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    Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

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    At a Glance

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Duration
      15 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Difficult
    • Activities
      Tour and Trek
    • Accommodation
      Luxury Hotels in Kathmandu and Luxury Lodges in the Mountain
    • Meals
      All Standard Meals throughout the trip
    • Mx.altitude
      5644m.
    • Vehicle
      Private Luxury Tourist Vehicles and Aeroplane
    • Max. People
      10
    • Single Supplement
      USD 600
    Luxury Everest Base Camp TrekMap
    • StartsKathmandu, Nepal
    • EndsKathmandu, Nepal

    About - Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

    Highlights

    Here are the highlights for the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

    • Luxurious Accommodations: Stay in the finest available Everest Base Camp luxury lodges and guesthouses, offering the highest standards of comfort in the region.

    • Scenic Flights to and from Lukla: Experience breathtaking views of the Himalayas on a scenic flight between Kathmandu and Lukla, marking the beginning and end of the trek.

    • Namche Bazaar: Explore the vibrant Sherpa capital, Namche Bazaar, a bustling hub filled with cafes, shops, and panoramic views of the Himalayas.

    • Tengboche Monastery: Visit the iconic Tengboche Monastery, where you can participate in a Buddhist ceremony and enjoy stunning views of Everest, Ama Dablam, and other surrounding peaks.

    • Kala Patthar: Ascend to Kala Patthar for the best views of Mount Everest’s summit, providing a dramatic and unforgettable panorama.

    • Professional Guidance: Benefit from the expertise of a government-licensed guide with guided luxury Everest trek services, enhancing safety and providing insights into the local culture and environment.

    • Cultural Interaction: Engage with the local Sherpa community, gaining insights into their rich culture, traditions, and mountaineering prowess.

    • High Passes and Suspension Bridges: Traverse high mountain passes and iconic suspension bridges, which provide thrilling experiences and spectacular views.

    • Comprehensive Support: Enjoy the support of experienced porters and access to a comprehensive medical kit, ensuring a safe and comfortable journey.

    • Sustainable Travel: Participate in a trek that respects environmental and cultural preservation standards, contributing to sustainable tourism practices in the Everest region.

    The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek to experience one of the world's most prestigious trekking routes in style and comfort. This trek not only promises the adventure of a lifetime with breathtaking views of the world's highest peaks, including the majestic Mount Everest, but also offers the luxury of staying in the best Everest Base Camp luxury lodges. Guided by experienced and knowledgeable local guides, this trek ensures a seamless and enriching journey through the heart of the Himalayas.

    The journey begins with a thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a trek through picturesque Sherpa villages, lush rhododendron forests, and along rushing rivers, all while being surrounded by the towering peaks of the Khumbu region. Highlights include visiting the bustling town of Namche Bazaar, the spiritual hub of Tengboche Monastery, and the climactic arrival at Everest Base Camp. Acclimatization days in key locations like Namche Bazaar and Dingboche are integrated into the itinerary, enhancing your adaptation to the high altitude and enriching your trekking experience.

    The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is designed not only for adventure but also for comfort, with carefully chosen accommodations ensuring the best possible rest and relaxation after each day's trek. With all logistics handled, from permits to porter services, trekkers can focus fully on the stunning landscapes and personal achievements. This trek not only challenges your physical limits but also provides a profound sense of accomplishment and an in-depth appreciation of the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Everest region.


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    Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

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    Inclusions

    What's Included

    • ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE:
      All ground transport in a private luxury vehicle, including airport and hotel transfers
    • HOTEL ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU:
      Standard Option: Three nights' accommodation with breakfast at a 4-star category hotel in Kathmandu (Hotel Mulberry or similar)
      Luxury Option: Three nights' accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star category hotel in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Marriott Hotel or similar)
      Premium Option: Three nights' accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star category hotel in Kathmandu (The Dwarika's Hotel)
    • PERMITS:
      All necessary paper works: Sagarmatha National Park permit, Tims Card, Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entry permit, and fees.
    • INSURANCE:
      Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek.
    • TREKKING EQUIPMENT:
      Luxury Holidays Nepal’s duffel, sleeping bag, Downs Jacket, T-shirt and trekking map - if necessary
    • DOMESTIC FLIGHTS:
      Fly from Kathmandu or Manthali to Lukla and return, as per the itinerary.
    • TRANSPORTATION:
      All ground transportation in a comfortable private luxury vehicle as per the itinerary
    • LUGGAGE:
      Up to 15 Kg per member as personal baggage during the trek to be carried by porters.
    • FOOD & LODGING:
      Standard Option and Luxury Option: Best Available guest House with all standard meals
      Premium Option: Highest available standard Lodges and Guesthouse accommodation during the trek (We provide accommodation at Mountain Lodges of Nepal and Everest Summit Lodges with attached toilet bathroom facilities) on a twin/double sharing bed basis. We will provide you at the best available lodges. All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners).
    • DRINKING WATER:
      Per day 2 Liters of boiled water per member to carry on the thermos.
    • GUIDE:
      Government-licensed Guide (English speaking) during the trek and sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.
    • PORTER:
      Porters as required (2 Trekkers: 1 Porter)
    • STAFF SALARY AND ALLOWANCE:
      All Nepalese staff & porter’s daily wages, salary, equipment, food & clothing.
    • VALLEY SIGHTSEEING AND FEES
      Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by private vehicle and a professional guide and sightseeing fees
    • RESCUE OPERATION
      Rescue operations arrangements in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
    • MEDICAL KIT:
      Comprehensive medical kit.
    • FAREWELL DINNER:
      Farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural dance performance in the evening.
    • GOVERNMENT TAXES:
      All government taxes and official expenses.

    What's Excluded

    • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE:
      International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
    • NEPAL ENTRY VISA FEE:
      Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
    • LUNCH & DINNER:
      Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu
    • ADD-ON:
      Optional Return back to Lukla or Kathmandu by Helicopter
    • EXTRA NIGHT IN KATHMANDU:
      Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking, or domestic flight cancellation (due to any other reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
    • INSURANCE POLICY:
      Insurance covering both medical and high-altitude evacuation costs (for the trip cancellation, interruption, high-altitude rescue & air evacuation, medical treatment, repatriation, etc.)
    • PERSONAL EXPENSES:
      Personal Expenses: Telephone Calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers, and any Alcoholic beverages.
    • PERSONAL EQUIPMENT:
      Clothing, Packing Items, Bags, Personal Medical kits, and all kinds of Personal Trekking Gear.
    • TOILETRIES:
      Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
    • FILMING:
      Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee.
    • FOR PRIVATE AND CUSTOMIZED TRIP
      Please contact us
    • Group and Family Discounts
      Please contact us or send us an email at [email protected]
    • INTERNET SERVICE:
      Not included during the trek.
    • TIPS:
      Tips for the guide, porter & driver. (Tipping is Expected).
    • EXTRA:
      Any other services, activities or personal expenses, which are not mentioned in the itinerary and other items not listed in the “Cost Includes” section.

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      Beyond the Ordinary Trek

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      Mr. Samuel Hebert
      United States of America (the), Philadelphia

      Trekking in Style

      Trekking to Everest Base Camp in such style and comfort was extraordinary. The team at Luxury Holidays Nepal made sure every detail was perfect.

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    Essential Information

    Packing List For Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

    Here’s a concise Packing List for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek:

    Clothing:

    • Base layers (thermal tops and bottoms)
    • Trekking shirts (short and long sleeve)
    • Trekking pants and shorts
    • Insulated jacket and trousers
    • Waterproof jacket and pants
    • Down jacket
    • Hat, gloves, and scarf

    Footwear:

    • Sturdy trekking boots
    • Camp shoes or sandals
    • Thermal socks (several pairs)

    Accessories:

    • Sunglasses and sun hat
    • Buff or neck gaiter
    • Trekking poles
    • Headlamp with extra batteries

    Personal Items:

    • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap)
    • Sunscreen and lip balm with SPF
    • Personal hygiene items
    • Quick-dry towel

    Gear:

    • Sleeping bag (suitable for -10°C)
    • Backpack and a waterproof cover
    • Daypack for carrying personal items

    Health:

    • Water purification tablets or a water filter
    • Basic first-aid kit
    • Prescription medications
    • High-altitude sickness pills (e.g., Acetazolamide)

    Miscellaneous:

    • Camera with extra batteries
    • Power bank
    • Snacks and energy bars
    • Documents (passport, permits, insurance information)

    Luxury Items (optional but recommended for added comfort):

    • Ear plugs and eye mask
    • Inflatable neck pillow
    • Journal and pen

    This Packing list for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek ensures you're well-prepared for the trek, balancing essential trekking gear with items that enhance comfort and convenience on the trail.

    How High is Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek?

    The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek reaches its highest point at Everest Base Camp, located at an altitude of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet). Another significant high point on the trek is Kala Patthar, which stands at 5,545 meters (18,192 feet) and offers the most spectacular views of Mount Everest. The trek starts from Lukla, which is situated at an altitude of 2,800 meters (9,186 feet), gradually ascending through Sherpa villages and high-altitude landscapes. Acclimatization days are included in key locations like Namche Bazaar and Dingboche to help trekkers adjust to the altitude, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience on this high-altitude adventure.

    Accommodation during the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

    Accommodation on the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is designed to offer comfort and luxury in the rugged Himalayan settings. Trekkers can enjoy the best available lodgings throughout their journey, including the highest standard of guesthouses and lodges in the region. Options range from comfortable teahouses with essential amenities in remote areas to luxury lodges that provide superior services such as heated rooms, en-suite bathrooms, and gourmet dining experiences. These lodgings not only provide a cozy place to rest but also offer warm Nepalese hospitality, making your evenings relaxing and enjoyable after a day of trekking.

    Kathmandu Accommodation for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

    Before and after the trek, participants of the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek will enjoy luxurious accommodations in Kathmandu. Depending on the package chosen—Standard, Luxury, or Premium—guests will stay in top-rated hotels such as Hotel Mulberry, the Kathmandu Marriott Hotel, or The Dwarika’s Hotel. These hotels are renowned for their excellent service, comfort, and elegant surroundings, providing amenities such as spas, fine dining, and beautiful city views. This level of accommodation ensures that trekkers can relax and rejuvenate in a lavish environment, providing a perfect start and finish to their Himalayan adventure.

    Attached/Toilet Bathroom Facilities during the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

    One of the highlights of the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is the availability of attached toilet and bathroom facilities at many of the lodges used along the route. This feature is particularly notable in the higher-end accommodation options provided in the Premium packages. These facilities offer a significant comfort upgrade from the more basic shared amenities typically found in standard trek lodgings. Having private bathrooms helps enhance the overall experience, allowing trekkers to enjoy a greater degree of privacy and convenience, which is a welcome luxury in the remote regions of the Everest area.

    Permits for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking

    To embark on the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek, several permits are required. These include the Sagarmatha National Park Permit, necessary for accessing the park area where Everest is located. Additionally, trekkers need a TIMS Card (Trekkers' Information Management System) which helps in tracking and managing trekkers’ information and ensures their safety. Another essential permit is the Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit, required for entry into certain regions along the trek. Luxury Holidays Nepal handles all the paperwork and permits for their clients, ensuring a hassle-free preparation for the trek.

    How Safe is it to Embark on Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking?

    Embarking on the Luxury Everest Base Base Camp Trek is considered safe, especially when arranged through a reputable trekking company like Luxury Holidays Nepal. The trek includes experienced guides who are trained in first aid and acute mountain sickness (AMS) management. Furthermore, the itinerary is designed with acclimatization days to reduce the risk of altitude sickness. The routes are well-established and followed by many trekkers annually. Safety measures, including regular weather checks and communication facilities, are maintained throughout the trek to ensure trekkers' well-being.

    How to Prevent Altitude Sickness during Luxury Everest Base Camp?

    Preventing altitude sickness on the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek involves several key practices. Firstly, it is crucial to have a gradual ascent, allowing time for acclimatization. The itinerary should include rest days, such as those in Namche Bazaar and Dingboche, which help the body adjust to the higher altitudes. Drinking plenty of water, avoiding alcohol and smoking, and eating a balanced diet also aid in acclimatization. Listening to your body and communicating with your guide about any symptoms of altitude sickness can ensure timely responses to any health issues.

    What is the Best Time for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking?

    The best time for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking is during the pre-monsoon spring months of March to May and the post-monsoon autumn months of September to November. These periods offer clear skies, stable weather, and moderate temperatures, making them ideal for trekking. The spring season also brings the added beauty of blooming rhododendrons and other wildflowers, while autumn provides crystal-clear mountain views. Although these are the peak seasons for trekking, Luxury Holidays Nepal ensures a high level of service and accommodation, maintaining the luxury experience throughout.

    Flying into Lukla: Lukla Flight from Ramechhap/Manthali Airport and Kathmandu Airport

    Flights to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region, are an adventure in themselves, known for the short and dramatic landing at Tenzing-Hillary Airport. Due to congestion at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport and weather dependencies, flights to Lukla are often routed through Ramechhap/Manthali Airport, especially during the peak trekking seasons. Manthali is approximately 130 kilometers east of Kathmandu, a 4-5 hour drive. Flights from Manthali to Lukla are often preferred during the busy seasons to ease traffic at Kathmandu airport.

    However, there are direct flights from Kathmandu to Lukla as well, typically available during the off-peak seasons or when air traffic and weather conditions permit. These flights are quicker and more convenient for travelers as they eliminate the need for additional land travel to Ramechlap.

    Baggage Allowances in Lukla Flight

    Baggage allowances on flights to Lukla are strictly regulated due to the small size of the aircraft and the challenging nature of Tenzing-Hillary Airport. Typically, passengers are allowed a total of 10 to 15 kg of baggage, including both checked luggage and carry-on. This limit usually comprises about 10 kg of checked baggage and 5 kg of hand baggage. It is essential to pack light and include only necessary items for the trek. Overweight baggage may incur extra charges, or you may be asked to leave some items behind.

    Travel Insurance for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking

    Travel insurance is crucial for anyone embarking on the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek due to the remote and challenging nature of the environment. It is highly recommended that trekkers purchase comprehensive travel insurance that covers not only medical expenses and emergency evacuation but also trip cancellation, interruption, and loss of luggage and personal effects.

    The insurance should specifically include coverage for trekking or hiking at high altitudes, as medical evacuations may require helicopter services, which are costly. Ensuring that your policy covers up to 6,000 meters is essential, as the trek reaches heights above 5,500 meters. Additionally, some insurance policies offer benefits for delays and additional accommodation expenses, which can be beneficial in case of unforeseen changes in weather affecting Lukla flights.

    Tipping Tips for Your Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking

    Tipping is an appreciated and customary way to show gratitude to your guides, porters, and other staff during the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek. Although not mandatory, it is a highly recommended practice. The amount depends on the level of satisfaction with the service provided. Generally, a guideline for tipping is about 10% of the total cost of the trek. It's advisable to tip the guide and porters separately at the end of the trek. For example, trekkers might tip their guide between USD 100 to USD 150 and porters about USD 50 to USD 100 each, depending on the group size and the trek's duration.

    Phone and Gadgets Charging

    Charging facilities are available in many teahouses and lodges along the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek route, but access to power can be limited, especially as you gain altitude. It is usually subject to a fee, which can range from USD 2 to USD 5 per hour. Bringing additional battery packs or a solar charger can be very useful. It's recommended to conserve battery life whenever possible by using devices sparingly and keeping them warm, as cold weather can drain battery life quickly.

    Trip Extensions

    After completing the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek, many trekkers opt to extend their trip to explore other areas of Nepal. Popular extensions include a jungle safari in Chitwan National Park, a relaxing stay in the lakeside town of Pokhara, or further trekking in the Annapurna or Langtang regions. Cultural tours around Kathmandu Valley, visiting historical and architectural sites, are also excellent ways to extend your journey. These extensions can be tailored to enrich your experience in Nepal, providing a well-rounded glimpse of the country’s diverse attractions.

    Food Options during Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking

    The food on the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is surprisingly varied, with menus offering both local and Western dishes. Starting in Lukla and throughout the trek, lodges and teahouses serve a range of meals including soups, freshly baked bread, rice dishes, noodles, potatoes, vegetables, and even some meat dishes, although vegetarian options are more common as altitude increases. The luxury lodges provide more gourmet dining experiences with a wider selection of dishes, ensuring that dietary preferences and restrictions can be accommodated.

    Can a Beginner Trek Luxury Everest Base Camp?

    Yes, a beginner can undertake the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek, but it requires good physical fitness and some preparation. While no technical climbing is involved, the trek demands long days of walking (typically 5-8 hours a day) at high altitudes, which can be physically challenging. Beginners are advised to engage in comprehensive physical training prior to the trek—focusing on cardiovascular fitness, strength training, and endurance. Also, choosing a trekking itinerary that includes ample acclimatization days is crucial for beginners to adapt to the altitude safely. With the right preparation and a determined mindset, beginners can successfully complete this trek and enjoy the grandeur of the Everest region.

    Training Program for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking

    Preparing for the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek requires a comprehensive training program to ensure you are physically and mentally ready. The program should start at least 12 weeks before the trek and include:

    • Cardiovascular Training: Engage in activities like running, cycling, swimming, or hiking, at least 4-5 times a week. This helps build stamina and lung capacity, which are crucial for high-altitude trekking.
    • Strength Training: Focus on building strength in your legs, core, and upper body. Exercises such as squats, lunges, planks, and weightlifting are beneficial.
    • Hiking: Go on regular hikes, preferably on hilly terrain, while wearing the boots you will use for the trek to break them in. Start with shorter hikes and gradually increase the distance and elevation gain.
    • Mental Preparation: Familiarize yourself with the trek’s itinerary, conditions, and potential challenges. Meditation or yoga can help improve focus and mental endurance.
    • Altitude Acclimatization: If possible, train on high altitudes or use an altitude training mask to simulate high-altitude conditions.

    Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking Difficulty

    The difficulty of the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is considered challenging due to its high altitude, rough terrain, and the length of the trek. Trekking involves long days with considerable altitude gains, particularly above 3,000 meters where altitude sickness becomes a risk. The trek demands good stamina, physical fitness, and acclimatization to high altitudes. However, the luxury aspect of the trek ensures the highest level of support and comfort available, making it more accessible to people who might find a standard trek daunting.

    Nepal Luxury EBC Trek Cost

    The cost of a Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek varies depending on several factors such as the level of comfort desired, the season, and the included amenities. Generally, the cost for a luxury trek will include higher-end lodges, additional staff like porters and guides, comfortable transportation, and extra services such as meals and acclimatization support. Prices can range from $3,000 to $5,000 per person, depending on these factors and the specifics of the trekking package.

    15 Days Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Cost for 2024 and 2025

    For the 15-day Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek in 2024 and 2025, you can expect to pay between $3,500 and $5,500. This price typically includes luxury lodging, round-trip flights from Kathmandu to Lukla, all permits, guided support, porter services, all meals during the trek, and additional amenities like boiled drinking water and hot showers. The variation in cost generally reflects the season of travel (with autumn and spring being peak seasons), the level of luxury in accommodations, and the specific services included in the package. Always check with the trekking company for the most accurate and current pricing, as well as any early booking discounts or additional charges that may apply.

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