EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK - 12 DAYS

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  • DURATION12 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELModerate
  • GROUP SIZE1-14
  • MAX ALTITUDE5555

Highlights

  • Histrionic Mountain flight to Lukla
  • Explore the local Sherpa culture, tradition and lifestyle
  • Crossing the High suspension Hanging Bridge
  • Explore the Tibetan Buddhism, flora and fauna in Everest Region
  • Close up view of Himalaya views
  • Explore the Base camp of highest Mountain (the Everest)
  • Hike to Kalapathar to see the magnificent view of Mount Everest with Sunrise
  • Friendly and experienced guide and porter

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most famous treks in the world, and the Everest Base Camp Trek is located in the highest National park, The Sagarmatha National park. The Everest is a brand itself for expedition, hiking, and trekking. We have many trekking programs in the Everest region that includes trekking to base camp. The 16 Days Everest Base Camp and Everest Base Camp – 14 Days are popular trekking package in Nepal, and both of the packages include your arrival and departure days to and from Nepal. We have 12 Days Itinerary for Everest Base Camp Trek that starts and ends in Kathmandu.

12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary starts with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The 12-day EBC trekking then follows the Dudhkoshi River valley by stopping at Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and finally reach Gorekshep. You then trek to Everest Base Camp, and EBC is the final destination of the 12-Day Everest Base Camp Trek. After visiting EBC and hiking to Kalapattar viewpoint, you will trek back to Lukla by staying at Pheriche, Namche, and Lukla.

The Major attractions and highlights of 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek are the nature, landscape, and Mountain View. You experience the different landscapes and great Himalayan views with the views of the highest peak in the world (Everest). Further, you see Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Amadablam, etc… Other attractions of the 12 Days EBC hike are to experience the Sherpa culture, lifestyle, and way of life as the Everest region is the land of Sherpa people.

Itinerary

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Our guide comes to pick you up at your hotel in Kathmandu, and you drive to Kathmandu Airport (domestic terminal) early in the morning as most of the Lukla flights are operated in the morning. You then have a short flight to Lukla and meet our other crew for the 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek.

After meeting with the crew, you start the trek. The trekking for today is short and easy. It takes about 4 hours to reach Phakding. Check in to the Lodge. The rest of the days is free to explore.

  • Guest House
  • L, D
  • 2610
  • Phakding

After breakfast at the Lodge, you start the trek to Namche Bazaar, and it is about 7 hours trek and a little challenging trek today compare to other trekking days of the 12 days EBC trek.

After few hours of trek, you enter Sagarmatha National Park at Jorsale and check in to the park after stamping your entry permit of National park. You also have lunch and start another half of the trek that is more step to reach Namche. You reach Namche Bazaar after a few hours trek and check in to the Lodge.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3440
  • Namche Bazaar

Today is your rest day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization, and this is necessary to adopt the altitude as you are trekking to the base camp of Everest. You also can walk up to Khumjung through Everest View Hotel in Syangbuche.

You can see the Great Himalayan view, including Everest from Syangbuche, and you will visit Khumjung village, monastery, and Hillary school and return to Namche to stay another night.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3440
  • Namche Bazaar

After breakfast at the Lodge, you start trek to Tengboche, and it is about 5 to 6 hours to reach Tengboche. The trekking goes through the flat-level trail till Sanasa, and you hike down to Phunki Tenga, and you also have lunch here.

You start trekking to Tengboche, which takes about 2 hours. The trekking goes through the forest of rhododendron flower, which is the national flower of Nepal. The forest is colorful and beautiful when it blooms in the spring season.

You check in to lodge once you reach Tengboche. You also have free time to visit Tengboche Monastery. The monastery is a very popular monastery and the biggest monastery in the region for Himalayan Buddhism.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3870
  • Tengboche

After breakfast at the Lodge, you start trek to Dingboche, and today is the 5th day of your 12 Day Everest Base Camp Trek. The trekking is about 6 hours, and through the forest, you have lunch at Somare and continue trek to Dingboche Village. You can view the Great Himalayan view, including Lhotse, Amadablam, and many more.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 4260
  • Dingboche

Today is the second rest day of your Everest Base Camp Trek – 12 Days. You go hike to Nagarjan hill, or you can hike to Chukum village alternatively.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 4260
  • Dingboche

After breakfast at the Lodge, you start trek to Lobuche. The trekking today takes about 7 to 8 hours, and the trail is mostly uphill.

You have Lunch at Dhukla and start another half to reach Lobuche.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 4930
  • Lobuche

After an early breakfast at the lodge, you start trek to Gorekshep. The trekking today takes about three hours, and check in to the Lodge. You be fresh and have lunch.

You then start the final journey to Everest Base Camp that takes about 3 hours. On reaching EBC, you take great photographs of the Himalayas and Khumbu Glacier. You then return to Gorekshep to stay overnight at Gorekshep.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 5364
  • Gorekshep

You will hike up to Kalapattar view this morning, and you have to start the hike early morning before the sunrise as you are going to hike to Kalapattar to see the sunrise view over the Himalayas.

It takes about 1 one half hours to reach Kalapattar, and it is one of the best points to view Everest and the other Himalayas. The sunrise over Everest and the other Himalayas are fantastic.

You then trek back to Gorekshep and have breakfast. You then start trek down to Pheriche, and the trail is the same as you hike before, and most of the trails are downhill till the Pheriche.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 5555
  • Pheriche

After breakfast at the lodge, you start trek to Namche, and the trekking will be about 6 hours to Namche Bazaar. You stop at Tengboche to have lunch and further trekking to Namche.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 3440
  • Namche Bazaar

Today is the last day of the whole 12 days Everest Base Camp Trek. The trek today takes about 6 hours to reach Lukla.

Most of the trail today is downhill and on reaching Lukla. Check into the Lodge in Lukla.

  • Guest House
  • B, L, D
  • 2840
  • Lukla

You have early breakfast this morning as most of the flights to Kathmandu are in the morning. You take a short flight to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.

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What's Included

  • Domestic airport transfers
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on trek
  • Accommodation in lodges on trek
  • A guide & porters
  • Paper work, National park entry permits & TIMS permit
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu with airport tax
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and duffle bag – if Necessary (return after the trek)

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Any hotels, tours and meals in Kathmandu
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge
  • Tips for the guide and porters
  • Anything not mentioned in included section

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