Service trek to Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp (EBC) is a dream destination of most of the adventure trekkers/travelers around the world, So the Sherpa Expedition and Trekking company group, are focusing on visit 2020 tourism in Nepal, it means your budget your choice. We warmly welcome you to join this special trip, most of these adventure lovers (especially students and backpackers) prefer to travel on a small budget. Keeping these people’s needs in mind, we offer the best possible low- budget package to help interested trekkers fulfill their dream. We further want to help trekkers, explore the attractions of the Khumbu region (Mountain views, Sagarmatha National Park, Sherpa Culture, important Monasteries, and Sherpa settlements), all within their budget.
Our 12 days EBC Service Trek package covers the facilities of airport transfer for Lukla flight, flight tickets to and from Lukla, an English speaking guide, porters, Pasang Lhamu Gaun Palika permit, National Park entrance fee and a shuttle service from the airport to the hotel in Kathmandu (before and after the trek). The package does not include food. Moreover, the package can be customized according to the trekker needs and requirements, ensuring flat rate, 100% departure, and special group discount.
This special service trek to Everest Base Camp starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, where trekkers will be introduced to the Sherpas and the porters. We trek for two days, before the first acclimatization against Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) at Namche, then for two more days before the second acclimatization at Dingboche. Before ascending Dingboche, we observe the hilltop settlement of Tengboche and the Buddhist Monastery, guarded by the awesome views of the peaks, including Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. leaving Dingboche behind, we set off to conquer the base camp of the Mount Everest (5,364m). Gorak Shep is the last settlement area before the base camp. After base camp, we also hike up to Kala Patthar (5,550m), to enjoy the magnificent views of the Mt. Everest, which is not clearly seen from the base camp, and other surrounding peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori and Cho Oyu. After achieving the goal, we retrace the trail used earlier to get back to Lukla and catch a flight to Kathmandu.
Spring and autumn are considered as the best seasons to plan this trek. The standard package offered by Sherpa Expedition and Trekking ensures proper acclimatization with an average of 4-6 hour walk in a day. No past experience or technical knowledge is required to complete this trek. Therefore, any individual who is physically fit and have strong mental determination can opt for this trek.
- Airport transfer for a domestic flight
- National Park Entrance permit and Pasang Lhamu Gaun Palika permit.
- Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
- All accommodation during the trek (Lodge/ Guest House)
- Purified drinking water.
- Government licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses.
- Porters (One porter for every 2 members) and his entire expenses.
- Food, Salary, and Insurance for Guide and porter.
- All required local and government taxes
- Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
- Trekking route map
- Official Duffel bag (if required)
- 2 night Kathmandu Hotel with BB
- Nepal arrival visa fee.
- All meals during the trek
- Accommodation in Kathmandu
- Trekking equipment
- Personal expenses like all kinds of drinks including mineral water, and alcoholic and soft beverages, Wifi, Hot shower, etc.
- Your travel insurance that covers Helicopter Evacuation
- Tips for staff
The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the bag pack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:
- Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
- Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
- A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)ve 3,000m)
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- A pair of half gloves
- A warmer hat that covers the ears
- Neck warmer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
- Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- Warmer shell gloves and liner
- long sleeve t-shirts
- Thermal Tops
- wool Jackets or pullover
- Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
- Water and windproof shell jacket
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable trekking pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
- Pair of sandals
- 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
- Socks liner
- Light shoes and sneaker
First Aid Kits and Medicines
- Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
- Blister treatment
- Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
- Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
- Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
- Warps, splints, and a wound coverings butterfly bandage
- Water purifying pills
Miscellaneous, but must useable
- 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
- Water bottle & filter
- Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
- Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best energy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
Good to Know
1. Trekking equipment
The Following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be using for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:
- Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you do not have on your own and it is to be returned after the trek.
- Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all the gear and this will be carried by the porters.
- Daypack bag for yourself
- A down Jacket
- Shade hat
- Warm wool hat to cover your ears
- A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
- T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
- Lightweight thermal tops.
- Fleece jacket.
- Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
- A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
- Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
- Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
- Four pairs of liner warm socks
- A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
- A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
- A pair sandal (Optional)
- A water bottle.
- Head/Torch Light.
2. Medicines and First Aid Kits
- Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
- Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
- Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
- Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
- 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.(Sherpa expedition and Trekking company's team also provide first aid kits)
3. Miscellaneous but Important
- Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
- Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
- Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
- Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
- Pocket knife.
- Water purification Iodine tablets
- Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.
Note Regarding Itineraries:
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.