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Classic Everest Base Camp Trek

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US$ 1,908.67
2 travellers
What to Expect
Everest Base Camp Trek has been listed as number one trekking trail by National Geographic. The trek takes you to the base of Mt. Everest (8848m), the world’s highest peak as well as to the top of Kalapatthar (5545m). The trail passes through the Namche Bazaar, the capital of Khumbu region and a cultural center of Sherpa people. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn Sherpa culture and appreciate their hospitality. Also, don’t miss to visit the famous Tengboche Monastery, one of the biggest monasteries in the Everest region and a perfect viewpoint to watch the splendid and up close view of Ama Dablam (6812m). Trek to Kalapathar will be the most rewarding ever as it offer the best glimpse of Everest not from anywhere in the world. You will enjoy spectacular views of the highest mountains in the world including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m) etc. The trek entirely takes place through the Sagarmatha National Park area, which is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is home to such endangered animals as Snow Leopard, Red Panda and Himalayan Tahr.

Short itinerary: 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2804 meters) trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours.

Day 04: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 5.30 hours.

Day 05: Rest for acclimatization at Naamche

Day 06: Naamche - Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters) 5 hours.

Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m, 6/7 hrs.).

Day 08: Acclimatization day.

Day 09: Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4930m) 5 hours

Day 10: Lobuche to Gorakshep - trekking to Everest Base Camp (5357) and back to Gorakshep 6-7 hours

Day 11: Gorakhshep to Kalapathar (5545m) and Pheriche (4240m – 5/6 hrs.).

Day 12: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m, 7 hrs.).

Day 13: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla (2810m) 6-7 hours

Day 14: Morning flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 15: Sightseeing in Patan Bhaktapur and Patan City.

Day 16: Fly back Home

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Important Information
Departure Point
From you Hotel in Kathamndu
16 days
Return Details
To your Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Cost Includes:
  • International and domecstic Airport pick up and drop off
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Flight to and from Lukla for you and Nepalese Staff
  • 3 nights' accommodation in Kathmandu at Hotel Horizon or similar
  • Accommodation and 3 meals while on the trek
  • Fully escorted trek with English speaking a Guide and a Porter for every two persons
  • National Park Fees
  • Sleeping bag ( If you don't have
  • Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Items of personal nature ie. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.
  • Travel Insurance (this is a mandatory condition of booking)
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Personal spending money
  • Down jacket
  • Tips
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

With the help of the guys at thirdpole my friends and I had an extremely memorable and pleasant trek to EBC. Special mention to Lal, our guide, for being extremely cheerful at times when we were almost out of breath during the trek! Thanks guys!

Thank gawainpek
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  • Duration: 16 days
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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