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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour


Welcome to the ultimate mountain adventure experience - the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour! If you're looking for a beautiful journey that combines breathtaking views, adrenaline-pumping helicopter rides, and an up-close encounter with the world's tallest peak, then this is the perfect choice for you. At Himal Reisen, we specialize in providing unforgettable experiences that leave a lasting impression on our guests.

Prepare to be captivated by the mesmerizing beauty of the Everest region. As your helicopter flies above several mountains and peaks, you'll be greeted with panoramic views that will take your breath away. The snow-capped mountains, deep valleys, and pristine glaciers create a surreal landscape that is truly a sight to behold. Our experienced pilots will ensure that you have the best vantage points for capturing stunning scenery with both bared eyes and in photographs.

One of the highlights of our helicopter tour is the landing at Everest Base Camp itself. Touching down at an altitude of 5,545 meters at Kalapatthar, and also getting at Everest Base Camp, you'll have the rare opportunity to set foot on the hallowed ground where mountaineers begin their epic journey to conquer Mount Everest. Feel the thrill as you stand in the shadow of the world's highest peak, surrounded by the majestic Khumbu Icefall and the rugged Himalayan terrain.

Safety and Comfort

A helicopter tour offers a unique and convenient way to explore the majestic Everest region. Unlike traditional trekking routes that can take weeks to complete, a helicopter tour allows you to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas in just a minimum of time. Whether you have limited vacation days or prefer a more comfortable and time-efficient option, a helicopter tour is the ultimate solution. This flight directs from Kathmandu to EBC and Kalapatthar.

At Himal Reisen, your safety is our top priority. We work with a partnership of highly skilled and experienced pilots who have extensive knowledge of the region. Our partnership helicopters undergo regular maintenance and adhere to the highest safety standards. Sit back and relax in our comfortable and spacious cabins as you enjoy a smooth and enjoyable flight.

We will also take a break at Everest View Hotel, another magical location to take a view of Mount Everest. This Hotel has set a world record for the Highest altitude Hotel in the world. During the trip, we will land near the location and hike for a few minutes to have lunch and capture the Everest view.

Customized Itineraries

We understand that each traveler has unique preferences and requirements. That's why we offer customizable itineraries to ensure that your helicopter tour aligns perfectly with your needs. Whether you're seeking a short scenic flight or a more in-depth exploration of the region, we can tailor the tour to suit your preferences. Our team of experts will work closely with you to create a personalized itinerary that exceeds your expectations. You can fly to any Helipad in the Everest region and take a hike to view another perspective of the Mountain.

Environmental Responsibility

Preserving the natural beauty of the Everest region is of utmost importance to us. We are committed to minimizing our impact on the environment and promoting sustainable tourism practices. We strictly adhere to the principles of Leave No Trace, ensuring that our tours have a minimal ecological footprint. By choosing a helicopter tour, you contribute to the conservation efforts in the area while still enjoying a remarkable adventure.

Expert Guides and Interpretation

To enhance your experience, we provide expert guides who are well-versed in the history, culture, and natural wonders of the Everest region. They will accompany you throughout the tour, offering valuable insights and answering any questions you may have. Learn about the Sherpa people, their traditions, and the challenges faced by climbers attempting to conquer Everest. Gain a deeper understanding of the mountain's significance and the incredible feats of human determination that have taken place here.

Fly above the world's highest peaks, land at Everest Base Camp, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas. With our commitment to safety, exceptional service, and environmental responsibility, we strive to provide an unparalleled experience that surpasses all expectations. Discover the wonders of the Everest region from a whole new perspective and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Book your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour today and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey!


  • Spectacular Aerial View
  • A glimpse of entire Khumbu region
  • Deep Valley and surreal landscapes
  • Landing at Everest Base Camp
  • Close-up view from Kalapatthar
  • Majestic Khumbu Icefall
  • Lunch with a magical view


Departure from Kathmandu

Your journey begins in the vibrant capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. You'll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport, where the helicopter will be waiting to whisk you away on an unforgettable expedition.

Aerial Delight

As the helicopter takes off, you'll witness the bustling cityscape of Kathmandu gradually transform into lush green hills. The flight towards the Everest region itself is an adventure, as you'll soar above picturesque landscapes, cascading rivers, and charming Sherpa villages.

Landing at Lukla

After an exhilarating flight, you'll make a brief stop at Lukla, a small town often referred to as the gateway to the Everest region. Here, you can soak in the beautiful surroundings and catch your breath before continuing your journey.

Landing at Everest Base Camp

The highlight of the tour awaits as you touch down at Everest Base Camp. At an altitude of approximately 5,380 meters (17,600 feet), you'll experience the thrill of standing at the foothills of the mighty Everest. Take your time to absorb the remarkable atmosphere and snap incredible photographs as a memento of this extraordinary accomplishment.

Kalapatthar Excursion

The adventure doesn't end at the base camp! You'll soar higher to the vantage point of Kalapatthar, located at an altitude of 5,545 meters (18,192 feet). From here, you'll be treated to an awe-inspiring view of the entire Everest massif, including the summit of Mount Everest itself. The sheer beauty and magnitude of the scene will leave you breathless.

Breakfast with a View at World’s Highest Hotel

After your Kalapatthar excursion, it's time to indulge in a unique experience – breakfast in the Everest region. You'll be taken to Everest View Hotel where you can relish a delicious meal while savoring the unmatched beauty that surrounds you.

Return to Kathmandu

With your heart and mind filled with unforgettable memories, it's time to bid farewell to the Everest region. The helicopter will retrace its path, offering you a final chance to soak in the mesmerizing vistas before touching down in Kathmandu.

  • Max Altitude:5545m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Time:4-5 hours
  • Meals:Breakfast


  • Yes, anyone with a sense of adventure and a reasonable level of fitness can take a helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp. The tour is suitable for individuals of various ages and does not require any prior trekking experience. However, it is important to consult with your healthcare provider before embarking on any high-altitude activities to ensure that you are in good health.

  • The duration of the helicopter tour can vary depending on the specific itinerary and weather conditions. On average, the tour lasts approximately 4 to 5 hours, including flight time, landing at Everest Base Camp, and returning to the starting point. However, it's important to note that the tour duration may be subject to change due to factors like air traffic, weather, and group size.

  • Yes, landing at Everest Base Camp is safe during the helicopter tour. The pilots who operate the helicopters are highly experienced and trained to navigate the challenging terrain of the Everest region. The helicopters undergo regular maintenance to ensure their safety and reliability. Additionally, our team closely monitors weather conditions and air traffic to ensure a secure landing and a safe overall experience.

  • Absolutely! In fact, capturing the breathtaking views of the Everest region is one of the highlights of the helicopter tour. We encourage you to bring your camera or smartphone to document the incredible scenery. The helicopter will make strategic stops at various points to allow you to take photographs and soak in the awe-inspiring vistas. However, please ensure that you follow the instructions of the pilot and crew for your safety.

  • Yes, there are weight restrictions for the helicopter tour due to safety and operational reasons. The weight restrictions may vary depending on the type of helicopter used and the specific tour operator. It is important to inform the tour operator about your weight during the booking process, as they will provide guidance and ensure that the weight limitations are respected for a safe and enjoyable experience.