DATE

Custom

DAYS

18

HOST CITY

Kathmandu

DESTINATION

Nepal

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Everest Base Camp Adventure

The world’s highest peak has held a special allure for pioneers across the years, overwhelming many who attempted to reach the summit. But on May 29th 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first two people to reach the peak, demonstrating just how bold we can be as explorers of our own planet.

Like these daring explorers before you, inspired by the feat of physical prowess and human courage of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, you too will come up close to the world’s most impressive peak, Everest.

Why Explore Mount Everest with TEP?

Everest Base Camp

  • Journey into the heart of Nepals’s mighty Himalayas to experience the one of the world’s greatest adventures, the trek to Everest Base Camp. The Everest Base Camp Trek is unlike any other trek on earth as you follow in the footsteps of the world’s most daring explorers! As you reach Everest Base Camp, This final gateway to Everest is where Hillary and Norgay camped for two months, before attempting their historic climb towards the peak. It is the final frontier for one of the most challenging terrains on Earth.

  • World Class Guides

    Experience the ‘Everest Base Camp Trek’ with the finest trekking guides in Nepal. Our guides have been leading adventures in the Himalayas for over thirty years and are the pioneers of trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp. They are native to the Khumbu region of Nepal which is home to the Sherpa community.

    UNESCO World Heritage Sites

  • Immerse yourself into Nepal’s most sacred structures that have come about as the result of communication between the gods, the natural world, and humankind ready for real cultural immersion today. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Boudhanath, one of the largest stupas in Nepal, which dominates the skyline. Marking an ancient trade route from Tibet, the structure is a subject of many local myths and legends, its construction having been dictated by landing place of a flying hen. 

Download the 'Everest Base Camp' Itinerary!

Mount Everest Base Camp

  • Why Mount Everest with TEP?

    Everest Base Camp

    Journey into the heart of Nepals’s mighty Himalayas to experience the one of the world’s greatest adventures, the trek to Everest Base Camp. The Everest Base Camp Trek is unlike any other trek on earth as you follow in the footsteps of the world’s most daring explorers! As you reach Everest Base Camp, This final gateway to Everest is where Hillary and Norgay camped for two months, before attempting their historic climb towards the peak. It is the final frontier for one of the most challenging terrains on Earth.

    World Class Guides

    Experience the ‘Everest Base Camp Trek’ with the finest trekking guides in Nepal. Our guides have been leading adventures in the Himalayas for over thirty years and are the pioneers of trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp. They are native to the Khumbu region of Nepal which is home to the Sherpa community.

    UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    Immerse yourself into Nepal’s most sacred structures that have come about as the result of communication between the gods, the natural world, and humankind ready for real cultural immersion today. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Boudhanath, one of the largest stupas in Nepal, which dominates the skyline. Marking an ancient trade route from Tibet, the structure is a subject of many local myths and legends, its construction having been dictated by landing place of a flying hen.

  • Adventure Highlights

    • Retrace Sir Edmund Hillary’s and Tenzing Norgay’s historic journey with treks through the Lukla region, enjoying unparalleled views of the unique Nepalese landscape.

    • Explore the rich spiritual history of Nepal with visits to several UNESCO World Heritage sites.

    • Discover Namche Bazaar and its vibrant and colourful markets, as well as coming up close and personal with local Sherpa culture.

    • Visit the incredible Tengboche monastery, spending a night in the beautiful rhododendron forest.

    • Reach new heights, trekking through Debouche, Dingboche, Chukhung, Thukla, witnessing the unmatched views across the peaks.

    • Reach Everest Base Camp and set yourself amongst the privileged few to experience one of the highest and most exceptional environments on Earth!

  • Expedition Details

    • Countries: Nepal

    • Host City: Kathmandu, Nepal

    • Duration: 18 Days/17 Nights

    • Accommodations: 4 Nights Hotel / 13 Nights Mountain Lodges

    • Adventure Activities: Trekking

    • Adventure Activity Level: Advanced*

    *Please refer to our Trip Activity Level Guide or speak to one of our Adventure Consultants at 855-208-6800 to determine if this is the right trip for you.

  • Adventure Itinerary

    Daily Itinerary Overview (Days 1 – 7)

    DAY 1 – Kathmandu

    Welcome to Kathmandu! Settle in and explore the dynamic scenery and rich history of the city, then enjoy dinner as a group at a lively local restaurant. 

    DAY 2 – Exploring Nepalese history

    We begin with three UNESCO World Heritage sites. Budhanath and Pashupatinath are two of Nepal’s most sacred sites, and Dunbar Square, which has hosted generations of Nepalese royalty.  

    DAY 3 – Lukla region

    Trekking begins today! Retrace Sir Edmund Hillary’s steps with a trek through Chauri Kharka, towards Dudh Kosi Ghat. Enjoy unparalleled views across the landscape, as we ascend what the Dalai Lama referred to as the “steps to heaven”.

    DAY 4 – Namche Bazaar

    The trekking continues through to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest. Absorb the colour and vibrancy of the markets against the natural beauty of the mountains.

    DAY 5 – Trekking from Namche Bazaar

    We reach new heights today, exploring the unique local Sherpa culture before trekking on and taking in views of Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Mount Everest itself.

    DAY 6 –Tengboche

    We journey to the Tengboche monastery, enjoying panoramic views along the way, and spend a night in the rhododendron forest. A delight of color and spiritual wonder at this historic site.

    DAY 7 – Debouche to Dingbouche

    Making our way to Dingbouche, we pass fields of barley, buckwheat and potatoes before experiencing the sights and sounds of the lush Imja River.

    Please CONTACT US for a complete detailed itinerary.

  • Custom Dates

    • We conduct the Everest Base Camp Trek for private individuals and groups only.

    To inquire on a custom date, please CONTACT US!

  • Expedition Pricing

    • Prices are based on per person, double occupancy

      • From $4,895 USD

    • Single Supplement

      • $750 USD

  • Accommodations

    Hotel Shambala | Kathmandu, Nepal

    Hotel Shambala is a Tibetan themed boutique hotel in Kathmandu offering the best in modern amenities with traditional Nepalese hospitality. The hotel’s decor features items that have been sourced locally to support and highlight the craftsmanship of local artisans including hand-knotted Tibetan rugs, hand-embroidered furnishings, thanka paintings and custom hand-made furniture. The hotel also has a roof-top infinity swimming pool with some of the best views of the city and a world class spa. Hotel Shambala, hands down one of the best hotels the city has to offer.

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    Mountain Huts

    During the trek the accommodation will be in mountain huts in dormitories with single and double bunk beds or mattresses.

    The huts are equipped with gas stoves, kitchen utensils and running cold water and the toilets are in separate huts. There are showers in most of the huts but you need to pay a small fee to use them.

    It is usually possible to charge batteries and phones in most huts. On rainy days there is sometimes not enough power to charge phones because solar panels are used to generate power.

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