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    Everest Base camp Heli Trek

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    About Everest Base camp Heli Trek - 10 days

    At a Glance

    • Destination
    • Durations
      10 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
    • Accommodation
      Hotel/Lodge/Tea House
    • Meals
      All meals included during the trekking
    • Mx.altitude
    • Vehicle
      Flight/Tourist bus/Private vehicle
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    Trip Highlights

    Experience the thrill of a lifetime with the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, an adventure that combines the best of trekking and helicopter rides. Here are some of the highlights that you can expect:

    • Scenic Flight to Lukla: Take a breathtaking flight to Lukla, a small town nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, and enjoy stunning aerial views of the mountains and valleys.
    • Everest Base Camp: Trek to the base camp of the world's highest peak and marvel at the sheer magnitude of Mount Everest. Enjoy the picturesque scenery of the Everest ranges along the way.
    • Kalapatthar: Climb up to Kalapatthar to witness awe-inspiring panoramic views of Mount Everest and other snow-capped peaks.
    • Himalayan Lakes and Glaciers: Witness the beauty of Himalayan lakes and glaciers as you trek through the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    • Sherpa Culture: Immerse yourself in the unique culture of the Sherpa people and visit traditional Sherpa villages along the way.
    • Life at High Altitude: Experience life at the world's highest altitude and get a glimpse into the challenges and rewards of living in such a harsh and extreme environment.
    • Helicopter Ride Back: Conclude your trek with a thrilling helicopter ride back to Lukla, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Everest Himalayas one last time.

    Embark on this incredible adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime!

    Trip Overview

    "Experience the Ultimate Adventure with Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek"

    If you're looking for a short and adventurous trek to Everest Base Camp, consider the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek. This trek includes a hike to Kalapatthar and follows the same trail to the world's highest peak, providing a stunning view of a cluster of mountains such as Ama Dablam (6,812m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Nuptse (7,861m), Lhotse (8,516m), and Mount Everest (8848.86m).

    During the Everest Heli Trek, you'll get to experience the panoramic views of snowcapped mountains, blue freshwater lakes, and Himalayan glaciers. You'll also witness the natural vegetation at an extreme climate, including some endangered and valuable species. Throughout the journey, you'll have the opportunity to explore the local Sherpa villages and observe their unique culture and lifestyle.

    This Heli trek to Everest Base Camp includes a helicopter flight back to Lukla, where you can take in the scenic beauty of the Himalayas at a glance after completing this venturesome journey. When you choose to trek with Himalaya Land Treks, we'll provide you with everything you need to make your journey more cheerful and memorable.

    Book your Everest Base Camp Heli Trek now and experience the ultimate adventure in the Himalayas. Our team of experienced guides and porters will ensure you have a safe and enjoyable journey. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to see some of the world's most breathtaking views.

    "Unforgettable Sights: Major Attractions on the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek"

    "The Gateway to Everest: Lukla Airport"

    Looking to embark on a thrilling adventure to the Everest region? Look no further than Lukla airport, located at an altitude of 2845m and also known as the Tenzing-Hillary airport. While it may be considered the most dangerous airport in the world due to its short runways and challenging geography, flying into Lukla is the easiest way to reach the region and embark on your trek to Everest Base Camp.

    Experience the ultimate thrill as you fly over picturesque landscapes and touch down at one of the most exciting airstrips in the world. Your journey to the lap of the Himalayas begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, where your adventure truly begins. So why wait? Book your Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek today and discover the thrill of Lukla airport for yourself! 

    "Explore Namche Bazaar and Sagarmatha National Park on Everest Base Camp Trek"

    Namche Bazaar, situated at an impressive altitude of 3500m, is the perfect starting point for any trekker looking to explore the wonders of Everest. Known as the gateway to the world's highest peak, Namche Bazaar is the most popular trade hub in the Khumbu region, boasting a wide range of well-facilitated lodges, restaurants, and cafes. It's a popular tourist destination, designed to cater to visitors' needs and provide an unforgettable experience.

    The trek from Namche takes you through the breathtaking Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The trail ascends gradually and presents minimal difficulties, making it suitable for all levels of trekkers. Sagarmatha National Park is home to a diverse range of valuable flora and fauna, including some endangered species such as Musk deer, snow leopard, and red panda.

    Embark on the adventure of a lifetime and explore the natural beauty of Namche Bazaar and Sagarmatha National Park on the unforgettable Everest Base Camp Trek.

    "Experience the Best of Sherpa Culture on Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek"

    As you embark on the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek, you'll journey through several Sherpa settlements, each like a cherry on top of the vanilla cake, offering a unique blend of culture and tradition. At the world's highest altitude of human settlement, these ethnic villages welcome visitors with open arms and a warm heart, making sure they feel content and amused throughout their journey.

    Trekking through Tengboche, Dingboche, the stunning Chhukung valley, Lobuche, Dughla, Chupki, and Gorakshep, the festive path teaches valuable lessons about unity and living a fulfilling life even in the harshest conditions. Join us on this adventure and discover the true essence of Sherpa hospitality while exploring the majestic Everest region.

    "Tengboche Monastery: A Spiritual Center of Sherpa Culture"

    Tucked away in the Khumbu region, Tengboche Monastery sits at a breathtaking altitude of 3870m. As a symbol of spiritual essence, this region is heavily influenced by Buddhism and is considered one of the largest monasteries in the Khumbu area.

    With immense religious and spiritual significance, the Sherpa people celebrate many festivals at this monastery. It's a peaceful sanctuary, surrounded by vibrant rhododendron forests and fresh rivers, where nature's beauty only enhances the monastery's allure.

    Explore Tengboche Monastery and witness the captivating blend of culture and nature that make this place a must-visit destination for anyone seeking a spiritual journey in the Himalayas.

    "Journey to the Top: Trekking Everest Base Camp and Conquering Kalapatthar"

    The Everest Base Camp Heli trek combines adventure and natural beauty to create a lifetime of memories. Trekking through snow-covered rocky trails and taking in the breathtaking mountain views, visitors can immerse themselves in the unique Sherpa culture. The journey culminates in the elegant full Everest Base Camp experience. For a closer and clearer view of the world's highest summit, Kalapatthar viewpoint beckons travelers with its integrity. This peak offers a vantage point that is not available from the base camp region, providing an unparalleled view of the summit. Experience the ultimate adventure and natural beauty of the Everest Base Camp Heli trek with Kalapatthar viewpoint. 

    Alternate Package

    If you're seeking a more immersive trekking experience, explore our Everest Three Pass Trek, traversing the challenging Kongma La, Cho La, and Renjo La passes.

    For those captivated by the mesmerizing Gokyo Lakes and breathtaking views, our Gokyo and Renjo-La Pass Trek is the perfect choice. Discover the beauty of the Himalayas and choose the expedition that suits your preference and level of adventure.


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    Cost Details

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    What's Included

    • Comprehensive Everest Base Camp trek package with airport picks up and drops off services
    • Pre-trek meeting to discuss the itinerary, safety precautions, and necessary equipment
    • Accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu for 2 nights before and after the trek
    • Roundtrip Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets included in the package
    • Helicopter fly from Gorekshep to Lukla for a comfortable return journey
    • All necessary trekking permits and paperwork, including National Park Permit and TIMS
    • Trekking equipment provided, including a down-filled sleeping bag, walking poles, and a duffel bag
    • An experienced and English-speaking government-registered trekking guide and local porters for luggage support (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
    • Guide and porter salaries, insurance, equipment, transport, food, and lodging all included in the package
    • Full meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) provided with a choice of dishes
    • Supplementary snacks such as energy bars and cookies for extra energy
    • Fresh seasonal fruits provided after dinner
    • Unlimited safe drinking water treated with chlorine
    • Oxi-meter provided for monitoring pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation during the trek
    • Comfortable and private room accommodation with shared toilet facilities during the trek
    • A comprehensive first aid kit for any emergency situations
    • All government and local taxes included in the package
    • Souvenir: Himalaya Land Treks t-shirt and trekking route map provided as a keepsake
    • Farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese restaurants with traditional ethnic music and dance to celebrate the successful completion of the trek.

    What's Not Included

    • Nepal Visa: You'll need to obtain a visa to enter Nepal, which costs USD 30 for a 15-day stay and USD 50 for a 30-day stay.
    • International Flights: Your flight to and from Nepal will likely be one of your biggest expenses. Be sure to shop around for the best deals and book your flights well in advance.
    • City meals: While we'll provide breakfast and special dinners as mentioned in the package, other meals in the city will be at your own expense.
    • Hot and Bottle Drinks: If you're planning on enjoying hot drinks or bottled water during your trip, you'll need to factor in the cost of these items.
    • Tour Costs: If you're planning on taking additional trips or tours around the city, be sure to budget for these costs.
    • Extra Expenses: Other potential extra expenses to consider include battery charging, hot showers, and Wi-Fi access.
    • Travel Insurance: It's always a good idea to purchase travel insurance that covers emergency rescue and evacuation in case of an unforeseen event.
    • Tipping: It's customary to tip your guides and other staff members on your tour, so be sure to budget for these expenses as well.

    Dates & Prices

    Book your trip with confidence

    We are thrilled to announce that the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is now available for booking in the upcoming 2023/2024 season. The fixed departure date for the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is 100% guaranteed, and we are ready to accommodate any customization requests you may have. Whether you want to extend your trip to explore more of the region, or change the trek date to fit your schedule, we will work with you to create a personalized itinerary that suits your needs.

    Book your spot now for the 2023/2024 departure date, or let us know if you have any customization requests. We are committed to providing you with a memorable and stress-free trekking experience, and we can't wait to hear from you soon. 

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    Useful Information

    Good to know before you travel

    If you're planning to embark on the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, there are a few things you need to know before you go. This once-in-a-lifetime experience requires careful preparation and planning to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. In this article, we'll cover the essential information you need to know before embarking on this adventure.

    Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Cost 2024/2025

    The Everest Base Camp Heli Trek with Himalaya Land Treks is a well-crafted tour that combines the thrill of trekking to the base camp of Mount Everest with the convenience and luxury of a helicopter ride back. The tour is designed to accommodate individuals, couples, and groups of up to four people. The cost of the tour varies depending on the number of people in your group, with a lower per-person cost for larger groups.

    For a single person, the cost of the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek with Himalaya Land Treks is USD 2600. This includes all meals, accommodations, and transportation during the trek, as well as the helicopter ride back from Everest Base Camp. For two people, the cost is USD 2550 per person, which represents a significant savings compared to the solo traveler rate. For groups of three people, the cost drops to USD 2500 per person, and for groups of four, the cost is just USD 2400 per person.

    Physical Fitness

    If you're planning to go on an Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, it's important to prioritize your physical fitness. Trekking at high-altitude terrain requires a high level of endurance and stamina, so you must be in good shape to ensure an enjoyable and successful experience.

    To prepare for the trek, it's recommended to start exercising and doing cardio workouts at least three months before your trip. This can include running, hiking, cycling, or swimming to build up your lung capacity and endurance. Additionally, leg strength training with exercises like squats and lunges will help you navigate steep inclines and declines.

    Proper nutrition and hydration are also essential to stay energized and prevent altitude sickness. Eating a well-balanced diet with protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats, along with staying hydrated, will ensure your body has the necessary fuel and nutrients to tackle the trek.

    By prioritizing your physical fitness and preparing your body, you can have an unforgettable experience on your Everest Base Camp Heli Trek organized by Himalaya Land Treks.

    Altitude Sickness

    Altitude sickness is a common concern when trekking to high-altitude destinations like Everest Base Camp. But fear not, as we has got you covered with expertise in altitude sickness prevention.

    Our package includes ample rest days for proper acclimatization, allowing you to acclimate to the high altitude before starting the trek. Their experienced guides will monitor your health and ensure that you are well-hydrated throughout the trek.

    We are committed to making your trekking experience safe and enjoyable. By incorporating acclimatization and altitude sickness prevention measures into our Everest Base Camp heli trek package, you can embark on this adventure with confidence. Witness the stunning views of the Himalayas and create unforgettable memories with the assurance of safety and comfort. 

    Weather Conditions

    If you're planning a trek to the Everest Base Camp, it's important to pack appropriately for the unpredictable weather conditions in the region. We offer a unique Everest Base Camp heli trek that combines a thrilling helicopter ride with an exciting trek to the base camp. As the weather can change quickly, it's essential to be prepared with warm clothing, rain gear, and snow boots. Our experienced guides will keep you informed about the weather conditions throughout the trek, helping you adjust your clothing and equipment to ensure your comfort and safety.

    To optimize your trekking experience, check the weather forecast before starting your journey. Layered clothing is recommended, including a warm down jacket, thermal underwear, and a waterproof shell. Himalaya Land Treks' expert guides will ensure you have a comfortable trekking experience, regardless of the weather.

    Trekking Permits

    Are you dreaming of a memorable trekking adventure in the Everest region? We will assist you in obtaining the necessary permits for your Everest Base Camp Heli Trek.

    Trekking permits are mandatory for those who want to explore the picturesque landscapes of the region, and We can help you obtain them hassle-free. The permit costs may vary depending on the season and the length of your trek, but it's inclusive in our package. 

    By choosing Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, you can be confident that you'll have an unforgettable adventure without any legal issues. So, don't hesitate to contact us today and start planning your trek to the top of the world!

    Trekking Gear

    For the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, you'll need suitable gear to ensure your comfort and safety. We offer a complete gear package that includes a duffel bag, trekking poles, and a sleeping bag.

    Invest in quality items like waterproof hiking boots, warm clothes, gloves, a hat, and sunglasses to protect against harsh weather. A sturdy backpack is also essential to carry essentials like water, snacks, and extra clothing.

    Trekking poles help maintain balance on uneven terrain, reducing knee strain and enhancing the experience. Our lightweight, high-quality trekking poles are easy to pack.

    Stay warm and comfortable with our sleeping bags designed for sub-zero temperatures. Pack light and bring only what you need. Our comprehensive gear package includes all essential items for an enjoyable, hassle-free experience on the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek.

    Accommodation and Food

    The Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is a popular adventure in Nepal, attracting trekkers from all over the world. When it comes to accommodation, Himalaya Land Treks offers a variety of options to suit different preferences and budgets. The teahouses provide a unique cultural experience, while luxury lodges offer more amenities but at a higher cost. To ensure a hassle-free experience, it's advisable to book your accommodation in advance, especially during peak season.

    Himalaya Land Treks takes care of all the bookings, allowing you to relax and enjoy the journey. In addition to accommodation, food is an essential aspect of any trek. Himalaya Land Treks provides a range of local and international cuisines prepared with utmost care and hygiene. With stunning views of the Himalayas and top-notch accommodation and food options, the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is an experience of a lifetime.

    In conclusion, the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is an unforgettable adventure, but it requires careful preparation and planning. By considering the points mentioned above, you can ensure a safe and enjoyable trek. Remember to acclimatize to the altitude, pack appropriate clothing and gear, obtain necessary permits, and book your accommodation in advance. With the right preparation, you can have an incredible experience of a lifetime.


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