Luxury Everest Base Camp trek

Duration: 12 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Hikking and Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Food: Full Board Plan
  • Accommodation: Hotel & Lodge
  • Group Size: 1
  • Max Elevation: 5,545m

The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek in the Solukhumbu region of Sagarmatha National Park uses high-quality Lodge accommodation. Enjoy the world-famous trekking trail to see Mt. Everest in comfort and style.

Luxury-style Everest Base camp trek is a bucket list adventure for every mountain lover. A journey to Everest is more than trekking and expedition. Explore and experience the Sherpa culture and tradition of the Khumbu region in Nepal. The Luxury EBC trek begins after the short flight from Kathmandu Or Ramechhap to Lukla followed by the Dudh Koshi river along with the well-written Mantra “Omne Padme Hum” meaning good luck! Along the Everest Trek, you can visit many small and big monasteries and get healed with the purest air.

This comfort-style family package offers you a great opportunity to experience the comfortable lodge accommodation along the Everest journey, a well-paced itinerary, and a fully guided and supported porters trek to Everest Base camp. On your comfortable journey to the Everest region, 3 nights at Yeti Mountain Home and 5 nights at the most decent hotel including the attached bathroom. Mt. Everest Base Camp trek follows the standard trek itinerary with a careful approach to good acclimatization for two nights at Namche and Dingboche (4420m) which is already scheduled in the itinerary. While at Namche, you will hike to Syangboche and explore the hidden valley, Hillary School, a community hospital, and Everest viewpoint, and return back to Namche for a comfortable night.

Your journey begins with your arrival in Kathmandu. Your trek leader will receive you at the airport and escort you to four-star Hotel in Kathmandu. The next day follows with a sightseeing tour to Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa. Remember this program is suitable with your family and pen friends. 

Moreover, your Luxury Everest trip starts on day 3 as you fly to Lukla, the flight time is about half an hour and your trek commences from here. While on the trek you can see the Black Pea, Himalayan Fleabane, Himalayan Heather, and edelweiss. Rhododendron is commonly seen in flowers and Mountain goats, Musk Deer, Clouded leopards, wild Yak, and Snow leopards are common wild animals in the Everest region.

Service is paramount and we never compromise on services that you deserve. If there is no comfort then there is no luxury and satisfaction during the trip. Our Luxury package includes a comfortable hotel in Kathmandu, a flight ticket to Lukla, and a Heli flight back to Kathmandu from Gorak Shep along with necessary permits and paperwork with an experienced professional government-approved guide and crew member/s. Moreover, you can experience a lifetime journey with aerial Mountain views and breathtaking landscapes.

What to expect at comfort Everest Base Camp Trek?

Trekking to base camp is easier than any high-pass trek. The difficulty level of the trek is moderate and no prior experience is required but high altitude sickness can make it difficult. It is suggested that trekkers should be normal physical fitness. It also depends on which season you are going to trek in Everest base camp, in winter it is more difficult than in autumn and spring. Remember sometimes you are walking the whole day through the icy trail, ridge, and rocky path but the views compensate for your whole effort.

Being interested in the trip, look at the details itinerary where you will find all that you need to know beforehand. We do our utmost on safety to make the trip safe, fun, and enjoyable as possible. All the field crews are well-equipped and well-trained by the company and government organizations. They are not only experienced, but they also have firsthand knowledge of the destination as they grow up in the Everest region and much familiar with their culture and customs. In an emergency situation, they act professionally as quickly as possible to mitigate the difficult situationAfter having lunch in Pangboche you will visit the Amadblam Base Camp which is off the normal EBC trek route.  Moreover, You will have a great chance to meet the Mountain climbers at Amadablam base camp and  Everest Base camp. While you are at EBC you will be treated by the Khumbu glacier and wall-hanging Icefall and Pomari Gokyo valley on the back

How do you prepare for Luxury Everest Trek?

The preparation for the EBC trek depends on your personal physical condition. As long as you are healthy and fit, all walks of life from different age groups can do this trek easily. Normal healthy people with a little bit of preparation before trekking and following a daily routine during the Everest trek will make it comfortable. The Autumn season (September to December) and spring (March to May) are the most favorable time of the year for Everest Trek. However, if winter pushes more towards springs, it is expected of more snow at high elevations. The winter (December to February) and summer (Jun to August) weather is less favorable due to cold temperatures and monsoon rain for Mt. Everest trekking.

Global Adventure offer this luxury Everest Base Camp Trek for family and friends to exceed the maximum satisfaction of our customer in the comfort style. The high-level standard accommodation, the best choice of food, the warm hospitality of locals en route, comfortable land transport as per our commitment, and first-hand customer care services are our priorities.

What should you pack for the trek to Everest base camp?

When you plan a trek to Everest, proper preparation is essential. It is not recommended to buy all expensive equipment, some of the items like sleeping bags and down jackets can be rented in Kathmandu. Clothing and footwear are some of the most important elements during your Everest Base Camp trek. The mountain weather is unpredictable, make sure you are having a waterproof bag packed with special covers. For more details on the necessary trekking list please visit here.

Does this Luxury Everest Trek suit your family?

  • Our luxury Everest Base Camp reaches a maximum of up to 5,545m Kala Patthar and Gorak Shep (5,130m) for a night stay.
  • Our Luxury trek follows a well-planned acclimatizes itinerary but you should be physically fit to walk 5/6 hours (10-15km) a day.
  • You are carrying a small day pack which includes your personal belongings like a camera, passport, valuable items, a light wind shitter, Chocolate bars, etc.
  • The cost of the Luxury Everest Base Camp also depends on the number of participants.

You arrive back to Kathmandu from Gorak Shep by helicopter experiencing a bird’s eye view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Pomari, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and many more mountain ranges in a 360-degree panorama including the flawless valley and Dudh Koshi River. These breathtaking views can be experienced only in Everest Base Camp Trek! Our optional standard package for the Everest Base Camp trek is available at the lowest cost.

The helicopter tour can be taken at any time besides the cloudy weather during the monsoon. The spring and autumn tend to offer pleasant weather with a clear sky, flora and fauna, little to no rain, and snow. If you prefer the cold, then winter will be the best time for blue sky, Clear mountains, and beautiful landscapes. But the temperature falls below the freezing level on the Everest Base Camp trek.

The Himalayas are the mutual destination for all who seek raw nature and cultural experience. The local culture and diverse landscape provide you with an exceptional experience in your life. The Everest trek is a noteworthy task and will test your endurance in difficult situations. Global Adventure is a professional trekking agency. Safety is paramount and all our field staff is certified and vetted through related government institutions. We have been in the adventure business for more than 2 decades and our services have taken thousands of happy travelers by embarking on this expedition to Everest base camp.

Highlights

  • Scenic and exciting Mountain flight to Lukla and helicopter fly beyond Himalaya viewing longest and biggest glacier.
  • Sagarmatha National Park (A world Heritage Natural Sites-UNESCO)
  • 3 nights at a deluxe hotel in Kathmandu and 3 nights at Yeti Home in Phakding and Namche.
  • Experience the Mountain Sherpa life with their culture, customs, and tradition.
  • Explore Namche, Syangboche, Amadblam Base Camp, and Tengboche Monastery.
  • Burn your energy and Bring it back through excitement.

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel.

Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, your tour leader will be waiting with your name plate met and transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. Kathmandu International Airport to the center of the Thamel is just 5km

  • No Meals
  • Hotel Ramadan
  • 1350m

After having a hygienic breakfast, the sightseeing program will start with the tour guide to the following places. Visit Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Monkey Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. For details visit here.

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel Ramadan
  • 1350m

We take a morning flight to Lukla (between 6-8 am) which is a scenic and exciting one. Upon arrival in Lukla, our Sherpa porters will meet at the airport and stop for breakfast. The trek is easy and smooth to Phakding offering a diverse landscape with waterfalls, rivers, and stone carvings in the boulders. Arrival and check-in at Yeti Mountain Home.

Note: In high season all the STOL flights may conduct from Ramechap-Lukla-Ramechap to avoid air traffic and delays. Kathmandu to Ramechap is 130km/4hrs. Flight to Lukla from Ramechap is just 15 minutes.

  • Full Board Meals
  • Yeti Mountain Home
  • 2,800 m

You will continue your journey to Namche through Pine and Oaks forest along the Dudh Koshi. After crossing a suspension bridge and passing small settlements Japute, Toktak, and Banker, we reach Manjo. Ahead of Manjo (Lunch), there is a Sagarmatha National Park Permit check post. Again cross the Hillary Bridge you will reach Namche Bazar.

Arrival and check-in at Yeti Mountain Home.

  • Full Board Meals
  • Yeti Mountain Home
  • 4,440 m

Stay at Namche for the second night for proper acclimatization to the altitude. This is a prosperous village surrounded by Mountains. After having breakfast, we will make a day hike to Syangboch and Everest View point or walk to Thame Village (3800m) on the Northern side. Your guide will be on hand to advise.

  • Full Board Meals
  • Yeti Mountain Home
  • 3440

The trek route is very pleasant and offers a great view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and many more. The journey continues through the blossoming colorful Rhododendron forest. This part is rich in wildlife including Pheasant, Musk deer, and Himalayan Thar. Descent to the riverside and sharp uphill to Tengboche Monastery. Tengboche rewards with magnificent views including Ama Dablam, Everest, and its surroundings. This is the oldest monastery in the Khumbu region. Accommodation in Tashi Delek including the attached bathroom.

  • Full Board plan
  • Hotel Tashi Delek
  • 3,860 m

The journey goes along the small village to Pangboche through the colorful Rhododendron forest and Chorten and prayer flags making the journey enjoyable. After having lunch at Pangboche, this is the true lasting settlement in the Khumbu region. While serving lunch the sky towering Mt. Ama Dablam is just upfront. Continues to Dingboche and agriculture is the main occupation of the people. Buckwheat, Barley, and Potatoes are then major crops they can grow. Accommodation at Good Luck Hotel including Attached bathroom.

  • Full Board Meals
  • Hotel Good Luck
  • 4400m

You can stroll around the village and have a conversation with locals in-depth about the lifestyle. It is recommended to hike up to Nagartsang hill for a close-up view of Makalu (8,463m). The sunset view is so beautiful at Makalu. Overnight at Good Luck Hotel including the attached bathroom.

  • Full Board Plan
  • Hotel Good Luck
  • 4,400m

Trek to Dhukla is pretty nice and easy on the flat land but after Dhukla the path is harder until the top where you can see the memorial Chorten (who had died on the Everest expedition) and Khumbu Moraine. The sunset on Nuptse is an amazing sight to behold.

Arrival and Check in Hotel with attached bathroom.

  • Full Board Meals
  • 8000 Inn
  • 4,900 m

An early starting is recommended for today as the trails weave their way through ice pinnacles and past the crevasses of Khumbu Glacier. Lobuche to Gorak Shep is 3 hrs walking. Check into Hotel and leave the things behind. After having brief lunch and rest walk to EBC, which will take about 2.5hrs./4km one way. From Base camp, you can see Pomari, Kumbuste, and Nuptse and of course, you can have some chat with brave climbers. Return back to Lodge and stay overnight.

  • Full Board Plan
  • Hotel Yeti
  • 5,130 m

• Today early woke up is requested to catch the dramatic view from Kala Patthar. The first ray of the sun changes its color into red followed by gold in the evening. There will be no one to disturb your peace of mind, the gentle breeze of fresh air eases your body and soul.

• Kala Patthar is famous for Sunrise. Visit Kala Patthar the next morning which is a two-hour walk from the lodge. After returning back from the Kala Patthar viewpoint, have breakfast and fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter.

• Expected time to reach KTM by noon.

• Arrival and transfer to the Hotel.

• Evening farewell.

  • Lunch
  • Kathmandu Ramadan Hotel

We will drop you off at the Kathmandu international Airport for your onward flight. Bye!

  • Breakfast only

What's included

  • All meals (B, L, D) on upon choice menu whilst Everest trekking with Tea and Coffee.
  • Twin sharing 4/5 stars hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • All required permits for the trek (TIMS and Everest National Park Permit)
  • Accommodation at Luxury hotel (Yeti Mountain Home) at Phakding and Namche
  • All Airport pick up and drop as itinerary.
  • Kathmandu to Lukla by Air including departure tax with 15 kg luggage.
  • 3-Nights at a Luxury hotel (Yeti Mountain Home) and 5-nights at the deluxe hotel along the trek.
  • Gorak Shep to Kathmandu by private helicopter service
  • Accommodation at comfortable lodges with attached bathroom for 5 nights.
  • Experienced local trek leader
  • Full support porter with 1 porter for every 2 trekkers Duffel bag, Sleeping bag with liner and Down Jacket (Sleeping bag and down jacket must be returned after completion of the trek)
  • Staff insurance and allowances
  • Trek completion certificate (Upon request)
  • International airfare, Visa, and travel insurance
  • Meals at Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation and food in Kathmandu or on the trek for any reason (Early arrival or delay, Early arrival from trek due to any reason)
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities for staff
  • Your personal travel Insurance
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Useful Info

Sometimes unexpected natural disasters can compel us to change the itinerary and if so you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule.

Because of the demands of the Everest Base Camp trek (5,545 m), a Passenger Self-Assessment Form is required to fill out for this trip. So please remember!

Your safety and satisfaction of the trip will be the prime concern while traveling with us and Trek to Nepal travel and tour team will ensure you our best guide and crew team, logistics, and professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of a lifetime with us. Also note that the trip leader from GAT, deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if, necessary.

Passport and visa

All of you should have a 6-month valid passport by the time of travel to Nepal. Getting an arrival visa for Nepal, please brings a Covid fully Vaccination Card/Certificate and cash in USD. The visa cost 30 USD, 50 USD, and 125 USD for 15 /30 and 90 days respectively. Now you can apply online before you travel.

Travel Insurance for Comfortable Everest trekking

Travel Insurance is required for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek. Double-check your insurance covers you for your planned trek/activities, including travel and trekking up to 5000m and it should be included on your itinerary, mountain rescue, helicopter evacuation, and hospital cost.