Everest Base Camp Trek Suggested Itinerary 14 Days with Local Sherpa Guide

Highlights

  • Amazing view of Snowcapped mountains and Mother Nature.
  • Lifetime Experience With The Cultural Heritage Of Great Sherpa.
  • Hiking in Sagarmatha National Park UNSECO World Heritage site.
  • Short Scenic Flight in Lukla –Gate way of the Everest.
  • Walk at Base of the Top of the World with Breathtaking scenery from Kalapathar 5,555m.

Overview

Everest Base Camp Trekking offers wonderful opportunities for countless mountains view, including top of the world “Mt. Everest” and unique experience with the cultural heritage of great Sherpa, “known as Snow Leopard” and sight of rare flora and fauna during the trekking.

Mount Everest Base Camp trek is an accessible short scenic flight from Kathmandu. The mountain scenery is stunting and live hood of Sherpa and their culture are really interested. This trip will bond with local people to seek their culture, tradition, beliefs that have been centuries. Everest Base Camp Trekking route offers to best advantage in the morning is absolutely thrilling and stunning and is rightly believed to be one of the most magnificent in the world. While on the Mount Everest Base Camp Trek you have the chance to visit the famous viewpoint Kalapattar (5550m) and Everest Base camp (5,360m) itself. This also includes fantastic views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8510m), Nuptse (7879m), Pumori (7145m), Lingering (6695m), Amadablam (6814m), Thamserku (6723m), Kusumkagru (6370m) so on.

This trip will suitable for even who do have not any previous experience, but you need to be ready physically and mentally. We have some records, the kids below the 12 years and 70 years old people also done successfully. We have a maximum of 20 people in a group.

You need well equipment for this trekking such as; Trekking Bots, saddle, globs, Worm Hat, Sun protected Hat, waterproof jacket, tonsure, flees inner cloths, worm shocks, day bag, sleeping bag, down jackets, Sunglass, suns Lotion, water bottle (minimum 2 litters, some mediation, for cold cough, sprain, fever, food position, dimax, bandage, etc., you can bring from your home or can buy and hire in Kathmandu also with reasonable cost.

Nepal Mother House Treks arrange Everest Base Camp Hike whole in the year around with experienced Government License holder local Guide and porter. But the best time is the beginning of September to mid-November and begging of March to mid-May. We arrange Everest Base Camp trekking according to our client’s desire and holiday schedule.

Everest trekking you need 2 different permits;[I] TIMS Cards (Trekkers Information Management System)
[II] Sagarmatha National Park Entry permit.
To make those permits we need your Passport photocopy with a valid visa entire trekking, 4 Copies of passport size photos, travel insurance for evacuation cover if in case you need it during the trek.

Basically, the EBC trek can do 11 /12 days too, but I would like to recommend you 14 days. And it will be better a couple of days extra to get back to Kathmandu if in case delay your flight due to weather.

Day 01: Arrival transfer to the Hotel &Trekking preparation and paperwork day in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m) -30 minutes, trek to Phakding (2,640m) -3 to 4 hours
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,430m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 04: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar and visit Khumjung Village (3,790m), Everest View Hotel (3,880m)
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3,867m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 06: Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,410m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 07: Acclimatization day at Dingboche visit Nangkartshang peak (5,615m)./ Nangkartshang Peak (5,615m)
Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4,930m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 09: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m) - 3 hours & Everest Base Camp (5,364m) -2 to 3 hours
Day 10: Gorakshep to Kalapater (5,550m) -2 hours & Stroll back to Pheriche (4,240m) -5 to 6 hours
Day 11: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3430m) - 7 to 8 hours
Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m) - 6 to 7 hours
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu and enjoy the rest of the day.
Day 14: Then final Departure to your Destination.

  • Day 1 - Arrival transfer to the Hotel & Trekking preparation and paperwork day in Kathmandu.

    An assistant representative of Nepal Mother House will wait for you’re at the arrival terminal holding your nameplate. Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) and transfer to the Hotel. Then introduce with guide and porter and preparation and paperwork and give a short brief about the trip. Stay overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 2 - Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m) -30 minutes, trek to Phakding (2,640m) -3 to 4 hours

    As this is the first day of your Everest Base Camp Trek, our guide will come to your hotel early in the morning, then a 10 to 15 minutes drive (no traffic) to Tribhuvan Domestic Airport. Get in Lukla after 30 minutes scenic flight. After taking a breakfast walk along the Dudhkoshi River bank with amazing Mountain View and clean air to the Phakding -Sherpa settlement. Stay overnight at tea house.

  • Day 3 - Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,430m) -5 to 6 hours

    You will walk to Namche Bazaar after taking breakfast at the tea house where you are staying. Today is quite a tough day due to a long day with plenty of ascents. The first part hike is easier along with the Dudh Koshi River bank and Sherpa settlement with Buddhist Mane wheels and rock painting. Often you have wonderful mountains view including the Thamserku, Kusumkangaru, Kwande Ri, and Khumbu Yui Lha -God of the Khumbu. It is an interesting walk while crossing five swing bridges over the same river. Until the last bridge -Hillery Bridge, the trail is quite easy, the trail goes steep accent to the Namche bazaar further making ziczac. Nevertheless, when you have an amazing view of Khumbu valley behind you makes the journey remarkable and the first view of Top of the Wolrd "Mt. Everest 8,848m" from the right edge of the hills makes your hike joyfully. After a five to six hours hike from Phakding, you will get in the Naturally blessed Namche Bazaar. Stay overnight at tea house with amazing Sherpa hospitality.

  • Day 4 - Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar and visit Khumjung Village (3,790m), Everest View Hotel (3,880m)

    This is an acclimatization day before heading to the high elevation. Today you will hike to World famous Five-star Hotel -Everest View Hotel an elevation of 3,880m as the situated highest elevation in the world. with amazing Everest Panoramic view at glance and most beautiful Khumjung village and ancient Buddhist monasteries. Where you will see the scalp of Yeti and Sir. Edmond Hillery School, Yaks farm, and Syangboche airport on the way back to Namche Bazaar. The rest of the day you may wonder about the amazing Namche bazaar with a mixture of modern luxuries amenities and ancient lifestyle. If you are on Saturday, you are enjoying the Saturday market in Namche. Staying overnight at Namche in the lap of the mother nature.

  • Day 5 - Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m) -5 to 6 hours

    The trail goes on the top of the hill right side with an amazing view of the whole Namche bazaar and wonderful surrounded mountains. After 45 minutes gentle hike you will see the Tenzing Norgay Sherpa statue background Majestic Mount Everest massif. This is an honor of him as the first climber of Mt Everest with Sir Hillery. Then the trail gradually goest small settlement of Kyanjuma, and drop to the Sansa and cross the Dudhkoshi River at Phunke Tegna, then the ascending steeply to the Tengboche through the high alpine forest. Often you have a jaw-dropping view of Mt. Khangteka, Thamserku, and Kusumkangaru. After one and half hours walk you will get to Tengboche, where you will see a huge monastery named Tengboche Monastery (or Thyangboche Monastery), also known as Dawa Choling Gompa on the top of the Hill ridge. You have a wonderful mountain view of Amadablam, Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tabuche, and the most popular trekking peak -the Island peak. You will enjoy an amazing sunset view from your hotel and a spiritual vibe coming from Monastery. Stay overnight in Tea house enjoying in Naturally blessed Tengboche.

  • Day 6 - Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m) -5 to 6 hours

    Today the trail goes along the Imza Khola, which is originated from Khumbu Glacier. You are enjoying an astonishing sunrise view of Everest Panorama, and having breakfast at the same tea house where you are staying. Then the trail gently descent to the Dibuche village through the pine and rhododendron forest and headed up to Dingbuche village after crossing the bridge on Imza Khola. Now the view of Amadablam can be seen more closer like towering and having lunch at Pangbuche village enjoying nature. After one and half hours walk bring you to the Dingbuche Village. Staying overnight at tea house.

  • Day 7 - Acclimatization day at Dingboche visit Nangkartshang peak (5,615m)./ Nangkartshang Peak (5,615m)

    This is another acclimatization day of your trek. After taking breakfast, you will climb to Nangkartshang peak (5615m) taking 2 to 3 hours to steep ascending, for the fantastic view of Imza Valley, Dingbuche, Pheriche, and 360-degree snowcapped mountains including the World fifth-highest mountains Mt. Makalu 8,463 m. Don't forget to bring with you sufficient drinking water and warm clothes and other hiking gear. Spending some time enjoying the natural beauties decent to the Dingbuche for overnight staying.

  • Day 8 - Dingboche to Lobuche (4,930m) -5 to 6 hours

    Today you will be energized from the last day of acclimatization. When gaining elevation, you will feel more difficult due to lower levels of oxygenDistancely it is not that far however you will take 5 to 6 hours to get in Dingbuche. Ascend the hill rise from Dingbuche then the trail goes gradually up to the Thukla, where best to have a cup of hot tea before started executed steep up the trail to the Thukla pass. The view from the pass is rewarded you climb the hard trail, there are many monumentally nearby Khumbu Glacier which represents people who are lost their life during expedition. After, an hours walking you will get in Lobuche Tea house.

  • Day 9 - Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m) - 3 hours & Everest Base Camp (5,364m) -2 to 3 hours

    This is quite a huge day comper to other days. You will hike to Gorakshep taking 2 to 3 hours through the Khumbu Glacier moraine and visit the Mt. Everest Base Camp (5,364m) after having lunch. It takes 2 to 3 hours to get to Base camp, Spring, you will see many expedition groups at Base Camp. It is worthwhile to visit Everest Base camp to see Khumbu icefall and surrendered scenery. This is one of your dream destinations in your life. However, this is not the right place to see the top of the World on Mt. Everest. Don't miss the warm, clothes, touch light, enough drinking water, and some energy bars. After enjoying at Base Camp, come back to tea house for overnight staying.

  • Day 10 - Gorakshep to Kalapater (5,550m) -2 hours & Stroll back to Pheriche (4,240m) -5 to 6 hours

    This is another important day of the trip. You will begin the trip to the most popular viewpoint Kalapathar (5,555m) after a cup of hot tea or light breakfast. As this is the peak, the trail is steeply ascended offering beautiful mountains view including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, etc. The Khumbu icefall and Glacier view are remarkable. On the top of the Kalapathar, you have a breathtaking mountains view and magical nature. Spending some time decent to the tea house at Gorakshep and continue to walk to the Pheriche (4,240m) for overnight staying.

  • Day 11 - Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3430m) - 7 to 8 hours

    Today is day 11 of your trek. You will descend retraced the same trail to the Namche Bazaar via Pangbuche and Tengbuche. Staying overnight at tea house.

  • Day 12 - Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m) - 6 to 7 hours

    This is the last walking day of your trek. It is a long walk however you will enjoy Sherpa villages and their culture. Probably, you will take lunch at Phakding and then 2 to3 hours walk to the Lukla for an overnight stay. Our Guide will re-confirm the Kathmandu flight tickets. As this is the last day of the trip you will celebrate in the evening with your friends and our crew members.

  • Day 13 - Fly back to Kathmandu and enjoy the rest of the day.

    After early breakfast, you will walk to the airport fly back to Kathmandu. YOu will get to Kathmandu after 30 minutes scenic flight, then transfer to the hotel. The rest of the time enjoy at touristic hub Thamel. You may visit some of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu or join for Chitwan Jungle Saari for 2 nights 3 days or white water rafting day trip. We are offering you one dinner in the Nepalese cultural restaurant and hand over your permits and souvenir of the trip -Trip Appreciation Cards. Staying at Hotel.

  • Day 14 - Then final Departure to your Destination.

    Our assistance from Nepal Mother House Treks come to your hotel and transfer to the International airport for your home destination. Normally, it is best to depart from the hotel 3 hours before then your flight. See you next time with some of your friends or family. We are always ready to here welcome you in the Himalaya.

  • Free Airport picks up and drops all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport).
  • 2 nights’ star level hotel accommodation in Kathmandu twin bed sharing with BB Plan.
  • Necessary paperwork and Trekking permit for Sagarmatha National Park.
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Card for the Trekking.
  • Air ticket Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu & Airport Tax (Weight limit: 10 kg main baggage and 5 kg hand per passenger/flight).
  • Trekking equipment's (worm down jackets, sleeping bag & Duffle Bag) during the trekking if you needed.
  • Nepal Mother House T-shirt /Cap and Appreciation Card of Mount Everest Base Camp Trip.
  • Three times meals (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), tea, coffee in a cup each meal during trek.
  • Soft & comfort private accommodation entire Mountain twin bed sharing with shared toilet.
  • English speaking friendly a Guide (Government license holder) his/her food, accommodation, transportation, salary, equipment.
  • Guide insurance for their happy journey.
  • A Trekking Map of Everest Base Camp Trip for a Group.
  • Supplementary snacks (cookies, fresh fruits) on the trek.
  • One Sherpa (assistance guide) if group size more than 6 people. Plus their food, accommodation, wage, insurance and equipments.
  • First Aid medical kit during trip & welcome and Farewell program.
  • Tourist service charge, vat, Governments Tax and official expanse if necessary.
  • All kinds of beverage including mineral water, Chocolate, Cookies, desert, Phone calls, laundry, hot shower during the Trek.
  • Clients travel Insurance and evacuation (compulsory).
  • If in case, flight cancels and charter helicopter or plane.
  • If you require porter, who carry max.20-25 kg. Plus their food, accommodation, wage, insurance, all transportation.
  • Tipping for Guide & porter, your meals in Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses like Shopping, souvenirs or gift, personal mountaineering gears.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extant.
  • International airfare, airport departure tax and Visa fee.
  • Things which don't mention above, our services.
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.

Important Information

Greet people with the traditional Nepalese greeting of “Namaste” with hands clasped together in a prayer position.
Dispose of Waste Properly (pack it in, Pack it out.)
While taking photographs leave the only footprint.
Respect Wildlife and Farm Animal.
Be Considerate of Others, Local Customs and Traditions.
Encourage lodge and Trekking companies in their efforts to conserve environmental resources.
Campfires and hot showers are a luxury when locals use fuel for cooking only.
Use washing and toilet facilities provided, or if none are available, make sure you are at least 30 meters (100 ft) from any water source. Burry excreta at least 15 cm (6 in) and use biodegradable toiletries.
Limit your use of non-biodegradable items and pack them out.
Respect religious shrines and artifacts; pass the stapes, prayer poles, and Mani stones to the left (clockwise direction).
Likewise, take out shoes and sandals before entering temples and monasteries and don’t eat, drink or smoke. Especially, while you are visiting a Hindu temple or shrines don’t wear leather.
Avoid using flesh inside monasteries, as repeated light exposure will damage the paintwork.
Don’t give money, sweets, or other materials to begging children but consider making a small donation for the school, temple and monasteries.
Taking photographs is a privilege, not a right. Ask permission and respect people’s desire not to be photographed.
Dress modestly and avoid the outward display of physical affection. Always dress appropriately and in Nepal, this means conservatively. Don’t wear skimpy clothes and never bathe naked. Women should keep shoulders and legs covered and men should not go bare-chested.
You are a representative of another culture, and your impact lingers long after you return home.
Do not put litter into a cooking hearth or fire.
Never eat from someone else plate or share eating utensils.
Feet are viewed as unclean in Nepalese society so avoid stepping over religious objects, eating surfaces, and anyone’s legs or feet. When sitting don’t point feet at anyone.

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