Everest Base Camp Trek for Seniors
- Trip Code: N-ET-1127
- Destination: Nepal
- Season: Sept/Oct/ Nov/Mar/Apr/May
- Max Altitude: 5550 meters/ 18209 feet
- Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
- Transportation: Private Car and Flight
- Accomodation: Tourist hotel in Kathmandu & Tea-house in Trekking
- Trip Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
Everest Base Camp Trek is a wonderful hiking trip to visit the foothill of the world’s tallest peak ‘Mount Everest’. It’s a dream of all hiking lovers to reach Mount Everest Base Camp once in their life. Everest base camp trek is indeed the trip of exploration of the wonderful towering Himalayan peaks of the planet, gigantic glaciers, a unique culture of the Sherpas, the legendary heroic mountaineers, distinctive landscape of the Himalaya region with its endangered flora and fauna. Thus, Everest Base Camp Trek is a pleasant lifetime journey for all.
Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate type of hiking journey. It is suitable for senior citizens/ elderly and old age people. To go for the hiking to Everest Base Camp, it does not require to be a skilled mountaineer/ climber and have an athletic body. However, it requires some modest fitness. In Everest Base Camp trek, you need to walk for about six to seven hours of walking per day. So, for the beginners who do not have such long days of hiking experience, are advised to do exercise like jogging a few weeks prior to the trekking.
Excellent Himalaya Trek is leading trekking operator of Nepal run by local tourism experts and Sherpas. We have been organizing Everest Base Camp Trek for old aged people, beginners as well as an experienced hiker. Our every Everest Base Camp Trek is led by our experienced trekking guides who have been many times at Everest Base Camp. They are skilled, courteous, knowledgeable as well as helpful. The trekking guide leads you on the trail and brief you all the about this route and porters carry your luggage. Our guide always moves following your walking pace. He never forces you to follow his speed. Thus, every beginner easily completes this great trip successfully with great joy and satisfaction.
For senior citizens, we advise 16 days of Everest Base Camp Trek. Everest Base Camp Trek begins after a 35 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla through the Sherpa villages of Chheplung, Ghat, Phakding, Benkar, Manjo, and Jorrsalle. On the way, you will cross several suspension bridges to reach Namche Bazaar, the gateway of Mount Everest. After Namche Bazaar, you continue trekking to Tengboche. In Tengboche, you visit the famous Buddhist monastery famous as Tengboche Monastery.
Then, you walk ahead passing the places called Dibuche, Somare, Orsho, Dingbuche (the world highest farmland), Thukla Pass (4,830m), Lobuche Pass (5,110m), Gorekshep to reach Everest Base Camp. After the visit of Everest Base Camp and you also climb to Kalapathar. Kalapathar is the best viewpoint near to Everest Base Camp for the best panoramic views of Mount Everest. Afterward, you trek back to Lukla following the same previous route. From Lukla, you fly back to Kathmandu where your overall trip ends.
EBC Trek Itinerary for Senior Citizens
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu International airport. You will be met our Tour officer and he will escort you to the hotel. The orientation of the trip at the hotel. O/n Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Morning Flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2804m/9199ft). Flight 40 minutes. Trek from Lukla to Phakding (Alt. 2610m/8563ft). Walking 4 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (Alt. 3441m/11289ft). Walking 6 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 04: Acclimatization day. Day trip to Shyangboche and Khumjung Village (Alt. 3780m/12402ft) and trek back to Namche Bazaar. Walking 5 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (Alt. 3860m/12664ft). Walking 5 to 6 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (Alt. 4350m/14272ft). Walking 5 to 6 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 07: Acclimatization day. Walk around Dingboche. Walking 4 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (Alt. 4910m/4910ft). Walking 5 to 6 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (Alt. 5365m/17602ft) then back to Gorak Shep. Walking 6 to 7 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 10: Early in the morning hike up to Kalapatthar (Alt. 5555m/18225ft) then trek down to Pheriche (4200m/13780ft). Walking 6 to 7 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Phortse (Alt. 3810m/12500ft). Walking 5 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 12: Trek from Phortse to Namche Bazaar (Alt. 3441m/11289ft). Walking 4 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 13: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding ((Alt. 2610m/8563ft). Walking 5 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 14: Trek from Phakding to Lukla (Alt.2804m/9199ft). Walking 4 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 15: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Rest of the day at leisure. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural show. O/n Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Departure to your home country. Our tour officer will drop you at the Kathmandu International airport to catch up your flight and see you off. End of Service. Or you may take optional side tours.
Everest Base Camp Trek Cost
|Bronze Price||Silver Price||Gold Price|
|USD 870 Per Person||USD 1120 Per Person||USD 1210 Per Person|
The Services inclusive in above Price:
|Services||Bronze Price||Silver Price||Gold Price|
|Airport Transfers||By Car||By Car||By Car|
|2 Night Hotel in Kathmandu||Tourist Hotel||Tourist Hotel||Tourist Hotel|
|Meal in Kathmandu||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast|
|Accommodation in Trekking||Mountain Lodge||Mountain Lodge||Mountain Lodge|
|Kathmandu Lukla Domestic Round Trip Flight||Air Ticket- Yes||Air Ticket- Yes||Air Ticket- Yes|
|Meal in Trekking||No||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Experience Trekking Guide||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Trekking Permit Fee||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|First Aid Medicine||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Trekking Map for Group||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Insurance, Meal, Salary, Accommodation for Trekking Staff||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Dinner with Cultural Show on last night of Trip||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|All Local Taxes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
The Services exclusive in above Price (Same in All Package Price):
• Nepal visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days period). You can easily get Nepal visa on your arrival time at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
• Airfare of your international flight.
• Your travel insurance which includes evacuation.
• Alcoholic beverages, hot and cold drinks, bottled water, dessert.
• All kind of personal expenses like phone calls, internet use, laundry, hot shower during trekking, excess baggage charge, etc.
• Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu “except farewell dinner in Kathmandu”.
• In case of emergency helicopter rescue/ evacuation & its cost.
• Tips for Trekking Staff.
• Any expenses arising due to unforeseen situations like personal sickness, natural calamities, political strikes, flight cancellation, etc.
• Cost of any extra services if you use which not mentioned in the package price.