Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is an incredible aerial tour of the Himalayas. This stunning tour takes you to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world, Mt Everest (8848m). It is a great alternative tour for those who don’t want the hassle of long treks or are not able to trek the harsh terrains of the Everest region.
The tour starts with a 50-55 minutes flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. You will arrive at the pristine Himalayan landscapes in a luxurious flight over the mountains. We then stop at Everest Base Camp or Kala Pattar to observe and take incredible pictures of the entire Mahalangur Himalayan Range.
The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour with landing provides you with a bird’s eye view of the majestic Himalayan landscapes. You can also observe the bustling atmosphere around the Everest Base Camp. The Helicopter ride also passes above the lush green landscapes, dramatic valleys and scattered settlements of the Everest region.
Moreover, the thrilling helicopter tour can accommodate up to five people at a time. Everyone on the ride will get a window seat that offers you with incredible aerial views. You can either take a private ride or a group joining tour. The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is a perfect option for those who want to visit the natural wonders of the Himalayas in comfort and luxury.
We offer this stunning helicopter flight at a reasonable cost. The luxurious ride is worth every bit of your penny. So if you’re seeking a short trip to the Himalayas, then the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is ideal for you. The stunning tour in the mountains is an experience of a lifetime. Read further for more information about this exciting aerial tour in detail.
Highlights of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
- Incredible Helicopter tour of the spectacular Everest Base Camp (5,380 m).
- Majestic views of the entire Mahalangur Himalayan Range from Kalapatthar
- Breakfast at the Everest View Hotel overlooking the stunning snow-capped mountains
- Lovely aerial view of the lush pine and rhododendron forests
- Observing the significant landmarks of the Everest region, including Khumbu Icefall, Khumbu Glacier, and emerald Gokyo lakes.
- Exploring the cultures, lifestyle, and heritage of the Sherpa community.
- Luxurious travel to the highest mountain in the world.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Route
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour with landing is an incredible one-day aerial tour that takes you to the base of the highest mountain peak in the world. Our trip starts early in the morning, with a stunning flight from Kathmandu to our destination of Lukla.
The scenic flight takes around an hour to arrive at Lukla and provides us with magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains all along. We stop at Lukla for refueling purposes and observe Tibetan-Buddhism influenced lifestyle and settlements of the Sherpa community.
We then continue our tour to Everest Base Camp as we pass above the lush forests of pine and rhododendron trees and some sparse Sherpa settlements. The breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscapes will enchant you. Besides that, astounding views of the Khumbu glacier, Icefall, and turquoise Gokyo lakes are significant attractions of the tour.
We can observe the incredible views of the highest mountain of the world including Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse, and others. Besides that, we can also observe the bustling atmosphere around the Base Camp and take as many photographs as we can before making the return trip.
The Helicopter then stops at Kalapatthar for the 360-degree panoramic view of the mountains. The viewpoint of Kalapathar is famous for picturesque views of Mt. Everest (8848m). We then pass above the settlements of Lobuche and Tengboche to arrive at Everest View Hotel for a sumptuous breakfast.
From Everest View Hotel, which is the highest placed hotel in the world, we board the Helicopter for the ride back to Kathmandu. The fun and thrilling experience of the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour gets completed in just 4-5 hours!
The Final Say
Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is an incredible Helicopter tour to the Base Camp of Mt Everest (8848m). This aerial tour is ideal for you, if you do not wish to trek the foothills of the Himalayas or are not able to trek the harsh terrains. Overall, this comfortable and luxurious tour in the Everest region offers you the greatest views of the Himalayas.