Everest Base Camp trek is a well-known trekking destination all over the world. It is one of the most searched hiking routes by adventure enthusiasts. It ranks on the top position of bloggers’ posts. There are several blog available on Everest Base Camp trip. Most of them are related to its budget; some are about its difficulty and itinerary while some of them are on features of the area.
Most frequently asked question is how much it costs for Everest Base Camp trek?
When Everest region became open for general trekkers in 1998, there has been a radical cut down on the cost of this trek. Before that permit was issued only for a group of minimum of two people and it was regulated by Department of Immigration. Just like now if you are interested to trek in Manaslu, Upper Mustang or Dolpa.
The new provision made easy for individual and independent trekkers to travel through the Everest National Park. After the construction of local teahouses and lodges along the trail, it significantly helped to bring the prices down. In the earlier days, it was obvious to set up trekking camps and a huge logistic support was a must.
Without adding your cost of return flights to Nepal, it costs about US $1200 to $1300 per person for a trek on budget for 12-14 days.
This basically includes your internal flights to/from Lukla; an English speaking guide; there will be a porter also if there are two persons; three main meals daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner; twin sharing accommodations in the mountains; National Park Permit and TIMS; ground transfers and two night accommodations in Kathmandu.
However, there is a chance to upgrade this trek into luxury. The luxury trek can cost US $1500 to $2000 per person.
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