Everest Base Camp Trekking

  • Trip Destination: Nepal
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  • Total Duration: 13 Day(s)
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  • Difficulty: Moderate
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Himanayan Range

Everest base camp Trekking Summary:Fly into Lukla and walk to the Sherpa village of Namche Bazar, the Monastery at Tyangboche and on to Everest Base Camp. It is important to allow enough time on this trek for acclimatization. Everest Base camp and Kalapathar is the place where you feel the glory of Himalaya.


Everest base camp trekking is most popular trekking destination in Nepal himalaya. Alone the way, follow the Everest classical trek which was travel by Sir Edmend Hillary up to Namche Bazar of Sherpa village. Standing tall at 8848m, Mount Everest is renowned amongst tourists not just for the majestic peak itself but also because of the hospitality of its natives; the Sherpas who live in most part of the surrounding areas, and the Everest Base Camp trekking path. Everest base camp trekking becomes more popular after the successful ascent by Edmund Hillary and Tenzin Norgy Sherpa in 1953.


Lukla-Everest base camp trekking is about 63 KM and 38 in miles. It takes 7 to 8 days to go up and 3 to 4 days to get back to Lukla. The trek begins from Lukla toEverest Base Camp trek begins and goes through Choplung, Monju and Namche Bazar the famous market town of the Khumbu region. In Namche, All along the way you will be greeted with a lot of warm smiles and Namastes from the local Sherpas. Sherpa are the one of the nomadic and traders of yak hides and sundry items, returning with salt and wool. Today, most of the Sherpas are porters and guides to those who dare to venture around the Everest Base Camp trek as they are highly regarded for their physical prowess and the ability to adapt at high altitudes.


Besides being fascinated by the panoramic views of snow-covered mountains, Everest Himalayan region lies in Sagarmatha National Park. Experience the high altitude vegetation graduating from thick forestation of Pine, Fir, Birch, Rhododendrons and Shrubs to alpine plants and then to bare rock and snow. Once get to Gorekship then make a day trip to Everest base camp and Kalapathar (sun rise) is highly recommended for your mind blowing views of all Himalayan range. Beside our fixed departure, please check our price for private and family trek package with huge discount.

Trip Highlights

  • Visit Trans Himalayan Trade in Namche on Saturday.
  • Scenic flight to and from Lukla.
  • Visiting Namche Bazaar/ Tengboche Monasteries with local expert guide
  • Explore Everest Base camp and amazing Sun rise from Kalapather.
  • Spectacular views of high mountains with Mt. Everest and huge Khumbu Ice fall.
  • Experience the Sherpa Culture

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrivals and transfer to Hotel in Kathamndu

Day 02 : Kathamndu-Lukla and trek to Phakding 4hrs. Overnight at Guest House. 2620m.

Day 03 : Phakding-Namche Bazaar 5 hrs. Overnight at Guest House (3440m).

Day 04 : Rest day in Namche for acclimatization - Optional hike to Thame/Khumjung Monastery/Everest view Hotel. Over night at Guest house. B.L.D.

Day 05 : Namche-Trek to Tyangboche 5hrs. Overnight at guest House 3680m.

Day 06 : Tyangboche- Trek to Dingboche 5hrs. Overnight at Guest House 4400m.

Day 07 : Dingboche -Lobuche 5hrs. Overnight at Guest House

Day 08 : Lobuche-Gorekshep 3hrs Overnight at Guest House 5100m. Optional hike to Everest base Camp

Day 09 : Gorekshep-Pheriche Overnight at Guest House 4110m.

Day 10 : Pheriche-Namche 6hrs.Overnight at Guest House

Day 11 : Namche Bazar - Lukla 6hrs.Overnight at Guest House

Day 12 : Lukla-Morning fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 13 : After the breakfast we transfer you to the Kathmandu International airport for your onward destination flight.

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Cost Include

    • Sagarmatha National park Entry Permit.
    • Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathamndu regular flight ticket
    • Experienced English Speaking Sherpa Guide with equipment.
    • Two Night Hotel in Kathmandu (tourist category Hotel) in B/B plan
    • 9 night Guest house accommodation in the Mountain.
    • Airport pick up and drop by private Transport
    • All the fooding and lodging and salary of guide and porters
    • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)
    • Insurance of Nepalese Staff.
    • One porter for each 2 clients.
    • Fare well dinner in Nepalese typical resturant.
    • Gov't tax and VAT

Cost Exclude

    • Personal expenses and all kind of drinks,
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Personal Insurance of clients, Tips,
    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in the trekking,
    • laundry, telephone, Personal equipments.
    • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter
    • Int'l Air ticket and Airport tax and custom clearance
    • Alternative transportation in case of bad weather Kathamndu-Lukla-Kathamndu.
    • Service which are not mention in included section

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrivals and transfer to Hotel in KathamnduUpon arrival in Kathmandu Airport, Our airport representative will welcome you and give you short info about Kathmandu and directly drive to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02Kathamndu-Lukla and trek to Phakding 4hrs. Overnight at Guest House. 2620m.Morning fly to Lukla (135Km) and begins the trek through the Tamang and Sherpa village. Lukla is mostly inhabited my Sherpa tribes. The trail goes gradually flat and easy to Phakding. Over night at Guest house.

Day 03Phakding-Namche Bazaar 5 hrs. Overnight at Guest House (3440m).You are approaching to the himalaya closely. Viewing all mountain and pine forest and following the yak take you to Namche Bazar. On the way you will have the first encounter of Mount Everest, Amadablem, Themserku and many more. Overnight at Guest House

Day 04Rest day in Namche for acclimatization - Optional hike to Thame/Khumjung Monastery/Everest view Hotel. Over night at Guest house. B.L.D.Optional hike to Thame/Khumjung Monastery/Everest view Hotel. Over night at Guest house.

Day 05Namche-Trek to Tyangboche 5hrs. Overnight at guest House 3680m.Trek begins very easily first part then trail goes downhill to Phunki Tanga on the river side. From here the Bouddhism was introduce into the Khombu valley. Then ascend about 800m to Tyangboche through the pine forest. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 06Tyangboche- Trek to Dingboche 5hrs. Overnight at Guest House 4400m.Tyang boche is the best place to view Mount Everest, Amadablam and Thanserku in the back. Tyang boche monastery is another attraction of the tourist so GAT staffs take you there in the morning to participate for Puja and descend through the Rhododendron forest. Facing always giant mountain range towards Chhukung valley. Over night at Guest house.

Day 07Dingboche -Lobuche 5hrs. Overnight at Guest HouseAs we are walking in high altitude area so we are trekking like a slog. When we cross the small river in Dhukla the path goes steep up to Lobuche. You visit Chorten,Mane stone and all panoramic view of above eight thousand meters mountain. Over night at Guest house.

Day 08Lobuche-Gorekshep 3hrs Overnight at Guest House 5100m. Optional hike to Everest base CampYou are on the lap of the Himalayan range. Gorekshep is the initial base camp of Everest. Until 1950s climber set their camp at this place. Optional hiked up to Everest base camp and back to lodge. Over night at Guest house.

Day 09Gorekshep-Pheriche Overnight at Guest House 4110m.Early morning start your trip to Kalapathar for amazing sun rise at the closest proximity of Lhotse and Mt. Everest and on the button you will view the biggest Khumbu glacier. After breakfast trek to Pheriche for your comfort overnight.

Day 10Pheriche-Namche 6hrs.Overnight at Guest HouseWalking through the wide valley offers you the great views of Himalaya and takes your time to visit the giant Sherpa village and monastery along the way to Namche Bazar. You might see the Trans Himalayan Market in Namche Bazar on Saturday, overnight at Guest house.

Day 11Namche Bazar - Lukla 6hrs.Overnight at Guest HouseEven though you are trekking back same trails but a lot of different views and Sherpa village will keep your mind busy. Overnight at Guest house.

Day 12Lukla-Morning fly back to Kathmandu.Arrivals and transfer to Hotel. The trip will conclude here. You are open for your wellness day in Kathmandu. Evening, farewell dinner in Nepali typical restaurant.

Departure Details

Start Date End Date Status Cost  
30 September, 2017 12 October, 2017 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
02 October, 2017 14 October, 2017 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
16 October, 2017 28 October, 2017 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
28 October, 2017 09 November, 2017 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
10 November, 2017 22 November, 2017 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
24 November, 2017 06 December, 2017 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
06 December, 2017 18 December, 2017 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
18 December, 2017 30 December, 2017 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
04 January, 2018 16 January, 2018 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
10 February, 2018 22 February, 2018 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
06 March, 2018 18 March, 2018 Guaranted 1435 Book Now
18 March, 2018 30 March, 2018 Guaranted 1435 Book Now

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Trip Note

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Trek as an Individual, Private Group or Join a Scheduled Trek
Global Adventure Trekking specializes in organizing treks for individuals, couples, and small groups. You can trek by yourself as a private group on the date you select without paying extra, or you can choose to join a small group that is scheduled during your preferred time frame. We also now and then arrange groups on dates other than those shown on this schedule so feel free to contact us to inquire about other possible dates for group treks that you might be able to join.

Small groups with matching capability
Global Adventure Trekking limits groups to 8 persons and coordinates groups to insure compatibility and similar trekking capabilities, so that no one person in the group feels they are being held back or holding back other members of the group. Our sole interest is insure that each client can experience Nepal in the way that matches their interests and capabilities.

When are the Treks programmed?
Please see below the scheduled times for treks in 2017/18. If you would like to join one of these groups simply indicate your trek interest and preferred departure date when you contact us. If a group is shown as Closed (full) please check with us as we may be begins another group on or around that date that you could join.

What important documents do I need to bring with me on this trek?
Valid Passport – must be valid for up to 6 months after you return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy with Nepal visa.
Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy
Return flight tickets
Insurance coverage policy
Cash and Traveler’s Checks, keep numbers and proof of purchase separate
Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s, banks, insurance, family contacts.

How fit do I have for this trek?
Trekking means walking in the remote area where modern facility are not available and walking more uphill and downhill. So, if you are physically fit and health condition is fine, you can do this trek easily.


Can I use credit cards in during this trekking?
Credit card facilities are not available in the mountain. So you must have Nepalese Rupees in cash. However in major city like in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar have credit card facilities are available.


What currency do the tea houses take?
Only Nepalese currency is accepted.


Where should I get my money exchanged?
To change Money, In major city there are several Bank and money exchanger, where you can change easily.


What payment do they take for a Nepal Visa?
Nepal Immigration accepts only in US Dollars for visa and please brings 2 pass port photographs.


What are the basic amenities at a tea house?
In few places you will get private attached bath room with running water, However most of the places you need to share the bath room. You always get comfortable private room.


Do tea houses have electricity so I can charge my electronic devices?
Yes, Most of the places have electricity and you can charge your batteries.


Are there any mandatory extra fees during the trek?
No, There is no any hidden fees apart from your personal expenses.


If I need to purchase some gear or supplies where should I get it?
All kind of branded gears you can buy in Kathmandu.


How do I find you at the airport?
Our airport representative will be holding you name card at the arrivals gate, please look your name.


What kind of weather we expect during this trekking?
The weather is very unpredictable in the mountain, however below 1000m is quite warm and coldest season it falls about 8/20 degree.
Below 2000m-  Minimum 1 degree and maximum 15 degree.  (1/15)
Below 3000m-  Minimum -1 degree and maximum 13 degree.
Below 4000m- minimum -2 degree and maximum 12 degree
Below 5000m- minimum -4 degree and maximum 5 degree
Above 5000m is extremely cold.


How does getting food work at the tea houses?
All different verities (continental and Nepalese) of hygienic food is served during the trek.


What is the preferred type of luggage?
A backpack in its simplest form, a cloth sack carried on one's back and secured with two straps that go over the shoulders.


Can I get my clothes washed?
No there is no laundry services are available in the mountain.


Do I need to get Diamox (altitude sickness medicine) before I arrive?
Yes you better to bring some high altitude medicine with you.


Can I add extra days to my trekking?
Yes, your trekking is always flexible so you can add few days if needed.
 

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Facts of Trip

Categories: Hiking and Trekking

Max. Elevation: 5545m.

Group Size: 2+

Best Season: Spring & Autumn

Mode of transport: By plane

Tour Customizable: Yes

Accommodation: Tea house / lodge

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