Our Everest Base Camp Heli trek 10 days is an incredible package. It is an appropriate choice for those who want to take the EBC trek but are short on time.
During this trek, you will walk to the Everest Base Camp but take a helicopter ride back from Gorakshep. This trekking package avoids returning from the same trekking route and so, makes the duration shorter.
The Everest Base Camp Trekking is the most beautiful trail in the Everest region. It leads you to the tallest mountain in the world i.e the Everest. It is indeed the most famous Himalayan Trek.
The journey is full of adventure and offers spectacular panoramic views of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains. This trek is possible all year round but the best time to visit is March to May and September to December.
The trip starts with a 30 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the gateway to Everest. Lukla is the starting point of your trek. During this trek, you will get to witness the rich flora and fauna, several Sherpa villages, and Buddhist monasteries.
Moreover, you will experience the legendary Sherpa people lifestyle and pass through the largest Khumbu glacier, Gorakshep. And Kala Patthar from where you will get the best possible view of the Himalayan ranges including Mt Everest.
Overall, this 10 days trekking package will possibly give you the best 10 days of your life. Not only will you get to put your steps on the trails, but you will also get to enjoy the aerial views of the Himalayas.
And although the cost of Helicopter return is little expensive, it is a worth tour option for a different taste of journey to EBC.
Everest Base Camp Heli Trek Highlights
- Spectacular views of the world’s highest mountain, the Everest.
- Explore the traditional villages, the culture of Sherpa and Buddhist people
- Enjoy the adventure of Sagarmatha National Park and the Khumbu glacier
- Rest and acclimatization day before conquering EBC
- 360-degree panoramic views of Himalayas and reach the best viewpoint, Kala Patthar
- Experience the helicopter flight over the Himalayan range from Gorakshep
- Comfortable accommodation and hygienic meals every day
|Day 01||Arrive in Kathmandu||1400m||-|
|Day 02||Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding||2800m/2640m||3-4 hrs|
|Day 03||Trek to Namche Bazaar||3430m||5-6 hrs|
|Day 04||Acclimatization day||-||-|
|Day 05||Trek to Tengboche||3867m||5 hrs|
|Day 06||Trek to Dingboche||4300m||6 hrs|
|Day 07||Acclimatization day||-||-|
|Day 08||Trek to Lobuche||4930m||5-6 hrs|
|Day 09||Trek to Gorak Shep and hike to Everest Base Camp and return to Gorak Shep||5140m/5360m||6-7 hrs|
|Day 10||Morning hike to Kala Patthar, then down to Gorak Shep and fly to Kathmandu by helicopter||5545m||2-3 hrs, 35 minutes|