• Himalayan Eco-Culture Treks & Research Expeditions

Heli Everest Trek – 6 Days


Trip Facts

  • Destination: Khumbhu Region
  • Duration: 6
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Best Time: Mar-May / Sep-Nov
  • Max Elevation: 5550m
  • Group Size: 2-12

Heli Everest Trek – 6 Days

Heli Everest Trek, a mesmerizing journey through the majestic Himalayas, offers an unparalleled experience for adventure enthusiasts. Helicopters transport trekkers to Lukla, providing a breathtaking aerial view of the picturesque landscape. Upon landing, the trek commences, guiding participants through diverse terrains and serene villages.

Ascending through lush forests and charming hamlets, trekkers witness the rich cultural tapestry of the region. Prayer flags flutter in the mountain breeze, creating a spiritual ambiance. As altitudes increase, the terrain transforms into a stark, otherworldly beauty.

Acclimatization breaks allow trekkers to adjust to the high altitude, ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey. Expert guides lead the way, offering insights into the local flora, fauna, and traditions. Nights are spent in cozy teahouses, where hearty meals replenish energy for the next day’s adventure.

Reaching Everest Base Camp, the pinnacle of the trek, provides a sense of accomplishment and awe. Majestic peaks surround the area, with the world’s highest mountain standing tall against the azure sky. The Khumbu Icefall, a frozen masterpiece, captivates with its unique and challenging terrain.

Descending through the same trail, trekkers savor the familiar landscapes from a different perspective. The return journey showcases the resilience of the human spirit amidst the grandeur of nature. Helicopters await at Lukla for a swift return, completing the extraordinary Heli Everest Trek.

In conclusion, the Heli Everest Trek is a remarkable adventure that seamlessly blends the thrill of helicopter travel with the serenity of trekking. It beckons those seeking a unique and efficient way to experience the beauty of the Himalayas while minimizing physical strain. The journey promises not only breathtaking views but also a deep connection with the rich culture and natural wonders of the Everest region.


– Short and sweet trail
– Face to face with the majestic peaks of the Khumbu region
– Adventurous Heli flight with a stunning aerial view of the Khumbu region


Day 01 Kathmandu Arrival (1200m)

Namaste! Welcome to the Land of Himalayas. Once the plane lands at Tribhuvan International Airport, you can get your visa on arrival from the Visa desk. After collecting luggage, a representative of Himalayan Eco-cultures will attend to you with a placard of your name right outside the arrival gate. Then we will proceed towards our hotel, where our travel planner will meet and brief us about the upcoming trekking events. Get Checked-in and get fresh as we will be going out for a delicious Nepali dinner in the evening, where we can also enjoy some cultural shows.

Dinner and accommodation in the 3-star hotel included

Day 02 Fly to Lukla (2860m), Trek to Phakding (2610m), WALK: 4 hours

Wake up early, as we will be taking an early flight to Lukla, the gateway of Everest. After a thrilling 30 minutes flight extravagant with marvelous Himalayan panorama and green valleys, We will meet the rest of our crew in Lukla. Our groovy trail will go through an alpine forest, undulating rivers, and an enticing waterfall before reaching the beautiful Sherpa village of Phakding.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 03 Trek to Namche (3440m), WALK: 6 hours

After breakfast, we will resume our trek. Today we will cross the small village of Toktok, enjoying the beautiful waterfall. Then we will reach the Everest National Park entrance gate in Jorselle, where our permits and IDs will get checked and documented. The trail will be relatively easy before getting to the Edmund Hillary Bridge, from where it will escalate to a tougher ascend through dense forest. The climb will end in the Namche, an unofficial Sherpa Capital of the Khumbu region.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 04 Acclimatization day in Namche (3440m), WALK: 3 hours

As we are close to 3500m, our body will need to recuperate with the demising presence of oxygen in the atmosphere. So, following the international acclimatization guide, today we will ascend towards the viewpoint (3962m) from where we will get a spectacular glimpse of the Himalayas such as Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, and the mighty Mount Everest. After spending plenty of time looking at those gorgeous mountains, we will climb down to Namche, where we will spend the night.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner accommodation in the mountain lodge included

Day 05 Fly to EBC, Kalapatthar (5550m) and fly back to Kathmandu (1200m)

Early morning we will fly from Namche to Kalapatthar. The aerial view of the Khumbu region is mesmerizing. From Kalapatthar we will be gazing at the Lhotse, Neputse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Mount Everest. After spending some time relishing the moment, we will fly to Dingboche, where we will enjoy breakfast with the panoramic view of the mountains in front of us. Then we will fly back to Kathmandu

Breakfast and accommodation in a 3-star hotel

Day 06 Final Departure

Our representative will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport three hours before departure. We hope you had a wonderful experience with us, and we will soon meet again on your next adventure.

Breakfast included

Trip Includes

  • All the arrival and departure transfers in a private AC vehicle.
  • Two nights stay in Kathmandu in a 3-star hotel with breakfast.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla flight tickets.
  • Namche-Everest Base Camp-Kathmandu Heli ride.
  • Service of an English-speaking licensed adventure guide (Trained in first-aid and emergency rescues).
  • Three nights of twin-sharing stay in local tea houses (private bathroom wherever possible) with breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • One porter for every 2 clients.
  • All the required permits for the trek.
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets for borrowing during the trek upon request.
  • Duffel bags and maps on a complimentary basis.
  • First-aid box (carried by the guide).
  • All the applicable government charges.

Trip Excludes

  • International flight tickets.
  • Nepal Visa.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses such as beverage bills, laundry, charging of electric devices, WI-Fi, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the above itinerary and inclusions.

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