Trekking to Everest Base Camp is the bucket-list dream for many… from its breathtaking views of towering mountain peaks of Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru and not to mention the awe-inspiring Everest at 8848m from Kalapatthar (5545m) at sunrise! Visit the memorials to the trekking greats and feel their spirit as you prepare for the epic climb to reach base camp (5357m) and leave your ‘khata’ (Tibetan Buddhist scarf) flapping in the wind to ask for protective energy and prayer. This trek is more than just a milestone to check off…it offers you a window into the traditional lives of the Khumbhu Sherpas. You will enrich your awareness of the rich cultural and religious heritage by visiting the famous Tengboche and Pangboche Monasteries. You will fall in love with the stunning glaciers and dynamic scenery of the amazing Khumbhu region, including the powerful Dudh Khosi (lit. “Milk River”) valley. In Spring (March – May), you will mesmorised by the immense beauty of rhododendron forests and wildflowers which provide a kaleidoscope of colours. In Autumn (September – November) you will be overcome by clear blue skies and excellent weather. For additional challenge and an even wider array of spectacular wilderness and high passes, check out the Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lakes trek.
These treks typically require you to do 6-7 hours each day over steep hilly terrain on usually rough trails but with no real extremes of weather. Treks in this category can include trekking to elevations of up to 5500m with daily ascends of around 400-700m.When trekking at higher altitudes, your body needs to adjust to lower levels of oxygen and this provides added physical challenge to the trek. It is important to be physically fit and to prepare your body by doing regular exercise prior to embarking on your trek. Previous hiking or camping experience is preferable.
Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel, welcome dinner, overnight Hotel.
Day 2Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu, preparation day, overnight Hotel.
Day 3Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2650m), 4 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 4Trek to Namche Bazaar (3435m), 5-6 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 5Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar (3435m), trek to Shyangboche (3750m) and Khumjung Village (3780m), 6 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 6Trek to Tengboche (3860m), 6 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 7Trek to Dingboche (4410m) via Pangboche Monastery, 6 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 8Rest day in Dingboche (4750m), side treks, 4-5 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 9Trek to Lobuche (4900m), 5-6 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 10Trek to Everest Base Camp (5357m) and back to Gorakshep (5100m), 9-10 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 11Climb Kalapatthar (5545m) for sunrise* (2 hours) and trek to Pheriche (4240m), 4 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 12Trek to Monjo (2840m) or Namche Bazaar (3435m), 5-6 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 13Trek to Lukla (2800m), 6 hours, overnight teahouse.
Day 14Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (45 mins), stay at Hotel , farewell dinner.
Day 15International Departure
Price: USD 600This trek will take you on a journey of discovery. Each location in your itinerary has been deliberately selected to offer you superb mountain views.
Price: USD 900Highlights of this compact trip include a breathtaking sunrise from Poon Hill, walking in the shadows of giant peaks such as Annapurna (8109m), Dhaulagiri (8176m) and Machhapuchhare (Fish tail) peak…
Price: USD 1100Highlights of this trip include the Mt. Dhaulagiri icefall at Kalopani, visiting Muktinath Monastery, one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindu Vaishnavas and Tibetan Buddhists.
Price: USD 1100The Pikey Peak Trek is a well-known for its amazing sunrises and sunsets featuring the outlines of the most spectacular towering mountain giants.
Price: USD 1150This itinerary is perfect for people who have short time constraints, a love for the mountains and want all of this in a relatively easier package (below 4000m) than hiking over high passes to Everest Base Camp or Gokyo Lakes.
Price: USD 1050This trek is both remote and compact, passing through isolated Gurung villages, beautiful rhododendron forests and rarely-trekked high alpine pastures.
Price: USD 1100 Trekking in Annapurna region will give you a feast of high mountains such as Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna 1 (8051m), Annapurna South (7219m) and the holy Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail) Peak.
Price: USD 800This trek offers you the chance to investigate the rich culture and hospitality of the Tamang including the lifestyles, architecture of their mountain homes and ancient monasteries along the way.
Price: USD 1200Highlights of this truly unforgettable paradise include the Langtang Valley which is enclosed by snow-capped mountains and features relatively untouched Tamang culture and of course the high altitude sacred lake of Gosainkunda (4300m) in the South- West of the national park.