Everest base camp trek is a highly popular trek in Nepal. It lies in the Khumbu region (Mahalangur Himalayan range). Mt. Everest is the primary attraction of this trek, which is known as Sagarmatha. It is the roof of the world. Everest base camp trekking goes through the diverse forests of the Sagarmatha National Park. It is world’s highest located national park in the world.
Right after landing at the tiny airstrip of Lukla, EBC trek begins. Then you pass different villages and fields. Crossing the suspension bridges, you reach to Phakding and continuously to Jorsalle. From here, the national park area begins. Namche Bazaar is a steep ascend from here. Namche and Khumjung are the cultural hot spots. You can explore Sherpa culture and their heritage sites around here. There are wonderful monasteries in Pangboche and Tenbuche too. Sherpa are the renowned Himalayan leaders who have unique cultural pattern, garments, festivals and religiosity. Spending a rest day at Dingbuche, you trek all the way to Everest base camp via Gorakshep. The following day, you trek to Kalapatthar and descend all the way to Lukla and end the trek. During the trek, you will get an opportunity to view the Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Ama Dablam and the surrounding white peaks along with trekking peaks. The views of flora and fauna add more attractions for the epic journey to Everest base camp.
Frolic Adventure offer excellent services with professional Everest guide, highly suitable itinerary and overall management. For the wonderful trek to Everest base camp, feel free to contact us.
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Sunglasses Sunglass is essential for trekking. It is compulsory for the snow so don't forget to bring it with you. Sun lotion Sun lotion is highly recommended for trekking in Nepal. When you go higher the rays of sun will be more harder and reflecting rays from snow can harm to your skin so you need to have well protect able sun lotion. Trekking pole Trekking pole is recommended for normal trekkers and elderly. If you trek to snow and trekking in rainy season, it is better to have with you. Water bottle At least 2 different water bottles are recommended for the trekking. Somewhere you can't buy mineral water cause of plastic banded area and if you use purification tablet, you have to wait 30 minutes to drink so you might be thirsty then you always have to make ready to drink in one bottle. rain cover and bag cover Can't say about weather in mountain so you need to have rain cover with you and to protect your stuff from rain and dust you better have them with you. plastic bag To protect your valuable stuff from rain or mistakenly drop into the water, so always keep with plastic cover or bag when you don't use them. Sun hat Sun hat is very important to protect your face from sun and sun heat can your headache, so sun hat is essential. Gloves Obviously you go higher it will be cold. Your fingers might be freezing and sometime can be frost bite so warm and wind proof gloves are highly recommended. Winter Hat Cold temperature and wind can be cause of headache so winter hat is very useful to be safe from cold. Down jackat Down jacket is essential usually in the morning and evening it is better to wear. It will be good idea if you wear warmer layer inside down jacket and for the walking, wind proof jacket is good. Sleeping bag Warm and clean sleeping bag is recommended for trekking. It depends according to the trekking region if you are planning the trek to higher places better to have about -20 and short and lower elevation trek can be done with normal sleeping bag. First Aid kit Trekking in Nepali Himalayan region may have traveler's diarrhoea and mountain sickness. So first aid kit is highly recommended for trekking in Nepal. Trekking shose Well griped, comfortable and warm trekking shoes are highly recommended for trekking. Walking on the snow and slippery trail, well griped shoes is very useful. Trouser and half paint Hiking trouser and half paints is good to bring with you. In warmer region half paint is good and higher with cold temperature, comfort and light trouser recommended. Soap and Shampoo When you have spare day or reach early to the camp, you can wash your smelly socks and you will be sweaty during walking , soap for washing and Shampoo for shower is compulsory. Quick drier towel After washing yourself, you need a towel so quick drier towel is better to take with you. It is light and very useful. Light shoes and Sandals Light shoes and sandals are compulsory for trekking. Your hiking boots might be sweaty during the walking so while you stay in camp you better to use light shoes and sandals are needed when you go bathroom. Gaiters Gaiters are recommended for high passes trekking. It controls the snow going into your boots and saves to trousers to be wet. They are good to use on the muddy trails too. Headlamp Not every trekking area has electricity and even the places with electricity also may not be all the time, so headlamp is highly recommended and for high passes/sunrise trip from lodge also needed. Day pack Day pack is the main equipment for trekking which you can put your valuable things and what you need for the day. Rain cover and some other things you can keep with you in here that you may be sweat during the walking some changing cloths, sandals, sun block etc.. Windproof Trouser Windproof Trouser is highly recommended for higher and colder places. It really helps you to keep warm. Thermal Layers Thermal layers are compulsory in Higher and colder places. Fleece Jacket Fleece jacket is really useful for cold. While not too cold you can wear this and for freezing cold, you can wear inside the down jacket. Buff Buff is very good to protect your neck from cold and to avoid the dust; you can use this to cover the nose. Finger and Toe warmer There is freezing cold in some places so take finger and toe warmer with you. Extra Camera Batteries Extra batteries are highly recommended for mountain trekking. When you will be in colder place the power of the battery will be degrees soon then you may miss to capture some beautiful photos. For this case it is very good idea having extra camera batteries. Multi Uses Power Socket and Battery charger The electric power socket may not fit for your battery charging, so good to have multi uses power socket and camera battery charger. Lip Balm and Moisturizing Cold Cream Lip balm and moisturizing cold cream is very useful in cold. Super glue and Extra shoe less Your trekking boot could have problem during the trekking and may not see any shoe maker everywhere so it is smart idea that if you take super glue and extra shoe less with you. Wet Wipes or Baby wipes Wet wipes or Baby wipes is very good for trekking. When you will be in higher region, using water could be very cold or water will be freeze some time so it is very useful to clean your face in cold places.
Included in price:
Airport pick up and drop by private car/van/bus. 4 nights Accomodation in 2/3 star standard hotel including breakfast as per the above itinerary twin sharing basis. Private car/van/bus for cultural tour. All the ground anddomestic air transportation during the trip. Your standard meals BLD during the trek with a cup of hot tea/coffee in breakfast All necessary paper works, national park entry permits, TIMS card and monument entrance fees All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks. An experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance for the guide and porter. Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company. Sleeping bag, down jackets, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary. Frolic Adventure invites you farewell dinner on last night. All government taxes (Gst) and Stationery expenses.
Not Included in price:
Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at tribhuwan international airport (Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos & 25 USD. Your travel insurance (compulsory). Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu. All entry fees for heritage sites. Your personal expenses. All the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. Sweet things like dessert/chocolate. Hot shower / batteries charge / heater during the trek. International airfare. Tips for the guide, porter & driver. Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.
15 kg maximum weight limit for Lukla flight include hand carry.
Refund policy :
Cancellation and Refund The following conditions apply for the trip cancellation and refund: If you do not want to do trip for the time you booked, 20% of the deposit amount will not be refunded. But you can add that money if you want to do next trip. if you cancel the trip before 30 days of your trip date, 20% of the trip cost will be deducted if you cancel the trip 4 weeks before the departure date- 45% if you cancel the trip 2 weeks before the departure date- 75% if you cancel the trip 1 week or less before the departure date- 100%
Trip cancelled by the company: If we cancel your trip, your deposit and any other payments will be fully refunded. If any circumstances that will be out of our control, the reasonable expenses we have already paid will be deducted from the deposited amount.