Everest Base Camp Photography Trek

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Overview

  • Duration 16 Days
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Max. Altitude 5555m | 18225ft
  • Trip Start and End Kathmandu - Kathmandu
  • Trip Area Khumbu Region
  • Best Season February- May | September - December

Highlights

  • Sightseeing around Kathmandu – explore the world heritage sites
  • Scenic flight to Lukla.
  • Sherpa home town, Monasteries
  • amazing view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku
  • Views of Khumbu Ice – Fall
  • Explore Sherpa Village’s, Tengboche Monastery, Everest Base Camp, Kalapatthar

Everest Base Camp Photography Trek Video

You will Capture the magnificence of mountains and cultural wonders in this Everest Base Camp Photography Trek. particularly intended for professional and amateur photographers who have a great passion for mountain and lifestyle photography, this trek brings you astonishing moments to capture in your frame. Traversing the famous Everest base camp trekking trail at a leisurely pace and creating wonderful shots of the magnificence in your camera frame is quite an occurrence to cherish.

You will have relaxing paced walking all the way through and will have ample time to capture wonderful moments in the mountains. You will have a photography experience unlike anywhere in the world. Framing the highest mountain in the world and other incredible mountain peaks along with the Sherpa lifestyle of the region can be the experience of your lifetime.

Join hands with Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition for professional expertise, a carefully planned itinerary, and the best possible customer service and trekkers’ security. We believe to serve our clients with the best.

NOTE:It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek (if you do not have a day tour of Kathmandu scheduled). And If you have scheduled a Kathmandu day tour you should arrive two days prior to the actual day of trekking.

If you are able to arrive a day earlier, it will be best for you as you will get some time to rest, know about the trekking you are doing, get info about the trekking routes, and get time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Similarly, if you can manage a day or two after trekking. In case of any flight delay from Lukla to Kathmandu due to different circumstances, you will have a lower chance of missing your international flights. Adding some extra days beside actual trekking days will help you enjoy your trip to Nepal to the fullest without having to worry about any preparations, any flight delays, and missing international flights

Itinerary

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In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport,

Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in the land of the Himalayas, the city of temples, and the birthplace of Gautam Buddha for the beautiful trip.

After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section. We will lead you to our vehicle to transfer you to our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure on your own to relax the jetlag. But we definitely help you with the information to go around in case you’d like to do so.

On the way back down towards Lukla, we traverse the trail to Khumjung today which lies on a different route that normally doesn’t come on the way up to the base camp.

Khumjung is a beautiful settlement situated near Mt. Khumbila with a view of other mountain peaks around. The Buddhist monastery here in the village has a Yeti Scalp. We can explore the monastery and village once we reach there to stay overnight. 

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Trip Map

Everest Base Camp Photography Trek map

Cost Details

Included

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Masks, sanitizer, and safety measurements 
  • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Three Meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Professional Photographer
  • Photography Equipments 
  • Edited photos and videos in Pendrive after the trek 
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide.
  • Required porters to carry your luggage and photography equipment 
  • Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, and equipment. 
  • Accident insurance for all staff
  • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • Sagarmatha National Park permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • The US $ 20 Local Government Tax
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Excluded

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 15 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 30, for 30 days $50 USD or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 125. 
  • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Useful Info

Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itineraries or any delays due to unforeseen circumstances.

Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla:

Tenzing Hillary Airport also known, as Lukla Airport, is the small but busiest airport situated in a wonderful valley fenced by high mountains. This airport has been carved into a mountain ridge and sites by a perilous three-kilometer drop. Because of the high location, the weather around here is erratic and is likely to be changed every few hours resulting in flight delays and cancelations.

Twin Otter and Dornier planes are the only modes of transportation to and from Lukla Airstrip. However, because of the unpredictable weather of the high mountain reason, there is always the risk of flight cancellation or delays. In some cases, the flights are delayed or canceled for 2 or more days. Due to the long delays in the flight schedule, it may hinder your trip. However, we Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, help you Charter a helicopter to or from the Lukla Airstrip, in case of flight cancelation or delays due to harsh and unpredictable mountain weather conditions. We will provide you with the best service to make sure that you are on schedule for your trip and international flight connection.

To charter a helicopter to or from the Lukla Airstrip, you will be charged approximately 2500 USD to 3,000 USD per Helicopter. The helicopter conveys 4 to 5 passengers at a time, so the aggregate chartered fee can be shared amongst the passengers (USD 500 to USD 3000 is applicable per person). The cost of this service is payable directly to our office, and later this can be submitted to the travel insurance company for reimbursement. Our company will provide you with all the required documentation for the claim.

Hotel and Accommodation on Everest Base Camp Photography Trek:

Trek to the Himalayas is one of the favorite destinations for travel enthusiasts and adventure seekers all around the globe. Although the Himalayan region of Nepal is the most popular trekking destination in the world; there are a lot of things people don’t have a clue about. While trekking to the high mountain region, you will not find the hotels and accommodations you see in the city areas. The hotels and accommodations around the high Himalayan have fewer services and facilities. The hot shower may turn out to be simply a bucket of lukewarm water and the toilet may be a latrine behind the hotel. The private room can be a wooden cell with no furniture except a bed, mattress, and curtain in place of the door.  So, while trekking to the mountainous region of Nepal, you need to be ready to stay in the less fancy and minimum facilitated hotels.

On the trip to the Everest Region, we provide you with a 2 to 3-star standard hotel while you are at Kathmandu (i.e. for 3 Nights). During the trip, we provide you with basic lodges and tea houses for your accommodation. The room of these lodges and tea houses are less fancier with just a bed, a pillow, and a blanket. The lodges on the trail to EBC are always crowded and in some cases, you may have to share a room with other trekkers or may have to sleep in the dining room. We put every effort to make your trek as cozy as possible. However, you need to stay flexible in some cases. We will accommodate the groups in the local lodge available each day. We send the porters ahead of us to pre-book the room for the next day (rooms cannot be pre-booked in all places). 

In Kathmandu beside the 2 / 3-star hotel, some 4 / 5 - star luxury accommodation is also available. If you want to change the accommodation plan for the luxury, please do let us know so that we can arrange and book the hotel for you for your Kathmandu stay.

Food and Beverages:

All the food and Beverages included in the package are provided by the company itself. The food is provided in the tea houses or lodges on the trail. We will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnight. On the everyday trek, our guide will decide the available place and stop for lunch. We highly recommend you bring water purification pills, to cleanse the water and drink during the trek. During the trek, there are options for buying bottled water and boiled water as well.

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu after the successful trekking journey, we will provide a farewell dinner consisting of authentic Nepalese cuisine.

Transportation:

We at Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition provide all the necessary transportation facilities for your trip. We provide private vehicles for airport pick-up and sightseeing tours around Kathmandu. We likewise provide the flight to and from Lukla Airstrip for the Everest Photography Trek.

Luggage and Backpack:

Your main luggage of yours will be carried by your porters during the trek. For your personal things, we highly recommend you, carry a small handbag containing water bottles, cameras, sunscreen, and other things which you require daily during the trip. Making the backpack small and lighter will unquestionably assist you to enjoy the trip to its fullest. You should simply convey the thing which is basic for your outing and the rest of the garments and different things can be left in the locker room/safe store of hotels. The hotels provide the locker room / safe deposit for free. So, don’t hesitate to leave things that are redundant. While making the backpack or luggage for your trip ensure that the luggage doesn’t exceed more than 15 Kg. The weight allowance at Nepal’s domestic airlines is 15 Kg including your handbag. Excess weight is chargeable of USD 1.5 or more which will be the additional cost of our trip.

Guide and Porters on Trek:

We provide you with a well-trained and experienced guide and porter for your trek.  Our guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trips remarkable and memorable. Talking about the porter, we provide one porter for 2 trekkers each. The porters carry 20 Kg of total luggage (10 Kg from each trekker). We provide one guide for the smaller groups and if the group size surpasses 10 individuals; we will provide an additional guide for your trip.

Personnel Expenses:

Personnel Expenses are largely influenced by your habit of expenditure. We provide you with all the necessary food and accommodation facilities at the cost of your Everest Photography Trek. So, you only need money to pay for your drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages) and snacks while strolling on the trail. You will get a significant number of smaller shops on the trail to buy drinks and snacks. Likewise, you can also use the money to buy souvenirs of the trip, entrance tickets, hot showers, tips, and many more. Note that, tips and gratuities are not mandatory, but it is fine if you wish to. If you feel like the service provide to you is excellent, then you can tip directly to the staff. Of course, there is no obligation to tip if you are disappointed with the service you receive. As a suggestion, we advise you to allocate an amount of 5 - 10%of the total package price for tips. The amount you give depends on your budget and appreciation of their work.

Rescue and Evacuation:

Nepal is a country full of heart-warming natural beauty and a magnificent travel destination for thrill and adventure seekers all around the globe. In spite of the fact that Nepal is an adventure paradise for nature lovers and thrill seekers. But in some cases, the thrilling experience comes up with a serious hazard. The most exciting, and joyful trip may backfire on us and we may have to be the victim of nature. Not only that while trekking in the high altitude rough terrains may also occur afflictions like a sprained ankle or even broken leg, appendix ruptures, hypothermia, skin infection, and respiratory infection. If any of this misfortune happens to you, then it should be treated on time. If left untreated then you may even lose your life. If any of the above-mentioned affliction happens during your trip, we at Himalayan scenery treks and expedition will do everything to transfer you to the nearest hospital ASAP. All the expenses made to rescue and evacuate you, are entirely liable to us. So, before departing on your trip, make sure that your travel insurance company has the policy to cover all the expenses in case of any misfortune arises during the trip so that you can enjoy the trip to the utmost. If not, be ready to pay on your own once you arrive in Kathmandu. To learn more about Travel Insurance for the Trip to Nepal, please do visit the Travel Insurance page in Nepal Travel Guide.   

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