Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base camp and Kalapathar trek, also known as EBC trek, is highly preferred by many trekkers around the world while trekking in Nepal. It is challenging and awe-inspiring at the same time. The EBC trek takes you to a mind-blowing elevation of 5555m. During the Everest Base camp and Kalapathar trek, the trinity of temperatures, snow and altitude treat you roughly. Nevertheless, if one has the determination and discipline they will be able to conquer their fears, this trek proves to be a once in a lifetime experience. Everest Base camp and Kalapathar trek unravels to you mesmerizing views of the ‘roof of the world’ and rich cultures, along the way. You can get an adrenaline rush while walking through the shaky suspension bridges to the base camp.
The Everest Base camp and Kalapathar trek also promises numerous opportunities to explore remote ethnic villages and sites like Namche Bazar, Tengboche Monastery, Khumjung and Pangboche Sherpa villages. Reassuringly, you will use your cameras with your jaws wide open. There is no boundary to the appealing values the EBC trek offers. Outstanding sites like Kalapathar and Khumbu Glacier will remain in your memory for months if not years.
Trekking in Nepal is bound to get tremendously adventurous with the Everest Base camp and Kalapathar Trek.
- Day 1 : Kathmandu 1350m.
- Day 2 : Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding 2610m.
- Day 3 : Phakding to Namche 3440m
- Day 4 : Rest day in Namche 3440m
- Day 5 : Namche to Tengboche 3860m.
- Day 6 : Tengboche to Dingboche 4410 m.
- Day 7 : Rest day exploration in Dingboche 4410m.
- Day 8 : Digboche to Lobuche 4910 m.
- Day 9 : Lobuche to Base camp and back to Gorakshep 5140m.
- Day 10 : Hike up to Kalapatthar to Pheriche 4270 m.
- Day 11 : Periche to Namche 3440m.
- Day 12 : Namche to Lukla 2840m.
- Day 13 : Fly back to Kathmandu 1350m
- Day 14 : Kathmandu 1350m.
- Day 15 : Fly back to Home.
- All the transport by private vehicle as per itinerary.
- Accommodation in three star hotels with breakfast as per itinerary.
- Accommodation in tea house runs by local people during trek.
- Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
- Experience license holder trekking guide and porters.
- Accommodation, food, salary, insurance and transportation to the staffs
- Group medical supplies.
- All necessary paper and trekking permits
- Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu air fare
- Nepal entry visa fee
- International air fare
- Travel insurance (Compulsory)
- Cold drinks, mineral water, lunch and dinner as per itinerary.
- Tip to staffs.
- All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike etc.
Day 1 Kathmandu 1350m.
Lhasso Adventure’s representative will pick you up from Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal and transport you to our hotel. You will have some down time to rest, have showers and eat. This evening you will meet our guides for a thorough briefing over our Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary.
Day 2 Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding 2610m.
One of the exciting and impressive flight to Lukla takes twenty-five minutes. Then meet the team and begin trek it is approximately three and half hours walking to Phakding.
Day 3 Phakding to Namche 3440m
Today we ascend steeply to Namche, passing through suspension bridge, Monjo and Jorsale villages, also you see first glams of mount Everest before getting to destination. Namche isvery famous for Serpa culture, as you reach Namche, there are may shops and tea houses to attract tourist, it takes six to seven hours.
Day 4 Rest day in Namche 3440m
Namche is an interesting place to look around. Hiking to the Everest view point and museum,it helps you to acclimatize andit offers stunning views of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest.
Day 5 Namche to Tengboche 3860m.
Today’s walk will be six hours via rhododendronforest and suspension bridge, before getting to Tengboche approximately need to walk steep accent three hours. As you reach there see a Tengboche monastery, which is biggest monastery in the khumbu region and it was built in 1923. Local climbers before heading to Everest expedition they do big rituals ceremony to get success in their expedition.
Day 6 Tengboche to Dingboche 4410 m.
First descend to Debuche then ascend to Dingnboche, it takes more less six hours, passing through the beautiful carving main stones and traditional Srepa village Pangboche.Along the way gorgeous glimpses of Lhotse, Island Peak, and Ama Dablam and weather changes dramatically in this circumstance.
Day 7 Rest day exploration in Dingboche 4410m.
Today is another day for acclimatization. Many trekkers hike to the Chhukung (4710m.) valley for adopting altitude. Can have stunning view of the Iceland peak and Lhotse south face along the way.
Day 8 Digboche to Lobuche 4910 m.
Today walk will be four hours, the trail almost accent to the Lobuche. Continues and passes by stone memorials of climbers who passed way during the Everest expedition. As you get on the Thukla top see the glams of Lobuche peak. Lobuche is small place and few tea houses, very rare people gets altitude sickness form here.
Day 9 Lobuche to Base camp and back to Gorakshep 5140m.
Today your dream changing in to the reality, this is the great opportunity to get close of the mount Everest. You are only allowed to go the Everest rock with out climbing permit. as you reach there you can see the camps and people, who going to attempt the submit as well as Khumbu icefall also it is known as popcorn icefall, and get back to Gorak shep.
Day 10 Hike up to Kalapatthar to Pheriche 4270 m.
Early morning hike up to Kalapattar(5550m.) you can see first sun light onmount Everest(8848m.) form Kalapatthar magnificent view of Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse and countless others, and get back to teahouse then heading to Pheriche.
Day 11 Periche to Namche 3440m.
This will be long day around eight hours but because of loosening elevation will be easy. Same way getting back to Namache.
Day 12 Namche to Lukla 2840m.
We are going back to Lukla along Dudh Koshi, Jorsale, Monjo and Phakding. And exiting out of the Everest national park. This is the last night you can share your memories, happiness and calibration with team, next day will not see them.
Day 13 Fly back to Kathmandu 1350m
Early morning we say good bye to our porters and fly to Kathmandu.
Day 14 Kathmandu 1350m.
Free or additional day if the flight had been canceled Lukla – Kathmandu
Day 15 Fly back to Home.
Today is the final day of your Everst Base Camp Trek. Our shuttle driver will come to your hotel 3 hours before your flight departure and deliver you to Tribhuvan International Airport. If you are remaining in Nepal, please let us know. We will be delighted to arrange extra activities for you in Nepal.
Dhruba Prasad Ghimire, Club Member
Hard liner of Bahun-bad – Oli, Khanal and Nepal. Three political leaders are responssible for unrest in the country. Why these bahun leaders do not want giving rights to other communities ?
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- Trip Grade : Hard
- Max Altitude : 5550m.
- Min Altitude : 1350m.
- Activities: Trekking
- No of Trip Days: 15
- Group Size : 2-12
- Walking Per Day : 5-8
- Trek/Tour style : Tea house
- Best Season : September-December / March-May.
- Entry : Lukla
- Exit : Lukla