EBC Trek and Fly Back by Helicopter - 12 Days

On our 'EBC Trek and Fly Back by Helicopter' visit, we trek to the base camp of the world's most elevated mountain, Mt. Everest, and visit Kalapathhar which is another most looked for after goal in the Everest area. 

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  • Country
    Nepal  
  • Duration
    -12 days  
  • Level
       
  • Altitude
    5,545m/18,192ft  
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  • Ends
     
  • Activity
    Trekking and Hiking  

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About EBC Trek and Fly Back by Helicopter - 12 Days

On our 'EBC Trek and Fly Back by Helicopter' visit, we trek to the base camp of the world's most elevated mountain, Mt. Everest, and visit Kalapathhar which is another most looked for after goal in the Everest area. The 12-day trip starts in Kathmandu and we travel to Lukla the following day and start trekking from that point. We contract a helicopter on our way back to Lukla from Gorak Shep. Another energizing piece of our Everest trip is the helicopter visit over the immaculate Gokyo Lake, which is additionally a famous trekking goal among trekkers who venture to every part of the Everest locale.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

  • Day 02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 - 4 hours trek

  • Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 - 6 hours

  • Day 04: Namche Bazaar: acclimatization

  • Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5 - 6 hours

  • Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 - 6 hours

  • Day 07:  Dingboche: acclimatization

  • Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 7km, 5-6 hours

  • Day 09: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): 13km, 6-7 hours

  • Day 10: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar, back to Gorak Shep, travel to Lukla by Helicopter: 3 km, 3-4 hours trek

  • Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu

  • Day 12: Final flight

Trip Details

  • Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

    In the wake of arriving at the Tribhuwan International Airport, we will be welcomed by a delegate of Glory Himalayan Club who will drop us off at our lodging. We at that point registration at the inn, spruce up and take a rest. At night an appreciated supper will be facilitated by Glory Himalayan Club. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Day 02:  Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 - 4 hours trek

    We take an early morning general flight to Lukla by a Twin Otter plane which is the place all Everest treks start. We meet whatever is left of our group in Lukla and begin trekking from that point. We stroll on a trail that slowly drops to Cheplung town from where we get a look at Mt. Khumbila, a consecrated mountain which has never been climbed. From here, we bit by bit drop until Phakding. Overnight in Phakding.

  • Day 03:  Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 - 6 hours

    Our trail goes through a pine backwoods and we proceed with our stroll on the trail that goes up north through the Benkar valley. We cross Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo towns before achieving the passage of the Everest National Park. In the wake of entering the recreation center, we climb on a precarious trail with mind blowing sees. Rising further, we achieve Namche Bazaar which is the greatest town in the Everest locale. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 04:  Namche Bazaar: acclimatization

    Burning through one more day in Namche Bazaar will enable us to get used to the high height and diminishing oxygen noticeable all around. We visit the essential town of the Everest or Khumbu district which has government workplaces, ATMs, web bistros, shops, eateries, and a bright market. We can climb up to Sagarmatha National Park and appreciate the dawn over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde et cetera. In the event that we are occupied with a day climb, we can trek to Khumjung town. Today we additionally visit the Hillary School and a religious community which houses a sasquatch scalp! Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 05:  Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5 - 6 hours

    This portion of the trek incorporates the acclaimed drop to the Dudh-Koshi River and the similarly renowned climb along the rhododendron backwoods to Tengboche. While plummeting to Dudh Kish River, we appreciate the perspectives of peaks like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde et cetera. After achieving Tengboche, we visit Tengboche religious community the biggest cloister in the locale and absorb the perspectives of Everest, Ama Dablam and different pinnacles. Overnight in Tengboche.

  • Day 06:  Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 - 6 hours

    We plummet and trek through timberlands loaded with an assortment of rich trees – birch, conifers and rhododendrons. This adventure again compensates us with huge perspectives of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. The pleasant trail plunges down to Devuche, crosses the Imja River and takes us to Pangboche. The upper Pangboche trails compensate us with a more perfect perspective of the Himalayas and the Pangboche Monastery. The trek advances towards the Imja Valley, Lobuche River and at last starts ascending to Dingboche. Overnight at Dingboche.

  • Day 07:   Dingboche: acclimatization

    Dingboche is a well known stop for trekkers and climbers made a beeline for Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam or Imja Tse. The town is excellent with a variety of fields encased by stone dividers to secure grain, buckwheat and potatoes from the chilly breeze and eating creatures. We spend a day at Dingboche for acclimatization. We take day climbs to either Nagarjun Hill or Chukkhung Valley for incredible perspectives of Makalu, Lhotse, Chalotse, Tawache and Ama Dablam.

  • Day 08:  Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 7km, 5-6 hours

    We begin the day with a slow move to Duglha toward the finish of the terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. From here, we scale a lofty trail to Chupki Lhara, where we discover a variety of stones with petition banners utilized as remembrances to Scott Fischer (American mountain climber) and 10-time Everest submitter Babu Chiri Sherpa (Nepali mountain direct) who died set for climb Everest.  Next, we proceed to the Khumbu Glacier moraine and wind up confronting a few awesome pinnacles - Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. The trail at that point dials down as we take after the valley to Lobuche. Overnight in Lobuche.

  • Day 09:  Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): 13km, 6-7 hours

    We take the trail to Everest Base Camp through the once huge Gorak Shep Lake. Proceeding with straight ahead, we run over the Indian armed force mountain climbers' remembrances. The way from here can deceive; subsequently, it is essential that we take after our lead Sherpa persistently. The walk is strenuous because of thin air in the high height. We go through rough hills, moraine and streams before achieving the Everest Base Camp. After achieving the Everest Base Camp, we see tents of mountain climbers that emerge in splendid hues against the tedium of dim environment (particularly in the spring). Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori are the mountains we can see from the base camp. We return to Gorak Shep for a decent night's rest. Overnight in Gorak Shep.

  • Day 10:  Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar, back to Gorak Shep, fly to Lukla by Helicopter: 3 km, 3-4 hours trek

    We get ready for an early morning takeoff in the midst of pre-first light dimness and cool temperatures (- 10 to - 14 C). In addition, there is dependably the potential for cold breezes which are very normal. Well-known pinnacles, for example, Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Changtse tower are seen toward the east even as Everest uncovers itself. In any case, it is after achieving Kalapatthar (5,545m/18,192ft) that we get the chance to see 360 degree very close and considerable perspectives of Mt. Everest. We take pictures, appreciate the wonderful mountain scene, and afterward return back to Gorak Shep for a decent night's rest.
    Those members who visit Everest Base Camp today will have an early breakfast to begin ahead of schedule as Everest base camp climb takes longer than the climb at Kalapatthar. We slip down to Gorak Shep and take a helicopter ride to Lukla. We fly over the quiet waters of the Gokyo Lake which holds profound social centrality for the Nepalese. Subsequent to appreciating the lake's enormous magnificence, we proceed with our helicopter ride to Lukla. Overnight in Lukla.

  • Day 11:  Fly to Kathmandu

    We get an early morning flight to Kathmandu after our long mountain travel. In the wake of achieving Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some trinket shopping. On the off chance that we need to investigate some other regions of Kathmandu, we may do that today. Our aides can help you with both keepsake shopping or touring. There will be a goodbye supper at night to commend the fruitful finish of our voyage. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Day 12:  Final departure

    Our Everest enterprise in Nepal closes today. A Glory Himalayan Club agent will drop us off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a couple of hours before the planned flight.

Our Cost Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle

  • Deluxe hotel accommodation in Kathmandu for two nights with breakfast

  • Best available teahouse accommodation during the Everest trek

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek

  • Welcome and farewell dinners

  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary

  • Domestic flights from a regular Twin Otter plane (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)

  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary

  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4:1)

  • Porter service (2:1)

  • Helicopter/Chopper expenses as per the itinerary

  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation

  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)

  • Glory Himalayan Club’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take

  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)

  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)

  • All government and local taxes

Our Does Not Cost Includes

  • Nepalese visa fee 

  • Excess baggage charge(s)

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)

  • International flights and helicopter rides from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (if requested by guests)

  • Travel and rescue insurance

  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)

  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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Total Duration -12 days

On our 'EBC Trek and Fly Back by Helicopter' visit, we trek to the base camp of the world's most elevated mountain, Mt. Everest, and visit Kalapathhar which is another most looked for after goal in the Everest area. 

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