Travel Destinations in Nepal

Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return

  • Trip Code: MG-162
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Country: Travel Destinations in Nepal
  • Trip Level: Moderate
  • Max Altitude: 5555m
  • Activity: Nepal Helicopter Tour Package
  • Starts at: Kathmandu
  • Ends at: kathmandu
  • Trip Route:

    Kathmandu-Lukla-Phakding-Namche Bazar-Tengbouche-Dingbouche-Lobuche-Everest Base Camp-Gorekshep-Kalapatthar-Lukla-Kathmandu.

  • Best Season:

    March, April, May And September, October, December

Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return Highlights

  • Landing at World's Highest Airport Lukla is a thrilling experience.
  • hike to Namche Bazar and Explore the Sherpa museum to witness the history of mountaineering and Sherpa culture.
  • The whole trek to Everest Base Camp resembles the typical sherpas, tradition, lifestyle, culture, and customs similar to Tibetian is a lifetime experience.
  • World Highest Point Hotel Everest View Hotel offers a panorama Trek and breathtaking Mount Everest View from a Coffee table.
  • Everest Base Camp Trekking is a starting point of the Mount Everest Expedition is famous among travelers all around the globe.
  • Kala Pathar 5555m is the highest point of this trek to everest base camp, that offers a splendid mountain view of the Khumbu Region.
  • The helicopter that takes off from Kala Pathar to Lukla is a once-in-a-lifetime memory because you will be flying over World's Highest Mountain peaks and you will have a chance to witness beautiful peak climbs such as Mera Peak.
  • 10 days short Everest Base Camp Helicopter return trek for travelers having less holiday time.
  • Scenic View of Everest Region in 360-degree angles and view of Sagarmatha National Park,8000m highest peaks and many glaciers.
  • Visit the world's oldest monastery Tengboche Monastery.


Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return Description

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour (EBC Trek) With Helicopter Return to Kathmandu is a short and fruitful ideal choice for travelers that offers the closest view of the world's tallest mountain peak Mount Everest and surrounding mountains which are above 8000m.
This is a slightly expensive luxury trek to Everest Base Camp as travelers can reach Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking (EBC Trek) route and Kala Pathar from where travelers in Helicopter will return to Kathmandu in 10 days.
Moderate physical fitness is required for this trek as you need to walk 08 days from Lukla airport through the Namche Bazaar to Reach Everest Base Camp (EBC Trek) and the highest Point Kalapathhar(5555m). This is a unique choice for enthusiastic travelers who wish to explore around world's highest mountain region and witness the life, culture, tradition, history, and environment of the Everest Region.
10 Days Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Helicopter Return to Kathmandu is a unique and best package we designed based on our clients' recommendations. If travelers want to explore the world's highest region and have a short holiday, then this can be the ideal choice.
This luxurious package is a compact of luxury hotels, the best-experienced guides in that region, and porters who have an idea about mountain hiking.
EBC Trek route is a composition of adventure, fun, and jaw-dropping scenario in the Khumbu region. Upon arrival at Lukla Airport, you will find the adventurous and thrilling landing, which is a lifetime memory. Similarly, Namche Bazar is a small and beautiful village of Sherpa which is full of the different historical importance of mountaineering in museums and along the way.
Similarly, World's Highest Hotel, Everest View Hotel, offers you a panorama view of Mount Everest and its surrounding mountains from your coffee table. Hike to Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a lifetime memory for any enthusiastic traveler.
Trek to Everest Base Camp is famous among mountaineers as a starting point for the expedition to the 8848.86m height of Mount Everest. Kala Pathar is the highest point of the trek, 5555m, that offers a panoramic view of the Everest Region and makes a lifetime memory along with the best Nepal Tours and Trekking Experience. 
The Helicopter takes off from Kala Patthar and flies to Lukla, offering the best and close view of the panoramic mountain range of the Everest Region. After Refueling, the helicopter again takes off from Lukla to Kathmandu. This flight is a lifetime memory between giants mountain and its periphery.
If you are unsatisfied with Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tours, you can take an EBC Trekking or Langtang Valley Treks, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, and Mardi Himal Treks in the Annapurna region. Or, if you want a truly challenging Nepal Trekking experience, Peak climbing is the way to go! Nepal has a total of 326 peaks open for climbing in Nepal Tours including but not limited to Mount Mera Peak, Mount Cholatse Peak, and Mount Kyazo Ri Peak. Along with this, you also have an option of going on a Panorama trek, passing through some of the greatest Pass in Nepal including the Thorong La Pass trekking region, along with witnessing rich Tamang Heritage.


Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return Itinerary

Welcome And Namaste!

As soon as you arrive in Nepal, a representative of Mount Glory will pick you up at TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport). During your transit from the airport to the hotel, our representative will let you know how you can take advantage of some of our services. Then after reaching your hotel and freshening up, there will be small briefing sessions regarding your helicopter trekking. After the briefing session, our representative will introduce you to your guide for the trekking. S/he will then share some of his/her experience regarding the travel so that you can get mentally prepared. 

Along with this, they will share some of their experience in other forms of Nepal trekking. This will include climbing in Nepal, Himal treks, their experience in the sun trek within this trekking route i.e, langtang valley trek and more.

Due to a Change in Airport policy, flights to Lukla will be from different places, i.e., Manthali and Kathmandu; however, this flight zone will be decided by trekking or aviation authorities.

Manthali To Lukla Flight: Early in the morning, at around 2:30 AM, we drive to Manthali by tourist bus, which is a 4-6 jours journey. After that, we take a flight 20 min to Lukla from Manthali. You can take this flight during peak trekking months. 

Kathmandu To Lukla Flight: After breakfatake a drive to Kathmandu domestic airport and take a flight to Lukla for 35min. You can get on this flight during every months besides for peak time.

After landing Lukla, our 3 hours trek to Phakding will begin as we cross. This is a rather easy trek. As we continue our walk, we pass through Ghat's small but homely village at around 2600m from sea level. We will walk through the edge of Dudh Koshi River, where we join the route to Namche Bazaar, located above 2713mm Chaurikharka. After reach Phakding, we rest in an overnight stay.

After Breakfast at Phakding, we will head towards Namche Bazaar, a beautiful village in the Solukhumbu Region. We will follow the Dudh Koshi river bank across the suspension bridge on this hill trekking trail. After that we will enter Sagarmatha National park once our permits are verified. Then, we continue our trek to Namche Bazaar. We can see glaciers, beautiful mountains, scared money stones, and colourful flags on the way. 
The day ends with a homely stay at Namche Bazaar, the local inhabitants' central marketing zone. 

Today we will roam around Namche Bazaar and spend a day acclimatizing to cold weather. We also visit the Sherpa culture museum and explore the cultural, along with historical importance of Sherpa. We also hike to Syangbouche Airport, the highest airport in Nepal, and visit Hotel Everest View; we will have amazing sightseeing of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam, and other Himalayan ranges. With the outstanding views of magnificent mountains behind us, we take a hike back to Namche Bazaar for an overnight stay.

After early morning breakfast at Namche Bazaar, we continue our journey through the bank of Dudh Koshi river. after that we take a step hill trek towards Tengboche Village. On the way, we can sight Rhodendron, a Clift of mountains, glaciers, rivers, and monasteries. After 5-6 hours of walking, we also visit Tengboche and visit the famous Tengboche Monastery in the evening. We can enjoy the stunning view of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Nuptse, and other peak climbs from Tengboche. The day ends with a  overnight Stay at Tengboche.

After breakfast at Tengboche, our trekking route takes us through the coniferous forest. We pass Imja Khola to climb up to Pangbouche village and then walk to Imja Valley through the Lobuche River. Finally, after a 5-6 hours walk, we will reach the traditional Sherpa village Dingboche where we will stay Overnight. Techncally we can call the trek of this day as a Valley Trek

After breakfast, we trek Uphill to Lobuche. This hill trekking offers a stunning view of Tawachee and Cholatse, and we pass through lateral moraine and Khumbu Glaciers. We ascend to Lobuche village, where we witness a stone memorial and praying flags in tribute to the fallen climbers. After that, we will reach Lobuche at 4910m from sea level, where we can observe a close view of majestic mountains like Nuptse, Pumori, and Lobuche. Our journey ends here as we stay overnight at Lobuche Village, observing the Sunset in the beautiful mountains.
As a side note, the trekking for this day can also be called valley trekking since we will technically be trekking through a valley. 

Today is a great day for our challenging trek as we reach 5360m height to Everest Base Camp, the base of Mount Everest. Our journey begins as we head towards Gorek shep through the winding trails alongside the alpine trails and marines. Our route to Everest Base Camp offers a hill trek and a stunning view of the Khumbu Region in Khumbu Glaciers. Here we get to experience the stunning views of different mountain peaks and the beauty and wilderness of the Himalayas. We can capture the EBC trekking's memory and return to Gorekshep for an overnight stay.

After breakfast at Gorekshep, you will hike to Kala Pathar, the trek's highest point, 5555m. You will have sufficient time for a photoshoot and mountain view. Now, it's time for a helicopter ride/ Helicopter trek that offers a panoramic mountain view in clear weather.

On this day, we will return back by Helicopter to Kathmandu and our hotel. That said, you do need to be careful while returning back. 
Note:(One Helicopter Can Carry Maximum 5 Persons) If there are three travellers, you will land directly at Lukla Airport. Still, if you are more than three, then the landing will be at Pheriche or Syangboche, then at Lukla due to high altitude and low atmospheric pressure. After refueling at Lukla, you will directly return back by Helicopter to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. With this, your 10 days Everest base camp trek with helicopter return begins!



After Breakfast at Hotek In Kathmandu. Our ten days Everest Base Camp Trek (EBC Trek) With Helicopter Return ends today, and our representative will drop you at Kathmandu International Airport for your Flight. We will also provide you with a certificate of trek completion and wish you a safe journey.
That said, if you want alternate travel routes, you can always go on EBC trekking, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, Mardi Himal Trekking, Poon Hill Treks, or Langtang Valley Trekking. Along with this, if you are done with Thorong La pass trekking and are looking for Mustang and Jomsom Muktinath, the Annapurna region is a good place for you.

Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return Itinerary Map

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You can change this itinerary, services, accommodation, duration of this trip suit your needs and budget. The choice is yours. Let us help you tailor your perfect holiday.

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  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • 02 Nights Twin sharing 3-Star accommodation in Kathmandu); Breakfast included. (A single room can be arranged upon payment of an extra price of USD 60 per night).
  • All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • Standard Guest House accommodation while in trekking time on a twin-sharing basis.
  • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport.
  • Helicopter Ride From Kala Patthar to Kathmandu.
  • Well, English-speaking Government License Holder Experienced Trek leader/Guide.
  • Porters to carry your bags(1 porter for 2 guests).
  • Food, Accommodation, salary, insurance, and equipment are for all staff.
  • Free Mount Glory Duffle, and T-shirt.
  • Everest National Park Permits and TIMS for trekking.
  • All government, hotel, and other applicable taxes.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show.
  • Trip Completion Certificate And Token Of Love.
  • Official expenses.
  • International Airfare and taxes.
  • Personal Travel Insurance.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All items of personal expenses.
  • Tipping for a guide, porters, and drivers(tipping is expected).
  • Any others expense which is not mentioned on 'a price Includes' a section.

Note: Please bring 4 passport size photos, a copy of your passport, and travel insurance at Our First Meeting In Our Office.

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Dave Hollik
Austria Jul 14, 2022
Tour to Mount Everest Base Camp By Helicopter
Finally struck off EBC from the bucket list with an extremely professional and well-organized tour by helicopter with the Mount Glory team! what impressed me most was the professionalism of the team. The ride was very safe and we experience a very great view of Mount Everest.
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