Everest Base Camp Trek

15 Days Starting From $1500

Max-Altitude
5,554 m/18,192 ft
Location
Solukhumbu, Nepal
Group-Size
Minimum 02
Difficulty
Strenuous
Transportation
Flight to lukla

Everest Base Camp Trek

“Circuit with Extreme Ups and down you have seen never before ”

An adventure of a lifetime, Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most famous and challenging treks in Nepal and in the world with breathtaking scenery unsurpassed anywhere else in the high mountains.The journey to Everest Base Camp starts with a spectacular flight to the mountain airstrip at Lukla, a clean and busy city among the Everest region just below a huge cliff in the Himalayas. Till the end of the trek, the majestic views and serene beauty will never fail your expectations as it is the most scenic trek in the Khumbu region of Nepal.

Trek to Everest is not just the travel to find the hidden natural beauty but also an equal opportunity to familiarize with rare cultures, hospitality and lifestyle of Sherpa People in the mountains throughout Everest Region Trek. It is the best option for you if you’re looking forward to explore the Sherpa villages along with speculating the view of Mount Everest up close. Along with that, this trek gives you the opportunity to climb Kala Patthar, a 5554 metre peak which falls on the way to the Everest Base Camp. It is a superb stance for magnificent views of southwest face of Mount Everest and surrounding other Himalayan Mountains.In short EBC Trek is one of the most fascinating treks of everest region and can give goose bumps to even most experienced and ardent trekkers.


Trip Itinerary


  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
    After your arrival in the Kathmandu airport (KTM) you will be greeted by a representative of IME Travels who will drop you at hotel. After check in, you can either take a rest, hang around in the city, visit our office. Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 02: Fly to Lukla
    Early morning we take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The flight duration is around 40 minutes. After landing, the guides and porters will divide the baggage and we can have a good look around and take picture then after We walk on a trail that gradually descends to Chepang village from where we get a glimpse of Mt. Khumbila, a sacred mountain which has never been climbed. From here, we gradually descend until Phakding. Overnight in Phakding.We can spend our evening wandering around the village.

  • Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar
    Today's our trek starts in the morning after breakfast.We take a stiff walk through a beautiful pine forest that leads us along the Dudh Koshi River and pass Chuma and Monjo villages before reaching the entrance of the Everest National Park.Then after crossing a suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale village and walk alongside of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. The walk is enjoyable through the river bed and we reach Hillary Suspension Bridge and finally we climb up hill towards Namche Bazaar, closer and magnificent sight of Kwangde Peak, Kusum Kangaru, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Tawache, and many other fabulous mountains will be viewed closely. Namche Bazaar which is probably the biggest town for visitors to purchase traditional crafts and other mementos. We will spend two days in Namche for acclimatization and visiting local markets and traditions of the people living in the Himalayas. Overnight at Namche, inclusive of full board meals.

  • Day 04 Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar
    We have set this day for acclimatization. It is very important that our body is prepared for further ascending. we have the day at our disposal and can choose to do what we wish with it. we walk up to the Everest View Point for great panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Taboche etc. On our way back we will visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest photo Gallery where we can observe an assortment of things. We also have enough time to learn about the Sherpa and their culture Overnight at guesthouse.

  • Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
    Today After breakfast we start our trek with enjoyable walk through the forest with magnificent view of mountains. We choose the upper trail and pass through several chortens and Mani walls and small villages. The great view of the mighty peaks like Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde peak is a constant throughout the day. Today's trail ascends through the forested on its way to Tyangboche.It has large campsite, tea houses and lodges overseeing Mt. Ama Dablam. We will spend the night at a hotel in Tengboche.

  • Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche
    Today after breakfast in Tengboche we set off for Dingboche.The day consists of a lot of descending until we arrive at Deboche. The trails ascend from there through rhododendron forest. We walk downhill to Debuche and cross the Imja River to reach Pangboche. We decide to go to the upper Pangboche trail and admire the Himalayan vista and the Pangboche Monastery. We continue our walk to the Imja Valley and Lobuche River and a continuous climb from there will eventually takes us to Dingboche. It is a picturesque village with beautiful barley, potato and buckwheat fields complete with grazing animals.Overnight at Dingboche.

  • Day 07: Dingboche: Acclimatization (free day)
    It is acclimatization day again. Instead of staying idle, we climb a ridge located behind the village and see six of the world’s tallest peaks including Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu. Furthermore, we can also admire Cholatse and Taboche peaks. Chhukung is a small hill station overlooking many mountains and glaciers. From another location on the ridge we can also admire the picturesque Imja Khola Valley and the beautiful Dingboche village and there are other numerous walk options up the valley sides for the really energetic.Overnight at Dingboche.

  • Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche
    We departed Dingboche and began our relatively short journey to Dughla. We walk through the alpine meadows and yak pastures to cross the Khumbu Glacier. The end of the moraine of the glacier has a specifically steep and presents a challenge.As the trail drops to the Khumbu Glacier moraine, we find ourselves facing several great peaks including Khumbu Tse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. As we are crossing Khumbu Glacier we can also see the breathtaking view of Mt. Nuptse.

  • Day 9: Lobuche to Gorak Shep,visit Everest Base Camp
    Gorak Shep– the last stop before Everest Base Camp.As we reach the base camp, we enjoy the
    incredible melt patterns and admire the gently rounded ice towers on the upper part of the Khumbu glacier. The Everest Base Camp is stunningly beautiful. We can enjoy amazing views of Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains from the base camp. After soaking in the beauty, we walk back towards Gorak Shep where we spend the night. Overnight in Gorak Shep.

  • Day 10: Gorakshep - Kala Patthar - Gorakshep - Pheriche
    This is another important day of the trek.We’ll wake before dawn today to trek towards Kalapathar for a glorious sunrise over Mt. Everest.the walk will be quite demanding yet rewards you with the most amazing mountain panorama: Everest, Nuptse, Changtse, Lhotse Pumori, and numerous others. We will then return to Gorakshep and walk further to Pheriche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 11: Pheriche to Namche
    The walk from Pheriche back to Tengboche is mainly downhill then we will make way up to Tengboche. Also, we will move down to Pungki Thanka. We will also pass Kyang Juma walking on a stress-free path to reach Namche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Day 12: Namche to Lukla
    After breakfast, we trek toward the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then pass through the prayer flags above the gushing Dudh Koshi. The views of open plains, pine and rhododendron forests as well as snow covered peaks will lure you. Our arrival in Lukla brings an evening in our last Tea House and, a party with your trekking crew.

  • DAY 13: Lukla to Kathmandu
    You will be joyed by the mountain views for the last time while flying from Lukla to Kathmandu for 30 minutes. As you reach at Kathmandu airport,You’ll transfer to your hotel upon landing for some much-needed rest and reflection after your trek conquering the Himalayas. At afternoon We tour Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Boudhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites. We have a full day sightseeing tour around these places that will give you a good introduction a the bout Kathmandu Valley.We’ll reunite in the evening for a farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurants in Kathmandu.

  • Day 14: Final Departure
    Today after breakfast, we transfer you to the airport to fly your onward destination.

Cost Include


    • All airport/hotel transfers
    • 3 nights in 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
    • Kathmandu – lukla- Kathmandu flight ticket (USD 276  p/p round trip) and departure taxes
    • A guided full day sightseeing tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. The historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' or Swayambunath and Buddhists shrine of Bouddhanath. With entry permit.
    • 11 nights in standard lodges/teahouses in mountain
    • Welcome and farewell dinner
    • All accommodation and meals during the trek
    • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), an assistant trek leader  and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
    • Sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
    • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
    • A comprehensive medical kit
    • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude


    • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
    • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
    • Excess baggage charges
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
    • Tips for guides and porters

              

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