Trek: Everest Base Camp

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Important Info

  • Min Group Size: 2
  • Max Group Size: Negotiable
  • Accom Star Rating: 3*
  • Difficulty Level: Strenuous
  • Terrain: High Altitude

Overview:

Passing from alpine valleys and into the world of barren lands and snow capped giants, this journey will take you on a discovery of not just mother nature at her finest, but a discovery of yourself. Every day you will be pushing your body harder, carrying yourself further into the deep Himalaya, with Everest keeping her watchful eye over you, keeping you strong.

There will be days when you’re tired, when you’re breathless, and when your body is screaming at you to stop – but, when you look up from your hurting feet as you’re taking one step in front of the other, you will see the reasons why you decided to do this! The epic scale of those mountains that sit directly in front of you, to the side of you, and behind you, will make you feel something that quite possibly you’ve never felt before. As I try to think of the words to explain it; majestic, awe, sorrow, joy, humbling, epic, spring to my mind. But really there isn’t a word, it’s an emotion, a feeling, something that you can only really understand when experiencing it for yourself.

Full Trekking Route: 

Lukla (2865m) • Phakding (2650m) • Namche Bazaar (3440m) • Tengboche (3870m) • Dingboche (4410m) • Lobuche (4930m) • Gorak Shep (5180m) • Everest Base Camp (5364m) • Kala Patar (5545m) • Lobuche • Pheriche (4280m) • Namche Bazaar • Lukla

 Please note that this map is not a true account to the route you will be taking, it’s merely just a guide to indicate where each location is.

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival into Kathmandu

Local trek representative will welcome you at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel. Rest and equipment checking by the guide, final preparation for flying to Lukla the following day.

  • Accommodation: Hotel   •   Meals Included: None

Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding

In the morning, take a spectacular 40 minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, providing unforgettable views of the terraced landscape and river valleys below, as well as up-close perspectives of some of the world’s highest mountains. Your trek will start from here, and after an easy afternoon’s scenic walk, take rest with an overnight stay near Phakding.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Voyage through the magnificent forests of rhododendron, ending your nature-filled journey at Namche Bazaar (7 hrs from Phakding). While passing this long and often-steep passage, experience both the serenity and scenery of blue pine forests, firs, and junipers.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 4: Day of Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar

Enjoy the beauty of Namches quaint village as well as the friendliness and hospitality of its local people. Trekkers may also want to hike up to the Everest viewing point for your first glimpse of the tallest mountain in the world.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 5: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

You’ll begin your trek with awe-inspiring, unforgettable views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse , Cholatse, Kantaiga, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. This stretch of the trek (approximately 3 hours) is quite an easy walk from Namche to Phunki, followed by a three hour ascent towards Tengboche.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 6: Tengboche to Dingboche

Journey towards Dingboche and trek through forests filled with of a variety of lush trees; Birch, Conifers and Rhododendron. This picturesque trail dips down to Devuche, crossing the Imja River before climbing up to your destination for the day.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 7: Day of Acclimatization in Dingboche

Acclimatize for trekking. At this altitude the scenery will have changed and you will notice a different feel in the air. Rest, and take your time to adjust to your new surroundings. You can acclimatise with some local hiking, experiencing the breathtaking views of Ama Dablam, one of the most beautiful mountains in the world.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 8: Dingboche to Lobuche

Continuation of ascent, climbing up to a ridge, the memorial site for sherpas and expeditionists who have lost their lives in attempts to summit Everest. The views from here will take your breathe away. Continue on to Loboche, with Khumbu Glacier aside you and views of Pumori ahead of you. You are now in home territory of some of the highest peaks in the world.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 9: Lobuche to Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp

This is it guys – the day you reach Everest Base Camp! Enduring a climb of approximately two hours to arrive at Gorak Shep. Drop off your bags at your accommodation for the night, and then continue on to Everest Base Camp. Approximately a slow moving two hour hike. The entire day you will be surrounded with unimaginable scenery and close ups of these Himalayan beauties. Soak this up guys! Enjoy it, laugh, cry, cheer – you made it! Return back to Gorak Shep for an overnight stay.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 10: Gorak Shep to Kala Patar to Lobuche

It’s an early start today boys and gals! Before the sunrises,you’ll set off for one of the toughest, yet most rewarding hikes of your life. A steep climb up to Kala Patar will get you the closest you’ll ever get to Everest without actually climbing it. Watch in awe as the sun comes up over these mountains painting them magnificent pinks and oranges. Climb back down and head back to Loboche for the night.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 11: Lobuche to Pheriche

Enjoy a gentle, view-filled descent from Lobuche to Pheriche

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 12: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

You’ll be almost running back down to Namche as the oxygen gets thicker, and the idea of a hot shower and some wifi gets closer.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 13: Discover Namche Bazaar

Spend this day resting and sharing in memories of your great adventure. Maybe even enjoy a celebratory beer in the Irish Pub (yep, you can even find one here!).

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

An easy walk down to Lukla for your final night’s stay in the Khumbu region – Your trip to the top of the world completed. Your body may be feeling slightly sore, but believe me when I say; this will not compare to the triumph and exhilaration you’ll be feeling – you should be proud! Well done.

  • Accommodation: Tea house   •   Meals Included: B, L, D & one drink with each meal

Day 15: Lukla to Kathmandu

Take a return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu where you can kick up your feet and relax at your hotel; taking time to reflect on your epic journey behind you.

  • Accommodation: Hotel   •   Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner at Typical Nepali restaurant with culture shows. 

Day 16 and 17: A Day in Kathmandu and Departure

Rest or check out a few monuments in Kathmandu before your return journey home the next day.
  • Accommodation: Hotel   •   Meals Included: Breakfast

*  B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Hurrah You Did It! Well Done 🙂

 

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Price: USD $1300

(Based on two adults sharing. Please note that single supplements may apply.)

Includes:
  • Internal flight: Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • All meals and drinks as indicated above
  • All accommodations as indicated above
  • Return airport transfers
  • Local and professional representative
  • Professional Guides & porters and all their expenses (all guides and porters are fully insured)
  • All necessary permits required for trek
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Your own map for you to keep
Excludes:
  • International Flights
  • Entrance visa into Nepal
  • Indicated meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra beverages
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Travel Insurance (Please note you MUST be insured for altitudes of up to 6000m)
  • Personal/natural expenses.
  • Anything NOT stated in the above inclusions

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