everest base camp trek

RegionEverest 

Trip Summary

Trek to the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. See the legendary route through the Kumbu Ice Fall up to the South Col on Everest and enjoy stunning mountain views over Ama Dablam, Lohtse, Nuptse and, of course, Everest. On the way to Everest Base Camp trek through Sherpa villages and stay in local teahouses.

Trip Duration15 days

DifficultyModerate

Best Season

September-November, March - May

Maximum Altitude5450m

Departure from/Return toKathmandu

Minimum Group Size2 people

Price$1699 per person*

* The price is based on a group of two people and is valid as of February 2018. This may be subject to fluctuations in exchange rates and supply costs.

For booking enquiresplease contact us at pokharamountaintiger@gmail.com 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel and process permits.

Day 2: Fly to Lukla and start the trek to Phakding 

Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche 

Day 4: Acclimatisation day in Namche (3440m). Spend the day visiting the bazaar and exploring the local area.

Day 5: Trek from Namche to Tengbouche  

Day 6: Trek from Tengbouche to Dingboche / Fereche

Day 7: Trek from Dingboche to Lobouche 

Day 8: Trek from Lobuche to Gorek Shep. 

Day 9: Climb Kala Pattar then trek to Everest Base Camp and return to Gorek Shep

Day 10: Trek from Gorek Shep to Dingbouche / Fereche

Day 11: Trek from Dingbouche / Fereche to Tengbouche

Day 12: Tengbouche to Namche

Day 13: Trek from Namche to Lukla

Day 14: Return flight to Kathmandu and farewell dinner

Day 15: Transfer to airport

Option

Climb Island Peak (+5 days)

Drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu and start the trek from here (+3 days)

Include the Three Pass Circuit trek (+4 days)

Contact us at pokharamountaintiger@gmail.com for more information.

What’s Included

  • All meals during trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • All accommodation during trek (local teahouses)
  • 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (bed & breakfast)
  • Return flights from Kathamandu to Lukla
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking guide and, dependent on group size, assistant trekking guide (max. 4 trekkers: 1 guide)
  • Sleeping bag rental
  • Porters (carrying a maximum of 12kg baggage per trekker)
  • All staff costs (including salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation)
  • All paperwork and trekking permits
  • All government and local taxes
  • Medical kit (carried by guide)
  • Farewell meal in Kathmandu
  • Airport collection and drop off

What’s Excluded:

  • Personal insurance
  • Personal equipment rental
  • International flights
  • Nepalese visas
  • Tips for guides
  • Alcoholic and other drinks (filtered and boiled drinking water is provided)
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals in Kathmandu not mentioned above

Meals provided:

  • Local meals in teahouses throughout the trek
  • Meals in local guesthouse / hotel in Lukla are provided
  • Breakfast in the hotel in Kathmandu
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu. 

Accommodation provided:

  • Local teahouses throughout the trek 
  • 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (2 nights)
  • Local hotel / guesthouse accommodation in Lukla (1 night)

Please note, some teahouses charge extra for access to wifi, use of a power socket to charge electrical devices, use of a heater, and hot showers. These costs are not included in the package price.

Physical condition and prior experience:

You need to be in reasonable physical condition to join this trip. You will be required to walk up to 5 hours per day whilst carrying a small day pack.

To book now please email pokharamountaintiger@gmail.com

Testimonials

"After two treks with a guide from Pokhara Mountain Tiger, I can highly recommend the services of Neema and his agency. My guide/porter was extremely trustworthy and friendly... They were quick and competent to answer my messages. Neema organised my trekking permits and the flight from Pokhara to Jomsom as well. Everything was perfect and very friendly."

Hans Fürer
Switzerland

“This was my first trekking experience and also my first time in Nepal. I cannot speak highly enough of the excellent care and support I recieved from my guide... Nepal is a wonderful country: come and see for yourself!”

Anjela Prentice
France

In 2007, I trekked the full Annapurna Circuit. Neema was my guide, porter, translator, cultural interpreter, and friend. Trekking with Neema was a delight. Neema’s knowledge of the trails was invaluable. I highly recommend him to take care of youl. He is friendly, funny, and super experienced. Have a great trek!

Bellingham, Washington, USA

contact

Phone

Pokhara: 977-61-466306
9746031229
Kathmandu: 977-9818296246

Email

Location

Just south of Hallan Chowk, between Safeways and Mike's Breakfast. Click here for map.
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