Everest Base Camp Trek offers a combination of nature and culture along with adventure which can be a life-changing experience just beneath the giant Mount Everest (Sagarmatha). You will discover a land where the people and the environment are as timeless as the mighty Himalayas surrounding you.
The world’s highest mountain, Everest (8848 m.) or Sagarmatha (the Nepali name for Everest) Lhotse (8516 m.), Cho-Oyu (8188 m.), Ama Dablam (8201 m.), and Pumori (7161 m). The region contains numerous routes. The route offers verities of scenic spots and an astounding setting of local communities. Which, we believe would be the best entertaining segment of the trek.
Day 1: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding.
Day 2: Phakding to Namche.
Day 3: Rest and Acclimatization.
Day 4: Namche to Tengboche.
Day 5: Tengboche to Dingboche.
Day 6: Rest and Acclimatization.
Day 7: Dingboche to Lobhuje.
Day 8: Lobhuje to Gorak Shep.
Day 9: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar and explore the base camp, return to Pheriche.
Day 10: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar.
Day 11: Namche Bazaar to Lukla.
Day 12: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu/ Namecheap.
Fly to Lukla, an airstrip to the south of the region better known as the ‘Gateway to Everest’. Trek for about two and a half hours to Phakding. This is a beautiful mountain village surrounded by tall hills in the Dudh Koshi River Valley which lies north of Lukla. The village is a relaxing stop for the first night of your trek. There are plenty of guesthouses and lodges with private bathrooms and hot showers.
Beyond Monjo/ Phakding is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park at the Jorsale checkpoint. Permits are checked here. The trail that followed the Dudh Koshi River starts going uphill from the suspension bridge just a few minutes from Jorsale. After a 3 hour hike, Namche Bazaar is reached.
Acclimatization or rest day at Namche. Namache is a beautiful village with interesting shops and sellers, fabulous food, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You could be rewarded with spectacular Himalayan sunrise and views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse – the fourth highest peak in the world, and the beautiful Ama Dablam if you hike above the town early in the morning.
Leaving Namche Bazaar, the trail follows the valley of Imja Khola with spectacular views of Thamserku, Kangtega, and Ama Dablam mountains, and dominating the skyline ahead are the giants, Lhotse and Everest. The most common night halt after Namche is at the top of a steep climb from the Imja Khola at Tengboche.
Following the Imja Khola from Tengboche, the trail ascends through Pangboche until Pheriche or Dingboche is reached, where the day’s trek ends.
Acclimatization or rest day at Dingboche. Dingboche is a beautiful village with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You could be rewarded with spectacular Himalayan sunrise and views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse – the fourth highest peak in the world, and the beautiful Ama Dablam if you hike above the town early in the morning. You can get medicines if you have any problems.
From Dingboche walk leads to Lobuche which sits on the lateral moraine of the Khumbu glacier.
With an early morning start, we trek ascend Kala Pattar (5623 m.) and enjoy famous views of the Himalayas, without having to climb Everest! That evening we camp beneath Kala Patthar at Gorak Shep (5182 m).
With an early morning start, we trek ascend Kala Pathar (5600 m.) and enjoy famous views of the Himalayas, without having to climb Everest! That evening we camp beneath Kala Patthar at Gorak Shep (5182 m.). Trek to Pheriche.
Trek to down to Namche Bazaar.
Trek to Lukla along the gorge of the Dudh Kosi to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla to catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Enjoy the evening at Lukla bazaar.
Take a plane to Kathmandu/ Ramechap today. Upon reaching Kathmandu/ Ramechap, we will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.
We welcome its most visited during spring and autumn season and least during summer/monsoon season and winter season. But it all depends on people and their preferences. Because all the season has its attractive features.
Spring season which falls from March-May may be the best time to do the Everest Base Camp trek due to its clear and moderate weather. Likewise, the autumn season falls from September- November because it greets you with stunning mountain views.
Whereas summer/monsoon brings freshness because during this time you will traversing through deep lush jungles. Also if you want to avoid the crowd and do mind mushy trail and the frequent encounter with the leeched then it might be an ideal time to do the EBC trek.
Physical fitness is very important to do the Everest Base Camp trek.
In this trek, you easily gain altitude, and is difficult to adjust with the altitude so you need to check your age, fitness, and preparation before opting for this trek. It does not matter if somebody found it to be easy whereas others found it to be difficult so it depends upon you and your preparation.
- Airport picks up and drops by private vehicle.
- Accommodation provided in Lodge/ Guest House while on Trek
- Foods (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
- Flight Tickets Kathmandu/ Ramechap to Lukla and Kathmandu/ Ramechap.
- Well-experienced English-speaking trek guide.
- TIMS (Trekking Information Management System)
- Sagarmatha National Park Entrance fee & Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fee.
- Food, wages, accommodation, equipment, medicine, and insurance coverage for all trekking staff.
- All Government taxes.
- Personal Travel insurance
- Other expenses like costs incurred due to any unforeseen circumstances, emergency evacuation and rerouting, flight change.
- Alcoholic, hot and cold beverage, laundry.
- Personal trekking Equipment.
- Supporter (Porter) service if needed
- Tips for trekking staff - Tipping is expected.