6 Days Route of the Everest base camp Kala Patthar Trail
After having a fantastic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla you will start the trek. At you will meet you, crew porters, then trek goes through the lush forests along the Dudh Koshi River Valley and crosses the small traditional villages of Ghat and Chheplung. After passing the Phakding, trekking towards to lovely Sherpa town Namche Bazaar with enjoying exciting natural landscapes, excellent views of, and rare flora and fauna valley. Upon arrive at Namche Bazaar, there you explore the Sherpa Heritage culture, their warm hospitality, unique lifestyle, and snow-capped mountains. Next day, early morning you hike around two hours to Everest Everest View Hotel, which offers wonderful panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, etc. Likewise, you also discover the traditional Sherpa villages of Khunde-Khumjung-Syangbuche, peaceful Monastery, and Museum.
From Namche Bazaar you take scenic Helicopter fly over the Khumbu valley, Tengboche Monastery, alpine glaciers, Khumbu icefalls, Pheriche, Gorakshep, Everest base camp, and land at the amazing viewpoint of Everest region, Kala Patthar. Where you get to see up-close surrounding massive Everest range and huge Glacier zone. After spending unforgatable moment at Everest Kala Patthar, you will fly back to Lukla by Helicopter, then takes domestic flight to Kathmandu. This 6 days Everest base camp trek with a Helicopter tour package is most incredible and mesmerizing, which can be your miss trek tour. Do you have any doubts about this short 6 days Everest base trek itinerary, cost, season, route, and any other, then let's contact us any at time. As well as you have more time to explore the EBC trek with the full trek, then see these packages Everest Base Camp Trek - 10 Days and Mount Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lake.
- Delightful short domestic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu airport.
- The picturesque landscape of Khumbu valley region.
- Interesting lifestyle, unique culture, hospitality, ancient history, and traditional Sherpa community.
- Explore the diverse flora and fauna at the dense forest of Sagarmatha National Park.
- The popular Khumbu Icefalls and Glaciers valley.
- Visit the beautiful Sherpa town Namche Bazaar and Hike Everest View Lodge.
- Explore the traditional villages, peaceful Monastery, and Museum.
- Exciting Helicopter flight from Namche Bazzar to Kala Patthar via Everest base camp.
- Up-close view of Mount Everest and many other panorama mountains.
- Amazing sunrise view over the Everest.
Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to the hotel (1,350m)
As you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will get greeted by the representative of Himalayan Frozen Adventure. He/she will take you to the hotel that we have already booked for you in the advance. You get informed about the evening plan with some spare time to relax.
To welcome you, the company has organized a traditional welcome dinner along with cultural dance. You will meet with other team members over dinner and end the day with lots of laughter.
Day 02:Kathmandu to mountain fly Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,610m) - 4 hours
After having breakfast, you'll transfer from hotel to airport then take a short scenic 35 minutes mountain flight to Lukla, which is the gateway of Everest trek. Upon arrive at Lukla you meet our friendly crew members. Leaving Lukla behind, the trail goes through the small Sherpa villages and lush forests, then before reaching Phakding, you walk on the bank of beautiful Dudh Koshi River with enjoying green landscapes of this valley. Overnight you stay at Phakding trekking lodge.
Day 03:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3,440m) - 5/6 hours
After having breakfast at Phakding, trekking goes to Namche Bazaar. Leaving Phakding behind, you walk along the bank of Dudhkoshi river and beautiful Sherpa villages. On the way, you will feel enjoy seeing natural landscapes, rhododendron forests, Himalayan pine, giant fir, and mountain view (Thamserku and Kusum kangaroo). Crossing high suspension bridges, the trail ascends to dense forest and viewpoint of Mount Everest, then you reach the famous mountain town Namche Bazaar. This town is surrounded by mountains and the Khumbu glacier, here you can enjoy with traditional culture, market, and Sherpa lifestyle.
Day 04:Hike to Everest View Lodge (3,700m) and back to Namche (3,440m) - 5 hours
It is your rest day at Namche. You traverse around the village and hike to the viewpoint like Everest View Hotel or Syangboche Airstrip for spectacular views of mountains. You also visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery, where you get to have deep insight into Sherpa's culture & tradition.
Day 05:Helicopter flight to Kalapatthar (5,545m) via EBC (5,316m) and Fly Back to Lukla (2,800m)
Today is an exciting day of this trekking. After having breakfast, you walk to Heli spot and flight to Kala Patthar via base camp of the mountain, Mount Everest. From the helicopter flight, you will see amazing Khumbu valley, Tengboche Monastery, alpine glaciers, Khumbu icefalls, Pheriche, Gorakshep, peaceful landscapes, and colourful forests of pine-oak-alpine. After exploring the beautiful land of Everest base camp then helicopter land at the Kala Patthar. From Kala Patthar viewpoint, you will get to breath-taking sunrise with 360-degree nearest mountains peaks of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Kongde (6,187 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), and many others. After exploring the 20 to 30 at Everest base camp and Kalapatthar, your flight back to Lukla by Helicopter ride. As well as you will see fantastic surrounding Everest range views from the flight. Upon arrival at Lukla, visit around the beautiful Lukla village and see the wonderful landscapes. Overnight you stay at Lukla Lodge.
Day 06:Flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu city (1,350m) - 35 minutes
Today, you fly back to Kathmandu after having breakfast. During the flight, you get to see views of the Himalayan Mountains. Upon reaching Kathmandu airport, head to your hotel and freshen up. You are free to explore the market and buy souvenirs to take back with you. Later in the evening, you visit a restaurant to have a farewell dinner organized by the company.
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. The Everest Base Camp Trek all accommodations are on the twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.
Everest Base Camp Trek Meals
At the 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. Through 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 by the menu.
Safe to Travel
Make 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 Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essentials 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 provides 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 attack, 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, who will succeed in winning your heart.
How far from Kathmandu to Everest base camp?
Everest base camp trek starts from Kathmandu Valley and takes scenic 35-minute flight to Lukla airport. From Lukla to Everest base camp and return to Lukla is 130 KM distance which takes 10 - 16 days.
Where is the Everest Base Camp?
Everest Base Camp is located at Khumbu Valley Solukhumbu district and Himalayan Everest region.
How high the Everest Base Camp?
Everest base camp elevation is (5,380m) above the sea level ( from the southern side of Nepal) and (5,200m) ( from the northern side of Tibet).
Is Everest base camp trek difficulty?
Yes, the Everest base camp trek is difficulty through Kala Patthar (5,545m) rock way and Everest Base Camp (5,364m). It's the most challenging adventure trekking in Himalayan Nepal. If your health is fit and already has done trek above 3000m then, Everest base camp is not difficult for you.
Is Everest base camp trek permits necessary?
Of course, the TIMS (Trekkers Information management system) permit is necessary to enter the Everest region. The Everest base camp trek permits cost.
- Sagarmatha National Park fees = 3000.00 NPR
- TIMS permit = 1000.00 NPR
Wi-Fi and shower available the Everest base camp trek?
Yes, most of the place and lodges/teahouse have available but you have to pay extra for Wi-Fi and shower. At the high elevation is not possible to found a shower because the area is surrounded by the glacier.
Do I have to take sleeping bags on the trek?
Yes, is necessary to take sleeping bags on the trek because the lodges don't have enough blanket.
How can I respect the culture?
During the trekking, we can get amazing Sherpa culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.
How many hours I have to walk each day?
For this Everest base camp trek per day maximum of 7 hours and a minimum of 5 hours, you have to walk.
How is the Everest base camp trek weather?
Everest base camp trek is perfect weather in autumn and spring, this clear weather reason there can get an amazing Himalayans view and fresh weather, where many trekkers choose to enjoy this season for the Everest trek. In the December and January almost be -18C cold at Base camp and few trekkers only dare to trek these months but in the morning these months also be clear weather.
Is possible to make an extra day on the trek?
Yes, if you have time then the trekking is always flexible, you can easily add.
Without any trek can I do it?
Yap, many trekkers success without any trek but you have to use 3 - 4 acclimatization days through the trekking. Himalayan Frozen Adventure recommend you before going to the Everest base camp trek, you have to need hard training. If any information needs about this Everest base camp trek please kindly contact us.