Everest Base Camp Trek
We begin Everest Base Camp Trek with a short domestic flight to Lukla from where we rely on our own feet for the rest of the journey. You will get to taste the intoxicating blend of mountain views and the local Sherpa culture. Nights will be spent mostly in lodges and enough time will be allocated for acclimatization whenever a great significant altitude shift is involved. You will also have the opportunity to explore the Mountaineering Museum in Namche Bazar, witness mountain life in Khumjung, and many monasteries, lamaseries, and temples during the trip, including the famous Tengboche Monastery.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
On your day of arrival in Kathmandu, we will receive you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. If time permits, we will have a brief meeting in our office with your Trekking Guide, evening overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Trek Preparation Day
While we take care of your documentation (issuing of trekking permit and TIMS), you can enjoy a day tour of Kathmandu city with our tour guide (Additional cost applies)
Day 3: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding
Our guide will pick you up at 5:30 am and drive you to the airport. You will board the early morning flight at 6:30 AM and fly to Lukla (2750M) in about 45 minutes. After breakfast in Lukla, we will walk for about 4 hours to Phakding (2610M), a fairly plain terrain inhabited by Sherpas. Afterward, we will follow upstream Dudhkoshi River and spend the night in a lodge.
Day 4: Phakding – Namche Bazar
We will trek for nearly 7 hours to reach Namche Bazar (3440 m), the famous town in Solukhumbu. The last 3 hours of this trek will be tougher, but the beautiful sceneries on the way will make you will forget your tiredness. The night will be spent in a local teahouse.
Day 5: Acclimatization
To help your body adjust to the high altitude conditions, we will spend the day for acclimatization. You can do some daytime hiking and explore Khumjung village, Everest View Hotel, Syangboche Airport, and return to the teahouse at Namchebazar for the night stay.
Day 6: Namche Bazar – Tengboche
After a 6-7 hour trek, you will reach Tengboche (3860 m), a perfect viewpoint to observe the beautiful peaks of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku and a greater part of the Himalayan range in the Khumbu Region. The highlight of this village is Tengboche Monastery. evening overnight at Local Tea House.
Day 7: Tengboche – Dingbuche
Dingboche (4250 m) lies at about a walking distance of 6-7 hours. Due to the increasing altitude, you will be walking slower than on previous days.
Day 8: Acclimatization
This will be the second acclimatization day. You will be taken on a day trip to Chhukung valley and back to Dingboche. Rest and rejuvenation are quite essential to continue the trekking the next day.
Day 9: Dingboche – Lobuche
Our next stopover is Lobuche (4950M), at about a walking distance of 5-6 hours. Views of Mt. Pumori and Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, and many more are the main highlights of the day.
Day 10: Lobuche – Gorak Shep – Everest base Camp and Back to Gorek Shep
The next segment of your trek, Lobuche to Gorek Shep (5160 m) is short and can be completed in about 3-4 hours, just in time for lunch. After resting for a few hours, we will take you on a walk to Everest Base Camp in the evening to sight the beautiful sunset over the majestic Himalayas. Then we return to Gorek Shep for an overnight stay.
Day 11: Gorek Shep – Kalapatthar (Sunrise View) – Pheriche
You will begin hiking (about 2 hours for Kalapatthar) early in the morning to Kalapatthar, lying at an altitude of 5550 m, this is the highest point you will reach in this Trek. This is well known as a perfect viewpoint to see all major parts of the Himalayan range, including Mt. Everest itself. If the weather permits, you will get to see a spellbinding sunrise, something you will not find elsewhere in the world. Take as many photographs as you like and go back to Gorek Shep for breakfast. Shortly afterward, you will descend back to Pheriche for our overnight stay.
Day 12: Pheriche – Tengboche
Trek for about 6 hours and spend overnight at Tengboche.
Day 13: Tengboche – Namche Bazar
Resume trekking for about 5 hours and arrive at Namche Bazar for the night’s stay.
Day 14: Namche Bazar – Lukla
Trek down to Phakding for lunch and continue to walk to Lukla for overnight, which normally takes about 7-8 hours walking.
Day 15: Lukla – Kathmandu – Farewell Dinner in the Evening.
Fly back to Kathmandu, where we will transfer you to your hotel. Evening joins Live Cultural show Nepali Typical dinner host by Outdoor Himalayan Treks. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 16: Departure Day
If you are flying back home or to any other destination outside Nepal, we will transfer you to the airport right on time. Even if you are staying longer in Nepal and departing at a later date, do not hesitate to use our complimentary transfer service.
Specification: Everest Base Camp Trek
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