15 Days Private & Custom Tour - Magnificent Everest Base Camp Trek - Kathmandu

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  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Departure Time :
    6:30 am All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider .. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Kathmandu
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    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

The Everest Base Camp trek, a very well known mountain trek, starts from Lukla (2804m) and follows the Dudh Kosi valley which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche, a bustling bazar thats a junction for trekkers, the local Sherpa and expedition groups.All along this part of the trail, villages are interspersed with magnificent forests of rhododendron, magnolia and giant firs. In both the early autumn and late spring, the flowers on this portion of the trek make it the kind of walk you will remember for a long, long time.

Know More about this tour

Mount Everest Base Camp trek is the most popular destination for trekkers in Nepal. Its popularity has grown since the first expeditions to the Nepalese side of Everest in the 1950s. First you will take a 30 minute morning flight from Kathmandu and you will land at Lukla airport; then your trek starts to Khumbu Region.
The trek follows the Dudh Kosi valley route with an ascent up to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazar. From Namche, you traverse along a high path from where you have the first good view of Everest. You head towards Thyangboche Monastery located on top of a mountain ridge and then descend the Imja Khola and continue to the villages of Pangboche and Pheriche. After that you arrive at the Khumbu Glacier. The trek through the glacier takes you first to Lobuche and then to Ghorak Shep, where you finally reach your destination - Everest Base Camp at the foot of the Khumbu ice falls.

During the trek you will be provided an English speaking guide, 1 shared porter for 2 persons to carry your backpack. Domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and return will be included in the trek package. All meals and accommodation are included in lodges during the trek. Trek permits such as TIMS and Sagarmatha National Park permits, pre trek and post-trek accommodation in Kathmandu at  Kathmandu Suite Home or similar category of hotel  along with airport pick up / drop off are included.

Outlined Itinerary:

Day 01 : Flight Kathmandu to Lukla (2804 meters) and trek to Phakding (2610 meters)

Day 02 : Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar (3535 meters)

Day 03 : Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar

Day 04 : Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3850 meters)

Day 05 : Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410 meters)

Day 06 : 2nd Acclimatization day

Day 07 : Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4950 meters)

Day 08 : Trek from Labuje to Everest Base camp (5400 meters) and return trek to Ghorakshep (5160m)

Day 09: Hiking from Ghorakshep to Kalapathar (5545 meters), then trek to Pheriche (4280m meters)

Day 10 : Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazar

Day 11 : Trek from Namche to Lukla

Day 12 : Return to Kathmandu

Day 13 - 15 : Spare days in Kathmandu (optional)

Inclusions

  • 11 nights twin sharing accommodation as per itinerary (locally owned guest houses on the trek)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional trek guide
  • Strong porter (1 shared porter for 2 persons)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

  • Domestic flight (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu: US$ 350 per person; payable on arrival)
  • Trek permits (US$ 55 per person, payable on arrival)
  • Food and drinks
  • Trekking equipment including sleeping bag
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Nepal visa
  • Travel insurance
  • International flight

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for pregnant women

Not wheelchair accessible

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants