The Everest Base Camp trek starts with a spectacular mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the gateway to the Khumbu and the start of your trek through the heart of Sherpa land. You stay in Sherpa tea houses along the way, allowing you to experience traditional Nepalese and Sherpa hospitality and relax in rustic comfort after a hard days walking. You spend two nights in the Sherpa capital Namche Bazaar – the perfect place to enjoy an acclimatization day.
Trekking to the Everest Base Camp is undoubtedly the best known trek in the world and the magic of Everest attracts many keen trekkers from all over the world to trek along the best-known trekking trail in the Himalayas. The Everest Base Camp trek is a once in a lifetime opportunity to stand in the shadow of the tallest mountain in the world. Our guides have been guiding in the Everest region for over twenty years, and it combines an outstanding trek through untouched wilderness with a gradual ascent, permitting you fully acclimatize to the altitude while trekking to the Everest Base Camp.
From the top of Kala Pattar there are magnificent views across to the Everest and other Himalayan giants. With an average of 6-8 hours of walking each day, the Everest Base Camp trek is suitable for fit trekkers looking for a memorable challenge. The trek is fully portaged with porters, carrying your main baggage, and you just carry your small back pack and enjoying the beauty of the mountain and landscapes en-route. On this trek you will experience the highland Sherpa culture of the Khumbu region.
Day 01: Arrival transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Fly to Lukla, trek to Monjo (2,835m) 5-6 hours
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,445m). 6 hours
Day 04: Acclimatisation Day Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Trek to Khunde (3,084m). 6 hours
Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche (3,863m). 5 hours
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,350im). 6 hours
Day 08: Rest day Acclimatisation or walk to Chukumg Ri
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,931m). 5-6 hours
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5,300m) 5-6 hours
Day 11: Ascent Kalapattar than trek to Pangboche (4,000m). 6-7 hours
Day 12: Trek to Mongla (3,973m)
Day 13: Trek to Monjo (2,835m).– 6-7 hrs
Day 14: Trek to Lukla (2,880m). 6 to 7 hrs
Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu. Afternoon free for shopping
Day 16: Full day Kathmandu Sightseeing tour
Day 17: Departure Transfer to International Airport to fly back home
Your adventure awaits!
Happy Holidays Treks & Expedition P. Ltd
Kuman Gurung is the Himalayan mountain guide in Nepal and he has more than 25 years of experience in the Himalayas in Nepal. Currently, he leads Happy Holiday treks and expeditions, an adventure travel company based in Kathmandu, Nepal. Kuman has been living in Kathmandu since 1988 and has guided many treks and expeditions in the Himalayas of Nepal and Tibet. And Kuman is currently enjoying managing his own adventure trekking company and guiding in the Himalayan Mountains of Nepal.