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Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar Trekking

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5 Based on 51 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Private and Group
  • age requirement 10-79 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 5554 meters
  • Tour Code BM-39374
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Get close up, panoramic views of the world's highest mountains from Kalapatthar
  • This special itinerary is designed for budget travelers but includes all the best sights
  • Trek in Sagarmatha National Park, listed in UNESCO world heritage sites
  • Explore the oldest and biggest monastery of the Everest region
This 12-day Everest Base Camp Trek is a special itinerary designed for budget travelers seeking to explore the base camp of mighty Everest. This popular trek is filled with breathtaking scenery, traditional Sherpa villages and culture, mountain vistas, and a grand display of magical glaciers and centuries-old monasteries. We will be hiking through magical Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site.

The first trip highlight is an adventurous small-plane flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (make sure to sit in the left-side seat to enjoy the first glimpse of the Everest region!). Lukla offers a fresh mountain environment, fascinating green rolling hills, and a distant view of snowy peaks. Other highlights include a hike to Kalapatthar — a vantage point where we can witness Everest from the closest possible distance — and a visit to Tengboche Monastery, a large and sacred monastery in the Khumbu region.

This trek is fully guided by experienced local guides and ensures proper acclimatization before gaining altitude. This is the best way for non-elite trekkers to get close to the highest mountain in the world!
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding
  • Day 2: Phakding – Namche Bazaar
  • Day 3: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
  • Day 4: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche
  • Day 5: Tengboche – Dingboche
  • Day 6: Dingboche acclimatization day
  • Day 7: Dingboche – Lobuche
  • Day 8: Lobuche – GorakShep and Everest base camp
  • Day 9: Gorak Shep – KalaPatthar Back to Pheriche
  • Day 10: Pheriche – Namche Bazaar
  • Day 11: Namche Bazaar – Lukla
  • Day 12: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • All meals during the trek: 10 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches and 10 Dinners
  • Teahouse accommodations and meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trek. Fresh, seasonal fruits if available at the tea house.
  • Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle.
  • Round flight tickest (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu)
  • An experienced, English speaking and government licensed trekking guide and assistant guide ( if 6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • EBC trekking route map
  • All the necessary trekking permits and paperwork
  • All the governmental and local taxes
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (if you dont have your own) to be returned after the completion of the trip
  • Medial kit (carried by your trek leader)
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • porter
  • Tourist Standard Hotel ktm
  • 3 * Hotel in Kathmandu
  • 4 * Hotel in Kathmandu
  • 5 * Hotel in Kathmandu
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International flight fare
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Meals and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Rescue and medical assistance if needed
  • Services not mentioned in the 'Included' section or set as optional
  • Porter to carry your bag during the trek
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 60 reviews
  • Yulia
  • On Oct 11 2022
5 - Excellent
Excellent service and very friendly experience.
We had a trek in Everest region spring 2021 and they organized everything for us: Entry documents, accommodation in Kathmandu, many other supports before, during and after the trip. Excellent service and very friendly experience.... Read more
  • Geo Georgeta
  • On Sep 25 2022
5 - Excellent
We will definitely come back
The Everest Base Camp adventure in September was extraordinarily spectacular, these people were extraordinarily involved in our journey to make everything possible. THANKS to the owner, the guide and the porter who carried the... Read more
  • Leecheeong
  • On Sep 22 2022
5 - Excellent
I will keep good memories of this travel
The owner from the agency was really helpful from the start and always available.He planned everything for me and I did not need to worry about anything.I felt welcomed from the start to the end.As I am a single woman travelling,... Read more
  • Yesee Naja
  • On Sep 20 2022
5 - Excellent
I truly recommend this company.
We went to Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days, it is a great experience for us.The owner was very friendly, taking care and supporting everything that we need to trek.I truly recommend this company for everyone who looking for... Read more
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CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Other Practical InformationClothing Summer hat/ Winter hat Hiking skirt/ hiking trousers Beanie Neckband Light breathable trousers Full sleeve T-shirt or shirt Woollen sweater Pair of socks Down jackets Waterproof jackets and pants Hiking boots or sports shoes Gear Hiking backpack Bottle Water purification pills Trekking map Trekking pole Compass Sleeping bag Camping equipment Scissors lighters/matchsticks Rope Personal equipment Soap Shampoo Tissue paper Toilet paper Towel Hanky Nail cutter Lip Guard Sunscreen Moisturiser Toothbrush Toothpaste Deodorant / perfume Optional equipment Watch Camera Phone Notebook Selfie stick Documents Passport size photo Photocopy of passport and passport Visa Permit Citizenship Medicine and first aid kit Diamox 250mg (altitude sickness) Paracetamol (painkiller) Imodium (diarrhoea) Clotrimazole cream (skin infections) Crocin (fever) Zintac (acidity) Disprin (Headache) Bandages Handiplasts Adhesive Tapes Crocin Dettol Everest Base camp short packing list for female Everest base camp short trek is a perfect and adventurous trek for female trekkers. There are still some people who think that females cannot climb mount Everest and cannot go for the long trekking. But in every stage female proves that they are the best than men. So we are discussing some important hiking equipment that makes female trekker trek easier and safe. clothing Summer hat/cap Warm and thin scarf Pair of woollen gloves Full sleeve T-shirts or shirts Breathable underpants 2/3 pairs Breathable trekking trousers Wollen socks 2/3 pairs Sports socks 2/3 pairs Sports bra 2/3 pairs Hiking boots/ shoes Down jacket Waterproof jacket Medicine Zintac (acidity) Diamox (altitude sickness) Naproxen Sodium (menstruation cramps) Panadol (menstruation pain during the period) Nonsteroidal (heavy period) Paracetamol (painkiller) Crocin (fever) Disprin (Headache) Bandages Handiplasts Adhesive Tapes Crocin Dettol Gear Head torch Hiking backpack Bottle Water purification pills Trekking map Trekking pole Compass Sleeping bag
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the required budget for a trip to Nepal?

    How much you spend in Nepal is largely decided by things you want to do in the country. A 5-day trekking trip in Nepal can start from as little at USD 400 per person. A weekend-long safari in Chitwan National Park is available at less than USD 200.

    On average, seven days in Nepal with accommodation and some or all meals included costs anywhere between USD 700 to USD 1500 per person. Good rooms at hotels in Nepal range from USD 25 to over USD 150 per person, per night, while around USD 1.5 a day can buy you three meals in decent restaurants. 

  • Is a visa on arrival available?

    Typically, yes. However, in response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in your own country before travel. For updated information on visas, please check the Nepal Tourism Board and the Government of Nepal Immigration websites.

     

  • How does it work with a porter?

    Generally, the porter will pick up the baggage in the morning and drop it at the hotel in the evening. You will not always be walking with your porter or have access to your bag during the day, while trekking. 

  • Is Asia open for tourists?

    Despite the initial fears of the Covid-19 pandemic, most Asian countries have managed to mitigate its effects. As such, many popular destinations throughout the continent are currently open for travelers with precautionary measures like mandatory vaccinations. A few countries, however, require newly arrived travelers to spend a couple of days in quarantine.

    As of February 2022, countries like Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia are officially open for vaccinated tourists without the need for quarantine. Meanwhile, India and Indonesia are two of the countries that may require you to quarantine for up to a week on arrival. However, Japan, Vietnam, and Myanmar are yet to open their doors to visitors.

     

  • What is the weather going to be like when I travel to Everest Base Camp?

    The weather in Nepal varies by season. For example, November to January is the dry season with sunny days, clear skies and usually no rain. However, on Everest Base Camp, the temperatures at this altitude will be cold, particularly at night. February to May and September to October is the most popular time to travel to EBC, with usually fairly dry and stable weather, although there may be the occasional shower. June to August is monsoon season in Nepal, but once you pass 3,000 meters altitude there is less and less rain. Check out our guide on the best time to visit Nepal for more on specific monthly climate and seasons.

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