Experiencing the beauty of the Himalayas through a combination of a trek to the Everest Base Camp and a helicopter trip to Lukla, capped off by a delicious breakfast at the Everest View Hotel, is unparalleled. This 12-day trip offers a unique perspective of the Khumbu region, both on foot and from the air. It provides a comfortable way to immerse yourself in the mountain atmosphere, while also allowing you to experience the peaks, Sherpa culture, and rare plants and animals. If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that gives you a bird’s-eye view of mountains, then you should definitely book this tour.
The Everest Base Camp Trek with a Helicopter flight from Kalapatthar to Lukla offers an unmatched dual experience of trekking to the base of the tallest mountain and a breathtaking helicopter ride from the renowned Kalapatthar viewpoint. This journey is perfect for thrill-seekers who aim to soar above the clouds and immerse themselves in the raw beauty of nature. Away from the comforts of city life, you will challenge your limits and be in awe of the mountain panorama, including a glimpse of the summit of Mount Everest, and the rich culture of the Sherpa kingdom. The trip will culminate in a sumptuous breakfast at the Everest View Hotel with a breathtaking view of the mountains and monasteries.
Highlights of Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek
Adventure, Thrilling, and Scenic Flight
The EBC Trek with Helicopter Flight from Kalapatthar is full of thrilling and memorable moments. The journey starts with a scenic 30-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, known for being the world’s most challenging airport. Your trek will include crossing suspension bridges, climbing steep inclines, gaining altitude daily by over 600 meters, and coming across yaks and donkeys along the way, adding to the excitement of the adventure. The trek to the world-renowned viewpoint followed by a helicopter flight back to Lukla will give you a bird’s-eye view of the stunning scenery.
The trek to the Everest region is an opportunity to immerse yourself in Sherpa culture and the unique practices and traditions of the area. Along the way, you will encounter various cultural and religious landmarks such as prayer flags, monasteries, and chortens that embody the living Tibetan Buddhist tradition. You will have the chance to visit Tengboche, the oldest and most popular Buddhist monastery in the region, and receive a blessing from the Lama Rinpoche, adding a spiritual dimension to your experience.
The Everest Region is a prime destination for those seeking stunning mountain landscapes, with over 300 peaks exceeding 6,000 meters in altitude. With four peaks over 8,000 meters, including the world-renowned Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho-Oyu, the region provides a unique opportunity to admire these awe-inspiring giants. Additionally, the legendary Ama Dabla is considered one of the world’s most iconic mountains and is a highlight of the trek. The presence of other breathtaking peaks, such as Thamserku, Kongde, Pumori, Nuptse, and more, only adds to the beauty of the area.
The key highlight of this trip is the ascent to the renowned base camp of Mount Everest and the subsequent helicopter flight back to Lukla. Most people take the same route down, witnessing similar landscapes, flora, and fauna. However, the diverse wildlife in Sagarmatha National Park always elicits awe. The helicopter ride from Kalapatthar allows for breathtaking views of the mountains, glaciers, villages, and terrain. The flight will be a moment to remember as you fly close to the mountain peaks and experience the thrill of being suspended in time. If you’re considering a trip to Nepal, this journey is a must-do and is guaranteed to not disappoint.
During the trek to Everest Base Camp, you will stay in top-notch and high-end lodges. The teahouses and path tend to be busy during peak season, which is in autumn (Sep-Nov) and spring (March-May), as it is considered the ideal time for trekking to EBC. But, Luxury Holidays Nepal has a professional team that guarantees your comfort and safety regardless of the time of year. To finish off your trip, a farewell cultural dinner is provided.
More Highlights Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek
- Delicious breakfast in Everest View Hotel with a world-class panoramic mountain view.
- Hiking through the alpine forest in Sagarmatha National park.
- Breathtaking views of mountains from Everest View Point.
- Acclimatization in the famous sherpa capital - Namche Bazaar.
- Sagarmatha National Park and its diverse flora and fauna.
- Trek upto 5,545m, Kalapatthar Point
- Luxury accommodations in the Kathmandu
- Trek to the world’s most famous Everest Base Camp
- Breathtaking views of mountains, hills, and magical landscapes.
- Exploration of Tengboche monastery
- Luxury and the best available lodges during the trekking days
- Experience of Sherpa culture, traditions, and practices.