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Mount Everest Helicopter Tour

Mount Everest Helicopter Tour

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Solukhumbu, Nepal

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3 Days
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Overview of Mount Everest Helicopter Tour:

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to witness the majestic beauty of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan peaks from the comfort of a Mount Everest Helicopter Tour. This exhilarating helicopter tour offers a unique opportunity to soar above the world’s highest mountain and experience breathtaking aerial views of the Everest region’s iconic landmarks, including Everest Base Camp, Khumbu Glacier, and Sherpa villages. Feel free to inquire about the Mount Everest Helicopter Tour.

Highlights of the Mount Everest Helicopter Tour:

  1. Close-Up Views of Mount Everest: Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the world’s highest peak up close as you soar above Mount Everest.
  2. Spectacular Himalayan Scenery: Enjoy panoramic views of the breathtaking Himalayan landscape, including other towering peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam.
  3. Unique Aerial Perspective: Witness the majestic Himalayas from a unique vantage point, offering unparalleled photo opportunities and unforgettable memories.
  4. Convenience and Efficiency: Opt for a convenient and time-efficient way to see Mount Everest without the need for lengthy treks or climbs.
  5. Expert Pilot Guidance: Feel secure and in good hands with experienced helicopter pilots who ensure a safe and smooth journey throughout the tour.
  6. Flexible Itinerary: Customize your tour experience with options for additional sightseeing stops or personalized services tailored to your preferences.
  7. Memorable Adventure: Embark on an exhilarating and memorable adventure that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the beauty and grandeur of the Himalayas.

These highlights encapsulate the essence of what makes the Mount Everest Helicopter Tour an exceptional and unforgettable experience.


Mount Everest Helicopter Tour Itinerary


Morning Departure:

  • Your Mount Everest Helicopter Tour typically begins early in the morning from Tribhuvan International Airport or another designated helipad in Kathmandu.
  • After a safety briefing, board the helicopter and take off towards the Everest region, enjoying panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding landscapes.

Scenic Flight to Everest:

  • As you approach the Everest region, marvel at the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas stretching as far as the eye can see.
  • Fly over iconic landmarks such as the Dudh Koshi River, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery, and the rugged terrain of the Khumbu region.

Everest Base Camp and Khumbu Glacier:

  • Soar above the legendary Everest Base Camp, where mountaineers begin their ascent to the summit of Mount Everest.
  • Witness the vast expanse of the Khumbu Glacier, the highest glacier in the world, as it winds its way through the rugged mountain terrain.

Breakfast at Lukla or Syangboche (Optional):

  • Depending on the itinerary, land at Lukla Airport or Syangboche airstrip for a scenic breakfast at a mountain lodge overlooking the Himalayas.
  • Take some time to soak in the breathtaking views and enjoy the serene mountain atmosphere.

Return Flight to Kathmandu:

  • After breakfast (if included), board the helicopter for the return flight to Kathmandu, retracing your journey through the majestic Himalayan landscapes.
  • Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel or onward destination, concluding your unforgettable Everest helicopter tour.


Our standard itinerary may change due to unpredictable events like flight delays, weather issues, natural disasters, new government rules, political situations, or health problems. We will adapt the trek accordingly and appreciate your cooperation and flexibility.

From USD $300
94% of travelers recommend this experience
Not sure? You can cancel this reservation up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

What is Included Mount Everest Helicopter Tour

Helicopter charter for the Everest tour.
Experienced pilot and crew.
National Park fees and permits.
Breakfast at a mountain lodge (depending on the itinerary).
All applicable taxes and service charges.

What is Exclude Mount Everest Helicopter Tour

International airfare to and from Nepal.
Visa fees for Nepal.
Travel insurance (highly recommended).
Personal expenses such as drinks, snacks, and souvenirs.
Tips for the helicopter crew (at your discretion).

FAQs About Mount Everest Helicopter Tour

How long is the helicopter flight to Mount Everest?

Information about the duration of the helicopter ride from the departure point to Mount Everest and back.

Are there any age or health restrictions for participants?

Clarification on any age limits or health requirements for passengers to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

What is the best time of year for the tour?

Guidance on the ideal seasons or months for optimal weather conditions and clear views of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayas.

Is oxygen provided during the flight?

etails about the provision of supplemental oxygen during the high-altitude flight to ensure passenger comfort and safety.

Can we take photos or videos during the tour?

Policy regarding photography and videography during the helicopter ride, including any restrictions or recommendations.

What happens in case of bad weather?

nformation about the tour's cancellation or rescheduling policies in the event of adverse weather conditions.

Is hotel pickup and drop-off included?

Confirmation of whether transportation to and from the departure point is provided as part of the tour package.

Are there any additional costs or fees?

Disclosure of any extra charges, such as landing fees or optional upgrades, not included in the tour price.