Everest Base Camp Trek and return by helicopter

Trip Facts

  • Cost Start FromUS$ 2020 per person
  • Duration 9 Days
  • TransportationNA
  • DestinationNepal
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About Trip

Everest Base Camp trekking is well-known trekking in Nepal. Among the several trekking in Nepal, EBC trek is one of the attractive treks. Trekking agencies of Nepal offer different trekking and helicopter tour packages but Mountain Rock Treks And Expedition like to organized to give same experience at the same time. We creating this kind of programs for people who like to explore more about the trek and helicopter Experience. Most of people have their desire to be in Everest Base camp by their feet. After EBC trek back Gorakshap and take a helicopter experience. This trip will give you best experience of hiking and best Himalayas views.

Everest Base Camp Trek and return by helicopter trip start from Tribhuvan international airport early morning. Flight to Lukla will take around 30 minutes and our Guide will brief about all trekking details till Everest base camp. Along the way will catch local culture, local monument, flora, fauna and Majestic views of the Himalayas including Everest, amadablam, kusum kangaroo, pumori, Lhotse, Choyou etc.

After Everest base camp trek you hike will be finished and helicopter tour will begin. A chopper will become and take off to Kathmandu. Along the way, you can see Everest, choyou, kusum kangaroo and other for the air.

Trip Highlights

  1. fabulous mountain views including world highest peak.
  2. sherpa culture and traditional museum.
  3. Local culture with the monument and nice settlement in high elevation.
  4. Wonderful Himalayas views when you flew form Gorak Shap.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, then trek to Phakding (2652m): 3-4 Hours
  • Day 02:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m): 5-4 Hours
  • Day 03:Namche: Acclimatization and Rest Day
  • Day 04:Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3800m): 5-6 Hours
  • Day 05:Trek to Dingboche (4360m): 6-7 Hours
  • Day 06:Rest day Dingboche (4360m)
  • Day 07:Trek to Lobuche (4940m): 5-6 Hours
  • Day 08: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5150m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m), back to Gorakshep: 7-8 Hours
  • Day 09: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) and flew back to kathmandu

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu (international and domestic both).
  • Pre-trek briefing.
  • Providing sleeping bag and down jacket and area trekking map.
  • 1 professional, licensed and English speaking mountain guide.
  • Well experienced English speaking assistant guide if the group size exceeds 7+ persons.
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements not 
  • Domestic flight Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu inclusive with all taxes and transfers.
  • Helicopter fly out from Gorakhshep / Kala Patthar.
  • Food during the trek (full board with breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a cup of tea/coffee).
  • All necessary trekking permits: Sagarmatha National Park and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fee.
  • All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.
  • All organizing cost.

Cost Excludes


  • Luxury Hotel is not included. If you want a luxury hotel, you have to inform us earlier.
  • Nepal Visa (USD 25 for 15 days or USD 40 for 30 days).
  • Your international flight fare.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst trekking).
  • Porters to carry luggage (you can add a porter when booking).
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Tips for guide, porter, driver.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, then trek to Phakding (2652m): 3-4 HoursEarly morning the drive from hotel to domestic airport terminal. The flight to Lukla gives outstanding views of early morning sunrise on the snowcapped mountains. On landing Tenzing-Hillary Airport after a 30 minutes at Lukla, we reach the gateway to the Himalayas. The trek begins from the airport itself soon after meeting our crew there from where Phakdhing a short walk. As this is the first day of the trek.
  • Day 02Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m): 5-4 HoursStarting early in the morning, the route passes through beautiful pine forests, DudhKoshi River and views of Mount Thamserku. After passing a few settlements we will be in check-post, the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. We further walk through the confluence of DudhKoshi River and BhoteKoshi River, and take a steep ascent to Namche Bazaar where the first sight of marvelous Mount Everest and ridges of Mount Lhotse and Mount Nuptse welcomes us.
  • Day 03Namche: Acclimatization and Rest DayToday is acclimatization day. There are some hiking options here:
    1. trek to Khumjung where you can visit the local school, gumpa, and hospital
    2. trek to Thame village
    3. Trek at Shyanboche (3720 meters), above which you can visit the Everest View Hotel, Place to see Everest with tea or coffee.
    After all hike back to namche bazzar for overnight.
  • Day 04Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3800m): 5-6 HoursMassive views of amadamblam, everest, lotse bring you ahead to khangjuma.Hike down to river side in to green pine forest. having lunch with sound of imjakhola and bhotekoshi river. Another 2-3 hrs hike to tengboche.
  • Day 05Trek to Dingboche (4360m): 6-7 HoursTrek from tengboche to Dingboche starts the other day with a visit to biggest Buddist Monastry in the region.The journey continues through alpine forests to a large village of upper Pangboche and further through villages of Shomare, Orsho and TsuroWog. One can view beautiful view of soaring mountains of Taboche, Mount Thamserku, Mount AmaDablam, Mount Nuptse, Mount Cholatse and Mount Lhotse along with others while passing through the KhumbilaKhola valley to ridge top. On moving further through the trail through ImjaKhola eventually Dingboche is reached.
  • Day 06Rest day Dingboche (4360m)Today is a rest day on a trek. Dingboche is a nice place to explore, either you can go to chukung or nagarjun hill to the viewpoint.
  • Day 07Trek to Lobuche (4940m): 5-6 HoursDuring the trek after walking up the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier, the ascent to ChupkiLhara begins where one can find the slopes with boulders. One comes across the collection of stones with prayer flags used as memories to American mountaineer Scott Fischer and to BabuChhiri Sherpa, the 10 time Everest Summitteer Nepalese citizen. Beautiful view Khumbutse, Mount Lingtse, Mount Pumori and Mount Mahalangur can be viewed as trail crosses the Khumbu glacier where little symptoms of altitude sickness can be experienced.
  • Day 08 Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5150m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m), back to Gorakshep: 7-8 HoursThis is the most important day of the Everest Base Camp trek route. You can experience the 360-degree panoramic view of snowcapped mountains. Actually, Mount Everest is not seen from here, however, Mount Nuptse, Mount Nuptse, and Mount Pumori can be viewed very well.
  • Day 09 Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) and flew back to kathmandu On the climax of this trip the trek starts much early in the morning so that trekkers can witness the glimpse of the Mount Everest when the dusk turns to the bright morning with a light of the day. On the way Peak s Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse are viewed.

    This is your great opportunity to get a 360-degree view of some of the highest peaks in the world including Mt. Pumori (7169 meters), Mt. Everest (8848 meters) and Lhotse (8516 meters), the Tibetan peak Changtse, Mt. Nuptse (7861 meters) and countless other smaller peaks.

    This also marks the ending point of our journey. You will now be boarding the helicopter to Lukla and seeing the Himalayas from the above. A fantastic 1-hour flight awaits you, with several stunning views of the majestic Himalayan range.

Depature Details

We have regular departures during a season time like as September October and November. In spring march April and may.

Trip Note

Everest Base Camp Trek and return by helicopter is not the only option with us. if you have time you can go Everest 12 days trek or if you do not have a time you can do Everest helicopter tour.

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