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Everest Base Camp Trek

14 Days
  • Jeep, Bus, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 5,416 metres
  • Kathmandu
  • Feb, Mar, Apr & May
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Spanish, French, Chinese
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-10
  • 14
  • 62

Overview

The Everest Base Camp trek is a legendary adventure that takes trekkers to the base of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest (8,848 meters / 29,029 feet). Located in the Khumbu region of Nepal, this trek offers a unique opportunity to witness some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes and immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture. It’s a challenging yet incredibly rewarding journey that attracts adventurers from all around the world.

Highlights

  • Trek to the world-famous Everest Base Camp
  • Enjoy the amazing view of the Himalayas from Kala Patthar
  • Travel through the Sherpa villages of Namche, Khumjung, Khunde, and Dingboche
  • Visit Tengboche the biggest and oldest monastery n the region.

Itinerary

Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Meet your trekking guide and fellow trekkers for a pre-trek briefing and orientation. Get familiar with the trek details and necessary preparations.

Take an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small mountain airstrip. Begin your trek to Phakding, passing through picturesque villages, lush forests, and along the Dudh Koshi River.

Continue trekking to Namche Bazaar, a bustling Sherpa town and a major trading hub in the region. The trail offers stunning views of Mt. Thamserku and other peaks.

Spend a day in Namche Bazaar to acclimatize to the higher altitude. Explore the town, visit the Sherpa Museum, and enjoy panoramic views of Everest and its neighboring peaks

Trek towards Tengboche, famous for its beautiful monastery and stunning vistas of Everest, Ama Dablam, and other peaks.

Continue the trek to Dingboche, surrounded by stunning landscapes and glacial valleys.

Another acclimatization day to help your body adjust to the higher altitude. Optional day hikes can be taken for breathtaking views.

Trek to Lobuche, with the Khumbu Glacier and the beautiful Khumbu Icefall coming into view.

A challenging day as you hike to Gorak Shep and continue to Everest Base Camp. Witness the awe-inspiring Khumbu Icefall and spend some time at the base of the mighty Everest. Trek back to Gorak Shep for the night.

Early morning hike to Kala Patthar for breathtaking sunrise views of Everest and its neighboring peaks. Descend to Pheriche for the night.

Trek back to Namche Bazaar, descending through beautiful landscapes and passing Sherpa villages.

Continue descending to Lukla, where you'll celebrate the successful completion of your trek with your trekking team.

Take a scenic flight back to Kathmandu, where you can spend the day exploring the city and its cultural landmarks

Day 14 :
Departure

Your memorable Everest Base Camp trek comes to an end. Depart from Kathmandu with unforgettable memories of the majestic Himalayas and the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people.

Cost

The Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

FAQs

What is the Everest Base Camp Trek?

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a popular hiking route in Nepal that takes you to the base camp of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. It offers breathtaking mountain scenery, Sherpa culture, and a chance to witness some of the world’s most stunning landscapes.

How difficult is the trek?

The trek is considered to be moderately challenging. It involves long hours of walking each day, and the altitude can make it more demanding. However, it is achievable for most people with a good level of fitness and some trekking experience.

When is the best time to do the Everest Base Camp Trek?

The best time to undertake the trek is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season (March to May) and post-monsoon (autumn) season (September to November). During these months, the weather is usually stable, and the skies are clear, offering the best views of the Himalayan peaks.

Do I need to be physically fit for this trek?

Yes, a reasonable level of physical fitness is essential for the Everest Base Camp Trek. It involves walking for several hours each day on challenging terrains and dealing with altitude. Prior training and regular exercise will help you better prepare for the trek.

Do I need any permits to trek to Everest Base Camp?

Yes, you need two permits: the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or Lukla before starting the trek.

Do I need a guide or a porter?

While it’s not mandatory to have a guide or a porter, having one can enhance your experience. A guide can provide valuable information about the region, culture, and help with navigation. A porter can carry your heavy backpack, allowing you to focus on enjoying the trek.

What are the accommodations like during the trek?

Accommodations along the trail are basic but comfortable. You will find teahouses (lodges) offering rooms with shared facilities, such as a common dining area and shared bathrooms. Blankets are usually provided, but it’s recommended to bring a sleeping bag for added warmth.

Is altitude sickness a concern during the trek?

Yes, altitude sickness is a significant concern, as the trek takes you to high altitudes above 5,000 meters (16,400 feet). Proper acclimatization is crucial, and it’s essential to follow your guide’s advice. Drink plenty of water, walk at a steady pace, and be prepared for symptoms like headaches, dizziness, and nausea.

What should I pack for the Everest Base Camp Trek?

Pack essential clothing, trekking gear, sturdy boots, a first-aid kit, water purification tablets, and personal items. It’s best to travel light and carry only the essentials. Be sure to pack warm clothes as temperatures can drop significantly at higher altitudes.

Can I trek to Everest Base Camp solo?

Yes, you can trek solo, but it’s safer and more enjoyable to go with a guide or a group. Having a guide ensures you won’t get lost and can assist in case of any emergencies. Trekking with a group also offers companionship and shared experiences.

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  • Professional Local Guide
  • Jeep, Bus, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • 5,416 metres
  • Kathmandu
  • Feb, Mar, Apr & May
  • Eco-Tour, Hiking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Spanish, French, Chinese
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2-10
  • 14
  • 62