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Everest Base Camp Trek – 10 Days

Trip Overview

Focusing to trek Everest base camp on quick time and sweet cost, 10 days Everest base camp trekkers package is available. Dingboche and Tengboche famous trekking destination, for ancient monuments and praying flags with wealthy culture and tradition, is fully included in this short Everest trekking package.

Hundred thousands of trekkers follow Everest base camp (5,364 m) each year, pinpointed at the lap of world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest (8,848 m). Getting closer to Kala Patthar (5,545 m), fantastic glacial walk at the foot of Khumbu icefall to the Everest base camp is really worth seeing. Large Sherpa settlement, exclusive culture and traditions, pleasing pine and rhododendron forests, wooden bridge, Ancient monuments, unique praying flags, zigzag trails and snow-capped mountains are the best offer of this trekking destination. Viewing world’s tallest Mount Everest is another wild experience from large Sherpa settlement (Namche Bazaar). Spring is great for trekking Everest base camp to meet other mountain trails, glaciers, and pleasing landscape sceneries.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly Lukla (2,840 m/ 9,372 ft) and Phakding (2,610 m/ 8,613 ft)

On the first starting day, we fly towards Lukla Airport, which is spotted on the list of the most extreme adventurous airport in the world, spitting Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Hence landing on Lukla, we develop short 3 to 4 hours trek, walking down almost 500 m towards Dudh Koshi River and move on passing through several mini walls and Monuments, murmuring Buddhist prayer to reach Phakding. Being the first day, we only extend short trek as starting the warm-up day from Lukla to Phakding.

Day 2: Phakding (2,610 m/ 8,613 ft) to Namche (3440 m/ 11,283 ft)

We will have breakfast in Phakding before gearing up for (10 to 12 km) long trek to Namche Bazaar. We develop our trek over Dudh Koshi River through long suspension bridge and pleasing pine forest to Monjo. Soon thereafter, we officially enter to Sagarmatha National Park for brief permit check, pursuing a trial along tough climb up to the hill rewards Namche Bazaar (the resting place). 

Day 3: Namche (3,440 m/ 11,283 ft) to Tengboche (3,867 m/ 12,684 ft)

On the third day after having delightful breakfast, we extend our (5 to 6 hours) trek to reach Tengboche which is considered as one of the most beautiful spots in Everest region. Triggering our trek through valley above Dudh Koshi River offers breathtaking views of many giant Himalayas, Pleasing forests, several villages and numerous tea shops along passing through many zigzag trails, you reach to Tengboche. Moment of exploring Tengboche Monastery (Khumbu largest Monastery) at Tengboche is incredible. 

Day 4: Tengboche (3,867 m/ 12,684 ft) to Dingboche (4,358m / 14, 295 ft)

On the fourth day, our (5 to 6 hours) trek starts walking through charming and lush rhododendron forest, crossing Imja Khola River to Pangboche valley (3,860 m/ 12,664 ft). Enjoy an opportunity to visit ancient Pangboche monastery and small Sherpa villages passing through fascinating mini walls. Unique and different level of difficult experience of afternoon hike leaving Pangboche through the dry landscape deserted mountain, we step Dingboche. 

Day 5: Dingboche (4,358 m/ 14, 295 ft) to Lobuche (4,928 m/ 16,164 ft)

After satisfying breakfast, we develop nearly 5 hours challenging trek on high hills over Khumbu Khola valley passing memorial stupas, Chola Lake, wooden bridges, stony Mount Pumori (7,138 m/ 23,418 ft) view through the curvy trail to ascend Dungla. After there, we pass mortal Khumbu glacier of Mount Everest exploring many giant and tall mountains to reach Lobuche. Finally, after reaching Lobuche three miles above sea level, we prepare for a chilly cold night. 

Day 6: Lobuche( 4,928 m/ 16,114 ft) to Everest Base Camp ( 5,364 m/ 17,575 ft) and return to Gokarshep ( 5,160 m/ 16,929 ft)

We begin our sixth-day trek leaving Lobuche aiming Everest base camp. Developing morning walk we reach Gokarshep to have a lunch and continue to climb up targeting Everest base camp. Close and giant increasing face of Mount Everest is focusing part of the day. On trekking way, just a small ascend offers you a really breathtaking sight of 360° view on high mountain kingdom. Walking through high elevation of Everest finally, we step Everest base camp after sightseeing and captures we will be back to Gokarshep for an overnight stay. 

Day 7: Gokarshep (5,160 m/ 16,929 ft) to Kalapathar (5,550 m/ 18,204 ft) and Pheriche (4358m/ 14,295 ft)

Day seven is separated by day to hike towards Kalapathar (Black rock). Leaving Gokarshep we hike upward for a couple of hours to step on the viewpoint of Kalapathar. Spectacular and surprising view of Kalapathar and other stunning views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori and many more high mountains are the offers of day seven. After having a wonderful time throughout high giant mountains, we head back towards Pheriche for a nighttime stop.

Day 8: Pheriche (4358m/ 14,295 ft) to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/ 11,283 ft)

After leaving Pheriche towards Pangboche is totally downhill, following and continuing the same route (7 to 8 hours) that we passed before we reach to Namche Bazaar by late afternoon. This night we enjoy Sherpa’s traditional and cultural nights with their dishes at a restaurant.

Day 9: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/ 11,283 ft) to Lukla (2,840 m/ 9,372 ft)

On a ninth day, quitting Namche we start (7 to 8 hours trek) to step Lukla following back the same way that we had developed before passing through many bridges, charming forests, small villages, praying stones and flattering praying flags. We also consider and follow some formalities on National park check post as before. After stepping Lukla, it brings last tea house and a party night with your trekking crew along this will be your last night on the mountain.

Day 10: Lukla (2,840 m/ 9,372 ft) to Kathmandu (1,300 m 4,264 ft)

Last day of trekking is for a scenic flight leaving Lukla to Kathmandu over snow-capped mountains. Usually, flights are on morning schedule but you will hold sufficient time to have fine breakfast in Lukla. Our private vehicle will be following your arrival time to pick you up and shift to a fine hotel. Tonight we host a farewell dinner in one of the finest restaurant in Kathmandu.

Equipment List

  • Warm Clothes, windproof jackets, thermal wear, warm socks, scarf and woolen cap.
  • Proper hiking boots, running comfortable shoes and a pair of flip-flops.
  • T-shirts and hiking shorts
  • Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
  • Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries.
  • A small light weight and quick drying towel.
  • Water bottle and water purification tables
  • Water purification tables or a water filter
  • Sleeping bag and silk liner
  • Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)

Available departure dates

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Useful Info

Maximum Size

Generally, there will be no more than 12 trekkers in a group. However, if you want large number of trekkers in a group, then we also can arrange that too. Considering the good services, we have realized that 12 number of trekkers in a group is optimum for a successful trekking in Himalaya.

Porter and Guide Services

In a group, there will be an experienced guide who has good knowledge about the Himalaya. S/he will care about your enjoyment and safety. However, travel insurance is most valuable things while you are doing trekking in Himalaya. And one porter is available to carry 20 kg bag/luggage in the Himalaya. For additional luggage, you will be charged additional.

Accommodations

We will manage accommodation in Hotel only in Kathmandu. There will be tea houses/lodges accommodation during trek. Hotel in Kathmandu has good facilities such as attached washrooms, television etc. However, these facilities are not available in higher elevation. In higher elevation, there may not be single room available. So we have to stay in shared room.

Meals

3 times meal per day is provided during trek but only breakfast is provided in Kathmandu. We will have breakfast and dinner in lodges or tea houses and lunch on the way of trekking.

Transportation

Pick up and drop off service from and to Tribhuvan International Airport is available. A domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is included in this trip. Besides that, Taxi service is available while you are doing sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley before Lukla flight.

Best Season to Travel

March to May (Spring) and September to November (Autumn) are the best seasons to make trip in Everest Base Camp because the climate of the Himalaya in these days becomes more clean which guarantees the incredible panoramic mountain views. However, trekking in Everest Base Camp Trek can be undertaken in the winter season too.

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Duration 10 Days
Transportation Flight/Private vehicle or tourist bus
Group Size 2+
Difficulty Moderate
Max Elevation 5,550 m
Accomodation Hotels/Mountain Lodges
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