Annapurna Base Camp Heli tour to the world’s 10th highest mountain’s base provides you unexpected moments of your life, exploring the marvelous views of many stunning mountains like Annapurna South (7219m\23684ft.), Annapurna III (7555m\24786ft.), Gangapurna (7454m\24457ft.) and Machhapuchhre (6993m\22942ft.) and amazing wild lifelike: leopards, musk deer, spotted deer, pikas etc. in beautiful pine and bamboo forest. It also offers you a great chance to explore Mongolian culture like Gurung, Magar, Rai, Limbu, Tamang etc of this region along with their distinct traditions, living styles, customs, languages, and rituals. Annapurna region is the best combination of natural and historical contents where you can observe many beautiful lakes and amazing caves as well.
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the shortest and easiest tour to the Annapurna region, specially designed for the people who are physically weak but want to attempt the glorious moment of seeing the stunning Himalayas. It is an luxurious way to get in mountains. According to Sanskrit the name derived of Mt. Annapurna is associated with the goddess of harvest & food. Our tour starts from Kathmandu, parallel to the northern Himalayan ranges. During the flight, the changing sites from urban to mountain region including the marvelous views of Himalayas like : Macchapuchre(6993 m \ 22942 ft), Annapurna I(8091 m \26545 ft) & Annapurna II(7937 m \ 26040 ft), Dhaulagiri(8167 m \26795 ft), Lamjung Himal(6983 m \22910) passes by Marshyangdi, Begnas and Rupa lake. The tour makes easier for the people or trekkers who are eagerly want to feel the Himalayan nature but have difficulty for long day tours. You can get the opportunity of observing the most prominent ethnic communities like: Gurung, Thakali and Manangba with their own culture and customs. It offers the spectacular views of mountain amphitheater formed by peaks of Annapurna south like: Gangapurna, Glacier Dome along with lush green forest with rhododendron. These are the main fame of this region which makes the region beautiful in their own way. You can analyze the daily life styles of the local people of this region.
1. How difficult is trek to Everest Panorama and how can we prepare?
Trekking to Everest Panorama is an easy trek as compared to others. And our company also provides well skilled guides and potters to help you during the trek. People with weak ankles, lungs, hearts problems may suffer more difficulty on trekking. Well preparation is needed for every trek.
2. What about safety measurements and altitude sickness do the guides and porters have their insurance in Everest Panorama trek?
Worrying for safety measurements? Our guides having long experience are much professional for handling such issues with various means of safety measurements. For common health issues like: headache, common cold, diarrhea, vomiting, we provide you first aid medicines. In case of being sick in the mountain, Sunrise Adventure Trek will make proper arrangements rescue by helicopter, for this you should have better travel insurance. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue by helicopter.
3. What about guide & porter, do they have well training?
Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several trainings required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experience in tourism sector as a guide or potter, make easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create very familiar environment to the guests.
4. What about communication system during trek?
As all the porters and guides are well certified by the Ministry of Nepal tourism they can easily understand and speak English languages during the trek. On the other hand, we can also provide you guides and potters according to your own understanding languages.
5. Do I need to give tips to guide and potter and if how much?
It’s difficult to mention about tipping which is up to your happiness, but guides and potters do expect the tips at the end of the trip. However, normally people can give minimum 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter.
6. What kind of food, drinking water and accommodation do we have on Everest Panorama trek?
Trek to Everest Base Camp with Sunrise Adventure Trek includes trekking lodges or guest houses as accommodation with twin bed sharing room, if you are in a group and if you are solo traveler, you have private room. Regarding meals, we will have some options to choose like: continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy the mineral bottles or safe drinking water from hotel either you can bring water tablets.
7. How many hour should I walk per day and what happened if I am slow walker in the group?
Normally, we have to walk around 5 to 7 hours per day, if you are slow in walk the team leader will professionally manage to you walking with our assistance guide and potter.
8. What about the weather conditions and Lukla flight?
Firstly, we have to take a flight to Lukla in the morning then we start trek from Lukla but sometimes due to the air traffic and weather problems, the flight may be delayed or canceled. Due to uncertainty of Lukla weather, we are not sure about untimed flight. If there will be frequent weather problem, we do arrange a flight by helicopter chopper and for this you have to pay additionally.
9. What is the limitation of weight to Lukla flight and where do I store my extra bags?
You can carry 10 kg luggage plus 5 kg hand bag and if you want to carry more than the limit you have to pay extra charges. You can keep your extra bags in your hotel or in the office in Kathmandu.