Everest Basecamp Trek

Everest base camp trek takes you to the foot of the world highest mountain of the world- Mt. Everest (8848m.). Everest base camp trek of the Everest/ Khumbu region is the best and popular trekking destination of Nepal. Ever since Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary put their foot on the top of the Mt. Everest from the Nepalese side, Everest Base camp trek as well as the Everest region/ Khumbu region gained its popularity. This trek offers the trekkers Himalayan experience with the amazing view of towering snow clad mountains. Everest base camp trek takes you into the nature’s heaven of unrivaled beauty that stimulates your emotions and becomes the lifetime memory. In this trek you enjoy the excellent mountain vistas of 8000m peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m.), Mt. Lhotse (8516m.), Makalu (8485m.) and Cho Oyo (8201m.). You also see the panoramic view of other mountains like Nuptse, Ama Dablam (6856m.), Pumori (, Kusum Khangaru, Tamserku and many more climbing peaks. While trekking to the Everest base camp, you also visit numerous legendry Sherpa villages. This trek is the chance to explore the culture and lifestyle of the legendry Sherpa people who are famous for mountaineering around the world enjoying their greetings and hospitality. The culture, religion and lifestyle of the Sherpa people are similar to that of the Tibetan people. The Dumje festival and the Masked Mani Rimdu Dance performed in the Monastery is the main festival of the Sherpa people. En route you visit the Tengboche Monastery which is the highest monastery of the world. In this monastery, you can observe the masked Mani Rimdu dance as well get insight into the lifestyle of the Monks and Nuns. In Everest base camp trekking you also hike to the Kala Patthar which is the perfect vantage point to observe the unrivaled view the Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. The Everest base camp trek starts from the Lukla airstrip after 30minutes flight from Kathmandu. You traverse through the forest of Rhododendron, firs, pine and oak in the lower altitude and yak grazing pastures, alpine bushes in the higher altitude. You also walk through the UNESCO enlisted world heritage site Sagarmatha National park where you see various types of flora and fauna as well as the wildlife. This national park is famous for the endangered Red panda, Snow leopard and other wildlife. To go for the Everest base camp trek, the best time is from September to November as well as Mid March to May.

What is included?

  • Hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast at Micasa hotel
  • TIMS permit,daily meals( Breakfast, lunh & dinner) during trekking
  • Trekking guide trekking porter to carry your baggage
  • Pick up from Airport on your arrival day
  • lodge accommodation during trekking
  • Transportation to Kathmandu
  • Sight seeing in Kathmandu

What is excluded?

  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • entry fee in palaces & temples of Kathmandu
  • drinks (hot/cold/alcoholic)
  • personal nature expenses
  • travel insurance
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Day to Day Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m.).
  • Day 02:Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for Trekking.
  • Day 03:Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m.), 3/4 hours walk.
  • Day 04:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3430m.), 5/6 hours walk.
  • Day 05:Rest at Namche with some excursion.
  • Day 06:Namche to Tengboche (3867m.), 4/5 hours walk
  • Day 07:Tengboche to Dingboche (4260m.), 5/6 hours walk.
  • Day 08:Rest at Dingboche.
  • Day 09:Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m.), 6/7 hours walk.
  • Day 10:Lobuche to Everest base camp and return back to Gorekshep, 5/6 hours walk.
  • Day 11:Hike to Kalapatthar and then return back to Pheriche, 5/6 hours walk.
  • Day 12:Pheriche to Namche Bazaar, 4/5 hours walk.
  • Day 13:Namche to Lukla, 5/6 hours walk.
  • Day 14:Lukla to Kathmandu/ 40-45 minute fly.
Important Note

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Take Me Trekking.Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Equipments and Map

  • Sleeping bag (down suitable to -15 C)
  • Jacket - Polar Fleece/Down/Gore-Tex
  • 2-3 T-shirts Long-sleeve shirt/sweater
  • Thermal underwear (poly-propolene)
  • Light-weight trousers (preferably quick-dry)
  • Wool hat
  • Sun hat
  • Cotton/wool socks
  • Trekking boots
  • Sun glasses
  • Small Towel (preferably quick-dry)
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal items (toiletries, medications, etc…)
  • Flash light
  • Sandals
  • Water bottle
  • Rain/wind jacket
  • Maps/note book/sweets/snacks
  • Day-pack for yourself
  • Kit or duffel bag (porter will carry this one)
  • First aid kit