Everest Base Camp Heli Tour or EBC Heli Tour is a great way to experience the mesmerizing view of the world’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848m) including other adjoining snow capped mountains in a single day. The flight begins from Kathmandu, flying towards the east to Lukla which is a beautiful Sherpa village. From here the helicopter flies over the Everest Base Camp which is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world providing the opportunity to admire the great views of Mt. Everest itself and the Khumbu Glacier which is ideally located between Mt. Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Next, stop is at Kalapathhar for the grandest and magnificent views of the world’s highest mountain and it’s adjacent Himalayas.Then, fly to Syangboche to spend some time about twenty minutes for breakfast, admiring the beautiful Himalayan vista. After this great experience, fly back to Lukla for fueling and then Kathmandu to end this amazing one day tour of Mt. Everest on a helicopter. Everest base camp heli tour provides not only a unique opportunity to reach the base camp of Everest, the highest mountain on the earth but also offers the best aerial views of Everest and other adjacent pristine Himalayas in the everest region of eastern Nepal.
Important Note: Spending about five minutes in Kalapathhar will prevent from getting altitude sickness. The helicopter will be on stand-by at Kalapathhar, therefore it is technically impossible to spend more than the allocated time.
Cost Details :
1 Person: $5390 USD per Person
2 People: $2550 USD per Person
3 People: $1690 USD per Person
4 People: $1490 USD per Person
5 People: $1199 USD per Person
TOTAL TRIP DURATION: 04-05 HOURS.
Best Time to Travel:
The best time to take this trip is from September-April. Although spring and autumn are Nepal’s popular tourist seasons, a helicopter day trip in the winter guarantees equally clear and mesmerizing views of the mountains. The months of June, July and August are not recommended for this trip as it lies on the monsoon season.
1.Airport pick-up and drop-off service by a private vehicle.
2.4-5 hours helicopter flight.
3.National Park fee.
4.Breakfast at Syangboche.
5.Company service charges.
6.All government and local taxes.
7.Emergency oxygen available inside the helicopter. (Additional cost required for personal use of the oxygen cylinder outside the helicopter).
1. All the services not mentioned above.