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Everest Base Camp Trek by Helicopter - 10 days

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EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK BY HELICOPTER

Trip Facts

Area: Everest Base Camp Trekking

Activities: Trekking and sightseeing

Accommodation: Lodge

Starting and ending points: Lukla to Gorekshep

Maximum altitude of Trekking: 5,545mt

Duration of the Trekking: 08 Days

Duration of the Trip: 10 Days

Grade: Moderate/ strenuous

Best Season: October-December and March- May

Trip Highlights

  • Trekking to Everest Base Camp & Hike to Kalapatthar at 5545 meters for magnificent views of world’s highest Himalayan range including Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and many more others snow capped peaks in Everest region.
  • Trek through world’s highest national park - Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park in Namche which is getaway to Everest Trekking. Opportunity to encounter rare and endangered species of wildlife animals such as Himalayan Blue-Sheep, Himalayan Thar, Musk Deer, Ghoral, Snow Leopard and several species of birds.
  • Journey starts with a scenic flight to world adventure airport Lukla and ends with a helicopter flight from Gorakshep back to Kathmandu. Enjoy the scenic mountain flight for a life time experience.
  • Experience the warm and friendly Sherpa culture in the midst of world's towering mountains.

  • Overview
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This incredible Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is designed for the adventurers who want to make their dream of going to the Everest base camp but do not have long enough time to do it all on foot, Everest Heli Trek is a good option for them. They will pick up from Gorekshep its last rest point of the Everest Base Camp Trek and drop to the Pheriche again back to Gorekshep and pick up others people and collect from the Pheriche and fly to Kathmandu, One Heli can carry about 5 Person.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is an amazing combination of adventure and luxury of flying back all the way from close to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world by helicopter with amazing views of the Khumbu valley with Sherpa villages

During on this Everest Base Camp Trek by Helicopter from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp after 188 km drive from Kathmandu to Jiri. This is one of the oldest Trekking trail provides, you will be trekking all the way up to the base camp from Lukla after flying in there by fixed wing aircraft and you will enjoy all the highlights of the Everest Khumbu region. You will have every opportunity to enjoy the serene mountain, Sherpa culture, Sherpa Village monastery visit, flora and Fauna highlights while you hike up along the main Everest Trekking trail.

The Everest Base Camp Trek by Helicopter also famous for anniversary or birthday celebrate. We can make this trip in 10 days.

Outline Itinerary

24 March Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel

25 March Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804mt) 40 m flight and trek to Phakding (2610m) – 3 hours trekking

26 March Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar Overnight at hotel (3441mt) – 5 hours trekking

27 March Day 04: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

28 March Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazar to Tyangboche Overnight at hotel (3860mt) – 5 hours trekking

29 March Day 06: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche Overnight at hotel (4360mt) – 5 hours trekking

30 March Day 07:Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910mt) – 5 hours trekking

31 March Day 08: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5100Mt). In the afternoon visit Everest Base Camp (5365mt) and back to Gorakshep Overnight at hotel – 8 hours trekking

01 April Day 09: Hike up to Kalapatthar (5545m) and back to the hotel, after breakfast Take a Helicopter and flight to Kathmandu (45m Flight)

02 April Day 10: Final Departure to your Home Country

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel

Representatives from Himalaya Trekking Team will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival. Then they will transfer you to the hotel for one overnight stay.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804mt) 40 m flight and trek to Phakding (2610m) – 3 hours trekking

Today we will escort you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Airport for a morning Lukla flight. During the flight, you can see very green places and white mountains. After a 40-minute flight, we arrive at Lukla Airport, also called Tenzing-Hillary Airport. Upon arrival at Lukla we will meet other members of the Himalaya Trekking Team. After some tea, coffee and packing we will start our trek through Chaurikharka village and descend towards Dudhkoshi Ghat and Phakding. Enjoy your free time in the popular stopping point Phakding.

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar Overnight at hotel (3441mt) – 5 hours trekking

After breakfast, we will walk through a beautiful pine forest. The track leads us along the Dudhkoshi river via many suspension bridges to Monjo, about two hours away. Today we can see the wonderful prospect of the glistening Mt Thamserku (6618m). We come to the check post and entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. After the check post we will pass the last village of Jorsale before reaching  Namche Bazaar. After pass the Jorsalle village, we will follow the Dudhkoshi river for half an hour and again cross a suspension bridge. We walk all the way up to Namche Bazaar for a couple of hours, which is well known as the capital of Khumbu region. Large Sherpa village of Khumbu.

Day 04: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Today is our acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.  After breakfast, we make a short excursion around Namche Bazaar which is the main centre of the Everest region and a big Sherpa village of the Khumbu region. There are government offices, ATM, Internet, Shops and many bakeries. Our guide will take you to visit the Sagarmatha National Park Headquarters and Everest View Hotel for a panoramic view of many white peaks. Visit the Sherpa museum for an overview of traditional Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering.

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazar to Tyangboche Overnight at hotel (3860mt) – 5 hours trekking

After breakfast in Namche we start our trek to Tyanboche enjoying superb views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and a very close view of Thamsarku. After crossing the Dudhkoshi river, it will be a slightly challenging to walk to Tyanboche for about one and half hours as the trails leads up hill. After walking uphill you will be right in the Tyangboche village which is known as one of the most beautiful places in the Khumbu Region. In Namche there is the largest Buddhist monastery of the Khumbu region. From the monastery we can see a panoramic view of the beautiful Mountains: Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku.

Day 06: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche Overnight at hotel (4360mt) – 5 hours trekking

After breakfast in Tangboche we start our trek down to Diboche village through the rhododendron forest. We cross the suspension bridge of Imja Khola and climb to Pangboche past almost thousands of Mani stones. After that we arrive at the beautiful village of Pangboche. Enjoy a great opportunity to observe a typical Sherpa village. In Pangboche there is one of the oldest monasteries in this area. Our uphill trail continues to Dingboche with spectacular views of Lhotse, Island Peak & Ama Dablam. The afternoon trek will be a little difficult due to the landscape giving way to dry and deserted mountainous terrain. After 5 hours walk from Tyanboche we finally arrive in Dingboche. This is also the gateway to Chukung Village and Islang peak.

Day 07:Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910mt) – 5 hours trekking

Today we will have breakfast as soon as possible because the trek will  gradually be more challenging due to the higher altitude, The trail passes through Dusa & Phulong Karpo. The trail gives you a wonderful opportunity to enjoy Chola Lake and breathtaking views of Mt Pumori. One hour of uphill climb from Dughla brings us to Dugh-La Pass 4620m, there is a memorial sutpa dedicated to the climbers and trekkers who lost their lives to Everest over the years. From the pass Everest Base Camp Trek now winds on the trail beside the  Khumbu Glacier for almost an hour  to Lobuche. From Lobuche we can see the best views of Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Pumari and Nuptse. Overnight at Lobuche.

Day 08: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5100Mt). In the afternoon visit Everest Base Camp (5365mt) and back to Gorakshep Overnight at hotel – 8 hours trekking

After having breakfast early in the morning, we continue our trek to Gorekshep. The first hour of the trek today is an easy walk on the level trail. Then we climb up for 25 minutes or so followed by next thirty minutes of easy hike to catch the glacial moraines of Mt. Pumori all the way to Gorakshep. Today we will finally take you to your destination. After checking in at the lodge we will have lunch then continue to hike up the Everest Base Camp. The trek to Everest Base Camp is not very difficult, however we ascend and descend mostly on a glacier path. Everest Base Camp is really beautiful. We can enjoy the amazing view of Nuptse, Khumbuste & Pumori mountains from the base camp.  During the spring season, all the climbers gather in Everest Base Camp with colorful tents can be seen as if we are in snowy tents park. After exploring the Everest Base Camp we return back to Gorekshep.

Day 09: Hike up to Kalapatthar (5545m) and back to the hotel, after breakfast Take a Helicopter and flight to Kathmandu (45m Flight)

Today early morning we start our hiking to catch the dramatic views from Kala Pathar. From here you can achieve the greatest moment of the journey full of excitement and satisfaction as soon as you reach the top of the big black rock. The view is superb including close up view of Mount Everest and base camp down to the Valley. It is almost beyond your imagination. From here you can see the Khumbu glacier along more than 20 high mountains. After visiting Kala Pathar we will descend to Gorekshep. After breakfast in Gorekshep we take a Helicopter and back to Kathmandu with panoramic view of Himalaya range.

Day 10: Final Departure to your Home Country

Our Company Representative from Himalaya Trekking Team will drip you on the airport before 3 hours your departure time.

Cost Includes

  • Pick up and drop transport as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 2 Night 3 Star Level hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan
  •  Accommodation and three meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) a day during the trekking
  • Trekking guide and porters
  • National parks’ fees, TIMS card and government royalties
  • Insurance of our trekking staff members
  • Kathmandu to Lukla Flight and from Gorekshep to Kathmandu by Helicopter
  • Sleeping bags
  • Trekking map
  • First Aid Kit
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Excludes

  • International air ticket, airport tax and Nepal visa fees
  • Travel insurance and the cost of medical services of tourists
  • All kinds of cloth and personal trekking equipment
  • Other personal expenses 
  • Beverages, i.e. mineral water, beer, Coke, Fanta etc. during the trek
  • Tips for staff

March, 2018

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Eerest Base Camp (EBC)

(5/5)

Recently compleated EBC trek with Himalaya Trekking Team . Our guide Guru was very caring and the overally experiance was amazing. Very professional company to book tours with, and we highly recommend them.

Everest Base Camp Trek by Helicopter - 10 days
2017-10-10

EBC Helicopter Trip

(5/5)

Pleasant trip with enthusiastic guides. We were warmly welcome throughout the whole journey and the our safety has been put as 1st priority. Every stop was well planned and well taken care of! I'll join this team again for my next Himalayan trekking trip in future.




Everest Base Camp Trek by Helicopter - 10 days
2017-06-05

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