Tengboche Monastery Trek and Heli Fly Out Trip Highlights
- Getting there at Lukla, a small remote mountain airport and the beautiful town of Lukla immediately provides you with ample cheerfulness to start with.
- Walking on the legendary trekking trail through the Sherpa village with splendid views of dramatic landscapes and deep gorges is astonishing.
- Getting to Namche Bazaar, the capital of the Khumbu region through several suspension bridges is daring and adventurous.
- Khmujung, one of the biggest villages in the whole region at the base of the holy mountain, Mt. Khumbiyela is another highlight.
- Tengboche monastery is essentially a place to stay overnight with its extravagant mountain views at 360 and the visit to the monastery is very soothing with the warmth of hundreds lit butter lamps and Buddhist monks chanting.
- Tengboche is not the oldest monastery but one of the very active where almost all trekkers and expedition climbers pay a visit to receive the blessing for a safe trip.
- It is indeed interestingly outstanding to fly in a Chartered Helicopter to the Base of the World’s highest mountain, Everest.
- Your helicopter tour awards you the most extraordinary view of high mountains, deep valleys, gorges, and colorful landscapes from the bird’s eye view.
Tengboche Monastery Trek and Heli Fly Out also known as INSTANT EVEREST TREK is one of the most fascinating trips. This 8-day trip offers you the best of Everest that follows the renowned historic trail of Everest Base camp. When it comes to trekking in Nepal, the region of Everest always leads its way offering you marvelous Everest Trekking packages. It indeed has so much to offer to its travelers from an easy trek to extreme climbing. Despite being a very short trip, the Tengboche Monastery Trek and Heli Fly Out delivers an instant view of Everest and its neighboring mountains. Travelers would enjoy and have as much thrill as those doing Everest Base camp as it presents grandiose visibility.
This 8-day trip is the shortest Everest trek that transfers you so close to the high snow-capped mountains and into the most picturesque Everest setting. It is indeed a great opportunity to perceive the best of the world's highest mountain within a short period of time. Though a short trip it has the potential to deliver absolute contentment.
The beauty of Tengboche Monastery:
Tengboche Monastery, also known as Thyangboche Monastery, is a significant Buddhist monastery. Situated at an altitude of 3,867 meters (12,687 feet) Tengboche Monastery is considered one of the most important monasteries in the Everest region and holds great religious and cultural significance.
The monastery was founded in 1916 by Lama Gulu, who was a reincarnation of the famous saint, Rongbuk Lama, from Tibet. It is believed that the monastery built by lama Gulu was shattered by an earthquake in 1934 and was later rebuilt. Unfortunately, it was again damaged by fire in 1989 but was reconstructed with the help of the local Sherpa community and international assistance.
The monastery serves as a crucial religious center for the Sherpa community. Furthermore, it is an important stop for trekkers and mountaineers in the Everest region.
Visitors to Tengboche Monastery can experience the serene and spiritual ambiance of the monastery. They can further enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, and gain insight into Sherpa culture and Tibetan Buddhism. Tengboche Monastery is nestled amidst the awe-inspiring Himalayan mountains, including the iconic peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. The panoramic views of these majestic mountains provide a breathtaking backdrop to the monastery and create a truly awe-inspiring setting.
The monastery itself is a remarkable architectural masterpiece. Built in the traditional Tibetan style, it features intricate woodwork, vibrant murals, and ornate decorations. The exterior is adorned with colorful prayer flags fluttering in the wind, adding to its visual appeal.
Tengboche Monastery is a sacred place of worship and meditation for Buddhists. It is the spiritual center of the Khumbu region and plays a vital role in the religious and cultural life of the Sherpa people. The monastery is home to a community of monks who follow the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. Their chanting and prayers create a serene and tranquil atmosphere that is conducive to spiritual contemplation.
Tengboche Monastery hosts several annual festivals and religious ceremonies that attract devotees and visitors from all over the world. The most famous festival is the Mani Rimdu festival, a colorful and vibrant celebration that involves masked dances, religious rituals, and blessings. Witnessing these cultural events adds an extra layer of beauty and cultural immersion to the monastery experience.
Tengboche Monastery is a significant stop along the popular Everest Base Camp Trek. Trekkers often make a pilgrimage to the monastery to seek blessings for a safe journey and enjoy the stunning surroundings.
Tengboche Monastery Trek and Heli Fly Out Summary:
Tengboche Monastery Trek and Heli Fly Out cruise deep into the Dudh Koshi Valley through the beautiful Sherpa community. An electrifying flight to Lukla airport and a trek to Phakding among ample prayer walls inscribed with ancient Tibetan chants is spiritual. We ascend to the Capital city of the Khumbu region, Namche Bazaar. Namche itself is a town of attraction that has all the luxury in the middle of nowhere which is unbelievable. This trip gives travelers the experience of trekking and Helicopter sightseeing which is certainly outstanding.
The highlight of the Trip is being at the Tengboche Monastery. Located at the lap of the high Himalayas, Tengboche offers a worthy view of Everest and its neighboring mountains. Furthermore, the visit to the Monastery is very spiritual. It’s a monastery where almost all mountaineers before climbing any peak including Everest pay homage with butter lamps and holy scarf (Khada) and take the blessing from the high Lama (Monk).
Finally, the next morning after breakfast, the tour to Everest Base Camp in a Helicopter is something very exceptional. Eventually, flying back to Kathmandu through the valley and foothills of Everest offers a grand vista of the entire region.
We also offer Everest Base Camp Heli Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Heli Trek which offers diverse trekking and flying experience.