Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is a combo package that includes both trekking to Everest base camp and returns via Heliflight from Everest Base Camp. It is a fabulous option for those who want to enter the Everest region via trekking and experience an aerial Heli flight while returning. Our Heli trekking is a flexible pick to explore the Everest Base Camp region in depth. Our Everest base camp trek Helicopter return package starts from fabulous sightseeing of Kathmandu city area initially.
After this, we will be heading towards Lukla airport to kick off Everest base camp Heli trekking. Everest region is the most prodigious trekking route in Nepal. Passes through many ascending, descending and hilarious snowy landscapes before reaching Everest Base Camp. In Everest Base Camp trek, trekker gets an opportunity to explore the typical lifestyles of the Sherpas people. Trekkers can experience the dynamic Namche Bazaar, which is the administrative headquarters of Khumbu district. Namche Bazaar has a denser population of Sherpa communities. Sherpas are the mountain kings, as they serve as the most prominent mountain guides for the Nepalese Himalayas. Trekkers are greeted with warm hospitality from the local sherpas in a traditional Tibetan fashion.
It is so trekking to fewer ambitious destinations such as Namche Bazaar. The administrative headquarters of the Khumbu region, Khumjung or Thame. Khumjung or Thame, are more typical Sherpa villages or passing Tengboche monastery, from Tengboche you will vibe an excellent view of Everest. Base Camp is a paradise in itself. Since it’s a Heli trek package means if you have missed any majestic mountain scenes while trekking, you can recover it via helicopter while returning. Thus, it makes Heli trek in the Everest region so flexible among adventure lovers, trekkers, mountain climbers, and Everest researchers.
Thus, the Everest base camp trek Helicopter return package is suitable for all adventure enthusiasts who have a limited time frame or feel difficult to walk downhill.
- Famous sightseeing in Kathmandu city including Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath.
- Experience the scenic Heliflight to Lukla airport.
- Visit the Unique Namche Village of Khumbu region and interact with local Sherpa peoples.
- Explore the Everest Base Camp region, Kalapathhar, Gorakshep.
- Discover 360-degree mountain pictures of enormous mountain ranges including Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Thamserku, Mount 32, Lhotse, Nuptse, Kusum Kangaru, Pumori, Khumbila, Island Peak and Mera Peak.
- Visit ancient Tyangboche Buddhist Monastery. Closest view of mount Everest peak without having to conquer its summit.
- After completing trekking Helicopter returns via Gorakshep, experiencing some of the rarest aerial views in the world.
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu airport
Upon your arrival at TIA, Kathmandu airport, our representative will receive you and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel with dinner,
Day 2: Kathmandu city tour: sightseeing
Kathmandu is a gateway for tourism in Nepal, so without exploring Kathmandu, travelers won’t get the detail information about the cultural and archeological history of Nepal. So, our Kathmandu sightseeing starts with breakfast and a trip to the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. In Pashupatinath temple, you will explore the cremation ceremony, several Shiva shrines, ancient monuments, and feel the spiritualism of this place. From Pashupatinath, we will guide you towards Bouddhanath, which is an ancient Buddhist architecture. Bouddhanath is a pagoda-style monastery which is one of the top cultural significance of Kathmandu city. So, with half-day Kathmandu city tour, we will prepare later hours of the day to preplan our Helitrekking trip. Traveler can do shopping to coverup any missing accessories required for the trek. Overnight at Hotel with dinner,
Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport (2840M/9317ft), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2610M/8562ft), 3-4 hrs,
After the morning breakfast, we will depart to the TIA, Kathmandu airport for the flight to Lukla, which is a fabulous scenic flight. Landing on a steep mountain ranges runway brings us to the starting point of our trek at the village of Lukla [2850m]. After gathering our crew, we will hike up the Dudh Kosi Valley on a well-marked trail. Overnight in Pakhding,
Day 4: Trekking from Phakding to Namche (3440M/11286ft), 6-7 hrs,
After having some breakfast, we will head towards the Himalayan town of Namche; we will pass through the suspension bridges and forests. In Monjo, we can enter the reputed ‘Sagarmatha National Park, and then we will take a challenging hike to Namche Bazar. If the weather condition is moderate, we will have a clear-cut glimpse of Mt.Everest. Namche bazaar is the economic hub in the Khumbu region. Overnight in Namche Bazaar,
Day 5: Utilize rest day and Discover areas of NamcheBazaar (3440M/11286ft),
Namche bazaar is placed beautifully between two giant peaks of the Khumbu region and has an abundance of hotels, lodges, tea shops, and souvenir shops. Namche is a perfect place to spend a day, acclimatizing to the new altitude before heading off towards Syangboche. During our acclimatization, we can visit Khunde Hospital, which was set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary. We go for an hour walk up to the Everest View Hotel for the sunset view of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest. Here we can then walk to Khumjung where we will visit a school established by Hillary. Also, we can hike for Khimde to experience some beautiful views. Overnight stay in Namche,
Day 6: Trekking from Namche to Tengboche (3860M/12664ft), 5-6 hrs,
After having breakfast, we will be starting our trek towards Tengboche, enjoying the superb view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku. Our trek will follow on a similar trail with few ups and downs hills along with the glorious light of the Himalaya. Then we will cross the prayer flags festooned bridge over Dudh Kosi River to reach Phunki Tenga. Further climb along the tough steep up takes you through the pine forests to Tengboche. Tengboche is a remarkable place for close up views of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest. It also has the most significant Buddhist Monastery all over in Khumbu region.
Overnight stay in Tengboche,
Day 7: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410M/14468ft), 5-6 hrs,
After breakfast, the trail descends to Debuche, a dotted stone village. We will see AmaDablam after crossing Pengboche Khola. Then the trail gradually follows the river to meet the Lobuche Khola and then continues to Dingboche. Anyone can analyze the beauty of the terraced fields of barley, buckwheat, and potato along with Ama Dablam. Icy wind makes the trek more adventure. Overnight stay in Dingboche,
Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730M/15518ft), 5-6 hrs,
After breakfast, we will begin our trekking to Chhukung, which will take us about four hours. The trail continuously ascends to Chhukung. On the way, we can enjoy the picturesque livestock and the hidden beauty of the Himalayan valley. Overnight stay in Chhukung,
Day 9: Trekking from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140M/16863ft) through Everest Base Camp (5364M/17598ft), 6-7 hrs,
After breakfast, we will trek along the windblown and rocky path with the view of massive Khumbu glacier in the field until we reach Gorak Shep. The climate of Gorak Shep at 5146m is cold. On the trail to the Base camp, we will witness Khumbu Glacier. It is the most dangerous section of Everest ascent. Once our trail meets destination (Base camp 5,364m), all the pain will be discolored away by the Peaceful scenery of Khumbu Icefall and a dazzling view of Nuptse. After some moment in Everest, we will head back to Gorakshep. Overnight stay in Gorakshep,
Day 10: Heliflight over from Gorakshep to Kathmandu (4240M/13910ft), Via Kala Pattathar 2-3 hrs,
Early morning, we will trek for a few hours to Kala Patthar. We will witness the beautiful sunrise arousal of the range chain. Everest (8,848m/29,028ft), Khumbutse (6,623m/21,730ft), Pumori (7,145m/23,443ft), Lingtren (6,697m/21,973ft), Changtse (7,550m/24,772ft), Lhotse (8,516m/27,941ft), Nuptse (7,861m/25,792ft), and Cho Oyo (8,201m/26,907ft) within the west and Ama Dablam to the south together crowd the horizon in all directions. Then we will hike down to Gorakshep for breakfast. After breakfast, we will take a helicopter and fly back to Kathmandu through Heli observing a wide mountain range (Khumbu Glacier and Icefall) of Khumbu. Overnight stay in Kathmandu,
Day 11: Departure: Airport Drop via Private Vehicle
We will guide you towards the airport for your onward destination via private vehicle. End of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek.
- Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
- Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
- Kathmandu & accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis)
- Helicopter Fly from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (Yourself & guide),
- Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
- Everest National Park Entry Permit,
- TIMS permit (Trekker’s info Management System),
- Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
- Three meals daily whereas on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
- Experienced communicatory government-licensed mountain trekking guide,
- Experienced mountain trekking porter,
- All program per itineraries on full board as per plan,
- Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
- Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Café/restaurant,
- Rescue arrangements,
- Local and government TAX-VAT etc.