The journey to the top of the world itself starts quiet high from the beautiful town of Lukla, following the narrow valley of Dudhkoshi river. As you walk past little villages of Chaurikharka,  Ghat, Phakding, Benkar, and Jorsalle before reaching the height of Namche Bazaar, you already start getting the vibe of Sherpa hospitality their culture the spiritual atmosphere provided by numerous prayer walls, prayer wheels, and monasteries. Namche Bazar, the highest town located in this region attracts you for an extended stay for one more day for both acclimatization and side trips around Khumjung village. Heading for ward towards the base camp offers the view of the majestic Mount Everest along with many other peaks and also challenges you to encounter the tough walks at higher altitude. Dingboche last village located at 4410 meters also demands a day for acclimatization before hitting the walk for 5000 meters. The trail to the base camp following the uphills of Thukla and overnight stay at Lobuche eventually prepares you for your ultimate destination, the Everest base camp, and Kalapathar viewpoint. Gorakshep is the ultimate accommodation based to hike the Base Camp and Kalapathar viewpoint. On your way back to Lukla, the trail leads you downward via Pheriche which is also known as sister village of Dingboche and finally meets up with the former trail at Orso. Go slowly, keep walking and enjoy your dream coming true in front of you.

Trip Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek

 World’s highest mountain

  • Listed on UNESCO  Word Heritage Site
  • Largest Sherpa community
  • Bone-chiller flight
  • The highest village of Nepal
  • Ancient monasteries
  • Longest glacier
  • Buddhist vibes
  • Khumbu valley 

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Fly to lukla (30minutes) and trek to phakding (3 hours)
  • Day 02: Trek to Namche bazar (7 hours)
  • Day 03: Acclimatization day
  • Day 04: Trek to Tyangboche (6 hours)
  • Day 05: Trek to Dhingboche (5 hours)
  • Day 06: Acclimatizing day
  • Day 07: Trek to Lobuche (5 hours)
  • Day 08: Trek to Gorakshep and hike to Kalapathar (6 hours)
  • Day 09: Trek to Base Camp and Pheriche (7 hours)
  • Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazar (6 hours)
  • Day 11: Trek to Lukla (7 hours)
  • Day 12: Fly back to kathamandu (30 minutes)
  • Day 01 :Fly to lukla (30minutes) and trek to phakding (3 hours)
  • Day 02 :Trek to Namche bazar (7 hours)
  • Day 03 :Acclimatization day
  • Day 04 :Trek to Tyangboche (6 hours)
  • Day 05 :Trek to Dhingboche (5 hours)
  • Day 06 :Acclimatizing day
  • Day 07 :Trek to Lobuche (5 hours)
  • Day 08 :Trek to Gorakshep and hike to Kalapathar (6 hours)
  • Day 09 :Trek to Base Camp and Pheriche (7 hours)
  • Day 10 :Trek to Namche Bazar (6 hours)
  • Day 11 :Trek to Lukla (7 hours)
  • Day 12 :Fly back to kathamandu (30 minutes)

Cost Includes

  • All transportations during the trip
  • Round airfare (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • All airport taxes
  • All necessary documents and paperwork (TIMS cards and permit)
  • Highly experienced English speaking Government Registered trekking guide and porter to carry luggage (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Guide and porter (salaries, equipment, food and lodging, insurance and transportation)
  • Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • Chlorine treated drinking water
  • Accommodation: Private /Share and single/double room in Mountain
  • First aid box
  • All government and local taxes
  • Farewell dinner
  • Souvenir

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (Phone calls, WIFI, bar bills, battery recharge, laundry, boiled water and hot shower)
  • Tipping and donations

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Price from US$ 1650 US$ 1179 (Per Person)
  • Trip Duration 12 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • AccomodationHotels, Lodges and Tea Houses
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