Everest Base camp Trek-12 days

Everest Base Camp Trek is the famous classic trekking trip in Nepal that offers you to encounter the giant and the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (8848m) in front of your eyes. The trail has been the most crowded and visited by the trekkers around the world since Mt. Everest had been successfully climbed for the first time by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953.

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Duration

13 days

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  • What's included :
    • 12x Breakfast
    • 11x Dinner
    • 11x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 12 nights
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
    • National Park fees
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Professional guide ( English Speaking )
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Sleeping bag and Down Jackets if you do not have your own
    • Normal Medical Kits with oximeter and pulse meter
    • Seasonal Fruits
    What's excluded :
    • Your travel insurance. (Compulsory)
    • International air fare.
    • Nepal entry visa fee.
    • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Porter carrier if you need.
    • Extra Hotel night in Kathmandu.
    • Activities in Kathmandu.

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.

    Pass By: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Kathmandu Valley,

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, 2860m Then Trek to Monzo, 2804m

    Pass By: Manjo, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Flight Duration: 40 to 45 minutes
    Trek Duration: 5 to 6 hours
    Trek Distance: 10 kilometers
    Max Altitude: 2804 meters

    Have an early morning breakfast in Kathmandu. Our staff will get you to the Tribhuvan International Airport.
    The flight is adventurous. The moment when the flight lands over narrow airstrips in Lukla airport is thrilling. After arriving in Lukla, we will meet our porters and other staff.

    Now, we will start to trek from Lukla to Monzo. We walk over the trail that start with a descent. After walking for a couple of hours from Lukla, we will reach the Dudh Kosi River. The river comes from the glaciers and the water has a chalky color.

    We will walk on the trail following the river till we reach Phakding. The trek to Phakding is easier as the road is flat with little ups and downs. On the way, we will see more donkeys than yaks. They carry loads up for trekkers and climbers.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge.

    Day 3: Trek from Monzo to Namche Bazaar, 3445m

    Pass By: Namche Bazaar, Namche Bazaar, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Trek Duration: 3 to 4 hours
    Trek Distance: 4 kilometers
    Max Altitude: 3445 meters

    We start to trek after a morning breakfast in Monzo. We walk towards the south of the Monzo village. We will follow a trail to Jorasele.

    Enjoying the sunrise view over the mountains, we start walking uphill. We will walk through the forest of Rhododendrons.

    Before reaching Jorasele, we will enter Sagarmatha National Park. The national park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will take a short break in the town of Jorasele.

    From Jorasele, it’s a 600-meter climb to Namche. The trail is quite steep, rugged, and tough. We will reach the Khumbu river. The river is beautiful with clean blue water.

    We will walk across the Khumbu river over a suspension bridge. We will see Tabuche, the first major snow-capped peak in the trek.

    We start ascending uphill after crossing the bridge. This part of the walk is the hardest of today. It will take almost 2 hours to reach the first viewpoint of Everest.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 4: Rest Day in Namche Bazaar ( Acclimatization)

    Pass By: Main Street, Namche Bazaar 56002 Nepal
    Trek Duration: 2 to 3 hours
    Trek Distance: 800 meters
    Max Altitude: 3440 meters

    Today is an acclimatization and exploration day. Rest days aren’t for lying in and rest. During acclimatization days, we trek high during days and sleep low during the nights.

    We will ascend above Namche towards the Everest View Hotel. The climb is steep at first but it becomes easier after a while.

    We will reach Khunde, a large Sherpa village. We will then walk towards Khumjung. Khumjung is a wealthy area with good houses. From Khumjung, we will see beautiful views of Mt. Ama Dablam.

    A little walk uphill from Khumjung will take us to the famous Everest View Hotel. The hotel exhibits splendid views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam.

    We will spend some time at the hotel and will return back to Namche Bazaar for an overnight stay.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m)

    Pass By: Tengboche, Tengboche, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Trek Duration: 5 to 6 hours
    Trek Distance: 9.5 kilometers
    Max Altitude: 3975 meters

    We will depart early in the morning from Namche Bazaar towards Tengboche. Today, we will see lots of amazing sceneries. Today, we will meet an altitude of 3850m.

    While trekking along the trail, we will see lots of Buddhist monuments. We will see small Gompas and Buddhist Stupas.

    The trail follows contour from Namche. We will walk across the stone steps to reach the Mongla Pass, 3975 m. On the way, we will get the most real views of Mt. Ama Dablam. Rejoicing the vista, we will descend towards the Dudh Koshi River.

    After arriving at the river, the trail again ascends uphill. After a few hours climb, we reach the Tengboche Village. The trail is beautiful. We will walk through the lustrous Rhododendron forests.

    After we reach the Tengboche village, we will check into a tea house. Now, we again trek uphill towards the Tengboche monastery.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m)

    Pass By: Dingboche, Dingboche, Eastern Region
    Trek Duration: 5 to 6 hours
    Trek Distance: 11 kilometers
    Max Altitude: 4350 meters

    Today, we will continue trekking through the lush alpine forests. We will walk across several small villages en route. Walking across the villages, you can witness the lifestyle of the locals. The people are cheerful and ready to help.

    Our trek begins with a descent through the rhododendron forests. Now, an uphill path follows the descent. We ascend through the lush forests of Birch, Conifer, and Rhododendron.

    We will pass the Khumbila Khola valley and will ascend towards the ridge line. The surrounding landscapes are awe striking. We will also see Mt. Taboche, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cholatse, and many others.

    While trekking we can admire the good views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. Before arriving at Pangboche, we walk downhill to Debuche and cross the Imja Khola.

    We will start walking over the Pangboche trail. The Himalayan vista is admirable.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 7: Dingboche Rest and Explore Acclimatization (4950m)

    Pass By: Dingboche, Dingboche, Eastern Region
    This day is planned as acclimatization day. , we will take a hike to Nangkartshang peak just above Dingboche. The peak is an excellent view point. Especially of the gorgeous Ama Dablam. If weather is clear, we will get to see Ama Dablam from its summit to its feet. You can spend the afternoon strolling around the village or resting.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4950m)

    Pass By: Lobuche, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Trek Duration: 5 hours
    Trek Distance: 11 kilometers
    Max Altitude: 4950 meters

    We set off after a warm breakfast in Dingboche. The trek starts with astonishing views of the mighty Himalayas. As we begin to trek, the Himalayas surround us on all sides.

    The trek route is wider in the beginning. But as we get close to Dusa, the valley begins to get narrower. We will then walk past the campsite of the first successful Everest Expedition. The majestic view of Mt. Pumori comes into the display as we trek further.

    We will continue seeing Mt. Pumori till the trail descends and curves. In this part of the trail, there is a stream. We will cross the stream and ascend to Duglha.

    Dughla is a small village with garlands of prayer flags hung across the valley. From Dughla, we will head towards Lobuche. On the way we will ascend over the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. We will walk across the huge boulders displaced by the glacier.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 9: Trek from Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5160m). Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and Down to Ghorakshep.

    Pass By: Everest Base Camp Trail, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Trek Duration: 7 to 8 hours
    Trek Distance: 15 kilometers
    Max Altitude: 5364 meters

    Continuing the trail towards Gorak Shep, we will get a sight of the Khumbu Glacier. Today, the trail is gradual ups and downs. The trail becomes rough as we get nearer to Gorak Shep. We will have to walk over a large rock, up and down.
    The walk is a rough uphill walk. We must walk slowly to avoid altitude sickness problem. On ascending, we will reach the top of Khumbu Glacier. We will also get a mesmerizing view of the Khumbu Icefall on walking further.

    After walking for a few hours, we will finally stand at the Everest Base Camp, 5364 m. Being at the base camp is a mixed feeling of fluctuating emotions. It’s real! we are finally at the foot of the world’s highest peak!

    The Everest Base Camp is immensely beautiful. Rejoice the amazing views of Mt. Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori. Get some pictures of you and Mt. Everest on the background. This moment will definitely be a memorable one.



    Pass By: Gorakshep, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Continuing the trail towards Gorak Shep, we will get a sight of the Khumbu Glacier. Today, the trail is gradual ups and downs. The trail becomes rough as we get nearer to Gorak Shep. We will have to walk over a large rock, up and down.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: lodge

    Day 10: Trek from Gorak Shep to Kalapathar (5554m). Trek down to Pheriche (4371m)

    Pass By: Pheriche, खुम्जुंग 56000, Nepal
    We will start very early in the morning. An early morning hike for 3 to 4 hours will take us to Kala Pathar. Kala Patthar is the best viewpoint of Mt. Everest, Khumbu Glacier, and Khumbu Icefall.

    During clear weather, the sunrise view over the snowy peak is magical. The entire Himalayan ranges glow with the touch of infant sun rays. You will feel like heaven is nowhere, but here.

    From Kala Patthar, you will see 360 degrees panorama of the enchanting peaks. You will feel the Himalayas so close, almost at the tip of your nose. Capture your moment in photographs.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazar

    Pass By: Namche Bazaar, Namche Bazaar, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    eaving the mountains behind us, our descent takes us through Pangboche and Tengboche before continuing to the town of Namche Bazaar. We arrive back to Namche in the afternoon.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 12: Trek to Lukla

    Pass By: Lukla, Lukla, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Trek Distance: 10 kilometers
    Max Altitude: 2840 meters

    Today, we will walk back to Lukla, the gateway to Everest. Our EBC trek is now on its tail. We will walk from Manjoo to Lukla following the way from Benkar, Phakding, and Lukla.

    We will cross several suspension bridges over the Dudh Kosi river. Walking across the bank of the river along the forests feels amazing. We will see some small Sherpa settlements on our way back.

    The trek is rejoiceful. Finally, we will arrive at Lukla. Lukla is a quite busy place. There are various lodges, tea houses, and shops in Lukla.

    Tomorrow, we will return to Kathmandu via an early morning flight from the Lukla airport. It’s now time to wrap up the trek.
    Enjoy your last night in Lukla.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 13: Fly Back to Kathmandu Early morning

    Pass By: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Today is our last day in the Everest region. We will get into the early morning flight from Lukla airport to Kathmandu.

    Get a window seat for an enchanting aerial view of the entire region. The Himalayas are promising.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: We will transfer to your own hotel in Kathmandu
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up our customers from Kathmandu Valley Airports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Exciting Nepal Treks and Expedition

Activity ID: V-16268P4

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