Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Heli Tour
  • Transport: Helicopter
  • Group Size: 5
  • Max Elevation: 5545m
  • Spectacular helicopter flight into the heart of Everest region
  • Incredible landscapes, settlements, lakes, and mountain summits from the flight
  • Landing at Kalapatthar and capturing the most fabulous Everest and other neighboring peaks
  • Landing at Syangboche and having breakfast celebrating the magnificent mountain panorama

Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours With Landing is a spectacular tour to Everest Region by flight. It replaces the major trekking and tours in the Everest region namely: Everest Base Camp Trek and Gokyo- Chola Pass- Everest Base Camp Trek. There is no age bar for doing Everest Heli Tour. Flying in the helicopter in the open sky and witnessing giant lakes, glaciers, and mountain peaks including Mt. Everest, the top of the world is absolutely stunning.

Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours With Landing is notably popular among tourists who really want to capture Mt. Everest, the top of the world without any effort in trekking along the off-the-beaten trail in the mountain in Everest Region in Nepal. They can escape adventurous trekking to Everest Base Camp and they go by flight.

Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours With Landing is operated by many reliable airlines in Nepal. We begin dis heli tour with a helicopter from Kathmandu airport early in the morning at around 5.30-6. Then, we begin to soar up in the open sky viewing the entire Kathmandu valley and mountain summits to the north. First, we witness Ganesh Himal, Langtang Range and we further fly to the Khumbu region.

Now, the giant peaks in the Everest region begin to loom which stun our eyes and the cameras as well. The glaciers, freshwater lakes, and magnificent mountain range will fully enjoy us. Most significantly, we were astonished to witness Mt. Everest, the top of the world.

Before we head to Kalapatthar, we get equipped at Syangboche. Now, we fly to Kalapatthar and spend some time capturing awe-inspiring views. Then, we fly to Gokyo Lake and experience tranquil freshwater lakes in higher elevations. We explore these lakes and finally fly back to Kathmandu.

Normally, the Everest helicopter flies from Kathmandu Airport to Lukla if it requires fueling or needs to pick up some more passengers, then, flies above Gokyo Lake and Gokyo Valley, and finally, to Everest base camp or Kalapatthar depending on weather or tourist’s interest and back via Shyangbuche. Talking about the timing, it takes around 3 to 4 hours including a fueling break and light breakfast at Syangboche.

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Day 01:Fly from Kathmandu To Lukla for fueling. And Landing At Kalapattar
Fly from Kathmandu To Lukla for fueling. And Landing At Kalapattar

Your local partner will let you know when to rise in the morning. Accordingly, they will come to pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport. Now, you will undertake your flight. First, we head to the Langtang Himalayan range and take a turn and fly to Lukla. We land at Lukla Airport and fill in the fuel. Also, if anybody wants a helicopter tour from Lukla, and if it is adjustable, we pick up them.

Fly from Lukla to Everest Base Camp and land at the best place at Kalapathar or Everest Base Camp depending on the weather or your interest in the picture.

Initially, we fly above Namche and fly to Gokyo. We can see the incredible Gokyo Valley and Gokyo Lake along with mighty mountain summits. Finally, we fly to either Everest Base Camp or Kalapatthar. Actually, the majority of the tourists love to land at Kalapatthar and we do the same. Kalapatthar is higher than Everest Base Camp and has a better viewpoint for capturing Everest and other neighboring summits. So, we land at Kalapatthar and spend around 20 minutes capturing the views of Pumori, Mt. Everest, Loa Tse, Nuptse, and many other incredible mountain summits.

Fly from Kalapathar to Syangboche, land there, and Have breakfast

It is not good to spend a long time at a higher elevation, so, we fly down to Syangboche. We land there and have light snacks or breakfast. We spend around half an hour here. You still can capture mesmerizing views of the mountains from Syangboche.

Fly from Syangboche to Lukla for Refueling and Fly back to Kathmandu.

Now, we fly down to Lukla for fuelling. We spend 10-15 minutes here and finally fly to Kathmandu. Land at Kathmandu airport and drive to the hotel.

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  • Everest Region
  • 5200m

What to Expect

  • All Airport Pickup and Drop On Arrival day and On Heli Tour Day and Departure Day.
  • The Heli Tour Will Be Sharing Basis. So there is 5 seated on Sharing Basis.
  • Heli Tour Fare according to the Flight Duration on a day ride.
  • Visa of Nepal And Your Travel Insurance
  • Hotel if necessary can arrange on arrival.
  • Everest National Park Fees me.e Rs 3000 or 30$
  • Kathmandu Airport Tax 3$
  • Breakfast, Any Drinks in The  Mountain

Useful Info

Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours with Landing From Lukla

Some people prefer to do Everest Heli Tour from Lukla. there are two reasons: the first one is they want to avoid the helicopter cost from Kathmandu to Lukla, and the second one is they are in Everest Base Camp Trek or in any kind of tour in the Everest region. You are benefited in two ways in you do Everest Heli Tour from Lukla. First, you are going to pay less, and second, you can still explore Lukla and other places of the Everest region after you're Everest Heli Tour and finally take a regular Lukla- Kathmandu flight.

Are Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours Landing a Private Tour?

It can also be private but now always. It means, if you want only, you're own family or friends on the tour not exceeding 5 people or 250 kgs, it will be your private tour. But, if you are two/ three, or singular, you can join with other people. You can pay the entire cost of the helicopter and make it private too. It depends on you.

How long is Everest Heli Tour?

Everest Heli Tour lasts a maximum of 3 hrs. We spend this time fueling, landing at Kalapatthar, capturing the views, having light snacks or breakfast at Syangboche, and flying back to Kathmandu. Sometimes, if the weight exceeds, then, the pilot will do a shuttle flight too.

Can we do Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours Landing from Lukla and any other places in the Everest region?

Yes, definitely, you can do Everest Tour from any place you like in the Everest region like Lukla, Namche, and Tengboche. If you are on the trek and want to experience the Everest Helicopter tour, you can do it.

How long do we land at Kalapatthar?

We land at Kalapatthar for a maximum of 20 minutes. This time is for capturing mesmerizing views of mountain summits including Mt. Everest, the top of the world. We shouldn’t spend long hours at Kalapatthar because there is a threat of altitude sickness.

How safe are Everest Heli Tour 4 Hours With Landing?

Yes, it is safe. The pilots are experienced and the condition helicopter is checked properly before it takes off. Also, weight is taken and if the weather is bad, then, the flight is either postponed or canceled. No new and inexperienced pilots are allowed to fly to the Everest region.



What is the Everest Heli tour with landing?

The Everest Heli tour with landing is a thrilling helicopter flight over the gorgeous scenery of Nepal's Everest region. During this tour, the helicopter lands at a designated location, allowing you to experience the magnificent views and explore the surroundings.

How long does the Everest Heli tour with landing last?

The Everest Heli tour with landing typically lasts for around 4 hours. This includes the time spent flying to and from the landing site, as well as the duration of the landing itself.

What is the best season for a Heli tour in Nepal?

The finest months for the Everest helicopter tour are often March-April and October-November, but this tour is also available in February, June, April, May, and December.

How are the weather and temperature on tour?

The weather in the mountains is difficult to forecast. The nights are normally cold, whereas the days are usually warm. Temperatures could range from 20 degrees Celsius to -15 degrees Celsius.

Where does the helicopter land during the tour?

The landing spot for the Everest Heli tour may differ based on weather and other variables. However, popular landing sites include Kalapatthar, Everest Base Camp, and other scenic spots that offer panoramic views of the Himalayas.

What can I expect during the landing?

During the landing, you will have the opportunity to step out of the helicopter and explore the surroundings. You can take in the awe-inspiring views, capture memorable photographs, and immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Everest region.

Can I trek to Everest Base Camp during the landing?

No, the landing itself does not allow enough time for trekking to Everest Base Camp. However, you will have a close-up view of the base camp and the surrounding peaks from the landing site.

Is there an age limit for the tour?

While there are no age restrictions, participants should be in good physical and mental health. Before engaging in any high-altitude activity, always consult with your doctor.

How many passengers can the helicopter carry?

The capacity of the helicopter is determined by the type of aircraft utilized. Helicopters used for Everest Heli excursions typically seat 4 to 6 persons, including the pilot.

Do I need to make a reservation ahead of time?

Yes, making a reservation ahead of time is essential to ensure your position. Everest Heli trips are in high demand, and supply may be restricted, particularly during peak tourist seasons. The easiest way to book your journey is to contact a reputable tour operator or travel agency.

Is there any weight limit for passengers?

Yes, there is usually a weight limit imposed by the helicopter operator to ensure the safety and balance of the aircraft. The weight restriction may differ based on the helicopter and trip operator. It's essential to provide accurate weight information while making your reservation.

How high does the chopper fly during the Everest helicopter tour?

Everest helicopter flight begins at 2,800 meters and ascends  4,200 meters before landing at 5450 meters. If there is no wind, the helicopter can fly up to 7000 meters in some spots.

What should I bring for the tour?

It's best to dress in layers because the weather in the Everest region can change quickly. Bring warm clothing, sturdy footwear, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a camera to capture the stunning vistas. It's also recommended to carry some snacks and water.

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