From Kathmandu: Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: Welcome Nepal Treks P.Ltd

From Kathmandu: Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: Welcome Nepal Treks P.Ltd

From US$ 4,895.79 per group up to 5

Experience the bewildering beauty of the Everest region from the air on an unforgettable helicopter tour. Take in unrivaled views of the Everest Base Camp with a stop at Kala Patthar, a peak that is the highest point many hikers will reach.

About this activity

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Host or greeter
Audio guide included
Pickup included
From the lobby of your hotel in Kathmandu or Lalitpur.
Small group
Limited to 5 participants


  • Explore the ultimate beauty of the Himalayas from the air
  • Enjoy magnificent views of Kangchenjunga and Mount Everest
  • Experience the exquisite sight of mountain glaciers and lakes
  • Take a picturesque flight from Lukla to Syangboche
Full description
Starting with a pickup from your hotel at 6 AM, depart to Tribhuvan International Airport by private transfer where you’ll board a commercial helicopter for a picturesque 50-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.    From here you’ll enjoy another 30-minute flight to Kala Patthar for the best viewing point of Everest Base Camp and the surrounding peaks. Take incredible pictures and see the mountain range before stopping for a breakfast break at a hotel with a close-up view of Mount Everest    After your break, take a 15-minute flight from Kala Patthar to Synagboche from where you’ll return to Lukla and finally Kathmandu where you’ll be picked up and returned to your hotel. The return journey will take around 1.5 hours for a total of duration of 4-6 hours on your experience of a lifetime.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp on sharing bases of up to 5 passengers
  • Landing at the famous viewpoint of Kala Patthar
  • Breakfast break with views of Mount Everest
  • Domestic airport departure taxes and fees
  • National park fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This activity is subject to weather conditions on the day
  • If weather is not suitable for flying, the flight may be rescheduled for the following day
  • If the flight is cancelled, you can request a refund

Product ID: 343116