Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

Outline Itinerary

Day Acitivity
Day 1 Regular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610M)
Day 2 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440M)
Day 3 Acclimatization at Namche Bazar (3440M)
Day 4 Trek to Tengboche (3867M)
Day 5 Trek to Dingboche (4350M)
Day 6 Acclimatization at Dingboche
Day 7 Trek to Lobuche (4931M)
Day 8 Trek to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp to Gorakshep (5364M)
Day 9 Helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Kathmandu (5545M)

Overview And Highlights

  • Helicopter flight to Lukla from Kathmandu
  • Helicopter return flight from Gorakshep (Everest base camp) to Kathmandu
  • Beautiful aerial mountain views of hundreds of peaks
  • Full packages trip with 3 times meal plan at a best-guaranteed price
  • Green vegetation and outstanding forest of pine, oak, and rhododendron
  • Lakes, glaciers, and ice-falls
  • Hike to Everest View Hotel and Kalapatthar


Everest Base Camp Heli fly out Trek – “The ultimate way to explore the womb of the great Himalayas”

Everest base camp Heli fly out is simply a walk to Everest base camp and ride in a helicopter back to Kathmandu in just 9 days. This trip offers the trekkers an incredible chance to witness the diversified Himalayan culture, different peaks and traditional hamlets along with an outstanding aerial view from the top while returning.

This trip is mainly focused on those adventure enthusiasts who wish to leave the mark of their presence in the base of Mt Everest but don’t want to trek all the same trail while returning. Everyone has dreamed once to experience the thrilling adventure of Everest base camp but unfortunately no one of them can afford more than a week. Confronting this our Adventure Vision Treks and Travels family have designed this 11 days Everest Base Camp Heli fly out Trek trip keeping safety and comfort of travelers most.

Read more about short Everest Base Camp on  https://adventurevisiontreks.blogspot.com/2022/12/short-everest-base-camp-trek.html

Everest Base Camp Trek with Heli Fly Out

The trip begins with an exciting trans Himalayan flight from Tribhuvan International Airport to lukla, one of the most popular gateways to Mt Everest. We hike up to Namche Bazar where we spent our two nights for attunement. Next, we trek further to hilltop village of Tengboche which houses a vibrant Buddhist Monastery. Similarly, we continue to Dingboche via Pangboche for the second attunement. Here we climb the hill just behind the village for unrivaled views of Nuptse Glacier, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Everest and many more

Along with gaining altitude the temperature starts falling and forest turns into barren deserts, then only rock and ice are noticed. After a night halt at Lobuche, we trek to the highest village, Gorak Shep. Following the rough trail along the glacier and ice-fall towards the summit, we reach the Base Camp of Everest. The hike to Everest Base Camp via Khumbu glacier might be challenging but the rewards worth it. We hike down to Gorakhshep for overnight stay.

A pre-dawn climbs to Kalapatthar hill ensure the majestic view of Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse and many surrounding Himalayas. We spend night at Gorakh Shep before taking a morning-chartered flight back to Kathmandu with superb view of high valleys, lakes, glaciers and stunning mountain vistas – an experience that will last forever.

Itinerary (8 days trek)

Day 01: Regular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding

Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar

Day 03: Acclimatization at Namche Bazar

Day 04: Trek to Tengboche

Day 05: Trek to Dingboche

Day 06: Trek to Lobuche

Day 07: Trek to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp to Gorakshep

Day 08: Helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Kathmandu

Itinerary (11 days trek)

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Welcome dinner, overnight at hotel / trek preparation

Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2650)

Day 03: Trek to Namche (3440m)

Day 04: Acclimatization rest day

Day 05: Trek to Thyangboche (3800m)

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4360m)

Day 07: Rest Day at Dingbochssse (4360m)

Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4930m)

Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep (5288m) Excursion to Everest base camp (5545m)

Day 10: Climb Kalapathar – Gorakh Shep and Kathmandu by helicopter

Day 11: Trip ends / Departure.

The above provided information is the standard template of what we provide to our customer in this trip. As per the request of our customer the trip can also be customized.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Regular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding

Assuming you will arrive in Nepal, we started direct from Kathmandu, for yourself day one will be arriving Nepal and stayig at hotel.

On first day we will drive to airport and Fly to Lukla in early morning. In peak season Lukla flight are available only from Manthali. So, we will drive to Manthali and take early morning flight from there. After breakfast we will start trek from Lukla to Phakding and stay at tea house in Phakding.

The trek from Lukla to Phakding offers a gentle introduction to the stunning landscapes and rich culture of the Everest region. Along the way, we'll be surrounded by breathtaking views of the Himalayas and encounter the warm hospitality of the local tea houses.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Tea House
Elevation
2610
Day 2

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar

After a hearty breakfast at the Himalayan Lodge in Phakding, we'll begin our trek, following a scenic path alongside the serene Dudh Koshi river. The trail winds through lush hills adorned with vibrant foliage, providing us with glimpses of the majestic Himalayan panorama.

Our journey takes us across the iconic Hillary Suspension Bridge, a symbol of the adventurous spirit of early Everest explorers. Crossing this impressive bridge, we'll continue our ascent, gradually gaining elevation as we approach Namche Bazaar.

Ascending through rugged terrain, we'll be rewarded with sweeping views of snow-capped peaks and verdant valleys, bringing us closer to the lively mountain town of Namche Bazaar. Situated on a hillside, Namche Bazaar serves as a vital hub for trekkers and a vibrant cultural center where the traditional Sherpa way of life harmonizes with modern amenities.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Tea House
Elevation
3440
Day 3

Acclimatization at Namche Bazar

Rest Day and cultural exploration of sherpa peoples.

acclimatization at Namche Bazaar is crucial for adjusting to the high altitude and reducing the risk of altitude sickness. Here's how you might spend your day acclimatizing in Namche Bazaar.

During our day in Namche Bazaar, we will engage in gentle activities to aid in acclimatization while also exploring the charm and culture of this vibrant mountain town. One option is to take a short hike to higher elevations above Namche Bazaar, providing our bodies with exposure to increased altitude in a gradual manner. This hike might lead us to the Everest View Hotel or the nearby Khunde Hospital, offering stunning panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

We can spend our day exploring Namche Bazaar itself, immersing ourselves in its bustling markets, quaint alleyways, and lively teahouses. We may visit the Sherpa Museum to learn more about the local culture and history, or simply wander around town, soaking in the unique atmosphere and interacting with locals and fellow trekkers.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Tea House
Elevation
3440
Day 4

Trek to Tengboche

The trek from Namche to Tengboche offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks and an opportunity to delve deeper into the cultural fabric of the region. We'll follow the winding trail as it ascends gradually through rhododendron forests and past quaint Sherpa villages. Along the way, we'll be greeted by spectacular vistas of towering peaks such as Thamserku and Ama Dablam, their majestic presence inspiring us as we trek higher into the mountains.

After a few hours of trekking, we'll arrive at the village of Phunki Tenga, nestled in a picturesque valley. Here, we can take a well-deserved break and replenish our energy with a hearty meal at one of the local teahouses.

From Phunki Tenga, the trail continues its ascent, leading us through serene forests and open meadows adorned with prayer flags fluttering in the breeze. Eventually, we'll reach the village of Tengboche, renowned for its historic monastery and stunning mountain backdrop.

Perched on a hilltop with panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse, Tengboche Monastery is a spiritual and cultural center for Sherpas and trekkers alike. Upon our arrival, we'll have the opportunity to explore the monastery, observe traditional Buddhist rituals, and soak in the tranquil atmosphere of this sacred place.

Overnigt at Tengboche tea house.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Tea House
Elevation
3867
Day 5

Trek to Dingboche

Today, after we eat breakfast, we'll start walking from Tengboche to Dingboche. It'll take about 6 hours. As we go down towards Debuche, we'll see the big Mount Everest far away. We'll cross a river called Imja River and reach a village called Pangboche. We might visit a famous place there called Pangboche Monastery, known for a story about a Buddhist master. Then, we'll walk up to Dingboche, where we'll stay tonight. It's a village with lots of houses and places to sleep. Dingboche has long walls made of stones all around the valley, and you'll see small towers called stupas. We'll enjoy the pretty view and rest at a cozy teahouse for the night.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Tea House
Elevation
4350
Day 6

Acclimatization at Dingboche

On our day of rest in Dingboche, we'll take a relaxing hike to Nagerjun after breakfast. The hike might be a bit tough because of the steep paths and uphill climb, but it's totally worth it! It takes about 4 hours, but when you reach the top, you'll see some amazing views. You can spot peaks like Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Lhotse, Kangtega, and Thamserku. Plus, you'll get a bird's-eye view of the Imja Khola Valley and the Dingboche village below. After our hike, we'll head back to the village and have some time to ourselves in Dingboche. We'll stay overnight at a cozy teahouse and get ready for tomorrow's trek.

Accomodation
4350
Day 7

Trek to Lobuche

After breakfast, we set off on our trek from Dingboche to Lobuche. Along the way, we'll pass by the Periche Aid-post of the Himalayan Rescue Association, where trekkers can get medical help if they have mountain sickness. As we climb up the steep path alongside the Khumbu Glacier, we'll encounter some challenging slopes. Eventually, we'll reach a place called Chupki Lhara, surrounded by stunning mountain views that will take your breath away. Here, on a ridge, you'll find a special memorial shrine dedicated to trekkers who lost their lives on Everest.

Continuing our trek, we'll descend along the Khumbu Glacier moraine, with peaks like Khumbutse, Lingtren, Mahalangur Himal, and Pumori standing majestically before us. After about 5 hours of trekking, we'll cross the glacier, marking the end of today's journey. We'll spend the night at a teahouse, resting and gathering strength for tomorrow's trek to our next destination.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Tea House
Elevation
4931
Day 8

Trek to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp to Gorakshep

Today marks our big trekking day to the Everest Base Camp. While we'll be trekking for approximately 8 hours, it won't be overly challenging as we need to maintain a slow pace to acclimate to the altitude. We'll start with a relatively easier trek to the village of Gorakshep, where we can take breaks and enjoy some tea at the lodge. From Gorakshep, we'll embark on a straight, upward path all the way to the Everest Base Camp.

Along the way, we'll be treated to stunning views of Nuptse, Khumbuste, and Pumori, immersing ourselves in the immense beauty of the Everest region. Finally reaching the Everest Base Camp will be a momentous achievement, surrounded by the towering peaks and the majestic presence of Mount Everest itself. After soaking in the awe-inspiring scenery, we'll spend the night at a teahouse, resting and reflecting on our journey thus far.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Tea House
Elevation
5364
Day 9

Helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Kathmandu

Today, we'll rise early for breakfast before beginning our trek from Gorak Shep. As we trek along the scenic route, we'll be greeted by breathtaking views of Everest, Lingtren, and Changtse. Our destination is Kalapatther, where we'll witness a mesmerizing sunrise. The journey to the summit will be at a slow and steady pace, allowing us to savor the spectacular mountain vistas along the way.

The sunrise at Kalapatther promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. As the sun emerges, it paints the sky with fiery reds and oranges, casting a golden hue over the entire landscape. Watching the world awaken, with Everest illuminated by the golden rays of light, is truly magical.

After experiencing this awe-inspiring moment, we'll take a helicopter flight from Gorakshep back to Kathmandu. This scenic flight provides us with an opportunity to admire various mountains, including the majestic Mt. Everest, from a unique perspective. It's a fitting end to our unforgettable journey in the Everest region.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch
Elevation
5545

What Is Included ?

  • Kathmandu Lukla Flight Ticket
  • Trekking Guide
  • Meals(Breakfast,lunch,dinner)
  • Tea House Accomodation
  • Ebc to Kathandu Heli cost
  • Trekking Permit

What Is Excluded?

  • Visa cost
  • International flight ticket
  • Kathmandu Accommodation
  • Tips
  • Drinks

Altitude Graph

FAQs

The best answer is that it’s a perfect combination of Everest Base camp trek and Everest Heli tour.   You will trek from lukla to EBC after than instead of trekking back to lukla you will directly return back to Kathmandu via helicopter. So, this trip would be much faster and helpful for those adventure seeker who have a limited time. Beside these things you can also experience the fascinating aerial views of different mountain peaks. Heli fly out makes the trip much time saving and comfortable.

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