Everest Base Camp Trek

The ever popular and ominous Himalayan mountain range leaves everybody in awe and admiration of their sheer stature. The monstrous Everest (8,848m) towers above all, with a mythical presence. Everest Base Camp lies in the gorgeous Solukhumbu District. The region comprises of various ethnic groups, with one of those being the highly respected Sherpas. The traditional living of Sherpas leave many in amazement, but it is true admiration for their understanding, expertise and guidance of the Himalayan landscape. Every year thousands of Sherpas are taking trekkers through the mountains, risking their lives to summit Everest and other great peaks such as Lhotse (8,501m), Cho-oyu (8,201m) and Makalu (8,563m). 

Everest Base camp trek starts with stunning flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport, known as dangerous airports of the world. Immersing into this and other traditional cultures is just one of the many spectacular highlights of trekking to Everest Base Camp, you can’t help but feel the magic within these communities. You will be greeted with the most heat-warming smiles and open arms into the blissful village. With homely stays in the teahouses, fantastic traditional Nepalese food and hospitality to match, you would be excused for believing you were in a movie at times, such is the beauty. Within each passing village, you will be surrounded by the nature of the glorious Himalayas. The green lush fields, dense forests and snow-capped mountain peaks are sure to leave you breathless.

Destination Unlimited, have been working since [Year], sharing memorable and phenomenal memories with trekkers from all over the world. It is our highest responsibility that our clients have the ultimate Himalayan experience, your safety is our upmost concern. We ensure that our guides and equipment adhere to the highest international safety standards, our guides have been enjoying the privilege of taking trekkers through the Himalayan terrain. Most important is that you are able to fully enjoy mountains, our guides are always happy to share their Himalayan knowledge and stories.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m): 35 minutes flight; 3 - 4 hours trek
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m)
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m): 5- 6 hours
  • Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m): 5 - 6 hours
  • Day 08: Dingboche: Acclimatization. O/N Lodge
  • Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m): 2 - 4 hours
  • Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m), visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m): 6-7 hours
  • Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m) to Pheriche (4,288m): 7-8 hours
  • Day 12: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 6 - 7 hours
  • Day 13: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m): 6 - 7 hours
  • Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 15: Final departure

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m) Upon your arrival, our representative will greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. O/N Hotel.
  • Day 02 :Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation Today we will take a tour around the city of Kathmandu, visiting the major heritage sites such as; Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Patan Durbar Square. You will be guided and informed by a licensed guide. O/N Hotel
  • Day 03 :Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m): 35 minutes flight; 3 - 4 hours trek We begin the third day by flying to Lukla through the glorious Himalayas and landing at one of the world’s most unique airport. We then trek through the beautiful village of Cheplung with the majestic view of Mt. Khumbila. After 4 hours of trek, we reach Phakding. O/N Lodge.
  • Day 04 :Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5 - 6 hours We will begin with breakfast and have our first full day of trekking. We trek through stunning landscapes along Dudh Koshi River to enter Sagarmatha National Park. We walk for 6 hours before we reach the village of Namche Bazaar. O/N Lodge.
  • Day 05 :Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m) We will take this day to acclimatize to the altitude.We take a tour around the village, exploring the beautiful nature,and culture of Sherpas. We have the option to hike up to a viewpoint and enjoy the view of the Himalayas. O/N Lodge.
  • Day 06 :Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m): 5- 6 hours We start our day with the view of beautiful Himalayas while we trek along the free-flowing Dudh Koshi River. We trek through multiple ridges covered with holy Buddhist prayer flags and come across ancient Buddhist monasteries on our way to Tengboche. O/N Lodge.
  • Day 07 :Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m): 5 - 6 hours Today we trek to Dingboche. We enjoy the serenity of nature as we climb uphill to our next acclimatization village. We cross a couple of suspension bridges and pass Imja Khola before reaching Dingboche. O/N Lodge
  • Day 08 :Dingboche: Acclimatization. O/N Lodge Today, we make ourselves comfortable with the high altitude. We will hike up to Nangkartshang peak which host the stunning view of Mount Ama Dablam from its foot to top. We can also view the magnificent view of Everest, Lhotse, and other Himalayas. O/N Lodge.
  • Day 09 :Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m): 2 - 4 hours We will trek for 2-4 hours to the village of Lobuche. We will come across some Himalayan forests of rhododendron and juniper, waterfalls, icefalls, and beautiful Khumbu Glacier on our way to Lobuche. O/N Lodge.
  • Day 10 :Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m), visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m): 6-7 hours With an early morning climb, we enjoy the incredible view of My Everest, the highest mountain in the world at 8,848m. We trek along stunning Khumbu Icefall before reaching the basecamp.We enjoy the majestic Himalayas featuring the gigantic mountains such as Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Amadablam and others.After exploring the basecamp, we trek downhill to Gorak Shep. O/N Lodge
  • Day 11 :Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m) to Pheriche (4,288m): 7-8 hours We leave Gorak Shep for Kala Patthar. After crossing a couple of trials and ridges, we reach Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar is the best viewpoint to enjoy the view of Everests along with Cho-Oyu, Lhotse, and many more beautiful snow-capped peaks. We then trek downhill to Pheriche. O/N Lodge.
  • Day 12 :Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 6 - 7 hours We trek further downhill enjoying beautiful Himalayan nature, picturesque in its presence and which will surely leave us amazed. Trekking across lush rhododendron and juniper forests, we reach Namche Bazaar. O/N Lodge.
  • Day 13 :Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m): 6 - 7 hours On our final day of trekking, we enjoy the majestic mountains, serene nature and traditional villages as we make our way to Lukla. We embark our glorious trek to the base camp of Everest by having classic Himalayan dinner in Lukla. O/N Hotel.
  • Day 14 :Fly to Kathmandu We fly back to Kathmandu (35 mins) with splendid panoramic flight from Lukla. We spend our day in the capital city by buying souvenirs and enjoying the sights and sounds of Kathmandu before departing. O/N Hotel.
  • Day 15 :Final departure It’s the day to say bid farewell to the beautiful land of Nepal. Our company representative will take you to the airport. In case our country has enchanted you so much you desire to further explore, we are always there to extend your trip.

Cost Includes

  • All airport transfers 
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Tea-house Lodge during the Trekking
  • Experience, Government Licensed English-speaking Guide
  • Porters : 2 Member one porter
  • Domestic Airfare/ Ktm-Luckla-Ktm. Airport Tax
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking.
  •  Every meals cup of tea or coffee
  • All Trekking permits and Necessary documents 
  •  Sleeping bag, Down Jacket( If Necessary) & Duffle bag by company
  •  Staff insurance, medication and equipment,
  •  First Aid Kit and Special Care
  •  Rescue arrangements for our clients
  • All Govt. and Local Taxes
  • Trekking Certificate from Destination Unlimited Treks

Cost Excludes

  •  International airfares
  • Travel/trekking insurance
  • Kathmandu sightseeing  Entrance fees
  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  •  Khumbu Tax Worth 20$
  • Mountain rescue charges or insurance
  • Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and Hot Drinks
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
  • Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc
  • Tips, Hot Showers
  • Which is not mentions in Cost Included Section.

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Dates & Prices

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
June 20, 2018 July 04, 2018 US$ 1130 Available Book
July 10, 2018 July 24, 2018 US$ 1130 Available Book
August 02, 2018 August 16, 2018 US$ 1120 Available Book
September 03, 2018 September 17, 2018 US$ 1190 Available Book

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Key Information

  • Trip Cost US$ 1360
  • Trip Duration 15 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Max Altitude 5,545m
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