You can book Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour on any day.
Activities on Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour: Fly over fascinating village including Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorak Shep, Everest Base Camp, and Khumbu glacier, landing at Kala Patthar. Having breakfast at Everest View Hotel.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight landing tour is a rare treat; the opportunity to unfold the great Himalayas of the Khumbu region.
Basically, there are three ways you can reach the Everest Base Camp: Jiri to Everest Base Camp, flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding, and finally a helicopter flight tour to Everest Base Camp.
Among three options the Everest Base Camp Helicopter with landing is the fastest within one day, enjoyable, and risk-free way to get to the Base Camp.
Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is one of the best aerial tours all over the world.
Flying over the base of world’s tallest mountain will save your lots of time of travel. This huge saving of time and energy is one of the reasons that helicopter to Everest Base Camp is becoming our most popular Nepali helicopter tour package.
During this helicopter tour, you’ll get ample of sightseeing spots. Tengboche Monastery, Gorak Shep, Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, and Khumbu Glacier are some major spots.
This helicopter tour is both thrilling and jaw-dropping. From the start to the end of your helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp you’ll not get a chance to give rest to your eyes even for a second.
This Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight can accommodate from min 2 pax to max 6 pax. We ensure you’ll get full window seats that allows you to enjoy marvelous views and scenery.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight landing tour starts from the Kathmandu valley. First stop will be at Lukla airstrip for short fueling purpose. Here you’ll witness the first glimpse of Sherpa culture and lifestyle.
After some refreshment, the flight head towards Everest Base Camp above many Sherpa traditional villages including Namche Bazaar.
Then flying high above Khumbu valley here you’ll catch the views of Mt. Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, massive Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers.
Then your flight continues to the base of legendary Mt. Everest. Now you’ll get closer to Mount Everest, the highest point of the world at 8,848 meters (29,002 feet).
Here you’ll get ample of time to capture beautiful pictures. Just trigger on your camera snap button!
Kala Patthar is the paradise for the photographer. It is the best vantage point to get the close view of tallest peak Mt. Everest. During the expedition month, the Base Camp view looks amazing with colorful tents.
After relishing the beautiful moments at Kala Patthar, you’ll fly towards Syangboche Airstrip, Everest View Hotel. Here you’ll enjoy five-star lunch and eventually depart for Kathmandu.
Although it is an expensive helicopter tour package, every moment is worthful with stunning mountain views.
Come, enjoy this scenic heli ride and fulfill your dream to catch a glimpse of world highest peaks!
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Landing Tour Highlights
- Lukla Airport, the world’s most thrilling airports
- Breathtaking aerial view of Khumbu valley
- A breathtaking panorama of the Everest region including Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Lhotse
- Close-up view of world’s beautiful Mountain Ama Dablam
- Enjoy breakfast at Everest View Hotel with the background panoramic view of snow-capped mountains
- A glimpse of Sherpa culture and lifestyle
- Flight lands at Kala Patthar, one of the best Everest viewpoint where you can capture photos of lifetime memorable
- An awesome view of Khumbu Icefall and Glacier
1. Kathmandu to Lukla Airport: 45-minute ride (fueling time is 10-15 minutes)
2. Lukla to Kala Patthar: 25 minutes (landing time is 10-15 minutes)
3. Kala Patthar to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel): 12 minutes (landing time is 45 minutes for breakfast)
4. Syangboche to Lukla to Kathmandu: 1 hour 20 minutes
Early in the morning, we’ll pick up you from the hotel and drive to domestic terminal of International Airport.
Your journey starts from Kathmandu Airport. As the Helicopter move eastward, you’ll be welcomed by the magnificent vistas of green hills passing Dolakha village around Jiri village. Heli ride continues over the Lamjura-La-Pass of 3,550 m high, covered in thick rhododendron forests.
After 45 minutes, helicopter lands at Lukla with the magnificent view of chains of Himalayas. Lukla is situated at an elevation of 2,820 m above sea level. Lukla airport is one of the famous small airports with a small runway in the world.
Here you’ll get some time to observe the local Sherpa traditional life. You’ll see many guides and porters are waiting for their clients.
After a short stop for fueling purpose at Lukla, you’ll fly towards Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is a Sherpa capital of Khumbu region. It is also famous as the gateway to the Everest region.
From Namche Bazaar, we will head higher towards other interesting villages including Syangboche, Tengboche, and Gorak Shep. Also, during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, you may spot some trekkers making their way to Base Camp.
From the window, you’ll enjoy the view of beautiful Khumbu Valley surrounded by some world’s highest peaks.
Then, you’ll fly over Everest Base Camp will offer you a glimpse of Khumbu icefall and glaciers.
Admiring all these views next you’ll stop at Kala Patthar for the majestic view of the world’s highest mountain and its neighboring peaks.
The helicopter will stay for 10-15 minutes, then fly back to Syanboche to the Everest View Hotel. The hotel’s terrace offers an indescribable view of different snow-capped mountains and Everest peak.
Here you’ll get to enjoy the five-star breakfast with the majestic mountain views in the distance.
After enjoying this magical journey, you’ll fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Definitely, it is stunning once in a lifetime view!