Everest base camp is one of the popular travelling destinations among adventure travellers. Mt. Everest is a popular name because this is the highest mountain in the world. Lots of people might make a dream to be at the base camp of this highest mountain and seeing from a close distance.
Reaching the base camp of the Everest are 2 different ways. One is walking a few days and another way is flying with a helicopter to here. The way depends on the time frame, budget and physical fitness. Here you can see both options which will make easy to plan your trip to the Everest base camp.
There are lots of trekkers every year during high trekking season to the Everest base camp. It is a physical activity and takes 8 days to reach the base camp from Lukla. Trek to the base camp begins with a short flight and walk through the Sagarmatha national park. The Everest base camp trek offers beautiful memory and adventure feel passing some traditional Sherpa villages. It has to face and fight with altitude gain so only physically trained people can do it.
Everest base camp helicopter tour is the easiest way to reach the base camp. You can take a sharing flight or can book a private flight to the Everest base camp. The flight takes off from Kathmandu with 5 people at a single time. It lands in Lukla to refill fuel and flies to Everest view hotel. Here, 2 people will drop off because all the people can’t fly together. The helicopter will land on Kala Patthar with 3 people. You can take some nice photos and see Everest very close to Kala Patthar. After taking some photographs, you will fly over the base camp and the Khumbu glacier and drop off in Everest view hotel. You will enjoy the view from here with breakfast and the helicopter will fly again with the people who had dropped off on the way up. The will also do the same activities what you had done earlier and come back to Everest view hotel. After taking all 5 passengers, the helicopter will fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest base camp helicopter tour cost is 1000 USD per person with a sharing flight tour. If you charter, it may cost 4500 USD to 5000 USD. You need to take your passport with you to check-in at the airport before jump on the helicopter. Wearing warm clothes is recommended because where you land is cold.
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