Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing Flight

  • Duration 1 Day
  • Trip Grade Easy, Leisure And Luxury
  • Destination Nepal
  • Start/End Kathmandu
  • Style Leisure/luxury
  • Group Size 2+
  • Max Altitude 5500 m
  • Best Time Sept to May
All Inclusive PriceUS $1199US $1399
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1 - 1 PaxUS $4000
2 - 2 PaxUS $2000
3 - 3 PaxUS $1500
4 - 4 PaxUS $1399
5 - 5 PaxUS $1199
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  • Spectacular views of rolling green hills, valley with breathtaking mountain views
  • Glorious panorama of high snow-capped peaks from the take-off to final landing
  • Overlooking grand scenery of Kathmandu in the shade of high mountain range
  • Enjoy closet views of towering Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and other giant peaks
  • Within scenic Khumbu valley and in the land of highlanders the Sherpa of Everest
  • Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing at Kalapather, stop at hotel Everest view for Breakfast/Lunch.

‘flight of life-time experience with breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks’

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing Flight is one of the easiest way to see Mt. Everest at close distance from  the comfort of spacious chopper and expert pilot  that takes you high above Kathmandu valley heading towards North Mid-West to reach and land at Mt. Everest base camp.

An excellent and panoramic Helicopter tour where you will enjoy the experience of a life time facing high Himalayan mountain range with Mt. Everest from the beginning of flight to the end of adventure.

“Everest Base Camp Helicopter landing Tour” is an alternative and best way to reach at near distance of world highest Mt. Everest, where trekkers  takes more than ten days but on this trip of minimum, it takes 1 and half hour to land next to Mt. Everest.

This scenic air journey are perfect for people whose dreams and desire is  to get close glimpse of Mt. Everest and other highest peaks, in the comfort of spacious seating arrangement and flying in crystal clear morning facing spectacular panorama of high mountain range.

On this flight where you will be surrounded by towering giant peaks that makes you feel on top of the world standing at mere away from Mt. Everest that rises high at 8,848 m and 29,028 ft with adjoining Mt. Lhotse and Nuptse.

Besides fabulous mountain views and dramatic, unique scenery of the country Nepal, where one can get glimpse of local Sherpa culture of great fascination, as time permits for short visit around its lovely villages and monasteries of great cultural and religious interest.

After a grand glorious moments on Mt. Everest base camp, where our flight takes return journey with an opportunity to see more of Nepalese rural country side of rolling green hills and valley covered with green alpine forest.

Finally, our marvelous adventure on world highest hills and mountains of Himalaya concludes reaching back at Kathmandu, after a glorious morning around roof of the world on Mt. Everest.

Trekking Planner Inc have special offer for Everest Base Camp helicopter tour with landing at Kala Patthar. Everest Helicopter tour with Breakfast at Everest view hotel/ Everest for Lunch is life time experience. Many people are dreaming Everest for breakfast and lunch, please reserve your seat on advance to explore world’s highest mountain’s base camp.


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Depart from the hotel earliest by 5: 30 a.m or 6 a.m. where our Trekking Planner Inc. USA staff will pick you with a transport with short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport, and the checking into security then received by Helicopter crews and pilot, then board in a chopper with spacious seating arrangement.

If lucky where one can enjoy seating next to the pilot in the cockpit, then Heli lifts above the ground from Kathmandu airport facing grand views of the city and valley of hills with snow mountains in the north as Helicopter heads east following the whole range of mountains to land at Lukla for short stop and to refuel, while you can enjoy refreshing warm cup of tea / coffer and get glimpse of Sherpa town.

Then taking off from Lukla following a river valley reaching higher above Namche Bazaar and Tengboche and getting close to Mt. Everest, landing depends upon the availability of flat space at base camp.

Where every season the Helipad get moved and damaged by movement of glacier, rock fall and avalanche, while the pilot makes the right decision to make you feel secure and happy.

The best landing for views will be at the base of Kalapathar Hill top where you can catch views of Mt. Everest and other high peaks at mere stone throw distance and then witness towering South Face of Mt. Everest best views than from base camp.

This is the very spot in December 04th 2009, where Nepal Government delegation held their conference, the highest meeting ever held in the history of ‘World Environment Day’

Enjoying glorious moments head back to Kathmandu, time permitting with brief stop at scenic Tengboche and the monastery or at Everest View for breakfast or lunch, the first world highest deluxe hotel within Khumbu and Everest.

Landing at Kathmandu airport where you will be rewarded with certificate of the flight to Everest base camp and then head back to your hotel after a most amazing day around roof of the world on Everest base camp helicopter tour.

    Cost Details


    • Transportation to Kathmandu domestic airport from the hotel and back.
    • Our vehicle will be at your disposal waiting at the airport till you need for the transfer.
    • Heli flight with pack breakfast / or in Lukla (time permitting) with lunch on route either at Gorakshep-Thyangboche or at Namche at pilot discretions.
    • Applicable permits for the flight with Sagarmatha National Park / TIM (Trekking Information Management System) if required.
    • Service of guides on Heli Tour, daily wages-medical insurance, meals and other allowance.
    • Comprehensive medical kits and First Aid Kit (for precaution against accidents and sudden illness.
    • Oxygen Cylinder
    • Government Tax & Fuel Surcharges


    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel and medical insurance.
    • Expenses of personal nature, gratitude (tips) hard / soft and other major drinks throughout the flight and in Kathmandu.
    • Personal gear for the day ride (down jackets and personal belongings) medical kit.
    • Emergency evacuation and breaking away from the proposed duration flight where refund will not be entertained, however office will issue a letter to claim from your valid insurance.

    Essential Info

    Best Season for Everest base camp Helicopter Tour:

    NThe best time will be from March to May and mid-September to December months of the year, when most of the days are clear for fabulous views of peaks with Mt. Everest.

    March to May falls during spring to pre-summer times when days are longer with enough sunlight for views and to enjoy mountain panorama but can be windy in afternoon and might get cloudy sometimes and chances of snow in higher elevation.

    Around this time the hills are lively with wild-flowers are in full bloom with riots of colors especially flowering rhododendron (national flower of Nepal).

    Mid-September to December another best time when most of the day are clear for stunning views of peaks, but short sunlight hours and much cooler as well freezing temperatures of arctic zone climate.


    Nepal Himalaya for all season however for clear and nice views all months of the year except monsoon wet months of June to mid-September, Everest base camp due to high elevation most of the year clear for fine views of the mountains and lovely scenery of giant peaks.

    March to May where days are mild with minimum -05° C to maximum 20° Celsius most of the time with clear morning and in afternoon time, can be cold in the morning and evening time as well in shades.

    Mid-September to December fine from morning till afternoon most of the days with chances of snow sometimes where temperature can be freezing with minimum -10° C to maximum 15° Celsius without wind chill factor that brings more cold.

    Group Joining for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

    Depending upon the size of the group and seat capacity normally private helicopter that we operate for this type of adventure are smaller helicopter with maximum five seated.

    Where we organize for minimum from one or two persons where cost will be on higher side, for more than five people where another helicopter will be arranged for remaining person of the group.

    For Private Group Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

    Beside normal chartered helicopter for Everest base camp tour we do organize for private party and groups or individual person.

    Weight Restriction on Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

    For a day tour we assume that person carry minimum baggage or day pack or hand bags, where weight allowance depends upon the capacity of persons in one single flight, normally weight limit is from 10 to 15 kgs, due to flying on higher altitude.

    Everest Base Camp Tour Things to Carry:

    For the flight carry a small bags, wind-water proof jackets and trousers, comfortable  boots (with time for short walk around), hats against strong sunlight and UV, woolen tops or Beni  to keep you warm in case of cold weather, water bottles, light snacks (chocolates or biscuits), down jackets for cold weather, personal necessity like toiletries, sunscreen against bright sun and UV rays, camera and your cell phones.

    Casual wear like down and fleece jackets to carry long pants-trouser carry sun hat woolen head wear, in case of sudden cold to encounter with comfortable boots if short walk involves.

    Depends upon availability there are more than five private Helicopter that operates at present namely Air Dynasty, Mountain Air, Simrik Air, Fish Tail Air and
    Karnali Air, we mostly use Air Dynasty and Mountain Air for your kind information, and we have good relation with all airline companies to operate our private or chartered Heli-tour .

    Types of Helicopter:

    Depending upon the size of the group and seat capacity normally private helicopter that we operate for this type of adventure are smaller helicopter with maximum five seated.

    We organize for minimum one or two persons where cost will be on higher side, for more than five people where another helicopter will be arranged for remaining person of the group.

    Depending upon group size and choice of destinations we run and operate various type and models of helicopter.

    As follows from Puma, Turbine Robinson R 66 Helicopter USA, H-125 or AS-350B3e built by Air-Bus Company, Airbus H125 with MSN 8477 Helicopter for  commercial services with AS 350 B series of helicopters manufactured by Euro-Copter, France popular all over the world.

    Widely used as one of the most effective helicopters suitable for flying around mountain destinations as well for various helicopter missions.

    Following are its features:

    • Fail Safe Design
    • Comfortable Seating Arrangements
    • 5 seats excluding Pilot
    • Suitable for all types of helicopter missions
    • Can fly up to an altitude of 16,000 feet
    • For more than 10 people to ferry at one time, using powerful Russian made MI-
    • 17. This is a big bird, capable of transporting 22 passengers or four tons of cargo.
    • MI-17's can reach altitudes well in excess of 5,000 m high and have been known
    • to land at Everest Base Camp.

    Offers excellent services and utility, reliability under extreme conditions as well, these helicopters are required usually in chartering for bigger group of people or large cargos transfer.

    Everest Helicopter Landing Flight safety Notes

    Mostly two captain and co-pilot in some cases on much high altitude will be piloted by only the Captain to lower the weight and pressure of the chopper to make it safe landing and flying in very high areas of Himalaya.

    Helicopter operates from early morning before or 7 a.m. when mornings are clear For Mountain views during most months of year, except the wet monsoon
    months of July to mid-September when heavy low clouds obstructs the view of the country and high mountains.

    March to May and October to December as well January and February will be a good times for Helicopter tour to Everest base camp for excellent views from
    morning till mid-day time, will be cold with freezing temperatures and chances of snow sometimes.

    Above 5,364 m / 17, 005 ft high at Everest base camp and at the base of Kalapathar Hill at 5,230 m and as well weather permitting and pilot decision for safe flight and landing.

    As per the capacity of seating arrangement we provide tour guide to look after clients needs and request as well offering information of the area.

    Everest base camp Helicopter day tour an opportunity for interested travelers with dreams to see and stand beneath world tallest Mt. Everest, where this tour
    provide people to fulfill their lifetime dreams.

    As well for people who are not interested in trekking but willing to take the comfort in spacious Helicopter to enjoy stunning panorama of Himalaya and Mt.

    The height of Mt. Everest has been a big controversy where early from 1955 elevation of Everest stands at 8,848 m and 29,028 ft. later revised on November
    11th 1999, at 8,850 m and 29,035 ft, whatever the elevation Mt. Everest still stands as tallest mountain on this planet.

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