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durationTrip Duration 7 Days
regionRegion Everest Treks
countryCountry Nepal
groupsizeGroup Size 2 to 15 Person
seasonBest Season Autumn And Spring
altitudeMax Altitude 5555M
moderate-icon Moderate level treks usually above 7 days. Altitude can reach 5000 meters with 5-6 hrs of hike per day. Moderate refers to neither easy walk nor tough. High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. Acclimatization may be required. Trip Grade Moderate
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Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter Overview

Is the Everest Base Camp trek of 10 Days with helicopter return the best Holiday package in the Everest Region Of Nepal Himalayas?

Of Course Yes, No doubt Base camp of Everest is definitely in the 10 leading of the world’s greatest spots for trekking and is a paradise for climbers and mountaineering lovers alike. The 15 km long Khumbu Glacier, one of the highest on the planet inside the Khumbu region, may be reached after a magnificent hike.

The altitudes of peaks like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Island Peak, Mera Peak, Kalapatthar viewpoint, Kwongde, Thamserku, and Lhotse would be experienced, and one would also pass through the lovely Dudhkoshi Valley.

We have an excellent team of knowledgeable and skilled personnel to lead you throughout Everest Base Camp. They are also among the finest in Everest’s regions-BaltistanNepal. They have a great deal of expertise in meeting all of our participants’ requests, and they significantly support the participant’s accomplishments and the pleasure of our teams.

Together with the option of returning via the EBC rather than going over the Chola pass, we also provide the best itinerary in terms of acclimatization, enjoyment, and safety.

One of the hardest journeys in the entire globe is this very well journey trip to “The Top of the World.” It brings the thrill trekker through one of the most gratifying Himalayan encounters and transports travelers via the Namche to Kalapatthar route to the center of the formidable Khumbu mountainous region.

Additionally, this is well-known for being the central hub of three of the planet’s tallest Himalayas, including Mount Everest (8848 m), the nearby Mt. Lhotse peak (8516 m), Makalu (8,481 m), and The Mother Spirit Himalaya-Ama Dablam (6812 m), along with numerous mountains over 6500 m within a 10-kilometer distance.

Views from Kalapatthar are incomparable due to the variety of big mountains and the scenic wonders they bring. Numerous tourists place trekking through this stunning, occasionally difficult terrain, along glaciers, and over the Himalayas ranges to stand at the base of a number of the most gorgeous peaks on the planet at the top of their list of places to visit.

One of the best higher elevations hikes in the globe is completed by traveling from Lukla through the magnificent Dudh Koshi valley in Khumbu and back after seeing the snow-covered Khumbu glacier and icefall.

A native Khumbu team is responsible for maintaining the Everest Base Camp Trek route. Lukla, the entrance to Khumbu, is reached after a 30-minute flight from Kathmandu, where our experience starts.

Everest View Hotel Hiking
Everest View Hotel Hiking

One will have the chance to explore some of the historic Buddhist sites in Tyangboche or the serene lakes of the Cholatse Valley while adjusting to the altitude in Namche. One will discover on the trip why the inhabitants are so adaptive and successful in this higher elevation.

You will be treated to exciting views of the Khumbu and Lobuche glaciers and the summits of the Everest range as you travel through mountain passes and ascend to the pass.

Due to the unpredictable climate, which makes the pass traversing difficult but ultimately more fulfilling, this trek calls for a high level of physical fitness.

Trip Highlights:

  • Memorial Pass at Thukla (4802m). See Nuptse and Amphu-laptsa as well as four additional peaks (Cholatse, Tabuche, Amadablam) from a single location
  • Everest and Changtse Base Camps
  • Overnight Stay in Gorakshep or the Kalapatthar Base Camp (5170m)
  • Amadablam, The Queen of the Mother Himalayas, is reached via a circuitous route to the stunning Imja Valley
  • After trekking to Lobuche Khumbu glacier through Changri Glacier (the highest Himalayan region in the world), continue along the Nuptse and Lhotse glaciers from Thukla
  • Mountaineers' Memorial
  • From Nagsarkang, Kalapatthar, and Everest View Hotels, you can see 8,000 m peaks like Everest (8848 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), and Makalu (8481 m)
  • View of further peaks from 5,000 to 8,000 meters in altitude, including Kwongde, Kusum Kangaru, Thamserku, Kangtega, Tabuche, Lobuche, Mera peak, Peak 38, Lhotse Sar, Arkamtse, and Lingrin. Changri, Khumbutse, Changtse, and Everest South Col
  • View of glacial lakes, waterfalls, streams, and numerous glaciers, including Changri, Lobuche, Khumbu, Nuptse, and Lhotse
  • Valleys of Imja and Dudhkoshi along the Indus, Panmah, Braldu, Hushe, and Shyok rivers.
  • The lifestyles of climbers and sherpa porters
  • See Everest climbers in base camps Visit Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan for sightseeing
  • Sherpa people's culture and tradition.
  • 360-degree panoramic views of the highest Mt. Everest (8848m/29,035 feet), Mt. Lhotse (8516m/27,940feet) 4th highest mountain in the World’s, world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8481m/27,766 feet), world’s 6th highest Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m/26,906feet) & many other attached high snow Himalayas.
  • The breathtaking sight of mountains being covered by a chopper.
  • The finest trekking in the world Mountain Base Camp.
  • Learn about the Sherpa culture and traditions.
  • Lukla to Kathmandu best flight to a risky airport in the globe

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek- The ultimate hiking plan

which is the supreme trekking in the Himalayas, is the question moving in trekkers’ minds. The Everest Base Camp Trekking is the best satisfying excursion one can start in Nepal, even though nobody can describe which is actually foremost because the Himalayas provide numerous hiking options.

Eight of the earth’s 8000-meter Himalayas, including Mt. Kanchenjunga the third highest Himalayas in the world, are hidden cavernous in the Khumbu Himalayas on the boundary between China and Nepal. Most of the treks taken in the lifetime compare with Everest Base Camp Heli treks have breathtakingly natural charm and size of interactions.

We have already completed Everest Base Camp Trek 1000s of times and have guided many expeditions and we have learned numerous in the process. The extraordinary guide to Everest Base Camp treks makes you ready for trekkers for this best trekking journey in a lifetime.

Our Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter will point hikers in the direction of your upcoming great thrill if you have previously completed K2 BC or other lengthy, high-altitude alpine treks.

Things to Consider while preparing for the trip before hiking Everest Base Camp:

Trekkers cannot just show up and start to hike to EBC. It will take few duration to get ready for your body, trekking gears, and most importantly, the papers, and flights.
Before you get into the Everest Base Camp, below is a short list of items you absolutely must be aware of while trekkers are designing.

Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Return height:

At an elevation of 5364 meters (17598 feet) above the level of the ocean, trekkers may find Everest Base Camp. The base camp is elevated on the foot of Everest, the first tallest Himalayas in the sky.

In the Nepal Khumbu area. Trek to Everest Base Camp takes place via some of the Khumbu ranges are the most breathtaking and rugged landscapes, making it a challenging and recompense hiking.

Helicopter in Everest Top
Helicopter in Everest Top

Hikers may experience the Himalayas’ spectacular splendor up and close at the base camp, and also amazing scenes of the neighboring peaks and Khumbu glaciers. Care acclimatization is necessary while at Everest base camp to avoid mountain illness owing to the higher elevations.

Is the Trek to Everest Base Camp Challenging?

Of course, the Kalapatthar and Everest base Camp trek is undoubtedly thought of as difficult and challenging trekking. the terrain is rough, the route is challenging and the elevation is very high. Trekking to Everest base Camp requires strong physical toughness, Mental toughness, and endurance.

The 10-12 days long trek starts in Lukla, Nepal, and ends there. During this trekking time, hikers must traverse hazardous landscapes, which covers one of the earth’s deepest glacier the Khumbu glaciers.

The trekking route can be risky because of sudden weather and climate changes, the potential for landslides, and the risk of rockfall a few times.

Outline Itinerary For EBC Helicopter Trek

Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to Hotel. (1300m).

Day 2. Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2860m) Then trek to Phakding. (2650m), 6.2 Kilometer approximately.

Day 3. Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. (3440m), 7.4 Kilometer Approximately.

Day 4. Rest Day in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5. Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m), 9.5 kilometers Approximately.

Day 6. Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m) 11 Kilometer Approximately.

Day 7. Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m). 11 Kilometer Approximately.

Day 8. Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5160m). Trek to Everest Base camp  5,365 m  and down to  Gorakshep. 15 Kilometer Approximately.

Day 9. Trek from Gorak Shep to Kalapathar (5550m). Trek down to Gorekshep, Pick up by Helicopter and Fly back to Kathmandu directly.

Day 10. Shopping Departure or extend your trip.

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter Itinerary

Walking Hours: 30 Minutes Drive

Meals Included: Welcome Dinner

Accommodation: 3 Star Category Hotel

Max. Altitude: 1310M

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We will pick up you from the airport, Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your respective hotel by our team.

Walking Hours: 35 Minutes Airstrip And 5-6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Tea Houses

Max. Altitude: 2804M

Distance: 10KM

The most unpredictable in the Everest Base Camp trek plan is likely trip to Lukla. We caught the journey again, and this time it was less turbulent and passed quite swiftly with no issues or cancellations (which happen very often). Because early flights frequently depart without issues, we chose the latest departure that was offered. It frequently becomes windy later in the day, which causes aircraft to be delayed or rescheduled

Early this morning, you will be transferred to the domestic airport to catch a flight to Lukla. The 35 minutes Mountain flight is scenic and a perfect spot for mountain-seeing. The view from the flight is more like a trailer for the entire movie that lies ahead in your trek.

Walking Hours: 4 Hours Trek

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Tea Houses

Max. Altitude: 3445M

Distance: 9KM

You will trek to Namche Bazaar from Monzo. The route will lead you into Sagarmatha National Park. Its remarkable beauty has it enlisted under the UNESCO world heritage site. The park is also home to several wildlife inhabitants.

Namche Bazaar lies at 11,270ft and is also an unofficial capital of the Khumbu Region. You will spend the night in a local lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Walking Hours: 3 To 4 Hours Day Hiking

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Tea Houses

Max. Altitude: 3445M

You will need to rest for a day in Namche Bazaar. The rest is a must for acclimatization. However, you will not be spending this day idle. You will be taken for sight-seeing and small hikes around Namche. You will spend the night in Namche Bazaar.

Walking Hours: 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Tea Houses

Max. Altitude: 3850M

Distance: 9.5KM

The route to Tengboche is a spiritual one comprising various monasteries and temples. You will be visiting Tengboche Monastery, the spiritual centre of Khumbu situated at an elevation of 12,700ft.

The trail heads through Kayangjuma towards Sansa and a Pine Forest before entering into Tengboche. You will spend the night in a local lodge.

Walking Hours: 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Tea Houses

Max. Altitude: 4350M

Distance: 11KM

The hike to Dingboche is at an elevation of 14,000 ft. You will also be walking over a suspension bridge that gains its popularity from the spectacular view of the mountain, Ama Dablam.

The valley will slowly begin to open up as you approach the confluence of the Lobuche River. A steep climb across the river will bring you to Dingboche. You will spend the night in a local lodge.

Walking Hours: 3 to 4 Hours

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Teahouse

Max. Altitude: 5083M Hiking only

Walking Hours: 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Tea Houses

Max. Altitude: 4950M

Distance: 11KM

Lobuche lies at an elevation of 16,170ft. On the way to Lobuche, you will pass by a number of stone memorials to honor climbers who failed in their attempt to make it to the peak of Mt. Everest.

This route will also offer you views of Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku, and several other magnificent peaks. As the trail drops to the Khumbu Glacier moraine, you will gain the closest view of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. You will spend the night in a local lodge.

Walking Hours: 7 To 8 Hours Treks

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accommodation: Tea Houses

Max. Altitude: 5160M

Distance: 15KM

This is probably the most thrilling day of the trek. After lunch at Gorak Shep, you will hike up the notorious Khumbu icefall. From here, you will walk to the Everest Base Camp.

You will spend an hour or so exploring the camp side which is affluently gifted with natural scenic beauty. You will trek back to Ghorakshep, and spend the night in a local lodge there.

Walking Hours: 3 Hours Hiking And 2 Hours Helicopter Flight

Meals Included: Breakfast

Accommodation: 3 Star Category Hotel

Max. Altitude: 1310M

Kalapathar ( 5555M) is the highest height you can gain in this trek. It is an excellent viewpoint of Mount Everest. Along with Everest, innumerable spectacular peaks are also visible from Kalapatthar.

From Kalapatthar, We will walk down to Gorekshep, Pick it up by Helicopter and fly back to Kathmandu directly. Pick up from Kathmandu airport and drop you at your Hotel in Kathmandu.

Walking Hours: 30 Minutes Drive

Meals Included: Breakfast

Accommodation: None

Max. Altitude: 1310M

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Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter Cost

  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla including the guide) with all applicable taxes.
  • Scenic flight from Gorakshep to Kathmandu by helicopter.
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trekking guide and his/her assistant(s) (every 6 trekkers 1 assistant guide) with meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance.
  • Strong, experienced porter(s) (every 2 trekkers 1 porter) with all meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • Comprehensive first aid medical kit (carried by your trek guide).
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner at a cultural restaurant in Kathmandu (Optional).
  • All government and local taxes, and company service charges.
  • Nepal visa fee, International air tickets, travel and medical insurance, emergency evacuation costs.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (also in the case of early returns or late departures than the scheduled itinerary).
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, extra drinks, battery charge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc.).
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s).

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter Support

What types of foods are available during Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek?

Depending on the operator and the exact route traveled, the sorts of meals available on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek may vary, but in general, the food options in Nepal’s mountainous terrain are few and straightforward, with a focus on high-energy, nutrient-dense cuisine.

During the journey, common food items include:

  • Lentils with rice
  • Veggies and potatoes
  • Tonkatsu soups
  • Butter and bread
  • Breakfast of porridge or oats Snacks of energy bars, chocolate, and peanuts
  • Hot chocolate, coffee, and tea
  • Instant soups and noodles.

Keep in mind that at higher elevations, fresh vegetable selection and availability may be restricted, and that location and season might have an impact on food quality.

Additionally, it’s crucial to drink enough of water while hiking, especially at high altitudes, to stay hydrated. On most trails, it’s simple to find clean drinking water, either from nearby natural sources or by buying bottled water.

What types of Accommodations are available during Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter?

Depending on the operator and the route traveled, different types of lodgings may be made available during the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek. However, in general, hikers may anticipate staying in straightforward but cozy lodges, commonly referred to as “tea houses,” along the way.

Simple twin-bed rooms with common bathrooms are available in tea houses. Bring a decent sleeping bag and appropriate clothing for chilly nights at high altitudes since not all tea houses may have electricity or hot water.

In some locations, there are even more opulent lodges and campers that provide superior amenities including private rooms, hot showers, and restaurant-style eating.

It’s crucial to remember that accommodations along the path can range in quality, so it’s a good idea to do some research and compare your alternatives before committing to your walk to make sure you find the ideal mix of comfort and price.

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter FAQ'S


The length of the trek, the inclusions and exclusions, and the company offering the service are some of the variables that may affect the cost of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek.

However, it’s feasible that local and foreign customers may pay different prices. This is typical of many tourism-related industries and may be brought on by a number of factors, including taxes, visa requirements, and currency exchange rates.

Before making a reservation, make sure you understand the terms and conditions of the trek and that you have confirmed the cost with the various tour operators. It’s also advised to check prices from several operators and pick a trustworthy and knowledgeable tour company in order to get the most for your money.


Because it requires high-altitude climbing and acclimatization to the thin air at high elevations, the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek can be physically taxing.

The degree of difficulty can change, though, depending on one’s level of physical fitness and previous high-altitude trekking experience. To effectively complete the trek, you must have a high level of physical fitness, perseverance, and acclimatization.

In addition, using a helicopter to get to the base camp cuts down on the time and effort needed to hike there, making it more convenient for a variety of people.


The success percentage of the Everest Base Camp Trek is around 90% which varies depending on a number of variables, including the trekker’s level of physical fitness and experience, the weather, and proper acclimatization. Most trekkers are able to make it to base camp and return safely, but some may have to turn around owing to physical difficulties or altitude sickness.

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter
Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter

Since more hikers are now visiting the Everest region, the success rate of the Everest Base Camp Trek has increased thanks to careful planning, preparation, and assistance from knowledgeable guides and porters. It’s crucial to keep in mind, though, that the walk is still physically taxing and necessitates a high level of fitness and resolve.


The Everest Base Camp trip is frequently completed with a helicopter return in order to save time and provide convenience. By foot, it takes several days to return from the base camp to Lukla, the starting point of the trek.

HHowever, a helicopter can make the trip in just a few hours. A helicopter return may also be preferred by others due to physical restrictions or exhaustion. Tourists frequently choose to return by helicopter since it offers a distinctive and beautiful aerial view of the mountains and surroundings.


The type of helicopter, the weather, and the weight of the helicopter and its payload are only a few of the variables that affect the highest altitude that a helicopter may fly on Mount Everest. The majority of helicopters can typically fly up to 26,000 feet (7,925 meters) or higher, however, their performance at these heights is constrained by the area’s thin air and low air pressure.

In order to be able to fly in difficult conditions and at great altitudes, the rescue and supply helicopters employed on Mount Everest often include specific equipment including high-altitude engines and oxygen systems.

Even with these adjustments, the mountain’s conditions can be unpredictable and difficult, and helicopter trips to Everest frequently experience delays and cancellations because of the weather.

It’s vital to note that helicopters rarely land on Mount Everest and only do so in dire circumstances or for certain tasks like supply drops or rescue missions. Heli operations on Everest are a high-risk activity since the mountain’s circumstances can change suddenly and unexpectedly.


Trekking is the most popular non-flight method of reaching the Everest Base Camp. It usually takes a few days to go from Lukla, a tiny town in Nepal’s Solu-Khumbu region, to the base camp. The path crosses through various Sherpa communities and through spectacular mountain scenery, giving travelers a chance to experience the kindness and culture of the locals.

On well-traveled trails, the climb to the Everest Base Camp entails walking for several hours each day with frequent rest and food stops. Trekkers typically spend the night in teahouses or lodges along the route and only bring a small daypack with them.

It is crucial to be adequately prepared for the hike, which includes getting the right training and tools, as well as being aware of the risks involved. A reasonable level of fitness is necessary for the physically taxing journey to the Everest Base Camp. But it may be a fulfilling and transformative experience if you are prepared and determined.


Although they are not a typical means of transportation, helicopters can fly to the Everest Base Camp. Trekking is a common adventurous activity in the area, and it is often used to get to the base camp. However, certain people, such as those with limited mobility, may choose to take a helicopter to the base camp. The flight offers a picturesque and distinctive view of the mountains in the area and serves a number of functions, including supply and rescue missions.


Yes, you can use a helicopter to travel back from Everest Base Camp. For those who lack the time or physical capability to make the return trip on foot, flying back from the base camp by helicopter is a convenient option.

By foot, it takes several days to go from the base camp to Lukla, where the trek begins, but a helicopter can do it in a couple of hours. In addition, returning by helicopter offers a singular and beautiful aerial perspective of the mountains and surroundings, making it a well-liked choice for tourists.

Kalapatthar is the best viewpoint to observe Everest so we hike to Kalapatthar in the morning and after back to Gorakshep fly back to Lukla or Kathmandu after completing the trek.


Yes, Mount Everest rescue missions can use helicopters. But given the region’s tremendous altitude and adverse weather, such operations are quite tough and frequently call for specialized helicopters.

In addition, the dangers posed by the thin air and high altitude can affect both those being rescued and the rescuers. Because of these difficulties, helicopter rescues on Everest are often only carried out in an emergency and are not a surefire way to leave the mountain.

It is always advised to adequately prepare for a climb of Mount Everest, including getting the right instruction and gear and being aware of the risks involved.


The refusal to retrieve bodies from Mount Everest has numerous justifications:

  1. Logistics: It is risky and difficult to remove bodies from Everest due to the high altitude and adverse weather conditions. Recovery workers find it challenging to access and safely remove the bodies due to the steep, rocky terrain and unpredictability of the weather.
  2. Expense: Because a body recovery operation on Everest requires specialized equipment, additional staff, and potential risks, the cost of doing so can be expensive.
  3. Lack of Resources: In many circumstances, it may not be possible to carry out a body recovery operation on the mountain due to a lack of resources, such as specialized equipment and skilled employees.
  4. Respect for the Dead: In some instances, the local communities and families of those who have perished on the mountain may choose to leave the bodies where they are as a symbol of respect for the deceased and as a way to pay tribute to their memory.

It’s crucial to understand that the choice to leave a body on the mountain is not one that is made hastily and is based on a rigorous analysis of all the relevant variables. The bodies of people who have died on Everest may occasionally be recovered if it is thought possible and safe to do so, but in many cases, they stay on the mountain as a reminder of the difficulties and risks involved in scaling the tallest mountain in the world.


Aircraft do indeed pass above Mount Everest. Treks to the Everest Base Camp frequently begin at Lukla Airport in Nepal, the highest commercial airport in the world, which lies close to the mountain’s foot. The airport provides frequent flights to and from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, and serves as a gateway for visitors and climbers traveling to the area.

Additionally, a few airlines run flights that pass over Mount Everest’s summit. These aircraft frequently soar above the mountain and nearby peaks, giving passengers breathtaking vistas. However, most airlines do not regularly fly above Everest, and only a small number of specialized operators do so frequently.

Due to the great altitude and erratic local weather, it is significant to highlight that flying over the peak of Everest can be difficult. Flights are frequently delayed or canceled owing to weather conditions, and pilots must be highly trained and equipped with specialist equipment to successfully negotiate the route. specialized workers.


Helicopters have, in fact, touched down on Mount Everest. The great altitude and severe weather in the area, however, make it extremely difficult to land a helicopter on Mount Everest’s peak. Engine performance and stability may be affected by the summit’s reduced air pressure and density compared to sea level.

More frequently, helicopters land on the mountain’s slopes to conduct rescue operations and ferry supplies and personnel to and from the base camp and other high-altitude areas. Even still, landing on the Everest’s slopes is a difficult and dangerous operation that calls for specialized gear and very skilled pilots.

It’s vital to note that helicopters rarely land on Mount Everest and only do so in dire circumstances or for certain tasks like supply drops or rescue missions. Heli operations on Everest are a high-risk activity since the mountain’s circumstances can change suddenly and unexpectedly.

Note: For the Tour and fun It is not allow for the helicopter land in the summit of Everest. Only rescue purpose the helicopter can be laned.


You must be in good physical shape to hike to Everest Base Camp successfully. Long days of hiking at a high altitude are required for the expedition, which also includes difficult terrain and unpredictable weather.

Prior to the trek, it is advised to have a strong foundation of cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, and strength through regular exercise and physical activity.

Additionally, it’s critical to properly acclimate to the high altitude and to mentally prepare for the trek’s difficulties. In addition to careful planning and preparation, preparation via training and conditioning can improve the likelihood of successfully completing the trip to Everest Base Camp.


The Everest Base Camp Trek can get crowded, particularly in the busy trekking months of October through November and March through May. Large groups of trekkers may be present at these times, which can make it difficult to obtain lodging and cause long waits at popular attractions. The trails and teahouses may also be crowded.

However, by hiking in the off-peak season or by choosing a less popular path, the crowds can be avoided. A small group trip or hiring a private guide can also assist cut down on the number of people you encounter on the trail. The trip to the base camp of the tallest peak in the world is nevertheless an unforgettable and rewarding experience, despite the crowds.


Many people view the Everest Base Camp Trek as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and those who are physically fit and mentally prepared for the difficulties of high-altitude hiking should absolutely consider undertaking it. The trek offers stunning landscapes, insights into local culture, and the chance to stand at the foot of the world’s tallest mountain.

The route offers vistas of some of the most famous peaks in the world, including Mount Everest, and passes through traditional Sherpa communities, glaciers, and high-altitude lakes. As you challenge your physical and mental limitations and immerse yourself in a distinctive and beautiful setting, the walk also offers a sense of success and opportunities for personal growth.

The trek, however, is physically hard and necessitates careful planning and preparation, including getting in shape and properly acclimatizing to the high altitude. The Everest Base Camp Trek is therefore unquestionably worthwhile if you are prepared to put in the work and are up for the challenge.


It is true that you can lose weight while hiking to Everest Base Camp since the combination of exercise and restricted dietary alternatives might lead to a calorie deficit. Long days of hiking at a high altitude are part of the trek, which consumes a lot of calories. The meal options on the walk are frequently few and straightforward, with an emphasis on high-energy, nutrient-dense foods.

A person’s beginning weight, caloric consumption, and level of physical activity will all affect how much weight they lose. The high altitude can also affect metabolism and appetite, which may further impede weight loss.

It’s crucial to keep in mind that the trek’s main priority should be safety and enjoyment, rather than weight loss. Acclimatization, diet, and proper hydration are crucial for making it through the climb and maintaining good health at a high altitude.


Depending on the starting point and the route selected, the trek to Everest Base Camp (EBC) can vary in length, although it normally covers a distance of about 130–140 kilometers (80–87 miles) round trip from Lukla.

Depending on the itinerary, the pace of the trekker, and the amount of acclimatization time, the trek may last 10 to 16 days. The journey from Lukla to the base camp typically takes 7-8 days, with a few rest days included to allow for sufficient acclimatization.

A slower pace with enough rest and acclimatization time is advised to reduce the risk of altitude sickness and ensure a safe and pleasurable trip because the journey to EBC is physically taxing.


Yes, as the area is remote and has few medical services, it is strongly advised to carry complete travel insurance for the Everest Base Camp Trek. A variety of potential problems, such as medical crises, aircraft delays, and lost or stolen luggage, may be covered by travel insurance.

As the trail reaches altitudes of up to 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) at the base camp, altitude sickness is a common problem for hikers on the Everest Base Camp Trek. Because there is less oxygen available at high elevations, altitude sickness can occur. Symptoms of altitude sickness can include headache, exhaustion, nausea, and shortness of breath.

The chance of experiencing altitude sickness varies depending on a number of variables, including the person’s level of physical fitness, their previous exposure to high altitudes, and how quickly they acclimate. To prevent severe altitude sickness, it’s crucial to acclimatize correctly, pay attention to your body, and descend if necessary. A successful and safe trek is more likely if participants have a thorough grasp of altitude sickness and take the appropriate safety measures.

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter Reviews

Celine Lavigne
Toronto Canada

Mission Himalaya Success to manage our Everest trekking and Helicopter back.

The views were spectacular when finishing the trek and back from a helicopter from Gorakhshep to Kathmandu. Flight attendants are very nice and informative, showing me and other passengers in the helicopter names of peaks and snow high mountains. Trekking from Lukla to Gorakhshep was so well managed bt guide Rangit and porter Saran Rai. Overall, my trip to Nepal is one of the best experiences in my life. Mission Himalaya Success to manage our Nepal trekking and Heli back.

Jaydan Ray
Seattle, America

lifetime dream to see “Top of the world” complete WOW

My lifetime dream to see “Top of the world,” by my open eye not by computer photo. It makes me success by Mission Himalaya treks. I trekked 7 days from Lukla to Gorakshep. Day 1 Kathmandu to Lukla flight and Phakding, second day Namche, third-day rest in Namche. Fourth-day Tengboche, fifth-day DingbocheSixth-day rest in Dingboche, 7th day Lobuche, 8th-day Gorakhshep, and 9th is my best day morning beautiful view from Kala Patthar and back to hotel take breakfast and take a scenic flight helicopter back to Kathmandu. No need to trekking back from the same way and the flight was amazing, take it the world highest mountain see by helicopter. Tks the company and their guide and porter.,

William Zoey
Austin, America

Fantastic Tour and Trek with Helicopter Flight

I was traveling alone in Nepal to take Everest base camp trekking and It was fantastic to take this with helicopter back to Kathmandu with Mission Himalaya, his guide Ranjit Rai made a great job showing and explaining me The Himalaya range Sherpa culture and Monastery of Everest region. And Birendra show me the beauty of Kathmandu.

Nelson Carter
Los Angeles, America

Highly appreciated by the company services

We have Everest Base Camp trekking and back to Kathmandu by Helicopter. Have a tour guide. Our Guide call Narkubir, he is professional Normal English is Normal, punctual on time. Hospitality is good. Highly appreciated by the company services.

Trip Facts
durationTrip Duration 7 Days
regionRegion Everest Treks
countryCountry Nepal
groupsizeGroup Size 2 to 15 Person
seasonBest Season Autumn And Spring
altitudeMax Altitude 5555M
moderate-icon Moderate level treks usually above 7 days. Altitude can reach 5000 meters with 5-6 hrs of hike per day. Moderate refers to neither easy walk nor tough. High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. Acclimatization may be required. Trip Grade Moderate
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  • Our cost is Transparent(include service charge and Government taxes)
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  • Repeated Guests(20 to 40% customer come Nepal twice)
  • Flexible Departure Dates
  • Different Group Sizes(1 person to 25 person can arrange in 1 group)
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