Everest Base Camp Trek

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal to null
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Tour description

Everest base camp trek is a popular and once in a lifetime adventure in Nepal. Everest Base Camp Trek is famous for its spectacular mountain views and hospitality of its inhabitants, the Sherpa people. Mount Everest is also known as Sagarmatha in Nepalese language, which in English literally means “touching the sky by its forehead” and it is called Chhomolongma in local language which means “Mother Goddess of the World”.

The trek to Everest Base Camp on the Nepal side is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas and is visited by thousands of trekkers each year. This famous trek offers breathtaking mountain panorama with full of inspiration. This trip includes the panoramic view from Kalapatther, Khumbu glacier, Tengboche monastery etc. Hike up to Kala Patther and hiking on Khumbu glacier to reach your final goal is the most challenging part of your whole trip. The highest point of this trekking is Kalapatther which is 5556 meters above sea level from where the stunning view of Mt. Everest is anticipating your arrival on this your most waited pretty spot.Hiking on Khumbu glacier to reach your final goal to Everest base camp and hike up to Kalapatthar for its breathtaking mountain view are the most challenging part of your whole trip which makes this trekking a perfect adventure. Rich Sherpa culture and their friendliness nature are the extra bonus of this awe-inspiring trip.Trekking to the mount Everest base camp in Nepal is an ultimate goal for trekkers and a beginning of the expedition bid for the climbers. The scenery is simply breathtaking with parades of glistening peaks, stunning glaciers around, ancient and ornate monasteries with the fascinating Sherpa people and their culture and tradition.Itinerary:Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu Airport (1340 masl) and trip information. Day 02: Fly to Lukla (Tenzing and Hillary airport at the altitude of 2800masl) in the morning and trek 3hours to Phakding (2640masl). Day 03: Trek 6 hours to Namche Bazaar (3440masl). Day 04: Hike up to Everest View Hotel (3880masl) for acclimatization and back to Namche. Day 05: Trek 6 hours to Tengboche (3868masl), visit Tengboche monastery in the evening. Day 06: Trek 6 hours to Dingboche (4410masl).  Day 07: Hike up to Nangkarsang Peak (5100masl) after breakfast for acclimatization and back to Dingboche. Day 08: Trek 5 hours to Lobuche (4910masl). Day 09: Trek 5 hours to Everest Base Camp (5360masl) via Gorakshep and back 3 hours to Gorakshep (5180masl). Day 10: Climb up to Kalapatthar early in the morning and back to Gorakshep 3 hours then trek another 4 hours down to Pheriche (4200masl) total 7 hours. Day 11: Trek 6 hours to Namche Bazaar.Day 12: Trek 7 hours to Lukla. Day 13: Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Free whole afternoon. Day 14: Transfer to airport for departure.

What's included

  • Pickup and drop from and to airport by private vehicle.
  • Hotels in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Both way Lukla Flights.
  • All standard meal during the trek (B/L/D)
  • All twin sharing accommodation in lodges during the trek.
  • Government license holder English speaking local guide.
  • Necessary trekking staffs (Porter and assistance) to carry your luggage and to assist you during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine for all trekking staffs.
  • All fee of National Parks, TIMS and Local Tax.
  • Surface transfers (domestic airport) as per itinerary.
  • Duffle kit bag and route map of Everest Base Camp Trek.
  • All taxes and office expences.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

What's not included

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa (it can be obtain easily upon your arrival at Kathamndu airport)
  • Travel Insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation(Compulsory)
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Extra night accommodation and meals in Kathmandu because of late departure or early return from the mountain due to any reason than the scheduled itinerary
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu Airport (1340 masl) and trip information. 

Day 2: Day 02: Fly to Lukla (Tenzing and Hillary airport at the altitude of 2800masl) in the morning and trek 3hours to Phakding (2640masl). 

Day 3: Day 03: Trek 6 hours to Namche Bazaar (3440masl). 

Day 4: Day 04: Hike up to Everest View Hotel (3880masl) for acclimatization and back to Namche. 

Day 5: Day 05: Trek 6 hours to Tengboche (3868masl), visit Tengboche monastery in the evening. 

Day 6: Day 06: Trek 6 hours to Dingboche (4410masl).  

Day 7: Day 07: Hike up to Nangkarsang Peak (5100masl) after breakfast for acclimatization and back to Dingboche. 

Day 8: Day 08: Trek 5 hours to Lobuche (4910masl). 

Day 9: Day 09: Trek 5 hours to Everest Base Camp (5360masl) via Gorakshep and back 3 hours to Gorakshep (5180masl). 

Day 10: Day 10: Climb up to Kalapatthar early in the morning and back to Gorakshep 3 hours then trek another 4 hours down to Pheriche (4200masl) total 7 hours. 

Day 11: Day 11: Trek 6 hours to Namche Bazaar.

Day 12: Day 12: Trek 7 hours to Lukla. 

Day 13: Day 13: Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Free whole afternoon. 

Day 14: Day 14: Transfer to airport for departure.