Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is fundamentally an unforgettable tour. It is a remarkable tour targeted to people who have physical or timely restraints. This aerial ride goes around the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest (8848 m).

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is fundamentally an unforgettable tour. It is a remarkable tour targeted to people who have physical or timely restraints. This aerial ride goes around the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest (8848 m).

Trip Highlights,

  • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour showcases Mount Everest from an aerial view. The view is truly breathtaking.
  • Flying over Khumbu Glacier and Landing at Kala Pattar.
  • Eye-catching Himalayan views like mount Pumori, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu and many other peaks.
  • The aerial flight shows the drastic geographical changes as you cross the Hilly region to the Himalayan region.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Typically, a one-day tour allows travelers to immerse themselves into the scenic beauty of the Everest region fully. The tour highlights the southern side of the EBC. The base camp is the most famous one in Nepal. The Everest Base Camp is situated at an elevation of 5364 meters. This trail is the most noteworthy for being somewhat difficult. Hence, for those not wanting to miss the EBC, the Helicopter Tour is the way to go. Moreover, about 40,000 people tread on the EBC trail. Therefore, the helicopter tour is also an easy way to avoid the massive crowd. Generally, no treks are consisting of less than 15 days for the EBC Trek. This is where the one-day helicopter tour is practical. As it is convenient, it is also luxurious and slightly on the expensive side.

If there’s any tour that gets you right at the face of Everest, it’s the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Up that high, you can similarly clearly gaze at the glorious Himalayas. The bright days present breathtaking scenarios featuring glaciers, frozen lakes, and snow-capped peaks. The Heli tour incorporates breakfast at the world’s highest hotel (Everest View Hotel). This is great to be mesmerized by panoramic views while you sip on your hot drink.

If there’s any tour that gets you right at the face of Everest, it’s the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Up that high, you can similarly clearly gaze at the glorious Himalayas. The bright days present breathtaking scenarios featuring glaciers, frozen lakes, and snow-capped peaks. The Heli tour incorporates breakfast at the world’s highest hotel (Everest View Hotel). This is great to be mesmerized by panoramic views while you sip on your hot drink.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Mount Everest expedition Camp at Everest Base Camp.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour cost
How much does Everest base camp Helicopter tour cost? The good size of groups for Everest base camp Helicopter flight is 4 to 5 peoples. If you are willing to do a private tour to the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour then it cost you $4500 for about 3:30 to 4 hours flight. Only group member 2 person then it cost USD 2250 each person. For 3 persons it will cost 1500 per person, for 4 persons it will cost $1125 each and full pack 5 persons will cost $900 per person including our service charge and land transport from your hotel to the airport and back to Hotel. We also offer group sharing basis Everest Base Camp helicopter tour costs USD 999 per person.

The Following cost will be not included in the trip cost given above.

01: Departure Airport tax Rs 200 per person (About $2 each person)
02: Breakfast/tea coffee in the Everest View Hotel. Per person approximately $15 to $20
03: Sagarmatha National Park entry permits $30 or Rs 3000 per person.

Itinerary of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
First of all, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour starts from pick up from the hotel. The earlier is better. It is due to being in time for good weather period. The drive from the hotel to the airport depends upon the distance. Once you reach Tribhuvan Airport, necessary airport procedures will begin.

After that, you will fly over the Kathmandu valley. Following 45 minutes of flight, the flight stops at Tenzing-Hilary Airport (Lukla) for a refuel and then continue flight to Everest Base Camp direction via following the Dudh Koshi river.  Terrains change drastically, from luscious green hills to striking mountains. You will fly over towns like Namche Bazaar, Tengboche monastery one of the popular monasteries in Khumbu valley. Continually flying over the Khumbu glacier to Everest Base Camp and landing at Kala Pattar for breathtaking views of the Himalayas like mount Pumori, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and any other Peaks. After shortstop at Kala Pattar flight return to Everest View Hotel for breakfast or take some beautiful pictures. Everest view hotel is famous for being the hotel at the highest elevation. You can enjoy the serene beauty of the Himalayas from the Everest view hotel.  We will stop about 25 to 30 minutes in the Everest view hotel, we will be flying back via Lukla and continue to Kathmandu. Although the trip is about 3 and a half to 4 hours long, it will leave you mesmerized.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Itinerary,
06:00 AM: 
Transfer from hotel to Kathmandu Airport/ Helipad
06:15 AM: Check-in at Helicopter counter (please bring your passport)
06:30 AM: Flight to Lukla (Tenzing Hillary airport)
07:15 AM: Land at Lukla and refueling.
07:30 AM: Flight towards Khumbu valley and Everest Base camp over the Dudhkoshi River, Namche Bazaar and Tengboche monastery.
08:00 AM: Overfly the Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Icefall, Everest Base Camp & Land at Kala Patter 5340m for photos and video (about 20 minutes land)
08:30 AM: Flight to Shyangboche, Everest view Hotel for quick tea coffee or breakfast. Absolutely breathtaking views of Everest and Ama Dablam can be observed from Shyangboche.
09: AM: Fly back to Lukla for refueling and then continue flight to Kathmandu.
10 – 11 AM: Arrival at Kathmandu airport, finally your about 3:30 to 4 hours Helicopter tours is over, we will transfer you to your Hotel.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

About Mount Everest Climbing,
How Much Does it Cost to Climb Mount Everest?
Everest Base Camp is a world popular trekking and hiking destination, because of mount Everest is the tallest peak of the world. Mount Everest base camp hike starts from Lukla and ends at Lukla. About 130 kilometers in a total distance of mount Everest hike from Lukla to Everest base camp and back to Lukla. People started trying to get to the top of Everest since 1922. While some have successfully achieved the feat, many of them have ended their lives during the attempt. Around 300+ climbers have met with their end on Mount Everest till now. The fatality stat provided is the total death count from 1922 to May 2019. Climbing Mount Everest from Nepal side cost about $45k with Nepalese company and $65K to $125K with international companies. The cost includes the royalty fee of $11,000 for the peak (Peak Climbing Permit Fee)

Everest region is home for climbing and trekking, World’s most challenging climbing activities offer in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Besides of Trekking Holidays, the Khumbu valley is popular for Peak Climbing and mountain expedition. Mera Peak is the highest trekking Peak 6467 meters is one of the most popular trekking peaks in the Mahalangur section, Barun sub-section of the Himalaya. Similarly, Island Peak 6189 meters, Lobuche Peak is the most popular trekking peaks in the Khumbu region of Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek, How much does it cost to do the Everest Base Camp Trek, How long does it take to trek to Everest Base Camp?
In the Mount Everest region, you can do many different style treks according to your intention and available time. We Visit Himalaya treks offer “17 days Everest base camp trek” arriving in Nepal to departure from Nepal. Our 17 days Everest Base Camp trek includes historical sightseeing tours in Kathmandu before the trek, which is the warm-up tour for Everest Base Camp. Also, we include plenty of Acclimatization day places like Namche Bazaar gateway to top of the world elevation on 3440 meters. Namche Bazaar is one of the beautiful Sherpa towns located in the lap of the Himalayas. Rich of Sherpa culture and their warm hospitality. Another Acclimatization day in the Dingboche elevation of 4400 meters in Imja valley. From Dingboche, we can observe breathtaking mount Ama Dablam view “Mount Ama Dablam” 6812 meters high mountain is one of the beautiful mountains in Khumbu valley. we offer 17 days Everest base camp Trek $1750 including everything 2 on sharing basis.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Our Brazilian Group at Everest Base Camp

Alternatively trek to Everest region, Gokyo Lake Chola Pass to Everest Base Camp trek is known by Everest ultimate trek, it is a small loop of Everest trek, this trek includes visit Gokyo Valley less-visited side in Khumbu valley comparing popular Everest base camp route. Outstanding Blue Himalayan Glacier lakes, breathtaking views from Gokyo Ri viewpoint are the big high light of Everest Ultimate. From Gokyo Ri view Point we can observe 4 highest peaks above 8000 meters like mount Cho Oyu 8201mters, mount Everest 8848 meters, mount Lhotse 8516 meters and mount Makalu 8481 meters. We Visit Himalaya treks offer 22 days Gokyo Lakes Everest Base Camp Trek $2060 inclusive everything.

Even for more adventurous, we offer Everest Three High Passes trek that also includes Everest Base Camp. One of the most challenging Everest Three High passes trek takes 22 days arriving in Nepal to depart from Nepal. Crossing Khongma La Pass (5535 meters) connect us Imja Valley to Everest Base Cam trail at Lobuche. Similarly, another Pass Cho La Pass 5330 meters connect us Everest Base Camp valley to Gokyo Valley. From Gokyo valley to continue to northwest over Renjola Pass 5360 meters connect us Thame valley. Thamel valley is home to popular mountaineering Sherpas. Apa Sherpa is known by “supper Sherpa” successful ascent 21 time top of the world. Similarly, another Climber Kami Rita Sherpa also born Thame village who scaled mount Everest 24 times on 21 May 2019. Visit Himalaya Treks offer these 22 days Everest three high Passes trek cost $2350 per person.

Other ways to experience the Khumbu Himalayas,
Taking a regular flight to Lukla, & Following the footprint of Tenzing and Hillary’s seeing lovely Sherpa villages, monasteries, Stupas and Mani walls along the route of Everest Base Camp Trek. Trek beyond the Dudh Kosi river, staying in a local lodge/tea house you will feel and experience the real local life experience. To get Namche bazaar from Lukla will take 2 days to hike along the Dudh Kosi river bank. Also, we will need to cross suspension bridges over the Dudh Kosi river. Namche Bazaar is a lovely Sherpa town located elevation of 3440 meters. We will have an acclimatization day at Namche bazaar, during the acclimatization day we will visit the Historical Sherpa museum located at top of Namche Bazaar. We can observe breadmaking Himalayan views from this point like mount Ama Dablam, Nuptse West face, Mount Lhotse, Mount Everest, and Taboche Peak. If you still want to hike longer then you may hike Hidden village Khunde and Khumjung village located in the lap of holy mount Khumbila. In Khunde and Khumjung you can visit old Buddhist monastery as well. This is about full-day hikes and evening back to Namche Bazaar. Then the next morning we will pick you up from Namche Bazaar flying to Everest Base Camp and landing at Kala Pattar. If you are still wanting to do a day-long trek then from Namche Bazaar, we trek to Tengboche monastery, one of the most popular and biggest Buddhist monasteries in Khumbu region of Nepal. Spending a night at Tengboche, Visting the monastery, watching the monks chanting in the monastery is another high light of the trip. Then Next morning we will pick you up and fly to Everest Base Camp direction and landing at Kala Pattar.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Helicopter Landing at Tengboche monastery

Finally,
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
is a once in a lifetime experience. It is the best from October to December in the autumn season. It also has consistent weather from March to May. But the weather may vary as the flight times. All the above-explained details can be observed in a short 3:30hours Helicopter Tours to Everest Base Camp. Every adventure lover’s dream is hiking or Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp but every person not able to make it because of time, fitness and some other region, However, we Visit Himalaya Treks offer Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour to fulfill your desire to see Mount Everest and be close with Everest landing helicopter at (Kala Pattar) just in front of Mount Everest.

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