Alpine Explore Nepal
Himalayan of Nepal

Remote  Route Arun  Valley to Everest base camp

A Trek up Nepal's Little Explored Arun Valley to Everest Base Camp.

arun valley trek, ebc trek, arun valley to ebcThis trek approaches the famous Everest Area from the little explored Arun River Valley. The Arun is well known as a treasure- trove of Himalayan fauna and flora. Many little know plants, animals and birds have been discovered here as recently as a decade ago. We will trek up this culturally and naturally rich area starting with a spectacular flight to Tumling Tar airstrip set in the foothills below the Makalu and Kanchanjunga Massifs. Veering westwards we cross the Hinku Khola to join the 'Everest Trail' near Lukla. From Lukla we will have ample time to acclimatize and to explore the fabled villages of Namche, Khunde and Khumjung - home to the indomitable Sherpas of Nepal. As a grand finale to this legendary trek we will make a dawn assent of Kala Patthar for spectacular vistas of the highest mountains on Earth, including Mt. Everest, towering around us.

Moderate to rigorous trekking and camping from 2,100m/7,000 ft. to 4,940m/16,200ft with optional day hikes up to 5,550m/18,200ft. Accommodation in tents with camping mattress. The trek starts with a flight to Tumling Tar and includes all meals, services of experienced local guide, cook, helpers, Sherpas and porters to carry luggage. Trekkers carry a day-pack only and walk at their own pace.

Best Season:
March - May and October - November.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar. Start trek. Camp.
Days 02-10: Trek by way of Arun Valley to Lukla. Camps.
Days 11-16: Trek to Namche, Tengboche and Dingboche. Camps.
Days 17: Rest day and optional hike to Chukung Ri.
Days 18-19: Trek to Everest BC and KalaPatthar. Camps.
Days 20-24: Trek back to Lukla by way of Phortse.
Day 25: Fly Lukla to Kathamndu. Transfer to hotel.

 The following information will allow you to better plan your budget for tours or treks. A range of costs is given. These costs are dependant on:
  • The mix of Touring and/or general Trekking,
  • The remoteness of the areas visited,
  • The number of guides or porters required,
  • The standard of accommodation required (if there is a choice), 
  • The type of ground transport used,
  • The length of your visit, and
  • The size of your group.

Depending on group size the costs of treks and tours range from:
1 to 3 pax     US$ 88 to 163  P/p per night.
4 to 8 pax     US$ 78 to 148  P/p per night
9 to 14 pax.  US$ 75 to 135 P/p per night.
15 to 20 and above US$ 60 to 110 P/p per night
Single supplement US$ 40 to 70 per night.

Note: The itinerary and cost for Peak climbing, Mountaineering, Tibet, Bhutan and India tours and trek are conditional apply.

Notwithstanding the costs shown above, we can tailor tours to suit almost any budget. Feel free to email us for more information.
Note: One tour leader will be free of cost for tours with 15 or more paying guests only. 

Children's bellow three years is free if sharing with their parents. And need to pay if they are participating on the trekking, and above three to nine year children half of the price.

Cost Includes: Accommodation in 3 to 4 star hotels in the cites as your choice, basic accommodation in a lodge or tea house or camping (depending on your itinerary and choice) during treks, guides and porters on treks, all land transfers by private vehicle, 3 meals a day on treks, all jungle safaris, all sightseeing tours as per itinerary and all necessary entry fees, permits and airport transfers.
Cost Excludes: Personal expenses, domestic air tickets, airport tax, drinks (soft drink, mineral water and alcoholic beverages and hot-shower on the trek), personal insurance, and extra cost due to natural calamities or accidents outside of our control.

Remarks: The cost of the trip determines with the services included during the trip so that it might be varies with the services, hotel and transfer of your wish.

Please note that our guides speak the following English languages and if required we will provide your language spiking guide on extra cost.

Note: Please contact for more information and prices


Contact Information:

Alpine Explore Nepal
P.O. Box: 4546, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1 4700714 / 4700175 / 4701974
Fax: +977 -1 - 4700970

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18 April 2000

This was my third trek in Nepal, having visited the Annapurna Region in 1995 and with Bharat and Dave in the beautiful and wildlife-filled Langstang Valley in1998. Bharat's company "Explore Alpine Adventure"....
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