Everest Base Camp Trek

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Everest Base Camp (5, 364 meters i.e. 17, 598 ft) Trekking is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas. On 29 May 1953, Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay made the first successful summit of Mount Everest.

Message Regarding Lukla flight

We want to provide you with information about the Lukla flight arrangements that could impact your travel schedule. When it’s the busy season, which includes March, April, May, October, and November, the flight to Lukla will depart from Ramechhap/Manthali. This change is due to the increased air traffic during those months, and Ramechhap/Manthali is approximately a 5 to 6-hour drive from Kathmandu. On the other hand, during the off-peak seasons, which encompass January, February, June, July, August, September, and December, the flights will operate from Kathmandu.

Everest Base Camp Trek Trip Highlight

  • Your adventure kicks off with a thrilling plane ride from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small airstrip surrounded by amazing Himalayan views.
  • This is a UNESCO World Heritage site filled with beautiful landscapes and diverse plants and animals. You'll walk through forests of rhododendron and pine trees.
  • A lively town where you can experience Sherpa culture, explore local markets, and enjoy stunning views of Everest.
  • An ancient monastery with breathtaking views of Ama Dablam. Take a moment to soak in the peaceful atmosphere.
  • Dingboche is a resting point with great views. It's a good spot to prepare for the higher altitudes. Nearby hikes offer even more stunning scenery.
  • Important stops before reaching Everest Base Camp. Gorak Shep is the last settlement before the base camp. Don't miss the chance to climb Kala Patthar for an amazing sunrise view.
  • The ultimate goal! Standing at the base of the world's highest peak is an incredible experience. The Khumbu Icefall and surrounding peaks create a dramatic backdrop.
  • Crossing the glacier is a challenging but awe-inspiring part of the journey. The Icefall, with its towering ice formations, is a natural wonder.
  • Throughout the trek, you'll meet Sherpa people, visit monasteries, and experience their hospitality. It adds a special cultural touch to your journey.
  • Completing the trek to Everest Base Camp is a big deal. The physical challenges, combined with the stunning landscapes and cultural experiences, make it a journey you'll remember forever.

We welcome you to the highest point on the planet, Mt. Everest. Enjoy the stunning trek to the greatest mountain range on this bold 15-day Everest Base Camp trek. People know Everest as the “Goddess Mother of Earth“, Sagarmatha in the Nepalese tongue.

The Everest Region is the heartland of the Sherpa, the world-famous mountain climbers, living in the excellent scenes of Solukhumbu. The trail to Everest base camp trek gives you the opportunity to embark on this epic journey that Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay did in 1953 A.D.  This Everest Base Camp trek is on our bucket list of enthusiasts, thrill-seekers, adventurers, and nature lovers.

 

Everest Base Camp Trek Information

We set off on our 15 Days trip to Everest Base Camp trek through a direct flight from Kathmandu to one of the world’s most dangerous airports of Lukla where we are welcome to the hypnotizing Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar and continue to hike toward the highest Monastery in the world, Tyangboche monastery. While the Ama-Dablam top is tricking us into its glorious excellence. Then, at the foot of Everest, the Khumbu Glacier anticipates, its view of the world’s highest snow-capped mountain.

Everest Base Camp Trek is mainstream not just as a result of Mt. Everest, yet in addition to the delightful perspective on the Himalayan landscapes including that of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kantega, Mt Kusum Kanguru, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Khumbila, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Cholaste, Island Peak, Lobuche Peak, Pokalde Peak, Honku South Peak and a lot more during this 15 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary. Likewise, you can spot different high-altitude creatures, such as Musk deer, Jackals, and Himalayan Birds such as Pheasants. 

The Everest base camp trek charms us with a captivating Buddhist Monastery supplemented distinctly by the warm cordiality of the people in Sherpa villages. You can likewise go see Khumbu icefall, the longest on the planet while Kala Patthar (5,545 m), envelopes your senses with a picturesque view of sunrise and sunset before we, at last, arrive at the base camp. Finishing up our Everest Base Camp Trek, we take a trip through the base camp to absorb the marvel of Everest, we then prepare to return back to Kathmandu through the same trail. 

We have planned a 15-day trip to Everest Base Camp trek for amateur trekkers who are in good health and physical fitness. This itinerary ensures that we are well acclimatized so that we can fully enjoy our trip to the Everest base camp trek. But, if you wish to take up a more significant challenge and go on an off-the-beaten trail then Everest Base Camp Trek via Cho La Pass and Gokyo Lake -17 Days would be a perfect choice. Another option for experienced trekkers with limited time would be the 11-day Everest Panorama Trek.

Everest Best Camp Trek Route

There are two hiking routes of the Mount Everest Base Camp trek one is the Chinese–side North Base Camp (5,150 meters/ 16,896 feet) and the other Nepali-side South Base Camp (5,364 meters/ 17,598 feet). As the majority Nepali side of the Everest Base Camp trek is more well-liked than the Chinese side. Many trekkers choose to go to the southern base camp because of the intricate permit cycle on the Chinese side.

Why You Should Do Everest Base Camp Trek?

Everest Base Camp Trekking is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that should not be missed by anyone. In this location, there are some breathing vistas of the Himalayan are exclusive.  There are several stunning monasteries, such as Tengboche Monastery, which is also another motivation for this hiking trail. Lukla airport which gives you fly over the Highlander. UNESCO World Heritage Site and  Sagarmatha National Park give you a chance to enjoy visiting. You may spot creatures like blue sheep, Himalayan goats, eagles, and snow leopards there During the Everest Base Camp Trek.

If you like to try the most popular Everest Base Camp trek at least once, please contact us, we will help you complete your desire safely and successfully.

  • Trip Starts: Kathmandu
  • Trip Grade: Challenging
  • Transportation: Plane or Road
  • Trip Duration: 15 Days
  • Trip Activity: Trekking, Adventure
  • Trekking Guide: Available (Male)
  • Group Size:2 - 20 pax
  • Fixed Departures: Yes
  • Min Age: 12 years or above
  • Security: 100% Guaranteed!
  • Customized Trip Route: Available
  • Best Season: Basanta Ritu (Spring),Sharad Ritu (Autumn)

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

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First day of Everest Base Camp Trek, When you land at Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative will be there to greet you. Just find the person holding a sign that says “Adventure White Himalaya Treks” with your name on it after you exit the arrival hall. Once you’ve got your luggage, our representative will take you to the hotel.
At the hotel, they’ll give you a room key, so you can freshen up and take a break.

  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 1,300 m
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Hotel
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast

After you’ve had breakfast, you have two options. If you don’t have trekking gear, you can buy it in the Thamel area and then set out for a city tour. If you already have all the necessary gear, we’ll arrange a private car for you to explore Kathmandu Valley. Typically, our tour covers three main places in the city: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, and Boudhanath Stupa.

During the day, you can purchase any trekking equipment you might need from shops around Thamel. Afterward, you can enjoy exploring the cultural and historical sites in Kathmandu Valley.

Overnight stay in Kathmandu for our destination of Everest Base Camp Trek.

  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Hotel
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast

Today, you’ll leave your hotel in the morning and head to Kathmandu airport for a short domestic flight to Lukla. The flight usually takes about 40 minutes, but keep in mind that it might be delayed or canceled due to weather conditions.

Once you land in Lukla, you’ll start your trek by walking down a broad trail to the northwest, leading to the village of Cheplung in the Dudh Koshi valley. The  Everest Base Camp Trek is relatively easy today, and you’ll follow the course of the river, passing through the village of Ghat. Your destination is the small village of Phakding, so you’ll continue descending until you reach Phakding.

You’ll spend the night at a teahouse in Phakding.

  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 8 Kilometers
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 2,650
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:4 hrs.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today’s journey of Everest Base Camp Trek takes you through a beautiful pine forest as you walk alongside the Dudh Koshi River, crossing suspension bridges along the way. The trail offers stunning views of the shining Mt. Thamserku (6,618 meters). Passing through the villages of Bhenkar, and Monjo, you’ll reach the checkpoint and entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. The final village before reaching Namche Bazaar is Jorsale.

You’ll spend the night in Namche Bazaar at a local teahouse.

  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 9.4 kilometers
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 3,440 m
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:5-6 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today is the day we follow the Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary to get used to the altitude in Namche Bazaar! Namche Bazaar is a crucial village for the Sherpa people. In the morning, we’ll check out the Sherpa Museum and the visitor center. You can see fascinating exhibits about Sherpa life and culture, learn about the local wildlife and plants, and explore the history of climbing in the Khumbu region.

Namche
Namche

You’ll spend the night in Namche Bazaar at a local teahouse.

  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 3,440 m
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today, we’ll climb out of the village and follow a mostly level path above the Dudh Koshi River, enjoying breathtaking views of Everest, Nuptse, and Lhotse along the way. As we trek, we’ll pass by various Tibetan shops selling small items. Then, we’ll descend through a Blue pine forest to cross the Dudh Koshi again at Phunki (3,250 meters). From there, our journey takes us to Tengboche Monastery (3,867 meters), offering fantastic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Taboche to the north, and Thamserku and Kantega to the northeast.

You’ll spend the night in Tengboche at a local lodge.

  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 12 Kilometer
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 3,860 m
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:6 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today’s trek begins with a downhill walk through a Rhododendron forest to the Imja River. We’ll cross an exciting bridge over the Imja River. Along the way, we’ll pass by a long wall of mani stones as we enter the village of Pangboche. Our journey then takes us through the summer pasture to reach Dingboche.

You’ll spend the night at a local teahouse in Dingboche.

  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 12.5 Kilometer
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 4,410 m
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:5 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today is all about getting used to the altitude in Dingboche, and it’s going to be a remarkable day. You’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Take a stroll around the beautiful valley, and you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawache, Lhotse, Nuptse, Island Peak, and more.

You’ll spend the night at a local teahouse in Dingboche.

  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 4,110 m
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We’re now way above the trees. Our walk today takes us to Dusa, where we descend to a stream at 4,580 meters. Just above that, we’ll reach the teahouse of Dughla, where you’ll spot a ridge with several memorials to Sherpas who lost their lives on an Everest Base Camp Trek expedition. Continuing along the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, you’ll have a view of Kala Patthar and Pumori before reaching Lobuche at 4,930 meters.

You’ll spend the night at a local teahouse in Lobuche.

  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 10.7 kilometers
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 4,910 m
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:6 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today will be a challenging and lengthy day, so we’ll start early for our destination Everest Base Camp Trek. We’ll head northward following the Khumbu glacier, making our way to Gorak Shep, which takes about 3 hours. After reaching Gorakshep, we’ll have lunch and take some rest. Next, we’ll traverse the sandy flat at Gorak Shep and climb into the lateral moraine of the Khumbu glacier for a couple of hours before descending into the rocky glacial moraine itself.

The trail weaves up and down through the fascinating ice until we reach the area known as Everest Base Camp. If it’s spring, you might catch a glimpse of some expedition teams preparing for the destination of Everest Base Camp Trek. After soaking in the beauty of the surroundings, we’ll walk back toward Gorak Shep, where we’ll spend the night.

You’ll stay overnight at a local teahouse in Gorak Shep.

  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 7 kilometer
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 5,364 m
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:8 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is a crucial day for us. We begin our journey of Everest Base Camp Trek early in the morning to witness the breathtaking views from Kala Patthar, where we’ll see the first light of the day shining on Mount Everest (8,848 meters).

However, it’s important to be ready for a dark and cold departure in the early morning. The weather can be chilly, with the potential for cold winds. Recognizable peaks like the Lhotse and Khumbu Tower to the east will start to emerge as Everest reveals itself between the west shoulder. We’ll scramble to climb the rocky outcrop near the summit, marked by cairns and prayer flags, and once we reach the top, we’ll sit on the Kalapatthar rock, absorbing the unbelievable Himalayan panorama. Our eyes will wander from one massive peak to another. We’ll capture as many pictures as we can with our cameras and etch the view into our minds for a lifetime.

Afterward, we’ll return to Gorak Shep for breakfast, retrace our steps for lunch, and continue trekking until we reach Pheriche.

You’ll spend the night at a teahouse in Pheriche.

  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 8 hrs
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 5,545 m
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:3.7 kilometers
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Compared to the challenging hike to Kalapatthar yesterday, today’s trek is easier as we descend to lower altitudes, passing through Orsho and Shomare. If we’re interested in visiting the Gompa in Upper Pangboche, we can take a different route after Shomare. We’ll retrace our steps down to the Imja Khola and then climb through the Dingboche forest.

Our journey takes us through beautiful villages such as Pangboche, Tyangboche, Phunki Tenga, Kyangjuma, and more before we finally reach Namche Bazaar. Throughout the trek, the majestic views of the Himalayas will still accompany us. It was a great experience taken from Everest Base Camp Trek.

You’ll spend the night in Namche Bazaar at a local teahouse.

  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 14.3 kilometers
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 3,440 m
  • duration-icon Treks Duration: 7 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • meal-icon Meals: Guest House

Before we start on our short trek to Lukla, take some time to enjoy Namche. The journey from Namche to Phakding is mostly downhill, and from Phakding, it’s a gentle uphill climb all the way to Lukla.

As we traverse numerous beautiful suspension bridges, green forests, and impressive cliffs, we’ll eventually reach Phakding. After a lunch break in Phakding, most of the trail will lead us uphill until we reach Lukla. Once in Lukla, we’ll conclude our trek with a joyful celebration, perhaps with some beer and whiskey. Lukla is a significant town in this region, and it marks your last day with the Sherpa people. It’s a good time to express gratitude to them. If you’re satisfied with the service, our staff will appreciate tips, and we recommend tipping them according to your satisfaction and ability.

You’ll spend the night at a local teahouse in Lukla.

  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 13 kilometers
  • altitude-icon Highest Altitude: 2,840 m
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:7 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Early in the morning, you’ll board a flight from Lukla airport for a stunning journey back to Kathmandu from Everest Base Camp Trek. When you land at the domestic airport terminal in Kathmandu, our representative will be there to greet you and take you to your hotel.

You’ll spend the night at a hotel in Kathmandu, and there will be a farewell dinner at a cultural restaurant as well.

  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Hotel
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast

Today marks the end of your Everest Base Camp Trek journey with us. Our friendly airport representative will accompany you to the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight back home from Everest Base Camp Trek. Before bidding you farewell, we hope you take with you not only memories of the beautiful landscapes and experiences but also the warmth and hospitality of Nepal.

Safe travels, and we look forward to hosting you again in the future!

  • driving-icon Driving Hours: 30 m.
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast

The provided hotel is a 2-3 Star Category, which can be customized as per the requirement of the visitor. Moreover, Itinerary is a basic outline of the trekking which can be adjusted and modified upon request.

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Everest Base Camp Trek Includes/Exclude

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up (Company Name Plate) & drop off service by private tourist vehicle.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Accommodation in a hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  • All your standard Meals during the lodge to lodge during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners).
  • Lodges, Guest houses accommodation during the trek.
  • Nepal Government license on holder English speaking trekking guide.
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests below 25 kg.).
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • Everest National Park permits and TIMS card for trekking.
  • Airfare from Kathmandu Lukla – Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport.
  • Adventure White Himalaya duffel bag/kit bag and T-shirt.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses Insurance for guide and porters.
  • Salary for guide and porters.
  • All information about trekking, tour and expeditions.
  • Certificate of achievement

Cost Exclude

  • Emergency mountain medical rescue (provided by your insurance company please buy it in your country
  • International air fare your home Country to Nepal.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fees.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
  • Emergency mountain medical rescue (provided by your insurance company please buy it in your country you can’t buy it in Nepal).
  • Meals while not on the trek.
  • Personal Porter Personal expenses such as snacks, all drink, Wi-Fi, hot shower, gear, laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal gear and expenses.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

Everest Base Camp Trek Information

Physical Level and Preparation

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a challenging adventure that takes you to one of the world’s most iconic destinations. To ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience, it’s crucial to be physically prepared. This Everest Base Camp Trek requires a moderate to high level of fitness, as you will be walking for several hours each day and ascending to high altitudes.

Preparation Tips:

  • Cardiovascular Fitness: Engage in regular cardio exercises such as hiking, jogging, and cycling to build endurance.
  • Strength Training: Strengthen your leg muscles, core, and upper body to handle the demanding terrain.
  • Altitude Acclimatization: Plan your itinerary to include rest days for acclimatization to avoid altitude sickness.
  • Pack Light: Keep your backpack as light as possible. Only carry essentials.
  • Mental Preparedness: Prepare for the challenging trek mentally. It’s as much a mental challenge as a physical one.

Group Size

Typically, Everest Base Camp trek groups consist of 8 to 12 participants, led by an experienced guide and supported by a team of local staff. The group size is manageable, allowing for a more personalized experience and camaraderie among fellow trekkers.

Accommodation

Accommodation during the Everest Base Camp Trek varies from basic teahouses to more comfortable lodges, depending on your preference and the availability along the trail. Here’s a list of typical accommodation options:

  • Teahouses: These are simple, family-run lodges providing a bed, basic meals, and a warm atmosphere.
  • Lodges: Some villages along the trek have lodges with more amenities like hot showers and attached bathrooms.
  • Tented Camps: In remote areas, you may stay in tented camps, which offer a more adventurous experience.

Getting Around

The Everest Base Camp trek primarily involves walking, and the trail is well-marked. You’ll be accompanied by experienced guides who know the route intimately. Depending on the weather and trail conditions, there may be some sections where you’ll use yaks or porters to carry your gear.

Luggage

While trekking, it’s essential to pack light. You’ll carry a small daypack with your essentials (water, snacks, layers, camera), while a porter or yak will transport your main luggage between lodges.

Meeting Point

The Everest Base Camp Trek usually begins in the town of Lukla, accessible by a short flight from Kathmandu. Trekkers meet their guides and fellow travelers at Lukla Airport. From there, the journey to Everest Base Camp begins.

Spirit of Travel

The Everest Base Camp trek is not just about reaching a destination; it’s about embracing the journey and the spirit of adventure. You’ll witness breathtaking landscapes, experience local Sherpa culture, and forge lasting friendships with fellow trekkers. It’s a trek that challenges your physical limits and enriches your soul, reminding you of the beauty and resilience of the natural world.

In conclusion, the Everest Base Camp trek is a physically demanding yet incredibly rewarding adventure. With proper preparation and the right spirit, you can conquer this iconic trail and create memories that will last a lifetime. Enjoy the journey, embrace the challenges, and soak in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas.

 

The cost of the Everest Base Camp trek can vary significantly depending on several factors, including the trekking season, the duration of your trek, the level of service you choose, and whether you join a guided tour or go independently. Here’s a general breakdown of trek costs:

  • Guided Trek: If you choose to go on a guided trek, which is recommended for safety and convenience, the cost typically includes permits, accommodation, meals, transportation to Lukla, a guide, and sometimes a porter. On average, guided treks can range from $1,200 to $2,500 per person.
  • Independent Trek: Going independently will generally be more budget-friendly, but you’ll need to arrange your permits, accommodation, meals, and transportation on your own. Budget travelers can complete the trek for around $800 to $1,200, excluding gear and permits.
  • Peak Season vs. Off-Peak Season: Trekking during the peak seasons (spring and autumn) tends to be more expensive due to higher demand. Off-peak seasons (winter and monsoon) offer lower prices but come with more challenging weather conditions.
  • Duration: The longer you stay on the trek, the higher your overall costs will be. The standard Everest Base Camp trek takes around 12-14 days, but you may choose to extend it by adding side treks or additional acclimatization days.
  • Quality of Accommodation: Luxury lodges with better amenities are available along the route but come at a higher cost. Basic teahouses provide a more budget-friendly option.
  • Additional Expenses: Budget for optional activities, unforeseen expenses, and souvenirs.
  • Trekking Gear: If you need to purchase or rent trekking gear in Kathmandu, budget accordingly. This cost can vary depending on your equipment needs.

Cancellation Fees

Before embarking on the Everest Base Camp trek, it’s essential to be aware of the potential cancellation fees in case your plans change. These fees can vary depending on the tour operator, so it’s crucial to read and understand their cancellation policy before booking. Typically, the closer you cancel to your departure date, the higher the cancellation fees may be. Consider purchasing travel insurance that covers trip cancellations to mitigate potential losses.

Optional Activities

While the Everest Base Camp trek offers incredible natural beauty and cultural experiences, there are optional activities you can choose to enhance your adventure:

  • Helicopter Tour: If you want a different perspective of Everest, consider a helicopter tour to get a bird’s-eye view of the region.
  • Side Treks: There are side treks to Gokyo Lakes, Chhukhung Valley, and other nearby destinations. These can add extra days and costs to your trek but offer unique experiences.
  • Cultural Tours: In Kathmandu, you can explore historical sites like Durbar Square and visit ancient monasteries.

Budget on Site

Here’s a breakdown of typical on-site expenses for the Everest Base Camp trek:

  • Permits: You’ll need permits for the trek, including the Sagarmatha National Park Permit and the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. These typically cost around $50 to $60 in total.
  • Accommodation: Depending on your choice of lodges or teahouses, budget around $20 to $50 per night for accommodation, including meals.
  • Meals: Meals in teahouses or lodges can vary in price. Budget approximately $20 to $30 per day for three meals, including snacks and hot drinks.
  • Water: While tap water is not safe to drink, bottled water is available but can be expensive. Consider using water purification tablets or a water filtration system to reduce costs.
  • Trekking Gear: If you need to rent or purchase trekking gear in Kathmandu, budget accordingly. Prices can vary based on the quality and type of equipment.
  • Tips: It is customary to tip your guides and porters at the end of the trek. A recommended guideline is around 10% of the total trek cost, which can be divided among the team.
  • Miscellaneous: Budget for unforeseen expenses, such as extra snacks, Wi-Fi charges, and hot showers, which can add up over the course of the trek.

Tips for Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Pack Light: Packing efficiently can save you money on porter fees. Carry only essential items and clothing.
  • Local Currency: It’s advisable to carry Nepalese Rupees in small denominations for small purchases along the trail. Larger towns like Namche Bazaar have ATMs.
  • Negotiate Prices: In some cases, you may be able to negotiate prices for accommodation or goods, especially in off-peak seasons.
  • Travel in the Off-Peak Season: Consider trekking during the shoulder seasons (spring and autumn) to take advantage of lower prices and fewer crowds.
  • Travel Insurance: While it’s an upfront cost, travel insurance can save you money in case of emergencies or trip cancellations.
  • Share Costs: If you’re traveling with a group, consider sharing the cost of accommodation, meals, and guides to reduce individual expenses.

Tipping for Guides and Porters:

  • Guide: It is customary to tip your guide at the end of the trek. A common guideline is to tip around 10% of the total cost of the trek. For a 12- to 14-day Everest Base Camp trek, this might translate to approximately $100 to $150 per person for your guide.
  • Porters: If you hire a porter to carry your main backpack, you can tip them separately. A typical tip for a porter is around $5 to $10 per day per porter, depending on the weight they carry and the distance covered.
  • Group Tip: In some cases, especially if you are part of a group, it’s customary to pool money from all group members and distribute it among the guide and porters. Your guide can help you organize this.

Tipping at Local Restaurants:

  • Restaurants: When dining at local restaurants (teahouses or lodges) along the trek, it is not mandatory to leave a tip, but it is appreciated. You can round up the bill to the nearest reasonable amount or add a small amount as a token of appreciation for good service.
  • Porters and Staff: If you have good interactions with the staff at the lodges or teahouses where you eat, you can consider leaving a small tip in the communal tip box, which is often available for distribution among the staff.
  • Politeness: While tipping is a way to show gratitude, always remember to be polite and courteous to the staff, even if you choose not to tip or tip minimally.

Tipping is a way to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of your guides, porters, and the hospitality staff along the trail. Keep in mind that these are general guidelines, and the actual amount you tip may vary based on the level of service you receive and your personal satisfaction.

Why Take Out Insurance?

Taking out insurance is a crucial step when planning an Everest Base Camp trek or any adventure travel. While it might seem like an additional expense, it offers valuable protection and peace of mind. Here are compelling reasons to consider insurance for your trek:

  • Emergency Medical Coverage: Trekking to high altitudes like Everest Base Camp carries inherent risks, including altitude sickness and injuries. Travel insurance provides coverage for emergency medical expenses, including evacuation by helicopter if necessary.
  • Trip Cancellation and Interruption: Unforeseen events like illness, family emergencies, or natural disasters can disrupt your travel plans. Insurance can reimburse you for non-refundable trip costs if you need to cancel or cut short your trek.
  • Lost or Stolen Belongings: Theft and loss of personal belongings can happen anywhere, including during your trek. Insurance can cover the cost of replacing lost or stolen items such as gear, electronics, or passports.
  • Travel Delay and Missed Connections: Delays in flights to Lukla, the starting point of the trek, are common due to weather conditions. Insurance can help cover additional expenses incurred due to flight cancellations or missed connections.
  • Emergency Evacuation: In case of severe illness or injury, you may require evacuation by helicopter to a medical facility. Such evacuations can be costly but are often covered by travel insurance.
  • Search and Rescue: In rare situations where a search and rescue operation are needed, insurance can help cover the expenses involved.
  • Medical Evacuation Home: If your condition necessitates returning home for medical treatment, insurance can cover the costs of repatriation.

Which Contract to Choose?

When selecting travel insurance for your Everest Base Camp trek, consider the following factors:

  • Comprehensive Coverage: Opt for a comprehensive travel insurance policy that includes coverage for medical emergencies, trip cancellations, baggage loss, and personal liability. Make sure the policy covers trekking activities at high altitudes.
  • Adventure or Trekking Insurance: Some insurance companies offer specialized adventure or trekking insurance policies tailored to the needs of trekkers and climbers. These policies often cover higher altitudes and adventurous activities.
  • High Altitude Coverage: Ensure that your insurance explicitly covers trekking to high altitudes like those encountered on the Everest Base Camp trek. Confirm the maximum altitude limit covered by the policy.
  • Evacuation Coverage: Verify that the insurance includes emergency medical evacuation and repatriation. These can be costly but essential services in remote mountain regions.
  • Cancellation Coverage: Look for trip cancellation and interruption coverage, as weather-related flight delays can affect your trek plans.
  • Policy Exclusions: Carefully read and understand the policy’s terms, conditions, and exclusions. Pay attention to any pre-existing medical conditions and the policy’s deductible (the amount you pay before insurance coverage kicks in).
  • Duration: Ensure that the policy covers the entire duration of your trip, including pre- and post-trek activities if applicable.
  • Emergency Contact Information: Carry copies of your insurance policy documents, including emergency contact numbers, with you during the trek for quick reference.
  • Shop Around: Compare policies from different insurance providers to find one that best suits your needs and budget.

Taking out comprehensive travel insurance for your Everest Base Camp trek is a responsible and essential step to protect yourself and your investment in the journey. It offers financial security and ensures that you can access medical assistance in case of emergencies, allowing you to focus on enjoying the trek and the stunning Himalayan scenery without worry.

 

The Everest Base Camp trek is an exhilarating adventure that takes you through diverse terrains and changing weather conditions. Proper equipment is crucial to ensure your safety, comfort, and enjoyment during the trek. Here’s a comprehensive list of the equipment you’ll need:

Small Personal Equipment:

  • Backpack: A comfortable and well-fitted backpack (30-40 liters) to carry your daily essentials, such as water, snacks, extra clothing, and personal items.
  • Trekking Boots: Sturdy, waterproof, and comfortable trekking boots with good ankle support.
  • Hiking Socks: Moisture-wicking and warm socks to prevent blisters and keep your feet dry.
  • Trekking Poles: Collapsible trekking poles for stability and balance, especially during descents.
  • Headlamp: A headlamp with extra batteries for nighttime use and in lodges with limited lighting.
  • Sunglasses: UV-protective sunglasses with side shields to shield your eyes from the strong mountain sun.
  • Water Bottles: Two durable water bottles or a hydration reservoir to stay hydrated. Consider insulated ones to prevent freezing in cold temperatures.
  • Duct Tape and Repair Kit: For quick fixes on gear and clothing.
  • Knife or Multi-tool: A versatile tool for various purposes.
  • Whistle: For safety and signaling in case of emergencies.

Personal Pharmacy:

  • Prescription Medications: Any prescription medications you need, along with a copy of the prescription.
  • Pain Relievers: Over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen or acetaminophen.
  • Diamox: A medication that can help prevent altitude sickness. Consult a doctor before using it.
  • Antibiotics: Broad-spectrum antibiotics for common illnesses.
  • Anti-diarrheal Medication: Imodium or similar medication.
  • Band-Aids and Blister Care: For minor cuts, blisters, and wounds.
  • First Aid Kit: Including adhesive tape, gauze pads, antiseptic wipes, and tweezers.
  • Personal Medications: Any other personal medications you require.

Luggage:

  • Main Luggage: A durable duffel bag or backpack to pack your trekking gear. This will be carried by a porter.
  • Daypack: A smaller daypack for your daily essentials during the trek.

Trekking Gear and Clothing:

  • Base Layers: Moisture-wicking, breathable base layers for warmth and moisture management.
  • Insulation: A warm fleece or down jacket for colder temperatures.
  • Outer Layer: A waterproof and windproof jacket with a hood for protection against the elements.
  • Trekking Pants: Lightweight, quick-drying trekking pants with zip-off legs for versatility.
  • Trekking Shirts: Moisture-wicking, long-sleeved trekking shirts for sun protection.
  • Gloves: Insulated gloves or mittens for cold weather.
  • Hat: A warm beanie or hat for cold temperatures and a sun hat for sun protection.
  • Gaiters: Waterproof gaiters to keep snow and debris out of your boots.
  • Thermal Underwear: For added warmth at higher altitudes.
  • Sleeping Bag: A quality sleeping bag rated for sub-zero temperatures.
  • Sleeping Mat: A lightweight sleeping mat for insulation and comfort in teahouse lodges.
  • Trekking Socks: Extra pairs of moisture-wicking trekking socks.
  • Down Vest (Optional): Extra insulation for colder days.
  • Buff or Neck Gaiter: To protect your face and neck from cold and wind.
  • Spare Clothing: Extra clothing for the evenings and rest days.

Remember to pack efficiently, keeping weight in mind, as you’ll need to carry some items during the trek. Layering your clothing allows for easy adjustment to changing weather conditions. Additionally, consult with your trekking agency or tour operator for any specific gear or equipment recommendations they may have based on the season and trek duration. Proper gear preparation ensures a safe and enjoyable Everest Base Camp trek.

The Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal is a thrilling adventure, but it requires careful attention to formalities and health preparations to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey. Here are essential considerations:

Passport:

Passport Validity: Ensure that your passport is valid.

Visa for Nepal:

Most travelers to Nepal require a visa for entry. You can obtain a visa upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu or at various border crossings. Visa fees and regulations can change, so check with the Nepalese Embassy or Consulate in your home country for the most up-to-date information.

Recommended Vaccines:

  • Routine Vaccinations: Ensure your routine vaccinations, such as measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis, are up to date.
  • Hepatitis A: Consider getting the hepatitis A vaccine, as it can be contracted through contaminated food and water.
  • Typhoid: The typhoid vaccine is recommended for travelers who may be exposed to contaminated food and water.
  • Hepatitis B: If you plan to have close contact with locals or engage in activities that might expose you to bodily fluids, consider the hepatitis B vaccine.
  • Influenza: Depending on the time of year you trek, consider getting a seasonal flu shot.
  • Meningitis: If you plan to visit Nepal during the dry season, when dust storms are more common, the meningitis vaccine may be advisable.
  • Rabies: If you plan to spend extended time in Nepal or have specific outdoor activities planned, consult with a healthcare professional about the rabies vaccine.
  • Japanese Encephalitis: This vaccine may be recommended if you plan to spend a significant amount of time in rural areas during the monsoon season.

Other Medications:

  • Altitude Sickness Medications: Consult a healthcare professional about medications like Diamox (acetazolamide) to help prevent or alleviate altitude sickness. It’s essential to discuss the appropriate dosage and any potential side effects.
  • Personal Medications: Ensure you have an adequate supply of any prescription medications you take regularly, along with a copy of your prescription.
  • First Aid Kit: Carry a basic first aid kit with essentials like adhesive bandages, antiseptic wipes, pain relievers, and any specific medications you may need.
  • Water Purification: Carry water purification tablets or a portable water filtration system to ensure safe drinking water during the trek.
  • Mosquito Repellent: Depending on the season and your trekking route, consider carrying mosquito repellent to protect against mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and malaria.
  • Travel Insurance: As mentioned earlier, having comprehensive travel insurance is essential. Make sure your insurance covers potential medical emergencies, including high-altitude evacuations.

It’s advisable to consult with a healthcare professional or travel medicine specialist well in advance of your trip to discuss vaccines, altitude sickness prevention, and any other health-related concerns specific to your individual needs. Being prepared and staying healthy will contribute to a successful Everest Base Camp trek.

The Everest Base Camp trek takes you through the stunning landscapes of Nepal, a country renowned for its breathtaking Himalayan peaks, rich culture, and warm hospitality. Here’s a guide to the country, its customs, climate, wildlife, security, and other essential information for your trek:

Usages and Customs:

Respect Local Culture: Nepal is a culturally diverse country with a mix of Hindu and Buddhist traditions. It’s essential to respect local customs, including removing your shoes before entering homes or temples and dressing modestly.

Namaste: Greeting with a respectful “Namaste” and a slight bow is customary in Nepal. Learn a few basic Nepali phrases to enhance your interactions with locals.

For Your Purchases:

Bargaining: Bargaining is common in local markets and smaller shops. Be polite and friendly while negotiating prices.

Cash: Cash is the primary mode of payment in Nepal. ATMs are available in major cities and towns, but they may be scarce in remote trekking areas, so carry enough cash.

For Your Walks:

Trekking Permits: Ensure you have the necessary trekking permits, such as the Sagarmatha National Park Permit and the TIMS card, which are required for the Everest Base Camp trek.

Teahouse Accommodation: Along the trek, you’ll find teahouses offering meals and lodging. It’s courteous to order meals where you stay, as these establishments rely on trekkers’ patronage.

Climate:

Seasons: Nepal experiences four distinct seasons: spring (March to May), summer/monsoon (June to August), autumn (September to November), and winter (December to February). The best time for the Everest Base Camp trek is during the spring and autumn seasons when the weather is more stable.

Fauna and Flora:

Biodiversity: The Everest region is home to a variety of wildlife, including snow leopards, red pandas, Himalayan tahr, and various bird species. It’s essential to respect the natural environment and wildlife during your Everest Base Camp Trek.

Security:

Safe Destination: Nepal is generally considered safe for travelers. However, it’s essential to take standard safety precautions, such as safeguarding your belongings and being cautious when traveling alone at night.

Environmental Situation:

Leave No Trace: Practice Leave No Trace principles to minimize your impact on the environment. This includes disposing of trash responsibly and avoiding single-use plastics.

Local Initiatives: Support local conservation and environmental initiatives to contribute positively to the region’s sustainability.

Electricity:

Voltage: Nepal uses a 230V/50Hz electrical system. Bring a universal adapter if your devices have different plug types.

Time Zone, Sunrise, and Sunset:

Time Zone: Nepal Standard Time (NST) is 5 hours and 45 minutes ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC+5:45).

Sunrise and Sunset: Sunrise and sunset times can vary by season and location. Check local information for accurate timings during your Everest Base Camp Trek.

Mapping:

Maps: Carry reliable trekking maps and consider using GPS or a trekking app to navigate the trails. Local guides can also provide valuable guidance.

Nepal offers a mesmerizing backdrop for your Everest Base Camp trek, combining natural beauty with cultural richness. By understanding and respecting local customs, being mindful of the environment, and staying informed about the practical aspects of your journey, you can make the most of your adventure in this incredible country.

At Adventure with Himalaya, we are deeply committed to responsible tourism, ensuring that our trekkers have a positive impact on the environment, local communities, and the overall experience of the Everest Base Camp trek. Here are the core principles we follow:

Sustainable Tourism:

We prioritize sustainable tourism practices, aiming to minimize negative impacts on the environment and maximize benefits to local communities.

Reduce Our Carbon Footprint:

  • We encourage trekkers to use reusable water bottles and avoid single-use plastics.
  • We promote energy-efficient lodges and minimize fuel consumption during the trek.
  • We offer eco-friendly travel options, such as using public transport when possible.

 Improve Waste Management:

  • We follow a strict “pack in, pack out” policy, ensuring that all waste generated during the trek is properly managed and disposed of.
  • We educate our staff and trekkers on responsible waste disposal.

Protect Wildlife:

  • We emphasize wildlife conservation and discourage disturbing or harming wildlife during the trek.
  • We contribute to local conservation initiatives aimed at preserving the region’s biodiversity.

Support Local Populations:

  • We hire local guides, porters, and staff, providing employment opportunities to communities along the trekking route for our Everest Base Camp Trek.
  • We source food and supplies locally whenever possible, supporting the livelihoods of local residents.

Promote Accessibility:

  • We work towards making trekking accessible to people with disabilities, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Everest region.

What Can You Do?

As responsible travelers, you can contribute to the sustainability of the Everest Base Camp trek:

Respect Local Culture: Learn about and respect local customs and traditions. Dress modestly and interact respectfully with local residents.

Minimize Waste: Reduce, reuse, and recycle during your trek. Carry a reusable water bottle, avoid single-use plastics, and properly dispose of trash.

Conserve Energy: Turn off lights, heaters, and chargers when not in use to conserve energy in lodges.

Support Local Businesses: Buy souvenirs and products from local shops and artisans to contribute directly to the local economy.

Wildlife Conservation: Do not disturb or approach wildlife. Observe animals from a distance and follow your guide’s instructions on responsible wildlife viewing.

Stay on Designated Trails: Stick to established trekking trails to minimize soil erosion and protect fragile ecosystems.

The  Commandments of Responsible Travel:

Responsible travel involves ethical considerations not only during the trip but also before and after. Here are the commandments of responsible travel, divided into three phases:

Before the Trip:

Research and Respect: Thoroughly research your destination’s culture, customs, and environment. Show respect by learning about and adhering to local customs.

Choose Ethical Operators: Select tour operators, hotels, and services that have a strong commitment to responsible tourism and sustainability.

Pack Thoughtfully: Pack light and bring essential items. Minimize waste by avoiding single-use plastics and disposable products.

Carbon Offset: Consider offsetting your carbon emissions through reputable programs if air travel is a significant part of your trip.

Plan and Book Responsibly: Plan your itinerary to minimize travel distances and the environmental impact. Book directly with local providers when possible to support the local economy.

During the Trip:

Respect Local Culture: Interact respectfully with locals, ask for permission before taking photos, and dress modestly when visiting religious or cultural sites.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Minimize waste by using reusable items and recycling whenever possible. Properly dispose of trash in designated bins.

Energy and Resource Conservation: Conserve resources by turning off lights, heaters, and air conditioning when not in use. Limit water usage and take shorter showers.

Support Local Businesses: Choose locally owned restaurants, shops, and services to support the livelihoods of the community.

Wildlife and Environment: Observe wildlife from a distance, do not disturb natural habitats, and stay on designated trails to prevent soil erosion.

After the Trip:

Share Knowledge: Share your responsible travel experiences and knowledge with others to promote ethical travel practices.

Reflect and Learn: Reflect on your trip and consider how you can improve your responsible travel habits for future adventures.

Feedback: Provide feedback to tour operators and accommodations about their responsible tourism efforts, both positive and constructive.

Carbon Offset: Consider making additional contributions to carbon offset programs to compensate for the environmental impact of your trip.

Support Local Initiatives: Continue supporting local initiatives and organizations that work towards sustainable development in the destinations you’ve visited.

By following these commandments of responsible travel, you can contribute to preserving the environment, respecting local cultures, and leaving a positive impact on the communities you encounter during your journeys. we can collectively ensure that the Everest Base Camp trek remains a sustainable and enriching experience for all. Together, we can protect this extraordinary environment and the people who call it home.

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Simply, fill up and submit a booking form that is available at the following .If there are any details you are unsure of, we are on hand to provide the answers, just send us an email or give us a call.

Your booking will only be confirmed by info@adventurewhitehimalatreks.com after you have submitted a completed booking form and made a non-refundable deposit of 10 percent of the cost of your trek or tour.

Note: Final payment is due to days prior to departure. We accept payment by cash, by credit card or by bank transfer to our company bank account.

If the cancellation letter is received by Adventure White Himalaya Treks more than 30 days prior to departure, the non-refundable deposit will be retained (maximum 10% of total land price) plus any air cancellation fees that may apply.

If the cancellation letter is received less than 30 days prior to departure, the following per person cancellation fees will apply;

→ 15 days prior to departure: 25% of the total price

→ 7 – 14 days prior to departure: 35% of the total price

→ Less than 7 days prior to departure: 50% of the total price (except for the total cost of government fees)

→ On departure date or later: 100% of the total price

A VISA for Nepal must be obtained prior to departure from your home country or a VISA can be obtained at KATHMANDU AIRPORT.
Please note that your passport must be valid for a minimum of 6 months after your return and two passport size photos is needed.
For more information, please visit the information page on the Nepal Tourism Board official website (www.ntb.com.np/visa-information)

Yes, our staff will welcome you at the airport. They will be holding a sign board with your name on. They will then take you to your hotel and check in. Here, your guide will formally introduce himself and discuss the upcoming trip with you. You will be asked for two passport size photos and a photocopy of your passport for the trekking permit.

The differences boil down to accommodation and meals expenses between two packages. For instance, in a gold package, we provide you with accommodation in tea houses and all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) whereas, in silver packages, the trekkers pay by themselves. Apart from that, services included in a silver package match that of gold package.

We offer you accommodation in tea house (mountain lodge) in the Everest, Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang region. A tea house is an amalgamation of social hang out, restaurant and guest house all in one. Most of them have running water in the facility, many of them having hot showers which the hotel will charge extra. The rooms come with blankets, some additional furniture with twin beds. While bathrooms are shared and toilets can either be a squat type of western style.

During trekking, you will usually have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where lunch will be between at one of the trail side restaurants. Traditional Nepali meal (Dal Bhat) i.e. rice and lentils as well as a variety of different western items such as pizza, pasta, and French fries. Most of the tea houses and trail side restaurants do have soft drinks, snacks and beer readily available.

In Autumn season, the afternoons are quite moderate. In good weather, it can get 15°C to 20 °C approximately above 4,000m and 0°C to 5 °C in the mornings and the evenings. The weather above 4,000m changes frequently with abrupt snowfall and temperature getting approximately -5°C to 15 °C but that all depends solely on the weather at that time.

Tea houses are generally built using local materials and are quite comfortable. Often family run, they usually provide single and double rooms as well as the occasional dormitory. The dining room is downstairs and often uses fire. All food will be cooked according to order in the family kitchen. The toilet facilities will be separate, sometimes outside. Most lodges provide a mattress and a quilt or blanket. It’s a good idea to always have a sleeping bag, a sleeping mat may be useful and perhaps an inflatable pillow. Most places will provide you with a lock for your room, but you may prefer to use one of your own. Theft is almost unheard of from the lodge owners; security is more of a risk around other Westerners. Along the way there are a few ‘up market’ places to stay.
If you choose a camping trek, a tent will be provided if you do not have your own. We provide a kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tents for all camping treks. You should bring your own sleeping bags, mats and whatever other home comforts you need. We usually camp in or near a village, which allows you to buy luxury items such as chocolate, beer or soft drinks, which we do not carry with us. We also provide a limited amount of toilet paper and facilities for hand and face washing before meals. You will also get a bowl of hot water each morning in your tent for a quick scrub up.

Everest Base Camp Trek Reviews

5.0 Based on 44 Reviews
Azmi Bin Mohd (Malaysia )

My Third time in Nepal

My 3rd time trip in Nepal with Adventure White Himalaya.
Nice guide, nice porter, nice service, good communication
Recommanded

Hew Tze Yin (Johor Baru)

Winter trek

Beautiful scenery walking next to clear mountain river.snow capped mountain in distance. Relatively easy trekking pace. Unfortunately marred by dry weather and dust. Ganesh (director) is amazing. Arranged for us to be evacuated from Lukla by helicopter as weather bad plane landing His costing is reasonable. Definitely seek him for next Lantang trek.

Georgy12 (Los Angeles, CA)

Great Experience

I will highly recommend adventure white himalaya. We had a great experience with Ganesh and his guide Raj. You wont go wrong with them.

lukezc100 (Malta)

Everest base camp

Ganesh provided me with a guide, his name was Rajesh and he was the best porter guide I could ever have. When I got sick coming back down on the trek, Rajesh took care of me very well and thank God he was there! Aa I was very weak and I could not have done it without Rajesh.
Ganesh had lots of patients with my questions and he always answered me. Ganesh and Rajesh are amazing, very trust worthy and I highly recommend their service.

Sya Shafie (United Arab Emirates)

Always guaranteed an amazing trip!

This is my second time with Adventure White Himalaya (ABC and mardi himal) and my favourite guide Raj Neupane always made me feel welcomed! He is very knowledgeable and able to answer all your questions! He is very friendly and warm, will try his very best to make sure u enjoy the entire trip!
The kind of guide u want to have by your side! He also taught me how to descend downhill the right way, followed my pace and constantly checking if i was OK.
I cant thank him enough for everything he did.

Im returning to Nepal for EBC in three days with a different guide from the same company and im sure i will be taken care of! 🙂
I highly recommend the company, the team is exceptional and the whole experience with Adventure White is truly unforgettable. Right from airport pickup to drop off, everything went smooth!

Kiki (Singapore)

Awesome adventure in Himalaya

We had an awesome week in the Himalayas with Adventure White Himalaya. Our guide was such a nice guy who helped us with everything, even took one of our big backpacks that we took extra with us.
We had quite challenging weather and at one point we even thought we would be able to start our journey. However, the weather got better and our guide modified the journey so we could visit every place we intended to see. He took us to a place where we could look at the top of Mt. Everest, which was our main goal.
I and my family(which includes two young children around 10 years of age) really enjoyed this trip and would recommend this 4-day trip from Lukla to Namche Bazar to everyone, independently on age.

Graeme D

Everest Base Camp Trek

Fantastic experience from the initial communication with Ganesh, to the welcome, the trek and followup. Very accomodating to our change in plans due to AMS within our group to still allow us to achieve our goal and have a truly memorable.and enjoyable experience. Raj, the tour guide was informative, supportive and ensured we had safe trekking, looking after those struggling. Food and accomodation provided was great, rustic and gave a cultural introduction of Nepal.
All in all, highly recommend Adventure White Himalaya. We were introduced by a friend and by word of mouth, I recommend Ganesh and his team.

Eugene Bandagosa

Great and awesome Mt. Everest/Kalapathar experience

I was impressed with the great service we received from Adventure White Himalaya Treks Pvt. Ltd. Kudos and big thanks to Mr. Ganesh, Raj (our tour guide) plus our 3 porters. They’re very flexible and really helpful. I had fun in our mountain climbing and really satisfied with their professionalism. Their team is highly recommended and will surely make deal with them again in the future. I love the humbleness and inspiring life story of Mr. Ganesh. 😊 Once again, from the bottom of my heart, Thank you so so much for the great and awesome experience!

zulkifliyusof87 (Malaysia)

Great EBC via Gokyo Ri trip

Great team, great experience and adventure….although the route are tough but we manage to go thru it…..easy to communicate between the staff and great help all the time…highly recommended

Agus W

journey to everest base camp

I really enjoyed my time there with my amazing tour guide, porter and friends. we bonded from the start till the end, it was an unforgettable experience. if I have the chance, I would definitely go back there with my friends and recommend it to others.

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