Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

Rated 5/5 based on 113 customer reviews
3700 USDPer Person

Trip Detail:

Duration: 11 Days

Starts/Ends: Kathmandu

Max. Group: 15 Persons

Trip Type: Trekking and Helicopter Ride

Highlights: Trek to EBC, Scenic Mountain Flight by Heli, Lukla Airport

Trip Overview

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with our Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return! Nepal Helicopter Service offers an incredible trekking package combines the thrill of helicopter ride back to Kathmandu after completing the EBC trek. 

This Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return to Kathmandu offers premium services on food, accommodation and other services in Luxurious way. You will stay in a luxury mountain lodges in comfort way even in the remote Himalayan region. This trip is similar to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, however it's with a adventure of trekking package.

 Get ready to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas like never before!

Major Highlights:

  • Trekking to Everest Base Camp: Trek through picturesque Sherpa villages, lush forests, and awe-inspiring mountain landscapes as you make your way to Everest Base Camp.
  • Helicopter Return: Conclude your trek with a scenic helicopter flight back to Kathmandu, offering unparalleled views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks.
  • Luxury Accommodations: Relax and unwind in deluxe accommodations throughout the trek, including cozy lodges and upscale teahouses.
  • Gourmet Cuisine: Indulge in delicious meals prepared by experienced chefs, featuring a variety of local and international dishes made from fresh, organic ingredients.
  • Expert Guides: Benefit from the expertise of knowledgeable guides who will lead you safely through the trekking route and share fascinating insights into the local culture, history, and geography.

Best Time for Luxury Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek with Helicopter Return: 

The best time to for the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These season are best for trekking and helicopter flight. The spring season offer mild weather, clear skies, and stunning views of the Himalayas. The helicopter flights need clear weather in the mountains to fly.

In other time of the year, this trekking is not recommended, however in good weather conditions it's possible to organize.

What Makes This EBC Heli Trek with Heli Return Different: 

Our trip stands out from others because of its unique combination of luxury and adventure. Unlike traditional treks to Everest Base Camp, this itinerary offers the convenience of a helicopter return, allowing you to experience the thrill of trekking to Everest Base Camp without the need for a strenuous trek back. It saves your time and escape the repeating of walking same trekking route after reaching the Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar view point. 

It is a lifetime memorable trekking package which gives adventure walking experience up to the base camp of mighty Mount Everest and return back to Kathmandu by a scenic aerial helicopter flight. It's a combination of thrilling adventure with luxurious helicopter ride.

Accommodations During Everest Base Camp Heli Trek: 

Throughout the trek, you'll stay in deluxe accommodations that provide comfort and relaxation after a day of trekking. From cozy lodges to upscale teahouses, you'll enjoy modern amenities and warm hospitality every step of the way. We provide you the best lodges available on the route with full of luxurious facilities even in the mountain. 

You will have warm and cozy electric blankets in major places with luxury accommodation which makes your trekking more fun and comfort. 

Food in Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

Indulge in gourmet cuisine prepared by talented chefs, featuring a variety of mouthwatering dishes made from fresh, organic ingredients. Whether you're craving local delicacies or international favorites, you'll find something to satisfy your appetite. You will get multiple choices of food. In all the lodges you will have option to order international food from the menu.

Typical Nepali food to any kinds of international food menu will be available. We provide three meals a day breakfast, lunch and dinner with hot drinks.

Permits Required for Luxury Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

For the Luxury EBC Trek with heli ride adventure, you'll need to obtain the following permits:

  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Municipality entry fee
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) Card

Get ready for an unforgettable journey to the base coamp of top of the world with our Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return. Experience the thrill of trekking to Everest Base Camp in style and luxury, and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Heli Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Day 4: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar

Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

Day 7: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche

Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

Day 9: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep and Everest Base Camp

Day 10: Hike to Kala Patthar and Helicopter Return to Kathmandu

Day 11: Departure from Kathmandu

Cost Info

Cost Includes:

  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • Helicopter flight from Kala Patthar to Kathmandu
  • Luxury accommodations during the trek
  • All meals during the trek
  • Experienced trekking guide and porters
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and TIMS Card
  • Airport transfers and ground transportation
  • Medical kit and emergency evacuation arrangements

Cost Excludes:

  • International flights and travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic beverages, souvenirs, and tips
  • Additional accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
  • Any extra activities or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary

FAQs

  1. What is the difficulty level of the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • The Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is classified as a moderate to challenging adventure. While it is accessible to trekkers with a good level of fitness, it does require some preparation and determination. The varying terrains and altitude can be demanding, but the stunning landscapes and sense of achievement make it all worthwhile.
  2. Is previous trekking experience required for the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • Although having prior trekking experience can be beneficial, it is not a strict requirement for the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return. Our experienced guides are trained to support trekkers of all levels, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the journey safely and comfortably. Their expertise and guidance will help you navigate the trek with ease, regardless of your previous experience.
  3. What should I pack for the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • Packing for the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return requires careful planning to ensure you have all the essentials. Important items include sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing layers, a down jacket, a high-quality sleeping bag, and personal hygiene items. Additionally, it's crucial to carry a first aid kit, water purification tablets, and a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated.
  4. Are there any age restrictions for the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • There are no strict age restrictions for participating in the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return. However, it is important that all participants are in good health and possess a reasonable level of physical fitness. This ensures that everyone can fully enjoy the trek and handle the physical demands of the journey.
  5. Is altitude sickness a concern on the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • Altitude sickness is a potential concern for anyone trekking to high altitudes. To mitigate this risk, our itinerary includes acclimatization days in key locations such as Namche Bazaar and Dingboche. These rest days help your body adjust to the altitude gradually, reducing the likelihood of altitude-related issues. It's also recommended to stay hydrated and follow the guidance of your trekking guides.
  6. Are there ATMs available along the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return route?

    • While ATMs are available in some of the larger villages along the trekking route, it is advisable to carry enough cash for your daily expenses. Remote areas may not have reliable access to banking facilities, so having sufficient cash on hand ensures you can cover any unforeseen costs.
  7. Is Wi-Fi available during the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • Wi-Fi access is available at some lodges along the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return route, usually for an additional fee. However, connectivity can be unreliable and slow, especially in more remote areas. It's best to inform your loved ones that you may be out of contact for periods during the trek.
  8. What is the weather like during the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return season?

    • The best seasons for the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). During these times, the weather is generally stable with clear skies and moderate temperatures, making for ideal trekking conditions. Winter and monsoon seasons can be more challenging due to extreme cold and heavy rainfall.
  9. Are there restroom facilities along the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return route?

    • Yes, restroom facilities are available at most lodges and teahouses along the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return route. These facilities range from basic squat toilets to more modern amenities in some of the larger villages. It's a good idea to carry some toilet paper and hand sanitizer for personal hygiene.
  10. How much does trekking gear rental cost for the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • The cost of renting trekking gear for the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return varies, but you can generally expect to pay between $1 to $2 per item per day. Commonly rented items include down jackets, sleeping bags, and trekking poles. Renting gear is a convenient option if you don't want to invest in new equipment for a single trek.
  11. Are there vegetarian or vegan meal options available on the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • Yes, vegetarian and vegan meal options are widely available during the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return. The teahouses and lodges along the route often cater to various dietary preferences, ensuring that all trekkers can enjoy nutritious meals. It is advisable to inform your guide or the lodge staff of any specific dietary requirements in advance.
  12. Can I charge my electronic devices during the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • Charging facilities for electronic devices are available at most lodges along the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return route, typically for a small fee. However, power sources can be limited, especially in higher-altitude regions. Bringing a portable charger or spare batteries is a good idea to keep your devices powered throughout the trek.
  13. Are there any cultural or religious customs I should be aware of during the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • Respecting local customs and traditions is important during the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return. Some key practices include removing your shoes before entering temples and monasteries, dressing modestly, and being mindful of local etiquette. Learning a few basic phrases in Nepali can also enhance your cultural experience and interactions with the local people.
  14. Is bottled water available during the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • Bottled water is available at most lodges and teahouses along the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return route. However, to reduce plastic waste, it is recommended to bring a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets or a filtration system. This approach is more environmentally friendly and ensures you have access to safe drinking water.
  15. How do I book the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?

    • Booking your Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is simple and convenient. You can contact us directly through our website or email, and our dedicated team will assist you with the booking process. We are committed to providing a seamless and memorable trekking experience from start to finish.

Clients Reviews

Best adventure of my life

(5/5)

We completed the Everest Base Camp trek with helicopter fly back to Kathmandu with Nepal Helicopter Service. It was an incredible trip of my life. Everything was perfect, and I must say, it was an experience of a lifetime. The staffs were friendly and helpful, the helicopter flight was first and best for me.

Thank you!

Eric Bennett
Los Angeles, USA

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