Trip Description

Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp Trekking

Trip Itinerary

Trip Itinerary

Day 01   Kathmandu:
Pick up then Transfer to hotel and handle check in. Short briefing that afternoon followed by orientation walk. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02   Sight seeing:
Around Kathmandu valley: The holy place of Pashupatinath temple, Shoyambhunath temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Kathmandu Darbar Square), arrange the necessary permit for Trekking and Climbing. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03   Kathmandu to Phakding (2600m) Early morning flies to Lukla
(2800m). Trek to Phakding around 3 hrs easy walk. Overnight at Teahouse lodge.

Day 04   Fakding to Namche (3440m)
Early wake-up today because this is a big push.  First part is pretty easy.  Today is a higher altitude day so slow and steady will work best.  You can see Mount Everest (Chomo-lungma) from the new style bridge crossing at Dudh Koshi .Keep walking up to Nauje (Namche Bazaar).  We will have nice hot snacks in Nauje which has many Sherpa shops, lodges, and restaurants.  Nauje (Sherpa name for Namche Bazaar) is a fun place for both Sherpas and trekkers to enjoy / camp.

Day 05   Namche Bazaar (3450m)
Acclimatization day which gives us time for a sightseeing tour or an excursion towards the village of Thame or Khumjung, which has fantastic views of Mt. Thamserku (6608 m), Ama-Dablam (6856 m), Mt.
Lhotse (8510m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Island Peak (6189m), Tobuche (6367m) and many mountains. Overnight at lodge.

Day 06   Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m)
Walking about 5 hrs. Our journey starts to walk with sunshine great views of the Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse and Ama Dablam. Steep descent towards a bridge over the Dudh Kosi at (3250m), which is deepest valley after Namche and Before Base Camp and then climb up a zigzagging path through rhododendron bushes. Some superb mountain sceneries towards Tengpoche, famous for its legendary monastery, the largest in Khumbu. Overnight at lodge.

Day 07   Tengboche to Dingboche (4389m)
Walking around 5 hrs. An easy descent through woods towards a suspension bridge over the Imja Khola river, then a steady climb up to Pheriche via Pangboche (3930m) that houses the most ancient monastery in the region and continue to Dingboche. Overnight at lodge.

Day 08   Acclimatization day
Explore to the Chhukung Village (4756m), great views of Lhotse, Island Peak, Kali himal. Overnight at lodge.

Day 09   Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Walking about 5 hrs. The trail starts from the easy walk but is little bit difficult walk cause of high altitude. After 3 hrs walking distance, the trail starts to climb up to the Memorial Camp and continue to Lobuche. Visit to Italian Research Camp, views of many mountains including Nuptse, Pumori (7165m), Khumbu Ice Fall etc. Overnight at lodge / camp.

Day 10   Lobuche – EBC- Ghorakshep  (5190m)
Walking in the Khumbu valley alongside of Khumbu Glacier and after Ghorakshep walking along the glacier or some time on glacier too. Hard catching breathes and spends some time at EBC than back to Ghorakshep. Overnight at teahouse lodge / camp.

Day 11   Gharak Shep – Kalaptthar (5550m) – Lobuche
Wake up early morning and walk up to Kalapatter for Sun rise Views of Everest, Nupse, Lohtse, Pumori just above and Khumbutse and beautiful views of Khumbu Glaciar and back down to Lodge and walk down to Lobuche. Overnight at teahouse lodge.

Day 12   Lobuche to Pangboche
Trek back to Tengboche. Overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 13   Trek to Namche
Trek back to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at teahouse lodge.

Day 14   Namche – Phakding
(2600 m) now trek back to Phakding. Overnight at teahouse lodge.

Day 15   Phakding – Lukla
(2800 m), about 3 hours walk will finishied our great journey to the highest mountain. Overnight at teahouse lodge.

Day 16 Kathmandu:
Fly back to Kathmandu. Free day for shopping. Overnight at hotel.

Day 17 Departure:
Transfer to airport for final departure to onward destination.

Cost Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking permit

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • International Air fare

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