Everest base camp trek / Short EBC trek price - 9 Days

Short Everest base camp trek

Everest base camp trek 9 days is a bit challenging for average trekkers. Everest base camp trek is an incredible trek that provides untouched beauty of Khumbu region, beautiful high Himalayas different flora and fauna. This short trek includes Lukla, Sagarmatha National park, Namche Bazar, Tengboche, Everest base camp, Kalapathar.

Everest short trek is starting a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla where Lukla is the main entrance of the Khumbu region. Everest base camp hike takes 12 days to complete 8 days to reach base camp and 4 days back and which covers 130 km for the round trip. 12 days Everest base trek covers extra 2 days accommodation both place at Namche Bazar and Dingboche.

9 days Everest base camp trek don’t include any day acclimatization furthermore your body should be physically fit for these treks.  Spring and autumn are the best seasons for this trek. Autumn September, October, November is the peak month of the year. Likewise, sometimes winter may be freezing and the coldest season of the year whereas monsoon is humid and cloudy. Those who want to avoid crowded can do this trek even in winter and monsoon season too. Likewise, the spring season is a beautiful season where the naturally blooming of the different flowers. Different types of rhododendrons are blooming on the way to Everest. While spring and autumn season is crystal clear, blue sky and an incredible view of the Himalayas and weather looks quite fantastic.  Someplace may have a WIFI system but have to pay the additional cost you may also use the Everest data package and our guides and porter have available of cell phone to call if in case of any urgent. Furthermore, travel insurance is highly recommended if in case of any emergency because this is high altitude trekking.

Is Everest base camp difficult?

Everest base camp is not quite difficult for the average adventures lovers. Some people may have altitude sickness. If you have some previous experience and physical fitness can do this Everest base camp trek comfortably. Overall you trek around 130 kilometres within 9 days and have to walk about 15 to 20 km and 6 to 7 hours every day. So your prior trekking experience additionally helps to do a short Everest base camp trek within 9 days.

Food and Accommodation?

There is a normal trekking lodge to luxury types of mountain accommodation is available during a hike to Everest base camp. Accommodation is depending on your budget and the types of trek you booked. Varieties of dishes Continental, Indian, Chinese, Nepali food Dal Bhat are available on the trek. However, you can enjoy accommodation with a friendly atmosphere and someplace may have a dormitory room. Therefore mountain accommodations are normal and do not hope western style of accommodation.

Regarding drinks, you can use water purification tablets, boil water, bottled drinking water. You can use beverage drinks which are costly further have to bring enough budgets for the extensions of drinks.

Overview

Day 1: Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (35 min) & Lukla / 2850m – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 – 4 hours– B.L.D
Day 2: Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D
Day 3: Trek to Tengboche(3860m., 12694ft.): 6 – 7 hours– B.L.D

Day 4: Trek to Thukla  (4620m):  6-7 hours– B.L.D

Day 5: Trek to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep– B.L.D
Day 6: Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.): 2hr 30min then trek down to Periche (4200m.): 7 hours– B.L.D

Day 7: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours– B.L.D
Day 8: Trek to Lukla: 7 hours– B.L.D
Day 9: Fly back to Kathmandu– B.D

Note meals included: B.L.D = Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Itinerary

Day 1

Includes

  • All airport pick up and departure
  • All transportation two-way flight ticket -fly Kathmandu to Lukla & Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu and drive in jeep, van, bus during trips
  • Nice trekking lodge during trekking
  • Whole accommodations during trips
  • We will provide a sleeping bag & down-jacket during the trek if you need
  • 3 meals during trekking as mention in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • First aid medicine item, Oximeter
  • Some seasonal fruits
  • Our T-shirt & Trip achievement certificate
  • Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Guide and porter their salary, accommodation, meals and insurance (for 2 guest 1 Sherpa porter)
  • One special farewell dinner program
  • Our government tax official expenses

Excludes

  • Extra meals in the Kathmandu & your personal expenses, drinks and dessert items, during trekking, hot shower bills etc
  • Your international air ticket & travel insurance
  • Tips for the guide and porters
How difficult is the Everest Base camp trek and how can I Prepare?

Trek to Everest Base Camp is a challenging and life-changing experience that can be attainable by many people nowadays. Our company provides you with an expert guide and porters with having good travel insurance. As altitude is one of the main reasons for sickness, people with very weak ankles, knee, hearts and lungs will not be appropriate for such trekking. About 2/3 months of some exercise will better help your Everest base camp hike. It’s not just like a walk around the park; there are numerous ups and downs during trekking. So, you should be well prepared for trekking to Everest Base Camp.

What about the safety measurements and altitude sickness do the guides and porters have their insurance in EBC trek?

Worrying about safety measurements? Our guides having long experience are much professional for handling such issues with various means of safety measurements. For common health issues like headache, common cold, diarrhoea, vomiting, we provide you with first aid medicines. In case of being sick in the mountain, Sunrise Adventure Trek will make proper arrangements for rescue by helicopter, for this, you should have better travel insurance even we will also acclimatize your body for better rest. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue them by helicopter.

What about guide & porter, do they have well training?

Sunrise Adventure treks all guides, Sherpa, are trained. Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several types of training required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experienced in the tourism sector as a guide or potter, make it easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create a very familiar environment to the guests.

Do I need to give tips to guiding potter and if how much?

It’s difficult to mention tipping, but normally people can give a minimum 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter. Likewise tipping given as your happiness and satisfaction.

What about guide & porter, do they have well training?

Sunrise Adventure treks all guides, Sherpa, are trained. Guides and potters provided to our guests had complete accomplishment of several types of training required for their professions by the Ministry of Nepal Tourism. Having well experienced in the tourism sector as a guide or potter, make it easy to explain all the information required for trekking and can create a very familiar environment to the guests.

What is the limitation of weight to Lukla flight and where do I store my extra bags?

You can carry 10 kg luggage plus 5 kg handbag so total 15 kilograms and if you want to carry more than the limit you have to pay extra charges. You can keep your extra bags in your hotel or Sunrise Adventure treks office in Kathmandu

What kind of food, drinking water and accommodation do we have on EBC trek?

Trek to Everest Base Camp with Sunrise Adventure Trek includes trekking lodges or guest houses as accommodation with twin bed sharing room, if you are in a group and if you are a solo traveller, you need a private room will have cost extra. Regarding meals, we will have some options to choose from like continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese, Nepali Dal Bhat cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy mineral bottles or safe drinking water, boil water from the hotel either you can bring water tablets and use normal water. Therefore you have to bring extra cash for the beverage and drinks items on the trip.

What about the weather conditions and Lukla flight?

Firstly, we have to take Kathmandu to Lukla flight (35 min) to in the morning then we start the trek from Lukla but sometimes due to the air traffic and weather problems, the flight may be delayed or cancelled. Due to the uncertainty of the Lukla weather, we are not sure about the untimed flight. If there will be frequent weather problem, we do arrange a flight by helicopter chopper and for this, you have to pay additional or need to wait for extra days for the Lukla flight.

What about the communication system during trek?

As all the porters and guides are well certified by the Ministry of Nepal tourism they can easily understand and speak the English language during the trek. On the other hand, we can also provide you with guides and potters according to your own understanding of language. Our guides and porters have a cell phone to contact and some places may have satellite and cell phone to contact.

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Everest base camp trek / Short EBC trek price

Trip Facts

  • Trekking
  • Everest base camp
  • 5550 m
  • kathmandu
  • Sterenous