What's included

Trip Includes

  • Arrival and departure transfer service (private vehicle 
  • Ramechhap airport transfer for domestic flights (during April to May and October to November) Sharing jeep/bus 
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu direct flight (during June to September and December to March)
  • Flight tickets to and from Lukla
  • Helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Lukla & Kathmandu
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) every day during the trek
  • All accommodation (lodge/guesthouse/teahouse) during the trek on a twin-sharing basis
  • 3 nights attached room with hot showers (Phakding and Namche) during the trek
  • Seasonal fruits, every day after dinner, during the trek
  • Unlimited purified drinking water (except at Gorakshep) during the trek
  • All required trekking permits
  • Government-licensed, English-speaking, experienced, and knowledgeable guide and his entire expenses
  • A porter (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of guide and porter
  • All required local and government taxes
  • Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations
  • Company duffle bag 
  • Basic First-Aid Kit with Oximeter
  • Farewell dinner
  • Adventure certificate upon completion of the trek
  • Free coordination in emergency cases 

 

What's Excluded

Trip Excludes

  • Nepal arrival visa
  • Meals in the city except  mentioned special dinner
  • Personal expenses like all kinds of drinks tea/coffee including mineral water, and  alcoholic and soft beverages
  • Extra Hot showers (3 hot showers included), Wi-Fi & battery charging while on a trek
  • Extra baggage excess while flying to Lukla (only 15 kg included
  • Your travel insurance that covers Helicopter evacuation over 5000 meters and trip cancellation
  • Any other extended trips and accommodation
  • Tipping to staff (as an appreciation)

Pack List for 8 days Short  Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek Return to Ktm

The company provides one porter for every two traveler. Each porter is only allowed to carry at a maximum weight of 25-30 kilograms. Therefore, we suggest you to pack as lightly as possible. Our porters carry all the trekking gears in a shared water-proof duffle, provided by the company. Your extra luggage can be left in a hotel in Kathmandu (free storage available). We recommend you to carry a lightweight cotton or plastic bag to keep your trekking gears separate. Kindly follow the checklist below to pack the required stuff during the trip:

Checklist for all seasons:

  • Travel documents: passport, visa, travel insurance, air tickets, voucher, 3 passport sized photo (2 for visa application and 1 for trekking permit)
  • Hand Sanitizers
  • Reading/writing materials
  • Travel games, like chess, backgammon, scrabble
  • Waterproof bags to protect electronic or paperwork
  • Binoculars, camera
  • Umbrella
  • First-aid kit (containing lip balm, Aspirin/paracetamol, Band Aids/plasters, bandage for sprains, iodine or water purifier, Moleskin for blisters, antiseptic for cuts, anti-bacterial throat lozenges, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for diarrhea, re-hydration powder, Norfloxacin or Ciprofloxin, antibiotic for Girdia, Diamox and any extra prescription drugs you are currently taking)
  • Protein bars, chocolates, dried fruits, candies and snack foods
  • Money- cash
  • Hair brush
  • Hair ties
  • Money bag
  • Swiss army knife
  • Sleeping bag
  • Light weight Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Toiletries (quick drying towel, toothbrush, toothpaste, toilet paper, multipurpose soap, deodorant, nail clippers, face and body moisturizer, feminine hygiene products, small mirror
  • Day pack (with waist straps)
  • Alarm clock and torch/flashlight/headlamp
  • Lighter
  • Insect repellent
  • Ear plugs and eye mask
  • Small padlock
  • Stuff sack for dirty clothes/shoes
  • Drybags in several sizes
  • Duffle Bag (will be provided by the company)
  • Trekking poles (optional)
  • Thermos (optional for hot beverages)
  • Small wash towel
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Bandana or broad brimmed sunhat, sunglasses, scarf
  • Bag liners
  • Sewing kit
  • Wind and waterproof shell jacket & trousers (preferably breathable fabric)
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Running shoes or sandals
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination
  • Lightweight thermal gloves
  • Underwear and Shorts
  • T Shirts 2 or 3
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Trekking/Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Lightweight long trousers (no jeans)

Special Checklist for winter and high altitude

  • Layered clothing /Thermals  and Extra warm clothing during winter (December to March)
  • 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweight  wool jumper/sweater/fleece jacket
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket (optional)
  • Down jacket or down vest
  • Fleece or wool trousers/pants
  • Trekking pants
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens – wool or fleeced with a waterproof shell outer
  • A four season sleeping bag/sleep sheet (rated to -150 /00 F)
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Gaiters (optional)

        Special Checklist for summer

  • Lightweight wool jumper/sweater/fleece
  • Umbrella/water proof jacket with hood and waterproof trousers (May to September)
  • Sunscreen lotion with maximum SPF
  • Water bottel

Our Guides:

With growing tourism in Nepal, the growth of travel and expedition companies have mounted to its peak. The companies seek the best leaders and guides to compete in the market while giving the best service to the clients. Although there are a numbers of companies promising you the best trip of your life, many neglect giving the knowledge on safety measurements and sustainable tourism to their team. From luxury travels to pocket friendly trips, our team guides deliver you the best of Nepal keeping your schedule, preference and welfare in mind.

Extensive insights on history and culture of the country:

Nepal has abundance of cultural and natural beauty. The charming architecture and rich history of the temples and Stupas are listed under UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Our guides are well learned and experienced to give you insights on the country's hidden history and natural beauty. From world renowned sites to less traveled local areas, we make sure to provide you information on the benevolent locals, culture and lands that stretch out from the mighty Himalayas to the Terai Plains.

Round the clock service:

Our guides provide you exceptional service 24*7 throughout the trek. Weather it requires giving information, helping with communication or any other skills, our team makes sure you get the facilities regardless of timing. We have well trained English speaking guides working in the fields and value your timing and schedule and try to work as compatible as they can. In addition both our office staff and our field staff have exceptional knowledge on the products we offer. With any queries, you can email/ call/ message us as we try to respond as soon as possible. With extensive field study, our office staff constantly communicates with our trekking guides, tour guides and climbing Sherpa’s to update the information in the trekking region.

Licensed with minimum 5 years of experience:

Trekking has been commercialized in the last few years since Nepal was recognized as the most efficient country to trek. With growing commercialization comes competitive market. Nevertheless, our climbing Sherpas and team representatives along with the guides are required to have minimum of 5 years of experience with a certified license.

Importance to Sustainable Tourism:

We value the importance of sustainable economy and development. Thus, we hire local porters, guides and climbers to train them and give them a platform to work for themselves and their family. All our team members belong to local native groups and have been trained for trekking in the Himalayas and other regions of Nepal.

No exceptions with quality and equipments:

Our teams of guides are well trained with proper English speaking and communication skills via education and experience. We are also equipped with first-aid kits and trekking apparatus like oximeters, maps, first-aid kits and mobile phone for emergency.  Perhaps what separates us from others is the relationship our company has with the climbing Sherpa’s and trekking guides.

5:1 Client Guide Ratio

We maintain a 5:1 client guide ratio i.e. with every 5 clients we provide 1 guide. A team leader/guide with be appointed for a team of 5 trekkers in the group. Nevertheless, an assistant leader will also be provided with every addition of 5 pax. You will have 1 porter for 2 trekkers who will be carrying 25-30 kilograms of weight. We wish for your travels to be worthy and adventurous with no difficulties or hurdles. 

We are able to depart Short Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return every day at no extra cost. So kindly choose your own date as per your convenient. Contact us to schedule your own departure Date

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