Kathmandu -(30 mins) Lukla-(4 hrs) Phakding-(6 hrs) Namche Bazaar-(6 hrs) Tengboche-(6 hrs) Dingboche-(7 hrs) Lobuche-(8 hrs) EBC- Kalapathar- Kathmandu
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This Everest Base Camp Tour is an incredible journey to the World Highest Mountain, Mt. Everest. The closest point you can visit Everest without climbing gear is Everest Base Camp. Everest Base Camp provides you the opportunity to have an eye to eye contact with the mighty Everest. You may also observe breathtaking views of other Top Highest Mountain Peaks like Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,516m), and Cho Oyu (8,188m).
Along the way to Everest Base Camp, you walk along with beautiful monasteries, villages, forests, national parks, monasteries, and many more. You cross several suspension bridges over the DudhKosi and Imja River. Do not miss the opportunity to walk on the glacier rocky and slippery pathway as well as beautiful scenery while trekking. All these features of the Everest region make this trip very thrilling and unforgettable. There is no precise age boundary for this trekking. Seniors and minimum age people can also do it if they find it safe and convenient. However, it is better to be aware of the route map, itinerary, difficulty, altitude, action challenges, fitness, medications, necessities before the trip.
Throughout Everest Base Camp Tour, you will visit amazing villages and towns of the Khumbu region such as Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, and many more. These villages are renowned for their unique culture, traditions, and hospitality. Hence, the 7 days trekking to Everest Base Camp would be an unforgettable moment for you.
You can change this itinerary, services, accommodation, duration of this trip etc.to suit your needs and budget. The choice is yours. Let us help you tailor your perfect holiday.
We will take an early morning flight to Lukla (the gateway to the Everest trek). After the dramatic 30 min flight, enjoying the beautiful view of the hills and mountains, we land in Lukla, where we meet with our complete crew and proceed with our trek towards Phadking. After about a 4 hours trek we reach a small village of Phadking. You will stay overnight at a local lodge.
Moving uphill, we enter the Sagarmatha national park (loaded with species of flora and fauna). Gradually moving forward we pass several bridges and reach the Khumbu region, Namche Bazaar. From here, we get the sight of Everest, AmaDablan. You will stay overnight there. In the evening, we may explore the Namche Bazzar and go for food hunting or try something new.
After breakfast, we will leave for the trek. This will be one of the hardest days of trekking from an elevation gain viewpoint. You gain nearly 4,000 feet / 1,200 meters. However, it will also be one of the most rewarding days as you get to enjoy some stunning views of the Everest Mountain Range, Serene Forest out in the distance throughout the trek. On the way, we will also stop for some exploration of monasteries. We will stay overnight at a local lodge in Tengboche.
Today we head towards Dingboche. Dingboche is a distant and thrilling village that was conventionally a farming area for Sherpa people. We get to see many walled-off areas for growing buckwheat and potatoes. To the left of Dingboche lies Mt. Everest Base Camp, this is our destination. So, we start to trek from Tengboche, passing through small villages, forest, suspension bridges, and reach Dingboche. We will stay overnight at a local lodge.
After breakfast, we trek towards Lobuche. We pass through or above Pheriche, a lonely but picturesque village. After reaching Dhugla, we climb a steep 30- to 60-minute up. From here, it’s a mostly flat hike to Lobuche. You will regret if you forget to take your camera there. The overnight stay will be at Lobuche. However, we will be prepared for our next trip.
Today is the day when we will get to the base camp. So, we begin the trek towards Gorakshep. The extend from Lobuche to Gorakshep usually takes two to three hours. However, you will gain almost 300 meters in altitude. Passing the trails of ChangriNup, Pumori, Changri we reach Gorakshep. Gorakshep is the townsite of Everest base camp. Here, we suit up, strip down our day packs, and head towards our goal, Everest base camp.
To see the summit of Mount Everest, we have to hike up to a landmark known as Kala Patthar, or “black rock”. The place sits at around 5,600 meters, making it upper in elevation than Everest Base Camp. The Base Camp is at 5,364 meters. You can see the summit of Mount Everest from there. It is the world’s tallest peak. After the view of Kalapatthar, we fly to Kathmandu by heli. We say heartfelt goodbye to the majestic mountains. Then, we land in Kathmandu. You will be transferred to our hotels and left on your own to enjoy and relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today. Our representative will guide us to the airport about 3 hours before our planned flight. On our way home, we have an abundance of time to map our next adventure in the astonishing country of Nepal.
Before starting your trek you need to take both mental and physical training. This helps to withstand extreme weather and adventure in this region. We provide the best guides for you. All our trek guides are authorized and licensed by Nepal Government and reputed organizations such as Nepal Trekking Association. We suggest you choose guides who are licensed and authorized by the Nepal Government; along with those who have years of experience and are fluent in various languages including English, Chinese, Japanese and more.
Altitude sickness has been a major problem for most of the visitors. Here are the few tips that are tried and tested by our professional leaders:
The most significant things to be included on the backpack are:
You need to pack your bags lightly because you will not be able to carry heavy loads along with the trek. You will not be able to enjoy your journey in the Himalayas unless you pack wisely. You will be sleeping in small lodges and tea houses during the entire trip. Please be prepared with the right clothes as per the season. It will get colder at the higher elevations especially during winters. You can also consult us or simply visit our comprehensive packing list for the Everest Base Camp 7 days trek in Nepal.
Everest base camp 7 days trek is not difficult physically. However, the altitude will make it hard. The trek has rising and falling flats and abruptly ascends but it is generally manageable for the trekker of any age. They require little trekking experience. However, it is advised for the trekker to be physically fit and have some training before planning this trek.
The best month for the trek is during the pre-monsoon months. This is generally from March to May. However, post-monsoon months starting from late September till December are also considered favorable. You need to prepare accordingly during the winter seasons. Some people also go trekking in February and early September.
It is highly recommended to purchase travel insurance. You need to make sure that it covers emergency evacuation at high altitude. Altitude sickness may attack you though you are physically fit. The only solution is to take time and walk slow. If you feel uncomfortable, it is suggested to go lower elevation.
The trekking cost including accommodation, guide/porter, fees, foods etc remains the same. Nepalese citizens do not have to pay permit fees unlike foreigners. Foreign citizens need to pay extra charges. The cost will differ nearly by 200 US$ to Nepalese. You may inquire us for the further updated cost.
Trekkers will enjoy 3 hearty meals on each day of the trek. You will have breakfast and dinner at the same lodge where you will stay at night. You will be provided lunch at teahouses or small restaurants along the way. You can easily choose your favorite food from the menu provided to you. Our leaders will make sure that you are provided with the right foods. You will be given fresh and organic fruits. They may be brought from Kathmandu or locally sourced in the villages. Your diet will comprise complex carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. We may arrange vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and kosher diets with prior notice.
Yes, the trek is fixable. We can continue to other trekking as per guest request. However, visit other trekking sites may include additional charge.
8 Days from US $1300
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