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Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trek Facts

  • Duration: 16 (17) Days
  • Price: On Request
  • Max Elevation: 5,545m
  • Trek Grade: Hard
  • Best Seasons: March to May & Sep to Dec
  • Trekking Area: Everest
  • Activities: Trekking & Walking
  • Trek Highlights: Beyond trek through Sherpa land to the base of Mount Everest, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery, Kalapattar.
  • Journey Start/ End: Kathmandu Nepal
  • Culture: Sherpa Culture
  • Group Size: Min.1 and Above

Specifically if you are a mountaineer or at least a trekker then your last resort is Everest Base Camp Trek. It is the place where you feel closest to the roof of the world the Mt Everest 8,848 (29,028ft). Similarly, this route offer a mesmerizing Himalayan scenery including highest peak of the world Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt Pumori, Mt Thamserku, Island peak etc. Furthermore trekkers who go for the Everest Base Camp trek could reach one of the best viewpoints on the planet the Kala Pattar (4,350 m 13,945 ft).

To illustrate this doorway to Everest; a destination for thousands of tourists from around the globe, overlooks astounding panorama of nearby some of the highest peaks on the earth along with Khumbu glacier and down there a spectacular alpine valley. To summarize not only mesmerizing Himalayan scenery you can also explore traditional Tibetan and Sherpa culture. This also includes the monasteries along with the wilderness of its flora and fauna in Sagarmatha National Park.

Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1345m/4412ft)
Upon arrival in Kathmandu here an Orbit Nepal Adventure representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Trip arrangements and sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley.
On this day we will give you the details information about trekking program and coordinate any last­ minute arrangements. Next we will take you for sightseeing with a tour guide to visit the highlights of Kathmandu ­ specifically Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swaymbhunath and Patan Durbar Square. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2840m/9320ft) – Trek to Phakding (2610m/8560ft) 3-­4 hrs
Earlier you will take a short 45 minutes flight to Lukla (2 840m). This is the place to start trekking for Khumbu region. Later you will see amazing views of terraced hills and the distant Himalayan massive. During the way to Phakding you will pass stone walls which are sacred for the Buddhists. If fact these wall are made of up hundreds of stone tablets and giant carved boulders which are brilliantly decorated with brightly colored natural paint. Overnight the at tea house.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,290ft) ­ 5-­7hrs
After breakfast we continue hiking to Namche bazaar along the banks of the Dudh Kosi river. Subsequently we will also pass through stands of pine and oak trees and also crossing some impressive suspension bridges. Besides Namche bazaar is the gateway to the Everest region and the Sherpa capital which is a colorful village with many wonderful and interesting souvenir shops. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche bazaar (3440m/11,290ft)
Equally important we will take a day rest to acclimatize at Namche bazaar with the adjacent mountains views. Also this day we will hike up the village for the view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse (the 4th highest peak ) and Ama Dablam. In addition we can also visit the Sherpa Museum. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 06: Namche bazaar to Tengboche (3860m/12,660ft) – 5-­6 hrs
After breakfast we leave Namche Bazaar following the glacial waters of the Dudh Kosi with magnificent view of the mountain of Tengboche (3860 meters). To illustrate Tengboche is a beautiful place with a wonderful monastery and is a spiritual center. Moreover we can see the panoramic view of Kwangde, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtega, Ama Dablam and Everest also. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m/14,300ft) – 5-­6 hrs
Immediately after a short trek from Tengboche subsequently we cross an impressive suspension bridge on the Imja Khola river and climbs to Pangboche among thousands of Mani stones holding a ‘Yeti Scalp’ in its Gompa. In fact Dingoche is lokaed just under the Mt Ama Dablum. Finally here we can view Lhotse, Island Peak and Ama Dablam also. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 08: Dingboche to lobuche (4940m/16,207ft) – 5-­6hrs.
After a relatively short trek of about 5-­6 hours we will meet up at Lobuche. Of course one will be able to feast ones eyes on the Khumbu Ice­fall, Pumori and many smaller peaks from ridge tops on the track also. Overnight at a tea house.
Day 09: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5300m/17,400ft) and back to Gorak Shep (5170m/16,961ft). 6­-8hrs
Finally today will be slightly difficult day. This specifically is because we need to walk along the Khumbu glacier and up to Everest Base Camp at an elevation of 5365 meters. On the whole Everest Base camp is the closest you can get to Mount Everest without any mountaineering equipment. Here you may see groups of people getting themselves ready to climb the mighty Mount Everest. Then we will hike back to Gorak Shep. Overnight at tea house.
Day 10: Hike up to Kala Patthar (5545m/18,192ft) then trek to Periche (4270m/14,070ft) ­ Approx. 6­-8hrs
First we wake up early in the morning. Second we start our hike to Kala Patthar whose climb is challenging. After some time you will finally be rewarded with unprecedented yet spectacular view of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan range. Everest, the highest point on the planet at 8848meters (29,028ft) towers directly ahead and on all sides emerge the other giants, Nuptse, Pumori, Cholatse, Lhotse and countless others. We then head back to Gorak Shep, a small communal village at 5180 meters and head further downwards to Periche. Overnight at Tea house.
Day 11: Pheriche To Phortse (3810m/12,550ft) 4­-5hrs.
Firstly we trek all the way down through Pangboche and then hike to Phorse. We will be walkig for around 5 hours after which we will get to the village. Overnight at the tea house
Day 12: Phortse to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,290ft) – 5 hours
We will trek back to Namche Bazaar which is about 5 hours walk. Overnight at the tea house .
Day 13: Namche to Lukla (2840m/9320ft) – Approximately 6.5 hours.
At last we will trek back to Lukla along the same path to Lukla which is about 6 hrs. Overnight at the tea house
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Now after a short flight from Lukla to Kathmandu you will then be transferred back to your hotel.
Day 15: Rest day Shopping/ Leisure
This day you can do some shopping in Kathmandu .
Day 16:
Finally departure to Destination Country.

Package Includes

  • Domestic Airport picks up & drops by private vehicle.
  • Three star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Guided Kathmandu city tour with entrance fees by private vehicle.
  • All your standard meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • Government licensed English speaking Guide and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter between 2 Person basis). Also their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine as well.
  • Round Trip flight fare KTM – Lukla­­ – KTM & domestic airport taxes in Kathmandu and Lukla.
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees.
  • Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
  • Duffel bag, jacket and sleeping bag to use during the trek.
  • Farewell dinner at Kathmandu.
  • All government taxes and official expenses.

Package Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner during Kathmandu stay unless otherwise noted.
  • Clients’ travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  • Personal expenses for instance alcoholic drinks, cold drinks and mineral water etc.
  • Personal trekking gear.
  • Tips for trekking staffs and driver.
  • All expenses which are not mentioned in the price include section.