Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Introduction
The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is a premium trekking experience that combines the thrill of adventure with the comfort of luxury. This 12-day luxury trek package takes you through the heart of the Khumbu region, home to some of the most spectacular landscapes on earth. Additionally, the trek takes you through the deep gorge valleys, raging rivers, high suspension bridges with colorful Buddhist prayer flags, lively Sherpa villages, and dense forests of pine, oaks, and rhododendrons among many others.
On top of that, the Luxury Everest Base Camp trek provides you with an opportunity to enjoy the classic base camp route in a lavish and luxurious way possible. Along the way, you’ll stay in the best lodges and hotels, enjoy delicious gourmet meals, and be guided by expert Sherpa guides who will take care of your every need throughout the whole trek.
Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights
- Experiencing the Everest region with luxury services
- Scenic helicopter ride to Lukla
- Peek into the lifestyle of local Sherpa culture and traditions
- Spectate the four 8000ers mountains: Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Makalu
- Explore UNESCO world heritage site: Sagarmatha National Park
- Visit the largest and oldest Tyangboche Monastery
- View from Everest view point hotel
- Enjoy the luxury accommodations and delicious cuisine
What makes the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Package different?
The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Package offers a unique and unforgettable experience, with several distinct features that set it apart from other traditional trekking packages.
Our all-inclusive luxury EBC package includes luxury accommodations, top-notch transportation, and personalized services. Unlike regular trekking packages, this luxury EBC package offers private helicopters for transportation, which cuts down on travel time and offers a spectacular view of the Himalayas. The luxury lodges and hotels in this package provide high-end amenities, such as hot showers, comfortable beds, and gourmet meals.
Moreover, the package also includes optional add-ons, such as a scenic flight and a helicopter tour of Everest Base Camp. Overall, the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Package caters to travelers who seek a lavish and comfortable trekking experience in the heart of the Himalayas.
What kind of Food and Accommodation are provided?
Our luxury Everest base camp trek plan includes a two-night stay in Kathmandu and eight additional nights while on the actual trek.
In Kathmandu, we stay at a three-star category hotel in Thamel, on the basis of twins sharing breakfast. On the trek, you will spend four-night luxurious accommodations at Yeti Mountain Home (1-night in Phakding, 2 nights in Namche Bazaar, and 1 night in Lukla). The remaining four nights will be spent at standard accommodation (1 night at Deboche, 2 nights at Dingboche, and 1 night at Lobuche).
For food, we provide full board meals (B, L, D) three times a day with tea or coffee on every meal during the trekking duration. Moreover, you will be served with fresh seasonal fruits (Apples and Pomegranate) after dinner during the whole trek. You get to choose foods from the menu in the teahouses and lodges.
Due to hygienic reasons, we advise you against having non-vegetarian foods. Also, for drinks, we recommend you take hot water, lemon tea, ginger tea, etc rather than caffeinated liquids or alcohol.
Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Transportations
Our Everest Luxury trek is specially designed in a way where you can experience the scenic helicopter ride as well as the Lukla flight. Our journey begins with a helicopter flight flying over some of the beautiful valleys as we make our way to the Lukla. After successfully stepping foot on the Everest Base Camp we will return back to Lukla from Gorakshep by helicopter. You get an opportunity to enjoy and capture the magical Himalayas from a bird’s eye view.
From Lukla, we take a picturesque 30-minute flight back to Kathmandu. It is one of the most thrilling yet wonderful parts of the Everest Luxury trek.
We provide private transportation for all international and domestic flight transfers.
Note: All the airport transfers are done by the private vehicle.
What is so special about Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek?
From the stunning views of the Himalayan mountains to the rich cultural experience of the Sherpa people, there are many reasons why this trek is so special.
The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek follows the same route as the classic Everest Base Camp Trek. However, the luxury version provides more comfort and relaxation during the trek. It is like the high-end version of the EBC trek.
Normally, it takes two weeks (standard 14 days) for completing the normal Everest base camp trek package. But this Luxury Everest Base Camp trek only takes 12 days to complete because you will fly back from Base Camp to Lukla by helicopter saving three days of walking back.
And, instead of having to wait for an hour to get your Lukla flight or a 5-hour long drive to Ramechhap during peak season, you will have a luxury flight via Helicopter to Lukla from Kathmandu too.
“After reaching the Everest Base Camp on Day 9 according to the itinerary, you will again ride Helicopter, back to Lukla. This will save a lot of your time and energy which is the best part of enjoying the EBC “
Similarly, you will be enjoying your stay during the trek in the best lodges & tea houses assisted by a professional trekking guide all the time.
Check out the Outline Itinerary
Here is the outline itinerary of the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek package which is a 12 days well crafted itinerary including the arrival and departure.
- Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel
- Day 02: Fly to Lukla via Helicopter & Trek to Phakding
- Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m)
- Day 04: Rest/Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazar
- Day 05: Trek to Tyangboche/Deboche (3,855m)
- Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4,450m)
- Day 07: Second Acclimatization Day in Dingboche
- Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m)
- Day 09: Trek to EBC (5,364m) & Head Back to Lukla via Heli
- Day 10: Flight to Ramechhap/Kathmandu & Drive back to Hotel
- Day 11: Free Day in Kathmandu (Sightseeing)
- Day 12: Departure Day
Note: In this itinerary, extra days are provided in case of any extra stays occur during the trek. Similarly, sometimes trekkers like to enjoy time in nature.
What is the Best time to Book for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek?
Basically, Spring (March, April, and May) and Autumn (September, October, and November) are considered the best time for the Luxury Everest Base Camp trek.
For detailed information about the best time for the trek, Click here.
Acclimatization during Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek
You will have proper two days of acclimatization days at Namche and Dingboche respectively. You will climb to the Everest viewpoint on your rest day in Namche to take in the breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many other mountains. We will take you to the highest Everest View hotel for a tea break. Return back to Namche and explore the area.
Likewies, in Dingboche, you will hike to the Nangkartshang peak of 5,121m. The top offers you the beautiful Mount Makalu (8,463m) view including Island peak, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and so on.
To keep your body adjusting to the greater altitude, these two days are crucial. During the walk, make sure you hydrate enough and eat enough food.
WIFI and Internet
Yes, we provide you with 10GB wifi internet data on the trek. Our guide will purchase Everestlink wifi data package in Namche for you.