Everest Base Camp Trek - 15 Days

Duration: 15 Days   |   Based on 1 Review
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
  • Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Trekkers Hut
  • Group Size: 1 to 20
  • Max Altitude: 5545m

The Everest Base Camp Trek is undoubtedly the definitive trek in the Himalayas. It is one of the most famous trails not only in Nepal, but in the world. Place yourself in history by hiking along the same path that Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay walked as they made their famous ascent to the summit of Mount Everest (8848 meters / 29,029 feet). The trek is sure to wear you out, but the tiresome feeling is temporary. The sense of achievement that you feel when you reach base camp lasts forever.

On the Everest Base Camp Trek, each day brings a new level of adventure and a completely new mountain perspective. From the very first day, the excitement begins. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (via the most dangerous airport in the world – Tenzing-Hillary Airport) is quite the thrill. Breathe in the clean air as you make your way towards Namche Bazaar. Just before reaching this trekker hub, your heart rate rises as you catch your first glimpse of Mount Everest.

Before you know it, the time comes to ascend to Everest Base Camp (5380 meters). Admire the famous Khumbu Icefall and panoramic Mountain View. Though, the best view is yet to come. The following day, we hike even further up to Kala Patthar (5545 meters). From this tip top point, you have what is considered the best viewpoint of Mount Everest in the entire Himalaya. Throughout the trek, you will also get amazing views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Makalu, and many more soaring peaks.

Of course the mountain views of the Everest region are out of this world and they are the main reason why people visit the area. However, the Everest region would not be what it is today without Sherpas. The Solu-Khumbu region is home to this ethnic group – Buddhists that migrated from the Tibetan plateau in the 15th century. They are known not only for their unprecedented climbing abilities, but also for their genuine hospitality. Take the Everest Base Camp Trek for the mountain views, and become captivated by the delightful Sherpa people.

Ask us about any special happenings during the year in the Khumbu region to add some more excitement to the journey. For example, the festival Mani Rimdu is takes place at Tengboche Monastery during the 9th month of the Tibetan calendar, which usually in October or November during the full moon. We can arrange for you to be there during this time.

You do not need anything mountaineering experience, nor do you need any background in tent camping to give this once in a lifetime trek a chance. All you need is strong self-confidence and willpower to make it to the top. You do not need a certain level of fitness to finish. All you need is a slow and steady pace, which our itinerary allows for.

You can take the Everest Base Camp Trek all throughout the year. The best times to make the trip, though, are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These seasons provide the best weather and clearest skies, not to mention that during the springtime, rhododendron and other alpine flowers are in bloom. Third Eye Adventure Pvt. Ltd. handles the trek with complete management. If you have any questions about the trek, do ask!

Highlights

  • Trek to the foot of breathtaking Everest, the world’s highest mountain.
  • Set out on challenging hikes to Kala Pattar (18,192′), Nangkartshang Peak (16,672′) and Everest Base Camp (17,590′).
  • Explore Sherpa villages and the ancient Thami and Tengboche monasteries.
  • Visit a school established by Sir Edmund Hillary in the mountain village of Khumjung.
  • Trek through one of the highest trekking trails in the world.
  • Inspiring views of Mount Everest & other giants, Khumbu Icefall.
  • Hike up to Kala Patthar(5555m), Everest Base Camp(5365m) & traverse the Khumbu Glacier.
  • Walk past the Sagarmata National Park.
  • Experience Sherpa Culture.

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Day 02Fly to Lukla 45 minues and trek to Phakding about 3 hours.
  • Day 03Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar about 6 hours.
  • Day 04Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
  • Day 05Trek from Namche to Tyangboche about 6 hours.
  • Day 06Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche about 6 hours
  • Day 07Acclimatization at Dingboche
  • Day 08Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche about 5 hours
  • Day 09Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep and EBC (5364m) about 7 hours.
  • Day 10Trek down from Gorakshep to Pheriche about 7 hours.
  • Day 11Trek down from Pheriche to Namche bazaar about 7 hours.
  • Day 12Trek down from Namche bazaar to Lukla about 7 hours.
  • Day 13Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla will take 45 minutes.
  • Day 14Full day sight seen at the world heritage sites
  • Day 15Fly back to home

Inclusion

  • All transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers.
  • Three night’s accommodation with breakfast at 2-3 star category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu city tours with a tour with a experienced tour guide and a vehicle.
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available tea houses lodge during the trek including private bathroom in Lukla. Phakding and Namche.
  • A highly Experienced professional trekking guide and porters (1 porter for 2 pax) with their food, accommodation, salary and insurance.
  • Flight fare Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag (to be returned).
  • Trekking map for a group and trekking achievement certificate.
  • First aid medical Kit.
  • All required permit for the trekking.
  • Government tax/vat and office service charge.
  • International airfare.
  • Personal insurance.
  • Major foods ( Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu).
  • Nepal entry visa fee 15 days 30$, 30 days 50$ and 90 days 120$.
  • Soft drinks, hard drinks and  water.
  • Entry fees of Kathmandu world heritage sites.
  • Personal trekking equipment and expenses.
  • Hot shower, Battery charge, Wi-Fi during the trekking period.
  • Tips and gratitude for the staffs.

 

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