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Everest Base Camp Trekking

Trip code
Package name Everest Base Camp Trekking
Duration 16
Max. elevation 5545 m
Level Difficult
Transportation All ground transportation and domestic flight as per itinerary
Accomodation 3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge / Tea house during the trek
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu - Lukla - Namche - Everest Base Camp - Namche - Lukla - Kathmandu
Cost USD 1,473 per person

Highlights

Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek is a brand, it’s a label that acts as a trophy of being there on the top of the world. Moreover, it’s a lifetime experience where you give up on all the luxuries to exhilarate yourself to a level where your body can resist but your heart will keep you going. Achieve a milestone with Everest Base Camp Trek because it is not an ordinary journey. It takes you to the highest point where a human can reach on the earth. And, the location is so overwhelming. The pinnacles of towering mountains all around you, it’s simply a surreal experience. Above all, it’s an opportunity to traverse into Sagarmatha National Park and pass some interesting Sherpa villages like Monjo, Jorsale, Namche, Tengboche, etc. Walking through the trail gives you an insight on charming Sherpa people and their lifestyle. The Buddhism religion prevalent in those area gives a spiritual touch to the journey. 

So, are you ready to give what it takes? Eye on Himalaya Treks and Expedition P. Ltd is ready to escort you to the Everest Base Camp so that you can feel the wilderness of sky dominating mountains in Everest region. The mountains like Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho-oyu, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Tawache, etc. rising tall one after the other, it’s truly a reviving sight to bless your eyes with.

What makes Everest Base Camp Trek a number one trek in Nepal? 
As we mentioned earlier, it’s a milestone for any travel lover or adventure seeker. It takes you to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain – Mt. Everest and allows you to relish the grandeur of Mt. Everest from very close
The opening of the trek is hilarious. Imaging yourself landing on a narrow airstrip amidst a dramatic location. Flight to Lukla is truly an incredible experience for those who are travelling to Khumbu region of Nepal
Have you ever wondered how a life could be at the difficult mountainous terrain? Everest Base Camp Trek gives you an insight on the difficult yet happy life of Sherpa people.
Traversing into Sagarmatha National Park is a lively experience. It is one of the UNESCO listed natural world heritage sites in Nepal and a home to various Himalayan floras, faunas, birds and butterflies.
Namche is a popular town in Khumbu region. Full of shops, lodges, restaurants, bakery shops and cyber cafes, Namche is an only gateway to Everest. The streets are narrow and always crowded with people or dzopkos hauled with loads. Dzopkos are the cross breed of yak and cows. They are used as a popular means of transportation in Everest region of Nepal
Everest View Hotel in Namche is a stunning location to admire the glories of mountains with a sip of tea or coffee.
The colorful prayer flags, prayer wheels and mani stones on the trail reflects the dominance of Buddhism religion in Khumbu region of Nepal. Moreover, Tengboche monastery is a popular spiritual site in the region.
As you reach Everest Base Camp, you will be able to relish the close up views of mountains in Everest region like Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho-oyu, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Tawache, etc. However, Mt. Everest is not visible from the base camp. 
Kalapatthar is the best viewpoint for rejoicing sunrise and sunset views over the snow-clad mountains in Everest region. The 360-degree views of mountains along with Mt. Everest make this place one of the best viewpoints in the Everest region of Nepal.

Is Everest Base Camp Trek a suitable trek for you?
Classified as a moderate trek, Everest Base Camp Trek is a suitable journey for you if you can walk for around six to seven hours a day continuously for around 10 days.  Walking through the trail to Everest is not a problem because the trail is well marked and there are many hotels/ lodges to cater you need for food and accommodation. The real challenge of Everest Base Camp Trek is to cope with the rising elevation. As we move ahead of Tengboche, we can feel the thinness of air. Your body is prone to the risk of altitude sickness. So, it’s recommended to warm up your body with regular exercise and a bit of physical exhilaration prior to opting for Everest Base Camp Trek. The highest point of the trek is 5545 meters at Kalapatthar. If you think Everest Base Camp Trek is not the cup of your tea, you can choose Everest Base Camp Heli Tour as a best easy alternative.

The most recommended time for Everest Base Camp Trek!
Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) are the best period for Everest Base Camp Trek. During this time, the weather is dry and clear and you will get the best sights of Himalayas. Even it’s the best time for photography and mountaineering activities. 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

This is the day you will be landing at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) which is the only international airport in Nepal. You will be picked up by our fellow staffs all the way to the hotel. You might want to around your hotel area and have some authentic Nepali meal on this day.

Day 2 : Preparation for the journey

As the trek is going to require you to be prepared in all aspects this day can be utilized to prepare yourself for the flight and check if you’ve carried everything essential for the trip. If not you can contact any of our coordinates and know where to get the required equipment for the trek.

Day 3 : Fly to Lukla

Lukla flight is a 35-minute flight from Kathmandu. Flight to Lulka will make you realize that this trip is going to be one of its kind. The flight to Lukla is considered to be a flight with one of the most spectacular landing. Not at a very big height, Lukla is perched at 2,850 m above sea level which is regarded as the gateway to Everest. You will stay overnight at Phakding.

Day 4 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Your route passes through a pine forest as we proceed your walk on the trail that goes up the Benkar valley. You will cross Dudh Koshi River and pass Monjo village before reaching the entrance of the Everest National Park.A suspension bridge takes you to Jorsale village. We mount on a steep track and reach Namche Bazaar which is seemingly the largest township in the Everest region. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5 : Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar

On this day you can tour Namche Bazaar which is the primitive town of the Khumbu region and has government offices, ATMs, internet cafes, shops, restaurants, and a colorful market. You can enjoy other activities like a hike to Sagarmatha National Park and enjoy the sunrise over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Kongde and so on. You will also visit the Hillary School and monasteries around. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 6 : Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

After a heavy breakfast to be prepared for an exhausting yet exciting hike, you will be trekking he till Phunki considering it to be an easy walk. You go uphill towards Tengboche village which houses the very famous Tengboche monastery. It is located within the Sagarmatha National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which makes it one of the most significant monasteries in the region. The monastery is blessed with scenic views of the Himalayas. If we reach there by 3 o’clock we can witness a Buddhist religious ceremony. Overnight in Tengboche.

Day 7 : Tengboche to Dingboche

You will be descending through a lush forest with rhododendron tresses and scenic view of the snow capped mountains. You will descend to cross the Imja River to enter Pangboche. You will take the upper Pangboche trail and cherish the Himalayan sight and the Pangboche Monastery. You will continue your walk to the Imja Valley and Lobuche River before going uphill to Dingboche. Dingboche is a scenic village with fine barley and potato fields.

Day 8 : Dingboche: Acclimatization

After a day in Dingboche, you will acclimate to the high altitude. Instead of waiting down, we climb a range settled following the village and see six of the world’s tallest peaks including Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. You will also see more Himalayan peaks rising above the Khumbu Khola Valley. Among those peaks, Lobuche East, and Lhotse are the most prevailing. From another area on the range, you can also relish the pictorial  Dingboche village. Overnight at Dingboche.

Day 9 : Dingboche to Lobuche

This day is a comparatively brief journey from Dingboche to Lobuche. You travel across a wide pass which is a substantial wanted transition from walking in a straight line.  About the commencement of your trek today you will be accompanied by the mighty Himalayas on all sides.  You pass the campsite of the first successful Everest Expedition You start to see Mt. Pumori as we proceed on our path. As the path we take starts to go downhill and curves, we bid goodbye to Mt. Pumori. On crossing a stream we reach the Dulgha. After reaching Duglha, you can continue to walk through the Memorial Shrine and reach to Lobuche after two hours of walk. Overnight at Lobuche.

Day 10 : Lobuche to Gorakshep, visit Everest Base Camp

The trek to Everest Base Camp is not really challenging. Nevertheless, we climb up and decline often on an iceberg path. There is additionally a lot of rambling on rough territories. As we reach the base camp, we relish the unbelievable melt patterns and cherish the lightly rounded ice towers on the higher part of the Khumbu glacier. The Everest Base Camp is remarkably stunning. You can enjoy astounding aspects of Nuptse and Pumori mountains from the base camp. After drowning in the beauty, we trek back towards Gorak Shep where we spend the night. Overnight in Gorakshep

Day 11 : Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar to Pherice

You will have to wake up early for the walk up to Kala Patthar. It is going to be dark outside with cold temperature and most anticipated frosty winds.  You hike on a moderately steep path at a pleasant pace. As you climb up the hill you encounter Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Changtse mountains. The view from the top is extraordinary. We can see the world’s tallest mountain Everest along other magnificent Himalayan peaks. After spending some time at the top of Kala Patthar, you walk After lunch, we decline to Pheriche to spend the night. Overnight in Pheriche.

Day 12 : Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

You lose nearly 2,000 feet in altitude today and walk on a path with a lot of ups and downs. You decline into a grade loaded with rhododendron and juniper trees. you decline swiftly through pine forest where you can simply spot mountains goats, pheasants, and other wild animals. The path ultimately relinquishes Sansa from where you can cherish views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Nuptse mountains. You walk curve paths accompanied by another walk into a forest before reaching Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 13 : Namche Bazaar to Lukla

You begin your trek to Namche Bazaar today on unsteady terrain.  It is essentially a downhill trek on a path alongside the Dudh Koshi River. You traverse numerous suspension bridges, pass by several monasteries and villages before entering Lukla. After arriving at Lukla you spend the rest of the day taking rest as today will be our last day on the mountains. Overnight in Lukla.

Day 14 : Flight to Kathmandu

You catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, you can take a rest or do some regular shopping by the streets of Thamel and Basantapur. This day you can enjoy various cultural heritages of Kathmandu enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage site. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate the climbers’ successful summit of the Everest base camp.

Day 15 : Final departure

Your unforgettable adventurous journey to Nepal comes to an end. Our coordinates will accompany you to the airport. While you board you can see the geographical diversification and probably smile a little thinking about a journey that is forever going to be engraved in your heart.

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