What Additional Expenses will you Incur on the Everest Base Camp Trek

Here are some additional expenses you need to consider when you are signing up to one of our Everest Base Camp Treks. Not every trek to Everest Base Camp is created equally!  If you have chosen a lower end trek, then you will have more expenses that what we are suggesting.  The amount of extras will vary depending on your itinerary and time spent in Kathmandu. This will also depend on inclusions and exclusions on your specific itinerary. Here are some additional expenses you will and may incur while in Kathmandu and on the trail to Everest.

Visa Entry:
USD $50 For a 30 day Visa
Meals in Kathmandu: USD $5 – $10 per meal approximately
Tips Given at the end of the trek: USD $150/ $200
Bakery visits: USD $50
Internet: USD $25 (Everest link card)
Power Bank Charge: USD $10 full charge (This will vary the higher you go)
Boiled water in Nalgene: USD $2 – $4 (This will vary the higher you go)
Souvenirs: At your own discretion
Specialty drinks in lodges: $2 to $4 per drink

Some Additional Information

You should use water purification tablets in the 4/5 liters of water you will be drinking each day. Avoiding water borne illness on the trek is imperative!  You can buy these in Kathmandu or on the trail to Mount Everest. Bottled water (plastic) has been outlawed in the Everest region as of 2020.  Therefore you will not be able to purchase bottled water anywhere along the trail any longer. You will want to make sure that you have adequate amounts of water purification tablets with you for the entire trek.

The higher you go up the trail in the Everest Region, then the higher the price tags are for items!  Anything you want to purchase in the region has to be carried in on the back of a porter or animal, which is why things are more expensive the further they have to travel.  Please be respectful of this beautiful valley and follow the Leave No Trace policy while in the mountains. Everything you bring in to the mountains, you MUST bring back out!  Read some REVIEWS from our trips.

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