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Trip Overview of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

Everest  Base Camp Heli Trek is the dream destination of many Travelers. Due to the time limit, they don’t get the chance to experience it. But now you don’t have to worry because we introduce you to the package called Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek, which is designed for those who have less time to explore in Nepal. The kit combines the stunning Trekking experience with a luxurious helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Kathmandu.

Everest base camp heli trek offers a blend of enjoyment and excitement. They are accompanied by the beautiful surroundings of snow-capped mountain peaks. Along with the world’s highest peak Everest. Also, the trekkers will get an opportunity to experience the distinct culture of Sherpa. Visit Khumbu Valley as well as the ancient monastery in the Sherpa valley, Flora and fauna, and so forth.

Everest Base camp helicopter trekking is the most traveled and famous trekking route in Nepal. Everyone knows Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, so it is also known as the king of all Mountains, which offers you a spectacular view of all the Himalayan mountain ranges.  While penetrating through the flora and fauna biodiversity of Sagarmatha National Park, the trail winds through the magnificent forests of rhododendron.

Enjoy the best Heli flight experience from Kalapathar

When you reach the Base Camp, you will have climbed up to a height of 5364 meters. In terms of terrain, there are no ropes needed, and no ice picks needed. There is no vertical climbing involved. Depending on the time of year, you can go there and also get to see snow and ice on the trails. If you are going to Everest Base Camp for your next trip, then it’s a good choice, but if not, then, well, you missed out on an excellent opportunity to create an unforgettable experience.

Everest base camp helicopter trek starts with the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Next, we will trek up to Dudh Koshi, surrounded by the peaks, and head towards Namche Baazar. Similarly, the trek will lead us to Thyangboche Monastery (Largest Gompa in the Khumbu region). Villages of Pangboche and Pheriche, Lobuche, and at the Everest Base Camp. During the Trek, you will experience the excellent hospitality of Sherpa’s and their traditional lifestyle. With the panoramic view of Amadablam, Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt Lhotse, Mt. Lhotse Shar, etc.

Not only the mountain peaks, the area included natural heritage sites indexed by UNESCO. Rich in pine forests of Rhododendron and endangered species of birds and animals. You will find the trek genuinely unique and memorable after all the majestic views and enjoyable experiences. We will descend back from Gorakshep to Kathmandu on a helicopter flight making ourselves comfortable and relaxed in the Everest base camp helicopter trek.

We have short Everest luxury helicopter trekking also in the Everest region. You can choose any helicopter package as per your time frame.

Everest base camp heli trek 4 days

Everest base camp Heli Trek is a short trek to Everest via Helicopter. For people who have less time and want to reach the Everest Base Camp without much walk. Everest base camp easy trek is one of the best choices for them. The trek is suitable for those who have less time and want a luxurious journey.

The four days easy Everest base camp trek provides the visitor with a fantastic experience in a short period. Everest  Heli Trek offers a blend of enjoyment and excitement accompanied by the beautiful surroundings of snow-capped mountain peaks. Along with the world’s highest peak Everest. Also, the trekkers will get an opportunity to experience the distinct culture of Sherpa. As well as, the ancient monastery in the Sherpa valley, Flora and fauna, and so forth.

We fly via helicopter to get in to and out of the Everest region and stay in luxury lodges on the trail. It’s a memorable way to visit the Everest Base camp and get a taste of trekking in Nepal.

Short trek in  Everest region

Everest base camp trek 4 days starts with the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Next, we will trek up to Phakding, surrounded by the peaks, and head towards Namche Baazar. During the trek, you will experience the excellent hospitality of Sherpas and their traditional lifestyle with the panoramic view of Amadablam, Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt Lhotse, Mt. Lhotse Shar, etc. You will also get the opportunity of experiencing high-altitude mountain scenery and several natural wonders of this heavenly country Nepal.

Furthermore, the best part of the Everest base camp trek 4 days is that in a short period you will be able to enjoy every aspect of this place excellently. From the gorgeous glaciers, mountains, and forests to rivers and also in the company of cool weather and perfect view, it is a lifetime journey. Also, you will be able to go through the little heavenly villages, making you feel you are in a completely different world.

After all the majestic views and enjoyable experiences, you will be picked up in Namche Bazaar for a private helicopter tour in the Himalayas. Your time will be best utilized in such a divine place. A lot of people dream to be in such a place. But not everyone is lucky enough to explore such an opportunity, because of many reasons like health and financial problems. Then, if you are among those who have time, energy, and money, along with the support of their loved ones, why not invest all that in a trip that will make you the happiest forever?

And, stop at Everest Base Camp and get back to Kathmandu on a helicopter flight making ourselves comfortable and relaxed.

Highlights of the Everest base camp heli trek

  • Amazing expenditure filled with a sense of pride and achievement
  • A place surrounded by great mountains
  • Completely historic place
  • The best way to explore nature’s true wonder

The best time to visit Everest Base Camp is Heli Trek

Mountains have incredibly erratic and unpredictable weather. You can presently see a clean, gorgeous blue sky with a wide view of mountains, but it will shortly be cloudy. It often rains and snows heavily. Outside of the rainy season in June, July, and August, when the routes are muddy and the summits are hidden by clouds, is the less preferable time to visit Everest Base Camp.

The bare paths of winter, the exuberant flurry of spring, and the pleasant, verdant days of fall are all advantages of the other seasons. You may plan your vacation using month-by-month guidance and professional advice from us.

However, the end of the late-May to mid-September monsoon season is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp. The major trekking seasons, with relatively constant weather, clear views, and comfortable temperatures at Base Camp, are late September through early November and February through early May.

Nevertheless, in late April or early May, you could see groups of climbers at Base Camp getting ready for their ascents of Everest. But we recommend late November and early February, where temperatures is exceptionally low—around -15°C during the day and even lower at night—clear sky is often the norm, and quieter routes and teahouses add to the exciting sense of untamed remoteness.

Why is the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek special?

It is different as this package is for individuals who have very little time for exploring because it includes a short trip to Everest. One can take a helicopter from Gorekshep to Kathmandu rather than trekking all the way down to Lukla to catch a flight back. An all-inclusive trip to Kalapathar and the Everest base camp in only two weeks with sufficient preparations. Discover the finest substitute for the standard Everest Base Camp Trek.

You may skip taking the same trek back to Lukla since you will take a helicopter from Gorekshep to Kathmandu. In Lukla, you won’t have to worry about frequently canceled flights because of changeable weather. Above the Himalaya trekking handles all of the procedures for a hassle-free journey.

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek - Trip Info

Duration: 04 Days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Max. Altitude: Kalapathar (5545m/18192ft.)

Trek Grade: Moderate

Accommodation:  Local guest house during the trek

Best time: March to May, Mid September to December, You can do this trek on any date.  We can do the trip  is Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 12 people. the rainy season is not that good for the trek as the views are not great and sometimes landslides can happen.

Start/Finish: Lukla/Lukla

Trip Details: 04  days,  3 nights at tea house Lodges, and breakfast lunch & dinner during the trek is included.

Detailed Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla flight is about  40 minutes scenic flight. With clear weather, we get fantastic views of the mountains, including Everest, as we enter deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley.

You begin your trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Along the way, you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m) Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and the Mount Kwongde Range. We then take a leisurely walk for about two hours to Phakding village for the overnight stop and the rest of the time stroll around the village for local knowledge.

From Phakding, the trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo, the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. Villages are interspersed with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia, and fir.

Along the way to you will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m), and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Altitude: 3440m/11290 ft

Trekking hours: Approximately 6 hours

Highlights: Getting insights to Khumjung Village

On the fourth day, Spend easy before. Day acclimatization day in NamcheBazzar by climbing 300 meters to the Khumjung town. There you will be visiting a Buddhist monastery and local schools. visit Everest view hotel and get the best view of Mount Everest.

Early in the morning, after having our breakfast, we will be picked up by the Private helicopter from Namche. The views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kantega, Lhotse, Nuptse, will be an opportunity for mountain lovers. We will stop at Everest Base Camp and fly back to Kathmandu.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  •  Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  •  Kathmandu to Lukla flight ticket.
  • Namche Bazar to Kalapathar visits Everest base camp and  Helicopter flight back to Kathmandu.
  • Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
  • Daily Meals are chosen from the Menu (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us in our pre-meeting at our office)
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers Above the Himalaya Gifts (T-shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Any services in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • International Airfare
  • Alcoholic, hot ( tea and coffee)  and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Gratitudes for trekking staffs.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

Everest base camp Heli trek

Mount Everest (8848.86 meters) is the top destination on the bucket lists of adventure seekers worldwide. A helicopter tour of the Himalayas delivers evocative landscapes and lush flora. By using a helicopter, it is possible to quickly and safely reach Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Why not plan ahead for a once-in-a-lifetime trip?

If you don’t get the opportunity to come up close to Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world, your trip to Nepal would be incomplete. Reaching the Everest base camp typically requires at least 12 days, which may not be possible for many travellers to Nepal.

Duration, current physical fitness level, and overall health status might also be obstacles. In order to enable travelers to achieve their desire to view and get near Mount Everest. So, the trekking would like to provide the Everest Helli Package Tour, considering these challenges into consideration.

For those who don’t have enough time to trek for longer timeframes over several days, an Everest Base Camp Heli trip is the best option. People might be curious about how challenging climbing Mt. Everest would be, but this extravagant trip gives breathtaking sights of beautiful mountain ranges up close.

With less than 3-4  days, you may travel in comfort and elegance to the base camp of Mount Everest with the Everest Base Camp Heli Fly Out Trek. While enjoying the journey through intriguing Sherpa small villages and taking in the breathtaking aerial views of the Everest area on the Heli fly back to Kathmandu, trekkers get the opportunity to see Everest and other peaks.

Helicopters take off to the Everest base camp trip combine an Everest base camp hike with an Everest base camp helicopter tour. Instead of returning to Lukla via the hike from Everest base camp, you can take a direct helicopter ride to Kathmandu.

With a helicopter trip to Everest base camp, you will go from Kathmandu to the summit, see it for a short while, and then fly back the same day. However, this trekking package is intended to provide a quick and safe method to enjoy hiking in the Everest region.

Return Heli offer

Everest Base Camp trek with helicopter return is also the greatest option for trekkers who want to visit Everest Base Camp but don’t want to return by the same route. The Heli ride from Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu will be something you will relish instead.

The adventure starts with an exhilarating flight across the Himalayas to Lukla, a well-known base camp for climbing Mount Everest. After that, you will continue on to Namche Bazaar and spend two nights getting used to the higher altitude. Then, you will proceed upward to the hillside settlement of Tengboche, which is the location of a thriving Buddhist monastery. The second acclimatization will then take place in Dingboche, which you will travel to from Pangboche.

You will ascend the slope behind the village there to enjoy the greatest views of the Ama Dablam, Nuptse Glacier, Makalu, Everest, and more.

As you ascend, temperatures decrease, and dwarf scrub, rock, and ice replace agriculture and forest, respectively. You will spend the night in Lobuche and then go to Gorak Shep, the highest settlement. We arrive at the Base Camp of Everest by traveling the difficult path past the glacier and ice-fall toward the summit. Despite being difficult, the Khumbu Glacier climb to Everest Base Camp is worthwhile. You will make the nighttime trek to Gorakshep.

The beautiful view of Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse, and many neighboring Himalayas is guaranteed with a morning hike to Kapatthar Hill. You will stay the night in Gorakh Shep before catching a morning chartered flight back to Kathmandu with spectacular views of high valleys, lakes, glaciers, and breathtaking mountain vistas—an experience that will last a lifetime.

The problem that might rise during Trek

The schedule could occasionally alter somewhat as a result of unforeseeable events beyond the control of our management. For example sudden changes in weather, government regulations, regional politics, natural disasters, travel delays/cancellations, trekkers’ health, etc.

When these situations arise, the lead hiking guide will choose the best course of action after considering the trekkers’ interests. Regardless of our best efforts to reduce the impact, we cannot be held responsible for any additional costs or for any difficulties or outcomes brought on by modifications or cancellations.

Another issue that might arise while trekking is the potential for Lukla airplane delays and cancellations. As is well aware, there are a number of variables that contribute to plane delays and cancellations to Lukla, including the airport’s narrow runway, remote location, increased traffic at the airport, and unfavorable weather.

To avoid missing your international flight in the instance of a delayed flight or cancellation, it is strongly advised to add a few additional days to your estimated number of days when trekking in the Everest area.

In the unfortunate event that your scheduled flight between Kathmandu and Lukla is canceled, a travel agency can assist you in hiring a private helicopter to guarantee that you make it to your destination on time and in time for your international flight. In contrast to aviation like the Twin Otter and Dornier, which require a vision of 5,000 meters or more, the helicopter may readily fly in conditions as low as 1,500 meters.

However, reserving a private helicopter will cost you extra money in addition to the domestic flight ticket. In the meanwhile, if you’d want to cut your costs in half, you may take a shared Heli flight.

Similar to that, a quick helicopter arrangement typically costs USD 500 per person. When you give us less than 24 hours notice or in emergencies, this charge is applicable. Please be aware that there are a limited amount of helicopters available, so if you request one quickly, you will need to wait in line to use it. Booking early will help you be on time, so do it immediately.

Additionally, we advise you to get travel insurance that includes coverage for adventurous activities performed above a particular height (4,000 m), as well as adverse events like bad weather, accidents, aircraft cancellations or delays, helicopter evacuations, etc. In this situation, the agency can advise you about the paperwork needed for your insurance claim.


Experience with Everest Trek and Service

While it might take approximately two weeks to trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal if you prefer to walk,  instead you can visit there with this easy helicopter trip. Along the route, you will witness distant settlements and verdant farmland in addition to the amazing rocky and ice environment that surrounds Everest.

For individuals with limited time or physical limitations who nevertheless wish to view Mount Everest while in Nepal, for example, this is the perfect trip. Similarly, hotel management will manage the national park fees and permits. This makes visiting Everest Base Camp simple. Experience the thrills of a Himalayan helicopter flight is on the most recommended list.

Physical requirements

The Everest Base Camp Heli Trek reaches the highest altitude of 5,500 meters (18,195 feet) in Kalapathar and a maximum altitude of 5,140 meters (16,865 feet) while spending the night at Gorekshep.

On the other hand, it will take 6 to 8 hours daily if you take a physical walk. Although the schedule is carefully planned to allow for optimum acclimatization, you must make sure you are physically fit for the trip. No prior trekking experience is necessary, however, you should be in reasonable physical shape, enjoy trekking for extended periods of time, and be able to acclimatize to high elevation circumstances.

In addition, you could experience extreme coldness in the helicopter as you ascend to a high altitude; so, you should cover in warm clothing to warm up your body. It is preferable if you have extra jackets on your journey. Another potential issue is altitude sickness. Carry an oxygen cylinder as part of your preparedness in case of emergency.

Time and Cost

A shorter adventure excursion, the Mt. Everest base camp heli trek departs from Kathmandu in the morning and terminates in the afternoon. Above the Himalaya trekking  provide private helicopter tours, shared flights, Everest flyover tours, and helicopter landing tours at the most affordable prices.

The greatest trip of your life will be taking a helicopter into the Himalayas and viewing Mount Everest up close. The journey may cost from USD 1050 per person in a group of 5 person , but it will be worthwhile because it includes an exciting adventure helicopter flight to Mount Everest’s base camp with a landing at Kalapattar. This trip will take around 4 hours, and each helicopter can hold up to 5 passengers. It usually leaves Kathmandu in the morning. However, depending on the weather, the timing may alter.

Keep on note

Keep your safety as the first priority when you are a traveler in Hills Adventures. Please be aware that if you have any worries about your safety, your guide has the option to change or postpone any aspect of the schedule. They will make every attempt to adhere to the aforementioned schedule, but as this journey involves traveling through isolated mountainous areas, the agency cannot promise that they won’t depart from it.

Moreover, the schedule may alter due to a variety of factors, including rough weather, a group member’s health, unanticipated natural calamities, etc. Although the trek guide will make every effort to make sure everything goes according to plan, however, be ready to be flexible if necessary.

Can helicopters get to Everest Base Camp?

From Kathmandu airport, an exciting one-day helicopter trip to Everest base camp will begin. Lukla may be reached by airport flight in 40 to 45 minutes from Kathmandu. In Lukla, there will be a little break after 10 to 15 minutes. After that, it may take around 40 minutes, including landing time, to reach Base Camp and Kala Patthar.

Your helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp starts from Lukla to Kala Patthar. You may take a helicopter on this trip and view the entire mountain range from above. Alternatively, you may fly to the base camp for one night and then return the following day in a helicopter.


Everest helicopter trek tours are now the most popular tour choice, and both domestic and foreign tourists choose them as introductory helicopter flights. TripAdvisor and several other foreign travel organizations also recommend Everest helicopter tours. In addition, the company offers comparable helicopter tours, hiking excursions to base camp or in the Everest region, as well as pick-up and drop-off services, in addition to the Everest base camp helicopter trip.

You will see personally how breathtaking the landscape is, with thick snow covering the mountains’ summits and a river that runs through it the entire way. You will see a massive glacier that is moving down the mountain below. Being up there will be so incredible that it will be difficult to realize you are at the base camp of the world’s tallest peak, which is something you have always dreamed to do.


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      2 to 5 person

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      Frequently Asked Questions

      What does the Everest base camp helicopter trek cost?

      According to the personal modification in accommodation planning, the cost varies. For the tour details, you can contact us on our website where we will assist you in every single query. The cost for the Everest base camp helicopter tour and trek will start from USD 1950.

      How to book my Heli Trek to The Everest Base Camp?

      You can call us on +977 9851095800 or Viber/WhatsApp on the same number. Also, you can email us at [email protected] to confirm your reservation.

      Is Travel insurance needed for the Heli Trek to The Everest Base Camp?

      surely, it’s really important to make travel insurance before Mount Everest or any other adventurous activities. Because it can cover helicopter rescues and any last-minute cancellation. The proof of insurance will need to submit to us for the reassurance of your financial safety.


      During the trek which needs to be included in your insurance company policies to cover the expenses while doing adventurous activities. We will require an original insurance certificate at the beginning of this trek.

      What is the accommodation look like for Everest base camp heli trek?

      While staying in Kathmandu, you will be staying in 3 stars or 4 stars hotel according to your personal preference. During the Everest base camp trail, we will be providing a guest house which will include a hot shower, twin sharing room, food from western to local.

      some cost in your budget. Under this accommodation, only bed, and breakfast are included.

      What is the required health condition to complete the Heli Trek to the Everest Base Camp?

      It does not require professional skills to complete this Everest base camp helicopter tour, cause it moderate trek. If you do daily hiking, or walking in the morning a week ago which will help to walk during the trek. If there are any kind of disabilities regarding your health, then please share with us before starting your trek, and if any medicines are using in past, then they must be carried from your country relevant to the prescription followed by your medical practitioner.

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