Detail ItineraryEverest Base Camp Heli Trek | Everest Heli Trek | Return by Helicopter

  • ico-duration
    Duration 11 Days
  • Trip Difficulty MODERATE 
  • accomodation icon
    AccommodationHotel + Tea House
  • TransportationCar + Flight + Heli
  • icon trekkers
    Trip StyleHiking + Excursion
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    DestinationNepal
  • Meals: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast
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  • Day 01
    Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

    Arrival at Kathmandu at Tribhuwan International Airport, a representative will welcome you taking to the hotel. On the way, briefing of the trek will be done. No planning of any activities on the day of arrival, hence to relax and stay overnight at the hotel.

    • Accomodation: 3-star Hotel
    • Max. Altitude: 1,360
  • Day 02
    Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding 2652 m, Duration: 3 hours

    An Awesome flight of about 30 – 35 minutes from the domestic airport at Kathmandu to Lukla airport. It has the runway of a length of about 60 meters and is located at the high altitude.

    We will then walk from till Phakding having a scenic view of Kusum-Kanguru. Overnight stay at Guesthouse including all meals.

    • Accomodation: Tea House
    • Hours: 3
    • Max. Altitude: 2,860
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Distance Covered: 9.6 Km
  • Day 03
    Trek to Namche Bazaar 3443 m, Duration: 6 hours

    Starting from Phakding, we will be heading to Namche Bazaar – the center of trade of Khumbu region. Namche Bazaar is well known for the trading of textiles, foods and much more. The fascinating view of Himalayan pine and cedar trees on both sides of the path following the Dudh Koshi is simply ravishing.

    After reaching Namche Bazaar, we will stay overnight at the Guesthouse, and enjoy all the meals provided.

    • Accomodation: Tea House
    • Hours: 6-7
    • Max. Altitude: 3,434
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Distance Covered: 10.3 Km
  • Day 04
    Acclimatization and Rest day. Hike up to Everest View Hotel, overnight at Namche Bazaar

    On the day 4 of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, we will visit the Namche Bazaar for an acclimatization to be ready for the upcoming due to high altitude. We can hike to the Everest View Hotel for the fascinating panoramic view the Mt. Everest with other mountains. Also we can hike to Syangboche Airport situated at the height of 3700m. The Everest photo gallery and the Sherpa Culture Museum also can be visited. Stay at the Guesthouse with all meals included.

    • Accomodation: Tea House
    • Hours: 4-6
    • Max. Altitude: 3,900
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Distance Covered: 9.8 Km
  • Day 05
    Trek to Tengboche 3868 m, Duration: 5 hours

    Day of the trip will start with the departure from the Namche Bazaar heading up to Tengboche at 3860m height. Mt. Everest with Mt.Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, etc can be viewed on the way. The view is simply awesome. Tengboche Monastery lies at the right of the Dudh Koshi valley lying at Pungki Thanka.

    Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

    • Accomodation: Tea House
    • Hours: 5-6
    • Max. Altitude: 3,868
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Distance Covered: 9.3 Km
  • Day 06
    Trek to Dingboche 4410 m, Duration: 5 hours

    After descending from Tengboche, we will head to Dingboche, known as the “Summer Valley” at an altitude of 4410m through the traversing the Imja river and the Pangboche Village at 3900m height. Amazing views of the mountain ranges will fascinate the travellers.

    • Accomodation: Tea House
    • Hours: 5-6
    • Max. Altitude: 4,410
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Distance Covered: 10.6 Km
  • Day 07
    Dingboche to Nangkartseng Hill 5100 m and return, 6 hours

    As we get higher, acclimatization is necessary for the further trip. Hiking to Nangkartseng at 5100m height is an amazing experience and to have the clear views of Lobuche, Thamserku, Taboche, Ama Dablam, Mt. Makalu (the 5th highest mountain).

    After spending some time at the Nangkartseng. We will head back to Dingboche via the Chhukung valley. Resting at the Guesthouse and then enjoying the meals.

    • Accomodation: Tea House
    • Hours: 6
    • Max. Altitude: 4,810
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Distance Covered: 5 Km
  • Day 08
    Trek to Lobuche 4910 m 5 hours

    After walking 5 hours from Dingboche, we will reach Lobuche passing through the yak pastures. Today we will start to walk along side of Khumbu Glacier. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

    • Accomodation: Tea House
    • Hours: 5-6
    • Max. Altitude: 4,920
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Distance Covered: 7.4 Km
  • Day 09
    Everest Base Camp 5364 m, back to Gorekshep 5141 m, 8 hours

    On the day 9 of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, the destination is to reach the Everest Base Camp and then return to Gorekshep. We will walk down to the Khumbu glacier through the amazing nature. On the ascends and descends, we can have an amazing glimpse of the Khumbu icefall.

    After way back to Gorekshep from the Everest Base Camp, we will rest at the Guesthouse enjoying our meals.

    • Accomodation: Tea House
    • Hours: 6-7
    • Max. Altitude: 5,364
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Distance Covered: 11.3 Km
  • Day 10
    Morning hiking to Kalapattar 5550 m for Sunrise on Everest, Back to Kathmandu by Helicopter

    We can hike to the central spot for the mesmerizing views of the sunrise and the Mt. Everest along with other peaks named “Kala Patthar” – black stone. After walking back to Gorekshep, we will have our breakfast then we can enjoy Helicopter ride back to Kathmandu and view the adorable landscape and the magnificent Himalayan range.

    After arriving at the Kathmandu, we will head to the hotel, enjoy the breakfast and take rest for the day. No other activities planned for the day.

    • Accomodation: 3-Star Hotel
    • Hours: 4-5
    • Max. Altitude: 5,550
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Distance Covered: 5.6 Km
  • Day 11: End of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek or Extend your trip

    Departure day begins with a farewell breakfast. Transportation to the airport is provided. We will take you to the airport at least 2 – 3 hours before the scheduled flight.

    • Max. Altitude: 1,360
    • Meals: Breakfast