Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is the easiest way to confront the highest peak of the world, Mt. Everest (8848m). This short trip will also take you to the topmost base camp in the world i.e. Everest Base Camp itself along with famous vantage points like Kala Patthar (5565m).
So, are you ready to catch up on the most exciting trip of your lifetime?
In this era of globalization, we all love to explore all types of adventure around the world. If you are a true adventurous soul, you must have Everest listed on your bucket list. Everest, being a world-famous glory, is a dream of every traveler or explorer. But, there are many shortcomings for this journey as it needs a sufficient amount of time, training, and overall preparations.
Treks like Everest Base Camp will take a minimum of 13 days for exploration. Plus the trek is strenuous and you have to look after various factors like acclimatization. Thus, the EBC Helicopter Tour is the right option for avoiding these hurdles. You will reach the destined point in no time without going through any physical and climatic extremities.
It is the major highlight that this trip completes in one day and that too within several hours if we count. Within no time, you will be flying above the clouds and witnessing some world-class aerial views. There is no better way than creating beautiful moments like this in your whole life. Thus, EBC Heli Tour will be one of the memorable journeys that you will hardly forget.
One your heli tour begins, you can catch glimpses of the nearby valley and mount ranges. Continuing forward, the helicopter will encircle around the altitude of 6500-7000 meters. Once you enter the Everest region, the views start being grander.
You can spot about 20 highest peaks of East Nepal. You can locate the peaks (>8000m) like Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Shisha Pangma (8013m), Pumori (8171m), and Lhotse (8516m). These soaring peaks, with only 20 miles from your window, look magical. Above the horizon, you will forget about all kinds of crowd & chaos. All you do is delve deep into the serenity of beautiful Himalayas.
The vantage point which this trip will take you would be Kala Patthar (5645m). You will have a wonderful time here witnessing the iconic mount range. But if you wish to explore more and are well prepared, you can visit the Everest Base Camp (5364m). This point is famous for the stunning views of Khumbu falls and Khumbu glacier.
Besides these, there are many outstanding spots within this region. If you want to explore them, our itinerary is customizable. For us, the primary priority will always be your satisfaction & preference. Do contact us for any kind of inquiry or bookings.
EBC Heli Tour Best Time
The season/time you choose to take this tour affects your journey in every other way. As this trip is weather dependent, you need a calm and clear environment above the sky. If there are any kind of disturbances, there are chances of cancellation too. But, you don’t have to worry much as we have fully covered policies for such emergencies.
Regarding the trip, the best time for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour would be from September to December and March to May. These months hold Autumn and Spring seasons respectively. They are preferable choices as the weather is perfect for aerial flights most of the time. Also, the views of mount ranges, high hills, and overall scenery are clear and beautiful in these times.
In spring, you can enjoy the natural colors that bloom around while in autumn the views become extraordinary. The weather and temperature are mild too. The average temperatures would be from 15-25 degrees.
But as it is a heli tour, it is possible to do at any time of the year. As long as the weather is fair, nothing will obstruct you from getting this amazing experience.
EBC Heli Tour Costs
The cost for the EBC Heli Tour starts from USD 900. What these costs include and exclude are mentioned below. You can check them out. Likewise, the cost may vary as per your customization. You can contact us if you have any queries related to any of these matters.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
- Experience the helicopter tour over the highest Himalayas in the world
- Best views of Mount Everest (8848m), Shisha Pangma (8013m), Gauri Shankar (7134m), Ganesh (7429m), Melungtse (7023m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Pumori (8171m), Nuptse (7855m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), and Amadablam (6856m)
- Unfolds a new aerial angular view of these awesome Himalayas
- Enjoy the journey of exploring the whole Everest Base Camp Trek within few hours
- Mt Everest appears 20 miles from your window
- Perfect for those who want to escape intense trekking and preparation
- Fantastic view of Khumbu valley, lakes, and glaciers of the Everest Region
- Exploration of vantage points like Kala Patthar, Syangboche, Lukla, even though for less time
- Commemorate once in a lifetime experience at the world’s top Hotel Everest View
- Take unlimited panoramic photographs and create lifetime memories
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In conclusion, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is for someone who has always dreamt of witnessing the highest peaks of Nepal. This journey will fulfill that dream of yours within a few hours. Moreover, you can be any age, as long as you are healthy, you can opt for this tour.
What’s even greater about this trip is it completes in one day. In such little time, you can enjoy the mountains above the clouds. Right after your journey in the helicopter begins, you will have awesome sights. Overall, within 45 minutes, you will reach Lukla, the gateway of Everest Base Camp.
After taking some rest, you will head direct to the highest vantage point, Kala Patthar. From this point, the view of majestic peaks like Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Nuptse is visible. Stepping at the highest base camp in the world is the biggest feat. And the magnificent scenery adds extra beauty to this journey. You will have a dreamy moment in this particular spot. Hence, you get to have a fantastic breakfast at the top of the world too.
No words can explain the awesome experience you will get via this EBC Heli Tour. The Everest region itself is the plethora of uncanny natural beauty. And it would be more than great to witness them above the horizon.
So, book your early helicopter tour today with us to explore the greatest adventure of your life. Do contact us if you wish to book or have any type of queries regarding this trip. Meanwhile, we offer a flexible itinerary too where you can customize the trip as per your preference. Thus, we can arrange possible add-ons if you wish to visit extra places.
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Outline Itinerary For Everest Camp Helicopter Tour
1. Kathmandu to Lukla Airport: 45 minutes ride (Fueling Time is 10-15 minutes)
2. Lukla to Kala Patthar: 25 minutes (Landing Time is 10-15 minutes)
3. Kala Patthar to Syangboche(Everest View Hotel): 12 minutes (Landing Time is 45 minutes for breakfast)
4. Syangboche to Lukla to Kathmandu: 1 hour 20 minutes