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9 Days Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return.

9 Days Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return.

Overview & Highlights

Trip Facts

Trip Price :

$1650/person

Location :

Everest Region

Difficulty :

2

Max. Altitude :

5364

Everest Base Camp Trek 9 Days with Helicopter return can be the best experience of your life. This trek is designed especially for the trekkers with limited time but has strong desire to trek to the highest mountain in the world.  On the other hand this trek is also best for those who want to skip longer trekking days but want to have experience of trekking to Everest Base Camp. A part from trekking to the base camp of world’s highest mountain, this trek also gives you an experience of enthralling helicopter ride back to Kathmandu.

In this 9 Days Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return you will get to experience the beauty of Khumbu region along with the warm hospitality of friendly Sherpa’s. You will also encounter the lifestyles of people living in mountain region while staying at tea houses and trekking through numerous villages. Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return also gives you chance to explore the rich flora and fauna of Everest Region. You will also enter the Sagarmatha National Park which is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites.

9 Days Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return starts with a short scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The original trek begins from Lukla which is the gateway to Everest Region. The trial then passes through several Sherpa settlements, forests and terraced fields. You will also cross several suspension bridges on the way. The environment of Everest region is pristine and pure and the days spend there could probably be the best days of your life. The helicopter ride to Lukla directly from Everest Base Camp is another highlight of this trek. The enthralling helicopter ride offers the most attractive aerial view of the Everest region. The Helicopter will drop you to Lukla and from there you will come to Kathmandu by flight.

Note:* This itinerary is fully customizable. Any changes in the itinerary can be done as according to the request of the customer. Please let us know if you want any kind of modification in the itinerary we will try to provide the services as according to your wish as far as practicable.

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Upon your arrival, our World Expedition representatives will be waiting to receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport. After a warm gesture, they transfer you to the respective hotel in a private vehicle. You will meet your trekking guide today depending upon the time of your arrival.  Overnight in Kathmandu.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1320

An early morning flight from Kathmandu will take you to Lukla. The 35 minutes flight offers you with the most scenic views of Everest Region. You will meet the rest of the team members there and then start the trek. The trek first goes downhill to Dudh Koshi River and cross several Sherpa villages like Ghat and Phakiding before reaching Monjo. Overnight at Monjo.

Food
Breakfast Lunch dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
2804

Namche Bazaar is the greatest market in Khumbu region. The market here is only accessible either by flight or by several days of walk. Despite this, this market offers every kind of consumable items. Namche Bazaar is a home to Sherpa’s engaged in tourism industry in Nepal. The market consists of numbers of restaurants, internet cafes, restaurants and hotels. You can hike to world’s highest placed luxury hotel, Hotel Everest View. You will also hike to Syangboche Airstrips. Overnight in Namche.

Food
Breakfast Lunch dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
3800

The trek today begins with a short gradual walk until Phungi Thanga. Then after you will walk uphill ascending through dense forest of Rhododendron and pine trees. The mesmerizing views of towering peaks, Everest (8848m) Nuptse (7855m) Lhotse (8618m) Amadablam (6856m) Thamserku (6608m) Kwongde (6187m) and Tawache(6542m) will be complementing you along the way. Upon reaching Tengboche you will visit the largest monastery of Khumbu region, Tengboche Monastery. The views from here are awe-inspiring. Overnight at Tengboche.

Food
Breakfast Lunch dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
3867

The trek to Dingboche begins after a short breakfast. The trial first descends through a beautiful forest after then cross Imja River via suspension bridge. The trial today is probably the easiest of your trek but you may encounter dusty trials along the way. You can spot the local animals grazing in the fields during the trials. .Your overnight stay will be in Dingboche.

Food
Breakfast Lunch dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
4350

After breakfast; the trek begins for the first one hour the trek goes steep and then goes gentle until Thugla. Along the trials splendid views of the snow capped peaks can be seen. After a short break at Thugla for lunch you’ll continue to the steep trial that takes you to the Thugla Pass from Pheriche. There you can see the stone memorials in the memory of unfortunate climbers who lost their life during Everest Expedition. A short gradual walk from here will take you to Lobuche. It is a small settlement near Mount Everest.  Overnight at Lobuche.

Food
Breakfast Lunch dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
4930

After an early morning breakfast you will head towards Gorakshep. It takes about 3 to 4 hours to reach Gorakshep from Lobuche. The trial is steep and you’ll have to cross multiple moraines. After crossing Changri Nup and Changri Shar Glacier you will reach to Gorak Shep. You will have a short rest at Gorak Shep and then the final trek to Everest Base Camp begins. You will be reaching the destination of your bucket list in few hours.  The trial gently goes upward and steep. You can see the breathtaking view of the Khumbu Icefall along the trial. From there you will directly fly back to Lukla via Helicopter. Overnight at Lukla.

Food
Breakfast Lunch dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
5364

An early morning flight with short scenic views of the mountains will drop you to Kathmandu Airport. Our representatives of world expedition Nepal will be waiting for you there. They will transfer you to the respective hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu. 

Food
Breakfast Lunch dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1320

Thank you for travelling with us. We hope to see you again. We will give you a short farewell and then our representatives will drop you to the Airport for the final departure to your forward destination.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel

What Is Included ?

  • All airport transfers (Int'l/Dom/)
  • 3 star Heritage Boutique Hotel in Kathmandu for 2 nights with breakfast 
  • Flights Kathmandu–Lukla–Kathmandu
  • Gorakshep to Lukla by Helicopter
  • All airport taxes
  • All necessary paper work and trekking permits (National Park permit and TIMS)
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide and Porter:
  •  food, equipment, insurnace, lodging and salaries
  • Full meals:
  •  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on your choice
  • Tea and Coffee 
  • Seasonal fresh fruits every day 
  • Unlimited Chlorine treated 
  • Accommodation:  
  • Lodge
  •  ( Attached Bathroom as per itinerary) 
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit
  • To prevent and reduce Acute Mountain Sickness
  •  To check , heart rating and oxygen saturation to Everest Base Camp and return
  • All government and local taxes
  • Trekking equipment:
  •  down filled sleeping bag, walking poles and duffel bag
  • Souvenir:
  • Medical emergency support service 
  • Free mobile Sim Card:
  • To connect with fmaily/work 
     

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepal entrance visa fee
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Accommodation at Kathmandu

9 Days Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return. Altitude Profile

Additional Information

  • Alpine Climbing Harness: Alpine Climbing Harness should be light and simple in design, easy to put on and take off with gloves on, with positively foolproof locking features.
  • Crampons: Crampons must fit boots perfectly; steel crampons with anti-balling and ability to toe point positively and safely into ice.
  • Ice axe: Ice axe should be versatile light general purpose ice climbing axe not too aggressive.
  • Ascender: Ascender or Jamar, a mechanical device used for ascending on a rope; must be suitable to be used with gloves or mittens.
  • Multi-LED Head Lamp: Multi-LED Head Lamp and spare batteries are essential items, we do not recommend single bulb lights due to its low reliability and a single point of failure.
  • Karabiners: Minimum 2 locking carabineers, 1 large and 1 small and 4 regular.
  • Rappel device: Figure 8, ACT or similar; be familiar with Munter Hitch as it may safe your life if you loose your Rappel device and you will at some stage
  • Ski poles: Very handy for the approach; adjustable types are the best and are recommended type
  • Slings: One 3m (10ft) and three 2m (6ft).
  • Masks, hoses, and regulators: Good quality for your safety.
  • Altimeter :
  • Climbing helmet: Climbing helmet is essential safety gear for crossing areas under rocks and ice cliffs; light weight is an essential feature
     

Rucksacks and Travel Bags:

  • One medium rucksack (50-70 litters / 3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for airplane carry).
  • Two large (120 L / 7500 cubic inch) duffle kit bags for clothing and equipment. Must be durable for use on pack animals.
  • Small padlocks for duffel kit bags.
     
2170 US$1650
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