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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Overview

Maximum Altitude:
5545M
Trip Region:
Everest
Best Season:
Sep-Dec, Mar-May
Duration:
15 Days
Difficulty:
Moderate
Price from
$1310
People
Prize
  • 1 Person $1550
  • 2 Person $1310
  • 3 Person $1280
  • 4-7 Person $1230
  • 8-10 Person $1100

Package Price

15 Days
from
US $ 1450

US $ 1350 pp

Save $ 1450 Per Pax
No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax US$ 1450
2 Paxes US$ 1350
3 Paxes US$ 1300
4 - 6Paxes US$ 1250
7 - 12Paxes US$ 1200
13 - 18Paxes US$ 1100
19 - 24Paxes US$ 1050

Highlights

  • Enjoy the famous treks to Everest Base Camp amidst beautiful scenery.
  • A great adventure to experience the high and scenic country of Khumbu.
  • Exploring lovely traditional Sherpa Villages festooned with impressive cultures.
  • Constant views of giant snow-capped peaks on daily walks to Everest base camp.
  • Stand on the foot of world’s highest Mt. Everest amidst moraine of ice, glaciers.

 

‘Enjoy the adventure standing on the foot of world’s highest peaks Mt. Everest’

Everest base camp trekking is an adventure around the world-famous adventure destinations, where trekkers will experience all the major highlights. The high Khumbu and Everest region has to offer thousands of visitors in the best seasons of the year.

Everest base camp(EBC) is at 5,364 m / 17,598 feet and is also the base of the world’s 4th highest Mt. Lhotse. The dream adventure destination for millions of people worldwide, where one can enjoy the charm and beauty of towering peaks. Staying in the comfort of a nice lodge, enjoying warm refreshments within the close backdrop of the mighty Himalayan peaks.

Everest Base Camp Trek Route

The adventure to the Everest base camp trek involves a short scenic flight to and from Lukla Town Airport and Kathmandu. The trek begins following the glacial Dudh Koshi River through lovely traditional Sherpa villages, adorned with fascinating Buddhist cultures. As the walk progresses enter Sagarmatha National Park, listed as a world heritage site, enriched with exotic flora/fauna.

Walk leads around the river bed and then heading for a long undulating uphill to fame Namche Bazaar. The main hub and capital of Khumbu Sherpa’s the highlanders of Everest and eastern Himalayas.

Spending a day in Namche for acclimatization with a scenic hike, and then towards the final destinations of the adventures. The high scenic trail leads to beautiful Tengboche with a majestic monastery, as the walk heads higher above tree lines.

Walk through the nice settlements of Dingboche and Lobuche to reach the foot of Mt. Everest at base camp. Enjoy the dramatic scenery of arctic zone landscapes covered in ice, snow, and glaciers with massif Khumbu Icefall nearby. After an overwhelming moments, the adventure takes you to the highest spot of the trek on top of Kalapathar. A famous and popular viewpoint at 5,643 m / 18,514 feet for the closest views of Mt. Everest.

On completing all major highlights, return journey downhill to Namche Bazaar and back at Lukla. For the exciting panoramic flight to Kathmandu, to conclude the wonderful experience on Everest Base Camp Trekking.

Best Time for Everest Base Camp Trek

To enjoy the wonderful trekking to Everest base camp and other exciting adventure are springs and autumn. A great season for pleasant walks and stunning views of lovely scenery of snow-capped peaks.

Spring begins from March to May, days are clear till mid-afternoon can get overcast with light snow and cold wind. Cold morning, evening and nighttime and enjoyable season, one of the high times for trekking. A lively time when wildflowers are in seasonal bloom, especially the rhododendron of various colors from tall trees to bushes.

The autumn is another peak season for Everest base camp and other adventures starts from September to November. Most days are fine with crystal clear blue sky, a great time for walks and wonderful views. But days are much shorter due to limited sunlight hours, can be cold morning, late afternoon and nighttime.

Chances of snowfall sometimes, but an enjoyable season to be and experience the great walk to Everest base camp. Interested people can venture during winter time of December for Christmas and New Year holiday adventure also.

But very cold with freezing temperatures in the morning and night time, can expect snowfall sometime. Surprisingly, very clear day with blue sky for views and walks but gets dark soon, due shorter sunlight hours.

Following weather charts for each month will help the trekkers to expect the temperatures. Nepal has four main seasons spring, summer/monsoon, autumn and winter.

  • January to February : Maximum 10 °C (50 °F) minimum -15 °C (5 °F)
  • March to april : Maximum 14 °C (57.2 °F) minimum -10 °C (14 °F)
  • May to june : Maximum 18 °C (64.4 °F) minimum -4 °C (24.8 °F)
  • July to Augst: Maximum 20 °C (68 °F) minimum -2 °C (28.4 °F)
  • September to October : Maximum 18 °C (64.4 °F) minimum -5 °C (23 °F
  • November to Mid December : Maximum 13 °C (55.4 °F) minimum -12 °C (10.4 °F)

Itinerary

On arrival at Kathmandu and Nepal International Airport, Himalayan Friendly staff and guide receives you for a short transfer. A drive in the heart of Kathmandu city to your hotel, and then check into the rooms for refreshing rest. Then join for group briefing, the guide and leader will provide useful information regarding trek, local lodge, and foods. After the briefing enjoy a lovely dinner in a typical Nepalese Restaurant.

ACCOMODATION 3-star Hote
MAX ALTITUDE 1400m.|4593ft.
MEALS Welcome dinner

At Kathmandu free day for optional tour around Kathmandu world heritage sites of few hours. Rest of the day preparation for Everest Base Camp Trek.

ACCOMODATION 3-star Hote
MAX ALTITUDE 1400m.|4593ft.

As time for flight to Lukla in the morning from 6 to 7 a.m. get transferred to Kathmandu domestic airport. After boarding in a small aircraft enjoy grand views of the Himalayas with Mt. Everest. Then landing at Lukla’s Tenzing Hillary Airport, our guide, staff will organize the porters to carry the bigger baggage. Start the walk heading downhill through several Sherpa villages, adorned with impressive cultures of Buddhism. The short nice walk of few hours reaches you at Phakding for overnight stop, located by the Dudh Koshi River.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MAX ALTITUDE 2840m.|9316ft.
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After a first overnight in Phakding around Khumbu areas, morning walk follows to famous Namche Bazaar. After a good breakfast, the walk starts on gradual winding path with few ups and downhill. Then cross a long bridge to reach Monjo Village and enter the Sagarmatha National Park. Crossing another bridge over the same river to Jorsalle for lunch, the last village before Namche. Afternoon walk on river bed amidst lovely forest of rhododendrons and pine trees, and then cross the last high bridge. After the bridge few hours uphill on winding path to Namche Bazaar for overnight stops. Enjoy the comfort of a nice lodge accommodation with the best meals for dinner.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MAX ALTITUDE 3440m.|11286ft.
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

The right and perfect place Namche Bazaar to enjoy a rest day for acclimatization, before reaching Everest base camp. Explore Namche Bazaar the hub of Khumbu Villagers, the town lined with shops, stores and banks. Enjoy a short hike to the Park museum, an interesting place to gather information of the Khumbu areas.
From the high ridge close to the museum, enjoy marvelous views of Mt. Everest, Ama-Dablam with an array of snow peaks. The other options for hike on rest day climb up to Everest View Hotel, and to Khumjung and Khunde village located on a glacial valley. Rest of the day enjoy the leisure afternoon at Namche Bazaar before heading higher elevation.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MAX ALTITUDE 3440m.|11286ft.
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

From Namche a pleasant walk on winding scenic trail facing views of Everest, Kwangde, Tharmasarku, and Ama Dablam. A short downhill to Phunki-Tenga a small settlement for lunch stop, afternoon few hours climb to Tengboche for overnight. A scenic spot with a colorful and impressive monastery, after checking into a nice lodge. Have time for tour of the monastery enriched with beautiful
idols of Lord Buddha and famous Buddhist saints. Tengboche is famous for panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse with majestic Ama Dablam.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MAX ALTITUDE 3860m.|12660ft.
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Morning enjoy the glorious panorama of Everest with range of snow peaks, start the walk downhill to the bridge. After the bridge the tree lines gives away for short alpine bushes, as walk heads high to Pangboche village. From here a short climb to Somare for lunch stop. Afternoon walk follows with gradual climb and down to a river crossing a small bridge. Then an hour climb to enter scenic Imjatse
Valley at Dingboche for overnight stops. A nice large settlement with many good lodges, beneath the high Ama Dablam North Face with views of Island Peak.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Enjoy another rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization, morning having breakfast take a short hike. Climb to Nagarjun ridge top, rewards you with spectacular panorama of the surrounding snow peaks. Includes views of Mt. Makalu in the east direction beyond Island Peak. Rest of the afternoon, relax and enjoy the marvelous views of towering snow-capped peaks.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

From Dingboche towards the main highlight destination to Everest Base Camp after an overnight in Lobuche. The walk heads to short climb and then on gradual up to Thugla, for lunch break. At Thugla the trail of Pheriche and Dingboche joins towards Everest base camp and Lobuche. Afternoon a short steep climb to the top of Thugla ridge, and then on gentle up to Lobuche. A small settlement with serval good lodges for overnight with views of Nuptse and Lobuche peaks.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Start early morning having good breakfast to reach the main destination Everest Base Camp. The walk follows on a wide pleasant path and then climb to a small ridge and then above Khumbu glacier. The trail follows on rocky route with short down to Gorakshep, located beneath Kalapathar, and Mt. Pumori.
As well towards Everest base camp, after a short rest at Gorakshep, continue walk heading east. The trail leads over rocks and boulders with short descend to cross smaller streams and glaciated area. Then finally reach at Everest Base Camp, stand beneath the world highest peaks of Everest, with Nuptse, Lhotse and Pumori. Enjoy the dramatic views of Khumbu massif Ice Falls, during the high expedition season. Base Camp is flooded with tents of the world-wide mountaineers, after an exciting time return to Gorakshep for overnight.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Another early adventure from Gorakshep for exciting hike to Kalapathar Hill top, on the highest spot of the journey. A two hours of good steep climb, from the high ridge of Kalapathar. Enjoy the grand panorama of giant peaks with Everest at close distance, after a fabulous morning climb. Then head down to Gorakshep for breakfast, and continue walk to Thugla past Lobuche. From Thugla, our route diverts down to Pheriche Valley, a nice pleasant walk reaching Pheriche for lunch. A large settlement with a small health post, run by the HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association). After lunch down to a river, and climb to a high ridge, with long downhill to Pangboche for overnight stop.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Morning at Pangboche enjoy the close views of Ama Dablam and then down to a bridge. As climb starts back into the forest for few hours to Tengboche, after a short rest, downhill to Phunki-Tenga. An hour or less climb to Shanasha, a small village from here walk past a small place of Kyanjuma. The walk follows on winding downhill to Namche Bazaar for overnight stop.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today, the last and longest walk of the adventure to Lukla, after a good breakfast downhill to Dudh Koshi River. The walk gets better following the river bed to Jorsalle, from here a short steep climb to Monjo village. The walk then leads to Phakding for possible lunch stop, afternoon a pleasant walk with last climb of an hour. Then reaching Lukla for last overnight halt around the high Khumbu and Everest region. Check into a nice lodge, for last night dinner and celebration among group members and staff.

ACCOMODATION Hotel
MEALS Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Early morning breakfast and walk to Lukla Tenzing Hillary Airport for scenic flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to your hotels with afternoon free at leisure or shopping souvenirs of Nepal’s handicrafts.

ACCOMODATION 3 Start Hotel

Last day in Kathmandu and Nepal, as time for your international flight homeward bound, transfer to the airport. After a wonderful adventure on Everest Base Camp Trekking.

Include/Exclude

Include

  • All ground transport in a private vehicle, including airport transfers
  • Flight transportation from Kathmandu/Lukla/-Lukla/Kathmandu or from Ramechhap to Lukla and Lukla to Ramechhap.
  • Three nights' accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (Thamel)
  • Three times daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Twin-sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek.
  • Fully licensed, English speaking trekking guide
  • Porter to carry your gear (including salary, food, insurance).
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee
  • Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees
  • All government, local taxes, and official Expenses
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag use while trekking
  • Duffle bag for trekking
  • Souvenirs - Himalayan Friendly t-shirt & cap
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Trekking map
  • Farewell dinner at the end of the trek

Exclude

  • International flight airfare
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, early return from the trek.
  • Personal expense (shopping, snacks and cold drinks, hot shower, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee), extra porters, etc
  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the above itinerary
  • Travel insurance that covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation (compulsory)
  • All the costs and expenses which are not listed in "What is included?"

Useful Info

Accommodation While in Kathmandu:

Himalayan Friendly provides the best accommodation in the comfort of a tourist standard hotels in Kathmandu. On a 3 Star category Hotels (Kathmandu suite home) in the hub of Kathmandu in Thamel.

One can upgrade the accommodation for 4 or 5 star deluxe standard hotels, on request. When booking with Himalaya Friendly. Which will be at extra cost.

The hotel in Kathmandu is booked according to our standard itinerary days, in Kathmandu normally will be for 3 overnights. Please remember while in Kathmandu it will be on Bed and Breakfast basis. Includes welcome or farewell dinner only.

Food and Drinking water en route Everest base camp:

Glorious food the most important en route trekking to Everest base camp or other adventures. To keep you fit and able to enjoy the trekking, all lodges provide comprehensive food menus of great variation. Including from breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as light snacks, refreshing drinks and bakery products in some lodge restaurants.

Trekkers once enters the well kept dining hall, will be surprised to find various choices of foods, snacks and drinks. The breakfast menu either a set or Ala Carte: Includes eggs of choices from boiled, scramble, poached or omelet. Served with loaf, pancakes, breads toasted, or as it. is with hash brown potatoes, grilled tomato. As well cereal like oat porridge, corn flakes, and granule or muesli to enjoy with warm milk. Followed by black or milk tea, coffee milk/black and hot-chocolate, Horlicks or Bournvita the energy drinks.

Lunch is light en route trekking, can be anywhere around the best small lodge restaurants or Tea-House. Mostly trekkers enjoy as time permitting and how hungry one is. The lunch either fried noodle with vegetable or fried rice, fried potato and eggs, noodle soups. Including Tibetan bread which is quite popular along the trekking route, or simply boiled potatoes. Fresh fruits are scarce, due to its availability and season wise, but one can have canned mixed fruits.

Dinner to enjoy, from tomato, onion, chicken light soups followed with papadom (a crispy dry thin Indian cracker) or popcorn. The main course, from fried or boiled noodles, spaghetti, Nepal famous Dal Bhat, fried rice. Dinner can be set or La Carte’: In large group of more than 4-6 is best to have set meals, this will save fuel and time.

As for drinking water, available in all places either or mineral bottled water. One can buy from the lodge boiled and filtered water for drinking.

On high altitude walk to keep you fit and able, drinking much water helps and supports with acclimatization. Bottled Mineral water can be quite expensive, rather to buy clean boiled water from the restaurants. As for Eco or Responsible Trekking, we do not encourage plastic bottled water it created garbage.

Not healthy for environment and Eco Tourism, can buy only in some rare situation when you are sick and desperate. Drinking alcohol is not healthy going uphill around higher altitude it causes problem and de-hydration. Trust the above information will thoroughly help the trekkers planning for wonderful Everest Base Camp Trekking.

Accommodation en route to Everest Base Camp Trekking:

Trekkers will be amazed and gets surprised to find various standards of accommodation along the way to Everest base camp. From budget, standard to luxury class of lodges, hotels and resorts all the way to Gorakshep from Lukla.

In early days the lodges were simple, known as Tea Houses. As the influx of trekkers increased over the last three decades many large hotels and resorts was built. The first luxury was Everest View Hotel near Namche Bazaar, listed in Guinness Book of World Record as highest hotel. Then many standard and quality lodge, inns and resorts flourished along with the arrival of trekkers.

The lodge accommodation from Lukla onwards of various facilities, from attached to common sharing bath and toilets, and free Wi-Fi. Includes large dining with a fire place to make the room nice and cozy. Some hotels and large with nice patio and sunny rooms to enjoy morning breakfast with the views of snow peaks.

But from Namche Bazaar onwards till Gorakshep, good accommodation is available, but most places like Tengboche, Pangboche, Pheriche and Dingboche. Including Lobuche and Gorakshep, rooms are nice and warm but do not provide attached bath and toilets.

This is due to high altitude, harsh terrains and cold climate, where all pipelines and plumbing systems freezes. Especially in the morning, late afternoon and night time, to avoid the problem of plumbing and flush system being frozen. Most lodges have common sharing toilets and bathrooms running hot and cold showers.

For single supplement, in high seasons of trekking from Namche Bazaar onwards will be a problem. Needs to book all the lodge accommodation well in advance before starting the treks to Everest base camp. During peak times of spring and autumn seasons, to allocate the room accommodation en route Everest base camp.

Most lodges with common bath and toilets, the clients have to pay extra charge for hot showers. Including charging electronic items as per hour basis, from Namche Bazaar onwards. Electricity facilities available run by hydro or from  private lodge solar power. In Namche Bazaar also have laundry facilities on rest day for acclimatization.

WI-FI Available On Everest Base Camp Trek:

In the modern days of Hi-Tec world, where all wide-world travelers are connected with the world of social media. The most important on everyday use of internets, cell phones and Wi-Fi gadgets, which makes traveling fun and easier.

In Nepal around big cities, towns and large villages do have all the modem facilities of Internets and Wi-Fi. But on trekking depends upon the region and overnights stops as itinerary days. For Everest Base Camp Trekking and other region of high Khumbu areas, most places offers these facilities.

At Namche Bazaar and Lukla the Internet services is called Air link, trekkers can purchase the internet so called packages. At the cost of NRS 700 or US$ 6-7 for 24 hours service. Which cots more of NRS 1,200 or US$ 9-12) for 48 hours services.

The internets and Wi-Fi services are available in most lodges till Gorakshep, some do charge extra. Some lodges offers free services of Wi-Fi, nevertheless one can enjoy the modern facilities along with the grand views. But remember the internets, Wi-Fi and telecommunications does not run smoothly, can be disturbing and slow. Due to the nature of landscapes terrains in deep gorges or on a hidden valley, as well as weather conditions.

For best reliable services is to buy Everest Link or 3G to 4 G SIM Card is good for the daily use. As the weather and the areas of walking permits, on treks your guide will suggest you to buy either in Lukla or Kathmandu.

Weight Allowance and Restrictions:

Another things to take care about flying to Lukla for various treks andadventure around Khumbu and Everest region. The weight allowance allowedon flights to Lukla or other mountainous zone in Nepal. All flight around the high hills of Nepal Himalayas only STOL aircraft can land and take off.

Smaller aircraft like Twin Otter, Dornier or similar models can carry limited passenger of maximum 15 to 18 persons. The weight allowance for each passengers is 15 kg maximum including the handbags.

To make the baggage little lighter is to wear your heavy trekking boots, and gears. Like Down or Duvet Jackets and empty your water bottles, on flights not allowed to carry sharp items, matches or lighters. It should go in the main baggage until you reach Lukla or back then can claim your belongings.

Flight Delays and Cancellation:

All trekkers flying to Lukla Tenzing Hillary Airport for various adventures around Khumbu and Everest region. Important to know that even in best time of the seasons, the flight might get delayed and leads to cancellation.

Which happens sometimes due to bad, unfavorable weather condition or technical problems. As well as due to much air traffic, Kathmandu runways are for both domestic and international flights.

The main cause is sometimes the Himalayan weather pattern are unpredictable, even in the high seasons for trekking. This is why our itinerary days includes reserved or contingency days in case of flight cancellation or gets postponed.

In high seasons of trekking, especially on Everest region the flights gets diverted to another airport. At Manthali in the district of Ramechap, at a distance of approx. 155 km. It takes about 4-5 hours drives to reach Manthali airport for short flight to Lukla of 20 to 25 minutes.

From Kathmandu to Lukla flight duration is 30 to 35 minutes on clear fine day. Similarly, it will be the same ways flying from Lukla to Manthali airport in Ramechap. Lukla & unpredictable weather can cause flight delays from time to time.

That & why we have kept aside a contingency or spare day to adjust with the itinerary. So that you might not miss the charm and beauty on Everest region trekking and to Everest base camp. In case on missing the flight on the scheduled day, for late arrival in Kathmandu.

The company will arrange another flight ticket for you for the same or next early morning. If the normal schedule gets delayed or cancelled the best option is using the service of a helicopter, which is more reliable, but at extra cost.

We must remind you that the expenses for food and accommodation incurred until your next flight will be borne by you, it is not included in the trip package.

If the flights get diverted to Ramechap at Manthali Airport, several options. Either drive on the second day after arrival in Kathmandu by afternoon time and staying overnight in Manthali town. To catch the early morning flight to Lukla.

The next options, driving early morning by 2 a.m. to Manthali airport to catch the flight to Lukla on time. Flying either from Kathmandu or Manthali airport in Ramechap, if the weather is bad and unfavorable.

It might be the next morning or few day backs, to follow the itinerary will be a tight schedule. In this situation, the options are taking the services of a helicopter, and that is if the weather is favorable.

Trekking Permits and Sagarmatha National Park Trekking Permits
for 2024/2025.

Including Everest base camp and various adventures. Trekking Permits is issued by the Khumbu village community known as Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Municipality Permit. The permit is obtained on arrival in Lukla, the guide will instruct you show your passport and required PP photos.

The cost which comes of NRS 2,000 per person, approx. US$15 as per the current exchange rate. The permit will cover for 4 weeks, for more days than declared the cost will be NRS 2,500 per person. The other permits included is Sagarmatha National Park entrance permit.

Sagarmatha is name for Everest in Nepal, the native Sherpa call as Chomolungma of Tibetan origin. In both languages it means a great Mother as huge as an ocean. The permit is issued in the park entrance near Monjo village on the second day walk from Lukla, and Phakding.

The cost is NRS 3,000 per person which is about US $ 22.5. For SAARC (South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation). The members are Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri-Lanka and Maldives, Nepal with Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The cost for SAARC is NRS 1,500 per person and for domestic Nepali trekkers is NRS 100 per person.

Packing List 

Himalaya Friendly is always safe for our clients on trekking and hiking. Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trekking.

Clothing

  • Insulated Jacket
  • Down Jacket
  • Windproof and waterproof jacket and pant
  • Thermal inner dress
  • Trekking pants and trousers
  • Trekking shirts
  • Breathable underwears

Head and Hand

  • Scarf or cap
  • Warm hat
  • Sunhat
  • Sunglasses ( recommend a UV protection)
  • Lightweight gloves( recommend a thermal gloves)
  • Windproof and waterproof gloves

Footwear

  • Slippers
  • Trekking boots
  • Hiking socks
  • Warm woolen socks
  • Gaiter

Personal items

  • Toothpaste and toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Sanitaizer
  • 1 to 2 towel
  • Body moisturizer
  • Sunscreen cream
  • Toiletries
  • Wet wipes
  • Small mirror
  • Lip balm

Other gears

  • Sleeping bag
  • Trekking poles
  • Water purification tablets
  • First Aid kits
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle
  • Lighter or matchbox
  • Binoculars

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FAQ

1 .) What is the walking pace during trek?

The average pace of walking is 2 miles per hour. But It can be increased or decreased according to your comfort.

2 .) Can I buy trekking gear from Kathmandu?

Yes, you can buy trekking gear from Kathmandu. Thamel is the best place to buy trekking gear.

3 .) Can I or Can I not leave my luggage in Kathmandu whilst on the trek?

Yes. You absolutely can.

Trekking in Kathmandu? No worries! Leave your luggage at the hotel and enjoy a hassle-free adventure. The friendly hotel staff will keep your belongings safe and sound for free. So, say goodbye to heavy loads and hello to carefree trekking!

4 .) Can I customize treks on the written plan and cost ?

We value your goal and always give first priority of what you want. So easily you can customize any trekking area according to you interest, time, we are quite flexible to customize your trekking as your request as can as possible.

Written plan in webpage may not work out for you sometime because of your interest and time or you want to extra days somewhere you like. This is most asked question for us and please feel free and we always customize or make any itinerary according to you interest, time.

5 .) What is the limitation of weight for the Lukla flight?

Ready for the Lukla flight? Remember, there’s a weight limit. You can bring up to 15 kg of baggage, including your hand-carry and trekking gear. So pack light and smart for an epic adventure!

 

6 .) Do I need prior hiking experiences for trekking?

Some exercises are important before the hitting the mountain, everyday running for 1 hour for few weeks, jugging, and Gym and stay active and proper food with high carb as well as jumping.

Hiking up and down every day makes your muscle strong and keep fit your body. Move around your body, push up and down, play food ball, volley ball and other game which gives you physical exercises.

Well mental preparation plays main roles to trek in Himalayas. Be positive with mountains, get enough information regarding the coming trek. And Planning well to get ready to climb up and down.

7 .) Can I get Nepal's Visa upon arrival in Tribhuvan airport?

Tourists easily can apply their Nepali Visa upon the arrival in Tribhuvan Airport.  It may take a few 30 minutes because same time a lot of tourists in the same process to obtain the Nepali Visa in Nepal Airport.

What you can do is please fill the all details to apply the Nepali Visa before landing the Tribhuvan Airport.  It help you to obtain visa quicker than usual. You should bring passport photo copy and passport size Photo to apply the Nepali visa in the Nepal Airport.

8 .) Can I get hot shower in trekking?

You get warm and nice hot shower every day if you want. Every guest house they have hot shower service, mostly you get hot shower which runs by electricity or cooking gas.

Per shower, per person cost $5 USD. In some trekking region such as Dolpo, Manaslu, Kanchejanga and other remote area them don not have proper hot shower but provide hot buckets water for shower.

9 .) Do I need travel insurance to trek in mountains?

We value the safety of yours in mountain or anywhere in Nepal.  So, highly suggested to bring travel insurance to cover mighty accident or if anything went wrong to anybody in unexpected ways in remote trekking route. Travel insurance help you to cover your expenditure if you need emergency rescue from mountain to nearest hospital or treatment in Nepal.

Equally travel insurance give you mentally secure and you will find life is safe with travel insurance

10 .) Is someone going to pick me up at the airport?

When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, our Himalayan Friendly crew will be there to greet you with open arms. They’ll make sure your transition from the airport to your hotel is super smooth. We’re all about starting your journey on a positive note, so you can count on our dedicated team to assist you at every step.

 

11 .) How much cash should you bring for the awesome trek? Can I use credit cards along the trail?

To have an incredible time on the trek, make sure you have enough cash. You’ll need it for things like hot showers, drinking water, snacks, staying connected, and charging your devices.

We suggest bringing around 2500 Rupees per day as a rough estimate. But remember, it can vary based on how much you usually spend.

 

Just a heads up, only a few shops on the trail accept credit cards. So, it’s best to have plenty of cash with you before you start your journey!

12 .) What kinds of sleeping bag should I bring for trekking?

Minus 10 sleeping bags require from September to November and minus 20 sleeping bags require from early December to mid- January). In case of the weather change in high mountain then you get extra banket.

13 .) Can I upgrade to a helicopter from Kathmandu to Lukla? How much does it cost?

Yes, you can.

You have the incredible opportunity to upgrade to a helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Lukla. By booking in advance, you can secure your spot for this thrilling adventure. The cost for this unforgettable experience is USD 450 per person for a one-way flight. Also don’t forget that you’re merely a passenger rather than a charter so there will be other people in the flight with a maximum of 5 people.

Opting for a helicopter ride not only adds excitement to your travel plans but also ensures the quickest and most reliable transportation through the majestic Himalayas. So, get ready to say goodbye to long drives and hello to breathtaking aerial views!

Price from
$1310
People
Prize
  • 1 Person $1550
  • 2 Person $1310
  • 3 Person $1280
  • 4-7 Person $1230
  • 8-10 Person $1100

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US $ 1450

US $ 1350 pp

Save $ 1450 Per Pax
No. of Persons Price per Person
1 Pax US$ 1450
2 Paxes US$ 1350
3 Paxes US$ 1300
4 - 6Paxes US$ 1250
7 - 12Paxes US$ 1200
13 - 18Paxes US$ 1100
19 - 24Paxes US$ 1050
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