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16-Day Everest Base Camp Trekking

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At a Glance

At a Glance

The Everest base camp trek is considered the most iconic of all treks in the world. It is very popular and very rewarding for everyone that comes to experience the Himalayas. The very name motivates trekkers from around the world to make their dream of visiting the highest mountain of the world.

Details

16 days 15 nights
Private trip
Up to 10 persons
Strict Cancellation

Activities

Hiking - Mountain

Suitable For

Backpackers
Solo Travellers
Couples
Small Groups

Trip Highlights

Sagarmatha National Park
Kathmandu
Namche Bazaar
Phakding
Tengboche
Ama Dablam

Choose this if...

You’re a traveller that supports a company with high ethical standards and contributions to the locals! For those seeking a no-frills trek that has all the highlights!

What's included

What's included

  • Tea House - (Shared) or Hotel - N/A (Shared)
  • KTM/Lukla/KTM flight
  • 1 English speaking tour leader throughout.
  • Assistant leader and Porters
  • Entrance/Admission Fees Where applicable with included activities
  • Arrival and departure transfers are included on a group basis. (Flight details are needed 45 days in advance)
  • International airport departure tax
  • Any visas required
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Late check out at hotels
  • Drinks with included lunches and dinners
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips for leaders, guide and driver
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Personal Insurance
  • Optional activities
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Availability

Availability

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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Kathmandu Suite Home Timing of your choice Details

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Today you'll settle down in Kathmandu with the help of Peak Destinations Nepal's representatives.

You arrive in Kathmandu today.

  • Morning to afternoon: Arrive in Kathmandu, have breakfast, settle down
Day 2: Kathmandu City - Swyambhunath Stupa - Pashupatinath

Today you'll get to explore Kathmandu city, visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a Hindu temple.

  • Morning: Explore Kathmandu city
  • Afternoon: Visit Swyambhunath Stupa and Pashupatinath
Day 3: Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding

Today, you will start your trek towards Phakding!

  • Morning: Flight to Lukla, trek towards Phakding
Day 4: Phakding - Dudh Koshi, Rhododendron Forests - Namche Bazaar

Today, you will get to see the majetic Mount Thamserku (6608m).

  • Morning: Follow trail of Dudh Koshi through forests of rhododendron and magnolia
  • Afternoon: Lunch at Jorsalle, continue ascend towards Namche Bazaar
Day 5: Namche Bazaar

Today is acclimatisation day.

  • Morning to afternoon: Explore local markets, mingle with locals, walk up to Everest viewpoint, relax
Day 6: Namche Bazaar - Phortse Gaon

Prepare to be greeted by stunning views of Amadablam!

  • Morning: Trek (6-7 hours) from Namche Bazaar to Phortse Gaon
Day 7: Phortse Gaon - Gompa, Pangboche

Today you'll get a glimpse into the Spartan lives of Sherpas.

  • Morning: Trek past Gompa at Pangboche (5h)
Day 8: Dingboche

Second acclimatization day (optional hikes!)

  • Morning (optional): Hike to Nagajun Hill, or Chukung Village
Day 9: Dingboche - Lobuche

Today you'll continue uphill ascend towards Lobuche.

  • Morning: Traverse towards Lobuche (5h)
Day 10: Lobuche - Everest Base Camp

Today you will get to have more close-up viewing of several mountains, including Mount Everest.

  • Morning: Head towards Everest Base Camp (9h)
Day 11: Everest Base Camp - Gorakshep - Pheriche/ Orsho

Today you'll get to the best vantage point for viewing Everest!

  • Morning: Mount Everest viewing, descend to Gorakshep, then to Pheriche or Orsho (6h total)
Day 12: Tyangboche

Today you'll continue your descend towards Tengboche.

  • Morning: Descend to Tengboche via Dudh Koshi (4h)
Day 13: Tengboche - Monjo

Today you'll trek downhill and out of the national park.

  • Morning: Trek downhill and out of the national park to the small settlement of Monjo (5h)
Day 14: Monjo - Tamang Village - Lukla

  • Morning: Hike through forests and a final ascend towards Tamang Village, then to Lukla
  • Afternoon: Relax in Lukla
Day 15: Lukla - Kathmandu

Today you'll be returning to Kathmandu.

  • Morning: Flight back to Kathmandu
  • Afternoon: Free & easy
Day 16: Departure

  • There are no activities planned for the final day and you are able to depart the accommodation.

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Peak Destinations Nepal

Peak destinations are a big company that took over the local company called "Himalayan Encounters" - although their a global enterprise they have a very clear mission and vision of having each country-branch locally owned and managed and they have very strong sustainable practices in place that benefit local communities. For example, in Nepal they have a community homestay project in Chitwan national park in partnership with WWF as well as female guiding projects. They are the first company to ban elephant safaris and they have very high ethical standards.
35 years experience
Basic English, Fluent English

Peak Destinations Nepal Policies

Peak Destinations Nepal Policies

Covid Cancellation Policy (for bookings after 1 Sept 2020)
If you can't travel because of Covid restrictions, you can choose to get a full refund, Seek Sophie credits (no expiry, 110% of trip value) or reschedule your trip at no additional cost. Your choice, no questions asked.
Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
As Peak Destinations Nepal pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.

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Travel insurance is compulsory for anyone travelling with us so please ensure your clients have an appropriate level of cover. This insurance must cover against personal accident, death, medical expenses and emergency repatriation with a recommended minimum coverage of US$200,000 for each of the categories of cover.
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