Everest Base Camp Trek with Heli return from Gorakshep

Everest base camp trek falls under one of the most popular treks in Nepal. Gateway to the highest mountain in the world, it is the most sought-after trekking destination in the world. The base camp flaunts a magnificent up-close view of Mount Everest. In addition, it also opens up to the splendid views of other peaks such as Mt.Lhotse, Choyu, Makalu and many more. This 16-day trek starts from the classic starting point of every trek in the Everest region, Lukla. The trek itself is very diverse with varying landscapes of lush green meadows, dense forests to close up views of pristine mastiffs. Passing through Sherpa villages, the difficulty of the trek depends upon the number of days and the route. Anyone physically fit can complete the trek to Everest base camp. Altitude is often the problem while on this trek. The trail route elevates up to 5,364m, risks of altitude sickness is very high in case the length of the trek is inadequate without ample time for acclimatization. People with respiratory problems must consult their doctor before heading out on this trek while others on the trek must remain adequately hydrated. Experience the complete blend of the thrilling trail with beautiful landscapes leading to spectacular scenery in the shade of the Everest with Everest base camp trek!
Trip Code: EBCTWHRFG22
Starts: Kathmandu
Finishes: Kathmandu
Duration: 12 Days
Difficulty: Moderate
Group Size: 2 - 15
Age: Minimum 16
Seasons: Mar-May,Sep-Nov
Elevation: 5364m/ 17598.4ft
Trip Views: 261
Activities: Trekking
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Trip Facts

  • Everest Base Camp is in the lap of the world's highest mountain Mount Everest (also known as "Sagarmatha" in Nepal, "Chomolungma" in Tibet and "Deodungha" in Darjeeling).
  • Everest Base Camp is situated at an altitude of 5364m above the sea level.
  • Until 1856, no one recognized Everest as the highest mountain in the world.
  • Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first official ascent of Everest on 29 May 1953 using the route from Jiri to Namche Bazaar for the expedition.
  • Everest Base Camp is inside the Sagarmatha National Park which is enlisted in World Heritage Site (UNESCO).
  • Appa Sherpa of Nepal is the one to hold the record of reaching the summit of Mount Everest the most at 21 times as of May 11, 2011.
  • The best season for this trip is March to May and September to November.

Why this Trip

  • Everest Base Camp is the amazing once in a lifetime type of trip that surely rewards each of its trekkers with the adventurous and thrilling journey that includes the wide areas of stunning landscapes, ethnic settlements, years old Buddhist monasteries at Monjo, Namche, Tengboche and Pangboche and ultimately to the midst of towering peaks including Ama Dablam, Kang Tega, Nuptse, Thamserku, Kusum Kangaro, Pumori, Lhotse, Lobuche, Island Peak, Makalu and breathtaking Everest itself. In addition, you get a Heli escort on your way back.

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  • • Medical and helicopter emergency rescue should be covered by your insurance and it should be shown to the operator before the trip departure. The insurance should cover the altitude up to 5000m.

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Brief Itinerary

  • Detail Inclusions

    Meals: Breakfast= 10, Lunch= 8, Dinner= 9;

    Accommodation Nights (Twin sharing basis):11 (Total)

    Tea house/lodge= 7, Kathmandu Hotel= 3, camp= 1;

    Overland/ Air Transportation:

    Private Coach:  Kathmandu to domestic airport and back, Airport transfer, Kathmandu sightseeing

    Domestic flight: Kathmandu to Lukla;

    Helicopter: Gorakshep to Kathmandu;

    Ticket/Fees/Taxes: All trekking permits, TIMS, and taxes;

    Staffs: Guide=01, Porters=2:1;

    Complimentary: Souvenir, Sim cards (zero balance), trekking map;

  • Complimentary
    • Souvenir;
    • Sim cards (zero balance);
    • trekking map;
    • Farewell dinner;
  • Exclusions
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Entrance fee(s) during sightseeing
    • International flights; Nepalese visa fee
    • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
    • Excess baggage charge(s) for the domestic flight
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Lukla because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason other than the scheduled itinerary


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