Sherpa Heritage Trek with Everest Heli Tour

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The Sherpa Heritage Trek with Everest Heli Tour is a unique and exciting adventure that combines trekking in the Everest region of Nepal with a helicopter tour to get a closer view of Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks. This trek offers a wonderful opportunity to explore the rich Sherpa culture, picturesque villages, and stunning mountain scenery.

The Sherpa Heritage Trek with Everest Heli Tour is an excellent way to experience the beauty of the Everest region, immerse yourself in Sherpa culture, and witness the awe-inspiring grandeur of Mount Everest from a unique perspective.

The Sherpa Heritage Trek with Everest Heli Tour is an 9-day adventure that combines trekking in the Everest region of Nepal with a thrilling helicopter tour. The journey begins in Kathmandu, where you’ll have a day to prepare and explore the city. From there, you’ll fly to Lukla and start trekking to Phakding. The trek continues to Namche Bazaar, where you’ll have an acclimatization day to hike to Khumjung and Kunde. As you trek through Tengboche and Debuche, you’ll be mesmerized by the stunning mountain views and visit the famous Tengboche Monastery. An excursion to Phortse Village adds to the cultural experience. Dingboche is another beautiful stop, where you’ll have time to explore and acclimatize further. The highlight of the trip is a helicopter flight to Everest Base Camp, offering breathtaking views of the Khumbu Glacier. After returning to Lukla, you’ll fly back to Kathmandu.

The trip concludes with a free day in Kathmandu before departing. This adventure provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Sherpa culture, witness the grandeur of the Himalayas, and experience the thrill of a helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp

Trip Highlights


Day 1

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. This day is reserved for rest and trek preparation. You can explore the vibrant city and make any necessary arrangements for the trek. overnight at kathmandu

Day 2

You will take a scenic 35-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, where your trek begins. From Lukla, you’ll trek to Phakding, a journey that takes approximately 3 to 4 hours. The trail passes through picturesque landscapes and Sherpa villages. Overnight at Phakding

Day 3

The trek continues along the Dudh Koshi River, crossing suspension bridges and ascending gradually. You’ll reach Namche Bazaar, the bustling Sherpa town situated at an elevation of 3,440 meters. The trek takes around 6 to 7 hours.

Day 4

To aid acclimatization, you’ll spend an extra day in Namche Bazaar. On this day, you can hike to Khumjung and Kunde, two Sherpa villages known for their cultural significance and stunning views of the Himalayas. The hike takes around 4 to 5 hours.

Day 5

The trail ascends through forests of rhododendron and offers magnificent views of Everest, Ama Dablam, and other peaks. You’ll visit the famous Tengboche Monastery, an important Buddhist site, before reaching Debuche. The trek takes approximately 6 to 7 hours.

Day 6

You’ll have an excursion to Phortse Village, situated at an elevation of 3,796 meters. This village provides an opportunity to experience the traditional Sherpa lifestyle and enjoy breathtaking mountain views.

Day 7

In the morning, you’ll board a helicopter for a thrilling flight to Everest Base Camp. You’ll have an opportunity to witness the iconic base camp and the stunning Khumbu Glacier. Afterward, you’ll fly back to Lukla and then take a regular flight to Kathmandu, concluding your trekking adventure.

Day 8

You’ll have a free day in Kathmandu to relax, explore the city, and do some souvenir shopping. You can visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, wander through colorful markets, or indulge in the local cuisine.

Day 9

On the final day, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your departure, marking the end of your Sherpa Heritage Trek with Everest Heli Tour.

Please note that this itinerary may vary depending on the tour operator, weather conditions, and individual preferences. It’s always a good idea to check with your chosen tour operator for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

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What's Included

  • Airport pick up & drop off service in a private vehicle
  • 3-star deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu twin shearing room with breakfast.
  • Best available clean and comfortable Tea house accommodation during the trek
  • Farewell Dinner at the end of the trip
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea/coffee during the trek and kathmandu breakfast.
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu)
  • Deboche pick up and Kalapattar, Everest basecamp and Return Lukla.
  • Highly experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, trained in first-aid Trek Leader (Guide)
  • Porter service to carry your main luggage during the trek (2 trekkers : 1 porter)
  • Staff cost including their food, accommodation, salary, flight, insurance, equipment etc.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee and Community Fee
  • First Aid kit, Pulse Oximeter and essential medicines (Paracetamol, Diamox etc.) carried by the Trek Leader
  • Rent available down jacket and sleeping bag (per day USD2 respectively to be returned after trek completion) note: if you have own jacket and sleeping bag bring yourself.
  • Nepali SIM card for the entire trip.
  • All Local and Government taxes, administrative charges [13% Government Tax]

What's Excluded

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Extra Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance, covering trekking over 4000m, evacuation, hospitalization and repatriation.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)



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