Tour Details

  • 12 Days(s)

  • Guided Trek

  • English

  • 5,500m

overview

12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is your perfect option for treks to go around the incredible peaks in the Everest Region. Many mountain peaks will make your jaw drop in awe and excitement. The best part of 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is exploring Dingboche, Gorakshep, Lobuche, and Kala Patthar one after another. The trek starts as soon as you go to Lukla from Kathmandu. Experience the exciting yet adventurous flight to Lukla. You need to go on the trail from Dudh Koshi to Phakding and to Namche Bazar which is the tourist hub in the Himalayan Region. All and all, the Everest Trek of 12 Days takes you closer to the authenticity of the Himalayan Area.

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy the majestic sunrise view from Kala Patthar
  • Hike up to Chhukum: a beautiful place
  • Visit Namche Bazar
  • The mystic mountain view of Makalu, Amadablam, Tawoche Peak, and Island Peak

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Itinerary

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

From Kathmandu, we take an early flight to Lukla (2886 m.) on the very first of the trek. We'd be refreshed at one of the hotels when we arrived at Lukla and then start our trek to Phakding (2640 m.). After trekking for quite a while, we walk up the mountainside on the Dudh Koshi's left bank. Nupla (5885 m) can be seen on the opposite bank at a stone-throwing distance where the view is pretty fascinating. Later on that day, we arrive at Phakding in the late afternoon and stop the day in a tea house.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

We start our trek to Namche Bazar (3440 m) soon after having breakfast at Phakding. The trail runs along Dudh Koshi river's right bank. Similarly, Thamserku stands on the opposite bank, which looks heavenly and swiftly moves towards Bengar. The trail now across a forest to Chumoa from the riverbed on the left bank into the mountain. We proceed with plenty of ups and downs along the trail across stram and move through the tiny Monjo village. We then come to Sagarmatha National Park Service, where you have to pay the entrance fee. We follow a short walk along this V-shaped valley's river. On the same day, we also begin to climb steeply to Namche Bazar. On the way, we will have a great view over Everest (8848 m) and Lhotse (8516 m). Lhotse is a central hub of the region for rice, trekking equipment and other essential items, flanked on the three sides by mountain ranges. Stay the night in one of the tea houses along the way.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

Relax at Namche Bazzar for acclimatization before heading to Tyangboche. This place is considered an ideal place to acclimatize to the higher altitude. Khumjung monastery is also an attracting tourist area so you cannot really place, can you? From there you can view beautiful Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Tawache, Lhotse, Kwangda and so on. Likewise, visit the museum just above the city that exhibits Sherpa culture while returning to Namche. Stop the day at a nice tea house lodge.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

We'd be heading for Tyangboche (3867 m) after the breakfast at Namche Bazar early in the morning. The trail continues to leave a cliff to the Dudh Koshi. Along the way, we can also have a panoramic view of the Himalayas like Ama Dablam (6812 m), Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855 m) and Tawoche (6501 m) in this section as well. We'd meet and enter Tyangboche via Trashinga, Phunki Tenga. Tyangboche offers a beautiful sunrise and sunset view of Everest and Ama Dablam. Stay the night in one of the tea houses in Tyangbiche.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

Early from the morning start to trek from Tyangboche (4260 m.) to Dingboche. Leaving Tyangboche at the background, we walk down a valley of rhododendrons and reach Deboche. Crossing a suspension bridge at Imja Khola, we head to the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse towards Minlinggo and inter Imjatse Valley. We end up at Dingboche and Lodge at tea house overnight.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

On the sixth day, we acclimatize to become familiar with the local environment. Having breakfast at the teahouse, we stroll around the village and even hike up to Chhukum in the afternoon. The place also offers a magnificent look over the top of Island, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawoche and others. We come back to Dingboche in the late afternoon and take some rest. Lodge at tea house overnight.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

Form Dingboche, which is situated at a distance of five and a half hours normal walk, it turns to go towards Lobuche after the morning breakfast. The road is gentle up to the village of Pheriche. Along the trail, we'd be privileged to have panoramic views of Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam, Pokalde (5741 m), Kongma-Tse (5820 m) and Nuptse's high wall. We'd have lunch at Dugla (4595 m) and trek to Lobuche. Stay the night in one of the tea houses of Lobuche.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

We walk to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep (5140 m.), after breakfast at Lobuche. It is the trek's most gratifying section. Our trail goes through rocky trail and glacier Khumbu. At a stone-throwing distance, the view of Nuptse, Lho-La, and Khumbutse emerge. Visit the base camp in Everest and return to Gorakshep. Stay at a lodge tea house overnight.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

We start the trek to Kala Patthar (5545 m.) from Gorakshep and trek to Pheriche (4243 m). We get ready to climb Kala Patthar (5545 m) early in the morning and appreciate the magnificent sunrise view. From Kala Patthar, we would see Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, and many more. Aid Post to the Himalayan Rescue Association is available at Pheriche. For medical treatment, there are foreign volunteer doctors in this region. Stop the trek at one of the tea houses.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

On the tenth day of the trek its time to trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m). It takes about six hours on the way to Tyangboche, to reach Namche Bazaar. On the way, we'll visit traditional villages such as Khumjung and Khunde as well. We are going to visit a monastery owned by Yeti Scalp. In the late afternoon, we finally arrive at Namche Bazaar and stop the trek at tea house.

  • 6 Hour
  • Guest House

Soon after the morning breakfast at Namche Bazaar's teahouse and we begin our journey to Lukla. It is our last day of trekking. Lunch is going to be served along the way. We'd get refreshed upon arrival at Lukla and take some rest. Overnight lodge at the tea house of Lukla.

  • 1 Hour
  • None

From Lukla, we board our early flight to Kathmandu. We would be received by our representatives upon arrival at the TIA and transferred to the hotel. We will drive you to the airport in the afternoon on the same day as per your flight.

What’s included/excluded

Cost Includes:

  • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Domestic airport picks up and drops by car/ Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK) / domestic airport Tax.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation, and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Sagarmatha National park entrance permit and fees.
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
  • Duffle bag, if necessary.
  • Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with a cultural dance show
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges

Cost Not Included:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • Hot shower during the trekking.
  • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)

cancellation

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Good to know

Some recommended equipment list for trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal is given below. Our porters will carry around 20 kg to 25 kg of your big bag. And it's better to have your day pack on your own, where you can keep the things you need for the day. Like a camera and clip, tea, napkins, warm place tee-shirt, and cold place warm jacket and so on.

This checklist of equipment suggests several items that you could put on a trek. Don't carry them all because you're going to overload your backpack.

For all treks?

Clothing

  • Warm down or fibre-filled jacket for winter treks
  • Warm inners, jumpers and sweater
  • Hiking shorts for the easy walk
  • Umbrella, raincoat and waterproof jackets (in case it rains on the way) 
  • Extra pair of hiking pants, t-shirt or blouse 
  • Undergarments 
  • For sun protection bring hats

 
Footwear

  • Comfortable trekking or running shoes
  • Take an extra pair of camp shoes or thongs
  • Warm socks (Polypropylene)

Other equipment

  • Easy Backpack 
  • Bring a sleeping bag along with you 
  • Location index, maps, and guidebook
  • Water bottle along with the filter
  • Torchlight and batteries

Miscellaneous items

  • Toiletries
  • Towel
  • Laundry soap
  • Toilet paper & cigarette lighter
  • Pre-moistened towelettes
  • Sunscreen (SPF 15+)
  • Small knife
  • Sewing kit
  • Iodine, water purification tablets or filter
  • Medical & first-aid kit 

For treks with longer stay above 4000m.?

Clothing

  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon windbreaker
  • Nylon wind pants
  • Long underwear
  • Woollen hat (or balaclava)
  • Gloves
  • Gaiters

Footwear

  • Easy mountain trekking boots
  • Woolen thick socks
  • Light cotton socks to wear under woollen socks
  • Down boots

Miscellaneous items

  • Goggles or sunglasses
  • Sunscreen for lips

Optional equipment

  • Gear
  • Camera and its lenses along with the protective cover
  • Lens cleaner
  • GPS units to help with your location
  • Way navigation device
  • Thermometer 

Miscellaneous items

  • Binocular to help you with the view
  • Books and magazines to pass your time
  • Get small duffel bag to leave behind your stuff in Kathmandu
  • Get a padlock
  • Stuff sacks and plastic bags