Kondge Luxury Trek and Heli Tour combines luxury trek with a heli tour. Enjoy a fantastic trek to a ridgeline that offers breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam.
Heli tour to Everest rewards you with unmatchable views of the Himalayas, including the highest mountain in the world. The trail to Kongde and Farak Ri passes through beautiful Namche, a Sherpa town, rhododendron forest, high suspension bridges, and the beautiful village of Thame.
The main highlight of Kongde trek is the helicopter tour to Lukla from Kongde.
Kondge Luxury Trek & Heli Tour Route
Start the adventure to Kongde with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The 35 minutes flight to Lukla rewards you with spectacular views of the lofty mountains, including Everest.
From Lukla, you will start the trek, heading to Phakding. The trail descends slowly until you reach Phakding. The next day, trek to Namche Bazaar, crossing several high suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River.
Following the 7 days Everest trek itinerary, you spend another night in Namche Bazaar to acclimatize and adjust your body to high altitude.
Continue your journey to Thame, and on the 5th day reach Kongde. Walk on the ridgeline to savor astounding views of the mountains. Hike to Farak and later take a heli ride to Lukla.
Marvel at the aerial perspective of the Khumbu region and the Himalayas during the heli flight. On the 7th day, your amazing trip comes to an end as you fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla.
Kondge Luxury Trek & Heli Tour
Kondge Luxury Trek and Heli Tour is graded moderate to difficult. Kongde trek is specially designed for those who are short on time and want to enjoy the grand view of Everest in just a week.
Minimum you will have to walk for 3-4 hours, and maximum 6-7 hours. 5,000m (Farak Ri) is the height elevation on your tour.
Kondge Luxury Trek & Heli Tour 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 Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (10.5 km) trek
At Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day (3,440m/11,286ft)
Trek to Thame (3,820m/12,539ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (8.5 km) trek
Trek to Kongde (4,250m/13,940ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (10 km) trek
Hike to Farak Ri (5,000m) and Late afternoon Heli flight to Lukla
Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight