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Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Level
Easy
Destination
Nepal
Max Altitude
8848
Trip Duration
16 Days

Overview

Everest base camp trek is one of the very popular trekking trips in Everest region. This trek takes you to the base of world’s top Mountain Everest. Everest base camp trek starts from Lukla and reach to Tengboche monastery on the way it complete the romantic journey of beautiful places such as Phakding, Jorsale, Namche bazaar and Syangboche. During the Everest base camp trek Tengboche monastery provide relief to the trekkers with stunning glimpse of beautiful mountains such as Everest (8848m.), Lhotse (8516m.), Amadablam (6812m.), Nuptse (7855m.), Island peak (6189m.), Kongde Himal (6200m.), Thamserku (6430m.), and Khumbila (5761m.). Beside the stunning glimpse of the mountains this monastery is also famous for Mani Rimdu festival which is the important festival of Sherpa. During the time of Mani Rimdu festival this monastery is artistically decorated and large number of Sherpa people around the Khumbu region gathers there to celebrate Mani Rimdu festival.

After enjoying in the Tengboche monastery trek climb to Pangboche, sites of Khumbu’s oldest Gompa where a yeti scalp and hand relic are displayed. From Pangboche trek follows the Imja Khola which leads east towards the high settlements of Dingboche and Chhukung. The Mountain viewpoint of Chhukung offers superb views of the ice draped southern face of the Lhotse to Nuptse massif. From the confluence of the Imja Khola and Lobuche Khola, the left hand route climbs gradually to Pheriche an unimpressive settlement with tea shops and trekkers’ medical post. From there trek finally reach to Everest base camp which offer striking views of beautiful mountains such as Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Island peak, Lobuche peak and Kwangde.

Everest base camp trekking is also famous for local culture and festivals. Main ethnic people of this region are Sherpa who follow Buddhist religion and live their own unique life style with their own culture and festivals. Trekking routes of Everest base camp pass the important typical villages of Sherpa where trekkers can know and experience the Sherpa culture and religion. Moreover in Everest region there are numerous colorful Monasteries, Gompas, Chörtens and Mani walls which will give the sacred feeling to the trekkers.

Highlights of the trek, stunning glimpse of beautiful mountains such as Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Nuptse, Island (6189m.), Kongde Himal, Thamserku, and Khumbila. Sherpa culture and festivals, Monasteries, Gompas, Mani walls, Chörtens, Flora and Fauna of Sagarmatha national park.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu- 1350m/4,428ft.  Meet and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Trip preparation in Kathmandu.  Overnight hotel.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla. Begin trek to Phakding (2652m/8,700ft).
Day 4: Trek to Namche (3440m/11,284ft ).
Day 5: Namche – Acclimatization Day (hike to Thame or Khude Khumjung)
Day 6: Trek to Tyangboche (3870m/12,694ft).
Day 7: Trek to Dingboche (4100m/13,076ft).
Day 8: Dingboche – Acclimatization day  (hike towards Chukung Ri)
Day 9: Trek to Lobuche (4930m/16,172ft ),
Day 10: Trek to Gorekshep (5160m/16,929ft ). Visit Everest Base Camp (5357m/17,575ft).
Day 11: Early morning climb to Kala Patthar (5545m/18,192ft), Trek back to Pangboche (3860m/12,664ft),
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazzar. (3440m/11,284ft).
Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2800m/9,184ft) , 6/7 hrs
Day 14: Early morning fly Lukla to Kathmandu.  Overnight hotel. Farewell dinner.
Day 15: A leisure day. Overnight hotel
Day 16: Final departure transfer

Cost Details

  • Airport - hotel -airport pickup and drop by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
  • Four nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Plan as per category.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle as per itinerary.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking period prepared by our cook with Tea and coffee.
  • Local fresh fruits where available.
  • Surface Transport to and from Kathmandu.
  • Twin sharing tented camp accommodation and equipment during the camping trek. (We will provide waterproof two men tents, dining tents, kitchen gears, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent etc.)
  • Manaslu Circuit area Trekking map, one in a group.
  • Trekking porter /Sherpa to carry your bags during the trekking 2:1, max 20 KG baggage/porter.
  • All camping gears and necessary staffs for carrying, cooking and building camps.
  • A local government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek, required number of cook, porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine, transportation.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
  • Boiled and purify drinking water for the trek.
  • All required special trekking permits and conservation fees.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System).
  • All government taxes and our service charges.
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel insurance (Mandatory).
  • International airfare and date change or ticket re issuance charges.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
  • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone calls and internet service.Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Sightseeing/Monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Any others expenses not mentioned on package Includes section.
  • Notes:Your Travel insurance.

Equiment Checklist

  • Sunglasses
  • Scarf
  • Hat
  • Down Jacket

Map

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Departure Dates

No fixed departures.