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: 1-15 in Group
  • Max Elevation: 5,545m/ 18,193ft

Highlights

  • At the base camp of world’s highest Mt. Everest within massive Khumbu Ice-Falls and glaciers
  • Cultural and scenic walks visiting local impressive Sherpa villages of great interest
  • Explore lovely high and remote villages interwoven with Buddhism cultures and old heritage
  • Walk into Sagarmatha National Park a World Heritage Sites with its dramatic mountain views
  • Exceptional panorama of giant peaks from high Kalapathar hill with closest views of Everest
  • Tour of interesting colorful Thyangboche Monastery enriched with ancient artifacts
  • From beautiful alpine woodland of pines and rhododendron towards the barren arctic zone
  • Exciting flights to and from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu with the everpresent view of Everest

About Everest Base Camp Trek

Base Camp Trek offers an ultimate lifetime experience with wonderful mountain views, the world’s highest mountain peak, and is simply one of the most supremely beautiful and remote parts of the world. Where we are walking in the harmony of local Sherpa culture of Buddhism religion and world giant peak of Everest, Lhotse with tumbling great Ice falls to Everest Base Camp Trekking, where every wide-world traveler's dream and fantasy to set foot beneath world number Mt. Everest that towers high at above 8,848m. We offer a flexible Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary utilizing lodges to maximize your comfort and experience to the lives of the spiritual Sherpa people in Khumbu.

Everest Base Camp Trek Journey

After exploring Kathmandu’s world heritage site, we take you on an exciting mountain flight to Lukla where our adventure starts walking into scenic Dudh-Kosi River valley and gorge covered with cool alpine tree lines of rhododendron- pines, and firs walking through impressive Sherpa farm villages to reach higher terrain at famous Namche Bazaar.

Namche Bazaar Acclimatization

Namche Bazaar located at 3440m on route Everest base camp as well on the old Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet, which is beyond North-West from Namche past Thame and Nangpa-la pass.

Before reaching Everest Base Camp; acclimatization day is very important for all EBC trekkers. Nepal Spirit Adventure experience trek guide takes you up to 3937m and down to Namche mini-hike as high altitude training. Remain rest with time here to explore the local Sherpa tradition of age-old heritage and custom holds a colorful and busy Saturday market once a week.

From Namche walk leads on the scenic wide trail along with the views of Everest-Lhotse-Amadablam with adjoining peaks as walk leads high into the nice forest to reach a beautiful viewpoint atThyangboche, located high on a ridge offering spectacular 360-degree panoramic views of Mt. Everest, the Lhotse-Nuptse wall, Ama Dablam and Kantega. Tengboche is peaceful and spiritual, surely one of the most tranquil and inspiring places in the world. This is an interesting monastery (which was burnt down in 1991 and retain back to its normal shapes).

After Thyangboche on leaving the green vegetation and tree lines to complete wilderness of arid and dry windswept country past Pangboche and Dingboche villages with ever-present views of majestic Amadablam and Everest. Slowly as our walk progress heading into our main highlight and goal of the adventure at Everest Base Camp within notorious Khumbu-Ice Falls and glaciers (the area around are flooded with camping in peak mountaineering season from March to May).

Enjoying marvelous time at base camp then our journey heads back to Lukla, with last final adventure and climb to scenic view-point on top Kalapathar rocky hill, located above 5,545m the highest spot of the trip, facing a glorious panorama of peaks with Everest at a mere distance.

Our wonderful adventure Everest Base Camp Trek completes at Lukla for the sweeping panoramic flight back to Kathmandu with incredible timeless memories and enjoyable moments on Everest Base Camp Trek with the full support of Nepal Spirit Adventure crews.

Best Month and Service from Nepal Spirit Adventure

From Mid February to June and last week of August to December those months are very suitable to do the Everest Base Camp Trek; the weather will be clear and can see beautiful Mountain View along with the Everest Base Camp Trekking, however, we organize all the month in a year. It is inclusive domestic flights, accommodation in Kathmandu, airport pick and droop, EBC tour experience license guide and strong porters, foods, lodges, and trek equipment for Everest Base Camp Trek. More adventurous trekkers can extend their experience of EBC Cho La Pass, Everest three high passes trekking, and Everest base camp with Island peak climbing at 6,179m.

Everest Base Camp Trek

Itinerary

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Landing at Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport, where our guide or staff receives you for the short drive to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu. After checking into your nice rooms with rest after a jet-lag, and then rendezvous with another group member of Everest Base Camp Trekking, where our guide/leader will brief you with information regarding the Everest Base Camp treks, service details and lookup trek equipment overnight 3-star hotel in Kathmandu

  • Accommodation: 3 Start Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle

As per your flight time for Lukla, usually happens early morning where a short drive takes you Kathmandu airport, after checking in at respective airlines counter with security then board in a small aircraft for scenic short of 30 minutes to land at Lukla small airstrip. During air grand panorama of Himalayan peaks with Everest and Makalu at a close distance as plane heads to the runway to stop at the parking area at Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla. With time here for refreshing stops and then walk starts accompanied by our native guide and porters, beginning with a pleasant start on downhill past Lukla town to reach at Dudh Kosi River valley with Sherpa farm villages as our route leads further encountering prayer walls and spinning bells to reach our first overnight stop at Phakding village.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse
  • Transportation: By Air

Our second-day walk is quite long due to an increase in heights as morning starts beyond Phakding entering a river gorge crossing over a bridge to reach a nice lovely village at Monjo with views of Thermasarkhu peaks. From here short descend to enter at Sagarmatha National Park, where all trekkers have to obtain National Park permits, as TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) pre-obtained in Kathmandu. Sagarmatha a Nepalese name for Everest, where local Sherpa of Tibetan origin languages calls Chomolungma in both words means Great Mother. From here crossing over a bridge to reach at Jorsalle the last village before the climb to Namche Bazaar, at Jorsalle for possible lunch stops and then walks leads towards river banks into lovely woodland of pines and rhododendron after crossing a last high suspension bridge with a gradual climb on the winding road facing views of Kongde-Kusum Kanguru with Everest and Lhotse to reach famous Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar located at 3,440 m high with amphitheater landscapes adorned with a number of well-built houses serving as hotels, lodge, and resorts. At Namche for overnight stops with grand views of Kongde and Thermasarkhu peaks and time for short walks around the lines of its streets with well-stocked shops and stores and many restaurants and fresh bakeries.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House

At Namche Bazaar for a rest day to support with acclimatization at this right altitude of above 3,000 m high, on this day taking a short hike to Everest View Hotel above Namche Bazaar, the first Porsche hotels or resort of Khumbu area. Offers grand views of Everest and Amadablam peaks with other adjoining peaks within beautiful green woodland of tall rhododendron and silver fir trees. Other options will be walking high above Namche at Park Museum area facing mighty views of Everest, Lhotse, and stunning looking Amadablam peaks, with time to visit the museum of great interest with full information of the Khumbu areas for Sherpa culture and history.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House

From Namche morning a short steep climb to reach a gradual scenic trail, where walk leads on the winding path facing glorious views of Everest with magnificent Amadablam within a cool shade of the woodland. As walk progress downhill to reach a bridge over Imjatse River to a small place at Phunge-Tenga Situated forest surrounding, a possible lunch stop here where afternoon walk takes you to a climb into cool shade forest of quaint woodlands of rhododendron, pines, firs trees and then reaching a small plateau at Thyangboche with an amazing panorama of mountains with Everest in views. At Thyangboche visit its colorful and impressive monastery and witness the priest-Lama and monks actives on prayer with the grand surroundings of tall trees and mountains. Thyangboche a scenic and beautiful spot where once a year in the month of mid-October or November a festival is held called Mani-Rimdu, where you can observe monks adorned on different deity masks wading evil spirits.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch 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 the picturesque panorama of snow-capped mountains including North Face of Ama-Dablam.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

A full rest day at Dingboche for better acclimatization to make sure that every member in the group are well and fit for onward journey to Everest base camp, at Dingboche take a short hike to Nagurjung hill for a great panorama of Imjatse valley with Island, Taboche peaks includes views of world’s fifth-highest Mt. Makalu towards east direction.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

Morning on leaving Dingboche with a steep climb up to a ridge lined with prayer flags and Buddhist monuments Stupas, facing grand views of peaks where the walk from here leads on gradual uphill to reach Thugla. A small place with about 2-3 tea-house serving as lunch stops located at the end of massive Khumbu glaciers that melts into a torrential river, from here a steep climb for an hour to reach on Thugla ridge top. Here witness some memorials of unfortunate climbers around mountains of high Khumbu and Everest, after refreshing break walk is easier with a slow climb to reach Lobuche situated in a corner of the valley beneath Lobuche peaks. Overnight at Lobuche in of its nice and cozy lodge with views of Nuptse peaks towards Everest and Lhotse.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

After a pleasant stop at Lobuche, walk leads towards our main highlights of the journey to reach much-awaited destination Everest Base Camp, where they walk in the morning leads on the pleasant path and then a short climb to reach higher ground. Then back on nice trails reaching a place where you can visit Glass Pyramid place, a metrological station's joint venture of Italian and Nepalese Government, surveying the weather and movement of ice and glaciers. From here with interesting information about the project walk leads towards moraine and ice above Khumbu massive glaciers and then a short descend to a wide-open field at Gorakshep, a place with few lodges. Gorakshep was an original earlier Everest base camp before it moved further east. After a short stop and rest heading towards our goal walking into moraine and rocks to reach Everest base camp in the backdrop of mighty Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers. Everest has hidden between peaks of Lho-la and Nuptse where a tip of Everest can be seen from the base camp, with ever-present views of towering peaks after an exciting moment of the adventure heading back to Gorakshep for last overnight on the highest point of the journey.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

Gorakshep located beneath Kalapathar and a lofty peak of Pumori, morning a steep climb heading into a rocky path with vigorous breathtaking uphill to reach on top the highest spot of the adventure at Kalapathar, situated above 5,545 m facing a sweeping panorama of high giant mountains with a view of Pumori and Everest at close distance. After a glorious scenic moment descends to Gorakshep and continue walking on the same trail back to Lobuche to reach Thugla, where the path from Dingboche and Pheriche splits as our walk leads downhill towards a flat windy valley of Pheriche. Walking for an hour on the scenic valley to reach at Pheriche a settlement with a number of good lodges to stay with views of Amadablam-Taboche-Cholatse with other series of peaks, at Pheriche for an overnight stop.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge/Teahouse

From Pheriche morning walk leads to the end of the valley with short descend to a river and then climb to a ridge with a Stupa, where walk leads to a long descend past Somare and Pangboche village. After Pangboche retracing the journey back with uphill to Thyangboche and then downhill to Imjatse River with a steep climb for some time to reach Lobesa and Shanasa villages and then on an easy walk to a small beautiful place at Kyanjima. The walk continues on route Namche with wonderful views of Everest-Lhotse-Nuptse-Amadablam with an array of peaks, some of the areas on a walk lead you to a pleasant place where sometimes one can spot some wild-life like Musk Deer, a herd of Himalayan Thar with colorful Danphe (Lophoporous / Impeyan Pheasant) national bird of the country. Finally, walk ends for overnight at Namche Bazaar after a scenic walks of the day from Pheriche.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House

Today is our last walking day of the adventure, morning walk on the best pleasant path where walk follows Dudh Kosi River all the way to Phakding village and then heading towards Ghat and Tade-Kosi small areas with the last climb to reach the main gate of Lukla. After a final climb of the journey rest of the walk is easy going through Lukla town and its markets place to our overnight stop in a nice lodge at Lukla celebration with fellow trekkers and staff.

  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch 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.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Transportation: By Air

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
  • Two-night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Flight fare (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu) with domestic airport tax
  • All accommodation in lodge/tea houses during the trek on twin sharing basis
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • An experienced, helpful government-licensed local guide and porters (1 porter for every 2 trekkers and a porter will carry a maximum of 25 KG)
  • Salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation, and insurance for the guide and porters
  • All necessary paper works, National park entry permits, and TIMS permit
  • Trek equipment sleeping bag, down jacket and duffle bag and trekking map (return after the trek)
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company
  • Medical Kit
  • All government and local taxes
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport – Kathmandu) require 3 passport size photos, the tourist visa cost 40 USD for1month
  • Excess baggage charge
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Food (lunch and dinner) while you are in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Your personal expenses, all the alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks, internet, laundry, battery recharge, and extra porters
  • Sweet things like a chocolate bar and hot shower during the trek
  • Tips for the guide and staff
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • International airfare

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 are pleased to open a new trip date.

 

Departure DateStatusPriceNote  
20 Oct, 2020 - 02 Nov, 2020AvailableUS$1290Confirm
22 Oct, 2020 - 04 Nov, 2020AvailableUS$1290Confirm
24 Oct, 2020 - 06 Nov, 2020AvailableUS$1290Confirm
26 Oct, 2020 - 08 Nov, 2020AvailableUS$1290Confirm
28 Oct, 2020 - 10 Nov, 2020AvailableUS$1290Confirm
31 Oct, 2020 - 13 Nov, 2020AvailableUS$1290Confirm

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