About Trip

The Everest Base camp is one of the finest trekking routes in the world according to most seasoned trekkers. This trek offers scenic routes and a portrayal of amazing variation of cultures which will be a treat for you. It is filled with dazzling hills, scintillating view of the mountains and amazing people who will win your heart. You will be walking through the trail that was taken by the legendary climbers Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary who climbed the Everest for the first time in 1953.

The Everest Base Camp Trek 16 Days is a demanding trek and can be quite challenging. It consists of 11 days of walking along rugged tracks, high altitudes, and inclines that will give you the ultimate adventure and thrill of being in a region that has so much natural and cultural beauty. It will all climax into an overwhelming experience when you reach the base camp of the highest mountain in the world - Mount Everest.

Our journey will start after we take a 45-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The flight will take parallel to the spectacular mountain ranges of this country and make us aware of the beauty that is in store for us. After we get to Lukla, we will then start our journey on foot.

The beautiful town of Namche Bazaar will captivate you with its vibrancy and rich culture. We will then experience the hospitality of the world’s highest hotel and return to Namche Bazaar.

For the next two days, you will pass Tyangboche and Dingboche where we will be resting each night. We also have the option t hike up to Nagartsang and come back to Dingboche.

From Dingboche, we will head to Lobuche where we will be able to witness the wonderful the wonderful Khumbu Icefall. We will walk through some tricky paths and will finally reach the Everest Base Camp and then to Gorak Shep.

After a laborious walk, we will then get to Kala Patthar and this point will be the highest altitude of our trek as Kala Patthar is situated at a majestic altitude of 5545 meters. Then we will have a gentle descent till we get to Pheriche where we will prepare for the rest of our journey and rest for the night.

our descent will continue until we reach the vibrant town of Namche and our final day of walking will lead you to Lukla where we will spend the night. On the following day, we will fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla.

This beautiful trekking route will take us through alpine forests and through villages in which the Sherpas live and we will have the chance to experience their wondrous hospitality. 

This trek will take us along the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers and can also visit the school in Khumjung which was set up by Sir Edmund Hillary.

Tengboche monastery is another highlight of the trek. Unfortunately, the 2015 earthquake has severely damaged this monastery. Still, it won't be a problem for us as this place offers spectacular views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku will blow your mind.

The famous Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar is an interesting place. The colorful houses which are placed on the hillside and the local shops and restaurants which will give you a unique vibe.

After the Everest Base Camp, as mentioned earlier we will go to Kala Patthar. This place offers an uncompromising view of the mighty Everest.

The Everest Base Camp is no doubt one of the best trekking routes in the world. It is going to be quite challenging but an adventurous one nonetheless. The panoramic views of the mountains and the extraordinary culture of the region will take you closest to the concept of paradise.

Here is Everest Base Camp Trek FAQs that you might find helpful. 

Trip Highlights

  • Getting to the base of the highest mountain in the world - Mount Everest.
  • Tengboche monastery and the amazing view that it offers.
  • We will come across many traditional Sherpa settlements.
  • Reaching the highest point of the trek - Kala Patthar which is situated at an altitude of 5545 meters.
  • Understanding of the lives of the Sherpa community
  • Spending time in Namche Bazaar.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 m)
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley. Preparation for the trek
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,804 m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610 m) – 3 hours
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) – 5.5 hours
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar
  • Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3,860 m) – 5 hours
  • Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,350 m) – 5 hours
  • Day 08: Hike to Nangkartshang Peak (5,083 m) – 4 hours. Option to rest
  • Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m) – 5 hours
  • Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) and then Back to Gorak Shep (5,180 m) – 8 hours
  • Day 11: Morning hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555 m) & Descend to Pheriche (4,200 m) – 7 hours
  • Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) – 7 hours
  • Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2,804 m) – 6 hours
  • Day 14: Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Day 15: Leisure Day and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Day 16: Transfer to the International Airport for your Final Departure.Detail Itinerary
Detail Itinerary

What’s Included

  • All the airport pick up and drove.
  • Kathmandu hotel for 2 nights around 3 star category.
  • Lodge accommodation, Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trekking in Himalaya.
  • Flight fare from Kathmandu to Lukla and return to Kathmandu.
  • Well experienced guide, assistance guide and porter for the trekking.
  • National park entrance fees, Times card fee.
  • Necessary Paper work with government of Nepal and Tax department.
  • All the Necessary insurance for the sublime crews.
  • All the Necessary Bus, car and jeep Service for the trip.
  • Sublime First Aid kit carried by our Guide
  • Down jacket, Sleeping bag which should be refund to the company after trip completion or See: best sleeping bag for Everest base camp trek
  • Salary, foods and accommodation for sublime crews.
  • Emergency evacuation assistance service but the Helicopter or necessary transport and Hospital cost should     be paid by clients them shelf or insurance company.

What’s Excluded

  • Any meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, cold drinks, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc.)
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks and Drinking water during the trip.
  • All the chocolate and dessert items and sweet items.
  • Your Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Tipping for the sublime crews.