The ultimate bucket list trip! Trek to Everest Base Camp to experience a memorable adventure that takes you to the base of the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest. You can marvel at the grand sights of the Himalayas and reach new heights on this expedition. This 14 nights 15 days trip is designed for those adventurers who are ready to perform relatively difficult trekking and feel the Mt. Everest but can not afford to climb it owing to the lack of either money or physical fitness or time. Grab the opportunity to see the magnificient views of the peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam (The Jewel), Pumori, Thamserku, Kangtega and Island Peak right in front of your eyes. Besides, you will get a chance to board on one of the earth’s most challenging flight between Kathmandu and Lukla. This trip is divided into two parts: Kathmandu City Tour and Everest Base Camp Trek. The trek to Everest Base Camp is completed in 11 days which minimizes the risk of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) as two days are separated for taking rest and acclimatization. The highlights of this trek are the Mount Everest Base Camp itself and the famous viewpoit of Kalapathar.
The entire Mt. Everest area lies within the Sagarmatha National Park, a natural UNESCO world heritage site. Everest region is home to Sherpa people, renowned for superb mountaineering skill. These people have a strong faith in Himalayan Buddhism. In this historical trail, you will discover old Buddhist monasteries, the rich culture of the Khumbu Sherpas and various local flora and fauna. Furthermore, the thrilling hike up to the viewpiont of Kala Patthar (5550m), the highest point of the trek, will show you the stunning view of Pumori, Ama Dablam, Everest, Nuptse, and Lhotse. If it’s a climbing season, you can meet mountaineers at Everest Base Camp trying to scale the Mt. Everest. You will be astonished when you realize that you are walking below the shadows of eight-thousanders: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu.
Facts of the Trek
Total Days 15
Type of trek Teahouse
Maximum Altitude 5550 m Kalapatthar, 5310 m Everest Base Camp
Best season February, March, April, May, October, November
- Cultural city of Kathmandu
- Extraordinary trail reaching high into the Himalayas up to the Everest Base Camp and the famous viewpoint of Kalapthar, which offers you a special opportunity to view stunning sunrise, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Ama Dablam and many other mountains.
- Mountain villages with unique culture, Buddhist stupas and warm hospitality of Nepalese tea houses along your way to Everest Base Camp and back.
- The monastery in Tengboche
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 2: Kathmandu City Tour
Day 3: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840 m) to Phakding (2610m)
Day 4: Phakding to Namche (3440m)
Day 5: Aclimatization at Namche
Day 6: Namche Bazar to Tengboche (3860 m)
Day 7: Tengboche to Dingboche (4360 m)
Day 8: Acclimatization at Dingboche (4410 m)
Day 9: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m)
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5160 m) to Everest Basecamp (5364 m) to Gorakshep
Day 11: Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545 m) to Gorakshep to Pheriche (4370 m)
Day 12: Pheriche to Namche (3440 m)
Day 13: Namche Bazar to Lukla (2840 m)
Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 15: Departure from Nepal (1350 m)