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Himalaya Darshan Treks Pvt. Ltd

"Experience Naturally Nepal With Us"

$1385

Per person - All price inclusive

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  • Trip Grade:
    Moderate
  • Max-Altitude:
    Kalapather-5,545m
  • Best Season:
    September to May
  • Trip Mode:
    Tea house
  • Group Size:
    Min 1+

Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • To put your footsteps on the base camp of the world’s highest mountain Mt Everest 8,848m
  • Scenic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Explore Namche Bazaar (the gateway of Everest region treks)
  • Enjoy seeing Himalayan Sherpa culture and festivals in the Everest region.
  • Everest broad view from hotel Everest view, known as Namche Bazaar Trek
  • Visit old and historical Tengboche and Pangboche monasteries.
  • Hike to Kalapathar Peak 5,545m. (One of the best viewpoints to see Mt Everest just in front of your eyes).
  • Breathtaking views of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, and many other beautiful Mountains.
  • Hike to Everest base camp 5364m and enjoy the view of Khumbu Ice-fall, Glacier, and Glacial Lakes.
  • Wildlife, Flora, and fauna

Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a formerly-by-a-lifetime trip that takes you to the foothills of Mount Everest, the loftiest peak in the world. EBC Trek offers stirring geographies, magnificent views, and an occasion to immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture of the Everest region.

Starting from Lukla, a small mountain city in Nepal, the journey winds its way through the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its unique biodiversity. Along the trail, pedestrians will encounter graphic Sherpa townlets, ancient cloisters, and towering peaks that produce an indelible background.

The trekking route passes through Namche Bazaar, a bustling Sherpa request city, where pedestrians can adapt and rest before continuing their ascent. The trip also leads to Tengboche, home to one of the most important Buddhist cloisters in the region. Then, pedestrians can witness witching observances and soak in the spiritual air.

Hike to EBC and Kala Patthar 5,545m

As the trek progresses, trekkers reach Kala Patthar 5,545 meters, a vantage point renowned for offering the most awe-inspiring panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other towering peaks. The sunset and sunrise view from Kala Patthar is an indescribable spectacle that leaves trekkers in awe. The final destination is EBC, Everest Base Camp positioned at an altitude of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet). At this point, pedestrians can savor the satisfaction of standing at the bottom of the world’s loftiest peak.

Throughout the trip, accommodation is handed in teahouses or lodges, offering introductory amenities and a chance to interact with fellow pedestrians from around the globe. Original Sherpas serve as attendants and offer inestimable perceptivity into the Everest Region’s history, culture, and mountaineering traditions.

Best Time to Do the Everest Base Camp Trek:

The weather and climatic conditions greatly influence the success and overall experience of the Everest Base Camp Trek. The ideal time to embark on this adventure is during the pre-monsoon and post-monsoon seasons.

  • Pre-Monsoon Season (March to May): This period, also known as the spring season, offers clear skies, warmer temperatures, and stunning views of the surrounding peaks. The rhododendron forests along the trail are in full bloom, adding a vibrant touch to the journey. Trekkers can expect moderate temperatures during the day, ranging from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius (50 to 68 degrees Fahrenheit), making it pleasant for walking. However, this season can be busier with more trekkers on the trail.
  • Post-Monsoon Season (September to December): Considered the best time for the Everest Base Camp Trek, the post-monsoon season provides stable weather conditions and excellent visibility. The monsoon rains have washed away the dust and cleared the atmosphere, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayas. The temperatures during this time range from 5 to 15 degrees Celsius (41 to 59 degrees Fahrenheit). The trails are less crowded, allowing for a more serene and intimate experience with nature.

Difficulty Level:

The Everest Base Camp Trek is considered a moderately difficult trek. While it does not require technical climbing skills or prior mountaineering experience, it does demand a good level of physical fitness and mental determination. Trekkers will encounter steep ascents, rocky trails, and high altitudes, which can be physically and mentally challenging.

The trek can last for about 10-12-14 and 17 days (It depends on your holiday time in Nepal), covering a distance of approximately 130 kilometers (80 miles), with daily walking durations of 5-7 hours. Acclimatization is crucial during the trek to minimize the risk of altitude sickness. Therefore, it is recommended to engage in regular exercise and cardiovascular training before attempting the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Lukla Flight Information

Flight Information to /from Lukla: Due to the Kathmandu airport overcrowding, Flights to Lukla (Everest Region) depart from Manthali Airport (Ramechhap) for the busiest season. The distance from Kathmandu to Mathali airport is about 130 kilometers. So it takes about 3.5 to 4 hours to drive. We leave Kathmandu at 1 or 1.30 AM to catch our early morning flights from Manthali to Lukla.

Note: The flight will be departing from March 15 to May 15 and October to November. However, it depends on the decision of the airlines and the civil aviation authority of Nepal.

Lukla Flight Delay or Cancellations

The bad weather conditions and over traffic in Kathmandu airports are the main reasons for delaying and canceling flights. The weather in hilly and Himalayan regions will be changed so quickly. So, We at Himalaya Darshan Treks highly recommend managing a minimum of 1 or 2 extra days for your Everest and Dolpo region treks.

What is the Lukla Flight Weight limitation?

The airlines have a weight limitation of only 15 kilograms (about 33 pounds) per person so please try to make your luggage less than 15 kilograms. Otherwise, you have to pay extra money but it is only possible if there is no overweight on the plane. So, the best option is to make your bag light

Conclusion

In conclusion, the Everest Base Camp Trek is an adventure of a continuance, offering pedestrians the occasion to witness the majesty of the Himalayas nearby. From stirring lookouts to artistic hassles, this trip promises indelible recollections. Lace up your thrills, embrace the challenge, and embark on this iconic journey to the Roof of the World. Join us on this unforgettable journey of a lifetime. Please feel free to get in touch.

Itinerary


Day 1, Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1,400m) and transfer to hotel

We, Himalaya Darshan Treks heartily welcome you and your group to Nepal. One of our company staff will take you to your hotel in Kathmandu. The person will be waiting outside the baggage hall of the Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, holding an A4-size paper with your name and our company name. So, you have to look for that person for your pick up from the airport. Your check-in at the hotel.

Day 2, Flight to Lukla (2,840m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610m).

Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in the early morning and drive you to the domestic terminal at Kathmandu airport, where you will board a 30-minute flight to Lukla. You will be treated to some of the most breathtaking Himalayan views during the trip. You will be met by your porter, who will carry your luggage after you arrive at Tenzing-Hilary airport. Then your journey begins. Then it’s a short trek to Phakding crossing a beautiful village and the amazing mani wall at upper Ghat.

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Drive from Kathmandu to Ramechhap and fly to Lukla then trek to Phakding.

Day 3, Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m).

Our trek begins in the morning with a crossing of the Dudh Kosi River, passing through the charming villages of Toktok, Bhenkar, and Monjo before arriving at the Sagarmatha

National Park entrance gate. We then trek for a few hours along the riverbed and cross our final bridge before a steep uphill trek to Namche Bazaar. Namche is home to various excellent restaurants, pubs, a computer café, a post office, and banks. It is the main gateway to the entrance of the Everest region too.

Day 4, Acclimatization Day.

This is your Excruciation day. After breakfast, you can hike to Hotel Everest View. From there you can enjoy seeing breathtaking views of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Amadablam. Likewise, many other beautiful mountain peaks in the Everest Himalayan range. You also can enjoy wild animals, birds and many more. You can explore Namche bazaar and enjoy your evening with many restaurants, Bars (Irish Bar), and a shopping center.

Day 5, Trek to Tengboche (3,860m).

After breakfast in Namche, we begin our journey to Tengboche, with spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and a close-up glimpse of Thamserku. Our walk to Tengboche has a few ups and downs and beautiful Himalayan views. Tengboche is home to the Khumbu region’s largest Buddhist monastery.

Day 6, Trek to Dingboche (4,410m).

The ideal time to see Tengboche’s magnificent monastery is on a clear morning. This is an excellent opportunity to use your camera! We then continue our climb on the top trail, taking advantage of the views to see the ancient monastery, before passing past various Chortens and Mani walls and several tiny settlements to reach Dingboche

Day 7, Acclimatization Day.

It’s good to take another day to acclimate before traveling to higher elevations. Hike to Nagarjun Hill Plus 5,000m. You can enjoy the magnificent mountain views of Mount Makalu, Taboche, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Island peak. Then descend to the hotel.

Day 8, Trek to Lobuche (4,910m).

After breakfast, any simple trek will take us to Dugla, where we will cross the Khumbu Glacier’s steep moraine. After crossing the glazier, we approach Chupki Lhara along boulder-strewn slopes, passing an array of stones with prayer flags as memorials to mountaineers. We can see Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori, Mahalangur Himal, and other major Himalayan peaks from there. Rest here for a few minutes and take photos and  Then continue our walking to Lobuche.

Day 9, Trek to Gorakshep (5,190m). Afternoon hike to EBC (5364m)

The trail to Gorakshep winds its way across the Khumbu Glacier’s moraine, past the pyramid marker. We soon obtain views of Mt. Pumori, Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse, and the crest of Everest’s North Slope. We hike a short distance to Thangma Riju, where we have a breathtaking 360-degree view of snow-capped mountains.

After a short break and having some lunch at our guest house, we will start our walking to Everest base camp 5,364m. walking through the glacier. After great success in reaching the base camp of Mt. Everest, we will back to Gorakshep.

Some trekkers, don’t like to go to Base Camp and may prefer to stay at the hotel and plan a walk to Kala Pathar to see the spectacular sunset view.

Day 10, Hike to Kalapathar (5,545m) and Trek back to Pheriche.

Today is a remarkable day, and it represents the pinnacle of our trip. The stunning views from Kala Patthar of the new day and the light shining on Mount Everest are best seen early in the morning. Before embarking on our journey, we must be prepared for the dark and chilly conditions (-10 to -14 Degrees C). We then return to Gorakshep for breakfast before making our way to Pheriche for a well-earned night’s rest.

Day 11, Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3,440m).

Today, all the way to Namche bazaar. The trail passes through Shomare, Pangboche, and Tengboche. Then enters the Dudh Koshi gorge, descending steeply through the pine forests after crossing the prayer flag-draped bridge at Phungitenga. After that heading up to Sanasa, the region’s primary trail junction is reached at the end of the walk. While traveling through the forest, we should look for wild animals such as mountain goats, snow leopards, colorful pheasants, and other species. We arrive at the army camp at Namche Bazaar after passing via Chorten.

Day 12, Trek back to Lukla (2,840m).

The trail begins with a steep fall that requires us to take each step carefully across uneven terrain. Over the Dudh Koshi and its tributaries, we traverse multiple suspension bridges. The trail then flattens out and becomes more manageable. Fresh mountain air fills your lungs, preparing you for the journey ahead. When we arrive in Lukla, we stretch our tired legs and reflect on the previous few weeks as we come to the end of our journey, full of great memories and delight, with everyone safe and sound and with a smile on their face!

Day 13, Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

We fly from Lukla to Kathmandu early in the morning after our 14-day trip. When you get to Kathmandu, you can relax or go shopping. This is also a good time to see areas you missed when you first arrived in Kathmandu. Our tour guides will continue to assist you with shopping for souvenirs or sightseeing.

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Morning flight from Lukla to Ramechhap and drive to Kathmandu. transfer to the hotel.

Day 14, Final Departure.

Your journey has ended today, but the memories you’ve made will last a lifetime! Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight, a representative from our firm will transport you to the airport. You’ll have plenty of time on your trip home to plan your next excursion and visit Nepal’s most stunning mountains.

Trip Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle (Domestic/International).
  • 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast, Twin sharing.
  • Experienced guide, and porters with salaries, food, accommodation, and insurance (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Mountain teahouse accommodation and 3 times meals during the trek,(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) one cup of tea/coffee with a meal.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Both-way flights for guests and guide from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu or (Ramechhap – Lukla – Ramechhap.)
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality entry permit.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit.
  • First Aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • Emergency Helicopter service arrangement (If needed) which will be paid by your Travel Insurance Company.
  • We will arrange a Duffel bag, Sleeping bag, Down Jacket, and warm hat (If you don’t have your own.)
  • Himalaya Darshan Treks branded T-shirt and as a souvenir.
  • Everest base camp trek achievement certificate.
  • Everest Base Camp Trek Map for a group.
  • Farewell dinner with culture program.

Trip Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Your expenses (Laundry, bar bills, hot and cold drinks, battery recharge, Wi-Fi, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide and porter. (Tips are expected)
  • Delay due to weather.
  • Travel and medical insurance (Necessary)
  • Nepal entry visa fees (USD – 30 for 15 days / USD – 50 for 30 Days and USD – 125 for 90 days)
  • Desserts Sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding, etc.
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the cost include.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Responses & Ratings


2 Replies to “Everest Base Camp Trek”

  1. I could not have hoped for a better guide—Gyan knows every rock and tree of the Himalayas, having been a guide for many years, a porter before that and a local to the Kumbhu region. Gyan has been walking the trails of the Everest region since he was a child, and his experience and knowledge is absolutely invaluable to those lucky enough to have him as their guide.

    I did a 15-day trek to Gokyo Lakes and EBC. With weather delays, flights to Lukla were cancelled four days in a row. Gyan saved the day for me and two others affected by the cancellations by arranging ground transportation to the trail.

    After that, everything went smoothly and according to plan. Thanks to Gyan and his extensive knowledge of the area and genuine desire to show off his beautiful home country, my trek was a great success and despite setbacks, I was able to complete everything I set out to do—in record time no less!

    Gyan speaks superb english, so although the trails were quiet, I always had someone to talk to about Everest, local traditions or life in general.

    The EBC trek is not easy, but it’s worth it: challenging, uncomfortable, and cold. Gyan will do everything he can to make it as comfortable and successful a journey as possible whatever your goals may be—including safety and peace of mind.

    I cannot stress enough how well Gyan knows these mountains, which can make or break the trip depending on weather, closures, trail maintenance and many other factors out of our control. With Gyan, we always knew exactly where we were going, the best teahouses and pit stops, and what was possible or not based on the season, weather etc. His knowledge was absolutely invaluable—so much so that I’m certain my itinerary would have been impossible with any other guide.

    I wouldn’t think of hiring anyone else as a trekking guide, and I look forward to doing more trekking with Himalaya Darshan!

    Thank you, Gyan!

  2. Just finished the EBC trek with my son, who now lives in Australia, and we had an amazing time – the weather was good and the views fantastic. We even got to the top of Kalapatthar at 5600m. Most importantly our guide Dilli was excellent and nothing was too much trouble. He took such good care of us and organized all the accommodations on the trail, which was significantly better than when I did the same trek 5 years ago. I highly recommend Dilli and Darshan Treks!

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