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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek - 7 Days

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek
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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is the shortest and adventurous trekking package specially design for short time trekkers.  The heli riding back package takes you to the classical trekking route till the Everest Base Camp and escapes the repeating the same route while returning. It will offers an exciting views of mountain peaks with unique Sherpa culture within 7 days.

Flying to Lukla from Kathmandu, staying in luxury lodges available in the route with comfortable service exploring the mountains and people within short period of time is the major highlights of this trip. This trekking starts from Lukla and end in Gorakshep than Heli flight back to Kathmandu by charter helicopter.  Everest base camp trek route is very famous in Khumbu region. Trek continue up to Namche Bazaar, Tengboche (famous monastery), into the Khumjung village, Everest Base camp than Heli flight out to Kathmandu.  Namche Bazaar has a very nice settlement of Sherpa people and trade mark.  This trek is best suited for those who want get a proud to reach in EBC and have limited time. This trek offer the excellent views of the Mountains with the glimpse of Sherpa villages, their homes and monasteries.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,860m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m)

Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Day 03: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m)

Day 04: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m)

Day 05: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m)

Day 06: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,300m) and Back to Gorakshep (5,170m)

Day 07: Fly from Gorakshep to Kathmandu (1,400m)

Day 1
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,860m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m)

After meeting all the crew members we will take a domestic flight from Tribhuwan International Airport to Lukla which is a scenic flight of about 40 minutes. After reaching Lukla, we will have a lunch and start to ascent toward the mountainside on the left side of Dudhkoshi River. After climbing for a while the trail rewards us with the glorious views of Mount Kusum Kangru (6,367m), Nupla (5.885m) and the Kwongde Mountain Range. After having some more easy ascent we will reach today’s destination i.e. Phakding. If you have still enough stamina we recommend you to walk further to monjo (it takes about 90 minutes only), so that you will have a good start for the steep ascent of the next day.

Overnight in Phakding

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals Included- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2
Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

After having the breakfast in Phakding/Monjo, we will start our trek through the north of Dudh Koshi valley. A short easy walk leads us to entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. After showing the permits we will continue to ascent up towards the beautiful village Jorsale. The trail is blessed with immense natural beauties. If you trek in autumn you can find the trail blanketed with red Rhododendrons and the lush forest with chirping sound of birds will make your trip more exciting. After passing the Jorsale village you will have first glimpse of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Thamserku and Kusum Kangru. After some more ascent we will reach the beautiful village of Namche.

Overnight in Namche

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals Included- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m), approx. 5 hours walk

After having breakfast in Namche Bazaar, we will continue our further trek towards Tengboche. First we will follow a short steep trail which leads us to beautiful villages of Kenjuma and Sanasa. Continuing from there we will pass through beautiful trail having the great scenario of forests and diverse landscapes. After climbing to Tengboche we will visit very famous Buddhist Monastery of the trail. From the top of the hill we can also have the wonderful views of gigantic peaks including Amadablam, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and many other Himalayan ranges.

Overnight in Tengboche

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals Included- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4
Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m), approx. 5 hours walk

As we trek upwards the trek itself becomes more difficult and more challenging. We will start our trip in early morning and head towards north crossing the Dudhkoshi River on a suspension bridge. We will then pass through the lush forest of Rhododendron, birches and conifers. After some ascent we will reach Dingboche which offers us great views of cultivated lands and Himalayan Landscapes.

Overnight in Dingboche

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals Included- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5
Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m), approx. 5 hours walk

After having breakfast in the morning, we will climb moraine of Khumbu region after passing through the small and beautiful village Pherinche. The trail rewards us with astounding views of Mt. Ama Dablam, Tawache, Pokalde and the great wall of Nuptse. On the trail we can observe many beautifully sculptured chortens which will make our trip more exciting. After walking for approximately 5 hours, we will reach beautiful village of Lobuche.

Overnight in Lobuche

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals Included- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6
Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,300m) and Back to Gorakshep (5,170m)

Today is the day to reach our final Destination i.e. Everest Base Camp. As we have our breakfast, we will start our trip toward the EBC. From the way we can have many mesmerizing glimpses of gigantic peaks. After some hours walkj we will reach Gorakshep and continue to EBC after having lunch here. After reaching the EBC one can observe a panoramic view of the giant peak MT. Everest. On reaching here one can feel the hars and freezing climate that the mountaineers goes through. After spending some time in Base Camp we will again return to Gorakshep.

Overnight in Gorakshep

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals Included- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7
Fly by Helicopter from Gorakshep to Kathmandu (1,400m)

After having breakfast in Gorakshep, we will return to Kathmandu on flight by Helicopter. The flight to Kathmandu is very scenic and offers aerial views of many gigantic peak. On reaching Kathmandu you can go for some last hour shoppings or prepare for your next day’s schedule.

Meals Included- Breakfast and Lunch

TRIP ENDS

Cost Include

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • All government taxes and Everest National Park entry fees.
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Flight tickets (Kathmandu to lukla ).
  • Helicopter Charter Flights
  • Accommodation & Meals(3 times a day) during the trek.
  • Trekking maps, Trekking poles, sleeping bag (if necessary, we provide)
  • Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu,
  • water & any kind of Drinks.
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamideetc),
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein

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Price From USD$2,200 USD$1,799/person
1,799
Total $ 1,799 USD