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Everest Helicopter Tour

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Trip Duration 6 Hours
Max-Altitude 5610
Group Size 1-5
Start & End Point Kathmandu
Trip Difficulty Easy
Best Season Spring and Autumn
Trip Price
US$ 1500
US$ 1450 Per Person
Trip Introduction

Overview of Everest Helicopter Tour

Everest Helicopter Tour: Experience the crown jewel of the Himalayas, not from below, but from a breathtaking landing at Kala Patthar, the ultimate Everest viewpoint! This exhilarating adventure whisks you above snow-capped giants, offering unparalleled panoramic vistas in a single day.

Imagine soaring above majestic peaks, and traditional Sherpa villages clinging to mountainsides, culminating in a thrilling touchdown at Kala Patthar, perched at 5,644 meters (18,519 ft). Capture awe-inspiring photos of Everest in all its glory, forever etching this moment in your memory. Savour a gourmet breakfast at the Everest View Hotel, the highest hotel on Earth, basking in the unparalleled panorama that unfolds before you.

Trip Schedule

Itinerary of Everest Helicopter Tour

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This itinerary whisks you away on a breathtaking helicopter adventure, showcasing the crown jewel of the Himalayas – Mount Everest – and the magic of the Everest region.Everest Helicopter Tour

Early Start (5:30 AM – 6:30 AM):

  • Our team picks you up from your Kathmandu hotel and whisks you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu International Airport.
  • Relax and take in the excitement as your once-in-a-lifetime Himalayan adventure awaits.

Helicopter Ascent & Glimpse into History (6:30 AM – 8:00 AM):

  • Check-in for your scheduled helicopter flight and prepare to be awestruck.
  • Your scenic flight takes you over the Lamjura-La Pass, showcasing traditional villages nestled in the foothills.
  • Witness the majestic Himalayan range unfold beneath you as you fly towards Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region.
  • As you soar above, your pilot might share interesting stories about Lukla’s history and significance.

Panoramic Flight over Everest Base Camp (8:15 AM – 8:30 AM):

  • Brace yourself to be mesmerized as you fly directly over Everest Base Camp (EBC), a legendary destination for trekkers and mountaineers.
  • Marvel at the vast expanse of the Khumbu Glacier, a colossal river of ice winding through the heart of the Himalayas.
  • Spot iconic peaks like Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse from a breathtaking aerial perspective.
  • This exclusive vantage point allows you to truly appreciate the scale and grandeur of these Himalayan giants.Everest Helicopter Trip

Helicopter Descent & Breakfast at Everest View Hotel (8:30 AM – 9:30 AM):

  • Descend from awe-inspiring heights and land at Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) at 3,950 meters, one of the highest-located hotels in the world!
  • Savour a delicious breakfast amidst the stunning beauty of the Khumbu Glacier and the surrounding snow-capped peaks.
  • Imagine sipping your coffee while basking in the panoramic views of the Himalayas – a truly unforgettable experience.Sharing Everest Helicopter Tour with Kalapatthar Landing

Return to Kathmandu (9:30 AM – 11:00 AM):

  • Board the helicopter for a comfortable return flight to Kathmandu, carrying memories that will last a lifetime.
  • Land back at the domestic terminal, forever changed by the majesty of the Everest region.

Added Insights

Includes/Excludes

What's Included?

  • Airport transportation by private vehicle (to and from your Kathmandu hotel)
  • Helicopter ride to Everest (including sightseeing and landings as per the itinerary)

What's Excluded?

  • National park entry permit (US$ 55 per person, estimated)
  • Breakfast at Everest View Hotel (US$ 30 per person, estimated)
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Essential Information - Everest Helicopter Tour

Unveiling Everest’s Majesty: Highlights of Your Everest Helicopter Tour

The Himalayas beckon, and the crown jewel, Everest, awaits. But what can you expect on an Everest Helicopter Tour? This guide unveils the once-in-a-lifetime experiences that take your breath away:

Soar Above the World: Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Mount Everest (weather permitting) from a unique aerial perspective. Fly over Everest Base Camp, a temporary village buzzing with trekkers, and gain a glimpse into the lives of those attempting to summit the world’s highest peak.

Panoramic Vistas of Himalayan Giants: Imagine a breathtaking canvas painted with snow-capped giants. As you soar above the clouds, feast your eyes on Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, and more. Our experienced pilots will provide informative commentary, enriching your understanding of the region’s history and geography.

Optional Thrill: Kala Patthar Landing (Additional Cost): For the truly adventurous, add a landing at Kala Patthar (5,450 meters) for unparalleled panoramic views. Spend precious moments amidst Everest, Pumori, Lhotse, and the surrounding Himalayan giants. This unforgettable stop will leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Luxurious Breakfast at the Everest View Hotel: Descend to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) at 3,950 meters and indulge in a delicious breakfast surrounded by the grandeur of the Himalayas. Savour a perfect blend of luxury and breathtaking scenery.

Seamless Experience: From convenient hotel pickup and drop-off in Kathmandu to comfortable flights, we handle all the logistics. All you have to do is relax, take in the stunning views, and create unforgettable memories.Everest Helicopter Tour

Ready to take this unforgettable journey? Contact Alpine Luxury Treks today and book your Everest Helicopter Tour!

Best time for Everest Helicopter Tour

Everest, the Earth’s rooftop, beckons with its celestial peak. But what if you could witness this breathtaking beauty without the gruelling trek? An Everest Helicopter Tour whisks you on an unforgettable one-day adventure, offering unparalleled panoramas of the world’s tallest mountain.

Alpine Luxury Treks invites you to experience Everest in all its glory. But the question remains: when is the best time to take your Everest Helicopter Tour? Here’s a breakdown of the ideal seasons to chase this dream:

Spring: A Kaleidoscope of Colors (March to May)

Spring paints the Himalayas in a vibrant palette. Rhododendrons bloom in a symphony of pinks and reds, adding a splash of colour against the snow-capped giants. Skies typically remain clear, offering exceptional visibility for your aerial journey. Here’s what to expect:

Pleasant weather: Temperatures range from a comfortable -2°C to 18°C (28°F to 64°F), making the flight enjoyable.

Unobstructed views: Clear skies ensure breathtaking panoramas of Everest and the surrounding peaks.

Perfect for photography: The vibrant spring colours combined with clear skies create stunning photographic opportunities.

However, a few things to consider:

Potential for stronger winds: Spring can experience occasional strong winds, which might slightly affect the helicopter route.

Peak tourist season: Spring is a popular time for trekking and sightseeing in Nepal. Expect slightly higher prices and potentially more crowded viewpoints at Kala Patthar.

Autumn: Crisp Air and Crystal Clarity (September to November)

Autumn paints the Himalayas in a golden glow. Monsoon rains have passed, leaving behind a crisp, clear atmosphere ideal for viewing. Here’s what to expect during this season:

Stable weather: Autumn offers generally calm winds and clear skies, perfect for helicopter tours.

Breathtaking vistas: Snow-capped peaks contrast beautifully with the clear blue sky, creating stunning panoramas.

Fewer crowds: Compared to spring, autumn sees a slight decrease in tourist numbers, offering a potentially more serene experience.EverestnHelicopter Tour

However, a few things to consider:

Colder temperatures: Temperatures can drop to -6°C (21°F) at higher altitudes, so be sure to dress warmly.

Limited window: The ideal window for autumn tours can be shorter compared to spring.

Alpine Luxury Treks tailors Everest Helicopter Tour packages to match your preferences, no matter the season you choose. They ensure a seamless and unforgettable experience with these key offerings:

Experienced pilots: They collaborate with highly skilled and certified pilots who prioritize safety and comfort.

Luxury helicopters: Their fleet offers advanced safety features and spacious cabins for a comfortable journey.

Customization options: They offer a variety of tour packages, including landings at Kala Patthar, breakfast at the Everest View Hotel, and personalized itineraries designed just for you.

Beyond the Seasons: Additional Considerations for Your Everest Helicopter Tour

While spring and autumn offer optimal conditions, here are some additional factors to keep in mind:

Your personal preference: Do you prefer mild spring temperatures or slightly colder autumn weather?

Festivals and events: Certain festivals in Nepal might influence your choice.

Availability: Tour bookings can fill up quickly, so plan your trip.

Everest Helicopter Tour Packages Options with Alpine Luxury Treks

Everest Helicopter Tour: Witness the Earth’s crown jewel from a breathtaking new perspective! Alpine Luxury Treks curates a selection of unique helicopter tours, allowing you to choose the perfect starting point for your dream Everest adventure.

Imagine soaring above snow-capped giants, traditional Sherpa villages clinging to mountainsides, and finally, coming face-to-face with the mighty Everest itself. Tailor your experience by selecting your ideal launchpad:

Kathmandu to Everest Helicopter Tour: Take off from the bustling capital city and witness the dramatic transformation from urban streets to breathtaking mountain vistas in a single, unforgettable flight.

Lukla to Everest Helicopter Tour: Begin your aerial journey from Lukla, the gateway to the Everest Base Camp trek. Immerse yourself in the charm of this high-altitude village before taking off for an unforgettable helicopter tour.

Namche Bazaar to Everest Helicopter Tour: Nestled amidst the Khumbu Valley, Namche Bazaar offers a unique starting point. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture and stunning mountain scenery before soaring above the Himalayas.

Tengboche to Everest Helicopter Tour: Delve into the spiritual heart of the Khumbu Valley with a helicopter tour starting from Tengboche. Witness the iconic Tengboche Monastery and experience breathtaking panoramas from a whole new perspective.

Dingboche to Everest Helicopter Tour: Calling all thrill-seekers! Kick off your Everest Helicopter Tour from Dingboche, a high-altitude village offering a unique vantage point for your aerial adventure.

Lobuche to Everest Helicopter Tour: Starting your helicopter tour from Lobuche, another high-altitude village on the Everest Base Camp trek route, grants you a unique perspective on the surrounding peaks before your aerial journey.Everest Heli Tour

Alpine Luxury Treks tailors each package to your specific needs and desires, ensuring a seamless and unforgettable experience.

Stay tuned to explore the breathtaking sights you’ll encounter during each Everest Helicopter Tour option!

Everest Helicopter Tour Package 1:  Kathmandu to Everest Helicopter Tour

Imagine yourself soaring above the majestic Himalayas, gazing upon Mount Everest from a breathtaking bird’s-eye view. The Kathmandu to Everest Helicopter Tour by Alpine Luxury Treks whisks you away on an unforgettable journey, offering unparalleled aerial vistas and a touch of luxury amidst the world’s highest mountain range.

Here’s a detailed look at your exhilarating itinerary:

Early Morning: (5:30 AM – 6:30 AM) Our team whisks you away from your Kathmandu hotel to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu International Airport. Relax and take in the excitement as you prepare for your once-in-a-lifetime Himalayan adventure.

Helicopter Ascent: (6:30 AM – 8:00 AM) Check in for your scheduled helicopter flight and get ready to be awestruck. Your adventure begins with a scenic flight over the Lamjura-La Pass, offering a glimpse into the traditional villages nestled amidst the foothills. Witness the majestic Himalayan range begin to unfold beneath you as you make your way towards Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region.

A Glimpse into History: Lukla, with its unique airstrip, is a legendary starting point for Everest treks. As you fly over, your pilot might share interesting tidbits about the history and significance of this high-altitude outpost.

Panoramic Flight over Everest Base Camp: (8:15 AM – 8:30 AM) Prepare to be mesmerized as you fly directly over Everest Base Camp (EBC), a legendary destination for trekkers and mountaineers. Marvel at the vast expanse of the Khumbu Glacier, a colossal river of ice winding its way through the heart of the Himalayas. Spot iconic peaks like Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse from a breathtaking new perspective. This aerial vantage point allows you to truly appreciate the scale and grandeur of these giants.

Helicopter Descent and Breakfast at Everest View Hotel: (8:30 AM – 9:30 AM) Descend from the awe-inspiring heights and land at Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) at 3,950 meters. This unique hotel boasts the title of one of the highest-located hotels in the world! Savour a delicious breakfast amidst the stunning beauty of the Khumbu Glacier and the surrounding snow-capped peaks. Imagine sipping your coffee while basking in the panoramic views of the Himalayas – a truly unforgettable experience.

Return to Kathmandu: (9:30 AM – 11:00 AM) As your exhilarating adventure nears its end, board the helicopter for a comfortable return flight to Kathmandu. Land back at the domestic terminal with memories that will last a lifetime.Helicopter Tour to Everest

Package 2: Lukla to Everest Helicopter Tour – Soar Above the Summit

Already on your Everest Base Camp adventure or exploring the Khumbu region? Elevate your experience with the Lukla to Everest Helicopter Tour by Alpine Luxury Treks. This thrilling aerial adventure offers a breathtaking perspective of the world’s highest mountain range, perfect for trekkers seeking an unforgettable add-on or those wanting to experience Everest’s majesty in a shorter timeframe.

Here’s a detailed look at your exhilarating itinerary:

Early Morning: (Time to be confirmed based on Lukla weather conditions) Our team welcomes you at Lukla Airport, a bustling hub for Everest expeditions. Take a moment to soak in the unique atmosphere of this high-altitude outpost before your adventure begins.

Helicopter Pre-Flight Briefing: (Time to be confirmed) Your experienced pilot will provide a comprehensive pre-flight briefing, outlining the safety procedures and itinerary for your aerial adventure. Gear up for breathtaking sights as you prepare to soar above the Himalayas!

Panoramic Flight over Everest Base Camp: (Approximately 45 minutes) As you lift off from Lukla, witness the dramatic landscapes of the Khumbu region unfold beneath you. Prepare to be mesmerized as you fly directly over Everest Base Camp (EBC), a legendary destination for trekkers and mountaineers. Marvel at the vast expanse of the Khumbu Glacier, a colossal river of ice winding its way through the heart of the Himalayas. Spot iconic peaks like Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse from a breathtaking new perspective. This aerial vantage point allows you to truly appreciate the scale and grandeur of these giants.

Return to Lukla: (Approximately 45 minutes) After soaking in the unparalleled views of the Everest region, your helicopter will descend comfortably back to Lukla Airport. Land back with lasting memories of your Himalayan adventure.

Option 3: Tengboche to Lukla Helicopter Tour – Scenic Return Flight

Shorten your trek and experience the majestic Himalayas from above with the Tengboche to Everest Helicopter Tour by Alpine Luxury Treks. This exclusive helicopter service whisks you away from the famed Tengboche Monastery, offering a breathtaking aerial journey back to Lukla Airport.

Here’s a detailed look at your thrilling itinerary:

Early Morning: (Time to be confirmed based on weather conditions) Our team will meet you at the Tengboche Monastery, nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas. Take a final moment to soak in the serene atmosphere of this sacred place before your return flight.

Helicopter Transfer Preparations: (Time to be confirmed) Our ground staff will assist you with boarding the helicopter and ensure your luggage is securely loaded. Gear up for stunning sights as you prepare to soar above the Himalayas!

Panoramic Flight over Everest Region: (Approximately 30 minutes) As you lift off from Tengboche, witness the dramatic landscapes of the Khumbu region unfold beneath you. Glide over charming villages nestled amidst the mountains and marvel at the towering peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse. Enjoy a unique aerial perspective of the majestic Khumbu Glacier, a colossal river of ice snaking through the Himalayas.

Descent to Lukla Airport: (Approximately 30 minutes) After soaking in the unparalleled views, your helicopter will descend comfortably towards Lukla Airport, the gateway to the Everest region. Land back with lasting memories of your Himalayan adventure.Helicopter to Everest Base Camp

Option 4: Dingboche to Everest Helicopter Tour – Scenic Escape from the High Himalayas

Shorten your trek and experience the Everest region from a breathtaking new perspective with the Dingboche to Lukla Helicopter Tour by Alpine Luxury Treks. This convenient helicopter service whisks you away from Dingboche, nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, offering a scenic flight over Everest Base Camp before returning you to Lukla Airport.

Here’s a detailed look at your thrilling itinerary:

Early Morning: (Time to be confirmed based on weather conditions) Our team will meet you at your lodge in Dingboche, a high-altitude village offering stunning views of the Himalayas. Take a final moment to soak in the serene atmosphere before your return flight.

Helicopter Transfer Preparations: (Time to be confirmed) Our ground staff will assist you with boarding the helicopter and ensure your luggage is securely loaded. Gear up for breathtaking sights as you prepare to soar above the Himalayas!

Panoramic Flight over Everest Base Camp: (Approximately 30 minutes) As you lift off from Dingboche, witness the dramatic landscapes of the Khumbu region unfold beneath you. Soar over towering peaks and charming villages before reaching the legendary Everest Base Camp (EBC), a milestone for trekkers and mountaineers. Marvel at the vast expanse of the Khumbu Glacier, a colossal river of ice winding its way through the heart of the Himalayas. Spot iconic peaks like Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse from a breathtaking new perspective.

Return to Lukla Airport: (Approximately 30 minutes) After soaking in the unparalleled views of Everest Base Camp and the surrounding region, your helicopter will descend comfortably towards Lukla Airport, the gateway to the Everest region. Land back with lasting memories of your Himalayan adventure.

Ready to experience this unforgettable journey? Contact Alpine Luxury Treks today and fly back from Dingboche in style!

Option 5: Lobuche to Everest Helicopter Tour: Witness Everest from Above!

Cap off your Everest Base Camp adventure or explore the Khumbu region in style with the Lobuche to Everest Helicopter Tour by Alpine Luxury Treks! This exhilarating aerial journey whisks you away from Lobuche, a high-altitude village with stunning panoramas. Get ready to soar above the legendary Everest Base Camp (EBC) before comfortably returning to Lukla Airport, the gateway to the Everest region.Everest Helicopter Adventure

Here’s your action-packed itinerary:

Early Morning Takeoff: (Time confirmed based on weather) Our team will meet you at your lodge in Lobuche, a popular rest stop for Everest Base Camp trekkers. Savour the final moments of the awe-inspiring mountain views before your unforgettable helicopter adventure begins!

Helicopter Prep: (Time confirmed) Our ground crew will assist you with boarding the helicopter and ensure your luggage is securely loaded. Gear up for a breathtaking aerial adventure as you prepare to take flight above the Himalayas!

Panoramic Flight over Everest Base Camp: (Approximately 20-25 minutes) As you lift off from Lobuche, witness the dramatic landscapes of the Khumbu Valley unfold beneath you. Glide over quaint villages nestled amidst towering peaks. Prepare to be mesmerized as you approach the legendary Everest Base Camp (EBC). This thrilling flight allows you to witness the iconic sea of colourful tents and get a true sense of the scale and grandeur of the world’s highest mountain from a breathtaking aerial perspective.

Circling Everest Base Camp (Weather Permitting): Subject to weather conditions, your pilot may perform a thrilling circle around Everest Base Camp, allowing you to capture stunning photos and videos from all angles.

Scenic Flight Back to Lukla Airport: (Approximately 30 minutes) After soaking in the unparalleled views of Everest Base Camp and the surrounding region, your helicopter will ascend comfortably and continue your journey towards Lukla. Capture lasting memories of the Khumbu Valley as you fly over dramatic landscapes and charming villages. Land back at Lukla Airport, ready for your next adventure.

Fly to Everest with helicopter

Package 6: Everest Helicopter Tour: Shared Adventure to Witness the Crown Jewel!

Soar above the Himalayas and witness the majesty of Mount Everest on a thrilling shared helicopter tour! This cost-effective option lets you experience the awe-inspiring Everest Base Camp (EBC) and surrounding peaks from a breathtaking aerial perspective.

Your Shared Adventure Awaits:

Early Morning Convenience: (Time confirmed upon booking) Our team picks you up comfortably from your Kathmandu hotel. Get ready for an extraordinary journey!

Seamless Check-In: (Time confirmed upon booking) Arrive at Kathmandu’s International Airport and check-in for your helicopter flight. Prepare to be mesmerized by the panoramic beauty of the Himalayas.

Soaring Above Nepal: (Approximately 45 minutes) Ascend above Nepal’s diverse landscapes, capturing the essence of the Himalayas. Fly over Lamjura-La Pass and Dolakha village, a prelude to the majestic sights ahead.

Witnessing Everest Base Camp and Beyond: (Weather permitting) Thrillingly fly over Everest Base Camp, a temporary settlement bustling with trekkers. Gaze upon the iconic Khumbu Glacier and surrounding peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse. Our experienced pilots will provide informative commentary, enriching your understanding of the region’s history and geography.

Scenic Flight Back to Kathmandu: (Approximately 45 minutes) After soaking in the unparalleled views of the Himalayas, your helicopter will comfortably ascend and begin the return journey to Kathmandu. Capture lasting memories of the majestic landscapes as you fly back.

Convenient Drop-Off: We will conveniently drop you off at your hotel in Kathmandu, marking the end of your unforgettable Everest Helicopter Tour.Everest Helicopter Trip

Package 7: Everest Helicopter Tour with Sherpa Village Walk: Witness & Explore!

Witness the crown jewel of the Himalayas, Mount Everest, and delve into the rich culture of the Khumbu region on our exclusive Everest Helicopter Tour with Sherpa Village Walk! This exhilarating adventure combines a breathtaking aerial journey with a unique ground exploration, offering an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Himalayas.

Your Day of Discovery:

Early Morning Convenience: (Time confirmed upon booking) Our team picks you up comfortably from your Kathmandu hotel (Everest Hotel) and whisks you away to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu International Airport.

Seamless Check-In: (Time confirmed upon booking) Arrive at the airport and check-in for your helicopter flight. Get ready to be mesmerized by the stunning panorama of the Himalayas that awaits.

Soaring Above Nepal: (Approximately 45 minutes) Ascend above Nepal’s diverse landscapes, capturing the essence of the Himalayas. Fly over Lamjura-La Pass and Dolakha village, a prelude to the majestic sights ahead.

Witnessing Everest Base Camp (Weather Permitting): Thrillingly fly over Everest Base Camp, a temporary settlement bustling with trekkers. Gaze upon the iconic Khumbu Glacier and surrounding peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse. Our experienced pilots will provide informative commentary, enriching your understanding of the region’s history and geography.

Brief Refueling Stop: (Approximately 15 minutes) Make a quick stop at Lukla Airport to stretch your legs and use the facilities before continuing your adventure.

Breathtaking Flight to Kala Patthar (Optional): (Approximately 15 minutes, weather permitting) For an extra dose of adrenaline, choose to add a thrilling helicopter ride to Kala Patthar (5,450 meters). Capture stunning panoramic views of Everest, Pumori, Lhotse, and the surrounding Himalayan giants.

Delectable Breakfast at Everest View Hotel: (Approximately 45 minutes) Descend to Syangboche (Everest View Hotel) at 3,950 meters and indulge in a delicious breakfast surrounded by the grandeur of the Himalayas. Savour a perfect blend of luxury and breathtaking natural beauty.

Cultural Immersion in Khumjung Village: (Approximately 2.5 hours) Embark on a captivating walk to Khumjung, the largest Sherpa village in the Everest region. Explore the village, meet the friendly locals, and gain insights into their unique culture and way of life. Visit the Khumjung Gumba to witness the famous Yeti skull and explore Hillary School.

Scenic Return Flight to Kathmandu: (Approximately 45 minutes) After your fulfilling village experience, relax and enjoy the scenic return flight back to Kathmandu, capturing lasting memories of the majestic landscapes.

Comfortable Hotel Drop-Off: (Approximately 3:00 PM) Our team will conveniently pick you up upon arrival in Kathmandu and ensure your comfortable return to your hotel.Everest Helicopter Adventure Trip

Everest Helicopter Tour Price Guide

Everest beckons, and you dream of witnessing its crown jewel in all its glory. But how much does an Everest Helicopter Tour cost? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. This guide breaks down the pricing for our Everest Helicopter Tour with Sherpa Village Walk, allowing you to tailor this dream adventure to your budget. Keep in mind that prices are in USD and exclude 13% VAT.

Finding Your Everest Launchpad: Start Point & Price Impact

The starting point for your helicopter tour significantly impacts the cost. Here’s a breakdown to help you choose the perfect option:

Everest Helicopter Tour Price & Benefits Table (USD, excluding 13% VAT):

Starting Point

Price

Benefits

Ideal for Travelers Who:

Kathmandu6,000– Convenience and comfort – Avoid challenging Lukla airstripShort on time or prefer a luxurious experience
Lukla4,000– Begin your adventure in the heart of the Everest regionAlready trekking in Khumbu or seeking a more adventurous start
Namche Bazaar3,500– Experience the “Gateway to Everest” before your aerial journeyAcclimatized in Namche Bazaar and want a thrilling aerial perspective
Tengboche3,000– Combine stunning mountain views with a helicopter tourTrekking in the Everest region seeking a unique add-on experience
Dingboche2,500– Witness Everest Base Camp from above after acclimatizingAlready trekking in the Everest region and want a breathtaking helicopter tour
Lobuche2,000– Capture the essence of Everest Base Camp from a helicopter after reaching LobucheExperienced trekkers seeking an unforgettable finale to their Everest adventure

Remember: These are starting prices. Additional costs may apply for:

Kala Patthar Landing: Experience the thrill of landing at Kala Patthar (5,450 meters) for unparalleled panoramic views (additional cost applies).

Everest Helicopter Trip

Ready to embrace this once-in-a-lifetime adventure? Contact Alpine Luxury Treks today and book your Everest Helicopter Tour at a price that fits your budget!

Why Choose Alpine Luxury Treks?

Everest Base Camp Flyover: Witness the legendary Everest Base Camp from a unique aerial perspective, adding a special touch to your return journey.

Scenic Return Flight: Capture unforgettable memories of the Himalayas as you fly over dramatic landscapes and charming villages.

Stress-Free Travel: Leave the logistics to us. We handle all arrangements, from permits to flight coordination, allowing you to relax and simply enjoy the incredible scenery.

Expert Commentary: Our experienced pilots will provide informative commentary throughout the flight, enriching your understanding of the region.

Most asked questions

Everest Helicopter Tour FAQs

Prices vary depending on your starting point and group size. Tours typically range from $2,000 (Lobuche) to $6,000 (Kathmandu) and can accommodate up to 5 passengers (excluding the pilot) due to weight restrictions (approximately 550 kg per helicopter). This excludes a potential landing at Kala Patthar (additional cost).

Choose your launchpad! Start in Kathmandu for convenience, Lukla for an adventurous start, Namche Bazaar for acclimatization, Tengboche or Dingboche for stunning mountain views, or Lobuche for a trekker’s finale.

Witness Everest Base Camp (weather permitting), along with Lhotse, Nuptse, and other iconic peaks. Capture breathtaking Himalayan panoramas and glaciers. (Optional) Land at Kala Patthar for unparalleled views.

Enjoy comfortable flights, informative commentary from experienced pilots, and a delicious breakfast at the Everest View Hotel. Our seamless experience includes convenient hotel pickup and drop-off in Kathmandu (depending on the starting point).

Absolutely! Immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture with a visit to Khumjung, the largest Sherpa village in the Everest region.

Yes, there is a weight limit of approximately 550 kilograms per helicopter. This is important to consider for group sizes, as it may impact your starting location or require additional helicopter runs. Contact your chosen helicopter tour operator for specific details.

It’s wise to consider additional travel insurance for peace of mind, especially considering the altitude and potential weather conditions. Consult your travel insurance provider for recommendations specific to helicopter tours.

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