Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the breathtaking close-up views trekking in the Everest region from where we will have a wonderful mountain view of Mt Everest. Together with the beauty of the Himalayas, the trek is culturally enticing which makes it the trek is culturally enticing which makes it the trek of a lifetime for the trekkers. Trekking in this route is one of the most popular activities among the people who visit Nepal for a holiday. There are many things to consider before you trek to the Base Camp. It gives you the thrills and memories that will last a lifetime. The scenery is simply breathtaking with the paradise of glistening peaks, stunning glacier around, ancient and ornate monasteries. This region is the most renowned of all the trekking routes all around the globe. Trekking in this region is one of the most revered and adventurous activity to do and one of the greatest opportunities to truly experience the country’s many attributes in their finest form. At the time of trekking in this route, we will be warming welcomed by the Sherpa people who are the local people in this route. We will have an opportunity to know about the Culture, traditions, and lifestyle of the Sherpa people from decades to decades.

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the challenging and popular trekking destinations in the Everest region which begins from Lukla valley after 30 minutes mountain flight from Kathmandu valley. The trek can be done throughout the year, while trekking with alpine ramble will be surely an amazing trip to Himalayan. During the time of the trekking, we will have wonderful views of the mountain which includes Mt Everest, Mt Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and many other mountains of this route. We will have a chance to explore or to enter Sagarmatha national park which is the home of many rare birds, animals, flora, and fauna. This trekking is very much suitable for those types of trekking who don’t have enough time in Nepal but want to explore in the Himalayan part of Nepal.  Most of the area of this route is not so well developed but the natural beauty of this land makes your journey more enjoyable and unforgettable and the warm welcome by the Sherpa people which makes more memorable. While doing trekking in this route, we will have an opportunity to see old monastery on the way. For the trekking, the perfect time also needed and the perfect season for trekking February to June and September to December.

Outline itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly to Lukla and heading to Phakding (2,651m) 3 – 4 hours

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,438m) 5 – 6 hours

Day 04:  Rest day in Namche Bazaar

Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3,870m) 5- 6 hours

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4,360 m) 5 – 6 hours

Day 07: Rest day in Dingboche

Day 08: Trek to Duglha (4,600 m) 3 – 4 hours

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4940 m) 2 – 4 hours

Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5170 m) 6-7 hours

Day 11: Trek to Pheriche (4,288m) 7-8 hours

Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 6 – 7 hours

Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2,860m) 6 – 7 hours

Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu

Day 15: Final departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu

When you will land in the international airport in Kathmandu.  there will be one person from our company to pick you up. You will be taken directly to your hotel to check in. At night you will meet your guide and review your  trip and have dinner.      

Day 02: Fly to Lukla and heading to Phakding (2,651m) 3 – 4 hours

Having breakfast in the hotel, we will slowly drive towards the airport to a scenic fly towards Lukla which is also known as the gateway of the Everest region. From Lukla, we will start our trekking on foot. We will slowly walk towards Phakding where we will spend one night.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,438m) 5 – 6 hours

The trail follows ascending through Himalayan pine and cedar forests. We will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain which is one of the highest mountains in the world Mt Everest. On the route, we will have our lunch and slowly move towards Namche Bazaar where we will spend one night.

Day 04:  Rest day in Namche Bazaar

This day is for the rest day that’s why we don’t start our trekking. Early in the morning after wake up, we will have our breakfast then after we will explore all around the Namche Bazaar. At this day, we will explore villages and get an opportunity to spend some time in the monastery which feels better and mental makeup for further trekking or journey.

Day 05: Heading to Tengboche (3,870m) 5- 6 hours

Today on a trail to an even higher elevation and the main attractions is monastery situated at the highest altitude in the world. We will have a wonderful view of the mountain beautiful landscape of this route and spend one night.

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4,360 m) 5 – 6 hours

Our trail descends and passes through the lush forest of birch. On the route, we will have an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain, and beautiful landscape. We will cross many suspension bridges before reaching Dingboche where we will spend one night.

Day 07: Rest day in Dingboche

This day is for the rest day that’s why we don’t start our trekking. Early in the morning after wake up, we will have our breakfast then after we will explore all around the Dingboche. At this day, we will explore villages and get an opportunity to spend some time in the monastery which feels better and mental makeup for further trekking or journey.

Day 08: Heading to Duglha (4,600 m) 3 – 4 hours

We continue to climb as we are heading to the village of Duglha. At the beginning of this day trekking, we will enjoy the company of the mighty Himalayan and beautiful landscapes of this route.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4940 m) 2 – 4 hours

The trail passes through the spectacular views of the mountain, the lush forest of rhododendron. The land becomes drier and vegetations spare as you travel to Lobuche where we will spend one night.

Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5170 m) 6-7 hours

There is also a lot of meandering on rough terrains and this is the last settlement along the route. We can enjoy the wonderful views of the mountain, beautiful landscapes. We will cross many suspension bridges before reaching Gorak Shep where we will spend one night.

Day 11: Trek to Pheriche (4,288m) 7-8 hours

This will be one of the most difficulties yet rewarding days of the trek and the ascent is demanding but the climber gets the magnificent mountain views. We will walk on a fairly steep trail at a comfortable pace.

Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 6 – 7 hours

This day trekking trail slightly goes uphill to Namche Bazaar. We will have an opportunity to explore the beautiful valley of the route. We will pass through the lush forest, beautiful valley, and get an opportunity to see the wonderful views of the mountain.

Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2,860m) 6 – 7 hours

This is the last-day trekking in the Everest region where we will walk from Namche Bazaar to Lukla. The trail passes through pine, oak, and rhododendron forest. We will also pass through many suspension bridges before reaching Lukla where we will spend one night.

Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu

In the morning, if the hotel is able to make breakfast then we will have our breakfast and slowly move towards the local airport of Lukla to fly towards Kathmandu valley. Upon reach in Kathmandu valley, first of all, we will check out the hotel and spend some time around the Thamel Bazaar and spend one night in this wonderful valley.

Day 15: Final departure

We will drop you towards the international airport with the hope that you have a wonderful day in our small country. Your safe journey with beautiful and adventure days in Nepal and also hoping that this will not the last chance to serve you and you will give another chance to serve you.

COST INCLUDES

  • twin/double share accommodation on half board meal plan in 5-star hotel in Kathmandu
  • twin/double share accommodation on half board meal plan in 5-star hotel in Pokhara
  • 1 full day guided sightseeing with entrance fees in private vehicle as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara in private vehicle
  • Flight Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest only
  • 9 nights twin share accommodation on full board meal plan in teahouse lodges
  • One English-speaking, license-holder trek guide and 2 porters; insured, meals, accommodation and daily wages all paid
  • ACAP permit and TIMS permit
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket
  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Complimentary welcome dinner

COST EXCLUDES

  • International flight
  • Visa to Nepal
  • Lunch and dinner in Pokhara/Kathmandu
  • Domestic airport tax NRS170 per person
  • Expenses of personal nature such as bar and beverage bills, laundry bills, phone bills etc.
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Personal trekking gear
  • Electricity charging fees and boiled water for drinking and shower purposes
  • Tips to trekking crews
  • Expenses incurred due to flight delays/cancellation, road blockage, political strike, natural disaster or anything that is beyond our control
  1. Trekking Bag pack (duffel bag ) This should be a good one with good zipper to withstand rough treatment of baggage from the airlines and the porters)
  2. Personal soap or tube liquid soap for toilet, washing hands, bath, washing clothes
  3. Toothbrush and toothpaste
  4. Sanitary napkins (for women)
  5. Toilet paper
  6. Towel
  7. Tube of sun lotion (with extra power)
  8. Extra clothing for cold sensitive: 1 pair long underwear, 1 pair long wool, 1 wool shirt (long sleeved)
  9. Trekking day bag (not a big one)
  10. Trekking shoes (these should be waterproof)
  11. Sports shoes or sandals (camp shoes)
  12. Trekking stick
  13. Sun hat or cap
  14. Warm woolen cap
  15. Trekking jacket Goretex fleece jacket.
  16. Pullover or warm clothes
  17. Raincoat or good umbrella
  18. 4-5 pairs of good quality socks (socks for camp shoes )
  19. Hand gloves
  20. 2-3 pairs of trekking trousers (Short pants for hiking )
  21. 3-4 pairs of trekking shirts
  22. 3-4 pairs of underwear (2 bras for women)
  23. Sunglasses
  24. Water bottle
  25. Sleeping bag
  26. Flash or torchlight (extra batteries & bulb )
  27. Some common medicine likes, Band-Aids, aspirin or Tylenol for headaches or other pain, antihistamine, throat lozenges etc.
  28. Camera and batteries (battery charger if possible )