Mt. Everest (8848m), first conquered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay in 1953, has been the aspiration of many in and out of Nepal. Everest Base Camp Trek transpires an exhilarating journey to the base camp of this nature’s marvel and introduces the trekkers to the delightful Sherpa villages, monasteries, and culture along the way. Moreover, the interaction with the Sagarmatha National Park and its elements offer a pleasant journey amid the Himalayas in the Everest vicinity.
A direct flight to Lukla airport will take you to the Khumbu region within 40 minutes from Kathmandu. Traveling in an aircraft to Lukla airport, in itself, is an adventure. Landing at Lukla airport where the landing strip has a mountain on one end while a huge drop-off on the other side making up for a thrilling welcome into the Himalayas. Your trek starts the moment you land at the Lukla airport. Passing across Dudh Koshi valley, you head to Namche Bazaar, the starting point for the panoramic view of mountains in the background. Throughout your journey, you will witness spellbinding glimpses of the Himalayan range of Khumbu region. The journey continues through culturally adorned Sherpa villages like Tengboche, Deboche, and Pheriche. Finally, an ascent to Lobuche followed by another uphill climb leads us to Gorakshep. Exploring Everest Base Camp thereafter reveals the grandeur of Khumbu Glacier and Icefall with the skyline filled with innumerable peaks. Hike to Kalapatthar viewpoint is yet another highlight of the trek comprising of sunrise view over the Himalayan assortment consisting of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8414m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt. Lhotse Shar (8393m), Mt. Cho Oyo (8188m), and other peaks. This trekking is most recommended to climbers who are physically fit and looking forward to an adventurous journey. The best times to visit the Everest Base Camp are between early-March to mid-May and early-September to mid-November.
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Welcome to Nepal! On your arrival at Kathmandu, you will be received by our staff and transferred to the hotel. It is advisable to take a tour outside your hotel at Thamel and Kathmandu Durbar Square (a UNESCO World Heritage) to explore the lifestyle and people of the capital city. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Duration: 35 minutes flight & 5 hours
Flights to Lukla airport are scheduled in the morning to avoid unclear weather conditions in the afternoon. On your flight, you will get to see a spectacular view of the Everest region. On your way to Monjo, you will cross Dudh Koshi River on a couple of occasions and witness breathtaking views of Kusum Khangkaru and Kongde ranges. Overnight stay at Monjo.
Duration: 4-5 hours
Monjo village is considered as the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. Starting with an uphill climb to Jorsalle, you will walk with a glimpse of Kusum Khangkaru (6367), Thamserku (6608m), Nuptse (7861m) and the Mt. Everest (8848m) as well. Further, ascend to Namche Bazaar. This trade hub of the Everest region is perhaps the most famous destination for a brief stop. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.
Today, you take a short hike to Khumjung village above Namche to adjust your body in the high altitude. Rest of the day is for you to rest and enjoy the majestic view of Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Taboche (6367m), Lhotse (8414m), and many more. Namche Bazaar in itself is one of the most beautiful settlements in the Khumbu region and make sure you take most out of the rest day at Namche. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.
Duration: 6-7 hours
You start your trek climbing towards the Sagarmatha National Park museum and follow the main trail above the river for about two hours and descend to cross Dudh Koshi to Phunki Tenga. The trail climbs through a forest of rhododendrons to Tengboche and, ultimately, reaches Deboche. You can even get to see Danphe (Impeyan Pheasant), musk deer, and Himalayan Thar along the trail to Deboche. Overnight stay at Deboche.
Duration: 5-6 hours
Walking past Imja Khola and Pangboche, you continue the trek to Somare. The trail ahead is covered with conifers and rhododendron forests which lead to Pheriche. You also cross the Pheriche Pass (4270m) and trek through pasturelands to reach a large stone wall. Further, Pheriche awaits your arrival. Today’s trail has the views of peaks including Mt. Taboche (6367m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Pokalde (5806m), and Nuptse (7861m) to offer. Overnight stay at Pheriche.
On this day, you rest and acclimatize yourself at Pheriche. This village is a popular stop for the trekkers as there is a primary health and aid post to get treatment of altitude sickness and basic first aid assistance if required. To the north of Pheriche, you can see rock towers built in remembrance of trekkers who have lost their lives in the mountains. Overnight stay at Pheriche.
Duration: 5-6 hours
A steep climb over the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier will lead you to Lobuche. Like the previous days, you will get to see Mt. Taboche (6367m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Pokalde (5806m), and Nuptse ranges as you walk ahead towards Lobuche. It is possible to witness Mt. Taboche (6367m) and Nuptse (7861m) up close from the Lobuche towering. The Lobuche village is an ideal campsite with small huts in a meadow between the Khumbu glacier and Lobuche peak. Overnight stay at Lobuche.
Duration: 7-8 hours
The trail from Lobuche is a narrow path between the glacial moraine and the mountains walls with a glimpse of Khumbu glacier from the edge of the moraine. Gorakshep is the original Everest Base Camp guarded by the mountain view of Pumori (7165m), Nuptse (7861m), and other spectacular peaks. The new Everest Base Camp is further 3.5 km up the valley through rocky boulders and streams. The Everest Base Camp is the point where climbers gather for summiting the majestic Mt. Everest (8848m). Upon reaching the base camp, you can relish the moment and enjoy the views of Khumbu Glacier and Icefall along with numerous peaks in the Everest massif. You then return back to Gorakshep after enjoying the glorious Everest Base Camp. Overnight stay at Gorakshep.
Duration: 7-8 hours
To get the clear 360-degree mountain views, you hike to the Kalapatthar viewpoint in the morning. So, you will start your day early today. Undoubtedly, the panoramic view of the Mt. Everest (8848m) alongside Mt. Ama Dablam (6856m), Mt. Lhotse (8414m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Mt. Pumori (7165m), and other peaks from Kalapatthar is what you’ll remember first when you think of the whole trip. On your way back, you will descend to Pheriche via Lobuche and Dughla. Overnight stay at Pheriche.
Duration: 6-7 hours
Today, you will descend down to Namche via Pangboche. First stop is Tengboche, a village you can stop by for lunch with splendid views of Mt. Ama Dablam (6856m), and numerous other peaks in the background from Tengboche Monastery. You are now headed towards Kyangjuma which is a junction of the trinity ways to Gokyo Valley, Khumjung village, and Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar
Duration: 6-7 hours
Most trekkers find downhill walk from Namche to Lukla as the hardest part of the whole trek. This is not just due to the terrain but the thoughts of exiting the company of the sublime Himalayas also add to the difficulty. You will pass through forests of pine and rhododendrons with the view of snow-capped mountains at distance, reach Phakding and continue to walk to Lukla. Overnight stay at Lukla.
Duration: 35 minutes
You will have a flight back to Kathmandu as scheduled. Prepare yourself for a slight change in plan in case of bad weather in Lukla as it might delay and or cancel the flight. The flight will offer final views of the Himalayas and upon landing once again at the capital, you head to the hotel for rest and recreation. You also can celebrate the success of the trek in your final day of the journey. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Today, your travel in Nepal comes to an end. After greeting goodbyes to the trek members, you will be accompanied by a company representative to the Tribhuvan International Airport. Goodbye and best wishes!