Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Cost

$ 1450
$ 1250

Everest Base Camp Trek

Many people dream of conquering Everest (8,848m), but not all can succeed. We can take you very close to the dream – to Everest Base Camp, to the foot of…

Duration

15 Days

Country

Nepal

Grade

Moderate to Fairly Hard

Max altitude

5,550 M

Transportation

Private/Domestic Vehicles

Accommodation

3-Star Hotels and Best Mountain Lodges

Best season

All Seasons except Harsh Winter

Group Size

1-16

Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek


Many people dream of conquering Everest (8,848m), but not all can succeed. We can take you very close to the dream – to Everest Base Camp, to the foot of the world’s highest mountain. The Everest Base Camp trek offers not only the thrill and experience of the most adventurous trekking in the world but also the chance to meet the local Sherpa people and become immersed in their rich cultural heritage.

The thrill and excitement of the Everest Base Camp trek will become a lifelong memory from the very beginning. The Everest Base Camp Trek is the ultimate Himalayan experience With the magnificent highest mountain of the world, Mount Everest (8,848m), within our view Everest Base Camp Trek route lies in Solukhumbu district of Nepal. Being on the trail amidst elevated peaks and local Sherpa villages, this is the ultimate trekking thrill to your adventurous side. Being in this region alone provides the close look into the history and influence of Tibet in the daily life of Sherpas. Their understanding and adaption of the landscape leave one surprised and impressed.

Surrounded by 4 out of 6 highest peaks of the world including Lhotse (8,501m), Mt. Makalu (8,470m) and Cho Oyu (8,201m), Everest Base Camp Trek is an excellent choice for those looking to enjoy the serenity of nature at its fullest, along with the unique and amazing local Sherpa culture. March, April, May, late September, October, and November are the best trekking months for this region.

This 15 days journey can be a life-changing experience and memory. Walking those peaceful rocky trails enclosed by the supergiant rocky peaks is dreamlike. Whole expedition starting from Kathmandu (1,350m) to all the way till Kala Patthar (5,545m) spending overnight in villages like Tengboche (3,870m) and Dingboche (4,360m) is a journey worth traveling if you are prepared.

Hiking Adventure ensures you guidance from professional guides throughout the whole trip. With our years of experience in this sector, we have maintained client’s safety and security as our main concern. We promise to assist you in every step making sure you have an amazing time in Nepal.

Although the Everest Base Camp trekking is one of the most beautiful and popular trek, it is also somewhat challenging and some physical fitness will be required. When you start out to admire the world’s most famous mountain you must be prepared to face these challenges and embrace and enjoy the adventures that will come with it.

 

Detail Itenerary


  • day 1

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m) Meet greet by HAT team & Transfer to Hotel

    Upon landing, you will be welcomed and picked up by our staff at the international airport in Kathmandu. We will accompany you to the designated hotel (3-star). Enjoy and explore the city, Nepali lifestyle and cuisine for the rest of the day. In the evening, we will meet up for welcome dinner and brief the journey.
    Included Meals: Welcome Dinner
    Accommodation: 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 2

    Day 02: Domestic Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2880m) [45-Minutes], trek to Phakding (2640m) [4-Hours]

    From Kathmandu, we will take a 45-minute towards Lukla. Lukla flight is unique due to the stunning mountain views and landing at one of world's highest altitude airstrip.

    Lukla is a bustling town with shops, restaurants and facilities for guests. After some rest, we will start trekking towards Phakding village. It will take 3-4 hours of trekking according to the pace. Phakding is larger than Lukla and is equipped with restaurants, tea-houses, bars and restaurants for trekkers.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Phakding

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 3

    Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3445m) [5/6-Hours]

    Wake up to a beautiful sunrise at Phakding. After breakfast, we start the trek following the trails. Encounter local people, children, yaks and fellow trekkers as you move through Sagarmatha National Park and a few registration posts held up by local police. Cross high suspension bridge and climb until you reach Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest. Namche is also housed with various accommodation, food and hangout facilities.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Namche Bazaar

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 4

    Day 04: Acclimatization Day. Hike to Hotel Everest View (3962m) and back to Namche [5/6-Hours]

    We take to spend the day in Namche Bazaar to adjust physically to the high altitude, referred as acclimatization. Acclimatization helps adopt our body to the increasing altitude and reduces the risk of altitude sickness.

    Namche has Tibetan market selling clothes and cheap Chinese goods with the weekly wholesale market to browse. Even though we are acclimatizing, we will still need to stay active. So let's hike up to the famous Everest View Hotel and back.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Namche Bazaar

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 5

    Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m) [5/6-Hours]

    Our destination for the day is Tengboche which takes about 5-6 hours trek from Namche Bazaar.

    After breakfast, we will start the day's trek north-east. Tengboche monastery and school established by Sir Edmund Hillary in Khumjung Village are definite highlights to look out for. Cross the river before continuing uphill towards Tengboche. Tengboche provides a great view of Mount Ama Dablam. Enjoy the sunset over Mount Everest and stars in a clear night.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Tengboche

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 6

    Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4250m) [4-Hours]

    After breakfast, we start our journey down the trail and crossing a bridge. Along the trails we will see yaks, locals and even wild animals that stroll around the Sagarmatha National Park.

    This day includes 5-6 hours long trek through villages Tengboche and Pangboche to Dingboche located alongside Imja River. This beautiful trail is so easy to fall in love with because of its extreme scenic beauty. Stunning view of Ama Dablam will increase the enthusiasm as we reach the village of Dingboche.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Dingboche

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 7

    Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4900m) [5-Hours]

    With our trek being 2-4 hours long, our route for the day is from Dingboche to Lobuche.

    With rocky pathways and small settlement along, Lobuche nonetheless has beautiful scenarios. As you trek upwards, you will see another side of Ama Dablam, but just as beautiful. The next destination is Thukla and later to Lobuche. Early dinner and rest as we prepare for the big day tomorrow.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Lobuche

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 8

    Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m) via Gorakshep (5150m) and trek back to Goraksep [8-Hours]

    Our journey from Lobuche leads us to yet another Sherpa settlement, Gorakshep after 6-7 hours trek. This is a popular stop for trekkers. Nuptse, Cholatse, Lobuche, and Pumori overlook the Lobuche village as we visit the Everest Base Camp including Majestic Mount Everest.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Gorakhshep

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 9

    Day 10: Hike to Kalapatthar (5545m) for Everest View and trek to Pheriche (4240m) [8-Hours]

    Our next 7-8 hours trek leads us to Pheriche from Gorakshep with Kala Patthar along the way. Kala Patthar offers an amazing panoramic view of the summit of soaring high mountains. We will climb the hill and enjoy an elevated view of the Himalaya.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Gorakhshep

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 10

    Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (3860m) [5-Hours]

    Marking the start of our return journey, we climb down from Pheriche to Tengboche. Trekking for about 5-6 hours, all the beautiful view and close inspection of Sherpa culture make it worth the rocky trails among the Himalayas.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Tengboche

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 11

    Day 12: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar [5/6-Hours]

    We are on our way back from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar with 6-7 hours trek. Spending our last night at Namche, talking to locals and kids is an amazing way to get little closer to the mountainous lifestyle.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Namche Bazaar

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 12

    Day 13: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [6-Hours]

    Bidding our goodbye to glimpses of the highest summit of the world, we return back to Lukla from Namche Bazaar by trekking for about 6-7 hours. Every moment of the last couple of days spent will be a lifetime memory.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: Tea-house/ Lukla

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 13

    Day 14: Domestic Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu [35-Minutes]

    Taking a 35-minutes flight back to Kathmandu, today is our final day here. This day is ideal for visiting Swayambhunath Stupa and exploring local streets Thamel. Taking a walk through Thamel, a busy tourist spot, buying souvenirs from here is the pretty good option.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

    Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel / Kathmandu

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 14

    Day 15: Transfer to Airport / Final Departure

    It is our parting time. Hoping you are intrigued by this adventurous trek to Mt Everest, we will be ready to accompany you on any of your future journey to Nepal.

    Included Meal: Breakfast

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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04/20/2019

05/05/2019

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Cost Info


Cost Includes

    • Private Arrival & Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
    • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin share bed/Single and breakfast on 3***  basis as per the itinerary.
    • Full board Hot meals while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
    • Accommodation in tea house or Mountain lodge while trekking.
    • Welcome / fare - well dinner as listed in the itinerary.
    • The sightseeing city tour with world heritage entrance fees as listed in itinerary.
    • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable.
    • Sleeping bag, duffel bag etc for the use during the trip, Plastic garbage bags.
    • Professional local experienced Trek Leader / Guide trained in Wilderness First Aid.
    • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
    • Respective region (Everest) trekking map, TIMS Card.
    • Necessary Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
    • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.

Cost Excludes

    • Meals on the cities except Welcome Dinner
    • Nepal entry visa fee which you will get it in to Kathmandu airport on upon arrival
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • Expenses of a personal nature such as alcoholic/cold drinks, laundry, mineral water, hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, etc.
    • Tips for trekking/ tour guide & porters (expected)
    • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges
    • Valid Travel Insurance with Medical evacuation in case of emergency Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest

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FAQ

This trek is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on your journey. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.
To prepare for a strenuous trek like this you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure. As a guideline, an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be considered a minimum requirement. The best preparation is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.