Everest Base Camp Trek - 11 Days

Nepal also called the land of mountains has always been noted by its flattering natural beauties which spread from Himalayan to terai. The landlocked country got so many things to offer to the explorer from all over the world seeking adventure. Trekking through the Himalayas has always been the key attraction to the trekkers. The highest mountain of the world ranging 8848m lies in Nepal which has attracted considerable attention and climbing attempts from climbers. It has always been an addiction for climbers to reach the peak, more like an achievement.

Overview

A trek to Everest Base Camp is one of the most admired trekking destinations in Nepal. Every year tourists visit Nepal mainly to join the trail to Everest Base Camp. The route to Everest Base Camp provides pleasure to the eyes. The snow-capped mountains, ancient monasteries, and the culture of Sherpa make the journey happening and fun.

Trek to Everest Base Camp will add the glorious memory to your trekking diary. You can have a luxurious trek to the camp if you are willing to expend a bit more in your budget. We can outline a luxurious trek providing the accommodations you need. You can have a thrilling experience at Lukla airport from where you will take off your journey.

Everest Base Camp Altitude Map
Everest Base Camp Altitude Map

Trip Highlights:

  • Rugged Sherpa culture.
  • Ancient monasteries.
  • Sagarmatha national park on the way.
  • Suspension bridges spanning chasm of thin air.
  • Dudh koshi river and pine forest.
  • Sunrise and sunset over Himalayas.
  • One of the Popular trek in Nepal
  • Thrilling experience at lukla airport.
  • Flattering views from the flight.

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival and explore Kathmandu:

After you arrive in TIA, our representative will be waiting for you to guide through the streets of Kathmandu and reach to your selected hotel. In the evening you can roam the local areas nearby the hotel and the heritages nearby. You can go through the maps and outlines of the trip at night.

Day 2
Kathmandu Valley Exploration

After Breakfast at Hote, you will escort for sightseeing with our city Guide. Today, you will visit Durbar Square, Stupas, Monastries, and many heritage monuments. Back to the hotel.

Day 3
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding(2886m), 3 hours.

Early in the morning, you will get a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla that will be around 40 min. During the flight, you will experience view of snow-capped mountains. After landing in Lukla airport, you will start your trek towards Phakding which will be around 3 hours. Passing through views of rhododendron you will reach Phakding and there lies your hotel for the night.

Day 4
Trek to Namche Bazaar(3440m) and explore. 6 hours.

Today the walk begins to Namche bazaar which is the main trading area for the villagers of the Khumbu region. You will be crossing over Monjo village. After a few walks, you will see the entry part of Sagarmatha National Park. Continuing the walk the path is steeper and then you will reach Namche Bazaar. You will be having a night in the lodge here. The rest of the day you can visit the Sherpa museum in the bazaar.

Day 5
Acclimatization Day

You can also visit the Everest View Hotel which is an hour of walk away. From here you can witness the platonic views of various mountains nearby.

Day 6
Trek from Namche bazaar to Tengboche(3820m), 6 hours.

Today you will start off your walk towards Kuanjuma to Phungi Tenga viewing Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, etc. On the way, you can find Himalayan Thar, musk deer, etc. You will even see the oldest monastery of the region – the Tengboche monastery. Your hotel room will be ready for the night.

Day 7
Tengboche to Dingboche 4360m., 5-6 hours.

After the morning breakfast, you will be heading through the forest, cross Imjakholan, and the walk towards Pangboche village where you can perceive the pine trees and monasteries. You will also catch the sight of Amadablam. Few hours of the walk ahead then you will reach Dingboche. Your stay for the nights will be ready there.

Day 8
Dingboche-Duglha-Lobuche 4910 m. 5 hours.

Today you will head towards duglha passing Khumbu Khola valley. The route will pass through Phulung karpo with a mesmerizing glimpse of Mt Pumori and many others. After reaching Duglha, the route starts steeper to the Khumbu glacier then you will end your day relaxing in the lodge with local foods and hot baths.

Day 9
Lobuche-Gorak Shep(5180m) 3 hours.-Everest Base Camp(5360m), 3hours.

Today you will make a trek of 8 to 9 hours heading towards Gorak shep passing through Lobuche. The deeper you go, the clear scenes of Mt Everest you get. Moving forward the route is steeper to Thangma Riju. On the way, you can see the stone memorial built in the memory of climbers who lost their lives climbing Mt Everest. You will be spending some time in Everest base camp and explore the views and then descend back to Gorakshep for your hotel. At the base camp, you will see the climbers getting ready to climb the Everest.

Day 10
Climb Kalapaththar 5555m., 3 hours- Return to Phiriche 4200m.

Early morning, we will climb to Kalapaththar for the excellent views of Mt. Everest with sunrise. After taking memorable pictures, we will return to Gorakshep. We will take hot breakfast there and slowly return to Pheriche via Lobuche.

Day 11
Trek to Namche Bazaar via Khumjung 3440m. 6-7 hours.

After having your breakfast your trek for 6 to 7 hour begin. You will trek down following the paths of hillside and forest. You can have your lunch either in Pangboche or a bit away at Phunli Tenga as per your hunger. Then your route follows the Dudh Koshi gorge. On the way down you will enjoy the wildlife of the mountain region. Passing a Chorten, you will reach the army camp at Namche Bazaar. You can view Lhotse here and spend the cozy night in the hotel.

Day 12
Trek from Namche bazaar to Lukla(2800m)

Early morning, you will begin your trek to reach the Lukla airport passing through the magical glimpse of nature and Sherpa village, you will spend your night in the luxurious hotel in Lukla with good food and cozy sleep.

Day 13
Fly Back to Kathmandu

You will be taking a flight of 40 min from Lukla airport returning back to Kathmandu. After you land in Kathmandu our representatives will drop you to your selected hotel.

Day 14
Departure from Kathmandu

Our representative will help you reach to TIA by arranging you a farewell lunch and help you at the airport to fly you back to your place. If you want to plan further trips in Nepal then we will help you in that as well.

Cost Included

  • Airport pick up and drop by tourist car
  • Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide
  • Trekking Permit and TIMS permit
  • Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks
  • First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters
  • Tea House accommodation during the trek
  • All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles
  • Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, insurance, equipment.
  • Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to be returned after trek)
  • Government Taxes and paper works

Cost Excluded

  • International airfare and Nepal Visa Fee
  • Food in Kathmandu accept Breakfast
  • Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, Bar bills)
  • Temple/Monastery entrance fees
  • Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of the trek
  • Travel Insurance and rescue flights
  • Late arrival and late departure extra night
  • Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)
  • Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)
What We Need?

Day pack for your personal important things
Good Trekking Boots & Camping shoes/sandal
Socks-polypropylene, Down Jacket
Fleece-shirts, trekking trousers
Shorts, Swimwear, Sun Hat, Woolen cap
Nylon Windbreaker, Gloves, Snow Gaiters
Sleeping Bag, Rain cost
Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
Toiletries/soap, Toilet paper, Sunblock
Travel Towel, Wet-wipes
Personal Medication, Sunglasses
Camera & lenses, Memory cards
GPS Tracking Units may be helpful, Altimeter
Book/music player/pack of cards
A plastic bag for waste, Energy/snack bars

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Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Facts

  • Tourist Vehicle, domestic flight
  • 1-20
  • 5555m.
  • Hotel and Tea House Lodges
  • Moderate
  • Kathmandu Airport
  • Kathmandu Airport
  • Autumn & Spring
  • Trained Trekking Guide
  • Trekking
  • 3 Meals a Day
  • English