Everest Luxury Trek for Senior Citizen

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Trip Highlights

  • Trip Code:NHA116
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:5 Days
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Best Time:Sep to Dec And Jan To May
  • Max Elevation:5545 M
  • Start Point:Kathmandu
  • End Point:Kathmamdu
  • Max Group Size:15
  • Accommodation:Luxury Lodge
  • Transportation:By Plane/Helicopters

Trip Highlights

  •  Spectacular natural beauty, including majestic Himalayas, lush forests, and serene rivers.
  • Trekking Experience with Helicopter Ride to Mount Everest/Heli Back.
  • Specially designed for Senior Citizens 
  • Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathhar offers unparalleled views of the Himalayas and a unique perspective of the region.
  • Experience that allows senior citizens to immerse themselves in the local culture and witness the traditional way of life in the region.
  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  •  The sight of the world’s tallest mountain towering above them.
  •  Offers a unique insight into the Sherpa culture and religion.
  •  Stunning views of the glacier’s ice formation and frozen waterfalls on their way to Everest Base Camp.

Tour Overview

The Everest Luxury trek for Senior Citizens. Everest luxury trek for senior citizens is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the stunning beauty of the Himalayas up close. The tour starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a trek to Phakding, Monjo, and Namche Bazaar and a helicopter flight to the Everest Base Camp and Kalapathhar, where you can witness the unique Sherpa culture, beautiful Sherpa villages giving you a glimpse of their way of life, rhododendron forests, and explore the natural beauty of Nepal along with the beautiful mountains providing an unparalleled view of the world’s tallest mountains, Mt. Everest, glaciers and relaxing views.

The Everest region in Nepal is one of the most spectacular destinations for trekking, attracting thousands of adventure enthusiasts every year. While some trekkers undertake the challenging trek, others may not have the physical stamina or time to complete the entire trek. For such individuals, a short hike to Everest view Hotel is an excellent option to experience the beauty of the region without having to commit a long and arduous trek. Short hike to the Everest view Hotel, where you can eyewitness the wonderful views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks including Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and Mt. Kangtega is the highlight of the tour.  

Helicopter Ride Experience

The tour also includes a helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar, which takes you over the Khumbu region of Nepal, which is home to some of the highest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest. The helicopter flight to EBC and Kalapathhar provides a unique and panoramic view of the Himalayan range, which is difficult to match from any other vantage point. It is also a convenient way to reach to the base camp and Kalapathhar without having to spend days or weeks trekking to these destinations.

The helicopter flies over the Khumbu Glacier, the highest glacier in the world, and Everest Base Camp (5,364 m). The helicopter takes you to Kalapathhar, a viewpoint located at an altitude of 5,545 meters, which offers a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view of the Himalayan range where you will land and look around, take pictures, and enjoy the views surrounded by mountains all around you for about 20 minutes.

The trek is not too much challenging yet rewarding, and the view of Mount Everest from Everest base camp is a surreal moment that senior citizens will cherish forever. The trek is the perfect blend of adventure, culture, and natural beauty, making it an unforgettable experience for anyone who undertakes it.

Detail Itinerary

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be greeted at the airport and after your pick up you will be transferred to your hotel. After an early breakfast, you will board a plane for a scenic flight to Lukla (2,800 m) for about 30 minutes. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is an adventure in itself as the runway is located on a steep cliff and the flight offers a stunning views of the Himalayas.

Once you arrive in Lukla, you can start your trek towards Phakding, located at an altitude of 2,651 meters, which is about 2 to 3 hours hike from Lukla. The trail will take you through small Sherpa villages, lush forests, and along the Dudh Koshi River. Along the way, you’ll pass through several suspension bridges that are hanging over the river, offering great views of the surrounding landscape. You may also encounter some wildlife, such as the Himalayan Thar, a type of mountain goat that is native to the region. You will spend your first night in the guesthouse/teahouse in Phakding where you can rest, have a warm meal, and acclimatize to the altitude.

On day 2 of your trek, you’ll continue along the trail toward Monjo, which is located at an altitude of 2,650 meters. The trek from Phakding to Monjo takes around 4 hours to complete. The trail will take you through small villages and alongside the Dudh Koshi River. You’ll pass through the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park, which is a protected area in the Himalayas and home to many rare species of flora and fauna.

As you continue along the trail, you’ll start to get a glimpse of the majestic peaks of the Himalayas in the distance. Monjo is a small village with a few shops and restaurants, and it’s a great place to spend more time and explore the local area. Furthermore, it’s also a good idea to take short walks around the village to help your body acclimatize to the higher altitude. Overnight at the guesthouse/teahouses.

You’ll be heading towards Namche Bazaar, which is located at an altitude of 3,440 meters. The trek from Monjo to Namche Bazaar takes around 5 to 6 hours to complete. The trail will continue along the Dudh Koshi River and gradually incline as you ascend toward Namche Bazaar. You’ll pass through several small villages and cross over several suspension bridges along the way.

As you get closer to Namche Bazaar, you’ll start to get a better view of the Himalayan peaks, including Mount Everest. Namche Bazaar is a bustling town with many shops, restaurants, and guesthouses. You can spend the day exploring the town and visiting the local markets and shops. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

You will take a short hike to the Everest View Hotel, which is located at an altitude of 3,880 meters. The hike takes about 2 hours. The trail takes you through forests and along ridges with stunning views of Himalayas. You’ll also pass through several small villages and see the local way of life in the region.

The Everest View Hotel is located in a stunning location with panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, including Mount Everest. You can enjoy a warm drink or a meal at the hotel’s restaurant and soak in the breathtaking views.

The hotel is located in a strategic location on a ridge with unobstructed views of the mountains, making it one of the best viewpoints in the region. On a clear day, you can see Mount Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, and other peaks in the region. The view is especially spectacular during sunrise and sunset, as the golden light illuminates the peaks and creates a stunning visual display. Overnight at Everest View Hotel.

On day 5 of your trek, you’ll take a helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathaar before returning to Kathmandu. This is an exhilarating experience that allows you to see the beauty of the region from a unique perspective and up close.

The helicopter will take off from Everest View Hotel and fly over the Khumbu region, providing stunning aerial views of the Himalayan peaks, including Mount Everest. You will fly over the Everest Base Camp (5,364 m) and Kalapathhar, which is a popular viewpoint located at an altitude of 5,545 meters. From here, you’ll have an incredible view of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks.

After taking in the views, the helicopter will return to Kathmandu, taking the end of your trekking adventure. This is a great way to experience the beauty of the Everest region in a short amount of time and is perfect for those who may not have the time or ability to complete a full trek.

Overall, this itinerary offers a good balance of trekking and sightseeing opportunities, and is a great way to experience the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Everest region in a relatively short amount of time.

Cost Includes

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) with tea/coffee and accommodation during the trek.(3 Cup of tea in a day)
  • KTM_LUKLA Flight Ticket For Clients. 
  • KTM_LUKLA_KTM Flight Ticket For Guide.
  • Comprehensive insurance for the guide and porter.
  • Knowledgeable, licensed, and friendly English-speaking guide.
  • Trekking permits (ACAP) and TIMS fees.
  • First aid kit carried by the guide.
  • Achievement certificate after your trips.
  • Government taxes and company service charges.
  • The best available shared twin accommodation in lodges during the trek.
  • A strong local porter to help the trekkers carry the luggage during the trekking time. (1 porter for 2 trekkers)

Cost Excludes

  •  Accommodation in Kathmandu is not included, but you have the option to choose your own hotel.
  • International airfare is not included in the package.
  • Visa charges are not contained within the package price.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver are not counted in.
  • It is highly suggested that you get your travel insurance that assurances emergency helicopter rescue and other medical expenses.

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Additional Info

Tips for Everest Trek 5 days

  • Make sure to bring warm clothing and a good sleeping bag, as temperature can drop considerably at night.
  • Stay hydrated and take it slow to escape altitude sickness.
  • Pack light and bring only the basics, as you will be carrying your own gear (or you can hire a potter too as per your convenience.)
  • Hire a potter to make the trek easier as it will be helpful for you to walk without loads.
  • Take your time: The trek is a challenging journey, so it’s important to take your time and pace yourself. Don’t rush through the trek and take regular breaks to rest.
  • Prepare for altitude sickness: Altitude sickness is a common problem for trekkers in the Everest area. Make sure to drink plenty of water and take medication if necessary.
  • Enjoy the journey to the fullest: The Everest Luxury Trek is an once-in-a-lifetime experience, so make sure to enjoy and relish the journey and take in the stunning scenery along the way. 
  • You must have minimum 1 days extra time for trekking.


The Everest Luxury Trek is considered to be a moderately difficult trek as it involves trekking at high altitude with some steep ascents and descents. However, with proper physical fitness and acclimatization, it is achievable.

On the other hand, it includes a helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp and Kalapathhar, which saves time and energy while providing spectacular aerial views of the world’s highest mountain and other various surrounding mountains too. Additionally, the trek starts with a relatively short and easy trek from Lukla to Phakding, allowing trekkers to gradually acclimatize or get used to the altitude.


To trek to the Everest region of Nepal, you will need to obtain several permits which will be provided by Nepal Hiking Adventure team.

These include:

  1. TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management System) card: This is a card that provided information about trekkers and their itineraries. It is mandatory for all trekkers in Nepal.
  2. Sagarmatha National Park Permit: To enter the Sagarmatha National Park, which is a protected area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  3. Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit: This permit is required to trek through the Khumbu region, which includes popular destinations such as Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Everest Base Camp.

Accommodation and food:

Accommodation and food options are readily available along the trekking route in the Everest region.

Teahouses, also known as lodges, are the most common form of accommodation and are available in almost every villages. These teahouses offer basic amenities. However, the quality and comfort level of the accommodation can vary depending on the location and altitude.

As for food, most teahouses have a menu with a variety of dishes, including Nepali and Western-style food. The menu typically includes options such as dal bhat (a traditional Nepali meal of rice, lentil soup, and vegetables. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and bottled water are also available for purchase.

It is recommended to eat vegetarian food during the trek to avoid the risk of foodborne disease. Additionally, it is important to stay hydrated and carry water purification tablets or a water filter to ensure safe drinking water.


To reach the Everest region of Nepal, the most common mode of transportation is by flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which is a scenic 30-minute flight. From Lukla, the trekking route to the Everest region is on foot. Porters will carry your heavy backpacks and trekking equipment. Additionally, helicopter for Everest Base Camp and Kalapathhar scenic tour of various mountains, including Mt. Everest.

Most Common FAQs

The best time to trek to the Everest region is during the autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) seasons when the weather is clear and stable, and the skies are generally free of clouds.

While trekking to Everest Base Camp requires a good level of physical fitness and endurance, it is possible for senior citizens to complete the trek with proper preparation and care. Age should not be a barrier for those who wish to experience the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Everest region. Senior citizens who are in good health and are physically active can undertake the trek with a few extra precautions and consideration.

Altitude sickness is a concern on the trek as the altitude gradually increases along the trekking route. It is important to take proper precautions such as acclimatization days, staying hydrated, and following a slow and steady pace to avoid altitude sickness.

The cost of trekking from Everest Base Camp to Everest Base Camp can vary depending on factors such as the duration of the trek, the type of accommodation, and the mode of transportation. Generally, a trek to Everest Base Camp can cost anywhere from $1000 to $3000 USD per person.

The trek to Everest Base Camp typically takes around 12-14 days, including acclimatization days. However, the duration of the trek can vary conditional on the trekker’s pace, the chosen route, and your interest in days to trek.

Accommodation on the trek to Everest Base Camp ranges from basic teahouses to more luxurious lodges. The lodges and teahouses provide basic amenities such as shared bathrooms and communal dining areas. It is important to note that accommodation options can be limited during peak trekking seasons.

Indeed, you can take a helicopter to Everest Base Camp. You will fly over the Everest Base Camp and you will have a sight of beautiful high mountains like Mount Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, and other peaks in the region. However, landing at Everest Base Camp is not possible because commercial flights don’t have permission for landing in Everest Base Camp. Only the rescue flight can land at the Everest Base Camp.