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Price per person

USD $ 1980

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Trip Duration

10 Days

Region

Everest Treks

Country

Nepal

Group Size

2 To 15 Person

Trip Grade

4
Very Difficult
Very Difficult Trekking covers 4000 meters to 6000 meters. Physical fitness, and acclimatization are the must. Hiking per day of 7 hrs per day and altitude becomes an obstacle. You have to cross the Himalayan passes using basic climbing equipment. Even the trail is steep and may be slippery.

Activity

Nepal Trekking
Nepal Trekking

5 / 5 from 4 reviews

Arrival On

Kathmandu

Departure From

Kathmandu

Best Season

March To May And Sept To Nov

Max Altitude

5545M

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return by Helicopter is a golden spoon opportunity for people who have been fantasizing to be in Base Camp but had a limited time frame.  The trek suits all adventure lovers in a flawless manner.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter returns bless you with double fun and double expenditure. You can fly over the mountain peaks as well as stroll under the trekking trails. For this similar reason, Everest Trek and Helicopter return is a well-known alternative for Everest Base Camp Trek.

Rather than taking 12 days for EBC Trek, you can complete the trek in just 8 days if you chose the Helicopter Return trek.

As you trek to Everest Base Camp you will view the beauties that can be watched from certain angles only. However, this package offers you an aerial view of colorful monasteries and over 100 snow-capped peaks at a glance.

The ride itself is a ride to paradise. Also, the trek to the utopia of many trekkers. The flattering view of mountain peaks from the ground is an amazing experience. The efforts and excitement to reach the base of the highest mountain in the world are indescribable.

In contrast, most trekkers don’t want to do the efforts back again after glorifying at the summit of the top of the world.

Besides having the efforts of Trekking to Base Camp and return by Helicopter. People who are extremely short on their time frame or aren’t too fit to do the trek.

You can choose the Everest Base Camp Heli Tour which will take you to the base camp in just one day. These are also popular for people who have an extreme desire to go to base camp but don’t have enough time.

Trip Highlights

  • 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 amazing experience of a helicopter flying over mountains.
  • trekking to the world's best trekking Mt Everest Base Camp.
  • learn the Culture and traditions of the Sherpa people.
  • Kathmandu to Lukla Best flight to the world dangerous airport.

Outline Itinerary

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 Kilometer 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

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Day 1:

Arrival in Kathmandu

Walking Hours : 30 Minutes Drive

Meals Included : Welcome Dinner

Accomodation : 3 Star Category Hotel

Max. Altitude : 1310M

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

Day 2:

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla then trek to Monju

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

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : Tea Houses

Max. Altitude : 2804M

Distance : 10KM

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

Day 3:

Trek from Monju to Namche Bazaar

Walking Hours : 4 Hours Trek

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : 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.

Day 4:

Rest Day in Namche Bazaar

Walking Hours : 3 To 4 Hours Day Hiking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : 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.

Day 5:

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : 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.

Day 6:

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : 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.

Day 7:

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Trekking

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : 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.

Day 8:

Trek from Lobuche to Ghorakshep and Trek to Explore Everest Base camp ( 5364 m) and down to Ghorakshep

Walking Hours : 7 To 8 Hours Treks

Meals Included : Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

Accomodation : 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.

Day 9:

Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapathar (5545m) and Trek down Gorekshep, Pick up by Helicopter and fly back to Kathmandu directly

Walking Hours : 3 Hours Hiking And 2 Hours Helicopter Flight

Meals Included : Breakfast

Accomodation : 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.

Day 10:

Shopping and departure your trip. 30 Minutes Drive

Walking Hours : 30 Minutes Drive

Meals Included : Breakfast

Accomodation : None

Max. Altitude : 1310M

  • 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.

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter Gear List

1. Gloves:

Most of the lower elevations are less than 4500m fleece gloves will be fine but hike to EBC and Kalapatthar 2 days we Suggest you bring winter gloves like winter Ski Gloves. It is very useful for the morning sunrise hike to Kala Patthar.

2. Sunglass:

We suggest bringing very good UV protection and polarized lenses sunglass for the EBC treks. Sometimes it helps to protect you from the reflection of snow in your eye, especially for a winter trek.

3. Slippers:

Warm-down slippers help you keep warm when you stay in tea houses in the morning and evening time. Because it's not very comfortable at the tea house to wear hiking shoes all the time.

4. Sleeping bag:

We(mission Himalaya Treks Suggest you bring a sleeping bag when you trek to EBC. But we request pack a lighter sleeping bag for your easy trek. In case you feel cold at night you can consult with our guide for an extra blanket from tea houses. Depending on trekking season and availability they will normally give you a blanket.

5. Backpack:

If you will going to do an organized tour with a guide and porter you can pack your things in the backpack of 55 to 65 l backpack for porters and for your daylight backpack you can use 30 to 4o ltr. in your day backpack, you can put water camera water for a drink and some suncream with a raincoat for instant rain protection. Other things that you need in teahouses you can pack in your big porter backpack.

Other Trekking gear:

6. Bandana, 7. Base layer top and bottom8, backpack rain cover 9. Fleece pants  10 Wool hat 11 Wool jacket and sweeter 12 Headlamp with a good quality battery 13. Hiking shoes 14. Hiking socks 15. Insulated jacket 16. Long sleeve shirts 17. Rain jacket 18. Rain pants   19. Sunblock and lip balm(50 SPF SUGGESTED) 20. Sun hat 21. Water Biottle9(2 one for hot water and another for cold water)m22. Towel 23. Some Energy snacks 24. Locks for luggage 25. Some bathroom kit like hand cleaner, Toiletries, Toilet paper, Wet tissue, and Hand sanitizer) 26. Trekking poles 27. Some first-aid kits 28. Electric Adapter 29. Sleeping bag liner 30. Water Purification Tablets.

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter Reviews
Celine Lavigne
Celine Lavigne
Toranto, CanadaMission 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
Jaydan Ray
Seattle, Americalifetime 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
William Zoey
Austin, AmericaFantastic 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

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