Everest Base Camp
14 - 31 March 2015
now for the challenge of a lifetime!
Have you ever longed to set your eyes on the
earth's highest summit? This exciting and challenging trek to
Everest Base Camp gives you the opportunity to take in some of the
most breathtaking scenery in the Himalayas.
The feeling of achievement and stunning views, will stay with me forever.
What's included | How to take part | Support before you go |
Contact us for an
|Length of challenge
|Minimum sponsorship target
|Trip costs (taken from the minimum sponsorship)
The adventure starts as we fly into Lukla set
deep into the mountains. We'll then trek through the homelands of
the Sherpa people, among their villages and monasteries, with
distant views of Everest and Ama Dablam.
We reach Base Camp - the stunning otherworldly
glacial environment of blue ice, and gaze on the terrifying Khumbu
icefall, the gateway to Everest, and cast our eyes on the world's
The next morning, we trek to the summit of
Kala Pattar (5,647m) for awe-inspiring views of the Khumbu Glacier,
Nuptse and the south-west face of Everest. We watch the sun as it
slowly rises behind Mount Everest, a truly magnificent sight that
will stay with you forever.
While previous trekking experience is not
required, please note that this challenge is strenuous and graded
as extreme due to the length of days trekking at high altitude.
At the highest point we reach 5,647m in
altitude. A high level of training and fitness is therefore
required. You will need to train for at least six months prior to
As well as supporting our life-saving work, your sponsor money
- all flights, foreign overland transport and luggage transfers
(starting from and ending at the relevant London airport)
- airport taxes and passenger service charges
- all accommodation (combination of hotel, tents and
- all meals unless otherwise stated in the itinerary
- enterance fees to any sites visited on trekking days
- BHF rep, tour leader, tour doctor, guides, technical, medical
and transport back-up services
How to take part
To get going on this adventure of a lifetime, you'll need to
register with our event partner Charity Challenge . Please click
the link below to be taken to our BHF bespoke event page.
Register online on the Charity Challenge website
Call Charity Challenge on 020 8346
Charity Challenge will let us know that you have registered so
we can send you a welcome pack.
With you every step of the way
We've been helping people take on the challenge of a lifetime
for years. We're here to help you with:
- Training plans
- Access to ‘Been there buddies’ for first hand advice
- Fundraising support and advice
- Our World Experience team who have been on the trips and can
advise about everything from packing essentials to preparing for
Other things to budget for
There are a few things that are not included in your
Let us know if you would like more info or an
fill in our
contact us form
call 0844 847 2788
We are working with Charity Challenge, a
specialist tour operator (ATOL 6546) to organise and manage the
Everest Base Camp Trek on behalf of BHF. *Based on minimum