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 with Heli tour will begin with an exciting mountain flight to the Tenzing-Hillary airport at Lukla. You will then trek 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, from Gorakh shep we catch a morning flight of heli 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.

The helicopter tour back from Gorakhsep to Lukla provides superb vistas that counts to one of the amazing lifetime experiences.

A. Itinerary in Detail (14 Days)

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu, accord warm welcome / Pick up and transfer to hotel / introduction to staff and briefing.

Overnight in Hotel Arts

Day 02: Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation
Guided tour of Kathmandu’s historical and spiritual attractions taking in many of the important valley sites

Overnight in Hotel Arts

Day 03 : Kathmandu – Lukla (40 min flight) – Phakding; 3-4 hours trek
Early morning flight to Lukla (2,800m) / final preparations / 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.

Overnight in Khumbu Travel

Day 04 : Phakding-Namche Bazaar: 5-6 hours 
The trail crosses Dudhkoshi River / long suspension bridge / along the river to Hilary’s Suspension Bridge /  trail climbs further from here to Namche Bazaar

Overnight in Kongde View

Day 05 : Namche Bazaar: Rest day
This day is a rest day taken for the acclimatization /  day hike to Thame /  visiting Khunde / relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar known as the gateway to Mt. Everest

Overnight in Kongde View

Day 06 : Namche Bazaar- Khumjung: 4 hours 
Start / climb up to the Shyangboche airstrip / just above the airstrip is the Everest View Hotel / Japanese scheme to build a deluxe hotel with great views of the highest mountains on earth. overnight (3,810m/12,500ft).

Overnight in Hidden Valley

Day 07 : Khumjung-Tengboche: 4-5 hours 
Trail descends slightly to Dudhkoshi at 3250m / steep ascent to famous Tengboche Gompa / stunning background of Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest and other peaks

Overnight in Hotel Himalaya

Day 08: Tengboche-Dingboche: 5-6 hours

Slight descent early today 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 / yak herds / eventually reaching Dingboche

Overnight in Khumbu Resort

Day 09 : Dingboche: Rest Day
The second rest day is taken for the acclimatization at Dingboche. As at Namche Bazaar, there is a side-trip planned from Dingboche, or you can rest. The side trip will wind up the valley to Chhukung for sensational views.

Overnight in Khumbu Resort

Day 10: Dingboche-Lobuche: 5-6 hours
Today 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 in Asian Himalaya

Day 11 : Lobuche –– Gorakhshep – climb Kala Patthar, approx., 5 – 6 hours
After breakfast the trail continues climb to Gorak Shep with panoramic Everest Himalayas view / trooping for 2-3 hours through rocky path, then get at the last human settlement, Gorakshep / check in to hotel and after lunch climb Kala Patthar, takes approx., couple of hours up and down where we get to see 360-degree up-close and formidable views of Mt. Everest / feeling blessed return back to Gorakhshep

Overnight in Buddha Lodge

Day 12 : Gorakhshep – Everest Base Camp – Gorakhshep 4 – 5 hours
The trail continues climb to Gorak Shep /  trail from here now is full of sand pit and boulders then to the Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft)  / sparkling view of Pumori (7,161m) Lingtren (6,749), Khumbutse (6,636m) and Nuptse (7,861m) from EBC / back and overnight at Gorak Shep (5,160m/16,929ft).

Overnight in Buddha Lodge

Day 13: Gorak Shep-Lukla by Heli tour then fixed wing (plane) back from Lukla to Kathmandu

After the breakfast, early morning scenic Helicopter flight from Gorakhshep to Lukla and take flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Overnight in Hotel Arts

Day 14: Departure day
Transfer to airport as per your flight schedule / flight to onward destination with beautiful memory back home

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in 3 / 4 star category hotel on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
  • Heli tour from Gorakhshep to Lukla
  • Plane flight from Ktm – Lukla – Ktm
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private vehicle
  • Entry fees when sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • National Park Trekking/Entry Permit
  • Local VDC area fee
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee
  • Accommodation in guest houses/lodges during the trek as per the itinerary
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) a day during the trek with 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, trekking pole and duffel bag if required
  • 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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