Everest Base Camp Trekking Route
We start this Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary from UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and then take scenic 45 minutes mountain flight to Lukla (2,840m/9,317 ft) (Gateway to Everest Trekking), from here, trekking begins towards Phakding and Namche Bazaar, where you will explore the unique culture and daily mountain Sherpa lifestyle. Likewise, the trail enters the Sagarmatha National park where you can see the rare wide range of flora and fauna. Enjoying the Sherpa villages, the route goes through the lush forests, spectacular mountains around, the Tengboche monastery, crosses the suspension bridges, and amazing icefalls zone.
finally, you will reach the base camp of Mount Everest and the delightful viewpoint of Kala Patthar. In addition, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provides short, easy, and family treks in different kinds of the region. If you do have not enough days to trek in the Everest region, you can also choose these packages Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek - 12 Days, Everest Base Camp Trek - 11 Days, Everest Base Camp Trek - 10 Days, and Everest Base Camp Trek - 9 Days.
Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights
- Day tour around the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.
- Mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
- Enjoy the exciting lifestyle and unique culture of the Sherpa community.
- Explore the Sherpa Museum, Namche Bazzar, Everest view hotel, and Tengboche monastery.
- The trail goes through the Prayer wheels, colorful flags, Mani stones, and high suspension bridges.
- Discover the wide range of flora and fauna.
- See the nearest mountain views of Mount Everest, Mt. Lhotse(8,516m), Cho Oyu(8,201m), and Mt.Makalu (8,463m).
- Amazing Khumbu glacier and Icefalls.
- Visit the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar.
Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu 1,300m/4,265ft
Day 02:Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Day 03:Kathmandu to flight Lukla 2,845m/9,333ft & trek to Phakding 2,610m/8,562ft, 3-4 hrs
Day 04:Phakding to trek Namche Bazaar 3,440m/11,285ft, 6-7 hrs
Day 05:Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar 3,440m/11,285ft
Day 06:Namche to trek Tengboche 3,870m/12,696ft, 6-7 hrs
Day 07:Tengboche to trek Dengboche 4,410m/14,467ft, 6-7 hrs
Day 08:Acclimatization day at Dingboche 4,410m/14,467ft
Day 09:Dingboche to trek Lobuche 4,910m/16,108ft, 5-6 hrs
Day 10:Lobuche to Everest Base Camp 5,364m/17,594ft via Gorak Shep 5,170m, 6-7 hours
Day 11:Gorakshep to hike Kalapatthar 5,550m/18,207ft & back to Pheriche 4,230m/13,877ft, 6-7 hrs
Day 12:Pheriche to trek Namche Bazaar 3,440m/11,285ft, 7-8 hrs
Day 13:Namche Bazaar to trek Lukla 2,845m/9,333ft, 8-9 hrs
Day 14:Lukla to flight Kathmandu 1,300m/4265ft, 30 mins
Day 15:Final departure
Notices 1: (Weather in the Himalayan region may change any at times. (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) flight a few hours may be late or one, two, or more days may be canceled for bad weather reasons. In this kind of condition, we have to wait a long time for the Lukla flight. As this can happen either at the start or end of the trek. For this kind of problem, we also organize helicopter rescue, the helicopter charge will around USD 3400 which includes 4-5 people per flight. We suggest you; if possible (1-2) extra days manage for this trekking).
Notices 2: Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest days, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra days at trekking. You have to pay for a package for extra days.
Everest Base Camp Trek Cost
The Everest Base Camp Trek costs you anywhere from $ 900 to 1400$, depending on your requirement service, and trekking length. If you choose the luxury Lodge Trekking, it cost $2500 to 3000 per person and Everest helicopter Trekking costs you from $ 4000 to 5000 per person. For the standard package, an average 12 – 15-day trek costs you $ 1200 to 1500 per person. . The prices usually include permits, round trip flights from Kathmandu to Lukla, accommodation, and meals. However, the booking price won’t include visa fees, trekking, and travel insurance.
Everest Base Camp Trek Accommodation
Everest Base Camp Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. At the Everest Base Camp Trek, all accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage rooms with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. A single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible in higher elevations.
Everest Base Camp Trek Meals
Kathmandu has included only breakfast. During the Everest Base Camp Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Everest region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Throughout the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner from the menu.
Safe to Travel
Making you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility
During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of the Himalayans. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essential equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip.
We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provide the deepest knowledge leader through the Himalayan Trekking, who has the ability to face challenges. The Nepal route is an adventure challenge that has different types of risks. During the trekking, you have might some risks like altitude sickness, weather conditions, wildlife attacks, and Fear of getting lost. But don't worry, the guide will solve this problem and make you feel safe with a free and delightful trip. The guide has a big role to play in making the journey contextual and excellent. The guide will make your journey pleasant and accompany you in times of danger and will succeed in winning your heart.
The Trekking porter is an adventurous person who will carry 20 to 35 kg of stuff during trekking. When you carry less, you will be able to walk and enjoy the beautiful valley of the Nepal region, which makes our trek meaningful. The porter will safely carry your bag pack. Maybe it will feel hard to carry the bag at a high elevation, so hiring a guide is the best option. Those who have the ability to face challenges. A porter does not only carry the bag, but provides entertainment and fantastic throughout the trip. The porter will carry all of your luggage and you can explore the magnification view of the mountains.
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