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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek with Cost

Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Cost Mountain Magic Treks sells a unique trip package, it has a program of 8 days trek to EBC and return back  by Helicopter tour flight with landing. Have you ever dreamt and planning of the adventurous journey to  Everest Base Camp Trek and Flyback by Helicopter in the Everest Himalayan region of Nepal? Then come  to join us for your best holiday planning. We will make your trip memorable, and enjoyable (dream  comes true) in an EBC Trek and Flyback by Helicopter tour. We will offer this package at a reasonable  cost in a luxurious way to explore the beauty of the Everest region of Nepal Himalaya. Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return  is ideal for those who don’t have enough time  to complete the trek from start to end. We are providing the information for all age-old trekkers and  travelers and this suite is for physically fit trekkers who haven’t enough time to explore the mountain  and physically disabled people who have a hunger for exploring the tallest mountain of the world can do  this tour within a day.

We are selling several types of Helicopter tour packages for Everest Base Camp,  contact us for your desire. Trekkers and travelers might be wondering how difficult it would be to explore Everest Base Camp. But  We have designed these luxurious tour packages for those who have a limited schedule of just 8 days for  EBC Trek and return back by Helicopter tour and who feel like they can find it a difficult to trek and who  looking for an Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. This Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour offers incredible views of pristine mountain peaks at the close  Himalayan range. The Major Attraction of this Helicopter tour is close-up views of the world’s tallest peaks along with Mount Cho Oyo, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Thamserku, and many other mountains. During our 10 days Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return package and itinerary begins from the domestic terminal of TIA Kathmandu. Early morning domestic flight by airplane takes you to  Lukla airport you can see eagle-eye views of many heritage sites and the valley of Kathmandu. The flight moves to the eastern part of Kathmandu then the snowcapped mountains begin to appear in front of your eyes.

The aircraft lands at Lukla airport then you can enjoy the views of the Himalayan chain bounded around the Lukla Sherpa village, then (the MMT crew) our porter meets us to make our dream come true. After enjoying the views and meeting the crew your adventurous trip will start towards  Everest Base Camp as many green hills, and tallest peaks, like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, with many flowers, Dudh Kosi, and Bhote Kosi river await us along the route. On the way up to EBC in this  route, Namche Bazaar Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, and EBC are the highlights of this Trek.

Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar is the capital town in the Khumbu region. All kinds of facilities are available like a bakery,  Cybercafé, Irish pub, trekking shops, and the market running every Friday and Saturday. In Everest Base  Camp Trekking routes has so many places and peoples are living for business, for all those people all the things whatever they need supplies from Namche Bazaar. This place has a local traditional museum and a beautiful monastery. Other attractive things are the Head of Yeti at Khumjung Monastery and Edmund  Hilary school of Khumjung village. Everest viewpoint hotel Situated within the Sagarmatha (Everest)  National Park in Nepal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the hotel offers a 360-degree view of the awe inspiring peaks which Opened in 1971. We will explore these places on day third of starting our trip  (Rest in Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization).

Tengboche Monastery and Dingboche village

Tengboche village is situated in an altitude of 3867m, which is at the bottom of Ama Dablam,  Thamserku, Nuptse, and another neighboring peak with Sherpa villages. Big and old Tengboche  monastery we explore with views of several peaks. This place is a popular cause of the Monastery and  matches the itinerary with Everest View Trek which ends at Tengboche. Dingboche village is the best place for Acclimatization Day at a high altitude. Here has an optional place  for a hike to be fit to reach Everest Base Camp. The best way we recommend is that batter hike a  minimum of 400m which helps you for going higher and higher but our 8 days itinerary hasn’t  exploration day here. After you reach in the destination have some rest and hike without a backpack  even for one hour it helps you a lot.

Gorakshep and EBC

Gorakshep is situated in a high altitude of 5,180m and has only 5 hotels. The hotel suits for budget trekkers and is luxurious as well. Just bed and sharing toilet for budget trekkers and bed with electric blankets and inside the separate toilet for luxurious trekkers. Gorakshep is the last overnight stop in the  Everest Base Camp Trek. During our itinerary on day 7 trek continues from Lobuche to Gorakshep-EBC Gorakshep. This is the top and most memorable day in your lifetime. You reach on top of the world’s highest base camp; you walk through glaciers and ice on rocky trails. We suggest you to go to EBC at the afternoon and the next early morning climb up to Kalapathar for the best sunrise views of the  Himalayas. The trekking program will complete when we back from Kala Patthar to Gorakshep. During our Itinerary On day 9, you will Fly Back By Helicopter flight to Lukla then another commercial flight to Kathmandu. When the Helicopter will take you up from the Gorakshep you may not believe your eyes as you are witnessing the world’s tallest peak pretty close just in front of your eyes. Several peaks like Mount Pumori, Cho Oyo, Lhotse,  Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Island Peak, with Khumbu glacier and ice, can be seen from the Helicopter.  From Gorakshep, the Helicopter flight will take you around Kala Patthar and the Base Camp of Everest to  enjoy the 360-degree views of Everest and other Himalayan peaks including stunning landscapes.

You can snap some pictures as a memory of having a great Helicopter flight to Everest. From Gorakshep, the Helicopter will take you to Lukla for refueling. After refueling you will head to  Kathmandu enjoying views of beautiful villages and valleys on the way. So enjoy this adventurous trip with us for Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return  with the best price. We are providing quality trip and Helicopter tour services to our visitors at a  reasonable price with no hidden cost. An experienced English- Speaking Gov. registered Guide and local  porter to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter). And well-trained pilots who have been flying for a long  period, We assure you to satisfy your every need and desire during the trip. The trekking to EBC we  provide the best service, and great care for you as per the itinerary to allow you to enjoy and safely  complete the trek. Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return route is Kathmandu-Lukla -Phakding-Namche  bazaar-Tengboche-Dingboche-Lobuche-Gorakshep. And returns by helicopter from Gorakshep-Lukla Kathmandu. After return back from Gorakshep Helicopter tour will land at Lukla. After that your flight land at  Kathmandu airport directly.

There are many ways to reach Everest Base Camp. Drive or flight to Phaplu  (Salleri) and trek to Everest Base camp, but the flight to Lukla is the best and most popular trekking  route in the Everest region. The long route of reaching Everest Base camp is Jiri to Everest Base camp,  Everest Three Passes trek to reach EBC and the short and one of the best, easy ways to reach Everest  Base camp is short EBC Trek itinerary: EBC Trek and return by Helicopter, and by riding a helicopter to  reach Everest Base Camp with landing at Kalapathar within a day or within a few hours. This is a luxury  way to be base camp of Everest by Helicopter. Your Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is the best to get an experience of the Sherpas lifestyle, live mountain views, Helicopter  flight in the mountain, Nepalese cultures, beautiful green forest with wild animals like Musk deer, red  panda, Himalayan Yaks, donkeys, etc Everest Base camp Trek and return by Helicopter tour is perfect for those travelers who have a limited  time to do the short trekking and people who are physically disabled can have Everest Base camp Helicopter tours and enjoy the mesmerizing views of the mighty Mount Everest, Cho Oyo, Nuptse, Ama  Dablam, and so many other peaks.

The travelers might be afraid to do Everest Base Camp Trek due to its difficulty in this short period of  time but this trek allows trekkers to take the helicopter if something happens like AMS or any other  cases (Acquit Mountain Sickness), because the plan is riding back by Helicopter tour. Nothing will you be  missing even if you take the helicopter before reaching EBC, the helicopter takes you to EBC and  Kalapathar for enjoying the views. Everest Base Camp Trek and return back by helicopter tour package is  getting popular nowadays as a Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp within a day or within a few hours  as well as other routes of Everest region.

Trip Facts

Day: 8 Days Trek and Return back by Helicopter tour EBC Trek and return back helicopter flight grade: Moderate with the touch of the high-altitude Base  camp of Everest and Kalapatthar. Activities: 7 and half day Everest Base Camp Trek and return back by helicopter tour. The trek starts  from Lukla after a short flight and ends at Gorakshep after EBC and Kalapatthar hiking. And flight back to  Lukla then after fouling break flight back to Kathmandu. All around the year except monsoon season (June, July & August) fixed departure is available and we will  organize private and group joining trips as per your demand. If you are single, please contact us in advance, if you are in the group join our fixed departure date or  book now for your willingness date. Everest Base Camp Trek and Return Back By Helicopter Tour Route Lifetime memorable experience trek to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar is a short 7 and half-day trek  in the Everest region.

Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter Return start from Kathmandu.  A small airplane will take you through Nagarkot hills, Jiri alpine forest, and land at Lukla with mountain  views. After meeting our crew (MMT crew) begins the trekking to Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep to reach EBC (Everest base camp and Kalapathar viewpoint. The  trekking program will end at Gorakshep. The helicopter flight will start from Gorakshep. It’s normally 2 to 3 hours flight from Gorakshep to  Kathmandu. The helicopter flight will be landed at Gorakshep and take you around the Base Camp and  Kalapathar for the best views of the Everest region. Then the helicopter land at Lukla for refueling and  then directly fly back to Kathmandu airport.

Safety Note for Everest Base Camp Trek

  • At Kathmandu airport choose the seats left side of an airplane for the best view while you flying  to Lukla.
  • Follow our expert guide and Sherpa porters
  • While you trekking every day many animals walking through the same trekking trails be careful with them.
  • Please follow the guidelines for fresh foods, drinks, and trekking pace (Always walk slow and  take your time)
  • Early morning is the best to start the trek every day for the best views, you wouldn’t be in a  traffic jam, and you can take your time for the photos.
  • Lobuche and Gorakshep have limited hotels, even we reserved if we reach there late other trekkers may get the room (The priority is only for those who may reach earlier) so batter to start early morning every day and reach also earlier.
  • Consult with your guide before you do something and share if something happens.  Safety Note for Helicopter Tour
  • Fasten your seat belt on board your helicopter tour to Kathmandu from Gorakshep. Don't Change your seat and stand from your seat during your flight.
  • Don't throw out anything from the helicopter during your flights.
  • Smoking is prohibited during your flight, be prepared.
  • Wait in the helipad until our operators call you to come in. Sometimes Pilot needs to re-position  the helicopter in the Helipad.

For your Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Trip Booking: -

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Please feel free to contact us for your trip booking, Read our Reviews on TripAdvisor. Why Travel with Mountain Magic Treks: The travelers and trekkers will find many travel agencies in Nepal for the trip. But we will try to provide the best service for travel to our clients. We will give multiple service options to our travelers for their satisfaction. We will focus on our customer satisfaction and customer choice of options.

Weather and Climate

The weather is Changeable in every season in the mountains. However, Everest Base Camp Trek and  Return Back by Helicopter Tour flights can be visited all time of the year except monsoon season. The weather is always clear in the morning time. Our recommendation is not to trek or Helicopter tour in the monsoon even if you love to trek or tour in the monsoon and a flight is canceled by weather your payment is fully refundable. The temperature of Everest Base Camp Trek and Return back helicopter tour mainly over 2600-5500m  high will be 15°C to 20°C during the daytime. Nighttime will be a little bit colder than daytime approximately -0°C to 10°C in the main high seasons.

Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Package starts from 2810m and reaches a more than  4000m high. Everest Base Camp (5364m) and Kalapathar (5555m) you reach this high altitude with our expert guide and porter. From mid-September to December the weather will be clear and the best view of the Mountains you can see. The temperature will be -5°C to 10°C during the daytime. At night temperature will be gone from -05°C to 20°C. The winter season is best for the view, the weather will be nice and clear with a blue sky but the temperature will be colder than in the Autumn season (September, October & November). In the daytime temperature will be10°C to 15°C and at night will be freezing cold temperature will be drop down to -15°C to -30°C depending on the weather in the mountain. The month of April to June is a suitable time to Everest Base Camp Trek and return back by helicopter tour at this time temperature will be rising at the mountain and the temperature will be suitable for our buddy. During the daytime, the temperature will be around 15°C to 20°C and at night will be colder than daytime. Due to global warming, the weather is very changeable these days.

Trip Cost details of Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Package

Everest Base camp Trek with Helicopter Return Cost will depend on the travelers and trekkers' required services and facilities by the customer. If there will be more extra facilities for EBC  Trek and Return back by helicopter Tour then the cost will be raise than we have mentioned in our cost inclusive section. In addition, total group size, group joining and individual, single & couple or more pax make different on the trip cost of Everest Base camp Trek and Return back By helicopter Tour.

The cost of Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return as per details itinerary cost will start from USD  2000$ per person. If you have a group of 3 people minimum with your own group or families and friends for Everest Base camp Trek with Helicopter return will pay jointly the trip cost will be  USD2000$ per person but contact us for final trip cost. If you are a solo traveler or a couple and want to do a private trip contact us for your availability date,  we will depart on your willingness date. And if you want to join with other people, we have a fixed departure date and you can join we will manage the group to Everest Base Camp Trek and fly back by  Helicopter tour for you.

Group Joining Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return Cost Details are given below:

We have been offering a new cost schedule for our customers. We will provide the EBC Trek and Return  Back by Helicopter Tour Cost in an affordable cost. We will provide cost details of Everest base camp  Trek and Return back by helicopter Tour for you. The trip cost wouldn’t be the same, it will depend on your group size. If you are alone the cost will be USD 4500 (Private helicopter and Trek as well), if you are 2 people and paying together 2650$ per person if you are 3 people the cost will be $2000USD per person, if you are 4 people and paying together $1950USD per person if you are 5 people paying together the cost will be $1900USD per person.

How safe are Everest Base Camp Trek and Helicopter Tour?

Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return is the best way to do it in a short period of time. In the high altitude, a 7 and half-day trek is enough for your buddy. Every day 6-7 hours of trekking is not easy and you don’t want to be back down the same way in 3 days instead of 7 days. This trek and  Helicopter tour is a high-altitude tour and trek in Nepal to show you the highest mountains in the  Everest region. We provide An experienced English- Speaking Gov. registered Guide and local Sherpa  Porter for trekking and use a powerful helicopter for your tour to make our customers safe. If the weather is not good to fly or any technical problem, the helicopter flight won’t be flying over.

For the trekking is okay you can continue even if the weather is bad, helicopter tour wouldn’t start flying from Kathmandu with any type of pressure so the best time to choose this package is in Autumn  (September, October &December) and Spring (March, April & May). So this trek and helicopter flight is  100% safe and we will always recommend you to do Everest Base Camp Trek and return back by helicopter Tour in this time of the year. Also, who would have a day and want to see Mt Everest and other many mountains contact us immediately. Clothing and Equipment Preparation for Everest Base Camp Trek and Return Back by Helicopter Tour Trekking Equipment List: If it’s too much to carry from your home country some of the necessary equipment can be hired or bought in Kathmandu around Thamel as well. Most of the equipment in general and standard lists for all seasons while on the trek, but may differ as  per the season and duration of trekking and areas of your chosen trip

Required equepment lists for the trip

  • Reading/writing material

  • The first-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band-Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium, or similar  tablets for mild cases of diarrhea

  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Health requirements arranged
  • Money: cash/credit card
  • Down Sleeping bag and Down Jacket provided by Mountain Magic Treks in Kathmandu  Lightweight Towel
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight - headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle - Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best Warm Hat
  • Sunhat/bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves - wool or fleeced and gore-tex
  • Scarf
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by  Mountain Magic Treks in Kathmandu)
  • Sewing Kit
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure) Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such a  combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for the evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights  during winter months.
  • T-Shirts 2 or 3 Shirt - Long Sleeved
  • Pants - lightweight long trousers (jeans are unsuitable)
  • Thermals upper and lower
  • Extra warm clothing during winter (December to March) layered clothing - thermals. For Our customer helicopter service in the Everest region.

1. Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla or Lukla to Katmandu and Cost 

For Everest Base Camp Trek Lukla is the most popular destination. Lukla is located in an altitude of  2840m, you will fly a 30-minute flight from Kathmandu to reach Lukla by airplane. Sometimes the Lukla  flight will be canceled or delayed at that time the alternative flight is a helicopter flight to Kathmandu or  Lukla. So we will provide helicopter service and some people want to do the helicopter flight from  Kathmandu to Lukla as well. In Average, the cost will be USD2400$ for the charter flight (if you are in a  group of 5 then the cost will be 480$ per person) to Lukla or from Lukla.

2. Return back by Helicopter Tour to Kathmandu from Gorakshep (Everest Base Camp) and cost 

Our package includes the helicopter tour service from Gorakshep (Everest Base Camp) and we will provide the helicopter tour services for those who want to return directly to Lukla or Kathmandu, as per the customer requirement we will manage helicopter services. If you are 3 or more people planning for a Helicopter tour to Kathmandu from Gorakshep cost will be USD1500 per person.

3. Helicopter Tour from Dingboche To Lukla and Dingboche to Kathmandu flight Cost 

Helicopter flight from Dingboche to Lukla pickup service for our customer we offer in USD1200$ (Charter flight). And directly Dingboche to Kathmandu cost will be 1000$ per person for sharing and USD3000 for the 1 helicopter.

4. Helicopter Tour from Namche to Lukla and Namche to Kathmandu flight cost

Namche Bazar is the capital of Sherpa village and the best place in the Khumbu region. The cost will be  $1200 for 1 helicopter from Namche Bazaar to Lukla and the cost for Namche to Kathmandu will be  $580 per person (2900$ for 1 helicopter)

5. Helicopter Tour Cost from Gokyo Ri to Lukla and Gokyo Ri to Kathmandu directly  I

n the Everest region, Gokyo Ri is the most popular and best viewpoint to observe breathtaking sunrise views and mountain scenery is suitable for Gokyo Ri to Lukla or Kathmandu.

A Frequently Ask Questions(FAQ)

How can we meet the team of Mountain Magic Treks? 

Some of the Mountain Magic Treks Team will be waiting at the airport upon your arrival with your name  list for the pickup and will drop you to the hotel. The operator will meet you for the trip brief.

What altitude from do we start the Everest Base Camp Trek?  

Everest Base Camp Trek will start from Lukla 2810m. After our short flight by airplane from Kathmandu.  How hard is it to climb to Everest Base Camp? Everest Base camp Trek is a moderate trek that does not require Everest Base Camp trek is a moderate/demanding trek that does not require any technical exercise of mountaineering. During our package, it is basically 7 and half-day hike up to the altitude of 5,555m. The trek is only grueling because of its duration of 7 days hiking uphill across diverse terrains.

Is there electricity and Wi-Fi access in the Everest region? 

During your trek to the Everest region, electricity is available to recharge your phones, laptop, and iPads from micro-hydropower and solar panels on a paying basis. As for Wi-Fi, there are no hotspots along the trekking trail after Namche Bazaar. The only two places offering free Wi-Fi are Starbucks coffee in Lukla and Everest Bakery in Namche Bazaar. In other places upwards, you need to pay for using internet services, which increases gradually with the altitude.

What kind of accommodation do I get in Everest Base Camp Trek? 

Accommodation in Everest Base Camp Trek is the most important thing that you need to consider while you are heading on trekking. Because, wherever you are, the sun will eventually set and when it does,  you will want somewhere to lay your head down. Yearly thousands of travelers come to Nepal just to be on the base of the world’s highest peak Mount Everest. Before heading towards this thrilling adventure it’s good to know what to expect when it especially comes to accommodation. Everest Base Camp Trek offers a wide range of tourist’s friendly accommodation throughout the trail. Trekking in the Himalayas is a recreational and as well as strenuous activity.

During the Everest Base Camp Trek, you have to continuously walk 6-8 hours which is exhausting. After a  long day hike, everyone wants to sleep in a soft warm bed and have a hot shower. Finding suitable accommodation is a crucial part of Everest Base Camp Trek. If you don’t get comfortable accommodation, then it can have an enormous impact on your trek. During the peak trekking season due to a large number of trekkers, it is much more difficult to find better accommodation. So if you are planning Everest Base Camp Trek in peak trekking seasons my number one tip is to book your accommodation as early as possible! Some advice to you from us for safety and risk-free accommodation Book your trip with us earliest is possible then we can reserve it due to your trip schedule Confirm the number of trekkers, Inform us that if you are planning to stay in other categories of the hotel then we are providing Share your personal disease or any other problems if you have (We will request the hotels for  the best and most comfortable enough accommodation possible)

How much cash should I take with me to trek Everest Base Camp Trek? 

The trip cost offered by Mountain Magic Treks is almost an all-inclusive price. Once you buy our Everest  Base Camp trek, you really do not need so much cash during the trek. On average, US$ 500 should be enough for personal drinks, tips, and shopping. There are ATM facilities right from Lukla en route up to  Namche Bazaar.

Up to what Altitude Everest Base Camp Does Helicopter Tour? 

Everest Base Camp is located at an altitude of 5364m. And helicopter tour starting from Gorakshep  (EBC) than a flight to Lukla (2860m) and again flight back to Kathmandu.

How long does the helicopter land at Gorakshep before taking us up? 

Normally the helicopter flight will be 2-3 hours. During our plan the helicopter land just for pickup, and will take around the highest Base Camp of Everest and Kala Patthar with other highest mountains like  Mount Everest (8,848.86m), Mount Pumori (7,293m), Mount Lhotse (8,516m), Mount Ama Dablam  (6,930m), Mount Cho Oyo (8,188m), and many peaks of the Everest region.

The trip cost is refundable or not in case of tour canceled? 

Yes, we will fully refund in case of canceled because of the bad weather or climate. But if there is  canceled by their own problems there is 40% cancellation charge will be applied in the total cost.

Is it possible to join a group with your company for Everest Base Camp Trek and Return Back by  Helicopter Tour? 

Of course, you can join a group. Do we have group departing dates and in the busy season, we have  every day fixed departure. During the high season, you can easily get a group to join look at the fixed  departure section and contact us even if you are disabled to join we do our best for you.

How can I book a private trip or a family trip? 

You can book a trip as per your requirements private trip with family or with friends to Everest Base camp Trek and Return back by helicopter Tour is very easy. Just you can inform us of your available and willingness date and your personal details to proceed with your booking for Everest Base camp Trek and Return back by helicopter Tour. Our team will suggest you to find your willingness dates to book your  trips and email us through the given below details: Phone Number: +977-9843601808 (WhatsApp, Viber) Email: info@mountainmagictreks.com / Gmail: mountainmagictrek@gmail.com

I am a single traveler and planning to trip booking for the Everest base camp trek with helicopter return it is possible? 

Yes, it is possible to book if even you are a single traveler your Everest base camp Trek with helicopter return package. We would have another person to join a group with you. If you book with us we will join you with another available group as per your dates. To book your single trips contact us in advance and let us know your availability.

Is there an oxygen cylinder available on the Everest Base Camp Trek? 

Yes, an oxygen cylinder is available in EBC Trek, and in a helicopter as well if needed in case of emergency.  For the trekking, to EBC our team will good care of you and in case if necessary, we have a good connection with the owner on this trekking route and will provide you. While you flying oxygen cylinders available on the helicopter but normally you don’t need to use them.

What is the weight limit of the Everest Base Camp Trek and Helicopter tour? 

This EBC trek starts with a flight from Kathmandu by airplane to Lukla, an airplane that has a limit weight of only 15kg in total should be with your day backpack per person which means 10 kg around per person the porter will be carrying (2 trekkers:1 porters, the porter will be carrying 10-12kg per person maximum). For the return back by helicopter tour from Gorakshep weight limit in total will be 500kg,  and the helicopter tour maximum is 5 people. On a helicopter, tour capacity is decided by the weight of the person on your trip. You have to make a 500kg maximum weight limit in your Everest base camp  Helicopter tour. So weight limits is very important. Every helicopter, airplane and Porter has a weight limit. The helicopter tour flight maximum number of 5 people from Kathmandu. If there is a single person, double, or up to 3 people the helicopter will be directly flying to Everest Base camp from  Kathmandu if you have a plan for Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour and book with us. If there will be more than a group of 3 people the helicopter will land at Pheriche and then one more shuttle for the  Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour flight. For your safety, we should manage before your flight the  weight limit control at the high altitude. Please find the weight limit of the helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp and return as given below: No of Pax.

Total Weight Limit for a Helicopter 5 People 500 kg (One helicopter) 4 People 350 kg /4 People 3 People 250 kg /3 People 2 People 150 kg /2 People 1 People 80 kg/Person Average.

Is it possible to take more than 5 people at the same time on a helicopter tour? 

Of course, the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour won't be able to take more than 6 people because of the weight limit. But if you are more than 6 people in one group it will be possible and we will manage your trip at the same time. It will be in a different helicopter but you need to pay some extra cost for a  helicopter.

Does the weather affect of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour? 

Yes, the weather will affect for Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Need to be clear weather in the mountains to see the best views during your helicopter flight. So sometimes the flight can be delayed because of weather conditions. And we will suggest to you the best time and best way to explore your trip to Everest Base Camp by Helicopter. This is the reason our recommendation is Spring (March, April  &May) and Autumn (September, October & November) is the best time for the Everest Base Camp Trek and Helicopter tour.

Everest Base Camp Trek and Helicopter Tour can be affected by weather conditions? 

Yes, the weather conditions can affect Everest base camp trek and return back helicopter tour. For this trek and helicopter tour needs to be clear weather for the flight to Lukla and in the mountains to see the best views during the trek to EBC and helicopter flight. So that sometimes the flight can be delayed because of weather. Mountain Magic Treks Team will suggest you have a few extra hours or a day and the best time of the year is the best to explore your trip to Everest Base camp Trek and fly back by helicopter tour.

Why is it called Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return? 

Because of Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return Tour is one of the best and most popular packages in the Everest region. It will take you to the world’s highest Base camp of Everest day-by-day trekking and the helicopter presents in a high altitude for the tour. It is risky when you will spend more time there is more possible to get high altitude sickness. And another thing is many trekkers will be looking for an option after reaching the Everest Base Camp. Most of the people who don’t want to trek back will be happy to be back by helicopter tour rather than trek back to Lukla.

Why helicopter will be not land at Everest Base Camp? 

Everest Base Camp is in the beside of Khumbu glacier and icefall. There wouldn’t be any chance to land a  helicopter due to the expedition groups of Everest in spring and lack of space for landing a helicopter.  Another main reason is the base camp of Everest is not good to see the views, the best viewpoint is  Kalapatthar so that not landing at base camp. If you land at Kala Patthar you will be able to see Everest,  Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, and many more other high mountains of the Everest region.  Everest Base Camp will be in the bottom of the mountains. So helicopter tours will want to provide the best adventure trip of your life.

What is a helicopter shuttle for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour? 

Every helicopter flight has a weight limit. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing is high altitude helicopter flight tour in the mountain. And the EBC helicopter tour will be up to 250 kg weight limit due to the high altitude this is the reason only 3 people each flight will be touring in the helicopter flight (over 4400m). So the Everest base camp helicopter tour has to manage the weight limit. We have to do 2 shuttle flights from Pheriche (4370M) if there are more than 3 people due to high altitude risk management.

Is there any hidden charge that will be added during the tour? 

No, there won’t be any hidden charge added during the Everest Base Camp Trek Helicopter return. Because this is the 8 days trip in total with Return Back by helicopter tour. All trip costs will be included in the trekking and helicopter tour. Only the extra will be exclusive which is not mentioned in our package list.

What is the age limit for the Everest Base Camp Trek and Return Back By Helicopter Tour?

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek and Fly Back By Helicopter Tour is one of the best package in the Everest region. This trek package and itinerary is easy and comfortable.

For the kids less than 10 years old need more days (1 or 2 days will be enough) than our itinerary but for other age-old suitable. We will give the first priority to our customer’s health, if something happens like uncomfortable, we will look after very well. We will return back to a low altitude, or we take a helicopter tour on the way instead of  Gorakshep (Everest Base Camp) We will give first priority to Customer health, if our clients have feel any uncomfortable we will try to the helicopter will stop and then flight back quickly as much as possible. So that we will recommend this  Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour for any age group.

How can I make a payment to book the Everest Base Camp Trek and fly back by helicopter Tour? 

Mountain Magic Treks Pvt. Ltd is an authorized company to exchange foreign currency. So we accept cash, Bank transfer, and Card (Any) Note: If you make a payment by card then an extra 4% bank charge will be applied. You will make your trip payment to our account details as given below. Payment can be done through the below option:

Bank Transfer:

Payment for Booking:
Pay deposit by wire transfer:
Pay to:
 Mountain Magic Treks Pvt. Ltd
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Paying Bank: Himalayan Bank Ltd
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Branch: Thamel
Bank Street Address: Karmachari Sanchaya Kosh Building, Tridevi Marg, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Or To book your Everest Base camp Trek with helicopter return tour make advance payment  through one of your suitable payment systems (10% or above advance payment will require to confirm  your trip)

Is it possible to land the Helicopter at Everest Base Camp?

Yes, it is possible to land at the Base camp of Everest but only in climbing season and in emergency cases. The rest of the time not possible to land at Base camp. Everest Base Camp is covered with ice and glacier which makes landing difficult and dangerous. The land structure is very weak in the Everest Base camp. Thus visitors having Everest base camp helicopter tour lands at Kalapathar which is the best highest viewpoint of Everest Base Camp Trek.

Everest Base Camp Trek and Return back By Helicopter Tour Package

Day 1: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (30 minutes flight and 3hrs Trek) 

Early morning ride to the airport from your hotel by private vehicle then fly to Lukla, it will give you the best views of Everest Himalaya including Mount Everest in front of you. Once you reach Lukla meet your staff for the support of the entire trip. After that, the trek will begin towards Phakding, on a walking day enjoying the green hills, monastery, Hilary School, Sherpa settlements with Dudh Koshi river which is running from Everest Base Camp, and beautiful mountains like Kongde Peak, KushumKangaru, and many more. You walk through Chhoplung, ThadoKoshi, and Ghat, to reach Phakding.

Day 2: Trek to Namche Bazaar (6-7hrs) 

After breakfast, you will start the trek, with beautiful views of the Dudh Koshi river and several green hills with Banker, Chromo village to reach Monjo which headquarters of the Sagarmatha National Park.  Take the permit from here, then trek through river bed to the last suspensions bridge which is called Hilary bridge and this is 2,700m high from the C level until the bridge path is easy to walk then starts climbing  2 hours to Namche, after an hour of this uphill you can see the Mount Everest on right side of the trekking trail. The Namche Bazaar is one of the big towns in the Khumbu region, where you get everything facilities like Bakery café, Wi-fi, liquid Bar, equipment shopping and many more with nice views of  Everest Himalayan peaks. In Namche Bazaar you stay for 2 nights including acclimatization day.

Day 3: Rest in Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization (4 hrs hiking) 

You take a rest in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization, it means visiting the local museum and hiking up to  Everest Panoramic viewpoint, from here you can see the best view of Everest and other beautiful mountains. This is in the high altitude of 3,800 m and it helps a lot for going up, then get back down to have rest and shopping or visit around the market free afternoon.

Day 4: Trek to Tengboche 3,867m (5-6hrs) 

After breakfast pack the bags then be ready for Tengboche, this is one of the best places for the view of sunrise and sunset with the largest Buddhist monastery of the Everest region. You will reach here by 2 or 3  pm and batter to be here before 3 pm because the ceremony starts at 3 until 4 pm for an hour.  Tengboche is located in a hill from where we can see the panoramic view and makes feel do not move just enjoy around.

Day 5: Trek to Dingboche 4,350m (5hrs) 

Early morning wake up for sunrise, we can see the sun rising from the room but from the outside is batter with Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks. Only 5 hrs for this day but getting higher and higher day by day so that needs to walk very slow it helps for going up. We pass through Diboche, Pangboche, then have lunch in Somare this is such a nice place for the view, the trek continues to Dingboche for overnight. From here we can see the Makalu in the far east which is over 8,000m and another one is small but popular, it is called Island Peak only 6,189 m.

Day 6: Trek to Lobuche 4,900m (5hrs) 

This is much beautiful day getting close to the base camp with the Khumbu glacier and ice. The same schedule works for every day but the short day is today of your trekking, just a 2 hrs trek flat and gradual part with views of Mt Pumori 7,201m Chola Tshe 6,8oo m, Lobuche east 6,400m, Nuptse  7,930m with Khumbu Glacier and river to reach Thukla and have a break here then 1-hour climb up to  Thukla Pass, here you can visit the memorials of summiteers from every country in Everest summit or  Lhotse Summit or Pumori Summit. After this, we touch the Khumbu glacier and walk through beside of this big Khumbu glacier to Lobuche, from here you can see the whole Khumbu glacier and Khumbu  Icefall (just a 20 minutes hike for this view).

Day 7: Trek to Gorakshep and then continue to EBC then back to Gorakshep for an overnight 5,364m (7- 8hrs) 

This is a more exciting day, early morning take breakfast and a 3-hour walk to Gorakshep with views of glaciers, ice-fall, and beautiful mountains; those are pretty close and feel like you can touch and climb.  You will take a break for lunch at Gorakshep even earlier because 3-4 hours of trekking we will be without food we would have snakes but it’s wouldn’t be enough (even light food we eat). Drop the luggage and most of the things at the hotel in Gorakshep then with a small day pack walk to base camp,  while walking to base camp and back only on the glacier and ice. Once you reach the base camp take time to have pictures, and videos and enjoy the view. After that be back the same way to Gorakshep for overnight.

Day 8: Hike to Kalapathar and back to Gorakshep for Breakfast then fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter tour  Early morning hike up to Kalapathar to see the sunrise which is 2 hours up and 1 hour back down, once you reach the top can’t amazing that how nice and beautiful views we get to see! Mount Everest is bigger and closer as well as we can see the mountain which is very far. This is an altitude of 5,545m  above 400m climb from Gorakshep. After enjoying the view be back to the hotel and take breakfast then fly back by helicopter tour.

Trip Cost Inclusive:

  • All airport transportation
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with BB plan for 2 nights
  • Flight from Kathmandu-Lukla
  • A helicopter tour from Gorakshep to Kathmandu
  • All Necessary paperwork and trekking permit, TIMS (Trekking Information Management  System)
  • An experienced English- Speaking Gov. registered Guide and local Sherpa Porter to carry  luggage (2 Trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide, Porter Salary Insurance, Equipment food, and lodging
  • Full meals of your choice (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with Tea or Coffee) during the  trek
  • Supplementary snacks (cookies and energy bar)
  • Seasonal Fresh fruit every day after dinner
  • All mountain accommodation (Soft, comfortable, twin room with sharing toilet) ✓ All government and local taxes
  • Trekking equipment such as a Down jacket, Sleeping bag, and duffel bag
  • A comprehensive medical kit

Trip Cost Exclusive:

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • City tour Guide and entrances fees
  • Bar drinks
  • Boiled water
  • Bottle drinks
  • Hot shower
  • Extra hotel in Kathmandu
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Wi-fi
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance and Evacuation insurance
  • Tip

Note: if you are 3 people in one group this will be great for you. You can join us in your willingness date for the private trip. And if you are looking for sharing/joining a trip then contact us or visit the fixed departure section. The trip cost will be reasonable and no hidden cost will be added.

One-day Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing time schedule

This one-day adventurous Everest Base Camp and Return Helicopter tour will pick up from Kathmandu airport. From Kathmandu, airport flight takes 45 minutes to Lukla. More or less 10-15 minutes there will  be a break in Lukla. Then after including a landing time to reach Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar it  may take around 40 minutes. Mesmerizing views of Mountain peaks, vegetation, and villages can be  experienced from the Helicopter flight. First, you will fly around Everest Base camp and you will be  landing at Kalapatthar from where the best panoramic view can be witnessed. Then you will be back to  the Everest view hotel. After your 50 minutes break for breakfast and enjoy the views then return back  to Kathmandu.

  • From Kathmandu to Lukla- 45 min flight
  • Lukla landing and fueling time: 15-20 min
  • From Lukla to Everest Base Camp (Kala Patthar): 30 min
  • Landing at Kalapatther viewpoint: 5min-10 min
  • From Kalapatther to Everest View Hotel: 15 min flight
  • Landing At Everest View hotel for breakfast: 50 min - 1 hour
  • Everest View Hotel (Syngboche) to Lukla: 15 min
  • Fueling Time in Lukla: 10-15 min
  • From Lukla To Kathmandu: 45 min flight
  • Total time to Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour: 4-5 hours in total

Note: Every day in the mountain the weather will be great for the views. We suggest that to you all early morning flight is the best.

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Helicopter flight tour

  • Thrilling Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour and return.
  • The Helicopter Land at Everest View Hotel for Breakfast.
  • A Short Landing in Kalapatthar to see Mount Everest and other high mountains and feel the high altitude.
  • Great views of famous peaks such as Pumori, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Makalu, and many more.
  • Stunning landscapes, Icefalls, and glaciers.
  • Beautiful villages and valleys.

Cost includes:

  • Airport transfer (Pick up/ drop) during tours.
  • Helicopter Charter cost to Everest Base Camp and Return Tour on sharing base (max 6  Person)
  • Landing at the famous viewpoint of Kala Patthar for short Hiking (for 5-10 min but enough time to take a picture and see the mountains.
  • Landing 50 min to 1-hour breakfast break at Everest view hotel (Syangboche) with a  closeup view of Mount Everest and other high mountains
  • First Aid kit box and oxygen cylinder for an emergency case
  • Domestic airport departure taxes/fees.
  • All government taxes and fees.
  • Company service charges and fees.

Cost excludes

  • Meal (Breakfast/lunch) in Everest view hotel during the trip.
  • National Park permits fees in the Everest region
  • Life and medical insurance during the trip
  • Personal expense on a trip.
  • Hard and soft drinks during the tours.
  • Tips etc.

Note:

This trek and Helicopter tour is the sharing phase. If you want a private Helicopter for a tour it will be added extra cost for your trip. And if canceled your trip region of the bad climate we will deduct the airport Drop pickup cost from your refundable cost. ($40). The given helicopter tour cost is just for a single or double shuttle. You must think that the total maximum weight for a shuttle is up to 250 kg. And the two shuttles for 500. Kg. (the greatest number of people in a chopper will be 5 pax). If there the total size of people will be more than the weight limit.

We need an extra helicopter to start your trip from Kathmandu, and it will be applied full helicopter cost from Kathmandu. The upper limit of carrying weight limit at Himalaya (More than 4400 m high) will be only 250 kg. if you need more shuttle due to weight management. You have to pay an extra price for one more shuttle (the price will be equally divided by the number of people). For eg. The total number 1  people 5 pax and the average weight of 1 person is 100 kg. for weight management, we required an extra shuttle from Pheriche.

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