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Everest Base Camp Trek
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Everest Base Camp Trek

The classic route through the Sherpa heartland to the foot of the world's highest peaks on Earth

Namche Bazaar with Kongde HimalEverest Base Camp trek follows in the footsteps of the great climbing parties. Trekking through Sherpa heartland past cultivated fields and small villages, we follow the Dudh Koshi River before the hard work begins as we climb up to Namche Bazaar. Above the tree-line the scenery is stark but spectacular and fantastic views.

 

Everest Base Camp TrekThe incredible Buddhist Monastery at Tengboche is a photographer's paradise, set against the backdrop of Mt. Ama Dablam, Everest and other huge, snowcapped peaks. With time for acclimatization en route, our goal is Everest Base Camp on the Khumbu glacier as well as Icefall and the opportunity to climb Kala Pattar (5545m.) for a breathtaking view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse. Our descent, surprisingly fast, brings us back to Lukla and our panoramic flight back to Kathmandu.

Trekking Itinerary:

  • Hotels/Lodges
  • 12 Days Trek
  • Grade: Moderate plus
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 3 Nights Kathmandu & 11 Nights teahouse Lodges
  • Best Season: Winter, Spring & Autumn


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla 2800m. then trek to Phakding 2652m.
Trek Distance: 35 minute Flight, 8km approximately; Average Time: 2.5-3 hours
Day 03: Phakding – Namche Bazar (3440m.).
Trek Distance: 13km approximately; Average Time: 5-6 hours
Day 04: Acclimatization, hiking to Everest View Hotel (3790m.)
Trek Distance: 6km approximately; Average Time: 2.5-3 hours
Day 05: Namche Bazar – Tengboche (3867m.)
Trek Distance: 8 km approximately; Average Time: 5-6 hours        
Day 06: Tengboche – Dingboche (4260m.)
Trek Distance: 9 km approximately; Average Time: 5-6 hours
Day 07: Dingboche – Lobuche (5930m.)
Trek Distance: 8 km approximately; Average Time: 5-6 hours
Day 08: Trek to Gorakshep (5288m.) Explore Everest Base Camp (5357m.)
Trek Distance: 18 km approximately; Average Time: 8-10 hours.
Day 09: Morning hiking to Kala Pattar (5545m.) and return to Labuche.
Trek Distance: 8 km. approximately, Average Time: 7 hrs.
Day 10: Lobuche – Pangboche 3985m. or Tengboche.
Trek Distance: 11km Approximately; Average Time: 7 hours
Day 11: Pangboche – Namche Bazar.
Trek Distance: 9 km Approximately; Average Time: 7 hours
Day 12: Namche Bazar – Lukla 2750m. & transfer to Teahouse Lodge.
Trek Distance: 10 km Approximately; Average Time: 7-8 hours
Day 13: Lukla – Kathmandu by flight and transfers to Hotel.
Day 14: Kathmandu free.
Day 15: Last minute, transfer to Airport for your onward journey.

Everest Base Camp Trekking Cost:

USD 1510 per person. (If 1- 4 person in group)
USD 1463 per person. (If 5 - 7 person in group)
USD 1333 per person. (If 8 - 10 person in group)
USD 1311 per person. (If 11 - 15 person in group)
USD 1280 per person. (If 16 - 27 person in group)
USD 1170 per person. (If 28 - 40 person in group)
USD 1155 per person. (If 41 - 50 person in group)


Tea-house Lodge Trek Cost Includes:

  • All ground transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or tourist Bus. (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 3 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at tourist standard Hotel on Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • 3 Major meals; B/L/D (by Lodge menu) & accommodation at best available teahouse lodge during the trek en-route.
  • 1 English speaking trekking guide and necessary Porter. (1 Porter between two member)
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 10 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Trekking Permit, Khumbu area entrance permit and Sagarmatha National Park entrance fees.
  • Air Ticket: Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

 

The Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except those mentioned in the above program.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bag which must cover over minus -15 degree Celsius. .
  • Expenses of a personal nature.
  • Emergency evacuation (if required).
  • Drinks, except tea and coffee at cup system (if participants ordered in small/big pot while in trekking then guest must pay by themselves,
  • Soup in Lunch, Drinking boiled water, Mineral Bottle Water, Coca Cola, Bar bills Hot shower and hot water bags for night to keep warm inside sleeping bag.;
  • Airfare to & from your country.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees & international airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for trekking crews.

 

Note for every member:

  • Guest are require to bring 2pcs of passport size new photos and USD 30 for own expenses to apply the Nepal Visa. (15 days 30 USD & above 40 USD Per Person).
  • Nepal visa will issue at your upon arrival in Kathmandu at TIA airport.
  • Passport must have at least 6 months of validity during the entire travelling period.
  • There will be a surcharge of 4% if payment made by Credit Card for trip.

 

Trip Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation must be notified in writing to the office of “Cultural Treks & Expedition”. Cancellation charges shall be levied as follows:

  1. More than 15 days before departure: US $ 150 Per Person
  2. Less than 15 days before departure: Loss of deposit
  3. After starting the trip or trek: No refund

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