airport

Day 02: Join the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour   

Day03: Departure from Kathmandu international airport

Detailed itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu international airport

After you arrive in Kathmandu, our representative will come to receive you. The representative will welcome you and guide you to your hotel. There he/she will also let you know about the EBC helicopter tour in brief. 

Day 02: Join the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour   

  • Departure from Kathmandu airport: Early in the morning, our representative will come to receive you at your hotel. From there, you will be taken to the Kathmandu international airport a few minutes earlier than your flight schedule. Once, the airport formalities are done, the helicopter departs from Kathmandu’s domestic airport for Lukla.
  • Flight to Lukla: On the way to Lukla, we will observe many mountain rangers such as Langtang Lirung (7,234m), Ganesh (7,429m), Gauri Shankar (7,134m), Shishapangma (8,013m), Pumori (7,161m), Nuptse (7,855m), Lhotse (8,516m), and Ama Dablam (6,812m).
  • Sightseeing at Kalapatthar: We will rest at Kalapatthar for around 10 minutes and scrutinize the scenic view of Khumbu Glacier, Mount Everest, Pumo Ri, Nuptse, and Changtse. 
  • Fly back to Lukla and then Kathmandu: After sightseeing, we will have our lunch and then fly back to Kathmandu flying through Lukla. 


Day 03: Departure from Kathmandu international airport

Depart from Kathmandu International Airport to your homeland.



What does this cost include?

Recieve on arrival by our representative

What does this cost exclude?

International airfare

Nepal entry visa fees

Any permit fees if required

Personal expenses

Food expenses


When is the best time to go for an Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Spring and autumn seasons are highly recommended for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour due to more favorable weather conditions compared to the rainy and winter seasons. 

Is the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour safe?

Yes, all highly skilled professionals pilots lead the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour so it’s absolutely safe.m Besides, always consider the weather and other factors before participating in this tour. 

How much does the Everest Basecamp Helicopter Tour cost?

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour on average costs around ‎$970 per person depending upon the number of people in a group and season. 

What documents does the Everest Base camp Helicopter tour require?

  • Visa and passport
  • A copy of your travel insurance,
  • Your plane tickets
  • Any issued Permits 

How long will we stop in Kalapathar?

We will stop for 10 to 15 minutes in Kalapatthar to observe the mountains and surroundings, take some pictures, and then return.

Will this tour land me at the Everest Base Camp? 

No, you will not land at the Everest Base camp during this tour. Instead, you will land at Kala Patthar which offers a more pleasing view as compared to the Everest base camp.


If you are a mountain person and want to encounter the tremendous close view of Everest in the most comfortable and brief way possible, this tour is for you. Plan your helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp, and partake in our exceptional service. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour really is an exceptional opportunity to see the world’s highest mountain, an aerial view of the Kathmandu valley, 8 of the world’s highest peaks, and more.


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