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Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip code HNN-EBC
Package name Everest Base Camp Trek
Duration 15
Max. elevation 5545 m
Level MODERATE
Transportation Land and Air Transportation as per the Itinerary
Accomodation Hotel and Lodge/Guesthouse  as per the Itinerary.
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu-Lukla- Namche- Everest Base Camp- Lukla- Kathmandu
Cost USD 1,375 per person

Highlights

Overview

Walking to the Everest Base Camp (5364m) and Witnessing the Marvels of Mt. Everest in Nepal !

Everest Base Camp Trek stands as Nepal's most classical and legendary trekking trip in Nepal. This adventure trekking is immensely popular among thrill-seekers who aspire to tread the same paths as those who've ventured to Everest Base Camp, adding their chapter to the annals of adventure history. In Nepal, the Everest Base Camp Trek takes you through the breathtaking landscapes of Sagarmatha National Park, where a rich array of flora and fauna awaits.Trekking to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and Kalapattar (5545m), you'll have the awe-inspiring opportunity to witness and capture the majestic beauty of Everest, Pumori, Nuptse,  Lhotse, Nupse, Makalu, Amadablam and Thamserkhu. Along the trail, the imposing Khumbu glacier, tranquil trekking routes, the murmuring Dudhkoshi River, and iconic mountains like Thamserkhu and Amadablam greet you warmly. Vibrant local towns such as Lukla, Namche, Tengboche, and Dingboche, inhabited by the friendly Sherpa people, invite you to immerse yourself in the unique world of the Khumbu region.

The Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary typically begins from Kathmandu or Manthali airport (Ramechhap), with direct flights to Lukla depending on the trekking season. During low seasons, flights operate directly from Kathmandu to Lukla, but during peak seasons like Autumn (Sep-Nov) and Spring (Mar-May), flights are redirected to Manthali Airport due to congestion and limited capacity at Kathmandu Airport.

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Celebrate this trip to  Everest Base Camp with our highly professional trekking crew who are very friendly and coordinate all round the trip. 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu 1,320 m and transfer to hotel.


On your first arrival at Kathmandu and Nepal International Airport, the Haven Holidays Representative will receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. After being introduced to the staff or the representative, your baggage will be loaded in a car, coach or bus as per group size. A short drive to the centre of Kathmandu city, where your hotel is located. On checking into your lovely rooms, get refreshed from Jet-Lag, then get ready for group briefing where you will meet with other members of the Everest base camp trek.
The guide or group leader brief with related information regarding the trek, culture, accommodation and foods. Includes information about hours of walks and overnight stops and views along the treks.

Day 2 : In Kathmandu, Trek Preparation day.

In Kathmandu preparation for Everest Base Camp Trekking and during the day if you gets free time you can also to go around Kathmandu city tour. Kathmandu is steeped with historical and religious interesting places, including many world heritage sites. 
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, offers a rich tapestry of cultural and historical landmarks, making it an ideal destination for sightseeing. Here are some key highlights:

(In case if the flight operates from Ramechap, Manthali airport, afternoon 4-5 hours’ drive to reach Manthali town to catch a flight to Lukla next early morning)

Day 3 : Fly to Lukla 2, 860m/9,383ft and trek to Phakding 2,645 m/8,678feet - 04 hrs. 


As per flight time for Lukla, transfer to Kathmandu domestic air-terminal as per the time given by our staff. On checking through security then board in a small aircraft of respective local airlines. An enchanting flight of 30-35 minutes overlooking grand views of the Himalayan range of peaks with Mt. Everest( 8848.86m).

After a pleasant flight reaching Lukla’s Tenzing & Hillary Airport with a unique runway. At Lukla with time for refreshment, and then follow our guide on a pleasant easy trail to Phakding village for an overnight halt.

The walk leads down to Choplung village adorned with Buddhist prayer monuments. The trail follows along the Dudh Koshi River with a few short ups and downs to reach Phakding, a nice moderate village. Enjoy the lovely cozy comfort in one of its best lodges with time to explore the village and local culture.

Day 4 : Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m / 11, 286 ft - 06 hrs.


The morning after breakfast, enjoy the pleasant walks on the gradual trail and crossing a long suspension bridge, with a slow climb to Monjo village. From Monjo enter the famous Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha name for Mt. Everest in Nepal, while the Sherpa is called Chomolungma of Tibetan origin language). Entering the park cross another bridge above Dudh Koshi River to Jorsalle village for lunch stop. The afternoon walk follows the river bed amidst a lovely cool forest of rhododendrons, oaks, pines and fir trees. Slowly the walk leads to climb then cross the last bridge to Namche Bazaar, from the bridge undulating winding ups till Namche Bazaar is reached for overnight halt. 

Namche Bazaar the major commercial hub of Khumbu villagers as well as trekkers, is a moderate size town. Where all good houses serve as guest-house, lodges and hotels placed like an amphitheater on  U-shaped. Great views of Kwangde and Tharmasarku peaks, at Namche Bazaar check into a nice lodge for two overnight stays.

Day 5 : At Namche for acclimatization and short scenic hike.


Namche Bazaar a perfect place for rest day, as well as right altitude for acclimatization before heading higher elevation.

Things to do in Namche Bazaar on rest day:

Enjoy the pleasant rest day with short hike to the view-point above Namche Bazaar for best look of Mt. Everest. Includes grand view of Ama Dablam(6,812 metres (22,349 ft), Tharmasarku and Kwangde peaks with aerial view of Namche Bazaar.

From the high view-point visit the nearby national park museum treasures all necessary information of Khumbu region. The history, cultures of Sherpa tribe, flora / fauna, and history of mountaineering around Khumbu and Mt. Everest.

For energetic people can hike up to Everest View Hotel about 2 hours walks with steep climb. Provides excellent views of Mt. Everest in the comfort of luxury Everest View Hotel at 3,880 m high.

Afternoon browse around the streets of Namche Bazaar lined with shops, stores, banks, includes fancy restaurants and café.

Day 6 : Trek to Tengboche Monastery 3,860m/12,644ft - 05 hrs.


Adventure continues from Namche Bazaar, after an enjoyable rest day, the first part of the walk is gradual. From Namche Bazaar after a short steep climb, the trail leads with scenic views of Everest and an array of peaks. 

After a few hours of a good walk, downhill to Imjatse River a favorite lunch spot at Phungi Tenga. The afternoon climb starts through dense beautiful woods of tall rhododendrons, pines and fir trees, and after a few hours reaching Tengboche. 

Tengboche is one of the most exciting picturesque and photogenic spots en route to Everest base camp with the majestic colourful monastery. Enjoy the sweeping panorama of Everest, Ama Dablam  6,812 metres (22,349 ft), with a series of snow-capped peaks, located amidst beautiful forest surrounding. At Tengboche, several simple good lodges serve nice foods or enjoy a short walk further down to Deboche for an overnight halt. Staying in Tengboche or a little further downhill, but having time to visit the monastery interior of great cultural and religious interest. 

Day 7 : Trek to Dingboche 4,410 m / 14,468feet -05 hrs.


Staying overnight in Tengboche or at Deboche facing grand views of Mt. Everest and Ama Dablam. Morning walk heads down to cross a strong metal bridge, on leaving the tall trees behind for mountain wilderness. Crossing the Imjatse River a slow climb to Pangboche, the last permanent village en-route Everest base camp.

From Pangboche onwards with temporary settlements at Dingboche, Pheriche, Lobuche and Gorakshep. Walk heads higher with great close views of the majestic
peak of Ama Dablam. Slowly the walk heads to a small stream and then an hour climb to enter Imjatse valley. Where the lovely settlement of Dingboche is located beneath the towering North Face of Ama Dablam facing views of the famous Island Peak.

Dingboche houses many nice lodges and restaurants within scenic Imjatse Valley from here onwards within the foothills of giant Himalayan peaks.

Day 8 : At Dingboche rest day for acclimatization and Hike to Nagarjuna Peak(5080 M),5 hours.


A great scenic spot Dingboche for another pleasant rest, enjoy the morning hike on top of Nakarjung hill. Offers a grand panorama of snow-capped peaks that surround the beautiful Imjatse Valley. From the top ridge of Nakarjung facing views of Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and Island Peak with Mt. Makal. Trekkers usually spend an extra day in Dingboche to allow their bodies to adjust to the higher altitude. This rest day is essential for proper acclimatization. Short hikes to higher elevations, such as Nagarjun Hill (around 5,100 meters) are common. These hikes follow the principle of "climb high, sleep low," aiding in acclimatization. Staying well-hydrated and maintaining a balanced diet is vital. Consuming carbohydrates can help improve altitude adaptation

Rest of the afternoon relax and enjoy a short stroll around Dingboche amidst beautiful scenery.

Day 9 : Trek to Lobuche 4,940 m 16,207ft- 05 hrs.


Adventure slowly leads us closer towards our main destination to Everest base camp, a morning climb to a high ridge. From the scenic ridge adorned with prayer monuments, a pleasant walk on a gradual up to Thugla. A small settlement with few huts serves as tea houses and restaurants, a possible lunch stop before the trek up to Lobuche. Thugla where the trail from Pheriche and Dingboche joins towards Lobuche and Everest base camp. From here a steep climb of less than an hour to Thugla Ridge, as the trail follows on gently up to Lobuche for an overnight stop. Lobuche is a small settlement with several fine good lodges with grand views of Lobuche and Nuptse peaks. 



Day 10 : Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,3647m/17,598ft and back to Gorakshep 5,190m/17,027ft - 07 hrs.


Our main and final day of the adventure, as well as the longest high-altitude trek, to complete our major goal. Start the early morning with a slow walk for an hour and then climb over the rocky moraine above the Khumbu glacier. Then down to a flat sandy glacial field at Gorakshep, the last settlement before Everest base camp.

Gorakshep is located beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar's rocky scenic hilltop, as well en route to Everest base camp. From Gorakshep few hours of good walk reach you at Everest base camp, after walking through a glaciated path.

At Everest base camp enjoy the dramatic arctic zone of icy landscapes with massif Khumbu Ice-Fall and glacier. An exciting place to experience standing on the foot of Mt. Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse. During mountaineering expeditions, the base camp is flooded with various nationalities tented camps and commotion.

After achieving the goal of a lifetime, return walk to Gorakshep for the last overnight on the highest spot of the Everest region.

Day 11 : Climb Kalapathar 5,545m/18,192ft trek to Periche 4,200 m/13,779ft-08 hrs. 


Rise up early morning for stunning sunrise views and clear views of surrounding towering snow-capped peaks. Start the climb towards Kalapathar rocky hill top, a strenuous haul for a few hours, once on top. Enjoy the glorious sunrise with the closest views of Mt. Everest with adjoining giant peaks, after a refreshing morning climb. its stunning views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. Kalapatthar is a popular destination for trekkers on the Everest Base Camp (EBC) trail.

Descend to Gorakshep for breakfast, and then on the road downhill to Thukla and then to Pheriche Valley for overnight stay.

Day 12 : Trek to Namche Bazaar- 3,440m/11,286ft via Tengboche - 07 hrs.


Enjoy the morning views of Ama Dablam, after breakfast head down to Tengboche.

Having a refreshing stop along with the surrounding grand panorama of peaks and serene Sagarmatha National Park at Tengboche, you will descend down to the river, Phungi Tenga, and ascend up to the trail which takes you to Namche Bazaar.

Reaching the junction of Namche Bazaar, Khumjung and the trail to Gokyo, from here onwards an easy pleasant walk to Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar has a more options menu as well. lots of souvenir shops, you have good memories of Neal

Stay overnight at Namche Bazaar exploring the local market and the surrounding.

Day 13 : Trek to Lukla2840m/9,318ft and transfer to a lodge-06 hrs.


From Namche, 6 hours walk to Lukla, morning walk starts crossing over bridges to reach Phakding. You get Monjo before you get to Phakding and walk out of Sagarmatha National Park. This initial section of the will follow the Dudh Koshi River. After Phakding on pleasant gradual path with last climb for an hour or more to reach Lukla. On arrival at Lukla transfer to a nice lodge for last overnight stop around the high Khumbu and Everest region.

Day 14 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu(1,320) with afternoon free at leisure.


Waking early for quick breakfast at Lukla, then walk to Tenzing & Hillary airport, as the plane arrives from Kathmandu. After checking in then get abroad in a small aircraft for smooth scenic flight back to Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu airport transfer to a vehicle for short exciting drive to your hotels.

Rest of the afternoon at leisure for individual activities or just relax and recall the wonderful moments of the Everest base camp trek.

(If the plane lands at Ramechap-Manthali airport, our staff transfer you to a vehicle for 4-5 hours interesting drive to Kathmandu).

Attend a beautiful Farewell Dinner with your guide and Haven Holidays Team member in the evening.

Day 15 : International departure for homeward bound.


Last day in Nepal and at Kathmandu, as time for your respective airline's flight departures. Ensure all travel documents (passport, visa, tickets) are ready. Check-in online if possible to save time—pack essentials in carry-on (medications, electronics, documents). Please collect and properly pack all your personal belongings. Airport reporting time at least 2-3 hours before departure for international flights. 

Our guide and staff transfer you to the airport, then bid farewell to Nepal till you return for another exciting adventure.


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