Everest Region of Nepal is known for the adventure and Himalayan wilderness trekking trips. It is probably the best place for walking trips where you can get an experience of Mother Nature, Himalayas and people (Sherpa). Among many trekking routes of the region, Everest Base Camp Trek is the number one choice. Average days for this trekking are 14-15 days. However, people are taking different options in this trek. Helicopter flight is latest hot trip. Therefore, Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Flight is the most sellable trekking trip of Nepal.
Journey of Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return Flight follow the itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek. During this trekking the experience is similar to regular ebc trek. Until trekkers reach the Gorakshep, the trip events are same. After the adventurous hiking of Kalapathar early in the morning, trekkers hop in to the helicopter and fly back to either Lukla or Kathmandu. You can choose to either fly to Lukla or take airplane to Kathmandu or direct flight to Kathmandu. However, every helicopter flight from upper Khumbu has to stop at Lukla for refueling.
Advantages of Helicopter Return Flight from Everest Base Camp
There are numerous advantages of taking the helicopter flight as a return trip on Everest Trekking. Most interesting advantage is that it helps you to boost your confidence. The major obstacle in the high altitude trekking is the Acute Mountain Sickness also famously known as the AMS. If you know in advance that you are returning on helicopter once you reach the final destination, it helps you forget about the mental hassles. Therefore, most of the people prefer to fly back from Gorakshep.
Another advantage to this way of doing Everest Base Camp trekking in Nepal is that it shortens the number of days. If you have a shorter vacation but also wish to do the EBC Trek, it is the only way to complete the trip.
Take the tour of entire Khumbu while returning. Helicopter route during the trip is from Gorakshep to Pheriche and then over the Gokyo Lake and Namche to Lukla. Therefore, it is fascinating experience. You can get the bird eye view of Khumbu landscape.
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