Experience Mt. Everest with a Short Trek and a Helicopter Sightseeing Tour
Published on: June 27, 2018
Short Everest Base Camp Trek (Via Helicopter)
So you are planning to visit Nepal with a very short time, but want to experience all the goodness that Everest and surrounding Khumbu region have to offer. You are not physically able to walk long trail but want to do short Everest Base Camp trek in Everest region of Nepal. Well, we have Everest helicopter tour which is comprise of a scenic trek for a couple of days and helicopter ride providing you with a bird’s eye view of Everest Base camp, Kalapatthar, Khumbu Ice Fall, Khumbu Glacier, Everest Expedition camp and Gokyo Lake, all with in a duration of a week.
The journey start with a short scenery flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. This small airport is the first stop to Everest region. You will fly over the parallel views of Himalayas and you will have first glimpse of what is to come In the next few days. After Lukla our Mini Everest Base Camp Trek follows the Dudhkoshi river and taking us to small settlement of Phakding.
The next day you will walk inside the beautiful pine forest among the Dudhkoshi river and enter the Sagarmatha National Park – UNESCO world heritage site. Today you will have glance of some Mountains and arrive at Namche Bazar – an Acclimatization place for trekkers and mountaineers.
Namche bazar is our last stop before to Everest base camp and Kalapatthar. The trekkers and Mountaineers who are going to high altitude they make an acclimatized in Namche for upcoming alpine conditions. The is last major settlement village of Everest region, Namche has government Offices, ATMS, internet cafes, restaurants and vibrant mix of Nepalese and Tibetan market. Explore the surrounding Namche Bazar or hike near Village of Khumjung to know the culture and tradition is another highlights of trekking. You might heard about the mountain man of Nepal – The Sherpas and their brave high altitude mountain climbing. You will explore more about the local villages and their daily lifestyle.
The thrilling adventure begins with Helicopter for short Everest Base Camp Trek
Well, this is your dream and this is what you came for. You will pick from Namche Bazar and takes you to Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar and Gokyo. Your pilot will land your helicopter in Kalapatthar where you will have opportunity to see the towering views of Mt. Everest (8848 m) in the front and other above 8000 meters such as Lhotse (8,513m), Cho Oyu (8,153m), Pumori (7,156m), Nuptse (7,864m), and other neighboring peaks. You will fly over the Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Ice Fall and Everest expedition base camp where many climber start their climbing to Mt Everest.
The Everest base Camp Heli tour will take you to the pristine blue and green waters of Gokyo Lake, which comprise of six glacial-fed lakes. Our tour for the day will back to Lukla and next day you will fly back to Kathmandu.
This is a treat of a lifetime. We will provide all Luxury accommodation during this trip in Kathmandu and Khumbu region. Combine all with helicopter tour and breathtaking mountain views, no doubt at the end you will get the full value of your money and time.
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