Everest Base Camp Trek and Fly back by Helicopter - 8 Days

Everest base camp trek and fly back by helicopter

Everest Base Camp Trek and fly back by helicopter is an Everest base camp luxury trek. The 8 days’ trip to Everest is also the shortest trekking to Everest Base Camp. The EBC trek and fly out by helicopter trip allows you to experience the best trekking in Nepal and to experience the luxury tour the same time. The fantastic trip starts with a scenic flight to Lukla. Then trek to Namche Bazar via Phakding. Namche Bazar is also widely famous as the Sherpa capital.  Take a wonderful side trip to Everest view hotel before heading to Tengboche.

Tengobche is the place with biggest monastery inside Everest region and also one of the best view points in Everest. Then hike to Dingboche and spend an extra day with a side trip to Nagarjun Hills. Furthermore, trek to Gorakshep via Lobuche and finally to Everest Base Camp. From Everest Base Camp you will be then taking the scenic flight back to Kathmandu. The flight over the Khumbu glacier and the around the Himalayas allows you to create once in a lifetime moment.

EBC Trek with Chopper Return Highlights

  • Experience an adventurous flight to Lukla.
  • Explore the vibrant Sherpa villages of Phakding, Namche, Pangboche and more.
  • Walk inside the Sagarmatha National Park and get the chance of occasional encounters of wildlife including snow leopard and musk deer.
  • Experience the finest side trip of Everest view and Nagarjun hills.
  • Explore the famous Buddhist monastery of Khumbu region- The Tengboche Monastery.
  • Collect the best views of Himalayas including Mount Everest.
  • Take a luxury ride of helicopter from Everest base camp to Kathmandu.
  • Create the best memory in Nepal with The Himalayan Journeys

Everest Base Camp Trek and Fly out by Helicopter Tour Best Season and Permits

  • The best season for EBC trek and helicopter fly out are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). This trip is also suitable for the months of winter (December to February) too. And interesting trekking to Everest Base camp in December is fine as well. Although, this trip is not recommended in the monsoon (June to August). And especially mid-June to August is not appropriate.
  • The permits needed for Everest base camp trekking are Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fees and Pasang Lhamu municipality entrance charges. The permits for this trip can be issued on the way to base camp itself. And the total cost for the permits are US$ 33 and US$ 20 per person respectively.

Everest Base Camp Trek and Fly back by Helicopter Short Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly to Lukla (30 minutes) and trek to Phakding (4/5 hours trekking).
  • Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m./6/7 hours trekking).
  • Day 03: Hike to Syanboche (2 hours) for the Everest view then back to Namche Bazar.
  • Day 04: Trek to Tengboche (5/6 hours trekking).
  • Day 05: Trek to Dingboche (5/6 hours trekking).
  • Day 06: Hike to Nagarjun Hills (2 hours’ hike), then back to Dingboche.
  • Day 07: Trek to Lobuche (4/5 hours’ trek).
  • Day 08: Trek to Gorakshep (4 hours’ trek), then to Everest Base Camp (2 hours’ trek) then back to Gorakshep (2 hours’ trek) and fly back to Kathmandu.

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Day 1
Fly to Lukla (30 minutes) and trek to Phakding (4/5 hours trekking).

Lukla airport

• One of the interesting airports in the world. The flight to Lukla is a wonderful one. Meet your guide/porter and start the trip.

Phakding

• The small village at the lap of the Himalayas. You will stay at a local teahouse.

Meals: Lunch and Dinner Included.

Accommodation: At a local teahouse on a twin sharing basis.

Day 2
Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m./6/7 hours trekking).

Hillary bridge

• A beautiful suspension bridge decorated with Buddhist prayer flags. Moment after crossing the bridge, you may get the first glimpse of Mount Everest.

Namche Bazar

• The Sherpa Capital is a wonderful settlement at the lap of Khongde mountain. You will be spending an extra night here for the acclimatization.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

Accommodation: At a local teahouse on a twin sharing basis.

Day 3
Hike to Syanboche (2 hours) for the Everest view then back to Namche Bazar.

Everest view point

• Everest view point is one of the best places in Everest region to see 360 views of the mountains.

Sherpa museum

• Visit the Sherpa museum at Namche Bazar.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

Accommodation: At a local teahouse on a twin sharing basis.

Day 4
Trek to Tengboche (5/6 hours trekking).

Tengboche Monastery

• The biggest Buddhist monastery in Everest region. Situated in the top of the hill, the monastery also offers greater views of the Himalayas.

Sunset in the Himalayas

• Enjoy the wonderful sunset in the Himalayas.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

Accommodation: At a local teahouse on a twin sharing basis.

Day 5
Trek to Dingboche (5/6 hours trekking).

Sunrise at Everest.

• Early morning collects the super sunrise view at

Mount Everest.

Snow leopard and Himalayan Musk Deer

• You may see the snow leopard and the Himalayan musk deer along the way. Keep an eye.

Dingboche

• A nice settlement at the lap of the Himalayas.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

Accommodation: At a local teahouse on twin sharing basis.

Day 6
Hike to Nagarjun Hills (2 hours hike), then back to Dingboche.

Nagarjun Hills

• Hike up to get the greater views plus the higher elevation. Then get back to Dingboche and take the rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin sharing basis

Day 7
Trek to Lobuche (4/5 hours trek).

Monument hill (Chihan Danda)

• The hills have so many memories of those who have lost their lives in Everest.

Lobuche

• A small settlement for the night stop.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

Accommodation: At a local teahouse on a twin sharing basis.

Day 8
Trek to Gorakshep (4 hours trek), then to Everest Base Camp (2 hours trek) then back to Gorakshep (2 hours trek) and fly back to Kathmandu

Gorakshep

• Get there for the lunch, then leave your baggage and trek to Everest Base Camp with the essentials only.

Everest Base Camp.

• Get to the base camp, collect the moments and get back to Gorakshep.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Included

Accommodation: Not included this day

Inclusion

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle (2 times).
  • Flight (Kathmandu to Lukla).
  • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees and Pashang Lhamu municipality charges
  • Food (7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners) during the trekking
  • Sharing helicopter back from Gorakshep to Kathmandu
  • 7 nights' accommodation at local teahouse on a twin sharing basis
  • All the government taxes and company service charges

Exclusion

  • Travel insurance
  • Porter(s) during the trekking
  • Personal expenses (bar bills, hot shower, hot water, WIFI, electricity charges etc.)
  • Tipping
  • Anything does not include in the inclusion.

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Trip Facts

  • 2-8 persons
  • 5545m
  • March to May and September to November
  • Tea house accommodation on a twin sharing basis
  • Moderate

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