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  • Duration14 Days / 13 Nights
  • Price from$1400/ person
  • Difficulty LevelModerate
  • Max Altitude5,545 M (18,192 ft)

Considered to be one of the most breathtaking and magical places on Earth, the 14 days Everest Base Camp trek continues to be a must-see destination for people from all over the world. Rugged Trails Nepal will guide your journey to see Mt. Everest, the highest point on our planet; an experience of a lifetime.
Highlights of this trek include the popular Namche Bazaar. Mostly used for altitude acclimatization, this is also a getaway to most of the treks to Base Camp and other mountain expeditions in this area. The town has a number of lodgings, internet cafes, as well as supply and gift shops catering to the needs of visitors before proceeding deeper into this remote region of the Sherpa people. The Tengboche Monastery Is another popular site on our journey. Surrounded by immense mountains, this important Buddhist spiritual site for the Sherpa people allows you the chance to observe the life of the Buddhist monks.  To make your journey simple and cheaper there are fixed departure dates available for Everest Base Camp Trekking to join with a group.

What makes this tour very interesting

  • World’s highest Peak trek to, Mt. Everest base camp
  • Kalapatthar- panoramic viewpoint.
  • Tengboche monastery.
  • Nepal’s biggest Khumbu glaciers.
  • A lifetime experience, stunning Himalayan peaks.

14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

The Lifetime trek to Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in the world. To see the iconic peak and the giant snow capped mountains thousands of people come to Nepal. More than 3.5 miles trek up to 5,364 M at ...

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14 Days Short Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary doesn't cover a cultural sightseeing tour in Kathmandu but if you want to include a Kathmandu City Tour then pick 16 Days Everest Trek Itinerary. The 14 Days Everest Trek Plan covers everything during the trek which normal 16 days covers. 

  • Day: 1
    Arrive in Kathmandu.

    Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Rugged Trails Nepal who will take to your hotel. Welcome drinks upon arrival at the hotel, free time until 6 pm. Evening welcome dinner in a traditional Nepali Restaurant with authentic Nepali cuisine and cultural program. Overnight in Kathmandu Hotel.

    • Hotel
    • NA
    • Dinner
    • 1300 M
    • Kathmandu
  • Day: 2
    Kathmandu - Manthali - Lukla - Phakding

    The normal plan has been changed which we used to organize from Kathmandu because now we have to wake up early morning 3 and then drive to Manthali Airport for 3-4 hrs. All the flights to Lukla will be operated from Manthali Airport. 25 minutes flight to Lukla (9,186ft). Enjoy one of the most beautiful air routes in the world on a hillside surrounded by mountainous peaks. We will meet the rest of our crew members at the Lukla airport, a gateway destination from where our trek begins. A gentle walk to Phakding village through Chaurikharkha village, Mt. Khumbila, and monastery.

    For the flight to Lukla is from Manthali Airport but once the government and Airport authorities allows from Kathmandu then the flight to Lukla will be from Kathmandu.
    • Tea House
    • 3-4 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2610 M
    • Phakding
    • 8 Km
  • Day: 3
    Phakding Trek To Namche Bazaar

    This is the day that you hear the most is the trek into Namche Bazaar, walking through a beautiful pine forest Dudh Koshi River and go on passing Chumoa to Monjo, and the entrance to Everest National Park. Then after crossing a suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale village and walk alongside the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. The path to Namche is very well-traveled so you'll continually come across locals, other tourists and then continue traffic of Yaks and porter. It is infamous for its long consistent steep inclines uphill brings us to the prime heartland of Sherpa village - Namche Bazaar. At one hour’s distance to reaching Namche Bazaar, we can view the sights of Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

    • Tea House
    • 6-7 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 3440 M
    • Namche Bazaar
    • 11-12 Km
  • Day: 4
    Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar.

    There are plenty of things to do around Namche Bazaar, we wake up to another spectacular morning and view from our room and sun rose of the breathtaking mountains. Let us make you clear something up that is a big misunderstanding about the Acclimatization day. Acclimatization day is not a rest day, it is something completely different so don’t think that after the huge climb of getting into Namche Bazaar you’ll spend today lazing around the lodges or shopping in local stores. Our team will take you to explore the real charm of Namche Bazaar. So after breakfast, we will start the gentle hike up to Everest view hotel where we can see the views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on. Day hike up to 3,700 m (12,139 ft).

    • Tea House
    • 2-3 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 3440 M
    • Namche Bazzar
  • Day: 5
    Namche Bazaar Trek To Tengboche

    After breakfast in Namche Lodges, we set off for our next destination Tengboche. A gentle climb up to the Namche top and we will have all the pleasure en route with the majestic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam and Thamserku peak. The trail is smooth with few ups and downs up to Kyangjuma. We are least bothered about the trail as the majestic views of the Himalayas make our expedition full of excitement. After Kyangjuma the trail is downhill a bit and we will cross the Dudh Kosi River and then a gentle climb up to Tengboche. Tengboche is a wonderful place to have scenic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Ama Dablam. It has the biggest Buddhist monastery called Tengboche Monastery (3870m).

    • Tea House
    • 5-6 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 3870 M
    • Tengboche
    • 10 Km
  • Day: 6
    Tengboche Trek To Dingboche

    This is another best place to wake up early morning with the spectacular view of Mountains surrounding you. From the Monastery, you will hear the early morning chanting by the Monks which make your morning blessed and peaceful.l Along the way Mt. Amadablam will be smiling on our right side. We will pass through Imja River, chortens, stupas, small villages, tea houses and people working on their farm. Pretty much easier trail and after crossing Pheriche pass a gentle uphill which makes you feel like now you are adjusting to the altitude. Overnight at Dingboche.

    • Tea House
    • 5-6 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 4410 M
    • Dingboche
    • 11 Km
  • Day: 7
    Acclimatization Day - Dingboche.

    After breakfast take a short day hike up to Chhukhung (4750 M 15,580 ft), and back to Dingboche.

    • Tea House
    • 2-3 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 4750 M
    • Dingboche
  • Day: 8
    Dingboche Trek to Lobuche

    Today you might feel some breathing disorder while crossing the Thugla pass due to the altitude but no need to panic. From Dingboche to Thugla trails is gentle but the 1 hr Thugla pass makes you quite tired but after crossing the pass the trail is smooth. We continue our expedition until we reach Lobuche which is our destination for today. We might feel some breathing disorder due to high altitude but still, there is no need to panic. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals.

    • Tea House
    • 6 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 4940 M
    • Lobuche
    • 11-12 Km
  • Day: 9
    Lobuche - Gorak Shep 5,164 M (16,942 ft) - Everest Base Camp 5,380 M (17,600 ft) - Gorak Shep.

    The trail leads toward Gorakshep through the rocky and rugged. While walking on the way you will see the amazing views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori and other. After reaching in Gorakshep, we will drop our bags and a short tea break and we take the trail to Everest Base Camp. Hike towards to Base Camp is strenuous due to the thin air, follow your Guide diligently. We pass through rocky dunes, moraine, and streams before reaching the Everest Base Camp. Upon reaching the Everest Base Camp, we see tents of mountaineers, we will see lot’s during the springtime. We will take the opportunity of visiting such an iconic location. After exploring Everest base camp we get back to Gorak Shep.

    • Tea House
    • 7-8 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 5164 M
    • Gorak shep
    • 15 Km
  • Day: 10
    Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar 5,545 M (18,192 ft) to Pheriche

    Wakeup early morning to reach on top of the last point of the trek Kala Patthar for Sunrise. Guide will give time about the wakeup time and in the morning guide will take you up to Kala Patthar. After enjoying the magnificent views from the top walk back to GorakShep for breakfast and packing. After breakfast at the teahouse we will walk same way back to Pheriche.

    • Tea House
    • 6 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 4371 M
    • Pheriche
    • 13 Km
  • Day: 11
    Pheriche Trek to Namche,

    It's a same way back where we had pass Tengboche Monastery, Kyangjuma.

    • Tea House
    • 7-8 Hour Walk
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 3440 M
    • Namche
    • 14-15 Km
  • Day: 12
    Namche Trek to Lukla,

    Same way back passing through Jorsalley, Monjo, Phakding and Ghat. Today is the last night in Everest Region, evening dinner with the team at lukla. Enjoy the last moment with the team who helped and walked up to Everest Base Camp, before going to bed pack you bags because next morning flight will be early. 

    • Tea House
    • 7 hrs
    • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
    • 2,860 M
    • Lukla
    • 16 Km
  • Day: 13
    Lukla Fly to Manthali - Drive to Kathmandu.

    Transferred to the international airport on your flight schedule and if some have extra days in Nepal they will continue with other activities. If any help is needed for further plans feel free to contact the Rugged Trails Nepal team.

    Evening farewell dinner will be provided by the Rugged Trails Nepal.
    • Hotel
    • Breakfast and Dinner
    • 1300 M
    • Kathmandu
  • Day: 14
    Final Departure from Nepal.

    You will be transferred to the airport on your flight schedule or other requested trip will be arranged. 

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    • NA
    • Breakfast
    • NA
    • NA
    • NA

What's Included

  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) in Trekking
  • Domestic airfare price Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu as per itinerary
  • Accommodation during the trek (local lodge).
  • The government registered English speaking local Guide. 
  • Porters to carry bags (we will provide duffle bags to put your stuff for the hike)
  • Sagarmatha National park fees, TIMS Card, Khumbu entrance fees and all Government Taxes.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in the city
  • Equipment clothing for porter & staff.
  • Insurance for all staff (includes Guide and Porter).
  • Private transportation for arrival, departure, and sightseeing.
  • First Aid Kit for Everest Base Camp Trek
  • 14 Everest base camp Trekking Map
  • Salary and allowances for all staff including porters and guides

What’s Excluded

  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal gears & clothing (available for hire)
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/roadblock due to any reason.
  • Table drinks, snacks while walking, Mineral water.
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Service other than mentioned above
  • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
  • Hot shower, battery charge (during the trek), telephone, etc….

Useful Information

Rugged Trails Nepal is not responsible for any problems due to weather, damages of property, etc. However, we will manage and support you to the best of our abilities with any problem that may arise.  Flights to and from Lukla can be delayed due to weather conditions and delays may last up to several days.  It is best to book flights to and from Kathmandu with several day margins to avoid missing a flight back to your home country.  If flights go smoothly, we will help arrange activities for you during your margin days.  In the case that you have a tight schedule and the flights out of Lukla are delayed, it is possible to take a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu for an additional cost.