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Kathmandu: Leisurely 12-Day Everest Base Camp Trek

Kathmandu: Leisurely 12-Day Everest Base Camp Trek

From US$ 1,499 per person

Take a thrilling, tough, and amazing Himalayan trek from Lukla to Kala Patthar. The hike is a mostly steady climb from 2,800 meters to 5,545 meters, and takes you through the valley of the Dudh Koshi

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Duration 12 days
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide included
English
Pickup included
Please inform the company of your accommodation in Kathmandu.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Fly to Lukla
  • trek to Phakding
  • Pass through Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche
  • Ascend to the Everest Base Camp
Full description
Over the course of an exciting 12 days, travel with your guide all the way from Lukla Airport to the Everest Base Camp - at 5,450 meters above sea level, and back again. Take in an array of unforgettable highlights during this nearly two week trek, taking part in an experience that will supply you with memories to last a lifetime. During your trip, walk an average of 5 to 6 hours each day. With this in mind, it is important that participants are in good physical condition. While this trek does not involve technical aspects, any previous mountain trekking experience is definitely a plus. Day1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400meters/ feet) Arrive at Kathmandu International Airport where you’ll be warmly welcomed by our representative from The Alpine Club of Himalayas. Once you check in at your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore. Maximum Altitude: 1400m Meals: Welcome Dinner Accommodation: Hotel Day 2: Fly to Lukla (2860meters/ feet) trek to Phakding (2610meters/ feet) 2-3 hours trek; 200m descent, 50m ascent Take an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Once you reach Lukla head to upper Phakding. Descending above farmlands passing through Sherpa villages of Chheplung, Ghat, Sano, and Thulo Gumela. Where you’ll witness the number of shrines and monasteries at Drangdrak Gompa and Pema Choling Gompa. On the backdrop, breathtaking views of sacred mountain Kumbila and sister summits Kusum Kanguru peaks. One of the unclimbed peaks of the region. Maximum Altitude: 2860m (Lukla) Duration: 30 minutes flight, 2-3 hours trek Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse Day 3: Trek to Namche (3440 meters/ feet) 5-6 hours/1000m ascent, 100m descent Maximum Altitude: Duration: 5-6 hours Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse Day 4: Trek Tengboche (3860meters/ feet) 4 hours; 350m descent, 750m ascent Maximum Altitude: 3860m Duration: 4 hours Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse Day 5: Trek Dingboche (4410meters/ feet) 3-5 hours; 70m descent, 580m ascent Maximum Altitude: 4410m Duration: 3-5 hours Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse Day 6: Trek Lobuche (4940meters/ feet) 4-5 hours; 700m ascent Maximum Altitude: 4940m Duration: 4-5 hours Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse Day 7: Trek Gorak Shep (5164 meters/ feet) and EBC (5364 meters/ feet) and back to Gorak Shep Day 8: Trek Kala Patthar (5644 meters/ ) return trek Pheriche (4371 meters/ ) Day 9: Trek back Namche Bazar Day 10: Trek back Lukla Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu Maximum Altitude: 1400m Duration: 30 minutes flight Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Accommodation: Hotel Day 12: Fly back home or extend your holidays
Includes
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • 2 nights' deluxe hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Best available tea-house accommodation throughout the Everest trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights with a regular Twin Otter plane
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per itinerary
  • Experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader
  • Porter service
  • Helicopter expenses as per itinerary
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Alpine Club of Himalaya t-shirt and trekking map (yours to take home)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night's accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival, late departure, or early return from the mountain
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, and showers
  • Tips for guides, porters, and drivers
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport
  • Personal medication
  • Passport or ID card
  • Cash
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Drones
  • Video recording
  • Alcohol and drugs

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