• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Tourist Vehicle and Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner on Trek & Breakfast in Cities
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel and Mountian Guest House
  • Group Size: 1-12
  • Max Elevation: 5555

Highlights:

  • Helicopter Ride from Gorekshep to Kathmandu.
  • Scenic mountain flight Lukla.
  • Visit Namche Bazaar and Tengboche Monastery.
  • Unforgettable views of high mountains and Khumbu Ice fall.
  • View of the Everest and other mountains from the Kalapattar.
  • Visit Everest Base Camp and the Glacier.

About Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

Everest base camp helicopter trek is the best way to complete trek EBC trek in limited days. The EBC Heli Trek goes to Everest Base camp by taking the normal route and take return flight from Everest base camp to Kathmandu.

Everest Base camp Trek return by Helicopter is completed in 11 days in total with your arrival and departure days to and from Nepal.  If you do have only limited days and want to trek to Everest Base camp, then the Everest Base camp Heli trek should be perfect option for you.

Everest Base camp Helicopter Trek is a good combination of adventure on luxury style and flying from Gorekshep to Kathmandu by helicopter is amazing flight with amazing views of the high Himalayas and the Khumbu valley. The Everse Heli trek is designed for the adventure trekkers who have dream to be at Everest Base camp and have only limited holidays and not enough days to trek down Lukla to take regular flight to Kathmandu by taking the regular 16-Day Everest base camp trek.

Everest Base camp Helicopter Trek starts with short flight to Lukla. You then start the trek by following the original trail of EBC. You have a rest day in Namche to adopt the altitude. You then continue trek to Everest base camp through Tengbuche, Dingbuche, Lobuche and finally at Gorekshep. You trek to Everest base camp from Gorekshep and return Gorekshep to stay overnight for the last night stay in the mountain.

You trek to Kalapattar view point in next morning. You have great sunrise view over the Everest and many other surrounding mountains. You return to Gorekshep to have hot breakfast and we take flight to Kathmandu directly by Helicopter from Gorekshep to conclude the EBC trek. The Everest Helicopter trek is available all through tour the year so, contact for up to date cost and booking and also contact us if the given itinerary is not suitable as we are happy to tailor-make and customize the trek for you according to your requirement.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel

Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel and your first overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Altitude:1345

After having early breakfast at hotel in Kathmandu, we will drive you to Kathmandu airport and take an early morning 35 minutes scenic flight to the small mountain airport Lukla, after reaching at Lukla, our trekking guide will introduce with the porters, then start trekking following then mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi river, it is easy trekking and takes about 3-4 and to reach at Phakding.

  • Walking Hours:4
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Phakding
  • Altitude:2610

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and the trekking follows the Dudh Koshi river and crossing it few times and enter to the park in Jorsale where we will stop for lunch and again we continue the trekking, after few hours walking, Namche Bazar will appears ahead as wetravel along the path surrounded by pines, pass the plateau where the Saturday bazaar is held and enter the village.

The Namche Bazar is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Duch koshi, The village is a central hub of the area and food, Sundrie and even mountain climbing equipment may be purchased here.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude:3440

The Namche Bazaar is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu and has an abundance of lodges, tea shops and souvenir shops as well as a magnificent outlook; It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Everest base camp and for the acclimatization, we walk up to Khumjung village through Everest view hotel in Syangbuche and you will see the beautiful view of the Himalayas including Mt.Everest , the Khumjung is densely populated by Sherpa community and there is an old monastery as well so, we will visit that as well and then return to Namche.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude:3440

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek with the ridge trail and flat level mountain path that offers excellent panoramas of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib, after walking few hours on flat Zigzags.

We descend to the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga, then climb through Rhododendron forest to the Tengbuche monastery, check into the lodge and you will have time to visit around and to the Monastery as well if you are interested.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tyangbuche
  • Altitude:3860

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trekking with descending through Rhododendron forest to the Imja Khola and cross exciting suspension bridge on it and walk passing by a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Pangboche, our route continues through summer pastures to Dingboche village.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche
  • Altitude:4410

Today in Dingbuche is the remarkable acclimatization day and there are some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as we explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Island Peak, The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon and we can do some side day trips around for the acclimatization.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche
  • Altitude:4410

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and the trek leads us north for up to 50-minutes until we come to a mani-prayer Stupa then The trail is gentle looking down to Pheriche village below, today's walk offers views of the Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse, after two hours of walking, the trail from Pheriche joins near Dugla (4595m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier then continue for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of Mt. Pumori and west of Everest are waiting for us and after a short break, we continue trekking up to Lobuche.

  • Walking Hours:8
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lobuche
  • Altitude:4910

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trekking to Base camp; following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier, after the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings us to Gorakshep, where we will stop for lunch and we leave all our stuff there at lodge as this is the last place where there are lodge available.

We start our Himalayan journey to the Everest Base camp - WOW!!! Congratulation!!! Your dream has come true now and you have successfully reached at the base camp of Everest then after visiting sometime in the Base Camp and surroundings and return to Gorekshep.

  • Walking Hours:8
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Gorekshep
  • Altitude:5364

Quite Early morning, we climb to Kala Patthar (5545m.) peak to enjoy the view of sunrise, and from Kala Patthar, we can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more and return to Gorekshep and flight to Kathmandu.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Altitude:1345

You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your loving home. OUTFITTER NEPAL has taken pleasure in serving you all of these weeks; you counted on us & we didn’t let you down because we know how hard you’ve worked to enjoy this holiday. Meeting you was an immense pleasure & we do hope you will remember us down the years with memories of the time you’ve spent in this amazing country that’s Nepal. A safe BON VOYAGE home…takes care!!!.

If you want to take other tours in Nepal such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, Bardia Jungle Safari, Pokhara Tour or Lumbini tour then you can start from today and do let us know if you want to take any tour as we also arrange those tours.

  • Food:B

What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • 2 night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on trek.
  • Accommodations in lodges on trek.
  • A guide & porters (1 porter for each 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20-22 KG from 2 of you).
  • Paper works, National park entry permits, & TIMS permit.
  • Flight fare Kathmandu - Lukla with airport tax.
  • Helicopter flight from Gorekshep to Kathmandu.
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and duffle bag – if Necessary (return after the trek).
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Meals (lunch & dinner in Kathmandu).
  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills.
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge.
  • Tips for the guide and porters.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Price & Dates

Price Menu
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 4000
2 - 5 US$ 3200
6 - 12 US$ 2500
Departure Note:
  • We have set date to departure the Everest base camp Helicopter trek. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If your preferred date is not listed then contact us for the further process to book on your own date as the trek is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 12 people only so, if you are more than 12 people then please contact us for the group price and further process to book the trek.
  • Private trek is available on any date of the year, contact us for the booking.
  • Single persons are welcome to join the trek and single people have single room in Kathmandu and have to share room in the mountain lodge on trek cause of the less number of lodge and rooms available on remote mountain lodges.
  • Guaranteed dates are guaranteed to departure and we already have people booked for date.
  • Available dates are available to book and become guaranteed once you book for that date.
  • Closed dates are closed and not bookable on that date however if you are available only on that date then contact us as we may have some other alternatives.
  • The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.
DatesStatusPrice FromNote  
25 Aug, 2020 - 04 Sep, 2020AvailableUS$2500
31 Aug, 2020 - 10 Sep, 2020AvailableUS$2500

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