Everest Luxury Trek

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Everest Luxury Trek
Everest Luxury Trek Highlights
  • Trekking to Everest Base camp stay at Luxury accommodation
  • Helicopter back to Lukla from Everest Base Camp and fly back with regular flight to Kathmadnu 
    6 Days trekking with one day acclimatization on the way before reaching at Everest Base Camp. Fly back to Lukla by Heli after doing Kalapathar and Everest base Camp instead of trekking back on same way. Stay at luxury lodges on the way of trekking. The best available guest houses where luxurious lodges are not available. Total 12 days trekking itinerary covers arrival departure days, sightseeing in UNESCO heritage sites inside Kathmandu valley which is a day rest after your trekking in Kathmandu. Everest Trek itinerary we provide is always possible to customize as per your interest.  

Everest Luxury trek is possible with staying in luxury guest houses on the way.6 days short trekking itinerary reach at Everest Base Camp and return by heli flight to Lukla instead of same way trekking back. Your adventure trekking starts from adventurous 35 minutes flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. After the flight you land at richest divers’ land, flora fauna, scenic landscape, cultural villages and peoples. Walking first day to Phakding is about 4 hours easy walking. Phakding to Namche feel to stars Everest Base Camp trekking as it involve serious uphill at the end of the day. Famous and chilling suspension bridges, walking same trails of heavy carried Yaks and explore first Everest view before reaching Namche Bazzar. One extra night stay at Namche 3,440 miters is to reach Everest view point, walking to Khumjung village which is more helpful to acclimatize your body. One of the holiest place in Khumbu valley Tengboche is on the way Everest Base Camp for a night stay. It has an impressive monastery. If you planning your trek during October to November months, you might catch special ceremonies Mani Rimdu festival in this monastery. Special pray here by Buddhist monks every morning and evening, you are welcome to join.

Dingboche, Lobuche are small villages to cross before reaching Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar. Gorakhshep is the last lodge to overnight from where we hike to Everest Base Camp. Another early in the morning strong uphill hike to Kalapathar (5,545 meters) is the tough part of the trekking. Massive Mount Everest, Best sunrise and other spectacular mountains will be just at in front of you from this point. Trekking to Kalapathar is about 2 hours trek reaching at top before sunrise. After memorial hike and after reaching at base camp of world’s highest peak mount Everest we fly back to Lukla by helicopter. One night at Lukla to catch next day early morning flight to Kathmandu. We may have chance to get flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla in the same day after return from EBC by Heli, depend on current situation and availability. Plan also have option to continue fly by same helicopter till Kathmandu. The way of Luxury Everest Trek also provides a personal caring guide and supporter.  

Nepal Highland Treks designed this luxury and short Everest Base Camp Trekking plan with enough time to explore one of the famous region, mountain and mountain peoples. Luxury lodges are available in lower part of the trekking like Phakding, Namche. As you trek higher altitude region, standard of accommodation is in local guest houses where we look for best available. Trekking with our export guide and experience porter who are fit in this altitude trek.

Everest Luxury Trek Itinerary
  • Day 01:Arrival at Tribhuban International airport of Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel and Overnight 1350m
  • Day 02:Fly to Lukla (2,860m) and trek to Phakding (2,652m) 3/4 hours. Overnight at tea house
  • Day 03:Trek Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440m) 6/7 Hours. Overnight at tea house
  • Day 04:Acclimatization at Namche. Hike to Everest view hotel (3,880m) and back to Namche for overnight
  • Day 05:Trek Namche to Tengboche (3,860m) 5/6 hours. Overnight at tea house
  • Day 06:Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m) 5/6 hours. Overnight at tea house
  • Day 07:Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m) 4/5 hours. Overnight at tea house
  • Day 08:Trek Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,360) and back to Gorakhshep (5,180m) for overnight. 7/8 hours
  • Day 09:Climb Kalapathar at early in the morning (5,545m) and trek down to Gorakhshep for breakfast. Fly with Helicopter to Lukla and Overnight
  • Day 10:Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Rest
  • Day 11:An extra day in Kathmandu. Relax or choose your activities
  • Day 12:Departure and farewell
  • Day 01:Arrival at Tribhuban International airport of Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel and Overnight 1350m

    Representative from Nepal Highland Treks pick up you from International airport and transfer to the Hotel. We will discuss about your trip and check your trekking gears. Overnight at Hotel

  • Day 02:Fly to Lukla (2,860m) and trek to Phakding (2,652m) 3/4 hours. Overnight at tea house

    Early in the morning we drive to domestic airport for your flight to Lukla. It is early morning flight about 35 minutes. Scenic flight with tiny aircraft takes off you at Hillary airport (Lukla). Introduce with your porter. After managing your luggage, start walking toward Phakding. The trail follows the bank of the Dudhkoshi River. Easy and flat walking takes only around 4 hours. 

  • Day 03:Trek Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440m) 6/7 Hours. Overnight at tea house

    After your breakfast start trekking to Namche Bazar (Biggest town in Everest region). We pass big suspension bring at the beginning. Than our trail become slightly up hills. Route is passing through alpine forest along with Dudhkoshi River. We also pass Benkar village, Monjo village and jorsalle on the way. After having our lunch, we start tough up hills walking and reach Namche.

  • Day 04:Acclimatization at Namche. Hike to Everest view hotel (3,880m) and back to Namche for overnight

    It is acclimatization day and we take hiking tour around. Hike to Everest view hotel and Khumjung village. Visit local monasteries and Hillary school. It is pleasant day to have your lunch at Khumjung village with front view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Amadablam and others. Come back to Namche. Walking around in Namche get more refresh

  • Day 05:Trek Namche to Tengboche (3,860m) 5/6 hours. Overnight at tea house

    We trek an easy way with front view of panoramic mountain up to Phunki Thanga, small River side village. From here, trekking route start to be up hills. It contains some of the major ascend toward Tengboche. Tengboche is famous with Tengboche monastery and it is one of the largest monastery in Everest region. Monastery open from 3 pm and it is good visit at their evening chanting by lamas

  • Day 06:Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m) 5/6 hours. Overnight at tea house

    Trekking through Rhododendron forest reach at Deboche village. After Diboche valley reach at Pangboche village which is having biggest settlement of Sherpa peoples. We still have good view of Mount Everest, Lhotse and Amadablam. Trekking trail than follow through upper Pangboche for exploring an oldest pangboche monastery. After walking some minor ascends, we can see picturesque village of Dingboche with beautiful potato fields.  

  • Day 07:Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m) 4/5 hours. Overnight at tea house

    It is short hiking at high altitude. We start after your breakfast in Dingboche. After walking around three hours in wide valley we reach at Duglha. You’re walking than reach some tough ascending. You may feel hard to breathe as it is thinner air in high altitude. You will reach Lobuche. Lobushe is small settlement with fewer tea houses only. You have to be prepared with chilly night.

  • Day 08:Trek Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,360) and back to Gorakhshep (5,180m) for overnight. 7/8 hours

    Day of reaching at base camp of highest peak of the earth, you are at the day of reaching your dream. It is better to start trekking as earlier as possible after your breakfast. The trekking trail to Everest Base Camp is not hard but it is continuously ascending and descending at glacier rocky trail. Everest base Camp is extremely beautiful. Panaromic Mountains including Everest is surroundings. We will come up to near from Khumbu Glacier and see icefall from slopes of Mount Everest. We than come back to Gorakhshep for our overnight

  • Day 09:Climb Kalapathar at early in the morning (5,545m) and trek down to Gorakhshep for breakfast. Fly with Helicopter to Lukla and Overnight

    We prepare with our small bag with hot drinking water and some nuts. It is about one and half hours climbing. When we start, it is dark and chilly. Get sunrise view and panoramic mountain views which is probably the best view ever in this trekking. We come down to Gorakhshep and have breakfast. We than fly back to Lukla with Helicopter. If it is available and able, we fly back to Katharine with regular flight or stay overnight in Lukla for next day morning flight. 

  • Day 10:Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Rest

    Fly early in the morning from Lukla to Kathmandu. You can view Scenic Mountain and green hills from tiny flight. Drive from Kathmandu domestic airport and check in hotel. Nepal Highland Treks invite you to have together dinner in typical Nepali cultural restaurant. Share your experience of Everest Base camp trekking Helicopter back 

  • Day 11:An extra day in Kathmandu. Relax or choose your activities

    A reserve day in Kathmandu is for relaxing after your long days trekking. You still can choose some other activities around Kathmandu valley. Otherwise you have good walking around Thamel to have shopping souvenirs for your relative and friends.  

  • Day 12:Departure and farewell

    It is normally to be at International airport 3 hours before your flight time. It only takes 20 minutes drive to reach Airport from Thamel. We manage transportation for your final departure

Cost Details
  • Airport picks up and drops arrangement
  • 3 Nights 5 star accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with Guide, transpoirtation and entrance fees  
  • Everest Trekking permit and TIMS card
  • Flight ticket of Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in luxury tea house on twin sharing during trekking, best available where luxury lodges are not available
  • Three times foods during trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) including tea and coffee  
  • An English speaking trekking guide and supporter (2 peoples = 1 supporter) with their foods, accommodation, insurance, equipment
  • Helicopter fly back from Gorakhshep (near Everest Base Camp) to Lukla
  • Emergency rescue management, First Aid kit
  • Duffel bag to put your stuffs and handover it to Porter
  • Warm down sleeping bag in returnable base if you need 
  • One evening dinner at authentic Nepali cultural restaurant
  • Government taxes and official service charge 
  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Bar bills, soft drinks/ bottled drinks
  • Personal equipment
  • Personal insurance, medical expenses
  • Cost of emergency rescue in case of need
  • Nepal entry visa (USD 30 per person for a 15 days which is enough for you, USD 40 for a month multiple visa, USD 100 per person for 3 months multiple visa) you can get on arrival visa.
  • International air fair to and from Nepal 
  • Extra activities mentioned than in our itinerary and cost including
  • Tipping to staffs 
Price & Availability

If our set departure dates are not convenient for you, you may choose your private departures by selecting your own convenient date. These types of departure are best suited to couples, families, charity and small groups of friends. Customized itinerary are available as per your travel need.

Useful Information

Best time to plan for Everest base camp trekking

Month of March-May and October-December months are most suitable times to visit Everest Base Camp. And whilst you’ll have to contend with plenty of other trekkers on the route, the weather in these months provides clear skies, hardly any rainfall and spectacular views of the peak and the stars that make all the effort worthwhile.

Packing list

You do not need to bring whole equipments from your home country. Good trekking equipments with reasonable cost are available in Kathmandu. We can suggest you to buy those after we check it in hotel before starting of trekking. Representative from Nepal Highland Treks, your guide can provide you good suggestion. Our itinerary has enough time to be prepared with your proper equipment. 

Clothing List

Round cap to protect from sun during sunny day
Warm head cover cap to protect from cold and wind
Muff to cover mouth from heavy wind and cold
1 pair warm inner thermal and inner trouser
1 pair warm outer trouser
1 pair warm wind proof warm outer trouser
One pair light and warm jacket or sweeter
One pair down jacket
One pair wind proof jacket
2 pairs light shocks
2 pair warm thick shocks
1 pair light shoe or sandal
1 pair warm trekking shoes 
2 pairs light trouser or half paint for walking during day and hot temperature
3 to 4 pairs of light t-shirt
Warm glove
Rain coat (cover body and backpack)
20 litter polar bag for trekking, carrying yourself (Trekking bag pack)
Duffel bag to hand over with your goods to our Porter, Nepal Highland Treks can provide you once you are in Kathmadu. You can come with your suitcase and deposit it in your hotel 
Down Sleeping bag with its Inner *     (* = Nepal Highland Treks provide in returnable based)

Other accessories

Head lamp with enough battery
Camera and its battery
Battery charger
Trekking stick
Phone and charger
lip care
Sun cream
Toilet papers
Hand wash lotion
Thoth brush add paste
Washing shop and bath shampoo
Quick dry towel

First Aid Kit Medicines

In every trekking package, our guide will carry first aid kit box containing medicines of anti altitude, anti Diarrhea, pain relief, Antibiotic, anti cold, anti vomiting, anti headache, fever, bandages, handplast and anti septic lotion . If you are taking any regular medicine that is compulsory to bring yourself.

Nepal Visa, trekking Permits and Money

Foreigners can obtain Nepali visa on arrival in Nepal. USD 30 for 15 days, USD 50 for a month multiple visa. You also can get this visa from online. You can go through http://nepalimmigration.gov.np/ web and look for online Nepali visa application page.
Permits are obtain by Nepal Highland Treks. We only need you passport scan copy at the time of your trip confirmation. There will be Everest National park permit and fees of local province.

Regarding money/ Currency 

You have to carry all Nepali rupees cash from Kathmandu for your extra pay during trekking. Local lodges are not having any facilities paying by cards and Bank or ATM machine are not available on the way trekking.     

Everest Luxury Trek FAQs

  • During the Everest Luxury Trek, you will have the privilege of staying in comfortable and well-appointed luxury lodges for most of the journey. These lodges provide cozy rooms, hot showers, and delicious meals. However, in some remote and higher-altitude areas where luxury lodges is not available, you'll still stay in the best available local guesthouses. These guesthouses provide basic but clean and comfortable accommodations, allowing you to experience the local culture and hospitality. After Dingboche, Lobuche and the Gorakhshep are the places where your stay will be in simple lodge.

  • Acclimatization is a crucial aspect of the trek to prevent altitude sickness. The itinerary of the Everest Luxury Trek includes strategically placed acclimatization days. One of these days is spent in Namche Bazaar 3440meters, allowing your body to adapt to the higher altitude. Additionally, you'll embark on an excursion to Everest View Hotel 3880 meters and Khumjung village. This gradual ascent helps your body acclimatize more effectively, reducing the risk of altitude-related issues. If you are very much lower altitude, it is also suggest to have another acclimatization day in Dingbuche 4410 meters.

  • The cost of the Everest Luxury Trek is comprehensive and covers various aspects of your trip. It includes airport transfers, three nights of 5-star accommodation in Kathmandu, permits for trekking in the Everest region, domestic flights to and from Lukla, accommodation in luxury lodges during the trek, all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek, the services of an experienced English-speaking trekking guide and porter, a helicopter flight back from Gorakhshep near Everest Base Camp, emergency rescue management, a duffel bag for your belongings, and more. It also covers government taxes and official service charges.

  • You do not need to carry all your trekking equipment from your home country. Kathmandu offers a wide range of good-quality trekking gear at reasonable prices. Once you arrive in Kathmandu, you'll have the opportunity to consult with your guide and the trekking company, and they can assist you in purchasing or renting any necessary equipment based on your specific needs and the current weather conditions.

  • Your packing list should include essential items such as warm clothing, including thermal layers and a down jacket, a raincoat, comfortable and sturdy trekking shoes, a daypack for carrying your daily essentials, a headlamp with spare batteries, a camera with extra batteries and chargers, toiletries, and any personal medications you may require. Additionally, it's a good idea to bring a quick-dry towel and a comprehensive first-aid kit, as well as some cash in Nepali rupees for expenses during the trek. A detailed packing list will be provided in the itinerary to help you prepare adequately for the journey.

  • Yes, travel insurance is mandatory for the Everest Luxury Trek. It's essential to have comprehensive travel insurance that covers emergency medical evacuation, trip cancellations, and other unforeseen circumstances. The remote and high-altitude nature of the trek makes insurance crucial for your safety and peace of mind. Make sure to review your insurance policy to ensure it provides adequate coverage for trekking in Nepal and at high altitudes. Your trekking company may request proof of insurance before the trek begins.

  • Accommodations along the trek are in local tea houses. These tea houses offer basic yet comfortable rooms with twin-sharing arrangements and attached bathrooms in most cases. While the facilities may be simple, they provide a cozy and authentic experience in the mountains, allowing you to immerse yourself in the local culture and hospitality. Since the itinerary is at the low region of Everest trekking, accommodation category you can choose are tourist standard, semi deluxe and super deluxe guest houses in entire overnights.

Client Reviews

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