Everest Base Camp
Not only will you spend your days walking through the breathtaking Khumbu region of Nepal, but you will also be following in the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest mountaineers and explorers!
We have two trekking seasons for Everest Base Camp – April/May and October/ November. April is a magical time to embark on the trek, as you will have the opportunity to join our Expeditions team for a few nights in Base Camp itself! October/ November is a quieter time on the trail and often has the best weather – so it’s entirely up to you as to which season suits you best!
Also bear in mind that on arrival at Everest Base Camp, you will have reached an altitude of 5360m above sea level. Responsible acclimatization is therefore one of our priorities on the trip and the reason why we include at least two full acclimatization days on the trip.
|19 days door-to-door|
|From USD $2,995 to USD $3,295|
- Conservation/National Park fees and all Government taxes
- All trekking permits
- Four nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a bed-and-breakfast basis (twin beds sharing)
- Half-day world heritage sites tour with a guide and private transport
- All airport/hotel/airport transfers
- Domestic airfares (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) and domestic airport taxes
- All accommodation and meals whilst on trek
- Hot drinks – tea, coffee, hot chocolate and boiled water
- Western leader/facilitator
- Nepali Leader
- An experienced Sirdar/Head Sherpa
- Assistant guides as required
- Porters as required
- Insurance for all Nepalese staff
- General first aid kit
- Tents and sleeping mats at Base Camp (if applicable)
- Dining tent at Base Camp (if applicable)
- Welcome dinner before the trek
- Celebration Meal after the trek
- International airfares and departure taxes
- Items of a personal nature – personal gear, telephone calls, laundry etc.
- Travel and Medical Rescue Insurance
- Staff/ guide gratuities
- Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu, besides those mentioned above.
- Alcohol, soft drinks and mineral water
- Personal medical expenses, medical and evacuation insurance
- Any costs arising from flight cancellation/ delays, political disturbance or natural disasters.
The team that lived by our side for the fourteen days that we were on the mountain was exceptional. The Nepali people are gentle and welcoming and do everything in their power to make their home, your home, away from home. I had the most incredible experience and trip of my life and I am already planning my next visit back to the mountains Lisa
There, we will spend a rest and acclimatization day while also exploring the many shops, vendors and local bakeries. Days 6 and 7 see us moving up to Tengboche and Dingboche for our second acclimatization day, before trekking to Lobuche (4930m) via a memorial site for climbers. Gorak Shep (5160m) is next, including a climb up Kala Pattar (5545m) for the best views of Mt Everest! Day 11 sees us reach Base Camp – a magical and unforgettable moment – where we will either spend a few days with the expedition team, or begin the trek back down to Lukla.
Visas and vaccinations
Tourist entry visas can be obtained at Tribuvhan International Airport on your arrival in Kathmandu for US$ 25. You need 2 colour photos for your entry visa (bring 5 in total as you will need additional colour photos for trekking permits etc.)
The following vaccinations are suggested:
- Hepatitis A and B
- Tetanus-Diphtheria- Revaccination recommended every 10 years