Everest base camp trekking is most popular trekking trail in Everest region, as it offers a unique and unforgettable experience along with the unique views of the worlds highest and most beautiful mountains, the Mt. Everest. The Everest Base Camp has been famed from when Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenjing Norgay Sherpa made the first successful summit in 1953. It is the most famous and challenging trek in Khumbu region. The trek is famous for its spectacular mountain peaks and friendliness of its inhabitants (Sherpa). Khumbu is one of the most popular destinations for tourists.
The trekking to base camp begins by flight from Kathmandu to the mountain airstrip to Lukla, the heart of Everest Region, then after around three hours walk, we reach at Phakding and then we continue north up to Dudh Kosi valley and to Namche bazaar, where we spend one day for acclimatization. Then next day, we continue our trekking to Kala-Pattar and subsequently to the Everest base camp. We have one day rest in Dingboche or Pheriche in between and for some side-trips and for further acclimatization from the area, one can have some magnificent views of Everest along with Nuptse, Lohtse and Mount Pumori and return back to Lukla and catch the flight to Kathmandu.
Everest region trek is considered to be one of the most rewarding adventure trip in Khumbu Himalaya range as there are superb Himalayan sceneries including of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Changaste (7550m), Mt. Lingterin (6679m), Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku (6723m), Mt. Kantega( 6685m), Mt.Kusum Khagaru (6367m),Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Khumbila (5761m) , Mt. Twache peak (6367m), Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,Island peak (6179m), Lobuche peak (6145m),Pokalde peak (5806m), Honku south peak (6119m) and one can spot various animals such as musk dears, leopards, jackals, mountain Thar, birds such as Pheasant, long tails birds and beautiful blend of Sherpa culture.
Budget Adventure Treks Expeditions makes arrangements of the trekking in the area, whole around the year, but the best time to visit the region is considered to be from the beginning of March to mid May and from the beginning of September to mid November.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02:Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding
Day 03:Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Day 04:Day of Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar
Day 05:Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
Day 06:Tengboche to Pheriche
Day 07:Day of Acclimatization in Pheriche
Day 08:Pheriche to Lobuje
Day 09:Lobuche to Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar
Day 10:Gorak Shep to Dingboche
Day 11:Dingboche to Namche Bazaar
Day 12:Namche Bazaar to Phakding
Day 13:Phakding to Lukla
Day 14:Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15:Fly Out Home
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu Transfer to Hotel, and prepare for the next day's Mount Everest Base Camp Trek. Overnight Accommodations : Hotel/guesthouse
Day 02Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding In the morning, take a spectacular 40-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla - perched at 2865 meters (9400 feet) in the Khumbu region of Eastern Nepal - providing unforgettable views of the terraced landscape and river valleys below, as well as up-close perspectives of some of the world's highest mountains followed by a trip to Phakding (8700ft, 2650m). After an easy afternoon's scenic walk, set up camp for an overnight stay near Phakding. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house Meals Included : All
Day 03Phakding to Namche Bazaar Voyage through the magnificent forests of rhododendron, ending your nature-filled journey at Namche Bazaar (7 hrs from Phakding). While passing this long and often-steep passage, experience both the serenity and scenery of blue pine forests, firs, and junipers - all serving as the foreground to the beautiful backsplash that is Mount Everest. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house/hotel/guest house Meals Included : All
Day 04Day of Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar Enjoy the beauty of Namche's quaint village as well as the friendliness and hospitality of its local people. Trekkers may also visit the local museum containing exhibits displaying the area's native flora and fauna as well as the history of the Mount Everest region. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house /hotel/Guesthouse Meals Included : All
Day 05Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Participants begin their trek with awe-inspiring, unforgettable views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse , Cholatse, Kantaiga, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. This stretch of the trek (approximately 3 hours) is quite an easy walk from Namche to Phunki, followed by a three-hour ascent towards Tengboche. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house Meals Included : All
Day 06Tengboche to Pheriche Journey towards Pheriche and trek through forests filled with of a variety of lush trees - birch, conifers and rhododendron. This picturesque trail dips down to Devuche, crossing the Imja River before climbing up to Pheriche where there is an HRA Trekkers' aid post and possible medical assistance (should it be required). Overnight Accommodations : Tea house Meals Included : All
Day 07Day of Acclimatization in Pheriche Acclimatize for trekking. Follow the invaluable suggestions/advice of guides while taking short journeys to Dingboche and Chhukung while simultaneously experiencing the various but beautiful views of Himalayas. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house/Guesthouse Meals Included : All
Day 08Pheriche to Lobuje Continuation of ascent, climbing up to the terminal debris of Khumbu Glacier - crossing the row of stone monuments: established in the memory of six Sherpa who perished as the result of an avalanche at Lobuje. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house Meals Included : All
Day 09Lobuche to Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar Enduring a climb of approximately three (3) hours to arrive at Gorak Shep where you are treated to yet another beautiful view of Mt. Everest and Pumori - reaching Kala Patthar (within two hours of trekking). Once observing one of the most up-close and formidable views of Mt. Everest from Kala Patthar, return back to Gorak Shep for an overnight stay. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house Meals Included : All
Day 10Gorak Shep to Dingboche Walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to the Everest Base Camp (5380m) - the closest destination reachable without proper mountain-climbing equipment. Here, enjoy the spectacular view of the Khumbu Icefall from the world-renowned Mount Everest Base Camp before descending to Dingboche for the evening. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house Meals Included : All
Day 11Dingboche to Namche BazaarFurther return-descent to Namche Bazaar - once again traversing the beautiful, prismatic forests of blue pine and rhododendron. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house / Guest house/Hotel Meals Included : All
Day 12Namche Bazaar to PhakdingAn easy walk down to Phakding for the second last night's stay in the Khumbu region - participants can explore Phakding, a rapidly changing portion of the Himalayas. Overnight Accommodations : Tea house/hotel/guest house Meals Included : All
Day 13Phakding to LuklaIn the morning, walk down to Lukla providing unforgettable views of the terraced landscape and river valleys below, as well as up-close perspectives of some of the world's highest mountains followed by a trip to Lukla (8700ft, 2650m). Overnight Accommodations : Tea house Meals Included : All
Day 14Lukla to Kathmandu In the morning, take a spectacular 40-minute flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and we will transfer to the Hotel. In evening Farewell dinner at Nepal Traditional restaurant. Overnight Accommodations : Hotel Included : Dinner
Day 15Fly Out HomeToday is the last minute in Kathmandu,Nepal .Some of our representative from Budget Adventure Treks & Expeditions will come at the hotel for the shearing of your feedback at the breakfast time and drop you at the Airport according to your flight schedule.