Kathmandu to Mount Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days

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5.0 Based on 9 Reviews
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  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Private
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 10+ years old
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Trek to the base camp of Mount Everest
  • Travel through the heart of Sherpa country, past highland villages and ancient monasteries
  • Fly to Lukla. See the Himalayas if the day is clear
  • Enjoy amazing views of the mountains from Kala Patthar
Follow the footsteps of legendary mountaineers Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary during this 12-day Everest Base Camp trek. Journey through one of the world's best trekking routes while enjoying amazing scenery of the Himalayas.

The Everest Base Camp trek is popular among passionate trekkers around the world for several reasons. While some like traversing a high-altitude landscape with thin air, others enjoy the dense, colorful forests, roaring rivers, gigantic glaciers and majestic icefalls that they encounter along with way. However, all fall in love with the sight of the majestic Himalayas that they see all along.

This trek starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla from where you will follow the well-worn trail that takes you to the base camp of the world's highest mountain via Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche and Lobuche. Enjoy panoramic views from Kala Patthar before starting your journey down. For more details, please go through the itinerary below.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 9 reviews
  • Sarik Frankish
  • From Australia
  • On Jul 22 2019
5 - Excellent
Piece of Paradise
“Everest is such a wonderful place to be in. Trekking in this region was a dream to me and I turned that dream into reality. Walking throught the villages and small sherpa settlements made me feel so blessed. With himalayan scenery, the trekk was much smother. The sherpa was so friendly and welcomed me by all their hearts. The guide also helped me alot to achieve the dream of being in the foot hill of the mighty everest. This trek has been a experience that will remain for my life.”
  • Henry Barrett
  • From England
  • On Jul 13 2019
5 - Excellent
The best journey of my life so far.
“Started in 2nd may 13 people our group from USA with guides narayan n gok started our journey to Everest base camp. When we got to lukla we met our Sherpas to carry our bags. We got luck to have good weather and of course very informative guides added up the journey to know the Sherpa culture and traditions. We were all good taken care. All trekking crew were on time when we needed. Thanks to Himalayan scenery treks for all the best provision.”
  • Sanosh Tomas
  • From Canada
  • On Jul 12 2019
5 - Excellent
Amazing journey
“We did the EBC trek in May 2019 and it was the most amazing experience I've ever had. This wouldn't have been possible without our guide Naryan and porters, Naresh and Madan. Naryan has a wealth of information about the Himalayas that he shared with us making the trek really interesting. He's also very attentive and monitored our heart rate and oxygen levels daily to ensure we're all healthy. Naresh and Madan helped carry our bags during the trek with a smile and managed to beat us to the destinations everyday.

I'd definitely recommended doing the Everest Base Camp trek and if you do, go with this company and ask for Naryan to be your guide.”
  • Rachel May
  • From Indonesia
  • On Jul 12 2019
5 - Excellent
Fabulous Everest base camp Treking
“Such an amazing experience. Made more enjoyable with our genuinely friendly and knowledgeable guide Narayan. This extends to Govinda our Sherpa both always there for great conversations and encouragement. We were looked after like friend's. Each day was explained and we had our oxygen and hearts checked every night of each stage. The tea houses were very accommodating and food a plenty. We certainly will return for other expeditions with HS. And hope to catch up again next year”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding
  • Day 2: Trek from Phakding 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: Rest and acclimatization day in Dingboche
  • Day 7: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche
  • Day 8: Lobuche – Everest Base Camp & back to Gorakshep
  • Day 9: Gorakshep – Kala Patthar and return to Pheriche
  • Day 10: Trek from Pheriche to Namche
  • Day 11: Namche to Lukla
  • Day 12: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Meals: 10 breakfast, 9 lunch & 9 dinner
  • Best available lodge accommodation during the trek on a twin-sharing basis
  • A highly experienced and helpful trekking guide
  • A trekking map, t-shirt and a duffel bag
  • A first aid medical kit as well as an oximeter to check your pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation during the trek
  • A trip achievement certificate
  • In the worst case scenario, we will help you with all rescue and evacuation arrangements
  • Government taxes
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porters
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa for 30 days can be obtained by paying USD 40
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • International airfare
  • Expenses that are personal in nature like internet, phone calls and hot showers during the trek
  • Travel insurance
  • USD 20 in local government taxes
  • Snacks /drinks
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
  • Porters
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CANCELLATION

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

Other Practical InformationPlease note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even cancel the itinerary or any part of it if necessary due to safety concern. We try our best to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary. However, in case of an unpredicted event beyond our control, the team leader will make the final call.
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • 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.

  • 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 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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