- Max elevation 5545m
- Difficulty Easy, sensible to fairly challenging
- Trip Type Sightseeing and HeliTour
- Duration 2 days
- Transportation Helicoptor, Van
- Trip Style Sightseeing
- Best Season August to June
An adventure, Everest Heli Trek really takes you to Khumbu Himal, the homeland of Nepal’s tough mountain tribe and the Sherpas village. Trek to Sherpa villages that lie under the shadows of one of the tallest peaks in the world including Mount Everest and take an exciting helicopter tour to Kala Patthar (5242m), at the base of Mount Everest After arriving in Kathmandu we fly to Lukla, the ‘Gateway of Everest’. We trek for two days taking in the wonderful mountain scenery and Sherpa culture, with stopovers at Sherpa villages of Phakding & Namche, Aarriving at Shyangboche – the site of the World’s Highest Skydiving Adventure ‘Everest Skydive’.
At Shyangboche we board the waiting helicopter for our helicopter tour and fly over the towering Himalayan giants : Ama Dablam [6856m], Thamserku [6608m] Kantega [6685m] , Lhotse [8501m], Nuptse [7879m]and enter Mount Everest’s Western Cwm – a broad, flat, gently undulating glacial valley basin terminating at the foot of the Lhotse Face. The Western Cwm, also known as the ‘Valley of Silence,’ is traversed by climbers using the southeast route to the summit of Everest. The view of exciting Gokyo Lake from on board the helicopter is just amazing.
We stop for a short time at Kala Patthar (5,545m) – one of the finest viewpoints of Mount Everest up close and the site of the World’s Highest Cabinet Meeting (held on December 4, 2009). After exploring and taking pictures, we leave Kalapatthar and fly towards Kongde Ri (4200m) which has the world’s highest full-service luxury resort – Yeti Mountain Home. At the resort, we sit out enjoying the panoramic views of Himalayan mountains and celebrate the achievement of our Everest adventure over sparkling wine and a luxurious breakfast- a fitting finale to a wonderful and memorable trip. After our meal, we take the return flight to Kathmandu. Throughout your trek, you will be accommodated at Yeti Mountain Homes, a chain of high-end luxury resorts. At Kathmandu, your address is still peaceful Gokarna Forest Resort.
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