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16-Day Everest Base Camp Trekking by Peak Destinations Nepal

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices

Description

Private trip
16 days 15 nights
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.

Meet your guide

PDN

Peak Destinations Nepal

Social Enterprise
Sustainable
Basic English, Fluent English
33 years experience
Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) Certfication
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.

Prices

Prices start from USD$916 per person Prices start from NPR101,401.20
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Today you'll settle down in Kathmandu with the help of Peak Destinations Nepal's representatives.

You arrive in Kathmandu today.

Accommodation: Hotel - N/A

  • 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!

Accommodation: Tea House -

  • 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.

What's included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle transfers throughout
  • 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

Where you'll be staying

Bed Types
  • Twin Beds

Transport Information

No transport included

Meet-up Time
Flexible
Meet-up Point
Kathmandu Suite Home, Kaldhara Height, Thamel Packnajol, Kathmandu - 16, Nepal
Transport Notes

Airport transfers are also available and cost USD 14 each way (1-4 pax).

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 7 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 21 Oct 2019
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USD$1,206 x 1

Total
USD$1,206
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