Everest Base Camp Trek 8 days is an excellent trekking to Everest Base Camp for a short holiday makers with return by helicopter flight. It is surely the best trek on the Earth and Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek is so popular now in Nepal even though it is costly. It is also delightful and captivating trip adventures in Nepal.The 8-day EBC helicopter trek is recommended for limited time travellers who will not able to do the entire 14-day Everest base camp trek. Please email us at [email protected] and call or leave message on WhatsApp +977 9851023742 to book and confirm Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek 8 days itinerary, cost and departures dates for 2023/2024.
Trek Name: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek
Trek Duration: 8 Days
Trek Difficulty: Moderate
Trek Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May
Trek Altitude: 2800m -5500m
Trek Cost: USD 4500-USD 4930
Group Size: 1 - 12 people.
Trek Package: Budget Tea House Trek
Mode of Transfer: Flight/Car
Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu/Kathmandu.
Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek 7 nights 8 days package cost.
Experience Mount Everest like never before on our 8 days Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek. The features of this trip is to trek to Everest Base Campand return back to Kathmandu by helicopter from Gorakshep after exploring Everest Base Camp.
Everest Base Camp is most famous for trekking among adventure travelers and trekkers. The 8 days Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek will be the best option trekking to Everest Base Campon foot and return back to Kathmandu by helicopter charter flight. Although the8 days Everest Base Camp Heli Trek cost will be expensive than the other normal Everest Camp Trek because of the charter helicopter return flight to Kathmandu.
After a short flight to Lukla, we trek towards Everest Base Camp and get back to Kathmandu by Helicopter from Gorakshep(5100 m). Trekking to Everest Base Camp following the dudhkoshi river and the Khumbu valley past different small hamlets, villages and forest enjoying the great view of the Himalayas including Everest,Amadablam and other mountain peaks. Once we reach to our dream destinationEverest BaseCamp, and explore aroundEBC, we get back to Kathmandu by helicopter.
Day 1: Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Monju(2804m, 10 km).
Transfer to airport to take an early morning flight to Lukla that 45 minutes scenic flight offers excellent views of the mountains. Landing at Lukla airport is an amazing experience on its own and start trek to Monjo(2804 m) for 5-6 hours.
Day 2: Monjo to Namche Bazaar(3445 m, 12km, 6 hours)
Breakfast and uphill trek to Namche Bazaar (3445 m), a beautiful town nestled below the snow-capped mountains. Walk through rhododendron and pine forest along the roaring rivers via Sagarmatha National Park. The national park is listed under UNESCO world heritage site. Namche Bazaar has surprisingly good bakery shops targeted at tourists. Do not miss to try them out.
Day 3: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar
Explore around the town and take day hikes to the entry point of National park and watch the golden glow on the mountains during sunrise. You can also day hike to Khumjung and Hillary School. And, exploring the alleys of town is amazing. You will spend the night at Namche Bazaar.
Day 4: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m, 11km,6 hours)
Breakfast and gentle trek until Phunki. We ascend to Tengboche village after lunch. This village has popular Tengboche monastery, which is the largest in the region. The monastery is located in a scenic place. Observe the Buddhist rituals if you would arrive early in the afternoon.
Day 5: Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m, 15 km, 6 hours)
Breakfast and trek through birch, pine and rhododendron forests mostly on uphill. Dingboche is located at an elevation of 4350m. You will also walk across a suspension bridge popular for spectacular views of Ama Dablam mountain. After the confluence of Lobuche river, Imja valley opens up after a steep climb. It is a picturesque valley with beautiful mountain scenery.
Day 6: Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4950 m, 12 km, 6 hours)
Breakfast and trek through a scenic route with stunning views of Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku and several other magnificent peaks. You will also pass by a number of memorial stones to honor climbers who failed on their attempt to climb Mt. Everest. The trail will drop to the Khumbu Glacier moraine. Today, you will have a close view of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal.
Day 7: Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5160m) and Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m, 15 km, 6 hours)
Wake up, breakfast and trek to Gorakshep for 4 hours, and leave your bag at Gorakshep, lunch and trek ascend and descend through glacial moraines to the spectacular Khumbu icefall. You will spend an hour or so to explore the campsite that is astonishingly beautiful. Then you will trek back to Ghorakshep, and spend the night at a local lodge.
Day 8: Trek Gorakshep to Kala Patthar(5643 m) and down to Gorakshep and fly by helicopter to Kathmandu.
Wake up early in the morning, and hike to Kala Patthar (5643 m) is the highest altitude you will climb during the trek. Kala Patthar offers a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and other mountains. But the views are amazing from the top. After spending some time at Kala Patthar, you get down to Gorakshep, breakfast and get helicopter flight back to Kathmandu.