Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour 2024

  • 2023-08-30
  • by Amrit Chhetri

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour

The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour same day return is a popular way for people to experience the majestic beauty of the Himalayan mountain range and the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar. The helicopter tour takes visitors on a scenic flight over the Everest region and lands at the Kala Patthar with exoeriencing in Everest Base Camp. This Helicopter Tour is the best option of Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days  2023 who have less time and unable to reach Everest base camp due to physical fitness.

During the EBC Heli Tour, you will get an up-close view of the mountains and their breathtaking beauty, including the Khumbu Glacier, which is the largest glacier in Nepal. You will also see Sherpa villages and the famous Tengboche Monastery.

The EBC Helicopter tour usually takes off from Kathmandu and lands at Lukla airport, then fly to the Everest base camp. The tour can take anywhere from a few hours to a full day, depending on the package you choose. These flights are doing regularly in high season on group joining basis and private basis also.

It's important to note that the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is a weather-dependent activity, and flights may be canceled or delayed due to poor weather conditions. It's also recommended that visitors acclimatize to the altitude for a few days before embarking on the tour to avoid altitude sickness.

Overall, the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that allows visitors to witness the natural beauty of the Himalayas and the world's highest peak from a unique perspective. Himalayan Asia Treks is operating different packages in Everest like Gokyo to EBC Trek, Everest Three Pass Trek and Everest Base Camp Trek return by Helicopter.

Tentative itinerary of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour

05:30 AM: Our representative come at your hotel and transfer to domestic airport.

06:15 AM: Check-in at Helicopter counter.

06:30 AM: Flight to Lukla airport by Helicopter.

07:30 AM: Drop some Return fuel at Lukla airport. (10-15minutes)

07:50 AM: Flight towards Khumbu glacier and Everest Base camp, follow the river Dudhkoshi.

08:25 AM: Fly to Everest Base Camp and Land at Kala Patthar 5600m viewpoint for taking photos/video. (if more than 3 passengers(250kg) flying, have to split at Pheriche 4200 meter, the same helicopter does back and forth- 3 persons(250kg) at a time and 2 persons(250kg) in next flight).

08:55 AM: Flight to Mt. Everest View Hotel 1hr stop and have the optional Breakfast (subject to weather).

09:35 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu.

12:50 PM: arrival at Kathmandu domestic airport

13:00 PM: Drive to the hotel. Trip over.

Note: - The above time schedule is only outline, there would be changes on schedule due to weather and other present situational condition. We are operating daily

You can sign up for the group sharing cost (get lowest cost by signing up early) and secure your seat in advance, give us all your dates so we can fly you on the best weather, best day. If a flight gets canceled for any reason you get a full refund. Your deposit is always 100% safe.

Cost:Contact Us


  • Chartered Helicopter
  • Sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • USD 26 (NPR3000) per person National Park fees-need to pay in the mountain locally.
  • NPR 2000 Local government tax
  • Airport Tax NPR 500 per person pay at airport.

Passenger Insurance Exclusion (Extra cost):

  • Optional Breakfast USD32 each need to pay in the mountain locally.

Additional Information:

Bring a warm jacket (winter is -10 degree Celsius for winter only, summer time 0 Degree Celsius only) and trousers for the flight day. Informal shoes are fine.

We request you to bring Gloves, Sunglasses for more safety.

*If bad weather on the scheduled date we refund you or we reschedule on the following days, we fly on a nice day only. Give us all flexible dates too. **Seats are in rotating order; all passengers must keep rotating on their own mutual-understanding while landing.

After 4200-meter Pheriche, when we split (for group flights) 3 passengers and 2 passengers at a time to Kalapather- at the base camp part of the flight (above 4200 meter) all passengers get window seat so do not worry for window. No worries for the best moment of life.

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