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Everest Base Camp Trek

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time-raw15 days
Starting point
Kathmandu airport

Hike to the basecamp of the highest mountain on earth. This is a spectacular journey as well as a personal challenge defeating the altitude and oneself. Take in the majesty of the area and Mt Everest. An experience which will leave you humble and full of amazing memories.

What to expect?

The Everest Base Camp Trek is the adventure of a lifetime, a journey for those whose dreams fly higher than even the clouds. Miles from cars, conveniences, and daily luxuries, you'll saturate your spirit in natural beauty and stretch your personal endurance beyond what you thought possible. The path begins in ancient Kathmandu, where you'll acclimate and explore the city at your leisure while anticipating your ascent. Your trek to Everest Base Camp at 5,364 m (over 3.5 miles!) to the base of the world's tallest mountain will bring you over suspension bridges spanning chasms of thin air, through hidden Buddhist monasteries, and into the heart of the warm, rugged Sherpa culture. As you travel alongside thrill seekers and photographers from all over the globe, you'll spy Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu - three of Earth's 10 tallest peaks! You'll rest easy at night in cozy, traditional teahouses knowing that you experienced, knowledgeable guides and porters are there to ensure the safest, most enjoyable, most fascinating experience possible. You'll support local economies, discover hidden strengths in yourself, and make both friends and memories that will last a lifetime.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and Pre-trip meeting.
Day 02: A full day recreational tour of Kathmandu, the capital valley.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 3-4 hours trek
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438 m/11,280 ft): 5-6 hours trek
Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870 m/12,694 ft): 5-6 hours trek
Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5-6 hours trek
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Dingboche.
Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 5-6 hours trek
Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft) from Lobuche, visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): 6-7 hours trek
Day 11: Trek from Gorak Shep to Pherice (4,288 m/14,070 ft) via Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft): 7-8 hours trek
Day 12: Trek from Pherice to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 f) t: 6-7 hours trek
Day 13: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800 m/9,186 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 14: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu: 30 Min Flight
Day 15: Departure day: transfer to the international airport for your final departure!!

What is included?

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private luxury vehicle In Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation in 3-star hotel for three nights in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner with cultural program.
  • All ground transportation in a comfortable private luxury vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) Staff costs, including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Farewell dinner with cultural program
  • Luxury Holidays Nepal’s trekking bag/duffel bag, Sleeping bag, T-shirt and trekking map.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS) Medical kit (carried by your trek leader) All government taxes and official expenses.

Excluded in the Cost

  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu and in trekking days (Meal costs about 3 -7 dollars per item depending on the place where you eat).
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • For Solo traveler: Extra USD 300 is applicable.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • City sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Hot Shower / Batteries charge / Heater during the Trek.

Is this experience for me?

  • Days will include 5-7 hours of hiking, often uphill.
  • Everest basecamp is at 4940 meter altitude. Walking and staying at this altitude may cause some discomforts participants need to be aware of.

What do I need to bring?

**Checklist for Trekking
** The following checklist should help you with your packing for any of our trips. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your clothing, equipment down to a minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weigh no more than 15 kilograms (33 pounds.) Please remember this is just a checklist and you do not necessarily need to bring everything that is listed below. Use your own experience and judgment to make your decision.

➺Light and expedition weight thermal tops
➺Fleece jacket or pullover
➺Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
➺Waterproof shell jacket (preferably breathable fabric)
➺Lightweight thermal gloves
➺Underwear (4)
➺Shorts (2)
➺Lightweight cotton long trousers/pants
➺Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
➺Sun hat or scarf
➺Warm fleece hat or light balaclava
➺T-shirts (2)
➺Thin, lightweight (inner socks) (4)
➺Sunglasses with UV protection
➺A Sleeping bag rated to 0 degrees (3/4 season)
➺Headlamp (e.g. Petzl) spares bulbs & batteries
➺Small padlock to lock trek bag
➺Basic First Aid Kit (see First Aid Medicine below)
➺Plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
➺Daypack (35-40 liters/2500-3000 cubic inches)
➺Camping mattress, e.g. thermosets pad
➺Water bottles (2)
➺Small wash towel
➺Footwear appropriate to the trip
➺Waterproof shell trousers/pants (preferably breathable fabric)
➺Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
➺Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
➺Fleece or wool trousers/pants
➺Trekking/Hiking boots with spare laces
➺Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
➺Footwear for around camp, e.g. running shoes and/or sandals
➺Gaiters (optional)
➺Telescopic trekking/ski poles (optional)

This list is only a guide. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment. Use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you.

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: Fee of 15% if cancelled 48 hours before event or less.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.
  • The tour guide has the right to make decisions regarding changes to the tour or the itinerary to ensure the safety of the participants at any point.

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