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16-Day Everest Base Camp Trekking

By Sherpa Himalaya Treks & Expedition

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You prefer less-touristy places and seek more interact with the locals while immersing yourself in the mountain views! Highlights include a visit to The Tengboche Gumba.

Overview

16 days 15 nights
Private trip
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most adventurous and amazing journeys of 15 days. All away from the crowd, this new experience with local people in the mountains will allow you to better understand their beautiful culture and traditions. You will also get to see one of the most devoted monasteries in the Himalayas: The Tengboche Gumba. You can also expect an amazing view of Ama Dablam and of course, Mount Everest itself. Along the way, you'll pass by rivers to soak in the serene atmosphere while encountering animals up close. It will definitely be a memorable and personal experience.

Trip Highlights

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What's included

US$ 1,850 NPR212,537.47 per person
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation
  • Domestic flight
  • Teahouse visit
  • Meals
  • Park entry fee
  • TIMS Card (Trekking permit)                                                                                                     Experienced trekking guide & assistant
  • Porters
  • Taxes
  • Farewell dinner
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Personal, travel and rescue insurance
  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Excess baggage charges for air travel
  • Extra accommodation
  • Extra meals
  • Extended activities and destinations
  • Hot shower
  • Battery charge
  • Tips
  • Emergency evacuation
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Accommodation

Transport

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Drop-off
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Availability

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Bookings should be made at least 30 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Kathmandu (1300m)
Kathmandu (1300m)

Today you'll settle down in Kathmandu with the help of Sherpa Himalayan's representatives.

  • Morning to afternoon: Arrive in Kathmandu, have breakfast, settle down
Day 2: Kathmandu
Kathmandu

Today, you will make the necessary preparations for your trek tomorrow.

  • Morning: Check for necessary trekking gear, introduction to the tour guide
  • Afternoon: Shopping for any last minute items
Day 3: Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding (2652m)
Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding (2652m)

Today, you will start your trek towards Phakding!

  • Morning: Breakfast, domestic flight to Lukla (40 mins)
  • Afternoon: Brief discussion and preparation, start trekking through the village of Lukla
  • Evening: Arrive at Phakding, explore the local area, visit nearby monastery
Day 4: Phakding - Dudh Koshi - Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Phakding - Dudh Koshi - Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Today, you will get to see the majetic Mount Thamserku (6608m).

  • Morning: Breakfast, walk via mighty pine forests along Dudh Koshi to Namche Bazaar
  • Afternoon: Viewing of Mount Thamserku (6608m) and Mount Everest
  • Evening: The trek ends at the gateway of Mount Everest, Namche Bazaar
Day 5: Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Today is acclimatisation day.

  • Morning to afternoon: Roam around Namche Bazaar and surrounding villages to experience local Sherpa people and their rich culture, hike up the hill for Mount Everest viewing, explore museum nearby
Day 6: Namche Bazaar - Tengboche - Debuche (3870m)
Namche Bazaar - Tengboche - Debuche (3870m)

Today, you will encounter several villages and tea shops before reaching Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

  • Morning: Begin Everest trail high above river Dudh Koshi, encounter and explore several villages and teahouses, climb towards Tengboche
  • Afternoon: Visit the huge monastery, enjoy a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountains: Tawache Peak, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Tamserku
Day 7: Debuche - Pangboche - Ama Dablam, Rhododendron Forest - Dingboche (4360m)
Debuche - Pangboche - Ama Dablam, Rhododendron Forest - Dingboche (4360m)

Today, you will come across many of nature's wonderful creations from forests to waterfalls.

  • Morning: Trek towards Dingboche, passing Pangboche along the way
  • Afternoon: Viewing of Ama Dablam and many small villages, rhododendron forest, and waterfalls
  • Evening: Dinner and overnight stay at Dingboche
Day 8: Dingboche - Nak-karjung Danda - Dingboche
Dingboche - Nak-karjung Danda - Dingboche

Today is the second day of acclimatisation.

  • Afternoon: Climb up to Nak-karjung Danda (500m) and back to Dingboche
Day 9: Dingboche - Dugla - Lobuche (4600m)
Dingboche - Dugla - Lobuche (4600m)

Today you will trek along the glacier track to reach Lobuche.

  • Morning: Begin trek
  • Afternoon: Lunch at Dugla, trek along glacier track to reach Lobuche
Day 10: Lobuche - Thangma Riju - Gorak Shep (5170m) - Everest Base Camp (5364m) - Gorak Shep
Lobuche - Thangma Riju - Gorak Shep (5170m) - Everest Base Camp (5364m) - Gorak Shep

Today you will get to have more close-up viewing of several mountains, including Mount Everest.

  • Morning: Ascend to Thangma Riju for a panoramic view of snowy mountains, climb up to Changri Glacier
  • Afternoon to evening: Viewing of Kala Patthar, ascend towards Gorak Shep for viewing of Mount Everest, lunch, head towards Everest base camp
Day 11: Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar - Pheriche (4280m)
Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar - Pheriche (4280m)

Today you'll trek to Kala Patthar for an amazing view of the sunrise.

  • Morning: Trek to Kala Patthar for sunrise view shining on Mount Everest
  • Afternoon to evening: Descend to Perish
Day 12: Pheriche - Pangboche - Tengboche - Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Pheriche - Pangboche - Tengboche - Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Today will be a long day of trekking but you'll get to see more snowcapped mountains along the way.

  • Morning: Head to Pangboche and Tengboche
  • Afternoon: Continue the trek to Namche Bazaar, passing by various campsites and villages
Day 13: Namche Bazaar - Lukla (2800m)
Namche Bazaar - Lukla (2800m)

Today, you will get to explore Lukla, one of the most challenging landing spot for pilots worldwide.

  • Morning: Trek back to Lukla
  • Afternoon: Explore local villages and restaurants, experience local life
Day 14: Lukla - Kathmandu (2800m)
Lukla - Kathmandu (2800m)

Today, you'll get to explore Kathmandu!

  • Morning: Fly back to Kathmandu
  • Afternoon: Rest or explore surrounding local experiences, souvenir shopping, sightseeing
  • Evening: Farewell dinner
Day 15: Kathmandu
Kathmandu

This day is set aside for unforeseen conditions and reserved for proper rest and shopping.

  • Afternoon: Local Thamel market
  • Evening: Last Day Dinner with Sherpa Himalaya

Meet your guide

Sherpa Himalaya Treks & Expedition

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most adventurous and amazing journeys of 15 days. All away from the crowd, this new experience with local people in the mountains will allow you to better understand their beautiful culture and traditions. You will also get to see one of the most devoted monasteries in the Himalayas: The Tengboche Gumba. You can also expect an amazing view of Ama Dablam and of course, Mount Everest itself. Along the way, you'll pass by rivers to soak in the serene atmosphere while encountering animals up close. It will definitely be a memorable and personal experience.
3 years experience
Fluent English

Sherpa Himalaya Treks & Expedition Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Sherpa Himalaya Treks & Expedition pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Comfortable clothes
Duffel bags
Medicine
Passport-size photos (4 per person)
Photocopies of passport
Sleeping bag
Sunscreen
Toiletries
Trekking pole
Trekking shoes
Warm clothing

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