Everest Base Camp Trek and fly back by Helicopter

  • 9 Days - 8 Nights
  • 4 reviews  
  • Trip Cost
      US$  1750

Trip Highlights

  • Short and scenic flight over the mountain to Lukla
  • Walking along the Sagarmatha National Park
  • Hiking to EBC and Kalapatthar
  • Gorgeous views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, and others
  • Helicopter ride over the Himalayas

This is a great package that offers two different experiences such as trekking to Everest base camp and flying back by helicopter over the gorgeous Himalayas.

The Everest base camp trek helicopter return starts only after your arrival in Kathmandu. After having a short and scenic flight to Lukla, the EBC trek starts. It ends at Phakding on the first day. On the next day, the trail goes to Namche Bazaar. It is the beautiful Sherpa highland. You can spend the two nights over there as an acclimatization day for one day. The gorgeous Everest ranges come nearer to the nearest from the trekking beginning to the ending places respectively. Walking along the Sagarmatha National Park is inexplicable. The park includes different kinds of beautiful flora and fauna. The national flower of Nepal i.e. rhododendron can also be seen in almost all ways.

everest base camp trek and fly back by helicoptere

The continuation of your trips to Mt. Everest base camp takes you to Gorakshep. From there, you can have a hike to the base camp of Mt. Everest and Kalapatthar. The former does not offer the mountain views very perfectly whereas the latter shows the closest views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and other snowcapped peaks vividly.

Gorakshep is the Everest base camp helicopter trek ending point. From there, you will come back by our chartered helicopter. to Kathmandu While returning, you can find yourself on top of the mountain and see the remarkable Himalayas of the Khumbu region. Finally, the Everest base camp trek with helicopter return ends in Kathmandu airport on the next day.

Rising Adventure also customizes the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour as well as the Budget EBC Trek. We have been organizing the Everest base camp trek and helicopter return package for a long time. For more details, you can contact us at any time.

Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu and Phakding Trek

    In the early morning, you have a short flight to Lukla. During the flight, you can see the White Mountains on the left and right windows of the plane.

    After landing at Lukla Airport, your guide and porter are there to stand by with your name card. After your meeting, the trek starts and ends at Phakding, the lowest altitude place of the entire EBC trekking.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Phakding
    • 2651 m
  • Day 02: From Phakding to Namchebazaar Trek

    After having breakfast, your trekking begins. This is the day for walking along with the flora and fauna of the Sagarmatha National Park. The trek ends at Namche Bazaar. It is one of the major Sherpa highlands.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Namche Bazaar
    • 3440 m
  • Day 03: Rest Day

    This is the rest day to be well acclimatized. You can spend your day visiting the surroundings like monasteries, schools, and others. Namche bazaar is facilitated as a city area like in other districts. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Namche Bazaar
    • 3440 m
  • Day 04: Tengboche Trekking

    Today, the trail takes you to Tengboche where you can visit the beautiful Tengboche monastery. It is the largest monastery in the Khumbu region. While descending along the Dudhkoshi river, you can see the beautiful peaks of mountains. On the other hand, you can enjoy the smell of flora and fauna during ascending. At last, the trail reaches Tengboche.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Tengboche
    • 3870 m
  • Day 05: Dingboche Trekking

    Today’s journey is totally rewarded with gorgeous views of the Everest ranges and others. The trail goes downwards in the beginning. Then you trek through the forest of birch, rhododendron, and others. After crossing the Imja River, the trail takes you to Pangboche, where you can visit the Pangboche monastery. The trail goes ahead towards Dingboche along the Lobuche River. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Dingboche
    • 4360 m
  • Day 06: Rest Day

    This is another day for acclimatization. You can visit the surroundings or even can go hiking in Chhukung or the Nagarjun Hills. Both are hiking places for seeing the beautiful Himalayas.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Dingboche
    • 4360 m
  • Day 07: Lobuche Trekking

    The trail of today goes up gradually to the Khumbu glacier and moraine. It offers views of several peaks like Mahalangur Himal, Pumori, and so on. Then the trail becomes a bit easier and reaches at Lobuche.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Lobuche
    • 4920 m
  • Day 08: Gorakshep Trekking and Everest Base Camp Hiking

    This is the day for meeting your final destination i.e. Everest base camp. After having lunch at Gorak Shep, you have a hike to Everest base camp. It is a bit strenuous hiking due to thinner air as the destination is located at a higher elevation.

    After reaching the base camp of Mt. Everest, you may forget your pain and tiredness due to the pleasant scenery of the Himalayan ranges. After spending some time over there, you trek down to Gorak Shep.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Gorakshep
    • 5170 m
  • Day 09: Hike to Kalapatthar and fly back to Kathmandu by Helicopter to Kathmandu

    In the early morning, you have a hike to the Kalapatthar because it is the most renowned vantage point for seeing the praiseworthy views of Mt. Everest while compared to the Everest Base Camp.

    After reaching there, you may be hypnotized due to the sunrise views over the mountains. After spending some time, you hike down to Gorak Shep and have breakfast.

    After finishing breakfast, the chartered helicopter comes in front of you for taking you back to Kathmandu. In the Helicopter, you find yourself on top of Mt. Everest and other beautiful peaks. Finally, it lands at Kathmandu Airport.

    • Breakfast
    • Lukla
    • 1350 m

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up and drops by private vehicle
  • Domestic Flight tickets (Kathmandu to Lukla) and only 15 kg of luggage with hand bag is allowed to carry
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking period
  • Accommodation during the treks
  • Seasonal Fruit during trekking
  • Permit and TIMS cards for trekking
  • Authentic licensed, English speaking trekking guide
  • Helicopert from Gorak shep to Kathmandu
  • Government taxes
  • Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurants with traditional dance

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu 
  • Porters
  • All kinds of drinks
  • Tips for guide 
  • The things that are not mentioned in the "Cost Includes"