Everest Base Camp Trekking

  • Duration 16 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trek Style Trekking and Tour
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Transportation Coaches / Car / Flight
  • Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
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Price USD 1395 (Include Flight) | USD 985 (Exclude Flight)

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Considered to be one of the most breathtaking and magical places on Earth, the Mt. Everest Base Camp hiking 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 easy, fixed departure dates available for Everest Base Camp Trekking to join with a group.
Rugged Trails Nepal suggested Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary covers Khumjung village while returning back from Tengboche. Instead of Staying in Namche for 3 days we will be staying in Monjo Village.

Nepal is one of the best adventure destination in the world. Hiking to Everest base camp is most popular and dreaming routes for hikers. We are organizing 18 days Everest Base Camp Yoga Trekking via Gokyo Lake on Oct 07 to 24th Oct 2017 for more details email us.

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Trip Highlights

  • Exploring on the world's best trekking trail.
  • Stunning Mt. Everest and other world's tallest mountain peaks.
  • World Heritage sites visit.
  • Home of sherpa's, Tibetan cultures.
  • Food, lifestyle, cultures..

Outline Itinerary

  • Day01 Arrive in Kathmandu.
    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day02 Sightseeing around Kathmandu.
    • Walking Hour 3
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude 1350 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day03 Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding.
    • Walking Hour 4
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2652 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day04 Phakding Namche Bazaar.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3443 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day05 Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar.
    • Walking Hour 3
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3700 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day06 Namche Bazaar - Tengboche
    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3860 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day07 Tengboche Dingboche.
    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 4400 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day08 Acclimatization Day - Dingboche.
    • Walking Hour 3
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 4400 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day09 Dingboche Trek to Lobuche.
    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 4940 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day10 Lobuche - Gorak Shep (5,170 m) - Everest Base Camp (5,364m) - Gorak Shep.
    • Walking Hour 8-9
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 5364
    • Accommodation Tea House
  • Day11 Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m) to Pheriche
    • Walking Hour 7-8
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 5545 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day12 Pheriche Trek to Khumjung Village.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3900 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day13 Khumjung Trek to Monjo.
    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2850 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day14 Monjo Trek to Lukla.
    • Walking Hour 5
    • Foods Breakfast , Dinner
    • Altitude 2800 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day15 Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla.
    • Walking Hour Fly
    • Foods Breakfast, Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day16 Final Departure
    • Walking Hour NA
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude NA
    • Accommodation NA
  • Day01 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.
    If you arrive late night then your dinner will be on next day.

    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day02 Sightseeing around Kathmandu.

    After breakfast proceeds our short guided sightseeing tour at the Swayambhunath Temple. After Swayambhunath temple, we will visit another UNESCO World Heritage sites Patan Durbar Square, and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which is also one of the largest stupas in the world.
    After sightseeing drives back to hotel and briefing of our rest of trip plan. At the same time if you have to buy any trekking gears or things for the rest of the days Guide will help take you to the trekking equipment store in Thamel.

    • Walking Hour 3
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude 1350 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day03 Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding.

    Wake Up early morning to take a flight to Lukla, you will receive a packed breakfast. From the Kathmandu domestic airport, we will take 40 - 45 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.

    • Walking Hour 4
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2652 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day04 Phakding 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.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3443 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day05 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.

    • Walking Hour 3
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3700 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day06 Namche Bazaar - 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 makes 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 (3860m).

    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3860 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day07 Tengboche 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.

    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 4400 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day08 Acclimatization Day - Dingboche.

    After breakfast take a short day hike up to Chhukhung (4730 M), and back to Dingboche.

    • Walking Hour 3
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 4400 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day09 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.

    • Walking Hour 5-6
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 4940 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day10 Lobuche - Gorak Shep (5,170 m) - Everest Base Camp (5,364m) - 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.

    • Walking Hour 8-9
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 5364
    • Accommodation Tea House
  • Day11 Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m) to Pheriche

    This morning we will wake up early to hike up to our final top highest destination Kala Patthar for sunrise and 360 degrees up-close and formidable view of Mt. Everest. The temperatures will be -10 to -14 C and chilly winds. We had seen many people get tears in their eyes after being on top over here after seeing the world’s tallest mountains. We will hike back to Gorakshep the afternoon is taken to descend down to Pheriche village.

    • Walking Hour 7-8
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 5545 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day12 Pheriche Trek to Khumjung Village.

    After our morning breakfast we hike to another town Khumjung, Khumjung is famous for Yeti Scalp. Also famous for Sir, Edmund Hillary memorial school, and the Monastery.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3900 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day13 Khumjung Trek to Monjo.

    From Khumjung to Namche is a different trail but when the trail meets Namche we will be hiking through the same route which we had started earlier.

    • Walking Hour 6-7
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2850 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day14 Monjo Trek to Lukla.

    Today is the final day to wrap up our Everest Base Camp Trek, easy trek up to Lukla. Here we are saying bye to Sherpa’s and crew who helped us in our Everest Base Camp Trekking Expedition. Rugged Trails Nepal strongly request to all our trek members to give tips to Sherpa’s because this is what they expect at the end after the successful trip. Evening enjoys the last moment with Sherpa’s and packs for tomorrow early morning flight back to Kathmandu.

    • Walking Hour 5
    • Foods Breakfast , Dinner
    • Altitude 2800 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day15 Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla.

    Here we are saying bye bye to the Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary airport after our breakfast. A scenic flight to Kathmandu, the guide will check in your hotel. Afternoon free time for last moment shopping or massage in Thamel. Evening Farewell dinner with Rugged Trails Nepal team and it's provided by the company.

    • Walking Hour Fly
    • Foods Breakfast, Dinner
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day16 Final Departure

    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 Rugged Trails Nepal team.

    • Walking Hour NA
    • Foods Breakfast
    • Altitude NA
    • Accommodation NA

Cost Includes:

  •  Full Board (breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) in Trekking
  •  Domestic Airfare as per itinerary
  •  Accommodation during the trek (local lodge).
  •  The government registered English speaking local expert guide, porters.
  •  Sagarmatha National park fees.
  •  TIMS Card.
  •  Accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  •  Guided Tour in the city with the expert tour guide.
  •  Welcome and farewell dinner in city
  •  Equipment clothing for porter & staffs.
  •  Insurance for all staff & porters.
  •  Private transportation for arrival, departure, and sightseeing.
  •  First Aid Kit
  •  Everest base camp Trekking Map for Each Member
  •  Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff including porters

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason.
  • Table drinks, snacks while walking
  • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Service other than mentioned above
  • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
  • Hot shower, battery charge (during the trek), telephone etc….
  • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water
  • Entrance fees during the sightseeing in the city.
  • Aneta
    Aneta
    Australia Published: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek, Poon Hill Journey of a lifetime!

    Rating:

    Rugged Trails Nepal- Highly recommended, trustworthy, professional and very well organized a company, with a prompt response prior and during the adventure.  Nirajan and the team make sure everyone is looked after from the moment of arrival to Kathmandu to the last day of departure, any problem is no problem…

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    Geordie
    France Published: Thursday, December 11, 2014

    “Everest Trek. Definitely a bucket item!”

    Rating:

    Outstanding. If you can do it, then you should do it. You'll never forget it and Arjun and team were everything we needed to carry the load, to get us up and down safely, to highlight the sights and sounds of Nepal, to arrange all our lodging and meals. Well…

Trip Note

  • Normally Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary is for 16 days if you want complete 14-15 EBC trek days then let us know. 
  • Flight can be a delay sometimes if flight canceled more than 3 days to Lukla we may change the itinerary of the trip.
  • Alternatively, we may charter a chopper/helicopter at extra cost.
  • Everest base camp trekking package can be customized.
  • We provide Guide / Porter hiring.
  • Traveling in Everest is an experience of a life time, it is very beautiful but of course bit tough and you must have to travel insurance.