Everest Base Camp Trek for Seniors

16 Days
  • 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

Trip Overview


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 Himalayas 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 hiking to Everest Base Camp, does not require being a skilled mountaineer/ climber and having an athletic body. However, it requires some modest fitness. In the Everest Base Camp trek, you need to walk for about six to seven hours of walking per day. So, 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.

Everest Base Camp Trek Route MapExcellent Himalaya Trek is a leading trekking operator in Nepal run by local tourism experts and Sherpas. We have been organizing Everest Base Camp Trek for old aged people, beginners as well as and experienced hikers. 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 briefs you all 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 to 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, Dingboche (the world’s highest farmland), Thukla Pass (4,830m), Lobuche Pass (5,110m), Gorekshep to reach Everest Base Camp. After the visit to Everest Base Camp and you also climb to Kalapathar. Kalapathar is the best viewpoint near 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.

In summary, the highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek are as below:

• Explore Namche Bazaar, the trade center of the Everest region and also the gateway to Everest Base Camp
• Visit Tengboche Monastery, the largest in the Khumbu region
• Trek through Sagarmatha National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Hike Kala Pathar to enjoy the 360-degree panoramic view of Mount Everest and the nearby snowcapped peaks from Kala Patthar
• Vist to Everest Base Camp, the foothill of the tallest mountain in the world ‘Everest’
• Pass-through Sherpa villages in the route
• Experience Sherpa culture, tradition, and lifestyle

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 8:30 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 5 to 6 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 13: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding ((Alt. 2610m/8563ft). Walking 4 to 5 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 14: Trek from Phakding to Lukla (Alt.2804m/9199ft). Walking 3 to 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 898 Per Person USD 1195 Per Person USD 1295 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
Porter No No Yes
Trekking Permit Fee Yes Yes Yes
Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee Yes Yes Yes
First Aid Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Trip Certificate 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 a Nepal visa on your arrival time at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
• Airfare for your international flight.
• Your travel insurance which includes evacuation.
• Alcoholic beverages, hot and cold drinks, bottled water, dessert.
• All kinds 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.

Why Excellent Himalaya Company for Everest Base Camp Trek?

Many companies promote the Everest Base Camp Trek package. Excellent Himalaya Trek and Expedition Pvt Ltd are different from them. We are a company based only in Nepal and managed by Nepalese tourism experts and local guides. Our team is engaged in the Nepalese tourism industry since 2002. We are the direct operator of Everest Base Camp Trek, not the agent and middle people. We are the trekking company authorized by Nepal Government Tourism Ministry. Our company’s government registration number is 175840/074/075 and our license number to operate trekking, tour, and mountain expedition in Nepal is 2432. We are associated with different tourism organizations like TAAN (Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal), NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association), etc.

Our further features are as below by which people around the world trust us as the authentic organizer of Everest Base Camp Trek:

Team of Local Experts and Guides: As this company is managed and run by well-trained, experienced & competent local experts, and guides, we know well about the mountain trail, ecology, culture, etc. of the trekking routes. We know the best way of trekking and also we get you the same way.

Trustworthy: Trust is something that comes from commitment. Hence, being a legally registered company, we commit to providing the best, most satisfactory trekking, tour, and expedition. We are operating all trekking, and climbing tours in Nepal based on reality, integrity, and honesty.

Focus on your needs: We highly value all the clients. We always move according to your interest and requirements. Because your satisfaction is our goal. Thus, all our trekking, tour, and mountaineering packages are customizable.

Fair Price: As we are a direct operator, not an agent, our price is always competitive that does not have any middle and hidden fees. We provide the value of what you are buying of our services at least equal to your paying amount.

Safety: Your safety is our priority. The trekking to the Himalayas is both exciting and adventurous. So we provide you all the safety materials needed, along with motivational counseling.

Friendly, and Professional Staff: We have highly friendly, helpful, and professional staff. Our staff looks after you right from the moment of your arrival to the time of your departure. They can cope with most emergencies including those requiring evacuation and hospitalization.

Real Cared Services: Our one travel consultant or our local trekking guide keeps in touch with our clients every time. We make sure their protection is guaranteed so that they will have peace of mind while trekking with us.

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