Everest Base Camp Trek UK for British
Everest Base Camp Trek is an exciting hiking journey to visit the foothill of the world’s tallest peak ‘Mount Everest’. Everest Base Camp Trek in short also called EBC Trek. 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 12 days of hiking including two rest days in Namche Bazaar and Dingboche for acclimatization. Apart from 12 days, you need to include at least more two days for the stay in Kathmandu. Thus, completing EBC Trek requires at least 14 days.
To join on Everest Base Camp Trek, 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.
Hiking Distance of Everest Base Camp Trek
The hiking/trekking distance from Lukla (hiking starting place) to Everest Base Camp and back from Everest Base Camp to Lukla is around 130 Kilometers/ 81 miles. You will complete this distance in 11 days. Every day you walk on an average of 12 Kilometers/ 7 miles. In your normal pace of walking, you will do it with a sometimes gradual ascent on the rocky terrain and sometimes with a descent.
Height of Everest Base Camp Trek/ Elevation of EBC Trek
You will start Everest Base Camp Trek from the elevation of 2804 meters/ 9199 feet at Lukla. Every day you will receive elevation in the range of 400 meters to 800 meters. As most people’s bodies are not used to these elevations, the trek includes acclimatization days at the places named Namche Bazaar and Dingboche to ensure your safety. The highest altitude of the entire EBC trekking is Kala Patthar, nearby Everest Base Camp. Its height is 5555 meters/18225 feet. Kala Patthar is the best viewpoint for Mount Everest and its surrounding magnificent peaks.
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: Early morning flight to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2804m/9199ft). Flight 30 to 35 minutes. Trek from Lukla to Phakding (Alt. 2610m/8563ft). Walking for 3 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (Alt. 3441m/11289ft). Walking for 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 for 5 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (Alt. 3860m/12664ft). Walking for 5 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (Alt. 4350m/14272ft). Walking for 6 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 07: Acclimatization day. Walk around Dingboche. Walking for 4 hours. O/n in Mountain Lodge.
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (Alt. 4910m/4910ft). Walking for 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 for 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 back from Lukla. Rest of the day at leisure in Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural show. O/n Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 14: Departure to the home country. Our tour officer will drop you at the 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 British 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 Pound sterling and Euro.
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.