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Views of the Himalayas
Views of the Himalayas

Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

The awesome beauty of the Himalayas
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    Overview

    Our program will get you introduced to Nepalese culture while reaching the base camp of the mighty Mount Everest. You will encounter the highland Sherpa people’s lifestyle and their unique cultural hospitality and get to see ice fall views from Kala Patthar, visit local places such as Namche Bazar, Tengboche Monastery, Khumjung and so much more! Everest Base Camp Trek is a mountain adventure journey to the roof of the world!

    First Week: Introduction Week
    Our introduction week will get you kickstarted into this amazing country located at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas. Not only will you get to learn about the language and lifestyle, but you will also visit temples, go on a hiking tour and even take part in a scavenger hunt race at a local market!

    Second and Third Week: Everest Base Camp Trek
    The Everest Trekking region is known as the most popular destination among high alpine travelers and to make it to the base is on every adventurer-at-heart’s bucket list. Our trek will rarely allow you to rest but in exchange, you will pass through Sherpa villages, admire some of the world’s most stunning landscapes and get to see the best of Nepalese culture.

    Fourth Week: Community Service
    You will get the chance to give back to Nepal by helping out in some of our projects. Your choices will be teaching at a local school, helping out at a kindergarten or aiding injured dogs in our shelter.

    What is included in the program?

    • Airport transfers as per the policy - Airport Pickup in Kathmandu - Tribhuvan International Airport
    • Presence of a dedicated program coordinator throughout your travel, at the projects and facilities - Logistical management support in case of emergencies
    • Authentic Nepali meals and European (breakfast, lunch, dinner) for the duration of the entire program as per the meal plan
    • Accommodation at hotels, tea houses, and at our accommodation facility - shared accommodation
    • Local transportation to all venues
    • Entry fees to all places
    • Extensive pre-departure information
    • Overland public local transportation

    What is excluded in the program?

    • Personal expenses such as table drinks, room service items, laundry, telephone calls, tips, porterage at hotels or airport, bottles of water during your road travel etc.
    • Any additional expenses caused by or liability for the disturbance in the program due to circumstances, weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc.
    • Liability for or insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents or loss of goods.
    • Our program does not cover any liability and does not insure participants. Participants must have appropriate insurance before joining the program.
    • Any camera fee where applicable.
    • Any service not specified above

    Few things to consider when you are with us!

    • Returning to the accommodation after your personal trips before 22.00 hrs every day
    • You will not be allowed to hire any vehicle on your own
    • Consumption of alcohol inside the accommodation is strictly prohibited
    • Respect and adhere to our code of conduct
    • Our staff is there to support you, guide you and make your trip memorable. We kindly request you to follow their instructions at all times
    • You will not be allowed to bring outsiders inside our centers/tea houses or hotels

    Objectives

    • The aim of this program is to bring you closer to authentic Nepal. This trek brings you closer to the majestic Himalayas and truly immerse you in the Nepalese culture, customs and lifestyle.

    Impact

    Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.

    One Tree Planted logo

    25 trees will be planted on your behalf for every experience purchased, via our partnership with One Tree Planted.

    See more at onetreeplanted.org

    1% for the planetlogo

    1% of gross sales will be donated to 1% for the Planet-approved charities via our partnership with 1% for the Planet.

    See more at onepercentfortheplanet.org

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    Location

    Everest, Nepal
    This route takes you through Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and the towards the Everest base camp.
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    Itinerary

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      Sunday - Arrival
      Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in our pickup time on Sunday between 06:00 and 24:00
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      Week 1: Introduction in Kathmandu

      Location: Kathmandu

      Full details are available on request

      Activities:

      • Introduction to Nepalese culture
      • Yoga and meditation session
      • Nepali language training
      • Nepali cooking session
      • Hike to Kathmandu valley
      • Exploration of Kathmandu
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      Week 2: Everest Base Camp Trek

      Locations: Kathmandu to Kalapattar

      Activities:

      • Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla
      • Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m
      • Tengboche trek to Pheriche, (4252m)
      • Pheriche trek to Lobuche (4930m)
      • Lobuche trek to Gorakshep (5184m)
      • Hike to Kalapattar 5500m
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      Week 3: Everest Base Camp Trek

      Locations: Annapurna to Kathmandu

      Activities:

      • Descend from Everest and travel back to Kathmandu over the week
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      Week 4: Community Work in Kathmandu

      Location: Kathmandu

      Volunteer Week options:

      • Teaching at local schools
      • Helping out at a Kindergarten
      • Working with rescued dogs at our Canine Rehabilitation project
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      Saturday - Departure

      Leave the accommodation on Saturday morning. Take a taxi to the airport (1 hour) for flights Saturday or Sunday Morning

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    Inclusions

    • Shared Accomodation
    • All meals included
    • Wifi in public areas
    • Arrival Transfer
    • Free beverages
    • Departure Transfer
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    Options

    • Extra night accomodation (before experience)$60
    • Extra night accomodation (after experience)$60
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    More Information

    Requirements

    • minimum age18
    • maximum age65
    • minimum english levelBasic
    • CRB RequiredOn signup
    • passport copy requiredOn signup
    • resume copy requiredNo
    Other Requirements
    • Please contact us for a complete list of recommended hiking gear for your pack (which must be a maximum of 15kg)
    • Due to the length and active nature of this program, a decent level of fitness is required.
    • Air ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu is not included

    Food

    Mostly Nepalese style dishes (vegetarian and chicken) will be served during the trip.

    Accommodation

    Along the route you will have overnight stays in hotels/tea houses. More information is available on request.

    Cancellation Policy

    Bookings can be amended and cancelled 30 days before the program start date without any costs. Bookings that are cancelled less than 30 days before the program start date will be charged the first week of the booking.

Everest Base Camp Trek

CategoryAdventure
Stylebackpacker
AvailabilityOpen
Price per person$545/week
Minimum Duration4 weeks

Contact us for availability and further information.

$undefined/week