Enjoy a beautiful Everest View Trek, visit EBC and Gokyo Lakes by Helicopter and create memories for a lifetime. Enjoy a helicopter ride in the stunning Everest region featuring snow-capped mountains of over 7,000 and 8,000 meters. If you take a helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp during climbing season, you will see the base camp filled with colorful tents.
On your brief stopover at Kala Patthar, admire the best views of Everest and neighboring Himalayas. Turquoise blue Gokyo Lake by Helicopter looks stunning and is surrounded by towering mountains. Also, take a closer look of the world’s highest freshwater lake system, Gokyo Lakes on your brief stopover.
Everest View Trek – Visit EBC and Gokyo Lakes by Helicopter Route
Everest View Trek starts and finishes in Kathmandu. The journey begins with a picturesque flight to Lukla also known as the gateway to Everest. Continue your trek trek across the Dudh Koshi River to Phakding.
A hike through pine and rhododendron forest takes you to the popular Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar. Enjoy a day acclimatizing in Namche Bazaar. Choose an activity of your choice. Spend time in coffee shops, bakeries, or restaurants. Also, if you fancy, hike to the Everest View Hotel with close-up views of the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.
Fly to Everest Base Camp by Helicopter on day 4 and live your dream. Enjoy the aerial view of the Everest region and fly parallel to the Himalayas. Enjoy the view of Everest Base Camp from the comfort of your helicopter. Bask in the stunning view of Everest from the vantage point of Kala Patthar on your brief stopover.
The stunning Gokyo view from helicopter will mesmerize you. Take a closer look of the pristine turquoise blue lakes on your stopover. Your thrilling helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp ends in Lukla.
The following day, fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest View Trek – Visit EBC and Gokyo Lakes by Helicopter Difficulty
Everest Base Camp Heli Trek 5 days is a combination of a helicopter tour of the Everest region and trekking. You will attain a maximum altitude of 5,550 meters at Kala Patthar. Maximum you need to walk 6 hours and minimum, 3 hours.
On average you will be walking for around 5 hours per day. Everest View Trek is an easy trek and is suitable for novice as well as experienced trekkers.
Everest View Trek - Visit EBC and Gokyo Lakes by Helicopter Itinerary
Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft), Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight, 3-4 hours (8 km) trek
Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10.5 km) trek
At Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day (3,440m/11,286ft)
Heli tour of Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar (5,550m/18,209ft), Gokyo Lakes (4,790m/15,715ft) and Return to Lukla
Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight