Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return

9 Days
  • 5545 Meters
  • Guest House
  • Min. 1 Pax
  • Difficult
  • Everest Region
  • Private Trip

Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is the wonderful opportunity to witness the grandeur of the iconic Himalayas. This fascinating journey around the Khumbu region offers you an opportunity to traverse through the most breathtaking landscapes, enchanting you with stunning views of the snow clad mountains.

This remarkable journey starts from a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and requires you to trek through the challenging terrains rewarding you with the breathtaking panorama and sense of tranquility making you filled with awe.

Trekking through the challenging trails, unique landscapes, and dense forests allows you to connect with nature and calm your mind. You feel accomplished when you make it to the destination after overcoming all the challenges.

Exploring the diverse terrains, visiting the monasteries, availability of the quality lodges and trying the local cuisines will enhance your experience. When you finally reach the base camp the clear view of Mount Everest (8848.86) meters, captivates you with its awe- inspiring beauty.

Everest Base Camp is recognised as one of the must- visit trekking destinations for adventure seekers and nature lovers. In this invigorating journey, you can experience the wonders of the Himalayas in two ways : walking through the beautiful terrains as well as taking the scenic flight on return.

Trekking with helicopter return is certainly the best opportunity for the travelers as they get to witness mesmerizing aerial views of the stunning mountains. Returning through helicopter makes the journey more time efficient and offers the unique aerial views of the beautiful terrains.

Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return package is the best fusion of adventure and luxury designed to let you experience an extraordinary journey full of majestic views of the stunning vistas.

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return

  • Majestic view of Mount Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Pumori and other surrounding peaks
  • A chance to witness the beauty of mesmerizing and diverse landscapes
  • Explore the rich culture and ancient tradition of the region
  • Enchanting views of Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefall
  • Exhilarating flight experience with stunning views of the himalayas
  • Warm reception of the friendly locals
  • Impressive foothills, suspension bridges and terrains along the trail
  • An opportunity to visit Tengboche monastery, which is situated in 3867 meters
  • Explore beautiful Sherpa Villages along the trail
  • Walk through dense forests filled with pine trees and beautiful wildflowers
  • Flying above the Majestic Mountains

Itinerary

Flight Duration: 35- 40 minutes

Flight Distance: 136. 17 km

Trek Duration: 3- 4 hours

Elevation (Lukla): 2860 meters

Elevation (Phakding): 2610 meters

Your Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return will start through a scenic and thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Our team will receive you from your hotel in Kathmandu and drive you to Tribhuvan International Airport. You will catch a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla from the domestic departure. The duration of the flight is around 35- 40 minutes. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is thrilling and exciting, rewarding you with beautiful views of forests, waterfalls, green hills and the villages. After arriving in Lukla, you can have your breakfast enjoying the beautiful scenery. Then, you will trek to Phakding which marks an official start of your adventure. You will cross suspension bridges to reach the settlements.

On the first day of your trek you will pass through beautiful villages like Cheplung and Thado Koshi. The first day itself is full of breathtaking scenery. You will get a glimpse of the Himalayan culture and experience the warm reception of the locals. The serene ambiance and the beautiful scenery will enrich your experience. Your first overnight stay will be in a beautiful village of Phakding where you get your much needed rest and be served with a delicious warm meal prepared by the hosts.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trek Duration: 6- 7 hours

Elevation (Namche Bazaa): 3440 meters

The second day of the trek requires you to cross the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi river witnessing the beautiful foothills of the region. After trekking for almost 2 to 3 hours you will reach Monjo Village which is a gateway to Sagarmatha National Park. which is a world heritage site and is home to diverse flora and fauna. You have to show your permit at the entrance of the Park.

As you move further, you will see a variety of plant species, pine trees and rhododendrons which creates a vibrant environment. There are many monasteries, beautiful teahouses, and villages along the trail. Your eyes will be blessed with the views of stunning peaks while trekking towards Namche Bazaar.

After covering the distance of 9.4 kilometers by foot you will reach Namche Bazaar, which is a trading center and gateway to the Himalayas. Your overnight stay on the second day will be at a guest house or lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On the third day you are required to stay at Namche Bazar for acclimatization. Acclimatizing will help you to reduce the risk of altitude sickness. Namche Bazaar, a beautiful town nestled in the Himalayas, which is also a tourist hub offers you the gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains. Many travelers spend at least one or two days acclimatizing. After having a hearty and delicious breakfast you can explore the beautiful place.

You can witness enchanting views of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse from this beautiful place. There are numerous stores where you can shop for any souvenir and many cafes where you can relax and enjoy your time. You can find many internet cafes in Namche Bazaar. You can explore the local areas and interact with the natives getting insights about their lifestyle. You can also visit the Sherpa Museum to learn about the culture, tradition and history of the Sherpa people.

The night views of Namche Bazaar are stunning, the backdrop of the mountain is enchanting to witness. The majestic beauty of the Himalayas is phenomenal which offers tranquility.

Try unique local dishes like Sherpa stew and butter tea while exploring the area. Enjoy your warm dinner and rest well in your comfortable room being prepared for exploring the beautiful landscapes of the region in the remaining part of the journey.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trek Duration: 5- 6 hours

Elevation (Tengboche Monastery): 3867 meters

On the fourth day you will start your trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Monastery. Towards the trail to Tengboche monastery you need to walk through uphill initially followed by downhill till you reach the suspension bridge. Along the trail there are few sections of stairs, and dense forests.

Some paths are uneven and rocky which may be a bit challenging. You will find many tea shops along the trail and meet the kind locals who will always greet you with a smile. You will be rewarded with the enchanting views of Nuptse and Cho Oyu, which are the most beautiful peaks of Everest Region.

Tengboche Monastery is among the major attractions of the region which offers peace and solitude to trekkers. You will get a chance to witness the rituals and ceremonies performed by the monks. The architecture and artwork of the monastery is beautiful, representing the rich culture and history of the region. You will stay in one of the beautiful guest houses or lodges overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trek Duration: 5- 6 hours

Elevation (Dingboche): 4410 meters

As you trek from Tengboche monastery you first pass through a dense forest of pine trees and the beautiful wildflowers. You are required to cover a distance of 9 km and it will take around 5- 6 hours to make it to Dingboche. While trekking you will notice a change in the landscape, the trail becomes more rugged than before. You are required to pass through the flat land first and make a steep descent through the dense forests. You will need to cross the bridge of the beautiful Imja river with a beautiful view of Ama Dablam which rewards you with picturesque scenery.

After walking through the barren and rocky landscapes you will also encounter small farming settlements and get a sight of yaks grazing. You will see a beautiful Buddhist stupa surrounded by the vibrant colorful flags in the entrance of Dingboche.

You can freshen up, rest and enjoy a warm cup of tea or coffee in your guest house. You will be served with a hearty and nutritious dinner helping you to restore the energy. You will stay overnight in Dingboche to get the required rest.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trek Duration: 3- 4 hours

Elevation: 4730 meters

After having breakfast at Dingboche , you will make a day trip to the Chukkung Valley which is also called a lodge valley. You are required to stop in the valley for the acclimatization and adapt to the climate. This short hiking will help you adjust in the high altitude zones reducing the risk of getting altitude sickness. You will ascend gradually through the stone walled fields.

As you arrive in Chukkung valley your eyes will be blessed with the views of Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Island peak, Makalu and other surrounding peaks. You will stay in the beautiful Chukkung Valley which is remote and full of pristine landscapes.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trek Duration: 5- 6 hours

Elevation( Lobuche): 4940 meters

On the seventh day you will need to trek to Lobuche which requires you to cover a distance of 10.61 km. You will be rewarded with the mesmerizing sights as the whole surrounding is breathtakingly beautiful. It is advised to trek slowly as this is a high-altitude zone.

You will be able to witness breathtaking views throughout the trail. You are required to walk up to slightly inclined paths in this trail. Walking through the challenging wavy path you will finally reach Thugla pass.

After taking gradual ascents along the route you will reach Lobuche, which lies at an elevation of 4940 meters. You will stay at a comfortable lodge in Lobuche overnight. You will be served with a warm and hearty meal which will help you to gain energy.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trek Duration: 7 hours

Elevation ( Everest Base Camp): 5364 meters

You will trek to Everest Base Camp on the eighth day of your trek. It is highly advisable to start the trek early in the morning. Your first destination is Gorakshep which will be your last stop before moving towards Everest Base Camp.

You will get a glimpse of the Nuptse and other snow covered peaks along the trail. It takes around 3 hours to reach Gorakshep. Passing through the rough and uneven path you will finally reach Gorakshep and settle for lunch.

After lunch in Gorakshep, you will traverse along the ridge of the Khumbu Glacier towards the Everest Base Camp. You will be rewarded with the stunning views of mountains and valleys along the trail. You will pass through the rocky terrains as you progress towards the base camp.

You will witness the magnificent view of Mount Everest and Nuptse when you finally make it to the base camp. The surreal sight of Khumbu glacier and Khumbu icefall is phenomenal to witness. After seeing the amazing sights of the stunning landscapes you will now return back to Gorakshep where you will stay overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trek Duration: 1-2 hours

Flight duration: (35- 40) minutes

Elevation ( Kala Pathar): 5644 meters

Elevation ( Kathmandu): 1400 meters

Day 9 is an exciting day for the trekkers as they will have to advance to the highest point – Kala Patthar, which stands at 5,644 meters. Kala Patthar offers one of the best experiences of this entire trek. It is the viewpoint of Mt. Everest and a very popular spot for viewing the sunset which extends trekkers with a sensation of warmth and treats them with a golden glow magical moment.

The starting point of the ninth day is Gorakshep. This is where you will leave all your belongings and start hiking up. As you start your hike, you will pass through a sandy landscape. The path is not so difficult for some time before you reach Kala Patthar, you will even get to experience the magical view of Pumori mountains among the hills.

The trek is rather short but the trail gets rocky mid-way, so you might want to look out and safely ascend while taking your time so as to avoid any kind of injuries. It will only take you a few hours to reach your destination, Kala Patthar, which is also the highest point of your entire Everest Base Camp trip. As a matter of fact, you will see the entire Everest region much closer than anywhere else. The highest peak in the world, covered with snow, offers you the best experience and will make your trip worth the effort you put in.

Several other stunning mountains can also be seen from this viewpoint. The place is also popular for the Glaciers and Lake view. All these aspects add up and make your trekking experience the most beautiful one. You might want to stay at Kala Patthar for a while and soak up all the beauty of the most amazing view and take lots of pictures of your achievement.

Soon afterwards, you will have to descend to Gorakshep, the starting point of today’s journey. After a long walk and the amazing experience, you will be served with a wholesome breakfast before you head further down with all your belongings, to where the helicopter rests in Gorak shep. This is where you will take Helicopter flight to Kathmandu which will approximately take you 35 to 40 minutes. However, it is important to note that the flight time is determined by the weather condition of that particular day and hence, can fluctuate.

Everest base camp trek with helicopter return rewards you with the bird eye view of the Everest Region. This provides you with a time to relax and chill, while enjoying the broader aspect and the entire landscape of the Everest Region at a single glance.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop-off by private car / van.
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • 08 Night guest houses accommodation during the trek (mainly in twin sharing).
  • A local government license holder English speaking trekking guide.
  • The required number of porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers).
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for all trekking guide and porter.
  • All necessary trekking permits, National Park permits and entry fees.
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag.
  • First aid medical kits.
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate.
  • EBC trek route map.
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax.
  • Helicopter flight from Gorekshep to Kathmandu

Cost Excludes:

  • Any meals whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu (but we can arrange if requested)
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staffs.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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Thrilling Adventure

Everest Base Camp Trek requires you to walk to the challenging terrains. You will pass through lush green forests crossing multiple suspension bridges. You need to walk uphill, downhill and rocky terrains throughout your journey. Crossing the suspension bridge creates bouncy sensations, many trekkers have described this feeling as epic, particularly when they experience it for the first time. Walking through dense forests, in uneven terrains can be intriguing to many trekkers which is a thrilling adventure.

Views of Majestic Mountains

The trails of Everest Base camp are renowned for its picturesque landscapes which rewards you with the views of majestic mountains. You will get to witness the stunning views of snow covered mountains throughout your journey. The spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku and many more are visible throughout the journey. The aerial views of the mountains and villages visible while returning from the helicopter are magnificent.

Exploring Cultural Gems of the Region

Trekking in Everest Base Camp you will get an opportunity to explore the lifestyle of the people living in the mountain region. The region is home to Sherpa people, who are known for their outstanding mountaineering skills and warm reception. They hold a deep respect and admiration for the mountains.

You will have a chance to explore their rich culture which will enrich your trekking experience. The traditional villages, their customs, their food and generosity will help you gain a new perspective of life. You will also get a chance to witness many monasteries on the route of Everest Base Camp which will provide you insight on the faith and beliefs of the local people. The tranquil atmosphere of the surrounding will elevate your inner peace.

The sherpas are practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism. You will get to witness many colorful prayer flags along the trail which holds a strong belief in the Buddhist community. The vibrant prayer flags along the trail are believed to spread goodwill, blessings, peace and prosperity. They celebrate Mani Rimdu, a vibrant festival of the Everest Region which is celebrated in the tenth month of the Tibetan Calendar, ( October and November). They pray, perform masked dances and feast during the festival. They believe that the festival will bring blessings, peace and prosperity to the region. The rich culture, the history, the serenity of the region and the warm reception of the locals will captivate your heart, make your journey more intriguing.

A Visual Treat

Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return is a visual treat to your eyes. Your eyes will be blessed by the beautiful scenery throughout your journey. The picturesque landscape, the charming villages that look surreal are truly the wonders of this region which creates unforgettable memories for the visitors. The blooming rhododendrons in the forests make the whole environment vibrant, enhancing the beauty of the surrounding. All the stopovers along the trail will present you with the mesmerizing sights.

The region is also the paradise for the photographers as they get to capture beautiful landscapes which look unreal. They can get the masterpiece shots capturing the rare moments that will create a huge impact on the viewers letting them witness the beauty of the mountains in still cuts. Each and every pathway is scenic which creates a picturesque setting. The panoramic view of the vistas, pristine beauty of the valley truly offers an aesthetically pleasing environment. The region is blessed with mesmerizing sights, making visitors feel fulfilled.

Ideal Time for Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return

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The four seasons of Nepal i.e Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter have different weather patterns. Picking a season that offers good visibility, favorable weather adds more charm in the journey. Similarly, when you trek in the ideal season the views of sunrise and sunsets are visible blessing you with the breathtaking visuals.

The spring months (March, April, May) and autumn months (September, October, November) are considered the ideal time for Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return. The temperature in the spring season is milder, the skies are clear and it rewards you with the breathtaking scenery.

The lush greenery, and beautiful wildflowers makes the atmosphere vibrant, attracting many to embark on this journey. The sweet aroma of the blooming flowers in the spring season truly creates a pleasant atmosphere which makes the trek enjoyable and rewarding. The daytime temperature of the region in the Springtime is around 15° C, and it may drop to -5° C in the night time.

Autumn is also the best season for trekking in Everest Base Camp. The stable weather condition and moderate temperature makes the trek more enjoyable in this season. This season offers the breathtaking views of the majestic peaks making it the ideal time for the trek. The daytime temperature of the region is around 14° C, and it may drop up to -10 °C at night. You can also get the best view of sunrise and sunset in this season. The good visibility and the clear skies makes the trekking more enjoyable.

During the monsoon season there is a chance of downpour which makes the trails slippery and the uncertain weather may create obstruction for the visibility, so it is advisable to trek in Spring and Autumn. The continuous rainfall affects the visibility as the cloud and fog covers the atmosphere, and makes the terrains more challenging.The slippery and muddy paths may make it difficult for the trekkers to walk properly making the journey complicated. June, July and August are months of monsoon in Nepal.

During the winter season (December, January, February), it gets extremely cold especially in the higher altitude areas so getting there in winter is challenging. The temperature in the winter may drop up to -17° C. The mountains are heavily covered with snow in this season. Operating a helicopter may not be feasible in this season especially on the days when there is extreme snowfall in mountains.

Choosing a time when there is clear visibility, and good weather is crucial for a more enjoyable trekking experience. As weather fluctuations are common in the high altitude zones make sure to pack the appropriate clothing and equipment for a secure and enjoyable trekking experience.

Challenges of Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return

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Altitude Sickness

In high zones, there is a risk of getting altitude sickness. The Everest region requires you to walk steep uphill which can be difficult. Some initial symptoms of altitude sickness may be headache, vomiting, lack of appetite and coordination, dizziness, and nausea. It is extremely important to make gradual ascends, take rests to acclimatize properly. Acclimatization is essential for ascending safely to the high elevations. It is advisable to take enough fluids, eat well and take advice from the doctor if any medication is necessary for you or not.

Unpredictable Weather conditions

The weather can be very unpredictable in the himalayas.The temperature may drop suddenly within a short period of time. There may be sudden rainfall affecting the visibility and trail conditions making it hard for the trekkers to navigate properly. The fluctuating weather is the most common obstacle in the higher zones. So, it is crucial to check the weather forecasts, walk in the designated trails, pack all the required essentials and follow the advice of the guide.

Challenging Trails

Trekking to the base camp , you will need to pass through many challenging trails. There are many difficult sections which require you to climb uphill, traverse through uneven paths. Thus, it is essential to have a good physical endurance to trek in this challenging trail.You need to be prepared and have knowledge about paths and trails, you need to research about the routes and check if you can take up this challenge or not. The EBC trek falls in the category of a moderate difficult trek but hiking for a long duration of time in a high altitude region with wavy paths is definitely challenging.

Fatigue

Trekking requires a lot of energy, it is very physically demanding and requires great mental endurance too. Covering a lot of distance by feet for long hours may cause exhaustion affecting your ability to walk.

You may feel dizzy, lack energy and motivation to continue your journey. During your trek you will be passing through many challenging terrains in high altitude and there is always a risk of altitude sickness. So, it is important to hike slowly, ensure proper hydration and have nutritious food throughout the journey for safely concluding your trek. If you feel any discomfort, take medical assistance immediately.

List of Essentials You Must Pack for Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return

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Packing the right equipment and gear is essential to maintain safety and stay comfortable throughout the trek. Packing warm clothes is a must while trekking as it gets extremely cold in the Himalayan region. Some of the essentials are as follows -:

  • Waterproof Trekking Boots
  • Trekking Trousers
  • Trekking Shirts
  • Down Jacket
  • Water Bottles ( Reusable)
  • Water Purification
  • Warm and comfortable trekking Socks
  • Necessary Undergarments
  • Flash Light
  • Head Lamp
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sun Hats
  • First Aid Box
  • A well fitting Trekking Backpack
  • Bag Cover
  • Sun Glasses
  • Lip Balm
  • Inner thermals
  • Woolen Caps
  • Warm Gloves
  • Rain Jacket
  • Neck Gaiter
  • Sweater
  • A pair of slippers
  • Trekking Poles ( It helps for maintaining balance)
  • Energy Bars or Snacks (Dried Fruits)
  • Tissues and Towels
  • Sunscreen
  • Wet Wipes
  • Sanitizer
  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Mobile and Camera
  • Portable Charger
  • All the permits and identification documents
  • Maps ( It can be useful for navigation)

Training and Exercises Required for Everest Base Camp Trek With Helicopter Return

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Trekking in Everest Base Camp requires a certain level of physical fitness. In this trek you are required to walk a variety of trails, ascent and descent. So, training yourself well is very essential before embarking on this journey. By training yourself you can improve your fitness level, develop stamina, develop your mental health, reduce risk of any possible injuries and improve your ability to perform daily activities. It will help you conclude the trek safely as intended. Some training and exercises you can incorporate before starting the trek are as follows – :

Strength Exercises

Strength exercises include gentle exercises which help you to improve your health and mobility, helping you to make your daily life easier. Being consistent with your exercise can help to enhance balance, lessen any discomfort and improve the strength required for the trek. Some examples of strength exercises you can incorporate are as follows – :

  • Squats
  • Step – Ups
  • Plank
  • Toe Stands
  • Gripping
  • Deadlift
  • Glute Bridge
  • Walking Lunges
  • Calf Raises
  • Bicep Curl
  • Overhead Press
  • Toe Stands
  • Push -ups
  • Pull -ups

Cardiovascular Exercises

Cardiovascular Exercise is important for staying fit throughout the trek. It helps to enhance the oxygen level of the body and improves the circulation system and metabolism. Incorporating cardiovascular exercises is essential for boosting the immune system and improving energy levels. You should always start the cardiovascular exercises slowly and start with gentle and easy going movements. Some examples of cardiovascular exercises, you can incorporate are are follows -:

  • Walking
  • Jogging
  • Dancing
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Jumping Rope
  • Hiking
  • Rowing
  • Climbing Stairs
  • Jumping Jacks
  • Golfing
  • Martial Arts

Balance Exercises

Balance Exercise helps to improve stability, develop a balance making it easy to trek as trekking requires you to walk through a variety of uneven terrains. It is essential to increase the flexibility of the body. Some of the balance exercises are -:

  • Single Leg Stands
  • Side Lunges
  • Heel to Toe Walk
  • Yoga Poses
  • Balance Beam Walk

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Take Care of Your Nutrition and Stay Hydrated

It is highly recommended to maintain a healthy diet for better energy levels. Trek requires you to cover a lot of distance on foot which requires a good amount of energy. Incorporating nutritious food in your diet is required for building stamina which is essential for trekking. Consume right calories which will help you to sustain and maintain your energy level throughout the journey. Make sure to carry energy snacks, dried fruits as they are easy to carry and will help you to gain energy during the journey. It is recommended to carry a reusable water bottle and refill it often. Drink enough water and stay hydrated to minimize the risk of altitude sickness.

Do Your Research

It is extremely essential to stay prepared for all the challenges once you decide to embark on this journey. Having knowledge about the kind of trails you are walking on, the difficulty level of trek, the weather conditions of the region will help you to conclude the journey smoothly as intended. Before embarking on any journey, especially while trekking you must know about the routes, and decide if you can take up the journey or not.

Researching also will help to gain proper understanding of the local culture and rules that need to be followed while exploring the region. Doing your own research helps you make more informed decisions. Being aware about the potential obstacles will help you be well prepared to find effective solutions and increase your problem solving ability.

Stay Well Informed About All the Rules

Following the rules and the relegation is extremely important during the trekking. You should be well informed about all the guidelines and need to follow them accordingly. Make sure to follow the designated routes, trek slowly, be respectful to the locals and obtain the necessary permits. Make sure to bring vital documents like your passport, visa etc.

Check Weather Forecasts

Weather in the mountain region can change quickly so it is essential to be prepared for any changes and make plans accordingly. It is advisable to embark on trek only checking the weather conditions and be ready to adjust your schedule if required. You should look for reliable sources or take advice from the experts before and during trekking. Make sure to pack essential items, especially the rain gear and protect it from moisture to have a safe trekking experience. Make sure to follow your guide’s advice as they are knowledgeable about the weather conditions and challenges and will inform you if it’s unfavorable to trek on any day.

Communicate Well With Your Guides

Initiating communication with the guides is essential for smooth completion of the trek. Guides are well experienced and have all the knowledge about the terrains, the paths and the possible challenges. Thus, communicating with guides can ensure you the much needed assistance. They will inform you about the challenging terrains, about the distance you need to cover in a day, and listen to your concerns. Communicating well will also help guides to know about your preferences so that they can make the arrangements accordingly.

They will share the interesting stories and facts about the culture, customs and tradition which will help you to develop a better understanding of the region. Interacting throughout the journey makes the trek engaging, interesting and enjoyable.

Safety Tips for Helicopter Return

After completing your trekking you will be returning from the helicopter. You will be rewarded with the enchanting views of the beautiful landscapes and snow covered mountains. Your eyes will be blessed witnessing the natural beauty of the stunning landscapes through the helicopter. While on a helicopter, there are some safety rules which are essential to ensure a safe tour.

Some of the safety guidelines for the helicopter return are as follows :

  • Fasten your seat belt.
  • Put your cell phone on flight mode during the flight.
  • Follow the instructions given by the helicopter crew.
  • Be informed about the emergency procedures.
  • Make sure to stay well hydrated.
  • Be well informed about the emergency exits.
  • Inform the helicopter crew in case of any discomfort.
  • Avoid smoking and drinking during your flight.

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