Tour overview

Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour gives an excellent addition to the entire tour package of individuals in Nepal. This Heli tour begins from the capital city of Nepal i.e. Kathmandu and later on, you have to fly eastward towards the beautiful village consisting of Sherpa people and the gateway to Mount Everest in Lukla. The helicopter flight from Lukla thus moves ahead to Syangboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep & Khumbu mountain glacier to reach the top of Kalapathar from where you can see the Mt Everest very close.
The trek to Everest Base Camp is not merely a physical endeavor but a soul-stirring expedition that tests one’s endurance and determination. Starting from the bustling town of Lukla, perched precariously on the edge of a cliff, trekkers embark on a trail that winds its way through picturesque Sherpa villages, verdant rhododendron forests, and rugged mountain terrain. Each step taken brings them closer to the legendary base camp, where dreams of conquering the world’s highest peak are born.
As trekkers ascend higher into the thin air of the Himalayas, the landscape undergoes a dramatic transformation. The lush valleys give way to barren slopes, adorned only by patches of snow and ice. Yet, amidst this harsh terrain, life thrives in the form of resilient flora and fauna, adapted to survive in one of the most extreme environments on Earth. Encounters with yaks, the sturdy beasts of burden, and the elusive Himalayan blue sheep are not uncommon along the trail, adding to the sense of adventure that permeates the journey.
Beyond the physical challenges, the trek to Everest Base Camp offers a rare opportunity to immerse oneself in the rich cultural tapestry of the Khumbu region. Sherpas, the legendary mountaineers of the Himalayas, welcome trekkers with warm hospitality, offering insights into their age-old traditions and way of life. Prayer flags flutter in the wind, sending prayers and blessings to the heavens, while ancient monasteries echo with the chants of Buddhist monks, invoking a sense of peace and tranquility amidst the rugged wilderness.
As trekkers approach Everest Base Camp, anticipation mounts with each step taken closer to the fabled destination. Finally, after days of arduous trekking, the iconic Khumbu Icefall comes into view, a mesmerizing labyrinth of towering ice seracs and crevasses that guard the gateway to Mount Everest. It is here, amidst the icy wilderness, that the journey culminates in a moment of triumph and reflection. Standing at the foot of the world’s highest peak, trekkers are overcome with a sense of awe and humility in the presence of nature’s sublime magnificence.
But the adventure doesn’t end at Everest Base Camp; for the truly intrepid, the ascent of Kala Patthar awaits. Rising to an elevation of 5,545 meters (18,192 feet), this vantage point offers unparalleled views of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan panorama. As the first rays of dawn illuminate the snow-capped peaks in a kaleidoscope of colors, trekkers are treated to a spectacle that defies description, etching itself into their memories for a lifetime.
In the end, the journey to Everest Base Camp is more than just a trek; it is a transformative experience that leaves an indelible mark on the soul. It is a testament to the human spirit’s capacity for resilience, perseverance, and wonder in the face of nature’s untamed beauty. Whether one seeks adventure, spiritual solace, or simply the thrill of standing at the roof of the world, Everest Base Camp offers an adventure like no other – a journey to the pinnacle of human achievement and the heart of the Himalayas.

Everest Base Camp

Maximum Group:  5 Persons
Maximum Elevation:  5555 Meter 0
Flight Duration:  4 Hours
EBC Landing time: 10 Minutes
Maximum Weight: 240 kg
Best Season: February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December
Helicopter Company:  Air Dynasty, Simrik, Heli Everest, Altitude, Fishtail, Mountain Air
Landing Points:  Lukla Airport, Syangboche, Kalapathar
Himalayan Sights Amadablam, Thameserkhu, Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Kusum Kangaru, Khumbila, Island Peak, Mera Peak, Mount 32

Day Tour : Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

06:00am: Pickup from hotel or designated meeting point
06:15 am: Transfer to Kathmandu airport
06:45am: Check-in to helicopter counter
07:00am: Takeoff, Kathmandu to Lukla
07:30 am: Landing, stop at Lukla to refuel Helicopter
07:45 am: Takeoff, Lukla to Everest Base Camp
08:00am: Landing at Everest Base Camp / Kala Patthar
08:15am: Takeoff, Everest Base Camp to Syangboche
08:30am: Landing, Breakfast at Everest View Hotel, Syangboche
09:30am: Takeoff, Syangboche to Lukla
09:45am: Landing, at Lukla for short time for refueling Helicopter
10:00am: Takeoff, Return flight to Kathmandu
10:30am: Landing, Arrival at Kathmandu, and successful completion of Everest Base Camp Tour
11:00am: Transfer to hotel