Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 Days

Highlights of the Everest base camp trek
  • Get a scenic, adventure flight of Lukla for Trekking to the world’s best trekking trail in the Himalaya
  • Walking to the Sagarmatha national park, Khumbu glaciers, Tengboche monastery. Experience the Sherpa lifestyle and their cultures.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of stunning Mt. Everest and other Himalayan range such as Lhotse ( 8516m\27939ft.), Nuptse (7861m\25790ft.), Amadablam (6812m\22349 ft.). Thamserku (6622m\21729), Khangtega, Kongde Peak and many more.
  • Visit around the local market of Namche Bazaar, the beautiful Tengboche monastery.
  • Breathtaking views of Everest region, Khumbu Icefalls, Everest Base Camp.
  • Budget able and friendly trip itinerary all-inclusive package with 3-time meals every day.
  • The viewpoint of Kalapathar 5550 m several beautiful villages, waterfalls. Great chance to explore amazing Himalayas, floras, and faunas.
  • Get an opportunity to pray on the oldest Tyanngboche Buddhism monasteries in Khumbu Mount (Everest Region)
  • Experience the view of the world’s highest Mount Everest, world’s fourth highest mountain Lhotse, fifth-highest Mountain Makalu, and the 360-degree view of many other Himalaya range
Trip Summarize
 
Everest base camp trek is famous and one of the best trekking route in the world. EBC trek helps to explore the great experience of the gorgeous Himalayas. Enjoy with experience of the unique Nepalese lifestyle and cultures. Panoramic view of the mountains ranges from the colourful scene of the rhododendron forests. First fly to Lukla enjoys the great Himalayas with beautiful countryside. Stunning view of Namche Bazaar, Khumjung Sherpa village, nice museums. Sunrise views of the great Himalayas are the well-known part of the Everest hike. Great views of Everest, Sagarmatha national park, Khumbu Icefalls, Kalapathar and Himalayas.
 
Likewise, enjoy the close view of Mt. Ama Dablam, Everest, and several high Himalayan peaks. You can see the Tengboche monastery and the Sherpa heartland. Everest base camp trek is a great opportunity to reach the very base of the third pole. The main trek destination for its bizarre variations is quite a memorable part of the trail. Different adventurous activities along with the loyal and friendly Sherpa inhabitants. Trek to Everest base camp is one of the marvellous trekking for any trekkers of the world. EBC trek is well known since the very first expedition to Everest Summit in 1953 by Sir Edmond Hilary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Almost every human dream of conquering Everest base camp hiking but only a few can succeed. Sunrise Adventure trek will lead you very close to your dream of conquering Everest and the great Himalayas. Similarly, this trek is very exciting where walking to the lap of Everest. Visit Everest view hotel, Tengboche Monastery.
 
Similarly, you can see the different wild habitats like wild yaks, blue sheep, wild dog, wolf, musk deer, red panda and many more during the trek. Panoramic view of mt. Everest 8848m, mt. Cho Oyu 8152m, Lhotse 8516m, Makalu 8485 m 27838 ft and Ama Dablam 6456m creates an ironic experience during the trek. Moreover, as your time is you can do sight seen with beautiful UNESCO listed world heritage sites in Kathmandu. Visit Kathmandu durbar square, stupas, and oldest temples with medieval art and articles. Find religious tolerance between Hinduism and Buddhism. You can also do an Everest base camp helicopter tour for the next option Everest panorama trekking for the short trip. 
 
Beautiful rhododendron forest, with renowned Sherpa settlements and a great landscape, is a marvellous trek. Namche Bazar, the ancient Tengboche monastery is a notable part of the Everest base camp trek. Finally experience the people of the Khumbu region their history and traditions, cultures and rituals. EBC trek is the Main trek destination for its bizarre variations close views of the world tallest mountains. Beautiful landscape, glaciers, different adventurous activities along with the loyal and friendly Sherpa people. Trek passing with nice suspensions bridges, ethnics people, and their lifestyle is the memorable part of the trek. While you reached Everest base camp and Kala Pattar back to Namchebazar and Lukla and finally fly back to Kathmandu.

Overview


Trek outline itinerary:

Day: 1 Arrive in Kathmandu Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft

Day: 2 Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (30-35 min) & Lukla – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 – 4 hours – B.L.D

Day: 3 Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours – B.L.D

Day: 4 Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar & Hike to Khumjung (3970m., 13020ft.): 5 hours – B.L.D

Day: 5 Trek to Tengboche (3860m., 12694ft.): 6 – 7 hours – B.L.D

Day: 6 Trek to Dingboche (4410m., 14300ft.): 5 – 6 hours – B.L.D

Day: 7 Dingboche: Acclimatization – B.L.D

Day: 8 Trek to Lobuche (4910m., 16207ft.): 5 hours – B.L.D

Day: 9 Treks to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep – B.L.D

Day: 10 Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.): 2hr 30min then trek down to Periche (4200m.): 7 hours – B.L.D

Day: 11 Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours – B.L.D

Day: 12 Trek to Lukla: 7 hours – B.L.D

Day: 13 Fly back to Kathmandu – B. D

Day: 14 Farewell & Departure – B

(Note:  B.L.D, Plan Including / B: Breakfast, L: Lunch & D: Dinner.)


Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu / 1350 mAltitude:1,350m/4,428ft

Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal! Our airport representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 2

Day 2: Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (35 min) & Lukla 2850 m –Phakding Trek (866 ft.2640m.): 3 – 4 hours– B.L.D

After an early breakfast, we will take a flight to Lukla. Due to weather condition, the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla always leave early in the morning. Meeting with other porters before heading off towards Phakding. The journey of the village of Phakding lies in Dudh Koshi (“Milk River”) valley north of Lukla, goes through the different cultural village including Cheplung village from where the view of the sacred Mount Khumbila is beautiful. And finally, after hiking via the Himalayan jungle and crossing several swing bridges, a gradual walk downwards from Cheplung leads to the village Phakding. From Phakding, the sight of the Kusum Kangraru Mountain can be seen. overnight stay at the guesthouse/lodge.

Day 3

Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D

Namche Bazaar is the main administrative and trading centre for the Khumbu region. With the inclusive of magnificent forests of blue pine, fir, juniper, and rhododendron as well as the first view of Everest, it helps you to control the anticipation of the thrilling journey. In the way to Namche, several small villages are crossed like Jorsale, Monjo. Where Monjo is the entry point of Sagarmatha National Park, which lies in the north of Phakding.Phakding is located on a mountainside and views of the Thamserku Peak and the Kongdi Rl Himal see the amazing views. Likewise, the beautiful scenes of the different Himalayans including Lhotse, Nuptse and many more are seen. It is the main trending center in the Everest region. You can explore the beautiful Khumbu valley. Overnight stay at the Guesthouse.

Day 4

Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar– B.L.D

To adopt with the altitude and new surrounding we acclimatize in Namche Bazaar. We spend the day some hiking by enjoying the scenes of mountains and sunrise and sunset in Khumbu Peak. Beside that, we will either be taken to explore Thame Monastery or Khumjung village.
we can visit the Syangboche Airstrip that lies on the hill above the town, from where you can get a panoramic view of Namche. Then, hike from Namche for around 3-4 hours to Everest View Hotel, the highest located hotel in the world which provides a view of Mount Everest and many other Himalayan peaks from all of its windows. You can visit Everest Photo Gallery and the Sherpa Culture Museum in Namche. Stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5

Trek to Tengboche(3860m., 12694ft.): 6 – 7 hours– B.L.D

The trek from Namche to Tengboche is unbelievably stunning, Far below is the Dudh Koshi and Thamserku, Kantenga, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Everest rises in front. Woods, Rhododendron Forest, Mani Walls, Chorten (Stupas), and suspension bridges across the rivers make this a lovely walk. The village of Tengboche is also famous for the Tengboche Monastery, the largest monastery of the Khumbu region. The Tengboche Monastery is also regarded as the spiritual hub of the Khumbu region and surrounded by forest that is inhabited by Impeyan Pheasant and eagles. Stay at a Guesthouse.

Day 6

Trek to Dingboche (4410m., 14300ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D

Continue trek to Dingboche. The trekking trail crosses the Imja River and passes through lush forest and take a gradual climb up to the Pangboche valley. From Dingboche we can enjoy the scenic views of Ama Dablam, Dingboche is the only place in the region where barley is produced. Dingboche is called the ‘Summer Valley’ of the Khumbu and contains a kilometre long wall built to protect the village’s crops from the cold winds that descend down the Imja valley. Tame pheasants are regularly seen in this area. Overnight stay at the Guesthouse.

Day 7

Dingboche: Acclimatization– B.L.D

Enjoy and explore around some time away from the trek to adjust to the higher altitude. You can hike to Nagerjun, located at the height of 5100 meters just above the Dingboche, at the edge of the Chhukung valley. From where a marvellous panorama of Lobuche East(6119m), Lobuche West(6856m), Kangtega(6685m), Taboche Peak(6367m), Thamserku(6608m), and the Ama Dablam(6856m) can be seen. you can also spot the stunning sight of Mount Makalu, the world’s fifth tallest peak on a clear day. Return back to Dingboche. Enjoy the scenery, drink plenty of fluids, and prepare for the next day’s hiking.

Day 8

he ascent towards Everest Base Camp continues through Alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. At the moraine, there are stone monuments to six sherpas who died in the avalanche, as well as monuments to other climbers. From here, it is a steep, tough climb towards the village of Gorak Shep. Continue on towards Lobuche, where the view is straight towards Nuptse and the sunset is truly magnificent. You can also get an amazing view of other peaks including Pumori, Khumbuste, Lingtren, and Mahalangur Himal. You’ll spend a night at Lobuche.

Day 9

Trek to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep– B.L.D

The higher altitude makes this day’s trekking quite challenging. The Changri Glacier looms ahead as the trek heads for Gorakshep. Walking for about 2-3 hours you will get to Gorakshep a small, usually frozen, lake, by lunchtime. Relax and get adjusted to the altitude before the attempt to reach Everest Base Camp. From here the path moves all the way to the top of the edge, finally arriving at the Everest Base Camp. Here, the sight of Khumbu Icefall and the view of the Khumbutse and Lingtren mountains are quite heavenly. Return back to Gorakshep after spending some time at the base camp. Overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 10

Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.): 2hr 30min then trek down to Periche (4200m.): 7 hours– B.L.D

You can see a different view of Everest today, with a trek up to Kala Pattar. Known to have the best views of Everest, this is a challenging trek, but worth it on a clear day. Similarly, the hike to Kalapatthar is done early at dawn because the sight of the rising sun seen from the vantage point is absolutely amazing. After spending some time on Kalapatthar, begin the descent from Kala Pattar, heading for Pheriche. This is not the most challenging of hikes, but the altitude can make the many uphill sections below Gorakshep seem tough. Stop to look around; the views are quite spectacular.

Day 11

Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours– B.L.D

Today we trek back to Namche which takes us around 6 hours. The trails drop downhill up to Pangbochevillage and drop along the riverside. You will cross the bridge over Imja Khola all the way to Tengboche. From Tengboche, we will move down towards Phungki Thanka, pass the Kyangjuma and Reach Namche. Enjoy the surrounding and meet local peoples.

Day 12

Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours– B.L.D

Today we trek back to Namche which takes us around 6 hours. The trails drop downhill up to Pangbochevillage and drop along the riverside. You will cross the bridge over Imja Khola all the way to Tengboche. From Tengboche, we will move down towards Phungki Thanka, pass the Kyangjuma and Reach Namche. Enjoy the surrounding and meet local peoples.

Day 13

Fly back to Kathmandu– B.

We take the short 30 minutes flight back to Kathmandu; we will enjoy changing sight of the landscape on last time while on the flight. After landing at Kathmandu airport, the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing, or relaxing in one of the many rooftop cafes. Around in the evening join a special dinner program.

Day 14

Farewell & Departure– B

Today is the departing day, we wish you a great journey ahead or you can join us for another thrilling adventure.

Cost Includes

  • All airport pick up and drop in private vehicle
  • All transportation A/C car, tourist deluxe bus during trips & two flight ticket KTM-Lukla-KTM.
  • Normal hotel in the city with twin sharing bed including breakfast basis & basic trekking lodge during trekking
  • Whole accommodations during trips
  • We provide a sleeping bag & down-jacket during the trek
  • 3 meals during trekking as mention in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
  • Some seasonal fruits
  • First aid medicine item, T-shirt & Trip achievement certificate
  • Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Guides his salary, accommodation, meals and insurance
  • One especial cultural show and farewell dinner program
  • Our government tax official expenses

Cost Excludes

  • Extra meals in the Kathmandu & dessert items, any types of drinks during the trip
  • Your international air ticket
  • Your travel insurance & tips for the trekking crew

EBC trek FAQ

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How difficult is EBC trek and how can I Prepare?

Trek to Everest Base Camp is a very challenging and life-changing experience that can be attainable by many people nowadays. Our company provides you with a porter and a guide with policy or 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. 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 rescue by helicopter, for this, you should have better travel insurance. If our guide and porters may suffer from sickness, they have also travel and medical insurance and we will also rescue them by helicopter if in case of any emergency.

What about the weather conditions and Lukla flight?

Firstly, we have to take a flight to Lukla 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 additionally.

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

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

What about 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. Guides and porters have a cell phone to contact. On the other hand, we can also provide you with guides and potters according to your own understanding of your native language but it may cost a bit extra cost.

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

It’s difficult to mention tipping, but normally people can give about 10% of their total payment to the guide and porter. Even tips are up to you you can provide additional up to their service.

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

You can carry 10 kg luggage plus a 5 kg handbag for the Lukla flight is included in the air ticket. 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 in our trekking 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 have a private room but cost a bit extra. Regarding meals, you will have few options to choose the menu. So that you can choose from like continental foods, Italian, Indian and Chinese cuisine etc. For drinking water, you can buy mineral bottles or safe drinking water from the hotel. Although you can bring water tablets and take water from tap.

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Everest Base Camp Trek
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Trip Facts

  • Everest base camp trekking
  • 5555 meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate to Difficulty