The Everest Base Camp trek, situated at the foot of the world tallest mountain, goes beyond the allure of the iconic peak. Renowned for its breathtaking views, the trek is a gateway to the diverse culture of Nepal, immersing travelers in the lives of its warm-hearted inhabitants. Nepal varied landscape is showcased throughout the journey to the base of Mount Everest, providing a glimpse into the country rich offerings.
EBC ranks among the top three treks in Nepal, alongside the Annapurna Circuit Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The region, a world unto itself, captivates with photogenic vistas, enchanting mornings, and spectacular sunsets framed by imposing peaks, ridges, and mountain walls. The trek winds through high-altitude villages, traversing Nepal renowned suspension bridges adorned with colorful prayer flags over deep gorges.
While the Everest Base Camp serves as a major attraction, venturing a bit further to Kala Patthar offers even more stunning views of the region and Mount Everest itself compared to the Base Camp. Kala Patthar, located above Gorakshep, the last settlement in the Khumbu Valley, provides a vantage point for unparalleled perspectives.
This two-week expedition maintains a high-altitude trajectory, offering awe-inspiring views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Pumori, and Ama Dablam. Physical fitness and prior Himalayan experience are prerequisites for this challenging journey. Accommodations in cozy tea houses, characteristic of Nepalese treks, offer comfort amid the rocky alpine terrain, which can be demanding in certain sections.
The optimal trekking months are March to May and October to December. As a journey of a lifetime, the EBC trek promises not only a close encounter with the world highest peak but also an immersion into Nepal cultural tapestry and diverse landscapes.
Airport pick up and drop for international terminal.
Domestic airport transfers.
Accommodation in Kathmandu (2 nights).
Accommodation during the trekking period (12 nights).
Domestic return flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu).
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
Experienced and Certified guide.
Staff costs, including salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
Medical kit carried by your trek leader.
All government and local taxes.
Please Note: For single trekkers, we provide a porter cum guide.
Travel expenses to reach and return from Kathmandu.
Food and drinking water throughout the trip.
Soft drinks, beverages, alcohols, snacks, chocolates, etc.
Additional accommodation and food expenses if the trek gets delayed due to weather, flight cancellation, health, or any other reason.
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, etc.).
Health insurance, personal insurance, and other travel insurance.
Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury, or any health problem.
Nepalese visa fee.
Tips for guide(s) and porter(s).
Gaiters, microspikes, and sleeping bags (wherever necessary) are not included and must be rented from Kathmandu by you.
BRS Level Required: BRS 5
Everest Base Camp Trek is a level 5 adventure on the Bikat Rating Scale.
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