Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter
- Country: Nepal
- Trip grade: moderate
- Destination: Everest
- Activities: Trekking
- Accommodation: Guest House In trek/ Hotel In City
- Meals: Full Board in trek
- Maximum altitude: 5550m
- Group size: 1 to 24 pax
- Best Season: Sept to Nov, Mar to May
Sherpa people culture and tradition.
360-degree panoramic views of highest Mt. Everest (8848m/29,035 feet), Mt. Lhotse (8516m/27,940feet) 4th highest mountain in the World’s, world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8481m/27,766 feet), world’s 6th highest Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m/26,906feet) & many other attached high snow Himalayas.
The amazing experience of a helicopter flying over mountains.
trekking to the world best trekking MT Everest Base Camp
learn Culture and tradition of Sherpa people
Kathmandu to Lukla Best flight to world dangerous airport.
Everest Base Camp Trek and Return by Helicopter is a golden spoon opportunity for people who have been fantasizing to be in Everest Base Camp but had a limited time frame. The trek suits all adventure lovers in a flawless manner. Everest Base Camp Helicopter returns bless you with double fun and double expenditure. You can fly over the mountain peaks as well as stroll under the trekking trails. For this similar reason, Everest Trek and Helicopter return is a well-known alternative for Everest Base Camp Trek. Rather than taking 12 days for Everest Base Camp Trek, you can complete the trek in just 8 days if you chose the Helicopter Return trek.
As you trek to Everest Base Camp you will view the beauties that can be watched from certain angles only. However, Everest Base Camp Trek and Return by Helicopter offers you an aerial view of colorful monasteries, over 100 snow-capped peaks at a glance. The ride itself is a ride to paradise. Also, the trek to the utopia of many trekkers. The flattering view of mountain peaks from the ground is an amazing experience. The efforts and excitement to reach the base of the highest mountain in the world are indescribable. In contrast, most of the trekkers don’t want to do the efforts back again after glorifying at the summit of the top of the world.
Besides having the efforts of Trekking to Base Camp and return by Helicopter. People who are extremely short on their time frame or aren’t too fit to do the trek. You can choose the Everest Base Camp Heli Tour which will take you to the base camp in just one day. These are also popular for people who have an extreme desire to go to base camp but don’t have enough time.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to Hotel. (1300m)
Day 02: preparation for the trek and Explore to world heritage sites of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2860m) Then trek to Phakding. (2650m), 6.2 Kilometer approximately.
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. (3440m), 7.4 Kilometer Approximately.
Day 05: Rest Day in Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m), 9.5 Kilometer Approximately.
Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m) 11 Kilometer Approximately.
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m). 11 Kilometer Approximately.
Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5160m). Trek to Everest Base camp 5,365 m and down to Ghorakshep. 15 Kilometer Approximately.
Day 10: Trek from Gorak Shep to Kalapathar (5550m). Trek down to Gorekshep, Pick up by Helicopter, Fly back to Kathmandu directly.
Day 11: Shopping Departure or extend your trip.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
We will pick up you from the airport, Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your respective hotel by our team.
Day 02: Free and arrangement day.
This day is trip arrangement day and we will introduce your guide for your Everest Base camp trek. Rest of the day is free, you can go for shopping or also can go for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla then trek to Monzo. (2804m), 10 KM Approx.
Early this morning, you will be transferred to the domestic airport to catch a flight to Lukla. The 35 minutes flight is a scenic and a perfect spot for mountain-seeing. The view from the flight is more like a trailer to the entire movie that lies ahead in your trek.
Once you reach Lukla, you will trek to Monzo. It will take you about 4hrs. You will spend the night in a local lodge.
Day 04: Trek from Monzo to Namche Bazaar,(3445m), 4 KM Approx.
You will trek to Namche Bazaar from Monzo. The route will lead you into Sagarmatha National Park. Its remarkable beauty has it enlisted under the UNESCO world heritage site. The park is also home to several wildlife inhabitants.
Namche Bazaar lies at 11,270ft and is also an unofficial capital of the Khumbu Region. You will spend the night in a local lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Rest Day in Namche Bazaar. ( Explore )
You will need to rest for a day in Namche Bazaar. The rest is a must for acclimatization. However, you will not be spending this day idle. You will be taken for sight-seeing and small hikes around Namche. You will spend the night in Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche. (3850m), 9.5 KM Approx.
The route to Tengboche is a spiritual one comprising of various monasteries and temples. You will be visiting Tengboche Monastery, the spiritual center of Khumbu situated at an elevation of 12,700ft. The trail heads through Kayangjuma towards Sansa and a Pine Forest before entering into Tengboche. You will spend the night in a local lodge.
Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche. (4350m) 11 KM Approx.
The hike to Dingboche is at an elevation of 14,000 ft. You will also be walking over a suspension bridge that gains its popularity from the spectacular view of the mountain, Ama Dablam. The valley will slowly begin to open up as you approach the confluence of the Lobuche River. A steep climb across the river will bring you to Dingboche. You will spend the night in a local lodge.
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche. (4950m). 11 KM Approx.
Lobuche lies at an elevation of 16,170ft. On the way to Lobuche, you will pass by a number of stone memorials to honor climbers who failed in their attempt to make it to the peak of Mt. Everest. This route will also offer you views of Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku, and several other magnificent peaks. As the trail drops to the Khumbu Glacier moraine, you will gain the closest view of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. You will spend the night in a local lodge.
Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5160 meters.) and Trek to Explore Everest Base camp ( 5364 m) and down to Ghorakshep. 15 KM Approx.
This is probably the most thrilling day of the trek. After lunch at Gorak Shep, you will hike up the notorious Khumbu icefall. From here, you will walk to the Everest Base Camp. You will spend an hour or so explore the camp side which is affluently gifted with natural scenic beauty. You will trek back to Ghorakshep, and spend the night in a local lodge there.
Day 10: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapathar (5545m) and Trek down Gorekshep, Pick up by Helicopter and fly back to Kathmandu directly.
Kalapathar ( 5555M) is the highest height you can gain in this trek. It is an excellent viewpoint of Mount Everest. Along with Everest, innumerable spectacular peaks are also visible from Kalapatthar. From Kalapatthar, We will walk down to Gorekshep, Pick up by Helicopter and fly back to Kathmandu directly. Pick up from Kathmandu airport and drop you at your Hotel in Kathmandu.
Packing list for Everest Base Camp Trek and return by helicopter:
Most of the lower elevation less than 4500m fleece gloves will be fine but hike to Everest base camp and Kalapatthar 2 days we(mission Himalaya Treks) Suggest you bring winter gloves like winter Ski Gloves. It is very useful for morning sunrise hike to Kala Patthar,
We suggest bringing very good UV protection and polarized lenses sunglass for the Everest Base Camp trek. Sometimes it helps to protect you from the reflection of snow to your eye sp[ecially for a winter trek.
Warm down slippers help you keep warm when you stay in tea houses in the morning and evening time. Because it's not very comfortable at the tea house to wear hiking shoes all the time.
4, Sleeping bag:
We(mission Himalaya Treks Suggest you bring a sleeping bag when you trek to Everest Base Camp. But we request pack a lighter sleeping bag for your easy trek. In case if you feel cold at night you can consult with our guide for an extra blanket from tea houses. depends on trekking season and availability they will normally give you a blanket.
If you will going to do an organized tour with a guide and porter you can pack your things in the backpack of 55 to 65 l backpack for porters and for your daylight backpack you can use 30 to 4o ltr. in your day backpack, you can put water camera water for a drink and some suncream with a raincoat for instant rain protection. Other things that you need in teahouses you can pack in your big porter backpack.
Other Trekking gear for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek
6. Bandana, 7. Base layer top and bottom8, backpack rain cover 9. Fleece pants 10 Wool hat 11 Wool jacket and sweeter 12 Headlamp with a good quality battery 13. Hiking shoes 14. Hiking socks 15. Insulated jacket 16. Long sleeve shirts 17. Rain jacket 18. Rain pants 19. Sunblock and lip balm(50 SPF SUGGESTED) 20. Sun hat 21. Water Biottle9(2 one for hot water and another for cold water)m22. Towel 23. Some Energy snacks 24. Locks for luggage 25. Some bathroom kit like hand cleaner, Toiletries, Toilet paper, Wet tissue, Hand sanitizer) 26. Trekking poles 27. Some first-aid kits 28. Electric Adapter 29. Sleeping bag liner 30. Water Purification Tablets
Mission Himalaya Success to manage our Everest trekking and Helicopter back.
Celine Lavigne | Toranto, Canada
The views were spectacular when finishing the trek and back from a helicopter from Gorakhshep to Kathmandu. Flight attendants are very nice and informative, showing me and other passengers in the helicopter names of peaks and snow high mountains. Trekking from Lukla to Gorakhshep was so well managed bt guide Rangit and porter Saran Rai. Overall, my trip to Nepal is one of the best experiences in my life. Mission Himalaya Success to manage our Nepal trekking and Heli back.
lifetime dream to see "Top of the world" complete WOW
Jaydan Ray | Seattle, America.
My lifetime dream to see "Top of the world," by my open eye not by computer photo. It makes me success by Mission Himalaya treks. I trekked 7 days from Lukla to Gorakshep. Day 1 Kathmandu to Lukla flight and Phakding, second day Namche, third-day rest in Namche. Fourth-day Tengboche, fifth-day DingbocheSixth-day rest in Dingboche, 7th day Lobuche, 8th-day Gorakhshep, and 9th is my best day morning beautiful view from Kala Patthar and back to hotel take breakfast and take a scenic flight helicopter back to Kathmandu. No need to trekking back from the same way and the flight was amazing, take it the world highest mountain see by helicopter. Tks the company and their guide and porter.,
Fantastic Tour and Trek with Helicopter Flight.
William Zoey | Austin, America
I was traveling alone in Nepal to take Everest base camp trekking and It was fantastic to take this with helicopter back to Kathmandu with Mission Himalaya, his guide Ranjit Rai made a great job showing and explaining me The Himalaya range Sherpa culture and Monastery of Everest region. And Birendra show me the beauty of Kathmandu
Highly appreciated by the company services.
Nelson Carter | Los Angeles, America
We have Everest Base Camp trekking and back to Kathmandu by Helicopter. Have a tour guide. Our Guide call Narkubir, he is professional Normal English is Normal, punctual on time. Hospitality is good. Highly appreciated by the company services.