• Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return By Helicopter


Trip Facts

  •    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

Trip Higlights

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.

Trip Information

Everest Base Camp Trek and Back by Helicopter tour package is designed for adventure lovers who have a limited time frame but really like to trek World highest MT. Everest base camp By foot and enjoy return with panoramic helicopter flights. This trek is not only about the trekking to Mt Everest, but It also explores hundreds of panoramic snow-capped mountains and Khumbu valley called the everest region or sherpa land of the world. 

Everest base camp helicopter trek is suitable for adventure lovers who don't have enough holiday. Those kinds of trekkers who have less time like 8 days and around suits Everest Base camp Trek with Helicopter return. Instead of twelve days, this trek can finish in 8 days with Kathmandu to Everest Base camp to Kathmandu. Everest Base Camp heli trek tour provides you the great chance to visit the old Buddhist ancient Monastery, Sherpa culture and many flowers and animals along the Khumbu region and outstanding chance to see MT Everest Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho you like top mountain more than 8000m with hundreds of snow-capped peaks of Himalayan regions. Everest trek with the heli return package is considered as the best alternatives for Everest base camp Trek full package.

Outline Itinerary
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.

Detail Itinerary

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.

Cost Details

What is included?

  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla including the guide) with all application taxes.
  • Scenic flight to Gorakshep to Kathmandu by helicopter.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking guide and his/her assistant(s) (every 6 trekkers 1 assistant guide) with meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Strong, experienced  porter(s) (every 2 trekkers 1 porter) with all meals, accommodation, salary, and insurance
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Comprehensive first aid medical kit (carried by your trek guide)
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner at a cultural restaurant in Kathmandu (Optional)
  • All government and local taxes, company service charges

What is not included?

  • Nepal visa fee, International air tickets, travel and medical insurance, emergency evacuation costs
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (also in the case of early returns or late departures than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, extra drinks, battery charge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Customer Reviews

Mission Himalaya Success to manage our Everest trekking and Helicopter back.

Celine Lavigne | Toranto, Canada

Rating: 5

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.

Rating: 5

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.,



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