Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

USD 1,855
  • Activities
    Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
  • Max Elevation
    5545m at Kalapatthar
  • Trip Duration
    11 Days
  • Trip Grade
    Easy to Moderate
  • Lodging
    Tea House Trek
  • Meals
    Full Board on Trek & BB Plan on City
  • Transportation
    Private vehicle & flight
  • Communication
  • Group Size
    Minimum 4
  • Best Season
    Autumn and Spring

EBC Heli Tour Highlights :

  • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a trek to the world-famous destination Mt. Everest Base Camp
  • This Tour includes a hike to Kalapatthar (5,545m), the most famous viewpoint of the Everest Region
  • This Trekking package includes an exploration of the World’s highest National Park: Sagarmatha National Park.
  • The most amazing experience of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a flight back to Kathmandu in a helicopter.
  • Everest Base Camp Heli Tours gives you a close insight of Superb Himalayan topography, Climate, Culture, and people.

Heli Tours To EBC Introduction :

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the best trekking experience towards the heart of Everest Base Camp region. This is the most admired trek of fewer time frames. This trek offers you the stunning scenery of some of the tallest mountains of the world on both foot and scenic helicopter flight. Therefore, it is the mixture of luxury and adventure expedition that you would love for sure.

Helicopter Tour to EBC is for the people who love to trek for a less time frame. This tour includes an exploration around the Sagarmatha National Park, a natural Heritage of Nepal enlisted in the list of World Heritage Sites of UNESCO for its diverse wildlife and vegetation. Yet another significant day brings you to scale Kalapatthar, the most beautiful viewpoint in the entire Khumbu Region.

The sunrise view from Kalapatthar is mind-blowing.  From here you will have most amazing views of some of the tallest mountains of the worlds: Everest (8,848m), Makalu ( 8,481m), Lhotse (8,516m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam and hundreds of others. Last but not least, the warm and friendly Sherpa Culture and the hospitality will come second to no one.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Cost and Itinerary:

EBC Helicopter Tour Itinerary begins with a short early morning scenic flight to Lukla. Lukla is the gateway of the whole Everest region. From Lukla, we will gradually start our journey to the Sherpa Kingdom: Namche Bazaar. After spending a full day rest for acclimatization and excursion at Namche Bazaar, we shall continue our trek passing through Tyangboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorakshep respectively.

En-route we explore several Buddhist monasteries, charming villages, high alpine valleys, frozen waterfalls and mind-blowing views of Himalayan ranges. Then, we will take a hike to Everest Base Camp (5,380m) and experience some of the marvellous moments. Next day, early in the morning, we will hike to Kalapatthar – the best viewpoint in the world.

The reflection of the maturing sun over the snow-capped mountains provides the most alluring experience and pleasure of heaven.  Then, we will head back to Gorakshep, have breakfast and fly back to Kathmandu with a helicopter flight. During the flight, we can have splendid views of entire Nepalese mountains, landscapes, and villages in a different way.This is definitely a dream destination for thrill-seekers and adventure lovers.

Not everyone has the time to finish the extended and exhausting trek. Some trekkers even don’t have physical Capacity to complete the trek route. Therefore, The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is a few days tour that allows you to experience the whole trek going to the Everest Base Camp but return on a helicopter. Please feel free to proceed ahead with us and let us serve you like nowhere else on the planet.

  • Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.

    Our representatives will be there at the Tribhuvan International Airport to receive you. You will be greeted and received warmly and then they will lead you towards the hotel. They will also help you with your check-in at the hotel. Either you can stay at the hotel for refreshment or you can visit our office for important information about the trip. In the evening we will welcome you formally with a welcome dinner.

    Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
    Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.

  • Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla [2800m/9184ft] & Trek to Phakding [2640m/8659ft][45m fly & 4 Hrs Trek]

    After having breakfast at the hotel, we will move towards Tribhuvan International Airport for an early morning flight to Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest Region. After landing at Lukla, we will follow the trail that is gradual uphill trekking through the left bank of Dudh Koshi River. We will pass along many Mani walls before we arrive at Ghat. From here, we will have both uphill and downhill trekking experiences towards Phakding.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3440m/11283ft] [5-6 Hrs Trek]

    Leaving Phakding we will cross a small stream and start ascending until you reach Bengar. From here to we have both uphill and downhill climbing. We will stop at the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park for registration. After paying the entry fee, we will make a steady climb towards Namche Bazaar- the Sherpa Capital. The trail continues along the riverbed to the confluence of Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi rivers. Then we will climb steadily for about three hours and come across Namche Bazaar. We will spend one day at Namche Bazaar for exploration and acclimatization.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 04: A day for rest at Namche Bazaar - for acclimatization.

    We will take a rest day at Namche. Namche is a prosperous village situated in the high alpine region. In fact, it is a day to adjust our body to the high altitude. For the same, we have to hike high and sleep low. That means we have to hike to a higher altitude and return to a lower elevation for sleeping. For acclimatization, we will take a day trip to Namche Bazaar. Here we will climb about 300m to the town of Khumjung. We will also visit the local monasteries and schools. We can also walk towards Thami (3,810m) over the amazing Bhote Khola River Valley.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche [3867m/12683ft] [5-6 Hrs Trek]

    After spending a full day at Namche Bazaar, we will continue moving toward Tyangboche. We will have a moderate trekking experience with an easy walk. We will descend down the Khumjung Community and move on the major trail to Everest. The trail brings us to the Mongla pass at an altitude of 3,975m.  Moving forward the trail offers us an awesome view of some adorable mountains and finally to the biggest and largest monastery of the region, Tyangboche. From here we can see the gigantic peaks Amadablam, Mount Everest, Kantega etc.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 06: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche [4260m/13972ft] [5-6 Hrs Trek]

    On the sixth day, we will move through the lush alpine forest. We will slightly walk down through the forest at Debuche. We will come across several small villages on the way. Here we will have a great opportunity to see the mountain life. Passing through Imja Khola, the trail heads towards Pangboche from where we can see Ama Dablam. Then, ascending towards the ridgeline, we will be awe stricken by the surrounding landscape. The trail towards Dingboche offers us a jaw-dropping view of Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cholaste and many others.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 07: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche [4930m/16170ft] [5-6 Hrs Trek]

    Leaving Dingboche we will climb to a white Chorten on the top of the ridge behind Dingboche. From there we will descend to cross a small river that flows from the end of Khumbu Glacier. We will climb the lateral moraine on the north side of the glacier on a well-defined trail and pass through a series of stone memorials for climbers who died around the surrounding peak expedition attempts. We will cross over a bridge and continue to trek to reach often crowded tea houses of Lobuche.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 08: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep [5180m/16990ft] then trek to Everest Base Camp [5380m/17646ft] and back to Gorakshep [7-8 Hrs Trek]

    It’s a long but rewarding day. We will climb up the valley following the rocky moraine path. We shall have an opportunity to view icy glacial ponds and icebergs down below of the Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings us to Gorakshep, the flat field below Kalapatthar (5,545m) and Mt. Pumori (7,145m). Gorakshep is the location of the original Everest Base Camp with the new camp being further up the valley. Now the trail winds through a rocky path and the Khumbu glacier towards Everest Base Camp. After spending a great moment, we retrace our steps back passing through the Khumbu glacier towards Gorakshep.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 09: Morning Hike to KalaPatthar [5545m/18187ft] for tantalizing sunrise view over Mt. Everest & Back to Gorakshep. After Breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu [2 hrs flight]

    We will accomplish an early morning hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m). Leaving the tea houses of Gorakshep we will climb north by north-east to a prayer flag covered rocky summit of Kalapatthar. It is one of the highest viewpoints on earth from where we can enjoy the magnificent sunrise view over Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,481m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and other surrounding peaks. After spending quality time at Kalapatthar we descend back to Gorakshep. After breakfast, we will take a scenic helicopter flight from Gorakshep back to Kathmandu. The helicopter flight offers an eagle-eye view over the breathtaking valleys and up-close views of surrounding high peaks which truly is an experience of a lifetime.

    Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
    Meals: BB Plan

  • Day 10: Leisure day in Kathmandu

    This is completely a leisure day. We can cash this day visiting the busy markets of Kathmandu or the remaining Heritage Sites you couldn’t approach on the second day. In the morning we can visit Pashupatinath Temple.  Rest of the day we can stroll around the street of Kathmandu. You can buy some souvenirs in the course of visiting. In the evening you will sit together with us in the farewell dinner organised by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition for celebrating the completion of the trek successfully.

    Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
    Meals: BB Plan + Farewell Dinner

  • Day 11: Transfer to International Airport for Departure

    Now it is the time for farewell. Our representatives of Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule. You need to get into the airport 3 hours prior to your flight. On broad, you have plenty of good memories of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour to cherish. 

What's included?
  • 3 Nights “Day 01 & Day 13” stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan
  • All ground transportation by the private vehicle including airport arrival and departure
  • All meals (B/F, Lunch & Dinner) during the trekking period
  • Accommodation (Lodge) during the trekking period
  • Everest National park permit and TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System)
  • KATHMANDU-LUKLA by aeroplane and Gorakshep to Kathmandu by Private Helicopter Charter
  • Highly Experienced Trekking Guide
  • Porters – 1 porter for 2 clients
  • Staffs food, clothing & salary & Insurance
  • General First aid kids
  • All Local / Government Taxes & necessary paperwork
What's not included?
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

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Immigration Office at Kathmandu Airport Facilitating Tourist Visa on arrival.

Visa Fees:

Two Weeks – 30 USD

One Month (Four Weeks) – 50 USD

Three Month (90 Days) – 125 USD

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Visa Extension Fees:

Tourist Visa Extension required a minimum of 15 days (USD 45)and USD 3 for each extra days.

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GLIMPSES OF   Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour | View of Mt. Pumori from Lobuche.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour | Giant Mount Everest close angle.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour | Heli above the Himalayas.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour | Mt. Everest 8848m.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour | Picture Captured at Tyangboche.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour | View during Trekking Everest Base Camp.

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