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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Return Trek – 7 Days Trip Start/End : Kathmandu - Kathmandu Trip Grade : Moderate Best Season : N / A

Price $ 2100 $ 1890

Duration 7 Days

Elevation 5364 m

Accomodation Hotel

Transportation N / A

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Return Trek Description

Everest Base Camp Helicopter return Trek is especially for those who have a very short time for trekking but a burning desire to observe the beauty of M.t Everest. Everest Base Camp (EBC) is the dream destination of many trekkers around the world. EBC helicopter return trek is a challenging trek full of adventure and extraordinary fun. In a matter of minutes, you’ll be at the base of Mount Everest during this helicopter trek. The landing spot of the base camp offers a panoramic view of Lhotse, and Nuptse, along with other towering summits and glaciers.

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are ideal for trekking to Everest Base Camp by Helicopter return. There is less probability of rain during these seasons and humidity levels are low. At a high altitude of EBC ( around 5364 m), Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) can be seen in people to prevent the problem, one must retrace their step down to recover. Everest Base Camp helicopter return trek might not be perfect for all but it is definitely for those who are physically fit and have an experience in hiking. Everest Base Camp Trek is for those people who do not have much time to spend and want to reach the base camp of the world’s highest peaks. It is possible to either purchase the vacation package or arrive in Nepal independently and just come and trek with us.

Flights are scheduled from Kathmandu’s airport in the morning when visuals are clear, the wind is light.  Everest base camp treks lead to Khumbu village which shows the real lifestyles of Sherpa and Tibetan Buddhism in the Himalayan culture of Nepal. During the EBC helicopter return trek, you will see the world heritage sites,  along the world-famous top adventure place on the earth Everest Base Camp, and the high mountains. The helicopter trek to EBC  is the most convenient and luxurious way to experience the awe-inspiring aerial views of lakes, Jiri Bazaar, Sherpa towns, and breathtaking scenery which can literally numb your sense with breathless admiration that beholds the eyes.

Everest Base Camp helicopter trek is the First choice of every adventure lover. One of the most famous trekking routes, Everest base camp is truly amazing you should not miss out on it.

Highlights of Everest Base camp Helicopter return Trek

  • Spectacular view of world’s highest mountains including M.t Everest.
  • Trek to the base of the world’s highest mountain M.t Everest.
  • Aerial view of beautiful rhododendron hills blooming with flowers.
  • Exploration of old culturally significant monasteries.
  • Explore the culture of Sherpa and ethnical settlements.
  • Trek is full of adventure and extraordinary fun.
  • Unforgettable Himalayan adventure trek with a local guide.
  • Hearty Breakfasts at the world’s highest hotel.

Outline Itinerary: 

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (30 min) and trek to Namche Bazaar

Day 3: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche -4 /6 hours

Day 4: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche -5/6 hours

Day 5: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche – 5/6 hours

Day 6: Trek from Lobuche to Everest base camp & trek back to Gorak Shep – 5/6 hours

Day 7: Hike to Kalapathar & Fly back to Lukla by helicopter (2804 m/ 9200 f.t) & fly back to Kathmandu (1320 m/4330 f.t)


USD 2100 USD 1890 Per Person

No. of People Price per person
1 - 1 USD 2100 USD 1890
2 - 4 USD 2040 USD 1830
5 - 8 USD 1980 USD 1770
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Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 2 Day 2 - fly from Kathmandu to Lukla & trek to Namche Bazaar:

A quick flight started from Kathmandu’s airport to Lukla, the gateway journey from where our treks begin. Lukla is a small town in the Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality of Solukhumbu district. Lukla means a place with many sheep and goats. Though Lukla is a small town it contains a variety of food shops, lodging, and catering service. The first view of the M.t Everest can be seen during the climb of Namche bazaar. Namche bazaar is popular among trekkers, especially for altitude acclimatization. Namche Bazaar is also the main trading center of this region

Day 3 Day 3 - Trek to Namche Bazaar to Tengboche :

On the second day early in the morning, we’ll be heading towards the Tengboche. From this, the difficult treks start. The distance from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche is 12 km. It is one of the most important acclimatization treks. Many people get headaches due to a lack of oxygen. But in some case, people might get several symptoms like vomiting or fainting

Day 4 Day 4 - Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche :

Today In the morning after having our morning breakfasts we‘ll be heading towards the Dingboche. The journey starts with the beautiful mountains in the background. After hiking 20 minutes from Tengboche a great view greets us. During the hike, we will stop at a hotel for Lunch. After having lunch we’ll continue our journey. We need to walk 400 meters to the valley floor before climbing meters up to Dingboche. After reaching Dingboche a much closer view of M.t Everest and M.t Lhotse can be seen. With the daylight fading, we’ll make our way down to Dingboche for a half-hour hike. We will be staying overnight at the Dingboche in the local guest house

Day 5 Day 5 - Trek from Dingboche to lobuche :

The trek offers us a mesmerizing view of the mountains. Waking up early and having early breakfast we’ll be heading towards the lobuche. The destination of the fourth day might be hectic but the views and the journey will refresh your mind. The distance from Dingboche to Lobuche is 12kms. This place is at an altitude of 4900m. From Dingboche, the trails headed to Khumbu valley. Lobuche is situated at the side of the Khumbu glacier.

Day 6 Day 6 - Trek from Lobuche to Everest base camp & trek back to Gorak Shep :

Today is the last day as well as a special day of a trek. Today you will be seeing the breathing-taking views of the M.t Everest. We will start our trek after having breakfast. Then we’ll be having our lunch at Gorak Shep. The trails leading to Gorak Shep are extremely beautiful. You will see lots of glaciers on the way. Once we reached there we will have our lunch and take a short rest there. After resting for a while we will be heading toward the EBC . After reaching there we will take a short break and enjoy the scenario .Then we will head back to Gorak Shep.

Day 7 Day 7 - Hike to kalapathar & helicopter fly back to lukla normal fly back to Kathmandu:

Kalapathar is one of the best viewpoints of the Everest region. The walk from Gorak Shep to Kalapathar is only 2 hours. The early morning walk to Kala Patthar is the most refreshing walk in the morning because we can observe their panoramic views with the sunrise of the snow-capped mountains. We will trek down to the Gorak Shep and have our breakfast then take a helicopter flight back to Lukla. Then we will take a normal flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla.

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Cost Info

What's Included

    • Airport pick up and drops international and domestic
    • Complete departure information, About trek, flight ticket, guide, altitude sickness and reconfirmation and extend visa service(if necessary) and extra tour service before the trek starting
    • 01 night 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast only for itinerary A.
    • Helicopter Flight from near Everest base camp to Lukla
    • Flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for member and involved staffs & only 15 Kg luggage allowed. (10 kg Big bag & 5 kg hand bag)
    • Private transportation pick up and drops
    • Best Lodge accommodation & full board meals throughout the trek.
    • breakfast, lunch and  dinner included chosen from lodge menu.
    • Twin share lodge accommodation during the trek.
    • As per group size; experience, government licence holder trek guide, helpful & friendly porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, transportation, accidental insurance for all staff.(1 assistant guide for 5 trekkers).
    • Warm Down jacket and seasonal sleeping bag will be provided during trekking (Down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after the trip).
    • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 03 passport size photos for permits).
    • Sagarmatha national park (Mt. Everest) trek permit fee .
    • Life Himalaya trekking bag/duffel bag, T-shirt and Everest base camp trail map.
    • First Aid kits, for the staffs and the groups including oxi-meter.
    • Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations .
    • Government taxes & office service charge.
    • Achievement Certificate.

What's Not Included

    • Travel insurance that covers 6000m Emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
    • International airfare.
    • Nepal entry visa charge.
    • All beverages and other personal expenses.
    • Snacks and other personal expenses.
    • Battery charge, hot showers, internet & international phone calls.
    • Tips for Guide, Porter, and Drivers.
    • Service not mentioned above.

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