Everest Trek from Lukla

The Best Way to Explore Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek from Lukla

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group Size: Minimum 2
  • Trip Type: EBC Lodge Trek
  • Season: Feb - June | Sep-Dec
  • Max Elevation: 5,545m | 18,193ft

Highlights

  • Our client’s safety, security, comfort, and satisfaction are of supreme importance
  • Scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Experience the warm hospitality and unique culture of the Sherpa community
  • Acclimatization days at Namche Bazaar and Dingboche for a safe and gradual ascent
  • Breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and other Himalayan peaks
  • The best view point: Syangboche, Tengboche, Dingbocge and Kalapatthar
  • More freedom & personal choice for food along the Everest trek
  • On average daily meals cost $20-23 per person

About Everest Trek from Lukla

Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp from Lukla is one of the best options with good choice. It can make your trip a very reasonable cost of the daily wages for all travelers who admire the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal from Lukla base. After clearing the adventurous scenic flight from Kathmandu, meet our EBC-Nepal Spirit Adventure's team at Lukla then start the tour package inclusive services diverse than before and better than others. You get ready for the adventure of lifetime experiences.

The Everest Base Camp (17,598ft / 5,364m) is the world’s number one highest mountain, it is famous for walking and outdoor activities in the Himalayas which are always surrounded by snowy mountains, during the trek, you will see every day incredible Mountains views of different sorts. Besides being within Tall Mountain on this EBC tour, you will get a special opportunity to explore Khumbu traditional Sherpa colorful villages and interesting monasteries with old Buddhist religion and culture retaining its past customary way of life to this day where you be amid world giant peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Khumbutse, Lho La, and Mt. Nuptse with tumbling great Khumbu Ice Fall.

Sagarmatha (Everest) National is rich in wilderness flora-fauna and is listed as a World Heritage Site; throughout the national park, our experienced NSA trek guide leads your EBC adventure into a lovely forested area of rhododendron, pines, and fir tree lines and towards arctic temperature zone with barren and icy landscapes. This is the trek where you can observe dramatic changes in vegetation, climate, and landscapes within a short period during this amazing adventure to Everest base camp Trekking.

The trek can start with an exciting short flight to Lukla and trek to the famous Namche Bazaar with wonderful views of snowcapped peaks and then towards scenic Tengboche Monastery surrounded by mountains and green tree lines. Walk continues to reach our destination at Everest base camp with acclimatization days in between the walking days, before heading higher elevation. At base camp where your dreams become a reality beneath the world's number one mountain, our adventure continues with a climb to Kalapatthar for a grand vista of mountains with Mt. Everest at the closest distance.

We will conclude the Everest Base Camp trekking at Lukla with a panoramic flight back to Kathmandu after a remarkable time in the high mountains with the great services of Nepal Spirit Adventure including its friendly staff and guides. We also offer a 14-day full board package trek to Everest Base Camp from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.

Itinerary

Expand All Hide All

As per your domestic flight schedule to Lukla, catch a taxi to Airport about a 20-minute drive that depends on how far you will be staying in Kathmandu from Airport. The short scenic flight (35 mins) to Lukla with panorama views of the mountains, on reaching at Lukla with its unique airstrip meet the trek crew then starts the trek towards Phakding on a good trail through traditional Sherpa farm villages with views of snowcapped peaks after a good walk of 3-4 hours reaching Phakding for an overnight stop in a nice lodge by the bank of Dudh Kosi River.

Note: In the main trek season, the Lukla flight is operating from Ramechhap-Manthali. In this situation, you have to leave from Kathmandu to Ramechhap very early in the morning. Ground transportation is available from Kathmandu by sharing a bus or private vehicle depending on your choice. We can provide you with both kinds of transportation for Ramechhap from Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Pine Forest
  • Altitude: 2,640m | 8,690ft

The morning walk continues following the river upstream most of the way, crossing a 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 a 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 café, post office, and banks.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Camp De Base
  • Altitude: 3,440m | 11287ft

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 reaches at a beautiful spot of Thyangboche with its famous Buddhist monastery with a magnificent panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande, and the majestic peak of Amadablam. 

  • Accommodation: Good Luck
  • Altitude: 3,867m | 12,684ft

Morning views of Everest and magnificent Ama-Dablam, walk leads downhill for a few hours to the bridge over Imjatse River, after the bridge walk on open country where the tree lines disappear only for a 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 walk on the nice terrain with last climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located in the Imjatse valley with picturesque panorama of snow capped mountains including North Face of Ama-Dablam.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Good Luck
  • Altitude: 4,350m | 14,271ft

Rest day on the trek will assist your fitness and oxygen intake at the higher altitudes to follow. An enjoyable 3-4 hrs sidewalk, 400m climb to NangkartshangGompa, on the ridge north of Dingboche village can be the best choice. This vantage point offers Mt. Makalu (8,463m) the fifth-highest mountain in the world to the east and an awesome view of Mt. AmaDablam and the valley floor. If you have more energy, continue to the Nangkartshang Hill summit (5090m) for additional adventure and thrill. Return from the rarefied air to Dingboche for the night.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Good Luck
  • Altitude: 4,350m | 14,271ft

After pleasant rest at Dingboche, the 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 in mountaineering expeditions to Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and other high mountains. From here a nice pleasant walk brings you to Lobuche for an overnight stop.

  • Accommodation: Mother Earth Home
  • Altitude: 4,931m | 16,177ft
  • Walking Hours: 6 hours

Today heading towards our main destination of this fantastic adventure Everest Base Camp, starting with a gentle uphill walk for a few hours, and then a short steep climb near Gorakshep walking on a glacier, and a moraine to reach Gorakshep with a few lodges, located beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar as walk continues towards east for few hours to Everest Base Camp overlooking Khumbu glacier and Khumbu Ice Fall. After a great time and feeling high beneath the world's highest mountain retrace the journey back to Gorakshep for an overnight halt.

  • Accommodation: Buddha Lodge
  • Altitude: 5,170m | 16,962ft

Early morning hike to the top of Kalapathar at 5,545 meters, the highest point of this adventure as the walk leads up for a few hours offering tremendous views of surrounding snow-capped mountains as far as the horizon including. Mt. Everest at close distance and beneath the towering lofty peak of Pumori. After a great time return to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue to walk to Pheriche via Thugla, from here descend to a flat windy valley, and after a pleasant walk reaching at Pheriche for an overnight stop.

  • Accommodation: Himalayan Hotel
  • Altitude: 4,288m | 14,070ft

Return journey easier on losing altitude every few hours, walking downhill with a 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.

  • Accommodation: Hotel Camp De Base
  • Location: Namche
  • Altitude: 3440m | 11287ft

Morning walk on the best pleasant path most of the way reaching 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.

  • Accommodation: Hotel The Nest
  • Altitude: 2,840m | 9,318ft
Customize My Trip

Cost Details

  • Everest base camp route national permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality entry permit
  • Twin-sharing lodge accommodation during the trek
  • An experienced local trek guide including his daily wages and insurance
  • Friendly Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their daily wages and insurance
  • One assistant trek guide for every +10 people in the group including his daily wages and insurance
  • Trek equipment:  Down jacket, sleeping bag & duffel bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Company service charge
  • Airfare from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Hotel in Kathmandu (we can also help with booking)
  • Your trek daily meals (on average $20-25 a day)
  • Personal trek equipment (you can buy it in Kathmandu at a reasonable price)
  • Nepal visa (can get at arrival)
  • Personal travel-trek insurance above 4,000m
  • All the ground transportation
  • Tips for guide and porter (at the trip end)

Dates & Prices

Departure note

The departure date is guaranteed, you can join with a group trek, according to your holiday if the departure date isn't work! we are more than happy to open a new trip departure date just enquire us. The private trek can organize at any time of the year.

 

Departure DateStatusPriceNote  
24 Feb, 2024 - 04 Mar, 2024AvailableUS$377Confirm
28 Feb, 2024 - 08 Mar, 2024AvailableUS$377Confirm

Useful Information

International Arrival Airport Pickup (Tribhuvan Intl)

Nepal Spirit Adventure's vehicle is on standby for your Kathmandu airport arrival pickup service (24 hours a day). You can order from us for your airport arrival pickup service as per your flight schedule.

Hotel in Kathmandu

There are many different categories of accommodations available in Kathmandu with the best offering prices, you can book the Kathmandu hotel self for your happy hours, as per your request we are also helping you to book the hotel in Kathmandu as per your star category accommodation, just email us while you are booking Everest base camp trek from Lukla service.

Lukla Flight from Kathmandu

There have been several airlines operating flights to Lukla from Kathmandu, during the main trek season they will change their flight routes from Ramechhap to Lukla to Ramechhap due to the air traffic in Kathmandu airport because international and domestic airport bases in the same areas. We can book the Lukla flight ticket at a reasonable price deal with different airlines if you can't get the best price, without any hesitation contact us for the best-cheap flight fare to Lukla from Kathmandu even from Ramechhap airport.

Everest Base Camp Trek Equipment

The trekking equipment is the most important factor before heading to the Mount Everest base camp, normally three important things: A sleeping bag, a down jacket, and a duffel bag will be provided and included in the trip package and that thing must returned after completing the trek. We highly recommend following the trekking equipment for the Everest base camp trek.

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition-weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest or jacket
  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition-weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
  • Sleeping bag rated to zero DC *
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottle (2) or camel bag
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet paper, etc)
  • Ear Plug (who knows some people in the group are snoring)
  • Personal First aid kit
  • Lip Guard
  • Passport copies
  • Pocket knives
  • Flashlight
  • 1 medium-sized quick-drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial hand wash
  • Extras/Luxuries
  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map-Guidebook
  • Journal & Pen
  • Walkman
  • Pencils and small notebooks
  • Travel games i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Lodge-Tea-House Accommodation on Trek 

As per your trip booking with us, twin sharing (room) inclusive along the trekking to Everest base camp, we will provide a clean room in the guest house and hotels, if you want to stay deluxe hotel on the route will be an extra cost, for example, you can find the luxury lodge-hotel at Lukla, Phakding, Namche, and Syangbuche.

Personal Trekking and Travel Insurance

Insurance is one of the most important factors on the route of the Everest base camp, bring with you the right policy insurance above 4,000m which will always help you if it may something happens in your health condition.

Daily Basis Food Expenses

Due to the lack of ground transportation from Kathmandu to the Everest base camp, most of the daily wages things cost is quite expensive compared the city life however, you can make the daily wages cost reasonable by yourself. In my previous recently visited experience: Approximately US$ 22 - US$ 25 per person for 3-time meals per day, if you are eating more than 2-3 items each meal this budget will not be enough.

Testimonials