Everest Base Camp

  • DestinationEverest Base Camp
  • Duration16 days
  • Trip DifficultyHard
Overview Itinerary Map

Nepal is a beautiful land locked country often referred as a paradise for mountain Trekkers. One of the most sought trek is the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek an best time to trek are autumn and spring. EBC one of the grandest treks in the world, is an never to miss opportunity to trek in the Himalayas, where Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay set off on their epic journey in 1953. It also includes hard journey into the scenic Sherpa heartland of the Khumbu low landbetween mountains, all the while taking in the amazingly diverse and vibrant landscape and topography of the Khumbu region, its rich Sherpa culture and prominence and it’s ethereal Himalayan ranges as you enjoy the height of luxury that is available in the remote and isolated mountains of Nepal.  Another point of the journey is the chance to keep in place at the finest nearby great comfort lodges and explore the nearby villages along with breath-taking view of 4 of the 6 highest peaks in the world (My. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and Cho Oyu). Enjoy the beautiful landscape filled with evergreen fir trees, shrubs and rhododendron forests. Journey initially starts from Kathmandu valley where you can enjoy view of various cultural heritage sites in Durbar Marg consisting of  Pagoda styled temples and palace, dating back to the period from 15th to 18th Century and various temples like Pashupathinath temple, Swayambhunath temple and Boudhanath Stupa and tourist are generally seen wandering on the streets of Thamel which is one of the oldest part of the city enjoying shopping and street food. Then on the next day there is a short flight from the Capital to  Lukla and flights are generally at the morning as weather is more favorable at that time of the day in Lukla. Journey to reach EBC requires a two day Acclimatization one in Namche Bazaar and the other is in Pheriche. On the trek you will get to View immense beauty of Everest from Kala patthar and along the way will be able to explore various Buddhist monasteries.

Day1: Arrived at Kathmandu

The journey starts from Kathmandu where you are greeted warmly at the airport; we will pick you from airport to our hotel by our private vehicle. After reaching hotel we’ll serve you lunch. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phadking

We will take a short flight from the Kathmandu to Lukla and flights are generally at the morning as weather is more favorable at that time of the day in Lukla. Once landed in Lukla you will be transfer to hotel and we will start the trek to the village of Phadking walking through Chaurikharka village and the banks of Dudhkoshi River.

Day 3: Trek from Phadking to Namche Bazaar

The day begins with the breakfast in Phadking and starting trek to Namche Bazaar through Mojo where you will enjoy the view of beautiful pine forest along the journey. Then you will enter the Sagarmatha National Park on this day for a check. Namche Bazaar is one of biggest Sherpa village with countless sightseeing opportunities including the potential to catch your first glimpse of Everest

Day 4: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar

Acclimatization to higher altitudes starts at Namche Bazar where also you will explore the local villages and spend day in Sherpa museum. In the weekend the Hatt Bazaar is open and you should definitely have a look around. You will spend the day on a short trek to Everest view point.

Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

The whole day is spent tekking from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche. You will have a breathtaking view of Himalayas.

Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Periche

Pheriche is a popular stop for trekkers and climbers above the Tsola river. You will enjoy the majestic view of Ama Dablam through here

Day 7: Acclimitization Day. Potentially Trek from Pheriche to Dingboche

Pheriche is where you can take your rest and gain energy for the harder awaited trek. It is the Second acclimatization day here. You will spend whole day exploring the villages of Dingboche.

Day 8: Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche

This day is more challenging as you are climbing into a higher altitude from Pheriche to Lobuche. In descend you will go through a small memorials to Sherpas and climbers who have laid their life’s on Everest. It follows with a view of Mt. Lobuche where you can enjoy view of mountains.

Day 9: Hike from Lobuche to Gorak Shep

Gorak Shep is the highest inhabited village in the world. Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep is a bit easy compared to the trek after to Everest Base camp. After reaching EBC you can capture the much awaited memory of your life time in a camera and also get to experience the excitement among the Everest climbers. Hike from Lobuche to Gorak Shep where you will stop for a while for some refreshments.

Day 10: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar, then onto Dingboche

Next day of trekking takes you to Kala Patthar from Gorak Shep in dawn, and early in the morning you can enjoy the view of sunrise, it’s a glory to watch first ray of Sun hitting white snowcapped Himalayas. You can click the much awaited snap if the weather is favorable. And the journey continues with the descent to Dinghboche.

Day 11: Hike back to Namche Bazaar from Dingboche

Hike via Tengboche to Namche Bazaar is mostly downhill where we will enjoy the view of beautiful rhododendron covered slopes.

Day 12: Hike from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

We start our day early in the morning trekking our way back from Namche Bazaar enjoying the view of local villages and recreating the memories and ending the day celebrating and thanking the local team without them the journey would not have been that easy.

Day 13 and 14: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu

With unforgettable memories in heart you will catch the return flight from Lukla to Kahtmandu and we will bring you back to the hotel by our vehicle.

Day15: Shopping

You will visit Thamel, Swayambhunath and Boudha where you can do shopping in this free day and brings token of love to your home: Thangkas painting, Singing bowls, Prayer wheel, Mala beads, Wood Carving, Khukur, Tea and etc.

Day 16: Half day at Kathmandu and Departure:

You can enjoy beautiful sightseeing of the Kathmandu valley half day. You will spend visiting Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the Narayanhiti and the Kathmandu Durbar Square, after visit these beautiful places we will drop you at your hotel.

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