|Max Elevation||5,545 m|
|Trekking Permits||Sagarmatha National Park.Local Government Fee, TIMS Card|
|Region||Everest, East Nepal|
|Includes||Trekking Guide & Porter|
Pristine Nepal Treks & Expedition presents a short trip to Everest Base Camp with a helicopter tour. Especially, this trek is meant for those persons who don’t have the long vacation however really want to enjoy & spectate the dazzling Mt. Everest to its base camp. Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world with a max elevation of 8,848m. Eventually making it’s base camp the highest base camp in the world as well. Thousands of individuals have a dream to travel in this heavenly place once in their life. Therefore, we have a tendency to square measure here to create your dream into the truth.Read More
Why choose a short trip to Everest Base Camp?
This package consists of only 9 days which is the best way to enjoy quality time within a short period of time. If you have a short holiday or want to save time for another trip but at the same time you want to trek in Everest Base Camp then this is the right trekking package for you. Likewise, this is the best package to get all the mixed experience of thrill & adventure, Nepali & Tibetan lifestyle & also the exciting helicopter ride on the way back returning to save time.
Pro Tips: Do this trek during spring & autumn for a better experience.
Itinerary of a short trip to Everest Base camp
A short trip to Everest base camp starts with a short scenic flight to Lukla & trek to Phakding. The 2nd day is in Namche Bazar which is the capital town of the Sherpa land(Khumbu). Namche is full of beautiful hotels, lodges & restaurants. On our normal Everest Base Camp itinerary, we stop here for acclimatization.
Your 3rd day will be in Tyangboche where lies one of the oldest Monastery (Tyangboche Monastery) with lovely scenic views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, & other higher peaks. Explore this ancient monastery on this day. Dingboche is on day 4th which is also the last village before Everest base camp over 4,410m on top of the sea level. Day 5th in Lobuche 4,910m with several higher mountain views. From here, you’ll attend your final destination Everest base camp 5,364m before noon daytime & fly back to Lukla from Gorakshep by whirlybird. Then fly out from Lukla to Katmandu next morning & departure to your home.
Fitness for Everest Base Camp Trek
Don’t change your mind but trekking to Everest Base Camp is a difficult one. Why? Because you’re trekking to the highest base camp in the world at an elevation of 5,365m. But without a doubt, doing the EBC trek is a rewarding one.
Hence, a very important factor for the Everest Base Camp trek is that you have to be physically & psychologically fit. Trekking in the Everest region requires a great deal of stamina & walking at higher altitudes. You will be walking 5-6 hours on average on a daily basis. And, in such a case the chances of altitude sickness are very high.
So in order to prevent altitude sickness, & to complete this trek, we suggest you hike slowly. Ascending slowly with enough rest in between is very important. Drinking plenty of water & eating a proper diet will avoid altitude sickness.
A quick tip: Before coming to Nepal, focus on cardiovascular training & medications.
Related article: Age limitations for Everest Base Camp trek
Our Social Activities
We are coordinating for free volunteering in Nepal as well. And we are supporting to needy people of Nepal through our trekking agency. We are helping some students with their school expenses back on the mountain. You may check those of our social activities on the free volunteering page.
- • Airport picks up & drops by private vehicle
- • One night hotel in Kathmandu
- • Taxi to/from the domestic airport
- • Flight tickets Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
- • Helicopter from Gorakshep to Lukla
- • Meals: Three times meals during the trekking breakfast, lunch, & dinner
- • (7 breakfast, 6 lunch, 7 dinner)
- • Fresh fruits in dinner
- • Down jacket & sleeping bags for trekking
- • Lodge accommodation during the trekking
- • Sagarmatha National park entrance fee
- • Local rural municipality tax
- • Trekking guide (salary, insurance, flight ticket, food & accommodation)
- • Trekking porter (salary, insurance, food & accommodation)
- • Sterilizer for water purification
- • Coordination in emergency cases
- • All local & government taxes
- • Nepal visa fee
- • Travel insurance
- • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bill, WiFi charge, hot shower
- • All soft & hard drinks
- • Which is not mentioned in price included