Everest Base Camp Trek for People from Australia
Everest Base Camp Trek is a world-famed hiking trip. Everest Base Camp Trekking is also very popular among Australian Hikers. Everest Base Camp in short also called EBC Trek. This hiking trip takes you to the base camp of Mount Everest and offers you a great opportunity to explore Mount Everest, the tallest peak on the earth, its nearby glaciers, and the other Himalayan peaks. Truly, Everest Base Camp Trek is a lifetime journey that is full of romantic moments.
Summary of Everest Base Camp Trek
Actually, the hiking duration of Everest Base Camp Trek is 12 days including two rest days in Namche Bazaar and Dingboche with the aim of better acclimatization to the altitude environment. Apart from 12 days, you need to include a minimum of two days or more for the stay in Kathmandu. Thus, to complete EBC Trek, you require at least 14 days. To start Everest Base Camp Trek, in the beginning, you fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. It is a 35 minutes scenic flight. Everest Base Camp Trek starts from Lukla and ends also in Lukla. From Lukla, hiking starts towards Namche Bazaar through the Sherpa villages of Chheplung, Ghat, Phakding, Benkar, Manjo, and Jorrsalle. On the way, you will cross several suspension bridges. 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), and 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.
Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek
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 to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2804m/9199ft). Flight 40 minutes. Trek from Lukla to Phakding (Alt. 2610m/8563ft). Walking 3 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (Alt. 3441m/11289ft). Walking 5 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 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (Alt. 4350m/14272ft). Walking 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 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (Alt. 5365m/17602ft) then back to Gorak Shep. Walking 7:30 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 7 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (Alt. 3441m/11289ft). Walking 6:30 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (Alt.2804m/9199ft). Walking 6:30 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 13: Flight from Lukla and back to Kathmandu in the morning. Rest of the day at leisure. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural show. O/n Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 14: Departure to your home country. Our tour officer will drop you at Kathmandu International airport and see you off. End of Service. Or you may take optional side tours.
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Everest Base Camp Cost for Australian People
|Bronze Price||Silver Price||Gold Price|
|USD 885 Per Person||USD 1145 Per Person||USD 1215 Per Person|
Note: We also accept payment in Australian dollars.
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 Type Hotel||Tourist Type Hotel||Tourist Type Hotel|
|Meal in Kathmandu||Breakfast||Breakfast||Breakfast|
|Accommodation in Trekking||Mountain Lodge||Mountain Lodge||Mountain Lodge|
|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 30 for 15 days/ USD 50 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.
Note: The above price is for a minimum group size of 2 people. We have a special package price for Solo Trekker. Please contact us for the price for the solo trekker and need additional information about EBC Trek.
About Operator of Everest Base Camp Trek
Excellent 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 many tourists from Australia every year. The above cost of Everest Base Camp Trek is quoted especially for Australian hiking and outdoor lovers. For further information and any questions please feel free to contact us. You may contact us by email: [email protected] or by mobile phone, WhatsApp, and Viber: +977 9851203181. We will be in your support at any time in the day.