Everest Base Camp Trekking
Everest Base Camp Trekking is world famous trekking destination in heart of the Khumbu valley that provides life changing trekking experience, breathtaking Himalayan views, traditional Sherpa cultures and opportunity to visit old Buddhist monasteries that Everest Base Camp trekking is dream trip of every traveler.
“Trekking at the base of world highest Mt. Everest with great Khumbu Ice Falls
Spectacular scenery of giant peaks on daily walk with amazing landscapes
Visiting traditional Sherpa villages and monasteries steeped with Buddhist culture
Scenic panoramic flight to and from Lukla on world unique airstrips,
from alpine forest to barren-arid and remorseless ice fields of Khumbu glaciers”
Trip Mode: Hotels – Lodge – Tea Houses.
Trek Grade: Moderate to Adventurous of high altitude walks.
Trek duration: 12 Nights & 13 Days (Lukla to Lukla)
Highest elevation: At Kalapathar 5,545 m and 5,364 m at Everest Base Camp
Total trip: 15 nights & 16 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Season: All season except July / August wet months.
Everest Base Camp a marvelous experience trekking in the very heart of world highest base camp, offering incredible views of surrounding giant peaks with notorious Khumbu Ice Falls.
An ever exciting adventure compact with exciting sceneries on daily walks to reach our high lights of this fabulous adventure Everest Base Camp trekking with climb of Kalapathar on the highest spot of this trek at 5,545 m offering fantastic mountain panorama with Everest at its closest.
Everest Base Camp trekking starts with sweeping short flight to Lukla with panorama of mountains views during 35 minutes on air, after Lukla walking towards traditional Sherpa farm villages with Buddhist prayer monuments along with the views of beautiful landscapes and snow clad peaks.
Walk leads into Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo, this park was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979, from here heading uphill to famous Namche Bazaar.
At Namche with acclimatization and rest day heading higher past picturesque Thyangboche Monastery with grand vista of Mt. Everest- Lhotse-Ama-DAblam and adjoining peaks surrounded with green tall alpine forest.
As the walk progress heading higher leaving the tree-lines behind for arid and windswept landscapes of colder temperature zone, finally our adventure leads at the base of world number Mt. Everest after walking through Dingboche-Lobuche and Gorakshep settlement.
At Everest Base Camp enjoy the amazing scenery of peaks with fields of ice and glaciers and Khumbu Ice Falls, after a glorious moment heading back to Lukla with a climb of Kalapathar for panorama of mountains including Everest.
After a marvelous and tough walk an easy descend leads back to Lukla with few ups in between, on reaching Lukla celebrate last night dinner with fellow members and guides and then back to Kathmandu with scenic short flight. Please go through this link to connect with our complete Everest Base Camp Trek stander program that we offer complete package trip to Everest Base Camp trek.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – about 3 hours trek.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 – 06 hours trek.
Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 05: Trek to Thyangboche Monastery 3,867 m – 05 – 06 hours trek.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05 – 6 hours trek.
Day 07: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs trek.
Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep – 07 – 08 hrs trek.
Day 10: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pheriche 4,240m – 06 hrs trek.
Day 11: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs trek.
Day 12: Trek to Monjo 2,860m – 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 15: In Kathmandu free / spare day for individual activities
Day 16: International departure for home ward bound.
- Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On arrival in Kathmandu international airport received with warm welcome by our Visit Himalaya guides and staff, and then transfer you to respective hotels around hub of Kathmandu. Here in the hotel our guide brief with information of your wonderful journey to Everest Base Camp trekking.
- Day 02: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 03 hrs.
Morning flight to Lukla with mountain views including Everest, on reaching Lukla with time for rest, then start first day trekking to Phakding village. Walk leads past farm villages with few short ups and down, beautiful views along the walk to Phakding for overnight stop.
- Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 05 - 06 hrs.
After overnight at Phakding, morning trek leads over Dudh Kosi River and then past interesting villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo to reach at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate. From here walk on riverbanks for few hours, on crossing last bridge with climb to famous Namche Bazaar where you can explore this small town with facilities of nice restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.
- Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
A right place for rest and acclimatization day before trek to higher country, here take a short hike to Everest View Hotel or walk to Namche view point above at Sagarmatha National Park museum for super views of Everest, Amadablam and adjoining peaks, and visit of museum.
- Day 05: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867m - 05 - 06 hrs.
From Namche walk is fairly easy for first half, after a short descend towards Shanasa with more down-hill with magnificent view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thermasharkhu and Kwangde-ri peaks, after a pleasant walk of 3 hours reaching at Phungitenga, a small place with couple of teahouses and Nepal Army barrack serving as park wardens located in the midst of alpine woods of mostly silver fir blue pines, rhododendron and some few magnolia and birch trees. From here 2 hours of strenuous climb on the winding trail in the shade of lovely forest till Thyangboche Monastery is reached for overnight stop. This beautiful spot offers views of the majestic beautiful peak Ama Dablam with Everest above Nuptse and Mt. Lhotse towards north east.
- Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m - 05 -
Morning walk leads downhill for an hour and then cross over Imjatse River, after the bridge entering open exposed area where tree lines disappear for short juniper and rhododendron bushes. Trek uphill to Pangboche village at 3,900 meters. Pangboche last permanent village to Dingboche and beyond, from here a short climb to Somara for lunch and continue with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located in beautiful Imjatse valley with panorama of mountains.
- Day 07: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and short hike.
Another rest day for good acclimatization, a short hike to Nakarjung hills offers views of Mt. Makalu and other adjoining mountains.
- Day 08: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m - 05 hrs.
After rest at Dingboche morning walk continues with steep climb for an hour with excellent views of the valley and mountains, and slowly walking on gentle path leading at Thugla for lunch, where Khumbu glacier melts turning into a torrential river. Here trail from Pheriche joins, after rest and lunch a steep climb for an hour to Thugla ridge top, where you can see many stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse and other high mountains. From here an hour of nice pleasant walk to Lobuche for overnight stop.
- Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep - 07 - 08 hrs.
Today our final adventure leads to Everest Base Camp, starting with moderate walk for few hour and then climb over glacier and moraine to Gorakshep located at the bottom of Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar hill and view point. From here walk to Everest Base Camp following the path close to Khumbu glacier all the way to base camp. On reaching base camp marvel the views of Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers. After enjoying views of ice falls and mountains, completing our aim and dreams, walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.
- Day 10: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pheriche 4,240m - 06 hrs.
Morning climb on top to Kalapathar at 5,545 meters, highest point of this trip with panorama of mountains and views of Mt. Everest at close distance. After a great time descend back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue trek to Thugla with downhill to Pheriche for overnight stop.
- Day 11: Trek to Thyangboche - 05 hrs.
Return journey an easy walk dropping heights every few hours with downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then after the bridge two hours climb to Thyangboche for overnight stop.
- Day 12: Trek to Monjo 2,835m - 06 hrs.
Retrace the journey back to Shanasha, from Shanasha where the trail from Khumjung, Gokyo and to Namche meets. From here the route follows on the main busy path, the walk winds all the way to Namche Bazaar on the downhill and gradual path. On reaching Namche Bazaar retrace the journey all the way to Monjo for the overnight camp at Monjo, located just near Sagarmatha National Park entrance.
- Day 13: Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs walk.
Last day of this great trek leads to enjoyable walk through green scenery surrounding with few short uphill the only long climb will be just before Lukla of about 45 minutes. On reaching Lukla celebrate last night dinner with fellow Sherpa crew, porters and trekking members.
- Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu with afternoon free at leisure.
The flight time to Kathmandu, takes early morning normally because of the afternoon winds and clouds, sometime the flight time can be delayed due to bad weather and other reason. Depending upon the flight time this scenic flight from Lukla takes about 35 minutes to land in Kathmandu with super view of snowcapped peaks during the flight. At Kathmandu domestic terminal, our staffs receives and transfer you back to your hotel.
- Day 15: In Kathmandu free / spare day for individual activities.
Visit Himalaya reserves this day as free or contingency day, in case of flight delay and cancellation in Lukla, which can occur sometimes due to bad weather conditions and beyond our control. Himalayan weather pattern can be unpredictable even in right season for trekking. If all goes well as per the itinerary a free day for individual activities or take an optional tour around Kathmandu at places of interest.
- Day 16: International departure for home ward bound.
Your last day in amazing country Nepal with full of Himalayan wonders and fascinating cultures, after an enjoyable and memorable trip Everest Base Camp trekking with Visit Himalaya great services, our guide and staff transfers you to airport for you final departure flight back home or to next respective countries.
- Arrivals and departure transport by car (We will collect you from the Kathmandu international airport) and transfer to Hotel.
- 3 nights accommodation (2 persons per room) in Kathmandu in a 3* standard Hotel with breakfast.
- Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu airfare including airport taxes.
- All necessary land transport by Car/ Van/ Bus.
- 2 in sharing accommodation while on trek.
- Experience guide and supporter porters.
- Salary, insurance, food, accommodation for guides and porters
- 2 in sharing porter to carry your luggage on treks (Per person 15 kilogram luggage)
- National Park entry fee and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).
- First Aid Kit.
- Government taxes and service charges.
- Nepal entry Visa Fee.
- Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
- All meal while on trek accept accommodation.
- Personal expenses like beverages (mineral water, alcohol, and soft drinks), telephone bills, laundry, bar bills, personal tips etc.
Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen about safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:
Hiking boots, Trekking Socks
Waterproof (trousers / jacket)
Base layer shirts
Sunhat and Woolen hat
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips)
Head torch (spare bulb and batteries)
Water bottles 1 Litres
Antibacterial hand wash
Daypack (25-30 Liters)
Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season (up to – 20ºC)
Personal First Aid Kit
Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
1 skin-blister repair kit
Cough and/or cold medicine
Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
Water purification tablets or water filter
1 set of earplugs
Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag etc are available on hire in Kathmandu. We will provide you complete equipment list details with include/ excludes in confirmation of the Trekking route and the season you are trekking in Nepal. Trekking equipment list will not vary much but need some additional precaution to stay safe, healthy and enjoy the trekking holiday.
Dates and Price
|Start Date||End Date||Availability||Price||Booking|
|Oct 04,2020||Oct 19,2020||Closed||$980||N/A|
|Oct 14,2020||Oct 29,2020||Closed||$980||N/A|
|Oct 22,2020||Nov 06,2020||Closed||$980||N/A|
|Nov 05,2020||Nov 20,2020||Closed||$980||N/A|
|Nov 14,2020||Nov 29,2020||Closed||$980||N/A|
|Nov 20,2020||Dec 05,2020||Closed||$980||N/A|
|Nov 28,2020||Dec 13,2020||Closed||$980||N/A|
|Dec 05,2020||Dec 20,2020||Closed||$980||N/A|
|Dec 13,2020||Dec 28,2020||Closed||$980||N/A|
|Dec 18,2020||Jan 02,2021||Closed||$980||N/A|
Note: Contact us if the departure dates doesn't suit you. We can also arrange you a personalized trek according to your convenience. For more details, Contact Us