Everest base camp trekking is without doubt one of the most renowned travel destination in the world. For adventure travellers an exciting opportunity to be at the foot of world’s highest mountain - Mount Everest. Indeed Mount Everest Base Camp (5380m) has been popular trekking since the trail first successful expeditions of Mount Everest Summit (8848 meter) on May 29th, 1953 by Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. The Everest base camp trekking reveals some of the most breath- taking scenery of the Himalayan region.
Everest base camp trekking begins half an hour spectacular adventures mountain flight to Lukla on the next day of your arrival in Kathmandu airport. On the first of trekking the foot trail follows Dudh Kosi River. Then following day it crosses forests of rhododendron and magnolia, villages and monasteries. On the second day you reach at Namche Bazaar, a bustling bazaar, that’s a junction for trekkers. The Namche bazaar is the spectacular place to rest and shopping the village has two museums, several internet cafes, pizza houses, three cafes (locally known as bakeries).
The Namche bazaar is getaway of the Everest base camp trekking. From here you will trek along a high traversing path and reach at Tyangboche, an old Buddhist monastery located on a ridge top in the Tengboche at 3,867m in Khumjung village community. This monastery is also known as Dawa Choling Gompa. Then following days you will be at Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorakhashep. Form Gorak Shep you will visit the Everest Base Camp and ascend to the black rocks called Kala Patthar (5555m). After visiting the major target place Mount Everest base camp at the foot of the Khumbu ice fall then you will trek back to the Lukla airport following the same previous route with spending few days overnight at different places. The views are much better after the summer monsoons have cleared the atmosphere.
Day 01: Arrival in KathmanduAfter arrival in Kathmandu International airport, meet our officer. He will assist you to transfer your hotel. At hotel our officer gives you orientation of the overall trip. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2810m). Trek to Phakding (2652m)Early morning transfer to Kathmandu airport domestic terminal to catch flight to Lukla (2810m).The flight duration is approximately 45 minutes. Have a tea and coffee in Lukla.. Then your trekking starts from Lukla. The trail contour through the Sherpa village and yak pasture land. Have a lunch in Thado Koshi (2591m) with stunning view of Kum Kangaru(6370m). You will see the painted Mani wall in Ghat (chhuthawa) village. In the late afternoon you arrive to Phakding. O/n at mountain lodge
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446 m)Your trekking starts after breakfast at mountain lodge. You cross long suspension bridge over the Dhudh Koshi River which is originated from Khumbu glacier. Today you will enter the Sagarmatha National Park in Monjo village. You have lunch in Jorsale(2740m).The trail goes ahead along the Dudhakoshi river. After half an hour steep walking you will see Mt Everest (8848m). The trail ascends until Namche Bazaar through the alpine forest. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 04: Rest in Namche Bazaar/ Excursion Namche Bazaar and Syangboche(3880m). Back to Namche Bazaar.Rest day in Namche Bazaar is especially for acclimatization with altitude. During this day you can walk around Namche Bazaar. Here you can get many facilities such as bank, internet, Bakery and shopping. After the breakfast One and half hour steep walking to Syangboche(3880m). From Syangboche you can see Mt. Everest(8848m), Lhotse(8516m), Ama Dablam(6814m), Thamserku (6618m) and more mountains. After lunch in Khumjung village(3780m) hike back to the Namche Bazaar. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche(3867 m).7h walking.Today you can see very close up view of Thamserku (6618m), Ama Dablam(6814m). Also you can see Mount Everest (8848) and other world high mountains. On the way you can see Nepal national bird Pheasant and mountain animal called Himalayan Thar. From Kyangjuma the trail goes to all the way down to the Dudha Koshi. After crossing long suspension bridge then the trail ascends through the pine trees.Two and half hour walking you will arrive to Tengboche(3860m). O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche(4260m).Form Tengboche trail move down towards Deboche(3820m).After Deboche, the trail becomes very pleasant. You will feel very comfortable. Here you have chances to see Musk deer. It is very rare wild animal. After crossing iron bridge on your right side you can see the great view of Ama Dablam(6814m). Then the trail moves gradually up to Pangboche(4410m). After the lunch in Shomare (4110m)you walk around two hour and arrive to Dingboche Village (4410m). O/n at mountain lodge
Day 07: Dingboche to Lobuche(4930 m).Form Dingboche the trail climb up 20m above the village. From here you can see panoramic view of Khumbu Mountains including Mt, Makalu (8463m). Tea break in Dughla(4620m). After Dughla you ascend along with pebbly and sandy trail. After half and hour climb you arrive to Dughla Pass (4830m). In Dughla pass you see monuments on the memory of Everest climbers who has lost their life while climbing Mt. Everest. From here trail goes gradually up to the Lobuche (4910m). Evening sunset view of the Nuptse(7864m). 5h hour walking. O/n at mountain lodge
Day 08: Lobuche to Gorkhashep(5140m)- Everest base camp (5364m). Return back to the Gorakhashep.This morning you might feel chilly because temperature may go down -2 to 3 degree celsius. In the beginning you walk along the flat trial through yak pasture trail (50 minutes). Then you have to walk in glacier. The trail is rough and icy in some part. And you arrive to Gorak Shep (5140m). At this time the temperature is nearly 10 to 15 degree Celsius. You might feel fatigue. Have lunch and rest in Gorak Shep. After light lunch start to hike to the Everest base camp (5364m). After a while return back to Gorak Shep. Enjoy the view of Khumbu glacier and foot of world highest mountain. 8 hour walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 09: Gorkha shep to Kalapatter(5545m). And down to the Lobuche(4930 m).Early in the morning start climb to the Kalapatthar(5550m). After nearly two and half hour climbing, you will reach on top of the Kalapatthar. There you get little bit strong wind. Kalapatthar is one of the prime points for the massive view of Mount Everest (8848m). Enjoy the view of Mt. Everest and other towering mountains.
Day 10: Lobuche to Pangboche.7h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 11: Pangboche to Namche Bazzar. 8h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Lukla. 8h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.
You should pack up early in the morning. Then have a breakfast and hike down to Lukla airstrip. Take a flight to Kathmandu. The rest of your day is free in Kathmandu. In evening you can stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can do some last minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu Day 16: Transfer to the airport for your onward journey Today is your the last day in Nepal. Our officer will come to meet you at your hotel to escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight home.
Day 14: Transfer to the Kathmandu international airport for final departure. Onward your journey.
A typical trekking day means hiking from morning to afternoon only. Each morning after packing bags and having a good breakfast, we set off on the day's walk. We will recommend you to carry is a small day pack containing water bottle,sun cream, hat, raincoat, camera and warm jumper just case. Rest of your materials the porters will carry. The walk will be 3-4 hours in the morning until for lunch in midday. We stop one hour for simple lunch on the way to destination in tea house at small village. Here you can rest (readbooks, write your diary) or you can explore the village Read More
In above trekking we offer you accommodation in tea house (mountain lodge). A Tea House is the combination of guest house, restaurant, and social hang out. The rooms are spare with twin beds and very little additional furniture. Blankets are generally provided. More
In Tea House trekking you will usually have breakfast and dinner in the lodge; lunch will be eaten at one of the trail side restaurants. Every Tea House serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), as well as a variety of different food items, such as rice, vegetables, More
We suggest you to drink boiled filter water. For boiled water ask to lodge people which might cost little during whole period of trekking or bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water available in the guest houses along the way. More
We offer you an experienced trekking guide. He is in charge of your overall trekking. This is the person you should go to with all problems, concerns and questions. He is well trained in all aspects of trekking, high altitude medicine, first aid and emergency procedure. More
We suggest you to bring following equipment when you come to Nepal for trekking. The list can be adjusted according to your needs, name of trekking and time of your trekking. More
Weather and climate varies as per season in Nepal. Autumn (mid-September to end-November)
Autumn is the most popular time to trek. During this time, the weather is clear with mild to warm days and cold nights. However, in the higher altitude, the nights drop into freezing temperature. More
Most lodges provide hot showers, though sometimes a hot shower means a bucket of hot water only but availability of hot water can ask to your trekking guide. More
You can recharge your batteries with electricity or solar power sources. In Nepal 220 - 240 volt 50 MHZ (50 Cycles per Second) power is supplied. More
We are committed to providing the best services which will give you a once in a life time journey in this connection, we perform our duties honestly and seriously to make your journey very smooth and pleasant.More
For trekking Nepal you don't need to be a mountaineer with rippling muscles. If you are reasonably fit, have a spirit of mountain journey and like walking, you are always qualified for any trekking in Nepal. You do not need any previous experience. More
All foreign nationals, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Nepalese visa can be obtained from Nepalese Embassy or consulate in your home country or it can also be obtained at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu upon your arrival. More
You can combine the above trip with following activities: