EVEREST BASE CAMP TREKKING. It will give us enormous pleasure to introduce you to an astounding view of the world’s highest peak. Perhaps in viewing Everest in this way, you will be fulfilling a long held desire. Certainly you will never be quite the same again.
Ever since the days of early climbing expeditions, this 8,848m mountain has had a lure of its own, drawing climbers to scale it and trekkers to gaze on its icy faces. It easy to see why the trek to the base camp of Mount Everest has become one of the most popular routes in Nepal.
We start our trek from Lukla after a 30 minute flight from Kathmandu. When we land at that tiny airstrip, the adventure really begins. During trekking, we spend several days moving through the homelands of the Sherpa people, and will see Buddhist monasteries and close up views of Mt. Everest and neighboring Ama Dablam, considered by many to be among the most beautiful mountains in Nepal. We spend 2 nights at Namche Bazaar, the bustling market town in the heart of Sherpa country, and at Pheriche see a cluster of houses set among the high summer grazing pastures of the region. We spend the time in Namche Bazaar exploring and acclimatizing, which is an important factor in your enjoyment of the trek.
People who have fully acclimatized may trek to the Everest Base Camp but without doubt, for many people the main highlight will be the magnificent views which unfold from the summit of Kalapathar – the extradinary ice sculptures of the Khumbu Glacier, Nuptse and the south-west face of Everest itself.
Trip Facts of Everest Base Camp Trekking
Country: » Nepal
Area: » Everest Region
Activities: » Trekking
Grade: » 4
Seasons: » March – May, Sept – Dec
Altitude: » 5355m
Duration: » 14 Days
Accommodation: » Tea House
Transport: » Fly in – Fly Out
Itineraries of Everest Base Camp Trekking
Day 01. Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters). You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel and a short brief about the trekking after refreshment.
Day 02. Fly to Lukla (2804 meters) from Kathmandu, trek to Phakding (2610 meters).
Day 03. Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters).
04. Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day. Hike to everest view hotel.
Day 05. Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters).
Day 06. Trek to Dingboche (4350 meters).
Day 07. Day trip to Chhukung valley (4710 meters) and trek back to Dingboche.
Day 08. Trek to Lobuche (4910 meters).
Day 09. Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters).
Day 10. Hike up Kalapattar (5545 meters) to see the sunrise and panoramic view including of Everest then trek down to Pheriche (4200 meter).
Day 11. Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters).
Day 12. Trek to Lukla (3404 meters).
Day 13. Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning.
Day 14. Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements.
Min. 2 person in the Group USD 1200 per person
Single Supplement Fee USD 200
(If you book the trip early and in a group you will get special discount)
Cost Included during Everest Base Camp Trekking
All the ground transportation by private tourist vehicles.
Both ways domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu with airport tax.
Full board meal 3 times a day during the trekking
Deluxe hotel in Kathmandu (3 star hotel manang/Thamel Eco Resort ) accommodation as per the itinerary with breakfast
Comfortable private vehicle as per itinerary
Professional tour guide on day trip in Kathmandu.
Government licensed English speaking Guide and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter Between 2 Person basis), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, and medicine.
All necessary paper work Permit & TIMS card (Trekker’s information management system)
Travel & Rescue arrangement.
Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
Cost Not Included during Everest Base Camp Trekking
International Flight, Airport tax and Nepal Visa fee
Major meals in Cities (Kathmandu)
Monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu city tour.
All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, tea / coffee, snacks, shower, battery re-charge laundry charge etc.
Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
Cost raised by flight cancelation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control.