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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

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Nepal

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12 days

Availability

March - May, October - December
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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

Everest base camp helicopter trek is a classic tour package, inclduing a chartered helicopter flight both ways Mt. Everest Helicopter trek is one of the ultimate adventure trek packages in the Everest region of Nepal. This helicopter trek is especially for those trekkers who want to experience helicopter flight with limited time to commit to trek in the Everest region. Our special package takes you towards the gateway of the Everest region in a chartered helicopter, no need to worry about the Lukla flight cancellation during your holiday in the land of Himalayas. Everest base camp helicopter trek is an awesome combined package, which provides you the experience of trekking on the heartland of Everest as well enjoying the luxurious helicopter ride over the Himalayas. Trekking in the Everest region offers a chance to experience Sherpa’s culture, traditions, their primitive lifestyles, beautiful environment of mountain land, historical Buddhist monasteries, Khumbu glaciers, vibrant sunrise and sunsets, snow-capped peaks, mountain villages, flora and fauna and the ultimate Helicopter flight above the Himalayas. This trek doesn’t require any previous trekking experience but we recommend a good level of physical fitness.

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Everest base camp helicopter trek is a classic tour package, inclduing a chartered helicopter flight both ways Mt. Everest Helicopter trek is one of the ultimate adventure trek packages in the Everest region of Nepal. This helicopter trek is especially for those trekkers who want to experience helicopter flight with limited time to commit to trek in the Everest region. Our special package takes you towards the gateway of the Everest region in a chartered helicopter, no need to worry about the Lukla flight cancellation during your holiday in the land of Himalayas. Everest base camp helicopter trek is an awesome combined package, which provides you the experience of trekking on the heartland of Everest as well enjoying the luxurious helicopter ride over the Himalayas. Trekking in the Everest region offers a chance to experience Sherpa’s culture, traditions, their primitive lifestyles, beautiful environment of mountain land, historical Buddhist monasteries, Khumbu glaciers, vibrant sunrise and sunsets, snow-capped peaks, mountain villages, flora and fauna and the ultimate Helicopter flight above the Himalayas. This trek doesn’t require any previous trekking experience but we recommend a good level of physical fitness.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,320 m/4,330 ft)

Welcome to the Land of Himalayas, Nepal! Today is the first day of our adventure. Your wonderful journey begins upon your Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. After landing, our representative will happily welcome you with warm greetings and an easy transfer to your respective hotel in our private vehicle.

In the evening, you will be introduced to your tour guide and discuss your trip briefing session in short at our office. We have also arranged a welcome dinner hosted by Life Himalaya Trekking at Nepalese Restaurant, giving you the opportunity to soak up some of the local culture. Overnight stay at 4 or 5 star rated hotel in Kathmandu.

Welcome to Nepal! Embrace the local culture with our warm welcome and a traditional Nepalese style dinner

Activities

  • Transfer To Hotel
  • Nepalese Welcome Dinner

Accommodation

Marriott in Kathmandu

Day 2

Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour & Trek Preparation

Today we spend our day in Kathmandu, giving you time to enjoy this beautiful country after your long flight. Our day starts after having breakfast, your guide will meet you to take you on a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. Some stops include World Heritage Sites in UNISCO including Pashupatinath Temple, Buddhanath Sputa, Swyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar square.

In the evening, you will get an orientation program where your trekking guide will provide information regarding your trip and make all the preparations for your trek.

Experience all that Kathmandu has to offer, visit world heritage sites and gaze at the historic city during your guided tour

Activities

  • City Tour Of Kathmandu

Accommodation

M- Hotel, Hotel Jampa, Thamel Eco Resort in Kathmandu

Day 3

Chartered Helicopter Flight to Lukla (2,804 m/9,200 ft),Trek to Phakding (2,623 m/8,605 ft)

Today is the beginning day of our trekking in the land of The Himalayas. After breakfast, your trekking guide will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to The Domestic Airport at Kathmandu.

Without the need to worry about a potential Lukla Flight delay or cancellation, we've arranged a short and scenic helicopter charter flight to reach the Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. Your Everest Base Camp trekking begins when you arrive at Lukla.

On your arrival, you’ll be introduced to your Porters and Crew members. After a short meeting and introduction, our trek begins. We will walk through the beautiful paved footpath, alongside Dudh Koshi River and pass typical Sherpa’s villages until we reach Phakding village. Overnight at tea house in Phakding.

Enjoy a relaxing and spectacular chartered helicopter flight to Lukla before beginning your trek through the breathtaking landscape

Activities

  • Transfer To Airport
  • Helicopter Charter To Lukla
  • All Meals

Accommodation

Royal Sherpa Resort or Beer Garden Hotel

Day 4

Trek From Phakding To Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,286 ft)

Our day begins after having breakfast at the teahouse. The trial leads us through a beautiful Sherpa settlement, Dudh Koshi River and across a series of suspension bridges towards famous village of Benkar and Monjo.

Thereafter, we ascend to the village of Jorsalle- Sagarmatha. This is a National Park entry point, Permits and TIMS card will also be checked here. After lunch at Jorsalle, we continue to walk along with the river bank and are able to see the snow-capped mountains such as Mt. Thamasekru, Lhotse, Everest. Witness the range in all its glory for the first time.

Walking through Hillay Bridge we will reach Namche Bazaar - The capital of The Everest region. Namche Bazaar is a delightful mountain town built on a steep mountain bowl with an excellent view of the mountains. Overnight at tea house in Namche Bazaar.

Your first sighting of the majestic Everest as well as the rest of the beautiful snow-capped mountain range

Activities

  • All Meals

Accommodation

Hotel Namche or Himalayan Culture Home

Day 5

Rest Day at Namche Bazaar, Excursion To Everest View Hotel (3,880 m/12,726 ft)

Today is the day for acclimatisation or a rest day. We will spend the day at Namche Bazaar - Climbing high and sleeping low is considered a good way to acclimatize here. This will help your body to cope with the intensity and avoid any altitude sickness problems.

After lunch, we will take a short hike towards The Everest View Hotel- the highest altitude placed Luxury Hotel in world! Here we can see the close-up views of Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m) and a panoramic view of the world highest mountains including Mt. Everest.

Then we back to enjoy beautiful Namche or take rest and prepare for next day. Overnight stay at tea house in Namche Bazaar.

Spend your day acclimatising and later, the chance to visit Everest View Hotel- the highest altitude placed Luxury Hotel in world!

Accommodation

Hotel Namche or Himalayan Culture Home

Day 6

Trek From Namche Bazaar To Debuche (3,820 m/1253 ft) via Tengboche (3,867 m/12,687 ft)

Our day begins with a pleasant walk on the footpath passing beautiful forests and a chance to enjoy the magnificent views of Himalayas.

We continue our trek towards the village of Kenjoma and Sansaa- the place where the pathway to Gokyo Lake and Everest base camp separates. After lunch at Phunki Tanga, we move steeply up through the pine forest (around two to three hours) to reach Tengboche village.

Tengboche is a magnificent village of The Everest region with plenty of spots to capture close views of world’s highest mountains - Ama Dablam. We will visit the oldest and biggest Buddhist Tengboche monasteries, nourishing your sprit with the daily praying Buddhist monks.

Continuing our walk via the village of Pangboche along with Rhododendron forest we will arrive at Debuche. Overnight stay at teahouse in Deboche.

Along the trek to Debuche, visit some of the oldest and biggest Buddhist Tengboche Monasteries

Activities

  • Visit Buddhist Tengboche Monasteries
  • All Meals

Accommodation

Himalayan Culture Home or Hotel Paradise

Day 7

Trek From Debuche Fo Dingboche (4,410 m/14,470 ft)

After breakfast, our day begins with a pleasant walk through several Mani walls, typical villages and Chortens.

Following the Imja Khola, and after crossing the bridges, we will reach the village of Orsho - the way that separates the trail to Pheriche and Dingboche. We enjoy our lunch with the breathtaking views of Ama Dablam and enter the Imja Valley.

We continue our walk towards Imja valley to reach Dingboche. It is a picturesque village with beautifully cultivated fields where people grow crops like barley, and potatoes as well graze domestic animals i.e. Yak. Dingboche is also known as the gateway for Island Peak Climbing. Overnight stay at tea house in Dingboche.

Walking towards Imja valley to reach Dingboche, admire the beauty that surrounds you. From the mountainous landscape to the local Yak Farmers, breathtaking views are guaranteed

Activities

  • All Meals

Accommodation

Hotel Tashi Dilekh or Good Luck Hotel

Day 8

Rest Day at Dingboche, Excursion To Nakarsang Hill

We rest at Dingboche to ensure proper acclimatisation, at a high altitude to be able to stay active as well safe from altitude sickness in further coming days during the trek.

After a late breakfast, we will hike around the Nagarjun Peak from where we will seek the tremendous views of the majestic peaks like Mt. Lhotse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, Ama Dablam, Island peak, Cholaste, Taboche. This is your chance to view them from different faces and angles.

You can also visit around the beautiful Dingboche village. After lunch, you will have some free time to rest and relax. Overnight stay at tea house in Dingboche.

Enjoy the different views and unique angles of the mountains that surround you during an excursion to Nagarjun Peak

Activities

  • All Meals

Accommodation

Hotel Tashi Dilekh or Good Luck Hotel

Day 9

Trek From Dingboche To Lobuche (4,930 m/16,170 ft)

After a proper rest, our day begins with an amazing hike towards the famous village Dhugla, passing through the Khumbu Khola valley. The trek continues with an impressive view of the peaks, including Khumbuste, Pumori, Nuptuse, Lhoste and Everest and even The Khumbu glacier.

The valley begins to narrow as we come closer to Dusa. The trail is steep and the trial consists of numerous huge rocks and mountains yaks passing nearby, in the high altitude. We can also see many memorials made in the memory of climbers with praying flags and stones. These are left to honour those who passed away on the journey to Mt. Everest.

Now, we are in mountain land. As the trek continues, we can easily get tired, but we continue towards Lubuche - a small settlement near Mt. Everest. Overnight stay at tea house in Lobuche.

Appreciate the magnificent views that only amplify as we trek higher and higher towards Lobuche

Activities

  • All Meals

Accommodation

Hotel National Park or Hotel Mother Earth

Day 10

Trek To Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961 ft), towards Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,598 ft) & back to Go

Today is the most important day of your trek. Today is the longest day walk, which starts after breakfast at Lobuche. The trail is quite wide and easy to walk up to get to Gorak Shep. On reaching Gorak Shep, we will drop all our belongings at lodges and take some rest.

After lunch, we head towards our final destination - Mt. Everest Base Camp, with huge excitement a snowy route to concur. After reaching our destination, we enjoy the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhoste, Pumori, Khumbuste, and may others as well as the natural splendor of Khumbu glacier.

After finishing all activities, we return back to Gorak Shep using the same trail as there is no place to stay at Everest Base Camp. Overnight stay at tea house in Gorak Shep.

The most important day of your trek, Everest Base Camp together with its spectacular views

Activities

  • Everest Base Camp
  • All Meals

Accommodation

Hotel Everest Inn or Hotel Yeti

Day 11

Hike To Kalapathar (5,545 m/18,192 ft), Chartered Helicopter flight To Kathmandu (1,320 m/4,330 ft)

Today we wake early in the morning to climb to the top of Kalapatthar (5,545 m). This is one of the best viewpoints and also one of the prime highlights of The Everest region.

From Kalapatthar we can observe 360 degree panoramic views with a vibrant sunrise on the snow-capped mountains that surround us. These include Mt. Everest, Khumbase, Pumari, Cho-Oyu, Khumbu Glacier, Ama Dablam, Everest Base Camp etc.

Then trek down to Gorakshep and enjoy a well deserved breakfast. After breakfast, we take an exciting chartered Helicopter flight directly to Kathmandu. During your chartered Helicopter flight above the Himalayas, you will get ample opportunities to capture all the amazing panoramic views of The Worlds Highest Mountain Ranges.

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, our representative will collect you and transfer you to your respective hotel using our private vehicle. Overnight at 4 or 5 star rated hotel in Kathmandu.

After watching a glorious sunrise over the peaks, enjoy an exciting chartered Helicopter Flight to Kathmandu

Activities

  • Chartered Helicopter Flight To Kathmandu
  • Transfer To Hotel
  • Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation

M- Hotel, Hotel Jampa, Thamel Eco Resort in Kathmandu

Day 12

Farewell & Departure

Our adventurous trip ends today in Nepal. Our service ends after our last Nepalese breakfast. Our representitive will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure flight, as per your flight schedule. We hope you are leaving with a heart full of memories, ones to cherish for a lifetime.

Final Goodbyes after a once in a lifetime experience

Activities

  • Transfer To Airport

What's Included

Accommodation

All Accommodation as specified in the itinerary

Ground Transport

All Transfers as per itinerary

Flights

Helicopter and Domestic Flights as per itinerary

Meals

All Meals as specified in itinerary

Created by
Shiba Rijal

Mr Shiba Hari Rijal was born in the remote village Satyadevi in Dhading district of Nepal. He finishes his school level from Shree Bachhaladevi higher secondary school in his own village. After finishing high school, he came to Kathmandu and join a college of Geography and travel/tourism;also join a trekking. Firstly, he started his trekking as a porter and then he became a guide. He used to work as a manager in 2 different companies. Because of his hard work he is now founder of his own company life Himalaya trekking.

Mr. Shiba has started working in trekking field since 1992. He has got a huge experience in trekking sector.So, his friends,family and the trekkers suggest him to start his own company. He establishes life Himalaya trekking. He knows how to treat a guest. He says “Servicing to the guest is like servicing to god”. So, he has been servicing an excellent service to the guest.

As a Malltitalented personality Mr. Rijal speaks multiple languages like English, German, Hindi, Nepali and other 5 different local languages. As a good traveler, he travels different countries like Austria, German, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy and many other countries.

MD rijal has the experience of famous trekking routes in the Everest region (Everest base camp trek more than 50 times) Annapurna Region, Langtang region, Manaslu Region, Ganesh Himal region, Makalu region, Kanchanjunga Region, Dolpo Region and many other hidden trekking reason. He is not only a good trekking guide he is also an excellent climber. He have been in many famous trekking peaks like Mera peak (6,476 m in 1999), island peak (6,189 m in 2000), Yala peak (5,700 m in 2001) and many other.

Mr. Shiba Hari Rijal is not only interested in trekking sector. He is a kind hearted, positive and the helpful person. Because of this habit he is now president of Ganesh Himal Community Foundation. He donates the profits from life Himalaya to the Ganesh Himal Community Foundation and he is building the earthquake damaged schools in the remote areas of Nepal, helping livelihood projects.

Mr Rijal is an enthusiastic tourism entrepreneur, fully devoted in social work, an energetic person who, have a lot of experience in trekking, peak climbing and servicing to Nepal Travelers. Mt rijals like meting people and travel.

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