The Everest Base Camp trek takes you on a voyage to the foot of the world’s highest peak loaded with delightful highlights of the Khumbu Region. Passing through the hypnotizing waterway valleys, the trek blesses you with the magnificent scenery of the verdant landscapes, glacial lakes, and the panoramic snow-capped mountains.
The Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is an alternative option of the conventional EBC trek. Here, you hike all the way to the base camp and return via helicopter. It is perfect for people with a limited amount of time or individuals looking to avoid long days of strenuous descent.
On this 8-day journey, you get to witness the majestic Mt Everest up close, which is an unforgettable experience in itself! You also get an outlook on the culture and lifestyle of the local sherpas. The Buddhist religious communities of the Khumbu region also contributes to numerous monasteries, each soaked with rich cultural heritage.
The journey to the base camp of the world's tallest mountain is a courageous trek bundle that incorporates ascending through lush rhododendron forests and steep moraines all while appreciating the encompassing perspectives of Mt. Everest and the surrounding Himalayas. Nothing beats the rush and feeling of achievement upon conquering the foot of the mighty Everest!
So what are you waiting for? Grab your bags and sign up for this Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return to experience an adventure of a lifetime!
Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Route
The journey commences with a 30-minute thrilling flight to Lukla airstrip. The trek then begins at Lukla in the south and travels north to Namche Bazaar. The trail further winds towards the north-east and advances toward Dingboche. From that point, it proceeds through the settlements of Lobuche to the beautiful lands of Gorak Shep.
The Everest Base Camp is marginally further east from Gorak Shep and provides a jaw-dropping up-close view of the mighty Everest and its neighboring giants.
On our journey, we also visit Kala Pattar, which is well-famed for its 360-degree panoramic view of the Mahalangur Himalayan Range. The trip concludes with a thrilling helicopter flight from Gorak Shep back to Kathmandu.
The EBC trek has earned its position among the world's best treks, and it rightfully deserves to be so! Despite some challenges, the Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is unquestionably an adventure worth doing! This journey to the base camp of Everest alongside the magnificent landscapes, glazing lakes, and surrounding icy peaks is going to fill your pockets with unforgettable memories!