Trip Introduction

Everest Base Camp Trek that goes as high as 5545m at Kalapattar is moderately strenuous trek and also one of the most popular treks in Nepal. Home to four 8000ers,namely; Mount Everest (8,848m/29,047ft), Lhotse (8,516m/27,933ft), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m/26906ft) and Mt. Shisapangma (8027m/26335ft) the Everest Region has world's most rugged trails, which makes the trekking in Everest Region an adventurous experience of a lifetime.

Spanning for 18, the trek is designed for those who enjoy traveling and exploring in ease, therefore, there is not a rush for reaching the base camp but leisurely enjoying the Himalaya experience.Guided by experienced Sherpa, Everest base camp trek takes you deep into the awe-inspiring landscapes of Great Himalaya; offering some of the rarest sightings of majestic glaciers, towering peaks and exotic flora and fauna. Each and every week we depart our Everest Base Camp Group from Kathmandu. We can arrange the private departure as well. According to your convincing time we can fix the departure time. For couples, families, charity and small groups of friends this sort of departure will be applicable. We are ready to Customize our  itineraries  as per your needs ,feel comfort to express your desire with us.


Trip Highlights

  • Sightseeing in World Heritage Sites: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath (a major Hindu shrine) and the giant Buddhist Stupa at Boudha 
  • Scenic flight to and from Lukla- One of hte most interesting Himalayan Airstrip flight in the world 
  • The typical trail of trekking in Nepal, that goes up and down the rolling hills so many times like the waves in a ocean.
  • The landscapes including the Himalayan panorama, that gradually comes closer and becomes more wonderful as the trek goes higher to Everest Base Camp. Also, the views of deep Dudh Koshi River Valley blended so well with the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park
  • The authentic Sherpa culture in the mountainous villages that we encounter during our Everest Base Camp Trek and the warm hospitality of the families of inborn mountaineers.
  • The highland monasteries, the sacred maniwalls engraved with Buddhist prayers, colorful prayer flags portraying spirituality, the memorials, chortens and the every aspect that demonstrates Tantric Buddhism of Nygingma Pa Sect.
  • The floral and faunal biodiversity of Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Kalapattar for the whole view of Everest.
  • The glacial walk over Khumbu Glacier that extends from Khumbu Icefall. The most important highlight the Everest Base Camp itself.
  • Additionally, Everest Base Camp Trek (18 Days) also highlights the cultural opulence of Kathmandu Valley the day before our trek to Everest Base Camp begins.

Can I Accomplish This Trek?

To accomplish the trek you should have excellent health with average physical fitness, positive attitude, self-confidence and strong determination. If you have the subtle experiences on walking /trekking in high altitude, environment this trek will be really easier. Your Past hiking experiences may be worthy but you need special technical skill for this trek. If you have pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases please kindly inform us before booking the trip. We are highly conscious about your health and safety. Please consult your doctor before starting your trek.


Additional Information

Regarding this trip, we have attempted to provide enough information from our website. Nevertheless, if you need any discussion regarding your time availability and others query please feels free to contact us directly at +9779851040806 if you want to talk. Alternatively, please contact us via our email- sales@advadventures.com


 

Outline Itinerary

  • Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft-)D
  • Half day guided city tour of Kathmandu. Trek Preparation.
  • Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 40 minutes flight; 8km, 3 - 4 hour trek-B/L/D
  • Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 - 6 hours- B/L/D
  • Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)- B/L/D
  • Trek to Khumjung (3786m/12,419 ft): 5 hour -B/L/D
  • Khumjung to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5- 6 hours-B/L/D
  • Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 - 6 hours-B/L/D
  • Dingboche(4,360 m/14,300 ft): Rest Day for acclimatization--B/L/D
  • Dingboche to Duglha (4,600 m/15,090 ft): 4km, 3 - 4 hours-B/L/D
  • Duglha to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 4km, 2 - 4 hours-B/L/D
  • Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft): 13km, 6-7 hours- B/L/D
  • Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Pherice (4,288m/14,070ft): 16km, 7-8 hours-B/L/D
  • Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280 ft): 20km, 6 - 7 hours-B/L/D
  • Trek to Namche Village (3,440m/11,280 ft):13 km,- 4 to 5 hours walking-B/L/D
  • Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 - 7 hours-B/L/D
  • Lukla- Kathmandu flight-B/D
  • Departure from Kathmandu- B , B/L/D denotes -Breakfast, lunch and Dinner
    In event of flight cancellation/ delayed in/out Lukla: It is likely that flight to Lukla and return could get delayed or cancel even if best trekking seasons so it is important that you come with minimum of one or two extra days at the end of the trek as back up days to cover this eventualities. If flight will go on time, you could use these days to explore Kathmandu Valley or could even extend your visit to wildlife safari in Chitwan National Park (2 Nights) or Pokhara (2 Nights).

    If flight will get cancelled, then we will reschedule your flight for the following day. (Subject to availability). However, in a group, we could also hire a helicopter to fly in/out to Lukla to start/ end the trek as per the planned date and time and cost of helicopter flight is your own expenses. Helicopter flight will cost minimum of US$- 350 to US$- 500 per person depending on group size. To cover this helicopter flight expenses, you are kindly requested to come with travel insurance that covers the flight cancellation for minimum of US$- 500 for a day so that you could claim for the flight cancellation once returned from the trip, and we will make documentation for this as per your require to submit to your insurance.

Important Trip Notes & Activities

Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure trip in remote Himalayan region, where weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.

Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.


Day 01:

Arrival Day in Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft)- D

On arrival to Kathmandu; we will greet you at the airport and transfer you to the traveler’s recommended Hotel Blue horizon or similar standard hotel. Later we meet and take you to our head office, brief you on the upcoming Everest Base camp Trek with us and introduce your trekking guide to Everest Base Camp. Evening, we host welcome dinner at one of the finest local restaurant in Kathmandu with music and ethnic dance. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.

Day 02:

Half Day Guided Tour of Kathmandu Valley (1350m/4428ft)- B

With easy morning and breakfast, today we will start the half day tour of Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu Valley is probably one of the most interesting cultural valleys with superb blend of Hinduism and Buddhism and mega edifices dedicated to deities of these religions. Moreover, the historic courtyards and palaces inside Kathmandu are artistically fascinating, which date back to ancient and medeival eras.

Firstly we will visit to the pilgrimage sites of Hindus- Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most important shrine of Shiva temples on the subcontinent which is an abode of thousand of devotees, Saddhus (holy men/Baba). The sights of cremating deads most of the times in the holy riverbank of Bagmati is offbeat cultural experience. From Pashupatinath we drive to nearby Buddhanath, the biggest Buddhist monastery in Asia-  This Stupa is one of the holy Stupas for the entire Nepalese. You can circumambulate around this mega shrine clockwise to witness authentic Tibetan culture scattered everywhere at Boudhanath.
 

Next, we visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square which is old Royal palace of Kathmandu where we can see lot of  temples built in different eras by different kings. The home to Kumari (Living goddess) manifests extremely fascinating architecture and walk in a freak street nearby reminds of Hippy era in Kathmandu.

Day 03:

Fly to Lukla-2850m/9348ft (35 mins flight) & Trek to Phakding(2652m/8699ft)- 3 to 4 hours- 8-9 kms walking. B/L/D

We drive to airport early in the morning to take our flight to Lukla. The scenic 35 minutes flight to Lukla caters the panorama of the peaks of Langtang, Rolwaling and Annapurna Himalayan Ranges. Landing at Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla is a thrilling adventure. Instantly, after making the final arrangement for the Everest Base Camp Trek, we kick off. Trekking 200m downhill to Thado Koshi River, we cross the suspension bridge over it. The view of Mt. Kusum Kangru looming dramatically to the East is wonderful view from the bridge. Beyond the bridge the trek begins to gain altitude gradually to Ghat. Ghat is a Buddhist Village with wonderful Black Mani walls engraved with prayers in white. The final push from Ghat through scattered viallges and yak herder's camps brings us to Phakding. The first day of Everest Base Camp Trek ends at Phakding. Explore remaining with this local village. Overnight at Mt. Lodge.

Day 04:

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar ( 3440m/11283ft)- 5 to 6 hours- 12 kms walking. B/L/D

The Everest Base Camp Trek today crosses suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River five times. The first bridge we cross comes after five minutes of walk from our hotel in Namche.  Crossing it we trek through the forested trail on the left bank of the river for 35 minutes to Taktak. Exiting out of Taktak we get to see the magnificent view of Mt. Thameserku 6608m. Almost thirty minutes of gentle walk brings us to Banker. We cross the second bridge over Dudh Koshi River while making our way out of Banker. Trekking on the right bank of the river on the stony trail that goes uphill and down like the waves in the ocean, we arrive to Monjo. Walking through the typical Sherpa Village, we arrive to the Entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. Trek downhill for twenty minutes on the stony trail to the river, cross the third bridge and arrive to Jorsale, where we stop for the lunch.

Post lunch, we cross the fourth bridge and trek along the right bank of the river for forty minutes to arrive at Larja Doban. At Larja Doban we sight the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi River. There are two elevated bridges at Larja Doban. We cross the higher one and begin the uphill climb on the stony trail towards Namche. Almost after 1 and half hour of trek we arrive to Top Danda. Savoring the first view of Everest from Top Danda, we trek uphill for the next ninety minutes through pine forest to Namche.

Day 05:

Namche Bazaar- Day Acclimatization (3440m/11283ft). B/L/D

Rest day during trek means to hike to higher elevation and trek down back for proper acclimatization. Today we will walk up to the Everest view Hotel, which lies at the altitude of 3880m (440m higher than Namche). 2.5 hours of uphill hike on the stony trails of open hill brings us to Everest View Hotel. Savor the views of Thameserku, Kusum Kangru, Kantega, Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam among others from the site. Trekking down back to Namche on the same trail is easy 1.5 hrs walk.

Rest of the time you may just explore Namche Bazaar, visit its Sherpa museum- a great place to learn Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering and if this happens to be Saturday, you would have a wonderful local market (Hatt Bazaar) at Namche Bazaar. It is interesting and a wonderful experience to understand how the locals exchange their goods or buy the necessary stuffs from the market itself. Namche Bazaar, itself is a tourist shopping hub with all the required trekking and mountaineering clothing and equipment. O/N at Namche. 

Day 06:

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3790m/12431ft)- 3 hours- 6-7 kms walking. B/L/D

Today after relaxed breakfast in Namche, we climb up to the famous airstrip at Syangboche (only occasional flight of Pilatus is coming here), then trekking ahead to the corner valley of the hills to Khumjung.

Khumjung is very interesting Sherpa hamlet of Khumbu which is the home to avid Sherpa Mountaineers. The signs of contribution made by Sir Edmund Hillary can be seen here in Khumjung and its surrounding areas. The valley is  ringed by snowy peaks of Kondge and Thamserku and the sacred peak of Sherpas- Mt. Khumbila, it is also believed as a monastery places that houses a yeti scalp.

In the afternoon, we will visit to Hillary School, colorful Buddhist monasteries, visit is typical stones trail with lined prayer stones, flags and prayer wheels, visit to Hillary Hospital in Kundel. O/ N at Khumjung at Mt. Lodge. 

Day 07:

Trek from Khumjung to Tengboche( 3870m/12694ft)- 4 to 5 hours- 10 kms walking. B/L/D

Today, we will hike to Tengboche. Firstly, the trail will descend down to Dudhkoshi River (almost 1 and half to 2 hours). Across the river the trail goes gradually uphill (minimum of 1.5-2 hours) through the forested path (Pine & Rhododendron forest),  to Tengboche.

Tengboche, one of the most beautiful places in the Himalaya,  is famous for its amazing views of Ama Dablam Mountain at the backdrop of Tengboche monastery itself.
The Tengboche monastery is one of the biggest Buddhist monasteries of Khumbu region, your guide will take you to see this monastery surroundings, chant with Buddhist monks, enjoy the praying ceremony. O/N at Tengboche.

Day 08:

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche Valley( 4410m/14465ft)- 5 to 6 hours- 12 kms walking. B/L/D

Breakfast at Tyangboche, then will start walking of this day. The trail descends down winding through the rhododendron forest to Devoche. Crossing a bridge over the raging Imja Khola River beyond Devoche, we hug the valley wall, and then traverse to the plains of Pangboche village which is the biggest Sherpa  village of Khumbu. Here we have great chance to see the typical Sherpa people, culture and traditions. We will take a short hike to the monastery over to hill at Pangboche- probably the oldest monastery of Khumbu. Then, we walk thirty minutes through the village and hike for an hour through the open valley to Somare 4040m. Somare is the treeline border during Everest Base Camp Trek. We have our lunch at Somare and then begin the real adventure of Everest Base Camp Trek. Climbing gradually on a uphill trail through the glacial moraines and yak grazing lands for two and half hours we arrive to Dingboche.

Day 09:

Acclimatization Day in Dingboche ( 4410m/14465ft). B/L/D

On this day you will rest before the last leg of the journey. You may  explore the surrounding Chhukung and Imja valleys which are connected with the most interesting Island Peak, the high passes of Amphu Laptse and Makalu Barun National park.

If you interested, you may hike to the Chhukung Ri(5000m Approx) for the panorama of the valley or explore the Dingboche itself with its typical local peoples and their life styles.

However, we suggest you to hike up to Nagarshang Hill, which is 300m higher than Dingboche and just 2-3 hours roundtrip. From the hilltop the views of Thameserku, Kantega, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Cholatse and Isalnd Peak among others are wonderful.
O/N at Dingboche.

Day 10:

Trek from Dingboche – Thukla (4610m/15121ft)- 3 to 4 hours- 8 kms walking. B/L/D

From this day onward, the trek is gradual up hill; due to the altitude it is harder and tough. However for two and half hours until reaching to Dughla, we walk mostly on the leveled trail that winds through yak herders shelters and grazing lands. 

Duglha offer you a magnificent view of Mt. Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku, and several other magnificent peaks. Overnight at Mt. Tea House.

Day 11:

Trek from Thukla to Lobuche (4928m/16164ft)- 3-4 hours- 8 kms walking. B/L/D

After the breakfast at Dughla our trek to Everest Base Camp resumes. One hour of uphll climb from Dughla brings us to Dugh-La Pass 4620m, which has the memorials of famous climbers who lost their lives during Everest Expedition. The memorials here include of Scott Fisher and Babu Chiri Sherpa. From the pass the Everest Base Camp Trek now winds on the trail beside  Khumbu Glacier for almost an hour  to Lobuche. From Lobuche we see the best views of Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Pumari and the Nuptse.  O/N at Lobuche.

Day 12:

Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep( 5160m/16925ft) & Everest Base Camp( 5364m/17594ft) & Trek back Gorekshep ( 5160m/16925ft). B/L/D

The first hour of the trek today is an easy walk on the leveled trail. Then we climb up for 25 minutes or so follwed by next thrity minutes of easy hike to catch the glacial moraines of Mt. Pumori all the way to Gorakshep. Though it is quite early to have lunch at Gorakshep, we will have light lunch before kicking off the adventurous walk to Everest Base Camp.

Post lunch the walk of your lifetime to Everest Base Camp begins. Two and half hours of up and down trek on the glacial moraines extended from Khumbu Icefall is an adventurous roller coaster. Going down to the glacier crossing half of it all the way to Everest Base Camp is amazing fun walking. At Everest Base witness the colorful tents of Expedition Groups if it is peak season of climbing. Take enough photographs and feel the world's highest summit from the nearest proximity possible. At the latter half of the day trek back to Gorakshep for the overnight stay.

Day 13:

Morning Hike to Kalapathar(5545m/18188ft) &  Trek down to Pheriche( 4200m/13776ft)- 6-8 hours- 14-16 kms walking. B/L/D

Another big day of Everest Base Camp Trek- today we climb gradually uphill on a grassland for two hours followed by twenty five minutes of walk through the black rocks to the summit of Kalapattar. Kalapattar refers to black rock in Nepali.  Kalapattar is a vantage point for the closest view of Everest. We get to see the whole of Everest from Kalapattar, which is a sight worthwhile enduring an early morning hike. Enjoy 360 degree panorama of Everest and its siblings from Kalapattar.

Then, trek back on the retracing trail to your hotel, enjoy the breakfast and begin the trek downhill towards Periche. Until Dughla we tread on the retracing trail. From Dughla, we trek downhill to the flat valley of Periche. Overnight at Periche.

Day 14:

Trek from Pheriche to Phortse (3760m/12333ft)- 4 to 5 hours- 12-14 kms walking. B/L/D

Today, we will ahve wonderful landscape trekking following Dudk Koshi river valley to Phortse Village. This day is interesting in its landscapes, and remember as it required walking over a cliff side walking which is comparately narrow trail, but interesting route. In Phortse, you will ahve time o stroll arround this typical village. O/N at Mt. Lodge.

Day 15:

Trek to Namche( 3440m/11283ft)- 5 to 6 hours(10-11 kms walking)- B/L/D

Today, we will have easy trek back to Namche. From Phortse village, we will trek down to river valley, then walk up hill till to Tashinga village, then easy trail onward to Kyanjuma where the regular trail of Everest Base Camp Trek meets, and we have easy and pleasent walking back to Namche. O/N at Namche

Day 16:

Trek from Namche to Lukla(2850m/9348ft)- 6 hours- 12 kms walking. B/L/D     

After the breakfast, we hike down a trail steeply descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then continue walking over several local villages and most of walking is through Dudh Koshi River valley and surroundings. Upon reaching at Lukla, freshen up at your hotel and relax. Evening, you could have a party with your trekking crew as it is your celebration of successful Everest Base Camp Trek also the last night in the Everest Region. O/N at Lukla.

Day 17:

Lukla- Kathmandu Flight( 30 min flight). B/D

Our flights is in the morning for Kathmandu from Lukla. After breakfast at Lukla hotel, you will check in to the airport and take your flight back to Kathmandu.  Transfer to your hotel. You will have free time to relax, freshen up and rest.


In the evening, we will meet you again, take you feedback of Everest Base Camp Trek and host a farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese restaurant in Kathmandu. O/N at Kathmandu

Day 18:

Departure from Kathmandu. B

Today you will depart Kathmandu. Breakfast at Kathmandu hotel, then you are free for shopping at the Kathmandu. When the time to depart back comes, we will transfer you to the airport. Have a safe flight and visit Nepal time and again.

End of our services!

Price: US $1540 per person

Inclusions

  • Airport picks up/ transfer
  • 3 Nights Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu at Hotel Apsara Boutique on BB plan
  • Welcome dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant- Traditional Dance & Music & Farewell Dinner at one of the finest restaurant in main down town
  • Half Day guided tour of Kathmandu Valley, with all the entrance and monument fees
  • Everest Trekking permit/TIMS Card- Trekkers Security Card
  • Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu flight, airport tax and transfer
  • 14 Nights/15 Days Everest Base Camp Trek on full board of meals plan (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Mt. Accommodation on twin share- Comfortable and clean Mt. Lodge. ( Few nights attached bath- At Namche & Lukla)
  • One Advanced Adventures Trekking Leader ( Experienced, Fluent English Speaking, Gov. Licensed, first aid and eco trained), required assistance Leader/s as per the group size, their entire expenses, equipment and insurance
  • Entire poterage cost- one porter for each two member in a group-AA provide trekking clothing to its porters
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as per applicable
  • AA duffle Bag and T- shirt, Trekking Map, Adventure Certificate
  • Down Jacket and Sleeping Bags while on trekking (on Request)- rated to -15 Degree Celsius
  • Group medicine Kit Box (Diamox & other first Aid Medicine)
  • Departure transfer

Exclusions

  • Nepal Visa, in/out flight to Kathmandu from Home country
  • Your meals at Kathmandu, except provided dinner and breakfast
  • Entire cost of beverages, mineral water, beer etc. while on trek
  • Travel insurance (Must includes Helicopter evacuation and Trip Cancellation)
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Tips to Guide, Assistance Guide/s and Sherpa Porters
  • Any extending trips
All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

We do have several departure dates for our trekking /climbing trips. Please find your convenient departure date from the below listed year and write us. Being as a Nepal based adventure travel Company, we do have permanent trekking set up in mountains so we are very much flexible for the departure dates for our every Himalayan trip. Please view our available group dates as stated and if the listed dates are not matching your expected time for this trip, write us with your personal date, we are happy to organize this trip to you as per your own selected date and we can open the same date for our group departure date.

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Important Trip Notes & Activities


Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure trip in remote Himalayan region, where weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.

Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.

Experience and Fitness Required


This trip is not a difficult. No previous trekking experienced is required but if you have, it is a great plus point. This trek is a non technical walk. The highest height you would reach on this trip is 3800m from sea level. The walk involves a lots of ups and downs, takes you through local villages, farming lands, terraces, and river side but as long as you have strength of walking for 4 to 6 hours a day, you are qualified for the trek however you should be having a moderate health and fitness.

We strongly suggest travelers to consult with your medical doctor before travelling and do the regular check up of your health and report us while booking a trip with us.

A part of the health and fitness, participant must be having a positive attitude and strong determination for the successful trip.

Passport & Visa Information


Nepal Visa is the easiest visa to obtain; you may buy your Nepal visa at your nearest Nepalese Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad or buy this upon on arrival to Kathmandu international airport as per your convenient. You have to have 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months valid at the starting of the trip.


Nationals of SAARC countries and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal. As per this rule, Indian nationals do not require visa.

Transit visa is provided for foreign nationality for 3 days. Visa must be obtained for staying over the initial period of three days. Currently, foreign national can obtain Nepalese visa from the following border.

• Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
• Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
• Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
• Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
• Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
• Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
• Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
• Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)

Tourist Visa Fees: 3 days transit visa - Free of Cost
Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Maitighar, Impact Building, Kathmandu, and Tel: 00977-1-4221996 / 4223590 / 4222453,

Download visa form-: www.nepalimmigration.gov.np

Group Size


In this Everest Base Camp Trek, the minimum group size would be two and maximum group size is ten or more on request. We can also organize private trip to solo person with single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online or ask us with your personal dates, we will open group date on the same date.

Our Guides, Trip and Safety


Because these hikes take you on the remote Himalayan region, it is very essential that you are accompanied with the very experienced and qualified & equipped leader for the safe and successful trip. We Advanced Adventure employee the local trek guide and stuff who are trained and qualified on the trip we worked on. Our guides are trained and licensed from Nepal Gov, certify from TAAN & Nepal Mountaineering Association. All of our leading Trekking and Climbing Guide are experience from last 8 to 10 years. We have train them specially for your trip, to cater the flexible needs of our peoples in the group joining from different countries, this double assure you that your trip is at the right and professional hands.

At every trip, there would be our one Trek leader and one assistance leader on each additional 2 peoples on the trek- this arrangement would ensure that even if any of our guide/ assistance guides get sick or if any travelers gets sick and need to be back or delay the days of walking, it would still works smoothly and there would not be any impact on our original trek plan. Also each two trekker would have one Sherpa helper for carrying your trekking bags.

Meals and Accommodations


While in Kathmandu, your accommodation is at standard hotels ( Attached Bath, A/C, 24 hours running hot/cold shower) similar of 2 to 3 star standard hotel and while in trek, your accommodation is at Mt. Lodge and local tea houses, they are clean and comfortable. Our entire accommodation is at twin share unless stated but single supplement accommodation is also available on personal request at the additional cost of US$- 250.

In city, only breakfast is included on the offered trip itinerary but while in trek full board of meals is included (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, and Tea- Coffee). We provide you food from the local tea- house/ Mt. Lodge from en route. Breakfast and dinner is to be provided from the same tea- house/ guest house we would overnight but lunch would be en route in between.

Foods provided are depends on the availability of the Mt. lodges we would be staying but in general, you can have Nepalese foods (Dal Bhat), Tibetan fried bread, various soups, Momo’s (steamed dumplings), potatoes, pastas and even a version of pizza! So, over all you have a different choice of food on trek.

(Upgrade hotel to 4 stars or 5 stars is possible in Kathmandu, please write us if you interested)

Trekking Seasons


We do have two best seasons to attempt this trek to Everest Base Camp. As this trip is a big trip to you, we always suggest you to come at the right time of the year as far as possible.

Spring: - (March, April, May) - Best warmest time to trek. Rhododendron flowers in bloom- excellent trails and clear skies, best visibility. Good Temperature, warmest weather of the year.

Autumn:- (Mid September, October and November) - Excellent trails, clear blue skies, best visibility. Best Time to Trek

Winter Months: - (December, January and February) are also good, but it’s obviously colder. You have to be prepared for this. It is up to you to plan this trek at this cold time or not.

Summer: - Monsoon, so rain and visibility can be a big issue (from Mid June, July and August). We do not suggest you this time for the trek.

Vaccination


Vaccination is required to plan to your trip to Nepal but it is not a must to have thing to come, but highly suggested. Your doctor will have the information of vaccination you would require to the country you will be travelling.

Hepatitis A, Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies, Tetanus, Typhoid and Malaria etc. are the recommended vaccination for travel Nepal.

Caring Porter


Our porter are fully equipped and insured for each trip they are undertaking with us. As you know that we are very sincere with the porter issues and their situation while on trek thus we make sure that our porter are fully prepared for the trip. We are closely working with International Porter Progress Association for the welfare and befit for the touristic porters.

The maximum load carried by our porter is 20 to 25 KG maximum so be sure that your trekking bag so not load more than 12 KG.

Communication facilities on this Trek


These days, there are enough communication facilities on this trek, most of the local villages has local telephone booth phone thus if required, you can easily communicate with your friends and family however the cost is slightly expensive, 2 to 3 dlr per minute. Nowadays, during the clear days, reception of Nepalese cell phones is on throughout the trail, your guide will have Cell phone on the trip.

At, Lukla & Namche, there are internet facilities available as well so if you need to get in touch with your business, family and friends online, it is possible here however the cost of internet is pretty expensive- 1 USD for 15 Min.
 

Booking This Trek


Once you would choose which trip you would like to book with us, write us with the information or phone us on our phone number for the trip booking confirmation. We have online trip booking option, you may go on that link, choose your trip and date and follow the instruction with information required and summit us.

Once your trip booking request would be received, we would suggest you the final trip booking procedure with advance payment of the trip. Non-refundable deposit of 20% (per person) is required to confirm a place on your selected adventure.

Please do not hesitate to contact us in relation to any questions you may have regarding our trip booking Process.

Notation: Airport Stops Route

Equipments

It is very important to have right seasonal Clothing & Equipments for the safe and enjoyable trek in Nepal. Here below, we have listed the required equipments for traveling to Nepal and its Himalayas. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. 

Head:
Sun hat or scarf 
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat 
Sunglasses with UV protection

 

Hands:
Lightweight gloves 
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

 

Upper Body:
T-shirts (2) 
Light and expedition weight thermal tops 
Fleece jacket or pullover 
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric)
shell jacket 

T- Shirt and Down Jacket
Advanced Adventure provide you this

 

Lower Body:
Underwear (4) 
Hiking shorts (2) 
Lightweight cotton long pants 
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms 
Fleece or wool pants 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
 

Feet:
Thin, lightweight inner socks (4) 
Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4) 
Hiking boots with spare laces 
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
 

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F - Advanced Adventure provide this 
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries 
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock for trek bag- Advanced Adventure provide Trekking Duffle Bag.
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal) 
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag 
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) 
Thermarest sleeping pad 
Water bottles (2)
Toiletries
Small wash towel

Extras/Luxuries:
Binoculars 
Reading book 
Trail Map/Guide book 
Journal & Pen 
Walkman 
Pencils and small notebooks 
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

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