- duration 15 days
- tour type Private
- minimum participants 2
- age requirement 12+ years old
- max group size 20
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Scenic Mountain Flight over the Himalayas.
- Step to the base of the World's highest mountain; Mount Everest.
- A Beautiful Gokyo village One of the Highest settlements of the world.
- Explore giant Khumbu region and authentic Sherpa culsture.
Enjoy stopovers at picturesque Sherpa villages, set against the magnificent backdrop of the snow-capped giants. Interact with the locals while basking in the natural splendour of the Himalayas.Trek through the Dudh Koshi to its source the Gokyo Lake which is to the west of the Everest Base Camp, giving you the benefit to summit Gokyo Peak (5,483 m) and offering a fantastic panoramic view of Cho Oyo, Everest and Makalu.
Day 1: Fly to Lukla (2,804m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610m)
Day 2: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m)
Day 3: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day.
Day 4: Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680 m)
Day 5: Trek to Machherma (4,470 m)
Day 6: Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m)
Day 7: Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,483 m) and Back to Gokyo
Day 8: Trek to Thangna (4,500 m)
Day 9: Cross Cho La pass (5,300 m) and Trek to Dzongla (4,710
Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m )
Day 11: Trek to EBC (5,365 m) and Back to Gorak Shep (5,180 m)
Day 12: Hike to Kala Patthar (5,555m) & Trek Down to Pheriche
Day 13: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m)
Day 14: Trek to Lukla (2,804m)
Day 15: Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
- Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
- Experienced, professional, first-aid trained, license holder English speaking mountain guide
- All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
- The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
- Down Jacket and sleeping bag (which need to be returned after the trek).
- Accommodation in lodges and guesthouses (Mostly twin sharing and occasional dormitory style) during the trek
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for guide, and driver.
- Everest National Park Permit and Tims Permit for trekking.
- Domestic air tickets and domestic airport tax to/from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
- Free duffel/kit bag, sun hat (Gifts from Ace the Himalaya).
- Certification for the trip after the trip completion.
- All government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu (can be arranged upon inquiry).
- Travel insurance, which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (costs roughly USD 10 to USD 15 per person per day).
- Nepal Entry Visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD or equivalent Nepalese currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and USD 100 respectively. Please bring 1 passport size photo).
- Tips for trek guides, tour guides, and porters (Tipping is customary).
- Any other expense, which is not mentioned in the 'Price Includes' section.
- Personal trekking Equipment.
- Earn US$ 44+ in travel credits.
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
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.
- Are there bag weight restrictions for the small aircraft flight from Kathmandu to Lukla?
How much should my backpack weigh?
A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.
- Do I need a porter?