Everest Base Camp Trek - Cost, Deals & Itinerary of Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Trek



There might be very few people who are unaware about Mount Everest and among them they may be the ones who do not have any interest in trekking. Mount Everest, being the loftiest mountain in the world soars up beyond the Khumbu with an elevation of 8,848 meter. Mount Everest is the indication of adventure and challenges. Everest Base Camp Trek goes after the footpath of myths the trekkers go up from lush Lukla to an enormous glaciers and sharp-edged ridgelines of the Everest Himalayas. Everest Base Camp trek will make its trekkers to face the Khumbu Ice Fall and hiking the summit of Kala Patthar (5,512m) with clear observation of Everest’s summit of tailing. 

Everest Base Camp Trek will take the trekkers into the core of the Himalayas offering the overwhelming outlooks of world’s several elevated and attractive mountains. Apart from the high mountains and the Himalayas the unique part of the Everest Base Camp Trek is to encounter the exceptional tradition, religion, hospitality and culture of Sherpa people. Likewise other attractions of Everest Base Camp Trek are gathering notable sceneries of Khmbu Ice Fall, visiting Tengboche Monastery with the scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. For those pensionable trekkers Everest Base Camp Trek comes under their priority list due to its strange vistas, charming natives and obviously those dazzling Himalayas.

It was in 1953 when people like Tenzing Norway Sherpa and Edmund Hillary have first conquered the gigantic Everest for the first time and they set a milestone for other trekkers as well. Everest Base Camp Trek is counted as the most admired trek package in the Himalayan land. Everest Base Camp Trek is a strange trek in a sense that it is the sign for adventurous and it is too known as a trek for the beginners. In short Everest Base Camp Trek is full of thrill the uppermost mountain on the entire planet. The landscapes provided by Everest Base Camp Trek are incredible which is displayed with radiant snow-capped peaks, fantastic glaciers and ancient detailed monasteries.  The trek starts and ends at Kathmandu Valley. Similarly, an appropriate time to carry out the trek is from February to June and from September to December.
 
Outline Itinerary
 Day 01:  Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
 Day 02:  Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
 Day 03:  Flight to Lukla (2,840m) 35min, trek to Phakding (2,610m) 4hrs
 Day 04:  Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5 - 6hrs
 Day 05:  Acclimatization day
 Day 06:  Trek to Tengboche (3,860m) 5 - 6hrs
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,410m) 5 - 6hrs
Day 08: Acclimatization in Dingboche
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) 5 - 6hrs
Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,140m) 3 - 4hrs to Everest base camp (5,364m)
Day 11: Hike to Kala Patthar (5,550m) 3hrs, trek to Pheriche (4,240m) 5 - 6hrs
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 7 - 8hrs
Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2840m)  6 - 7hrs
Day 14: Flight to Kathmandu
Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu 
Costs included in the price:
1. Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
2. Accommodation in Kathmandu as mentioned in the itinerary. 
3. Guided city tours (if applicable by private car / van / bus)- depending on the number of tourists.
4. All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5. Local licensed English and other language speaking guides. (We have guides for different language including Russian, etc.)
6. Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu
7. Local staffs and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
8. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staffs
9. Inclusive of government tax. 
10. Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) 
11. Sagarmatha National Park permits fee.

Costs excluded in the price:
1. All meals (lunch and dinner) in City or the Capital.
2. Your travel insurance (compulsory)
3. International airfares and airport departure tax
4. Visa fees
5. Alcoholic, cold and hot drinks, laundry
6. Personal trekking equipments
7. Tips for trekking staffs and driver. (Note: Tipping is expected)
8. Certain sightseeing / monument entrance fees
9. Any others expenses which are not mentioned in above section.
Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
On the first day upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu our team representative staff will already show his presence to greet you. From the airport you will transfer to the hotel. You will take some rest and then will be familiar with the detail itineraries. Stay overnight at hotel.
 
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Spending a night at Kathmandu you will wake up early in dawn so that you will cover maximum places of Kathmandu and if you are favored with time then will move to Bhaktapur and Patan as well. Our first priority is to show the Kathmandu Valley whose monuments are listed in World Heritage Sites just like Swyambhunath (Monkey temple), holy Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar square. Completing the sightseeing you will move to hotel and prepare for the next day. Stay overnight at hotel. 

Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,840m) 35min, trek to Phakding (2,610m) 4hrs
Get pleasure from the sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley, today you will set to Lukla, taking a flight. The scenic flight demands only 35 minutes but in that duration you will get to see lots of things. Then, the day is not confined within Lukla you will start to trek Phakding (2,610m) taking 4 hours. The trek starts with the downward into the river. Stay overnight at guesthouse. 

Day 04: Trek to Namche (3,440m) 5 - 6hrs
Namche Bazaar is made-up as the well off and major town in the flourishing Khumbu. In Namche, Saturday is owed as a day for Bazaar and if you are fortunate enough you can study and viewpoint the lifestyles of people staying there. Namche Bazaar is an appeal of this trek where you will get an occasion to buying local handicrafts and additional local creation. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche
This is the first acclimatization which you will get in the whole trek. Acclimatization is very important during high altitude trekking in Nepal as it helps to acquaint you with the high and the changing altitude and conditions. On this day, you can also side trek to the twin villages of Khumjung and Khude where you will have lunch for the day. There are lots of good bakery shops in Khumjung. After that you will trek until the Everest View Hotel from where you can enjoy the views of the mountains including the Everest. It will be around five hours of side trek after which you will return back to Namche. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3,860m) 5 - 6hrs
Completing the acclimatization, today you will start in on the trek to Tengboche (3,860m) which seize 5 to 6 hours. Opening the trek from the tranquil of Khumjung with Khumbila peak, you will carry on the trek. After some time you will get to perceive the Tengboche monastery in the Tengoboche. Here, in additional, you will get to image the excellent monastery and huge Himalaya similar to Kwangde, Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kategna and Thamserku. Stay overnight at hotel. 

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,410m) 5 - 6hrs
Leaving Tengboche at the back today you will embark on to Dingboche (4,410m), taking 5 to 6 hours. On this day you will put an effort on two treks including Dingboch and Periche. You will trek down from the Imja to the Island Peak. Dingboche is just the thing position from where you get to outlook the downward valley, attractive array of pastureland which is bounded by stone walls. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 08: Acclimatization in Dingboche
This is the second day of acclimatization during the course of Everest trekking. On the seventh day, you will be acclimatizing to the changing conditions at Dingboche. Besides acclimatization, you will also side trek on this day during which you will trek for around three hours and reach Chhukung situated at an altitude of 4700 meters. Besides, the trekkers can also have an awesome view of the Island Peak and can see other mountaineers preparing to ascend the peak. You will return back Dingboche in the evening and spend the rest of the time at the guesthouse.
 
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) 5 - 6hrs
On the next day you will keep focus on your trip all the way through the Alpine region. On the way to Lobuche (4,940m), you will cross the ice-covered river in Thukla glacier and soar up to the hill for observing the grand scrutiny of the Cholatse, Lobuche, Nuptse and Pumori. It takes 5 to 6 hours to end the Lobuche trek. Stay overnight in a tented camp.

Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5,140m) 3 - 4hrs to Everest base camp (5,364m)
On the following day the trek demands an early walk up as you will head to Gorak Shep, beginning from Lobuche. You will go behind the thin space fixed amid the moraine of glacier and the wall. Then, you will bypass the tributary of mountain glaciers to the dried out lake bed identified as Gorak Shep (5,140m). Stopping at the Gorak Shep, you will continue the walk to the Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and will explore the area. Concluding the trek will take you to hotel. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 11: Hike to Kala Patthar (5,550m) 3hrs trek to Pheriche (4,240m) 5 - 6hrs
This is an important part of trek where you will go further on early to go up the Kala Patthar (5,550m), which takes 3 hours. Kala Patthar trek is supposed as the innermost magnetism of the trek. You will be contented to view 360 degrees with amazing prospect of Mount Everest and close up to mountains. To return Gorak Shep, will solve the problem of lunch then, you will again follow a firm decline to Pheriche (4,240m). Stay overnight in a guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 7- 8hrs
On the following day you will commence the trek to Namche Bazaar, taking 7 to 8 hours of lengthy trek. As you are coming back from the earlier trail you may not encounter any problem and obviously you will feel this as an easy trail. You will get time to remember the previous reminiscence with an opportunity to discover more. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2840m) 6 - 7hrs
On the following day you will start in on to trek Lukla (2,850m), taking breakfast. The trek will grab hold of 6 to 7 hours from Namche Bazaar. The weather of Lukla cannot be predicted so more often the trekking companies take an additional day for Lukla. But as we are setting out in a suitable season you do not have to spend a day at Lukla. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Flight to Kathmandu
On the following day you will set the baggage as you are leave-taking for Kathmandu whichever by bus or in a flight. It is for certain that you do not encompass to cooperate with the prospect due to the chosen medium. It is just the matter of time which can be utilized for amazing flight. Arriving at Kathmandu you will be transferred into the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu!!!!
Officially getting done with the tour package it’s time to say good bye. So taking the breakfast you will be transferred into the Tribhvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our team representative in a private van. We hope we are able to make your holidays as memorable as you have vision. Have a safe journey.

Trip Facts

Duration: 15 Days
Accomodation: Hotel, Guest House
Altitude Height: 5,545m.
Seasons: February-June, September-December
Level: Moderate to challenging
Trip Departure: Kathmandu
No. of Pax: 1-30 people
Activities: Trekking
Mode of Travel: Domestic flight

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