Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days | Once in a lifetime Adventure

Highlights

  • Scenic Lukla Flight: Begin your adventure with a dramatic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, offering breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas.
  • Namche Bazaar: Experience the vibrant Sherpa town, a cultural and commercial hub with markets and local cuisine.
  • Tengboche Monastery: Visit the iconic monastery at 3,867 meters, a spiritual center offering stunning mountain views.
  • Everest Base Camp: Reach the renowned base camp at 5,364 meters, a significant milestone with a unique mountaineering atmosphere.
  • Stunning Himalayan Views: Enjoy breathtaking panoramas of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam from vantage points like Kala Patthar.

Overview

The Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek is a renowned adventure in Nepal, attracting trekkers worldwide. Beginning with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the trek covers approximately 130 kilometers round trip and typically takes 12-14 days. Key stops include Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery, Dingboche, and Gorak Shep, culminating at Everest Base Camp at 5,364 meters.

Trekkers experience diverse landscapes, from lush forests to high-altitude terrains, and immerse in Sherpa culture, visiting monasteries and local villages. Proper acclimatization is essential to prevent altitude sickness. The best trekking seasons are pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (late September to November).

Reaching EBC offers stunning views and a sense of accomplishment, making it a bucket-list adventure for many outdoor enthusiasts.

  • Day 1 - Flight to Lukla; Trek to Phakding

    Elevation: 2,652m/8,699ft
    Duration: 3 hrs
    Distance: 8 km
    Highlights: Scenic flight to Lukla, trek through Sherpa villages like Chauri Kharka, Choplung, and Ghat.

  • Day 2 - Trek to Namche Bazaar

    Elevation: 3,440m/11,283ft
    Duration: 7 hrs
    Distance: 10-12 km
    Highlights: Cross Dudh Koshi River, enter Sagarmatha National Park, steep ascent to Namche Bazaar with panoramic views.

  • Day 3 - Acclimatization – Hike to Everest View Hotel

    Elevation: 3,880m/12,730ft
    Duration: 3-4 hrs
    Distance: 3-4 km
    Highlights: Short hike offering views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam, explore Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 4 - Trek to Tengboche

    Elevation: 3,860m/12,660ft
    Duration: 5 hrs
    Distance: 10-11 km
    Highlights: Descend to Phunki Tenga, climb through rhododendron forests, visit Tengboche Monastery.

  • Day 5 - Trek to Dingboche

    Elevation: 4,410m/14,464ft
    Duration: 5 hrs
    Distance: 11-12 km
    Highlights: Pass through Debuche and Pangboche, stunning views of Ama Dablam.

  • Day 6 - Acclimatization – Hike to Nangkartshang Peak

    Elevation: 5,083m/16,676ft
    Duration: 4-5 hrs
    Distance: 5-6 km
    Highlights: Hike to Nangkartshang View Point for views of Makalu and Lhotse, explore Dingboche.

  • Day 7 - Trek to Lobuche

    Elevation: 4,910m/16,105ft
    Duration: 5 hrs
    Distance: 11-12 km
    Highlights: Pass Dughla and Thukla Pass with memorials for climbers, trek along Khumbu Glacier moraine.

  • Day 8 - Trek to Gorak Shep and Everest Base Camp

    Elevation: 5,364m/17,598ft
    Duration: 8 hrs
    Distance: 14-15 km
    Highlights: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep, visit Everest Base Camp, iconic views, return to Gorak Shep.

  • Day 9 - Hike to Kala Patthar; Trek to Pheriche

    Elevation: 5,545m/18,192ft
    Duration: 7 hrs
    Distance: 13-14 km
    Highlights: Sunrise at Kala Patthar with Everest views, descend to Pheriche.

  • Day 10 - Trek to Namche Bazaar

    Elevation: 3,440m/11,283ft
    Duration: 7 hrs
    Distance: 14-15 km
    Highlights: Gradual descent, pass through Tengboche, Phunki Tenga, and Kyangjuma, reach Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 11 - Trek to Lukla

    Elevation: 2,860m/9,383ft
    Duration: 7 hrs
    Distance: 18-19 km
    Highlights: Cross suspension bridges, pass through Jorsale, Monjo, Phakding, and Chheplung, final challenge before reaching Lukla.

  • Day 12 - Return to Kathmandu

    Highlights: Early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu or Ramechhap, transfer to hotel.

  • Domestic Airport pick up and drop all with tour planning
  • flight as per itinerary
  • All transportation as per itinerary
  • Insurance and Equipment Nepali crew
  • Government license holder Trekking Guide
  • Medical Kit ( first add box)
  • All government and local taxes
  • During the trek all meals:- Breakfast, Lunch and dinner(including 1 cup of tea/hot drink in morning)
  • All Government paperwork and permit fee
  • Nepali visa fee
  • * All City Food and Accommodation (Kathmandu, Pokhara)
  • * International Flight
  • * Personal expenses (like-: Battery charge, Chocolate candy, P.T, Wi-Fi more)
  • * Rescue insurance
  • * During the trek, overstay compare to plan any reason.
  • * Any bottle of drink and all kind of alcohol
  • * Money wire charge
  • Porter
  • * Tips for Guide and driver ( all crew during the trek with driver)

Important Information

During Peak season of September October and November, flights to and from Lukla is operated via Manthali.

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