Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trekking

Cost Price
USD 1360
Trip Grade
Adventurous
Max. Altitude
5550m

Overview

Everest base camp trek is a fantastic trip that takes you to the heart of the world’s highest Mt. The base camp is at 5,364 meters, with amazing views of Khumbu Ice Falls and the remorseless plains of the moraine, ice, and glaciers that surround you.

On Everest Base Camp trek, where you can relax in the comfort. Of nice cozy lodges with amazing views of Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Mt. Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Amadablam (6,812 m / 22,480 ft) Kusum Kanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy Mt. Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft), Island peak with adjoining peaks as far to world 5th highest Mt. Makalu towards east horizon.

Moreover, this magnificent tour takes you through unique Sherpa communities enriched with old-age culture and Buddhist religious customs. As well as spectacular old monasteries.

Furthermore, Lukla, Phakding, Monjo, Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Khunde, Thame, Thyangboche, and Pangboche. And Phortse is the principal settlement and village in the Khumbu region, which includes the highlands of Everest.

The Khumbu Sherpa community’s economy has traditionally relied mainly on trade and livestock herding. But with the entry and flow of trekkers and mountaineering expeditions in recent decades. The Sherpa economy has become increasingly reliant on tourism.

The main and most popular way to reach Everest base camp is to fly into Lukla from Kathmandu for a 35-minute flight with amazing mountain views. Then walk into lovely Sherpa farm villages following the glacial Dudh Kosi River. And then enter the world’s highest Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo village, which was added to the list of World Heritage Sites. In 1979 and covers an area of 1,148 square kilometers with rich alpine vegetation including rhododendron.

During a trip to Sagarmatha National Park, you may encounter Himalayan Thar, Musk Deer, and Nepal’s national bird, the Danphe / Impheyan pheasant. Snow leopards, like the Yeti, are rare to spot.

From the park entrance, climb higher to reach Namche, a lovely area to relax. Especially on Saturdays when the Namche bazaar is bustling with nice lodges, hotels, restaurants, bakeries, pubs, cyber cafés, and banks. And post offices, as well as superstores and shops.

After Namche, the walk is pleasant for a few hours with magnificent views of Everest, Amadablam, and other lesser peaks. And then uphill to scenic Thyangboche Monastery with super views surrounded by green woodland. After a nice interesting tour, the walk continues heading into the wide exposed landscape leaving the tree lines behind for barren and arid terrain. as the walk leads higher, reaching our goal and highlight of the adventure at Everest base camp.

At Everest base camp, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take in the breathtaking landscape of the Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers, as well as the towering peaks of Lo-La and Nuptse on each side of Mt. Everest’s South Face.

Similarly, our Everest Base Camp trek culminates with a hike to the rocky Kalapathar summit, with views of Everest in the distance and standing on the adventure’s highest point at 5,545 meters.

After a fantastic time and spellbinding trip on Everest Base Camp Trekking, return to Lukla on the same path for a short sweeping flight to Kathmandu.

Itinerary

1Day

Arrive in Kathmandu

Arrive in kathmandu Airport, Transfer to the Hotel and We will take the pre-departure meeting.

2Day

Kathmandu to Phakding

Kathmandu to Phakding via Lukla, Morning drive to Tribhuwan International Airport and 30 minutes flight to Lukla (2804 mtrs.) and  begin the trek  through the sherpa village goes through Thadokoshi & Ghat, where you can see many Buddhist stupa and place for cremation for Buddhist people in Ghat near Phakding (2610 m).

3Day

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3435m).

Breakfast, Start hiking follow the Dudhkhosi river Valley,  get to Jorsale from where you are entering into Sagarmatha (Everest) national park. Follow the river valley & get to the one of the tallest suspension bridge in the trip from where you begin steep ascend to reach Namche Bazzar. There is also chance to see the Mt: Everest from the middle of the ascending for the first  time on your tour. Namche is known as the gateway of the Everest.

04Day

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m-11,286 ft) – 06 hrs.

We follow the valley in the beginning and heads uphill at above 3,440 meters high at Namche Bazaar, starting the morning with crossing few suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi river, and then reaching at an entrance gate of Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo. After checking the Park & Trekking tickets and permits, further walk leads on the bank of the river, then after the last high bridge an uphill walk for few hours all the way to Namche Bazaar, here we will have two nights in this large prosperous trading town –village as well the main centre and capital of Khumbu area with facilities of ATMs, Cyber cafes, stores, shops, restaurants, banks and fresh bakery with busy colorful interesting Saturday market. (Meals: B,L,D)

05Day

Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.

An ideal and perfect place for rest day for acclimatization, We start after the breakfast to visit park museum which houses great range of information from mountaineering, flora – fauna and Sherpa culture and religions, this scenic spot offers a grand panorama of high snow capped mountains including Mt. Everest and stunning Ama Dablam. We do hike further to syangboche and Everest View Hotel for another beautiful view spot of the surrounding mountains above old Syangboche air strip. For energetic people can take a walk of few more hours visiting the sleepy Khumjung and Khunde located on a glacial valley beneath the majestic holy peak of Khumbila the patron god of Khumbu, and return back to Namche in the afternoon.

06Day

Trek to Tengboche (3,867 m-12,687 ft) – 05hrs.

After a good rest and acclimatization in namche, We start hiking along a gradual winding wider nice path, maintained by old Sherpa man since last 2 decades doing it voluntarily for goodwill to mankind with small funds and donation from the trekkers passing on this route. We will be walking through conifer and rhododendron woodland, with the striking views of Ama Dablam, the walk further offers striking views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku and Kwangde peak, then the path descends towards Imjatse river at Phunge Tenga, After a short rest here, we start ascending through a nice serene forest to reach at Tengboche Monastery which has a well renown Buddhist Monastery and biggest in the region. This is a scenic spot with awesome views of Ama Dablam, Kangtenga, Thamserku, Kwangde, Mt. Everest and many more. You can visit inside the monastery premises while the monks are praying and see the function every day. The head lama (Rinpoche) of the monastery resides here and many believers take blessing from the high lama priest for better success and safe Journey.

07Day

Trek to Dingboche (4,260 m-13,976 ft) – 05 hrs.

We start after the breakfast and descend to Imjatse river passing a small place of Debuche, walking into beautiful birch-rhododendron and pines forest, on reaching the strong steel bridge where the tree lines vanish for smaller juniper and rhododendron bushes, after the bridge a gentle climb to reach at Pangboche which is a great permanent village, beyond are settlement with lodges to serve the trekkers. The trail leads slowly through exposed landscapes with excellent view of  Ama Dablam at close distance, and then stopping for lunch break at Shomare popular spot for lunch and short break, after lunch on the gentle uphill to reach at Dingboche located in the wonderful Imjatse valley.

08Day

Rest at Dingboche for acclimatization with short hike.

A pleasant and scenic place for another acclimatize day at Dingboche, which is very important before heading higher. Today, once again we start after the breakfast and  hike to Nagarjun hills (4820m) above Dingboche offers great views of surrounding snow capped peaks with North Face of Ama Dablam soars high above Imjatse valley, views of Island / Imjatse peak and as far to world 5th highest Mt. Makalu towards further east behind Peak 29. Enjoy the afternoon relaxing or take a walk around the village.

09Day

Trek to Lobuche (4,930 m-16,175 ft) – 05 hrs.

Upon leaving Dingboche, taking a gentle uphill path to reach at a ridge festooned with prayer flags and stupas, with excellent views of the valley and snow capped peaks, all the way to Thugala. This is a small place with few tea houses where the Khumbu glacier melts into a raging icy river. We have a climb from here to reach lobuche with passing through a ridge with many memorials of the late climbers, who lost their life while climbing into the mountains. From here a pleasant walk but catching slight of altitude as it leads to Lobuche for overnight stop.

10Day

Trek to Gorakshep (5,170 m-16,962 ft), Everest Base Camp (5, 364 m-17,598 ft) – 07 hrs.

This is going to be Highlighted day as we will be heading into most waited Everest Base Camp. We again start with gentle climb to Glass Pyramid house, a metrological station funded and run by Nepalese and Italian scientists, from this spot a small steep climb reaching at Khumbu glacier, we hike further through over moraine of rocks and small icy streams to reach at Gorakshep with views of Mt. Pumori, Lingtrin, Khumbutse and Mt. Everest and get ready for next venture to reach Everest Base Camp which will make dreams comes true of this adventure. We hike continue toward Everest Base Camp along the moraine and ice, on reaching at Everest Base Camp after a tiring but exciting walk, enjoy the break overlooking tip of Everest with tumbling Khumbu ice falls close to base camp, around high season for expeditions, this place will be like a Jambore with many colorful camps and busy. After a great moment feeling high return journey back to Gorakshep.

11Day

Hike to Kalapatthar (5,545 m-18,192 ft) trek to Pheriche (4, 240 m-13,910 ft) – 07 hrs.

Getting up early in the morning, and hike to a steep uphill to Kalapatthar for stunning panorama view of Mt. Everest with array of surroundings peaks, this will be the highest point of this great adventure at 5,545 m, after a thrilling and breathe taking scenery, downhill walk to Gorakshep and then continue the return journey all the way to Thugla through Lobuche and finally reach at Pheriche valley for overnight stop.

Pheriche a nice settlement just near to Dingboche over the hill towards east, this place with many good lodges with HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association) medical post with superb views of Taboche, Cholatse, Ama Dablam. (Meals: B,L,D)

12Day

Trek to Tengboche (3,867 m-12,687 ft) – 05 hrs.

After Pheriche a pleasant walk with downhill most of the way through Pangboche village. And a short climb to Tengboche for overnight stop.

13Day

Trek to Monjo (2,880 m-9,448 ft) through Namche Bazaar (3,440 m-11,286 ft) – 06hrs.

Our Morning walk begins with a descent to Imjatse River at Phungetenga, after crossing the bridge a steep uphill for an hour then on the gentle winding trail all the way to Namche Bazaar, after a nice refreshing break at Namche journey continues following downhill path all the way to Dudh Kosi River valley, from here with short ups and downs reaching at Sagarmatha National Park entrance and then to Monjo village for overnight stop in this lovely small village.

14Day

Trek to Lukla (2,860 m-9,383 ft) – 05 hrs.

Our final day of trekking returns us to the town of Lukla from where you have begun hiking. The overnight stay gives you time to explore the town as well as reflect upon the mountains before heading back to Kathmandu.

15Day

Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

The flights at Lukla operate from early morning to Kathmandu, sometimes the flight times are delayed due to unfavorable and bad weather, as per the flight time board in a small Dornier or Twin Otter plane for the scenic flight back to Kathmandu.  Upon reaching Katmandu domestic terminal Trexmount Ventures staff transfers you back to respective hotels.

16Day

Free day In Kathmandu.

This day is reserved in case of a flight delay in Lukla due to unfavorable weather conditions. You can do your own activities OR, you can do sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with visiting fascinating world heritage and cultural sites. There are few places that are worth to visit such as Hindus holy Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Durbar Squire ( One is in Kathmandu, in patan and also in Bhaktapur), Museum,  monasteries, old historical Palaces and Gardens. Note:  this tour is optional so you can visit with place of your interest & pay locally.  Farewell Dinner in the Evening.

17Day

Departure from Nepal.

Breakfast, We will transfer to Tribhuvan International airport for departing from Nepal.

Includes/Excludes

What is Included?

  • Airport Pick up and drop transfers.
  • Private Ground transportation as per itinerary.
  • Return Flight Kathmandu|Lukla|Kathmandu.
  • All accommodations (Twin Share)
  • Sagarmatha national park entry permits.
  • TIMS Permit.
  • An experience Trained guide and required number of porters (one porter in between two pax), their food, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, and equipments.
  • Warm sleeping bag, warm down jacket and walking stick, if necessary.
  • Trek bag.
  • Award Certificate of Trip Completion
  • Meals: (14 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 13 Dinners. with cup of Tea, coffee in each meals)

Whats not Included

  • Meals as Mentioned in the inclusive list.
  • Single Supplement for single using rooms
  • Tips to staff or any donations.
  • Nepal Visa.
  • International Flight.
  • Your travel insurance, Medical and emergency evacuation.
  • All types of drinks (such as Hot & cold, Mineral water and alcoholic drinks) during the trek.
  • All personal expenses which are not mentioneded into the price inclusion.

Clients Review

Everest Base Camp & Muktinath Trail Helen & Mark Dwyer Australia

We had a dream to reach Mt Everest Base Camp since we heard about this. One of my friend recommended to Trexmount so we have decided to use them for arranging our trek to Everest Base Camp. The treks were very well organized and the guides were extremely knowledgeable, friendly and looked after us at all times.

Nothing was too much trouble for them and there was always a smile on their faces. We stayed...

Everest Gokyo Ri Trekking Bridget and Ron New Zealand

Namaste Hari and all at Trexmount Ventures, We have just completed our third visit and Fantastic trek in Nepal with a four day trek in Annapurna area and a 18 day trek to Everest base camp and Gokyo. Noelene joined us for the Everest trek and it was her 9th visit! We can highly recommend Trexmount Ventures as a great company. The guides we had, Ram and Tilak were very well informed and also both able to pace the trek to ensure we all reached our objectives....

Trip Info

“full of thrills and excitement throughout this trip, from traditional villages, green hills, pristine forest, amazing landscapes and high mountains, standing at the base of world’s highest Mt. Everest at 8,848 m, visiting villages and monasteries enrich with old culture, customs are the main attraction and highlights of this trek and the warm hospitality of the highlanders The Sherpa of Himalaya”