NEPAL'S EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK
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FIXED GROUP DEPARTURES 2018
SEPTEMBER 5-SEPTEMBER 20
OCTOBER 5-OCTOBER 20
NOVEMBER 5-NOVEMBER 20
A dream for many hikers of every kind! Everest Base Camp lives up to its reputation as being one of the best treks in the world. This is the closest you can get to Everest short of climbing it. With her sister peaks in view from the base camp and KalaPattar, there is no doubt that this a dream come true for many avid hikers. Along the way, you will enjoy the life of a teahouse trekker - a comfortable bed each night with three meals a day all included in the tour price. Finally, this trek gets you acquainted with the sherpa culture and their way of life as you immerse yourself in the spirituality of the region.
International Arrival in Kathmandu (1300 m)
Kathmandu (1300 m): Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Kathmandu - Lukla (2800 m) - Phakding (2652 m)
Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3440 m)
Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day
Namche Bazzar -Tengboche (3867 m)
Tengboche - Pheriche-(4470 m)
Pheriche rest day
Pheriche - Lobuche (4930 m)
Lobuche - Gorakshep (5170 m); side trip to KalaPattar (5554 m)
Gorakshep-Everest Base Camp (5364 m)
Gorakshep/Lobuche - Pangboche (3985 m)
Pangboche - Namche Bazaar (3440 m)
Namche Bazaar - Lukla (2800)
Fly back to Kathmandu
Final Departure in the evening
For daily hiking itinerary, see TREK SUMMARY.
This trek is STRENUOUS given the high altitude, the freezing temperatures and the likelihood of snow as you get higher in elevation. The highest point is KalaPattar at 5554 meters. You must be physically fit, in good health, and preferably with recent backpacking/hiking experience. For a detailed daily itinerary on the trail, please see Everest Base Camp Trek Summary.
NOTE: Consulting with your doctor prior to joining the trip is recommended. It is highly suggested that you familiarize yourself with the hazards and risks of high altitude trekking. A completed & signed Liability Waiver form and travel insurance to cover 100% trip cost, emergency medical and evacuation are REQUIRED to join this trip. After completing your trip booking and deposit, you will be required to purchase the required travel insurance by the trip balance due date. Failure to obtain adequate travel insurance will result in cancellation of your booking and loss of trip deposit.
PRICE: $2175 (Deluxe)
Single supplement: $350
Deluxe accommodation means 3 start hotel on a shared basis with private bathroom in Kathmandu. On the trek, you'll be staying in rooms with attached bathrooms.
This is a higher level of accommodation compared to the standard packages that most agencies offer.
Balance is due 45 days prior to departure.
DEPOSIT: $680. A non-refundable deposit is required to book. Please read the TERMS & CONDITIONS and LIABILITY WAIVER before booking. Click on Book Now below to book.
●Airport pick up & drop off
●Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (Deluxe 3 Star Hotel ) & room with attached baths on the trek (8 nights)
●Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with private vehicle
●Government license holder Trekking Guide, porter/Sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking
●Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during the trek
●Trekker’s Information Management system (TIMS), Everest Conservation area fee
●Kathmandu- Lukla – Kathmandu Round Trip Flight Ticket
●Down jacket, 4-season sleeping bag, duffel bag
●Trekking guide and porters accommodation, fare, meal, equipment and salary and insurance
●Government Tax and office service charge
●Round-trip International Airfare to and from Nepal
●Nepal Visa fee
●Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
●Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
●Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, drinks, shower & souvenir shopping etc.)
●Travel and medical & emergency evacuation insurance
●Tips for guides and porters
●City tour entrance fees
International flights are excluded. Clients must book their own flights and send a copy of their flight itinerary by e-mail to no later than the trip balance due date.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO PACK? SEE GEAR LIST HERE.
TRAVEL INSURANCE REQUIRED:
After making a deposit, you are required to obtain appropriate travel insurance through Travel Guard or other insurance of your choice that should cover at a minimum 100% of the trip cost (land & air), emergency medical and evacuation for high altitude trekking of up to 6000 meters. Proof of travel insurance must be provided via electronic mail to no later than the trip balance due date. Failure to obtain travel insurance by the trip balance due date will result in cancellation and no refund of your trip deposit and/or applicable cancellation fees as noted in the Terms & Conditions.
Note: If you opt to buy your insurance from a company other than Travel Guard, please ensure that the insurance you purchase covers high altitude trekking as there are only a select number of companies that provide such type of coverage.
Please check ahead of time as to the visa requirements for the country of your choosing. You are responsible for securing your own visa, if required.
Upon booking, you will receive trip notes that include the recommended gear list and specific trek information.
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