• Duration9 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Group Size01-15 pax
  • Age range8-70 years


Embark on an extraordinary adventure with the Everest Base Camp Trek combined with a thrilling helicopter flight from Kalapatthar to Lukla airport. This unique journey offers a perfect blend of trekking and awe-inspiring helicopter tour, making it a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Prepare to be captivated by breathtaking natural beauty, push your limits both physically and mentally, and immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture.

One of the most exhilarating highlights of this trek is the helicopter flight from Everest Base Camp to Lukla. This exclusive opportunity provides a mesmerizing bird's eye view of the magnificent Himalayan mountain range, including the legendary Mt. Everest itself. It's a truly unforgettable experience that will leave you in awe. Despite the basic accommodation along the trek, rest assured that our high-class service will ensure your comfort and enjoyment throughout the journey. Indulge in delicious meals and relish the joyful camaraderie with fellow trekkers, creating lasting memories along the way.

During your trek, you'll have the opportunity to visit well-known towns like Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Pangboche village, where you can fully embrace the unique Sherpa culture, customs and tradition. The trail will lead you through enchanting alpine forests adorned with vibrant rhododendron, juniper, and pine trees, treating you with an awe-inspiring vistas of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Kongde, Thamserku, and a host of other neighboring peaks.

As your journey alongside the Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefall, you'll find yourself completely absorbed in the splendor of the natural surroundings and the grandeur of the world's highest mountain. Exploring the base camp area of Mount Everest will undoubtedly be a standout moment, allowing you to witness firsthand the indomitable human spirit and unwavering determination required to conquer this majestic peak.

In summary, this trip presents an extraordinary opportunity to experience a harmonious fusion of stunning landscapes, cultural immersion, and the thrill of a helicopter ride in the mountains.

Highlights of Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek 

Accommodation During the trek:

Indulge in the opulence of 5-star hotel accommodations in cities, luxury transportation, and access to top-notch facilities that will allow you to rejuvenate both physically and mentally. With the unwavering commitment and exceptional service of our trekking staff, you'll be motivated to seek even more adventurous experiences. For those who prioritize comfort, luxury trekking in Npeal is the ultimate way to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and the rich cultural heritage that Nepal has to offer.

Namche Bazaar- the sherpa Town

Situated at an elevation of approximately 3,500m, Namche Bazaar stands as a renowned town and a vital center for trekkers and climbers venturing into Nepal's Everest region. The town offers captivating panoramic views of majestic peaks like Kongde Ri, Thamserku, Kusum Khangaru, and Sundar Peak. Namche Bazaar is also famed for its vibrant ambiance, bustling streets adorned with cafes, restaurants, bars, lodges, bakeries, handicraft shops, museums, hotels, and upscale boutiques. This lively atmosphere makes it an ideal place for trekkers and climbers to take a break, acclimatize to the altitude, and prepare for the onward journey.

In ancient times, Namche Bazaar held significant importance as a trading post where Nepali and Tibetan merchants engaged in the exchange of commodities such as salt, dried meat, and textiles. Even today, it retains its pivotal role as a tourism hub in the Everest region, attracting trekkers and climbers from all corners of the globe. Namche Bazaar stands as a testament to the rich cultural heritage and serves as a gateway to the spectacular wonders that lie ahead in the Everest region

Helicopter Flight from Kalapatthar

The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Flight from Base Camp to Lukla presents an outstanding opportunity for those seeking a distinctive and thrilling Himalayan adventure. This tour encompasses a captivating 20-minute flight from Kalapatthar to Lukla airport, renowned for its challenging runway and the reputation of being one of the world's most treacherous airports.

More Highlights of Luxury EBC Trek with Helicopter Flight

  • Scenic and dramatic 30min flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. 
  • Sagarmatha National Park and its diverse species of flora and fauna. 
  • Stunning views of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and the world’s highest mountains. 
  • Luxury services, accommodations, and the best available meals during the entire trip. 
  • Massage and farewell dinner in a five-star hotel.
  • Sherpa village and Buddhism culture.
  • Tengboche monastery and Tengboche sherpa village. 
  • Spectacular helicopter flight from Everest Base Camp to Lukla airport.

If you are on a more constrained travel budget, we have an option for a standard Everest Base Camp Trek that includes comfortable 3-star hotel accommodations in Kathmandu for three nights, as well as high-quality lodges and hotels throughout the trek. Our dedicated team is committed to delivering exceptional services and providing flexible itineraries to ensure an incredible and memorable trekking experience.

Best time for Everest Region Trekking

The best time to embark on the iconic Everest Base Camp trek is during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons.

Spring, March to May

trekkers can relish stable weather with clear skies that offer unparalleled visibility of the towering Himalayan peaks. Daytime temperatures are comfortably mild, although evenings can get chilly. The trekking trails come alive with the vibrant colors of blooming rhododendron forests, creating a picturesque landscape.

Autumn season, September to November

It provides a similarly excellent trekking experience with stable weather, clear skies, and mild temperatures. This season also offers the advantage of fewer trekkers on the trails compared to spring. Whether you choose the vivid rhododendron blooms of spring or the quieter ambiance of autumn, both seasons offer optimal conditions for the Everest Base Camp trek, allowing you to bask in the grandeur of the world's highest peaks.

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Upon your arrival in Kathmandu airport, a representative from Relax Getaways will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Later in the day, we will hold a pre-trip meeting at your hotel where your tour and trekking guide will be introduced. This is a chance for you to ask any questions about the upcoming trip and receive a final briefing. If you are unable to attend due to a late arrival, kindly notify us in advance.

  • 3 Star and 5 star options
  • 1,300 m/4,265 ft

You will embark on your trekking journey towards Manjo after a scenic 30-minute flight from Kathmandu Airport to Tenzing and Hillary Airport at Lukla, situated at an altitude of 2,804 meters/9,199 feet. Your guide will provide a briefing and introduce your porters upon arrival at the airport. The journey will start early in the morning

Upon arrival at Lukla airport, you will have the opportunity to explore the village while the Sherpa crew handles the sorting and loading of the trekking equipment. Following this, the trek commences with a descent towards the Dudh Kosi River, where you will join the primary trail to Namche Bazaar, situated just above Chaunrikharka at an altitude of 2,713 meters/8,900 feet. The initial walk is gentle, and after passing through the small village of Ghat, you will have a brief stroll to reach Phakding, followed by Manjo.

  • Standard Guest House
  • 3-4 Hours Trek
  • Breakfast Included
  • 2,804 m/9,199 ft
  • Manjo

Following breakfast, your trekking adventure will begin, and you will proceed to walk alongside the Dudh Kosi river, crossing several suspension bridges adorned with prayer flags. The trail will take you through Sagarmatha National Park, and as you ascend, you will be rewarded with stunning views. Namche Bazaar, also known as the Gateway to Everest, will be your destination for the day. This bustling village offers an array of amenities, including excellent restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, money exchange services, internet cafes, and a bakery. Namche is one of the largest villages along the entire Everest trail.

  • Standard Guest House
  • 4-5 Hours Trek
  • Breakfast Included
  • 3,438m/11,280 ft
  • Namche Bazaar

The trek proceeds alongside the Dudh Kosi's raging glacial waters while offering breathtaking mountain views. At 3,930 meters (12,893 feet), the trek will come to a conclusion. The neighborhood abbey is visible once you arrive in Tengboche. The 20-foot-tall Buddha sculpture, the Lamas' musical gear, and the wall hangings and robes are all found inside the abbey. From Tengboche, the path descends to Debuche, traverses another thrilling suspension bridge over the Imja Khola, and then ascends to the village of Pangboche.

  • Standard Guest House
  • 5- 6 Hours Trek
  • Breakfast Included
  • 3,930 m/12,893 ft
  • Pangboche

The journey continues as it leads to Dingboche, a charming traditional Sherpa hamlet with stunning views of Ama Dablam, Island Peak, and Lhotse. Rest occasionally to prevent being impacted by the altitude. Stay the night in Dingboche.

  • Standard Guest House
  • 5- 6 Hours Trek
  • Breakfast Included
  • 4,350 m/14,271 ft
  • Dingboche

After breakfast, the day begins with a steady ascent to Duglha, which is at the end of the Khumbu's terminal moraine. From here, you will ascend a steep path to Chupki Lhara, where you will find a number of prayer flag-adorned stones used as memorials to American mountaineer Scott Fischer and Nepali mountain guide Babu Chiri Sherpa, both of whom died while attempting to ascend Everest. We then travel to the Khumbu moraine where we come face to face with the Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori, and Mahalangur Himal summits. The path then becomes more leisurely as you continue along the valley to Lobuche.

  • Standard Guest House
  • 4-5 Hours Trek
  • Breakfast Included
  • 4,940 m/16,207 ft
  • Lobuche

The path will lead you to Everest Base Camp. Continue straight ahead over the monuments to the Indian army mountaineers. Because the route from here can be deceptive, it's crucial to carefully follow your lead Sherpa/Guide. Due to the thin air at the high altitude, the trek is difficult. Before arriving at the Everest Base Camp, you will have to cross rocky dunes, moraines, and waterways. When you arrive at the Everest Base Camp, you'll notice mountaineers' colorful tents standing out against the monotony of their drab surroundings. (especially in the spring). From base camp, you can see the summits Nuptse, Khumbuste, and Pumori. You'll take a helicopter back to Lukla to return.

  • Standard Guest House
  • 6-7 hours
  • Breakfast Included
  • 5,364 m/17,594 ft
  • Lukla

Today marks the conclusion of our journey. We will leave for the most remote airport, which is close to our hotel, as we have early breakfast in Lukla. We'll get ready and check out of the hotel in accordance with our flight schedule. Your final day in the mountains will be happier if you take in the final view of mountains and large slopes from your window. Enjoy the 35-minute scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu before being dropped off at your accommodation by our guide. You are free to explore on your own the remainder of the time. 

Overnight in Kathmandu Hotel

  • 3 Star and 5 star options
  • 25 min flight
  • Breakfast and Dinner Included
  • 1,300 m/4,265 ft
  • Kathmandu

After enjoying several days of adventure and entertainment, it is now time to bid farewell. Our representatives will accompany you to the Tribhuvan International Airport, in accordance with your scheduled flight time.

We feel privileged to have organized this tour for you and we hope that you had a remarkable experience. We wish you a secure and enjoyable journey ahead.

  • Breakfast Included

Package Option

  • 3 Star
  • Duration: 9 Days
  • US$1499

What's included

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport by a private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu (Hotel Holy Himalaya) on a twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • All accommodations in standard Guesthouses during the treks on twin sharing bed and breakfast basis
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader and Porter service
  • Staff costs, including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Everest National Park permits TIMS to permit for trekking
  • Helicopter Flight from Everest base camp to Lukla.
  • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu
  • Duffel bag, Sleeping bag, T-shirt and trekking map-If necessary.
  • Farewell dinner in the typical Nepali Restaurant with the cultural dance show
  • All government taxes and official expenses.
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu and trekking days (Meal costs about 3 -7 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver. (Tipping is Expected).
  • 5 Star
  • Duration: 9 Days
  • US$1799

What's included

  • Pick up from and drop off at the hotel and the airport by a private luxury vehicle.
  • Accommodation in a 5-star hotel in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Marriott Hotel) on a twin-sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • All accommodations in standard Guesthouses during the treks on twin sharing bed and breakfast basis
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader and Porter service
  • Staff costs, including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Everest National Park permits TIMS to permit for trekking
  • Helicopter Flight from Kalapattahar to Lukla.
  • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu
  • Duffel bag, Sleeping bag, T-shirt and trekking map-If necessary.
  • Farewell dinner in the typical Nepali Restaurant with the cultural dance show
  • All government taxes and official expenses.
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu and trekking days (Meal costs about 3 -7 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Personal expenses like Phone bills, laundary, beverages.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver. (Tipping is Expected).

Good to Know


Relax Getaways provides you 3 star and 5-star hotel options in cities and standard guest houses during trekking.

Accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (Hotel Holy Himalaya or Arushi Boutique Hotel) and in Pokhara (Hotel Crown Lake Star or similar).

Accommodation in a 5-star hotel in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Marriott Hotel or similar) and in Pokhara (Hotel Pokhara Grande or similar).

Teahouse and lodge have the rooms with just the basics, normally with a bed, blanket, and pillows. Every lodge has a capacious dining room and lounge. We will provide you and your group with the lodge which is locally available every day. If you want to upgrade accommodation in cities, then contact us for cost detail.

Food on the way (Journey):

Your meals during the trek are comprised of our price. Travelers take their breakfast and dinner at the tea house where they stay and lunch is taken during the trekking in the local lodge. All standard Meals during the trekking are included in the cost. The lunches and dinners are not included in Kathmandu and Pokhara which costs from $4 to $8 depending on meal items and restaurant category.


Throughout the trip of Mountain Trekking, your luggage is carried and moved by the porters. You should carry a water bottle, sunscreen, camera, spare jacket, etc. Your main luggage will be your trekking bag and you can carry a small lockable bag that will provide safety. You are provided with a free locker room in a hotel in Kathmandu. The weight allowance in domestic airlines of Nepal is up to 20 kg and for more weight, you have to pay US$1 per/kg depending on the area.

Transportation on Journey:

Relax Getaways will offer you private luxury vehicles for airport transferal, sightseeing and Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara.

Private transportation throughout the trip for a 5-star option.
Luxurious tourist bus for Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu for 3-star options.

Group Leader during the journey:

Relax Getaways will facilitate you with the trained traveling guide in your group. There will be a single porter for a couple of people.

Payment of the Due Balance:

The rest amount of your trip can be paid in our office after your arrival or via online payment before your arrival in Nepal.

Communication during Journey:

Annapurna Base camp Trek is a moderate-level trek so you can find telephone and internet facilities in most of the places.


If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to the availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link.


You can get a visa at Kathmandu airport upon arrival. Please bring 2 photos for the visa. Expect to have some waiting time in the queue for obtaining your visa. You can also get your visa prior to coming on the tour by contacting your closest Nepali embassy.

Tourist Visa Fee Details


Updated Tourist Visa Fees

15 Days (Multiple Entry)

USD 30

30 Days (Multiple Entry)

USD 50

90 Days (Multiple Entry)

USD 125

Visa Extension (Within Valid Visa Period)

USD 3 per day

Visa Extension (With Multiple Entry)

Additional USD 25

Visa Extension (After Visa Expiration)

Late fee is USD 5 per day

Booking your international flight:

If you don't have a regular travel agent then you can check for international flight options at one of these sites.
They usually have good offers.

When and where should you arrive?

Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu international airport. The tour starts with an orientation meeting at about 5 pm on the first night of the tour and ends after the scheduled trip after breakfast.
You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a "Relax Getaways" sign card and he will escort you to the Hotel.
If you plan to arrive early or depart late, please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting [email protected]
After you purchase your international air ticket, please contact us to give your flight details.

Currencies are accepted in Nepal:

Some major currencies (USD, AUD, and EURO) are accepted for both VISA and in general. There are plenty of ATMs in Kathmandu, Chitwan, and Pokhara and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.

Health Issues:

The altitude sickness will get from 3000 meters. Normally below three 3000 meters will not have altitude-related problems usually for people with stable health. But above it can cause altitude-related sickness. If you have a health condition that might cause problems, please consult a doctor about the advisability of doing the trek. For Your information, your traveling guide will also have pills for Altitude Sickness and other basic medicine. We recommend you take pills for diarrhea, cold, fever and nausea.


We do not hope that there may arise any serious problems for you in your journey, but if you get caught by a serious illness, then we will do our best to take you to the nearest hospital possible. But you will be responsible for all the expenses that take place during the evacuation process. So, it is good for you to have insurance that will cover your cost. Be insured (As you will reach up to 4200meter).

Mount Everest:

If you want to see a close view of Mt. Everest and the Himalayan peaks, we can arrange mountain flights. You can contact [email protected] to book. To know more about Mount Everest Scenic Flight by plane, please click here and Everest Scenic Flight by Helicopter click here.

Trip Extensions/Add-on trips:

If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to India, Bhutan, and Tibet.


A general rule of thumb for tipping is from USD 40 to USD 70 per Traveler, depending on the length of the trek. Porters do appreciate a personal tip, although it is not uncommon for the Guide and his Porters to pool the tips they have collected before splitting it amongst themselves, with the Guide getting a little more for overseeing the welfare and safety of both the Travelers and Porters as a whole. That said, this is just a guide and you may tip, however much you think is appropriate for the services rendered which made your trip a memorable one.

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Q: How difficult is the Everest Base Camp Trek?
A: Everest Base Camp trek is famous as challenging trek due to its high altitude and extended duration. To tackle it successfully, individuals need to possess good fitness levels and undergo proper acclimatization to prevent altitude sickness. Nevertheless, with appropriate preparation and expert guidance, individuals of average fitness can accomplish the trek.

Q: What is the best time of year to do the Everest Base Camp Trek?
A: March to May and September to November are considered as the best time to embark EBC trek, characterized by clear and dry weather conditions. Conversely, during the monsoon season (June to August), the trail can become slippery, and the views are frequently concealed by clouds.

Q: Do I need to get a permit to trek to Everest Base Camp?
A: Certainly, trekkers are required to acquire two permits for the journey. The first one is the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit, which comes at an approximate cost of USD 35 per person. The second one is the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit, with a fee of around USD 20 per person.

Q: Is it safe to trek to Everest Base Camp?
A: Indeed, embarking on a trek to Everest Base Camp is typically safe when certain measures are observed. These precautions include acclimatization, maintaining proper hydration, and adhering to the guidance provided by your trekking guide. Nevertheless, it is crucial to be aware of the inherent risks that come with high-altitude trekking, making preparedness and knowledge essential aspects of the journey.

Q: Do I need to hire a guide or porter for the trek?
A: With a new rule from the Nepal Tourism Board, now onwards, all the trekkers need to have a guide. Independent trekking is not allowed anymore.  For the Porter, it is optional.

Q: What should I pack for the trek?
A: For high-altitude trekking, it's essential to pack suitable clothing, which includes warm layers, a waterproof jacket, and durable hiking boots. Additionally, you'll need to bring along essentials like sunscreen, sunglasses, trekking pole, chargeable lights and energy bars. A comprehensive packing list can be provided by your guide to ensure you have everything you need..

Q: What kind of accommodation is available on the trek?
A: During the trek, you'll be accommodated in teahouses, which are simple lodges operated by locals. These teahouses usually provide private or shared rooms with basic facilities like beds and blankets. Additionally, some teahouses have common areas where trekkers can dine and interact with one another.

Q: What kind of food is available on the trek?
A: On the trek, teahouses offer a diverse selection of Nepali and Western cuisine, encompassing dishes such as dal bhat (a traditional Nepali meal), noodles, soups, and fried rice. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices are available. It's crucial to opt for safely cooked food and maintain proper hydration by consuming ample water/tea/ soup.

Q: Can I use my credit card on the trek?
A: Typically, credit cards are not widely accepted during the trek, making it essential to carry sufficient cash (Nepalese Currency) to cover expenses like accommodation, food, and permits. Having some extra cash on hand for emergencies or unforeseen costs is also advisable.

Q: What is the maximum altitude reached during the trek?
A: Throughout the trek, you'll reach various high-altitude points, with the highest being the base camp of Mount Everest situated at an elevation of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet). Additionally, the journey includes other notable high points, such as Kala Patthar at 5,545 meters (18,192 feet) and Cho La Pass at 5,420 meters (17,782 feet).

Q: Is altitude sickness a concern during the Everest Base Camp trek?
A; Indeed, altitude sickness is a matter of concern during the Everest Base Camp trek. To counter this, it is crucial to acclimatize adequately by incorporating rest days and maintaining proper hydration. Should any symptoms of altitude sickness arise, such as headaches, nausea, or dizziness, it is imperative to promptly descend to a lower altitude for immediate relief.

Q: What is the communication and internet access like on the trek?
A: During the Everest Base Camp trek, communication and internet access are restricted, particularly at higher altitudes. However, certain teahouses and lodges might provide Wi-Fi or satellite internet services, but usually, a fee is charged for their usage..

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