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EBC Lukla Helicopter flight

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Grade:Moderate
Duration:12 days
Max Altitude:5545 m/18192 ft
Meals:Breakfasts / Lunches / Dinners
Best Season:All time of the year
Trip Start/End:Kathmandu, Nepal
Group Size :Any
Transportation:Helicopter Flight

Once you reach Kalapatthar, Goreksheep or Everest Base Camp and want to return back by Helicopter to Lukla or Kathmandu? Just email us or Call at +9779851087389 (WhatsApp, Viber available any time) – we will pickup you at any time and every day on sharing basis. 

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The Demand for Travelers is increasing rapidly. The time passes so do the preferences of travelers. Why not create a unique package for the entire tourist visiting Nepal? Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is here conducting and researching for new trekking trails and destinations. The Everest Base Camp trek with Helicopter flight return to Lukla or Kathmandu is newest and trending among all.

Taking you to the highest land in the world, fulfilling your dreams, passion and desire, its Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Hiking above the high hills, forest areas and villages is itself lifetime memory. Additionally, a glimpse of unique butterflies, birds, animals, rhododendron passionate you to trek upwards. The mountain giants along the trek include Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu, Pumori, and other various small peaks and hills. Explore the World Heritage site: Sagarmatha National Park which consists of a wide range of flora and faunas.

The trek begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary Airport of Lukla. The Airport is considered as the most dangerous and highest altitude airport in the world. After landing, the trek begins towards Phakding, then to Namche Bazaar which is known as Gateway of the Everest region. Passing across the Khumbu glacier, crossing the suspension bridges is marvelous.

Trip Highlights:

– Stand underneath Mt. Everest and other highest peaks
– Panoramic flight from and to Lukla
– Remarkable Helicopter ride from Gorakshep to Lukla
– In-depth knowledge of Sherpa culture, trade and religion
– Feel Special at Tengboche monastery
– Khumbu glacier is breathtaking
– Kalapather hill is itself wonderland

Note: Please Keep some extra days, at least 1 or 2 days before and after the trek. You need to buy the gears, the trek may be delayed due to the poor weather. The weather in Nepal is unpredictable.

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Day 02: Fly to Lukla. Same day trek to Phakding
Day 03: Namche Bazaar Trek
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche
Day 07: Acclimatization day and hike to Nangkartshang Peak
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche
Day 09: Everest Base Camp trekking and hike to Gorakshep
Day 10: Morning walk to Kalapather and Descend to Gorakshep. Same day fly to Lukla on Helicopter
Day 11: Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 12: Final Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival

You can see our Companies representative carrying our companies name signboard at Kathmandu International Airport. They will receive you, take you to the standard hotel of Thamel in private tourist car, jeep or vehicle.

We will give you detail info about the trekking trails, introduce you with the guides and porter. In the evening time, we roam around the Thamel area, if possible enjoy the night together.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla. Same day trek to Phakding

The trekking starts on the second day. Our private vehicle will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport. It takes 30 minutes to reach Lukla. The scenic landscape of the Kathmandu valley brings a smile on your face. Talking about Tenzing Hillary Airport, it’s the dangerous and highest altitude airport in the world lying at an elevation of 2804 m. Trekking to Phakding takes complete 3 hours from Lukla.

Day 03: Namche Bazaar Trek

After 6 hours of hiking from Phakding, we reach Namche Bazaar. The Bazaar is well decorated with Sherpa villages, traditional houses, monasteries and lodges. You can witness outstanding views of Himalayas ranges, and clear skies.

Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

The coolest place in the earth, Namche Bazaar awards you with dramatically decorated landscapes of gigantic mountain ranges, and traditional villages are dreamland. The culture, tradition, and religion of Lama and Sherpa people may amaze you. Hiking around the Khumbu peak, watching the sunrise and sunset are magnificent.

Day 05: Trek to Tengboche

The trail follows an ancient route of Dudh Koshi River. The Glacier water and Tengboche monastery on the trail are amazing. You can observe big statues of Lord Buddha in the monastery. The monastery is decorated by traditional Lama musical instruments. You get into the different world when you hear the sounds coming from the musical instruments.

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche

You can observe the suspension bridge over Imja River on the very first hour of trekking. It could be the fantastic moment to start your EBC trekking. The uphill trek starts from a traditional village of Dingboche. Glimpse of Mt. Lhotse, Island Peak, Mt. Ama Dablam excites your Everest Base Camp trek.

Day 07: Acclimatization day and hike to Nangkartshang Peak

It’s the second day of acclimatization. This day we trek towards Nangkartshang peak. When you reach the top of peak, you observe extra ordinary view of Mt. Ama Dablam. Returning back, we roam around Dingboche villages. You will be getting in details about Sherpa cultures, religions, caste and traditions. Evening time, we enjoy together, dancing and sharing happiness with each other.

Day 08: Trek to Lobuche

Lobuche is located on the foot of Lobuche peaks. Therefore, ascending is compulsory. The trail continues towards the Khumbu Glacier. As the altitude rises drastically, you may suffer from altitude sickness. Make sure to carry medical kits and all necessary equipment. Evening at tea house of Lobuche.

Day 09: Everest Base Camp trekking and hike to Gorakshep

The most difficult time, it’s a day passing across the Khumbu Glacier and up to the Everest Base Camp at 5,365 m. you can witness perfect views of Khumbu glacier from the Everest Base Camp. After the long trail, we return back to Gorakshep for the night.

Day 10: Morning walk to Kalapather and Descend to Gorakshep. Same day fly to Lukla on Helicopter

The day would be remarkable throughout your life. the morning climb to Kalapather hill (5,555 m) is exciting and breathtaking. After climbing Kalapather, observing the views of MT. Everest, we descend back directly to Gorakshep. Then, we have breakfast and fly to Lukla from Gorakshep. It takes just 20 minutes to reach Lukla Airport. Evening time, we celebrate the victory of trekking to Kalapather.

Day 11: Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

It’s the last day but not the least. The 35-minutes flight to Kathmandu would make you remember those mountain ranges, Sherpa people, Tengboche monastery, Khumbu Glacier and Kalapather hill. You shall rest going to Kathmandu or you can choose going for Kathmandu roaming.

Day 12: Final Departure

It’s last day of the trek but not of the entire journey to Nepal. You can choose many other destinations like Chitwan National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Rafting, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour and many more.

What's included?

  • Airport/Hotel Pick up and drop
  • Accommodation in Standard hotel of Thamel
  • Quality food
  • Required number of experienced, government verified guides and porters
  • Permits: Sagarmatha National Park permit and TIMs card
  • Airfare to Lukla from Kathmandu
  • Shared Helicopter ride from Gorakshep to Lukla
  • All the government taxes, VAT and Tourist Service charge
  • Other Official Expenses

What's not included?

  • International Airfare and Visa
  • Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Travel Insurance
  • Hot and Cold beverages
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Tipping to guides, porters and drivers
  • Other expenses that aren’t mentioned in the ‘Cost include
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