Everest Base Camp Trek & Return by Helicopter is relatively a short itinerary to reach the EBC and enjoy the heart-warming beauty of the Khumbu region, perfect for travelers with limited time.
Everest Base Camp Trek is a glorious venture to the base of the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). The trek offers once in a lifetime trekking experience through picturesque Sherpa villages, verdant forests, gorges, and moraines. We have designed this 11 days Everest Base Camp Trek & Return by Helicopter trip for those who want to see the Himalayas not only standing in front of it but also above it. This package is also an ideal option for trekkers looking for a short EBC trek.
The trek takes you amidst the simple lifestyle of mountain people and rich culture. On the route, you get to visit many old monasteries and stupas. The trail winds through remote villages and dense forests, crossing several suspension bridges. The scenery and the views of the Himalayan Mountains along the way are remarkable. Everest Base Camp Trek & Return by Helicopter also let you unwind and enjoy the serenity of the Region. To book this adventurous trip, get in touch with us anytime.
Major Attractions Everest Base Camp Trek & Return by Helicopter
Feel the thrill of flying over the Himalayas
The trek begins with a 35 minutes thrilling flight to Lukla. The flight offers breath-taking bird-eye views of the Himalayas. The short runway and the height of the Lukla airport make this flight a highlight of the overall trek.
The trail is adventurous and moderate, with many steep ascends & descends through dense forests and villages. You will cross numerous bridges and streams. Similarly, there will be gorges and moraines on the way as well.
Rest day in Namche Bazar
Acclimatization in Namche Bazar allows you to visit fantastic vantage points like the Everest View Hotel and Syangboche Airstrip. You can also hike to the ancient Khumjung monastery or Pangboche monastery. There are museums, galleries, shops, and cafes in Namche Bazar, where you can spend some time.
Visit Tengboche monastery & get to see the culture of the Locals
Tengboche monastery is situated at 3,860 meters and was established in 1916 AD. It is the oldest and the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region. You can see monks practicing Buddhism in the Monastery. The trail to the base camp of Everest is resided by people from a few different communities that include Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, and Bhote. During the trek, you will be getting to see the lifestyle of the locals and their daily activities.
Explore the Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar
At 5,600 Everest Base Camp in the lap of Mt. Everest, where mountaineers spend numerous days before pushing towards the top of the peak. The base camp is rocky and surrounded by high Himalayan Mountains. Likewise, Kala Patthar is at 5,643 meters, a famous vantage point above Gorak Shep that offers 360-degree views of Mt. Everest and a glorious sunrise.
Breath-taking landscapes and Himalayan Mountains
The entire route to the base camp is scenic. With the increase in the elevation, the views only get prettier and prettier. The high Himalayan Mountains gradually begin to open up, and you will be seeing high mountains touching the sky. Himalaya mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Khumbutse (6,636 m), etc, are seen during the trek.