Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour In September

  • Last Updated on Apr 24, 2024

everest helicopter tour in septemberEverest Base Camp is located at an elevation of 5364m ( 17,598 ft) and is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the Himalayas. One of the magical experiences that this tour offers is the view of stunning mountains and sunlight hitting the snow-capped mountain, making it turn golden.

The major highlights of the tour are the aerial views of unique landscapes and mesmerizing views of the gigantic Khumbu icefall and glaciers. The captivating landscapes and the panoramic view of the glacier are absolutely phenomenal to witness.

Travelers have described the experience of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour as the experience of a lifetime. Witnessing the beauty of the unique local culture, the panoramic vistas, the beautiful mountain villages, and the dense, lush forests enhance the experience of the travelers.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour provides an excellent opportunity for those who find it difficult to walk but are interested in experiencing the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas conveniently.

Trekking through the trail takes numerous days and can also be physically demanding while the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers you a chance to witness the sight of stunning mountains in a day which can be the best choice for those who are short on time.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the perfect choice for adventure lovers as well as nature lovers which presents you a chance to witness the tranquil beauty of the region and ensures you the best adventure of your lifetime.

You can witness the closest view of Mount Everest (8848.86)m, Nuptse (7861)m, Makalu (8,485)m,Lhotse (8516)m, Kanchenjunga (8586)m, Ama Dablam ( 6812)m, Cho Oyu ( 8188)m, Gaurishanker (7134)m, Melung-Tse (7181)m and other beautiful surrounding peaks in a single day.

This extraordinary adventure will allow you to feel a deep connection with nature making your journey joyful and rewarding. The small villages and the terraced farms are visible from your flight which is one of the major attractions of the tour. The helicopter journey is thrilling as well as invigorating. Flying above the majestic Mt. Everest and witnessing the scenic beauty will mesmerize you and enrich your experience further. 

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Highlights of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest Base Camp Private Helicopter Tour Nepal 2022/2023

  • Stunning views of scenic landscapes.
  • Closest view of Khumbu IceFall
  • Majestic view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Island Peak, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu Thamserku, and other surrounding peaks.
  • The beautiful views of mountain villages, monasteries, and colorful prayer flags.
  • The mesmerizing view of the Himalayan beauty from the Everest View Hotel.
  • Glimpses of wild species like Red Panda, Snow Leopard, and many more.
  • Outstanding view of Himalayan Ranges.
  • Magnificent views of the beautiful Valleys.
  • Aerial view of Everest Base Camp
  • A glimpse of the Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Break Fast in Everest View Hotel.
  • Guidance from the friendly and professional staff.

Some facts about the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  • The maximum flight hours is 4-5 hours.
  • The flight can accommodate 2 to 5 passengers.
  • The tour starts from Kathmandu ( Tribhuvan International Airport) and stops at Lulka for refueling where you can also get a glimpse of Sherpa culture and lifestyle.
  • Fly over to the Khumbu Icefall and Kala Patthar.
  • The highest landing spot, Kala Patthar stands at an elevation of 5644m.
  • Stop at Everest View Hotel for breakfast and stunning views.
  • Stop at Lulka for refueling and fly back to Kathmandu.

Why Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing Package and Cost 2022/2023

Enchanting  Views

The thrilling Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour offers the enchanting views of the majestic snow covered mountains, beautiful villages and  lush forests making your journey visually pleasing where you get to experience this wonderful magic through aerial perspective. You will also get a glimpse of the beautiful Sagarmatha National Park which is full of glaciers, beautiful valleys and trails.  

Time Saving tour

As trekking through trails takes a lot of time, helicopter tours are time saving compared to trekking as it allows you to enjoy the beautiful scenery in a single day.  The tour is very time efficient and suitable for all types of travelers especially those who have a very limited time. 

Suitable for all groups

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is suitable for all age groups. There is no age limit for taking this tour, and can be joined by anyone who wants to experience the surreal beauty of the himalayas.  

Scenic and Thrilling Adventure 

The Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour provides breathtaking scenery of the mountains. It is truly a blend of the scenic and thrilling adventure. Observing the sight of the mountains as close as possible through the flight is an unforgettable experience that makes your journey exciting, thrilling and rewarding. 

Possibility of wildlife encounters

The possibility of encountering such species is rare from the helicopter but if you are lucky enough you may get a chance to spot which will definitely add charm to your tour.

Easy Access

Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is the easiest and shortest way to Everest Base Camp. It is not physically demanding which saves your time and energy. It is accessible to every travel lover despite the physical ability and is very safe too which makes the journey comfortable and enjoyable. The facilities provided are all top notch which uplifts your spirits and your hearts will be filled with joy.

Why opt for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour in September?

Clear Visibility and Stunning View

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is available the whole time of the year. The autumn and Spring seasons are the most favorable time for taking the helicopter tour. However, the best month to witness the crystal clear view is the month of September. It is extremely important to be well informed about the climatic conditions for experiencing an enjoyable tour.

The favorable temperature and the clear weather of the spring month of September certainly rewards you with the best aerial tour ever. In September, the days are usually sunny and nights are cool, making it very suitable for helicopter tours. In this month you can witness the mesmerizing views of the snow-capped mountains at its finest. You will also get to witness the blooming Rhododendron in the hills.

You will also be able to capture the best photographs of the surroundings as well as get a chance to witness the clear sky and excellent visibility. The moderate and stable weather ensures an enjoyable experience. The clear visibility and stunning views create a lifelong rewarding experience.

Vibrant atmosphere

During the autumn season, especially the month of September, there are many tourists. As it is peak season, the atmosphere is very vibrant, energetic, and lively. You can get a chance to get to know people and also socialize with them sharing their experiences and insights. You will also get to witness the local culture, warm hospitality and generosity of Sherpas. The colorful prayer flags and the unique lifestyle of the locals are very fascinating. It is an excellent opportunity for those travelers who are very much interested in meeting people,interacting with them and getting a different perspective on life.


The helicopter tour should always be taken only considering your safety. As safety is always a big issue in the mountain regions, choosing the right time for the tour is the most important. The climate in the mountain region fluctuates from time to time. The weather is usually clear in September, and it is a peak season too making it the best month to opt for the EBC helicopter tour.

All safety measures are taken beforehand. The helicopters are regulated and well maintained. You will be well guided about the safety measures that need to be taken during the tour. The brief detail will be provided by the staff, so it is essential to follow every instruction provided to you for ensuring the comfortable journey.

Safety Precautions to be taken for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  • Fasten the seat belt.
  • Learn about the emergency exits.
  • Follow all  the safety instructions provided by the staff. 
  • Don’t  try to stand from your seat during the flight. 
  • Put your phone on the flight mode.
  • Follow the instructions of the guide and staff. 
  • Make sure to familiarize yourself with guidelines about  the weight restrictions.
  • Stay hydrated, good hydration is essential. 
  • Learn about acclimatization. 
  • It is advisable to not drink and smoke inside the helicopter during the tour. 
  • Inform the crew immediately if you feel any kind of uneasiness. 
  • Do not exchange your seats during the flight.

Weather and Temperature of EBC in September

Weather and Temperature of EBC in September

The weather plays a significant role in ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey. The helicopter tour is highly dependent upon the weather conditions. The weather conditions in September are very stable and visibility is clear making it the perfect month to embark on this scenic adventure. 

The temperature in September is around 10° C  to 20° C during the day time. The days are usually sunny which allows you to witness the spectacular views of the peaks making September the ideal time for the helicopter tour. 

The magnificent views of the sunlight which turns golden and the beautiful view of sunset is one of the major attractions that the autumn season of September offers. The enchanting view of the surrounding landscapes that you can witness is mesmerizing. The clear sky and the moderate temperature will make your journey memorable and impactful as there will be no stress from the foggy weather making it the most secure time to embark on your journey.

List of the Essentials for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

List of the Essentials for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  • Windproof Jacket
  • Comfortable Hiking Boots or footwear
  • Warm Hat
  • Reusable Water Bottles and Energy Snacks
  • Lip Balm
  • Sunscreen to protect yourself from sunburn
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • First aid kit
  • Tissue Paper
  • Ear plugs
  • Passport
  • Mobile and Camera
  • Cash
  • Long sleeves clothes
  • Personal medications
  • Layered dress

Time Schedule of Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour and flight duration

  • Kathmandu to Lukla (40- 45 minutes)
  • Lukla to Everest Base Camp (Kala Patthar) and return to Pheriche (15-20 minutes)
  • Pheriche to Everest View Hotel (10 minutes) Breakfast time (50 minutes- 1 hour)
  • Fly back to Lukla ( 15 minutes)
  • Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (45-50 minutes)


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    Outline itinerary of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour in September

    • Fly from Kathmandu  to Lukla 
    • Lukla to Pheriche
    •  Pheriche to Kala Patthar ( Fly over from EBC and fly back to Pheriche
    • Pheriche to Everest View Hotel
    • Fly back to Lukla ( 15 minutes) 
    • Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (45-50 minutes)

    Detailed Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour in September

    Detailed Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour in September

    Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla 

    Flight Duration : (40-45) minutes

    You will take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, which offers the breathtaking sights of the rolling hills, rivers and beautiful village. It will take around 40- 45 minutes to reach Lukla airport. Your eyes will be blessed witnessing the sights of cascading waterfalls and terrace farming in the hills. After rewarding you with the beautiful sceneries through the flight, the helicopter will make a smooth landing in Lukla for refueling. You can explore the nearby areas and use the time for refreshment. 

    Fly from Lukla to Pheriche 

    After refueling the helicopter you will fly from Lukla to Pheriche. Pheriche is a popular destination where trekkers acclimatize before ascending to the high altitude zones. You can witness the stunning landscapes of the Khumbu region and the beautiful view of the remote villages from your flight. The scenery of deep valleys and lush green hills will elevate your sightseeing experience. 

    Fly from Pheriche to Kala Patthar ( Fly over from EBC) and fly back to Pheriche

    Kala Patthar (5644) meters is the famous view point which offers panoramic views of Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori and many more. Flying over the base camp you will get the opportunity of witnessing unparalleled views of the iconic peaks. The sight of the beautiful Namche Bazaar will captivate your heart with its enchanting aesthetics. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You can also see the routes of Everest Base Camp through the flight. The fly over from EBC  and Kala Patthar is one of the most thrilling and exciting parts of this tour. After admiring the views for a time being, we will return back to Pheriche to continue our journey to the Everest view hotel.            

    Fly from Pheriche to Everest View Hotel 

    Having a delicious breakfast in Everest View Hotel is one of the major highlights of the EBC helicopter tour. We will fly from Pheriche and reach Everest View Hotel within 10 minutes. You will get to witness the mesmerizing view of the snow-clad peaks from the hotel.You will get glimpses of many monasteries and Namche Village from the hotel. The extraordinary service and warm hospitality of the staff will further add warmth to your journey. Having breakfast surrounded by the tranquil atmosphere and stunning vistas will further elevate your experience. 

    Fly back to Lukla

    After enjoying a delicious breakfast in one of the most beautiful hotels of the world we will now fly back to Lukla to refuel the helicopter. The scenic flight will continue till the end where your eyes will  be blessed by the views of stunning snow capped peaks. After landing in Lukla, you get some time until the helicopter gets refueled. You can take your time to admire the views and surroundings of the beautiful himalayan region before getting back in the helicopter for your return to Kathmandu. 

    Lukla to Kathmandu

    It takes about 40- 45 minutes to reach Kathmandu from Lukla. The scenic flight will still reward you with the beautiful and stunning sights of the rolling hills, waterfalls and rivers. The view of hills and valleys keep appearing, captivating you until you reach Kathmandu Airport. Kathmandu is the last stop of the tour. Our team will drive you back to the hotel. Even though the tour has concluded your heart will be full of emotions and joy because of the breathtaking sceneries that you witnessed and the  unforgettable memories you have made during the tour. 

    Some Important Notes about the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    Some Important Notes about the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

    • The maximum weight limit of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is 500 kg i.e. maximum of five people.

    • As the mountain region needs clear weather for flights to run smoothly there may be delays in flights considering the state of weather.

    • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is suitable for every age group. 

    • The oxygen cylinder will be available in a helicopter.   



    Born in Lalitpur district of Nepal, he completed his study in management from Tribhuwan University in 2001, he got an opportunity to work in the tourism sector of Nepal that was also related to trekking and traveling.