Trip Highlights
  • Experience the blissful walks right under the mountain shadows of the Khumbu region
  • Enjoy the strikingly comfortable ride of Helicopter while on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek.
  • Feel graced with the astounding views of mountain peaks like Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse, Mt.Everest, Mt. AmaDablam, Mt.Thamserku
  • Get close exposure to the unique way of mountain life and their traditions
  • Enjoy the harmonious visit to the Tengboche Monastery while expanding more information about the Tibetan cultural way of life

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek 2022-2023 brings the mix of a thrilling ride to a helicopter voyage with trekking in the world of Mt. Everest through Everest Base CampHeli Hiketo 5,380m. Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking is an adventure involving Flying back from the Base Camp by Helicopter. The Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Package is definitely one of the fun and adventurous way of travel that provides you with an uplifting trek and return to striking Lukla via helicopter. This Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Itinerary 9 Day offers you the best scenarios involving the mixture of the valleys, Rivers, landscapes, hills, and the Himalayas through an amazing perspective over the wind. As we dive into this fun trip we will stop by the beautiful Sherpa villages where culture and Himalayas meet.

Experience the panoramic view of the great Everest with the thrilling Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

Everest Base Camp Heli Flight Trek

The Everest Base Camp Heli Flight Trek leads you near to the lap of Mt. Everest 8,849within a limited Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Cost and a short time. Nevertheless, with just the involvement of trekking adventure, the trek lovers with limited time in their hands can hardly make the most out of this amazing Khumbu region. So Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is indeed a marvelous opportunity to go against all odds of trekking and enjoy the most out of the mesmerizing part of the Himalayas. This trek is similar to that of Everest Base Camp Trekking or even to the Everest Thame Trekking to some extent, however, it is less time-consuming and more diverse.

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Route

The Everest Base Camp Heli Hiking 2022 begins placing itself in speed with your arrival in the bustling capital of the country, Kathmandu. Then another domestic flight filled with scenic moments leads a nomad to the ultimate paradise of the Himalayas with the first step to Lukla which is then followed by an exercising form of hike tracing its way to Namche Bazaar as the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Route connects at DudhKoshi where along the path we can discover the beautiful existence of cedar and the Himalayan pine trees before we reach the trading post and the capital area of the Everest Region which is ultimately aching Bazaar. You can beautifully experience all the similar thrills brought by the ventures in Ama Dablam Expedition or the beautiful Everest expedition journey while on this Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking Trip. The gorgeous trails are forested with pines and rhododendrons led by the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Map. The amazing sights like Lhotse andtheAmadablam shall mesmerize you throughout the journey.

Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking Journey:

Similarly, the Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking Journey marches towards the classic Everest View Hotel from where one can view the great and mesmerizing sights of peaks like that ofTawache 6,542m, Lhotse at 8,516m, Everest at 8,848m, and the Amadablam6,812m. Then as we make our passing through several little villages, we finally come across the Dudh Koshi River with the help of a beautifully hanging suspension bridge located at Phunki Tenga. Helicopter Everest Base Trekking equally offers the magnificent exploration of the Tengboche monastery. Similarly, the EBC Heli trek then leads us hiking towards Dingbochewhere the elevation reaches about 4,410m as we make our way downhill crossing through the graceful Imja River and the stunning woods. Then we ultimately head to Nagarjunfollowed byLobucheand then the astoundingKalapattar. Likely, we make our effort to reach the Everest Base Camp after the exploration of which, we enjoy the thrilling ride over the Himalayas as soon as we head back to the Gorakshepand finish our breakfast. One certainly gets to encounter the dramatic aerial sight of the beautifully situated and formed landscapes as well as the gorgeous Himalayan Ranges. The Everest Base Camp HeliTrek Holiday journey shall meet its end in style with a comfortable yet striving way of reaching the trip’s conclusion.

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Helicopter Model

The Everest Base CampHeli Trek Helicopter Model is AS 350B3e Airbus Helicopters H125 which is brought into action for our Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking adventure in Khumbu. You can enjoy the thrills of a helicopter ride without any worry about safety since the helicopter has been beautifully manufactured with great potential to fly in high altitudes which is up to 23000ft and has the capacity to hold 5+1 seats. Highly experienced pilots will guide the helicopter and bring you the best helicopter ride experience.

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Difficulty Level

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Difficulty Level is comparatively lower than other normal treks with reduced days of trekking as the returning days are replaced with helicopter rides. We can consider the amazing Heli Trek to Everest Base Camp as a moderate trekking venture since there are possible risks of altitude sickness but also a very luxurious return back from the Base Camp through Helicopter.

Best Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking Season

Like any other trekking in the Everest region, the best Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking Season is especially known to be spring and autumn which means it's best to travel during the months of February-May and Late September-early December for an extra amazing experience of the region. But no doubt, you can choose other times for trekking as well.

Experience Everest Base Camp Heli Trek with Nepal Nomad

Nepal Nomad has the experienced of serving different types of nomads for over fourteen years. The team of Nepal Nomads is composed of well-trained members who have map-reading, emergency rescue, and first-aid training as well. We guarantee your safety and satisfaction with our service. We can also help you fix a proper Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Departure Date. So, contact us.

Itinerary

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On day 3, in the early morning we take the fantastic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla at 2827m. Built by Sir Edmund Hillary and the Sherpa’s in the mid-1960s, the flight time is about 40 minutes to the airstrip. This flight of true vision in space gives you box office views of some of the highest mountains in the world, right from the window of your plane. About 60 meters of difference is seen between the two airstrips where the landing field at the Lukla is at high altitude. Out from the Lukla we hike to the beautiful Phakding where with the lush green settings and thrilling view of the Kusum Kangraru will surely stun you.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2860m

From Phakding, we trek for Namache Bazaar for an estimated of six hours or less on the fourth day of the trip. Situated at an elevation of 3,440 meters, Namche Bazaar awaits us with its hustling nature as a small town and as a trade way with Tibet.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche
  • Altitude: 3,440m

We spend another night at Namche on the very fifth day as we return back after an amazing hike to Everest View Hotel situated at 3,880 meters which will mesmerize us with the glorifying views of mountains like Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Everest and others.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche
  • Altitude: 3,440m

In the early morning after a steep and brief climb, we bid goodbye to Namche and advance our trail to Everest. After passing through the several villages, we come across the Dudh Koshi River which is on a suspension bridge located at Phunki Thanga before we start ascending for about 2 hours up to the monastery. The trail is timbered by pine and rhododendron which is well dimmed. The ambient of the Tengboche monastery is dazzling and you will feel incredible thinking only a few years ago this was burnt down but with the efforts of the Sir Edmund Hillary Trust, the temple is built back remarkably. Every day at 3pm, monks shall make prayers and it is remarkable experience to watch this ceremony at Tengboche. The spectacular views of the peaks like the Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam and the other peaks shall entirely allure you.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3,860m

We hike towards the Dingboche where the altitude is about the 4410m as we go downhill passing through the traverse Imja River and the stunning woods as we move away from the Tengboche. As we move to the Imja we hike through the picturesque village of the Pangboche village which lies at the altitude of the 3900m. The amazing sight like the Lhotse and the Ama Dablam shall mesmerize you. As we reach at the Dingboche by passing through the pastures we shall see the beauty of this place. Dingboche is also called as the summer valley.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4,410m

Today is a different day for the acclimatization at the place where we get used to with the elevation. Today we hike towards the Nagarjun which is at the altitude of the 5100m where the on the edges of the Chhukung valley lies the Dingboche. The path becomes steep as we walk on the trail on occasions by making the trek more challenging. One can witness the gorgeous sights peaks like the Thamserku, Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Kangtega Ama Dablam and the Taboche Peaks from the Nagarjun valley. If it is a clear day one is sure to witness one of the fifth highest mountains, Makalu. We then head back to the Dingboche where we stay for an overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4,410m

Today our goal is to trek to the Lobuche which take about 5 hours from the Dingboche. Along the path we can see wide valley as we come across the Trekkers Aid Post which is located at the Pheriche at the altitude of the 4240m where treatment is offered to the western volunteers. We will then continue with our trek and then head to the yak pastures before arriving at the Lobuche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4,910m

Today we hike towards the Everest Base Camp which is one of the significant days of the hike. We shall encounter brief way up through the meadows and then descend at the Khumbhu Glacier. The complete sight of the southern face of the Mt. Everest can be seen through Kala Pathar where we get to see the adjoining peaks. After few more hours we then shall arrive at the Gorakshep and then make our way to the Everest Base Camp. To get to the base camp we shall have to walk on the falling and the rising path where after we reach at the camp we can witness this majestic sight of the Khumbu Glacier icefall. You will totally be enthralled by the view from the Everest Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gorekshep
  • Altitude: 5,181m

Today is one of the important days of the hike as we begin our trek early in the morning where we get to see the beautiful sunrise from the Kalapattar which is at the altitude of the 5545m. This is definitely one of the greatest viewpoints for the majestic Himalayan range and the highest peak Everest. We will then head back to the Gorakshep where after completing the breakfast, we shall experience the comfiest Helicopter ride to head back to the Kathmandu. One get to encounter the aerial sight of the gorgeous landscapes as well as the beautiful Himalayan Ranges.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • Meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Local flights Kathmandu- Lukla- Gorekshep Kathmandu by Helicopter.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places, guide and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations.
  • Basic first aid kit carried by your guide.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport picks up and departure drop.
  • Food and accommodation (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport taxes, car, taxi or van, visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own expenditure(personal), .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become a responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except for 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, personal clothing, and equipment, travel insurance, optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, trek leader, and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges were sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the cost includes a section

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience and Insurance Required for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trekking

Experience of hiking and long types of walking can help make the journey easier; however, there is no demand for previous trekking experience to join the journey of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek. The Insurance required is compulsory on the grounds of medical, emergency, and trip cancellation for conducting the Everest Base Camp Heli Trip.

Pre-Trip Meeting for Everest Base Camp Heli Hiking

Before going for the Everest Base Camp Hiking, there is a pre-trip meeting arranged in Kathmandu which will be inclusive of the members of Everest Base Camp Heli Hiking.

Accommodation and meals in the trekking Everest Base Camp Heli flight

The accommodation facilities will be limited with basic level services and shared bathroom facilities. Thus, we request you to maintain flexibility and space for adjustment. Three meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided on time during the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Journey:

An ordinary day in the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Venture

You wake up and enjoy breakfast in the fresh mountain environment and get ready for the day’s trek. Then you enjoy lunch on the route to your marked destination where you stay overnight. You have dinner and some good sleep at the overnight destination.

Responsible Travel and Modes of Transportation

We shall conduct a proper journey with full responsibility towards the environment we are approaching. We shall not create any environmental disturbance through our presence and venture in a nature-friendly manner. The modes of Transportation used in the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek are Airplane, Helicopter, and private vehicles in the city.

Altitude sickness in the Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking Trip

We have proper acclimatization day involved in the itinerary to avoid the risk of altitude sickness which can take up the form of three major stages; Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). In extreme scenarios, we use to rescue and first-aid measures.

FAQs

The permits which are termed as requirements for conducting the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek are Sagarmatha National Park Permit, Local Government’s Permit, Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Permit, Trekker’s Information Management System Card (TIMS).

Nepal Nomad keeps its alertness active in any given situation and takes action professionally to safeguard your interest and security. All the required training from first-aid to even evacuation will be applied if necessary for your protection in case of emergencies in the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek.

The status of the toilet facility in the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trekking is very basic and usually available for sharing with other travelers. But in the off-beaten routes, it’s upon us to use measures for waste disposal.

Absolutely! Nepal Nomad team makes sure of your protection and safety as the primary objective and thus the Everest Base Camp Heli Hike is totally safe for solo travelers of any gender.

The answer depends upon the nature of the gear. If you are looking for professional and expensive gear, then it can be available on rent, otherwise not.

It highly depends upon the height we have attained and the kind of geography we have reached. However, maintaining communication is not really easy in the mountain sections, especially in the off-beaten routes.