Nepal: $1,989 Per Person for an 8-Night Everest Base Camp Heli Tour with Accommodation and Guide from Ace The Himalaya

Nepal: 8-Night Everest Base Camp Heli Tour

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The Experience

During this 8-night trek, travellers see and experience the magnificence of the Himalayas being connected to the mountains which surround the Everest Base Camp Heli Trek. The journey begins in Kathmandu while the trek departs from Lukla to Phakding on the third day. Explorers can absorb the landscapes of the Everest region, admire the ranges and summits bathing in sunlight. The main twist or attraction of this trip is, a helicopter ride from Namche Bazaar to Everest over Khumbu Valley and Glacier, Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar.

Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400 m). Overnight at a hotel.
  • Day 2: Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at a hotel.
  • Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2,804 m) and trek to Phakding (2,610 m) – 3 hours. Overnight at a guesthouse.
  • Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) – 5 Hours. Overnight at a guesthouse.
  • Day 5: Acclimatization hike around Namche Bazaar – 3 Hours. Overnight at a guesthouse.
  • Day 6: Trek to Thame (3,800 m) and return to Namche Bazaar – 5 hours. Overnight at a guesthouse.
  • Day 7: Scenic helicopter flight from Namche to Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar to Lukla. Overnight at a guesthouse.
  • Day 8: Fly back to Kathmandu in the morning. Overnight at a hotel.
  • Day 9: Depart from Nepal.

For full itinerary check here.

Highlights

Visit Namche Bazaar, the capital of the Sherpas and take a helicopter flight over Khumbu region, during this 8-night tour

What You Get

The Deal

  • $1,799 per person, twin share for an 8-night Everest base camp heli trek (up to $3,448 value)

    • Price is per person, based on twin share (two people travelling together)
    • Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Included in all options:

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private tourist vehicle
  • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast (single room supplement can be provided on request)
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek (mostly twin-sharing and occasionally dormitory)
  • Breakfasts in the mountains during the trek
  • Local Ace the Himalaya licensed English-speaking city tour guide and trekking guide
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry customers’ luggage during the trek (the tour provider assign one porter for every two guests.)
  • Entry fees for all monuments, parks, temples and monasteries mentioned in the itinerary
  • All surface transfer required in sightseeing tour
  • Everest National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking
  • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport
  • Helicopter tour in Khumbu region and drop off at Lukla
  • Free Ace the Himalaya duffel/kit bag and sun hat
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show on the second last day
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges

Excluded from all options:

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu and during the trek in the mountains
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with multiple entries for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, tourist Visa with multiple entries for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Personal trekking equipment (You can hire sleeping bag and down jacket from us at USD 25 per item for the duration of the trek.)
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected.)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in ‘included in all options’ section

Note: Private trip can be arranged as per guest request at the additional cost as stated below:

For 2 people – USD 650 per person For 3 people – USD 450 per person For 4 to 5 people – USD 340 per person

The Fine Print

How to Redeem



Must book 30 days prior to travel date

Fixed travel periods: 6, 13, 20, 27 Jan; 3, 10, 17, 24 Feb; 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Mar; 7, 14, 21, 28 Apr; 5, 12, 19, 26 May; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Jun; 15, 22, 29 Sep; 6, 13, 20, 27 Oct; 3, 10, 17, 24 Nov; 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Dec 2018

• Email to book: info@acethehimalaya.com

• Phone to book: 00977 1 442 3719

• Quote your full name, passport number, nationality, gender, preferred departure date and alternatives

• Attach PDF voucher

• Present printed voucher on arrival




Terms



• Deal is valid for 1 person based on 2 people travelling together (twin share)

• Customers can purchase multiple vouchers

• Vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay

• Minimum of 4 people required for a tour to depart

• Original value verified on: 3 Jan 2018

Groupon strongly encourages all travelers to check official advice available at safetravel.govt.nz prior to purchasing this deal

Travel insurance not included; customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover after booking

• Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Standard fine print which applies to all travel promotions


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