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Everest Base camp Helicopter Tour

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10:30 AM - 8:00 PM (Mon to Sat)

Trip Overview

About the Tour:

Every year more than thousands of travel enthusiasts visit Nepal to witness the Khumbu region’s spectacular beauty and the world-renowned Himalayas. A helicopter ride to Everest base camp has long been a favorite Heli ride for tourists.

Everest Helicopter tour is a time-saver to have a pleasant experience on Everest in just one day. Well, the Khumbu region’s natural beauty is best seen from the sky, where you can soak in the entire expanse of snow-capped Himalayas, glaciers, and Sherpa settlement.

You will embark on a four-hour journey across the Khumbu region in a Wind Dancer helicopter.

This fantastic aerial helicopter tour begins in Kathmandu. Our representative will drive to the International Airport from your hotel. After that, the helicopter arrives at Lukla for refueling after almost an hour of flight.

This thrilling excursion takes you through the beautiful Khumbu region in a luxury helicopter for a fantastic experience you will never forget. A comfortable forward-facing seat offers you unparalleled views of the world’s tallest peaks.

During this helicopter ride, you will relish close views of surrounding snow-capped peaks. The flight almost flies above the Khumbu glacier and the Everest Base Camp. After a 20-25 minute flight, the helicopter lands at Everest Base Camp or Kala Patthar (5,545 meters). The interesting fact is you will get the face to face view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse west face, Lhotse, Khumbutse, Pumori, and Ama Dablam

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Once you enjoy and capture this beautiful moment, you will fly to Everest view hotel for breakfast. You can enjoy a hot Himalayan breakfast with a fantastic view of the Himalayas surrounding you. After this, you will eventually fly back to Kathmandu with a few minutes of a stop at Lukla for refueling. Once you arrive at Kathmandu airport, you will get back to your hotel.

Aerial views of the Everest region will leave you mesmerized. Besides, you can also opt for different heli tours to other popular trekking regions. It includes Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour, Gosainkunda Heli Tour, Manaslu Heli Tour, and more.

So, take off with us!

Have you always been yearning to fly like a bird? Maybe a helicopter flight has been a long-standing dream of yours? Book Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with us and lift off!

  • Thrilling helicopter tour to Everest Base camp.

  • Helicopter Land and stop for Breakfast in Everest View Hotel

  • Short Landing in Kalapatter to see Everest and other high mountains and feel the altitude

  • Great views of famous peaks such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse and many more.

  • Stunning landscapes, Icefalls, and glaciers.

  • Beautiful villages and valleys.

Day Itinerary

5:30 AM - 6:30 AM :

Hotel pick up and drop to the domestic terminal of International Airport, Kathmandu. Hotel pick up and drop to the domestic terminal of International Airport, Kathmandu.

6:30 AM - 7:00 AM :

Preparation and processing to take your scheduled helicopter flight to EBC with a landing. Preparation and processing to take your scheduled helicopter flight to EBC with a landing.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM :

Fly to Lukla (2,845 meters) Fly to Lukla (2,845 meters)

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM :

Flight Refueling at Lukla Airport Flight Refueling at Lukla Airport

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM :

Fly to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters) Fly to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters)

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM :

Land and Explore around Kala Patthar (5,450 meters) Land and Explore around Kala Patthar (5,450 meters)

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM :

Fly to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) (3,950 meters) Fly to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) (3,950 meters)

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM :

Breakfast Time at Everest View Hotel Breakfast Time at Everest View Hotel

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM :

Fly to Lukla and Refuel Fly to Lukla and Refuel

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM :

Fly back to Kathmandu Fly back to Kathmandu

Itinerary
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    ● The very reason WanderOn was established was because the founders, in their initial phase of career, had experienced what it is to live a mundane 9-5 life. ● To have been in the shoes of your customers gives a firm understanding of what they need, hence WanderOn thrives to provide exactly the same, maybe even more! ●This is the sole reason why we’ve managed to garner more than 3000 reviews across with a rating of 4.9/5 on all social platforms.
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    How so ironic it may sound, the secret to run a successful business lies in being as transparent as one can be. The teams within WanderOn, the vendors and the clients maintain an unclouded relationship, and that is why this trio is aligned towards a common goal of nourishing the travel community.
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Starting Point

Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal

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Reasons to Choose Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

A helicopter tour is much more thrilling, and it’s no secret: you’ll discover the most beautiful landscapes around the world. What better way to take in the sights on your trip than with a helicopter safari? Get an actual bird’s eye view of hard-to-reach locations, eye-popping geography, and a vast array of wildlife.

It is the best option for those with limited time or not physically capable of the classic Everest Base Camp Trek. For less than $1000, you get the best seat in the world to enjoy the real beauty of mountains in relative solitude. Following are the best five practical reasons why the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour makes complete sense.

1. The Helicopter Tour Takes Only a Few Hours to Complete

Everest Base Camp trek takes between 11 and 14 days to trek round trip to the base camp. So, if you don’t have two weeks to complete the classic EBC trek, you can opt for this helicopter tour with flight landing at the base camp/ Kala Patthar.

The EBC heli tour will take 4 hours from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kala Patthar to Kathmandu, including a half an hour stop at the hotel Everest view. Those hours are enough to satiate you and leave you with a lifetime memory. The short travel time is perfect for people who have many places to visit in a single day.

2. You Get the Best View Possible

If you are having a helicopter ride for the first time, it is going to be like walking and chewing gum at the same time. You will experience the thrill of riding a helicopter along with enjoying marvelous views of Mt. Everest and the surrounding snow-capped Himalayas.

A helicopter with large transparent windows offers you the best view of the Everest, Khumbu Glacier, and Sherpa settlements. You will get enough opportunities to click incredible shots as the helicopter circles around the beautiful mountains.

3. You Get to Escape the Touristy Crowd Trail

Undoubtedly, Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most adventurous trekking packages where you will be part of breathtaking sceneries of the world’s tallest Himalayan ranges. Thousands of tourists flock to the Everest region each year. Truth be told, the world’s obsession with these magical Himalayas is totally justified.

Right from landing at Lukla airport to Everest Base Camp, you have to share the trail with hundreds of other trekkers; the traditional EBC trek route is perennially crowded. When you choose to take a helicopter, you get to escape the crowds as your journey begins and ends in a relatively remote helipad.

4. Helicopter Tour is Suitable for All Age Groups

Everest Base Camp Heli Tour is suitable for all age groups. Since it is a low altitude flight, there is no risk of altitude sickness. The tour is a perfect fit for everybody. Those who are physically unable for the trek or those with kids or old citizens can easily join the group. This helicopter ride is achievable with lesser trouble and exhaustion.

5. The Helicopter Ride is Safe-Choice

We take extreme precautions to ensure the safety of the passengers. There are multiple layers of protection provided to passengers, from a safety briefing to emergency supplies such as an oxygen cylinder onboard. If you follow the safety guidelines, you will have a safe flight. Likewise, our pilots have extensive experience in giving passengers exhilarating helicopter tours in the Himalayas with safe landing and takeoff procedures.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Packing List

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour requires an appropriate dress depending on the season. You also need a down jacket and warm trousers during the warm season to keep yourself warm at the high altitude. Most of the time, the temperature is below the freezing level.

Unlike Everest Base Camp trekking, this helicopter tour won’t need much packing. You just need some good quality clothes to keep you warm at a high altitude. You can refer to the below essential packing list:

  • Down jacket (Windproof and waterproof)

  • Warm trekking boots

  • Inner and outer layer gloves

  • Water bottle

  • 100% UV rays protected sunglasses

  • Scarfs, shawl

  • Warm hat or woolen hat

  • Lip balm

  • Water bottle and snacks

  • Camera with memory card and spare batteries

  • Toiletries

Other Helicopter Service in the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Region

1. Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Experience many of the most beautiful trekking regions of Nepal from the air. A scenic flight is fantastic, but it also might be relaxing. Also, Lukla’s helicopter flight gets less canceled compared to a regular domestic flight to Lukla. If you have limited time for trekking, you can opt for Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight as it makes sure to maintain your travel schedule and helps to complete the trek as you planned. Well, the duration of the helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is 50 minutes. But sometimes it might take one hour. A helicopter accommodates up to 5 people or up to 500 kg to Lukla. If you are a solo traveler, we will help you find a group that will share the cost.

2. Helicopter flight from EBC to Lukla

EBC trek and fly back by helicopter is a perfect combination of trekking experience and a pleasant, luxurious helicopter ride in the Everest region. Trekkers who are dreaming of visiting a base camp of the world’s tallest peak but not enough time to hike, this is a great deal. We offer you to be in Everest Base Camp in a short time and make your dream come true. Also, the people who don’t want to repeat the same trekking route can prefer this option. After having priceless moments around the base camp and Kala Patthar, you will return to Gorak Shep for the excellent heli ride to Lukla. In this short flight, you will get a flashback of your EBC trek from aerial view. The EBC trek with heli tour to Lukla offers an appealing experience for all mountain lovers. Helicopter flight from EBC to Lula and vice versa will take around 20 minutes. You can enjoy the fantastic overhead view of several mountains, beautiful lakes, glaciers, green hills, and a small beautiful Sherpa settlement during this flight.

3. Helicopter flight from Lukla to Kala Patthar

No wonder Kala Patthar is one of the best vantage points of the Everest region. We offer Lukla to Kala Patthar or vice versa helicopter flight landing tour. The helicopter will land for 15-20 minutes at Kala Patthar. You will get enchanting views of mighty snow-capped peaks, including Mt. Everest itself. The duration of the helicopter flight from Lukla to Kala Patthar is approximately 15- 20 minutes. During this short heli ride, you will get a mesmerizing bird’s eye view that you have most likely never seen before!

4. Helicopter flight from EBC to Kathmandu

You can save your precious time in Nepal by taking a flight on a helicopter to Kathmandu from EBC. Trekking in such a remote area at such a high altitude place is an adventure and challenging. So after having a fantastic trek, you can choose a helicopter flight from EBC to Kathmandu. During this mountain flight, you will witness many tallest snow-capped peaks, and your eye is instantly drawn to so many beautiful things. If you don’t know what a nearly 8,000 meters high mountain looked like from above, then you should do this!

5. Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Gorak Shep and Vice Versa

If you are looking to endure both the trekking and an incredible mountain flight, then a helicopter ride back to Lukla from Gorakshep is also a good option. During the EBC trek, it is an attractive option to escape the entire same trekking route. If you have a short time in Nepal, you can handpick a helicopter flight from Gorak Shep to Lukla. It will be on time and cost wise also it is reasonable. So, you can save time, and at the same time, you will get the experience of aerial Himalayan views by helicopter ride. The distance between Kathmandu and Gorakshep is around 151 kilometers, and it will take approximately 65 minutes to be there. Also, on this flight, you will be able to catch a glimpse of the surrounding Himalayas, beautiful green hills, and charming settlements of Sherpa people.

6. Helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu and Vice Versa

If you are in Pheriche and don’t want to trek back to Lukla and then fly to Kathmandu, then you can opt for a direct flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu on an Air Dynasty helicopter. This incredible flight takes about an hour if there are no stops in the middle. On the other hand, you could also take a helicopter ride to Pheriche and start your trek to the EBC. You will enjoy the lovely view of beautiful settlements like Namche, Lobuche, Dingboche, and Tengboche.

7. Helicopter flight from Tengboche to Lukla or Kathmandu

This flight would be the right choice for those trekkers who want to get back to Kathmandu in a helicopter after completing their short trek to Tengboche. Soak in the breathtaking views as you explore the untouched villages, pristine wilderness, and snow-clad mountains. During 12 minutes of flight, you will be stunned by the birds-eye view of panoramic Himalayan ranges.

8. Helicopter flight from Gokyo to Kathmandu and Vice Versa

During a helicopter flight from Gokyo to Kathmandu or vice versa, you will have a wonderful moment seeing aerial shots! Magical views of the snow-clad mountains, lustrous green hills, tranquil villages, and dreamy Gokyo lakes. Take a Gokyo to Kathmandu Helicopter ride to explore the prime locations such as the Himalaya Ngozumpa Glacier’s largest glacier. The view of the series of beautiful and remote Gokyo lakes and Gokyo Valley from above will stun you!

Essential Safety Measures For Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

We have implemented various safety measures to ensure safe travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines are as follows:

  • Passengers need to wear masks and face shields. The pilot will also have to wear sanitary gloves.

  • All passengers will undergo touchless thermal screenings.

  • Hand Sanitizers are available to travelers and staff.

  • Social distancing will be enforced throughout the tour.

Apart from COVID-19 safety concerns, here are other safety measures you need to follow during the tour:

  • While onboard, wear your seat belt.

  • Don’t stand or switch seats on a flight.

  • Do not throw anything from the window.

  • Smoking and drinking are not allowed during the flight.

  • Do not rush while getting inside or outside the helicopter.

  • You should carefully listen to the instruction of the operator.

Booking Terms And Condition

Without any doubt, traveling is full of uncertainties, and the best of plans change. So, it’s imperative to find the back up against the wall, which you will be later thankful for.

Below some cancellation policies are listed:

  • If you cancel 24 hours before your scheduled departure, then you will get a 100 percent refund.

  • If you reschedule 24 hours before takeoff, you can do it without any payments.

  • If a flight is canceled due to weather, you will have two options; get your money back or rescheduled on the same tour at a time and day that fits your itinerary.

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