Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the UNESCO designated Himalayan National Park, Sagarmatha National park
  • Enjoy the traditional culture, lifestyle, and architecture of the Sherpa people
  • Relish mesmerizing views of the Himalayas in the Everest region
  • Visit some of the oldest and biggest shrines and monasteries in the region including Tengboche Monastery

Trip Overview

16-Day Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best hiking routes in the world’s high peak. The tallest mountain in the world while enjoying the pristine Himalayan panorama, indigenous Sherpa culture, and arrays of natural wonders. We offer one of the most fulfilling adventures in Nepal. Suitable for all kinds of trekkers, this Trek takes you through the Sagarmatha National Park and allows you to relish the majestic sights of the Himalayas in the region including Mt. Everest (8848m)

The 16-Days Everest Base Camp trek begins upon your arrival in Kathmandu. The second day will follow a sightseeing tour of the historical Kathmandu Day Tour and some of its scenic tourist destinations including a few of the popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Kathmandu Durbar Square and Boudhanath among others. You’ll fly to Lukla, the gateway to Everest, and commence the trek.

The trail gradually advances along the Khumbu valley through some of the most popular Sherpa villages. En route, namely handing, Monjo, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Gorakshep towards Everest Base Camp. You’ll enter Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo and walk along with the pristine Himalayan wildlife and vegetation. The ample rest during the ascent will offer enough acclimatization en route.

You’ll also get to witness the largest Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar, and the highest Buddhist monastery of Tengboche.  You’ll make a short hike to Kala Patthar to enjoy the up-close sight of numerous peaks in the region including Mt. Everest (8848m). Throughout the trail, you’ll gift with the majestic panorama of some of the greatest mountains on Earth.  Namely: Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), Nuptse (7861m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Makalu (8463m), and AmaDablam (6856m). Everest Base Camp Trek is accessible throughout the year; however, it’s generally undertaken during the spring (Mar-Jun) and autumn (Sep-Nov) seasons mainly because of the excellent weather, visibility, and timely flight.

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Outline Itinerary

01: Arrive in Kathmandu |1300m
02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla | 2840m and trek to Phakding | 2610m |3-4 Hrs
04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar | 3440m |6-7 Hrs
05: Acclimatization Day at Namche
06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche |3860m 5-6 Hrs of Hiking
07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche |4410m 5-6 Hours of Hiking
08: Acclimatization Day at Dingboche
09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche | 4910m 5-6 Hrs of Hiking
10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep and visit Everest Base Camp (5364m) for 7-8 Hrs
11: Hike up to Kalapatthar (5545m) and trek down to Pheriche (4270m) 6-7 Hrs
12: Trek down to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6-7 Hrs
13: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840m) 6-7 Hrs
14: Take a flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (1300m)
15: Spare Day (In case of Bad weather)
16: Departure

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Itinerary

01: Arrive in Kathmandu |1300m
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, the representative from Ace Vision Treks will warmly receive you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. You’ll meet your trek guide and discuss the trip. In the evening, your guide will take you for a welcome dinner in one of the finest restaurants in Kathmandu. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
This day entails an exciting sightseeing tour in the valley of Kathmandu. Here, there are seven of the ten UNESCO world heritage sites in the country. As such, the tour begins from Swayambhunath, a hill-top Buddhist stupa, and heads to Kathmandu Durbar Square where the living goddess, Kumari resides. Thereafter, you head to the Hindu temple of Pashupatinath and end the tour in Boudhanath. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla | 2840m and trek to Phakding | 2610m |3-4 Hrs
Followed by a quick early morning breakfast, you’ll drive to the airport to catch a scenic Himalayan flight to Lukla. Serving as the gateway to the Everest region, Lukla also hosts one of the most dangerous airports in the world. After a brief rest at Lukla, you’ll begin trekking to the village of Phakding. The first day of the trek is more or less a warm-up so you can trek while enjoying the sceneries. Overnight stay at Phakding.
04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar | 3440m |6-7 Hrs
From Phakding, you’ll gradually hike uphill towards Monjo. Monjo village serves as the entry point to Sagarmatha National Park. You’ll obtain the national park permit and advance into the park. Sagarmatha National Park is the first UNESCO Himalayan national park in Nepal. It is home to some exotic wildlife including Lophophorus, Red Panda, and Snow Leopard. The trail gradually rises to the ridge along the Dudh Koshi valley and advances towards Namche Bazaar (3440m). Overnight stay at Namche.
05: Acclimatization Day at Namche
Today, you’ll spend time acclimatizing at Namche Bazaar, the largest Sherpa village in the region. You can find numerous tea houses, shops, and diners here. The place is generally bustling with locals and tourists. You can choose to make a short hike to Khumjung and Kunde villages. The Sherpa village of Khumjung is home to ‘Khumjung Hillary School’, the largest school in the area, and Khumjung monastery which preserves the supposed Yeti scalp inside a glass box. At the noon, you will return to Namche and rest. Overnight stay at Namche.
06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche |3860m 5-6 Hrs of Hiking
You’ll continue ascending along the Dudh Koshi Valley and trek all the way up to another popular village of Tengboche. You’ll trek to Phunki Tenga and ascend through the rocky terrain to Tengboche while overlooking the beautiful sight of AmaDablam (6856m). Tengboche is a Sherpa village that is home to Tengboche Monastery, the largest Buddhist monastery in the region. Tengboche Monastery hosts the annual Mani Rimdu festival every year from October-November which brings in flocks of locals and tourists. Overnight stay at Tengboche.
07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche |4410m 5-6 Hours of Hiking
The trail descends to the village of Debuche. You’ll cross a bridge to another side of ImjaKholaand walk towardPangboche through the rocky terrain as the vegetation gets sparser. Once at Pangboche, you’ll encounter thousands of Mani stones (Revered Stones with Buddhist graffiti and iconography) along the trail. After a few hours of uphill trek, you’ll arrive at the traditional Sherpa village of Dingboche from where you can enjoy the majestic panorama of Lhotse (8414m), Island Peak(6189m), and AmaDablam (6856m).
08: Acclimatization Day at Dingboche
Acclimatizing at Dingboche offers a chance to rest up before advancing further up.FromDingboche, you can enjoy the scenery of the surrounding valleys of Chhukung and Imja. Imja valley connects the rest of the region with Island Peak (6189m), Amphu Labsta pass, and Makalu Barun National Park. You can choose to take a short hike to the nearby villages. Overnight stay at Dingboche.
09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche | 4910m 5-6 Hrs of Hiking
From Dingboche, you’ll advance along the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier towards Lobuche village. Lobuche is a small settlement inhabited by Sherpa people lying at the foot of Lobuche peak (6145m). You can catch the beautiful sight of Lobuche peak (6119m), Mt. Pumori (7165m), and Mt. Nuptse (7861m) from the village. Overnight stay at Lobuche.
10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep and visit Everest Base Camp (5364m) for 7-8 Hrs
Today is the big day as you leave Lobuche and trek towards Everest Base Camp. A comparatively easy trek will lead you to Gorakshep from where you’ll advance through the straight trail with rocky dunes and moraine. On the way to the top, you’ll trek along the Khumbu Glacier. Once at the Base Camp, you can explore the surrounding, take photos, and meet climbers at the base camp. The base camp offers grand views of the Khumbu Icefall and Khumbu Glacier among a plethora of sky-piercing peaks on the skyline. Later, you return to Gorakshep. Overnight stay at Gorakshep.
11: Hike up to Kalapatthar (5545m) and trek down to Pheriche (4270m) 6-7 Hrs
You’ll wake up early today and make your way towards Kala Patthar. Once at the top, you can enjoy the majestic sight of Mt. Everest (8848m) glimmering in the sunlight. You can also enjoy the panoramic view of Nuptse, Changtse, and Lhotse ranges while the sun peeks for the first time on that day. Afterward, you’ll make your way down to the village of Pheriche. Retracing the same paths, you traverse along moraines and steep descents to reach Pheriche. Overnight stay at Pheriche.
12: Trek down to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6-7 Hrs
You’ll retrace your path and trek further down to Namche Bazaar via Tengboche. The descent is almost entirely downhill however it may take a while to cover the rocky trail. First crossing Tengboche, the trek leads you to the Phunki Village, and with the surreal company of the national park, you arrive at Namche. Overnight stay at Namche.
13: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840m) 6-7 Hrs
Leaving Namche Bazaar, you’ll see the last of Dudh Koshi valley. After breakfast, you’ll start trekking down and cross the Hillary Suspension Bridge towards Phakding. After a decent downhill trek, you’ll arrive at Lukla. Once at Lukla, you can enjoy the success of your trek with your colleagues and staff. Overnight stay at Lukla.
14: Take a flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (1300m)
Today you’ll bid adieu to Lukla and fly to Kathmandu. You can catch the last of Khumbu valley along with the panoramic sight of mountains from the flight. Once you arrive in Kathmandu, you can rest or head to explore the remaining mysteries of the valley. Meanwhile, don’t forget to buy gifts and souvenirs as well. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
15: Spare Day (In case of Bad weather)
The day is kept to ensure that you catch your flight back to Kathmandu on time. The flight to/from Lukla can often get delayed due to bad weather. If you’re in Kathmandu, you can enjoy time exploring the local market, shops, and restaurants.
16: Departure
Today marks the end of an enthralling trip to Nepal. Ace vision Treks & Tours Company staff will help you reach the airport prior to your scheduled flight plan. We are always looking forward to improving so, feel free to provide your invaluable suggestions.

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What's Include

  • All ground transfers as per itinerary
  • 3 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast at Three-star (3***) hotel
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with a professional English speaking guide & Private vehicle
  • Guests’ Meals and Accommodations  During Trek
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Domestic Flight
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permits
  • Rular Municipality Entrance Fees
  • An experienced English speaking Trekking guide
  • Staff food, accommodation, salary & insurance
  • Welcome or farewell dinner
  • All governmental procedure

What's Exclude

  • Your Travel insurance
  • Your Nepal Visa.
  • You will require 2 passport size photos
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal trekking Equipment
  • Tips for trekking crews
  • Sightseeing and Monuments fees
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the price include sections

Equipment Lists

As per your destination to visit please kindly consult with Trekking Company for suitable equipment, once.

  • 1 pair of strong hiking/mountain boots
  • 1 pair of waterproof gaiters / over trousers
  • 1 sleeping bag (-IDC) / (-20)
  • 1 down jacket
  • 1 light water- and windproof jacket
  • 1 water bottle
  • 1 torch or flashlight and spare batteries
  • 2 long sleeve cotton shirts
  • 1 medium-size towel
  • 1 pair of sports shoes/sandals
  • 2 pairs of light-weight trousers
  • 1 fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-Shirts
  • 2 pairs of light socks
  • 3 pairs of heavy wool socks
  • 1 warm hat
  • 1 pair of sunglasses
  • 1 sun hat
  • Trekking poles (opt.)
  • Personal toiletries – soap/shampoo toilet paper, etc.
  • Pills or tools for water disinfection

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  • USD 1299
  • Medium
  • 16 Days
  • 5545 Meters
  • Full Board
  • Tea House
  • March-May & September-November
  • 2-15

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