1. Nepal
  2. Sagarmatha Zone
  3. Mount Everest

From Kathmandu: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Product ID: 343076
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Enjoy a thrilling helicopter tour from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp - perfect for travelers who are short on time but want to experience the incredible beauty of the Himalayas from an aerial perspective. Fly over mountains, lakes, and glaciers.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Valid 1 day
Starting time 6:30 AM
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Spanish, English
Audio guide/headphones
English

Pickup included

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a once in a lifetime helicopter flight in the Himalayas
  • Experience mind-blowing views of lakes and glaciers
  • Capture the best pictures at Kala Patthar
  • Fly over the Khumbu Region and get to know it in a whole new way
Full description
Start the tour with an early 6 AM pickup from your hotel in Kathmandu, then transfer to the airport. Board a helicopter and embark on a thrilling 50-minute commercial helicopter flight to Lukla Airport shared with up to 5 other passengers. Admire incredible panoramas of the Himalayas from above, as well as mindblowing views of glaciers and lakes. 

From Lukla, take a second 30-minute helicopter flight all the way to Kala Patthar. Fly over the Khumbu Region and get to know it in a whole new way. Land at the famous Kala Patthar viewpoint and get out here to take incredible pictures and see the mountains. After this, continue the tour to Synagboche, the closest airstrip to Mount Everest and Everest Base Camp. Marvel at the impressive vistas of the mountain ranges and soak up the stunning natural beauty.

Finally, return from Syangboche to Lukla and finally back Kathmandu which takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. You will get picked up from Kathmandu airport and returned to your hotel. The total tour duration in between 4-5 hours.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp shared with up to 5 other passengers
  • Landing at the famous viewpoint of Kala Patthar to take a picture and see the mountain
  • Breakfast break at Everest view hotel with a close-up view of Mount Everest
  • First aid kit box and oxygen cylinder in case of emergencies
  • Domestic airport departure taxes and fees
What’s Not Included
  • National park fees (€30 each to be paid locally in cash)
  • Meals
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This activity is subject to weather conditions; in the case of unsuitable flying conditions, the activity may be rescheduled for the next day or you may request a refund; airport transfer costs may be deducted in such situations