Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour

FromUS$ 900 per person
No. of people Price P.P
1 US$ 4000
2 US$ 2000
3 US$ 1400
4 US$ 1100
5 US$ 900
Trip Details
  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Grade: Easy
  • Trip Type: Tour
  • Transportation: Car + Flight
  • TOUR NAME: Everest view Helicopter Tour- Syangboche Panoramic Heli-Sightseeing
  • DURATION OF TOUR: 4 Hour
  • Ground time : 1 hr at HEV / Just Drop or Pick
  • Pax Size : 5 pax max
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Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour Itinerary & Cost

Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour is an exciting and adventurous ride to the world’s tallest mountain, with the mountain vistas crystal clear to your eyes. Kala Patthar is the spot from where the view of Everest comes like a masterpiece coming out of the hands of Leonardo da Vinci. Most travelers have a wish on their bucket list: coming on an Everest Base Camp Trek or summiting the Everest. The trek takes 2-3 weeks, whereas the summiting takes months. So, it is impossible for most travelers as there can be a time boundary and health complications. For those time-bound travelers who want to experience the feeling of being at the top and seeing the highest peak from a close view, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour comes as a savior.

Everest Base Camp Private Tour by Welcome Nepal Treks offers you the most remarkable panorama of the snowy mountains gratified by the clear sky. The amazing mountain peaks like Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and other mountains of the Everest Region give you a cute smile that embraces the warmth of Mother Nature. EBC Helicopter Tour is a  perfect option for the older and physically weak people who don’t have the luxury of going on a long trek. The Everest Helicopter Tour Package from Kathmandu starts with a ride from the Tribhuvan International Airport’s domestic terminal. Circling the capital city, it goes to Lukla. That is a breathtaking experience of a helicopter ride in Kathmandu.  Lukla Airport is the gateway to the highest peak Everest and one of the world's most dangerous airports. Landing at the Lukla Airport, you will feel the ultimate joy of being in the Himalayan Region. Completing a certain lap of the ride, you get even more excited about what the trip has to offer. The heli stops for refueling at Lukla, and during that time, you can click pictures or make videos. But, it is to ensure that you don’t do that on the runway or inside the airport premises.

Now the real fun part of the helicopter journey to Everest begins. After a hard-earned refreshing break, you fly to Everest. Kala Patthar is the spot from where you check out the remarkable vistas of the world’s highest peak, smiling at you like an angel from heaven. The image you capture at that moment will be engraved in your mind and heart forever. At an altitude of 5,450m, nature rewards you with the 360-degree vistas of the mountains in the Himalayan Range. It is best to enjoy the moment of being at the top, looking out the Everest like it’s just made for you. The wonderful nature and the environment in the Himalayas speak volumes of nature’s serenity and tranquility. Also known as the Kala Patthar Helicopter Ride, the Everest Heli Private Tour gives you the best aspects of nature. But, it also brings out the delicacies of the Himalayas back to life. On your return to Kathmandu from Everest, you will be treated to the best breakfast in the Everest Base Camp or Everest View Hotel, which is sure to provide you with the best delicacy you will ever have in your lifetime. Imagine having breakfast and looking at the remarkable scenery of the snow-capped mountain peaks, and Life is fun, Right?

Everest Heli Private Tour is a luxury tour around the Himalayas on a helicopter for about 2-4 hours. It’s all about exploring the mountains from an aerial perspective. It is especially popular for travelers who have less time to trek or are physically incapable of going on a strenuous Everest trekking journey. The private helicopter tour to Everest brought to you by Welcome Nepal Treks has a variety of pros that are guaranteed to provide you with 100% satisfaction.

Everest Base Camp Private Heli Tour - The Perfect Family Tour

The helicopter ride to the Everest Region is one of the most sought-after family trips. As a helicopter ride is feasible for kids, adults, and older adults, a family of three generations can come on the trip and make memories of a lifetime. Perfect for travelers who don’t have the time and energy to go on a long trekking journey to the highest peak, the private Everest Heli Trip can be the best option.

You can complete the trip in one day, and you will have a great time there. Imagine your grandfather is asking you for a trip to Everest; you can’t say, “Let’s go on a trek,” considering his age and the chances of the health complications he may face. It’s not just for him. If you are a beginner-level trekker, the Everest Base Camp Trek can also take a toll on you. For safety reasons and time boundness, the Private Everest Helicopter Ride is the perfect one-day family trip in Nepal. It is a different experience which you should have with your family.

Best Time for the Everest Private Helicopter Tour

Everest Heli Tour is all about embarking on a journey over the beautiful snow-capped mountain peaks on a helicopter. The weather is extremely unpredictable as Everest Region lies at a high altitude, the weather is extremely unpredictable. It is impossible to go on a heli ride if it’s too foggy or raining. You can’t see any of the mountain views, and the ride is also not safe. Despite the tour being just a few hours long, the weather is not a thing you can’t completely overlook.

The best time for the helicopter tour in the Everest Region is during the spring and autumn. The weather is crystal clear, and it’s not too humid. The chances of rain are very minimum. Meanwhile, rain might frequently occur, and the climate is too humid. And in the winter season, the mountain is fully covered with snow. The temperature is extremely low.

You don’t have to worry about which time is the best for an Everest Heli Tour. Welcome Nepal Treks looks over all the weather forecasts, and under the surveillance of experts, we organize our flights with full safety. The best service to a traveler is honesty and safety, the main motto of Welcome Nepal Treks. 

 

Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour Itinerary

A helicopter tour to Everest is the best way to eliminate all your sorrows and bad vibes. A one-day trip to the Himalayas is your perfect opportunity to experience what it’s like to breathe in the Himalayas with all the views gratified by the clear sky and tranquil atmosphere. As soon as you take the flight, you are in for a great adventure and a life-changing experience. So, what is the detailed itinerary for the Everest Private Heli Tour brought to you by Welcome Nepal Treks?

  • Pickup from the hotel and arrival at the airport
  • Departure from the Tribhuvan International Airport Domestic Terminal
  • Landing at Lukla and Stop to refuel
  • Fly to Kala Patthar
  • Fly back to Everest View Hotel for breakfast
  • Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla and back to the hotel
  • End of the Private Everest Heli Tour

 

The trip usually starts at 6:30 am and ends around 10:45 am. It is a 4-hour easy trip that travelers can complete with no travel experience or without any. One of the most popular family trips for all ages, the Everest Private Helicopter Tour, is your answer to all the boredom and stress you feel in your corporate and personal life for a while. It is a zenith breath of fresh air in competition and race.

Everest Helicopter Private Tour Price | Helicopter Ride Price in Nepal

The helicopter private tour price in Nepal depends on the travel agency and the heli tour package you have chosen. The private Everest Heli Tour costs around US$ 900 under Welcome Nepal Treks with various pros for the old customers. One of the best tour planners in Nepal, Welcome Nepal Treks are, the leading Everest Helicopter Tour Planners.

Some people might question the cost difference between the Nepalese and the international tourists. Well, the cost is almost similar. However, both the tourist groups must pay the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee under the package.

 

Packing List for Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour

When you are on a private heli tour, you might be curious about what to take on the helicopter ride?  You may think you don’t need a lot of stuff, which is true in some ways. However, there are certain things you can’t take the risk of not taking on the trip. Here is a list of things you should take to remember your trip for good reasons.

  • Sunglasses
  • Windproof jacket
  • Scarf
  • Cap
  • Full-sleeve T-shirts
  • Warm trousers
  • Cameras and Mobile Phones
  • Powerbank with charging cable
  • Moisturizer (if it’s a cold season)
  • A water bottle

Make sure you don’t bring a lot of stuff with you, as it can exceed the threshold weight on the helicopter. It is advised to consult with your tour planner for the essential things to be taken.

Major Highlights of Everest  Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour Package

Kathmandu-Lukla Flight

Once you take off from Kathmandu, the heli journey to Lukla is a great appetizer for a breathtaking journey to the gorgeous Everest Region. The clear sky gratifies the lovely mountain peaks, and the wildlife makes the grasslands even more beautiful. The experience is so soothing.

Khumbu Glacier

Khumbu Glacier is the world’s highest glacier between Mount Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Having a huge icefall named Khumbu Icefall, Khumbu Glacier is the spot where most of the trekkers in the Everest Region visit in the final days. Imagine flying on a helicopter and looking down at the largest glacier in Nepal; your eyes will be treated to the ultimate nature’s supremacy.

Kala Patthar

Kala Patthar is famous as the place from where the view of Everest is supreme. It is also the highest altitude most travelers can reach without a permit. Located in the south of the Pumori Himalayas, you can have a stop at Kala Patthar and click magnificent pictures of Everest. Those memories will be alive in your heart and mind forever.

Breakfast at Everest View Hotel

After a great flight over the Everest Region, your eyes and heart will be filled with the magnificent vistas of Everest. But what is more magical than having breakfast at the Everest View Hotel from where the Everest looks like a castle in heaven. You will feel like you are on cloud nine of happiness and joy surrounding you from both ends.

Everest Private Helicopter Tour Vs. Everest Base Camp Trek, Which one is better?

Everest Base Camp Trek is a long journey of walking through the rugged trails of the Everest region, exploring the vegetation, wildlife, and culture. You will explore the riches of festivals and traditions of people in the region. You will have to walk around 6-7 hours daily. Labeled as a hard trip, not everyone can complete the trip.

Talking about the Everest Private Heli Tour is a journey to the Everest Region on a helicopter completed in a day. It is an easy trip for all ages. Most favorable for travelers who are time-bound and can’t walk hours in a day, Everest Heli Tour is the best option out there.

There is no such thing as which one is the better trip out of Everest Private Heli Tour or EBC Trek. It depends on your time, physical ability, and the days you want to give for the journey. Overall, both the trips will be the exploration of the Everest Region.  It’s just that Everest Base Camp Trek provides you with in-depth exploration and experience of life in the Himalayas.

Safety Tips for the Everest Private Heli Tour

On a helicopter ride, you should follow certain safety tips to make your trip fun and safe. As Welcome Nepal Treks ensure the full safety of the travelers on the journey, you will be given a brief about the journey before the departure. During the journey, too, there are things you should strictly follow.

  1. Be fully attentive when you are being given a brief by the helicopter captain (The entry and exit procedure will be clear to you.)
  2. Never approach the aircraft from behind; only enter it after the captain has signaled.
  3. Do not smoke within 100 feet of the helicopter.
  4. Only exit the aircraft after the captain signals you to do so.
  5. Take proper care of your personal belongings as the strong wind can blow all those away.

Where to book your next Everest Helicopter Private Tour?

Booking your heli tour to Everest is a big decision. Choosing a great travel agency is a must as it would determine your itinerary, choice of the helicopter,  or, say, the whole travel experience. So, where to book the private heli tour to Everest? Well, the choices can be immense. But, you have to choose one, Right?

Welcome Nepal Treks have been in the travel and tourism industry for a long time. They know what the travelers seek when they come out for a trip. Consulting with the travelers, they come up with the best itinerary and tour planning, such that the travelers will never feel like their time, effort, and money went in vain. If you want to book Everest Private Heli Tour as your next holiday plan, you just get in touch with the Welcome Nepal Treks Team. That’s the best decision you will make.

Everest Private Helicopter Tour FAQs

Is Everest Private Heli Tour safe in Nepal?

We inspect the flights’ condition, weather and climate details before going on any trip. So, there is a minimum chance of any sort of mishap. The flights are always well-maintained and go through repeated maintenance in the required duration. Safety was and always will be the major concern for the Welcome Nepal Treks. So, you can come to the Heli Tour with full joy and enthusiasm. Everest Heli Tour is fully safe in Nepal, and with you following every safety tip, it feels even safer.

What is the duration of the Private Everest Helicopter Tour?

The Everest Private Heli Tour takes around 4-5 hours, and it usually happens in the morning. However, the helicopter doesn’t fly for full 4-5 hours. It also stops for refueling and breakfast break. It flies for around 2-3 hours.

What is the maximum height we can get to in the Everest Private Helicopter Tour, and do we land at the Everest Base Camp?

We usually do not land at the Everest Base Camp. Kala Patthar is the preferred position for the landing as from there, the view of Everest is surreal and magnificent. Kala Patthar is the highest point of the tour. The highest altitude we hit is 5,545m.

Can children and older people go on the Everest Helicopter Tour?

People of all age groups can go on the Everest Helicopter Tour as it is an easy trip and doesn’t require you to have a certain level of physicality or experience. That’s why it is also famous as the best family trip.

Do we land at the hotel for breakfast?

As we don’t fly for the full 4-5 hours, some time will be separated for breakfast or snacks. We land at the hotel and stay there for around 30 minutes, depending on the time and situation.

What if I cancel the trip? Do I get a refund?

Welcome Nepal Treks provide a refund policy for travelers. However, you should cancel the trip before a specified date. You will be charged a cancelation amount and do get a refund. For more details, you can look at our booking terms and conditions. If you can come on the trip, you are requested to come by any means. It is a great experience to have and will be memorable all your life.

Do you need a permit for Everest Helicopter Tour?

Everyone going for the Everest Helicopter Tour needs Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit, which costs around $30. You should never think about trespassing.

What if you suffer from Altitude Sickness when on the Everest Heli Private Tour?

The chances are extremely low that you will suffer from Altitude Sickness.  If you suffer from it, the first aid treatment will be given to you. We will transfer you to a lower altitude location and a hospital if any serious case arises. There are also the facilities of oxygen tanks in the helicopter if you feel shortness of breath or any breathing difficulty while on the helicopter ride.

Is there any ATM service in the hotels where we have breakfast?

As of now, there are no facilities for ATMs. You need to carry money with you if you want to give a tip to the people who serve you there. You don’t need to pay for the breakfast as it comes under the package you book with us.

Can you add extra places to the Everest Private Helicopter Tour itinerary?

Yes, you can add other places to the Heli Tour Itinerary. However, you should pay extra for the places added to the trip itinerary. You can contact us if you wish to visit different places on the Heli Tour.

Why choose Welcome Nepal Treks for the Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour?

The choice of the travel agency is the base of the fun and experience you get to collect during the trip. Welcome Nepal Treks provides many awesome benefits if you book with us. Here are the reasons or say benefits of choosing Welcome Nepal Treks for the Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour.

  • Free pickup and dropoff from and to the airport
  • Services of a native language speaking guide
  • Experienced Pilots and Well-conditioned helicopters
  • Refund Policy
  • Loyalty Points and Discounts for old customers
  • Meals at the best hotels
  • Customizable Itinerary under the suggestion of customers
  • Best Price Guaranteed
  • No Hidden Charges
  • 24/7 Customer Service

Welcome Nepal Treks doesn’t only provide you with the Everest Base Camp Heli Tour. There is a variety of Tour Packages you can choose from. If you are a wildlife lover, Bardiya National Park Tour and Chitwan National Park Tour can be the best options. However, if you are a trekking person, then EBC Trek, ABC Trek, and PoonHill Trek can be the best trekking packages for you. Life is beautiful, and it’s all on your part to make it even more. Pack your backpack and come over to the land of the Himalayas, and fall in love with nature all over again.

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Trip Highlights

  • Beautiful scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Exploration of the finest Sherpa culture
  • Explore the ancient monasteries
  • Breathtaking mountain vistas of the Everest Region
  • Magnificent Khumbu Glacier
  • The tastiest breakfast at Everest View Hotel
  • The aerial view of the gorgeous farmlands and the amazing topography
  • Two of the Everest Region’s Best Spots- Khumbu Glacier and Kala Patthar

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Early in the Morning

What’s Included

  • Heli-tour to Everest Base Camp
  • Domestic airport departure tax.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop.
  • All government taxes, VAT and office service charge.

What’s not Included

  • Optional - Breakfast USD 40 per person
  • Everest National park fees USD 25 (NPR 3000) per person- must be in Cash - pay locally in the Mountain
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Personal equipments and clothing
  • Your insurance
  • Day 01Early in the Morning Helicopter departs from Tribhuvan International Airport and lands at Everest kalapatthar where you can rest for an hour offers you beautiful views of snowy peaks such as Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,511m), Nuptse (7,879m), Pumo Ri (7165m). Khmbu Glacier, and to see Everest base camp, and back to same Helicopter to Kathmandu airport. Overnight at 5 star Hotel in Kathmandu.

    6:30 AM: Pick up from the hotel in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport

    7:00 AM: Check-in at the airport and fly to Lukla: 45 minutes flight

    7:45 AM: Landing at Lukla - fueling for 10 minutes then Helicopter tour to Kalapattar via Everest Base Camp: 25 minutes flight

    8:20 AM: Landing at the Kalapattar for 10 minutes. Free time to enjoy the Himalayan scenery with the views of Mount Everest and several other mountains

    8:30 AM: Fly to Everet View Hotel for breakfast: 15 minutes flight then Enjoy breakfast with Himalayan scenery: 1 Hour

    9:45 AM: Fly to Kathmandu via Lukla: 1-hour flight

    10:45 AM: Transfer back to your hotel

NOTE: Booking should be made 15 days before the flight date and flight confirmation should be received one week before the flight date. Extra cost such as Airport Tax, National Park Fee & breakfast cost is not included in below rate.

CANCELLATION POLICY: In the case of cancellation of booking, we need to inform one week before the flight date by the client. Cancellation made one week before the flight date are free of any cancellation charges. Cancellation made less than one week are subject to charge 10% of total fare of requested sector.