Everest Base Camp Trek With Chopper Return (9 Days)

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  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • tour type Private and Group Tour
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 10+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 5550 meters
  • Trek difficulty Hard
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu , Nepal
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Visit Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa heartland of Nepal's Khumbu region
  • See Tengboche Monastery, the largest monastery in the region
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp, located at an altitude of 5,364m
  • Enjoy a 360degree view of the Himalayas from Kala Patthar
This 9-day, guided Everest Base Camp trek with chopper return is one of the best options for those who want to complete the EBC trek in the shortest duration possible. This trip begins with a 30-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the starting point of the journey that is located at an altitude of 2,860m.

Hit the trail that travels past the Dudh Kosi River Valley, quaint Sherpa villages and ancient Buddhist monasteries to reach Namche Bazaar, where you will spend two nights acclimatising your body to the altitude. Trek past the villages of Tengboche, Pangboche, Dingboche and Lobuche to reach the last human settlement on the trail, Gorakshep, located close to the base camp.

See the Khumbu Icefall and enjoy great views of the Himalayas from Kala Patthar. A chopper will fly you from Kala Patthar to Lukla then regular flight from Lukla to Kathmandu after you are done with your breakfast. For more details, please go through the details below.
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  • Sarah
  • From New Zealand
  • On Sep 19 2018
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  • Anonymous
  • From Vietnam
  • On Mar 02 2019
“The trip is so great, no word can't describle. I have a lot of good memory with this.”
Robert's review for another Nepal Eco Adventure Pvt Ltd tour
5 - Excellent
  • Robert
  • From Germany
  • On Jun 22 2015
“Fantastic trip and excellent service. The company owner Chhatra was always available, quick to respond to queries and gave sound advice, has a genuine service attitude and is very friendly. I felt in very good hands.

My guide Shiva was extremely nice, helpful, and very knowledgable. I had a number of fellow Trekkers telling me that I seemed to have a lot of luck with my guide. One person said: I rather listen to your guide than mine. Another fellow trekker without a guide said: if I ever do another trek in Nepal I'll make sure I get Shiva as my guide.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Flight to Lukla (flight) and trek to Phakding (2,610m)
  • Day 2: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,445m)
  • Day 3: Namche Bazaar: acclimatization day
  • Day 4: Namche Bazaar - Tengboche
  • Day 5: Tengboche - Dingboche (4360m)
  • Day 6: Dingboche (acclimatization)
  • Day 7: Dingboche - Lobuche
  • Day 8: Lobuche - Gorakshep & Everest Base Camp
  • Day 9: Hike to Kalapatthar (5545m) & chopper to Kathmandu.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation in tea houses along the trekking route
  • Kathmandu - Lukla -Kathmandu regular flight. Helicopter flight: Gorekshep - Kathmandu.
  • Experienced, professional, English-speaking tour guides. Assistant guides for group sizes above 6 people
  • Three meals a day during the trek with fresh fruits after dinner
  • Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and walking poles (to be return after the trip is over)
  • A first aid kit & oxymeter carried by guide to check pulse and oxygen saturation twice a day. We will help arrange emergency chopper rescue service if necessary (cost covered by your travel insurance)
  • Nepal Eco Adventure's t-shirt and cap. An Everest Base Camp trekking map
  • All necessary paperwork. Sagarmatha National Park permits and Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • Airport Pick up
  • Airport Drop
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Nepal Visa fees (you can get the visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu): USD25 for a 15-day visa
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • International airfare
  • Expenses that are personal in nature
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic as well as hot & cold drinks during the trek
  • Hot shower and battery charging in the tea houses
  • Tips for your guide, porter and driver (tipping is expected in Nepal)
  • Excess baggage charge on the Lukla flight for luggage weighing more than 15kg
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GOOD TO KNOW
Essential Equipment for Trekking in Nepal: A warm sleeping bag rated for temperatures up to -15 degree Celsius Comfortable hiking boots. Make sure they are tried and tested before you go on this trek. Carry spare boot laces and lightweight trainers/shoes as well A waterproof jacket a fleece jacket and a down jacket. Also carry a Fleece sweater Waterproof trousers Light-weight fleece or woollen vests. Long or short-sleeved shirts Warm hiking trousers Underwear A woollen/felt hat (can be purchased in Kathmandu for a couple of pounds) and a wide-rimmed sun hat 2 to 3 pairs good quality walking socks Warm gloves or mitts A large rucksack or a duffel bag (55 to 70l) along with a rucksack liner or a thick bin bag A day sack (25 to 40l) Dark sunglasses High-factor sunscreen & lip balm Ear plugs (walls in the lodges can be thin) A headlamp and spare batteries. 2 water bottles and a water purification kit Toiletries A small hand towel (do not bring large towels. They are bulky and heavy) Toilet paper (you can buy poor-quality paper along the route) Non essential but recommended Equipment: Hiking poles A light-weight windproof jacket A neck warmer A sleeping bag liner Wet wipes A length of string or para-cord (12 feet) Half a dozen cloth pegs Safety pins Plastic bags, carrier bags. These come in handy for a myriad uses. Shorts Camera (you can recharge batteries at a small cost in lodges) Binoculars
CANCELLATION Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
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