Helicopter Tour Landing at Everest Base Camp


Trip Facts

Trip Code
HWN072
Trip Duration
1 Day(s)
Activities
Day Trip
Start Point
Kathmandu
End Point
Kathmandu
Max Altitude
5545m
Group Size
1- 5 Pax
Best Season
All Year Round
Difficulty Level
Easy
Accomodations & Meals

  • Breakfast at Everest Hotel (Pay Extra)
Locations Covered

Trip Highlights

  • Exciting & Thrilling Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour
  • Heli Landing and stop for Breakfast at Everest View Hotel
  • Quick Landing experience at Kalapatthar, enjoy Mount Everest and feel the altitude
  • Spectacular view of popular peaks such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and more
  • Beautiful Sherpa villages and valleys

Overview


"Everest Base Camp Helicopter landing tour is one of the most thrilling and exciting mountain flight experiences in Nepal. Enjoy the closest view of Mount Everest landing at Kalapatthar and Everest view hotel for the breakfast in a day from Kathmandu."   Are you a solo traveler and looking for getting close to Mount Everest in the shortest time possible or nearly in a half-day? Are you looking for an Everest breakfast day tour? HimalayanWindows  (HW) offers group joining/private Helicopter Tour Landing at Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar. We organize fixed departures for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour that starts from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu.  Drop us an email or make a quick inquiry with your tentative dates, we will make your dream come true.   Kalapatthar Landing Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour Outline Itinerary PHASE 1 Kathmandu - Lukla (Fueling) Flight Time 45 Minutes, Ground Time: 5 Minutes…

“Everest Base Camp Helicopter landing tour is one of the most thrilling and exciting mountain flight experiences in Nepal. Enjoy the closest view of Mount Everest landing at Kalapatthar and Everest view hotel for the breakfast in a day from Kathmandu.”

 

Are you a solo traveler and looking for getting close to Mount Everest in the shortest time possible or nearly in a half-day? Are you looking for an Everest breakfast day tour? HimalayanWindows  (HW) offers group joining/private Helicopter Tour Landing at Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar. We organize fixed departures for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour that starts from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu Drop us an email or make a quick inquiry with your tentative dates, we will make your dream come true.

 

Kalapatthar Landing Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour Outline Itinerary

PHASE 1Kathmandu – Lukla (Fueling)
Flight Time45 Minutes, Ground Time: 5 Minutes
PHASE 2Lukla – Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar
Flight Time25 Minutes, Ground Time: 8-10 Minutes
PHASE 3Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar) – Syangboche – Breakfast at Everest View Hotel
Flight Time15 Minutes, Ground Time: 30 Minutes
PHASE 4Syangboche – Lukla – Kathmandu
Flight Time1 hrs 10 minutes

Total estimated time for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight: 4 hours.

 

Kalapatthar Landing Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour Price Breakdown

The given prices are quoted separately for foreigners, Nepali, and Indian.

 

No of PaxPrice in USD /Per PersonPrice in INR / Per PersonPrice in NPR /Per Person
4-5 PaxUSD 1,150INR 81,000NPR 130,000
3 PaxUSD 1,550INR 111,000NPR 175,000
2 PaxUSD 2,350INR 169,000NPR 270,000
1Pax/Private CharterUSD 4,350INR 309,000NPR 490,000

 

Please read: The given price may change without prior notification. The Price for Fixed Departure may be different from the mentioned above as it depends on the season and availablility. Inquiry or make us a call for exact price and date availability.

 

Short Description of Helicopter Tour Landing at Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar

Helicopter tour landing at Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar is the most popular and quickest way to observe Mount Everest in the shortest time possible, where you are taken to see Mount Everest, which offers a quick look at Everest region allows you to land at Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC) or Kalapathar.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour starts in Kathmandu, flying east from Kathmandu towards the beautiful Sherpa village and gateway to Everest, Lukla. After fueling in Lukla, the flight starts flying towards Everest Base Camp or Kalapathar. The Everest base camp helicopter flight goes over the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, and Khumbu glacier to reach the Base camp of Mount Everest.

The ultimate Kalapatthar landing Everest Base Camp Tour offers some of the best mountain views and sceneries. You will be given a maximum of 5-10 minutes of landing time at Everest Base Camp or Kalapatther Landing due to the altitude issue. And then on the way back, you will be given 20 minutes at Syangboche (Hotel Everest view) to a breakfast. Syangboche also has excellent views of Mount Everest and its ranges. Further, you can fly back to Lukla for fueling and then fly back to Kathmandu to end your lifetime Experience.

5 passenger 1 captain is maximum (500 kg weight) for an Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing– based on body weight.  If we have 4-5 people, we will have to run 2 shuttle flights from Pheriche or Everest view hotel by spiting bodyweight 250kg on average.

Everest Experience Helicopter flight over the Everest region is the most thrilling and exciting flight experience chopper tour in Nepal with the front face of Mount Everest and the other Himalayas from Kalapatthar top with the best cost guaranteed gives you a unique chance to enjoy it.


BEST SEASON: EVEREST BASE CAMP HELICOPTER LANDING TOUR

We organize the Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp all year-round. Although to have the best aerial view and to utilize your tour, we would recommend choosing these months; March, April, May, and September, October, November, and December. These months for taking this short but unforgettable and powerful experience of Heli flight to the Everest region because during these months the sky remains clear blue and you can have a spectacular view of surroundings.

The other months of January, February would be very cold and snowy but the view is still perfect. And June, July, and August are monsoon time in Nepal; however, it is still good to have Heli ride to Mount Everest Base Camp if weather permits.

Itinerary Expand All


Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Flight time: 45 Minutes

Ground time: 5 Minutes

Flight from Lukla to Kalapatthar/Everest Base Camp

Flight time: 25 Minutes

Ground time: 10  Minutes

Flight from Kalapatthar to Syangboche

Flight time: 15 Minutes

Ground time: 30 Minutes for breakfast

Flight from Syangboche to Lukla to Kathmandu

Flight time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Date & Cost


Mar 03, 2021 - Mar 04, 2021
US$ 1150
Mar 03, 2021 - Mar 04, 2021
US$ 1150
Mar 06, 2021 - Mar 07, 2021
US$ 1150
Mar 08, 2021 - Mar 09, 2021
US$ 1150
Mar 10, 2021 - Mar 11, 2021
US$ 1150

Have questions? Make us an enquiry, our experts will help you customize and plan your perfect trip. Let’s get started!

What's Included


  • Chartered Helicopter
  • All government tax
  • National Park fee (30 USD)
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Passenger insurance

What's Excluded


  • Airport tax
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Breakfast at Everest Hotel
  • Any meals, accommodation or drinks, Tips, etc

Customer Reviews


JU
John UY . Jul 24, 2019
3 Country Tour - Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan

Hassle-free is the word. If you plan to visit these countries? Anup at Himalayan Windows is the guy you need to see. Almost a year of planning and he was on top of things every single time. Any questions? He answers. Any suggestions? He answers. Better yet? You don’t need to plan anything. Have him plan it for you! He even booked us a fine dining restaurant in which my…

Hassle-free is the word. If you plan to visit these countries? Anup at Himalayan Windows is the guy you need to see. Almost a year of planning and he was on top of things every single time. Any questions? He answers. Any suggestions? He answers. Better yet? You don’t need to plan anything. Have him plan it for you! He even booked us a fine dining restaurant in which my wife was really surprised! Thanks for that one, sir! Our only interest was Bhutan and they offer everything including visas. Then, he was kind enough to suggest Tibet and we were like, why not? Since it’s a neighboring country and we haven’t visited it either. We ended up booking the 3 Country tour. Including Nepal yes! Nepal was very entertaining and with our very educated guide Anish! He knew his stuff. Smiling fella! Minus the rain coz we missed our helicopter ride to see up close and personal the all-mighty Mt Everest. But don’t get me wrong. Even if Anup knew that our helicopter ride would be canceled he still showed up, at 6 am! He kept trying and calling constantly if there could be any possibility that we could do the tour but sadly no. That is customer service at its finest. Haven’t encountered such customer service like his. 5 stars on that! Tibet was something else. Altitude sickness yes but we managed. Karma our guide was very accommodating and will give us time to wander around on our own. Knows how to manage time especially visiting the Potala Palace. When he said he’ll meet us at 7 am. He was at the hotel right on the dot. Talk about punctuality! Bhutan was magical! The moment when you land. Everything is just a breeze. Even immigration was very friendly! I have no complaints! Sangay our guide was great! We felt like we weren’t tourists. More like friends. He explained everything perfectly. He even told us to roll down our windows coz of the fresh air. The hike to Tiger’s Nest is no joke but Sangay was there all the way. We have no negative feedback the whole time we were there in the kingdom of Bhutan. A must place to visit! Our only concern was the breakfast at Shambhala Palace in Tibet. To us, it was a cool experience to have Tibetan breakfast such as the tsampa but to the others, they might not be able to enjoy it. Fewer choices of food but that didn’t bother us. Eggs, toast coffee, and tea. No continental breakfast here but we were happy about it. The hotel is nice though! Loving the touch of every piece of furniture they have. Hi-tech shower! When we had dinner they have to fetch it from the other hotel coz the cook wasn’t there anymore. They didn’t say the kitchen is closed. They still provide. We were shocked! We felt bad for the guy delivering the food to us but we gave him a decent tip. Wish we knew all their names coz they were all very nice to us from the beginning when we arrived greeted with a smile and the day we left. The security guard even gave us bottled water on the way back to Nepal. We will surely miss those hardworking folks over there! Keep smiling! One word. Anup will do anything to make your trip a memorable one coz ours was. Even side trips such as having breakfast and having us tried all the dishes or snacks that we wanted to try! Also, even if we were at other Countries he keeps in touch thru WhatsApp just to make sure everything was still in order. He even kept on checking the helicopter ride when we were away! Thumbs up, sir! Hope your business will continue to grow and may you have more customers and friends to come! You are indeed an amazing travel consultant. Thanks again for having us and making our trip a memorable one! Thank   you all, Mr and Mrs. Uy
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Trip Information


PAYMENT & CANCELLATION 

Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance will be charged 7 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.

Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS 

Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.

Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross country tours.

Check the latest update and requirements to enter Nepal post-COVID-19

Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.

Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.

BEST TIME TO VISIT 

Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon season.

Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.

TRAVEL INSURANCE 

HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.

FAQS


Everest Base Camp is one of the world's popular trekking destinations.  Every mountain lover has a dream of scaling the base camp of mighty Everest. There are several trekking routes in the Everest Region and the EBC trek is the most popular one. We have prepared the Top 10 FAQs on Everest Base Camp Trek (EBC) in Nepal that is prepared based on the experiences from our previous trekkers. If… Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Nepal Tour and Trekking Do I Need A Visa To Enter Nepal? Yes, all the foreigners, Except Indians need a Nepalese visa in order to enter Nepal. Most of the nationals can get the on-arrival visa at the TIA airport, however, it is advised to consult with your nearby Embassy or Consulate of Nepal. What do I need to get my visa? You need to… Read More »

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