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Helicopter Trek to Everest Base Camp

Helicopter Trek to Everest Base Camp

Is travelling to the rocky mountains of Everest on your favourites list? Have you ever dreamed of trekking Everest Base Camp but concerned about long days of trekking, food and lodging, secure itinerary, professional guides, all-inclusive trekking, private excursion, customized service? 

To overcome all, we're offering the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek. Well, it's the dream of every traveller, thrill-seeker to travel along with relatives and couples to trek to foothills of the Mount Everest Base Camp! Getting to experience the magnificent Himalayas is a lifetime of experience and a moment that one will treasure for life.

Everest Base Camp via Helicopter Trek

There are several trekkers who are eager to take the Everest Base Camp Trip but are concerned about a set itinerary, don't have enough time, don't want to walk back to Lukla (2,860 m) from Base Camp. 

Under that case, the 09 Days Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is excellent for you. Just trekking and helicopter flights are under the operator's control while you can experience your trip to Nepal and many more on your own.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

There are several trips to Everest Base Camp, varying from one day travel to Everest Base Camp, Helicopter travel to Lukla and Everest View Luxury Heli Hike. 

But, if you want to trek and complete a walk along the path through the village of Sherpa, the monastery and the breathtaking scenery, we recommend 9 Days Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek via Kathmandu.

This route takes you to the foothills of Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world, at 5,364 metres. Your Everest Heli trek starts off with an exciting flight to Lukla. It is regarded as the 'Gateway to Everest' after Lukla airport was built in 1964. 

From Lukla, you launch your trek to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar (5,644.5 m) and take a helicopter ride back to Kathmandu. Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return is for someone who does not have the time or physical strength to walk around from Base Camp. 

It is a popular trip among those who would like to experience hiking and enjoy the breathtaking flight of the Everest Area.

Main Features of the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

  • Flight to Lukla (Tenzing-Hillary Airport), the gateway to the Everest region
  • Walking across the high suspension mounted bridges
  • Understanding and experiencing the unique culture of the Sherpa community
  • Visiting Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital and the cultural centre of the Khumbu range
  • Visiting the Buddhist monasteries in Tengboche
  • Trekking to the world's famous destination, Everest Base Camp
  • Trekking to Kala Patthar, scenic viewpoint in the Everest Region
  • Staying ate the best available teahouses/guest houses/ lodges available during the trek
  • Enjoying the magnificent mountain regions during the helicopter tour in the Everest region

Itinerary of the Helicopter Trek to Everest Base Camp

Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu (1,400 m) to Lukla (2,860 m), followed by a trek to Phakding (2,610 m)

Day 2: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,500 m)

Day 3: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar

Day 4: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860 m)

Day 5: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410 m)

Day 6: Acclimatization Day at Dingboche

Day 7: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940 m)

Day 8: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,164 m) and then hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m) and back to Gorak Shep

Day 9: Trek to Kala Patthar (5,644.5 m) and return back to Kathmandu in a Helicopter

Facts About the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

  • Duration of the trek: Nine days
  • Tour Type: Private
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Maximum Altitude Reached: 5,644.5 metres
  • Accommodation: 8 nights at the best available tea houses or guest houses
  • Group Size: 1-12
  • Minimum Age: 12

Trekking Essentials for the Helicopter Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Comfortable daypack/backpack with a waistband
  • Waterproof jackets
  • Wind Stopper Jackets with fleece
  • Pullovers and warm fleece jackets
  • Lightweight hiking boots or lightweight leather boots
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Mittens or heavyweight gloves
  • Down vests or jackets
  • Sleeping bags (optional)
  • Long cotton pants
  • Long thermal undergarments
  • Wollen pants
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Tshirts
  • Light inner socks and warm woollen socks
  • Towels
  • Water bottles
  • Water purifying capsules or iodine tablets

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