Everest Base Camp Heli Tour

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8 Days
difficulty
Easy
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max altitude
5600m
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  • Everest Base Camp Heli Tour
    The Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular destinations for tourists, trekkers, mountaineers and adventure seekers from all around the world. Everest region has so much to offer in terms of biodiversity, ethnicity, language, religion, lifestyles, its history and much more than the iconic peak itself. After the recent measurement of Everest, the new height is now 8848.88m; the craze for summiting Everest and visiting the Everest region is a dream for millions of people. This base camp is one of the highest altitude base camps in the world and is one of its kind. Sagarmatha National Park also belongs to this region which is listed as a ‘World Heritage Site’ by UNESCO. Mountains like Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Mera peak, Lobuche including the Giant Peak
    Everest itself can be seen. The main feature of the trip is that it includes both soft trekking and a helicopter ride to the base camp.

    • 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

      After completion of airport formalities, you will be greeted and assisted by our representative and will be transferred to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

      Accomodation
      3-star or above
      Meals included
      Lunch or Dinner
    • 2 : Kathmandu City Tour with Cooking Class

      Half day city tour begins after breakfast. Focusing on the culture and history of Nepal, the tour begins with a visit to Pashupatinath Temple, where you will see ‘Sadhus’ and people carrying out religious activities like Cremation. The tour continues to the worlds’ largest and oldest Buddhist monument; Boudhanath Stupas, where one can experience the true feeling of the Buddhist spirituality by lighting incense, butter lamps and praying like the locals. Then, dwell in the history of Nepal at the architectural marvel, Kathmandu Durbar Square learning about the Kings and the living goddess ‘Kumari’. Enjoy learning the Cooking Class-Momo demonstration by our sisters from Sisterhood of Survivors (SOS) after delicious Nepali Thali-lunch prepared by the sisters. Overnight at the Hotel. Things to do: - KTM City tour - Momo-making class with a presentation on SASANE’s work to tackle human trafficking - Enjoy sunset from the hotel at Nagarkot, one of the highest altitude hill in Kathmandu

      Meals included
      Breakfast & Lunch
    • 3 : Fly Lukla - Trek to Phakding

      Fly to Lukla from KTM. Refreshment near Tenzing Hillary Airport and sightseeing around Lukla Community and begin a 3 to 4 hours trek to Phakding. This will help to acclimatize and to trek further to Namche. Things to do: - Trek along the Sherpa community. - Observe the local lifestyle of the region - Panoramic views of snow capped mountains. - Trek along the rare flora and fauna

      Accomodation
      Mountain Resort or similar
      Meals included
      All Meals
      Trip Duration
      35 mins
    • 4 : Phakding to Namche Trek

      After breakfast, 5 to 6 hrs trek to Namche (approx 7.4 km). overnight at a hotel in Namche Bazar. Things to do: - Mt. Tabuche and other beautiful peaks can be seen. - Visit Sagarmatha National Park. - Explore Namche and interaction with locals

      Accomodation
      Yeti Mountain Home
      Meals included
      All Meals
      Trip Duration
      5-6hrs
    • 5 : Namche - Khumjung village excursion - Hike to Syangboche

      After breakfast, Short hike to Namche Village and observe the community and their lifestyle. Hike up to Khumjung and visit Edmund Hillary School. Overnight at a hotel at Syangboche. Things to do: - Visit Namche Monastery - Explore Sherpa Cultural Museum - Visit Oldest Sherpa House of about 150 years - Interact with students at Edmund Hillary School - Visit Memorials of Sir Edmund Hillary and family.

      Accomodation
      Hotel Everest View
      Meals included
      All Meals
    • 6 : Heli Tour to Everest Base Camp (EBC) - PKR

      Early morning breakfast. Heli tour of 10 - 12 mins to EBC. Helicopter flight back to Pokhara. Check-in at a hotel in PKR. Rest of the day free at PKR or Half day city tour which includes boating to Taal Barahi (Temple situated at the middle of the Fewa Lake), visit Peace Pagoda, Devi’s Fall and Gupteshwor cave. Lunch at Sisterhood of Survivor (SoS) office where our sisters will prepare delicious Nepali Thali for the guests and also perform cultural dance where guests can enjoy dancing together to Nepali beats. Things to do: - Heli tour to EBC - Enjoy panoramic view at the world highest altitude base camp - View Rare and common fauna & fauna - Explore city of lakes and caves - Interact with SOS sisters and enjoy cultural dance

      Accomodation
      Dahlia Boutique Hotel or similar
      Meals included
      Breakfast & Lunch
      Descent
      1400m
      Ascent
      1400m
    • 7 : KTM Drive or Flight from PKR

      Check-in at the hotel. Free time for shopping.

      Accomodation
      Kathmandu Guest House or Similar
      Meals included
      Breakfast & Lunch/Dinner
      Trip Duration
      Drive: 5-6 hrs Flight: 25mins
    • 8 : Fly back to home country

  • Trip cost includes

    • MAP Plan (Room, Breakfast & Lunch)
    •  All ground transportation
    •  All necessary permits.
    •  An experienced and licensed, English/Spanish-speaking guide, tour guide
    •  Charges for Cooking class
    •  Boating Tickets
    •  Paragliding Charges

    Trip cost excludes

    •  International Airfare and visa
    •  Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water, soft drinks, Extra Meals etc.
    •  Travel Insurance
    •  Charges for wellness spa
    •  Personal expense
    •  13% VAT (Value added tax)
    •  Tips for guides and drivers (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)
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  • Packing List
    – Comfortable hiking shoes
    – Pair of binoculars
    – Rucksack
    – Windbreaker
    – Warm Jacket (minimum temperature is ~2⁰C)
    – Pair of sandals (sleepers) and hat/cap
    – Water bottle and water purifying tablets
    – Sunscreen (SPF 50+)
    – Clanging clothes (flexible outfit), Snacks, your regular medicines,
    – Personal hygiene and first aid kit

    If the proposed trip itinerary doesn’t suit you, SASANE also allows itineraries to be
    customized. SASANE is happy to coordinate if you are interested in participating in
    further programs.
    Considering the situation of COVID-19 Pandemic, all our tour and trek packages are
    conducted following safety precautions.

    SEND US YOUR FEEDBACK
    SASANE Sisterhood Trekking and Travel is happy to answer further questions about this
    trek please email us at info@sasanesisterhoodtrek.com or
    sasanesisterhood.sales@gmail.com

  • Overview

    Everest Base Camp Heli Tour
    The Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular destinations for tourists, trekkers, mountaineers and adventure seekers from all around the world. Everest region has so much to offer in terms of biodiversity, ethnicity, language, religion, lifestyles, its history and much more than the iconic peak itself. After the recent measurement of Everest, the new height is now 8848.88m; the craze for summiting Everest and visiting the Everest region is a dream for millions of people. This base camp is one of the highest altitude base camps in the world and is one of its kind. Sagarmatha National Park also belongs to this region which is listed as a ‘World Heritage Site’ by UNESCO. Mountains like Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Mera peak, Lobuche including the Giant Peak
    Everest itself can be seen. The main feature of the trip is that it includes both soft trekking and a helicopter ride to the base camp.

  • Itinerary
    • 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

      After completion of airport formalities, you will be greeted and assisted by our representative and will be transferred to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

      Accomodation
      3-star or above
      Meals included
      Lunch or Dinner
    • 2 : Kathmandu City Tour with Cooking Class

      Half day city tour begins after breakfast. Focusing on the culture and history of Nepal, the tour begins with a visit to Pashupatinath Temple, where you will see ‘Sadhus’ and people carrying out religious activities like Cremation. The tour continues to the worlds’ largest and oldest Buddhist monument; Boudhanath Stupas, where one can experience the true feeling of the Buddhist spirituality by lighting incense, butter lamps and praying like the locals. Then, dwell in the history of Nepal at the architectural marvel, Kathmandu Durbar Square learning about the Kings and the living goddess ‘Kumari’. Enjoy learning the Cooking Class-Momo demonstration by our sisters from Sisterhood of Survivors (SOS) after delicious Nepali Thali-lunch prepared by the sisters. Overnight at the Hotel. Things to do: - KTM City tour - Momo-making class with a presentation on SASANE’s work to tackle human trafficking - Enjoy sunset from the hotel at Nagarkot, one of the highest altitude hill in Kathmandu

      Meals included
      Breakfast & Lunch
    • 3 : Fly Lukla - Trek to Phakding

      Fly to Lukla from KTM. Refreshment near Tenzing Hillary Airport and sightseeing around Lukla Community and begin a 3 to 4 hours trek to Phakding. This will help to acclimatize and to trek further to Namche. Things to do: - Trek along the Sherpa community. - Observe the local lifestyle of the region - Panoramic views of snow capped mountains. - Trek along the rare flora and fauna

      Accomodation
      Mountain Resort or similar
      Meals included
      All Meals
      Trip Duration
      35 mins
    • 4 : Phakding to Namche Trek

      After breakfast, 5 to 6 hrs trek to Namche (approx 7.4 km). overnight at a hotel in Namche Bazar. Things to do: - Mt. Tabuche and other beautiful peaks can be seen. - Visit Sagarmatha National Park. - Explore Namche and interaction with locals

      Accomodation
      Yeti Mountain Home
      Meals included
      All Meals
      Trip Duration
      5-6hrs
    • 5 : Namche - Khumjung village excursion - Hike to Syangboche

      After breakfast, Short hike to Namche Village and observe the community and their lifestyle. Hike up to Khumjung and visit Edmund Hillary School. Overnight at a hotel at Syangboche. Things to do: - Visit Namche Monastery - Explore Sherpa Cultural Museum - Visit Oldest Sherpa House of about 150 years - Interact with students at Edmund Hillary School - Visit Memorials of Sir Edmund Hillary and family.

      Accomodation
      Hotel Everest View
      Meals included
      All Meals
    • 6 : Heli Tour to Everest Base Camp (EBC) - PKR

      Early morning breakfast. Heli tour of 10 - 12 mins to EBC. Helicopter flight back to Pokhara. Check-in at a hotel in PKR. Rest of the day free at PKR or Half day city tour which includes boating to Taal Barahi (Temple situated at the middle of the Fewa Lake), visit Peace Pagoda, Devi’s Fall and Gupteshwor cave. Lunch at Sisterhood of Survivor (SoS) office where our sisters will prepare delicious Nepali Thali for the guests and also perform cultural dance where guests can enjoy dancing together to Nepali beats. Things to do: - Heli tour to EBC - Enjoy panoramic view at the world highest altitude base camp - View Rare and common fauna & fauna - Explore city of lakes and caves - Interact with SOS sisters and enjoy cultural dance

      Accomodation
      Dahlia Boutique Hotel or similar
      Meals included
      Breakfast & Lunch
      Descent
      1400m
      Ascent
      1400m
    • 7 : KTM Drive or Flight from PKR

      Check-in at the hotel. Free time for shopping.

      Accomodation
      Kathmandu Guest House or Similar
      Meals included
      Breakfast & Lunch/Dinner
      Trip Duration
      Drive: 5-6 hrs Flight: 25mins
    • 8 : Fly back to home country

  • Services

    Trip cost includes

    • MAP Plan (Room, Breakfast & Lunch)
    •  All ground transportation
    •  All necessary permits.
    •  An experienced and licensed, English/Spanish-speaking guide, tour guide
    •  Charges for Cooking class
    •  Boating Tickets
    •  Paragliding Charges

    Trip cost excludes

    •  International Airfare and visa
    •  Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water, soft drinks, Extra Meals etc.
    •  Travel Insurance
    •  Charges for wellness spa
    •  Personal expense
    •  13% VAT (Value added tax)
    •  Tips for guides and drivers (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)
  • Date & Price

    Start Date

    End Date

    price

    status

    Thur,Feb 20, 2020

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

    Feb 20

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

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  • Important Info

    Packing List
    – Comfortable hiking shoes
    – Pair of binoculars
    – Rucksack
    – Windbreaker
    – Warm Jacket (minimum temperature is ~2⁰C)
    – Pair of sandals (sleepers) and hat/cap
    – Water bottle and water purifying tablets
    – Sunscreen (SPF 50+)
    – Clanging clothes (flexible outfit), Snacks, your regular medicines,
    – Personal hygiene and first aid kit

    If the proposed trip itinerary doesn’t suit you, SASANE also allows itineraries to be
    customized. SASANE is happy to coordinate if you are interested in participating in
    further programs.
    Considering the situation of COVID-19 Pandemic, all our tour and trek packages are
    conducted following safety precautions.

    SEND US YOUR FEEDBACK
    SASANE Sisterhood Trekking and Travel is happy to answer further questions about this
    trek please email us at info@sasanesisterhoodtrek.com or
    sasanesisterhood.sales@gmail.com

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