High in the Himalayas, miles from the luxuries, cars, and conveniences, The Everest Base Camp is the journey to the top of the world and an adventure of a lifetime. For those whose dreams soar even higher than the clouds, the trip offers you to get immersed in the highlands of insane heights and so much more!!. Being the number one priority for the trekkers, it is the most popular trek in Nepal, each year completed by thousands of visitors from all across the world. The Everest Base Camp is a piece of cake for those who wish to climb Mount Everest. Any person with average fitness and people of all demographics can complete the Everest Base Camp Trek. The two weeks trip is fully customizable and has become an achievable goal for people from all walks of life who want a glimpse of the world’s highest peak.
Enjoy the merry villages of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche and get through many prominent Sherpa Villages lying in the Shadows of the Himalayas. As you head to Namche, there are hundreds of trekkers, and you wade through suspension bridges, Sherpa villages, glancing at the mountain, such as Mt. Khumbila (18900 ft). If the weather permits, you will have the beautiful view of Mount Everest (8848 m), Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kongde. The view can be best had through binoculars from the Everest View Hotel. Become familiar with the captivating Sherpa culture of the Khumbu and explore the hidden Monasteries of the Himalayas and visiting the highest located hotel in the world.
After the successful first-ever Everest summit by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa back in 1953, the story opened the door for the flood of tourism in the region. Starting and Ending at Lukla, The Everest Base Camp Trek takes you on a scenic flight to Tenzing-Hilary Airport at Lukla (2860 m) from Kathmandu- the cultural epicenter of Nepal. Undergo trekking as you walk across the cerulean landscape of the Sagarmatha and enjoy the coruscating hallmarks of the landscape shadowed by the tallest mountain peaks on the planet. Get through the Sagarmatha National Park- recognized as a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Taste sip of the Himalayan warm butter tea as you take in the radiance of Mount Everest and its neighboring peaks. Circle the Mani stone walls carved with prayers and small Chortens and Gumbas laden with colorful prayer flags and let your spirit soar in the vast snowy pastures and boulder-covered river valleys of the Khumbu. With the highest trekking elevation exceeding 5545 meters, The Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek with a flexible duration of 12-16 days which is best from March to May and September to December.
The Everest Base Camp trek is absolutely filled with prominent features and aspects that you will want to enjoy again and again!
Make friends and unforgettable memories as you immerse yourself in the companionship of the virtuous mountain peaks unlike anything else in the world! And revel in the journey that Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa first did back in 1953. Experience what it feels like to stand on the lap of the highest mountain on Earth and the mighty Himalayas. Countless people have taken this two-week trek and it is your turn now!!! As the saying goes, "If you can dream it, you can do it”.
What to expect ?
- Get immerse into the Sherpa culture.
- Panoramic view of giant mountains including Mount Everest.
- Thrilling mountain flight experience.
- All the airport and hotel shuttles as per the itinerary
- All the essential trekking permits and entrance fees for the trek
- Two-way domestic flights (KTM - Lukla, and return) and airport taxes
- Twin sharing local lodge accommodation during the trek
- One professional trekking guide
- Helicopter rescue service in case of an emergency evacuation. (In this case, you should have your own travel insurance)
- Adventure certificate upon successful trip completion
- Full board meals during the trek. (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
- Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
- 1 complimentary farewell dinner at a typical restaurant with a cultural program.
- First aid medical kit.
- Nepal entry visa and international flights
- Kathmandu hotel accommodations
- Extra nights in Lukla if the flight is canceled or postponed due to bad weather.
- Porters available at an extra cost.
Where to meet ?
In your request, we can pick up you from Kathmandu ariport in your given time.
Important Note: At Glorious Himalaya Trekking, we prioritize your safety at all times while traveling. We want our guests and staff to be in an as safe environment as possible, and have authorized our trekking leaders to modify, cancel or update any part of the itinerary, if necessary due to safety reasons.
However, we promise that we will do our best to stick to the original itinerary. Natural disasters, weather disturbances, health conditions or any other mishap may, however, force us to change the original itinerary. We seek your understanding under such circumstances.
Head: Sun hat or scarf, light balaclavas or warm fleece hats, sunglasses with UV protection
Lower Body: Hiking shorts, cotton long pants, light thermal bottoms for expedition, fleece or woolen pants (seasonal), waterproof shell pants (preferably those made of breathable fabric)
Feet: Thin, lightweight inner socks; warm, thick wool hiking socks; hiking boots with spare laces; camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals); gaiters for hiking in the winter to the base camp
Upper Body: T-shirts, lightweight thermal tops meant for an expedition, fleece jackets or pullovers, wind-stopper jackets (optional), waterproof shell jackets (preferably breathable fabric), a down vest and/or a jacket*
Hands: Lightweight gloves, thick gloves or mittens with a waterproof outer shell (seasonal)
Personal Hygiene: - Wet wipes (baby wipes), tissue /toilet roll, anti-bacterial handwash
Accessories: Sleeping bag (rated zero degree centigrade),* headlamps (eg, Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries, trekking bags/duffel bags*, basic first aid kits and large plastic bags, daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches), trekking poles, water bottles (2) or camel bags, toiletries (Small wash towels, toilet papers, etc), earplugs ( just in case)
Toiletries: Medium-sized, quick-drying towels, toothbrushes and paste (preferably biodegradable), multipurpose soap bars (preferably biodegradable), deodorants, nail clippers, face, and body moisturizer, female hygiene products
Extras: Binoculars, books, trail maps/guidebooks, notebooks and pens, swimming costume