Fixed Departure:Everest Base Camp Luxury Tea House Trek ~ 2023


Everest base Camp luxury Trekking 2023/2024

Trip Facts:
Country: Nepal
Trekking Type: Tea House
Max Altitude: 5545 M( Kala Pattar )
Group Size: 01 – 15
Trip Duration: 16 Days
Best Season: Mar – May | Sep – Dec
Trip Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
Start – End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu
This is one of the classic treks in Himalayas of the world with stunning mountain scenery while staying in high quality lodges during the Mt.Everest base camp of the Khumbu region in Nepal. With our itinerary you get the opportunity to trek to both Chhukung way to Island peak and Everest Base Camp.

On The Way to Everest Base camp Luxury Lodges are at a standard far better than anything else available in the area. The lodges provide the highest level of service with landscaped gardens, comfortable lounges and bedrooms as well as hot showers and western toilets during the  Everest Base camp Trek (EBC).

Fixed Departure:Everest Base Camp Luxury Tea House Trek ~ 2023- trek starts with an exciting flight in a Twin Otter plane to the mountain airstrip at Lukla, from here we follow in the footsteps of famous mountaineers for the walk into Everest Base Camp. So we are now in Buddhist Sherpa country where you will see colorful prayer flags, mani walls and monasteries along the EBC trail.

How much is the luxury trek on Everest Base Camp

The cost of a luxury trek to Everest Base Camp can vary depending on several factors, including the trekking company, the duration of the trek, the level of luxury accommodations and services provided, and the inclusions/exclusions of the package. Generally, luxury treks to Everest Base Camp tend to be more expensive compared to standard or budget treks due to the higher level of comfort and services offered.

On average, the cost of a luxury trek to Everest Base Camp can range from $3,000 to $8,000 per person. This cost typically covers services such as luxury accommodations in Kathmandu and during the trek, experienced guides and porters, airport transfers, domestic flights, permits, meals, and other amenities like hot showers, comfortable beds, and dining facilities in the tea houses or lodges along the trekking route. Some luxury treks may also include additional services like helicopter transfers or extra acclimatization days.

It’s important to research and compare different trekking companies, read reviews, and clarify what is included in the package before making a decision. Keep in mind that the price can vary significantly based on the level of luxury and services provided. Additionally, it’s advisable to book your trek with a reputable and licensed trekking agency to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

How much money do I need for Everest Base Camp Trek

The cost of the Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek can vary depending on several factors, including the duration of the trek, the services you choose, the time of year you go, and your personal preferences. Here are some general cost estimates to give you an idea:

Trekking Permit and TIMS Card:
Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit: USD 30 per person
Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit: USD 20 per person
Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Card: USD 20 per person (for individual trekkers) or USD 10 per person (for trekkers in a group)
Guide and Porter:
Hiring a licensed guide: The cost can range from USD 25 to USD 30 per day, which includes their wages, accommodation, meals, and insurance.
Hiring a porter: The cost can range from USD 18 to USD 25 per day, which includes their wages, accommodation, meals, and insurance. A porter typically carries a maximum of 20 kg (44 lbs) of your belongings.
Accommodation and Food:
Tea house accommodation along the trek: The cost can range from USD 10 to USD 30 per night, depending on the location and the facilities available. Higher altitudes tend to have higher prices.
Meals: The cost of meals can vary but is generally around USD 10 to USD 15 per meal, depending on the menu and location.
Flights: If you choose to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (the starting point of the trek), the round-trip airfare can cost around USD 200 to USD 400, depending on the time of year and availability.
Ground transportation: If you choose to travel by road from Kathmandu to Jiri (an alternate starting point), the bus fare is approximately USD 10 to USD 15.
Miscellaneous Expenses:
Trekking gear and equipment: If you need to purchase or rent trekking gear, such as a sleeping bag, down jacket, trekking poles, etc., the cost can vary. It’s advisable to bring your own gear or rent it in Kathmandu before starting the trek.
Travel insurance: It is highly recommended to have travel insurance that covers trekking activities, including high-altitude trekking.
Tips: It’s customary to tip your guide and porter as a gesture of appreciation. The amount is discretionary but is usually around 10% to 15% of the total cost of your trek.
Overall, a rough estimate for the total cost of the Everest Base Camp trek can range from USD 1,000 to USD 2,500 per person, excluding international airfare. This estimate is for a 12 to 16-day trek. Keep in mind that these costs are approximate and can vary based on the factors mentioned above. It’s always a good idea to do some research, contact trekking agencies, and get multiple quotes to get a more accurate estimate for your specific requirements.

How much is the helicopter group joining tour at Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour costs USD 950 per person if you take the group package. In a group, there will be a maximum of 5 people. You can also take the private Everest Base Camp tour; it would cost USD 3600 per person.

How many hours of walking is Everest Base Camp?

The standard Everest Base Camp Trek is 130KM round trip which is divided into 12 days. Of those 12 days, it takes 8 days to get to Everest Base Camp and 4 days to get back. 12 Days always includes time and space for acclimatization.

Nepal Guide Info team (Nepal Planet Treks and Expeditions) designed our one style Everest Base Camp trek with plenty of time for the necessary acclimatization. Our route takes you to the prettiest Sherpa villages in the Khumbu and to Namche Bazaar the colorful and vibrant heart of Sherpa country it means 99% Sherpa peoples live over there. You have the opportunity to visit the main monasteries of the Khumbu region at Tengboche and Thame. The high points of our itinerary are the walk up to Kala Pattar for the panoramic viewpoint of Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse and also the hike from Gorak Shep along the Khumbu glacier to Everest Base Camp 5,362m


Everest Base camp Luxury trek itineraries

Outline Itinerary
• Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu. O/N at 5 star or Simalar Hotel.
• DAY 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation. O/N 5 star or Simalar Hotel.
• DAY 03: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding [2,652m/8,700ft]: 3 – 4 hrs . O/N at Yeti Mountain Home.
• DAY 04: Phakding – Namche Bazaar [3440 m/11,280 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs. O/N at Yeti Mountain Home.
• DAY 05: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day. O/N at Yeti Mountain Home.
• DAY 06: Namche Bazzar to Tangboche [3860m/12664ft]: 6 – 7 hrs, O/N at Guesthouse.
DAY 07: Tengboche to Dingboche [4360m/14304ft]: 3- 4 hrs, O/N at Lodge.
DAY 08: Dingboche – Duglha [4,600 m/15,090 ft]: 3 – 4 hrs, O/N at Guesthouse.
• DAY 09: Duglha – Lobuche [4940 m/16,207 ft]: 2-3 hrs, O/N at Guesthouse.
• DAY 10: Lobuche – Gorak Shep [5170 m/16,961ft] – Everest Base Camp [5364 m /17,594 ft] / Kala Patthar (5545 m/18,192 ft) – Gorak Shep: 8-9 hrs, O/N at Guesthouse.
• DAY 11: Gorak Shep – Kala Patthar / Everest Base Camp – Pheriche [4280 m/14,070 ft],8-9 hrs, O/N at Guesthouse.
• DAY 12: Pheriche-Pangboche-Tengboche-Namche Bazaar [3,440 m/11,280 ft]: 6 -7 hrs. O/N at Yeti Mountain Home.
• DAY 13: Namche Bazaar – Lukla [2,800m/9,186ft], 6 hrs. O/N at Yeti Mountain Home.
• DAY 14: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu. O/N at Hotel Yak & Yeti or Similar Hotel.
• DAY 15: Farewell Friend. O/N at 5 star Similar Hotel.
• Day 16: Final Departure transfer to airport.
• [NOTE: The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide during the Everest base camp trek . The trek can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
About Lukla Flight details
It is very difficult to predict the weather in mountain. Because of bad weather, the flight between Kathmandu to Lukla may be delayed or canceled for a day or more. Due to the weather changes in Himalaya, we can face such problem even in good season. So we would like to request you to add few days extra in Kathmandu. If you complete your trip smoothly, then you can enjoy your time with other activities like sightseeing, White water rafting. Jungle activities or more. If your flight is cancelled in Kathmandu then we will re-book the flight for the next day. There may be an option to use private helicopter paying additional from $250 to $500 We may also be able to provide an option for a privately chartered helicopter. When flight is cancelled , we will arrange you a hotel however food and accommodation is not cover in the package. Same process will be applied if the flight cancelled or delayed in Lukla.


Cost Include

International & domestic airport transfers as per the itinerary.
2 night Hotel in Kathmandu with BB Plan.
3 meals a day during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as indicated by the itinerary.
Accommodation while trekking in twin sharing basis tents or local lodges / guesthouses.
All trekking related permit & fees,(Entry Permit and TIMS Card).
Professional English speaking tour leader, guides and necessary porters.
Sleeping Bag and Duffel bag for during Trekking period.
A comprehensive medical kit.

All government and local taxes.

Cost Exclude

International air fare to/ from Nepal.
Entry Visa fees – at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
Drinks: both alcoholic and bottled other than sterilized drinking water.
Laundry fees.
All food and beverages other than on the itinerary.
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
Personal gear and expenses.
Tips and gratitude provided to staff.

Equipment List

Everest Base Camp Trekking Gear Recommended by Nepal Guide Info 2022
Jeans or slacks
Towel and toilet kit
Gloves or mittens
Sleeping bag, warm to 20 degrees F, either down or fibrefill (or you can rent one in Kathmandu)
Parka, down or fibre fill; a ski jacket is ok
Sweater, wool shirt or acrylic pile jacket
Duffel bag, canvas or nylon, without a frame (for porters to carry)
Daypack or rucksack, waterproof, for you to carry
Water bottle 1 liter or 1 quart; be sure that it does not leak
Walking Boot

Everest Base camp Trekking /Hiking Health Insurance Recommended by Nepal Guide Info 2022 We INSIST that an appropriate insurance policy is taken out which covers travel in isolated and mountainous areas, and which also includes helicopter rescue. We recommend that you consult a reputable travel agent or insurance specialist. Health Issues We recommend that all clients consult their doctor to discuss the health issues associated with their trek. We also recommend that clients bring their own personal first aid kit to supplement the comprehensive first aid kit carried by the Trek Leader Vaccinations Required Please ensure that you allow at least 1 month to complete a course of vaccinations. Whilst your personal doctor will be the final authority, We recommend the following Poliomyelitis Tetanus Typhoid Rabies Meningococcal Immunoglobulin (for Hepatitis A) – See more at:

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