Everest Base Camp Trek – 14 days

Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest

Take a trip of lifetime to Everest Base Camp that is located in the famous Himalayan region, is one of the World’s best hiking journeys. Mt. Everest is in Khumbu district of Nepal’s Sagarmatha National Park (Natural Heritage site). It is locally known as Khumbu where you witness a unique Sherpa culture includes different monasteries, Mani stones (carving of Buddhist prayer for good luck), five different colors prayers flags and Stupas. Our guide explains you about these structures and will get to learn more about the culture. Sherpa’s has has tale of Yeti that was the best friend of Lama Sange Dorje. The Yeti served water to Lama during the meditation. There is richly decoration Tengboche monastery en-route where celebrates Mani Rimdum  Festival. Discover monasteries and learn about Sherpa’s spiritual respective.

Everest trek is the greatest of all high mountain journeys with close up view of Himalayan giants along the way. Our guide leads you through famous Sherpa village of Namche bazzar, Khumjung, Tengboche monastery and Pangboche etc. You will take nine days with time for safe acclimatization before pushing to Everest and four days on the trek out on our carefully itinerary.

We include ascents to Kala Pattar (5545m); the highest elevation of the trek. It is the best place to get an amazing close up views of Everest, Lhotse, South Col, Nuptse, Puma Ri, Khumbutse, Khumbu Icefalls and glacier etc.

We stop at teahouse where is small private room with twin beds, sleeping pad and pillows. There have to sharing toilets and washing facilities with teahouse guests. Warm enough sleeping bag is highly recommended to take with you.

Mt. Everest

Everest Base Camp

(Photo from left: Carolyn, Heather, Norsang, Debra & Cherrie)

It is locally known as Sagarmatha (in Nepal) and Chomolungma (in Tibet) and Zhumulangma Feng (in China) is the highest mountain peak in the world at 8,848 meters above sea level in the great Himalayas. It is located in the border or Nepal and Tibet. It is formed in the shape of three sided pyramid which is covered by hard rock and snow. It was successfully first conquered by Tenzing Norgay (Nepal) and Sir Edmund Hillary (New Zealand) in May 29th of 1953. Various events are organized to commemorate each 29th of May of this historic climb.

Mt. Everest attracts number of mountaineers and trekkers every year. Most of the trekkers claim that completing Everest Base Camp trek is their life long achievement and to some it is still a life long dream.

  • Trekking Facts
  • Itinerary
  • Cost
  • Enquiry
  • Trekking Gears
  • Trek Departure

Highlight of Everest Base Camp Trek:
Duration : 13 Nights/14 Days from Kathmandu.
Trekking destination : Everest region (Sagarmatha National Park) in Eastern part of Nepal.
Trek start/end : Fly in/out at Lukla Airport in the Khumbu region.
Grade : Difficulty due to high altitude.
Trek style : Teahouse/Lodge Trek.
Trek season : September to June.
Highest elevation : Kalapattar 5545m high.
Ethnic group : Majority of Sherpa community.
Culture : Sherpa culture.
Himalayan Scenery : Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru, Kwangde, Tabuche, Ama Dablam,Kangtenga, Island Peak, Peak 14, Peak 38, Nuptse, Lhotse, Everest, Pumari and Khubutse etc.
Note: Please inquiry for trekking map.

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary :
Day 1 International Airport pick up in Kathmandu.
Day 2 Trek briefing, preparation and visit Sawayambunath (Money Temple) in the afternoon.
Day 3 Kathmandu to Lukla flight in the morning and trek to Phakding 2610m/3hrs and visit Pema Chholing Monastery in the afternoon.
Day 4 To Namche 3440m/5hrs (Views of Mt. Thanserku, Kusumkangaru, Everest and Lhotse etc).
Day 4 Acclimatizing day: Go high and sleep low (Visit Everest view Hotel, Khumjung Hilary School and Khunde village).
Day 5 To Tengboche 3873m/5hrs (Visit Tengboche monastery at 3PM).
Day 6 To Dingboche 4410m/5hrs (View of Mt. Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Tabuche peak etc).
Day 7 Acclimatizing day: Go high and sleep low (Uphill walk to Nagarthesang Hill 5000m/3hrs).
Day 8 To Dhukla/Thukla 4620m/3hrs.
Day 9 To Labuche 4910m/3hrs (Visit Italian pyramid in the afternoon).
Day 10 To Everest Base Camp 5364m/5hrs and return to Gorakshef 5140m/2hrs (View of Khumbu glacier and Ice fall).
Day 11 To Kalapattar 5545m/2hrs (To see close view of Mt. Everest, Sought Col, Lhotse, Pumari, Khumbu glacier and Ice fall etc) and decent to Pheriche 4100m/5hrs.
Day 12 To Tengboche 3873m/4hrs via Upper Pangboche 4000m (Visit the oldest monastery in the Khumbu valley).
Day 13 To Namche 3440m/4hrs.
Day 14 To Lukla 2840m/7hrs.
Day 15 To Kathmandu by flight in the morning.
Day 16 Visit in Kathmandu.
Day 17 International Airport departure.
Note : Trek itinerary can change for interested side trips and extra days for acclimatization if needed.

We offer teahouse package organize trek to make safe and hassle free trip in Nepal. Please inquiry for cost.
Cost includes :
1) International Airport pick up and departure in Kathmandu.
2) Two nights accommodation (Standard double or twin bed room with breakfast) at 2** Hotel in Kathmandu. Note:- The accommodation in Kathmandu can arrange/book according to client choice Hotel type. The clients have to pay differences if needed.
3) Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Trekking permit fee.
4) Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) cards (Trekking permit).
6) Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu (round trip) Lukla flight tickets for clients and guide.
7) Domestic Airport pick up and departure for Lukla flight.
8) Teahouse meals for clients: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trekking days. Meals can be selected from Menu and will have enough while on trekking.
9) Accommodation during the trekking days.
8) Trekking Staffs: An experience guide and necessary porter.
9) Three times meals and daily salary for guide and porter.
10) Insurance of guide and porter.
Cost does not include :
1) Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
2) Personal trekking equipment of clients.
3) Snack, Juice, Coca, Fanta, Sprite, Beer, Whisky, Boil and Mineral water during the trekking days.
4) Personal Insurance of clients such as medical treatment and emergency evacuation for helicopter rescue (USD8000-10000) etc.
5) Expenses for personal nature: Hot showers, laundry, donations, museum entry fee, movie/film watching, postage, telephone calls and email/Internet etc.
6) Attach bath room during the trekking days. If the clients want attach bathroom where is possible, there have to pay differences between common and attach bathroom.
7) Horse or Yak renting while on trek.
7) Tips for guide and porter.
8) Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. (City tour guide and transportation can arrange on request of clients).

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Trekking gears packing list for Everest Base Camp Trek:
We will be sent a detailed equipment list upon trip booking.
Note: We have sleeping bag and down jacket renting facilities without fixed deposit for our clients.

Upcoming Trip Departure for Everest Base Camp Trek:
Trip Departure: 18th of September, 7th of October, 16th of October, 24th of October, 2nd of November, 20th of November, 3rd of December, 18th of December 2017.
Trip Booking Available: Waterproof hiking boot, sleeping bag and some other good trekking stuffs require for Everest Base Camp Trek. We will be sent a detailed equipment list upon trip booking.