Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal

14 Nights /15 Days

Mountaineering and Trekking

Fixed Departure

Starting from

INR 84,750

+91 84484 45051

Starting from
INR 84,750
Starting from
INR 84,750

+91 84484 45051

+91 98187 03891

tours@holidaymoods.net

Overview

About the Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek is among the most revered and highly acclaimed trekking trails, for it is the gateway to the highest point of the world, vis-à-vis, the summit of Mount Everest. Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, its summit standing at 8848 meters (29028ft) above sea level. The Everest Base Camp is situated at an altitude of 5364 meters (17598ft).


The journey begins from Kathmandu, Nepal as you board a half an hour long flight to Lukla (2680m). You get to experience stellar views of the Rooftop of the World as you fly in the vicinity of mesmerizing snow clad peaks. Henceforth, the terrain keeps changing pattern, from rocky landslides, flowing rivers, bridges to lush green forests, all along the spectacular Himalayas in the background.


Some areas covered during the trekking trail include Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep, Everest Base Camp, Pheriche,  Kalapathar, Tengboche and Monjo. A couple of days are added to the itinerary meant solely for acclimatization purposes wherein minimal exertion would be there so as to provide avenues for adaptability & assimilation with the purview of health being the primary concern.


The Everest region is not only famous for trekking routes, but is also home to many Sherpa communities. It is full of Sherpa villages and monasteries that represent the Sherpa culture. They are often referred to as “Mountain Climbers” as they journey the route so frequently that they know it like the back of their hand. Since the Everest summit is not visible from the Base Camp, most trekkers climb the Kalapathar, which is on the southern border of the 7505 meter high Pumori to get a view of the peak of Everest.   


The difficulty level of the Everest Base Camp trek is tough and training is recommended. The trail will challenge your stamina, physical agility and capabilities. Due to this, reaching the Base Camp is considered as a significant feat. All in all, the Everest Base Camp trek is not a journey to be missed. 

Highlights

  • Gateway to the highest point of the world; Mount Everest (8848M)
  • Trek in the footsteps of Tenzing Norway and Sir Edmund Hillary; the first people to climb the Mount Everest
  • Major peaks like Mount Everest Lhotse main summit, Lhotse Middle, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse I, Nuptse Shar, Makalu Summit visible along the trail  
  • Spot exclusive wildlife like Snow Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan Goral and Mountain Goats. 
  • Experience the Everest Base Camp (EBC) at an altitude of 5364M  


Best season - March to December

Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350 M / 4,428 Ft)
Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representatives will receive you at the Tribhuban International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. You will be briefed about your daily activities pertaining to the tenure of the journey. Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

2

Drive to Manthali/Lukla/Phakding (2,835m), 45 Min Drive/4-5 Hrs Trek
Phakding

Depart for Manthali village early in the morning by 2am. En route you will be served with packed breakfast on the 4-5 hour drive. From Manthali, take a half an hour flight to Lukla. The trek to Phakding initiates from here. The route navigates towards Dudh Koshi River leading further to Namche Bazaar.


Day

3

Trek to Namche (3,446m/ 11,300ft), 5-6 Hrs
Namche Bazar

The trail then heads towards Dudh Koshi valley to Jorsale finally entering Sagarmatha National Park. From here you begin climbing steep up until Namche Bazar.


Day

4

Rest and Acclimatize Day at Namche
Namche Bazar

You take a short walk uphill to Sagarmatha National Park at the top of Namche Bazar. Acclimatization is imperative for your journey onward. Get accustomed to the high altitude and avoid any unnecessary exertion.


Day

5

Trek to Tengboche (3,867m/ 12687ft), 5-6 Hrs
Tengboche

The trekking trail leads to a winding path where you will be able to spot high peaks of the mountain range. The region of Sagnasa welcomes you, known for its vegetation farming. After trekking a bit further, you reach Tengboche to stay the night.


Day

6

Trek to Dingboche (4,530m/ 14,800ft), 5-6 Hrs
Tengboche

The trail passes through green forests, walkways and bridges, leading to Deboche. Henceforth, you will eventually reach a small bridge over the narrow gorge of the Imja-Tse River. The walk continues mostly uphill and diverges into two routes; the upper route going to the Pangboche Village, where the old Monastery is located, the lower route is the main trail to Dingboche.


Day

7

Acclimatize & Rest Day at Dingboche, 3-4 Hrs
Tengboche

As you would’ve gained altitude by this day, you go for a walk to a nearby village around the same altitude so to acclimatize. Hike to Nangkartshang Peak which is located at 5,083 meters (16,673 feet) above the sea level.


Day

8

Trek to Lobuche (4,930m/ 16,175ft), 5-6 Hrs
Lobuche

The trek heading north will take you to Pheriche village after a gentle terrain. The trail from Pheriche will take you towards Dugla onto a small wooden bridge, crossing over the Khumbu glacier. Trek for another 1-2 hours to reach Lobuche.


Day

9

Trek to Everest Base Camp and Back to Gorakshep (5,184m/ 17,000ft), 6-7 Hrs
Gorakshep

This day, you reach the zenith of your journey, the Everest Base Camp. You will trek up the valley following a rocky path. After spending some time at the Base Camp, a short downhill walk brings you to Gorakshep on a flat field below Kalapatther at 5545m and Mt. Pumori 7,145m.


Day

10

Trek to Kalapathar and Back to Pheriche (4,252m/ 13,950ft), 6-7 Hrs
Gorakshep

You take an uphill route for ½ hour that brings you to Kalapatthar, 5,288m. After an hour of descent, you go back to Gorakshep and then all the way back to Pheriche for the night.


Day

11

Trek to Tengboche (3,890m/ 12,759ft), 5-6 Hrs
Tengboche

You retrace your way back to Tengboche.


Day

12

Trek to Monjo (2,835m/ 9,300ft), 5-6 Hrs
Monjo

You walk on an easy trail to Namche, heading to Monjo.


Day

13

Trek to Lukla (2,850m/ 9,350ft), 3-4 Hrs
Lukla

This day you trek along the Dudh Kosi River through Jorsale and Chourikharka, finally descending to Lukla.


Day

14

Fly to Manthali & Drive to Kathmandu
Kathmandu

Board a flight towards Manthali from Lukla. Upon arrival, drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the evening as you bid farewell to the Nepalese cultural at dinner.


Day

15

Departure for Airport
Kathmandu

Post breakfast, you will be transferred to the international airport for onward flight. The amazing experience of Everest Base Camp trek culminates.


Inclusions

 
  • Special traditional welcome on arrival at International airport 
  • 02 nights’ accommodation at Kathmandu as above the categorized hotel (BB plan)  
  • Tea house trek as per the itinerary with breakfast, lunch and dinner 
  • Accommodation during trek at tea house lodges 
  • Transfer from Kathmandu/ Manthali/ Kathamndu in SIC basis 
  • Airfare of guest and guide for Manthali/Lukla/Manthali (subject to change) 
  • English speaking trekking guide during the trek 
  • Porters on 2: 1 basis with maximum 25 kg weight 
  • Sagarmatha National park fees 
  • Khumbhu Local Permit fee 
  • 01 Nepalese Cultural Dinner in Kathmandu  
  • Insurance of porters and guide.  
  • Special souvenir from Nepal

Exclusions

  • International flight 
  • All the personal expenses as tips, bar bills, laundry and beverage 
  • Extra baggage charges 
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire) 
  • Battery Charging/ Drinking water and beverages. 
  • Trekking equipments as trekking poles, down (feather) jacket, sleeping bag & duffel bag 
  • Any other expenses due to political, act of nature or any other reason which are beyond control of Holiday Moods Adventures Travel Nepal and NTB Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd  or its associated overseas agents 
  • Baggage and personal insurance including emergency evacuation.
  • Gst 5%

Proposed Accommodation/ Similar

Kathmandu - 2 Nights
Phakding - 1 Night

Activities

Namche Bazar
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Namche Bazar

Namche Bazaar Nepal is a prominent destination hub, well known for its yak cheese and butter.Namche Bazaar (3,500 m) is the Stage ...

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Tengboche
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Dingboche

Dingboche is a popular barrier for trackers and mountain climbers who head to Everest Mount, Ama Dablam, or Imaja Tse. The parties...

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Lobuche
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Lobuche

Lobuche is a Nepalese mountain located near the end of the Glacier glacier and the Lobuche. There are two main peaks: Loboche East...

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Gorakshep
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Kalapathar

Kalapathar Trek trail goes through the heart of the Himalaya following river bank, Everest region is awe-inspiring yet the steep r...

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Additional Info

Sector Note
Everest Base Camp Trek Important Notes

  1. There will be dormitory accommodation at the higher points of trek including Base Camp.
  2. Heater is available at Dining area with extra cost.
  3. You are travelling in environmentally sensitive area; use of plastic bottles is prohibited. Hence you need to carry your own water bottles or Thermos for your personnel use. Hot & Cold water can be refilled at the lodge with extra cost of NPR.100-200 per refill. 
  4. Battery & Mobile charge can be negotiated with the owner of the lodge and can be paid directly.
  5. All above rates are valid till Dec. 2020 exclusively for Indian Passport holders only, based on our contract with the hotels, government tax structure, USD exchange rate, fuel charges etc. Incase if there is any changes, rates will be revised accordingly. 
  6. Airfare & Entrance fee are subject to change if changed by the concerned authority.

Tour Price

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost Based No. Of Pax Travelling Together:


 

Tour cost as per  the group size Per Person

Type of Treks

Twin/DBL Share –INR

 

Min. 2 Pax

Pax 4-5

6-9 Pax

10-15 Pax

3*

98250

89375

85875

84750


  +5% GST Extra
Cancellation Policy

The package price will be deducted as per the following conditions strictly. No refund will be entertained without receiving a cancellation request effective from the date of receipt of the letter. 

  • Notice less than 60-46 days:  25% cost will be deducted
  • Notice less than 45-31 days:  50% cost will be deducted
  • Notice less than  30 days:    No Refund

Note: No refund will be given to people who are unable to complete the trip or abandon it due to any reasons.
Terms & Conditions
  • The digital copy of the Indemnity form duly filled, signed and emailed to the company along with the booking amount. 
  • It will be deemed that the booking & payment policy is accepted by the clients while making the bookings with the first deposit amount. 
  • If the client is forced to cancel the booking prior to departure, the cancellation policy will be followed.
  • In case of any delay beyond our control, the client will have to bear extra cost for the extra days as per the option chosen on per day basis.
  • Please  note  and  be  well  informed  that  there  will  be  no  refund  of  money  after the package commences and if one cannot complete activity or gets sick enroute. 
  • The cost is for the entire package and there would be no refunds in case any part of the package is not availed.


COMPANY LIABILITY

  • It is in the nature of a holiday of this kind to be flexible. The day-to-day agenda and ultimate goal of the tour is taken as an aim and not as a contractual obligation. We shall not be responsible for the delays or alterations in the program or expenses incurred due to conflict, international or internal flight delay or cancellations, strikes, sickness, weather, war, vehicle problems, political closures and disputes.
  • The  booking  is  accepted  on  the  understanding  that  you  realize  the  potential  risks  and hazards that can be involved in holidays of this kind. The organisor along with our leaders/guides and anyone else working in association with us cannot be held responsible for any death, accident or mishap that may occur in connection with any part of, or services connected with the holiday. 
  • Before the guests come on a holiday, they must be covered by insurance, which has to include the cost of helicopter rescue, evacuation and cost of repatriation if they become too ill to continue. It is recommended that the travel insurance should cover adventure activities undertaken. We can help you incase required
  • The Company would not be liable to pay any kind of compensation arising because of any mishap, sickness, accident etc.
Payment Policy
BOOKING & PAYMENT POLICY

  • Booking Amount:  25% of the package price (Non Refundable)
  • 1st Installment:          25% of the package price on confirmation of all services
  • 2nd Installment:    50% Balance 15 days prior to the departure date
Indemnity Bond
Kindly download the Booking & Indemnity form this link. The digital copy of the Booking & Indemnity form duly filled, signed and scanned must be emailed to us along with the 25% booking amount of the package price.

Departure Dates
Best season - March to December