Experience the stunning mountain views of Sagarmatha national park on a 13 days challenging Everest base camp trek. Get the most out of the trek by discovering the mountains, glaciers, lakes, vegetations and wildlife symbolic to this park. Our guide will enrich you with interesting geographic and biodiversity details during the trek. Enjoy the warm Nepalese hospitality in the Sherpa villages that empowers you to conquer the high altitudes. Rejoice yourself with the spirit of adventure. Join the most rewarding trekking trip on the planet.
Enjoy a complimentary airport pickup and transfer to our hotel near Thamel. In the evening take a meandering walk around the heritage sites of Kathmandu and join a welcome dinner with trek briefing. Next day after flight to Lukla our trek begins alongside the river Dudh Koshi and crossing its tributaries through the sherpa villages of Phakding and to Namche. You will acclimatize for a day in Namche. You will observe diverse species of flora and fauna throughout the trail. After crossing Pangboche you will enter into the mountain mountain valley of Pheriche. After steep ascent to Lobuche you will get to Gorakshep. From there hike up to Kala Patthar and gaze at the world’s tallest mount Everest.
Everest base camp trek offers magnificent views of other mountains such as Amadablam, Lhotse, Thamserku and numerous ice capped mountain peaks. Your guide will tell you interesting details about the park throughout the trek. After the trek you will fly back to Kathmandu and join amazing activities until your departure.
DAY 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Our representative will pick you up at the international airport and drive you to the hotel. After then you will take a meandering evening walk with your guide through Kathmandu’s heritage sites, and get acquainted with one another over dinner together.
DAY 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Today you will spend the day discovering medieval Kathmandu. Venture into Pashupatinath and visit Nepal’s largest Buddhist stupa, the Boudhanath Stupa. Later after noon you will visit monkey temple and then stroll around Dunbar squares in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel near Thamel.
DAY 3: Kathmandu to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft) : 3-4 hours
Early morning after breakfast you will take a flight to Lukla. On the flight you can see sky scraping Himalaya range on the north. After 40 minutes of flight you will reach Lukla and start descending trek to Cheplung village from where you will get the first glance of virgin mountain Khumbila. You will trek further to Phakding for overnight stay.
DAY 4: Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,438m/11,280ft) : 5-6 hours
Today you will trek along Dudhkoshi and Bhotekoshi river crossing several suspension bridges. If lucky you may get first glimpse of mount Everest and Lhotse while trekking up to Namchebazar. Through the pine forest you will get to Namchebazar for overnight stay.
DAY 5: Rest Day
A very bright and beautiful day at Sherpa village. For acclimatization you will stroll around the village while gazing at the stunning views of mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Kongde , Thamserku and many more.
DAY 6: Namche Bazar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft) : 5-6 hours
Today you will trek down to Dudhkoshi river through rhododendron forest and climb up to Tengboche. You will visit Tengboche monastery and take pictures of mount Everest and Amadablam.
DAY 7: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m/14,300ft) : 5-6 hours
Your trek continues through Birch, Pine and Rhododendron forest to Devuche where you will cross Imja river. After then you will trek up through Pangboche village enjoying beautiful landscapes and stunning mountain views. You will stay overnight in Dingboche.
DAY 8: Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m/16,207ft) : 5-6 hours
Today is a steep ascending trek to Dughla and Chupki Lhara along side of Khumbu Glacier moraine. As your approach Lobuche valley the trail flattens. You will stay overnight in louche surrounded by tall and bold mountains.
DAY 9: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,170m/16,961ft) : 6-7 hours
Today you will trek through rocky dunes, streams and moraine. You will get to Gorakshep drop your bags at the hotel and hike up to Kala Patthar. The air is thin and trekking is strenuous but all the effort is supplemented by the mystic view of world’s tallest mountain standing bold just in front of the eyes. You will take epic photographs and make lifetime memorable moments.
DAY 10: Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp and Pheriche (4,288m/14,070ft) : 7-8 hours
Early in the morning you will trek to Everest Base Camp through glacier moraine. This is start point for climbing mount Everest. After spending some time at basecamp you will trek back to Gorakshep carry your backpack and start trekking back to Pheriche. The trail is now fairly easy descend, by now we will have gained so much visions and energy for coming days in your hometown. Finally you will get to Pheriche for a warm and heavy dinner.
DAY 11: Pheriche to Namche Bazar (3,440m/11,280ft) : 6-7 hours
You will start trekking back via Dingboche and Tengboche with more realization. As you trek through beautiful forest of dancing birds and butterflies you will feel more refreshed and energized. After crossing river Dudh Koshi you will ascend up to Namche Bazaar gazing at the treasures of Sagarmatha national park. You will stay overnight at Namche Bazaar celebrating and sharing all the beautiful moments of the trek.
DAY 12: Namche to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft) : 6-7 hours
Early morning after breakfast you will descend down to river Dudhkoshi, cross several tributaries. Along the way you can see many Sherpa settlements and the busy trail with tourists, people and animals. You will get to Lukla for overnight stay.
DAY 13: Lukla to Kathmandu
You will take an early morning flight to Kathmandu and drive to your hotel. You have option to relax or stroll out in the city doing range of activities. At the end of the day you will have a farewell dinner party from the company.
DAY 14: Departure
Make the most of your last minutes in Kathmandu with breakfast in a bistro, a city walk, and additionally trinket shopping. Your guide will meet you at your inn and drive you to the airport two hours before the scheduled flight.
- 3 hygienic veg. meals a day
- Nice and cosy accommodation
- 3 times tea, coffee or milk a day
- All flight and bus tickets
- Experienced trip leader
- Sleeping bag and medical kit
- All permit, visa and entry fees.
- Alcohol, Cigarettes and other personal expenses
- Emergency evacuation
- All others not mentioned in Include Section
- Personal belongings (i.e.camera, water bottle, extra money, sunscreen, sunglasses, sunhat, hiking shorts/ synthetic T-shirt etc).
- Hiking boots, sports shoe/ trainers, 3/4 woolen socks ,2pairs liners socks, 1 pairs gloves, warm hat, 1 Day back pack and duffel bag for your clothing.
- Warm layers, down or synthetic jackets, fleece, hiking pants, thermals.
- Comprehensive list will be provided after you book the trip.
- Most of the items can be bought or hired in Kathmandu.