Everest Base Camp Trek Detail Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu As soon as you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu you will be transferred to the hotel by our representatives. You will then be briefed about the travel itinerary. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes several Hindu temples including of Pashupatinath, listed by UNESCO in World Heritage Sites and the largest Buddhist Stupa in Bouddha. You can also visit the Monkey Temple also called ad Swyambhunath, built some 2000 years old and visit Patan, the city of fine arts. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla On the 3rd day you will take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which takes around 35 minutes. From Lukla, you will be heading towards Phakding (2652 m). Taking 35 minutes of flight to Lukla, your trip begins after climbing up to the slope on the left bank of Dudh Koshi River. One the way you can view the magnificent beauty of Kusum Kangaru, Mt Kwondge and you pass a few tea houses and Mani walls. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar On the 4th day of the itinerary you will move from Phakding to Namche (3,440m). After a slight rise from Jhorsalle, the trail passes through a waterfall. Throughout the day, you will pass through the villages interspersed with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, giant fir trees, and magnolia. And on the way to walk you will be rewarded (weather permitting) your first glimpse of Kusum Kanggru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m) Everest (8,848 m) and Nuptse (7879 m) then a steep climb to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m). Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 05: Rest day, Acclimatization Day, sightseeing Khumjung Acclimatization is important before proceeding to a higher elevation. It is therefore recommended that it is better to take a short day hike to Thame, Khumjung or Khunde. If you get some time then you can go for relaxing and exploring the Namche and the Sherpa culture. On this day, you will head to Thame from Namche Bazar by hiking and enjoying good sightseeing. Today you will work through many prayer flags, mani, and walls which are carved on stones. After winding the Bhote Koshi River, the trail climbs steeply to Thame. You will have a good view of the Kangpoche Teng and Kwangde and North in the Thame Gompa Nangpa. You will head to Khumjung Village (3789m) by walking to the river then start to the village of Khumjung. Many hikers enjoy the trek to Khumjung village, as it is supposed to be one of the civilised communities of Sherpa. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek to Thyanboche On the 5th day you will find the trail climbing the forests where you find the musk deer. Tengboche is situated on a saddle at 3870m, surrounded by a clear dwarf fires and Rhododendrons. Kwongde (6187m) Tawache (6542 m) Everest (8,848 m) Nuptse (7855m) Lhotse (8618m) Amadablam (6856m) Thamserku (6608m) offers an inspiring panorama of gigantic Himalayan. You will be visiting the Thyanboche Buddhist Monastery which is considered as the largest in the Khumbu region. Overnight stay at a tea house.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche On the 6th day of trekking you will head to Dingboche from Thyanboche. The valley progressively gives details as you move toward the following of the Lobuche River. From here you will move down into the River to set in motion for the last and vertical climb of the day until you reach Dingboche. As you reach there you will view a striking display of fields which are surrounded by stone walls for the protection of Barley, Potatoes, Buckwheat and animals grazing. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche On the 8th day you will trek to Lobuche from Dingboche in an early morning. You will discover within yourself when you will find different Peaks like Lingtren, Khumbutse, Pumori etc will be in front of you. Here, you will find yourself in the surrounding areas of Everest. Finally, you will arrive at Lobuche. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 09: Trek to Everest Base base camp (5345 m) via Gorak Shep & Back to Gorak Shep for sleep On the 9th day you will trek to Everest Base camp via Gorak Shep from Lobuche. It is good to know that Gorak Shep goes away to the lead through the side of the Khumbu Glacier. You have to go by the pyramid sign post. As soon as you reach to Gorak Shep, you will get to see the Mountains which are covered with snow- capped alarming in the entire region counting the top of the world called Mount Everest. You will get to know the unusual things to this day. Overnight stay in a Trekking lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Kala Patthar (5545 m) and Trek down to Pheriche (4371 m)
On this day your dreams as true from Kala Patthar breathtaking views of the entire Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks, we trek to Kala Patthar from Gorak Shep. It does not take much long till we reach Kala Patthar and behold the beauty and grandeur of the Everest. It is located at an altitude of 5545 meters and it is also the point from where the Everest expedition starts. After staying at Kala Patthar for some time and looking at the mountain summits, we start our return journey. We will reach Pheriche, a small village in the Khumbu region, at the end of the day. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar 6hrs
Journey back to Namche from Pheriche is quite easy and comfortable as it traverses through several Sherpa settlement areas and villages. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Namche Bazaar.
Day 12: Trek to Lukla 7 hrs
The trek continues further downhill as we reach Lukla after almost seven hours of trek. You will be staying in Lukla for the rest of the day and prepare yourself to board a flight back to Kathmandu the next day.
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu
The next day, you will board a flight back to Kathmandu while enjoining the 30-minutes of exhilarating mountain flight. The rest of the time in Kathmandu, you will be shopping and buying souvenirs to your loved ones. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 14– Departure from Kathmandu, “Farewell!”
On the 14th day of the trip and after almost two weeks of a continuous trek to the Everest Base Camp region, you will head back to your country with some great memories of the Khumbu Region on your mind. Board a flight back to your country from TIA, Kathmandu.