Everest Base Camp Trek with kids and Seniors

Duration: 20 Days

Everest Base Camp Trekking for seniors and children is a different trekking arrangement at the yard of the Mount Everest. Generally, it is believed that only physically energetic adventure lovers can do this trek, which is wrong in fact. Our decades of experiences have told that it is also for seniors and children.

Everest base camp trek begins from Lukla and moves through the route located above the Dudh Koshi River. Adventure Club Trek carefully organizes the itinerary. We try to prove all the adventure lovers that age does not thwart adventure passion. Even young and seniors can have a superb adventure trekking experiences. We manage more acclimatizing day for them. After you enter into the alpine altitude, it is an essential part to hug the successful trip. Safety and security during the Everest base camp trek for seniors and children will be applied with higher care. The outstanding views of Mt Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and the surrounding Himalayan peaks make your trip more memorable and mesmerizing. Based on requirements, we manage more rest days and gradually lead you to the lap of Mt. Everest. For several times, we have organized such trips and have gifted you your confidence of such adventurous trip in the Khumbu region. After Everest base camp and Kalapatthar, you trek all the way to Lukla and fly to Kathmandu.

For amazing Everest trekking experience for the seniors and children, we organize special trips with highly experienced guides and porters. Please, trek with us and save a beautiful memory of your lifetime. For more information, feel free to contact us

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit Buddhist and Hindu shrines of Kathmandu valley listed on World heritage sites.
  • An exciting scenic flight to/from Lukla
  • Visit Sherpa Culture Museum, Hillary school, hospital
  • Everest National park
  • Amazing views of Mt.Everest, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt.Thamserku
  • Visit spiritual center of Khumbu region – Tengboche monastery
  • Witnessing the flora and fauna of Everest region
  • Discover the Cultural tradition and lifestyle of Sharpa people
  • Hiking Kalapatthar at elevation of 5,555m
  • Everest Base Camp and walking on the Khumbu glacier

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,300m)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,804m) and trek to Phakding (2,652m) : 40 minutes flight.
  • Day 04: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) : 6 hours
  • Day 05: Namche Bazaar : Rest and Acclimatization Day
  • Day 06: Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m) : 6 hours
  • Day 07: Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m) : 5 hours
  • Day 08: Early hike up to Nagerjun (5,100m) and return to Dingboche : 4-5 hours
  • Day 09: Trek Dingboche to Thukla (4,620m) : 3 -4 hours
  • Day 10: Trek Thukla to Lobuche (4,910m) : 3-4 hours
  • Day 11: Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,170m) : 3-4 hours
  • Day 12: Morning hike to Everest Base Camp (5,383m) and back to Gorakshep (5,170m) : 4-5 hours
  • Day 13: Hike up to Kalapatthar (5,545m) early in the morning and trek down to Pheriche (4,200m) : 6 -7 hours
  • Day 14: Trek Pheriche to Phorste (3,680m) : 5-6 hours
  • Day 15: Trek Phorste to Namche (3,440m) : 3 -4 hours
  • Day 16: Trek Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2652m) : 4-5 hours
  • Day 17: Trek Phakding to Lukla (2,800m) : 4 hours
  • Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu : 40 minutes flight
  • Day 19: Leisure at Kathmandu
  • Day 20: Farewell, Flights home

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Four nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Government licensed, English speaking guides trained in wilderness first aid
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu including temples’ / monuments’ entrance fees and private vehicle
  • Round-trip airfare between Kathmandu and Lukla including airport departure tax
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • Everest National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
  • Assistant trekking guides walking with the group to support as necessary (1 assistant guide for 4 trekkers)
  • Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Staff costs including their salary, food, accommodation, domestic airfare and medicine.
  • Insurance covering all staff and porters as per state law
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Complimentary Adventure Club Trek T-shirt, and trekking map
  • Duffle bag for the trekking
  • First aid medical kit
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • All government and local Taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal visa (USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days).
  • Hot shower during the trekking
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Insurance with helicopter evacuation
  • International air fares / flights (fares and flights can be arranged upon the request)
  • Personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, bottled water, cold drinks)
  • Personal travel insurance and medical bills
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for guide, porters, and drivers (tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)

Flight Delay in Kathmandu and Lukla

The unpredictability of the weather in mountain areas directly affects the flights to and from Lukla. The Twin Otter planes that are used for transport from and to Lukla are reasonably reliable in good weather conditions. But, the flights may be delayed or canceled due to technical problems and extreme weather conditions.To ensure you stay on your schedule in case the Twin Otter flight cancels or delays too far, we can charter you a helicopter. While the helicopter can fly at the visibility of 15,000m, the Twin Otters require 5,000m visibility, according to Nepal Civil Aviation rules.

You can pay for the helicopter in US cash, credit cards or traveler’ cheques directly to our Kathmandu office. We provide a receipt for the payment which you can present to claim the amount back from your travel insurance company. Helicopter charges range from a minimum of US$500 to a maximum of US$2500. Also, we recommend you land in Kathmandu a day before we start the trek. You have enough time to buy trekking gears and beat off the jet lag. Having a few days extra left after your trek is also an excellent way to ensure you don’t miss your international flight in case of difficulties during the trek which might lengthen your trip. It also gives you a way to beat the flight cancellation to or from Lukla in case of severe weather.

Note: Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are traveling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illness or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. In case, the flight delay/cancellation happens at the start of the trip and it goes so long that it disturbs your onward travel schedule, you are free to choose an alternative trip: such a trek in the Annapurna, Langtang, or any other regions.

Pre-Trip Meeting

Prior to all the treks and expeditions, Adventure Club Trek hosts a pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The primary purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about the forthcoming trek and to introduce other team members. The meeting covers topics as diverse as personal equipment and acclimatization and usually involves a hike and some skills training. Pre-trip meeting is very important in order to have a better preparation of the trekking.

Fixed Departures and Cost

The quoted costs are per person but don't include International flights if you are a single person and want to be in a group you can join our fixed departure schedule if the schedule dates are not suitable for you, please contact us, and we will be happy to customize our trips to suit your needs. If any individuals/group don't want to join our other group, we can comply with your wishes and requirements. We are ground operators Himalayan destinations and can arrange your trip to suit your dates and choices.

Available - Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Guaranteed - Trip is Guaranteed to run
Limited - Only a few spaces available

Trip Dates Availability Person Left Price
December 15, 2018
January 03, 2019
Available US$ 1679
December 20, 2018
January 08, 2019
Available US$ 1679
December 26, 2018
January 14, 2019
Available US$ 1679
December 30, 2018
January 18, 2019
Available US$ 1679
PRICE FROM US$ 1679 (Per Person)
Total: US$ 1679
  • Trip Duration 20 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Tea House Trek
  • Accomodation Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek
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