||Everest Base Camp Trek
||approx. 5-6 hours
||Tea house/ lodge
||Flight & Private Vehicle
||March to May & Sept to Dec
||Trekking, Hiking, Sightseeing
If you are adventurous and mountain lovers, then the trekking trip to Everest Base Camp is best option for you. Our shortest EBC trekking itinerary is 15 days. This trekking is the dream of all trekkers from the world. We are here to make your dream comes true.
Mount Everest lies in North Eastern Nepal bordering to Tibet. The trekking to base camp is more famous from the southern side from Nepal. Thousands of trekkers do this trekking from Nepal to experience the real adventure of mountain trails. The major attraction of this trek is the awe inspiring view of Mount Everest. However, you will also get opportunity to see other beautiful mountains in the region. Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama dablam, Makalu, Cho Oyu are some of the famous peak near Everest.
Beside Mountain views, the unique experience of the lifestyle of Sherpa people staying in the tea houses and lodges, monasteries and museums are the other attractions. You will be passing the villages while trekking and staying overnight in village tea houses. The taste of delicious food and warm hospitality of the people will warm you up in the cold weather. The trekking starts after a short flight to Lukla Airport from Kathmandu. We include the flight in our cost. Then trekking continues upward from Lukla altitude (2800m) to the base camp (5364m). Good health with walking and physical fitness is needed. Acclimatization days are included in our itinerary to allow for rest and for travellars to slowly adjust to the increasing altitude. Safety and well-being of our travellars is our number one priority.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 06: Trek to Tyengboche (3860m)
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche (4410m)
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4940m)
Day 10:Trek to Gorakshep (5180m) and hike up to Everest Base Camp (5363m)
Day 11: Trek to Pheriche (4250m)
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 13:Trek to Lukla (2800m)
Day 14: fly Back to Kathmandu
Day 15: Final Departure
Day 01: arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel by privet vehicles (1350m) overnight at hotel
High Pass Adventure Pvt.Ltd. welcomes you to in Nepal, One of the company staff will be waiting outside the baggage hall of the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. You have to look for the person carrying on A4 size paper with your and company name. This person will take to you hotel in Kathmandu from the airport. Check into hotel, rest and fresh up and ready for the meeting to your programs in our trekking office.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour and trek Preparation day in Kathmandu (1350m) overnight at Kathmandu hotel
You will enjoy your breakfast in the hotel and get ready for the Kathmandu valley tour with experience tour guide. Our tour is of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley. You will be visiting Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pasupatinath and Boudhanath, which are best and popular place 4 out of 7 UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kathmandu Valley. You will be visiting by comfortable privet vehicles before walk tour of these sites. There are interesting tour for full of fascinating insights in to Buddhism, Hinduism, ancient art and historical architecture, lifestyle, cultural of people of Kathmandu Valley. After this tour you will come to office and finalize your trekking clothing and gear.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (35minutes) and trekking to Phakding (2,655m) walking time 3/4hrs
Our trekking guide will be transferred to you the domestic terminal of the Tribhuvan International Airport by privet vehicles to depart for Lukla flight. You will board a flight and fly to Lukla with your trekking guide. You will be enjoying the scenic flight for about 35 minutes and land on Lukla airstrip (Tensing-Hillary Airport). You will meet your trekking porter and introduced. They are waiting to you in Lukla airport. Treks starts from Lukla after the Pasang Lhamo memorial Gate, through the Lukla town. Our trekking trail drops down to the Phakding Village through the Chheplung, Thadokosi,Ghat and some where forest as well. From the trail, you will see wonderful Mountain View of Kusum Kangru and kongde peak.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walking time 5/6hrs
From Phakding, Everest Base Camp trek goes continue north. There are a few uphill and downhill climb, through the forest of pine and rhododendron, suspension bridges and local Sherpa village will follow and take to you Monjo. Monjo is the gate way of the Sagarmatha Natrtional Park to Everest Base Camp Trek. Our trekking guide will manage the entrance fee of the Sagarmatha Notational Park. From the Manju Gate trail continue drops down to the bridge cross the Dudh Koshi River and you will get the Jorsalle village. Your trekking trail continues follow the north and cross another bridge of same river and following the river bank trail until large Dovan. There is very high bridge on this river, we have to cross and we will climb into forest of pine tree on lot Zigzag trail until Namche Bazaar. Before get the Namche Bazaar we will see and enjoying first view of Mt Everest and other lot mountains.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar rest day for acclimatization
Namche Bazaar is the beautiful town, elevation is 3440m. We have to stay two nights for acclimatization for further altitude. During the day time we have to hike up somewhere for acclimatization. There are two places for hike, one is the Thame village and another is Khumjung village. Your trekking guide decided to your plan for the hike up. After the breakfast you will visit either Thame Sherpa village or Khumjung Sherpa village. From the both side you will enjoying panoramic Mountain View, pine forest, mani wall, Gompa (Buddhist monasteries) and Sherpa village. And remain to your time can spend visiting the National Park Head office and Museum or relax in hotel.
Day 06: Trek to Tngboche (3865m) walking time 5 hrs
After having breakfast from Namche, you will follow the trail by chhorkang.you will walk north side and past a memorial chortan to Tenzing Norgay. From there you can enjoy beautiful panorama view of Kusum kangaroo, Thamserku, Khandega, Amadablam, Lotse, Everest, Nuptse and Tawaboche before get kyanjuma. From kyanjuma trail drop down to the bridge Phunki Thanga. You will cross the bridge and trail goes ascent to the Tengboche. If you are lucky you can see deer and pheasant bird.
Day 07: trek to Dengboche (4400m) walking time 5/6 hrs
After breakfast in Tengbuche, you will visit that popular monasteries and continue walk to the Everest Base Camp. Trail drop down 30 minute through the green forest and reach the bridge. After cross the river trail is gently up until Denbuche. Along the trail you will enjoy wonderful Mountain View.
Day 08: Rest Day for Acclimatization day
Acclimatization is most important time for going up, before you get your way to the Everest Base Camp. After breakfast, your trekking guide makes a plan, either take to you full day hike for Nangkar Tsang Hill for view of MT. Makalu 8516m, Lotse 8556m, barunche 7245m and other popular mountain view or full day hike to Chukung.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4900m) walking time 5/6 hrs
From Dingboche trail goes slowly climb up to the long ridge through yak kharka, you will get Dhukla. From the ridge you can enjoying view of Taboche, Cholatse,Lobuche, Amadblam and khatega. Before get dhukla you will cross glacial stream. From dhukla trail continues goes up to dhukla pass, there are lot a number of memorials to lost climber and Sherpa. After pass this memorial place,easy trail to reach in the lobuche. If you have extra time, you can either hiking up ridge for view of khumbu Glaciar or rest in hotel.
Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5180m)- Everest Base Camp (5363m) and back to Gorak Shep. Walking time 7/8 hrs
This is your mission day to done your plan, so you will definitely get Everest Base Camp on this day. After breakfast from there you will hurry to leave without wasting any time, continues walk to Goreshep through Italian Pyramid side, beside khumbu glacier and terminal moraine. After lunch in Gorakshep you will enjoying view of Nuptse, Khumbutse, Chanhtse, Pumori, and lingtren mountain and you will continues hike to Everest Base Camp. You will spend few minute for enjoying your aim and take picture in Base Camp and get back to Gorakshep follow the same trail.
Day 11: Hike to Kalapathar (5550m) and trek back to Pheriche (4240m) walking time 7/8 hrs
From the base Camp Everest is not visible. So, you have to hike Kalapathar for best sunrise view of Mt. Everest and other mountain. It takes 2 hours to reach top of the kalapathar. Your trekking guide creates yours plan and tell to you about hike up. From the top you will enjoy golden color 360 degree panoramic Mountain View. After enjoying the view, you will back down to gorakshep and have breakfast, packed your stuff and way back same way until Dhukla. From dhukla trail drop down to glacial stream and cross that stream. There are two trails to come down to Dhingbuche and Pheriche. Our guide takes to you lower trail to Pheriche.
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) walking time 7/8 hrs
You will have breakfast in Pheriche and you follow to continues trail to Namche through Somare, Pangboche, Tengbuche,Phungi Tanga and Kyanjuma. These parts already you did walk up to Dingbuche.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2800m) walking time 7/7 hrs
You will have breakfast in Namche and you will continue downhill to large bridge from Namche. After cross large bridge of the Dudh Kosi River and you will following trail the bank of this river until Phakding, where you did spend first night to this trek. You will stop Phakding for the lunch. After lunch you will walk ascend to lukla.
Day 14: Flight back to Kathmandu
After last Breakfast in Lukla of your Everest Base Camp trek, you will catch morning flight to Kathmandu from the Lukla airport.in Kathmandu. Your trekking guide manage privet vehicle transfer you to your hotel. That day you can explore around market in Kathmandu. We will take to you for a farewell dinner in Nepali culture kitchen.
Day 15: Final departure day
This is your last day of your trip in Nepal. One of our High Pass Adventure staff will take to you Kathmandu international Airport for your flight departure time. If you are looking to your extra trip in Nepal, High Pass Adventure help to you for your next trip and adventure activities in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India.