Tour Details

  • 16 Days(s)

  • Fluent English speaking Guide

  • English, Nepali Hindi

  • 5550m from sea level

overview

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most sought trekking destinations in Nepal. Several travelers from all over the world come to trek to the Everest Base Camp annually. The Everest region in Nepal is the home to the tallest peak of the world, that is, Mt. Everest at the altitude of 8848 meters. It is called Sagarmatha in Nepali. This gigantic peak was summated by the Nepali Sherpa, Tenzing Norgay and the Edmund Hillary from New Zealand. Since this summit, different trekking trails have been operated in Everest region which has been able to attract many trekkers with different levels of experience. Other excellent peaks in this region are Mt. Pumori (7145 meters), Gokyo Ri (5350 meters) and Kalapathhar (5545 meters).

While the main highlight of this trekking journey is to get to the Everest Base Camp (5380 meters), there is so much to explore as well as see in this region. It has a lot to offer in terms of the landscape, wildlife, vegetation, people and culture. You will see picturesque villages, monasteries, monuments here. If you are lucky, you may spot the blue sheep, barking deer, musk deer, Himalayan Tahr, the Tibetan snow-cock along with the interesting yaks. This is going to be a wonderful journey. You will love your experience in the Himalayas.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the interesting Sherpa Culture
  • Exhilarating trail and amazing terrain
  • Majestic peaks like Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Everest, Makalu and so on
  • Step on the Everest Base Camp
  • Enjoy the surrounding of Namche Bazaar
  • The warm hospitality of locals

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Itinerary

  • 45 Minutes
  • 3 Star Hotel

You will be received by our representative at the airport as soon as you reach the international airport at Kathmandu (1345 meters). You will be transferred to the hotel conveniently. You can spend your evening time relaxing. Overnight stay at hotel.

  • Sightseeing 6 hours
  • 3 Star Hotel

After grabbing breakfast at the hotel, we head out for sightseeing around the Kathmandu city. We go to the significant sites like Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey temple, along with Boudhanath Stupa. We get back to the hotel and rest. We can use the free time for trek preparation; we can go shop for trekking gears near Thamel if you like. Overnight stay at hotel.

  • 4 Hours
  • Guest House

We start early after having breakfast at the hotel while in Kathmandu. We head to the Kathmandu airport first and then take the flight to get to Lukla. This scenic flight will take around thirty-five minutes. You will be introduced to the trekking staffs like porters, guide, and others at Lukla. We begin our trekking journey as we follow the Dudh Koshi river bank, leftwards. This will be easy; it takes around three to four hours and we finally reach Phakding.

  • 6 Hours
  • Guest House

We eat breakfast in the lodge and begin our journey on this day as we follow the river, Dudh Koshi. We cross and enter a park at Jorsale. We grab lunch at Jorsale and then walk for a few hours to reach Namche Bazaar. We walk past a trail with pines and a plateau to get to the place where the Saturday market is organized. Namche Bazaar is breathtaking; surrounded by 3 mountain ranges and faces the river, Dudh Koshi on one side. This is the main market hub here; you can even buy climbing equipment here.

Overnight stay at a teahouse or lodge.

  • 5 Hours
  • Guest House

Namche Bazaar is situated amid two ridges near the gigantic peaks of Khumbu. There are many tea shops, lodges as well as souvenir shops here. This is a wonderful spot to stay for acclimatization. We can go to the Khumjung village en route Everest View hotel at Syangbuche. We can spot majestic peaks including the mighty Everest. Khumjung village is occupied by Sherpa community and it even has an ancient monastery here. We can pay a visit to this monastery and then get back to Namche. 

Overnight stay at a lodge or teahouse.

  • 5 Hours
  • Guest House

We begin our trek after breakfast. We walk across the ridge trail and the mountain path. We will find some zigzags and then we can spot the majestic peaks like Kantega, Thamserku along with Kusum Kangrib. We move down to the river and get to Phunki Tenga. We walk across a rhododendron forest to get to the Tengboche monastery. We move to our lodge and then take time visiting the nearby area and visit the monastery there as per your preference.

  • 5 Hours
  • Guest House

We eat breakfast and then move down walking past the rhododendron forest to reach Imja river. We cross the bridge over it and then walk past the long Mani stone wall to reach Pangboche. We walk across summer pasturelands to finally reach Dingboche village. Overnight stay at a teahouse/ lodge.

  • 5 Hours
  • Guest House

We take this day to rest and acclimatize to the increasing elevation in Dingboche. We can savour the sight of the north face of the majestic Ama Dablam along with the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. We explore the natural surroundings of this area which leads up to the picturesque Island Peak. We can have a short walk and relaxation later in the afternoon and we can have short trips to nearby areas for acclimatization.

  • 5 Hours
  • Guest House

On this day, our trek takes us to the north. We walk for around fifty minutes to reach a place with Mani prayer Stupa. Our trekking path overlooks the beautiful Pheriche village and we can spot the spectacular Ama Dablam, Mt. Tawache as well as the north Pokalde (5741 meters), Nuptse and Kongma Tse (5820 meters). Our trail connects to Dugla (4595 meters). We can find a tiny wooden bridge above a pristine river flowing from the Khumbu glacier and then we walk uphill to the top. We can sport the beautiful Mt. Pumori and even the West Everest. After a brief break here, we head to Lobuche. Overnight stay at a lodge or teahouse.

  • 7 Hours
  • Guest House

We head to the Base camp after getting breakfast at the lodge. We follow the path with rocky moraine, and we witness the icy glacial pond as well as the icebergs below the pristine Khumbu glacier. We walk downhill to reach Gorekshep where we eat lunch. We leave all of our baggage here and then start towards Everest Base Camp. 
After exploring the surrounding near the Everest Base Camp, we get back to Gorekshep where we stay overnight at a teahouse.

  • 7 Hours
  • Guest House

Early in the morning, we head towards Kala Pathhar (5545 meters). We savor the sight of the sunrise and the panorama of the majestic peaks like Mount Everest along with other peaks like Khumbutse, Pumori, Lingtren, Nuptse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and so on. We move down to Gorekshep after this and grab breakfast. We move to Pheriche; it is going to be a gentle walk. Overnight stay at a lodge or teahouse.

  • 6 Hours
  • Guest House

After we eat breakfast, we begin our journey for this day. We retrace our steps back to Namche Bazaar and walk across lush green rhododendron forest. Tengboche is a tiny village which has a monastery. This monastery has to offer amazing views of Ama Dablam, raging rivers and green hills. We stop here for lunch and then head back to Namche. Overnight stay at a lodge or teahouse.

  • 6 Hours
  • Guest House

This day marks the final day of our adventurous trekking journey. There will be short ascending and descends on this day. We climb uphill and then move down to the river, Bhote Koshi. The final uphill climb takes us to Lukla where we stay overnight at a lodge or teahouse.

  • 1 Hour
  • 3 Star Hotel

After early morning breakfast, we go to the Lukla airport and board on the flight to Kathmandu. You will be transferred to your hotel; you can spend your time involved in individual activities. Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Leisure Day
  • 3 Star Hotel

This day has been separated as a spar day just in case the weather turns bad in Lukla or the flight gets canceled due to other reasons. If you prefer, we can arrange a day tour around the city for sightseeing or shopping. Also, you have the choice to remove this spare day; please contact us for cancellation or other available options.

  • 30 Minutes
  • None

You will be escorted to the international airport by our representative at Ascent Holidays Pvt. Ltd. We are glad that you chose us for traveling around Everest. We are extremely happy to have gotten this opportunity to serve you. From the airport, you will head back to your native land or your next travel destination. Contact us for more tour and trekking options.

What’s included/excluded

Includes

  • Hotel and airport pickup and drop off by private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation inclusive of breakfast in the city
  • Complete land transportation and domestic flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • Government licensed guide and trekking staff
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner while trekking
  • Accommodation facility while trekking
  • Permit and TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card
  • Trekking certificate from the company
  • Fee for Sagarmatha National Park
  • Important government paperwork, VAT and Tax

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping to porter and guide
  • Tea, coffee, chocolates, and alcoholic drinks
  • Additional meals and accommodation
  • Travel insurance charge
  • The entrance fee during Kathmandu city tour
  • Dinner and lunch at Kathmandu

cancellation

Please remember that you can do free cancellation within two months of booking the trip.

Good to know

Note that we at Ascent Holidays are not liable for issues like adverse weather condition, property damage and so on. Nevertheless, we will make sure you face no inconvenience so we will manage as well as support you as much as we can.