Everest Base Camp Heli Trek – Luxury trek package to Everest Base camp Nepal

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Everest Base Camp Heli Trek – Luxury trek package to Everest Base camp Nepal

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12 Days
12 People
Daily Tour
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Overview

Everest base camp luxury trekking package
We hike up to the base camp staying in Luxury comfortable lodges and fly back in a helicopter from base camp to Kathmandu 

You have just 12 days and want to do Everest base camp trek in Nepal? If so, trek to Everest Base Camp on foot and fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter from base camp will be a good option for you.

Our Everest base camp helicopter tour is an amazing combination of adventure and luxury of flying back all the way from close to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world by helicopter with amazing views of the Khumbu valley – the sherpa land. This incredible luxury Everest base camp trek is designed for the adventurers who want to make their dream of going to the Everest base camp true but do not have long enough time to do it all on foot.

This Everest Heli trek has the luxury of flying back from Pheriche below Everest base camp instead of hiking down to Lukla and fly with fixed-wing aircraft. This trip will save you at least four days completing the whole Everest base camp trek in 12 days instead of 16 days.


While on this Everest Helicopter trek, you will be trekking all the way up to the base camp from Lukla after flying in there by fixed-wing aircarft and you will enjoy all the highlights of the Everest Khumbu region as we will follow the classic route to Everest base camp. 

You will have every opportunity to enjoy the serene mountain atmosphere, Sherpa culture, monastery visit, flora and Fauna highlights while you hike up along the main Everest trekking trail acclimatizing and being safe.

Dreaming of celebrating marriage anniversary at Everest base camp? we organized a trip to Everest by helicopter to celebrate the marriage anniversary of Jess and David from the USA on Nov. 2015 and the article about the photo shoot of the marriage anniversary at the Top of the world Everest was published in local a newspaper – the Republica, saying the headline: Anniversary at Kalapathar with ‘Nepal is safe’ message.

If you are interested to arrange a Marriage ceremony or Honeymoon or photoshoot or film/movie shooting in Nepal Himalaya please contact us.

Cost Includes/ Excludes

Includes

  • All accommodation (3 Star Hotels) on Bed and Breakfast service in Kathmandu
    ( can upgrade to 4 or 5 star at extra cost)
  • Pick up and drop off service on arrival and departure
  • Simple lodges on the trek with all meals included
  • Kathmandu heritage monuments sightseeing with a city tour guide
  • One way Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla by fixed wing airplane
  • An English speaking guide and necessary number of supporting staffs
  • Helicopter flight back to Kathmandu from near the base camp of Everest 

Excludes

  • International air fare and travel insurance
  • Nepal visa fee (Payable upon arrival)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu; all sorts of drinks except mentioned in the included section
  • Kathmandu valley heritage monuments entry fees (approximately USD 26) on the sightseeing day
  • Tips and gratuities to Guides and supporting staffs
  • Any other expenses of personal nature or any other that is not mentioned in the included section

Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal

You will be welcomed and received on your arrival by our representative at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Later on, you will be transferred to your hotel; check into the room and spend some relaxing time until we meet at some point in the evening for the trip briefing. You will be informed about the briefing time on your arrival at hotel.

DAY 2: Kathmandu Exploration Day

After breakfast in the morning we take you for the Kathmandu sightseeing tour. We are going to do the UNESCO CULTURAL HERITAGE TOUR today which includes: Swoyambhunath - The oldest Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu Valley, a beautiful abode for lots of monkeys thus also known as Monkey Temple, is also a perfect vantage point to see Kathmandu valley. Pashupatinath- A holy pilgrimage for Hindus and Hindu Crematorium, watch as the Hindu dead bodies are cremated in the most unique way in the world; we come across men with ash rubbed body, matted locks and dreaded look which is typical look of a Hindu Holy Men known as Sadhus. Boudhanath- the biggest Buddhist temple in the world; a site for Tibetan Buddhism where we can visit monasteries, watch the Holy Monks busy in their chanting ritual going around the temple. Patan Durbar Square- A Medieval Royal Palace area which is also known as the city of fine arts, we can see the finest example of metal and stone carving back to 14th century and also the amazing Nepali Architecture.

DAY 3: Kathmandu - Lukla, Phakding

We have our breakfast early in the morning and drive to the airport to take a flight to Lukla, the gateway to Everest Region accompanied by your trekking guide. We fly by a Twin Otter aircraft which is the most renowned mountain flight corporation in the world. Once on the flight we can enjoy the stunning beauty of the rugged foothills that give way to the snowline of the majestic Himalaya. A lot of the world\'s highest mountains including Kanchenjunga III, Lhotse IV and Makalu V and many other snow capped mountains. After enjoying the adventurous flight for about 45 minutes, we land in Lukla, an exceptionally beautiful mountain town in the Everest Region where we meet our porters and prepare for the walk of the day to Phakding, another mountain town. The descending walk leads us along the Dudh Koshi River and to Phakding village for the overnight stay.

DAY 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar

The early start of the trek of the day takes you on mostly flat and gradual uphill trail along the Dudh Koshi River up to Hilary suspension bridge. From this point your first steep uphill walk on the Everest trail starts which takes you to an extraordinarily beautiful town of Namche, famously known as Namche Bazaar. On the way to Namche you can enjoy the view of some the Himalayan peaks including Thamserku, Tabuche, Cholatsem, Khumbila – Sacred Mountain which protects the Khumbu region and many other mountains. Get yourself immersed in the beauty of local Sherpa and Buddhist culture, take pictures of yaks, take in the spirituality from the prayer flags along the trail and many more just reach the destination for today to enjoy the more majestic view of Kongde, Kusum Kangri and Thamserku.

DAY 5: Namche Bazaar – Everest View point – Namche Bazaar

A stopover day in Namche for acclimatization. Hike to Everest view point for about two hours uphill and enjoy the view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Amadablam and many other Himalayan peaks. Hike down to Namche and spend rest of the day exploring Namche Bazaar enjoying the local atmosphere.

DAY 6: Namche - Tyangboche

Munch mountain breakfast early in the morning and start the trek of the day to Tyangboche. Initial part of the walk today is on a mountain flat and downhill trails to Phungi Thanga for about four hours. From there another steep walk for about another two and half hours to take you to the famous Tyangboche. Once you are in Tyangboche, never miss the opportunity to visit an ancient Tyangboche monastery where you can see the footprint of Milarepa, a famous ancient Tibetan yogi and poet from the Kagyupa sect.

DAY 7: Tyangboche - Dingboche

Pave your trail through Diboche, crossing Imja Khola to Pangboche and to Dingboche – today’s destination. As you walk on the Nepali flat – sometimes up and sometimes down, enjoy the enchanting view of the snow capped mountains which is luring you even closer to the Everest. The view and the fresh mountain air is enough to make you forget about your tiredness. Engage yourself in the observation of the incredible beauty of the Himalayan atmostp here.

DAY 8: DINGBOCHE

At this altitude, the human body needs time to adjust to the environment so take your day to acclimatize to the high altitude climate. Rather than just sitting around, we encourage you to attempt one of the two hikes we recommend. The short and best option is to ascend the hill immediately behind Dingboche which takes about four hours to reach the top. The view from the top will just blow your mind. Your four hours effort to reach the top will be eventually rewarded

DAY 9: Dingboche - Lobuche

Be thrilled with additional mountain views as you walk on your pace along the Himalayan trail. Enjoying and integrating the mountain atmosphere into your life, you are heading yet another count of miles towards the famous base camp of the world’s tallest peak. The view is just a catalyst to take you to the Base camp. Communicate and listen to your body and go slow. After observing the memorials for the mountaineers at Dughla pass finally you reach another beautiful mountain village of Lobuche for the overnight stay.

DAY 10: Lobuje – Gorak Shep 5160 m - Everest Base Camp 5365 m

Today is a long day as we walk to Gorakshep, check into lodge, have lunch and walk to the Base Camp and return back to Gorakshep for stay over. The most exciting thing about today is that you are going to be at the base camp. Walking along the Khumbu glacier – the highest situated glacier in the world, and crossing the Changri glacier, we walk ahead towards Gorakshep After the lunch at Gorakshep, we walk to the Everest Base Camp, enjoy the view, take lots of pictures, selfies. Return back to Gorakshep for the overnight stay.

DAY 11: Gorakshep - Kala Pathar 5555 meters – fly to Kathmandu

Very early morning wake up to go to the highest point of the trek, Kalapatthar – a magnificent view point to the world’s tallest Everest and several other mountains in the Himalayan range. It takes about Three hours to reach the top. After the sunrise, hike down to Gorakshep; have your breakfast later walk down to Lobuche or Pheriche and fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter. Later, in the evening, we go for a Nepali dinner with cultural show together and talk about the Everest Base Camp Heli Trip.

DAY 12: Departure Day

You will be transferred to airport at your schedule for the final departure as today is the last day of our 12 Days Everest Base Camp Heli Trip.

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Reviews

Daniel R

Daniel R

Everest Base Camp Trek, April 2018
This was the trip of a lifetime for me, this company went above what I expected! I would not hesitate to use them again. Before the trip all questions were answered promptly, the guides were professional and knowledgeable.

Kelly and Palmer

Kelly and Palmer

Unforgettable Everest Base Camp Trek We just completed a 12-day trip to Everest Base Camp with Earthbound Expeditions. We have been on a number of trekking vacations, but this was by far the most amazing trip. The Himalayan mountain range was stunning and humbling. The Nepalese people, particularly those in the Khumbu region, were incredibly kind and hospitable. And of course, the food was delicious. We look forward to returning to Nepal again in the future and will definitely be using Earthbound Expeditions. Special thanks to the following individuals who made this a memorable, safe and joyful experience: (1) Rajan: Earthbound’s incredibly responsive and thoughtful leader. He patiently answered all of our questions about the trip prior to our arrival and accommodated many of our requests without question. He even picked us up at the airport and met with us again the day we came back from Base Camp. (2) Kumar: our Kathmandu city guide who shared his knowledge of Nepal’s rich history and culture by taking us to some World Heritage sites in Kathmandu. (3) Raju: our wonderful Kathmandu driver who ferried us safely back and forth to various destinations in Kathmandu and joined us our final night for a Nepalese cultural show. (4) Tiger: our wonderful porter who was never without a smile. He was kind and funny and always made sure we had everything we needed to be comfortable on our trek. He was with us every step of the way and thoughtfully checked in to see if we were tired along the way. (5) Shreeram: last, but not least, our fearless guide. Shree was incredibly knowledgeable and a pleasure to spend time with. He answered our many questions about food safety, high altitude sickness and hot showers with good humor and patience. He made sure we were hiking at a good pace to allow for altitude adjustment and shared his love of dal bhat with us. Most importantly, he instilled in us a deep appreciation for Nepal’s beauty, diversity and resilience.

Christine B

Christine B

Unforgettable EBC trek Nepal My fiancé and I completed the EBC trek with Earthbound Expeditions using Helicopter also and have nothing but extraordinary things to say about the whole experience! For months leading up to our departure, Rajan answered all of our many inquiries and made sure we were all set for a life changing journey. Once in Kathmandu, we met our wonderful guide Gopal! We truly felt in the best of hands with Gopal who so generously shared the amazing Nepali culture with us throughout our trek. He ensured we were always comfortable, ate enough, rested enough and walked slowly to ensure we make it all the way to EBC. We cannot thank him enough for helping us achieve one of our dreams. And a big thank you to our porter Kancha! We truly had a dream team!! Looking forward to returning to this incredible country for another trek with Earthbound!!

Daksha , UK

Daksha , UK

Really happy.. “This company Earthbound is amazing, we arranged to go to Everest base camp through them. They were so professional and organised the whole trip, they looked after us at each stage even after when we planned to go to Pokhara for a sort break after our Everest trek. They arranged flights to hotel accomodation, transport so we didn't have to worry about it. Nothing was a big thing for them. Thank you to Rajan, Badri and all the team for making our dream come true. I would definitely be going back to Annpurna and would go through them to arrange everything for me. Giving you 5*s.. All the best..” from UK.

SandramCklv, Colorado

SandramCklv, Colorado

Everest Base Camp Nepal Heli Trek 12 Days... My life dream was to climb Mountain Everest after climbing Kilimanjaro mountain in Africa. The dream I had for many years became true when I landed at Kathmandu Airport and meet beautiful people from Earthbound Expeditions. The trek itself was very wonderful and organized professionally, great Sherpas, great mountain scenery and great value. It was an everlasting memory provided by this great team for more than two weeks in the great Everest mountain. I recommend this team of Rajan for their great help during my trip to Everest and valuable information they provided to us which contributed a lot to the success of our trek to Everest. For sure I'll come back to climb this Mountain with my family and grand kids when they grow well and we will climb another trek again with Earthbound Expeditions. Thanks and highly recommended.

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