Starts From: US $1300
Total Duration:15 Days
Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Transportation:Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
Best Season:Sep to Nov / March to May
Trip Start:Kathmandu Airport
Trip Ends:Kathmandu Airport
Trip Style:Lodge to lodge Trekking
Activity:Sightseeing and High Altitude Trekking
Group Size:Min. 1 pax
Activity Per Day:Approximately 6 hrs of average walking
Trip Route:Kathmandu – Lukla– Phakding – Namche Bazaar – Tengboche – Dingboche – Lobuche – Gorak Shep – Everest Base Camp – Kalapatthar – Pheriche - Khumjung- Monjo - Lukla - KathmanduShow Less
Imagine yourself getting lost in the captivating wonders of the Everest Base Camp Trek in the Himalaya. There can be nothing more wonderful than trekking in the wilderness amidst high soaring, snow-capped mountains.
Everest Base Camp Trek is such an incredible adventure trekking trip that takes you to the Everest base camp, base of the highest mountain in the world. Trekking through the trail that passes amidst mountain peaks, cultural villages, glacial rivers and lovely vegetation is definitely an experience to take at least once in a life time. View of the mountain peaks like Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and several other mountains in addition to the 8,000 meters Lhotse and Everest makes this trip incredibly enchanting.
Everest is the region where Sherpa community, the climbing heroes, lives. Trekking to the Everest base camp is also an opportunity to know the culture and life style of these brave high altitude heroes who make mountaineering possible. Apart from the culture and the mountains, you can also learn about the influence of Buddhism in the region. Thousands of trekkers trek to the Everest base camp every year as it keeps alluring people to enjoy the magnificence.
Day 01:Welcome to Kathmandu – 1,400m
Day 02:Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu – B
Day 03:Kathmandu – Lukla 2,860m – Phakding 2,610m – B.L.D
Day 04:Phakding – Namche Bazar 3,440m – B.L.D
Day 05:Acclimatization Day – B.L.D
Day 06:Namche Bazar – Tengboche 3,860m – B.L.D
Day 07:Tengboche – Dingboche 4,410m – B.L.D
Day 08:Acclimatization Day – B.L.D
Day 09:Dingboche – Lobuche 4,940m – B.L.D
Day 10:Lobuche – Gorakshep 5,142m – Everest Base Camp 5,364m – B.L.D
Day 11:Gorakshep – Kalapatthar 5,545m – Pheriche 4,371m – B.L.D
Day 12:Pheriche – Namche 3,440m – B.L.D
Day 13:Namche – Lukla 2,860m – B.L.D
Day 14: Lukla – Kathmandu 1,400m – B.D
Day 15:Departure Day – B
Day 01Welcome to Kathmandu – 1,400mIn accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to transfer you to our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure on your own to relax the jetlag. But we definitely help you with the information to go around in case you’d like to do so.
Day 02Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu – BWe spend a full day in Kathmandu today which will be a necessary acclimatization day as well. Early in the morning after breakfast, we will meet for trip briefing where we will talk about this amazing trip in details and answer your questions should you have any. After the brief meeting is over, we are taking you for an amazing cultural sightseeing tour of heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. The sites we take you for the sightseeing today include Swoyambhunath - the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and other medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu death rites on the bank of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a massive Buddhist shrine considered as the biggest in the world.
Day 03Kathmandu – Lukla 2,860m – Phakding 2,610m – B.L.DWe get ready early in the morning for our flight to Lukla. We are going to set our foot on the marvelous Everest region. A short and beautiful flight lands us at Lukla airstrip where incredible mountain views welcome us to the charming mountain region. As soon as we come out of the airport, we get ready to begin the trekking journey. We are trekking to Phakding today on a gentle and easy trail that takes us past chhortens, mani walls, prayer flags etc. to let us know that the region has a big influence of Buddhism. We reach Phakiding on the bank of Dudh Koshi River to stay overnight.
Day 04Phakding – Namche Bazar 3,440m – B.L.DWe are going to enter Sagarmatha national park on our trek to Namche Bazar today. As we hit the trail from Phakding, we follow the river and cross in in many different places over suspension bridges. Once we check at the national park check point at Monjo, we continue walking towards the destination. Although the trail today gives us pretty tough challenge of traversing uphill trail, we go on a gentle pace to ease the challenge. Bustling Namche Bazar welcomes us for overnight stay.
Day 05Acclimatization Day – B.L.DNamche Bazar is an ideal point to take an additional overnight stay to acclimatize. Thus we are going to explore around Namche Bazar and return back here to stay overnight. We enjoy the breakfast and set out for the day. We hike up to the Everest View Point. This incredible hike brings to a point that brings the epic Everest to our view for the very first time on the trip. We enjoy captivating views of the mountains and spend time exploring the surroundings before descending back to Namche Bazar. We wander around this beautiful Sherpa village for the rest of the day and adjust with the climate.
Day 06Namche Bazar – Tengboche 3,860m – B.L.DOn the third day of the trek to the Everest Base Camp, our destination is Tengboche. The first section of the trek goes uphill and becomes gentler before it descends to a mountain stream. After crossing the stream, it goes steep uphill towards Tengboche. Tengboche is a small and beautiful settlement that has great views of mountain peaks. The Buddhist monastery there, famously known as Tengboche Monastery, is a rich example of Buddhist cultural traditions prevalent in the region. We explore the monastery and surrounding and spend overnight here.
Day 07Tengboche – Dingboche 4,410m – B.L.DWe wake up for a lovely morning and relish our breakfast with the view of mountains given that it’s a fine morning. We are trekking to Dingboche today so we embark on the adventure walk of the day. The trail goes amidst the high towering mountains and passes Pangboche village. We cross a mountain river along the trail to start uphill challenge. The trail goes pretty much uphill after Pangboche up to Dingboche. Dingboche is a beautiful settlement with tea houses and view of mountain peaks.
Day 08Acclimatization Day – B.L.DWe need another acclimatization day here before we head any further higher. We will go for a hiking exploration to a higher elevation today. We have different hiking options here. We can hike up to Nangkartsang Peak or towards Chhukung Ri. Both provide spectacular views from the top along with a good challenge of trekking in high altitude. After the hike we return back to Dingboche to spend overnight.
Day 09Dingboche – Lobuche 4,940m – B.L.DOur overnight place today in Lobuche and we trek there through rugged mountain trail filled with glacial moraine, huge boulders and bare landscape. Captivating views of mountains accompany us along the trail. Our pace gets slower as we trek higher and we can clearly feel the short of oxygen level in the air. So we try to walk on a gentle pace to adjust with the high altitude climate. We trek pass Thukla where we see a lot of memorial chhortens and eventually reach Lobuche to stay overnight.
Day 10Lobuche – Gorakshep 5,142m – Everest Base Camp 5,364m – B.L.DWe are going to trek all the way to Everest base camp today. We wake up early in the morning; take our breakfast and quickly get ready for the adventure of the day. With the excitement of reaching the Everest base camp, we set out on the trek of the day. We reach Gorakshep and stop for the lunch. Gorakshep is also our overnight place for the day so we check into our lodge. Later after the lunch, we get ready to trek to the Everest base camp. A gradual ascension through the boulder strewn path takes us to the epic base camp of the highest mountain in the world.
We enjoy our moments there for a while; take pictures and exploit the most out of the time. Later, we trek back to Gorakshep to stay overnight.
Day 11Gorakshep – Kalapatthar 5,545m – Pheriche 4,371m – B.L.D We have an early morning wake up today as we have to start the hike to Kalapatthar before the break of dawn to reach there for sunrise. Early morning challenge of uphill hike brings us such a rewarding view that makes our day. Breathtaking panoramic view of the Mt. Everest and other mountains in the range and sunrise over those mighty peaks make this place a wonderland where we can enjoy the magical mountain marvels.
Later we trek back down to our lodge in Gorakshep to have our breakfast and start trekking to Pheriche, the destination for the day. After enjoying the Everest base camp and Kalapatthar moments, we are now on our return trip down towards Lukla.
Day 12Pheriche – Namche 3,440m – B.L.DOn our trek along and among the magnificent mountains, we are trekking down to Namche today via Khumjung village. We spend some time at the small and beautiful village, Khumjung that boasts perfect views of mountains including Khumbila peak. We visit a monastery there and head towards Namche for overnight stay.
Day 13Namche – Lukla 2,860m – B.L.DWe trek all the way back to Lukla today to finish the trekking journey. We trek past Monjo and Phakding villages; encounter the Dudh Koshi River along the trail and eventually reach Lukla. As the final day of the trek, we can celebrate the beautiful adventure.
We see off our trekking potters here today thanking them for all the help they provided to make our trip possible.
Day 14 Lukla – Kathmandu 1,400m – B.DWe wake up early for our flight back to Kathmandu. We say goodbye to the serene and magnificent mountains and board the flight to come back to the city civilization. The rest of the afternoon in Kathmandu will be at leisure. Walking around the streets of Kathmandu; souvenir shopping; finding massage or relaxing at the hotel can be easy ways to spend time.
We are taking you for the farewell dinner and to celebrate the successful completion of Everest base camp trek tonight.
Day 15Departure Day – B It’s the final day of the trip. We will drive you to airport as per your flight schedule.
We hope you enjoyed trekking to the Everest Base Camp with us.