Mt. Everest base camp trek is one of the best Himalayan trekking journeys for an adventure holiday in the Nepal Himalaya.  The Mt. Everest base camp trekking is one of the best outstanding destinations for trekkers and it offers the best opportunity to gain the real Himalayan experience. This trek is designed to fulfill the dreams of many people in experiencing the historic route to the base camp of the world\'s highest mountain Mount Everest (Height: 8,848 meters / 29,002 ft). Our expert Mount Everest region trekking consultant provides a finest opportunity to visit both Mt.Everest Base Camp (Height: 5,360 meters / 17,580feet) and Kalapathar (Height: 5,550 meters / 12,654 feet) view point for endless views of Mount Everest together with the surrounding Himalayan range.

Our exclusive  Everest base camp trek itinerary is different from many others in that it also includes some remote trails along the far side of the Khumbu valley. To begin with, we offer a luxury day to explore the vibrant city of Kathmandu before flying into the Himalayan airstrip of Lukla (Height: 2,800 meters / 9,186 feet) to start the ascent into the Khumbu region of the Himalayas. We follow an ancient base camp trekking route that takes us through Sherpa farm villages, Mani stones and monasteries, across the valley through the high mountains. The views grow even more spectacular as we venture up the Dudh Kosi River to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Khumbu region. Then we will spend a night in the western valley of Thame, a popular village with famous World record climbers, before continuing up via the hidden villages of Khunde and Khumjung. The trail then leads to Thyangboche monastery, where you will be rewarded with spectacular 360 degree views of Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Thamserku, Mount Kwangde, Mount Tawache, Mount Khumbila, and Mount Kwandge. Following this we continue through the Imaj valley on up to Dingboche and finally the outstanding view point of Kalapathar and Mount Everest Base Camp before returning to Lukla via Phortse village.

The Mount Everest trekking region is sited in Sagarmatha National Park, a world heritage site listed by UNESCO. It offers so much to the visitor - spectacular views of mountain scenery and friendly Sherpa people as well as Himalayan wildlife that can be commonly seen in this region, such as musk deer, mountain goats and colorful pheasants. There is also a chance that you might see some of the more rare species such as the Red Panda & Snow Leopard. Pine, Juniper and Birch trees are common in the region as well as beautiful rhododendron flowers that can be seen in bloom in spring. Monasteries are found at many places on the route, and evidence of Buddhism can be seen all along the way – from the chortens and mani stones to the friendly monks and the fluttering prayer flags which represent the eternal peace of the holy Himalayas. The physical and spiritual power of this mountain region will stay with you for the rest of your life.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing
Day 03: Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Trek to Thame village
Day 07: Trek to Khumjung village via Khunde
Day 08: Trek to Tyangboche
Day 09: Trek to Dingboche
Day 10: Acclimatization day at Dingboche
Day 11: Trek to Lobuche
Day 12: Trek to Gorakshep & hike to Kalapatthar
Day 13: Trek to Everest base camp
Day 14: Trek back to Pheriche
Day 15: Trek to Phortse village
Day 16: Trek back to Namche
Day 17: Trek back to Lukla
Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 19: Flight reserve day or leisure at Kathmandu
Day 20: Departure from Kathmandu

Service Cost Includes on

  • 4 nights twin-sharing hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast in your requested categories
  • All land transportation by suitable private vehicle (car, van, bus) in Kathmandu as per group size
  • Complementary welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu before and after the base camp trek
  • A day sightseeing in Kathmandu as per itinerary with tour guide, vehicle & entry fees inclusive
  • Kathmandu to Lukla and return flights including trekking guide flight
  • All meals - full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek as per given itinerary
  • Twin sharing teahouse/lodge accommodation during the Mount Everest base camp trek
  • Mount Everest base camp  experienced trek leader (English speaking, First Aid and eco-trained), one Sherpa porter (per two clients) and one assistant guide (in a group) included salary with insurance
  • Sagarmatha National park entry fee, TIMS permit, plus all major permits and entry fees inclusive
  • Sleeping bag with liner, down jacket, Everest base camp trekking map, printed itinerary etc.
  • Safe drinking water purified by Iodine tablet/sterilized by Steripen
  • Complementary company duffel bag during Everest base camp trekking and company t-shirt
  • Comprehensive medical kit bag (First Aid bag)
  • All required government and local taxes etc.

Service Cost does not Includes on

  • Nepalese visa fees and international airfare
  • Excess baggage charges (Domestic plane allow only 15 KG maximum)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu except mentioned
  • Travel and rescue insurance (Book your travel insurance in advance)
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge & extra porters
  • Tips for driver, trekking guide and trekking Sherpa and trekking porter
  • Any extending trips besides 20 days Everest base camp trek
  • Any services doesn\'t include in service inclusive column

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Comment by Krishna Lamichhane on July 6, 2012 at 11:38am

Everest base camp trekking was fantastic and wonderfull trip in a life time

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