Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost

Everest helicopter tour

In a very short amount of time, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour to EBC is the appropriate method to experience and take in a close-up perspective of the breathtaking natural beauty, culture, and tremendous mountains. The largest aerial view of the enormous Mount Everest and other numerous peaks in the Khumbu region is provided by the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. From each and every perspective  Kathmandu to Everest base camp helicopter tour cost is completely worth it. 

With a spectacular view of the Himalayan mountain range, you can soar far above the beautiful hills and rhododendron-covered alpine forests on this exhilarating helicopter tour. For those seeking an adrenaline rush and an adventurous experience, an Everest Base Camp Helicopter trip may be perfect.

The highest peak in the world is Mount Everest, at 8848 meters offers so many things. For many people, visiting and experiencing Mount Everest is the absolute dream destination. Even though some people are very interested to visit Everest, they might not feel at ease traveling the complete hiking trail. Some people may have time or health concerns. For them as well, our Everest Base Camp Heli tour is the ultimate pick.

A Mount Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a wonderful addition to any Nepali traveler’s itinerary. You can go back and forth from Kathmandu to Mount Everest in a matter of hours. For those with time restrictions, this is one of the better alternatives to the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Although it may appear to be a bit pricey at first appearance, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter with Flight Landing is offered for rent or group joining, both of which provide quite decent rates per person. The trip can be taken alone, with two people, three people, four people, or up to five people.

Experience is worth it. Ask those who have experience on Helicopter tours. Every single penny spent on this tour is worth it. A helicopter tour to Everest can be the most memorable, beautiful, and thrilling trip of a lifetime. 

Helicopter Tour of Everest Base Camp in Nepal

One of the most popular and well-known helicopter tours in Nepal is the Everest Helicopter Tour. This journey, also known as the EBC Helicopter Tour or the Everest Helicopter Tour, will carry you away to the foot of the tallest mountain in the world in an instant. If you are in Nepal, an Everest base camp helicopter tour near you will enable you to quickly view Mount Everest (8,848 m), the world’s highest elevation, up close. EBC Heli Tour is becoming even more well-liked among tourists these days. Numerous travelers choose the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour to see the incredible Himalayan views.

This trip is intended for those who lack the time or fitness level to complete lengthy treks. Nowadays, however, a lot of tourists either hike to the Everest Base Camp and then take a helicopter trip to see the Khumbu region from above, or they trek in one region and take a Helicopter tour in another to make the most of their time in Nepal. Throughout terms of other helicopter fly tours, Royal Holidays Adventure Pvt. Ltd arranges a number of them in Nepal.


Duration: 3 to 4 hrs 

Cost: USD 1300 per person (Sharing Basis) and Usd 5950 for a private charter trip. 

Group size: 5 people

Route: Kathmandu-Lukla-EBC/ Kalapathar-Lukla-Kathmandu 

Best Time: Jan-May and Aug-Dec 

Maximum Altitude: Height of Everest Base Camp (5,364m / 17,598 ft)

A glimpse of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

The tour starts from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, heading east.

By crossing the neighboring Sunkoshi River, the helicopter journey travels across numerous tall mountains and hills of the Nagarkot region.

You will be able to see a lot of agriculture areas and a lot of communities situated in the mid-hills during your flight. While traveling quite close to the Rolwaling and Gaurishankar mountain ranges in the Himalayan region right above the Jiri Bazaar and Charikot of Dolakha, you may particularly enjoy views of a few typical elements, such as blue rivers and green hills.

You will afterwards pass the Lamjura Pass to reach the Everest region.

In order to receive the necessary fuel, our helicopter will land at Lukla. After just 10 to 15 minutes, you can fly across the Dudhkoshi River to reach Namche Bazaar, also known as the Sherpa capital.

Yet again landing at Syangboche’s mountaintop, you then can take a flight to the Everest Base Camp.

Major high mountain ranges like as Kangtega, Kusum, Thameserkhu, Kangaru, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Nuptse, Island Peak, Pumori, Lobuche, Mera Peak, and many others can be seen throughout the entire route.

Finally, the trip offers views of snow-covered slopes, azure lakes, and deep mountain rivers.

Highlights of the Experience

A magnificent panorama  on the Himalayas of the Everest locales such as Pumori, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Lhotse, Lobuche, Cholatse, Tawache, Nuptse, Mt. Everest and many more. 

Close look of Khumbu Valley and entire Everest region.

Khumbu icefall and Khumbu glacier in clear view

Landing at one of the most adventurous airport in the world Lukla Airport. 

Incredible sceneries of stunning peaks which include Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt Amadablam, Makalu, Shankar, Gauri, Nuptse and many more.

Everest base camp and Kala Patthar landing.

Breakfasting with a spectacular landscape at hotels near Everest.

Interacting and socializing with prominent Sherpas and being familiar with their culture

Wonderful views of the Gokyo valley and lakes.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Flight Route

Kathmandu (TIA) – Fly, over Nagarkot – Jiri – Land at Tenzing Hillary Airport, Lukla – Refueling – Fly over Syangboche – Tengboche – Pheriche – Gorak Shep – Land at EBC/Kala Patthar – Take off after 15 mins – Arrive at Hotel Everest View – Fly to Lukla – Refueling – Return flight to Kathmandu.

Despite the fact that it takes 4 to 5 hours, the trip to Everest Base Camp will give you an adventure of a lifetime, taking you to the base of the tallest peak in the world. In addition to the fantastic flight experience, our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Landing Tour allows you to enjoy yourself for a full 15 minutes at the base camp or KalaPatthar.

From Kathmandu, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour travels eastward toward Bhaktapur. Before arriving at the first stop in Lukla, the flight first passes over the slopes of Nagarkot and Jiri. After a brief refueling stop, the aircraft to the Everest Base Camp passes over Namche Bazaar, Syangboche, Tengboche, Pheriche, and Gorak Shep.

Note: Depending on weather and landing site conditions, the location of the landing at Kala Patter may change.

The Everest View Hotel in Syangboche is visited on the way back for breakfast.

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour will then continue as you fly above Namche Bazaar before landing at Lukla to refuel. The EBC Heli Tour comes to a conclusion after another 30-minute breathtaking heli fly over the Himalayas returns you to Kathmandu.

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a wonderful complement to any traveler’s program in Nepal. This heli tour starts in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. After Kathmandu, you must take a flight eastward to Lukla, a lovely Sherpa village that serves as the entrance to Mount Everest. As a result, the helicopter ride from Lukla proceeds on to Syangboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, and the Khumbu mountain glacier before arriving at Kalapathar, where you may get a tight view of Mount Everest.

Perfect Time for Everest Base Camp Heli Tour

EBC Heli Tour is available all year long. However, the best times to take the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour are thought to be the spring months (March, April, and May) and the fall months (September, October, November, and early December). Summer (June, July, and August) depend on whether we operate, even though winter (January, February, and December) is the greatest season for Everest base camp helicopter ride excursions. Typically, the sky is bright and clear. The scenery is at its best, and the area was covered with a variety of wildflowers that offered enticing suggestions. Major highlights of the trip were the weather and environment during the Everest base camp helicopter tour.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Video

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary in Brief

  1. Pickup from the hotel or designated meeting location.
  2. Transfer to the airport in Kathmandu
  3. Check-in at the helicopter counter
  4. Departure for Lukla from Kathmandu
  5. The helicopter lands and stops at Lukla to refuel.
  6.  Fly from Lukla to Pheriche
  7. Arrival at Kala Patthar or Everest Base Camp 
  8. Take off from Everest Base Camp to Syangboche 
  9. Landing and breakfast at the Everest View Hotel in Syangboche 
  10. Takeoff from Syangboche to Lukla 
  11. Helicopter lands at Lukla for a brief period of time to refuel.
  12. Departure, returning to Kathmandu
  13. The successful conclusion of the Everest Base Camp Heli Tour and landing in Kathmandu.
  14. Transfer to hotel

Note: Depending on the weather, flight traffic, and other variables, the precise timing may change.

Heli Tour Cost Covers

  • As per schedule, airport transfer (Pickup and drop facility)
  • Every crew member has life insurance, and their income is covered.
  • Insurance for Passengers
  • 4.5 hours of helicopter trip above Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp
  • Domestic departure tax at airports
  • Service fees

Price of Heli Tour Excludes

  • Personal charges of any kind
  • Sagarmatha national park entry fee
  • breakfast in the mountain

Everest Tour by Helicopter

Getting more vacation days is becoming increasingly challenging in today’s hectic society. Due to the short duration of this journey in Nepal—not more than two or three days—Everest by helicopter will also be the most difficult in the world. This Everest base camp helicopter tour will be a wonderful choice if you still want to view Mount Everest but don’t have the necessary 12 to 14 days to complete the Everest Base Camp Trek. In about three to four hours, you may take a helicopter tour of Nepal to see Mount Everest.


How long time do we have at Everest base camp?

The time will be 10-20 minutes which will be sufficient to experience and enjoy stunning beauty of tallest peak in the planet. Also, spending long duration is not suggested there because of its health threats.

How can I book my seat for the helicopter trip to Mount Everest?

You can reserve your seat for Mount Everest from our official website. Also, you can leave your contact information and our representative will contact and confirm your seat.

Do we have Emergency Oxygen supply and emergency Trip during this helicopter trip to Mount Everest ? 

Yes, emergency and essential healthcare kits and oxygen supplies are included for emegency case scenario.

Which season will be the best season for Everest helicopter trip?

The best season to experience the Everest Helicopter tour is March-April and October-November but as per weather we can complete this trip in other seasons as well.

About Author

Sandip Tiwari

Namaste everybody, I am Sandip Tiwari, CEO of Royal Holidays Adventure. I have shared my experience and some important information about the trek through the blogs. If you are reading my blog please contact me via email royalholiday24@gmail.com or, WhatsApp +9779860110433. I will be available 24/7 to provide you the right information


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