Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is for a trip of a lifetime. It's for an experience of unique Sherpa culture and for views of the most iconic mountains in the world.

Highlights:

- Lukla flights (in/out).

- Pure Sherpa Villages (Khumjung, Knude & Pangboche).

- Monasteries (Khumjung, Pangboche with Yeti skull & Tengboche with many monks).

- Viewpoints: Nangkar Shang Hill 5000m & Kala Pathar 5545m.

- Himalayan Scenery: Mt. Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru, Kwangde, Tabuche, Ama Dablam, Kangtenga, Island Peak, Peak 14, Peak 38, Nuptse, Lhotse, Everest, Pumori, Khubutse & Makalu.

- We include 2 nights at Namche and Dingboche for acclimatization, hike up to Everest view hotel, Nangkar Shang Hill, Everest Base Camp, and Kala Pathar.

Duration 18 days
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What's included :
  • 18x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 18 nights
  • International and Domestic Airport picks up and departure.
  • Two nights accommodation (standard twin bed at 2** Hotel with breakfast) in Kathmandu.
  • Sagarmatha (Everest/Khumbu) National Park hiking passes.
  • Khumbu (Everest) local Govt. Tax.
  • Round trip Lukla flight tickets for clients and guide.
  • Teahouse meals for clients: 13 Breakfasts, 12 Luches and 12 Dinners with tea/coffee etc.
  • Twin bedroom with sharing bathroom at teahouse.
  • Trekking staffs: an experienced guide and porter.
  • Salary and meals for guide and porter.
  • Inusrance of guide and porters.
What's excluded :
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking equipment of clients.
  • Mineral water, boiled water, coke, Fanta, sprite, fresh or can juice, beer, and whiskey etc
  • Personal Insurance of clients (medical and emergency evacuation covered).
  • Horse/Yak renting while on the trek.
  • Tips for guide and porter.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhatapur and Patan.
  • Nepal entry tourist visa.
  • International flight tickets.

Day 1: International Airport picks up and transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu.

Pass By: Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
We manage International Airport picks up. Please check the cardboard of High Camp Trekking upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Our company representative helps you transfer to the Hotel. We give a briefing about things to do in Kathmandu.


Meals included:
• Breakfast: Tea and coffee
Accommodation included: Standard twin bedroom at 2** Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Trek preparation and visit in Kathmandu.

Pass By: Swayambhunath, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
We talk about day by day trek schedule, packing equipment list and obtain hiking passes today. We take to you for a tour of world heritage cultural site Sawayambunath (monkey temple) in the afternoon.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Standard twin bedroom at 2** Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Fly to Lukla Aiport from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding 2610m.

Pass By: Phakding, Phakding, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
We go to the domestic terminal and fly to Lukla takes about half an hour. We see panoramic views of Himalayas from the left window of the Airplane. After landing at Lukla Airport, we take you to the hotel for tea/coffee and introduction with porters who carry your trekking equipment while on the trek. The walk begins from Lukla with views of Mt. Number Himal (6959m) and Kongde Peak (6186m). Leaving Lukla, we go downhill to the village of Chaurikharka through Rhododendrons forest. We follow the path lined of Mani Mantra walls, Stupas and prayers wheels and flags to reach Phakding. We visit Pema Chholing monastery in the afternoon and back to lodge at Phakding where we spend a night.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 4: To Namche 3440m

Pass By: Namche Bazaar, Namche Bazaar, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
We are leaving Phakding after breakfast and follow the Dhudha Koshi valley northwards to reach Manju where checks hiking passes. From here, we go downhill through Rhododendrons forest and cross the bridge to reach Jhorsale where we take lunch. We prepare plenty water for next steep step uphill to Namche through pine and Rhododendron forest. We see Mt. Thamserku, Kusum Kang and the first glimpse of Everest en-route. Namche is the main trade center of the Khumbu region and has a weekly local market on every Saturday selling of fresh foodstuffs brought up from the lower villages. We sleep two nights in Namche.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 5: Acclimatization day

Pass By: Khumjung Gompa, Khumjung VDC-3, Khumjung Nepal
We get up to Everest View Hotel which has excellent scenery of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku, etc. We enjoy the views of Everest with a cup of tea at the terrace of the Hotel. Then, we visit Khumjung village that has Khumjung School (Hillary school), the longest mani mantra wall and ancient monastery with a skull on display, a tale of the Yeti. We also visit Khunde village and descend to Namche bypassing Syangbochen Airport. We are hanging around Namche which has trekking gears shops, bakery and coffee shops in the afternoon. We spend a second night in Namche for safe acclimation before we are heading to higher up.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 6: To Tengboche 3873m

Pass By: Tengboche Gompa, Sagarmatha, Tengboche 56002 Nepal
We are leaving Namche after breakfast. Today, we are heading to Tengboche. The path is easy to Kyangjuma through the Stupa as a memorial of Tenzin Norgay which has fabulous views of Khumbu valley, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. From Kyangjuma, we go downhill to the Phunki Tenga where we are at the gorge of the Dhuda Koshi River and the army check post. Next steep ascends to Tengboche through pine and Rhododendrons trees. The scared Tengboche monastery is on the top of the hill with views of gigantic peaks in all directions. The monastery is the home of Rimpoche and 30 monks who practice deeply Vajrayana (belief in deep meditation) Buddhism at Tengboche. There is a huge statue of Sakyamuni Buddha and nicely wall painting inside the monastery. The visitors have a sitting place on the right corner at the praying hall. We see the footprints of Lama Sange Dorje on solid rock and Mandala of "Wheel of life" at the entrance of the monastery.

We go downhill through the Rhododendrosns forest to reach Debuche.

A 9 days long famous Mani Rimdum Festival (famous monks dance with musk) celebrates at Tengboche monastery in the full moon of October.

The sunset over Mt. Everest and monks chanting at the monastery are do not be missed from Tengboche.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 7: To Dingboche 4370m

Pass By: Dingboche, Dingboche, Eastern Region
We are heading downhill through Rhododendrons forest to reach Dingboche where has nunnery monster and several nice lodges with views of Mt. Everest. We are crossing the Imaja Khola (upstream) and get up to the village of Pangboche which is the permanent settlement in the Khumbu region. Upper Pangboche has the oldest monastery in the Khumbu valley. A view of the Mountain Ama Dablam (6814m) is so close from here. We ascend along the valley to reach Somare where we take lunch. On next, we are heading above tree lines but pleasant walk through wide trails to reach Dingboche where we sleep two nights.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 8: Acclimatization day

Pass By: Dingboche, Dingboche, Eastern Region
As an idea of safe acclimatization before we are pushing to Everest Base Camp, we hike up to Nangker Tshang Peak (5000m) which has spectacular views of Mt. Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Island Peak, Tabuche, Kangtenga, and Thamseku and retrace back steps to Dingboche for lunch. It is the highest place where barley is grown in the summer. We have free time in the afternoon.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 9: To Lobuche 4910m

Pass By: Lobuche, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
After breakfast, we have a short steep uphill to the stupa on the ridge which has views of Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Mt. Makalu and Island Peak. Next, we walk through the valley to reach Thukla. From here, we ascend uphill to reach Thukla Pass where has a line of memorials of the famous mountaineers who died on Mt. Everest. It is a memorable place of trekkers because of the beautiful scenery around it and memorials of famous mountaineers. Then, we go through a valley to Lobuche with a beautiful panoramic of the gigantic peaks lying on the end of Khumbu valley bordering Tibet. We tour to Italian Pyramid after lunch and back to Lobuche where we spend a night.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available teahouse (twin bedroom with shared bathroom/toilet).

Day 10: To Everest Base Camp 5364m and back to Gorakshep 5140m

Pass By: Everest Base Camp Trek, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
Today, we are heading to Everest Base Camp which our main goal of the trek. We ascend the Khumbu glacier through rocky trail northward to reach Gorak Shep where we take lunch. We do a day hike to Everest Base Camp through the rocky trail along the side of Khumbu glacier. We spend an hour at Everest Base Camp which is the world’s famous place as an achievement of a lifetime journey. Khumbu Icefalls and glaciers are the main attraction of the Everest Base Camp which we touch and retrace back steps to Gorak Shep which is the highest elevation for sleeping during the trek.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available teahouse (twin bedroom with shared bathroom/toilet).

Day 11: Ascend to Kala Pathar 5545m (viewpoint) and descend to Pheriche 4200m

Pass By: Kala Pattar, 44600 Nepal
We ascend steep uphill to get Kala Pattar 5545m view point which is the highest elevation of the trek and it has 360-degree views of Everest panorama including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Puma Ri, Lingtren, Khumbtse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Tabouche Peak, Khumbu Icefalls, Khumbu glaciers, and Everest Base Camp. This is a bit tough but even scenic hike than Everest Base Camp yesterday. We back to Gorak Shep for breakfast and retrace the back steeps to Pheriche through passing Lobuche and Thukla.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 12: To Phortse 3860m

Pass By: Phortse, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
We are leaving Pheriche after breakfast. We descend through the valley to reach Upper Pangboche where has the oldest monastery in the Khumbu region. We visit the monastery and enjoy the close-up views of Ama Dablam in the Upper Pangboche. After lunch, we are heading to Phortse through the less crowded trail of trekkers. We could see Pheasant (the national bird of Nepal), Musk deer and Himalayan Thar (wild mountain goats) en-route.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 13: To Namche 3440m

Pass By: Main Street, Namche Bazaar 56002 Nepal
Leaving Phortse, we are descending to Phortse Thanga and climb up to the ridge of Mong La 4075m that is the birthplace of Lama Sange Dorje. There are Mani walls around the oldest Stupas. We drink cup of tea and enjoying the views of Ama Dablam and Khumbu valley. From here, we descend steep downhill to reach Kyangjuma where we take lunch. Now, we are on the main trail and retrace back steps to Namche.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 14: To Lukla 2840m

Pass By: Lukla, Lukla, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
Today, we are descending to Lukla from Namche which is the last day of the trek. We descend through pine and Rhododendrons trees to reach Top Danda which has the last chance to see the Mt. Everest. Again, we continue descending through the high bridge to reach Jhorsale. On next, we climb up to Manju where we are exiting from Sagarmatha National Park (natural world heritage site). From here, we continue walking along the Dhudha Koshi green valley to reach Phakding where we have lunch. We walk back to Lukla through villages and gradual uphill at the end of the trek.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: , Lunch and Dinner with tea/coffee.
Accommodation included: Accommodation at the best available lodge (private twin bedroom with attached bathroom).

Day 15: Fly out ot Kathmandu in the morning.

Pass By: Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
We fly back to Kathmandu in the morning and check in Hotel. We have free time in the afternoon.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Standard twin bedroom at 2** Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 16: Visit in Kathmandu (buffer day).

Pass By: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
We do a tour to world heritage sites of Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple today.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Standard twin bed room at 2** Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 17: Visit in Bhaktapur (buffer day).

Pass By: Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
We do a tour to world heritage sites of Bhaktapur today.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Standard twin bedroom at 2** Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 18: International Airport departure.

Pass By: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
Our company representative drops you in the Kathmandu Airport on time flight back to home.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: We arrange International Airport transfer.
Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel in Kathmandu Airports
  • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
Departure Time :
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/6/2020 - 12/24/2021
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Return Detail :
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Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by High Camp Trekking

Activity ID: V-228866P1

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