The "Everest Base Camp Trek with Heli Return" combines the adventure of trekking to the base of the world's highest peak with the luxury and convenience of a helicopter return, offering a unique and memorable experience in the Nepalese Himalayas.
  • DestinationNepal
  • Durations10 days
  • Trip DifficultyModerate
  • Group Size15+


Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek: A Journey Beyond the Clouds

Embark on the journey of a lifetime to the heart of the majestic Himalayas with our Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek. This 10-day expedition combines the thrill of trekking in the world-renowned Sherpa land with the luxury of a helicopter return, offering an unparalleled adventure amidst the Everest Himalayan ranges. Witness the awe-inspiring sunrise over Everest, explore the richness of ancient monasteries, and immerse yourself in the unique Sherpa culture. This trip promises not just a trek, but a transformational experience that beckons every mountain lover.

Expedition Highlights
Our Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is meticulously crafted for those pressed for time yet eager to explore the iconic base camp of the world's highest peak. This adventure is not just about reaching your destination but savoring every moment of the journey—through verdant trails, past ancient Buddhist sites, and within the embrace of the Himalayas' grandeur.

The trek commences with a scenic flight to Lukla, the gateway to Everest, setting the stage for what lies ahead. As you trek through vibrant Sherpa villages, cross thrilling suspension bridges, and navigate the trails of Sagarmatha National Park, every step brings you closer to the legendary Everest Base Camp. Celebrate your arrival with the breathtaking backdrop of the highest peaks on Earth, a moment of triumph and exhilaration.

For the ultimate vantage point, ascend to Kalapatthar, where a 360-degree panorama of Everest and its neighboring giants awaits. This pinnacle of the trek offers unmatched views and a profound sense of accomplishment.

Luxurious Return
Conclude your adventure with a helicopter flight from Gorakshep back to Kathmandu, a journey that offers a bird's eye view of the landscape you traversed on foot. This luxurious return not only saves time but provides a spectacular aerial perspective of the Himalayas, ensuring your adventure ends on an unforgettable note.

Why Choose Us?
Booking your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek with us ensures not just an unforgettable adventure but also peace of mind. From meticulous planning to personal touches, we strive to make your journey comfortable, safe, and enriching. Whether you're a seasoned trekker or a first-time adventurer, our package is designed to offer the best of the Himalayas without compromising on luxury or experience. Join us, and let's make your Himalayan dream a reality!

Detail Itinerary

Cost Details

Cost Includes

Inclusive Cost Benefits:

  • Private transportation to and from Kathmandu International Airport, ensuring comfort and convenience.
  • Two nights' accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast included, offering comfort before and after your adventure.
  • Eight nights of upgraded lodging during the trek, carefully selected to enhance your experience in the Himalayas.
  • All meals covered during the trek, providing nutritious and energizing food to fuel your journey.
  • Purified drinking water throughout the trek, ensuring you stay hydrated with safe water.
  • All necessary ground transportation provided in a private vehicle as per the itinerary for a seamless experience.
  • Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, setting the stage for your Himalayan adventure.
  • The services of an experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek guide to lead you safely.
  • A scenic helicopter flight from Gorakshep back to Kathmandu, offering a spectacular aerial view of the landscapes you traversed.
  • Trekking essentials like a down jacket and sleeping bag provided for the duration of your trek, ensuring your comfort in the cold mountain air.
  • All necessary paperwork and permits, including National Park Permit and TIMS, handled by us for your convenience.
  • Government and local taxes covered, with no hidden costs to worry about.


Cost Excludes

Exclusions to Note:

  • The cost does not cover the Nepalese visa fee, international flight tickets, and travel insurance, which are essential for your trip.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu beyond the two nights included in the itinerary, should you arrive early or wish to extend your stay.
  • Meals in Kathmandu, offering you the flexibility to explore the city's diverse culinary scene.
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, internet usage, and other individual needs.
  • Tips for your guide(s), porter(s), and driver(s), allowing you to show appreciation for their dedicated service.

Good to Know

1. Ultimate Adventure: Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

Experience the thrill of hiking to Everest Base Camp, followed by a luxurious helicopter ride back to Kathmandu. This exclusive package is designed for those who wish to savor the majestic beauty of the Himalayas without retracing their steps back. Enjoy breathtaking aerial views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam on your return journey, making this a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

2. Scenic Highlights and Cultural Exploration

The Everest Base Camp trek offers more than just stunning landscapes; it's a journey through the heart of Sherpa culture. Visit ancient monasteries, engage with local communities, and immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the Khumbu region. With the heli return option, trekkers can enjoy these cultural highlights without the pressure of the return trek, ensuring a more relaxed exploration.

3. Optimal Seasons for the EBC Trek with Helicopter Return

The best times to embark on the Everest Base Camp Trek with Heli Return are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months provide the most favorable weather conditions, clear skies, and the best visibility of the Everest range, making your trek and helicopter flight both safe and visually stunning.

4. Physical Preparation and Safety Measures

Preparing for the Everest Base Camp Trek requires physical fitness and acclimatization to high altitudes. The addition of a helicopter return reduces the physical demands of the journey, allowing trekkers to focus on reaching the base camp. Nevertheless, comprehensive pre-trek fitness preparation is essential. Our guided treks are equipped with experienced guides, safety equipment, and emergency evacuation plans, ensuring a secure and enjoyable experience.

5. Sustainable Trekking and Eco-Friendly Practices

Engaging in sustainable trekking practices is crucial in preserving the natural and cultural beauty of the Everest region. The Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return emphasizes eco-friendly travel, supporting local economies, minimizing waste, and respecting the natural environment. By choosing this trek, adventurers contribute to conservation efforts and sustainable tourism in Nepal.