From Kathmandu: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour & Landing

From Kathmandu: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour & Landing

From US$ 1,285 per person

Experience a helicopter tour in the Nepal Himalayas at the Everest Base Camp with a landing flight. Get the closest view of Mount Everest in a day from Kathmandu.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
English, Hindi, Nepali
Pickup included
You will be picked up from your Hotel in Kathmandu. The driver will be holding your name on it. Please wait in the Hotel Lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 5 participants


  • Witness stunning landscapes, green hills, Sherpa villages, and lush forests
  • Magical flight at the foot of the world’s highest Mt. Everest base camp close to Khumbu Ice-falls
  • Helicopter stops at Everest view hotel for hearty Breakfast
  • Helicopter stops at Kala Patthar facing a close view of Everest with time for photos & videos
  • Enjoy panoramic views of numerous snow-clustered mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Thamserku, etc
Full description
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. 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. One Day Itinerary Day 1: Kathmandu to Kala Patthar via Everest Base Camp (Flight time: 3-4 hours) 5:30 – 6:30 AM: Hotel pick up and drop to the domestic terminal of International Airport, Kathmandu. 6:30 – 7:00 AM: Preparation and processing to take your scheduled helicopter flight. 7:00 – 8:00 AM: Fly to Lukla (2,845 meters) After 45 minutes, you will land at Lukla with magnificent views of the chains of the Himalayas. Lukla lies at 2,820 meters above sea level. Lukla is famous for Lukla airport, which has a small runway in the world. 8: 00 – 8:15 AM: Flight Refueling at Lukla Airport Once you land at Lukla, you will start witnessing the local Sherpa culture and lifestyle. 8:15 – 8:30 AM: Fly to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters) After refueling at Lukla airport, you will fly to Kala Patthar. 8:30 – 8:45 AM: Land and Explore around Kala Patthar (5,450 meters) This helicopter tour is more than just a flight where you can gawp at the breathtaking landscapes before you. The 3-4 hours Everest Helicopter tour lets you land in the Kalapatthar, where you will indulge in the view of the mighty, majestic peaks of the Khumbu region of Nepal. 8:45 – 9:00 AM: Fly to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) (3,950 meters) After enjoying the magical moments at Kala Patthar, you will fly to the world’s highest situated hotel, Everest View Hotel, for a hearty breakfast. The flight offers marvelous views of Khumbu Glacier, Gorak Shep, monasteries, Chortens, and snow-clad peaks of the Everest region. 9:00 – 9:30 AM: Breakfast Time at Everest View Hotel Syangboche is well-known for Everest View hotel, famous for getting Mt. Everest’s view from every corner. You will have a hearty filling breakfast at the Everest view hotel with a splendid Everest view. 9:30 – 10:00 AM: Fly to Lukla and Refuel After having an excellent breakfast in the hotel, you will fly back to the Lukla with the astonishing views of the Himalayas. 10:00 – 11:00 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu Finally, before heading back to Kathmandu, after this exhilarating flight, you will be taken back to your hotel in comfortable, private transport.
  • Pickup from Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Domestic Airport departure tax
  • Sharing Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp & return to Kathmandu (maximum 5 persons in one Helicopter)
  • Drop at your hotel after the Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu domestic airport
  • Personal equipment
  • National Park permits
  • Breakfast in Everest View Hotel
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Scarf
  • Passport, copy accepted
  • Daypack
  • Medical mask
  • Toiletries
  • Windbreaker
  • Long pants

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking indoors
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through airport security
  • This Helicopter tour will land at several places around Everest Region

Product ID: 181889