Everest base camp helicopter trek

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  • Author Puru Timalsena
  • Published March 9, 2020
  • Word count 894

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Trekking with comfort is difficult, but not unimaginable. The world’s highest peak Mt. Everest will be explored with shortly plotted routes for ten days Heli trek for those who are passionate about adventures in their life. This itinerary of Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek includes trekking in the Khumbu region relatively after paying an astonishing visit to the Everest Base Camp, and finally Kalapathar with the elevation of 5,643m, completing these route from Goreshep we will fly back to Kathmandu.

Helicopter trek to the Everest gets underway with a regular flight from Kathmandu to Lukla by plane in the morning. Then according to an itinerary, from a small trek to Phakding town begins. Moving toward the Sherpa town, Namche Bazaar, which is known as the gateway to Mount Everest. About two days will be spent in Namche for acclimatization, i.e., process to adjust to a change in the current environment. In another, short hike at Syangboche for the ravishing scenarios of Mt. Everest from the Everest View Hotel, including Amadablam, Mount Lhotse, and Thamserku.

The next stop will be Dingboche, earlier than stepping into the Base Camp, which offers unlimited mesmerizing views of almighty mountains like Lhotse and Amadablam in a panoramic scene. Then the walk starts to Lobuche (4,940m), which is last overnight stops with accommodation on the pathway to base camp. From Lobuche to Gorakshep, we will take a hike, and then most-awaited and exciting expedition starts towards the Everest Base Camp. We can make an even shorter hike to the nearest height to picture the best moments of the bewitching surrounding. Completing the trek, we will be moving back to Gorakshep, where the helicopter will be waiting for you to fly back to Lukla and continuing luxurious ride by helicopter to take you back to the Kathmandu.

Is it compulsory to do Travel Insurance before my Heli Trek to The Everest Base Camp?

Admittedly, it’s essential to make travel insurance before confirming trek to the Everest Base Camp or any other adventurous activities because it can cover if any injuries take place while doing trekking, repatriation and medical costs, helicopter rescues and any last-minute cancellation. The proof of insurance will be submitted to us for the reassurance of your financial safety during the trek, which must include as your insurance company has policies to cover the expenses while doing adventurous activities. We will require an original insurance certificate at the beginning of this trek.

What kind of accommodation will I get during the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek?

While staying in Kathmandu, you will be staying in 3 stars or four stars hotel according to your personal preference. But at the trail to the Everest Base Camp, we will be providing guest house, which will include a hot shower, twin sharing room, food from western to local. As per request single private room can be provided to you, but you must include it on your preference, and that may plus some cost in your budget. Under this accommodation, only bed and breakfast are included.

What should be the health condition to complete the Heli Trek to the Everest Base Camp?

It does not require professional skills to complete this trek, cause it a moderate trek. If you do running or walking in the morning a week ago, which will help you to adjust walking ability while trekking where you have to walk about 6-8 hours a day. Some exercises related to breathing will be perfect for promoting the stability and adapting capacity in the higher altitudinal areas. If there are any kind of disabilities regarding your health, then please share with us before starting your trek, and if any medicines are using in the past, then it must be carried from your country relevant to prescription followed by your medical practitioner.

What kind of gears should be carried while doing the Everest Base Camp Heli trek?

The complete guide will be given when you reach in the hotel of Kathmandu by our professional guides with some useful tips that must be noted for completing this trek under some limitations of guide’s experiences during this trek on the past.

What will the climatic condition on the Everest Base Camp region?

If you decide to join this trek on the spring season, it will be perfect for the clear visibility where the days are warm, and the surrounding will be magical due to the forests are bloomed with white, pink and red rhododendron flowers which are also known as the national flower of Nepal. The color of this flower may vary according to the altitude. But at night, it will be a bit colder and maybe snowing above the 3,500m.

The phenomena of nature are unforeseeable, even the day can be warmer, but the night will get colder as it is unpredictable. The estimated temperature would be from 18 degrees Celsius to -20 degrees Celsius according to the trekking experiences.

Any safety measures that I should follow during Heli Trek to the Everest Base Camp?

Most of the safety measure will be taught before the trek, but in case of inconvenience issues happened during the trek, our route operators will be continuously monitoring their sectors of operation and will notify if any cancellation may take place in flights due to the probability of insecure on take-off.

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