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Everest Base Camp Trek-12 Days

Trip Highlights


  • Everest Base Camp Trek is a famous challenging trek in Khumbu, Nepal
  • Visit Everest Base Camp and see the sunrise from Kalapatthar
  • Get to the foot of the world's highest mountain

Trip Introduction


This Everest Base Camp Trek 12 days will take you to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest and you’ll be reaching a maximum height of 5,554 meters during the trek.

Everest Region famous for its spectacular mountain peaks, scenic views, and the loyal and friendly Sherpas. The Everest region, also known as the Khumbu region, is one of the most popular destinations for tourists coming to Nepal.

You will be trekking on great trekking trails near waterfalls, un-spoilt Buddhist monasteries and through the enchanting Sherpa villages on your way to Everest Base Camp. The Everest Base Camp Trek 12 days will also give you the opportunity to trek up to Kala Patthar, a 5554 meter peak on the way to Everest Base Camp, which is a superb vantage point for magnificent views of the southwest face of Mt Everest and other surrounding Himalayan Mountains such as Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Lhotse. After your hike up to Kala Patthar, the trail takes you along the Khumbu Glacier- foot of Everest where you’ll finally reach the magnificent Everest Base Camp from where climbers are planning their summit attempts.

Reaching Everest Base Camp also marks the turnaround point of the trek so we’ll slowly start our descend, eventually reaching Lukla and Kathmandu, where it all started.

So, whenever you book this package, you must experience the listed items

Beautiful villages with Heart-warming Sherpa Hospitality and Buddhist Culture

– Sagarmatha National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site

– Tengboche Monastery- the largest of Khumbu region

Teahouses

Spectacular Views from Kala Patthar

Sherpa Culture Museum and Pyramid International Laboratory

A delightful walk to Everest Base Camp and Khumbu Icefall

Challenging Three Pass with Gokyo Lakes

Adventurous Peak Climbing and Himalayan Scenic views

 

So it is best you see our reviews and choose us for the Everest Base Camp and send us an inquiry for your trip at Nepal Lions Tours & Treks. You can also check us at Bookmundi.

Outline Itinenary


  • Day 1:  Kathmandu to Lukla - Phakding ( 2610 m)
  • Day 2:  Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
  • Day 3:  Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m)
  • Day 4:  Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 )
  • Day 5:  Rest day
  • Day 6:  Dingboche - Lobuche ( 4930m)
  • Day 7:  Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep ( 5364m)
  • Day 8:  GorakShep - Kalapattar - Pheriche ( 5545m)
  • Day 9:  Pheriche - Phortse (3810 )
  • Day 10:  Phortse to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 11:  Namche Bazaar to Lukla
  • Day 12:  Lukla To Kathmandu

Itinerary


  • Day 1:  Kathmandu to Lukla - Phakding ( 2610 m)

    Our representative will come at your door, in your hotel at nearly about 6 am to 10 am in Kathmandu, to receive you before we start the trip.
    Early in the morning we will be heading the  airport  flight to Lukla. This is an approximately 45 minutes flight with incredible mountain views north to the Himalayan Range.

  • Day 2:  Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

    Around the start of today we continue with north after the Dudh-Koshi stream and on to Jorsale where we enter the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park. From here it is a short walk around the change of two conduits, the Imja-Drangpa (Imja-Khola) and the Nangpo-Tsangpo (Bhote-Kosi) where we cross again on a suspension interface. This is trailed by a tricky move (for around 2hrs) up to Namche Bazaar, the essential town in the Khumbu territory.

  • Day 3: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m)

    Namche shapes around the side of the valley, high over the stream and, as we go, we will get the chance to see incredible perspectives of the colossal pinnacles of the Khumbu including Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and AmaDablam.

    In the wake of dropping down steeply to the stream at PhunkiTenga and eating, we have a long soak scale through delightful woodland to today around evening time’s cabin.

    Tyangboche is renowned for its incredible religious community, the biggest in the Khumbu and we will remain close to this cloister with Everest, Lhotse and AmaDablam in full view.

  • Day 4: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 )

    After breakfast we head on up the trail to Dingboche. We first descend through stunning forest to Deboche and then cross the river and have a short climb to Pangboche which is a good lunch spot.

    On this side of the river stunning Ama Dablam is prominent and a stunning distraction from the trail as we continue up to Dingboche for the night.

  • Day 5: Rest day

    Today is for giving our bodies a chance to rest and adapt. In the event that we are feeling great you could go for an acclimatization stroll up the valley for a more extensive assortment of photographs of the valley and piles of the Khumbu area.

  • Day 6:  Dingboche - Lobuche ( 4930m)

    Today we head up a wide valley underneath the noteworthy pinnacles of Cholatse and Tawache on the left. we ‘turn right’ and climb all the more steeply towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier, passing numerous stone cairns, worked as dedications to the numerous Sherpas who have kicked the bucket helping individuals climb Mt Everest. The way at that point climbs tenderly along the icy mass to achieve the bunch of houses at Lobuche.

  • Day 7:  Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep ( 5364m)

    Today we will walk 3 hours to Gorakshep along Khumbu Glacier and after the lunch we will keep on everest Base Camp. The stroll to base camp and back would require around 5-6 hours, following the Khumbu ice sheet, in some cases on moraine and in some cases on the ice sheet itself.

    On achieving the base camp, please regard the space of the campaigns based there, yet appreciate this delegated minute, before returning down the long trail back to GorakShep.

  • Day 8: GorakShep - Kalapattar - Pheriche ( 5545m)

    At the beginning of today we rise ahead of schedule to begin the move up to one of the finest perspectives in the Everest locale, Kala Patthar 5554m getting a charge out of the dawn over the mountains and the stunning perspectives of Everest and the encompassing mountains. At that point we trek back to GorakShep. After the breakfast we will walk downhill almost the whole way, as we remember your means to Duglha and afterward plummet into Pheriche.

  • Day 9: Pheriche - Phortse (3810 )

    Today we rejoin the Imja Khola which you followed on the way up. Continuing along the river we return through Pangboche to gradual walk to Phortse.

  • Day 10:  Phortse to Namche Bazaar

    From Phortse we descend to the bridge over the DudhKosi and from there we will steeply ascend to Mongla, after the descend and gradual walk back to Namche.

  • Day 11:  Namche Bazaar to Lukla

    From Namche Bazaar you ought to be amazed at how easy that steep trail is to go down (as opposed to the hard slog you had as you came up) as we descend back down to the village of Jorsale. Passing the villages of Phakding and Choplung,we walk the trail that cuts up to the airstrip at Lukla.

  • Day 12: Lukla To Kathmandu

    This morning you get up early to catch the morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. We serve you a farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant as our regard.

Cost Includes and Excludes


Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu(by flight)
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • One licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you dont have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide)
  • All the required permits and paperworks

Cost Disincludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted flights/helicopter

Customer Review


  • Aaron Kesel

    USA 13th May, 2019

    I can’t say enough how welcoming Nepal Lion Tours and this company were on this trip! Shiva truly cares and takes care of the people that do this Trek. I definitely will be coming back and reaching out to NLT again!

  • Steve Daly

    America 13th May, 2019

    Excellent trip to Everest Base Camp, I was well looked after by my guide who was very patient and did everything he could to make sure I was healthy and happy, what more could you ask for, just the two of us, trekked from Lukla to Namchie, then acclimatised and then Namchie to Dingboche, trekked a local mountain then trekked to Gorshep. Stayed in local lodge then trekked to EBC. Had beautiful views of the mountains and EBC. We trekked back to Gorshep then one stop off and back to Namchie and Lukla. 9 days in total. Definitely use the company again. Excellent value for money and great service.

  • Greg Brick

    USA 13th May, 2019

    Nepal Lion Tours and Trek is a first class company that provides excellent service. My friend booked a trip with them to EBC back in January for a trek to Base Camp in April. And while he was telling me the details, I instantly booked. What I found out was how quick Shiva was to respond to any questions or concerns regarding the trek and how much he cares about the people who sign up to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience. From our guide to our porters to where we stayed along the trek it was definitely worth it. Our guide picked us up at the airport to meet with Shiva at his office in Katmandu to go over all the details for the trek. Along the trek our guide ensured that we all made it safely. I did notice other people along the trek who did NOT have such a great experience with their guides and ultimately effects their trip. Also people traveling solo who opted not to go the route of hiring a guide. If you do not have a guide, you will not get the best rooms at the tea houses (you will most likely sleep in the dining halls) Also we heard stories of people booking with inferior guides to save on money and next thing you know they get food poisoning and have to be evacuated from the trail. If anyone is thinking about doing this trek, look no further and book with Nepal Lion and do yourself a favor and start hiking. The only way to get ready to hike is by hiking. At the end of the trek Shiva invited us out for a farewell dinner and even the next night invited us over to his house for dinner meeting his wonderful family. The excellent service, affordable pricing, and personal touch has been the principal foundation for his success. Shiva, my friend all the best and hope to reconnect in Nepal or the States in the future.

  • Chris Peterson

    USA 2nd Jul, 2018

    I recently took a tour to the Mt Everest base camp using these guys and they were awesome. The employes met with me on the day off to make sure I had my documents ready before the flight up to Lukla, and my guide, Raj met me at my hotel and made sure everything was set for the adventure. We went during what is concidered the off season (mid-feb) which ended up being great. The weather was awesome and they guesthouses were not to crowded. We hit our goal and I crossed this off the bucket list. If you are from the States or Europe and looking at a hike in the Himalaya's as your next adventure give these guys a call. Good company to work with. A buddy ended up wanting to come with on the trip about a week before I left and they helped make it happen. As someone from the U.S. I wanted to use a guide and local company for the base camp hike and they ended up being great to work with.

  • Ruizhen Zhang

    singapore 2nd Jul, 2018

    Great trip with Nepal Lion! Response rate was fast, the Director, Shiva is contactable at all times during the trip via WhatsApp or Facebook for any queries. They even provided me with a local SIM card and guide assisted me to get data on the phone to stay connected. During the trip, guide was patient and safe. I fell sick on 2days and he was constantly checking if I was ok and was concerned when I didn't feel like eating. Very attentive and caring! After the trip, I was even treated to a local cultural dinner and given a certificate of completion. Definitely different from other tour operators.

  • Rhiannon Price

    UK 29th Jun, 2018

    I had a wonderful trip with Nepal Lion Tours. Shiva was in good contact before I came to Nepal to arrange everything. My guide for the trek, Pasang Lama Tamang was wonderful!!!!! He made sure I acclimitised safely and comfortably and took care of me so well at each tea house on the road. I had food allergies that he was really great about helping with. He also helped others along the way when they were not so lucky as me. It was an amazing trek - made even more amazing by Pasang.

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  • Trip Code

    NLT-EBCT-12
  • Trip Duration

    12 Days
  • Destination

    Nepal/Everest region
  • Activity

    Trekking
  • Price

    USD1250
  • Meal

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Accommodation.
  • Transportation

    Flight
  • Accommodation

    Tea House
  • Group Size

    12-15 person
  • Trip Grade

    Moderate
  • Season

    February-June, September-December
  • Altitude

    5545m
  • Trip Attraction

    Mt Everest, Khumbu, sunrise from Kalapatthar

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