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Hike to Everest Base Camp

$ 1299 / 15 days


Duration:15 days

Grade:Moderate to Hard

Max elevation: 5545 m

Activities:  Hiking 

Accommodation:  Hotel / Lodge

Transport: Flight Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu

Best Time: Oct -Dec & March-May

Group size: 2 to 10

  • Overview
  • Long Itinerary
  • Cost Info
Hike to Everest Base camp trek is one of the most popular trek in the Himalayan and Everest region of Nepal. The quest for Everest  hiking (trekking) started after  Edmund Hillary and Tenjing Norgay Sherpa climbed to the submit of Mt. Everest (8848m) in 1953. After that many people from all around the world come to visit Everest region in daily basis by using different Everest Trekking Packages available in Nepal.  Among the trekking packages hike to EBC is also one of the packages. It provide life time opportunities to explore the panoramic beauty of Everest region, cultures and traditions of local people and many more things which will make the hike unforgettable and  adventurous as you decided.
During the hike to the base camp of the tallest summit of the world one can get the view of other mountains like Mt. Lothse (8501m) , Mt Pumori (7165m) Mt. Amadablam (6814m) which cherish the trek and make it enjoyable. Life Himalaya guarantees you the best opportunities to enjoy the hike as expected. We will provide you the best facilities like hiking guide, potter, accommodation and meal during the Hike to Everest Base Camp. Life Himalaya can give you the best possible facilities available in Everest base camp hike.
After your arrival at Kathmandu you will stay at a 3 star hotel and visit the beauties of Kathmandu ”The city of Temples” , you can see Pashupatinath” monkey Temple”, Syambhunath, Bauddhanath, Changunarayan, Kathmandu Durbar Square and many more sites having different importance  during the sight seeing  , you will fly (30 minutes flight) to Lukla ’gateway of Everest region’ then to Namche bazzar ‘the Sherpa capital’ and head towards the highlands between the rhododendron forest and oaks tree ,which will lead towards the Everest Base Camp and to Kalapathar. Enjoying the views of the numerous beautiful snow-capped mountains we continue our decent back to Lukla  and then Kathmandu through flight.

Hike to Everest Base Camp guide:  Life Himalaya will provide you the multi-talented local hiking guide who has fluent English speaking abilities and some other languages, who can give correct and important knowledge to the trekkers about a specific thing or place. The hiking guide to Everest base camp  send by Life Himalaya would be experienced and would have visited Everest base camp several times who is also a government license  holder .The hiking guide would  also have proper training of first aid and unusual situation which might arise sometimes.

 Everest Base Camp hiking porters:  Life Himalaya will provide you the friendly, strong, local porter who can speak a little bit English and who are highly experienced and have visited Everest Base camp in many occasions. The porters would be well-trained about the things that they have to perform.

Everest base camp hike Accommodations:  Life Himalaya will provide you 3 star hotels with twin-share room accommodation in Kathmandu and a lodge with twin-share accommodation will be provided to you during the hike. It is also possible to have a separate room but extra money should be paid for that.  

Meal during the Hike to Everest base camp:  Life Himalaya will provide you the only breakfast during your stay at Kathmandu and all breakfast, lunch and Dinner during the hike. You can have local foods like rice, lentil soup, vegetables, momos, pizza, etc  which will be available during the hike.

 Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival  day 1360m.

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley (world heritage sites). B.D
Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla 2810m. B.L.D

Day 04: Hike from Phakding to Namche Bazar 3440m. B.L.D

Day 05: Rest and Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar. B.L.D

Day 06: Hike from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3870m. B.L.D

Day 07: Hike from Tengboche to Dingboche 4360m. B.L.D

Day 08: Today we have acclimatization day at Dingboche 4360m. B.L.D

Day 09: Hike from Dingboche to Lobuche 4940m, B.L.D

Day 10: Early morning hike from Lobuche to Gorak Shep 5170m & trek to Everest Base camp 5363 m. B.L.D

Day 11: Today we hike from Gorak Shep, Kala Patthar 5545m to Pheriche 4280m. B.L.D

Day 12: Hike from Pheriche to Kyangjuma 3570m. B.L.D

Day 13: Hike from Kyangjuma to Lukla 2810 m. B.L.D

Day 14: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. B

Day 15: Final Departure.B.   

       B: Breakfast  L: Lunch D: Diner

 Long Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu Airport transfer to your hotel.

At Kathmandu Tribhuvan Intern ational Airport on fresh arrival where you will be warmly received by Life Himalaya Trekking staff and then with transfer to your hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city, after refreshment we will brief you on , includes other information related to this trip. 

Over night at Kathmandu.

Day 2:  Full Day sightseeing Around Kathmandu valley.

Full day sightseeing and world heritage sites tour around Kathmandu valley. We let you explore the most touristic site Durbar Square, Holy shrine of Lord Shiva Pashupatinath, Symbol of Buddhism Syambhu nath. Rest overnight

Overnight at Kathmandu. Breakfast and Dinner only included.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs.

Mornings, a short scenic flight to Lukla with views of mountain range, on reaching Lukla and with short refreshment break, starting the first day walk towards Phakding village for overnight stop through farm villages, a moderate walk with few short ups overlooking beautiful scenery along the route to Phakding located by DudhKosiRiver.

Overnight at Phakding. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 05 hrs.

After a nice morning, walk continues crossing bridges over DudhKosi River passing several interesting villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo arriving at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate, from here on the river bed for few hours and after the last bridge a steep uphill to Namche Bazaar, at Namche with facilities of good restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.

Overnight at Namche Bazzar. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.

An ideal and perfect place for rest with acclimatization day, before heading high

Overnight at Namche Bazzar.Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m - 05hrs.

From Namche on gradual scenic path with downhill to Imjatse river at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, and thenuphill through rhododendron, pines, firs tree forest with viewsof snowcapped peaks.
On reaching Thyangboche visit famous Buddhist monastery with magnificent panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga,Thamasarku, Kwande and majestic Amadablam.

Overnight at Thyangboche.Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m - 05hrs.

Morning downhill walk for few hours over Imjatse River, after the bridge walk on an open country where tree lines fades for few short juniper and dwarf rhododendron bushes, uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters. Last permanent village before Dingboche and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somara for lunch and continue walk with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located in Imjatse valley with panorama of mountains.

Overnight at Dingboche. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion.

Another rest day for proper acclimatization, a short hike to Nakarjung hills for best views of Mt. Makalu and other adjoining.

Overnight at Dingboche. Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m - 05 hrs.

After a great rest at Dingboche morning walk with steep climb for an hour commanding excellent views, and then on gentle trail to Thugla for lunch where Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river, here trail from Pheriche joins after a break a steep climb for an hour to Thulga pass, with stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse and other high mountains. From here a nice pleasant walk brings to Lobuche for overnight stop.

Overnight at Lobuche. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 10: Trek to GorakShep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep - 06 hrs.

Today reach the highlight of this adventure at Everest Base Camp, walk for few hours with short steep climb in between over glacier and moraine, reaching Gorakshep, beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar.
Walk continues towards Everest Base Camp, at base camp enjoy the view of Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, after a lifetime experience return back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.

Overnight at Gorakshep. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 11: Hike to Kalapathar5,545 m trek to Pheriche 4,240m - 05 hrs.

Early morning hike on top Kalapathar at 5,545 meters, highest point of this adventure, offering incredible views of mountains including Mt. Everest at close distance, after a great moment return to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue walk to Thugla, and then downhill to Pheriche windy valley after a nice pleasant walk reaching at Pheriche for overnight stop.

Overnight at Periche. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Kyangjuma 3570m. 05 hours

Return journey much easier on losing heights every few hours, walking downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then to the bridge with two 2 hours climb to Thyangboche for overnight stop.

Overnight at Kyanjuma. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 13: Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs.

Morning walk to Phakding from here a pleasant walk back to Lukla with last climb, on reaching Lukla celebrate last night dinner with fellow trekkers and staff.

Overnight at Lukla. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu 

From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels.

Overnight at kathmandu. Breakfast only included.

Day 15: International departure homeward bound.
Last day in amazing Nepal and its massive Himalaya, after a memorable and fantastic adventure and experience khumbu valley and Kathmandu world heritage, Life Himalaya staff transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your flight back home or to next respective countries.

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