Breakfast in Kathmandu & Lunch in The Everest

Duration: 1 Day   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Transport: By Air
  • Group Size: 2+
  • Max Elevation: 5560 m
  • Private Heli Tour: US$ 5600

1 Day Breathtaking Everest Base Camp tour in a Helicopter- High Flying- Adventurous- Mountain Glimpses

Did you ever dream of encircling the iconic Himalayas up above the clouds? Do you want to experience the adventurous thrills of being close to the legendry Mount Everest? If that’s so than our 1 day Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is the best for you.

This spectacularly adventurous helicopter tour begins from Kathmandu. The moment you get airlifted off the ground scenic glimpses take your breath away. Crossing various landscapes, lush vegetation and towering mountainous backdrop you will reach as far as Lukla. Being seated near the window gives you incredible close up view of the entire Himalayan range and of course the Everest Base Camp.  From here we get to admire the stunning views of the Khumbu Glacier. We halt at Kala patthar and witness the one of finest panoramic views of the entire Everest region and other towering peaks. Next we fly to Syangboche and spend few minutes for refreshing ourselves taking good look at the mountains. After having got exciting glimpses and memories of the mountains we fly back to Lukla and then to Kathmandu.

This hovering helicopter tour to the Everest Base Camp is one for a kind experience like nowhere else. Shepherd Holidays offers you with a chance to make history and witness the snowcapped mountains, but make memories of a lifetime as well.

Best Seasons to travel

The best time to operate this tour is from September to April.  Spring and autumn are Nepal's popular tourist seasons, and a helicopter day trip in the winter guarantees clearer splendid view of the majestic mountains. The wet monsoon season of   June, July and August are not suitable for flying such an altitude.


  • A scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Bedazzled by the breathtaking views of snowcapped mountain peaks.
  • Get Exciting close up views of the majestic Mount Everest Base Camp.
  • Fly over the Everest Base Camp to Kala Patthar for magnificent views of the entire Everest mountain vistas
  • Eagle eye views of the entire Himalayan range above and of Kathmandu valley down below


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Our Airport handling staff will receive you in the airport and transfer to your hotel. You can take a rest in your hotel and prepare to visit the Everest. 

  • Accommodation: 5 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu

You will be picked up from your hotel at the wee hours in the morning, and will be transferred to the domestic terminal of the airport. The tour leader will provide you with some important tips regarding the Everest Base Camp Himalayan tour and what to expect.

Fly up into the sky towards Mount Everest:

Hovering amidst clouds onto the top of world with excellent Himalayan panoramic views is a life changing experience of 1 hour. As you encircle the mountain like a bird you get view the world’s highest Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Khumbu Glacier, and others.

Fly back to Kathmandu and drive to the hotel:

Once your adrenaline pumping aerial journey is completed, we fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival our airport representative will greet you at the arrival gate and then you will be safely transferred to your hotel.

  • Accommodation: 5 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu
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What to Expect

  • All Airport pick-up and drop-off by a private vehicle
  • An exciting 4-5 hours helicopter flight to the Everest region
  • All types of National Park fee
  • 20 minutes halt for taking breakfast in Syangboche
  • All government and local taxes
  • Emergency oxygen is available inside the helicopter. (You need to pay extra for personally using the oxygen outside the helicopter)

Entry Visa, International air ticket

Food & Accomodation

Personal Expenses 


Useful Information

Important Information- Acclimatization

Kindly note that:  This is the helicopter tour which will be touching altitudes in the range of 5560 m in a matter of hours. So it is likely that you might get Acute Mountain Sickness, hence we should take precautions and be careful. You should carry Diamox tablet with you as a precautionary requirement, and also consult your doctor for being on this trip prior confirmation.