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Nepal Everest Base Camp trek 2020:
Everest Base CampTrekking is not just about reaching the foothill of world’s tallest mountain. It is amalgamation of high altitude topographical experience and people’s cultural understanding. Too many of superlative
activities do make it an exciting prospect of finding the inner self of your traveling desires. From adventure to creation of momentous events EBC trek tops all. Journey starts with adventurous flight to world’s most
extreme airport the Lukla Airport from Kathmandu. From temperate to alpine forests trekkers ascends and descends through valley of moraines and glaciers. Places like Phakding, Manjo and Sagarmatha National Park
Entrance are covered before halting for acclimatization rest in Namche Bazaar. The place is thriving town of Khumbu region in which most of the daily goods of trekkers and locals depend on. Trip of Everest View Hotel
or Khumjung during acclimatization would enthrall any individuals for greater good. Amadablam, Tabuche, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Thamserku, Kwangde and many others dazzle trekkers.
Trip Duration: 14 Days
Total Hiking days: 11 Days
Max. Altitude: 5,550 m ( Kalapatthar)
Transportation: By Car and Flight
Trek Starting Point: Lukla ( 2,800m )
Trek Ending Point: Lukla (2,800 m)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Best time: March to June Sep to January
- Local Town of Namche bazaars - a Popular Sherpa People Town
- Panorama view from Syangboche including Mt. Everest 8848m
- Sherpa people and culture
- Closed view of Thamsherku,Amadablam & pumori
- Sunrise view from kalapatthar including breathtaking views of Mt. Everest
- Everest base camp an altitude of 5360m
- Khumbu glacier, one of the biggest glacier in Himalayas
DAY 01:Kathmandu: Arrival Day/ transfer to ypur hotel in Kathmandu
DAY 02: Kathmandu to Lukla flight and Phakding
Altitude: 2,800M/9,184ft (Lukla) & 2,652m /8,698FT (Phakding)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours , 8 km
Flight time: 35 min
DAY 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Altitude: 3,440m /11,283ft
Walking distance: 5-6 hours, 11km
DAY 04 - Namche Bazaar: Rest and Accimatilazation
Altitude: 3,440m /11,283ft
DAY 05 : Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
Altitude: 3,870m /12,684ft (Tengboche)
Walking distance: 5/6 , 10km
DAY 06: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m /14,300 ft)
Altitude: Dingboche (4,360 m /14,300 ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hrs, 9 km
DAY 07: Dingboche: Accimatilazation
DAY 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207ft)
Altitude: Lobuche (4940 m /16,207ft)
Walking distance: 7-8hrs,4km
DAY 09: Lobuche to Gorakshep & visit Everest Base Camp
Altitude: Gorakshep (5,170 m /16,961ft), Everest Base Camp (5,364 m /17,594ft)
Walking distance: 7-8hrs,13km
DAY 10: Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5,545m /18,192ft) to Pherice (4,288m /14,070ft): 16km, 7-8hrs
Altitude: Kalapatthar (5,545 m / 18,192 ft)
Walking distance: 7-8 hrs
DAY 11: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m /11,280ft): 20km, 6 - 7hrs
Altitude:Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,280ft)
Walking distance: 5-7hrs
DAY 12: Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Altitude: Lukla (2,860m /9,186ft)
Walking distance: 5-7hrs , 19 km
DAY 13: Flight to Kathmandu
Flight duration: 28mins
DAY 14: Final departure/ Transfer to Airport
Cost and Trip Details:
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What is included in Cost?
- 2 Nights Very Good Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast
- All Airport transfers by Private Vehicle
- Good Hotel during the Trekking
- Experienced, Friendly, Helpful Sherpa Guide and his Foods and Salary
- Everyday 3 Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking as per menu
- All the National Park and Local Permits
- Your Domestic flight ( Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
- Good Sleeping bag and Duffel Bag By Scenic Nepal Treks
- Staff insurance, medication and equipment,
- First Aid Kit
- Certificate of Trek
- All Govt. and Local Taxes
What is not included in Cost?
- Early Arrival or Late departure Accommodations in Kathmandu and Mountain due to Flight delayed
- Personal Travel/Trekking insurance
- Sherpa Porter to carry your Bag (2 Person 1 Porter) US$18 Per day for a Porter
- International airfare
- Any kinds of Drinks including Tea Coffee during trip
- Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
- Soft drinks including water
- Snacks and other personal expenses
- Hot showers during the trek except when in Phakding, Namche and Lukla
- Personal trekking equipment
- Wi-Fi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
- Porter for solo traveler
- Single room in the mountain
- Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
We will be staying at Good (3*** Level) hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis. Scenic Nepal Treks will arrange rooms with attached washrooms; however, tea
houses in some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities.
All meals will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu. There will also be welcome or farewell Nepali Cultural dinners for guests. While on trek, we have breakfast and dinner in the
tea-houses/lodges we spend the night and lunch on our way to the next destination. Nepalese, Tibetan, the more common continental and Indian cuisines are common choices in the menu.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Everest Base Camp Trek- 14 days is a moderate trek. Travelers who can walk up to 5-6 hours a day on an uphill and downhill trail will find this trek fulfilling. It is best that we prepare ourselves for the Everest trek by
jogging and exercising regularly at least a month prior to the start of the trek. Trekking to the Everest Base Camp should be relatively easier for those who have experience walking/trekking in a high altitude environment.
Past hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip. It is also important that we consult our doctor. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood
diseases should inform Scenic Nepal Treks before booking the trek.
What is Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal?
Everest Base Camp is located on the south side of Mount Everest an altitude of 5360m. And hiking up to Base Camp is known as Everest Base Camp Trek. It is one of the most popular high altitude treks in the
Himalaya. This is where you can experience Mountain Sherpa people & Yaks, and breath taking Peaks above 6,000 meters including Mount Everest and Mount Ama Dablam and more.
What is the best season to do Everest Base Camp Trek?
Everest Base camp trek can be done at any month of the year. However, we highly recommend you to do trek between September and May. Generally, from June onwards until end of August it’s Monsoon season with
lots of rain showers and unpredictable weather.
How long does it take to hike to Everest Base Camp Trek?
In general it is 11 Days total hiking from Lukla to Lukla including 2 Rest Days during trip. (8 Days going and 3 Days coming down.) There is a day flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. So total days of trip from Kathmandu to
Kathmandu is 12 Days.
What is the maximum altitude we get to?
Everest Base Camp is located at 5,360 meters . However, for those who wish to set their foot on Kalapthhar, you will be reaching at 5500 meters and that will be the highest point for you with the best view of Mount
Everest. Please do take note that your will not be able to see Mt Everest from Everest Base Camp.
Hoe difficult Everest Base Camp Trek is?
It is remarked as a moderate trek which is not very difficult and not also easy. Trail goes slightly up which is easier compare to Annapurna Base Camp.
What is the shortest duration of Everest Base Camp Trek?
If you have limited time, EBC trek can be shorten to 10 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. However, if you would like to take helicopter down which can make your trip within 9 days from Kathmandu. It is highly
recommended to have 14 Days Everest Base Camp trip if you are able to make it.
Is there any age limit to do Everest Base Camp Trek?
No, there is no any age limit but you should be physically healthy, fit and able to trek.
What kind of Accomodation we can have during trek?
You will have basic Lodge which are also known as Tea Houses. You will get private twin sharing room throughout the trek but sometimes at Gorakshelp, our last destination can be crowded during peak season. So with
limited Tea Houses, it might be chances to share rooms with the others. However, rest assured that we will try our best to provide our clients with the best option.
Are there WI-FI available during trek?
Yes, there is Wi-Fi but not as strong as in the city. You will need to pay extra, USD 3-5 will be charged per device for unlimited using.
What are the meals provided during trek? Is western food available during trekking to Everest Base Camp?
With Scenic Nepal Treks, you can have 3 meals per day per your choice from the menu. Choices of food runs from Nepali, Thakali, Indian to Western.
How is toilet and rooms facility duringEverest BAse CAmp Trek ?
You will have western style sharing toilets at 80 % of the places. You will have private twin sharing Room which you will be using with your/Group partner. Please expect very basic Room with 2 beds.
Is there heating sysyem available inside the room?
No, you will not have hitting system at your Room. However, fireplace is available at the common dining area.
Should I tip to guide and porter? If yes,, how much it should be?
Tipping is not compulsory, but they do expect it from you. You can give them whatever amount that you feel comfortable with the quality of services they had provided throughout the trek. They sure will be enlighten with
the token of appreciation from you.
What we have to pay extra during Trek?
- Drinking water ( USD 1-3 Per ltr)
- Tea/Coffee/any kinds of Drinks
- Wifi ( USD 2-3 Per device)
- Charging Electronic Device ( USD 3-4 Per device )
- Hot Shower ( USD 3-4 Per person )
- If you have any person bill such as Drinks, Extra meals.
- Note: You can buy all the item during trek at every Lodges we will be staying.
Is drinking water easily available during trek? How safe it is to drink tap's water?
You can refill your water at the Lodge or restaurant. It is very safe to drink. Optionally you can also have tap water with purification tablets. Refilling water will cost you about US$ 2 to US$ 5.
Is there laundryfacility during trek at hotel?
No laundry service during the trek. You may do your laundry at Kathmandu after the trek.
How can I charge my phones and camera? Is there any charging facility?
Yes you can charge your phones and other gadgets at the tea houses with charges ranging from USD3- USD 5 per device. Normally the charging point is located at the tea house’s reception counter.
Is it necessary to have acclimation day during trek? How many days?
Yes, it is important to have acclimation day during trek. This is to allow your body to adapt to the rising altitude. 2 Days is sufficient for a 12 Days Everest base Camp trek.
What happen if I get sick in the mountain?
General headaches and coughs are very common in the mountain. But if you feel very sick then you have to stop to ascend and proceed to make your way down to lower altitude. Representative of Scenic Nepal Treks
will be keep in touch with your guide for entire trip.
Do I need to bring medicine for Everest Bsse Camp Trek?
Yes, we encourage you to bring your own medicine from home as the ones we provide might be different which might not be suitable for you.
How often people get altitude sickness?
Actually nobody know who may get altitude Sick because altitude sickness is very unpredictable. Sometime our Local Guides and Porter also get suffered from it. Let’s say 95% trekkers do this Everest Base Camp Trek
How do I avoidaltitude sickness?
- Few tips to avoid altitude sickness
- No Cigarette or alcohol while going up
- Walk slowly
- Drink 4 Ltrs water per day
- Do not skip acclimatization day
- Do not take Diamox before you feel something
Do I need Insurance for this trek?Where I can make?
Yes you need to have good Insurance for trekking. You can buy at your own Country. Please make sure your Insurance Covers emergancy Evucations and Hospital. Credit card or sufficient cash (approximately USD
3,000 - 5,000) is required for any emergency evacuation by heli should the insurance company fails to arrange the heli
What kind of weather can I expect during trekking? How cold does it get?
It depends on which month you are doing this trek. If you are doing it on winter can be less than -15C outside at night. Daytime is warm while walking.
What is the packing limit on the plane to Lukla?
Lukla Flight allow you only 11 kg for your bag. So please you can leave all unnecessary stuffs in Kathmandu which you do not need during trekking. Hotel has store Room.
Equipment & Packing List
This list is a guideline to help you pack for your adventure. Also understand that the items listed below will vary a little according to the season and the trek duration. The weight limit for your luggage is 15 kg.
Important documents and items
- Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
- Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
- Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
- Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.
- Bandana or head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
- Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
- Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Prescription sunglasses (if required)
- Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
- Light and expedition weight thermal tops
- Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket *
- Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable
- 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
- 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
- 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)
- Non-cotton underwear briefs
- 1 pair of Hiking shorts
- 1 pair of Hiking trousers
- 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
- 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
- 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric
- 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
- 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
- 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”)
- 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
- Cotton socks (optional)
- Gaiters (winter only), optional, “low” ankle high version
- 1 sleeping bag (Scenic Nepal Treks will provide you)
- Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional)
- Rucksack and Travel Bags
- 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
- 1 large duffel bag ( Scenic Nepal Treks will Provide you)
- Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light)
- Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
- 1 skin-blister repair kit
- Anti-diarrhea pills
- Anti-headache pills
- Cough and/or cold medicine
- Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
- Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
- Water purification tablets or water filter
- 1 set of earplugs
- Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies
- 1 medium-sized quick drying towel
- Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
- Multi-purpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
- Nail clippers
- Face and body moisturizer
- Female hygiene products
- Small mirror
- Personal Hygiene
- Wet wipes (baby wipes)
- Tissue /toilet roll
- Anti-bacterial hand wash
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