Short Everest base camp trek with Heli Chopper tour - 6 Days

Short EBC trek and helicopter chopper

6 days hike to Everest base camp is a dramatic trip to the foothill of Mount Everest. Short Everest base camp hike help to explore the incredible view of the earth highest peak mount Everest. First, you will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and start to walk to Phakding. Short EBC trek and helicopter chopper is an incredibly memorable journey to the world highest peak Mount Everest.

Continue your trail passes via different suspension bridges, Sherpa colourful villages, beautiful forests, Dudh Koshi River and Khumbu valley. Likewise, after 2 days of your hiking reach Namche Bazar crossing Joresalle, suspension bridges, Sagarmatha National Park. Day explore around Khumjung Village, savour the amazing view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam from Everest view hotel, Hillary school etc. Finally fly to Everest base camp via Helicopter from Namche Bazar explore around the Gorakshep, spend Kala Patthar and EBC for about 15 to 20 minute.

Next, you will fly back to Lukla and then a regular flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Visit Sherpa culture and museum, Pangbouche, Khumbu valley, Tengboche Buddhist Monastery, Gorakshep, Everest base camp, Kalapathar are the key attraction to explore during the short Everest trek.

Moreover, the EBC helicopter tour is a quite scenic view of the mountain vista and beautiful nature. Thus, a short Everest view trek is normally good for all people. This trek is good for small group size. You will have a standard hotel in Kathmandu and a basic tea house to a luxury hotel are available during the trek so which you can book in advance before starting the trek. You will have 3 times meals breakfast, lunch and dinner included every day on trial.

Best season for Everest base camp helicopter tour

The best time to Everest short is spring March to April and next one is autumn season September to November enjoy with the amazing crystal clear view of the mountains. Not only that spring and autumn season is the busy season for travelling and trekking to Everest even some tourist can travel to Everest in monsoon and winter too.

Finally, you can explore the real life of the Khumbu people. You can do Everest trekking and helicopter tour within a short period of time. The helicopter ride from Namche Bazar to Everest base camp, Gorakshep and Kalapathar and fly back to Lukla is a great experience. Short Everest view trek with helicopter chopper is a departure from Kathmandu every day on your request.


Day: 1 Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (30-35 min) & Lukla – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 – 4 hours – B.L.D

Day: 2 Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours – B.L.D

Day: 3 Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar & Hike to Khumjung (3970m., 13020ft.): 5 hours – B.L.D

Day: 4 Helicopter fly  to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.):  then fly back to Lukla

Day 5: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu – 35 min. flight – B.D

Day: 6 Farewell & Departure to the airport – B


Day 1


  • All airport pick up and departure
  • All transportation two flight ticket -fly Kathmandu to Lukla & Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu, A/C car, tourist deluxe bus during trips
  • Helicopter chopper from Everest base camp to Lukla
  • Standard trekking lodge during trekking
  • Kathmandu sightseeing with city tour guide
  • Whole accommodations during trips
  • Some necessary equivalents as we can provide
  • Full board meals during trekking as mention in the itinerary (Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner )
  • First aid medicine items
  • Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Necessary staff, guide & porters their salary, accommodation, meals and their insurance, two professional guides (for two guest one Sherpa porters to carry baggage )
  • One special cultural show and farewell dinner program
  • Our government tax official expenses


  • All your personal expenses any types of drinks
  • Tour entrance fee in the city, your extra meals in Kathmandu, accommodation, bar bills etc,
  • Clients international air ticket
  • Clients travel insurance & tips for the trekking crew

How difficult is EBC trek and how can I Prepare?
Trek to Everest Base Camp is a very challenging and life-changing experience that can be attainable by many people nowadays. Our company provides you with a porter and a guide with policy or travel insurance. As altitude is one of the main reasons for sickness, people with very weak ankles, knee, hearts and lungs will not be appropriate for such trekking. It’s not just like a walk around the park; there are numerous ups and downs during trekking. So, you should be well prepared for trekking to Everest Base Camp.

What about the weather conditions and Lukla flight?

Firstly, we have to take a flight to Lukla in the morning then we start the trek from Lukla but sometimes due to the air traffic and weather problems, the flight may be delayed or cancelled. Due to the uncertainty of the Lukla weather, we are not sure about the untimed flight. If there will be frequent weather problem, we do arrange a flight by helicopter chopper and for this, you have to pay additionally

What about the safety measurements and altitude sickness do the guides and porters have their insurance in EBC trek?

Worrying about safety measurements? Our guides having long experience are much professional for handling such issues with various means of safety measurements. For common health issues like headache, common cold, diarrhoea, vomiting, we provide you with first aid medicines. In case of being sick in the mountain, Sunrise Adventure Trek will make proper arrangements rescue by helicopter, for this, you should have better travel insurance. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue them by helicopter if in case of any emergency.

What about guide & porter, do they have well training?

What about guide & porter, do they have well training?
Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several pieces of training required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experienced in the tourism sector our guide or potter, make it easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create a very familiar environment for the guests.

What about the communication system during trek?

As all the porters and guides are well certified by the Ministry of Nepal tourism they can easily understand and speak the English language during the trek. Guides and porters have a cell phone to contact. On the other hand, we can also provide you with guides and potters according to your own understanding of your native language but it may cost a bit extra cost.

Do I need to give tips to guiding potter and if how much?

It’s difficult to mention tipping, but normally people can give about 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter. Even tips are up to you you can provide additional up to their service.

What kind of food, drinking water and accommodation do we have on EBC trek?

Trek to Everest Base Camp with Sunrise Adventure Trek includes trekking lodges or guest houses as accommodation with twin bed sharing room, if you are in a group and if you are a solo traveller, you have a private room but cost a bit extra. Regarding meals, you will have few options to choose the menu. So that you can choose from like continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy mineral bottles or safe drinking water from the hotel. Although you can bring water tablets and take water from tap.

What is the limitation of weight to Lukla flight and where do I store my extra bags?

You can carry 10 kg luggage plus a 5 kg handbag for the Lukla flight is included in the air ticket. If you want to carry more than the limit you have to pay extra charges. You can keep your extra bags in your hotel or in our trekking office in Kathmandu.

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Short Everest base camp trek with Heli Chopper tour
From $1,560.00
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & tour
  • Everest base camp
  • 5550m
  • Kathmandu
  • Easy