- Mount Everest
- Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek
- Everest Base Camp Three High Passes
- Everest Base Camp Trek
- Everest Base Camp Two High Passes
- Everest View Trek
- Gokyo & Everest Base Camp Trek
- Gokyo Valley Trek
Everest Base Camp TrekOperated By Outfitter Nepal
Everest Base Camp is renowned for its spectacular view and enchanting beauty and always has been a favorite destination for the trek lovers.
Everest Base Camp Classic TrekOperated By Nepal Eco Adventure
Walk through the Himalayas and enjoy stunning views on your way up to a height of 5360m, accompanied by our highly competent and friendly...
Everest Base Camp AscentOperated By Alpine Ramble
Together with the magnificence of the Himalayas, the 12-day trek to the Everest Base Camp is really an excursion of a lifetime! Prepare to.....
Everest Base Camp TrekOperated By Nepal Hiking Team
The Everest Base Camp Short Trek is a journey that harmoniously incorporates all of the best features and attributes of the Everest region.....
Gokyo Valley TrekOperated By Nepal Eco Adventure
Gokyo Valley Trekking is one of the very well-known and unique adventurous trekking routes of Nepal. It is one of the most adventurous and.....
Gokyo Valley TrekOperated By Alpine Club of Himalaya
Gokyo Valley Trek is a fine alternative to the Everest Base Camp Trek which climbs the valley to the west of Everest to the village of Gokyo...
Ama Dablam Base Camp TrekOperated By Alpine Club of Himalaya
The trek to Ama Dablam Base Camp has been designed to take you to some of the prettiest Sherpa villages within easy walking distance of the....
Everest View TrekOperated By Nepal Eco Adventure
Everest Panorama Trekking is an ideal trek if you want to admire fascinated landscapes and discover cultural richness without having to go.....
Everest Base Camp Trek (fast ascent)Operated By Nepal Eco Adventure
We have designed this short base camp trekking package to fit your short holiday
Everest Base Camp Three High Passes TrekOperated By Outfitter Nepal
The Everest High Pass trek is an ambitious adventure that crosses three high mountain passes in the Khumbu Region and combines all the...
Everest Base Camp with Island Peak ClimbingOperated By Nepal Eco Adventure
This trek takes you not only to the renowned Base Camp of the highest mountain in the world but also to an exciting adventure of mountain...
Everest Base Camp Three High PassesOperated By Alpine Club of Himalaya
The Everest Circuit is the complete circuit of the Khumbu Valley crossing three high passes of Everest.
Frequently Asked Questions
When you think Nepal, you immediately think trekking. When you think Mount Everest, you might first think of climbing. Secondly, you might think of frozen feces. Jokes aside, Mount Everest is a true trekking mecca. Because, before you can climb Mount Everest, you need to get there. The only way to get there is by helicopter or by foot. The trek to Everest Base Camp is a one of a kind experience. You will step in the tracks of legends like Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary.
Trekking in the Everest Region is trekking done right. There is not just Everest Base Camp, but also the Gokyo Lakes, Namche Bazaar, Pangboche, the three high passes and Ama Dablam Base Camp. If you want to go further and higher, you should definitely go trekking in the Everest Region.
The great thing about trekking in the Everest Region is that there is a lot to choose from. If you want to keep it easy and short, you can go do the Everest View Trek, also known as the Everest Panorama Trek. If you want a little bit more than that, you can choose the Everest Base Camp Trek or the long trek to the Gokyo Valley and Lakes. If you have more time and would like to see the most of your time in this part of the Himalayas, you should definitely consider the Everest Base Camp Three High Passes Trek. Are you not too keen on sharing your experiences with too many other people on the trail? Bend off in Pangboche and go see the Base Camp of Ama Dablam.
When you come to Nepal to go trekking, you might as well set your goals high and see the highest mountains you can find. Although the Annapurna Region is a perfect destination for trekking, there is something special about Everest. Why? Because it’s Everest! In Nepali also known as Sagarmatha and in Tibetan Chomolungma, Mount Everest for centuries inspired people. Another great take away of trekking in the Everest Region is the exciting flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
The Everest Region, along with the rest of Nepal has 4 distinct seasons. Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. The months from February to May, pre-monsoon, and from October to December, post-monsoon, are the most popular for trekking in the Mount Everest Region. What must be said, is that every trekking season offers its own excitement and atmosphere for hikers. You can read more about the most favorable trekking and hiking seasons in Nepal in this blog post.
A 25-minute flight from Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) takes you to Tenzing-Hillary Airport (LUA), named after the famous pioneers Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. The airport is known to be one of the most dangerous airports in the world. That fact makes the flight particularly interesting. In the past flights were irregular and flight schedules were when the weather was rough, hard to count on. However, as more airlines are now offering flights on this exciting route, things have improved a lot compared to the days in the 90s and 00s.
Your flight tickets will be organized by your trekking company. To be sure about your itinerary, it is important to book as early as possible, as the flights are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis.
For trekking in the Everest Region, you need the following permits:
TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System): This permit is important for every trekker wishing to trek in Nepal. This costs NRS 2000 per person. This equals about 17 USD or 15 EUR.
Alternatively, your trekking company arranges you a location permit in Lukla which costs around 20 USD.
Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit: For entering the Sagarmatha National Park, the park that is home to the Mount Everest Region, you need to obtain an entry permit. This permit costs 30 USD + government tax.
All permits are arranged by your trekking provider.
Safety is of the utmost importance to us. That is why this is an area in which we simply do not compromise when it comes to keeping the cost of our hikes and trekkings low. Our trekking guides have been selected on the basis of their technical competence, proven safety performance, impeccable judgment, friendly attitude and ability to provide useful and expert instructions. They are also very professional and well trained in first aid and personal protection equipment. First aid kits are available on all guided treks and hikes in the Everest Region and also in the rest of Nepal.
When you are planning to go trekking or hiking in the Everest Region, you are likely to stay in a hotel in Kathmandu and you would be spending the nights in teahouses along the trek. Regardless of where you stay in Nepal, do not expect a luxury show. Accommodation is relatively basic but is perfect for those who are resting their legs from hiking and trekking. Down below you can read more about staying in teahouses.
Tea houses are small hotels known as Bhatti. Them being small hotels, you can expect a certain level of comfort. Yes, you can, but just know that comfort is a relative concept. They are comfortable to the extent that you have a place to sleep and that you can enjoy home-cooked meals. That’s right, tea houses are run by local families who have opened their houses to trekkers passing by.
Because trekking in Nepal has become so popular in recent years, more and more tea houses have opened their doors and the concept has improved over the years. The more popular your route, the better the quality of your tea house is. If you are headed to Everest Region or the Annapurna Conservation area you can expect to see tea houses being of good quality. Quality meaning that you can expect flush toilets, hot showers and in some cases wireless internet. The use of these amenities is at an extra charge. On popular routes, it is even likely that you will stay in a building that has been built with the sole purpose of serving as a tea house. Read more about staying in teahouses here.
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