Everest Base Camp Trek- 15 Days

Duration: 15 Days   |   Based on 3 Reviews   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Transport: Car / Hiace / Bus and Flight
  • Food: Breakfast in Kathmandu & all meals during the trek.
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & Guest houses during the trek
  • Group Size: 2-16
  • Max Elevation: 5,364m

Everest Base Camp was just a dream for trekkers few years ago but now it has become easier contrast among tourists in order to reach to its lap and witness one of the best trek to Everest base camp.

Everest Base Camp Trek also known as EBC Trek offers you variety of experience with loads of adventure and fun along with knowledge of ancient Himalayan people and their beautiful culture and tradition. You can feel as a local while walking throughout the trails towards Everest base camp.

Everest Base camp journey starts from a fly to Lukla airport from Kathmandu and we head to Phakding from Lukla airport. Namche bazar shows you why its attractive destination among world tourist destinations which is the biggest local market where you can buy western food and other items easily. Sagarmatha National Park allows you a chance to see local flora and fauna on the way to Everest Base Camp.

Base Camp Trek finally reach its destination and offers views of Top of the world alongside other peaks which are more than 6800 mtrs height as well as glaciers. Kalapaththar is the highest altitude place of the Everest Base Camp Trek. Sunrise view from Kalapathhar is another beautiful moment for the traveler which no word can describe how beautiful it is. From Kalapathhar, splendid views of snow towered mountains can be observed; Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse, Mount Pumori and many others peaks are attractions from the Kalapathhar.

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Highlights

  • Experienced trekking and tour staffs including guide and porter  
  • 3star hotel in Kathmandu and comfortable lodges/guest houses in trekking
  • 2 way Breathtaking Mountain flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu over the Himalayas
  • Experience of Visiting Himalayan ethnicity- Sherpa and their lifestyle
  • A dream view of Mount Everest Mt Pumori, Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Lhotse, Mt Nuptse and many other glaciers along with monasteries, prayers flags, Prayer wheels
  • Best Trekking trails in the world, High suspension bridges, flora and fauna of Himalayan region.
  • Sunrise and Beautiful view of mountains from Kalapaththar

Itinerary

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After your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our airport representative will greet you with khada (typical traditional Tibetian/Nepali scaff using for greetings) and escort you to the hotel. In the afternoon, you can take rest or explore the streets of Thamel nearby your hotel. In the evening, we will organize a short pre-trip meeting and introduce you with your trekking guide, who will brief you about the preparations to be done for the trip.

Overnight at Hotel

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Altitude: 1300 meters/4265 ft
  • Place: Kathmandu

After breakfast, early in the morning you will be picked up from your hotel to domestic airport and a short fly of 30-40 minutes take you to Tenzing Hilary airport at Lukla. Then, Crossing Rivers by bridges you will reach to Phakding.

Note: As you know the climate of Himalayas, Kathmandu-lukla flight may get delayed for one-two hours or even a day or two sometimes. We apologize for the inconvenience and do the best with available solution. If your flight cancels we go for Sightseeing of Kathmandu which suppose to be done in 14th day of this trip. 

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 2651 m / 8697 ft
  • Place: Phakding

After breakfast, we head to Namche Bazaar. The journey reachs to Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha is the Nepali name of Mount Everest) crossing suspension bridges and through pine forest. Watching mountains a glimpse of images you will reach Namche Bazar.

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 3440m/11285ft
  • Place: Namche Bazar

Today is the acclimatization day. It helps to prepare for your body to walk more in further height. Namche Bazar is a Himalayan city so you can get many facilities which you normally get in the town. You shall explore the Namche Bazar and nearby places.

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 3440m/11285ft
  • Place: Namche Bazar

The journey starts walking with great views. You will reach Tengboche seeing wild animals and birds. Visiting monastery will be in the afternoon. In addition, a full moon day of October/November month, Mani Rimdu festival offers Tibetan Opera and masked dance. 

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 3,870m/12,696ft
  • Place: Tengboche

Today you will reach to Dingboche from Tengboche. You will see a nice view of a snow tower of Mount Ama Dablam. 

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 4,410 m/14,467 ft
  • Place: Dingboche

Today is the second acclimatization day of the trip. It will assist you to be fit and prepare for next route. Climbing 400 meters to Nangkartshang Gompa you will explore many views of and from the places like Mount Makalu (8,463 m) and Mount Ama Dablam from close range. 

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 4,410 m/14,467 ft
  • Place: Dingboche

Today, you will reach to Lobuche. The trail climbs to a ridge and views of Taboche and Cholatse.  

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 4,910 /16,108ft
  • Place: Lobuche

Today is the day of longest walk since you will be reaching at EBC, inner smile comes in your face after topping the Everest Base Camp. Following the wind-blown rocky path you will see other peaks Mount Pumori, Mount Lingtren, Mount Khumbutse, Mount Nuptse from west to east and you will reach to Gorak Shep. Gorak Shep is the last village of this Himalayan region. 

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 5,364 m/17,597 ft
  • Place: Gorak Shep

Early in the morning, you will climb a 2-3 hours up to the Kala Paththar. It will be a pleasant morning watching sunrise in the lap of the Himalaya alongside other mountains as an eyewitness. Your eyes will be too much busy counting towers of the mountains from Kala Paththar, surrounding by Mount Pumori (7,145m/23,443ft), Mount Lingtren (6,697m/21, 973ft), Mount Khumbutse (6,623m/21,730ft), Mount Changtse (7,550m/24,772ft), Mount Lhotse (8,516m/27,941ft) and Mount Nuptse (7,861m/25,792ft) and Mount Cho Oyo (8,201m/26,907ft) in the west and Mount Ama Dablam to the south and offcourse there are other small named/unnamed peaks. You will be back to Gorak Shep for breakfast and reach to Pheriche.

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 4,230 m/13877 ft
  • Place: Pheriche

You are now very close to complete the trails. You will watch Rhododendron, national flower of Nepal through its forest. After a climb to Sansa and walking an easy trail of remaining path takes you to the Namche Bazar. 

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 3440m/11285ft
  • Place: Namche Bazar

Now you have arrived to comfortable places in altitudes. You will visit farming villages on your way to Lukla and now your porters will say you good bye after reaching Lukla, climbing a 700 meters slope trail.   

  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Altitude: 2,845m/9333ft
  • Place: Lukla

After having breakfast early in the morning, you will take your return flight to Kathmandu from Lukla and transfer to your hotel. It’s a rest day but you may visit in local market, depending on your mood and arrival time from Lukla. Tomorrow will be sightseeing day in Kathmandu. 

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Altitude: 1300 meters/4265 ft
  • Place: Kathmandu

Kathmandu is not only a capital city of Nepal, but city of history and culture, having 4 USESCO world heritage sites proves the important of this old city. Pashupati Nath temple in the bank of Bagmathi River, Swayambhunath a monkey temple, Baudhhdanath – largest monastery, alongside three Durbar Squares are wonderful places to visit along with other historical and holy places.   Evening we host post trek celebration dinner at typical Nepali restaurant where you can taste the typical Nepali cuisines with cultural show. Overnight at you hotel in Kathmandu. 

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Altitude: 1300 meters/4265 ft
  • Place: Kathmandu

Today is the last day of your trip. If you would like to stay more in Nepal; you have many options which can be shared with you upon request. Else, we will transfer you to the airport for your departure. We thank you for the opportunity of being your travel partner and wish to serve you in your next vacation. Have a nice journey.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Altitude: 1300 meters/4265 ft
  • Place: kathmandu
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What to Expect

  • Transportation to and from Tribhuvan Airport.
  • 3 Star or above hotel in Kathmandu, breakfast included.
  • All transportation for the trek, including flights to and from Lukla.
  • Local guest house accommodation in mountain.
  • Government-authorized, experienced guide and porters.
  • Insurance, food, accommodation, and wage for guides and porters.
  • Hygienic meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Douffle Bag, Sleeping Bag, Warm Layers (Returnable)
  • Shepherd Holidays' T-Shirt
  • Certification
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Maps.
  • Service charge and government taxes.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry fee.
  • TIMS Card.
  • Post-trek celebration dinner in Kathmandu.
  • International Airfare.
  • Meals in Kathmandu (besides breakfast).
  • Your personal expenses, shopping, etc.
  • Shower and electronic charging fees (in some places) at guest houses during the trek.
  • Alcoholic drinks, chocolates, tea and coffee.
  • Tips for guide and porter.
  • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary.
  • Costs from unexpected occurrences (i.e. cancellations, weather problems, damages of property, illness, etc.).

Useful Information

The given Everest Base Camp Trek is standard of Everest Base Camp Trek for 15 days. If you would like to go for Luxury or Budget please click them respectively. This package still can be customized as per your interest and wish. Hence; the package is made with a 3-star hotel accommodation at Kathmandu If you'd like to suggest a different accommodation, the price can surely be differed. Please contact us for further. 
 

Testimonials

  • Kevin Brown
    Kevin Brown, United States

    Perfect Everest Trek Arrangement

    I spent very exciting unforgettable days in the Everest region in Nepal. I used to dream to see this highest peak of the world and now I captured it in my lens and my memories. My guide arranged everything and helped me a lot and never let me feel tired and boring. I have read about the Mustang region and am willing to go there with this company again. I like to make a strong recommendation.

  • Sabrina Schmidt
    Sabrina Schmidt, Germany

    Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

    How difficult is everest base camp trek?This was my first sentence on google about Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty!  then i knew it is not difficulty as people think it. I had doubt untill i reach Kalapathhar wheather i could do it or not but i and my whole family did it well with lots of fun. That was amazing feeling while we were top of the Kalapathhar. The heavenly decorated place. Highly recommended to everyone to reach once in life. 

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    Mila Smirnov, Ukraine

    Everest Base Camp trek

    I enjoyed every single day of the everest base camp trek. The guides and the porters are great and kind hearted. They made me feel like I’m safe. The trek is not so easy but the snow capped mountain made me feel like I’m in treat!