Introduction
Extend your time in Nepal with one of the most remarkable experiences anywhere in the world as you make the pilgrimage to the foot of Mt. Everest.  Like generations of mountaineers and trekkers, you visit the first staging points for their ascents. But there, your expedition takes a different course when you check into the serene and scenic comfort of the world’s highest hotel. With an experienced local trekking guide, you visit secluded Sherpa villages, meet the people who live there, and learn about their culture in the eras before and after Sir Edmund Hillary made the first successful climb in 1953.
Itinerary at a glance
DAY 1-2 – KATHMANDU / LUKLA
After your return flight from Chitwan, your local trekking guide greets you in Kathmandu. The balance of the day is yours to explore or relax. A dramatic flight to Lukla delivers you to the Gateway to Mt. Everest.

DAYS 2-4 – MOUNT EVEREST
By helicopter, you make the 5-minute ascent to the world’s highest-placed hotel. All rooms have big windows and views of Mt. Everest. During your two days, you follow mountainous paths to Sherpa the villages of Khumjung and Khunde where you visit a yak farm and meet children at a school founded by Sir Edmund Hillary. At Namche Bazaar, you explore the town where mountaineers begin their acclimatization and learn about local culture as well as the history of climbing. Surrounded by astonishing views, your treks are on downhill trails, and your return to the hotel on horseback.

DAYS 5-6 – MOUNT EVEREST / KATHMANDU
At the end of your high-altitude adventure, you return to Kathmandu with more time to wonder the city, maybe do a little shopping and enjoy a final Nepali dinner. On Day 6, your transfer to the airport for your flights home.
Picture Yourself...
  • Arriving at the world’s highest hotel by helicopter
  • Walking trails near the base camp of Mt. Everest
  • Visiting Sherpa villages to meet the local people
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Starting Point: Upon arrival in Kathmandu

Ending Point: Hotel in Kathmandu


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Tour Dates & Prices
Tour prices are per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement is only applicable if you are traveling solo and/or have a room to yourself.
TOUR DATES
TOUR PRICES
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
November 18-23, 2019$3595.00$1195.00
December 26-31, 2019$3595.00$1195.00
March 15-20, 2020$3595.00$1195.00
Apr 26-May 1, 2020$3595.00$1195.00
November 8-13, 2020$3595.00$1195.00
January 4-9, 2021$3595.00$1195.00


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Visa Information
US citizens need a visa to enter Nepal. You can obtain a Visa on Arrival at the Kathmandu International Airport (KAT).
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Due to the rather high altitude, Mount Everest is covered by snow all year round. The weather is so complex and changeable, mainly up to its weather in real time. For weekly weather forecasts, visit www.weather.com.


 
 
Accommodations
Dwarika's Hotel

Inspired by a local man’s commitment to preserve the architectural heritage of Nepal, this 5-star family-owned hotel beautifully captures the native spirit. Rooms contain traditional elements with modern amenities.

Everest Summit Lodge

Renowned for its traditional Sherpa interiors, this lodge is in the heart of the small village. The rooms are warm and cozy and of course, the views are stupendous!

Hotel Everest View

Tucked on a Himalayan ridge, this remarkable property offers a view of Mt. Everest from every room. With a style inspired by its Japanese architect, rooms are elegant simple with expansive windows.

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