Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek has been listed as number one trekking trail by National Geographic. The trek takes you to the base camp of Mt. Everest at Gorakshep, as well as to the top of Kalapatthar (5643m).The trail passes through the Namche bazaar, the capital of Khumbu region and a cultural center of Sherpa people. Also, don’t miss to visit the famous Thyangboche Monastery, one of the biggest monasteries in the Everest region and a perfect viewpoint to watch the splendid and up-close view of Ama Dablam (6812m). The trek to Kala Patthar will be the most rewarding ever as it offers the best glimpse of Everest.Our last leg of the trek takes us to Everest Base Camp (5364m) which affords a magnificent south face of Mt. Everest. 

Tour highlights
  • Experience traditional Khada welcome
  • Experience Sherpa Culture and Tradition
  • Everest – the highest mountain in the world
  • The Homeland of the Sherpas – the climbers of mountains
  • Best Sunrise Panorama view from Kala Patthar
  • Thyangboche Monastery – one of the biggest monasteries in the Everest region
Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2886m). Trek to Phakding (B, L, D)
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) (B, L, D)
Day 04: Trek to Thyangboche (3867m) (B, L, D)
Day 05: Rest day at Thyangboche for acclimatization (B, L, D)
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4260m) (B, L, D)
Day 07: Trek to Lobuche (4930m) (B, L, D)
Day 08: Trek to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep (B, L, D)
Day 09: Trek to Kala Patthar (5545m). Further, trek to Pheriche (4243m) (B, L, D)
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) (B, L, D)
Day 11: Trek to Lukla (2886m) (B, L, D)
Day 12: Fly Lukla/Kathmandu (B)
Day 13: Free (B)
Day 14: Departure Transfer (B)

Duration: 14 days
Activities Level: Difficult
Transport: Private air-conditioned vehicle
Meals: 13 Breakfast, 10 Lunch and Dinners
Size of Group: 

Tour details

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu. Upon arrival, meet and greet at the airport with traditional Khada welcome. Transfer to hotel. Overnight at Summerhill House or similar.

Day 02: Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2886m). Trek to Phakding (B, L, D)
Morning, transfer to domestic airport for your flight to Lukla. You begin today’s trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Nupla (5885m) can be seen in the distance on the opposite bank, it is a peak atop the Kongde Ridge. You descend on a mountainside path that merges into your route to Everest, with views to a valley to your right; and at its far end, Kusum Kang (6367m.). The Dudh Kosi approaches as you pass a Mani wall and arrive at Ghat. You continue along a small path with many climbs and descents following the left bank of Dudh Koshi to Phakding.

Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) (B, L, D)
After breakfast, start the trekking following the trail ascending gradually towards Jorsale crossing the suspension bridges over Dud Koshi River and get the entrance gate on National Park. Afterwards crossing three more bridges the trail ascends through the Alpine and Rhododendron jungle. It may be possible to see dears on the way and the trail ends at Namche Bazaar, the highest Sherpa market in the world.
Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 04: Trek to Thyangboche (3867m) (B, L, D)
Today’s walk is a steep one. Walk to Phunki thenga for lunch. After lunch the trail steeply ascends toward Thyangboche through the same type of jungle, watching different kinds of birds, animals and beautiful views of Numbur (6,959m).
Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 05: Rest day at Thyangboche for acclimatization (B, L, D)
This is a remarkable acclimatization day. You can also visit Thyangboche monastery and surroundings.
Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4260m) (B, L, D)
Leave Thyangboche and the Khumbu mountains as a backdrop-and descend through a rhododendron covered area to emerge to a pleasant level area. Pass a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Deboche. Go on to Minlinggo and leave the mountain path to cross over a suspension bridge to the left bank of the Imja Khola. Climb the mountain path while looking up at Ama Dablam and Kantega (6779m) as they appear on the opposite bank. Ascend the chorten-lined route, come to a fork, the upper path passes Pangboche and a monastery, take the lower path to Pangboche Olin and its stone wall-enclosed potato field.

Pass through the village and cross a stream to a path skirting a rocky area to terraced hills along the riverbank. The trails climb slowly, winding above the Imja Tse River, to a big Mani Stupa. From here, the walk is fairly moderate as you enter the Imja Tse Valley beneath the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse. Dingboche is a beautiful patchwork of fields enclosed by stone walls protecting the crops of barley, buckwheat, and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals.
Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 07: Trek to Lobuche (4930m) (B, L, D)
Today’s walk offers views of the Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m) Kongma-Tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. After two hours walk, the trail from Pheriche joins near Dugla (4595m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. Stop at Dugla, for lunch, before continuing for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of Mt. Pumori and other peaks west of Everest. After a short break, continue trekking up to Lobuche, hidden and sheltered from the wind.
Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 08: Trek to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep (B, L, D)
Trek up the valley following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings you to Gorakshep, the flat field below Kala Patthar (5545m) and Mt. Pumori (7145m). Gorakshep is the location of the original Everest Base Camp with the new camp being further up the valley. Now the trail winds through rocky path and Khumbu glacier. The view of Nuptse, Lho-La, and Khumbutse appear in front of you. After a great moment, you retrace back passing through Khumbu glacier with magnificent views of Lobuche, Cholatse, Mt. Pumori and Tabuche.
Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 09: Trek to Kala Patthar (5545m). Further, trek to Pheriche (4243m) (B, L, D)
Early morning climb to Kala Patthar (5545m) and enjoy the view, as the sun rises over the stunning landscape. From Kala Patthar, you can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. Pheriche is the place where one can make phone calls to any part of the world. You can see the mountain Yaks in Pheriche. Yaks are normally regarded as the porters in this area. The town of Pheriche is known as the windy town. There you can see the perpendicular walls of Cholatse and Tawache. There is located Himalayan Rescue Association Aid Post and foreign volunteer doctors are to provide medical treatment to trekkers as well as local people.
Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) (B, L, D)
The walk from Pheriche is mostly downhill on the main busy trail with a few steep climbs for an hour from the bridge at Phungitenga, near to Shanasha. The walk to Namche is very scenic on a long winding path. En route, you will visit the traditional villages of Khumjung and Khunde. There is an opportunity to visit one of its monasteries, the only monastery that has a Yeti Scalp. From Khumjung village, another 30 minutes walk brings you to the village of Khunde, where you can visit the Khunde Hospital funded by Sir Edmund Hillary Trust. After Khunde, a scenic and pleasant walk brings you to Namche for the overnight.
Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 11: Trek to Lukla (2886m) (B, L, D)
The last day of your trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla for your overnight stay.
Overnight at Local Lodge.

Day 12: Fly Lukla/Kathmandu (B)
Morning, fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel.
Overnight at Summerhill House or similar.

Day 13: Free (B)
This day is free for relaxing or the possibility of some tours in Kathmandu city (optional).
Overnight at Summerhill House or similar.

Day 14: Departure Transfer (B)
Transfer to the international airport in time to connect your outbound flight.

Quotation

For 01 Pax:  US$ 1675 nett (including single room supplement)
For 02 Pax & above:  US$ 1395 nett per person on twin sharing basis
Single room supplement: US$ 195 nett extra

EXTRA (not included in the above costs):

Airfare; Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu: US$ 360 net per person (currently applicable airfare, subject to changes)

The above cost includes the following services:
  • 3 nights at Summerhill House or similar, Kathmandu on bed & breakfast basis
  • 11 Days / 10 Nights Everest Base Camp trek using local lodges on full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner) (meals as fixed by our trek guide) with support of basic English speaking trek guide and a porter (Please note, cost for all beverages such as tea, coffee, soft drinks, hard drinks etc. is extra and needs to be settled directly by you).
  • Everest Permit & Trekking Information Management System fee (Subject to change)
  • Necessary airport transfers as per the itinerary with guide assistance
Fixed Departure dates:-

Mar 2020:     09/22 Mar, 23 Mar/05 Apr 2020
Apr 2020:      13/26 Apr, 27 Apr/10 May 2020
May 2020:     11/24 May, 25 May/07 Jun 2020
June 2020:   15/28 June, 29 June/12 July 2020
July 2020:     13/26 July, 20 July/02 Aug 2020
Aug 2020:     03/16 Aug, 17/30 Aug 2020
Sep 2020:     14/27 Sep, 28 Sep/11 Oct 2020
Oct 2020:      12/25 Oct, 26 Oct/08 Nov 2020
Nov 2020:     09/22 Nov, 23 Nov/06 Dec 2020
Dec 2020:     07/20 Dec 2020

Please note the following:

  • Please note, the SIC groups are guaranteed departures with 1 pax as well.
  • Nepal Visa: Guests can obtain Nepal visa in Kathmandu airport upon arrival. They will have to fill the visa application form available at the immigration counter and submit the same to the concerned authority along with 1 passport-sized photograph and visa fee of cash US$ 25 per person.
  • The above quotations are valid from immediate effect till Dec 2020.
  • Kindly note that flights to Lukla are operated early in the morning are weather permitting flights. In case of any delay, cancellations, etc., the extra costs such as accommodation in Kathmandu or Lukla, extra meals, drinks, etc. are to be borne by the clients & settle directly.
  • The cancellation policy is as under:

On package cost
More than 30 days:        No charge
Between 30-15 days:     30 % of the package cost
Between 14-8 days:       50 % of the package cost
Within 7 days:                75 % of the package cost

  • We operate treks with minimum1 pax and maximum of 12 pax
  • All other personal expenses not covered by the above quotations such as drinks, snacks, foodstuff, laundry, travel & personal insurance, Emergency Evacuation (if any) and telephone bills charges, etc. will be extra.

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