How to visit Everest Base Camp with minimum budget
Published Date: 2017-07-09 11:29:58
If you want some tips about how to visit Everest Base Camp with minimum budget, you've come at right place. Trekking to EBC can be costly if do not take care of few things such as your choice of agency, transportation, hotels/lodges and teahouses, and other expenses. It's not only your financial choices that spike up your expense, but also the number of days you are trekking, the type of trek you are opting for, the season you want to leave off to EBC and so forth.
Cost of guide and porter is one of the most dominant costs during the trek. Per day cost would be between USD $15-25. Here you must think about your decision; supposing you will be completing the trek in 15 days, this will make you USD$225-375 on just porters and guides! On the other side, if you do not have a guide, you shall hardly know the name of the mountains that you are looking at or the village you are staying at. But, solo trekking to EBC is possible, as in every couple of hours, you will find teahouses throughout the trek.
Buy some treats at Kathmandu before leaving for EBC. Do not forget to buy extra number of toilet papers. You might also buy cold weather gear, or rent some of the items like, sleeping bags, down jackets, etc. Find a travel insurance that can cover you if anything happens you at the high altitude. The cost of flight to Lukla can be the top expense in your expenditure, somewhere around $400 for a round trip. You might want to travel to Jiri on public bus for 9 hours, and then travel to Lukla. Then comes the cost of food. Do you want to know if a place is expensive? See the price of Dal Bhat. The higher you go, the expensive will be the price. Get yourself TIMS card and National Park Permit, which altogether might cost you around USD $55. Then comes the cost of accommodation; some places have the rule that you have to eat at the restaurant attached. So keep in mind what kind of place you are staying at. Always drink water, thus, buy Steripen.
Everest Base Camp Tours is a leading trekking and tour agency in Nepal, which has been taking trekkers to their destination since number of years. If you want to know more about how to visit Everest Base Camp with minimum budget, do not forget to contact us.