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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Overview

Key Information

Duration:

9 Days

Grade:

Moderate

Best Season:

March to May and September to November

Maximum altitude

3610 m

Accommodation

Hotel / Lodge

Transportation

Private Vehicle

Nestled in the heart of the majestic Himalayas, Everest Base Camp is a destination that beckons adventurers from around the globe. While the traditional trek to Everest Base Camp is a challenging yet rewarding journey, there exists a more exhilarating and time-efficient alternative – the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks. This unique experience combines the thrill of a helicopter ride with the awe-inspiring beauty of the Everest region.

A Seamless Beginning: The journey with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks begins in Kathmandu, where participants are warmly welcomed and briefed about the upcoming adventure. The tour includes a scenic flight to Lukla, often considered one of the world's most thrilling airports. From Lukla, the trek commences, offering an opportunity to acclimatize and witness the rich Sherpa culture before reaching the Everest region.

Helicopter Highlights: The highlight of this trek is undoubtedly the helicopter ride from Gorak Shep to Lukla. This aerial journey provides a bird's-eye view of the entire Khumbu Valley, allowing trekkers to relish panoramic vistas of iconic peaks like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. The helicopter also lands at Kala Patthar, a vantage point that offers an unrivaled view of Everest's summit, ensuring an experience that is as breathtaking as the mountain itself.

Luxury Amidst Wilderness: Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks takes pride in offering a luxurious experience amidst the rugged wilderness. Accommodations along the trek are carefully selected, combining comfort with authenticity. Trekkers can savor hearty meals while enjoying the warmth of Sherpa hospitality in carefully chosen lodges and tea houses.

Expert Guidance: The trek is led by experienced guides from Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks, ensuring the safety and well-being of participants. These guides, well-versed in the local terrain and culture, provide valuable insights into the region, making the trek an enriching cultural experience as well.

Environmental Responsibility: Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks is committed to sustainable tourism. The company emphasizes Leave No Trace principles, encouraging trekkers to minimize their environmental impact. This commitment is reflected in responsible waste disposal practices and eco-friendly initiatives along the trail.

A Unique Souvenir: Upon completing the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek, participants receive a certificate as a testament to their achievement. This unique souvenir serves as a reminder of the incredible journey, making it a cherished memento for all who undertake this extraordinary adventure.

Conclusion: The Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks offers a blend of adventure, luxury, and cultural immersion. This unique experience caters to both seasoned trekkers and those with time constraints, providing a rare opportunity to witness the grandeur of Everest in a way that few ever do. As the demand for exclusive and efficient trekking experiences grows, this innovative approach to reaching Everest Base Camp is poised to become a sought-after adventure for those yearning to touch the sky.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Itinerary

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Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1312
  • Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.
  • Transfer to your hotel and have a welcome briefing.
  • Rest and prepare for the upcoming adventure.
Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2828
  • Early morning helicopter flight to Lukla.
  • Begin trekking to Phakding through beautiful landscapes.
  • Elevation gain: Lukla (2,860 m), Phakding (2,610 m)
  • Walking hours: 3-4 hours
Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3440
  • Trek along the Dudh Koshi River, crossing suspension bridges.
  • Ascent to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Everest region.
  • Elevation gain: 830 m
  • Walking hours: 6-7 hours
Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3440
  • Explore Namche Bazaar and acclimatize to the altitude.
  • Hike to Everest View Hotel for stunning panoramic views.
  • Learn about Sherpa culture at the local museums.
Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3860
  • Trek through rhododendron forests with breathtaking views of Everest, Nuptse, and Lhotse.
  • Visit the famous Tengboche Monastery.
  • Elevation gain: 420 m
  • Walking hours: 5-6 hours
Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4410
  • Descend to Debuche and cross the Imja River.
  • Trek through picturesque villages to Dingboche.
  • Elevation gain: 550 m
  • Walking hours: 5-6 hours
Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4410
  • Rest day for acclimatization.
  • Optional hike to Nagarjun Hill for spectacular views.
  • Prepare for the challenging days ahead.
Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4910
  • Ascend through the Khumbu Khola Valley.
  • Reach Lobuche, a vantage point for the Khumbu Glacier.
  • Elevation gain: 500 m
  • Walking hours: 5-6 hours
Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
5140
  • Trek to Gorak Shep and continue to Everest Base Camp.
  • Witness breathtaking views of Khumbu Icefall and surrounding peaks.
  • Return to Gorak Shep for the night.
  • Elevation gain: 224 m (to Gorak Shep), additional 224 m to EBC
  • Walking hours: 8-9 hours
Food
Breakfast, Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1309
  • Early morning ascent to Kala Patthar for sunrise views of Everest.
  • Helicopter flight back to Kathmandu.
  • Elevation gain: 405 m (Kala Patthar)
  • Walking hours: 2-3 hours
  • Leisure time in Kathmandu for shopping or relaxation.
  • Farewell dinner in the evening.

Departure from Kathmandu with unforgettable memories.

Note: This itinerary is designed for trekkers looking to experience the Everest Base Camp trek with the added thrill of a helicopter journey. Altitude acclimatization is crucial, and the itinerary includes rest days to ensure a safe and enjoyable adventure. Please consult with a professional trekking agency for the most accurate and up-to-date information on the trek.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Cost Includes?

  • Airport picks up and drops

  • Flight fare Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu (Guest +Guide)
  • 3 meals during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) Choose from Menu
  • All accommodation Guest House (Lodge) during the trek
  • 2 night's Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast (BB) Plan
  • An English Speaking Guide
  • Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guest), the porter will carry 20/ 25 KG of your Luggage during the trekking
  • All Government and local taxes
  • Sagarmatha National Park Fees
  • (TIMS) Trekker’s Information Management System
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Guide & Porter insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per Demand '' Please feel free to inform us''

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Cost Excludes?

  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as; alcoholic beverage drinks, phone, and laundry.
  • Emergency rescue and travel Insurance. Trip Cancellation costs accident or Health, Loss of Theft or Damage, and personal effects. We Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance
  • Hot Shower
  • Flights in the Everest region are very dedicated even in the best season due to bad weather and the company is not responsible in this case, we can process another alternative way out at extra cost.
  • Any entry fee for temples, monasteries, museum, etc
  • Tips 

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Altitude Profile

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Additional Information

Nestled amidst the colossal peaks of the Himalayas, the Everest region has long been a magnet for adventure seekers and trekkers from around the globe. While traditional trekking routes are the norm, a unique and luxurious alternative has emerged – the Everest Helicopter Trek with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks. Offering a blend of adventure, comfort, and breathtaking views, this innovative trekking experience stands as a testament to the evolution of mountain exploration.

Costs:

Embarking on the Everest Helicopter Trek undoubtedly raises questions about the associated costs. However, the investment is not just in reaching the world's highest peak; it's in the unparalleled experience and luxury provided by Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks.

The cost of the Everest Helicopter Trek is reflective of the exclusivity and comfort it promises. Typically ranging from $5,000 to $7,000 per person, the package includes helicopter flights, accommodation in deluxe lodges, meals, permits, and the assistance of seasoned guides. While the price may seem steep, it ensures a level of service that transforms the trek into a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Service:

Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks is renowned for its commitment to providing a seamless and unforgettable journey. The Everest Helicopter Trek is meticulously designed to cater to the desires of those seeking a luxurious yet adventurous experience. Here's a glimpse into the services offered:

  1. Private Helicopter Flights: The trek begins with a private helicopter flight from Kathmandu, providing a bird's-eye view of the majestic Himalayan landscapes.

  2. Deluxe Accommodation: Throughout the trek, participants are accommodated in carefully selected lodges, ensuring a comfortable and cozy stay amid the rugged terrain.

  3. Expert Guides: Experienced guides accompany trekkers, offering insights into the region's culture, history, and geography. Their expertise adds value to the journey, making it both educational and adventurous.

  4. Gourmet Dining: Meals are a delightful affair, with a focus on providing a variety of delicious, freshly prepared dishes. The culinary experience is curated to meet the nutritional needs of trekkers while catering to diverse palates.

Itinerary:

The Everest Helicopter Trek itinerary with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks is a well-thought-out blend of adventure and leisure. Here's a brief overview:

  • Day 1-2: Arrival in Kathmandu, orientation, and preparation for the trek.

  • Day 3: Private helicopter flight to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. Begin trek to Phakding.

  • Day 4-8: Trek through picturesque villages and lush landscapes, reaching Namche Bazaar, the bustling heart of the Khumbu region.

  • Day 9-10: Acclimatization and exploration days in Namche Bazaar and surrounding areas.

  • Day 11: Helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp, allowing for an up-close view of the iconic peak.

  • Day 12-14: Trek back to Lukla via a different route, soaking in the breathtaking scenery.

  • Day 15: Private helicopter flight back to Kathmandu, concluding the trek.

The Everest Helicopter Trek with Himalayan Adventure Intl Treks is a fusion of luxury and adventure, redefining the way we explore the world's highest peaks. The exclusive services, well-crafted itinerary, and commitment to providing a top-notch experience make this trek a standout choice for those seeking a unique and unforgettable journey to the rooftop of the world.

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