Everest Base Camp Trek is probably one of the most cherished treks of all times. The word – Everest in itself is enough to anyone to recognize it as the world’s highest mountain and who wouldn’t want to be there? On the top of the world. It would be an achievement of lifetime. Your dream journey – Everest Base Camp Trek initiates with a flight from Kathmandu airport to Lukla which is nothing less than a mountain flight. The flight can be quite exhilarating but the snow-clad mountains that rises parallel to you looks heavenly. A flight to Lukla will take you to the Khumbu region of Nepal. The Kumbhu region is enriched with the tallest mountains of the world namely Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho –oyu, Mt. Ama Dablam and many more.
As you reach Lukla, you take a path that takes you down along the Dudhkoshi river. You follow the river and cross a long suspension bridge over it. Also a long well paved path takes you to Phakding. Moving ahead with the journey, you pass the village of Monjo and enter Sagarmatha National Park. You continue with the undulating path that goes up and down until you reach Namche bazaar. Namche Bazar is a popular buzzing town in Khumbu region which is also the main hub for trading. Similarly, you walk along the narrow and busy path of Namche to Tengboche. Tengboche is a popular monastery on the way to Everest. The monastery offers some close and fantastic views of mountains.
After beholding the beauty of sky dominating mountains, you move ahead through the yak pastures of Dingboche and Lobuche to Gorekshep. As you move upward, you can feel the thin air in the atmosphere. A little bit ahead from Gorekshep, you will find yourself in front of the mighty mountains standing tall one after the other. Likewise, you cannot help your eyes wander from one peak to another as you will be standing on the top of the world i.e. The Everest Base Camp! Your hike to Kalapatthar with be even more enchanting as you will be able to see the sunrise and sunset amidst the quaint mountains. Hence, the golden rays of sun on the glittering white snow is a superb combination.
So, are you ready for this lifetime journey – Everest Base Camp Trek with Himal Eco Trek? We will make your travel more fun, comfortable and safe. Therefore, book a trip with us and we will not give you a chance to complain. Pack your bags and get on your seat belts because Himal Eco Treks is at your service. All in all you just have to relax and enjoy the wonders of nature with a warm hospitality of Sherpa people in Everest.
Kathmandu in a hotel and sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
Fly to lukla (40 minutes flight)
Trek to phakding (3-4 hrs trek)
Trekking (maximum 5-7 hrs trek)
Maximum altitude- 5545, kalapatthar
Acclimatization day in Namche Bazar and Dingboche
Accommodation in a guest house during the trek
2days and 2 nights in Kathmandu and departure day
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal Entry visa fees.
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in Cities
- Airfare from your country to Nepal
- Snacks, soft drink during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
Regarding your arrival
As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter in to Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.
Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.
We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses are on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.
Meals and Drinking water facility
The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.
If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day in website of Nepal Rastra Bank.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.
Import and Export during the travel
You can import some duty free items prescribed by the Custom Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars. You can also bring laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.
High altitude sickness
Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.