Our most epic adventure. An 11-day trek through the high Himalaya to the world-famous base camp of the highest peak on the planet.

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The trek to Everest Base Camp is one of the most famous hiking challenges in the world. It is without doubt one of the more challenging treks to take on, but the sheer thrill and sense of achievement you experience as you arrive at the Base Camp is hard to equal.

You will trek into the heart of the Himalaya, taking in some spectacular views along the way, including the famous Mount Everest (8848m), known locally as Sagarmatha, the worlds highest peak.

 

 

For students.

We specialise in student challenges. Every year, we take thousands of students from Universities across the UK and Ireland on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, all while supporting our fantastic partner charities.

Whether you’re a student looking for an awe-inspiring summer escape between your studies, or a budding explorer looking to expand their intrepid portfolio to include the glorious Himalayas, start your journey by checking out our Challenge Information Pack.

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 Top 5 Reasons to Trek to EBC With Us In 2019

  1. Great Value; our flights-inclusive EBC trek is the cheapest offered by any UK-based challenge operator!

  2. Flexible pricing; our Open Challenge in August 2019 has both minimum sponsorship and self-fund options, giving you the flexibility to choose how you fund your trek. You can also split your registration fee into two payments, meaning you can start your journey to the Himalaya from just £195.

  3. Locally-led; your trek will be led by an english-speaking Nepali sherpa. our trekking guides are some of the best in the industry and you’ll be in safe, experienced hands throughout your challenge. We believe that our locally led challenges provide a more culturally-immersive experience and also put more money into the local economy in Nepal.

  4. UK staff; We have a fully staffed office in Central London (we’re just behind the Tate modern if you want to drop in for a cup of tea…) Once you’ve registered for your trip we’ll send you all the information you need to get the most out of your EBC trek, as well as being on hand to answer any questions you may have.

  5. Safety and Support; When you arrive in Kathmandu you’ll be met by our friendly UK reps who will help you to get ready for your onward journey to Solokhumbu and are on hand to offer support and advice, including answering any last-minute questions you may have!

 

 

Extend your stay in Nepal

When you book onto our Everest Base camp trek, you can opt to add one our incredible extension trips to your challenge. You’ll have two options to choose from:

Add on an extra 4 days in Nepal, transfer to Chitwan National Park with a Jeep safari, a canoe trip, a jungle walk and an optional bird walk. In addition you'll have more time to spend in Kathmandu to pick up any last-minute souvenirs! Or opt for our Culture & Yoga extension trip. Explore more of what Kathmandu and it’s surrounding areas has to offer, learn to cook a traditional Nepalese meal and finally head on a short yoga retreat. You’ll get to experience various types of yoga & meditation before heading back to London.

Find out more at the end of our Challenge Information Packs (see above).


 
Our trek to EBC had everything; from the exhilaration of the flight from Kathmandu into the Khumbu valley to the peaceful spirituality of the buddhist monastery we visited high above Namche. Our Nepali guides on the trek were awesome and Choose a Challenge UK staff were on-hand before we departed and on arrival in Kathmandu to answer all my questions!”
— Andrew C., Glasgow