Trip Introduction

Everest Base Camp Short Trek takes us to the backyard of the world famous Sherpas, their faith in Buddhism, Namche Bazaar, the Sagarmatha National Park, the mightiest viewpoint from the top of Kalapatthar and the Everest Base Camp itself. And ofcourse LuriGo Peak which is newly explored on 2017 by our Executive Director as well Mountain Guide known as Panuru Sherpa 13 Times Everest Summiter including many other 8000m. Peaks and countdown still going on. Furthermore, we reach Tengboche Monastery which is the highest monastery in the Khumbu region of Nepal and come close to four of the world’s Six tallest peaks: Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Cho-Oyu. We begin our hike to the Everest base camp with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla equipped with all necessary permits and trekking gears.

 

Highlights of the trip:

Everest Base Camp: 5,364m

Kalapatthar: 5,643m

LuriGo Peak: 5,212m. (Newly Explored by Panuru Sherpa (Mountain Guide, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Xtreme Climbers Treks and Expeditions)

Tengboche Monastery: Tengboche Monastery, also known as Dawa Choling Gompa, in the Tengboche village in Khumjung in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Sherpa community.

Trip type: Moderate

DAY 1 – KATHMANDU: ARRIVAL DAY

Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft

 DAY 2 – KATHMANDU TO LUKLA FLIGHT AND PHAKDING

Altitude: 2,800m/9184ft (Lukla) & 2,652m/8,698ft (Phakding)

Walking Distance: 8km (3-4 hours)

Flight time: 35 min

 

DAY 3 – PHAKDING TO NAMCHE BAZAAR

Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft

Walking Distance: 10-12km (5-6 hours)

 

DAY 4 – NAMCHE BAZAAR: REST AND ACCLIMATIZATION DAY

Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft

 

DAY 5 – NAMCHE BAZAAR TO DEBOCHE VIA TENGBOCHE

Altitude: 3,820m/12,684ft  

Walking Distance: 10km (6 hours)

 

DAY 6 – DEBOCHE TO DINGBOCHE

Altitude: 4,400m/14,435ft

Walking Distance: 11km (6 hours)

 

DAY 7 – DINGBOCHE: REST AND ACCLIMATIZATION DAY

Altitude: 4,400m/14,435ft

 

DAY 8 – DINGBOCHE TO LOBUCHE

Altitude: 4,900m/16,076ft  

Walking Distance: 11-12 km (6-7 hours)

 

DAY 9 – LOBUCHE TO GORAKSHEP AND EVEREST BASE CAMP, EBC TO GOREKSHEP

Altitude: 5180m/16,994ft (Gorekshep) & 5364m/17598 (EBC)

Walking Distance: 15km (6-8 hours)

 

DAY 10 – GOREKSHEP TO KALAPATHAR AND PHERICHE

Altitude: 5,545m/18,192ft (Kalapathar) & 4,320m/14,173ft (Pheriche)

Walking Distance: 11-12 km (5-6 hours)

 

DAY 11 – PHERICHE TO PHORTSE

Altitude: 3,840m/11,284ft  

Walking Distance: 13-14km (7-8 hours)

 

DAY 12 – PHORTSE TO LURIGO-PEAK 5212m. AND BACK TO PHORTSE O/N AT SAME LODGE.

Altitude: 5,212m

Walking distance: 14-15km (6-7 hours)

 

DAY 13 – PHORTSE TO PHAKDING

Altitude: 2,610m

Walking Distance: 11-15km (6-7 hours)

 

DAY 14 – PHAKDING TO LUKLA

Altitude: 2860m

Walking Distance: 7-8km (3-4 Hours)

 

DAY 15 – LUKLA TO KATHMANDU

Flight distance: 35 minutes

 

Cost and payment details

The cost is depending on group size, affected due to the requirement of number of guides and porters, requisite of Hotel in Kathmandu, method of land/air transport. The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of trekkers. Cost will be re calculated if the itinerary is changed or modified. Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost. For Total Tour cost EMAIL US, we will send you within 24 hours as your requirements.

 

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

 

Not Included in the Cost

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)