Last Updated on May 25, 2022 by Alpha Adventure Treks
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a fantastic way to see the Himalayas’ incomparable splendor. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is often known as a luxury Everest helicopter tour. You’ll be at the base of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, in the blink of an eye (8,848 m). If you only have a limited amount of time and are unable to participate in extensive treks, a short EBC Heli Tour in Nepal is an excellent alternative. You will get to see gorgeous sceneries, snow-capped mountains, huge glaciers, stunning lakes, and dense forests in a limited amount of time. Furthermore, you will be able to see the Khumbu region from a level that only a few people have seen before.
EBC Helicopter Tour offers an aerial view of the world’s highest mountains like Mount Everest (8,848 m), Mount Lhotse (8,516 m), Mount Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mount. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mount. Pumori (7,161 m), Gaurishankar Himal (7,134 m), Mount. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mount. Kongde (6,187 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Mount. Makalu (8,481, you’ll fly to Everest Base Camp and then to Kala Patthar, where you’ll be treated to spectacular vistas.
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour continues to Syangboche after departing from the Everest Base Camp or Kala Patthar. The Everest View Hotel in Syangboche offers a one-of-a-kind experience: a superb breakfast at nearly 4,000 meters while staring at Everest, the world’s tallest peak. After a delightful 30-60-minute break here, we continue on our way back to Lukla, where we will make our final halt. As you lift off from Lukla, say your goodbyes to the Everest region and take in the final flight and aerial vistas of the Himalayas. We’ll be back in Kathmandu in just over half an hour, and the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour will be completed.
Highlights of the Everest Helicopter Tour Package
• By crossing the neighboring Sunkoshi River, the helicopter trip passes through many of the Nagarkot’s high ranges and hills.
• Several communities in the mid-hills, as well as a significant number of farmland grounds, will be seen during your flight. While approaching extremely close to the Rolwaling and Gaurishankar mountain ranges in the Himalayan region right above the Jiri Bazaar and Charikot of Dolakha, you may obtain views of a few common things, such as blue rivers and green hills.
• Later, you’ll access the Everest region through the Lamjura Pass.
• Our helicopter will land at Lukla to obtain sufficient fuel, and you will be able to fly across the Dudhkoshi River to Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa people’s capital, in only 5 to 10 minutes. The flight lands on the mountaintop of Syangboche once more, and then you can fly to Everest Base Camp.
• Major high mountain peaks like as Kangtega, Kusum, Thameserkhu, Kangaru, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Nuptse, Island Peak, Pumori, Lobuche, Mera Peak, and others will be seen during the trek.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Flight Route
Kathmandu (TIA) – Fly over Nagarkot – Jiri – Land at Tenzing Hillary Airport, Lukla – Refueling – Fly over Syangboche – Tengboche – Pheriche – Gorak Shep – Land at EBC/Kala Patthar – Take off after 15 mins – Arrive at Hotel Everest View – Fly to Lukla – Refueling – Return flight to Kathmandu.
Even though the trip to the foothills of the world’s highest peak, Everest Base Camp, is only 3 to 4 hours long, it is undoubtedly a once-in-a-lifetime event. In addition to the incredible flight experience, our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Landing Tour allows you to spend 15 minutes at the base camp or Kala Patthar.
Weather Information for EBC Helicopter Tours and the Best Season
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour can be done at any time of year, however the optimal season is determined by your personal preferences. The weather and climate in Everest Base Camp, as well as the Khumbu region in general, varies with the seasons. Because the EBC Heli Tour is simply a one-day helicopter tour, visibility and good weather throughout the flight day are especially critical.
The spring season, which lasts roughly from March to May, is considered the optimum time to take a Heli Flight Tour to Everest. The lush green hills are even more stunning now that rhododendrons and other wildflowers are flowering. The view of the mountains, not simply the hills, is also stunning in the spring due to the clear skies. The weather is also ideal during this time, with temperatures ranging from 15 to 20 degrees Celsius throughout the day and dropping to 0 to 5 degrees Celsius once the sun sets.
Clothing and Preparation for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour includes not only a high-altitude flight but also a landing at the Everest Base Camp, which is located at 5,380 meters above sea level. Not only for trekking, but also for the Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp, proper attire and preparation are essential. For starters, the sun and UV rays are stronger at such altitudes than you might anticipate, so sun protection and sunscreen are essential. Winds were bitterly cold later in the day, necessitating layering of clothing with windproof coats on the exterior. Similarly, if the weather turns cloudy, the temperature might drop rather low, so carrying a warm down jacket with gloves and caps is also beneficial.
FAQ for Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour:
We’ll take off at 2,000 meters and fly up to 5,500 meters, or even higher in some areas.
It lands in Everest Base Camp, not at the summit, and also for a short time at Kalapathar View Point (approx. 10-15 minutes). Weather conditions, as well as ideal landing places, may have an impact on the landing. Avalanches, wind, and rock falls can sometimes hinder the landing spot.
Because the Everest Region is a well-known hiking circuit around the world, you can anticipate excellent service and cuisine in the lodges and tea houses along this trail. All of the guest houses and lodges provide sanitary food.
We carry a packed hygenic lunch to save time on the journey to Everest Base Camp if we don’t have enough time to land and visit Tea Houses.
We will bring boiled and cooled water for 100 percent purity on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The filtering tablets do not perform well in Himalayan hard water, which contains significant levels of minerals such as manganese, bicarbonate, and iron. You may also buy bottled water, but it is pricey at such altitude.
Yes, please send us an email with your desired flight date so that we can put you in a group and split the cost of your EBC Heli Tour.
It depends on the size of your group; a group of four people will assist you save money. It usually starts at 900 US dollars.