Classic Everest Base Camp Trek

an experience of a lifetime standing beneath towering Mt. Everest & Khumbu Ice falls

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 - 10
  • Max Elevation: 5,545m | 18,193ft

Highlights

  • Explore the world heritage site by city sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Amazing mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Visit old Sherpa historical villages and Buddhist monuments along the Everest journey.
  • Learn the lifetime experience of Khumbu flora fauna into the Sagarmatha National park.
  • Hike in the footsteps of the Everest summiteers base camp at 5,364m.
  • Our client’s safety, security, comfort, and satisfaction are our most supreme importance.
  • Climb up Kala Patthar 5,545m fir magnificent view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse.

About Classic Everest Base Camp Trek

The classic journey to Everest Base Camp Trekking organizing by Nepal Spirit Adventure friendly experience staff which is inclusive international airport arrival pick and final departure from your hotel, three-star hotels in Kathmandu includes breakfast, Kathmandu cultural heritage city tour, domestic flight, trek guide, and Sherpa porter, lodge accommodation along the Classic Everest Base Camp Trek. We provide also qualities Everest trekking equipment, three times a day meal while you are on the Trek to Everest Base Camp.

Classic Everest Base Camp Trek offers us an eventual experience with unbelievable mountain views. As per our Classic Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary, we hike between 5 to 6 hours each day then achieve the world’s highest mountain peak base camp and feel it lifetime experience adventure.

After a wonderful flight to Lukla, then start trekking through Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site, and can able to explore Buddhist monasteries full of Sherpa history. Trekking to the Everest Base Camp of Nepal provides us an opportunity to embark on an epic journey that Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay set off in 1953.

Our knowledge Sherpa local guide will lead us to the base of the world’s tallest mountain, Everest on an adventurous trek package that also includes climbing Kalapatthar to admire the panoramic views of Everest and other Khumbu Himalayas. Nothing beats the adventure and sense of achievement that grips hikers on seeing the power and grace of the mighty mountain up close.

We have comfortably designed 16-day Classic Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary for novice trekkers and travelers who are in good health with average physical fitness. The sufficient distance between daily itineraries, a secure gain of altitude and separate rest days ensures that we are properly acclimatized to fully enjoy and help us to Everest Base Camp Trek fruitfully.

More adventurous trekkers can extend their experience with Nepal Spirit Adventure in the Khumbu region including Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak Climb, Everest base camp trek via Gokyo Cho La pass and Everest Three High Passes Trip. Another option for experienced trekkers with limited time would be Everest Base Camp Trek 14- days.

Everest Trekking

Itinerary

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After landing at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative of Nepal Spirit Adventure who will drop us off at our hotel. We then check-in at the hotel, freshen up, and take a rest. In the evening a welcome dinner will be hosted by Nepal Spirit Adventure at Nepali cultural organic restaurant and overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle

After breakfast at the hotel tour guide lead city sightseeing: Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa, and Bouddhanath stupa which is all world heritage sites. The Durbar Square sheds light on the life of the royals in ancient times. Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, we are introduced to our fellow participants and discuss our trip to Nepal Spirit Adventure’s office. Overnight in Kathmandu.


  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

We take an early morning flight to Lukla which is where all Everest treks begin. We meet the rest of our team in Lukla and start trekking from there. We walk on a trail that gradually descends to Cheplung village from where we get a glimpse of Mt. Khumbila, a sacred mountain that has never been climbed. From here, we gradually descend until Phakding. Overnight in Phakding.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse

Morning walk continues following the river upstream most of the way, crossing few bridges over Dudh Kosi River and villages of Bhenkar and Monjo to reach Sagarmatha National Park entrance, from here leading to Jorsalle village for lunch, and then walk for few hours to the last bridge leading with a steep uphill climb for few hours to Namche Bazaar, Namche with many facilities good stores, shops, restaurant, pubs, cyber cafe, post office and banks.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House

We can tour Namche Bazaar which is the primary town of the Everest or Khumbu region and has government offices, ATMs, internet cafes, shops, restaurants, and a colorful market. We can hike-up to Sagarmatha National Park and enjoy the sunrise over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on. If we are interested in a day hike, we can trek to Khumjung village. Today we also visit the Hillary School and a monastery which houses a yeti scalp! Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House

From Namche morning walk leads up for 30 mins to the ridge with an aerial view of Namche Bazaar and overlooking beautiful towering peaks, the walk is easier on the gradual winding scenic path, then heading downhill to Imjatse river at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, after a break here walking uphill through quaint woodlands of rhododendron, pines, firs trees with marvelous mountain views the climb after few hours reach a beautiful spot of Thyangboche with its famous Buddhist monastery with a magnificent panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande and majestic peak of Amadablam.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch ad Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse

Morning views of Everest and magnificent Ama-Dablam, walk leads downhill for few hours to the bridge over Imjatse River, after the bridge walking on the open country where the tree lines disappear only for few sparse vegetation and juniper bushes, walking on the gentle uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters, the last permanent village before Dingboche and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somara for lunch and continue walking on the nice terrain with the last climb to Dingboche village for an overnight stop, located in the Imjatse valley with a picturesque panorama of snow-capped mountains including North Face of Ama-Dablam.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse

Spending a day in Dingboche will help us to acclimate to the high altitude. Instead of staying idle, we climb a ridge located behind the village and see six of the world’s tallest peaks including Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. Furthermore, we can also admire Cholatse and Taboche peaks. On our north-west we see more Himalayan peaks rising above the Khumbu Khola Valley. Among those peaks, Lobuche West, Lobuche East, and Lhotse are the most dominant. From another location on the ridge, we can also admire the picturesque Imja Khola Valley and the beautiful Dingboche village. Overnight at Dingboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse

After pleasant rest at Dingboche, morning walk starts with an uphill walk for an hour commanding excellent views, and then on the gentle track with slow up most of the way to Thugla for lunch where the Khumbu glacier ends in a raging river and the route from Pheriche meets, after a fine break here a steep up for an hour to Thulga pass where there are memorials of climbers died on mountaineering expeditions to Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and other high mountains. From here a nice pleasant walk brings to Lobuche for an overnight stop.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse

The trek to Everest Base Camp is not very difficult. However, we ascend and descend mostly on a glacier path. There is also a lot of meandering on rough terrains. As we reach the base camp, we enjoy the incredible melt patterns and admire the gently rounded ice towers on the upper part of the Khumbu glacier. The Everest Base Camp is stunningly beautiful. We can enjoy amazing views of Nuptse, Khumbuste, and Pumori mountains from the base camp. After soaking in the beauty, we walk back towards Gorak Shep where we spend the night. Overnight in Gorak Shep.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse

We wake up early for the walk up to Kala Patthar. It is dark outside with cold temperatures and most likely chilly winds. We walk on a fairly steep trail at a comfortable pace. As we are climbing up the hill we can see Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Changtse mountains. The view from the summit is outstanding. We can see the world’s tallest mountain Everest along other mighty Himalayan peaks. After spending some time at the summit of Kala Patthar, we walk back to Gorak Shep which is relatively easier than hiking up to Kala Patthar. Trekkers who visit the Everest Base Camp today will have an early breakfast as the hike up to the Everest base camp takes longer than the hike to Kala Patthar. After returning to Gorak Shep, both the groups will have lunch together. After lunch, we descend to Pheriche to spend the night. Overnight in Pheriche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge | Teahouse
  • Location: Pheriche
  • Walking Hours: 5-6 hours

Return journey easier on losing altitude every few hours, walking downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then to the bridge before a steep 2 hours climb back to Tengboche through lovely forest, from here descend to Imjatse river and then a steep climb for an hour to Sanasa with a gradual path with short ups and downs to Namche Bazaar for an overnight stop.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House

Morning walks on the best pleasant path most of the way reaching at Phakding from here retracing the walk back to Lukla with the last climb for an hour, on reaching Lukla celebration with fellow trekkers and staff.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House

From Lukla morning scenic flight back to Kathmandu with fantastic views of mountains from the plane on landing at Kathmandu airport, our staff transfers you back to the hotel around the Thamel area with the rest of the day free at leisure. Evening we will be inviting you to a fantastic celebration dinner for successfully completing the adventure.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Today is completely rest day Kathmandu you just take it easy look around Thamel, do some souvenir shopping. If we want to explore any other areas of Kathmandu, we may do that today and we can help you to take a tour to Bhaktapur that all on depending on you. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

After a wonderful time at Everest Base Camp trekking with grand service of Nepal Spirit Adventure, as per the flight time transfer to the international air terminal for your departure homeward bound or to the next respective countries.

  • Meals: Breakfast
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Cost Details

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
  • Four nights in 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Teahouse (Lodge) accommodation during the Everest base camp trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu).
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • Entrance fees for Kathmandu city tour.
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • Trekking equipment: Duffel bag, down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Trekking Sagarmatha national park permit.
  • All necessary paperwork.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Nepalese visa.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg).
  • Extra night accommodation and food in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips for guides and porters.

Dates & Prices

Departure note

Set departure dates are not convenient for you; you may choose alternate trip departure dates as per your comfort holidays, we can open a new trip date. 

 

Departure DateStatusPriceNote  
06 Dec, 2020 - 21 Dec, 2020AvailableUS$1490Confirm
09 Dec, 2020 - 24 Dec, 2020AvailableUS$1490Confirm
12 Dec, 2020 - 27 Dec, 2020AvailableUS$1490Confirm
15 Dec, 2020 - 30 Dec, 2020AvailableUS$1490Confirm
16 Dec, 2020 - 31 Dec, 2020AvailableUS$1490Confirm
18 Dec, 2020 - 02 Jan, 2021AvailableUS$1490Confirm
21 Dec, 2020 - 05 Jan, 2021AvailableUS$1490Confirm
23 Dec, 2020 - 07 Jan, 2021AvailableUS$1490Confirm
26 Dec, 2020 - 10 Jan, 2021AvailableUS$1490Confirm
29 Dec, 2020 - 13 Jan, 2021AvailableUS$1490Confirm

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