About Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter

Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter is the ultimate option for anyone with limited time on their hands yet wants to experience adventurous trekking to the base of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). No doubt, Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter 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, religion, and language. The trail is moderate with a few steep ascends and descends that will surely help you test your endurance and expand it beyond that.

The Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter follows the same regular route of Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days. The different Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter is returned by Helicopter from Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu airport. The trek follows different popular places like Namche BazarTengboche Monastery, Lukla, and other sites.  During Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter, you will witness alpine forests of rhododendron & fir, cold rivers, 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 Everest Base Camp Trek Return by Helicopter is that you can reach 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 a witness aerial view of the Everest region at the same time. Our professionally designed Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek will allow you to be part of the incredible journey in the Khumbu region.

We assure you that this trek will always hold a special place in your heart that any other excursions cannot replace. Everest Base Camp Trek Return 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 Helicopter Trek 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 Helicopter Trek cost or any other information, don't hesitate to contact us anytime.

Note-

*4 pax is maximum 400kg weight for Mt. Everest Base Camp Heli Trek – based on body weight.

* If we have 4-6 pax, we will run two shuttles flights by splitting body weight 200 kg on average.

Short Information About 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 on 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 Heli Trek 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 Heli trek in January. 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 the traffic congestion in Kathmandu airport. The Ramechhap airport is located 130KM far from Kathmandu and approximately 4 hours driving.

 If you avoid a flight from/ to Ramechhap to Lukla to Ramechhap, another option is a Helicopter Charter for five people. Generally, the Helicopter charge is 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 charter for your easy transport.

Highlights

  • 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.

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.

After taking breakfast, our guide will pick us up from our hotel and start the Kathmandu City Tour. During the tour, we will visit most of the World Heritage Sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple. After finishing the city tour, we will drop at Thamel for shopping souvenir for your family and friends. In the evening, we will enjoy a cultural program with dinner.

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 Five Star Hotel.
  • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private).
  • Entrance fees in entrance fees in Kathmandu sightseeing place.
  • Flight ticket of Kathmandu/Ramechap – Lukla.
  • Kalapatthar- Kathmandu by Helicopter.
  • 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.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return after trek.
  • Meals in Kathmandu .
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips.
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Nepal Information:

Nepal is a landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It has the highest peak globally, named Mt Everest (Sagarmatha), and eight heights of the world's ten tallest mountains. Lumbini is the birthplace of Gautam Buddha's place name.

Nepal is a small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty-nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty-eight meters. Nepal is divided into three parts Terai, Hill, and mountain regions.

Here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty-three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

Passport and Visa:

The first thing for traveling anywhere, you need a valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain a visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other borders. The most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal if you fill online form and bring it with you. It would be easier to get a visa at any Nepal border.

Weather:

Nepal's climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has a hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degrees Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year, and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is suitable this season, and many flowers blossom and best season for trekking.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tours and treks in Nepal. At that time, the weather is delightful so are the mountains and Himalayas. This season is also the season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the most significant festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.
  • Winter : (Dec-Feb): This season is known as the cold season, so not the best time for high altitude trekking in that time. 

Best Time to Go Trekking in Nepal:

The best to do trekking in Nepal is in September to November and March to May. December and January are also possible to do trekking, but winter season, so that it would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest the lower part of mountain trekking. June, July, and August is the raining season, so we recommend contacting us for the best trek.

Is it suitable trekking for me?

If you are physically fit and love to walk, then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose a long day's program, you have t walk more days in the mountain. All trekking programs can see on our website. We suggest that while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage, then take one porter. If you need more questions about a suitable trekking package in Nepal, please drop an email or contact us on social sites.

Currency:

The Nepalese currency is called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, you can visit Bank, govt. You licensed holder Money Exchange.

Insurance:

We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving their home country by showing your travel itinerary. Their insurance must cover medical, personal accidents, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, damaged or lost luggage, etc.

Hotel/ Accommodation on Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek:

We provide our client in the City area best Five stars (above three stars is on the client requested) and the best lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of a guest house and restaurant where rooms are usually decorated and available bed, pillow, and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only a teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of a deluxe hotel.

Meals Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek:

The meal which is provided in the trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights, and our guide will choose a restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommend you bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek:

We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two-person. One porter carries 14 kg.

Personal Expenses Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek:

Personal expenses mean which is not covered your package column cost include. Usually, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers, and an extra day if the flight is canceled or any other natural disasters.

Some do's and do not's Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek:

  • Respect local culture and people.
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature, so you do not have difficulty adjusting here.
  • While entering Temple and monasteries, just check in some temples not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking a photograph, please ask the authorized person for permission.

What do I need for the trekking/ Packing list :

  • Day pack (rucksack)
  • Lightweight and warm trousers.
  • Socks.
  • Sun hats and gloves.
  • Full- sleeves t-shirt.
  • Warm jackets.
  • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
  • Lightweight cotton clothing.
  • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
  • Knee supports.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sun cream and lip protector.
  • A one-liter hard Water bottle.
  • Batteries
  • Flashlight
  • Down jacket
  •  Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return.
  • -Trekking shoes or boots.
  • -A pair of sandals.