Nepal

17 day Everest Base Camp Trek including return international flights, accommodation, transfers, most meals, in-depth sightseeing, highly experienced guide and porters and more.

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17 days | per person twin share | Typically $4,099!
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  • 17 Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Flights
  • 17 Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Flights
  • 17 Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Flights
  • 17 Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Flights
  • 17 Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Flights
  • 17 Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Flights
  • 17 Day Everest Base Camp Trek with Flights
 
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Highlights

 

Achieve your goals with this breath-taking 17 day Everest base camp trek from Kathmandu!

See the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Patan Durbar Square in Kathmandu, trek through Rhododendron and magnolia trees to Phakding, discover the village of Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa ‘capital’ of Nepal and get the chance to see Himalayan Thar, Musked deer or pheasants on your way to Tengboche.

Following our arrival at Gorakshep, we commence the trek to Everest Base Camp, tucked into the mountainside under the sparkling Khumbu Icefall. The highlight for most comes with the ascent to Kala Patthar where the best views of Everest and its neighbouring peaks is found!

Your package includes return international flights, accommodation, expert guides and porters, breakfast daily and most other meals, in-depth sightseeing and more.

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Day 1: Australia –airplane-takeoff– Kathmandu

Today depart Australia for Kathmandu, Nepal!

Upon arrival in Kathmandu you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for check-in. 

Day 2: Pre-Trek Meeting & Kathmandu Valley Tour (B)

After breakfast you will have a pre-trek briefing and meet your guides for the trip. Then, set off for full day of sightseeing in Kathmandu valley. The tour includes; the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO world heritage site); the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath, Monkey Temple the Shyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to buy or rent any trekking gear you require.

Day 3: Kathmandu –airplane-takeoff– Lukla (2886m) – Phakding (2610m)  (B,L,D)

This morning take an early morning scenic flight to the small mountain airport Lukla, the most renowned mountain airstrip in the world! On the flight watch the rugged foothills give way to the snowline of the Himalaya. Many of the world’s highest mountains, including Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu (the world’s 3rd, 4th, and 5th highest respectively) may sometimes be seen from the window of the plane. Once we are in Lukla you will meet your porters and begin today’s trekking. Surprisingly, this high-altitude trek begins by descending to the river at Phakding where we stay for the night.

Trekking Time: approx. 3 ½ hours

Day 4: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3440m)  (B,L,D)

Today continue the trek following the Dudh Koshi River and crossing it many times to enter the park in Jorsale. Stop there for lunch before continuing the trek. At about half-way up the hill, a gap in the trees allow us a cheeky glimpse of Mount Everest for the first time. If the weather is clear at the top, the South-West face will be just visible behind the long Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. A plume can often be seen stretching away from the very summit. After a few hours walking, Namche Bazar will appear ahead as you travel along the path surrounded by pines. Pass the plateau where the Saturday bazaar is held and enter the village. Namche Bazar (3440m) is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Duch koshi Koshi. The village is a central hub of the area. Food, sundry and mountain climbing equipment may be purchased here. Mt. Thamserku (6648m), Mt. Kwangde Ri (6187m) and Mt. Khumbila (5707m) surround the natural bowl that Namche sits in. Overnight at Lodge.

Trekking Time: approx. 6 hours

Day 5: Namche Bazzar – Rest Day  (B,L,D) 

Namche is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu and has an abundance of lodges, tea shops and souvenir shops as well as a magnificent outlook. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche. For the acclimatization we walk up to Khhumjung village through Everest view Hotel in Syangbuche and you will see the beautiful view of the Himalayas including Mt.Everest. Khhumjung is densely populated by the Sherpa community. We’ll visit the old monastery before returning to Namche. Overnight at Lodge.

 Day 6: Namche Bazaar – Tyangboche (3,867m)  (B,L,D)

 We start our trekking with the ridge and level mountain path that offers an excellent panorama of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib. After walking for a few hours on flat Zigzag we descend to the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga. Then we climb through Rhododendron forest to the Tengbuche. Overnight at lodge.

Trekking Time: approx. 5 hours

Day 7: Tyangboche – Dingboche (4,260m)  (B,L,D)

 Today we start our trek with descending through Rhododendron forest to the Imja Khola. We’ll cross an exciting suspension bridge on the Imja Khola and pass by a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Pangboche. Our route continues through summer pastures to Dingboche.

 Trekking Time: approx. 5 hours

 Day 8: Dingboche – Rest Day (B,L,D)

 Today is the remarkable acclimatization day. There are some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as you explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Island Peak. The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon. You have another option as you can hike up to Chhukum. From here, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Island peak, Ama Dablaml, Makalu, Tawoche peak and others.

Day 9: Dingboche – Lobuche (4,930m) (B,L,D)

 The onward Himalayan journey leads us north for up to 50-minutes until we come to a mani-prayer Stupa then the trail is gentle looking down to Pheriche village below. Today’s walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m) Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. After two hours of walking, the trail from Pheriche joins near Dugla (4595m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. Then continue for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of Mt. Pumori and other peaks west of Everest. After a short break, continue trekking up to Lobuche.

Trekking Time: approx. 5 hours

 Day 10: Everest Base Camp! (5,300m) (B,L,D)

We start our trekking following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings you to Gorakshep, where we will stop for lunch. We leave our gear here at the lodge as this is the last place where lodges are available – then we start our Himalayan journey to the Everest Base camp! After spending some time at Base Camp we return to Gorekshep.

Trekking Time: approx. 6-7 hours

Day 11: Gorakshep – Kala Patthar (5,545m) – Pheriche (4,243m) (B,L,D)

An early morning start to climb Kala Patthar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise. From Kala Patthar we can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks such as Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. After seeing the sunrise, we trek down to Gorekshep and have lunch and start trekking down to Pheriche. Overnight at lodge.

Trekking Time: approx. 7 hours

Day 12: Periche – Namche Bazaar (3,441m)  (B,L,D)

Today we walk back to Namche, one of the beautiful Sherpa villages to spend overnight. An easier descent passing through rhododendron forest.

Trekking Time: approx. 6 hours

Day 13: Namche – Lukla (2886m) (B,L,D)

Today is the last day of your trekking. A pleasant trek except for a few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River, crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla.

 Trekking Time: approx. 6 hours

Day 14: Lukla –airplane-takeoff– Kathmandu (B)

Today we take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival the remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 15: Kathmandu – Free Day (B,D)

Free day in Kathmandu. It’s also spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla. Enjoy a farewell dinner in Kathmandu with your fellow trekkers.

Day 16: Kathmandu –airplane-takeoff– Australia (B)

After a memorable trip of a lifetime to Everest Base Camp, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

Day 17: Australia

Arrive home today.

 

What You Get

 
  • Return international airfares with a full service airline
  • Return scenic mountain flights from Kathmandu – Lukla
  • All transfers
  • 15 nights’ accommodation in comfortable lodges on a twin share basis
  • Most meals – breakfast daily, 11 lunches and 12 dinners
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Highly experienced guide & porters (1 porter for 2 people)
  • All national park fees

Highlights:

  • Trek to Everest Base Camp and feel on top of the world!
  • Be awe-stuck by the beauty of the World’s highest mountains including Lhotse, Nuptse and Changtse 
  • Trek higher than most people in the world up to 5545 meters at Kala Patthar
  • Be led by some of the best guides in the industry with porters to assist with your gear
  • Learn about the gentle spirit of the Sherpa people
  • Get among the hustle and bustle of market town Namche Bazaar
 

Fine Print

 

To book your Tour:

  • Bookings essential
  • Once you have purchased your voucher, please complete the following request form: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/bookings
  • Travel dates are subject to availability. If your preferred travel date cannot be confirmed after submitting your booking form, you will receive a refund of the deposit paid.
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Must book minimum 90 days prior to departure
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $199 per person plus any applicable surcharges are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date. 
  • Final Payment is due 60 days after initial deposit. Once this payment is made, no cancellations or amendments are permitted and all prior payments become strictly non-refundable. If you book within 180 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment.
  • No bookings permitted within 90 days of travel 
  • Up to 12 Months Interest Free available: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/up-to-12-months-interest-free/
  • PLEASE NOTE: No flight, staybehind or special requests will be actioned until your final payment is made.
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

 Tour Excludes: 

  • Travel insurance
  • Transfers
  • Visas
  • Tipping
  • Optional tours
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned or “optional” in the itinerary.
  • Hot showers during trek

Single Supplement:

$420 per person in addition to the twin share price

Please purchase one twin share voucher and then purchase your single supplement. You can purchase your single supplement by clicking here 

Triple Share: Not available

Group Sizes: : 2 – 14 people

Child Policy: Not suitable for children under 15 years old. For children aged 15 and above please purchase 1 x voucher

Accommodation: 

Kathmandu: Hotel Moonlight or similar
On Trek: Mountain Lodges and Tea Houses 

Health:

Different levels of travel involve varying degrees of activity and we recommend a good level of fitness and health in order to fully experience the package and optional tours purchased, including site-seeing by foot, climbing of stairs and extended day touring. It remains each passenger’s responsibility to inform Webjet Exclusives of any health or mobility issues that may impact the running of the tour, both for the safety of the passenger concerned and for other travellers in the group.

Travel Insurance: Help cover yourself for the unexpected with great value Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

If you are needing assistance with your Visa, please request it upon submitting your booking form.

For more information on how to book your Webjet Exclusives deal, please visit our Bookings FAQ Page

Note: If you have not yet selected your dates of travel or submitted your booking form, our 21 Day Money Back Guarantee allows you to claim a full refund within 21 days of your purchase. However, if you have selected your dates and submitted your booking form, your purchase becomes strictly non-refundable even within 21 days of purchase. See our Terms & Conditions for further details.

 

Travel Dates

 

2018:

8 February
18 February 
16 March
28 March
10 April
18 April
30 April
12 May 
25 May
2 June
18 June
8 September
28 September
8 October
16 October
22 October
26 October
4 November
12 November
20 November
24 November
4 December
10 December

Surcharges may apply to some dates, please see the availability calendar for more details

Bookings not accepted when within 90 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates reflected in both the Fine Print and Calendar are subject to change at any time.

 

Flight Information

 

Airline: 

  • Return economy airfares from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth with China Southern (Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air or Thai Airways if unavailable.) 
  • Adelaide – A $250 interstate surcharge applies per person, please purchase the interstate fee after you click ‘Buy Now’ or  by clicking here
  • Including minimum 23kg of checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to airline).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher.
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. 
  • Flights cannot be used one-way only 

Flights:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve up to 2 transits. These changes are beyond our control and are subject to availability and airline schedule changes.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights. 
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.

Schedule Changes: 

  • Airline schedule changes or cancellations can happen from time to time and are beyond our control. The customer is responsible for reviewing their flight schedule prior to their departure. Webjet Exclusives endeavours to assist customers where possible, however should any change or cancellation occur, please contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Flight Variations:

Option 1: Arrive early and/or extend your stay post tour with the promotional airline

  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person is applied per person should you wish to arrive early and/or extend your stay. Fee is non-negotiable and must be paid before your flight variation can be confirmed.
  • Please select how many days you want to arrive early and/or extend your stay by on your Booking Form. 
  • Flights will arrive into the city as per the tour itinerary and depart from the city as per tour itinerary. Customers cannot choose another airport or city for their arrival and/or departure.
  • All flights will be booked with the promotional airfare available at the time of booking – for your choice of preferred airline or cabin class, please see below.
  • Your fight request is subject to availability and if the promotional airfare is not available, you will be quoted the fare difference in addition to the flat fee.
  • You will be sent an invoice for the additional fee after your booking form has been received. Once this invoice has been paid, your flights will be ticketed based on the days you have requested. Your varied flight itinerary will not be provided in advance of ticketing and once your flights have been ticketed, no further changes can be made.
  • If the invoice is not paid by the expiry date, you will be automatically booked on the promotional airfare for the standard dates of the package.
  • If you are wishing to arrange internal flights, this must be arranged at your own expense. Webjet Exclusives cannot assist with the purchase of additional flights outside of the itinerary.
  • Webjet Exclusives are unable to provide any additional accommodation outside of the tour itinerary and this will need to be arranged at your own expense. By extending your departure date, you will also forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and will need to make your own way to the airport at your own expense.

 Option 2: Upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class (where available)

  • A flat fee of $250.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase.
  • If you have a preferred airline for your upgrade quote, please mention this in the Special Request field of your Booking Form. If no specific airline is requested, the best available fare will be quoted to you.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after the final payment.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the promotional airfare included in your packages.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

 Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your cabin upgrade, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

Option 3: Choose an alternative airline

  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to travel with a premium airline for your tour.
  • Please specify your preferred airline in the Special Request field of your booking form.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after the final payment.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to confirm your flights as per the tour itinerary.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your airline preference, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Only $199 deposit!
  • Return airfares with a full service airline including checked luggage
  • Return scenic mountain flights from Kathmandu – Lukla
  • All transfers
  • 15 nights’ accommodation
  • Most meals – breakfast daily, 11 lunches and 12 dinners
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Highly experienced guide & porters
  • All national park fees
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