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Mount Everest Base Camp Trek - 16 Days

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek
$1575 All Inclusive Price.

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular mountain treks in the world. Every year, thousands of trekkers and hikers fulfill their dreams of trekking or hiking into the foot of the Mount Everest. This trek is not only popular to reach at the Base Camp of Mount Everest. The ethnic settlements, culture, lifestyle, landscape, river basins, Khumbu glacier, Icefall, Old Buddhist monasteries and museums make the trek much more wonderful. Every day of the trek is interesting and offers amazing views. The Kala Patthar (5545 m) is one of the best view point of this trek from here you will see the best panoramic views of Mount Everest (8848 m), Nuptse (7849 m), Changtse (7543 m), Lhotse (8516 m) and other majestic peaks. 

Everest Base Camp Trek Route located inside the Sagarmatha national park. Sagarmatha National Park was established in 1976. In 1979, it became the country's first national park that was inscribed as a Natural World Heritage Site. The Park boasts of a variety of wildlife such as the red panda, snow leopard, musk deer, Himalayan house hare and over 118 species of bird including the blood pheasant and the impeyan pheasant.

Everest Base Camp Trek is not much difficulty as you expected, only the basic fitness level is needed, but most important is to choose the right company who is capable to carefully organize your trek. Alpine Adventure Club is the right company to book your trek. The company offer trek in competitive price/cost for the group joining trip in 2020 and 2021 please book trek in group joining or if our fixed departure dates are not suitable for you then please request to us for the private departure which is possible on your request then do the trek individually or with friends or family.

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary is possible to make short and long as per your requirement. Normally 16 days itinerary is  more common use, which is includes 12 days trekking, 1 day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley and 1 day leisure/free day in Kathmandu, which may use in trekking in case of bad weather. 12 days trek is begins from Lukla and end at Lukla. During the trekking seasons there are numerous daily flights into and out of Lukla, weather permitting.

Our all-inclusive price/cost includes tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and normal Teahouse/Lodge accommodation in trekking although if you want to make the same trip as a private individual or with family or friends also possible but for a solo traveler will be costly. For private trip is possible to upgrade the service quality too by paying additional cost (if required).

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m) and transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu flight to Lukla trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 04: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 06: Namche Bazaar trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Day 07: Tengboche trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 08: Acclimatization and exploration day in Dingboche (4410m)
Day 09: Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 10: Lobuche trek to Gorak Shep (5140m) and Everest base camp (5364m)
Day 11: Gorak Shep Hike to Kala Pattar (5545m) then trek to Pheriche (4260m)
Day 12: Pheriche trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 13: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla (2840m)
Day 14: Lukla flight to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 15: Rest and Buffer Day in Kathmandu
Day 16: Depart Kathmandu or extend your trip


Destination: Nepal
Trekking Region: Everest  
Trek Start Point:  Lukla
Trek End Point: Lukla
Trekking Accommodation:  Teahouse (Lodges)
Trekking Grade: Medium
Best Season:  March - June / September-November
Max Elevation: 5545m
Duration: 16 Days

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m) and transfer to Hotel
After landing at the Tribhuwan International Airport, we will be greeted by a representative of Alpine Adventure Club who will drop us off at our hotel. We then check-in at the hotel, freshen up and if time permitted, to visit our office to pay the rest of bill, collect the information and sign up the trip agreement or not enough time office authorize person come to your hotel to collect the payment. Overnight at Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
We tour Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites. The Durbar Square sheds light on the life of the royals in ancient times. Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world. At late afternoon, we introduced with a mountain/trek guide. Overnight Hotel

Day 03: Kathmandu flight to Lukla (2840m) then trek to Phakding (2610m)
Early in the morning your trek guide will come to your hotel to transfer to you in the Kathmandu domestic airport to catch a flight to Lukla (2840m), the flight duration is approximately 35 minutes. After arriving in Lukla you will meet with a porter (Sherpa) who will carry your bags / luggage during the trekking. You will have a short break in Lukla to have a tea and coffee to refresh to heading Everest Base Camp Trekking. The trail contour through the Sherpa village and yak pasture land. Have a lunch in Thado Koshi (2580m) with stunning view of Kusum Kangaru (6370m). You will see the painted Mani wall in Ghat (chhuthawa) village. In the late afternoon you arrive to Phakding. Overnight at teahouse/lodge (small, family run lodge/guest house provide accommodation and meals for the trekkers)

Day 04: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Normally trekkers start the trek around 8Am after breakfast at teahouse. Today you will cross long suspension bridge over the Dhudh Koshi River which is originated from Khumbu glacier. Today you will enter the Sagarmatha National Park in Monjo village. You have lunch in Jorsale (2740m), the trail goes ahead along the Dudhakoshi river. You cross an anther suspension bridge in Larja Dobhan (2830m), from here the trail moves to steep staircase through pine forest. After half and hour steep walking you will see the Mt Everest (8848m). The trail ascends until Namche Bazaar through the alpine forest. You will be delight to see the Namche Bazaar. The Namche bazaar is the getaway of the Everest base camp trekking and Gokyo Lakes Valley. Overnight at teahouse

Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar and Explore around
Rest day in Namche Bazaar is especially for acclimatization to altitude. During this day you can walk around Namche Bazaar. Here you can get many facilities such as internet, Bank, ATM, Bakery and varieties of shops for shopping. After breakfast it is possible visit to the Thame village (Monastery) it takes about 7/8 go and back to Namche bazaar if you are interested to visit Thame better to consult with guide earlier night. Most of trekkers in rest day they walk to Syangboche (3880m). From Syangboche you can see Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Ama Dablam (6814m), Thamserku (6618m) and many more mountains. Have a tea and coffee in the Everest view hotel. The trail descends half and hour to the Khumjung village (3780m), the village of the Sherpas, the worldly renowned climbers. In Khumjung village you can visit Kumjung Hillary School and Kumjung Gompa. After lunch, hike back to the Namche Bazaar. Overnight at teahouse

Day 06: Namche Bazaar trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Today the trail at the first slightly climb up for a while up to the Chor camp continues easy level walk to kyangjuma (3550m). Along the way from chor camp to kyangjuma you can see very close up views of Thamserku (6618m), Ama Dablam (6814m). Also, you can see Mount Everest (8848) and other beautiful mountains. From kyangjuma the trail follows for a while, easy level walk through Rhododendron forest to sanasa where you can meet two trails one left hand side go to Gokyo valley and another right hand side go to direct Everest Base Camp. After sanasa the trail descends gradually through pine forest to lausasa then trail drops steeply through the pine and Rhododendron forest to Phungi thanga (3250m).  From Phungi Thanga the trail climbs steeply at beginning, then a gradual ascent through blue pine trees and Rhododendron forest to Tengboche (3867m). Tengboche is famous as the name of Tengboche Monastery which is one of the beautiful monasteries in the whole Solu khumbu area from where you will see the best sunrise and sunset view on the top of the word’s highest peak Mount Everest. Overnight at teahouse

Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m)
After enjoying the sunrise view, take a breakfast, then trek descend Deboche (3820m). After Deboche the trail becomes very pleasant. You will feel very comfortable. Here you have a chance to see Musk deer, pheasant and blue sheep, etc. After crossing Iron Bridge on the right side you can see the great view of Ama Dablam (6814m). May be you can enjoy taking photos of yours backup with Ama Dablam. Then the trail moves gradually up to Pangboche (3930m). After Pangboche the trail lead level and gradually up to shomare (4010m) then level walk to orsho (4190m). There are two trails further ahead from orsho whereas one trail higher up the left hand side leads to Pheriche and lower trail right hand side above Imja khola leads gradually ascend to Dingboche (4410m), the place where we have a plan to stay the night. Overnight at teahouse

Day 08: Acclimatization and exploration day in Dingboche (4410m)
This second scheduled rest day will assist your fitness and oxygen intake at the higher altitudes to follow. An enjoyable 3-4hr, 400m climb to Nangkartshang Gompa, north of Dingboche affords views of Makalu (8,463m) the fifth highest mountain and awesome views of Ama Dablam and the valley floor.  If strong people can visit the Chhukhung Ri (5550m) but it is long day walking. Overnight at teahouse

Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)
From Dingboche to Lobuche the trail leads north until we reach a Mani prayer Stupa. The trail is much gentle looking down to Pheriche Village. The trail offers views of Mt. Tawache, Cholatse, Thamserku Ama Dablam, Pokalde, Kongma-tse and many other lovely mountains. The great wall of Nuptse (7864m) also goes along the trial. After a few hours walking from Dingboche you will meet the trail from Pheriche joins near by Dhughla (4620m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. Dughla (Thukla) is a best place for Lunch and those who afraid about the altitude sickness we suggest to stay one over night here. After Dughla continue trek an hour to Thukla pass (4830m), where there are views of Mt. Pumori, Lubuche east Lingtren and many other peaks. After the Dughla Pass the trail gently climbs up and drops a bit then continue level walk to Loboche (4910m). Overnight at teahouse

Day 10: Lobuche trek to Gorak Shep (5140m) then visit Everest base camp (5364m)
From Lobuche in beginning you walk along the flat trail through the yak pasture trail. Then you have to walk in a glacier. The trail is rough and icy in some part. And you arrive at Gorak Shep (5140m). Along the way you can enjoy incredible views of Pumori (7167m) Lingtren (6713m), Khumbutse (6639m), Nuptse (7879m),  Lobuche East (6090m) as well as Khumbu glacier and Icefall. Have lunch and short rest in Gorak Shep then continue hiking to the Everest Base Camp (5364m). The trail is narrow and rocky so that we suggest trekkers to concentrate their minds in trail before stepping. The Everest base camp is moving up and down every year because Khumbu glacier is moved to the down. In Everest base camp you can’t spend your overnight because there is not available teahouse /lodge facility. After taking footprints at the base camp of Mt Everest then trek back to Gorakshep. The trek trail to Everest Base Camp is on glacier and snow capped rocks. You can also see many small frozen lakes around. Overnight at Teahouse

Day 11: Gorakhep Climb up to Kalapatter (5545m) then trek back to Pheriche (4260m)
Today  early in the morning start to climb up to Kala Pattar for a breathtaking view of the numerous snow-covered mountains with marvelous sunrise. Gorak shep to Kala patthar trail at the beginning is a steep climb about half an hour, then arrive at the flat land after that the trail is steep climb, with lots of bends and 50 meters steeply with rocky climbing to summit at the Kala patter (5545m). Today you will see the Everest Base Camp, the Khumbu Icefall, few lakes and outstanding Himalayas views including Mt Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7864m), Pumori (7165m), Ama dablam (6814m), Thamserku (6618m), Kangtega (6783m), Cholaste (6335m), Tabuche peak (6495m), Lobuche peak (6090m), Lingtren (6713m), Khumbutse (6639m) and many more beautiful mountains. After climbing the Kala Patthar trek back to Gorak Shep then continue to Dughla little further cross the river where you will meet two trails - one left hand side trail go to Dingboche and right hand side lead to Pheriche. It is easy to walk in the valley to reach Pheriche (4260m). Overnight at teahouse

Day 12: Pheriche trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Today’s trail descends to Debouche, rises through rhododendron forest to Tengboche. A long descent, leads back to Phunki Thenga before the climb to Sanasa (where the trail forked to Gokyo). The walk along the broad trail to Namche Bazaar is easy. Overnight at teahouse

Day 13: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla (2840m)
Today's trail descend through the pine forests to Larja dobhan, the confluence of two rivers from where you can see Mt. Everest for the last time. After crossing the bridge at Larja Dobhan the trail descends for a while and then walk along the Dudh Koshi River. Crossing Dudh Koshi continue level walk to Jorsale. After Jorsale the trail lead a bit ascend after that re-crosses the suspension bridge, then short steep climb to Monjo (2835m). After Monjo the trail descend for a while then cross the Dudh koshi over the suspension bridge brings short easy level walk to Benkar after that a bit up and down level walk along the Dudh Koshi valley and re-cross the suspension bridge to reach at Phakding (2610m) After Phakding the trail lead a short descend and a level walk for a while then short steep climb up passes several Buddhist setups at Ghat village. After a short steep climb up to Thado Koshi then a bit descend and re-cross the small bridge then a steep climb up for a short distance and again re-cross the last long suspension bridge on this trek. The trail after the long suspension bridge leads the upwards route to Chheblung then follow uphill left hand side trail climbs steadily past a few local inns and houses then  the trail follows through scrub forest above the school and houses of Chaurikharka village, then a final climb up of your trek about half and hour to reach to Lukla (2840m). Overnight at teahouse

Day 14: Lukla flight to Kathmandu (1350m)
Flights to Kathmandu are generally early in the morning so you may have a breakfast at teahouse early in the morning then check in the airport to fly back in Kathmandu (1350m). After arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your Hotel then end your trip. Overnight at Hotel 

Day 15: Rest and Buffer Day in Kathmandu
Lukla gets occasional flight delays during the main season. This may cause missing your international flights as well, so we recommend you to prepare accordingly. Lukla suffers from quick weather changes and that may affect inbound and outbound flights. We reserved this day for possible flight delays. If we have a timely flight on DAY 14, we can use this day for rest in Kathmandu. You can shop around local markets and walk around the city. Overnight at Hotel 

Day 16: Depart Kathmandu or extend your trip
We will drop you at the airport by our private vehicle according to your airport time. It is recommended to reach the airport at least two hours prior to departure.

PRICE INCLUDES :-

  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle including before and after the trek
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu sightseeing/monument visits Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary with complimentary breakfast (2 and above participant get twin sharing room in a 3 star standard hotel)
  • Kathmandu to Lukla, Lukla to Kathmandu domestic airline tickets including for the guide
  • Trekking accommodation in normal Trekkers lodge / Teahouse (2 and above participant get twin sharing room)
  • Three time meals a day during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner/Main course
  • Desert (Fresh fruit/Chocolate) after having diner as company provide
  • Experienced English speaking, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained trekking guide with his meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Porter from Lukla who will carry your luggage during the trekking (Maximum weight 25kg in two people)
  • Everest / Sagarmatha National park entry fee
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entry fee
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff (Trekking guide and Porters)
  • Nepal Government taxes and Office service charge

PRICE EXCLUDES :-

  • Lunch and Dinner during the stay in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • International air tickets and airport taxes
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 15 days ) and US$ 50 (duration 30 days )
  • Personal trekking equipments and Clothing
  • Wire Transfer charge or Credit card service charge as company rule
  • Alcoholic beverages, laundry, Telephone calls and all type of hot drinks in Trekking
  • Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water etc
  • Hot water, battery charge and hot shower charge during the trek (If need to pay)
  • Personal nature expenses and Tipping (Tips)
  • High risk medical / travel insurance and First aid kit
  • Expenses occurred as a result of delay beyond our control in case of weather, flight cancellation or natural calamities
  • Emergency rescue evacuation (if needed)
  • Any other things not mentioned

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