Everest base camp Luxury Trek is all about an adventurous journey to the Everest region in the most luxurious way possible. Why compromise with luxury when you already have the option to get it? Yes, the Everest base camp luxury trek is all about experiencing the comforts along with walking into the dreamland of every travel lover and adventure seeker – Everest region. As you walk through the trail that passes through Sagarmatha National Park, you will be rewarded with some awesome views of snow-clad mountains like Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Thamserku. Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Everest, and many more in Everest base camp luxury trek.
The Everest base camp luxury trek starts with a grand welcome in Dwarika’s hotel in Kathmandu. It is a boutique-style, five-star category heritage hotel that is best known for its artistic designs and royal hospitality. You can have a wonderful time in the hotel with fine dining along with various other offerings like a spa, gym, swimming pool, and many more. After an excellent time at Dwarika’s, you will be escorted to Kathmandu airport for a flight to Lukla. From Lukla, you set for an adventurous journey that goes through dense forests, attractive Sherpa villages, and Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to many rare species of floras and faunas.
Everest base camp luxury trek further extends to Namche Bazaar and Tengboche. In Namche, you can enjoy the vibrancy of the town, and in Tengboche, you can enjoy the spiritual vibes at the monastery. What’s common, is the views of mountains that soar above the skyline and the luxurious accommodation at your service. A view from Everest View Hotel offers some astounding close views of the mountains in the Everest region. Similarly, Tengboche is the perfect location for mountain views! Mt. Ama Dablam rises just above the monastery and other mountains in the backdrop, isn’t it amazing?
So, come along and enjoy the luxury amenities throughout your trek to the Everest region with the Everest base camp luxury trek. It is one of the best experiences of a lifetime.
The first day marks your arrival day in Kathmandu. Clear all the visa requirements and customs clearance, if any, at the arrival section of the airport. As you come out, you will find a representative from World Alpine Treks waiting for you holding a board with your name. You will then be transferred to your hotel (Dwarika’s Hotel) in Kathmandu. The representative will shortly inform you about the plans ahead.
On the second day, you will be headed to the domestic terminal of Tribhuwan airport for a flight to Lukla. The flight to Lukla in itself is an enriching experience where you will be able to enjoy some wonderful views of mountains. As you land in Lukla, you will meet our other crew members at the airport. From Lukla, we walk down through the trail along with hotels and lodges to Dudhkoshi River. We cross a long suspension bridge over the river and follow a path that takes us to Phakding. We stay at Yeti Mountain Home in Phakding for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
We wake up early and enjoy our breakfast. Then we follow our trail that goes through an undulating path up and down via traditional villages, fields, and rhododendron forests. We gradually ascend and enter into Sagarmatha National Park with magnificent views of Mt. Thamserku on sight. We pass villages like Jorsale and Monjo on the way to Namche. Namche Bazaar is an old but lively Sherpa village. It is a gateway to all the trekking routes that go to the Everest region. There are many vibrant shops, cyber cafes, restaurants, hotels, and lodge at this time. Namche bazaar never rests. It always gets a lot of visitors and is always crowded. We stay at Yeti Mountain Home in Namche for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
The narrow street of Namche is always crowded. Do not get surprised if the yak bells and other horns wake you up. Today, we follow a trail that leads us to Tashinga. We pass an interesting way full of chortens, mani walls and prayer flags enhanced with some striking views of mountains like Kwangde, Thamserku, Kangtega, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, etc. Tonight, we stay at an Everest Summit Hotel in Tashinga. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Today, we leave the hotel and take a trail that descends down along the Hamlet of Phunki Tenga that lies just beside the Dudh Koshi river. From the river, we cross a suspension bridge over the river and take a trail that goes diagonally up towards the famous – Tengboche monastery. It is the largest monastery in the entire Khumbu region. The monastery not just renowned for its spiritual values but the views of mountains that the surrounding of the monastery offers are simply awesome. Maybe that is the reason why the monastery is also considered as a vantage point in the Everest region. After exploring the places around the monastery, we return back to our hotel in Tashinga for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Leaving Tashinga, we trek down to the village of Khumjung. At first, our trail gently climbs up and opens up to the village of Khumjung. At Khumjung, we visit a local educational center, Khumjung monastery, and Kunde hospital. From Khumjung, we further head towards the village of Mende. The surrounding of this village is very pleasing and calming. We stop at the village and enjoy the splendor of Mt. Thamserku, Kongde Ri, Mt. Kusum Kanguru, and Kang Taiga around. Tonight, we stay at Everest Summit Hotel in Mende for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Today, we head for another excursion to Thame village. Thame is a beautiful Sherpa village that lies at the end of the Khumbu valley. The village is very traditional and is untouched by any kind of modernization unlike other touristic places in the Khumbu region. We can interact with locals and get some insights on people, their culture, tradition, and lifestyle. After exploring the village, we return to our hotel in Mende. Tonight, we stay at Everest Summit Hotel in Mende for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Today, we leave the village of Mende and walk back through the dense forests of rhododendron and pine to Phakding. On the way back, we can get some wonderful sights in the mountains. Upon arrival, we stay at Yeti Mountain Home in Phakding for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Today, we further descend down to Lukla. We take a well-paved path along with the forests of rhododendron to Lukla. On the way, we can explore the villages and get some insights on local people, their culture, tradition, and lifestyle. The views of Kusum Kanguru will accompany us throughout the way. We stay at a Yeti Mountain Home in Lukla for the night. (Inclusive of Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
We take a return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel room at Dwarika’s in Kathmandu. You can relax in your room for the rest of the day. (Inclusive of Breakfast)
Before a few hours of your scheduled flight, you will be transferred to the international terminal of Tribhuwan International airport. (Inclusive of Breakfast)
On a luxury trek to Everest Base Camp, you can stay in a 5-star hotel in Kathmandu and comfortable lodges and teahouses equipped with modern amenities such as hot showers, plush beds, and Wi-Fi. Some of the luxury options even offer spa treatments and yoga classes.
The best time to go on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is from March to May and from September to November.
The cost of the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek varies depending on the tour operator and the level of luxury you opt for. However, it usually ranges from $2500 to $6000.
The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is a moderate to challenging trek that involves hiking for 5 to 6 hours a day, with some steep ascents and descents.
Altitude sickness is a concern on any trek in the Everest region, including the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek. However, with proper acclimatization and preparation, you can minimize the risk.
The maximum altitude reached on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is 5,545 meters (18,192 feet) at Kala Patthar.
The highlights of the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek include stunning mountain views, Sherpa culture, Buddhist monasteries, and the thrill of standing at the base of Mount Everest.
The food on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is usually a mix of Nepali, Indian, and Western cuisine, with a focus on fresh ingredients and local specialties.
Transportation on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek usually includes domestic flights, private vehicles, and porters to carry your luggage.
Group sizes on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek can vary depending on the tour operator, but they usually range from 2 to 20 people.
Yes, you will need a tourist visa to enter Nepal, which can be obtained upon arrival at the airport or through the Nepalese embassy in your home country.
Yes, travel insurance is mandatory for the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek and should cover medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and evacuation.
Yes, the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is generally safe if you follow the guidelines of your tour operator and take the necessary precautions for altitude sickness.
The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek offers more comfortable accommodations, personalized services, and finer dining options than the standard Everest Base Camp Trek.
Children above the age of 12 who are physically fit and mentally prepared can go on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek.
You do not need to be an experienced hiker, but it is recommended that you have some hiking experience and are physically fit.
Most lodges on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek have charging stations, but you should bring a portable charger or power bank as a backup.
Most lodges on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek have Western-style toilets and hot showers, but some lodges may only have basic facilities.
Tipping is not mandatory, but it is customary to tip your guide, porter, and other staff members based on their service and performance.
The weather on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek can be unpredictable and can range from warm and sunny to cold and snowy.
The best way to prepare for the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is to maintain a regular exercise routine, practice hiking with a backpack, and acclimatize to high altitudes.
You should consult with your doctor before going on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek if you have a medical condition, and inform your tour operator in advance.
There is limited cell phone coverage on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek, but most lodges have Wi-Fi access for a fee.
Yes, you can rent gear such as sleeping bags, trekking poles, and down jackets from your tour operator or from shops in Kathmandu.
Basic medical facilities are available at some lodges on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek, but it is recommended that you bring your own first aid kit.
You should pack warm and comfortable clothing that can withstand cold temperatures and wind, as well as rain gear and sturdy hiking boots.