Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Classic Trek is a less common way to reach the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain. The 20-day trek entails walking on trails that very few trekkers have explored. Initially known as the Jiri to Everest base camp trek, this is the only hike to Everest that involves a long drive The long drive from Kathmandu to Salleri is an enjoyable one, showcasing the diverse and beautiful Nepalese landscape. Our trek on the classic trail ends on the eighth day and we join the main trails. Lush rhododendron forests, Buddhist monasteries, Sherpa settlements, colorful prayer flags, deep gorges, fast flowing rivers,

per adult from

$1,786

AUD

Duration

14 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 13x Breakfast
    • 11x Dinner
    • 11x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 12 nights
    • Airport pick up & drop off service in a private vehicle
    • Domestic Transport (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu)
    • Highly experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, trained in first-aid Trek Leader (Guide)
    • Assistant Trekking Guide (4 trekkers : 1 Asst. guide) for personalized cares
    • Porter service to carry your main luggage during the trek (2 trekkers : 1 porter)
    • Staff cost including their food, accommodation, salary, flight, insurance, equipment etc.
    • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee and Community Fee
    • First Aid kit, Pulse Oximeter and essential medicines (Paracetamol, Diamox etc.)
    • Souvenirs - Accessible Adventures’ kit bag (Duffel bag), T-shirt, and trekking map
    • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trek completion)
    • All Local and Government taxes, administrative charges
    • 3-star Deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
    • Best available clean and comfortable Tea house accommodation during the trek
    • Entry/Admission - Kala Patthar
    What's excluded :
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival or late departure
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Nepal Visa fee
    • Travel and medical insurance
    • Excess baggage fee (15 kg Baggage allowance)
    • Personal expenses (phone call, internet, laundry, bar bills, snacks, battery recharge, etc.)
    • Personal trekking gear and equipment
    • Tips for guide, porter and driver (tipping is expected)
    • Any unseen expenses due to circumstances beyond our control

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4592ft) Transfer to Hotel and Trek Preparation

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    On arrival, our representative will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. After checking in, meet your trek leader and other team members. A briefing on your upcoming adventure will follow. Clear your doubts if you have any. Check your gear, do some last minute shopping or stroll down Thamel, a prominent tourist hub
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 2: Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,561ft) Duration: 35 minutes flight, 3-4 hours (8 km) trek

    Stop At: Phakding, Phakding, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Walk through Chauri Kharka village and descend towards the Dudh Koshi river. The scenic trail follows the bank of the river until Phakding(2,610m), a small Sherpa village nestled in the verdant Dudh Koshi Valley. En route, you get a glimpse of Khumbila, a sacred peak worshipped by the Sherpas. This is one of the few unclimbed peaks in the Khumbu region as no one is allowed to step on this sacred peak.

    If you are not too tired, stroll around the village and interact with the locals or head to one of the cafes and enjoy a hot brew or a drink. Overnight in Phakdin
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Teahouse

    Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440m/11,284ft) Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (10.5 km) trek

    Stop At: Namche Bazaar, Namche Bazaar, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Set off to Namche Bazaar, better known as the “Sherpa capital” of Nepal. The track crosses over the milky glacial river of Dudh Koshi. Walk above a suspension bridge, and the beautiful pine forest up to Monjo. You get to cross several suspension bridges including the famous Hillary Suspension bridge! Get your permits ready for a check after approaching the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park.

    Trek further down alongside to Dudh Koshi River up to Jorsale where we have lunch. After some rest, it is a bit of a tough climb up the hill till Namche Bazaar, the economic hub of Everest Region. Brace yourself as you catch the first glimpse of Mount Everest in all its glory from a vantage point known as Tope Danda. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation: Teahouse

    Day 4: First Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,284ft) Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (6 km) trek

    Stop At: Namche Bazaar, Namche Bazaar, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    We will spend a day in Namche Bazaar in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning air. We will trek a short distance to a museum that is celebrated for its exhibits of the traditional customs of the Sherpa people. We will also hike up to the Syangboche Airport and the Everest View Hotel, one of the highest-placed hotels in the world. From this point, we can see rewarding views of the Himalayas including Mt Everest.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Local Lodge.

    Day 5: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3,860m/12,661ft) Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

    Stop At: Tyangboche, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Today’s trail offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kwangde are some of the Himalayan giants you will see while you trek. The walk through juniper and rhododendron forests with the giant peaks looming overhead makes this a memorable hike.

    Today’s trek ends at the Sherpa village of Tengboche. One can enjoy a close view of Ama Dablam, renowned as one of the most beautiful peaks in the world, from Tengboche. Tengboche Monastery, the largest Buddhist monastery in the Khumbu region, looms over the village.

    Visit the monastery and feel the calmness of the place descend over you. Listen to the trance-inducing hum and chants of the monks. Moreover, the golden rays of the sun brushing over the snowy mountains, including Ama Dablam and Thamserku, during sunrise and sunset is not to be missed. Overnight in Tengboche.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at local lodge.

    Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m/14,465ft) Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (11 km) trek

    Stop At: Dingboche, Dingboche, Eastern Region
    You cross over to the plains and the Imja Khola (River) towards Pangboche. The village has the biggest as well as the highest permanent settlement of Sherpas in the region. The typical Sherpa village ambiance and the local food will keep you amused! In the afternoon head towards Dingboche. You can enjoy inspiring views of Island Peak and Ama Dablam. Overnight in Dingboche.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Local Lodge.

    Day 7: Second Acclimatization Day at Dingboche (4,410m/14,465ft) Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (4.5 km) trek

    Stop At: Dingboche, Dingboche, Eastern Region
    We take day off in Dingboche to acclimatize to the high altitude. A popular stop for trekkers and climbers headed to Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, or ImjaTse, there’s a lot to do here.
    After breakfast take an acclimatization hike to Nagarjun Hill(5100m) that lies close to the village. It is an upward hike with no technical sections. There may be some loose rocks and you may have to watch your step as you scramble on some sections. But no technical climbing is required and apart from the altitude, there's nothing you need to worry about.
    Named after a Buddhist hermitage that lies on the hill, Nangkatshang or Nagarjun is one of the best viewpoints in the Khumbu region. One can enjoy incredible 360-degree views of Makalu, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kantega, Thamserku, etc. The best views are of Ama Dablam (one can see the whole mountain, from the base to the summit) and Island Peak. You can also get a close-up view of the Imja glacier from here.
    You can take rest or stroll around the village.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m/16,105ft) Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (8 km) trek

    Stop At: Lobuche, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Today, the trail continues along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials for climbers who have perished on nearby summits. We continue to climb as we are heading to the village of Lobuche which is located at the foot of giant Lobuche peak. Some breathing problems may arise today due to the altitude.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at lodge.

    Day 9: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,140m/16,860ft) and visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,594ft)

    Stop At: Everest Base Camp Trail, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek
    This is a big and difficult day walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp at 5,365 m, the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without mountaineering equipment. During spring, there will likely be expedition teams about to attempt the summit. The view of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is spectacular. We return back to Gorak Shep for the night.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at local Lodge.

    Day 10: Hike to Kala Patthar (5550m/18,204ft) and descend to Pheriche (4,240m/13,908ft) Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (12 km) trek

    Stop At: Kala Patthar, Nepal
    After breakfast head towards Kala Patthar, the most popular viewpoint in the Everest Region. Kala Patthar is the highest point of your trek at 5550 meters. Since the summit of Mount Everest is not visible from Everest Base Camp, trekkers usually hike to Kala Patthar to get a close-up view of the world’s tallest peak.

    Kala Patthar is surrounded by icy walls of Mount Pumori, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse. Enjoy a 360-degree view of these Himalayan giants. Watch the fiery rays of the sun lighting the rocky pinnacle of Mount Everest from atop the Kala Patthar. Later, return to Gorak Shep and head down towards Pheriche. Overnight in Pheriche.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at local Lodge.

    Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche (3,440m/11,284ft) Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (19 km) trek

    Stop At: Pheriche, खुम्जुंग 56000, Nepal
    It is comparatively an easy downhill trek from Pheriche to Tengboche. After an hour of scaling a hill, by late afternoon you will reach Namche Bazaar. Soak in the experiences and take a good night’s rest. Overnight in Namche.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at local lodge.

    Day 12: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft) Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (18.5 km) trek

    Stop At: Lukla, Lukla, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Today's walk brings you to Lukla again. After breakfast, trek towards the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then through several local villages till Lukla. In Lukla you can celebrate your conquest! This would officially be your last night in the mountains. We are sure you will experience the joy and celebrate the bonds that you have made. Overnight in Lukla.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at local lodge.

    Day 13: Lukla to kathmandu

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Your successful trek concludes today. Wake up early to bid a very fond farewell to the spectacular scenery of the Khumbu before boarding your morning back to Kathmandu. Watching the Himalayas pass beneath your window, you’ll now be able to recognize many of the significant peaks. After the mountains’ solitude, the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu may come as something of a surprise. You’ll be transferred to your hotel to spend the rest of the day at your leisure; feel free to relax or explore the local markets. There are plenty of great restaurants in Thamel where you can enjoy dinner before returning to your hotel to spend the night.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel kathmandu suite home

    Day 14: Farewell and Departure

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Bid goodbye to Kathmandu and head to the airport. You will be transferred to the international airport well on time to catch your flight. If you want to extend your stay, you can let us know, and we will help you further plan your journey into the Himalayas.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Departure Time :
    6:45 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Accessible Adventure Pvt. Ltd

Activity ID: V-65641P13

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .