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Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek
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Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is one of the classic treks which provides breathtaking views of Mt. Everest and the pleasure of staying in the high-quality lodges of the Khumbu region. Throughout this journey, you get picturesque views of the mighty mountain peaks in the Khumbu region alongside great meals and superior lodging.

Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek starts with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport. After a brief stay in the valley, the trip begins. During your stay in the valley, you will be observing various tourist attractions which include the UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the durbar squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath. The flight to Lukla is filled with the mesmerizing views of the high mountains. You make your way through the deep river valleys and cross glacial rivers to arrive at places such as Namche Bazaar and Tengboche. During this trek, you get an opportunity to explore the Tibetan Buddhist Thyangboche Monastery which is nested at the base of Mount Ama Dablam. Kalapatthar is one of the major highlights of this trek as from here you get the most amazing views of the snowcapped mountains. It is a trek with moderate difficulty and March-May & Sept – Nov is the best seasons for this adventure.

The trek package not offers breathtaking views of snowcapped peaks like Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,814m) and Kongma-Tse (5820m) but also provides an insight into the Sherpa way of life. You can explore the Sherpa museum and witness the glorious history of mountain climbing in the region.  One can explore the tourist hubs of Kathmandu, local eateries, Buddhist monasteries, native culture, and experience the real beauty of Nepal in just a short stay of 15 days. With expert trek guides and intimate relationship with the local community, the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek we organize is well facilitated to make your stay pleasurable.

Himalayan Summit Treks and Expedition is a well-known company in the field of travel and tourism. It is known for its excellent quality of service and fantastic trek packages. We take care of your travel, accommodation, food, permits, equipment and all other necessities for the trek.

Outline Itinerary 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu – Lukla (2,652m/8,700ft) and trek to Phakding (30-35 min flight & 4 hours trek)

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft) (5-6 hrs trek)

Day 04: Namche Bazaar- a day for acclimatization

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft) (5 hrs trek)

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,295ft) (5-6 hrs trek)

Day 07: 2nd Acclimatization Day of the trek – Dingboche (4,360m/14,300ft)

Day 08:  Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m/16,164ft) (5 hrs trek)

Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,160m/16,929ft) – Everest Base Camp (5,320m/17,450ft) (7-8 hrs trek)

Day 10: Hike to Kala Pattar (5,550m/18,204ftft) – Pheriche (4,358m/14,295ft) (7-8 hrs trek)

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,400m/11,283ft) (7-8 hrs trek)

Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2,652m/8,700ft) (7-8 hrs trek)

Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) (30-35 min Flight)

Day 14: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing

Day 15: Farewell and Departure from Kathmandu

 

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

The trip begins with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport. Our company representative will come to welcome you at the airport. Then you will be transferred to the hotel by the company van.

Day 2
Fly from Kathmandu - Lukla (2,652m/8,700ft) and trek to Phakding (30-35 min flight & 4 hours trek)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be escorted to the airport from where you will take the flight to Lukla. This is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world as you get amazing views of the high mountains and breathtaking landscapes. Upon arrival in Lukla, you meet your crew members and after some time begin the trek to Phakding. You cross a few low suspension bridges and make your way to Phakding. Overnight at lodge.

Day 3
Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft) (5-6 hrs trek)

You trek through the beautiful pine trees and pass through a jungle and get to Dudh Koshi. Cross the river with the help of a suspension bridge and reach Monjo village which is the entrance gate of Sagarmatha National Park. Then you pass through the last village of Jorsalle to reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is known as the gateway to Mt. Everest and is the main trading center in this region. Overnight at lodge.

Day 4
Namche Bazaar- a day for acclimatization

This is a rest day for acclimatization so that you won’t face any problems ahead. Today you have two options. You can either take a short hike to Khumjung, a delightful Sherpa village above Namche Bazaar or you can enjoy the day exploring Namche Bazaar. You can check out the Sherpa museum or just stroll around the market. Namche Bazaar has souvenir shops, cyber café, bakeries, and restaurants and there is even a Hatt Bazaar on Saturdays.

Day 5
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft) (5 hrs trek)

You begin today’s trek with a pleasant walk through the forests. After walking for an hour you arrive in Phungithanga. It is a small settlement with a couple of tea houses and a small army post. En route you can enjoy the picturesque views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,814m) as well as other many peaks. After having lunch at Phungithanga, you make a steep climb and pass through the woods to reach Tengboche. It is the home of the biggest Buddhist monastery in the Khumbu region. Overnight at lodge.

Day 6
Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,295ft) (5-6 hrs trek)

The trek kicks off with a walk through the rhododendron forests. After you cross the bridge over Imja Khola, you will pass through the valley walls and then to the plains of Pangboche village. During this trek, you get views of Ama Dablam (6,814m), Kongma-Tse (5820m) and to the north-Pokalde (5741m). You cross the Lobuche River then make a descent. Then you make a steep climb to Dingboche.

Day 7
2nd Acclimatization Day of the trek - Dingboche (4,360m/14,300ft)

Before the second phase of the trek begins, you take today’s day for resting purpose. It is necessary to get acclimatized to the high altitude conditions in order to move ahead. However, you can take a short hike 400m climb to the Nangkartshang Gompa which is on the ridge north of Dingboche. You can also take a walk to the beautiful village of Chhukung (4730m). The Chhukung valley is wide and completely barren.

Day 8
Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m/16,164ft) (5 hrs trek)

The trek today is more challenging as you head for the higher altitude. You pass Dungla with a steep walk over the top of a high hill. There are memorial stupas dedicated to the climbers and trekkers here. Then the next stop is Lobuche which is a small settlement. From here you can see the views of Mt. Lobuche East (6145m) and Mt. Nuptse (7861m). Overnight at lodge.

Day 9
Trek to Gorak Shep (5,160m/16,929ft) - Everest Base Camp (5,320m/17,450ft) (7-8 hrs trek)

Today’s trek is divided into 2 sections. The first one is the trek to Gorak Shep. It is a small village sitting on top of a small frozen lake. After having lunch in Gorak Shep, you head for the Everest Base Camp. The straight trail to Everest Base Camp is harder as it involves rocky dunes and moraine, formed by the accumulation of glacial debris. On the way, you will approach the famous Khumbu glacier which is located on the slopes of Everest. Everest Base Camp is absolutely beautiful. You can enjoy the stunning views of Mt. Khumbutse (6665m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m) and Pumori Mountains. After exploring the Everest Base Camp, you return back to Gorak Shep. Overnight at lodge.

Day 10
Hike to Kala Pattar (5,550m/18,204ftft) - Pheriche (4,358m/14,295ft) (7-8 hrs trek)

You wake up early and follow the dark climb to Kala Pattar ( Black Rock).It is a famous viewpoint which provides excellent views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Ama Dablam(6,814m) and many other mountain peaks. After enjoying the sunrise over Everest, you head back to Gorak Shep and have breakfast. Then you descend in the direction of Pheriche. Overnight at lodge.

Day 11
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,400m/11,283ft) (7-8 hrs trek)

The trail takes you downhill through the dry valley before reaching Pangboche. Then you cross a river downhill and pass through the pine and juniper forests to reach Tengboche. The trail descends to Dudh Koshi. Then you take an easy walk to Namche Bazaar and take rest. Overnight at lodge.

Day 12
Trek to Lukla (2,652m/8,700ft) (7-8 hrs trek)

After breakfast in Namche, you descend downhill through the pine forest before reaching the bridge which leads to Monjo. After completing the formalities at the check post in Monjo, you walk to Phakding and have lunch there. Then you make the last part of the trek to Lukla. Overnight at lodge.

Day 13
Fly back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) (30-35 min Flight)

You take the flight back to Kathmandu from where your journey began. Due to the weather conditions, the flights are usually in the morning. It will be a scenic flight over the mountains. Our company van will come to pick you up at the airport. Then you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 14
Kathmandu Valley sightseeing

This will be the day where you tour Kathmandu and enjoy its historical monuments, culture, and history. The company van will take you to different tourist attractions of the city including the durbar squares. You will stop at authentic Nepali restaurants for lunch and dinner. In the evening, you can either go shopping or just chill out at the bars in Thamel.

Day 15
Farewell and Departure from Kathmandu

The 15-day trip ends here. Then we will drop you at the airport 3 hours before your flight schedule.

What's included in the Cost ?

  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Stay in the city four star hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu).
  • 6 nights accommodation during the trek at the best available Teahouse/Lodges.
  • 5 nights accommodation during the trek at luxurious lodges of Yeti Mountain Home.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • All required local and government taxes.
  • Airport pick up and drop facility.
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Trekking route map
  • First Aid Kit(Carried by your trek guide)

What's excluded in the Cost ?

  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Tipping of staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Travel insurance, which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
  • Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Extra porter charge.
  • Cost incurred during the tour around the city.

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Price From USD$2,590/person
2,590
Total $ 2,590 USD

Trip Facts

  • Min 2 Pax
  • 6665 m
  • Hard
  • Mar- May , Sep - Dec
  • Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
  • Double/Twin Sharing In Hotel/Lodge
  • Full Board During The Trek