The Everest Base Camp trek requires no expertise on mountaineering skills as it is just a long hike. People of all ages and shapes have completed this trek over the years and you can do it too.
The awe-inspiring landscape, vibrant prayer wheels, suspension bridges, dining around a fireplace, warm smiles of the natives, etc tends to make the trek worth it.
Children as young as 7 and adults over 65 have all done this trek. Steep ascents and descents and rocky paths may not be suitable for you if you have some knee problems or weak ankles. And it would be better to get a doctor consultation before heading on to this trek. If you are fit and also have some experience of trekking at high altitude then you are fit enough to do the Everest Region trek.
The best season for the Everest Region trek is from September to early December when there is clear weather. Also, during the March and May, the flowers are out and visibility is clear.
The route is relatively danger-free as the path has been widened in many places making it easier for the trekkers. The main problem is when people get Altitude sickness. Other than that, common injuries that people may face are twisted ankles and sprains. To cope with that we hire experienced guides and experts to tag along with your journey.
Of course, now the Everest Region trek has cell coverage. For charging the mobile, you should better pack some Power Banks. Some tea houses also have the facility of charging ports.
You should pack up the necessary gears for the trek and should consider how much weight you can lift for the trek. You can also read blogs about the trek and learn the experiences of other people before you go on to the trek. We at Team Himalaya will make sure you are well prepared as well.
Many People having families with children have completed this trek. But it is unwise to take children who don’t obey their parents or can’t talk properly about the early symptoms of altitude sickness.
Yes, it would be wise if you brought some dry foods, power snack bars with you since the buying snacks on the trail can be pretty expensive.
The accommodations are quite nice considering the elevation. During the peak time, our guide will help in pre-booking of your rooms.
In the lower villages, you can find tea houses with 24/7 power. But as the elevation goes higher, teahouses are depended on solar only so, you might not have the chance to charge your mobile. So, we suggest you carry lightweight solar power banks.
Drinking at least 4 liters of water a day is a must for this trek. So, you should purify all your drinking water with purifying tablets. And it is better to carry a thermos flask for boiling water which is provided to you in tea houses.
Yes, it can be normal to get altitude headaches. So, to be on the safe side our guide will be there 24/7 giving full advice and care for you
Clothes and gears are must-have for this wonderful journey. You should get clothes and gears such as trekking poles, socks, boots, gloves, scarves, hats, sunglasses, and so on. We have a separate section of all the necessary clothes and gear you should be needing.
The best months for going on this awesome trekking would be February, March, April and during the October-November months. During these months the skies are clear and you can have a splendid panorama view of mountains. If you are a snow lover, then this might be the chance for you to experience it first-hand.
We can provide you travel insurance but, it would be better for you to get your travel insurance done in your own country. We provide full insurance to our guides and other staff.
Yes, you should let us know beforehand since we need to adjust the itinerary according to your needs. Mostly our packages are flexible so you should not worry about getting the trek extended.
Since June, July and August fall during the Monsoon Season, the paths are slippery and less relevant for hiking. The skies may not be clear, but you can find beautiful flora and fauna during the trek
The Everest Region trek can be done from a minimum of 1 person and the expected maximum number of people is 23 people. To fully enjoy this trek without much hustle, it is recommended to trek in smaller groups of people.
We have provided lots of services to solo women travelers and none of them have ever made any complaints towards our company’s services. Our company respects women and we prioritize their safety and help them have a wonderful travel experience.
What is the trip about ?
|Trip Standard||Tea–House & lodge .|
|Highest Spot||5550 m at kalapather top .|
|Trekking||07 night 08 days (Kathmandu to kathmandu).|
|Total Trip||10 night 11 days (Kathmandu to kathmandu).|
|Season||All season except June & July (wet season )|
Day 01 : arrival at Kathmandu & Transfer to hotel .
Day 02 : fly to lukla 2830 m & trek to phakding 2640m-04 hrs .
Day 03 : Trek to Namche bazer 3440 m-05 hrs .
Day 04: Rest day at Namache bazaar for acclimatization and excursion .
Day 05 : Trek to Tengboche 3867 m-05 hrs .
Day 06 : Trek to Dingboche 4260 m-05 hrs .
Day 07 :Rest day for acclimatization in Dingboche .
Day 08 : Trek to Labuche 4930 m-05 hrs .
Day 09 : early morning hike to kalapatther 5550 m & retrace back to gorakshep then flying to Kathmandu chartered helicopter .
Day 10 : full day sightseeing to Katmandu valley ..
Day 11 : International departure for home ward bound .