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EBC Trek Fly Back By Helicopter

  • Duration:
    12 Days
  • Trek Starting Point:
    Lukla
  • Trek End Point:
    Lukla
  • Difficulty Level:
    normal
  • Max-Altitude:
    18,519 ft/ 5545mm
  • Min Pax:
    02 Pax
  • Accomodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & Tea house during Trek
  • Meals: Breakfast in KTM & all meals during the trek

Trip Introduction

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the most famous and memorable trip you can ever have in Everest Region.

This Trip is specially designed for the travelers who lacks time and definitely to the travelers who want the quality and luxury trek.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is properly designed by Sherpa Himalaya expert which will take total 14 Days. This program can be decreased upto 12 Days.

Similarly, you will have opportunity to experience a flight which is similar to Mountain flight in Everest Region. Helicopter flight will give you amazing view of almost all the Mountains of Everest and Makalu region.

In addition, this trip is mostly choose because Everest Region provides a single trail for ascend and descend. You will face uphill climb till the Everest Base Camp and similarly, Downhill from the same trail from and upto Lukla.

With conclusion, to save time if it lacks and also to escape from the Hectic trail from 2800 m to 5364 m and vice versa Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour will be the wise decision to make.

In particular with Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, we will have a direct flight to Lukla from Kathmandu by plane. Our Trek will start from Lukla on the same day as all normal Trekking program does.

The ascend upto Everest Base Camp is similar with normal trails which will take normally 8 days. You will have two acclimatization day within this days.

As you reach Everest Base Camp Trek the next day you will have short hike to Kalapathar and then the ultimate Heliucopter Tour back from Gorakshep to Lukla and likewise, to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

    • Day 01
    • Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
    • Day 02
    • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakdhing (2,651m/8,700ft)
    • Day 03
    • Trek from Phakdhing to Namche Bazzar (3,438m/11,280 ft)
    • Day 04
    • Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar
    • Day 05
    • Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft)
    • Day 06
    • Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft)
    • Day 07
    • Acclimatization Day in Dingboche
    • Day 08
    • Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft)
    • Day 09
    • Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft) and Hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft)
    • Day 10
    • Morning Hike to Kalapathar from Gorakshep and Return back followed by Helicopter Tour to Lukla
    • Day 11
    • Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
    • Day 12
    • Final Departure
    • Day 01
    • Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

      On this day you will be landed at the Capital City of Nepal-Kathmandu (1300m/4265 ft). It is the only International Airport of Nepal. You will be received by Sherpa Himalaya Representative.

      Then with a brief introduction you will be welcomed by flower Garland. You will be Taken to your Hotel where you can rest and freshen up to keep away Jet Lag. You will get a nearby location map from hotel reception and you can explore around.

      Overnight at KTM Hotel

    • Day 02
    • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakdhing (2,651m/8,700ft)
      Today you will need to wake up early in the morning. You will be notified by Sherpa Himalaya about the time. You will be received by a private vehicle and dropped to Airport together with the Guide. You will have very amazing Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. You will witness very beautiful villages and Aerial view of Himalayan ranges around. With clear weather you will have clear idea about the Landscape of Hilly and Himalayan region.

      As you arrive Lukla, we will take a short Rest and have breakfast or lunch according to the time of Arrival. After that you will start your Everest Base Camp Trek trail to Phakdhing. It will Take around 2-3 Hours of Trek. You will make your overnight Stay here.

      Phakdhing is Elevated at 2610m/ 8562 ft. Before you arrive to Phakdhing the trail will be normal with some steep downhill and with normal uphill Trek. You will also have first sight of Mountain Kusum Khangguru (6,369m) from Thado Koshi which is at height of 2580m.

      Overnight at Phakdhing

    • Day 03
    • Trek from Phakdhing to Namche Bazzar (3,438m/11,280 ft)

      After a very comfortable stay at Phakdhing, we will climb up towards Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,280 feet), Namche Bazar is a small town in Himalaya which used to be very famous trade center.

      People used to get things from Tibet and sell making the main market point Namche. You will have plenty of Hotel and souvenir shops. You can also get option to buy any Trekking gears and necessary clothes you might need in case you missed any from Kathmandu or Luka.

      During your ascend to Namche Bazar you will encounter 5 Bridges to cross. This moment will also be one of the memorable. This Day will be bit harder than the previous Day. You will face normal uphill walk as well as steep uphill. With recent updates the trails are made more proper and easier.

      Overnight at Namche Bazaar

    • Day 04
    • Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar

      Acclimatization is an Extra Day where you will be introduced to a new elevation but the overnight will be at same spot. It is done so to keep your body familiar with the new environment and to escape from Altitude sickness..

      Acclimatization Day will play vital role to prevent you from Altitude sickness. This Day we will Hike up to Everest View Hotel which has an elevation of (3880m / 12729 ft.) It is also listed in UNESCO world Heritage site.

      You will encounter amazing panoramic view of Everest Region. Some of the popular Mountains are Mt. Lhotse, Mt Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Kongde etc and many more.

      We will return back to Namche for the lunch and after Lunch you will have a free day and can explore the local place.

      Overnight at Namche Bazaar

    • Day 05
    • Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft)

      This day after having the breakfast we will head towards  Tengboche. As we climb the Namche hill we will make a gentle slope walk for around a hour and then descend down to have the Lunch at Pungi Thanga which has an elevation of 3260m.

      After having a delicious lunch after good Trek we will have to climb up for around a Hour and reach at a very magnificent and beautiful attraction called Tengboche. There lies one of the oldest and largest monastery in Everest Region. This location is also the last point of Everest Panorama Trek. Enjoy the magnificent location in the lap of Great Mountains and make a life time memory here.

      Overnight at Tengboche

    • Day 06
    • Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft)

      As always after we finish our breakfast we will start our  Trek with gental uphill slope. Today our Destination is Dingboche where we will have a extra day off. The extra Day off is kept for Acclimatization. We will reach Dingboche by Afternoon.

      Overnight at Dhingboche

       

    • Day 07
    • Acclimatization Day in Dingboche

      Now we have already reached the half trail of Everest Base Camp Trek. Now you are at higher altitude the surrounding environment and plants density gets thinner. You will witness less tall trees with small bushes of herbs and Shrubs. This Day our destination will be Dhingboche (4,410m). We will have gental uphill Trek. You will encounter small villages and some small monasteries. We will be trekking along the riverside enjoying the beautiful and peaceful nature.

      Overnight at Dhingboche

    • Day 08
    • Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft)

      As similar to other day after breakfast we will Trek towards Lobuche (4,910 m). This Day we will have gradual upslope with normal Trail until you reach Thukla 4620m. As we reach Thukla we will have steep climb upward and reach Lobuche.

      This Day you will also be introduced to memorial spot of Climbers and Sherpa who passed away on Everest Expedition.

      Now you have reached very close to your final Destination Everest Base Camp Trek. The Next day you will be at your last Destination “Everest Base Camp”.

      Overnight at Lobuche

    • Day 09
    • Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft) and Hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft)

      Today is the day that you will reach your Final Destination Everest Base Camp. After early breakfast we will climb towards Gorak Shep. After few hours of uphill climb we will reach Gorak Shep ( 5164 m).

      We will have lunch at Gorak Shep and then Make our Everest Base Camp Trek successful by making a Trek for 2 hours to reach the base of Everest (5364 m). We will spend some time at the base camp and share this beautiful moment together, Capture our memories which will be the proof of our arrival. Similarly, we will return back to Gorakshep and overnight stay here.

      Overnight at Gorakshep

    • Day 10
    • Morning Hike to Kalapathar from Gorakshep and Return back followed by Helicopter Tour to Lukla

      This morning we will hike to Kala Pathar (5550m) to see the scenic view of Everest Region mountains. This hike is kept as an optional.

      If we plan to go there, we will go early morning without having breakfast and come back to Gorakshep to have breakfast. It will take 2-2.5 hours to reach there and then Return back by Helicopter to Lukla

      Today is the last day of your Everest Base Camp Trek and meet with the staffs. After the last day meet and greet with the members we will prepare for our flight to Kathmandu tomorrow.

      Overnight at Lukla

    • Day 11
    • Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
      Today we will fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. You will be picked by Sherpa Himalaya representative and dropped to Hotel.

      After this beautiful and adventurous Three Pass Trek, you can have a proper rest at your hotel. A extra free day is programmed by Sherpa Himalaya. A free day is kept to recover if in case the flight gets delayed.

      On timely arrival to Kathmandu, you can use the free day as a day to explore and shop for your family or else you can also make short city tour.

      Overnight at KTM

    • Day 12
    • Final Departure

      Today morning you Sherpa Himalaya representative will be there at your hotel for last meet. You will be dropped at airport considering airport time.

      Sherpa Himalaya will thank you for amazing time together and handover Buddhist Scarf (Kha-tak) which symbolizes peace, prosperity, Long life and Harmony to everyone and certificate for your completion of Everest Base Camp Trek with Sherpa Himalaya.

      With a hope to see all the beautiful people again, a warm Namaste and a hand wave.

      Thank You for your co-operation with Sherpa Himalaya

Cost Include:
  • Airport Pick up by private vehicle
  • Airport Drop by private vehicle
  • 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu. (B&B) 3-star level Hotel
  • Domestic Flight Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Lukla
  • Domestic Flight Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Tea house, accommodation during the trek.
  • All Meals (Tea, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek- Full Board
  • Tea and Biscuits at 4pm after reaching to Camp
  • Seasonal fruits after Dinner
  • Trekking Duffle Bag by company
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee
  • TIMS
  • Experience Trekking guide
  • Assistant Guide – Sherpa (For 5 Trekkers =1 Assistant Sherpa)
  • Required Number of Potters (2 Trekkers:1 Potter)
  • Insurance for Nepali Staff
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu Last Night
Cost Exclude:
  • Nepal Visa fee (please bring two passport photographs and cash on USD Denomination)
  • Personal, Travel and rescue insurance
  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Excess baggage charges for Air travel
  • Extra night stay in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the trip(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Breakfast, lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu if you return early from the trip
  • Extended activities and destinations
  • All cold drinks during the trek (mineral water, cola, beer and Bar-bills)
  • Hot Shower During the Trek
  • Battery Charge ( All electronic devices) WI-FI (internet)
  • Tips for Guide and Staff
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter (in case needed)
  • Trekking

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      Hiking Poles
    • Trekking-windproof-jacket
      Trekking Wind Proof Jacket
    • Trekking-water-bottle
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    • Trekking-T-shirt
      Trekking T Shirt
    • Trekking-sun-cream
      Sun Cream
    • Trekking-sunglasses
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    • Trekking-socks
      Socks
    • Trekking-sleeping-bag
      Rain Coat
    • Trekking-Shoes
      Trekking Shoes
    • Trekking-Rain-coat
      Rain Coat
    • Trekking-Pant
      Trekking Pants
    • Trekking-inner-thermal
      Inner Thermal
    • Trekking-Head-Lamp
      Head Lamp
    • Trekking-Hat
      Hat
    • Thin-Trekking-Gloves
      Thin Gloves
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    • Trekking-Flips-Sweater
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    • Trekking-Down-Jacket
      Down Jacket
    • Trekking-Bag
      Trekking Bag
    • Portable-Charger
      Portable Charger
    • sun-glasses
      Sun Glasses

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