7 DAYS EVEREST HELICOPTER TOUR
5,555m at Kalapatthar
Feb, Mar, April, May, June, Sep, Oct, Nov and Dec.
Activity Per Day
4-6 Hrs Walking
Plane Flight (ktm-Lukla-Ktm) and helicopter tour from Namche to EBC and Back to Namche
Min Group Size
7-Days Everest Heli tour is most wholesome package for the lovers of mountains who have too little time in Nepal but have Everest tour in the Bucket List. Our Best Selling Everest Heli tour comprises short trekking trip to Namche Bazaar from where you will be flying to Everest Base Camp.
We 're flying with a helicopter to and from the base camp for our fast journey to Everest Base Camp. This is clearly the one for those who want to enjoy with minimum effort the appeal of Everest Base Camp. We are on a short walk before Phakding and Namche Bazaar as it represents the Everest ultimate trip. As you trek on this short but simple route, you will also feel drawn to the beauty of the mountains and the beautiful scenery.
A fresh and invigorating excursion to Everest Base Camp, this bundle is intended for the individuals who hope against hope. Keeping aside all the pressure and weight of every day life, we head to the base of the great Everest. An agreeable excursion to the base camp, we witness the dynamite mountains joined by the magnificence of the Sherpa culture and custom. We relish the cover of mountains encompassing the confusing valley. We experience the awe of exciting extensions, Stupas designed with energetic petition banners and the charming quality of the towns in Everest area. We get the advantage of skirting all the strolling part while we take joy from the Himalayas on our short outing to EBC; Everest base camp helicopter visit.
Optional: For all the helicopter enthusiasts, you now have an option to take a luxurous and adventurous helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and back from Lukla to Kathmandu by paying extra USD200PP one way . With this, you no longer have to worry about flights being delayed or canceled, which can happen every now and then due to bad weather.
Highlights of Everest Helicopter Tour
- Lukla 's finest, most stunning Flight.
- A little trek to the gate to Everest, Namche Bazaar
- A breathtaking and exciting trip to Everest Base Camp by helicopter
- Get to know the Sherpa community 's history and lifestyles
- Mt. Everest (8848 m ) , Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Cho Oyú (8201 m) and Mt. Macalu (8463 m) are the beauty of some of the world's highest summits.
- Admire the majestic Khumbu Glacier, the highest glacier in the world.
- Witness the incredible elegance of the Icefall of Khumbu(5486 m)
- Lifetime Experience on a thrilling helicopter ride.
Our Other Tours in Everest Regions
10 Days Everest Panorama Trek
16 Days Everest Base Camp Trekking With Luxury 5 Star Wind Down
16 Days Everest Base Camp Trek
12 Days Luxurious Everest Base Camp Trek With Heli Ride Back To Lukla
19 Days Gokyo And Everest Base Camp Trek
20 Days Everest Three Passes Trek
Outline Itinerary ( 7 Days )
Arrival at Kathmandu
Flight to lukla by plane or helicopter and trek to Phakding
Trek to Namche
Acclimatization at Namche
Heli tour to Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar
We start the day as right on time as conceivable to relish the magnificence of Mount Everest. We fly from Namche Bazaar over Everest Base Camp, Khubmu Glacier and Kalapatthar with a helicopter. Moreover, we climb till Kala Patthar(5,555m), the most elevated height purpose of our outing. It might be a touch of testing as we climb tough in higher rise. In spite of the case, it is prescribed to take the rising. Mount Everest(8,848m) holes up behind Mount Lhotse(8,516m), which is the reason we climb to Kalapatthar to observe the strong Everest alongside other charming Himalayan pinnacles. We spend many occasions here and taste a decent cup of tea in the midst of the peacefulness of the world's most noteworthy mountains. As we slip down to Gorak Shep, we appreciate the alluring excellence of the path. We fly back to Lukla and end for a night. With save time available, we can walk around the Lukla town and grasp the excellence and the advantage of the spot.
Fly back to Kathmandu by plane or helicopter and Kathmandu sightseeing tour
- Airport Pickup & drop and all land transfers
- Accommodation in Kathmandu first 1 night after your arrival in Three Star Himalayan Suite Hotel on twin sharing bed basis with breakfast.
- Last 1 night accommodation before your departure at 5 Star Hotel Aloft with breakfast
- Kathmandu city tour by car/van/Hiace with English speaking guide
- Accommodation in Guest House in attached bathroom with hot and cold running shower including breakfast
- Highly experienced, licensed and English speaking guide and porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers) or necessary Yaks and their all expenses (Meals, accommodation, insurance, and other expenses of trekking crew)
- Welcome and farewell dinner
- Company T-shirt and first aid kit
- Necessary equipment (Sleeping bag and Duffle bags - if necessary)
- Kathmandu - Lukla – Kathmandu by plane or helicopter
- Helicopter tour (Namche-Gorakshep-Kalapatthar-Lukla)
- Airfare for trekking crew
- All necessary TIMS and Permits
- All government taxes and office expenses
- Lunch and Dinner during the trip except welcome dinner
- Personal equipment and clothing
- City sightseeing entry fees in Kathmandu (NPR 200+400+1000)
- Your travel insurance (Compulsory)
- Tipping to guide, porter and driver as per your satisfaction
Travel and Transportation Modes
There are two ways to get from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp.
All the land transportation shall be done in private vehicle.
Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu from Lukla is included in the price.
Helicopter tour of Everest Region from Namche is highlight of this tour.
Also check our Day Tour to Everest Base Camp if you dont want to trek and visit Base Camp Directly in just one day.
This Tour with HSJ
Guides and Porters
Our local Nepali team is one of the most experienced, hospitable and respected trekking outfits in Nepal. The team is fully licensed and affiliated with the Trekking Agency's Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association, Nepal Tourism Board, Govt. of Nepal, Sustainable Tourism Network, Himalayan Rescue Association and Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project. You will be provided with the professional and an experienced English speaking trekking guide with the good knowledge of the place and the trek. The trekking crew is skilled with the experience of over 10 years, well-trained, friendly guide and, courteous and helpful porters, assured of a wonderfully memorable experience.
For the trek, we'll have one porter for two people as per group size. The porter will carry 12-15 kg per person luggage during the trek. You need to carry your day pack to keep your personal belongings such as wallet, camera, water bottle, dry snack, headlight, gadgets, etc. The safety and concerns of our porters is our collective responsibility. We take our responsibilities towards them and their safety concerns strictly. On your part, please carry only things that are of absolute necessities.
Other Programs and complimentary services with this trip
• Welcome and Farewell dinner
• Yoga Classes
• Spa services
How do we make sure you get the best experience of this trek?
We are your completely flexible travel partner. Want to follow different route? We have you covered. Have extra time in Nepal? Excellent! We have more add-on tours like Chitwan Jungle Safari, Cable Car ride to Chandragiri hills, Cooking and Yoga classes in Kathmandu and so on. Would like to customize the trip? Well, why not? Give us your ideas and we will prepare complete itinerary for you. Do you want to use different standard of accommodations than provided in the itineraries? Of course! You absolutely can. From your arrival until you departure, your wishes are our command. Feel free to make the request.
Equipment and Packaging list for Everest Base Camp
Short-sleeved Trekking shirts
Trekking pants and jackets
Long-sleeved Trekking shirts
Insulating down jackets
Sanitary pads / Tampons
Mosquito and insect repellents
Hot water Thermos
It is moderate trekking trip. You will have light type of trekking from Lukla to Phakding (3hrs), Phakding to Namche on 4th Day which is around 5-6 hours. You will be flying out of Namche to Lukla in Helicopter and hence this trek can be leveled as easy trek for the fit and physically healthy people. Even the people with no trekking experience can do this trek easily.
Accommodation and Meals
It is a teahouse trek like most of Nepal's treks. In general, tea houses provide a single room with twin beds. In the common room, you can charge your phones at a certain discount. Hot showers usually cost about USD 1 in teahouses.In addition, the meals provided in the teahouses are simple and you'll get the Nepalese "Dal Bhat" meal served in most teahouses.
The food menu will certainly be restricted by trekking to this extreme region. There is, however, an opportunity to get healthy food varieties. The food is served on the Trek according to the menu of the tea house. Pancakes, chapati, bread, french toasts, egg, tea , coffee, butter tea, milk are expected to be served for breakfast. Dinner will include items such as dal bhaat, curries, chapatis, momo, noodle, thupka, dhindo, etc. and lunch and dinner will include.
Bottled water can still be purchased from the start of the walk to the end. You are, however, asked to carry with you and Sterpin a reusable water bottle. This will help the region to be preserved.
Electricity and connectivity
You will be staying Overnight in the tea house in Phakding and Namche. You will have decent access to electricity and internet connection. Hot Shower is also available in many of the hotels and lodges at this level of altitude.
You will need to arrange both the Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) permit and the Sagarmatha National Park Permit HSJ will arrange for your trekking permits.
These will need to be checked at different checkpoints along the trek.
Make sure you also bring a minimum of 4 passport photos for your trekking permit!
We suggest taking out an insurance plan for your individual accountability, accidents and illnesses during the service.
Regarding the type of activity, you may be asked to show a certificate of insurance for help and support, sanitation and search.
It’s difficult to give an exact amount of money that you should bring. Costs will vary according to how much you want to spend for shopping and where and what meals (lunch & dinner) you want to eat. Trekkers find that around $20 (for lunch & dinner) a day is reasonable for the trekking days.
There will be two people accommodated in each room for the duration of the tour. If you prefer private accommodation, you'll find the option for "single supplement" of USD 150. Important: Please note that during the trek there are some lodges which won't have sufficient rooms to provide private accommodation. So, even if you purchase single supplement you will end up sharing a room for some days of the trek.
The best months of trekking are Spring March, April and May, as the weather is bright and calm in these months and you can see high mountains, with mountains full of snow. Spring and May are the best months. Rhododendron is ideal for the spring season; all the rhododendrons turn into a wonderful garden and you can see them. Autumn is another strong season for Everest Base Camp Trek. The perfect months for trekking after monsoon in Nepal are September, October and November. During these months you have a beautiful view of the Himalayas and their people, because you can be part of Nepal's biggest festivals in the fall.
Last minute booking
It is best to book in advance but for those who cannot, for whatever reason, make a last minute reservation special arrangement for Himalayan Social Journey. In the case of last minute reservation, 100% tour payment will be approved within 24 hours. We try to operate a trek at any time but we are not liable for the delay in case of last-minute reservation, because of uncontrolled changes such as weather and the availability of accommodation.
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