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Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Everest Base Camp Trek

Code EBCT •   14 Days •  

  • Trip Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days
  • Group Size: Max 14
  • Ends In: Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Availavility: Feb to Jun & Sep to Dec
  • Departure City: Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Max altitude: 5550 m.
  • Activities: Trekking

Overview

Trip Information

The Everest Base Camp Trek  is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. The Everest Base Camp has a lot more to offer other than just attractive views of the Himalayan range, which definitely isn’t a bad thing. The Base Camp attracts climbers and enthusiasts from all over the world, therefore visitors get the opportunity to learn a lot more about other cultures – on one of the highest points on the planet! It’s a spiritual haven as well and the countless Buddhist flags make it evident. Words can’t describe the atmosphere at the camp, the colorful prayer flags decorating campsite alongside magnificent views of the Himalaya mountain range make it feel like it’s truly heaven on earth.

The trek starts after a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From Lukla, trekkers initiate the journey to Everest Base Camp by traveling through Sagarmatha National Park, a rugged and breathtaking landscape that showcases the deep rivers and massive glaciers carved into the terrain.

After the steep climb through the Sagarmatha National Park, trekkers make it to Namche Bazaar. The Namche Bazzar at 3,440m is the home of the famous Sherpas and a charming retreat in this splendid landscape. It has numerous lodging accommodations for trekkers. It also has stores where you can get extra supplies. Trekkers have the chance to discover the rich cultural heritage of the Sherpas and the varied landscape of surrounding areas.
After Namche the trail passes through lush alpine forests, stunning glacial rivers and sacred Buddhist temples leading towards Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar. At Kala Patthar, it’s too obvious and easy to make out why Mt. Everest and Sagarmatha National Park is such a popular destination. This is an adventure that you ought to take that leaves you with a memorable life experience.


ITINERARY AT A GLANCE:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m), transfer to hotel, welcome dinner
Day 02: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding.
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3,440m)
Day 04: Namche Bazaar: day rest
Day 05: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3,870m)
Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m)
Day 07: Dingboche: day rest
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m)
Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170m), hike to EBC (5,364m)
Day 10: Hike to Kala Patthar (5.545m) and trek to Pheriche (4,280m)
Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m)
Day 13: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 14: Stay in Kathmandu
Day 15: Final departure transfer


PRICE GUIDE:
Single Person: US$ 1400
2 Person: US$ 1310/Person
3 & Above: US$ 1210/ Person

Deposit: US$ 300 per person (Non-Refundable) at the time of Booking


WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • All the transportation between airport and hotel
  • 3 nights in a 3-4 star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 11 nights in standard lodges/teahouses during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All accommodation and meals during the stay in the trek
  • All domestic flight fares and airport taxes
  • An experienced English speaking guide and one porter for 2 persons each of the group
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
  • All government and local taxes

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This trekking take a longer period of time to trek through, between 2 and 3 weeks with an altitude that can reach 5500 meters. Trekkers should note that these trekking routes are far away from the village settlements and are much more rarely visited than the other easier treks. Having these things in mind, physical fitness and good health conditions, as well as a true adventure spirit, are a must!

 

MEAL DURING THE TRIP:
The meals in Tea Houses and Lodges are plentiful and delicious. For the breakfast it’s usually a variety of cereals, bread and eggs. And for lunch and diner it is usually rice, noodle or soup and seasonal vegetables. If you want to buy snacks, the accommodations sell plenty of biscuits, chocolate and soft drinks and in some areas you will fi nd fresh fruits in season.

 

AGE REQUIREMENT:
All travellers age should be 12+ and  under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

SERVICE TYPE:
We provide deluxe service for this adventure using 3-4 star hotel in Kathmandu, Best Available Accommodation during the Hike

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m), transfer to hotel, welcome dinner

After your trip to Kathmandu, Our Team will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. On the way, you could have your first impress about Nepalese culture. Change of sceneries guaranteed. Sounds, smell, rickshaws, colours, street.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

 

Day 02: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding.

After a good night sleep, we will fly from Kathmandu to the Tenzing – Hillary Airport at Lukla. Upon arrival, we will start the trek to Phakhing. The trail comes to the Dudh Kosi Valley before to uphill to Phakding.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3,440m)

We will cross a river thanks to a suspension bridge and uphill following the shoreline to Chumoa, where there are some coffee shops. Afterward, we will walk through the forest and different small villages. The last two hours, uphill climb to Namche Bazaar, nicknamed the capital of Sherpa. An excellent time to understand their lives in the mountain and to discover their cultural heritage.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 04: Namche Bazaar: day rest

To prevent the altitude sickness, you will have a free day in Namche Bazaar. If you are feeling good and wants to explore, you could hike to Syangboche Everest View hotel, the highest hotel in the world to observe close view of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Thamserku, Lhotse.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3,870m)

The trail will uphill and downhill to the Dudh Kosi River, its current makes turn the prayer wheels. One last steep ascent on 400 meters before to reach Tengboche Monastery with a panoramic view in the background..

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m)

Today we will walk through a rhododendron forest with many “mani” (Tibetan mantra engraved stones) to Pangboche. On the high part of this village is exposed the skull and the hand of a supposed yeti, the emblematic and mystic animal of Himalaya. Afterward, we will walk through others villages severally aff ected by the heart-quake.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 07: Dingboche: day rest

Today we will hike up to Chhukung Valley, which is lies on the southern slopes of Lhotse and Nuptse by the Lho Glacier and the Nup Glacier, the western slopes of Cho Polu and Baruntse by the Imja Glaciers, and the northern slopes of Mount Ama Dablam by the Ama Dablam Glacier and Chukhung Glacier. This area was traditionally used as a yak pasture with no permanent habitation. With the popularity of the Mount Everest Trek, several lodges have been built there.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m)

The trail climbs steadily to Khumby Glacier during 3 hours. Then, we could see a set of memorial dedicated to Sherpas and trekkers who lost their lives in the Himalaya. A last short ascent leads to Lobuche.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170m), hike to EBC (5,364m)

Today, we will fi nally uphill to reach the Everest Base Camp. The highest peak of the world. Enjoy this unforgettable experience before to get down to Gorak Shep.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Hike to Kala Patthar (5.545m) and trek to Pheriche (4,280m)

Early in the morning, we will hike up to Kalapatthar. This peak off ers the best view of the Everest summit of the entire trek. Enjoy and take some photos to keep memories of this breath-taking view. Now, its time to going back and after your great ascension, the trail is going to seem easy.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Like on the way up, you could share a time with local people in Namche Bazaar village.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m)

This is your last trekking day, which will finish in the same place when we started the trek: in the city of
Lukla.

Accommodation: Local Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

When you will arrive in Kathmandu, Asian Journey will pick you up to transfer you to your hotel. You could decide to have a rest after the efforts made during the trek, or you could visit Kathmandu.Our team could help you to manage some visits and to book a taxi for you. We will provide you a map of the city and give you some advice about what you could visit. Kathmandu is rich in Hindu and Buddhist monuments and temples, which are very interesting to visit.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14: Stay in Kathmandu

It is important to add a day to your itinerary, in case of the weather conditions for our fly back. Like the day before you will have free time to enjoy as you want.

Accommodation: Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 15: Final departure transfer

We will transfer you to the airport and hope you spent a beautiful time with us.

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • All the transportation between airport and hotel
  • 3 nights in a 3 star hotel in Kathmandu  with breakfast
  • 11 nights in standard lodges/teahouses during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All accommodation and meals during the stay in the trek
  • All domestic flight fares and airport taxes
  • An experienced English speaking guide and one porter for 2 persons each of the group
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
  • All government and local taxes

What is not included?

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

Reviews


“Trek to Everest Base Camp”

Jon | USA | August 11, 2017

I recently completed a Trek to Everest Base Camp that I booked with Himalayan Vista Trekking This turned out to be the best adventure of my life.

In my opinion Himalayan Vista is the best company to book any type of trip that you may be considering to take in Nepal. From the time of arrival to departure, the agency owner Surya Shrestha personally ensured that all of our needs and wishes were addressed as quickly as possible.

We enjoyed a tour of Kathmandu during our first day in Nepal with a very knowledgable tour guide who showed us several of the city attractions. He took his time and answered all of our questions about the Nepal culture and included how the people live in harmony with varied religious beliefs.

The flight to Lukla must be experienced by all. There are great first looks at the Himalayas. The trekking begins after a nice breakfast in a guesthouse in Lukla. Don’t forget to keep your camera available for a quick pic all of the time. You never know when an unusual or just beautifully scenic photo op will avail itself.

The trek itself is not a walk in the park. There are many ups and downs along the trail. Anyone can do it, but prepare yourself for more than a trip around the block.

Our guide, and our Porter, were great. They were both very personable and a real joy to take the trip with. They were knowledgable of the details of the mountains as well as many of the plants that we encountered along the way. We also got to enjoy nightly card games with them as well as others who wished to join in.

The trek itself is breathtakingly beautiful and memorable. There are many tea houses to enjoy along the route to Base Camp. It is also a must to go to the top of Kala Pathar. We enjoyed an early morning hike and arrived at the top just as the the morning sun was beginning to shine on the Himalayas.

Himalayan Vista also worked well with us, when we chose to adjust our itinerary. They are flexible and committed to ensuring that the client is happy in all aspects of their trip.

Bottom line is that this trip was the BEST EVER!!!


“Excellent Team for Everest Base Camp Trek”

Alice Tang | Kaohsiung, Taiwan |

Thanks to Asian Journeys team for making our dream come true. I and My friend used Asian Journeys for Everest Base Camp in October 2016 and enjoyed the trek with their expert team. Without Asian Journey‘s professional help and work we would not be able to do this amazing journey.
We would like to thank Babu and our guide for this adventure, who is very professional and reliable, it was a pleasure having him with us during the trek.
I will definitely come back to Nepal soon and will use Asian Journey’s Team for another trip.

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