Overview

Mount Everest (8848m), the highest peak of the world has always been a feature for appealing large number of tourist every year. An attempt to reach at the base of the top peak in the world will no doubt offer elating and fantastic experiences. Everest Base Camp trek, the most breathtaking mountain trail will in fact take us to the world famous Sherpa settlement. Plus, you will see the culture of bright prayer flags, the appealing Namche Bazaar, pass by the Sagarmatha National Park. Also, the most appealing part of the trek is reaching the highest view point-Kala Pattar lying at 5550m.

Everest Base Camp trek will begin with an exciting mountain flight to the Tenzing-Hillary airport at Lukla. You will then pass through the appealing Sherpa community Phakding, Namche bazaar. Our path continues to make way up all the way passing through Tengboche, Pheriche, then to Gorakshep and to end with reach Mt. Everest base camp. Subsequently, we will climb to Kalapattar meaning in Nepali black rock which is the incredible view spot and the keep on walking to descend to Lukla and take a scenic flight back to Kathmandu

Boundless Himalaya Trekking and Expeditions is self-assured to put forward Everest Base Camp along with the incomparable service. Without doubt, Everest Base Camp climb is intended to everyone from proficient climber to an inexpert adventure enthusiast. You will be stunned with the superb vistas of Nuptse, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and numerous other snow-topped peaks of Everest area.

A. Itinerary in Detail (16 Days)

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival /pick up from airport / transfer hotel / tour briefing
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for the trekking
Day 03: Kathmandu – Lukla (40 min flight) – Phakding; 3-4 hours trek (Trekking times only; stops not included) 

 Early morning flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) / trek starts / pass Chaurikharka village / make a descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m/8,300ft) / the trail follows the bank of the Dudhkosi River until Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) / overnight.

Day 04 : Phakding-Namche Bazaar: 5-6 hours
Trail crosses Dudhkoshi River over a long suspension bridge / then leads you along the river to Hilary’s Suspension Bridge /  trail climbs further to Namche Bazaar / overnight
Day 05 : Namche Bazaar: Rest day
Rest day taken for the acclimatization / day hikes / Thame and Khunde possible / overnight
Day 06 : Namche Bazaar- Tyangboche: 6-7 hours 
Climb up to the Shyangboche airstrip / just above the airstrip is the Everest View Hotel / a Japanese scheme to build / deluxe hotel with great views of of the Himalayas / trail descends slightly to Dudhkoshi at 3250m / steep ascent toTengboche Gompa / stunning background of Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest and other peaks / overnight
Day 07 : Tengboche-Dingboche: 5-6 hours
slight descent early through lush forest / gradual climb up to the valleys highest year round settlement of Pangboche (3,860m/12,664ft) / continue ascending in the afternoon through alpine meadows and yak herds / eventually reaching Dingboche / overnight
Day 08 : Dingboche: Rest Day
The second rest day is taken for the acclimatization at Dingboche / side-trips planned from Dingboche, or you can rest. The side trip winds up the valley to Chhukung for sensational views / overnight
Day 09 : Dingboche-Lobuche: 5-6 hours
Today is a climb to Duglha (4,620m/15,158ft) / stunning views of Tawachee and Cholatse (6440m) /  trail goes up to Khumbu Glacier for an hour then left into the memorial area / before reaching the village of Lobuche (4,930m/12,894ft) /  by this stage the effects of the altitude will be kicking in and you can expect colder nights / overnight
Day 10 : Lubuche – Everest Base Camp – Gorakhshep 5-6 hour
The trail continues climb to Gorak Shep / then to the Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft) / rocky and glacial trails where climbers gather for summiting Everest/ trek back /overnight Gorak Shep (5,160m/16,929ft).
Day 11 : Gorak Shep-Kalapatthar- Lubuche: 5-6 hour
Early morning hike to Kalapatthar/takes a couple of hours to walk up to the famous viewing point of Kalapatthar (Black Rock) 5,545m/18,192ft; small peak / best views of Mt. Everest, Pumori and Ama Dablam without climbing /  return to Lobuje (4930m/12894ft)/overnight at Lobuche
Day 12 : Lubuche-Pangboche: 5-6 hours
The trek retraces halfway back /  lunch at Pheriche /  up trek ends at Pangboche (3,860m/12,664ft) / on the bank of Imja Khola.
Day 13 : Pangboche- Namche Bazaar: 5-6 hours Trail retraces backc / stopping at Tengboche / during the November-December full moon / colorful Mani Rimdu festival held here / much singing and dancing / overnight in Namche Bazaar (3,400m/11,286ft).

Day 14 : Namche Bazaar- Phakding: 5-6 hour
Today the trail steeply descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge / continues on an easy natural trail / back to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft)/  relax at leisure

Day 15 : Lukla- Kathmandu
Early morning flight to Kathmandu / pick up / transfer hotel
Day 16 : Transfer to airport / fly to your next destination.

Cost: USD 1700 per person for the entire trip

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, 3 star category hotel, on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
  • Sagarmatha National Park trekking Entry Permit
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee
  • First aid kit for comprehensive medical supplies
  • Round trip / overland transport as per the itinerary
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in guest houses/lodges, best possibly private bathroom with hot shower
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and a cup of tea/coffee a day during the trek and seasonal fresh fruit after every dinner
  • Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staff
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
  • Airport transfers for internal flights
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket, rucksack, duffle bag, trekking poles if required
  • T-Shirt or cap with Boundless Himalayas logo
  • Everest Region trekking map
  • Oxymeter for Altitude Sickness who wishes to check pulse rate and oxygen saturation to ensure better health conditions
  • Farewell Dinner with typical local cultural program
  • Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure

Cost Excludes

  • Meals other than breakfast when staying in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses and bar bills
  • Clients’ travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
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