7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return 7 Days - Private Tour

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7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Overview

Trip Grading:
Max Elevation
Major Attractions
Everest Base Camp, Everest, Kalapatthar, Lukla
Best Season
Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea house or Lodge
Transportation options
Private & Local vehicle on client demand
Trip Start/End
Kathmandu / Kathmandu

7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

On the adventure of a lifetime with our 7-day Everest Base Camp Trek, combined with a helicopter return to Kathmandu. This exhilarating journey takes you through some of the world’s most stunning landscapes, offering a perfect blend of adventure, culture, and breathtaking views of the Himalayas.


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Trekking Route:

The trek starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a trek through picturesque villages, lush forests, and rugged terrain. The route passes through Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche before reaching Everest Base Camp. The return journey includes a thrilling helicopter ride back to Kathmandu, providing unparalleled views of the Himalayas.


 7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Highlights:

  1.  Breathtaking views of Mount Everest and other towering peaks
  2.  Immersive cultural experience in Sherpa villages
  3.  Exploration of ancient monasteries and religious sites
  4.  Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar for altitude adaptation
  5.  Helicopter ride over the Himalayas for a unique perspective


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return Culture and Tradition:

The Everest region is rich in Sherpa culture and traditions. Trekking through local villages allows you to interact with the Sherpa people, known for their hospitality and mountaineering expertise. You’ll have the opportunity to visit monasteries, prayer flags, and chortens, gaining insight into Buddhist customs and rituals.


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return  Best Time to Visit:

The best time to embark on the 7-day Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer clear skies, moderate temperatures, and excellent visibility, enhancing your trekking experience.


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return  Trekking Grades:

The trek is graded as moderate to challenging, suitable for trekkers with a good level of fitness and prior hiking experience. Altitude acclimatization is essential to prevent altitude sickness, with rest days incorporated into the itinerary for adaptation.


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return  Accommodation:

Accommodation along the trek route consists of tea houses and lodges, providing basic amenities such as a bed, meals, and hot showers. Rooms may vary in comfort and facilities, but all offer a cozy retreat after a day of trekking.


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Meal: 

In this treak you will have a Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner for your entire during trek. Here is the detail about the meal available during the trek.

Breakfast: Eggs, Pancakes, Muesli Breads, Oatmeal, Corn Flakes, French toast with Jam, Butter, Cheese, Honey, Tibetan bread or Chapati, Fruits and Vegetables, Hot drinks, Tea

Lunch: Dhal, Bhat, & Tarkari, Tenduk Spaghetti Noodles, Thukpa, Pasta, Vegetable curry, Potatoes, Tibetan Bread, Various Soups, Sherpa Stew, Steaks, Sandwiches, Momo (dumplings), Macaroni dishes, Vegetables, Salad Pizza, Snacks, Desserts etc

Dinner: Tenduk Spaghetti, Noodles Thukpa, Pasta, Vegetable curry, Dhal, Bhat & Tarkari, Tibetan Bread, Various Soups, Sherpa Stew, Steaks, Sandwiches, Momo (dumplings), Macaroni, Potatoes items, Vegetable and salad Pizza, Snacks, Korean Ramen, Desserts items, Hard Drinks, Steaks, etc.


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Cost:

The cost of the 7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek  varies depending on factors such as the trekking agency, itinerary inclusions, and group size. On average, the cost ranges per person, covering permits, accommodations, meals, guide and porter services, transportation, and other expenses.


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Duration:

7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek typically spans 7 days, offering a condensed yet exhilarating adventure through the stunning landscapes of the Annapurna region. In this duration you will have a great time experience.


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

Packing List:

Trekking packing list is very important work of your trek. So please do check the realated and necessary item.

Sun hat or scarf
Winter hat
Headlight with extra batteries

Sunscreen cream
UV protection sunglasses
Face & body wipes

Lightweight gloves or Heavyweight winter gloves according to the season

Hiking shirts
Long-sleeved shirt
Hooded rain jacket
Fleece jacket
Lightweight cotton pants
Polypropylene underwear
Down jacket
Waterproof jacket and pants

Thick wool socks
Hiking Boots

Thermal bottle
Water purification tablets
Trekking pole
Sleeping bag

Deodorant floss
Biodegradable bar soap
Dry Towel


First aid kit
Extra passport photos and photocopies of passport


7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Conclusion:

On the 7-day Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return is an unforgettable adventure that combines the thrill of trekking with the luxury of a helicopter ride. Explore the Himalayas, immerse yourself in Sherpa culture, and witness awe-inspiring views of Mount Everest on this epic journey of a lifetime.

Detail Itinerary

Begin your adventure with an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a scenic mountain airstrip that serves as the gateway to the Everest region. The exhilarating flight offers panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, before landing at one of the world’s most thrilling airports.

Upon arrival in Lukla, meet your trekking guide and porters, and embark on the first leg of your journey. The trek to Phakding is relatively easy, passing through picturesque Sherpa villages, lush forests, and alongside the Dudh Koshi River. Enjoy the soothing sound of the rushing river as you make your way to Phakding, a charming village situated at an altitude of approximately 2,610 meters.

Accommodation: Overnight stay at a cozy tea house in Phakding, where you can rest and rejuvenate for the days ahead.

After a hearty breakfast, continue your trek towards Namche Bazaar, the bustling heart of the Khumbu region and a major trading hub for Sherpa communities. The trail ascends gradually, offering glimpses of towering peaks such as Thamserku and Kongde Ri.

Crossing several suspension bridges adorned with prayer flags, you’ll navigate through rhododendron forests and traverse Sherpa villages like Monjo and Jorsale. As you approach Namche Bazaar, catch your first breathtaking views of Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks.

Upon reaching Namche Bazaar, soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this bustling town, filled with colorful markets, bakeries, and traditional houses clinging to the mountainside.

Accommodation: Overnight stay at a comfortable lodge in Namche Bazaar, where you’ll have the opportunity to explore the local culture and sample delicious Sherpa cuisine.

Today is dedicated to acclimatization, a crucial step in preparing your body for higher altitudes. Spend the day exploring Namche Bazaar and its surrounding areas, taking short hikes to viewpoints like the Everest View Hotel or the Khumjung Monastery.

Immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture by visiting the Sherpa Museum and learning about the history of mountaineering in the region. Take in the stunning vistas of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam from various vantage points around Namche Bazaar.

Use this day to rest, hydrate, and acclimatize to the altitude, ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey ahead.

Resume your trek with a scenic ascent towards Tengboche, home to the famous Tengboche Monastery, one of the most significant monasteries in the Everest region. The trail offers panoramic views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam, providing ample opportunities for photography.

Upon reaching Tengboche, visit the ancient monastery and witness monks performing their daily rituals amidst the backdrop of towering peaks. Experience a sense of tranquility and spirituality as you soak in the serene ambiance of this sacred site.

Accommodation: Overnight stay at a cozy lodge in Tengboche, where you can enjoy stunning mountain views and peaceful surroundings.

Continue your journey towards Dingboche, a picturesque village nestled in a broad valley surrounded by high peaks. The trail meanders through alpine meadows, past yak herds, and alongside pristine rivers.

As you ascend to higher altitudes, you’ll notice changes in the landscape and vegetation, with rhododendron forests giving way to scrub junipers and alpine shrubs. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as Himalayan thars and pheasants along the way.

Upon reaching Dingboche, marvel at the panoramic views of peaks like Taboche, Cholatse, and Lobuche East, and enjoy a well-deserved rest at your accommodation.

Accommodation: Overnight stay at a cozy tea house in Dingboche, where you can savor delicious meals and prepare for the challenges ahead.

Embark on the penultimate leg of your trek, as you make your way from Dingboche to Lobuche, situated at an altitude of approximately 4,910 meters. The trail gradually ascends along the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, offering spectacular views of towering peaks and glacial landscapes.

As you climb higher, you’ll feel the effects of altitude, so remember to pace yourself and stay hydrated. Take breaks to catch your breath and admire the beauty of the surrounding mountains.

Upon reaching Lobuche, soak in the stunning views of peaks like Pumori, Lingtren, and Khumbutse, and prepare for the final push to Everest Base Camp tomorrow.

Accommodation: Overnight stay at a cozy lodge in Lobuche, where you can enjoy a warm meal and prepare for the highlight of your trek.

Today marks the culmination of your journey as you trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp, the iconic staging ground for climbers attempting to summit the world’s highest peak. The trail winds its way through rocky terrain, glacial moraines, and alongside the Khumbu Glacier, offering unparalleled views of Everest and its neighboring peaks.

Upon reaching Everest Base Camp, celebrate your achievement and soak in the awe-inspiring surroundings. Snap photos with the iconic Everest Base Camp sign and take a moment to reflect on the significance of this historic site.

After spending time at Base Camp, board a helicopter for a thrilling return flight to Kathmandu, providing a bird’s eye view of the Himalayan landscape below. Marvel at the towering peaks, deep valleys, and rugged terrain as you bid farewell to the Everest region.

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel and reminisce about your incredible journey through the Himalayas.

What’s included?

What’s Excluded?

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International airfare.
  • All entrance fees for all sightseeing places.
  • Travelers Insurance (compulsory)
  • Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike, political disturbances, etc
  • Tips for the driver, porter & guide

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