Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the amazing adventure tours to capture the exceptional view of Mt. Everest and its adjoining giant peaks in the comfort of a chopper. It normally takes more than 2 weeks to reach Everest Base Camp.The trek to the foot of the highest peak Mt. Everest can be exhausting and importantly requires physical fitness. No worries, if you are non-trekkers and have limited time, we can make your dream of getting closet the highest peak of the world come true. Nepal adventure team has the best alternative, “Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour”, which will take you around the Everest Base Camp in just 4/5 hours journey.
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is a one day tour which starts from Kathmandu to Lukla. The helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp normally accommodates 2 pax, 3 pax, 4 pax and up to 5 people with full window seats. The helicopter stops in Lukla airstrip for a short moment for refueling to prevent any hazardous situation where you can observe the first glimpse of a unique Sherpa culture. The helicopter then flies from Lukla to Everest Base Camp observing the beautiful environment beneath you and land in Kalapatthar.
Kalapather, at 5550m, is an exclusive vantage point to capture the jaw-dropping panorama view of the entire Everest region. The helicopter stops in here for 10-15 mins. We can take photos and videos here. After spending the dreamy time in Kalapatthar, the helicopter fly to Everest View Hotel where we will have our breakfast enjoying the beautiful view of nearby villages and landscapes filled with evergreen fir trees, shrubs and rhododendron forest. After breakfast, we fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour can be the most thrilling lifetime flight experience in Nepal. The scenic helicopter flight provides the best views of high mountains including Mount Everest, Gaurishankar, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Makalu, Cholatse, Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse, etc. The helicopter flies over the ancient Sherpa villages, monasteries, beautiful landscapes and green alpine forest of rhododendron and pine, and glaciers.
Itinerary of one day Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour
05:50 AM: Transfer from hotel to Kathmandu Airport/Helipad
06:15 AM: Check-in at Helicopter counter
06:30 AM: Flight to Lukla airport by Heli
07:30 AM: Land in Lukla for Defuel
07:50 AM: Flight toward Khumbu and Everest Base Camp
08:25 AM: Overfly the Everest Base Camp & Land at Kala Patthar 5500m for 10-15min for photos and video
08:55 AM: Flight to Shangboche helipad and have breakfast in Everest View Hotel
09:35 AM: Ride back to Kathmandu/ may stop at Lukla for fuel
11:50 AM: Arrival at Kathmandu Domestic Airport
12:15 PM: Drive back to Hotel.