Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

1 Day

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing is an exotic way to view Mount Everest in a single day from Kathmandu. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour provides an awful opportunity to land at Kalapatthar summit, situated at an altitude of 5460 meters/ 17500 feet. The breathtaking view of Mount Everest and other prominent mountains in the Khumbu region will surely please you.

This 3-4 hours Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp from Kathmandu with breakfast at Everest View Hotel has been on the bucket list of many travelers around the globe. Obviously, this is the best way for travelers to reach Everest Base Camp within a day without trekking.

The Mount Everest Helicopter ride starts from Kathmandu, flying east to the tiny airstrip of Lukla. Shortly after refueling at Lukla, our Helicopter flies to Everest Base Camp, landing at Kalapatthar. Due to the risk of altitude, we will have a quick stop at Kalapatthar. Enjoy the view of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Mt. Pumori, Amadablam, and many other mountains in the Khumbu region. Not to mention, the view of the Khumbu ice fall, which will give you indescribable harmony and comfort.

Shortly after a quick stop at Kalapattar, we fly to The Hotel Everest View for breakfast. This particular spot is famed for its location giving us a perfect panoramic view of Mount Everest. You will be given 20-25 minutes for breakfast, overlooking Everest. Eventually, we will fly back to Kathmandu with an unforgettable experience of viewing the highest mountain in the world. Embark on our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing for the most exhilarating lifetime experience in Nepal. Without a doubt, this Day Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp is the foremost way to reach the base of the Highest Mountain in the world.

Mount Everest Helicopter Tour Cost

High Altitude Nomads organize Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing on daily basis. Contact us for this most amazing experience with negotiable fares.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter ride costs USD 950 Per Person in a shared flight (5 PAX per helicopter/ maximum 500 Kg weight)


Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu USD 2800 Per Heli
Kathmandu -Everest Base Camp or Gorakshep – Kathmandu USD 3800 Per Heli
Kathmandu – Gokyo – Kathmandu USD 3800 Per Heli
Lukla – EBE or Gorakshep – Lukla USD 1900 Per Heli
Lukla – Lobudhe – Lukla USD 1600 Per Heli
Lukla – Khare – Lukla USD 1800 Per Heli
Kathmandu – Khare – Kathmandu USD 3800 Per Heli


Early morning drive to domestic airport Kathmandu and fly to Lukla for fueling (45 minutes flight time, 5 minutes ground time). After fueling fly to Everest Base Camp and land at Kalapatthar (25 minutes flight time, 10 minutes ground time).

After a short stop-over at Kalapatthar, fly to Syangboche, Everest View Hotel for breakfast (15 minutes flight time, 25-30 minutes ground time). Later fly back to Kathmandu (1 hour).

Cost Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop off using a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Chartered helicopter flight using AS 350B3e Airbus Helicopters H125 and Bell 407GXP.
  • Oxygen tanks inside Heli for emergency use only
  • Fuel Surcharge, Domestic airport tax, service charge, Government tax.

Cost Excludes

  • Breakfast at Hotel Everest View or any kind of meal. (Approximately $25 Per Person)
  • Sagarmatha National Park Fees ($ 33 Per person inclusive of 13% Government Tax)
  • Expenses of personal nature, bar bills, beverages, gratitude, bank transfer charges, etc.
  • Any other items not mentioned above include section.

Frequently Asked Questions

How high does the Helicopter go in this Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

A helicopter flies above 3,000 to 6,000 meters (9,900 feet – 19,685 feet) during Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

Which Helicopter is used during Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

We use AS 350B3e Airbus Helicopters H125 and Bell 407GXP, single-engine light-weighted helicopters.

Do we fly over Mount Everest or land at the top of Everest in this trip?

This flight does not fly over/ or land on the top of Mount Everest. The maximum height we fly is 6000 meters and our maximum altitude on the ground will be 5,460 meters at the top of Kalapatthar.

How much time we spend at Everest Base Camp?

We will fly over Everest Base Camp and stop at Kalapatthar for 10 minutes. This short time is due to the risk of High Altitude sickness.

Is this cost refundable, if the flight cancels?

Yes, if the flight gets canceled due to bad weather, deducting the transfer charge provided to you.

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour