Short Everest Base Camp treks offer an amazing view of highest peak Mount Everest and some other great view of mountains. This trek route to Everest rises from 3000 meters to 5545m at Kalapather. This trek is 10 days trek from Lukla to Lukla, Experience the unique culture, Landscape, and breathtaking view of Himalayas.
Start your trek from Lukla (2,642m/8,668ft), after a 35-minute Mountain flight from Kathmandu. You will start a short trekking up to Phakding which is approximate 3-4 hours a day. And the next day, Trek to Namche Bazar, it is also known as the capital of Khumbu valley. This valley offers all kinds of facilities and accommodation for the trekkers and mountaineers. In case, if you have forgotten any trekking gears for the trekking, you can do final minute shopping.As you climb up, you will pass through beautiful villages like Tengbuche, Dingbuche, Lobuche and finally Goraksheep. At the Same Day, You will hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,600m), Observe the Khumbu Ice fall, and get way to the Everest summit. Next Early morning, another wonderfull morning greets an epic Sunrise and 360 degree panoramic views of Everest (8,848m/29,028ft) and other peaks.
You will return back to the Lukla the way same way which is quicker and easier. This trek can be done all around the year. However autumn and springs known as the peak season for Everest Base Camp.
Outline of Itinerary :
Day 1: Kathmandu to Lukla 2810m by flight and trek to Phakding 2600m / 30min flight / 3hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 2: Phakding to Namche 3460m / 6hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 3: Namche to Tengboche 3867m / 5hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 4: Tengboche to Dingboche 4450m / 5.5hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 5: Acclimitization day rest and hike to Nangakartshang 5000m / 5hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 6: Dingboche to Lobuche 4900m / 4hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 7: Lobuche to Gorakshep 5150m and visit Everest Base Camp 5365m / 3hrs to Lobuche- Gorakshep / 3.5hrs Gorakshep-Ebc-Gorakshep / Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 8: Gorakshep to Kalapathar to Pheriche / Gorakshep-Kalapathar-Gorakshep 3.5hrs walk / Gorakshep to Pheriche 5hrs / Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 9: Pheriche to Namche / 6hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
Day 10: Namche to Lukla / 7hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
- What Will You DoHiking, trekking, Mountain Flight, Mountain views, cultural and manument region
- What To Expect1.Scenic mountain flight
2.Namchebazar gateway to Mt Everest
3.Sherpa culture and lifestyle
4.Everest panoramic view from Syangboche
7.Climbing Kalapathar 5550m
8.Great view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam
- What Is IncludedAirport to hotel pick up and drop domestic airport by private vehicle
One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people),
Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters
Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
All necessary paper works and national park entry permits
TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
All additional government tax
Airfare Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu with airport tax.
Airfare Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu with airport tax for guide.
- What Is Not IncludedNepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue) (You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
International air fare
All Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking
Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trek
All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
Tips to guide and porter
All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. Personal illness, strike etc.
Helicopter eevacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking