EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

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destination Everest
duration 15 Days
grade Beginner
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
region Everest
max altitude 5,550m
group size 2-12
meal All inclusive
activity 5-6 hrs
accommodation Hotel/Teahouse
season Autumn/spring

EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

Everest is the ultimate goal of many people (bucket lists) and those who had already been there; they rate it as one of the best experiences of their lives.

Everest Base Camp Trek is probably the most popular and iconic trekking destination in the Himalayas. Everest is located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas and is the world's highest mountain at 8,848 meters above sea level located on the international border between China (Tibet Autonomous Region) and Nepal Mount Everest is also well known as Sagarmatha in Nepal and as Chomolungma in Tibet.

Everest Base Camp Trek, one of the grandest treks in the world, is an unparalleled opportunity to trek in the Himalayas where Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay set off on their epic journey in 1953. Acclimatization and a cultural trek into the Sherpa heartland of the Khumbu Valley are also included in a trip. You can enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Himalayan range near the Khumbu region with four of the world’s six tallest peaks of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Cho Oyu. Trekking in the Himalayan range not only offers you a glimpse into the life of world-famous climbers, the Sherpas, it further provides an immense opportunity to explore the highest Buddhist monasteries and can survey the world heritage site of the Sagarmatha National Park, which hosts a variety of Himalayan flora and fauna.

During this classic trek, you will follow the footsteps of legendary mountaineers like Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and explore the Solu Khumbu region, a homeland of Sherpa people who are the most well-known mountain guides in Nepal. You will discover Buddhist monuments, Sherpa stone stupas and carved mani walls (Tibetan) and decades-old monasteries add to this beautiful Khumbu landscape. Lodges here range from standard to luxury and you will love the sherpa hospitality while exploring the top of the world. 

You will reach the highest altitude of 5,550 meters at Kala Patthar, 2 hours away from Gorakshep, which is one of the highlights of Everest Base Camp trek and offers the best view of Everest. This viewpoint is where you will have the best chance of photographing Everest. Not only Everest, but you will also see the panoramic view of Changtse, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Khumbu glacier.

Millions of people dream of traveling to this majestic land of iconic mountains.  If you want to make your dream of Everest come true, then share your dream with us and we will tailor your trek to meet your expectations.

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek 15 Days

  • Trek to the base of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest at 5,364m.
  • Exploring Sherpa's traditional villages enriched with Buddhist culture and customs.
  • Visiting old heritages and interesting monasteries in the backdrop of some of the world's most spectacular high peaks, beautiful alpine rhododendrons, and pine forests as well as the barren Khumbu icefall glaciers.
  • Experiencing panoramic views of high mountains while spending your nights in the warmth and comfort of clean scenic lodges - and of course, the well known Sherpa hospitality.

Alert: There will be a slight change in the itinerary, especially the days when you take the domestic flights. In April & May and October & November of 2019, the government shifted the operation base for flights to and from Lukla (This is the actual starting point of the trek) from Kathmandu to Manthali, a town 4 to 5 hours drive away from Kathmandu. As a result, anyone who signed up for any Everest trek or climb had to go to Manthali to catch their flight. They moved the base because of renovation and high air traffic for Kathmandu's airport which is also the only international airport in Nepal. This change in the airport will continue in 2020 as well. Though right now there have been direct flights, we expect from March the airport will be shifted.

ITINERARY

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one day.
3-star hotel.

Welcome to Kathmandu! A city full of vibrant markets, bustling streets, and discover colorful temples and grand pagodas. Our representative guide will receive you from an international airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day you’ll explore this amazing city. In the evening, our tour guide will give you a brief orientation about the trek. You can do the shopping and buy your necessary trekking gears near the city. Finally, you’ll meet with the group for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

4 to 5 hours.
Guest House.

Today, at 8.30 am your sightseeing trip will star we have to program for sightseeing middle and cultural pilgrim’s valley. So that's before a healthy breakfast. You will have a private car and an expert city guide at your service. Today we will visit some heritage sites:

4 to 5 hours.
Guest House.

Early morning you will be picked up at the hotel by our guide and escort you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport. Then you take the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. During the 35 minutes, you enjoy marvelous views of Himalayas. After landing at Tenzing-Hilary airport you meet your porter. He will carry your luggage. Then you start your trekking. Today you trek of three hours. It’s easy and gentle. The trail starts passing a Kani (ceremonial gatehouse). It steeply descends then runs above Kyangma village, which has a large gompa (monastery) and school. After that, you enter Cheplung village. The path descends through community forest with the sight of Dudh Koshi River. After crossing the suspension bridge you have to climb around the ridge to Ghat. Leaving Ghat the trail passes a school and complex of mani walls, Chortens and prayer wheels. Then the trail climbs to the small village. After a short walk from a small village, you reach Phakding. Overnight at a mountain lodge. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

5 to 6 hours.
Guest House.

After breakfast a refreshing morning, the walk continues crossing suspension bridges over Dudh Kosi river passing several most interesting villages of Tok-Tok, Bhenkar, and Monjo arriving at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate, from here you need to buy a permit. Following the river bed for few hours and after the last Hillary suspension bridge a steep uphill to Namche Bazaar, at Namche with facilities of a good restaurant, cyber café, pubs, post office, ATM and banks. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

3 to 4 hours.
Guest House.

This is the perfect place set for "acclimatization". Health Specialists advocate us to stay active and moving during the rest day too instead of being idle. We either spend the day taking a short hike to Everest view resort or Thame or visiting Khunde or relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar itself. Namche Bazaar is the main center of the Everest (Khumbu) region and has government offices, ATMs, Internet cafes, shops, restaurants, a bakery, and a colorful market each Friday evening and Saturday. If we tend to trek a few hundred vertical feet during the day, it will help us to properly acclimatize. Our guides take us to the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarter of the Sagarmatha National Park where we can observe an assortment of things related to the first Everest ascenders, Sherpa culture and find out about the varied plant and animal life of the Everest region. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

5 to 6 hours.
Guest House.

The trek continues along the flowing glacial waters of the Dudh Kosi with magnificent views of the mountains (Mt. Everest, Lhoste, Taboche peak, Amadablam. You’ll have a trek to an altitude of 3,800 meters upon reaching Tengboche. Inside the Tengboche monastery are unbelievably ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of types Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. The cluster will be taken to observe a prayer ceremony either in the evening or in the morning depending on how the trekking goes this day. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

5 to 6 hours.
Guest House.

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche is brief, but as mentioned many will be doing it in the afternoon. Where the last hill into Dingboche is the altitude usually bites. Leaving upper the treks trails heads to the village of Somare (4020m) and then Orsho; both have lodges. Later the trail divides the left way goes up to Pheriche. The trail heads around to a suspension bridge, before a steep climb to the village of Dingboche (4460m), which has quite a few very good Guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.

3 to 4 hours.
Guest House.

It's appropriate to have next acclimatization day off before going higher. The best choice is to hike up the valley to Chukkung Valley (4730m) and on towards Island Peak (Imja Tes). Above Dingboche is Nagkartshang Gompa (allow 2 to3hrs for an energetic but short trip) or head to Pheriche for an afternoon lecture on altitude sickness. The trail for Chhukung leaves Dingboche for the cluster of Bibr (4570m) is surrounded by fabulous mountain Peaks: Taboche, the wall of Nuptse and Lhotse and the enormous fluted cirque liking the Amphu Laptsa pass and Ama Dablam. Chukkung has several lodges and is the most popular spot for those climbing island peaks. Well acclimatized trekkers can head up a grassy slope towards the peak of Chukkung Ri (5550m) to view of Makalu. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

5 to 6 hours.
Guest House.

After breakfast, our trek starts with an easy walk towards Thukla. Next, you trek up the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, and then pass through the boulder-strewn slopes as we ascend Chupki Lhara where we find a muster of stones with prayer flags used as (Sherpa memorial place) memorials to Scott Fischer (American mountaineer) and 10-time Everest summiteer Babu Chiri Sherpa (Nepalese Sherpa mountain guide) who perished on a mission to climb Mt. Everest. The path then continues to the Khumbu Glacier moraine and that we realize ourselves facing several beautiful mountain peaks - Khumbutse, Lingtren, and Mahalangur Himal. Overnight in Lobuche. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

6 to 7 hours.
Guest House.

We take the path to Mt. Everest Base Camp through the once vast Gorak-Shep. Continuing the straight trail ahead, we come across the Indian army mountaineers' memorials. The way from here can be misleading; hence it is important that we follow our lead Sherpa diligently. The walk is remained due to thin air in the high altitude. We experience the rocky dunes, moraine, and streams before reaching the Mt. Everest Base Camp. Upon reaching the Mt. Everest Base Camp, you can see more than tens of mountaineers that stand out in bright colors against the tedious of gray surroundings (especially in the spring). Khumbuste, Nuptse, and Pumori are the mountains we can observe from the base camp then you will get back to Gorak Shep for a good night's rest. Overnight in Gorak Shep. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

7 to 8 hours.
Guest House.

We get up for an early morning at 4:00 am a departure, amid pre-dawn darkness and cold temperatures (-10 to -14 C). Plus, there is always the potential for cold winds which are quite common. Common peaks such as Khumbutse, Lingtren, and Changtse tower to the east even as Everest begins to reveal itself. But, it is upon reaching Kala Patthar (5550m) that we get to see360 degree up-close and stunning views of Mount. Everest. After enjoying the magnificent mountain panorama and of course taking plenty of pictures you will return back to Lobuche for a good night's rest. Overnight in Pangboche. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

5 to 6 hours.
Guest House.

From Pangboche we retrace our stairs down to the Imja Khola and up through the rhododendron forest to Tengboche monasteries. Interested one can also explore the nuns (women religious) at the Tengboche monastery. After lunch at Tengboche, you tend to continue through the hillside blanketed by colorful rhododendron and juniper trees. After crossing the bridge over the (milky river) Dudh Koshi River, our trail follows the Dudh Koshi gorge descending rapidly through the pine forests before reaching Sansa. We keep a lookout for wildlife such as (Himalaya Thar) mountain goats, snow leopards, colorful pheasants while passing through the forest. After passing a Chorten, you get through the Army camp at Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

4 to 5 hours.
Guest House.

Last day of our trekking as we return to Lukla where the trek starts out. We enjoy this time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part. The afternoon is free, so you can relax and enjoy a hot shower! In the evening, celebrate with your trek mates have a few celebratory drinks and dance. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

35 minutes.
3-star Hotel.

You take an early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu after our 13 days long mountain journey. After reaching Kathmandu, you can take a rest or do some shopping. If you want to explore any other missed sites of Kathmandu, you may do that today. Our guides will assist you with both souvenirs shopping or sightseeing. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening with Nepali traditional cultural dance show restaurant.

25 minutes.
3-star Hotel.

Your last days' adventure comes to an end today! Our company representative will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your nearest next adventure in the wonderful country, Nepal.

SERVICES

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up and drops by private Car/Jeep.
  • Three night’s standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Fresh fruit every evening after dinner.
  • Trekking Lodge (Tea House) accommodations during the trek.
  • All necessary paper works Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit & Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight with private airport transfer and domestic airport tax.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • Strong, helpful Sherpa porters with proper safety equipment and walking equipment his salary, foods, accommodation, and insurance (one porter for two people).
  • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance Company).
  • Use of sleeping bag, down Jacket, Duffel bag and walking Poles (if you don’t have your own, to be returned after trip completed).
  • Sherpa Expedition and Trekking T-shirt
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour with private car/jeep.
  • Everest base camp trekking route map.
  • Ox meter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible for all levels of trekker.
  • Assistant guide group size above 8+ people.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Your Travel and Medical Insurance.
  • International Airfare.
  • Your Personal Expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek ( i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the Tea Houses)
  • All desserts sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • Kathmandu sightseeing monument entrance fees($30 USD per person)
  • Excess baggage more than 10 kg for Lukla flight.

EQUIPMENTS

The following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the bag pack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:

General:

  • Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
  • Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
  • A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
  • Daypack
     

Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes:

  • A pair of half gloves
  • A warmer hat that covers the ears
  • Sunglasses 
  • Neckwarmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
  • Headlamp and an extra set of batteries

Hand:

  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
  • Warmer shell gloves and liner

Center Body:

  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket 

Lower Body:

  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Extra casual sport pants

Feet:

  • A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
  • Pair of sandals
  • 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
  • Socks liner
  • Light shoes and sneaker

First Aid Kits and Medicines:

  • Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
  • Blister treatment
  • Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
  • Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
  • Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
  • Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
  • Water purifying pills

(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to  bring your personal first-aid kit as well)

Miscellaneous, but must useable:

  • 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
  • Water bottle & filter
  • Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
  • Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)

Extra things:

  • Comfortable trekking poles
  • Best energy dry foods (up to you)
  • Power Bank and music players 
  • Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)

GOOD TO KNOW

Accommodations:

You will be accommodating in 3-star hotels in Kathmandu. During the trek, we will be using lodge/ teahouses. You may find comfortable and well- developed teahouses having attached bathroom until Namche as it is the most happening place where thousands of tourists love to spend their holiday. However, not all grade accommodation are available in higher elevation, normally rooms are basic with just a bed and blankets.

Meals during the trek:

You will be served BB plan in Kathmandu whereas all meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) will be provided during the trek. A staple food of Khumbu region are potatoes, oats, buckwheat, Sherpa stew, Tibetan bread it is known that Sherpas’ started farming potato when the first seeds were introduced to the region in the early 90s. That is why we have limited choices of food in higher elevation except the dishes made from potatoes.

Transportation:

We use a private car for sightseeing and for the airport to hotel pick and drop. We don’t have to use public transportation or local bus during the trek. Only the flight takes place from Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu.

Physical fitness:

EBC is a challenging trek. You have to walk 6-7 hours a day. You don’t need past experience of hiking or trekking but if you have done any kind of trekking activities then it is always a plus point. We have met people from all walks of life, shapes and sizes completing the trek, the only difficult part is when altitude sickness strikes and the effect that it can have in your body.

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FAQS

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Yes, you can. No matter who you are, as long as you are reasonably fit, can walk for 5-6 hours a day and trek/hike a few uphills, Sherpa Expedition and Trekking Trekking team will support you to the fullest to transform your dream of standing at Everest Base Camp into reality.
The month of March to May in Spring and September to December in autumn seasons are considered the best for the Everest Base Camp Trek as the weather conditions become favorable during this time, providing you with good visibility and a suitable atmosphere for Everest Base Camp trekking.
No, there is no age limit for the trek to Everest Base Camp but, you need to be in good physical shape and have a positive attitude. We also suggest you to prior to the excursion though we suggest you to please see your doctor and obtain necessary permission and advice, as well as medications for traveling in extreme altitude prior to the excursion.
During trekking, you will be served meals in the teahouses. Typical meals are noodles, rice, pasta or potato dishes along with vegetables and egg/chicken/meat dishes. Other items mostly served as breakfasts include Tibetan, egg, pancake, bread, porridge, muesli, and toasts with peanut butter and honey.
A teahouse trekking accommodation will be made for you for the Everest Base Camp trekking whereby you will be able to stay at tea house(Local lodge) and have wholesome food and net and clean comfortable bed throughout your trekking journey. This form of arrangement also allows you to carry less baggage; you can trek at your own pace and enjoy the Everest panorama on your own schedule. It is also an eco-friendly way of trekking whereby trekkers can have more contact with the local's sherpa peoples.
Most of the teahouses on the Everest Base camp trail have squat toilet facilities but recently built lodges have western-style toilets as well. Nowadays, flush toilets are also being introduced with number of increasing foreign mountaineers each year. It is highly recommended to carry your own toilet paper and other required toiletries. Hot shower facilities are available till Gorakshep. The most common type is a bucket shower, usual buckets with tap filled with hot water and placed in a shower room. Hot shower costs from US$ 4 to 15 per use and the price increases along with the elevation. Attached bathrooms and toilets are not available unless you book for a luxury lodge during the EBC trek.
What you want to wear depends on you but we suggest you wear warm clothes during the Everest Base Camp trekking. A down jacket, thermal longs and top, comfortable trekking trousers, t-shirts, fleece, windproof jacket, hat, scarf, and gloves might be useful. There are numerous trekking shops in the Thamel area of Kathmandu where you can get all of these items in both local and branded stores alike. Sherpa Expedition and Trekking may also accompany and assist you if required.
During the Everest Base Camp trekking, you will be on a long journey for which you will need two bags to keep your belongings. A rucksack/duffle bag and a day bag for personal items. Sherpa Expedition and Trekking will provide you with a duffle bag (which is need to refund after the trek) that you can use throughout your entire journey and even afterward. These bags are durable and hence perfect for any kind of trekking journey. While the duffle bag will be carried by the potters, you will have to carry a day bag on your own. A day bag is a small backpack that has enough room for everything you will need on a day hike such as lunch, water, extra clothing and perhaps a few personnel items like camera, battery chargers, etc.
If possible, we suggest you bring your own equipment. However, sleeping bags and down jackets will be provided to you by Sherpa Expedition and Trekking. With regards to trekking poles, if you are used to walking with it then take them with you, as you will probably find them useful especially on the way down. They are not essential though and the walk is manageable without them. It is mostly a personal preference. If you prefer to take the trekking poles with you on the trekking then you can either bring your own pole or buy it from numerous options available in Kathmandu itself.
Yes, if you have a bag of extra clothing for when you return from the trekking, you will be able to store it safely in Kathmandu Sherpa Expedition and Trekking office. The storage facility is provided by most hotels and lodges in Kathmandu or you can also store it in our office for the duration of the trekking.
Our itinerary has been specially tailored to prevent any kind of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) while moving up to higher altitudes. Normally, altitude sickness starts from 3,600 meters and above. You will be trekking at a relatively slow and gradual pace as part of the acclimatization process. Cut off caffeinated, alcoholic and smoking items. Drink at least 4 liters of water a day. Trek slow. Don't skip the acclimatization days. Better to continue with Diamox (if any symptoms show up). Drink Garlic Soup. In the higher elevation, there is less oxygen in the air and this is more so while crossing high passes. Our expert guides will advise you on how to avoid AMS and treat it when/ if required.
Make sure to have both medical and evacuation insurance before coming to Nepal for Everest Base Camp trekking. You should be careful in choosing a policy while traveling to a Himalayan country like Nepal as some insurance companies may make special exceptions for adventure travel. If you are confused about the insurance, please inform us and we will help you. It is usually better to arrange your insurance in your country before travel.
The trekking will be 5-7 hours a day depending upon the landscape and destination.
It takes 6 to 14 days to reach Base Camp depending upon the mode of transportation and packages of Sherpa Expedition and Trekking offers.
We at Sherpa Expedition and Trekking Team always have the safety, comfort, and satisfaction of our valued customers as our foremost priority at all times, and we assure you a wonderful and unforgettable time with us in our beautiful country. Sherpa team members of Sherpa Expedition and Trekking will be carrying all the necessary gear, equipment, and first aid kits and they have extensive first aid training. If a trekker falls sick on high altitude, the leader will decide whether to continue the trek. In case of emergency, Sherpa Expedition and Trekking have a rescue helicopter to bring you back from the higher elevation. Moreover, Sherpa Expedition and Trekking also provides oximeter to monitor the oxygen level at high altitude and offers regular health check-up facilities.
You can either trek on foot or by a helicopter. Sherpa Expedition and Trekking offer exciting and reasonable Helicopter trek to Everest Base Camp for 5 days and 10 days. Sherpa Expedition and Trekking can also customize your tour as per your necessity.
The flights are usually regular between September and May. But due to high altitude, bad weather and unforeseen technical issues, you may experience a delay or cancellation of the flight. On the occurrence of such events, Sherpa Expedition and Trekking charter a helicopter to make sure you are on the safe schedule either for a trek or for your flight back home which would cost extra charge as an unexpected event. However, if the visibility is less than 1,500 meters, it is unable to operate helicopter facilities and Sherpa Expedition and Trekking will reschedule the flight.
Sherpa Expedition and Trekking will provide one porter for two trekkers to carry 20 kgs of luggage (maximum 10 kg for each trekker). Please be sure your porters are not overloaded because they do not carry only your equipment but also lift your spirit to reach new heights, and your love, affection, and generosity can be the reason for them to work hard to take you to your destination. However, the weight limit on flights to the Everest region, basically to Lukla is a total of 10 kgs and you need to pay an extra amount per kg for the excess baggage. Sherpa Expedition and Trekking pays up to 5 kgs of extra baggage making your total to 15 kgs with your hand bag.
Garlic soup is a must while trekking. Sherpa Expedition and Trekking recommend trekkers to drink green tea, lemon tea, hot lemon ginger tea and drink at least 2-4 liters of water a day. However, it is better to avoid alcohol and alcoholic beverages, caffeinated items, and hot-chocolates at high altitude.
Sherpa Expedition and Trekking Trekking won’t recommend non-veg items because the meat in such places may not hygienic and healthy. Sherpa Expedition and Trekking also encourage to avoid dairy and cheesy items and strongly suggest not to consume them during the trek. So, our packages are suitable for both vegan and vegetarians.
Your guide and porters are a big reason why you got a chance to feel something very few can have. Apart from guiding and carrying your necessities and being mindful of your safety, they want to see you happily succeeded more than anyone like family and help you successfully complete the trek safely. So, your tips reflect gratitude towards them. So, tipping is a recommended culture for porters and guide in Nepal as a gesture of thankfulness.
Sherpa Expedition and Trekking will introduce dozens of shops selling knock-off gear in Kathmandu. You can also barter those gears at the knock-off places but be sure you keep the receipt safely. Moreover, you can rent the needed gears if you do not want to buy them.
Yes, most guesthouses offer Wi-Fi, for a small charge. it cost USD$5 per day.
ATM services are available only in Namche Bazaar and Lukla. However, the services might not work or run out of cash. Therefore, we suggest you carry a small amount of money to buy snacks, etc during the trekking.
Most of the tea houses/ lodges have electricity whereby you will be able to charge your iPod or camera batteries. Please note that lodges/tea houses will charge you some extra money for the services. The fee may vary from 1 USD to 3 USD per hour.

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Dilruk Goonathilake

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Everest base camp trek was absolutely amazing. If you are thinking about doing it, then go for it. But, be warned it is also extremely tough. Some of the days are long and the altitude can really get to you. All that said though, reaching base camp is definitely worth the effort. Nepal is an amazing country and home to some absolutely stunning scenery. Kathmandu is a crazy, bustling city that's so full of life and culture. Definitely, worth the visit, you will not be disappointed! thank You, sherpa Team!

Maria Garcia

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I Highly recommended Sherpa Expedition and Trekking Team! If you have any hesitation about doing this trip...don t ...do it. It was the trip of a lifetime, very, very special. Its hard work, and an interesting experience walking at high altitude, but well, well worth it .& What was the most inspirational moment of your trip

James Smith

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1 month ago

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What an amazing trip! The wild beauty of the landscape, the Sherpas villages, the stunning mountains and glaciers, the Sherpas Buddhist culture, the Nepalese people... Although Everest Base Camp was the highlight of the trip, it was disappointing as they were no one, no tents, nothing and the view of Everest were very good. However, the view from Kala Pattar was stunning!

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