Are you a solo traveler looking to get close to Mount Everest in the shortest time possible or nearly a half-day? Are you looking for an Everest breakfast day tour? Himalayan Windows (HW) offers group joining/private helicopter tours at Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar. We organize fixed departures for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour, starting from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. Drop us an email or make a quick inquiry with your tentative dates, and we will make your dream come true.
|PHASE 1||Kathmandu – Lukla (Fueling)|
|Flight Time||45 Minutes, Ground Time: 5 Minutes|
|PHASE 2||Lukla – Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar|
|Flight Time||25 Minutes, Ground Time: 8-10 Minutes|
|PHASE 3||Everest Base Camp (Kalapatthar) – Syangboche – Breakfast at Everest View Hotel|
|Flight Time||15 Minutes, Ground Time: 30 Minutes|
|PHASE 4||Syangboche – Lukla – Kathmandu|
|Flight Time||1 hr 10 minutes|
Total estimated time for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight: 4 hours.
|No of Pax||Price in USD /Per Person||Price in INR / Per Person||Price in NPR /Per Person|
|4-5 Pax||USD 1,250||INR 103,000||NPR 160,000|
|3 Pax||USD 1,650||INR 141,000||NPR 225,000|
|2 Pax||USD 2,450||INR 199,000||NPR 318,000|
|1Pax/Private Charter||USD 4,950||INR 399,000||NPR 638,000|
Please read: The given price may change without prior notification. The Price for Fixed Departure may differ from the one mentioned above as it depends on the season and availability. Inquiry or give us a call for the exact price and date availability.
A helicopter tour landing at Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar is the most popular and quickest way to observe Mount Everest in the shortest time possible; where you are taken to see Mount Everest, which offers a quick look at the Everest region and allows you to land at Mount Everest Base Camp (EBC) or Kalapathar.
The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour starts in Kathmandu, flying east from Kathmandu towards the beautiful Sherpa village and gateway to Everest, Lukla. After fueling in Lukla, the flight starts flying towards Everest Base Camp or Kalapathar. The Everest base camp helicopter flight goes over the Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, and Khumbu glaciers to reach the Base camp of Mount Everest.
The ultimate Kalapatthar landing Everest Base Camp Tour offers some of the best mountain views and sceneries. Due to the altitude issue, you will be given a maximum of 5-10 minutes of landing time at Everest Base Camp or Kalapatther Landing. And then, on the way back, you will be given 20 minutes at Syangboche (Hotel Everest view) for breakfast. Syangboche also has excellent views of Mount Everest and its ranges. Further, you can fly back to Lukla for fueling and then back to Kathmandu to end your lifetime Experience.
Five passengers, and one captain, are the maximum (500 kg weight) for an Everest Base Camp Helicopter Landing– based on body weight. If we have 4-5 people, we will have to run two shuttle flights from Pheriche or Everest View hotel by spiting bodyweight 250kg on average.
Everest Experience Helicopter flight over the Everest region is the most thrilling and exciting flight experience chopper tour in Nepal with the front face of Mount Everest and the other Himalayas from Kalapatthar top with the best cost guaranteed gives you a unique chance to enjoy it.
We organize the Helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp all year round. Although to have the best aerial view and utilize your time, we recommend choosing these months; March, April, May, September, October, November, and December. These months are for taking this short but unforgettable and powerful experience of a Heli flight to the Everest region because during these months the sky remains clear blue, and you can have a spectacular view of the surroundings.
The other months of January and February would be frigid and snowy, but the view is still perfect. June, July, and August are monsoon times in Nepal; however, it is still good to have a Heli ride to Mount Everest Base Camp if the weather permits.
Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
Flight time: 45 Minutes
Ground time: 5 Minutes
Flight from Lukla to Kalapatthar/Everest Base Camp
Flight time: 25 Minutes
Ground time: 10 Minutes
Flight from Kalapatthar to Syangboche
Flight time: 15 Minutes
Ground time: 30 Minutes for breakfast
Flight from Syangboche to Lukla to Kathmandu
Flight time: 1 hour 10 minutes
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Payment: A deposit of 30% of the total tour cost is required to book the tour with Himalayan Windows (HW). The remaining balance is to be paid three days prior to the departure date. Payment can be made via Wire Transfer or Credit Card. All credit card payments are securely processed and a bank fee applies.
Cancellation: For cancellations more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, there will be no cancellation fee. If the cancellation happens within 29-4 days prior to the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount will be applied. Cancellations occurring within 3 days or less of the start date or in the case of a no-show, 100% of the total invoice amount will be charged. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is typically provided in twin rooms in cities, though a single supplement can be requested for an additional fee. During peak season, it can be difficult to find single or twin rooms in the mountains, so our lodges usually offer dormitory-style accommodation. Our priority is always to provide clean and safe rooms for our guests.
Meals: Our packages in Bhutan include full board meals, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. For treks, all meals are provided, but you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: If you are planning a trip to Nepal, you must have a valid passport and Nepal Visa. Depending on your country of origin, you may need to obtain a Nepal Tourist Visa before your arrival. To be eligible, your passport should be valid for a minimum of six months from your Tour Start Date. If you are planning on traveling to multiple countries on your trip, make sure to get a multi-entries Nepal Visa.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: All visitors to Bhutan must have a valid Bhutan Visa Clearance before their trip. To obtain it, you must submit a color-scanned copy of your passport, which must be valid for at least 6 months from the start date of your tour. Your tour operator will send you a Visa Clearance prior to your departure, which you must present at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during check-in. Once you arrive at Paro Airport, your passport will be stamped with the original visa.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): All travelers from any nation intending to go to Tibet from Nepal must obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu with the help of a tour operator. To ensure the successful application of the TGV, you should plan to arrive in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before your travel date. If you are coming from China, you will not require a TGV; instead, you will need a Chinese Visa and Permit. To find out more about the process of entering Tibet, please look into the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Visiting Nepal and Bhutan at the same time is ideal as they share a similar climate. From high mountains to low land sub-tropical plains and jungles, the two countries have similar weather. The best time to visit is from March to April (spring) and October to December (autumn and early winter). During these months, the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder months, while June, July, and August (summer) are typically monsoon seasons.
Tibet: It is best to visit Tibet between April and October when the weather is warm and the skies are clear. However, from November to March, it is still possible to explore certain areas like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, and Mount Kailash, as long as the roads are not blocked by snow. Temperatures during this time may be quite cold.
HimalayanWindows strongly recommends that anyone planning to travel in the Himalayas purchase Travel Insurance. This policy will provide coverage in the case of medical emergencies, evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, and last-minute tour/ticket cancellations. Having this protection in place will help ensure that your trip is safe and enjoyable.
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