Travel Budget – Everest Base Camp Trek

This is how much I spent over 15 days while completing the Everest Base Camp Trek:

1,650NPR total
110NPR per night
Accommodation on the trek is cheap. I never paid more than 300NPR for a twin room. Two rooms I stayed in had views of Everest and both cost 200NPR. Anywhere else in the world you’d pay hundreds of dollars for a view like that!

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Everest Base Camp Trek – Packing List

When I trekked to Everest Base Camp in October 2015 I made the decision to carry my own pack. As I’m a bit of a weakling it was imperative to keep this light and only take the essentials. When I hopped on the flight to Lukla my bag weighed in under 7kgs – phew!

Of course if you are hiring a porter (or are stronger than me) it is possible to take more but rather unnecessary. Continue reading