When to go Everest Helicopter Tour to See The Best View

  • Ram Khadka
  • Feb 5, 2023

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The Everest base camp helicopter tour is a scenic and thrilling tour in the high Himalayas. It is best to know the best months for the Everest helicopter tour and the climatic conditions for different months.

The best viewing experience of Everest is during Autumn and Spring. During winter, the Everest Base Camp helicopter tour is doable. December, January, and February are the best winter months for the one-day Everest base camp helicopter tour. Wintry snow covering the mountains makes the landscape even more tempting.

Autumn is the best time for Mount Everest Base Camp helicopter tour or Everest Base Camp trekking. The bright sun and clear weather make the landscape enticing with a Bird's eye view of the Everest landscape.

Rhododendron blossoms and green leaves make Spring months the best time of the year. Everest region temperature in March and April reaches 15 degrees Celsius during the day. But, the morning and night temperature falls significantly. The visibility during spring makes the sightseeing experience remarkable.

The regular Everest base camp helicopter flight in the Autumn and Spring months stops with the monsoon. The clouds and rains ruin the views. As a sightseer, it is not what you wish on your tour.

The sun shines brighter, clouds vanish, and the weather clears on monsoon days. Travellers plan for an Everest base camp helicopter tour on such a perfect day.

December, January, and February in the Himalayas are freezing. People frequently wish for a winter Everest base camp trek for 7 days, but the severe cold makes walking difficult. For Everest tours during winter, due to extreme cold, travellers prefer helicopter tours. From our long outing experience, people love going to Everest Base Camp helicopter tours in winter as in autumn and spring.

Autumn is the festive month in Nepal. Being a tourist, you can enjoy the festive days with a fantastic Everest sightseeing excursion by taking one day Everest helicopter tour. EBC luxury helicopter flight in winter is a sublime one-day Himalayas experience.

Cost of Everest base camp helicopter tour 

The Everest helicopter flight tour is the most affordable tour package. The flight cost depends on the number of passengers flying.

Everest base camp on a private helicopter flight is a luxury flight. It is for people who don't want to share the tour with strangers but with their loved ones. It is a bit more expensive than a shared flight, but the private space and comfort make it the best. For the best viewing experience, you can desire a seat either in the front or by the window.

Also, the peak season and off-season vary the price for Everest base camp helicopter flights. Due to many groups flying to Everest in peak season, you may get a lower flight cost. But, in the off-season and with fewer travellers, Everest helicopter flight cost increases. Further, your urgency also makes the flight expensive.

Everest Base Camp helicopter tour: Private and Group Sharing

Tourists often think Everest Base Camp in a helicopter is expensive. But, your flight preference determines the cost of the trip. On sharing, the maximum flight cost is $1050 and a minimum of $950. If you wish for a private Everest base camp helicopter flight, the fare lowers to $850.

Let’s dive into the cost of sharing and private Everest helicopter flights and how suitable these are for your Everest tour.

Ram Khadka

Ram Khadka

15 years of experience in Nepal Himalaya and worked as a trekking guide for 10 years. Managing Director at Sublime Trails Pvt. Ltd.