Follow in the footsteps of legends on a 15-day journey to an iconic symbol of challenge and adventure.
If we had to describe one of our challenges as “epic” then this trip to Everest Base Camp would be the one. Your journey to Everest Base Camp begins in Kathmandu, Nepal’s vibrant capital, and takes you via a twin engined plane to Lukla. From here you will continue on your trek into the heart of the Nepali Himalaya, taking in some spectacular scenery along the way.
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Be able to say you trekked to the base of Mt. Everest
Join a team of other students, local guides, porters and cooks who help you accomplish this amazing feat
See stunning Himalaya views, including Khumbu Ice Fall and an authentic monastery
Extend your trip by spending some time exploring Kathmandu’s most breathtaking heritage sites, followed by a cooking class and traditional yoga!
The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world
Sir Edmund Hillary and his team were the first people to summit Mt. Everest back in 1953
Nepal houses more than 80 different ethnic groups who speak 123 different languages according to the census of 2011.
Sagarmartha National Park, which you'll trek through, is the home of 118 species of birds
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay envisions a world where all children have the opportunity to achieve their full potential. We provide youth ages 7-12 with strong and enduring one-to-one friendships that change their lives for the better, forever. Our vision is to inspire, engage and transform the communities of Mass Bay by helping youth achieve their full potential, contributing to healthier families, better schools, brighter futures and stronger communities. To read more about Big Brothers Big Sisters, please click here!
Where does the money I fundraise go?
50% Goes towards the cost of your trip (flights, accommodation, food, transportation, etc)
50% Goes directly to Big Brothers Big Sisters, helping children, ages 7-12, form one-on-one friendships that change their lives for the better
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