Everest Base Camp Trek

Nepal

Everest Base Camp is the darling spot of the trekkers because it has all the facets of the trek. The base camp is soulful and gives you all the vibes that you want in the corner of the world. It is inspirational, and it meets your emotional value, such as the association of man and the mountain. It creates a bond between you and Everest. Everest Base Camp Trekking is memorable, and it has the must-see places for trekkers. These are the bottom lines of our Everest Base Camp. The central theme of our Everest Base Camp Trek shows you the jaw-dropping view of mountains. This will be experiential. Everest Base Camp Trek takes you to the Traditional Sherpa Villages. It seems that this tradition is an inevitable part of the trek. Some villages date back to hundreds of years, and they have a rich history. As the trekking trail traverses their villages, you will be touched by their hospitality, and as you visit the historic Tengboche Monastery, its magical interior design will take you to the peak of happiness. The trekking trail is peppered with variants, such as hills, valleys, mountains, rivers, pasture, waterfalls, and the ancient cultures and traditions that are touristy. There are many viewpoints that the Everest Region boasts, and Kalapathar, one of the vantages, offers an exceptional view of the world's highest mountains. When the first rays of the sun hit the snow-covered mountains, the view is impressive. Aim to soak up this awe-inspiring view that will multiply your happiness tenfold. From the top, as you overlook, you will see the sweeping view of the Nature that consists of beautiful landscapes. Everest Base Camp Trek is the source of beauties and adventure that will meet your objectives. Want to hike like an enthusiast trekker, Travel Max Guide takes you above your expectations.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal (1,400 m)

Welcome to the Land of Himalayas, and also the City of Temples- Kathmandu Valley. To receive you, our staff will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport. You can notice him, holding company signboard. After that, will transfer you to the hotel. If you have some spare time, you can walk to the street of Thamel. A company representative will meet you and explain about the trip in detail.

Meals: no meals

Accommodation: Hotel

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Today, after breakfast, head to the domestic airport. Enjoy a scenic mountain flight to Lukla. See the wonderful Himalayas, including Everest. Next, we trek to Phakding along with a trekking guide. As you trek, you see Mt Nupla (5885m) Kusum Kanguru (6367m), and Mount Kwongde Range. En route, you come across Dudh Kosi Valley.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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Today, you enter the Sagarmatha National Park. See the cascade of waterfalls. Follow the trekking trail that goes uphill and downhill. Villages are widely prevalent with flowers, such as Rhododendron, Magnolia, and fir. Intermingling with nature, you head to Namche. On the way, you get an ample opportunity to see the mountains.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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Acclimatization means an adaptation for tomorrow's higher altitude. For the ultimate view of the mountains, head to the Everest View Hotel. This is a short hike, and hiking is always strenuous in the Everest Region. The view of the mountain is impressive. You will see a 180-degree view of the mountains, and you will not regret it.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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Stop to look at Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and a close-up view of Thamserku that catches your eyes, and make your way to see the iconic bird, that is, pheasant. You will pass through the pine forest and Tengboche. No matter how tired you are, the historic monastery of Tengboche mitigates your pain.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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After a fortifying breakfast, make your way to Chortens, mani walls, and Dingboche. The main attraction is the superb view of Ama Dablam. Walk down the trekking trail and cross the confluence of the river. Keep following the steep trekking trail that will take you to Dingboche.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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This will be your second acclimatization day hike up at the elevation of 5,100 m. After breakfast, we will walk to the Nagerjun (5,100 m), a hill located on the flanks of the Chhukung Valley directly above the Dingboche. This walk will lead you to the high and step low for sleeping. You can see the spectacular views of Lobuche East (6,119 m), Lobuche West (6145 m), Taboche Peak (6367 m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685 m) and Ama Dablam (6856 m). If the weather is clear you can see the world's fifth highest mountain Makalu including the great views of Pheriche Valley. After having some rest and fun, the descent back to the Dingboche. It will take nearly 2 hours. After having lunch, you can have a rest and a sunset view.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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Along the trekking trail, you will discover the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, the amazing view of the mountains, and the memorials of the Everest Climbers. This is one of the few places in the world where you will see the great view of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori, and Mahalangur Himal.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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Today, our top priority is to visit the Everest Base Camp. Hit to the narrow and rocky path. Next up is an area from where you can detour. Your guide will tune with the original trekking trail. Pay a visit to the Italian Pyramid. You also hit rocky dunes, moraines, and streams. After you swallow the beauty of Everest Base Camp, you say farewell to it.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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When you reach the top of Kalapathar, you will find it full of life because it is the only place in the world for every Everest Lover. Kalapathar is a well-defined viewpoint. Above all, you will see a 360-degrees panoramic view of Mt Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and so on.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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Trek down to the forest that exemplifies rhododendron and juniper trees. Cross the prayer-flag festooned bridge on the Dudh Koshi River. Have lunch on the way. While trekking, enjoy the exclusive view of Ama Dablam. There are winding trails ahead. As you trek to see the last glimpse of Lhotse and Everest.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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Retrace and find out the steps that you have covered. Why not become overwhelmed and cherish at the distance that you have covered? Why not also take the last photo of the Everest Region? You might find this last scene as the awesome scenery of your life, after all, Everest Region is the iconic region, incomparable.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Lodge/Mountain Teahouse

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Leaving Lukla, you fly to Kathmandu where you can treat yourself with the facilities of urbanization. Find yourself amid something that you have missed. Splurge along the streets of Thamel. Soak up the best cuisines that Kathmandu offers before you leave Kathmandu.

Meals: Breakfast & dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

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Today trip concludes. A company representative will take you to the airport for departure in a private vehicle.

Meals: Breakfast

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FAQs

It’s a sickness caused due to the lack of oxygen at a higher altitude in the mountain. One of the ways to overcome it is to drink plenty of water and soup. The other is descending to a lower altitude, and the medicine you can take to fight against it is Diamox (Acetazolamide)

If you are doing a private trek (private tour), you can add extra days but it’s not possible in a group trek. In a private trek or tour, we can do it according to what you want. 

You must be 100% physically fit, that means, you should not have acute health problem nor chronic health problem.

The maximum group size will be 12 people. Yes, you can do solo trekking.

  • Twin sharing basis tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Twin sharing basis lodge/mountain teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Round trip flight from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu including departures taxes
  • Nepal Government-certified an English-speaking local trekking guide and porter
  • Porter service (One porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Full board meal (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) with tea/coffee during the time of trekking
  • As indicated in the itinerary
  • Everest National Park permit
  • Trekkers’ Information Management Systems- TIMS card for trekking
  • Official paper documents Government taxes and local fees
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • TMG’s trekking accomplishment certificate
  • All ground transportation in a private vehicle

Cost Excludes

  • International flight tickets
  • Travel & rescue Insurance
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Personal trekking equipment and expenses like water, laundry, phone, and bar bills
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from your trip (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary. Expenses due to unavoidable events, like flight cancellation, strikes, and others
  • Tips to your guide, porter, and driver
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the “cost include” section 

Everest National Park permit, local taxes & Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card for trekking is included.

  •   A morning flight to a close distance of mountains in a small aircraft will give you a chilling experience 
  • The only beautiful Buddhist monasteries you can see in this part of the world. 
  • Once in a lifetime ascend to an altitude of 5300 m plus  

If you are below 18, you need to do the trek with your guardians, there is no such age limit because we have had families who trekked with us with their kids like below 16 years old as well as senior people aged 70. 

In Kathmandu, you are going to stay at a tourist standard hotel. During the trekking, you will stay overnight at Lodge/Mountain Teahouse.

Start point: Lukla 

Endpoint: Lukla  

Yes, one of our company representatives will receive you outside at the airport and then
transfer you to the hotel as well as drop you on your last day (departure).
  

Lodge/Mountain Teahouse might charge approx. USD3-10 for Wi-Fi (this needs to pay by yourself). Another option is you can buy a local SIM card for internet and phone call. Or you can use our trekking guide phone and later you can reimburse him. 

Documents

Passport

Travel insurance details

Boarding passes for flights

Passport photos- 3 copies

Cash

Credit/Debit card

Accessories

Sleeping bag (comfort rating -15 Celsius recommended)

Duffel bag

Adjustable trekking pole (optional)

Sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm

Toiletries, and a small washcloth

Day backpack: 35 liters

Gloves

Water bottles

Headlamp, spare batteries

Camera

Footwear

Hiking boots

Hiking socks

Sandals

Headgear

Brimmed sunhat and bandana

Clothing

Rain shell, waterproof/breathable jacket

One or two cotton shirts

Fleece jackets

Warm top, such as a long-sleeved sweater

Long pants

Rain pants, waterproof/ breathable trekking pants 

Travel Max Guide is a local tour operator and we promote sustainable and responsible tourism in Nepal. We do care about our community and the Environment. As a part, we contribute certain income for a good cause to our communities and the people. We do have a team called First Act Nepal (FAN) working on behalf of the children of Nepal. Specially support in educational assistance. Right now, we are running child sponsorship programs for the needy children of Nepal. Support in fees, educational materials and do the counseling to the partners and the schools.

Yes, we will provide you the mountain rescue in case of emergency cases. So, it's most important to do travel insurance before you head to Nepal. One copy of travel insurance needs to submit to the company before your trip. Our guides use a local sim card to communicate to the office. If in case it happens, they will inform directly to the Kathmandu office.

You need to be physically fit and able to walk approx.-5-6 hours a day

Yes, our guide will carry the first aid kit at the time of trekking but we recommend you bring your first aid kit.

Yes, you can charge it. You need to pay approx. $1-$4 an hour for charging.

 Start point: Our
company representative will receive you outside at the airport (Tribhuvan
International Airport) and transfer you to the hotel. The company
representative will meet to brief you about the trip.
 

Endpoint: On your last
day, the company representative will pick up you from the hotel and drop you at
the Tribhuvan International airport in a private vehicle.
  

In Nepal, most people use cash; that does not mean there is no ATM. You will easily find the ATM in the city areas like Kathmandu. We would like to recommend you to exchange into Nepali currency before you trekked.

Most of the time, we have first-time trekkers, and they are doing good. Attempt a successful trip. So, you also can do it. We like to suggest jogging, swimming, and walking before coming to Nepal for trekking. It will be a plus point for you. And overall, you need to be mentally well prepared. And sure, you can do it.

You can get an arrival visa at Kathmandu airport. 

15 days- USD 30

30 days- USD 50

90 days- USD 125

It might be changing, for your kind information, please check the below link.

For more details: https://www.immigration.gov.np/page/tourist-visa

It’s is not compulsory or mandatory. As your wish but in the Nepal trekking guide, the porter will expect some tipping over the completion of the trip.

If you are seriously affected by altitude mountain sickness or get badly injured then you will be flown to Kathmandu for treatment.

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