15 days non-technical trekking

Optional technical day-climb


Trek the iconic Everest Base Camp Trek with local Sherpas and your US based guiding team including Pemba Sherpa, veteran of a 30 year career guiding the region for The Sierra Club and others.  

This highly experienced and thoughtful team have planned a very unique experience with their local-insider knowledge that will leave trekkers and climbers not only with memories of the trek of a lifetime but with a better sense of Nepal's rich culture, friendly people and the majestic beauty of the Khumbu region. 

We will enjoy two days completely off the beaten path in our guide's home village of Sengma.  We will have dinner with his family and experience the way of local Sherpa's daily life.

Our exquisite team will make every day of your journey one you will remember and cherish forever.


  • All lodging: trekking portion: tea-houses
    Kathmandu portion will be in 5 star hotels

  • Transportation airport to hotel/hotel to airport

  • Airfare to and from Lukla

  • All National Park entrance fees and/permits

  • Porters: 22 lbs per person

  • Guides:  The best of both worlds.  Our guides are a bilingual local Nepali team accompanied by a representative YSG guide from the US.  Meet your US based guides before the trek and learn about training, insights & special involvement in projects to bring clean water solutions to the people of Khumbu

  • 3 meals a day during the trek

  • 3 meals a day in Kathmandu

  • Drinking water in the Khumbu region

  • Himalayan Yoga included for those who chose it on acclimatization days

  • One day of cultural immersion in the home village of our US based partner Pemba Sherpa, former EBC Trekking guide for the Sierra Club and 30 year veteran guiding the EBC Trail

  • You'll receive the new book Life of a Sherpa, written by our US based partner Pemba Sherpa with your deposit

  • Pemba is available to answer your questions and loves to meet our clients in person before the trip if you'd like to schedule a meeting, please reach out


Optional climbing day

When we are near Base Camp, you will have the option to either take a moment to relax, make a challenging but non-technical climb to the summit of Kala Patthar for the very best view of Mount Everest or you can opt to make a great accomplishment and choose to do the technical climb of Lobuche with our AMGA certified guides.

Technical gear (optional day-climb) will be included.

Trip is only $200 additional if you choose to climb Lobuche

Not included:

Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Rescue Insurance (highly  recommended)

Airfare to/from Kathmandu but a group rate is available through our air travel service.  Reach out to us for more information


Personal day packs, proper clothing etc, we'll send you a packing list

Internet connection fees in tea-houses

Fees for showers at tea-houses

Laundry fees if you choose to wash anything along the trek

Beer, wine and alcohol

Guide gratuities (about 5% for the guiding team is suggested)

Sightseeing in Kathmandu before or after expedition

A non-technical and also a Technical day climb are both optional on the on the day of Lobuche

Technical climbers will meet back up with the main group in Tengboche


April 11th - May 3rd, 2020






Custom dates available for individuals and groups

Packing List
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Non-refundable Deposit of $250 due at time of sign up

Payment in full due 45 days before Tour

Payment in full due if booked within 45 days of Tour

No refunds on cancellations within 30 days of Tour

50% cancellation fee if cancelled within 60 days of Tour

Full refund, less $250 deposit if you need to cancel 90 days or more before Tour

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