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Trip Grade
Difficult, 5555 m
Hotel/Tea House
B/L/D during trek
Private Vehicle/Flight

Everest Base Camp Trek - 12 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Incredible perspective on Mt, Everest, Mt Lhotse and different mountains from Kala Patthar
  • Explore a unique Sherpa Culture, custom, and way of life during your 12 days journey
  • A thrilling mountain flight to Kathmandu/Lukla
  • Sensational mountain trip to one of the most well-known air routes on the planet with splendid views on its scene.
  • Namche Bazaar, the passage of Mt. Everest all-encompassing perspective from Syangboche
  • Journeying with a sociable and experienced local guide, learning the various things of Nepal
  • Footsteps to nearby transits to Everest base camp witnessing the stunning mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama-Dablam, Island top, etc

Everest Base Camp Trek Overview

The Everest base camp trek is probably one of the most extravagant and fascinating excursions. It is an exemplary trek to Everest basecamp on the lap of the greatest top in the world with a wonderful mix of Sherpa culture something past our minds and it generally offers stunning landscapes all through the excursion. The Everest Basecamp trip has forever been one of the lists of must-dos trekking for travel lovers across the world. If you are one of them, prepare today for the astounding trekking experience that could only be described as epic through the world's most astonishing corner of the Himalayas.

Our 12 days Everest base camp trek is a comfortable package that is intended to be high height friendly, this program has possessed 2 days for acclimatization for a trip in the mountain. Throughout this excursion, you will be in the most lovely places in the hills strolling through the pleasingly Sherpa townlets of Lukla, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche. Trekking to Everest base camp is perhaps one of the earth's best and most commended ventures. Nevertheless, the EBC trekking journey is genuinely difficult countered with different trips in Nepal yet it doesn't intend to say you want high abilities in climbing, it's a typical climb and an ideal journey for the people who are cheerfully prepared to walk for a few hours every day at their own pace.

The 12 Days Everest camp trip begins with an exhilarating 35 minutes flight to Lukla. It's a hustling Sherpa intersection of the Everest region, after managing all your equips at Lukla, the journey will take you through the dazzling renowned Sherpa towns and settlements including towns of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche Lobuche, Gorakshep, and so on which have a place in Sagarmatha National park (a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site), Sights of farmland, people of old religious communities, alongside the close view on stunning taking off heaps of Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Island top, Nuptse, etc. en-route are likewise the major attractions.

The best season for 12 days of this trek to EBC is Spring and Autumn, covering months like March, April, May, September, October, and November. EBC trekking or any trips in Nepal during these months are awesome with the gentle temperature. You can partake in the trips completely with the clear views of the mountains and their scenery.

Trip Outline

Day 1: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding
Day 2: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 3: Acclimatisation at Namche Bazaar
Day 4: Trek to Tengboche
Day 5:Trek to Dingboche
Day 6: Acclimatisation at Dingboche
Day 7: Trek to Lobuche
Day 8: Trek to Gorak Shep to Everest Base camp and back to Gorak Shep
Day 9: Trek to Kala patthar and back to Pheriche
Day 10: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar
Day 11: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Day 12: Lukla to Kathmandu flight

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding

Our very first day of the trek begins following with a morning breakfast at our inn in Kathmandu then our driver will drop you at the domestic air terminal and take off around 35 beautiful trips out to Lukla. Upon landing in Lukla, you will be welcomed by our staff who will help us throughout the excursion by carrying baggage, after presenting our group and having a short superb tea stop then we start our short trip towards Phakding town, we just have 4 hours climb today to help the appropriate acclimatization.

Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar

After breakfast, a 3 hours trek will lead you to the Monzo at 2,835m which is an entry spot of the Sagarmatha National Park. After crossing the suspension bridge at Dudh Kosi waterway at Jorsale( 2,740 m). After lunch the trail continuously goes up through the woodland to the Namche Bazaar (3440m). You will trek for 5 to 6 hours approximately of the day. Spend the night at a local tea house or hotel in Namche Bazaar.

Day 03: Acclimatisation at Namche Bazaar

You will have acclimatization or full rest for the day. As a short hike, you can go towards the Syangboche periphery at 3880m, climb 2 hours to reach Everest view inn, and partake in a 360-degree view of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest(8848 m) with a lovely scene loaded up with evergreen fir trees, and bushes. Return back to Namche Bazaar and stay overnight.

Day 04: Trek to Tengboche

From Namche, the trail is outlined to Kyangjuma(3600 m) with an amazing view of Mount Everest (8848.86 m), Ama Dablam and Lhotse. The path plummets to the stream Dudh Kosi, at Phungi Thanga (3250m). After lunch, the trail climb through the pine woodland to Tengboche (3,867m). The trekking of the day will be of around 5 to 6 hours and upon arrival at tengboche, you will rest and stay overnight at a local tea house or lodge.

Day 05:Trek to Dingboche

Trek of this day goes through the rhododendron timberland to Deboche and crosses the Imja Khola (river). The path climbs with an incredible view of Ama Dablam to the Pangboche town (3,900 m). Subsequently, you will hike for about an hour to reach Somare (4,010m) and have lunch there. After lunch, continue the trek towards Dingboche (4,410m). Total trekking hours of the day is about 5 to 6 hours. Spend the night at a well-accommodated hotel in Dingboche.

Day 06: Acclimatisation at Dingboche

Today is the second rest day for this EBC trek of 12 days. You can simply rest at the hotel or move around for short hikes. For hiking, you can walk for around 3 hours and reach Nagarjuna Hill (5,050m). To climb the top of the hill is amazingly difficult yet fun with sensational views of Ama Dablam (6,812m), Makalu (8,485m) and Cho Oyu (8,201m). Finally, return back to Dingboche hotel and spend the night.

Day 07: Trek to Lobuche

After a short incline, the edge, quite open Yak field land walking to the Thukla (4,620m). At Thukla, you will have lunch and continue the hiking part. Trail rises to the Thukla pass (4,830m), a memorial spot for the dedication of those climbers who've died during climbing Mt. Everest. From here, progressively ascend to the Lobuche (4,940 m). The approximate hiking time of the day is 4 to 5 hours. Spend the night at a well-accommodated local tea house in Lobuche.

Day 08: Trek to Gorak Shep to Everest Base camp and back to Gorak Shep

From Lobuche, the path is delicately inclines upwards to the moraine at Gorakshep (5,140 m), the last settlement before base camp and Kalapatthar. You will have lunch at Gorakshep and continue to move forward. The climb of about 3 hours towards the Khumbu Glacier arriving at your definitive destination, Mount Everest base camp (5,364 m) is finished. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of mountains, natural landscape and green panorama, and stroll back to Gorak Shep. In total, you will walk for around 6 to 7 hours and spend the night at a lodge in Gorak Shep.

Day 09: Trek to Kala patthar and back to Pheriche

Early in the morning, 2 hours ascend to the Kala Pattar (5,643 m) (Black Rock), a slope that gives the best view of Mount Everest (8,848 m) and the encompassing pinnacles. Enjoy the breakfast with mystic Himalayan views and start the journey towards Lobuche. At Lobuche, you will have lunch and again start wandering towards Pheriche experiencing and witnessing the Dudh Koshi river winding through the valley. This day will have the highest hours of walk as you will be walking for around 7 to 8 hours to accomplish all the destinations. Stay overnight at a local lodge in Pheriche.

Day 10: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

Today you will walk for around 6 to 7 hours in order to reach Namche Bazaar from Pheriche. The path gradually goes up and down all over the place to the Tengboche. At Tengboche, you will have lunch and begin strolling again. From here, the Trek route descends to Phungi Thanga (3,250m), climbs to the Kyanjuma (3,600m), and finally outlines the Namche Bazaar. Spend a night at a local tea house or lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Day 11: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

From Namche Bazaar, the path steeps to the Dudh Koshi river, and crosses the suspension bridge to Jorsalle (2740m). From Jorslle 3 hours walk to the Phakding through Monjo. At Monjo, have lunch and continue the trekking. The trekking route constantly goes up and down to the Lukla at (2,860m). This day will have the trekking of around 6 to 7 hours until you complete the distance between Namche Bazaar and Lukla. Spend the rest of the day and night at a lodge in Lukla.

Day 12: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight

Early morning, you will have breakfast at Lukla lodge and head towards Lukla airport to catch the flight. It will take only few minutes (around 5 to 10) to reach airport, Tenzing Hillary Airport. Then, you will board the airplane and fly towards Kathmandu. It will take just 35 minutes approximately to complete the air distance between Kathmandu and Lukla. When you arrive at Kathmandu, you will be dropped at your Kathmandu hotel where you can freshen up and rest. Likewise, you can roam around local streets and markets near the hotel.

What's included?

  • Airport pickup and drop off service (Airport-Hotel-Airport)
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner or the principal course during trekking in the mountain
  • Professional government-authorized English-talking guide(s)
  • 2 night 3-star hotel accommodation with breakfast and bed (B/B) in Kathmandu
  • All essential documents including Everest National park permits and TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) Card
  • Airfare from Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu (Two-ways)
  • Compressive emergency medical box (first-aid) - Guide will carry it all through the journey

What's not included?

  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Additional convenience and food that are not inclusive in the itinerary, when you are trekking in the mountain
  • Extra night accommodation in the trekking route or in Kathmandu due to any unpredictable circumstances
  • Ranges of refreshments (tea/espresso, coke, brews, water, and so forth)
  • Extra baggage charges for domestic airport
  • Individual costs like snacks, clothing, telephone, Wi-Fi, hot shower, etc at tea houses on a journey
  • Tip for guide and porters
  • Individual trekking gear for this trip
  • Other costs that are not mentioned in the Cost Includes list

Essential Information

Food during Everest base camp trekking of 12 days

Trekking to the world's most elevated mountain is obviously an astonishing experience that could only be described as epic. Nonetheless, the food found during the trek to Everest basecamp is convenient and has a really wide choice of the food varieties on the tea houses’ menus from ethnic national to international cuisines, which are prepared and served by the local community of the Everest region.

Accommodation during 12 days Everest base camp trek

We offer facilities and accommodation on a twin sharing basis at an ordinary tea house, hotels and lodges. Rooms are available with a few warm and pleasant covers, pillows, mattresses, attached restrooms (not all over the place), and decent views. However, the room can be moved up to luxury at request with additional cost. During the journey, we will guarantee you the best accessible tea houses with incredible views of the mountain and landscapes.

Equipment Checklist for 12 Days Everest Trek

The following mentioned checklist is the basic trekking equipment list that is advised for trekking in Nepal. All listed equipment is easily available in Kathmandu.

  • Pairs of Thermal set
  • Fleece jacket/pullover
  • Pair of Windproof Windcheater
  • Pair of Down jackets (can be rented in Kathmandu)
  • Pair of Fleece/wool trousers
  • 2 pairs of trekking pants
  • pair of gloves
  • Hiking socks
  • Pair of slippers
  • Underwear & Swimming costume
  • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
  • Goggles
  • Sleeping bag (If you want to use your own)
  • Trekking poles (Not necessarily)
  • Trekking bag
  • Toiletries (wet tissue, quick-drying towel, toilet paper, moisturizers, lip balms, sunscreens, sanitary pads, hand sanitiser, nail clipper, small mirror, toothpaste & brush, etc)
  • Basic personal first aid kit

PS: This is a very basic equipment packing list you can add on or remove equipment according to your convenience.

Passport and Visa

Visas can be issued on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. The expense for a three-month tourist visa is 40 USD which is playable at the airport. Kindly note that your passport ought to be validated a minimum of 6 months from your arrival date. In the meantime, travellers of Indian and Chinese identities are not expected to pay this expense since the nation announced a free visa for these two nations!

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is obligatory for travellers taking part in any trip and tours in the mountains. Getting travel insurance, particularly while going to the mountain regions, is like security on which you can depend and partake in your excursion without any worries. It will be a helped assurance visit to cover individual injury, bringing home costs, and any sort of sickness will be covered. Having great travel insurance won't just promise you genuine serenity while you travel with us but give you complete inclusion for whatever might turn out badly.

Clients Reviews

5 - Excellent Based on 3 Review

Base camp Everest trek

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