Nepal Everest Base Camp Tour-9 days Nepal EBC Tour takes you to the most beautiful places of Nepal. The places are Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan and Mt Everest by mountain flight tour. This is the once in a life time, amazing tour in the Himalayas. Everest and Nepal are two important terms of Nepal tourism.
Enjoy the stunning view of Mount Everest either from helicopter or regular mountain flight. You will learn about the spiritual and cultural significance of the mountains as well as cultural heritage during the tour in Kathmandu.
The Everest base camp tour is also a combination of sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, visit to Chitwan National Park, and Himalayas view from Pokhara, and also possible to explore Everest Base Camp by helicopter ride. It is about 4 hour helicopter tour from Kathmandu to Kathmandu which is costly than the Everest Mountain flight tour.
During the tour, we offer twin sharing hotel accommodation with breakfast. The accommodation will budget, standard and deluxe hotel it depends on the package price. On the tour package, all transfer, hotel with breakfast, guide, entrance includes.
The EBC tour highly recommends for family with children to senior people together with young couples. Autumn, Spring are best time of year. Winter is also a good time but it is cold. No previous experience require for the Everest Base Camp Nepal Tour.
Day 01Arrive in Kathmandu
45 minutes from kathmandu to Thamel BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
You will be received at Kathmandu airport by our representative holding your name plate. After formal meeting,and welcome with a traditional flower garland and transferred to your hotel. There is an option of familiarization walk to the old Kathmandu in the suburb of tourist center of Thamel.
Day 02Everest Mountain Flight-Kathmandu Tour
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Wake up early in the morning and drive to the airport for an hour Everest Mountain Flight tour by small 19 seater airplane.Every seat are the window seat to get a spectacular view of Mount Everest, and every clients have 5 mintues time to get the best view and the best photograph of Mount Everest. After the completion of Everest Flight Tour, we drive back to hotel. Breakfast,and we drive for tour to Swayambhunath also known as the "Monkey Temple". Swayambhunath is a 2000 year old world famous Buddhist Stupa and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible for many miles from all sides of the valley. Painted on the four-sided base of the spire are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. Above each pair of eyes is the 'third eye' signifying the wisdom of looking within.
Continue on to Kathmandu Durbar Square, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Durbar Square means "meeting place" is the centre of old Kathmandu, a gathering of temples and shrines with intricate carvings. You willl see the temple of Kasthamandap, believed to have been made from the timber of a single tree, the three storied Akash Bhairav (God of the sky) Temple, and Hanuman Dhoka, the old royal palace named after the monkey god. From the entrance gate of the Hanuman Dhoka you can enter the Nasal Chowk courtyard. Continue on to the Temple of the Living Goddess, or Kumari House where you may catch a glimpse of the "Kumari" at one of the open windows overlooking the inner courtyard. Kumari is a tradition in Nepal of worshiping young girls as manifestations of the divine female energy or "Devi" in Hindu religious traditions.
After lunch in Kathmandu, we drive to Patan, one of the oldest Buddhist cities in the world, also known as Lalitpur, or the city of fine arts. Patan is one of three royal cities in the valley and is filled with wood and stone carvings, metal statues, ornate architecture, including dozens of Buddhist and Hindu temples, and over 1200 monuments. Your tour ends with a visit to the Tibetan Handicraft Centre. Established in 1960 with the aid of the Red Cross and the Swiss Development Corporation, the aim of Tibetan Handicraft Centre is to help provide Tibetan refugees with job opportunities. Here you can observe how traditional carpets, and handicrafts like prayer wheels are made and sold in souvenir shops.
Day 03Kathmandu Sightseeing
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Today we do explore Bhadgaon, the "city of devotees". Found in the 9th century, is the home of medieval art and architecture. Here you can visit the Durbar Square, with its array of temples, and the Palace of 55 Windows. This Palace is the best example of the Pagoda style of architecture and stands on five terraces, on each of which stands a pair of figures - two strong men, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and two goddesses.
Continue on to the UNESCO World Heritage Site -the Pashupatinath Temple. This is one of the most significant Hindu Temples of Lord Shiva in the world. The richly ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga, or phallic symbols, of Lord Shiva. It stands as a symbol of unity bringing together the different sects of Hinduism under a single fold. It is situated on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River. Please note: Non-Hindus are not permitted to enter, but can view the temple from a special vantage point. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River, a sacred place of cremation and where thousands of pilgrims from all over the world come to pay their respects.
Then we visit Boudhnath, one of the largest stupas of it's kind in the world. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal directions, keeping watch for righteous behavior and human prosperity. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels.
Day 04 Kathmandu to Chitwan(810m, 180km, 6 hours)
180 km, 6 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Chitwan
Early this morning, drive to Chitwan approximately 6 hours. Chitwan is Nepal's first national park, established in 1962 by the late King Mahendra, as a rhinoceros preserve. Prior to this, Chitwan was the venue for many a grand hunt to which the royalty of Europe, India and the top brass of the British Raj were invited. The Royal Chitwan National Park has been praised as being one of the most visually spectacular and animal rich wildlife sanctuaries in Asia. Arrive and proceed to your resort where the rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 05Chitwan Tour
Full day Sightseeing AP-Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Standard Accommodation hotel in Chitwan
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a morning Elephant Safari. This afternoon go on a canoe ride to Crocodile breeding centre and go for a walk through the jungle. This evening you can enjoy a Tharu cultural dance.
Day 06Chitwan to Pokhara(850m, 175 km, 5 hours)
175 km, 5 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Pokhara
This morning, drive to the scenic town of Pokhara approximately 5 hrs. Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty with stunning panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks. Situated at an altitude of 900m, the town is known as a center of adventure as the base point for many treks. The serenity of lakes creates a peaceful ambience. Arrive and proceed to your resort where the rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 07Pokhara Tour
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Pokhara
Wake up in the morning, drive to Sarankot to see sunrise and the Annapurna Panorama view, drive back to hotel, brekafast and Pokhara tour visit the nic tourism places of Pokhara that includes Seti gorge, Bat caves, Bindabasini temple, Davi's fall, Guptwshowr cave, International Mountain Museum, and drive to Word Peace Pagoda stupa wo see sunset view, and the grandeur view of Pokhara valley, Phewa Lake and the Himalayan range of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu.
Day 08Pokhara to Kathmandu(1300m, 200 km, 6 hours)
200 km. 6 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
After breakfast, either by drive or fly back to Kathmandu. Remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Day 09Kathmandu Airport
Before 3 hours you will have reach TIA airport BB Plan-Breakfast Back to your final destination
Breakfast, receive you at your hotel and transferred from your hotel to the airport.
Full fledged Cost
- Airport transfer - hotel/airport/hotel
- Twin sharing standard hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu before and after trek we can book only on your request.
- Private vehicles transportation/ Tourist Bus service for all tour destination.
- Everest mountain flight
- English Speaking Tour guide and all his expenses like salary & allowance
- All government taxes, vat, company service charge.
What's not included?
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
- Entrance fee in sightseeing places in Kathmandu & Pokhara
- Travel Insurance in case of emergency for rescue and other medication.
- Nepal visa fee
- All kind of hot and cold drinks - coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of water, hot water, tea, coffee etc.
- Tips for guide and porter
- Personal expenses like wifi, hot shower, telephone, battery charge fee.
- All the cost not mention on above cost includes.
Yes, you can get on arrival tourist visa at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Most of people can obtain visa on entry to Nepal. There are some countries visa will needed to be organize prior to travelling. $25 for 15 days of visa from the date of issue, $40 for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days tourist visa. You need two photos.
You can apply online visa from 1st of March(http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/).
Yes, our agency airport representative will pick you up from airport. We will be displaying name card of Mission Eco Trek with your name on it. and when you finished you trip we will drop you to airport. Pick up and drop is complimentary from our company.
Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May), these are the best season to go on a trek. But according to the will of the traveler, the visiting and travelling in Nepal can be managed. Travelling in Nepal should be done during the summer time or September to November and March to May at the low lands can be done at throughout the year.
The travelling at the different parts of Nepal will be different according to the distance of the travelling destinations. Generally, there are different places where one can go for short and long travelling takes generally about 1 day or more week also.
While travelling in Nepal, meals are prepared good quality standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetable soaked . The food along the trail will be simple and a mix of local and international cuisine. If the traveler is camping , then they will mainly be served with the local foods of Nepal and as well as continental and western foods. In Kathmandu you will find meals in good quality tourist restaurants. Most of hotel serve good quality meal & filter water which is safe. It is possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trip.
While visiting to Nepal, tour guides is almost mandatory to travel in Nepal for everyone. When you hired one your trip will lot more informative and memorable. You get lots of knowledge about country. But if the traveler is well experienced and have visited at different places of Nepal many times then s/he may not need the tour guides. But tour guide can play big role to make your travel. They will provide informative information about the destination along with its surroundings. Similarly, if any problems will arise during the travel, then the guides will solve it easily and it will be rather difficult for the traveler themselves to solve them.
Yes, Nepal is safe to Travel. Safety during the trekking or travel in Nepal is one of the prime concerns that every trekker or traveler want to know. In the past, Nepal has experienced political unrest, however since November of 2006, the signed Nepal Peace Agreement, between the Government of Nepal and the Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) has brought this unrest to a close. but now there is the situation of peace and tranquility in the field of trekking as well as in whole Nepal.
Besides, the trekking stakeholders in Nepal are also forwarding several steps for the safety of the trekkers. Now after election democratic parties will lead the government and rule the nation that’s why the huge possibility has seen in safety. Yes, there are pick pockets here, as you find in other countries so keep your belongings safe at all times. You need to take usual precautions as you would traveling anywhere in the world.
If someone get sick in the group, a fellow trekker in the group has to descend, then a porter/assistant guide would go with them. So the person descending would be well looked after and it would not impact on the rest of the group's experience. Emergencies are dealt with by the guide and depending on the severity.
Our Guides carry a comprehensive medical kit. But you should bring your own personal kit and carry it with you when on the trek. It should contain antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, headache pills, diarrhoea treatment, re-hydration salts eg Dioralite, Lemsip, plasters and Compede for blisters.
The hotel in Kathmandu provides the free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel or you can leave in our office too.
This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.
Yes, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimum additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.
According to thee size of your groups, it differs. The vehicles will be small and light so that it can be handled easily and safely through the narrow roads of Nepal. It can be a car, minibus, land cruiser, van, Jeep.