Everest Breakfast Helicopter Tour

Everest Breakfast Helicopter Tour

  • Duration4 Hours
  • Trip GradeEasy

About Everest Breakfast Helicopter Tour

"A delicious breakfast with heavenly views of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains in one of the extreme parts of Earth is what the Everest breakfast helicopter tour offers. Not even a one-day trip, you get to immerse into the wonders of the Himalayas during the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour in Nepal."

We, Nepal Dream, have designed this magical Everest breakfast helicopter tour package to take you to the Khumbu region, where the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,849 m), is situated. Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp helicopter is an effortless and comfortable trip to the Everest Base Camp (5,364 m) and Kala Patthar (5,644 m). Hard to believe, right? 

Unlike the Everest Base Camp trek, you do not have to limit your dream of traveling in the Everest region because of the long, difficult trek during the Everest breakfast helicopter tour. Moreover, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight is the perfect package for travelers with limited time, old age, and health issues to explore the Khumbu region and live their Himalayan dream.

Our Everest Base Camp helicopter tour also has landings at Kala Patthar/EBC and Syangboche Airstrip (3,780 m). These are the two major landing spots during the helicopter tour. Apart from these places, we also land at Lukla airport (2,860 m) to refuel the helicopter and optional landing at Pheriche (4,371 m), depending upon the group size. 

As per the guidelines from Pheriche above, we can only fly with the 250 kgs weight of the passenger. Therefore, we add a chopper if the weight surpasses 250 kgs at Pheriche. The participants have to bear the charge of additional helicopters. 

Views during Everest Base Camp helicopter tour in Nepal

Not many people get to witness the dramatic aerial panorama of the eight-thousanders mountains like Everest (8,849 m), Makalu (8,463 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Cho Oyu (8,188 m), and Kanchenjunga (8,586 m). The Everest breakfast helicopter tour with landing allows travelers to have up-close views of these giant mountains in a blink of an eye. 

The tour also offers breathtaking aerial views of many other mountains like Island Peak (6,160 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Gauri Sankar (7,134 m), Nuptse (7,861 m), Pumori (7,161 m), Thamserku (6,608 m), Baruntse (7,162 m), etc. 

From the very beginning of the helicopter tour, you get rewarded with sensational landscapes and scenery changes as you fly further towards the Khumbu region. The helicopter flight goes over picturesque Sherpa villages and dense forests. Likewise, you will be flying over the notorious Khumbu Glacier and the Everest Base Camp.

Apart from the Everest breakfast helicopter tour, we offer other tailor-made helicopter tours in Nepal too. You can fly solo or in a group to EBC with us. We guarantee safe flight and the best Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour price with no hidden charges. 

To know more about the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour package, you can talk to us anytime at our given contact info. We are taking both late and early bookings for the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour 2022/2023.

Good to Know

  • Short 4 hours helicopter tour in the Himalayas, perfect for everyone
  • Reach the Everest Base Camp, lap of Mt. Everest, in a matter of a few minutes
  • Land at Lukla, Kala Patthar, and Syangboche Airstrip
  • Fly over Sherpa settlement areas, alpine rivers, dense forests, and verdant valleys
  • Get close up views of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains
  • Fly over the Khumbu Glacier and enjoy stunning landscapes throughout the helicopter tour
  • Have a delicious breakfast in the Everest View Hotel before returning back
  • Safe flight guaranteed with the best price and service


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5:30 AM - You will meet with our guide at your hotel. The guide will take you to Tribhuvan Domestic Airport for your scheduled flight. 

6:00 AM - You will arrive at the airport for the scheduled flight. The captains will guide you through some safety protocols to follow during the helicopter ride before entering the helicopter.

6:30 AM - You will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, which will take about 45 minutes. You will be rewarded with the view of Kathmandu Valley, lush green hills, and scenic landscapes during this flight.

7:30 AM - Once you land at Lukla, you will take a short 15 minutes break to refuel the helicopter for the next flight to Everest Base Camp. You will have time to enjoy the sights of the Himalayas surrounding Lukla village. Eye-catching views of snow-clad mountain peaks like Mt. Thamserku (6,608 m) and Mt. Kangtega (6,685 m) is seen from Lukla.

08.00 AM - You fly again to Everest Base Camp after taking a rest at Lukla. During the flight, the helicopter passes through mountains and green hills. Before reaching Kalapathar, you continue your flight over Everest Base Camp and Khumbu Glacier. 

08: 30 AM - During the helicopter tour, you witness breathtaking views of some of the world's highest peaks, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Pumori, after landing at Kala Patthar (5,545 m). After stopping for 10 minutes at Kala Patthar, you will fly towards Everest Base Camp and fly back to Everest View Hotel for breakfast.

09:00 AM - After enjoying breakfast with the amazing view of the Himalayas, you will fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter. On the 45-minute flight, you can see gorgeous landscapes and close mountains views. 

10.00 AM - You will arrive at the airport and then transfer to your hotel.

  • MealsBreakfast
  • Max. Altitude5,644 m
  • Duration4-5 hours

Useful Information

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Best Time

In October and November (autumn), you can see the best views of the snow-clustered Himalayan mountains. The weather is cool, giving you a crystal clear view of the mountains during the Everest breakfast helicopter tour. These two months have the ideal weather for traveling in the Himalayas. 

With that being said, we also want you to know that the weather in the Himalayas can be unpredictable, so it is wise to be prepared for any kind of situation. As the monsoon washes off all the pollution, and autumn begins with crisps air & undisrupted mountain views. 

In addition to being the most stable month, autumn is also the most suitable time for an Everest Base Camp helicopter tour because of the festivity of the locals. There is a rare chance of cancellation of flights during this time as the weather is clear. 

You will not only get to see clear mountains during the heli ride but also incredible landscapes, icefalls, and glaciers. Apart from autumn, you can also do the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour with landing in spring (March to April) and winter (December to February). In winter, there can be flight delays.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing Difficulty 

Everest Base Camp helicopter tour in Nepal is the easiest trip you can take in the Himalayas. The tour does not involve any difficulty walking or long time commitment. It is a short 4 hours program. One can do the Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight tour without any concern about previous experience and preparation.

Altitude Sickness

The Everest Base Camp is at an altitude of 5,364 meters above sea level. The basecamp Everest is not the highest point during the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour. It's Kala Patthar (5,644 m). This elevation has a higher chance of altitude sickness. Most people may not have experienced this much elevation in their entire life.

If your body suddenly sees a dramatic altitude change, then acute mountain sickness (altitude sickness) can occur due to a lack of oxygen. In this attitude, your body goes through many changes. Everyone reacts differently at different altitudes. You can experience rapid and deep breathing too. 

We have precisely designed our Everest Base Camp helicopter tour itinerary, so you do not have to worry about altitude sickness during the helicopter tour. On top of that, we always carry an oxygen cylinder inside the helicopter and first aid to ensure the safety of our guests. 

Safety Rules

Here are some of the safety rules that you need to follow during the Everest Base Camp breakfast helicopter tour with us: 

  • You need to pay close attention to the captain during the briefing session. The captain will explain when and how you will exit/enter the aircraft and whether you can move around or not. 
  • You can only approach the helicopter once the captain gives the signal in a way that has been informed to you during the briefing. You should never approach the helicopter from behind. 
  • You must secure all your belongings like sunglasses. If an item is blown away, you cannot chase after it. 
  • You are not allowed to smoke within 50 feet of the aircraft.
  • You are supposed to exit the helicopter once the pilot says it is safe to exit. 
  • You should act responsibly inside the aircraft and encourage your friends to do the same. 

Follow these safety rules and follow the instructions of the captain, and you should have a safe flight with a lot of fun and excitement. 

Covid-19 Precautions

As part of Covid-19, we've made several adjustments to ensure we have time for extra cleanings, such as limiting the number of tours, group sizes, and schedules. We sanitize the aircraft between tours. For more information, please see below, and if you have any questions, please reach out to us!

  • All of our crew members have received Covid-19 vaccines and are regularly checked.
  • We clean the aircraft thoroughly after each use and sanitize it properly.
  • The participants have to be vaccinated to join the helicopter tour. 

Booking & Payment

Booking and reserving are easy with us. Our company is authorized to exchange foreign currency and accepts cash, bank transfers, and credit cards (any). You can transfer funds for the EBC helicopter tour to our account directly as well. If you pay with a credit card, an extra 4% bank charge will be charged by the financial institution authorities. 

To book your Everest Base Camp Breakfast Heli tour, you have to make advance payment through any suitable payment system. You must pay at least 50% in advance to confirm your trip. 

Cancellation and Refund 

Cancellations are free before 50 days. We will charge a 20% cancellation charge before 40-50 days, a 30% cancellation charge between 30-40 days, and a 50% cancellation charge at the last minute. If the trip is canceled due to adverse weather, the full amount will be charged. 


The weather in the Himalayas is hard to predict, especially at the higher altitudes. During the monsoon season, the weather is not clear due to fog and clouds. In this case, the flight might get affected. If the flights are canceled or delayed due to bad weather conditions, your money will be refunded as per our refund policy. 

Packing List

Below are some usual things that travelers need during the Everest Breakfast helicopter tour. Our representative will help you assist in the packing before the journey. The packing list includes the following: 

  • Windproof down jacket
  • Base layer proper clothing
  • Comfortable shoes and warm socks
  • Sun hat
  • UV protection goggles
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Toiletries (tissue paper, sunscreen, lip balm, etc)
  • Camera
  • Your passport and other essential documents

*Note: Make sure to wear and carry high SPF sunscreen as UV radiation increases at a high altitude. Your packing list will also depend on the seasons and weather conditions. If you are planning the Everest Base Camp heli tour in December and January, you will need more warm clothes.

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