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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek
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15 Days

Highlights

Trek to Everest Base Camp, conquer high passes and glaciers, experience Sherpa villages and panoramic views, meet locals during tea house stays.

What's included

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Everest is more than a mountain and the journey to its base camp is more than just a trek. Along a route dubbed by some as "the steps to heaven," every bend in the trail provides another photo opportunity — beautiful forests, Sherpa villages, glacial moraines, and foothills. For active adventurers not afraid to break a sweat, our full trekking support staff will bring you close to local cultures before opening a window to the top of the world.
Everest Base Camp Trek
Starts
Kathmandu
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15 Days
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Kathmandu

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Catch the mountain flight to Lukla, enjoying stunning views of the Himalayas. Meet the Sherpas and begin the trek to Phakding.
  • Hike to Namche Bazaar, gateway to Everest Base Camp and spend two nights acclimatizing for the trek.
  • An acclimatisation day allows for an excursion to Thame and Khumjung, the green village.
  • Set out on a 6–7 hr trek through woods and rhododendron forests before arriving in Tengboche.
  • Trek to Dingboche, crossing bridges and rivers with sweeping views of the Himalayan region. Spend 2 nights here to acclimatize.
  • Today is an acclimatization day. Opt to hike to Chhukung or Nagarzhang Peak.
  • Hike through alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier to Lobuche, which has spectacular views of Nuptse.
  • Today includes a challenging climb past the Khumbu Glacier, arriving in Nuptse. Cross the Changri Glacier to Gorakshep, and then enjoy the highlight of reaching Everest Base Camp.
  • Enjoy an early morning trek to Kala Pattar for stunning sunrise views of Everest and surrounding vistas. Later, descend to Pheriche.
  • Descend through Pangboche, with its great gompa, to Kyangjuma.
  • Continue our descent, staying in the small village of Monjo for the evening.
  • The final day of our trek takes us back to Lukla, where we have a chance to relax after the rigorous adventure we just undertook.
  • Catch the short flight back to Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing, or relaxing in one of the many rooftop cafés.
  • Depart at any time.