Everest High Passes

...we shouldn't finish without mentioning admiration for the endlessly busy Mr Lama. He like all World Expeditions staff we met, was very charming and knowledgable, this characteristic seems to be a requirement for employment with the company

anon. | Kentucky, USA

Everest Base Camp & Kala Pattar

Our trek to the base of Mount Everest will surpass your expectations. We ascend in true expedition style savouring the quintessential trekking experience with our guides, crew and porters as we trek to the base of the world's highest mountain. Our carefully devised itinerary reflects our proven track record, with time for safe acclimatisation - the key to any successful trek in the Everest region. Our trail leads through the famous villages of Namche and Khumjung as well as Thyangboche monastery that reflect the renowned Sherpa culture. We include ascents to Kala Pattar (5545m) from where our guides will point out the classic climbing routes to the summit. A foray is also included to Everest Base Camp from where expeditions prepare to climb the world's highest peak. All nights are spent in our exclusive private eco campsites and handpicked eco lodges.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Kathmandu
DAY 2 In Kathmandu, sightseeing Kathmandu Valley
DAYS 3/4 Fly to Lukla, commence trek through Sherpa villages
DAYS 5/6 Arrive Namche Bazaar, rest and acclimatise with an optional walk to the pretty village of Khumjung
DAYS 7/8 Trek to Dingboche via Thyangboche Monastery
DAY 9 Rest and acclimatise in Dingboche
DAY 10 Slowly ascend through yak pastures to Khumbu Glacier
DAYS 11/12 Ascend Kala Pattar (5545m) to gain uninterrupted views of Everest (8848m) & trek to Everest Base Camp
DAYS 13/15 Return trek via Namche to Monjo
DAY 16 Return to Lukla
DAY 17 Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
DAY 18 In Kathmandu, trip concludes

traveller reviews

I would highly recommend the Everest Base Camp trek and the World Expeditions team who could not have done more to look after us. The standard of the food and the permanent campsites surpassed my expectations. This was my first trekking trip overseas and I travelled alone, but my travel companions soon made me feel very at home. Our leader Prasant was superb, it is a big responsibility taking a group of people above 5,000 metres but we were very well looked after and he quietly monitored all of us. When a member of the team became ill he needed to make a tough decision but he did it with compassion and made the right call. The scenery is fantastic but at times testing as you get above 4,000 meters but that is where the challenge comes in. This was an amazing experience and one I will treasure for the rest of my life. I look forward to my next adventure and will certainly book with World Expeditions again.
Congratulations on a very professional company with a great team, work ethic and being a company that cares.

S. Pinto. Birmingham, UK

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Trip Code: EBC
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  18 days
Activities:  Trekking
Next Trip:  14 December 2015
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price: £1,390.00 GBP

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Internal flights valued at: $352 USD
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