Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  • Duration
    4 days
  • Trip Grade
    Leisure Holidays
  • Group Size
    Minimum 2 Pax.
  • Best Time
    March - May & Sept - Dec.

Trip Overview

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a grand way to explore the Himalayas in a short time. If you are looking to experience the grandeur of the majestic Everest Himalayas, then this is the tour for you! Not only is the Everest Helicopter Tour perfect to really take in the majestics of the Himalayas in a short time, it is also one of the ways satisfy your lust for Nepal’s natural and historical treasures. Enjoy the aerial views of the mountain peaks as you soar over the pinnacles! There really is nothing like it! As you fly over the landscapes of the Khumbu, you will see how the changing terrains paint the overview from trans-Himalayan woods to pastures to finally glaciated peaks. It is a gorgeous experience that is sure to be embedded into your minds for years to come!

Moreover, the short Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour starts with a sightseeing of the ancient Kathmandu Valley and Patan. The Kathmandu city is one of the three main cities of the valley that harbor many old buildings and monuments that remain from the country’s medieval times. You will take in the sights of the Kathmandu Durbar Square and the Durbar Square of Patan, along with many other UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are situated here. They provide a good insight into the history and religious tenor of Nepal.

Furthermore, after the sightseeing, you will then head on over to your trusted Helicopter to have one of the best adventures of your life! The bird’s eye- view of the magnificent Himalayas seen from the helicopter is sure to take your breath away! Fly over the Everest base Camp, the famous destination that trekkers from all over the world come to Nepal to visit. Similarly, we will also make a stop at Kalapatthar– one of the best viewpoints in all of Khumbu. From Kalapatthar, you can see the entire panoramic view of the Everest massif as well as many of its neighboring peaks. The splendid natural pulchritude of the mountain peaks is surely unmatched! Correspondingly, after spending time at Kalapatthar, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour continues on to take you to the holy Gokyo Lakes, a series of sapphire Himalayan lakes that are as serene as they are naturally beautiful.

The Everest Helicopter Tour is the best and the most comfortable way to spend your time enjoying the many virtues of the Everest without having to go through arduous treks for long periods of time. Instead, you get a short and sweet tour that comprises all of the best elements and features of Nepal’s characters for you to enjoy in the best possible way!

Thus, come join us in this marvelous trip that will always remain in your minds! In addition, you can also choose our Everest Base Camp Trek as well, if you are looking for an unforgettable trekking trip! We guarantee you the best services and the best rendering of trips in Nepal!    

Itinerary Expand all

Day 01 - Arrive in Kathmandu International Airport

You may arrive at Kathmandu International Airport at any time. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by one of the Nepal Hiking Team’s representatives. He will help you get transferred to your Hotel. He will also explain further plans and programs to you. Since you have nothing else planned for the day, you can check into your Hotel and relax or send the time as you please. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 02 - Full day Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley

Today, you will have a lovely sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu Valley. The Kathmandu sightseeing starts with the Kathmandu Durbar Square- an ancient series of temples and old monarchial palaces that belonged to the old Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city in medieval times. The ancient Newa architecture of the buildings and the woodwork, metalwork and stone masonry that are done on the buildings are quite fascinating. Along the tour, you will also visit other UNESCO World Heritage Sites, like the Pashupatinath temple, the Swayambhunath Stupa, and the Boudhanath Stupa. Each of the sites are revered religious destinations that serve as the resting house of the Hindu and the Buddhist deities. They each possess their own unique features that you will enjoy very much.

After Kathmandu, we will move on to Patan, another ancient city of the valley. Here, you can explore the Patan Durbar Square and the city’s marketplace. Patan is a city lined with small stone ponds and pottery displays. It is a beautiful and traditional city where you can enjoy the architectural beauties of Nepal’s marvels. After the tour, you will return back to the Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 03 - Everest Base Camp Helicopter tours, 3-4 hours

At six in the morning, we will go to the airport to board the helicopter for the Everest Base Camp Heli Tour. After about an hour of flight on the helicopter, during the time when you can take in the sprawling cityscape of Kathmandu as well as the sparse hills that surround the valley, we will reach the base camp of Everest. But we will not land at the base camp; instead, we will fly over the scene where you can take in the dramatic terrains below. The Everest region as seen from the helicopter is quite breath-taking, as the Himalayas present an awesome view. We will make a landing at Kalapatthar where we will stay for about 10 to 15 minutes and take in the panoramic views of the entire Mount Everest massif. The towering peaks pose a dauntingly gorgeous sight. After that, we will fly again to the Gokyo lakes where we will stop again for a few minutes during which you can enjoy the tranquility of the holy water bodies. Next, we will fly back to Kathmandu. In the evening, you can also enjoy a special farewell dinner hosted by the Nepal Hiking Team to celebrate the adventure. Overnight stay at the Hotel. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Day 04 - Farewell

The programs of the Everest Base Camp Heli Tour ends today. You will be dropped off at the airport by one of Nepal Hiking Team’s representatives three hours before your flight departure.

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportations by the private vehicle including airport pickup and drop off.
  • Two-night accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Full day guided tours in Kathmandu including tour guide, entry fee, and private vehicle.
  • Mountain flight by the Private Helicopter with 10 minute stop at the Kalapatthar for the photo session
  • Breakfast at the Everest View hotel – The highest hotel in the world.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at the Typical Nepali Restaurant with live music performance
  • All required permits & entry fee
  • Government taxes and office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips for tour guide and driver

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

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