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Duration
14
Days
Trip Facts
  • Activities: Trekking and Hiking
  • Min. Age: 12
Accommodation
  • 2 Nights 3*** Hotel 
  • 11 Nights Teahouse
Meals
  • 13 Breakfasts
  • 11 Lunches
  • 12 Dinners
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Trip Introduction

Everest Base Camp Trek is an unforgettable adventure that takes you to the base of the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest. Trek to Mount Everest Base Camp and marvel at the grand sights of the Himalayas. Snow-covered mountains unfold at every bend, offering ample opportunities for great photography. As you trek along the ancient trail, discover charming old Buddhist Monasteries looming above Sherpa settlements. Walk beneath the shadows of four of the six highest peaks in the world and test your endurance.

Our 14 Days Everest Base Camp Trekking itinerary offers you a fascinating teahouse trek. The first day of your trek involves an easy hike from Lukla to Phakding. Stop by the picturesque Sherpa settlements of Namche, Tengboche, and Pangboche en route to EBC. Interact with the locals and experience their unique culture. The highlight of this trek is your visit to the base camp of Mt. Everest.  If it’s a climbing season, meet mountaineers at EBC trying to scale Mount Everest. Moreover, the incredible hike up to Kala Patthar (5550m); the highest point of the trek; is sure to fuel your imagination. The frozen walls of Mount Pumori, Ama Dablam, Everest, Nuptse, and Lhotse surround this stunning viewpoint. Stand beneath some of the highest peaks in the world and celebrate your achievement with your team.

This trek is perfect for anyone yearning for an epic journey to the base of the world’s tallest mountain. Let our experienced local trek leader lead you on one of the most memorable journeys you will ever undertake!  Before you take this trip it's important for you to prepare and train yourself physically and mentally. Do some cardio, jog, climb stairs, and go hiking.

If you are looking for a challenging route then our Gokyo Lakes Gokyo Ri Renjo La Pass Trek -14 days, Everest Three High Passes Trek - 20 days or Everest Base Camp Trek with Gokyo Lakes- 18 days, might just be right for you. If you are strapped for time but still want to visit EBC, we recommend our popular Everest Base Camp Heli Trek-11 days, Everest Base Camp Short Trek Heli Return-12 days, and Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lakes Helicopter Trek - 8 days


Trip Highlights

  • Trek to Everest Base Camp takes you on a walk beneath the immense shadows of eight-thousanders - Mount Everest (locally known as Sagarmatha), Lhotse and Makalu
  • Hike to Nagarjun Hill and Kala Patthar, the two most popular viewpoints in Everest Region and gaze at the icy summits of 8000-meter peaks
  • Get acquainted with Himalayan mountain culture and Sherpa hospitality
  • Enter the sacred portals of ancient Buddhist monasteries
  • Weave your way past rare Himalayan flora and fauna at Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Is This Trip Suitable For You?

  • Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderately graded trek. If you are reasonably healthy, can climb stairs and you have no trouble walking for a couple of hours, then you can easily do this trek.
  • You spend 11 days on the trail. The maximum time spent walking on the trail is 8 hours and a minimum of 3 hours. 
  • While trekking there will be an elevation gain of 400 to 600 meters each day. The highest point you will reach during your trek is Kala Patthar at 5,550m.
  •  The route is gentle with some steep portions and downhill descents. You walk on an unpaved gravel path. No technical maneuvers involved, just easy walking.
  • You will stop for food and rest at local mountain lodges.

Day to Day Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal | Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal

DAY 1:

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4592ft) expand

Transfer to Hotel and Trek Preparation

On arrival our representative will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. After checking in, meet your trek leader and other team members. A briefing on your upcoming adventure will follow. Clear your doubts if you have any.  Check your gear, do some last minute shopping or stroll down Thamel, a prominent tourist hub.

We recommend you to schedule your arrival to Kathmandu in the morning or during day time. This will give you ample time to rest and recover from jet lag before you begin your Everest Adventure. Note you have an early morning flight to catch for Lukla tomorrow. Arriving early (to Kathmandu) will also allow you to attend the pre-trek briefing.Overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Oasis Kathmandu Hotel or Thamel Boutique Hotel

DAY 2:

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft) and trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,561ft) expand

Duration: 35 minutes flight, 3-4 hours (8 km) trek

Today you fly to Lukla. Your Everest adventure begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla, a charming mountainside Sherpa settlement. Once in Lukla meet the rest of the crew. Sort out your belongings, pack your gear, and begin your trek.

Walk through Chauri Kharka village and descend towards the Dudh Koshi river. The scenic trail follows the bank of the river until Phakding(2,610m), a small Sherpa village nestled in the verdant Dudh Koshi Valley. En route, you get a glimpse of Khumbila, a sacred peak worshipped by the Sherpas. This is one of the few unclimbed peaks in the Khumbu region as no one is allowed to step on this sacred peak.  

If you are not too tired, stroll around the village and interact with the locals or head to one of the cafes and enjoy a hot brew or a drink. Overnight in Phakding.

 

Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 3:

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440m/11,284ft) expand

Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (10.5 km) trek

Set off to Namche Bazaar, better known as the “Sherpa capital” of Nepal. The track crosses over the milky glacial river of Dudh Koshi. Walk above a suspension bridge, and the beautiful pine forest up to Monjo. You get to cross several suspension bridges including the famous Hillary Suspension bridge! Get your permits ready for a check after approaching the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park.

Trek further down alongside to Dudh Koshi River up to Jorsale where we have lunch.  After some rest, it is a bit of a tough climb up the hill till Namche Bazaar, the economic hub of Everest Region. Brace yourself as you catch the first glimpse of Mount Everest in all its glory from a vantage point known as Tope Danda. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Accommodation: Teahouse
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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 4:

First Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,284ft) expand

Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (6 km) trek

Spend a day at Namche Bazaar. This is your first acclimatization day. As you reach higher your body needs to get acclimatized to the thin air at higher altitudes. Known as the Sherpa capital, the settlement is the economic hub of the Everest Region.

Here you will find some of the best bakeries, cafes, restaurants, shops, and the only ATM at this altitude in the Everest Region. Namche’s ‘Saturday Market’ is famous throughout Khumbu. Traders from all over Everest Region come to Namche to sell their wares at the Saturday Market. Mingle with the genial locals or hike up to any of the vantage points for incredible views of the Himalayas.

You can take an early morning hike to Sagarmatha National Park for a mesmerizing Himalayan sunrise. Watch the sun rays lighting up the snow-covered peaks of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde, and Lhotse.  Want to know more about Himalayan culture?

Head to the Sherpa Culture Museum and get an insight into Sherpa traditions and culture. An uphill ascent to Everest View Hotel via Shyangboche Airport serves as a good acclimatization climb while offering you close up views of Mount Everest, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam.

If you feel like it, you can hike over to Khumjung and Kunde villages. Visit the very first school in the Everest Region established by Sir Edmund Hillary in Khumjung. Khumjung Monastery, which is more than 400 hundred years old, has on display what is believed to be the scalp of Yeti, the abominable snowman. You can also visit the Hillary Hospital in Kunde.  Overnight in Namche Bazaar

Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 5:

Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3,860m/12,661ft) expand

Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

Today’s trail offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kwangde are some of the Himalayan giants you will see while you trek. The walk through juniper and rhododendron forests with the giant peaks looming overhead makes this a memorable hike.

Today’s trek ends at the Sherpa village of Tengboche. One can enjoy a close view of Ama Dablam, renowned as one of the most beautiful peaks in the world, from Tengboche. Tengboche Monastery, the largest Buddhist monastery in the Khumbu region, looms over the village.

Visit the monastery and feel the calmness of the place descend over you. Listen to the trance-inducing hum and chants of the monks. Moreover, the golden rays of the sun brushing over the snowy mountains, including Ama Dablam and Thamserku, during sunrise and sunset is not to be missed. Overnight in Tengboche.

Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 6:

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m/14,465ft) expand

Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (11 km) trek

You cross over to the plains and the Imja Khola (River) towards Pangboche. The village has the biggest as well as the highest permanent settlement of Sherpas in the region. The typical Sherpa village ambiance and the local food will keep you amused! In the afternoon head towards Dingboche. You can enjoy inspiring views of Island Peak and Ama Dablam.  Overnight in Dingboche.

Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 7:

Second Acclimatization Day at Dingboche (4,410m/14,465ft) expand

Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (4.5 km) trek

We take a day off in Dingboche to acclimatize to the high altitude. This is your second acclimatization day. A popular stop for trekkers and climbers headed to Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, or ImjaTse, there’s a lot to do here. 

After breakfast take an acclimatization hike to Nagarjun Hill(5100m) that lies close to the village. It is an upward hike with no technical sections. There may be some loose rocks and you may have to watch your step as you scramble on some sections. But no technical climbing is required and apart from the altitude, there's nothing you need to worry about. 

Named after a Buddhist hermitage that lies on the hill, Nangkatshang or Nagarjun is one of the best viewpoints in the Khumbu region. One can enjoy incredible 360-degree views of Makalu, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kantega, Thamserku, etc. The best views are of Ama Dablam (one can see the whole mountain, from the base to the summit) and Island Peak. You can also get a close-up view of the Imja glacier from here. 

In the late afternoon, you can take rest or stroll around the village. Overnight in Dingboche.

Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 8:

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m/16,105ft) expand

Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (8 km) trek

Continue on over craggy mountain terrain to reach Lobuche, a small settlement with outstanding views of Lobuche, Pumori, and Nuptse. Because of the high altitude, you may find walking a bit difficult. En route stop for lunch at the small village of  Thukla (4600m).

At Thukla Pass we stop by and pay our respects at the memorial stupas built in honor of mountaineers who lost their lives while climbing Mount Everest. Among the stone memorials, the ones dedicated to alpinists Scott Fischer, Rob Hall, and the record-breaking climbing Sherpa Late Babu Chiri Sherpa stand out. The ill-fated Everest expedition where Scott Fischer and Rob Hall lost their lives have been described in John Krakauer's book "Into Thin Air" and has been made into a feature-length movie named "Everest". 

From the trail, one can view the peaks bordering Nepal and Tibet. Lobuche is made up of a small number of local homes and teahouses offering basic facilities. The nights are going to get colder, so it is wise to cover yourself up as you are now almost three miles above sea level. Overnight in Lobuche.

Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 9:

Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,140m/16,860ft) and visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,594ft) expand

Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek

Today your dream of getting to the base of the world's highest peak turns into a reality. Yes, today's hike takes you to EBC, the destination you have been dreaming of since the start of your adventure!

Though challenging and tough, today's walk is one of the most memorable walks in your entire journey. As the elevation rises and the oxygen level drops, you find yourself getting weaker physically. Take it slow and steady and follow your guide. It takes only a couple of hours to reach Gorak Shep. Once there grab some refreshments, leave your heavy stuff at your teahouse and hike up to Everest Base Camp.

Walk alongside the Khumbu Glacier. There are loose stones and gravel and you should be careful where you step. The stunning Khumbu Glacier and icefall, located on the slopes of Everest will leave you awe-struck. At the final ascent to the Everest Base Camp, the views are out of this world; an ideal place to take ‘selfies’.

If you happen to make this trek during the climbing season, you may get the chance to meet some famous climbers or celebrities attempting an Everest ascent. Later, return to Gorak Shep. Overnight in Gorak Shep.

Note: As Kala Patthar lies towards the west the sunset views are pretty amazing from this vantage point. If the weather is clear and you feel like first heading to Kala Patthar then you can intimate your guide. You can visit EBC on Day 10. But do let your guide make the final decision, as he is the only expert who can determine the best course of action.  

Accommodation: Teahouse
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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 10:

Hike to Kala Patthar (5550m/18,204ft) and descend to Pheriche (4,240m/13,908ft) expand

Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (12 km) trek

After breakfast head towards Kala Patthar, the most popular viewpoint in the Everest Region. Kala Patthar is the highest point of your trek at 5550 meters. Since the summit of Mount Everest is not visible from Everest Base Camp, trekkers usually hike to Kala Patthar to get a close-up view of the world’s tallest peak.

Kala Patthar is surrounded by icy walls of Mount Pumori, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse. Enjoy a 360-degree view of these Himalayan giants. Watch the fiery rays of the sun lighting the rocky pinnacle of Mount Everest from atop the Kala Patthar. Later, return to Gorak Shep and head down towards Pheriche. Overnight in Pheriche.

Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 11:

Trek from Pheriche to Namche (3,440m/11,284ft) expand

Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (19 km) trek

It is comparatively an easy downhill trek from Pheriche to Tengboche. After an hour of scaling a hill, by late afternoon you will reach Namche Bazaar. Soak in the experiences and take a good night’s rest. Overnight in Namche.

Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 12:

Trek from Namche to Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft) expand

Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (18.5 km) trek

Today's walk brings you to Lukla again. After breakfast, trek towards the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then through several local villages till Lukla. In Lukla you can celebrate your conquest! This would officially be your last night in the mountains. We are sure you will experience the joy and celebrate the bonds that you have made. Overnight in Lukla.

Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 13:

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) expand

Duration: 35 minutes flight

The scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is like a dessert after a heavy dinner. After landing in Kathmandu you will be escorted to your hotel. Take rest or go shopping for souvenirs. There are shops around the vicinity of your hotel selling handicraft items and locally made trinkets and clothes.

Ason, the oldest market in Kathmandu also lies a few hundred meters from your hotel. You can shop for spices, tea, brass statues, and decorative jars in this market. If you wish to take a guided cultural tour do let us know.

In the evening, celebrate the completion of your adventure with a complimentary farewell dinner. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Oasis Kathmandu Hotel or Thamel Boutique Hotel
  • Meal Included :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

DAY 14:

Final Departure expand

This is your last day in Nepal. Our representative will drop you off at the airport three hours before your flight is scheduled to depart. Let us know if you wish to explore more of the Himalayas. We have a vast array of itineraries to amazing destinations for travelers bitten by the travel bug, just like you!

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Everest Base Camp Trek 14 days Altitude Map

What's Included

  • Airport pick up & drop off service in a private vehicle
  • 3-star Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Best available clean and comfortable Tea house accommodation during the trek
  • Farewell Dinner at the end of the trip

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea/coffee during the trek
  • Seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu)
  • An extra 5kg luggage allowance on Lukla flight, total 20kg
  • Highly experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, trained in first-aid Trek Leader (Guide)
  • Assistant Trekking Guide (4 trekkers : 1 Asst. guide) for personalized cares
  • Porter service to carry your main luggage during the trek (2 trekkers : 1 porter)
  • Staff cost including their food, accommodation, salary, flight, insurance, equipment etc.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee and Community Fee
  • First Aid kit, Pulse Oximeter and essential medicines (Paracetamol, Diamox etc.) carried by the Trek Leader
  • Souvenirs - Third Rock Adventures’ kit bag (Duffel bag), T-shirt, and trekking map
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trek completion)
  • All Local and Government taxes, administrative charges

What's not Included

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival or late departure
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • International flights
  • Excess baggage fee (15 kg Baggage allowance for Lukla flight, 10kg check-in baggage + 5 kg hand baggage – for extra baggage it will cost around USD 1 per 1 Kg)
  • Personal expenses (phone call, internet, laundry, bar bills, snacks, battery recharge, bottled or boiled water, souvenirs, hot showers, extra porter etc.)
  • Personal trekking gear and equipment
  • Tips for guide, porter and driver (tipping is expected)
  • Any unseen expenses due to circumstances beyond our control

Accommodation

During your Everest Base Camp Trek, you spend 2 nights in Kathmandu at a 3-star hotel - Oasis Kathmandu Hotel or Thamel Boutique Hotel. These hotels are centrally located in Thamel, Kathmandu’s tourist hub. The rooms have comfortable beds with en suite bathrooms and air cons. Other amenities include an in-house restaurant, café, bar, and free wi-fi.

While trekking you will be staying at the best available teahouses. These are run by locals and are a source of livelihood for Sherpa families.

At Lukla, Phakding, and Namche you will get rooms with attached bathrooms and can enjoy free hot showers. Beyond Namche, the lodges will have only basic facilities – bed, shared washroom, and a communal sitting and dining area.

The rooms have thin walls and are not insulated. Most rooms have two single beds with a small table in between. The beds come with mattresses, pillows, and blankets. Using your sleeping bag and pillow liner will be more hygienic. Layer your sleeping bag with the blanket for warmth as it can get quite cold during the night.

Carry toilet paper rolls as most teahouses’ toilets don’t have toilet paper rolls.  You will have to pay extra for using the wi-fi hotspot and charging your electronic devices. To save on cost, you can bring extra batteries.

Accommodation is arranged on a twin-sharing basis. A single room will be available on request, at an added cost. It’s possible to get a single room in Kathmandu and at lower elevations while trekking. But at higher elevations, there are very few lodges and single rooms are not available during high season. 


Meals

During your stay in Kathmandu, breakfast will be complimentary. There are many multi-cuisine restaurants and eateries around Thamel which serve good food. From fine dining options to budget eateries, you will be spoilt for choice. On your last night in Kathmandu, we invite you for a complimentary farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant. 

On the EBC trail, enjoy full-board trekking. Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and accommodation costs are already included in the package. While breakfast and dinner will be served at the lodge you will be staying at, lunch will be taken at a teahouse en route.

If you are gluten-intolerant, we advise you to bring your own gluten-free snacks and extra food as there will be limited gluten-free food options at the teahouses.

The meals served at the teahouses are fresh and hot. Items on the menu include the traditional Nepali and Tibetan fare like dal-bhat (rice, lentils, curry), momo, Tibetan bread, etc. as Indian and continental dishes (chapattis, apple pie, pancake, pizza, mac & cheese, noodles, etc.).

At breakfast, you can expect bread, eggs, hash brown, cereal or porridge with tea or coffee. During lunch and dinner, you can choose from the extensive menu. Nepalese traditional meal of ‘Dal-Bhat’ (rice, lentil soup, curry, and pickle) with unlimited refills is the most filling and energy-giving.

We urge you to stick to vegetarian foods as the meat served on the trail could be several days old and not safe for consumption. As slaughtering animals is not allowed in the Khumbu Region due to the Sherpa’s Buddhist belief of not harming a living being, meat is transported from the lowlands by porters. It takes a couple of days for the meat (unrefrigerated) to reach the Sherpa settlements.

If you feel you need your dose of protein, you can bring ready-to-eat canned tuna or sardine. These are readily available at departmental stores in Kathmandu. It is advisable to stay away from alcohol and carbonated drinks while trekking, as these, will adversely affect your body’s acclimatization process.


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Best Time To Travel

Spring (March to May) and autumn (mid-September to November) are considered as the best seasons to trek to Everest Base Camp. The weather stays dry and clear during these times which makes it ideal for trekking and enjoying unobstructed views of mountains. The days are warm and the nights chilly. On the downside, however, these are peak seasons and the trails get crowded and busy.

During spring, the hillsides are verdant and covered with wildflowers, including rhododendron blooms. It is also the climbing season and the EBC is transformed into a tented city filled with climbers and Sherpa guides.

Autumn is the most popular season for trekking to Everest Base Camp. With the end of wet monsoon season which clears the skies of dust and impurities, you can enjoy crystal clear views during this season. Timing your trek around October will allow you to experience the most important festival in the Everest region, Mani Rimdu. This festival is held in the monasteries of Tengboche, Chiwong, and Thame. 

You can also opt for a monsoon or winter trek if you want to avoid the crowds. You can enjoy some off-season discounts at teahouses which remain mostly empty during these times. But you should be ready to face some discomforts (rain, snow, and extreme cold) if you take to the trail at these times. The flights also get frequently canceled during these times due to bad weather and poor visibility.


Lukla Flight

The easiest way to reach Lukla (2840m), the trailhead of your Everest Base Camp Trek is via a flight. One of the highest and most extreme airports in the world, flying to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla has its own challenges. The chief among them is the weather.

The airport is built on a narrow plateau, over a steep cliff. Navigating the plane along the short and narrow runway is difficult when strong winds whip across the mountains. Surrounded by some of the highest peaks in the world, the weather here is unpredictable and changes frequently. It would be clear and sunny one minute, and the next moment the clouds will appear and everything will turn hazy. Flights operate only when the weather is stable and visibility clear.

The chances of your Lukla flight getting canceled cannot be ruled out. If this happens your EBC Trek may get extended by a day or two. So come prepared and keep buffer days so that you may not miss your international flight.

If there is a long delay due to bad weather, we will try to secure a space for you on a helicopter flight. The cost for the heli flight is not included in the trip price and should be borne by you.

Due to congestion at the Kathmandu airport during high season (Spring- March, April, Autumn - October, November), flights to and from Lukla now operates from Manthali Airport in Ramechhap. The airport lies 132km (4hrs 30mins drive) from Kathmandu.

However, airline companies operate their first and last flights directly from Kathmandu and Lukla (KTM-LUKLA-KTM). If you book your trip early, we can try to secure a place for you on the direct flight to or from Lukla. It will be easier and more comfortable to fly directly from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice versa, instead of making that additional journey to Ramechhap.

Helicopter Flights to Everest Region will operate from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.


Altitude Sickness & Acclimatization

Remember you will be trekking to the world’s highest trekking destination, Everest Base Camp which lies well above 5000 meters beyond the sea level. Here there is less oxygen in the atmosphere which will make breathing a bit difficult.

To let your body get used to the thin air, you need to walk slowly, steadily, and keep your body hydrated. If you try to hasten and walk fast to reach your destination in less time, chances are you may suffer from AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness.

AMS symptoms like dizziness, headache, nausea, shortness of breath, fatigue, etc., are seen at elevations above 2000 meters. Usually, these symptoms occur once you reach Namche or beyond Namche.

Taking Diamox and a good night’s rest may work for mild cases. Drinking plenty of fluids (water, tea, soup, etc.) and keeping your body hydrated will also help to keep the sickness at bay. One should take the necessary precautions to ensure that the condition does not worsen. But if the symptoms worsen, one may have to return to a lower elevation and get medical help.

There are clinics at Lukla, Namche, and Pheriche which offer basic care for minor ailments. In the worst-case scenario, an air evacuation will be arranged, where the patient will be flown to Kathmandu to receive medical aid. AMS, if untreated or ignored can take your life.

On a high altitude trek like the trek to EBC, acclimatization is very important. Your body needs time to get used to thin air which can be done by resting at a lower altitude before reaching a higher level of elevation.

Our experts have included two days in the itinerary for acclimatization. During your trek, you will be spending extra days at Namche (3440m) and Dingboche (4410m) to acclimatize successfully before trekking further.

Here are the altitudes and oxygen levels at some of the major stops en route to Everest Base Camp:

Places Altitude Oxygen Level
Lukla 2,840m/9,318ft 0.73%
Namche 3,440m/11,286ft 0.64%
Dingboche 4,410m/14,469ft 0.58%
Lobuche 4,910m/16,109ft 0.53%
Gorak Shep 5,140m/16,864ft 0.52%
Everest Base Camp 5,364m/17,598ft 0.5%
Kala Patthar 5,500m/18,209ft 0.5%

Drinking Water

It is important to keep your body hydrated on the trail as dehydration also causes AMS. One should drink at least 3-4 liters of fluids daily.

We dissuade you from buying bottled water as it adds up to the thrashing problem in the mountains. Moreover like everything else, bottled water is also expensive in the mountains.

We highly recommend you to carry a reusable water bottle with you, one that can hold hot water. You can use one with a steri pen or an inbuilt filtration system like LifeStraw. You can also use water purification tablets to treat the water. While the water in the mountains tends to be pure and without impurities, it’s better not to take chances and filter or treat the water before drinking.

Using chlorine or iodine tablets to treat the water may alter its taste. You can add flavored electrolyte powder (which readily available at pharmacies in Kathmandu) to mask the bitter chemical taste. Adding electrolyte to your drinking water may also be beneficial as the minerals (sodium, potassium, magnesium, etc.) you lose while walking gets replenished.

Teahouses offer boiled drinking water at an additional cost. It can cost anywhere between 1 USD to 4 USD. Up to Namche, you may have to pay around 1 USD per liter or pot (every teahouse use a different sized pot). The price increases gradually as you climb higher. You pay the highest for boiled water at Gorak Shep, ie, 4USD. While cold water is provided free of charge, it is not advisable to drink untreated tap water.


Internet Connectivity on Everest Base Camp Trek

Despite being the world’s highest trekking trail, internet connection (though erratic and irregular at some places) is available in the Everest Region.

You can connect with your loved ones while trekking, post updates, and upload pictures on social media. Wi-fi is available at all teahouses up to Gorak Shep. While it is free at some cafes in Lukla and Namche, most teahouses will charge you extra for using their Wi-Fi hotspot.

It will be cheaper and easier to get a Ncell (a private telecom company) sim card in Kathmandu and purchase internet data that could last you for your entire trip. The company offers 3G connectivity up to Everest Base Camp (5364m).

Everest Link, another local internet provider also offers paid internet access on the trail. You can purchase the username and password at any of the teahouses or shops along the trail.


Packing Checklist for Everest Base Camp Trek

As opposed to popular belief, you don’t need a lot of complicated gear and equipment for an Everest Base Camp adventure. Here’s a basic checklist of the most essential items that you should not forget to bring with you during your EBC Trek:

  • A sturdy pair of trekking boots with good ankle support
  • Rucksack or daypack (30 liters) with a waterproof cover
  • Trekking pants and waterproof trousers
  • T-shirts or shirts
  • Down jacket
  • Wind/ waterproof light jacket
  • Fleece jumper or jacket
  • Inner Thermal (top and trouser)
  • 4-6 pair of socks and underwear
  • Sunglasses, sun hat, woolen cap or balaclava
  • Inner and outer gloves
  • Headlamp, power bank, and extra batteries
  • Sun protection cream, wet wipes, and hand sanitizer
  • Towel, flip-flop or rubber sandal, toiletries
  • Water bottle and water purification tablets
  • Sleeping bag and sleeping bag liner

These are only some of the essential items. Check a more detailed packing list for trekking. Most of the trekking equipment are available on hire in Kathmandu. You can keep your baggage light by only packing the most essential items and renting or buying the rest in Kathmandu. Shops in Thamel offer branded as well locally made gear and equipment.    


Guide(s) & Staff Arrangements

Everest Base Camp Trek takes you to the highest trekking trail in the world. Having an experienced local guide accompanying you will enrich your trip in so many ways. Trekking with a person who has in-depth knowledge of the mountain will also keep you safe and secure.

When you book an EBC Trek with us, we pair you up with one of our local guides. All our guides have an experience of more than 10 years and have a vast knowledge of the area you are visiting. They have completed the trekking guide course and have the required government license to work as a mountain guide. They can communicate in English and have received training on wilderness first aid and crisis management.

The trek will be led by a chief guide or trek leader. For every 4 trekkers, there will be an assistant guide assisting them personally. One porter will carry the luggage of 2 clients. Make sure that your luggage does not exceed 15 kg, as the porter can only carry a weight of 30 kg.

We believe in the ethical treatment of our staff. All our Guides and Porters are provided with weather-appropriate gear and clothing to battle the harsh weather in the mountains. Before the start of a trek, we ensure that our mountain guides are fully insured. They are given fair wages and treated with respect.

We seriously follow the guidelines set by IPPG (International Porter Protection Group) and offer assistance to porters to develop other skills. A portion from the booking fee goes to fund the education of our field staffs’ kids.


Trip Safety

We ensure the safety of our clients by following all safety protocols during the trip. The Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary has been designed by travel experts and veteran guides who have guided several groups to Everest Base Camp innumerable times.

To prevent AMS, the required number of rest days has been added to the itinerary. Our guides always carry a first-aid kit and pulse oximeter (to measure the oxygen level in your blood) with them. The guides assigned to you have more than 10 years’ experience and know what steps to take during an emergency. They are well-trained in wilderness first aid and crisis management.

If a client shows symptoms of AMS and needs to descend to a lower elevation, an assistant guide will escort him/her and will follow the safety protocol. He will closely monitor the client’s condition and will take the required steps needed for the well-being of the client.

If he/she feels alright after a night’s rest, the guide will escort the client back to join the group. But if the condition worsens, the client will be escorted down to Lukla or get airlifted to Kathmandu for expert medical aid.


A typical day on the Everest Base Camp Trek

A typical day on the trail begins with a wakeup call at around 6 AM by your guide. Freshen up and get ready. Pack your belongings and head to the dining area for breakfast by 7 AM. Check your luggage for the final time and fill your water bottle, before you hit the trail by 8 AM along with your guide.

To avoid walking in the heat and to enjoy clear views of the mountains, you make an early start. En route, there will be short breaks to enjoy the views and take photographs. You stop for lunch at a local teahouse around noon or mid-day. After a quick rest of about an hour or 40 minutes, you get back on the trail and continue till you reach your overnight stop.

Upon reaching the stop for the night, you head to your teahouse, check-in, and have some rest. Tea with some light refreshments (cookies or biscuits) will be served at 5 PM. As the rooms are not insulated, you can warm yourself by the heater or stove in the communal area.

Exchange stories or play cards with other trekkers and sherpas till dinner is served (around 7 PM). After dinner, your guide will brief you about the next day’s trek – the route you will take, difficulty, where you will stop for lunch, etc. Afterward, retire for the night and have a well-deserved rest.

On average you may have to walk 6 to 7 hours daily. The trek to Phakding is the shortest and the easiest, while the hike to Everest Base Camp from Lobuche on the 9th day could possibly be your toughest. On Day 10, a hike to Kala Patthar for the sunrise view is scheduled. So you will have to wake up before 4 AM to reach Kala Patthar before sunrise. Your guide will share the details regarding the hike during the after-dinner briefing on Day 9. 


Entry Permits & Requirements

The permits you need for the Everest Base Camp trek are – 1) Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit, and 2) Khumbu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit. Unlike other treks in the Nepal Himalaya, you won’t be needing a TIMS (Tourist Information Management System) card.

Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit can be obtained from the Nepal Tourism Board’s Office in Kathmandu or at the park’s entrance gate in Monjo by paying NRS 3000. For citizens of SAARC countries, the fee is NRS 1500. You need to fill out the permit form and show your passport or a copy of your passport.

To get the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, you need to be in Lukla. You have to pay NRS 2000 for the permit at the rural municipality counter which lies at the edge of the village.

If you are planning to trek to Everest Base Camp from Jiri, you will be required to pay the Gaurishanker Conservation Area Project Entry Permit fee of NRS 2000 too. The permit can be obtained from the Nepal Tourism Board’s office in Kathmandu before the start of your trek.

You won’t have to worry about queuing up to get the permits as the company or our guides will arrange all the permits for you.


Travel Insurance

For Everest Base Camp Trek, you need a good travel insurance policy that offers you coverage for all activities and altitudes included in your itinerary. The highest altitude you reach is 5,550 meters and your travel insurance should offer you suitable coverage up to this elevation.

Though we take your safety as our number one priority, we cannot rule out mishaps and emergencies that may occur at this altitude. There is less oxygen in the environment and trekkers usually suffer from Acute Mountain Sickness, which could prove to be fatal if not treated on time. Walking on a treacherous mountain environment also exposes you to physical injuries. Therefore make sure that your insurance covers the cost of all injuries and emergencies that you can possibly face during this trekking adventure. Your insurance policy should especially cover the cost of helicopter evacuation and hospitalization in case of an accident or medical emergency as these happen to be quite expensive. Check for vaccination requirements as some travel insurance policies makes it mandatory to immunize yourself before you leave your country. 

Before you decide on a policy, be mindful and don’t forget to read the fine print. It would be advantageous for you also to choose a company that offers insurance cover on both domestic as well as international flight cancellations and lost or stolen baggage.


Responsible Travel

Travel responsibly and try to limit any negative impact on the environment. Limit the use of plastic and be mindful of throwing waste in the mountains. When you trek with us, you will be supporting local communities (from the guides and porters to teahouse owners). We as a company support sustainable tourism and patronize local businesses. We partner with service providers who work towards saving the environment.  As an active member of KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project), we make sure that our trips are environment friendly.


Everest Base Camp Trek FAQs

When you are up in the mountains in Nepal, we would suggest you to be ready for anything. Weather forecasts for Lukla are never correct and different sources will give you different information. If it is a really bad day in terms of weather, the airlines will themselves cancel the flight and you might have to wait till the weather clears. Yes, flying in high altitude is never easy, even on a clear sunny day, the plane might face turbulence because of the wind blowing from the mountains. But overall the flight to Lukla is very exciting and it’s an experience that you will never forget

These are the best months to do this trek, as the weather is mild and the temperatures range from 12 to 15 degrees. The skies generally remain clear and the days are pleasant and warm. You can expect an occasional spring shower and hazy weather during spring. The mountain views are stunning in September, as there is more snow on the mountains. Nights can be freezing as the temperature dips after sun down.

If you have booked a package with us you won’t be spending much as accommodation and 3 meals are already included in your trip price. You may have to personally pay for items like beverages and drinks, extra snacks, hot showers, electronic device charging, wifi etc. USD 20 to 30 (NRS 2000-3000) per day will suffice.

You can either buy bottled mineral water or fill up a reusable water bottle with boiled or sterilized water. During the trek, the teahouses or lodges serve you bottled and filtered water which is generally safe and have to be paid for. A liter of water would cost anything between 1 to 4 USD. As you go higher the cost of all commodities, including water, increases. But do note there is no dearth or scarcity of drinking water at teahouses. We encourage our guest to use iodine and other purifying agents to treat the water before drinking.  You need to drink at least 3-4 litres of water each day to stay hydrated at higher altitudes.  Keeping your body hydrated helps you to keep away the symptoms altitude sickness.

No, the company won’t provide drinking water or any extra drinks or beverages other than the ones that are specified in the trip cost.

While tipping is not mandatory it is a nice way of showing your appreciation to the people who have helped you enrich your holiday experience. It all depends on how far you are pleased and satisfied with their services. There is no fixed amount, but many of our clients offer 8-10 percent of the total tour price as tips.   

You need to be in good shape and have an ability to walk 6 – 7 hours uphill and downhill per day. This trek is suitable for passionate trekkers. Positive attitude, excellent health, and strong determination are required for successful finish. Past hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip. Besides, it is advisable to trek with a highly reputed trek operator like us, with experienced guides who can help you with significant mental preparation with a personal touch.

Regarding the difficulty, the only challenging factor is the altitude. Our Everest Base Camp trek itinerary provides ample time for acclimatization. Neither ropes nor ice picks are needed for this trip and no vertical climbs are involved. Novice travelers in a good physical shape, who exercise regularly, has positive attitude and has healthy heart and lungs can easily complete this adventurous trip.

As Everest Base Camp is situated at a high altitude of 5,364 metres, you spend only 1 to 2 hours at the base camp. Since the base camp lies at the foot of the world’s tallest mountain Mount Everest, the hike to EBC is probably the highlight of your trek. Though one cannot view the summit of Mount Everest from the base camp (as the mountain is too huge) you can get close up views of the massive walls of Everest, Khumbutse, Lingtren and Nuptse. The Khumbu Icefall appears spectacular. Though the icefall lies close to the Base Camp, it is not possible explore it as you need proper climbing gear to walk on it. But you get to explore the actual base camp of the Everest expedition groups. During climbing season, it is like a mini city of tents and you get to meet mountaineers (sometimes celebrities too!) from different countries attempting to summit Mount Everest. After taking pictures and soaking in the magnificent views you descend down to Gorak Shep again. Please do note the visibility of mountains depends on the weather. If it’s foggy you may not get good views of the mountains.

No, we do not spend the night at Everest Base Camp as there are no teahouses or lodges there. Moreover it is advisable and more comfortable to spend the night at a lower elevation. After enjoying the views we trek down to Gorak Shep and stay overnight at a local teahouse.

No, the summit of Mount Everest is not visible from Everest Base Camp.  Rising above 8000 metres, the mountain is just too gigantic to be viewed in its entirety from its base. The summit of Everest can be viewed from Kala Patthar and from places en route to EBC. If you want to view Mount Everest without having to trek to Everest region, you can do it by driving to Nagarkot, taking an Everest Mountain Flight and an Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. The best view you get of Mount Everest is from Kala Patthar.

In all our Everest Treks the teahouses that we use have western toilets. In luxury lodges and teahouses in the lower elevations the rooms come with attached bathrooms and hot showers. At higher elevations the facilities may be a bit basic and you may have to share the bathroom with other travellers. Please do note that in case of extreme cold, the water in the toilet basin may freeze and you may have to use an Asian (also known as ‘squat’) style of toilet that is located outside. Please do carry toilet paper rolls with you at all times. It is important that you carry enough rolls of toilet paper and hand sanitizer while trekking.

You need to have local currency to purchase items on the trail. While Lukla and Namche in the Everest Region may have lodges that would accept payment with cards, we strongly advise to carry enough local cash with you to buy essential items en route. You can exchange your currency at any of the money exchange centres in Kathmandu or use your credit or debit card at the local ATMs to get local currency.


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Trip Reviews

Travel experiences of our clients who recently returned from their trips.
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Based on 109 reviews

Xu Zhu Yeung
flagsHong Kong, China
Mar 16, 2020
Everest Base Camp trek in cold weather
Himalayas are among my favourite holiday plan but this time to the base of highest. I have been to the Everest base camp in this winter holiday. It is lucky to have a wonderful organization from Third Rock Adventures. Especially the founder Naba and the trekking guide Dol, they gave excellent services for me. My trip is fantastic and I would recommend this company to all of you. Himalayas are really beautiful, do not miss your opportunity to see them with the right organizers like Third Rock.
Albert Berger
flagsUnited States of America
Mar 04, 2020
Best Trek Ever
Recently did my best ever trek to Everest Base Camp. Never thought that this trek to EBC will give me so much of memories. I with my best friends planned it since 2016 and finally did it. We did thorough research before we could trust some random company. What mattered to us was the client's satisfactory and their review and luckily we got to contact Naba from Third Rock Adventures. He had extensive knowledge of treks and tours in the Himalayas of Nepal and we could not simply let it go, so booked with him. Just before a week to our flight to Nepal, Naba personally called me and consulted the practices and gears for the trek. He also let me talk with my trekking leader and that really was professional. When we were in Kathmandu, we had nice talk and pre-trekking meeting. We shopped whatever was needed in Thamel. The time was perfect, weather was lovely, had an opportunity to meet with Sherpas in Namche. I always admired their strength in the Himalayas. Got nice photographs of the himalayas and Sherpas. My guide was firm and friendly. He pre-managed everything and had us enjoy the trek to the fullest. No altitude problem- thanks to the itinerary that included 2-days acclimatization in Namche and Dingboche. We had ample time to hike and get going with Himalayan lifestyle. Our meal was great, loved DAL BHAT and the hospitality of Nepali people. When we were back after our successful trek, we had FAREWELL DINNER. This was a great treat for us. Our words here may not be able to justify the service offered by Third Rock. We want to thank them from the core of our heart for such wonderful service.
Hunter Miller
flagsUnited States of America
Mar 04, 2020
Everest Base Camp Trek
I went with a group of 7 to Everest Base Camp with Third Rock Adventures. The experience was unforgettable and far exceeded my expectations. The trip itself was well planned out, even when we encountered a couple curve balls. The daily treks, lodging, meals, checks, etc. showed this group was knowledgeable and knew the best options. Never once did I doubt or worry about our safety and well-being. We were in great hands. What really made it special was our guides Babu and Gopal. Their guidance and friendship made the trip special and one to never forget. I highly recommend Third Rock Adventures, the EBC trek, and Babu and Gopal as guides - I would follow them on their next adventure without question!
Logan Ryan
flagsAustralia
Jan 21, 2020
Adventure time to Everest Base Camp with friends
No holidays before was so special like we had one in the Himalayas this time. Me and my friends did this trip; Shiva was our guide. What an amazing trip. I cannot fault Shiva, he had a wealth of knowledge and local expertise. The tea houses were all appropriate and we felt that we had benefited from his knowledge. I have gained a great experience that I would recommend to anyone. Thank you again to Third Rock Adventures and my friendly team along the trip.
Henry Curtis
flagsNew Zealand
Jan 17, 2020
Everest Base Camp Trek, Nepal
Me and my wife booked Everest Base Camp Trek with Third Rock Adventures. We had a great time during trekking. It was well organized trip. Our Guide Shiva was very helpful and experienced. We feel very safe. Excellent service provide by Third Rock team. We would like highly recommend it
Recommended by Friend
It was our dream destination
Tea house stay, interaction with the locals
Thanyawut Sayelau
flagsThailand
Dec 28, 2019
Memorable 14 days of my life in Everest region of Nepal
I traveled to Nepal as a solo treker. I discoved this way is better in my researches.The accomidation every night was very convenient and comfortable. My trek leader was so much professional and help get me back to KTM safety after first flight cann't fly back to KTM from lukla. I would like to recommend this comany and recommend Deepak as your guide.He take care me all time betwin trek. I will back again next year and i will trek with Third Rock Adventures. Special thanks to Mr. Naba dai and team.
Sebastian Walker
flagsUnited Kingdom
Dec 11, 2019
Well organized EBC trek with Third Rock Adventures
An amazing journey I completed along with my daughter and fantastic staffs of Third Rock Adventures. The scenery, the people and their culture and the animals are from another world. We were extremely lucky with the weather having a big sun and blue skies everyday but the higher you went it still became very cold. Our guide Bimal was very attentive at all times. Looking after us while on the trek and providing us with all our meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner. There were 4 of us on our trek and so with our two guides we became a very close group.
Ethan Gagnon
flagsCanada
Dec 06, 2019
Wonderful travel experience, exceeded expectations
I decided to take a different holiday this time and went to Everest Base Camp Trek. I had a 12 day trek to EBC which included Kalapather for great views of Everest. The trip was organized so well I could not have asked for any more. My guide on the trek was Deepak Rana who took care of me every step of the way, and it was his instructions that got me there. An absolutely amazing experience with incredible people who are a credit to the company. I would completely recommend Third Rock Adventures as the company to get you to Everest Base Camp. I will be returning for a different trek in the future and will definitely book with the same team.
Masayu Megat
flagsMalaysia
Nov 27, 2019
Everest Base Camp Trek, A worthy destination
Everest Base Camp Trek was the most memorable journey of my life and it was made possible by Third Rock Adventures and our ever so helpful guide Shiva. They were incredibly professional, efficient and their helpful guidance through the trip was very appreciated. Shiva went above and beyond to ensure a trip as safe as comfortable as possible even though we went during off season. We stayed in Nepal for a whole month and they organised every day of it perfectly to our comfort. 10/10.
Pierre Claesson
flagsSweden
Nov 26, 2019
My dream trip to Everest Base Camp
A well organized trip with professional team of Third Rock Adventures. We just turned up and our guide Dol looked after the rest. Everything is organised in advance so you can just enjoy the trek and not worry about anything. Accommodation and food along the way was nice. Dol looked after us really well, we had a great laugh they always kept us entertained and they shared lots of information about Nepal. Whenever I plan to visit Nepal again, will choose this service for sure.
Unser Alvarez
flagsUnited States of America
Nov 24, 2019
Everest Base Camp Trekking and Adventure
Me and my daughter did a trek to EBC with Third Rock Adventures. I can only imagine such adventure walks ever again. The views were spectacular despite many cloudy days. Our professional guide Mr. Bimal knew exactly where to wait for the sunset along the path to EBC. Bimal was extremely attentive to our needs and monitored our hydration closely and watched closely for any signs of illness. Thank you for all the support and exclusive services.
Eric Lopez
flagsUnited States of America
Nov 21, 2019
Trip of a lifetime, a journey to Everest Base Camp
Our trip to EBC went very well with the best organizer and outstanding team of professionals. The 12 day trek (14 days total in Nepal) with Third Rock Adventures was one of our highlights of this year. This was a private tour just for 2 of us. Communication with Naba (founder) to confirm dates and logistics was much professional and clear. When we arrived in Nepal, everything went smoothly with airport transfers, excellent accommodation for the days we were in Kathmandu and domestic flights to and from Lukla. While on the trek our guide Bimal was knowledgable and helpful and was open to accommodate when the weather turned poor and we were determined to reach EBC. The itinerary really organized from maintaining acclimatization and letting ourselves free to see around Kathmandu.
Highly recommended
Joey Cruz
flagsUnited States of America
Nov 17, 2019
Trek to EBC and the memories we had
The long-awaited trip to Everest Base Camp went as planned with Third Rock Adventures and the experience was mesmerizing. Mr. Bimal was our guide and he is a gem. He's reliable, very knowledgeable, patient, organized, always positive and always promotes an atmosphere of calmness, peacefulness yet enjoyment. Bimal inserted a couple of acclimatization days to ensure we remain comfortable. Once we completed the trip to Everest Base Camp, then returned to Namche Bazaar and Lukla, then flew back to Kathmandu. I believe this is a must-visit attraction once in a life.
Highly recommended.
Maxime Hebert
flagsCanada
Nov 15, 2019
Wonderful trip to Everest Base Camp
We just completed the Everest Base Camp trek with Third Rock Adventures and their professional team, it was memorable and unforgettable experience I had. Our guide Mr. Dol did wonderful job in the mountain who took care or everything and situation very well. I was very happy the whole trek, thanks to Dol and team. Will come back for other adventure trips soon in Nepal.
Ricardo Ramírez
flagsSpain
Nov 15, 2019
Wonderful trek experience in Everest Base Camp trail
We had an amazing trekking experience with Third Rock Adventures. It was the most adventurous trip we have ever done as a couple. Our trekking guide, Bimal was excellent. He has in depth knowledge about the Everest region and surrounding area. We started our journey flying from Kathmandu to Lukla and from there we trekked all the way up to Everest base camp. It was a hard trekking but our guide Bimal made it easier, giving us some tips or telling us something about the region or something funny to make our minds diverting from the difficulties. When we reached the base camp we had a nice surprise: a very hot cup of milk tea! Maybe it was "the most delicious tea we have ever had".... We want to thank you all the team who helped us make our dream come true. Namaste.
Thomas Achterop
flagsNetherlands
Nov 14, 2019
Trekking to Everest Base Camp was amazing
It was an amazing trekking experience at Everest Base Camp trail with Third Rock Adventures. Our guide Babu was really friendly and helpful. I felt completely safe the whole time, had complete trust in him and his abilities. We laughed a lot during the trek. We had a good walking pace, did the necessary acclimatization days to prepare the body for the altitude and he told me a lot about the mountains and the Nepalese culture. I highly recommend Third Rock Adventures for the trekking trips in Nepal.
Pak Hei Choi
flagsHong Kong, China
Nov 14, 2019
Superb trekking experience in Nepal
We were recommended to take this trip with Third Rock Adventures and they exceeded our expectations. My friends they did picked Third Rock Adventures for their first time a few years before and they really enjoy very much with their service. So we picked this company without any doubt. Our guide Mr. Dol is the guide for our EBC 14 days trek, he such a gentle, mature & funny guy that I ever met at any trek. His passion, cheerful & professional guidance amazed me. The most admirable thing is he caring people. Overall, we had a good time with Dol, full of wonderful memories. We are sure to use this company again on our future trip to Nepal. Thank you.
Lucas Lau
flagsHong Kong, China
Nov 10, 2019
Amazing EBC trek experience
We came into contact with Third Rock Adventures while searching for our travel operator in Nepal. It was my mom and I went to the 14 days trek from Lukla to EBC, although we cut it short by flying back to Kathmandu from Gorekshep as we were exhausted from the trip. The overall experience was wonderful! Our guide, Deepak, was very informative and really tried his best to help us to reach EBC! Without him, we might not be able to catch up our schedule for the last day!!! I would definitely recommend Third Rock Adventures for their outstanding services.
Farah Chong
flagsThailand
Nov 08, 2019
Wonderful trip ever
The adventure I had with Third Rock Adventures was amazing and the arrangement of the tour was far more than I expected. My flight from Bangkok was delayed for one hour, and I had to wait at the custom for another two hours so the driver had to wait for me for three hours in total. Our guides, Bimal and Ram were very helpful during the trek. We received personalized services although we were in a big group of 14 people. Bimal was the best guide I ever met. He was genuinely caring and knowledgeable, he made the trip a lot more enjoyable to all the guests including me. I highly recommend Bimal as a guide for anyone who wants to do the trek. Due to my health issue, I had to stop at Thukla and went down for proper medical treatment in a hospital in Pheriche. Bimal had assigned a porter - Rupesh to accompany me. Rupesh had done an incredible job as a porter, a guide and a lifesaver. I truly appreciate his great support during my trip. Since I had to go down to rest, Rupesh even provided me with extra service by taking me to Ama Dablam base camp which was not included in the itinerary. I was amazed by his kindness and knowledge. I am very pleased with the services provided by Third Rock Adventures. Thank you.
Arturs Ozols
flagsLatvia
Nov 06, 2019
Trek to EBC, an adventure journey
I was initially aware that trekking in mountains is not an easy game. Traveling to third world countries is not an easy game. It is easy though to get lost in all of it for us. Still some of us feel the urge to experience the beauty and extreems of Himalayas and Nepal like countries. Third Rock Adventure people are for sure best in the business of bringing you that experience in a safest way possible. Thank you to our guide Bimal and entire Third Rock Adventure's team. I recommend it.
Jacob Smith
flagsNew Zealand
Nov 06, 2019
Everest Trek- Lifetime Travel Memory
I just wanted to thank you all at Third Rock Adventures for a fantastic experience. My son and I have just returned home recently from a group trek to Everest Base Camp, with your wonderful guide Mr. Dol. Your company looked after all of our needs brilliantly, including accommodation at Hotel Moonlight, a great trek to base camp, a fascinating tour of Kathmandu, and a very enjoyable cultural dinner and show to finish off our time in Nepal. Our guide did an excellent job of helping us along every step of the way. He was so helpful in making sure that we got our flights to Lukla, including the bus trip to Ramechhap. He looked after us at all times, ensuring that we were safe and well and able to fully enjoy the experience. The porters also did a great job in helping us with all of our gear. We appreciate everything that they did for us.
Farhan Rahayu
flagsIndonesia
Nov 03, 2019
Trekking to Everest Base Camp
It was a great experience trekking along the world's highest mountain trails. Third Rock Adventures and the team will figure out a pace that pushes your ability, or stroll through the wonderous landscapes. In a group of 4 trekkers & guide, we deviated off the treaded path often enough to explore the hidden cultures within the Everest valley. Our trek lasted 14 days and we still remember every bit of the trip. Highly recommended.
Amsyar Ling
flagsMalaysia
Nov 03, 2019
Everest Base Camp trek was wonder experience
Our trek to Everest Base Camp was the most memorable one. Our guide Mr Deepak who are well experienced in EBC trekking thus made our journey smoother, enjoyable and adventurers. The entire 14 days trip was well organised, especially the sequence of acclimatization was well planned and guided. We don't have much altitude sickness or any other issues. Basically, it was a great trip. We take this opportunity to wholeheartedly thank our experienced guide and the Potter. The trekking program and the service were very satisfactory, organized by Third Rock Adventures. We will again use this company for our future trips.
Zulhasif Ismail
flagsMalaysia
Nov 03, 2019
Everest Base Camp Trek was my dream trip
My solo trip to Everest Base Camp went far beyond my expectations with Third Rock Adventures. Despite bad weather during the climb, first time encountering in high altitude trekking, by having an experienced guide, i started from Lukla and successfully reached EBC and descend to Lukla reaching on . The journey was awesome, spectacular with lots of memorable moments captured. Thanks to the experienced hands who made my dream come true.
Highly recommended service by Third Rock Adventures.
Hadley Arnold
flagsUnited Kingdom
Oct 31, 2019
A trip to Everest Base Camp
Third Rock Adventures turned out to be the best choice for my trip and my guide Bimal. He was the best guide we could have asked for. He knew when we needed a break, fabulous English, kept us motivated and ensured we were in good health checking our oxygen and heart rate every night. He knew so much information about the mountains around you including heights and stories. He made us laugh and by the end we became great friends with him. He made the trip!! We would recommend this service to anyone in future.
Gilford Barton
flagsUnited Kingdom
Oct 28, 2019
Best Everest experience I had
I recently completed my Everest Base Camp Trek with Third Rock Adventures and was the best experience for me. Everything was well organized according to the plan. I am impressed with it. Our guide Dol was so much fun and clearly managed our expectations in terms of what to expect on the hike. He made us laugh lots and kept our spirits up on the more difficult parts. I would strongly recommend this company for the Himalayan trips and treks. Thank you all.
Lap Kong Kwan
flagsHong Kong, China
Oct 27, 2019
Everest Base Camp Trekking with friends
I have done many trips around the world but this became my best experience ever, i will never forget this event in my life. Third Rock Adventures arranged everything perfectly and made me realize the best way to feel , to be with the nature with your step by step , climbing up and down the mountains, stayed closely to the great Himalayas.I am thankful to the company because we was provided a good tour guide Bimal to bring us a smooth ,safe journey ,and nice guest houses as well as good food, to make sure time was enough to adjust the body. Thank you again, i will come for the another trip soo in Nepal.
Jacky Yeung
flagsHong Kong, China
Oct 24, 2019
Most adventurous journey to Everest Base Camp
I never had stepped into the Himalayas and for me, it was the most physically draining activity. Well... I’m an old man. Luckily Third Rock Adventures was with me every step of the way, which made it possible for me to tick this off my bucket list. Thank you Dol (guide) for your unbelievable patience and care. The experience, nature’s beauty and views were worth every arduous step. To future adventure seekers to EBC, I advise for you to keep your bag below 15kg and to bring some honey sweets or throat drops for the hikes above 4000m. Your throat gets dry above that height. I highly appreciate the efforts by all the team members in making our trip a success story.
Prabodh Batra
flagsIndia
Oct 23, 2019
Wonderful trip to Everest base Camp
This trip was the most exciting and amazing trip that I have ever experienced. My guide Dol and his team at Third Rock Adventures looked after me and the rest of the group from the start of the trip to the final farewell night in Katmandu. Travelling alone can be a daunting experience but as soon as we got started and I met the rest of the group all my nerves disappeared. Definitely a defining moment in my life. The views, the people, the journey was just everything and more that I had hoped for. I want to go back to Nepal one day and when I do, it will be with Third Rock again.
Jason Castro
flagsUnited States of America
Oct 23, 2019
Everest Trekking was the most inspiring trip I ever had
From the time I emailed this company to when we returned to our home, everything was flawless. I emailed several outfits organization in Nepal but Third Rock Adventures was the first to respond with questions to plan a perfect trip for us to Everest. I realized right away we found the right people to work with. Considering we didn't know exactly what we wanted to do, every step of the way was organized for us. Even after we had weather delays (to be expected) Our guide babu and Third Rock Adventures made alternate hotel accommodations and revised our tea houses on the trail. When we trekked as far as our schedule allowed, we turned around and headed back down. Third Rock Adventures made it all possible. I will definitely come back to Nepal for another Himalayan journey and will do it with Third Rock Adventures. Thank you all and Namaste.
Samuel Baker
flagsUnited Kingdom
Oct 19, 2019
Inspiring journey to the Base of World's tallest Mt. Everest
Travelling is my passion but to do the Everest Base Camp trek successfully was my big dream and it ultimately came true. This was a once in a lifetime holiday and was really pleased that Deepak and Third Rock Adventures made it such a great experience. We spent an enjoyable two weeks trekking up to Everest Base Camp. I found Third Rock Adventures to be well organised, and communicated well before our trip. Deepak showed us the best places to eat and took us around the city. We then went on our trek, where I couldn't fault the guiding, accommodation and meals. I even became unwell at one point and Deepak went out of his way to make sure I was well looked after. Highly recommend!
Siyabonga Ndlovu
flagsSouth Africa
Oct 18, 2019
Entire EBC trekking experience was the best
This time I came to Nepal for a popular trek to Everest Base Camp. Then I luckily had the most amazing 12 day hike from Lukla to Everest Base Camp and back with Third Rock Adventures. Using a guide was most informative and helpful. I also opted for a porter as the return trip is over 100km at altitude which is intensive - even if you are fit. Hiking the Himalayas is both beautiful and rewarding and I would highly recommend it, no matter your age or your fitness level. I would do it again in a heart beat and cannot wait to come back.
Najmi Chin
flagsMalaysia
Oct 18, 2019
Enjoyed trekking to Everest Base Camp
I did a great trip to Everest Base Camp with excellent services of Third Rock Adventures. We got Dol as our guide and he was really amazing at guiding us in the Himalayas. Upon booking, detailed and personalized itinerary were provided after through communication. Dol was patient and gave great advice. During the trip, the porter and guide are friendly and helpful. Dol responded to my queries and requests fast and ensured my trip move on smoothly. Excellent travel agency. I’ll recommend it to everyone who want to come trek in Nepal.
HeiSon Tong
flagsHong Kong, China
Oct 16, 2019
Wonderful Everest Base Camp Trek with friends
After the extensive research about the best land tour in Nepal, i came to a conclusion Third Rock Adventures is the one I can fully trust. Our guide Mr Bimal is very detailed and careful, even in the smallest thing. He understand our culture then we connect very fast. The trek to EBC is awesome. It's quite snowy in December but beautiful. We are one of the very last trekkers on this season. Everything is well prepared. I will certainly use this company for my future trips to Nepal.
Eemeli Lampo
flagsFinland
Oct 15, 2019
Great trek to Everest Base Camp
This trek became our most memorable experience in life. We had the greatest time of our lives trekking to Everest base camp. Dol our expert guide and Third Rock Adventures made sure that we were well looked after. We took our time and trekked at a pace that was right for us. The views of the Himalayan mountains around us were phenomenal. For the nest trip to other mountains also we will use the same company. Thank you all the team members.
Sergei Duskin
flagsRussian Federation
Oct 14, 2019
Everest Base Camp Trekking, worth it
Long dreamed travel project of me was to complete the Everest Base Camp trek and I loved this experience!! Third Rock Adventures did everything the way i wanted and their team was wonderfully friendly. To be surrounded by the biggest mountains in the world was incredible! Our guide was Mr. Dol and the entire adventure went beautiful and successful too! Dol explained everything before the trek and he gave me all support during it! Really happy and proud that I did it! I felt like I have accomplished something very big in my life. Thank you Third Rock Adventures, Naba, Dol and all the team who made it happen. Namaste.
Felix Martin
flagsCanada
Oct 14, 2019
Trek to Everest Base Camp was amazing
We did the EBC with Third Rock Adventures and it was such the Professionalism they showed that we decided to do the Pokhara tour with them after finishing the trek. From the very first moment they've always been keen to help and have made things easy for us. Our guide for the EBC expedition was Dol Amgai and from the very first moment we had such good chemistry between us mainly because he's such an easy-going person and also very welcoming. He has been very kind to us and attentive and gave us all flexibility we might need at certain moments. We also learned a lot through him as he's got the hell of an experience in the mountains. We will use Third Rock Adventures for our further trips without hesitation.
Mentari So Li-hin
flagsIndonesia
Oct 11, 2019
Everest trekking is lifetime experience
We got to travel with highly reputed company Third Rock Adventures and with the help of people behind this company, we successfully completed our trekking adventure all the way to Everest Base Camp. We booked the standard 14 day, all-inclusive tour package from their website. Everest Base Camp with this company is an extraordinary experience. Our guide Mr. Babu, is a polite, helpful and professional guide who was always ready to make sure we enjoy our trip without any problem. This is a reliable and professional company which one should not regret after the trip. Thanks to all who were involved in the journey.
David Gonzalez
flagsUnited States of America
Oct 06, 2019
Rocking adventure journey with Third Rock Adventure
We were searching for a trustworthy company to operate our tours in Nepal. Third Rock Adventures came highly recommended from a fellow adventurer for our EBC Trek. and they delivered! Naba made all the arrangements and made our trip hassle-free. As our main contact for the trip, Naba was always prompt in answering any questions we had and accommodated our requests. From the moment we landed in Kathmandu, throughout the trek, to the evening of our departure, Naba was always available and in contact with us and our guides. The logistics were very well coordinated. Our guide, Deepak, was very knowledgeable and was patient with our slow hiking pace. The porters worked hard to ensure our gear was promptly waiting for us at our next stop. What we noticed were Third Rock Adventures clients who have been coming back to Nepal for years and booking with the company. To me, that is a sign of a great client relationship, service and reliability. We plan to be back again in Nepal for more Himalayan treks, and we'll be sure to avail of Third Rock Adventure's great service again! Thank you, Naba, Deepak and Third Rock Adventures, for an enjoyable EBC Trek!
Esteban Pedrosa
flagsSpain
Oct 03, 2019
Great trekking experience to Everest Base Camp
We just returned from a wonderful trekking trip to Everest Base Camp along with my friends. We were lucky to meet Third Rock Adventures as our operator. They did everything the way we wanted. The organisation and proffessionalism of it's staff was amazing throughout the entire process. I cant commend them enough on how the entire process was handled. Our Guide Dol was responsible for everything we had in our trip, food, accommodation and every other service were taken care of very well. He was an experienced, knowledgable and committed guide who wants the best for his trekkers, their health and experience. I prefer this company very much for the coming trips as well. Highly recommended.
Mikkel Seim
flagsNorway
Oct 03, 2019
A trek to Everest Base Camp was wonderful
The specialist of Third Rock Adventures had the ability to create a trekking plan bespoke to our time resources - shorter than local usual standards; Bimal Thapa , our guide, took care of our physical resources, perfectly driving us, especially during the delicate times above the 5.000 meters level. His deep knowledge of traditions and territory was impressive and fulfilled the 120km+ trek pauses. Accomodation and meals were always beyond our expectations. Our special thanks to all who were involved in our trip making it a success story to remember throughout the life.
Quinten Grim
flagsNetherlands
Oct 03, 2019
Everest Base Camp trekking, my life time experience
I got the best travel company Third Rock Adventures and best team for my trip operation. Their experience and knowledge in the Himalayas are without bounds and the service is flawless. Unfortunately, I got sick during the trip but I was never stranded. Our guide Dol was at my shoulder watching me every step and going to great lengths to ensure I was comfortable. While the group was continuing to EBC he kept in touch and arranged accommodation, porters and transport for me. I was extremely impressed with the type of services this company offered and the experience I had during this trip. Will come back again. Namaste.
Xavier Reid
flagsCanada
Oct 02, 2019
Wonderful experience trekking to Everest Base Camp
We did this the trip with Third Rock Adventures and they went above and beyond to meet our expectations during the trek. We were accompanied by an awesome guide Mr. Dol, he did his best to offer us nice accommodation, good food and overall great services during the trip. The entire trip was the best trek I've been on in my life and at the same time the efforts of porters are not to be forgotten. Thank you Dol and all the team.
Erik Olsson
flagsSweden
Oct 02, 2019
Journey to Everest Base Camp
Trek to EBC was a different and big experience for me though i have travelled to other places as well, and the journey was even more joyful with the help from our friendly, knowledgeable and lovely guide, Dol. The entire arrangement of the trip was done by Third Rock Adventures which was a meaningful experience. With their help, all of our team members were able to reach the EBC and enjoy the fascinating view of the snow mountains. Will definitely recommend their service to all and go back to them for the other Himalayan trips in future.
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Qi En Phua
flagsSingapore
Sep 28, 2019
Trail to Everest Base Camp
This was my great experience trekking to the world's highest mountain base and msde even better by the team of Third Rock Adventures and our guide Babu. I really appreciate the guide to take care me. He always concern me is it safety,worry the gear is it enough to me. Because of his carefulness, so I can complete the trekking and safety to come back my home town. This is an excellent team, so if you want to trekking, please find team. They can give you the amazing memories in trekking. Thank you again.
Paolo Bonura
flagsItaly
Sep 27, 2019
Journey to Everest Base Camp was extraordinary
I must say the time i spent in the Himalayas, even especially in everest region trekking is the most memorable life event in my life which accomplished with the help of Third Rock Adventures and my guide Dol. Dol is a fantastic guide - super friendly, fluent in English, full of local info and history, very easy to hike with, and is extremely well connected in the area. He took care of all the logistics and route planning which provided for a seamless and very memorable experience.I would recommend this company to anyone around me who want to visit Himalayas in future. Thank you all the porters and team of Third Rock.
Brad White
flagsCanada
Sep 27, 2019
Memories made at the base of world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest
We just completed the Everest Base Camp Trek with Third Rock Adventures, a professional and competent travel agency based in Thamel district, Kathmandu, Nepal. Founder Naba Raj Amgai personally takes care of your every need and his staff are most helpful. Our guide on the trek, (Deepak) oversaw every aspect of our trek, from personally serving us every meal to safely leading us through the mountains. Deepak is the most caring, competent and professional guide I have travelled with. Highly recommended, will use this service in future too.
Gerald Lewis
flagsUnited States of America
Sep 26, 2019
Exciting trek to Everest Base Camp
It was my good luck that I found Third Rock for my Everest Base Camp Trekking. The experience and professionalism of the team made the most incredible experience of my life trekking to the Everest Base Camp. After spending so many days in planning the trip through emails and calls, i had an extraordinary travel experience with them. My guide Babu was a real hero who can literally explain anything in the trail and take very good care of trekkers. I always had a great vibe about him and I decided to book another trip to Annapurna for next year with him and the company. The trek definitely was a once in a lifetime experience and after hearing so many horror stories along the way about dodgy agencies and scams, I am so fortunate I came across Third Rock Adventures. Big thank you to all the team members of Third Rock Adventures.
Moritz Baltz
flagsGermany
Sep 26, 2019
Unforgettable Everest Base Camp Trekking
I believe we do not remember every trips we do in our life but this was made an unforgettable trip very well organized by Third Rock Adventures. I was solo and they went above and beyond to help plan my trip and make sure I saw what I wanted to see, explained that trekking in the winter may be challenging and the itinerary may need to change. My guide, Dol, was truly amazing! He was thoughtful, knowledgeable, safe and really fun! This far exceeded my expectations and each step along the way, the staff made sure all was well and that I was happy. 
Adamu Omondi
flagsKenya
Sep 24, 2019
Wonderfully organized EBC trek
I can just admire the service provided by Third Rock Adventures during our Everest Base Camp Trek with them. Since the first time I contact them for Everest Base Camp trekking in Nepal, Naba is always responsive and informative until the last minute to leave Nepal since our first inquiry. It was fantastic. I trusted them to organise and sort every detail of the trip, which I booked at quite short notice. What a fantastic trip - and highly recommend the company to facilitate a similar experience for others. It's a great and memorable experience. I would certainly recommend their service to my friends and family who wish to visit Nepal in future. Thanks to all, specially our guide Bimal and team. Namaste.
Ninyun Cruz
flagsUnited States of America
Sep 24, 2019
One of the best trip to Everest Base Camp so far
I have been to many treks in the Himalaya and Alps of the world but this has been the best trip i've been on so far. Third Rock Adventures and their loyal team made this event remarkable. I've done lots of traveling to Europe, but this has been the best travel experience. I did the EBC trek with my sisters and dad. Our guide, Babu, and porters, Rupesh, and Ram were awesome. They did everything possible to make sure we were all comfortable and enjoying the trek. They were all very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Babu especially was able to answer every question I could come up with about the Himalayas and Nepal as a whole. My plan is to come and visit other parts of Nepal in the future.
Cédric Murphy
flagsCanada
Sep 23, 2019
Adventure trip to Everest Base Camp
Quality time with Deepak and Third Rock Adventures. Wonderful local guides with expert knowledge made our journey extremely enjoyable. The whole thing was a great experience. I would highly recommend Third Rock Adventures as they made the whole journey easy. This was the longest trek I have ever done and it was really worth in the end to experience such a unique culture and beautiful country. Deepak was extremely hospitable, experienced and professional. I look forward to returning and doing another trek in the future and I would recommend the services by Third Rock Adventures to anyone.
Chikao Sasaki
flagsJapan
Sep 21, 2019
Beautiful scenery and amazing trek to Everest Base Camp
I came to Nepal for Everest Base Camp Trek at my holiday this year. Everything was flawless during my trip and the tem were very professional and knowledgeable. I completed 2 weeks trek to Everest Base camp. My guide Dol was friendly & knowledgeable, and I learned so much from him about this region and its culture. As for the climate ar December - It was very cold and there was snow & ice on the ground. We ran into a lot of people en route who were ill-prepared for the harsh elements, or who were getting lost in the snow-covered trails. I highly recommend to use good trekking company like Third Rock and bring very warm mountaineering cloths! Can’t wait to return to this area for more adventure with Third Rock Adventures.
Akiko Sato
flagsJapan
Sep 21, 2019
Best travel services by Third Rock Adventures
Thank you for Third Rock Adventure team. We reached Everest base camp jn December 2019. Every part of the srevice of Third Rock Adventure was excellent. Mr Naba company owner reply our many question before we booked the trek. Everything was perfect plan from the Airports pick up to droop, Our Guide Gadul was knowledgeable, friendly he provide us excellent service he know All about the mountain and culture of Nepal. Accommodation ,food and others services provided by Third Rock Adventure was good. Thank you all team. We highly recommend this company and we will come back again.
Dilshan Liyanage
flagsSri Lanka
Sep 19, 2019
Everest Base Camp trekking is the best experience
We took a trip to Everest base camp with Third Rock Adventures and it was wonderful experience. Team members at Third Rock helped us a lot from the day we book the trip to the day we left kathmandu. Trek was nicely organized and though we had a day delay in starting the trek they managed to take us to Base camp without any delay, difficulty. Resting tea houses at all the locations was so nice and we got good service at each point. Our guide Bimal was super tour manager. He was very firm on the things we can do and we cant on the trek. He has a good knowledge about the trek and surrounding mountains. Many thanks to our porters and everyone who arranged this trip. Namaste.
Norman Young
flagsUnited States of America
Sep 19, 2019
Extraordinary trip experience of Everest Base Camp
Once in a year there is a special trip with my siblings and this time to Himalayas. My small brother, sisters, and I went on the EBC trek with Third Rock Adventures and truly had a spectacular experience from start to finish. Naba and our guide Bimal were always attentive to our safety, our needs, and interests and customized the trek where possible to enhance our experience. Bimal is an experienced guide with a great sense of humor and his knowledge-base and connections made for an enjoyable, culturally rich, and smooth trek. We appreciate every efforts made by Third Rock Adventures and all the team.
Pierrick Janssen
flagsBelgium
Sep 17, 2019
Trek to Everest Base Camp was wonderful
From the first email to Third Rock Adventures, they were real time responsive to any of my queries. They presented the trip mixed with the best hospitality ever and also high professionalism. Our guide Mr. Bimal was very knowledgeable and well versed about the region. Very friendly. Transportation, food and accommodation was well taken care of during the entire trip. I will definitely recommend this service to others. Thank you all.
Calvin Visser
flagsBulgaria
Sep 16, 2019
Trekking world's famous trail of Everest Base Camp
I can only imagine the day when we reached Base of mighty Mount Everest and celebrated it. My guide Bimal is a not only a seasoned hiker, but a professional and caring friend too. He is very knowledgable about the history of Nepal, and was able to answer any questions we had about Nepal and the Everest Region. We spent 17 days with Bimal and everything was arranged on our behalf - we had nothing to worry about. He certainly delivered on the 3'S of his company - SAFETY, Value SERVICE and Complete SATISFACTION. When we left, we made a new friend in Bimal. One day when I return to Nepal, Bimal will be the first one I will contact for my trekking and not to mention I will definitely do my another trek with Third Rock Adventures.
Cheejun Ong
flagsSingapore
Sep 14, 2019
Trekking to EBC is fantastic journey
My first solo travel to Himalaya went very well with Third Rock Adventures. I figured out all those efforts that are made by the guides and porters to make our trip a success story. Our guide Mr. Babu who was amazing at organising everything and made my experience one I will never forget. He was very helpful, kind, knowledgeable and looked after me beyond any expectation. My guide, Babu and porters, on the trek to base camp were legends who really looked after me when I needed it. I was taken care of very well by the entire team of Third Rock Adventures. Thank you, everyone. Namaste.
Corey Brown
flagsAustralia
Sep 06, 2019
Trip to Everest Base Camp
The trip to Everest Base Camp is hard but everyone should try. The view is unforgettable and the people in Nepal are all very nice. Travelling with Third Rock Adventure is one of the best decisions I made in this trip. They arranged all the Tea Houses and meals for us and our lovely guide Bimal prepared fruit dishes for us every night during the trip. The fruits are very good supports in the mountain. Our guide not only gave us the right directions but also shared a lot of info of the peaks and Nepal cultures all the way along. On this trip we finished the EBC and also hiked back to Lukla. Without their help, I don’t know if I could finish it. Third Rock Adventures is a reliable traveling arrangement company to choose if you are interested in the Everest Base Camp Trekking.
Takaya Matsuo
flagsJapan
Sep 03, 2019
A trek to Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp Trek was my dream journey and this time I decided to go for it. I signed up for Everest Base Camp Trek with Third Rock Adventures. It was straight 12 days hike and we have Mr Deepak as our Guide for the Trek. He took good care of us. Mr Deepak made sure that our stay during the trek was comfortable. He made sure we got clean and hygienic food and that we don't fall sick. He kept on motivating us till the end of the trek. I highly recommend Third Rock Adventures and would like to go for another outdoor adventure with them in the future. Thank you everyone for your kindness and huge efforts.
Leandro Baez
flagsDominican Republic
Sep 03, 2019
Wonderful trekking adventure to EBC
We were surprised by the way Third Rock team provide services to us and they were able to tend to the needs of everyone in the group, make sure we were all comfortable and say, and some how always answer our questions. I am so thankful to have been with such an amazing company for this huge accomplishment. Our guides Dol and Deepak were friendly, helpful and professional. They were so encouraging the whole way, and the last day I was sick and struggling and Dol refused to let me quit. He even continuously asked to take my bag, until I finally gave in (which made a world of a difference for that last hour! Thank you Dol!!!!) If you are debating working with this company, just know that they will do anything to make sure you have the experience you're looking for, all while feeling safe! Every efforts from Third Rock Adventures to keep us satisfied is highly appreciated. Thank you.
Marcelo Giraldo
flagsSpain
Sep 01, 2019
Dream trip to the base of Mount Everest
This was really a life time opportunity to explore through trekking to everest base camp with my friends.Thank you very much our guide Mr. Dol and his company Third Rock Adventures for organizing all required permits, information details with details itinerary and logistics. We enjoyed your company and like to do other trekking in Nepal together. We will surely back and highly recommended company
Quinn Diaz
flagsSpain
Aug 19, 2019
Challenged Everest Base Camp and successfully completed
Everytime i used to talk about big challenges with my wife and this time we challenged the tallest in the world. My wife and I completed the Everest Base Camp Trek with Third Rock Adventures and our professional guide Mr. Baburam. Baburam was diligent in his planning, caring and considerate and was never flustered. I remember us stuck at Lukla due to bad weather, Babu was always positive and a reassuring presence throughout. He went above and beyond the call of duty and took us around Kathmandu, not only did we make amazing memories on this trip, we made a wholesome, reliable and honest friend.
Drew Jenkins
flagsUnited States of America
Aug 14, 2019
Everest Base Camp Trek - Tough but definitely a 'must-do'
I did this trek with two of my friends last spring. Apart from us three there two other dudes from Australia and New Zealand. This worked well because we were able to split the cost and got a good deal. It would have cost us more had we travelled individually. Pre-trek communication was great and on point. We faced bad weather on the mountains but Deepak our guide was ready with a Plab B. He was flexible and listened to our views. Though some of us suffered to some extent from the effects of high altitude, all of us made it to Everest Base Camp. This was a great adventure. Having ticked off EBC from my bucket list of adventures I am ready for more juorneys in the Himalayas, and this time around too with Third Rock Adventures. They have won my trust and confidence. Highly recommended!
Good Value,
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Even if you love your beer don't drink it when you are in high altitude. You will end up feeling a lot worse in the mountains. And do take your guide's advice.
Ker Jin Kwok
flagsSingapore
Jul 03, 2019
What an adventure trekking to Everest Base Camp
We express our thankfulness to Third Rock Adventures for organizing such a wonderful trip to Everest Base Camp ! We are still talking about how it truly was a trip of a lifetime. I was worried about the planning initially but the company took the stress away and helped create a wonderful travel experience. I greatly appreciated the communication throughout the planning process, and keeping us organized with clear schedules, local contacts, and all of our documents. Transportation was coordinated perfectly, and we were happy with all of our flight to lukla and private transfers. We also enjoyed the trek with knowledgeable Guide in English, A big kudos to Deepak. I can not thank my guide enough for this amazing experience. The overall trip experience was real adventure and a story to remember throughout the life. Thank you all.
Mehran Ghorbani
flagsIslamic Republic of Iran
Jun 17, 2019
Trek in world's highest mountain base camp
Me and my uncle best rated Third Rock Adventures for the most professional trip operation. My uncle and I joined on the 14 day trek to Everest Base Camp and we had an amazing time! Our guides were Dol and Rupesh. They were very patient with us, no matter what skill level each person was. Everyday was thoughtfully organized and we never worried about where to eat or sleep because it was all planned out ahead of time. The guides listened to our needs and accommodated us the best they could. I would highly recommend this company and would travel with them again. Thank you again.
Gabriella Wagner
flagsLuxembourg
Jun 12, 2019
Trekking to Everest with friends
It’s really tough to put down Everest Base Camp trek into words; I will try my best. I opted to go trekking with a local company because even if you book with an international company, local company will be operating the tour. Why not book directly with a local company! I came across Third Rock Adventures’ Everest Base Camp product which was well designed. I inquired about the trek and they were quick with responses. They assisted me to prepare the trek, even suggested ways to prepare for the trek along with necessities to pack for the trek. I didn’t want to over pack. I and a couple of friends were trekking in the Himalayas for the first time so we had a lot of questions which they duly answered. The representative of the company was waiting for us on arrival, checked into the hotel and after relaxing we met our guide. He briefed us about the trek and his expertise made us more confident. Before the trek we went sightseeing; Kathmandu has pretty cool ancient architectures. After a thrilling flight to Lukla, we started the trek. Personally, I felt liberating to be in the mountains and the trek gave us a lot of time to talk, laugh, share, and enjoy each other’s company. I had watched enough videos on YouTube and was skeptical if I would enjoy the trek. After doing the trek I can surely say I loved every bit of it and doing it with friends enriched that experience. The cool breeze, the chilly wind, the sound of the river, swaying prayer flags and excitement on the first sight of Everest, I can go on with the list! Mount Ama Dablam is a beauty, and it deserves a lot more praises. The altitude really makes walking a difficult task. We had each other’s back and pushed each other to the base camp and back. It will be that memory which would be part of our group chat for long. Also, we wanted to relax a few days in Pokhara and they seamlessly incorporated our preferences into an itinerary. Amazing team highly recommend them guys!
Best Destination,Good Value,I like itinerary,
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Trekking poles will become your best friend and don't think highly of food looking at the menu. Pizza and pasta don't taste as it would back home!
Hiroaki Muto
flagsJapan
May 31, 2019
Everest Base Camp Trek
I arrived to Nepal and the team of Third Rock Adventures welcomed with warmth of hospitality. I had already planned a trip from Lukla to Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar on a domestic flight from Kathmandu airport in 14 days with the team of this company. Blessed with good weather, it was a good trekking every day. It was a bit cold, but the view from EBC. Kala Patthar was amazing. The guide Bimal was very kind and helpful. Entire journey was pleasant and recommendable. Thank you everyone.
Jacob Cohen
flagsUnited States of America
May 30, 2019
From Wall Street to EBC
I was so invested in building my career that I had not taken a vacation for almost three years. Working for a real estate firm in Wall Street without a break left me burnt out and struggling with insomnia. That’s when my family and physician told me strongly that it’s high time I took a break. With no fixed destinations in mind I trawled the internet looking for inspiration. I randomly chose a few tours and treks and sent a few enquiries. The first reply that I received was from Third Rock Adventures. I had enquired about their Everest Base Camp Trek and they sent me a detailed response. They explained clearly about the physical and mental challenges that I would face on the mountains and how I should train my body before taking this trip. They also offered a couple of easy options (treks). But after reading the experiences and watching vlogs of those who had done this trek, I decided I wanted to do this particular trek. Though I had sent enquiries to some international travel companies too, I finally went with Third Rock because they sounded sincere and genuinely seemed to care about what I wanted. Getting to Everest Base Camp, I tell you was not easy. But it was worth all the sweat and physical hardships. It was worth flying thousands of miles to do it. It sounds clichéd but the mountains are really beautiful. The trek brought me close to nature and reminded me about the beauty of small things; like how comforting it is to feel the breeze and sit under the shade of a tree on a hot day. I would say the highlight of my trip was not reaching EBC but the journey itself, the people I met on the way and the places we crossed. The contentment and happiness of the local people that I met on the trail has made me revaluate my life goals. Thanks to Third Rock Adventures for organizing this inspirational trip for me. A shout out to Deepack and Giri too, my guide and porter on the trial without whose support and encouragement I wouldn’t have made it to base camp. A five star to this company and its people!
Best Destination
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Just do it!
Archie Turner
flagsAustralia
May 26, 2019
Everest trek
Everest Base Camp trek was once in a lifetime experience. The trek wasn’t easy but the spectacular views made it a rewarding trip. The view of Everest from Kalapatthar was overwhelming. We were blessed to have a pretty much decent weather. It was nice to have someone handle all the logistics and I could just enjoy the trek and soak into the beauty of the region. Thank you to the team of Third Rock Adventures for making my trip memorable.
Trekking to Everest is awesome and if you are thinking of doing it then go for it. It's worth your time and money.
Victor Larsen
flagsDenmark
May 22, 2019
Memories for a lifetime
Just returned back from an awesome Everest Base Camp trek. We were family of four and it was once in a lifetime experience of trekking to Everest. We took a risk of trekking with a local company and it paid off really well. The team took care of us well from the day we arrive till departure. The trek to Everest base camp was simply amazing and watching the gorgeous Everest in front of your eyes is overwhelming. Oh man! Everest shines like gold when sunrises over the mountains. Special mention goes to the Mt. Ama Dablam which keeps your mesmerized while trekking to Everest.
we were moderately fit people, not athletes; if we can do it then so can you. Don't procrastinate just go for it!
William Larsson
flagsSweden
May 21, 2019
Adventure filled journey of Everest Base Camp
To get a team like Third Rock Adventures and an opportunity to travel in the Himalayas of Nepal is the best part of this trip. It was much more then I expected and it will be an experience I will never forget. I appreciate Mr. Naba for helping us from start to end with all the necessary information and also, for being patient with the current situation we were in due to the lockdown for Corona. Last but not least, another bog thank you to our guide Shiva for following us on this journey and to have made it wonderful! It was a privilege to have both of them with us, as we learned new things, and also, thank you Shiva for being patient with us when we were slow :-) I cant wait to come back and do it all over again!!
Gustek Nowicki
flagsBulgaria
May 20, 2019
Best team and trail to Everest Base Camp
Me and my friends made a plan to visit Nepal this holiday and bought our ticket. We came to Kathmandu with two friends with a plan of Everest Base Camp trekking but with no earlier arrangements and detailed plans. And it was the best idea ever as Third Rock Adventures arranged everything (permissions, airplane tickets to Lukla, guide, porters etc) for us. This company was extremely helpful and proactive but at the same time opened to our ideas and personalized the trip exactly in the way we wanted. Highly recommended
Marcus Hill
flagsUnited States of America
May 19, 2019
Service and adventure during trek beyond expectations
Trekking in the Himalayas seemed as tedious as hell to me before I did this trip with an amazing team of professionals at Third Rock Adventures. If anyone planning about trekking to EBC, you can select Third Rock without hesitation. I can't even imagine any company would serve better than them. Every series of trip planning to make travelers satisfied including the timely and helpful email replies to airport pick-up and drop-off to ensure maximum comfort and health while on the trek, the entire experience was really above the normal. Our team was lucky to have Mr. Dol as a guide who has been guiding the journey for many years. We felt safe and taken care of the entire journey...and he's a great picture-taker, too. This company takes care of the little things.
Afrodille Caron
flagsNorway
May 16, 2019
Wonderful trek experience of Everest Base Camp
It was an amazing travel experience on the EBC Trek. The places and people up there are amazing ! I'm lucky to have Dol as a guide ! He is fantastic. He helped me understand the culture on the mountain, help me a lot with the accomodation, gave me a lot of good advices especially on how to manage altitude sickness ! Super guide I recommend him ! Fantastic adventure and experience ! Thanks
Martín Cortes
flagsMexico
May 14, 2019
Adventure trek to Everest Base Camp
Me and my friends went for the Everest Base Camp trek with Third Rock Adventures which was recommended to us by a friend and it was the best recommendation, this is really the best guide! The whole trip was above and beyond our expectations!! This trek was the first that we have done and this company made it the most incredible experience, Our guide Mr. Babu was always looking after us, measuring our oxygen and heart rate levels, pushing us to go slow at our pace, making sure we had a good place to sleep and eat, stopping for the best views, taking time for photos and telling us the best stories of Nepal and Himalayas. We thank everyone for the best experience. We will come again for the other trips with you.
George Bryan
flagsUnited States of America
Apr 29, 2019
Awesome Everest Base Camp Trek
I am not athletic in real life and my trek to Everest Base Camp was a questionable act. With the guidance of our guide, I successfully made it to Everest Base Camp and I added it to the list of my accomplishments. I have fear of heights and suspension bridges really scare me. Initially, I was very scared to walk on the bridge and I only used to look down while crossing it. Instead, our guide told me to look ahead which really made a difference. I started enjoying the suspension bridges. It was much more amazing than I envisioned. I loved the chocolate cake they served in Namche Bazzar. If I ever trek in Nepal again it will surely be with Third Rock Adventures!
I like itinerary
Yes
It was in my bucket list for a long time
Conquering my fear of walking on suspension bridges
Farhad Halabi
flagsUnited Arab Emirates
Apr 28, 2019
Exciting trek to the base of world's highest mountain
I had an amazing experience to EBC with Third Rock Adventures; Naba (the company founder), and our guide Bimal did a great job to ensure our satisfaction during the entire trip - good choice of accommodation, and trekking days. Porters have been selected well and have achieved the daily walk way in advance before we would arrive. Everything went flawlessly and very much well organized. I recommend this company to my friends and family for their trip to Nepal. Thank you.
Brandon Cox
flagsUnited Kingdom
Apr 27, 2019
Adventure journey of Everest Base Camp
Getting an opportunity to take this trek with Third Rock Adventures is lucky one. I spent an awe-inspiring 2 weeks with the Third Rock team, trekking to Everest Base Camp. Everything was arranged professionally and the accommodation was excellent. Born in the mountains, Babu has a wealth of knowledge of all the trekking routes, peaks and tea houses. He is a great trekking companion with a safety-first ethos. If you’re looking for the experience of lifetime, book with Third Rock Adventures. Thank you for such an incredible experience! I will definitely recommend your services with anyone who wish to visit Nepal for the trek.
Colton Mitchell
flagsCanada
Apr 17, 2019
Inspiring trip to Everest Base Camp
Me and my friend did EBC with Third Rock Adventures. Naba, the founder of the company, organized everything for us, whatever left for us is to enjoy the trip. Our trip was interrupted with the weather, we spent two days in Kathmandu airport, my friend required a rescuer from mountains, Naba and our guide Bimal helped us with all problems we had. Many thanks them. Bimal was an amazing guide who took care of everything in the mountain and made our trip a special event. Everything was adorable from the Himalayan beauty to the services provided to us. I will again use this company for future trips to Nepal.
Jasper Morgan
flagsUnited Kingdom
Apr 16, 2019
Unbelievable trip experience of Everest Base Camp Trek
We had a trip of our lifetime together with Third Rock Adventures, we just finished the trek to Everest Base Camp and everything was perfect. Our guide Mr. Dol welcomed us at the airport and then thoroughly guided us to the hotel and all other arrangements of the trip. Naba, the founder of company used to respond to our emails immediately before we are at Kathmandu and throughout the trip he kept on tracking everything to make sure we are doing well. That was really great care and sense of satisfaction for us. We met some great people from various places around the world which made the trip even more special. Thanks to all team members of Third Rock Adventures for making our trip a lifetime memory. We will travel again with you. Best wishes.
Raphael Morrison
flagsCanada
Apr 15, 2019
Dream came true
We teamed up with 4 other guys being 6 in total and trekked the world's highest mountains base camp. We completed a 14 day trek to Everest Base Camp with Third Rock Adventures. Our guide Mr. Bimal was very knowledgeable, organized and efficient. He handled everything from the permits, plane tickets, lodging and even organizing a helicopter flight so we could view the mountains from another perspective. All this meant we could just relax and enjoy our trek. Bimal is also very knowledgeable about the wildlife in the area, and offers great suggestions for getting those perfect photos! Third Rock Adventures organized everything in real time without any failure. Thank you for the great trip. I will certainly come back for a different trek.
Julian Herman
flagsNetherlands
Apr 15, 2019
Everest Base Camp trek was an amazing travel experience
I spent most amazing 2 weeks of my life together with Third Rock Adventures. The trip to EBC organized by this company was really wonderful and the team together with me were always happy and friendly. Our guide Mr Deepak was very helpful in carefully preparing this trip for us and making sure we had an amazing time. Everyone in the team did a great job to make this trip a successful story. Thank you all, will recommend your services to others as well.
Matteo Allaman
flagsSwitzerland
Apr 13, 2019
Dream to reach Everest Base Camp came true
I had always dreamed of doing Everest Base Camp trek and finally took my step to it. I booked Third Rock Adventures for my trek to Everest Base Camp and it was absolutely amazing. They picked me up at the airport and really cared about me. During the trek my guide Bimal helped me whenever I felt tired or exhausted. We really enjoyed our time in the mountains with singing and dancing. The lodges where we stayed in were quite nice and the food was really good all the time. I learned about the culture and the mountains. The team was really friendly and it felt like a family!
Klemen Potočnik
flagsSlovenia
Apr 06, 2019
Life Changing trek to Everest Base Camp
We would like to appreciate for all the help done by Third Rock Adventures from pre-trip planning , operation to the successful completion of trip. The trip was a real challenge and the efficient organization made it come true. We are really blessed. Thanks to our guide, Babu and our porter , me and my wife had an amazing trekking! Everything was very professional and we were really able to enjoy our adventure. Babu was very helpful and informative to us. We will use your service in future for other trips. Namaste.
Djonno Hulse
flagsNetherlands
Apr 04, 2019
A lifetime trip to Everest Base Camp
I spent the most quality time of my life doing the Everest Base Camp trekking with Third Rock Adventures. The team at this company provided excellent service from the moment he picked me up at the airport till the very end of the trip. Everything was very well organized and my guide Shiva had a lot of experience and knowledge about the region. Besides that, his jokes were the best. Would definitely book with these guys again next time I visit Nepal. Cheers
Lassiter Wilson
flagsUnited States of America
Mar 28, 2019
Perfectly organized trip to Everest Base Camp
I was lucky enough to get an opportunity to trek to Everest Base Camp with Third Rock Adventures. It was such a wonderful time & dream come true for me. Setting a foot on the highest base camp in the world was absolutely wonderful experience. I want to thank Mr. Naba (Founder of Third Rock Adventures) for organizing my trip flawlessly. I enjoyed the whole trek to the fullest. I had no problems throughout the trek. The guide & porters were very experienced & helpful. Thank you all for your hard work. My guide Babu was extraordinary. Once again thank you, Mr. Naba & the team.
Zong Chan
flagsSingapore
Mar 27, 2019
Adventure tour to Everest Base Camp
I firstly like to thank you all the field staffs who made this trip possible. Our trip would not have been as amazing without the company and guidance of our guide Babu - he was patient, knowledgeable and spoke very good English. He briefed us every evening and morning on the days agenda and expectations and made every effort to make sure we were safe and comfortable at all times! Compared to the other guides we saw on the trek, Babu went above and beyond and provided excellent service! Third Rock Adventures organized the trip without any issues and in a professional way. Highly recommended for Himalayan tours.
Benjamin Janssen
flagsNetherlands
Mar 26, 2019
Awesome experience during EBC trek
After many years I have trekked to Nepal , again back to the real trekking thing. This time to Everest base camp, the highest on whole world. Me and my friends trekked to Everest base camp with Third Rock Adventures. Our guide was Mr. Bimal who was really professional and experienced with lots of resources to share with us while walking. What a trip to remember! On our hike he provides such a beautiful trip for us with all the great spots for pictures, tea, respite. Not only that, but when I could hardly walk, because of the altitude, Bimal practically carried me so that I could get to my destination! That's the kind of service, and attention to detail, that you'd get with this company! We highly recommend Third Rock Adventures for others who are interested in doing the trip to the Himalayas.
Laurens Van Dijk
flagsNetherlands
Mar 22, 2019
Dream trip to Everest Base Camp
The trip to Everest Base Camp with Third Rock Adventures was the most amazing trip experience I ever had. Everything has been perfect, our guide Babu is very helpful with your stay in Nepal and he arranges everything perfectly! Then the trek is fantastic, the guide adapts to you and you can enjoy every moment trekking through Himalayas. Amazing! My guide was was really nice, funny and I definitely have a new friend for the rest of life :) Thanks a lot to Third Rock Adventures and everyone involved with the trip.
Emmett Fraser
flagsCanada
Mar 19, 2019
Trip to Everest Base Camp, a worthy experience
Our long planned trip to Everest Base Camp was organized by the professional team of Third Rock Adventures. Me and my team can not thank them enough for their outstanding services and hospitality. Special thanks to our guide Mr. Bimal and other porters. The entire trip was very well arranged right from the airport pick up to various logistics including arrangements at various locations including stay at night at different tea houses. We will come back to Nepal for another trip and certainly use this company again. Namaste.
Omprakash Varma
flagsIndia
Mar 17, 2019
Dream came true, trekking to Everest Base Camp
Me and my other 3 friends planned a trek to Everest Base Camp and went for it. We selected Third Rock Adventures as our trip organizer which eventually exceeded our expectations. It was a worth booking with the team of Third Rock Adventures.The team has been great, professional, reliable, efficient, caring and friendly: guide & porters.Would fully recommend - in fact, planning our next adventure! Our guide was Mr. Bimal with many years of experience, expertise and charming smile every time. This made us comfortable dealing with any situations without hesitation. Thank you Bimal and porters who helped us achieve our long awaited goal.
Ralph Achthoven
flagsNetherlands
Mar 17, 2019
Trip to Nepal with adventure journey to Everest Base Camp
I have stepped into Nepal for the first time and everything was different from our European style. I actually enjoyed the trip to the Nepalese capital city Kathmandu to the top of the world's base camp. I did the Everest Base Camp trekking with an amazing group of people organized by Third Rock Adventures. Thanks to my guides and porter this is one of the most magical experiences of my life. Special thanks to Mr Babu, our guide who was there for everything. They did an amazing job of thank care for us and they were always very kind and helpful. If anyone likes to visit Nepal, this is the best company to go with. Namaste.
Prashant Chatterjee
flagsIndia
Mar 15, 2019
Adventurous Everest Base Camp trek
Everything from the beginning to the end of the trip was fantastic with Third Rock Adventures. I traveled with a couple of my friends and was very impressed with the professional management of Third Rock Adventures and the team. The route is absolutely beautiful and the weather was wonderful in this period. The hotel in Kathmandu was excellent and I am extremely satisfied with the quality of services! I would like to thank our guide Mr. Bimal and his team for this amazing experience and would definitely recommend Third Rock Adventures to all travelers.
Giuseppe Bianchi
flagsItaly
Mar 14, 2019
Lifetime experience to the Mt. Everest
I just have heard the story of world's highest mountain, but i was lucky enough to experience it myself.Was great life time appourtunity to explore through trekking to everest base camp with my friends.Thank you very much Mr.Gadul and Third Rock Adventure for organizing all required permits, logistics, information details with details itinerary with most superb team of guide Mr. Gadul We will surely back and highly recommended the company !!
JoMei Chiba
flagsJapan
Mar 13, 2019
Everest Base Camp trek is the best experience
Me and my friend trekked to Everest Base Camp with Third Rock Adventures and everything from my first email to the final departure was organized very professionally. And we are very pleased we did. They are a very professional company with a strong history of trekking in Nepal. They are a very customer-oriented company. When we arrived in KTM, we were greeted at the airport and taken to our overnight hotel. Our Guide Baburam did an excellent job shepherding us for the entire two-week trek. Babu is a very knowledgeable and sensitive guide and made our daily trekking enjoyable and fun. We liked everything including the services we get from Third Rock Adventures. Will come back for another trip too.
Ahmad Rahmani
flagsIslamic Republic of Iran
Mar 11, 2019
Amazing trekking experience in Everest Base Camp trail
Our guide Mr. Babu was an excellent guide. He and his co-workers were very friendly, professional (at times very funny!) I appreciate everything done by Third Rock Adventures to keep us satisfied. But when things got serious and we needed some medical help, Babu and his co-workers got into action and did everything possible to make sure we all returned safely. Accommodation, food was as per our requirements and the trail was real iconic. I will never forget the trip experience I have gained after doing EBC trek with this company and team. Thanks to all, highly recommended.
Ondřej Boran
flagsCzech Republic
Mar 04, 2019
Wonderful trekking trip to Everest Base Camp
I recently completed the Everest Base Camp trek with Third Rock Adventures and their professional team. I was really happy with all services from this company. My guide Bimal was very friendly and caring. He kept on going above the limits to make the trip a lifetime memorable event for me. They are offering a lot of different treks and other tourist attractions. Guides are experienced with a good English level. I can highly recommend the services provided by this company and the guides they use for any trips in the Himalayas. Thank you.
Frankeig Lomen
flagsNorway
Mar 02, 2019
Everest Base Camp Trek was amazing
It was a wonderful trip to Everest Base Camp organized by Third Rock Adventure under the guidance of Mr. Bimal. Though I was untrained, I finished EBC with two others with little to no issues. Bimal took care of us very well and encouraged every moment to accomplish the trip. This company was recommended by a friend. Highly recommended from me too, will come to this company again for other trips in Himalayan region of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.
Sophia carson
flagsIreland
Jan 29, 2019
Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest had always been on my mind ever since I was a kid. My dad always talked about Nepal as he was an adventure junkie. I got my first opportunity in 2014 but due to the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal during that year, I had to cancel my plans. Come 2018, October, I was on my way to the base of the worlds highest mountains. the trek was exactly like what my father had described except the size of the mountains- they were bigger then what my father had described it in his stories. My favourite spot in the entire trek was Thyangboche, I felt a connection here and never wanted to leave. Thank you Third Rock Adventures for bringing my dream trip to life. You have worked very hard and I appreciate everything that you have done for me. I will be back soon,
Best and Selected Tours,
Yes
Cheng Yung
flagsPeople`s Republic of China
Nov 03, 2018
Everest Base Camp Trek with friends
Third Rock Adventures was there every time to take care of us and the trip, no matter where we were. Our guide Mr. Bimal was professional and knowledgeable who made our trip even more special. He made sure we were well fed, always serving us before he orders food himself. I loved the trekking trail, nature and culture of people living in those areas. Salute to those Sherpas who have climbed those mountains every day. We got more than expected with Third Rock Adventures, we will recommend to all around us who wants to come to Nepal in the future.
Matthieu Dugas
flagsSaint Barthelemy
Nov 03, 2018
Trip to Everest Base Camp was amazing
I felt lucky to do the Everest Base Camp trek with Third Rock Adventures. I did the Everest base camp trek over 14 days. Our guide and porter were awesome, fun, always focused on security and so much helpful from beginning to end. Despite the crowd and its difficulty towards the end (especially in case of possible altitude sickness), the trek’s views and landscapes were just breathtaking and amazing, making it one of the most beautiful places in the world. I would highly recommend the service and attention provided by Third Rock Adventures. Thank you.
Michael Jones
flagsAustralia
Oct 22, 2018
Fantastic Everest Base Camp Trekking!
I would like to thank Third Rock Adventures for the fantastic EBC trekking adventure. I had great fun during the trek. I would attribute my trip’s success to the attentive, knowledgeable and courteous staff. While planning this trip I was a little hesitant to use the services of a local company, but after contacting the sales team, I realized that whatever I had read about them on TripAdvisor was true. They were prompt with their responses and their replies to my queries were clear and to the point. While trekking, I was made to feel that I was in good hands. The guide was attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. He shared a wealth of information about the culture and lifestyle of the locals. Overall my trip to Everest Base Camp was a success, thanks to the team’s professionalism and attention to detail. I am already looking forward to my next trip to Nepal, which will most definitely be with Third Rock Adventures!
Because this trek had been sitting on my bucket list of adventures for just too long!
The whole trip was enjoyable.
If you are a mountain person you should definitely book this trek.
Sebastian Saalberg
flagsAustria
Oct 21, 2018
A memorable EBC Trek
I trekked to Everest Base Camp with the guys from Third Rock Adventures and I must say their service is excellent. I wanted a few changes in the itinerary and they made it while offering some wonderful suggestions of their own. They were prompt with their replies and patient enough to recreate the itinerary (thrice) as per my requirements. The guide was knowledgeable, smart and pleasant. While trekking, he made sure that I was comfortable with the pace and the lodgings at teahouses where we stopped for the night. I had assumed that it would be a tough climb, but maybe because of the easy pace or maybe I really listened to the guide’s advice, I was able to reach EBC without getting sick even once. It was a humbling experience to stand beneath some of the world’s highest peaks. This trek in the Himalayas was just right for me. It was refreshing and changed my life in a positive way. Would recommend this trek and company to anyone planning a Nepal visit!
Good Value.
Yes.
I chose this trip because I wanted to visit Everest Base Camp.
Walking from Lukla to EBC and back - the whole trek was memorable.
This trek is not that difficult. Anyone who is fit and can walk can do it.
Jino Saae-Li
flagsThailand
Oct 06, 2018
Treking in Everest Base Camp
The trek to EBC was my third treking trip after the treking experience to ABC and Langtang with Third Rock Adventures. On the way after treking over 4000ft attitude, light oxygen, cold temperature (always minus), and physical weakness, I kept asking myself why I was here. It was hard to breath and hard to sleep all 12 nights due to the attitude and temperature. Anyhow, I got the answer once after I reached EBC. Thank you for the lie from my guide and my friends encourage and us to till complete our mission. No pain, no gain. WIll come for another journey with this company in near future.
Usman Shadid
flagsUnited Arab Emirates
Sep 16, 2018
Awesome Everest Base Camp Trek
I was really impressed with the beautiful nature of Himalaya and the excellent service provided by Third Rock Adventures. I enjoyed not only trekking, but culture of Nepal. There are many small villages in Himalaya and beautiful life there. The people in Himalaya took care of us warmly. That is good memories too. It was our best trekking experience with our guide Mr. Dol. We can count on him. He is professional and can manage everything very well. I really appreciate him and all the team associated. Thank you again and Namaste.
Hillary S
flagsUnited States of America
Aug 08, 2018
Beautiful Family Trek to Everest Base Camp
We had an amazing trek with our family of 5!! Our guide Jaya was great! He was extremely knowledgeable about the mountain and went out of his way to take very good care of our family! The porters were great too and even carried a birthday cake safely for our youngest son all the way to the next tea house for a Birthday celebration. We had been trekking in Nepal twenty years earlier without kids and always wanted to come back with them. I did have some reservations about taking 3 kids trekking in the Himalayas, but everyone stayed safe and healthy and it was truly the trip of a lifetime! I would highly recommend Third Rock Adventures and Jaya as a guide !
Best Destination,Good Value,I like itinerary,Recommended by Friend,Best and Selected Tours,
Recommended this trip
Bandon Dexter
flagsUnited States of America
May 22, 2018
Our Everest Base Camp Trekking
We had been planning a family vacation to Nepal for a very long time. Everything fell into place this April as my wife and I got a break from our busy work schedule. After checking with numerous travel agencies we chose Third Rock Adventures for their positive reviews on Trip Advisor. We booked the Kathmandu Heritage Tour and Everest Base Camp Trek for a very good price. Our Kathmandu Day Tour was very insightful. Our guide Ishwor was quite knowledgeable and patient. He took us to places of historical interest not mentioned in the guidebooks and made our tour interesting by narrating the stories behind these sites. It was fascinating to visit temples and palaces that have been in existence for hundreds of years. Our Everest base Camp Trek was equally enjoyable. We were very well looked after by our guide Shiva on the trail. He was fun and friendly and looked after us like a protective mother-hen. So that we would not fall sick, he would check the food carefully before it was served and make sure that our drinking water was properly boiled and sterilized. Thanks to him we could make it to as high as the Everest Base camp and Kala Patthar without getting ill. We had a great trip, all thanks to the wonderful team at Third Rock Adventures. From our first day in Nepal to the day we departed, we were made to feel like honored guests. Thanks for a wonderful stay and a memorable vacation. We will surely be back and the next time too we will be traveling with Third Rock Adventures!! They deserve nothing less than five stars!!!
Best Destination,I like itinerary,Recommended by Friend,
Recommended this trip
Everest Base Camp
When i saw Mount Everest very close
Most visited place
Recommendation

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