Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the finest trekking packages in the Nepalese Himalaya. Our 12 days trekking package to the Everest Base Camp provides the chance to experience the magnificent splendor of the snowy peaks. The Everest Base Camp trek exposes you to an exceptional view of the outstanding mountain range whilst taking in the remarkable alpine environment and settlements. There is nothing more spectacular than seeing the highest peak in the world in its entire splendor. Mt. Everest (8,848m) maybe the fundamental attraction however it is also supported by the three highest peaks of the world including Lhotse which is 8,516m, Makalu (8,481m) and Cho Oyu; (8,201). This range of mountains rises to majestic heights which are all visible on the trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364m)
The Everest Base camp Trek provides a unique opportunity to witness outstanding scenery, explore trails and experience the extraordinary character and natural wonders of the Himalayas. You will trek through majestic forests, groves of rhododendrons, waterfalls and ancient Sherpa villages. You’ll feel an incredible sense of accomplishments as you follow the path of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay who were the first to successfully climb Mt. Everest in 1953.
Everest Base Camp trek starts from the lovely mountain village of Lukla (2,840m) just a 30 minute scenic flight from Kathmandu. Heading north this trek then proceeds through characteristic Sherpa villages before reaching the prime destination of the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar.
Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, our representative will welcome you holding a clear sign displaying your name. You’ll then be taken to your hotel in the center of the city. That evening we will provide a welcome dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant where you can taste authentic Nepali food and experience a cultural dance presentation. Meal Included: D
After an early morning breakfast, you’ll then be transferred to the airport to fly to Lukla. This is 30 minute scenic flight over the striking Himalayan mountain ranges, landscapes and quintessential villages. At Lukla you’ll meet all crew members and begin the trek northward to Monjo village. Flight times vary a lot in Nepal and therefore depending on early or late flights we will choose to hike to Phakding or Monjo. Early flight to Lukla gives us enough time to hike to Monjo which makes the next day’s climb to Namche-Bazzar easier. Late flights that are after noon, we won’t have enough time to get to Monjo and therefore will stop in Phakding which is about 3 hours of hike. Meal Included: B/L/D
This trek will take about 3-4 hours starting with a walk through pine forests along the Dudh Koshi River and crossing over a series of suspension bridges. After a steep climb over Top Dada, we’ll get to see the first view of Mt. Everest (8,848m) over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. We’ll finally reach Namche-Bazaar for an overnight rest. Meal Included: B/L/D
This day will be our first acclimatization hike day and so we will hike for about 3-4 hours to Everest View Hotel (3790m) and then back to Namche again. After the hike we will explore the town of Namche and enjoy afternoon resting and doing personal stuffs.
We’ll start trekking towards the village of Tengboche. You’ll experience the amazing sights of several peaks including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861m) to name just a few. Whilst passing through forests, you’re likely to encounter extraordinary wildlife. Meal Included: B/L/D
The early morning hike will give you the opportunity to take some fantastic pictures of the Tengboche Monastery. The trek then offers great views on the way to Pangboche village whilst passing Chhortens and Mani Walls. Lunch will then take place overlooking Mt. Ama Dablam. The afternoon trek is less demanding as we enter the Imja Valley. Finally, we’ll ascend the steep path before reaching Dingboche Village (4,360m) where we’ll stay the night. Meal Included: B/L/D
Trek along with the arid terrace with outstanding views of the surrounding valleys and Mt. Pumori (7,138m). The trail descends and crosses a fast-flowing stream on a wooden bridge. We will then stop at Duglha for lunch. After a short rest we’ll then climb over the steep terminal moraine of Khumbu Glacier. Passing prayer flags and stones raised in memory of those who have died climbing, we will be reminded of the sheer scale and extremity of Mt. Everest. We’ll stay the night in Lobuche. Meal Included: B/L/D
This is the longest trekking day of the adventure to reach our goal; Everest Base Camp. Walking through such a moraine and slippery trail is difficult, but the incredible 360° mountain-view will inspire further strength and motivation. Since there is no place to stay at Everest Base Camp we’ll return to Gorak Shep for an overnight stay. Meal Included: B/L/D
On this day we will reach another climax - Kala Patthar (5,545m), a dramatic sunrise viewing point. At Kala Patthar, trekkers are surrounded with countless high peaks offering great photo opportunities. Having spent some time to relax and take in unrivalled natural beauty, we’ll then walk back to Gorak Shep. The trek will then continue back downhill to Pheriche for a well-earned night’s rest.
Meal Included: B/L/D
We will continue our descent; the trail will take us across the Dudh Koshi River and along the Dudh Kosti gorge rapidly descending through the pine forests. There will be the opportunity to see the Himalayan Thar and Pheasant. We’ll finally reach to the Namche-Bazaar for an overnight stay. Meal Included: B/L/D
Breakfast is followed by a trek towards the Lukla valley. Taking in the superb view of landscapes and mountains in the distance, you’ll also have the chance to meet and converse with local people in the area. Overnight stay at Lukla. Meal Included: B/L/D
Finally, a day with no trekking as we’ll take a scenic morning flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival and transfer to a hotel, you then have the rest of the day to do whatever you like. This may be simply relaxing or exploring Kathmandu. You may even wish to do some last minute shopping for yourself, friends and family. Overnight in Kathmandu. Meal Included: D