5 Days Shortest Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Package 2023/2024
The 5 Days Shortest Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return begins from Kathmandu. You have to be available in Kathmandu on the given date to join the trek. Our team will pick you up from your hotel lobby on the day we fly to Lukla airport. The flight will be fantastic, with stunning aerial views of the Himalayas. On the same day, you fly to Lukla you'll descend to Phakding village.
From Lukla, Phakding is situated approximately 4 hours away. The trail drops down, following lush woodlands and the Dudh Koshi river. A few small villages and suspension bridges come on the way. The walk is soothing and does not put a huge strain on your body. The trail then ascends to Namche Bazaar on the next day.
Phakding to Namche Bazaar trail is long and has some steep uphill paths towards the end of the trail. Frequently crossing hanging bridges over the Dudh Koshi river, the trail walks past some small settlements to Monjo. There is a police check right outside of this village where we register all the permits before continuing toward Namche Bazaar.
Trekking through beautiful forests of rhododendron and magnolia, we ascend and descend for a few hours. Namche Bazaar will welcome you with the heartwarming welcome of the Sherpas and enchanting scenery. You'll spend the remaining day relaxing and looking around the village. The following day, wake up early in the morning, and hike to Syangboche Airstrip. The hike is rough and offers striking mountain views.
From Syangboche begins the next adventurous part of our short Everest base camp trekking, the helicopter flight up to Everest base camp with landing at Kala Patthar. Flying over the verdant river valleys, terraces, hills, and Sherpa villages, you ascend to Kala Patthar.
The helicopter lands there for 5 to 10 minutes for you to soak in the Himalayan air and witness the breathtaking mountain panorama. You'll then fly over EBC, Khumbu glacier, and Khumbu Icefall before descending to Lukla. Spend the rest of the day in Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu the next day.
Why should you do this 5 Days Shortest Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return?
The experience this package gives at the price of USD 2500 (for solo travelers) only is mindblowing. The memories of this trek will last with you for a lifetime. The intimate interactions with Sherpas, the tranquility of the Himalayas, rejuvenating mountain air, mesmerizing landscapes, and phenomenal helicopter flight all make the short Everest base camp trek in Nepal a must-do activity.
5 Days Shortest Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return for beginners
Everest base camp trek is known as a beginner's friendly trek, and this specific package makes it even more approachable. It's a perfect introduction to the Everest base camp trekking package. This short Everest base camp itinerary is also very acclimatization friendly. Because your body does not see any major stress, the chances of altitude sickness are even lower.
5 Days Shortest Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return with Best Company
We are a local Nepali trekking company with more than a decade of experience organizing Everest base camp trekking. With us, you'll have a very smooth trekking experience. We do all the arrangements and are very flexible in making changes to the itinerary, even at the last moment. You'll get the best Everest base camp trek experience for the price you pay with our team.
We have opened the booking for our 5 Days Shortest Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return in 2023/2024. To customize the itinerary or make any changes to the package, feel free to contact us anytime. We guarantee you a fixed departure and an amazing Everest base camp hiking venture.
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Packing lists for Everest base camp shortest trek with helicopter return
Packing the right trekking equipment is very necessary while trekking as it will make your trek safe and comfortable. Here is the list of some of the necessary trekking gears needed for 5 days Everest base camp trek with helicopter return:
- T-shirt, sweaters, waterproof jacket, down jacket
- Trekking boots, warm socks and inner wears
- Sun hat, sunscreen cream, face wipes, lip balm, sunglasses
- Headlight, water bottles, power banks
- Gloves, Hats, scarf, quick drying towel
- Backpack, trekking pole, water purification tablets, sleeping bags
- Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, hand sanitizer)
- Money, Cell phone, Camera,
- Necessary documents
- First aid kit
Accommodations during short Everest base camp trek with helicopter return
While doing the Shortest 5 days Everest base cap helicopter trek you will be staying at the teahouses along the trekking route. The rooms are cozy and comfortable with low rise beds, one blanket and soft pillows. The teahouses have heater also. The accommodations at lower altitudes like Namche bazaar have good facilities in comparison to accommodations at higher levels.
Meals and Drinks on Everest base camp trek with helicopter return 5 days
There are wide ranges of foods available on the teahouses while doing the Everest trek with helicopter return. For the breakfast you can expect pancakes, cornflakes, local bread, chapatti, egg dishes, toast, and Muesli with milk, and other items. Spaghetti Noodles, Thukpa, Pasta, Vegetable Curry, Potatoes, Tibetan Bread, Different Soups, Momo, Macaroni meals, Vegetables, Desserts, etc. may be found on the lunch menu. As for dinner menu it is the same as the lunch menu. The most popular food for dinner is Nepali Khana set Dal, Bhat and Tarkari with varieties of pickles.
Electricity, WIFI and hot shower facilities availability during 5 days short Everest base camp trek with helicopter return
Electricity, WIFI and hot shower facilities are available in most of the teahouses the 5 days Everest base camp trek with helicopter return trip. However, you might have to pay extra charges for the usage of these facilities. You will be able to charge your electronic devices, enjoy hot shower and Wi-Fi access. WFI in some areas are often slow and unreliable.
Private 5 days Everest Base Camp trek with return back by Helicopter
Trekkers who are alone and want to enjoy more personalized Everest base camp trek with fascinating helicopter return can book for a private Everest base camp short trek with helicopter turn with Welcome Nepal Treks. The private Tour allows you to customize the itinerary and enjoy the trip on your own. We will customize the itinerary as per your budget, need and schedules. While doing the private tour, you will be able to enjoy the trip on your own without disturbance. Join the private Everest trekking and enjoy the most thrilling helicopter ride while returning back.
5 days Everest Base camp shortest trek with return by helicopter Group Joining package
If the travelers are alone and prefer sharing tour experiences with like-minded people, they can book the group joining Everest trekking with helicopter return tour package from Kathmandu. You can contact us to enquire about the availability of group tour. Welcome Nepal Treks offer group joining 5 days Everest base camp trek with return by helicopter package at reasonable price. The group joining Mustang tour package will not make you feel alone as you will be interacting with people from different parts of the world. It allows you to enjoy and share the unique and thrilling experiences in the Himalayas of Everest with different people. Welcome Nepal treks will organize the group on our own and will provide you information on departure dates, group size, and other details. Get ready to dive in adventurous trip with the group of like-minded travelers.
Guides and Porters for 5 days short Everest base camp trek with fly back by helicopter
Guides and porters are very useful for trekkers while doing 5 days Everest base camp trek with helicopter return. Welcome Nepal treks have professional well trained and experienced guides and porters. It will be much easier for you to trek with guides in unfamiliar places. The guides are knowledgeable, fluent in English and know best trekking routes. Trekkers will also be able to interact with the locals by the help of guide. The guide will lead the trekking route, explain the history and cultures of the region which will make your trek more interesting. While the porters will be helpful as they will carry your heavy bags and make your trekking journey, easier, faster and comfortable.
Travel Insurance for Everest base camp shortest trek with helicopter return
It is very important to have travel insurance for 5 days Everest base camp trek with helicopter return package. Even if its short package there might be some unexpected incident on the trip. It is a policy that covers loss and theft, medical and hospitalization, emergency evacuation from high altitude. It provides financial protection and peace of mind while trekking by covering various potential risks and emergencies. Make sure that your travel insurance covers helicopter evacuation and medical expenses.
Tips for guides and Porters
The tipping is not compulsory while doing Everest base camp trek with helicopter return shortest 5 days. However, it is expected Tips are the reward in form of gift or money given to the service provider for their outstanding services. Tipping the guides and porters during Everest base camp trek with helicopter return is a good way of expressing thankfulness for their services and hard work. The guide leads the way through the best route providing fascinating information and porters lift your bags to make the journey easier. Overall, guides and porters do their best to provide you a comfortable, safe and enjoyable trekking journey. If you liked their services then you can tip them at the last day of the trip. However, tips are not compulsory and completely depends on your wish.
If you still have more time left after finishing this 5 days Everest base camp trek helicopter return then we highly recommend you to extend your trip as there are many fascinating places to explore in Nepal. Some of the popular trip extensions we recommend are:
- Chitwan national park tour with tower night stay
- UNESCO world heritage sites tour
- Nepal Culture Tour
- Trishuli River Rafting
- Mustang Tour
- Pokhara tour
- Mount Everest sightseeing flight tour
- Nagarkot tour
- Trishuli river rafting
- Lumbini tour package, etc.