Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Duration: 16 Days

Overview

  • Difficulty LevelStrenuous
  • Trip ModeTea House
  • Best TimeOctober - May
  • Max Altitude5,548 m

Everest Base Camp Trek - The Ultimate Lifetime Adventure in the Himalayas

Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular and once in a lifetime adventure destination. Trekking to the Base Camp of Mt. Everest is the ultimate adventure route and goal for trekkers around the globe. The Himalayan vista is simply awe-inspiring with ancient ornate monasteries amid the staggering glaciers and glistening peaks around. Obviously, the fascinating Sherpa people, their culture, and tradition add more charm to this historical journey to Everest base camp elevation of 5364 meters (17598 feet ) above the sea level.

Less Trodden Route to Everest Base Camp

We take an exciting flight to STOL airport of Lukla to start the guided adventure hike to the Mt Everest base camp in Nepal, the ultimate lifetime adventure in the Himalaya. Trekking next to the Dudh Koshi River, we hike up to the buzzing Sherpa Capital of Namche Bazaar. We stay two nights at Namche Bazzar with an exploration hike around to ensure the proper acclimation. Besides that, we follow the less trodden route to Dingboche exploring the hidden valley of Khumjung, Mongla, and Phortse. No doubt our expertly crafted hiking Everest region trek route explore the unspoiled corners of the Khumbu region. Obviously, most of the classic EBC Kalapathar trekkers simply miss it.

Journey to mt. Everest Base Camp Trek- the great challenge and achievement. Ultimate adventure thrill of being so close to the world's highest peak.

The alpine scenery becomes more rugged as we hike above the tree line along the Khumbu glacier moraines to Gorak Shep via Lobuche. The climb to the Mount Everest base camp over the elevation of 5300 meters on the boulder-strewn moraines can be challenging and difficult at some points. Nonetheless, it is very much rewarding for the sense of great achievement. Furthermore, we hike up to the Kalapathar peak at 5545 meters, the highest point on our entire Everest base camp hiking trip. From where we capture the great views of the mt. Everest with stunning Himalayan vista - never to be forgotten. On our return, we walk down to Lukla via the Pheriche and Thyangboche monastery a different trail than we climb up. The great thing about our Everest base camp trekking itinerary is that we continue our exploration and enjoy the diverse angle views even on our way back to Lukla.

Hiking to the Base Camp of Mt. Everest with Proper Safety

We ensure that you are accompanied by our experienced and medically trained competent trek guide along with enough crew at the best valued Everest base camp package trek cost. Most importantly we trek with proper safety back up like Oxygen Cylinder or Portable Altitude Chamber. Certainly, safety on top of any agenda while organizing the adventure journey to the base camp of Mt. Everest. In fact, we go with responsible trek guidelines to have 1 Trekker: 1 Porter to ensure your personal porter carrying less weight. Obviously, we feel proud of our valued trekkers to share the benefit of tourism with many more local people. In practice, all other tour operators around the world share a porter between 2 or 3 trekkers with a heavyweight. Base on our years' long experience and propers safety back up, we are confident to make your trip to the Everest base camp the safe and a trip of a lifetime.

Beside this base camp trek, we also offer short hiking in the Everest region like 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return or 14 Days Everest Base Camp Hiking journey to the Island Peak Climbing which is the combination of EBC trek with climb of 6189 meters peak, most popular trekking peak in Everest region.

Everest Base Camp Itinerary:

Guideline detail day by day Everest base camp trek itinerary with elevation, walking hours, and daily activities. We explore less trodden regions on the way to base camp allowing more time for proper acclimatization and return from different routes. We ensure the safe and great adventure holiday of a lifetime with proper safety back up.

  • 1 Day
    Arrive Kathmandu / Welcome dinner with ethnic cultural program.
    • Hotel
    • Welcome Dinner
    • 1340 m
    • Car
    • Airport pick up

    Your trek group leader will in Kathmandu Airport to welcome and transfer you to the hotel. On the way to the Hotel, enjoy the short fun drive through the maze streets of an ancient city.

    • On arrival at the hotel, short info on the hotel and city.
    • Time to explore Kathmandu or rest on the earlier arrival 
    • Traditional Nepali Group welcome dinner(know your fellow trekkers).

  • 2 Day
    Cultural tours to Buddhist Shrine and Hindu Cremation site / Trek preparation.
    • Hotel
    • Tour at 9 am
    • Breakfast
    • 1340 m
    • Hiace
    • City Tour & Trek Briefing

    Today would be the most exhilarating day to explore the most pious Hindu and Buddhist religious places in Kathmandu. Both of them and listed in the world heritage sites and elucidates to you the entire mysticism over its existence.

    • Breakfast and be ready for the thrilling tour.
    • Visit Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa
    • Trek briefing in the afternoon 
    • Collect the required Trek gear from Company

  • 3 Day
    Fly to (2,800 m / 9,186 ft) Trek to Phakding (2,600 m/8,530 ft) Walk 3 hrs.
    • Teahouse
    • B L D Tea Coffee & Drinking Water
    • 2650 m
    • Plane
    • Trekking

    Around 3 hours easy walk on the legendary trekking trail through the traditional Sherpa villages. Enjoy the view of the stunning Dudh Koshi gorge, the landscape, and the deep valley is unique.

    • Flight to Lukla airstrip @ 2840 m on a twin-otter plane 
    • A wonderful hike crossing the stunning Himalayan settlements.
    • The eye-catching farming terraces on the backdrop of the deep gorge 
    • Spend a night at Phakding with a private twin bedroom
    • Dinners of your choice, of course, your guide suggests you in a selection of safe food.
    • Dinner time briefing with several fascinating local descriptions.

  • 4-5 Day
    Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m / 11,318 ft) walk approx 7 hrs. Acclimatisation rest day.
    • Tea House
    • B, L, D, Tea, Coffee & Drinking water
    • 3440 m
    • Trekking

    A day of steady hike to Namche Bazzar, great adventure days of a lifetime starts. it’s far more than just simply trekking. Our body needs time to adjust to the thin air available as we climb higher.  Thus we hike slowly with plenty of breaks and making sure we are drinking enough on the way.

    • Wake up call in the morning as set by your trek guide.
    • Lunch on the way after 3 hours of gentle walking
    • Dare to cross some renowned high suspension bridges
    • Soaring cliffs at the backdrop of the deep gorge are simply awe-inspiring
    • Stunning view of Thamserku, Kusum Kangroo, and Holy black Khumbiyela mountain next to Namche simply mesmerizing.

    Acclimatization:

    • Few hours of a sensational hike around Namche for proper acclimatization.
    • The stunning profile of the alluring mountain, extensive green hills with the Tibetan-Buddhist culture, and tradition.
    • Take Photos of the territory of the yaks is charismatic.
    • Dare to capture the first view of Mt Everest ( 8848.86 m) right at your Nose.

  • 6 Day
    Trek to Phortse Village (3,810 m / 12,500ft) walk approx 6 hrs.
    • Tea House
    • B, L, D, Tea, Coffee & Drinking water
    • 3810 m
    • Less Trodden Route

    We follow the less trodden route to the base camp of Everest via the Phorste village, almost a hidden village on Khumbu valley.

    • Great mesmerizing ridge walk of Mong-La with spectacular mountain views.
    • Picturesque terrace village of Photse to spend the night. Don't miss to take the photo of the mighty Cho Oyu, another 8000 m peak in this region

  • 7-8 Day
    Dingboche (4,360 m / 14,304ft) walk approx 6 - 7 hrs / exploration rest day.
    • Tea House
    • B, L, D, Tea, Coffee & Drinking water
    • 4360 m
    • Remote route

    Leaving Phortse we take the high trail, considered to be one of the most beautiful trails with outstanding views of the enormous mountains and deep valleys. Dingboche, situated at the foot of soaring Amadablam Mountain is another attraction.

    • A beautiful walk with the most beautiful view.
    • Chances to witness the musk deer, mountain goats, and different birds
    • Effortless walk to Pangbuche and fabulous lunch at Somare village.
    • View of countless other neighboring mountains that are hidden from Namche view.

    Acclimatisation rest day @ Dingboche

    • Morning excursion for acclimatization after breakfast.
    • 360 degree Mountain View including Island peak and Makalu (world’s 5th highest mountain).
    • From the point of excursion, bird’s eye view of Imja valley and Dingboche village.

  • 9 Day
    Lobuche (4,910 m / 16,108 ft) walk approx 4-5 hrs.
    • Tea House
    • B, L, D, Tea, Coffee & Drinking water
    • 4910 m
    • Trekking

    Away from the tree line area, gradual ascent is recommended. Today is another beautiful walk where mountains like Cholatse, Lobuche, and Pumori unfold before us in this contrasting and spectacular landscape.

    • Gradual up walk in the wide Himalayan meadow is peaceful.
    • Walking up to the memorial plateau with hundreds of memorial built after the people who met with tragedy in different mountains of Everest is remarkable.
    • Getting to Lobuche a small settlement at the foot of Lobuche peak is significant.

  • 10 Day
    Gorak Shep (5,288 m /17,349 ft) walk approx 3 hrs / excursion to Everest base camp (5,360 m/17,585 ft) walk approx 5 hrs.
    • Tea House
    • B, L, D, Tea, Coffee & Drinking water
    • 5288 m
    • Hike EBC @ 5360 m

    Today we are heading to the last teahouse post before the Everest base camp. Gorak Shep which is a Base Camp earlier takes about 3 hrs to get, walk on an undulating trail of the rocky moraine. The stunning parades of peaks including Pumari (7,145 m), Lingtren (6,697 m), Nuptse (7,745 m), and of course Everest (8,848.86 m) surround this last outpost.

    Highlights:

    • Spectacular view of the Khumbu Ice Fall besides soaring mountains.
    • Excursion to Everest Base Camp after lunch.
    • The view of the base camp and the blue ice pinnacles of an Icefall is astonishing.
    • Challenging but very rewarding walk to and fro from base camp.

  • 11 Day
    Morning climb to Kalapathar (5,545 m /18,192ft) approx walk 4 hrs. And trek back to Pheriche (4,240 m/13,901ft), walk approx 4 - 5 hrs.
    • Tea House
    • B, L, D, Tea, Coffee & Drinking water
    • 4240 m
    • Hike Kalapathar @ 5545 m

     Now is the time for an epic climb to Kalapathar, the point to value your dream, and the sensational Himalayan vistas all around. The climb is not easy but the view from the top surpasses the wildest imagination. After making historic success to Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar, we will descend to the Himalayan settlement of Pheriche.

    • Phenomenal sunrise view.
    • A very rewarding moment being at 5545 m with an exceptional panoramic view.

  • 12 Day
    Hike down Namche via different route: walk approx 6 -7 hrs
    • Tea House
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Drinking water
    • 3440 m
    • Descend down

    Getting back to the tree line area we retrace our steps back to Pangboche with still much to see at Tyangbuche Monastery. Being it a pious Buddhist settlement, the wildlife is unharmed so there is a possibility to encounter some wild animals such as musk deer, mountain goats, Pheasants.

    • Effortless walk to Tyengbuche monastery, the most active monastery in the Everest region.
    • Visit the Monastery and lighting the butter lamp is an incredible experience.
    • Witness the untold history and the activities of Tyengbuche.
    • Give yourself a break at Namche either with a drink or buying souvenirs.

  • 13-14 Day
    Retrace to Lukla (2,860 m) via Phakding.
    • Tea House
    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Drinking water
    • 2860 m
    • Last day of Trekking

    We retrace down the way through the rhododendron forest to the valley floor to follow the Dudh Koshi downhill and then out of the national park to the village of Phakding.

    Now it’s time to recall our moment, the day we started with all the hopes and excitements. Through the valley of Dudh Koshi, we get to Lukla finishing this exhilarating journey.

    • Being it a last night fun activities follows with dancing, eating, drinking and tipping.

  • 15 Day
    Lukla to Kathmandu and free day
    • Hotel
    • Breakfast
    • 1340 m
    • Plane
    • Rest Day / self exploration

    We take the thrilling flight to Kathmandu. Hotel transfer and free day for shopping or take a rest before boarding the international flight back home.

  • 16 Day
    Trip ends / Airport transfer.
    • Breakfast
    • Airport transfer

    It is time to fly back home keeping all the exhilarating Everest base camp trek of a lifetime experience in mind. Your leader will be there to assist you to transport you to the Airport.

Trip Inclusion

  • Customize airport transfer as per the flight details.
  • Standard hotel stays on a twin share BB plan in Kathmandu as per the EBC trek itinerary.
  • Choice & Full board meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinking water, Tea, Coffee water on trek.
  • Oxygen Cylinder with regulator and comprehensive First Aid medical kit.
  • Responsible & Ethical trekking policy of 1 TREKKER: 1 POTTER ensure porter carrying less weight
  • Accommodation at a clean and comfortable tea house or lodge.
  • Welcome Group dinner with Nepali cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
  • Guided city tour for half day with entrance permit as listed in the EBC trip plan.
  • Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu flight with airport transfer
  • Use of company quality trekking gear for free - sleeping bag, fleece liner, down jacket, rain poncho as required.
  • Permanent and professional trekking Guide to lead your trip who is well trained in Wilderness First Aid Medicine.
  • Assistant trekking guides and trek crew with proper gear and insurance.
  • Mount Everest base camp trekking map.
  • Complimentary Mountain Monarch's Trek Duffle bag, EBC trek map, and T-shirts.
  • TIMS  / VDC and Sagarmatha park entry fees.
  • Nepal entry Visa fees
  • International Airfare and any of your Travel Insurance
  • All drinks and main meals in cities.
  • Tips and Items of personal nature like a phone call, a hot shower, laundry, etc.

Cost and Dates

Everest Base Camp Trip Dates:

Plan to join the adventure journey to the Everest base camp at the elevation of 5364 meters. We have many fixed departure dates for the year 2021 and 2022 to join the group trekking experience. We offer the most inclusive trek package at the best affordable cost.

 

Start DateEnd DateStatusPrice 
04 Sep, 202119 Sep, 2021AvailableUS$1750
18 Sep, 202103 Oct, 2021AvailableUS$1750
25 Sep, 202110 Oct, 2021AvailableUS$1750

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