Top 10 questions to ask an Everest base camp trek operator to identify the best company to book with

 

Struggling to compare apple to apple when it comes to selecting the Everest base camp trek package provided by different trekking companies in Australia or Nepal?

 

Well, you can use following checklist to shortlist or select your best Everest base camp trekking company to book with.

Keep in mind to add your personal preferences of budget and service quality related questions apart from this checklist when finalizing your booking decision.

  1. Check reviews/testimonials of each trekking operator in your short list
  2. Ensure that they have affiliation with AFTA (Australian Federation of Travel Agents)
  3. Is their price quoted in Australian or American dollar?
  4. How many days is the actual trekking in the planned itinerary? How well is acclimatisation planned in the itinerary? Is there any contingency plan to tackle cancellation of Lukla return flight?
  5. Is their base camp trek operator in Nepal a licensed tour operator registered with Nepal Tourism Ministry and Trekking Agency Association of Nepal
  6. Are there local experts available in Australian operators office who can provide guidance on place, culture, language and food in Nepal
  7. Does Australian company provide guidance on all types of preparation including training, gear purchase and packing list for your Everest adventure
  8. Your loved ones from home being able to enquire your whereabouts 7 days a week during odd hours in case of emergency in Nepal/Everest
  9. How are the local crews including guide and porters looked after during the Everest trek
  10. Can you choose to travel in your small private group and/or choose your own dates without a surcharge?
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Everest base camp trek travel agents in Australia

Everest base camp trek travel agents in Australia and comparison of their packages/services

 

See who are the top Everest base camp trek travel agents in Australia offering best value to Australian adventure and thrill seekers. Market comparison based on size, cost, service etc.

 

Travel/Tour Agents Specialisation Everest Tour Packages
Sherpa Tours Australia

 

Office in Melbourne

 

Partnering Travel Agency Office

Adelaide

 

·   Boutique Australian owned company travel agency/tour operator

·   Specialist in Nepal tour and extension to Bhutan, India or Tibet

·   Local Nepal-Trek Managers at Australian office

·   One of the Best-Value providers and direct competitor with large companies on quality and local Nepali trekking operators on cost

·   Provide package design and personalization to any extend

www.sherpatours.com.au

http://sherpatours.com.au/sherpa-tours/testimonials

 

·   Everest base camp trek on budget

Excludes meals on trek

 

PRICE – AUD1450 or less

 

·   Everest base camp trek with comfort+ – 16 days

Fully inclusive except international flights (includes 3* Kathmandu hotels, Kathmandu tour and all meals on trek)

 

FROM AUD 2300

 

·   Everest base camp trek Premium

Fully inclusive with added luxury except international flights

 

FROM AUD 2800

 

Intrepid

Headoffice – Melbourne

 

Large corporate style group tour/trek company specializing in grass-root package and backpacker experience around the world. Everest base camp trek – 15 days

Excludes basic elements like airport pick ups, local tours, meals on trek etc

FROM AUD 1600

 

G Adventures Large corporate style group tour operator specializing in grass-root package and backpacker experience around the world. Everest base camp trek – 15 days

Excludes basic elements like airport pick ups, local tours, meals on trek etc

 

FROM AUD 1740

 

Geko adventure Large corporate style group tour/trek company specializing in grass-root package and backpacker experience around the world. Everest base camp trek – 16 days

Excludes basic elements like airport pick ups, local tours, meals on trek etc

 

FROM AUD1850

 

Peregrine

Headoffice – Melbourne

Large corporate style group travel and tour operator specializing in basic tour packages around the world with comfort of

3* accommodations in city areas. Previously it used to exclude pick-ups, local tours and meals on Everest trek and now has increased price to include meals on trek.

Everest base camp trek – 16 days

Previously excluded basic elements like airport pick-ups, local tours, meals on trek etc and now includes meals on trek.

 

FROM AUD 3700

World Expeditions

Headoffice – Melbourne

 

Large corporate style group trekking operator specializing in premium trekking packages around the world. Everest base camp trek – 17 days

 

FROM AUD 2980

Trek Climb Ski

Office in Melbourne

Boutique company specializing in premium trekking packages to several different countries. Everest base camp trek – 18 days

 

FROM AUD 3390

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Everest basecamp trek cost

Top 10 questions to ask a Everest base camp trek operator and select the best company

 

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