Everest Base Camp Trek
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- Everest Base Camp Trek duration: 13 Days
- High Altitude: 5,545m/18,132 feet
- Trekking Hour: 6 Hours daily
- EBC Trek Group-Size: 2-25 People
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- EBC Trek Best Time: February – December (except rainy months)
- Meals on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Transport: Car/Plane/bus
The Everest base camp trek is awesome. Everest base camp trek route follows the footsteps of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Sherpa and ends with an ascent at Kala Patthar.
Kala Patthar known as mountain black stone, is a hill station locates at an altitude of 18,205 feet, a little pinnacle. It is one of the best famous hill stations to observe Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Amadablam, Cholatse, Tabuche, and Makalu summit with many other tallest mountains on the horizon.
Mount Everest elevation is 8,848 meters which is about 29,022 feet, and the foothill of base camp everest altitude is about 17,650 feet only above the sea. See mount Everest facts to find the best Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal. And get the most well-known trek in the world with spectacular scenery around some of the highest mountains. Use our expertise to make your epic trek to Everest basecamp.
Along the Everest Trek, you can view the tallest Mountains, brilliant landscapes, high mountain villages, and Buddhist monasteries. Furthermore, the Everest base camp trek 12 days has a great opportunity to experience the local sherpa hospitality staying at their modern lodges.
Look at the Everest base camp trek blog to recognize the Sagarmatha national park, listed in UNESCO world heritage sites in Nepal. Moreover, base camp Everest trek is best to see the highest mountain in the world, Everest at 8,848.86m, and many of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks such as Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Makalu. Everest Icefall with a huge ice pinnacle towering to unbelievable height before reaching Basecamp.
What are the highlights of the Everest Base Camp Trek?
Base camp Everest treks conduct after flying to Lukla. So the most beautiful highlight of ebc trek is a scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu – lukla – Kathmandu sector. Roughly thirty-five minutes short flight journey to Lukla or return is thrilling and adventurous.
Lukla to ebc trek takes 8 days for easy ascending. In addition, the Everest Base Camp Trek takes you to the well-known Sherpa localities. It incorporates Namche Bazaar, Pangboche, and Dingboche villages. Therefore, you will experience the local culture and flora, and fauna in Sagarmatha National Park.
Furthermore, the visit to the Everest View Hotel is like a dream of travelers. You can visit also Khumjung village during your Sengboche hike. Sengeboche hill station offers also a tremendous mountain view such as Mount Everest (8,848.86m), Lhotse (8,516m.) Tawoche, Amadablam, Island peak, Cholatse, and many other tallest mountains in 360 degrees.
In addition, Visit Tengboche Monastery is another top attraction for Everest visitors. When people are traveling to basecamp, they also like to visit the monastery for a blessing for trip succession.
Similarly, the Everest Base Camp Trek additionally incorporates the ultimate viewpoint of Kalapatthar. As you stand at the mountain black rock hilltop, you will have the best panorama display of all the mountains including Mount Everest massif. Essentially, The Khumbu Glacier and the Icefall are likewise a few places that are strikingly acclaimed around there. In the end, you will appreciate visiting the world’s tallest mountain basecamp.
How difficult is everest base camp trek? or is the Everest base camp trek difficulty?.
Despite the tough Himalayan landscape of the Khumbu valley, it has got a moderate excursion reviewing. As Khumbu everest Landscape comprises of slopes and level grounds, you will, for the most part, ascend and descend on trekking in a moderate level of difficulty terrains. It helps you with adequate acclimatization time.
The Mount Everest base camp trek guide is the most comprehensive to find all the information you need to trek safely and successfully. Reaching Base Camp is tough and moderate difficulty has become the destination goal of each trekker. Hire and hike with our local expert everest base camp sherpa Guide and make your dream to reality.
Mount Everest base camp hiking permits and fees
There are two different permits you need to trek to ebc. The first is a Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permit. This costs $10 USD if you are part of a group or $20 USD if you are trekking independently. You also need 2 passport photos to obtain those permits.
Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee for each foreigner is 3,000 Nepali rupees which include 13% Value Added Tax (VAT). Likewise, the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee for SAARC nationals: 1,600 Nepali rupees which also includes 13% Value Added Tax (VAT). Moreover, each Nepali guide must pay Nrs 1,500 rupees for entrance permit fees (valid for 1 year) and also Nrs 25 rupees for porter which is going to be valid for a single entry.
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Read about Everest base camp climb and Everest base camp trek reviews in the internet forum. Get your guide for ebc blog post and ready to choose the lowest Everest base camp trek cost. The trek is reasonable for any walker searching for something somewhat more difficult and vigorous.
A few explorers get to the lower region of Mount Everest rapidly by Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour or Mount Everest helicopter visit. But since lack of oxygen and absence of proper acclimation, the proportion of Everest base camp trek deaths is getting higher for a couple of years.
Our program dependably incorporates rest days and develops inch by inch, so as to adapt to the height. Along with the Everest base camp climbing, you can stroll at your very own pace, with a lot of stops for rest.
How to go and back ebc trek?
Lukla is a gateway point to begin your journey to mount Everest – ebc hiking. Your journey will conduct from Lukla airport and ends after flying out from Lukla airstrips. In addition, you can also drive to Phaplu Bazaar of the Everest region and return by flying from Lukla. Overland drive from Kathmandu valley to Phaplu, salleri takes about 12 hours of local jeep drive.
Why ebc trek 12 days?
EBC trek is most demanding and everyone’s dream to visit. Ebc trek route ascends the Khumbu valley on well-formed trails that provide foot access between villages for the Sherpa people. It is moderate trek difficulty and frequently visiting mount Everest trek in Nepal. We have several other treks that also visit Everest Base Camp – see Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek, Three Passes Trek, and Khumbu Trek.
Our program always includes rest days and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize to the altitude. Along the trek route, you can walk at your own pace, with plenty of stops for rest. Express trek to Everest base camp can be done at any time throughout the year.
Why Everest base camp tour is equally popular as a everest base camp trek?
Nepal’s number first most popular mount everest base camp tour is the most exacting trek route in Nepal Himalayas. Hike to Everest Base camp is located at 17,648 feet is the widest base camp in the Nepalese Himalayas. Many backpacking travelers search ebc as an Everest base camp tour. Thus, get your guide to designing your special holiday hike to ebc tour trek with an experienced trekking Guide serving from Gokyo Treks and Expedition agency.
Either Phaplu or Lukla is the gateway to visit Everest base camp tour. Furthermore, you can hike combining with Chola pass – the adventure pass of Everest located at an altitude of 18,204 feet connects to Gokyo glacier lakes. Besides that, the number of domestic and international tourists increasing to explore Gokyo lakes in the last couple of years.
Hiking the everest base camp is located in the central but eastern part of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Nepal is a small country but it has diversity in culture and natural geography including flat ground to the high Rocky Mountains. It is a country of Lord Buddha and Mt Everest 8,848 meters above sea level.
Perhaps there are some questions like how long does it take to do the Everest Base Camp Trek?, How much does it cost to climb Mount Everest base camp?. Moreover, how cold does it get at Everest Base Camp? or What is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp?. I hope after reading this page, you will get the answer to all questions regarding ebc hikes.
Lukla Domestic Flights
This is the most helpful approach to travel, but the most costly about $179 for a local domestic flight is quite standard. Nepal has a considerable amount of air terminals all through the nation, so it’s not very hard to get around in the event that you need to fly. Likewise, fly to Lukla airport for the Everest trek in the high season is very difficult to get air tickets as they sold out months in advance. Moreover, every tour agencies and the airline office have a big pressure to add more flights every day.
Most likely, we use Summit Air or Tara/yeti Airlines tickets for our guests as we have a very good business relationship with a manager. Guests can choose to fly with Sita Air or Nepal Airlines if they want.
In the event that you have loads of money to toss around, you can fly by means of a private helicopter. They are commonly used in Nepal to convey supplies to mountains and transport well-off individuals. Be that as it may, at that point you’re taking a gander at a large number of dollars for an outing.
Go with trained porters and guide
Our staff is committed to make sure your journey to ebc is a safe and memorable one. Every two guest is paired with one porter (we have a 1 Porter for 2 Trekker policy or each Tourist have 12 kg luggage basis) to ensure a comfortable trek. And all of our trek guides responsible and receive medical and mountaineering training to make sure your experience is pleasant. We do provide safety equipment and bring necessary medical supplies on each trip for them.
Everest Base Camp Trek 12 days itinerary details
Hike to Everest Base Camp is conceivable to finish inside 12 days 11 nights as an ordinary plan. You can likewise add 1 day to make it an unwind and agreeable trek. Previously mentioned Everest Base Camp climbing is contrasting with most strolls in Khumbu locale paving the way to the base camp.
The specific course is intended for world explorers who wish the base camp climb of the tremendous mountain however are limited time-wise. Backpackers, who wish to achieve the Everest base camp in a progressively loosened up way can attempt this trek nevertheless if this schedule isn’t fit you? request to us for a customized itinerary.01 Day Arrival day in Kathmandu valley, Nepal.
Landing in Kathmandu at Tribhuwan International Airport on your arrival day. So we will meet and greet you and transfer to Thamel hotel in Kathmandu. Our representative will give you information about further programs.
We take early departure from Kathmandu to Lukla, Tenzing– Hillary Airport. Gokyo agency cares to book kathmandu to lukla flight ticket cost US$ 178 (for foreigner), Nrs 5500 (for Nepali) and Nrs 6800 (For Indian) tourist. Landing in Lukla, take a hot breakfast at Buddha lodge and meet the entire hiking team and further to Phakding village hike. Walk along with the Dudh Koshi valley passing Sherpa villages to Bengkar hamlet.
03 Day Namche Bazaar trek (3,440m/11,249 feet.), Explore Namche Bazaar, 6 hours
The trail moves from the riverbed on the left bank into the mountain side. We proceed with the trail with many high and low points; cross a stream, and walk to Monjo village. Walk through the Sagarmatha National Park entrance office where every tourist including Nepali guide – porters have to pay entrance fees.
Furthermore, we pursue short hikes along the riverbed of this valley where the significant waterway meets one another. Traverse the Hillary connect, the trek begins to soak rising to Namche Bazar, Sherpa settlement of Solu Khumbu. In transit, we would have great perspectives of Mount Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m.), and Kwangde. Encompassed on three sides with a mountain ranges, Namche Bazar is a focal center point of the territory for nourishment, trekking gears and other essential goods.
Hike to Syangeboche slope station, a perfect spot for acclimatization to the high height before heading towards Syangboche Hilltop. We go up to Khumjung Monestry (one of the greatest sherpa inhabitants) disregarding the Syangeboche slope station. While you are climbing through the Syangeboche slope station, you will have an astounding perspective of Mount Everest, Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Thamserku, Mount Nuptse, Mount Lhotse, Mount Tawche, Mount Kwangde, etc from here. On your returning, we can visit the Museum simply over the town that displays Sherpa culture.
We continue our journey to Tengboche Monastery today. The trail goes ahead leaving a steep cliff dropping down the Dudh Kosi river banks. Along the journey, Tourists can see a comprehensive view of Ama Dablam (6,812m), Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855m), and Tawoche (6,501m) mountain. In addition, you can visit Trashinga, Phunki Tenga, and reach finally at Tengboche Monastery. Tengboche hill station is also popular as a Tengboche pass or Tengboche viewpoint. Tengboche hill offers a clear view of sunrise and sunset at Everest combine with Ama Dablam at right.
Leaving at Tyangboche hill at the backdrop, we descend through a rhododendron forest and enter Deboche. Deboche is tiny village with stays about four nice guesthouses. Cross a suspension bridge at Imja River and head towards Minlinggo and inter Imjatse valley beneath the majestic Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Lhotse peaks. We finally reach at Dingboche village where we stay overnight in a nice guest house.
Today, we acclimatize at Dingboche to be familiar with the local climate. Today, we hike to Nagarjuna peak located at an altitude of 16,000 feet for better acclimatization. Nagarjuna hill station offers an outstanding sights of almost the complete the Khumbu mountains including mount Makalu. It’s easy hikes but as the trail is gently up. Thus, Chhukung ridge hike is optional. Chukung ridge provides a majestic view of Tawoche peak, Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu..etc. In the late afternoon, we return at our Dingboche lodges and take a rest.
It is our turn to head towards Lobuche from Dingboche which is situated at a distance of 5:30 hours normal walk. Tourists can achieve the Grand view of Mount Tawache, Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Pokalde (5741m), Mount Kongma-tse (5820m) and the Nuptse great wall.
We reach at Everest Base Camp, our final trek destination today. Mount Everest base camp is located at an altitude of 17,540 feet above sea level. It takes about 5 hours to get to the height of base camp mount Everest. Stand on the base camp glacier moraine, the distance from Everest base camp to summit is 20.5 km only. Likewise, Lobuche to ebc and back at Gorakshep hikes takes about 7 hours.
Gorgeous Everest Base Camp tour today is the most rewarding section of the complete Everest base camp journey. Our trail winds up through the rocky moraine path until Gorekshep. Furthermore, the trekkers should walk over Everest Glacier moraine nearby Khumbu icefall. The view of Nuptse, Lho-La, and Khumbutse appear just next to you while walking on the Everest foothills. Visit Everest Base Camp and return to Gorakshep loge to stay overnight.
Optional: EBC HIKES is an epic journey. Therefore, some trekkers have their personal wishes to stay at least 1-night experience at the basecamp, Everest. In this case, gokyo treks agency guide you to arrange the necessary things to rent in Gorekshep (food, mattress, and tents..etc) at an extra cost. Indeed, the trekkers should arrange personal special hiking gear with his/her at their own risk.
We trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar hill station hikes in the morning. Kalapatthar is a black mountain rock located at an altitude on 5,545m/18,132 feet, one of our highest footsteps of the complete journey. Kala Patthar is a famous hill station and equally popular as a black rock mountain to watch sunrise and sunset on the Everest Himalayan range.
You will have an amazing view of Mount Everest, Mt. Pumori, mt Lingtren, mt Khumbetse, mount Nuptse, mount Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, and many more from Kala Patthar. Taking photographs, we descend downhill walking to Gorekshep, a sandy ground. Meet the entire Nepali crew to descend Pheriche village. Himalayan Rescue Association Aid Post (HRA Aid post) is available at Pheriche health post where foreign volunteer doctors are providing medical treatment.
Walk to Tengboche hill, located above rhododendron forest, famous for the oldest monastery of Everest. From the monastery, one can enjoy the splendid view of Ama Dablam, green hills, and pristine rivers. Trek descends from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m ) passing several tiny villages. Sanasa and Lagusasa are the most typical tiny village. You will catch the way descends from Gokyo valley. Finally, we come to Namche Bazaar in the late afternoon.
It is not the tough day hikes but truly long day. Get your guide for the last-minute Everest view while on Everest hikes. We trek downhill walking to Lukla airport with the same trail as we use on our ascend. It is the last day of our ebc tour. Upon arrival at Lukla, Your guide will go to the airline ticket counter to reconfirm your return flight to Kathmandu tia.
Early morning, we take a breakfast sitting on the rooftop lodge which gives you better view of aircraft landing and take off. Our guide will check the flight status with the weather. We board our early plane to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), our guide will arrange a private vehicle to transfer to your hotel, Thamel. In the afternoon, go shopping or request your guide to discover Kathmandu as his whole day salary is paid at the package price. Additionally, if you wish to visit the Kathmandu World Heritage Sites with an expert tourist guide in additional cost?.
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
How much does it cost to trek to Everest Base Camp?
Either adventure Nepal Everest Base Camp hikes or Everest Base Camp trek cost depends upon the hiking group size you are coming with. And of course, the trip price will change according to the traveling season and touring group size. For the luxury – deluxe trekking tour plan, we add a 3-5 star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and Tourist standard accommodation with attached bathroom while trekking on possible trekking places.
Have in mind that the everest base camp trek cost for nepali is much cheaper because of airfare and hiking permits. Therefore, WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
Nepal Everest base camp trek cost includes:
- Kathmandu international airport picks up on your arrival in TIA by private vehicles.
- 2 nights Twin sharing Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu valley with breakfast plan
- Professional &: Government license holder Mountain Trekking Guide.
- Domestic flight tickets Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu round trip with applicable airport taxes
- Vegetarian Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) every day during the trekking days
- Clean guest house accommodation with common toilet sharing basis room during the trek.
- Necessary porters during the trek.(one porter = two guest basis) because porter can carry maximum 25 kg of your bagpack.
- Ground transfer with a Private vehicle in kathmandu city according to the above programs.
- Well paid salary, food, accommodation and insurances of Nepalese staffs.
- Sagarmatha National Park entries permits and TIMS permits and as well as their fees.
- Khumbu Pasang lamu minicipality entrance permit fees
- Updated Everest base camp trek map 1 piece for each guest.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
- Gokyo Treks and Expedition company T-Shirt 1 piece.
Everest base camp hiking cost excludes :
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Visitor Personal trekking gears and clothes.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
There are several top ebc trek routes that other agencies are offering but they have a quick ebc trek plan, so many guest felt AMS and return without reaching at the basecamp. Reaching the foothill of Everest is a dream for everyone. We at Gokyo trek agency conscious about this matter seriously so our everest base camp trek packages includes 2 extra days just for acclimitization in order to avoid altitude sickness. However, We can organize private Everest Base Camp Trek or kalapattar combine with ebc trekking starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.
Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Limited – Only few space available
Question: What is Mount Everest and where is Mount Everest located?.
Answer: Mount Everest, is a big rock of granite. It is the top first tallest mountain on Earth.
Mt. Everest is located in the Mahalangur extent range of the Great Himalayas. Mount Everest reises up exactly on the borderline of Nepal and Tibet (27°59′ North latitude, 86°55′ East longitudes) in the southern part of Asia. Mount Everest is commonly known as Sagarmatha in Nepali.
Question: Is pick up service of my Everest trek available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?.
Answer: Yes sure. You need to write to us with your arrival flight details including landing time. Our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport to transfer you to your hotel.
Question: How high is everest base camp? or how high is mount everest base camp?
Answer: Base camp everest height is settled on the Khumbu Glacier at the foot of Everest rock is at an altitude of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) which is reached over a period of eight days including a rest day en route. The everest base camp elevation is moving every year because of falling avalanches and big landslides into the khumbu glacier.
Question: Do I need experience for Everest Base Camp lodge trek solo?.
Answer: Actually, not required. But if you are traveling as a solo, we suggest you practice carrying your lightweight day pack for about 2/3 hours every day.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on mt everest base camp hike?.
Answer: We provide you with tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and in base camp trek routes. The rooms are clean with a cozy bed with a nice mattress. Guesthouses will not provide a blanket, so we suggest you rent four-season sleeping bags for yourself while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of foods can I expect in the express Everest base camp treks and trails?.
Answer: Every lodge they have an attached restaurant. They cook a yummy – delicious range of vegetarian meals such as noodles, Pasta, tuna bakes, potatoes, eggs, bread, soups, dhal bhat, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are providing in the same lodge you spend the night and Lunch will serve in between the next camp where we go.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with Everest base camp hike?.
Answer: On-base camp lodge trek, they can provide shower on pay.
Question: How do I get drinking water on my ebc trek?.
Answer: Hiking mt everest base camp places stays hotels and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking. But however, we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, please bring AQUA Tablets to purify water taking from the Normal tap. Normal water is available at the campsite along the hiking trail.
Question: Can I charge Mobile – digital camera or other battery on ebc trip?.
Answer: During the lodge Everest Base Camp Tour, there are often changing stations. So, you can recharge, your mobile devices and camera battery. However, we recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your charging adapters.
Question: Is it possible to stay overnight at base camp? What would be the options?.
Answer: Yes, it is possible to stay overnight at Everest Base Camp on your journey at your own cost renting gears at Gorekshep lodge. Actually, we do have another itinerary to make this happen to stay overnight at Everest Base Camp. Staying overnight at base camp is recommended during May and June months. You will get a chance to meet the world-class Everest climbers and the base camp is colorful and crowded at night.
Question: What should my insurance policy cover during Everest Base Camp Trek solo?.
Answer: Travel insurance is mandatory before joining any trip booking with us. And you need to get your travel insurance policy before joining your trips to Nepal. Your ebc travel insurance must cover the helicopter rescue up to 5,500 meters altitude. It comes in handy during medical emergencies and contingency situations. It is recommended to get it from your home country. In case you haven’t bought travel insurance after arriving at Kathmandu; we can help you get one.
Question: What about guesthouses occupancy and crowd during peak season?.
Answer: Oh yes, you will see many travelers from all around the world. Especially in a popular Everest region during the best high season like in spring and autumn. However, recently, there are many guest houses along the routes. So, everyone can get a good place to stay overnight.
Question: How to prevent altitude sickness during cheap Everest Base Camp Treks?.
Answer: Many tourists have similar thoughts – how to hike to mt everest base camp safely. You should never walk too quickly too high to neglect your body symptoms. Proper altitude acclimatization is the best way to prevent high-altitude sickness. Listen to your body, trek gradually enjoying the best of culture and nature while giving enough time for your body to adapt to the changing atmosphere.
Drink a lot of fluid & keep your body hydrated. If symptoms like a headache, difficulty in breathing, and others occur, descend to a lower altitude. And taken to the hospital if there is any chance. Otherwise, if the condition goes critical you will be airlifted to the hospital in Kathmandu. Of course, the guest must pay the bills, that’s why we suggest you to hikes with travel insurance.
Question: What will happen if my scheduled flight in Ktm-Lukla-Ktm route gets delayed or canceled?.
Answer: Everest Base Camp weather is uncertain which we cannot predict. Therefore, the rate of fight delay and cancellation is high at Lukla. If this happens, you will be boarded on the flight tomorrow and you have to spend an extra night at Lukla (if you are returning Ktm) at Ktm (if you are going Lukla). Helicopter rescue can also be used, which depends upon the situation. We recommend you allocate a couple of extra days after your Everest trek. So, you will not miss your international flight back.
Question: What are alternates to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla airport?.
Answer: The best-recommended way to go for any Everest trek is to board a Kathmandu-Lukla 35 minutes scenic mountain flight. Another available option is to drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu (12 hours’ full day drive) and trek for 2 days more just to reach Chaurikharka. In the present day, there is a local regular jeep service from Kathmandu – Salleri – Kathmandu. Some trekkers go Phaplu to Everest base camp trek avoiding flying from Kathmandu to Lukla because of air traffic hold problem.
Question: Is there any possibilities to explore Everest base camp by helicopter tour?.
Answer: Yes. If you wish to fly to get higher to the Everest base camp by helicopter , we have a special mountain flight tour by helicopter that fleets every morning. It departures from Kathmandu airport in the morning time.
Question: Is there any communication facilities on Journey to Everest Base Camp?
Answer: Yes. Just buy a local SIM card to get a phone call. You can get telephone services as well as 3G internet services covering almost all places.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Everest base camp tours?.
Answer: No. Actually, for the trek route, you need to have only cash Nepali rupees.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?.
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we advise booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding with the Lukla flight timing schedule. But of course, we try our best to make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20% advance trip deposit in order to confirm your booking before your arrival in Nepal. Remaining part of the payment, you can pay us at the office on your arrival in Kathmandu.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on my Everest trip?.
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each and every porter carry a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack. It means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. If you wish to go hiring an extra porter, that’s welcome to you. So you need to pay extra costs for additional porter hire.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day on trekking to base camp everest?.
Answer: The distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to sloping terrain, and higher altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you need to prepare to walk roughly about 5 hours.
Question: Do I need walking poles?. Are they necessary on my everest trip?
Answer: It is better to hike with walking poles. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Walking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just recommended but not compulsory.
Question: Is there any chance to hire a mountain trekking guide and porters?.
Answer: Yes. If you are not happy to go with our full board package trip, you can still use our service hiring a guide and porters for your hike to Everest base camp. Our expert local sherpa guides will make your supreme holiday and unforgettable.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?.
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
Everest base camp and kalapatthar hike
We booked our trek to everest base camp via Ammar at Gokyo Treks.
He booked our flights, organise our trekking permits, and guide. He also advised us how much we would need to spend each day whilst trekking. Whilst we were booking our trek with Ammar we met a guide who had just returned from EBC who told us what to expect.
When we arrived in Lukla we were met by our guide. We did have to book a porter after two days but our guide was helpful in arranging this. Ammar kept in touch with us during our trek to see how we were and to check the trek was going well.
I would definitely recommend booking a trek with Gokyo Treks – everything was really well organized and easy, he gave us all the information we needed and the guide he organized was good. I would definitely go on another trek with Gokyo Treks if I visit Nepal again. – Sophie Boyce, Shropshire, United Kingdom
Impressive EBC Hike
It was my third time in Nepal and my third time with Gokyo Treks, as the company’s slogan says: “Once is not enough”! Thank you so much for everything, for all those memories and beautiful moments that I never will forget. – Christopher Klein, Schermbeck, Germany
Everest Base Camp Trek. Best company in Nepal!
These guys are the absolute best in the game! I just came back from the Everest base camp trek and Gokyo Treks made it a trip of a lifetime. Even before the trip started I was in contact with the awesome owner, Ammar. He was always on time with his responses to my questions. That was just the beginning of great service. once we got to Kathmandu it took us a few hours to get out of the airport. He waited the entire time! Not one of his employees, the owner himself (Ammar). The hotel we got to stay in was very good. And what can be said about our guide Bishnu. Just an epic human. He made the trip possible. such an awesome soul. Please choose this trekking company and i promise you won’t be disappointed! I am going back to Nepal for the Annapurna Base Camp Trek and you know I will definitely be choosing Gokyo Treks and Bishnu! Just a perfect A-Z experience. – Saiful Bari, Washington DC, USA
The Best Everest Base Camp Trekking review
We’ve booked our trekking to Everest Base Camp before we went to Nepal. We told the team of Gokyo Treks about our wishes and we did have a lot of questions about the trekking and the equipment. They respond very quickly and gave us a lot of information, suggestions and offered a good price. During the trek everything was organized very well.We choose for a porter/guide.
He grow up in the mountains and did know everything about the area, weather conditions, altitude sickness etc. In case of emergency we could call with the team in Kathmandu 24/7. A couple of other tourist told us that they were a bit jealous because they wanted a guide as we had. We did have a beautiful trekking and afterwards the team of Gokyo Treks was really interested in our experience. – Estherv Wezel Utrecht, The Netherlands
The best Everest Base Camp hiking with Kala Pattar trek
Ammar the owner of the company gave me a feeIing of being in good hands responding so fast and accurate to the my many mails prior to the trek. Arrived in Kathmandu I contacted him. He sent me one of his colleagues to escort me to the new place of the office. Which was to be honest not so easy to find. But with Ammars colleague of cause no problem. There were still a lot of constructions at the house so Ammar was quite busy when I met him for the first time. Nevertheless he made time for me and answered my last questions.
The trek itself was an unforgettable journey through the heart of Solukhumbu. Actually the plan was to cross Chola Pass and go for Gokyo Ri too but unfortunately the pass was closed due to the snow. But even without Chola and Gokyo it was my most memeroable holiday so far. So I will not hesitate to highly recommend Gokyo Treks & Expeditions. Thank you for this adventure. – Thorsten Schaefer, Kassel, Germany
Everest Base Camp trek via Chola Pass and Gokyo lakes
I recently completed my wish list of going to Everest Base Camp and Gokyo with the assistance from Gokyo Treks and Expedition, and I couldn’t be happier with my decision to go with the company. Ever since I contacted Gokyo Treks, Ammar Guni has assisted me with lots of decisions and given me advice, from what to expect on my trip to what are the essentials needed.
I was greeted warmly by Ammar when I touched down at Kathmandu airport, stayed at his house, and had a nice dinner with his family. Ammar even walked me to Thamel to get remaining essentials for my trip, and he made it so much easier since I’m not local.
While trekking, I was assigned a guide who became friend, Tej Regmi, a thoughtful guide and genuine at doing his work. He gave full attention, especially when intersection Chola Pass glacier is hazardous. Tej even suggested alternative trekking routes since I was finishing my trip earlier than expected. The best is, friends who I knew along my trip even complimented him for being thoughtful.
Overall, I’m very happy with services by Ammar and his team, and for me, their actions have spoken louder than words. Thanks for the great experience Gokyo Treks and Expedition! I strongly recommend them if you’re visiting Nepal. – Zhafir Mustafa, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Remarkable Everest base camp trek highlights
- Tallest mountain view in 360 deg angle from Syangeboche and from Kalapatthar view point.
- Changing colors of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku.
- Sherpa Buddhism, ancient monastery, Local sherpa tradition.
Exceptional Everest base camp trek notice
The Everest basecamp trek information is just a standard template guideline. However, ebc tour itinerary plan is possible to modify according to your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport, or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during travel.
It is, however, very incredible that the itinerary would be extensively altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.
“What makes Everest Base Camp Trek special?”
Opportunities for challenging trekking and pleasant hikes are scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained, and licensed local guides who know where to go and how to stay safe. Not only this but also we give benefits to the local society and helps to conserve natural resources which reduce costs and usage.
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