Everest Base Camp Trek Cost USD$1500 is in effect at Himalayan Wild Treks while it may range at other local and international companies. Everest Base Camp Trek Cost is the sum of Permits, Both way flight tickets, Accommodation, TIMS Cards, Staff Wages, Meals and drinks. We thoroughly design client-friendly stretchable Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary and Everest Base Camp Trek Google Map depending on your queries and time you have in hand. This cost does not include your personal expenses, trekking gear fee, visa fee and travel insurance. The best times for Everest Base Camp Trek is Autumn (September, October, November) and Spring (February, March and April).
Everest Base Camp Trek offers the most unique experience of being in the courtyard of the world’s highest peak Mount Everest (8848m) that was first climbed by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenjing Norgay Sherpa in 1953. You will have once in a lifetime experience of having your precious moments spent in the lap of the top of the world. You will cherish the unique Sherpa culture and tradition, rarest of the flora and fauna, captivating beauty of the mountains and world famous glaciers and lakes in the Everest Region, which is famously entitled as 'The Mountain Kingdom' of Nepal.
Everest Base Camp Trekking starts after the sightseeing in Kathmandu, approximately forty minutes of flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, The Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek– 15 Days continues a path to Namche (3440m), a Sherpa settlement famously known as “The Gateway to Mt.Everest”. We have a day’s acclimatization at Namche Bazaar to physically prepare ourselves for physical adjustment into Everest Base Camp comfort Trek- 15 Days’ higher altitudes. Thereafter, the adventurous trail meanders via Tengboche (3867m), Dingboche (4410m), Lobuche (6119m), Goraksep (5164m) to world famous Everest Base Camp (5380m). In the Estern Horizon, majestically towering Kala Patthar (5644m) offers all-round view of the Everest area including the best close-up of Mount Everest (8848m). Then onwards, the trail traces back via the same places all the way back to Lukla (2860m), the formal ending point of the trekking. From Lukla (2860m), we take a flight back to Kathmandu (1400m) for the final departure.
Additional information for Everest Base Camp Trekking: The luxury lodges alongside the path in the settlements of famous Shepa people welcome trekkers offering a warm hospitality, that makes the trekkers feel at home. The panoramic vista of the Himalayan Range including four of the world’s highest peaks Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Makalu (8481m), and Mt Cho Oyu (8201m) seemingly touching the blue sky is breath-taking. In addition to exotic Buddhist monasteries, Tengboche Monastery for example, the picturesque settlements inhabited by kind and sturdy Sherpa people and the sightings of rarest of the flora and fauna in world heritage site Sagarmatha National Park are the major attractions. Enigmatic view of Khumbu Ice Falls (5486m) and moraine and Khumbu Himalayan glaciers that you go through offer an indescribable treat of Himalayan adventure.
Everest Base Camp Trekking is world famous trekking destination where the temperature descends from the mid December till the end of the January. At the peak the approximate temperature fluctuates around -37*C and at the base camp it is around– 17*C and as Chola Pass and Gokyo ri are compared, they have slightly lower but fluctuating temperature. February to May and September to November are the best seasons for the Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek– 15 Days.
Himalayan Wild Treks Pvt. Ltd is one of the prominent trekking agencies in Nepal with group of experienced and committed professionals. Do grant us opportunity to be a mediator in your life time adventure of The Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek– 15 Days
Everest Base Camp Comfot Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding [2,652m/8,700ft]: 3 - 4 hrs
Day 04: Phakding - Namche Bazaar [3440 m/11,280 ft]: 5 - 6 hrs
Day 05: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day
Day 06: Namche Bazzar to Deboche[3820m/1253ft]: 5 - 6 hrs
Day 07: Deboche to Dingboche [4360m/14304ft]: 4 - 5 hrs
Day 08: Dingboche- Duglha [4,600 m/15,090 ft]: 3 - 4 hrs
Day 09: Duglha - Lobuche [4940 m/16,207 ft]: 2 - 3 hrs
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 11: Gorak Shep- Kala Patthar - Pheriche [4280 m/14,070 ft]: 8 - 9 hrs
Day 12: Pheriche-Pangboche-Tengboche- Namche Bazzar [3,440 m/11,280 ft]: 6 - 7 hrs
Day 13: Namche Bazaar - Lukla [2,800m/9,186ft]: 6 hrs
Day 14: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15: Final Departure
Accommodations in Kathmandu and Trekking:
The team will take an accommodation in a three star hotel in Kathmandu. Nirvana Hotel will be the right choice for that matter, where the accommodations are available in double-shared basis. However, single supplement with slightly increased price can be provided depending on the demand of an individual. Himalayan Wild Treks can arrange rooms with attached bathrooms that have cold and hot water running 24/7 for shower and other purposes. However, there are teahouses that have shared washing and toilet arrangements during the trekking. Also, it is worth noting that single rooms are rare to find at higher elevations.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements for Everest Base Camp Trek:
This trek being a moderate of sort requires a good health of a person with ability to walk on the trail for at least five to seven hours carrying a light backpack. Walking at higher elevations require more physical stamina than at lower elevations but since this is an average route anyone with good health, willingness to walk and passion for travel can enjoy it. For the warm up, physical orientation needed for this elevation can be gained through various exercises that can be done prior to the commencement of the journey. In addition to the sound condition of heart, lung and entire setting of a body, past hiking experiences will be a plus point. Besides, it is advisable that those with any past health problems have to make sure that are medically able to walk on the trail. It is also advised that you inform Himalayan Wild Treks of any conditions before booking the trek.
Meals in Everest Base Camp Comfot Trek:
Typical Nepalese food is the specialty we will relish on our journey in addition to the international cuisine that is Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian and so on. Breakfast and dinner will be provided according to menu that is in the lodge or a guest house. As for the lunch, it will be provided on the way to the next destination. All meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner, will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners.
Best Time to Travel in Everest Base Camp Comfot Trek:
As for the propitious seasons to carry out the trekking in the Everest Region, the suggestable time would be September to November and March to May. During these times, the visit will be showered with the arcane beauty of the nature and the outstanding landscape views. To avoid the traffic, you can choose any of the times from December to February. It is also to be informed that during the winter the temperature here goes down low that poses challenges to the travelers. Except for botanists, the trekking in this region in monsoon or summer that is from June to August can be impacted by the rain.
Highlights of Everst Base Camp Comfort Trek- 15 Days:
Visiting historically and culturally iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu prior to a scenic flight to famous Tenzing-Hillary airport, Lukla opens up a traverse to Namche Bazaar (3440m), known world wide as the Gateway to Everest (8848m). Having been encompassed in the World Heritage Site Sagarmatha National Park, this trail offers the rarest of the alpine flora and fauna in the world. The exclusive vista of the mountain ranges from Dingboche including Ama Dablam and Everest (8,848) is surrealistically phenomenal.
The world famous Sherpa ethnicity and culture and the warm hospitality received at different places in Everest Region makes trekkers feel at home. Tengboche Monastery and the highest glacier on the planet Khumbu icefall(17km) are another tourists icons here. The breathtaking view of magnificent mountains like Makalu, Cho Oyu and Lhotse are extraordinarily spectacular. Kala Patthar is reputed for the best clos-up view of Mount Everest and other exotic peaks in the proximity. The rare experience of being in the Everest Base Camp brings happiness in emotional and spiritual lanes.
Difficulties for Everest Base Camp Trekking– Most part of the journey is in the mountain, however, this trekking does not require climbing expertise and super fitness. Trekkers with average fitness and commitment are capable of doing this trekking with ease. With that said, acute mountain sickness (AMS) is something not to be underestimated. The steep rugged terrain can be mildly challenging at times but any novice trekker with basic hiking experience can do this trekking.
Weather and best season in Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek– Spring obviously gives the calmest weather and tourist flock to Everest during this season. Summer would not be suggestible for it is often wet , cloudy and slippery whereas Autumn offers crystal clear sky with extraordinarily good weather and for that reason it is the most popular time. During the winter, on the other hand offers clear weather, however, the temperature drops to -20 and -30 but trekkers still enjoy exploring this trail in this season.
Why Everest Base Camp Comfort Treks ?
Everest Base Camp Comfort Treks is luxury trekking that disseminates the best service of all the trekking packages organized in the Everest Region. In terms of accommodation, we provide best selected hotels which provide rooms with attached bathroom. A-grade quality service will be provided by our experienced and professional staffs on the trekking. We use only the best and most professional and certified staffs for this trekking, who provide hygienic food and a chocolate Bars will be given each day. Moreover, you can choose food from menu as well. All the fresh fruits will be taken from Kathmandu.
Included in the Cost
✅ Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
✅ 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
✅ Teahouse accommodation during the trek
✅ All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
✅ Welcome and farewell dinners
✅ All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
✅ Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathmandu)
✅ Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
✅ Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
✅ An experienced, English-speaking and government licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
✅ Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
✅ Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
✅ Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
✅ All necessary paperwork and trekking permits -(National Park Permit, TIMS)
✅ Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
✅ All government and local taxes
Not Included in the Cost
❌Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
❌Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
❌Travel and rescue insurance
❌Cold Drinks and Alcohol
❌Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
❌Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver
What to Bring
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.