Activities: Trekking, Hiking and Sightseeing
Trip Duration: 14 N/ 15 D
Max Altitude: 5545m
Group Size: Min 2 pax
Trip Route: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding – Namche Bazaar – Khumjung Village – Tengboche – Periche – Lobuche- Gorakshep – Everest Base Camp – Gorakshep – Kalapatthar – Periche – Pangboche – Namche Bazaar – Lukla – Kathmandu
Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp (EBC) trekking is one of the most extraordinary adventures in the World- the trek path to the lap of Mount Everest (5545m) located at the eastern half on Nepal. It’s an interesting and adventurous trek which offers a wide range of trekking experiences and enjoyment with the thrills and chills of mountain climbing. In comparison to the all Himalayas, EBC had been visited by thousand of trekkers in every year. The EBC is the land of the Himalaya offers extremely fantastic views of different mountains, Buddhist Monasteries, varieties of flora and fauna, a closer look to the Sherpa culture and beautiful sight seeing which would obviously make the trek more enjoyable.
During this trek, you will enjoy crystal clear view of The Himalayan range including Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pummi etc. You can feel the touch of nature in every blink of their eyes, taste the experience of Everest Trekking, capture the sensational mountain vistas & dream landscapes in their eyes, heart and memory forever.
Highlights of Trip
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu
Welcome to Nepal. At your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Treks’ representative will be there to welcome you. The representative will help you to check in your hotel rooms. In the hotel, you will be briefed about your activities during the trip. In the evening you will be welcomed with a dinner in one of the typical Nepali restaurant with cultural programs. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley & Patan
After breakfast in the hotel, we do sightseeing around Kathmandu City. We start our day trip from Thamel; this is the famous tourist street of Kathmandu city. You can shop your needy equipment, then to the famous historical place Kathmandu Durbar Square along with tour of local market and local lifestyle of Nepal. And then we will be visiting Patan Durbar Square and living goddess of Nepal – KUMARI of Patan. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (30 min) and trek to Phakding (3-4 hrs)
Early morning, we drive to airport as per flight departure time to take our flight to Lukla(2800m). After all formalities and preparation, we start walking the stone paved trial towards Bhaisekharka until we reach Phakding. To assist acclimatization we would have a short hike. Overnight in Phakding.
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (5-6 hrs)
This day the trial leads towards the suspension bridge and easy uphill to the Monjo from where Sagarmatha National Park begins after leaving Phakding. After small formalities at National Park, Our trail leads uphill Namche Bazaar crossing another suspension bridge. It takes about 1.5 hrs walking to reach Namche Bazaar, a Gateway to Mt. Everest. Overnight in Namche.
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
All over the day we will explore the Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest and a busy bustling market. From Thame / Khunde we can enjoy views of Mt. Everest and other Peaks with Sherpa Culture. We will hike to Khumjung village and come back to Namche Bazaar. Stay overnight at Namche.
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (5-6 hrs)
This day, we start our trail which will lead gradually up and down up to Tengboche enjoying the views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. Tengboche has the biggest and famous Buddhist Monasteries all over the Khumbu region. Overnight at Tengboche.
Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (5-6 hrs)
This day, we will have a great view of Pangboche village on the way our trail to Periche. The walk is fairly moderate when we enter at Imja Village. We will pass through River Lobuche and begins steepest climb to Dingboche. Overnight at Dingboche.
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4-5 hrs)
This day, the trial leads the bottom of the hill, after crossing a small bridge we reach Duglha where we will enjoy a great view of Mt Pumori (7138m) and other peaks. After 2-4 hrs treks beyond Duglha we climb up towards Khumbu Glacier where we’ll find an array of stones with prayer flags used as memory of past Sherpa’s. Overnight at Lobuche.
Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (2.5 hrs) then hike to Everest Base Camp (3 hrs) and back to Gorakshep (5 hrs)
This day the trail continues gaining the high altitudes up to Gorakshep and after reaching there we transfer in the lodges then we will hike through rocky and glacial trail up to Everest Base Camp. When the wonderful Everest Base Camp will be reached we will enjoy the close view of Mt. Nuptse, Mt Khumbuste and Mt. Pumori. After enjoying adequate in Everest Base Camp we’ll return back same way to Gorakshep. Overnight at Gorakshep.
Day 10: Trek from Gorak Shep to Kalapatthar to Periche (7-8 hrs):
This day we wake up early in the morning to climb up to Kalapatthar (5545m, 4hrs) where we can see astonishing sunrise view. We will have a stunning panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Pumori and Mt. Ama Dablam. Then we’ll hike back to Gorakshep for breakfast and then descend down to Periche. Overnight at Periche.
Day 11: Trek from Periche to Pangboche to Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (6-7 hrs)
This day the trail drops with a beautiful view of rhododendron flowers and juniper trees through Pangboche village. As the trail continues to descend we reach Dudhkoshi River then we walk smoothly to Kyungjung. After that with an easy walk we will reach the Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (6-7 hrs)
This day the trial drops steep down, as we walk continually we will reach the fast flowing Dudh Koshi River and crosses the suspension bridge. We walk the same routes but we will have different ultimate feeling in easy and natural walks. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 13: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (30 min)
This day after breakfast we will take a flight from Lukla airport to Kathmandu. As we reach Kathmandu and finish all our airport formalities, you will be transfer in the hotel. At free time you can relax or walk around to buy some gifts for your friends or loved one from Nepal. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 14: Free day in Kathmandu
This day you will have free day on your own. In the evening, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Trek will take you for a farewell lunch or dinner in one of the finest restaurant in Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu
Today is your departure day. Himalayan Namobuddha’s representative will drop you to Airport 3 hours before scheduled flight. It’s time to bid Nepal farewell visit and appreciate your visit to our country Nepal. Hopefully we shall meet again.
*Note: Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make shorter or longer or any other further changes in above itinerary. We will provide you details accordingly.
Airport drop + Pick up by private transportation
Domestic flight from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu
Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Welcome dinner in typical cultural restaurant in Kathmandu.
Private transportation during sightseeing in Kathmandu.
License holder experienced tour guide during sightseeing and his salary, meal, transportation etc.
Full board meal during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Local License holder trekking guide during the trek and his salary, accommodation, food, transportation, insurance etc
All necessary ground transportation during the trek.
All necessary trekking permit and paper works.
Farewell lunch or dinner in Kathmandu.
Guided trekking map.
Entrance fees for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
Extra shower, battery re-charge, laundry charge etc.
Personal clothing and gears.
Tips to guide (Expected but not mandatory)
Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.
Emergency Helicopter rescue (to be covered by your insurance company)
Other things which are not mentioned above.
Wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience in Nepal!
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