Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek

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  • Duration12 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Activity Trekking/Hiking
  • Max. Altitude 5545m/18192 ft
  • Starts Lukla
  • Ends Lukla
  • Group Size 1-20
  • Best Season September To May
Group Discount Prices
1 paxUS$4590
2 - 6 paxUS$3690
7 - 10 paxUS$3490
11 - 15 paxUS$3290
16 - 20 paxUS$3090
Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek Highlights
  • Stay in high-end hotels like Hotel Mulberry in Kathmandu and premier lodges like Yeti Mountain Home and Dingboche Resort during the trek, offering unparalleled comfort and luxury in the Himalayas.
  • Experience the thrill and convenience of helicopter transfers to and from Lukla, providing spectacular aerial views of the Everest region.
  • Explore Namche Bazaar, the vibrant heart of the Sherpa community, and enjoy an acclimatization day in this bustling town filled with cultural and shopping experiences.
  • Embark on a memorable hike to the iconic Everest Base Camp, immersing yourself in the majestic beauty of the world’s highest peak.
  • Witness the breathtaking sunrise from Kala Patthar, offering the best panoramic views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks.
  • Enjoy the unique blend of rustic charm and comfort in lodges like Rivendell Lodge and Dingboche Resort, nestled in picturesque locations.
  • Carefully planned acclimatization days to ensure a comfortable and safe ascent to higher altitudes.
  • Conclude the trek with a luxurious and relaxing stay back in Kathmandu, reflecting on the unforgettable experiences of your journey.
  • Enjoy a scenic helicopter return from Gorak Shep to Kathmandu, adding a touch of exclusivity and convenience to your trek.

Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek Overview

Experience the extraordinary with the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek, a journey that redefines high-altitude trekking. It offers an exclusive blend of adventure and opulence, set against the backdrop of the world’s most iconic mountain range. From helicopter rides to the finest lodges in the Himalayas, every aspect of the trek provides unparalleled luxury and comfort.

The EBC luxury trek package from Nepal Trekking Experts goes beyond the conventional, offering a unique experience where every detail is crafted for excellence and indulgence. It’s an Everest base camp trek with a helicopter return. It combines the thrill of adventure with the pampering of luxury amenities. The Luxury EBC Trek is perfect for those who want to explore the majestic Everest without compromising on the finer things in life.

The EBC Luxury Trek stands apart from standard Everest Base Camp Treks, offering an experience steeped in comfort and exclusivity. It is designed for those who wish to delve into the heart of the Himalayas without forgoing the finer comforts of life. From the moment you land in Kathmandu, luxury awaits, be it in the plush accommodations at Hotel Mulberry or the world-class service. The journey takes an extraordinary turn with a helicopter ride to Lukla, introducing you to the majestic landscapes from a unique aerial perspective.

Each step of the Luxury EBC Trek is accompanied by stays in the finest lodges in the region, such as Yeti Mountain Home and Dingboche Resort, where comfort and luxury meet the rustic charm of the mountains. The trek includes not just the physical journey to Everest Base Camp but also encapsulates luxury experiences such as gourmet dining, exceptional service, and amenities like hot showers and WiFi in remote locations. The Everest base camp luxury trek redefines high-altitude adventures, combining the thrill of Everest with the unparalleled comfort of premium services, making it a unique and memorable experience.

What Makes the Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Unique?

The luxury Everest base camp trek elevates the classic trekking experience with comfort and exclusivity, making it a distinctive adventure. The trek is not just about the destination but also about enjoying a journey filled with premium services and unparalleled comfort, even in the remote Himalayan terrain.

Helicopter Transfers

The inclusion of helicopter rides to Lukla and back from Gorak Shep is a highlight, offering a faster, more comfortable, and scenic alternative to the typical flights. These helicopter transfers provide stunning aerial views of the Everest region, adding a touch of luxury and exclusivity to your trek.

Premium Lodging Experiences

Unlike standard teahouses, the Everest base camp luxury trek features stays in the finest lodges like Yeti Mountain Home and Dingboche Resort. These lodges offer upscale amenities, superior comfort, and personalized services, ensuring a luxurious stay in the heart of the Himalayas.

Enhanced Dining Experiences

Enjoy gourmet meals that go beyond the basic trekking fare, offering a variety of cuisines prepared with high-quality ingredients. The dining experience on the luxury EBC trek is designed to cater to a range of tastes and preferences, ensuring satisfaction and energy for the trek.

 Small Group Size for Personalized Attention

The luxury trek to Everest base camp is organized for small groups to ensure personalized attention and a more intimate experience. It allows for better service, closer interaction with guides, and a more enjoyable trekking experience.

Additional Amenities and Services

EBC luxury treks come with added amenities such as access to WiFi, hot showers, and battery charging facilities, even in remote locations. These conveniences ensure a comfortable and connected trekking experience, setting this luxury trek apart from the standard options.

 EBC Luxury Trek Difficulty

While the EBC luxury trek offers enhanced comfort and services, the physical challenge and difficulty of trekking to the base of the world's highest peak remain significant. The luxury trek to Everest base camp traverses rugged terrain and reaches high altitudes, posing various challenges even for the seasoned trekker.

High Altitude and Acclimatization

One of the primary challenges is the high altitude. As the trek reaches above 5,000 meters, the risk of altitude sickness increases. Proper acclimatization and a gradual ascent are crucial to allow your body to adjust to the thinning air and reduce the risk of altitude-related complications.

Varied and Rugged Terrain

The trek involves navigating through diverse terrains, including rocky paths, steep inclines, and potentially slippery trails, especially near the base camp. The varying conditions require good physical fitness and careful footing.

 Weather and Temperature Extremes

 Mornings and nights, and possible wind and snow at higher elevations. The weather in the Everest region can be unpredictable, with sudden changes. Trekkers must be prepared for extreme cold, especially in the early

 Long Trekking Days

Several days of the trek involve walking for extended periods, sometimes up to 6-7 hours a day. These long trekking days, combined with the altitude, can be physically demanding and require endurance and resilience.

Physical Fitness Requirements

Despite the luxurious amenities, the trek requires a good level of physical fitness. Trekkers should engage in prior training, focusing on cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and hiking, to build stamina and prepare for the physical demands of the trek.

Best Time for Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek

Choosing the right time for the Everest Base Camp luxury trek is crucial for an enjoyable experience. The trek can be undertaken most of the year, but certain seasons, specifically from September to May, offer the most favorable conditions. This period spans autumn, winter, and spring, each bringing unique aspects to the trek.

Autumn (September to November)

Autumn is a prime season for trekking in Everest due to stable weather and clear skies. The visibility is excellent, offering stunning views of the mountains. The moderate temperatures make for comfortable trekking conditions, and the trails are lively, with vibrant foliage adding to the beauty.

Winter (December to February)

Winter offers a serene trekking experience with fewer crowds. The landscape is often blanketed in snow, creating a magical atmosphere. Though colder, with proper gear, the trek is very manageable. The clear skies provide excellent mountain views, making it a great time for photography.

Spring (March to May)

Spring is another popular time for the luxury Everest base camp trek, characterized by warmer weather and blooming rhododendrons. The days are longer, providing more daylight for trekking and enjoying the natural beauty. The weather is generally stable, making it a favorable time for the trek.

EBC Luxury Trek with the Nepal Trekking Experts

The Everest base camp luxury trek is an exceptional journey that combines the rugged allure of the Himalayas with the comfort of luxury travel. It’s an adventure that allows you to immerse yourself in the beauty of the world’s highest peaks while enjoying the finest accommodations and services. The trek is perfect for those who wish to experience the thrill of Everest in a more refined and comfortable manner.

Nepal Trekking Experts offers a superior and unmatched EBC Luxury Trek experience. We ensure that every aspect of the trek is thoughtfully curated to meet the highest standards of luxury and comfort. From exclusive helicopter rides to premium lodging and gourmet dining, our trekking agency in Nepal provides an experience that transcends the ordinary trekking journey. Contact us for an unforgettable adventure where luxury meets the wild, and every step is a step into the extraordinary.

Useful Information

Tips for Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek Preparation:

  • Train regularly, such as in cardio, gym, trail run, trekking, or hiking with a backpack, before visiting Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek.
  • Choose a professional organizer along with a local guide who has deep knowledge, good English—speaking, experience, a good decision-maker, and has a positive attitude.
  • Trek slowly and steadily.
  • Be hydrated all the time (drink 3—4 liters of water every day).
  • Hike higher, sleep lower.
  • Well-acclimatize (do not rush your itinerary).
  • Balancing meals.
  • Proper gear.
  • Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol during the ascent.
  • Hire a porter to carry your backpacks.
  • The Lukla flight may often be delayed or canceled due to weather, we recommend having flexibility on your holiday.
  • In the worst-case scenario, a helicopter might be available. It costs more or less 500 USD per person each way. Please prepare for additional costs in case of an emergency.
  • To get out of Lukla, you may also walk a day to Paiya/Tham Danda and ride a jeep to Kathmandu via Salleri. The road from Paiya/Tham Danda to Salleri is bumpy. It may take three days in total. But keep in mind that the drive might be long and unpleasant. In the same way, you can reach Lukla from Kathmandu. The Salleri to Tham Danda/Paiya road conditions will depend on the season you are trekking.
  • In the peak season (mid-March to mid-May and mid-September to November, depending on traffic), the Lukla flight will operate from Ramechhap Airport.
  • Book your trip a few months in advance to secure a professional guide and Lukla flight.

Special Amenities During Everest Base Camp Luxury Trekking:

The Everest base camp luxury trek goes beyond the typical trekking experience; it provides special amenities designed for comfort and convenience. These amenities ensure a luxurious experience, blending adventure with the comforts of modern living, even in the remote Himalayan terrain.


Accommodations on the luxury EBC trek are a step above the standard teahouses. Stay in high-end lodges and hotels like Hotel Mulberry in Kathmandu, Yeti Mountain Home, and Dingboche Resort. These offer comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms, and often stunning mountain views, ensuring restful nights after challenging trekking days.


Dining during the luxury Everest base camp trek includes a variety of gourmet options, ranging from local Nepali cuisine to international dishes, all prepared with high-quality ingredients. The focus is on providing nutritious, well-balanced, and delicious meals to keep trekkers energized and satisfied throughout their journey.


Transportation is a highlight, with luxury helicopter transfers offering a quick, comfortable, and scenic journey to start and end the trek. This mode of transportation not only saves time but also adds an element of exclusivity and excitement to the trekking experience.

Battery Charging:

Given the remote nature of the trek, having reliable battery charging facilities is a significant convenience. The luxury lodges on the EBC luxury trek offer charging facilities, ensuring that your electronic devices, crucial for communication and capturing memories, are always powered.


To stay connected with the outside world, even while nestled in the Himalayas, WiFi is provided in most of the luxury lodges. This service allows trekkers to share their experiences in real-time, check in with loved ones, or even attend to urgent matters while away from home.


  • Max. Altitude:1400m/4593 ft
  • Accommodation:Hotel Malla or Similar

Arrive in Kathmandu and be greeted with our exceptional service right from the airport. You’ll be escorted to Hotel Malla or a similar luxury hotel, where comfort and elegance await. Unwind in the lavish surroundings and anticipate the thrilling adventure that lies ahead on the Everest Base Camp luxury trek.


  • Max. Altitude:1400m/4593 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Accommodation:Hotel Malla or Similar

Use this day to relax or explore the vibrant city of Kathmandu. Finalize your preparations for the luxury trek to Everest base camp while enjoying the luxurious amenities at Hotel Malla. This day is perfect for acclimatizing to Nepal’s environment and soaking in the local culture.


  • Max. Altitude:2610m/8563 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Yeti Mountain Home

Experience the convenience and thrill of a helicopter ride to Lukla, a unique start to your trekking journey. You'll start your luxury EBC trek, making your way to Phakding. It’s a delightful introduction to the region’s natural beauty. Stay at Yeti Mountain Home, where comfort meets the charm of the mountains.


  • Max. Altitude:3440m/11286 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Yeti Mountain Home

The trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar is filled with scenic beauty and cultural encounters. Stay at Yeti Mountain Home in Namche, offering luxurious accommodation and breathtaking views, making it an ideal stop for rest and rejuvenation.

  • Max. Altitude:3440m/11286 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Yeti Mountain Home

This essential acclimatization day in Namche includes a gentle exploration of the town and surrounding areas. Enjoy the high-standard facilities at Yeti Mountain Home, ensuring you are well-rested and acclimatized for the days ahead.


  • Max. Altitude:3720m/12205 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Rivendell Lodge

Today, you’ll continue your luxury Eversts base camp trek, ascending from Namche to Deboche. It’s an enchanting journey filled with splendid views. Your stay at Rivendell Lodge combines rustic charm with comfort, nestled amidst the serene beauty of the Himalayas.


  • Max. Altitude:4410m/14469 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Dingboche Resort

As you trek to Dingboche, the landscape transforms, offering stunning vistas. Your accommodation at Dingboche Resort provides a comfortable and peaceful retreat, ensuring a pleasant stay in this picturesque village.


  • Max. Altitude:4410m/14469 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Dingboche Resort

Spend another day acclimatizing in the quaint village of Dingboche. Enjoy short hikes or relax at Dingboche Resort, where luxury and the ruggedness of the mountains blend seamlessly.


  • Max. Altitude:4940m/16207 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:8000 Inn Pyramid Lodge

The trek to Lobuche takes you through diverse terrain and offers some of the most stunning views of the trek. The journey brings you closer to the heart of the Himalayas as you ascend through alpine landscapes, getting ever closer to Everest Base Camp. The evening in Lobuche is spent in comfortable yet simple lodgings, allowing you to rest and rejuvenate for the next day’s journey.

  • Max. Altitude:5164m/16942 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation:Himalayan Lodge

A pivotal day of the Everest Base Camp luxury trek, as you journey from Lobuche to Gorak Shep, then embark on the exciting hike to Everest Base Camp. Experience the exhilaration of reaching one of the most iconic locations on Earth. After soaking in the achievements of the day, return to Gorak Shep for a well-deserved rest.


  • Max. Altitude:1400m/4593 ft
  • Meals:Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation:Hotel Malla or Similar

An early morning hike to Kala Patthar offers breathtaking sunrise views of Everest. Your luxury Everest Base Camp Trek concludes with a helicopter return to Kathmandu. It provides a spectacular aerial farewell to the Everest region. Enjoy the luxury and comfort of Hotel Mulberry or something similar upon your return.


  • Meals:Breakfast

On your final day, reflect on the incredible journey and the unforgettable memories made. As you prepare for departure, our team ensures a smooth transition to the airport, bidding you farewell in the hopes of your return to Nepal for more adventures.


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What's Included
Cost Includes
  • Complimentary airport picks up and drops off
  • Complimentary welcome dinner
  • Three-night stay in Kathmandu with breakfast included.
  • All necessary trekking permits, such as Sagarmatha National Park, Pasang Lahmu Rural Municipality Trek Card, TIMS cards, etc.
  • Flights to and from Lukla by a shared helicopter
  • Gorakshep to Lukla by a shared helicopter
  • All accommodations during the trek
  • Three meals a day during the trek
  • A cup of tea or coffee each time with the meal
  • Fresh fruit each day, if and when available
  • A complimentary duffel bag or agency T-shirt, a trekking map, and a sleeping bag if needed
  • A government-registered and first-aid-trained professional local guide who speaks English
  • A porter for every two people in a group
  • First-aid kit
  • Staff insurance, meals, accommodation, equipment, transportation, etc.
  • Rescue arrangements, if necessary
  • Agency service charge and government tax (VAT)
  • A certificate of achievement, if needed
Cost Excludes
  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal insurance, personal expenses, loss of property, theft, etc.
  • Sightseeing costs (temples, monastery entrance fee, etc.)
  • All beverages, snacks, laundry, etc.
  • Tip to staff
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Dates & Availability
Start:SaturdayJun 15, 2024
End:WednesdayJun 26, 2024
Start:TuesdayJun 25, 2024
End:SaturdayJul 06, 2024


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FAQs for Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek
  • The cost of a standard Everest base camp trek varies depending on factors like the trekking agency, the services included, and the group size. Nepal Trekking Experts offers the EBC trek for only $1,390 per person.

  • The highest point on the Everest base camp trek is Kala Patthar, which stands at an elevation of 5,545 meters (18,192 feet). It’s a popular spot for trekkers to visit for its panoramic views of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan peaks.


  • While the Everest base camp trek is a high-altitude adventure with inherent risks, it’s generally considered safe when undertaken with proper preparation and guidance. The main risks include altitude sickness, unpredictable weather, and challenging terrain. Nepal Trekking Experts offers a luxury EBC trek that prioritizes safety and provides support to address these challenges effectively.

  • The altitude of Everest Base Camp is 5364 meters/ 17598 feet.

  • Kala Patthar is 5550 meters/ 18209 feet above the sea level.

  • You can expect a maximum of 15-20°c for the first couple of days and a minimum of -10 to -15°c during the night in higher altitudes.

  • The best time for the luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is September to November and March to May.

  • The luxury Everest base camp Trek costs 3000 - 4600 USD per person. It depends on the number of days, group size, service, etc.

  • The luxury Everest Base Camp Trek takes 9 - 12 days, 60 Km/37 miles.

  • Yes, you can do the luxury Everest Base Camp Trek solo with an experienced guide.

  • You get the higher category of hotel, service and helicopter transport in the luxury package and normal hotel and transfer by plane in the normal Everest Base Camp Trek package.

1Travelers' Reviews
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    Everest Base Camp Trek finally checked off my bucket list!!

    The Everest Base Camp Trek has been on my list since I was in High School. I'm currently 51 years old. My father did this trek in 1972, before the Khumbu region was the popular tourist destination it is today. So, I've had lots of pictures to look at over the years. I found Nepal Trekking Experts in 2020, when I did some research & almost booked the trip then, but the person I was going with, backed out.
    Fast forward to February 2023, my current GF said she was in. So, we booked very early in 2023 for the last 2 weeks in October 2023. Booking early is beneficial since Rajesh, the company owner, can book the earliest flights to & from Lukla & get the best teahouse rooms (if you opt for an attached bathroom).
    Communication prior to the trip was excellent & Rajesh answered all of my questions & informed me of stuff I didn't know about. So, when we arrived in Kathmandu, we knew the procedure & where to meet our contact Rabin, at the airport. We checked into our hotel, settled in & met up with Rajesh later & he told us about the trek & made sure we had all the proper gear. We brought all our own gear, so we didn't need to rent any equipment. They did supply a duffel bag for each of us that our porter Bijaya carried. Our guide Prakash was excellent. He spoke very good English too. Very knowledgeable & kind. He tended to our every needs & then some! He was great at the teahouses & was on top of all our meals & whatever else we needed. He told us about the regions we were in, mountain names and any other relevant information. Since it was just the 2 of us, we hiked at our own pace & Prakash looked after both of us. Bijaya our porter usually went on ahead & checked us into our room. So, when we arrived at our destination, we were all set. The trek itself is beautiful every step of the way, but you have to put in the work to get to the next stop. The hills are steep, but if you take your time, they are manageable. We had extra days in Namche & Dingboche to acclimatize. By the time we made it to Gorak Shep, I was feeling great, but my GF was having symptoms from the altitude. Her pulse ox was low & not much energy. She told me to go to base camp & come back. Prakash stayed with her & Bijaya & I went to base camp. I made it to base camp finally & was thrilled to finally make it there after all these years!! The weather for this day & the rest of the trip was perfect. The mountains wanted to be seen, especially Ama Dablam. Such a beautiful mountain. It dominates the trek for several days. We ended up having to take a helicopter down but could only get one the next morning leaving out of Lobuche. Prakash arranged 2 horses to take us back down from Gorak Shep. So, we crossed the Khumbu Glacier in the dark on horseback. That was an experience & something we never imagined doing! Prakash & Rajesh had managed to arrange the helicopter rides for the next day.
    We made it back to Kathmandu & all was well. We had Rajesh book us the rest of the trip at the Ramada Encore (very nice luxury) & we spent the rest of our trip exploring the different areas of Kathmandu. The trip was excellent & if we come back to do some more trekking, we will book with Nepal Trekking Experts again!!

    SpiderbluesNov 08, 2023United States
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