Everest Base Camp Trek

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Day 1 – (May 19th) Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive by flight in Kathmandu.

Take the arranged private airport transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. Receive a trip briefing and enjoy a beautiful welcome dinner as a group.

 Day 2 – (May 20th )Kathmandu

Explore this ancient and mysterious city. Eating local food, going to monasteries and shopping at local markets, getting any gear you may need. Rental gear like jackets and pants are available in Kathmandu.

Day 3 – (May 21st) Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding

Take a private airport transfer to the airport.

Fly a memorable 45-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport, arguably the most spectacular (and possibly the most dangerous) airport in the world.

Start trekking toward the Dudh Kosi river, passing fields of potatoes and buck-wheat and small villages, until we reach the first overnight stop at Phakding.

3-4 hours of trekking total.

Day 4 -(May 22nd) Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Cross and re-cross the glacial Dudh Kosi river.

Walk through pine forests and terraced fields, as spectacular mountain peaks unfold above the deep river valley.

Pass through the gates of the Sagamartha National Park.

Cross a spectacular high bridge before commencing an ascent to the village of Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital of Nepal. The sight of the prosperous village is coupled with your first view of Mt Everest.

After lunch, peruse the Tibetan traders’ stalls or the Sherpa shops in search of a bargain.

6 hours of trekking total.


Day 5 – (May 23rd) Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Acclimatize to the high altitude by resting at your hotel, or exploring the local area.

Snap some pictures of the spectacular peaks that tower above, even at the height of this mountainous village.

Visit the interesting collection of mountaineering items and photographs at the Sherpa Cultural Centre.

Optional: Those who are fit and acclimatizing well may wish to take the optional morning walk.


Day 6 – (May 24th) Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Meander around the ridges on the trail to Tengboche, one of the most spectacular trekking days in Nepal. Clearly see Mt Everest on the horizon ahead before descending through splendid rhododendron forests.

Cross the Dudh Kosi and ascent to the top of a long ridge which flows from the summit of Kantega. Pass through a traditional gateway before cresting the ridge onto a wide grassy meadow at the monastery village of Tengboche.

Watch the spectacular sunset framed by Mt Everest and all the other major peaks of the area.

5-6 hours of trekking total.


Day 7 – (May 25th) Tengboche to Dingboche

Take a final early morning view of the mountains from the monastery, then head down to cross the Imja Khola river before an easy climb along a wide open trail to the small village of Pangboche.

Take a slight detour to visit the Pangboche Gomba, the oldest monastery in the Khumbu.

Cross the river again and trek up to Dingboche village.

5-6 hours of trekking total.


Day 8 – (May 26th) Dingboche to Duglha

Trek through the Khumbu Khola valley along an arid terrace with awesome views of mountains on all sides.

Pass by Dusa, a yak herding village, and Phulung Karpo, the camp site of the first successful Everest expedition in 1953, on the way to Duglha.

3-4 hours of trekking total.


Day 9 – (May 27th) Duglha to Lobuche

Pass through boulder-strewn slopes as you ascend Chupki Lhara, an eerie ridge top with dramatic mountain views, to find an array of stones with prayer flags, used as memorials.

Follow the trail as it drops to and crosses the Khumbu Glacier moraine.

3-4 hours of trekking total.


Day 10 – (May 28th) Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp

Climb a small ascent to Thangma Riju where you can see breathtaking 360-degree vistas of nearby mountains. You will also see your first glimpse of Kala Patthar, a grey-green knoll beneath Mt. Pumori.

As you reach Gorakshep, you will snow-capped mountains looming all around you, including Mt Everest.

Eat lunch and rest briefly, before continuing on to Everest Base Camp, where mountaineers’ tents stand out in bright colors against the monotony of grey surroundings.

Enjoy some time at Everest Base camp before heading back to stay overnight at Gorak Shep.

8-9 hours of trekking total.


Day 11 –(May 29th) Gorak Shep to Summit of Kala Patthar, Heli to Lukla

Start early in the morning to climb up to the peak of Kala Patthar to catch the sunrise over Mt Everest. This is one of the hardest climbs of the trek, with your body almost demanding more oxygen than is available in the air, but it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience with literally breathtaking views.

Immediately upon trekking down from the summit, take a private

Helicopter transport to Lukla, seeing incredible views of the Himalayas,

knowing that the trekking is over, and the celebration continues!

3 hours of trekking total.


Day 12 – (May 30th) Lukla - Kathmandu

Take an Early morning flight to Kathmandu, where hot showers and big comfy beds await! We get massages and relax, eating dinner and doing a little shopping at the markets.


Day 13 – (May 31st) Kathmandu

Spend today recovering and exploring the markets. Getting a little lost and eating the best Nepali food around.

Day 14 –(June 1st) Departure Kathmandu

After breakfast, checkout of the apartment and take a private airport transfer to the Kathmandu airport for your flight home, or continue your exploration of Nepal.

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Everest Base Camp Trek

October 13, 2019
October 27, 2019

Trek at the Top of the World to Everest Base Camp and Helicopter down!

After arriving in Kathmandu in Nepal, you will be flown deep into the Himalayas, where you will begin the breathtaking trek to Everest Base Camp, and continue upwards to the peak of Kala Patthar where you will have sweeping views of the peak of Everest and surrounding mountains. Along the way you may find yourself meditating with monks in a monastery, playing soccer with kids and seeing the most incredible sights on Earth from the trek, and from a Helicopter on our way down the mountain, seeing the Himalayas in a once-in-a-lifetime view, saving you days of trekking.

What To Expect

Regarded as one of the best treks on Earth, the Everest Base Camp trek is also among the world’s most famous trekking routes. On your way to the highest mountain in the world, Everest at 8,848m, you will make your way past majestic mountains, high mountain villages, isolated monasteries, and experience the innate hospitality of the local people and the ever-smiling Sherpas. Our group will be a maximum size of 7 people, who are all fun, positive and epic human beings like you.

What's Included

  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All airport transfers by private vehicles
  • Tea-house lodging every night during the trek
  • Helicopter from Gorakshep (near EBC) to Lukla (the airport)
  • Personal porter to carry your bag, and all his/her expenses
  • ‍Experienced government-licensed English-speaking guide
  • Domestic airfare (Kathmandu to Lukla roundtrip) and all airport taxes
  • All standard meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with cup of tea/coffee during the trek
  • Trekkers’ Information Management Systems (TIMS) card, mandatory for safety on treks
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and gloves in your size.
  • ‍Staff insurance, medical, and equipment
  • ‍First aid kit
  • ‍Company t-shirt and certificate of trek
  • Tour of Kathmandu
  • Monastery visit to see monks & meditate with them in the Himalayas.
  • ‍All government and local taxes

What's Not Included

  • Your personal travel/trekking insurance
  • Your flight to Kathmandu
  • Mountain rescue charges, if needed (Travelers insurance covers this)
  • Alcohol
  • Tips for local staff


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Everest Base Camp (Early bird discount)



Everest Base Camp (Early bird discount)


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