Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

Among all the trekking sites, Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the mainstream trekking sites that offers you the exalted beauty of the Himalayan region and presents you with the magical exploration of Himalayan settlements. The beauty of the Everest Base Camp Trek is magnified with Himalayan exploration when you can witness the striking beauty of Mt. Everest and its surrounding sibling mountains. Everest Base Camp Trek takes you to the lap of the tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest, which stands at a height of 8,848.86m. This trek offers you outstanding up-close panoramic views of mountains from the base camp of Everest and lets you immerse in the tranquil environment of the high Himalayan region.

While the Everest Base Camp Trek is a mesmerizing journey, the quality of your experience will be determined by factors like proper planning and the appropriate selection of trekking agents and trekking packages. Being confident in choosing the right packages lets you relish the beauty of the Himalayan region without being deprived of standard and essential facilities. It presents you with an enjoyable and delightful experience while ensuring your safety foremost. There are 3 packages designed in accordance with the service we provide. These packages are the Standard Package, Budget Package, and Luxury Package, and each package is designed to meet your needs.

While all of the packages are suitable, the Luxury Package offers you a comfortable and smooth journey to the Everest region. The luxury package is affordable and ensures you a less tiresome journey as you’ll be catching a flight directly from Kala Patthar to Kathmandu instead of trailing back to Lukla Airport. This package manages to provide you with top-notch services even in the high Himalayan region. Considering the best package for your trekking journey is crucial, and you’ll not find a better and more suitable package as Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek.

Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Cost Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

The luxury package for Everest Base Camp Trek provides you with a smooth and efficient trekking experience. This package is designed to look after your essential and optional needs during your trekking journey to the Everest region. Though this package takes you to the Everest Base Camp through the same route as any other package, the Luxury package doesnot compromise in providing you a quality service during your journey. This package provides you well-planned 12-day trekking adventure, and generally, the cost starts from 2800$. The price of the Luxury Package can be discounted if you’re planning in a group.

This Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek will handle all of your itinerary arrangements for this fully guided trekking experience from the time of your arrival until the time of your departure. With our thrilling trekking package, we ensure a safe, thrilling, and unforgettable trip in this pristine mountainous range of the Everest region.

Why choose Everest Base Camp Trek?

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Witnessing the magical beauty of the Himalayas and exploring local settlements and cultures is indeed a wonderful experience. Luxury Everest Base Camp trek is peculiar for its magnificent high rugged Himalayas, and with each step advancing through the trails to the heartland of Everest, you’ll feel connected to nature. This trek takes you to the Kala Patthar, which is at an altitude of 5,644m. During this trek, you’ll relish the beauty of mountains lined up in layers, creating the most beautiful scenery of mountainous landscapes.

Trekking to the Everest region grants you the staggering beauty of Mt. Everest and its sibling mountains like Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Pumori, Lhotse Shar, Khumbutse, Lobuche, and many more. You’ll be presented with an excellent opportunity to explore the local Himalayan sites and engage in local culture and traditions along the way to the base of Everest. The journey is itself rip-roaring and entertaining, and engaging yourself in Himalayan settlements and the local lives of the Himalayan region provides a kick to your sheer enthusiasm.

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Merits of the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek over Standard Package

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The Luxury Package of Everest Base Camp trek perceives your needs and provides you with a stunning experience. You’ll be presented with an extremely qualified Guide and experienced porters. Their experience contributes a lot to your mesmerizing journey, and by being fluent in English, you won’t have any problem with communication. The trek journey starts the day after you spend your night at one of the finest 5-star hotels in Kathmandu. Picking you up from Tribhuwan International Airport and driving you to the cozy hotel is included in the Luxury Package.

Next morning, you’ll be transferred to the domestic terminal of the airport for your flight to Lukla. All airport transfers in a private vehicle are included in this package. You’ll be treated with the standard meals, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at a fine lodge during your trekking journey. The luxury package presents you with menus of a wide variety of dishes to try, and deals with all necessary entrance fees or permit costs. All the required paperwork will be done by our specialized team covering your Sagarmatha National Park Permits, Khumbu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, monument entrance, and required other permit fees.

Moreover, you’ll be taken to the first-class lodges and teahouses, where you’ll be presented to an attached bathroom and treated to a hot shower. Your sleep is very important for the trekking journey on the next day, and we do not compromise in providing you with a comfortable and warm sleep. You’ll be further treated with seasonable fruits, clean and safe water, well-equipped first aid kits, oxygen cylinders in need, sleeping bags, and duffel bags, along with options available for emergency helicopter evacuation in case of Emergency.

The trekking journey to the Base Camp and Kala Patthar of the Everest region can be challenging and thrilling on its way. You can feel fatigue after days long of trekking to an extreme altitude of 5644m. Tracing back to Lukla through the same route with an exhausted body and worn-out mind can be arduous, which is why the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek offers you a direct flight from Kala Patthar to Kathmandu with no need to descend back to Lukla.

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Luxury Package includes

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Permits

Everest Base Camp Trek takes you to protected and restricted areas, and due to this, it demands permits. It is important to head for Everest Base Camp Trek with carrying necessary permits alkong with you as you’ll not be given access to trekking without permits.

You’ll require 2 permits for Everest Base Camp Trek.

  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit– costs about US$ 20 and can be issued in Lukla.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit– costs about US$ 30 and can be issued in Monjo or Kathmandu.

You can get access to both the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit in Lukla and Monjo.

These permits will be issued by us on your behalf while all you do is wait to enjoy the magical beauty of Everest.

***Note: Luxury Package covers every cost of trekking permits. Prices are displayed to give you an idea of the cost range***

Transportation

If you seek Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek packages, it will cover all aspects of your transportation during your stay in Nepal. It includes picking you up from the airport during your arrival and dropping you off at your respective hotel. You’ll be treated with a private vehicle for pick-up and drop-off. Transportation will be available for your half-day sightseeing in Kathmandu. It further includes flight costs from Kathmandu to Lukla.

Cost of Transporation in Kathmandu: US$ 10 (for local areas)

Cost of Transportation (Kathmandu to Lukla Flight): Around US$ 180 (for one-way)

The cost of two-way is not included here as you’ll be catching a helicopter flight direct from Kala Patthar to Kathmandu.

***Note: Luxury Package covers every cost of transportation during your Everest Base Camp Trek. Prices are displayed to give you an idea of the cost range***

Accomodation

This trek is about 9 days, and you’ll spend 8 nights in the Everest region and 3 nights at Kathmandu. Acquiring good quality accommodation during your trekking journey is very crucial, which is why this ultimate Luxury package deals with excellent accommodation facilities for you both in the everest region and Kathmandu. Our experienced team will pick you up from Tribhuwan International Airport and will transfer you to a cozy hotel. Our team will help with your necessary entry and accommodation with food will be managed.

During your trekking journey, the accommodations in the Himalayan region are mainly lodges and teahouses. You’ll be staying at the finest lodge during your journey, and you’ll be provided with the necessary facilities during your stay. You’ll be provided with a warm and comfortable room with an attached bathroom. You can freshen up by taking a hot shower during your stay. Additionally, you may utilize every kind of facility in the lower zone, including the internet, charging stations, showers, laundry rooms, and so on. However, the amenities become progressively fewer as you travel to the more isolated and higher Himalayan region.

If you’re planning your trekking journey solo, the cost of accommodation would be:

Cost of Accomodation in Kathmandu: Around US$ 20

Cost of Standard Accomodation in Everest Region: Around US$ 10

***Note: Luxury Package covers every cost of Accomodation during your Everest Base Camp Trek. Prices are displayed to give you an idea of the cost range***

Food

Staying hydrated and eating a well-balanced diet is very crucial during your trekking journey. The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek package, enrolls you with delectable cuisine during your trekking journey. This package will look after your meal costs while giving you access to a wide range of dishes during your stay in the Everest region. This package will supply you with enough food and high-quality accommodation during your stay in the Himalayan region. There are the finest teahouses and lodges that provide you with delectable cuisines, and the package includes meals for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during your trekking journey. However, this package won’t cover your meals during your stay in Kathmandu. This is because when you stay in Kathmandu, you’ll have access to a diverse range of delicacies that you can enjoy. You can visit local places and try new dishes.

Cost of Standard Meals in Kathmandu: around US$ 10 to US$ 20

Cost of Standard Meals in Everest Region: around US$ 10 to US$ 20

***Note: Luxury Package covers every cost of Food during your Everest Base Camp Trek. Prices are displayed to give you an idea of the cost range***

Guide and Porters

The route of the Everest Base Camp Trek is challenging due to the rugged terrain and unpredictable climate conditions. On top of that, you’ll be ascending to an extreme altitude that may pose numerous other challenges along the way. These are the reasons for you to go for a trekking journey to the Himalayan region with an experienced guide beside you. Since the challenges of the Everest Base Camp trek are quite strenuous, the government has made it compulsory for everyone to trek alongside experienced guides and porters. This provides you safe and secure journey as the experienced guide will escort you through challenging terrains while porters will reduce the strenuous load from your back.

Moreover, you shall have a stunning experience during your trekking journey if you trek with an experienced guide. The guide will instruct you in a timely, and the journey will become more immersive and informative. The guide will execute the well-planned itinerary, and their experienced trekking skills will surely come in handy during your trekking journey. Even seasoned hikers are encouraged to hire guides and porters due to the challenging trekking route in the high altitudes of the Himalayas. On the other hand, porters are the backbone of this trek as they carry most of your loads and free you from strenuous journeys and back pain, leg pain, and joint points. Guide and Porters play an important role during your adventure as they provide you with necessary information regarding the places and let you have a wonderful and exciting journey while also ensuring your safety foremost.

Check also: Everest Base Camp Trek With Guide And Porter

***Note: The luxury package covers all the costs of guides and porters during your Everest Base Camp trek. Hiring Guides without specific packages ranges from about US 400$-600$, and the same goes for Porters***

Helicopter flight from Kala Patthar to Kathmandu

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This package is designed considering your exhausting state after completion of your trekking journey. You’ll reach the Base Camp of Everest and hike to Kala Pathhar. This demands strong expense of your energy and you shall be fatigued by reaching the highest point of this trek. Therefore, keeping that in mind, this package lets you have a direct flight from Kala Pathhar to Kathmandu without days of tracing back to Lukla. This saves you time and energy and on top of that, this provides you magical aerial glimpses of the mountainous landscapes. You shall enjoy the thrilling trekking journey to the lap of mountains and the epic adventure of flying over the mountains.

First Aid

Being equipped with suitable gear, warm clothes, and necessary first aid is very important before any trekking journey to the mountainous region. Along the way, you may encounter numerous challenges and these may pose minor injuries or altitude sickness. It is essential to have all first-aid kits on your journey so that you can receive emergency care if you suffer any small injuries because you will be traversing the isolated, difficult, and uneven routes of the Himalayan region to get to the lap of pristine Himalayan peaks. Therefore, being mindful of the lack of facilities in the upper Himalayan region and being equipped with necessary First Aid is important.

Items like Diamox (Medicine for altitude sickness), oral rehydration solution, paracetamol, thermometer, tweezers, bandages, oximeter, and many more should be included in the first aid box as these may come in handy during the trekking journey. But you don’t have to worry about packing these items in your backpack as the luxury Everest base camp trek package from us at Great Adventure Treks will provide you with all necessary facilities in need. You’ll be taken cared of in case of any injuries or sickness, and there is also helicopter evacuation in case of emergency.

Half-day Kathmandu Sightseeing

While other personal and food expenses during your half-day Kathmandu Sightseeing will be covered by yourself, you’ll be provided with first-class transportation facilities from us. This marks the beginning of the trekking journey, and you can prepare yourself with a visit to some local places of Kathmandu Valley. This also marks a preparation day to be equipped with necessary items, and you’ll be attending detailed counseling and safety guidelines regarding the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Luxury Package excludes

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International Airfare and Visa

This package won’t cover your international flight cost and Nepali Visa cost. Your visa cost will be determined by the number of days you’ll be staying in Nepal and you’ll have to take care of that by yourself.

Personal expenses

Any personal expenses of yours will be covered by yourself as this package only deals with providing you quality service during your Everest Base Camp Trekking journey. You may like to explore new places, try delicious cuisines, equip necessary gear, and do shopping, which you’ll have to take care of by yourself.

Tips

You can always tip to the guides and porters after the completion of your journey. Guides and Porters assist you during your trekking journey and also ensure your safe and enjoyable experience in the heartland of mountains. Appreciating the services provided by guides and porters, you are open to giving tips to them as it is the way to thank the qualified team for an amazing experience. Also, it can seem a little impolite to simply hand them the tip, so it might be better to give them an envelope instead. These sensible experts won’t mind if you leave a tip that you think is appropriate given the experience you had traveling.

General Tips Margin for Guides and Porters in Everest Region: around 10-15% of package cost

Snacks and Drinks

While the luxurious trekking package covers your general meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) throughout your trekking journey, additional services for snacks and drinks should be managed by yourself. A wide range of delicious food menus will be available, and you can always try those dishes at your own expense. You can also pack nutrient snacks and drinks for your trekking journey as it will help you with energy refueling. Also, pack some of the energy drinks along with you to boost your energy during a long day of trekking.

Note: You can always purchase necessary snacks and drinks items here in Kathmandu or in the facilitated village of Solukhumbu District. The upper region does have access to food and snacks, but it may or may not be preferable for you***

Entrance fees for cultural sites during Half-day Kathmandu sightseeing

During your exploration of Kathmandu, you can visit numerous cultural and heritage sites. Places like Boudhhanath, Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur, and Patan offer you a unique cultural ambiance along with delectable cuisines. While all the places may not be possible to visit on a single day, you can select some of those places and explore them. Religious and historic sites require permits and the cost of those permits shall be covered by yourself. The cost may range from US$ 2$-15$, which is relatively cheaper in exchange for a marvelous experience and exploration.

Some tips for efficient management of cost during your Everest Base Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

  • Choose valid and licensed trekking agents.
  • Choose a good trekking package like a Luxury and Budget trekking package
  • Check package inclusion and exclusion
  • Optimize your packing and weight, as hiring extra porters costs you more
  • Maintain hygiene, stay hydrated, and ask for first aid in case of any sickness or injuries, as being sick in the Himalayan region can be risky and costly
  • Carry proper planning and book your package during discounted offers
  • Buy necessary gear, snacks, and drinks in Kathmandu as it can be costly in the high Himalayan region
  • Seek trekking in groups, as you’ll receive a special discounted price while traveling in groups
  • Plan your budget and stay in your budget
  • Don’t do unnecessary shopping
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