Everest Base Camp Trek
Experience the ultimate Himalayan adventure on The Everest Base Camp Trek to 5,364m (17,598ft). This route takes you up to Kala Patthar (5,550m/18,204ft), the highest altitude of the trek, facilitating the majestic sighting of the great mountain Everest.
The strenuous journey to Everest Base Camp starts with a Trans-Himalayan flight to the mountain airstrip of Lukla (2,860m/9,383ft). This itinerary ensures proper acclimatization en route. It is an easy start to get you en route to base camp. The trek takes you through numerous Sherpa villages, provides stunning views of the Himalaya, and affords you the chance to experience rich Buddhist traditions along the way.
- Tour Name: Everest Base Camp Trek
- Price Range: $1650 US
- Duration: 15 days
- Country(s): Nepal
- Tour Type: Private
- Start & Finish: Kathmandu
- Tour Code: NEBC15
- Activities: Mountain Climbing
Price per person, based on a minimum of 2 people:
- 2 people climbing – $1650 US
- 14 nights hotels/lodges
- All meals while trekking
- Airport transfers
- Return airfare to Lukla
- Climbing permit
- Mountain guide
- Park Entrance fees
- Safety equipment
- Visas, medical insurance, trekking equipment, sleeping bags, hyperbaric chamber, oxygen tanks, tips, beverages, and items of a personal nature.
- Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bags can be provided on request
- Add on Chitwan National Park visit – from $185 US
Day 1 Kathmandu
Arrival day in Kathmandu, Nepal. Enjoy dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant for a briefing about your trek.
Day 2 Lukla and Phakding
After a short flight to the tiny airstrip at Lukla, set on the easy walk to Phakding village.
Day 3 Namche Bazaar
First of all, we cross some suspension bridges before arriving at Sagarmatha National Park. Continue on to Namche Bazaar.
Day 4 Namche Bazaar
Because of a need for acclimatization, we spend a day in Namche Bazaar. Here you can explore the town or even hike up to a lookout for your first view of Everest.
Day 5 Tyangboche
Trek through forest to magnificent views of the mighty peaks of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam on the way to Tyangboche. The highest Buddhist Monastery in the world is here.
Day 6 Dingboche
Traverse the plains to Dingboche, the start of the Imja Tse Valley.
Day 7 Dingboche
You will take another acclimitization day at Dingboche. Rest or go for a day hike to Chhukung.
Day 8 Lobuche
Tackle the steep incline to the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier, continuing along the rugged route to your lodge at Loboje.
Day 9 Gorakshep & hike to Everest Base Camp
We explore base camp and its surrounding glacier before our return to Gorekshep for overnight.
Day 10 Kala Pathar & Pheriche
Ultimately, we hike up to Kala Pathar for the most wonderful sunrise views of the Everest. Then, retrace our steps back towards Pheriche for overnight.
Day 11 Kyanjuma
As we head down now, the going is easier and the pace is faster.
Day 12 Monju
Take a short climb to hidden valley called Khumjung village, and walk back downhill for overnight at Monju.
Day 13 Lukla
Leisurely walk back to Lukla today.
Day 14 Kathmandu
After an early morning flight to Kathmandu, your guide will transfer you to your hotel for rest and relaxation after your adventure.
Day 15 Depart
Finally, you will be transferred to the International Airport for your departing flight.