Trip Facts
Activity Level
Moderate with touch of high altitude
Maximum Elevation
5,364 m at EBC & 5,545m Kalapattar
Trip Length
01 Day
Minimum Pax


The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is designed for those who are interested in leaving their footprints at Everest Base Camp in luxury. The Everest Base Camp offers a spectacular view of the popular Khumbu Glacier, the starting-point of summit expeditions to Mt. Everest. A trek to Everest Base Camp takes about a minimum of 13 days, however, this Everest base camp helicopter tour cuts off all these days and you can get to the base camp and be back in Kathmandu in just one day.

En-route, your professional pilot narrates all the Himalayan mountain drama as it unfolds as you fly past close to close with some of the tallest mountain series in the world. The best about helicopter ride is that you shall get to enjoy the aerial views of the landscape down, the forest, the mountains, the scattered settlements, and the streams and glacial streams, which couldn’t have been possible by any other form of journey. Together with these, you shall get some of the best angles to snap your lifetime shots of the Everest region.

Everest base camp helicopter tour

Exploration flight of Everest base camp helicopter tour takes you to the Base Camp of the highest peak of the world. It also covers another viewpoint called Kala Patthar and Everest View Hotel. Along with flight, you will be enjoying with the shining vistas of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Pumori(7,156m), Mt. Nuptse(7,864m), Mt. Lhotse(8513m), Mt Cho Oyu(8,153m) with many more massive Everest Himalayan region. The Everest helicopter charter flight ride starts from Kathmandu and ends at Kathmandu.

This is an alternative way of many days Everest base Camp Trek to observe Mt Everest. Landing at Kalapatthar is most significant because this viewpoint presents the entire massive peaks including Mt Everest from a close distance. Landing at Base Camp is just to get there and you will only observe the glacier.  You will land at Everest View Hotel for breakfasts with enjoying great vistas then return back to Kathmandu. The Everest Base Camp (5364 Meters) and Kalapatthar (5545 meters) by Helicopter flight can be visited all time of the year.

Normally the weather stays clear during the morning time all time of the year and even in the Monsoon period.  In case of bad weather, the helicopter does not fly it means you will get refund money. Best months for the trek to Everest Base Camp in March, April, May, September, October, and November but the Everest base camp helicopter tour can be down all time of year.

Short Itinerary

  • 5:30 - 6:00: Drive from Hotel to Domestic Airport
  • 6:30 - 7:30: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla
  • 7:30 - 8:00: Fly Lukla to Everest Base Camp to Kala Patthar & Enjoy the spectacular view
  • 8:00 - 9:00: Kala Patthar to Hotel Everest View then have breakfast
  • 9:00 - 9:50: Hotel Everest View to to Lukla and Continue fly to Kathmandu
  • 9:50 - 11:00: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport and then transfer to Hotel


Wake up early in the morning, we pick you from your hotel and drive to Domestic airport. After some legal formality we will fly from Kathmandu. The views from above are just stunning. Around 30min after we had taken off from Kathmandu, we will land in Lukla. Lukla airport is the starting point of the Everest Base Camp ascend and one of the scariest airports in the world. The stop was required to drop fuel. After refueling we again take off towards our destination. We fly high into Dudh Kosi River gorge in between the peaks of Kwangde and Kusumkanguru with Tharmarserku peaks, as the chopper whirls heading at Namche Bazaar. From Namche we fly higher with awesome panorama of snow peaks with Mt. Everest and majestic Amadablam peaks. After two hours of great flight we will land at the highest point of the Everest Base Camp trek, Kala Patthar (5545m). It is the best and closest point for you to view Mt. Everest. After landing, you will get 10 minutes there to take pictures or videos. After that spectacular view, get into our chopper. The Helicopter makes rounding flight around Base Camp and takes you to Hotel Everest View for breakfasts. You will stop Hotel Everest View for about 45 minutes to 1 hour for breakfast. Finally, head back to Lukla to refuel before your return to Kathmandu, where you’ll touch down at the airport before drop-off at your hotel. After flying about 45 minutes from Lukla you will Land in Domestic airport. Then return back to you hotel.

Overnight at Hotel – (BB)

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