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Have you ever thought of exploring the mystery of the Himalayas in Nepal?

Nepal is a piece of paradise crowned with the great Himalayas. This Himalayan country is gifted with diverse Himalayan experience, with peaks spanning from few 100 meters to as high as 8848 Meters including Mt. Everest, highest peak in the globe. When these Himalayas blend with the Nepalese cultural legacy, that experience is beyond any words to portray.

Being in the shadows of the some of the mighty Himalayas, exploring the myths of Himalayan Beast-‘Yeti’, experiencing the tradition, hospitality and culture of Himalayan locale and mesmerizing the ultimate adventure while gossiping the Sherpas and hiking the rugged trail isn’t the only thing you will be telling the tales after traveling the Himalayas. Beside all these things, there is a lot more you will get to observe and experience here in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek Packages

While Talking about the Himalayas in Nepal, there is one Himalaya you ought to explore once in a lifetime. Mount Everest (also known as Chomolungma in Tibet and Sagarmatha in Nepali) is the highest mountain in the globe. Yearly hundreds of tourists from the various countries travel to the Khumbu Region of Nepal, just witness the might pinnacle. This region is the trekking milestone for every travel enthusiast willing to experience the wild adventure in the fantastic array of snow giants.

The Everest region has been a Mecca for hiking, trekking and climbing enthusiasts ever since Mount Everest was first ascended in 1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay Sherpa. After that this beautiful piece of heaven has become legendary kinds of stuff where greatest history is recorded and various tales were created. Beside that Trekking in the Everest Region is the glorious opportunity to explore mountain people’s lifestyle, ancient monasteries, culture, and their beliefs.

Everest region trekking makes everybody self-pompous because being near and around to the highest part of the world provides a sense of bliss and glorified achievement. Below are the popular trekking trails of the Everest region in Nepal.

Everest Heli Tour

Everest Base Camp Heli Tour

The Everest Heli Tour will take you to the top of the world, Mount Everest- the highest peak in the world. This tour presents a visitor with a mesmerizing and breathtaking close-up view of pristine Himalayan peaks. Mount Everest is the center of attraction of the tour. From the place called Kala Patthar, you will have the best view of Everest with the fantastic glacial walk going up to the Everest Base Camp. The aerial view of Everest from the comfort of the Helicopter will make your tour worthwhile. Besides the view of Mount Everest, this tour also provides you the opportunity to get a close look at the mother nature beauty at its best along with the eyeful view of the entire Himalayan range

Number of Days: 1 - 4 days

Best Season: Anytime except for July-August

Entry Point/Transport/Cost: Flight from Kathmandu/USD 1060

Required Permits/Cost: Sagarmatha National Park Permit (USD 33), Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit (USD 20).

Trip Difficulty: Easy

Highest Altitude: Kala Patthar (5,645 m)

Standard Everest Base Camp Trek

Standard Everest Base Camp Trekking

Standard Everest Base Camp Trek is such an incredible adventure trekking trip that takes you to the Everest base camp, the base of the highest mountain in the world. Trekking through the trail that passes amidst mountain peaks, cultural villages, glacial rivers, and lovely vegetation is definitely an experience to take at least once in a lifetime. View of the mountain peaks like Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and several other mountains in addition to the 8,000 meters Lhotse and Everest makes this trip incredibly enchanting.

Number of Days: 12-16 days

Best Season: Any time of year except for July-August (See Best Time to Visit Everest)

Entry Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight from Kathmandu/USD 180

Exit Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight to Kathmandu/USD 180

Accommodation: Basic Tea Houses/Lodges

Required Permits/Cost: Sagarmatha National Park Permit (USD 33), Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit (USD 20), TIMS Permit (USD 10)

Trip Difficulty: Medium

Highest Altitude: Kalapatthar (5,645 m)

Route Outline: Lukla-Namche Bazaar(2 nights)-Tengboche-Dingboche(2 Nights)-Lobuche-Gorakshep- Everest Base Camp-Kalapatthar-Pheriche-Namche-Lukla

Everest 3 High Pass Trekking

Everest Base Camp 3 High Pass Trekking

Everest 3 High Pass Trek is an exciting adventure in the Himalayas of Nepal. It consists of trekking on popular Everest trails while also seeing unique ornaments (flora and fauna) of the Khumbu region. Although it is inclusive of Everest base camp trek and hike to Kala Patthar. Throughout we cross three passes in the Everest region -Kongma la pass (5,535/18,159ft), Cho La pass (5420m/17,782ft), and Renjo La pass(5,340m/17,520ft) and involving others high mountain passes.

Number of Days: 17-19 days

Best Season: All year around except July-August (See Best Time to Visit Everest)

Entry Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight from Kathmandu/USD 180

Exit Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight to Kathmandu/USD 180

Accommodation: Basic Tea Houses/Lodges

Required Permits/Cost: Sagarmatha National Park Permit (USD 33); Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit (USD 20) TIMS Permit (USD 10)

Trip Difficulty: Very Strenuous

Highest Altitude: Kalapatthar (5565 meters)

Route Outline: Lukla-Namche(2 Nights)-Tengboche-Dingboche (2 Nights)-Chukung-Kongma La-Lobuche-Kalapatthar-Lobuche-Dzongla-Cho La-Gokyo-Renjo La pass-Marlung-Namche-Lukla

Gokyo Lake Trek

Gokyo Lakes - Everest 3 High Pass Trekking

Gokyo Valley Trek is certainly one of the most stunning mountain areas on earth. This short route enables trekkers who have a limited time to discover the most famous beauties of Nepal. Set amongst breath-taking high mountain scenery, the route leads through the Khumbu - Sherpa country. 2 routes are possible: Renjo Pass trek or an alternative itinerary. The trail to Gokyo is a gradual ascent up the valley passing through patches of birch and rhododendron forest where the elusive musk deer can sometimes be seen. Through small yak-grazing settlements, we reach the Gokyo lakes. The Gokyo Peak (5480m) ascent is one of the highlights of this circuit. We stay here to savor the incredible scenery, including magnificent views of Everest (8848m), Makalu, Cho Oyo (8153m) and Lhotse (8511m), to name but a few.

You can also get to Everest Base Camp by crossing Cho La Pass from the Gokyo Lakes

Number of Days: 14 - 17 days

Best Season: All year around except July-August (See Best Time to Visit Everest)

Entry Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight from Kathmandu/USD 180

Exit Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight to Kathmandu/USD 180

Accommodation: Basic Tea Houses and Lodges

Required Permits/Cost: Sagarmatha National Park Permit (USD 33); Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit (USD 20) TIMS Permit (USD 10)

Trip Difficulty: Strenuous

Highest Altitude: Gokyo Ri (5,357 meters)- Cho La Pass (5,420 meters)

Route Outline: Standard: Lukla-Namche Bazaar(2 nights)- Phortse Thanga- Machherma- Gokyo-Gokyo Ri-Renjo Pass- Rermo Pokhari- Thame-Namche BazaarBazaar-Lukla

Classic Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Classic Trekking

Travelers nowadays get to the gateway to Everest in the comfort of Luxury Aeroplan or rich directly reach the Everest Base Camp through Helicopter. However, there is an old forgotten route to Everest used by Sir Edmund Hillary, Tensing Norgay and other explorers used to reach the pinnacle of Everest. The route begins from the small town of Jiri. The trek starts in Jiri, climbing steeply through woodlands, profound pigs out with extensions and numerous villages until arriving at Lukla, where the angle of the way comes to be less steep, nonetheless, still with loads of ups and downs until arriving at Namche BazaarBazaar.

Classic Everest Base Camp Trek is an alleviation for any of us who wish to keep away from the busy trails. Yet at the same time want to explore the rich Sherpa culture, Nepalese mountain scene. More than that wants to achieve the base camp of the most astounding and highest mountain on earth with quiet and wonderful trekking.

Number of Days: 21-22 days

Best Season: All year around except July-August (See Best Time to Visit Everest)

Entry Point/Transport/Cost: Jiri/Bus from Kathmandu/USD 7

Exit Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight to Kathmandu/USD 180

Accommodation: Basic Tea Houses and Lodges

Required Permits/Cost: Sagarmatha National Park Permit (USD 33), GCAP(USD 20), Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit (USD 20). TIMS Permit (USD 10)

Trip Difficulty: Very Strenuous

Highest Altitude: Kala Patthar (5,555 m)

Route Outline: Jiri-Junbesi (2 nights)-Nunthala-Surke-Namche-Tengboche-Pheriche (2 Nights)-Gorakshep(Side Trips: Everest Base Camp/Kala Patthar)-Dingboche-Namche-Lukla

Route Variations: It is possible to start your trek from Salleri rather than Jiri which will reduce the trek duration by 5 days.

Route Outline: Kathmandu- Deurali- Sete -Junubesi (2 Nights) – Nuntala – Bupsa – Surke – Phakding – Namche (2 Nights) – Tengboche – Dingboche- Lobuche - Gorak Shep/Everest Base Camp – Kala Patthar/ Pheriche - Phorche – Khumjung - Lukla

Everest Panorama Trekking

Namche Bazaar- Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Panorama Trek is a short and beautiful trekking in the Everest region. An ideal adventure trekking trip for the people who love short trekking trips in the mountains, this trek brings wonderful memories and experiences to the trekkers.

While you are on this trip that is also famous as Everest View Trek, you will be trekking halfway through the trail to the Everest Base Camp Trekking. Trekking up to the elevation of 3,860 meters above sea level when you reach Tengboche brings you spectacular views of mountain peaks including the Mt. Everest. Mountain peaks like Thamserku, Kwangde, Ama Dablam, etc. in addition to the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest makes the trip fascinating.

This trek is a rich cultural exploration of the Sherpa people living in the region and their culture. You can also explore the Buddhist monastery and experience the immense influence of Buddhism in the lifestyle of people there. You walk past river valley crossing Dudh Koshi River several times and ascending the magical trails amidst the mountains. You trek along the Everest Base Camp trekking trail up to Tengboche and return back via Khumjung village.

Number of Days: 7 - 8 days

Best Season: All year around except July-August (See Best Time to Visit Everest)

Entry Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight to Kathmandu/USD 180

Exit Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight to Kathmandu/USD 180

Accommodation: Basic Tea Houses and Lodges

Required Permits/Cost: Sagarmatha National Park Permit (USD 33), TIMS Permit (USD 10), Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit (USD 20).

Trip Difficulty: Moderate

Highest Altitude: Tengboche (3,860 m)

Route Outline: Lukla-Namche Bazaar(2 nights)-Tengboche-Namche-Lukla

Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek

Luxury Trekking in Everest Region

Style is a thing when you travel and it becomes even more sophisticated when you mix it with adventure, that too in the Himalaya. Adventure trekking to the Everest Base Camp, the base of the highest mountain in the world, with the blend of some luxury style makes this once-in-a-life-time adventure purely sophisticated.

Although this classic luxury trek to the Everest Base Camp goes on the very regular route that every Everest Base Camp trekking aspirant follows, you will have a completely different experience of luxury taste and service from the very beginning of the trip. Obviously, you will have a pure experience of adventure trekking in Everest enjoying all the charismatic charms in the region, from breathtaking mountains to beautiful cultural riches. With the excitement of being at the Everest base camp and enjoying the close-up and panoramic Himalayan view from Kalapatthar, the highest elevation for this trek, the trip passes through several beautiful places in the region towards the base camp.

Number of Days: 11 days

Best Season: All year around except July-August (See Best Time to Visit Everest)

Entry Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight from Kathmandu/USD 180

Exit Point/Transport/Cost: Kalapatthar/Flight (Helicopter) to Kathmandu/USD 180

Accommodation: Best Available Luxury Hotels and Lodges

Required Permits/Cost: Sagarmatha National Park Permit (USD 33), Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit (USD 20), TIMS Permit (USD 10)

Trip Difficulty: Medium

Highest Altitude: Kala Patthar (5,645 m)

Route Outline: Lukla-Namche Bazaar(2 nights)-Tengboche-Dingboche (2 Nights)-Lobuche -Gorakshep (Side Trips: Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar)-fly back to Kathmandu from Kalapatthar

Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek

Trekking in the Himalayan region has always been a spiritual experience for all travel enthusiasts all around the globe. The pristine air, tranquil environment, wild landscape and the cold snow-clad mountain of the Everest region have never stopped to fascinate the travelers. Combining the EBC Trek with yoga will certainly be the one kind of experience that remains for the lifetime. Walking on a scenic route towards the foot of the mighty Everest, disconnecting from the internet and a small effort to know your inner self by opening your psyche and body through daily meditation. Simply, this magnificent combination of trekking and yoga is a life changer.

Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek trail is one of the best-ranked trekking trails, that takes you through amidst mountain peaks, cultural villages, glacial rivers, and lovely vegetation. On the way, you can have the glimpses of peaks like Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and several other mountains in addition to the 8,000 meters Lhotse and Everest. Standing in front of those might peak and strengthen and meditating your mind, body, and soul; there is no better way to experience enlightenment then this.

Number of Days: 14-16 days

Best Season: All year around except July-August (See Best Time to Visit Everest)

Entry Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight from Kathmandu/USD 180

Exit Point/Transport/Cost: Lukla/Flight to Kathmandu/USD 180

Accommodation: Basic Tea Houses and Lodges

Required Permits/Cost: Sagarmatha National Park Permit (USD 33), Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit (USD 20), TIMS Permit (USD 10)

Trip Difficulty: Medium

Highest Altitude: Kala Patthar (5,645 m)

Route Outline: Lukla-Namche Bazaar(2 nights)-Tengboche-Dingboche(2 Nights)-Lobuche-Gorakshep- Everest Base Camp-Kalapatthar-Pheriche-Namche-Lukla

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