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Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour

An unforgettable & luxurious way to explore the mountains in Nepal

per person from USD 4500

5 - Based on 2 Reviews

USD 4,500 /pp


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Best Season Best Season Spring & Autumn
Trip Duration Trip Duration 4 -5 Hour
Trip Difficulty Trip Difficulty Easy
Accomodation Accomodation Day Trip
 Max. Elevation Max. Elevation 5,550m (18,208ft)
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Departure Everyday Morning from Kathmandu
Start Place: Kathmandu
End Place: Kathmandu
Group Size: 5 People Max

Trip Highlights

  • A helicopter ride will provide you with a magnificent sight of the Himalayan range.
  • At a height of 5,545 meters, land at Kala Patthar.
  • Bird-eye view from Everest (8,848,86m), the highest mountain in the world.
  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Everest View Hotel, the highest level hotel in the world.


Everest Heli Tour is a breathtaking experience that takes place in the Northeast part of Nepal. In fact, the entire region exhibits the most scenic geography. The Heli tour starts from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The duration of the flight will be 4-5 hours. You have the option of landing at one of the high-altitude sites, such as Kala Pathar or Everest Base Camp. Equally important, these short breaks provide you the chance to get out and take in the stunning surroundings, including the magnificent Himalayan panoramic views. The landing spot Kalapathar or Everest Base Camp is the best location to observe Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, and Ama Dablam.

Despite being a small country Nepal has a diverse geography. It includes 3 regions: Himalaya, Hilly, and Terai. Each region has its specialty, from world-renowned snow-capped mountains, hills separated by the crest, and fertile green fields respectively. The flight will fly in the Northeast direction crossing the hilly area of Nepal and landing in Kala Pathar (5,643 mt), Everest Region of Nepal.


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Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour is a luxury trip in Nepal. Mostly suitable for travelers bound by the time and for the elderly who might have difficulty hiking in the mountains of Nepal. The helicopter will fly through gorgeous Sherpa communities, alpine forests, and glacier valleys.  It offers a breathtaking view of the notable Himalayas covered with snow.

Heli tours in Nepal usually take place in the morning as the weather tends to be clearer. Remember that weather in the Everest region can be unpredictable, and flight authorization is dependent on the weather. So, it is crucial to pick a trustworthy, knowledgeable, and safety-focused tour operator. After the marvelous flight, you will have breakfast at Everest View Hotel looking back at the astounding Himalayas. Then, we will fly back to Kathmandu.

Are you ready to witness the beauty of Nepal via mountain Heli flight?

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  • 5:30 - 6:30 AM: Pickup and drive to Tribhuvan International Airport

    Kathmandu (1,300m /4,265 ft)

    Our representative will be at your place to pick you up and drive you to Tribhuvan International Airport of Nepal.

  • 6:30 - 7:00 AM: Routine Check and scheduling a flight

    Kathmandu (1,300m /4,265 ft)

    After checking your Passport, tickets, documents, and formalities you will walk to the flight area for take-off to Lukla

  • 7:00 - 800 AM: Lukla (2,850 mt)

    Lukla: (2,850m/9,350 ft)

    Thrilling experience! The flight will head towards the Northeast direction above the hilly region of Nepal. You will be able to witness several settlements, rivers, and massive forests.

    Lukla is a gateway to Everest. You will be amazed by being in Lukla, the allies, houses, the flow of travelers, and the vibrant environment and atmosphere of one of the famous places of Nepal.

  • 8:00 - 8:15 AM: Refueling the Chopper

    Lukla: (2,850m/9,350 ft)

    A short halt at the airport for refueling while at the very moment you can shoot some landscape or take a short walk around.

  • 8:15 - 8:30 AM : Fly to Kala Pathar (5,555 mt)

    Kala Patthar: (5,555m/18,208ft)

    The flight will be above the Dudh Koshi. Along the way, you will be flying over the trekking trails to Everest. Namche, Manjo, Khumjung (Green Valley), Tengboche Monastery, Dingboche, Periche, and the entire camping site can be seen. After landing in Kala Pathar you will have a brief time to take photos and enjoy the beauty.

  • 8:30 - 8: 45 AM: Indulge into the moment at Kala Pathar (5,555 mt)

    Kala Patthar: (5,555m/18,208ft)

    Yup! This is your moment where you will take photos, videos and make memories of Nepal with you. We will spend a few minutes but it will be enough for you to gain and experience beautiful Nepal.

  • 8:45 - 9:30AM: Fly to Everest View Hotel & Breakfast (3,962 mt)

    Everest View Hotel: (3,962m/12,998 ft)

    Breakfast is the crucial diet of the day. Imagine, having your breakfast in the mountains of Nepal with the pleasing view of several snow-capped Himalayas. The cool breeze, shining and perplexing mountains, and delicious brekkie in Everest View Hotel.

  • 9:30 - 10:00 AM: Fly to Lukla and refueling

    Lukla: (2,850m/9,350 ft)

    We will fly back to Lukla. Heli needs to refuel at this point which will leave a short span of time for us. You can roam the Lukla bazaar and grab a souvenir for a friend, family if you want to.

  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM: Fly back to Kathmandu

    Kathmandu (1,300m/ 4,265 ft)

    After a short respite in Lukla, we will fly back to the capital, Kathmandu. Look, with the advancement of technology and machines we went and observed the tallest mountain in the world within just a few hours. What an amazing experience, right?

    After landing at the airport, you will be taken back to the hotel.

Cost Includes

  • Private Chartered Helicopter
  • Airport Pick up and drop from Hotel
  • One Hour break at Everest View Hotel and 15 Minutes of Break at Kalapathar
  • Airport Boarding Pass and taxes
  • All Government tax
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Passenger insurance

Cost Excludes

  • National park entry permit (NRS. 3000 per person)
  • Airport tax (NRS. 500)
  • Breakfast and tea, coffee in Hotel Everest View

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Everest Heli Tour - Breakfast at 3,880 m. Sudarshan Sathe Pune, India

Everest Heli Tour – Breakfast at 3,880 m.

I've just show up from my fantastic Private Everest helicopter tour through Trekker Paradise. It was an incredible experience to remember. The helicopter flight was smooth and comfortable, with breathtaking views. Enjoyed every minute during this wonderful and spectacular trip to Everest with a grand breakfast on the world's highest.

Ganesh Bhoir Dr Ganesh Bhoir Pune, India

One of the best days of my life

I was extremely satisfied with Trekkers Paradise. Mr. Ghanshyam, the owner, has proven to be very courteous and helpful from the very beginning, trying to organize the best trek to Everest Base Camp. The guides and porters are very professional and friendly, the accommodations simply superb. I highly recommend it, Mr. Ghanshyam (Trekkers Paradise) will turn your trip into an unforgettable experience!


  • How long will we land at Kala Patthar or Base Camp?

    From Kathmandu, the helicopter flight to Everest base camp will take 3 to 4 hours. You will have enough time at Kala Patthar or base camp to take pictures and enjoy the magnificence of the Himalayas. The helicopter engine will continue to run as you appreciate the splendor of the Himalayas, giving you 10 to 20 minutes.

  • Do you carry oxygen tanks during this Helicopter trip to Everest?

    Yes, the helicopter has an oxygen cylinder for an emergency.

  • What is the best season for this Everest Helicopter Tour?

    Generally, Everest helicopter tours are available at all times of the year. The best months for helicopter trips in the Himalayas are January to May and September to December. June to August are also pleasant months, although the weather may be unfavorable due to the monsoon season.

  • What is the maximum altitude during an Everest helicopter tour?

    Lukla is at an elevation of 2,840m. The maximum altitude you’ll land at Kala Patthar on an elevation of 5,545 m.

  • Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon my arrival?

    Outside of Terminal Hall, a Trekkers Paradise representative will greet you. He’ll display your name on a Trekkers Paradise name card. You will be taken to the hotel of your selection.

  • Is it possible to join an Everest Helicopter Tour as a single traveler?

    Can a solo traveler join a group for the Everest Helicopter Tour?
    Yes, you can join a group for this Heli tour. For this, you have to email us with your preferred date and time. After that, we will share the cost details of the EBC Heli tour.

  • Do I need a visa to travel to Nepal?

    All foreign nationals, except Indian Citizens, need visas to enter Nepal.

  • Do I need permits?

    Yes, all foreign citizens require two permits for this Heli tour. You require Sagarmatha National permit and airport tax.

  • Can we take kids on this Kathmandu Everest helicopter tour?

    Yes, of course, you can take your kids on this flight without any problem. Since we offer you a luxurious and comfortable Heli tour, it is perfectly suitable for kids and older age.

Helicopter used in Nepal for Heli Flights

Helicopters used in Nepal for the Mountains are produced in France which are very suitable for the mountain’s environment and passengers. The flight can accommodate 4-5 people. In any mode of transportation air transportation is the safest however under bad weather the flights will be canceled.

As the flight can accommodate 4-5 people the cost can be divided. The reserved flight will cost $1,500 USD per hour. Spring and fall (March to May)-(September to November) is the best time as the sky clear-outs and beautiful views can be witnessed. The duration of the flight can vary from 20 minutes to 1 hour depending on the destination.

Joining Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost:

If you join the Everest Base Camp Heli ride group, the price will range from $1000-$980 per person. If your group is paying for the Everest Heli tour jointly, this cost will also apply.

Private Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost:

A private trip to the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour, which costs around $3850 per person, is another opportunity. We are currently accepting bookings for private charters. This private helicopter trip can be a brilliant option if you’re looking for safe solutions during the COVID-19 crisis. At the same time, you can travel in complete comfort while maintaining social distance.

Equipment list for Heli Tour:

To keep warm at a high altitude, all you need are some good quality clothes. The following is a list of necessary items to bring with you:

  • Down jacket (Windproof and waterproof)
  • Warm trekking boots
  • Inner and outer layer gloves
  • 100% UV rays protected sunglasses
  • Warm hat or woolen hat
  • Lip balm
  • Water bottle and snacks
  • Camera with memory card and spare batteries
  • Toiletries

Passport and Visa:

All foreigners except Indian nationals must have a valid visa to enter Nepal. Visa is available on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport upon entry in Kathmandu, Nepal, and at Nepal borders of India and Tibet. Visa can be easily extended to the central immigration office. www.immigration.gov.np Visa application requires a passport with at least 6 months until expiration and one passport-size photo.

The current cost of a visa for 15 Days – 30 USD, 30 Days – 50 USD, and 90 Days – 125 (to be paid in cash) Other currencies are also accepted although rates may differ. Other nationalities should check entry requirements. Visitors are requested to specify return flight tickets, time intended to stay in Nepal.

Visa Extension Fee: Tourist visa extension is done for a minimum of 15 days with USD 45 and USD 3 per day for additional days. In the case of a delay of less than 150 days additional USD 5 per day as of late fine.


Tipping is not included in your guides’ salaries or crew, but it is greatly appreciated. In Nepalese culture, tips are the accepted and a lovely way of saying thank you (“Dhanyabada”) for good service. Normally, the tips are offered at the end of the tour, which is best done as a group.

Safe Drinking Water

The availability of drinking water is not an issue.  Bottled mineral water is available in most places for purchase, but there is no provision to dispose of plastic bottles. We encourage guests to do what they can to protect the environment. We do not recommend purchasing single-use plastic bottles. You can buy or bring your own Nalgene bottles on the trek which makes the trail free from bottles and rubbish.

Filling your water bottles in tea houses is another option for getting drinking water. Several guesthouses have the Euro-guard filters water.  Boiled filter water is also available in tea houses that are completely safe to drink but may be inexpensive for the duration of the trek.

River water is generally full of glaciers and sand and may be contaminated with animal urine and toilet run-off, so do not drink it. The tap water in the lodges is piped from high up, away from rivers and clean glaciers, so it is better, but it still must be treated.

Use iodine drops (3 per liter) locally known as Lugols solution, available at Thamel supermarkets in Kathmandu. The chlorine-based tablets are another choice, but they do transmit a taste to the water. Alternatively, you could purchase a Steripen, which uses UV to kill the bacteria but is a bit fragile to carry during the trek.

The best option is the water purification tablet Aquaprove, which uses cutting-edge technology. Most importantly, it works against all pathogens in impure water. It’s light, simple to use, has no taste, and is all-natural.

Waste Management during the trek

Leave No Traces, Only the Footprints! Pack out your own waste. We practice responsible eco-tourism and organize eco-friendly trips to support sustainable tourism.

The trekking trail in Nepal has suffered significant damage as a result of not having a strong policy of waste management. Act and travel responsibly. We prefer that all of our clients bring their trash and keep them in a container or bag, and dispose of it properly at a specific spot or dustbin.

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