Explore the incredible mountain scenery and cultural vibrancy of Khumbu valley luxuriously by partaking on Everest Base Camp Heli Trek. It is a short yet fulfilling adventurous trekking journey that allows you to experience splendid views of Everest massif in the most remarkable way. Similarly, the journey perfectly intertwines a luxurious helicopter ride with an enthralling trekking journey. While walking up to Everest Base Camp, you go through fascinating Sherpa culture and its colorful town. And you finish off the trek with a captivating aerial view from the Helicopter.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Heli Trek
- A fabulous helicopter ride from the beautiful Gorakshep to Kathmandu
- Capture breathtaking 360 views of the world’s highest mountains in the world- Mt. Everest and also of Lhotse, Makalu, and Nuptse, Cho Oyu, and so on.
- Meet the people of the Sherpa ethnic group and experience their infamous hospitality
- Pass through Sagarmatha National Park, which is a UNESCO listed world heritage site of Nepal
- Explore the markets of Namche Bazaar and the famous Tengboche monastery
Reaching the lap of the world’s highest peak- Mt Everest (8848m) is the dream of many mountain lovers. However, not all those enthusiasts have time and energy to spend multiple weeks hiking all through to Everest Base Camp. Thus, those looking to enjoy the galore of Everest massif now can superbly fulfill their dream with 11 days Everest Base Camp Heli Trek. In this journey, you will reach the base camp by trekking through small rural settlements and enjoying the quintessence of those villages. Upon reaching Everest base camp, take into the breathtaking scenery and prepare for an excellent heli flight. During heli flight, savor the natural beauty in front and underneath you.
The Everest Base Camp Heli Trek starts the excursion from Kathmandu to Lukla with an exciting plane ride. On the flight, you will come across lovely perspectives of mountains and the scenes of the verdant slopes. From Lukla, the path proceeds through entrancing settings and different towns, such as Phakding, Kongde, and few others until you reach the ultimate destination- Everest Base Camp. Also, you will come across expansive acreages of snowcapped backwoods and forests; in between the journey, you also get to notice magnificent Everest View Hotel and Tengboche monasteries. Similarly, on the trip, heavenly sights of mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, and many more will be in your company.
After enjoying gorgeous Himalayan views from the base camp, get on the heli waiting for you and fly back to Kathmandu. The flight journey lets you appreciate the entirety of Khumbu valley while you are up in the air. On the whole, someone looking for a quick gateway would cherish their 11 days spent splendidly amid the white Himalayas. Therefore, join us for the spectacular Everest Base Camp trek combined with the most scenic and glamorous Heli trip amidst the breathtaking valleys and awe-inspiring Himalayan peaks.
Best time for Everest Base Camp Heli Trek
Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is available all year round. But there are mainly two seasons- Spring and autumn, which gets the most crowd out of four seasons. During spring, the trek can be done from March to May. While in autumn it can be done from September to November. Around spring, there is a good amount of snow on the trek and endless thin snowfields.
Similarly, the days are warm, and it gets chilly when the sun gets down. On the other hand, there is no snow and surroundings during autumn with green hills and colorful flower blooms surround you. Likewise, as the skies remain clear thus you will get to see stunning panoramic sights of mountains.
And as per winter and summer/monsoon, they are the least traveled season. Summer/Monsoon season is from June to August, and it is hot, humid, and wet in the lower regions. Whereas winter lasts from December to February, and it gets frequent snowfalls and weather gets freezing. However, the trail gets empty with no trekkers. Hence, anyone who loves exploring in solitude would love exploring the Himalayas during winter and summer/monsoon season.
We additionally have elective bundles for the Everest region. We have standard Everest Base Camp Trek, which promises the true essence of trekking in the Everest region. On the same note, we have Everest Panorama Trek that presents an excellent vista of the whole scope of Everest from an ideal vantage point. All in all, it is a fantastic trek that combines social and ecological embodiment. Similarly, we have the 12 days Everest Base Camp Heli Shuttle trek, which includes a stopover at Lukla. This trek is another excellent way to indulge the awe-inspiring ambiance of Everest massif in a short period.