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Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour

Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour is one of the popular Nepal Helicopter Tour. Tengboche Monastery Helicopter is the part of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour . Tengboche is a village in the Everest region of the northwest part of Nepal. Tengboche village is the most visited place on Everest reason because of the Tengboche monastery. Tengboche monastery is one of the largest monasteries, known as Dawa Choling Gompa. The monastery locates height is 3867m in the Everest region( Khumbu region).

Tyangboche has a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountains. The Heli Tour includes the well-known peaks of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. It was built in 1916 by Lama Gulu with strong links to its mother monastery known as the Rongbuk Monastery in Tibet. Tengboche village is also famous because of Tenzing Norgay. Tenzing Norge is the first man who reaches the summit of Mt. Everest with Sir Edmund Hilary. 

Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour starts from the domestic airport to Tengboche village. Tengboche Monastery is not only one monastery in Everest. There are many small gompas and one can see Tibetan culture, tradition, and lifestyle from local people with Himalayan Asia Treks. If you want to visit more gompas then 14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is best option.

If you have limited time for vacation and are eager to the old monastery of Nepal and see incredible Everest scenery. We are making your holiday memorable and comfortable. If you want Tengboche Monastery Helicopter extended then we have other packages to reach Tengboche Monastery , we have option which is EBC Trek 14 Days

Why Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour

The Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour is a popular attraction in the Everest region of Nepal. Here are a few reasons why people choose to take this tour:

  • Aerial views: The helicopter tour provides breathtaking aerial views of the stunning Himalayan landscape, including the majestic Mount Everest. It allows you to witness the beauty of the mountains and the surrounding valleys from a unique perspective.
  • Time-saving: The heli tour is a convenient option for those who have limited time but still want to experience the Everest. Instead of embarking on a multi-day trek, you can take a helicopter from Kathmandu and reach Tengboche Monastery in hours.
  • Access to remote areas: Tengboche Monastery is located at an altitude of 3,867 m in the Khumbu region. It makes it challenging to reach on foot. The helicopter tour offers a quick and efficient way to access this remote location. The Heli Tour allow you to explore the monastery and enjoy its spiritual ambiance.
  • Cultural experience: Tengboche Monastery is one of the most important monasteries in the Everest region. The monastery holds great religious significance for the local Sherpa community. By taking the helicopter tour, you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Sherpa culture, witness their traditional practices, and gain insight into their way of life.
  • Flexibility: The helicopter tour offers flexibility in terms of time and itinerary. You can choose a tour package that suits your preferences and schedule. Some tours include additional stops at other scenic locations, such as Everest View Hotel, allowing you to explore good view of the Everest in a limited time.

It's worth noting that the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour is generally more expensive comparing to trekking options. However, it provides a convenient and efficient way to experience the beauty and culture of the Everest region, especially for those with limited time.

Note: If you want to extend this itinerary and other details, don't hesitate to contact us to make an itinerary and further details as per your need.


  • Historical and UNESCO Heritage listed Kathmandu City Tour.
  • Tengboche Monastery.
  • Breathtaking view of Everest, Lhotse and other.
  • Exploring Sherpa culture and lifestyle.

Day to Day Itinerary

Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport, Himalayan Asia Treks representatives will pick up from airport and drop at your selected hotel. Our staff will brief shortly Tengboche Monastery Helicopter tour program.
Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

At early morning, drive towards domestic airport by our staff. After reaching at airport, fly towards Tengboche monastery with following timing.

Drive from hotel to airport.
Fly to Tengboche monastery.
Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

After taking breakfast, our staff will pick up from hotel and start for city tour. In city tour, Patan durbar square, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple. 

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

Its time to say good bye for this time to Nepal with memorizing Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Trip. Himalayan Asia Treks staff will come to your hotel and drop at airport. 

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on selected Three Star hotel in BB basis.
  • Helicopter tour to Tengboche monastery.
  • Experienced and professional guide for city tour.
  • Ground transport.
  • Permit and all necessary work for Everest region.
  • Everest national park fees.
  • Domestic airport tax.
  • City sightseeing entrance fees.
  • All tax , VAT and office service charges.
  • Lunch and dinner.
  • Insurance.
  • personal equipment and clothing.
  • Tips(expected but not mandatory).

Useful Information

Frequenntly Ask Question of Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour

What is the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour?

The Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour is a scenic helicopter ride that takes you to Tengboche Monastery, one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in the Everest region of Nepal. It offers a convenient and efficient way to visit the monastery, which is located at an altitude of 3,867 meters (12,687 feet) in the Khumbu region.

How long does the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour last?

The duration of the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour varies depending on the package you choose. Typically, the tour lasts for about 3 to 4 hours, including the time spent flying to Tengboche, exploring the monastery, and returning to the starting point.

What can I expect to see during the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour?

The Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and other majestic peaks. On the way to Tengboche, you'll fly over picturesque Sherpa villages, lush valleys, and dense forests, providing a unique aerial perspective of the region.

How do I book a Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour?

To book a Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour, you can contact us as we are local tour operators in Nepal that specialize in organizing helicopter tours. They will provide you with the necessary information, including pricing, availability, and any specific requirements. It's advisable to book in advance to secure your spot, especially during the peak tourist seasons.

What is the cost of the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour?

The cost of the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour can vary depending on several factors, such as the duration of the tour, the number of passengers, and the inclusion of additional services like hotel transfers and meals. As of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, the approximate cost ranged from $1,000 to $2,000 per person. However, prices may have changed, so it's best to check with local tour operators for the most up-to-date pricing information.

Are there any age or health restrictions for the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour?

Helicopter tours to Tengboche Monastery typically don't have strict age restrictions. However, it's important to consider that the tour involves high-altitude flying, and individuals with certain health conditions may be advised against participating. It's recommended to consult with your healthcare provider before undertaking any high-altitude activities or helicopter tours, especially if you have pre-existing health concerns.

What is the best time to take the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour?

The best time to take the Tengboche Monastery Helicopter Tour is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer relatively stable weather conditions, clear skies, and better visibility, allowing you to enjoy the stunning mountain views. However, weather can be unpredictable in mountainous regions, so it's always advisable to check the local weather forecast before planning your tour.

Can I visit Tengboche Monastery without taking a helicopter tour?

Yes, you can visit Tengboche Monastery without taking a helicopter tour. The monastery is accessible through trekking routes in the Everest region, such as the famous Everest Base Camp Trek. The trek allows you to experience the beauty of the Himalayas up close and also provides an opportunity to explore other monasteries, villages, and natural wonders along the way. Trekking to Tengboche requires physical fitness and proper acclimatization to the high altitudes, so it's essential to plan your trek accordingly and seek advice from experienced trekking guides.