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EBC Helicopter Tour Insights

Updated at Jun 27, 2022by Birendra Duwadi

EBC Helicopter Tour Insights intermix the delightful adventure air tour over the glaciers backdrop of Mt Everest with Khumbu glacier and icefall. You trust that EBC Helicopter Tour leaves sensational lifetime retention.

Around Thirty Thousand trekkers trekking Everest Base Camp and Sagarmatha region each and every year are travel admirers and fantastic hikers. Sagarmatha National park is a glorious charm with world prominent snow mountains.

EBC Helicopter Tour Insights is the short adventure flight journey to Everest Base Camp that started a few dozen years ago.

Everest or Sagarmatha territory elegance and attractiveness is the finest panorama from the airspace where the tourer can immerse a complete stretch of snow-covered mountains, Khumbu glaciers, glacial rivers, and local sherpas hamlet with alpine plantations. Likewise, the tourer will go on board on a 4 to 5 hours trip over the Everest territory like a bird or butterfly with a beautiful chopper. This marvelous sky chopper adventure starts in the capital of Nepal Kathmandu. Mission Himalaya Treks representatives will bring tourists to TIA Airport from the respective Hotels. After a 1 hours flight, the aircraft reaches Hillary Airport Lukla where the chopper is refueled.

EBC Helicopter Tour Insights is an amazing time-consuming option of the tour for enjoyable adventure lovers or travelers within a half-day. This exciting journey brings sightseers along with the delightful Everest territory in a comfort heli for the marvelous adventure tour you forever remember. Similarly, a luxury seat towards the front provides tourists with an exceptionally charming scene of the earth's highest Himalayas.

Throughout this adventure sky journey, travelers will appreciate the nearest scene of snow-covered Himalayas. This air flight is just over the Everest Glacier and Everest Base Camp. Around a half-hour flight from Lukla, the chopper lands at the highest elevation of Kalapatthar for a photo shoot.  Indeed, reaching 18192 feet is not only the ultimate goal for the chopper tourer but also for the hikers who choose the traditional hike to Everest Base Camp. Kalapatthar helicopter tour provides the Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, and Amadablam view facing each other which is an attractive truth.

Everest Base Camp And Gokyo Lake Helicopter Tour
Everest Base Camp And Gokyo Lake Helicopter Tour

After a direct eyeshot and photoshoot of the pleasing short time, the pilot flies backward but stops at the world's highest star hotel Everest view for the morning meal. Also, a pleasing hot morning Sherpa meal in super cold weather in front of snow-capped mountains that encircles makes your journey more successful.

When you complete your meal in the Himalayas hotel, the pilot flies back towards Lukla in case the chopper needs refueling, otherwise a direct air-dancing flight to Kathmandu TIA Airport. Then our authorized person from the company picks you up and drives you back to your respective hotels. Finishing your airstrip scene of Khumbu territory will memorize your lifetime. Few tourists love to see other fascinating Himalayas. They can choose our other helicopter flight tours like ABC Helicopter Tour, Gosaikunda Lake helicopter Tour, Around Manaslu Helicopter Tour, and Mardi Himal helicopter Journey in front of Holy Fishtail.

Can you add the air flight journey like a butterfly when you travel to Nepal? Probably the Chopper EBC Helicopter Tour Insights fulfills time-honored dreaming. Do not forget to book the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Mission Himalaya Treks.

EBC Helicopter Tour Insights Details:

  • Beginning Point of the trip: Kathmandu Hotel
  • The ending point of the tour: Kathmandu Hotel
  • No of the person in 1 group: 5 pax Maximum
  • Suitable Month of the trip: Spring Autumn and Winter
  • The worst time of the trip: Summer(Due to clouds in the Himalayas)
  • Transportations included: Kathmandu Hotel to Domestic terminal of TIA Before starting the tour and Airport to your respective Hotel after completing the trip.
  • Physical Condition: suggested for Normal health persons.
  • Duration of the tour: 4 to 5 hours.
  • Spoken language by Pilot: English and Nepalese.

EBC Helicopter Tour Insights Supreme Climax:

  • Marvelous scene of Khumbu Glacier
  • Relish the flavourful morning meal at the Everest view Hotel- The highest elevated star lodge.
  • Be at the World's highest Base Camp and adore the astonishing scene of snow mountains.
  • The air view of the tallest Himalayas on the earth Sagarmatha and the neighboring giant peaks like Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu involve 100s of snow peaks.
  • World Heritage national park of Nepal-Sagarmatha which is the earth's most popular topography protective in mountains.
  • Debark the tremendous scene of mountain chains from a chopper journey.
  • A flight to the Chomolungma Base camp where many adventurers camped before mountaineering to Mt Everest.

Short summarize Flight Plan:

1st Step: Tribhuvan International Airport to Tenzing Hillary Airport Flight: 40 MInutes flight

2nd Step: Fueling in Lukla (5 to 8 Minutes)

3rd Step: Pasang Lhamu Airport to Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp Flight: 30 Minutes flight

4th Step: Photo and Leisure Time: 10 Minutes Maximum.

5th Step: Kalapatthar to Hotel Everest View Flight: 20 Minutes flight.

6th Step: Breakfast at 3880m:30 minutes

7th Step: Hotel Everest view to Lukla to Kathmandu airport flight: 1 and half hours.

Detailed Step by step Itinerary for EBC Helicopter Tour Insights:

6:00 AM to 6:45 AM: Pick up from your respective hotel located in Kathmandu and drop off at the TIA Airport Domestic terminal Helicopter section.

Even tourist chopper trip starts from TIA Domestic airport section, in the morning we will pick you up from Kathmandu hotel and 30 minutes drive by luxury car until domestic check-in terminal.

6:45 AM to 7:15 AM: Check-in and procedure for your charter or sharing Heli flight to Base Camp of Everest.

Our tourist leader will help you register the procedure and handbag,  Please do not forget to bring 6 month's validation passport and Flight tickets. After check-in at the helicopter counter, you will proceed to the airport check-in counter with your boarding pass for the flight and tickets by yourself. Finally, the procedure is finished for heading to your flight.

7:15 to 8:15: Chopper Flight to Lukla airport(2840M)

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight
Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight

After finishing tourist airport check-in procedures, tourists will be moving along for the flight to Lukla. When the flight starts, travelers will be greeted by a dazzling landscape of greenery hilly regions, over the Ramechap Manthali airport and proceed over Jiri. Remember that Jiri City is the Everest Base Camp Trek starting point if trekkers do not choose Lukla Flight. This chopper flight continues along the difficult pass of Lamjura(3535meter). This hill is difficult for flight to Lukla because after this hill the airplane flight needs to down until Lukla airport. Until the Lukla flight you the observe the subtropical forest route with the national Rhododendron arboretum flowers of Nepal.

After 0.75 hours you will land at Lukla helicopter landed a place at the corner of Lukla airport. |In Lukla tourers can vista the panoramic scenes of snow mountains including Kwongde and its ridge. Noted that Lukla airport is one of the Most dangerous zone airports in the world and its runway is very tiny and smallest as compared to other Himalayas zone airports.

8:15 AM to 8:30 AM: Fuel supply for Chopper

After landing at Lukla, the chopper supply with more fuel but you can get off and can observe the crowded Tenzing Hillary airport full of Sherpa Guides, porters, and tourists. Its an indication to explore the Sherpa civilization and way of life. |The sherpa porters waited for their tourists who came for the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp. On another side of the chopper, the landing place can see a beautiful Lukla village with a few villagers moving around. Until that time it was already finished refueling your chopper.

8:30 to 8:45: Chopper flight from Lukla to Kala Patthar(5500m)

After supplying more fuel to the helicopter we are ready to fly the most beautiful section of the tour. Our Pilot describes to you some beauty tips about Kala Patthar, Khumbu glacier and Icefall, Everest Base Camp, and a few Mountains name and heights. The awe-inspiring scenes of landscapes and Himalayas welcome you in that sections like Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse, Mt. Everest, and many more. The importance of the flight is you not only see the base camp you can observe a few snow-peaks summits as well.

8:45 AM to 9:00 AM: Photoshoot period in Lower Kalapatthar(5500m)

Our Chopper Trip includes not only riding on Heli but also grabbing a beautiful Khumbu landscape. The highest landing place of our whole 4-hour chopper trip is lower Kala Patthar. There is no Heli landing place at Upper Kala Patthar since that point is just for a sunrise view for classic Everest Base Camp adventurers. This EBC Helicopter Tour Insights permit you to stop at Kalapatthar and observe 360 panoramic snow Himalayas landscape which gratifies with awesome snow peaks of Everest adventure zone of Nepal. That tiny period does not satisfy you but it's good to spend less time there as many tourists can get acute mountain sickness because of reaching that height of 4200 meters within 2 hours from Kathmandu. So we will chill with those pleasing Himalayas vistas for 15 minutes.

Also, see a very crowded route of Gorakshep to Kala Patthar hiking trails. Because early morning traditional EBC trekkers hike for a sunrise view of the Himalayas from Kalapatthar.

9:00 AM to 9:15 AM: Flight back to Upper Syangboche(3880m):

Throughout this Himalayas flight, your pilot describes to tourers what you see from the helicopter. This flight will provide you with memorable bird-watching scenes of sunrise rays changing the Himalayas' white color to orangish-red. Even if that flight is too short this flight will make the sightseer hunger to book another flight towards |Gokyo Lakes or Another Himalayas region in Nepal.

After adoring the supernatural spot views from Kalapatthar we flew back to Earth's tallest elevated star hotel, Hotel Everest View for a warm morning meal. This 15 minutes flight over Unesco's world's heritage National park of Nepal provides a Khumbu glacier, Tyangboche, and Pangboche Monasteries, the highest sleeping places of EBC Trekkers Gorakshep, and numerous chortens, mani walls, and 100s of Himalayas peaks in Khumbu.

9:15 to 9:45 AM Breakfast in Syangboche Hotel Everest View

Hotel Everest View is a very familiar 3-star hotel due to observing Chomolungma from every side of the hotel's balcony. An absolute spot to capture the captivative scenery of snow-cover Himalayas mountains in a comfortable way. Meals from Everest View Hotels are sincerely astonishing not only by organic taste but also by the surrounding landscapes. You forget to eat when you capture the views with your eyes or from electronic devices.

9:45 to 10: 15 Fly to Lukla and refuel the Chopper

After a dazzling morning meal at Everest View hotel Syangboche, we will fly back to Tenzing Hillary Airport with the surprising scenery of Kwongde, Thamserku, and Kusum Himalayas very closely. Like a butterfly views from the sky are very thrilling than land trekker's views. The chopper again stops at Lukla for fueling or if not necessary refueling flight back to Capital Kathmandu directly the pilot will tell you.

10:15 to 11:10: Flight backward to Kathmandu

Ultimately we will fly back to Kathmandu. Again tourists can observe double-time scenery of the number and Khumbu area Himalayas and topography which is different than alpine topography like Lukla, Phakding, or Namche. More vegetation and the Jungle can be seen as a bird. After almost one hour of stimulating pleasant journey, you will land in Kathmandu.

11:10: 11:30 Drive to your respective Hotel

Thus, finish your EBC Helicopter Tour Insights journey to Everest Base Camp. After Kathmandu airport arrival, our guide picks you up and from the gate and drives by a comfortable vehicle to your hotel for lunch or your coming extra programs.

Causes why select EBC Helicopter Tour Insights in 2022/2023:

Want to enjoy the eye-catching vistas of Everest regions in a luxury way? The one and best option are an EBC Helicopter Tour insight with a Kalapatthar landing. The world's best landscape is waiting for you providing you with the sensational feeling of a lifetime. In fact, for tourists who cannot trek long days, who like to observe by air like butterflies or birds, observe the Khumbu landscape in a short holiday time frame, then this helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp is the Best Option in Nepal For luxury Tourers.

Hikers who are unable to hike Everest Base Camp or are physically not well can choose the EBC Helicopter Tour Insights at a cost of $1000 if you are a single traveler sharing helicopter or US$ 3500 for a group of 4 to 5 pax in total in a private helicopter. Consequently, we give a few insights into why the Everest Base camp Helicopter tour chooses by tourists as below.

Risk-free Tour Option is Heli Ride:

Our Pilot chooses supreme safeguard to secure the welfare of riders and himself. we have oxygen inside the chopper all the time due to precautions from AMS which is supreme essential for the highest elevated helicopter flight journey. Numerous safety protective guides told by our pilots make your a secure flight. Our pilots are extremely knowledgable and have experience in mountain flights who provides thrill Chopper tours for the past few decades in Nepal Himalayas with 100% risk-free.

Appropriate tour option for Children to Old aged:

According to our safety precautions and past decades of experience, the EBC Helicopter Tour Insights is appropriate for all travelers from child aged to old-aged people. Since it's a helicopter flight there is only little possibility of Acute Mountain Sickness because we stop just 15 minutes in higher elevations. This chopper tour is the ideal package for anyone. Even a few tourists who are physically unfit, very small Childers, or very old people also can book a helicopter tour. The chopper flight is fewer issues or fatigue.

Away from the crowdy trekking route:

Surely, trek to Everest Base Camp is one of the intrepid hiking trips where trekkers can participate in an awesome scene of the three earth's highest Himalayas, and several snow-capped giant peaks. Around 30000 trekkers made crowd inside Sagarmatha national park every year. It's true the landscape is amazing as compared to other trek destinations in the world.

Starting from Tenzing Hillary Airport to the base camp of Everest you will never be alone during the whole trip if you choose the Everest base camp trek. Tourists must share routes with other travelers. Classic Everest Base Camp Route never peace.  If tourists choose helicopter trips they are always getting away from the crowd because those adventurers' holiday tours start and finish inside helicopters and helipads.

Practicable Finest Scenery:

If it is your initial riding in the chopper on Nepal Everest it's a triple advantage for sure. First, you no need to walk such 12 days long hiking at higher elevations. You will save your time if you are a tourer, not a trekking lover. Second, you can adventure a pleasure journey of a day helicopter tour with relish sensational scenes of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt Makalu, and Mt. Cho Oyu with encircled chains of Himalayas. The third benefit is you can see Cho Oyu even if you tour Everest Base Camp helicopter by air. For Everest base camp hikers it's not possible they need to add on Gokyo Lake and Chola passes in their trekking trips.

Remember that a Chopper has a big crystal clear window through which you can observe the amazing scene of Sagarmatha, Everest, and Khumbu glacier as well as sherpa alpine settlements and their farmlands. Tourers achieve enough time to take marvelous photoshoots in the valley of the huge Himalayas.

Everest Helicopter Tour Highlights
Everest Helicopter Tour Highlights from Everest View Hotel

Compared with the Aeroplane Mountain flight, Heli Tour is the best option:

Due to our 3 to 4 stops in the Khumbu region, this tour is honestly best than the Everest Mountain flight by Aeroplanes because they have no stop you need to capture on a moving airplane. Second, the airplane flies higher than the helicopter so the helicopter is the close and best option for air tours in Nepal.

Hassle-Free trip:

Trek to south Everest Base Camp needed 10 to 15 days trekking from Lukla to EBC and return round trip. If tourists do not have two weeks or more but you like to see Everest and surrounding peaks by foot and air, The 4 hours Everest helicopter tour with landing Base camp or Black stony hills will be perfect for sure.

This Kalapatthar helicopter tour takes 4 hours from Kathmandu to Kathmandu round trip. including 1 and 15 minutes stops in several places like Hotel Everest view half-hour, Lukla for two times half hours, Kalapatthar for 15 minutes, and so on. Those time frames will sufficient or well-pleased tourists what will make memorize until death. This tiny time is perfect for tourers in their Nepal journey but like to see many natural and artificial wonders of this amazing country.

EBC Helicopter Tour Insights cost:

Riding a chopper or helicopter in the Khumbu region or Everest National park area is the best electrifying trip option to join. Normally cheapest helicopter price in Nepal for this trip varies from US$ 945 to 1050 per person for group joining. Undertaking a pleasing and sensational trip over the land in the air with a private tour is USD3500 per trip. In a chopper, 5 people from your group or family can tour.

Solo traveler Everest Helicopter tour cost:

For the single tourist at Everest Base Camp, a private Helicopter tour could be expensive so they can join our Group joining Everest Base camp and  Kalapatthar helicopter tour. No worry,  you just provide your desirable date of helicopter we will provide you the information about whether we have more group in that time or not?

Price normally differs according to the number of people we found in the helicopter. The price varies from US$ 900 to US$ 1500 per person depends the group size we organize. The cheapest helicopter price in Nepal For the EBC Helicopter Tour Insights cost is US$ 950.

Family or Own Helicopter tour cost:

If you and your group love Luxury helicopter tours, then the private Chopper tour is the best option. You can book a helicopter according to your time and date. There is no need to wait for another passenger for a group joining tours. The private helicopter tour for Everest cost exactly US$ 3500 for 1 helicopter charter service.

Few tourists do not like crowds or other people joining them on their holiday. In such a case, we can book your private helicopter journey. If you are just 4 people, we send a mountain experienced guide with you to provide Himalayas information and lifestyle.

Do not doubt: Mission Himalaya expert provides you with all the information about the tour before you confirm the tour. We are happy to assist you.

Different EBC Helicopter Tour Insights options in Nepal:

Mission Himalaya Treks provide trekkers with a varieties chopper tour options from Kathmandu or different spots of Everest Regions. Those flight costs differ according to the beginning and ending point of your tour, no of pax, and the seasons. But Mission Himalayas provides the reasonable cost and best quality Heli service in Nepal.

1. Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight:

Encounter the very charming hiking destination of Nepal by flight. A beautiful scenery flight is very monumental and surely relaxing.

Kathmandu to Lukla plane flight postpones and cancels a lot whereas the chopper flight cancels very rarely. Chopper flight is another great option to reach Lukla. Tourists who do not have enough time for trekking in EBC cannot postpone tickets for the next few days. Hence, they need to book a helicopter flight to Lukla. Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter cost around US$ 500 per person in the combined helicopter which you must share with others. The cost is almost triple times the airplane cost. This Kathmandu to Lukla Flight or vice versa assists trekkers to maintain their trek holiday schedule in time. Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight takes around 45 minutes but due to bad weather, the flight time may increase from 1 to 1 and half hours too. Noted that from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu the Chopper or Helicopter can bring 500KGS persons or Goods.

2. EBC to Lukla Helicopter Tour and Flight:

Everest Base camp To Lukla Helicopter Tour
Everest Base camp To Lukla Helicopter Tour

A double combo offers the trekkers to trek Everest Base Camp and fly back to Lukla by helicopter. It's a merger package of hiking practice and Helicopter flight thrill in the world”s favored Khumbu territory. It's a treat for hikers who love to trek EBC but do not have sufficient time to return by trekking. The deal plus benefit is traditional Everest Base Camp Trek route returns from the same trail. It won't happen if you book a helicopter to Lukla. The flight from Everest Base Camp to Lukla is just around 25 Minutes.

When you trek to Everest Base Camp you are welcomed by a land view of the Himalayas. While a helicopter flight provides an ariel view of the Himalayas.

Few tourists finish all the trek route in 12 days and come back to Lukla. After that, they like to book a helicopter to observe Khumbu's beauty by helicopter. This flight offers the ariel scene of Sherpa settlements, mesmerizing glacial lakes, greenery hilly regions, and 100s of snowy peaks. The cost of EBC to Lukla Helicopter is around US$ 500 Per Person. The helicopter can carry just 3 persons in one flight due to higher elevations.

3. Lukla to Kala Patthar Helicopter Tour:

Lukla to Kalapatthar Helicopter Tour
Lukla to Kalapatthar Helicopter Tour


Not satisfied with the trekking view by foot or not enough time to re-trek Everest Base Camp?

Mission Himalaya Treks offer the helicopter flight from Lukla to Everest Base Camp and vice versa. Additionally, Marvel sunrise spot Kalapatthar provides a mesmerizing landscape of the Himalayas including Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu. A helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar from Lukla can finish within 40 minutes. It takes around 10-minutes for landing.

4. Trekkers Flexible Helicopter Packages:

No worry about where you are in the Khumbu trekking regions. We offer 100s of packages of Helicopter tours in different spots of Khumbu. If you start the trek from Lukla and reach any places along with Everest Base Camp but do not like hiking furthermore or you are in the Gokyo region but like to observe Everest Base Camp by Helicopter or you already reach Everest Base Camp by trekking but do not love to trek same way back furthermore. Then, you can book an EBC Helicopter Tour Insights flight wherever you are in the Everest Region. We offer several Helicopter flight packages available in Khumbu or Everest regions. Our few Everest helicopter tour in Nepal packages are below:

  • Namche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour and return to Namche/Lukla or Kathmandu.
  • Tyangboche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour and return to Tyangboche/ Namche/Lukla or Kathmandu.
  • Pangboche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour and return to Pangboche/ Namche/Lukla or Kathmandu.
  • Dingboche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour and return to Dingboche/ Namche/Lukla or Kathmandu.
  • Lobuche to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour and return to Lobuche/ Namche/Lukla or Kathmandu.
  • Flight to Everest Base Camp from Gorakshep and Back to Lukla or Kathmandu by Helicopter.
  • Helicopter flight from Everest Base Camp to Lukla or Kathmandu.
  • Pheriche to Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp and return to Pheriche/ Namche/ Lukla or Kathmandu by helicopter sightseeing flight.


Everest; the highest peak in the world is undoubtedly a paradise of the mountain. And EBC Helicopter Tour Insights is the life experience one has to do during the Nepal trip. It is completely risk and hassles free designed for luxury travelers who wish to visit Nepal. All travelers are encouraged to do Everest Helicopter Tours as Mission Himalaya Treks are ready to fulfill your dream.

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