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5-Day Best of the Himalayas: Mt Everest Region Trek with Round-Trip Flights from Kathmandu

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    What to Expect
    Your 5-day Himalayan trek starts with a tour briefing the evening before your trip, then, on day one, take a morning flight to Lukla, a town where many Himalayam treks begin. Your local expat guide meets you in Lukla and leads you on your trek. Expect to stay overnight in budget accommodations run by local families, including modest hotels or teahouses. Meals are not included so that you have the flexibility to decide when and what to eat according to your taste and budget. Your guide can make recommendations at any time.

    Each participant carries their own belongings, packing light is essential, and extra luggage can be left in Kathmandu at the tour office (own risk). This tour is suitable for people with a high level of fitness and hiking experience.

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    Departure Point
    Hotel Marshyangdi, Chaksibari Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Departure Time
    4:30 AM
    Duration
    5 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • English-speaking guide
    • 4-night accommodation in basic village guesthouses
    • Round-trip flight between Kathmandu and Lukla
    • Transport by minibus
    • Hotel drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 14 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • On this hiking trip, you will be walking at demanding altitudes of approximately 12,467 ft (3800 m) above sea level, with the possibility of extreme variations in weather; it is common for travelers to experience adverse health effects due to this altitude, regardless of your age, gender and fitness. It is highly recommended that you discuss this trip with your doctor prior to departure
    • All tour leaders have basic first aid training and are aware of the closest medical facilities
    • Travel insurance that covers medical expenses, including emergency repatriation, is required to participate on this tour; proof of insurance must be shown to tour leader on the first day
    • Minimum age is 15 years; all travelers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
    • As no meals are included, please expect to spend around US$130 in total for meals purchased locally
    • Please pack as lightly as possible, as you are expected to carry your own luggage; it is recommended that you keep the weight under 22 lbs (10 kg)
    • Extra Luggage: You may leave any extra luggage (at own responsibility) at the Day 1 meeting point Kathmandu Guesthouse and pick it up upon your return.
    • Please note that there has been significant damage to some of the sites visited on this tour due to the earthquakes in April and May 2015
    • The following information is required of travelers upon booking:
    • Full name, nationality and current country of residence
    • Date of birth
    • Passport number, issue date and expiry date
    • E-mail address
    • Existing medical conditions or dietary requirements
    • Travel insurer name, contact number and policy number
    • In case of weather conditions leading to cancellations or delays in flights, this trip will operate on an alternate itinerary. Please see Day 1 of the itinerary for more details.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • You must bring an emergency fund of 500 USD in cash with you on this trip, which you may need to use in case of delayed or cancelled flights.
    • We advise allowing a few extra days in Kathmandu at the end of your trip should your return flights from Lukla be delayed due to weather conditions.
    • Over busy season we are unable to guarantee you'll have a private room in the tea houses.
    • Please meet at our Kathmandu office listed in the trip notes the day prior to departure at 5pm for a pre departure meeting. If arriving on departure day, please ensure you are there no later than 8am.
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 56 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 25 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 31 and 55 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 30 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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