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• Gaze up at the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest
• Trek through a tranquil mountain range of gentle giants
• Explore Nepal’s mystical capital, Kathmandu
• Witness awe-inspiring panoramic views
• Ascend Kala Patthar for close up views of Mount Everest and the Khumbu Icefall
• Soak up Sherpa culture
This world-renowned trek for Cornwall Hospice Care takes you from Lukla through the world’s highest mountain range and encompasses the most breathtaking scenery you can imagine.
You haven’t seen mountains until you’ve seen the Nepalese Himalayas! Eight of the world’s fourteen highest peaks are found in this region and we can assure you the memories of this challenge will last a lifetime.
This specially designed itinerary, delivered by our partners Global Adventure Challenges will maximise your chance of success and the trekking is taken at a measured pace in order for you to acclimatise sufficiently. You will experience amazing, motivational and securing support from our local guides – their crew are simply the best around incorporating traditional Sherpas who are from the Everest region. Their generous and loving support will motivate you to push on to reach and achieve your goal.
Words cannot describe the true feelings you will experience on this challenge; the sights of Buddhism and Hinduism surround you – a truly spiritual and humbling experience for all.
Can you do it? Yes you can!
This challenge has been graded as Extreme (3) on Global Adventure Challenges grading scheme meaning the trek has been designed to be challenging but achievable as long as you train beforehand. You will be trekking for 12 consecutive days, in very high altitude and in varied temperatures, a good cardiovascular fitness is required – the fitter you are the more you will enjoy the challenge! You will be provided with a full training guide once you register.
Travel with Confidence
Global Adventure Challenges know there are a lot of things to consider before you get back out into the world so they’ve put together a new Travel with Confidence policy, outlining the steps we and our suppliers are taking to make sure that you are safe. Just click on the link above to explore their policy, and if you need to know more then don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Global Adventure Challenges believe that we all have a responsibility to help fight climate change and as a company, they are committed to offsetting as much of the carbon generated by their challenges as they possibly can. With this in mind, they will plant 37 trees for every open participant who takes part in the challenge. For further information on their climate care strategy, click here.
What Happens Next?
We’ll be with you every step of the way in your preparation for your Everest Base Camp Trek. In just a few simple steps you can be on your way to trekking one of the natural wonders of the world.
1. Sign up today, with our trusted partners Global Adventure Challenges who work with us to organise and run the Everest Base Camp Trek. You will need to choose payment option A or B.
2. Global Adventure Challenges will confirm your booking and manage this part of your trek on our behalf. They will also confirm your booking with us.
3. Global Adventure Challenges will send you regular updates with information, training guides etc.
4. Any fundraising support you need, we will be on hand to help.
5. Enjoy the trek!
Frequently Asked Questions
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Why support Cornwall Hospice Care?
We rely on the generosity of people like you in Cornwall who leave us legacies, support fundraising events, play our lottery and visit our shops.
£60 could pay for three hours of unrivalled specialist care from one of our nurses, helping patients who are terminally ill.
£37 could pay for one Lymphoedema appointment to ease swelling and symptoms for someone with cancer.
£23 could pay for an hour with our bereavement counsellor, supporting families through the loss of a loved one.
Option B - Registration fee £399 + Self Funding £2160 + Airport Tax and Surcharge £250 + Set your own fundraising target