Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

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Our 11 days ‘Everest Base Camp heli Trek’ we return via helicopter from Gorakshep to Lukla. We start our trek from Lukla after a short but spectacular flight. You will have an opportunity to trek the most famous Sherpa land following the footsteps of Hillary to base camp.This once in a lifetime trekking holiday into the Everest regions includes the explorations of Sherpa capital Namche Bazzar, Sherpa village of Khunde with Hillary hospital as well as Khumjung village from where you have a wonderful view of Mt. Ama Dablem. On our way to base camp of Everest, we also visit Tengboche Monastery and Pangboche monastery, which is the oldest monastery in these regions.

 

Hiking to Everest base camp from Lukla and fly back via helicopter from Gorakshep would be ideal trip for those who have short time.The first part of trek, we walk through green forests and various Sherpa villages and gradually hike to world-famous monastery Tengboche and the picturesque upper Khumbu valley. As a highlight, you will visit the Mount Everest Base Camp and climb the 5550 m high Kala Pattar. From here you have in good and an incredible view of world tallest peak Mount Everest and many more snowy peaks!

 

You will fly back to Lukla from Gorakshep via a scenic Helicopter tour. Experience one of the spectacular view of the Himalayas arriving straight to Lukla in 15 minutes. We spent our last night in Lukla from where you take our morning flight to Kathmandu.
All Inclusive Price:
$4,200USD

ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Monjo (2,850m/9348ft) (Walking Distance: 10 Km) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 3-4 Hours

Day 04: Acclimatization Day - Hike to Everest View Hotel (Walking Distance: 3-4 KM) Duration: 3-4 Hours

Day 05: Namche to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) (Walking Distance: 10-11 KM) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) (Walking Distance: 11-12 KM) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 07: Another Acclimatization Day - Hike to Nagerjun and return (Walking Distance: 5-6 KM) Duration: 4-5 Hours

Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) (Walking Distance. 11-12 KM) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 09: Lobuche - Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) - Gorekshep (Distance: 14-15 KM) 8 Hours

Day 10: Gorekshep - Kalapatthar (5545m/18188ft), Heli Ride back to Kathmandu

Day 11: Farewell/Departure

 

 

Price Include

·         Airport and hotel transfers as per itinerary in private vehicle

·         Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek

·         Best available local lodge accommodation (twin sharing) during the trek; we provide rooms with private bathrooms and hot showers at Phakding and Namche

·         Two nights twin sharing accommodation in deluxe Kathmandu Suite Home or similar hotel in Kathmandu

·         One professional, knowledgeable and friendly English speaking trekking leader along with assistant guide (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and porters (2 trekkers: 1 porter)

·         Duffle bag, sleeping bag, and down jacket for use during the trek

·         Kathmandu to Lukla including departure taxes

·         Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee

·         Helicopter flight from Kalapatthar to Kathmandu

Price Exclude

Ø  Nepal visa arrangement (more on Nepal Visa Information)

Ø  International airfares

Ø  Excess baggage charges

Ø  Travel and rescue insurance

Ø  Added night/s accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, delayed departure, early return from mountain (due to any cause) than the programmed itinerary

Ø  Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the programmed itinerary)

Ø  Alcoholic drinks and cold drinks

Ø  Personal expenses such as phone calls, bar bills, laundry, battery recharge, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, extra porters, etc)

Ø  Personal equipment and clothing

Ø  Tips for guides and porters (tip is expected but not mandatory)


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