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Lukla Flight Notice

As per Civil Aviation Association of Nepal (CAAN) decision, flights to and from Lukla airport will be operated from MANTHALI airport, Ramechhap. The Civil aviation association of Nepal (CAAN) has acquainted that there is rapid accession of traffic blockage at Kathmandu Airport and the Lukla sector is believed to be the busiest domestic flights sectors of Nepal. Flight to Lukla is one of the most occupied flights during the trekking season in Nepal and to avoid the traffic congestion and minimize the workload of TIA, they’ve drawn a conclusion i.e. all the flights to and from Lukla are rerouted from Kathmandu Airport to Manthali Airport, Ramechhap again.

The Chief of Tribhuwan International Airport, Raj Kumar Chhetri has informed that all the airlines have prepared for their morning flights to Lukla via Ramechhap. So, if you’ve already booked a trek to Everest region with us within the period above mentioned, make sure that you are prepared for a flight to Lukla via Ramechhap (Manthali airport) instead of Kathmandu. So, we would like to request all our admired guests who have confirmed trips in Everest region to have this information updated: We’ve to drive to Manthali Airport from Kathmandu at 2 am (approx.) to catch the flight from Manthali to Lukla. The 137 km drive will take around 4-5 hours.

Another reliable and a bit expensive option is going for a helicopter upgrade and flying to Lukla straight from Kathmandu. The Kathmandu helipad area will not be affected and you can have Helicopter flight to Lukla from 6.30 am onwards. The upgrade could cost you a top up of USD 350-500 per person depending on the payload and availability of the flights.

  • Duration:14 Nights 15 Days
  • Difficulty: Challenging
  • Group:1 - 12
  • Activity:Hiking and Trekking
  • Pickup:TIA Airport
  • Max altitude: 5545m

About Customized Everest Base Camp Trekking

The trek to the Everest Base Camp can be regarded as one of the most beautiful, scenic, thrilling and rewarding experience in the Himalaya of Nepal. As described by trekkers, travelers across the globe, the trek to the foothills of world’s highest mountain through the Sherpa villages has been a life changing experience. Trekking to the base camp of the world’s highest Mount Everest (8848m) is not just a straightforward journey, it is a chance to experience the highest and most beautiful Himalayan peak perfectly and appreciate the unique Sherpa community, people, culture and their glorious history.  

The trek starts with an exciting flight to Lukla Airport. You will come across many popular Sherpa villages of Phakding, Namche Bazzar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorakshep before getting to Everest Base Camp. Sherpa Bazaars (Markets), Buddhist monasteries, suspension bridges, prayer flags, colorful teahouses, and the welcoming Sherpa people of the Khumbu region makes the trekking through the area a joy.

This trip might be challenging but you surely will be stimulated after you experience the panoramic views of wonderful mountains such as Thamserku (6623m), Ama Dablam (6812m), Nuptse (7861m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Lhotse (8516m) and Himalayan glaciers like Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Icefall and Imja Glacier during the trek to Everest Base Camp. At the end of this remarkable trip, you’ll have a bountiful collection of precious memories, pictures, experiences and stories to share in your mind that will last forever.

Highlights of Customized Everest Base Camp Trekking

  • follow in the footsteps of legendary climbers to the iconic Everest Base Camp
  • spectacular trek up the Khumbu Valley
  • visit the beautiful monastery at Tengboche
  • ascend Kala Pattar, 5554m, for magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse
  • explore and experience local Sherpa culture 
  • we provide boiled water 2 liters per day for this trip 

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Hotel
  • 1,300 m/4,265 ft
  • Private Tourist Vechile
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 4 hrs
  • 2,610 m/8,562 ft
  • Domestic Flight
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 6-7 hrs
  • 3,441 m/11,289 ft
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 3-4 hrs
  • 3,441 m/11,289 ft
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 5-6 hrs
  • 3,864 m/12,677 ft
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 5 hrs
  • 4,400 m/14,435 ft
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 3-4 hrs
  • 4,400 m/14,435 ft
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 6 hrs
  • 4,915 m/ 16,125 ft
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 8 hrs
  • 5,130 m/16,830 f
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 7 hrs
  • 4,371 m/14,340 ft
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 6-7 hrs
  • 3,441 m/11,289 ft
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Lodge/Tea House
  • 7 hrs
  • 2,860 m/9,380 ft
  • Hotel
  • 1,300 m/4,265 ft
  • Domestic Flight
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel
  • 1,300 m/4,265 ft
  • Breakfast
  • Private Tourist Vechile

What's included

  • Transfer from Airport – Hotel – Airport: Car, Van, Hi-ace or Coaster in a private vehicle.
  • Authentic Nepali welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, Three  nights (bed and breakfast and tax included) Hotel Holy Himalaya
  • Accommodation during trek ; local lodges  Eleven nights (11 breakfasts, 11  lunches, 11 dinners, and twin-share rooms with beds with comfortable foam mattress and pillows included)
  • We provide boiled water 2 liters per day for this trip 
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, 2 nights (bed and breakfast  Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar other hotels
  • Experienced English-speaking Sherpa; Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder guides
  • Porters (2 persons- One porter basis; max load 30 kg per porter)
  • Sagarmatha  National Park fee, TIMS/ Local permits and all required permits and official documentation
  • Personal Insurance for Nepalese staff
  • Company Tshirt and duffel bag
  • Local Airport Tax
  • Round Trip Airfare: Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathamndu
  • All government and local taxes.

What’s Excluded

  • Your Personal Travel Insurance.
  • Lunch & Dinner in cities - allow $ 10 to 14 for per meal in Tourist restaurants.
  • Tips for guide, porters and driver (customary).
  • Excess Baggage charge for Kathmandu -Lukla - Kathmandu flights 
  • Beverages (soft drinks, mineral water and beer).

Availabilities

FromToStatusPrice  
start date03 Apr, 2020end date17 Apr, 2020Available$1150
start date16 Apr, 2020end date30 Apr, 2020Available$1150
start date25 Apr, 2020end date09 May, 2020Available$1150
start date28 Apr, 2020end date12 May, 2020Available$1150

Departure Note:

Guaranteed - We already have trekkers booked for those dates and you can join the group. 

Available - The date is available to book and once you confirm your trip it will be guaranteed.

Limited - The departure date is filling fast and only limited seats are available to join. 

Closed- The Trip cannot be booked on that specific date. Contact us for customized dates. 
 

The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.
 

We have set dates for departure to the Customized Everest Base Camp Trekking. So, pick your preferable date and let the adventure begin. 

Customized Everest Base Camp Trekking is available and can be done throughout the year. So, if the date you prefer is not listed on our departure dates then you can contact us directly to book the trip on your own desired date. 

We have listed the price up to 6 trekkers at maximum. If you are more than 6 trekkers, then please feel free to contact us for amazing discounted group price and further booking process.

Private Trips to Everest Base Camp Trekking is possible on any date of the year. Contact us to design you own private trips with you loved ones. 

Solo Trips: Single trekkers are always welcome to join the trek. On your arrival at Kathmandu, you’ll have a single room in Kathmandu Hotel as per your requirement and have to share a room at the local teahouses during the trekking. 

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Useful Info

Best Season for the Customized Everest Base Camp Trekking 

The best seasons for the Everest Base Camp Trek are from September to November and from March to May. These months are known for sunny and warm weather and outstanding views. The summer months from June to August are also beautiful, but the trek can be affected by the monsoon rains.
 

EBC is a Tea Houses/Lodge Trek

Accommodation is included in the cost of your package.   Annapurna Foothills Treks takes great care to arrange the most comfortable accommodation possible throughout your stay.

During the trek, the nights will be spent in clean and comfortable tea houses with plenty of character and good food. The simple rooms usually have two narrow beds. The family run lodges are a great place to get to know the Nepalese people.  In Nepalese culture, a guest is equal to ‘god’, and surely this has become even more of a reality since the tourism industry has improved their meager opportunities to earn.  You will be made very welcome!  
 

Meals on the Customized EBC Trekking 

Three meals a day are included during your Everest Base Camp Trek. The menu will be fairly simple, but freshly cooked and hygienic. You can enjoy typical Nepali, Tibetan and Sherpa food, as well as all types of international cuisine. Dinners and breakfasts will be provided in the teahouse/lodge where you spend the night. Lunches will be eaten in a teashop on the way to the destination of the day.
 

Drinking Water on Customized Everest Base Camp Trekking 

We suggest that you drink boiled water or bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water available in the guest houses along the way. There is a small fee charged for the boiled water. Although mineral water is available in most places, there is no provision to dispose of the plastic bottles, so we encourage the guests to do what they can to protect the environment.
 

Fitness/Health on the Customized EBC Trekking 

If you have a reasonable level of fitness, this trek should be more than manageable. The altitude becomes more noticeable the higher we go, so we walk at a slow pace and take plenty of breaks to rest and acclimatize. 


Local Customs You Should Know About on Customized Everest Base Camp Trekking  

Ethnic groups of the hilly and mountain regions are predominantly Buddhist, and you will see many mani stones, stupas, gumbas and prayer wheels. It is respectful to pass these objects with your right side nearest to the object, in a clockwise direction. Avoid sitting or standing on mani stones, stupas, tables used for worship or anything that is a religious symbol, as that is considered disrespectful.

Travel Insurance 

Annapurna Foothills Treks strongly recommends you have sufficient insurance coverage to you go into this remote area.Travel insurance that covers emergency evacuation, injury, lost baggage, liability,medical treatment is recommended.The insurance must cover all the activities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal. Annapurna Foothills Treks and Expeditions Pvt. Ltd. can organize the appropriate medical response based on your policy.
 

Flight Delay/Cancellation

Domestic flights to mountain regions can be delayed or cancelled due to bad weather. Be aware that you may have long waits in the airports. From our side, if a flight is cancelled we make sure you get on the next possible flight.

If flight cancellations at the start of your trek delay your trek to the point of disturbing your onward travel schedule, you will be free to choose an alternative trip; there are many excellent options in the Annapurna, Langtang and other regions. If you do not wish to take an alternative trek, and wait in Kathmandu for the flight to Lukla, your original trek may be shortened due to the days lost in waiting.  In such case, the client will be responsible to bear all additional expenses including food and accommodation.

If the client wishes to make an alternative arrangement such as a helicopter flight, Annapurna Foothills Treks and Expeditions will assist in making the booking, but will not cover the cost of the alternative arrangement. The refunded money of the unused flight ticket would be credited to the concerned client, however.

There will be no refund for the days of the trek that are missed. You will not be entitled to any refund for services in the package (ie hotel, transport, flight) that you did not use due to the cancellation.

It is advisable to allow one or two extra days at the end of your trip to allow for flight delay/cancellation.

In an emergency, or upon request by our clients, a heli-rescue can be organized. The helicopter costs around USD 3500, and can lift 4-5 persons per flight.  

If flight cancellations at the end of your trek delay your return to Kathmandu, you will be responsible for all your expenses during the wait in Lukla.