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Everest Basecamp Trek - Basic Package - 15 Days


This 15 day Everest basecamp trek in Nepal from Australia is brought to you by Sherpa Tours Aust Pty Ltd as a well-planned tour package providing peace of mind and incomparable value in terms of quality of service at best cost. When you join us for this tour, one of our most incredible journeys, and certainly once-in-a-lifetime experience, to reach Everest basecamp, you will receive total guidance on:

  • budgeting;
  • preparation;
  • local culture;
  • language;
  • food and more.



There are Two Everests in the world -

       One in NEPAL and the other one in

                Your Mind.


You need to conquer the Everest in your mind before you can physically conquer the real Everest.



And, if you have conquered the Everest in your mind by even 50%, then we can help you conquer the rest and fulfill your life-time dream.



How will Sherpa Tours provide you peace of mind?

·    We have most competitive rates for this basecamp trek– so you know you get the best value for money

·    We are Australian owned, registered and compliant company

     (AFTA member# 13245 and ATAS accreditation# A10540)

·    We have local Nepali expert tour consultants based in Australia to assist you in every possible way

·    We work directly with experienced local teams in Nepal

·    We provide you helpful information on fitness preparation, vaccination and more.



How does Sherpa Tours maximise your value for money?

·  There is no middleman – we work directly with locals in Nepal and hence get best value

·  Our prices are quoted in AUD and we beat price of all other Australian companies

·  Our prices are also competitive with companies in Nepal

·  Our Basic Everest tour package is designed to maximise value for money for all those Australian Adventurers travelling on budget

·  Except for meals on trek, everything else is included in this comprehensive package e.g. all airport pick up/drop offs, guide, porter, two domestic flights, all land transfers in private car, all accommodations and more..


How does Sherpa Tours help you travel at the least cost possible?

· By excluding meals on trek, we give you control over your budget. Our guide will help you place meal orders – provision AUD 20 – 25 for daily meals on trek

· Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu are excluded to lower your package cost – our staff in Nepal will help you plan your self-exploration trip

· Gears are excluded to lower your package cost – you can hire any gear at very reasonable cost in Kathmandu.



How does Sherpa Tours help you fulfill your dream?

· The local staffs we work with in Nepal try their best to help you fulfill your dream of reaching the top of the world, and bringing you back safely.

· The operation have track record of success


Can I see the itinerary?

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What are included/excluded from the pacage?

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How much does it cost and what options do I have?


Note: If our fixed departure dates do not suit you, then you can choose your own date by paying extra $40


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I want to know more about the booking process

·  Once we know your preferences, we send you a final itinerary for you to confirm.

·  Once itinerary is confirmed, we send you an invoice for agreed price

·  We require $250 non-refundable deposit to lock your tour. We require at least 50% of payment before 90 days of departure. We require full payment before 30 days of departure.

·  Once deposit is paid, we provide a TRIP Note covering all important points e.g. vaccination, equipment list, training and other preparation and more. We also provide FAQ and answer all questions one-on-one.

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 m/4,593 ft) and transfer to hotel. Overnight in hotel.
Day 02 Fly to Lukla (2840m/9318ft) and trek to Phakding (2610m/8563ft). Total Walking Time 3 hrs; Distance 8km; Total Ascent 120m; Total Descent 250m.
Day 03 Phakding (2610m/8563ft) to Namchey (3440m/11286ft). Total Walking Time 5-6 hrs; Distance 15km; Total Ascent 1150m; Total Descent 100m.
Day 04 Rest in Namchey (3440m/11286ft) for acclimatisation. Plenty of things to see or options of day hiking in the area.
Day 05 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche (3867m).
Day 06 Trek from Tyangbochey (3860m/12664ft) to Dingboche (4410m/14469ft). Total Walking Time 5-6 hrs.; Distance 13km; Total Ascent 650m; Total Descent 150m.
Day 07 Acclimatization day in Dingboche.
Day 08 Trek from Dingboche (4410m/14469ft) to Lobuche (4910m/16109ft). Total Walking Time 5-6 hrs; Distance 9 km; Total Ascent 650m; Total Descent 300m.
Day 09 Lobuche - Gorak Shep - Kala Pattar - Gorakshep (5416m/7hrs)
Day 10 Gorakshep – Everest Base Camp – Gorakshep & return trip to Pheriche (5416m / 6hrs).
Day 11 Trek back down to Tengboche (4 hrs):
Day 12 Trek down from Tengboche to Namche (6 Hrs).
Day 13 Trek down to Lukla.
Day 14 Fly Lukla to Kathmandu fly (1300m / 45 min). Transfer to hotel.
Day 15 Final Departure.
  • Information like altitude, total walking times and distance in the day to day itinerary are approxmate only.
  • the itinerary should be regarded as an outline only. The routes may have to be changed due to weather and other unpredictable conditions.
Detailed Itinerary

Inclusion Summary

  • All land transfers, including airport pickups and drop-offs, are provided in a private vehicle;
  • Two way domestic flights to and from Lukla for the trek;
  • All accommodations;
  • The national park entrance fee and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee are covered by us;
  • An English-speaking trekking leader is provided along with a full complement of crew (including Sherpa and porters as necessary) suited to the size of the group;
  • All crew members are fully insured;
  • Food, accommodation and equipment as required for the crew are provided by us.


All accommodations are covered including guest house in Kathmandu and tea-houses on trek.


Breakfasts in Kathmandu included.


All land transfers are in private car.


Any items necessary for the trip, including personal items such as toiletries, need to be provided by you. A recommended list of items will be included in the trip note which will be provided at the time of booking.

You can easily hire any required equipment in Kathmandu at a very reasonable price.

Exclusion Summary

Meals on trek, international flights, airport departure taxes, visas, insurance, meals not listed, sightseeing, any optional tours and activities during free time, camera fees, excess baggage charges, personal medical supplies, personal trekking equipment, drinking water on trek, hot water on trek, showers on trek (if available), bar bills, laundry, tips or gratuities and items of a personal nature.


Any extra costs incurred due to 'Nepal band' (strikes and closures), natural calamities, flight delays etc. Cancellation of flight etc due to unforeseen uncertainties beyond our representatives and agents control.

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