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Overview
Trips Details

activity
Activity : Trek, Walking, Exploration tour
trip length
Total Days : 14 Days
trip days
Trekking Days : 10 Days
difficulty
Difficulty : Moderate to strenuous
start end
Start - End : Kathmandu-Kathmandu
hightest altitude
Highest Altitude : 5545m
season
Season : All

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the demanding trekking in Nepal, also known as mount EBC trekking. Since the time Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa succeeded in climbing the Mt. Everest in 1953, people all over the world loved to visit Nepal and especially Mt. Everest. Everest’s terrifying peak rises so high that the trekking to the base camp is still an adventure of the highest category. Along with Annapurna Base Camp trek, Langtang Valley trek, the spectacular scenery of this region with green dense forest, flora, and fauna, high great glaciers can melt a heart of any who visit this region. And the distinctive unique settlement of Sherpa people with their own culture and traditions are also the most beautiful thing that you can see here.

Himalayan Recreation Treks & Expedition has carefully created Everest Base Camp Trek that guarantees proper accommodation allowing you to fully enjoy your adventures. During the Everest Base Camp Trekking, you will stand face to face with Mt. Everest, which is also known as the “Goddess Mother of the Earth,” from the high-point of 18,513 foot Kala Patthar which is easily reached. On this journey of a lifetime, you’ll experience the base camp life of Mt. Everest climbers and wonder at the gorgeous views from Kala Patthar, trek to the Khumbu Icefall, and engage yourself with the friendly Sherpa people of Nepal. This trek to the base of Mount Everest will surpass your prospects. Trek to Everest Base camp leads you through the famous villages of Namche, Khumjung, and Thyangboche that reflect the prominent Sherpa culture. We also climb to Kala Patthar (5545m) from where our professional guides will point out the standard climbing routes to the summit.

This wonderful mixture of outdoor adventure is a great way to experience the Himalayan Mountains – the world’s most remarkable mountains. Therefore to make your adventure remarkable come to Himalayan Recreation Treks & Expedition which will be your one stop solution. Our Everest Base Camp Trek package includes all the facilities that you want during the trekking. Don’t delay

What is Everest Base Camp !!!

Many people have asked us What Everest Base Camp is. So here we are going to introduce the Everest Base Camp in brief. By the way, Everest Base Camp is a place where Everest-ers stay before climbing the Mt. Everest. According to the attitudes and difficulties, Everest Base Camp are classified as follows – Everest Base Camp I, Everest Base Camp II, Everest Base Camp III and Everest Base Camp IV. Everest Base Camp I is considered as a temporary camp because Everest-er only spends one night here. And the Everest Base Camp Trek only reaches up to a first base camp of Everest i.e Everest Base Camp I.  

Everest base camp trek Itinerary outline:

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 03:  Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding

Day 04:  Trek to Namche Bazaar (3450m)

Day 05:  Rest day (acclimatization Day) in Namche Bazaar

Day 06:  Trek to Thyangboche(3864 m)

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4415 m)

Day 08:  Trek to Lobuche(4930 m)

Day 09:  Trek to Everest Base Camp (5345 m) Via Gorak Shep & Back to Gorakshep for sleep (5184 m)

Day 10: Trek to Kala Patthar (5545 m) and Trek down to Pheriche (4371 m)

Day 11:  Trek to Namche Bazaar(3450 m)

Day 12:  Trek to Lukla(2900 m)

Day 13:  Fly to Kathmandu (Trek ends)

Day 14: Farewell !!

Itinerary Detail

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 Nepalaya

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and trekking arrangement day

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  Nepalaya. 

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 6th 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 7th 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
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. and join the cultural dinner offer by Himalaya Recreation’s manager in the evening. Overnight stay at a hotel Nepalaya 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. 

Include/Exclude

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost: $ 1369

Costs included in the Everest base camp trekking Package:

  • Pickup and drop at Airport 
  • 3-night hotel stays in Kathmandu on B/B Plan
  • Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during trekking period
  • Air fair for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu 
  • 10 night Accommodations during the trek
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour inclusive of guide, entry fees, and transportation
  • A government license holder guide
  • Porter to carry your baggage
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation and local tax for guides and porters
  • Ground Transportation Charge while returning back to Kathmandu from the trekking destination
  • TIMS card(Trekker’s information Management System)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry Fees wherever required
  • Trekking Permits needed
  • All government taxes, VAT and service charges
  • Farewell dinner prior to departure

 

Costs excluded in the package:

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu 
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for trekking staffs
  • Drinks (hot/soft/cold) and liquors
  • Personal shopping and laundry, Personal trekking equipments, Gifts and souvenirs
  •  All items not listed in Cost included section

Notes: Costs are prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking days get modified.  

Equipment List

The basic types of equipment checklists for trekking:

  1.   Sun hat or scarf
  2.   Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  3.   Sunglasses 
  4.   Sun protection cream 
  5.   Gloves
  6.   Camera
  7.   Basic First Aid Kit
  8.   Down vest and/or jacket *
  9.   Raincoat
  10.   Water bottles
  11.   Trekking shoes
  12.   Thick and thin both type of socks
  13.   Warm clothes
  14.   Tissue and Toilet papers
  15.   Toothbrush/paste
  16.   Large plastic bags – to keep items dry inside the trek bag
  17.   Towel etc…..
  18.   Extras Equipment:
  19.    Binoculars
  20.    Reading book
  21.    Travel game i.e. chess, card etc
  22.    Swimming customs
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