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Birthday Trip to Everest Base Camp - 2 Days

Birthday Trip to Everest Base Camp

“To be alive is miracle enough.”, writes poet Mervyn Peake. Birthdays are perfect ways of celebrating the miracle of life. If you are looking for a unique place to celebrate your birthday, Everest Base Camp will be a perfect setting for it.

Everest Base Camp is located in the lap of the Himalayas of Nepal. Graced by thousands of travel enthusiasts, Everest region offers views of some of the glorious views of mountains: Everest, Lhotse and Cho Oyu.

Besides, the views of the mountains, accommodation in the Everest region in your birthday trip is awesome. The flight in a helicopter is cozy and comfortable too. While celebrating your birthday in the Everest region, you are bound to feel energized and have one of the best birthdays that you have celebrated.

Why should you plan for your Birthday Trip in the Everest region?

1. Comfortable and Scenic flight

One of the best things about Everest Base Camp birthday tour is that you can go to and return back from the Everest region in a helicopter. The flight is a short one and lasts merely 90 minutes long. As the helicopter will constitute of you and your friends, the trip will simply consist of people closest to you.

Beautiful sceneries of the Himalayas of Everest region will be visible during the flight as you will get to have a bird eye view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and other peaks in this region. When the helicopter takes off from your hotel to EBC, you will be pretty close to the Himalayas there.

2. Luxurious Accommodation

The place where you spend your night for rest after you reach the Everest region is Hotel Everest View. It is a magnificent hotel that has capacious rooms, free WiFI, as well as room heating.

This hotel also offers you quality food to go along with the quality accommodation they serve. The variety of food that they offer ranging from Continental to American is what makes eating your food here an absolute pleasure.

3. Views of Glorious Mountains

There is no doubt that the flight to Everest Base Camp is scenic. In addition, when you get to Hotel Everest View, mountains such as Everest and other peaks in this region will be quite close to you and have better visibility.

You will also go to Everest Base Camp in a helicopter after a day’s rest. During this flight too, you will see such peaks from the helicopter.

4. Bring Your friends/ family with you

Birthdays are always incomplete without people to celebrate it with. Therefore, the trip to Everest Base Camp on your birthdays has been designed keeping in mind that you can bring your loved ones along with you.

Whether you want to celebrate the birthday of your spouse or loved one by yourself. Or, you want your whole family or a bunch of friends to come along with you to celebrate a birthday, you can do it all. The birthday trip to Everest Base Camp allows you a great leverage with regard to the number of people you can bring in the trip.

5. Wonderful Medical Backup

One of the most pressing questions you have on your mind when you tour to the Everest Base Camp is whether you will be free from altitude sickness and other travel related illnesses.

The birthday trip to Everest Base Camp doesn’t exhaust you at all. Thus, the chances of dehydration and fatigue- the two biggest contributors to altitude sickness- are quite low. And even if you do have any health issues, the helicopter will take you to the hospital that best treats your illness.

6. Cancellation of the trip leads to refund

Due to unfortunate circumstances such as inclement weather conditions, some trips might be canceled. When it rains too heavily or the fog is too thick and flight impossible, the trip will be scheduled to a different day. And if the day when the flight is scheduled is not feasible for you, you will get a full refund.

However, if you cancel the flight due to personal reasons, you will not be fully refunded. 10% of the tour cost will be charged if you cancel the trip one week prior to the trip. This cost will rise up to 50% if you cancel your trip later than that.

Outline Itinerary of the Birthday trip to Everest Base Camp

  • Day 1- Fly from Kathmandu to Everest View Hotel in Syangboche
  • Spend the rest of the day sightseeing
  • Day 2-Fly to Everest Base Camp from Everest View Hotel
  • Fly back to Kathmandu from the Base Camp.
Day 1
Day 1 - Kathmandu to Everest View Hotel

For your birthday trip to EBC, you first take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. This short flight, which lasts one and a half hour, will take you over the wonderful Himalayas of the Everest region to one of the most thrilling airports in the world- Lukla.

From Lukla, you will go to Syangboche. The place is home to a hotel- Everest View Hotel- that is located at an astounding height of 13,000 ft. The hotel was specially designed so that people coming to spend time here would get an excellent view of the mountains during their stay.

The spacious accommodation in this hotel coupled with facilities of WiFi, heated rooms, a bar, and a study room makes it quite luxurious. Continental food, fillet mignon, Japanese style oyakodon are some of the food offered here that promises to be extremely delicious.

Day 2
Day 2- Flight to EBC and return back to Kathmandu

Next day, after having breakfast, you will go to Everest Base Camp. There you will spend some quality time. Everest Base Camp lies in Sagarmatha National Park, a site listed in the UNESCO natural heritage sites. The Base Camp is home to a wonderful glacier named Khumbu.

After taking pictures and embracing the natural beauty the Base Camp has to offer you, you will come back to your hotel and pack for your trip back to Kathmandu. The birthday trip will come to an end once you get to Kathmandu.

Final Thoughts

Birthdays are treasures that need to be cherished all through your life. So if you are looking for celebrating your birthday or planning to surprise someone, you can plan for a birthday tour to Everest Base Camp. With scenic mountains, peace and calm in your hotel and a visit to a place listed in the UNESCO Natural Heritage Sites, what is there not to like about this tour?

Cost Includes

  • Permits in the Everest region
  • Helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Everest View Hotel to Everest Base Camp and Back
  • Cost of accomodation and food
  • A down jacket is provided during the tour

Cost Excludes

  • Drinks
  • Tips to waiters/guides
  • Personal expenses
  • Shopping
  • Any donation you would like to make during the trip

1. What if I don’t have a group for a group flight?

No Worries!! We will arrange a group for you. We have interested travelers from around the globe who are looking for the same. You can pair up with them. You can also mutually decide which place you want to have your breakfast.

2. What is the highest point I will reach?

You will first go to Luka, which is located at an altitude of 2800 meters. From there we will go to Everest Base Camp, which is at a height of 5545 meters. Kalapathar is 5646 meters from the sea-level.

3. Do I have to worry about lack of Oxygen?

You will have a provision of Oxygen in the flight. As soon as we hit the 3000 meter mark, we Oxygen will be automatically maintained.

4. What happens if there is a medical emergency?

Your safety is our priority. We will transport you to the nearest hospital that serves the problem you have. If situation is urgent, the helicopter will directly land at the hospital which will treat you.

5. Are the pilots experienced?

You should not worry at all about the pilots. They are extremely well-trained and rank amongst the best in South East Asia. They have years of experience are very familiar with the routes.

6. When can I book the tour?

Tours are available all year round. So it will be for your convenience and you just need to tell us when you are planning to come.

7. Are the meals hygienic in the Everest region?

The meals in the Everest region will be as hygienic as you can imagine. Only the best cooks serve in the place of breakfast at Everest and at some of the cleanest kitchens in Nepal.

8. How’s the drinking water there?

You can carry your personal water bottles but you should think about the environment too. We serve you water that is purified by first boiling and then cooling ensuring the water is free of germs.

The purifying tablets you bring might not work well because of the cold climatic conditions.

  • Base layer of clothing along with insulation layer
  • Trekking Boots
  • A pair of gloves, woolen hat, and scarf
  • Sunscreen and lip balms
  • Basic first aid tools
  • Toiletries
  • Daypack
  • Wind and waterproof trousers
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Camera and camera bag

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