Trek For Kids: Charity Challenge to Everest Base Camp

Feb. 11, 2017

Teach For Nepal invites you to join charity challenge -  a life changing trek in the Himalayas. The 2017 “Trek For Kids” campaign offers an opportunity to trek to either the Everest Base Camp (EBC), the foot of the highest peak in the world OR to Langtang Valley, in the shadows of Langtang Himalayan range.  

The trip to Everest Base Camp, which involves 12 days of trek through the high Himalayas will bring you up you to 5,545 meters (18,192 ft)  through one of the most beautiful sceneries and breathtaking landscape.  This challenging, yet a very exhilarating trek in Nepal will take you to the base of the majestic Mount Everest.

The funds raised through “Trek For Kids”  charity trek to Everest Base Camp and Langtang Valley Trek will support the work of Teach For Nepal.

Participant Fundraising Goal:

Everest Base Camp: USD $3,000 (UK £2,400)

Dates in Nepal (including arrival & departure dates):

Fall Trek

Everest Base Camp:  1 Oct - 16 Oct, 2017

Confirmation Deadline

Fall Treks: 1 September 2017

Frequently Asked Questions


How do I participate the “Trek For Kids” Charity Challenge?

  1. Please express your interest by completing this short form. In the form, select the trek you want to participate in and the dates you would like to trek. 
  2. Create a Campaign at by clicking on “Campaign” button.
  3. Raise funds from your friends and family. You can contribute yourself or ask for support from people around you.

How do I create Fundraising Campaign?

  1. Visit

  2. Sign up (top right corner)

  3. Once on the Dashboard, click on “Create Campaign”

  4. Complete the form to create your personalized campaign

  5. Share with your friends and family.

(Detail step by step instructions with screen shot is available here. )

What does the itinerary look like?

For Everest Base Camp Charity Trek




Arrival to Kathmandu


Visit Teach For Nepal Placement School


Fly from Kathmandu - Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 3-4 hrs.


Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,280 ft): 5-6 hrs


Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: 3,440m/11,284ft


NamcheBazzar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft) - 5 to 6 hrs walk


Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5 to 6 hrs


Dingboche - Duglha (4,600 m/15,090 ft): 3 to 4 hrs


Duglha - Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 2 to 4 hour trek


Lobuche - GorakShep (5170 m/16,961ft) - Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft) - GorakShep : 7 to 8 hrs


GorakShep - Kala Patthar (5545 m/18,192 ft) - Pheriche (4280 m/14,070 ft): 7-8 hrs


Pheriche-Pangboche-Tengboche-Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,280 ft): 5-6 hrs


Namche Bazaar-Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft): 6-8 hrs


Fly from Lukla - Kathmandu


Free day in Kathmandu


Departure from Kathmandu to Home Country


How fit do I need to be?

The treks are in high altitude regions, therefore, can be challenging. However, the trek doesn’t require any special climbing skills. If you have been jogging, running or going to the gym or in reasonably physically fit to walk for 6-8 hours a day - you can do the treks. The group will also have a guide and potters to support you.

Do I need special equipments?

Except for some warm clothes and good trek boots, you do not need any special equipment.

What is included in the cost?

All accommodation in Kathmandu & in Trek

Guest House or Tea House for Overnight on Twin Sharing

Meals during trek

All necessary national park entrance fee and trek permits

Experienced English speaking guide

1 Porter for 2 Guest

All transportation while in Nepal (including Airport pick up and drop off)


What is not included in the cost?

Airfare from your home country to Kathmandu

Visa Fees

Some Meals

Your Health & Travel Insurance (We require that you have a travel insurance that includes medical evacuation in case of emergency)

Tips to guide/porter and other similar costs

Personal clothes and gears

Funds for Personal expenses


What is Teach For Nepal (TFN)?

Teach For Nepal (TFN) is a local charitable organization dedicated to improve the quality of public school education in Nepal by nurturing collective leadership among outstanding young graduates and young professionals, who serve in high need rural schools as volunteer teachers for two years. Watch this video to learn about the work of Teach For Nepal

Where does the funds raised through “Trek For Kids” charity trek go?

The funds raised through the charity challenge goes in recruitment, training, and stipend of Teach For Nepal Fellows.


Let's stay in touch.

Contact Information

"TFN House"
140 Chitra Marga, Kantipath
Jamal, Kathmandu, Nepal


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