Everest Base Camp

A journey that epitomizes Himalayan adventures- Everest Base Camp Trek is possibly the most famous trek across the globe. The trek stretches through mountain passes and remote settlements to conclude at the foot of the Mt. Everest (8848m). With surreal views and exquisite trekking trails in the Khumbu Valley, one cannot help but admire the beauty of nature. Moreover, trekkers can relish warm Sherpa hospitality as they connect one ethnic village with another. All in all, Everest Base Camp Trek highlights both the natural and cultural beauty of the Everest region.

Mt. Everest- the tallest mountain in the world, is a great source of pride to Nepal and Nepalese. The mountain towers at an altitude of 8,848 meters in the northern part of Sagarmatha National Park. Also known as Sagarmatha in Nepali dialect, the mountain is revered as a sacred symbol in the country. As one of the most popular natural wonders in the world, Mt. Everest also housed many famous trekking trails. Everest Base Camp Trek is one of these journeys across its foothill that highlights the riches of the region.

Initially, the trip to Everest Base Camp starts from Kathmandu with a scenic flight to Lukla. Then, you gradually ascend across the Khumbu Valley to reach the base camp. From Lukla, you follow the Dudh Koshi River and reach Namche Bazaar. After spending a day at this wonderful town, you make way to Tengboche. The majestic Himalayas like Ama Dablam (6856m), Nuptse (7861m), and Island Peak (6189m) offer you a great company as you trek through numerous Sherpa villages. Further, you trek past Dughla and Lobuche to reach Gorakshep. Finally, you get to visit the Everest Base Camp and follow with another trek to Kalapatthar viewpoint. After relishing panorama of mountains like Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8485m), and Mt. Everest, you descend to Lukla.

Experience Required

Everest Base Camp Trek is a challenging trek in the Everest region that reaches a maximum altitude of 5,545 meters. So, trekkers need to have great physical fitness and preparation for the trek. On average, trekkers might have to walk around 5-6 hours per day that can stretch to 8-9 hours on some days. Also, we arrange ample time to acclimatize so trekkers will find it easy to adapt to the altitude. However, we do advise them to stay alert for any symptoms of altitude sickness.This trek will be most suitable and ideal time to do in autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May).

Why do Everest Base Camp Trek with 8000 Expeditions

At 8000 Expeditions, we take an innovative approach to serve our clients. We love to travel as much as you do, so we do our best to make your trip safe and fun. An experienced Sherpa guide will lead your group along with ample porter support. Similarly, we also provide assistant guide base on clients/guide 3:1 ratio. In addition, we have achieved a 100% success rate from 2016 to 2018 and 2020.

Please contact us to discuss the itinerary and your preferred dates or your suitability.

01 Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400m)& transfer to hotel
02 Fly to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m)
03 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
04 Acclimatization day
05 Trek to Tengboche (3,860m)
06 Trek to Dingboche (4,410m)
07 Acclimatization day
08 Trek to Lobuche (4,910m)
09 Lobuche to EBC (5,364m) & return to Ghorak Shep (5,140m)
10 Climb Kala Pattar (5,54m) & descend to Pheriche (4,270m)
11 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
12 Trek to Lukla (2,840m)
13 Fly back to Kathmandu
14 Contingency day/ Free day in Kathmandu
15 Depart from Kathmandu

Fixed Departure Dates

Start / Finish Availability Days Price Book
08/03/2021 - 22/03/2021 Guide: Ngawang Sherpa Guaranteed 14 $ 1,700
15/04/2021 - 30/04/2021 Guide: Space 15 $ 1,700
22/09/2021 - 07/10/2021 Guide: Guaranteed 15 $ 1,610
04/11/2021 - 19/11/2021 Guide: Ngawang Sherpa Space 15 $ 1,610

Included

  • All transportation for pick up drop
  • 3 Nights superior accommodation on a twin share basis in Kathmandu
  • 12 Nights twin share accommodation in local lodges/hotels in Himalaya Mountains
  • Both way domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla with 15 kg luggage (10kg hold baggage and 5kg hand baggage)
  • All meals during the trek
  • Trekking permit & entrance fees
  • An experience trekking guide
  • Porter on 2:1 basis
  • All Nepali staff and porters insurance and wages
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Not Included

  • International flights to/from Nepal.
  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal equipment
  • Extra drinks and snacks, hot showers, laundry
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional nights in Kathmandu
Destination: Nepal
Activity level: Moderate
Best Season: Sept- Nov & Mar to May
Max altitude: 5,545m
Group Size: 2-12 People
Accommodation: Hotel & lodge

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