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  • Trip Duration: 16 Days
  • Max. Altitude: Kalapathar (5545m)
  • Group Size: 01 - 20 pax
  • Best Time: March through May & October through November

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Magnificent Everest Base Camp Trek - 16 Days

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This is a sixteen-day journey into the most iconic region of the Himalayas. You will arrive at the Everest Base Camp on your ninth day in Nepal. During the long trip you will enjoy the traditional culture and hospitality of the local Sherpa people, and see the country change as you rise higher into the mountains, from the forested slopes, fields and terraces of Lukla to the steep, rocky valleys approaching the snowline and the enveloping icy peaks of the high elevations on the lower slopes of Everest itself.

Spending time at such heights, even the approaches to Everest Base Camp, requires some acclimatization. After flying into Lukla from Kathmandu and then completing the two-day trek up to Phakding and Namche Bazar in the Lower Everest region (3535m), you will spend a day adjusting to the conditions with a walk in the valley and a leisurely visit to the local Sherpa museum. After a day’s trek to Dingboche, you will enjoy another acclimatization day with a trip to the Chhukung valley where there are fine views of the world’s fifth highest mountain peak, Makalu (8463m). With snow capped peaks all around, you will be eager to trek higher up to the Everest Base Camp.

The high altitude Everest region has fewer visitors than Annapurna, but trekkers are well provide for with guest houses and lodges giving a welcome warm bed for the night, including breakfast and often lunch and dinner as well. Along the way you will visit the lavishly rebuilt monastery at Tengboche. In its idyllic setting backed by high snow-capped peaks and surrounded by pine trees and alpine meadows, it presents to the world a modest red-roofed exterior, while the interior is a magnificent, brightly colored and ornamented tribute to Buddha.

On the first day of the return trip from the Everest Base Camp you will stay overnight at Ghorakshep and then hike up the slopes of Kalapathar (5545m) for a fine view of Everest and the icy wastes of the surrounding peaks. Then it’s a three-day trek back to Lukla via Pheriche and Namche Bazar before flying back to Kathmandu.

Also please read this article "Be a Sherpa Porter in an Everest Base Camp Trek".


  • Scenic flight to Lukla
  • Meet the World famous Sherpa communities
  • Visit Buddhist Monasteries and pay homage
  • Incredible views of Himalaya Ranges just above 7000 meters
  • Unbeatable views of Mt. Everest From Kalapathar; just feel a touch with your nose!
  • Friendly guide and Sherpas are included

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Upon your arrival to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be warmly welcomed by our Airport Representative, and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Day 02: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding.

Today early in the morning, we drive about 15 minutes to Tribhuwan International Airport. After 30 minutes scenic flight to Lukla (2804 meters.), we begin our trek to Phakding (2610 meters) - 3 hours easy walking. Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3535 meters). Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 04: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.
This is a day for an acclimatization. We have a fine walk around the valley to adjust with thin air. Namche Bazaar is known as the gateway of the Everest. We will take you to a museum too on the same day, there you can see the traditional custom of Sherpa peoples. Besides, a fine view of the Everest and other mountains can be over-viewed from this place. Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3850m).
By reaching Tengboche, we visit a monastery known as Tengboche monastery. Then you will be taken to observe the prayer ceremony whether in the evening or morning. Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4350 meters.). Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 07: Acclimatisation day.

Today you can enjoy another day for acclimatization. This day we will have trip to Chhukung valley, then we return to Dingboche in the evening. We will take you to Chhukung Ri (5546 meters) from there, we can observe a fifth highest mountain Makalu. Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4950 meters.). Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 09: Trek to Everest Base camp (5400 meters) and return to Ghorakshep (5160m). Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10: Hiking to Kalapathar (5545 meters.), then trek to Pheriche.
The day starts with a hike up to Kalapathar (5535 meters.), an excellent viewpoint to observe the Mount Everest and innumerable spectacular mountains views. Then, trek back to Pheriche (4280m). Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11: Trek back to Namche Bazar. Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 12: Trek to Lukla. Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 13: After breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Days 14 - 15: Leisure day in Kathmandu (it's also a spare day in-case of any flight delay in Lukla due to bad weather). Overnight at hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Day 16: Transfer to Airport for your home departure.*** Farewell***

  • Airport pick up & drop- off by car.
  • Tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu (twin sharing room, bed and breakfast only)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with a cup of tea / coffee in each meal during the trek.
  • 11 nights twin sharing accommodation at Guest houses during the trek.
  • 1 highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter among 2 members), their food, accommodation, salary, equipments, insurance (We have insured our staffs by Neco Insurance Company Nepal) 
  • Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu flight with airport taxes.
  • First Aid medicine (you are also advised to bring yourself for your own use)
  • National Park and TIMS permit (please provide us 2 passport size photos by email)
  • Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver...

    NOTE:Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

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