Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

4 reviewsEverest Base Camp Heli Tour
Trip Fact:
  • Duration 5 Hours
  • DestinationNepal
  • Max AltitudeLanding in Kala Pathar at 5545m/18192 ft
  • Trip Start/EndKathmandu
  • Group Size1-15 pax
  • Best SeasonFebruary to May and September to December are best months

What to Expect:

  • Takes no time and sweat to reach Everest Base Camp
  • Exotic and luxurious flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Kalapatthar.
  • Tour is short and can be completed within around 4-5 hours.
  • Easily catch eagle’s eye view of Himalayan chain lead by Mt. Everest.
  • Exploring Sherpa lifestyle within short period.

Mount Everest, the highest point on earth is still considered the ultimate mountaineering adventure. It has been said that to stand at the pinnacle of the earth is one of life's most rewarding experiences, yet not everyone has the climbing experience, money, time or, indeed, the courage to summit this magnificent mountain. However, witnessing Everest, or Sagarmatha as she is known in Nepal, needn’t just be a distant dream, as Dream Heaven Adventure offers the opportunity for you to fly via helicopter over Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayas to eventually land at Everest Base Camp where you will be wowed by the all encompassing majestic mountains and explore the surrounding area at an altitude of 5,380m. It’s not hard to see why this Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing in Kala Pathar is one of Nepal’s (and our) most popular tour packages.

This major bucket list EBC helicopter tour from Kathmandu Airport allows you to visit the mighty Mount Everest at 8,848m in just one-day, perfect for those strapped for time. Other mountains to be seen on this tour are the fourth highest mountain in the world, Mount Lhotse, the fifth highest in the world, Mount Makalu and also the sixth highest in the world Mount Cho-Oyu. The tour starts first thing in the morning to ensure the clearest mountain vistas before the clouds roll in, any seasoned mountaineer will know that the weather in the mountains can change in a heartbeat, yet the mornings are always the calmest at altitude. After the guided mountain tour, you will then land at Mount Everest Base Camp within the Kala Patthar zone.

So what are you to expect when signing up for the Mount Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour? Well, first up it’s the ultimate in scenic Helicopter flights, unbeatable in fact! You’ll fly from Kathmandu International Airport to Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC) whilst soaking up plentiful panoramic views of several snow capped Himalayan peaks on the way, including Mount Everest herself. Once at EBC there will be an opportunity to visit the real heroes of the mountains, the local Sherpa communities with their impressive Buddhist culture and colorful custom.

The Everest base camp helicopter tour will stop in Kala Patthar for close views of Everest where you can take time for photos & videos on the roof of the world. During this helicopter tour, you’ll get to witness other sightseeing spots such as; Tengboche Monastery, Gorak Shep, Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar itself, and the infamous Khumbu Glacier. If travelling via helicopter during spring time, there will be a chance to take in aerial views of stunning scenery other than mountains such as the lush green alpine rhododendron forests and pine trees. Fly high above rivers and valleys and over green rolling hills dotted with many farm villages and terraces.

The Mt. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing at Kala Patthar will then continue above famous Namche Bazaar and Lukla town before heading back to Kathmandu International Airport for the drive back to your hotel. After a breath taking few hours spent around Everest Base Camp, your perspective will be changed eternally! All in all, taking the Everest Helicopter Mountain flight is a no brainer if you are interested in experiencing once in a lifetime exceptional views from the comfort of a helicopter with birds eye views of Mount Everest, its adjoining giant peaks and the culture that encompasses the Himalayas.

Best Time for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

The clear weather, stable temperature, and spellbinding vista of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other prominent peak of Everest region are best seen in Spring and Autumn. March, April, and May have clear weather, ideal conditions for one day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.The bird's eye view of these mounains from helicopter gives enthralling experience.

Also, the shedding autumn leaves, incoming wintry days but clear weather are best for Everest helicopter tour. Many people who don't have enough time for trekking opt for sightseeing Everest on one day Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing at various places including Kala Patthar.

Highlights of the Everest Kala Pathar Helicopter Tour

Overall, Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Helicopter Tour is an adventure trip packed with all stunning views of mountains, hill and valley surrounded by mountains.  A shore scenic flight to base of Mt. Everest may prove to be once a lifetime experience for you.

This EBC Kalapathar Helicopter tour can be completed in short duration of time (4hrs) perfectly fitting these and a tight schedule. Likewise, someone having strong desires to experience the beauty of mountains but is physically not able or has some health issues can also undertake this trip and unlock their dreams.  As a whole can this trip, even children’s and elderly people without any difficulties.

Helicopter tour comes with the stunning aerial views of the world’s highest mountains including Mt. Everest. It is considered as the ideal way to witness soaring mountains, glaciers. This trip ensures you with life long memories and experience without any physical efforts, this too in very reasonable cost.

Furthermore after landing you will get enough time to capture photos on the cap of the mountains. Also you will enjoy you breakfast at luxurious Hotel called Everest View. Believe me enjoying your breakfast with the stunning views of soaring Everest will be the most unforgettable experience of your entire life.


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  • 6:30 AM: Pick you up from your Hotel in Kathmandu
  • 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM:  Flight from Tribhuvan international Airport (Kathmandu) to Lukla Airport.
  • 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM: Fly from Lukla either to Kalapatthar or to EBC.
  • 9:00 AM to 9:15 AM: Fly to Fyangboche from Kalapatthar or EBC
  • 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM: Lovely breakfast at Hotel Everest View, and explore around
  • 10:15 AM to 11:30 AM: Return flight to Kathmandu Airport from Syangboche via Lukla
  • 11:30 AM: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and transport to respective Hotel

    Please consider, the time of itinerary is assumed. Time may vary according to weather conditions and air traffic at Kathmandu and Lukla airport.

    Cost Details


    • Pick up and drop to your hotel
    • All service charges and airport taxes
    • 4 to 5 hours helicopter flight tour
    • All landing Charges


    • All kinds of foods and drinks ( Tea/Coffee)
    • National park entry permits ( if applicable)
    • Local developers tax 2000 NPR (if applicable)
    • Other expenses not mentioned in cost include

    Good to Know

    Reasons for choosing Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    Low flights
    The helicopter flies at low altitude as compared to other Everest mountain flight thus flight provides a closer view of the peaks.

    Multiple views
    The helicopter flies over the magnificent Himalaya which offers you the wonderful landscapes, view of great waterfall, old Buddhist monasteries and Chortens. Moreover, you will get a chance to interact with Sherpas at Lukla during the fueling time.

    Fly privately
    If you have own group of 4-5 people you will not find any outside in the flight. Thus it will be more like a private trip to so you can relax and enjoy the beautiful views take photographs.

    What to Expect - Everest Heli Tour

    • A scenic Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Mt. Everest Base Camp/ Kalapathar with panoramic views of several snow capped Himalayan peaks
    • Visit the real heroes of the mountains, the local Sherpa’s with their impressive Buddhist culture and their colorful custom
    • During this helicopter tour, you’ll get ample of sightseeing spots. Tengboche Monastery, Gorak Shep, Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, and Khumbu Glacier amongst other major spots
    • Take in aerials view of everything from green alpine rhododendron forests, pine trees to arctic zone of ice
    • Exceptional views in the comfort of helicopter with birds eye views of Everest and its adjoining giant peaks
    • A dramatic flight at the foot of world’s highest Mt. Everest base camp close to Khumbu Ice falls.

    Why booking your EBC Helicopter tour with us?

    • Your safety is our first priority and motto is your satisfaction.
    • More than a yours of experience with well experienced staff on field and off field
    • Your payment is 100% safe and secured.
    • We offer special care and consideration
    • We are available for 24 hrs day and quick response

    Packing list for Helicopter Tours

    One day Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour sightseeing is all easy trips which do not need any heavy packing or any number of gears
    Here is list of general items that may be needed for EBC Heli tour

    • Wind proof down jacket, trouser
    • Warm hat
    • Fleece Jackets
    • Sun glass, Gloves Thermal socks
    • Camera with extra batteries
    • Water bottle and light snacks

    But remember if you are touring in winter you need to have base layers and down Jackets as temperature of Kalapatthar goes below minus degrees.

    Helicopter Tour Terms and Condition for the Cost

    The group of 5 people with weight of around 500 KG all together cost you 3500 USD per person, but if you are less number in such case you may have to pay some extra charges and condition may be applied. But don't worry, we try our best to provide you this tour at the cost that you can afford.

    Client Reviews

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      Michael CUnited States |December 22, 2016

      When things don't work out...

      We visited Kathmandu early Sept 2016. The highlight of the trip was suppose to be a helicopter tour of the Himalayas. The weather had other plans. Every morning of our trip we met up with Suman, the managing director of Dream Heaven. Suman dedicated A LOT of his own time, everyday, for five days. The weather never cooperated. Suman was professional and handled everything with ease. Exchanging this amount of money outside of the US (for someone who had never done this before) can be a little scary. There is no reason to fear or doubt the integrity of Dream Heaven Adventure or Suman Aryal. Dream Heaven cannot control the weather. Book with Dream Heaven. You'll be extremely satisfied.

    • Juanny Allbritton
      Juanny AllbrittonUnited States |September 28, 2016

      Exactly what we needed!

      We booked a helicopter tour through Suman. He had excellent communication with our group all the way until we left Kathmandu. He gave us advice before coming and helped with the arrival at the airport too. The weather wasn't cooperating during our visit but Suman kept our group up to date every morning and even had alternative options for us in case it did not clear up. He and his team were very professional and did everything they could. I recommend his help to any and all.

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      Daniel GraciaAustralia |April 01, 2015

      Amazing EBC Helicopter Tour

      Just finished 5 hours helicopter tour of EBC. We planned this tour as we didn't have enough time for trek. It was once in life time experience for us. We heard that there was no flight just one day before our trip because of bad weather; luckily it was extremely nice weather. Suman and his team organized very well. The cost was reasonable. Views from Kala Pathar were amazing; must do this trip if you love to see Mount Everest!!

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      Matt SattlerUnited States |October 23, 2014

      Wonderful Heli Tour with Dream Heaven

      We started helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp early in the morning it was very fantastic. We took breakfast in Everest view hotel. This point is very nice gave us a change for amazing views. Then we continue to Kalapathar. The Mountain View from Kala pathar was simply amazing. The close-up view of Mount Everest was simply wow! Suman and his team did great job. We recommend Dream Heaven Adventure for all!

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