EBC Trek And Fly Back By Helicopter – 13 Days

Highlights

  • 1,Temples and Stupas 2,Khumbu Valley 3, Sherpa Culture 4, Tengboche Monastery 5, Panoramic view of mountains

Overview

EBC Trek and fly back by helicopter trip is the quick and easiest way to reach the Everest base camp while watching the most scenic views of mountain ranges from a different perspective. An exhilarating flight to Lukla, a hike to the base camp, standing on top of Kala Patthar a perfect lookout witnessing Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Amadablam, and Mt. Lhotse, acquiring insights about the people, their culture, traditions, and lifestyle on the people, with a scenic helicopter flight alongside the world highest peaks.

Follow in the footsteps of the first pioneers. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa to the Everest Base Camp, offering breathtaking Himalayan panoramas, high-altitude trekking, and a glimpse into the Sherpa lifestyle including their colorful settlements, terraced farms, and amazing works of art.

Day 1 Kathmandu 1400m
Day 2 Gear Shopping in Kathamandu 1440m Preparation Day
Day 3 Kathmandu to Lukla by flight then Trek to Phakding 2840m 30 min flight then 3/4 hrs walk
Day 4 Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m 6-7 hr
Day 5 Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar 3440m Rest Day
Day 6 Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3868m 5 hrs
Day 7 Trek Tengboche to Dingboche 4410m 5 hrs
Day 8 Acclimatization day at Dingboche 4410m Rest Day
Day 9 Trek Dingboche to Lobuche 4910m 3-4 hrs
Day 10 Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp 5364m 6 hrs
Day 11 Hike to Kalapathar and Back to Lukla 5550m 7-8 hrs
Day 12 Flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla 2840m 27min Flight
Day 13 Departure to Tribhuwan International Airport 1440m

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu

    After arriving in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International airport, you will be transferred to the hotel by our staff. You’ll attend a welcome dinner with a traditional culture program in the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu.

    Maximum Altitude
    1400m
    Meals
    B
    Accommodation
    Alpine hotel and apartment or as per your requirement

  • Day 2 - Gear Shopping in Kathmandu

    After your Breakfast and refreshment, there will be a brief meeting about the trip, an introduction with your guide, and a final check of all the required equipment if lack items we will suggest you buy then will be done paper works.

    Maximum Altitude
    1400m
    Meals
    B,
    Accommodation
    Alpine hotel and apartment or as per your requirement

  • Day 3 - Kathmandu to Lukla by flight (2840m) Then Trek to Phakding(2610m)

    Early morning your guide will pick you up from your hotel and then head towards the domestic airport to fly to Lukla, the flight usually takes around 30 minutes, and after reaching Lukla you’ll have your breakfast. After breakfast start your trek to Phakding (2610m), exploring nature and traditional Sherpa culture along the way which takes around 3-4 hours. Overnight at Phakding.

    Maximum Altitude
    2840m
    Duration
    35 minutes flight, 4 hours trek
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Gokyo Valley Lodge

  • Day 4 - Trek Phakding (2610m) to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

    Wake up early morning and have breakfast, after Breakfast, we will take a few minutes to rest and then start as early as possible according to your guide’s instructions. Trek along with the Dudh Koshi riverside crossing number of Suspensions Bridge and after an uphill climb of around 2 hours you’ll reach Namche Bazaar unofficial capital of the Khumbu region. Today you will walk a total of around 5-6 hours. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

    Maximum Altitude
    3440m
    Duration
    6-7 hours
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Kamal Guest House

  • Day 5 - Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar

    This is an acclimatization day, so wake up according to the guide’s instructions. Then move to Namche viewpoint to see sunrise with the beautiful Everest Mountain range views of sun rays illuminating white mountains, which will give you one of the best memorable moments in your life. Then you will be back to the hotel to have breakfast then will move to another viewpoint calls Everest view hotel(3880m) is one of the most renowned hotels from where you can see amazing mountain views which would see very closer to you.
    Namche Bazaar has a lot to offer, so explore the settlement of Namche to get an insightful perspective of the traditional Sherpa lifestyle, or go exploring Khumjung monastery where you can see purported Yeti scalps as well. Then after that head back to Namche.
    Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

    Maximum Altitude
    3880m
    Duration
    2-3 hours
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Kamal Guest House

  • Day 6 - Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3868m)

    Wake up as early as possible and have your breakfast, after breakfast, you’ll leave Namche Bazaar and head towards our next destination, Tengboche (3868m). which takes 4-5 hours. The trail today is not too tough from Namche to Phungi, from Phungi to Thenga it’s a downward hike, and from Thenga to Tengboche, it’s upward which is a little harder compared to before. Tengboche Monastery is one of the famous monasteries of Nepal and the settlement is named after it, you’ll get an amazing view of Mt. Ama Dablam looming behind the Tengboche Monastery. Overnight in Tengboche.

    Maximum Altitude
    3868m
    Duration
    5-6 hours
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Himalayan Lodge

  • Day 7 - Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m)

    After early morning breakfast, you’ll head towards Dingboche (4410m) which takes 4/5 hours, a quieter Sherpa settlement in the Khumbu region and is a popular rest stop for people heading on the Everest Base Camp Trek. Overnight in Dingboche.

    Maximum Altitude
    4410m
    Duration
    4-5 hours
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Hotel Good Luck

  • Day 8 - Acclimatization Day at Dingboche(4410m)

    Today is your second acclimatization day. The village of Dingboche has several viewpoints perfect for an acclimation hike. After breakfast, you will move with your guide on a short climb to Nagarjun hill (5100m), or any of the viewpoints suggested by your guide. After the hike, you can explore the village. Overnight in Dingboche.

    Maximum Altitude
    4410m
    Duration
    2-3 hours
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Hotel Good Luck

  • Day 9 - Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)

    After your breakfast Leaving Dingboche behind, head toward Lobuche which is around a 3-4 hours uphill hike, so take it slow and have frequent rests. Lobuche is the closest Nepalese mountain to the Khumbu Glacier. Overnight in Lobuche.

    Maximum Altitude
    4910m
    Duration
    4-5 hours
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Barunima Lodge

  • Day 10 - Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m) to Everest Base Camp(5364m)

    Finally, today you’ll be at the Everest Base Camp (5364m), begin your trek by heading towards Gorakshep (5180m) from Lobuche after your breakfast, Gorakshep is the last settlement before reaching Everest Base Camp, so rest for a while and have good lunch then after your lunch Leave Gorakshep, and begin hiking alongside the Khumbu glacier until you reach Everest Base Camp. Upon reaching the base camp take a moment and enjoy the panoramic views of mountains and Himalayan ranges from the Everest Base Camp, later on, return to Gorakshep which takes around 2-3 hours. Overnight in Gorakshep.

    Maximum Altitude
    5364m
    Duration
    5-6 hours
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Snow Land Hotel

  • Day 11 - Hike to Kalapathar (5550m) and Back to Lukla

    Early morning, head towards Kalapathar (5550m) a popular viewpoint of the Everest region to see the sunrise and mighty Himalayan ranges, head back to Gorakshep for breakfast, board a helicopter, and fly after breakfast back to Lukla. Which takes a 3/4 hour walk and around 35 minutes flight to Lukla. Overnight in Lukla.

    Maximum Altitude
    5550m
    Duration
    30 minutes
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Khumbu Resort

  • Day 12 - Flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla

    After Breakfast, head to Lukla airport and catch a flight back to Kathmandu.
    In the evening attend a farewell dinner marking the end of the journey and your last night in Nepal.

    Maximum Altitude
    2840m
    Duration
    35 minutes flight
    Meals
    B,L,D
    Accommodation
    Alpine hotel and apartment or as per your requirement

  • Day 13 - Departure to Tribhuwan International Airport

    After breakfast, you’ll be dropped off at Tribhuvan International airport if you have a scheduled flight. If you intend to stay a little longer, you can chill and go shopping. If you want to take any other trips, you can reach us.

  • • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System), • Everest National park entry permits,
  • Three-night Kathmandu Hotel with Breakfast. Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with three cups of tea or coffee a day, Tea house accommodation during the trek, English speaking guide.
  • Accommodation, Food, Salary, Insurance, Medicine for all staff, Medikit, Trip Certificate
  • Porter service (1 porter between 2 people basic)
  • Two-night accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Snickers Chocolate for each person during the trek
  • Company Duffel bag and a t-shirt, Duffel bag during the trip
  • Domestic flight ticket round trip and airport tax Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu
  • Heli Charter Cost from Lobuche to Lukla
  • All government and local taxes
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Travel medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Nepal entry visa fee, International air fare
  • Personal Equipment
  • Tips for guide and porter (Tipping is expected)
  • Personal expenses such as: Alcoholic beverages, hot shower, water bottle, cold drinks, hot water, battery charge, donation etc
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price include section

Important Information

Travel Insurance:
All clients participating in any activity must have travel insurance. Personal injury, death, hospital expenditures, repatriation fees, helicopter rescue, and any other disease covered by the insurance plan will be given, we highly advise you to acquire a comprehensive insurance plan from a trustworthy insurance company.

Passport and Visa:
Every client must have a valid passport from the return date with a 6 months prior validity by the Nepalese consulate in your country or immigration office at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

Trip highlight
Temples and Stupas
Khumbu Valley
Sherpa Culture
Tengboche Monastery
Panoramic view of mountains
One of the amazing world-famous Lukla airport
Totally different and very interesting Sherpa culture, religions, Festivals, foods, etc
Three mountains which are over 8000m in this region
Toldest and very beautiful, the interesting monastery
Amazing magnificent mountain view

Equipment lists:
Find the guidelines regarding essential trekking gears.
Daypack above 40 liters. (Must be waterproof)
Down jacket (rental available)
Warm sleeping bag (rental available)
Sun head, gulf cap, sunglasses, headlamp, and torchlight.
Ear-muffs, sun Lotions/sun cream.
One pair of liner gloves is thin wool and synthetic.
Cotton t-shirts, Synthetic t-shirts.
Two Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days.
One Soft-shell jacket has water & wind resistance.
Inner clothes as your requirement.
Liner socks, woolen socks.
Proper trekking shoes.
Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
Diamox for altitude sickness. The guide will help you to take it.
One small personal-sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, anti-infection ointments, and muscle relief ointments.

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    March 13 2023
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    April 1 2023
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    April 13 2023
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    May 1 2023
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    May 13 2023
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    September 1 2023
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