Everest Base Camp

There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View later Everest Base Camp.

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Conquer the climb to Everest Base Camp trekking in Nepal

Take on the adventure of a lifetime trekking in Nepal to reach Everest Base Camp. First conquered by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953, Everest has traditionally been the ultimate goal for mountaineers. Today hard core trekkers seek the challenge of reaching the mountaineer's Base Camp. Flying in to Lukla, explore the mountains and valleys around the towering peak, rest in Nepalese teahouses, learn about the traditions and cultures of the famous Sherpa and spend time in exotic Kathmandu.

  • Stay in mountain teahouses
  • Learn about Sherpa culture
  • Take a flight over Nepal's mountain peaks
  • Admire spectacular Himalayan vistas
  • Explore colourful Kathmandu
  • Experience the exhilaration of reaching Everest Base Camp
  • Discover remote monasteries

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Day 1 Kathmandu

Kathmandu is like an alluring whirlwind of sights, sounds, smells and colours. Almost overwhelming, its charm and history peaks out from the most unexpected places rendering most visitors enamoured.

Days 2-13 Everest Base Camp

Home to one of the highest airports in the world (2860m), Lukla is the gateway to Everest - most visitors begin and end their adventure in this mountain town. As one of the world's big challenges, Mount Everest evokes visions of beauty, danger, awe and triumph. Standing close to this mountain is certain to leave you breathless.

Days 14-15 Kathmandu

With the two sister cities of Bhaktapur and Lalitpur (Patan) close by, Kathmandu has a wealth of sights to explore, markets to discover and places to relax in.