Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse or Lodge
  • Group Size: 1-16
  • Max Elevation: 5545m


  • Catch the electrifying Lukla flight with the most scenic mountain views.
  • Eat breakfast in the Everest View Hotel, the 5-star hotel at the highest altitude in the world.
  • Walk on the terrains of the Everest region along with the local Sherpa bypassers and their typical villages.
  • Collect blessing at several monasteries, chortens, and Gompas on the trekking trails.
  • Enjoy the day-tour to the Khumjung village and the Hillary School.
  • Walk through the land of diverse vegetation, flora, and fauna inside the Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Explore the trading hub of the Khumbu region, the Namche Bazaar.
  • Enjoy the picturesque views of Mt. Everest in a short and comfortable manner.


Everest Base Camp 5 Days  Trek is among the shortest treks in the Everest region. It is also called as Everest Panorama Trek. This Trek offers the closest views of the mountain ranges in the Everest region.

This is the best option for the trekkers who are time-bound but still wish to see the close-up panoramic views of snow-covered mountains. It includes views of Mt Everest along with Mt.Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Khumbila, Khanga, and so on. This is a short and feasible trekking option in the Everest region for those who are time-bounded for the ideal Everest Base Camp Trek.

This 7 days trek is a moderate-grade trek. You will be trekking up to Everest View Hotel. And catch the spectacular mountain-views and descend back. So, the trekkers form any age group can opt for this trek. The trek suits both the novice as well as experienced trekkers.

Plus, with the total cost of USD 825, you can plan this trek at any time of the year. Because the weather and temperatures up to the Namche Bazaar and the Everest View Hotel are quite stable and bearable.

Along with the crisp mountain views, this trek also offers you a close encounter with the local Sherpa people and their typical lifestyle. Passing through their scattered settlements you will witness several Chorten, monasteries, Buddhist prayer flags, and ancient monasteries. These highlights add beauty to the trek in the Everest region.

Plus, you will be walking through the lush rhododendron forests in the lower altitudes. While you will explore the forests of pines and juniper as you ascend further on the trail. The diverse alpine vegetation, birds, and animals keep you accompanied throughout your walking time.

This trek fulfills your dream of trekking to the Everest region. The trek keeps you aside from the risk of altitude sickness. Because you ascend to the maximum height of 3880 meters. There are least chances of altitude-related sickness if you walk cautiously.

5 Days Everest Base Camp Trek & Heli Fly Back to Lukla Itinerary

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The next morning we will pick you up from your hotel. And take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport to catch the pre-scheduled flight to Lukla. This 45 minutes flight offers you the amazing views of Kathmandu valley along with the finest glimpse of the towering peaks in the Everest region.

Once you check out form the Lukla Airport you will start your actual trek for the day. First, you will descend the cliff near the airport and then walk around 8 km across the banks of the Dudh Koshi river. The trek is for around 3-4 hours and to finally reach Phakding village, 2652 meters.

At Phakding you will find a number of simple to the sophisticated hotels and teahouses for your overnight stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Distance: 7km / 3-4 hrs
  • Altitude: 2650m

The next morning you will enjoy your warm breakfast on the chilling weather of the Everest region. Then you will start your trek of the day where your final destination will be at Namche Bazaar, 3440 meters.

On this day you will walk across several mani walls, chortens, Buddhist Gompas, and monasteries. You will also enter the Sagarmatha National Park. You will show your permits there at the entry point. And proceed further through the lush forests of Rhododendrons and Pines.

On this day to cover the total distance of 10 km, you will walk for around 5-6 hours. And, finally, reach Namche Bazaar- the popular business center in the Khumbu region. Once in Namche, you will find different teahouses, hotels, cafe, and restaurants for your relaxing stay. On clear weather, you will catch the first closer glimpse of Mt Everest from Namche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Distance: 13km / 6-7 hrs
  • Altitude: 3440m

is is a hike day at Namche Bazaar. On this day you will have your breakfast early in the morning at Namche Bazaar. Then you start exploring around the market. For the hike, you will walk along the stone-stairs to the Everest View Hotel, 3880 meters.

You will enjoy the lunch there alongside the spectacular panoramic views of the Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, and other several peaks.

After the satisfying lunch, you will visit around the Khumjung village, 3780 meters. Here you will have closer interaction with the local Sherpa people and their everyday activities. Plus, you can also visit the Hillary School and hospital established by Sir Edmund Hillary.

Spending the time strolling around the typical Sherpa village and interacting with them is such an amazing experience you will have on this day. After a day hike of around 3-4 hours, you will return to the hotel at Namche Bazaar for the overnight stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Distance: 3-4 hrs
  • Altitude: 3440m

The Everest base camp blesses you with incredible views of Everest and its neighboring giants. Two quick stops at KalaPattar and Everest view hotel also provide exquisite views of the Mahalangur Himalayan Range.

All in all, the Everest base camp helicopter tour is a thrilling and exciting experience where you get an opportunity to witness the lush and abundant landscapes, dramatic valleys with lots of settlements and the gigantic mountains glistening in the backdrop.

A single flight can accommodate up to five persons with full window seats. Window seats provide you with incredible aerial views throughout your journey. If you happen to be traveling solo, we can fit you into a sharing group of solo travelers. It helps to reduce the cost of the helicopter flight.

The Everest base camp Helicopter tour is a perfect option to visit the base of the highest peak in absolute comfort and luxury. Though expensive and luxurious, the rewarding views you witness during the journey provide you with memorable experiences making the trip worth every penny you’ve spent!

So if you’re looking forward to indulging yourself in the beauty of the Himalayas, sign up for this helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp.

You may have question on your mind that which Helicopter we use? How it's safety records and pilots experience? Let us answer it. We use Airbus helicopter for Everest tour. It is safe to travel. All our pilots are trained professionals. They have long experience taking a flight to Mountains. Our helicopters are supported by Turbomeca 2D1 engines especially for high altitude performance maintained by specialized manpower and 100 percent quality maintenance with accident-free flying hours. entirely focused and planned around you.

Airbus helicopters serve the journey to conquer Mount Everest. It is safe to travel. All of our pilots are professionally trained. They have many years of experience flying up the mountain. Our helicopters are powered by high performance dedicated Turbomeca 2D1 engines maintained by expert workmanship and 100% quality maintenance with trouble-free flight hours. Completely focus and plan around you.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Distance: 2-3 hrs
  • Altitude: 2860m

The next morning you will board a return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. This scenic flight will take you to Kathmandu from where we will take you to your hotel.

After freshening, you can join our sightseeing tour around the city. In the evening we will host a farewell dinner where you will share your trekking memories with our team. Overnight at Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Accommodation: None
  • Distance: 30 minutes
  • Altitude: 1320m

What to Expect

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pickup and Drop (Domestic & International)
  • Teahouse Accommodation during the trek
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • Round Trip Domestic Flight (Kathmandu and Lukla)
  • Helicopter Flight From Namche To Everest Base Camp then Back to Lukla
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide with Food & Accommodation, Insurance, and Transportation
  • All Trekking Permits (Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee, TIMS Card, and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fee)
  • Use of sleeping bag & Duffel bag (if you don’t have your own, To be return after trip completed).
  • Daily seasonal fresh fruits after dinner 
  • A first aid kit carried by the guide (Oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse in high altitude) 
  • All Government and Local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
  • Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra Baggage Charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (WiFi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
  • Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers


  • Helicopter Flight Kathmandu  to LUkla $350 Per Person
  • Helicopter Flight Lukla to Kathmandu $350 Per Person
  • 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu Twin Sharing on BB USD 60$ Per Night 

Useful Information

Best Time for Everest View Trek

The month of September, October, November (Autumn) marks the best time for the Everest View Trek. These months have an average daytime temperature in the Namche Bazaar ranging from 12 - 16 degree Celsius. This is the time when the days are usually warm with the best scenic views under the deep blue sky. This is the dry month with the least chances of rain and snowfall. So, trekking is quite easier and pleasant this time.

While the temperature remains around -6 to 20 degrees in the Spring season (March, April, May). Such temperatures make this season the second best time for trekking in the Khumbu region. Trekking in Spring means you will be walking under the rhododendron blossoms. The glowing of flowers everywhere adds charm to your trek. 

Plus the clearest views of the mountainscapes, landscapes, and the patches of Sherpa villages add beauty to the trek. On this dry time, there is the least chance of fog and cloud obstructing the visibility.

Beside Autumn and Spring, the months of Summer (June, July, August) and Winter (December, January, February) are also the time for the Everest View Trek. Summer month make the trail slippery with bugs and leeches. While the winter month is quite cold with dense snow. These months add a bit difficulty to the trek but with proper packing and preparation, you can do the trek.

To plan the trek according to your preference or to customize the trip, contact us.

Trek Difficulty During Everest View Trek

This is moderate trek where you do not have to learn technical skills for the trek. With a good physique and well-prepared backpack, any trekker can opt for this trek.

On this trek, you will walk to the largest heights at 3880 meters to the Everest region. Although the chances of altitude sickness are low, some may feel the symptoms of the sickness. In such a case, you need to maintain your body hydration and walk slowly.

You will be walking on average of 5-6 hours each day along the rugged terrains on the bank of Dudh Koshi river. Walking slowly and enjoying the side-views this is not a difficult trail. 

Plus, unlike other trekking trails, you will find ample of teahouses in the trekking trail. So, despite the season of your trek, you will have lesser difficulty in finding the place for comfortable accommodation and food.

Excluding the trek’s lesser difficulties, you will have to take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. As Lukla is nearest to the mountains, the bad weather can hit the place at any time. Because of which the flight delays and cancellations are very common. So, before you come for this trek, you should come prepared for such unexpected happenings.


What is Trekking, and how it is different than Hiking and Climbing?

Trekking is an activity of walking the natural landscapes (especially the side of the mountain) with a specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. Trekking is generally a multi-day walk, where you stay overnight at trails. 

It tests the trekker's physical ability, stamina, endurance, and also the psychological capacity. Trekking is different from hiking as trekking is a rigorous and challenging activity, whereas hiking is mainly a leisure activity. Hiking generally ranges from a single day walk. 

Climbing, on the other hand, is a much more challenging that requires various technical skills like abseiling, rope fixing, among others. A climber is much riskier requires specialized equipment, as well as rigorous training.

How many hours should I walk daily?

The trekking hours depend upon the trekking routes you choose. In general, a trek like Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, Manaslu Circuit, Annapurna Base Camp, Kanchenjunga treks requires five to six hours of walking on average. The duration also depends on your pace too. 

It is not advisable to trek more than 600m altitude in a day. Starting your trek early is key to avoiding the midday heat and arriving at your destination early. This leaves you enough time to rest, acclimatize, and explore the region.

How difficult is trekking in Nepal?

The level of difficulty depends on the trekking route such as Everest region treks, Annapurna region treks, and other remote area treks. It is also subjective to each individual and their level of endurance. A basic level of fitness is necessary to trek the high altitude region of Nepal with considerably challenging trails. 

Also Read: Manaslu Circuit Trek Difficulty 

Some regular exercise, including cardiovascular activities including but not limited to hiking, cycling, swimming, is a must. Trekkers must have a healthy heart, lungs, and joints. You must start the training regime at least two weeks before the trek.

Is Trekking recommended for all age groups of travelers?

Trekking in Nepal is ideal for all age groups. Trekking can be fun for children as well as for people in their seventies. You can choose the trek based on the difficulty level and suitability.

However, with children, you need to be extra careful in the high altitude regions as they cannot express their pain and fatigue properly. For older people, treks can get customized with accommodating enough rest, acclimatization, and cultural exploration.

You can opt for Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, as it is one of the most popular easy treks in Nepal. This trek is suitable for all age groups with children and family as well. 

Also Read: Top 10 Best Short Treks in Nepal

What is the minimum duration for trekking?

The minimum duration of trekking depends upon the trek destination and trail type. There are many treks that last around 3-8 days. 

These treks are short and specially designed for beginners. The trek journey can get modified by increasing or decreasing the rest and acclimatization days.

Do I need to get some training before doing trekking in Nepal?

Yes, it's better to get some training before doin trekking in Nepal. The training should consist of practice hikes, cardiovascular endurance (aerobic exercise), strength training, and mental strength exercises.

What are the basic tips for beginner trekkers who don’t have any experience?

The essential tips for beginners trekkers who don't have any experience are:

  • Walk at a slow but steady pace
  • Do not rush in your trek
  • Acclimatize and hydrate regularly
  • Pack all your necessities properly
  • Start early on your trek
  • Pre-book your trip

How safe is the water to drink?

The tap water in Nepal is unsafe to drink. The trekkers need to boil their water, use water purification tablets, or bottled water. In high altitude conditions, you need to boil water longer than at lower elevations. 

If you choose to carry or buy bottled water, you should always check if the bottle cap is properly sealed and not tampered. Water purification tablets and drops like Piyush, Water guard use chlorine solution to purify waters. 

You can use any of these methods and drink lots of water to reduce dehydration and cope with altitude sickness.

Where are we staying each night during trekking?

Nepal is famous for the teahouse treks. There are tea houses, lodges, guest houses all along the trails. You will stay at these accommodations each night on your trekking adventure. 

These accommodation facilities provide twin beds, a pillow, and a warm fuzzy blanket. You might find it challenging to find proper accommodation facilities along with the remote off the beaten treks. You might have to camp in such conditions. 

What is Teahouse Trekking Nepal?

The teahouses trekking means staying in a teahouse or lodge every night in your trekking journey. The tea houses offer necessary facilities of lodging and meal and allow trekkers to carry a minimum amount of gear. 

A teahouse can range from comfortable lodges, like in the Solu Khumbu region to a small bamboo hut in the remote trails of western Nepal.

Which are the permits required for trekking? Can I apply as an individual?

A TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management Systems) card is a necessary trekking permit required for any trekking activity in Nepal. Besides that, you will need area-specific trekking permits at varied costs based on the region. 

For example, you will need an ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit) if you want to do the Annapurna Circuit trek permit and a Sagarmatha National park permit for the EBC trek. You can get the TIMS card and other area-specific permits at the office of the Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu.

Is Travel Insurance compulsory while you travel to Nepal?

Yes, travel insurance is compulsory for all travelers traveling to the region. You must get an excellent travel insurance package that covers both the medical and emergency evacuation cost. A travel insurance package of a minimum of USD 100,000 is ideal.

What if I get sick in the mountains?

When trekking in the remote mountain areas, you will only get elementary medical facilities available or none at all. You can find the Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) health posts run by western volunteer doctors at Pheriche and Manang in the Everest and Annapurna region, respectively. 

The doctors provide consultation and services if necessary. If you get severely ill or accidents, then you might as well need a helicopter evacuation back to Kathmandu or Pokhara.

How high is the chance to get altitude sickness? How will a guide help?

The chance to get altitude sickness is exceptionally high in these Himalayan regions. A guide will help you to acclimatize appropriately, which is a crucial step to avoid altitude sickness. The guide can also help you to recover in case you get altitude sickness or with any emergencies. 

How to avoid altitude sickness?

The primary key to avoid altitude sickness is to acclimatize properly. You should not gain more than 600m in altitude in the high altitude regions. Expert trekkers advise to take it slow and not to trek in a rush. 

Regular hydration with at least 5 liters of water is a must. You can also take precautionary tablets under the supervision of a medical professional if needed.

Why is the domestic flight specially to and from Lukla or Jomsom delayed?

The domestic flight to and from Lukla gets delayed frequently due to unfavorable weather conditions. The weather around the high altitude regions is quite unpredictable. 

Lukla airport is also one of the smallest airports in the world. The short runway means that multiple flights cannot land at the same time and can even cause unwanted delays.

Who will carry my backpack?

You can hire a porter for the high altitude trek. They will carry all your luggage that might include your trekking and sleeping equipment. Hiring a porter significantly reduces the weight off your back. 

You can carry a light daypack consisting of water, a camera, snacks, and rain gear. The heavy luggage will get carried by a porter. Some guides work as porters, as well. 

What are the food items that we can eat in the teahouse?

For breakfast, the tea houses provide a regular bread toast along with hot tea or coffee. For lunch and dinner, the staple dish of “Dal Bhat” gets served on the tea houses. The Dal Bhat is highly nutritious, with a balance of carbohydrates and protein. 

It consists of if rice, cereal, vegetables, lentils, spinach, meat, and pickles. Some tea houses do serve a limited variety of western cuisines like pizza, burgers, and pasta, as well. 

What are the services that we get from each teahouse?

The tea houses provide lodging and meal facilities. They provide a twin bedroom with a pillow and a fuzzy blanket. You will have to share a shared bathroom with fellow trekkers. The toilets are generally of squat style. 

Besides that, you will get all the meal facilities in the tea houses as well. You can get all the meals of the day i.e. breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the tea houses. The food might not be fancy but provides you with excellent nutrition and adequate energy for the trek. 

How safe is Nepal for solo woman traveler?

Nepal is generally safe for women travelers. The Nepalese society is quite conservative and has a specific idea of modest clothing. Dressing modestly by covering thighs and shoulders will save you from unwanted gaze on the streets. 

Female travelers should not travel alone, especially at late nights. You should also choose your guide wisely after a thorough background check. If you keep these things in your mind, you will remain safe while traveling in Nepal.

How much money should I bring for trekking?

A general estimate of $25 per day per person on average would be enough for trekking in Nepal. The food and accommodation costs are generally paid upfront and costs around $2 - $3 per bed. This also includes the food costs that are available provided in the teahouses. 

If you wish to take hot water showers or recharge electronic gadgets, it might cost you a couple of bucks more. If you are a budget traveler, spending frugally might get the costs down to $15. Overall, the rough estimate of $25 is ideal for the trek.

Are there any ATMs on the way to trekking routes?

There are no ATMs along the trail in the high altitude region. The last ATM can is in Namche and Lukla if you are trekking the Everest Base Camp region. You will have to use the ATM in Kathmandu and Pokhara and carry the necessary cash along with you in the trek. 

How much weight can one porter carry?

A porter generally carries 10kg per client, and they carry for two clients, which means they can carry a maximum of 20kg. However, it is advisable to reduce the amount of luggage and only take the necessary ones.

How many tips should we give to guide and porter?

The general unwritten but widely followed rule is to tip 15 percent of the total cost spent trekking. If you are trekking solo, the rule of thumb is to tip $5 per day or equivalent for guides and $2 to $4 per day or equivalent for porters. 

For group trekking, you can tip $10 per day for guides and $5 per day for porters. You can also tip as you wish based on the weight carried and the service provided.

What are the best seasons for trekking in Nepal?

The best time for trekking is the Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). During spring, wildflowers, including rhododendrons bloom all over the trails. The clear skies and stable weather is the major attraction of the trek.

The autumn months of September to November is famous for its soothing climate and favorable temperatures. In addition to these perks, autumn is also a festive season with vibrant festivals Dashain and Tihar falling at this time of the year. 

The monsoon and the winters are generally avoided because of the risks and the challenges.  

Also Read: Best Time to Visit Nepal

What are the basic criteria for physical fitness?

Many people assume that they need to have an athletic strength to complete treks in Nepal, which is not true. A basic level of fitness with good stamina can easily lead you to success in the trails of Nepal. 

Some cardio (aerobic) exercises, including hiking, cycling, swimming, tai chi, etc. can help you gain fitness before the start of your trek. One important thing to consider is that the treks are not a race, so you need to maintain a gentle pace with sufficient breaks and acclimatization. 

If your fitness levels are on the higher side, you will enjoy the treks more and find more energy for extra activities.

Can I do trekking solo without a guide and porter?

Yes, you can trek solo in Nepal without a guide or a porter on many routes. If you come well prepared with a map or traveling a well-trodden path, you can trek pleasantly in solitude.

However, some restricted trails like Manaslu Circuit Trek do require a guide by compulsion. But there are risks of traveling without a guide mostly related to health issues and freak weather conditions. 

Also Read: Manaslu Circuit Trek Without Guide

Can you list out the packing list for trekking?

The packing list for trekking in Nepal are as follows:


  • Trekking pants and jackets
  • Rainproof pants and jackets
  • Thermals underwear
  • Pair of Gloves
  • Short-sleeved trekking shirts
  • Long-sleeved trekking shirts
  • Woolen cap/ beanies
  • Insulating jackets
  • fleece-lined jacket
  • Lightweight Sweaters 
  • Trekking boots

First Aid

  • Band-aids
  • Anti-nausea Medicines
  • Sanitary pads/ Tampons
  • Mosquito repellent spray or ointment


  • Toilet Paper
  • Shampoo 
  • Soap
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitizer


  • Cameras
  • Water Bottle
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sunglasses
  • Chargers
  • Extra Batteries

Important Documents

  • Passport
  • Photo
  • Travel Permits

Can I recharge my camera batteries, phone, and other electronic batteries?

Yes, there are facilities for charging electronic gadgets like cameras, phones, and other electric batteries at an added cost. However, the charges are on the higher side, and charging time gets limited. Hence, carrying a solar-powered charger or power bank is a good option.

Can I get trekking gears and equipment on rent?

Yes, you can get any trekking gears and equipment on rent. The famous street of Thamel in Kathmandu is popularly known as “backpacker’s alley.” You can get all kinds of trekking gears and equipment, including sleeping bags, down jackets, trekking boots, for rent. 

There are many gears of knock-off brands that work surprisingly well. But you should always stay away from substandard stuff that might cause you nuisance along the trek.

Is laundry services available in teahouse?

There are a few laundry services available in places like Namche. However, in the high altitude region, these facilities get scarce. You will have to wash your clothes on your own in the sink. You can use a small amount of warm water to wash your clothes.

What is the weather like in Nepal?

There are five distinct seasons in Nepal. The summers are hot and wet, and the monsoons are wet with chances of landslides. The winters are cold with freezing temperatures in the high mountains. These seasons are not the best time to trek the region. 

The peak trekking seasons in Nepal are the autumn and the spring season. The autumn months come after the monsoon, and thus trekkers can enjoy the stable weather with perfect trekking temperatures. 

The spring is when the trails look its best. The beautiful wildflowers, including rhododendron bloom all over the trails and the scenic environment, makes the trek quite pleasant.

What types of trekking shoes or boots do I need to bring?

You will require waterproof, sturdy hiking boots for trekking the Himalayas in Nepal. There are various shops in and around Thamel in Kathmandu that lets you buy or rent specialized trekking shoes.

Trekkers do not necessarily require crampons, but if you are trekking on a snowy trail, crampons fitted trekking boots helps you get past the snow with ease. 

How will the travel company solve the problem in case of an emergency?

The guides and porters are adequately trained and skilled in handling emergencies. The travel agency is in communication with the team leader at all times through a mobile or a satellite phone. 

You will get immediate first aid and all necessary help if required. Helicopters are at standby positions in case the conditions get worse, and you need an emergency helicopter evacuation.

Are there any other outdoor activities besides trekking in Nepal?

Nepal is an adventure-lovers delight. There are many outdoor activities, including bungee jumping, paragliding, zip-lining, rafting, rock climbing, canoeing, jungle safari, and others in Nepal. You can choose the best one according to your desire and schedule.

How expensive or costly is to do trekking?

While the cost may vary according to the trails, in general, the cost of trekking ranges around $1000-$2500 on average, excluding the international flight costs. This cost includes food, accommodation, permits, guide/porter, and other fees.

Which were the trekking routes damaged by an earthquake in 2015?

The popular routes Annapurna Base Camp trek and the Everest Base Camp trek was not much affected by the earthquake in 2015. However, the pristine Langtang and Manalsu trekking region were severely affected. 

The landslide after the earthquake swept away many teahouses in the Langtang region, and more than 300 lives were lost. The quick rebuilding process led by the local community ensured that all the trekking routes get restored and repaired immediately. 

These trails are safer than ever for a trekking adventure. Trekking has since resumed in the Langtang region.

Where the most popular places to do trekking in Nepal?

There are many trekking trails in Nepal. Some of the famous trekking trails include the Everest Base Camp Trek in the Everest region. The Annapurna Circuit trek in the tranquil Annapurna region is also quite popular. 

The Upper Mustang trek, Manaslu trek, Langtang trek are also quite popular. Besides these, many off the beaten trekking routes are gaining popularity as well.

Does my guide carry a simple medical kit for general treatment?

Yes, the professional guides do carry a simple medical/ first aid kits. They are well trained and are adept at performing simple first aid if necessary. However, if the condition worsens, you will need professional medical help or even evacuation.

Do I need to carry a sleeping bag or not?

Although a warm blanket gets provided at the teahouses, carrying a sleeping bag is always a good option. The trails can get busy, and in freezing conditions, a single blanket might not be enough, and an extra blanket might not be available. Hence, a sleeping bag helps you get a good night's sleep after a long day of the trek.

What is the basic equipment do I need to bring for trekking?

The essential equipment you need to bring for trekking includes standard trekking gears and clothes, first aid kits, toiletries, and other accessories. The trekking gears and clothes include waterproof trekking jackets, sturdy boots, waterproof pants, gloves, and others. 

For first aid, you can pack band-aids, insect repellents, anti nauseant tablets, etc. You can also bring other accessories like a camera, charger, power banks, and others. 

Should I bring a tent or a mattress?

Since you will be staying in tea houses along the trek, a tent or a mattress is not necessary. The tea houses along the trail provide the facilities of bed, mattress, and blankets. 

However, if you wish to camp outside or want to trek the off the beaten remote trails, then you might need to bring your tent or mattress as the tea houses are scarce in these remote regions.

Where can I leave my personal stuff in Kathmandu when I am trekking?

You can leave your stuff in the guest houses and hotels where you will be staying in Kathmandu. These guesthouses have a unique service designed for trekkers who need to store their belongings while they go on a trek in the Himalayas. 

You can ask the caretaker to handle your backpack with care and also put up a large and visible name tag on the bags to avoid misplacement. The guesthouses readily agree to store your stuff as they can serve you further after your return from the trek.

How experienced is my trekking guide?

All our guides have been around the trekking scene for quite a while and are highly experienced. They are well equipped with proper knowledge regarding the trails and are quite pleasant and friendly. 

In case of any emergencies, the guides will prove to be a great helping hand as they are well versed in first aid. Many of them are fluent in English and other languages like French and German.

Are guides and porters insured in case of accidents while trekking?

Yes, all the guides and porters are duly insured with proper insurance in case of any accidents while trekking

Do guides and porters have proper gears?

Yes, guides and porters are well equipped with proper gear for the trek. The guides and porters are also provided with special medical/ first aid kits for emergency conditions.

Should I bring my personal medicine?

If you need to have certain medicines regularly, then you should bring your medicines on the trek. Besides that, you should also consult your doctor for any medication that you might need along the trek.

Do I need extra days in case of flight cancellation?

Adding a couple of days to your holidays is always a good idea. The flights in the Himalayan region are notorious for frequent delays or even cancellation based on the unfavorable weather conditions. A few additional days to your trekking adventure ensures that you can relax and trek without any hassle.

What is the visa cost for Nepal?

The new provision states that foreigners visiting Nepal on a 15-day multiple-entry tourist visa will have to pay $30 in fees. For a 30-day multiple-entry tourist visa, the cost is $50. The 90-day visa multi-entry tourist visas cost around $125.

Read More: The Complete Nepal Visa Guide 

Can I apply for the Nepal visa online?

Although most of the tourists apply for a visa on arrival, you can apply for the Nepal visa online in advance, as well. You can apply for the Nepal visa at most 15 days ahead of arrival in Nepal. The things required are the address of the hotel, a recent digital version of a passport-sized photo, and the filled application form online

Once you complete the submission process online, you can print out the confirmation receipt. You can display it to the Immigration officer upon your arrival at the airport and pay the proper amount to get your visa.

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