Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Heli Tour

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Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake Heli Tour


8 Days

Tour Type



Everest Base Camp and Gokyo


 Duration: 8 days
 Trip Grade: Moderate
 Best Season: March-May, Sep-Dec
 Altitude: 5545m
 Activity: Trekking/Hiking/Aerial
 Group Size: 2-5

Embark on an exhilarating 8-day Everest Base Camp heli tour with Gokyo Lakes in Nepal. Commencing with Kathmandu's World Heritage Sites, the journey features a brief trek in the renowned Everest region. The helicopter adventure soars over Everest Base Camp, Gokyo Lakes, and Kala Patthar, allowing us to pause and absorb the rich Himalayan surroundings. Kala Patthar offers stunning views, including Everest, while Gokyo showcases pristine emerald lakes. The helicopter ride also treats us to panoramic vistas of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and more. Ideal for those craving the Everest experience with limited time, the 'Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes Tour by Heli' combines the thrill of a helicopter ride with a two-day trek on historic trails treaded by legends like Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu and Patan Sightseeing

Day 03: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazar

Day 05: Namche Bazaar - Acclimatization Day

Day 06: Heli Tour of Everest Base Camp, Gokyo Lakes, and Kala Patthar

Day 07: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 08: Final Departure


Day 1

Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, our representative will warmly welcome and transfer us to our hotel. After checking in, we can freshen up and relax. In the evening, AAN will host a welcome dinner. 

Elevation: 1400m./4600 ft
Day 2

Explore the cultural treasures of Kathmandu and Patan. Visit Pashupatinath Temple, a significant Hindu pilgrimage site, and Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple. Bouddhanath Stupa, one of the world's largest stupas, is another highlight. In Patan, a World Heritage Site, discover the medieval charm of Patan Durbar Square with its courtyards, temples, and exquisite architecture. Don't miss the Patan Museum for a deeper insight into the city's heritage.

Elevation: 1400m./4600 ft
Day 3

Begin the day with an early morning flight to Lukla, the gateway to Everest. Board a Twin Otter plane for a scenic journey. Upon reaching Lukla, meet the trekking team and commence the trek. The trail descends gradually to Cheplung village, offering views of the sacred and unclimbed Mt. Khumbila. Continuing our descent, we reach Phakding. 

Elevation: 2,800m/9,187ft
Distance: 8 km
Hiking: 3-4 hours
Day 4

Navigating through a pine forest, our journey takes us north along the Benkar valley trail, crossing Dudh Koshi River and traversing Chumoa and Monjo villages before reaching the entrance of Everest National Park. After crossing a suspension bridge, we pass through Jorsale village, walking alongside the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. Ascending a steep trail, we arrive at Namche Bazaar, the largest town in the Everest region, for an overnight stay.

Elevation: 3,438m/11,280ft
Distance: 11KM
Hiking: 5-6 Hrs
Day 5

Dedicate a day to acclimatize to the high altitude in Namche Bazaar. Explore the town, equipped with government offices, ATMs, internet cafes, shops, and a vibrant market. Opt for a hike to Sagarmatha National Park for a sunrise spectacle over the Himalayas, featuring Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kongde. For those seeking a day hike, venture to Khumjung village. Visit the Hillary School and a monastery, home to a mysterious yeti scalp.

Elevation: 3,438m/11,280ft
Day 6

Prepare for the highlight of our journey as we embark on an exhilarating heli tour of Everest and the Himalayas. Starting after breakfast in Namche Bazaar, our helicopter adventure takes us to Everest Base Camp, Gokyo Lakes, and Kala Patthar. The majestic views from Kala Patthar include the mighty Everest, offering an awe-inspiring sight. In Gokyo, savor the beauty of pristine emerald Gokyo Lakes and witness the stunning landscapes of Khumbu Valley, Khumbu Glacier, and the Icefall region.Todays we stay in beautiful town of Lukla.

Elevation: 5,545m/18,193ft
Distance: 11KM
Hiking: 5-6 Hrs
Day 7

Catch an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, take the opportunity to rest and relax. If there's a particular place you wish to visit before heading home tomorrow, feel free to explore. In the evening, join a farewell dinner to commemorate the successful completion of our journey.

Elevation: 1,350m/4,429ft
Day 8

Conclude our memorable adventure in Nepal today. A representative from AAN will provide transportation to Tribhuwan International Airport, ensuring we arrive well on scheduled flight. Safe travels and farewell to the enchanting landscapes of Nepal !


1.  Accommodation:

Accommodation in city as per booking on twin sharing basis.

3 Nights Hotel in Kathmandu.

4 Nights accommodation in the trek.

2. Meals:

Meals on BB Plan in city area.

Full-board meals throughout the trek, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Local and international cuisine options to cater to various preferences.

3. Transportation:

International and Domestic Airport transfers

           Domestic Air Tickets.

           Helicopter Flight

           All necessary ground transportation during the trek.

4. Professional Guide and Porter:

Experienced and knowledgeable trekking guide.

Porter service for carrying trekking equipment, allowing travelers to focus on the journey.

5. Permits and Fees:

TIMS ( Trekkers Information Management System)

Sagarmatha National Park Conservation Area Permit.

Local Area permit.

6. Safety Measures:

Comprehensive first aid kit and emergency medical evacuation arrangements.

Experienced staff trained in altitude sickness prevention and response.

7. Cultural Experience:

Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, exploring cultural and historical Landmarks.

Opportunities to interact with local communities and learn about their traditions.

8. Scenic Route:

Fly above picturesque landscapes, including terraced fields, rhododendron 

forests, traditional villages, Glaciers and Rivers.

Panoramic views of Mount Everest Ranges.

9. Flexible Itinerary:

Well-planned trekking itinerary with acclimatization days to ensure a safe and 

enjoyable experience.

Flexibility to accommodate changes due to weather conditions or unexpected events.

10. Group Activities:

Group activities and bonding opportunities during the trek.

Group celebration upon reaching Annapurna Base Camp.



1. International Flights:
                International Flight cost is not included in the package.
2. Personal Expenses:
                Expenses such as additional meals, beverages, snacks, and personal items.Tips 
                for guides and porters.
3. Travel Insurance:
               Travelers are responsible for obtaining their own travel insurance covering 
               medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and other unforeseen events.
4. Nepal Visa:
               The cost of obtaining a visa for Nepal is not included in the package.
5. Optional Activities:
              Optional excursions or activities not specified in the itinerary.
6. Equipment Rental:
             Rental costs for trekking gear, if needed, are not included.
7. Additional Accommodations:
            Accommodations in Kathmandu before or after the scheduled itinerary are not 
8. Charges for Extra Services:
            Any additional services not mentioned in the itinerary may incur extra charges.
9. Medical Expenses:
            Expenses related to pre-existing medical conditions and Medications are not 
10. Natural Calamities:
            Unforeseen events such as natural disasters, political unrest, or any 
             circumstances beyond the tour operator's control.

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