Learning by Experience

Everest Base Camp


Everest Base Camp at 5,364m to the base of the world's tallest mountain will bring you over suspension bridges


DURATION

14 Days


DIFFICULTY

Moderate/Strenuous

MAX ALTITUDE

5,545 M

DESCRIPTION

Everest is an ancient culture and the Himalayas as a backdrop, Nepal has long been the destination of choice for travelers in search of adventure. Landlocked between the high plateaus of Tibet to the north and the hot, fertile plains of India to the south, Nepal is a land of ancient history, colorful cultures and people, amazing architecture and stunning scenery.

DEPARTURE SEASONS

2021

March-May

September-November


We also do custom private trips according to your time and availability.


Trip Overview


Trek Duration: 14 Days Trek Grade: Strenuous Accommodation: Tea House Highest Point: 5545m Highlights: Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori and more. An Everest base camp trek is the adventure of a lifetime, an adventure for those whose fantasies take off higher than even the mists. Miles from autos, comforts, and every day extravagances, you'll immerse your soul in natural beauty and extend your own perseverance beyond what you thought conceivable. The way starts in ancient Kathmandu, where you'll adjust and explore the city at your recreation while reckoning your rising. Your trek to Everest Base Camp at 5,364m to the base of the world's tallest mountain will bring you over suspension bridges, spanning chasms of thin air, through shrouded Buddhist monasteries, and into the heart of the warm, rugged Sherpa culture. As you go nearby thrillseekers and photographer from everywhere throughout the globe, you'll spy Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu - three of Earth's 10 tallest pinnacles! You'll breathe a sigh of relief around evening time in comfortable, conventional teahouses realizing that our expereinced, proficient aides and porters are there to guarantee the most secure, most charming, most interesting expereince possible.


  • Day 1 : Trek briefing and preparation day
  • Day 2 : Fly to Lukla trek to Phakding approx 3-4 hours
  • Day 3 : Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar approx 5-6 hours
  • Day 4 : Acclimatisation day in Namche Bazaar and local excursion
  • Day 5 : Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche approx 5-6 hours
  • Day 6 : Trek Tengboche to Dingboche approx 5-6 hours
  • Day 7 : Rest at Dingboche for acclimatisation and a local excursion
  • Day 8 : Trek Dingboche to Lobuche via Dongla approx 6 hours
  • Day 9 : Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep to Base Camp approx 8-9 hours
  • Day 10 : Trek Gorakshep to Kalapatthar and down to Pheriche approx 9-10 hours
  • Day 11 : Trek Pheriche to Phortse approx 4 ½ hours
  • Day 12 : Trek Phortse to Khumjung approx 3 ½ hours
  • Day 13 : Trek Khumjung to Phakding approx 5 hours
  • Day 14 : Trek Phakding to Lukla approx 4 hours
  • Day 15 : Fly Kathmandu
  • Note: The trek itinerary is a guide only and may be subject to change at short notice


Your trek cost includes:

  • Pre-trip advice and detailed information
  • Expert trip leadership and motivated staff for the duration of the trek
  • Airport transfers in Nepal (where applicable)
  • 2 nights accommodation pre-trek & 1-night post-trek in Kathmandu
  • 1-night accommodation pre or post-trek in Pokhara (where applicable)
  • Transportation to and from trek start and finish for you and your trekking team (different budget options available)
  • Basic teahouse/lodge/camping accommodation during the trek on a twin sharing basis
  • During the trek all meals on a full board basis (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) to include tea/coffee during the meals, but excluding any drinks outside of the meal times
  • All permits, conservation area, and restricted area fees
  • Porters
  • Insurance and equipment for Nepali staff
  • Rescue assistance
  • `Group medical kit

Your trek cost does NOT include:

  • International flights to and from Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Visa for Nepal
  • Travel insurance (insurance to include evacuation is mandatory. Please make sure you are covered to the correct altitude)
  • Personal expenses such as fizzy drinks, chocolate, gifts, snacks, hot showers during the trek, etc.
  • Meals unless specified
  • Sightseeing
  • Gratuities
  • Excess baggage on internal flights
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of Initiative Outdoors


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