Everest Base Camp Trek - Kathmandu

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Departure Details :
    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the worlds great iconic walks, also a common way to get to the base camp of the worlds highest peak Mount Everest 'Mother of the Mountains'. Everest Base Camp Trek is the lodge-based trek, experience breathtaking mountain views, glimpse the lives of world famous climbers (Sherpas), in the world heritage of Sagarmatha National Park and visit the Buddhist monasteries of the highlands. The trek also gives you the opportunity to set foot on the epic journey of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. Our Sherpa guide will take you to lap of the highest mountain in the world. This also includes climbing Kala Patthar to enjoy the panoramic view of huge Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Icefall, Mt. Everest and other Himalayan peaks. There is nothing that stops you to feel the power and grace of the mighty mountains.

Know More about this tour

You will be provided a room in a tourist standard hotel, while you are in Kathmandu. During your trekking, you will be provided room in teahouses. Please be informed that you will be sharing the room at teahouses. Please also note that the Everest region is located at far from the maddening crowd, therefore, teahouses may not be as much sophisticated as one finds them in town.

We will provide government registered, well-trained English Speaking guide, who holds enough knowledge about responsible tourism and ecofriendly tourism. We will also provide assistant guide who is ready to help you every situation.

We will provide a porter is provided to every two of you, and he will be carrying not more than 25kg.

The overview of the trip is:

Day 01: 
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trek preparation day

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) & trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft), 3-4hrs

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,283ft), 5-6hrs

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche

Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche(3,867m/12684ft), 4-5hrs

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,358m/14,295 ft), 5-6hrs

Day 08: Acclimatization day at Dingboche

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,928m/16164 ft), 5-6hrs

Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m/16,929ft) & hike to Everest Base Camp (5,320m/17,450ft) 6-7hrs

Day 11: Early hike to Kala Pathar (5550m/18,204ft) & Trek back to Pheriche 6-7hrs

Day 12: Trek to Kyanjuma(3,500m/11,480ft), 5-6hrs

Day 13: Trek to Khumjung to Monju (2,850m/9,348ft), 6-7hrs

Day 14: Trek to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), 4-5hrs

Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 16: Departure from Kathmandu

Inclusions

  • All airport transfers 
  • Tourist Standard Hotel in Kathmandu for 2 nights with breakfast 
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner
  • Ground transport by car
  • Flights Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • All airport taxes 
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park permit and TIMS)
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Full meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) followed by a cup of Tea/Coffee during the trek  
  • Iodine/Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water 
  • All mountain accommodation (5 nights private room with independent bathroom/hot showers and remaining Soft, comfortable, twin sharing private room with shared toilet)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes 
  • Trekking equipment such as down-filled sleeping bag and duffel bag

Exclusions

  • Monument fees in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu except for welcome and farewell dinner 
  • Deserts (cakes, bakes, and pies)s 
  • Additional Hot Drinks 
  • Bottled drinks 
  • Boiled/mineral water 
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower 
  • Wi-Fi 
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Tipping to driver and trekking crew

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Accommodations and Meals:

You will be provided a room in a tourist standard hotel, while you are in Kathmandu. During your trekking, you will be provided room in teahouses. Please be informed that you will be sharing the room at teahouses. Please also note that the Everest region is located at far from the maddening crowd, therefore, teahouses may not be as much sophisticated as one finds them in town.

We will provide only breakfast while you are in Kathmandu and three course meals while you are on trek. This means you will be taking breakfast and dinner at teahouse you stay and lunch in the mid of your trekking. Since the Everest region is geographically a remote place, you will be provided only selected but hygienic and organic local foods such as Nepali dal bhat, Tibetan soup, and bread, porridge etc.

Briefing of the Tour:

You will be briefed about the trek, you will be given information file, and importantly introduced with your guide.

Trekking Crews:

We will provide government registered, well-trained English Speaking guide, who holds enough knowledge about responsible tourism and ecofriendly tourism

We will also provide assistant guide who is ready to help you every situation.

We will provide a porter is provided to every two of you, and he will be carrying not more than 25kg.

We get our crews life get insured.

Certificate:

After the trek is over, you will be provided with ANTA adventure certificate.

Size of Group:

Trekking Group Size of our group can range from two people to ten people. In case you want to travel alone, do not hesitate to write to us. We will plan accordingly. In case, you more than ten people, please do let us know so that we can develop and improvise plans and itinerary.

Acclimatization:

Trekking to the Everest Region is as much difficult as it is technical. We give special priority to its technical sides as well. For this, we have designed an itinerary to allow you get acclimatize naturally. We know the particular location you need to stay for rest, and the particular distance you need to walk slowly and so on. In case you get high altitude sickness, we have crews who know how to deal it effectively and smartly.

How to respond to Altitude Sickness?

Please do carry Diamox (Acetazolamide)

Please consult your physician

Please keep on informing our crews if you feel uneasy

Please do walk in the group so that you can help each other

Travel Insurance:

We would like to recommend you to get your trekking insured. Since you are trekking in probably one of the wildest and challenging routes, you need to be cautious of anything inevitable. You may need helicopter evacuation and get your trip canceled. You may get injured and get your baggage theft and so on.

Permits and fees:

The government local body charges some small amount of fee for every you make to the World Heritage sites, National Park, restricted areas along climbing. The price we charge includes all the fees.

Flight Delay in Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
Twin Otter and Dornier is the primary mode of transport to and from the airstrip at Lukla. This service is fairly dependable. Sometimes, flights (to and from Lukla) may be cancelled due to mountain weather conditions or technical problems. In such case, Amazing Nepal will charter a helicopter to ensure you are on schedule for your international flight. The helicopter can fly if the visibility is 1500m, while the twin otter can fly if the visibility is 5000m, as per Nepals Civil Aviation rules.

The cost of the helicopter is payable directly to our Kathmandu office in the event that this service is utilized. US cash, travelers cheques, or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards only) are accepted. You will be given a receipt upon payment so that you may claim the amount from your travel insurance. The minimum cost will be US$500 and maximum US$3500 depending on the number of group members.

It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek. When you arrive a day earlier, you will have time to rest as well as time to buy trekking equipment. Similarly, it is best to have some extra days after you have finished your trek because your flight to Kathmandu/Lukla might be canceled due to bad weather. So all together it is recommended to have a few extra days beside the trip schedule so that you dont miss your International Flight.