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March 11, 2017

Everest Base Camp Trekking

Written By Suresh Bhandari

Kathmandu city tour with including few  world heritage sites. Explore Sherpa museums  views of  Namche Bazar ,  Syanbuche ,Tyangboche monasteries and many more , stunning  great views of the Himalayas .Everest Base Camp trek explore great experience of the great Himalayas this trek is well known for one of the best trekking route of the world. Enjoy the experience of the unique Nepalese culture gorgeous views of the mountains range with colorful scene of the rhododendron forests.  Flight to Lukla with  stunning  views of  Namche Bazzar, Khumjung Sherpa Village,  museums ,Views of Everest and Khumbu Ice fall from Kalapathar, Close views of Ama Dablam and several high Himalayan peaks, Thyangboche monastery, Sherpa heartland .


Likewise, main trek destination for its bizarre variations, difficulties and adventurous approach along with the loyal and friendly Sherpa inhabitants, Everest Base Camp Trek has been one of the most famous trekking destinations since the very first expedition to Everest Summit in 1953 by Sir Edmond Hilary and Tenzing Norgey. Almost every human dream of conquering the Everest but only a few can, but our Everest base camp trekking can take you very close to your dream of conquering the Everest.  This trek is very interesting walking with its panoramic view of Everest 8848m, Cho Oyu 8152m, Lhotse 8516m, Makalu 8463m and Ama Dablam 6456m. through the famous Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Buddhist Monastery, Khunde Khumjung etc.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft – Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal! Our airport representative will welcome you and give short brief and further details of the trip program.  Overnight stay in hotel.B


Day 2: Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (40-45 min) & Lukla – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 – 4 hours– B.L.D

Meet up with the Sherpa guides and porters before heading off towards Phakding. The porters’ loads are organized here, in Lukla. Journey passes through Dudh Koshi (“Milk River”), and finally reaching to Phakding.


Day 3: Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D

Namche Bazaar is the main administrative and trading centre for the Khumbu region. With the inclusive of magnificent forests of blue pine, fir, juniper and rhododendron as well as first view of Everest, it helps you to control the anticipation of the thrilling journey.


Day 4: Acclimatization in Namchhe Bazaar– B.L.D

To adopt with the altitude and new surrounding we acclimatize in Namche Bazaar. We spend the day by enjoying the scenes of mountains and sunrise and sunset in Khumbu Peak.  Beside that we you will either be taken to explore Thame Monastery or Khumjung village.


Day 5: Trek to Tengboche(3860m., 12694ft.): 6 – 7 hours– B.L.D

 The trek from Namchhe to Tengboche is unbelievably stunning, Far below is the Dudh Koshi and Thamserku, Kantenga, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest rises in front. Woods, Rhododendron Forest, Mani Walls, Chorten (Stupas), and suspension bridges across the rivers make this a lovely walk


Day 6: Dingboche: Acclimatization– B.L.D

Enjoy some time away from the trek to adjust to the higher altitude. Take it easy, enjoy the scenery, drink plenty of fluids, and prepare for the next day’s hiking.

Day 7: Trek to Dingboche (4410m., 14300ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D

From Dingboche we can enjoy the scenic views of Ama Dablam. Dingboche is the only place in the region where barley is produced. Tame pheasants are regularly seen in this area.


Day 8: Trek to Lobuche (4910m., 16207ft.): 5 hours– B.L.D

The ascent towards Everest Base Camp continues through Alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. At the moraine, there are stone monuments to six sherpas who died in avalanche, as well as monuments to other climbers. From here, it is a steep, tough climb towards the village of Gorak Shep. Continue on towards Lobuche, where the view is straight towards Nuptse and the sunset is truly magnificent.


Day 9: Trek to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep– B.L.D

The higher altitude makes this day’s trekking quite challenging. The Changri Glacier looms ahead as the trek heads for Gorakshep, a small, usually frozen, lake, by lunchtime. Relax and get adjusted to the altitude before the attempt to reach Everest Base Camp.


Day 10: Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.): 2hr 30min then trek down to Periche (4200m.): 7 hours– B.L.D

Try to see a different view of Everest today, with a trek up to Kala Pattar. Known to have the best views of Everest, this is a challenging trek, but worth it on a clear day. Begin the descent from Kala Pattar, heading for Pheriche. This is not the most challenging of hikes, but the altitude can make the many uphill sections below Gorakshep seem tough. Stop to look around; the views are quite spectacular.


Day 11: Periche to Tengboche– B.L.D

Going all the way down to Tengboche, this is going to be an interesting trek. After reaching there you are sure to see monks and monastery. Along the way you can see yaks everywhere.


Day 12: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours– B.L.D

Today we trek back to Namchhe which takes us around 6 hours. Enjoy the surrounding and meet local peoples.


Day 13: Trek to Lukla: 7 hours– B.L.D

The final day of our trek returns back to Lukla. Relax after the rigorous adventure and reflect on the challenges just undertaken.


Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu– B.D

We take the short flight back to Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing, or relaxing in one of the many rooftop cafes and in the evening you join special dinner program.


Day 15: Farewell & Departure– B

Today is the departing day, we wish you a great journey ahead or you can join for another thrilling adventure. We can right away arrange you awesome trip.


Note meals included:  B.B.L.D = Bed, Breakfast, and Lunch & Dinner



  • All airport pick up and departure
  • All transportation two way flight ticket -fly Kathmandu to Lukla & Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu ,A/C car, tourist deluxe bus during trips
  • Three star category hotel in the city in twin sharing bed with breakfast basis & nice trekking lodge during trekking
  • Whole accommodations during trips
  • We will provide sleeping bag & down-jacket during trek if you need
  • Full meals during  trekking as mention in the itinerary (Breakfast,Lunch, Dinner )
  • First aid medicine item,
  • Our T-shirt & Trip achievement certificate
  • Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Necessary staff, guide & porters their salary, accommodation, meals and their insurance, friendly & professional guide (for two guest one Sherpa porters to carry baggage)
  • One especial cultural show and farewell dinner program
  • Our government tax official expenses



  • Extra meals in the Kathmandu & your personal expenses, bar bills & so on
  • Clients international air ticket
  • Clients travel insurance & tips for the trekking crew



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About Author


Suresh Bhandari

I was born in Dhading which is close to Ganesh Himalaya trek and started to work in tourism since 2002 as a porter and after two-years of hard work and dedication, I became a trekking guide. After few years as a guide I became treks & tour operator as a senior guide in reputed company. I have done my Master’s Degree in English Literature from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. I possess strong enthusiasm and long years experience having being involved in tourism in Nepal. From my young age I have been very passionate about the beauties and secrets of the Himalayas. This together with my love for hospitality & attachment with nature has encouraged me to play an active role in the tourism field. Professionally, I have 10 years experience in Tourism as a Trekking guide; I have led all the Major Trekking Routes in Nepal like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Dhulagiri etc. and have visited few parts of India and Tibet too. I contribute towards protection and preservation of this beautiful nature and culture for future generations & am dedicated to Eco-friendly practices and a strong belief in improvement in the lives of local people by providing them maximum benefits of tourism. Presently I am working as a senior trekking leader and trip operator in Sunrise Adventure Trek. I am very enthusiastic about nature and can tackle all the obstacles on the way through trekking. I am cheerful, friendly with fluency in English and knowledge in French, Chinese, and Hindi language.

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