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About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a perfect mountain luxury flight for those who are sufficiently time-bound or do not want to walk in the high Himalayan lands. This flight takes you within a couple of hours from Kathmandu to the base of the world's highest mountain, and you have the best chance of seeing the world's tallest mountain, Everet, landing at Kalapatthar.  You might dream of seeing this tallest mountain at least once, so join our daily departure group for this scenic helicopter tour. 

The Everest Helicopter Tour furnishes a significant-high snow-capped massif. This trip is planned for physically disabled, elderly, and time-bounded people who do not dare to trek in cold and high altitudes. They can relish this 4-5 hour Scenic Heli Ride to Everest. Visitors can discover eye-captivating towering mountains such as Sagarmatha, Lhotse, Amadablam, Pumori, and more, with some attractive landscapes of the Everest territory during the trip. Besides these, the helicopter tour with landing provides an event to explore and learn about the culture, religion, and lifestyle of the mountain's legendary Sherpa people.

The tour begins from the domestic terminal of Tribhuwan international airport Kathmandu. After making a small circle to the valley, the flight heads toward the Lukla gateway to the Mt.Everest Base Camp. An ariel view from a chopper flight exposes the impressive sceneries, green hills, farming terraces, traditional ghettos, and charming white mountains. The chopper lands at Lukla airport for refueling. You feel mountain refreshment with the fresh air in this little town. Khumbu region is a land of Sherpa people, who follow Buddhism. You will get the first sight of the Sherpa settlement with Buddhist prayer flags, monuments, and the Dudhkunda peak.

Landing helicopter at Hotel Everest View on Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

After a few minutes of stimulating break and flight check, then flies towards Syangboche Hill, flying above Phakding, Monjo, and Namche Bazaar. In case of not landing in Syangboche, the second land goes to Pheriche. Heli pilots will be careful about safety benefits by auditing helipad and wind conditions before the final land at Kalapatthar (5,550m). Once you land at Kalapatthar, you will be surrounded by 360-degree mountain views such as Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Cholatse, Lola, Lhotse, Nuptse, and more. You will have the nearest look at the world's highest mountain from this landing.

The Helicopter flies above Khumbu icefall and glaciers via base camp before you land at Syangboche. It is the world's highest-elevated luxury hotel. During the Helicopter Landing Tour, you will spend around 20-30 minutes here for breakfast. After enjoying an unreal mountain scene and delicious breakfast, you will land in Lukla again for refueling, then fly back to Kathmandu.

Note: A Helicopter can land at Syangboche with 450kg and at Pheriche with 420kg. There is a high altitude restriction, so Kalapatthar allows landing only with 220kg. Therefore, five passengers split into two different shuttles to and at Kalapatthar after Pheriche.

You must be excited about this thrilling Flight Tour to EBC. Then, we heartily advise you to book this luxurious Helicopter Tour with us. Frolic Adventure operates this trip with safety-focused and reliable cost guaranteed. You can pick any suitable departure dates for a group joining or charter privately. We may help you to customize your trip accordingly to your needs.

Everest Base Camp Landing Helicopter Tour Outline Itinerary (Flight route)

  • Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Fly from Lukla to Everest view hotel/Pheriche
  • Fly from Syangboche/Pheriche to Kalapatthar
  • Fly from Pheriche/Everest view hotel to Lukla
  • Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
  • EBC Heli Flight Tour Route Detail

A luxury adventure Tour to Everest Base Camp by Helicopter takes place in the morning from 6:30 – 7:00 am with clear weather. But, the flight time can be changed or delayed due to the weather condition sometimes, so our Heli pilot inspects everything before taking off from Kathmandu airport.

Helicopter Tour Route Detail

Kathmandu to Lukla

You will depart from your hotel at 5:45 am to the airport Helipad. Our airport representative will pick you up in a private car and transfer you to Kathmandu airport. The flight instructor briefs you about safety measures and guidelines for the Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp, which you should follow during the trip. Then, you go on board for the flight.

After taking off from Kathmandu airport, it heads towards Tenjin Hilary Airport Luka. The Lukla airport has a short runway situated in the lap of a big hill. You will have ariel views of agricultural terrains, traditional villages, green hills, alluring valleys, and more, including sublime Himalayan ranges.

You may have the prospect of discovering massive snow-capped mountains like Manaslu (8,163m), Ganesh Himal (7,422m), Langtang Lirung (7,225m), Gauri Shankar (7,134m), Pumori (7,161m), Amadablam (6,812m), Nuptse (7,861m), Lhotse (8,516m), Tibetan mountains Shishapangma (8,027m) and many more. After a 10 to 15-minute break for refueling in Lukla, the flight moves to Everest view hotel/Pheriche.

Syangboche/Pheriche to Kalapatthar

Everest view hotel, or Pheriche, is the second place to land during the Landing Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp. Our pilot decides whether land at Syangboche or Pheriche according to wind conditions. Only five passengers are allowed to fly from Kathmandu. Because of load limitation, it has to divide into two different shuttles from Syaaangboche or Pheriche. So, the first flight takes either 2 or 3 people to Kalapatthar. Then, land for 15-20 minutes. You see 360-degree high mountains surrounding and the nearest glimpse of Mt. Sagarmatha. After some beautiful capture, you will fly over the base camp and Khumbu glacier and Khumbu icefall.

Rest those who wait for the second shuttle in Syangboche or Pheriche; they enjoy heavenly brunch and hot coffee with outstanding hospitality and dazzling mountain vision. Once the first group returns from Kalapatthar, the second group flies towards the base camp, and the people who passed earlier do the same.

Pheriche/Everest View Hotel to Lukla

Now, all the travelers departed from Kathmandu return together on the same suttle from Syangboche to Lukla. Flying over Namche Bazaar, Monjo, Phakding, and other classic villages, you land at the side of Tenzin Hilary airport. Here, You will have another 10-15 minutes break for refueling in the helicopter.

You can get off the chopper, enjoy the fresh air and take beautiful photographs of the plane landing on the shortest runway you have ever seen.

Final Flight to Kathmandu

After a tiny stop for fuel, you will fly back to Kathmandu with a remarkable mountain experience from the scenic helicopter tour. You will again follow the same valleys, crossing the hills and sceneries. If the shorter airway is covered with clouds, you will fly in the southern route, slightly longer than the northern direction.

Everest Base Camp Trekkers Also Can Enjoy the Helicopter Tour

Everest base camp trekkers

Are you on a trek to explore the Khumbu region and enjoy nature? We wish you a successful walking trip to the world's famous Himalayan territory. But, not all hikers can finish the itinerary, and they have to give up after a few days of hiking. It can be any reason, like altitude sickness or some other. But, you might have a big goal to reach the wished target. So, Frolic Adventure takes you there and returns you safely on a helicopter.

We will pick you up from Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Pheriche, Lobuche, or Gorakshep while on a trekking trip. You can contact us via phone, WhatsApp, or other possible access. You can even Fly back on a Helicopter after visiting the base camp and Kalapatthar if you do not like to return through the same route you followed on the way up.

Gear List for Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp

The region particularly has cold temperatures, though it is adorable except in winter. So, pack warm gear for this landing helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp. The mountains are bright, and mountainous areas have cold winds. We have rectified the essential gear list for the Everest Helicopter Tour here:

Important: We suggest wearing and taking only these mandatory pieces of equipment to minimize the weight limit for the flight.

  • Passport for check-in
  • Nepalese currency for breakfast and drinks in the mountain
  • Ultraviolet protection sunglasses
  • Windproof feather jacket
  • Warm thin fleece layer
  • Thermal Layer
  • Windproof trouser
  • Warm socks and light sport shoe
  • Winter hat
  • Sun lotion, lip balm, and moisturizer
  • Wet tissue and toiletries
  • Camera with a fully charged battery

A couple-hour flight to the Everest Base Camp is proverbial the best mountain flight in Nepal. Almost 3-4 hours flight from Kathmandu delivered to Kalapathar and EBC, including several Lukla and Syangboche/Pheriche landings. Because of starting very early, you won't have enough time for breakfast in Kathmandu and will reach the Everest view hotel. It is the highest luxury hotel in the world, existing at a 3,880m of elevation from sea level. After having a tasteful breakfast and hot coffee, The Heli tour proceeds toward the base camp and Kala Patthar to explore the best of the best close look at the Himalayas.

Weather and Temperature During Helicopter Landing Tour

Temperature detail while flying to Everest Base Camp

Weather in the Everest region can change very quickly. Usually, it will be clear visibility in the morning throughout the year except for summer. Autumn, Spring, and winter seasons also might have some cloudy days, so you need to try for another day if you have time. In case of the trip is canceled, you will get a refund of your payment.

After taking off from the Kathmandu airport, you will directly land at 2,840m (Lukla), so you feel chill here. As altitude gains for further landings, it will be colder temperature. We have set a monthly temperature list below, which can make it easier for you.

Best Time to Fly To Everest Base Camp

Everest region is at the world's Himalayan high altitude, so the climate is not stable up on the mountain. The trip operates in the morning for a few hours, so you don't need to worry about the weather for the whole day. We do not run the flight if it is cloudy or rainy. Also, flying is meaningless if you can not observe the expected view of massifs and terrains.

If you need our recommendation about the best time for this glorious flight tour on a Helicopter to Everest Base Camp, we suggest picking the seasons in autumn/ spring. During these times, it will be clear visibility with a blue sky and shiny mountain views. There is less chance of rainfall during these periods, and the temperature will be adorable. It is cold in winter, but you can still enjoy the views. On the other hand, summer has many rainy days with thick clouds, so we do not advise this time for the EBC Heli Tour.

Our prime focus is your safety, so we never operate the flights if the circumstance is unsafe due to bad weather. The helicopter engine is also regularly checked before taking the flight tour to the Everest Base Camp.

Travel Tips of Safety Rules for Helicopter Tour

Staying secure during the flight tour is important by following some essential rules and regulations. You need to pay attention while the helicopter pilot briefs about the trip. Asking unnecessary questions to the captain while flying and showing unintelligible movements can lead travelers to trouble at any time.

The Heli pilot briefs travelers about what to do and not to do during the flight time and landing. It is hard to see the front and back wings of the helicopter while the engine is on, so check well before entering the chopper and getting off from every landing. Please wait for the captain's signal before entering and exiting the helicopter and ask which side of the Heli is safe to go. Especially do not go to the backside of the chopper.

Please do not smoke near the aircraft. Helicopter wings pass a big wind, so be sure that your hat and sunglasses might blow away. We wish you a delightful Himalayan experience with lots of fun and great memories throughout all essential safety instructions. If you have any queries regarding the secure Helicopter Tour, please feel free to ask by filling out the contact us form.

Landing Helicopter Tour Cost Details

Helicopter Tour Cost Detail

The cost for this Helicopter Tour with Landing depends on the service. It will go slightly higher if you wish to add extra activities to our regularly offered inclusion. The fare differs according to the group size, even for the same involvement. If you have more than one person at trip booking time, it will be cheaper than a single person.

Per your yearning, we also operate a private flight trip for a single person to 4-travelers. An intimate Heli tour is expensive, but you defiantly have more amusement without a rush. The minimum range of cost starts from 9,00 USD. If you have a group of 5 travelers, 9,00 US$ is the base price per traveler. Any individual or couple can book this activity from our fixed departure dates. We will manage the group during the high tourism falls in Nepal. Here, we have set the tables detecting the cost for a private and group join Heli Tour:

We are operating a private Tour to Everest at an acceptable cost for our valued customers. Please check the approximate price from the table below. We can do our best for you if you declare the number of travelers at one booking. To get the best deal, you must visit our contact us section.

Attractions of the Everest Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp, Khumbu Glacier, and Icefall

Everest Base Camp is a fateful destination for helicopter tour travelers. Located at 5,364m of elevation, it is the beginning of the Khumbu glacier. The base camp has almost no fixed tents for climbers. But, it becomes like a beautiful Himalayan city in the spring season.

Khumbu Icefall between two giant mountains (Everest and Lola) looks attractive. Climbers have to cross this before heading on to Camp I and further until the summit of the world's highest peak. Crossing these crevasses is the most technical part of the Everest expedition. Flying over the base camp on a helicopter from a close distance can be an unforgettable Helicopter flight experience in Nepal.

Khumbu Glacier is the highest Himalayan glacier in the world. Its higher part elevation is 7,600m and ends with 4,900m at the bottom. Everest high passes trekkers cross this before reaching Lobuche. And the Base Camp trekkers encounter on the 8th day after leaving Kathmandu.


Kalapatthar is one of the most famous hill stations among the Everest Base Camp trekkers. It is located very near the trekker's final camp Gorakshep. It seems conjoined with Mt. Pumori from a far distance, but it is a single hill with lots of rocks on its top. Hikers for this peak don't need to have climbing gear and permits. And it offers the best view of the Himalayas with the nearest capture to Mt. Everest. The Helicopter lands here for a few minutes during this scenic flight tour.

Kalapatthar has 360° mountain views, which you can not expect from the base camp. That is why it is one of the best-preferred hill stations by travel experts and wonder. Due to the high altitude, the Heli does not land long at Kalapatthar.

Everest View Hotel at Syangboche Hill

Hotel Everest View at Syangboche is the highest-altitude hotel in the world with luxury accommodations. Takasi Miyahara opened this lodge in 1,968 because he liked the place, with stunning views of Mt. Amadablam, Thamserku, Khangteka, Nuptse, Lhotse, Everest, and more. It had awarded by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2,004 AD.

Located on the southern side of the Khumbu region's biggest Sherpa village Khumjung, the HEV is on the lap of the holy mountain Khumbila. The Everest View Hotel at Syangboche presents phenomenal views of landscapes, valleys, and impressive massifs in a cozy environment. You will have an opportunity to stop and explore the natural beauties with a delicious breakfast, hot drinks, and warm hospitality at this place during your trip.

Wander Everest with Frolic Adventure

It is not only escaping in the Himalayas as most visitors consider before going there. It is not just observable but also a moment to experience the local's lifestyle, religion, culture, and nature. A lot of people trek to this region for all of these things. Perhaps, you have a goal for this experience at least once in your lifetime. But, you might not have enough time for a long trekking trip or can not walk in the high elevation and cold temperature. Whatever the reason, you can phrase your dream, and we are here to fill your yearning.

During your Helicopter tour to the Everest Base Camp, you will decore by furnished landscapes, edges of green hills, valleys, rivers, waterfalls, and alpine forests with blooming rhododendron. 

Exceptionally, you can also enjoy the view of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and Gaurishankar Himalayan ranges before entering the Everest Himalayas. Mt. Amadablam 96,812m), Everest (8,848.86m), Lhotse (8,516m), Cho-Oyu 8,153m), Nuptse 7,864m), and Pumori 7,156m) are the highest mountains on the Everest region, which you can see during this flight tour. For that reason, a helicopter tour with landing is not only the way to reach the base camp but also the perception of an adventure that other travelers talk about.

Helicopter Models for the Tour

Airbus AS350B3e

Two different types of helicopters are made in peculiar countries and companies operating the flight services to the Everest Base Camp in Nepal. Manufactured by the world's most popular Helicopter Company (Eurocopter in France), Airbus AS350B3e can land and takes off at the highest altitude. It is the safest chopper we provide you for the tour.

Manufactured: Eurocopter, France

  • Shuttle Capacity: 6 people at low elevation, five passengers at the higher (Excluding captain)
  • Load Capacity: 2,250kg
  • Engine Genre: Ariel 2D
  • Bell 407GXP, Jet Ranger 206B-3-9N-ALL

Manufactured by Bell helicopters for multi-propose services are also flying for a Helicopter Tour in Nepal. This four-blade, single-engine Helicopter is trustworthy and has a reliable engine and cabin. Bell Helicopters fly smoothly in all weather conditions.

Manufactured: Bell Helicopters, USA

  • Shuttle Capacity: 5 Passengers at lower altitudes, 4-people at the higher elevation (Excluding the pilot)
  • Load Capacity: 1,451kg
  • Engine Genre: 206B-3

Other Helicopter Tours in Everest Region

Kathmandu to Lukla or Lukla to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight

Lukla is an entry point to the Everest Base Camp that most trekkers go through. Some hikers miss their regular flight due to the unfavorable weather or can't get a ticket because of fully booked in advance. In this case, you can take a Heli Ride to start your trek. We will arrange the flight if missed a plane to Tenzing Hilary Airport.

On the other hand, the same situation could happen after you complete the Everest base camp trek. We can also manage a helicopter flight to Kathmandu from Lukla.

Namche to Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar Helicopter Flight, then Lukla or Kathmandu

Travelers in Namche are for a short visit because of not having enough time or giving up the EBC trek due to the health issue but have the desire to visit Everest base camp/Kalapatthar also can book a helicopter flight. If you are on the Gokyo Lakes Trek and want to visit Everest Base Camp without crossing Cho La pass, you can fly on a Helicopter from Namche Bazaar. This 15-minute Helicopter Flight from Namche takes you to the Everest Base Camp/ Kalapather for unreal views of the Himalayas.

The duration for the trekkers from Namche to Everest Base Camp/ Kalapatthar is for 4-5 days, which you can complete within a few minutes via a Helicopter Tour. It is out of imagination for them, who despair about reaching the EBC from Namche in a short time, that is also without physical activity.

You can drop off at Lukla to catch a scheduled flight or directly fly to Kathmandu on the same Helicopter after this dramatic flight from Namche to Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar when you return.

Phakding to Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar Helicopter Flight, then Lukla or Kathmandu

We operate a Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar from Phakding for trekkers with limited time or not thinking of walking to the base camp. In the evening brief from a trekking guide about steep uphill trails to Namche Bazaar, some hikers might change their minds about flying rather than hiking.

Some people can get early altitude sickness in Phakding and have to stop or return to Kathmandu without seeing the magnificent views of the Everest Himalayas. Phakding to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight can be an option for them.

Tengboche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight, then Return to Lukla or Kathmandu.

Everest View is the shortest trek in the region, displaying Everest, Amadablam, and other big mountains. If you are on this hiking trip and are interested to see higher places and phenomenal views but are time-bounded, then Tengboche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight phrased your wish.

You reach Kalapatthar and EBC around 10 minutes after taking off from Tengboche, enjoy the delightful looks of the natural beauties, and then fly to Lukla or Kathmandu.

Pangboche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Fight and Back to Lukla/Kathmandu

The elevation of Pangboche village is 3,900m of elevation above sea level, so there will be more chances of suffering from altitude sickness. So, a Helicopter Ride to Everest Base Camp is the best option not to lose the charm of Everest rather than a mournful return from this altitude.

When you return after enjoying the spectacular views, You can land at Lukla and take the regular flight to Kathmandu. But we recommend flying directly to Kathmandu and visiting an attitude doctor.

Dingboche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight and Back to Lukla/Kathmandu

Trekkers who have trekked until Dingboche and can't walk further to a higher place can take a helicopter flight to the Everest Base Camp. Dingboche to EBC Helicopter Flight covers the additional areas in the region which are not in the climbing itinerary. So, it can be a great chance to observe some beautiful backdrops of the Himalayas, which are not on the climbing itinerary.

This 10-15-minute flight will offer a brilliant Everest experience to travelers. After this, you can land in Lukla or continue flying to Kathmandu.

Thukla/Lobuche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight and Return to Lukla/Kathmandu

Thukla is at 4,600m elevation from sea level, and Lobuche is at 4,910m, which has a high possibility of mountain sickness. Also, crossing the Thuk La pass is challenging for the trekkers. A helicopter flight to the Everest Base Camp is advisable for those who walked here and found it difficult to go further. To reach your wished point, it can be the best solution. The Helicopter Flight taking off from Thukla/Lobuche relieves you from a painful hike. Also, it allows you to capture a great memory from the Everest region simultaneously.

The flight towards Everest Base Camp or Kalapatthar from Thukla/Lobuche passes delightful ariel views of the mountains, landscapes, and glaciers. It can be a lifetime Himalayan flight experience in Nepal that you never get anywhere. On the return, you can either land at Lukla airport or straightly fly to Kathmandu by the same Helicopter.

Gorakshep to Lukla or Kathmandu Helicopter Tour

The travelers who reached Gorakshep struggled during a trekking trip and suffered from the high mountain sickness, then missed the base camp can book a Helicopter Flight to the base camp and return to Lukla or Kathmandu. Also, those visitors who visit the base camp and Kalapatthar then do not like to return through the same trail they walked on the way up can fly directly to Kathmandu from Gorakshep. Out of that, you can choose the Everest Base Camp helicopter return trip. People who have the ambition to reach Kalapatthar with a hiking trip, but do not have enough time, can choose the Everest Base Camp Trek with a Helicopter Return.

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  • Marvellous helicopter suttle to Everest base camp/Kalapathar from Kathmandu with eye-catching long-ranged Himalayan views
  • Religion, culture, and lifestyle of mountain legendary Sherpa people
  • An ariel views of Green hills, farming terraces, attractive landscapes, intact glacial lakes and glaciers
  • Ancient historical Buddhist monasteries and typical architecture that glints the Himalayan people are rich in nature, culture and history
  • Phenomenal Khumbu Icefall and Himalayan glacier of Khumbu region
  • Exceptional Panoramic look of massive mountain ranges from Everest view hotel and Kalapatthar
  • Delicious breakfast and hot coffee in Everest view hotel with their great hospitality
  • An opportunity to reach the world’s highest mountain base camp within a short period of escaping from the busy city
  • Seeing traditional Sherpa settlements with well-carved buildings, local grab and their daily activity

Cost Details

  • Airport pick-up and drop to your hotel
  • You get an experienced pilot for flight duration
  • Applicable government and local taxes
  • Landing charges in airports and the Everest region
  • Applicable service charges and value-added tax (VAT)
  • Emergency oxygen bottle and medical kits
  • Breakfast/Lunch costs during the tour
  • Minimal Visa fees to Nepal from your home country
  • International Airfare tickets to Nepal and back to your country
  • Travel insurance in your home country should be arranged by yourself
  • Personal expenses like tipping, shopping, beverages, and so on.
  • Permits and entry fees for Sagarmatha National Park. The charges are usually USD 30 per person and a Local Area Permit, which costs USD 20 per person

Useful Info

EBC Helicopter Tour Queries and Solutions (FAQs)

How Safe is this Helicopter Tour?

The helicopter takes off from Kathmandu with well-checked weather and wind conditions of the mountain, so we only depart after getting a positive signal for the flight. By this, we can say the Everest base camp helicopter is safe.

Traveller safety is a primal topic, so we check the maintenance part of the helicopter before each trip departure. We suggest not going to the chopper's back part for your safety. Because of the high altitude problem, we do not stop for more than 10 minutes at Kalapatthar. Staying a long time there can cause high mountain sickness.

What is the Highest Altitude at Helicopter Lands?

There are three landings during this scenic fight tour to Everest base camp. Lukla is the first land, and Syangboche/Pheriche is the second landing. Kalapatthar (5,550m) is the final stop deburring the Trip.

How Long is the Tour?

The helicopter tour to EBC will be completed in 4-5 hours from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. The helicopter flies for over 3 hours, and the rest of the time spends on several landings and breakfast in the mountain.

Can I Get Back the Tour Cost if the Flight is Canceled?

Yes, it is 100% refundable. Some cancellation policies apply to this flight tour. You will get a full refund if the airline and we cancel the Trip with uncertain issues. If you cancel it from your side, you must stay with our cancellation policy.

Can I Land at Everest Base Camp?

It is not impossible, but Kalapatthar has magnificent views compared to the base camp. That is why we usually land at Kalapatthar. If you are on a private tour and prefer to land at base camp rather than Kalapatthar, you can ask the pilot. He will check the wind condition and then decides about it.

Can I Get a Group to join to fly to Everest Base Camp?

It depends on what time of the year you are going to fly. Mostly, you can get other people to join the Trip during the high season, but it might be a rare chance of having a joining group in monsoon and winter.

What Kind of Helicopter provide for the Trip?

Eurocopter, France-made, and American-manufactured BELL helicopters operate flights for the Everest base camp tour. Airbus 350 helicopter models can easily land at high altitudes, and BELL flies smoothly.

What is the Weight Limit for the Tour?

A helicopter can fly with 450kg to Syangboche or Everest view hotel, but just 220 kg weight limitation for the Everest base camp and Kalapatthar.

Do I Need a Permit, and How Much Does it Cost?

You must obtain the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit for the helicopter tour, which costs 30 USD per person.

Do I Need to Carry Cash with Me?

Yes, You need to carry some cash for your breakfast and drinks. We suggest taking Nepalese currency. You can bring USD or other countries' cash. But, you might not get the exchange rates like in Kathmandu.

What happens if I Get Altitude Sickness?

You rarely suffer from the high mountain ill, also called acute mountain sickness. If any traveler gets altitude sickness during the Trip, sh/e gets the first-aid treatment and is transferred to a lower elevation or Kathmandu for further medication.

What is the Best Time for a Trip?

The helicopter tours to the Everest base camp operate throughout all seasons in Nepal, although autumn and spring falls are mostly the best times. The mountains look bright with blue sky and clear visibility in these two seasons.

Can Kids and the Elderly Take Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp?

It is a luxury flight to the Himalayas, so the kids and elderly can easily take this Trip.

Important Note: The Everest Heli tour is a sharing mountain flight trip. In case of impossible to collect other people for the joining tour during the offseason, you have to take it easy and be ready to cancel the Trip. Or pay a full charge for the charted flight if you want to fly.

Suppose the flight needs to be canceled because of unfavorable weather conditions after you reach the airport. In that case, the transportation cost (40 USD) to the airport and hotel will be deducted from your payment. The helicopter can fly with 450kg of weight (5 travelers) simultaneously. It means if your body weight makes overloads, you need to pay extra for a different shuttle.





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