DELUXE EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

  • DURATION16 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELStrenuous
  • GROUP SIZE1-14
  • MAX ALTITUDE5350

Highlights

  • Short yet exciting flight to Lukla airport
  • Trek through Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar
  • Explore Namche Bazar
  • Visit an ancient monastery in Tengboche
  • Experience rich Sherpa culture and their unique lifestyle
  • Reach Everest Base Camp
  • Witness gorgeous sunrise from Kala Patthar
  • See wonderful scenery and panoramic views of the Himalayas

Trip Overview

Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek is a special package that allows you to see the spectacular beauty of the Himalayas while enjoying all the deluxe perks that the Khumbu region has to offer. Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek package is crafted to let you experience the best of trekking in the Himalayas. The trek offers once in a lifetime experience that stays with you forever.

Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek traverses the famous Khumbu region and takes you to the lap of Mt. Everest, Everest Base Camp. You get to see panoramic views of numerous Himalayas Mountains and glaciers. Likewise, picturesque villages, verdant forests, lovely streams, and colorful prayer flags decorated the trail.

The trail to the Deluxe Everest Base Camp is adventurous. Hundreds and thousands of travelers go on Everest Base Camp Trek every year to fulfill their dream. We have added a few rest days and side excursions in our Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek to make the journey successful and more fun. On the way, you get to see a diverse range of flora and fauna. You walk through Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to numerous Himalayan wildlife.

Join one of our departure dates of Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek, or contact us to organize Deluxe EBC Trek as per your need. We are flexible with itinerary and departure dates. You get the most comprehensive package and best services from Escape Nepal Holidays. Get in touch with us for more information.

Things to See & Experience on Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek

Short yet exciting flight to Lukla airport

Lukla is the starting point of the Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek. A short flight takes you to Lukla. The flight is short and lasts for around 35 minutes. During the flight, you can see stunning views of the Himalayas.

Trek through Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar

You have to pass by Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar. This national park is part of the UNESCO World Natural Site. The park includes many ascends and descends through dense forests. As this national park is home to many species, you get to see diverse flora and fauna on the way.

Explore Namche Bazar

Namche Bazar is the biggest Sherpa settlement area in the Khumbu region. It is also the tourist hub, where you get to meet fellow trekkers from all around the world.

Here, you spend a couple of nights acclimatizing yourself. During your stay here, you go on a short excursion to Everest View Hotel or Syangboche Airstrip. Likewise, you also visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery.

Visit an ancient monastery in Tengboche

Tengboche village houses the oldest and the biggest monastery of the Khumbu region. This monastery was constructed in 1961 by Lama Gulu and later rebuilt twice.

Tengboche monastery is a very significant place for the locals. Many major festivals and celebrations are done here. From the back of the monastery, you can see wonderful views of snow-capped mountains.

Experience rich Sherpa culture and their unique lifestyle

The deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek lets you spend time with Sherpas and people from other communities. You get to see their culture and tradition.

As you are passing through many villages during the trek, there are many opportunities to have deep insight into the daily lifestyle of the locals. Likewise, you can see numerous ancient monasteries, stupas, Chortens, and prayer wheels on the trail.

Reach Everest Base Camp

Located at 5,364 meters Everest Base Camp is the base of Mt. Everest. It is one of the most famous destinations in the world among travel lovers. You get to see panoramic views of many Himalayan Mountains and stunning glaciers from Base Camp.

Witness gorgeous sunrise from Kala Patthar

Kala Patthar is the viewpoint located just above the Everest Base Camp. Kala Patthar offers excellent sunrise along with 360-degree views of the mighty Everest. From here, you can see wonderful scenery.

See wonderful scenery and panoramic views of the Himalayas

Everest Base Camp Deluxe Trek is all about breathtaking landscape views and the tempting Himalayas.

From the very beginning of the journey, you get to see views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Kongde (6,187 m), etc. Along with that, lovely valleys and dense forests filled with a range of floras add a splash of color to the landscape.

Itinerary

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After you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you get picked up by one of our airport representatives.

He then guides you to the hotel and helps you check in. The evening is free for you to relax and stroll on the colorful streets of Kathmandu.

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You go on a guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu today. During the tour, you visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You get to see a great blend of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Tibetan Buddhism while on the tour.

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After a quick breakfast, you drive to the airport and fly to Lukla. The flight is short yet thrilling and beautiful.

Upon landing at the airport, you begin trekking along the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. The trail gradually descends through the lush forests and takes you to Phakding.

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  • Phakding

The day begins following the Dudh Koshi River. You cross the river numerous times and reach Jorsale.

After having lunch here, you begin ascending towards Namche Bazar through the forested path. The trail is steep and tough. Namche Bazar will welcome you with stunning views of snow-capped mountains.

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  • Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazar is a beautiful village and the most developed one in the Khumbu region. You have lots of options to spend the day.

You can go on a short excursion to Everest View Hotel or Syangboche Airstrip to witness fantastic views of the Himalayas as well as to acclimatize yourself. Also, you can visit the Everest Photo Gallery and Sherpa Culture Museum.

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  • Namche Bazaar

The trail moves along the flat ridge path offering wonderful views of Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kantega, Ama Dablam, etc.

You descend to a river and reach Phunki Tenga. From here, the trail ascends through lush rhododendron forests and takes you to Tengboche. Here, you can visit the Tengboche monastery, which is known as the biggest and the oldest monastery in the Khumbu region.

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  • Tengboche

The trail descends through beautiful rhododendron forests and leads you to Imja Khola.

You cross a thrilling suspension bridge and pass by mani walls. Further, you trek and reach Pangboche and continue walking along summer pastures to reach Dingboche.

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  • Dingboche

This is your second rest day in Dingboche. You have got the entire day to yourself. You can go on a short excursion to acclimatize yourself.

From Dingboche, you get to build wonderful views of Mt. Ama Dablam, Island Peak, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Lhotse.

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  • Dingboche

From Dingboche, the trail leads you to a mani prayer stupa. From here, you can enjoy the beautiful views of Mt. Tawache, Mt. Kongma, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Poklade, etc.

Further, you cross a small wooden bridge and pass by Dugla (4,595 m). The trail then follows a steep ascend to Lobuche.

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  • Lobuche

Today, you reach Everest Base Camp. From Lobuche, you walk on a rocky moraine path. The trail offers stunning views of glacial ponds and icebergs below the Khumbu glacier. Further, you descend to Gorakshep, where you take a short lunch break check in to the lodge, and leave all the stuff.

You then trek to base camp and the trail then ascends and takes you to the base of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). After spending some time at the base camp, you descend to Gorak Shep for a night's stay.

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  • Gorekshep

You wake up early in the morning and begin ascending towards Kala Patthar.

From the top of the Kala Patthar, you get to see a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, etc.

You then drop down to Pheriche following the same path for a night stay.

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  • Pheriche

Leaving Pheriche behind, you descend through a hillside covered with juniper trees.

Waking a small break either at Pangboche or Tengboche, you continue ascending and descending through lush forest and small villages to reach Namche Bazar

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  • Namche Bazaar

Today, the trail descends back to Lukla. Trekking through Sagarmatha National Park, you pass by lush forest and many villages.

On the way, you cross many streams before reaching Phakding. From here, you ascend following a stream and reach Lukla.

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  • Lukla

After having an early breakfast, you fly back to Kathmandu. Upon landing at the airport, you drive back to the hotel for a night's stay and the rest of the day is free.

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  • Kathmandu

It's also a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla if you could not fly on the scheduled date and time.

You can go on Bhaktapur and Patan tour or shopping tour in Kathmandu if you want and if the flight happened on time.

Or, we can remove this extra day from the tour itinerary if you do not want to, contact us and consult about options available for the day.

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Today is your last day in Kathmandu. You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your home or next destination.

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What's Included

  • Airport transfers
  • Four nights’ 5-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • Meals during the trek with hot tea/coffee in breakfast as per the itinerary
  • Sagarmatha national park entry permits and TIMS
  • Flight fare (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) with domestic airport tax
  • Eleven nights best available lodges accommodation on trek
  • A guide and porters (1 porter for every two trekkers)
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service, which will be paid by your travel insurance company
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, and duffle bag, if necessary (returned after the trek)

What's Excluded

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Food (lunch and dinner) while you are in Kathmandu
  • Your personnel expenses/shopping, entrance fees on the Kathmandu tour.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Sweet things like chocolate bars and bar bills
  • Hot shower, internet, telephone, and laundry
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide and staff
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Check Available Dates

  • Small group departure: We have set a date to depart the Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek. So, select your date and book, & a private Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek is available on any day of the year, contact us for the price and booking.
  • Group Size & Price: We have listed the price for up to 14 people only on this page, if you are more than 14 people, please contact us for the group price and process to book.
  • Booking Confirmation: We need the booking confirmation for deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek at least two weeks before the trek date and if your date is less than two weeks, please Contact us to check availability before you make a booking and pay.
Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityPrice 
Start Date06 Oct, 2022End Date21 Oct, 2022AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$2200
Start Date18 Oct, 2022End Date02 Nov, 2022AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$2200

Useful Information

Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary

The Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla. After landing here, you meet with the other crew members and begin moving towards Phakding, your first stop for the day.

The trail passes through dense forests crossing several streams and takes you to the famous Namche Bazar.

Further, the trail moves along Tengboche village, Dingboche, and Lobuche. Passing by the last settlement area at Gorak Shep, you reach Everest Base Camp. The next morning, you hike up to Kala Patthar to capture the gorgeous sunrise and retrace the route back.

Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty

Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek. If you are a new trekker, then the trail can get a little tough for you. There are many ascends and descends that you have to overcome before reaching EBC.

Likewise, the trail also involves steep and rugged paths. You are to walk 6 to 7 hours a day. Previous trekking experience is not needed to go on Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek, however, you have to be in good health and physical fitness to go on the trek.

Best time to go on Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek

Autumn and spring are considered the best time to go on Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek. Months in these seasons are March to April and September to December.

The weather is mostly stable, which is needed for a safe and successful journey. Likewise, the climate also remains moderate. In spring, you can see various Himalayan vegetation, while in autumn, you can be part of one of the many festivals that are being celebrated at this time.

Accommodation on Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek

We provide 5-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu for 4 nights as per the above itinerary.

And, you stay overnight in the most comfortable and lavish lodges on the trail. The rooms will be big with a comfortable bed and a private washroom (in most places). As per your need, we l either book you a single or twin-sharing room.

Likewise, you also get facilities like Wi-Fi and hot showers in most places, which are generally not available everywhere and cost extra money.

The hotel we provide:

  • Hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu: 4 nights
  • Yeti Mountain Home: 5 nights (Lukla - 1 night, Phakding - 1 night & Namche - 3 nights)
  • Best Available Lodges in Other Villages: 6 nights

Meals on Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek

You get a wide variety of food options to choose from during the Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek. You can find Nepali, Tibetan, Continental, Indian dishes.

We make sure you are getting delicious and healthy meals throughout the journey. Dishes like rice, curries, soup, bread, eggs, veggies, meat, sandwich, pizza, pasta, momo, noodle, pudding, pastries, etc. are available.

Equipment List for Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek

As you are going for Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek, you need to have adequate trekking gear/equipment to have a successful EBC Trek. The trekking gear plays a vital role for comfortable trekking and Successful Trek in the Himalayas. Find the list of gear that you need for the Trek.

General

  • Four seasons Sleeping bag (Optional), we can provide you one if required
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep all gear, which will be carried by the porter.
  • Daypack for yourself to keep your things such as a camera, water, and things that you need for the day.
  • A down Jacket (we provide you one if you do not have
  • Shade hat
  • Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  • A pair of light-weight warm gloves
  • T-shirts 2-3 pieces
  • Lightweight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket
  • Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • A pair of quick-drying nylon hiking shorts
  • Two pairs of trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees
  • Four pairs of warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots
  • A pair of light trekking shoes or sandals for camp/lodges
  • A water bottle
  • Head/torch Light
  • A medium-size towel
  • Walking poles (optional)

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  • We recommend consulting with your doctor for medication suggestions to take for these regions.

Miscellaneous but Important

  • Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies), these extra passport photos are necessary to obtain the trekking permits.
  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  • Lip balm at least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  • Sun cream with SPF 40
  • Water purification Iodine tablets (optional)
  • Toiletry kit and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.