The Everest Base Camp luxury heli Trek is designed for people who are short on time but still want to scale the base of the tallest mountain in the world. The trek is one of the most esteemed treks in the world.Towering peaks,majestic vistas, deep gorges with crystal blue rushing rivers and the wonderful Sherpa people all go to make this trek a very memorable one,We recognise that not all people have the time to complete the full trek so this trek is designed for them.
The park is situated 120km northeast of Kathmandu.and has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 1979 It covers an area of 1148 sq km.
Tribhuvan International Airport. One of our team representatives will be at the airport to pick you up to transfer you to your hotel. Overnight Kathmandu
Up early for the flight to the mountain airstrip of Lukla,around 40 minutes with some scenic views of hills and snow-capped mountains on the way..After our arrival at Lukla we begin our trek to Phakding We follow the east bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Passing by small settlements, before Phakding. Overnight stay at a lodge Phakding.
The trail today follows up the Dudh Koshi Valley, hiking through pine forest, crossing the river twice via small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo. Monjo is the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. After entering the park there is a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls with a lot of bio diversity on the way. We are rewarded with our first glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful large village of Namche Bazaar (3440m) a buzzing center of trade where many tradespeople come to haggle and sell their wares. Overnight Lodge.
We spend a day here allowing our systems to get used to the higher altitude. Set in a beautiful natural amphitheater, Namche Bazaar is one of the most attractive settlements in the Khumbu region. We take the opportunity to make short acclimatization treks up to Khumjung, a lovely Sherpa village above Namche and to The Everest View Hotel from where there are wonderful panoramic views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde .Plenty of time to pick up on the atmosphere Namche provides. Overnight Lodge.
You will begin trekking by ascending towards Syangboche to Khumjung Village. Further, descending towards Dudh Koshi River we pass through some lovely old villages. The trail cuts through dense pine and fir forest, on the ascent to Tengboche. You will visit one of the oldest monasteries of this region, Tengboche Monastery offers great views of the mountains in the Everest region. Overnight stay at a lodge at Tengboche.
We begin with a descent to Dingboche, and further crossing the Imja Khola to ascend to Pangboche Village.We continue up through dense forest of juniper after walking for around two and a half hours we reach Dingboche. Overnight stay at a lodge at Dingboche.
It is your optional acclimatization day at Dingboche which includes short hikes around the area,Chhukung village is a great option for such activity.There are stunning views of Amphu Lapcha (5663m), Island Peak (6 189 m), and the white ice lake of Imja Tsho. Overnight stay at a lodge at Dingboche.
You will begin trekking towards Lobuche with the astonishing views of snow-capped mountains. You will ascend on the tough curved path through rocky glacier moraine, and after reaching the top, you will find several stone caves, built in the memories of the Sherpa's who died on their journey to the Everest. You will climb along the glacier and reach Lobuche. Overnight stay at Lobuche.
You will trek to Gorakshep where you will take a break. You will then climb to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m). Everest Base Camp offers the close-up view of the Everest, Khumbu glacier, and Khumbu icefall. After enjoying the wonderful views, you will get back to the Gorakshep. The trail will be covered with the rocks and glaciers. You will also see pretty small frozen lakes around the Everest Base Camp. Overnight stay at Gorakshep.
Early Morning Sunrise At Kalapatthar
You will climb to KalaPatthar early in the morning from where you will get to see panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Lhotse (8,414m) and other surrounding peaks. The sunrise view is absolutely breath-taking and the ethereal glow of the mountains is one to revere. After spending some time at Kala Patthar, you will trek back to Gorakshep, after the Breakfast we will take helicopter ride to Kathmandu with stopover at Lukla. Overnight stay at Kathmandu Hotel.
After breakfast, you will be escorted to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight back to your home.
The Cost Include(s)
- 3 * Hotel accommodation ( twin share) with Breakfast where stated.
- Government approved Trek team English speaking guide plus porters (all our staff are insured)
- Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
- Three meals a day plus tea/coffee (B.L.D.) on trek in lodges
- Private overland transport as described in the itinerary.
- Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla / Chartered Helicopter Gorakshep to Kathmandu.
- All conservation and trek permits (T.I.M.S.) for the region you are trekking in.
- Sightseeing if mentioned in the itinerary.
- Assistance with buying trek gear or we can loan you for the trek.
The Cost Exclude(s)
- Bottled drinks of any kind plus extra tea and coffee when trekking.
- Tips and gratuities for staff.
- Personal insurance which if trekking or climbing must include helicopter evacuation.
- Please Note: Visas can be obtained on your arrival at Kathmandu Airport.