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Everest Base Camp Trek for Over 50'sMake that dream come true. A trek designed especially for the older trekker who wants a slower pace and comfortable accommodation.

Our carefully devised itinerary allows plenty of time to acclimatise to the high altitude as well as to enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Himalayan mountains and the fascinating Sherpa villages.

You will stay at comfortable lodges with a wide choice of food on the menu in the villages en-route and will have lots of time to get to know your hosts and enjoy the company of your local crew.

In Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, we stay in comfortable 4 star hotel accommodation with breakfast included. Our hotel is situated in the heart of the tourist area and yet still offers a peaceful oasis amongst the hustle and bustle of this wonderful and fascinating city.

An experienced western leader will meet you on arrival in Kathmandu and will be with you through to departure.

In addition to visiting the historic Everest Base Camp, you will have the opportunity to climb to the summit of Kala Pattar, 5545m where Mt. Everest is revealed in all her splendour.

Departures in April/May and October/November. Other times on request.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport and pick up by our private vehicle and transfer to the 4 star categorie Hotel.
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu valley with sightseeing in afternoon (B)
Day 03: 40 minutes Fly to Lukla (2728m), and commence trek to Phakding (2640m) 4 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 04:  Phakding to Monjo (2815m) 2-3hrs (B.L.D)
Day 05: Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3446m) 3-4 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 06: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar and hike up to Syangbuche (Everest View Hotel) (B.L.D)
Day 07: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar visit Thame, birthplace of Tenzing Norgay, optional. (B.L.D)
Day 08: Namche to Tengboche, visit monastery. (3870m) 5 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 09: Tengboche to Dingbuche (4410m) 5 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 10: Acclimatization day in Dingbuche and hike to Chhukung Ri and back to lodge, optional. (B.L.D)
Day 11: Dingboche - Lobuche (4930m) 5 hrs (B.L.D)
Day 12: Lobuche to Gorak Shep, and ascent of Everest Base Camp (5350m) then return back to Gorak Shep. 5hrs (B.L.D)
Day 13: Acclimatization day in Gorak Shep and explore the area (Incase of bad weather) (B.L.D)
Day 14: Early morning before sunrise visit to Kala Pattar (5545m) for the best panoramic views of Mt. Everest and return back to Gorakshep and have breakfast. Then continue trek down to Lobuche (4930m). 5hrs (B.L.D)
Day 15: Trek down to Pangbuche (3370m). 5hrs (B.L.D)
Day 16: Pangbuche to Namche Bazaar 5hrs (B.L.D)
Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Phakding 4hrs (B.L.D)
Day 18: Phakding to Lukla 3hrs (B.L.D)
Day 19: Morning after breakfast 40 minutes fly back to Kathmandu and then transfer to the hotel. (B)

Day 20:

Full day in Kathmandu for final sightseeing and shopping or just relaxing. 

Day 21: Transfer to Kathmandu international airport for flight home or onward journey.

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