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Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar - World Expeditions
17 days

Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar

From Kathmandu to Kathmandu
Tour Operator:
World Expeditions
Max group size:
14
Age range:
16 to 80
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
30622
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Highlights

  • Savour the quintessential trekking experience
  • Ascend to the base of the world's highest mountain
  • Visit the famous villages of Namche and Khumjung
  • See the Thyangboche monastery
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Itinerary

Start and end in Kathmandu! With the hiking & trekking tour Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar, you have a 17 day tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 8 other destinations in Nepal. Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar includes accommodation in a campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
  2. Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu or drive to Ramechap (approx 5 hours)
  3. Day 3: Fly Lukla (2800m). Trek to Ghat (2530m). Walk approx 2 hours
  4. Day 4: To Monjo (2850m). Walk approx 4-5 hours
  5. Day 5: To Namche (3440m). Walk approx 4-5 hours
  6. Day 6: To Kyangjuma (3550m) - Walk approx 3-4 hours
  7. Day 7: To Pangboche (3930m), walk approx 6-7 hours
  8. Day 8: To Dingboche (4360m), walk approx. 3-4 hours
  9. Day 9: Rest day in Dingboche
  10. Day 10: To Lobuche (4930m). Walk approx 6 hours
  11. Day 11: To Gorak Shep (5288m) & Base Camp (5360m). Walk approx 7-8 hours
  12. Day 12: Kala Pattar (5545m), & trek Dingboche (4330m), walk approx. 7-8 hours
  13. Day 13: To Kyangjuma (3550m). Walk approx 7 hours
  14. Day 14: To Monjo (2850m), walk approx. 5-6 hours
  15. Day 15: To Lukla (2800m). Walk approx 5-6 hours
  16. Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu or return via Ramechap
  17. Day 17: Trip concludes Kathmandu
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What's Included

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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
2 nights
Lodge
4 nights

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Itinerary
    Good
    4.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.6
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  • KB
    June 06, 2018
    Overall, the trip matched the itinerary well, so potential travelers have a good idea of what to expect. The rating of 5 for activity level is accurate in that the trek is physically demanding, but doesn't require much (if any) prior training for the... Show more
    World Expeditions commented on this review
    Thanks for travelling with us in Nepal, Katherine. Appreciate the review!
    Trip date: May 2018
  • L
    October 09, 2016
    Loved this trek. Everyone from lead guide, Sherpas, porters, and cooks. Mahabir (Bir) lead Sherpa was incredible. Recommend lead guide training for him!! Will def book with WE in the future.
    Trip date: September 2016
  • JG
    April 14, 2016
    I would recommend this trip to anyone wanting to experience the post card beauty of Nepal and the challenge of reaching the base of the world's most famous mountain. Tikendra and his team did an amazing job looking after our group and catering to the... Show more
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    Trip date: February 2016
  • MC
    April 14, 2016
    I would definitely recommend this tour/or tour group for any of your future adventures. If you have any inclination to visit Nepal, just do it. This country is full of wonderful scenery, honest people and plenty of photo opportunities. Our fantastic... Show more
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    Trip date: January 2016
  • Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar reviewer 5
    February 25, 2016
    Absolutely brilliant !! Guides and staff were excellent and every detail was attended to. Accommodation and food was very good.
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    Trip date: October 2015
  • Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar reviewer 6
    February 17, 2016
    Best experience I have ever had. I will not try to describe it as it can only be experienced. As promised WE looked after us very well. Guides were awesome. Our chef Mila trekked all the way with us.Hot cordial before a meal was so refreshing. Food... Show more
    Trip date: September 2014
  • J
    December 30, 2015
    A truly amazing trip of a life time. A fantastic company to travel with, great guides and porters. Couldn't fault anything.
    Trip date: October 2015
  • PA
    December 29, 2015
    Fantastic all round! Especially our guide Bir Singh and all the support guides, porters and kitchen staff. Could not fault them.
    Trip date: December 2014
  • CM
    December 29, 2015
    Very professional team of leader, guides, Sherpas, porters, cooks etching. Great food and constant support. Best thing I've ever done! Want to go back
    Trip date: November 2014
  • Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar reviewer 10
    October 22, 2014
    Five Stars all the way with World Expeditions!! Excellent campsites - wake up in the most beautiful places in the world, surrounded by craggy, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild rivers and picturesque Nepali villages. Great food, cooked on site by WE... Show more
    World Expeditions commented on this review
    Thanks for the really positive review. Sounds like you had an excellent and memorable adventure. Really glad you appreciate the unique benefits that a team of porters, cooks, sherpas, guides can add to your special experience. Happy Trails!
    Trip date: September 2014

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Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar
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FAQs

    • Has altitude sickness prevented hikers from reaching base camp?

      The trek allows ample acclimation so we don't really hear of anyone not making it to base camp. We have rest days, we walk high & sleep at lower altitudes to help our bodies adjust. The aim is for you to have an enjoyable experience & not for it to be a race. There is plenty of water provided also & it's really important to be well. All of these things will help.

    • What are the accommodations like?

      For this tour there are will be 3 nights in a hotel, 10 nights
      in a private eco campsites and 3 nights in an eco lodge.

    • Is this trip available in September?

      The operator does not run any treks during the monsoon which lasts from about May to September.

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      • For any tour departing before 5 May 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 5 May 2020, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with World Expeditions. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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