Highlights:

“Adventure of great difference walk in and flying out on scenic Helicopter flight Enjoy short and marvelous Everest base camp trek and return fly back by helicopter adventure to world highest base camp of Mt. Everest
Walk into nice Sherpa villages adorned with colorful culture of ancient Buddhism.
Lovely scenery of dramatic landscaped with high snow mountains and green hills .
Standing beneath tallest peaks of the planet with fabulous surrounding views.
From base camp to highest point at Kalapathar with Mt. Everest at close distance” 

Trip at a Glance:

TrekkingMode:                   On Hotels and StandardLodge on treks
Trekking Grade:                  Moderateto Adventurous
Trekking Region:                 NepalNorth Mid East Himalaya at high Khumbu area
Hours of Walks:                   Fromminimum 4 hrs to maximum of 8 hrs.
Maximum altitude:            On top Kalapatharat 5,545 m and Everest Base Camp
                                                5,364m high.
People and Culture:           MostlySherpa tribe with Buddhism religion and culture
                                                ofTibetan origin traditions and custom.  
Trek Duration:                    08 Nights and 09 Days (with both waysflight on
                                              normalschedule flight and then in Heli to Kathmandu)
Total Trip:                             10Nights and 11 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)

Season for Everest Base Camp HeliTrekking:
March to May andSeptember to Novembers months, best times from March to May when wild flowersare in season, with clear morning but can get overcast during late afternoontimes. 

October to earlyDecember another good months for clear views of mountains where temperaturesdrops down to minus degree Celsius in the morning and nights as well in shadesaway from sunlight’s with chances of snow on some high areas and on routeEverest Base Camp.

Introduction:

Everest BaseCamp Heli Trekking, one of the swiftest ways to reach at the very bottom ofworld highest mountains and then back within a short frame of time, speciallyfor people with dreams to walk in the heart of Everest with limited holidayduration.

Everest BaseCamp Heli Trekking involves scenic walks through nice and impressive Sherpavillages, the highlanders of Everest and the men-folk pioneers as mountainguides since early days when Tenzing and Hillary first stepped on top of Mt.Everest in 29th May 1953.

Besidesamazing scenery of beautiful landscapes and views of high mountains the cultureand traditional heritage life of the native Sherpa is equally fascinating andworth a visit and as well to taste the culture and warm hospitality on routetrekking and staying overnights in nice lodge around nice villages.

Everest BaseCamp Heli Trekking begins taking a normal schedule flight from the capitalKathmandu to reach Nepal North Mid East Himalaya region around high Khumbu atLukla town, where our walk starts entering into Sherpa country facingincredible mountain views along the trek.

As walkprogress reaching at famous Namche Bazaar the main town / village of Khumbu,and then on scenic trail to reach at beautiful Thyangboche surrounded by greenvegetation and tall tree lines with array of peaks with views of Mt. Everestand magnificent Amadablam.

Enjoy tourof Thyangboche Monastery interior of great interest as our route leads beyondtree lines towards sheer wilderness within windswept landscapes getting nearerto high mountains to reach our main highlight and final destination at EverestBase camp.

Marvel thegreat beautiful surroundings of high mountains with close views of massiveKhumbu Ice-Fall and glaciers then adventure leads to the highest point of theadventure on top Kalapathar at the height of 5,545 m facing breath-takingpanorama of peaks with Everest and Mt. Pumori at mere distance.

Spendingmarvelous times and experience around best and scenic places of high Khumbu,ending the scenic and adventurous walks taking a smooth Helicopter flight toreach back at Lukla and towards Kathmandu, with fabulous moments andeverlasting memories on Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking.  

Brief Itinerary:

Day01:          On arrival in Kathmandu meetour staff for transfer to hotel.

Day02:          Fly to Lukla 2,820 m (30 mins)trek to Phakding 2,657 m- 04 hrs.

Day03:          Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m– 06 hrs.

Day04:          Rest day at Namche Bazaar foracclimatization and excursion.

Day05:          Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs.

Day 06:          Trekto Dingboche 4,365 m – 05 hrs.

Day 07:          Anotherrest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and local hike.

Day 08:          Trekto Lobuche 4,890 m – 05 hrs.

Day 09:          ToEverest Base Camp 5,365 m back at Gorakshep 5,180 m – 06 hrs.

Day 10:          Morningclimb Kalapathar at 5,545 m and then fly to Kathmandu.Day 11:          Internationaldeparture homeward bound.

Trip in Detail / Dossier:


  1. Day 1

    On arrival in Kathmandu meet our staff for transfer to hotel.

    On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport meet our guide and office staff for transfer to your respective hotels in the center of Kathmandu around Thamel, the most exciting place in Nepal and probably around Asia.

    On checking in to your rooms with time to rest from Jet-Lag, and then meet with other members in the group at main meeting hall or lobby, where guide will brief with useful information regarding treks-hotels and necessary details.

    Evening a group dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurant where you can enjoy folk culture program and dances of Nepal while having dinner.

  2. Day 2

    Fly to Lukla 2,820 m (30 mins flights) trek to Monjo 2,880 m via Phakding 2,640 m - 05 hrs.

    As per time for your flight normally early morning transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport, where short scenic flight takes you to land at Lukla, the starting and ending point of many adventures and treks around Khumbu and Everest region.

    From here walk beings on nice pleasant path heading past nice Sherpa villages overlooking views of Kongde, Kusum-Khanguru then reaching our overnight stop at Phakding.

  3. Day 3

    Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 04 hrs.

    From Phakding, morning on gradual walk entering pine forest to reach and cross over a long suspension bridge, and then reaching at nice village of Monjo, as walk leads to a short distance to enter Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepali while Sherpa call as Chomolungma).

    As walk continues into a river gorge covered in tall rhododendron-pines and fir forest to cross last and high bridge to reach Namche Bazaar, trail follows on winding uphill facing views of Everest-Lhotse and Kongde peaks, then reaching at famous Namche Bazaar at the height of 3,440 m high, an ideal place for acclimatization and rest day.

    Namche Bazaar, major hub and town of Khumbu Sherpa, where busy and active Saturday market hosted once a week.

  4. Day 4

    Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.

    Rest day to support acclimatization a nice place to explore around its scenic view points or hike uphill to Everest View Hotel or short walk on top Namche for fabulous scenery of landscapes with views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Amadablam with array of peaks.

    At the top visit interesting National Parks Museum where you can get good information of Khumbu area along with history and culture of Sherpa people includes information on flora and fauna with mountaineering expeditions.

  5. Day 5

    Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m - 05 hrs.

    At Namche Bazaar walk on main trail towards Everest base camp as route lead on gradual scenic path and then descend to Phunge-Tenga close to Imjatse River covered by alpine forest an ideal spot for lunch break.

    Afternoon climb into cool forest on winding uphill to reach at scenic Thyangboche

    and its impressive monastery, located on a high hill top surrounded by range of

    peaks with facing view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam includes adjoining  

    lesser mountain range.

    Once at Thyangboche enjoy tour of the monastery with an interesting interior

    adorned by colorful Buddhist religious painting and tapestry, fresco, impressive

    statues of Buddha and other famous Gurus.

  6. Day 6

    Trek to Dingboche 4,365 m - 05 hrs.

    From this beautiful spot of Thyangboche descend towards a river and crossing

    over a strong steel bridge with slow climb up to Pangboche village facing close

    views of majestic Amadablam.

    After a brief stop at Pangboche which is the last permanent village, while further

    on route are temporary settlement to cater the needs of trekkers, as walk follows

    uphill to Somare for possible lunch stop with close views of Amadablam peak and

    then on gradual up to reach a place where Pheriche and Dingboche route splits.

     

    Walk carried on heading east with short down to a river with short up to

    reach at Dingboche for overnight stop, located within scenic Imjatse valley.

     

    Dingboche with many good lodges, where overnight stops for two days will be on

    best available lodge facing utmost views of mountains range with Island Peak.

  7. Day 7

    Another rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and local hike.

    At Dingboche rest day to enjoy gorgeous views of mountains as well for

    acclimatization,  take a short hike above Dingboche and Imjatse valley for grand

    panorama of surrounding mountains includes Mt. Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse,

    North Face of Amadablam with Island Peak or Imjatse Himal, afternoon free at

    leisure.

  8. Day 8

    Trek to Lobuche 4,890 m - 05 hrs.

    From Dingboche morning starts with gentle up to reach a high ridge and then on nice main trail to reach at Thugla, with few houses that serves as Tea- House here great Khumbu glaciers melts into raging river.

    A good spot for lunch stop, where afternoon leads to a steep climb to a ridge top known as Thugla pass, here observe many tombs, memorials of mountaineers and climbers to Everest or other close peaks, from here rest of the walk is easy on gentle trails to Lobuche for overnight stop, on best lodge available at this high altitude and rough terrains offers good views of Nuptse and Lobuche peaks.

  9. Day 9

    Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and at Gorakshep 5,180 m - 06 hrs.

    Morning walks and adventure takes you beneath Mt. Everest at base camp, our route leads on a valley with short climb above Khumbu glaciers, and then over moraine of rocky dunes then reaching at Gorakshep, with few lodges located on a junction of Everest base camp and Kalapatthar trails.

    This was an earlier Everest base camp from 1950’s to 1970’s and then extended further in the corner of Khumbu glacier right beneath Everest, from Gorakshep walk for few hour over moraine and glaciers to reach our final destinations at Everest base camp within close to Nuptse-Lo la and Lhotse with massive Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers.

    During mountaineering peak season of April to May base camp will be busy with expeditions on full swing.

    Enjoying great moment, then head back on the same trail to Gorakshep for overnight stop.

  10. Day 10

    Morning climb Kalapathar at 5,545 m and then fly by helicopter from gorekshep Everest base camp to Kathmandu.

    Early morning uphill to reach on top Kalapatthar at above 5,545 m high, the highest spot of our adventure, offers sweeping panorama of peaks with Everest at close within stone throw distance.

    Enjoy grand views of mountains scenery and descend to Gorakshep for breakfast, as our helicopter arrives at Gorakshep board in for in for scenic an hour flight to reach back into busy city life of Kathmandu, and then transfer to your respective hotels with afternoon free at leisure.

  11. Day 11

    International Departure homeward bound.

    Last day in Nepal after a wonderful experience and adventure around Nepal

    Himalaya and on Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking, as per your time transfer to

    Kathmandu international airport for your onward flight back homeward or to your

    next respective destinations.

Special Note:

On the way back Helicopter picks you from Gorakshep or little above depending

upon weather and wind current, on route back might make short stops at

Namche or in Lukla for re-fueling and refreshments, helicopter carries maximum

of 5 passengers with adequate and limited baggage allowance.

 


services

Helicopters services we run and operate for scenic flights, rescue or other purpose:

Several types of helicopter we run and operate in private sector and with Helicopter Companies:

Different models from Puma, Turbine Robinson R 66 Helicopter USA, H-125 or AS-350B3e built by Air-Bus Company, Airbus H125 with MSN 8477 Helicopter for commercial services with
AS 350 B series of helicopters manufactured by Euro-Copter, France popular all over the world.

It is regarded as one of the most versatile helicopters and is suitable for mountain flying and all types of helicopter missions. Following are its features:

  • Safe Design
  • Comfortable Seating Arrangements
  • 5 seats excluding Pilot
  • Suitable for all types of helicopter missions
  • Can fly up to an altitude of 19,000 feet

Other helicopters are powerful Russian made MI-17. This is a big bird, capable of

transporting 22 passengers or four tons of cargo. MI-17's can reach altitudes well

in excess of 5,000 m high and have been known to land at Everest Base Camp.

 

Offers excellent services and utility, reliability under extreme conditions as well,

these helicopters are required usually in chartering for bigger group of people or

large cargo transfer.


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