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Mount Everest Base Camp
October 202215-day trip
- Base Camp of Mount Everest
- We will hike around 80 miles in 14 days and start at a little over 9,000 feet and ascend all the way to base camp 17,500 feet!
- Although the trip is geared toward teenagers we are also allowing young adults and adults to trek with us as well! If you are younger than 16 you must be accompanied by a parent.
On this amazing adventure we will hike over 75 miles and climb close to 18,000 feet over a 14 day period! Are you ready for the challenge?
Our Everest base camp trek is the adventure of a lifetime, a journey for those whose dreams soar higher than even the clouds. Miles from cars, conveniences, and daily luxuries, you'll saturate your spirit in natural beauty, God’s creations, and stretch your personal endurance beyond what you thought possible. The path begins in ancient Kathmandu, where you'll acclimate and explore the city at your leisure while anticipating your ascent. Your trek to Everest Base Camp at 17,5985 feet (over 3.5 miles!) to the base of the world's tallest mountain will bring you over suspension bridges spanning chasms of thin air, through hidden Buddhist monasteries, and into the heart of the warm, rugged Sherpa culture. As you travel alongside thrillseekers and photographers from all over the globe, you'll spy Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu - three of Earth's 10 tallest peaks! You'll rest easy at night in cozy, traditional teahouses knowing that we’ve hired experienced, knowledgeable guides and porters are there to ensure the safest, most enjoyable, most fascinating experience possible. You'll support local economies, discover hidden strengths in yourself, and make both friends and memories that will last a lifetime. What are you waiting for?
Our trek package is pretty much all inclusive once you arrive in Nepal. We provide airport shuttles, the first and last night’s hotel in Kathmandu, round trip Lukla flights, accommodation and all the meals while trekking, porters for carrying gear, as well as park permits and fees. We handle everything from once we’ve arrive in Kathmandu until we are ready to depart after our trek.
The only additional expenses you'll need are your visa on arrival, travel insurance (we require a policy that covers evacuation up to 6000 meters), and a tip for your guide and porter team. Of course, if you want snacks on the trail or to connect to wifi at the tea house, these kinds of services have a small additional charge as well.
This trip will be geared towards helping teenagers and young adults grow closer to God and connect with those on the trip! Although the trip is geared toward teenagers we are also allowing young adults and adults to trek with us as well! If you are younger than 16 you must be accompanied by a parent. This will truly be a trip of a lifetime!!
Included in the price
All the Meals on the Trek and Kathmandu
Fully-licensed, English-speaking guide
Porter service on the Trek
Accommodation in Kathmandu
Round-trip airfare between Kathmandu and Lukla
Accommodation while trekking
Everest trekking permit and TIMS (traveler security) Card, All Taxes and Fees
Not Included in the price
Sleeping Bag ($20) and Down Jacket ($15) rental if needed.
We require travel insurance that covers evacuation of over 6000 meters.
Nepal Visa is $30 for 15 days or $50 for 30 days.
We suggest a tip of about 100-200$
We don't include drinking water. It can be purchased on the trek for between $1 and $4 a bottle (it gets more expensive at higher elevations). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu for around $2 and treat the water (our guide will help us find the good places to fill our water bottles).
The other things not included on the trek are Wifi, charging batteries, and hot showers. Wifi is available in some tea houses for $5 to $7 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $5 and charging costs about $2 an hour or $5 for a full charge.
We can’t wait to experience this mountain with you!
*Travel Insurance Required
- Mount Everest Base Camp
- 15 Day/14 Nights
- Food Included
- Adventures Included
What to Expect...
Trip Itinerary & FAQ's
Day 1 Kathmandu: Arrival Day - Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft
Day 2 Kathmandu To Lukla Flight (Start Trek) - Altitude: 2,800m/9184ft (Lukla) & 2,652m/8,698ft (Phakding) Walking Distance: 8km(3-4 hours)
Day 3 Phakding To Namche Bazaar - Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft Walking Distance: 10-12km (5-6 hours)
Day 4 Namche Bazaar: Rest And Acclimatization Day - Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft
Day 5 Namche Bazaar To Phortse - Altitude: 3,700m/12,1390ft Walking Distance: 10km (6 hours)
Day 6 Phortse To Dingboche - Altitude: 4,400m/14,435ft Walking Distance: 11km (6 hours)
Day 7 Dingboche: Rest And Acclimatization Day - Altitude: 4,400m/14,435ft
Day 8 Dingboche To Lobuche - Altitude: 4,900m/16,076ft Walking Distance: 11-12 km (6-7 hours)
Day 9 Lobuche To Gorakshep And Everest Base Camp, EBC To Gorekshep - Altitude: 5180m/16,994ft (Gorakshep) & 5364m/17598 (EBC) Walking Distance: 15km (6-8 hours)
Day 10 Gorekshep To Kalapathar And Pheriche - Altitude: 5,545m/18,192ft (Kalapathar) & 4,320m/14,173ft (Pheriche) Walking Distance: 12-13km (5-6 hours)
Day 11 Pheriche To Namche - Altitude: 3,440m/11,284ft Walking Distance: 13-15km (7-8 hours)
Day 12 Namche To Phakding And Lukla (Last Day Of Trekking) - Altitude: 2,800m/9,184ft Walking Distance: 16km (6-7 hours)
Day 13 Lukla To Kathmandu Flight (Farewell Dinner) - Altitude: 1350m/4428ft Flight time: 35 min
Day 14 Kathmandu: Last Day of Program - Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft
dayEach morning we will begin with scripture study and each night will be filled with actual firesides around the fire. Our focus will be to help the participants learn how they hear God’s voice! Not only will each participant come home with an increased relationship with God but also with countless friends that will help them stay strong in the gospel of Jesus Christ
When: Wednesday June 5th - Saturday June 8th
4 day 3 night backpacking/hiking experience