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    Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek - 9 Days

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    At a Glance

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Duration
      09 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Difficult
    • Activities
      Tour and Trek
    • Accommodation
      Luxury Hotels in Kathmandu and Luxury Lodges in the Mountain
    • Meals
      All Standard Meals throughout the trip
    • Vehicle
      Private Luxury Tourist Vehicles and Helicopter
    • Max. People
      15
    Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek - 9 DaysMap
    • StartsKathmandu, Nepal
    • EndsKathmandu, Nepal

    About - Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek - 9 Days

    Nothing compares to flying over the Himalayas with an Everest base camp walk and a helicopter trip to Lukla, followed by a superb breakfast at the Everest View Hotel. This great opportunity to discover the magnificence of the Khumbu region from both a trekking and aerial perspective is provided by a 12-day Everest Base Camp Trek with a Helicopter flight from Kalapatthar to Lukla. This tour allows trekkers to immerse themselves in the ambiance of the mountains while being comfortable. This tour is one of the most practical and comfortable ways to experience the mountain peaks, Sherpa culture, and rare flora and fauna. If you want a lifelong experience where mountains are presented on a grand scale via an eagle’s eye view, then you really need to book this trip for a wonderful experience. 

    Everest Base Camp Trek with a Helicopter flight from Kalapatthar to Lukla offers you two distinct experiences: trekking to the base of the world’s highest mountain and a magnificent helicopter flight from the most beautiful and famous viewpoint of Kalapatthar. This will be the adventure of a lifetime, a journey for those whose dreams fly higher than even the clouds. Miles away from cars, conveniences, and daily luxuries, you'll saturate your spirit in natural beauty and stretch your personal endurance beyond what you thought possible. Most importantly, hitting the most classical trekking trails hard, capturing an astonishing mountain panorama including the top of the world, Mt. Everest, and experiencing the Sherpa kingdom will be an experience for a lifetime. You will be surprised by the delicious breakfast in the Everest view hotel, where you will be experiencing the panoramic views of mountains and monasteries.

    Highlights of Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek

    Adventure, Thrilling, and Scenic Flight

    During the EBC Trek with Helicopter Flight from Kalapatthar, there are countless adventures, dramas, and thrilling encounters. The first excitement for you will be a 30-minute scenic and dramatic trip from Kathmandu to Luka, the world's most intense airport. Hiking over suspension bridges, steep uphill slopes, daily height gains of over 600 meters, and encounters with yaks and donkeys all add to the adventure of your trip. Trekking to the world's most famous viewpoint and flying back to Luka via helicopter, allowing you to see everything from

    Sherpa Culture and Tibetian Buddhism

    Everest region is the home of the Sherpa people and their practices, tradition, and uniqueness are simply the best things to explore on this trip. Prayers flags, stone walls, monasteries, chortens, mani walls, and small stupas are the correspondence of living Tibetan Buddhism. You will encounter the oldest and most popular Buddhist monastery in Tengboche and getting a blessing from the Lama Rinpoche adds more spiritual energy to your trip.

    Scenic View of the World’s Highest Mountains

    Everest Region is the home of the mountains, where you will find more than 300+ peaks above 6,000m altitude. There are four mountains above 8,000m including the world’s highest mountain - Mt. Everest along with Lhotse, Makalu and Cho-Oyu can be easily experienced in the Everest region. Besides this, Ama Dabla is considered the most iconic mountain in the world, which is the major attraction of this trek. Thamserku, Kongde, Pumori, Nuptse, and numerous mountains provide additional beauty to your picture.  

    Helicopter Flight from Kalapatthar to Lukla

    The main draw about this trip is that you'll climb to the world's most famous Everest base camp and then fly back to Lukla. People usually go down the same trail, seeing the same vistas, floras, and faunas. The diverse mountain wildlife in Sagarmatha National Parks, on the other hand, is always awe-inspiring. The best time of your life is when you take a helicopter trip from Kalapatthar and see the spectacular vistas of mountains, glaciers, villages, paths, and landscapes. Both your breath and blood will be suspended for a few seconds as you fly just above the mountain peaks, and you will experience the sublime. If you're considering a vacation to Nepal, this is a 'Must Do Trip.' And this trip will not let you down for sure.

    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.

    You will be using luxury and the best available lodges during the trekking days in the mountain. During peak season ( Autumn: Sep-Nov) and (Spring: March-May) the teahouses and the trail are crowded. Since Autumn and Spring is the best season or best time of the year to trek to Everest Base Camp. However, Luxury Holidays Nepal's experienced and professional team is always there to ensure your safety and luxury all around the year. We offer a farewell cultural dinner at the end of the trip.

    If you are looking for other similar treks in the Everest Region, Everest Base Camp TrekEverest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter flight from Kalapathar to LuklaGokyo Lakes and Everest Base Camp Trek, Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek, and many more exciting packages for Everest Region. 

    For the Complete Guide to Everest Base Camp Trek, please click here.

    If you need any further information, please contact us.

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    Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek - 9 Days Itinerary

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    Inclusions

    What's Included

    • ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE:
      All ground transport in a private luxury vehicle, including airport and hotel transfers
    • HOTEL ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU:
      Three nights' accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star category hotel in Kathmandu (The Dwarika's Hotel)
    • PERMITS:
      All necessary paper works: Sagarmatha National Park permit, Tims Card, Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entry permit, and fees.
    • INSURANCE:
      Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek.
    • TREKKING EQUIPMENT:
      Luxury Holidays Nepal’s duffel, sleeping bag, T-shirt and trekking map - if necessary
    • DOMESTIC FLIGHTS:
      Fly from Kathmandu – Lukla and while returning Lukla - Kathmandu, as per itinerary.
    • HELICOPTER FLIGHT
      Helicopter Flight from Kalapatthar to Lukla
    • TRANSPORTATION:
      All ground transportation in a comfortable private luxury vehicle as per the itinerary
    • LUGGAGE:
      Up to 15 Kg per member as personal baggage during the trek to be carried by porters.
    • FOOD & LODGING:
      Highest available standard Lodges and Guesthouse accommodation during the trek (We provide accommodation at Yeti Mountain Home and Everest View Hotel with attached toilet bathroom facilities) on a twin/double sharing bed basis. In two villages Lobuche and Gorakshep, none of the lodges have attached toilets and bathrooms. In these locations, we will keep you at the best available lodges. All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners).
    • DRINKING WATER:
      Per day 2 Liters of boiled water per member to carry on the thermos.
    • GUIDE:
      Government-licensed Guide (English speaking) during the trek and sightseeing in Kathmandu valley.
    • PORTER:
      Porters as required (2 Trekkers: 1 Porter)
    • STAFF SALARY AND ALLOWANCE:
      All Nepalese staff & porter’s daily wages, salary, equipment, food & clothing.
    • VALLEY SIGHTSEEING:
      Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by private vehicle and a professional guide.
    • VALLEY SIGHTSEEING FEES
      Kathmandu sightseeing fees
    • MEDICAL KIT:
      Comprehensive medical kit.
    • FAREWELL DINNER:
      Farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural dance performance in the evening.
    • GOVERNMENT TAXES:
      All government taxes and official expenses.

    What's Excluded

    • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE:
      International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
    • NEPAL ENTRY VISA FEE:
      Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (See the Visa & Entry Procedure of Nepal page)
    • LUNCH & DINNER:
      Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu
    • ADD-ON:
      Add 1 night at Everest View Hotel and an extra night in Kathmandu.
    • EXTRA NIGHT IN KATHMANDU:
      Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking, domestic flight cancellation (due to any other reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
    • INSURANCE POLICY:
      Insurance covering both medical and high-altitude evacuation costs (for the trip cancellation, interruption, high-altitude rescue & air evacuation, medical treatment, repatriation, etc.)
    • PERSONAL EXPENSES:
      Telephone Calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers, and any Alcoholic beverages.
    • PERSONAL EQUIPMENT:
      Clothing, Packing Items, Bags, Personal Medical kits, and all kinds of Personal Trekking Gear.
    • TOILETRIES:
      Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
    • FILMING:
      Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee.
    • FOR PRIVATE AND CUSTOMIZE TRIP
      Please contact us
    • Group and Family Discounts
      Please contact us or send us an email at [email protected]
    • INTERNET SERVICE:
      Not included during the trek.
    • TIPS:
      Tips for the guide, porter & driver. (Tipping is Expected).
    • EXTRA:
      Any other services, activities or personal expenses, which are not mentioned in the itinerary and other items not listed in the “Cost Includes” section.

    For the complete Nepal Travel Guide, please click here.

    Dates & Availability

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      Mr. Tiago Andrade
      Netherlands (the), Amsterdam

      Great communication and service

      We went to EBC with Luxury Holidays Nepal. They provided excellent service and everything was well organized. We had a great time and an unforgettable trip To Nepal. our guide Krishna and the porter Rajan were very helpful and always on time. The information and the knowledge that we got during our stay was the best and full of details. In the mountains, we’ve never seen views like it. Accommodation and food were excellent considering the locations on the trek. An excellent trip, looking forward to another with LHN.

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      Ms. Jeremy
      Canada, Vancouver

      Everest Base Camp Trek by LHN

      We just came from 14 day Everest Base Camp trek through the Luxury Holidays Nepal with A professional driver at the Airport. LHN organized our itinerary and attempt all the questions by email and provided quality Hotel and accommodation with Luxury options as per the client's Budget and requirements. Our guide was positive, kind-full and professional in a good manner. Our total trip was 13 nights and 14 days in the Everest Base Camp trek. The guide was very experienced in the Everest region area including all the aspects of Sherpa culture, Villages and history and told many stories on the way. We saw the giant Mountains on the top of Everest with brilliant views, a variety of flora and fauna with their habitat and culture of people. We carefully planned the hike as advised by the guide and provided the best lodges, hotels, and teahouse with delicious food, and dinner in the trek. Everything was wonderful and excellent with the care of the Team.

      If you are searching for a true adventure in your lifetime then LHN is a must and highly recommend this company.

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      Mr. Charlie Smith
      United States of America (the), Los Angeles

      “Perfectly organized tour with Luxury Holidays Nepal”

      From the moment we arrived to the time we left we were looked after by The Luxury holidays Nepal exceptionally well. Everyone that we met during the Luxury holidays in Nepal was friendly, helpful and very professional.
      Rajan our guide made our journey ever so more special. He became part of our family. From Nabaraj our driver in Kathmandu to our Sherpa’s, Sandip and Ramu on our trek to Ganesh our guide in Kathmandu everyone made our Nepal experience even more special.
      We have fond memories of our trip and wish to thank all who contributed to making it so special. When we return to Nepal we will most definitely be using The Luxury holidays Nepal.

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    Luxury Everest Base Camp Heli Trek - 9 Days FAQs

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    Essential Information

    Trekking Grade for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek:
    The Everest base camp trip is a fairly challenging journey. It is a moderately long trek that goes into the country's most elevated mountain. So travelers require more energy and the trip is actually tiring which includes 5-8 hrs. (approx.) of walking per day on the rocky edges. It doesn't require previous experience, but you must be physically healthy and better if you do regular exercise. If you love walking at high altitudes, then this trip is for you. (Click here for more information)

    Accommodation During Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek: 
    Three nights' accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star category hotel in Kathmandu (The Dwarika's Hotel). Highest available standard Lodges and Guesthouse accommodation during the trek (We provide accommodation at Yeti Mountain Home and Everest View Hotel with attached toilet bathroom facilities) on a twin/double sharing bed basis.  In two villages Lobuche and Gorakshep, none of the lodges have attached toilets and bathrooms.

    Foods during Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek: 
    Your breakfast is included in Kathmandu and all meals during trekking. Travelers take their breakfast and dinner at the tea house where they stay and lunch is taken during the trial in the local lodge.

    To learn more about food in Everest Region, please click here.

    Drinking Water during Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek
    The water quality in Nepal isn’t the greatest so it is better to use a water filtration or purification tablet. You can also drink boiled water if you like. Per day 2 Liters of boiled water per member to carry on the thermos. Make sure to drink a lot of water during the trekking as your body requires more at a higher altitude. (Click here for more information)

    Transportation and Flights on Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek: 
    Luxury Holidays Nepal will offer you a private vehicle for an airport transfer, sightseeing tours, and flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu. Helicopter Flight from Kalapatthar to Lukla

    Luggage during Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek:
    Throughout the trip of Mountain Trekking, your luggage is carried and moved by the porters. You should carry a water bottle, sunscreen, camera, spare jacket, etc. Your main luggage will be your trekking bag and you can carry a small lockable bag that will provide safety. You are provided with a free locker room in the hotel of Kathmandu. The weight allowance in domestic airlines of Nepal is up to 15kg and for more weight, you have to pay US$1 per/kg depending on the area.

    Group Leader during the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek: 
    Luxury Holidays Nepal will facilitate you with the trained traveling guide in your group. There will be a single porter for a couple of people. (Click here to see the Guide Profiles

    Vouchers:
    If you have purchased a voucher for the tour, please inform us which tour date suits you as soon as you are certain. We need time to purchase your domestic air ticket and make other arrangements so please confirm your spot on a tour at least 2 months prior to the commencement of the tour. Your booking on a particular tour date is subject to the availability of spots. Also, please send us your redemption code and voucher number through this link (Voucher Redemption).

    Nepal Visa for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek:
    You can get a visa at Kathmandu airport upon arrival. Please bring 2 photos for the visa. Expect to have some waiting time in the queue for obtaining your visa. You can also get your visa prior to coming on the tour by contacting your closest Nepali embassy.

    On Arrival Visa Fee at Entry Points
    15 Days – 30 USD
    30 Days – 50 USD
    90 Days – 125 USD

    For more details please click here.

    Book your international flight for Everest Base Camp Trek with a Helicopter flight from Kalapathar to Lukla:
    If you don't have a regular travel agent then you can check for international flight options at one of these sites.
    makemytrip.com, www.kayak.com, www.vayama.com
    They usually have good offers.

    When and where should you arrive for Everest Base Camp Trek with a Helicopter flight from Kalapathar to Lukla?
    Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu international airport. The tour starts with an orientation meeting at about 5 pm on the first night of the tour and ends after the scheduled trip after breakfast.

    You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal by representatives holding a "Luxury Holidays Nepal" sign card and he will escort you to the Hotel. 
    If you plan to arrive early or depart late, please make sure you make extra hotel arrangements by contacting [email protected]
    After you purchase your international air ticket, please contact us to give your flight details.

    Currencies accepted during Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek: 
    There is good access to ATMs anywhere in most city areas, however, you will find it hard in rural areas. Different banks have their maximum withdrawal amount limit. Most hotels, restaurants, airlines, and travel agents accept cards as well. It is more important to have enough cash as there will be very limited or no ATM access in trekking areas and also some reserve cash for emergencies. USD is selectively acceptable in Nepal but still, you need to make sure you have Nepalese currency on hand during the trekking. (Click here for more information)

    Safety
    Nepal is a heaven for adventures and is comparatively a safe destination for those adventures. There is a low rate of serious crime however you should still take sensible safety measures. Keep an eye on pick-pocketers and snatchers in buses and tourist areas. You can avoid walking with a large amount of cash on your own. Always let your guide know if you’re going out during the trip. (Click here for more information)

    Internet and SIM Card on Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek:
    Most cities have extensive access to the internet, also hotels, restaurants, and cafes that offer free WIFI. But outside the cities, in the remote trekking areas, it’s fair to non-existent. You can easily purchase a SIM card at an affordable cost. You can use the data package using the SIM card as well. (Click here for more information)

    Vaccinations & Immunization for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek:
    Before traveling to Nepal, please consult your travel clinic for updated information on vaccinations and immunizations. The commonly recommended vaccinations are Chickenpox, Diphtheria-Tetanus, Polio, Shingles, Covid-19, Hepatitis A & B, Encephalitis, Malaria, Measles, Rabies, Typhoid, and Yellow Fever. (Click here for more information)

    Health Issues for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek:
    We advise you to visit your doctor at least 60 days earlier before beginning your journey to Everest Base Camp. Altitude sickness (AMS) is the main health issue. You may feel mild altitude sicknesses like nausea, lethargy, and headache but they will get less in a couple of days. To be protected from (AMS) you can take Diamox pills or you can consult the doctor and use medicine as referred and purchase them from Kathmandu. For your information, your traveling guide will also have pills for (AMS) and other basic medicine, but we suggest you carry your own medicine. We recommend you take pills for diarrhea, cold, fever, and nausea.

    Insurance/Evacuation and Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek
    We do not hope that there may arise any serious problems for you in your journey, but if you get caught by a serious illness, then we will do our best to take you to the nearest hospital possible. But you will be responsible for all the expenses that take place during the evacuation process. So, it is good for you to have insurance that will cover your cost. Be Insured. (See the travel insurance page)

    Trip Extensions: 
    If you like our service and you want to extend your trip, then we can further organize your trip to India, Bhutan, and Tibet. And other trekking and activities of Nepal like the Annapurna trek, Langtang Trek, Manaslu Trek, Peak Climbing, Tours, etc.

    Tipping for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek
    There is no significant rule about tipping your guide or porter but it has been more common in Nepal. It is on you to decide whether to thank the guide and porter with tips or not. But in most cases, guides and porters expect tips from you though they don’t ask for tips verbally.

    To See 10 Tips for a Successful Trek to Everest Region, please click here.

    For more information about Nepal, please click here.

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