Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is the optional EBC trekking package returning by helicopter ride from Gorakshep. This Everest Base Camp Trekking package avoids the returning the same trekking route by walking and makes the trek duration shorter.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter trekking is best for time bounded trekkers and who loves the aerial views of Himalayas. Although the cost of the helicopter returning package is little expensive, it’s a worth tour option for different taste of journey and awesome views of Himalayas and landscape.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return
- Sherpa Culture and tradition
- High suspension Hanging Bridges
- Tibetan Buddhism and practice
- Rest and acclimatization days before conquer Everest Base Camp
- Breathtaking view of Mount Everest and Himalayan wide range
- Comfortable Accommodation and hygiene meals everyday
- Helicopter fly back from Gorakshep
Note: the trip can be departure daily as a private trip. Departure dates are scheduled for group joining trip.
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This Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek and fly back by Helicopter is a special trekking package is a smart choice for those who are looking for EBC trek on a short time frame. The Everest Base Camp Trekking with returning by helicopter is the unique option in the Everest Region and is indeed the most famous Himalayan trek. Mount Everest is also known as Sagarmatha in Nepalese language, which in English literally means “Mother Goddess of the World”.
Everest Base Camp trekking with helicopter return offers a unique experience with panoramic views of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains. This trekking package avoids your time of walking the same trekking route while you return after reaching the Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar. This saves your time and efforts of walking. You feel more comfortable and luxury to return back by helicopter ride. Your eyes will be pleased to explore the Himalayas and landscape by flying over the glacier lakes, rivers, mountains and villages. It is one of the most inspiring place in the world and trekking is possible all year round, but the best times to visit are March to May and September to December.
The trip begins with a 30 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which is an entry point of the Everest region. You start your trek from Lukla. On the way there are many tea houses in which you can stay and eat locally as well as western food. The trail takes one through the green Dudhkosi Valley, which is rich in Flora and Fauna, Sherpa Villages, and Buddhist Monasteries. It leads one up to the legendary Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar where you spend two nights exploring and acclimating, an important factor for your safety and enjoy experience the Everest Base Camp trekking. Then you follow the trail to the villages of Tengboche, Pangboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche where yaks can be seen grazing in the high meadows. Finally you reach the last human settlement, the village of Gorakshep, which is just two hours from Everest Base Camp. From here, you can see the Khumbu Ice Fall and interact with other mountaineers climbing the Everest. From Gorakshep your trail takes you to Kalapathar from where you have the best possible view of the Himalayan Range.
In general after Kalapatthar and Base Camp trek most of the trekker hikes down same trail with almost the same scenery but different angle. After multi day hiking your sore feet needs rest and this is possible with this ideal package. Give rest to your legs meanwhile your eyes outside of helicopter window will encounter snowy mountains on your level. Flying back at the right time when your feet starts hurting and see all those mountains you have seen from ground coming your eye level is unreal.
|1||Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding||2610m|
|2||Phakding to Namche Bazaar||3445m|
|3||Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar||3440m|
|4||Namche Bazaar to Tengboche||3860m|
|5||Trek to Dingboche||4360m|
|6||Acclimatization in Dingboche||4360m|
|7||Trek to Lobuche||4930m|
|8||Trek to Gorakshep and Hiking to Everest base camp , back to Gorakshep.||5160m & 5545m|
|9||Early morning hike to Kalapathar – down to Gorekshep then fly to Kathmandu with Helicopter.||1440m|