Everest Base Camp Trek - Nepal

Everest Base Camp Trek - Nepal

The gateway to the top of the world...

Trek to Mount Everest Base Camp is one of those trips that make your holiday dreams come true. Hiking on the legendary foothills just below the mighty Everest with breathtaking views of the master peaks can only be found in the Everest Region. This famous trek is known worldwide for its trailblazing routes & the landscapes speak to your senses. On this trip you also peak out at the famous Kala Patthar (5,600m) view point for some grand upfront views of the highest mountain in the world. Everest Base Camp Trek also includes other famous 8 thousand peaks like Mt Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,485m) & the giant Cho-Oyu (8,201m). The culture in this particular area is of great notebook stuff & interacting with the local folks puts more zest into your adventurous journey as you plod through the khumbu region of Nepal.

This legendary trail is a psychological thrill for high & wild hikers who wish the tread the paths where legends walked before on their way to conquer Everest, some did some didn’t but the Everest Base Camp trail keeps those legends alive for most trekkers who head to this region. The trip begins with a stirring mountain flight to Lukla, one of the world’s highest mountains; & as soon as you touch down at that altitude, the rest is history. Your hike takes you to the popular village town of Namche, called the ‘gateway to the Khumb’’ & from there on you walk through quiet monasteries & meet up with the well known Sherpa folks who inhabit this region & their culture is worth noting. On the way, we visit the Sagarmatha National Park, home to some rare fauna & flora, this also where we acclimatize for some time.

Destination:   EBC
Activities:   Trekking 
Duration:   16 days
Grade:   Moderate
Mode of Trip:   Lodge Trekking
Maximum Altitude:   5,380 meters
Transportation:   Private Tourist Vehicle + Plane
Accommodation:   Hotel + Guest House
Group Size:   1 - 12 People
Season:   March-May and Sept-Nov

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02:  Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 03:  Kathmandu to Lukla by Flight and Trek to Phakding

Day 04:  Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Day 05:  Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar- Side Trip to Thamo

Day 06:  Namche to Phortse (Phorche)

Day 07:  Phortse to Dingboche

Day 08:  Acclimatization day at Dingboche

Day 09:  Dingboche to Lobuche

Day 10:  Gorakshep to EBC and back to Gorakshep

Day 11:  Gorakshep to Pheriche via Kalapatthar

Day 12:  Pheriche to Syangboche

Day 13:  Syangboche to Monjo

Day 14:  Monjo to Lukla

Day 15:  Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 16:  Drop to airport

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
After your arrival in Kathmandu, our representatives will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in the most luxurious car or jeep in Nepal. There you will have the facilities of snacks, comfortable seats, gaming, and the most searched one i.e. WIFI. You will be able to use WIFI and immediately update your friends and family about your arrival in Nepal in no time with pictures as well. After you reach hotel and rest for a while, you will be introduced to our managing director and guides who will be assisting you in your trek.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
We officially begin our sightseeing on this day. Our guide will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu. You will visit Kathmandu Durbar Square where you will observe more than 500 years old Nepalese art and culture. Swayambhunath also was known as Monkey Temple is another popular tourist destination that you will visit. Pashupatinath (Hindus’ greatest temple) is another place you will visit on this day. Bouddhanath, which is in a walk distance from Pashupatinath will be another spot of your visit. It is one of the largest stupas of South Asia.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla 
Flight and Trek to Phakding On this day, you will be driven to the domestic airport to take a flight to Lukla. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will take about 30 minutes in approximate. This trek will take about 4 hours to complete. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful views of mountains, lakes, rivers, forest, vegetation and many more. After you reach to the Tenzing Hillary airport at Lukla, you will begin your trek to Phakding enjoying the beautiful views of greenery forests with the view of people of Sherpa culture and their ways of living, small and beautiful huts, and many more.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar
On this day, we trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar via Monjo which is the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. We pass the trial through Dudh Koshi river (milky river) enjoying the beautiful scenarios of pine forests, fir and rhododendron forests which will make your trial more beautiful. The most ravishing views that we get are the views of giant mountains and a bridge named Tenzin Hillary Bridge. After a long walk of about 2 hours, we reach a viewpoint named Toph Danda from where we get the splendid view of the surrounding. After exploring the area, we return back to the luxury lodge booked for our team. Stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Side Trip to Thamo This day is for rest and acclimatization but you can also join a short side trip to Thamo where you can get close to the old sacred monasteries. After viewing the beautiful monasteries and the scenery around, you will visit Mende which is also famous for monastery around. Here in Mende, you will have cultural lunch in such a height. You will have several options to choose from the menu for lunch which will be provided to you in near future. After the lunch, we will march downhill to Namche Bazaar where we will be spending our night.

Day 06: Namche to Phortse (Phorche)
Phortse, also called Phorche, is the farming village in Khumbu Valley in Nepal located at the height of 3840 meters. Today we visit this place passing through other beautiful villages inhabited by the Sherpa people with their own cultures and lifestyle. You will also get the beautiful sight of forests, small waterfalls, pine tree, colorful rhododendron leaving its splendid dot marks on the green base, and many more. While on the trial, we will stop in Phortse Thanga (birthplace of Lama Sange Dorje) which is at the height of 3680 meters, and have lunch. After lunch we will head forward to Phortse where we will spend our night.

Day 07: Phortse to Dingboche
It is one of the most interesting days of this trek. Today, we trek uphill to Dingboche passing through different monasteries like Thakri monastery and Pangboche monastery in Pangboche (3930m). At this point, you will get the amazing view of Mt. Ama Dablam, Lhotse wall, and Mt. Everest peaking up to the left of Mt. Lhotse. From Pangboche, there are two routes for these trial i.e. lower and upper routes. We suggest going through the lower route as upper is our route for descent. Reaching Dingboche at the altitude of 4,410 meters is followed by roaming around the area enjoying the view of Imja River, Ama Dablam, and many more. Here, the helicopter landing pad is also located near Moonlight lodge (one of the best lodges in the area) and also is the home for Internet Cafe and one of the world’s highest billiard parlors. Stay overnight at the most luxurious lodge with best of facilities.

Day 08: Acclimatization day at Dingboche
This day offers you rest before continuing further climbing towards the base camp. Today, you can take rest at your lodge and can roam around the particular area only and know about the vegetation, environment, and lifestyle of locales. If not, you can also have a hiking option to Chhukung Ri (5,550m/18,208ft). It is the rocky peak similar to Kalapatthar. Going to this peak does not need any previous experience but needs patience. In Chhukung, you will have lunch at the hotel which you will have the choice to choose but the most recommended is Hotel Bright Star. After lunch, we will descend back to Dingboche. Stay overnight in Dingboche.

Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche
On this day, we begin climbing to Dugla and continue to Khumbu Glacier. The astonishing views of Tawache, Pumari peak, and Cholaste are eyes stacking. You can feel the high altitude because of extreme cold in Lobuche Village. We will trek around 11 km on this day which will take approximately 6 hours to complete. We explore the surrounding in the afternoon and stay overnight in Dingboche.

Day 10: Gorakshep to EBC and back to Gorakshep
On this day, we start our trek to Gorakshep (16,942ft) from Lobuche which will take around 3 hours and the distance is around 5 km. In Gorakshep, we will have lunch and continue our trek to Everest Base Camp from Gorakshep with the astonishing views of mountains and peaks. The distance is around 5 km which will take around 3 hours. Everest Base Camp is the point for the Mountaineers to summit during this trek towards the peak. The experience of being at the foothill of world’s highest mountain cannot be expressed in words. We trek descend to Gorakshep in the afternoon and stay overnight in camp.

Day 11: Gorakshep to Pheriche
Kalapatthar On this day, we trek to the small mountain of Kalapatthar which takes around 3 hours to come back to Gorakshep where we will have our luxurious breakfast. Gigantic views of mountains and glaciers around you give a sense of heaven including the close-up view of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, and Pumori peak. We continue trekking to a small settlement of Pheriche (4371m). In Pheriche, there is a hospital (H.M.A.R) and you can also explore the village of Pheriche where we will stay overnight.

Day 12: Pheriche to Syangboche
Early in the morning after breakfast, we will start our descent enjoying the view of Himalayan ranges, pine forests, fir, rhododendron forests, small houses and tea shops, etc. we will stop at Tengboche (3860m) for lunch. Here all the foods (Nepali styled foods) will be available which you can enjoy fully in Nepali tradition (sitting on the floor and eating with hands) which can be uncommon for you. You can enjoy the beautiful view of Tengboche monastery and its surrounding with hundreds of monks around. You can also observe army barracks, water driven prayer wheels, and many more naturally beautiful scenarios. Stay overnight at Everest View Hotel.

Day 13: Syangboche to Monjo
This day we will descent (1400m) to Monjo from Syangboche which will take approximately 4 hours. After having luxurious breakfast, we will head downhill on steep paths reabsorbing the Namche bazaar and its beauty to Dudh Koshi Valley. Our trial for the day will stop at Monjo crossing the Suspension Bridge. Monjo is a small village consisting just about 30 houses in the narrow valley surrounded by mountains at the junction of Thamserku and Dudh Koshi River. Stay overnight at Everest Summit Hotel.

Day 14: Monjo to Lukla
This is the last day of our trekking for descent till Phakding. Here you can visit the monastery named Gumila monastery by walking little more (about half an hour) from the main trial. After monastery visit, we will again start our trek downhill to Lukla following the river valley. You will be provided free promenade and relaxation at hotel. Stay overnight at luxurious hotel in Lukla.
Day 15:Lukla to Kathmandu We fly back to Kathmandu. This short and scenic flight possibly makes you feel nostalgic because of the panoramic views of snowy mountains from your plane. You will be taken to the hotel. Shopping in the market is also a good idea especially, to your beloved ones. You can explore some sites in last moments of Nepal stay. In the evening, we have a celebration dinner together.

Day 16: Back to your native country
Our tour in Nepal ends today and our representative will drop you at the airport.
See you soon!!

Trip Dates & Price

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
15 Oct 2018 30 Oct 2018 US$ 1525 Guranteed Book Now
5 Nov 2018 20 Nov 2018 US$ 1550 Guranteed Book Now
14 Nov 2018 29 Nov 2018 US$ 1550 Guranteed Book Now
01 Nov 2018 15 Nov 2018 US$ 1575 Guranteed Book Now

Cost Includes

  • A portable hyperbaric chamber (Gamow bag)
  • Oxygen equipment for medical use only.
  • A well stocked first aid and medical kit sufficient to counter any possible mountaineering ailments, from headache to serious injury.
  • Oxygen 7 bottles per team climber and 4 bottles per Sherpa.
  • Mask regulator
  • Emergency communications on the mountain and satellite communications link for helicopter evacuation. Personal calls subject to charges at US$ 3 per minute
  • High quality tents for all camps.
  • Boiled and purify drinking water for the trek and at base camp.
  • Flight fare from Kathmandu to Lukla and from Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley including UNESCO heritage sites.
  • Farewell dinner party in Kathmandu
  • Climbing Sherpas (1 member = 1 Sherpa Ratio on climbing day)
  • High altitude climbing food, fuel, Gas above base camp (you are also advised to bring some high altitude food yourselves)
  • All base camp and Advance base camp camping gears

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Nepal visa which obtained at the airport on arrival {bring 4 copies passport size picture too}
  • Alcoholic beverages , bottle mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu Hotel
  • Personal climbing gear above advance base camp
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage
  • Overstay in Kathmandu Hotel as per itinerary
  • Tips and Bonus to our staff

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Trip Facts

Trip Duration 15 Day
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Strenuous - C
Transportation Private Vehicle + Domestic Flight
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges + Tent
Starting Price US$ 1600
Trip Type Tea House Trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 5,380 Meter

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