Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp trek is one of the just popular and staggering locations in Nepal because of trekkers then mountaineers alike beyond around the world. It provides entirely fascinating yet exciting surroundings around Everest region. Trekking in imitation of Everest base camp trekking starts with an encompassing scenic removal according to Lukla, beside where the outing begins.
The tour follows much thrashing floor villages en-route along stunning views regarding the easiest snow-capped peaks between the world, yet out of Kalapathar thou may bear magnificent then lurid views over the panorama of peaks and glacier consisting of Mt. Everest, who appears hence close, you think ye execute almost contact it.
The Everest Base Camp trek itinerary is set to remain bendy because of ye in conformity with experience and get to the bottom of yourself at ease inside that stunning natural surrounding. Trip includes whole the highlights over the Everest National Park together with Namche Bazaar, which is the Sherpa capital, Khumbu village, unmatched consider point about Kala Patthar (5545m) who is a remarkable try point because of Nuptse, Everest, Lhotse then always thrilling Everest Base Camp. With enough time or possibility in conformity with a visit the Buddhist monasteries regarding Khumjung one about the oldest among the area, and at Tengboche, some concerning the most up-to-date so that was once re-built among since life burnt in conformity with the ground.
Our Everest Base Camp trekking journey heads of the eastern Khumbu vicinity about Nepal – (One over Nepal’s near famous trekking areas). longevity The 1953 Expedition, up to expectation was the forward durability in accordance with climb Everest, old it earth then it’s toughness domestic in accordance with the World well-known Sherpas.
With a landscape broken by using dark gorges yet glacial valleys, at that place are burning views over Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha – Nepali name) alongside including Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Pumari, Thamserku, Amadablam etc. We tour via the Sagarmatha National Park (1148 sq km). durability Vegetation graduates beyond pine, hemlock, fir, juniper, birch, rhododendrons then shrubs after alpine vegetation or afterwards according to naked hail or snow. We may additionally confer Himalayan tahr, ghoral, serow then musk deer. Common birds are the impeyan, pheasant, blood pheasant, red-billed cough or the yellow-billed cough. Our catholicity degrees beside 2000 – 5545 m.
Trekking into it vicinity begins from, either Jiri (a ten handbell bus/longevity seven gong taxi ride) or Lukla (a 30 little flight) toughness – each out of Kathmandu.
This leisurely twain hebdomad itinerary lets in a direct approach according to the root about Mt. Everest, the world’s perfect mountain. Your path through enchanting Sherpa offers ye the opportunity to grow Kala Pattar, a 5554 meter top over the access after the Everest B.C, which is the excellent vantage point because of surprising views concerning southwest back on Mt Everest and surrounding Himalayan mountains. Your path alongside the Khumbu Glacier takes you in imitation of the root concerning the Everest where ye hold an surprising standpoint on the Khumbu Ice Fall.
Your itinerary has been designed in imitation of insure thine wellbeing between the world’s best trekking region and that you intention sound attain the vacation spot regarding incredible Mt Everest Base Camp.
Trip information about Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight
The Everest trek includes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Sometimes the weather of Lukla becomes bad, at which time the flight cannot take place. So, in this case, there may be delay or cancel of the flights. You will have to be prepared for this. This does not always happen but may sometimes happen depending on the weather condition. The weather of Lukla is unpredictable, that’s why.
We recommend you to have few more days after the trek in case the flight is delayed or canceled. If you have tight schedule, it will be hard to manage your return flight. So, even the trip days 16 days, we recommend you to have 2 to 3 extra days. If the flight does not happen for 2 to 3 days, then we will divert you to Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Kathmandu to Pokhara flight for your benefit.
We also recommend you to have extra budget for helicopter charter to return back from Lukla to Kathmandu. The helicopter cost is 3500 USD charter flight. It will be approx 500 USD per person which you can pay by cash or credit card.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu airport pick up to hotel, Overnight at Kathmandu.
One of our representatives will greet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley (Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, Pashupatinath Temple & Patan durbar square and over night at Kathmandu.) (B)
After breakfast, we will have an amazing sightseeing trip to Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), Boudhanath, Pashupatinath temple, Durbar Squares of Patan and around Kathmandu with many more cultural as well as historical places. Later afternoon comprises short briefing and final preparation for the trek.
Day 03: Fly to Kathmandu to Lukla trek to Phakding 5hr( alt 2610m). Over Night at Tea House. (B/L/D)
Today we will take a wonderful flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2827m) in the morning near to the huge Himalayan adjacent to Nepal and China. After 40 minutes, we will land in a runway and our caretaker will help us carry our belongings. Then we will walk down to the Dudh Koshi River, where we connect with the main path to Namche Bazaar. After moving all the way through the small area of Ghat (2550m), we will soon arrive at our tea house at Phakding. Overnight at Tea House.
Note: The weather in Lukla is unpredictable and always changing. Sometimes due to bad weather, sometimes the flight may be delayed or cancelled. If the flight is cancelled, you will have to return back to the hotel. The transportation back to the hotel and accommodation on this night is not included. You will have to pay additional for this yourself. If the weather is clear next day, you will get either 3rd or 4th flight to Lukla. If still the weather is not clear, there will be option for helicopter flight also. The cost for helicopter flight is not fixed. It will be quoted by the airlines on the same day. The airlines will use your flight ticket plus, you will have to pay additional approx 250 to 300 USD. The total cost for helicopter flight is 500 USD approx. You will have to pay additional 250 to 300 USD combining your Lukla flight ticket. The weather problem is rare, it only happens sometimes. But you need to know this information in case the weather goes bad. This does not happens all the time, this is only a important information you need to know.
Day 04: Hiking up to Namche bazaar 5hr (3440m.). Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
Today, we start from Phakding and hike to Namche Bazaar. We will walk across the river to trek all the way through the area of rhododendron, blue pine forest and more which is really superb experience especially during the spring. We go across to the Dudh Koshi at Benkar and take pleasure from the scenes of snow-topped mountains Kusum Kanguru (6369m), Thamserku (6623m) and so on. The way then becomes fairly difficult and includes a perpendicular climb to Namche Bazaar. The will now walk through upstream on flat land, on the bank, to the fusion point of the Dudh Kosi and Bhote Koshi rivers. After crossing one of the suspension bridges above the river we will ascend to Namche Bazaar. We get the most amazing vivid opportunities of gigantic peaks -Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Taweche is visible. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 05: Rest day Namche Bazaar explore Hiking up to Everest view hotel to see Mt: Everest View (alt 8848m)& Ama Dablam( 6856m), Thamserku ( alt 6608m).Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
Today we will visit around Namche Bazaar proper adaptation with the environment at the height. Namche is a prosperous village situated in a large protected hollow. And the amazing scene visible from here includes superb panorama of the Khumbu peaks and great views of Everest. Then, after having our breakfast, we can also walk towards Thami (3810m) over the amazing Bhote Khola River Valley or visit the Sagarmatha National park to look at the protected floras and faunas. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 06: Hiking up to Tengboche 5hr (3860m). Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
We will move down on this day through the Khumjung area and move to the major path to Everest at Shanasa. We will walk further to Trashinga and then move down to go across the Dudh Koshi at Phunkitenga (3250m). In the daytime, it is a wide and vertical ascend through fir, black juniper, pine, rhododendron forest and reach Tengboche Monastery. Here we can see gigantic peaks AmaDablam, Kantega, Mount Everest etc. We will be walking for around 5 hours today. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 07: Hiking up to Dingboche 5hr (alt 4410m). Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
On this day, we will walk down all the way through the forest of birch, juniper, fir and rhododendron at Debouche. Here we only steady way up but due to the elevation we have to speed ourselves increasingly all the way through the day. After passing the Imja Khola, the trail heads to Pangboche where we can see the beautiful mountain of Ama Dablam. Then our route is to climb all the way through unwrapped alpine hillsides prior to another crossing of the Imja Khola and reach Dingboche. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 08: Rest day Dingboche Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
Today, we have one more day to rest at Dingboche which lies at an altitude of 4300m. We need to get accustomed with the high elevation, so we don’t go for further ascend today. Optionally, we can go for hiking in Chhukung Valley. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 09: Hiking up to Lobuche 5hr (alt 4910m). Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
Today, leaving Dingboche the track goes up to the drain of the Khumbu. Then after an hour the path mounts up to the Khumbu Glacier. Almost half of the climb to the moraine is Dughla. Moving ahead from Dughla the trail keeps on ascending steeply to the crest of the moraine. The path now moves on flat level on the west part of the moraine prior to arriving at Lobuche. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 10: Hiking up to Gorakshep 3hr (5140m) and trek to Everest base (alt 5380m) see the khumbu Glacier. Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
Today is the most demanding and significant day of the entire trek. We will walk all along the Khumbu Glacier to reach up to Everest Base Camp (5360m) which is considered to be the nearest place you can get to observe Mt. Everest without mountaineering equipment. The vista of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is fabulous. A firm way up permits us to put up the slow, sound pace essential when walking at high altitude. When we reach at the moraines of Changri Nup Glacier, we make a chain of small up and down trekking over a shaky track lined with cairns that takes us to the unpredicted glacial sands of Gorak Shep (5160m). And, we head off to the Everest Base Camp. We then return back to Gorak Shep for staying overnight. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 11: Early in the morning Option: Hiking up to Kalapatther (5550m) which excellent view point of the Everest region from there we will see in front of Mt: Everest & Pumo- Ri. & trek to down Pheriche 6hr ( 4240m). Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
We will trek towards Gorakshep today. From these places, we will walk up to Kalapattar. We can observe the peaks of Pumori (7,145m), Khumbutse (6,623m), Lingtren (6,697m) and more which divides Nepal from Tibet and just above the Lho La pass we can see the huge face of Changtse (7,750m). And then again return back to Pheriche for staying overnight since we cannot find lodges at Everest base camp or Kalapattar. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 12: Trek to the down Namche Bazzar. Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
We will depart from Pheriche and trek down to Namche Bazzar. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla 6hr. Overnight at Tea House. (B/L/D)
We will reach Lukla in 6 hours leaving Namche Bazzar. Reaching Lukla becomes a surprise for the majority of the trekkers. We arrive at the airport in the early afternoon. Lukla is famous for celebrating the end of the trek. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 14: Early in the Morning fly to Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel. (B)
We will wake up early in the morning and get ready for the entrance of our plane for returning back to Kathmandu. Then, we will transfer back to our hotel. Remaining day to explore in Kathmandu. Overnight in hotel.
Day 15: Morning Breakfast. Departure transfer to Kathmandu Airport. (B)
Today is the final day of the tour in Nepal. Our representative will take you to the airport for the last departure.
- Airport Pick up and Drops by car/van/bus.
- 3 Night's Standard Accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the Trekking). Hotel Thamel twin sharing basis
- Your meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the Trekking.
- All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
- Domestic Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK) / domestic airport Tax.
- All accommodations in lodges/Tea Houses during the Treks run by Nepalese family for 12 nights.
- Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) . National Park Entry Permits
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people). Porter is not available for the solo traveler.
- Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
- All Transportation.
- Nepal entry visa fee. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu. You will require 2 passport size photos. per person $30 USD
- Your Nepal travel insurance. The Insurance must cover medical, accidental, natural disasters, emergency evacuation, Helicopter charges and trip cancellation expenses along with baggage and gears’ lost, theft or damage.
- Your Personal Equipment for Trekking. sleeping bag, down jacket, trekking shoes,sun glass, trekking shoes, personal towel, torch light
- International Airfare and Airport Departure tax.
- Food (Lunch and Dinner) while you are in Kathmandu. you can choose from menu depend on food item per item $3-7 USD.
- Your personal expenses.
- All the Alcoholic and non Alcoholic Drinks. (tea, coffee, mineral water)
- Sweet things like hot chocolate and desert.
- Hot shower During the Trekking. $3 USD during the trekking.
- Local Lukla government tax 20 USD per paid. Pay at local counter at Lukla.
- Internet, WIFI, Heater charge.
- Tips for the Guide and Porter.
- Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee 26 USD per person
Price From : 1250 USD
Trip Duration 15 Days
Price From 1250 USD
TRIP GRADE Challenge
TRIP STYLE Trekking
MAX PERSON 2-10 Pax
MEALS Full Board
ACCOMODATION Tea House/Lodge
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT 300 USD