Join Everest Base Camp Trekking, World’s Highest Mountain Trek

Welcome to EBC Trek package, probably one of the most popular trekking package in the world. This 16 days Everest Base Camp Trek is designed to support even an average person with average physical fitness. And this trek will bring you closer with the Mount Everest which is the highest peak of the world.

Lets start exploring sherpas villages, monasteries, school established by Hillary and off course, the most exciting trek in the world.

Royal Mountain Trekking has been providing affordable Everest Base Camp Trek service from a very long time. Nearly all our staffs and tour guides knows each and every nook and cranny of Everest Base Camp Trek since we’ve been in trekking in Nepal business for a very long period. In-fact when it comes to Trekking in Nepal we are known for providing the best Everest Base Camp Trek service. This trek which Royal Mountain Trekking is providing lasts for 16 days and it begins from the gateway of Nepal i.e Kathmandu. It will be a unique experience to confront Mount Everest face-to-face while enjoying the fascinating Sherpa culture and it can surely be one of the best personal achievement.

 

Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

Grade Duration Trek Style Best Time Group (Fixed Departure)
4 16 Days Tea House Trek Mar – Jun / Feb-Jun / Sep – Dec  GRP / FM / STU

GRP =Grouping, FM= Family, STU = Students

Everest Base Camp Trek, The Lifetime Adventure

This trek can be the adventure of your lifetime and a memorable trek for those trekkers who dream of reaching higher even than the clouds. Away from the urban life, you’ll be enjoying the time being one with the nature and viewing the panoramic scene of Himalayas which you can never see in any part of the world other than Nepal.

Royal Mountain also offers different Everest Base Camp Packages like Gokyo lake EBC, Makalu Base camp Trek, Mount Everest View Trek, Everest Gokyo Ri Lake Trek, Central Tibet with Everest Base Camp Trek.

Short Itinerary

DayActivityDestinationAltitudeTime
1ArrivalKathmandu (TIA)--
2TourKathmandu Valley Tour
3FlightLukla2840m
TrekLukla - Phakding2652m/8699ft3 hrs
4TrekPhakding - NamcheBazaar3440m/11283ft6 hrs
5Rest DayNamcheBazaar and Everest View Hotel
6TrekNamcheBazaar - Tengboche3860m/12660ft5 hrs
7TrekTengboche - Dingboche4410m/1446ft4 hrs
8Rest dayHiking to Nagerjun
9TrekDingboche - Lobuche4910m/16105ft5 hrs
10TrekLobuche - Everest Base Camp (EBC) & Gorekshep5364m/17594ft & 5181m/16994ft8 hrs
11HikingKalapattar - Gorekshep - Pheriche5330m-4210m-7 hrs
12TrekPheriche - Namche34410m/11283ft7 hrs
13TrekNamche - Lukla2800m/9184ft7 hrs
14FlyBack to Kathmandu
15Rest Day Kathmandu Valley
16Farewell

Everest Base Camp Trek Route Map

 

Trip Information Everest Base Camp Trek:

The Cost Includes:

All ground transports in private vehicle including airport transfers

Two nights (twin sharing beds) accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu

Full board meals with tea/coffee (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) during the trek

Twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek,

One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff

Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla and Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes

Duffle bag for the trekking

Down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek if require

First aid medical kit

Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee

TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)

Government taxes and office service charge

The Cost Does NOT Include:

Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’

Travel insurance

International airfare

Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)

Cold drinks Inc. coke, water, fanta etc.

Snacks and other personal expenses

Hot shower during the trek except Phakding, Namche and Lukla

Personal trekking equipment

WiFi internet during the trek

Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Price for Everest Base Camp Trek:

  • The given price is in US dollars.

Visa Information for Everest Base Camp Trek:

You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu Nepal.

  • Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Note: Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos to issue visa.

Insurance for Everest Base camp Trek:

Guide / Porters : RMT (Royal Mountain Trekking) provides insurance facility to our guides and porters as per state law.

Additional information

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Day 1

Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport symbolic will welcome you and provide the detail  program further. As we don’t have any planned activities, we check into the hotel and rest for the day. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2

Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing tour

Kathmandu is a small city enriched with 7 world heritage site declared by UNESCO. Some of these man-made marvels are as old as 2500 years. This day we will visit some UNESCO sites.

The Pashupatinath

Pashupatinath is one of the holiest shrines of all Hindus. It is located in the eastern part of Kathmandu valley on the bank of Bagmati River. Two tire magnificent golden temple has four triple silver doorways is a unique example of Nepalese temple architecture. Having the area of approx. 2.5 kilometers it is one of the largest Hindu temples in South-Asia.

The main temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva which is believed to be 2000 years old. Also hundreds of ancient lingam, shrines, icons and statues of different Hindu Gods and Goddesses can be seen in the temple.

The Boudhanath stupa

It is one of the largest and oldest monuments of Nepal, standing 36m high. Surrounded by many private colorful houses Boudhanath Stupa is considered as Mecca for Tibetan Buddhists.

The Stupa is built in mandals style having three levels of platform. There is no written document about who and when the stupa was built. Yet according to the legend it is believed that it was built by a poor lady with her four sons in fifth century AD.

Kathmandu Durbar square

Popularly known as Hanuman Dhoka Palace -an ancient seat of Nepalese Royalty lies in the heart of capital city. It is a complex of tremendous variety of temples, courtyards and palaces like Hanumandhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar (Abode of the Living Goddess), Taleju temple (used to be the seat of the ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. The Durbar Square, a UNESCO world Heritage Site, is still a focal point for social and religious ceremonies. Till date, all major state and social ceremonies are celebrated here.

Day 3

Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft, 3 hours)

You will be transferred to the airport for Lukla flight in the early morning. The flight to Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself as the two ends of the runway is just 60 meters away. From here we trek to Pakding  along with the green landscape and beautiful view of Kusum Kangaru. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 4

Pakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft, 6 hours)

This day we move along with the Dudh Koshi river. Ascend through the Himalayan pine and cedar forest to mche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles.

Namche bazaar is also popular within the merchants for trading traditional crafts. Therefore, apart from being splendid destination for tourists it is also the central trading post in Khumbu for Himalayan and lowland merchants. For acclimatization, we will spend 2 days with our team and visit local markets. Also hike and capture the glimpses of Mount Everest and other neighboring peaks. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 5

Namche Bazar and Everest View Hotel

This day is especially sectioned for acclimatization. We will make a short hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m). It was supposed to be the highest airport in the world at 3700m. Further we continue our hike to Ceverst View Hotel for panoramic views of Everst, Amadablam, Tawache etc. Also visit Everest Photo Gallery and  Sherpa Culture Museum on return. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 6

Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft<strong>,</strong> 5 hours)

Today we have an easy and uniform trail leading us to the view of Mount Everest. It is the spiritual center of the Khumbu. We continue our trip descending into the Dudh Koshi valley at Pungki Thanka. The trail then ascends at the right edge of Dudh Koshi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). The views of Mt. Amadablam and Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks are marvelous. The satisfying views adequately compensate our long and lengthy climb. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 7

Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft, 5 hours)

It is the one of the interesting days of the trip as we will not lose altitude and enjoy the views of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse & other peaks. We descend via a beautiful forest, Imja Khola and trek through the village of Pangobche (3900m). The route continues through pastures to Dingboche, known as the ‘summer valley’. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 8

Dingboche to Nagerjun (5100m/16728ft) and return Duration

This would be your second acclimatization day that requires about 6 hours of trekking to an altitude of 5100m. After breakfast, you ascend Nagerjun (5100m), a hill located on the flanks of the Chhukung valley directly above Dingboche.

The main aim is to climb high and sleep low. The foot path becomes steep at times, resulting in a physically strenuous day. Ascending the hill could take up to 5 hours at altitude. From this altitude there are good views of Lobuche East (6119m), Lobuche West (6145m), Taboche Peak (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m) and Ama Dablam (6856m). On a clear day, you could even see Makalu, the world’s fifth highest mountain, including great views of the Pheriche Valley.

After a short rest, you start the descent back to Dingboche and the walk at altitude takes about 2 hours. After lunch, take a well-deserved rest, as afternoon temperatures could drop rapidly as the sun sets over the mountain tops. You will also spend a second night in Dingboche. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 9

Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft, 5 hours)

Trek along a broad valley floor to Dughla, passing the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m). This trek is staffed by western volunteer doctors and supported by the Himalayan Rescue Association, which offers treatment and consultation to trekkers. Continue up the valley, gaining altitude. Finally, we arrive out of the valley and descend towards yak pastures of Laobuche. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 10

Trek to EBC (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft, 8 hours)

A short climb via meadows and look down to the Khumbu glacier.  Straight ahead is Kalapattar – the best vantage point to view the entire south face of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks. After a couple of hours we will get to Gorekshep, and continue our journey to the Everest base camp. The route do not elevate much, yet the ups and downs along with altitude can make the day exhausting. You will arrive at the base camp and enjoy a magnificent view of the Khumbu glacier and ice-fall, it will take approximately 3 hrs of hiking time , from where the Everest expeditions begin. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 11

Kalapattar (5545m/18188ft) - Gorekshep - Pheriche (4210m/13809ft) 7 hours:

We start the day with a hike to Klapattar (5545m). It is the best viewpoint for witnessing Mount Everest in all its glory and the spectacular Himalayan range. For breakfast we will move towards Goreshep and then move down to Pheriche. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 12

Trek to Namche (3440m/11283ft, 7 hours)

We have an easy walk today. The easy trail passes via Imja Khola, small climb to Tengboche, descend to Pungki Thanka. We encounter totally steep trail to Kyangjuma, and finally easy way to Namche. Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 13

Namche to Lukla (2800m/9184ft, 7 hours)

The trekking route stretches along with Dudh Koshi River to Lukla. The trek ends here at small mountain airstrip and catch flight to Kathmandu.  Overnight at Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 14

FFly back Lukla to Kathmandu

30-minutes amazing scenic fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel, breakfast included.
Day 15

Rest Day at Kathmandu

This day, you can relax and have a tour at city or go for shopping at Thamel (the tourist hub). Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 16

Farewell

Breakfast at hotel and approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight, a representative from the Nepal Hiking Team will take you to the airport.
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