Everest Base Camp Trek
- Opportunity to explore the beautiful Khumbu region
- Opportunity to experience the unique lifestyle and culture of people living in Khumbu region
- Sightseeing of the highest mountain of the world
- Sightseeing of the gateway of Everest, Namche Bazar
- Sightseeing of wide variety of flora and fauna found in this region
Mt. Everest, the highest mountain of the world standing at a height of 8848m is the world’s highest mountain and a major tourist destination of our country. Trekkers from every corner of the world wish to go on a trek to the tallest mountain and view the world from this mountain. Everest base camp trek takes the trekkers to the heart of Mt. Everest, the base camp of Everest from where you can see a crystal-clear view of some of the highest mountain ranges of the world.
Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most famous and demanding treks of the world. This trek is designed for those trekkers and mountain li who wish to trekkers and mountain lovers who are not physically fit but wish to see the majestic mountain, Everest from a closer view. Namche Bazar, Tengboche Monastery, Kala Patthar, Sagarmatha National Park, Everest Base Camp and huge Himalayan glaciers are some of the major attractions of the Everest Base Camp trek.
Everest Base Camp trek starts with a scenic flight to the Khumbu region. You will be taken to Lukla from where we will start our trek and trek following the route of Dudhkoshi river to reach the famous Sagarmatha National Park. This park is the home of thousands of species of animals and birdsalong with different kinds of medicinal herbs including the rare Yarshagumba (Cordyceps Sinesis). We will then continue our trek to reach the gateway of Everest, Namche Bazar. Trekking ahead with the magnificent views of Himalayan ranges will lead us to the ancient and beautiful Thyangboche monastery. Continuing ahead on the trail will lead us to the base camp of Everest and then to the Kala Patthar which is the final destination of our trek. One can get an opportunity to see the spectacular panoramic view of mountain ranges including Everest, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, Manaslu, Makalu and many other beautiful mountains.
Please refer to the itinerary for further information:
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m):
Namaste and welcome to the country of Nepal. You will be welcomed by our representative in the Tribhuvan International Airport and then transferred to our hotel in Kathmandu. At evening, you will be welcomed by an authentic Nepalese cuisine in one of the typical Nepalese restaurants of Thamel and then we will do a briefing about the itinerary of our trip. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing including Bhaktapur and Lalitpur:
After an early morning breakfast, we will head towards the beautiful and ancient places of Kathmandu valley which includes the world heritage sites, temples, places and other many beautiful things. Talking about Kathmandu, this place is a paradise to the tourists of all over the world and one can get an opportunity to relax his/her body form head to toe by doing the sightseeing of some of the iconic things of the world. You will be taken to Pashupatinath temple which is one of the most religious and historical temples of Kathmandu. Thousands of devotees from Nepal, India and all over the world come to this ancient temple for their rituals and celebrations. After the visit of Pashupatinath, we will drive for 15-20 minutes to do the sightseeing of Bouddhanath stupa. After exploring these historical monuments, we will be doing the sightseeing of ancient Durbar squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur. Visiting Lalitpur and Bhaktapur will give you an opportunity to see the living goddess, Kumari and explore the ancient streets filled with arts and architects. A refreshing evening walk on the streets of Thamel and Basantapur will make you feel Kathmandu a really cool and historical place and you will also explore lots of new things in these streets. At afternoon, we will be back to our hotel and do the briefing of Everest Expedition trip. You will be guided about some of the important rules and suggestions for the trip such as what is your responsibility, what to do and what not to do on the trek? You will be then introduced to your fellow expedition staffs and guides and relax the hotel after dinner. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Mountain flight to Lukla (2800m) and Trek to Phakding (2600m):
You will take an early morning flight to Lukla. This 25minute short mountain flight gives you a pre-opportunity to do the sightseeing of Himalayan ranges from the aircraft. Once you reach Lukla you will take a short break and then trek to Phakding which takes about 3 hours. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m):
Today is going to be an exciting day of our trip as we will trek along the bank of DudhKoshi river. We will trek to the gateway of Everest, Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar also known as the “Thamel of Everest” is a luxurious valley in the Khumbu region which has a numerous number of hotels, restaurants, lodges, spas, Atm’s and other many luxurious things. We will then trek to Manjo and then check for a permit and stay overnight at a tea house lodge.
Day 05: Acclimatization in Namche Bazar:
Today is our acclimatization day and we will do the sightseeing of different nearby authentic villages of Thame and Khumjung. Exploring these villages and trails will give you an opportunity to view some of the beautiful snowcapped Himalayan peaks including Mt. Thamaserku(6608 m), Ama-Dablam (6856 m), Mt. Lhotse (8510m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Island Peak (6189m), Tobuche (6367m) and many other beautiful mountain ranges. Overnight at a tea house lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Thengboche:
We will trek about 5hrs to reach Thengboche from Namche Bazar. We will start our trek early in the morning and trek along with the magnificent views of mountain ranges including Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, Amadablam and the highest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest. We will take a steep descent towards a bridge over Dudhkoshi river and cross the dense rhododendron forests to reach Thengboche. You can do the sightseeing the largest monastery of Khumbu region, Thyangboche monastery which is one of the ancient monasteries of Khumbu region and offers the superb views of Everest.Overnight at Thengboche.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche:
We will be walking about 5hrs to reach Dingboche leaving Tengboche behind. This is first going to be an easy descent through the dense forests and then we will cross a suspension bridge over the Imja Kola. We will then start the bit difficult and steady climb to Pheriche and then to Pangboche. You will be strolling through the ancient houses of Sherpa people and you will also get an awesome opportunity to explore the ancient monasteries and stupas of this place. Trekking ahead via ancient Sherpa settlements will take us to Dingboche where we will acclimatize to adapt on the higher altitudes. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 08: DingbocheAccimilatization day:
We will be taking rest to acclimatize on the higher altitudes on today’s day. You will get an option to hike to Nangkartshang Ri which stands at a height of 5070m above the sea level. This place offers the visitors with the superb views of magnificent Himalayan ranges includingLhotse, Island Peak, Kali Himal, Amadablam and a pre-opportunity to do the sightseeing of Everest. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche:
We will be walking about 5hrs to reach Lobuche. The trail is a bit challenging as we will be trekking in higher altitudes. Trekking for 3hrs will take us to the Memorial Camp after passing the steep trails. We will continue our trail and reach Lobuche. One can get an opportunity to visit the Italian Base Camp and view the magnificent Himalayan ranges including Pumori and Nuptse. You will also see the famous Khumbu glacier. Overnight at a Tea house.
Day 10: Lobuche to EBC – Gorakshep:
After the breakfast we will walk down to Lobuche and join the famous Everest Base Camp route. We will then walk in the Khumbu valley alongside of Khumbu Glacier to reach Gorakshep. Overnight at Tea house / Lodge
Day 11: Gorakshep to Pheriche:
We will wake up early in the morning and trek to Kalapatthar, one of the famous view point of Khumbu region which offers a closer view of mountain ranges including the highest mountain of the world. After the sightseeing we will be back to the camp and then trek down to Pheriche. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 12: Pheriche to Thengboche:
This day consists of walking about 5 hrs starting with sunshine great views of the Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse and AmaDablam. There is a steep descent towards a bridge over the DudhKosi at (3250m), which is deepest valley after Namche and before Base Camp. Then we will be climbing up a zigzagging path through rhododendron bushes. Some superb mountain view towards Tengboche, Overnight at Tea house / Lodge
Day 13: Tengboche to Namche Bazar:
Trekking about 5 hours will take us to the gateway of Everest, Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar, the gateway of Everest is a beautiful to stroll and relax as there are a number of luxurious hotels, bars, restaurants, spas, etc. Overnight at a Tea house lodge.
Day 14: Namche Bazar to Lukla:
We will trek back to Lukla today. We will finish our great journey at about 6 hours from the highest mountain. Overnight at tea house lodge
Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu:
Early morning fly back to Kathmandu. You will have a free day for shopping and you can also explore the streets of Kathmandu.
Day 20: Departure day:
Today will be the last day of our trip. You will be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport and then departure to your respective country.