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Everest base camp trek

Trip Overview

Trip facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Destination: Everest base camp trek
  •    Group size: Min 2 - max 10

Namaste!  & Welcome to Everest Base Camp Trek

 

Accent Himalaya welcomes you all in this world’s most popular trekking destination - Everest Base Camp - a 14 days trek. If you are adventurous, seek to explore something magical and get a new flavor of majestic beauty and decent mountainous life - we urge you to get along this route. You will never regret your expenses for this decision!

Trekking to Everest Base Camp or simply EBC is one of the most exciting and adventure that gives you lifelong memories of the innocent Sherpa life, mountainous flora, and fauna along with the enchanting and pristine scene of the Himalayan mountains. EBC lies in the Sagarmatha National Park which is also listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mount Everest (8848 m) is located in Solukhumbhu district of eastern Nepal which is the highest peak in the world and was first ascended successfully by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953.

 

Highlights of this Trek

 

Many tourists explore Everest Region for various reasons from camping, studying, research, holiday or just sight-seeing the landscape. However, the principal axiom of visiting the Everest Base Camp is to enjoy the beauty of immaculate snowy mountain peaks.

Everest Base Camp trek lets you imprint the breathtaking and stunning views of Mount Everest (8848 meters), Mount Lhotse (8515 meters), Mount Nuptse (7850 meters), Mount Changaste (7551 meters), Pumori (7160 meters), Mount Amadablam (6855 meters) and Mount Lingterin (6678 meters). Next, you will push yourself up to Kala Patthar (black rock) at the elevation of 5550 meters to get the closest view of the Mount Everest. Besides these, observing Sherpa lifestyles, Buddhist Culture, monasteries and chortens (shrines), rare floras and faunas are some more attractions of this region.

Your journey to the Base Camp of Everest begins once you take off to Lukla (2850 meters) from Tribhuvan International Airport via a domestic flight catching the lively and panoramic landscapes of hilly hamlets and mountainous view. On the way to Phakding (2610 meters), you can enjoy many beautiful Sherpa communities and their hospitality along with their typical custom and costume.

The next day - you will continue your journey through the lovely trails to Namche Bazaar (3443 meters)  - a hub of Sherpa community enjoying the beauty of Mount ThamserkuLhotseEverest and other scenic beauties on the way. In Namche, you will have time to hike to and fro to acclimatize in the higher altitude. You can also visit Tengboche monastery at 3875 meters - the largest monastery in the Himalayas from where you can catch the rejuvenating view of splendid Mount Amadablam, several chortens, monasteries, observe warm Sherpa people's hospitality and their culture including the Sherpa museum.

On leaving Tengboche,  the other day - we will head to - Dingboche (4410 meters), Lobuche (4910 meters) and Gorkshep (5150 meters) from where you can see the spectacular mountains very close in front of your eyes. After you reach Gorkshep, you are almost at the Everest Base Camp (5364 m) ! You can now move to Kala Patthar (Black rock) to get the closest views of  Mount Everest and other mountains like PumoriLingterinChangaste and return back.

The Everest region of Nepal is extraordinarily rich in biodiversity. On the way to and fro from Everest Base Camp, you can observe lush green forest of pines, oaks, junipers and rhododendrons forests and many plants. If you happen to visit this region in spring (March to April) - you get the beautiful view of fully bloomed rhododendron forest. Moreover, you can also observe diverse wildlife like musk deer, leopards, jackal, red panda, Himalayan Thar and birds like Impeyan Pheasant (Danphe - the national bird of Nepal) and Himalayan Monal.

In a nutshell, Trekking to the Everest Base Camp will provide you an inexplicable and everlasting experience of the highest mountain in the world which you would never get in your life. This is the best trek for those who want to try new feats in their life. This trekking is the wisest choice to gain lifelong experience.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: Welcome to the Vibrant Kathmandu from where our Nepal Adventure Begins. Altitude: 1350 m, 4428 ft

Day 2: Day 2: Fly to Lukla and hike through colorful villages to Phakding.

Day 3: Day 3: Hike through fields and villages from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Day 4: Day 4: Day hike for our first views of Everest, then return to Namche Bazaar.

Day 5: Day 5: Hike through Kumjung villages from Namche to Tengboche & visit the impressive Tengboche Monastery.

Day 6: Day 6: Hike to Dingboche, the highest permanent Sherpa village in the Khumbu region.

Day 7: Day 7: Hike to remote monastic caves and magnificent views of Mount Makalu.

Day 8: Day 8: Hike to Dingboche to Lobuche.

Day 9: Day 9: Depending on the weather - climb Kala Patthar or hike to the Everest Base Camp.

Day 10: Day 10 : Gorekshep to Kala Patthar and Pheriche.

Day 11: Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar - with views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam.

Day 12: Day 12: Hike to Lukla and enjoy a final night in a comfortable lodge.

Day 13: Day 13: Return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, weather permitting.

Day 14: Day 14 : Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with our expert Tour Guide

Day 15: Days 15 : Our Everest Base Camp trekking adventure ends today in Kathmandu.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to the Vibrant Kathmandu from where our Nepal Adventure Begins. Altitude: 1350 m, 4428 ft

We heartily welcome you to the Himalayan country - Nepal. As soon as you arrive at Kathmandu airport, our representative from the Accent Himalaya team Will be there waiting for you after finishing all your custom formalities and heading to the terminal gate, you can see our staff carrying a signboard of Ganesh Himal Hiking Team and welcome you and drive you to the hotel. If your flight arrives early, we can visit some of the heritage sites of Kathmandu. This Everest base camp trek package firstly begins at the office of Ganesh Himal Hiking Team with the small discussion/meeting about the trip. In the evening, the company will be hosting a welcome dinner in an excellent Nepali restaurant which serves you mouth-watering Nepali cuisine.

 

Meals: Welcome Dinner

 

Accommodation: A 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu.

 

Airport Pick Up in a Private Car.


Day 2: Fly to Lukla and hike through colorful villages to Phakding.

Altitude: 2800 m, 9184 ft (Lukla) & 2652 m, 8698 ft (Phakding) Walking Distance: 8 km (3-4 Hrs) - All distances and time estimates are approximate. Flight time: 35 min

 

On this second day early morning - you’ll board on a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu which will take around 35-40 minutes. On the flight to Lukla, we usually take Himalaya mountain domestic flight and make sure to book a left side seat to capture the picturesque view of the Himalayas including the almighty Everest. Landing at the Lukla airport, here we will meet our representative of Accent Himalaya . After a quick exploration of Lukla village, we will start our trek to Phakding


Day 3: Hike through fields and villages from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Altitude: 3440 m,11283 ft Walking Distance: 10-12 km (5-6 Hrs) - All distances and time estimates are approximate. 

 

Today you will be trekking for approximately 6 hours and trek heading Namche Bazaar and spend our day acclimatizing the altitude. The first view undoubtedly you get is the mighty peak - Everest. We will be crossing the river following steps of our trek guide. We will be all trekking through blue pine forests following the river and if you happen to trek in the spring season, you can observe the beautiful rhododendron flowers blooming.

 

Crossing the Dudh Koshi River through the suspension bridge - we get to perceive several mountains like Kusum, Thamserku, and Kanguru which are above 6000 meters. We will stop for a lunch at Monjo. After that, we will continue our trek and from here, our trails become a bit difficult with a steep ascent towards the trail to Namche Bazaar. After that, we will enter the national park and then cross the river via Jorsale village and continuing trekking alongside the river. Again, we will be crossing the striking suspension bridge and start ascending towards Namche Bazaar. From here, we will be viewing the breathtaking views of stunning peaks - Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Tawache. In Namche, you can take a hot shower in the hotel as in the upper areas, there might not be the facility of a hot shower. 

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.


Day 4: Day hike for our first views of Everest, then return to Namche Bazaar.

 

Altitude: 3440 m, 11283 ft 

 

Today we will be spending another night in Namche itself for the proper acclimatization. For that - we will be hiking to the high altitude visiting and exploring some sites as well as viewing the mind-blowing mountain sceneries. It is necessary to adapt the altitude properly. There is an option that you can also hike above Bhote Koshi river valley to Thami or you can even walk to the headquarter of the national park to capture the best sunrise and sunset views including with Everest and Khumbu peaks. The headquarters of National park showcases the culture of Sherpas and the varied floras and faunas of this region. In Namche Bazaar, the local people sell locally made products like dried goat meat and many more.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.


Day 5: Hike through Kumjung villages from Namche to Tengboche & visit the impressive Tengboche Monastery.

Altitude: 3870 m, 12684 ft Walking Distance: 10 km (6 Hrs) - All distances and time estimates are approximate. 

 

Today we will be trekking towards Thyanboche, and on the trail - you will be observing varied birds - Danphe (Pheasant – Nepal’s national bird) and others. Even you get to spot Himalayan Thar - which is similar to Goat. Heading on the trail towards monasteries, we will first relish the views of Everest & several other snowcapped peaks. Continuing trekking to Thyangboche monastery, and reaching the monastery - we will explore this monastery which revels tradition and religion of Buddhism. Even from the monastery - we will get the splendid views of the mountains such as Ama Dablam, Kantenga and of course the Everest. Today we will be trekking approximately 5 hours. We will be spending our night in Thyanboche.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea House/ Trekking Lodge.


Day 6: Hike to Dingboche, the highest permanent Sherpa village in the Khumbu region.

Altitude: 4400 m, 14435 ft Walking Distance: 11 km (6 Hrs) - All distances and time estimates are approximate. 

 

Today we will be trekking to Dingboche as the views of Everest is getting closer but we should be aware of the altitude as we are heading to the high altitude. We will be ascending over the tree line and slowly ascend to the Pangboche village and here we will stop for lunch as well as view several snowcapped peaks.

 

After lunch, we will continue our trek following the Imja River passing several tea houses and cross the Imja River and glaciers. Within a while, we will reach - Dingboche village with beautiful fields surrounded by the stone walls. The stone wall is surrounded for the protection of the crops, barley, and potatoes from cold winds. Also from here, we can get the amazing views of Everest at the back of Nuptse and Lhotse ridge. If the sky is clearer - we will get a spectacular view of sunset revealing on the peaks.

 

 

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking Lodge.


Day 7: Hike to remote monastic caves and magnificent views of Mount Makalu.

Altitude: 4400 m, 14435 ft 

 

Today we will spend our night in Dingboche for the proper acclimatization. There are plenty of trails that we will be hiking for acclimatization such as a hike to the Ama Dablam base camp, Chukung or Nagarjun hills. The hike to the Ama Dablam peak leads to Everest base camp and on the trail - one gets the splendid view of snowcapped peaks whereas from the Nagarjuna hills (5100 m) one gets the striking view of Island Peak, Makalu, and the Ama Dablam. Hike to Chukhung at 4750 meters will be the short hike, nonetheless, one get the mind-blowing views of several snow-capped peaks.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking Lodge.


Day 8: Hike to Dingboche to Lobuche.

Altitude: 4900 m, 16076 ft Walking Distance: 11-12 km (6-7 hours) - All distances and time estimates are approximate.

 

Today you will be heading to Lobuche and on the way - you will come across the expedition group to summit the peak. We will then climb a small ridge above the Pheriche. The view of Tawache and Cholatse peak from the top of this stupa is very impressive to view. We will continue our trek & our trails become relatively easy walking in the flat land on wide fields. Please be advised that you should always drink plenty of water and stay hydrated to avoid the altitude sickness during your trek.

 

After that, we will be crossing the Kumbu River and stop at Dughla for lunch. After lunch, we will continue and ascend through the rocky trails. After that, we will pass through stacks of stones constructed in the memories of the Sherpa climbers who died on the way summiting the Mount Everest. From here, one gets the amazing view of Mount Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse and many other snowcapped peaks.  We will then follow the river and head to the Lobuche Lodge.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.


Day 9: Depending on the weather - climb Kala Patthar or hike to the Everest Base Camp.

Altitude: 5180 m, 16994 ft (Gorekshep) & 5364 m, 17598 ft (EBC) Distance of walking: 15km (6-8 hours) - All distances and time estimates are approximate.

 

Today we will be trekking towards the Everest Base Camp. Firstly, we will be trekking to Gorakshep beginning form Lobuche following the wide valley which runs parallel to Khumbu glacier. After that, we will ascend slowly and gradually trek while trekking to the higher altitudes. When you reach moraine of Changnup glacier and from here, we will ascend and descend down via rocky trails which leads to Gorakshep. We will then continue our trek to Everest Base Camp and from here - one cannot get the views of Everest but you will be viewing stunning glaciers, caves, and lakes.

 

Note: While trekking to the Everest Base Camp arena, we do not visit the climbing camp out of the respect of climber's health and privacy.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking Lodge.


Day 10 : Gorekshep to Kala Patthar and Pheriche.

Altitude: 5545 m, 18192 ft (Kala Patthar) & 4320 m, 14173 ft (Pheriche) Walking distance: 12-13 km (5-6 Hrs) - All distances and time estimates are approximate.

 

Today we wake up early in the morning and trek towards Kala Patthar and enjoy the illumination sunrise view with close views of Everest and several snow-capped peaks. For this beautiful view, we will be trekking for a while and ascend through the steep path. The trail is a bit challenging but the view you get from this hill- KalaPathar will outshine your mind. The views you’ll get from here is of Mount Ama Dablam, Changtse, Kangtenga, Tewache and Everest plus the Khumbu icefall. We will then descend down to Gorakshep and then cross the Khumbu river, and after a short ascend to high hills – we get to capture the mind-blowing views of Ama Dablam, Imja valley, and Kantenga. After that, we will descend to Orsho to spend our night.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking Lodge.

 

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar - with views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam.

Altitude: 3440 m, 11284 ft Distance of walking: 13-15 km (7-8 Hrs) - All distances and time estimates are approximate.

 

We will then crossing the Imja River and a suspension bridge to enjoy the amazing views of Ama Dablam, Imja valley, and Kangtega. We will retrace back to Thyangboche and then will descend steeply via lush juniper, rhododendron and fir forests. After that, we will be crossing the Dudh Koshi river and climb towards Trashinga. We will then continue our trek to Shanasa and reach Namche Bazaar. We will be spending our night in Namche Bazaar lodge.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking Lodge.


Day 12: Hike to Lukla and enjoy a final night in a comfortable lodge.

Altitude: 2800 m, 9184 ft Walking Distance: 16 km (6-7 Hrs) - All distances and time estimates are approximate.

 

Today is the last day of your trekking and we will trek approximately for 5 hours. We will be descending down steeply and then cross the Dudh Koshi River following the trail via Jorsale and retrace back to Monjo. We will be trekking through rhododendron and pine forest with the views of Kusum Kangaru. After trekking for a while, we will reach Lukla and thereafter can enjoy a hot shower in the hotel.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

 

Accommodation: Tea House or Trekking lodge.


Day 13: Return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, weather permitting.

Altitude: 1350 m, 4428 ft Flight time: 35 min

 

Today we take a flight to Kathmandu which will take approximately 35-40 minutes. Reaching there, our representative will receive you and later drop you at the hotel. Next, you can stroll around Thamel area and visit souvenir shops in the afternoon. Finally, in evening - Accent Himalaya Team will be hosting a dinner for you.

 

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.

 

Accommodation: A 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu.


Day 14 : Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with our expert Tour Guide

Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar square , patan Durbar square and bauddha stupa .


Days 15 : Our Everest Base Camp trekking adventure ends today in Kathmandu.

Altitude: 1350 m, 4428 ft

 

Today your journey comes to an end and if you would like to extend some days sightseeing some other places, we can surely arrange that for you. Our representative will drop you at the airport three hours prior to your flight schedule.

 

Meals: Breakfast.

 

 

Airport Drop-Off in a Private Car


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