Everest Base Camp Trek Shortest Duration Helicopter- 10 days Trip
• Group Size: 1+
• Best Season: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
• Trip Type: Popular
• Tour Grade: Moderate
• Accommodation: Hotels & Resorts with your Budget
• Region: Everest
• Highest Altitude: 5,545m (Kalapatthar), 5,365m (Everest Basecamp)
Everest Base Camp Trek Shortest Duration with Helicopter is suitable for those who has limited time and can afford helicopter ride back cost. Trekking history goes back on 29th of May 1953, the glorious day of Mount Everest, two great sons of the universe (Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary) achieved unforeseen success on the mission to the Mount Everest. The same move towards the summit of the greater Himalaya gave birth to various possibilities and hopes in the part of nature-lovers and researchers. Since then, trek to Mount Everest region has become well-liked among those who want to take taste of adventure along with fun and exploration. We are here to offer you Everest base camp trekking package which is two weeks’ time frame compatible. Mighty Mount Everest, Tengboche monastery, the Everest base camp, Kalapaththar, Gokyo, Khumbu glacier, Mongoloid Sherpa aka ‘Tigers of the Mountain’ and assorted flora and fauna are the main things to perceive in Everest base camp trekking.
Everest Base Camp Trek Shortest Duration with Helicopter can be undertaken throughout the year. However the autumn (September-November) and the spring (March-May) are the recommended seasons. The former season offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views whereas during the latter one, different varieties of wild flowers especially rhododendrons make the hillside a hunting paradise. Mountain views are excellent and temperature is quit moderate.
Before starting the Everest base camp trekking from Lukla, we will reach there by a short but panoramic flight from the capital, Kathmandu. And then, the trail directs us to Phakding, Dudhkoshi valley and Namche bazaar respectively. In Namche aka Sherpa capital, we will feel aroma of Himalayan culture and rhododendron woods which, in addition, will encourage you not to put up the shutters of your eyes even a single moment. Proceeding ahead, stunning panorama of the Everest welcomes you from Tengboche monastery premises. Picturesque landscapes themselves define what the mammoth pleasure is. Climb downward to the local villages Pangboche and upward to Pheriche observing remote-inhabitants’ standard of living. Following Khumbu glacier, you will be led to Lobuche which is an ideal place to enjoy awesome view of Amadablam, Taweche and many other pikes.
After the next stop Gorakshep, you will fetch a lifetime move towards Kalapaththar, the chief altitude of the trip (5554 MASL) presenting peculiarity of the planet. While being here, you will realize that your decision to trek the base camp was absobloominglutely great! Be proud of visiting such magnetic arena; appreciate the Himalayas and be blown in the world of reality along with unrivaled instance of nature untouched by the influence of modernity.
Leaving Everest base camp and Khumbu, you will return back to Lukla airport and then fly to Kathmandu for the sake of completing the journey. This is the same flight which offers final opportunity to take glimpses of the superior Himalayas and you will be waving your hands of farewell with love and respect to the nature.
• Due to various distinguishing features we have been well established as leading trekking operator since 1995. Join Himalaya Holiday Service to:
• Quest peculiar Sherpa culture and lifestyle in Solukhumbu
• Get closer to a variety of flora and fauna
• Obtain personal care from our team throughout the trip
• Start and carry out the trip in your convenient time and length
• Take adequate rest days to minimize the risk of altitude sickness
• Enjoy stunning dusk over the Everest from 5545 MASL
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu our Sherpa trekking guide welcomes you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and transfers to hotel. Briefing on trekking, gears, foodstuff, guide and porters will take place at the hotel. Enjoy welcome dines with cultural show. Overnight at hotel Yak and yeti 5 stars (D)
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Day 2: Kathmandu – Lukla Airport– Phakding (Approx. 3 hrs trek ) After driving to Kathmandu airport we will have 30 minutes’ scenic flight to Lukla (2800 MASL). When we meet our Sherpa team, we will trek for Phakding (2600 MASL). Overnight at Guest House (BLD)
Day 3: Phakding – Namche (Approx 5 hrs trekking ) Namche (3440 MASL) is regarded as the gateway of Trans–Himalayan trade since long. After long hike from Phakding, we will take rest in this land of Sherpa inhabitant. Overnight at Lodge (BLD)
Day 4: Acclimatization at Namche This rest day supports you to energize in highest elevation preventing from altitude sickness. We will explore local villages and museum nearby. While visiting Hillary School and the Hospital, we will memorize the pioneer mountaineers Tenzing Norge Sherpa and Edmund Hillary and will bow our head to pay respect to them. Overnight at Hotel (BLD)
Namche Bazzar is a colorful Sherpa village with many wonderful and interesting shops and vendors, fabulous food, and stunning views of the surrounding Himalayas. An early trekking above town, before the clouds move in, reward trekkers with a spectacular Himalayan sunrise and views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse (the 4th highest peak in the world), and the beautiful Ama Dablam. On the way down, there is chance to visit the Sherpa Museum that houses an exhibit on traditional Sherpa lifestyle and a fabulous photography display by a local Nepalese naturalist. One room highlights the Sherpa traditions and in another, Sherpa high altitude climbers are presented.
Day 5: Namche – Deboche (Approx 5 hrs trekking ) Via Tengboche, we continue our trekking to Deboche (4350 MASL). The largest monastay in Khumbu, Tengboche (3850 MASL), offers gigantic view of Everest along with Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, etc. Here, we will pass by quiet rhododendron forest. Overnight at Everest view guest House (BLD)
Day 6: Deboche – Pheriche (Approx 4 hrs trekking ) As we leave Deboche, we will hike to Pangboche and will obtain blessing from Lamp Geshe for the sake of successful trip. Geshe is the distinguished religious figure of Solukhumbu. Here we follow Imja river in order to reach Pheriche. (4240 MASL). Overnight at Everest panaroma Hotel (BLD)
Day 7: Acclimatization at Pheriche- easy hiking around Hotel On this rest day, we visit a clinic run by Himalayan Rescue Association and then accend to Imja river valley.This place proffers superb vista of northen Amadablam. Overnight at sagarmatha Hotel (BLD)
Day 8: Pheriche – Lobuche (Approx 4 hrs trekking ) This trail is full of past memorials for mountaineers made up of rocks. Along the way, you will see many Chhortens and prayer flags. And, you may encounter with snow trail further. Lobuche (4950 MASL) is a Himalayan village on the base of the peak Lobuche. Overnight at Hotel (BLD)
Day 9: Lobuche – Gorakshep Everest Base Camp – (Approx 5 hrs trekking ) Marching ahead, we will cross over the Khangri glacier after walking lower ridges of Khumbu glacier. This trail leads us to Gorakshep (5150 MASL), the final stop before the Everest base camp and continue to Everest base camp.
While you reach at Everest base camp Helicopter is ready to fly back to kathmandu – extra cost USD 6000 for return Helicopter flight
Day 10: Departure After breakfast, our representative will transfer you to the airport (TIA) for your onward journey. Have safe flight. Farewell! (B)
Abbreviations used in the Text: (B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner MASL = Meters Above Sea Level
Everest trekking cost is charged in USD – please Contact Us for best rate
• Everest National Park entry fees
• All Meals & Hotels during the trekking, bed and breakfast in Kathmandu
• Everest base camp Trekking Permit
• Round Trip Domestic airfare – Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu
• All scheduled land transportation in Kathmandu
• Accommodations in Kathmandu
• Nice Tea House Lodge during Everest Trekking- 12 nights
• Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with entrance fees
• Lodge trek as mentioned in Everest base camp trek itinerary
• Professional, English-speaking Everest trekking guide
• Baggage transport (limited to 20kg – 44lbs)
• Services to arrange all equipments for the Everest trekking
• International airfare and meals during travel, airport tax
• Optional extra night and tours in Kathmandu, entry fees in Kathmandu monuments
• Non-scheduled meals
• Snack food during the trekking
• Personal gears
• Trip cancellation insurance
• Medical and evacuation coverage , Travel insurance Required
• Staff gratuities