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    Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour - Group Sharing

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Durations
      1 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Easy
    • Vehicle
      Private Transport
    • Max. People
      5

    Highlights

    • Sweeping Himalayan vista of Mount Everest and other snow-clad mountains, including Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Thamserku, Taboche, Changste, Mt. Ama Dablam, Kangtega, Lobuche, and others
    • Passing above the diverse natural trails of the Khumbu region
    • Exploring the beautiful destination of Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar
    • Observing the unique perspective of the UNESCO World Heritage sites like Durbar Squares, palaces, monasteries
    • Short and comfortable aerial tour to the Himalayas.
    • Friendly staff and team members

    Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour - Group Sharing 1 days

    Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour - Group Sharing

    A helicopter tour to the lap of Mt. Everest (8848.86m) is one of the most beautiful adventures in Nepal. The scenic tour offers you magical views of the Himalayas and surrounding landscapes. Travelers will reach this incredible landmark point quickly and quite comfortably.

    The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is an excellent trip to the mountains. You will join a group of people for the tour and share this adventure with them. The helicopter trip passes above the scenic landscapes to arrive at the Everest Base Camp (5364m).

    Everest Base Camp is a picturesque landmark to observe the magnificent Himalayan vista. This outstanding aerial experience offers you the best adventure in the region. Travelers will pass above the region's diverse topography, including mountain terrains and hilly landscapes.

    The helicopter trip starts from Kathmandu, where you will board the flight after completing all the necessary procedures. We will take off to Lukla early in the morning, where you will stop for refueling. From Lukla, you will continue the tour passing through the various landmarks of the region, including Namche, Kala Patthar (5,550m), and Everest View Hotel (3880m),

    The helicopter flies above the remote terrains and arrives at the destination without hassle. There you can explore the base camp area, where you can find many colorful tents and a camp of climbers. The vista of the mountain peaks towering above you are pretty enchanting.

    This shared helicopter tour to EBC will take you with other travelers. You can enter a helicopter trip with other travelers in a group of 5. This shared experience is ideal if you want to explore the base camp without an arduous trekking journey. Not everyone can trek the rugged trails' challenging landscapes for various reasons. Hence, this trip is a blessing for those who want to travel but cannot trek to the region.

    It is also perfect if you have little time in your schedule and want to travel quickly. The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour only takes around 4 hours to complete. The colorful tents and the entire atmosphere of the area is quite a stunning sight and experience. The spectacular view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Changste, Mt. Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lobuche, Taboche, Kangtega, and enchanting.

    After observing the awe-inspiring views and clicking incredible pictures, we will return from the base camp to Kathmandu. The region's local settlements are another vista you can observe from the helicopter top. There are various UNESCO heritage sites, including Durbar Squares, palaces, monasteries, etc, that you can watch.

    This Everest Base Camp helicopter tour (group sharing) is available at a reasonable price. Read more about the tour in detail and book your trip now!

    If you don't want to share the helicopter with others, we have Private Everest Heli Tour Package

    See also:  Rara Lake Helicopter Tour | Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return | Langtang Heli Tour

    • Day01

      Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

      Phase 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla

      Flight Duration: 40-45 minutes

      Maximum Altitude: 2600m

      The Everest base camp helicopter tour starts from Kathmandu and lands at Lukla. You will pass above the scenic landmarks of the region. You will fly above the temples, palaces, monuments, etc., in the area. Our team members will pick you up and transfer you to the airport in Kathmandu.

      The beautiful trail will take you above the scenic landscapes of the region. You can complete all the necessary formalities at the airport and board the helicopter flight to Lukla. The helicopter flight takes you over the serene landscape of the region. It takes around 35-40 minutes to complete the flight. At Lukla, the helicopter stops for refueling for some time before continuing the journey to Kala Pathar.

      Phase 02: Fly from Lukla to Everest Base Camp/Kala Patthar

      Flight Duration: 10-15 minutes

      Maximum Altitude: 5364 meters

      The helicopter tour takes you to Everest Base Camp/Kala Patthar from Lukla. The beautiful trail will land at Lukla for 5-10 minutes for refueling purposes and then continue on the journey. The helicopter trip will fly above the various settlements and provide you with the best adventure. You will observe the towering snow-clad mountains.

      The helicopter trip flies above the pristine terrains of the Sagarmatha National Park. There are beautiful natural diversities in landscapes that you can observe from the helicopter trip. Besides that, you can also observe the snow-clad mountains, including Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and others.

      The trip will then lead you to either Everest Base Camp or Kalapathar, where you can observe the outstanding Himalayas. There are other natural diversities of the region that you can observe along the route. You will stay at the base camp or the Kalapathar viewpoint for some time, exploring and observing the majestic vista.

      You can also click on the most incredible pictures of the fascinating Himalayan vista. While it takes a lot of rugged trekking to arrive at the high-altitude point, you can quickly complete this on a helicopter.

      Phase 03: Fly from Kala Patthar to Everest View Hotel

      Flight Duration: 12 minutes

      Maximum Altitude: 3780 meters

      After exploring the beautiful terrain, you will fly to the Everest view hotel on Syanboche. There you will have breakfast and rest while observing the scenic snow-clad mountains. The Everest View Hotel is an excellent viewpoint and one of the highest hotels in the world. It remains located at Syanboche, from where you will get the spectacular vista of the entire Himalayan landscape. You can also have breakfast at the hotel, enjoying the majestic views.

      Phase 04: Fly from Syangboche to Lukla

      Flight Duration: 15 minutes

      Maximum Altitude: 3780 meters

      Everest base camp helicopter tour will fly to Lukla for the last time. The beautiful landmarks of the Sagarmatha National Park region will enchant all travelers. After arriving at Lukla, we will stop for refueling purposes. There we can rest and then take a break for 10 minutes.

      Phase 05: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu

      Flight Duration: 45 minutes

      Maximum Altitude: 2860m meters

      From here, you will fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. The scenic terrains of the region will provide you with the best views of the Himalayas from a helicopter. The flight takes around 40 minutes and covers 136 km. You will enjoy the Himalayas for one last time in the region. You will get to observe the cultural heritage of Kathmandu from the top. After arriving at the airport, our team will then take you back to your destination.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour - Group Sharing

    • Airport pick up and drop.
    • Sharing Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp.
    • Experienced guiding by Captain.
    • Official expenses.
    • Oxygen for Emergency for in case.

    What's Excluded in Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour - Group Sharing

    • National Park fee which is Rs 3000 (around $30) if required.
    • Local government tax Rs 2000 (around $20) if required
    • Breakfast  in Everest View Hotel.
    • Personal expenses.

    Departure Dates & Price

    • Start Date28th Feb 2024
      End Date28th Feb 2024
      USD 1800Per person
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    • Start Date4th Mar 2024
      End Date4th Mar 2024
      USD 1800Per person
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    • Start Date9th Mar 2024
      End Date9th Mar 2024
      USD 1800Per person
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    • Start Date14th Mar 2024
      End Date14th Mar 2024
      USD 1800Per person
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    • Start Date19th Mar 2024
      End Date19th Mar 2024
      USD 1800Per person
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    • Start Date24th Mar 2024
      End Date24th Mar 2024
      USD 1800Per person
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    Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour - Group Sharing FAQS

    Essential Information

    Is the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Difficult?

    This Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is a beautiful aerial journey to the top of the Himalayas. However, various things need consideration for the trek as well. The beautiful trail is generally a comfortable journey. However, it would help if you prepare well, as you might face altitude sickness.

    Since you will be traveling to a high altitude quickly, you must prepare for altitude sickness. You will gain more than 4000 m in height from Kathmandu (1400m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m). Another factor is the region's cold weather, which can be pretty challenging.

    Heavy rainfall and snowfall in the winter make the trek challenging. There is cold weather in the area that can drop below - 15 degrees Celsius. There are challenging low visibility, overcast conditions, and heavy rainfall, especially in the off-season. Hence, there can be many delays and challenges due to these weather conditions.

    Some altitude sickness symptoms include nausea, headache, vomiting, dizziness, and others. You can take Diamox tablets to tackle altitude sickness. We provide all these facilities in our Everest Base Camp Sharing a helicopter package, including medical first aid, supplementary oxygen, and emergency facilities. All these logistics get covered in this helicopter tour.

    When is the Best Time for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

    The Everest base camp helicopter tour is ideal in clear conditions with stable weather. Hence, this helicopter tour is perfect throughout the year with good weather conditions. Since Spring and Autumn generally have clear days, you can take this tour during these seasons.

    In these seasons, the weather remains clear with fewer weather-related challenges. These conditions are essential for a helicopter tour. The region has moderate temperatures during these seasons, allowing you to explore the area more freely.

    The helicopter tour is ideal in the Spring season, which ranges from March to May. The temperature of around 20-25 Degrees Celsius is perfect for any sort of adventure in the region. The views are clear, with incredible views of the snow-clad mountains of the area. However, the weather at the high altitude remains cold throughout the year.

    The autumn season is also ideal for the trek as it provides you with the best weather conditions. The beautiful weather also includes warm conditions and moderate temperatures. This season has mild weather from September to November, with the average temperatures ranging from 15 degrees Celsius. This season has high visibility, with majestic views of the snow-clad mountains.

    The winters are challenging in the region, with temperatures at an extremely low level. You will experience temperatures that range around -10 to -15 degrees Celsius. The Everest region gets covered in thick winter snow, making the trip challenging.

    But since you don't have to trek through, you can also take this helicopter tour in the winter. The entire Everest region looks incredible in the winter. The summer monsoon season is another challenging time in the offseason as there is heavy rainfall. The area has heavy rain and a high chance of thunderstorms.

    Therefore, the helicopter trip during the summer monsoon season can be pretty challenging. The monsoon season lasts from mid-June till August. You should also check weather forecasts in the region before starting on this helicopter tour. There are overcast conditions with poor visibility in these seasons. Hence, you should avoid these seasons as much as possible.

    Why Book Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Package?

    Quick and accessible travel

    This Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is ideal for all travelers who want a quick trip in the region. The beautiful flight is relatively short, as it takes you to the base camp in around 1 hour. The beautiful helicopter tour is also accessible as you can get this trip on short notice.

    There are not many weather-related challenges that can delay a helicopter tour. It can also fly in low visibility conditions. The journey gets completed in just 4-5 hours since you do not need physical fitness or training. Anyone, including senior citizens and children, is ideal for the trek.

    Mesmerizing Himalayan vista

    Everest Base Camp sharing helicopter flight is ideal because of the mesmerizing vista. The beautiful trip provides you with an awe-inspiring view of the region. The Himalayas look incredibly beautiful from the top of the helicopter.

    You can observe natural diversities from the top, including green hills, serene waterfalls, glacial lakes, white water rapids, etc. The helicopter tour along the trail provides you with the best views of the spectacular natural diversities.

    Low altitude flight

    The helicopter tour is also low altitude compared to the airplane flight. The beautiful tour will then take you to the majestic base camp. You can observe the beautiful landscapes of the region up close.

    Therefore, you will have a unique and intimate perspective of the region. You can also get a close view of Kathmandu Valley's UNESCO-listed world heritage sites. Overall, you will have a great time on this helicopter tour.

    Safe and Comfortable tour

    The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is a safe and comfortable adventure. The beautiful trip is run by expert pilots and crew members who will provide excellent service. The ground team members of the area will also follow the safety protocols throughout the trails.

    These highly experienced helicopter tour pilots have many years of experience in mountain aviation. There are also first aid and supplementary oxygen facilities if needed. Hence, you will have a safe and comfortable experience on this Everest Base Camp helicopter group-sharing tour.

    Skipping the challenging rugged terrain

    The helicopter trip to the EBC is ideal because it allows you to skip all the rugged terrain. At a minimum, the trek would take around 8-9 days to complete. Hence, you can easily travel without going through any trekking journey in the rugged terrain. Therefore, this trip reduces the difficulty of the trip significantly. Therefore, anyone, including children and senior citizens, can take this Everest Base Camp helicopter tour.

    Essential Safety Tips for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    • Travelers should wear seat belts at all times during the helicopter tour
    • Travelers should wait for the captain's captain's permission to enter or leave the helicopter.
    • Travelers should not litter or throw items out of the helicopter.
    • Do not move the back of the helicopter, as there is a rotor fan. It can be pretty dangerous as it keeps moving at all times.
    • Only smoke once you have permission to smoke from the captain.

    Packing List - Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    • Insulating thermals
    • Sunscreens
    • Gloves and socks
    • Fleece jacket
    • Camera
    • Lip balms
    • Bottled water
    • Down or warm jacket
    • Warm trousers/pants
    • Sunglasses
    • Light snacks

    Essential Facts about the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    • The group sharing the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour depends upon the region's weather conditions.
    • The helicopter will only land and take off in clear weather conditions.
    • You can land in specific places that get determined ahead.
    • It can land at the next best possible location if that is not possible under certain circumstances.
    • You need to join a group of 5 people on this shared helicopter tour.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is Mount Everest Base Camp?

    Mount Everest Base Camp remains located in the Solu-Khumbu district of eastern Nepal. It remains located in Province no 1 of the region.

    Can the helicopter fly above Mt Everest?

    No, the Mt Everest Helicopter tour cannot fly above Mt Everest. Flying above Mt Everest is dangerous and not recommended.

    Can the helicopter land on Mt Everest?

    No, the helicopter cannot land on the top of Mount Everest. Hence, it will land at the Kalapathar for the best views. Kala Patthar is the viewpoint of all EBC trek/tours.

    Are children allowed on this helicopter tour?

    Yes, children can take the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour. However, the children need to get looked after by the guardian, and they must remain comfortable. Children above two and a half years are considered adults for seat counting.

    What is the duration of the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour?

    The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is around 4 hours.

    How long does the Helicopter Land at Kala Patthar?

    This helicopter lands at Kala Patthar for 30 minutes, where you can enjoy the view and take pictures.

    Are pets allowed on the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour?

    No, pets are not allowed in the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour.

    Is there supplementary oxygen available on the helicopter flight?

    Yes, the Everest base camp helicopter tour has supplementary oxygen available.

    What is the clothing required for the Everest Base Camp helicopter trip?

    The Everest Base Camp helicopter tour clothing depends upon the region's weather. You will require light clothes in the peak season of Spring and Autumn. In the winter, you should take warm clothes, including thermals, jackets, windcheaters, gloves, mufflers, etc. However, a down jacket is always necessary at a high altitude location.

    Can you take this Everest Base Camp helicopter tour solo?

    This Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is ideal for solo travelers. The travelers can join other travelers in the group or take a private helicopter tour.

    Can the helicopter stop for a longer duration?

    In stable weather conditions, the helicopter can stay in the Everest base camp region for at most 5 minutes. Since the helicopter's engine must always be on, it cannot stay longer in the high Himalayas.

    How are the pilots of the helicopter tour?

    The helicopter pilots are well-experienced and highly trained. They have many years of experience in high-altitude aviation. You will get a safe and comfortable experience in the high-altitude region.

    What happens in case of medical emergencies?

    There are various safety protocols that we follow along the journey. There are first aid facilities available in terms of medical emergencies. Evacuation facilities are also available on the helicopter tour.

    The Final Say

    The beautiful Everest Base Camp helicopter tour (seat sharing) is an adventurous journey in the Himalayas. You will experience the area's scenic landscapes passing above the settlements to arrive at Kala Patthar. From Kala Patthar, you will explore around and experience the atmosphere.

    Travelers can observe the area's snow-clad peaks. The tranquility of the place and its peaceful atmosphere will enchant travelers from around the world. Contact us for more information about this spectacular Everest Base Camp helicopter tour. Book your trip now!