Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

11 Days
  • Trekking
  • 5555 M
  • Autumn & Spring
  • All meals during the trek
  • 3 Stars Hotels/ Tea House
  • Private /Airlines/ Helicopter
  • Minimum 02
  • 4
  • 65


Take a step on an extraordinary adventure with our Everest Base Camp trek with Helicopter Return, a seamlessly crafted journey that seamlessly combines the thrill of trekking with the exhilaration of a helicopter flight, offering an once-in-a-lifetime experience in the heart of the Khumbu region.

Commence your unforgettable odyssey with a scenic flight to Lukla Airport, renowned as one of the world’s most daring airports. From Lukla, traverse through ethnic Sherpa villages, including the vibrant Namche Bazaar, Dingboche, and Tengboche, immersing yourself in the unique Sherpa culture. The trail meanders through lush alpine forests, revealing traditional mani-stone walls and chortens adorned with colorful prayer flags, creating a culturally rich hiking experience.

As you ascend through the Sagarmatha National Park, catch rare glimpses of Khumbu’s endangered wildlife, including Danphe, Yaks, Himalayan Tahr, Musk Deer, and Snow-Leopard. The trail unveils breathtaking views of iconic peaks such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Kongdi Ri, Thamserku, and the mighty Mount Everest. Revel in the rhododendron-lined paths and reach the renowned vantage point of Kalapatthar, offering panoramic views of the entire Everest massif.

Everest Base Camp trek with Helicopter Return is designed for those who seek to fully understand the Sherpa culture while indulging in the thrill of a helicopter ride. Opt for a helicopter flight, providing an unparalleled perspective of the colossal peaks and the stunning Khumbu landscape. The sheer beauty of the region from above is beyond description, guaranteeing a sensation of excitement and astonishment.

Immerse yourself in the cultural and natural wonders of the Everest region, where the legendary Mount Everest stands tall alongside peaks like Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Mount Makalu. Experience diverse flora, from Rhododendron forests to birch, juniper, and bamboo, and encounter elusive wildlife like the snow leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Red Panda, and the iconic Yak.

Our Everest Base Camp trek with Helicopter Return ensures that you receive the highest level of service, making it one of the most incredible hiking adventures of your life. Join us on this transcendent journey, where the beauty of the Himalayas meets the thrill of a helicopter ride, promising an unforgettable experience in the lap of adventure and culture. Prepare for the pinnacle of adventure in the Everest region with us.


Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (1400m/4593ft), our dedicated tour officer will warmly welcome you. Look out for a play card with your name outside the airport terminal. After meeting and greeting you with an auspicious garland, our officer will escort you to your hotel in a private tourist vehicle. At the hotel, a pre-trip meeting will be conducted to brief you about the overall program. You'll meet your guide, have any questions addressed, and finalize details. Take this opportunity to clear any outstanding balances and provide a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. The rest of the day is yours to relax and acclimatize. Overnight at the hotel.

Early morning, our guide will pick you up at the hotel and escort you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport. Board a scenic 40-minute flight to Lukla, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Upon landing at Tenzing-Hillary Airport, meet your porter who will carry your luggage. Embark on a three-hour trek, passing through picturesque landscapes, a ceremonial gatehouse (Kani), Kyangma village, and the charming village of Cheplung. Cross the Dudh Koshi River via a suspension bridge and ascend to Phakding. Overnight at a cozy mountain lodge.

Continuing along the Dudh Koshi River, trek past Bhattis (porter rest houses) and a hydroelectric project. Enjoy views of Thamserku peak and pass through villages like Toktok, Benkar, and Chumoa. After crossing suspension bridges, arrive at the outskirts of Monjo village, where the Sagarmatha National Park checkpoint is located. The trail then leads to Jorsale, through dense pine forests, and eventually to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Today is dedicated to acclimatization to prevent Altitude Sickness. Take a hike to Shyangboche, cross a grass airstrip, and visit the Everest View Hotel for stunning views of Mt. Everest. Continue to Khumjung, the largest Sherpa village, and explore its monasteries and treasures, including a Yeti Skull. Optionally, visit the Sagarmatha National Park Visitor Center to learn about Himalayan flora, fauna, and Sherpa culture. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

After breakfast, follow the trail north, passing a giant Mani in Chhorkung and reaching a viewpoint with panoramic vistas. Trek to Tengboche, descending towards the river through Lawichasa, Tashinga, and Phunki Thenga. Cross a bridge and ascend through a rhododendron forest, passing Kani and chortens to reach Tengboche. Explore the Tengboche Gompa, housing elaborate wall hangings, a 20-foot Buddha sculpture, and the belongings of the Lamas. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Embark on a thrilling journey as you commence your day with a mesmerizing trek from Tengboche to Dingboche. At an elevation of 4350 meters, you'll cover a distance of 12 kilometers over a span of 6 hours, immersing yourself in the enchanting landscapes of the Himalayas.
The trail unfolds through dense conifer and rhododendron forests, leading you to the quaint village of Debuche. Continuing through the rhododendron-covered path to Milinggo, the journey takes a descent towards the suspension bridge over the Imja Khola. As you cross the bridge, the ascent begins, revealing a perfect photo opportunity of the majestic Stupa with the iconic Ama Dablam in the backdrop.
Proceeding onwards, Pangboche welcomes you before the trail ascends above the treeline, transitioning into the arid expanse of alpine meadows. Along the path of the Imja Khola, passing through Shomare and Orsho, the trail splits after Orsho. Opt for the lower path along the west bank of Imja Khola, guiding you to the picturesque Dingboche. Here, the evening unveils stunning views of Island Peak, Peak 38, and Lhotse, promising a night of rest at a cozy mountain lodge.

Today is dedicated to acclimatization in Dingboche, providing a refreshing break. Begin your morning with a hearty breakfast, accompanied by awe-inspiring views of Ama Dablam. Your guide will lead you on a short, invigorating walk to Nangkartshang Gompa, a Buddhist monastery perched 400 meters above Dingboche. From this elevated vantage point, marvel at the panoramic views of Makalu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and the scenic Imja valley.
After a leisurely walk back to Dingboche, relax at your mountain lodge, soaking in the serene surroundings. Overnight, the mountain lodge ensures a comfortable stay.

Embark on an exhilarating trek from Dingboche to Lobuche, situated at an altitude of 4910 meters. The 12-kilometer journey unfolds over 7 hours, taking you along a path climbing gently along the ridge through the village of Dusa. Marvel at the twin peaks of Taboche and Cholatse, alongside panoramic views of Ama Dablam and Kantega.
Descending to a glacial stream, the trail rises to Dughla before ascending the gravelly terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier. Traverse the ridge adorned with memorials to lost climbers and Sherpas, reveling in breathtaking views of Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse, Nuptse, and Lhotse. The path meets a junction, guiding you to Lobuche for a night of rest in a mountain lodge.

Set forth on an awe-inspiring trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp, nestled at an altitude of 5365 meters, and then return to Gorak Shep. The 15-kilometer journey spans 8 hours, guiding you through a narrow gap between the glacial moraine and the mountain wall. As you traverse past the Italian Pyramid, discover the ever-changing trail marked by cairns and yak train signs.
Admire your first views of Kalapathar (5545m) and take a moment to detour to the moraine's edge, offering a panoramic view of the Khumbu Glacier. Passing the Changri Shar Glacier, reach Gorak Shep, a flat sandy expanse at the base of Kalapathar. Continue towards Everest Base Camp, situated at the bottom of the Khumbu Icefall. After soaking in the grandeur, trek back to Gorakshep for an unforgettable night at a mountain lodge.

Embark on an early morning adventure to Kalapatthar, aptly named the 'Black Rock,' as we strive to maximize our chances of witnessing the awe-inspiring sight of Mt. Everest. This exhilarating ascent promises the most panoramic views of the Himalayas, providing a 360-degree spectacle of towering peaks, including the majestic Mt. Pumori (7169 m), the iconic Mt. Everest (8848.86 m), the formidable Lhotse (8516 m), the Tibetan peak Changtse, Mt. Nuptse (7861 m), and an array of smaller peaks that adorn the horizon.
As we stand atop Kalapatthar, soaking in the breathtaking scenery, we mark the culmination of our remarkable journey. The next chapter unfolds with a thrilling helicopter ride back to Lukla unward to kathmandu, offering a unique perspective of the Himalayan landscape from above. This aerial experience adds a touch of grandeur to your adventure, concluding the trek on a high note.

Bid farewell to the enchanting land of Nepal as our airport representative accompanies you to Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport for your final departure. Reflect on the extraordinary experiences and memories gathered during your trek to the Everest Base Camp, knowing that this journey will forever remain etched in your travel repertoire. Depart with a sense of fulfillment, carrying the spirit of the Himalayas with you wherever your travels may lead.

Cost Includes

  • 3-star hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on BB plan, on twin sharing .
  • Accommodation in Tea-house during the trek.
  • Three times Meals During the trek (Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner)
  • Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Transportation from Kathmandu- Ramachap by private vehicle.
  • Domestics Air Fear from Ramachap-Lukla
  • Gorakshep to Kathmandu by Helicopter
  • TIMS Card/ National Park entry fee/Other Permits.
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as applicable.
  • An experienced government-certified English-speaking trekking guide and a porter to carry luggage. The porter ratio is 1 porter for every 2 trekkers.
  • A comprehensive medical kit for any necessary medical assistance during the trek.
  • Staff costs include their salary, insurance, and allowance. Group medical kit box carried by Trekking Guide (Diamox and First Aid Medicine).
  • Farwell dinner at typical Nepalis restaurant with local cousin and cultural performance.
  • Spa Refreshment after Adventure

Cost Excludes

  • International Travel insurance (Travel insurance must cover helicopter rescue in case of uncertain circumstance)
  • All personal belongings expense.
  • Tipping for the Trekking Guide and Potter.
  • Trip extension incase on unfortunate circumstance.
  • Trip cancelation Charges.

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