Guide Cost for Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Overview


Everest Base Camp Trek is the lifetime journey to the foothill of the top of the world. Indeed, Everest Base Camp Trek is the trip to experience outdoor hiking adventure in the Himalayas. In this trek, apart from Mount Everest, you will have the great views of the different peaks lies in the Himalayas. It also rewards you the remarkable vistas of Khumbu glacier, the biggest glacier in Nepal. Further, you will also explore the villages of Sherpa people. In Everest Base Camp trek, you will hike up to the 5500 meters from the sea level by passing through mountain valleys, ridges, the river, and also the forest.

Trekking Guide for Everest Base Camp Trek

Many people say that Everest Base Camp Trek is possible without a guide. Yes, it is possible however it is highly advised to hire one experienced trekking guide. If you have a guide during the trek your trip will become more comfortable, secure, and informative. Many people think that the guide job is only to show you the right trail. Yes, showing the trail is his major duty. But apart from that, he will provide you the major information about the Himalayas, villages, local lifestyle, environment, flora and fauna.

Further, Everest Base Camp is the high altitude journey. During trekking in High land, sometime you may face altitude sickness. Altitude sickness should be properly handled on time. In severe cases, you need to immediately evacuate by chopper to Kathmandu. So, in such an emergency situation, if you have a guide he will handle everything well and you will be on the safe side. Not only that the guide will also help you to find out the proper lodge for your night halt and also do his level best to handle any problems if you have during the trek.

In Nepal to be a trekking guide, it requires obtaining a guide license from the Tourism Ministry of Nepal Government. The government awards the guide license to them who participated in the training organized by the Tourism Ministry and who also became successful in the exam conducted after the training. We employ only the experienced licensed holder trekking guide. Our trekking guides all are very sincere in their duties and always do their best to make your trip a more memorable, pleasant, and a lifetime experience.

Trekking Guide Hire Cost for Everest Base Camp Trek:

If you are a group of 1 to 2 Person: USD 25 Per Day Basis for group
If you are a group from 3 to 5 Person: USD 28 Per Day Basis for group
If you are a group from 5 to 10 Person: USD 30 Per Day Basis for group

Note: In a group of 2 and above, if you want to pay a person basis, please divide above mentioned per day price by no. of group members. For example: if you are 4 people, per person cost is USD 7 (USD 28/ 4= USD 7).

The above same guide hiring cost will be applied for Gokyo Lake Trek, Three Passes Trek, and Everest Panorama Trek.

Porter for Everest Base Camp Trek

Porters are the people who carry the luggage/ baggage of the trekkers during the trek for their comfort. In the Everest Base Camp trek, if you are fit to carry your backpack/ luggage for a minimum of 11 days of trekking, it does not require the porter. During the trek every day you need to walk 6 hours on average. In long days of this hiking, if you do not have porter, you may feel quickly fatigued and sometime you may not complete your trip. Thus, for comfortable trekking, it is also suggested to hire porters.

Porter Hire Cost for Everest Base Camp Trek

The porter hire cost of Everest Base Camp Trek is USD 25 per day for one porter. According to the ethics of responsible tourism, 1 Porter is allowed to carry luggage/ baggage in the maximum weight limit of 25 kg. 1 Porter can be shared by two trekkers. But the total weight limit of baggages should not be above 25 kg.

The no. of porter can be hired according to your group size and requirements.

The mentioned same porter hiring cost will be applied for Gokyo Lake Trek, Three Passes Trek, and Everest Panorama Trek.

The above cost Includes:

– Wages/salary of guide or porter.
– Meals & Accommodation of guide or porter.
– Insurances of Guide or porter.

The above cost does not include:

– Transportation charge or any flight fare if it is required.
– Tips.

For Everest Trek, it will be your very wise decision if you hire a trekking guide from Katmandu for your convenience while traveling from Kathmandu to Lukla and also for the reliable, and sincere guide.

Add on the Airfare of Trekking Guide

The Kathmandu-Lukla roundtrip airfare of the Trekking Guide is USD 95. In a group of 2 people, per person liability is USD 48, in a group of 3 people per person USD 32, in a group of 4 people 24 per person, etc.

About Porter, it does not require to hire from Kathmandu. According to your requirements, we can provide you any no. of good porters from Lukla.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information about the guide, porter, and customized itinerary design for Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Lake Trek, Three Passes Trek, and any trek in Nepal.

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