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Everest Base Camp Trek return by Helicopter 11 Days 

Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter - EBC Trek Return back by Helicopter is the ultimate option for anyone with limited time on their hands yet who wants to experience adventurous trekking to the base of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). No doubt, EBC Trek Return by Helicopter is the most popular and dream trekking destination for travel enthusiasts. Trekking in Everest Base Camp will lead you miles away from your busy life into the lap of Nepal Himalayan nature, where you will get to be part of a unique Sherpa culture, lifestyle of Everest people, religion, and language. The Everest Base Camp Short Trek return by Helicopter is moderate with a few steep ascends and descends that will surely help you test your endurance and expand it beyond that.The Trek follows the same regular route of the Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days only return via Helicopter from Kala Pathhar. The different EBC Trek return back by Helicopter is returned by Helicopter from Everest Base Camp/ Kala Patthar to Kathmandu airport. The trek follows different popular places like Namche Bazar, Tengboche Monastery, Lukla, and other popular sites on Everest.  During EBC Trek Return by Helicopter, you will witness alpine forests of rhododendron and fir, cold rivers, a 360-degree view of Mt. Everest, fine valleys, picturesque villages, great lakes, and high snow-capped mountains. In addition, you will get to see panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8, 516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Kongde (6,187 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Gaurishankar Himal (7,134 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), and numerous other snow-capped mountains.

The best thing about EBC Trek Return by Helicopter is that you can reach the complete Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour in a short time organized by Local Trekking Company Himalayan Asia Treks and Expedition P Ltd. Similarly, only a few people get a chance to experience an adventurous trail to Everest Base Camp and witness aerial views of the Everest region at the same time. Our professionally designed Everest Base Camp Trek return by Helicopter will allow you to be part of the incredible journey in the Khumbu region.Everest Base Camp is located at an altitude of approximately 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) in the Khumbu Valley of Nepal. It is the starting point for climbers attempting to summit Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world. However, reaching Everest Base Camp does not mean reaching the summit of Everest itself. The trek to Everest Base Camp provides trekkers with stunning views of Everest and the surrounding mountains but does not involve climbing to the summit.

We assure you that this trek will always hold a special place in your heart that any other excursion cannot replace. Everest Base Camp Trek Return Back by Helicopter is a little on the expensive side. However, the experience you will get during the Helicopter Tour is beyond its worth. Our Everest Base Camp Trek return by Helicopter accommodates two pax, three pax, four pax, and up to 6 people with extensive window seats allowing you to enjoy remarkable views and scenery. For further information regarding Everest Base Camp Trek return by Helicopter Cost , Itinerary or any other information, don't hesitate to contact us anytime.


  • 5 pax is a maximum 400kg weight for Mt. Everest Base Camp Heli Trek – based on body weight.
  • If we have more than 05 pax, we will run two shuttle flights by splitting body weight 200 kg on average.
  • If we operate one or  two person , we will return by Helicopter on group sharing basis.

Frequently Ask Question Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter 

Accommodations on Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter 

On Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek, you will spend overnight in a lodge or guest house. The rooms will be on twin-sharing terms with little space and a few pieces of furniture. Likewise, washrooms will also be on sharing basis. In Kathmandu, you will stay in a beautiful three-star hotel. Rooms will be significant with private restrooms.

Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter

Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter difficulty is marked moderate by experts. However, the trail can get a little exhausting and challenging in a few sections. You have to walk for an average of 6 to 7 hours each day, and day by day, increasing altitude will also make the journey challenging. However, with strong willpower, good health, physical fitness, and our professionally designed Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter Itinerary, you will efficiently complete this trek.

Best Season to go on Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter

The best time to go on trekking in Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter is from Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November). You can also go on the Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter in September,January and Febraury. However, the cold weather might not be the best fit for everyone. Similarly, during the monsoon, the region receives rainfall, which makes the trail slippery and dangerous.

Flight Information about Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter

Nepal Government has announced that the flight schedule to Lukla from Kathmandu has shifted from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid traffic congestion at Kathmandu airport. The Ramechhap airport is located 130KM far from Kathmandu and approximately 4 hour drive.

 If you avoid a flight from/Ramechhap to Lukla to Ramechhap, another option is a Helicopter Charter for five people. Generally, the Helicopter charge is around USD500.00 per person for one way. However, helicopter charter service is not guaranteed. After confirmation of your Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter, we will coordinate with the Helicopter company for a charter for your easy transport.


  • Scenic flight with stunning views of the Himalayas and gorgeous sceneries.
  • Aerial views of green alpine forests of pine, rhododendron, birch & moss along with striking glaciers.
  • Comfortable chopper with professional English speaking guide.
  • Namche Bazar, the most exotic tourist spot at 3,440 meters.
  • Feel the warmth of Sherpa culture.
  • Explore Tengboche monastery, the biggest monastery of Khumbu region.
  • Stroll on Everest Base Camp, dream destination of thousands of travelers.
  • Hike up to Kala Patthar for glorious sunrise along with a captivating view of Everest and surrounding mountains.
  • Witness panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Cho Oyu along with stunning Khumbu Icefall and Ngozumpa Glacier.
  • Awe-inspiring views: The helicopter ride provides breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas, including the majestic peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many others. This is an incredible opportunity to witness the grandeur of the world's highest mountains from a unique perspective.

Day to Day Itinerary

Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, our representative will be standing with a placard of your name / Himalayan Asia Treks. Please look for it! After a reception at the airport, we will transfer towards the hotel and complete our check-in formalities. We will have a short briefing about the tour program. 

Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

According to your flight schedule, we will drive towards domestic airport for taking flight towards Lukla. Flight to Lukla is adventurous and can see many snow-capped mountains. After reaching in Lukla, we start our first-day trekking towards Phakding. We will follow the Dudh Koshi river. The trail passes suspension bridges and bank of Dudh Koshi river.

Overnight in Phakding. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge.
  • Location: Phakding.
  • Altitude: 2650m.

After breakfast, we will follow Dudh Koshi river bank where we pass pine and oak forests, crossing suspension bridges. The trail passes through upstream on flat land, on the bank, to the junction point of the Dudh Koshi River and Bhote Koshi River. We get the most amazing splendid view of gigantic peaks -Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam Taweche and other snow-capped mountains. 
Overnight in Namche Bazar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge.
  • Location: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3440m

The Namche Bazar is also known as the gateway of Everest. Today is the first day of acclimatization in Everest Base camp Trek return by Helicopter. We will short hiking towards Everest View hotel/ Khumjung village. Acclimatization day is for trek high during days and sleep low during the nights.

Overnight in Namche Bazar. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge.
  • Location: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3440m.

After leaving Namche, we will follow Dudh Koshi River where we will experience the magnificent views of the mountain. The trail again ascends uphill towards Tengboche. We will walk through the lustrous Rhododendron forests. We will visit Tengboche monastery which is a sacred and biggest monastery in Everest Region where the Rimpoche (Lama Re-incarnation).

Overnight in Tengboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge.
  • Location: Tengboche.
  • Altitude: 3860m.

The trail of today is uphill and downhill through Imja Khola. We will pass exciting suspension bridge over the Imja Khola and small villages from where we can experience local people's culture and their lifestyle. We pass Deboche, Pangboche and reached Dingboche.

Overnight in Dingboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge.
  • Location: Dingboche.
  • Altitude: 4410m.

Today is the second day of acclimatization in the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek. We will explore Dingboche monastery. We will hike towards Nagerjun peak. From Dingboche, we can see a splendid view of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Lhotse, Tawache, Nuptse, Kwangde.

Overnight in Dingboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge.
  • Location: Dingboche.
  • Altitude: 5100m.

The trail follows frozen rivers with an icy wilderness of stunning beauty. We will walk uphill towards Dughla: a small village with garlands of prayer flags hung across the valley. From Dughla, we will descend towards Lobuche.

Overnight in Lobuche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge.
  • Location: Lobuche.
  • Altitude: 4910m.

Today is the awaiting day of the Everest Base Camp Trek return by Helicopter to reach the world’s highest peak base camp name Everest Base Camp. We will reach Everest Base Camp and take some snapshot through digital equipment for our memory and back to Gorakshep.

Overnight in Gorakshep.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Teahouse / Lodge.
  • Location: Gorakhshep.
  • Altitude: 5180m.

At early morning, we will hike towards Kala Patthar for seeing a 360-degree aerial view of Mt. Everest. Today is the last day of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek with keeping memories of Mt. Everest. After heading back from Kala Patthar to Gorakshep, we will fly back to Kathmandu by Helicopter.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

According to your flight schedule, Himalayan Asia Treks staff will drop you at the airport for your onward destination flight and bid a warm farewell to you. You will be flying back home with beautiful memories of the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek with you. 

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu Four Star Hotel.
  • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private).
  • Flight ticket of Kathmandu/Ramechap – Lukla .
  • Kalapatthar- Kathmandu by Helicopter on sharing basis..
  • Three times meals at trekking route.
  • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg).
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant - optional.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return after trek.
  • Transport from Kathmandu-Ramechhap on private transport.
  • Meals in Kathmandu .
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips for Guide and Porter.
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Price & Dates

Start DateEnd DatePriceAvailability 
27 Oct, 202306 Nov, 2023US$ 2599Guaranteed

Useful Information

FAQ Everest Base Camp trek (EBC Trek) with helicopter return

Here are some frequently asked questions about the Everest Base Camp trek with a helicopter return:
  • How long does the trek take?
The trek typically takes around 09th days trekking and 10th days return Kathmandu from Kala Patthar, depending on the itinerary and pace of the trekker. After taking amazing flight to Lukla , we will start our trek towards Lukla- Phakding- Namche- Tengboche-Dingboche-Lobuche-Everest Base Camp-Gorakhshep-Kala Patthar then fly to Kathmandu via Lukla. 
  • How difficult is the trek?

The EBC Trek return by Helicopter is considered moderately difficult to challenging, primarily due to its high altitude and varying weather conditions. Altitude sickness can be a concern for many trekkers, so proper acclimatization is essential. The trail includes steep ascents and descents, rocky terrain, suspension bridges, and can be physically demanding.

  • Is a helicopter return necessary?
No, a helicopter return is not necessary. It is an option for those who want a faster and more convenient way to return to Lukla/Kathmandu, but trekkers can also choose to hike back the same way they came. 
  • How much does a helicopter return cost?
The cost of a helicopter return varies depending on the season, availability, and operator. There are various reason to get different helicopter cost because there are more option like private charter flight, group joining basis. 
  • What is the best time to do the trek?

The best time to do the trek is during the spring (March-May) or fall (September-November) seasons, as the weather is usually clear and dry during these times. The best times to do the EBC Trek are during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn/fall) seasons. The recommended months are:

  1. Spring (March to May): Mild temperatures, blooming rhododendron forests, and clear skies.
  2. Autumn (September to November): Stable weather, clear skies, and excellent visibility.

Both seasons offer favorable trekking conditions, and you can choose based on your preference for weather and crowd levels.

  • What gear do I need for the trek?

Some essential gear for the trek includes a sturdy pair of hiking boots, warm and waterproof clothing, a backpack, and a sleeping bag. It is recommended to bring a detailed packing list and consult with a trekking company for specific gear recommendations.

Proper gear is crucial for the EBC Trek. Here is a list of essential items you should consider bringing:

  1. Trekking boots with ankle support
  2. Warm clothing layers (thermal wear, down jacket, fleece)
  3. Waterproof and windproof jacket and pants
  4. Moisture-wicking base layers
  5. Hat, gloves, and a buff or neck gaiter
  6. Sunglasses with UV protection
  7. Sunscreen and lip balm with high SPF
  8. Trekking poles
  9. Sleeping bag suitable for cold weather
  10. Daypack
  11. Water purification tablets or a filter
  12. First aid kit and any necessary medications
  13. Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries
  14. Toiletries and personal hygiene items
  15. Lightweight, quick-dry trekking pants and shirts
  • Is it safe to do the trek with a helicopter return?
Yes, it is generally safe to do the trek with a helicopter return. However, it is important to choose a reputable trekking company and follow all safety guidelines and precautions. Altitude sickness is a risk on the trek, so it is important to acclimatize properly and seek medical attention if necessary.