Everest Heli Trek is a short trek to Everest via Helicopter. For people who have less time and want to reach the Everest Base Camp without much walk, Everest Heli Trek is one of the best choices for them. The trek is suitable for those who have less time and want a luxurious journey.
The 4 days Heli trek to Everest provides the visitor with the amazing experience in a short period of time. Everest Heli Trek offers a blend of enjoyment and excitement accompanied by the beautiful surroundings of snowcapped mountain peaks along with the world’s highest peak Everest. Also, the trekkers will get an opportunity to experience the distinct culture of Sherpa, as well as the ancient monastery in the Sherpa valley, Flora and fauna and so forth.
We fly via helicopter to get in to and out of the Everest region and stay in luxury lodges on the trail—it’s a memorable way to visit Everest Base camp and get a taste of trekking in Nepal.
The Trek starts with the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Next, we will trek up to Phakding surrounded by the peaks and head towards Namche Baazar. During the Trek you will experience the wonderful hospitality of Sherpa’s and their traditional lifestyle with the panoramic view of Amadablam, Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt Lhotse, Mt. Lhotse Shar, etc. You will also get the opportunity of experiencing high altitude mountain scenery, and several natural wonders of this heavenly country Nepal.
After all the majestic views and wonderful experience, we will be picked up in Namche Bazaar for a private helicopter tour in the Himalaya and stop at Everest Base Camp and get back to Kathmandu in a helicopter flight making ourselves comfortable and relaxed.
Day 01: - Greetings at Kathmandu Airport, Transfer to your hotel.
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long fight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have a meeting with your trekking guide and discuss the equipment needed for the trekking and we will process for the trekking permits. If you arrive at night we will have the same discussion the next day morning after your breakfast.
Day 02: - Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla by helicopter about 40 minute flight, Distance 136.17km, and trekking to Phakding (2652m) : walking distance 3 hours, 200 meters descent and 50 meters ascent - 8km
Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla via helicopter flight of about 40 minutes scenic flight. With clear weather, we get fantastic views of the mountains, including Everest as we enter deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. You begin your trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Along the way, you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m) Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and the Mount Kwongde Range. We then take an easy walk for about two hours to Phakding village for the overnight stop and rest of the time stroll around the village for local knowledge.
Day 03: - Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar (3440m) : walking distance 5-6 hours, 300 meters ascent and 300 meters descent - 11.3 km
From Phakding the trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. Villages are interspersed with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia and fir. Along the way to you will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kangru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Day 04: - Helicopter Tour from Namche to Kathmandu via Everest Base Camp, depart Kathmandu
Early in the morning after having our breakfast we will be picked up by the Private helicopter from Namche. The views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kantega, Lhotse, Nuptse, will be an opportunity for mountain lovers. We will stop at Everest Base Camp and fly back to Kathmandu.
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