Everest Luxury Trek is a luxurious way to hike and explore the Everest base camp trek trails. Everest base camp trek is the top adventure hike in the world to see Everest, With this Everest Luxury trek, you can explore the Everest with the luxurious style. Everest base camp trek is one of Nepal’s top most popular treks to see Everest and other Himalayan peaks. The Sherpa culture, Buddhism, diversified landscapes, Sagarmatha national park, suspension bridge, the coniferous forest, white Himalayan peaks are the most highlighted things of the Luxury Everest base camp trek. Trekkers trek through the Dudh Koshi River bank to reach the base of the world’s highest mountain Everest and they can see the local settlements, the Chorten in each village, the countless Mani walls and the prayer flags. Trekking through the trails to Everest base camp is so special.
Why Everest luxury trek?
Everest luxury trek is fit for the trekkers who are seeking something very special, a luxurious way to explore nature. In the past, it was not possible because of the remoteness of the Everest base camp. Nowadays they have built the hotel with the modern facility in the Everest trekking trails so it is possible to do the Everest luxury trek. The Everest Luxury trek gives trekkers the best chance to explore the nature and the beauty of the Everest regions in the best way. In a normal Everet, trek trekkers are taken to the normal tea houses along the trekking trails whereas if you choose the Luxury Everest trek we try to give the best of the best as much as we can during your trek to the Everest base camp.
What to see on Everest Luxury trek?
Everest Luxury Trek is the best way to explore the tallest Himalayan range of the earth. There are many mountain peaks in the Khumbu Region. Namely, there are 4 peaks which are above the 8000 Meters, Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt Choyou. With this, there are many peaks such as Everest 29,377 Ft from the Kala Patthar. Lhotse 27,940 Ft, Nuptse 25,791 Ft, Amadablam 22,349 Ft, Makalu 27,825 Ft, Choyou 26,906 Ft, Cholatse 21,129 Ft, Thamserku 21,729 Ft and many other peaks which are not mentioned here. Not only the mountains there are many enormous glaciers which you will see while you are near the Everest base camp. The Everest national park is home to some endangered species of the flora and fauna which you will cross while trekking. More importantly, you will see the Sherpa People and their culture.
Everest Luxury trek limitations?
Everest Luxury Trek has some limitations too. It is a luxury trek, but there are no resort-type accommodations till the Everest base camp. Sometimes you have to adjust on the best available at the village on the way to Everest base camp. We assure you that we would try our best to manage the best accommodations and food during the Everest Luxury trek. You will be staying in the top hotels in Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche and other places. In Kathmandu, we give you 5-star Hotels.
Everest Luxury trek highlights are here, you can quickly see what you can see on Everest luxury trek
The exiting Scenic Flight To Lukla which offers the magnificent view of the Langtang, Rolwaling and Khumbu Himalayan ranges.
Sagarmatha National Park, the UNESCO listed national park is home of the endangered species flora and fauna and trekkers trek inside the sagarmatha national park.
Namche Bazaar, the biggest local market of the entire Khumbu region. Hikers can see local people trading the stuff and there are pretty much bakeries and bars too. Hiking from the Namche Bazaar to the Everest view hotels allows you to have a stunning view of Mt Everest and other highest peaks.
Tengboche Monastery is another interesting thing that you can see on the Khumbu trek. Local people of the Everest region are Buddhist and their main monasteries are this one where they perform different festival and ceremony. Mani Rimdu festival is the biggest festival of the people who live on the trail of the Everest base camp trek.
Stunning view from the Kala Patthar from where you can see the mountains like Mt. Everest 29,377 feet from the Kala Patthar. Lhotse 27,940 feet, Nuptse 25,791 feet, Amadablam 22,349 Feet, Makalu 27,825 feet, Cho you 26,906, Cholatse 21,129 feet, Thamserku 21,729 feet.
Some glaciers on the way to Everest base camp and numerous peaks you can see while hiking to the Everest base camp.
How Difficult is Everest luxury trek?
Many of you may be wondering about how difficult the Everest Luxury Trek is, well it depends upon the itinerary preference that you choose. If you choose the lower parts of the Everest base camp trek then it is easier than the Everest base camp trek. If you wish to do Everest base camp trek in a luxurious way then it is quite harder for you. Harder in the matters of the Altitude and the slope of the trails. The trail to Everest base camp is mostly accenting. Hiking in an altitude is harder because of oxygen. Hiking in an appropriate way and following the suitable itinerary you can avoid the difficulty on The Everest Luxury Trek. Even if you hike in a luxurious way there is always a chance of the Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS). Hikers do not need the previous hiking/trekking experience to do the Everest Luxury trek. If you are able to walk for 6-7 hours on the mountainous trekking trails then it is fine for you.
Everest Luxury trek best Time/Seasons
Like another trek of Nepal, Everest luxury trek can be done at the right time to get the marvellous experience of the Everest trekking. You can do the trek in Autumn and spring seasons. Autumn and spring seasons are the best for trekking because on this time the visibility is very clear and the sky is mostly. There are fewer chances of the rainfalls and snowfalls as well as the temperature is very suitable for trekking and hiking all over Nepal. You can also trek in winter and summer but the experience may become worse. See below picture where you can see what months look like if you want to trek.
Everest base camp trek 12 days itinerary
Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu where your adventure starts
We welcome you in the airport, then take you to the hotel and give you a briefing about the trek program. We also help you to hire the equipment rental without any deposit
Day 02: Fly to Lukla then trek to Phakding 2,610 M, 5-6 Hours
An amazing 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (9,186ft), you can enjoy one of the most beautiful Himalayan scenery. When you reach Lukla your trek begins. You will meet your other trip members helpers who will carry your trekking luggage. From Lukla, you start your walk. At first the trails goes gradually descent to Cheplung village and further 2-3 hours you will reach to Phakding
Day 03: Trek to Namche 3440 M, 5-6 Hours
At the beginning of the day you will walk through a beautiful pine forest, you will follow the trail north up the valley of Benkar then cross Dudh Koshi River and reach Monjo, the entrance place to Everest National Park. From there you will cross the long suspension bridge to reach at jorsale, we pass Jorsale village and walk alongside the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this valley where the major river meets each other. Crossing over the Hillary bridge, trek begin the steep ascent to Namche Bazar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8,516m.). Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazar (3,440m) is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gears and other necessary goods.
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazzar 3440 M
You will explore Namche Bazaar today. This let’s you adaptation with the altitude. As you are here, you can explore the with your guide. The guide will bring you to the area where tourist do day hike for the acclimatization. Generally most of the people hike to Everest view hotel, which was launched by the Japanese. This is very best and delightful view point from where you can see view of Everest and Ama Dablam is a perfect place for a tea break. This is very enjoyable for scenery. back to the Namche Bazzar you can explore.
Day 05: Trek to Tenngboche 3250 M, 5-6 Hours
Our trekking path to Tengboche is quite long today. You’ll walk uphill and downhill frequently in flat land. On the way to Syangboche, the trekking trail is straight and wider, from here you can see the amazing view of Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest and so many other peaks. After some moments of walk you will reach to Sanasa where you’ll find souvenir shop from the local. The trail then goes steeply to Dudh Koshi River Valley where we can see the small village of Pungki Thanka. Then following the upstream of Dudh Kosi river you go to Tengboche. Sherpa settlement Tengboche is considered as one of the beautiful villages of Khumbu. Near here Dudh Koshi and Imja Khola Rivers linked. From Tengboche, you will see the vista of Ama Dablam. You can see the monastery of Tengboche. This is one of the largest monastery of the Khumbu area.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,360 M, 6-7 Hours
After morning breakfast you will start your trek which passes through wooded forests of Imja Khola valley. The more you go up the views become more impressive. Following the long trail from there, you’ll reach Pangboche village. This is a small village where there are some Mani walls. from here we can reach to Dingboche after walking some moments.
Day 07: Dingboche: Acclimatization
It is our acclimatization day today. As we are here it is certainly a day to hike to a viewpoint and also known as Nagarjuna peak with an elevation of 16,000 feet for better acclimatization. Trekkers can see an outstanding view almost the complete the Khumbu mountains range and Mt Makalu from Nagarjuna peak. This is not tough hiking but due to high altitude and trail is the accent, it takes a long time to the summit. You can also trek to Chhukung village, which is an optional side trip, this also offers the view of Ama Dablam, Makalu, Island peak.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche 4940 M, 6-7 Hours
You will reach to Lobuche today, First of all, you’ll across Thukla after you walk from Dingboche. Thukla is a small settlement, from here the trail slowly climbs to Pheriche (4210m). From here the trek route gets a bit harder. The trekking trails from here go down to the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. This is one of the big glacier of Khumbu. crossing the moraine of the glaciers, the view some isolated peaks like Khumbutse, Pumori is visible perfectly. After some walk, you’ll reach Lobuche. This is a small settlement where the hotels are there for tourist.
Day 09:Trek to Gorakshep then to Everest base camp and back to Gorakshep 5,170 M, 6-7 Hours
Everest Base Camp is our destination today, we need to start early today. It might take a long time as the trail climbs through the ice, crevasses of the Glacier. Due to altitude, You might even count your steps. The AMS chance are very high here. Accent and slow walk from Lobuche alongside the right side of the Khumbu Glacier to Gorakshep. This is elevated at 5181m/16994ft. upon onward from here there is no tea house/lodges. There is a big trail to reaches Everest Base Camp. You can see Khumbu Icefall from here. Depending on whether you need to spend the time on Everest base camp, After base camp, you need to go back to Gorakshep for overnight stay
Day 10:Trek to Kala Patthar then down to pheriche 8-9 Hours
The group should make an early start to avoid the early morning clouds and fogs to trek Kala Pattar (5545 m). Kala Pattar is the best viewpoint of Everest as well as Nuptse. Some people get emotional when they are here and might get tear on eyes because of a long and tough hike. To go to Kala Pattar from here, the trail is ascent and quite steep. Pumori can see from here. It might take 2 hours to reach Kala Pattar. From here you can see Nuptse, Pumori, Changtse, Taweche, Ama Dablam and Mt Everest. From Kala Pattar, Everest base camp is visible at bowl shape. When you back to Gorakshep you will do breakfast then start trek to Pheriche.
Day 11: Trek down Namche Bazaar 3,440 Meter
Now your trail always goes decently down through rocky terrain. During the trek route, you would see rhododendron forest. During the trek, you would pass Tengboche where there is the famous and oldest monastery of this region. You go still descends from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m) on this time you would pass several tiny villages.
Day 12:Trek to Lukla 2800 Meter
First of all we go steep down. After crossing the suspension bridges over the fast flowing Dudh Koshi and its tributaries, the trail becomes more level and natural. After our arrival in Lukla, we stretch those sore legs and recall the experiences of the last couple of weeks. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 13:Fly to Kathmandu
Everest base camp trek cost includes
Airport Pick up and drop service
2 night’s twin sharing on tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
tea house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days
Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis
Everest national park permits
First Aid Box
Domestic airport pick up and drop off itinerary
Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs
Any meal in Kathmandu
Any kinds of battery charges, wifi charge, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.(tea, coffe, water, beer, alcohol, wine)
Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
Any other things which are not mentioned above
Everest base camp trek cost
If you are keen to do Mt. Everest base camp trek, you will be also wondering about how much cost do I need Everest base camp trek cost? Well, Generally there are following cost which needs for Everest base camp trek The cost of Everest trek includes the price of flights ticket to Lukla-Kathmandu-Lukla, Accommodation in trek and Kathmandu, food, gear, travel permits, insurance, cost of hiring a guide and porter as well as drinks expenses.
360$ is the flight cost to Lukla – Kathmandu – Lukla. If you start from Jiri to Everest Base Camp, you will save 1-way flight cost but it takes 7 more days to complete your Everest trek.
50$ is food and accommodation cost per person per day. Which includes your food and accommodation for the single day.
Likewise, you need to get the two permits while you go to Everest trekking. EBC trek requires Sagarmatha National Park permit costs 33$. Besides that, you also need to get Rural municipality ticket which cost is.
To go to Everest base camp it needs guide as well as a porter. The basic salary of guides is 26$ per day which includes his salary as well as other expenses. Same like for the porter is 23$ per day.
Kathmandu to Lukla Flight
Everset base camp trek begins from Lukla. To go Lukla you need to take the Kathmandu to Lukla flight which is always quite challenging due to the limited flight from Kathmandu and fast-changing weather. The flight schedule can be changed quickly as per the weather of the Lukla. The Kathmandu to Lukla flight starts early in the morning from 6:30 AM to till 10 AM, 11 AM by 3 to 4 airlines. The Lukla airstrip is quite small that is the reason the small planes which carry around 18-19 people can go to Lukla. Since Kathmandu airport is one of the busy airports that the flights to the different places of Nepal go, the Kathmandu Lukla flight may be disturbed. Sometimes the airlines or aviation might also tell you that you need to Fly from Ramechap as well. Ramechap is another domestic airport which is near from Kathmandu. The 3-4 hours driving from Kathmandu takes you to the Ramechap. The airline company comes to pick you up on Thamel to go Ramechap before the flights. There is a big chance that the flights from Ramechap to Lukla.
Everest base camp trek FAQ
Below we have presence some frequently asked questions of Everest base camp trek FAQ, This faq might be helpful to answer your some question, If you still have question regarding Everest base camp trek, let’s us know by email
Which is the best time to trek to Everest base camp
Without any doubts, September mid, October, November are the first best season to trek. The second best season is March – April to trek in Everest. This time you can see the rhododendron flowers in lower land of Himalaya. In this both season the view is spectacular. However you can do also in other time but depends on your luck to see the Himalayas.
How many miles is the Everest Base Camp Trek?
The total distance between Lukla to the Everest Base Camp then back to Lukla is an approx. 80 – mile round trip. The total trek days is 10 and 2 days is for acclimatization which means you just walk 8 days. Going Everest base camp treks takes more days rather than coming down.
What sleeping bags are used on Everest base camp trek?
Everest base camp trek is relatively cold all the year. During the night the temperature goes very low until -20 in Gorakshep. Trekkers are required to get good sleeping bags that are light and comfortable. Sleeping bags: -20C/-30F Down 800 fill (Western Mountaineering, Mountain Hardwear or any brands) is suited for your sleep in high elevations hotels.
Do I get the blankets for sleep in the Everest base camp trek?
Most of the hotels give you single blankets for sleep which is not sufficient in such cold temperatures. That is the reason you must bring the good sleeping bags -20C/-30F Down 800 fill which will prevent you from the night cold. Bring the sleeping bags which can be compressed in very small size and light to carry.
It is necessary to train for Everest base camp trek?
It is not necessary to train for the everest base camp trek, if you are physically average good and can walk around 6-7 hours then you can do the everest base camp trek because there are 2 days for rest and acclimatize on your everest base camp trek. However if you can do training before everest base camp trek it is good for you.
How do I train for Everest base camp trek?
Before you go to Nepal prior one months or two you can start a light morning walk, running, jogging exercise plus small hiking around your area if possible. Swimming is also very good for the training. If you are doing the jeam exercise then it is very good for your upcoming EBC Trek.
Is Everest base camp trek worth it?
Everest base camp trek is very worthy. The 12 days trek takes you to the place from where you can see the 4 high peaks above the 8000 Meters and many high mountains. The sherpa cultures, Sagarmatha National Park, Busddhist cultures are things to see on Everest base camp trek (EBC Trek) which is very worth to see once in a lifetime.
Where can I get the best view of Everest from Base camp or Kala patthar?
Everest base camp 5,380 m (17,600 ft) is the place from where you can not see Mt Everest clearly. You can see only a few parts of Everest because of the two giant mountains in front of Everest. You should go to Kala patthar 5,644.5 m (18,519 ft) from where you can see the best view of Mt Everest 8,848 Meter, Nuptse, lhotse, Amadablam and other peaks very clearly.
How hard is the trek to Everest Base Camp trek (EBC Trek)?
Everest base camp trek is quite a challenging trek due to the elevations. The elevation is quite high so people may get Mountain altitude sickness often. The trek requires 6-7 hours continuous walk through the mountain terrain landscapes. The trail often goes up and downs until the Gorakshep. As the oxygen is less in the high altitude the walk is quite tough to most of the trekkers so the reason trekkers get AMS. If they are unable to detect what happened to them they may die as well.
How hard is it to go kala patthar?
Kala patthar 5645 meter while Gorakshep is 5170 meters. The difference is 475 meters which is quite a tough hike that trekkers do early in the morning. The trails slowly climb to the Kala Patthar through the rocky trails. The trail is not that accent but gradually climbs. Due to lack of the oxygen it is the toughest part of your trek.
How dangerous is Everest Base Camp trek?
Everest base camp trek is not that dangerous but if you get the Altitude mountain sickness problem then it is very dangerous. Due to the high elevations Everest base camp trek is quite dangerous to get altitude mountain sickness. If you do not do anything against the Altitude mountain sickness then the problem may get worse and you even may die if you don’t come down.
What kind of accommodation available, Everest base camp trek?
There are basic tea houses around the trek route, they provide a various dishes of food and comfortable bed. Sometimes you will be able to find the room with toilet/ bathroom too
Is there WIFI on Everest base camp trek
Most of the tea house in the Everest route has a WIFI Nowadays. You need to purchase the cards to use WIFI. Speed of WIFI are quite slow, but you can still connect with your friends and family
Can I do shower on Everest base camp trek?
Yes, you can do hot shower while you are doing Everest base camp trek. Some of the guest house even have a room with a bath but there might be cold shower. The hotels will offer you shower on the common sharing bathroom by gas shower. You need to pay extra amount to get the hot shower on the Everest base camp trek
Is there enough hotels on the Everest base camp trek?
places before Namche and Even up to Namche bazzar there are enough guest houses. Some of the guest houses even have a very comfortable room with baths and toilet inside. This hotels are enogh but once you go above the Namche Bazzar the you need to be very careful on the matters of the room. we have seen a lot of times that tourist are sleeping on dormitory on dinning hall.
What is the drinking water condition on EBC Trek
Yes, There is a availability of Mineral water, every tea houses. It is always not good to drink the mineral water, first it is quite costly to traveler, secondly it is damaging the Eco-system, the water company using a lot of plastic bottles. In a mountain mineral water bottle are a real threat to the environment. We can use the water purifier or water purification tablet and become a responsible traveler
How much distance we crosses on EBC Trek?
According to various source, and distance measured by mobile apps, it is around 130 KM – 140 KM. If you do more sight trip the distance increases. The distance is measured from lukla
Is there regular flight to Lukla
Yes there are regular flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Flight company likes yeti air, tara air, sita air do regular flight. The flight start from 6.30 am to 12:00 pm. Sometimes they can even fly from ramechap if there is some traffic jam or any causes they fly from ramechap. On that time airlines transfer you there.
What is the maximum elevation of EBC Trek?
Kalapathar 5,643 meter is the maximum elevation that you need to reach. This is a viewpoint where you hike early in the morning
What permit are required EBC Trek
Sagarmatha National park permit (which you get in the jorsale) and TIMS Card is necessary to go Everest base camp trek
Can i trek with child
If the child can walk for 6-7 hours, then you can trek with child too. otherwise you need to extend your trek days
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