Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is a refined version of the usual 13 days EBC trek. You stay overnight in some of the best lodges and enjoy luxury trekking while relishing breathtaking Himalayan mountain views."Stay overnight in the luxury lodges during the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek. First of all, not many trekkers get to enjoy a luxury trek to the Everest Base Camp because of its high price. So, if you are looking for something different and comfortable in the Khumbu region, we highly suggest Everest Base Camp Luxury Trekking. This trek is perfect for all travellers, whether you are experienced or new.
You walk up to the base camp of Mt. Everest. It is the highest mountain in the world. The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trekking goes through small mountain settlement areas resided by Sherpas, Lamas, Rai, etc. What makes this trek very unique, apart from the luxury overnight stay, is the helicopter return from Kala Patthar.
Yes, you read it right. At the end of the trek, we send a helicopter to pick you up from Kala Patthar and drop you at Lukla. The views during the helicopter flight from EBC are out of this world. Every participant gets full window seats to enjoy the ride to the fullest. You can opt for the Everest Luxury trek if you cannot go on the long trek to EBC.
Mountain views during Everest luxury trek
The Everest Base Camp luxury trek 13 days offers dramatic views of the snow-capped mountain from both land and air. It is one of the best treks to enjoy the aerial panorama of the Himalayas. As you trek through the dense forests of the Sagarmatha National Park and picturesque villages, the gorgeous sceneries unfold themselves one by one in front of you.
From lush valley views to the dry, barren alpine landscape, you get to witness a wide range of scenery during the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trekking. Some of the mountains seen during the trek are Everest (8,849 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Makalu (8,463 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Baruntse (7,162 m), etc.
Everest Base Camp Trek with helicopter return route
The Everest Base Camp luxury lodge trek begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla (2,860 m). From here, you trek to Phakding village (2,610 m). The trail then goes to Monjo (2,835 m) and ascends through dense forests of rhododendron & bamboo. Crossing multiple bridges over the Dudh Koshi River, you steeply ascend to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m).
Here, you spend a rest day, and hike to the Hotel Everest View (3,962 m). The trail then drops down to Dudh Kosi valley at Pungki Thanka. Following an uphill route through the lush forest, you reach Tengboche (3,860 m), and the next day begin walking towards Dingboche (4,410 m). The trail to Dingboche village ascends along with terraced fields and meadows.
You spend a rest day at Dingboche village and hike to Nagarjun Hill at 5,100 m. From here onwards, you leave the tree line behind and trek to Lobuche village (4,910 m). The mountain gets prominent, and the views are surreal. Your next stop is Everest Base Camp (5,364 m) via Gorak Shep ((5,181 m).
You spend that night in Gorak Shep and hike to Kala Patthar (5,644 m) early in the morning the following day. This viewpoint offers a magical sunrise and 3-degrees views of the snowy cliffs dominating the sky. Our team will pick you up at the Kala Patthar on the same day and fly you to Lukla. The treks end here, and you fly back to Kathmandu another morning.
The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek in Nepal is a moderate trek. The trekking route is diable enough for new trekkers to join. Thanks to many modern comforts available during the Everest luxury trek, this trek is relatively easy to do than the usual EBC trek.
The terrain demands 5 to 7 hours of walking each day. You'll be conquering steep uphill & downhill routes too. Likewise, there are a handful of rugged, rocky sections along the way.
Our Everest Base Camp luxury trek itinerary has two acclimatisation days, which makes the journey less risky to altitude sickness. We have a constant rise in elevation. Therefore the trekkers get ample time to adjust to the altitude.
Drink a lot of water & other fluids to keep yourself hydrated and lower the risk of altitude sickness. Do not consume alcoholic drinks while ascending. Look out for symptoms like difficulty in breathing, insomnia, headache, nausea, etc.
Everest trek preparation
We recommend our guests to have 4 to 6 weeks in hand before the beginning of the EBC trek. In this time, you can prepare your body to walk long hours and build up your stamina. The trekkers do not need to undergo any advanced training for Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek.
Book our Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek 2022/2023 departure dates now to get the best price. We do take last-minute bookings too, for this trek. You can custom design the EBC luxury trek itinerary if you wish.
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These are some of our other Everest Base Camp trek packages- Everest view trek, Everest Gokyo lakes trek, Everest base camp helicopter tour, and Everest three high passes trek.