Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

Trip Highlights

  • Trek to the base camp of Mount Everest (8848m), the highest mountain on earth
  • Explore the Sherpa culture and lifestyle
  • Visit the oldest and largest monastery in the Khumbu region at Tengboche
  • Mountain flight to Lukla and a return journey on a helicopter with firsthand experience of the Himalayas from the air

Trip Overview

Nothing beats a trip to Everest Base Camp Heli trek in Nepal to explore the world-famous Himalayan range. Add to that a return trip on a helicopter at the touching distance of Mount Everest (8848m).  Which makes up a great exploration tour in Nepal. This Base Camp Heli Trek is an adventure trekking journey in Nepal that starts with your arrival in Kathmandu and takes you on a trip of a lifetime. The EBC Heli trek will let you realize the art of nature and put you amongst the friendliest locals in this country.

This 11-day Everest Base Camp Heli trek starts with a sightseeing tour of UNESCO-listed.  World Heritage sites of Basantapur Durbar Square and Swayambhunath stupa on the Kathmandu day tour. The trip then takes you on a mountain flight to the town of Lukla. Catching up with a team of guides and porters, start the world-famous EBC trek on the Everest trail to Phakding and consecutively to Namche Bazaar.

A trading point of Khumbu and a Tourist hotspot. Namche will host you for a couple of nights with the first glimpse of Mount Everest (8848m). From here, the trail heads on a challenging and culturally diverse tour of the Sherpa settlements at Tengboche and Dingboche. The final leg of this trek will land you in arid lands full of rubbles and rocks from glacial moraines as you trek on to Gorakshep and finally complete the mission arriving at Everest Base Camp Trek (5364m).

This will be an inspirational moment as you stand eye to eye with the tallest mountain on earth. Capping off this trip, a helicopter will fly you back from Gorakshep to Kathmandu with parting views of the Himalayan range. This trek is best undertaken during spring (March to May) and autumn (September-November).

Tour Trekking Company in Nepal is proud to bring you this fantastic Everest Base Camp Heli trek in Nepal. With many years of experience in the travel and tourism industry of Nepal.  We hold a reputation for quality customer service while ensuring utmost safety. Our team of expert professionals guarantees the best experience.  And instills the values of responsible tourism in the mindset of each of our guests.

Outline Itinerary

01: Kathmandu Arrival | Welcome Dinner
02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
03: Fly to Lukla|2,840m|, Trek to Phakding| 2,610m| 40 minutes flight |3 – 4 Hours trek
04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar|3,440m|5 – 6 Hours
05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche |3,860m| 5- 6 Hours
07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche |4,410 m| 5 – 6 Hours
08: Acclimatization day at Dingboche
09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche | 4910 m| 4-5 Hours

10: Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep |5,140 m| Visit Everest Base Camp|5,364 m| 6-7 Hours and then Fly to Kathmandu by Helicopter

11: Spare Day (In case of Bad weather)

12: Departure

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Itinerary

01: Kathmandu Arrival | Welcome Dinner
Welcome! As you glide down the clouds, a concrete jungle comes into view, that’s Kathmandu. Touching down, an Ace Vision Treks staff, on standby, will receive you and transfer you in a private vehicle to your pre-booked hotel. Leave some room for authentic Nepali delicacies with a welcome dinner planned for the evening. Enjoy the dinner over a trip briefing at a Nepali restaurant. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Kathmandu has a lot in store for you. And this day is pre-booked in your itinerary to explore this vibrant city. The sightseeing tour begins as you explore preserved medieval architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square. After appraising the art and craft, this tour turns spiritual with a visit to Swayambhunath Stupa. You then head to the Pashupatinath temple, a great pilgrimage site for Hindus. Finally, partake in circumambulation of the shrine while offering payers and turning the prayer wheels at the Boudhanath stupa. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
03: Fly to Lukla|2,840m|, Trek to Phakding| 2,610m| 40 minutes flight |3 – 4 Hours trek
A jolly day this, you will be driven to the airport early in the morning for a flight to Lukla. This 40-minute scenic flight culminates thrillingly as you touch down at Lukla Airport. As you join the rest of the team, porters, and a guide at the airport, start the wonderful Everest Base Camp trek with a relatively easy trek to Phakding. Overnight stay at Phakding.
04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar|3,440m|5 – 6 Hours
A morning amidst towering hills is made enticing with a trek to the famous Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar. Start by crossing the Dudh Koshi River onto an ascending trail. Heading up along the Dudh Koshi valley, we pass Bengkar. Past Monjo, the trail gets steeper as we enter the Sagarmatha National Park at Jorsalle village. Here, we cross yet another suspension bridge and then ascend to Namche. Overnight stay at Namche.
05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
Considering a significant gain in altitude in the past couple of days, this will be an acclimatization day coupled with an exploration trip of nearby Sherpa villages of Khumjung and Khunde. An early morning hike up to the Hotel Everest View will reward you with an unobstructed view of Mount Everest accompanied by some of the highest mountains on Earth. Overnight stay at Namche.
06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche |3,860m| 5- 6 Hours
We head further along the Everest trail to Tengboche on this day. The trail runs along a decent terrain until we arrive at Phunki Tenga. Observe the water-powered prayer wheels making their rounds with a chance to encounter wildlife such as the Himalayan Tahr or musk deer native to this region. A couple of hours uphill from Phunki Tenga will take you to Tengboche. Overnight stay at Tengboche.
07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche |4,410 m| 5 – 6 Hours
After an early morning wake-up call and a visit to the Tengboche monastery for morning prayers, we start the day’s trek. The first part of the climb is a trek up to the Pangboche village. We take on the trail above the Imja Khola River. The trail swirls around the banks of Imja Khola as we pass Orsho. Dingboche is an hour or so as we take on a trail over the glacial moraines. Overnight stay at Dingboche.
08: Acclimatization day at Dingboche
One more acclimatization day, take this spare day to head off the main Everest trail. On this day, you explore the Sherpa culture in the village along with the lifestyle of the people here. In order to acclimatize to the Himalayan atmosphere better, you can also take short hikes around the Dingboche village. Overnight stay at Dingboche.
09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche | 4910 m|  4-5 Hours
By the end of today’s trek, you’ll be a stop short of the base camp of the highest mountain on Earth. The day starts with a climb up the ridge of Pheriche Valley. Past Dughla, we cross over to trek along the moraine of Khumbu Glacier. Post lunch, you take on a steep climb along the moraine to the top for great views of Mount Pumori (7165m) including the Lingtren, Changtse, and Khumbutse ranges. Head further along the valley to Lobuche. Overnight stay at Lobuche.
10: Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep |5,140 m| Visit Everest Base Camp|5,364 m| 6-7 Hours and then Fly to Kathmandu by Helicopter
The trek starts with a Grand view of Khumbu Glacier as we trek along a wide valley adjacent to this glacier. As we make our final descent, we arrive at a bed of sands which will mark our entry at Gorakshep. After a short break off the trail, we refresh and start for the Everest Base Camp. Once at EBC, enjoy glorious views of Mount Everest from the southern face, views of the glaciers and pools surrounding this area as well as the Everest Icefall. Back at Gorakshep, you get on the chopper as it will take you back to Kathmandu in spectacular fashion. Enjoy the flight while you glide above some of the highest mountain ranges on Earth.
11: Spare Day (In case of Bad weather)
The day is kept to ensure that you catch your flight back to Kathmandu on time. The flight to/from Lukla can often get delayed due to bad weather. If you’re in Kathmandu, you can enjoy time exploring the local market, shops, and restaurants.
12: Departure
Depending on your scheduled flight you’ll have the morning to yourself for last-minute shopping and a quick breakfast. The company representative will arrive at your hotel and transfer you to the airport exactly 3-hours before the scheduled departure. Bidding farewell, exchange contacts with the rep. and give us your feedback.

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What's Include

  • All ground transfers as per itinerary
  • 3 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast at Three-star (3***) hotel
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with a professional English speaking guide & Private vehicle
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
  • Lodge or teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permits
  • Rular Municipality Entrance Fees
  • An experienced English speaking trekking guide
  • Porters to carry luggage (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Staff food, accommodation, salary & insurance
  • Welcome or farewell dinner
  • All governmental procedure

What's Exclude

  • Your Travel insurance
  • Nepal visa.
  • You will require 2 passport size photos
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drink, cold drink, laundry
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal trekking Equipments
  • Tips for trekking crews
  • Sightseeing and Monuments fees
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price include sections

Equipment Lists

As per your destination to visit please kindly consult with Trekking Company for suitable equipment, once.

  • 1 pair of strong hiking/mountain boots
  • 1 pair of waterproof gaiters / over trousers
  • 1 sleeping bag (-IDC) / (-20)
  • 1 down jacket
  • 1 light water- and windproof jacket
  • 1 water bottle
  • 1 torch or flashlight and spare batteries
  • 2 long sleeve cotton shirts
  • 1 medium-size towel
  • 1 pair of sports shoes/sandals
  • 2 pairs of light-weight trousers
  • 1 fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-Shirts
  • 2 pairs of light socks
  • 3 pairs of heavy wool socks
  • 1 warm hat
  • 1 pair of sunglasses
  • 1 sun hat
  • Trekking poles (opt.)
  • Personal toiletries – soap/shampoo toilet paper, etc.
  • Pills or tools for water disinfection

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  • USD 3599
  • Medium
  • 11 Days
  • 5364 Meters
  • B.L.D.
  • Hotel & Tea House
  • March-May, September-November
  • Min 2

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