Trip Highlights
  • Enjoy the refreshing trek all the way to Thame and explore its monasteries
  • Enjoy the nearest and most pure views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam
  • Get refreshed and mesmerized with a thrilling helicopter ride leading to Everest Base Camp
  • Relish the environment offered by the amazing Kongde
  • Experience the cultural way of life of the Sherpa community in Namche Bazaar

Everest Kongde Helicopter trek offers nomads the sentiment of glory while hiking on Everest with the 7 Days Everest Kongde Helicopter Trek Itinerary. Also known as Everest Yeti’s trail, the trek has warm nature with the generosity of the Sherpas and the happy faces around, it is sure that you will have the luxurious and joyful Kongde Helicopter Trekking 2022-2023. The Everest Kongde Heli Trek package puts forward one of the exciting rides in the helicopter journey around the peaks which are renowned all over the world from the Cho Oyu 8,201m, Lhotse 8,516m, Makalu 8,481m, and Everest 8,848m which are respectively known for adventures like Cho Oyu expedition, the amazing Lhotse Expedition, the spellbinding Makalu Expedition and finally Everest Expedition.

Those who have an eagerness to explore the most popular trekking region within a limited time, there can be no better choice than this surreal Everest Kongde Heli Flight Trek

Everest Kongde Heli Hike

The Everest KongdeHeliHike venture begins as you are welcomed to the land of Kathmandu; one can view the majestic Himalayas and the gorgeous terraced fields. There the pace is followed by a full-day exploration of the three sacred sites like the Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and the Patan Durbar Square. This day does not overload the time where you are able to maximize your time in Kathmandu. Although most people tend to spend an hour, you can spend as much as you prefer at each temple as this tour is private for you in this Everest KongdeHeli Flight Trek. At one of our recommended local restaurants, you will stop for lunch. Out from an astonishing morning, after an early breakfast, we head towards Lukla on a steep mountain runway where we can begin our actual Everest Kongde Helicopter Trekking Journey.

The Everest Kongde Helicopter Trek Route

We then precede our hike towards the Dudh Koshi River where we stay for an overnight in the Phakding on a well-marked trail as a part of the Everest KongdeHeliTrek Trip. We get from Phakding and we then are on our Everest Kongde Helicopter Trek Route to Namche Bazaar, which is the village of the essence for the Sherpas. Namche Bazaar used to be a tiny village but has grown in a size to be fitted in the inflow of the trekkers and is now the informal capital of the Sherpas. Namche Bazaar is mostly open to catering to the needs of the trekkers. Also known as the Museum of the Sherpa Culture internationally which is close to your lodge, there are the traditional villages of the Khumjung and the Kunde, and these places are highly recommended for a visit. We then will head towards Thame from Namche while following the Everest KongdeHeli Trek Map. The journey gets exciting as we explore Everest Base Camp through a thrilling helicopter ride which will be a little different from the adventure of Everest Base Camp Trekking.

The wonders of Hiking Everest Kongde Heli Ride

We ascend through the forests of the pine, and bamboo to reach Kongde Peak where we get to see the peaks of the AmaDablam, Everest, and the Lhotse. Including four of the six highest peaks Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, and Everest, we are treated to the majestic sight of the entire Khumbu Valley while acclimatizing at Kongde. Today after an early breakfast, you will be picked up at the Kongde instead of trekking back all the way, between the Himalayas in a private Everest Kongde Helicopter trek and tour. One shall get amazing sights of the peaks like the Kantega 6,782m, Thamserku 6,623m, Lhotse 8,516m, Nuptse 7,861m, and the Ama Dablam 6,812m while Hiking Everest Kongde Heli Ride. You will be moved to your hotel upon arrival in Kathmandu where you can relish and rest in the afternoon. And the journey is completed here.

Everest Kongde Heli Trek Helicopter Model

The Everest KongdeHeli Trek Helicopter Model which is hired for this helicopter ride adventure to Everest Base Camp is AS 350B3e Airbus Helicopters H125. The model is well-known for its amazing potential and light features which are perfectly suitable for high altitudes. The Helicopter has the ability to carry 5+1 seats and can surely work up to 23000ft. You need not worry about your safety since highly experienced helicopter pilots will be conducting the flight.

Best Everest Kongde Heli Trekking Season

This adventure is best witnessed during friendly seasons with clear views through trekking as well as Helicopter Riding. So, the best time for Everest Kongde Heli Trek Holiday is known to be the months of February to May which fall under the spring season, and also the time of late September to early December which is known for coming under the autumn season which is regarded as the best Everest Kongde Heli Trekking Season. Monsoon and winter are known for their harshness and challenges in the route but still, with proper planning and preparation, one can choose these seasons as well.

Everest Kongde Heli Trek Difficulty Level

With just ten days in the itinerary and an average level altitude in comparison to other treks in the region, the Everest Kongde Heli Trek Difficulty Level can be regarded as easy or even moderate depending upon one's experience of trekking. But you do not need any prior experience in trekking or hiking or any other adventure for undertaking this trek and Heli ride adventure. Any novice adventurer can surely join the journey to Kongde.

Why choose Nepal Nomad for Everest Kongde Heli Trekking Adventure

Nepal Nomad specializes in different traveling genres in the country and has been doing so for more than a decade. Nepal Nomad is composed of highly trained and professional team members with guides having proper training on emergency evacuation, map-reading, and first-aid care. We also use the best available helicopter for journeys like the Everest Kongde Heli Trekking Adventure. We are ready to guide and help you choose the best Everest Kongde Heli Trek Departure if you are interested in the undertaking.

Itinerary

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Out from an astonishing morning, after an early breakfast we head towards Lukla on steep mountain runway where we can begin our hike. Keep your camera close to get a window seat on the left hand side of the plane. On clear days with the majestic views of the Himalayas, the flight will take you in and between the mountains. Through the local villages, you will hike for the brief distance to the local villages. Allowing one to get used to the higher elevation, having an easy first day is intentional. We then precede our hike towards the Dudh Koshi River where we stay for an overnight in the Phakding on a well-marked trail.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla

We get from Phakding and we then are on our trail to Namche Bazaar, which is the village of essence for the Sherpas. Namche Bazaar used to be tiny village but has grown in a size to be fitted in the inflow of the trekkers and is now the informal capital of the Sherpas. Namche Bazaar is mostly open to the catering for the needs of the trekkers. Namche Bazaar once was a trading center on the route from Tibet to Nepal despite the fact Namche still follows the tradition of a happening hospitality. You will get comfortably acclimatize as you spend two night in or around Namche.

Out from crossing couple of bridges we head towards the suspension bridges where we cross over the DudhKoshi River. There is entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park just below the village of Monjo which was set for the preservation for the fragile mountains environment (your fees will be covered by the Guides). One can get the first glimpse of the mountains if the weather is clear. One will arrive at the Sherpa capital of the Namche Bazaar, after a steep of the 40-60 minutes of ascend.

Also known as the Museum of the Sherpa Culture internationally which is close to your lodge, there are the traditional villages of the Khumjung and the Kunde, and these places are highly recommended for the half excursion. With the bird’s eye view over the Namche across the valley to the serrated crest of the Kongde range, there is a majestic peak of the Thamserku which rises as the backdrop. There is a fantastic view of the AmaDableam which is one of the beautiful peaks of Nepal, and of Everest and Lhotse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440m

Today is one of the rest days to sleep and relax. Tucked away from between the two crest and the high peaks of the Khumbhu where there are tea shops, souvenir markets etc. It is definitely one of the great places to spend for acclimatization.

Built by the Sir Edmund Hillary, today we head towards the Khunde Hospital or suggest you to take a one hour walk up to the Everest View Hotel for astonishing peaks like the Nuptse, Lhotse, Everest and Ama Dablam where we can see the majestic sights from the Sherpa Culture Museum.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440m

On the day forth, we march towards Thame which is a short hike. There we will do some explorations and continue the process of acclimatization with slower steps. We stay at an elevation of 3,820 meters for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thame
  • Altitude: 3800m

Following the path on the south side of the Bhote Koshi River through the fine village of the Pare, we have two challenging trekking days where we start with our descent of 30 minutes.

We then ascend through the forests of the pine, bamboo to reach at the Kongde Peak where we get to see the peaks of the Ama Dablam, Everest and the Lhotse. One is unlikely to see this many trekkers on the new path made for the Yeti Mountain Home Lodge. For the next two nights in Kongde we check into our accommodation. The lodge has spectacular as it is located at the 13,943 feet with amazing view of the valley to Namche. With the sunset on the world’s highest peak out of the window, the restaurant bar serves delicious cuisine where one can relish this view.

At Kongde, one can accommodate into this lodge and then relish for one of the amazing sight for panoramic sight of the complete Khumbu region and the peaks like the Ama Dablam and the Everest.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kongde
  • Altitude: 4250m

We have an early start to see the best sights for those who prefer to make trip to the FarakRi which is at an altitude of the 5000m. To reach the top of this viewpoint peaks, it will take us about two to three hours. Including four of the six highest peaks from the Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu and Everest we are treated to the majestic sight of the entire Khumbu Valley. With the beautiful sights of the Khumjung village and the Namche, we take a lunch and acclimatize for further walks and relaxation.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kongde
  • Altitude: 4250m

Today after an early breakfast, you will be picked at the Kongde instead of trekking back all the way, between the Himalayas in a private helicopter tour. One shall get amazing sights of the peaks like the Kantega, Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse and the Ama Dablam.

You will be moved to your hotel upon the arrival in Kathmandu where you can relish and rest in the afternoon.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations, and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food and acommodation (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience and Insurance needed for conducting Everest Kongde Helicopter Trek

There are no given criteria that are required as experience to conduct the Everest Kongde Helicopter Trek. Anyone whether with experience or without experience in trekking can join the venture. The insurance needed for Everest Kongde Heli Trek is Emergency evacuation insurance, trip cancellation insurance, and medical insurance.

Pre-trip meeting for Everest Kongde Heli Hiking

The team of Nepal nomad organizes a meeting prior to our trekking venture in Everest which is inclusive of all the members of the adventure so that it is easy to clear doubts and plan as well as discuss accordingly.

Accommodation and Meals in the Everest Kongde Helicopter Trekking Trip

The standard of the accommodation will usually be of basic level including bathroom services which need to be shared along with the fireplace in the dining area. It will be a friendly place to share a comfortable stay. Three timely meals will be provided in the journey which are breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with your preferred tea or coffee.

Responsible Travel and Means of Commute in the Everest Kongde Heli Trek Journey

We make sure that our presence doesn’t harm the natural as well as the social environment in any regard and in that way, we conduct responsible travel. The means of commute used in the Everest Kongde Heli Trek Journey are Airplanes, Private Vehicles, and helicopters.

Altitude Sickness in the Everest KongdeHeli Trekking

In the case of altitude sickness, there are three stages that can occur during adventures to higher altitudes which are; Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). We make the most of our exercises in the acclimatization days in the itinerary to tackle the risk of altitude sickness.

A normal day in the journey of Everest Kongde Heli Hiking

A normal day begins with a fresh set of breakfast of your preference and then we head for the day’s trek according to the itinerary. On the way, we enjoy delicious local lunch and again head for our overnight destination which we will reach before it gets dark.

FAQs

The permits required for undertaking Everest Kongde Helicopter Trek are Sagarmatha National Park Permit, Local government’s permit and Trekker’s Information Management System card (TIMS).

Nepal nomad shall conduct best actions for the given emergency to safeguard you and your journey which is indeed the top priority, with the use of emergency rescue, first-aid care as well as map-reading training in the field.

The accommodations which include toilets in the lodges and hotels of the Everest Kongde Heli Hiking Journey a are of basic standard and usually have to be shared. However, that too will be difficult to spot in the off-beaten journey, and thus, we prepare accordingly.

Generally, basic level equipment is used in the Everest Kongde Helicopter Trekking Venture and since only professional gear is usually available on rent, the Everest Kongde Helicopter Trekking Equipment might not be available on rent.

Yes, the Everest Kongde Heli flight trek package is absolutely available for solo travelers, and in the company of the Nepal Nomad team, it is totally safe for any gender.

The communication service won’t be as strong as in the lower altitude areas, in the Everest Kongde Heli trek route, and is dependent upon the area as well as its geography along with weather conditions. Thus, we need to remain flexible during the trip.