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Visit the Capital City Kathmandu, fly to Lukla and spend 11 Days adventure trekking to the iconic base camp of Mt Everest.

Everest Base Camp Trek - Nepal Tours

Kathmandu to Kathmandu 16 Day Tour, Regular Departures. From £799 per person

Please note, this is the short Everest Base Camp trek, if you have more time or want a longer trek, maybe our 24 Day tour is better, please click here to see the longer tour.

This amazing 16 Day tour starts and finishes in the vibrant city of Kathmandu, and includes an 11 day adventurous trek to the romantic and iconic Everest Base Camp. After a city tour of Kathmandu you follow in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay along the romantic route to the base of the highest mountain in the world. In Kathmandu we stay in 4 Star Hotels and while trekking we stay in Teahouses and have the full support of an English speaking trekking guide and porters.

If you have any questions about this tour, or would like more information, please email us at contact@pillow.co.uk or Click Here

Day One – Kathmandu (D)

Make your own way to Kathmandu International airport, where we will meet you in airport arrivals and transfer you to your room at the legendary Kathmandu Guest House in the heart of Thamel. The rest of the day is free relax or explore Kathmandu.

Day Two – Kathmandu (B)

You have a free day in Kathmandu to explore this amazing city or to relax at your hotel.

Day Three Kathmandu to Lukla and start Trek (B) (D)

After breakfast at your hotel we transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport and fly to Lukla. Once we arrive we start our 11 day trek to Everest Base Camp with a walk to our first overnight accommodation in a Teahouse.

Day Four to Thirteen (B) (L) (D)

walking alongside the Dudh Kosi River, visiting the Sherpa Capital of Namche and holy monasterys like Thyangboche. As we climb higher, the temperature drops and the scenery of our trek changes to glaciers, ice rivers and stunning beauty. We will walk past turchoise coloured lakes and neat Sherpa villages until we reach our destination of Everest Base Camp. We will then retrace our steps and arrive back in Lukla in time for dinner on day thirteen.

The total trek distance is 144km in 11 days, you will be walking for 6 to 9 hours each day so a good level of fitness is require. You will carry a day pack containing your water, camera etc and our porters will carry your larger bag.

Day Fourteen (B) (L) (D)

After breakfast we fly back to Kathmandu and check back into the Kathmandu Guest House. The rest of the day is free for you to explore Kathmandu or relax and recover from the trek.

Day Fifteen

Another free day in Kathmandu for you to explore.

Day Sixteen (B)

After breakfast in the hotel we transfer you to the airport for your flight home.

Please Note: We have deliberately left day 15 free to allow for any delays in getting back to Kathmandu from Lukla. Please do not book your return flight home on day 15.

what’s included

All accommodation while in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Guest House) and Tea houses while trekking.

15 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 11 dinners.

Domestic return flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.

Guided morning tour of Kathmandu on day two.

The services of an English and Nepalise speaking group leader and trekking guide and the full support of local porters to carry luggage while on trek.

All applicable trekking, National Park and conservation fees are included in the trip price.

Arrival & Departure Airport Transfer is included. (Please inform us at the time of booking if you want a free airport transfers).

what’s NOT included

Your international flight to Kathmandu, and your entrance visa to Nepal (approx US$40)

Any meals or drinks not listed above.

Your personal travel Insurance (compulsory) which is suitable for a trip of this nature and includes emergency medical repatriation cover.

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The Details

2012 Dates



  • Book today for a £100 per person deposit, full payment due eight weeks before departure…


    April 2013

    Sat 1 to Tue 16 April 2013 = £799pp


  • September 2013

    Sat 16 to Tue 1 Oct 2013 = £799pp


  • October 2013

    Sat 7 to Tue 22 Oct 2013 = £799pp


  • November 2013

    Sat 11 to Tue 26 Nov 2013 = £799pp


  • December 2013

    Sat 9 to Tue 24 Dec 2013 = £799pp


  • January 2014

    Sat 6 to Tue 21 Jan 2014 = £799pp


  • February 2014

    Sat 3 to Tue 18 Feb 2014 = £799pp


  • March 2014

    Sat 3 to Tue 18 March 2014 = £799pp

    Sat 31 to Tue 15 April 2014 = £799pp


  • April 2014

    Sat 28 to Tue 13 May 2014 = £799pp



  • If you have a question, or would like more information, please email us at contact@pillow.co.uk

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