Searching for the Everest base camp trek cost and international flight to Kathmandu could be bit overwhelming as there are hundreds of travel companies offering different prices. Many wonder what is the reasonable price for Everest base camp trek, rightly so as trek to Everest base camp (EBC) could be expensive. International flight to Kathmandu is only about half the expenses, then add the estimate 15 days Everest base camp trek’s cost, you will be looking at least two thousand eight hundred dollars.
You may suffer early symptoms of altitude sickness (headache and confusion) with avalanche of travel companies showing different cost for Everest base camp trek. Almost all treks are designed for 14-16 days (2-3 rest days for acclimatization) with short flight (25 mins) from Kathmandu to Lukla and return. We would recommend studying each travel itineraries including travel features and what is included and excluded. If you ever get stranded at Lukla airport, please bear in mind the extra cost!
We at Sonam Adventures LLC are partner with Sonam Adventures Pvt. in Nepal. We don’t pay commission and most money goes directly to the local company and local staffs. About 90 % of employees are from Nepal and our owner Sonam Gyatlsen, a Tibetan American lives in Nepal and Tibet. Our entire customer service representatives and domestic 24/7 (Nepal) call services are handled by local professionals. Local customer service representatives and regional guides are hand picked and trained to meet western standards.
Our Everest base camp trek guides are the best in the business. They are from the Everest region and many are Mt. Everest summiteers. Our expert Sherpa guide will provide optimum safety while ensuring an enjoyable and successful trek. Moreover, you are guaranteed to be shower with local cultures!
We have listed here cost price for Everest base camp trek from leading adventure travel companies in north America and Europe with their own travel features. Rest assure when you travel with Sonam Adventures, there are no hidden charges or surprises. Please study the price comparison chart and reach us with many questions.
|Travel Features||Sonam Adventures||Leading Adventure Travel and Tours Company|
Price Match Policy
|Trip Duration||15 Days||15 Days|
|Small Group||Max. 10 travelers||Max. 15-20 travelers|
|Airport pick up & drop off (Kathmandu)||✓||✗|
✓ 24/7 International
✓ 24/7 NEPAL
24/7 International customer service
|Included Meals||3 breakfast, 2 dinner||3 breakfast|
|Included Travel Medical Insurance||✓||✗|
|Stranded at Lukla Airport||
✓ Free accommodation up to 3 days
✓Stranded on Day 7, free helicopter ride back to KTM: $600 value
Most treks are designed for 14-17 days with rest days for acclimatization and 1-2 days of sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
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Smaller the group, more superior the service. Unparalleled personal service is our mantra. We are not a big company and we only focus on small group (max. 10 travelers).
Price Match Policy:
We offer the best price and will be happy to meet any competitor’s price in north America, guarantee! Please see, our Price Match Policy under terms and conditions.
Kathmandu to Lukla and return are included in all tours. Flight is about 25 minutes ride each way. Baggage allowance for the local flight is 11 lbs or 5 kg for carry on and 22 lbs or 10 kg for check in. Extra fee (about $1.2 per 1 kg or 2.2 lbs as of 2013) applies for overweight baggages.
All accommodation are based on twin sharing basis. In Kathmandu, 3 stars hotels and above (equivalent to US 2-3 stars) are offered. During the trek, guesthouse (tea house lodge), clean but basic are provided. Extra fee applies for single private room.
Imagine local professional friend and interpreter (local customer representative) to assist you 24/7.
Most meals are buffet style at hotels in Kathmandu. We strongly advise to opt for vegetarian meals during the trek. Allow $200-$350 for not included meals.
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Travel Medical Insurance:
All travel and tour companies mandate purchasing travel medical insurance in event of medical emergency. Attitude illness is a major concern. All package tours with Sonam Adventures come with free travel medical insurance.
For your convenience, we provide SIM cards or mobile phones for all our visitors, to use for the duration of your tour. Yes! there is a limited mobile signal at EBC.
In case you suffered attitude sickness, we got you covered!
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Rest assure when you travel with Sonam Adventures, there are no hidden charges or surprises. When it comes to our charges, we are completely transparent, the price you see is the price you pay.
When you travel to Himalayas, it is in your interest and ours that the experience is a rich one for you. We understand that you have invested time and money in making your Everest adventure all that it can be. We can promise you that we will do all in our power to make your trek with us to Everest base camp an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Please ask lots of questions and contact us anytime. Our Himalayan Expert will be available to speak (+1 888 388-5308) to you 24/7. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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