EBC trek & helicopter fly back
7 days Everest base camp trek with helicopter tour is mainly for those trekkers who have limited time to see Mount Everest via helicopter chopper. Enjoy 6 days trekking to the Everest base camp and once you reach base camp and Kalapathar can return via helicopter which is one golden chance at the same time doing Everest base camp hike and back to the helicopter. Those trekkers who have previous experience of trekking and hiking can do this EBC trek & helicopter fly back easily.
Everest base camp trek leads you to the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Lukla is the entrance of Khumbu region and trek to Phakding, Namche Bazar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and finally reach to Gorakshep. 7 days Everest base camp hike do not include any extra day acclimatization in any place so it’s a challenges trek for the beginners some previous hiking will be fruitful. If you want to do longer days trek need to do 14 days Everest base camp trek.
Trek passes via amazing suspension bridges, Sagarmatha National Park, Khumbu valley, Imja valley. Hence, enjoy the mesmerizing via of the mount Ama Dablam, Lhotse Nuptse. Likewise, you can observe the Ariel view of Mount Everest from Kalapathar is the next key factors of the EBC trek.
We trek all the way via footprints of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Trek passes via beautiful suspension bridges of Dudh Kosi river, Sherpa village. First overnight at Phakding next day heading to Namche Bazar crossing Jore Salle, Hillary bridge. On the way, you can observe the scenic view of Kongde Ri ( 6187 m) On the way trek to Namche bazaar you can the first glance of Mt. Everest. Once you reach Namche Bazar enjoy the Buddhist cultures, Sherpa culture and museum.
Best season and Weather?
Sometimes Lukla flight may not occur on time due to weather problem. The weather of Lukla may change anytime and flight may be delayed and postpone in this case you may have extra days is better.
Spring and autumn is the best season for Everest base camp trekking. March to May and September to November is the best season of the year to do Nepal Everest base camp trekking and helicopter tour. The Winter season is freezing and the coldest temperature of the year. On the other hand, the monsoon is cloudy and may not see a clear vision. You can also do the Everest trek with a helicopter chopper even in winter and monsoon to avoid the crowd but have to passion about the bad weather. If there is bad weather will arrange a helicopter flight to Lukla via sharing basis which cost additionally around the US $ 500 per person.
Likewise, Namche Bazar is mainly a trade of Khumbu area. Namche Bazar is also well known as a tourist hub. You can see the different Yak transport for the Khumbu region after Namche Bazar. Next day trek to Tengboche on the way you can see Mt Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Thamserku Amadablam and many more. Explore around Tengbouche Monestry, see the hidden wilderness. Tengboche monastery is the centre attraction for Buddhist where all the people attend with the blessing to successful their trip. Next day trek to Debouche or Dingboche.
Similarly, after Dingboche trek passes via Thukla Pass 4940 m. Thukla is the memorial place of shrines those who lost their lives during trekking or climbing in the Everest region. Observe the great view of Mt Amadablam from Thukla and reach Lobuche. After Lobuche, the next day trek continues to Gorakshep on the way to observe the Khumbu glaciers and reach finally Everest base camp. Next day hike to hike to Kalapathar and see the panoramic 360-degree view sunrise view of Mount Everest. Finally same day back to Lukla via helicopter and back to Kathmandu.
Day: 1 Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (30-35 min) & Lukla – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 – 4 hours – B.L.D
Day: 2 Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours – B.L.D
Day: 3 Trek to Tengboche (3860m., 12694ft.): 6 – 7 hours – B.L.D
Day: 4 Trek to Dingboche (4410m., 14300ft.): 5 – 6 hours – B.L.D
Day: 5 Trek to Lobuche (4910m., 16207ft.): 5 hours – B.L.D
Day: 6 Treks to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep 6 hrs– B.L.D
Day: 7 Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.): 1hr 30 min then fly back to Lukla and finally fly to Kathmandu – B.L.D