How much does it cost to climb Mount Everest? – Full Guide

If you are planning to climb Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world then you have to be mentally, physically & economically well prepared.
Know how much does it cost to climb Mount Everest here.


You will need a $45,000 average. And for the custom climb, it will even cost $115,000 but there are several requirements or choices. If you take a western guide then it will cost you $65,000. Hiring a guide, gears, documents, permits will surely cost you high and that’s why let’s break down it.

Sherpa Guide: Hiring the Sherpa to climb with you will cost you around $5,000 to $7,000. But if you hire a western guide then it will cost you more.

Permit cost: The permit to climb Mt Everest from the Nepal government is $11,000 per person.

Training: Nobody is allowed to climb Everest without proper preparation, training & guidance. For your own safety, you must get training from the best trainer which can cost you $4000 to $6000.

Insurance: You have to file the insurance to get your body if necessary; which will cost you $24,000-$28,000.

Gears: If your average use of oxygen is 2,51/m then you will need 4-5 oxygen bottles. For gears only you will be spending $2,000 min per person and you have to buy for the guide also. As for the best gears, it will cost $6,000 to $8,000.

The cost to climb Mount Everest can be affected by the routes you take like, if you took the route from South ridge with a western guide it will take $65,000 and with Sherpa guide, it will take $45,000. However, if you took the North ridge it will take $43,000-$45,000. South ridge is the fast route and safe.

Now you have full information about how much does it cost to climb Mount Everest, we wish you very good luck. Send an email to [email protected] for update price.

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