Everest Base Camp Trek Fly back to Lukla by Helicopter Overview
Everest Base Camp trek back to Lukla by Helicopter is a mixture of luxury and adventure-related flying back by Helicopter. This trek is designed for those people who have a short time. This trek is a special adventure that allows you to trek to EBC and return to Lukla by helicopter which saves time as well as energy. Everest Base Camp trek back to Lukla by helicopter includes close and stunning views of not only the world's highest peak Mt. Everest but enough panoramic views as well as hundreds of the highest snowcapped peaks of the Everest region.
Base Camp trekking back to Lukla by Helicopter, you’ll be trekking on some of
the best mountain trails on the earth. Likewise, you will be visiting
monasteries, local villages, and of course, the beautiful Sherpa villages.
Trek to base camp and stand beneath the tallest mountain on earth, Mount
Everest. Moreover, returning to Lukla by helicopter gives savor aerial views
of Mt. Everest, Sherpa settlements, and glacier rivers.
On your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative of Bold Himalayan will greet you and will drop you off at our hotel. Freshen up and take a rest and in the evening after the trek preparation, a welcome dinner will be hosted by Bold Himalaya. Overnight at Kathmandu.
As you bid farewell to Phakding, you'll follow the course of the Dudh Koshi River, crossing a series of suspension bridges adorned with colorful prayer flags. The trail leads you through charming hamlets like Toktok and Benkar, where terraced fields and quaint stone houses dot the landscape. Each bend in the path reveals new vistas of cascading waterfalls, rhododendron forests, and the majestic peaks that loom in the distance.
As you continue to climb, you will arrive at Jorsalle, the Sagarmatha National Park entrance, where your permits will be examined once more. As you continue on your trek, you'll soon reach Monjo, a bustling Sherpa town with lodges and tea houses where you may stop for a rest and eat some local fare.
The climb up to the renowned Namche Bazaar is the trek's real high point. As the trail steepens, you'll be rewarded for your efforts with stunning views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. After several hours of elevation, you will arrive at Namche Bazaar's gates, the vibrant center of the Khumbu district.
To get used to the high altitude and thinning oxygen in the air, we will send one more day in Namche Bazaar. And as an acclimatization hike, we will visit the neighbouring Sherpa villages. From Namche, you can follow the trail that descends half an hour to the Khumjung village. In Khumjung village, you can visit Khumjung Hillary School and Khumjung Gompa.
Likewise, you can trek to Hotel Everest View that lies above Namche. We can enjoy splendid views of Tawache, Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, Khumbu Himal and many other peaks from the Hotel Everest View.
And the trek to the Syanboche airstrip. It is the world’s highest airport at 3,780m/12,401ft. Then return to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.
After breakfast head toward Dingboche. Today’s trek begins with a descent through a beautiful forest along with the Imja Khola valley. After Debuche, the trail becomes very pleasant. We cross the iron bridge on the right side and get a great view of Ama Dablam (6,814m). Then the trail gradually makes way to Pangboche village.
From Pangboche, the trail continues the summer pastures on to Dingboche. Reaching Dingboche you find the tree line disappears and the landscapes turn barren and stony. Overnight stay at Dingboche.
Another acclimatization day at Dingboche, as you are at an altitude of above 4000 meters. Today, to get your body into a comfortable zone with the thinner air we will take an acclimatization hike to the surrounding hills. This village is beautiful with an array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect barley, buckwheat, and potatoes from the cold wind. For acclimatization, you can either hike up to Chhukung or Nangkar Tshang Peak.
Hiking up to Chhukung (4,750m/15,583ft) is an easy day hike that offers magnificent views of the Mt. Makalu (8,463m/27,765ft), Island Peak (6,160m/20,209ft), Peak 38 and several other Himalayan peaks.
Whereas, Nangkar Tshang Peak (5,083m/16,676ft) hiking offers magnificent views of Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Thamserku and Mt. Kangtega. Overnight stay at Dingboche.
Today, we will have an early morning hike towards Kalapatthar. Kalapatthar is one of the highest and most popular viewpoints in the Everest Region. Hiking up early morning gives the best view of the sunrise with Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks. The sun turns into an orange globe and fries up the icy summits of Pumori, Nuptse, Changtse and Mount Everest. Up in reaching Kalapatthar, you get to see 360 degree up-close and formidable views Mt. Everest
This amazing sights of mountain peaks are one of those precious views that will remain forever with you. After enjoying the magnificent mountain panorama in Kala Patthar, we descend to Gorakshep.
On reaching Gorakshep, we will have some breakfast and take a helicopter ride to Lukla. The ride back provides an aerial view of the entire region. Admiring nature’s beauty and with the splendid view, we reach Lukla. Flying to Lukla by helicopter will be a new experience for the trekker. Overnight at Lukla.
From Lukla, we will catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu after breakfast. We will take one last close look at the mountains. And finally another thrilling about 35 minutes’ flight we arrive Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu, we will transfer you to your hotel. You can take rest or do some souvenir shopping. You can also explore nearby areas of Kathmandu valley. And there will be a cultural dinner program with the members of Bold Himalaya. Overnight in Kathmandu hotel.
Today is the departing day. A representative from Bold Himalayas drops you at the airport before 3 hours of your departing time. You can join for another thrilling adventure or trip with Bold Himalaya. We can right away arrange your awesome trip.
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Benefits of Return by Helicopter Ride
Time Efficiency:Trekking back from remote mountain regions can be time-consuming and physically demanding. Helicopter returns significantly reduce travel time, allowing you to make the most of your limited vacation days.
Comfort and Safety:Helicopter journeys provide a comfortable and secure mode of transport. You don't have to worry about the physical challenges or potential altitude-related health issues that can arise during the return trek.
Unmatched aerial Perspectives:Helicopter rides provide unparalleled aerial views of the spectacular Himalayan scenery. You can create priceless memories by taking breathtaking pictures and films of the area's spectacular peaks, glaciers, and valleys.
Unique experience:A helicopter return adds an added layer of adventure and excitement to your experience. It's an exhilarating way to end your hike and offers a chance to view the mountains from a completely different perspective.
Maximize Exploration:By saving time on your return journey, you can allocate more time for exploring the trekking region or indulging in cultural experiences, such as visiting local villages, monasteries, and markets.
Avoid Weather Delays:Helicopter flights are less susceptible to weather-related delays that can affect domestic flights or the Lukla airstrip. This reliability ensures you can catch international flights or continue your travel plans without unnecessary stress.
Personalized Service:Helicopter services often cater to small groups, providing a more personalized and flexible experience. You can tailor the departure time to your preference and enjoy a more intimate adventure.
Environmental Considerations:Helicopter rides generally have a lower environmental impact compared to large groups of trekkers and porters on the trail. This option aligns with responsible tourism practices.
Accessibility:Helicopter returns are ideal for individuals with physical limitations or time constraints who still want to experience the beauty of trekking regions like Everest Base Camp.
Best Time for Everest Base Camp Trek
Spring (March to May):
Autumn (September to November):
Temperatures during the Autumn and spring seasons
Autumn and Spring seasons has similar temperatures which are mentioned below
|Location||Daytime Temperature||Nighttime Temperature|
|Kathmandu||20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F)||5°C to 15°C (41°F to 59°F)|
|Lukla||10°C to 20°C (50°F to 68°F)||-5°C to 5°C (23°F to 41°F)|
|Namche Bazaar||10°C to 15°C (50°F to 59°F)||-5°C to 0°C (23°F to 32°F)|
|Everest Base Camp||-5°C to 5°C (23°F to 41°F)||-10°C to -20°C (14°F to -4°F)|
Difficulty level of Everest base camp trek with helicopter return
Preparation for this trek
To increase your endurance and stamina, practice frequent cardiovascular exercises like hiking, jogging, cycling, and stair climbing.
To better handle the rigors of hiking on uneven terrain and while carrying a backpack, strengthen your upper body, core, and leg muscles.
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Documents required for Everest Base Camp Trek
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Documents and Information required for obtaining Permits
TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) Card:
Sagarmatha National Park Permit:
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