• Anjan Barakoti
  • Last Updated on Jan 4, 2024

Get the best of Everest Base Camp Trek in just 10 days, this itinerary combine trekking up to Base Camp and helicopter fly back adds most convenience and mesmerizing panoramic views. You will follow the classical trekking trails such as Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and to Everest Base Camp. You will experience the trail, culture with awe-inspiring landscapes of the Khumbu region and strategic helicopter journeys back to Kathmandu. This is perfect itinerary for those adventure seekers who want are looking to experience trekking journey to base camp without missing the trails and most convenience for a smoother acclimatization journey.

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Everest Heli Trek is combination of trekking in the Khumbu region and Helicopter Fly Back to Kathmandu within 11 Days. There are many itinerary than are offering Helicopter Trek to Everest Base Camp at different Price and here you will find the Best Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Cost and itinerary with all inclusive ranging from luxury five star accommodation in Kathmandu and Standard Lodge during trekking, Full Board Hygienic Meal, Guide and Porter Service, Lukla Flight Ticket and Private or Group Sharing Helicopter Charter Expenses.

All the hikers fantasy about achieving the base of the Mount Everest, well known as Everest Base Camp Trek, yet exclusively a couple get the likelihood to trip. For those who have time boundaries anyway all things considered want to achieve Everest Base Camp with the equivalent view the Mount Everest from the nearest separation. It is somewhat expensive however a help bundle utilized as Everest Base Camp Trek and Fly Back by Helicopter to Lukla which charge decline because of the reality of the Helicopter departure from Gorakshep to Lukla and regular flight to Kathmandu from Lukla next day morning. But In this Luxury Everest Heli Trek you will find direct departure of helicopter from Gorak Shep to Kathmandu without any worries of getting regular flight delays and cancellation. This is regards as the best itinerary including complete package from Arrival to Departure.

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Itinerary 10 Days

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu; Trek Preperation and Welcome Dinner

Altitude: 1400 m
Accommodation: Luxury 5-Star Hotel or Resort in Kathmandu
Highlights: Trek Preparation and Experience the Luxury Before Mountain Lodge

Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Pick up and transfer to Hotel in Thamel. Kathmandu is the capital and largest metropolitan center, and well known city of temples, monasteries and shrines. Hotel is located at Thamel where numerous restaurants, bars and shops that cater everything you need. You can take this opportunity to hire or buy any trekking equipment along with any souvenirs or snacks for trip. There will be a pre-trip meeting, so make sure to ask all the questions. Overnight at Luxury hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, then trek to Phakding

Altitude: Lukla (2840m/9320ft), Phakding (2610m/8560ft)
Flight time: 45 Minutes
Trek Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
Difficulty: Easy with a few ups and downs.
Highlights: Flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding via local village.

After Breakfast at Hotel, you will be transfer Kathmandu to Lukla Flight 35 minutes flight itself is spectacular and exciting. Sometimes, there is change no regular flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. In that rare case, we will take 4 hours drive drive to Manthali airport and take flight to Lukla. We offers complete service of Car and Flight. On arrival at Lukla Airport, we start our trek to Phakding village. It lies in the Dudh Kosi river valley just north of Lukla and south of Monjo. Overnight at luxurious Yeti Mountain Home lodge in Phakding.

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Altitude: 3440m/11290ft
Trek Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
Difficulty: Easy start and then it’s all up for 2 hours.
Highlights: Sagarmatha National Park, Namche Bazaar, View of Thamserku and other Mountain

After a hot shower and light breakfast, we begin our trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. We begin our trek through forest, over yak pastures and passes through the village of Monjo we made our way to the entry point of Sagarmatha National Park. At about half-way up the ascent, a gap in the trees allows us to spy Mount Everest for the first time. After crossing this suspension bridge, we start our final ascent to Namche Bazaar. It is the most prosperous and the largest town in the Khumbu. In Namche Bazaar our accommodation is at luxurious Yeti Mountain Home lodge.

Day 04: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day; Quick hike up to the Everest View Hotel (recommend) and Khunde Village

Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft
Hike Time: 6 Hours
Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
Highlight: Khunde Village and Everest View Hotel
Difficulty: Easy stroll around on mostly flat trail with few ups and downs.

Today, First scheduled acclimatization days. Since the best way to acclimatize is to be active we will hike to Hotel Everest View and Khumjung Village. This day is considered your rest day before you climb higher into the elevation. It is done to let your body adapt to the current environment and prevent Altitude sickness. Hike to Hotel Everest View Hotel. We can also visit Khumjung Monastery. We can also hike to Khumjung Village and visit the first school in Khumbu region established by Sir Edmund Hillary. If you happen to be in Namche on a Saturday do not forget to visit the ‘Saturday Market’. Overnight at luxurious Yeti Mountain Home lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Altitude: 3860m/12660ft
Trek Duration: 5 hours
Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Trek; You go down and then it’s all up from there.
Highlights: Dudh Koshi Valley, Tengboche village and Monastery

After Breakfast at Lodge, We begin our trek from Namche Bazzar to Tengboche. As we continue the trail get amazingly beautiful views with views of Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam. Its mostly gradual and downhill through refreshing rhododendron forest and alpine meadow filled with pine trees. The hike to Tengboche is uphill through pine trees for about two hours from Phunki Thenka. Tengboche Monastery looms over the settlement of Tengboche. It is one of the oldest and important Buddhist monasteries in the Everest Region. Along with panoramic view from the monastery, Buddhist prayer flags dancing colourfully in the wind and Buddhist murals adorn the monastery’s walls is overwhelming. Capture incredible views of this beautiful mountain in your camera. Overnight at best available luxury lodge in Tengboche.

Day 06: Trek Tengboche to Dingboche

Altitude: 4360m/14300ft
Trek Duration: 4-5 hours
Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
Difficulty: One of the Short and Easy trekking days but you will feel the altitude from here on out.
Highlights: Dingboche and Pangboche village, view of Mountain Range.

Trekking journey from Tengboche to Dingboche is about 5 hours. Today’s hike starts with a brief downhill among pine and Mountain cherry trees. We cross the Imja River on a wooden bridge and short ascent to Pangboche settlement after crossing the Imja River. We take lunch at Somare Village or any other village while admiring the view. Before reaching Dingboche, the scenery will grow barren and isolated, creating for a challenging afternoon hike. Afterward, We climb to the Dingboche meadows while taking in the magnificent views of Mount Everest, Mount Amadablam, and Mount Lhotse. Dingboche is also referred to as the “summer valley.” Overnight Stay at Lpdge in Dingboche.

Day 07: Dingboche (Acclimatization Day)

Altitude: 4360m/14300ft
Trek Duration: 0-8 hours
Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
Highlight: Explore around Dingboche, Hike to Nagerjun Hill or climb Chhukung Ri
Difficulty: Depend upon the trekkers. If hike to Nagerjun Hill it is pretty easy. whereas, if you hike climb Chhukung Ri then it is full-day with lots of ups and downs.

We spend a day in Dingboche which helps our body to acclimatize at higher altitude. As the best way to acclimate is to stay active, We will have a short hike to Nagerjun set at the height of 5100m just above Dingboche Village. Afterwards retrace back to Dingboche for a free afternoon to rest. If you are willing to take more challenging hike then, you might go to climb Chhukung Ri. Overnight Stay at Lodge in Dingboche.

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

Altitude: 4940m/16207ft
Trek Duration: 5 hours
Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
Difficulty: Moderate to Hard trekking, due to the altitude
Highlights: View of Himalayan range, Dukla, Dzongla

After Breakfast at Dingboche, we will climb steeply up to Lobuche passing through a chorten (Tibetan shrines and tombs). At the beginning, We follow the trail that takes us to the wide valley until we reach Dughla, located at the tip of the Khumbu Glacier. The Hike becomes steeper and the elevation increases as we take a vertical and tiny ascent to Thukla. Many stone cairns have been created as tributes to Everest climbers who have died while climbing Mount Everest. From here, we move ahead to the Aid Post at Pheriche and finally to Lobuche. Overnight Stay at Lobuche.

Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to GorakShep to Everest Base Camp and back and back to Gorak Shep

Altitude: Everest Base Camp 5300m/17400ft and GorakShep 5170m/16961ft
Trek Duration: 7-8 hours
Accommodation: Teahouse/lodge
Difficulty: Moderate with a steep climb to reach Gorakshep and easy route to Everest Base Camp and back.
Highlights: Enjoy and Celebrate at Everest Base Camp. Day, you have been waiting for.

Today trek will be more exiciting as we head for the Everest Base Camp. You will have the two journey one from Lobuche to Gorak Shep, then to Everest Base Camp. The trekking through the rocky moraine path, icy glacial pond and icebergs below the Khumbu glacier and the trail gets rougher as you move ahead. The path is relatively rough and uneven but does not take more than 3 hours to reach Gorak Shep, where we stop for lunch and leave all of our belongings at the lodge. Although the trekking trail is steep and rough, the view of the Khumbu Glacier and other snow-capped mountain peaks with the aspiration to trek Everest Base Camp inspires you to keep ascending. As you depart Gorakshep for Everest Base Camp, the second half of the day begins. It takes around 4 hours to reach the base camp and return Gorakshep. Everest base camp gives you an unforgettable view of Mount Khubutse, Mount Pumori, Mount Changtse and the Khumbu Ice Fall. After Enjoying the great moment, then head back to Gorakshep. Overnight at Lodge in Gorak Shep.

Day 10: Hike up to Kalapathar then back to Gorakshep and Kathmandu by Helicopter

Altitude: Kala Patthar 5545m/18192 ft, Pheriche 4270m/14070ft
Trek Duration: hours
Accommodation: 5 Star Luxury Hotel
Difficulty: Moderate; Wake up early in Morning; Short Hike and Fly Back to Kathmandu by Charter Helicopter
Highlights: View of mountain range from Kala Patthar with Sunrise over Everest. Short Hike and Fly Back to Kathmandu by Charter Helicopter. Congratulation, you did it! You have trekked the Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar!

It is the most exciting day of the trekking journey. Early in the Morning you will set off to hike Kala Patthar before the sun rises. In the morning the chances of seeing clear vistas are excellent. The highest point of our trek is at Kalapatthar, 5,545 meters, provides a magnificent view of mountains, with Everest just a stone’s throw away distance. The majority of the world-famous Everest photos were taken here. After spending a good time at Kala Patthar, we trek to Gorakshep and have well deserved breakfast. Total hike up and down on average will take 3 to 4 hours. After Breakfast, We get prepared for the comfortable helicopter flight back to Kathmandu. Enjoy the the Himalayan vistas from the helicopter. Upon landing at the Kathmandu Airport, Our team will transferred you to hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening, we will reunite at the the typical Nepali Restaurant to celebrate the trip completion and eager too hear your feedback.

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Everest Heli Trek Cost

There are different cost for the Everest Heli Trek but due to the different itinerary and service. Here, You will find 10 Days itinerary that is all inclusive from Arrival to Departure. Private Airport Transfer, 5 Star Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu, Airlines Flight Ticket to Lukla, Best Available Lodge throughout the trek, Experience trekking guide and porter, Full board meals with tea and coffee, Private helicopter from Gorakshep to Kathmandu, and many more. We have a fixed departure date or being a local operator we can organize trip at any date and make it happen. The Heli Trek to Everest Cost all depend upon the number of person trekking in group as if there is more trekkers in the group the cost of the helicopter is share among the group as Single Helicopter can accommodate up to five person. There are lots of option and service accordingly available as per the cost.

Best Time for Trek

The Best Time to Visit Everest Base Camp depends upon the activities are you are willing to do in Everest Region. For Trekking the Spring (March to May), just before the monsoon begins, and Autumn (September to November), just after the monsoon rains have finished, are known as the finest time to visit Everest Base Camp. Taking the Helicopter Flight in Everest, the trekking and luxury tours can be done throughout the year with weather consideration.

Alternative Trips

Additionally bundles of Everest Region itinerary that includes hiking and helicopter. Aspiration Adventure offers 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek and Fly Back by Helicopter which is complete trek to Base Camp and Kala Patthar and take flight from Gorakshep to Lukla and then back to Kathmandu through regular flight, this route is more afforable. On the same note, there is daily departure of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour that offers the best experience of high altitude landing starting from Kathmandu. You will get the feels of hiking without the long walks to Base Camp. Get the ambiance of Everest massif in a short period. Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is also experience to Everest that offers the swiftest way to reach the base camp of the world highest peak and get back to the city less than a two weeks time frame.

Additional Information

If the suggested itinerary are not flexible according to your taste and need, we can even customize your trip as per your need with special group discount. Kindly Contact us via Email or WhatsApp for details information. Different Everest Heli Trek Itinerary option is available to every trekkers who have limited time or willing to experience something different.

Service Inclusion during the trek

  • All ground transports in private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Twin sharing accommodation at 5 Star Luxury Hotel with Breakfast
  • Kathmandu to Lukla flight with domestic airport tax and private airport transfer
  • Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) on Open Menu whilst on the trek followed by tea & coffee.
  • All required permits for trek (TIMS Card and Everest National Park)
  • Best available twin sharing lodge accommodation during the trek; attached bathroom with hot shower at Lukla, Phakding and Namche
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained guide
  • Experienced local trek leader with 1:4 assistant guide to client ratio
  • Porter Crew member with 1 for every 2 trekkers (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all field staff
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with high altitude medicines
  • Oxygen meter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate
  • Duffel bag, Sleeping bag, and Down Jacket (Sleeping bag and down jacket must be returned after completion of trek)
  • Gorekshep to Kathmandu by Helicopter Flight
  • Trek completion certificate (Upon request)
  • Everest base camp trekking route map
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinner at Typical Nepalese Restaurant


Trekking to Everest Base Camp can be done in many ways, but most comfortable and luxurious way is through including helicopters flight. The best itinerary and cost mentioned above offer experience to Everest through helicopter, luxury lodge accommodation during trek and boutique hotel in Kathmandu. Apart from the above 11 Days itinerary we offer tailor made package to Everest Region combining trekking and Helicopter. Aspiration Adventure also provides other customized itinerary and if you wish to receive professional assistance in planning your next trip, feel free to contact us.

Anjan Barakoti

Anjan Barakoti

An author, explorer, and a key partner of Aspiration Adventure.

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