Everest Base Camp Budget Trek - Chepaest EBC Trek - Meals Excluded
Everest Base Camp Trek is a bucket list adventure for people all around the world. But, for some people, the cost to complete this trek is a bit higher than their budget. Have no fear, the Everest Base Camp Budget Trek is a flexible option for those who prefer not to pay the full price for the Everest Base Camp Trek. On the budget trek, you can reduce the trip cost by choosing how you want to spend your money. Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most rewarding treks in Nepal, offering outstanding views of nature and a great sense of adventure and achievement as you stand in front of the world’s highest peak - Mount Everest. Not only that, but it is also a chance to have a different insight into life by living a Himalayan life in such an isolated place with people of an amazingly unique culture, tradition, food, and day-to-day life.
The experience you will have during these 14 days of trekking in the Everest region is sometimes tough, but with preparation and preservation, you are bound to collect some awesome memories. During the trek, you will walk along the Dudh Koshi River, amongst oak and rhododendron forests, and encounter various animals, birds, plants, and trees. You will be trekking inside the area of Sagarmatha National Park which is also home to some rare flora and fauna like Lesser Panda, Himalayan Thar, Himalayan Monal, Musk Deer, and more.
Mountain views are the highlights of Everest Base Camp Budget Trek especially when you are at the famous viewpoint Kalapatthar, which has the best view of Mount Everest in the region. But that’s not all, you will also be part of the unique Sherpa culture while you stay in these traditional villages. In each village and especially at Tengboche Monastery, you will learn about Tibetan Buddhism and the people who follow it. The combination of wildlife, mountains, culture, tradition, and isolation from the rest of the world makes this trek unique from any other trip. Especially when you have Budget Everest Base Camp Trek which lets you take control of how much money you want to spend. We help you make the most of your trip within your budget constraints.
Everest Base Camp Budget Tre Highlights
- 35 minutes of Kathmandu-Lukla flight full of scenic views of the landscapes
- Explore the unique and vibrant Sherpa tradition and culture
- Trek inside the Sagarmatha National Park habitat of exotic animals like Musk deer, Himalayan giant Thar and Snow Leopard
- Stand at the foot of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest
- Catch the outstanding view of sunrise over Mt. Everest from Kalapatthar
- Enjoy the panoramic view of mountains like Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Lobuche, etc. along the way
Who should choose Budget Everest Base Camp Trek?
If you think you can manage or even save some money being in charge of your expenses like food, then the Budget Everest Base Camp trek is the perfect option for you. You can also reduce the cost of your Everest Base Camp trek by not hiring a porter and carrying your stuff by yourself. However, you still get the benefits of planning your trip with a company and trekking in the Everest region. Sublime Trails offers you guide, accommodation, airport pick-ups and drop-offs and all other necessary arrangements. Our experienced guides make it their highest priority to make your trip safe, comfortable, and memorable.
What type of food and accommodation can be found during the trek?
While you are in Kathmandu, you will be provided with three-star hotels for accommodation. As the food is not available in our package, you can explore different cuisines available in the city on your own. During the trek, tea houses will be available for the accommodation. These teahouses may not be luxurious but will provide you with the basic services. Common local and modern dishes such as noodles, pasta, vegetables, dal and bhat, fried rice, eggs, soup, etc. will be available in the Everest region. The food gets expensive as the altitude increases. You can choose to avoid any fancy food and drinks.
How difficult is the Budget Everest Base Camp trek?
Everest Base Camp trek is itself a strenuous trek and it can get a bit difficult, especially when you are also constantly thinking about managing your budget. You will also be carrying your own bags, so this can be a bit demanding. The duration of this trek is 14 days, including 2 days for acclimatization rest. For 9 days, you will be walking an average of 6 hours a day. While there is always a possible risk of altitude sickness. While trekking in higher places, proper acclimatization and keeping yourself hydrated helps a lot. The trekking terrain changes a lot and you may also have to walk on moraine and cross a glacier. Several uphill and downhill climbing with some steep uphill can make it exhausting and you need to proceed carefully.
Note: Physical preparation like cardio exercises, hiking, strength-building exercises, etc. before the trip can help you a lot.