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Everest Base camp Trek (EBC) and helicopter to Lukla

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code HT-25
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Costs: Starts from US $1,750.00
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Everest base camp trekking trail via helicopter flight landing allows you to visit the base camp of Mount Everest in a single day. Indeed, Everest Base Camp Trek via Lukla flight is the best option to get close views of the Mount Everest within a limited time in their hands. Even it is an alternative way to reach the foot of the worldwide highest Mount Everest.

As you reach via a flight from Lukla, you do not have to pass through huge blocks of mountain glaciers and ice of the Khumbu valley and other nearby big mountain peaks. Once you reach at Lukla via flight, you will go forward towards Phakding. Later on, you should follow a downward rail by passing through a large number of Sherpa farmlands and villages followed by uphill towards the Namche Bazaar at about 3440meters, while climbing to the Tengboche’s hilltop village.

To complete your tour to Sherpa settlement, you should follow the trail up to Dingboche. Later on, on your acclimatization day, you will get the opportunity to explore the famous Nagartshang Hill. Finally, the trekking tour involves ascending to Kala Patthar at about 5464meters to get majestic views of the entire Himalayan range. These include Mount Everest, Mount Lingtren, Mount Pumori, Mount Lhotse, Mount Changtse, Mount Khumbutse, and Mount Nuptse and many more.


Trip Highlights:

  • Stunning views of mountain glacier and ice covered Khumbu valley and nearby mountain
  • peaks
  • Shopping and other enjoyable activities at Namche Bazaar
  • Scope to climb the hilltop village of Tengboche
  • Ascending to Kala Patthar and explore the nearby Nangkartshang Hill
  • Scope to get majestic views of Mount Everest, Mount Lingtren, Mount Pumori, Mount
  • Lhotse, Mount Changtse, Mount Khumbutse, and Mount Nuptse

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu international airport and transfer to you hotel.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding 2652m. 4 hrs.

Day 03: Trek From Phakding to Namche 3450m. 5/6 hrs.

Day 04: Rest day

Day 05: Trek from Namche to Tengboche 3860m. 5-6 hrs

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche 4350m. 5-6 hrs

Day 07: Rest day explore to the Chhukung 4710m. and back to Dingboche 4410m.

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche4910m. 5-6 hrs.

Day 09: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5365m.then back to Gorakshep 5181m. 6-7 hrs.

Day 10: Hike up to Kalapathar 5545m. 3 /4 hrs. and Helicopter to Lukla.

Day 11: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.

Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu.

Cost Details

  • Airports pick up and drops
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Accommodation during the trek
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking
  • Experienced government license holder trek guide and porters to carry your luggage
  • Accommodation, food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of trek guide and porter
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits
  • TIMS Card (Trekker's Information Management System card) all additional government tax
  • Helicopter from Gorakshep to Lukla
  • Domestic flight both ways from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International air fare
  • Personal Travelers insurance
  • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike etc.

Day to Day Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu international airport and transfer to you hotel.

Land at the Kathmandu International Airport where you will be greeted by our tour representative. Check-in to the hotel. Relax.

Trip Note

 From Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu flight may be delayed by few hours or even canceled due to bad weather condition. So, you should be prepared for such flight delays or cancellations. But we will do our best to avoid such conditions. In case of flight cancellation, we will try to get you on the flight for the next day. Getting early flight for the next day may not be possible during the high season so, we can arrange flight by helicopter as well but it will be an extra cost. If we have a group of 4- 5 people, we can charter a helicopter from Kathmandu – Lukla.  It will be advisable to have extra days in Kathmandu before and after the trekking. We can arrange you cultural / adventure tours (such as sightseeing tours, rafting, jungle safari, with extra cost if the extra days are not used for the flight conditions to Lukla and back.

If the flight is delayed and canceled for several days which could disturb your onward journey, you are free to choose trekking in Annapurna, Langtang and other regions and we are Halesi Treks arrange the alternative trek.

Fixed Departure

The below-given cost is per person and the below-given Everest Base Camp Trek (EBC) and Helicopter to Lukla fixed departure dates are available for you. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
12 December, 2018 21 December, 2018 US $1900 Available Book Now
18 December, 2018 27 December, 2018 US $1900 Available Book Now
25 December, 2018 03 January, 2019 US $1900 Available Book Now

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