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Duration: 01 days

Cost: $1250


  • No Accommodation 


Breakfast or Lunch -Self Pay 


  • Private Helicopter Ride
  • Explore Sherpa culture 
  • Scenic Mountain Arial View


Group size: 2-5 people      Max-altitude: 5,545m/18,192ft      Accommodation: N/A
Transport: Chartered Helicopter.            Best time: March-May & Sept-Dec.
Destination: Nepal                                Arrival and Departure From: Kathmandu, Nepal 
Meals: Breakfast


  • 100 % Full Refund garauntee if no flight made due to bad weather
  • No Credit Card Fees on Booking Amount
  • Easy and secured Online Booking system
  • Full Packages trip with all Inclusive at Best Cost
  • Mesmerizing 360o panoramic view of Himalayan ranges like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Amadablam, Nuptse, Gauri Shankar, and many more
  • Flight over beautiful natural topography
  • Eyeshot of amazing Alpine regions and Gokyo Valley Region covering different Gokyo Lakes
  • Outstanding Himalayan glacier range of Khumbu region
If you want to fulfill your dream to see the mountains close to come true then this is a must do tour for you. Our Everest Base Camp Kalapatthar one day helicopter tour is one of the best ways to explore the most popular trekking destination within a day. Our journey begins from a breathtaking helicopter ride from Kathmandu to a beautiful Sherpa village Lukla witnessing beautiful scenarios of the Himalayas of Khumbu region. Lukla is the main entrance of our trip to Everest Base Camp. We will have our breakfast in Lukla and then fly towards Everest Base Camp and from there we will be moving towards the bests view point on earth which is Kalapatthar. From Kalapatthar we will witness the mind-blowing view of the world’s highest summit  Mt.Everest along with other mighty Himalayas. Flying towards Kalapatthar we will also get the admiring view of the Khumbu Glacier located between Mt.Everest and Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. We will also enjoy the Arial views of beautiful forests, terraced lands and stoned houses of Khumbu valley.  The view of Namche Bazaar from the chopper is another breath-taking scene of our trip.  This helicopter ride is one of the marvelous journeys you could ever have in your life. Those awesome views of the entire Khumbu valley you get to witness beneath you will be one of the most memorable experiences ever. After spending sometime in Kalapatthar we will fly back to Lukla. We will fuel our helicopter there and then we will bid a goodbye to the Himalayas. Our journey ends here. We will then fly back to Kathmandu.

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary:

05:30 - 06:30: Drive from your hotel to the domestic Airport, check-in formalities.
06:30 - 07:25: Fly to Lukla, manage fueling-refueling. 
07:40 - 07:45: Fly to Hotel Everest View.
07:45 - 08:15: Breakfast at Hotel Everest View.
08:15 - 08:45: Fly from Hotel Everest View toward Everest Base camp (5200 m) via Gokyo Lakes and land at Kala Patthar (5560 m) a perfect viewpoint for Mount Everest, explore and quick photo session.
08:45 - 09:15: Fly from Kala Patthar to Lukla, refueling and continue flight to Kathmandu.
10:30: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport and then transfer to your hotel, service ends.

The total tour duration is 4 to 5 hours, starting from Kathmandu.

Helicopter flight Itinerary

Phase 1: Kathmandu - Lukla (fueling) 

              Flight Time: 45 Minutes

              Ground Time: 5 Minutes

Phase 2: Lukla - Everest base camp ( Kalapatthar ) 

             Flight Time: 25 Minutes

             Ground Time: 7-10 Minutes

Phase 3: Everest base camp ( Kalapatthar ) - Syangboche 

              Flight Time: 15 Minutes

              Ground Time: 30 Minutes

Phase 4: Syangboche - Lukla - Kathmandu 

              Flight Time: 1 hrs 10 minutes

Total Trip Duration: Approx. 3.5 Hrs

Trip start dates and costs

Please contact us for your customized departures and check available trip start dates and costs for EBC. 

Fixed Departure Tour to Everest Base Camp Helicopter for 2018/2019/2020

For the months of September, October, November and December 2018 and March, April, May and September, October, November and December Early Bird Discount offer is available for the year 2019 & 2020. We have prepared almost Every day fixed departure with compatible schedule" So Buck Up" it's Only USD 1499 Per Person for the Booking of minimum 2 Pax and more.

We have almost Every day Departure to Everest Base Camp tour during the main season. To check guaranteed flights date - Call now us in Mobile for Private charter or group joining flight (+977) 985121258 (24 hrs on WhatsApp)

Included in the Everest base camp helicopter tour cost 

• Pickup and drop facilities to and from Tribhuvan International Airport in a private vehicle.
• Helicopter/ chopper expenses.
• English speaking guide with all his expenses and experience in first aid training.
• First aid kit carried by guide.
• All permits and entrance fees.


  •  National park entry permit (NRS. 3,200 per person)
  •  Airport tax (NRS. 200)
  •  Any meals, accommodation or drinks

Best time to travel

The best time to trek to Everest Base Camp is spring i.e. (from March to May) or during autumn i.e. (September to December) the temperature in these seasons guarantees promising and breathtaking views. However temperature reaches below 0 in December yet we can enjoy the mesmerizing views.
Trip start dates and costs
Please contact us for your customized departures and check available trip start dates and costs for EBC. 

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour FAQS

1) How can the middle ones enjoy the view when there are 5 / 6 person on Board?

-Even though we fly 5/6 Pax from Kathmandu, we will do two shuttles with each 3 Pax from Pheriche (Place in Everest Region). If you are more than 3 there will be two flights from Pheriche to EBC each carrying not more than 3/3 persons. This allows you to enjoy the Great views from your Seats.

2) What kind of Helicopter is used for the Tour? 

- Air Bus 350 Series will be used for the tour making

3) What is the Weight limit? 

- The Passenger Weight limit from Kathmandu to Lukla is 450 Kg’s in Total. While the weight limit is Only 210 KG’s in Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar. This is another region for making two shuttles from Pheriche for more than 3 Pax.

4) What kind of Clothes do we need on the Tour? 

- Everest is cold but at the same time it’s sunny and very windy. During the winter months, September – February, You will need warm clothes with thermal worn inside. Make sure you have something that blocks wind too. Gloves, Sun Glasses, Neck Mufflers, Nice comfortable warm shoes, are other important things not to forger. Before leaving the Hotel, you might want to put cold cream in your face. 

While, during the summer months, March – August, Warm clothes with wind stoppers and nice shoes can work. Sunglasses and face cream should not be forgotten. 

We suggest, ask us the weather and climate updates before you leave your home country

5) What time does the tour starts and how long does it ends? 

- The Tour Starts at 07:00 AM in the Morning. The Tour Lasts for 3.5 – 4 Hours. Kindly confirm your tour timing 1 day before your tour date. The tour time may vary depending upon weather/political and various situation.

6) Has any helicopter landed on Everest?

Mount Everest summit landing. On May 14, 2005, at 07:08 NPT in the early morning (01:23 UTC), Delsalle set the world record for highest altitude landing of a helicopter when his Eurocopter AS350 Squirrel touched down on the 8,848 m (29,029 ft) summit of Mount Everest

When you get there

Know before you go

• The maximum number of passengers is 3 (maximum combined weight of 250 kg)

• Please carry a passport or government issued ID card for each participant to check-in

• Please bring a warm down jacket and gloves to protect yourself from the cold (temperatures may drop up to -20 degrees Celsius at Kala Patthar) and sunglasses

• It is recommended that you bring a smart phone or camera to take photos

Adventure and Fun, EBC and Kalapatthar Helicopter tour!

My Everest Base Camp Kalapatthar Helicopter ride was such an amazing experience. It was short, sweet and memorable. The views were truly breathtaking and the place was heaven on earth! I really appreciate the services of Everest Base Camp Trekking Tours and very thankful for their warm hospitality. 
Address: Scotland

Lovely and Wonderful ride to Everest!

It was my dream to step in the land where the highest summit stands and finally my lifelong dream has came true and very thanks to the entire team of Everest base camp trekking tours. You guys were amazing, kind and very generous. The entire view from the helicopter was mind-blowing and since I had very little time left in Nepal this time, I will surely come back again for EBC Trek and will join you guys for sure. 
Address: Austria

Amazing Experience!

 The Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar Helicopter ride was one of the most enthralling experiences of my life time. The views were just breathtakingly beautiful and I wished I could hold the moment forever.  Thank you Everest Base Camp Trekking Tours for such amazing experiences and wonderful management. 
Address: United States

Beautiful Experience!

I did EBC and Kalapathhar Helicopter tour and it was the best journey of my life. I will cherish the moment for forever. Thank you to the entire wonderful management team of Everest Base Camp Trekking Tours. 

Address: Germany

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