16 days
Duration
Demanding
Trip Level
1
Group Size
5545 m
Max-altitude

Everest Base Camp trek reveals probably the most awe-inspiring vistas while in the Himalayas. Everest Base Camp is a vivid, fascinating area in addition to a core of alpinism. The Everest region is not only famous for the trekking but famous for the expedition also. The trek is vintage, and even for a good cause. The scenery is breathtaking, the god’s gifts to earth are in contrast to any. You will discover in particular yet another destination.

The facilities are handy; also, the lifestyle throughout the journey is fascinating. Besides the Mount Everest, others well-known peaks are visible during the trek include Makalu (8463m), Cho Oyu (8153 m), Lhotse (8501 m), and Ama Dablam (6856 m). The mind-boggling views of the mountain ranges and warm hospitality of the residents make it an unforgettable experience. There is the different route available for trek; one which includes the Island Peak, “Imja Tse” and other trail comprise the magnificent Khumbu icefall and another reason you may not miss the famous Everest Base Camps.

The journey of the Everest Base Camp is most visited treks across Nepal. A highly adventurous one, since it goes through the high altitudes and requires proper acclimatization to prevent any health hazards. The local of Khumbu region are honest, helpful and hospitable, making it a better experience than it already is. So, the trek can conclude throughout the year. However, the best time to travel to Everest Base Camp Trek is spring and autumn.

Everest Base Camp Trek: Highlights

Trek in the footsteps of legends to the Himalayas
Hike to Kala Patthar, breathtaking close-up view of Everest and sister peaks

Spectacular scenery, really admirable and a lifetime experience
Experience the exhilaration of trekking to the Everest region

 

Everest Base Camp Trekking itinerary 

Kathmandu –Lukla – Everest Base Camps – Kalapattar – Pangboche – Lukla – Kathmandu

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Arrival at the airport in Kathmandu. Welcome by the representative of the agency at the airport and transfer to your hotel.
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Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu

Trek preparation and sightseeing heritage site of Kathmandu.
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Day 3: Kathmandu –Lukla (2800m) – Phakding(2600m) 40 minute by plane and 3h00 walk.

The adventurous journey to Everest Base Camp in the early morning transfer to the domestic terminal Flight to Lukla, the get way of Everest region and known as Khumbu too. Wonderful opportunities to see the chain Himalayas in 40-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Then a short trek to Phakding.
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Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.

The second of the journey the trails lead you Namche bazaar by passing several Sherpa villages along the way with encountering smile people, their vibrant cultures, landscapes, forests. The trails ascend through the forests and bridges until reaching the meet point of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi. About 2 hours steep climb; there is the first approach of Mt. Everest then continues to walk to Namche Bazaar the land of Sherpa.
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Day 5: Acclimatization day, explore the village.

The unique village of Sherpa, Namche Bazaar where is available to get modern amenities like the internet, ATM, Shops, restaurants, and bakery-cafes. Namche Bazaar is considered center point of lower and upper Everest (Khumbu) region and has Government offices for local administrative. Day trip to Syangboche (Everest View hotel) in the morning where we can see Mt. Everest and other major peaks of Khumbu region and give proper acclimatization.
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Day 6: Namche – Tengboche (3860m)

It is as usual after the breakfast in Namche trek to next destination Tengboche, a large monastery of the region where Mani Rimdu festival conduct in October and many monks are meditation along the year. Enjoy the magnificent view of thunder Himalayas. The trail goes regularly down to reach in Sansa where we confluence a junction to go popular trail to Gokyo valley and Everest Base camp. Gradually descend to the Dudh Koshi River traversing villages and pine forests and cross a bridge slightly uphill similarly to Tengboche.
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Day 7: Tengboche - Dingboche (4410m)

]A picturesque visit surround the Monastery and Himalayan scenery in the morning, as usual, start day journey toward Dingboche. An easy walk along day even in high altitude passes through several villages, Mani walls, and chhorten which influence the Tibetan Buddhism. Entering to Imja-Tse valley spectacular views of mountain still remains from Dingboche
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Day 8: Acclimatization day!

Acclimatization day! Exploring the village then climb up to viewpoint 5,000 m give us proper acclimatization. From the viewpoint, it offers spectacular mountain scenery including Lhotse (8,500 m), Island peak, Lobuche peak, Amadablam, and others major trekking peaks. Dingboche retains its beautiful fields and pasture in Imja Valley.
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Day 9: Dingboche – Labuche (4900m) 5h00 walk

An adventurous journey to Everest base camp from Dingboche remains it Himalayan views in 360° along the trail to Lobuche. The trail seems easy walking due to the altitude it’s difficult to breathe during the walk. A steep walk through moraine of Khumbu glacier from Thukla to Lobuche we encounter many prayer flags and monuments in the memory of the mountaineers who deceased during the expedition.
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Day 10: Lobuche – Everest Base Camp (5364m) – Gorakshep (5140m) 7h00 walk.

The trail goes to Gorakshep along the edge of Khumbu glacier. The vistas of snowy mountains we still perceive. A small climbing of Changri glacier and zigzag trail get Gorakshep. After having lunch in Gorakshep, heading to Everest Base Camp where we can see numerous tents in the Basecamp for expedition purpose. Your dream come true while reach in Everest Base camp but not visible Everest from here. Then back to Gorakshep.
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Day 11: Gorakshep – Kalapattar (5545m) – Pangboche (3900m) 7h00 walk.

We achieved an ultimate goal of the trip. Here begins another climax of the trek to reach the top of Kala Patthar where we can see a stunning view of Mt. Everest so far. Then continue to descend to Panboche with similar views of thunder Himalayas.
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Day 12: Pangboche – Namche 6h00 walk

Easy walk to Dibuche then climb up to Tengboche. Descending to Pungki thanka and climb up to Sanasa where the junction of the trail goes to Gokyo Lake, Khumjung village and Namche. Afterward, easy walk to Namche and same views are remaining while ascending.
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Day 13: Namche – Lukla 7h00 walk.

First part of the trail is steep descending up to River and passes same things while we have seen while ascending.
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Day 14: Lukla – Kathmandu (Hotel includes)

Early morning, 40-minute thrilling flights to an airstrip at Lukla by private plane offers a marvelous view of Central Himalayas and as well as beautiful landscape and hills.
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Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu (Hotel includes)

The day can be occupied as security day if the plane doesn’t flight in case of bad weather.
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Day 16: Final departure.

Free time in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport two hours before the departure of your flight

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please depart at least 3 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
All airport/hotel transfers by private car.
Three nights 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
Domestic Airfare (Round Trip)
Accommodations during trek. (Lodges/Guest Houses/Tea houses).
Meal during the trek
An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant guide (5 Trekkers:1 Assistant Guide) and porters (2 Trekkers:1 porter Max. 20 Kg.)
All necessary documentation and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
Transportation as per itinerary
A First Aid Kits
Applicable Government Taxes
NOT INCLUDED
International Airfare
Nepal Visa fee (Advice to bring accurate amount USD in cash)
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Extra night hotel in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
Personal Expenses (i.e., phone calls, laundry, bar bills, extra porters, bottled or boiled water).
Travel Insurance
Guide & Porter gratuity

The prices quoted in US$ dollars and payable in convertible currencies. All the published rate on our website set as low as possible. The Prices may vary at any time due to currency fluctuation, fuel prices, and unforeseen economic circumstances. However, we guarantee our prices which already signed up for your tour. Please consult us for a custom quote.

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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 2 reviews
July 15, 2017

What can I say! Spent 2 weeks with Kumar and HET. Great experience! Myself and Tom Paradis trekked to EBC and had a wonderful trip. I highly recommend Kumar and HET for anyone who wants to experience a trip of a lifetime.

October 3, 2017

I spent 3 weeks there with Sanu (guide) and it is definitely my most unforgettable experience in my life! The itinerary is well-planned by Himalayan Exploration Treks for different levels of trekkers and minimizes the risk of suffering from the high sick. I had a wonderful time with Sanu. Such a professional guide!

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