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Everest Base Camp Trek - 12 Days Package from Kathmandu

Mount Everest View from Kalapatthar
Mount Everest View from Kalapatthar
Everest Base Camp Trek - Quick Infos:
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Medium
  • Guest House, Lodge
  • Mar, Apr, May,Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec
  • Kathmandu to Lukla & back by Twin Otter Flight

Trekking Highlight:

  • 35 mins adventurous panoramic mountain view flight.
  • Lifetime opportunity to be face to face with Mt. Everest.
  • Walk on Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa attended path.
  • Observe the world's highest peaks like Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft), Mt. Makalu (8,463m/27758ft), Mt. Pumori (7,161m/23488ft), Tharmarsarku (6,623m/21723ft) including majestic Mt. Amadablam.
  • Trek on a World Heritage Site - Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Visit Buddhist Monasteries located at high altitude.
  • Explore legendary Sherpa's Capital Village - Namche Bazar.
  • Discover Khumbu Glacier.

About Everest Base Camp Trek:

Everest Base Camp (EBC) is situated at an altitude of 5,380 m (17,600 ft) on the south side of the Mount Everest (Sagarmatha in Nepali and Chomolungma in Tibetan) in Sagarmatha National Park of Nepal. This is the first base camp that is used to spend one overnight prior to climb Mt. Everest. The first Sagarmatha Himalaya submitter Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa used this path in 1953. Afterwards, trekking to Everest Base Camp was popularly known among mountain lovers.

Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world by elevation, measured 8,845 meters (29,029 ft) above sea-level. Due to its uniqueness, UNESCO listed it in Natural World Heritage Site that people must visit in a lifetime. And to observe this snow-capped miraculous, thousands of adventure lovers visit Nepal to attend Everest Base Camp Hiking.

In this Everest Base Camp Trek, Kala Patthar (5545 m / 18,188 ft) located above Gorakshep, present an awesome view of Everest Massif. The world's highest webcam, Mount Everest webcam, is located at Kala Patthar. This place equally caters the spectacular views of Mt. Nuptse, Changtse, Lhotse and many other highest peaks.

To reach Nepal's Sagarmatha Base Camp, trekking is the only one route to the traveler. There aren't any road attached to the base of Everest from Nepal neither via air. One needs to hike for 6 to 8 days from Lukla or 2 weeks from Jiri allowing for proper altitude acclimatization in order to prevent altitude sickness.

Tenzing–Hillary Airport popularly known as Lukla is the nearest small airport to begin Everest Base Camp Trek. It is also considered as the most dangerous airport in the world due to the short, narrow and ascending runway surrounded by giant hills. Sherpas settled in this region use this airport as the means of transportation to bring their daily necessaries items, goods, and luggage.

For Everest climbers, the base camp has been divided into four section as per the altitudes and difficulties. They are Everest Base Camp I, II, III, and Everest Base Camp IV. And in this trek, you will reach up to the first among four Base Camp. The day by day Itinerary for this hiking are mentioned below. 

12 Days Trekking Itinerary:

In this Everest Base Camp Trek Package, your journey to the base of Mount Everest begins with an adventurous 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Early morning, our guide will receive you at your hotel and drive to Kathmandu Domestic Airport. Traffic Jams are uncommon during the morning time and you will reach the airport without worry. Airport checks in and collect the boarding pass.

Since Lukla is located in the hilly area, climates changes frequently. So, the clear weather is vital to operating the flight. Your flight might not fly on time and may get several hours delay. Therefore patient is very important here. If the weather permits fly to Lukla. This flight caters a lifetime opportunity to discover the lofty snow-capped Himalayas of the world. After approaching at Lukla Airport, prepare backpacks then commence hiking.

The first overnight destination of Everest Base Camp Trek is Phakding. The path follows along with Dudh Koshi River, Cheplung Village and view of the Kusum Kangraru Mountain. On the second day, hike ascending up to the Namche Bazar - the capital of Sherpa. Spend one extra night here for acclimatization. Similarly, after spending another four nights you will reach the base camp of Mt. Everest.

  • Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding.
    • Meals: Lunch, and Dinner
    • Trail Attractions: Panoramic Mountain Flight, Dudh Koshi River
    • Walking: 7/8 km, 4 Hrs
    • Max Altitude: 2,652 m / 8,699 ft (Phakding)
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazar.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Trail Attractions: Enter into Natural World Heritage Site (Sagarmatha National Park), Stunning views of Thamserku Peak and the Kongdi RI Himal
    • Walking: 11/12 km, 6/7 Hrs
    • Max Altitude: 3,440 m / 11,283 ft (Namche Bazar)
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 03: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Trail Attractions: Hike to Everest View Hotel, Explore nearby Museum and Village
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 04: Trek to Trek to Tengboche.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Trail Attractions: Tengboche Monastery
    • Walking: 10/11 km, 5/6 Hrs
    • Max Altitude: 3,860 m / 12,660 ft (Tengboche)
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 05: Trek to Dingboche.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Trail Attractions: Magnificient views of Mt. Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Island Peak, Imja Valley, Suspension Bridge
    • Walking: 10/11 km, 5/6 Hrs
    • Max Altitude: 4,410 m / 14,464 ft (Dingboche)
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 06: Acclimatization day at Dingboche.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 07: Trek to Lobuche.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Trail Attractions: follow Khumbu Glacier moraine, view of Mt. Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori, Nuptse and Mahalangur Himal
    • Walking: 10/11 km, 5/6 Hrs
    • Max Altitude: 4,910 m / 16,105ft (Lobuche)
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 08: Trek to Everest Base Camp and stay at Gorakhshep.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Trail Attractions: visit world’s highest glacier- the Khumbu Glacier, tour to Everest Base Camp
    • Walking: 13/14 km, 7/8 Hrs
    • Max Altitude: 5,364 m / 17,594 ft (Everest Base Camp)
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 09: Hike to Kala Patthar, trek down to Pangboche.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Trail Attractions: Hike to Kala Patthar, breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Chagatse, Mt. Lhotse and the Mt. Pumori and many other peaks
    • Walking: 15/16 km, 7/8 Hrs
    • Max Altitude: 5,545 m / 18,188 ft (Kala Patthar)
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazar.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 11: Trek to Lukla.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
    • Overnight: Teahouse/Lodge
  • Day 12: Fly to Kathmandu.
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Drop to your hotel. Everest Base Camp Trek finished here!

Trek Cost Includes:

  • Kathmandu Domestic Airport Picks up and drop.
  • Kathmandu to Lukla and back Flight Fares with Airport Taxes.
  • Everyday Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner as per above itinerary.
  • Teahouse/Lodge Accommodation while on Trek.
  • An English Speaking Government Licence Holder Trekking Guide.
  • One Porter for Two Hikers.
  • Guide and Porter Salary, Insurance and Accommodation.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fees.
  • Trekker's Information Management System Fees.
  • All Government Taxes.
  • Assistance in case of Emergency Evacuation.

Trek Cost Excludes:

  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel Insurance of Trekkers.
  • Bar Bills like Mineral Water, Beer, Whiskey etc.
  • International Air Fares.
  • Nepal Visa.
  • Tips and Gratitudes to Guide and Porters.
  • Use of Wi-Fi, Phone Calls, and Personal Expenses.
  • Rest of all that are not mentioned in Cost Inclusive.
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