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From Kathmandu: 12-Day Everest Base Camp Trek

Activity provider: Nepal Hiking Pvt. Ltd.

From Kathmandu: 12-Day Everest Base Camp Trek

Activity provider: Nepal Hiking Pvt. Ltd.
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From US$ 1,299 US$ 974.25 per person

Experience the beauty of Mount Everest on a 12-day guided hiking trip to the Everest Base Camp, lodging and meals included. Observe a prayer ceremony and visit the 5th highest mountain, Mt. Makalu.

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Duration 12 days
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English
Pickup included
Look for a whiteboard or paper with your name on it just outside your exit gate in the airport terminal hall. If you don't find your name there, you can call the phone number on your activity voucher. Sometimes in exceptional cases, if you don't see someone waiting for you at the airport or cannot get in contact via mobile phone, please take a cab and ask the driver to take you to the Kathmandu Suite Home hotel, where your room is booked. The activity provider will reimburse you for the taxi and will meet you at the hotel.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Connect with nature and take in views of the world's highest mountain
  • Get an authentic taste of a wide variety of cultures, wildlife, and landscapes
  • Experience the hospitality of the residents as you blend into local life
  • Learn how to survive in high-altitude conditions on an outdoor adventure
  • Observe the prayer ceremony during a visit to Tengboche Monastery
Full description

Ever dreamed of visiting the world's highest mountain? This 12-day Everest Base Camp Trek lets you see one of the most exciting destinations on an outdoor trip perfect for adventure lovers. Enjoy included accommodation, meals, and more.

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Upon arrival, get picked up from the airport and taken to the Kathmandu Suite Home hotel, where you'll sleep for the first night of the trip (breakfast included).

Day 2: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding Early in the morning, drive to the airport and take a short flight to Lukla (2,804 meters). Embark on a 3-hour trek to Phakding (2,610 meters), then stay overnight at a guesthouse (lunch and dinner included)

Day 3: Namche Bazaar Trek

Gear up and start another trek to Namche Bazaar (3,535 meters). Stay overnight at the guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included). Day 4: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar Take a walk around the valley to adjust to the thin air. Namche Bazaar is known as the gateway of Everest. Opt to go to a museum on the same day to discover the traditional customs of the Sherpa people.

Take in a sweeping view of Everest and other mountains from this place. Stay overnight at another guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included). Day 5: Trek to Tengboche

Reach Tengboche (3,850 meters), then visit a monastery known as Tengboche Monastery, where your guide will take you to observe the prayer ceremony in the evening or morning. Sleep overnight at a guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included).

Day 6: Trek to Dingboche

Trek to Dingboche (4,350 meters), then get some rest during an overnight stay at a guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included). Day 7: Another day of acclimatization First, take a trip to Chhukung Valley, then return to Dingboche in the evening. Afterward, go to Chhukung Ri (5,546 meters). From there, observe the 5th highest mountain, Mt. Makalu. Stay overnight at the guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included). Day 8: Trek to Lobuche

Enjoy more natural scenery on a guided hike to Lobuche (4,950 meters). Stay overnight at a guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included). Day 9: Visit Everest Base Camp Trek to Everest Base camp (5,400 meters) and return to Gorakshep (5,160 meters). Stay overnight at a guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included). Day 10: Hike to Kalapathar Star the day with a hike up to Kalapathar (5,545 meters), an excellent viewpoint to enjoy views of Mount Everest and other mountain landscapes. Trek back to Pheriche (4,280 meters), then spend the rest of the night at a guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included). Day 11: Return to Namche Trek back to Namche Bazar, then stay overnight at a guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included).

Day 12: Trek back to Lukla

Following a hike back to Lukla, sleep overnight at a guesthouse (breakfast, lunch, and dinner included). Day 13: Kathmandu After breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu, followed by a transfer to your hotel.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • 1 guide
  • 1 porter per 2 trekkers
  • 3 nights shared twin accommodation at Kathmandu Suite Home
  • 3 breakfasts at Kathmandu Suite Home
  • 11 nights shared twin accommodation at guesthouses
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek
  • Tea/coffee during the trek
  • Round-trip flight ($376 per person)
  • Trek permit ($50 per person)
  • Beverages
  • Travel insurance against personal accidents and rescue evacuation
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Children under 8 years

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Warm clothing
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Gloves
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Sleeping bag
  • Toiletries
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Hiking shoes

Know before you go

  • Flight and permit fees are subject to change. These fees need to be paid in cash in Kathmandu
  • If your stay is extended 1 or 2 days due to return flight delays in Lukla, an extra night of hotel accommodation will be provided

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