Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out

Nepal Pyramids Trekking & Climbing
Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out
At a Glance
  • Duration13 Days
  • Difficulty Level Challenging
  • Places to Visit Everest Region - EBC
  • Max Altitude 5,545m/18,192ft.
  • Group Size 2-15
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity Trekking/Heli Flight
  • Best Season Spring/Autumn

Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out Trip Highlights

  • Flying in a small plane to the world’s most thrilling mountain airport of Lukla at an elevation of 2840 m is more adventurous and astonishing.
  • Walking on the legendary trekking trail through the Sherpa village with its exceptional culture is way more stunning than anything.
  • There is undoubtedly lots of excitement and fun getting to Namche Bazaar, the capital of the Khumbu region through several high-suspension bridges.
  • Going over one of the suspension bridges, considered the highest in the region of Everest is adventurous.
  • A beautiful walk to the village of Khmujung, popularly known as the valley inside the clouds, and a visit to the Monastery to witness the Scalp of the mythical creature [Yeti] will surely add up to your legendary quest.
  • Visiting the School built by Edmund Hillary around 1961 gives you the accounts of his life’s devotion to the Sherpa people of Everest.
  • The close view of the magnificent mountain, extensive green hills, the Tibetan-Buddhist culture, and the territory of the yaks from Khumjung and onward is magnetic.
  • Walk to Dingbuche with its extravagant mountain views at 360 and staying two nights at the base of soaring Amadablam (the Matterhorn of Nepal) is a very enchanting experience.
  • View of the world’s highest peak and its neighboring mountains and spectacular landscapes that get closer every day eventually makes you appreciate trekking being an ultimate holiday.
  • Being at the base of the world’s highest peak, Everest, and getting to the summit of Kalapathar at 5545 m/ 18192 feet is a great accomplishment.
  • Flying in a HELICOPTER from Gorak Shep through the valley of Everest to Kathmandu is an experience away from the world.
  • Be ready to witness the aerial view of the valley, and gorges, and the closer view of the mountains is something unbelievable.

This 12-day Everest Base camp Trek Heli Fly Out Trip includes 5-star hotel Accommodations in Kathmandu and  High-End Luxury Lodge Accommodation while trekking.

This 12-day Everest Base camp Trek Heli Fly Out is undoubtedly an epic trek and the best way to perceive the ambiance of Everest. This trek is considered one of the most epic journeys in the world, as it combines the thrill of trekking with the convenience of a helicopter ride. Everest Base Camp Trek is certainly a one-in-a-million occasion that is not to be missed. It takes you to the spectacular unique region of the Sherpas with mountains so close to your soul. It’s a world heritage site with impressive mountain views, and pleasing landscapes, and introduces you to the Tibetan Buddhist culture.

The region of Everest is very well-fenced by secret valleys and grandiose mountain peaks which lure thousands of mountain lovers every year. Everest Base Camp is at a height of approximately 5,360 m / 17,585 feet. It has always succeeded in tempting every single mountain enthusiast with its persuasive charm and elegance.

It has always been a dream of many mountain lovers to be at the base of the world’s highest mountain. However, there are ample amounts of Everest trekking packages for travelers to pick up depending on their convenient time frame. Nevertheless, this 12-day Everest Base camp Trek Heli Fly Out is intended especially for people with a limited time frame. It’s for the people who have a tight time schedule with no options to trek to Everest base camp and walk back. The feeling of getting close to the base of Everest and the spectacular Khumbu Ice-fall is simply phenomenal. During the climbing season, it is treasuring to observe colorful expedition settings which is absolutely exceptional.

The Fun of Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out:

With the Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out, anyone has the opportunity to experience all the excitement of trekking and flying back to Kathmandu. This incredible flight from EBC in a helicopter offers an impressive aerial view.  During this 12-day Teahouse trek, you will have the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Everest region. The trek begins with a thrilling flight to Tenzin-Hillar airport, located in the small town of Lukla. From there, you will embark on a trek through picturesque villages, lush forests, and rugged mountain trails. Gradually we ascend towards the alpine area with 360 degrees of mountains. The mountain setting as we proceed further is very dramatic.

Every day there is a transformation in the mountain terrain and the views. Eventually, we get to Gorakshep at the height of 5,189 m /17,024 feet our highest sleeping elevation.

Everest Base Camp

Finally, after walking for the next 2 and 1/2 hours from Gorakshep we get to the first stepping point of the world's highest mountain.  As you make your way toward Everest Base Camp, you will be surrounded by breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, including the iconic Mount Everest itself. The towering mountains, serene valleys, and pristine glaciers create an ambiance that is truly awe-inspiring. The Everest base camp is a bustling hub of activity, filled with tents, prayer flags, and a profound sense of adventure. The sense of achievement after this point leaves with absolute contentment.

Helicopter Fly Out:

One of the highlights of this trek is the helicopter ride from Everest Base Camp. This allows you to experience the grandeur of the Himalayas from a whole new perspective. The helicopter will take you on a thrilling flight above the mountains, providing you with unobstructed views of the Everest region.

There isn’t a single day that would come up with any disappointment. Every day is beautiful.  

Nepal Pyramids itinerary is so designed that there is always enough room for healthier adaptation to the thin-air environment. After we are done with our trek we fly our way back in a Chartered Helicopter. Tracing back our trails through the untouched valleys with the birds-eye view is unbelievable.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu Airport (1400 m/4,593 feet) and Transfer to the Hotel
  • Day 02:Drive to Manthali (Ramechhap) (474 m / 1,555 feet) and Overnight Stay
  • Day 03:Fly to Lukla (2840 m/9,317 feet) and trek to Phakding (2,610 m/8,562 feet)
  • Day 4-05:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3450 m / 11,318 feet) + REST DAY - ACCLIMATIZATION
  • Day 06:Trek to Deboche (3720 m / 12,205 feet) via Tengboche Monastery
  • Day 7-08:Trek to Dingboche (4,360 m / 14,304 feet) + REST DAY - ACCLIMATIZATION
  • Day 09:Trek to Lobuche (4910 m / 16,108 feet)
  • Day 10:Trek to Gorak Shep (5,164 m /16,942 feet) and Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,360 m/17,585 feet)
  • Day 11:Morning walk to Kala Patthar (5,545 m /18,192 feet) Chartered Helicopter to Kathmandu
  • Day 11:Contingency day in Kathmandu in case of weather circumstances
  • Day 12:Departure Day - Transfer to international Airport

Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out Detailed Itinerary

Once you land in the Tribhuwan International Airport of Kathmandu your group leader will receive you and transfer you to the hotel. Your leader will brief you on the ‘what’s next’ program and meet you around in the evening for the trek briefing and welcome dinner.


  • Pick up from the international airport.
  • Transfer to the LUXURY hotel by your Group Leader.
  • Trek briefing and giving away of equipment.
  • Welcome dinner and getting to know each other.
  • Altitude: 1400 m/4,593 feet)
  • Accommodation: 5 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Welcome Dinner

Driving to Manthali in Ramechhap district, Nepal can be an adventurous journey that offers a glimpse of rural life and the scenic beauty of the Nepalese countryside. The road from Kathmandu to Manthali in Ramechhap is a mix of paved and unpaved sections. While some parts are well-maintained, others can be bumpy and rough, especially during the monsoon season. The condition of the roads can vary, and landslides are not uncommon in hilly areas. The drive takes you through picturesque landscapes, with terraced fields, lush forests, and traditional villages dotting the route. It's an opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of Nepal.


  • Breakfast at the Hotel.
  • Meet up at a time provided by your Team Leader.
  • Getting together for trek briefing.
  • Distribution of company's trek equipment.
  • Thrilling Drive to Ramechaap – 4 hours
  • Fabulous Lunch in one of the Highway Restaurants.
  • Overnight stay at Ramechaap – BASIC HOTEL FACILITY 


  • Altitude: 474 m / 1,555 feet
  • Accommodation: Basic Hotel
  • Walking Hour: 4/5 Hours DRIVE
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 132km
  • Transport: Private Vehicle

We will take the earliest morning flight to Lukla. This thrilling flight to Lukla would last 18/20 minutes from the Manthalai Airport. Shortly after a quick morning tea, we will head out to Phakding entering the Sagarmatha National Park Area. 3/4 hours effortless walk through the cultured Sherpa villages to our first destination, Phakding. On your way, the views are of exceptional beauty. Furthermore, the view of the stunning landscape, deep valley, and Dudh Koshi gorge is unique.


  • Thrilling flight in a small plane to a stunning Lukla airport, 2840  m
  • Beautiful walk through the magnificent native settlement
  • Beautiful view of deep gorges, ancient farming terraces and soaring landscapes.
  • The very special scenic beauty at the backdrop is amazing.
  • Overnight stay at stunning Phakding, fabulous dinner and briefing by your leader along with a number of fascinating stories.
  • Altitude: 2,610 m/8,562 feet
  • Accommodation: Yeti Mountain Home
  • Walking Hour: 4 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 7km

Namche Bazaar is the Administrative Centre and the Capital of Khumbu district. We start early today as we need to cover 7/8 hours in distance. Despite long hours walk the fascination of trekking on the legendary trail is very delightful. Once you get to Namche you would witness a luxurious city in the middle of no way. It is very surprising to see the comfort in the midst of remoteness and thin air.


  • Early wakeup call
  • 3 hours gentle walk through beautiful local settlement for lunch
  • Crossing of 5 high suspension bridges including the highest in the Everest region is really exciting.
  • The scenic beauty, deep gorges, and sky-high cliffs at the backdrop are phenomenal.
  • Being at Namche, the dream land is remarkable which is worth an effort.


  • 1 and ½ hours of amazing walk for acclimatization.
  • Walk to Everest View Lodge, one of the enchanting places for the view is remarkable.
  • The close view of the magnificent mountain, extensive green hills, and the territory of the yaks is charismatic
  • The first view of the world’s highest mountain (Mt. Everest)
  • Altitude: 3450 m / 11,318 feet
  • Accommodation: Yeti Mountain Home
  • Walking Hour: 7/8 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 9km

We walk the high end of Namche Bazar and follow the most beautifully established trail toward Khyangjuma. Gradually, we head steeply down through the beautiful forest of pine to the small settlement of Phunke Tenga situated close to the Dudh Koshi River for lunch.  After lunch, we hike steeply uphill through the forest of rhododendrons to the most amazing settlement of Tengboche. A short descent to Deboche


  • Fabulous walk to Khyangjuma with stunning mountain views of Thamserku, Everest, Amadablam, and many more.
  • Deep drop to Phunke Tenga with chances to see musk deer
  • Beautiful ascent through the forest of Rhododendrons to Tengboche Monastery
  • Unlike many other settlements, the Tengboche monastery is special in its kind
  • Chances to spot Musk Deer, Pheasants, Himalayan Thar other wildlife of Everest
  • Altitude: 3720 m / 12,205 feet
  • Accommodation: Luxury Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 9km

Leaving Deboche we hike the initial easy trail that eventually leads us to a small bridge over the Dudh Koshi river that gives you the most spectacular view of Mt. Ama Dablam. Today we start early to get to the village of Dingboche, a town situated at the foot of soaring Amadablam Mountain. Amadablam also known as the "Matterhorn of Nepal" is yet another attraction. Once you get to Dingboche you will realize that now you are completely fenced by the soaring snow peaks, 360 angle view.


  • A beautiful walk on the most beautiful HIgh Elevated trail with a stunning view
  • 2 hours to the pleasant settlement of Pangbuche. Another 45-minute walk to Somare for lunch.
  • Next painless walk to Dingboche where the valley opens wide with its magnificence.
  • View of countless other neighboring mountains that now opens clear.


  • After breakfast, we will climb the Nangkartsang Peak for acclimatization.
  • 360-degree mountain view including Island Peak and Makalu (the world’s 5th highest mountain)
  • From the point of excursion, aerial view of Island Peak Valley and Dingboche village.
  • Free afternoon for self-exploration.
  • Altitude: 4,360 m / 14,304 fee
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Walking Hour: 5/6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 9.1km

Now we walk into the alpine area away from the tree line. Gradual ascent is recommended for all trekkers. Try to breathe normally. Today is another beautiful walk. We walk into the wider trail much like the Himalayan meadow. You would see countless new snow peaks that unfold before us. In this contrasting and spectacular landscape setting, there is serenity and contentment.


  • You will feel the thin air. Slow walking is highly recommended.
  • Gradual upwalk in the wide Himalayan meadow is peaceful
  • Walking up to the memorial plateau with hundreds of memorials built after the memory of people who met with tragedy in different mountains of Everest is remarkable.
  • Getting to Lobuche a small settlement at the foot of Lobuche Peak is significant.
  • Altitude: 4910 m / 16,108 feet
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Walking Hour: 5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 8km

Leaving Lobuche this 2/3 hour walk to Gorak Shep is out of the ordinary through the rocky moraine undulating trail. Gorak Shep, the spectacular village is surrounded by majestic snow peaks including Everest, the world’s highest. There are hardly any trails as you are walking into the trail with an active glacier underneath that changes its course every year. Soon we are done with lunch we will walk to our chief mission of getting to E.B.C.


  • Spectacular view of the Khumbu icefall with sky-high peaks all around.
  • Trek to the fascinating Everest base camp after lunch
  • View of the base camp and the blue ice pinnacles of the ice-fall is astonishing
  • Challenging but very rewarding walk to the fro from the base camp
  • Altitude: 5,360 m/17,585 feet
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Walking Hour: 8/9 Hours in Total
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 12km in Total

Now is the time for an epic climb to Kalapathar, the point to value your dream and the sensational Himalayan vistas all around. The climb is challenging but the view from the top surpasses the wildest imagination. After making historic success to Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar, we will get back to Gorakshep for breakfast and take a Chartered Helicopter back to Kathmandu.


  • Phenomenal sunrise view
  • A very rewarding moment being at 5545 m with an exceptional panoramic mountain view.
  • Flying in a Helicopter back to Kathmandu is simply incredible.
  • The aerial view of the valley you just walked looks interestingly overwhelming.
  • You get very close to those mountains which you recently witnessed way far from a distance.
  • Free afternoon in Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 5,545 m /18,192 feet
  • Accommodation: 5 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transport: Helicopter Fly Out

Due to the unpredictability of Flights flying to and from Lukla Airport, the gateway to Mount Everest, and the world’s most electrifying airport is pretty evident from its history of delays and cancellations. Diverse factors lead to the situation of cancellation including the weather, technical issues, poor visibility, etc. Due to this unpredictability, we have a contingency day to cushion any such uncertainty that truly redeems you from all the international flight hassles.

    Depending on your flight schedule airport transportation will be provided. Your leader will accompany you.

    • Accommodation: Fly Back Home

    Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out Detail Itinerary

    Please keep in mind that the provided Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out Detail Itinerary serves as a general guideline only. While we make every effort to follow this plan, trekking in the Himalayas can be influenced by varied factors like weather, trail conditions, and the health and acclimatization of the group. Our experienced guides prioritize your safety and will make necessary adjustments as needed. This might involve changes in the daily schedule or rest days for better acclimatization. Your trekking experience is our top priority, and we're committed to providing you with the best adventure while ensuring your well-being. Thank you for your understanding and flexibility.

    Flight Delay/Cancellation in Kathmandu and Lukla:

    The unpredictability of Flights flying to and from Lukla Airport, the gateway to Mount Everest, and the world’s most electrifying airport is pretty evident from its history of delays and cancellations. Diverse factors lead to the situation of cancellation including the weather, technical issues, poor visibility, etc. In such conditions, it is always very wise to have an extra day in your hand in case of bad weather, delays, or flight cancellations. An extra day always cushions for any such uncertainty that truly redeems you from all the international flight hassles.

    Why do you have a contingency day in Kathmandu???

    After the trip, travelers have one additional leisure day in Kathmandu, the living heritage city, which in reality is a contingency day in the case of Lukla - Kathmandu flight cancellation under certain circumstances. This certainly gives anyone more of a chance to explore Kathmandu, the capital, ‘The Shining Pearl of Asia’ with its beautiful temples, monuments, and time-honored legends and history. The city undeniably has so much to offer anyone with a thrilling tour experience. Nepal Pyramids will always be there to assist you with your city exploration.

    What's Included
    • PERMITS: All Essential permits required to trek in the region.
    • HELICOPTER: Charter Helicopter from Gorek Shep to Kathmandu.
    • TRANSPORTATION: PRIVATE VEHICLE from Kathmandu to Manthali (Ramechhap).
    • PICKUP AND DROPS: Airport pickup and drop facilities on both Domestic and International flights are included.
    • ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU: Twin Sharing - 5-Star Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a Bed / Breakfast basis.
    • LUXURY ACCOMMODATION: Twin sharing - Luxury YETI MOUNTAIN HOME RESORT accommodation at Phakding and Namche.
    • WELCOME DINNER: Welcome dinner in a typical traditional Nepali restaurant.
    • SIGHTSEEING: Half-day guided city sightseeing to two most sacred World Heritage Sites with a paid entrance fee.
    • TAXES: All Government and Local tax.
    • DOMESTIC FLIGHTS: Domestic flights from Kathmandu / Lukla.
    • EQUIPMENT: Fundamental trekking gear like a sleeping bag with fleece liners, Primaloft jacket, Rain Poncho, Yak-Track, Trekking Poles, etc.
    • LODGING: Local Tea-house accommodation on a twin-sharing basis from Deboche and onwards – A single supplement is provided on request OVER MINIMAL COST, however, depends solely on the availability.
    • DRINKING WATER: Properly boiled hot water for drinking is provided every evening and morning – so it’s wise to have bottles equivalent to 3 liters or bottles along with a Rehydration Bag (camel bag).
    • GLORIOUS FOOD: All Meals (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast with hot beverages) during the trek.
    • TREK LEADER: An accomplished Trekking Group Leader (Legitimate Guiding License Holder) and assistant guide.
    • STAFF INSURANCE & ALLOWANCES: All Ground Staff and their Allowances + their insurance.
    • SAFETY CONCERNS: Oxygen cylinders and an all-inclusive comprehensive medical kit on all trips.
    • COMPLIMENTARY TAKE AWAY: Take away the Nepal Pyramids duffel bag, T-shirt, Buff (multi-functional head-wear), and trekking Map.


    What's Excluded
    • NEPAL VISA: A fee of $50 that is levied on a 30-day Nepali visa.
    • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE: The cost of all international flights.
    • PERSONAL EXPENSES: All personal expenses that may include Nepalese SIM card, internet, battery charging, hot shower, laundry, fizzy drinks, Alcohol, etc.
    • EMERGENCY: A medical examination of any kind, High Altitude Evacuation over any circumstances, Air Evacuation and Rescues.
    • DONATIONS: Donations of any kind.
    • STAFF TIPPING: Tipping is entirely a personal matter, however, it’s a trekking culture.
    • EXTRA NIGHTS: Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu on early arrival or Late departure.
    • SANCTIONS: Permits or the letter of Authorization that is required for special Filming, big Drones, and Filming Cameras.
    • INSURANCE: All-inclusive Travel or medical insurance is a must.
    • EXTRA PORTER: Over request Extra Porter or Assistant is provided that may include the cost of $25 per day.
    • OPTIONAL TOURS: Optional tours and sightseeing or any activities during free time.


    Packing List for Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out:

    Packing for the Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out is essential to ensure your safety, comfort, and overall enjoyment during the journey. Keep in mind that the packing list may vary depending on the season and personal preferences, but here is a comprehensive list of items to consider:

    What We (Nepal Pyramids) Provide to Make Your Trip Hassle-Free: 

    • Take Away Synthetic Duffel Bag (Water Proof) 
    • Down Sleeping Bag (-21 c)
    • Silk Liner
    • PrimaLoft fill Windproof Jackets
    • Rain Poncho
    • Yaktrax (Lightweight ice-traction device) - Where necessary. 
    • Trekking Poles 
    • 2 Toilet Rolls each
    • Complementary Tshirt,
    • Complementary Neck Gaiter (Buff), 
    • Complementary Baseball Hat and Map
    • Oxygen (in case of Emergency)
    • Comprehensive Medical Kit with medication and First Aid Supplies

    Clothing and Footwear

    What You Need to Bring:


    • Moisture-wicking base layers (long-sleeved tops and bottoms)
    • Insulating layers (fleece jacket, down jacket)
    • Waterproof and windproof outer shell jacket
    • Waterproof and breathable pants
    • Trekking pants
    • T-shirts and lightweight shirts
    • Warm hat and sun hat

    Head and Neck:

    • Balaclava or scarf for cold weather
    • Buff or neck gaiter for sun, wind, or cold
    • Fleece beanie or warm woolen Hat
    • Sun Hat or Baseball Cap.
    • Bandana

    Hands and Lower Body

    • Lightweight gloves and warm gloves
    • Thermal underwear
    • Underwear and sports bras
    • Hiking socks and liner socks
    • Gaiters (optional for snow or rain)


    • Sturdy and comfortable trekking boots
    • Camp shoes (e.g., sandals or sneakers)

    Gear and Accessories


    • Backpack (30-40 liters for the day, larger for porters)
    • Rain Cover for Your Backpack
    • Sunglasses with UV protection
    • Reusable Water Bottles (2+ Liters) like Nalgene 
    • Rehydration Bladder (Camel Bag or Platypus) 
    • Water purification tablets or a water filter
    • Headlamp with extra batteries
    • Personal FIRST AID KIT
    • Duct Tape
    • Toiletries (toilet paper, hand sanitizer, wet wipes, etc.)
    • Quick-dry towel
    • Insect repellent
    • Sunscreen 50 + SPF
    • lip balm

    Gadgets and Supplements


    • Compass
    • Emergency Whistle
    • Map (physical or digital)
    • Altimeter Watch or Device.
    • GPS device or smartphone with GPS capabilities
    • Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries
    • Fully charged mobile phone (with offline maps and emergency numbers saved)
    • Tripods
    • Portable charger or power bank
    • Appropriate Sleeping bag (if you are bringing your own)


    • Water filters or purification tablets
    • Protein Bars or Trail Mix.
    • Multivitamins
    • Altitude sickness medication like Acetazolamide (if you are going high)
    • Vitamin C and Zinc Soluble Supplement Tablets.
    • Electrolyte supplements for hydration
    • Basic medical supplies (bandages, antiseptic, pain relievers)
    • Prescription medications
    • Fire starter (lighter, matches, fire starter kit)
    • Biodegradable soap
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Biodegradable wipes

    Optional Items

    Other Essentials. 

    • Personal identification
    • Photo Copies of Passport
    • Passport-sized photos
    • Copies of your Insurance
    • Airline Tickets
    • Cash (in Nepalese Rupees and US Dollars)
    • Travel wallet or pouch
    • Electronics (camera, power bank, charging cables)
    • Journal and pen

    Optional Items: 

    • Binoculars
    • Books or playing cards
    • Earplugs (useful in teahouse accommodations)
    • Ear Pods
    • Energy snacks and Rehydration drinks
    • Hiker Pocket Knife 
    • Whistle and multi-tool
    • Trash Bag
    • Sewing kit
    • Travel Pillow
    • Dry Bag.

    It's advisable to pack light and prioritize essential items.  The Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out can be physically demanding and challenging due to high altitudes, so ensure that you are physically prepared and have the appropriate clothing and gear to stay safe and comfortable during the journey.

    Essential Trip Information

    Important Information

    Complimentary Equipment:

    While in Kathmandu, during our Pre-Trek Briefing meeting, we provide you with complimentary gear like a waterproof Duffel Bag, a company Tshirt, a buff (neck gaiter), 2 Toilet Rolls, a Trekking Map, and a Baseball Cap. The duffel bag will serve as a means to pack all your necessary trekking gear and as for your Luggage, it will be safely stored at the hotel Safety Store.

    The equipment we Provide:

    Besides the complimentary equipment, WITHOUT ANY EXTRA COST, we provide you with PrimaLoft wind stopper jackets, a Warm Down Sleeping Bag (-30) with liners, a Walking Stick if required, and Yaktrax (mini crampons where required). However, it is crucial to have your personal lightweight down and fleece jacket, outer shells (wind stopper), and other essential items like woolen hats, gloves, etc.

    Your Daypack:

    In addition to the provided duffel bag, it is essential that all trekkers have their own daypack with a waterproof cover. This daypack will be used to carry your daily necessities such as cash, important documents, water supplies or rehydration bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, and extra clothing, etc.

    Drinking Water Supply:

    Since we are committed to environmental sustainability and responsible trekking practices, we truly discourage the use of single-use mineral water bottles along all trekking route. To minimize plastic waste and protect the pristine Himalayan environment, we supply you with safe, boiled drinking water throughout your journey. All your bottles and bladders will be refilled in the morning after breakfast and in the evening after dinner. We kindly request that you carry enough reusable water bottles and a rehydration bladder to stay hydrated. Together, we can make a positive impact on the delicate ecosystem.

    Assigning Porters and Assistant Guides (Sherpas):

    For your comfort and convenience, we assign one porter between two trekkers. The porter will be responsible for carrying the duffel bag throughout the entire trek. It is important to note that the weight of your duffel bag should not exceed 12/13 kg as the weight limitation for porters is 25/30kg max.

    The assistant guides will be assigned as per the size of the groups. Nepal Pyramids assigns assistant guides from groups of 4 and above.

    NOTE: if you are flying to any high mountain airports in Nepal like Lukla or Jomsom, your overall weight limitation including your duffle + daypack is strictly limited to only 15kg / 33 pounds.

    Your Extra Luggage:

    Don’t be concerned about your extra luggage - all your extra luggage and suitcases will be safely stored at the hotel SAFETY STORE in Kathmandu. This way, you can travel light knowing that your belongings are safe and secure.

    Tipping Tips:

    Tipping is a gesture of appreciation, a caring way to express gratitude for the dedication and effort of the remarkable local staff who have been your support team and a guiding star throughout your trek. Without these people, your incredible adventure achievement wouldn’t have been possible. The practice of tipping, at 10% of the trip cost, is a tradition that allows you to give back, acknowledging the extraordinary efforts of your guides, porters, and assistant guides. It is a way to honor their dedication, hard work, and the way they have made your Nepal trip memorable.

    Caution at the Airport on Arrival:

    Upon arrival, we strongly advise against entrusting your bag to anyone other than our office representatives. There will always be either your Trek Leader or the Nepal Pyramids representative to receive you at the Kathmandu Airport. There have been cases where unknown airport personnel needlessly help your luggage for a few seconds and claim for TIPS. We request all our travelers NOT to trust these airport personals rather look for our team with Nepal Pyramids banner who are there to ensure that your belongings remain safe.

    We hope this information clarifies the important details regarding your trip. Should you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected]. We want to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable trekking experience in Nepal.

    Everest Base Camp Trek Heli Fly Out FAQs

    • Choosing Nepal Pyramids Trekking Company for your trekking and adventure needs in Nepal can be a great decision for several reasons. We are a locally owned and operated company with deep knowledge of the region. We have a team of experienced guides and staff who are well-versed in the culture, terrain, and trekking routes of Nepal.

      Safety is our top priority and we are known for our commitment to safety standards. We provide well-maintained equipment and have experienced guides who are trained in first aid and emergency procedures.

      Nepal Pyramids offer a range of trekking packages and we can tailor them to suit your preferences and fitness level. Whether you're a seasoned trekker or a beginner, we can create an itinerary that suits your needs.

      Nepal Pyramids is committed to sustainable and responsible tourism. We strongly focus on minimizing the environmental impact of all our treks and supporting local communities.

      While providing quality services, we also offer competitive pricing, making trekking in Nepal more accessible to a wide range of travelers.

      Our reviews and testimonials from previous clients can give you insights into our reputation and the experiences of those who have trekked with them.

    • In total Lukla – E.B.C –Lukla we cover around 135/40 Km or 86/87 miles.

    • The best time to do the Everest Base Camp trek is during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons. These seasons provide the most favorable weather conditions for trekking to Everest Base Camp. 

      Here's a detailed overview of all four Nepal seasons and whether it's feasible to do an EBC trek in all 4 seasons.

      Spring Season (Pre-Monsoon):

      • Best Time:

      Starting from March to May is the SPRING SEASON, which is the best time to trek to Everest Base Camp. During spring the weather is essentially clear, and the temperatures are moderate. 

      NOTE: With the Climate Change factor these days Nepal is experiencing very unusual weather patterns. As a result, the early spring season can sometimes be unpredictable.

      Summer Season (Monsoon):

      • Feasibility During Monsoon:

       The summer/monsoon season in Nepal is from June to August. Monsoon experiences heavy rainfall and is not recommended for trekking to Everest Base Camp. The monsoon season brings unpredictable weather, landslides, and flight cancellations, making it challenging and potentially dangerous for trekking.

      Autumn Season (Post-Monsoon):

      • Best Time:

       The autumn season, from September to November, is another excellent time for the Everest Base Camp trek. The weather is great with clear skies, providing stunning views of the Himalayas.

      NOTE: However, Nepal is experiencing extended periods of monsoon every year that may make September still cloudy resulting in flight delays and cancellations. And trekkers in most Annapurna destinations encountered leeches till early October which is unusual. So, it's advisable to be well-prepared for such conditions.

      Winter Season:

      • Feasibility During Winter:

       The winter season in Nepal is from December to February. Winter comes with cold temperatures and occasional snowfall, especially at higher altitudes. While it is possible to trek during the winter to EBC but it requires proper gear, experience, and preparation for cold weather conditions

    • Though the epic trip to Everest Base camp is phenomenal offering anyone a great trekking experience with panoramic mountain views it is challenging. E.B.C. is a Strenuous-Challenging trek due to Altitude variation and thin air yet it is achievable for anyone with sound fitness. Anybody of any age group can join as our itineraries are intended to make the trip more pleasing than exhausting nonetheless, we recommend pre-physical training and your doctors’ consent in regards to personal ailments, weak ankle/knee, blood pressure, heart problem,s etc. 

    • 15 Kilograms is the weight limitation in our Domestic airlines and at the same time, all company are to abide by the porter weight restrictions rules that prevails in our country. However, regarding what you need to bring/carry with you please CLICK HERE HERE HERE

    • Since we allow people a very relaxed pace with multiple breaks, the time duration varies. However, we usually walk 5/6 hours every day excluding Lunch. To make every day more memorable and relaxed we set up our own pace giving you ample time to enjoy the moment. We also start early so that we can reach the destination which in return contributes to more space to explore and enjoy the serenity of the place.

    • With Nepal Pyramids you have every right to modify the itinerary as per the time convenient to you and the level of fitness of the group.

    • It is always very tricky to predict the weather in the mountains and anyone flying high to these high-altitude airports must be aware of the fact that the delays and cancellations are common episodes. Besides, our airport has one single airstrip for both international and domestic the probability of delays is high. In a similar way, anyone flying Lukla must be prepared to take these circumstances with patience. However, it’s not a daily story. And it’s always very wise to have a contingency day in Kathmandu to cushion any cancellation situation. 

    • Family Oriented Lodges which Nepal Pyramids use are at their best offering you a comfort experience and its typical local environment. It’s basically the extension of their own houses that offers you twin bed sharing room with common toilets. You have a variety of choices for the food and so far with Nepal Pyramids absolute contentment prevails in regards to meals and Local Tea-House. 

    • E.B.C. is an inspiring trek suitable for people with sound fitness. Though trekking in Everest involves a tremendous amount of up and down walking with gain or loss in the altitude no previous wide-ranging experience is needed. However, for anyone with very weak ankles, knee, heart, or lung problems essential pre-check-up and consent from your doctor is mandatory. We recommend some pre-physical training prior to your arrival in Nepal. The recommendation for the best preparation would be everyday undulating walking, cardio, or running certainly adds to your self-reliance.

    • Mineral water is rampant in the Everest region yet Nepal Pyramids, environmental concern we are opposed to the use of disposable plastic bottles on any of our trips to Nepal Himalayas. With no additional cost, our staff will supply you with appropriately boiled water every morning and evening for which at least 2 metal or plastic Nalgene bottles are recommended. In case you run out of the delivered water you can always buy boiled and filtered water from the tea houses along the way at minimal charges.

    • Nepal Pyramids provides you with a very warm sleeping bag with fleece liner and wind-stopper duvet jackets with attached hoods. We also provide you with a Nepal Pyramids duffel bag to fit all your gear in, a Trekking Poles, a Rain Poncho, a Yak-Track (basic crampoon), and a plastic bag to separate your clean clothes from the dirty ones.

    • Usually, your group leader sets up a ground for everyone in the group to stay together and walk collectively as a team. However, most of the time your group leader assigns jobs to the assistant guides to cater to the separated group as for himself staying at the back with the slow-walking people. But in no way do people lose their charm of free strolling, everyone reserves the right to take his/her time and maintain their own pace.

    • With Local Company it’s unquestionably hassle-free. Everything is covered and prearranged prior to your arrival in Nepal. Your local leaders are very well with the knowledge and region and can share necessary information more than anybody else. Local companies will be there with prompt solutions to any emergency situation that arises during your stay in Nepal.

    • Acute mountain sickness is something more of a reaction that materializes in our body under the lower rate of oxygen level. It’s a mountain ailment that is fatal. It’s hard to predict who of what age and physical fitness can actually get of A.M.S. However, Nepal Pyramids delivers professionals who are well equipped with medication and oxygen cylinders to deal with A.M.S. Besides, there are ample preventive strategies to deal with any mountain sickness. Food poisoning, severe diarrhea, and stomach problems are other very common mountain ailments that can be nightmarish than the A.M.S.

    • It is always very wise to have an all-inclusive travel insurance policy covering all the aspects of your adventure including trip delays, cancellation, loss of property, sickness, or air evacuation. Though your leaders are highly trained to cope with any emergency situation sometimes even after the best of our precautions things happen. From everyday trekking injuries like sprained ankles to life-threatening conditions such as HAPE (high-altitude pulmonary edema) and natural disasters like avalanches and rock falls, it’s important that you have the right travel insurance for the Everest Base Camp trek. 

    Why Choose Nepal Pyramids?

    Nepal Pyramids is here to craft your Nepal dreams into reality. We assure you a trip extraordinarily out of the world with quality service and value for money. We propose comprehensive flexible packages with unbeatable price - without any hidden cost.

    • Team of Local Experts
      Team of Local Experts

      Our team of local experts is the driving force behind our success. With their passion, experience, and commitment, our team of local experts ensures that we all are not just participants but integral contributors to the growth and well-being of the community we serve.

    • Safety is our Prior Concern
      Safety is our Prior Concern

      Safety is our foremost concern at our Travel company. We prioritize the well-being of our adventurers above all else. We provide top-notch equipment and conduct rigorous safety checks to ensure every trek is as secure as it is adventurous.

    • Travel Sustainably
      Travel Sustainably

      Sustainability is at the heart of our mission. We ensure that the beauty and integrity of the destinations we explore are preserved. We believe in responsible tourism that contributes positively to the environment and the livelihoods of the local people.

    • Hassle Free
      Hassle Free

      Nepal Pyramids takes pride in making your journey hassle-free from start to finish. With our efficient services, expert Group Leading, and attention to detail, you can leave the hassles behind and focus on creating lasting memories during your travels.

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