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Trek to Everest Base Camp

  • Everest Mountains

    Everest Himalayas from memorial view point near Thukla.

  • Kalapathar view point

    Way to Kalapathar & Mount Pumori view.

  • Everest base camp trekking

    Trek to Everest base camp.

  • Mountains from Everest

    Mount Tawache view from Dingboche height.

  • Lukla

    Lukla airport (Tenjing-Hillary airport).

  • Everest Himalayas

    Everest Panorama view from Syangboche.

  • Suspension bridge

    Suspension bridge in Jorsalle.

  • Everest base camp

    Mount Everest base camp (5,360 meters).

  • Tengboche Everest

    View of Tengboche Monastery and surrounding areas.

  • Everest view from Kalapathar

    Mount Everest & its base camp view from Kalapathar.

  • Namche Bazaar

    Namcha Bazaar, Nepal.

  • View from Dingboche

    Mount Ama Dablam view from Dingboche.

  • View from Lukla

    Lukla, Nepal.

Trip Highlights

  • Stunning views of Mount Everest along with other peaks such as  Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu and Ama Dablam in the region
  • Sherpa Culture along the trail
  • Stay at Namche Bazaar, the famous Sherpa town
  • Visit to Thyangboche Monastery
  • Hike to Kala Pattar and visit to Everest Base Camp
  • Scenic Himalayan Mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Trip Facts

Trip Code: HA-NP-001
Trek Duration: Lukla - Namche - Dingboche - Everest base camp - Kalapathar & return to Lukla
Trip Duration: 17 days(s)
Max Altitude: 5,555 meters at top of Kalapathar
Trip Grade: 3
Lodging: Teahouse or Lodge on Everest base camp trek, Tourist hotel in Kathmandu
Meals: Full board on trek, Breakfast in Kathmandu
Transportation: Private vehicle in Kathmandu, round fair to Lukla flight
Communication: Available most part of the place
Group Size: Min. 2 pax - Max. 20 pax
Best Season: Mid Sept to Dec & mid Mar - mid June
Per Day Walk: 5-7 hours each day
Room Included: 4 nights in Kathmandu, 12 nights in trek
Prices: Standard → USD $ 1,525 P/P

Overview

Not many adventures around the world can stand up to the thrill of following the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa to the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest.  Everest base camp trekking is the adventurous journey that is bound to surpass all your expectations and create wonderful memories for the lifetime. The trek place in the beautiful Khumbu region, home to four of the world's six tallest peaks Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Cho Oyu and Mount Everest.

Trekking through the Everest region offers astounding mountain views along with an opportunity  to explore the unique lifestyle of the world famous climbers, the Sherpas. The trek further offers the wonderful time in Sagarmatha National Park- a world heritage site and home to a variety of Himalayan floras and faunas, a visit to the highest Buddhist monastery, the most appreciated Everest views from the Kalapathar and a trip to Everest base Camp.

The journey to the Everest Base Camp begins with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. We then start our walk from Lukla  via culturally rich villages like Phakding, Khumgjung and Namche Bazaar, Sagarmatha National Park,  beautiful valleys,  across glacial rivers, Buddhist monasteries (Tengboche at the highest altitude), Rhododendron forest, glacier and before reaching the most appreciated Everest viewpoint at Kalapathar (5545m) on the approach to Everest Base Camp. We stay in villages set against soaring, jagged pinnacles, explore the unique Sherpa culture, and walk trails lined with mani stones and colorful prayer flags. Along the way we will get plenty of stunning mountain views such as Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu and Ama Dablam but nothing beats the thrill and sense of accomplishment that grips travelers on seeing the  mighty Everest up close.

Join our Trek to the Everest Base Camp with high quality trekking services provided by Himalaya Advisor. The trek is conducted in a true expedition style relishing the classic trekking experience with our experienced guides and porters. Our Itinerary is designed to provide ample time for acclimatization and to offer the most beautiful experience of trekking in the Khumbu region.

Trip Outline

Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal, O/N at Hotel
Day 02: A city tour around World Heritage in Kathmandu, O/N at Hotel
Day 03: Fly to Lukla Airport and trek to Phakding, O/N at teahouse
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar, O/N at teahouse
Day 05: Hiking / Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar, O/N at teahouse
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche Monastery, O/N at teahouse
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche, O/N at teahouse
Day 08: Hiking / Acclimatization day at Dingboche, O/N at teahouse
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche, O/N at teahouse
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep then Everest Base Camp, O/N at teahouse
Day 11: Hike to Kalapathar and trek to Pheriche, O/N at teahouse
Day 12: Trek back to Tyangboche hill, O/N at teahouse
Day 13: Trek down to Namche Bazzar, O/N at teahouse  
Day 14: Trek back to Lukla village, O/N at teahouse
Day 15: Fly from Lukla airport to Kathmandu, O/N at Hotel
Day 16: Flight reserve day/ Leisure at Kathmandu, O/N at Hotel
Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu

 

Service includes

  • All airport pick up drop & necessary transfer in city by private transport
  • Welcome and final dinner included in KTM city as per itinerary
  • 4 nights twin/triple sharing accommodation in tourist standard Hotel Happy Home or similar in city
  • Kathmandu Valley city tour 3 place as per mentioned destination in itinerary
  • One local tour guide, sightseeing fee included during the city tour
  • Kathmandu to Lukla flight and return ticket included for guest and guide
  • 1 professional Everest base camp trekking guide, 1 porter based on 2 trekkers
  • 12 nights twin/triple sharing accommodation in lodge during the Everest trek
  • 3 times meals from teahouse Ala Carta menu, 3 cups of tea/coffee included during the trekking
  • Everest trekking permit, TIMS permit for Everest base camp included in the cost
  • Sleeping bag + down jacket also provided on request
  • Medical kit bag, T-shirt + company duffel bag included
  • All required insurance for crew members, wages, equipments are included
  • All required local/Govt. taxes

Service does not include

  • International airfare, departure taxes
  • Travel insurance (Book that cover emergency rescue & flight cancel)
  • Lunch + dinner in city besides welcome + final dinner
  • Bar + beverage, hot/cold water, batter recharge, hot shower, extra porter etc
  • Tips for crew members
  • Any services which does not mentioned in service inclusive column
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  2. Detail Itinerary

    Welcome to vibrant Kathmandu:
    After clearing immigration and customs at the airport, we will be received by the friendly staff from Himalayan Advisor. We will be assisted with our transfer  to the hotel in vibrant Thamel, filled with restaurants, colorful shops and outdoor outfitters  which may help us acquire any last-minute trekking gear. After the check in at the hotel, we are free to rest in the hotel or explore the frenetic Thamel area. In the evening, savor the delicious Nepali cuisine  on a welcome dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu:

    Today we take a guided tour around the beautiful Kathmandu Valley.The Kathmandu Valley is an artistic city and has many UNESCO World heritage sites. The temples, palaces, courtyards and stone alleys of the three Durbar Square  reflect the rich art, architecture and culture of the medieval era. Nepal is a country with religious diversity. Visits to the sacred Hindu and Buddhist sites, including Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath will showcase the art, culture and religious harmony of the country. In the evening  we start preparing for our trek in the beautiful Everest region. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    Fly to Lukla Airport and Trek to Phakding:

    We rise early to be transferred to the Airport. We take a short scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, ‘Gateway to the Everest region,’ perched at 2840m with the Dudh Koshi river below it. We begin our  trek from Lukla with a descent through terraced hillsides and along stone fences to the Dudh Koshi River and cross a hanging bridge to reach the beautiful Phakding village.On the way we pass through many we’ll pass many mani walls, boulders carved with Buddhist prayer inscriptions and decorated with bright colors. The Buddhists believe these to be sacred and so as a sign of respect to the local culture we pass them in a clockwise direction. Overnight at a teahouse in Phakding.

    Trek to Namche Bazaar:

    After a hearty breakfast in Phakding, we begin our walk on the trail as it meanders through rolling terrain, past traditional stone houses, plowed fields and a forest of rhododendron, magnolia and giant fir-trees. The trail continues to ascend north from  the Dudh Kosi valley to Monjo, where it officially enters the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. We continue our walk and after some more ascends we should have our first glimpse of the summit of Everest appearing majestically behind the great ridge of Nuptse-Lhotse. We continue our walk until we reach Namche Bazaar, a prosperous Sherpa village and an important trading center in the Khumbu Region. Overnight at a Teahouse in Namche Bazaar.

    Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar:

    We wake up to the sunrise surrounded by snowy summits. Today is acclimatization day in Namche. The best way to spend an acclimatization day is to stay active by travelling high and sleeping low. We climb steeply out of Namche to the Everest View Hotel where we can get wonderful views of wonderful views of Everest and Ama Dablam. We can also trek to the surrounding villages of Thame and Khumjung. These short hikes are designed to give our body time to get used to high-altitude trekking. In the evening we can explore the colorful Namche bazaar filled with a variety of shops, restaurants and bakeries. Overnight at a Teahouse in Namche Bazaar.

    Trek to Tengboche Monastery:

    We continue along the trail as it turns northeast from Namche along a tributary valley. The route from Namche to Tengboche route is unbelievably beautiful as the Dudh Koshi river is far below and Thamserku, Kantega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Everest rise in front. As we continue our walk the mountain views start to open up, becoming more dramatic as we ascend to approach the holy ground of Tengboche which is surrounded by a protected juniper forest.The famous Tengboche Monastery sits on a top of a beautiful hill. We visit the famous Tengboche monastery and watch the sunset on the stunning  panorama of mountains surrounding us. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Ama Dablam provide a wonderful backdrop to the Tengboche villages. Overnight at teahouse in Tengboche.

    Trek to Dingboche:

    We enjoy the morning sun over the beautiful mountain panorama and start our walk towards Dingboche. We descend through the forest to Devoche and walk further to cross the rushing Imja River. We walk along the Imja valley with a stunning peak of Ama Dablam towering directly overhead. We continue along the trail as it ascends slowly up to the windswept potato fields of Dingboche village, the highest permanent Sherpa settlement in the Everest region. Overnight at a Teahouse in Dingboche.

    Acclimatization in Dingboche:

    Today is an acclimatization day in Dingboche. Our main aim of the day is to keep ourself and active to travel high and sleep slow. We take a short hike to Nangkartshang Peak a small summer settlement at 5100 m from where we can enjoy spectacular views of  mountains like Makalu, Lhotse, Chalotse, Tawoche and Ama Dablam. After enjoying the beautiful scenery we retrace our way back to Dingboche village. Today’s hike should help the body acclimatize more effectively, as the next three days of the trek become more challenging. Overnight at a Teahouse in Dingboche.

    Trek to Lobuche:

    Leaving Dingboche, The trail climbs steeply out and past a chorten. We gradually ascend the valley to reach Dugla at the end of the terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. We then take a short and steep ascent to Chukpo Lari, a poignant place where a line of memorials in tribute to the climbers who have died on Everest has been established. We can view a beautiful panorama of the peaks lying on the Nepal-Tibet border from here. The trail then eases and continues on towards Lobuche, a tiny hamlet with a few teahouses where the view is straight towards Nuptse. The sunset on Nuptse is not to be missed. Overnight at a teahouse in Lobuche.

    Trek to Gorakshep then hike to Everest Base Camp:

    Today's trekking is quite challenging due to the increasing altitude. We walk to the edge of the Khumbu Glacier and climb to the village of Gorak Shep, nestled under the soaring summits. We relax and get adjusted to the altitude before we take a hike to Everest Base Camp. After the rest at Gorak Shep we climb onto the lateral moraine of the Khumbu glacier. We climb the side of the glacier before finally descending onto the rocky glacial moraine itself. We then follow the winding trail through fascinating ice seracs to the glorious Everest Base Camp. In the spring, we can see many mountaineers in the camp preparing for the Everest Expedition. Although we cannot view mount Everest from here, the thrill of being in the base camp of the world highest mountain will fill us with the sense of accomplishment. After some pictures in the base camp, we will retrace our steps back to Gorak Shep. Overnight ata teahouse in Gorak Shep.

    Hike to Kalapathar and trek to Pheriche:

    We may not have viewed the Mount Everest from the Base camp yesterday, but todays hike to to the small peak of Kalapathar at 5,545m rewards with the magnificent close up view of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, along with other peaks. After enjoying the magnificent views, we return back to Gorak Shep and retrace our  way back to Lobuche for lunch and then continue descending down the valley to the lower altitude of Pheriche for the night. Overnight at teahouse in Pheriche.

    Trek back to Tyangboche hill:

    We walk along the trail climbing through the rhododendron forests bursting with flowers to reach the beautiful him top at Tengboche. Situated in picturesque settings,Tengboche hosts the main Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in the Khumbu region. We can enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the mountains and further observe the life in monastery Overnight at a teahouse in Tyangboche hill.

    Trek down to Namche Bazaar:

    Today, we retrace our way back following the winding trail to the vibrant Namche bazaar. Today’s hike full of descent with as the air continues to become more oxygen-rich. We continue along the Dudh Koshi river and complete our walk today with a gradually descend from Kyangjuma to Namche Bazaar. Visit shops, restaurants and bakeries in this beautiful Sherpa Town.  Overnight at a Teahouse in Namche Bazaar.

    Trek back to Lukla village:

    We leave Namche Bazaar and continue our descent. Today is our final walk in the beautiful Everest region, so we take lots of photographs of  Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam on the way. We continue downhill till Phakding from where we start ascending to Lukla. Lukla is known for end of the trek celebrations. We can enjoy the celebration and prepare for our early morning flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight at a teahouse in Lukla.

    Fly from Lukla airport to Kathmandu:

     We rise early for our flight back to Kathmandu. We will look at the magnificent mountains of the Everest region as we fly back to the vibrant Kathmandu City. After the transfer to our hotel in Kathmandu, we can either rest in the Kathmandu or explore the beautiful shops for souvenir shopping in Kathmandu. Clothing, embroidery, carpets and ceramics are all on offer here.  Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

    Flight reserve day/ Leisure at Kathmandu:

    Today is a leisure day in Kathmandu. This day is perfect day to explore the sites which we had missed earlier. We can also spend the day strolling near a pool side or relaxing at a spa in Kathmandu. Himalaya Advisor is always ready to provide with some fun ideas to spend the day.  The reminder of the day is at your leisure to shop or relax before your journey home. In the evening, Enjoy a final night in Kathmandu with a celebratory group dinner. Overnight in Kathmandu.

    Departure from Kathmandu:
    Today we transfer to the airport for homeward bound flights. We bid goodbye to the beautiful Himalayan nation as we recollect the wonderful memories of the past few weeks. Himalayan Advisor will love to serve you for your future trekking and tour plans in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.

    Trip Extention:

    You can always opt to extend your holiday in Nepal with activities like trekking, rafting and jungle Safari in Chitwan. Please let us know if you would like to extend your tour days or add up some destinations or some fun activities in Nepal to the tour. We would love to serve you for your optimum satisfaction during your visit in Nepal.
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    What is the best season to do the Everest Base Camp trekking?

    Autumn (Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May) are the considered to be the best seasons for the Everest Base Camp Trekking. The weather during the Spring is sunny and warm with outstanding views.  Autumn gets little colder than the springs, but the sky is the clearest and offers the most magnificent views.

    How difficult is the trek to Everest Base Camp? Can I do it?

    The trek to Everest Base Camp is considered to be moderately difficult. The trek takes you to the altitude of 5,550m and requires a 6-8 hour of walking on a day.The Everest Base Camp trekking itinerary from Himalaya discovery is designed for novice trekkers who are in good health with normal physical fitness. No previous experience trekking experience is necessary. So,  If you are in good health with normal physical fitness, you can make it to our Everest Base Camp trek.

    What is the maximum altitude  of the trek  and how is the risk of Acute Mountain Sickness?

    The maximum altitude during the trek is at Kalapathar at the altitude of 5,554m/18,192ft from the sea level. The Everest Base camp trek does carry significant risk of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and requires precautionary actions. Going up at higher altitudes too fast causes a medical condition serious enough to result in death. Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Himalayan Advisor.  Our treks are designed to lower the risk of Altitude sickness by enabling everyone to acclimatize to these altitudes, but you should be aware that it is still possible for you to be affected.

    What type of food can I expect during the trek?

    Most teahouses along the Everest Base Camp trail cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian food. The menu in the teahouses is varied, ranging fromtraditional Dal Bhat, Momo  and noodles to Pasta, tuna bakes and pizza. Thetown like Namche bazaar may offer you more variety with meat items and desserts like apple pies, pancakes and delicious pastries. You will find a lot of garlic on the menu which assists with acclimatization in the higher altitude.

    What are the clothing and equipment requirements during the Trek?

    The Himalayas are rather unpredictable where we could be exposed to bad weather at any time, so be prepared for all weathers and temperatures. The key to staying comfortable during the trek is by layering. Get versatile layers that mix and match to create the right amount of insulation, ventilation and weather protection.  We provide you with a detailed packing kit-list on your  registration. We are always available if you need advice.

    What type of Accomodation do I expect during the trek?

    The Everest Base camp trek is a tea house trekking and does not include camping. Except for one or two luxury hotels, most of the tea-house lodges are decent with basic facilities. You can expect a basic room with two beds, thin mattress, a pillow and a blanket for each. Bringing a sleeping bag is advisable as a blanket provided in the teahouse will not suffice. Most of the teahouse has squat toilet. The accommodation in the cities is at decent 3 star hotels with standard facilities.
    What happens if there is an emergency?

    Your safety and health is of paramount concerns to us. In case of emergency, we provide backup staff and helicopter rescue services. All our guides and leaders are well trained in first aid and mountain rescues. Any safety concerns are speedily dealt with.

    Environmental Concerns:

    Himalayan Advisor is highly concerned about the environment it operates on. We believe in protecting our natural environment and take utmost care that our actions do not harm the environment. We actively participate in environmental protection and preservation campaign and encourage everyone to do so. Our crew members are trained by Kathmandu Environmental and Education Project (KEEP)  for making our tours and trekking packages environment friendly for sustainable tourism in Nepal.

Departure Dates
Group: Trek to Everest base camp itinerary is designed based on group joining. If you want to private trip that also available.

Dates: Start date means your arrival day in Kathmandu and end date means final departure date from Kathmandu. This is group joining date but you can ask your private date. You can extend your time before or after the trip complete if necessary.

Price: The publish price are fixed per person yearly and in group joining basis. If you are single traveler you must pay extra cost of US$ 450.00 (If no group join) or if you prefer single accommodation US$ 100.00 will be extra on the given cost.

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