About Everest Base Camp Heli Shuttle Trek
Trekking to the base of the highest mountain peak in the world Mt Everest (8848m), is every trekker's fantasy. The Everest Base Camp Heli Shuttle Trek blends the amazing trekking adventure with a deluxe helicopter ride over the mountains.
The Everest base camp trek is one of the sought after trek destinations in the world. The trip starts with boarding a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The landing at Lukla airport is a thrilling experience in itself. Our trail begins as soon as we reach Lukla. The path passes through the lush alpine forests to reach the famous trade town of Namche Bazaar.
The trekkers go through an essential process of acclimatization at Namche. Acclimatization is a process where trekkers adapt their bodies to high altitude conditions. The route moves through charming villages of Tengboche and Dingboche overlooking the beauty of the mountain region. The trekkers acclimatize for the second time at Dingboche.
The trail then moves to Lobuche, and finally, we make our way to Everest base camp. The trekking journey ends at Gorak Shep from where you will take a scenic helicopter ride overlooking the entire Everest region. The Heli shuttle ride is a beautiful experience where you can observe the snow-capped mountains from the top.
The trail of the Everest base camp tour is of moderate difficulty. However, the altitude on which the trek takes place makes it highly challenging. Local Sherpa guides assist you in making your trip memorable and pleasant.
If you are an avid trekker and the Everest base camp trek is not on your to-do list, then you are missing out a lot. Come and experience the majestic Mt Everest in all its glory. We provide the Everest base camp Heli shuttle trek at a reasonable cost. The detailed itineraries of the trip are as follows:
The Best Time for Everest Base Camp Heli Shuttle Trek:
The best time to take the Everest base camp Heli shuttle trek is the autumn season. The months of March-May offer an excellent view of the mountains on the backdrop of clear blue skies. The rhododendron flower blooms in these months making the hills red. The temperature is also moderate and quite pleasant for your trekking expedition.
The months of September to December is also suited for trekking in the Everest base camp. It is warmer at the lower altitudes and cooler in the high altitudes.
Everest Base Camp Heli Shuttle Trek Difficulty
A lot of distance has to be covered during the Everest base camp trek. You will have to walk about 6-8 hours daily in a trail that has a lot of ups and downs. Thus, a basic level of fitness and training is recommended. Another aspect that makes the Everest base camp trek difficult is the altitude. The oxygen levels and air pressure is minimal in the high mountains. Hence, the Everest base camp can be considered of moderate to hard difficulty due to the long, challenging trail and dipping oxygen levels.