Everest Base Camp Trek is such an incredible adventure trekking trip that takes you to the Everest base camp, the base of the highest mountain in the world. Trekking through the trail that passes amidst mountain peaks, cultural villages, glacial rivers, and lovely vegetation is definitely an experience to take at least once in a lifetime. View of the mountain peaks like Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and several other mountains in addition to the 8,000 meters Lhotse and Everest makes this trip incredibly enchanting.
Everest is the region where the Sherpa community, the climbing heroes, lives. Trekking to the Everest base camp is also an opportunity to know the culture and lifestyle of these brave high-altitude heroes who make mountaineering possible. Apart from the culture and the mountains, you can also learn about the influence of Buddhism in the region. Thousands of trekkers trek to the Everest base camp every year as it keeps alluring people to enjoy the magnificence.
The Everest Base Camp Trekking begins with the scenic flight from Kathmandu to the marvelous hill town of Lukla after the completion of necessary documentation in the office of Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition. With the gentle trekking introduction on the second day after the trek to Phakding, the real trekking in the Everest region begins. We traverse through the rich Sherpa hub of Namche Bazaar, culturally rich settlements of Tengboche, the highest around the year settlement of Dingboche as well as the higher altitude stoppages of Lobuche, Gorakshep and Everest Base Camp and trek back to the initial trekking point of Lukla. The natural, scenic and biological as well as cultural diversity and up close view of humongous Himalayas gives us the euphoric feeling.
The Everest Base Camp Trekking demands reasonable fitness and ability to walk through steep gradients besides an average walk of 5-6 hours per day besides mental endurance. Prepare for the trek with cardiovascular training such as cycling, swimming, hill-climbing and walking for enjoying the trek to the utmost level. Join hands with Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition for professional expertise, carefully planned itinerary and best possible customer service and trekkers’ security. We believe to serve our clients with the best.
- What Will You DoDay 01: Welcome to Kathmandu
Day 02: Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly From Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding
Day 04: Trek From Phakding to Namche Bazar
Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazar
Day 06: Trek From Namche Bazar to Tengboche
Day 07: Trek From Tengboche to Dingboche
Day 08: Acclimatization Day at Dingboche
Day 09: Trek From Dingboche to lobuche
Day 10: Trek From Lobuche to Gorakshep and to Everest Base Camp
Day 11: Trek From Gorakshep to Kalapatthar and to Pheriche
Day 12: Trek From Pheriche to Namche
Day 13: Trek From Namche to Lukla
Day 14: Fly Back from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15: Final Departure Day
- What To Expect- Adventure Trek in the Everest region
- Cultural sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
- Amazing views of the Himalayan peaks in the Everest region
- Beautiful Himalayan trekking experience
- Joy of being at the Everest Base Camp
- Panoramic view with never-seen-before sunrise over the Mt. Everest from Kalapatthar
- What Is Included- Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
- Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
- Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
- Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
- One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide
- Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment
- Accident insurance for all staff
- Himalayan Scenery trekking map, Trekking T-shirt and duffel bag for trekking
- Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
- First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
- ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
- Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements
- Government taxes & office service charge
- What Is Not Included- Personal Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
- US $ 20 Local Government Tax
- Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
- Hot showers during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment
- WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free
- Gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
- Know Before You Go- Travel Insurance
It is a condition while booking treks and tours with us that travelers/trekkers/climbers must be protected by insurance themselves that covers cancellation, accidents, health, emergency evacuation, and loss of items, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects.
All costs for emergency evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay the costs on your behalf. It is important that any insurance policy issued to cover emergency evacuation for climb/trek/tour does not exclude alpinism or mountaineering.
Note that if you are traveling in Nepal and doing various activities like trekking, climbing, and expeditions with Himalayan Scenery Treks then the travel insurance is mandatory. The Travel Insurance must cover both the medical and emergency evacuation cost. We recommend that your insurance is worth a minimum of USD 100,000.
Some of the key points that your insurance policy should cover are listed below:
- Emergency Evacuation Cost
- Medical expenses and hospital benefit
- Personal accident and liability
- Canceling and cutting short your holiday
- Delayed departure
- Scheduled airline failure
- Personal belongings and baggage
- Personal money, passport and travel document