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Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar


Everest Khumbu Region


5,550 Meters


Moderate to Challenging




14 Days


Lukla - EBC - Kala Patthar

Walking Hours

5-7 Hours a day


Hotel / Lodge / tea house


Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during the trek


Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu


Kathmandu / Kathmandu

Group Size

2-15 Person

Best Season

Feb, Mar, Apr, May, June, Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec
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Luxurious Everest Base Camp Trek with Scenic Heli Flight Back to Kathmandu

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is the best trekking experience in Eastern Nepal. On this trail, we hike on a popular trail and return back in a helicopter. Take on the popular section of the Everest Base Camp trek. This trek is perfect for those who are short on time. On this trek, we will reach the highest altitude of 5545 meters to Kala Patthar.

On this Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, we start with your flight to Lukla. We will meet with our crew and start our trek on the lush green forest of the Everest Region. We will cross several suspension bridges and enjoy the views of the mountains. Sagarmatha National park gives us the entry to Everest Region. On this trail, we will hike through Phakding, Namche Bazaar. later we will hike on the scenic forest area to reach Tengboche Monastery. Later we will visit Everest Base Camp Trek and Kala Patthar. Then we take a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu.

On this trek, you get to experience the high pub of the world. One can also visit the highest monasteries in the world. Later we get to see some of the magnificent mountains of Eastern Nepal. One can also visit sherpa Village and learn about their culture.

Highlights of EBC Heli Trek view of Mount Everest by Helicopter:

  • A hilltop flight to Lukla for a start of Everest Trek by Helicopter tour
  • Hike the trail enjoying the high landscaped with snow mountains and green hills.
  • Get the chance to stand at the foot of the world's Highest Mountain Everest.
  • Reach the highest elevation of 5545 meters at Kala Patthar to enjoy the panoramic views.
  • Stay a night enjoying the best coffee in the highest elevation market or visit a pub at Namche Bazaar
  • Get up early to enjoy the sunrise view of Mount Everest and Lhotse from Kala Patthar viewpoint
  • Visit some of the sherpa community to learn about their culture and religion
  • Experiencing a visit to the world's highest Tengboche monastery and learning about its mystery.
  • Take a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu while enjoying the aerial views of the mountains.
  • Everest Base Camp Heli Trek ends with a flight to Kathmandu

Best time to experience Everest Base Camp Heli Trek by Helicopter.

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek by Helicopter is an epic adventure in the Himalayas. Most of the trek in Nepal happens during the Autumn and Spring season. But we can do any activities all year round. March to May and September to November are considered to have the best time for a visit.

From March to May wildflower blooms with clear views of the mountains. As for September to November weather are more clear. One can enjoy the views of the mountains almost all the time.

October to Early December also offers a good month for clear views. The temperature will be down to minus degrees so need to get more warm clothes. There is also a high chance of snowfall en route to Everest Base Camp Trek and Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek view of Mount Everest by Helicopter. If you are among those who want to trek Everest with less crown then it will be a perfect time.

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Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m

Upon arrival meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to Hotel. On the way, you will see the UNESCO world heritage site, Pashupatinath Temple.

Historical Kathmandu Sightseeing and permit preparation

Today you will visit some of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley. We will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, and Swayambhunath. Later we will have a short briefing about Everest Base Camp Heli Trek.

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m). Trek to Phakding (2610m / 4 hours)

Today we take an early flight to the hilltop destination of Lukla. Lukla is the starting point for all the Everest region trek. We will meet with the rest of the crew waiting for us at the airport. Later we walk through Lush green vegetation to reach Phakding.

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m /6 hours)

Today we trek along the Dudh Koshi River and pass forests of rhododendron, pine, and juniper. Later we enter Sagarmatha National Park where we get our permit checked. We will cross several suspension bridges to reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar hosts stunning Everest (8848 m), Lhotse (8516m), and Thamserku (6623m) views.

Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar

Today we take this day to rest and get used to the higher elevation of the Himalayas. We can also visit the surrounding destination or walk around the market area. Some of the destinations to visit are Sherpa Museum or sherpa village. We can also hike to the hotel operating at the highest altitude in the world, Hotel Everest View (3880m). From here we can see the best views of the surrounding mountains.

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867m / 5 hours)

Today we will walk through the forested zone with splendid views of the area. We will climb mountains to reach the stone gate for entry to Tengboche. Later we can visit Monastery and learn about the area more.

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4260m / 5 hours)

Today we trek will be on a deserted area with bushes around the trail. We will hike to Dingboche for a night's stay. Dingboche is a small village full of enclosed stone walls. It helps to protect crops barley, buckwheat, and potatoes from the cold winds. It also offers shelter to grazing animals.

Acclimatization at Dingboche

Today we will take another day off for our climb to a higher elevation. At this place, we can see some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam. One can also see the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as you explore this beautiful valley. This path will also lead to Island Peak. The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon.

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m / 6 hours)

Today we start by heading north of the valley with Mani prayer stupa to reach Pheriche. On the way, Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, and to the north-Pokalde (5741m) welcome us to the mountains. We will also encounter Kongma-Tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. We take further walk to Khumbu Glacier to reach Lobuche

Trek to EBC (5486m.) via Gorakshep (5180m.) and Back to Gorakshep (7 hours)

On today's trail, we will follow the rocky path with icy glacial ponds views. We can also see the iceberg down below of the Khumbu Glacier. Once we reach Gorakshep we take a further walk to Everest Base Camp. We will explore the world's highest mountains from the base of its foothill. One can also get the view of Nuptse, Lho-La, and Khumbu Tse appears in front of you.

Climb to Kala Patthar (5545m) Heli ride to Kathmandu

Today we will climb to the highest point of this trek. We start this day early to get the sunrise view from Kala Patthar. From Kala Patthar, we will enjoy the best views of the trip. All mountains seem to be close making us melt in their beauty. Later we return back to Gorakshep and enjoy breakfast. We wait for our helicopter arrival to take us back to Kathmandu.

Extra day in Kathmandu

Today is a spare day to catch a flight in case we missed it due to bad weather. YOu can visit the historical sites of Kathmandu. One can also explore the local markets to buy souvenirs for friends and family.

Final Departure

Today is the final day of your adventure in Nepal. Parikrama treks representative will transfer you to the airport for your next adventure. Everest Base Camp Heli Trek journey Ends.

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What is Included

  • Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle in Kathmandu transfers
  • All land Transport Including Cities to Cities, from hotel to starting and ending point of the trek
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in cities on a B/B basis
  • World Heritage sites for Sightseeing Tours during your stay in cities
  • Lodges/ tea house accommodation in double occupancy or family bed room during the entire trek and climb
  • Experienced English speaking guide for sight-seeing tour by private tourist vehicle
  • Services of a trained and Professional license holder English speaking trekking guide (leader)
  • Guide with experience of First Aid treatment, AMS safety training certified
  • Required number porters to carry your luggage (one porter for every 2 guests) during the trek
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the entire trek and climb
  • Tea and coffee (1 cup) three times daily on trek or climb
  • Proper warm clothing, shoes, sunglass for guide and porter
  • Expenses for all Staff including their salary, insurance, domestic airfare, transportation, food, and accommodation
  • Warm Clothes and Shoes for porters during the trek
  • All necessary permits; trekking conservation/ National Park/ TIMS Card/ Special permits fee as per the itinerary
  • Guide airfare if the clients are flying to the destination
  • Medical First Aid Kit (carried by your guide)
  • Coordination of quick Rescue service in case required (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
  • Entrance fee in all monuments during tour
  • All land Transport Charge for Clients, guide, Porter by tourist bus or locally available
  • Daily wages with food allowances and accommodation for all trekking staff
  • All government taxes, 24.3% VAT & service charges.

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What is Excluded

  • International and Domestic Airfare not listed in the Itinerary
  • Nepal entry visa fee can be issued on your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in cities
  • Emergency Rescue, Evacuation cost or any types of travel, Personal interest items insurance fee
  • Airfare for any sector as per the destination (Quoted separately)
  • Any item of personal nature such as beverages, hot cold drinks, laundry, telephone call, battery charges, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Food accommodation cost due to Unforeseen act landslide, sick, flight delayed, bad weather, etc
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Tips for trekking, tour staff, and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the ‘Cost Includes’ section.
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Equipment List

Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a camping or tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience.  What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.


  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds, or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.


  • Extra layers, gloves, windbreaker, and poncho
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm with Sunscreen
  • Broad-brimmed hat or bandana (for sun protection)
  • Iodine Water Tablets (personal preference)
  • Water Bottles or Camel Back
  • Sunglasses
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Favorite Snacks
  • Waterproof bags to protect electronics or paperwork
  • Camera with extra batteries and memory cards
  • Umbrella (works great in light rain or to protect from the sun)
  • Duct tape or moleskin for blisters
  • Toilet Paper
  • Trekking Poles (optional)
  • Thermos (optional for hot beverages)


  • Moisture-wicking long-sleeve tee-shirts (2)
  • Moisture-wicking tee-shirts (1)
  • Long underwear pants (2)
  • Underwear (5 to 7)
  • Heavy Fleece or Down Jacket
  • Long sleeve shirts (2)
  • Sweatshirt (optional)
  • Fleece Pants
  • Trekking Pants (2)
  • Shorts (optional)
  • Gortex or Waterproof Jacket with hood
  • Rain Poncho that covers your day pack
  • Waterproof Pants
  • Wide-brimmed hat
  • Wool hat (Should cover ears) or Balaclava
  • Lightweight Gloves
  • Insulated Wool or Down Mittens
  • Gaiters (optional)


  • Hiking boots with ankle support
  • Camp shoes or Tennis Shoes
  • Plastic bag to carry spare shoes
  • Hiking socks (10)
  • Sock Liners (optional)


  • Sleeping bag rated to -15° C/ 0° f
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Sleeping bag stuff sack


  • Duffel Bag for Carrying Your Gear (we provide this for the trek)
  • Day Pack for Carrying what you need on the trail
  • Small Lock(s) for duffel bag and a day pack
  • Waterproof cover for a daypack
  • Drybags in several sizes
  • Stuff sacks for dirty clothes/shoes


Our team brings along a basic first aid kit but we recommend you also carry the following;

  • Advil or Ibuprofen
  • Diamox (for altitude sickness)
  • Personal Prescriptions
  • Medical Tape (for preventing treating blisters)
  • Antibiotics (Cipro for travelers’ diarrhea)
  • Diaper Rash Cream (Can treat rashes or chaffing)
  • Basic toiletries (Soap, Deodorant…)
  • Wet wipes
  • Panty Liners and Tampons
  • Face lotion
  • Hairbrush
  • Hair ties
  • Hand warmers
  • Earplugs for sleeping


  • Portable Solar Charger
  • Journal, pen, and paper
  • Reading book
  • Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
  • Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
  • Lightweight pillowcase (in case your tea houses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow

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