5 Days Everest View Luxury Lodge Trek - Return by Helicopter

Everest Region
Duration5 Days
Trip GradeModerate
Maximum Altitude6364
ActivitiesTrekking & Helicopter
Group Size2
Best TimeOct-Nov and March-May

The 5 day Everest View Luxury Lodge Trek offers an unforgettable journey through the majestic Everest region of Nepal, combining breathtaking mountain vistas, cultural immersion and luxurious accommodations. This trek is designed for those seeking a shorter yet equally rewarding adventure amidst the towering peaks of the Himalayas, making it an ideal choice for travelers looking for both relaxation and excitement.

Throughout the trek, participants are treated to awe-inspiring views of Mount Everest, the highest peak on Earth, as well as other majestic mountains such as Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam. The trek provides a perfect blend of adventure, culture, and comfort, ensuring an experience that will be cherished for a lifetime. It caters to trekkers of all ages and levels, from children to beginners, offering a unique opportunity to get up close to some of the world's tallest peaks.

The journey begins with a thrilling scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, known for its dramatic landing strip nestled amidst the mountains. Upon arrival in Lukla, trekkers enjoy on their adventure, trekking towards Phakding on the same day. The trail meanders alongside the Dudh Koshi River, offering mesmerizing views of the surrounding mountains and providing insights into the local Sherpa culture and lifestyle.

Phakding serves as the first stop on the famous Everest trail, a vibrant village with traditional houses and narrow alleys. Situated at 2,652 meters above sea level, it offers a perfect opportunity to rest and soak in the spectacular scenery before continuing the journey.

The trek progresses to Namche Bazaar, the bustling main trading center of the Khumbu region and the gateway to Mount Everest. Trekkers traverse suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River and pass through picturesque villages like Jorsalle and Monjo before reaching the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. Namche Bazaar, situated at an altitude of 3,440 meters, boasts numerous shops, restaurants, and teahouses, providing a blend of traditional Sherpa culture and modern amenities.

The highlight of the trek is the luxurious Everest View Hotel, situated in the village of Khumjung. This highest-located hotel in the world offers modern amenities and stunning views of the Himalayas, providing a comfortable and relaxing retreat amidst the mountains. Trekkers can explore nearby villages, visit monasteries, and immerse themselves in the local Sherpa culture and lifestyle.

The trek concludes with a thrilling helicopter ride back to Kathmandu. The helicopter journey offers breathtaking views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks, providing a unique perspective of the Everest region's stunning landscapes. The Everest View Luxury Trek with helicopter return is the perfect choice for those short on time yet eager to experience the magnificence of the Himalayas in style and comfort.

Highlights of Everest View Luxury Lodge Trek

  • Luxurious Accommodations: The Everest View Luxury Lodge Trek promises a blend of adventure and comfort, offering luxurious accommodations amidst the stunning backdrop of the Himalayas.
  • Spectacular Mountain Vistas: Participants are treated to awe-inspiring views of Mount Everest, as well as other majestic peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam, creating an unforgettable visual experience.
  • Cultural Immersion: The trek provides insights into the local Sherpa culture and lifestyle, with opportunities to visit villages, monasteries, and interact with the Sherpa community along the way.
  • Accessible to All: Designed for trekkers of all ages and levels, including children and beginners, the trek offers a unique opportunity for anyone to experience the magnificence of the Everest region.
  • Scenic Flight and Dramatic Landing: The journey begins with a thrilling scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, known for its dramatic landing strip nestled amidst the mountains, setting the tone for the adventure ahead.
  • Traverse Through Picturesque Villages: Trekkers pass through vibrant villages like Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Jorsalle, and Monjo, each offering a glimpse into the local culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people.
  • Namche Bazaar: Serving as the bustling main trading center of the Khumbu region, Namche Bazaar provides a blend of traditional Sherpa culture and modern amenities, making it a crucial stop on the trek.
  • Luxurious Retreat at Everest View Hotel: The highlight of the trek is the luxurious Everest View Hotel in Khumjung, offering modern amenities and breathtaking views of the Himalayas, providing a comfortable retreat amidst the mountains.
  • Helicopter Return: The trek concludes with a thrilling helicopter ride back to Lukla, offering breathtaking views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks, providing a unique perspective of the Everest region's stunning landscapes.

This itinerary is ideal for a short and luxurious trek. If you prefer, you can customize the itinerary to make the trip longer or shorter according to your preferences.

Trip PlanExpand all

Your adventure begins with an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small airstrip nestled in the heart of the Himalayas. The exhilarating flight offers breathtaking views of the rugged terrain below as you soar over picturesque valleys and towering peaks. Upon arrival in Lukla, you'll meet your trekking crew and set off on the first leg of your journey.

The trek from Lukla to Phakding typically takes around 3-4 hours, covering a distance of approximately 8 kilometers. The trail meanders through lush forests of rhododendron and pine, following the Dudh Koshi River. Along the way, you'll encounter charming villages inhabited by the Sherpa people, who have inhabited this region for generations.

After a scenic trek, you'll arrive at Phakding, a tranquil village situated at an altitude of around 2,610 meters. Here, you'll settle into a luxurious lodge nestled amidst the serene surroundings of the Himalayan foothills. Enjoy a delicious dinner prepared with fresh local ingredients before retiring for the night, lulled to sleep by the soothing sounds of the river.

Max Altitude: 2860 M Meals: BreakfastAccommodation: Hotel/LodgeDuration: 3-4 hoursDistance: 8 KM

Awake to the crisp mountain air and fuel up with a hearty breakfast before continuing your journey towards Namche Bazaar, the bustling hub of the Khumbu region. The trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar is approximately 10 kilometers and takes around 6-7 hours to complete.

The trail gradually ascends, offering panoramic views of snow-capped peaks and cascading waterfalls. As you ascend higher, you'll enter Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes.

After a challenging yet rewarding trek, you'll arrive at Namche Bazaar, perched at an altitude of approximately 3,440 meters. Here, you'll check into a luxurious lodge and unwind with a hot shower and a sumptuous lunch. Spend the afternoon exploring the vibrant streets of Namche, browsing local markets, and soaking in the unique culture of the Sherpa people.

Max Altitude: 2610 M Meals: B+L+DAccommodation: Hotel/LodgeDuration: 6-7 HoursDistance: 10 KM

Today is dedicated to acclimatization, allowing your body to adjust to the altitude and reducing the risk of altitude sickness. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your lodge before embarking on a short hike to the nearby Everest View Hotel.

The hike offers stunning views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam, providing a preview of the majestic peaks you'll encounter on your journey. Return to Namche Bazaar for lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing and acclimatizing to the altitude.

Max Altitude: 3440 M Meals: B+L+DAccommodation: Hotel/lodge

After enjoying your morning meal, set off on a picturesque trek to the famous Everest View Hotel, located about 3,880 meters above sea level. The path meanders through colorful rhododendron forests and open mountain meadows, providing stunning views of the majestic Himalayan mountains all around.

Once you reach the Everest View Hotel, you'll be treated to awe-inspiring panoramas of Mt. Everest and the nearby peaks. Check in to the hotel and indulge in a tasty lunch, all while taking in the unmatched splendor of the Everest region.

Max Altitude: 3880 M Meals: B+L+DAccommodation: Hotel/LodgeDuration: 2-3 Hours

Today, you'll have an amazing adventure with a helicopter ride to Everest Base Camp, which sits about 5,364 meters high. Feel the excitement as you fly over the stunning Himalayas towards this famous base camp, surrounded by tall mountains and huge ice formations.

When you land at Everest Base Camp, take your time to explore and enjoy the breathtaking views. Take photos with Mt. Everest in the background before flying back to Kathmandu in the helicopter.

Back in Kathmandu, you'll be taken to your hotel to unwind and think back on the incredible journey to Everest. Share stories and enjoy a special dinner as you remember the unforgettable moments and new friends you've made along the way.

Max Altitude: 5364 M Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
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  • Flight to Lukla: Your adventure begins with an exhilarating early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, providing breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape.
  • Trekking Crew: Upon arrival in Lukla, you'll be greeted by a professional trekking crew who will accompany you throughout your journey, ensuring your safety and comfort.
  • Accommodation: Luxurious lodge accommodation will be provided during the trek, offering comfortable amenities amidst the serene surroundings of the Himalayan foothills.
  • Meals: Enjoy delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner prepared with fresh local ingredients, providing the energy you need for your trekking adventures.
  • Guided Trek: Experienced guides will lead you along the trekking trails, providing insights into the local culture, geography and wildlife of the Everest region.
  • Porter: strong porter provided who can carry 25KG easily (2 clients 1 porter)
  • National Park Fees: Entrance fees to Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, are included in the itinerary.
  • Helicopter Flight: Experience the thrill of a helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp, offering unparalleled views of the Himalayas and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit this iconic destination.
  • Transfer: Upon your return to Kathmandu, you'll be transferred to your hotel for a well-deserved rest, reflecting on the unforgettable experiences of your Everest adventure.
  • Permits: all kind of trekking permits are provided
  • International Flights: The itinerary does not include international flights to and from Kathmandu.
  • Personal Expenses: Any additional expenses such as souvenirs, beverages, or personal snacks are not included in the package.
  • Travel Insurance: It is recommended to purchase travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances, including medical emergencies and trip cancellations.
  • Tips: Gratuities for guides, porters, and trekking crew are not included and are at your discretion.
  • Optional Activities: Any optional activities or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary are not included in the package.
  • Additional Accommodation: Any accommodation required before or after the trekking dates in Kathmandu is not included in the package.
  • Additional Meals: Meals not specified in the itinerary, such as snacks or beverages during treks, are not included.
  • Personal Gear: Trekking gear such as hiking boots, trekking poles, and appropriate clothing is not included and should be arranged by participants prior to the trip.

By providing these inclusions and exclusions, travelers can better prepare for their Everest adventure and ensure a memorable and hassle-free experience in the Himalayas.

Essential Information


During the Lukla to Hotel Everest View Hotel trekking, you'll encounter varying terrain and weather conditions. Here's a list of essential equipment you'll need to ensure a comfortable and safe trek:

Trekking Boots: Sturdy and waterproof trekking boots with good ankle support are essential for navigating uneven terrain and providing stability.

Backpack: A durable backpack with padded shoulder straps and a hip belt to distribute weight evenly. It should be large enough to carry your essentials, such as water, snacks, extra layers, and personal items.

Clothing Layers:

  • Moisture-Wicking Base Layers: Lightweight, breathable, and moisture-wicking tops and bottoms to regulate body temperature and keep you dry.
  • Insulating Layers: Fleece jackets or down jackets to provide warmth during colder temperatures.
  • Waterproof Jacket and Pants: A waterproof and windproof jacket and pants to protect against rain, snow, and wind.
  • Trekking Pants: Lightweight and quick-drying pants for comfort and mobility during the trek.
  • T-shirts: Moisture-wicking t-shirts for layering and comfort.
  • Undergarments: Moisture-wicking and quick-drying underwear and socks to prevent chafing and blisters.


  • Sun Hat: Wide-brimmed or baseball cap to shield your face and eyes from the sun.
  • Warm Hat: Fleece or wool hat to retain heat in colder temperatures.
  • Sunglasses: Polarized sunglasses with UV protection to reduce glare from snow and ice.
  • Gloves: Waterproof and insulated gloves or mittens to protect your hands from cold temperatures and wind chill.

Sleeping Bag: A warm and lightweight sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures to ensure a comfortable night's sleep in the lodges.

Trekking Poles: Adjustable trekking poles for stability and support, especially during steep ascents and descents.

Water Bottle or Hydration System: Insulated water bottle or hydration bladder to stay hydrated during the trek. Consider bringing a water purification method such as water purification tablets or a filtration system.

Snacks: High-energy snacks such as trail mix, energy bars, nuts and dried fruits to fuel your trekking adventures.

Personal Hygiene Items: Basic toiletries such as toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, hand sanitizer, wet wipes, and toilet paper.

First Aid Kit: Basic first aid supplies including adhesive bandages, antiseptic wipes, blister treatments, pain relievers, and any personal medications.

Sunscreen and Lip Balm: High SPF sunscreen and lip balm with SPF to protect your skin from sunburn and chapped lips at high altitudes.

Headlamp or Flashlight: A lightweight and waterproof headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries for navigating in low-light conditions or during early morning starts.

Camera: Optional but recommended for capturing the stunning landscapes and memorable moments during your trek.

Personal Identification and Documents: Carry a copy of your passport, travel insurance, trekking permits, and emergency contact information in a waterproof pouch.

Why With Us?
  • Unmatched Scenery: Experience unparalleled views of Mount Everest and other towering Himalayan peaks throughout the trek.

  • Luxurious Accommodations: Enjoy upscale lodges and the renowned Everest View Hotel, offering comfort amidst stunning landscapes.

  • Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in Sherpa culture, visiting local villages and monasteries along the way.

  • Time Efficiency: Perfect for those with limited time, combining a short trek with a helicopter return to Kathmandu.

  • Unique Helicopter Experience: Conclude your adventure with a scenic helicopter ride, providing aerial views of the Himalayas that are simply unforgettable.