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Trip Difficulty Easy & Enjoyable

Trip Overview

Mount Everest Heli Tour is an overwhelming flight for the close-up vistas of the Himalayas including the highest peak Mount Everest and several other snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and panoramic scenery.


  • Get an opportunity to view entire gigantic peaks from a close distance followed by views of landscapes, icy glaciers, monasteries, picturesque villages, lakes, and much more.
  • Once you take off from the airport, enjoy the landscape of the Kathmandu valley, hamlet, and lush hills.
  • Observe the superb parallel series of snow-capped mountains towards west Mt. Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, and Jugal Himal. As the flight continues you can see additional backdrops of the mid-east and far eastern Himalayan peaks of Mt. Gaurishankar, Melung Tse, Numbur, Cho-Oyu.
  • The Helicopter makes a rounding flight around Khumbu Himalayan and Mt. Everest
  • You will enjoy one hour of breakfast time with great mountain vistas.


Why Choose Mount Everest Heli Tour

  • Visit Everest Region within a short span of time without any physical effort.
  • Opportunity to experience and fly near or above Mount Everest (8,848 m) and enjoy eyeful views of snow-capped mountains like Lhotse (8,516 m), Nuptse (7,861, m), Makalu (8,481 m), Cho Oyu (8,201 m) and several unnamed peaks
  • Thrilling landing at one of the highest airports in the world, Tenzing-Hillary Airport (2,845 m) in Lukla from the comfort of a helicopter
  • Savor the beauty of the Everest region, Kalapatthar, and 360-degree vistas of Himalayan Peaks.
  • View of drastic weather changes up in the mountains.
  • Experience high-altitude breakfast.
  • Ideal for those who do not have enough time for a trek and are not able to hike long days in remote areas, as well as for those who love to explore the destination from an aerial view.

About our helicopters: 


Type of Aircraft: AS350 B3e (H125)

Year of Manufacture: 2016

Manufacture Company: Airbus Helicopters

Seating Capacity: 5+1


Type of Aircraft: AS350 B3e (H125)

Year of Manufacture: 2017

Manufacture Company: Airbus Helicopters

Seating Capacity: 5+1

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Everest Heli Tour

6:00 – 7:00 AM: We’ll arrange for your transportation from your hotel to the domestic terminal of the Kathmandu International Airport for your Everest helicopter tour.

The tour kicks off from Kathmandu Airport. Our representative will meet you early in the morning at your hotel and take you to the airport’s domestic terminal. The helicopter will depart from there and head towards Everest Base Camp. As you travel, you’ll be treated to the breathtaking sight of snow-covered mountain ranges. You’ll be able to see mountains like Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Ganesh (7,429 m), Gauri Shankar (7,134 m), Shishapangma (8,013 m), Gyachung Kang (7,952 m), Pumori (7,161 m), Nuptse (7,855 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), and Ama Dablam (6,812 m).

You might have the chance to make a landing at Kalapathar (5545 m), where you can enjoy the awe-inspiring view of the mighty peaks of Nepal’s Khumbu region. Even though it’s a brief 15-minute stop, it’s enough to take in the stunning beauty of the mountains.

Fly to one of the Hotels for breakfast

Next, we’ll fly to a hotel for breakfast. After taking in the incredible sight of Mount Everest and the other snow-capped peaks, the helicopter will proceed to a hotel for breakfast, which will last around 30–45 minutes. This special meal, accompanied by champagne, will be served at a hotel with a magnificent view of the mountains. The Sherpa staff will lay out a lavish champagne breakfast for you, allowing you to bask in the panoramic views of the Himalayas, including the distinct pyramid peak of Mt. Everest. Alongside Everest, you’ll also be treated to views of Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho-Oyo, and Ama Dablam, as well as the stunning Khumbu Valley.

Fly to Lukla and Refuel

Following the delightful breakfast at the hotel, we’ll fly you back to Lukla, providing you with breathtaking views of the Himalayas up close. There’s truly nothing like observing the Himalayas from a clear bird’s-eye perspective. The helicopter will make a 15-20 minute stop in Lukla for refueling before making the return journey to Kathmandu.

Fly back to Kathmandu

Upon refueling in Lukla, we’ll make the journey back to Kathmandu airport. During the return flight, you’ll pass over the Khumbu Glacier and the impressive Tengboche Monastery. You’ll depart with a sense of satisfaction and joy, bidding farewell to the magnificent Mt. Everest.

From the airport, you’ll be transported back to your hotel.

Price Included

What's Included

  • Helicopter tour
  • Airport transfer
  • Airport Tax
  • National park fee
  • Breakfast

What's not Included

  • Personal Expenses
  • Beverage
  • Travel and medical Insurance

Trip Important Notes

Packing List

Sunglasses with UV protection that are windproof and down jackets
A bottle of water
Down jacket (Windproof and waterproof)
Warm trekking boots
Inner and outer layer gloves
Moisturizing lip balm and moisturizer
Shirts with long sleeves
A warm pair of pants
Camera necessities


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