Trip style: Iconic Trek | Base Camp Trek | Popular Route
Sleeping style: Hotels & Mountain Lodges (tea houses)
Minimum group size: 2 people (extra charge for solo trip)
Total days (including non-trekking days): 14
Cost: US$ 1365 per person
ABOUT THIS TREK
This classic trek in the Everest region is a two-week trek for the healthy walker. The route takes you to one of the Nepal’s most famous mountain regions, with the goal of reaching the basecamp of world's highest mountain.
This classic Everest Base Camp trek is certainly one of the world's most famous treks.
This trek begins with excitement, as as you first take a mountain flight to Lukla. The continuous climbing and descending during the first couple of days are the most challenging. The route takes you from west to east, while the rivers and valleys run from north to south. The final days lead you through Khumbu, home to the original Sherpas.
This EBC (Everest Base Camp) trek is a classic trek that leads you through valleys and stunning forests of rhododendrons, magnolia's and bamboo ... and of course, all the way up to the basecamp of Mt. Everest! On this trek, you will be following the footsteps of great mountaineers like Reinhold Messner, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. It’s a trip that you will never forget —and looks good on any future resume.
Trek to the base camp of the world's tallest mountain (5,364 meters).
14 days total from arrival in Kathmandu to last organized day in Kathmandu.
11 days of actual trekking (including 2 acclimatization days)
Trek begins and ends in the town of Lukla.
Intermediate difficulty level.
5-7 hours of walking per day during the trek.
While on the trek, you will sleep in local 'tea houses' which are mountain lodges complete with beds, cooked meals, and often hot showers and internet for a small fee.
While in Kathmandu, you will sleep in comfortable western style hotels.
Porters (locals who will carry your gear) are available for hire.
The best months to do this trek are: April, May, June, September, October, and November.
FROM $1365 PER PERSON
experienced, English-speaking mountain guide
domestic flight (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu)
all required trekking permits
hotel in Kathmandu (w/ breakfast) – 2 nights
accommodations during your trek – 11 nights
breakfast, lunch and dinner during your trek
government taxes, VAT and tourist service charges
Price Does NOT Include:
Nepal tourist visa
travel health insurance
emergency evacuation if needed
alcohol, hot and cold drinks
tips for your trekking staff and drivers