Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Overview
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the perfect choice for those who have limited time but want to explore the mountains. It is a unique and luxurious way to experience the beauty of the Everest Region in a quick time. EBC helicopter tour with landing offers you closeup views of mountains from the start of the tour till the end. Of course, the Everest Base Camp Trekis a wonderful way to explore the Khumbu region. However, Heli Tour to EBC allows you to experience the whole region with Bird’s eye views.
The EBC tour begins with the breathtaking views of Kathmandu Valley to Lukla. From Lukla, the flight proceeds towards Kalapathar, the best viewpoint to have a close view of Mt Everest and the other 20 peaks. The flight reaches Kalapathar- the highest point of this tour provides a breathtaking view of mountain ranges includes, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, etc. You will have five to ten minutes at Kalapathar to enjoy the grandest views of Mountain peaks and capture some memories. The helicopter then flies towards Syangboche, where around 30 minutes are spent at a hotel for breakfast enjoying the mesmerizing views of Everest and surrounding ranges. After breakfast, the flight takes off to Lukla and then back to Kathmandu, ending the unforgettable lifetime experience of the Everest Heli Tour.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour safety measures
As we operate an EBC Helicopter Tour in Nepal, which involves a high-altitude flight reaching 5,643 meters, our top priority is ensuring the safety of our passengers. We take several measures to ensure the safety of our passengers during the tour. However, passengers also have to follow certain rules to make the Heli tour to Everest successful.
- Experienced pilots who have extensive knowledge of the region’s weather conditions, topography, and flight routes
- Not to smoke inside the Helicopter.
- Follow the rules and guidance of the Polit.
- Try not to open the door or window during the ride.
- Make sure you have fastened your seat belt properly.
- If you feel uneasy during the ride, tell about it your pilot immediately.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Costs
Tour Costs in Group:
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour packages range from $1000 to $1200 and fluctuate as per customization and group size. The maximum pax in a group during the Heli Tour is 5 people.
Private Helicopter Tour Costs to Everest Base Camp:
For private Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour packages, price range from $3900 to $5000 and fluctuate as per customization. Private Heli Tour is popular for giving surprise trips to your loved ones or celebrating the anniversary.
What to pack for the Everest Base Camp Heli Tour?
EBC Heli tour is not as technical and difficult as Everest Base Camp Trek. However, you may need some gear just to avoid the cold and altitude sickness during the Heli Tour to Everest Base Camp. So, do not think about carrying too much stuff. Sun Glasses, warm hats, Sunscreen, Camera lens, Power Bank (if you need it), warm jackets and trousers, and a set of warm socks. Likewise, you can carry some light snacks or bars.
How long does Everest Helicopter Tour take?
Everest Helicopter Tour duration varies depending on the specific tour package you choose. A standard time for EBC Helicopter Tour is 4-5 hours, which includes a stopover at Kalapattar for around 10 minutes and 30 minutes breakfast break at Everest View Hotel.