Everest Base Camp trek

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5.0 Based on 18 Reviews
  • Trekking
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 12+ years old
  • max group size 22
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
  • +10
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Scenic mountain flight to Lukla
  • Amazing view of mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku,
  • Views of the Khumbu Icefall, Sherpa villages, Tengboche Monastery and Namche Bazar
  • Everest Base Camp and the vantage point KalaPatthar
The Everest Base Camp trek is famous world-wide and for good reason! It offers fantastic views of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest (8848m), a great trekking trail, comfortable or budget lodges, whatever suits your budget, an amazing mountain landscape, and a chance to sip tea with the famous Sherpas known for their climbing skills all around the world. Ever since Mount Everest was first climbed in 1953, the region has been popular among trekkers from around the world.

The EBC trekking trail weaves through the Khumbu region (also known as the Everest region), featuring adventurous slopes in the lap of Mt. Everest. The trek is not only naturally magnificent but also culturally significant, as it gives you firsthand insights into the lifestyle of the Sherpa people.

This EBC trek is also famous for stunning views of several 8000 meter plus Himalayan peaks that can be seen from various view points on different parts of the trekking trail. You will among others get good views of the following majestic mountains Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyu, and Mt. Makalu - all of which are sure to leave you breathless.

We kindly refer to the Itinerary for a day-to-day overview of route that we will take. Please also do not hesitate to get in contact with us here at Bookmundi if you have any questions.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 18 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • From India
  • On Nov 28 2019
5 - Excellent
Perfect view from Kalapatthar and exploring the Everest Base camp was just an amazing
“Perfect view from Kalapatthar and exploring the Everest Base camp was just an amazing. One day at Dingbocbe is best where we can go to island peak base camp via Chhukung valley”
  • Evgenia
  • From USA
  • On May 06 2019
4 - Very Good
EBC trek
“Overall experience was good. I originally signed for EBC and Gokyo lakes trek, but on the way up I realized that I'm not going to make it through Cho La pass. My guide Suman changed the plan right away for EBC trek only with going back different route so I still saw a lot. Suman was always trying to get me best accommodation and we didn't have problem with our flight from Lukla even when a lot of people got stuck there due to worsening weather. Only thing I wish there were a group. Nobody else signed up and I ended up going solo - not what I wanted but the trek still was great.”
  • Anonymous
  • From Philippines
  • On Feb 06 2019
5 - Excellent
Top of the world
“The Everest Base camp trek is one of the great adventure in the world. Difficult but can do . We did it , you can do it successfully.”
  • Noah Joseph Kapustka
  • From USA
  • On Jan 13 2019
5 - Excellent
Everest Base Camp Trek
“Bijay Lama (our guide) was by far one of the nicest guys we met in Nepal. He spoke English very well and was able to answer all of our questions regarding mountains, wildlife, Sherpa life, etc... He gave us recommendations on food, walking speed and breathing techniques depending on our location throughout the hike. I would highly recommend.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Monzo.
  • Day 2: Trek from Monzo to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 3: Rest and Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar
  • Day 4: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
  • Day 5: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche
  • Day 6: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche
  • Day 7: Lobuche to Ghorakshep and Trek to Everest Bsse Camp
  • Day 8: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapathar and down to Pheriche
  • Day 9: Trek from Pheriche- Khumjung Village
  • Day 10: Trek from Khumjung Village - Manjo
  • Day 11: Trek from Manjo - Lukla
  • Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport pick-up & drop-off by private vehicle.
  • All meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Seasonal Fruits
  • An experiences and government licensed Guide, his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, flights (Lukla to Lukla), equipments, and medicine etc.
  • Round Trip flight fare Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu
  • National Park permits.
  • TIMS (trekkers’ information management System.)
  • All ground transportation.
  • All our government taxes.
  • Equpment like sleeping bag , down jacket, if you do not have your own
  • A trekking route map
  • Medical supplies, first aid kit box, including Oximeter and pulse meter checker.
  • All official expenses
  • full insurence of crews
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Your travel insurance. (Compulsory)
  • International air fare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment
  • Hotel and activities in Kathmandu.
  • Porter if you need.
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CANCELLATION

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

Other Practical InformationPease bring: Duffel Bag (No Wheels or Rigid Frames) Day Pack (21L35L) Sleeping Bag (1°14°, Lightweight, Compressible) Rain Jacket (Hooded, Lightweight, Waterproof, Breathable) Rain Pants (Lightweight, Waterproof, Breathable) -Insulated Jacket -Fleece/Wool Jacket or Sweater -Fleece Pants -Long Sleeve Shirts (Synthetic, Lightweight) -Hiking Socks (Synthetic or Wool) -Sun Hat Fleece/Wool Hat Fleece/Wool Gloves Hiking Boots Headlamp with Fresh Batteries Day Pack Rain Cover Sport Sunglasses with U.V protection Sun Block and Lip Balm -Long Underwear Tops and Bottoms (Heavyweight, Synthetic, Colder Travel Periods) -Water Bottles (Two 1-Quart) or Hydration System Plus One 1-Quart Water Bottle -Long Underwear Tops and Bottoms (Midweight, Synthetic) -Hiking Pants (Convertible, Quick-Dry, Lightweight) ETC..... FAQ 1. Is this trekking difficult? The difficulty level of the trek entirely depends upon the trek you chose. If you happen to be trekking for the first time, or your physical condition does not permit you to (because of age or other medical conditions) you can always look for easy treks. Easy treks have shorter number of days, less distance to be walked in a day, and relatively lower altitudes. You do not have to have prior experience or knowledge to trek to these places. If you are adventurer and are looking for some thrill, you have plenty of options to choose from. Difficult treks have longer number of days. You will have to walk for 5-7hrs a day on an average and these treks are mostly situated in high altitudes. These treks also demand a good level of physical fitness. Unlike other product, trekking is not about more for better. The difficulty level has got nothing to do with the experience you can gain from a trek. Go for what you want to and what your physical ability will allow you to. Do not push yourself too hard. Trekking is not a competition. Its relaxation. 2. Is this trekking expensive? This entirely depends upon how much you are willing to spend on your trek. You can trek luxuriously by spending lavishly or you can backpack. It all depends upon how much your bank balance allows you to. You will get accommodation for as less as 3-4$ per night, or you can pay up to 60-1004 per night for luxury resorts. On an average, you will need not more than 10$ for a meal. If you are looking for economical places, you can eat 3 meals for 10$! But eating at such places come at a great cost of low hygiene rate. Bottom line: Nepal is not an expensive place when it comes to tourism. It is probably one of the places you can have the most economical luxury trek comparing to what a luxury trek would otherwise cost in your country! 3. What preparations should I make before trekking? It is always a good idea to involve yourself in doing physical exercises before trekking. Not that you have to be all athletic and muscular to trek. An average level of physical fitness will make the journey less stressful. Ending up with sore muscles, blisters, joint pain, and back pain can be very discomforting while trekking. This is unlikely to happen if you exercise beforehand. Start exercising at least a month before the trek. You can do cardio exercises like running, jogging, long walks, cycling and swimming. Carry a light backpack along with you to get used to it. Gym work out can be a good option too. Just don’t over-do it. If you are going on an easy trek, you need not be very physically fit. But prior exercising is still a good option. You will only make your journey more comfortable. 4. Do I need special permission to trek? You will not need trekking permits in any of the treks in the Everest region, the Annapurna region and also in the Langtang region. But you will have to pay entry fees while entering a conservation area or a national park. 5. Is drinking water easily available? Availability of drinking water is not the problem. The problem is the cost of it at higher altitude. As you gain height, the price of water rises up to 2-3$ per liter. An alternative way of getting drinking water is by having your water bottles filled in tea houses. Tea houses will provide you boiled water for about 0.4-0.7$ per liter. They are completely safe for drinking. Therefore, do not forget to take at least two water bottles with you. 6. What kind of food is available during trekking? Food is not of any concern while trekking. You will get all kinds of cuisines. For breakfast, tea houses will provide you with eggs cooked in your preferred style along with pan cakes, bread butter, roti, and so on. Various other dishes like pizza, pasta, momo, chowmein and many more are also available. The most preferred dish is Dal Bhaat. It is a typical Nepali meal. Rice is served with vegetable curry, lentils, tomato chutney and meat curry. The best part- an extra helping will no cost you extra! The meal is highly nutritional. It will also keep you fueled for long walks. 7. What kind of accommodation should I expect? Accommodation depends upon the type of trekking you are going for. There are two types of trekking 1. Tea house trekking: You will be spending your night in tea houses. Tea houses are local lodges and hotels. They are small and comfortable enough. Most rooms are shared with two small cots that have mattress, pillows and sheets. If you need spare blankets, you can always ask for it. The rooms have attached bathroom, western flush designed and shower. You will have to pay for hot shower and electricity. Dormitories are also available and a very low cost of about 3-4$ per night. These come with common toilets and bathrooms. The cleanliness of the rooms may not live up to your expectations. Bring your own pillow if possible. Conjunctivitis is a common case you might fall sick of. 8. What are the risks associated with trekking? Trekking is an extreme sport and does come with a lot of risks. Some unavoidable risks are avalanche, heavy rainfall, earthquake, landslide and other such natural calamities. You might fall and injure yourself or catch some viral flue. The deadliest risk of trekking is AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness. This sickness occurs when a great altitude is gained and the body fails to adjust to the changing pressures associated with it. Anyone can fall a victim of the sickness and if not treated in time, it can be fatal. 09. How to avoid Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)? There is absolutely nothing you can do to prepare your body for altitude sickness. But yo can take few precautionary measures to avoid it. They are- 1. Attain height gradually and slowly 2. As you cross over 2000meters, reduce your number of walking hours and walk slow 3. Dri
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • 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.

  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    In response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. Please check the government travel pages and advisories of your home country and the official website of the Nepal Tourism board here.

  • What happens if someone gets altitude sickness, does the rest of the group continue on?

    It depends on the situation. Sometimes, altitude sickness can be treated and the trekker may wish to continue. If not, the rest of the group can continue on if they want and the sick person can descend.

  • 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. 

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