EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK
Selected among the world's 20 Journey, Everest Base Camp Trek in justifiably famous. Not only is Everest
Base Camp exceptionally close the world's highest mountain, Mt Evereest (8,850m) but it is also
home to the wonderful friendly Sherpa people of the Everest region, picturesque villages, variety of
cultures, traditions, colourful festivals and monasteries.
Please note that we can
also add in extra acclimatisation days, or move them around to have them later
in the climb.
Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary
Arrive Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.
day guided sightseeing around of the Kathmandu valley.
Day 03: Flight: Kathmandu (1,310m) - Lukla (2,840m). Trek to
Phakding (2,610m). (2-3 hours).
morning transfer to airport for flight to Lukla to start your Everest base camp
trek. The flight into Lukla is a
lifetime experience, in itself. The
airfield is on a slope and the difference between the two ends of the runway is
about 60 meters!
with your sirdar and crew.
After lunch, trek for a few hours along the Dudh Kosi River to the village of
Phakding 2,610 m. Camp or Lodge overnight.
Day 04: Trek Phakding to Namche (3,440m) (5-6
trail continues p the Dudh Kosi valley to Jorsale, where the trail
officially enters the Sagarmatha National Park. Here, Everest trekking permits are checked and National Park fees collected.
Continue along the trail, crossing the Bhote Kosi River to begin the steep climb
up to Namche Bazaar 3,440m the administrative centre of the Sagarmatha National
Park and the hub of Sherpa society. Remember to look out for glimpses of Mt.
Everest from the trail on the way to Everest!
Day 05: Rest day at Namche for
You will explore the surrounding of Namche
this day, Namche Bazaar Rest and acclimatization. Namche is the famous
picturesque Sherpa village and we have rest in the afternoon to enjoy
walking round the village and visiting the Sherpa museum. Overnight Camp
Day 06: Trek Namche to Tengboche (3,860m) (5 hrs).
Tengboche Monastery (3,860m)
5hrs walk. We walk with the incredible view of the soaring peaks of Thamserku
and steadily descend to the Imja Khola and lunch at Phunki along a very pleasant
trail. Here in Phunki, we see series of water driven prayer wheels. After lunch
a 2 hr ascent will take us to Tengboche Monastery. Overnight Camp or Lodge.
Day 07: Trek Tengboche to Pheriche (4,312m) (5 hrs).
Pheriche (4,260m) 5 hrs
walk. We move forward up to Imja Khola valley Pangboche (3,900m) and stop for
lunch. Later, we visit the Monastery and look at the Yeti scalp. We move
to the summer village of Pheriche (4,260m).Overnight Camp or Lodge.
Trek Pheriche to Lobuche (4,920m) (4-5 hrs).
Lobuche (4,920m) 4 hrs walk.
We ascend up a small ridge and contour around the base of Khumbu Glacier and
lunch at Dhugla (4,600m). After lunch, we take a steep ascent to the terminal
moraine of the glacier from where the views are stunning. We continue again
along the moraine and camp at the foot off the Lobuche Ice Fall (4,930m).
Overnight Camp or Lodge.
Day 09: Trek Lobuche to
Gorakshep (5,140m) (4 hrs).
actual distance is not so far for this day but we wake up in the early morning
and move forward to Gorek Sherpa where we take a rest.
Day 10: Hike up to Kalapatthar (5,545m). / Retrace your steps
to Dingboche (4,410m) (5 hrs).
This day, we climb Kala Patthar.
From here we have a steep ascent up to the summit of the Kala Patthar. The
actual distance is not so far but we take it very slowly to make up for the
altitude. This top (5,545m) is a hard pull but the view from the top surpasses
anything you can imagine. All around us, flow huge glaciers and the creaking of
the mobile glacier ice only disturbs the silence of these altitudes. The
mountains of Pumori (7,145m), Lingtren (6,697m) and Khumbutse (6,623m) separate
us from Tibet. But Mt. Everest the queen of them all
towers over everyone. We return at Lobuche
Day 11: Trek Dingboche to Tengboche (3,860m) (5 hrs).
Easy walk along the Imja Khola
with a visit to the gompa at Pangboche, then a short climb up to the Tengboche
Monastery. Camp or Lodge Overnight.
Trek Tengboche to Namche (3,440m) (4 hrs).
The trail descends steeply towards
Pungki Thanka and another steep climb to Namche Bazaar. Camp or Lodge
Trek Namche to Phakding (2,610m). (3-4 hours).
Down along the gorge of the Dudh
Kosi to the small village of Phakding. Overnight Camp or Lodge.
Day 14: Phakding to Lukla
(2,840m) (3 hrs).
Trek further to the mountain
airstrip at Lukla to catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Weather permitting
your trekking crew might prepare a farewell treat for you. You would be expected
to join in the singing and the dancing! Overnight Camp or Lodge at
Day 15: Flight: Lukla (2,840m) - Kathmandu (1,310m). Hotel
day to explore, and enjoy Kathmandu and celebrate your Everest base camp trek.
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