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Everest Base Camp Trek in Return Helicopter Flight - 10 Days

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Location: Everest Region

Price: US $2300 P/P

10 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size

Min. 2 Pax

Trip Grade



Tea house/Hotel

Max Altitude

5550m, Kalapatthar


All kinds of international and typical Nepali food



Trip Highlights

  • Scenic Helicopter near Khambi Icefall.
  • Helicopter ride over the base camp and Khumbu Glaciers.
  • The best viewpoint called Kalapather viewpoint and Everest viewpoint.
  • Avoid walking down on the same trail which we walked on the way up.
  • Stepping the foot on the base camp of world highest mountain

Everest base camp is one of the most exciting places to be in the world. It is the best as well as the most visited place in Nepal Himalaya. Everest base camp is not a fixed place to stay. The base camp is set on the Khumbu glaciers. So, the base camp changes every time with the movement of glaciers. Base camp is the place where the expedition group tented their camp. It is just before the technical climb to Everest starts. Many people visited there to see the tents and climbers preparing themselves for the expeditions. To do a successful climb People have to be prepared physically and mentally. Not only climbing purposes people are also visiting the base camp. People are visiting just to step on the base camp of the highest mountain. To reach base camp people have to do an Everest base camp trek.

Now, Everest Base Camp Trek in Return Helicopter Flight is to do base camp quickly. Those people who do the Everest high pass trek, as well as the Gokyo Everest base camp trek, are lucky people. They have opportunities to step on the base of Sagarmatha well known as Mount Everest.

About the Everest base camp

The Everest Base camp trek is one of the most loved as well as most done adventures. It has an opportunity to land on the base camp which is set on Khumbu glacier near Khumbu icefall. This trek has also the golden opportunity of seeing Mount Everest very close and very big. Everest base camp Trek in a helicopter is for doing base camp quickly. It is well organized for those who don’t want to return down walking from base camp to Lukla. During our long trekking experience we found lots of trekkers do not want to walk down. This makes us design base camp trek in a helicopter tour. The cost for every base camp and return heli is an expensive package which is luxury too.

Some Highlights of the Everest Base camp Trek in return helicopter Flight:

  • Scenic flights on a plane from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Exciting viewpoints with a stunning view.
  • Experience local culture and traditions
  • Scenic helicopter ride near Khumbu Icefall.
  • Helicopter ride over Khumbu glaciers and base camp.
  • Wonderful village and trail view which you walked on the way up.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu International airport
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding.
Day 04: Trek to Namche bazar (3444 meters)
Day 05: Acclimatize rest
Day 06.Trek to Tengboche (3880 meters)
Day 07.Trek to Dingboche (4410 meters)
Day 08: Acclimatize rest day
Day 09: Trek to Laubecha (4910 meters)
Day 10: Trek to base camp (5364 meters) – back to Gorekshap (5140 meters)
Day 11: Hike Kalapather (5550 meters) trek down then fly to Lukla.
Day 12: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 13: Final Departure.



Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representatives will pick you from Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. When you are at hotel we will have enough time to get fresh and then visit magic Himalaya treks office. we will spend some time and do some formalities about trip then we will take you to dinner place. This place have dance and music. After dinner back to hotel for sleep.


After breakfast, our tour guide will pick you from hotel and take you to different places for sightseeing. First we will visit Monkey temple where we will see the Buddhist as well as Hindu temple with lots of money. After that visit Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath and then Kathmandu Durbar square. We will do some preperatins and ready to start hike the next day.


Today, our guide will pick you from the hotel and take you to Kathmandu airport where you will fly to Lukla airport. Upon your arrival in Lukla village, you will meet your porter who is helping you by carrying heavy luggage. We will have breakfast in Lukla and start walking to Phakding village. Stay overnight in Phakding village.


Today is the 6 hours journey to Namche Bazaar. It is the Sherpa capital and gateway to the Everest region for different treks. We will pass Benker, Monjo and Jorsella village. We will have lunch in Jorsella. We will see Hillary suspension bridges and the first viewpoint of Everest on the way up. Stay in Namchabazar.


Today also we will stay in Namche as a rest day. Instead of staying ideal we will visit a few places to explore such as Everest viewpoint, visitors park, Khumjung village or Khungde hospital. Some people visit Thamo village too. It all depends on you whatever you like.


With a stunning view of Everest, Lhotse Whar, Lhotse, Amadablam and Thamserku, our journey towards Tengboche starts. We will have our lunch on Phungi Tenga before a climbing hill. We will spend some time in Monastery to see lama reading.


Today is one of the easiest hikes of the trek. We will walk 4 hours with a stunning view of Everest and other mountains to reach Dingboche village. We will stay overnight in Dingboche village.


Today is also we will stay in Dingboche village. Instead of staying idea we will walk 3 to 4 hours to visit Chhukung village or climbing the hill near Dingboche which is wonderful for Makalu view and Imja valley.


Today we will walk with seeing the stunning view of Laubecha peak in the front and Amadablam on the backside. We will have lunch in Thukla and spend some time in Thukla pass to see the memorial of those people who died on the Everest expedition. Visit Khumbu glacier on side of Laubecha to see a glacier in the evening.


Today is the main day of your hike. We will start early morning and reached Goreksahp on 3 hours then have some light lunch. We will store our luggage then star to base camp with a light bag. We will reach base camp on 2 hours then spend some time to enjoy the successful trip to base camp. To avoid wind on base camp we will return after spending some time. Stay overnight in Gorakshep.


Early in the morning hike to Kalapther for sunrise and Everest view on close range. We will spend some time there and return back to Gorakshep to have breakfast. After finishing breakfast fly with a helicopter to Lukla. The helicopters take the route of the base camp which is close to Khumbu icefall and fly over Khumbu glacier. Then the helicopter flies back with providing beautiful village and hill view with some stunning mountains. On reaching Lukla we will stay in the lodge and wait for our flight to the next day.


Today we will fly to Kathmandu by plane. You will have plenty of time to do shopping in Thamel. We will have a farewell dinner from the Company together in the evening.


We will drop you to kathmandu internation airport for your departure back home. upon you home back you will have enough time to think about your trip and think about your next visit in Nepal.

What's included?

  • Sagarmatha national park permits.
  • Khumbu municipality charges
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu for guide and clients.
  • Trekking guide and porters ( 1 porter for two trekkers)
  • Breakfast, lunch as well as dinner during the trek.
  • Accommodation during trek
  • Farewell dinner from company
  • Helicopter flight from Gorekshap to Lukla
  • Domestic airport picks up and drop.
  • sleeping bag, down jacket and company duffel bag to use.
  • Medical kit box required for the trek
  • All government tax and vat.
  • Everest base camp trek map
  • 3 * hotel for 3 nights in Kathmandu
  • Transportation according to itinerary

What's not included?

  • Your travel insurance
  • Your international flight and departure tax
  • Any expenses of personal nature
  • Tips for guide and porters.
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • All kinds of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Rescue operation in case of an emergency.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Necessary Extra Transportation in Kathmandu.

Departure dates

Start Dates are your arrival date in Nepal and End Dates are the returning date from Nepal.

Start Date End Date Price Availability Booking
2300/PP 3 PAX
2300/PP 3 PAX

Private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with us via bellow contact us form.

Essential Information

​A typical day during Everest base camp trek in Return helicopter flight

Trek to Everest base camp is a very unique experience of trekking through beautiful scenery. This is the trek with wonderful pictures through exploring the local settlements. During our hike to Everest base camp, we will be accompanied by experience, friendly as well as Qualified Sherpa guide. The strong Sherpa porters also join our trek with helping us carry big luggage whereas we all carry our regular day pack with necessary items.

The Trekking day in Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight starts with an early morning hot tea. We will take breakfast after we do some packing. After breakfast we will start walking around 7 Am or 8 Am, depending on the nature of the walk and duration. After walking around 3to 4 hours we will have lunch. We will spend around an hour before we start walking. After lunch we will walk 3 hours more to reach the destinations. We have time to rest or small walk around village before we order our dinner. After dinner its sleeping time.

​Gratuity after Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight

We all know Gratuity means the tip. To make Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight many people have lots of hard work and efforts. Trekking guide, Trekking porters, drivers and many people make trek successful. Tipping is at the Trekker’s discretion. Gratuity depends on good service from the team. Tipping is very much accepted and honored way of saying thank you for a wonderful service that is delivered.Mainly the tips is offered tips at the end of trek but some people prefer giving tips daily on a small amount.

Most of the group they like to give tips staff at a last day celebration party where they invite all the staff and pay for the food and drinks too. The amount of tip is a personal preferences that might be more or less and depends on trip duration, quality service, budget etc. Magic Himalaya provides excellent work to make trip for a life time experience. We like to ensure that we pay well to our guide and porters and make a wonderful family environment.

​Money Exchange before Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight

The local currency of Nepal is rupees. Besides local Nepali rupees only Indian rupees are acceptable in local markets. In tourist market many international currency are acceptable. USD, Yen, Pound Sterling, Euro, Thai Bhat, Australian dollar, Singapore Dollar are acceptable. All the money exchange in Nepal exchange these currencies through local bank.All the hotels in Thamel also exchange a smaller amount of money. While exchange money all the people need to give passport. Now the Nepal government has banned the import and export and the use of 500 and 1000 Indian rupee note in all Nepal. While in Nepal be careful about those notes in all Nepal. Avoiding accepting those notes and carry them, it’s illegal.

There is a security advantage to travelers Cheque all over bigger nations but Nepal prefer cash exchange facility to avoid hassles like a lengthy process and high rate of commissions at banks. People can withdrawal local cash in local currency from ATMS all over. The maximum withdrawal amount is 35,000 rupees for a 500 rupees processing fee while using foreign cards. The money exchange facility at the bank service charge is 4%. There are few banks and money ATMs on the trail but do whatever you have to do in Kathmandu.

​Drinking Water during Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight

Drinking water is always considers as the main things in Human life. Human needs water to drink. All the water on earth is not drinkable. People need to find proper resources to drink. On this Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight we need to be very careful about drinking water. In Everest base camp trail there is many safe drinking water factories on different part. Some people who just want mineral bottle water can buy it here. The cost for the mineral water goes from 50 rupees to 400 rupees. Gorekshap is the place where the mineral water cost a lot. Besides mineral water we can also buy boiled water from each hotel which cost you around same price as bottle water. Those people who prefer normal water from tap to drink is also available here. All guide and Nepali people drink this tap water. Most of the tourist also use purifying tablets or water drop. Magic Himalaya Treks Company also provide water drop to our clients. We should drinks at least 3 liters of water while in trek.

​Foods during Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight

This Everest base camp trail is one of the loved trekking destinations in the world. Everest bae camp trail is also the best managed routes in the Himalayas. The trail has lots of options on foods and Accommodations. Foods on this trail is much similar like in Annapurna region. The food on this tail is better than the food available in Langtang, Kanchanjunga and Manaslu region. The menu on this trail is wide. Dal Bhat is the dish very popular on each teahouse on this trail. Besides we can get Spaghetti, Potato Dishes, and Baked and egg items. They also provide the meat items (chicken) along the way. The wide ranges of food also different according to the level of Hotel.

​Accommodations during Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight

There are different level of Accommodations in Everest base camp trek trail. We can also found many luxury hotels along the trail to Everest base camp trail. Talking about the accommodation, you will have a couple of beds per room with window. The bathroom here is shared basis when you go the higher elevations but lower part you will be having your own toilets. The hotels in lower elevations have hot shower inside the room. When you go higher you will get gas shower but when you reach the top there is also possibilities of hot bucket shower. Each tea house have big dining hall with heater inside. Some of the best tea house on the trail have electric blankets for clients to be warmed. In comparison to Annapurna and other parts the Everest region are way higher on terms on accommodations.

​Review for Everest base camp trek in Return helicopter flight

When you finished doing somethings you have in mind what goes wrong and what was best. After doing Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight people also have different opinion. Some have bad impression and some have good opinion. After the trek complete the company will provide the farewell dinner where magic Himalaya Company provides you a company digital and printed certificate of Trek completion. Our company will like to hear trek compliment, comment and service provided. This kinds of suggestion, comments will help or company to improve. You can write about this review on Google, TRIPADVISOR, FACEBOOK and TRUSTPILOT. You can also write a review I our company website on review sections. This kinds of Appreciations will help us to book other trekkers in the future and the world also get to know about us very well.

​How we can do last minute book for Everest base camp trek in return helicopter flight?

Answer: While booking a trip or any adventure it is always advisable to do lots of research and gather info’s. For those who are not able to do research and internet surfing for whatever reason. Our company magic Himalaya has a provision of booking last minute. In such case magic Himalayan only processes further if the clients made 100% trip payments within 24 hours. Magic Himalaya is capable of operating trek at the last minute but we are not responsible for delay due to changes beyond our control such as weather, flights. To know more about the last minutes booking you can contact us directly at +977-9849334818 (Nabin) or email him on Nkbaniya@gmail.com.


Answer: We have not charged for base camp to Kathmandu so, it is not possible to bring Kathmandu on that price.

Answer: Yes you can fly directly to Kathmandu from base camp by paying extra. Actually the price depends on the number of people flying back. It should be Usd 600 to 1000. The cost actually depends on the weather, situation of flights from Lukla to Kathmandu as well as other few things. We have an Everest base camp helicopter tour package where you can check details.

Answer: It will cost USD 3500 for 1 helicopter to fly privately. But while landing on Lukla some local people try to send other people also. This is not in our hands in such cases. You can ask them that you are having it privately so don’t want to take anyone else. Sometime there will be emergency cases so it will be a help if you allow the victims.

Answer: Yes it is possible to bring guide as well as porters but depends on group size. The Helicopter will be able to carry 5 people only. For more people, we need to go again. It will cost you more So it all depends on you.

Answer: Yes we can organize that also. It will definitively cost you more for doing this and you need to pay. Fly as well as spending some time in Gokyo is wonderful options to see another part of the Everest region.

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