Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Flight - 8 Days

View from Everest Base Camp

Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Flight is a unique and one-of-a-kind trip offered by Nepal Trek Routes. Short trek to Everest Base Camp lets you complete your dream adventure in just 8 days.

Hop on to the Helicopter for a flight to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest. Fly parallel and above the Himalayas and enjoy incredible views of the lofty Himalayas, including Mount Everest from Helicopter.

Trek through rugged trails, diverse landscape, forested valleys, and across suspension bridges to revel in an epic adventure to Everest Base Camp.

Discover the grandeur of Tengboche Monastery, the highest monastery in the Khumbu region of Nepal.

The awe-inspiring sight of Everest and the other Himalayas from Kala Patthar is incomparable. Visit Sherpa villages and enjoy their enticing culture.

You will be awed by the marvelous sights of Khumbu Glacier, and Khumbu Icefall en route to Everest Base Camp.

Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Flight Route

Your Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Flight adventure will begin with a heli ride to Namche. The flight will unfold the beauty of gigantic Himalayas.

Everest short heli trek lets you acclimatize on the second day at Namche Bazaar and Dingboche on the 5th day. During your short Everest trek, follow the footstep of Sir Edmund Hillary.

Descend to the Dudh-Koshi River and traverse the rhododendron forests to Tengboche. Visit the Tengboche monastery, the largest monastery in the Everest region.

Continue the trail to Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep. As the journey to EBC continues, the views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam greet you.

Hike to Nagarjun Hill, and stand in awe at the jaw-dropping view of the Himalayas. Walk further and you will reach Everest Base Camp.

You are a victorious adventurer! Enjoy the grandest view at Kala Patthar. On the 8th day, you will return by Helicopter to Lukla and then onwards to Kathmandu.

Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Flight Difficulty

Short Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is a moderate to difficult trek.

The highest elevation of the trek is 5,550m at Kala Patthar. On normal days you will walk for about 4-5 hours. But on a challenging day, it requires around 7-8 hours of trek.

Trek to Everest Base Camp with Nepal Trek Routes and fulfill your dream to get close to Everest in just 8 days.

Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Flight Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Fly Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft) by Helicopter
Duration: 50 minutes Helicopter flight

Day 2
Day 2

At Namche Bazaar: 1st Acclimatization Day (3,440m/11,286ft)

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Tengboche (3,860m/12,664ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Dingboche (4,410m/14,469ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (11 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

At Dingboche – 2nd Acclimatization Day (4,410m/14,469ft)
Hike to Nagarjun Hill (5,100m)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (4.5 km) trek

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Lobuche (4,910m/16,109ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (8 km) trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Gorak Shep (5,140m/16,864ft)
Visit to Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,598ft)
Walking distance: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek

Day 8
Day 8

Hike to Kala Patthar (5,550m/18,209ft)
Return by Helicopter to Lukla and onward to Kathmandu
Duration: 2-3 hours (3 km) trek,1-hour Helicopter flight

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Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Flight

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 5,550m/18,209ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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