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Everest Base Camp Trek

Duration : 16 Days

It is a dream come true to see Mount Everest and that’s the simple reason why Everest Base Camp Trek is so Popular. This trek has a number of stunning attractions; not least of these is being able to say that you have visited Everest Base Camp, the highest mountain in the world. Furthermore, there’s a spectacular scenery and the outgoing Sherpa people of the Solu Khumbu region.

The Everest Base Camp trek starts from Nepal’s Hindu land and ends in the Tibetan- Buddhist highlands. Here the Sherpa is well-known for their enterprise, hard work, and devotion. This trek starts from Lukla and climbs to Namche Bazaar which is a modern say Sherpa capital. You will walk through protected Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha in common is a Nepali name for Everest.) for the most part of this trek. This region is a secure haven for snow leopards, musk deer, Himalayan tahr, black bears, and a variety of colorful bird species.

Further ascending the trek cuts across the valleys and reaches the staggering height of 5643 meters at Kala Patthar. This is a small peak offering breathtaking views of the Everest and other highest mountains of the world.

After the trek, fly back to Kathmandu. The last evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural shows. This is a fantastic opportunity to try the popular Nepali dish “Dal Baht.”It’s basically rice with lentils and a variety of curries. It’s incredible to see and taste the variety of Nepalese delicacies that will continue to arrive. Before serving you, the server will mention each dish in Nepali and English, with a delicate grin on their face. We conclude this trip after transferring you back to the airport for your departure.

Itinerary : Everest Base Camp Trek

Duration : 16 Days

Arrive in Kathmandu. Meeting and assistance at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free. (N)

Accommodation in Kathmandu

After breakfast, sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square. It is a place where the city’s Kings were crowned. Having been built and rebuilt over the generations, it is now the valley’s number one tourist attractions. Most of the temples you see here are a mere three or four centuries old. The entire square was designated as a World Heritage Monument in 1979.

Continue on to Boudhanath Stupa. This is the largest Stupa in Nepal and one of the largest in the world. It is the sacred place for Buddhist pilgrims.

Afternoon, tour of Patan Durbar Square. Patan also known as Lalitpur is the second largest city inside the valley. Patan has a long Buddhist influence and the four corners of the city are marked by Stupas said to have been created by great Buddhist emperor around 250 BC. (B)

Accommodation in Kathmandu

Morning, drive to Ramechhap (140 KM from Kathmandu) and fly to Lukla. Most of the flights to Lukla will commence from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid the heavy traffic congestion in Kathmandu airport. The airport in Ramechhap is located 130km from Kathmandu (approximately 3-4 hours drive)

Upon arrival in Lukla descend to Cheplung town. From here, breathtaking view of Mt. Khumbila, a consecrated mountain which has never been ascended. Continue on until arriving Phakding. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Phakding


From here, the trail goes through a pine woodland and we proceed north up the Benkar valley. Cross Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo towns before arriving at the passage of the Everest National Park. At that point subsequent to intersection a suspension connects, pass Jorsale town and stroll nearby of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi river. Ascend on a precarious path and reach Namche Bazaar which is likely the greatest town in the Everest locale. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge in Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar is the center of Soul Khumbhu with shops, bakers, hotels, money exchange, and a bank. Namche Bazaar and the surrounding villages have the ample supply of hydroelectricity, used for lighting and cooking. There is a colorful market every Saturday.

Furthermore, there is plenty to do around Namche Bazaar and a day should be spent acclimating. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Namche Bazaar

The route starts by climbing up to Syangboche airstrip. From here continue on to Khumjung at 3,790m and rejoin the trail to Tengboche. The trail descends to the Dudh Koshi at 3250m where there are several lodges and a series of picturesque water- driven prayer wheel. A steep ascent will bring you to Tengboche. The famous Gompa, with its background of Mount Ama Dablam, Everest and other peaks are a large and an impressive structure. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge atTengboche


The trail today descends and passes through rich timberlands of birch, present and rhododendron trees. Furthermore, today appreciate great views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. Later, walk downhill to Debuche and cross the Imja River to reach Pangboche. From here, pick the upper Pangboche trail and appreciate the Himalayan vista and the Pangboche Monastery. Proceed on to the Imja Valley and Lobuche River before climbing to Dingboche. It is a pleasant town with lovely grain, potato and buckwheat fields. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Dingboche

Going through a day in Dingboche will help you with acclimating to the high altitude. Rather than remaining inert, climb an edge situated behind the town and appreciate the view of the six of the world’s tallest mountains including Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu. Moreover, you can likewise respect Cholatse and Taboche peaks. On your north-west you can see progressively Himalayan peaks transcending the Khumbu Khola Valley. Among those peaks, Lobuche West, Lobuche East and Lhotse are the most predominant. Likewise, from the other area on the edge appreciate the pleasant Imja Khola Valley and the excellent Dingboche town. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Dingboche

It is a short trek from Dinboche to Duglha. Walk over a wide pass which is a much-needed change from strolling in a straight line. Around the start of the trek appreciate the relentless Himalayas on all sides. The valley starts to thin nearer to Dusa. Further, you will start to see Mt. Pumori as you proceed on the path. As the path drops and bends, say farewell to Mt. Pumori. Later, cross a stream and climb to Duglha which is a modest town with an enormous strand of petition banners hung over the valley. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Duglha

From Duglha the trail goes directly up the terminal moraine (debris) of the Khumbu Glacier for about one hour, then left into the memorial area Chukpilhara, before reaching the summer village of Lobuche. The altitude, the cold and the crowding can combine to ensure less than restful nights. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Lobuche


The trek to Everest Base Camp isn’t difficult. Notwithstanding, we climb and drop for the most part of an icy mass way. There is likewise a great deal of wandering on harsh landscapes. As you arrive at the base camp, appreciate the mind boggling melt patterns and admire the tenderly adjusted ice towers on the upper piece of the Khumbu ice sheet.

The Everest Base Camp is amazingly excellent. Appreciate the astounding view of Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains from the base camp. Later, walk back towards Gorak Shep. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Gorak Shep


Wake up early and walk to Kala Patthar. It is dim outside with cold temperature and doubtlessly nippy breezes. Walk on a genuinely steep path at an agreeable pace. As you are scaling the slope you can see Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Changtse mountains. The view from the summit is remarkable.

Further, you can see the world’s tallest mountain Everest along other compelling Himalayan peaks. In the wake of investing some energy at the summit of Kala Patthar, walk back to Gorak Shep, which is moderately simpler than climbing up to Kala Pathhar. After lunch, we trek down to Pheriche. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Pheriche

Today you will lose approximately 2,000 feet in elevation and stroll on a path with a great deal of high points and low points. Further, plunge through a slope loaded up with rhododendron and juniper trees and traverse the Dudh Koshi River. Plummet quickly through pine woodland where you have a chance to spot mountain goats, fowls and other wild animals and birds in the area.The way in the end comes to Sansa from where you can appreciate views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Nuptse mountains. Further, stroll on the winding path finished by another walk a backwood before coming to Namche Bazaar. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Namche Bazaar


Begin the trek to Namche Bazaar today on a rough territory. It is for the most part a declining trek on a path nearby the Dudh Koshi River. Further, cross a few suspension spans, pass by a few religious communities and towns before coming to Lukla. Subsequent to coming to Lukla rest for the remain day. (B, L, D)

Accommodation in a local lodge at Lukla


Walk to the airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu transfer to the hotel. Evening, transfer to an authentic Nepali restaurant for farewell dinner with cultural shows. After dinner, transfer back to the hotel. (B, D)

Accommodation in Kathmandu


Free till departure. Transfer to the airport in time to co nnect your onward flight (B)

Trip Includes
  • 2 nights twin share accommodation at the hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 14 nights accommodation at local guest house with all meals at the same lodge or along the way
  • Airport transfer as per the program
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with service of a local English speaking guide
  • Airfare, accommodation, meals, and insurance of accompanying Sherpa guide
  • Everest entry fee (ECAP)
  • Private transfer to Ramechhap from Kathmandu and Vice Versa
  • Ramechhap/Lukla/Ramechhap airfare (including airport tax)
  • Trekking permit (TIMS)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Applicable monumental entrance fees
  • Guide and porter salaries, insurance, equipment, transport, food and lodging
Trip Excludes
  • Down jacket, trekking poles, and sleeping bags; inform us for renting them in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurances
  • Medical insurances
  • Meals (except during trekking and farewell dinner in Kathmandu)
  • Tips, gratuities, and expenses of personal nature

Your Team

We organize private trek only, hence you will be accompanied by an English speaking Sherpa guide. However, please note these Sherpa guides are born and bought up in the remote mountain region of Nepal. Most of them are not even formally educated; hence they will be able to communicate in basic English only, however you will greatly appreciate their sense of humor.

You will then have porters as per the requirement. You are required to carry a rucksack with personal belongings such as a camera, your passport and the things that you require. The rest of the things will be carried by the porters. The porters will walk at a fast pace and you will meet them at trek endpoints, each day, be sure that you have all the required items in your rucksack.

The Sherpa guide will be with you all along. Our Sherpa guides are very experienced, hence request you to follow all the instructions given by him for a safer trek.


Accommodation during treks will be very basic. We request clients not to have high expectation. As you move to the higher altitude, you may even have to share the dormitories and toilets. The accommodation in these regions cannot be booked in advance; hence our guide will try their level best to accommodate you in the best available lodge in the area.

Equipment Required

No special equipment will be required for trekking in Nepal. You will be trekking through well-established trails. However, we recommend you to bring good down jacket to keep you warm, hiking boot with perfect ankle support, fleece jacket and quality sleeping bags, water bottle. Sleeping bags can also be hired from Kathmandu though will not be very clean.

National Park Permit

All these fees are already included in your tour cost. We will require your scanned copies of passport in advance (before your arrival to Kathmandu) so that we can start processing the permit in advance. After you arrive in Kathmandu we will collect your 2 photographs and by the same evening or the next morning we will hand over your required permits.


In case of emergencies, our Sherpa guide will do anything to help you. However, you should have the travel insurance from your home country that covers medical and emergency repatriation, including Helicopter evacuation, in the eventuality of serious illness or accident or if clients are stranded in remote areas due to unexpected bad weather conditions.


All the meals during the trek will be included in your package. However, please note that in the mountain region, there will only be less variety of food available. You will be offered a fixed meal planned by your Sherpa guide.

The breakfast will comprise a cup of tea/coffee, cereal, egg & bread/toast. The lunch will include the main course (fried rice/dal bhat/noodles/macaroni/potatoes) & tea/coffee only. The dinner will comprise of soup, one main course, dessert and a cup of tea/coffee.

Any additional consumption over the regular menu will incur extra cost and will have to be paid by you. Lunch will always be light, consisting of vegetarian items only. Non- veg dinner will be provided twice a week. We recommend carrying a bottled mineral water for drinking.


The Sherpa guide and porter, who will be along with you, do expect few tips, though it will never be demanded. These people are from the very poor background; hence tips are also their source of income.

It is totally up to you to reward Sherpa guide/Porters after the service is over, the amount may depend on how satisfied you are from the overall service provided by them.


You will not require any experience for the trekking. However, you should be physically fit to walk in an uneven terrain for at least 5-6 hours a day.

Physical Fitness

Trekking in the mountain region of Nepal will involve walking over uneven terrain. This can prove physically tiring, especially as the altitude increases. The best thing to do is start with basic exercises, walking up and down. If you have a busy time, then, you should train yourself with exercise machines.

Trekking puts much effort in the quadriceps muscle in front of the thigh hence do start with walking and jogging at least a month prior to your trek. Take stairs whenever possible instead of lifts/elevators.

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