Luxury Everest BC Heli Trek

Luxury Everest BC Heli Trek

Duration
11 days
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Moderate 
  • Max Altitude
    5545 Meters
  • Group Size
    Min. 2 Pax.
  • Best Time
    March-May & Sept-Dec. 

Trip Overview

Imagine flying over the Everest Himalayas in a way that no other experience can match! The Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek presents this opportunity in the most amazing manner. Compiled with a helicopter ride over the ivory mountains of Everest, the trek is a journey that combines all the best features of Khumbu.

It presents trekkers with a chance to really take in the ambiance of the mountains in a luxurious setting. It is one of the most comfortable ways to enjoy the mountain peaks. If you want an unforgettable experience where the mountains are presented in grand scales via eagle’s eye-view, then you really don’t want to miss out on this experience of a lifetime! What’s more, the trek also presents the most luxurious accommodations during the journey.

As said, the Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek is an adventure that takes trekkers to the heart of the Khumbu. Meandering along the Dudh Koshi and Imja River Valleys, trekkers follow the path to many ethnic villages of the region. Khumbu is well-known for its Sherpa settlements along with the Everest peaks. Due to this, the journey is a great way to enjoy authentic Sherpa culture of Nepal’s Himalayas. It is a journey that is carefully crafted to present trekkers with an experience that they will never forget.

The journey follows the river valleys into thick groves of Blue Pine and Rhododendron woodlands. Along the way, the natural beauty of Khumbu is presented in the landscape as it is painted like an open canvas of terrace farms, emerald pastures and beautiful baldachins of Himalayan woods all set against the backdrop of the Sagarmatha massif with ethnic settlements scattered throughout.

The Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek also has many highlights, like visiting the famous town of Namche Bazaar, the Tengboche Monastery, the vantage point of Kalapatthar and of course, the base camp of Mount Everest. In addition, another major hallmark of the trek is its helicopter ride back from Gorekshep to Kathmandu at the end of the trip. The Heli ride presents the chance to experience the mountain peaks from an aerial view, which is simply a breath-taking affair!

Thus, what are you waiting for! Join us in this marvelous adventure that will present to you an opportunity unlike anything else on Earth! It is one of the best Everest packages that we offer and you can accompany us in this trip of a lifetime!

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Monjo (2,850m/9348ft) (Walking Distance: 10 Km) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 3-4 Hours

Day 04: Acclimatization Day - Hike to Everest View Hotel (Walking Distance: 3-4 KM) Duration: 3-4 Hours

Day 05: Namche to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) (Walking Distance: 10-11 KM) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) (Walking Distance: 11-12 KM) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 07: Another Acclimatization Day - Hike to Nagerjun and return (Walking Distance: 5-6 KM) Duration: 4-5 Hours

Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) (Walking Distance. 11-12 KM) Duration: 5 Hours

Day 09: Lobuche - Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) - Gorekshep (Distance: 14-15 KM) 8 Hours

Day 10: Gorekshep - Kalapatthar (5545m/18188ft), Heli Ride back to Kathmandu

Day 11: Farewell/Departure

Cost Includes

  • All ground transports in private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at Hotel Dwarikas in Kathmandu.
  • Three nights’ accommodation with full board meals at Yeti Mountain Home including at Phakding and Namche.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodges for accommodation after Namche.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, a porter and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • Kathmandu to Lukla including departure taxes
  • Private helicopter from Gorakshep to Kathmandu
  • Duffle bag for the trekking
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek if require
  • Nepal Hiking Team T - shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Government taxes and office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinners whilst in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Cold drinks Inc. coke, water, Fanta etc.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek except Phakding, Namche and Lukla
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

Reviews

Bogdan Ilie, USA My wife and I were lucky to have chosen Nepal Hiking Team to plan our trip. We opted for a private guide and had a porter as well. We waited at the airport, and we were dropped off there as well when we left Nepal. Our guide, Ram, made sure that our trip was organized flawlessly and that we were doing well and happy at all times. He chose the best available teahouses, and we were allowed to chose the food from the menu in all of them (there seem to be agencies that say you can either choose dal bhat or pay out of pocket). We were even served, during dinner, sliced apples carried by the porter. Ram was very knowledgeable, and he shared information related to mountain peaks, vegetation, and animals. As we saw, his English skills are excellent. Above all, he is friendly and has a positive attitude, so we enjoyed talking and interacting with him. The porter, Bhola, was also very friendly. He looked like he was 50 kg but carried 55-65 kg easily. Overall, it was a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime experience to which Ram, Bhola, and Nepal Hiking Team contributed substantially. One of the owners, Ganga, even offered free rides to do the PCR tests or other purposes. We couldn't have hoped for better treatment from this agency. Note: Read Original Review on Trip Advisor (Click Here)
Lucie H, UK In May this year - some friends and I joined the NHT For 16 days. Every fine detail was considered, with our guides and porters going above & beyond to ensure we were comfortable and happy. Their knowledge and experience created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for us all. I have no hesitation in recommending Nepal Hiking Team to anyone! They made this experience perfect, thank you, guys.  
Mike, USA I went with my girlfriend to the Everest Base Camp with a guide and porter from Nepal Hiking Team. Right from the pick-up from the airport, we felt like valued clients, and we were made to feel very welcome and relaxed in an otherwise hectic city. From the moment the trek started, our guide Bheg ensured we were comfortable and constantly checked on our physical state throughout each day and provided advice and assistance where we needed it. Overall, the experience was one I'll never forget, primarily because I proposed at the top and because the Nepal Hiking team made the experience as stress-free and as organized as possible, all with a smile on their face at all times. I highly recommend NHT.
Megan Y., China Ganga, Balaram, and the team were fantastic; even when we had a 24-hour flight delay, they re-scheduled everything without fuss or fee. We had an excellent driver for just us (and guide where we had them). We even changed things along the way, and whether the driver, guide, or agent, they were more than willing to help and be flexible. :) The trip took in some hiking, some sightseeing, some relaxing, the jungle, and for each occasion and location, we were provided a specialist guide for the event/location. The hotels they chose for us were precisely our requirements based on the activity we were experiencing on any given day. Balaram even met us many times in person to round off the experience and ensure all was well and take honest feedback in person - the personal touch makes you feel even more appreciated and welcome as a customer. We would recommend anyone contact the team if they are planning a trip to Nepal. Thank you, guys, for a memorable vacation.
Jonathan, USA The team NHT provided the best possible service. They were attentive in every aspect in the months leading up to the trek through emails and were responsive and thorough in addressing my questions and concerns. During our tour, Bheg (our guide) and our porter were there to take care of our (myself and one other trekker) needs and always smile and graciously. I have used other more expensive and well-known trekking teams in the Himalayas in the past and would rank NHT on an equal or higher plain. Bheg has many years of experience, as did our porter, and was very competent in their roles and Bheg in his knowledge of the area and the trek. Though our porter did not speak very much, Bheg was kind enough to translate when asked, and our porter was equally attentive in assisting Bheg and us to ensure a successful trek. Very competitive price and an excellent team and experience. I highly recommend them.