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What to Expect

Everest Base Camp Heli trek is a short duration package which flawlessly blends the awesome trekking experience as well as the luxurious helicopter ride from Gorakshep. Reaching to the base of the highest peak on the earth Mt Everest (8848m) is undoubtedly every trekkers dream. Nevertheless, many trek enthusiasts don’t get the chance to experience The Everest Base Camp Trek due to time restraint. However, the Everest Base Camp is an awesome alternative for people to experience the majestic beauty of the Mount Everest. They can always opt for this short EBC Heli Trek which is of 11 days.

Initially, we will fly to Lukla experiencing breathtaking flight at the most dramatic airport of the world. Later, we gradually make our way to Namche Bazaar through the trek to Phakding where we pass through a fascinating setting as we climb along with the Himalayan pine and cedar trees until we reach the centre of Everest Region i.e. Namche Bazaar. Then, we will hike to the Everest View Hotel to observe incredible panorama of the Everest, Tawache, Lhotse, Amadablam, etc. A visit to Tengboche Monastery (3860m) which rewards us with the arresting views of Mt Amadablam, Mt. Everest and its adjacent peaks is the major highlight of the trek.

Before reaching the base camp we will step into Dingboche from where we will witness the spectacular views of numerous peaks like Amadablam, Lhotse and many more. We hike from Dingboche towards Nagerjun in order to witness the fine views of Lobuche East (6119m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m) etc. Likewise, we will take a walk to Lobuche filled with luscious meadows until we get to Gorekshep. From Gorekshep, we make our way towards to the Everest Base Camp incredible and memorable views. We hike along the way to base camp in order to perceive magnificent and astounding views of the legendary Himalayan range, the Mount Everest itself. Finally, we take a helicopter tour of the base camp and fly back to Kathmandu in a comfy yet awesome helicopter ride.

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Important Information
Departure Point
Tribhuwan International Airport,
Duration
11 days
Return Details
Tribhuwan International Airport,
Inclusions
  • Airport taxes 
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek, we provide you attached bathroom with hot shower at Lukla, Phakding and Namche 
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, a porter and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff 
  • Kathmandu to Lukla including departure taxes 
  • Private helicopter from Gorakshep to Kathmandu 
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Duffle bag for the trekking 
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek if require 
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee 
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit) 
Exclusions
  • The listed price does not include a $X parking fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • The listed price does not include a $X per person departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in. The departure tax is required by our local supplier and/or the local transit or governing authority and is not within our control.
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Itinerary 
Day 01 - Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Day 02 - Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft) Duration: 3 hours
Day 03 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 6 hours
Day 04 - Namche Bazaar and Everest View Hotel
Day 05 - Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) Duration: 5 hours
Day 06 - Trek to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) Duration: 5 hours
Day 07 - Dingboche to Nagerjun (5100m/16728ft) and return Duration: 6 hours
Day 08 - Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) Duration: 5 hours
Day 09 - Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft) Duration: 8 hours
Day 10 - Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m/18188ft) – Gorekshep – Kathmandu by Helicopter
Day 11 - Farewell
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Icicles Adventure Treks & Tours Day Tours
170 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
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