Everest Base Camp Trek

Trek to the world highest base camp and get live Mt. Everest 8848m in front of you.

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Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Trekking Information

Everest Base Camp Trek loves to be associated with a human mind which always thinks this trek is higher than others. They are the ones who love to do this trek. This is also the trek that deserves to come in the category of the greatest holidays. To some extent, you follow the footsteps of the greatest mountaineers of the world below the world’s tallest mountain. When you say you are in the Everest Region, others will look at you as an achiever. The region is not only home to mountains, but also home to the most beautiful sceneries of the world.

Everest Base Camp Trek becomes interesting as soon as you hear the names of the 8000 m peaks, such as Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho-Oyu. When you see these as well as Everest from Kalapathar, the best viewpoint of the Everest Region, you will be in a different world than you had imagined sometimes in your life.

The culture of the Everest Region is noticeable because of the hospitable service of the Sherpa People. As you meet these friendly people and walk a scenic trekking trail, you will become very happy about choosing the Everest Base Camp Trek. This is the trekking trail where the world’s greatest mountaineers had walked, and this is also the trail where you are walking.

Trekking in the Everest Region

Before you begin the trek, you have to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. The flight comes under the category of the scenic flight, and what natural scenes you see throughout the trek, after this, will remain on the back of your brain forever. The trekking trail takes you to the most beautiful villages, including small villages and big villages. The biggest one is Namche. On the way, you come across the Sherpa people, and you will be in the Sagarmatha National Park. The park is also home to the forest of the rhododendron, birch, and pine. It also has hospitals in Khunde and Pheriche which look after the trekkers suffering from the altitude mountain sickness. You can also go to these hospitals for minor treatments.

As you are walking upward and downhill, you do come across lodges and guesthouses which are well-managed and provide the best food and accommodation. From the base camp, you retrace the trekking trail to reach Lukla from where you fly back to Kathmandu and enjoy the beautiful view of the mountain ranges once again.

When you are going to do the Everest Base Camp Trek, please come to Nepal with extra days of 2 or 4 because Lukla airport is sometimes affected by bad weather. This will delay as well as cancel your flight. See our Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary; you can customize it according to your requirements. For the best customization, contact us at info@travelmaxguide.com

Best Trekking Months for the Everest Base Camp Trek:

January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November, and December are some of the best trekking months. For more information, visit our page Best Trekking Months.

Accommodation

In Kathmandu, you are going to stay at the 3-star category hotel (Value). During trekking, you will spend your night in a tea house. The tea house is a lodge or a guest house. The tea house is an old name for a lodge because trekkers and climbers gave this name 40 years ago. After all, it used to sell only tea then. Now they also sell meals as well as provide bedrooms for the trekkers and climbers. The old name tea house is still used by the trekking agencies in Nepal. Hence, the name tea house trek. Tea house differs from village to village where you are going to spend your night. Some have attached bathrooms as well as running a hot water facility, while others have only basic facilities, that is, you have to share a toilet and a bathroom with others. This is so because they are located in a high altitude and the remotest area. Some provide dormitory-style accommodation, but they also provide you a bed, a pillow, a blanket, and a bedsheet still, you must have your sleeping bag. 

  • Kathmandu- 2 Nights
  • Mountain Teahouse/ Guesthouse- 11 Nights

Transportation

In your trip cost, we have also included the transportation fare, so that you do not have to pay from your pocket when you are in Nepal. The fare includes pick up from the airport as well as drop off at the airport by the private vehicle. As well as other transportation facilities like an internal flight from Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathmandu.

How to get noticed outside at the airport?

You will be seeing us outside the airport holding the name of TMG Adventure when you arrive in Kathmandu- Tribhuvan International Airport. You will transfer to your hotel. One of our company representatives will explain to you about your trip and share the trip plan with you. If we have a couple of times, you are going to visit our office or will explain it to you at your hotel lobby. 

Meals

In Kathmandu, we will provide you breakfast at your hotel. You are trekking near the mountains, that is, you are trekking at a higher altitude, so your body needs energy, and you will get the energy from the food you eat. The foods that we provide you have the right amount of carbohydrate, protein, and fat. We will provide you these in all three square meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast- 13
  • Lunch- 12
  • Dinner-12

Attend farewell dinner

Travel Max Guide always focus to spend time gossiping about the trips and sharing our experiences. This time, we will hear from you regarding your trips; how it goes? How do you spend your time in the Himalayas? Do you love our team and the service? Great feedbacks and time of listening from our clients. Your complaints and feedbacks help us to improve our weaknesses. And obviously, we love to eat food in the way you are going to see the cultural dance shows in a Nepali typical restaurant. 

Accomplishment certificate

Our company will provide you the accomplishment certificate and the Nepali typical gifts as a sign of love and reward. At the same time, we would like to be thankful and share our joy that you do trust and become a member of the Travel Max Guide. 

Travel Max Guide Team

We are workaholic, passionated and expertise. We are not only just the trekking leaders, guides or simply workers who are working in tourism. More on, we are storyteller from the Land of Himalayas. Lead you through the local villages, trails and the mountains. Spending time with the local people. Exploring local authenticity, life, and culture. Our team is a certified tourist and trekking guide. Officially certified licensed holders provided by the Nepal Government. Well trained on how to tackle with altitude mountain sickness as well as how to use the first aid kit. Our team will take care of you all the time. If in case you are affected by an altitude mountain sickness or if you get sick during the trek. The company will provide you the emergency evacuation if you need it, you will be provided a helicopter. That is the reason why our guides have 24/7 access to TMG Adventure in Kathmandu.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is a must because you are trekking near the mountains at an altitude of more than 3000 meters. You must ensure in your country before coming to Nepal, before starting your trek. Please bring with you a copy of insurance, and your insurance policy must cover the medical expenses, helicopter evacuation from the altitude of 5000 m to 6000 m, and other things related to your health. Please give a copy to our company. It will send the information to the insurance company if you use the mountain rescue operation, mentioned above.

Passport and Visa for Everest Base Camp Trekking

Before coming to Nepal, your passport must have the validity of 6 months, and you can put the Tourist Visa ‘On Arrival’ on your passport at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. On arrival, the visa procedure is very quick and simple. For more information please visit this site: Nepal Immigration

On Arrival Visa Fee at Entry points

  •  15 Days- $30
  • 30 Days- $50
  • 90 Days- $125

and you must also bring 4 passport-sized photos. If you are from China or SAARC countries, a free visa will be provided to you.

Trekking Information

Nepal is open for all seasons. You can do a trek and tour in different parts of NepalThose who are looking to do the trek in the best season, travelers can pick it from the below ones: The following are the best seasons for trekking in Nepal, and each of these has its charm, the one which is on the top of the list is the best.

  • Autumn Season (September till November)
  • Winter season (November till February)
  • Spring season (March till May)
  • Rainy Season (June till August)

As a trekker, you can do different types of trekking in Nepal, and they have been given below.

  • Tea House Trekking (Guesthouse/Lodge Trek)
  • Camping
  • Home Stay 

Travel Max Guide listed different types of trekking experiences. You can find it on our website. To make it easier here are the bunch of lists.

Extend your holiday/ Optional Itinerary and Services

Travel Max Guide offers exclusive trekking and tour packages in Nepal, Tibet, and Nepal. Packages are disseminated on our website with different styles/themes or experiences. Consideration of our previous travelers’ suggestion Travel Max Guide offers extension holidays. During the time of your booking, if you wish you extend some more days, you can check out the extended holidays. These are optional add-ons. Our company works for reliability and flexibility on time frames upon request of our clients. Before your booking, if you need any assistance. You can fill out a quick inquiry form. Our team is happy to organize this all. 

Walk miles for a good cause

Travel Max Guide is the inception of the First Act Nepal (FAN). Our team is working for a good cause. That might be a good question- there are lots of organizations working for a social cause but why we are adding the numbers. What might be the reason? The reason is simple, we do love to share what we have. We are strongly guided by the principal, “Love Your Neighbor as Yourself.” So we do. 

Travel Max Guide supports a certain income to FAN. It’s a team working for the children of Nepal. Support for the child sponsorship program. It’s just a small contribution to our children who are longing for love and support. If our small contribution can make things different, why not? to be a contributor. We are looking to build our communities bigger where everyone can get an opportunity. So let’s share what we can, let’s do what we suppose to do. Listen from your heart. Ok fine, finally it’s time for action. 

Volunteering opportunities

This topic is always a key point for us. And we are working on it too. If you are looking to do volunteer or engage in some kind of social work. You can contact us.

Group trekking/ Single

In group trekking normally there will be a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 30 people. In the group trekking, there will be the guide leaders, One porter for every two trekkers, and an assistant trekking guide for a group of 8 people and more. The company will run private trekking for you at your own time frame and requirements and solo trekkers.

Special events

If you are looking to make special events by filming for your moments. Travel Max Guide offers you the travel documentary, travel photography trips all parts of Nepal. We will make the documentary for you. Take the special moments. If you are going to make it happen, you can contact us. This is our special offer, which is not included in the above price cost. You can send your group size, time frame, and requirements.

Travel photography

Upon your request, we can organize the travel photography tour in Nepal. In the trip normally there will be the photographer who will lead you to the Himalayas of Nepal through the lens. If you are a photographer, filming industry or like to learn photography, Nepal is a perfect place for it. Contact us for more details.

Trip Highlights

  • Travelers Best Trekking Destination in Nepal
  • World's most famous trek
  • Towering mountains
  • Stunning view of Mt Everest
  • Historic monasteries
  • Traditional Sherpa villages
  • Unique culture

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal (1,400 m)
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m) Duration: 3 hours
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) Duration: 6 hours
Day 04: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3,860m) Duration: 5 hours
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4,410m) Duration: 5 hours
Day 07: Acclimatization Day: Hike to Nangkartshang Peak (5083m) Duration: 6 hours
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) Duration: 5 hours
Day 09: Trek to Everest Base camp (5,365m) and then back to Gorak Shep (5,140m) Duration: 8 hours
Day 10: Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555m) Early in the morning and trek down to Pheriche (4240m) Duration: 7 hours
Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazzar (3,440 m) Duration: 7 hours
Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2,840m) Duration: 7 hours
Day 13: Morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 14: Final Departure

  • Trip Code

    TMG-EB100

  • Start Point

    Kathmandu

  • End Point

    Kathmandu

  • Trip Duration

    14 Days

  • Activity

    Camping Treks

  • Region

    Everest Region

  • Trip Staffs

    Trekking Guide

  • Transportation

    208

  • Trip Style

    BLD

  • Trip Grade

    Strenuous

  • Elevation

    5550 m

  • Accomodation

    Value

  • Trip Type

    Small Group Guided Trips

  • Local experts
  • Personal care and attention
  • 100% safe
  • Award-winning company
  • Emergency services
  • Available 24/7
  • Fits every budget
  • No booking fees
  • local welfare
What's Included

What's Includes

  • 3-star category hotel accommodation in Bed and Breakfast plan (BB Plan) in Kathmandu
  • Guesthouse/ Mountain Teahouse accommodation during the time of trekking

All ground transportation by the private vehicle

  • Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Full board meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with tea/coffee during the time of trekking
  • As indicated in the itinerary

  • Nepal Government certified English speaking local trekking guide and porter
  • Porter service (One porter for 2 trekkers)

  • Everest National Park permit
  • Trekkers’ Information Management Systems- TIMS card for trekking
  • Official paper documents Government taxes and local fees

  • Insurance of Guides and Porters, including their meals, salary, lodging, and transportation
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Farewell dinner in a restaurant with a cultural show
  • Trekking accomplishment certificate
  • All government taxes

What's not includes

  • International flights ticket

  • Travel Insurance

  • Nepal entry visa
  • Personal trekking equipment and expenses like water, laundry, phone and bar bills
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from your trip (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary. Expenses due to unavoidable events, like flight cancellation, strikes, and others
  • Tips to your guide, porter, and driver
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the “cost include” section

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Group Discount Prices

Number Of PeoplePrice Per Person
1-1US$ 1450
2-3US$ 1400
4-6US$ 1380
7-10US$ 1320
Itinerary & Maps

Route Map

Detailed Itinerary

Welcome to the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu which is also popular by “The City of Temples”, you can call it the most developed city of Nepal as of now, and it is here, where we are located to serve you in a way you want from Tribhuvan International Airport, where you can see us waiting for you with our company signboard (Travel Max Guide), and your written name so that it will be easier to find us. You will be taken to your hotel by private vehicle. A company representative will meet you at the hotel lobby and explain you about the trip how it goes if your scheduled arrived will be in the day time, we will meet at our office and explain the trip. After all these activities if you have time, then there is nothing better than spending your time in Thamel, the tourist hub which is just outside the door of our office, you ask yourself, what you want to eat, what you want to enjoy or put these questions to our airport representatives or guides or to us who will show you what you want to see and do in Thamel that the tourist like you most desired in a new place because we know all the things, and WE ARE WITH YOU from today till we depart you from Nepal safely.

  • Accomodation

    Value

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle

Yesterday, we did the trek preparation. We also checked your insurance details, and you should have a copy of your travel medical insurance policy with you. Today, after breakfast, head to the domestic airport. Enjoy 35 minutes’ scenic mountain flight to Tenzing-Hillary Airport known as Lukla airport. See the wonderful Himalayas, including Mt. Everest. Next, we trek to Phakding along with a trekking guide. En route, you come across the Dudh Kosi Valley. If you are interested, then you can visit a monastery in Phakding.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle & Flight

As you follow the Dudh Kosi River and arrive in Toktok, you see the stunning view of Thamserku. The trekking trail climbs to Chomoa and to Monjo, and you enter Sagarmatha National Park. See the cascade of waterfalls. Follow the trekking trail that goes uphill and downhill. Villages are widely prevalent with flowers, such as Rhododendron, Magnolia, and fir. Intermingling with nature, you head to Namche. On the way, you get an ample opportunity to see the mountains. You can have a view of Mt. Everest as well as of Nuptse.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Acclimatization means an adaptation for tomorrow’s higher altitude. This does not mean staying in a lodge. For the ultimate view of the mountains, head to the Everest View Hotel, and the view consists of Mt.Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7864m), Ama Dablam (6814m), Kangtega (6783m), Thamserku (6618m), KusumKhang Karda (6370m), Kongde (6086m) and Khumbu, and others. This is a short hike, and hiking is always strenuous in the Everest Region, and the view of the mountains is impressive. You will see a 180-degree view of the mountains, and you will not regret. If you have time, then you can visit Hillary School, an ancient Monastery and mountaineering museum on the way.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Follow the trekking trail, and pass through villages, such as Sanasa and Phungi Thanga, Stop to look at Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kwangde, Tawachee, Ama Dablam and a close-up view of Thamserku that catches your eyes and make your way to see the iconic bird, that is, pheasant. No matter how tired you are, the historic monastery of Tengboche mitigates your pain.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

After a fortifying breakfast, make your way to Chortens, Mani walls, and Dingboche, following the downhill trail. Cross the Imja Khola. The main attraction is the superb view of Ama Dablam. Walk down the trekking trail and cross the confluence of the river. Keep following the steep trekking trail that will take you to Dingboche. This is also the trail that takes you to trekking peaks such as Island Peak (6189m) and Phokalde Peak (5693m).

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

This will be your second acclimatization day that will goes last up to 6 hours of hiking at the elevation of 5083m. Acclimatization means an adaptation for tomorrow’s higher altitude. This does not mean staying in a lodge. After your breakfast, we will walk to the Nangkartshang Peak (5083m), a hill located on the flanks of the Chhukung valley directly above Dingboche. This walk will lead you to the high and steep hills. You can see the spectacular view of Lobuche East (6090m), Lobuche West (6135m), Tabuche Peak (6495m), Thamserku (6618m), Kangtega (6783m) and Ama Dablam (6814m). If the weather is clear you can see the world’s fifth highest mountain Makalu (8463m), including the great view of the Pheriche Valley.

After having some rest and fun, descend back to Dingboche. It will take nearly 2 hours. After having lunch, you can have a rest and a sunset view.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Along the trekking trail, you will discover the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, the amazing view of the mountains, and the memorials of the Everest Climbers. This is one of the few places in the world where you will see the great view of Khumbutse (6639m), Lingtren (6713m), Pumori (7165m) and Mahalangur Himal.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Today, our top priority is to visit the Everest Base Camp. Hit to the narrow and rocky path. Next up is an area from where you can detour. Your guide will tune with the original trekking trail. Pay a visit to the Italian Pyramid. You also hit rocky dunes, moraines, and streams. There is a glacier on the way, the trail is rocky and windy and offers the stunning view of Mt Pumori. You also head towards the Khumbu Icefall. This part of the trek is difficult because of high altitude and thin air. After you swallow the beauty of Everest Base Camp, you say farewell to it.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

When you reach the top of Kala Pathar, you will find it full of life because it is the only place in the world for every Everest Lover. Kalapathar is a well-defined viewpoint. Above all, you will see the 360-degree panoramic view of Mt Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbutse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and so on.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Trek down to the forest that exemplifies rhododendron and juniper trees with a few magnolia and birch trees. Cross the prayer-flag festooned bridge on the Dudh Koshi River. Have lunch on the way. While trekking, enjoy the exclusive view of Ama Dablam. There are winding trails ahead. As you trek to see the last glimpse of Lhotse and Everest.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Retrace and find out the steps that you have covered. Why not become overwhelmed and cherish at the distance that you have covered? Why not also take the last photo of the Everest Region? You might find this last scene as the awesome scenery of your life, after all, Everest Region is the iconic region, incomparable. You will pass through villages, such as Monjo and Phakding.

  • Accomodation

    Guesthouse

  • Meals provided

    BLD

Leaving Lukla, you fly to Kathmandu in the morning due to the wind in the afternoon; sometime the flight time can be delayed due to bad weather. In Kathmandu, treat yourself with the facilities of urbanization. Find yourself in the midst of something that you have missed. Splurge along the streets of Thamel. Soak up the best cuisines that Kathmandu offers before you bid farewell to Kathmandu. In the evening, we will have dinner in a Nepali typical restaurant where we can see the cultural dances. Share the joy and experiences of trekking.

  • Accomodation

    Value

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Flight & Private Vehicle

One of the company representatives will come to your hotel and drop you to the airport by the private vehicle.

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle

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Client Reviews

First step in the Everest Base Camp

I was in Nepal for the Everest Base Camp Trek. Outstanding sceneries and good hospitality. On the way to the base camp, I got an opportunity to visit Bthe uddhist monastery as well as got some information about Buddhism. That was great. Our guide and porter were awesome. Very kind and helpful. Thank you, TMG.

Henry, United Kingdom

Annapurna Circuit Trek

Trekking with Travel Max Guide was an amazing experience. My selection of a trip and the company were excellent and of a right decision. In each moment of my walk, I came across adventure and discovered something new. I remember my first step on the Everest Base Camp. The view was spectacular. Passing through the Sherpa communities and staying in Namche Bazaar is unforgettable. I miss the trip very much. Anyway, thank you so much for your service while I was in Nepal. See you next time for the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

Angelo, Barcelona

Everest trekking in Nepal

Originally from the United State of America from the city of Los Angeles where life is busy and rush. I made a trip with TMG. It’s a new experience than I excepted. I found Nepalese people really welcoming. They really love tourists. While trekking in the Everest region, I got time to spend with nature, gained plenty of ideas of culture and tradition from the Himalayas. The trip was totally mind-blowing. TMG has a good team spirit and is dedicated to serving guest and trekkers.

Herald, New York

Visit Nepal

Hi! it’s me, Anna from Central London, I am a landscape photographer, love to take pictures of landscapes and portraits all around the world. My trip to Nepal was awesome with the TMG guys. TMG managed well during my trip. Plus point is TMG members are also photographers. I worked with the team for 5 weeks on video and photography projects. I highly recommend the TMG team if you want to know beautiful Nepal.

Anna, London

Nepal is the land of Himalayas

Nepal is the Land of Himalayas! I was been there in 2018 for Annapurna base camp and sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley. It was a good time to spend and learn the real culture of Nepal and its beauty. Travel Max Guide help me to get more lively. Thank you all. Will see you soon.

Leo, Brazil
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The trip price we have mentioned is an inclusive price and includes transportation, accommodation, meals during the trek, and government taxes, including guide service and porter. For personal expenses the money you should bring is USD 500, and you have to exchange it into Nepali currency in Kathmandu before trekking.

No, because we have to pay to the hotel, transportation company, guide, government, and porter. For some trips, we have to book air tickets. We have to book all of these in advance. That is the reason, why we do not refund.

Only if you are doing a private tour (private trek), you can add extra days. If you are trekking in a group, then this is not possible. Because in a private tour, you have chosen your own date, and you can trek in the way you have decided, we mean to say, there will be you or your family or friends, no outsiders.

There will be other people in the group, but we do not tell you about their personal information, but of course, we can say the number of people in the group.

Nepal is the safest trekking destination in the world because you will be with a trekking guide and a porter. Lodges are safe, and our guide always gives paramount importance to your safety.

There is no such age limit because we have had families who trekked with us with their kids like 9 years old as well as senior people aged 70.

If you are seriously affected by altitude mountain sickness, then you will be flown to Kathmandu for treatment.

. Hepatitis A · Hepatitis B · Typhoid · Malaria · Rabies

We would like to recommend you this diet rather than meat because in the mountainous regions there are no fridges to store meat.

If it is urgent, then you should find some privacy on the trail and pee.

Yes, you can charge, and you have to pay $1 to $4 an hour for charging.

C or D type outlet (adapter). Ask your guide, you can buy an adapter at a cheap price in Kathmandu.

Tea houses might charge you from USD3 to USD 10 for Wi-Fi, and another option is to get a Nepal Telecom SIM card or Ncell SIM Card. You can also use your guide’s mobile for an international if you reimburse him.

Yes, you can at a small fee, especially when you acclimatize.

In Nepal, many people still use cash; this does mean there is no ATM. You will find ATM in the main cities of Nepal, including Kathmandu and Pokhara. We would like to recommend you to exchange USD into Nepali currency before trekking.

You must be 100% physically fit, that means, you should not have acute health problem nor chronic health problem.

Most of the time, we have the first time trekkers, and they are doing good. So, you do not need to have any experience to do a trek, but we do recommend you jogging, swimming, and walking before coming to Nepal for it. Previous experience will be a plus point.

It is a sickness caused due to the lack of oxygen at a higher altitude in the mountainous region, and one of the ways to overcome it is to drink plenty of water. The other is descending to a lower altitude, and the medicine you can take to fight against it is Diamox (acetazolamide).

Yes, the trek runs. We do not charge any extra money for a solo trekker.

1. Insect repellent. 2. Antiseptic cream. 3. Anti-diarrhoeal drug 4. Antibiotics 5. Paracetamol 6. Skin cream for blisters. 7. Diamox 8. Multi-vitamin  9. Iodine 10. Cotton 11. Tape 12. Dettol

Yes, it does, and the rescue is done through helicopter, and the cost of the rescue operation is likely to be from USD 2500 to 3000 USD per person. If there is a group rescue operation, then the cost is likely to be USD 500 per person.

Tourism is the main source of income for the guides, porters, and hotel owners in Nepal, so we believe that the Himalayas should be protected not only for this generation, but also for the future generation. Every trek that TMG runs focuses on taking care of the ecological aspects and works with the Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP).

It is a sickness caused due to a lack of oxygen at an altitude of 2000 m plus. It affects some trekkers easily, but to some, it does not. Out of 10, one is affected by Altitude Mountain Sickness. It can be life-threatening. Travel Insurance is a must.

  • Descend to a lower altitude
  • Drink a lot of water
  • Don’t go up until symptoms go down
  • Eat garlic
  • Take Diamox

It is an opportunity to combine challenging mountain trail, unique culture and stunning mountains that are famous in the world. It is also an opportunity to trek to the Everest Base Camp Trek and the Annapurna Base Camp, and other famous treks of Nepal are Langtang Trek, Manaslu Trek, Kanchenjunga Trek, and so on. It is also overcoming Altitude Mountain Sickness.

When you decide to trek, trek with a company that likes to take your responsibility, and that has licensed and experienced trekking guide. Please do not throw bottles in the river while you are trekking in a remote place.

During trekking, you will spend your night in a tea house. The tea house is a lodge or a guest house. The tea house is an old name for a lodge because trekkers and climbers gave this name 40 years ago because it used to sell only tea then. Now they also sell meals as well as provide bedrooms for the trekkers and climbers. The old name tea house is still used by the trekking agencies in Nepal. Hence, the name tea house trek. Tea house differs from village to village where you are going to spend your night. Some have attached bathrooms as well as running a hot water facility, while others have only basic facilities, that is, you have to share a toilet and a bathroom with others. This is so because they are located in a high altitude and the remotest area. Some provide dormitory-style accommodation, but they also provide you a bed, a pillow, a blanket, and a bedsheet still, you must have your own sleeping bag. Homestay trek is different from a tea house trek because, in the former, you will spend your night in a home and eat meals with the family members. It is just like staying in your own home.

Yes, it will operate on the day it is scheduled, except in the event that is beyond our control, such as political issues and natural disasters that will create undesirable travel conditions.

Please read our cancellation policy on Terms and Conditions

February, March, April, May, June, September, October, and November are typically for trekking in Nepal.

Police checkpoints are numerous and unavoidable and park officers can check your permits at any time, with a fine of double the normal cost if you are caught without the proper permits. Do not try to bribe officers or police personnel; it might get you in more trouble than you think. Most of the time there will be two or 3 permits, one will belong to a conservation area or national park, another will be Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Card and the last one is restricted area entry permit. You will need one or two or all of the permits mentioned above.
1. DOLPA DISTRICT For Upper Dolpa: The first 10 days: USD$ 500 per person After 10 days: USD$ 50 per day person or equivalent foreign currency. For Lower Dolpo: Per week per person: US$ 10 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
2. MUSTANG DISTRICT Upper Mustang: The first 10 days: USD$ 500 per person After 10 days: USD$ 50 per day per person, or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
3. GORKHA DISTRICT a. Manaslu Region: From September to November: USD$ 70 per week per person After 7 days: USD$ 10 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency. From December to August: USD$ 50 per week per person After 7 days: USD$ 7 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency. b. Areas of Chhekampar and Chunchet VDC (Sirdibas-Lokpa-Chumling-Chhekampar -Nile-Chhule Area) From September to November per person: USD$ 35 for first 8 days From December to August per person: USD$ 25 for first 8 days or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
4. MUGU DISTRICT Areas of Mugu, Dolpo, Pulu and Bhangri For the first 7 days: USD$90 per person After 7 days: USD$ 15 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
5. MANANG DISTRICT Areas of Nar and Phu From September to November: USD$ 90 per week per person December to August: USD$ 75 per week per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
6. DOLAKHA DISTRICT Gaurishankar and Lamabagar Per week per person: USD$ 10 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
7. RASUWA DISTRICT Thuman and Timure Per week per person: USD$ 10 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
8. HUMLA DISTRICT Simikot and Yari (Areas of Limi and Muchu village Development Committee, and area way to Tibet via Tangekhola of Darma Village Development committee) For the first 7 days: USD$ 50 per person After 7 days: USD$7 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
9. SANKHUWASABHA Areas of Kimathanka, Chepuwa, Hatiya and Pawakhola VDCs For the first four weeks: USD$ 10 per person per week After four weeks: USD$20 per person per week or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
10. TAPLEJUNG DISTRICT Kanchanjanga Region (Areas of Olangchung Gola, Lelep, Papung, and Yamphudin VDCs) Per week per person: USD$ 10 or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
11. BAJHANG DISTRICT (Areas of Kanda, Saipal, and Dhuli) For the first 7 days: USD$ 90 per person After seven days: USD$ 15 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.
12. DARCHULA DISTRICT (Areas of Byas VDC) For the first 7 days: US$ 90 per person After 7 days: USD$ 15 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.

Note: References from http://www.taan.org.np/pages/trekking-permit-fees. Please check for confirmation.

Passports

To enter Nepal, a passport valid for six months is required and a tourist visa is required with currency restrictions for entry and exit is five thousand USD.

Citizens of the following states (except officials and diplomatic passport holders) are required to apply for a visa prior to arrival in Nepal:

  • Afghanistan
  • Cameroon
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Iraq
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Palestine
  • Somalia
  • Swaziland
  • Syria
  • Zimbabwe

Nationals of SAARC member countries can receive a tourist visa free of charge for 30 days at no cost. Those countries are:

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Maldives
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka

Since January 1 2016, nationals holding passports issued by China Peoples Republic of China (PROC) can have their visa fees waived if they are traveling as tourists. Those jurisdictions are:   

  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau

Visa on Arrival:

Immigration Office, TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) under the Department of Immigration has been facilitating tourists flying to Nepal by providing Visa on Arrival. ‘On Arrival’ visa procedure is very quick and simple.

First Step: Fill in ‘Arrival Card’

Fill in Online ‘Tourist Visa’ form (you can fill it up prior to your arrival visiting the official website of the Department of Immigration / fill it up using Kiosk machines upon your arrival at the airport). If you fill it from the website, you will get submission Receipt with barcode, please print it out and bring it along for acquiring a visa. It works for fifteen days and becomes invalid then after. If so, you will have to fill it up again.

Second Step: Make payment at the bank according to your visa requirement (15/30/90 Days). Get the receipt. While you can use different modes of payments (at visa fees collection counter), we advise you to carry some cash to be on the safe side.

On Arrival Visa Fee

  • 15 Days – 25 USD
  • 30 Days – 40 USD
  • 90 Days – 100 USD

Third Step: Proceed to the Immigration Desk with your online form, payment receipts, and your passport. Hand in your documents to the immigration officer for visa processing. 

Gratis (Free) Visa

  • For the first visit in one visa year (January to December), a gratis visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. However, the visa can be extended from the Immigration Department on payment of visa fee as specified above.

  • The main essentials to bring are:
  • Sturdy and comfortable hiking boots, flip-flops
  • Sleeping bag (depending on your accommodation) and -20 degree Celsius for colder regions
  • Daypack, trekking bag pack, dry sack and camera bag
  • Few changes of clothes for the varying temperatures
  • For cold weather, hiking pants, thermals, gloves, neck warmer/scarf, beanie, a warm inner jacket and a windproof/waterproof outer jacket and down jacket are essential.
  • Water purification supplies, Reusable water bottle, and CamelBak water bladder
  • Sunscreen, Hat, sunglasses, moisturizing skin cream and lip balm
  • Few snacks, granola bars
  • A hiking stick or two
  • Waterproof case, fabric bandages such as moleskin, a headlamp, altitude sickness, and other medication
  • Camera and binoculars.
  • Hand sanitizers, toilet paper, band-aids, wet wipes
  • Extra batteries (solar chargers recommended) On the popular trekking routes, everyday supplies, such as toilet paper, soap, chocolate bars, and even basic hiking supplies can be purchased along the way, though prices rise dramatically as you go higher in elevation. Try to stock up lower down and buy locally-produced products such as fruit, biscuits, etc. Maps are easy to find in Nepal. For the more difficult treks involving mountaineering, crampons and ice axes may be required. Simpler types of crampons, which attach to the shoe using a rubber ring, are easily obtainable in the Thamel neighborhood. These are variously known as spikes, microspikes, and chains.

Trek legally. If you trek independently, you are not allowed to take any staff by law. You need for this a Trekking Agency, the sole authorized to employ staff for foreign trekkers. Do not hire staff or “independent guides” through hotels, unless they have a Trekking Agent license or offer this service through an affiliated Trekking Agent. • Please make sure you take all of your trash, including bottles and cans from goods consumed in restaurants, to the nearest dustbins. Pollution and lack of trash management in the villages on the treks – including trash-clogged rivers and mounds of discarded beer bottles.

Before the departures check that your travel insurance covers trekking activities and the conditions. Be aware that some insurance companies view even walking in the mountains as “mountaineering” and will not provide coverage. Most reputable trekking agencies will require proof of rescue insurance before you start on your trek. It would be very costly to pay a helicopter rescue at 5000 meters. Some insurance policies, in fact, most, will not cover you over 4000m.

Always carry a head torch/lamp, water, some food, and a mobile phone with helicopter evacuation number, local police station and nearby health post in case of emergencies.

Please read up extensively on Altitude sickness. Be familiar with the symptoms and do not ignore them. Be sure to keep to a conservative ascent schedule and drink plenty of fluids. If you or anyone in your party begins to experience symptoms of acute mountain sickness (AMS), do not ascend any further, and if they do not improve, then descend to a lower altitude. Carry some Diamox (acetazolamide) pills, easily found in pharmacies in Nepal. Diamox forces the kidneys to excrete bicarbonate in the urine, therefore making the blood more acidic, which stimulates breathing, increasing the amount of oxygen in the blood. But note that Diamox is not an immediate fix for acute mountain sickness; it speeds up part of the acclimatization process which in turn helps to relieve symptoms. This may take up to a day or two, and requires waiting without any further rapid ascent. It is often advisable to descend if even mild acute mountain sickness is experienced. If serious sickness is encountered or symptoms of high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) or high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE) occur, descent with another trekker is A MUST. Please consult the pharmacist when purchasing Diamox and do your own research. One major thing to remember is that the body requires large amounts of water at altitude to counteract sickness so be sure to drink more than you are used to!

The treks in Nepal are suitable for a wide spectrum of experience and physical fitness. If you can walk uphill for a few hours each day, then you can find a suitable trek in Nepal. An easy trek with Nepali support (guide/porter) and teahouse accommodation is quite attainable for anyone who is reasonably fit. A longer trek, crossing high passes and into remote regions demands a higher degree of endurance. For Trekking Peaks, i.e. summiting a mountain of 5650-6500m, it is desirable to have some alpine climbing experience.

Few of the common accommodation options while trekking in Nepal are Tea Houses (Lodges) which can be found at various points on the trek. They offer dorm room accommodation and simple basic meals reflective of what the local people in the area eat. Although many tea houses and hotels in the hills and mountains are reasonably comfortable, some may not be comfortable, so it makes sense to bring a sleeping bag even for teahouse treks. Camping is another option for trekkers and it can be conducted almost anywhere in the country. Camping treks can be fully organized and supported with a team of guides, cooks, and porters to accompany you. Homestays in local villages can also be organized in few treks.

There are 33 mountain peaks in Nepal of 5,650-6,500m height classified as trekking peaks. Climbing permits for these peaks cost USD 350 for one to four members, an additional USD 40 each for the next four members and USD 25 each for the final four members. Trekking peaks require a qualified climbing guide, permits and deposits to cover camp waste disposal.

The best seasons for trekking are the dry and warm seasons, March-June and September-November. The temperature is bearable and skies are usually clear in these seasons, although the skies are foggier and the rain begins in May-June. It is possible to trek out of season, but you have to be ready for the occasional rain and leeches along the way. During the monsoon season and winters, the treks are virtually emptier.

Trekking is the most popular activity in Nepal, and travelers will be bombarded on the streets of Kathmandu and the trekking hub, Pokhara, with guides, organized tours, and gear for sale or rent. The huge variety of options allows for people of many ages and capabilities to attempt a trek in the country. While you could spend a year planning an expedition to wild and lofty places that few would dare attempt, you could also arrive in Kathmandu with no plans and be on the trail in a matter of days. With eight of the top ten highest summits in the world and some of the most beautiful landscapes which are only reachable on foot, trekking in Nepal is one of the unique experiences.

What we have said on this website, we will provide you all. We would also like to tell you that we are willing to go for an extra service. You get this service at an extra cost. Having said this, we cannot control the bad weather as well as the other thing, like bandh by the political parties. This thing will lead to a change in your itinerary, as regards this, we would like to tell you now to bring some extra cash. However, it is just like once in a blue moon because Nepal is 99% politically stable.

There is a reason for flight cancelation, and one of the most obvious reasons is the weather. Flight delay or cancelation is of temporary nature, and it is one of the most unwanted things because neither an airline nor should you fly in heavy rain, dense fog, and thunderstorm. No airline wants to strands its passenger. It is one of the most unwanted things, and everybody is concerned with their safety. To a passenger, it may be sunny in Kathmandu, but in Lukla, there might be snowfall. Therefore, they are recommended to apportion one or two days.

Education is one of the basic needs of the children, and we help these children by donating money. Travel Max Guide will also supply clothes and books. Through us, you can also sponsor one of these children or contact our local charity, for more information, visit http://fanepal.org

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First Act Nepal (FAN) is a team who is working for the welfare of the children. Its objective is to empower underprivileged children. What we do is crystal clear, and the impacts can be seen on the health of children, on the education of children, and on the ways and means that will shape the future of these children. Through us, you can make a donation and participate in the child sponsorship program to support children who are vulnerable and who have lost their parents. Sharing is caring. With this view, we also support the people displaced by the disaster.

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