Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is shortest and luxurious trip to Everest Base Camp. Including all the arrival, depature you can experience Everest Base camp within 10 days. This trip is highly recommended for those who have limited holiday time and not enough day to trek down Lukla for regular flight to kathmandu. These trip is half trekking and Half Heli tour which means we fly to Lukla by regular flight, then follow the trail to Namche, Dingbuche, Tengboche and finally to Everest Base Camp and will return to Kathmandu by Chartered Helicopter from Gorekshep. 

Everest Trek with Heli Return offers you a life time opportunity to view Everest (8,848m), Mt Lhotse (8,501m), Mt. Pumori (7,165m), Mt. Nuptse (7,864m), Mt. Cho oyu (8,153m) and many other Mountains. Every adventurer has dream to Leave a footprint in Everest Base Camp so, Plan Nepal Travel tries to make trek easy for time bound travelers with elderly groups and children. The main highlights of trip is seeing outstanding beauty of Himalayas from a helicopter ride, feel and observe the nature beauty of Nepal and Khumbu Himalayas on a short time, visit Namche Bazaar and Tengboche Monastery, Unforgettable view of high mountains and Khumbu Ice fall. 

Plan Nepal Travel offers extraneous Heli Return Everest Base Camp Trek package to feel the differences. We tailor the best Everest Trip trying to acess the maximum destination as possible with comfort, saftey and social environment. We have prepared these trip with our past experience in operating Everest trips. However if these trip doesn't meet your time, need and interest then contact us or customized your own trip we would love to make that treks happen.​ Please send us email at: info@plannepal.com or contact us +977 9801044333 (Call/Whatsapp/Viber).

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

  • Adventurous Scenic Flight to Lukla Airport.
  • Enjoy Stay at Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu and Standard Mountain Lodge During Trek.
  • Explore ancient Buddhist monasteries, shrines and monuments.
  • Cross the High suspension hanging Bridges.
  • Explore unique Sherpa culture and wildlife.
  • Visit to Mount Everest Base Camp (5,350 m) and Kala Patthar  (5,643 m) to enjoy the spectacular view. 
  • Experience one of the world's most spectacular helicopter flight. 
  • Fly over the highest peak including Mount Everest and many more.
  • Enjoy the view of  Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam and more.
  • Get the combination of Luxury, Walking and Helicopter Flight in single itinerary.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft) 
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) 
Day 04: Explore Namche Bazaar and Hike to Everest View Hotel
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft)
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft)
Day 07:  Rest and acclimatization with a hike to Nagartsang Peak (5,083m/16,625ft)
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft)
Day 09: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft)
Day 10: Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m/18188ft) Back to Gorekshep and Fly Back Kathmandu by Helicopter
Day 11: Final Departure

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Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport. Transfer to Hotel.
After arrival and customs clearance in kathmandu airport. You’ll be met by the Plan Nepal tour representative at airport terminal who will be holding Plan Nepal Travel and Tours signboard with your name. We would offer you a warm Nepalese welcome and transferred to Hotel. In evening there will trip briefing program with Welcome Dinner. You will be informed about the time on your arrival at hotel. If the time persists, you can either visit the city or relax at the hotel. Overnight at Luxury Hotel at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m) and Trek to Phakding. 8km, 3 - 4 hours treks. Overnight at Standard Lodge. (B, L, D).
During  40-minute adventurous flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (9,186ft), we enjoy highest peak of the world and other hillside.  At the place of Lukla, trail leads north from the airstrip to the edge of Lukla Plateau. Upon arrival at Lukla, take skme rest while crew member finish packing. One can fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m). At the place of Lukla, trail leads north from the airstrip to the edge of Lukla Plateau. After, an easy walk through several villages reaches to Phakding (2800m). we start our trek through the prosperous local sherpa village of Lukla until we reach Phakding. Enjoy the pretty Sherpa villages, pine tree forests, the Dudh Koshi river as you walk and also have a glimpse of Mt. Khumbila a sacred mountain which has never been climbed.  To assist in acclimatization, we only have a short trekking time, however if you wish you can  take a hike to a nearby monastery.  Overnight at Standard Lodge in Phakding. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m). 11km, 5 - 6 hours. Overnight at Standard Lodge. (B, L, D).
After Breakfast, we begin our soft trail passing several villages, beautiful pine forest, then comes to Jorsalee (2800m). From Jorsalee following up Dudhkosi River about one hour and climbing slowly up a steep trail reaches to Namche. Nearly more than half steep trail, one can enjoy with breath Taking first view of Everest. At first, following up soft trail passing several villages, beautiful pine forest, then comes to Jorsalee (2800m). From Jorsalee following up Dudhkosi River about one hour and climbing slowly up a steep trail reaches to Namche. Nearly more than half steep trail, one can enjoy with breath Taking first view of Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7879m) and Lotse (8383m).  After Walking time about 6 hours we reach Namche Bazaar which is kmowned to be the biggest town in the Everest region. Overnight at Standard Lodge in Namche Bazaar. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Day 04 : Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar, hike to Everest view hotel (3900m) 3-4 hours. Overnight at Standard Lodge. (B, L, D).
A rest day in Namche Bazaar to acclimatise. This town, the hub of Sherpa society, is the administrative centre of the Khumbu region and has a police checkpost (we must all register there), the headquarters of the Sagarmatha National Park, a bank, several shops selling items of every description and a proliferation of Sherpa inns. After lunch, we will go for a short hike to the Everest View Hotel from where great panoramic views of the Himalayan range. Overnight at Standard Lodge in Namche. (Breakfast, Luch and Dinner Included).

Day 05: Trek Namche Bazzar to Tengboche (3867m) 5-6 hours.  Overnight at Standard Lodge. (B, L, D).
After Breakfast, trek to Thyangboche, Alpine pastures through the kharkas of Tsura, Orsho and Shomare to the village of Pangboche, the highest year round settlement in the valley. The Pangboche Gompa (monastery) is the oldest in the Khumbu and once used to boast the skull and hand of a Yeti, (stolen in 1991). Leaving Pangboche the route descends past some magnificently carved mani stones to the Imja Khola which we cross via a steel suspension bridge high above the river at a spot where it rushes through a narrow cleft. From there you have a gentle climb to the tiny village of Deboche past mani walls deep in a rhododendron forest before a short steep climb to Thyangboche through a forest of birches, conifers and rhododendrons. A visit to the monastery is a must. The singular beauty of Ama Dablam, standing isolated from all other mountains provides a spectacular backdrop and reminder of the height of Himalayan peaks. Overnight at Lodge in Tengboche. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m) 5-6 hours.  Overnight at Standard Lodge. (B, L, D).
After Breakfast, we countinue our journey to Dingboche. A short descent to Thukla followed by an easy flat trail and a small descent takes you to Dingboche. Cross the Imja Khola including the village of Pangboche. Enjoy spotting the majestic views of Amadablam and other Himalayan ranges. This is the highest big settlement in the Khumbu area of Sherpas. Overnight at Standard Lodge in Dingboche. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Day 07: Rest and acclimatization with a hike to Nagartsang Peak (5,083m/16,625ft). Overnight at Standard Lodge. (B, L, D)
Today is second acclimatization days. After a late Breakfast, we hike to Nagarjun Peak which offer tremendous views of Mount Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, Ama Dablam, Island peak, Cholaste, Taboche and many more. Acclimatization hike to the nearby hills helps in adapting with the high altitude. Overnight at Standard Lodge in Dingboche. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche. (4940 m/16,207 ft): 4km, 7 hours trek. Overnight at Standard Lodge. (B, L, D).
After having breakfast, we begin our trek to Lobuche and the trek leads to a mani-prayer Stupa. The trail is gentle downward to Pheriche village. Throughout the trip we can take views of Himalayas. These 7 days trail offers the view of  Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam, Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-tse (5820m). We begin to see Mt. Pumori as we continue on our trail from Pheriche village. We cross a stream and ascend to Duglha which is a tiny village with a huge strand of prayer flags hung across the valley. Take some rest at Duglha and again walk to Lobuche. Overnight at Standard Lodge in Lobuche. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

 Day 09: Hike to Everest Base Camp (5400m) and Return to Gorak Shep. 7 - 8 Hours. Overnight at Standard Lodge. (B, L, D).
Today is the special and exciting day of the trek. The trail is with many ups and downs and you may feel tired but the journey is still exciting because you are going to be at Everest Base Camp. It takes about 3 hours of hiking to reach the base camp. You will enjoy of Khumbu changri Glacier and icefall. The walking distance is 7 to 8 hours. This is the place where expedition to Mt. Everest begins. After base camp, enjoying views, take lots of memories with pictures, selfies you will return to Gorakshep. Overnight at Lodge, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

Day 10: Hike to Kalapathar (5550m) and back to Gorakshep then fly back to Kathmandu on a Chartered helicopter.  Overnight at Luxury Hotel. (B, D).
Today, very early morning wake up and begins our journey to the highest point of the trek, Kalapatthar. We will enjoy the highest peak of the world Everest and several other Himalayan ranges. After enjoying the views we will hike down to Goraksheep, have lunch at Lobuche or Pheriche than fly back to Kathmandu enjoying the Himalayan views of Himalayas, flowing river and Landscape onboard the flight and make sure you have a camera or handy-cam to capture the spectacular mountain drama as it unfolds. The flight land at the Kathmandu airport and you will be met by our representatives who will transfer you to your hotel. Free time on your own for taking rest, shopping for your stroll around street of thamel or visit dreams of garden. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey, In the evening, we go for a Farewell Dinner at one of the Nepali authentic restaurant for dinner with cultural show. Overnight at 5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu. (Breakfast and Farewell Dinner Included).

Day 11: Transfer to international airport for your Final Departure.
We will exchange our good-byes and now you will be leaving Nepal with all the good memories and unforgettable Experience. We know and hope that you will always remember this Everest Base Camp Heli Trek and after return home tell stories of your amazing experiences in Nepal with Plan Nepal travel. we will provide a transfer to International airport for final depature as per your flight schedule. (Breakfast Included)

Trip Profile Description
Duration : 11 Days
Grade : Moderate
Maximum Elevation : 5,545m/18,192ft
Seasons : All Year, Summer, Autumn, Spring, Winter
Route : Kathmandu - Everest Base Camp - Kathmandu
Group Size : Minimum 02 Person
Cost Included
  •  Pick up & drop off at arrival and departure to/from Kathmandu Airport.
  • Welcome dinner or Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurants with traditional dance.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • An experienced, government-licensed treking Guide.
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Four season sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag( bag pack) and walking stick to use for trekking, if necessary.
  • Trekking Entry permit
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner during trek
  • Tea House Accommodation during the trek
  • Chartered helicopter flight from to Kathmandu as per the Helicopter fly out plan.
  • All mountain accommodation (private room with indepedent bathroom/hotshower and remaining Soft, comfortable, twin sharing private room with share toilet)
  • Twin sharing comfortable and private room in trekking
  •  Flight from kathmandu to Lukla
  • Road transportation
  • Emergency rescue arrangement (Makes sure your insurance will cover it).
  • First aid kit
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.
  • All Government and local taxes
Cost Excluded
  • International Airfares to/from Kathmandu and airport departure taxes.
  • Nepal entry/re-entry visa fee.
  • Items of a personal nature such as bar bills, telephone calls, laundry, extra mileage, mineral water  and any extra costs incurred due to natural calamities, flight delays etc.
  • Personal insurance, evacuation and medical expenses.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • All kinds of drinks in the mountain (hot, cold and alcoholic).
  • Personal equipment.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section. 

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