Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trekking is probably the most heard name amongst trek lovers. Likewise, it may be the most dreamt, fantasized, or probably a feared name too. Like all trekking companies in Nepal, Trek Nepal Himalayas Pvt Ltd is also operating a trek to Everest base camp. One of the best trekking companies in Nepal, we have an experience of operating EBC trek for a 13 years kid to 66 years old lady.

Every year we are doing at least 10 different treks to Everest base camp. With highly experienced, knowledgeable and professional Everest trekking guides, we have more than 98% Everest trekking success rate. Like the name, Everest is not a daunting task, you can do it with an ease if you are able to walk at least five to six hours in a rough trail.

If you see the  base camp trekking route, then it is a combination of downhill, uphill and some flat sections. Everest trek elevation diverse from, 8562ft. At Phakding to, 18192ft to Kalapatthar. To make sure the trek is completed, two acclimatization days are allocated in Everest base camp itinerary.

Everest Trek 7 Days Itinerary

During base camp trek to Everest, the major group of people you will meet are Sherpa(s) and Rai(s). Sherpa people, they are widely famous for their mountaineering works. Whereas, Rai(s) people are actually sharing almost the same amount of pride with Sherpa people in mountains. Although, tourism is one of the main sources of income, there are almost all caste(s) or group(s) of people working as guide/porter in Everest trek route. Our Everest base camp adventure guide(s) and porter(s) are also mixed or from different group(s) or caste(s), but all are highly experienced.

Vegetations of Everest region is cover with pine, bamboo, and rhododendron trees. Rhododendron flowers beautify Everest trekking route in the months of March and May. Whereas, October and November welcomes trekkers with the best mountain views of the year. Similarly, snow leopard, red panda, Himalayan musk deer, Himalayan Thar and more animals are living inside Sagarmatha national park. Importantly, Sagarmatha national park is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site too. Likewise, the domestic animals; yaks, mules, horses are common to see all the time during trekking.

The amazing route to Everest also includes famous Tengboche monastery- a monastery with more than 350 years history. Typically, Mani Rimdu festival is famous in this monastery which is celebrating by Himalayan Buddhist community. Whereas, several other monasteries are encounter enroute to Everest. Mani walls-the Buddhist mantra carved stone walls are other interesting thing to see.

Our company is always running a pre-booking Everest base camp  Zoom call on your request. You can request for a call at treknepalmountains@gmail.com  before booking Everest base camp trek in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights 

Take a scenic flight to Lukla Airport (One of the exciting airports in the world).

Explore the Sherpa Capital and explore their culture and traditions.

Trek through the rough trail of the Himalayas. Get amazed with the stunning views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest.

Collect the stunning views of mountains including Mount Everest from Kalapatthar

Get a chance to sight some endangered wildlife, including snow leopard and Himalayan musk deer.

Explore some of the oldest Buddhist Monasteries in the earth, including Tengboche Monastery

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Itinerary

With an early morning flight, you will fly to Lukla airport (one of the exciting airport in the world). In Lukla, you will be meeting your trekking team (Sherpas and Porters) then you will start your trek. The way to Phakding is easy, which combines the up hills and the down hills. The route follows the Dudh Koshi River side and crosses several small local settlements. The Mani walls, some waterfalls, and the local villages plus the people are the attractions of the day. The teahouse in Phakding are well equipped with electricity, wifi and other facilities. Overnight in the teahouse.

After the hot breakfast, you will then resume your trekking. The way up to Namche Bazar is mostly uphill. This day is one of the longest day of the trek where you will again follow the Dudh Koshi River and cross the many hanging bridges. On the clear day, you will be offered with the first view of Mount Everest. Namche Bazar is the last trading center of the trek. Namche Bazar is a wonderful settlement and is the home of Sherpa people. Sherpa people are known as the mountaineers. The Namche Bazar looks amazing itself and the views of Twache Peak add the beauty on Namche Bazar. The teahouses here are also well-equipped. The Wi-Fi, electricity, the hot shower and the bottled water is easily available in Namche Bazar. Overnight in the teahouse.

After the breakfast, you will hike up to Syanboche, the Everest View Point. From there you can collect the superb views of the Himalayas and that includes daring Mount Everest too. Enjoy the stunning views of mountains. Later, you will trek back to Namche Bazar for the lunch. After the lunch, you can either explore the breathtaking settlement and visit the Sherpa museum or can take a good rest in the teahouse. In Namche, you can also buy the gears or the stuff you have forgotten to take from Kathmandu. Overnight in the hotel.

The trail from Namche Bazar to Tengboche is mostly flat and a combination of short down and uphill. It is expected to have the sighting of Lhophoprous (The National Bird of Nepal). Along the way you will pass the years old Buddhist Monasteries. The views of the stunning of Mount Ama Dablam will keep amazed you. The up you go the Himalaya looks closer and closer. All the way, there will so many fellow travelers and also the mules and the yaks are the friends of the trekking.

Upon your arrival in Tengboche, you will be welcomed with the superb views of Mountains. On the far, Mount Everest, on the right Ama Dablam and on the other side several other peaks. The views from the hill is something spectacular. Later, in the afternoon, you can visit the Tengboche Monastery, which is one of the oldest and biggest Buddhist Monastery in Everest Region. You can also taste the bakeries in the bakery shop at Tengboche.

In the evening, enjoy the stunning sunset views in the Himalayas. Overnight in the teahouse.

Get up early morning, grab your camera and run out of the hotel before the first ray of the sun hits Mount Everest. The sunrise view in the Himalayas is always fantastic, and it gets even exciting when it comes to Mount Everest. Enjoy the stunning view of sunrise in the Himalayas. The weather condition in the morning will be a bit chill, so make sure that your hand and all the body is covered with warm clothes.

After that, take your breakfast and start your trekking to Dingboche. Along the way, it is expected to see the Himalayan Musk Deer (One of the endangered species in the world) and sometime if you are lucky then there are chances to see the Snow Leopard as well.

The trail to Dingboche is a combination of downhill and the uphills. Dingboche is a village settled in the lap of Mount Ama Dablam. From Dingboche, the weather, may get even more cold, so we always recommend wearing the warm clothes. In Dingboche there is no proper mobile network is available so if you want to use the Wi-Fi then you can us Everest Link Data Card there. The Everest Link Data Card cost NRS. 600 (US$ 6 approx.) for 200 MB data. Overnight in the teahouse.

Expect an amazing scene in the morning as you can find the running water freeze and reserved water converted into 3/4 inches thick ice in the drum and no running water in the tap. That is normal at Dingboche.

After the breakfast, you can hike up to Nagarjun hills. From the top of the Nagarjun hills, you can enjoy the stunning views of mountains and the eagle eye view of Dingboche Village. One mountain that looks nearer and wonderful from Nagarjun Hill is Mount Ama Dablam.

In Nagarjun Hills, you can also get the mobile network. After the successful ascent and the incredible views, you will then trek back to Dingboche for the rest. After the lunch, you can further explore Dingboche village or can take a good rest in the teahouse. Overnight in the teahouse.

An easy trekking day, the trail from Dingboche to Lobuche is mostly flat and easy. Trekking through the barren land collecting the incredible views of mountains is fantastic. On the both sides , you can see the yaks grazing. Along the way, you can also find the temporary settlement, which is set up for the yaks.

Walking through the Khumbu Glacier Moraine gives you an unbelievable feeling and the Mani walls, the hanging prayer flags add all the fun and the excitement in the trekking.

In Lobuche, you may start feeling the thin air, the sleeping might get uneasy at Lobuche. If there is any problem with you then always communicate with your guide. There is no proper mobile network, so you are recommended to buy the Everest Link Data Card for the emergencies. Overnight in the teahouse.

Wake up early morning and prepare yourself for the ultimate journey. The route from Lobuche to Gorakshep, then to Everest Base Camp is mostly flat and easy. You will first trek to Gorakshep from Lobuche for the lunch. After the lunch, you will then trek to Everest Base Camp from Gorakshep. The trail from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp is a moraine path, so you are suggested to trek slowly and carefully so that you can complete your journey successfully.

After the successful trek, you will then again come back to Gorakshep for the overnight. In Gorakshep, there will mobile network is available, but it is again recommended to buy Everest Link Data Card for the emergencies. Overnight in the teahouse.

Wake up early morning, take your torchlight and start your hike up to Kalapatthar. You need to start early morning today as you are going to Kalapatthar to collect the sunrise view in Mount Everest. It will be around two hours hiking to Kalapatthar. From Kalapatthar, you can see the stunning moment of sun hitting the top of the world.

After the wonderful sunrise view, you will then trek back to Gorakshep and then further trek to Pheriche via Thukla. The trek to Pheriche is easy down hill via Lobuche village. There is again no proper mobile network in Pheriche so you can again go with the Everest Link Data Card to get connected to the world. Overnight in the hotel.

The trail we travel got many ups and downs. Our path also covers the rhododendron and juniper forest. The wonderful mountain views accompany us all the way back to Namche Bazar. Overnight.

We retrace same way that we follow to get up to Namche Bazar. Overnight.

A gentle trekking day. We trek slowly back to Lukla. At Lukla, we can take good rest on free time. Overnight.

Farewell dinner at night. : Early morning, we take a scenic flight back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, we will have free time for last minute shopping. In the evening, we will be having a farewell dinner with trekking crews. Overnight.

Inclusion

  • Two times airport pick and drop off by a private vehicle
  • Domestic flight tickets (Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu) including airport taxes. If airlines change flight destination to Ramechap to Lukla and Lukla to Ramechap- then transportation is included too.
  • Tea house accommodation during the trekking as per itinerary. (The rooms will be in twin sharing basis and will not have attached bathroom). If you want to upgrade then let us know in the time of booking. (Still no attached rooms available in Lobuche and Gorakshep. Likewise, limited options in Tengboche too).
  • Meals during the trekking (3 meals a day)
  • Government licensed English-speaking trek leader. 1:8 ratio.
  • Assistant guide(s) if there are more than 8 trekkers in a group (1:9 ratio).
  • Porter to help trekkers luggage. 2 trekkers will share 1 porter, Max weight limit for a porter- 20 kg (10 kg per trekker, weight limit). You can store non-essential items in Kathmandu hotel for free.
  • Guide(s), assistant guide(s) and porter (s) wages, their meals, insurance, lodging, transportation, flight, and other necessary equipment as well.
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entrance Fee.
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entry permit fees
  • Fresh (seasonal fruits)- every evening after dinner.
  • Assistance in arranging rescue operations in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Trek completion Certificate after the successful trekking
  • All government taxes and fees

Exclusion

  • International flight costs
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees for multiple entries on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport- (more at: https://www.treknepalhimalayas.com/nepal-visa-information/)
  • Excess baggage charges (Limit is 10 kg per Person) on the trek
  • Food and accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, or early return from the trek.
  • Personal expenses (shopping, snacks, boiled bottle water, hot (Tea/ Coffee) and cold drinks, hot shower, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee, extra porters, etc.) during the trekking.
  • Travel insurance that covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation (recommended)
  • Tipping (Guide, assistant guide, porter)
  • Any additional costs incurred beyond our control, like landslides, weather, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
  • Anything does not mention in inclusion list.

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Everest Base Camp Trekking

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