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EBC Trek Fly Back by Helicopter

Start from US$ 2521 1999 Group Discount

No. of people Price Per Person
0 - 1 3149
0 - 2 2017
0 - 3 2147
0 - 5 1990
0 - 7 1890
0 - 9 1690
0 - 11 1650
  • 9 Days
  • Moderate to Strenuous
  • 2 - 3 People

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle / Airplane

Accommodation: Teahouse+Hotel

Max. Altitude: 5,360 m

Best Time: Sept - Nov and Mar - May

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is a perfect combination of trekking experience at the Everest Base Camp and enjoyable luxurious Heli ride in the heart of Khumbu Himalaya. Trekkers who have been dreaming to visit Base Camp of Top of the World “Mt. Everest (8,848m)” from long time, but not enough time to hike!!  We are here to give access all the way to Everest Base Camp during your short amount of time and make your dream true in real by Everest Base Camp Heli Trek. Only you need to be passion to do it and physically fitness we offer you Everest Base Camp Helicopter Cost very resoanable.

Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return starts from Lukla, after breathtaking short flight from Kathmandu. Then heading to the destination following Dudhakoshi River bank cross several suspension bridges, Buddhist wall panting and through the Sherpa settlement; Phakding, Manjo and ascend the cool temperate vegetation zone to subalpine vegetation with sight of mountains scenery and amazing landscape before get Namche Bazaar. Every Saturday market at Namche is recall ancient period trading transit point between Tibet and Nepal. The panoramic view including Mt. Everest (8,848m) and other mountains Kwangde (6,168m), Tawache (6,542m), Nupste (7,861m), Lhotse (8,516m), Amadablam (6,812m), Kangtega ( 6,782m), Thamserku (6,623m), Kusumkangaru (6,367m) can be seen from Namche, Syngbuche and Khumjung village and Everest View Hotel is outstanding view point for thrilling scenery. Tengbuche itself a best place to staying, where the huge Buddhist monastery and pointed view of Amadablam luring the trekkers. The Everest Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return goes inside the Sagarmatha National Park with subalpine jungle, where can see Himalayan Goat (Jharal/Thar), and endanger species Musk Deer can be encounter while walking. This is inhabitant of Snow Leopard and play ground of mysterious creature Yeti. People of Khumbu are practicing Buddhism, following traditional faith and believe. They are protecting culture to influence from outside culture. As unique culture of Sherpa people, there is some evidence of polyandry marriage system at Upper Pangbuche and other villages. Finally, enjoying with mountains scenery and playing with beautiful nature you will get in your dreaming place “Mt. Everest Base Camp (5,360m)” via Dingbuche, Lobuche and Gorak Shep. Khumbu Glacier, Icefall, Lakes, Glacial moraine and surrounding peaks including Top of the world “Mt. Everest” makes your dream true.

After spending sometime observe around the base camp, you will return back to Gorak Shep for the wonderful Helicopter flight to the Lukla reminding your footprint from aerial view. Everest Base Camp Trek and Fly Back by Helicopter is trying to give unique experience for mountain lover, then regular trekking route to Everest Base Camp adding Heli tour to Lukla. There are several side trips from different places like Dingbuche to Chhukung, Island Peak and Nagkar Tshang Peak (5,616m) and visit Gorak Shep to most popular view point Kalapathar (5,550m). Everest Base Camp Heli Trek puts you energy for unforgettable experience in your lifetime. This trip is suitable for married couple for their Honeymoon celebration at highest place in the world. We at Nepal Mother House is glad to organize your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek  according to your schedule and requirements by expert local Sherpa Guide and porters. Why not join us for your remarkable journey to roof of the world "Everest Base Camp Helicopter Return in 9 Days " then !

Trip Highlights

  • Trip combinations of Mt. Everest Base Camp & heli Tour.
  • Tour in the World Highest National Park “Sagarmatha”.
  • Best trip experience in the Himalaya on short holiday in Nepal.
  • Fulfill your dream to see Mt. Everest “8,848m”.
  • Explore unique Sherpa culture and wildlife.
  • Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek only in 9 Days!

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu Airport, Transfer to Hotel, trekking preparation & paper work.

Day 02:Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m) – 20 to 30 minutes, & trek to Phakding (2,640m) -3 to 4 hours

Day 03:Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,430m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 04:Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 05:Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,300m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 06:Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4,930m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 07:Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m) - 3 to 4 hours & hike to Everest Base Camp (5,360m) -2 to 3 hours & fly Gorakshep to Lukla (2,800m) by Helicopter – 40 to 45 munities.

Day 08:Fly Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning – 25 to 30 munities and free your own.

Day 09:Your Home destination or if you have extra time Join for another activities.

Cost Include

  • Free Airport picks up and drops all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport).
  • Star level 2 nights’ Accommodation in Kathmandu twin bed sharing with BB Plan.
  • Necessary paperwork and Trekking permit for Sagarmatha National Park.
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Card for the Trekking.
  • Air ticket Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu & Airport Tax (Weight limit: 10 kg main baggage and 5 kg hand per passenger/flight).
  • Everest Base camp/ Gorakshep to Lukla by Helicopter Flight (220 Kg weitht limit).
  • Trekking equipments (worm down jackets, sleeping bag & Duffle Bag) during the trekking if you needed.
  • Nepal Mother House T-shirt /Cap and Appreciation Card of EBC Trip (after trip end).
  • Three times meals (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), tea coffee in a cup each meal during trek.
  • Soft & comfort private accommodation entire Mountain twin bed sharing with share toilet.
  • English speaking friendly a Guide (Government license holder) his/her food, accommodation, transportation, salary, equipment.
  • A porter (between every 2 person basic) carries max.20-25 kg. Plus their food, accommodation, wage, insurance, all transportation.
  • Guide & porters insurance for their happy journey.
  • A Trekking Map of Everest Base Camp Trip for a Group.
  • Supplementary snacks (cookies, fresh fruits) on the Trek.
  • One Sherpa (assistance guide) if group size more than 10 people. Plus their food, accommodation, wage, insurance and equipments.
  • First Aid medical kit during trip including Oximeter to measure Oxyzen and pulse in high altitude.
  • Welcome and Fare well program.
  • Tourist service charge, vat, Governments Tax and official expanse if necessary.

Cost Exclude

  • All kind of beverage including mineral water, Chocolate, Cookies, desert, Phone calls, laundry, hot shower during Trek.
  • Clients travel Insurance and evacuation (compulsory).
  • If incase, flight cancel and charter helicopter or plane.
  • Tipping for Guide & porter, yours meals at Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses like Shopping, souvenirs or gift, personal mountaineering gears.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend.
  • International airfare, airport departure tax and Visa fee.
  • Things which don’t mention above, in our services (Trip Cost Includes).
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.

Trip Note

*Notice on Kathmandu to Lukla Flight Issue:

It is informed that the Government of Nepal has announced Lukla flight from Manthali, Ramechhap due to heavy air traffic on Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) at Kathmandu, the flight to Lukla will conduct from Ramechhap in anticipation of further notice. Ramechhap is located 139 km East-North from Kathmandu with approximately 4 to 5 hours drive from Kathmandu.

As alternatively, if you would like to direct flight from Kathmandu to Luka, then there are Helicopter flight which can be made on 5 passenger basis with additional 500 US$ per person for one way to change your airplane flights to the helicopter. We will do our best coordinate with the airline to make groups at the airport for the helicopter flight, but we can’t give guarantee it. Fly to Lukla from Manathali airport, Ramechhap is almost always guaranteed unless sometime the flight is delayed or canceled due to not favorable weather at Lukla.

Travelers are suggested to inform us of the chosen alternatives for the flights to/from Lukla affected due to possible delays or interruptions. For more details please go through the Lukla Flight from Ramechhap.

**Note: Some time we could face problem of internal flights to/from Lukla delayed by few hours or cancelled for a day because of bad weather. It is happen very rarely, but it could even in best trekking season also as you know how climate change is effecting our globe. Therefore, we always recommend you to add one supplement night in Kathmandu after your base camp trek if possible (just for incase). If everything runs smoothly, you can enjoy other activities like sightseeing, rafting, shopping, as you wish in those additional day overnight at hotel.

If you do not need porter for the trip, the trekking cost will be reducing from the original price. Nepal Mother House gives you some clue to make less cost for the Solo traveler also. Please contact us in our email for more details with your requirements.

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu Airport, Transfer to Hotel, trekking preparation & paper work.Upon arrival at Tribhuban International Airport (TIA), our support team will hold your name plate or Nepal Mother House play board among bunch of people. Our assistance will greet you and transfer to the Hotel.
After refreshment at hotel, visit our office or manager about your trip briefing. Then, time for Trekking preparation and permit work. Please, check your insurance details and have a copy of your travel medical insurance policy with you.

Day 02 : Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m) – 20 to 30 minutes, & trek to Phakding (2,640m) -3 to 4 hours This is your trip begging day, so you need to weak up bit early today to catch morning flight Kathmandu to Lukla. After 25 to 30 minutes scenic flight you will get in to Lukla (2,800m), meet our helper and ready for trekking. You will enjoy walk through the tea houses and hotel at Lukla with fresh air and beautiful Mountain View of Number and Khumbila. The trail descends through the jungle after passing Pasang Lhamu Gate just above the Chaurikharka village and make a descent towards the Ghat (2,530m) via Chilping village. The trail follows the bank of Dudhkosi River with several Buddhist rock painting (Mane Stone) and Mane whiles and monastery as remarks of Sherpa villages. After 3 to 4 hours walking you will get in Phakding (2,640m), this is ideal place to stay for acclimatize propose. Rest of the time is free; you may visit Monastery or wondering village or visit snooker house and Irish Pub. Stay overnight at tea house.

Day 03 : Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,430m) -5 to 6 hours After having breakfast at tea house where you are staying, your trekking will start. Aster cross Suspension Bridge on Dodh Kosi River (Milk River), again the trail goes through lift side of the River banks and arrives in Tok Tok with mini hydro power station. End of the village, the trail ascend with pain forest, where you can see abstract sex figure rock, local believe that this was created by power of “Guru Rinpoche” or alternatively known as Guru Padmasambhava, to keep on continue nature existence. After few munities walking with sound of river, you will get Bangkar beautiful waterfall just in front of tea house. Often you have excellent views of Thamserku peak and green jungle. Then the trail slightly drops before cross the bridge, this is second bridge on the same river. The trail gently climbs to Chomoa village, with an agricultural project farm. It continues to the Monju (2,840m) village, where the Sagarmatha National Park Area (1,148 sq km, established in 1976) is starting. The warden check your National perk permit to enter and for few unites walking some distance up you will be at Jorsale (2830m) after cross the river. You will have lunch at Jorshale due to no tea house before Namche. Among five suspension bridges, four are on the Dudhakoshi River. The last (fifth) bridge is known as Hillary suspension bridge on the Dhudhkoshi, where this is junction of Bhotekoshi river as well. This is situated about 150 meters from water surface; this might be thrilling walk on it. Then you will climb through the alpine forest making turning many bends, there is another long climb from where you can have a first view of Mt. Everest, over the right Nupste (7,879m) on your trip. After 5 to 6 hrs total walking the trail reaches the street of Namche Bazaar at last. There is a market at Namche Bazaar on the every Saturday, selling many grocery and live hood goods from Nepal and Tibet. You will Stay overnight in Namche Bazaar and witness the snow capped mountains and Sherpa heritage.

Day 04 : Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m) -5 to 6 hours The morning is beautiful with sun sinning mountains view in front of you. You will have breakfast with worm hospitality of Sherpa people and begion day trip to Tengbuche. The trek with a pleasant walk on a trail through the forest with magnificent views of mountains until Kenjoma, where the trails is join from Khumjung and coming from Gokyo Lake. After passing a small settlement at Sanasa, the trail drops towards Phunki Thanga (3,250m) via cross the bridge. After lunch at Phunki Thanga, again the trail climbs steeply through forests on the Tengbuche monastery, situated at 3,867m. The view from Tengbuche is rightly deemed to be one of the world’s most splendid. Including Mt. Everest (8,848m) and other mountains such as; Kwangde (6,168m), Tawache (6,542m), Nupste (7,861m), Lhotse (8,516m), Amadablam (6,812m), Kangtega ( 6,782m), Thamserku (6,623m), Kusumkangaru (6,367m) Kwangde, Tawachee, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kantega and Thamserku provide a amazing panorama view. Amadablam is eye catchy from Tengbuche. Every early morning and evening there is praying ceremony at Monastery, you may participate for this event. The monastery was established on 1916 by Gulu Lama and renovated time to again but the recent structure of Monastery from 1989, after destroying by fire. At the entrance of gate you can see foot print on stone, the local believe that, this is foot print of Lama Sangwa Dorje from 1700s. You may stay one more night at Tyangboche day hike to Hamugon Peak (4,560m). Stay overnight in Tengboche.

Day 05 : Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,300m) -5 to 6 hours At first, the trail descends down from Tengboche, through the rhododendron forest to Deboche. This is most probability spot to encounter Musk deer and Daphe (National birds of Nepal). Crossing a decor bridge over the raging Imja Khol River, the trail gently ascending to the Pangbuche village. Mt. Amadablam will disguise appearance in the whole day, in different angle is most attraction for this day. Today, your lunch will be ready at Somare and Orsho village with amazing view surrounding with you. Finally you will get at Dingboche an elevation of 4,410 meter “world highest farmland” just bottom of the Amadablam. It is a gateway to Chukung, Kongma La (5,535m) and farther beyond for the most challenging traverses towards Makalu area and Hinko Valley via Sherpani col (6, ro100m) and Amphu Laptsa pass (5,780 m). If you have time you may visit Nangkar Tsang Peak (6,616m) and Pokhalde (5,806m) as day hike. You will stay overnight at in Dingbuche.

Day 06 : Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4,930m) -5 to 6 hours This is another beautiful day to the Lobuche. After taking breakfast enjoying with mountains view, the trail heading you slope of mountains through the Yak Pasture at Dusa (4,530m) backward scenery of Amadablam (6,812m), Kangtega ( 6,782m), Thamserku (6,623m), Kusumkangaru (6,367m). Pheriche village can seen below the left hand side, from where the rocky peak trying to mesure height with Tawache (6,542m). You will gradually climb up until Duglha offering stunning views of Cholatse Peak and Chola Tsho Lake, nearby Chola Pass Trail. From Duglha/ Thukla Tea house the trail ascending steep up about 3o to 45 munities to the Khumbu Glacier before reaching the village of Lubuche. The hard step up trail pay you amazing view of mountains and landscape. There are several monuments around top of the Thukla Pass (4,830m), climbers who dead during his/her journey to expedition. In this stage the effects of the altitude will be kicking in and you can expect colder nights. You will stay overnight at Lobuche just beneath the Lobuche East Peak (6,119m).

Day 07 : Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m) - 3 to 4 hours & hike to Everest Base Camp (5,360m) -2 to 3 hours & fly Gorakshep to Lukla (2,800m) by Helicopter – 40 to 45 munities. After breakfast the trek continues gently climbing and sometime directly ascent to nearby glacier. The trail going to Gorakshep is rocky and windy but it offers good views of Mt. Pumori and there are beautiful views of the Everest Base Camp farther. After having lunch at Gorak Shep, you will ready for dreaming destination Mt. Everest Base Camp (5,360m), it takes about 3 to 4 hours both way from Gorak Shep. The path from here can be misleading so make sure to follow the lead Sherpa. Every year the trail changes due to the movements of the glacier. The walk is quite strenuous due to the high altitude and thin air. The walk passes over rocky dunes and moraine and streams, till you reach the base camp. Khumbu Ice-fall, Glacier Lake, Glacier can observe with mirror view. Right now you are on lap of the Mt. Everest; there are more than three hundred tents during the spring season for the expedition. You may live talk with your friends, family or especial one, if you have bought internet data. As Gorak Shep is last tea house of EBC trek, most of the people will stay at list one night here. It takes 1 ½ to 2 hours to get most popular view point Kalapathar (5,550m) from tea house. If you have time you may visit this view point as well. After make dream achievement in your life, you will walk back to Gorak Shep for another excitement tour by Helicopter flight to Lukla. You have aerial view of mountains and your walking foot prints. Stay overnight at Lukla.

Day 08 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning – 25 to 30 munities and free your own. Normally, the flight Lukla to Kathmandu is in the morning due to the wind in the afternoon; sometime the flight time can be delayed due to not favorable weather and other reason beyond our control. Anyway we will fly back to Kathmandu and your guide will transfer you to the hotel then you may have time to relax after long journey and take back your breath and rest at your hotel rest of day. Today is day of ending journey of Himalaya, so we would like offer you farewell dinner in Nepali typical Restaurant and hand over you Trip Certificate, Trekking Permit and TIMS Card for memory of Nepal trip.

Day 09 : Your Home destination or if you have extra time Join for another activities. In this pleasant day you may have full day at leisure either relax at hotel or explore the around Thamel. Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Our assist will be transfer to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination, taking with you the memory of a life time.


Except fixed departure date, we have every day departure according to your requirements.

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Useful Info

Few things are worth arranging while you are at home. Please note down these list details before your departure, this tips will help to make your trip enjoyable:

  • Read travel advice, inform yourself before travelling and get advice locally when you arrive.
  • Make sure your passport valid date during your travel and consult about visa processing.
  • Estimate your budget and fixed holiday period then chose suitable destination.
  • Note down travel check list before leave home and preparer accordingly.
  • Inform your friend and family about your trip and itinerary details.
  • Make copies of your important documents as a backup in case you lose the originals.
  • Buy Guide book and study about Nepal’s general information (culture, custom, political, people, geography, weather, festival, religion, rule and regulation).
  • Buy insurance which will cover all overseas medical, emergency evacuation costs.
  • Batter to know at list few Nepali words while traveling in Nepal.
  • Make reservations with advance payment, especially during peak season, for trip, accommodations and local guides.
  • Call your bank for debit- and credit-card to let them know about fees and your travel destination. Get your bank’s emergency phone number if you have a problem.
  • Visit the doctor for your health report and take medicine and vaccine accordingly.
  • Remember, the local laws apply to you as a visitor and it is your responsibility to follow them.
  • Be sensitive to local customs, traditions and practices as your behavior may be seen as improper, hostile or even illegal.
  • Never step over anyone feet/legs, and pull in your own legs when somebody wants to pass.
  • Never touch anybody with your feet, also never point in a direction using your feet. The feet are considered the most impure parts of the body.
  • When entering a house, somebody's kitchen, temple or monastery take off your shoes.
  • As a woman you should always be dressed avoiding provocation, so keep shoulders and legs covered.
  • It is very polite to give and accept with your right hand, and even more so when you use your left hand for supporting the elbow of your right hand.
  • When in doubt how to behave in certain situations; keep a low profile, do not shout and keep your dignity.
  • It is better not to touch offerings or persons when they are on way to shrines.
  • Beef is prohibited among both the Hindus and Buddhists. No female animal is killed for food.
  • You may not be allowed entry to the inner sanctuaries of temples and Stupas.
  • You may be interested to take snaps of temples, Stupas and monuments. Generally temples, Stupas and monuments are permitted to be photographed, but it is better to have permission before using your cameras.  

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