Everest Base Camp Trek Return Helicopter

Everest Base Camp
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Everest Base Camp trek with return helicopter
Everest Base Camp trek with return helicopter
Everest Base Camp Trek Return Helicopter
At a Glance
Duration12 Days
Trip GradeModerate
Maximum Altitude5550m/18208.66ft.
Group Size1 -10 pax
Travel StyleTrekking and Heli
Best TimeSeptember, October, November, March, April and May

The Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is a unique and enhanced version of the traditional EBC Trek package. Our latest Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary takes you from Lukla to Kalapather, the closest viewpoint to Mt. Everest, following the classic Everest base camp route. And to make your journey even more convenient, we arrange for a helicopter ride from Gorak Shep back to Lukla. The Everest Camp Trek is already a legendary experience in itself! But now, we offer you the ultimate Comfort Everest Base Camp Trek, which ensures a comfortable journey to the base camp of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest. This trek is designed to provide travelers of all ages with maximum rest days for acclimatization, ensuring that you can enjoy the breathtaking views and hikes without any worries of acute mountain sickness (AMS) or exhaustion. As you trek through the mesmerizing Sherpa settlements, you will get a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage influenced by Tibetan Buddhism in the Khumbu region. To add to your comfort in the freezing Himalayas, we have selected well-equipped and reliable lodges that serve delicious cuisine. These lodges are located amidst Sherpa communities, where you will be warmly welcomed and treated with the utmost hospitality.


  • Enjoy a picturesque 35-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Discover the charming Sherpa towns of Lukla, Namche, Tengboche, Dinboche, and Lobuche.
  • Embark on a thrilling hike to Everest Base Camp (EBC) and Kalapather, offering breathtaking views of the world's majestic peaks.
  • Witness the awe-inspiring sight of snow-covered mountains and frozen glaciers.
  • Take a helicopter excursion to explore the alpine terrain and towering snowy giants.
  •  Immerse yourself in the rich culture and art of the Sherpa community at the Sherpa Museum.
  • Wander through the vibrant Tengboche Monastery,adorned with prayer flags.
  •  Indulge in the sublime culture and delectable cuisine of the Himalayan Sherpas.
  • Return from Gorak Shep to Lukla via a scenic helicopter ride.
  • Experience the beauty and grandeur of the Himalayas like never before.

After a picturesque flight to Lukla, the trek begins on the trail that leads to Phakding and eventually takes us to Namche Bazaar, the entrance to Mt. Everest, where we will spend our initial acclimatization day. From there, we continue to Tengboche and then Dingboche, where we take a second day off to adjust to the altitude. Next, we trek to Lobuche and proceed to the final human settlement of Gorak Shep. Following that, we make our way to Everest Base Camp. Here, we can marvel at the breathtaking views of frozen glaciers and snow-capped peaks, including Everest (8,848m), Makalu (8,463m), Cho Oyu (8,153m), Lhotse (8,501m), and Lhotse Shar (8,393m). Finally, we advance to Kala Pathar, the ultimate viewpoint of Everest, which offers stunning panoramic vistas of the surrounding summits adorned with blankets of snow.

After a fulfilling journey, we return to Gorak Shep and experience the second highlight of our trip: a breathtaking helicopter ride back to Lukla. This extraordinary journey offers an enchanting bird's-eye view of the majestic Himalayan range as we soar through the boundless blue sky. Our adventure concludes with a landing at Kathmandu Airport, where we will disembark from a small aircraft that takes us from Lukla.

Experience the wonders of Nepal with us! In addition to breathtaking views and luxurious accommodations, trekkers will have the opportunity to explore the enchanting ecosystem of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. This national park is adorned with lush woodlands of pine, fir, rhododendron, oaks, magnolia, and juniper, providing a haven for captivating wildlife and birds such as Musk Deer, mountain antelopes, Himalayan Thar, and the Danphe (National Bird of Nepal). Furthermore, trekkers will be able to immerse themselves in the native culture by witnessing the vibrant prayer flags, mani walls, and monasteries that dot the landscape. For an unforgettable experience in Nepal, please do not hesitate to contact us!

The Cost of the Everest Base Camp Trek and  Return by Helicopter:

The cost of the Everest Base Camp Trek return by helicopter is subject to variation depending on the company and the level of service provided. Our pricing for the Everest Base Camp trek return by helicopter is determined by the group size and the offerings included and excluded in the package as per the mentioned trekking itinerary. Should you have any queries regarding the cost breakdown, please feel free to get in touch with us.

  • The cost for a solo traveler to embark on the Everest Base Camp Trek and return by helicopter is USD 2500.
  • For a group of 2–6 people, the cost per person is USD 2200.
  • And for a group of 7–10 people, the cost per person is USD 2000.



Discover the wonders of the Everest Base Camp Trek, a 12-day adventure that takes you from Kathmandu to the majestic Everest Base Camp at an impressive altitude of 5,364 meters (17,598 ft). Immerse yourself in the captivating diversity of climates, cultures, flora and fauna, and awe-inspiring scenery that unfolds along the trek. Experience the unique charm of the Sherpa villages as you make your way towards your ultimate destination. Conclude your journey with a thrilling heli tour back to Kathmandu via Lukla, adding an unforgettable aerial perspective to your expedition. Explore the meticulously designed, detailed itinerary and package for this extraordinary Everest Base Camp trek and back by helicopter.

Tour PlanExpand All

Thank you for choosing one of Nepal's finest local companies for your dream trip to the breathtaking viewpoint of the world's highest mountain and its surrounding region. Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our transportation department will be waiting for you just outside the Deluxe Hall at the Arrival Terminal, holding a name card with your name and the company board of Himalayan Trekking Path. Our team will warmly welcome you to this enchanting country of Nepal, presenting you with a marigold flower garland as a traditional gesture of hospitality. Relax in the comfortable car and take in the bustling ambiance of Kathmandu through the window. Once you reach the hotel, you will have some free time to visit our office for refreshments and finalize the departure time for your trekking adventure, as well as any other necessary arrangements. Utilize your free time to explore the vibrant Thamel area, and in the evening, savor a welcome dinner organized by the Himalayan Trekking Path. Enjoy a restful overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Max. Altitude: 1350m/4429.134ftMeal: Welcome DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

 Embark on the second day of the Everest Base Camp Trek and Back by Helicopter with a scenic 30-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla early in the morning. Admire the magnificent Himalayan ranges during the flight. Upon landing in Lukla, the starting point of the Everest Region, meet our crew and start the trek from Lukla to Phakding (2610m) for 3 to 4 hours. Enjoy the beautiful terrain, Sherpa villages, river valleys, and monasteries on the way.



Note:If you are planning to embark on the enchanting EBC trek during the bustling peak seasons of August (October and November) and Spring (March and April), it is important to note that there is no direct connection between Kathmandu and Lukla due to heavy air traffic. However, since 2019AD, the destination has been altered, and you will now have to travel to Ramechhap at Manthali Airport. If you opt for a flight on the same day from Kathmandu, it may be necessary to depart in the middle of the night. Alternatively, if you prefer not to undertake a midnight journey, you can choose to stay in Ramechhap one day prior to your flight.

Max. Altitude: 2840m/9317.585 ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

On the third day of your journey, depart from Phakding and make your way to Namche Bazaar (3440m) passing through TokTok, Bankar, Manjo, Jorsalle, and Hillary Bridge. The total distance covered will be approximately 12km, allowing you to experience various climates and immerse yourself in the Sherpa Village amidst woodlands, viewpoints, rivers, farmlands, monasteries, and multiple suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River. Prior to reaching Bankar, you will be treated to a stunning view of Mt. Thamserku. Manjo serves as the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park, where you can obtain the necessary entry permit. After Jorsalle, continue following the river and ascend towards Hillary Bridge, offering the first glimpse of Mt. Everest. The trail from Hillary Bridge to Namche ascends through pine and Rhododendron forests, providing opportunities to spot wildlife such as deer, pheasants, and more.

Max. Altitude: 3440m/11286.09 ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

The fourth day of our journey is entirely allocated to render a break to your tired muscles. Along with rest, there are few activities that are meant acclimatize you as per the surrounding. Due to its location in higher elevations, the atmosphere in Everest Region is thinner with low levels of essential oxygen. Rather than just sitting in one place at Namche Bazaar, this process of adapting to the higher altitudes (acclimatization) can be speeded up with short hikes to Everest view Hotel then continuing to nearby villages of Khumjung (3,780m) and Khunde (3,840m). Alongside acclimatization, you can also explore this spectacular Sherpa Villages and witness fascinating mountain vistas. Rest of day, you may explore Namche Bazaar, the prime Sherpa settlement and a commercial hub of Khumbu Region.

Max. Altitude: 3,880 m/ 12,730 fMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

Re-energized after a rest day, we’ll make a descent via a windy trail and advance beyond the dense pinewood accompanied by the awe-inspiring outlooks of Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and other neighbouring peaks. We now arrive at the intersection of the path that heads to Gokyo valley and Base Camp after trekking across the Sanasa and Kenjoma Villages.  Thereafter, we proceed downhill along the trail consisting stone steps and reach the banks of Dudh Koshi River to traverse the suspension bridge over it. We then trek down the woodland, by the prayer wheel operated by the force of flowing water to Tengboche (3,870m). Here, you can visit the Tengboche Monastery and take pleasure in the prepossessing mountain vistas embracing Ama Dablam, Everest, Nuptse, and Lhotse.

Max. Altitude: 3820m/12532.81ft.Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

This very day, we push forward to the north and progress beyond the small suspension bridge across the Dudh Koshi River. Then, we navigate on the trail that proceeds adjacent to the side of Imja Khola then trek through the rhododendron woodland to Dingboche (4,360m). Today, we make our way past Sherpa villages such as Deboche and Pangboche, several chortens and Mani walls. En route, we can catch the glimpse of Mt. Ama Dablam, the great wall of Nuptse, Mt. Kongma-Tse (5,820m), and Mt. Tawache.

Max. Altitude: 4410m/14468.5 ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

Also known as the ‘the gateway to Chukung’; the Sherpa settlement of Dingboche also unlocks the way to the demanding escapade to Ama Dablam Base Camp and Makalu region further beyond. This stone-fenced village is also celebrated among the visitors for the alluring mountain vistas that it bestows upon them. Situated above 4,000m asl, Dingboche provides an excellent place to acclimatize in accordance with higher elevations and limited oxygen.  Furthermore, a short hike to nearby Nangkartshang Gompa renders a remarkable view of Mt. Makalu (8,485m); or you can hike to Chhukung for awe-inspiring outlooks encompassing Island, Lhotse and Ama Dablam Peaks; together with ice walls encircling Amphu Lapcha Pass.

Max. Altitude: 5090m/16699.48ft.Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

Conferred with the elegant panorama of the high Himalayas and awe-inspiring snowscape; we follow the trekking trail which heads down the hill to the village of Pheriche. Afterwards, the trail advances beyond exquisite meadows and alpine greenery; making its way to Dughla. During the journey, we can witness the magnificent landscape complemented by mountain panoramas comprising beautiful Ama Dablam, Taboche, and Cholatse. From this point onwards, the trail becomes abrupt to Thokla Pass (4830m) where it comes across the memorials dedicated to those who had fallen in the course of Everest Summit Expedition. Thereafter, the trail climbs uphill over lateral moraines of the Khumbu glacier showcasing the sublime view of Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse and other peaks in the neighbourhood. To the other side of Thokla Pass, the trail makes it to Lobuche (4,940m).

Max. Altitude: 4910m/16108.92 ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

Today is the very day to realize your Everest dream, the dream to stand on the base of the world’s highest peak in order to witness and feel its majesty. We initiate our trek through the rugged terrain, overlooked by the formidable Himalayas. The serpentine trekking trail progress down the valley to Gorakshep (5,170m) flaunting a pleasant view comprehending colossal Khumbu, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse, as well as other magnificent peaks and glaciers. Originally, Everest Base Camp was located in Gorakshep. Later, the Base Camp was shifted further to a higher elevation, close to the Everest. In the present time, Gorakshep is a place that provides accommodation for trekkers who wish to visit Kalapatthar Viewpoint and Everest Base Camp as their trekking permits restrict them from camping at the Base Camp. Thereupon, we continue our uphill ascend on the path beyond glacial moraine, rocky dunes and streams to the Everest Base Camp. At the elevation of 5,364m asl, we can see the colourful tents belonging to mountaineers with the ambition to conquer the highest peak in the entire planet. Moreover, we could feel the pride of being on the foothill of the Everest, observe the snowy Khumbu Icefall and experience the majesty of the snow-clad mountains. At last, we return back to Gorakshep (5,170m).

Max. Altitude: 5364m/17598.43ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

Before the crack of the dawn, we commence our climb to the ultimate viewpoint of Khumbu Region renowned for the view of sunrise above the Mt. Everest.  Adorned with prayer flags; the apex of Kalapatthar at an elevation of 5,545m flaunts the awe-inspiring as well as the spell-binding vista of Mt. Everest, glittering by the hues of the rising sun. The Kalapatthar Viewpoint is dominated by Mt. Pumori but extends the astounding full-scale view of Mt. Everest at close proximity, which we cannot observe from Everest Base Camp. After capturing those magical moments in our heart and cameras, we trek back to Gorakshep. But, it’s not the end of surprises but it keeps on coming!! Here, a helicopter will be waiting for us that will fly us back to Lukla. In the course of this exquisite flight, we’ll have the aerial outlook of the snow-capped Himalayan Range and pristine lakes from up above the blue sky. In addition, we’ll also get a window of opportunity to capture those aerial sights via our cameras as our mode of transportation allows us to do so!!

Max. Altitude: 2860m/9383.202ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Tea House

On day eleven, you’ll take a flight back to Kathmandu which utilizes about 30 mins. This flight will present you the final overview of the enchanting Himalayas from the limitless sky. Taking pleasure from these sights, you will land in Kathmandu. Rest of the day, you can either rest in your hotel room or wander around the city sightseeing and performing last minute souvenir shopping.


Max. Altitude: 1350m/4429.134ftMeal: Breakfast and LunchAccommodation: Tea House

Thank you for picking us as your choice in order to live you Everest dream. We are happy to aid you with our service and expertise and expect to see you again. You can either pick any next adventure from our inventory or you can fly back home. One of our representatives will escort you to the airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight. Safe flight!!

Max. Altitude: 1350m/4429.134ftMeal: Breakfast
Cost Details
  • Our services include transportation to and from the airport in a private vehicle, following the Everest base camp itinerary and package.
  • You will have two nights of accommodation in Kathmandu before starting the Everest Base Camp trek, as well as one night after the trek. The accommodation in the city includes breakfast.
  • If you are flying to Lukla from Ramechhap, we will arrange a shared Jeep or minibus for your transportation between Kathmandu and Ramechhap.
  • The cost of a round-trip airfare between Kathmandu and Lukla.
  • During the trek, you will stay in mountain lodges as per the itinerary.
  • All your meals during the trek, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, will be provided.
  • A professional local guide who is licensed by the government, well-trained, and fluent in English will accompany you.
  • We will provide porter service, with 2 trekkers assigned to 1 porter. The maximum weight for a porter is 20kg.
  • Gorakshep to Lukla in a Helicopter
  • All expenses for our staff, including their food, insurance, accommodation, equipment, and a fair salary, are covered.
  • A daily provision of fresh seasonal fruit, along with 3 cups of tea or coffee, accompanied by cookies, nuts, and a chocolate bar.
  • Trekking poles, a company-branded T-shirt, a duffel bag, and a map.
  • All necessary permits, including the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System), National Park Permit, and Pasang Lhamu rural municipality entry fees.
  • A government tax of 13% and company service fees.
  • Experience and appreciation certificate
  • A well-equipped first-aid box.
  • Rescue service is available solely for emergencies.
  • The visa fees for Nepal are USD 30 for 15 days, USD 50 for 30 days, and USD 125 for 90 days per person.
  • International airfare is not included in the travel package and needs to be arranged separately.
  • Visitors are advised to have travel and medical insurance for their safety.
  • In cases of unexpected bad weather conditions, extra days may be required and should be planned accordingly.
  • Some amenities, such as hot showers, drinking water, WIFI, laundry, and batteries, may come at an additional cost.
  • Personal expenses, extra drinks, and lost items are not included in the travel package.
  • It is customary to give tips to your driver, porter, and guide.
  • All kinds of trekking gear
Dates & Availability
Starts:Aug 15, 2024Ends:Aug 26, 2024
Starts:Aug 25, 2024Ends:Sep 05, 2024
Starts:Aug 29, 2024Ends:Sep 09, 2024
Starts:Aug 31, 2024Ends:Sep 11, 2024

Join us for the Everest Base Camp Trek with the option of returning by helicopter for a more comfortable journey. Witness incredible views of Everest from both the ground and the air, making it a truly memorable experience. Take advantage of our fixed departure schedule and group joining facility, along with the best offer for 2024/2025.

Additional Info

Physical fitness level:

The Everest Base Camp Trek and Return by Helicopter necessitate both physical and mental readiness due to the challenging terrain and long distances covered daily, as well as the high altitude. Each day, you will be required to walk between 6 and 15 kilometers, commencing from Lukla (2860m) and culminating at the highest point, Kalapater (5550 m). This journey spans over 9 days, starting and ending in Lukla, encompassing a total distance of 77 kilometers along a rugged trail.

Health and request:

Prior to embarking on a trek to Nepal, it is highly advisable to seek guidance from a medical professional or doctor, particularly if you have any pre-existing health conditions. Furthermore, we strongly encourage you to enlist the services of a local guide and allocate sufficient time for acclimatization, as this can significantly enhance your overall trekking experience and ensure your safety.

Everest Base Camp Trek return helicopter cost:

The price of the return trip for the Everest Base Camp Trek in a helicopter can vary based on the inclusions in the package. At Himalayan Trekking Path, we offer exceptional packages at reasonable rates. We understand that cost is a crucial factor for our clients, and we strive to meet their expectations. The package cost is clearly stated on our website, but it may increase if you desire additional services. However, if you have a limited budget, we can still provide you with an affordable alternative. Our Everest Base Camp Trek returns in a helicopter range from USD 2000 to USD 2500, depending on the group size and accommodation standard.

Everest Base Camp Trek Distance:

The distance covered on foot during the Everest Base Camp trek back in a helicopter can differ based on the duration of your trip. Our Everest Base Camp Trek program allows you to traverse a total of 77km, commencing in Lukla and concluding in Gorak Shep, which includes visits to Everest Base Camp and the Kalapater Hike.

Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty level:

Discover the epitome of luxury and convenience with the Everest Base Camp Trek by helicopter. This exclusive trek offers a shorter yet unforgettable experience, leading you to the majestic Mt. Everest, towering at 8848.86m. Reach the summit of the Everest Base Camp Trek at Kalapather, situated at 5550 m (18208.66 ft), and marvel at the breathtaking views. With varying climates, elevations, distances, and nights spent at high altitudes, this trek provides a moderate level of challenge.

Everest Base Camp Trek Season:

The Everest Base Camp Trek and return helicopter tour are best experienced during the autumn and spring seasons. These seasons offer the most favorable conditions for adventure trekking in the Everest region. However, during the off-seasons, such as the winter and rainy seasons, there is a higher chance of flight delays between Lukla and Kathmandu due to poor visibility. Despite this, the Himalayan Trekking Path allows you to undertake the Everest Base Camp trek at any time of the year. Each season has its own unique experience, and we are here to provide you with detailed information about the seasons and their highlights. Simply let us know your preferred time, and we will gladly assist you in turning your dream journey into a reality.

Autumn Season: September to November

Autumn is the perfect time to embark on the Everest Base Camp Trek, just like in other parts of Nepal. During this season, the amount of rainfall decreases, making way for sunny days that bring out the vibrant greenery at lower altitudes and clear skies above. The climate is generally pleasant, with warm temperatures and stable weather conditions prevailing. This period offers an excellent opportunity to witness the breathtaking Himalayan ranges and immerse oneself in the beauty of lush green valleys. Typically, during this time of year, tea houses are frequently fully booked due to the high number of tourists on the trail. Occasionally, you may experience congestion along the route. If you are considering embarking on the Everest trek, it is advisable to make your reservations in advance to secure accommodations at the tea houses along the trail.

Spring season: March to May

Spring, the second most favored trekking season in Nepal after autumn, presents breathtaking views of blossoming landscapes and lush greenery along the lower elevation of the Everest Base Camp Trek route. The journey is adorned with picturesque Himalayan vistas as a backdrop. During this season, the days are longer and the weather remains stable. Even at the base camp, the temperature is relatively mild. If you prefer traveling in pleasant temperatures with extended daylight hours, make sure to book your trip for this season.

Winter Season: December to February

If you're looking for peace, the Everest Base Camp trek is perfect during the winter. It's recommended to undertake this trek between December and February for a serene experience. If the weather is good, you can expect an experience similar to peak seasons. Since winter is considered Nepal's off-season, you'll receive excellent treatment wherever you go. However, it's important to note that rain, snowfall, clouds, storms, and flight cancellations are common during this period. We invite you to join us on a winter trek if you have enough time and the right gear.

Monsoon: June to August

The Everest Base Camp Trek during the monsoon season can be quite challenging. The cloudy sky often leads to frequent flight cancellations between Kathmandu and Lukla, making it difficult to reach the trailhead. Additionally, the trail itself becomes slippery and wet, adding to the overall discomfort. The experience greatly depends on the weather conditions; if the weather is favorable, you can expect a rewarding journey. However, if the weather turns bad, you may be disappointed with limited views and potential flight delays. Nevertheless, if you have sufficient time and the right gear, we are here to accompany you throughout the trek.

Travel Insurance for Everest Base Camp Trek return by Helicopter

Our topmost concern is your safety, as we are fully dedicated to delivering an exceptional experience throughout your expedition to Everest Base Camp Travel. It is compulsory to have travel insurance for this adventurous journey in Nepal, and we highly recommend it for your safety. We strongly urge all trekkers to acquire appropriate travel insurance that encompasses rescue, theft, and medical emergencies.


Kathmandu accommodation

Our comprehensive package for the Everest Base Camp Trek includes accommodation at Hotel Dream City in Kathmandu. Situated in the vibrant Thamel district, this friendly hotel provides a delightful breakfast, cozy rooms, complimentary WIFI, refreshing hot showers, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We have carefully selected this property to experience genuine local hospitality and support a family-owned business. Nevertheless, if you have any specific preferences, please feel free to let us know, as we are more than willing to accommodate your interests.

Everest Base Camp En route accommodation:

The Everest Base Camp Trek usually starts and finishes in Lukla, a town that belongs to the Sherpa community and serves as the primary gateway to the entire Everest region. During the trek, hikers will be provided with comfortable accommodations in teahouses or lodges. These accommodations are selected based on their standards, comfort, and hospitality. Usually, trekkers are allotted rooms with attached bathrooms until they reach Namche Bazar. However, beyond Namche Bazar, they are required to share both the room and bathroom facilities with fellow travelers. The lodges offer basic accommodations and limited services, including warm blankets and clean yet comfortable bedding. Therefore, it is unnecessary to carry a tent, although we recommend bringing your sleeping bag for your comfort.


The Himalayan Trekking Path offers a comprehensive package to ensure a comfortable round-trip tour of Everest Base Camp expeditions. Our main focus is to address your food concerns, which is why our package includes delicious meals throughout the journey. In the city, we provide breakfast, while in the mountains, you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the lodge. Dinner and breakfast are served at the lodge where you spend the night, while lunch is provided in between the destination at the scenic sport. If you have any allergies, please inform us in advance so that we can make the necessary preparations. In the mountains, we offer various vegan, vegetarian, and non-vegetarian foods, ranging from local organic meals to continental cuisine. If you have any questions regarding meals, hygiene, or dietary preferences, please refer to our information guide. What does the food in the Everest Base Camp trek look like?


During the Everest base camp tour, a variety of breakfast options will be available for you to choose from. These options include Tibetan bread, eggs prepared in any style, bread, paratha, set breakfast, Champa (a local porridge), porridge, muesli with milk, hot drinks, fruit salad, warm noodle soup, etc. You can select your preferred breakfast option from the menu

Lunch and Dinner:

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a highly popular trail due to its well-developed infrastructure for trail access, accommodation, and food options. Throughout the journey, you will have numerous choices for lunch and dinner. Even in places like Lukla and Namche, you can indulge in delicious bakery treats and enjoy a cup of coffee amidst breathtaking scenery. Along the route, you will find a variety of meal options catering to different dietary preferences, including vegan, vegetarian, and non-vegetarian dishes. From local Dal Bhat to continental cuisine, you will have a wide range of options to choose from, including Nepali, Indian, and Tibetan dishes. Some common food items you can expect to find include noodles, momo, Dal Bhat, roti or bread, curry, rootsy, soup, Thukpa, spaghetti, pasta, fried rice, chicken roast or grilled, pizza, spring rolls, French fries, and more.

Communications facility:

The Everest base camp trek trail offers various communication facilities that are crucial for adventure trips. These amenities are particularly useful for staying connected with friends and family, allowing you to share your experiences and post updates on social media platforms. You can choose from options such as WiFi, Everest Link, and mobile data to ensure seamless communication throughout your journey.

Internet and phone calls:

It is highly recommended that you consider purchasing a local SIM card to have access to both calling and internet services during your journey to EBC Trek. The majority of the areas you will be traveling through have excellent network coverage provided by NTC or NCELL. These providers offer reliable and reasonably priced services. To conveniently purchase a SIM card in Kathmandu, please ensure to bring a copy of your passport, a passport-size photograph, and the required amount of money.


The WiFi service offered at each lodge along the Everest Base Camp Trek route is reasonably priced. Typically, Everest Link internet covers most of the Villages. However, it may experience poor performance during periods of high user demand or inclement weather.

Charging facility:

The lodge, situated along the Everest base camp trail, provides a charging facility that operates 24 hours a day, barring any unforeseen circumstances. While hydroelectricity is accessible at lower elevations, only solar power is available at higher altitudes. However, in the event of adverse weather conditions, the charging facility may be temporarily unavailable. To ensure an uninterrupted power supply for your device, we highly recommend carrying a power bank and a multiplug during your journey.

Trekking Gear:

It is crucial to have the appropriate trekking gear to ensure a remarkable trekking experience while exploring the Himalayan terrain. We strongly recommend organizing all the necessary equipment to ensure safety and preparedness for any unforeseen weather conditions. From selecting suitable attire to packing essential items, it is essential to make proper arrangements. For detailed information, please refer to the provided link here.

Trekking guide:

The role of a trekking guide is crucial when embarking on an adventurous journey through the challenging terrain of the Himalayas. Our well-trained trekking guide possesses valuable expertise in preventing altitude sickness, extensive knowledge about the region's flora and fauna, familiarity with the local culture, and proficiency in providing first-aid services. We strongly recommend anyone planning to undertake the Everest Base Camp Trek to select a knowledgeable trekking guide and travel company for an unparalleled trekking experience. In case you decide not to avail yourself of a comprehensive package for the Everest Base Camp Trek, we urge you to consider the assistance of a professional guide to ensure safety and an exceptional journey.

Porter service:

During your adventure trek to Everest Base Camp in Nepal, we highly suggest considering the Porter service. While the decision to utilize this service is entirely up to you, we believe it can greatly enhance your journey. By entrusting a porter to carry your heavy backpack, you can alleviate the burden of weight and experience a more carefree expedition. With a lighter load, you will be able to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty that surrounds you. Although the porter service is not included in the package, we are more than happy to provide you with a friendly and reasonably priced porter if you require their assistance. It is important to note that by opting for the Porter Service, you are contributing to the well-being of less fortunate individuals and their families, as well as supporting children's education and healthcare. Typically, one porter is assigned to two travelers' backpacks, with a maximum weight allowance of 20 kg per porter. The price for the Porter Service covers their food, accommodation, insurance, transportation, and a fair salary. For a comfortable trekking experience along the rugged trail, we highly recommend considering the Porter Service.

Private Everest Base Camp Tour:

The primary focus of The Himalayan Trekking Path Company is to offer exclusive tours to various destinations, such as the renowned Everest Base Camp trek. Although private tours are typically costly to organize, we do not impose any extra charges on our clients. Our utmost priority lies in ensuring your safety, satisfaction, comfort, and flexibility throughout the journey.

Group joining:

We take full responsibility for your choice, and we are committed to providing you with the utmost assistance. We highly value your preferred style of traveling and will support you in any way you require. Our services include private tours, but we also offer the option to join a group for every destination, including Everest Base Camp. This presents a wonderful opportunity to explore new destinations with like-minded individuals, share unique experiences, and travel more cost-effectively.

Personal expenses:

You have the freedom to utilize your funds for additional amenities that are not covered in the package. These may include expenses for meals in the city, various beverages, refreshing hot showers, Wi-Fi access, laundry services, trekking gear, and souvenir items, among others. To ensure a comfortable experience during the Everest Base Camp Trek, we recommend bringing approximately USD 200 worth of Nepali currency.

Money Exchange:

During your expedition to the Everest Base Camp Trek and back by helicopter, it is essential to carry some local currency to avail of additional services. In the mountainous region, only Nepali currency is accepted; hence, it is necessary to exchange your currency for Nepali currency. Should you require assistance with this service, we would be delighted to help you.