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Is an Everest Base Camp trek on your Bucket List?

Is your soul yearning for the immense power and adventure that lie beneath these two short, sweet syllables? 

Base Camp.

Wedged between the Himalayas and the steamy jungles of the Indian plains, Nepal is nirvana for mountain lovers. But Everest is more than just a mountain. And the trail to Base Camp more than just a trek. 

You’ll walk among giants and test your limits on this journey on this two-week journey to the top of the world. You’ll revel in the rugged power and majesty of the highest mountain on earth. And you’ll discover just how strong you really are as you climb through the breathtakingly beautiful Himalayas to Everest Base Camp.

If your dreams consist of Sherpas, snow, yaks and yetis, a trek to Everest Base Camp is a journey you need to take. (But less of the yetis, please.)

 

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Where else can you trek remote, rugged mountain trails and witness some of nature’s most spectacular feats, safe in the knowledge that a hot meal awaits you at the end of each day? 

Only on Mount Everest.

That’s where you’ll experience the finest this world can offer in terms of nature and community, thanks to the inimitable hospitality of the people of Nepal. Local, ancient traditions and kindness like you’ve never known await you in the remote mountain villages that you’ll pass on your journey to Everest Base Camp. 

Ever since the tiny mountain nation opened its borders back in the ‘50s, Nepal has held an irresistible allure over millions of travellers. And now you want in on the action too. 

Why wouldn’t you? With iconic mountain scenery and accessible hiking along some of the world’s best-loved climbing trails, your trek to Everest Base Camp will be everything you’re expecting. 

And nothing like you’re expecting at all. 

Seriously, nothing can prepare you for the things you’ll see. Or for the friendships you’ll make. Or the stories you’ll hear. 

But one thing’s for sure. Your life will change the moment you set foot upon Everest and breathe in the possibility ahead of you. 

All that’s required to get you there is some careful planning, a great sense of adventure and a little bit of willpower too. 

You don’t need years of climbing experience behind you to attempt the trek to Base Camp, but it’s worth remembering that you will be walking 4 – 8 hours every day. Throw in the fact that most of that is uphill and at a high altitude, and getting in some uphill practice walks will come naturally. 

Have you got the grit and the guts to accept the challenge and make it to Everest Base Camp? If you’ve read this far, we think you just might. 

 

The Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Fly to Kathmandu

    On the first day, we depart from UK and fly to arrive in Kathmandu.

  • Day 2

    EXPLORING KATHMANDU

    Today is a free day in Kathmandu. Explore the bustling streets of Thamel, head to a tea house, eat freshly-cooked momos or visit one of many Buddhist temples around the city at your leisure.

  • Day 3

    FLY TO LUKLA, TREK TO PHAKDING

    After flying to Lukla, we will start the trek, setting off for a gentle walk to Phakding, a further 3 hours to the North. The trail leads through Lukla, past hotels, shops on to the edge of the Lukla plateau where the trail drops to meet the intersection of the Jiri trail at Chablung.

    From here the trail follows the Dudh Kosi north through the village of Ghat and then finally to Phakding for the overnight stay.

  • Day 4

    TREK TO NAMCHE BAZAAR (3440 M)

    The trail heads beside the Dudh Kosi and continues upstream along the banks to the confluence of the Bhote Kosi and Dudh Kosi. After crossing the large suspension bridge, the trail starts ascending through pine tree forests to reach the distinctive horse-shoe shaped bowl village of Namche Bazar where we will stop overnight.

  • Day 5

    ACCLIMATISATION DAY AT NAMCHE

    Today will be a rest day for acclimatization. Namache is famous for it’s market, so offers some brilliant opportunities to discover the local produce and culture.

    If you rise early, those who go for a climb to the ridge above Namche will be rewarded with the stunning dawn and sunrise over the panorama of the Khumbu peaks.

  • Day 6

    TREK TO THYANGBOCHE (3850M)

    Today we will steadily descend to the Imja river. We will then climb steadily for about 2 hours to Thyangboche Monastery, one of the most beautiful places in the world.

  • Day 7

    TREK TO DINGBOCHE ( 4350M)

    Today we will Trek up the Imja river valley to Pangboche where we will be given the opportunity to visit the Monastery.

    After lunch, the Trek will take us through to the village of Dingboche.

  • Day 8

    ACCLIMATISATION DAY AT DINGBOCHE

    Today is another rest and acclimatization day at Dingboche.

    We will take a short acclimatisation hike up to Chukung (4730m) to a few scattered stone huts that make up the settlement. Along the way, you can enjoy spectacular views of Ama Dablam and the impressive walls of the Nuptse ridge.

  • Day 9

    TREK TO LOBUCHE (4930M)

    Today the aim is to trek around the base of the Khumbu glacier and have a light lunch at Dhugla, before a steep climb to Lobuche village.

  • Day 10

    TREK TO EVEREST BASE (4930M)

    Today we trek to Everest Base Camp.

    Once we reach the base camp we turn around and head back to Gorak Shep for the evening.

  • Day 11

    KALA PATTAR & PANGBOCHE

    For those who want to climb Kala Pattar this morning is the time to do it. With an early start you walk up the hill to Kala Pattar to see the sunrise. You then go back to the tea house for breakfast before making the trek back down the trail to Pangboche.

  • Day 12

    TREK FROM PANGBOCHE TO KHUMJUNG (3790M)

    Trek from Pangboche to Khumjung (3790m).

  • Day 13

    Khumjung to Monjo

    Today we say good bye to our views of Everest, we take the short walk to Namche Bazaar where we will stop for lunch & cake and some last minute shopping! Once we have finished we will head on to Monjo for the night.

  • Day 14

    TREK FROM MONJO TO LUKLA (2800M)

    Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2800m).

  • Day 15

    FLY FROM LUKLA BACK TO KATHMANDU

    After an early breakfast at the lodge, we fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

  • Day 16

    EXPLORING KATHMANDU

    Today is a free day to explore Kathmandu at your leisure.

  • Day 17

    RETURN FLIGHT TO UK

    Today we head to the airport for our return flights back to the UK.

Food and Accomodation for Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Day 1

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 2

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  • Day 3

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  • Day 4

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  • Day 5

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  • Day 6

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  • Day 8

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  • Day 9

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  • Day 10

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  • Day 11

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  • Day 12

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  • Day 14

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  • Day 15

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  • Day 16

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    Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Day 18

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Reviews about the Everest Base Camp Trek trip

Here’s what some of our awesome customers had to say:

“Signed up and hiked EBC in 2018. The trip was very well organised – staff, sherpas & porters were all excellent. I really did have the trip of a lifetime… so much so that I’ve signed up for a second trip back to Nepal through The Bucket List Company, this time to climb Mera Peak.

A big plus for me was having the option to pay off my balance in affordable monthly chunks – otherwise I couldn’t afford trips like this. I also liked having my own individual web portal/log-in where I could access all the details of my trip.”

Gary Creen Everest Base Camp The Bucket List Company Reviews

“Brilliant Everest Base Camp trek with outstanding customer care from start to finish. Loved it so much I’ve just booked a Sahara trek and Kilimanjaro for next year!”

Cerys Bevan Everest Base Camp The Bucket List Company Reviews

“Faultless Everest Base Camp trek in March 2019. When you book a trip on your bucketlist its a once in a lifetime experience and you want to have the best experience ever. 

With the Bucketlist Co. you come to realise that the careful planning and thought that goes into their trips ensures you get the experience you want. The whole trip ran without hiccups and everyone from guides to fellow travellers helped make this the trip it was.

Would not hesitate to recommend this company or book another trip with them in the future.”

Pete Everest Base Camp The Bucket List Company Reviews

“Fantastic trip to Everest basecamp from start to finish. Can’t fault Keith and his team both English and Nepalese for the help and guidance they give throughout the tour. I’m already planning my next trip with the bucket list company. I would 100% recommend them not just for the trip itself but the knowledge and experience you get before, during and after.”

Thomas Michael Lodge Everest Base Camp The Bucket List Company Reviews

“Could not have asked for a better trip . Everest base camp with TBLC was a most memorable epic adventure.”

Brian Taggart Everest Base Camp The Bucket List Company Reviews

I had the pleasure of travelling to Nepal with The Bucket List Company. From attending a training weekend in February right through to our final landing at Heathrow after our trip to base camp in October, everything was thought out and carried out in a non pressurised professional way. I would highly recommend this company to anybody.

Michael Everest Base Camp trek The Bucket List Company Reviews

Everything changes when you climb Everest. Get ready to shut the door on who you used to be, and open the window to the top of world on your trek to Base Camp. 

If fears about fitness have been holding you back, allow us to reassure you. You don’t need to be a marathon runner to reach Everest Base Camp. Pack light, practise properly and chances are you’ll be just fine. 

Acclimatisation is the bigger concern on your journey upon the Goddess of the Sky. But to help keep things as smooth as possible and give you the best chance of reaching Base Camp, you’ll be taking rest days on your Bucket List Co trek. 

Aside from the views and the trekking, you’ll spend time in famous mountain markets, visiting ancient settlements and enjoying the magnificent, silent sunsets that only exist in this monumental place.  

And you’ll bookend the trek with a day’s exploring the bustling streets of Kathmandu. Drink in the strange mix of calm, culture and chaos in the Capital, sipping refreshing brews in traditional teahouses or munching fresh momos on the street. 

There’s more to a Bucket List Co. journey to Everest Base Camp than just trekking, after all.  

So if you want to witness the ancient traditions, beautiful forests, glacial moraines and formidable foothills hidden away in this tiny mountain nation…

If you’re ready to break a sweat on your way to Base Camp, with the support of dedicated trekking staff to help you every step of the way…

And if you want to find out how it really feels to stand on top of the world and say “I’ve made it”…

Then your journey to Everest Base Camp awaits you in Nepal. 

Check out the itinerary, chuck any questions you have in our direction, book your spot and get ready to tick an incredible experience off your Bucket List. 

If you don’t do it now, will you ever? 

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  • 01/10/2022
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    £1799
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    Booking fee: £200 Non-refundable & not included in the total cost of this trip.

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  • 02/11/2022 1 Spaces available
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    Single payment: £1799

    Single payment: £

    Monthly payments: £599.67 x 3

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    Price is per adult in a twin share room

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    From an extra £200
    This applies to stays in all hotels whilst on your trip. This does not always apply whilst you are trekking. Please contact us for more details.
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  • 17/04/2023 9 Spaces available
    £1850
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    £231.25 x 8

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    Monthly payments: £231.25 x 8

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    Price is per adult in a twin share room

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    From an extra £200
    This applies to stays in all hotels whilst on your trip. This does not always apply whilst you are trekking. Please contact us for more details.
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  • 02/10/2023 1 Spaces available
    £1850
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    £132.14 x 14

    Booking fee: £200 Non-refundable & not included in the total cost of this trip.

    Payment options:

    Single payment: £1850

    Single payment: £

    Monthly payments: £132.14 x 14

    Monthly payments: £0.00 x 14

    Price is per adult in a twin share room

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    From an extra £200
    This applies to stays in all hotels whilst on your trip. This does not always apply whilst you are trekking. Please contact us for more details.
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  • 30/03/2024 14 Spaces available
    £1900
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    £100.00 x 19

    Booking fee: £200 Non-refundable & not included in the total cost of this trip.

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    Single payment: £1900

    Single payment: £

    Monthly payments: £100.00 x 19

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    Price is per adult in a twin share room

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    From an extra £200
    This applies to stays in all hotels whilst on your trip. This does not always apply whilst you are trekking. Please contact us for more details.
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  • 07/10/2024 14 Spaces available
    £1900
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    £73.08 x 26

    Booking fee: £200 Non-refundable & not included in the total cost of this trip.

    Payment options:

    Single payment: £1900

    Single payment: £

    Monthly payments: £73.08 x 26

    Monthly payments: £0.00 x 26

    Price is per adult in a twin share room

    Want your own room?

    From an extra £200
    This applies to stays in all hotels whilst on your trip. This does not always apply whilst you are trekking. Please contact us for more details.
    This applies to stays in all hotels whilst on your trip. This does not always apply whilst you are trekking. Please contact us for more details.

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