The Fit Shop Everest Base Camp Trek

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Hey Adventurers!

We have an exciting announcement for all our fearless members who are up for the ultimate fitness challenge – an Everest Base Camp trek! Get ready to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey that will push your limits, test your endurance, and reward you with breathtaking views and a sense of accomplishment like no other.

We’re thrilled to invite you to join our exclusive group of members who will conquer the mighty Everest Base Camp together. This incredible expedition will take you through deep valleys, towering peaks, and inspiring landscapes that will leave you in awe of nature’s grandeur.

But here’s the best part: you won’t be alone on this extraordinary adventure. You’ll be surrounded by your fellow Fit Shop family, sharing the camaraderie and support that only our community can provide. Together, we’ll motivate and inspire each other to overcome every challenge and every step of this epic journey.

Don’t worry if you’re new to trekking or haven’t experienced high-altitude challenges before. We’ve got you covered! The Trek Climb Ski Nepal expert guides and Sherpa team will be with us every step of the way, ensuring your safety and guiding you through the wonders of the Himalayas.

This isn’t just a trek; it’s a chance to push your limits, embrace the spirit of adventure, and create memories that will last a lifetime. So lace up your hiking boots, train your body and mind, and get ready to embark on this incredible journey with TFS.

Spaces are limited, so make sure to secure your spot by booking now. Together, let’s conquer Mt Everest Base Camp and unleash the adventurer within us!

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Follow in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on this Classic Everest Base Camp Trek.

Your adventure begins with two days exploring the vibrant city of Kathmandu. This includes a guided tour of some of the most beautiful and revered sites. You’ll discover the sights, sounds and smells of this ancient city before departing on your exhilarating, scenic mountain flight to Lukla, the start of your trek.

After touching down in Lukla you’ll meet your team of porters, shoulder your light daypack, and begin your Classic Everest Base Camp Trek.

After an easy descent to the banks of the mighty Dudh Kosi river, you’ll ascend slowly along this famous route, crossing dizzying suspension bridges, weaving through scented rhododendron forests, and visiting lively Sherpa villages including Namche Bazaar and the spiritual centre of Thyangboche.

Around every corner is another photograph begging to be taken. Views of Everest, Lhotse, Island Peak and Ama Dablam will inspire. After many days on the trail, your goal is tantalisingly near. Mt Everest at sunset rewards those that ascend Kala Pattar (5545m) at dusk. The following day you’ll reach Everest Base Camp and experience all the elation that goes with it.

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A helicopter flys high above yaks near Everest Base Camp

This trip includes a private helicopter charter at the end of the trek from Pheriche return to Kathmandu.


In 2019, the Nepalese government ceased operating fixed-wing flights during the busy Spring and Autumn trekking seasons between Kathmandu and Lukla. Travel operators wishing to fly their groups into Lukla by fixed-wing aeroplane (the standard and cheapest option), must now do so from the rural Ramechhap Airport. This requires trekkers to travel by private vehicle/bus for 4-5 hours from Kathmandu to Ramechhap. This is a tedious, slow and mostly uninteresting bus ride. Trek Climb Ski Nepal have taken on board feedback from our past clients who vote unanimously that a helicopter return direct to Kathmandu would be a far more exciting conclusion to this adventure than the road trip from Ramechhap.

The return helicopter ride to Kathmandu from Pheriche is an exhilarating and exciting conclusion to your Everest Base Camp Trek. In addition, it enables all our clients to enjoy a full day in Kathmandu at the end of their trek, opposed to a long and late day at the mercy of fixed-wing flight delays, poor weather and slow road conditions.


View of Everest and Lhotse with helicopter and trekkers on the way to Everest Base Camp

Day 1
Arrive early at Kathmandu International Airport and be transferred by Trek Climb Ski Nepal staff to your hotel accommodation. Welcome by your trip leader and issue of down clothing, sleeping bag and kit bag. In the evening enjoy a welcome dinner and drinks hosted by your expedition leader and guides.

Day 2
A fantastic buffet breakfast followed by a morning sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. Afternoon at leisure. Our staff will be available in the afternoon to assist any guests that may need to make last minute purchases. Evening at leisure.

Day 3
Our staff will meet you very early this morning and you’ll travel by private vehicle to Ramechhap airport (approximately 5 hours). Any luggage or personal possessions you won’t need during your Everest Base Camp Trek will be able to be stored (free of charge) at your hotel. They will be waiting for you when you return. From Ramechhap you’ll enjoy an incredible mountain flight to Lukla. Here your Everest Base Camp Trek truly begins! You’ll enjoy a hearty Sherpa breakfast at Namaste Lodge then commence your trek to Phakding. Overnight in Phakding (2600m).

Day 4
Today is a longer day on the trail as we start early for Namche Bazaar. After crossing the final suspension bridge above the Dudh Kosi (river), we begin up the famous Namche hill. If the weather is clear you’ll get to enjoy some brief views of Mt Everest en route. It’s a solid “up” to Namche but the rewards are great. Here we’ll spend 2 nights at the Namche Hotel which is home to the finest food, hot showers and hospitality in the Khumbu. Our hosts Ang Maya and Dorje Sherpa have been looking after us for years and our time at the Namche Hotel is a real highlight. Overnight in Namche Bazaar (3440m).

Day 5
Today is an important acclimatisation day for us in and around Namche Bazaar given we’ve now crossed the 3000m mark. We’ll set off for an early morning walk up to the Everest View Hotel for stunning traditional views of Mt Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. An hour or so here at 3800m will really help us with our acclimatisation to come. We’ll also visit the Namche Bazaar Monastery and receive a blessing from the buddhist Lama. You’ll have plenty of time to explore the local markets, bakeries and shops in Namche which is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Overnight in Namche Bazaar (3440m).

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Day 6
Today we leave Namche Bazaar and we trek to Deboche via Thyangboche. We’ll explore the famous Thyangboche Monastery (and the famous Thyangboche bakery) en route to Deboche. Overnight in Deboche (3710m) at the lovely Rivendell Lodge.

Days 7 & 8
Slowly ascend further up valley to Dingboche (4410m). Dingboche sits at the base of Ama Dablam and from here you’ll take in stunning views of Lhotse and Island Peak. You’ll enjoy a well-earned rest and acclimatisation day in Dingboche.

Day 9
Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m). Overnight in Lobuche, right next to the magnificent Khumbu Glacier – the world’s highest glacier. Lobuche is our second last overnight stop before reaching Everest Base Camp.

Day 10
From Lobuche we trek alongside the incredible Khumbu glacier as we make our way to Gorak Shep (5140m). We arrive in Gorak Shep and enjoy an early lunch. After lunch we set-off for Everest Base Camp. At a nice casual pace, the trip takes around 3 hours so you’ll have plenty of time for photos along the way. You’ll marvel at the stunning (and deadly) Khumbu Icefall and feel an overwhelming sense of achievement having reached Everest Base Camp. After the obligatory high-fives, we’ll trek back to Gorak Shep for a big dinner and a final night above 5000m. Overnight in Gorak Shep (5140m).

Day 11
An early start is planned for those keen to ascend Kala Pattar (5550m). Setting off at around 4.30 am will see us reach the top in time to witness a magnificent sunrise over Mt Everest and Nuptse. This is a true highlight of this journey and weather permitting is not to be missed. We then head back down to Gorak Shep for breakfast before setting off for Lobuche. Lunch today will be at Lobuche and then we’ll continue the easy trek down valley to Pheriche (4370m). Pheriche has become a vibrant Sherpa community and you’ll find plenty of interesting shops to keep you busy. Overnight at Pheriche (4370m).

Day 12
An exhilarating helicopter ride from the heart of the Everest region return to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 13
Trip concludes. All guests will be conveyed to Kathmandu International Airport to meet their respective international flights.

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What's included

Sunrise view of Namche Bazaar village and Thamserku mountain

3 nights accommodation at The Radisson Hotel (or equivalent) in Kathmandu with breakfasts

Welcome dinner and drinks in Kathmandu

All ground transfers in Nepal

Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu (includes entry fees and guide)

Private bus transfer from Kathmandu to Ramechhap in rural Nepal

Fixed-wing flight from Ramechhap to Lukla (includes taxes)

Private helicopter charter from the mountains return to Kathmandu

National Park entrance fees and trekking permits

All meals while trekking

All lodge accommodation while trekking

Exceptional leaders and guides

Porters to carry all personal and group equipment

Porter’s insurance

Emergency medical kit and gamow bag

Down jacket, sleeping bag and sleeping mattress

Complimentary Trek Climb Ski Nepal kit bag

All Nepalese tourist taxes and fees


Note: Tips for porters and guides are NOT included

Accomm + meals

Our Everest Base Camp Trek includes 3 nights at the Radisson (or equivalent standard) Hotel in Kathmandu. Trek Climb Ski Nepal also provide a complimentary welcome dinner with drinks in Kathmandu on the first evening of your trip. While trekking in the mountains, you will stay in lodges along the route.

This trip includes all meals while you are on trek in the mountains. Morning and afternoon tea is also provided each day you are trekking. Unlimited safe (thoroughly boiled) drinking water is also provided each day you are in the mountains.

Meals in the Everest region of Nepal are not cheap. If you were to purchase your own meals from the lodges we stay at on this trek, your total food cost would be around AUD $1,100.

We proudly employ an all you can eat food and fluids policy on all our trips. Proper food intake and regular hydration are critical to safe altitude acclimatisation. In our opinion, trekking companies that leave food decisions and the purchase of food for their clients to manage (when trekking at altitude) are grossly irresponsible. Trekking companies often do this because it enables them to advertise a much lower (but unrealistic) trip price. Be sure to choose a tour operator that includes all your meals and safe drinking water in your trip price.

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