Everest Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return

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  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate High
  • Tour Type: Private Guided Trek
  • Max altitude: 5545m
  • Transportation: Land & Air
  • Best Time: Sep. - Dec. & Mar. - May

EBC trek & helicopter return

Embark on the extraordinary Everest Base Camp trek with a thrilling helicopter return, a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that seamlessly blends trekking and a scenic helicopter flight. This unique journey offers hikers an unforgettable experience, combining the joy of walking in and the exhilaration of flying out, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.

Commencing with a regular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, our experienced guides ensure a successful and enjoyable trip to Everest Base Camp. The trek unfolds amidst stunning scenery, offering marvelous views of Mt. Everest and various Himalayan peaks. Our professional guides for EBC tek & Heli return carefully monitor your journey, making it a seamless and memorable experience.

As you trek through picturesque villages, streams, farmlands, monasteries, and diverse natural landscapes, immerse yourself in the Sherpa culture, traditions, and their way of life. The trek follows the footsteps of legendary climbers Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, leading you to the renowned Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar and onward to Tengboche, surrounded by lush greenery and towering tree lines, showcasing breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, and other prominent peaks.

Take a moment to pray for a successful trek at the Tengboche monastery, continuing the journey through Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep, and, finally, reaching the iconic Everest Base Camp. The pinnacle of the adventure is placing your feet at the base of the world's highest mountain, relishing the panoramic views of towering peaks from Kalapatthar, including Mt. Everest, Pumori, Nuptse, Changtse, and more.

After the exhilarating trek, bid farewell to the challenges of the trail as a scenic helicopter flight takes you back to Lukla. Depart for Kathmandu with the incredible memories of the Everest Base Camp helicopter trek, leaving you with a sense of accomplishment and awe-inspiring moments from this unforgettable journey.

 

Everest base camp heli trek highlights

  • Make unforgettable memory of walking in to Everest base camp/Kalapathar and flying back by a helicopter
  • Achieve your dream to place your feet to the Everest base camp on easy way
  • Experience the Sherpa culture, tradition and livelihood
  • Enjoy the remarkable Himalayan panorama throughout the trip
  • Visit Tengboche Monastery, an oldest of Everest region
  • Witness the extraordinary view of Mt Everest from Kalapatthar
  • Enjoy helicopter (chopper) flight to back to Kathmandu and experience the Himalayan view that you can’t from the regular trek

 

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Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport Nepal.

Up on arrival meet our office representative at airport and transfer to hotel/ after refreshing complete the official formalities/ briefing about the preparation and rest of the day free for your own leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: None Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 02: Trek Preparation Day in Kathmandu

This is the day for trek preparation. You may visit cultural sites around Kathmandu valley too, but it's optional!

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m), start trek to Phakding (2610m)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Phakding Maximum Altitude: 2800m.

Day 04: Trek Phakding (2610m) to Namche Bazaar (3500m)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Namche Bazaar Maximum Altitude: 3500m.

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3500m)

Day Hike to Syangboche (3710m.)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Namche Bazaar Maximum Altitude: 3500m.

Day 06: Trek Namche Bazaar (3500m) to Tengboche (3870m)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Tengboche Maximum Altitude: 3870m.

Day 07: Trek Tengboche (3850m) to Dingboche (4360m)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Dingbuche Maximum Altitude: 4360m.

Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche

Another day for acclimatization or explore around or hike to Chukhung Valley (4730m.)!

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Dingbuche Maximum Altitude: 4730m.

Day 09: Trek Dingboche (4360m) to Lobuche (4950m)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Lobuche Maximum Altitude: 4950m.

Day 10: Trek Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5140m) & visit Everest Base camp (5364m)

Accommodation: Local Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Place: Ghorakshep Maximum Altitude: 5364m

Day 11: Morning Hiking to Kalapatthar (5545m) & fly back to Kathmandu by Helicopter

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast & Dinner Place: Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 5545m

Day 12: Final Departure

After breakfast transfer to airport for final departure or proceed for onward program.

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast Place: - Maximum Altitude: -

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Inclusion in the Package

Included

  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  • Entry permit to Sagarmatha National Park and TIMS fee
  • Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation in tea house lodge along the trail.
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax for Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Helicopter flight from Kalapatthar to Kathmandu
  • 3- Nights accommodation in Kathmandu in BB basis before and after the trek.
  • Comprehensive First Aid kit pack

Excluded

  • International flight ticket and airport tax
  • Lunch and dinner during the Kathmandu stay
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water/shower, tea-coffee, chocolate hot drinks), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc. 
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trip

Availability

This trip is a private guided one (Group joining option also open on your travel date, if you want) and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

Useful Information

Why you need to choose Everest base camp trek and return by helicopter?

This trekking package is ideal for those with limited time who still crave the adventure of reaching Everest Base Camp and relishing the stunning Himalayan vistas from Kalapatthar, encompassing Mt. Everest, Pumori, Nupte, and more. The package includes a scenic helicopter flight back to Kathmandu, adding an extra dimension to the experience. While the cost may be slightly higher than a regular trek to Everest Base Camp, the added comfort makes it a worthwhile choice.

Which is the best time for Everest base camp trek?

The best time to embark on the Everest Base Camp trek is from March to May and mid-September to November. During these months, you can expect moderate temperatures, clear skies, excellent visibility, minimal rainfall, and a lower risk of problematic snowfall, ensuring a more enjoyable and safer trekking experience.