Tour Details

  • 16 Days(s)

  • Private Guide

  • English

  • 5550m

overview

Showcasing the mighty Mount Everest as its main attraction, the Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most popular treks in Nepal. A trek best suited for those who wish to witness the roof of the world through their naked eyes and even set foot on it! Explore the Khumbu region (Mahalangur Himalayan range) and also the diverse forests of the world’s highest located national park, the Sagarmatha National Park.

Begin your trek with a thrilling flight to Lukla from Kathmandu as you land in the tiny airstrip of the Lukla airport. Following a rugged trail and crossing several suspension bridges, you will reach Phakding and then continue the journey to Jorsalle. The Sagarmatha National Park beings at Jorsalle, and exploring the region, you will reach Namche Bazaar then to Khumjung to enjoy the cultural hotspots. Experience the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people living in the Khumbu region as you explore their culture, heritage, festivals, and lifestyle. Spend a day at Dingboche to stand in awe as you prepare for your epic trek to the Everest Base Camp. Pass through Gorakshep and finally set foot on Mount Everest and enjoy the feeling of accomplishment! Then head to Kalapatthar the next day to soak in the mesmerizing sight of the mountains like Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Ama Dablam! And finally, head back home with a feeling of extreme satisfaction! This is a trek of your lifetime!

Tour Highlights

  • Full-Day Kathmandu city tour in UNESCO world heritage sites
  • Scenic mountain flight to Lukla
  • Natural UNESCO heritage site (Sagarmatha National Park)
  • Everest Himalayan range with Makalu (4th highest mountain in Nepal)
  • Traditional Sherpa villages with beautiful carvings
  • Buddhist monuments
  • Beautiful valleys, glacier, vegetation, rivers, waterfall, wildlife and more

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Itinerary

  • 30 Minute Drive from Airport
  • 3 Star Hotel

The representatives from our agency will receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport, and they will take you directly to the hotel where refreshments await your arrival. After a short introduction with the guides and officials of our agency, you are free to enjoy your free time! Going out for a walk in the Thamel area is a good idea, and don't forget to check out the nightlife in the area! You will spend the night at the hotel.

  • 6-7 hrs
  • 3 Star Hotel

We will have a short pre-trip meeting before heading out to explore the city of Kathmandu. The trip will begin by climbing the steps of the Swyambhunath stupa, and then we will head towards the Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. We will also take a look around the courtyards of Kathmandu Durbar Square before heading to the Bouddhanath Stupa, where our short trip comes to an end. You will stay at the same hotel for the night.

  • 30 minutes flight and 3 hrs trek
  • Guest House

On the third day, you will finally head towards Lukla to begin the Everest Base camp Trek. Enjoy beautiful scenes of mountains and a hair raising descent onto the Lukla airport as we finally reach the mountain regions. Then we will begin our trek to Phakding by passing through a forest. We will stay overnight at Phakding.

  • 6 hrs
  • Guest House

You will journey through forest trails and catch some glimpses of Thamserku (6,608m) as you head towards Jorsalle. Jorsalle is the entry point of the Sagarmatha National Park, which remains adorned with exquisite flora and fauna. You will journey through the rugged Himalayan trail, heading towards Namche Bazaar, where you will stay for the night.

  • 4 hrs hike
  • Guest House

Climbing to higher altitudes at a fast rate can be quite strenuous and possibly dangerous too! So we will take a day for acclimatization at Namche Bazaar. We will bring the day by trekking towards Everest View Hotel, the hotel at the highest altitude in the world.  With panoramic Mountain ranges behind our back, you will also get a breathtaking view of Mount Everest (8,848m). Moreover, if you happen to be there on Fridays or Saturdays, you can also visit the local market! You will stay overnight at a cosy lodge in Namche.

  • 5 hrs. Trek
  • Guest House

We will begin our journey towards the hamlet of Tengboche on day 6 of the trek. Hiking through a pleasant trail alongside the mesmerizing forest and exquisite views of the Himalayas, the hike will be stunning eye candy for all. Tengboche is well known for the Dawa Choling Gompa and also Mani Rimdu festival, which is unique to Tengboche. We will stay at Tengboche to spend the night.

  • 5 hrs. Trek
  • Guest House

Along with the change in altitude, the landscape and the vegetation change too. As we head to Dingboche on the 7th day of the trek, you will notice alpine shrubs instead of lush green forests along the way. As we make way through the thinning pine and rhododendron forests, the majestic peak of Ama Dablam (6,856m) will have your back. You will continue on the trail and reach Dingboche, where you will rest for the day.

  • 4 hrs hike
  • Guest House

We will take another day for acclimatization at Dingboche. Surrounded by the majestic Himalayas, Dingboche is an excellent place to take a day off. You can get a great view of the entire Everest Region from Dingboche. We will stay overnight at Dingboche.

  • 4-5 hrs. Trek
  • Guest House

On day 9, we will head towards Lobuche, and on the way, we will encounter the mesmerizing peaks of Cholatse (6,440m) and Taboche (6,367m). We will then continue our way towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier and finally reach Lobuche. Lobuche is the final stop before heading towards the Everest Base Camp, and we will stay there for the night.

  • 7-8 hrs. Trek
  • Guest House

The 10th day marks our ascent to the Everest Base Camp. We will walk on the trail leading back to the Khumbu Glacier before crossing Gorakshep to reach the Everest Base Camp. The Everest Base Camp is the entry point to the world’s tallest mountain. Feel the adrenalin course through your veins as you set your foot on the mighty Everest! We will spend the night at Gorakshep.

  • 5 hrs. Trek
  • Guest House

On this day, we will trek to Kalapatthar to get a clear view of the Majestic Himalayas. Along with the early morning sun, the sight of the glistening mountains is sure to melt your heart away.  Mount Everest (8,848m), Nuptse (7,861m), Changtse (7,543m), Lhotse (8,414m), Ama Dablam (6,856m), Lingtren (6,749m), Cho Oyu (8,188m) are some of the mountains that you will be able to observe. We will then descend to the lake bed at Gorakshep and prepare for our trek to Pheriche.

  • 6-7 hrs. Trek
  • Guest House

As we begin our descent towards Namche Bazaar, we will start seeing lush green forests, and we will leave behind Thamserku (6,608m). We will walk along sandy and rough hilly trails, walk past mani stones and prayer flags before reaching Tengboche and then continue our path to Namche. We will reach Namche Bazaar to spend the night there.

  • 6-7 hrs. Trek
  • Guest House

The 13th day marks the final day of our trek in the Himalayan region as we leave Namche for Lukla. We will be leaving behind the exquisite Sagarmatha National Park and the gateway to the Himalayas. The journey to Lukla is 6 hours long, and along the way, we will pass through forests of oak, pine, and juniper trees.

  • 30 minutes Flight
  • 3 Star Hotel

Time to say farewell to the Himalayas as we prepare to fly back to Kathmandu. Taking an early flight at the thrilling airstrip of Lukla, we will soar along with the clouds for about 35-40 minutes. You will be transferred to a hotel in Kathmandu upon arrival, where you will spend the night.

  • Rest
  • 3 Star Hotel

You will get a chance to explore the culture and heritage of the Kathmandu valley on the 15th day. Take a step back and let your body recover from the strenuous trek. Try some local delicacies or maybe go out for sightseeing. You can always feel free to visit some monasteries or temples if that is your taste. Once you are done exploring the v, we will have managed a wonderful farewell dinner for you. Enjoy your night in the valley of the temples!

  • 30 Minute Drive to Airport
  • None

Our representatives will drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport and bid you farewell. We expect that you will have had an enjoyable experience during the trek and will always await your return.

What’s included/excluded

What's Included

  • Airport pickups and drop-offs by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 4 nights in a standard hotel including breakfast as per the itinerary (twin sharing basis).
  • Ground and domestic air transportation fees for the trip.
  • Standard meals (BLD) during the trek along with a cup of hot tea/coffee during breakfast
  • Required documents, national park entry permits, Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entrance fees
  • Accommodations in lodges and tea houses during the treks.
  • Experienced and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people).
  • All required accommodations and insurance for the guide and porter.
  • Emergency helicopter service, which will be covered by your travel insurance.
  • Farewell dinner on last night.
  • Certificate of achievement
  • All government taxes (Gst) and Stationery expenses.

What's Not Included

  • Nepal entry visa fee (the visa will be quickly issued to you upon your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport(Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos & 25 USD.
  • Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Packaged snacks, dessert/chocolate.
  • Hot shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek.
  • International airfare.
  • Tips for the guide, porter & driver.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the including section.

cancellation

For cancellation, please inform 30 days prior else the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Good to know

Requirement List

  • Breathable Underwear
  • Thermal Layers
  • Trekking Shirts
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Down Jacket (Feather Jacket)
  • Hiking Trousers
  • Waterproof Jacket and Trouser
  • Sun Hat
  • Woollen Hat
  • Buff
  • Inner Gloves
  • Outer Windproof Gloves
  • Hiking Boots
  • Sports Shoes and Sandals
  • Trekking Socks
  • Fingers and Toe Warmer
  • Duffel Bag and Rucksack
  • Daypack
  • Sleeping Bag and Liner
  • Earplugs
  • Trekking Poles
  • Head Torch
  • Sunglass
  • Extra Camera Batteries
  • Lip Balm and Moisturizing Cold Cream
  • Plastic Bag
  • Quick Drier Towel
  • Rain Cover and Bag Cover
  • Soap and Shampoo